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It doesn’t have the notoriety of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, nor does it come with the controversy of Victoria’s Johnson Street Bridge. But it’s expected the 110-metre-long, 80-year-old Craigflower Bridge will be missed when it’s gone – at least for the time being. Just before 5 a.m. this morning (April 10), the last vehicle crossed the old span, as it was permanently closed to mark the start of an eight-month replacement project. “On Wednesday the first of the big cranes will arrive, and they’ll start building a work bridge on the west side of the old bridge,” said Jim Hemstock, Saanich’s manager of capital works, about the job plans of contractor Don Mann Construction. “They can also certainly start to strip the asphalt and old sidewalk out.” Tillicum Road is expected to bear the brunt of the traffic diverted from the closure. Hemstock says a number of traffic lights on both sides of the Gorge will be reprogrammed to help ease congestion. “No matter how you go about it everyone will be delayed,” said Saanich Mayor Frank Leonard. Though all the details haven’t been hammered out, Hemstock says a temporary pedestrian bridge is expected to be built coming off the work bridge. Walkers and cyclists will still have access to the bridge’s east sidewalk for the next few weeks though.

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TIMELINE OF GREATER VICTORIA MUNICIPAL INCORPORATIONS Victoria, Aug. 2, 1862

Esquimalt, Sept. 1, 1912

Saanich, March 1, 1906

Before 1950, there were only four municipalities in Greater Victoria: Esquimalt, Oak Bay, Saanich and Victoria. By 1988, there were 10. Langford, the Highlands and Sooke carved out their own borders in the 1990s to round out the current 13 municipalities.

North Saanich, Aug. 19, 1965

Sidney, Sept. 30, 1952

Oak Bay, July 2, 1906

Central Saanich, Dec. 12, 1950

View Royal, Dec. 5, 1988

Metchosin, Dec. 3, 1984

CRD, Feb. 1, 1966

Langford, Dec. 8, 1992

Colwood, June 24, 1985

Sooke, Dec. 7, 1999

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Grassroots group pushes amalgamation vote Amalgamation Yes aims to lead discussion on redesign of Greater Victoria governance Daniel Palmer News staff

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riving from one job in Saanich to another in Victoria, Mike Miller describes the varying development bylaws he needs to remember each time builds a new home in the Capital Region. “There’s really nothing the same between each municipality,” says Miller, Victoria president of the Urban Development Institute and local residential developer. “You apply for rezoning, apply for a development permit, go through council, but there isn’t one system or set of processes.” Miller is one example of a local business owner who struggles with a mixed bag of bureaucracy working in the region’s 13 municipalities. Members of real estate boards, chambers of commerce and industry professionals quietly lament the inefficiencies of the current system. Amalgamation advocate John Vickers counts himself among the voters who had hoped things would change after the 2011 municipal election. “There were a multitude of community discussion groups popping up on their own around amalgamation … people who just didn’t feel their voice was heard,” says Vickers, organizer of such events as the Victoria busker festival and the chalk art festival. Victoria Coun. Shellie Gudgeon

and others began holding public talks on regional government last year after many of the region’s mayors failed to identify amalgamation as a priority. Autonomous citizen groups eventually found one another, and after much discussion they emerged as a nonprofit society known as Amalgamation Yes. “The mission is to achieve more effective governance,” says Gudgeon, one of the PART 3 society’s founders. “This has been OF 5 an experience of amalgamating the amalgamators (and) it’s not been easy. Our group is a living example that we can achieve success by listening to each other and by working together.” Along with Gudgeon, the society’s founders include a former B.C. deputy minister, a retired RCMP officer, a Victoria neighbourhood association chair, a lawyer and communications experts. For a complete list, see amalgamationyes.ca. The society hosts its first public meeting tonight (April 10) at their newly leased office at 577 Pembroke St. “We are expecting membership into the hundreds, if not thousands,” Vickers says. “I have yet to find anyone at any of my talks who said they wanted to keep 13 municipalities.” While opinions vary on what amalgamation should look like, Amalgamation Yes is focused on one goal for the time being: asking voters what they think at the 2014 municipal elections.

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John Vickers of Amalgamation Yes hopes to see voters in all Capital Region municipalities given the opportunity to choose whether they want an investigation of regional amalgamation. “If we can have a loud, clear voice at the ballot box, that people want change … the onus is then on the provincial government to respond,” Vickers says. If voters give a thumbs up to study amalgamation, it would implore municipal councillors and the provincial government to begin work on specifics, says society co-founder Mat Wright. “Until we have a comprehensive study, it’s kind of irrelevant to come up with maps and models because we all come at it with a different knowledge base, which is not complete,” he says. Voters would then vote in a referendum to approve or reject amalgamation. Wright believes

opposition isn’t going to come from the public, but rather “the city managers and senior bureaucrats who are afraid of losing their jobs.” The group also hopes to debunk the idea that amalgamation will only benefit the core communities, by pointing to initiatives from West Shore and Saanich Peninsula councillors. Colwood Coun. Shari Lukens has ignited a discussion that could lead to a study of the potential benefits of amalgamation in her region. She notes that Colwood and View Royal have an innovative auto-aid agreement that allows both departments to act as a single service for significant

emergencies. “The regionalization of services is a good start, but how do you rationalize saying ‘let’s amalgamate?’ You need a business case and we don’t have that yet,” Lukens says. Central Saanich, North Saanich and Sidney have also batted around ideas on shared resources. However, talks with senior staff are in the early stages and mayors won’t move forward without seeing benefit to their communities, says Sidney Mayor Larry Cross. “The other side of this is access,” he says. “People get to me pretty readily in Sidney right now. If your organization is too big, you’re kept from meeting with the public.” Provincial and federal funding would also be easier to access without competition from other municipalities, Wright says. “When you increase the population size over 100,000, the municipality can then apply for federal grants without having to go through the CRD. There’s only one municipality out of the 13 that can do that right now and that’s Saanich.” For now, Amalgamation Yes members plan to ignite dialogue with dissenters and supporters alike, and anticipate the first definitive read of what Greater Victoria residents think of amalgamation come 2014. “I just know there’s a better way of governing ourselves,” Vickers says. In Part 4 of the series on Friday, the News looks at the fears and disadvantages of amalgamation of the Capital Region. dpalmer@vicnews.com

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As for the construction, Hemstock points to a tight schedule and a tight worksite as the biggest challenges for crews. “We have our approvals from (the Department of) Fisheries and Oceans to work in the water as of April 15, but we have to be out of the water Sept. 15 before the salmon show up,” he said. “Challenge No. 2 is the steel delivery. It’s a big bridge with quite deep girders and it requires large machines to bend them. There’s not

a lot of room there.” The old, timber-beam bridge will be deconstructed over a period of weeks, as opposed to a quick demolition. The bridge will be replaced by a much wider three-lane steel bridge. Construction is scheduled to be complete on Dec. 1, 2013. Of the project’s $13.2 million price tag, Saanich and View Royal have received $11.05 million in grants to pay for the replacement. The two municipalities will share the outstanding cost of the build. – with files from Charla Huber

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There are some inevitable activities that come with the impending completion of another post-secondary school year. All-night study sessions, end-of-the-year parties and a surge in the number of for-rent basement suites on CraigsList, to name a few. But the Capital Regional District on Friday launched a campaign of its own in hopes of putting a stop to another inevitable. “Students certainly aren’t the whole problem, but as people are moving off the Island, there is often tons of waste left at the curb,” said Russ Smith, senior manager of environmental resources management with the CRD. “A lot of times it ends up in the situation where municipalities are left picking it up and taking it to landfill.” Mattresses, televisions,

couches, nightstands, lamps and shelving units are regularly abandoned curbside for anyone to take – but when municipal garbage crews wind up collecting it, it’s a cost to taxpayers. Smith says the 13 CRD municipalities spent roughly $330,000 on labour, trucks and tipping fees, collecting 650 tonnes of abandoned and illegally dumped roadside junk in 2012. Additionally, unusable items abandoned at charity doors ultimately cost that organization to get rid of it. The waste also has an impact on the environment. “Illegal dumping can negatively impact wildlife, plants, our ecosystem,” said Oak Bay Mayor Nils Jensen, chair of the CRD’s environmental services committee. Mike Ippen, Saanich’s manager of public works, says illegal dumping extends beyond household furniture. “A lot of it is garden-related: rocks, grass clippings, old

bushes that should be taken to the (public works) yard, but are dropped in cul-de-sacs or parks,” he said. The CRD’s Abandoned Waste campaign aims to reduce the amount of improperly discarded household junk by 15 per cent this year through educating the public. The campaign focuses on the three Rs that everyone knows as a way to divert waste from the landfill: reduce, reuse and recycle. The CRD recommends the best way to reduce abandoned waste is by finding an alternative to just leaving it outside. If you want to get rid of furniture for free, post a free online classified ad (usedvictoria.com for instance), or consider donating the item to a charity. If the item can’t be reused, recycle the item through its proper channels. The CRD’s myrecyclopedia.ca offers information on recycling virtually all unwanted household items,

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The prevalence of home improvement TV shows has contributed to the metamorphosis of the Young Life Victoria Home Tour. The popular annual fundraiser for the Christian youth organization began in 1991 as a showcase of new homes and renovations, but in a rather sterile environment – homeowners weren’t present and few contractors were on hand. Today the tour is interpersonal, with many homeowners happy to stick around to talk to the hundreds of visitors who troop through in the course of two five-hour weekend shifts. Some have even chosen to make snacks for guests, says Young Life spokesperson Bill Okell, but organizers stop short of suggesting that to participants. “It’s been quite a transition,” he says. “Very few homeowners ever hung out in the homes. Now (they realize) they’re a good source of information. In past, it was more of a visual thing. These days it’s more of a ‘let’s get as much information as we can’ thing.” Feedback from tour participants has shown visitors are not only hungry to discover more options for

Zebra Group owner Rus Collins and interior designer Lorin Turner sit in the main room of a 1930s P. Leonard James-designed house on St. David Street in Oak Bay. The company did a near-total renovation of the home, one of 10 stops on the Young Life Victoria Home Tour. Don Denton/News staff

renovation projects, he says, they enjoy meeting new people. “A lot of these people are like their homes, they’re characters and they’re interesting.” Rus Collins, a partner in the Zebra Group and manager of the company’s construction arm, is back with the tour after a hiatus. The Zebra crew is showcasing its work on a near total inside-out renovation of a former Tudor-revival style home on St. David Street in Oak Bay.

It can be fruitful for builders or designers to hang out at one of their project homes. While most visitors are genuinely interested in houses, Collins says, many are looking at building or renovating in the future. “It’s an opportunity to get inside these houses that you might never have a chance to get into,” he says. This year’s tour, set for April 13 and 14, includes 10 homes, located in Oak Bay, Fairfield and Uplands. They feature a combination of single room renovations, major rebuilds

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With bridge work comes gridlock W hen Craigflower Bridge closes today for at least eight months, for much of the commuting public it might seem like déjà vu all over again. For three months in the summer of 2009, Saanich rebuilt Admirals Bridge, forcing thousands of drivers to find a new route into Victoria, Esquimalt and Dockyard. The following year, View Royal began its Island Highway Improvement Project, causing a solid year of Mainland-level commuter gridlock as roadwork pushed hundreds of cars each morning onto the Trans-Canada Highway. Today, another long public infrastructure project begins where drivers will cram onto already busy arteries, such as the TCH, Tillicum Road, Helmcken Road and Island Highway. Replacing Craigflower Bridge is a project that needs to be done. At 80 years old, it carries on the order of 18,000 vehicles per day and is held up by rickety-looking wood timbers. If it wasn’t replaced, it would eventually be closed for fear of falling down. Much like previous road projects near Admirals-Craigflower, this is a good opportunity for commuters to carpool, to try transit or even ride a bike. But much like the previous times, getting people out of their cars is difficult at best – most either changed their morning drive times or gritted their teeth in heavy traffic. Besides eventually getting a wider, stronger bridge, there is another bright spot in this rebuild project. Thankfully the bridge owners, Saanich and View Royal, opted to build a temporary pedestrian span rather than the awful but considered idea of busing school kids and the public around the Gorge Waterway. Having a pedestrian link is at least one saving grace for businesses in the Admirals Walk area, now surviving through a third major infrastructure project. The Admirals Bridge and Island Highway projects cut deep into their bottom lines. The Craigflower replacement will likely do the same. Residents on the north side of the Gorge should take advantage of the crossing to visit their local merchants for what will likely be another tough year.

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

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not to increase overall tax revenue. his is the first of a series of Most, but not all. policy commentaries on the “We think there is an argument four main parties contesting to be made for putting, the 2013 B.C. election. for a period of time, I’m starting with the increased revenue the B.C. Green Party, from the carbon tax into which has higher than creating the infrastructure usual hopes for the that allows people to 2013 election. It was benefit from a carbon also the first to put out tax,” Sterk said. a substantial policy That means transit, document, albeit one that and potentially retrofits is still being debated and of homes and other altered. buildings as well. Tax Green Book 2013 continues the Utopian Tom Fletcher increase aside, this is essentially the NDP positions that only a B.C. Views position too. party with no chance of The Greens emphasize forming a government wind and geothermal power. Sterk has the luxury to put forward. For faces the awkward task of arguing example, they would double the against hydroelectric expansion. area of parks in B.C., but take 100 A Green government would years to do it. cancel the Site C dam project Immediately, they would almost on the Peace River. Sterk says it double the carbon tax, taking it would only serve as a subsidy to from seven to 12 cents on a litre of liquefied natural gas exports, which gasoline. she doesn’t believe materialize as Greens would extend this steeply international competitors develop. increased carbon tax to industries The Greens’ star candidate, such as natural gas and cement University of Victoria climate production. Leader Jane Sterk told scientist Andrew Weaver, agrees. me she expects cement producers Both point to vast reserves of and the like to adapt, rather than Russian gas that may well get to shut down, as their competitive Asia more quickly and cheaply. position erodes. Sterk said the 35,000 existing And what about the extra billions gas wells in northern B.C. “are not in carbon tax revenues? Sterk says going to be shut down.” Actually, most should continue to go to in the absence of LNG exports, that income tax reductions, as is now is exactly what would happen to the case, because the purpose is many of them. The U.S. has its own to change consumption patterns,

shale gas supplies, and is B.C.’s only current export customer. Converting transport trucks and B.C. Ferries to LNG fuel isn’t going to maintain the vast industry blooming in northern B.C. The official Green Party position is to place a moratorium on B.C. gas drilling while a comprehensive water use policy is developed. Current innovations such as reusing municipal wastewater are ignored. The Green platform also demands disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, which the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission has already done. If one were to design a selffulfilling prophecy that B.C.’s LNG project is doomed to fail, the Green Party platform would be a good place to start. Reading through Green Book 2013, I’m left with the impression that much of it remains calculated as a soothing message for urban voters who have been convinced it’s courageous to drive their cars down to an anti-tanker protest. If Weaver, Sterk or any other Greens get elected, it will be surfing a wave of protest votes from people weary of the B.C. Liberals and the NDP. It will not be due to the practicality or even internal consistency of their polices. It’s still pretty easy being Green. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com tfletcher@blackpress.ca

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LETTERS Support for disabled urgently needed Re: Support needed for disabled grey wave (Our View, April 5) As the sole parent to a young person with Down syndrome, I concur with the sentiments and concerns raised regarding the urgent issue of support services needed to provide quality care to our “beloved forevers.” Along with raising my child, I have also been employed with agencies, including the Garth Homer Society, to better understand the current and future needs for all of us as we age. What emerges: admiration for those who have dedicated their lives to assisting others lead a good life right along the life-span; frustration at the lack of awareness of needs; and the funding necessary to ensure that families, whatever “age” they are at, continue to receive supports and services. I have fears for an uncertain future, coupled with chronic daily stresses related to ongoing bio-psycho-social needs that both my child and I require. Thank you for highlighting, in a respectful way, the challenges faced by those who, by birth, or accident, experience “other.” As it is, I remain committed to maintaining and improving the motto, “Good lives in welcoming communities.” Ann Auld Saanich

‘Doggy bags’ don’t easily disappear Re: Reasoning behind park ‘doggy bags’ (Letters, April 3) John Castello paints a rosy picture. The doggy bags usually don’t usually disintegrate but stay around for a long time. I have picked up some left behind, I posted a plea on a fence where bags were dropped daily – with a short-term result. After a while someone left a bag right underneath the poster, feeling strong – I guess. And now it’s back to lots of them in the bushes. Yes, they are noticeable, don’t kid yourself. If one does not consider taking the bag home or depositing

it in the next trash can, don’t have a dog or only let them out in your own backyard.  One takes on a responsibility together with our four legged friends. I have a small dog but I pick  up even in rough areas. Children play and it is a nasty thing to step into it.  Most dog owners are responsible but even dog owners with big dogs, resulting in big heaps, don’t care. How can one pick up if the owner has the dog running beside the bike or letting it out of the yard to roam in the neighbourhood? This is a pet peeve of mine – no pun intended.  Karin Hertel Saanich

Nothing new about cows on Alberg land Re: Caught between a cow and a hard place (News, March 27) My brother and I grew up on Glendenning Road in the 1950s and ’60s, and our backyard joined the side of the Alberg farm. This was before a piece of their property was splintered off to allow a house to be built for a new family.  We used to feed the cows through the wire fence. Florence Alberg used to babysit us. Besides the Albergs, other neighbours had various agricultural enterprises -- it was a rural, agricultural area.  There is nothing new about the Albergs having cows. If they have to have them again, because they aren’t being allowed to leave the ALR, they should not be criticized -- what else does one do with agricultural land except use it for that purpose? As to the neighbours being upset because the Albergs are simply using the land as they must -- it reminds me of the folks who protested because they bought houses beside the SPCA and the barking dogs disturbed them. If you purchase a property next to something like a farm or the SPCA or a shopping centre or whatever, you know what you are getting into -- no one forces you to buy there. Surely all the neighbours didn’t just

assume that the Alberg land was a “done deal” for being turned into a subdivision. Until the land is definitely rezoned they should have realized that there were no guarantees and that it could be used for any agricultural purpose. The neighbours should just be glad that the Albergs didn't decide to use their land for pigs. Michele Crover Saanich

Craigflower should be toll bridge The essential question is: “who benefits most from the Craigflower bridge?” The answer is obviously Esquimalt and the tribal reserves near the bridge. Those areas host the heavy truck operations of the cement and gravel site, and CFB Esquimalt, which damage road and bridges. It is fair for them to pay for bridge replacement. For Saanich taxpayers the bridge is merely a convenience they are paying dearly for. Saanich is in the awkward position of being between most residents of the Victoria area and where they want to go – the West Shore, up-island, government in Victoria, the military base in Esquimalt, and north to the airport and major ferry terminal. Tolls should be considered on Admirals Road in Saanich and on the Craigflower bridge so the greatest volume of users pay for most of the cost of rebuilding and maintaining.  No, federal gasoline taxes do not pay the proper proportion for the benefit received by Esquimalt and tribal fiefdoms. No, I don’t have confidence that the currently projected cost will be the final amount. Keith Sketchley Saanich

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String greens Ling Eng does her daily checks of pepper plants at the Glanford Greenhouses. Tomatoes and peppers are strung from the roof for support. During the prime growing season tomato vines grow about a foot a week and will finish the season at about 25 to 30 feet long. Glanford Greenhouses will open for the season selling bedding plants at the end of April or early May.

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The deadline to nominate environmentally conscious individuals and organizations for recognition from Saanich is coming up fast. Friday, April 19, is the last day nominations for Saanich’s 14th annual environmental awards. For more, visit saanich.ca.

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Learn about making telescopes and talk to astronomers during International Astronomy Day at the University of Victoria on April 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., in the Bob Wright science building. See victoria.rasc.ca for details on events through the day. Admission is free.

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Credit Team Canada once again for helping promote the world championship tournament by playing extra games. In 2005, Randy Ferbey's Team Canada rink not only won the tournament, it needed a tiebreaker to get into the Page playoffs, the first year that system was used. It meant Canada played an additional two sudden-death games before the semifinal and final. This time around the Brad Jacobs rink caught Victoria and the world’s attention by winning its first five games. After creating a buzz, the Jacobs rink slipped to third place, necessitating an extra draw. Canada won its Page playoff game 8-6 over Denmark on Saturday to advance to that night’s semifinal, where Jacobs and company beat Scotland 6-3. See sports, page A22 for more on this year’s championships. sports@vicnews.com

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t’s a Thursday afternoon in Rock Bay and westbound traffic along Bay Street is starting to get thick. Across from Butler Brothers cement works, in a non-descript commercial building, a handful of diners are eating lunch inside Victoria’s youngest brew pub. Moon Under Water, under Don Descoteau new ownership at 350 Bay St. since Sept. 1, 2012, is a Biz Beat family operation guided by brewmaster Clay Potter. His fiancée Chelsea Walker, mom Anne Farmer and stepdad Steve Ash are also key partners in the business, serving in various roles. “It’s a work in progress,” Potter says, looking at freshly replaced wood flooring and walls decorated with large photos of brewmasters from local and out-of-town breweries. “We’re still trying to find the look that we want.” At 28 and less than two years removed from attaining a masters degree in brewing and distilling in Scotland, he is full of fresh ideas – they’ve developed four of their own brews and have begun bottling for resale. Not only that, he is keen on helping transform the craft beer environment in Greater Victoria. Where brew pubs and breweries were once rivals that shared little about their works, a more co-operative scenario is emerging, says Potter, a Claremont secondary grad and former Lighthouse Brewery staffer. Moon Under Water hosts the occasional “Tap Takeover” night, where brewmasters from other pubs and breweries come in and offer patrons a taste of their craft beers. The next such event, featuring national Brewery of the Year, Central City from Surrey, is May 8 as a prelude to the Canadian Brewing Awards, May 9 to 11 at the Inn at Laurel Point.

Chef Derrek Leong, left, and brewmaster Clay Potter hope to see Moon Under Water brew pub become a destination for craft beer and food patrons in Greater Victoria.

The business model has paid off so far, Potter says. “I see my market as kind of like for wine,” he says, calling the small-batch brewing style more “artisinal.” In conjunction with the concept of freshly brewed beer on offer, the menu at Moon Under Water – Camosun College culinary arts grad Derrek Leong is in charge – features many home-grown ingredients as a way of promoting food security and freshness. – Moon Under Water, 350B Bay St., 250-380-0706, moonunderwater.ca. Send your business news stories to editor@vicnews. com.

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Thanks to a sizeable donation from the curler-driven Sandra Schmirler Foundation, the Victoria Hospitals Foundation is well on its way to raising the $120,000 it needs to buy three neonatal incubators for Victoria General Hospital. An all-day radiothon held last week at the Hotel Grand Pacific brought in $107,771 in donations. Event organizers hoped the buzz surrounding the 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championships, which wrapped up Sunday in Victoria, would help spur

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Norm Hotson’s enthusiastic voice echoes off the concrete floors inside the hundred-yearold roundhouse building in Vic West. “It’s a fantastic site, absolutely unique in Canada,” says the architect, standing below the thick layers of black soot covering the ceiling of the former train car service bay, a reminder of a once-bustling industry along the E&N rail tracks. “There’s no other place where there’s an assemblage of the original railway buildings and the yard in which they’re all arranged in one piece like this, so the ability to recycle this into a new purpose is just a phenomenal opportunity,” Hotson says, careful to avoid metredeep rail trenches he plans to cover in plexiglass. Focus Equities, headed by Ken and Patricia Mariash, plan to transform the national historic site into an urban magnet over the next two years. The couple are behind the adjacent

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Architect Norm Hotson describes how the former E&N Railway roundhouse could be transformed. Bayview Properties, and the roundhouse represents the final stage of a decade-long development of the land parcel. While the ribbon-cutting ceremony is at least two years away and still requires council approval, Mariash and his colleagues are accepting tentative offers to lease nearly 57,000 square feet of commercial space, including an 18,500-sq.-ft. space for a grocery store in part of the existing roundhouse. Heritage specialist Hal Kalman, who spent several years studying the history of Victoria’s roundhouse, said the con-

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Choreographing a full-length musical is a tough task for anyone. But when you’re 20 years old and the much-loved Singin’ in the Rain is your first real choreography job, the pressure’s on. “I don’t like thinking of how big Singin’ in the Rain actually is. That’s a lot of pressure,” said Jana Morrison, choreographer of Kaleidoscope Theatre’s latest production. “I’m pretty young, and I hope that people will enjoy this new, fresh Singin’ in the Rain that I’ve interpreted and given to my dancers. It’s a little scary.” The Winnipeg native is a very recent grad of the Canadian College of Performing Arts. Morrison’s talents were discovered by Kaleidoscope director Pat Rundell last fall when she choreographed the College’s performance of Molière’s

production that I put in there, which are great, but I really tried to make it fresh and give it my own flair,” she said. “(To choreograph) I just need to listen to the songs and I find any hints that you might need that are key to the song, moves you

The Misanthrope. Morrison describes the process of choreography, and ultimately teaching the moves to the performers, as a sort of gift. “I just love to create a dance that feels good in my body, and give it to the dancers. It’s kind of like a gift for them to feel good doing it, as well,” she said. To prepare for Singin’ in the Rain, Morrison watched and re-watched the 1952 film, starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds, intent on pulling some key elements from the on-screen dancing. “It’s not my favourite thing to just take something and copy it. There are some moves people will recognize from the movie or stage

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can put in there. I do research, watch a bunch of videos that are of the similar style, and then (the dance) kind of comes out of your body.” Singin’ in the Rain is the 1920s-set story of Hollywood’s shift from silent films to the talkies. Griffin Lea, Joseph Goble and Tara Britt head up the cast in Kaleidoscope’s production. Director Rundell is also young, at just 23 years old. This is his directorial debut, after having trained at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles. Kaleidoscope aims to raise $50,000 to help support the theatre program. Shows run April 12 to 14 at the McPherson Playhouse. Tickets ($60) are available from the Royal McPherson box office or by visiting rmts.bc.ca. “It’s such a timeless musical that anyone – young, old, musical lover or not – will absolutely love. It’s super fun, super beautiful,” Morrison said. kslavin@saanichnews.com

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An artists’ view Cook Street Moka House Coffee shop continues to support local artists with a showing of Carron Berkes’ work. Victoria artist Berkes presents a diverse body of works with two distinct themes: the first deals with her love of animals, which is reflected in the expressions of her renditions of endangered land and sea animals. In contrast, her naturethemed paintings, reveal the strength and drama of seascapes and colourful semi-abstract landscapes focusing on light, serenity and colour on canvas.  The show includes Berkes’ acrylic and mixed media paintings. This is a free community event and suitable for all ages and family members. See her work throughout the month of April at Cook Street Moka House Coffee, 345 Cook St., in Cook Street Village. llavin@vicnews.com

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Cougars go cup hunting Captain is second generation Jr. B player Travis Paterson News staff

As an eight-year-old playing in the Juan de Fuca minor hockey association, Brody Coulter was the type of kid who set his own alarm to wake mom and dad up for 5 a.m. weekday practices. Twelve years later, you can bet Coulter’s alarm was set bright and early on the eve of his last crack at a provincial championship. Today (April 10) is travel day for the Victoria Cougars, as the reigning Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League Brody Coulter champions bus to Courtenay for the 2013 Cyclone Taylor Cup provincial junior B championship, tomorrow (April 11) through Sunday. Coulter, 20, has captained the team the past two seasons. He’s won trophies as the VIJHL’s top forward in 2011-12 and as the VIJHL’s MVP and scoring leader in 2012-13. Two weeks ago the Cougars eliminated the Comox Valley Glacier Kings in four games to make it back-to-back Brent Patterson Memorial trophies as VIJHL playoff champs.

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Brody Coulter, centre, skates into the Abbotsford Pilots net as Pilots goalie Riley Parker deflects a shot during the 2012 Cyclone Taylor Cup championship game. But there’s one thing still left: the Cyclone Taylor Cup provincial championship. It’s a trophy that eluded Coulter’s dad, Scott, when he played defence for five seasons on the Island League’s Juan de Fuca Gulls in the 1980s. “Brody’s definitely more of a goal scorer,” said Scott, of the playing differences between father and son. Scott will attend the Cyclone Cup with wife Hollie, Brody’s

mom. Both are taking time off work to make the trip. “I was a little grittier, but then, the league was different. When (Brody) was younger, we worked on his hands. I taught him (to play) different than the way I played,” Scott said. In 1986-87 Scott was named the Island League’s unsung hero, won this year by Cougars forward Mark Walton.

Swedes love it in Victoria Travis Paterson News staff

It was one heck of a trip to Victoria for Team Sweden. On Sunday night Sweden’s Niklas Edin rink emerged the winner of the 2013 World Men’s Curling Championship, defeating Canada’s Jacobs gang, 8-6 in the gold medal final at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre on Sunday. It was the second tournament win in two weeks for Edin and his crew, who won the Victoria Curling Classic two weeks ago at Archie Browning Sports Centre. “It feels amazing obviously,” Edin said. ”Our big goal this season was to win Europeans and Worlds. We love this city, none of us had been here before. So it’s been a great couple of weeks, a super finish to our time here.”

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Sweden’s third Sebastian Kraupp and lead Viktor Kjall sweep the rock with skip Niklas Edin’s guidance. By making it to the final, Sweden and Canada lead Scotland (Great Britain), Norway, Denmark, China and Switzerland in qualifying for their respective countries for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

The Gulls won the league that season but fell short at provincials, Scott’s only appearance. He and Hollie started dating during the Gulls years. Brody was born in 1992 and grew up in Langford. Scott coached him at Juan de Fuca until he made rep in pee wee. As a teenager, Brody went back and forth between hockey and baseball. After he won the B.C. Premier Baseball League provincial championship in 2010 playing shortstop and second base for the Victoria Mariners, he nearly made the Nanaimo Clippers of the B.C. Hockey League. The Cougars invited him out and he excelled. At the start of the 2011-12 year, his second with the team, he was named captain, at just 18 years old. With a core that included current teammates Sam Rice and Walton, among others, Coulter helped lead the team to the Cyclone Taylor Cup 2012 gold medal game. A lucky bounce in overtime won the Abbotsford Pilots that game, and the championship. Brody hasn’t forgot the feeling. “You take what you can from last year. The (Cyclone Taylor Cup) is a tourney where you can’t hold back, you have to go all out from the start.” One thing the Cougars can count on is their captain being ready. “We always talked to him about things, about working hard. But he’s always been a hard worker. He’s wanted to improve. We didn’t teach him that,” Scott said. The Cougars play Game 1 vs. the Richmond Sockeyes tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. sports@vicnews.com

The Jacobs rink flew out of the gates this week winning its first five matches and ending up 7-4 through pool play. It put them in the third vs. fourth game against Denmark on Saturday morning, a team that had beat Canada in the round robin. Canada prevailed over Denmark and defeated Scotland for the second time in the tournament in front of a full house Saturday afternoon. It put Canada in the final for the second-straight Victoriahosted World Men’s Championship, though Sweden disrupted the string of golds won by Canada and Scotland. Sweden opened with final game with two rocks in the first end as skip Edin delivered a nose-hit on a Canadian stone. Canada hung in until the sixth end when Jacobs missed a crucial takeout attempt. The Swedes took a 6-3 lead and expanded it to 8-4 in the eighth end. “We were chasing. They got a good start with a deuce, and that’s not how you want to start off the world championship final. You want to force them,” Jacobs said. “We weren’t able to do that. The first end was looking so good, (then) it was so bad by the time it was over with, it just was frustrating to swallow.” Scotland defeated Denmark 7-6 in the bronze medal game. sports@vicnews.com

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Bowling clubs open their doors Lakehill Lawnbowling Club is holding its annual open house Saturday (April 13) at 1:30 p.m. Visitors to the historic club, which is situated on the south end of Reynolds Park, will be offered a chance to try the game out. “There’s a social life that goes with the game, it runs all year,” said Lakehill spokesperson Haji Charania. The Canadian Pacific Lawn Bowling Club is celebrating its 90th season this spring with an open house on Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. at Belleville and Douglas streets. “We welcome all our neighbours, regardless of age, ability or experience to drop by and try out the

sports of lawn bowling, croquet or bocce,” said spokesperson Lorne Carnes. Cake and refreshments will be served. The Victoria Lawn Bowling Club in Beacon Hill Park is holding its annual Novice Tea Day on Sunday at 1 p.m. Members will introduce guests to the sport of lawn bowling. The VLBC is a fun, friendly and social club. Members range in age from 13 to 90-plus years. Lawn bowling provides gentle exercise and social activity. It is both competitive and non-competitive, producing national-calibre players. sports@vicnews.com

Harvey to call RAP home

Numbers up for Rink of Dreams The recent Macquarie Rink of Dreams charity hockey event raised its highest total since it started in 2011, donating just shy of $120,000 to Help Fill a Dream. The 24-hour hockey game at Bear Mountain Arena, ran March 23 to 24. Player entries, raffles and a silent auction brought in just shy of $60,000. Each year the funds raised is matched by the Macquarie Foundation. “We’re quite pleased to see it bounce back up after it dropped from $52,000 ($104,000) in year one to $44,000 ($88,000) in year two,” said organizer Harp Sandhu of Macquarie Investments. Rink of Dreams has happened in March for its first three years but Sandhu and co-ordinators are looking at moving it to September for 2014. “It’s a serious consideration based on initial feedback, with the event falling tentatively on the third weekend of September,” Sandhu said. Though there were a lot of new teams participating this season a number of past participating teams did not return due to spring break, and general sense of being “hockey’d out.” “Even though the weather was great (for March), the thinking is it could be that much better at the beginning of the hockey season, in September, when we know the weather is sensational.”

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Striker, left, welcomes Harvey to the scene.

sized Ray Ban-style sunglasses. The giant cat will patrol the stands of Royal Athletic Park’s baseball diamond this summer as the HarbourCats play their inaugural baseball season in the colle-

Hep cats unite. When Harvey the hipster HarbourCat debuted as the newest mascot on the Victoria scene, he brought a hip flavour to the Hotel Rialto meet and greet. Harvey wore a blazer, ironic bowtie, and over-

giate level West Coast League. “Harvey is a doubleXL size in men’s clothes so this outfit is just one of many we can put on him,” said HarbourCats general manager Holly Jones. “The point was to make it easy to shop for him, so he can wear a baseball outfit or regular outfit at RAP.” Hep cat or harbour rat, the mascot had been booked for 40 community events even before he showed his furry face in Victoria. There to greet him at his unveiling was three of the city’s 40 or so sports and corporate mascots, including the de facto leader of them all, Marty the Marmot. Thunder from the UVic Vikes was also there, as was Striker, the kilted dog of the Highlanders FC soccer team. Striker and Harvey kicked off an immediate love-hate relationship as soon-to-be roommates at RAP. They shadowboxed. And then they hugged.

There’s more than enough room for a giant cat and a giant dog to share RAP, Jones said. “Our outfield fence folds up, and it doesn’t take long, so it would be logistically possible to hold a Highlanders and HarbourCats game on the same day. Though there aren’t any scheduled.” The name Harvey was the overwhelming choice by respondents to the club’s recent name-the-mascot contest. To select a winner, the names of all the contestants who suggested Harvey were put into a hat. Julie MacDonald’s name was pulled out for the grand prize, a pair of season tickets. Aniko Varga and Maggie Hayes were runners up in the contest, and each won a 10-game Flex Pack. Single game tickets are now on sale through the club’s website harbourcats.com. WCL baseball season starts June 5. sports@vicnews.com

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LANGFORD (Costco). Bus, shops, school. 2 Bdrm suite, fenced yard, 4 appls, water inclâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d, shared laundry, $1050 mo + utils, NS/NP. Avail immed. Call (250)881-2283. UPTOWN- Large 1 bdrm, ground level. Private yard & deck. Share laundry. $850 inclusive. (250)386-0531.

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PORT HARDY SPECTACULAR WATERFRONT 8535 Shipley. Offers are now being accepted to purchase this premier .6 acre downtown oceanfront property. One blk. from Govt. Dock. As improvements are not yet complete the price may vary as will offers. Interested? Please contact us at the property or phone Gerd 520-955-7461 or Dan 250949-1055. All offers considered.

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UNIVERSAL GYM $150. Dumbbells $75. Senya fax machine $25. Please call Dean at 250-727-7905.

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

MOVING & STORAGE 2 BURLEY MEN MOVING. $85/hr for 2 men (no before or after travel time charges on local moves. Please call Scott or Joshua, (250)686-6507. JUNK BOX- We Do All The Loading

JUNK REMOVAL 7 days / wk. Fast Service, Best Prices!! Free quotes. (250)857-JUNK. PARRY’S HAULING We haul it all - FREE estimates. Call Shawn 250-812-7774

$20 & Up Garbage & Garden waste removal. Senior Disc. Free estimates. 250-812-2279. ALL-HAUL JUNK REMOVAL Const Debris, Garden Waste. Call John 250-213-2999. CITY HAUL- a lot of junk won’t fit in your trunk, you’re in luck I own a truck. 250-891-2489. CLEAN-UP SPECIAL. You load bins, size 12 yard $100 plus dump fee or we do it all. Call 250-361-6164. FAMILY MAN Hauling. Prompt, Courteous. Call Chris for all your hauling needs. 250-920-8463. GARY’S HAULING. One call does it all. Small demos & yard clean-up. Vehicle & metal recycling. Call (778)966-1413. ✭BUBBA’S HAULING✭ Honest, on time. Demolition, construction clean-ups, small load deliveries (sand, gravel, topsoil, mulch), garden waste removal, mini excavator, bob cat service. 250-478-8858.

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TREE SERVICES BUDDY’S TREE SERVICESTrimming, pruning, chipping, removals, hedges, lawn care, Insured. Keith, (250)474-3697.

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Whole Pork Frying Chicken Back Ribs

Boneless

76¢

ALPEN

OCEAN WISE

RTA ALBE ED RAIS

Bunch Carrots

each

500 ml Asst.

per lb 2.12 kg

CALIFORNIA

DAIRY

OLYMPIC

Asst.

96¢

/bunch

Mini Watermelons

per lb 3.88 kg

FREYBE

Bartlett Pears

Green Kale

76

76

AUSTRALIAN

BC GROWN

96 Asst. 1.65 L

96 Asst. 150 g

LEVEL GROUND TRADING

Organic Cane Sugar

286

250-477-6513 • 3829 Cadboro Bay Rd. www.peppers-foods.com

We reserve the right to limit quantities. Some restrictions may apply on certain promotions.

500 g

NUTS TO YOU

Almond Cashew Butter

696

500 g

Hours Mon-Fri: 8 am–9 pm Sat: 8 am–7:30 pm Sun: 8 am–7:30 pm


Saanich News, April 10, 2013  

April 10, 2013 edition of the Saanich News

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