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Pair of fires keep Oak Bay crews busy Playground melts to the ground; home damaged Brittany Lee News staff

A home in the 1000-block of Roslyn Rd. in Oak Bay caught fire Tuesday night (July 17). The Oak Bay fire department responded to the call just after 9 p.m. and quickly extinguished the attic fire, despite access problems, said Dave Cockle, Oak Bay deputy fire chief. When the crew arrived, smoke was coming from the eaves of the roof, he said. The fire appears to be accidental, and caused about $20,000 worth of damage to the house, Cockle estimated. A fire crew from Victoria assisted in putting out the flames, he added. A separate incident last week closed a section of the water park near Carnarvon Park after an early morning fire last Tuesday. The Oak Bay fire department received a call before 7 a.m. on July 10 from public works notifying them that the pirate ship at Peter Pan water park was burning. “When our guys got there, we pretty much just cooled down some melted plastic, because that’s about all that was left,” said Cockle. “Unfortunately, the kids are without the playground for a little while until we can get it built again and put back in place.” The equipment should be replaced within a few weeks, he said. The cost of the damage is unknown as is the cause of the fire, which is currently under investigation by Oak Bay police. However, Cockle added, it does appear suspicious.

Harrison Gallery to close Ted Harrison sits under the artwork that came from his mind as a designer, but was painted by the premiers of each province. It takes pride of place in the Ted Harrison Studio on Oak Bay Avenue, which will close at the end of August. Christine van Reeuwyk/ News staff

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he Ted Harrison Studio is slated to close at the end of August, displacing the taxidermy raven that reminds Harrison of his years in the Yukon. As the end nears, there are plans for the remaining artwork. “We’ll do some donations. We’re looking to send a lot of the product to the Ted Harrison Retreat,” studio manager Kaitlyn Webb Patience said. “We’re hoping to continue to sell the prints online. There has to be some sort of outlet for his work. I think people would be very disappointed if there wasn’t.”

Famed Canadian artist to close Oak Bay studio Christine van Reeuwyk Ted Harrison raises a hand with welcome in his eyes and a “pleasure to meet you” as Kaitlyn Webb Patience offers to make some tea. “I always welcome a cup of tea,” the popular Canadian artist says as Webb Patience, the studio manager, places a hot cup on a tray in front of him. She’s new to the role, replacing long-time studio manager Lillie Louise Major – perhaps it’s why she neglected to have cookies on Video hand. A fan of online a good cookie, This story has Harrison doesn’t take his accompanying video disappointment at out on her, but sips from the mug featuring Yukon lore that she’s set on a bright cloth on the tray in front of him. “(When) this place closes I want my cup back,” he tells her. The small space filled with bright colours on The Ave will close at the end of August, but with a little fanfare. And another visit from the man himself. “It’s always been a passion project,” Webb Patience gestures to the space that has shown Harrison’s work for the past six years. “What has to be must be,” says the iconic artist who turns 86 on Aug. 28. “You can’t fight what’s necessary.” Though he came to Oak Bay nearly 20 years ago, in 1993, the studio waited until six years ago. There, fans from near and far would come and watch him work. “People like to watch artists paint. The artist becomes part of the scene,” he says. Although it’s not one of his favourite things. “I don’t particularly like to be

watched,” he says. But with a The Ted Harrison healthy respect Artist Retreat for those who Society (thars. purchase his ca) is a residency work, he painted program to give daily in the visual artists studio. across the country “People should an opportunity start to show the to concentrate buying public on the research, respect for what development, and it does,” he says. production of a Harrison project or body of still finds time, work in a remote working with and inspirational watercolour setting. pencils, to create in the “peaceful and quiet” retirement home where he now lives. He moved to the Saanich residence recently and trips to the studio dropped once he left Oak Bay, prompting the closure. “I don’t do a lot (of painting),” he says. “It depends on the opportunity and the mood.” Harrison is known for his colourful depictions of the Yukon – where he spent two decades – and the Pacific Northwest where he spent the past two decades. At the height of his work he could paint an image a day, but “it’s not about speed,” he says. “(It’s) competence.” Though the studio is set to close, Harrison plans to remain in the area. “I like painting anywhere,” he says. “I think Victoria is a beautiful place to live. I like Victoria because it’s a very open community. People accept you.” Fans and friends can say goodbye to the studio, and hello to Harrison on Aug. 9 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the studio, 2004 Oak Bay Ave.

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Famed artist Ted Harrison in his Oak Bay Avenue studio that is set to close at the end of August.

“I like Victoria because it’s a very open community. People accept you.” - Ted Harrison

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A deer rests under an apple tree in the backyard of a house on Byron Street. Oak Bay parks is considering use of a repellent to keep deer out of Windsor Park.

Repellant option for deer Repellant will be applied in rose garden at Windsor Park, if necessary Brittany Lee News staff

While the Capital Regional District’s deer advisory group continues to evaluate possible deer strategies, Oak Bay is considering the use of a deer repellant in a local park. Oak Bay parks is currently monitoring the amount of deer munching on roses at Windsor Park and may start using a deer repellant, known as Bobbex, in the rose garden. “We’re monitoring things right

now and, if need be, we will use a product,” said Chris Hyde-Lay, Oak Bay’s manager of parks services. “But as of right now, we have not used any.” Hyde-Lay noted that there have been problems with deer in the rose garden in the past, but right now the situation seems “pretty good.” If and when Oak Bay parks decides to apply the repellant in the rose garden, as little as possible would be used, he said. Bobbex makes plants less appealing to deer by adding a

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Local technology is being credited for the safe return of an elderly dementia patient after she wandered away from a Victoria assisted living residence. Project Life Saver uses a locally manufactured transmitter to locate missing persons with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. The transmitter is about the size of a wristwatch and emits a signal that allows local search and rescue teams to easily locate individuals who have a tendency to wander. On July 10, Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary Pacific search and rescue received a call about the missing woman and located her, unharmed, within 40 minutes. “About 59 per cent of persons with dementia wander off, and of those, 72 per cent will do it repeatedly,” said Marjorie Moulton, executive director of We Rage, We Weep Alzheimer Foundation, which offers Project Life Saver at no charge to Greater Victoria residents.

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• Weight: 100 lbs. • Height: 5’ • DOB: March 27, 1954


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• Weight: 164 lbs. • Height: 5’11” • DOB: Oct. 9, 1988

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Mark Peter Charles BELL

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• Weight: 205 lbs. • Height: 6’2” • DOB: June 5, 1964

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Paul Stephen WRIGHT

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Municipalities now have to agree on a funding model Daniel Palmer News staff

Local governments in Greater Victoria will soon begin negotiations to fund the $281 million needed to complete the most expensive capital expenditure project in the region’s history. The Capital Regional District’s $782-million secondary sewage treatment program is set to begin development at the beginning of 2013 and will end the dumping of raw sewage into the Strait of Juan de Fuca. To pay for the project, Greater Victoria residents may see an increase in annual property taxes between $200 to $500, or a jump in water utility bills, depending on the jurisdiction. The seven affected municipalities will need to agree on a funding model before work can begin. Saanich Mayor Frank Leonard said paying for a regional sewage treatment upgrade through property tax increases may be unfair to residents who minimize their wastewater. “If we go to the property tax model, then the University of Victoria and the two Camosun Colleges wouldn’t pay their share,” Leonard said. By linking the increased fee to water utilities, properties with septic systems would also be exempt from paying for sewage services they don’t use, Leonard said. Oak Bay Mayor Nils Jensen said there are two funding issues. “The question will be how to determine how to apportion the maintenance costs, the day-today operation and how to apportion the capital costs – both are

very complex,” he said. likely agree on a funding model Oak Bay collects sewage fees based on how much wastewater based on water consumption, they produce and the age of their which Jensen asserts is more sewage infrastructure. equitable for property owners. “So newer developments, like The capital costs however, are Langford and Colwood, may well much more difficult to apportion. have cheaper costs,” he said. “We’re trying to build a plant that The sewage treatment projwill service the community, not ect is comprised of three major only now, but 20, 30, 40 years in elements – a wastewater treatthe future. On the horizon is try- ment plant at McLoughlin Point ing to predict what capacity we’ll in Esquimalt, piping system need. Langford will upgrades and a bioneed more capacity solids energy cenas it expands and tre proposed for the Oak Bay will require Hartland landfill in less capacity as it Saanich. deals with aging The biosolids ceninfrastructure and tre will be built as a making it more effiprivate-public partcient,” he said. nership (P3), which Upgrades to sewer allows private cominfrastructure have panies to build and been ongoing in operate a facility, but south Oak Bay for Nils Jensen also bear responsibilseveral years, but ity for any cost overin the Uplands area, runs. where one sewer pipe takes both Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjarsewage and grey water to the dins, who opposes the installatreatment plant, upgrades will tion of the wastewater treatment not occur for at least a couple facility at McLoughlin Point, said of years. the CRD should have made the “One sewer line takes the rain- entire project a P3. water and the sewage, so over“I really have a concern that time we’ve got to stop that and we’re stepping beyond our as we separate it, we’ll have less bounds as local government. We liquid to treat,” he said. shouldn’t be doing what private “As we make it more efficient business can do,” she said. we’ll need less capacity. We need The CRD already manages a to find the correct formula for the wastewater treatment facility on plant being built.” the Saanich Peninsula for Central On Monday, the federal Saanich, North Saanich and Sidand provincial governments ney. announced $253 million and $248 Negotiations between municimillion, respectively, for the sew- palities for a funding model are age treatment project, but said expected to take place over the any cost overruns will fall to coming months and will include local governments. The province public input, Leonard said. plans to withhold its portion of The CRD’s next step will be to the funding until the project is hire a project manager and pass near completion in 2018. a bylaw that allows it to create a CRD spokesman Andy Orr said commission to oversee the projthe municipalities of Victoria, ect. Saanich, Esquimalt, Oak Bay, View - with files from Laura Lavin Royal, Colwood and Langford will

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Tsunami cleanup readiness crucial Coastal authorities in B.C., including those in the Capital Region, have long been putting together tsunami and earthquake preparedness plans. But the need is growing greater for the three levels of government to have a definite plan in place to deal with potentially environmentally dangerous debris from last year’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan washing up on B.C. coastlines. Items ripped apart by the powerful waves, much of them covered with sea life that could threaten native species, have for months been arriving on the western shorelines of Vancouver Island and Haida Gwaii. Residents and others concerned about threats to the pristine nature of coastal areas have been doing their best to remove the material. No one knows, given the unpredictable nature of ocean currents, just how much flotsam will reach B.C. shores in the coming months and years. But enough has arrived already to inform provincial and federal authorities of the extent of the problem. The province is in a “fact-gathering stage” on the issue, said Environment Minister Terry Lake, who last week toured Haida Gwaii. His comments that any cleanup plan must be a joint effort between local, provincial and federal governments and First Nations make sense, but indicate the province is not willing to take the lead on tackling this problem. When a Harley-Davidson motorcycle in a packing crate washed up on a Haida Gwaii beach in April, and its owner, who had lost three family members and his home in the disaster, was located, it was a bittersweet story. But the washing ashore of a 20-metre concrete and steel dock in Oregon on June 6 was a further sign that the worst is likely yet to come. This week’s shockingly low cleanup grant of $50,000 from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, for each of the five states affected, shows how low this issue is on that government’s priority list. We hope our federal government, already showing a similar lack of respect for the environment through budget cuts, does not take a similar tack by downplaying this serious issue. What do you think? Give us your comments by e-mail: or fax 250-386-2624. All letters must have a name and a telephone number for verification. The Oak Bay 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


Top 10 reasons to read this Did you happen to note that the dubious honours of most-read Victoria was recently ranked story links – while once again, these Number 2 on Martin Prosperity so-called stories don’t require any Institute’s Top 20 list of actual reading. most creative cities in The hunger for longer, Canada? I did, though story-driven articles I’m not sure why. remains, despite our I’m not sure why the appetite for quick-hit, silly institute gave little old pieces, Leach says. The Victoria the penultimate end result: more variety for position – beating out readers. Vancouver and Montreal, As I write this, Fox but falling just behind News published its Top 10 Ottawa-Gatineau. There barbecue products. Why was nothing for me to I feel as though those Natalie North do read when I was sucked producers have likely The N in NEWS into what I was sure done their due diligence in would be a morning hit researching the merits of of legitimate quasi-news, a first-cupthe Pig Tail Food Flippers? of-coffee infotainment piece on my There’s no shame in giving readers computer screen. the variety they seek. For those who Nope. Just a headline and are on to their second cup of coffee, photo gallery. Nothing against that means sinking into the kind ninasaurusrex’s snapshot of Douglas of well-crafted stories Leach says Street ripped from Flickr, on this have always been the foundation of unnamed news source, but I’ll tell professional writing at UVic. you right now, it wasn’t anywhere “We tend to focus on the near creative enough to replace principles of telling an intelligent, actual words. well-researched, compelling story You won’t find one of those Top at any length,” he says. “You can 10 lists and photo galleries on Black do it at 300 words. You can do it at Press websites, and I’ve been told 30,000.” we have no plans to add them any Thirty thousand? time soon, either. Barring a few holdouts, editors Anyone over the age of 16 may aren’t exactly overwhelmed have noticed that story formats and with pages on which to lay out sizes are changing. these longer literary works. But, David Leach, director of hey, there’s a fire sale on online professional writing and platforms. Sure, monetization the technology and society presents some challenges, but how interdisciplinary minor program many new journalists are losing at the University of Victoria, sleep over it? acknowledges an overall dumbing Leach is right: it’s an interesting down of some online news sources moment for non-fiction, one marked through sensational, pseudo by pervasive celebrity culture and controversy headlines that earn trash news stories at the same time

as the emergence of new products such as the Kindle Single. I’m still hung up on the gimmicky list phenomenon. It’s not because, like others void of a y-chromosome, I find myself resisting daily temptations to read the Top 5 reasons why single women should feel they’re doing something wrong, or because I happened upon the Top 10 warning signs of cancer … in dogs and cats. Or even because I “purposed” upon the 10 best awkward nude scenes on the big screen. Yes. I. Did. CBC’s list of the Top 10 recommendations from the G20 report suggests that any format can be harnessed by the good side and affirms my belief that a solid product can take any form, including the lazy list, and that good writing is often the result of tight restrictions. And was it the great prophet Stephen Colbert who once said: “The more things change, the more they stay the same?” “In some ways we’re returning to partisan journalism where opinions bleed into journalism where they didn’t necessarily before,” Leach says of so-called yellow journalism. “That was there at the birth of journalism.” Disclosure: this column was written by someone with the fifthworst job on the market, if you put any stock into CareerCast’s list of the worst jobs in 2012 – and the journalists who heard the news and ran with it, even if only for a punchline at the end of an opinion column. Natalie North is a reporter with the Saanich News.

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Money for treatment plant not in bank yet Federal cabinet minister James counted as part of the federal Moore came to Victoria last expenditures in British Columbia week to announce the on infrastructure. federal contribution to In other words, the Capital Regional the amount of the District’s proposed contribution will on-land artificial be counted against wastewater treatment any federal money plant. that otherwise The media gave would come to this the announcement province for rapid extensive coverage, as transit, new bridges, it should, but behind convention facilities the hoopla is the and other major nagging question: what capital works. did Moore add to the This is not David Anderson similar promise made additional money. Guest column by Prime Minister If British Columbia Harper a year ago? gets this $253 million, And will the money actually come the province will get $253 million our way? less for other infrastructure Moore was more precise than projects. the prime minister. First, there is But while adding precision, now an upper dollar limit to the Moore laid down conditions. federal taxpayers’ contribution. It Specifically he made it clear that now stands at $253 million, with the project would have to be local taxpayers responsible for approved by the federal Treasury any cost overruns. Board, and that it would be Second, it is clear that this subject to federal environmental contribution to the capital costs assessments. of wastewater treatment will be These conditions seem

reasonable enough, but their effect may yet be road blocks to a federal financial contribution. Consider the requirement for Treasury Board approval. The role of Treasury Board is to ensure “efficiency, effectiveness, and ongoing value for money.” Treasury Board approval will require a detailed cost/benefit analysis of the project, a detailed examination of the disadvantages and advantages of the project and an evaluation of alternative ways of achieving the objectives by some other means – including the existing natural system that is in place today. If Treasury Board does its usual thorough job, the CRD plan is unlikely to pass the test. No detailed cost/benefit analysis for example, has yet been done. If Treasury Board experts do one, the results are unlikely to favour what the CRD is proposing. The second off-ramp that could derail the federal financial contribution is the federal environmental assessment. The

CRD has declared that the current system is detrimental to our local waters and the proposed system will improve the quality of the local marine environment. But the claim is just that, a claim. It has not been supported by independent studies, the majority of which say exactly the opposite. Further, it is contradicted by 10 University of Victoria experts in the fields of oceanography, marine biology and engineering, who took the unusual step of signing a letter pointing out that on balance, there are no net environmental benefits from the proposal. Equally damaging to the CRD case is that six current and former public health officers for the area have publicly pointed out that in their expert judgment, there are, on balance, no net health benefits from the proposal. In fact, since details of the plan have been put forward, it has become clear that the greenhouse gas impact of the proposal is substantial, and other environmental and even health

impacts are more significant than anticipated. Once again, on environmental and health grounds, the current system appears to be substantially superior to what is being proposed, a fact that a serious federal environmental impact assessment will almost certainly demonstrate. Of course, the federal cabinet could change the rules yet again, and provide the money regardless of environmental impact or of a cost/benefit analysis. But don’t count on it. At present, the federal contribution to the CRD’s proposed on-land wastewater treatment system appears a long way from being in the bank. Former Victoria MP David Anderson served for 10 years in the federal cabinet of Jean Chrétien, when he was a member of Treasury Board and the minister responsible for the Environmental Assessment Agency. He was also the minister responsible for the Infrastructure Program in British Columbia.

LETTERS Affluent effluent too rich for Colwood majority It about time Colwood city council takes a courageous stand and protects residents from this sewage treatment funding idiocy initiated by the Friends of Mr Floatie. Currently, the majority of Colwood ratepayers are wholly responsible for our own sewage treatment. We own, operate and maintain highly efficient septic systems, and we’ll do so well into the foreseeable future. Why anyone in their right mind would hold the opinion that septic system owners should face a potentially massive tax increase to support a system that we will never be connected to is staggering. Coun. Judith Cullington says, “(We’ll) look at opportunities for smaller, localized treatment plants and kind of address new development as it comes on board. That’s certainly not a done decision, but that’s certainly what we heard from people.” My question to Cullington, why isn’t this a done decision? Let the sewage system users and future developers pay for any projected increase in capacity. It’s their issue. Their affluent effluent is far too rich for the rest of us. Mike McBride Colwood

Discharging sewage to sea still the CRD’s best option Re: Government funds in, sewage project moving ahead (News, July 18) So the funds have been found to perpetrate the crime. Building a land-based sewage treatment

plant is nothing less, for it uses a law intended to protect the environment to almost certainly do it harm. There is no point in the scientists and medical health officers devoting their lives to science and medicine; more note is taken of economists. Fifty years of research on three continents is being ignored, but it is the trashing of lives that is most sickening. The cost-benefit is being ignored. How many lives could be saved in medicine, or how much benefit could be accrued in education with the use of upwards of a billion dollars? I finish with one of many quotes from my book, Victoria’s Sewage Circus. UK Royal Commission on environmental pollution, 1984: “With well-designed sewage outfalls, we believe that discharge to the sea is not only acceptable, but in cases environmentally preferable.” Nowhere are conditions better than here. Ted Dew-Jones Victoria

Sewage resource recovery cancels out greenhouse gases Re: Victoria braces for the big flush (Our View, July 18) Your view totally misses the most important issue that an additional, landbased sewage treatment plant is just not needed in Victoria. Several scientists are rightfully skeptical that this sewage treatment plant will provide any measurable improvement in the health of Juan de Fuca Strait. Such a land-based plant, besides costing so much to build and operate, is only

attempting resource recovery because a land-based sewage treatment produces thousands of tonnes of greenhouse gases and sewage sludge – which is not produced by our current marine-based system. Spending even more taxpayer funds to try to reduce the impact of the greenhouse gases and sludge is just not a sustainable approach, when our marine environment can perform its current ecological service as marine treatment of sewage very adequately. John Newcomb Saanich

Disaster awaits if oil tanker suffers mishap Re: West Coast in capable hands (News, July 11) Our West Coast may be in good hands from the Navy’s perspective, but if a supertanker loaded with the proposed pipelines’ tar sands oil runs aground, the situation will be like a mouse trying to direct a herd of elephants. The only real protection is to see that this insane scheme never happens. Robert McInnes Victoria

Lack of kudos for Clark telling from retiring MLA Re: MLA Murray Coell’s retirement After 16 years of service in the provincial legislature, Murray Coell has decided to retire on his gold-plated pension of approximately $89,000 per year. During his retirement interview, he described his boss, Premier Christy Clark, as a person who is, “full of life and full of

energy and a great campaigner.” I found it unusual that he didn’t feel it was necessary to expand on her leadership qualities and capabilities as leader of the Liberal Party and premier of our province. He probably has his own reasons. Most politicians claim they are retiring so they will be able to spend “more time with their families.” We all know it’s for the “the kids” and for “all the families” in the province, don’t we? Martin Battle Victoria

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Bill Botting is hoping to fill in the blanks. The former Oak Bay Little League coach was doing some sorting recently when he found a photo of the Oak Bay Village Merchants team circa 1972. “I’d like to get as many names as I can so I can donate it to the archives,” Botting

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International artists test Victoria pipes The Victoria Centre of the Royal Canadian College of Organists’s Pipes Around the Pacific 2010 festival garnered such enthusiasm for Victoria’s organ venues and the music heard within them, that the decision was easily made to present subsequent festivals. Next week three of the world’s finest concert organists will arrive in Victoria, offering the opportunity to hear brilliant performances on each of the city’s three largest pipe organs. Wednesday, July 25, Ameri-

can organist Peter Richard Conte will play Alix Goolden Hall’s historic 1910 Casavant instrument. Conte is Grand Court Organist of the world famous Wanamaker Organ at Macy’s Philadelphia department store. It’s the largest fully functioning musical instrument in the world. In addition to his concert career, he serves as Choirmaster and Organist of St. Clement’s Church, Philadelphia. Thursday, July 26, Canadian native David Enlow per-

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An enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, Mamma Mia! is a musical celebration at the Royal Theatre July 31 to Aug. 5. Tickets available online at or call the box office at 250-386-6121.

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Mary-ellen Threadkell prefers not to be in the spotlight. As assistant director of advancement at the Greater Victoria Art Gallery, she is a graceful presence, apart from the non-descript, two-by-four piece of pinewood she has tucked under her arm. Along the spine of the wood is a chronology of years past that correspond to miniature weather drawings, laid out like a primitive iPhone app. “It’s superstition. I say that the Paint-In will not be rained out,” she explains before rapping gently on the wood. Her fastidiousness as co-ordinator for the TD Art Gallery Paint-In the past 12 years seems to have worked, as each drawing displays a shining sun. “Last year, I was sorely tested. At 10 minutes before opening, somebody turned off the tap. But it was a downpour like you rarely see here,” she said. Now in its 25th year, the Paint-In has blossomed into an annual celebration that showcases more than 160 artists and attracts close to 35,000 visitors along the length of Moss Street in Fairfield. It has come a long way since its humble beginnings in the gallery’s Art Rental and Sales office, when the likes of Bill Porteous and Fleming Jorgensen put pieces up for sale. Threadkell attended her first Paint-In in 1988 and became enthralled with the unique opportunity it presented to view artists engaged in the creative process. “I saw Toni Onley ... painting on Dallas Road on the waterfront. He was painting about 12 watercolour

it’s also an ideal opportunity for artists to demystify their process and illustrate the differences between mediums, from paint to chalk to sculpting. “A lot of people are looking for an art teacher as well, and this is an ideal place to find someone whose work really interests you,” Threadkell said. “It’s a phenomenal opportunity for artists. There’s nothing anywhere like it.” In addition to the artists on display along Moss between Fort Street and Dallas Road, the art gallery parking lot will be packed with food and drink vendors, as well as a stage featuring Latin band Kumbia. TD, the title sponsor, will also have a “Monster Mural,” a metres-long canvas that can be painted by all attendees. Black press file photo On Saturday morning (July 21), ThreadHarumi Ota demonstrates pottery techniques at a past kell will be gently co-ordinating 200 volMoss Street Paint-In. unteers, police officers and thousands of curious onlookers, but when she steps out pieces at the same time. He had them all taped to into the warm sunshine, she’ll be sure to boards, spread out on the grass,” she says. tap her lucky charm one last time. While many artists sell their work at the Paint-In,


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Ninja Tune UK artist Bonobo will be playing in Victoria on July 25 at Club 9One9. This is his first Canadian date since his Black Sands Remix album came out earlier this year. The original Black Sands came out in 2010 to critical acclaim and worldwide commercial success. Si Green, also known as Bonobo, moved from being an underground producer to a

poster boy for a new take on electronic music – contemporary and edgy but also soulful and song-based. Bonobo will be in Victoria promoting Black Sands Remix, which gathered a group of likeminded musicians and producers to interpret Bonobo’s classic album. Most of the material has never been heard before and has been

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Black Press is proud to be an official sponsor for the 2012 Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock, with news reporter Kyle Slavin on the 18-member tour team as a media rider. To follow Kyle Slavin’s Twitter updates from the final weeks of training and throughout the ride, follow @TDRKyle. ON TOUR: This year’s Tour de Rock begins in Port Alice on Sunday, Sept. 23 and ends Friday, Oct. 5 in Victoria. Tour de Rock raises funds and awareness for pediatric cancer research and programs. HELP OUT: Donations can be made at www. FIND OUT: To catch up on all the Tour de Rock news, photos and videos, go online to: tour-de-rock

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a nine-year-old daughter, Bingham lost his stepfather and an aunt to cancer and ory Moore had just watched a good friend endure returned from a tour of breast cancer treatments at Bosnia with the Canadian age 33. army when faced with The thought of children news about his grandmother, going though the pain and Lorraine Payne. treatment of cancer is just After beating esophageal cancer “mind-boggling,� he says. years earlier, Payne was in her “They don’t have a chance final weeks in a battle against lung in life before getting hit with cancer. She lost the fight in 2003, that.� less than a month after Moore Roy, who also has returned home. experienced family with Payne was like another parent cancer, understands the to him, says Moore, noting that power of the tour. he and his mother lived with his “Other riders from years grandma through his formative past say the big one is Camp years. Goodtimes,� the Esquimalt Now in his fifth year with the High grad says – the team Don Descoteau/News staff visits the camp in Maple Ridge Victoria Police Department and a Victoria police constables Cory Moore, left, Jose Bingham and Kyle Roy this week. “That’s really an member of the Canadian Cancer are gearing up for this year’s Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer opportunity to see the whole Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Tour de Rock. Each has had family members experience cancer. Rock cycling team, Moore will be scope of what the Cancer thinking of his grandma most as Society does for families. To he undertakes the annual ride and fundraiser. Like Moore, VicPD patrol officer Const. Jose see it in action is the turning point for a lot of “She was an important part of my life,� says Bingham was more a runner than a cyclist riders.� Moore, a police constable. before being accepted onto the 2012 tour roster. All riders on the tour have a $5,000 individual He’ll also be thinking of various aunts and He expects the gruelling training rides the group fundraising goal. uncles who have been lucky enough to beat is doing will leave the team “over prepared� for While he will endeavour to raise that much cancer. the 1,000-kilometre tour, which goes Sept. 23 to and more, Bingham is keen to help make a The Belmont secondary grad confesses he Oct. 5. difference in the lives of children fighting wasn’t much of a cyclist before this year. Bingham, Moore and fellow 2012 Tour de cancer and family members who support the Everything changed in January when Moore Rock rider, third-year VicPD Const. Kyle Roy, youngsters through the ordeal. became a member of VicPD’s bicycle squad. have each met their junior rider – a child going “(We heard) it used to be a one-in-five survival Later, after speaking with Barrie Cockle, a through or recovering from cancer treatment rate (for children with cancer), now it’s four in VicPD rider on the 2008 tour, he decided to who is assigned to each tour rider. five. That’s quite a dramatic difference,� he says. tackle the arduous and emotional challenge of Each police officer has been struck by the “It’s through fundraising and research into Tour de Rock. courage shown by the youngsters and the treatments. What we’re doing right now, in the “The learning curve (has been) fast and gratefulness of the families for the B.C. Cancer long run it will make a difference. We may not furious,� Moore says. “Now I’m on the bike Society, the Tour de Rock and the riders. see the immediate impact, but my hope is in the probably six days a week.� A married father of a 12-year-old son and long run we will.� News staff



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Heat of the summer A triathlete’s quest to join the pro ranks

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James Cook of Victoria starts out on the cycling portion of the Peach City Classic Triathlon in Penticton Sunday. The Victoria athlete was sixth overall, finishing the Olympic distance race in just under two hours and 14 minutes.

though it can recover well, it’s believed there is an increased likelihood for injuries. Travis Paterson Cook relocated here to study kinesiology News staff at the University of Victoria and never left. He now balances his triathlon training with At 19, James Cook ignored some of the his job in occupational health and safety key wisdoms those in the triathlon com- with Vancouver Island Health Authority. munity had to offer. Last year he boosted his training regHe wanted to do Ironman Canada, and imen and it’s not only been exhausting, he did it. but it’s also a learning experience. Cook’s It’s a major accomplishment, but not one coach, Jairus Streight, is just two years that’s recommended for triathletes until Cook’s senior. Streight, unlike Cook, is an they near that magical age of 30. accomplished athlete from the ITU junior Four years later, the 23-year-old is on circuit who has since taken up coaching. the cusp of becoming an elite pro in the “Streight has a great knowledge of the Olympic distance. He’s been training like a sport already, but yeah, he’s also learning pro for over a year, and is deeply invested it on the way, and we’re learning together,” in competing for money on the Interna- Cook said. tional Triathlon Union circuit, awaiting his The results are proof enough. approval for the Kelowna ITU on Aug. 19. Cook finished second at the Shawnigan Race organizers will overlook Lake Triathlon in May and his recent results to see if he fourth at the Victoria Triath“Growing up is worthy of the “elite” status lon on June 17, a pair of Subin the Okanagan, that goes with being a pro. aru Western Triathlon Series If he’s approved, it’ll be his (Ironman) was the races with pretty competifirst pro race. tive fields. Cook was never on the ITU only exposure to “I’m a completely different junior scene, and does not have triathlon.” athlete from last year. And the benefit of coming through although I was disappointed – James Cook Canada’s successful national with sixth place at the Peach triathlon centre, based here in Classic, I was 25th at that Victoria. race last year, so I’m happy with the overInstead, he’s trying to enter the world all picture.” stage through the side door. While Cook is awaiting to hear about Cook continued his strong run on the his Kelowna triathlon approval, he’s also amateur circuit on Sunday when he fin- awaiting word on whether or not he’ll be ished sixth overall at the Peach City Clas- going through the eight-month application sic Triathlon in Penticton, a return home process for medical school. for the Summerland product who now lives The aspiring doctor still has plenty of triin Saanich. athlon years ahead of him, but the comitt“Growing up in the Okanagan, (Ironman) ment to medical school could mean the was the only exposure to triathlon I knew difference between Cook competing for a and that was my goal,” Cook said. national championship one day, or not. “At the time I was young and naive, but In the meantime, he loves the science of I’m really glad I did it. I don’t have any his sport and will continue competing and regrets about (that race), I just wish I’d training at full throttle. moved into the short distances earlier.” “Right now Jairus and I are just trying to While Ironman is famous for its gruelling analyze if I did too heavy of a training block 3.8-kilometre swim, 180-km bike and mara- prior to the Peach Classic. thon run of 42-km, the Olympic (1.5-km “I was good in the swim, but had a rough swim, 40-km bike and 10-km run) and sprint bike. The legs just weren’t there.” (half the Olympic) distances are no small Cook will continue racing as amateur stafeat, as the tempo is faster. tus in the sprint distance of the Sooke TriAnd speed is one of the key reasons elite athlon on Aug. 12, a tune-up for Kelowna, coaches in the triathlon community rec- as well as the Subaru triathlon series in ommend sticking with sprint and Olympic Banff on Sept. 8 and the New Zealand ITU distances until athletes near the age of 30. in October. Until then the body is still developing, and

Nomads reunite for ultimate frisbee title Travis Paterson News staff

Still jet lagged on Tuesday after his Monday flight back from Japan, ultimate frisbee player Chris Carmack was fumbling his way through the day. Carmack is one of four local players with the Nomads, a displaced team of form UVic students that came together to win the men’s over-33 World Ulti-

mate frisbee Championship last week. “(Japan is) eight hours behind us so it’s quite a jump in time zones and I’m still dizzy from the whole thing,” Carmack said. The Nomads were born from the ultimate frisbee league at UVic. When the players graduated and moved on, they made a pact to continue playing together at major tournaments. With the players now spread across Canada, Carmack is in awe his team

could come together so well. “Winning the world is a monumental, epic achievement. To think a team of university students have kept the contacts alive is a testament to brotherhood, a testament to guys being friends.” Several of the Nomads are former members Vancouver’s Furious George, and previously won national and world titles.


Int. Rocks could go all the way Intermediate A lacrosse playoffs start this weekend as the Victoria Shamrocks host the Langley Thunder. Game 1 is 1:30 p.m., Saturday at Bear Mountain Arena.

NHLers headline charity soccer game In Celebration of the Canadian Soccer centennial and Victoria’s 150th birthday, a charity soccer match featuring ex-team Canada players and NHL greats is happening at Royal Athletic Park, 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 29. Tickets are $5 for adults, $2 for seniors and students, and free under 12, available at Soccer World and at the door. • A17

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Victoria Shamrocks rookie Karsen Leung carries the ball around New Westminster Salmonbellies defender Wade Dewolff, as Kory Kowalyk throws a pick. Leung was first star as the Shamrocks won 8-7 Tuesday at Bear Mountain Arena. Jonathon Howe Victoria Shamrocks

Shamrocks inching closer to post-season Rocks clip rivals Travis Paterson News staff

With a huge win over the New Westminster Salmonbellies on Tuesday, the Victoria Shamrocks moved a lot closer to clinching a Western Lacrosse Association playoff spot. In a contest with dire implications, the Shamrocks took a 7-3 lead over the Salmonbellies, let the lead slip to 8-7 in the third period, but salvaged the win. The win puts the Shamrocks (8-6) into a three-way tie for second place, and puts an end to the Shamrocks’ four-game losing streak. “Losing four straight you can become a fragile team, and we avoided that,” said coach Bob Heyes. “That win was a microcosm of our entire season,” Heyes said. “We take over control at times, then at other times we make it

difficult on ourselves.” The Shamrocks outscored the Salmonbellies 2-1 and 5-2 in the first two periods. It was hard to pinpoint what was difficult about the third period, when the Salmonbellies came back from 7-3 to within a goal, other than the Salmonbellies stabilizing their defensive game, which was dismal in second-period. Kory Kowalyk, Karsen Leung and Corey Small each scored twice for the Shamrocks, with Matt Yager scoring on a breakaway and Ben McCullough adding the emptynetter. For Shamrocks captain Matt Lyons, it’s another big win in the ongoing rivalry with New West, a rivalry which he parachuted into three years ago. “It’s an especially big win with the league being so tight right now. It’s chippy, but that rivalry is how old? It’s not going anywhere.” The WLA rivalry is actually

Game night Maple Ridge Burrards visit the Victoria Shamrocks, 7:45 p.m. at Bear Mountain Arena, tonight (July 20)

62 years old, but Victoria teams have been playing against New West since the 1880s. Next up for the Shamrocks is the Maple Ridge Burrards (2-12) at home on Friday night, followed by a road game against the first-place Langley Thunder (10-5) on Saturday. It’s the first time recently acquired Derek Lowe will face his old team. “Maple Ridge will play with pride, and Lowe will want to show well, so we’ll be motivated,” Heyes sad. The Shamrocks will conclude the season with a home-and home versus the Nanaimo Timbermen, in Victoria on July 27 and Nanaimo on July 28.

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Season could have been better, says Jr. Rocks GM Travis Paterson News staff

With the Victoria junior Shamrocks season over, general manager Rod Wood believes his head coach Larry Smeltzler never got a proper chance. Injuries, unlucky and all, haunted the team right through to its early exit from the B.C. Junior Lacrosse League playoffs on Sunday, when the New Westminster Salmonbellies finished a twogame sweep of the best-of-three series. “Injuries were the undoing,” Wood said. “Our season is 21 games, and it wasn’t until the 17th game we were able to make a healthy scratch.” Smeltzer’s brazen approach to the season was refreshing for long-time fans of the box game, but at mid-season it was clear he needed an adjustment, and he made one.

“It was difficult for (Smeltzer) to bring his system in without consistent players at the practices. He was always starting from scratch. “Midway through we used a hybrid system using the good points of (Smeltzler’s1980s-era) system, and the good points of the current way of playing box lacrosse,” Wood said. “I think it would have won us a championship. If (Smeltzer) wants to come back, we’ll be happy to give it another shot. We figured it would take a while to get it in place.” This year’s injury list went from bad to worse, with the type of fluke injuries that curse a season. Brody Eastwood, Devon Casey, Brandan Smith and Dane Schoor were among the injured. “It was one after another, all pretty significant players,” Wood said. Returning to the Jr. Shamrocks next year are 14 players from the 2010 B.C. Intermediate-A provincial championship Victoria team. Visit for full story.

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GEOF’S RENO’S & Repairs. Decks, stairs, railings, gates & small additions. 250-818-7977.

RBC CONCRETE Finishing. All types of concrete work. No job too small. Seniors discount. Call 250-386-7007.



MALTA FLOORING Installation. Carpets, laminates, hardwood, lino. BBB 250-388-0278

CLEANING SERVICES ECO-FRIENDLY CLEANING. Excellent refs & attention to detail. Keri (250)658-2520. MALTA HOUSECLEANING Estate organizing, events, parties, ofďŹ ce cleaning. BBB member. (250)388-0278.

250-216-9476 FROM the Ground Up, custom landscapes, home reno’s, garden clean-ups, accepting clients.

DRYWALL PROFESSIONAL: Small additions, boarding, taping, repairs, texture spraying, consulting. Soundproof installation;bath/moisture resistance products. Call 250.384.5055. Petrucci’s Drywall. WESTSHORE/GYPSUM. Your one stop Drywall shop. Any questions give is a call. (250)391-4744 (250)881-4145

ELECTRICAL 250-361-6193. QUALITY Electric. Expert: new homes &renos. No job too sm#22779. AT&T ELECTRIC. Renovations. Residential & Commercial. Knob & tube replacement. #26125. (250)744-4550.

EXCAVATING & DRAINAGE BUBBA’S HAULING. Mini excavator & bob cat services. Perimeter drains, driveway prep, Hardscapes, Lot clearing. Call 250-478-8858.

FENCING ALL TYPES of fencing, repairs. Reliable, on-time. Free estimates. Call 250-888-8637. DECKS/FENCES, licensed & insured. Call Fred (250)5145280. QUALITY CEDAR fencing, decks and installation, pressure washing. For better prices & quotes call Westcoast Fencing. 250-588-5920.

BATHROOM REMODELING. “Gemini Baths� Plumb, Elec. Tile, Cabinets. 250-896-9302.

EXPERIENCED ELECTRICIAN. Reasonable rates. 250744-6884. Licence #22202.

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

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



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

U-NEEK SEATS. Hand cane, Danish weave, sea grass. UK Trained. Fran, 250-216-8997.

GARDENING 10% OFF. Mowing, Power Raking, Hedge/Shrub Trimming, Clean-up. 250-479-6495 J&L GARDENING Specialty yard clean-up and maintenance. Master gardeners. John or Louise (250)891-8677 (250)208-8535 WOODCHUCK Lawn & GardenNeglected yard? Install landscaping, raised beds, patio blocks. Tree stump, blackberry, ivy & waste removal. 24yrs exp. WCB. 250-216-9476 FROM the Ground Up, custom landscapes, home reno’s, garden clean-ups, accepting clients. ARE YOU in need of a professional, qualiďŹ ed, residential or commercial gardener? www. glenwood AURICLE LAWNS- Superior lawn care-gardens, hedges & fert-weed mgmt. 882-3129

LANDSCAPE & TREE care hedges/pruning/shaping. Lawn & garden. Maint. 18 yrs exp. WCB. Andrew, (250)893-3465. NO JOB too BIG or SMALL. SENIOR’S SPECIAL! Prompt, reliable service. Phone Mike (ANYTIME) at 250-216-7502.

HANDYPERSONS 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 SENIOR HANDYMAN. Household repairs. Will assist do-it-yourselfers. Call Fred, 250-888-5345.

HAULING AND SALVAGE YARD ART. Yard Maintenance, Tree & Hedge Pruning, Lawn Care. Call 250-888-3224


$20 & Up Garbage & Garden waste removal. Senior Disc. Free estimates. 250-812-2279. CITY HAUL- a lot of junk won’t ďŹ t in your trunk, you’re in luck I own a truck. 250-891-2489. PARRY’S HAULING We haul it all - FREE estimates. Call Shawn 250-812-7774

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SAVE-A-LOT HAULING Furniture, appliance, garden waste, we take it all! Always lowest rate, senior discount. Brad 250-217-9578.

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.

A PROFESSIONAL Woman painter. Karen Bales Painting & Wallcoverings. Over 25 yrs exp. Free est. 250-514-5220.

EXPERIENCED JOURNEYMAN Plumber. Renos, New Construction & Service. Fair rates. Insured. Reliable, friendly. Great references. Call Mike at KNA (250)880-0104. FELIX PLUMBING. Over 35 years experience. Reasonable rates. Call 250-514-2376. FREE ESTIMATES. Reasonable. Reliable. No job too small. Call 250-388-5544. KERRY’S GAS & PLUMBING SERVICESRepair, maintenance & install. 250-360-7663.

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

CLEAN-UP SPECIAL. You load bins, size 12 yard $100 plus dump fee or we do it all. Call 250-361-6164. EWING’S MOVING & Hauling. 1 or 2 bedrooms. 2 men & truck. $80/hr. Call Dave at 250-857-2864.


FAMILY MAN Hauling. Prompt, Courteous. Call Chris for all your hauling needs. 250-920-8463.

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MALTA MOVING. Serving Vancouver Island, surrounding islands and the Mainland. BBB Member. (250)388-0278.

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

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

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OAK BAY NEWS - Friday, July 20, 2012

Select your home. Select your mortgage.

This Weekend’s


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

105-2930 Cook St, $329,000 pg. 5

210-1061 Fort, $189,900

pg. 34

pg. 16

pg. 12

pg. 12

Saturday & Sunday 11-1 Pemberton Holmes David Scotney, 250-384-8124

Sunday 2:30-4 Re/Max Camosun Daniel Clover 250 507-5459

Saturday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Wendy Herrick 250-656-0131

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Steve Duben 250 744-3301

pg. 41

pg. 11

pg. 12

pg. 15

Saturday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Claire Yoo, 250-858-6775

pg. 6

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

pg. 14

Saturday 2-4 Newport Realty Sandy Berry, 250-385-2033 pg. 12

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

pg. 6

Sunday 12-1:45 Fair Realty Ray Kong, 250-590-7011

3-311 Burnside, $384,900

pg. 34

Saturday & Sunday 11-1:30 Pemberton Holmes David Johnston, 250-384-8124

Sunday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Jerry Bola 857-0178

Saturday & Sunday 1-3 RE/MAX Camosun Mark Lawless, 250-744-3301

pg. 19

pg. 11

Friday 12-2 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Paul Holland 250 592-4422

pg. 6

307D-1115 Craigflower Saturday 12-2 DFH Real Estate Ltd Bev Carey 250 477-7291

pg. 6

103-25 Government Saturday 11-1 RE/MAX Camosun Diana Devlin, 250-744-3301

pg. 41

pg. 12

pg. 15

pg. 9

Sunday 1-3 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Gray Rothnie, 250-477-1000

Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Shane King, 250-661-4277

pg. 15

Saturday 12-1:30 Pemberton Holmes Jerry Bola 857-0178

pg. 36

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

pg. 13

607 Wilson, $369,900

1-833 Princess, $289,888

Saturday 2:15-4:30 Newport Realty Bruce Gibson 250 385-2033

Saturday 1-3 Newport Realty Noah Dobson 250 385-2033

pg. 15

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

Saturday & Sunday 1-4 Cathy Duncan & Associates 250 658-0967

pg. 32

303-1580 Christmas Saturday 1-4 Brown Brothers Real Estate Dylan Hagreen 250 385-8780

pg. 12

3959 Stan Wright, $859,000 Saturday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Minda Rogerson, 250-479-3333

pg. 20

pg. 43 Saturday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Wendy Herrick 250-656-0131

3942 Aspen, $795,000 Saturday 12-2 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Gary Bazuik, 250-477-5353

pg. 22

pg. 43 Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd Elfie Jeeves 250 477-7291

820 Kincaid Pl., $554,900 Sunday 2-4 Newport Realty Noah Dobson 250 385-2033

pg. 20

pg. 19

pg. 40

35-278 Island Hwy, $329,000 pg. 15

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

pg. 17

pg. 18

pg. 14

pg. 18

pg. 41

Saturday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Paul Whitney, 250-889-2883

pg. 10

81 Lekwammen, $264,900 pg. 12

Sunday 1-3 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Realty Cheri Crause, 250-592-4422

pg. 18

pg. 22

4806 Amblewood, $859,000 Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Diana Winger 250-999-3683

pg. 36

pg. 17

302-3969 Shelbourne, $314,900 Sunday 1-3 Macdonald Realty Jane Logan, 250-388-5882

pg. 20

14-3958 Cedar Hill, $275,000 Saturday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Realty Velma Sproul 250 477-5353

pg. 41

405-894 Vernon, $279,900 Sunday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Sharen Warde 250 592-4422

pg. 34

4798 Elliott, $734,000 Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd Henry Van der Vlugt, 250 477-7291

pg. 19

pg. 9

pg. 22

410-1005 McKenzie, $289,000 Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd Bill Carnegie 250 474-6003

3945 Carey Rd, $619,000 pg. 8

pg. 13

Sunday 2-4 Fair Realty Amy Yan, 250-893-8888

pg. 22

1530 Kenmore Rd, $615,000 Sunday 1-4 Access Realty Dave Vogel, 250-588-8378

4610 West Saanich Rd, $438,888 pg. 19

313-3900 Shelbourne pg. 36

413-3255 Glasgow Ave, $246,00 Saturday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Deedrie Ballard, 250-744-3301

pg. 8

pg. 3

4379 Elnido, $639,900 Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Brad Gregory 250 744-3301

1617 McRae Ave, $462,500

Saturday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Corie Meyer, 250-384-8124 Saturday 12-1:30 One Percent Realty Guy Effler 250 812-4910

pg. 19

pg. 36

1219 Pearce, $564,900

20 Erskine Lane, $499,900 Sunday 12:30-2 SmartMove Real Estate Gary Brown, 250-380-6683

Sunday 1:30-3 RE/MAX Camosun Diana Devlin, 250-744-3301

Friday 1-3 JonesCo Real Estate Inc. Ian Heath 250-655-7653

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Tom Fraser 250 360-4821

4665 Amblewood, $749,900

2327 Francis, $799,900 Sunday 12-1 Pemberton Holmes Jerry Bola 857-0178

Saturday 2-4 Sutton West Coast Hiro Nakatani 250 661-4476

pg. 19

pg. 22

1-864 Swan, $349,500

32-901 Kentwood, $449,000

44 Demos, $399,000 Sunday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Doug Poruchny 250-474-4800

Sunday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Goran Tambic, 250-384-7663

pg. 16

1895 Lansdowne

pg. 3

403-819 Burdett, $439,900 Sunday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Pat Meadows, 250-592-4422

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd Kevin Sing, 250 477-7291 Sunday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Brian Meredith-Jones 250 477-1100

2736 Asquith, $779,000

1570 Rockland Ave, $949,000 Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Bill Pangman, 250-882-8588

Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Jack Windle, 250-477-7291

pg. 41

3735 Doncaster, $649,900

Saturday 2:30-4 Pemberton Holmes Jerry Mireau, 250-384-8124

2080 Pauls, $749,000

28-108 Aldersmith, $459,000

404-104 Dallas, $419,900

1161 Finlayson, $424,900 Sunday 12-2 Re/Max Camosun Judy Campbell 250 744-3301

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Bonnie Johnston 250 744-3301

pg. 19

11-4318 Emily Carr, $579,000

1619 Barksdale, $739,900

pg. 41

1822 Gonzales, $459,000

3-828 Rupert Terrace Saturday & Sunday 1-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Murray Lawson 250 385-9814

Thursday - Sunday 1-4 Brown Brothers Real Estate Robert Young 250 385-8780

Sunday 12-2 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Cheryl Bejcar 250 592-4422

4030/4040 Borden St, $229,900

3470 Veteran St, $515,000

2018 Casa Marcia, $618,800

2112 Pentland, $898,000

Saturday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Tom Fraser 250 360-4821

Saturday 11:30-1 Newport Realty Sandy Berry, 250-385-2033

1552 Oak Crest Drive, $524,900

1494 Fairfield, $309,900 pg. 36

pg. 19

5360 Sayward Hill Cres, $1,048,500

Saturday 2-4 Jonesco Real Estate Wayne Garner 250 881-8111

4889 Lochside Dr, $634,900 pg. 17

3392 Cardiff, $1,090,000

204 St Charles, $588,500 Sunday 1-3 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Realty Velma Sproul 250 384-7663

4473 Cottontree Lane, $789,000

111-3900 Shelbourne

102-445 Cook, $249,999 pg. 17

pg. 21

1756 Midgard, $599,000 pg. 6

pg. 5

3000 Uplands, $1,595,000

Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Shawn Adye, 250-384-8124

Saturday & Sunday 1-3 Address Realty Ltd. Michelle Vermette, 250-391-1893

Saturday 3-4 Pemberton Holmes Jerry Bola 857-0178

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

3995 Hopesmore, $629,900 pg. 19

1606-1608 Belmont Ave Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Susan Carley, 250-477-7291

pg. 22

Sunday 2-4 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Shaunna Jones, 250-888-4628

1250 Craigflower, $427,500

pg. 18

4029 Providence, $924,888

4095 Braefoot, $899,999

1149 Hampshire, $969,900

Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes David Scotney, 250-384-8124

101-66 Songhees, $569,900

Saturday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Fred Lerch, 250-889-2528

Sunday 2-4 Macdonald Realty Scott Garman 250 896-7099

Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd Frank Chan 250 477-7291

103-1801 Fern St, $267,500 pg. 41

Saturday 12-2 Re/Max Camosun Garreth Jones, 250-999-9822

Saturday 11-1 The Condo Group, Burr Properties Ltd. Mike Janes, 250-382-6636

843 Parklands Dr.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 Pemberton Holmes Nicole Burgess 250 384-8124

B-1047 Chamberlain

pg. 41

1751 Feltham Rd, $649,900 pg. 14

12-895 Academy Cl, $329,900 Sunday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Suzanne Mitchell, 250-477-7291

pg. 10

Sunday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Kevin Sing, 250-477-7291

1141 Bewdley, $699,900 pg. 43

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Brad MacLaren, 250-727-5448

pg. 20

150-4488 Chatterton Way, $426,500

2624 Arbutus Rd, $699,000

Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Adrian Langereis, 250-999-9822

1-225 Vancouver, $524,000

Saturday 2-4 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Shaunna Jones, 250-888-4628

303-68 Songhees, $399,000 Saturday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Sharen Warde 250 592-4422

pg. 1

pg. 9

pg. 14

103-1527 Cold Harbour Rd, $249,900

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

813 Summerwood, $1,079,900

Saturday 1-3 Macdonald Realty Jane Logan, 250-388-5882

304-1440 Beach Dr, $364,900

921 St Charles, $1,199,900 Saturday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Jean Thorndycraft 250 384-8124

pg. 6

pg. 16

22-897 Admirals, $359,900

2740 Dewdney, $1,070,000

pg. 41

104-21 Erie, $579,900

Saturday 1:30-2:30 Pemberton Holmes Jerry Bola 857-0178

pg. 14

pg. 21

20-1473 Garnet, $419,000

934 Craigflower, $379,000

Saturday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Paul Holland 250 592-4422

733A Humboldt

Saturday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd Dave Philps 250 477-7291

Sunday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Ruth Stark 250 477-1100

pg. 5

441 Stannard, $749,900

305-3010 Washington, $264,900

Daily noon - 5 pm (exc Thurs & Fri) Fair Realty Ryan Bicknell 250 480-3000

404-520 Foster, $239,000

349 Lampson

202-1037 Richardson, $359,000

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

Sunday 1-3 Newport Realty Robert Buckle 250 385-2033

631 Cornwall, $545000

pg. 14

3-1110 Pembroke, $414,900 Sunday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Paul Whitney, 250-889-2883

pg. 11

1018 Joan Cres, $925,000

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

623 Manchester, $474,500 Sunday 1-3 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Rosemarie Colterman 250 384-7663

Sunday 12-2 Pemberton Holmes Andrew Mara 250 384-8124

406-1149 Rockland, $339,900

663 Richmond, $588,000 Saturday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Mark McDougall 250 888-8588

1590 Howroyd, $548,000

Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Gladys Walsh 250-384-8124

315-1620 McKenzie St

501-1235 Johnson, $215,000 Sunday 3-5 Pemberton Holmes Andrew Mara 250 384-8124

3922 Quadra

Sunday 2:30-4 Re/Max Camosun Daniel Clover 250 507-5459

2572 Empire St, $539,900

1228 Pembroke Saturday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Ruth Stark 250 477-1100

216-50 Songhees, $465,000

Saturday 2-4 & Sunday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Rick Couvelier, 250-477-7291

2-4318 Emily Carr, $539,000

107-1500 Elford, $299,000 Sunday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Sharen Warde 250 592-4422

20-3060 Harriet, $310,000

301-50 Songhees, $529,000 pg. 10

Check the page number below in Real Estate Victoria or visit

Find more details on the Open Houses below in the July 19-25 edition of

2-1020 Queens, $299,000

Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Karen Jensen, 250-744-3301

Saturday 12-2 Newport Realty Bruce Gibson 250 385-2033

Published Every Thursday

pg. 19

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Alliance Ron Neal 250 386-8181

pg. 44

Saturday 12-2 Re/Max Camosun Judy Campbell 250 744-3301

pg. 36

36 Maddock W, $479,000 pg. 20

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

205-1571 Mortimer, $229,500

3565 Thistle, $475,000

2879 Inez, $519,000

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

Saturday 2-3:30 RE/MAX Camosun Diana Devlin, 250-744-3301

Saturday 2:30-4 Re/Max Camosun Judy Campbell 250 744-3301

pg. 41

pg. 22

2879 Inlet, $488,800

1010 Lucas, $569,000 Sunday 1-3 Fair Realty Kevin Ramsay, 250-217-5091

Saturday 1-3 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Betty ‘K’, 250-516-8306

pg. 22

pg. 36

A22 •

Friday, July 20, 2012 - OAK

This Weekend’s Published Every Thursday



Check the page number below in Real Estate Victoria or visit

Find more details on the Open Houses below in the July 19-25 edition of

3814 Roland

211-9882 Fifth, $239,000

8558 Tribune Terrace

662 Goldstream Ave., $254,900

3888 Duke, $659,000

29 Seagirt, $1,299,000

Sunday 1-3 Century 21 Queenswood Laurie Mains 250 477-1100

Saturday 1-3 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911

Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Robert Nemish, 250-744-3301

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

Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Roy Coburn 250-478-9600

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

1290 Lands End, $839,000

201-2415 Amherst, $422,500 Saturday 1-3 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911

Sunday 2-4 JonesCo Real Estate Inc. Ian Heath 250-655-7653 pg. 25

4050 Altamont, $539,900 Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Brad Gregory 250 744-3301

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

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

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Rene Blais 250 655-0608

Saturday 1-3 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911

9708 Fifth St, $641,900 pg. 43

Saturday 1-3 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911

1677 Texada, $829,000

523 Davida Ave

pg. 41

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

pg. 3

102-2380 Brethour Ave, $349,000 Saturday 1-3 Fair Realty Jinwoo Jeong, 250-885-5114

409-4536 Viewmont, $269,000 pg. 23

pg. 40

Thursday-Monday 3-5 Re/Max Camosun Craig Walters, 250-655-0608

Sunday 1-3 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911

pg. 35

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Peter Gray, 250-882-3333

Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Ross Shortreed, 250-858-3585

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Fair Realty Chris Dusseault, 250-516-8773

pg. 24

7161 West Saanich Thursday - Monday 3-5 Gordon Hulme Realty Don King 250 656-4626

2024 Neptune, $1,048,000 Sunday 2-4 Sotheby’s International Realty Lisa Williams, 250-514-1966

Sunday 2:30-4 SmartMove Real Estate Gary Brown, 250 380-6683

Saturday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Derek Braaten, 250-479-3333 pg. 35

104-10110 Fifth St, $209,900 Sunday 2-4 Address Realty Ltd. Patrick Achtzner, 250-391-1893

Saturday 1-3 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911

pg. 25

Saturday & Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Alliance Karen Love, 250-386-8875 pg. 30

3250 Walfred Pl, $419,900

201-2829 Peatt Rd, $219,900

Saturday 1-3 Address Realty Ltd. Adam Hales, 250-391-1893

Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Rick Turcotte, 250-744-3301

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Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes David Scotney,250-384-8124

pg. 41

5503 Croydon Pl, $649,900 Sunday 1-4 Re/Max Camosun Don Bellamy, 250-744-3301

pg. 28

10953 West Coast, $599,000 Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Diana Winger 250-999-3683

pg. 36

pg. 41

Sunday 1:30-2:30 Pemberton Holmes Jerry Bola 857-0178

6456 Golledge, $559,000 pg. 41

2931 Oldcorn Pl, $469,000 Saturday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Jacqui Thompson, 250-886-8191

Saturday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Fred Lerch, 250-889-2528

pg. 40

2397 Sooke River, $579,000 pg. 27

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

pg. 29

14-2147 Sooke, $299,900 pg. 1

Saturday 1:30-3:30 Re/Max Camosun Shirley Zailo 250-478-4828

pg. 28

3369 Sewell Rd, $468,900 pg. 13

Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty David Stevens, 250-477-5353

7201 Austins, $414,000 Sunday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Kathryn Alexander, 250-881-4440

pg. 40

pg. 26

115-2763 Jacklin, $289,900 pg. 5

2386 Setchfield Ave, $549,786

Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Jenn Raappana, 250-478-6003

Recycle Your Small Electrical Appliances, Power Tools & More

pg. 26

Sunday 12-1 Pemberton Holmes Jerry Bola 857-0178

pg. 41

pg. 27

Saturday & Sunday 12-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd Mike Hartshorne 250 889-4445

1114 Fitzgerald, $364,000 Saturday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Jenn Raappana, 250-474-6003

Westhills, $269,900

pg. 31

pg. 27

pg. 5

2493 Boompond, $549,900 Saturday 3-5 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Gary Bazuik, 250-477-5353

1882 Tominny Rd, $330,000

3286 Hazelwood Rd, $499,900

301-9858 Fifth, $279,000

pg. 29

119-2733 Peatt Rd, $369,900

5071 Stag

pg. 36

Saturday-Thursday 11-4 Newport Realty Blair Watling 250 642-2233

pg. 24

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

pg. 7

pg. 28

2267 Players, $799,999

1125 Goldstream Ave, $269,900

Sunday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Sharen Warde 250 592-4422

Sunday 2:30-4 Re/Max Camosun Shirley Zailo 250-478-4828

pg. 25

pg. 24

pg. 25

pg. 26

1285 Goldstream Ave, $584,900

33-2120 Malaview, $414,000 Saturday 11:30-1:30 Re/Max Camosun Peter Gray, 250-882-3333

pg. 41

2817 Lake End Rd $1,095,000

Saturday 10-12 Cathy Duncan & Associates 250 658-0967

pg. 24

333-2245 James White, $244,900

pg. 28

736 Claudette, $589,900

11396 Chalet, $1,099,000 Sunday 1-2 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911

979 Creekside Crt, $580,000 9637 Second St, $539,900

Sunday 3-4 Pemberton Holmes Jerry Bola 857-0178

2157 Stone Gate, $674,900

1024 Brown, $389,900 Sunday 1:30-3:30 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Henry Van der Vlugt, 250-477-7291

pg. 24 Saturday 11-1 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Debbie Tracz, 250-477-5353

Sunriver Estates Sales Centre pg. 27

pg. 23

pg. 24

313-10459 Resthaven, $379,000

Sunday 1:30-3:30 Pemberton Holmes Daniela Novosadova, 250-727-8567

Sunday 3-4 Pemberton Holmes Jerry Bola 857-0178

7227 Peden Lane, $579,900 7161 West Saanich Rd, $299,900

pg. 7

1001 Wild Ridge, $439,500

2-9871 Second St, $549,000 Saturday 1-3 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911

1984 McTavish Rd, $495,000 Saturday 2-4:30 Re/Max Camosun Ed G Sing, 250-744-3301

Tuesday & Wednesday 1-3 Gordon Hulme Realty Tom Fisher, 250-656-4626

Sunday 12:30-2 Re/Max Camosun Shirley Zailo 250-478-4828

pg. 3

3217 Mallow, $389,900

Daily 1:30-4 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Chuck Meagher, 250-477-1100

pg. 25

206-9751 Fourth St, $389,900

Saturday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Shanna Vargas, 250-727-1766 Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Mark Rice, 250 588-2339

Open House/Hard Hat Tour by appt only Re/Max Camosun Craig Walters, 250-655-0608 pg. 25

Saturday 2:30-4 Pemberton Holmes Jerry Bola 857-0178

313-10459 Resthaven, $379,000 pg. 23

pg. 41

2808 Sooke Lake Rd, $299,000

306-2326 Harbour, $169,800

513 Burnside Rd W, $379,900 Saturday 11-1 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Rick Couvelier, 250-477-7291

pg. 25

pg. 24

15-4619 Elk Lake, $464,900 Saturday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Lorraine Williams, 250-216-3317

Saturday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Cheryl Ashby, 250-478-9141

107-3640 Propeller, $424,900

201-9905 Fifth, $379,900 311-10461 Resthaven, $384,000 pg. 41

786 Walfred Rd, $1,199,000

Sunday 1:30-2:30 Pemberton Holmes Jerry Bola 857-0178

pg. 35

221 Homer, $489,999 Saturday 12-1 Pemberton Holmes Jerry Bola 857-0178

pg. 3

pg. 33

1002 Ironwood, $759,000

101-608 Fairway Ave

1780 Dean Park, $599,900

667 Towner Park, $989,000 pg. 23

pg. 3

pg. 9

Saturday & Sunday 1-3 VIP Real Estate Ltd. Robert Whyte, 250-812-5478 pg. 26

5780 Pim Head, $749,900

2115 Ida Ave, $519,000

Sunday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Paul Holland 250 592-4422

Saturday 12-2 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Gary Bazuik, 250-477-5353

pg. 29

Watch for our Auto Section

InMotion At the Speedway Reader’s Rides Driver Ed Tips By the Water IIn your community i newspapers

pg. 43

pg. 28


Saturday 3-5 Re/Max Camosun Rick Turcotte, 250-744-3301

pg. 24


304-4535 Viewmont, $228,900

pg. 25


pg. 23


pg. 43



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