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he parents of a child with a mental health disorder are pleading with the province to recognize a gap in critical care. Owen and Kelly Bradley’s 11-year-old daughter – whom they asked not be named – has bipolar disorder, an illness marked by mood swings that sometimes lead to violence. She was diagnosed at age nine. On Jan. 2, her behaviour become so erratic that police took her to Victoria General Hospital under the Mental Health Act. She spent four days there in a safe room. “The crisis team can come to your house, but if a person is violent toward herself, they tell you to call 911 and take her to the hospital,” Kelly says, sitting in the living room of their Fernwood home. The Bradleys asked for help, knowing their daughter was in need of serious psychiatric and medical support. Doctors looked into Jack Ledger House, a children’s mental health facility in Saanich that serves all of Vancouver Island. Finding a weekslong wait list for one of the unit’s 13 beds, they told the Bradleys to bring their daughter home. Since then, the girl’s behaviour Daniel Palmer has landed her back in VGH on two other occasions. Doctors had Reporting no choice but to discharge her again after they ruled out physical symptoms. “As soon as they get the results back (from brain scans), they discharge her because it’s a mental health issue,” Kelly says. To shed light on this “gap in care,” the Bradleys created an online petition that calls on B.C. Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid to fund acute crisis beds for children, staffed with dedicated child psychiatrists and specially trained nurses. It’s a tall order, but the couple says too many families are suffering in silence. Since starting the petition, families “from all over B.C.” have contacted them with similar complaints of a gaping hole in the system. The decision to speak publicly about a child’s struggle with mental health doesn’t come easy. PLEASE SEE: VIHA moving to address the problem, Page A4

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Young View Royal composer Jared Richardson’s spy movie type music will be featured as part of the Victoria Symphony’s 007 and Other Spies concerts starting Thursday.

Symphony tackles View Royal composer’s spy theme

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t doesn’t take a secret agent to discover the talent of young View Royal composer Jared Richardson. The Victoria Symphony has already cracked the case and will include a piece by Richardson in its 007 and Other Spies concert series, starting Thursday and running until Saturday, Jan. 26. Along with music from James Bond movies, Mission: Impossible, The Pink Panther and other spy classics, the symphony will perform Richardson’s original work “Double Agent. “It’s pretty amazing because this thing that was previously just inside your head … is going out and that is being transmit-

ted to like 60 people and they’re all doing what you wanted them to do,” Richardson said. “It’s just this amazing feeling because you have this power to have your ideas magnified so greatly.” Richardson, a second year music student at the University of Victoria, originally composed the piece for a friend’s short movie about two years ago. He went on to submit it to a Victoria Symphony score reading workshop, where it was selected as one of five pieces the symphony played and recorded for the composer. PLEASE SEE: First pro gig for young composer, Page A3

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for the afternoon so families can experience and enjoy the many free, fun-filled learning activities throughout the Westshore Communities. Learning can happen anywhere so on January 27th between 1:00 - 3:00pm, visit one or all of the participating businesses and organizations with your family to enjoy an afternoon of fun,

learning together! The benefits of families dedicating time together on a daily basis, whether reading and writing, playing and exercising, or simply talking about their day, are far-reaching to everyone. Learning can take you anywhere! (ABC Life Literacy Canada)

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with eight fortunes. 9. Write a silly poem and tell it to your family at dinner. 10. Log on to your favorite word game - can you beat your best score? 11. Create your family tree. 12. Play rhyming “I Spy” - “I

spy something that rhymes with...” 13. Play a board game together. 14. Text your friend and tell them about your holiday. 15. Find 15 things that begin with the letter “S”. (ABC Life Literacy Canada)

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First pro gig for young composer Continued from Page A1

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Dean Buckham, 4, and brother Brent, 6, read Come Out and Play Little Mouse by Robert Kraus with parents Kevin and Meena. Family Literacy Day is Sunday, Jan. 27 on the West Shore.

The family that reads together Kyle Wells News staff

In our world of computers, video games and smart phones it can be hard to find time for some old-fashioned book reading. With a special event on Sunday, Jan. 27, however, Your Literacy Connection Westshore is challenging families to do just that and devote 15 minutes a day to reading together. Events will happen all over the West Shore that day to promote reading as a fun and healthy activity for families. The Buckham family, who live in Langford, believe in the importance of promoting literacy to their two young children. Their oldest son, Brent, now 6, attended the Books for Breakfast program at the Colwood Pacific Activity Centre until he started school, and now

their youngest, Dean, 4, is following in his footsteps. Kevin, the boys’ father, said the best part of the program is it provides the children with really good books, like those by Dr. Seuss, which helps encourage parents to read with their children. “If you … pick up a Disney book generally they’re written really poorly and you don’t want to read them,” Kevin said. “You get books with alliteration in them or just fun rhymes, they’re just interesting and fun to read. … I think that’s super important, it gets both the kids and the parents really interested in the books and reading them.” “Books are not just for the kids,” said Meena, the boys’ mother, “because we’re the ones that have to read them.” The Buckhams read with their children every night before bed, no matter how late. Karma Wilson’s Bear series,

such as Bear Snores On and Bear’s Loose Tooth, are family favourites, along with Dr. Seuss’ classic Hop on Pop. “They always ask, even if it’s midnight or ten o’clock,” said Meena. Both parents said they feel it’s important to teach their children the joys of literacy at a young age, in order to help them succeed as adults. “I think if you get literate young it’s so much easier to keep up and learn,” Kevin said. “Everywhere you have to go, you read and write. If you hire somebody you’re looking for basic literacy skills.” Organizers for the event recommend people take a self-guided learning tour and use the Langford Trolley to shuttle from one location to the other to enjoy a variety of events. For more information visit sookewestshoreliteracy.ca. kwells@goldstreamgazette.com

The piece caught the ear of symphony organizers and they asked him if they could play it for the spy theme concert. They even offered to pay Richardson to use his music, a first for him. “I could call it my first gig as a professional composer,” Richardson said. “It’s great. I feel really good that the Victoria Symphony is giving me this opportunity to get my music heard.” “He understands his orchestration extremely well and has great ideas for writing music that is accessible to audiences and appreciated by audiences,” said Victoria Symphony music director Tania Miller. “We immediately felt that there was a connection there to our own Victoria through a composer of our own community, and a young one at that.” The piece is a catchy, espionage tinted work that starts out slow and mysterious before slowly building to an action-packed thriller that wouldn’t sound out of place behind a scene from Skyfall or any other spy film. “It’s kind of a spy movie theme type piece, really fast paced and fun,” Richardson said. This isn’t the first time the Victoria Symphony has played an original composition of Richardson’s. The orchestra played his “Winds of Kananaskis” at the 2011 Symphony Splash event at Victoria’s Inner Harbour. It was the first time the symphony played a piece by a young composer for the event. From even before his own memory, Richardson said he has been tinkering around on the piano and coming up with original tunes. He started composing seriously around the age of 12 and is now working towards his ultimate goal of becoming a professional composer for movies. “My goal with music is always to entertain other people, to make people feel good,” Richardson said. “The kind of music I like to write is mostly music that people can really enjoy.” To hear Richardson’s music visit jared-richardson.com. For tickets to 007 and Other Spies visit victoriasymphony.ca or call 250-385-6515. kwells@goldstreamgazette.com

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“These families deal with stigma. So do the patients and the care providers and child psychiatrists,” said Dr. Clare Wood, a child psychiatrist with the Vancouver Island Health Authority. Wood asserts child and adolescent psychiatry and children’s health is underserviced, a problem she said has worsened over her 15 years of working with Island families. “We don’t have an inpatient acute crisis program. We need one that’s funded and staffed, including child and adolescent psychiatry. The space at Victoria General Hospital is inadequate for this purpose.” Wood’s job is made more difficult by the fact children’s mental health and psychiatric services are spread between the Ministry of Children and Family Development and the Ministry of Health. The result is a lack of service co-ordination and fragmented delivery, she said. “Overall, it’s very, very frustrating to see what our patients and their families go through.” The umbrella of the Ministry of Children and Family Development covers community-based care for residents under 19 with mental health challenges, and provides forensic psychiatric services for youth who have become involved with the law. The ministry also oversees the Maples Adolescent Treatment Centre in Burnaby – which provides psychiatric care for troubled youth.

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LATE FRENCH IMMERSION (Grade 6) register at: École John Stubbs Memorial School (parent informaƟon night is Jan. 24, 7:00 p.m. at the school) NATURE KINDERGARTEN (at Sangster Elementary School): Parent InformaƟon sessions: Sat., January 12, 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon at Sangster Elementary School Wed., January 16, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at Sangster Elementary School Nature Kindergarten applicaƟons will be accepted starƟng at 8:00 a.m., Tues., February 5 at the Sooke School Board Oĸce. ApplicaƟon forms will only be available at parent informaƟon sessions and aŌer 8:00 a.m. on February 5. Please Note: RegistraƟon aŌer these dates will be subject to space availability in each school. Find your neighbourhood school online under the Catchment Area Maps www.sd62.bc.ca District Bus TransportaƟon: Any students requiring school bus transportaƟon to and from school next fall must pre-register. RegistraƟon forms will be made available at schools, the School Board Oĸce on Jacklin Road and on our website.

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The Ministry of Health retains overall responsibility for acute mental health services on the Island, such as Ledger House, while programs are run by the Vancouver Island Health Authority. “I have the utmost compassion and respect for the challenges families in this situation face every day,” said VIHA spokesperson Sarah Plank. The health authority is taking steps to meet increased demand for mental health services, she said, including the recent addition of a full-time mental health clinician on VGH’s pediatrics unit. The hospital also has a crisis co-ordinator and a child psychiatrist, and staff are in the process of expanding the hours of trained crisis nurses in the

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Kelly and Owen Bradley are pleading with the province and Vancouver Island Health Authority to address a ‘gap’ in mental health care for their 11-year-old daughter.

emergency room, Plank said. Part of VIHA’s solution to acute care are its 24-hour crisis line and integrated mobile crisis response team. The team sees mental health clinicians, social workers, a nurse and plainclothes police officers combine to respond to children and families needing on-site services. For the Bradleys, who have five other adopted children between the ages of two and 19, the interim period has been exhausting. “We called the crisis line,” Kelly said. “All but once, they’ve told us to call 911, because they could hear our daughter in the background.” The couple hopes the province will approve them for respite funding and allow them to hire a part-time care aid beyond the eight hours a week they receive. While their daughter was finally admitted to Ledger House Monday after a 19-day wait, the problem isn’t going away. “You pay it up front now, or society is going to pay for it later,” Kelly said. “No family wants to send their child to care … We don’t want people to feel like they’re alone or that they have to hide from the world because their child (has) a mental health issue.” To read the Bradleys petition, visit chn.ge/UW54k5. dpalmer@vicnews.com

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO AMEND PROCEDURE BYLAW NO. 677, 2007 In compliance with section 124 of the Community Charter, the Council of the Town of View Royal intends to amend “Procedure Bylaw No. 677, 2007” for conducting Council and Council committees’ meetings. The purpose of the amendment, in general terms, is to incorporate legislative and internal procedural changes into the bylaw, including but not limited to: requirement of the Mayor’s signature on Council and Committee of the Whole minutes; amendments to time limits for delegations presenting to Council and Committee of the Whole, public participation and question period; amendments to the rules of conduct for petitions and delegations, public participation and question period; and amending the reference of “Clerk” to “Corporate Officer”. Council will consider adoption of the amendment to Procedure Bylaw No. 677, 2007 at its meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers, View Royal Town Hall, 45 View Royal Avenue. A copy of both the amending bylaw (Bylaw No. 823) and Procedure Bylaw No. 677 is available at Town Hall and on the website at www.viewroyal.ca. Persons who wish to comment on the proposed changes may submit comments in writing by Thursday, January 31, 2013 to the Corporate Officer, Town of View Royal, 45 View Royal Avenue, Victoria, BC V9B 1A6, or to info@viewroyal.ca. There will be an opportunity for public comment on the amendment bylaw at the February 5, 2013 Council meeting. Sarah Jones Corporate Officer


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Stop means stop Colwood bylaw hands out tickets at new stop signs News staff

A new set of stop signs is causing some confusion at the intersection of Lagoon Road and Ocean Boulevard, and Colwood bylaw officers are handing out tickets to those who fail to obey. The signs were installed midDecember and turn the intersection from a through road with a side street emptying onto it, into a full three-way stop. Along with the stop signs a crosswalk was installed, and painted stop bars on all three sides of the intersection. The stop signs are fitted with bright “new” signs underneath them, and signs ahead of them to warn drivers of the change. Bylaw officers have been regularly monitoring the intersection since its installation and handed out warnings to those who fail to stop, but the grace period is over. As of Monday, Jan. 21 the ticket books are out. Since mid-December bylaw enforcement manager Kevin Atkinson said about 150 drivers were given warnings for not stopping, and that doesn’t include those who merely slowed down for the signs without fully stopping, known as a “California stop.” “People are not stopping, they’re going right through them. They’re completely disregarding the stop signs,” Atkinson said. “It’s so well marked out that it’s there, but people are focused. They’ve driven that road for years and they’ve never seen anything there before and

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Colwood bylaw enforcement manager Kevin Atkinson is warning drivers that his officers will now be handing out tickets to those who fail to stop at a new set of stop signs at Lagoon Road and Ocean Boulevard. they’re completely surprised. “Stop means stop.” The ticket for failing to stop will cost drivers $75, if issued by a bylaw enforcement officer. If an RCMP officer issues a ticket it will cost the driver a considerable amount more and include points on their driver’s licence. Bylaw officers will also be set-

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Mental illness costs sizeable The scaling back of mental patient facilities at Riverview in Vancouver and, to a certain degree, Eric Martin Pavilion in Victoria decades ago, offered hope for hundreds of people who were previously expected to live out It’s time to look their lives away from at a broader the public eye. we hear spectrum of care ofWhen cases where individuals battling mental illness are involved in serious attacks on others and even murder, we wonder, even if only for a few moments, whether such an experiment has proven successful. The cases of the young Sooke man charged with murdering his mother, after numerous previous incidents of violence; and the Victoria man on trial for stabbing an innocent boy at a bus stop, after seeing in the boy’s face someone he believed was in a gang that was trying to kill him, are examples of people falling through the cracks. We don’t advocate a return to the days of institutionalizing people with mental disabilities simply because they can’t function at a high enough level to live on their own. But for people who demonstrate their inability to function safely in society in relation to others, there needs to be an alternative to being hospitalized or being locked up in prison. That option needs to be available early for families who can no longer care for the person, often due to the fact that the individual is an adult. The long-term effects and costs, both financial and human, of removing the institutional option from our health-care system surely outweigh the cost of operating such facilities for those who need it. Whether there will ever be the political will to change the system, to create a broader spectrum of care for those battling mental illness, remains to be seen. We hope the province looks seriously at this option to give everyone a chance to live a healthier life. What do you think? Give us your comments by email: editor@goldstreamgazette.com or fax 250-478-6545. All letters must have a name and a telephone number for verification. The Goldstream News Gazette 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.

Smart meter deniers’ last stand The news was trumpeted with website claims still circulate, but alarm here on Vancouver Island, no fires have been attributed to the which along with the Gulf Islands installation of 1.7 million wireless is the heartland of tinfoilmeters in B.C. About hat opposition to smart 1,200 faulty meter bases meters. have also been replaced Of the 140,000 power at B.C. Hydro’s expense, customers who didn’t and as crude power-theft have a wireless meter by bypasses have been the end of the year, many removed, the incidence have simply refused. of electrical fires, already Now B.C. Hydro has sent rare, has dropped letters informing them “we substantially. can no longer delay the Another popular myth installation of a new meter is increased electricity Tom Fletcher bills. Yes, if your bypass at your home.” B.C. Views “StopSmartMetersBC” is removed, your bill will sent out a panicky email go up. Like gas pumps, advising its resistance movement power meters are required by to brace against “storm trooper federal law to be accurate. tactics” from B.C. Hydro staff, and Which brings us back to Team urging phone and fax attacks on Tinfoil, which has been sold a their local MLA office. cascading series of fantastic tales “Anger and outrage should be about the effect of wireless signals expressed, in a quiet way, so that that are already ever-present in all we don’t sound hysterical, but modern communities. people are being threatened, police A Toronto-based expert group called, etc.,” the anonymous email called Bad Science Watch has helpfully suggests. tackled claims of “electromagnetic B.C. Hydro has also confirmed hypersensitivity” head-on. I what I told you a few months ago. highly recommend their 10-page Those bogus locks, chicken wire report and qualifications at cages and important-looking signs, badsciencewatch.ca. which were sold like modern-day In plain language, with references snake oil, have no legal effect to to the best available scientific prevent the utility from working on studies, it describes the doubleits own equipment. These obstacles blind tests that prove people to inspection have been and who claim this sensitivity are continue to be removed, along with not actually able to detect when dangerous grow-op bypasses and they are or are not being exposed fiddled mechanical meters. to wireless signals. No X-Men The technical arguments candidates have come forward. against wireless meters have been It also exposes key “activists” demolished. False news reports and in Canada. The most prominent

is Dr. Magda Havas, an associate professor at Trent University who has “developed a career denouncing the safety of lowfrequency electromagnetic radiation.” She gives speeches, promotes her book and has worked with one David Stetzer to promote an “EMF filter” to sell to those who insist they feel what science shows they don’t. Havas has appeared on TV “news” shows with “activistentrepreneur” Kevin Byrne. His website appears to be a hub of cell tower and smart meter scare reports, but it’s interspersed with product pitches for EMF Solutions Canada, of which Byrne is coincidentally president. Then there’s “entrepreneuractivist” Rob Metzinger, president of something called Safe Living Technologies Inc. He doesn’t run a lurid scare website, but he’s appeared on CBC and CTV as some sort of authority. (The main hazard emanating from TVs these days is bad information.) As the election approaches, a fight is gearing up between the NDP and the B.C. Green Party for the ignorant, superstitious and angry vote. The Greens in particular have damaged their credibility in a desperate bid to quiet their own tinfoil-chapeau wing. There are bozo eruptions ahead. I’ll have more on that in a future column. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com tfletcher@blackpress.ca

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LETTERS Parents’ financial responsiblility for child’s violent acts may not be fair Re: Kimberly Proctor’s family calls for change (News, Jan. 16) I am fully behind what the Proctors are trying to do, but I am not sure about parents being financially responsible in cases of murder. The system in place now to help youth who are struggling is significantly inadequate. I believe some parents do try to get help, so punishing all parents may not be the answer. However, I believe the boys responsible for the horrific acts against Kimberly should never, ever get out of jail. Nor should her parents ever have to go to any more hearings. As a matter of fact, I would seriously consider the death penalty in this case. These boys are very disturbed and I do not feel they deserve anything other than what they themselves have done. I also believe Kelly Ellard should never get out of jail. If the punishments were more realistic, maybe there would be less of these types of horrific acts happening. I am amazed at the lengths the Proctors are going to and I admire them for their courage and strength. I wish them all the best. May change come because of all their efforts. Krista Kresse View Royal

Legion levee a much welcomed event on the West Shore A special thank you to Branch 91 Royal Canadian Legion for hosting the third annual West Shore levee. This is the only levee held on the West Shore. It was a terrific community event.

Perhaps some on the councils from the various West Shore municipalities might consider attending next year. Again, thank you Branch 91 for stepping up to the plate to make sure a levee happens on the West Shore. Margaret Eastman Colwood

City of Langford aware of crosswalk concerns, working on solutions Re: More crosswalks in order for Langford (Letters, Jan. 16) Further to the Jan. 15 letter to the editor requesting pedestrian crosswalks at locations where municipal roads do not intersect Sooke Road (e.g. bus stops), the City of Langford would like to clarify that Highway 14 (Sooke Road) is the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Transportation and Highways, not the City of Langford. When inquiries are received at the city with respect to Highway 14, city staff ensure that ministry staff are well aware of these requests. With respect to the Galloping Goose crossing area at Glen Lake Road and Highway 14, the city installed a brand new signal light at Happy Valley Road and Highway 14 in the summer of 2009 to improve pedestrian safety at this nearby trail crossing. Pedestrians are encouraged to continue along Sooke Road from Glen Lake Road and cross at this properly signalized safer location rather than at Glen Lake Road. The city continues to work with private land owners and Capital Regional District parks to improve the connectivity between the Galloping Goose Trail at Glen Lake Road and Highway 14. Michelle Mahovlich Director of Engineering, City of Langford

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Sheila Jones and her 11-year-old children Katie and Dominic van Oort stand amid Dominic’s Scarlet runner beans, along with strawberry plants grown in the family's backyard.

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Dominic van Oort likes to take a stroll around his backyard, packing strawberries, tarragon, tomatoes and other fresh herbs he’s grown into kale leaves fresh from his garden. There he has it: a homegrown snack he’s dubbed the “outdoor sandwich.” But don’t let the 11-year-old’s zest for freshness overshadow his keen eye for all things culinary. Dominic and his twin sister Katie, the two sole members of the South Malahat 4-H’s Garden Club, aren’t just expert gardeners, they’re budding chefs, augmenting their meals with homemade berry vinegars, apple lemon jelly, mint and chive pesto, fresh salsa or a fennel, dill and tarragon white bean dip – all prepared themselves with food they’ve learned to grow on their own. “I thought it was great to be able to make your own food,” said Dominic, between comments on how the late spring killed his squash season and the size of his rainbow tomatoes. The two were impressed by British chef and opponent of

processed foods Jamie Oliver during a TED talk and have since invested themselves in growing their own food. Dominic and Katie have completed their second year with 4-H and showed their final projects during the Saanich Fair. Katie opted to spend the growing season tending to several hypertufa planters around the backyard of their Quadra/ Cedar Hill neighbourhood home, while Dominic chose to follow a more traditional vegetable garden structure and canned much of his harvest. His legendary pickles were a personal highlight. “All the stuff we make in the summer lasts us all the way until next year,” said Katie. She doesn’t see becoming a “hardcore farmer” in her future, she added, despite her enthusiasm in the Jerusalem artichokes she purchased after an inspired encounter with local organic gardener and author Carolyn Herriot. Outside of periodically meeting with the 20-member South Malahat 4-H Community Club at the Prospect Lake Community Hall and accepting a little trouble-shooting or heavy digging help from their mother, Sheila

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Jones, their involvement in the Garden Club is an entirely solo venture for the van Oorts. They’d like that to change and to gain the ability to take on community projects with the inclusion of more members. “It’s not just kids raising goats,” Jones said. “We interpret it in a way that’s fun for us.” Jones has bandied about the idea of creating a kids’ gardening podcast featuring Katie and Dominic, who have taken home public speaking awards from 4-H, in addition to recognition for their gardening expertise. For the time being, however, Jones would like to see her kids encourage other young people via face-to-face interactions with their hands in the dirt. “There’s a lot of scope,” Jones said. “If you’re creative you can do a lot of fun stuff with this. I’m trying to encourage them to go down the road of urban gardening, to encourage them to develop a love of looking after their own diet.” The 4-H Garden Club is open to new members nine to 19 years old and is $90 annually. For more information, contact Jones at 250-294-1054 or greensvo@gmail.com. nnorth@saanichnews.com

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Saanich parent Kerry Couvelier invented a fabric drink holder that attaches to an umbrella after she started taking her son to his soccer games. She gathered a group of women to test it out and provide feedback, and consulted with a marketing company to see if it was an idea worth pursuing. All signs pointed to go. She found a manufacturer out of the U.S. and has applied for a patent on the product. “It’s been a wild ride,” she said. Couvelier and her husband Graham Gilbert presented the idea to the Dragons’ Den investors in Toronto three months ago, and the episode airs on Sunday (Jan. 20). “It was a once in a lifetime experience. It’s as crazy as it seems on TV,” Couvelier said. “They are a good group of people. It was fun.” She can’t say if the Dragons gave her a deal, but Arlene

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Victoria Grizzlies defenceman Chris Albertini filed a complaint with West Shore RCMP over an alleged assault by Chilliwack Chiefs assistant coach Brandon Fleenor. Albertini is alleging that Fleenor hit him in the head with a hockey stick during an incident at a game at Bear Mountain Arena on Saturday, Jan. 12. RCMP spokesperson Kathy Rochlitz said an investigation is ongoing but no charges have been

laid yet. She said a number of other people need to be interviewed before a decision can be made on whether or not to press charges. “We’re in the midst of speaking to witnesses and other teammates, the public who witnessed the incident.� “It’s alleged at this time that a hockey stick was used, but we haven’t confirmed that at this point,� Rochlitz said. “Basically he (allegedly) took a hockey stick and thrust it towards the player, connecting with the head.� kwells@goldstreamgazette.com

Victoria police warn of sex offender Victoria police are warning the public about a convicted sex offender living in the area. Michael Wayne Carpenter, 40, is serving an eight-year sentence for three counts of sexual assault with a weapon, unlawful confinement and uttering threats. Carpenter’s parole conditions state he must avoid schools

and playgrounds, not possess a computer, not travel north of the Malahat and not consume alcohol. Anyone observing Carpenter breaking these conditions is asked to contact Det. Shawn Robson at 250995-7654 or by email to shawn.robson@vicpd. ca. editor@goldstream gazette.com

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Gun thief gets two years For Lucky Jhagra, collecting guns turned from a hobby to an obsessive compulsion that landed the 41-yearold Saanich man in prison. Jhagra pleaded guilty last week to seven charges related to stealing 148 firearms from his employer, then selling 13 of them to people in Victoria and across Canada. Crown and defence lawyers agreed on a twoyear sentence based on the brazen theft of so many dangerous weapons and the illegal storage at his Shelbourne Street home. The crimes were mitigated by the fact that he only sold guns to licensed buyers and the sales were documented. He also produced 42 letters attesting to his upstanding character. All the guns were recovered. editor@saanichnews.com

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Musician Chris Ho is coming of age Arnold Lim News staff

For Chris Ho it is about connection. Despite the title of his newly released, full-length album City of Dust, and its lead single No Connection, the affable 23-yearold singer and songwriter’s narrative may be more adept at making a connection than his lyrics let on. “(Chris) balances a very artistic, true, unapologetic creative voice and a really cut-to-the-chase strong pop sound simultaneously,” said album co-producer Sam Weber. “It was (about) the tunes. … Making a record where we really didn’t want to compromise anything from a creative means.” Weber, a fellow solo artist and member of local band River, met Ho only a year ago but made an instant bond with the young songwriter before coming on as a recording engineer for Ho’s first full-length album. One year later, he is proud and excited not only for the album release, but for audiences to enjoy a precision and honesty that shines both on the stage and in the studio. “If you go to a live show without knowing the tunes, a (musician) has a long way to go to win you over,” Weber said. “But Chris is able to. (He) makes everyone feel comfortable on an artistic level

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With the release of a new album, City of Dust, Island-based musician Chris Ho has let a little bit of himself go. and an entertaining level. It is without compromise, it is not cheap. He can really grab your attention and maintain it.” Despite recent success, his rise through the ranks has been a methodical one. Sparked with home recordings shared

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Looks like your mom was wrong Laura Lavin News staff

According to author Van Clayton Powel, you are not what you eat, rather how. Powel will be in Victoria this week to discuss the theory behind his book You Are NOT What You Eat: How Digestive Problems Might be Making You Sick at both the Emily Carr and Central branches of the Victoria Public Library. It is impossible to be healthy without proper digestion – no matter how nutritious your diet, says Powel. According to his research, many of us are not digesting very well. “Looking at what you eat and good nutrition is only half the equation,” says Powel. He says we also need to follow eating habits that enable the body to absorb and utilize nutrients properly. The Whistler-based author is a former nurse who specialized in addictions treatment and emergency psychiatric assessments. He also spent years in Asia training in traditional medical systems, martial arts, yoga and meditation. Inspired by his own battle with chronic digestive problems, Powel was surprised to find the solution not in what he ate, but in how he ate – an approach used successfully in Asia for thousands of years, yet fits in perfectly with the latest medical science. “We keep blaming foods for our digestive problems, wheat, dairy, gluten, meat, etc.,” says Powel. “I’m convinced a huge part of the equation is not the food, but our damaged and ineffective digestive systems. In my case, my digestive problems were so bad I thought I was going to have to survive on a diet of white rice and a few steamed vegetables for the rest of my life. Today I can eat anything I want without a problem, and all my symptoms have disappeared.” This program will be presented at the Emily Carr branch on Thursday, Jan. 24, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and at the Central branch on Saturday, Jan. 26, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. To learn more from Van Clayton Powel, go to YouAreNOTWhatYouEat.com. - with Black Press files llavin@vicnews.com

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Same trophy, new game for Tide Crimson Tide a new pathway for national rugby players Travis Paterson News staff

Assuming his career as an up-and-coming rugby player continues to move forward, Shea Wakefield will have to say goodbye to his career as a lacrosse player. The Western Lacrosse Association holds its annual entry draft in a few weeks but Wakefield, who could possibly go as a late-round pick, is hoping he’ll be too busy playing rugby to commit. He hopes to be playing rugby during the WLA season this summer, or next, in the Canadian Rugby Championship. “In which case, I don’t think a WLA team will be happy with me coming and going,” Wakefield said. “It’s not like I’m a first-rounder, so I’d have to work really hard just to make it (in the WLA).” Wakefield’s path to provincial rugby starts this Saturday as the Oak Bay athlete be among 66 players wearing a Crimson Tide jersey when the Tide host the Vancouver Wave. Westhills Stadium, the home of Rugby Canada, will host the triple header, with the senior women starting the day at 11:30 a.m., followed by the under-20 men at 1:15 and the senior men at 3 p.m. “This is a chance for anyone not already on Rugby

Canada’s radar to get noticed and for those guys in and out of the loop, too,” Wakefield said. He would know. The 21-year-old forward, usually in the second row of the scrum, is in his second year with the Vikes. Wakefield hasn’t worn the maple leaf but he trains three times a week with the national team’s development roster. And the path ahead of him is clear, starting with a good performance in the Tide’s two upcoming games. The next one is a road game Feb. 2 against the Fraser Valley Venom.

Tide vs. Wave Saturday, Jan. 26 11:30 a.m.: Ruth Hellerud-Brown Cup (Sr. women). 1:15 p.m.: Dunbar Keg (U20 men). 3 p.m. McKechnie Cup (Sr. men). Westhills Stadium, 1089 Langford Parkway.

Ideally, playing for the Tide will help players get noticed for the B.C. Bears or Pacific Tyees, whichever provincial team happens to be playing in the CRC this summer. The Tide will draw from the Island’s premier teams – Castaway Wanderers, James Bay and UVic Vikes – as well as players from first division sides Velox, Cowichan, Nanaimo and Port Alberni. Standing out amongst the team of all-stars won’t be easy. There will be less structure than that of a Vikes game in the Canadian Direct

Insurance Premier League, where Wakefield plays. “It is a (veritable all-star) team but for now it should compare to a premier game because we’ve been together for a lot less time,” Wakefield said. “With only three practices, it will be a lot less polished.” Without the chemistry and structure of a club team, defensive breakdowns are to be expected. In that case, Wakefield sees personal athleticism as the way to get noticed. That might come as good news to the speedy backs, such Vikes “flier” Luke McCloskey, a St. Michaels University School grad, as they’ll be hoping to use Westhills artificial turf to turn defenders inside out. “If we don’t have the patterns, we’ll be looking for guys to create stuff on their own. Players will have to work with what’s in front of them and not have it as scripted.” Watching from the sidelines will be Tide manager Hans de Goede, who played for the team from 1972 to 1987, and was captain 25 times. This time around, card carrying members of the national team are not permitted to play in the McKechnie Cup. But it was different for de Goede. “Back then if you played for Canada you were expected to represent at all levels. I played for my club (James Bay), B.C., and the Crimson Tide. If a higher level team was playing, it took precedent.” According to the B.C. Rugby Union, the McKech-

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SPORTS NEWS IN BRIEF Future sevens Olympians Evan Cambridge and Jack Nyren of Oak Bay’s Castaway Wanderers, and Chris Miles of Saanich’s Velox, have been named to the B.C. sevens teams going to the 2013 Las Vegas Invitational Sevens in February. Las Vegas is North America’s largest invitational youth sevens tournament and B.C. is the defending champions. The team is run by Victoriabased coach Shane Thompson as a pathway to identify and develop young athletes for future Rugby World Cups and Olympic Games.

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Oak Bay’s Shea Wakefield, a former junior Victoria Shamrocks player, will likely give up lacrosse in his pursuit to play rugby for Canada. Wakefield will play for the Crimson Tide on Saturday. nie Cup was last awarded to the Fraser Valley Venom in 2004. The Tide won it in 2003 and before that, the Pacific Pride under-23 team, which took part for a few years. BCRU also states the McKechnie Cup, named for an Island doctor who became Chancellor of UBC from 1918 to 1944, was first awarded in 1895, which is believed to be

the birth year of the Crimson Tide. The women’s Tide play for the Ruth HellerudBrown Cup, with national team selectors keen on finding new players. The U20 men will play for The Dunbar Keg with hopes of being selected for Canada’s entry to the Junior World Rugby Trophy. sports@vicnews.com

The Mount Douglas Rams won all three games at the senior boys Towhee Tournament in Comox on Friday and Saturday. The Rams defeated Sentinel 76-66, Wellington 74-69 and host G.P. Vanier 68-61.

Thursday night AAA basketball Reynolds Roadrunners host the Oak Bay Bays in girls AAA high school basketball league play Thursday (Jan. 24) at 5:45 p.m. Stelly’s visit Claremont at 5:45 while Belmont’s boys and girls teams visit Spectrum, 5:45 and 7:30 p.m.


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Grizz bear through Capitals, Vipers Grizzlies pull off wins despite suspensions and mixed up lines Travis Paterson News staff

Grizzlies defender Nolan de Jong carries the puck around Vernon Viper Liam Board during the Grizz’ 1-0 win Sunday at Bear Mountain Arena.

Turner Lawson, David Mazurek and Nikolishen. “They were our best line, a go-to line for us and have been real good,” Bestwick said. Eviston, a trade deadline acquisition, has partnered up with Myles Powell and Mark McLellan, though all lines other than the Fitzgeralds are subject to change until the multitude of suspensions from the Jan. 12 game are finished.

A “mish mash” lineup isn’t slowing the Victoria Grizzlies. The Grizzlies were without six of their regulars, all suspended, in Suspensions still going The Grizzlies were hit with 22 Wednesday’s 5-4 loss to the Alberni Bulldogs. But the Grizz bounced games in suspensions for post game back with a 4-2 win over the Cow- fights after the 2-1 win over the Chilliichan Capitals on Friday and sur- wack Chiefs at Bear Mountain Arena vived a gritty 1-0 win over the Ver- on Jan. 12. Three players hit the biggest were non Vipers in a matinee on Sunday at Lawson, and newcomers Kade PilBear Mountain Arena. ton and Keyler Bruce. “We played really Lawson got the most hard in Alberni, we were with eight games, three without six regulars and for leaving the bench had some bounces that The Grizzlies host to fight, two for fighting didn’t go our way, but two games this at the end of the period rebounded on Friday weekend, Friday and two more for leav(against Cowichan) and (Jan. 25) versus the ing the bench to proanother big win (SunMerritt Centennials voke an incident. Pilton day),” coach Bill Bestand Saturday was next with six games wick said. against the Powell for the same incidents Bestwick did his best River Kings. Both while Bruce got five to roll four lines through games are 7:15 games, three for leavthe first two periods but p.m. at Bear ing the bench to join moved to a double shift the fracas and two for a of the Fitzgerald triplets blow to the head. for a good portion of the A complaint by Chris Albertini third period. It resulted in the winfrom that game is being followed up ning goal. Myles Fitzgerald surprised Vipers on by West Shore RCMP. One of the goalie Austin Smith with a quick shot Chilliwack Chiefs coaches allegedly for the game winner nine minutes into swung a stick at Albertini while the the third period. Smith stopped 37 latter was in the hallway between the shots otherwise and was named the benches. games second star behind Michael Stiliadis, who was named the first Junior B call ups Despite the fact they’re arch rivals star for his 23-save shutout. “I’ve been playing (the Fitzgeralds) in the VIJHL, Brody Coulter as capmore in the third period over last tain of the Victoria Cougars and two weeks,” Bestwick said. “I’m a Shawn McBride a top line winger on four-line guy. I want to get all four the Saanich Braves, the two make a lines engage, but the Fitzgerald don’t solid fourth line for the Grizzlies with Dante Hahn. get all that tired.” Coulter and McBride even had Most recently the Fitzgeralds have chipped in killing penalties, though a chance to score the game’s first Bestwick would prefer to use them on goal with a 2-on-1 in the third period, although the pass didn’t make it the powerplay and at even strength. Despite their size, Bestwick says through the defender. The two will the triplets are deceivingly good at rejoin the Grizzlies when their respecwearing down the opposition in a tive runs for the Island and provincial way that’s different from the hard-hit- junior B championships are over. “Coulter and McBride are both ting ways of players such as Mazurek and converted defenceman Chris very good players. All this experience is great for McBride, who’ll be Albertini. “Puck possession is important and with us next year, and we’d like to (the Fitzgeralds) making the defend- have (Coulter) every game but we ers turn in their end and retrieve know he’s on a very good team so pucks. (The Fitzgeralds) are as good we’re fortunate to have him.” as anybody because you can’t take chances and be too risky with them Cougar hits 100 points Last week Coulter or they’ll eat you alive. So they’re a became the first tough line to play, a line I feel complayer in Victoria fortable using in any situation.” Cougars junior B hisBlake Thompson and Pearce Evistory to break the centon, two of the six Grizzlies to receive tury mark. suspensions from Jan. 12 game inciCoulter scored dents against the Chilliwack Chiefs, served their one game versus Alberni three goals as the Cougars defeated and were back with the team on Fri- the visiting Oceanside Generals 5-2 day. Stefan Nicholishen was also sus- on Thursday at Archie Browning pended for just one game but has Sports Centre. The closest a Cougars player ever not returned and is day-to-day with came was former Grizzly Mike Haman injury. It’s meant a different look to the mond, who scored 98 points for the Grizzlies, who had recently come to Cougars in 2006-07. sports@vicnews.com rely heavily on the second line of

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Clark (nee Jones) Diane Lousie Sept. 17, 1954 - January 12, 2013

With great sadness we would like to announce the passing of Diane Lousie Clark (Jones) Sept. 17, 1954 – January 12, 2013. She suddenly passed away after being involved in a tragic accident. Diane is predeceased by both of her parents Elsie and Victor Jones of Victoria, BC. and her best friend and cousin Tom McPherson. She is survived and will be profoundly and forever missed by her loving daughter Lisa Huck (Brooks), son-in-law Mike Huck, son Billy Brooks, and her two beautiful grandchildren, Samuel and Abigail, whom she loved to bits and pieces. Diane was also was very excited about sharing her love with her soon to be third grandchild. Diane will be sorely missed by her three brothers, Victor, Richard and David, and her extended family Scotty, Kelly and Ethan. Diane grew up on a beautiful farm in Metchosin, B.C. where she developed her strong work ethic, rode horses, and raised cattle and sheep for the 4H Club. She later resided in Sooke, B.C. where she continued her love of farming, riding horses and raising animals. She spent many years owning and operating a thriving farm and deeply enjoyed all aspects of a rural life and was closely attached to the land. She was a member of the Vancouver Island Saddle Club for many years, where she competed in the cutting horse sector. Diane was a long time employee of the Sooke School District and proudly belonged to the CUPE Union #459 where she will be sadly missed. Diane was an avid outdoors woman who loved fishing, riding horses, gardening and ATVing. She had many friends who loved her and who she in turn thought of as her family. Diane will always be missed and be remembered by all as a hard working, adventurous, dancing queen, with a heart the size of her beautiful smile. “May your golden angle wings carry you through to your next adventure.” A celebration of life for Diane will be held on January 26, 2013 at 1pm at Edward Milne Community School in Sooke, B.C.

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Municipal auditor sets up shop Jeff Nagel Black Press

B.C.’s new Auditor General for Local Government (AGLG) says her first audits to probe spending in local cities will be underway by the end of April. Basia Ruta started work this week at the newly opened AGLG office in Surrey. The Ontario chartered accountant and senior federal bureaucrat will lead performance audits of municipalities and regional districts and deliver non-binding recommendations to help improve local

government efficiency and effectiveness. “I think the mandate allows us to really provide some meaningful information,” Ruta said. She hasn’t decided which communities she’ll scrutinize first. Ruta said she intends to meet municipal reps, financial executives, chambers of commerce and other stakeholders before formulating a service plan and deciding on initial audits within the first 100 days. “It doesn’t have to be just focused on one community,” Ruta said. So you can have

broad-based issues, broad-based objectives that you go and pursue.” Procurement procedures and policing costs are examples of topics where Ruta said she might examine multiple cities’ practices simultaneously. The AGLG was created by the provincial government despite objections from some B.C. cities who feared it could turn into a witch hunt for waste that failed to take into account differing municipal priorities, and that might duplicate existing audits at their expense. editor@goldstreamgazette.com

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Export fee bump worries loggers Tom Fletcher Black Press

Delegates at the Truck Loggers’ Association annual convention gave a cool reception last week to Forest Minister Steve Thomson’s adjustments to log export fees and rules. Thomson announced a 20-per-cent increase in the export fee on logs exported from B.C.’s south coast and southern Vancouver Island, the main source of B.C. log exports. He also unveiled a twoyear trial where the export fee on lower-grade log exports from the mid-coast region will be reduced to $1 per cubic meter, the same minimum rate as applied to Interior logs. Thomson said only 10 per cent of the annual allowable cut in the mid-coast region is being harvested, and reducing the fee is an effort to generate more logging activity in a remote region with no sawmills. TLA president Bill Markvoort said the fee increase for the south coast deters export sales at a time when the industry is not cutting all the trees allowed under provincial harvest rules. The TLA estimates that since 2000, 41 million cubic meters of coastal timber has been exported as logs. During the same period, 58 million cubic meters that could have been logged under sustainability rules were left standing. Rick Jeffery, CEO of the Coastal Forest Products Association, said the changes represent a successful balancing act by the province between supplying B.C. mills and keeping loggers working to supply export markets. “People should know that for every log that gets exported, between two and three logs end up in front of a domestic mill,” Jeffery said. NDP forest critic Norm Macdonald said the increased export fee for south coast logs isn’t enough to stem the rising tide of log exports. Thomson also announced an increase of 500,000 cubic meters of timber to be auctioned through B.C. Timber Sales this spring. tfletcher@blackpress.ca

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