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Calendar, Jan. 12 and 13: Almost Legal; Blues, Blues, Blues

SATURDAY, JAN. 12 Almost Legal: Theatre SKAM’s 18th Birthday Bash and Fundraiser with Mike Demers and Waves of Daves at Oddfellows Hall, 1315 Douglas St., 8 p.m. Tickets include ticket for Canadian Theatre’s best door prize, the SKAMraffle. Tel.
Defunct Chinese medicine school on Pandora mired in aftermath

Defunct Chinese medicine school on Pandora mired in aftermath

It’s a distinctive pink building dating back to 1895, but its educational history in recent years is definitely below grade. Now the former home of the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine at 769 Pandora Ave.
Victoria’s oldest school of traditional Chinese medicine closes its doors

Victoria’s oldest school of traditional Chinese medicine closes its doors

The doors of Victoria’s oldest school of traditional Chinese medicine have closed, and after more than a year, there are no plans to reopen them.
Pacific Rim College draws students from 32 countries

Pacific Rim College draws students from 32 countries

Despite the closure of two traditional Chinese medicine colleges, enrolment in the field has rebounded, mostly at Pacific Rim.
Victoria’s push to lower speed limit to 40 km/h gathering momentum

Victoria’s push to lower speed limit to 40 km/h gathering momentum

Victoria councillors are driving an initiative to reduce the default speed limit on B.C. residential streets to 40 kilometres an hour. “Consistency in speed zones is imperative but the council seems to have embraced it,” said Victoria Coun.

Jack Knox: Pipeline foes step outside 253-person hearing loop

Emma Gilchrist can be excused for feeling like an extra in Groundhog Day. For eight days, she sat through the Northern Gateway pipeline hearings in Victoria, heard 253 oral presentations made to the panel reviewing the proposal.

Professor says death of student fired by Health Ministry in privacy breach is a tragic loss

A University of Victoria student found dead in his home this week handled his termination from the Health Ministry as part of an ongoing investigation “with dignity,” said his university director.
Pamela Anderson owes Ladysmith $31,000, tax document shows

Pamela Anderson owes Ladysmith $31,000, tax document shows

Actor, animal-rights activist and model Pamela Anderson is running late on last year’s property taxes in her hometown of Ladysmith.
Province OKs acclamation of Tofino mayor

Province OKs acclamation of Tofino mayor

Tofino’s new mayor was acclaimed Friday after B.C.’s community minister signed two orders allowing the town to avoid running a byelection with only one candidate.
Radio host fired for asking Clark MILF question has new job

Radio host fired for asking Clark MILF question has new job

Vancouver radio station CFOX has hired Justin (Drex) Wilcomes, the Comox Valley host who was fired after he asked Premier Christy Clark a sexually charged question on the air.