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#101 todd

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Posted 29 June 2017 - 10:42 AM

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#102 todd

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Posted 29 June 2017 - 10:42 AM

:banana:



#103 todd

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Posted 29 June 2017 - 10:51 AM



#104 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 07 July 2017 - 06:29 PM

“It’s pretty impressive that we have two of the top clubs in Canada recognized within Oak Bay,” said Oak Bay District Coun. Kevin Murdoch, adding he was surprised but also pleased of the winning results.

 

Clubs are highly marked on community involvement and environmental responsibility, both of which have strived to follow.

 

For one, VGC’s staff can now view the golf course using near infrared, ultra-violet and thermal imaging cameras, which sounds like something out of Star Trek, but the technology helps pin-point irrigation needs, potential disease outbreak, and monitor the course’s water consumption. In the last year, the club also saved more than 24.7 tons of CO2, which is the equivalent to keeping 45 cars off the road for one full year.

 

 
Yowza, that's tough to read.

Edited by VicHockeyFan, 07 July 2017 - 06:29 PM.


#105 todd

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Posted 07 July 2017 - 08:23 PM

 

 
Yowza, that's tough to read.

 

 

What would you change?



#106 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 07 July 2017 - 08:35 PM

What would you change?

 

Kevin Murdoch, adding he was surprised but also pleased of the winning results. > >  Kevin Murdoch, adding he was surprised but also pleased to hear of the winning results.   or   Kevin Murdoch, adding he was surprised but also pleased with the winning results.

 

Clubs are highly marked on community involvement and environmental responsibility, both of which have strived to follow. > > Clubs are highly marked on community involvement and environmental responsibility, and both award recipients have have strived to follow those principles.

 

For one, VGC’s staff can now view the golf course using near infrared, ultra-violet and thermal imaging cameras, which sounds like something out of Star Trek, but the technology helps pin-point irrigation needs, potential disease outbreak, and monitor the course’s water consumption. In the last year, the club also saved more than 24.7 tons of CO2, which is the equivalent to keeping 45 cars off the road for one full year.

 

I would not use the VGC acronym here unless I had defined it earlier.  And for the last sentence, I'd need to explain how that was achieved, or I'd need some scale to show how relevant this is.


Edited by VicHockeyFan, 07 July 2017 - 08:36 PM.

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#107 todd

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Posted 07 July 2017 - 09:26 PM

 

Kevin Murdoch, adding he was surprised but also pleased of the winning results. > >  Kevin Murdoch, adding he was surprised but also pleased to hear of the winning results.   or   Kevin Murdoch, adding he was surprised but also pleased with the winning results.

 

Clubs are highly marked on community involvement and environmental responsibility, both of which have strived to follow. > > Clubs are highly marked on community involvement and environmental responsibility, and both award recipients have have strived to follow those principles.

 

For one, VGC’s staff can now view the golf course using near infrared, ultra-violet and thermal imaging cameras, which sounds like something out of Star Trek, but the technology helps pin-point irrigation needs, potential disease outbreak, and monitor the course’s water consumption. In the last year, the club also saved more than 24.7 tons of CO2, which is the equivalent to keeping 45 cars off the road for one full year.

 

I would not use the VGC acronym here unless I had defined it earlier.  And for the last sentence, I'd need to explain how that was achieved, or I'd need some scale to show how relevant this is.

 

 

You're speaking victoria they change it up in oak bay.


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#108 RoadRunner

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Posted 21 August 2017 - 09:18 PM

 
Stop the presses: Globe and Mail ends print edition in Maritimes

The Globe and Mail will stop delivering its print edition to the Maritimes, the newspaper said Monday.

Phillip Crawley, the publisher and CEO, said it followed the decision made in 2013 to stop printing in Newfoundland and Labrador.

"In keeping with the same policy, we have watched print subscriber numbers declining in the Maritimes over the last few years as we've seen digital subscriptions increase," he told CBC News in a phone interview.

"It gets to the point where it makes no sense to keep on subsidizing print delivery to that degree, where it's costing us $1 million a year to do that, and that's where it's now at with the Maritimes."

 

 

 

http://www.cbc.ca/ne...times-1.4256289



#109 johnk

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Posted 22 August 2017 - 10:01 AM

Low population density.
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#110 Nparker

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Posted 22 August 2017 - 10:05 AM

Low population density.

So Metchosin and the Highlands will be next.



#111 LJ

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Posted 22 August 2017 - 07:54 PM

I was watching a news article today that indicated that the GOC is going to institute a digital media tax on online newspapers, Netflix etc.


Life's a journey......so roll down the window and enjoy the breeze.

#112 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 28 August 2017 - 04:36 PM

Victoria Buzz has opened up an office across the street from the Times Colonist. Just a few months after it was announced that the TC is selling their building.

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#113 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 28 August 2017 - 05:33 PM

Brenons is Vic Buzz's parent company.
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