Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi is a volunteer-run registered charity dedicated to bringing theTaoist Tai Chi Internal Arts of Health and other health promoting Taoist arts to the public. The Society was founded in Toronto in 1970 by Master Moy Lin-Shin, a Taoist monk. Master Moy has synthesized the wisdom he learned in more than 50 years of training in martial arts, meditation, chi-kung and other Taoist practices.
Through the centuries, nature has shaped the people and the history of the southwest coast of Vancouver Island. Presentation of this fascinating story, where the rainforest meets the sea, is the mission of the Sooke Region Museum.
It is a people's history, set in a land where a rainforest of infinite majesty matches the awesome grandeur of the Pacific Ocean breaking upon the western shore.
The District of Sooke is the local government body responsible for providing services for the residents of the municipality of Sooke.
A municipality is a corporation of the residents of its area and the governing body of a municipality is its Council. District of Sooke Council is composed of a Mayor and six (6) Councillors who hold office for a three (3) year term.
The citizens of the District of Sooke voted to become a municipality in 1999 and upon incorporation elected their first Mayor and Council.
The EMCS Program Office, overseen by the EMCS Society and Sooke School District #62, was established in 1987 when Edward Milne Secondary School became a community school. Since that time, the staff have worked to provide education opportunities for people of all ages in the Sooke Region. We continue to grow and change with the needs of the community, and we hope that you will find programs and services that are both useful and timely.
We welcome your creative input, so please contact us if you have any great ideas for ways we can further serve the community.
RCMP Victim Services programs offer practical and emotional support to assist victims, witnesses, and families in their recovery from the impact of a crime or trauma. Services include: Emotional Support,Information on the status of a police file,Information on the Criminal Justice system,Court orientation and accompaniment, Assistance with forms, ie: Crime Victim Assistance and Victim Impact Statements, Referral to appropriate agencies for specific information, support and counseling,and crisis response at Police request.
Since 2003 we have worked to create a strong partnership of groups concerned with serving Sooke region communities and promoting health and wellness. In 2014 CHI merged with the Sooke Cooperative Association of Service Agencies (CASA). The Sooke Region Communities Health Network (SRCHN) has many individual participants who volunteer their time and have effectively had a beneficial impact across dimensions of health and social care in our region.
Originally established in 1974, the first veterinary hospital of Sooke has grown a great deal over the years. After moving to our current location under the care of Dr. Joseph Shaffer, the practice was bought by Dr. Lambert in 2013. Dedicated to excellent service, Sooke Veterinary Hospital is pleased to continue working in the community providing affordable, compassionate care for dogs, cats and pocket pets of all sizes.