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Playoffs a clean slate Game day assistant Tim O’Quinn unloads freshly washed jerseys in the Victoria Royals’ laundry room following a game last week. The Western Hockey League team’s second season kicks off tonight in Kamloops against the Blazers. The best-of-seven Western Conference quarter-final playoff series returns for Game 3 in Victoria next Tuesday. Opening faceoff for that contest and Wednesday’s Game 4 is 7:05 p.m. at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. For more, see Our View, page A10; and Sports, page A19.

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The B.C. Teachers’ Federation is going back to court to challenge the legislation that has put an end to its latest strike action, but teachers will be back on the job once spring break is over. At a news conference in Vancouver Wednesday, BCTF president Susan Lambert announced that union members will take part in a provincewide vote on April 17 and 18 to decide if they will withhold voluntary extra-curricular duties to protest Bill 22. The legislation gives the province the authority to impose heavy fines for strike action during an imposed six-month cooling-off period. A second vote would have to be held with majority support before the union approves any strike action that would defy Bill 22 and trigger fines of $1.3 million a day for the union and $475 a day for individual teachers. Year-end report cards will be completed to allow students to apply for scholarships and post-secondary education, Lambert said. She appeared to rule out further work-to-rule action as students return from spring break, but left the door open for individual districts to begin immediately withholding voluntary extra-curricular duties, such as coaching. Bill 22 goes beyond forcing an end to the strike that has had teachers refusing to complete report cards or meet with administrators since last September. It reimposes restrictions on class size and special-needs support that a B.C. Supreme Court decision last year ruled were done without adequate consultation. Lambert said that will be a focus of new legal action. “Bill 22 addresses the judgment by repealing it in one paragraph and reinstating it in the next,” she said. “That’s more than arrogant.” Education Minister George Abbott returns next week from a 10-day visit to China promoting educational exchange. He said he will appoint a mediator when he returns, to seek agreement within the terms of the government’s two-year wage freeze. editor@vicnews.com

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Region dodges flu bullet again Except for six closures of acute-care facilities, it was a quiet winter for flu outbreaks on the Island. “This year, compared to previous years, was very mild,” said Dr. Paul Hassleback, Vancouver Island Health Authority medical health officer for the Central Island. No schools were closed due to flu outbreaks, an indicator of a low incidence of outbreaks, he added. The total number of cases was not available. “We’ve been fortunate since (the 2009) H1N1 pandemic strain got in circulation. It did affect a lot of people and a lot got immunized,” he said. This season’s three-part vaccine was similar to last year’s, immunizing against H1N1, H3N2, and B influenza. As in previous years, about 40 per cent of the population got flu shots. Although there’s no indication a new strain of flu is brewing, Hasselback said viruses do adapt and “one of these years it will be much more severe.” vmoreau@oakbaynews.com

Dispatchers help nab robbery suspect A 20-year-old East Sooke man was nabbed by Victoria police, minutes after a Victoria convenience store was robbed at knifepoint Tuesday. Just before midnight, a clerk at Mac’s Convenience Store at 2635 Quadra St., called 911 to report that a robber had pulled a knife, demanded cash and cigarettes, and escaped with an undisclosed amount of money. Victoria emergency dispatchers helped officers set up a perimeter around the store and relayed a detailed description of the suspect. Shortly afterward police arrested the man at Cook and Haultain streets. Police were recommending charges of robbery and possession of a dangerous weapon. emccracken@vicnews.com

Blue Boat cancellation sparks parking concerns Esquimalt residents and defence personnel tout need for solutions

Esquimalt resident Thomas Wybert stands along Lyall Street against a backdrop of a full CFB Esquimalt parking lot. He worries that the cancellation of the Blue Boat will prompt defence personnel who can’t find space in the base’s lots to park on residential streets.

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With the potential for hundreds more vehicles to flood the area around CFB Esquimalt after the base’s Blue Boat ferry service is cut April 30, Thomas Wybert is bracing for more parking problems. The longtime Esquimalt resident, who lives on Lyall Street not far from the main base parking lots, has long complained about defence personnel taking up residential side-street parking spaces. “It’s going to get worse,” Wybert said. “Somebody’s going to get hit here because half the time when you come down a side street you can’t see because there’s trucks and everything else from dockyard parked there.” But civilian defence and military personnel say they don’t have a choice, and are worried about competing for spaces with more vehicles starting in May. “If you try to park from 7:35 a.m. on (and) unless there are at least two ships at sea, there is no parking,” said one navy wife, who spoke on condition of anonymity. Most base parking spaces are

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available on a first-come, firstserved basis. There are 1,935 spots along Canteen Road, Lyall Street and at Signal Hill in Esquimalt. There is a mix of 503 assigned and general parking spots at Naden. About 5,500 personnel work at CFB Esquimalt, though not all are employed at Naden and dockyard. “I think parking is something that we’re always concerned about, in terms of being able to support the requirements of the workforce,

because we know there are more vehicles than (parking spots),” said navy Capt. Craig Baines, commander of CFB Esquimalt. A private cross-harbour ferry, park ‘n go busing and a carpool matching service are the focus of discussions at the base. “Internally in Esquimalt we’re being challenged and the challenge is going to keep adding pressure, parking-wise, traffic congestionwise,” said Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins.

The recent creation of a full-time bylaw enforcement officer position will help address parking violations, she said. Darrell McLean, who retired from his inspector’s post at the Victoria Police Department’s West Division in Esquimalt last October, started work on Monday. “That’s good news,” said Wybert. “If they have a bylaw officer and come around like they used to do ... I think it’s a good idea.” emccracken@vicnews.com

CFB Esquimalt looks to new transportation options Private ferry, carpool-share options being considered Erin McCracken News staff

With the impending termination of CFB Esquimalt’s Blue Boat service, base officials are exploring alternative solutions that could pick up where the shuttle leaves off. Two Greater Victoria companies have approached the base about providing a private, user-pay crossharbour ferry that would carry military and civilian defence personnel between Colwood and Esquimalt. “They have to look at

the numbers, the timings, the cost for them to run a vessel and man the vessel. Basically, from a private enterprise perspective, it would all be about whether the service could generate a profit for them or not,” said navy Capt. Craig Baines, commander of CFB Esquimalt. “I’m really excited.” The Blue Boat service saw daily ridership of close to 400 people when two boats were on duty. That has dropped by 35 per cent since mid-January when one of the vessels was removed for maintenance. Baines said he can’t budge on his decision to cancel the service. The number of civilian personnel who operate the boats is declining, largely due to

attrition, and those remaining are needed to operate the base’s tugs and barges, for example. “There is zero discretion. Even stretching (the ferry service) to April 30 is having an impact on our folks, because it’s difficult for them to take leave.” The base will also offer the use of two vacant parcels of federal land in Colwood if B.C. Transit or a private bus company want to offer a park ‘n ride busing service. There is space for between 350 and 500 vehicles. But B.C. Transit officials say there is no money in the 2012 budget to extend the No. 25 bus route to that pick-up spot, or commit $200,000 a year to put an extra public transit bus on the road to transport

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Navy Capt. Craig Baines defence personnel from that location. “We don’t know how many (Blue Boat users) will become (bus) riders,” said Meribeth Burton of B.C. Transit. “We hope that it’s a majority of them, but it’s a risk that we’re not ready to assume at this time.”

Given that Treasury Board regulations prevent public funds from being spent on transporting federal employees to and from work, the base can’t shell out any money to help B.C. Transit or hire more employees to keep the Blue Boat shuttle going. “I can’t do it,” Baines said. “I’d be breaking the law.” That is why he is trying to create opportunities for alternative transportation options. The base plans to launch a new carpool matching service on May 1 to connect defence commuters. Those who use the service and carpool together will be “assigned better parking spots” at the base, Baines said. emccracken@vicnews.com

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Ryan Lockhart explains his drill bit product to Dragons’ Den executive producer Tracie Tighe, who listens to his pitch during auditions March 17 at the Inn at Laurel Point. ture and market his product, in exchange for a 50-per-cent share in his company, Lockhart Innovations.

“There will be no reason for an electrician to change bits again.” – Ryan Lockhart Those who auditioned will find out in a week and a half if they will be invited to pitch their ideas to the dragons in front of the cameras in Toronto, beginning April 12. The competition is fierce. Between 3,500 and 4,500 people audition for the show every year. Of those, 250 are invited for filming, though only half appear on the show. A relatively small number of pitchers strike a deal with one or

more of the wealthy investors, who include Kevin O’Leary, Jim Treliving, Arlene Dickinson, Robert Herjavec and Bruce Croxon. Just when producers think they’ve seen every type of pitch imaginable, still more creative ideas come through their door. “There’s every kind of spectacle,” executive producer Tracie Tigh said, from an opera singer to fire eaters to medieval jousting. “Canada is rife with entrepreneurial talent.” This audition tour is turning up some incredible business ideas, said associate producer Amy Bourne. “I think going into season seven, people sort of know what to expect a little bit more,” she said. “So you see the pitchers come in with really high-calibre pitches.” emccracken@vicnews.com

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VICTORIA NEWS - Friday, March 23, 2012

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Standing at the ready by his submarine’s attack periscope, Cmdr. Christopher Ellis gave the first of six commands that made Canadian history. “Safe fire key to fire,” the HMCS Victoria submarine commander ordered his attack coordinator and weapon handler, waiting nearby inside the boat’s control room. They turned a key and pressed a button, initiating the firing of the first of six Mark48 torpedos – rigged with data-collecting instruments rather than the usual 650 pounds of explosives – at the Canadian Forces Maritime Experimental Test Range at Nanoose Bay. “It felt fantastic,” Ellis said of feeling high-pressure air drive water into the submarine and push out the munition during

the March 14 test. “It’s the first Mark48 exercise torpedo that we have fired from the Victoria-class submarine, and the first that we have fired from a Canadian submarine (including the previous Oberonclass submarines) in over 10 years,” said Ellis, who will command the boat until at least the end of 2012. “The thing about firing the exercise torpedos at this time, it was a very visual indication that becoming fully operational is just around the corner.” That milestone certification will likely come this summer when the submarine travels to the waters around the Hawaiian Islands to take part in the biennial Rim of the Pacific exercise, the world’s largest multinational naval operation. It will allow HMCS Victoria to square off against other submarines for the first time. Being outfitted with torpedos is a capability Canada’s submarine fleet can’t do without. “It’s self defence,” Ellis said, adding that the Mark48 is used extensively by the U.S., Australia and the Dutch. “It can do a lot of

damage. Normally one torpedo’s good enough to sink one warship.” Victoria headed back to sea on Monday for additional combat systems testing. In May, the crew is scheduled to go to CFB Halifax for training, before returning to CFB Esquimalt for more sailing. “It’s been a long beginning but it’s something you can’t rush,” Ellis said of the more than five years it took to overhaul the flagship boat of Canada’s submarine fleet. “It’s a very structured approach to introducing a new class of submarine into service.” emccracken@vicnews.com

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Esquimalt property owners will likely bear the lowest municipal property tax hike in at least a decade this year. Just when Esquimalt property owners were bracing for a possible tax increase of 5.18 per cent, the latest budget tally points to a 2.49-per-cent increase, residents heard at Monday night’s council meeting. Council also announced at the meeting that the Province is contributing $75,000 to fund arts and culture events for the township’s centennial celebrations this year. This is helping offset the tax increase.

“I think there will be discom- study for bike lanes on Lampson fort here and there but I think Street and a Lyall Street study, all in all (the proposed increase which could cost a combined is) probably the best 70,000, until next year. I could have hoped More “small opporfor,” said Coun. Lynda tunities” to trim the Hundleby. “I was conbudget could also cerned that we might be identified before have to do some really the township’s 2012 painful cutting, and I budget receives final think we can live with approval by early May, this.” Desjardins said. Other measures are “In order to meet keeping the hike on the deadline of our Barb Desjardins budget, likely major the smaller side. The township’s changes at this point $93,000 annual inter-municipal will not occur,” she said. “It will and local grants budget is being all be around how do we allocate been trimmed for 2012. it now out to the different (bud“It took some time but we get) categories.” reached a comfort level of cutOn April 2, council will discuss ting back 20 per cent,” Mayor the calculation of tax rates for Barb Desjardins said. “It will residential, business, major and make it more challenging for the light industrial property owners local grants committee.” as well as those in the non-profit Other cost-saving measures recreational category. include postponing a traffic emccracken@vicnews.com

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Giving people tools to heal themselves Medicinal garden comes with more than just plants Roszan Holmen News staff

A new community garden is launching in Victoria, but instead of growing the standard mix of edibles, this one has a focus on medicinal plants. The Green Tongue Collective got permission from the Vancouver Island School of Art to start a garden on its property near Quadra Village in October. “Our collective is a conglomeration of artists, and healers and community organizers and gardeners,� said member Leila Darwish. Last Sunday, volunteers came together for their first major planting session, after several work parties were held to prepare the land. The project is called the People’s Apothecary. “We have all the regular things that people are used

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CopLogic streamlines minor crime reporting System upgrades allow for more varied public reporting Brittany Lee News staff

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It’s now easier for the public in Victoria and Esquimalt to report minor crimes. The police department recently upgraded its online reporting system, called CopLogic, and increased the type of cases that can be posted electronically. “This is an application that we thought would be more beneficial for all,” said Darlene Perry, VicPD’s director of information management. “We are in a position to host it for the entire Capital Regional District, (but) right now it will be running for Victoria and Esquimalt citizens.” The public has been able to report crimes online since 2008 and the number of cases reported has steadily increased, she said. “By increasing the number of call types, we hope to continue to get more and more information.” Driving complaints and graffiti have been added to the list of calls that can be reported online. The system includes an option for attaching photos of crimes such as graffiti. The public can also report cheque, credit and debit card frauds, and lost

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Aggressive driver ticketed for multiple offences A Victoria man was ticketed after a pedestrian was nearly struck in a crosswalk and a car headlight of a witness was smashed. After witnessing a driver speed through an Esquimalt Road crosswalk where a pedestrian was trying to cross at around 9 p.m. March 13, a motorist who had stopped for the pedestrian followed the car to

property and mischief under $5,000. There were 225 online reports to police in 2010 and 247 in 2011. Crimes reported online are treated similarly to those phoned in to the department, said Mike Tucker, VicPD communications co-ordinator. Staff process the reports and reply to online complaints within three days, he said, but the nature of the crime determines the response time. The crimes reported online are most commonly reported for insurance purposes, Tucker added. “But depending on what is reported, it could be necessitated that an officer would be dispatched.” After filing a report, the citizen is given a tracking number for the case. A full police report is emailed to the person once the crime is resolved, he said. “The idea of online reporting is not to report major offences, but to provide a convenient and accessible means for people to report offences they maybe otherwise would’ve ignored or not (phoned in).” CopLogic is another step in acknowledging people’s changing online behaviours, he added. It was unknown how much the new system will cost. It’s also too soon to gauge user feedback, but Tucker said people had asked for such a service. To report crime online, go to vicpd. ca and search for “report a crime online” under the tab “How Do I?” reporter@vicnews.com identify the licence plate number. The two vehicles stopped at a light at Admirals and Colville roads. Words were exchanged and the suspect driver allegedly backed into the witness’ car, then sped off. The father of the suspect driver, who was the registered owner of the vehicle, was called and confirmed his son had been driving, police said. The young man said the witness driver was aggressive as well, adding that he fled the scene because he was frightened. He was still ticketed for driving without due consideration and failing to remain at an accident scene. reporter@vicnews.com

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Speeder, 100, attracts national attention Police respond to criticism after centenarian let off with a warning Kyle Slavin News staff

Saanich police defended one of their officers following a flood of criticism received about a 100-year-old driver who was let off with a warning even though he had been caught speeding. The traffic safety officer was conducting speed enforcement on Cordova Bay Road March 6. An incoming vehicle was clocked travelling 50 km/h in a school zone. When the car was pulled over, the officer found the driver was a centenarian with a spotless driving record.

The story, run initially by the Saanich News, was picked up by news outlets across Canada, including the Toronto Star. Sgt. Dean Jantzen said the incident garnered a lot more public attention than expected. Police received comments in support of the officer, but they also heard from many people who questioned why a ticket wasn’t given. “We are always, always mindful that each and every officer on the streets has discretionary authority in situations such as that,” Jantzen said. “It’s difficult to armchair quarterback that when you’re not there in the moment.” The News received a number of letters and comments about the story. “Being a grandfather, I expect drivers to respect the speed

limit within my granddaughter’s school zone. Equally, I expect those drivers that exceed the limit … to be severely reprimanded, charged and fined,” wrote one Uxbridge, Ont. resident, who read about the incident in the Star. Saanich Const. Matt Cawsey wrote on the police department’s website, “Likely taken into consideration in this case was the driver’s 84 years of clean driving, and the officer’s recognition that a ticket with a fine was perhaps not required to correct the driving behaviour.” According to police, the elderly driver had recently been issued a five-year driver’s licence. There are currently 15 licensed drivers in B.C. over the age of 100, including five drivers over the age of 102. kslavin@saanichnews.com

Elderly drivers offered road test option Tom Fletcher Black Press

Drivers more than 80 years old who fail a computerized test of their mental ability will now be offered a road test before they have to surrender their licences. Attorney General Shirley Bond announced the road test option

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Friday, March 23, 2012 - VICTORIA

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Get ready to crank it up It’s been 23 years since a Victoria major junior hockey team made the Western Hockey League playoffs. That was in 1989 at the old Memorial Arena, five years before the Victoria Cougars packed up and moved to Prince George. This weekend, Capital Region puck fans can join the bandwagon, if they haven’t already, and cheer on the Victoria Royals as they battle the always-tough Junior hockey Kamloops Blazers. It’s probably an playoffs take over understatement Save-On Centre to say the Royals, despite finishing with a flourish with a pair of wins against the front-running Portland Winterhawks, are the underdogs in this series. But that’s where the excitement lays, in the chance of knocking off a favoured team. Fans came out to support the Victoria Salmon Kings in past years’ ECHL playoff runs. We encourage fans to continue that tradition and give the youngsters on the ice the royal treatment, so to speak. Royals’ supporters don’t even need to wait until the games come to the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre next Tuesday and Wednesday to watch the lads. Shaw TV is airing every game in the best-ofseven series, which starts tonight (March 23) in Kamloops and continues there tomorrow night, with both games on at 7 p.m. Ironically, the Royals’ Saturday game conflicts with the Vancouver Canucks, who are in the midst of a minor tailspin as they head toward the National Hockey League playoffs. The last few Royals home games were jammed at Save-On, as fans clamored to get a piece of the action. We expect much of the same for the upcoming games, so if you want to be there in person, you better act fast. Then again, you can always get some friends together and gather around the flatscreen in the living room to catch all the action. It’s hockey night in Canada, at its finest.

What do you think? Give us your comments by e-mail: editor@vicnews.com or fax 250-386-2624. All letters must have a name and a telephone number for verification. The Victoria News is a member of the British Columbia Press Council, a self-regulatory body governing the province’s newspaper industry. The council considers complaints from the public about the conduct of member newspapers. If talking with the editor or publisher does not resolve your complaint about coverage or story treatment, you may contact the B.C. Press Council. Your written concern, with documentation, should be sent to B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby St., Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www.bcpresscouncil.org.

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Send dirty fuel to history’s coal bin More than anything else, coal largest source of greenhouse gas fuelled the Industrial Revolution. It emission growth in Canada and are was, and still is, plentiful and cheap. the single largest reason Canada It’s also always been relatively easy is failing to meet its international to get at, especially if you climate commitments.” don’t mind sending kids I agree with Weaver into mines, endangering that the “world needs the lives of miners, or to transition away from blasting the tops off fossil fuels if it wants mountains. to avoid dangerous Coal is an 18th-century human interference fuel source, but we still with the climate system. rely on it for much of our That means coal, energy needs. Because unconventional gas, and it’s so abundant and unconventional oil all inexpensive, there’s been need to be addressed.” David Suzuki little incentive to switch Canada uses more to cleaner but often more with Ian Hanington than half its coal to expensive sources. generate electricity Burning coal pollutes and for industry. We the air, land, and water and is a export about 40 per cent, much of major driver of climate change. it to Japan and elsewhere in Asia. Emissions from coal combustion Canada also imports coal, mainly contain sulphur dioxide, carbon because it’s cheaper to ship it from dioxide, mercury, arsenic, nitrogen the U.S. to eastern provinces than oxide, carbon monoxide, lead, small from Western Canada. particles, and other toxic materials. About 18 per cent of Canada’s These cause acid rain, smog, electricity is from coal, less than damage to forests and waterways, the global 40 per cent average, and a range of serious health and much less than countries like problems in humans, from lung China, which uses coal to generate disease to cancer. about 80 per cent of its electricity. And, as University of Victoria But use varies across the country. climate scientist Andrew Weaver According to Natural Resources concluded after comparing the Canada, “Coal is used to produce impacts of burning tar sands oil to about 74 per cent of the electricity burning coal, “We will live or die by used in Alberta, 63 per cent in our future consumption of coal.” Saskatchewan, 60 per cent in Nova That doesn’t mean the tar sands are Scotia, and 18 per cent in Ontario. okay. There’s a lot more coal in the The coal not used to generate world and the impacts of mining electricity is consumed by Canada’s and burning it are more severe. steel, cement and other industries.” Weaver stressed that, “While coal Rather than looking for cleaner is the greatest threat to the climate ways to generate energy, many globally, the tar sands remain the industrial and government leaders

have been touting “clean coal.” This means trying to reduce some of the pollutants and CO2 by “scrubbing” them from emissions, by burying them underground in a process called carbon capture and storage (CCS), or converting coal to gas. These are inadequate solutions. They don’t get rid of all the pollutants. Carbon capture is expensive and mostly unproven and we don’t fully understand the consequences of burying carbon dioxide. The governments of Canada and Alberta have committed $3 billion since 2008 for demonstration CCS projects, mostly for coal operations, but some for the tar sands. Even with CCS, coal plants would not be required to eliminate their CO2 emissions, just reduce them. As long as coal remains so inexpensive to obtain and burn, with few or no dollars paid for the environmental damage it causes, it will continue to be used. And that endangers us all. We need leadership on this. As Andrew Weaver said, “The atmosphere has traditionally been viewed as an unregulated dumping ground. There is no cost associated with emitting greenhouse gases. Economists call this a market failure. To correct this failure, a price is needed on emissions.” With energy, it’s time to look to the future and not the past. That means finding ways to encourage clean energy development and discourage fossil fuel consumption. Carbon taxes and cap and trade must be part of the equation. Learn more at davidsuzuki.org.

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LETTERS Try sitting in traffic in Colwood Crawl Re: Blue Boat service works on many levels (Letters, March 16) I am in complete agreement with William Perry’s comments regarding the decision to cut the Blue Boat shuttle. The only thing I would add is that it is “totally asinine” besides “beyond idiotic.” The traffic from the Western communities is continuously getting heavier every year, with no solution to the terrible traffic congestion. Further more, the senior naval officers making the decision to cut the Blue Boat shuttle service can not possibly be inhaling car exhausts daily while being stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic during rush hour, or they would have given far more thought to it. Tamara Shiels Langford

More TB funding desperately needed Tuberculosis is a leading infectious killer, responsible for more than 1.4 million deaths each year. Yet more people than ever are being treated for this disease, and for the first time in history, death by TB is on the decline. This is an incredible accomplishment, but we are challenged by our own success: incurable, all-drug resistant TB is now spreading due to inadequate treatment, which creates drug resistant strains of the disease. A $2 billion underfunding of the largest TB treatment provider, the Global Fund, compounds this spread. Canada is one of the world’s leaders in implementing programs and funding to fight TB. It is in our own interest to take a leadership role and convince the world to eliminate this funding shortfall;

Spring has sprung A sure sign of winter’s end is cherry tree blossoms blooming in Beacon Hill Park, as ducks enjoy a paddle below in Goodacre Lake on Tuesday, the first day of spring. Don Denton/News staff

there are no borders to infectious disease. Nathaniel Poole Victoria

HST argument needs explaining again It’s amazing, after all the discussion about the HST the past three years, that people still claim that voters who voted no to the HST deprived the government of revenue, and therefore shouldn’t complain about spending cuts. How many times does this issue have to be explained? The HST was billed by the B.C. Liberals as revenue neutral. The anti-HST vote was not a mindless anti-tax protest. What most people objected to was the dishonest way the tax was introduced and the fact it represented a huge shift in the tax burden from corporations to individuals. Steven Murray Victoria

Others as quotable as younger Trudeau Re: Young people are frustrated because they care: Trudeau (News, March 16) I only have three quotes in response to Justin Trudeau’s statement that “the simplest way to effect change is to get out and vote.” “If voting changed anything,

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Time, money wasted by municipalities A risk in the current round of municipal budgeting is trimming instead of eliminating. One bureaucrat stated in a Black Press newspaper that every department has been asked to do more with less. That good notion fails in context, because some departments already try, but others don’t, so the good are penalized. Municipalities need to eliminate activities, starting with fancy flowers in front of city hall, tree trimming instead of replanting, and costly signs. They waste on faulty “consultation” exercises not competently done, unrepresentative surveys, and verbose reports with gratuitous graphics. Consultants are paid to do what anyone with sense can stand on the

street and see. Unrepresentative volunteer committees are given free lunches while they do biased pondering they aren’t competent to undertake. Fortunately, Colwood is questioning subsidizing the West Shore Chamber of Commerce. Will all municipalities stick to basics instead of handouts for marketing? A huge proportion of time is spent micromanaging development, such as Saanich’s foot-dragging and wordsmithing on secondary suites, instead of getting out of the way of honest people. Municipalities spend on pet do-gooder projects, such as Colwood’s solar energy subsidy and its support for anti-radio activists who fail high school physics. Government costs could be reduced by ensuring quality of staff and contractors and changing work rules. Spray-painting curbs without lifting the weeds is a small example. Duplication of activism and regulation raises the total tax bill for businesses and residents – some subjects are under the thumb of five layers of fiefdoms. Meanwhile citizens attempting to build, earn and live have to spend time coping with the results of inadequate policing. I doubt they want crime instead of taxes. Government is shirking its duty – protecting citizens against the initiation of force. Keith Sketchley Saanich

Letters to the editor The News welcomes opinions and comments. Letters should discuss issues and stories covered in the News. So that a range of voices can be heard, letters should be limited to 300 words or less. The News reserves the right to edit letters for style, legality, length and taste. The News will not print anonymous letters. Please enclose phone number for verification of your letter’s authenticity. Phone numbers are not printed. ■ Mail: Letters to the Editor, Victoria News, 818 Broughton St., Victoria, V8W 1E4 ■ Fax: 386-2624 ■ Email: editor@ vicnews.com

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Friday, March 23, 2012 - VICTORIA

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Menswear shop moves out west George Richard Big and Tall has made the move west, opening this week in the Millstream Village Shopping Centre. Join the staff today through Sunday (March 23 to 25) for the store’s grand opening weekend, where shoppers can receive 20 per cent off their purchase. Look for a coupon in your

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City of Victoria staff are recommending against creating a mid-block crosswalk on Pandora Avenue between Quadra and Vancouver streets. Council had asked staff to look into a marked crossing as a way for clients of Our Place Society to more safely cross the street without walking to the lights at Vancouver or Quadra streets. A review of the issue examined speed limit, pedestrian activity, traffic volume and other factors. “Based on the sufficient crossing gaps and low pedestrian volume, staff determined a mid-block marked crosswalk is not warranted at this time,” said city transportation manager Brad Dellebuur. His findings were discussed at city council’s environment and infrastructure committee meeting Thursday, after the News deadline. Committee chair Coun. Charlayne Thornton-Joe discussed the matter at a Pandora Avenue community meeting, along with people who work and live on or near that block. “They did admit that people are jamming on their brakes when people are crossing (mid-block),” she said. A crosswalk, however, wasn’t the preferred solution. Some people at the meeting voiced concerns that people might not always use a crosswalk, even if one were built. “We always imagine crosswalks make things safer, but it is not the experience all the time,” ThorntonJoe said. People are more likely to pay attention to traffic when there is no crosswalk and more likely to step off the curb without looking when there is a crosswalk, she added. rholmen@vicnews.com


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Orange sales yield cash for hospitals Thrifty Foods’ month-long Help Out One Buck at a Time campaign raised $84,742 for hospital foundations. Between Feb. 15 and March 13, $1 from the purchase of every four-pound bag of Buck Brand navel oranges at the grocery chain went to support 13 hospital foundations on Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland.

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hothead said. Hothead took film workshops and created a short about child abuse, a decade ago in Vancouver. The invitation to do this documentary came from the Committee to End Homelessness. “The next thing you know we had a group formed and we came up with the term Transform Homelessness Advocacy Watch,” hothead said. “I thought I’ve got to do it because I need to have some sanity and I need to give back in my life.” What started out as a short film transformed into a 45-minute documentary labeled Chapter 1. The next two chapters are already mapped out, with more projects by THAW planned in the future. “I’ve learned how much can actually change when we simply come together and really meet,” hothead said. rholmen@vicnews.com

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In the summer of 2010, as tensions were mounting around the tent city on Pandora Green boulevard, kym “hothead” hines was there, capturing the happenings on video. “I thought, let’s get out there on the Green – and let’s just film and see what happens,” said hothead, a moniker and pen name for the Victoria Street Newz. Hothead also invited anyone who wanted to tell their story. “Let them, the homeless, tell whatever stories they wanted to, and the question we wanted to ask the homeless and the community was, ‘what is the state of homelessness in Victoria, what is the police state around that, and what are the solutions?” The result is a documentary, called Taking the Fall, premiering next week. Police interaction was not the intentional focus of the film, hothead said. “We went out there with a camera to see what we would see, and that’s what we saw.” All day, everyday, the homeless are stopped and moved around by police “like cattle,” he said. After the city passed a bylaw banning camping on the boulevard, he captured some of the ensuing evictions. Hothead relates personally to the subject matter. He lived on the streets of Calgary as a 16 year old, a runaway from an abusive home

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12 Victoria-area authors up for BC Book prizes Twelve authors from Greater Victoria are nominated for 2012 Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes. Books written by the authors have made the shortlist in all seven categories from children’s literature to adult fiction. Colwood novelist Esi Edugyan’s book, Half-Blood Blues, about jazz musicians in the months leading up to the File photo Second World War is nominated Author Patrick Lane for the Ethel Wilson Prize for fiction. The book has already won the Giller Prize and is nominated for three other prestigious prizes, including the Man Booker. Her husband, Steven Price, is nominated in the same category for Into That Darkness. Victoria-based food magazine editor Gary Hynes is nominated for the Bill Duthie Booksellers Choice award for Island Wineries of British Columbia, as is Robert Wiersema for Walk Like a Man: Coming of Age with the Music of Bruce Springsteen. In poetry, North Saanich resident Patrick Lane is nominated for his Collected Poems, as is poet Susan McCaslin for Demeter Goes Skydiving. Former Oak Bay resident now living on Thetis Island Gary Geddes is nominated for his non-fiction book, Drink the Bitter Root. Salt Spring Island author Sheryl Salloum is one of five authors vying for the Roderick Haig Regional Prize for her book, The Life and Art of Mildred Valley Thornton. Victoria author Mike Deas’ illustrated children’s book, Dalen&Gole: Scandal in Port Angus, published by Victoria’s Orca Publishers, is up for a children’s literature prize. Also published by Orca is Karen Rivers’ What is Real, nominated in best non-illustrated children’s book. Victoria author Caitlyn Vernon’s book about the Great Bear Rainforest is also shortlisted in that category. BC Book Prizes gala will be held Saturday, May 12 in Vancouver. vmoreau@oakbaynews.com

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Unite for change The United Way is looking for creative and inspiring youth. In celebration of United Way of Greater Victoria’s 75th anniversary, the organization is planning a visual arts exhibit to showcase the art of youth aged 14 to 19 who reside in the Capital Region. Young people are invited to submit art based on the theme ‘Change starts here.’ The intention is to inspire young people to respond creatively to social issues in Greater Victoria and offer ideas on how to make a difference in our community. They are looking for creative, expressive and thought-provoking submissions that edu-

cate, challenge beliefs and raise awareness. Participants will have the opportunity to present their work professionally, win prizes and apply for a $2,500 scholarship to a program of their choice. All submissions that fall within the guidelines will be showcased. The exhibit will take place at the Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria’s new Arts Centre at Cedar Hill April 30 to May 13. Opening night is May 4 in conjunction with United Way’s YouthNOW! Awards. Submission deadline is March 31. For more information and entry form, go to www.uwgv. ca or call Cordelia at 250-220-7362.

Music from Spain Pablo Diemecke, one of the world’s extraordinary virtuoso violinists will perform with The DieMahler String Quartet March 24 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s the Virgin church, 1701 Elgin Road. This concert will feature additional guest artists and is sponsored by the Oak Bay Rotary Club, who are donating some of the proceeds for a literacy project. Tickets, $25, are available at the door or from McPherson Box Office, Cadboro Bay Books, or Ivy’s Book Store.

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Foodies support the arts Don Descoteau News staff

A dozen top Greater Victoria chefs are preparing to do battle against each other, with the primary objectives to achieve colour in their canapĂŠs – and raise money for an artistic cause. Colour Your Palate, set for April 3 at the Hotel Grand Pacific, will see guests fĂŞted with fancy finger food. The dishes are the foundation of this fundraiser for artsREACH, a program that provides high-level arts experiences in schools to children who might not otherwise have the opportunity to experience them. The event, in its fifth year, is an initiative of the OCTA Collective, a group of artists and other volunteers dedicated to teaching at-risk children life skills through art. “The importance of it is that children, when they’re participating in arts experiences, they develop other skills like communication, personal management and teamwork,â€? said OCTA co-founder and past-president Marilyn Sing. “When you’re learning academically, you don’t

learn those skills.â€? In the six years since it has been administering artsREACH in the Capital Region, OCTA – an acronym for “only creative thinking allowedâ€? – has brought the program into 42 schools. The feedback, Sing said, has been positive. “We hear about the self-confidence (students have) developed, and the fact they connect with other chilSharon Tiffin/News staff dren in their classes,â€? she said. The link between the cre- Hotel Oswego sales and catering co-ordinator ativity generated through arts- Vanessa Pennington, left, and chef Colin REACH and that of the chefs Davidson, holding a beet and goat cheese is a natural, she said. “Chefs terrine, will compete at Colour Your Palate are very creative people, and event April 3 at Hotel Grand Pacific. we challenged them by asking them to draw colour.â€? or $65 at the door and include a compliWhile some colours are more difficult mentary beer or wine, samples of every to create naturally in food, such as blue, canapĂŠ and an entry for door prizes. the Colour Your Palate competitors are For information or to book tickets, call allowed some creativity, such as using 250-812-3881. “blue rareâ€? meat, which is pink. For more on the artsREACH program The event gets underway at 5:30 p.m. visit www.octacollective.com/artsreach. April 3 at the Hotel Grand Pacific, 463 htm. Belleville St. Tickets are $60 in advance editor@vicnews.com

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When you decide to sell your home, your real estate agent will typically offer a complimentary valuation of your property and recommend a listing price within a range. But what happens if they undervalue your home – and you sell for less than fair market value? Is your realtor liable? Realtors owe a duty of care in valuing and listing a property for sale. The standard of care is that of a reasonably skilled real estate agent dealing with houses in your area. It’s higher than the standard expected of the average, informed, reasonable person. But it’s below the standard for a professional real estate appraiser – a realtor’s main job is to sell real estate, whereas a qualified appraiser has specialized expertise in assessing market values. In one case, the BC Supreme Court decided the realtor was negligent. Mr. M valued and listed for sale six 10-acre properties in Williams Lake at $35,000 each for two Vancouver sisters (prices were much lower then). The listings attracted attention, as most 10-acre parcels in the area were selling for around $40,000. Another realtor even called Mr. M’s office and suggested the property was listed well below market value. One of the six lots quickly sold for full list price. Concerned the price was too low, the sisters asked Mr. M to hold off on the remaining listings until they could get a full appraisal. Six weeks later, the buyer of the one sold lot flipped it for $65,000 to a German national buying up all the land surrounding the lake (who also later bought two other lots from the sisters for $45,000 each). The sisters sued, winning $10,000 for the undervalued flipped lot. The court said the realtor “had a duty to the plaintiffs to provide a proper valuation and to give the guidance they asked for and needed in order to list the

lots for sale. He was in breach of that duty.� If he had done a proper valuation, he would have learned about the German land owner. However, in a later 2008 case, the BC Supreme Court concluded that another realtor, Mr. B, wasn’t negligent. Mr. B had told the owners of undeveloped Maple Ridge land (which was not listed for sale) he thought they could get around $800,000 for their nine acres. They rejected an unsolicited offer he produced for that amount, but accepted a subsequent $1 million offer he presented. Later, they felt they had undersold their property. In this case, there was little evidence as to what more the realtor ought reasonably to have known before bringing the two offers to the sellers. He had looked at all recent listings in the area and found at least two comparable (though smaller) properties and taken other steps. The problem was there were few other sales or listings of properties as large as the sellers’ property. It was therefore more uncertain as to what the land’s value was. When the sellers told the agent they were going to be seeking an appraisal, it was reasonable for the agent to conclude that they were not relying on him for any more than bringing an offer. In any event, the court ultimately preferred the expert property appraisal obtained by the realtor in defence of the lawsuit, which valued the property at $980,000 (not the $1.4 million figure that the sellers’ expert said the property was worth). Your house is a significant investment. Before settling on a listing price, get opinions from several sources and question your realtor on their valuation. Also consider paying to have a professional appraisal done. And if the sale results in a dispute that you can’t resolve, consult your lawyer.

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Know the media, change the media, be the media. That’s the message the University of Victoria’s Social Justice Studies Program wants to get across this Sunday (March 25). The social justice and media conference’s stated goal is to encourage ideas about how to democratize the media by reforming mainstream outlets and developing alternative and independent media. The event is put on by the social justice program and Community Media Canada, a Victoriabased site dedicated to promoting democratic media activism. It features activists and journalists including Steve Anderson, founder of OpenMedia.ca, Stuart Hertzog, founder of community-media.ca and Janine Bandcroft, publisher and editor of Victoria’s Street Newz. Anderson will speak about the power of the Internet to connect people, or what he calls “Open Internet, Open Democracy.â€? He said he’s interested in what Victorians are thinking and doing, as the movement towards open media has been growing in Vancouver. Anderson hopes the conference will encourage more people to get involved. “It’s the leading edge to what I hope is to come‌ getting the government to respond to citizens and (allow them to) get involved in the policy making process,â€? he said. The conference is being held as part of the program’s commitment to promoting civic engagement among students, faculty and the community. All members of the public are welcome to attend. Admission is by donation. The Social Justice and the Media Mini-Conference takes place Sunday, March 25 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the UVic Legacy Art Gallery at 630 Yates St. For more information, visit web.uvic.ca/socialjustice or community-media.ca. reporter@vicnews.com

Eat a ladybug, help hospice The Victoria Butterfly Gardens is hoping people will eat ladybugs – of the chocolate variety – for a good cause. For the month of March, half of all proceeds from the sale of chocolate ladybugs will go to Victoria Hospice for end-of-life care. “Nearly all cultures think that Ladybugs are lucky,� said David Roberts, general manager of the Butterfly Gardens. “Victoria is fortunate to have the care and support of Victoria Hospice and Victoria Butterfly Gardens are lucky to be able to work in partnership

with them. We look forward to playing a small but important role in ensuring hospice care is available for all those who need it.� In addition, the Butterfly Gardens is planning a symbolic release of hundreds of blue morpho butterflies into the garden, private viewings for hospice patients and additional fundraising events in the future. The chocolates are for sale at the Butterfly Gardens, 1461 Benvenuto Ave. For more information, call 250652-3822. editor@saanichnews.com


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VICTORIA NEWS - Friday, March 23, 2012

Cougars, Panthers in cat fight Game 3 of the Brent Patterson Memorial Trophy, VIJHL final is 7:30 p.m. tonight (March 23) at Panorama. Game 4 goes tomorrow, 6:30 p.m. at Panorama, and Game 5, if necessary, is 3 p.m. Sunday at Archie Browning Sports Centre.

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■ Game 1: Fri., March 23, 7 p.m. at Kamloops ■ Game 2: Sat., March 24, 7 p.m. at Kamloops ■ Game 3: Tues., March 27, 7:05 p.m. at Victoria ■ Game 4: Wed., March 28, 7:05 p.m. at Victoria ■ Game 5: Fri., March 30, 7 p.m. at Kamloops ■ Game 6: Mon., April 2, 7:05 p.m. at Victoria ■ Game 7: Wed., April 4, 7 p.m. at Kamloops

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One thing you can count on come playoff time in the Western Hockey League is tight-lipped coaches. Victoria Royals coach Marc Habscheid offered little about his club’s strategy on how they’ll attack the Kamloops Blazers in the first round of the playoffs. Games 1 and 2 of the Western Conference quarterfinal go tonight (March 23) and tomorrow in Kamloops. The series returns to Victoria for Games 3 and 4 on Tuesday and Wednesday. “We’ve identified some things but we don’t want to share that,” Habscheid said. “We go over video, it’s been the routine (this week), to break (Kamloops’) game down and try to back it up with what we do in practice each day.” Back in 1998-99 Habscheid coached the Blazers all the way to the WHL final, only to lose to the Calgary Hitmen. The Blazers have yet to win a playoff round since then and, in Habscheid’s eyes, this series is the Royals’ to steal. “(Kamloops) had a good regular season, they’ve built for this season and they expect to move on from the first round this year. The pressure’s on them.” The coach also believes his youthful squad isn’t getting the respect it deserves for knocking off the third-place Portland Win-

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excited, you have to control your emotions and The seventh-place Victoria Royals defeated the second-place stay focused.” Kamloops Blazers just once in eight games this season. The teams The 21-year-old open their first-ever playoff series against each other tonight. defenceman was on the WHL champion Kootenay Ice that went to the terhawks in the final two games a lot of deep playoff experience. Memorial Cup last year. Rintoul of the season. To make matters worse, forwards helped the Ice defeat the Winter“We beat Portland and we’ve Robin Soudek, 20, and Brandon hawks in the WHL final, where heard, ‘well they didn’t have Magee, 18, and defenceman Zach Hamilton was the backup. (Sven) Bartschi. (But) when Habscheid, 20, are doubtful for “(Kootenay) didn’t have too we’re in tune we’re a decent Friday’s opener. many rookies last year. But you hockey team,” Habscheid said. All three played in last year’s have to play your role and accept “We’re a very young group. We opening playoff round series your role for the playoffs, and like our skill. We just have to con- against the Spokane Chiefs. help out in any way you can.” centrate – not on being the best Without them, the Royals are Royals watch individually – but (on being) the even younger. Shaw TV will air all seven best team.” “We have a lot of rookies this Aside from captain Hayden year and they’ll be playing some games of the Royals versus Rintoul and starting goalie Keith big roles,” Rintoul said. “Every- Blazers quarterfinal series. sports@vicnews.com Hamilton, the Royals are without one’s going to be nervous and Sharon Tiffin/News staff

Nominees have been released for the fourth annual Celebration of Women in Sport awards gala, April 1 at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence. The event honours women’s achievement in sports, highlighting the importance of sport for girls and women in all stages of athletic development. Nomination categories include athlete, coach, sport builder and volunteer. Shortlisted athletes are cross-coun-

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The University of Victoria Hockey Club won its third B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League title at Kamloops’ Memorial Arena on Sunday (March 18). Dustin Taylor wired a wrist shot past Simon Fraser University goaltender Graeme Gordon, 24 seconds into the first overtime period, to give UVic a 4-3 win. “Words can’t describe it,” Taylor said after the game. “It just feels good.” Goalie Jason Margolus earned the win in the final, making 14 saves on 17 shots. UVic entered the tournament as underdogs in the No. 4 seed. They went on to post a 4-0 record, winning two games in shootouts and the championship in an extra frame. “I’m so proud of them,” UVic head coach Harry Schamhart said. “They’re here because they wanted to win and because they love hockey.” SFU took a 2-0 lead in the first period of the championship game, before UVic bounced back with goals from Taylor and Brent Sutherland. The Vikes were down 3-2 to start the third. UVic defenceman Doug Evans tied the game with a wrist shot five minutes into the third, and regulation ended with 15 minutes of scoreless, nail-biting hockey. Then came Taylor’s second goal of the game, on the first shift of overtime. UVic has won the BCIHL championship in three of the league’s six years. The league is highly competitive, with teams made up of former junior players. The team is non-varsity status, recognized as a club under UVic’s athletics and recreation umbrella. sports@vicnews.com - With files from Thompson Rivers University

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“Peninsula got better as the series went on,” Cook said. “They fell into a comfort zone with what would work against us, and identified some of our weaknesses.” Travis Paterson Panthers goalie Stephen Heslop was solid, as News staff both he and Braves goalie Tanner McGaw faced 56 shots in Game 7. The Saanich Braves hockey season went up in “You weren’t going to get a soft one on Heslop,” smoke last Saturday. Cook said. “We didn’t do a good enough job of The Braves surrendered a 3-1 series lead in the getting him to move.” Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League semifiIt’s a bittersweet ending to a season with high nals and were eliminated by the Peninsula Panexpecations for the Braves. The Braves have not thers in Game 7. won the VIJHL since 1996, and There was no fire, but there was a have not been in the final since “This team went fire alarm, and with somewhat con2006. from a 12-win season troversial timing. On the positive side, it was an Three minutes into the first unpredicatble series, Cook said. (last year) to the verge overtime period, the fire alarm at Thirteen games in three weeks of making the finals Pearkes arena was pulled and disis a great experience for the rupted the game. Play resumed younger Braves, many of whom and packing the rink after a lengthy break, and Panthers will play two to three more years with fans.” forward Ryan Hunter scored five of junior hockey. – Brad Cook minutes into the second overtime to “This team went from a 12-win win 3-2. season (last year) to the verge “Kudos to the Peninsula Panof making the finals and packing thers,” said one hockey coach, unrelated to the the rink with fans. We’re pretty happy with the two teams. “If whoever pulled the fire alarm did season.” it on behalf of the Panthers, good for them. It was Braves captain Ty Jones ended the season tied clear they were rolling that top line every second for the VIJHL scoring lead and is the leading conshift.” tender for the Jamie Benn Trophy as league MVP. That line – Trevor Yee, Joe Densmore and Jones returned from junior A this season and David Stephens – connected for the 2-2 tying goal carried the Braves to second overall. He also in the second period, Densmore from Yee and helped linemate Jack Palmer win the rookie scordefenceman Chris MacDonald. ing title. But the alarm provided a rest for both teams, Who returns to the Braves in 2012-13 is already and had no outcome on the game, said Braves up in the air, with Jones debating a return to coach Brad Cook. junior A and a chance at a Div. 1 scholarship in “It was random, that’s for sure. I’ve been in that the NCAA. rink for seven years and never seen it happen. Palmer is expected to stick with the Brandon But it had no bearing on the game. Though I’m Wheat Kings next year, having played two games not sure how (Peninsula’s) developing those kids as a callup in October. on the bench with the top line playing so much.” The Braves official prospects’ camp is set for The win completed the Panthers’ comeback July 6 to 8 at Pearkes arena. from a 3-1 series deficit to kill the Braves’ season. sports@vicnews.com

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An earthmoving company based in Edson Alberta requires a full time Heavy Duty Mechanic for ďŹ eld and shop work. We require Cat Dozer/Deere excavator experience. You will work a set schedule for days on and off. Call Lloyd @ 780723-5051

The Canadian Red Cross is seeking BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

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HAIRSTYLIST WANTED Full time/part time for First Choice Hair Cutters. Guaranteed $11/ hour, 25% proďŹ t sharing, plus benďŹ ts, plus paid birthday, plus annual advanced training and advancement opportunities. Call 250-360-1923 today for an interview.

NEWS

FREE ITEMS FREE: FREEZER, 12 cu ft, works well, needs new seal, you pick up, (N. Saanich). Call 250-655-1541.

FRIENDLY FRANK BERNARDINE CANNING jars, eight, new, 1 litre. $6. 250-383-4578.

Jasmine Parsons

RENTALS APARTMENT/CONDO ARGYL MANOR, 9861 Third St., 1 BDRM, F/S, common W/D, N/S, N/P, HT/HW incl’d, $850/lease. Avail April 15th. Call 250-475-2005, ext: 227.

TABLE, 30� square w/ two 8� drop leaves, 2 dinette chairs, $25 obo. Call 250-519-0277. WHITE KITCHEN chandelier with 3 glass shades. $50. (250)652-3168.

FUEL/FIREWOOD ARBUTUS, CYPRESS, ďŹ r, hardwoods. Seasoned. Call 250-661-7391. SEASONED FIREWOOD Vancouver Island’s largest ďŹ rewood producer offers ďŹ rewood legally obtained during forest restoration, large cords. Help restore your forest, Burndrywood.com 1-877-902-WOOD.

GRANT MANOR, APARMENTS 6921 Grant Rd. Sooke Bachelor and 1 bdrm. apts. Some newly renovated For further information and to view call

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AUTO SERVICES

CARS

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

BEAR MTN area- suite in new house, 2 bdrms, ground floor. Laundry. $1100. inclds utils. Great views. (250)886-7755.

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

93 PONTIAC Grand Am, white, 159kms, 4 dr, CD. $800. Call (778)433-8437.

COOK & EMPRESS- 1 bdrm bsmt suite, all utils incld. NS/NP. $650. (250)385-2312.

all conditions in all locations

SCRAP BATTERIES Wanted We buy scrap batteries from cars, trucks & heavy equip. $4.00 & up each. Free pick-up anywhere in BC, Minimum 10. Toll Free 1.877.334.2288.

Capriet Rental 1.250.381.5048

ESQUIMALT

Unique Building Must see

2 Bdrm. Very quiet, ocean views, Clean, well maintained. Adult oriented. Laundry, Sauna, Elevator, Hot Water, Heat. (250) 388-9384 FERNWOOD AREA Apt, large 2 bdrm, $875. (Immed). Incls H/W. 250-370-2226 to view.

COTTAGES

FERNWOOD AREA Apt, large Bach, $540/mo. Avail now. Call 250-370-2226 for viewing.

SIDNEY CHARMING garden cottage, sea view & beach access on bus route to Sidney & Victoria, near ferries & airport. Totally reno’d, with beautiful fir floors, 1 bdrm (fits queen or smaller), 1 bath (shower, no tub), open kitchen/dining & living area, 4 appliances, off street prkg. $1000. NP/NS. Opportunity to garden. Long term preferred. 250-656-3003.

DUPLEXES/4PLEXES SIDNEY- 3 bdrm (behind Thrifty’s) 1 bath. Reno’d. NS/NP. $1375+(250)656-4003

SENIOR ASSISTED LIVING

Fraser Tolmie Apts 1 and 2 bdrms 1-877-659-4069 www.frasertolmime.ca 1 & 2 Bedrooms 1701 Cedar Hill X Road www.frasertolmime.ca for pics

VALBURN COURT: Bachelor suites avail. Walking dist. to Mayfair Mall. On bus route. $675. NS/NP. 778-430-5415.

MALAHAT 1 & 2 BdrmsPanoramic views. Serene & secure. All amenities on-site, firewood. $700-$1200 inclusive. Monthly/Weekly. Pets ok with refs. 25 min commute to downtown Victoria. Must have references. 250-478-9231. ROCKLAND AREA Apt, lrg 1 bdrm, incls heat & H/W, $780 (Immed) 250-370-2226 to view

OPEN HOUSE: Sat., March 17th, 2-4pm, 202-455 Kingston St. 1 bdrm +den in the Camelot Seniors building. Services incld; daily meal, housekeeping and heavy laundry. Beautiful building, great staff. Call Luella at 250-519-0550.

250-885-1427

CORDOVA BAY- cozy 2 bdrm grd level, W/D, hydro incld, $920 mo. Appt (250)658-4760.

Call us first & last, we pay the highest fair price for all dead & dying vehicles. Don’t get pimped, junked or otherwise chumped!

GLANFORD- 1100 sqft 2 bdrm, quiet/bright. Reno kitch & bdrm closet. w/d, full bath, storage, priv entr, sm yrd, near bus, amens. NS/NP, $1030, ht, h/w, hydro/internet incld. Refs. 250-704-0197.

KG MOBILE Mechanic. Convenience of having a mechanic at home or on the road. (250)883-0490.

LANGFORD. SUNNY 2-bdrm grnd lev. $1100. inclds cable, util, wi-fi,laundry.250-882-2330

SUITES, UPPER LANGFORD 3 bdrm 2 bath 1200 sq ft upper, n/s, newly renovated, all new flooring & paint, deck, wood f/p, w/d, d/w, large south facing front yard on quiet cul-de-sac. April 1, $1500, pet negotiable, references 250-516-3453, langfordrental@hotmail.ca

TRANSPORTATION AUTO FINANCING DreamCatcher Auto Loans “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals

1-800-910-6402

www.PreApproval.cc DL# 7557

STORAGE SHIPPING CONTAINERS 20’ or 40’. Buy or Rent. Safe and secure. Easymove Container Services. Serving Vancouver Island. 1-(888)331-3279

CASH PAID FOR ALL VEHICLES in

SHIFT AUTO FINANCE Get Approved Today! CREDIT DOESN’T MATTER.. For The Best Interest Rate Call: 1.877.941.4421 www.ShiftAutoFinance.com

RECREATIONAL VEHICLES FOR SALE

2000 KUSTOM KOACH 26’ 5th Wheel Ready to roll, in great shape. Has slide room, big awning, oak cabinets, tons of storage, big fridge & stove, ducted heat & A/C. High quality unit with rubber roof & fiberglass body. $12,750 OBO, 250 466 4156 Bill

MARINE BOATS $$$ BOATS Wanted. Any size. Cash buyer. Also trailers and outboards. 250-544-2628.

RECREATIONAL VEHICLES FOR SALE

1992, 26 ft TRAVELAIRE. Bright, clean, sleeps 4. Twin beds in back & fold down double bed. Immaculate condition. Full shower with skylight, generator, air conditioning, 91,000 km. $16,500. (250) 743-6036

CARS 1991 JAGUAR Sovereign, good condition, loaded, must be seen, 237,000 kms, $2500 obo. Call 250-595-2662. 2007 CUSTOM Chev HHR. Excellent condition. Loaded. White. 119,000 km, mostly hwy driven. On-Star. $11,900 firm. 250-755-5191. 2008 HONDA CIVIC LX 4 door, auto, top of the line & fully loaded including rare power sunroof option. Babied by 1 owner, garage kept, hwy commuter (76k). Dealer maintained. Burgundy with factory 5 spoke alloy wheels & a set of winters tires on steel rims. Full power-train warranty until Dec. 20 2012. $14,995 o.b.o. 250-466-4156

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GORDON HEAD, 1613 Longacre Dr., Sat, March. 24, 9am-3pm. Moving Sale. Everything must go! Too many items to list. See you there.

NORTH SAANICH, 1550 Eagle Way, Sat, March. 24, 10am-2pm. No early birds. Nails, nuts, bolts, plumbing & electric supplies. Household & gardening items.

LAKEHILL, 4200 Leaf Hill Green, Sun, March. 25, 10am2pm. Downsizing Sale.

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GARDENING

GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS

HAULING AND SALVAGE

HAULING AND SALVAGE

ACCOUNTING Vida Samimi

CARPENTRY, DRYWALL, kitch/bath, wood floor, tiles, plumbing, renos 250-213-6877

BUBBA’S HAULING. Mini excavator & bob cat services. Call 250-478-8858.

FENCING

GUTTER CLEANING. Repairs, Maintenance, Gutterguard, Leaf traps. Grand Xterior Cleaning Services. WCB Insured. Call 250-380-7778.

CA$H for CAR$

DRAFTING & DESIGN DESIGN FOR PERMIT. w w w. i n t e gra d e s i g n i n c . c o m Call Steven (250) 381-4123.

AAA. NO job too small. Fences, decks, installation & repair. References, affordable, experienced. Les (250)880-2002. ALL TYPES of fencing, repairs. Reliable, on-time. Free estimates. Call 250-888-8637.

DPM SERVICES: lawn/gard, cleanups, pruning, hedges, landscapes, irrigation, pwr washing, gutters 15yrs. 250883-8141. LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR custom design install, gardens, lawns & patios, irrigation & fences. web.me.com/rodkeays Call 250-858-3564. LANDSCAPE & TREE Fruit/hedges/pruning. Lawn & garden. Maint. 18 yrs exp. WCB. Andrew, (250)893-3465. OVERGROWN GARDEN? Cleanups. Pruning roses, fruit tree, hedges. John Kaiser 250-478-7314, 250-812-8236.

Certified General Accountant Bookkeeping, Audit, Payroll, HST. Set up & Training. E-File

TAX 250-477-4601 PENNIE’$ BOOKKEEPING Services for small business. Simply/Quickbooks. No time to get that paperwork done? We do data-entry, GST, payroll, year-end prep, and training. 250-661-1237

CARPENTRY BENOIT CONSTRUCTION. Reno’s & Additions. Windows, Doors, Decks. 250-479-0748. CUSTOM PLANER- (Fir, cedar) baseboards, casings, crown molding (any shape). Call (250)588-5920.

CLEANING SERVICES BUY 2 get 1 FREE CLEANING! Lnsd/Insur. Refs. PureShine-Cleaning.com 250-6616927

DRYWALL AARON’S RENO’S Drywall, taping, texture. Insured/bonded. Free est. 250-880-0525.

FURNITURE REFINISHING. Specializing in small items, end-tables, coffee tables, chairs. Free pick-up & delivery. References available. 250-475-1462.

ELECTRICAL

GARDENING

250-361-6193. QUALITY Electric. Expert in new homes & renos. References. #22779

AURICLE Lawns- cln up lawn garden hedge pruning soil tests & fertilize. (250)882-3129 J&L GARDENING Specialty yard clean-up and maintenance. Master gardeners. John or Louise (250)891-8677 20% OFF! Pruning, Hedge & Shrub Trimming, Soil/Mulch (2 cu yd), Hauling. 250-479-6495

AT&T ELECTRIC. Renovations. Residential & Commercial. Knob & tube replacement. #26125. (250)744-4550. EXPERIENCED ELECTRICIAN. Reasonable rates. 250744-6884. Licence #22202.

HOUSEKEEPER EXPERIENCED, reliable. References. 250-920-6516, 250-881-7444.

GNC ELECTRIC Res/Comm. Reasonable rates for quality work. #43619. 250-883-7632.

SPOTLESS HOME Cleaning. Affordable, Experienced, Reliable, Efficient. (250)508-1018

KENDRA’S ELECTRICAL Co. #86952. No Job too Small. Kendra, 250-415-7991.

COMPUTER SERVICES A HOME COMPUTER Coach. Senior friendly. Computer lessons, maintenance and problem solving. Des, 250-6569363, 250-727-5519.

FURNITURE REFINISHING

DRYWALL PROFESSIONAL: Small additions, boarding, taping, repairs, texture spraying, consulting. Soundproof installation;bath/moisture resistance products. Call 250.384.5055. Petrucci’s Drywall.

NORTHERN SUN Electric Comm/Res. $35/hr. Work Guaranteed. Any size job. (250)888-6160. Lic#13981. WATTS ON ELECTRIC, Residential, Commercial, Renovations. #100213. 250-418-1611.

(250) 858-0588 - Tree Service - Landscaping - Lawn & Garden Clean ups - Hedge trimming & Pruning - Pressure washing - Gutters Free estimates * WCB www.mowtime.ca ARE YOU in need of a professional, qualified, residential or commercial gardener? www. glenwood gardenworks.com

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HANDYPERSONS RENO MEN. Ref’s. BBB. Free Estimates. Call 250-8859487. Photos: renomen.biz AAA. NO job too small. Fences, decks, installation & repair. References, affordable, experienced. Les (250)880-2002. AL’S AVAILABLE to update your home. Kitchens, baths, basements, etc. Licensed & Insured. Al 250-415-1397. BIG BEAR Handyman & Painting Services. No job too small. Free Estimates. Senior discounts. Barry 250-896-6071 IFIX HANDYMAN Services. Household repairs and renovations. Free estimates. Call Denis at 250-634-8086 or email: denisifix@gmail.com

250-888-JUNK www.888junk.com CAPTAIN JUNK. Free est. Satisfaction guar. Same day removal. Call 250-813-1555. CLEAN-UP SPECIAL. You load bins, size 12 yard $100 plus dump fee or we do it all. Call 250-361-6164. FAMILY MAN Hauling. Prompt, Courteous. Call Chris for all your hauling needs. 250-920-8463.

PARRY’S HAULING We haul it all - FREE estimates. Call Shawn 250-812-7774

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

QUALITY WORK. All Renos & Repairs. Decks, Suites, Drywall, Painting. 250-818-7977.

GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS 250-889-5794. DIAMOND DAVE Gutter Cleaning. Thorough Job at a Fair Price! Repairs, gutter guard, power/window washing, roof de-moss. Free no obligation estimates. AL’S V.I.P. Gutter Cleaning, Guards, windows, powerwashing, roof de-moss, repairs. Insured. Call (250)507-6543. GUTTER CLEANING, repairs, de-mossing. Windows, power washing. 250-478-6323. PERIMETER EXTERIORS. Gutter cleaning, repairs, upgrades & maintenance. WCB, Free est. 250-881-2440.

SENIOR HANDYMANHousehold repairs. Will assist do-it yourselfers. Fred, 250888-5345.

HAULING AND SALVAGE #1 JUNK Removal & Hauling. Free estimates. Cheapest in town. Same day emergency removal. Call 250-818-4335. lalondejeff62@yahoo.ca $20 & Up Garbage & Garden waste removal. Senior Disc. Free estimates. 250-812-2279. SAVE-A-LOT HAULING Furniture, appliance, garden waste, we take it all! Always lowest rate, senior discount. Brad 250-217-9578.

IRRIGATION/SPRINKLER SYSTEMS

✭BUBBA’’S HAULING✭ Honest & on time. Demolition, construction clean-ups, small load deliveries (sand, gravel, topsoil, mulch), garden waste removal, mini excavator, bob cat service.(250)478-8858.

SUMMIT IRRIGATION. Highly Respected Van company now in Victoria! Pro Irrigation & Water Services. 250-883-1041

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MOVING & STORAGE

PAINTING

PAINTING

PLUMBING

STUCCO/SIDING

UPHOLSTERY

CBS MASONRY BBB A+ Accredited Business. Chimneys, Fireplaces, Flagstone Rock, Concrete Pavers, Patios, Sidewalk Repair. Replace, Rebuild, Renew! “Quality is our Guarantee”. Free Competitive Estimates. Call (250)294-9942 or 250-589-9942. www.cbsmasonry.com

2 BURLEY MEN MOVING. $85/hr for 2 men (no before or after travel time charges on local moves. Please call Scott or Joshua, (250)686-6507.

Donerightpainting.net Satisfaction guar. WCB cov. 25yrs exp. Free est. 250-813-1555.

Peacock Painting

PATCHES, ADDITIONS, restucco, renos, chimney, waterproofing. Bob, 250-642-5178.

DIAMOND MOVING. 1 ton 2 ton. Prices starting at $85/hr. Call 250-220-0734.

SAFEWAY PAINTING

EXPERIENCED JOURNEYMAN Plumber. Renos, New Construction & Service. Fair rates. Insured. Reliable, friendly. Great references. Call Mike at KNA (250)880-0104.

CBS MASONRY BBB A+. Chimney, Fireplaces, Rock, Flagstone, Concrete, Pavers, Repair, Rebuild, Renew. “Quality is our Guarantee.” Free Competitive Est’s. Call (250) 294-9942/589-9942. www.cbsmasonry.com ROMAX MASONRY. Exp’d & Professional. Chimneys, Brick Veneer, Rockwork, Cultured Stone, Interlocking Paving. Fully insured. Estimates. Call 250-588-9471 - 250-882-5181

High quality, Organized. Interior/Exterior Residential/Commercial Jeff, 250-472-6660 Cell 250-889-7715 Member BBB

PAINTING ALFRED, ALFRED Quality Painting. Wholesale, Discounts! 50 years experience. 250-382-3694. A PROFESSIONAL Woman painter. Karen Bales Painting & Wallcoverings. Over 25 yrs exp. Free est. 250-514-5220. BIG BEAR Painting & Handyman Services. No job too small. Free Estimates. Senior discounts. Barry 250-896-6071

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FREE ESTIMATES. Reasonable. Reliable. No job too small. Call 250-388-5544. KERRY’S GAS & PLUMBING SERVICESRepair, maintenance & install. 250-360-7663.

PLASTERING PATCHES,Drywall, skimming, old world texturing, coves, fireplaces. Bob, 250-642-5178.

YOUR PERSONAL Interior Painter. No Job too Big or Too Small. Call Gilbert today for free quote. (250)886-6446.

PLUMBING FELIX PLUMBING. Over 35 years experience. Reasonable rates. Call 250-514-2376.

TILING A1. SHAWN The Tile GuyRes/ Comm/ Custom/ Renos. 250-686-6046

TREE SERVICES

15% SENIORS DISCOUNT ST PAINTING free est, written guarantee and full ref’s. WCB ins. Call Kaleb (250)884-2597.

RE-STUCCO & HARDY Plank/Painting Specialist. 50 years experience. Free estimates. Dan, 250-391-9851.

PRESSURE WASHING

LOCAL TREE CO. 30 yrs exp. Bucket truck, chipper. We buy logs. Insured. (250)883-2911.

WE’RE ON THE WEB

DRIVEWAYS, WALKWAYS, Decks, etc. Reasonable rates. 250-744-8588, Norm.

UPHOLSTERER work. Your fabric 250-480-7937.

or

NEEDS mine.

WINDOW CLEANING DAVE’S WINDOW Cleaning. Windows, Gutters, Sweeping Roofs, Pressure Washing, Roof Demossing. Call 250361-6190. GLEAMING WINDOWS Gutters+De-moss. Free estimate. 18 yrs. Brian, 514-7079. WCB. GLEAMING WINDOWS Gutters+De-moss. Free estimate. 18 yrs. Brian, 514-7079. WCB.

WINDOWS ALFRED, ALFRED Quality Windows Wholesale, Discounts! 50 years Construction experience. 250-382-3694.

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Crossword

ACROSS 1. Plant louses 7. Breezed through 11. A native of Africa 12. Goidelic 13. External 14. __ Lilly, drug company 15. Fence entrance 16. Enclosed yard 18. Drug company 20. Food consumers 21. Strongly disinclined 23. Small goose 24. Launched Apollo 25. Soft stem center 26. Longest river in Ayrshire 27. Sodium 29. Lion sign 30. Southwest Airlines (abbr.)

Sudoku

31. Kilometers per hour 33. Of, French 34. Atomic #50 35. Body of poetry 37. Spanish cubist painter Juan 39. Grandmothers 41. City of The Un. of the Punjab 43. A roll of parchment 44. What a ghost does 46. Looked intently 47. Swedish rock group 48. Don’t know when yet 51. Hostelries 52. Golf ball holders 53. With a sincere intent 55. Alicante’s 7th largest city 56. A disorderly crowd

Today’s Answers

21. In any manner at all 22. Large tropical carnivorous lizards 26. Up and out of bed 28. Readily seen or understood 32. Respects 36. Clearance, fire or garage 38. A list of names 40. Sealed (abbr.) 41. Lubricated 42. Squash bug genus 43. Sales line 44. Feel aversion toward 45. Cain’s brother 49. The cry made by sheep 50. An arbitrageur 54. Atomic #41

To solve a Sudoku puzzle, every number 1 to 9 must appear in: • Each of the nine vertical columns • Each of the nine horizontal rows • Each of the nine 3 x 3 boxes

Remember no number can occur more than once in any row, column or box.

Today’s Solution

DOWN 1. A later idea 2. Jabs 3. Hello 4. Frost a cake 5. Decaliter 6. Genus Gallinago birds 7. Auspices 8. A short-lived fashion 9. This (Spanish) 10. Bambi and her mom 11. Emphasized a syllable 13. Limit the inheritance of a property 16. 2nd month (abbr.) 17. Wyatt __, OK Corral 19. Given with gold & muhr

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VICTORIA NEWS - Friday, March 23, 2012

Select your home. Select your mortgage.

This Weekend’s

OPENHOUSES

Oak Bay 250-370-7601 Victoria 250-483-1360 Westshore 250-391-2933 Sidney 250-655-0632 Chatterton Way 250-479-0688 www.vericoselect.com

Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Lynnell Davidge, 250-477-7291

pg. 25

pg. 37

Saturday 2-4 Sutton West Coast Realty Jonas Solberg 250 479-3333

pg. 38

7-704 Rockheights, $565,900

1086 Totemwood, $829,000

638 Ralph St, $449,000

Saturday 2-4 Macdonald Realty Ltd Eleanor V Smith 250 388-5882

Saturday 2-4 MacDonald Realty Lorraine Stundon 250 812-0642

Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Keith Watson 250 744-3301

Sunday 3:30-5:30 Fair Realty Bianca Rose 250 360-7599

Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Ed G Sing, 250-744-3301

Saturday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Rosemarie Colterman 250 384-7663

Daily exc Friday 2-4 Newport Realty Blair Watling 250 385-2033

pg. 8

Sunday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Nicole Burgess 250 384-8124

101-1501 Richmond Rd, $299,900

204-1539 Morrison, $269,900

Saturday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Craig Walters, 250-744-3301

Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Philip Illingworth, 250-477-7291

pg. 16

1005-225 Belleville, $649,900 Saturday 2-4 Sutton West Coast Hiro Nakatani 250 661-4476

pg. 39

Saturday 2-4 Newport Realty Marc Owen-Flood, 250--385-2033

Daily Noon-5 exc Fridays Concert Properties 250 383-3722 pg. 7

pg. 12

pg. 9

Saturday & Sunday 1-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Murray Lawson 250 385-9814

3108 Mars St, $558,000

pg. 22

pg. 25

Sunday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Mike Van Nerum, 250-477-1100

Saturday 1-3 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Lenna Dallen, 250 479-3333

720 Linden Ave.

pg. 15

pg. 5

Sunday 1-3 Newport Realty David Harvey, 250-385-2033

Sunday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Gary Bazuik, 250-477-5353

pg. 6

6-920 Caledonia St, $439,000 Sunday 1-3 Newport Realty Patricia Parkins, 250-385-2033

pg. 6

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pg. 17

Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Susan Carley, 250-477-7291

Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Susan Carley, 250-477-7291

pg. 9

pg. 16

Saturday 12-2 Pemberton Holmes Joseph Martin, 250-361-8167

pg. 25

pg. 25

Saturday & Sunday 1-3 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Realty Don Beckner 250 477-5353

Sunday 2-4 MacDonald Realty Lorraine Stundon 250 812-0642

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Alliance David Rusen, 250-386-8875

pg. 16

Sunday 2-4 Fair Realty Ray Kong, 250-590-7011

pg. 38

Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Shelley Saldat, 250 384-8124

Saturday 11-1 & Sunday 1-3 Jonesco Real Estate Wayne Garner 250 881-8111 pg. 7

441 Victoria, $929,000 pg. 17

1482 Thurlow, $649,900

877 Newport, $969,000

1370 Craigflower, $429,000

Sunday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Tom Croft 250 592-4422

Saturday 2-4 Newport Realty Tim Taddy 250 592-8110

Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Judy Campbell 250 744-3301

pg. 13

pg. 25

Saturday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Deborah Kline 250 661-7680

Saturday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Guy Crozier 250-744-3301

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Ross Shortreed, 250-858-3585 pg. 20

pg. 20

pg. 6

pg. 36

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Saturday 1-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd Patti Locke-Lewkowich 250 477-7291

pg. 22

pg. 22

pg. 21

201-651 Jolly, $199,900

pg. 14

1877A Feltham Rd, $599,900 pg. 17

Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Rick Turcotte, 250-744-3301

Sunday 2-4 Newport Realty Blair Watling 250 385-2033

2377 Henry Ave, $639,000

426-9882 Fifth St, $279,900 Saturday 11-1 Holmes Realty Ltd. Steven Klipper, 250-656-0911 Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Gary Anderson, 250-744-3301

pg. 26

9876 Seventh St, 539,000 pg. 8

pg. 38

70-530 Marsett Pl, $614,900 Saturday 2-4 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Josh Verbruggen, 250-848-2887

pg. 23

9045 Lochside Dr, $975,000 pg. 15

pg. 13

5202-2829 Arbutus, $539,000 Saturday 12-2 RE/MAX Camosun Karen Jensen, 250-744-3301

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Roxanne Brass, 250-744-3301

pg. 9

Saturday 2-4 Holmes Realty Steven Klipper, 250-656-0911

pg. 20 Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Diana Winger 250-999-3683

pg. 14

916 Grilse, $889,000 Saturday 11-1 Pemberton Holmes Diana Winger 250-999-3683

570 O’Connell Pl, $469,900

pg. 23

7161 West Saanich, $269,900 Daily 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Don King 250 656-4626

4744 Interurban

9-520 Marsett, $589,700 pg. 17

pg. 23

107-10160 Third, $259,000 Sunday 2-4 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty May Hamilton, 250-477-5353

68 Regina, $419,900

Saturday 3-5 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Joseph Martin, 250 474-4176 pg. 24

Sunday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Mary Beaumont 250 889-2233

528 Walter Ave, $439,900

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Lorraine Williams, 250-216-3317

20-934 Boulderwood, $579,900 Sunday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Sharen Warde 250 592-4422

pg. 23

9336 Maryland Sunday 11:30-1:30 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty May Hamilton, 250-477-5353

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Bruce Hatter, 250-744-3301

102-820 Short Sunday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Luisa Celis, 250-477-1100

pg. 37

203-2440 Oakville, $299,000 Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Nicole Burgess 250 384-8124

23-901 Kentwood Ln, $449,000

pg. 23

9216 Mainwaring, $589,900 Saturday 12-1:30 Re/Max Camosun Adrian Langereis 250 744-3301

pg. 36

pg. 22

2577 Heron Way, $159,900 Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Eileen Jespersen, 250-686-4820

4921 Prospect

934 Craigflower, $419,000 Friday, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 Pemberton Holmes Nicole Burgess 250 384-8124

Saturday 1-3 Fair Realty Bianca Rose 250-360-7599

Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Jasmin Gerwien, 250-384-8124

pg. 18

pg. 23

pg. 8

204-1196 Sluggett, $242,000 pg. 19

4665 Amblewood Dr

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Dale Sheppard 250-478-9600

104-7701 Central Saanich Rd, $142,000 Saturday 11:30-1:30 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty May Hamilton, 250-477-5353

pg. 20

4032 Malton, $1,150,000 pg. 14

pg. 21

949 Doumac, $499,000

Saturday 2-4 One Percent Realty Vancouver Island James Andersen, 250-213-3710

4674 Lochside, $1,048,000

544 Paradise

pg. 17

pg. 13

pg. 54010001

3482 Bethune Ave., $469,500 pg. 19

Saturday 2-4 Holmes Realty Ltd. Steven Klipper, 250-656-0911

1708 Carnegie, $549,900

Sunday 12:30-2:30 Fair Realty Bianca Rose 250-360-7599

3880 Synod, $499,900

Saturday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Brian Andrew 250 592-4422

Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Judy Campbell 250 744-3301

Sunday 2-3:30 Newport Realty Rick Allen, 250-385-2033

pg. 37

pg. 6

909 Lucas Ave, $584,900

pg. 35

pg. 19

1990 Haultain, $609,000

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Newport Realty John Monkhouse 250 385-2033

202-2589 Penrhyn, $349,900

1143 Lugrin, $460,000

Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Bruce Hatter, 250-744-3301

Saturday 1-3 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Cheryl Bejcar 250 592-4422 pg. 21

pg. 38

pg. 6

Saturday 3-4 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911

8761 Pender Park Dr, $799,000 pg. 5

Saturday & Sunday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Kevin Starling 250 889-4577

1366 Craigflower, $569,900

1145 Johnson, $469,000

502-2829 Arbutus, $699,900

pg. 21

4942 Cordova Bay, $1,049,000

946 Shearwater

34 Phillippa Pl, $969,900 Saturday 3-4 Pemberton Holmes Stacey Dewhurst 250 384-8124

Sunday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Suzanne Mitchell, 250-477-7291

pg. 18

25-909 Admirals, $379,000

451 Chester Saturday & Sunday 1-4 RE/MAX Camosun Mark Lawless, 250-744-3301

1 Cadboro Heights Pl, $479,900

Saturday 1-3 Coldwell Banker Slegg Realty Sonya Stewart, 250-516-5008

pg. 12

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Newport Realty Glen Myles, 250-385-2033

Saturday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Mike Van Nerum, 250-477-1100

Sunday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Jeff Bishop, 250-474-6003

pg. 23

pg. 19

660 Birch Rd, $577,000 pg. 21

Sunday 11-1 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Rick Couvelier, 250-477-7291

Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Rick Couvelier, 250-477-7291

Saturday 2-4 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty May Hamilton, 250-477-5353

2830 Parkview, $543,000

205-1870 McKenzie Ave, $225,000

13-1182 Colville, $425,900

577 Toronto St

1810 Hollywood Cres., $875,000 Saturday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Ltd. Mike Ryan 250-477-1100

pg. 18

305-1083 Tillicum, $289,900

807-66 Songhees, $629,900

305-649 Bay, $242,900 Sunday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Julie Rust 250 477-1100

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Newport Realty Robert Buckle 250 385-2033

404-104 Dallas Rd, $429,900

208-305 Michigan, $185,000 Saturday 11-1 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Rick Couvelier, 250-477-7291

pg. 17

1021 Craigdarroch, $739,000

402-1000 McClure Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Dave Bhandar, 250-384-8124

Sunday 2-4 Boorman’s Rod Hay 250-595-1535

pg. 1

Saturday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Roxanne Brass, 250-744-3301

pg. 13

2239 Shelbourne St, $369,000

Saturday 2:00-4:00 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Ltd. Alison Stoodley 250-477-1100

2182 Weiler, $379,000

4682 Scottswood, $499,000

309-1012 Collinson St, $299,000

pg. 22

pg. 14

3401 Clovelly Court, $544,900

2624 Arbutus Rd, $699,900

301-380 Waterfront, $569,625 pg. 8

pg. 12

pg. 39

22-127 Aldersmith Pl, $469,000 pg. 6

Sunday 1-3 Fair Realty Kevin Ramsay, 250-217-5091

2051 Brethour Pkwy, $424,500

Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Bill Bird 250 655-0608

Sunday 2-4 Kroppmann Realty Dale Kroppmanns 250-478-0808

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Roy Coburn, 250-812-1989

Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty May Hamilton, 250-477-5353

303-7143 West Saanich

103-101 Nursery Hill, $319,900

6-920 Caledonia Ave, $439,000 pg. 7

Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Tara Niedoba 250 857-0178

pg. 6

1750 Tiffin Plc., $549,900

pg. 18

172 Levista, $699,900

402-11 Cooperage, $448,000

Saturday 1-3 Newport Realty David Harvey, 250-385-2033

Saturday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Realty Rich Humphries 250 592-4422

8-127 Aldersmith, $459,900 pg. 11

481 Ker

1711 Christmas, $615,000

pg. 14

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Marsha Crawford 250 889-8200

pg. 36

360-4488 Chatterton pg. 21

pg. 6

736 Falkland, $1,060,000

405-1235 Johnson, $173,000

Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Rick Hoogendoorn, 250-592-4422

Saturday 1-4 Sutton Group West Coast Lynn MacDonald 250 479-3333

Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Ivica Kalabric 250 384-8124

205-2125 Oak Bay, $346,500 Saturday 2-4 Sutton West Coast Hiro Nakatani 250 661-4476

pg. 20

778 Cameo, $599,900

Saturday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Suzanne Mitchell, 250-477-7291

Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Cassie Kangas 250 477-7291

Sunday 2-4 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Norma Campbell, 250-477-5353

pg. 16

2120 Kings, $749,999

3-828 Rupert Terrace

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Macdonald Realty Nicholas Bardon, 250-686-5064

pg. 37

305-820 Short St, $349,888

104-1450 Beach Dr, $325,000

754 Humboldt, $198,900

1356/1350 McNair St

Saturday & Sunday 1-4 RE/MAX Camosun Mark Lawless, 250-744-3301

pg. 16

Saturday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Jeff Bishop, 250-474-6003

3-727 Linden Ave

1020 Richardson Saturday & Sunday 1-4 RE/MAX Camosun Mark Lawless, 250-744-3301

pg. 18

101-1807 Oak Bay Ave

2820 Wyndeatt, $399,000

604-75 Songhees, $679,000 Saturday 1-4 Sutton Group West Coast Bill MacDonald 250 479-3333

2226 Windsor, $879,000

Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Cheri Crause, 250-592-4422

1121 Fort, $183,900

209-835 View, $159,900

Mar. 22-28 edition of

203-1120 Fairfield Rd, $395,000

309-930 North Park, $224,900

1211-160 Wilson, $694,000 Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Adrian Langereis 250 744-3301

Find more details on the Open Houses below in the

1306 Richardson St, $669,000

C-707 Linden, $419,900

Check the page number below in Real Estate Victoria or visit www.revweekly.com

Published Every Thursday

Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Lee Johnston, 250-478-9600

2368 Oakville pg. 5

Sunday 11-1 Holmes Realty Ltd. Steven Klipper, 250-656-0911

pg. 23


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Friday, March 23, 2012 - VICTORIA

This Weekend’s

OPENHOUSES

Check the page number below in Real Estate Victoria or visit www.revweekly.com

Published Every Thursday

Find more details on the Open Houses below in the Mar.22-28 edition of

1058 Marchant, $399,900

28-2070 Amelia Ave, $239,500

907 Dawn Lane, $565,000

1001 Wild Ridge Way

2735 Cornerstone Trc

Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Rick Couvelier, 250-477-7291

Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Frances Wade, 250-656-0131

Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Gary Bazuik, 250-477-5353

Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Jerry Bola 857-0178

Saturday 12:30-2 SmartMove Real Estate Blair Veenstra 250-380-6683

pg. 23

pg. 23

1632 Barrett Saturday 2-4 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Jim Bailey, 250-592-4422

pg. 23

1826 Millstream Rd

8-2070 Amelia, $305,000 Saturday 1-2 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Shane King, 250-744-3301

pg. 26

pg. 35

10929 Boas Rd, $859,000 Sunday 2-4 Holmes Realty Steven Klipper, 250-656-0911 Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Alliance Jim Parsons, 250-382-1816

pg. 23

Sunday 2-4 JonesCo Real Estate Inc. Ian Heath 250-655-7653

pg. 3

970 Birch Rd, $550,000 Saturday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Judy Gerrett, 250-656-0131

pg. 22

pg. 35

pg. 38

Sunday 2-4 RE/MAX Camosun Karen Jensen, 250-744-3301

pg. 38

Saturday 1-3 RE/MAX Camosun Fran Jeffs, 250-744-3301

pg. 27

117-643 Granderson, $369,000 pg. 23

7951 Larkvale Rd, $785,000 Sunday 12-2 Holmes Realty Ltd. James Bridge, 250-656-0911

Saturday 1-4 DFH Real Estate Jenn Raappana, 250-474-6003

631 Glacier Ridge, $499,900

1950 Polo Park Cl Saturday & Sunday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Henry Van der Vlugt 250-477-7291

pg. 26

3522 Promenade

2139-2600 Ferguson, $299,000 Saturday 1-2 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911

Sunday 2-4 Kroppmann Realty Dale Kroppmanns, 250-478-0808

974 Moss Ridge, $629,900

590 Seacliffe, $719,900

Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Gregg Mah 250 384-8124

pg. 32

2200 Harrow Gate, $629,000 pg. 22

Sunday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Anke Venema, 250-477-1100

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pg. 13

pg. 38

2154 Nicklaus Dr

Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Brad Maclaren, 250-727-5448

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ron Bahrey, 250-477-7291

pg. 26

3334 Myles Mansell Rd., $409,000

101-2600 Peatt, $344,900

Saturday 2:30-4 SmartMove Real Estate Blair Veenstra 250-360-6683

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Mark McDougall 250 888-8588

pg. 26

987 Ironwood, $729,900

557 Delora, $519,900

Saturday 12-2 Re/Max Camosun Brad Maclaren, 250-727-5448

Sunday 2-4 Coldwell Banker Slegg Realty Barbara Scott, 250-383-1500

pg. 26

pg. 27

Sunday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Komal Dodd 250 479-3333

pg. 40

304-611 Brookside, $198,000

2324 Hoylake Cres, $418,900 pg. 28

1616 Millstream, $799,900

Daily 12-4 Pemberton Holmes Greg Long, 250-384-8124

pg. 10

2167 Pyrite Dr, $314,500

2589 Buckler, $479,900 pg. 10

Saturday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Justine Connor 250 474-4800

pg. 37

Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Brendan Herlihy, 250-642-3240

1204 Muirfield, $829,900 pg. 27

Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Jim Reslein 250 384-8124

pg. 26

678 Augusta Pl, $529,900

3436 Aloha Ave, $699,900

870 Falkirk Ave.

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662 Goldstream Ave., $249,900

608 Fairway Ave. $329,900

Daily 1-4 Kahl Realty Jason Kahl 250-391-8484

Daily 1:30-4:00 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Ltd. Jennifer Scheck 250-477-1100

pg. 15

3292 Mary Anne, $499,900

593 Latoria, $285,000

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Shirley Zailo 250-478-4828

Saturday & Sunday 1-4 Pemberton Holmes Greg Long, 250-384-8124

pg. 27

pg. 14

3363 Mary Anne, $499,900

Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Bruce Warburton 250-893-0117

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Shirley Zailo 250-478-4828

2954 Golden Spike, $334,900

3431 Luxton, $699,900

Saturday 2-4 Fair Realty Ray Kong, 250-590-7011

Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Shirley Zailo 250-478-4828

pg. 38

pg. 5

Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Bruce Hatter, 250-744-3301

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Curtis Lindsay 250 744-3301

pg. 27

Sunday 1:30-3:30 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Morley Bryant, 250-477-5353

pg. 27

Saturday 2-4 Kroppmann Realty Dale Kroppmanns, 250-478-0808

3436 Mary Anne Cres

1622 Millstream, $799,900

Sunday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Julie Demelo, 250-479-3333

Sunday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Komal Dodd 250 479-3333

pg. 26

22-3049 Brittany, $339,900

2298 Setchfield, $587,500

563 Brant Pl

Saturday 1-3 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Diego Lauricella, 250-479-3333

Sunday 2-4 RE/MAX Camosun Fran Jeffs, 250-744-3301

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes David Hale, 250-812-7277

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1629 Jersey Rd., $479,900 Sunday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Farrell Magnusson 250-477-7291

pg. 29

pg. 28

957 Shawnigan Lake, $319,900

2839 Acacia Dr, $442,900

Saturday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Shirley Zailo 250-478-4828

pg. 37

pg. 27

867 Arncote, $449,900

584 Kingsview Ridge, $514,900 pg. 27

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pg. 27

2683 Lakehurst, $425,000

620 Lomax, $1,275,000 pg. 27

Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Jacqueline Baker, 250-384-8124

2620 Bamboo, $679,900

Thurs & Fri 1-4 & Sat & Sun 11-4 Coldwell Banker Slegg Realty Daniel Weiss 250 383-1500

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Trout added to Elk Lake Addition of thousands of fish signals start of fishing season

Bay Highway from Elk Lake. A total of 7,000 of the catchable fish, each weighing at least 2.25grams, will be set free into Elk Lake between now and June. Last year, one of the fish caught in the lake had Jim Zeeben grown to nine pounds. News staff While the strain is known as Fraser Valley With sunlight sparkling rainbow trout, the fish off dozens of small casare from the Vancouver cades of water, a class of Island Trout Hatchery in Saanich school children Duncan. helped release thousands “The weather is warmof rainbow trout into the ing up and … we’re busy waters of Elk Lake. getting Capital Regional The curious kids were District lakes ready for each given a small bucket another great fishing seacontaining two fish and son,” said hatchery manshown how to gently pour ager Brian Martin. the trout into the shallow Parents who want help waters. For some of the teaching their kids about students, there were mixed fishing can sign up for the emotions as the small fish Learn to Fish program. cautiously darted along The first class at Elk Lake the shore before escaping ran last Sunday at the fishJim Zeeben/News staff ing pier. into the darker waters of May Galayugo, 7, dumps two rainbow the lake. Pre-registration is “I don’t know if she’ll trout out of her bucket and into Elk Lake, required but all equipwant to eat fish now,” said as her mom Noemi Abejuela, right, and ment is provided and parNoemi Abejuela, mother grandmother Norma Abejuela watch. ticipation is by donation. of seven-year-old May GalThe program is funded, in ayugo, who named her two trout 73 years. part, by fees paid for by angling Pinky and Sally. About 2,000 fish were released licences. The two were joined by May’s in what was the first drop of For more information, call 250grandmother, Norma Abejuela, the season, on March 8, by stu- 361-0732 or visit www.gofishbc. who said she had never experi- dents from Lakeview Christian com. enced anything like this in her School, located across the Pat editor@saanichnews.com

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may be the most photographed vehicle in B.C. Visiting with Langley’s Claud Muench at Fraser Valley World of Wheels Car Show east of Vancouver in February was constantly interrupted with people ALYN EDWARDS asking to have their CLASSIC picture taken with his RIDES car. The car is spectacular by itself. But the A&W themed display is over the top. It’s the teenage car hop mannequin on roller skates carrying a tray with hamburgers and root beer that is the big attraction. But the display of the car aptly named Caramel Sundae also includes other A&W memorabilia including a full picnic setup. Of course, the Root Bear is front and centre. It always draws a crowd. Claud and Darlene Muench live in nearby rural Langley. She helps him set up the full display and comes back at the end of shows to assist in the disassembly and packing away in their truck. “It’s a 50-50 partnership,” Claud says. The display has grown over the 10 years they have owned the bronze and white 1956 Mercury Montclair hardtop complete with fender skirts and continental kit. Claud grew up on the family dairy farm at Derby Reach alongside the Fraser River west of Fort Langley. The land was deeded

The classic car with a full A&W display is the subject of thousands of photographs and may be one of Canada’s most photographed vehicles.

to his great grandfather in 1875. The elder Muench had driven cattle to the goldrush in the Barkerville area of B.C. Claud Muench, a retired millwright, had always loved cars and had been on a seemingly endless search for 1956 Mercury. In 2003, he and Darlene were on an extended 25,000-kilometre travel trailer exploration of Canada when, in Port Hope, Ont., Claud suddenly said: ‘There it is!” He had stopped for a red light when a1956 Mercury suddenly crossed in front of him.

He chased the driver down to get alongside. “Is it for sale?” he called from his truck. When the driver of the Mercury answered in the affirmative, a roadside deal was struck and the car was eventually trucked to Langley. The car had been built at the St.Louis, Missouri Mercury Lincoln factory two days before Christmas, 1955. It was originally Glamour Tan and Wimbledon White. The basically unrestored car had been repainted in 1975 Ford saddle

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VICTORIA NEWS • OAK BAY NEWS • SAANICH NEWS • GOLDSTREAM NEWS GAZETTE • PENINSULA NEWS REVIEW - Friday, March 23, 2012

Silver Arrows back on track after 75 years METROLAND MEDIA CARGUIDE MAGAZINE

Claud Muench poses alongside the roller skate-equipped mannequin, dressed as an A&W carhop, that he bought on Ebay.

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bronze metallic and classic white colours. The A&W theme grew out of Claud’s feeling that his car display needed a gimmick to create interest. It started with the search for a drive-in restaurant tray which he located in a Fort Langley antique store. Then he bought A&W root beer glasses on Ebay. He experimented with hot wax in his kitchen to make the glasses look like they are filled with root beer and topped with permanent froth (whipped wax). But the search for a teenage girl mannequin proved to be elusive and took years. Then one day, Ebay delivered the dream. “I didn’t have an Ebay account so I telephoned my son-in-law to get him to buy it,” Claud recalls. “He asked me what my limit was on bidding and I told him there wasn’t one. Just buy it.” Luck prevailed and their $100 was the only bid. The clothes were purchased at Value Village. Darlene sewed the strip on the pants. The authentic A&W Drive-in restaurant order book was also purchased on Ebay along with the roller skates. At outdoor

shows, rock ‘n’ roll music is piped through drive-in theatre speakers. The mobile A&W drive-in restaurant display with the 1956 Mercury Montclair as the centerpiece has been in car shows all over British Columbia, including 100 Mile House and Kamloops. The effort has been rewarded with more than 70 trophies. The car has been driven 17,000 kilometres since its purchase. “We take it out for Sunday drives, sometimes for groceries or just to go out for something to eat,” Claud says. He has met thousands of people who are drawn to his A&W display which has been the subject of countless photo sessions. “It keeps me young,” he says. And his 1956 Mercury is often parked outside the A&W in the Fraser Valley village of Aldergrove. Claud Muench meets his car buddies there for a coffee almost every morning.

After much speculation and excitement, Goodwood has confirmed that 75 years after the first appearance of the legendary pre-war ‘Silver Arrows’ in the UK, the 2012 Goodwood Revival (Sept 14 to 16) will stage arguably the most spectacular historic vehicle demonstration of all time. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the famous Silver Arrows Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union Grand Prix cars once again being driven in anger at a British motor circuit for the first time in 75 years will make the 2012 Revival a must-attend event for all motor sport enthusiasts. The iconic Mercedes-Benz W25, W125, W154 and W165, plus examples of the Auto Union Type C and Type D, will be

in action at race-speeds in September, with well-known top-level racing drivers behind the wheels of these awesome and significant cars. This promises to be the biggest thing in historic motor sport for decades. Alongside the Silver Arrow racers will be many of the cars that competed against – but were totally out-classed – by the dominant Mercedes-Benz and Auto Unions in the late 1930s. Expect to see examples of ERA, Maserati, Riley, Bugatti and MG on the legendary Goodwood track, alongside the Silver Arrows. Tickets and further information for the 2012 Goodwood Revival and Festival of Speed can be found on the Goodwood website (www.goodwood. com/motor sport/), or on-line via the Ticket section of the website www.goodwood.com/motorsport

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VICTORIA NEWS • OAK BAY NEWS • SAANICH NEWS • GOLDSTREAM NEWS GAZETTE • PENINSULA NEWS REVIEW - Friday, March 23, 2012

Ram to build new compressed natural gas-powered Pickup METROLAND MEDIA CARGUIDE MAGAZINE

Mercedes-Benz will be a featured marque at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. One the cars there will be the W194 300 SL, the world’s first “Gullwing� car.

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Mercedes-Benz will showcase its illustrious motorsport heritage and its latest model range at the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed (June 28 to July 1) – and also promises to spring a few surprises for the 150,000 visitors expected. The theme for this year’s Festival of Speed at Goodwood House, the home of Lord March, is ‘Young Guns – Born to Win’. Mercedes-Benz cars and drivers have been winning since the dawn of the motoring age, and the company has brought more than its fair share of young guns to prominence through the years, most recently Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton.

A rich heritage in motorsport is evident in the four historic racing cars that have been nominated to tackle the famous Goodwood Hillclimb – and the people recruited to drive them. Mercedes-Benz Classic is celebrating 60 years of the legendary W194 300 SL, which was a highly successful competition car two years before the ‘Gullwing’ road-going model appeared, and 75 years of the 1937 W125 Tripoli Grand Prix car, which went on to further successes that season. One of the Mercedes-Benz ‘fin-tail’ sedans from the early 1960s, the W111 220 SE of 1963, will also tackle the course. The competition quartet is completed by the 1997 CLK-GTR, devised for FIA GT racing.

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B6 • InMotion

Friday, March 23, 2012 - VICTORIA

Voted

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VICTORIA’S #1 USED CAR DEALERSHIP

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$

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*

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*

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MPG

2010 TOYOTA

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13,999

$

*

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2008 CHEVROLET

COLORADO LT CREW CAB 2WD, 99,000 kms.

13,799

$

*

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2011 TOYOTA

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31,699

*

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*

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15,999

$

! Y S A E ENT

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Subaru of America, Inc. has announced the debut of its EyeSight driver assistance system. The suite of safety and driver assist technologies will debut at the New York International Auto Show on 2013 Legacy and Outback models.

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EyeSight will subsequently appear on other products in the Subaru line-up and integrates adaptive cruise control, pre-collision braking, and vehicle lane departure warning. The new technology, which can also detect obstacles in front of a parked car and limit potential damage in an impact, will become available later this year. EyeSight uses two charge-coupled

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device (CCD) cameras developed by Subaru. EyeSight is mounted inside the car on the upper edge of the windshield, thus reducing the potential for damage that could occur in bumper-mounted systems, such as radar. The EyeSight system processes stereo images to identify the vehicles traveling in front, as well as obstacles, traffic lanes and other items.

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WISE BUYERS READ THE LEGAL COPY: Vehicle(s) may be shown with optional equipment. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offers. Offers may be cancelled at any time without notice. See your Ford Dealer for complete details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. *Purchase a new 2012 Fiesta SE sedan with manual transmission/2012 Focus SE sedan with manual transmission/2012 Escape XLT I4 FWD with automatic transmission/2012 Edge SEL FWD with automatic transmission for $16,499/$19,499/$21,499/$29,499 after Total Manufacturer Rebate of $0/$250/$5,000/$4,000 and customer cash of $500/$500/$500/$1,000 deducted. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Manufacturer Rebate has been deducted. Offers include a Manufacturer Rebate of $0/$250/$5,00/$4,000, customer cash of $500/$500/$500/$1,000, and freight and air tax of $1,600 but exclude variable charges of license, fuel fill charge, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and charges, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. All prices are based on Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Manufacturer Rebates can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. **Choose 0.00%/0.00%/5.99%/4.99% annual percentage rate (APR) purchase financing on a new 2012 Fiesta SE sedan with manual transmission/2012 Focus SE sedan with manual transmission/2012 Escape XLT I4 FWD with automatic transmission/2012 Edge SEL FWD with automatic transmission for a maximum of 72 months to qualified retail customers, on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest APR payment. Purchase financing monthly payment is $196/$236/$302/$428 (the sum of twelve (12) monthly payments divided by 26 periods gives payee a bi-weekly payment of $90/$109/$139/$198 with a down payment of $2,400/$2,500/$3,300/$2,900 or equivalent trade-in. Cost of borrowing is $0/$0/$3,510.73/$4,235.12 or APR of 0.00%/0.00%/5.99%/4.99% and total to be repaid is $14,099/$16,999/$21,709.73/$32,572.96. Offers include a Manufacturer Rebate of $0/$250/$5,00/$4,000, customer cash of $500/$500/$500/$1,000, and freight and air tax of $1,600 but exclude variable charges of license, fuel fill charge, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and charges, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. Taxes are payable on the full amount of the purchase price after Manufacturer Rebate deducted. Bi-Weekly payments are only available using a customer initiated PC (Internet Banking) or Phone Pay system through the customer’s own bank (if offered by that financial institution). The customer is required to sign a monthly payment contract with a first payment date one month from the contract date and to ensure that the total monthly payment occurs by the payment due date. Bi-weekly payments can be made by making payments equivalent to the sum of 12 monthly payments divided by 26 bi-weekly periods every two weeks commencing on the contract date. Dealer may sell for less. Offers vary by model and not all combinations will apply. **From Feb. 1, 2012 to Apr. 2 , 2012, receive 0% APR purchase financing on new 2012 Fiesta (excluding S) and Focus (excluding S) models for a maximum of 72 months to qualified retail customers, on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest interest rate. Example: $20,000 purchase financed at 0% APR for 72 months, monthly payment is $277.78, cost of borrowing is $0 or APR of 0% and total to be repaid is $20,000.Down payment on purchase financing offers may be required based on approved credit from Ford Credit. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price. ±Lease a new 2012 Focus SE sedan with manual transmission and get 0% lease annual percentage rate (LAPR) financing for up to 48 months on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest LAPR payment. Lease a vehicle with a value of $20,599 at 0% LAPR for up to 48 months with $2,100 down or equivalent trade in, monthly payment is $199, total lease obligation is $11,652 and optional buyout is $7,828. Offer includes Manufacturer Rebate of $250 and customer cash of $500. Taxes payable on full amount of lease financing price after Manufacturer Rebate is deducted. Offer includes freight and air tax of $1,600 but excludes variable charges of license, fuel fill charge, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and charges, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. Additional payments required for PPSA, registration, security deposit, NSF fees (where applicable), excess wear and tear, and late fees. Some conditions and mileage restrictions of 64,000 km over 48 months apply. A charge of 16 cents per km over mileage restrictions applies, plus applicable taxes. Manufacturer Rebates can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. All prices are based on Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. †From Feb. 1, 2012 to Apr. 2, 2012, receive $250/$500/$750/ $1,000/$1,500/ $1,750/ $2,000/$3,000/$3,250/ $3,500/ $4,000/ $4,500/$5,000/ $5,500/$6,000/ $6,500/$7,000/ $7,500/$8,000 in Manufacturer Rebates with the purchase or lease of a new 2012 Focus (excluding S)/2012 Flex SE, E-Series/2012 Explorer (excluding Base)/2012 Taurus SE, Escape I4 Manual, Transit Connect (excluding Electric)/2011 Fiesta S, Ranger Super Cab XL and Regular Cab/2012 Mustang Value Leader/ 2012 [Fusion S, F-350 to F-550 Chassis Cabs], 2011 [Taurus SE, F-150 Regular Cab XL 4x2 Value Leader] /2012 [Flex (excluding SE)], 2011 [Fusion S]/ 2011 Fiesta (excluding S)/2012 Mustang V6 (excluding Value Leader)/ 2012 [Taurus (excluding SE), Edge (excluding SE), Expedition], 2011 [F-350 to F-550 Chassis Cabs]/ 2012 Mustang GT/ 2012 [Fusion (excluding S), Escape and Hybrid (excluding I4 Manual)], 2011 [Taurus (excluding SE)]/2012 [Escape V6, F-250 to F-450 gas engine (excluding Chassis Cabs)], 2011 [Fusion (Excluding S), Ranger Super Cab (excluding XL)]/2011 Expedition/2012 F-150 Regular Cab (excluding XL 4x2) non-5.0L/ 2012 F-150 Regular Cab (excluding XL 4x2) 5.0L /2012 [F-150 Super Cab and Super Crew non-5.0L, F-250 to F-450 diesel engine (excluding Chassis Cabs)], 2011 [F-150 Super Cab and Super Crew non-5.0L and 3.7L engines]/2012 [F-150 Super Cab and Super Crew 5.0L], 2011 [F-250 to F-450 Gas engine (excluding Chassis Cabs) - all Raptor, GT500, BOSS302, and Medium Truck models excluded. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. ††Offer valid from February 1, 2012 to April 2, 2012 (the “Program Period”). Receive a maximum of [$500]/ [$1000] worth of selected Ford custom accessories, factory installed options, or Customer Cash with the purchase or lease of a new 2012 Ford [Fiesta, Focus, Escape]/[Fusion, Mustang (excluding GT 500), Taurus, Edge, Flex, Explorer, Expedition, E-Series, Transit Connect] (each an “Eligible Vehicle”) during the Program Period (the “Offer”). Offer must be applied to the Eligible Vehicle. The Eligible Vehicle must be delivered or factory ordered during the Program Period. Taxes payable on the total price of the Eligible Vehicle (including accessories and factory options), before the Offer value is deducted. This Offer is subject to vehicle, accessory, and factory installed option availability. Only one (1) Offer may be applied toward the purchase or lease of each Eligible Vehicle. This Offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. This Offer is not combinable with CPA, GPC, Daily Rental Allowances, the Commercial Fleet Incentive Program (CFIP), or the A/X/Z/D/F Plan Program. Some conditions apply. Offer available to residents of Canada only. ***Estimated fuel consumption ratings for the 2012 Fiesta 1.6L I4 5-speed Manual transmission: [6.9L/100km (41MPG) City, 5.1L/100km (55MPG) Hwy] / 2012 Focus 2.0L I4 5-speed Manual transmission: [7.8L/100km (36MPG) City, 5.5L/100km (51MPG) Hwy] / 2012 Escape 2.5L I4 6-speed Automatic transmission: [10.0L/100km (28MPG) City, 7.1L/100km (40MPG) Hwy] / 2012 Edge 3.5L V6 FWD 6-speed Automatic transmission: [11.1L/100km (25MPG) City, 7.2L/100km (39MPG) Hwy]. Fuel consumption ratings based on Transport Canada approved test methods. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on road conditions, vehicle loading, vehicle equipment, and driving habits. ‡Remember that even advanced technology cannot overcome the laws of physics. It’s always possible to lose control of a vehicle due to inappropriate driver input for the conditions. ‡‡Some mobile phones and some digital media players may not be fully compatible – check www.syncmyride.com for a listing of mobile phones, media players, and features supported. Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, accident and injury. Ford recommends that drivers use caution when using mobile phones, even with voice commands. Only use mobile phones and other devices, even with voice commands, not essential to driving when it is safe to do so. SYNC is optional on most new Ford vehicles. †††©2012 Sirius Canada Inc. “SiriusXM”, the SiriusXM logo, channel names and logos are trademarks of SiriusXM Radio Inc. and are used under licence. ©2012 Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited. All rights reserved.

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Subaru announces new driver assistance system The video information is relayed to the EyeSight computer, which is also networked with the car’s braking system and electronic throttle control. Below speeds of approximately 19 mph, EyeSight is capable of detecting pedestrians in the vehicle’s path and can activate in order to mitigate or even avoid the collision.

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Jaguar Heritage Racing, a program which will see Jaguar return to the competitive arena through the vibrant world of historic motorsport, is a go. For the first time since 1956, workssupported C- and D-types will race again at venues including Goodwood and the Nurburgring, while the season-long program will also see Jaguar Heritage Racing support numerous additional events on the historic motoring calendar. These include the Mille Miglia, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, and each round of the E-type challenge in the UK – a series

which in 2011 demonstrated the depth of global interest in historic motorsport, and in Jaguar’s participation specifically. As Jaguar embarks on the most extensive new product development cycle in its history, it is the perfect time to invest in and celebrate its heritage. The first event at which Jaguar Heritage Racing will be present is the 2012 Mille Miglia retrospective in May. This year’s running of the Mille Miglia has particular significance for Jaguar as it marks 60 years since Sir Stirling Moss and Norman Dewis (then Jaguar’s chief development driver) took the start in the first disc-brake equipped C-type.

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Nissan has released a video clip and image offering a glimpse of the bold design of the all-new

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WISE BUYERS READ THE LEGAL COPY: Vehicle(s) may be shown with optional equipment. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offers. Offers may be cancelled at any time without notice. See your Ford Dealer for complete details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. *Purchase a new 2012 Fusion SE with automatic transmission for $19,999 after Total Manufacturer Rebate of $5,000 and customer cash of $1,000 deducted. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Manufacturer Rebate has been deducted. Offer includes a Manufacturer Rebate of $5,000, customer cash of $1,000, and freight and air tax of $1,600 but excludes variable charges of license, fuel fill charge, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and charges, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. All prices are based on Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Manufacturer Rebates can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. **Choose 5.99% annual percentage rate (APR) purchase financing on a new 2012 Fusion SE with automatic transmission for a maximum of 72 months to qualified retail customers, on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest APR payment. Purchase financing monthly payment is $285 (the sum of twelve (12) monthly payments divided by 26 periods gives payee a bi-weekly payment of $132 with a down payment of $2,800 or equivalent trade-in. Cost of borrowing is $3,317.83 or APR of 5.99% and total to be repaid is $20,516.83. Offer includes a Manufacturer Rebate of $5,000, customer cash of $1,000, and freight and air tax of $1,600 but excludes variable charges of license, fuel fill charge, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and charges, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. Taxes are payable on the full amount of the purchase price after Manufacturer Rebate deducted. Bi-Weekly payments are only available using a customer initiated PC (Internet Banking) or Phone Pay system through the customer’s own bank (if offered by that financial institution). The customer is required to sign a monthly payment contract with a first payment date one month from the contract date and to ensure that the total monthly payment occurs by the payment due date. Bi-weekly payments can be made by making payments equivalent to the sum of 12 monthly payments divided by 26 bi-weekly periods every two weeks commencing on the contract date. Dealer may sell for less. Offers vary by model and not all combinations will apply. †From Feb. 1, 2012 to Apr. 2, 2012, receive $250/$500/$750/ $1,000/$1,500/ $1,750/ $2,000/$3,000/$3,250/ $3,500/ $4,000/ $4,500/$5,000/ $5,500/$6,000/ $6,500/$7,000/ $7,500/$8,000 in Manufacturer Rebates with the purchase or lease of a new 2012 Focus (excluding S)/2012 Flex SE, E-Series/2012 Explorer (excluding Base)/2012 Taurus SE, Escape I4 Manual, Transit Connect (excluding Electric)/2011 Fiesta S, Ranger Super Cab XL and Regular Cab/2012 Mustang Value Leader/ 2012 [Fusion S, F-350 to F-550 Chassis Cabs], 2011 [Taurus SE, F-150 Regular Cab XL 4x2 Value Leader] /2012 [Flex (excluding SE)], 2011 [Fusion S]/ 2011 Fiesta (excluding S)/2012 Mustang V6 (excluding Value Leader)/ 2012 [Taurus (excluding SE), Edge (excluding SE), Expedition], 2011 [F-350 to F-550 Chassis Cabs]/ 2012 Mustang GT/ 2012 [Fusion (excluding S), Escape and Hybrid (excluding I4 Manual)], 2011 [Taurus (excluding SE)]/2012 [Escape V6, F-250 to F-450 gas engine (excluding Chassis Cabs)], 2011 [Fusion (Excluding S), Ranger Super Cab (excluding XL)]/2011 Expedition/2012 F-150 Regular Cab (excluding XL 4x2) non-5.0L/ 2012 F-150 Regular Cab (excluding XL 4x2) 5.0L /2012 [F-150 Super Cab and Super Crew non-5.0L, F-250 to F-450 diesel engine (excluding Chassis Cabs)], 2011 [F-150 Super Cab and Super Crew non-5.0L and 3.7L engines]/2012 [F-150 Super Cab and Super Crew 5.0L], 2011 [F-250 to F-450 Gas engine (excluding Chassis Cabs) - all Raptor, GT500, BOSS302, and Medium Truck models excluded. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. ††Offer valid from February 1, 2012 to April 2, 2012 (the “Program Period”). Receive a maximum of [$500]/ [$1000] worth of selected Ford custom accessories, factory installed options, or Customer Cash with the purchase or lease of a new 2012 Ford [Fiesta, Focus, Escape]/[Fusion, Mustang (excluding GT 500), Taurus, Edge, Flex, Explorer, Expedition, E-Series, Transit Connect] (each an “Eligible Vehicle”) during the Program Period (the “Offer”). Offer must be applied to the Eligible Vehicle. The Eligible Vehicle must be delivered or factory ordered during the Program Period. Taxes payable on the total price of the Eligible Vehicle (including accessories and factory options), before the Offer value is deducted. This Offer is subject to vehicle, accessory, and factory installed option availability. Only one (1) Offer may be applied toward the purchase or lease of each Eligible Vehicle. This Offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. This Offer is not combinable with CPA, GPC, Daily Rental Allowances, the Commercial Fleet Incentive Program (CFIP), or the A/X/Z/D/F Plan Program. Some conditions apply. Offer available to residents of Canada only. ***Estimated fuel consumption ratings for the 2012 Fusion 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic transmission: [9.0L/100km (31MPG) City, 6.0L/100km (47MPG) Hwy]. Fuel consumption ratings based on Transport Canada approved test methods. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on road conditions, vehicle loading, vehicle equipment, and driving habits. ‡Remember that even advanced technology cannot overcome the laws of physics. 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Nissan’s best-selling sedan to debut at the 2012 New York auto show 2013 Altima sedan in advance of its world premiere at the New York Auto Show in April. The Altima is built at Nissan’s assembly plants in Smyrna, Tenn. and Canton, Miss.

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PUBLIC LIQUIDATION Budget Car & Truck Sales Must Clear Out These Vehicles Canadian Black Book Pricing will be provided.

No Reasonable Offer Will Be Refused. Vehicles Will Be Sent To Auction Mar 30th If Not Sold. 310273

2009 Mercedes Benz 200

43,536

310244

2009 Suzuki SX4

310274

2009 Mercedes C300 Four Mati

52,978

142404

Chrysler Wrangler, UL LTD

13,854

310232

2008 Chevrolet 2500 Express

91,053

142153

Honda Accord EX

50,557

310272

2006 BMW 325i

75,644

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Honda Civic Hybrid

54,298

310251A

2005 Lincoln Navigator

106,000

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Hyundai Accent GL, 2 dr

38,474

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2001 BMWCi

165,025

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Mazda CX-7GT AWD

33,698

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2012 Hyundai Elantra

19,330

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Toyota Corrolla CE

48,647

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2010 Volkswagen Jetta

39,927

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Toyota Matrix

43,685

310278

2010 Ford Explorer, Sportrac Limited

141758

Toyota Sienna LE

38,876

310282

2010 Ford F350

142252

Toyota Rav 4 base AWD

30,860

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2012 ACCENTl

2012 ElAntra l

Stk# 12A-1261

· $14,694 +HST · 0% up to 36 months · 90-days no payments

$0

Stk# 12E-2754

$96

DOWN B/W TAX & FEES INCLUDED

· $17,344 +HST · 0% up to 48 months · 90-days no payments

$0

$114

DOWN B/W TAX & FEES INCLUDED

NO7YR/1 CHARGE 20 EXTE ,000KM WAR NDED RANT Y

2012 2012 ElAntra TOURING GL SAnta fe gl Stk# 12ET-7268

· $19,194 +HST · 0% up to 84 months · 90-days no payments

$0

Stk# 12A-1261

$118

DOWN B/W TAX & FEES INCLUDED

· $29,579 +HST · 0% up to 84 months

$0

$159

DOWN B/W TAX & FEES INCLUDED

WWW.VICTORIAHYUNDAI.COM · TOLL FREE 1.888.467.0609 All payments quoted are $0 down payment and include all taxes and fees, there are no hidden fees or charges levied by the dealer. *MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED. RSVP to Macon Doublet at mdoublet@victoriahyundai.com. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only, vehicles may not be exactly as shown. Supplies are limited, so a factory order or dealer locate may be required. If a dealer locate is chosen, additional shipping fees may be levied. All financing terms are on approved credit. Program may end without notice, however at this time, offers are available until close of business on March 31, 2012. The payment for the Accent offer uses an 84 month amortization at 1.9%. The cost of borrowing for this offer is $1139.60. The Elantra offer uses an 84 month amortization at 1.9%. The cost of borrowing is 1345.68. The Elantra Touring offer uses an 84-month term at 0%. The cost of borrowing is $0. The Veracruz offer uses an 84-month amortization at 0%. The cost of borrowing is $0. The Santa Fe offer uses an 84-month amortization at 0%. The cost of borrowing is $0. There are 26 bi-weekly payments due each year, so to convert bi-weekly payments to a monthly payment, simply multiply the bi-weekly payment by 26, and then divide the result by 12. There is no change to the cost of borrowing or repayment duration by selecting either a bi-weekly or monthly payment. 0% financing available on all new and unregistered Accent, Elantra, Elantra Touring, Sonata, Tucson, Santa Fe, Veracruz


Victoria News, March 23, 2012