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Outgoing CAO to oversee new audit council Saanich’s retiring chief administrative officer won’t have much time off before starting his next job. Tim Wood, who’s been the municipality’s top civil servant since 2002, was named this week to the provincial government’s audit council. The council will oversee B.C.’s new office of the Auditor General for Local Government. Wood, along with four other council members, will first make a recommendation to the minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development as to who should be appointed the municipal auditor general. Oak Bay-Gordon Head MLA Ida Chong said criticism of the position when it was announced last year was a result of “confusion” about how the new auditor would operate. “It’s not about finding fault, not about imposing new rules,” Chong said as she introduced the audit committee Wednesday. “It’s about helping to find efficiencies.” PLEASE SEE: Audit council, Page A12
May flowers Pacific Horticulture College first year students Kim Rose, left, and Galaad Perrier check flowers that will be available at the Horticultural Centre of the Pacific annual spring plant sale Saturday and Sunday (April 28, 29), from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 405 Quayle Road. The sale will also include veggie starts, tomatos and herbs. Sharon Tiffin/News staff
Saanich taxpayers in for $100,000 to host Junos Kyle Slavin News staff
Saanich will contribute $100,000 to help Greater Victoria host the Juno Awards, though the money is contingent on a number of things falling into place. First, the money will only come if the region is named host. Second, Saanich will only give the money if the provincial government contributes “in the range of $1.5 million.” “We don’t have the (province’s financial) commitment in writing. … If we got that, and we put $100,000 in, the (economic) pay-
back of this would be tremendous,” Inside Esquimalt council also commitsaid Coun. Paul Gerrard at Monday ted $17,000 for the Junos this week, ■ Our View: night’s council meeting. while Oak Bay has only offered its The Capital Region Music Awards Supporting Junos “support” for the bid. Society has asked councils through- is not a difficult On the West Shore, Colwood out the region for a financial con- decision. has promised $16,000 while LangPage A10 ford said it will help with funding tribution of “$1 per citizen in your municipality.” While Saanich’s popuif all other municipalities are also lation is nearly 110,000, council felt most com- on board. View Royal and Highlands councils fortable committing to an even $100,000. have expressed support but neither is specifyCoun. Dean Murdock attempted to get his ing dollar amounts. colleagues’ support for that extra $10,000 If the Capital Region’s Juno bid is successby saying Saanich, as a bigger municipality, ful, the funds would come from each municiwould have an easier time contributing $1 per pality’s 2013-14 budgets. citizen than smaller communities. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Report cards will go home next week Little disciplinary action can be taken against teachers who defy order and volunteer their time Natalie North News staff
It may have taken two B.C. Labour Relations Board rulings, but parents should begin seeing report cards as early as Monday. On April 20, the LRB ruled report cards were due by the end of this week – a directive aimed at all members of the B.C. Teachers’ Federation. The Greater Victoria Teachers’ Association initially was the lone holdout until the LRB issued a second directive aimed at the GVTA. In a membership meeting Monday afternoon, Victoria teachers voted to comply with that ruling. “We called the meeting thinking that people would want to review the information, and they did,” GVTA president Tara Ehrcke said. “We felt we needed to
give everybody the chance to come back and discuss (the first) order and what teachers wanted to do in response.”
What if teachers defy BCTF? Meanwhile, teachers have just completed their first week of school after the provincial union voted April 17-19 to withdraw from voluntary extracurricular activities. The BCTF voted 73 per cent in favour of ramping up resistance to the Education Improvement Act with an action plan that includes no longer coaching or participating in club activities outside of paid work hours. According to the BCTF code of ethics, there are relatively minor disciplinary measures that local teachers’ associations can take against teachers who choose to continue to volunteer their time. Teachers who fail to comply could face reprimand or removal from local association boards. “We made a democratic decision and the hope is that the vast majority of teachers will abide by that democratic decision on their own, understanding that once we vote, we act together in
unison,” Ehrcke said. Fines are only applicable if members choose to cross picket lines. BCTF president Susan Lambert confirmed the union has no plans at present to move from the current stage of resistance toward another full-scale walkout, as it did in March. Lambert admitted a withdrawal from extracurricular activities was a tough decision. “Very reluctantly, we come to this, but we have to make a stand when we’re being attacked in such a hamfisted, heavy-handed way,” she said. “It’s a sad day when it comes to this, but there has to be something done about this latest legislative assault on public education.”
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Saanich police are thanking a well-known Victo- I got out of the car, and my spidey senses were ria cop who helped bust a criminal at a busy Saan- going off,â€? Russell said. ich shopping centre. Russell came to the aid of the security Victoria police spokesperson Const. officer, who was carrying handcuffs, and Mike Russell arrested a shoplifter Sathelped restrain the suspect, who continurday at the Saanich Centre London ued to resist arrest. Drugs on McKenzie Avenue. A 31-year-old New Westminster resiStore security spotted the suspect dent was arrested, with $292 worth of around 4:15 p.m., grabbing boxes of stolen allergy medication in his possesallergy medication and exiting without sion. paying. Security confronted the man Last summer Victoria police Chief outside the store and told him he was Const. Jamie Graham, also off-duty at the being arrested. time, pulled over a speeding motorcycle The suspect fled, but the security right in front of the Saanich police station Const. Mike officer caught up with him a short dison Vernon Avenue. Russelll tance away, and a struggle ensued. â€œYouâ€™re duty-bound to do something (if Russell, a Saanich resident who was you see an incident taking place),â€? Rusoff-duty at the time, happened to be in the area. sell said, regardless of the jurisdiction. â€œI was just there picking up groceries for dinner. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Royal Victoria Yacht Club opens new season Members to celebrate royal addition to flag Laura Lavin The waters off Cattle Point were crowded with sailboats as the Royal Victoria Yacht Club hosted the 2008 Western Canadian Open Championships for junior racers.
Members of the Royal Victoria Yacht Club will be donning their whites and preparing for a day of tradition and fun at its opening day, Saturday, April 28. The main event of the day is the highly anticipated sailpast of approximately 100 boats on the waters of Cadboro Bay between 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. The traditional sailpast begins with a cannon blast, which will sound again at sunset to mark the closing ceremonies. Naval Training Vessel, PCT Caribou will lead the parade and the Classic Boat MV Olympus will be near the rear. Many boats will be decorated with colourful flags and carry members dressed for the annual event.
“Eveyone is dressed up in yacht club attire: blue blazers and ties,” said Rob Adams communications chair for the club. “Tribute is paid to older members. … this is a special one again as the lieutenant governor (will unveil the flag).” This year the 1,700 members of the Royal Victoria Yacht Club
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Saanich waives garbage fee for home that recycles its waste Saanich will waive a $149.60 garbage collection fee for a Baker Street resident because her annual recycling efforts have eliminated the need for a garbage truck to stop at her house. Council agreed to the move somewhat tentatively out of fear of “opening the floodgates” for more residents asking to opt out of garbage collection, Coun. Vicki Sanders said. The Baker Street home is now one of two Saanich households that don’t pay the collection fee. And though councillors said they encourage more residents to minimize their waste, the collection
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S.S. Beaver inspires maritime medal Maritime Museum of B.C. looks to honour individuals for marine contributions Erin McCracken
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Longtime rugby patron George Jones will be honoured on May 2 Erin McCracken News staff
George Jones has spent a lifetime giving back. Despite this, at age 78, he feels compelled to do more to help others. â€œI canâ€™t say no to people, Iâ€™ve got to help them,â€? the James Bay resident says. â€œIâ€™m just lucky I was born with the ability to actually do a couple of things, one of which is be a lawyer, and two, is be a coach. So the more I share, the better.â€? More than 300 people will gather in his honour May 2 for a testimonial dinner and live auction at the Fairmont Empress Hotel. Partial proceeds from the sold-out event will go to the George F. Jones Scholarship, offered through the Rugby Canada Foundation. The fund helps female rugby players afford post-secondary education. Sharon Tiffin/News staff â€œHe is incredibly well-liked around the George Jones, left, with friends standing by in case of emergency community, by friends, family, colleagues,â€? says as he works out at the Velox Valhallians clubhouse. David Naysmith, Brett Jones, one of Jonesâ€™ seven children and the clockwise from top, Gerald Hartwig, Doug Enns, Keith Rettinger and emcee for Wednesdayâ€™s event. others will pay tribute to Jones at a fundraising dinner next week. George Jonesâ€™ career and athletic accomplishments are impressive. In addition to coaching, managing and playing on numerous rugby teams, he was a â€œAnd we just talked about all the incredibly great things that founding member of the Velox Rugby club, the Rugby Canada he has done for the community. Itâ€™s always from the goodness Foundation and the Victoria Commonwealth Games Society. He of his heart â€“ never for self-promotion.â€? is also a past-president of the James Bay Athletic Association, Indeed, there are few people in Victoria who have not among his other volunteer roles. benefited from Jonesâ€™ generosity, Brett says. In 54 years as a lawyer â€“ Jones still practises as a full-time â€œHe has always been the champion of the underdog, and he tax lawyer with Horne Coupar â€“ he has provided thousands always loves helping people. Heâ€™s always been motivated to of hours in pro bono work to countless individuals and be a good citizen of the community, and he has just donated organizations. thousands of hours of his time, dollars of his own money and â€œAnybody whoâ€™s been in need and asked George for help has given free advice, whether it be legal or professional advice, to received it,â€? says Victoria resident Gerald Hartwig, who first countless organizations. met Jones 30 years ago. â€œIâ€™ve tried to figure it out my whole life and marvelled at it,â€? The idea for the tribute dinner was born about two months Brett says. â€œHe has big, big shoes to fill.â€? ago when a group of friends chatted while waiting for Jones Those unable to attend the dinner may donate to the George during their weekly social gathering. Jones Scholarship Fund. For details, visit www.facebook.com/ â€œGeorge was late for breakfast so we took the opportunity to GeorgeJones TestimonialDinner, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. talk about him,â€? Hartwig quips. email@example.com
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Juno bid shouldn’t be difficult decision You have to wonder if the ongoing attempt to bring the Juno Awards to Greater Victoria in 2014 would have a better chance of success if our city wasn’t split into 13 separate jurisdictions. The committee behind the Juno pitch is making the rounds at regional council meetings, trying to drum up $450,000 in pledges from local governments by Monday. The pitch is pretty simple and should be easy enough for individual councils to decide to support. Essentially what it boils down to is organizers asking for $1 for every citizen living in the region outside of the City of Victoria (residents there will pay $2.50 per head). Unfortunately, in an example of too many cooks potentially spoiling the broth, the simple concept is being “tweaked” by councils that want to add their own twist before supporting the bid. For the most part, it seems, the region’s cities, towns and districts think hosting the musical showcase is a good idea. Saanich has agreed to cough up $100,000 – about $10,000 less than it should, based on population – if Greater Victoria is chosen to host the awards. Esquimalt has stepped up and will chip in slightly more than the funding formula suggests. On the West Shore, Colwood has promised to meet the funding formula but other municipalities have retained their right to make up their minds later, even if later is too late. To match the “$1 per capita” needed, the West Shore would have to pony up about $61,000 total. The Capital Region Music Awards Society is also close to securing $1.5 million from the province, which has apparently said it’s willing to play along if the municipalities come up with their share. It really shouldn’t be this hard. If you don’t support the bid, say so. But if you’re agreeable then get onboard and ante up. And that should be a given, considering the Junos had an estimated economic benefit of $12.8 million and created 262 full-time jobs when the awards were held in St. John’s, Nfld. in 2010. Sure, the actual awards show will be televised from Save-OnFoods Memorial Centre in Victoria. But the week-long festivities leading up to the shows would be spread around the Capital District and be a boon to local acts. Besides, the entire region benefits from the quality and quantity of hotels and attractions available to us in the region’s downtown. We’re told Winnipeg and Calgary may also be submitting bids and, if they support a bid, it’s unlikely to be nickel-and-dimed as it has been in Greater Victoria. What do you think? Give us your comments by e-mail: email@example.com or fax 250-386-2624. All letters must have a name and a telephone number for verification. The Saanich 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.
Liberal win requires alternate reality It’s May 13, 2013 – provincial elec- entirely, making way for the NDP to tion day in B.C. earn two huge by-election wins in Premier Kevin Falcon vows to historically Liberal ridings? Would hold onto his party’s majority in the any Liberal MLAs have defected to legislature in today’s election. the “vote-splitting” Conservative Falcon is optimismtic despite Party of B.C.? We’ll never know. Adrian Dix (NDP) and John CumWhat we can surmise from reality, mins (Conservative) successfully however, is that Clark’s chances of improving their respective party’s being named premier-elect on May popularity among B.C. voters. 13, 2013 are getting slim. “Since becoming premier I have For the last few months, opinion listened to the people of this provpolls have gradually shown Dix, ince, I have learned from the NDP leader, overtaking the people of this provPremier Clark as the pubince, and I have led this lic’s preferred leader of our province decisively,” Falprovince. But his lead is con says on election day not yet insurmountable. 2013, reflecting back on Polls and pundits don’t his two years in charge. always paint a true picture Way back in February of the political landscape, 2011, Falcon ultimately but this Liberal-run term beat radio talk-show in the legislature has been host Christy Clark (as dominated by some pretty well as MLAs George divisive issues – namely Kyle Slavin Abbott and Mike de the HST. The Gen-Y Lens Jong) to take over the And yes, British Columjob vacated by outgoing bians got the tax referpremier Gordon Campbell. endum they demanded, and they Falcon’s achievements as premier stuck it to the Liberals by voting to have been highlighted by – wait a scrap the tax. But next May 13 will second, this doesn’t sound right. be the day, I predict, an even louder It’s a shame life doesn’t give us message will be sent. the opportunity to explore alternate Someone who isn’t Christy Clark timelines – a remedial chaos theory, will be crowned premier in 2013. As if you will – where we can see how it stands right now, Adrian Dix looks different life would be if one thing like he’ll be that person – though was different, ie. if Christy Clark the Liberals still have an out. wasn’t chosen premier. Despite card-carrying Liberals How well would Premier Falcon, preferring Clark to any of her leador Premier Abbott, or Premier ership adversaries back at that Febde Jong, be showing in the polls? ruary 2011 convention, there was Would Liberal MLAs Barry Penner only one sitting politician (Burquitand Iain Black have quit politics lam MLA Harry Bloy) who backed
her bid. I wonder if the other 40 some-odd Liberal MLAs could predict her election as leader wasn’t what the party would need to reverse its fortunes. Either way, those 40-plus MLAs were right to not initially back Clark. (If only Bloy wasn’t so darn influential among party members!) For the sake of politicking, the position the Liberals are in now leaves them few options: keep their leader, lose seats and the election in 2013 (and put the blame for that loss on anyone who votes Conservative); or ditch their leader and start anew. For appearance’ sake, I’d suggest the latter. If the Liberals take cues from genuine public opinion, they’ll know Clark does not now have the support to win in 2013. Is waiting it out another 12 months to see if that changes worth losing an election? I don’t think so. If Clark wants her party to succeed after her time as premier is up, she should take her cues from what Kevin Falcon said when he launched his leadership campaign: “Listen to people. Learn from them. … And lead decisively.” If you’re not genuinely working by all three of those rules – for the sake of your province, for the sake of your party – it’s time to reflect on the opportunities lost by not living in some alternate timeline where you aren’t premier. Kyle Slavin is a reporter with the Saanich News firstname.lastname@example.org
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Evolution vs. creation: the conversation continues Evidence for infinite alternatives lacking Re: Evolution happens naturally, regardless of where faith lies (Letters, April 20) I’m with Ruth Magnusson (Letters, April 13). I think to accept evolution as a sufficient explanation for life as we know it requires a lot of faith. John Taylor’s letter disputing that contains its own contradiction. He talks about the animal breeders who developed different types of domestic animals and who inspired Darwin’s famous theory. But Taylor’s example obviously requires very intentional and rational breeders. Darwin’s theory, however, depends on countless tiny, random variations turning out many higher orders of living beings purely by chance. Precisely because the odds
– as calculated by various mathematicians – are so staggeringly against the present orderliness evolving in this way, some proponents of the godless explanation for life have resorted to the science fiction story line of an infinite number of universes to improve those odds. If there were such an infinity of universes, surely on one of them, or so goes the theory, life could have evolved in such an unlikely way. Evidence for this infinity of alternatives is completely lacking, of course: that is why we say faith is involved in the evolutionary theory. Even more faith is required when you realize that Darwin’s theory, like Darwin himself, is ultimately the product of random chance variations, at least according to the theory. On the other hand, according
to Magnusson’s theory, God created Darwin in His own likeness – with reason. And He created all life likewise in a rational, ordered and loving way, which is the true meaning of the Genesis account of Creation – a way that easily includes evolution. Steve Weatherbe Victoria
Evolution letter missed the point I happen to tend towards believing in the theory of evolution, even though there is much we do not yet know. But I think John Taylor (Letters, April 20) missed the point of Ms. Magnusson’s letter (Letters, April 13). He gives dogs as an example of how evolution works – that one kind of dog can be bred to have
certain characteristics. Taylor imposes preconceptions upon this fact because he believes in the theory of evolution, but this does not prove anything about the origin of species. That evolution occurs within species was not rejected in Ms Magnusson’s letter. The point of her letter was that evolution cannot account for the origin of the species. But enough on a subject that is in its infancy and about which we still have so much to learn, or reject. Believing in the theory of evolution does not make it so; it could be called faith. Joan Davis Victoria
Science needs facts, not faith to explain Re: Believing in theory of evolution requires faith (Letters,
Readers respond: Canadian justice, Truth and Reconciliation, Christy Clark Canadian justice in lawyers’ hands Re: Rioters will face little punishment (Letters, April 13) Congratulations to E.W. Bopp on his letter describing the continuing toothlessness of Canada’s justice system, comparing treatment of rioters in Vancouver with those in London, England. I have also read similar sentiments in several other recent publications. From all of these writings, it is my very clear impression that the full force of the law is increasingly viewed as an expensive joke under the present Canadian system. Justice depends entirely upon the pocketbook ability to hire a “good” lawyer. In fact, the whole idea of discovering the guilt (or innocence) of the accused has been replaced by the game of “win the case.” To this end, there appears
to be an emerging pattern of beginning defence: “Your Honour, my client was under the influence of substance,” “my client was off his medication,” “my client’s rights have been abused/ breached under Section X of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms,” “the law is unconstitutional,” etc. In at least one comment I have heard, there is to be at least one change in Canada’s court system. To wit, a graded series of prizes for offenders beating the rap. Could this be true? Perhaps when offenders “whack” their own kind (gang/ turf warfare) with no damage to innocents, why involve expensive “due process?” Have they not done decent society a favour? Perhaps even a citation is warranted. (Does not a surgeon remove dangerous tissue to save the patient?) I’ve heard the criminals’ justice system works. Perhaps our criminal justice system should also consider accountability, in
addition to rights. Stephen Lamb Victoria
Commission events sparks self-reflection Thanks to Roszan Holmen for her in-depth articles about the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (News, April 11, 13, 18, 20). As a non-aboriginal person, I was honoured to attend the twoday event. It was humbling and humiliating. The depth of the sharing was profound. I am left with many opportunities to heal myself of reactions I had, and am still having, when I encounter someone or something that I judge to have played a part in the atrocities of residential schools, and the ongoing prejudice toward First Nations peoples of Canada. As I am aware of my judgement, I forgive myself for that part of me that I have avoided seeing.
I look forward in anticipation to be part of the next step, a healing process for all. Joanna Wilkinson Victoria
Support for premier dubious at best Kevin Falcon and George Abbott have cast doubt on whether they will run in the 2013 provincial election, despite the fact both ran to become premier in last year’s Liberal leadership race. Would either have had such thoughts if they had won? In the old West, heroes would rush to the defence of a lady in distress. But in the B.C. Liberal corral, the two biggest cowpokes – Falcon and Abbott – appear to be riding into the sunset and leaving Christy Clark tied to the B.C. Rail tracks. Both men claim to support the premier. They support her like a rope supports a hanging person. Ron Faris Saanich
April 13) This letter writer demonstrates that there is no mind more closed than that of the person who cannot accept plain evidence well documented and tested. Why can persons of faith not accept that their God may have set up a system of rules that He knew would create our world over time? The fallacies and egregious and misleading untruths her letter contains are plain evidence of her blindness to tested facts that explain our world and its development over aeons. Indeed she attempts to turn the discussion on its head with her statement that science requires faith. No, it requires facts. So-called creation science is just religious preaching that goes well beyond factual reality. James Humphries Saanich
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Do you know this medallion? An English woman has traced the roots of a century-old family heirloom back to Saanich, where she hopes to unearth the story behind the artefact. Judith Beeby of Northamptonshire, England has turned to readers of the Saanich News for details on a silver medallion passed down to her by her grandmother. The medallion features a golden half-soccer ball on one side and an inscription on the other which reads: “Won by S.F.C. Saanich Fair Oct 5th 1912 W.J. Apps.” While Beeby has some distant ties to Canada, the history behind the medallion and the identity of W.J. Apps remain a mystery. Anyone with insight into the item can contact Beeby at email@example.com. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Two-part play explores modern post-war era Kyle Wells News staff
Hot summer nights, ice cold beer, sun-baked porches, the sweet sting of bourbon and the smooth lines of a classic car. These nostalgic, maybe even stereotypical, images define the spirit of Langham Theatre’s new production of 1959 Pink Thunderbird Convertible, written by American playwright James McLure. Set in Maynard, Texas, the play is a two-for-one look into the lives of six characters, three female, three male, in the troubled times of 1973. The Vietnam war has just ended, men are returning home to their old lives and the glory days of innocence are coming to an end. The play is made up of two, one-act plays that work separately but have connections both thematically and through character’s relationships. Two local actors-turned-directors are each taking a half and their own look at the themes and issues at the core of the whole. Paul Terry is making his directorial debut with his half of the play, entitled Lone Star. In the play three male characters are hanging out in a parking lot behind a late night bar in Maynard. Roy, the central character, is recently returned from the Vietnam war. A former jock, with all the perks that honour brings, Roy was the proud owner of the car of the title. Now Roy is trying to fit back into civilian life and figure out how to get on with it. Terry said that although it’s a story of a bygone era, its themes and intent ring true in this time of barely-post-Iraq and Afghanistan conflict. Despite the serious topics the play is a funny one, said Terry, that will get the audience laughing but give them something to chew on too.
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The girls in Laundry and Bourbon Shara Campsall (playing Elizabeth), left, Melissa Taylor (playing Amy Lee) and Kate Pagett (playing Hattie). “It is a very funny piece and yet it does have a contemporary relevance,” Terry said. A long time actor, Terry is leaving his comfort zone to
direct for the first time. Langham’s production committee made a deliberate effort to involve young, developing theatre types in the production and approached Terry specifically to take on the challenge. “I jumped at the chance, in fact, because I thought it would be interesting to see that world from the other side,” Terry said. “It’s been fascinating actually. I think I’ve learned a lot. It’s a much more all-encompassing view you have to have as a director.” Heather Jarvie, who is an actor and director, as well as a student at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, is directing Laundry and Bourbon, the other half of the play. Two characters from Jarvie’s play are married to two of the character’s from Terry’s play, but otherwise the works are not intertwined directly. They take place in different locations, at different times, and each stands alone as a work. “At the end of the day you shouldn’t feel like you’ve seen two plays, but two different looks at one kind of story,” Jarvie said. In Jarvie’s half, three women sit on a porch and dish. They gossip, they carry on, but they also tackle some issues, such as infidelity and the challenge of reestablishing a relationship with someone who has returned from war. “It’s a little gossipy and girlie and chit-chatty but at the same time we’re also seeing some really great relationships,” Jarvie said. “It’s certainly a lot of fun but there’s some meat to it as well.” The play runs until to May 12 Tuesdays through Saturdays, at 8 p.m. Matinees at 2 p.m. are also running on May 5 and May 12. Tickets are $19 for adults, $17 for seniors/ students and $14 per for groups of 10 or more, and are available at langhamtheatre.ca or by calling 250-384-2142. email@example.com
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Kick off your Sunday shoes Brittany Lee News staff
Reminisce and cut loose with a modern take on Footloose performed by soon-to-be graduates from the Canadian College of Performing Arts, April 27 and 28. This take on Footloose combines the classic characters with modern pop anthems to help move the story forward.
“At the heart of this pop-infused musical are characters that we ultimately care about as they come to terms with important losses in their life,” director Darold Roles said. The audience will relate to the story’s themes and be brought back to an age of innocence, he added. Roles promises a large-scale production that will show off “the hottest triplethreat talent in Canada.” CCPA students come from all across Canada to develop and hone their act-
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Some may consider such amenities as Victoria’s Inner Harbour to be world-class, but it’s not a designation council seeks. Don Denton/News staff
City votes to lower its expectations
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read as much like a wish list as a “can live without” list. “The reality is with finite resources, every ‘yes’ is a ‘no’ to something else,” said Jerry Berry, a consultant who guided Tuesday’s meeting. Roszan Holmen City finance director Brenda WarNews staff ner drove the point home with a sobering look at the years to come. Victoria city council ate a big slice “A review of the services the city of humble pie this week. provides may well be needed at this The City of Victoria will no longer point in time, to ensure adequate strive to be “world class.” Instead, funding for our core, or foundation councillors debated adopting a more services and infrastructure is avail“humble” mission stateable,” she said. ment, bandying about Over the next six alternative words such years, Warner estias affordable and sustainmated, there will be a able. need to find $12 million Tuesday’s debate was in cuts. part of the first of four straWith those words ringtegic planning sessions. ing in council members’ Eventually, council ears, they turned their hopes to whittle down its attention to the mission list to a few areas it will statement. focus on to the exclusion “I’d just like to conCoun. Shellie of others throughout its sider throwing out the Gudgeon: throw three-year term. world-class,” said Vicout the “worldFor starters, however, toria Coun. Shellie Gudclass” moniker. council went back to the geon. “I think we could basics with a high-level find another word … We discussion about values. need to be humble.” A mission statement doesn’t elicit Gudgeon’s suggestion resonated the same level of controversy as the with her colleagues. debate between, say, funding housing “I was never comfortable with for the homeless versus parks, but in terms like world-class,” said Coun. this case the wording choice fore- Pam Madoff. “I don’t like asserting a shadows pragmatic times to come. competitive tone.” Council’s priorities promises to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Mariners make a stand Pitching pushes Victoria Mariners to second place
”The (brawl) brought us together a bit more (considering) how early it is in the season. We know we’ve got each other’s backs.”
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The only thing better than one ace on your staff is two – or three. The Victoria Mariners won three of four home games at at Henderson Park last weekend, the club’s first home stand in the 2012 B.C. Premier Baseball League. Nathan McKinlay took the mound for Victoria on Sunday morning and proceeded to throw seven shutout innings with six strikeouts, one walk and just two hits, as the M’s defeated the Coquitlam Reds 2-0. It was one of two Mariners’ shutouts on the weekend, as Colton Wood threw five innings in an 11-0 blowout of the North Delta Blue Jays to start the four-game weekend on Saturday. It’s a good sign the Mariners have depth in the starting rotation. Of the three Mariners pitchers with more than one start (McKinlay, Wood and Erik Phillips), Wood has the highest
“I think we’re going to do well this season and we are a close group anyways,” McKinlay said. ”But the (brawl) brought us together a bit more (considering) how early it is in the season. We know we’ve got each other’s backs.” Erik Phillips came on in relief, following the fireworks, and eventually earned the win in a 12-inning affair that ended 3-2.
- Nathan McKinlay earned runs average, at just 2.33. “Everything’s going well right now,” McKinlay said. “Pitching and defence is really strong and we’re hitting well.” With Mariners catcher Ty Russell leading the BCPBL in batting average (.560) and RBIs (8), it’s no surprise the M’s (6-2) are in second place. Only the Okanagan Athletics (9-3) are ahead, having played four more games already. Sunday’s win was also the second time McKinlay (2-0) has thrown seven scoreless innings. The right-hander’s first start of the season went into extra innings tied at zero with the Nanaimo Pirates (6-2). No sooner had McKinlay been pulled from that game when an incident took place that saw both benches clear in a brawl, which led to numerous player ejections.
Game day On Saturday the Mariners host the Langley Blaze for a doubleheader, 12 and 2:30 p.m. at Henderson Park. Meanwhile the crosstown rival Victoria Eagles are in Coquitlam for two games on Sunday.
The outsider McKinlay, a Grade 12 student at Oak Bay High, is the only non-Lambrick Park secondary student on the Mariners. He’s headed to Lon Morris College in Jacksonville, Texas, on a scholarship, one of several Mariners going to junior college next year. McKinlay was part of Victoria’s run to the final four in last year’s playoffs, in which they finished third. firstname.lastname@example.org
MacKinnon player of the year The accolades continue for outgoing University of Victoria Vikes basketball player Ryan MacKinnon (Comox). The fifth-year forward was named B.C.’s university male athlete of the year at the 2012 B.C. Basketball Hall of Fame and Awards dinner in Langley on April 21. MacKinnon and third-year golfer Megan Woodland were recently crowned as the UVic Vikes male and female athletes of the year. On Monday (April 23) Woodland won the Association of Independent Institutions Championship in Prescott, Ariz, helping the Vikes to third overall. Woodland won the individual title with a two-round score of four-over-par, 148. email@example.com
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Nathan McKinlay pitched a complete game shutout as the Mariners defeated the Coquitlam Reds 2-0 on April 22.
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Girls among top-100 skaters Victoria hockey players Megan Saunders and Cara Macfarlane are competing in the prestigious U18 B.C. Cup, April 25 to 29 in Invermere. The tournament is a collection of B.C. and the Yukon’s top 100 female hockey players born in 1995 and 1996. Both Saunders, who will play for the Wildcats, and Macfarlane, who’s on the Wolverines, were born in ’95. Players are selected from the tourney to be invited to the Team B.C. provincial camp in Salmon Arm from May 17 to 21.
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The photographs are everywhere. Cars, drivers and race scenes cover the walls of Al Clark’s modified house garage in Fairfield. Born in England, Clark was raised in Victoria since the age of three, and started drag racing in 1962, his last year of high school. The car was owned by the Quarter Miler’s Club of Victoria, though there was no drag strip in town. His first real race was on an airplane runway in Arlington, Wash., which the airport used to shut down every couple of weeks for racing. “I did pretty good with that car, had some pretty successful days. We raced in Arlington for years.” Clark eventually bought the dragster from the Quarter Miler’s in 1966 and kept on winning races, rotating between Mill Bay’s Van Isle Dragway (1967-72), Mission City and San Cobble, which was the private road used to haul limestone from a quarry near Bamberton. “I kept improving it and it got faster and faster.” Throughout his 12-year racing career Clark raced in a few other dragsters, but his last race on the straightaways was in ’74, the same year he sold the car. And so it’s as a drag racer that Clark goes into the Greater Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame’s class of 2012. He’ll be inducted during Saturday night’s (April 28) banquet at the Eagle Ridge Community Centre in Langford. Clark is being inducted along with stock-car racers Tim Christy and Gordie Alberg, and pioneers Harold Corbett, Mark Meeres and Barbara Prettie. “You look back at the people who came from Victoria: Billy Foster, the first Canadian to race in Nascar, and Grant King, who built Indy cars in
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Al Clark is one of three 2012 inductees to the Greater Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame. His home garage is tailored to work on 1932 Fords, like this original ’32 Ford Tudor. Indianapolis. “It means a lot (to be in the hall with them) and all the great (circle-track) racers. And me being only the second drag racer inducted after Burt Sweeting (2011),” Clark said. Nowadays Clark is known for his work with 1932 Fords, reproducing them, repairing them, and organizing Victoria’s popular Deuce Days event.
“Deuce Days draws far and wide. I’ve got longdistance owners wanting to pre-register.” The seventh Deuce Days festival is set for July 2013, and will draw about 900 coupes and various classics to the Inner Harbour of Victoria. About 450 of those will be the classic ’32s, or deuces, that the festival is named after. email@example.com
Saturday (April 28) is the Opening Day Sailpast, the annual event put on by the Royal Victoria Yacht Club. The parade of hundreds of boats is best viewable from Gyro Park in Cadboro Bay between 2:30 and 4 p.m. Festivities include decorated boats and a flag raising ceremony among other events.
Most, but not all school sports will survive BCTF protests Mountain biking provincials axed Travis Paterson News staff
Good news for the Oak Bay Barbarians. The only thing getting between No. 2-ranked ’Barbs and an AAA rugby provincial championship is a bunch of rugby teams. After members of the B.C. Teachers’ Federation voted last week in favour of withdrawing voluntary extracurricular services, it looked like provincial high school sports tournaments were doomed. But that’s not necessarily so, said Sue Keenan, executive
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director of B.C. School Sports, which works independently of the BCTF and oversees the many aspects of school sports including provincial tournaments. “As of this morning (April 24), the sports going forward are rugby, badminton, tennis and girls soccer. “What’s still questionable are track-and-field and golf. We’ll know by the end of the week if those (provincials) will happen.” Track and Field commissioner Kevin Mennie, who works out of St. Andrew’s regional school, said the league will try to finish (the last meet is next week), then make a decision for Lower Island and Island championships. “It’s very dependent on schools who can compete.”
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There is an understanding that teachers continuing to help with school sports won’t be sanctioned. But there has been one casualty confirmed. There will be no provincial championship for mountain biking. Regular mountain biking races will continue in Greater Victoria, however, as part of the School Bike League which encompasses all cycling disciplines. “All leagues will continue running, and I hope they continue happening and have fun out there,” Keenan said. Most of the sports will be sorted out by today (April 27). In a lot of instances, parents or volunteers from the community have stepped up to help school teams carry on. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Titans spike silver at B.C.s
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University of Victoria and Canadian national under-20 player Jaclyn Sawicki, 19, faces Bays United and Glenlyon Norfolk School player Caitlyn Ciceri, 13, during an improvised game of soccer on the provincial legislature.
Beautiful game gets $2M boost Players from the Canadian senior women’s national team, the University of Victoria Vikes women and the Bays United Gold girls played a pickup game on the lawn in front of the legislature on Tuesday (April 24) to celebrate the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup coming to Canada. Oak Bay-Gordon Head MLA Ida Chong announced a $2 million backing to help Vancouver host matches during the World Cup, which is the largest women’s-only sporting event in the world. “Seeing it in Vancouver would be absolutely amazing,” said 19-year-old Vike Jaclyn Sawicki.
The Coquitlam native already has one cap with the senior women’s national team and dreams of playing in the 2015 World Cup just minutes from her hometown. Current Vike Shannon Elder (Claremont) said the Vikes enjoyed travelling to Vancouver to see the semifinal and final of the recent CONCACAF women’s Olympic qualifying tournament at B.C. Place. Without a sizable stadium, Victoria is out of the running as a host for the 2015 Women’s World Cup. email@example.com
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For the second time this season, Club Gecko has put a lickin’ on the Victoria Titans in a tournament final. The Victoria Titans Red girls volleyball team settled for silver, losing to Vancouver’s Club Gecko in the final of last weekend’s U13 Girls Provincial Championships, held at Burnaby’s Harry Jerome Sports Centre. For the Titans Red, meeting Club Gecko in the finals is becoming something of a routine. Club Gecko went undefeated the whole year, having beat the Titans Red in the Super Spike final back in March. In Saturday’s (April 21) final, the Titans fell in two sets, 25-13 and 25-17. The Titans volleyball organization submitted two clubs into the girls U13 championships, with the Titans Red, made up of 12-yearolds, and the Titans Blue, made up of 11-year-olds. For a first-year team the Titans Blue finished a respectable eighth out of the 24 Div. 1
teams, suffering a quarterfinal loss to Club Gecko in two sets, 25-5 and 25-10. The two Titans squads met in the final of the recent Island championships held in Victoria, with Red prevailing.
Divers off to Germany Two divers from Saanich’s Boardworks Diving Club, Emily Schmidt and Courtney Hattie, are headed to the International Youth Diving Meeting in Dresden, Germany from April 26 to 29. Schmidt, 14, will compete in all three events: the one- and threemetre springboards and 10m platform. Hattie, 15, will also compete in all three events, though the tower is her specialty. The teen managed a top-12 finish among seniors on the 3m springboard at the Winter Diving National Championships, held at Saanich Commonwealth Place in December. firstname.lastname@example.org
SPORTS CALENDAR Lacrosse Sat. April 28: Jr. A, Delta Islanders at Victoria Shamrocks, 5 p.m. at Bear Mountain Arena.
Rugby Sat. April 28: CDI men’s premier, UBC Old Boy Ravens at James Bay, Div. 1 at 1 p.m., Premiers at 2:45 p.m., MacDonald Park.
Sat. April 28: B.C. Third Division, quarterfinal playoff, Capilano-A at Velox, 11:30 a.m. at Velox Field.
Baseball Sat. April 28: B.C. Premier Baseball League, Langley Blaze at Victoria Mariners, 12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Henderson Park.
TC 10-km run is Sunday morning Sunday morning (April 29) is the annual TC 10-km run. Start times are 7:50 a.m. for wheelchairs, 8 a.m. for runners and walkers, and 11 a.m. for the 1.5-km kids run. Race starts at Government and Belleville streets.
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LEGALS NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE LILLIAN MAY GRIFFITHS, late of 1525 CEDAR HILL CROSS ROAD, VICTORIA, BC, DECEASED. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that creditors and others having claims against the estate of the above-named deceased are hereby required to send them to the undersigned Executor at 2nd Floor, 1225 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC, V8W 2E6, before the 1st day of June, 2012, after which date the Executor will distribute the said estate amongst the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims of which he then has notice. BMO Trust Company EXECUTOR By its Solicitors, HORNE COUPAR
Re: Estate of MARJORIE IRENE BESLEY, Deceased Date of Death: April 2, 2012 Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Marjorie Irene Besley, late of 4360 Gordon Head Road, Victoria, BC, are hereby required to send particulars of their claims to the Executor at 402 â€“ 1321 Blanshard Street, PO Box 8043, Victoria, BC, V8W 3R7, on or before May 22, 2012, after which date the Executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executor has notice. The Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Company, Executor By its solicitors: Jones Emery Hargreaves Swan
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MAPLE ROUND table 48â€? diameter, $40. 2 matching lamps $35/pair. 250-383-7335. PATIO TABLE, chairs and umbrella, $99. Call 250-4784703. RADIO & CD player ďŹ ts under kitchen cupboards, $35. Wade sm, 40+, $50. 250-5953210. WICKER PATIO set, never used, 5 pieces, tan w/green trim. $99. Call (250)727-2629.
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LOCAL Veggies, Bedding Plants and Preserves for sale starting Saturday April 28 from 10 am to 1 pm at Donald Street Farms, 3051 Donald Street. Receive 2 seed packs with every purchase. www.donaldstreetfarms.com
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GARAGE SALES ANNUAL DEAN PARK SALE. Sat, April 28 9-2. 100 homes participating. Find everything you need here. From East Saanich Rd. enter at Forest Park, Dean Park or Barrett. COLWOOD: 2441 Sooke Rd., Apr. 28th, 9-3pm. Downsizing; odds & ends, antique squareboard, tools, golf, plants, wheelchair, etc. Rain or shine. COLWOOD, 568 Heatherly Rd., Sat & Sun, April. 28 & 29, 9am-2pm. Multi-Family, downsizing, moving sale. Many categories & new items. Something for everyone. FERNWOODPlant sale; Fri/Sat/Sun 8-4. 2335 Shakespeare St. Geraniums,perennials,fuchsia,dahlia tubers, bskt stuffers,tomato/pepper, herbs. NORTH SAANICH: 2066 Leal Rd., Sat., April. 28, 9am-noon. Household items, desk, telescope, camera tripod, ofďŹ ce chair, pictures, area rugs, lamps, wine making equip, Christmas tree & decorations, 6â€™ wide book case and more.
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Cadboro Bay United Church 2625 Arbutus Rd. LANGFORD, 2550 & 2554 Crystalview Dr., Sat & Sun, April. 28 & 29, 9am-2pm. Multi-Family Moving/Garage Sale. MAPLEWOODDERBY Rd (off Maplewood) Multi-family, Sat, Apr 28, 9am-2pm. Rain or Shine! SIDNEY, 10347 Bowerbank Rd., Sat, Apr. 28, 8am-12pm. OfďŹ ce/school supplies, lamps, childrenâ€™s books, records, stereo/electronics. Lotâ€™s more. ST. LUKEâ€™S Spring Fair. Saturday, April 28, 10am-2pm. 3821 Cedar Hill X Rd. Plants, Antiques, books, crafts, etc. Lunch is available!
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SMALL 3-BDRM house. Newly updated. Large yard, storage shed, W/D. $1450.+ utils. Text or call (250)858-2763.
GORDON HEAD: new 2 bdrm suite, private ent, NP/NS, May 1, $1195 incls utils, internet & cable. Call 250-360-1327.
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LANGFORD. LEVEL entry 2 bdrm. 6 appl’s, utils incld. $1100.NS/NP. (250)478-3063.
FURNISHED ROOM for right person. Female preferred. 3 mos or more lease. Vic West/ Esq. $444./mo. inclds utils, phone, light brunch in morning. Please call 250-380-1575.
MCKENZIE/UVIC AREA: Fully furnished 1 bdrm, $700 all utils incld, N/P, no drinkers. Call (250)721-0418.
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LANGFORD 2 BR grnd, priv patio, 5 appls, NS, NP, $1050/mo. util incl. 250-6343212 refs 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. SIDNEY(5TH STREET) Available now. Pet ok, 2 bdrms, 1 bath, coin op, $1050 includes H/W. Above retail. Equitex, 250-386-6071.
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HOMES FOR RENT SAANICH- 4 BDRM, 3 bath, 2 living rooms, W/D, $2000 NP/NS. Call (250)588-8829. VIEW ROYAL, Portage Inlet, 3 bdrms, garage, deck, W/D, $1350 + utils. 250-479-4956.
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SUITES, UPPER SIDNEY, BRIGHT, upper level 2 bdrm, full bath, yard, storage, new patio, parking, W/D, N/S, N/P, ref’s, 1 year lease, a May. 1, $1100. 778-426-4556.
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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.
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10% OFF. Aerate, Rototill, Mowing, Hedge / Shrub trimming, clean-up. 250-479-6495
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J&L GARDENING Specialty yard clean-up and maintenance. Master gardeners. John or Louise (250)891-8677
BEAT MY Price! Best workmanship. 38 years experience. Call Mike, 250-475-0542.
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DRAFTING & DESIGN CARPENTRY BENOIT CONSTRUCTION. Reno’s & Additions. Windows, Doors, Decks. 250-479-0748. McGREGOR HOME Repair & Renos. Decks to doors. Small jobs OK. WCB. (250)655-4518
CARPET INSTALLATION MALTA FLOORING Installation. Carpets, laminates, hardwood, lino. BBB 250-388-0278
CLEANING SERVICES MALTA HOUSECLEANING. BBB. Best rates. Residential/Comm. 250-388-0278
DRYWALL PROFESSIONAL: Small additions, boarding, taping, repairs, texture spraying, consulting. Soundproof installation;bath/moisture resistance products. Call 250.384.5055. Petrucci’s Drywall.
ALL TYPES of fencing, repairs. Reliable, on-time. Free estimates. Call 250-888-8637. QUALITY CEDAR fencing, decks and installation, pressure washing. For better prices & quotes call Westcoast Fencing. 250-588-5920.
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FURNITURE REFINISHING FURNITURE REFINISHING. Specializing in small items, end-tables, coffee tables, chairs. Free pick-up & delivery. References available. 250-475-1462.
250-208-8535 WOODCHUCK: Neglected garden? Spring clean-ups, hedges, power raking, aerating, weed/moss stump, blackberry & ivy removal. 24yrs exp. WCB. ARE YOU in need of a professional, qualiﬁed, residential or commercial gardener? www. glenwood gardenworks.com
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RUSTY’S LAWN SERVICE. Reliable UVic Student. Free estimates. (250)858-6614. RUSTY’S SOIL, Mulch & Garden loam delivery. Free estimates. (250)858-6614.
HANDYPERSONS AL’S AVAILABLE to update your home. Kitchens, baths, basements, etc. Licensed & Insured. Al 250-415-1397.
AURICLE Lawns- cln up lawn garden hedge pruning soil tests, rototill. (250)882-3129
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WILL DO GARDENING etc. $15/hr. Your tools. Reliable. Call (250)383-3995.
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.
BIG BEAR Handyman & Painting Services. No job too small. Free Estimates. Senior discounts. Barry 250-896-6071 HIRE-A-HUSBAND, 250-5144829. Specialize in bath/ kitchen reno’s & accessibility. Serving Victoria for 23yrs. IFIX HANDYMAN Services. Household repairs and renovations. Free estimates. Call Denis at 250-634-8086 or email: denisiﬁx@gmail.com
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EXPERIENCED JOURNEYMAN Plumber. Renos, New Construction & Service. Fair rates. Insured. Reliable, friendly. Great references. Call Mike at KNA (250)880-0104.
RE-STUCCO & HARDY Plank/Painting Specialist. 50 years experience. Free estimates. Dan, 250-391-9851.
SANDSTONE AVAILABLE in different shades of brown, gray & blue. Orders upon request. Speciality items in stock, top quality material. Call (250)538-0022.
FREE ESTIMATES. Reasonable. Reliable. No job too small. Call 250-388-5544.
A1. SHAWN The Tile GuyRes/ Comm/ Custom/ Renos. 250-686-6046
SENIOR HANDYMAN. Household repairs. Will assist do-it-yourselfers. Fred, 250888-5345.
MAKE 20-100K by a Professionally Designed Renovation of your dated home or condo. Contractor/ Developer/ Investor Island Pro Construction Ltd since ‘94. Call Dennis (250)391-1342
HAULING AND SALVAGE #1 JUNK Removal & Hauling. Free estimates. Cheapest in town. Same day emergency removal. Call 250-818-4335. email@example.com
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$20 & Up Garbage & Garden waste removal. Senior Disc. Free estimates. 250-812-2279. 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.
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MOVING & STORAGE 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. DIAMOND MOVING. 1 ton 2 ton. Prices starting at $85/hr. Call 250-220-0734.
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. COLOURS & IDEAS. Exterior/ Interior Painting. All work waranteed. Call (250)208-8383. LADY PAINTER Serving the Peninsula for over 20 yrs. Interior/exterior. Call Bernice, 250-655-1127.
KERRY’S GAS & PLUMBING SERVICESRepair, maintenance & install. 250-360-7663.
PRESSURE WASHING DRIVEWAYS, WALKWAYS, Decks, etc. Reasonable rates. 250-744-8588, Norm.
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UPHOLSTERY UPHOLSTERER work. Your fabric 250-480-7937.
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.
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Select your home. Select your mortgage. 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
402-1000 Mcclure, $232,500 pg. 9
309-405 Quebec, $449,900
2-1020 Queens, $299,000
4674 Lochside, $1,048,000
4473 Cottontree Lane, $789,000
Saturday & Sunday 1-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Murray Lawson 250 385-9814
Saturday 11-1 & 2-4 & Sunday 11-1 Pemberton Holmes David Scotney, 250-384-8124
Saturday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Deborah Kline 250 661-7680
Saturday 1-3 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Cheryl Bejcar 250 592-4422
Saturday 1-3 Newport Realty Marie Blender, 250-385-2033
Saturday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Mike Van Nerum, 250-477-1100
304-1121 Oscar St Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Peter Crichton, 250-889-4000
Saturday 12-2 Pemberton Holmes Paul Whitney, 250-889-2883
217 Ontario, $769,500
1601-751 Fairﬁeld, $509,999 Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd May Liu 250 477-7291
Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Gunnar Stephenson, 250-884-0933
Sunday 2-4 Newport Realty Hal Decter 250 385-2033
Sunday 2-4 Newport Realty Robert Buckle 250 385-2033
Saturday 2:30-4 Re/Max Camosun Kevin Koetke, 250-881-4099
441 Victoria, $874,900
Saturday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Andrew Mara 250 384-8124
Sunday 2-3:30 Newport Realty Rick Allen, 250-385-2033 pg. 33
754 Humboldt, $198,900
Saturday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Zane Willis, 250-479-3333
Sunday 2-4 JonesCo Real Estate Inc. Ian Heath 250-655-7653
306-75 Songhees Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Susan Carley, 250-477-7291
412-520 Dunedin St. Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Alliance Areas Real Estate Team, 250-361-1939
Sunday 1-3 Address Realty Ltd. Michelle Vermette, 250-391-1893
Saturday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Graham Bavington, 250-415-1931
Saturday 12-1:30 Address Realty Ltd. Mike Chubey, 250-391-1893 Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Alliance Ron Neal 250 386-8181
Saturday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Fred Lerch, 250-889-2528
Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Rick Couvelier, 250-477-7291
2112 Pentland, $1,055,000 Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Shawn Adye, 250-384-8124
Sunday 2-4 Newport Realty Glen Myles, 250-385-2033 pg. 10
2237 Windsor Rd, $844,000
Saturday 2-4 Newport Realty Brett Jones, 250-385-2033
Saturday & Sunday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Bernie Wilkinson, 250-477-5353 pg. 34
4308 Hermes Close, $455,000 pg. 22
1 Cadboro Heights Pl, $479,900 pg. 22
1-4289 Wilkinson Rd Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Ed G Sing, 250-744-3301
5709 Wallace, $789,000 Sunday 2-4 Newport Realty Fred Hiigli 250 385-2033 pg. 20
4921 Prospect, $979,900 pg. 5
Saturday 11-1 Pemberton Holmes Diana Winger 250-999-3683
4413 Houlihan Pl, $669,000
4516 Limerick Lane, $1,029,900 pg. 3
14-3993 Columbine, $329,900
Sunday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Suzanne Mitchell, 250-477-7291
Saturday 11-12 Re/Max Camosun Kevin Koetke, 250-881-4099
Sunday 2-4 One Percent Realty Valentino, 250-686-2242
Saturday 2-4 One Percent Realty Valentino, 250-686-2242
Sunday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Mary Beaumont, 250-889-2233
Thursday 11-1 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Chris Barrington Foote, 250-479-3333
Saturday 12:30-2 Re/Max Camosun Kevin Koetke, 250-881-4099
Saturday 12:30-2 SmartMove Real Estate Gary Brown, 250-380-6683
Saturday 1-2:30 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Valerie Edwards, 250-477-9947
1965 Grandview, $754,000
Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Chuck Meagher 250 477-1100
114-1110 Willow, $449,900 pg. 15
1528 Palahi Pl, $624,900
Saturday 12-1:30 One Percent Realty Guy Efﬂer 250 812-4910
209-799 Blackberry, $292,900
312-3969 Shelbourne, $289,900
Saturday 2-4 Sutton West Coast Hiro Nakatani 250 661-4476
539 Crossandra, $339,000
304-1505 Church Rd, $209,300 pg. 12
Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Adrian Langereis 250 744-3301
1086 Roy Rd, $629,900 pg. 21
5024 Cordova Bay, $968,000
3320 Richmond Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd Elﬁe Jeeves 250 477-7291
2006 Dron Pl, $788,800
101-1807 Oak Bay Ave
Saturday 2-4 JonesCo Real Estate Inc. Ian Heath 250-655-7653
3236 Cedar Hill, $599,000 Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Corie Meyer 250 384-8124
Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes David Scotney 250-384-8124
Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Goran Tambic, 250-384-7663
Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Alliance Areas Real Estate Team, 250-361-1939 Saturday & Sunday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Kevin Starling 250 889-4577
308-1505 Church, $196,900
2625 Orchard Ave, $734,900
217-3277 Quadra St, $240,000
939 Carolwood Dr.
Saturday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Jeannie Dewhurst 250 384-8124
Sunday 2-4 Sutton West Coast Realty Elke Pettipas 250 479-3333
Saturday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Brad Gregory 250 744-3301
982 Taine, $459,900
934 Craigﬂower, $399,000 Friday, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 Pemberton Holmes Nicole Burgess 250 384-8124
212-4480 Chatterton, $459,900 pg. 21
3401 Clovelly Court, $539,900 pg. 15
Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Morley Bryant, 250-477-5353
4173 Buckingham, $659,000 pg. 19
896 Violet Ave, $527,900
1366 Craigﬂower Saturday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Judy Campbell 250 744-3301
4941 Lochside, $739,000 pg. 6
4942 Cordova Bay, $998,000 pg. 18
Saturday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Deana Fawcett, 250-893-8932 Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Philip Illingworth, 250-477-7291
4467 Fairmont, $649,000
25-909 Admirals, $374,900 Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Shelley Saldat, 250 384-8124
1073 Oliver, $839,000
7-48 Montreal, $329,000 Saturday 2-4 Duttons & Co Real Estate
Saturday 2-4 Newport Realty Karin Barlow 250-385-2033
2325 Dunlevy, $589,900
Sunday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Mike Van Nerum, 250-477-1100
101-66 Songhees, $609,900
303-777 Blanshard, $289,900
1370 Craigﬂower Saturday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Judy Campbell 250 744-3301
2184 Windsor Rd, $659,900
Saturday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Jeff Bishop, 250-474-6003
807-66 Songhees Rd., $629,900 pg. 8
Saturday 10-11:30 Address Realty Ltd. Mike Chubey, 250-391-1893
402-103 Gorge Rd E, $539,000 pg. 7
Saturday 11-1 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Rick Couvelier, 250-477-7291
Sunday 2-4 Newport Realty Noah Dobson 250 385-2033
778 Patrick, $815,000
4287 Gordon Head Rd, $649,900
3520 Upper Terrace, $898,900 Saturday 11-1 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Ltd. Mike Ryan 250-477-1100
205-3010 Washington, $267,500 pg. 12
Sunday 2-4 Cathy Duncan & Associates 250 658-0967
3380 Upper Terr, $1,898,000
905 Richmond, $664,900
1050 Pentrelew, $729,000
577 Toronto St
Saturday 1-3 Boorman’s Real Estate Michael Boorman 250-595-1535
1174 Sunnygrove Te, $699,000
3053 Henderson, $1,120,000
1-833 Princess, $296,900
1-733 Sea Terr, $469,900
Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Andrew Holenchuk 250 744-3301
984 Taine, $569,000
205-1083 Tillicum, $269,900
Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Alliance David Rusen, 250-386-8875
2-906 Admirals, $359,900
858 Parklands, $419,900 Sunday 1-3 Boorman’s Real Estate Michael Boorman 250-595-1535
Sunday 1-3 Newport Realty Marie Blender, 250-385-2033
Saturday 2-4 Boorman’s Rod Hay, 250-595-1535 Saturday 1-3 Newport Realty Colin Gareau, 250-812-3451
302-1270 Beach Dr., $445,000
301-380 Waterfront, $549,900
Saturday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Mike Van Nerum, 250-477-1100
Saturday 2-4 Sutton West Coast Hiro Nakatani 250 661-4476
Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Lynne Sager 250 744-3301
Saturday 1-3 Newport Realty Noah Dobson 250 385-2033
Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Lucy Richardson 250 360 7399
820 Kincaid Pl., $629,900
101-1110 Willow St, $419,900
983 Dunsmuir, $508,888
103-620 Toronto St, $299,000
Saturday 1-4 Sutton Group West Coast Bill MacDonald 250 479-3333
Saturday 2-4 Newport Realty Laurie Abram 250 385-2033
110-1505 Church Ave, $239,900
205-2125 Oak Bay, $346,500
Saturday 12-1:30 Re/Max Camosun Kevin Koetke, 250-881-4099
Sunday 2-4 Kroppmann Realty Dale Kroppmanns 250-478-0808
Sunday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Deborah Kline 250 661-7680
4009 Blackberry, $518,000
1912 Woodley Rd., $1,124,500
103-1527 Cold Harbour Rd, $289,900
Sunday 12-1 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Chris Barrington Foote, 250-479-3333
Daily Noon-5 exc Fridays Concert Properties 250 383-3722
Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Ann Watley 250-656-0131
Sunday 1:30-3 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Chris Barrington Foote, 250-479-3333 Saturday 1-3 Re/Max Alliance Ron Neal 250 386-8181
Sunday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Jasmin Gerwien, 250-384-8124
Saturday 2-4 Newport Realty Fred Hiigli 250 385-2033
102-415 Linden, $274,900
410-1433 Faircliff, $354,900
Saturday 12-2 Pemberton Holmes Joseph Martin, 250-361-8167
Saturday 3:30-5:30 Pemberton Holmes Shawn Adye, 250-384-8124
2205 Victor, $405,000 pg. 17
Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Century 21 In Town Realty Magda Melounova, 604-323-6984
2-114 Ontario, $449,900
305-545 Manchester Rd, $209,900
1110 Pembroke, $424,900
Sunday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Gary Bazuik, 250-477-5353
Saturday 1-4 Sutton Group West Coast Bill MacDonald 250 479-3333
4665 Amblewood Dr
31 Kaleigh, $549,000
350 Richmond, $859,900
Saturday 11-1 One Percent Realty Valentino, 250-686-2242
204-1122 Hilda, $279,900
3093 Washington, $729,000
Sunday 1-3 Address Realty Ltd. Adam Hales, 250-391-1893
Sunday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Paul Whitney, 250-889-2883
Saturday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Shirley Zailo 250-478-4828
102 Phyllis Dr, $679,000
412-165 Kimta, $629,000
204-924 Cook St, $267,900
Sunday 1-4 Sutton Group West Coast Bill MacDonald 250 479-3333
Sunday 2-4 Newport Realty Karin Barlow 250-385-2033
34 Philippa, $909,000 Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Rob Garry 250 384-8124
5-300 Six Mile, $324,900
1752 Lee, $779,000
1810 Hollywood Cres, $875,000 Saturday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Luisa Celis, 250 477-1100
1323 McNair, $514,888
607 Wilson, $399,900 Sunday 1-3 Newport Realty Bruce Gibson 250 385-2033
1121 Fort, $183,900
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3-828 Rupert Terrace
103-1270 Johnson, $299,500 pg. 13
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Thursday 3-5:15 Pemberton Holmes Jerad Daniels, 250-384-8124
1446 Fairﬁeld, $869,900
Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Cassie Kangas 250 477-7291
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104-1366 Hillside Ave, $315,000
Saturday 1-4 RW Herr, Broker 250 857-9570
Daily exc Friday 2-4 Newport Realty Blair Watling 250 385-2033
502-250 Douglas, $389,900
Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Dave Bhandar 250 384-8124
Saturday 3-4 Pemberton Holmes Stacey Dewhurst 250 384-8124
Saturday 1-3 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Lorraine Williams, 250-216-3317
891 Royal Oak Ave, $819,000
4541 Elk Lake Dr., $529,900
Saturday 2-4 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Jackie Adkins, 250-477-5353
Sunday 2-4 Jonesco Real Estate Roger Jones 250 361-9838
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This Weekend’s 410-4394 West Saanich Rd, $429,900 Saturday 2-3:30 Address Realty Ltd. Mike Chubey, 250-391-1893
1570 Sylvan, $799,900
3074 Metchosin Rd, $339,000
987 Rattanwood Pl, $559,000
Saturday 12-2 RE/MAX Camosun Jason Leslie, 250-478-9600
Saturday 2-4 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Cheri Crause, 250-592-4422
Saturday & Sunday 12-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd Mike Hartshorne 250 889-4445
Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Inder Taneja, 250-479-333
Sunday 2-4 RE/MAX Camosun Shane King, 250-744-3301
Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Frances Wade, 250-656-0131
Saturday 1-3 Newport Realty Bruce Gibson 250 385-2033
2433 Prospector Way, $629,000
3130 Westridge Pl., $995,000
28-2070 Amelia Ave
44-530 Marsett Pl, $599,900
973 Cavalcade Terr, $459,900
Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes David Scotney, 250-384-8124
Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Bruce Hatter, 250-744-3301
477 Royal Bay, $749,900 pg. 25
Sunday 1-4 RE/MAX Camosun Jason Leslie, 250-478-9600
101-608 Fairway Ave, $299,900 4158 Holland, $724,900
3072 Mallard, $599,000
Sunday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Mark McDougall 250 888-8588
Saturday 1-2 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911
304-4535 Viewmont, $239,900
Daily 1:30-4 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Jennifer Scheck, 250-477-1100 pg. 31
1511 Oceanspray Dr, $789,000
Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Rick Turcotte, 250-744-3301
Sunday 2-4 Sparling Real Estate Don Sparling, 250-656-5511
pg. 23 Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Brad MacLaren, 250-727-5448
2684 James Island, $1,049,000
Sunday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Komal Dodd 250 479-3333
Saturday 2:30-4 One Percent Realty Guy Efﬂer 250 812-4910
Saturday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Wendy Herrick 250-656-0131
108-2120 Harrow Gate, $419,900 Sunday 11-12 Re/Max Camosun Kevin Koetke, 250-881-4099 Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Roy Coburn, 250-812-1989
9809 Seaport, $719,000 Saturday 11-1 Holmes Realty Ltd Lorne Klipper 250 656-0911
Sunday 12-2 Pemberton Holmes Ltd. Joseph Martin, 250-474-4176
4-10072 Third St pg. 23
2-959 Stelly’s Cross Rd Saturday 2:45-4:45 & Sunday 12-2 Pemberton Holmes Greg Long, 250-384-8124
Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Diana Winger 250-999-3683
2031 Brethourpark Way, $529,000 pg. 23
7161 West Saanich
Sunday 2-4 Sparling Real Estate Ltd. Trevor Lunn, 250-656-5511
108-7583 Central Saanich Rd, $169,900 Saturday 3-5 Pemberton Holmes Ltd. Joseph Martin, 250-474-4176
Saturday 2:30-4 SmartMove Real Estate Blair Veenstra, 250-889-3926
Saturday 12-1:30 Re/Max Camosun Brad MacLaren, 250-727-5448
Daily 12-4 Pemberton Holmes Greg Long, 250-384-8124
Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Gregg Mah 250 384-8124
2465 Prospector, $659,900
1043 Whitney Crt, $384,900
Saturday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Shirley Zailo 250-478-4828
Saturday & Sunday 1-4 Re/Max Camosun Adrian Langereis 250 744-3301
Saturday 2-4 & Sunday 12-2 Pemberton Holmes Andy Leimanis, 250-642-3240
240 Becher Bay Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Doreen Halstenson, 250 744-3301
Saturday & Sunday 1-4 Pemberton Holmes Greg Long, 250-384-8124
1077 Lisa Close, Shawnigan Lake
3665 Vitality, $599,900 pg. 25
Sunday 1-3 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Realty Amanda Orr 250 474-4800
Saturday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Chris Barrington Foote, 250-479-3333
2779 Lakehurst Dr, $449,900 Saturday & Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd Ted Tyrrell, 250-477-7291
Sunday 1-3 DFH Real Estate David Dand 250 477-7291
3650 Propellor, $599,500 pg. 28
Saturday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Mark McDougall 250 888-8588
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1075 Lisa Close, $445,000 pg. 27
Sunday 1-3 One Percent Realty Tania McFadden 250 589-0248
36-2771 Spencer, $239,000 Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Doreen Halstenson, 250 744-3301
957 Shawnigan Lake, $319,900
563 Brant Pl pg. 41
Thurs & Fri 1-4, Sat & Sun 11-4 Coldwell Banker Slegg Realty Daniel Weiss 250 383-1500
Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes David Hale, 250-812-7277
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Beautiful, gorgeous, outstanding 3 bedroom 2 bath (master en suite) level-entry rancher in desirable Sunnymead. Open concept kitchen / family room area. Formal dining and living room. Gas FP. West facing private / landscaped back garden. Large patio. Sun Sun room. Private viewings available.
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Saturday 12-2 Pemberton Holmes Jens Henderson, 250-858-5367
InMotion 1174 Sunnygrove Terrace Sunnymead area/Saanich East $699,000
593 Latoria, $285,000
Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Alliance Dennis Jabs, 250-882-7393
Sunday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Wendy Herrick 250-656-0131
1673 Narissa Pl, $414,000
2390 Echo Valley Dr, $684,900
320-9882 Fifth, $259,000
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Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd Bill Carnegie 250 474-6003
867 Arncote, $439,900 Saturday 1:30-3:30 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Morley Bryant, 250-477-5353
Sunday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Michael Williams, 250-642-3240
1313 Martock Rd, $619,900
2455 Prospector, $729,000
3357 Painter Rd, $449,000
Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Robin Lewis, 250-656-0131
2324 Hoylake Cres, $412,900
Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Noel Hache 250 744-3301
2923 Sarah Dr, $949,800
Sunday 1-3:30 Pemberton Holmes Jerad Daniels, 250-384-8124
110 Camli, $669,900 pg. 26
Daily 1-4 Kahl Realty Jason Kahl 250-391-8484
3426 Pattison Way, $489,900
302-1240 Verdier Ave, $349,900 pg. 23
Saturday 2-4 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Donna Gabel, 250-477-5353
3001 Alouette, $494,900
Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Lori Kersten, 250-474-4800
Sunday 12:30-2 Re/Max Camosun Kevin Koetke, 250-881-4099
662 Goldstream Ave., $254,900
117-643 Granderson, $369,000
9216 Mainwaring, $589,900 Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Adrian Langereis 250 744-3301
Saturday 2:30-4:30 SmartMove Real Estate Blair Veenstra 250 380-6683
Saturday & Sunday 12-2 Sotheby’s International Donald St. Germain, 250-744-7136
Friday 3-5 Re/Max Camosun Brad Maclaren, 250-727-5448
Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes David Hale, 250-812-7277
2140 Players Dr, $699,900
Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Deanna Noyce 250 744-3301
Saturday 11-1 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Ross Casey 250 384-8124
2414 Fleetwood Crt
304-611 Brookside, $399,000
943 Paconla Pl, $439,000
Daily 1-3 Gordon Hulme Realty Don King 250 656-4626
640 Strandlund, $419,500
62-2070 Amelia Ave, $219,000 Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Frances Wade, 250-656-0131
Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Brad Maclaren, 250-727-5448
408-3226 Jacklin $279,900
10305 Gabriola Pl, $484,900
Saturday 2-4 JonesCo Real Estate Inc. Ian Heath 250-655-7653
987 Ironwood, $719,000
916 Grilse, $849,000
1780 Dean Park, $629,000
Sunday 11-1 Holmes Realty Ltd. James Bridge, 250-656-0911
Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Joanne Brodersen, 250-477-7291
Saturday 2-4 Macdonald Realty Scott Garman 250 896-7099
1464 Kangaroo, $749,000
104-825 Goldstream Ave, $279,900
311-866 Brock, $319,000
Tues to Fri 1-3 & Sat & Sun 12-4 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Pat Guiney 250 391-6400
Saturday 1-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd Mike Hartshorne 250 474-6003
2386 Setchﬁeld Ave
Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Peter Gray, 250-744-3301
Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Shirley Zailo 250-478-4828
Saturday 2-4 SmartMove Real Estate Gary Brown, 250-380-6683
201-635 Brookside Rd, $310,000 pg. 27
9204 Jura, $619,900
Sunday 2:30-4 Re/Max Camosun Kevin Koetke, 250-881-4099
Saturday 1-3 RE/MAX Camosun Jason Leslie, 250-478-9600
503 Nellie Pl, $369,900 pg. 23
2899 Young, $399,000
9045 Lochside Dr, $949,000 Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Gary Anderson, 250-744-3301
12-1287 Verdier, $409,900 pg. 33
Saturday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Zane Willie, 250-479-3333
27-551 Bezanton, $494,900 Sunday 1-4 Sutton Group West Coast Lynn MacDonald 250 479-3333
10980 Inwood Rd., $729,900 Saturday 2-4 Kroppmann Realty Dale Kroppmanns 250-478-0808
Sunday 12:30-2 SmartMove Real Estate Gary Brown 250 380-6683
2-2587 Selwyn, $104,900 pg. 26
995 Bonavista, $549,900
123-945 Bear Mountain, $510,000
10176 Tsaykum, $624,000 Saturday 3-4 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911
3689 Ridge Pond, $539,888
1280 Knute Way, $524,900
202-535 Heatherdale, $437,888 Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Brad MacLaren, 250-727-5448
Sunday 2-4 Address Realty Ltd. Patrick Achtzner, 250-391-1893
Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Jean Omelchenko,250-474-6003
2740 Sooke Rd, $349,900
946 Gade, $649,500
Sunday 2:30-4 SmartMove Real Estate Blair Veenstra, 250-380-6683
68-2587 Selwyn, $175,000
3023 Arado, $559,900 Saturday 1-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd Mike Hartshorne 250 889-4445
3330 Myles Mansell Rd, $399,000 pg. 5
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The Victoria Foundation & Black Press Working Together – how philanthropy shapes our community Eagle Wing Tours is the most recent business to join the Victoria Foundation’s 1% for the Planet partners. Note: this photo was taken with a telephoto lens, therefore visual compression makes it seem that the whales are closer to the boats than is really the case. Eagle Wing adheres to 100 metre and 183 metre viewing guidelines for Canadian and U.S. waters respectively. Volunteers with SeaChange Marine Conservation Society work on habitat restoration along Tod Inlet on the Saanich Peninsula.
By land and sea:
Business and environmental groups both play a part in environmental philanthropy Respondents to the Victoria Foundation’s 2011 Vital Signs® survey ranked our natural environment as number one of the 10 best things about Greater Victoria. The following is a sample of 2012 environmental projects supported by the foundation. The Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team coordinates efforts to protect and restore these dwindling ecosystems and the more than 100 at-risk species that make their homes in these environments. The team will use a $4,000 grant from the Victoria Foundation to deliver a series of regional workshops on its revised National Recovery Strategy for Garry Oak and Associated Ecosystems and Associated Species at Risk. “We believe everyone can have an impact on this work, so our idea was to develop a strategy that outlines something everyone can do,” said executive director Shyanne Smith. In addition to outlining the progress made to date, the new strategy will identify activities for individuals, local government planners, researchers and others. Homeowners, for example, are encouraged to use the tools and resources the team has developed to restore lawns or yards to Garry Oak meadows. The workshop schedule will be finalized in May. Check www.goert.ca for updated information. The Georgia Strait Alliance is using its $11,000 grant from the Victoria Foundation to
expand its Clean Marine B.C. program in the Capital Regional District, supporting area marinas to achieve eco-certification. Certification is based on environmental best practices including using environmentally friendly marine products and construction, developing waste management and recycling strategies, and optimizing energy and water conservation. “Benefits include a cleaner marine environment, a more environmentally conscious boating community, increased business for participating marinas, cost savings and improved community values in the CRD and beyond,” said Clean Marine program coordinator Michelle Young. The Georgia Strait Alliance is also publishing a green boating tips sheet to highlight how the boating community can reduce its environmental footprint. See www.GeorgiaStrait.org for more information. The SeaChangeMarine Conservation Society is using a $8,200 grant from the Victoria Foundation to help restore Tod Inlet. Executive Director Nikki Wright describes the area as a cultural and ecological treasure on the Saanich Peninsula. SeaChange is working in partnership with BC Parks, local First Nations communities and volunteers to bring back eelgrass and native terrestrial plant ecosystems by transplanting eelgrass plots, removing invasive plants species on the upper reaches of the inlet, planting native plants and offering ethno-botanical tours and cultural events. The project is called Connecting Cultures
to Place because Wright says it is about cultural and ecological restoration. “This inlet brings together cultures with deep roots in this place,” she said. “The Coast Salish hunt, fish, gather and practice sacred ceremonies here. Sikh and Chinese labourers worked in the former cement plant now known as Butchart Gardens. People of all ages and backgrounds are drawn to the tranquility. Restoring the inlet is restoring our spirits.” Upcoming opportunities to volunteer with invasive species removal will take place April 28, May 12 and May 26. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. 1% for the Planet is an international movement to engage local businesses in environmental philanthropy. The Victoria Foundation is one of Canada’s community foundations that is committed to promoting the 1% program. 1% members recognize their responsibility to – and dependence on – a healthy environment by donating a minimum of one per cent of their revenues or sales annually to environmental organizations. The Victoria Foundation’s partners in 1% for the Planet are: Eagle Wing Tours, the Good Planet Company, Hemp and Company, and Horne Coupar Barristers and Solicitors. “At Eagle Wing we believe that being a responsible steward means being active, positive contributors to the ecosystem we love and are able to make our living from,” said Brett Soberg, co-owner with Don Stewart of Eagle
Wing Tours, the newest 1% member in Victoria. “Our customers can take pride in knowing that their tourism dollars are leaving a positive impact on the whales and the marine environment we all depend on.” For more information see www.victoriafoundation.ca under “Leadership Projects.”
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