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Bootless drive Kelly Boyte-White makes a donation to firefighter Jeff Preston during the Metchosin Fire Department’s boot drive for Muscular Dystrophy. Firefighters hit hot spots across Greater Victoria to raise funds for the cause. Metchosin brought in about $3,000 through a toll at the intersection of Happy Valley and Metchosin Roads. Charla Huber/News staff

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As the number of families grows on the West Shore, so to does the need for temporary housing for troubled youth. The Boys & Girls Club Services of Greater Victoria is putting out the word it is looking for homes on the West Shore willing to temporarily house youth in need of a place to stay.

“These are pretty high-needs, vulnerable kids,” said youth and family services manager Ellie James. “You can’t heal from trauma until you feel safe and secure.” Langford resident Laurie Falk takes part in the program for young mothers. Her home has an extra suite, so she gives either pregnant youth or young mothers, typically between 16 to 21 years old, a place to stay. The youth come into the program during pregnancy and stay for one

year. “I love it,” Falk said. “This is something that I’ve actually wanted to do for a very long time. I’m happy to have this opportunity to do it.” So far Falk has hosted one youth and said there hasn’t been any problems, only benefits. She said she has enjoyed making friends with other care home parents and has found helping out in the community rewarding.

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More than 1.8 million people voted in the May 14 provincial election, for a turnout of 58 per cent of eligible voters, up from the all-time low of 51 per cent in 2009. The 2013 turnout rebounded to the same level as the 2005 election. Going back to 1983 vote, more than 70 per cent of eligible voters cast ballots, but the turnout steadily declined after that to 55 per cent in 2001. The number of eligible voters has risen over the years with population growth. As a result, the B.C. Liberals got nearly 44,000 more votes this year than they did in 2009, with the NDP total increasing by 24,000. Overall, 161,000 more people voted in this election than four years ago. Elections BC completed its final count Wednesday, including 180,000 ballots cast by people outside their home constituencies. That was double the 2009 total for absentee ballots, and accounted for much of the increase in turnout over four years ago. Absentee ballots reversed one close result, giving NDP candidate Selina Robinson a 35-vote win over B.C. Liberal Steve Kim in Coquitlam-Maillardville. That result will be subject to a judicial recount, where a judge examines all 21,000 ballots to confirm the outcome. If the count is upheld, Robinson becomes the 34th NDP MLA, facing off against 49 B.C. Liberals in a legislature that has almost the same party division as in the past four years. Delta South independent Vicki Huntington and the B.C. Green Party’s Andrew Weaver in Oak Bay-Gordon Head round out the 85-seat legislature. In another close race, Saanich North and the Islands, NDP candidate Gary Holman extended his margin of victory to 163 votes once absentee ballots were added to the election-night total that had him 50 votes ahead. Once the results are made official June 5, MLAs can be sworn in and Premier Christy Clark can announce her cabinet lineup. Clark will also reveal where she will seek a seat, having lost VancouverPoint Grey to the NDP’s David Eby. Clark has said several B.C. Liberal MLAs have offered to step aside for her, and she is considering running for a seat outside her home city of Vancouver. tfletcher@blackpress.ca


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Planting for prom Charla Huber Reporting

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Portables rummaged at Belmont

Five portable classrooms were broken into at Belmont secondary school last weekend when someone entered them damaging the portable doors in the process. A laptop monitor was smashed in one of the classrooms, while an iPad, a laptop, some DVDs and about $80 in cash were missing in others. “The damage to the property and the theft of the items impacts our teachers, our students and forces the school district to use funds to pay for repairs and replacements,” Cst. Kathy Rochlitz said. West Shore RCMP ask that anyone with information call the detachment at 250-474-2264.

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On April 30 a seven-year-old Jack Russell terrier named Maulie went missing from its Highlands home on Emma Dixon Road. Owner Tracy Patterson and her family put up ‘missing’ posters only to find out that somebody was tearing them down. Another family with a missing dog experienced the same problem. In each case only the dog posters were torn down, not the others around them. “It’s been very peculiar,” Patterson said. “It drew our attention away from trying to find our dog for the first little while, to the point where we were just angry.” Patterson’s son even staked out a poster to try and catch someone in the act, with no success. The family called West Shore RCMP to report the poster dam- Maulie age. While there likely isn’t anything illegal about removing the posters, RCMP still ask that anyone with information call either the detachment at 250-474-2264 or the dog’s owners at 250-474-5103. A reward is being offered for Maulie, who is described as being timid but approachable.

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ripping in mud on a gloomy rainy day, Grade 12 students from Belmont secondary school earn their keep or in this case, their grad party. “It’s a great way to help the environment and it makes the community look so much better,” said Metchosin teen Courtney Guss. About 20 students gearing up for grad spent a day in the mud planting native riparian plants at Glen Lake Park in Langford. The city gave the school $10,000 for its dry grad activities held at City Centre Park June 15 and in turn asked student volunteers to help with the project. “We are very enthusiastic they are here,” said Jane Waters, Langford park planner. “I think it’s going to be their successors at the new Belmont (high school), who will come down here to enjoy water sports or for a biology or botany class.” The students planted skunk cabbage, iris flowers and sedges as part of the infiltration rain garden. “Instead of us having culverts on the roads we are directing the water to the lake through the plants that uptake the toxins,” said Waters.

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Emily Besler-Dean plants sedges as Grade 12 students volunteer at Glen Lake Park to thank Langford for its $10,000 to Belmont secondary school’s dry grad. Left: Courtney Guss cuts morning glory and blackberry bushes at Glen Lake Park. Emily Besler-Dean was happy to volunteer her day carrying stones and building the rain garden. “This is a great way for us to spend the day giving back to our community, it’s the least we can do for the donation from the city,” said the Colwood teen. Glen Lake Park, with a beach, playground, picnic tables and field, will officially open at the end of June. charla@goldstreamgazette.com

Phone scammers using technology to make caller IDs display legitimate business names and/or numbers are giving RCMP in Greater Victoria some grief. West Shore RCMP received a call on Monday from a View Royal woman who got a suspicious call about winning a trip. The woman checked the number displayed on her caller ID, and found out it was the number to a local RCMP detachment. She confronted the caller and the caller hung up. This trick has become known as “spoofing” and it is a way for scammers to add apparent legitimacy to their calls. “It’s been happening in the Victoria area, it’s been popping up with different companies and agencies, not always the RCMP,” said Cst. Kathy Rochlitz. The RCMP does not solicit over the phone, nor does it offer any giveaways. kwells@goldstreamgazette.com


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elmont students are shining up their horns and clearing out their spit valves as they prepare for their annual Year End Concert at the school on June 6. Every year the music department gives its students the chance to showcase all they’ve learned over the past year and entertain the public with a top-notch year end extravaganza. “We have an immense amount of talent here at Belmont and it never ceases to amaze me, the amount of creativity that comes out of these students.” said music director Mandart Chan. “There’s some guiding ... but it’s not teacher driven, it’s all within themselves.” Kyle Wells Grade 10 student Justin Reporting Lavoie is excited to take part in his first Year End Concert. “I pursued it in middle school and then I really wanted to pursue it here because I already knew the music program was really awesome,” Lavoie said. “It’s been my first year and it’s gone really well. It’s like its own little family here.” Lavoie looks forward to performing “It Was a Lover and His Lass” with the choir, a tune based on a Shakespeare poem and arranged by the Swingle Sisters. “It’s an upbeat, kind of love jazzy tune. It’s nice,” Lavoie said. “It’s not just a high school performance, it’s actually a bunch of musicians getting together and putting on a real show.” Katie Gray, who graduates from Belmont this year, has been involved in music from a young age, growing up in a musical family. “It’s kind of the one thing here at Belmont that’s kept me sane,” Gray said. “It’s a community, sort of a family group of people. It’s really cool to see how everyone builds each other up.” Gray looks forward to performing the African song “Shosholoza” and “Lassus Trombone,” for which there will be 13 trombones playing, including current and former student musicians.

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Multiple stages will be set up ahead of time to keep the flow of the evening moving and to maximize the music. There will be a stage for choral groups, one for the jazz bands and another for the concert band. “We basically transform our south gym into this spectacular concert hall,” said Chan. “No one notices that it’s even the gym anymore.” The night will also feature student-led combos and soloists, featuring music the students prepared themselves. Sometimes this includes original pieces. One Grade 10 combo will play a Red Hot Chilli Peppers song and the Grade 12 musicians will be perform an original composition by peer Jordan Beischer. “It’s a very heartfelt composition that he wrote,” Chan said. “It truly incorporates his 13 years in the Sooke School District and it’s a bit of tearjerker.” The night will include seven performance ensembles, including concert band, two jazz bands, concert choir, two vocal jazz groups and the R&B band. Jazz combos will also be featured, along with the solo combos. The concert starts at 6 p.m. and runs until about 8 p.m. Admission is by donation and the concert is open to the public. kwells@goldstreamgazette.com

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New guide opens trails Partnership work highlights accessibility A new publication of easyto-use trails to walk, wheel and hike in the outdoors is now available in Greater Victoria. A Guide to User-Friendly Trails is a pilot project developed through a partnership between CRD Regional Parks, the Intermunicipal Advisory Committee on Disability Issues and West Shore Parks and Recreation. “A Guide to User-Friendly Trails is a new tool created as a result of the partnership to show opportunities that are suitable to individuals of diverse ages, levels of mobility and endurance,” said CRD Regional Parks Committee Chair Susan Brice. “Our collective

parks contribute to the overall quality of life and well-being of all residents of the Capital Regional District and this guide reflects that.” The guide contains 48 pages of full colour photographs, maps and descriptions of userfriendly trails within Capital Regional District parks and West Shore municipalities. It highlights trails welcoming to all ages and individuals with diverse levels of mobility and endurance, providing visitors with trail profiles and information to enable them to determine which parks and amenities to visit based on their own levels of ability. “West Shore Parks and Recreation is dedicated to providing diverse and accessible recreation opportunities and excellent experiences for healthy

active lifestyles,” said Bobbi Neal, community development coordinator of West Shore Parks and Recreation. “The power of partnerships demonstrates how together we can do more through leveraging grant funding, combining internal resources, community involvement and by fostering inclusion,” said Marnie Essery, chair of IACDI. “We invite you to use this guide to go beyond the parking lot and experience user-friendly trails in your community.” Pick up A Guide to UserFriendly Trails at Capital Regional District offices, recreation centres, and West Shore municipal halls. It is available for download at www.westshorerecreation.ca/userfriendlytrails. editor@goldstreamgazette.com

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“They come into our program with the idea that they’re moving on somewhere,” James said. The ideal length of time is six months. After that the youth are expected to move on, either back to their families, to self-sufficiency or, at times, into foster care. “They are kids who have had a hard time,”

Funding woes The West Shore Youth Housing Task Force continues to seek funding to establish a youth shelter on the West Shore. Chair Bill McIlroy said there are plenty of houses available, but the startup and operating funds must be in place before anything can move forward. “There’s lots of houses we can rent, there’s lots of places we can buy, but it’s the startup,” McIlroy said. “I’m optimistic. Things are moving along in the right direction, although much slower than I’d like.” The group is talking with a foundation in Vancouver over the next couple of weeks in the hopes of securing some more funds.

James said. “On the other side of it, they’re just kids. They’re just kids who need a safe, secure place to live and we want families who are willing to … establish a relationship with them.” The ideal homes are those with flexible schedules, with occupants who like youth and are open to working with them. The newly retired are considered ideal participants, but all ages and stages of families take part. Anyone interested must go through a screening process and then ongoing monitoring. All youth involved also have a family worker they work with and on-call support is available from the Boys and Girls Club at all times. Homes which take part in the program are paid a retainer for being available and a per diem based on the expectations of what housing the youth will require. Anyone interested in taking part is asked to call Erin Dusdal at the Boys and Girls Club at 250-6869114 or visit bgcvic.org. kwells@goldstreamgazette.com

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Elect senate or abolish it In the minds of many Canadians, the purpose of the Canadian Senate is a bit of a mystery. It’s a body that’s not elected, what it accomplishes is less than clear, and news about it only erupts when politicians talk about reform, or more recently, when senators play fast and loose with the purse strings of taxpayers. The original purpose of the Senate was to give a sober second thought to bills passed by elected Members of Parliament, and, according to its website, to bolster underrepresented groups, such as women, aboriginal people and minorities. When it comes to being a champion of aboriginal, women’s or minority rights, the Senate is perhaps the last organization that leaps to mind. As well intentioned as the Senate was when created in 1867, today the body is effectively a patronage system for the ruling party to reward loyal and often high-profile Canadians with prestigious well-paid jobs. A more cynical interpretation is the Senate acts as no more than a slush fund to carry out political favours. This week B.C. Premier Christy Clark reiterated her stance that the Senate should be abolished. She said if that’s not possible, B.C. will start electing its senators in an attempt to bring some validity to the body which cost Canadians $106 million in 2012 (minus the $90,000 paid back by senator Mike Duffy). Prime Minister Stephen Harper has long advocated reforming Senate terms and appointment procedures, or even doing away with it altogether. That hasn’t stopped Harper from appointing 56 Conservative senators (and two elected in Alberta) over his time in office. If Parliament can’t abolish the Senate or it accepts that it has a reason to exist, change is desperately needed. The number of senators per province isn’t based on population and it’s not supposed to be, but the current distribution is all over the map. Does it make sense that New Brunswick and Nova Scotia have 10 senators each and Quebec has 24, while Alberta has six and B.C. has five? For the Senate to have credibility, rather than act as a vehicle for patronage and self-serving party loyalty, each province should have an equal number of elected senators, perhaps two or four each. Senators themselves should not be sitting silent, and should be seeking to reform an institution that has no accountability or credibility in terms of working in the interests of Canadians. 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.

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VicPD deputy accepts challenge to 3,000 to 5,000 false calls per year Last week in the News, Saanich and allowed us to direct scarce Mayor Frank Leonard threw down resources to providing actual police somewhat of an editorial gauntlet service to the community, in front of VicPD with not window dressing. his views on community I’ve been writing for policing and Saanich’s “no nearly four years now on policing call too small” a blog about the work of policy. our officers on the streets Mayor Leonard’s words of Esquimalt and Victoria. were clear enough, but Whether it’s helping an his unspoken implication elderly person get back is also pretty simple: into their bed, or rescuing Saanich provides a dog from an overheated a comprehensive car, I remain amazed at community-based John Ducker the number of “small approach to policing, Guest column calls” our uniformed which works, while response officers routinely Victoria and Esquimalt handle with courteous and diligent provide a limited, reactive call professionalism. response approach, which doesn’t. In addition, as I scan our Unfortunately, most of Mayor organizational chart I see that we Leonard’s assertions are false or inaccurate and I’m mystified why he devote approximately 17 full-time staff members to what I consider feels the need to keep taking these community policing functions, be shots at us. they community resource officers, For example, Mayor Leonard school liaison, integrated outreach asserts that VicPD does not attend teams or volunteer co-ordinators. false alarms, noisy house parties Many of our programs have and break and enters. This is patently untrue. Since Jan. been recognized at the national and international level for 1, VicPD has attended 344 noise their efficiency and innovation. complaints, 233 break and enters Combined with our leadership on and 229 alarms. Why these bald the social media front, I’ll hold our assertions about another police product up against anyone else’s. department’s operations would be Where our responses differ made without checking into the from Mayor Leonard’s policing facts astounds me. philosophies stem from us not For some years now, VicPD has having the luxury of simply ignoring not attended alarm complaints the region’s most difficult crime and where we know to a virtual social problems. certainty they will be false. No one It’s no secret to VicPD members is breaking into the front door of that many of the region’s hardcore a shopping mall or a school at 11 drug dealers, organized criminals a.m. on a day they are wide open and party crowd live in the outlying for business. This has saved our areas, which most certainly taxpayers the costs of responding

includes Saanich. The criminal element of these groups ply their trade on the streets of our downtown core and often retire to the bedroom communities, where not enough attention is paid to them. After 34 years I could fill a police notebook with instances where outlying agencies have either declined outright or simply don’t have the true capacity to deal with serious criminal elements living in their communities, leaving it to VicPD to handle or simply allow the problem to be ignored. The model of regional integration currently being discussed won’t help either. It doesn’t go far enough to include core policing functions such as traffic, identification units, detectives or K9 and how we could use economy of scale to reduce all of our workloads. It unfortunately has remained at the level of things like the dive team, used by VicPD once in the last two years, and other ancillary functions which have virtually no meaningful impact on anyone’s policing services. It also creates a cumbersome process of management by consensus, where four or more people end up being in charge and no one is actually accountable for service delivery. So to respond to Mayor Leonard’s question: “Are you willing to pay for the cost of this community policing model?” My answer is: “I wish I could afford to, by freeing up the taxpayers and officers of Esquimalt and Victoria from having to subsidize your luxury.” John Ducker is deputy chief for administration with the Victoria Police Department.

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LETTERS ‘Greenest neighbourhood’ a fallacy Re: “A one-man green machine” (News, May 17) The first sentence claims “Gordon Head is the greenest neighbourhood in the country.”  What a sad and astonishing statement. Oak Bay-Gordon Head may have elected a Green party candidate, but there is pathetically little evidence to demonstrate that the residents are “green” in any meaningful way. Just putting a blue box at the curb doesn’t cut it. I live in the riding and during the election had a close look at the houses that put up Green party signs. One would expect these residences to stand out as examples of environmentally friendly living. Not so. I have no way of knowing whether Green party voters grow all the food they eat, weave all their own clothes and make their own shoes. But when it comes to transport, I can verify they get around just the same as everyone else. Many homes I checked had multiple vehicles in the driveway and more

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Green party MLA-elect for Oak Bay-Gordon Head, Andrew Weaver, celebrates with party leader Jane Sterk after he was elected May 14. than half had an SUV, the most inefficient and polluting class of passenger vehicles. I saw more pickup trucks than hybrids and not one electric car. It is easy to observe that Green voters behave just like the rest of the population, in which commuters overwhelmingly choose private cars over the bus and only a handful bike to work.  One expects Green party supporters to be avid users of solar power, but I saw only one

or two solar hot-water panels and no solar-electric arrays on any of the houses. Even if they heed Capital Regional District watering restrictions, Green party voters should be keen water conservationists. I saw no evidence of rainwater recovery systems. Planted roofs? Didn’t see one. The riding is characterized by aging, conventionally built, single-family homes on separate lots, normally kept tidy with highly polluting gas mowers and trimmers. If all this makes Gordon Head “the greenest neighbourhood” in Canada, our species is doomed for sure. The past 12 years and the recent election have shown that the B.C. Liberals care little about facts, scientific evidence or the truth. In the face of this and as the only MLA for his party, Andrew Weaver may find, ironically, that his speeches in the legislature achieve little more than an incremental rise in global warming. Don White Saanich

Readers respond: Viewfield biosolids plant option Details still missing from sewage coverage While I appreciate that the News continues to explore the sewage treatment issue, please reflect the complexity of the situation in your editorial. Give us the details about the painstaking and costly studies that were undertaken, because it is my understanding that that is exactly the problem, there were little or no studies and much money has been spent with minimal community involvement. And some of the studies that were done recommend a very different approach than the one the Capital Regional District is bullishly pursuing, i.e. smaller operations throughout the region and extraction of materials for re-use;  the shaming headline that the Esquimalt/Vic West community is passing the sewage buck, while a catchy phrase is very misleading. Historically this area has more than done its share. It has been the site of industries that left a legacy of pollution that is only now being remedied. It is becoming a vibrant community with families proudly reclaiming the older houses and new and innovative housing and businesses, including Dockside Green, that unlike the CRD proposal, produces drinkable water from its more technologically advanced sewage treatment system. I am concerned that

the members of the CRD committee, now that they have spent so much money as well as risked their personal reputations by backing a flawed approach, will no longer be able to make an unbiased decision. Our region voted in 2007 not to have centralized sewage treatment. There is no hurry to do this. Let’s take the time to get it right. We are all in this together and we all live in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Susan Webber Victoria

Other choices available for sewage plants The Viewfield Road site in Esquimalt is the wrong choice for a sludge plant, given its small size as well as close proximity to residences, schools, a grocery store and many other businesses. And no, I am not happy that my house is a mere 400 metres downwind from the site – more than 200 residences are within 600 metres. Perhaps the complete treatment facility could be built on the McLaughlin point site if only DND would release some adjacent land for sludge treatment. That is unlikely to happen, as the release of such lands by the federal government would likely be met by an instantaneous land claim from the relevant First Nations. So why doesn’t the Capital

Regional District expropriate a bigger, better site? Why not build these facilities on any golf club in the area, or the south part of Government House property in Victoria, or in Beacon Hill Park, or Uplands Park, or unused land at the University of Victoria, etc. That will not happen of course – the underlying criterion here appears to be ‘no effluent near the affluent.’ I’m sure that none of the councillors on the CRD sewage committee who are pressing for the Viewfield site live anywhere near it. Just whom are they serving? I hope Esquimalt council does all it can to block the Viewfield site. Roel Hurkens Victoria

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Take a hike with the CRD

A Capital Regional District naturalist will take you on an adultsonly hike at Witty’s Lagoon to explore the low-tide. Hikers will go through a complete circuit of the lagoon and learn the history while

exploring tide pools and wildflowers. Bring a lunch and water. Come with sturdy shoes and meet at the Witty’s Lagoon Nature Centre off Metchosin Rd. The hike is June 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Despite the sometimes serihen Rob and Amanda Stacey first ous issues, Amanda said the focus is always fun. tried to open the “Everyone leaves laughing.” Love Den in Lang– Kyle Wells ford, they had trouble finding a lease space that would have them. Coast Capital Insurance Even offering to pay more bought out by Western than the asking price, it still took the couple more Local customers than six months to of Coast Capital find a space. Insurance Services, “People are afraid a subsidiary of the of the negative hisprovincial credit union, tory of sex stores,” likely won’t see many said Amanda. changes for a while Ten years later, in the wake of the the Love Den has insurance provider’s moved once since sale to Western opening, within the Financial Group. same complex, and Under terms of the Don Descoteau deal, is doing well, busiannounced last Biz Beat ness wise, say the week, Coast Capital owners. Acceptance will retain the name has also been a process, but and branding for at least two the couple now feel a welcomed years and all 242 current part of the community. employees will keep their jobs. “When we came here and The purchase, expected to people popped in and got to close in July, will help Western know us, then I think they realsolidify its presence in B.C., ized we’re just trying to support company president and CEO, the bonding of people,” said Scott Tannas said in a release. Amanda. Western is a subsidiary of The couple have been marDesjardins Group, the largest ried for more than 25 years, financial co-operative in with two grown children, both Canada. of which have worked in the store. Home-cooked dinners People from all walks of life available in meal-size come to the shop, said the Staceys. Because the store carries The Apple Box is in its pornography and does not have second month selling farma separate room for it, people fresh meals to go out of the under 18 are not allowed. Vic West Community Centre Helping people to discover at 521 Craigflower Rd. They their sexuality or overcome sell dinner staples such as problems is the great reward of lasagna, Shepherd’s pie, soups running the store, said Amanda. and side dishes, freshly frozen “They talk to us a lot about for easy transport and storage. personal problems, physical The organic recipes date back problems, emotional problems.” from a great grandmothers’

cookbook. The kitchen is open Tuesday through Friday from noon to 6 p.m., call ahead to order at 250-532-0687 or inquire about delivery.

Naturopathy students help young families Family Naturopathic Clinic has provided free consultation and treatments for low-income families since 2007 and given fourth-year naturopathy students practical experience. The FNC Care Society, a charitable partnership between local naturopathic doctors and Acacia Integrative Heath, is raffling off a “staycation” prize package as a fundraiser for the clinic. Tickets and more information are available online at familynaturopathicclinic.org, at Acacia Integrative Health Clinic, 101-391 Tyee Rd. in Vic West; or Hemp and Company, 1102 Government St. The draw happens June 4.

West Coast food truck comes to Victoria Tacofino, an institution on Vancouver Island’s West Coast, will have a presence in Victoria, thanks to Josh Carlsen and Mike Dawson, formerly with Pig BBQ Joint. The food truck will park in front of Save-OnFoods Memorial Centre and offer the same Mexican-themed menu as the popular Tofinobased outlet, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday. The move coincides with the removal of the Tacofino location at Burrard and Dunsmuir streets in Vancouver. Send your business news to ddescoteau@vicnews.com.

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CRD traffic commission focuses on crotches

The Capital Regional District is targeting drivers who continue to use phones while driving with a new eyebrow-raising public awareness campaign. ‘Crotches Kill’ is the brainchild of the CRD Traffic Safety Commission, targeting drivers who leave phones on their laps in an attempt to evade police officers. “Everyone who sees you looking at your crotch knows exactly what you’re doing, and it’s stupidly dangerous,” said Staff Sgt. Frank Wright, head

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of the Integrated Road Safety Unit. The campaign, which includes TV and radio ads, urges crotch-texting drivers to “wise up, and eyes up,” and to put phones and tablets out of reach before driving.

Power to Be raises $101K at Elk Lake

Power To Be Adventure Therapy Society raised $101,000 for its programs through a corporate adventure race last weekend at Elk/Beaver Lake. Thirty-one corporate teams participated in physical and mental challenges. The money will support nature-based programs for local youth and families living with disabilities. See powertobe.ca.

Others stride for grandmothers

The rhythm of African singing and drumming will reverberate through Centennial Square as grandmothers and others set out to stride two to five kilometres along downtown streets on Saturday, June 8 at 10:30 a.m. Walkers will wear colourful African scarves and kangas to show solidarity for the grandmothers of Africa who walk every day out of necessity. Anyone wishing to join or sponsor a walker may do so by visiting cause2give.unxvision. com. Registration is at 9:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 10:30. The registration cost of $15 includes an African scarf. For more information contact Nelly Woodsworth at petronel@ telus.net.

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Pet Sounds for the B.C. SPCA Victoria Branch presents Younger Than Yesterday, Free Ride and Rock Of Ages tonight (May 31) at 7 p.m. at the Pacific Fleet Club 1587 Lyall St. Donations will be accepted for the SPCA at the show and a portion of ticket sales will also be donated. Tickets available at decadesofrock.net for $10.

Victoria art gallery eyes expansion Board of directors decides to keep facility at its Moss Street location Christine van Reeuwyk News staff

A Victoria institution will root in its historic site on Moss Street, after three decades of seeking space downtown. “We’ve been looking 33 years for a place downtown,” said Jon Tupper, director of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.  “If it didn’t happen in the last 30 years, it’s not going to happen in the next 10 years.” Spencer Mansion was donated by Sarah Spencer in 1951. Today the site includes several adjacent galleries. “It’s a beautiful building, and they have built on the modern additions, so what we need to do is build on that and make it better,” said Joan Huzar, member of the Associates of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, which promotes

neighbourhood – it’s strange but strange in a positive way.” The gallery at 1040 Moss St. is removed from the bustle of downtown, but the director, volunteers and Tourism Victoria don’t see location as a hindrance. “The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is one of Canada’s finest art museums,” said Holly Lenk, manager of travel media relations for Tourism Victoria. “Its location, just five minutes outside of downtown Victoria, is easily accessible and just a couple of blocks from Don Denton/Black Press Craigdarroch Castle.” Besides, pedestrian Art Gallery of Greater Victoria director Jon Tupper: ‘It’s a beautiful location. It’s unique – we’re in a residential neighbourhood – it’s strange traffic isn’t a consideration, Tupper but strange in a positive way.’ said. “When people leave “If we had an extra 10,000 square and fundraises for the gallery. their door or their hotel room they feet we could stay here another 10 After a feasibility study, know exactly where they’re going,” architects said it would be unlikely years and maybe longer,” Tupper he said. “They will look you up and said. “It’s a beautiful location. It’s to create the necessary space they will find you.” unique – we’re in a residential within the existing structure.

Tourists only make up 25 per cent of visitors to the gallery. “We’re here for our local community first and foremost that’s our primary audience,” Tupper said. Space for more functions and programs would also generate revenue, he added. Currently the gallery is 40 per cent government funded. “Right now we see government’s retreating more and more from being involved in culture … We have to fill that in,” Tupper said. “We have to be able to keep the doors open.” With the decision to stay, last fall the gallery issued a request for proposals seeking architects who could add the required space, while maintaining the look of the neighbourhood. “We’re not doing a good job of that,” Tupper said, citing the Moss Street side as an example. “It needs to be fixed up so it looks a little bit more like the neighbourhood … make it a real gem of a building … that’s in harmony with the place we’re situated.” editor@goldstreamgazette.com

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Barney Bentall and the Legendary Hearts hit the stage next month at the Mary Winspear Centre. The show, presented by Rock.It Boy Entertainment and 100.3 the Q!, features the Vancouver-based Bentall, who has been creating music since 1978. The band's debut album featured three songs, Something to Live For, House of Love (is Haunted) and Come Back to Me, that became instant hits and the six albums that followed were also

well-received. Their self-titled debut reached platinum status in Canada and garnered a Juno Award for Most Promising Group of the Year in 1989. In addition, the group was nominated for a Genie Award for Restless Dreamer in 1990. The Sidney show includes special guest Nicola Linde, a powerful singer, songwriter and musician. Her intense lyrics are delivered with big vocals. An artist with an edge, her perspective is definitely female. With a strong stance and assertive delivery, she has the energy and passion to stand

out from the crowd. With such songs as Cream For Your Coffee, This Time and The Other Woman, Linde reveals her thoughts on being a young woman today in a way that transcends gender. She gives forth on love gone wrong and jobs that didn’t go right, heartache, soul-searching and triumph with songs that are raw, confessional and emotional. For more information, go to barneybentall.com. For tickets to the show ($37.50) on Wednesday, June 5 at 7 p.m. call 250-656-0275 or go to.marywinspear.ca. reporter@peninsulanewsreview.com

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An enthusiastic hybrid vehicle owner from Saanich is launching a “Prius and Tesla Club” for Victoria. Heinz Nussbaumer, who bought a Prius hybrid car last September, and is trying unite hybrid and electric vehicle drivers together to trade advice and information on what are still evolving technologies. Nussbaumer said he’s primarily focusing on Prius and Telsa drivers, since Prius was the first mainstream hybrid, but is open to anyone with any model hybrid or electric vehicle. “I’m interested in meeting other hybrid owners. I think we’d have a lot in common,” said Nussbaumer, who lives in Gordon Head. Having Tesla owners show up is more aspirational than realistic – Nussbaumer said Victoria might have one or two Tesla vehicles, and the closest place to buy one is Seattle. “This is my wife’s car,” he said, referring to the Prius. “My goal is to drive a Tesla.” Check out www. meetup.com/PriusTesla-Club-Victoria or meet at My Chosin Cafe on Sunday at 11 a.m., 4492 Happy Valley Rd, in Metchosin. editor@saanichnews.com


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Belmont leaps to provincials Five and 11 are lucky numbers for Megan Koblun. Both marked significant strides for the track athlete in her final year at Belmont secondary, scoring a spot at provincials as well as a scholarship. She first dabbled in track and field in Grade 4 and began to take it seriously in Grade 7. Now in Grade 12, the 17-yearold long jumper and triple jumper broke her personal record for long jump, leaping exactly five metres during Island Championships. The jump earned her a spot at provincial championships. “It’s awesome, I have been wanting to break five metres for a while,” Koblun said. The week before, she broke her triple jump record with an exact 11-metre finish during Lower Island

Championships. “A triple jump is when you add a hop, step and a jump to it,” she explained. Her athletic performance earned her a scholarship to the University of Regina in the fall. “Megan has been serious about track and field for a long time and she puts in a lot of time and effort into her training,” said Belmont coach Tiffany Evans. Koblun is also on the Pacific Athletics track and field team. Belmont high jumper Riley Gestwa, Grade 11, also earned a spot on the provincial team. “He has an incredible natural ability, he is competing against Grade 12 students,” Evans said. The two-day provincial competition is in Langley starting May 31. charla@goldstreamgazette.com

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Langford dominates in Richmond Charla Huber News staff

The Langford Midget C1 team are golden after winning the Richmond Girls Softball Tournament. It was the first time the team attended the tournament and the first year many of the players have been on a team

together. The girls earned a bye into semi-finals by winning three games and ending the other in a tie last Saturday. “It was really good competition and it was a really tight tournament all around,” said Dave Saunders, one of the coaches. “Our girls were hitting so hard they broke two bats.”

In the semi-finals the team defeated Fleetwood 8-5 to move on to finals against Richmond a team they tied the day before. They dominated on Sunday, winning 12-1. “This is great for the girls (who) this is their last year playing and they will age out of minor sports,” said Saunders. charla@goldstreamgazette.com

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Two local boxers off to nationals Ten boxers netted fights at the National Amateur Boxing Championships after competing in the provincial championships in Colwood last weekend. The competition was held at Olsen’s Gym in Colwood and 37 bouts were held May 24 to 26. Robert Taylor and Jacob Varga, who train at Olsen’s Gym, will be fighting at the nationals in Regina in October. More than 80 boxers and their coaches attended the provincials. charla@goldstream gazette.com

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Holly Henry’s experience at the inaugural Western High School Canadian Triathlon Championship was a chilly one. The 14-year-old student of Mount Douglas secondary was first out of the water after the 500-metre swim in the super sprint division, the newly added high school event at the Subaru Shawnigan Lake Triathlon on Sunday. Henry looked in control as she remained in first after the 10-kilometre bike too, before she lost function in her fingers, and couldn’t transition fast enough from the bike to the four-km run. “I had a really good swim and had a 45-second lead on the next girl after the bike but when I got to the (final) transition I couldn’t take my helmet off and put my shoes on because my fingers were frozen,” Henry said. “I had to ask an official to help me take off my helmet.” Because of the slow transition she dropped from first to fourth. Among those who passed her were little sister Hannah, 13, who attends Arbutus middle school. Hannah finished second and Holly fourth. “I was disappointed with the

result, but it was still really fun and second pro woman behind LadyI know with triathlons these things smith’s Tenille Hoogland. With triathlon growing expohappen sometimes,” Holly said. Cowichan Bay’s Desirae Ride- nentially in recent years, it was nour went on to win the girls super the high schoolers who created sprint, one of two divisions cre- a buzz around the event, particuated for the Western High School larly with the adult participants, championship. Hannah beat out who are supportive of the sport’s third-place Abby Speirs of Stelly’s rise with the younger crowd. “It was really fun by a second. to watch the youth The super sprint prepare for their first (500 m swim, 20 km triathlon and have bike and four km run) their families here to for students 14 and 15 cheer them on,” said years old is shorter race director Sarah than the sprint disMalerby. tance (750 m swim, Holly will be a 20 km bike and five favourite when she km run), for Grade 10 returns to the Shawnito 12 students, aged gan Lake senior race 16 to 19. next year. She won Graduating Specthe 2012 B.C. Summer trum Community Games triathlon for School student 14 and 15 year olds Meghan Kinghorn won the sprint and Paul Tedrick Photography and her passion for a $500 scholarship. Meghan Kinghorn the sport is as high Vancouver’s Carsten winning the high as ever. “I’ve been doing Lapointe was the top school sprint race at triathlons since I was sprint male, and was Shawnigan Lake. eight years old and an impressive fourth I’ve haven’t gotten bored of them overall in the sprint category. In the pro Half Ironman, multi- yet. I’m looking forward to racing time winner and defending Shawni- in the junior elite level next year gan Lake champ Adam O’Meara of because the distances become Victoria was edged out by first- longer and it’s more competitive,” year pro Justin Birks of Penticton. she said. This week Holly is representing Victoria’s Janet Nielson was the

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Mount Douglas secondary student Holly Henry gets ready for a high school track and field competition at UVic’s Centennial Stadium last month. Henry is at the track provincials today. Mount Doug at the track and field provincial championships, competing above her bantam age level in the senior girls steeplechase. “What’s starting to happen is high school triathlon clubs are popping up across the country,” said Subaru Tri Series race organizer Paul Regensburg, who

helped create the high school triathlon event at Shawnigan Lake. “This gives those clubs a goal event for the school year. “There aren’t a lot of triathlons during the school season. The vision is to have 100 schools participating.” sports@vicnews.com

Series opens with time trial Travis Paterson

time on the five-kilometre Rumble Time Trial. But this year he’ll be without a It’s the little things that make time trial bike due to the logistics of his upcoming race season in a big difference in cycling races. There’s the smooth surfaces of England and Europe. TT bikes are designed specifically painted crosswalks for shorter courses and manhole covand are more aerodyers on Yates Street, namic, he said. made brutally slick “I certainly want with a splash of rain. to repeat as the time There’s the decision trial and overall winof when to time an ner this weekend, but escape attempt from it’s going to be tough. the group. I don’t know if I can And then there’s win the time trial on the weapon of choice. my road bike, but I’ll Many of the elite go for it,” he said. cyclists competing The TT goes tonight in this weekend’s Rob Britton on Dallas Road, the Robert Cameron Law Cycling Series fall into two first of the series’ three events. groups: those with time trial Saturday is the Westhills Cycling Classic in Metchosin, which doubikes and those without. Last year’s winner of the time bles as the B.C. Road Cycling trial, Rob Britton, a Victoria based Championships. Sunday is the pro, holds the vaunted distinc- series’ flagship race, the Bastion tion of beating Ryder Hesjedal’s Square Grand Prix, a 900-metre

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Luke Koolman rides on the Yates Street leg of the Bastion Square Grand Prix, with Evan Carey, left, and Hilary Wille, middle.

criterium which connects Fort, Government, Yates and Wharf streets. Last year Britton, who races for Team Raleigh, was first in the TT, second in the road race and fifth in the Grand Prix. Crits aren’t generally his favourite, but Sunday’s Bastion Grand Prix is as rider friendly as they get in North America, he said. “I raced in a crit that was 1.1 kilometres, with nine corners. It was pretty hairy, so I can’t complain about the Bastion Grand Prix, though it does have crash corner. You always have to be careful.” Crashes have happened in many parts of the Grand Prix but the corner of Yates and Wharf is particularly dangerous. It’s also a great viewing spot for the race. Elite women start at noon, men at 1 p.m. Tonight’s time trial begins at 6 p.m. with the elite men and women going at 7:25 p.m. sports@vicnews.com


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Leigh Mueller is getting back in the ring Friday night, this time for a world title belt. The 31-year-old kickboxer and karate instructor at Canada’s Best Karate has been prize fighting for most of his adulthood, and this is his first time contesting for the World International Sport Kickboxing Association super welterweight title. Mueller faces Kalon Milne in the headliner of Friday night’s (May 31) Hurricane Fight League kickboxing event in the curling rink at Archie Browning Sports Centre in Esquimalt. The Hurricane Fight League is a local promotion with a handful of events to its name and with an

ning,” Kieran added. Karate is a family affair for the Mueller brothers, whose dad Bob earned his black belt with former world champ and local promoter and instructor Stan Peterec, a family friend. Kieran expects between 500 to 700 people to show up. “Whenever we put on a show it’s a clean event, a fun family event. We have a lot of talented fighters and it should be a great night.” Two more local titles will be on the line. Tyler Nicholson versus James Sebunyana for the Hurricane Fight League super lightweight belt and Bryan Colwell versus Tony Patterson for the HFL cruiserweight title. Doors at 6, fights at 6:15 p.m. sports@vicnews.com

emphasis on kickboxing. “I’m expecting the fight of my life and expect it to be tough, but I’m ready and I’m excited,” Mueller said. Mueller has previously held the B.C. International Kickboxing Federation title and is a regular on the Victoria fight scene. His top kickboxing student, Suraj Bangarh, will also fight for a World ISKA belt, against Kayne Young from New Zealand in the super lightweight category. “(Bangarh’s) title fight is in the middle of the event, the seventh of 14 fights, so Bangarh and Mueller can be each other’s cornermen,” said event coorganizer Kieran Mueller, Leigh’s younger brother. “It works out well with a title fight at the midpoint of the eve-

Goddesses on the run in Langford on Sunday The Victoria Goddess Run returns for the second year on Sunday (June 2). This year’s race starts and ends at the Rugby Canada Centre of Excellence at Westhills Stadium in Langford, 3024 Glen Lake Rd. More than 3,500 women have signed up for the combined events. Early starters for the half-marathon (21.5 kilometres) begin at 7:30 a.m., with the regular half-marathon start at 8. The 10 km starts at 8. The five km race starts at 9:45 a.m. and the finish line closes at 11:30 a.m. Maps of the race routes are online at victoriagoddess.com.

Coach returns to Royals Rob Milliken will be back behind the bench of the South Island Royals for the 2013-14 B.C. Major Midget League Season. The former pro hockey player previously coached the Royals, formerly known as the S.I. Thunderbirds, from 2005 until 2010. Milliken will assume an assistant coach role aside head coach Geoff Grimwood.

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COMMUNITY GARAGE Sale at Caleb Pike Heritage Park, 1589 Millstream Rd, Sat & Sun, June 1 & 2, 10-4pm. To book a table/$5. Gwenn at (250)474-7601. Great Deals!

FOR SALE BY OWNER

JUST BUILT family home in downtown Langford, 10 year warranty, across park, 3 bed, 3 bath, family room, potential suite, garage, 2200 sq.ft. $459,900. Call 250-216-4415.

Garage Sales

1800 Hobby Rd (Centennial Park)

GARAGE SALES SATURDAY June 1st Multi family Garage Sale, rain or shine, 2855 Knotty Pine, 9am-1pm

FIRST BAPTIST Church- 875 North Park Street, Treasure and Bake Sale. 9 am - 1 pm, Saturday, June 1, 2013.

REEL LAWNMOWER. New, $55. Environmentally friendly! 250-652-4621.

ARBUTUS, CYPRESS, fir, hardwoods. Seasoned. Call 250-661-7391.

GARDENER’S PARADISE 1 acre. 4-bdrm character home, 1800 sq.ft. Wired shop, Shed. 1720 Swartz Bay Rd., $555,000. (250)656-1056.

FULL SET of drywall tools+ extras, texture machine, open to offers. (250)478-8921.

FREE FURNITURE. You pickup. Call 250-595-5734.

FUEL/FIREWOOD

COLLEGE HEIGHTS. Beautiful Ocean & City views. 4bdrms + 2bdrm suite. Easy to buy. 0% down. (250)753-0160 for more info.

COZY COTTAGE on 2.14 acres a stone’s throw from the ocean. This 800sqft, 2 bedroom home was completely renovated in 2007 with new electric, plumbing, bathroom, kitchen, roof, etc. It is close to schools, a corner store, and neighbourhood pub and is only 5 kms to downtown Courtenay. The property is zoned for 2 dwellings so you could live in the cottage while building your dream home and after rent out the cottage for extra revenue. Gardener’s paradise with several heritage fruit trees, berries, grape vines and beautiful roses. The Royston area received a grant this year to put in sewer. (778)428-1159.

SAANICH: 1143 McBriar Ave., Sat., June 1st, 9am-1pm. Moving sale, great deals! COLLEGE HEIGHTS. 3-level, 4bdrm +1bdrm suite. Beautiful Ocean & City views. 0% Down! Easy to buy. Call (250)753-0160 for more info.

SAANICH. SAT & SUN., June 1 & 2, 9am-2pm. Household goods, clothing, linens, plants, magazines, books, etc. 667 Vanalman Ave., no early birds!

TILLICUM AREA- 406 Obed Ave, Sat, June 1, 8am-3pm. Something for everyone! Appliances to tables, priced to go


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NEAR COOK St. village, new 2 bdrm 5 apls prvt fenced yard small pet ok $1400 N/S. Refs. Avail. June 1. 250-383-8800

WANTED TO Rent: no steps home with 2 bathrooms and find a true close friend for senior widow. (778)433-0614.

2007 CUSTOM Chev HHR. Excellent condition. Loaded. White. 119,000 km, mostly hwy driven. On-Star. $11,900 firm. 250-755-5191.

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MUST SEE: 3 Bdrm, 1 1/2 Bath, sep. office with private entry nestled in Qualicum Woods. Just 5 mins to Village, beach, forest & 2 golf courses. Low maint. gardens, fenced backyard, offers privacy & peaceful surrounding. Lots of updates & reno’s, infra-red sauna in garage. $349,000.00 If interested call:250-594-5654

Sidney luxury Condo- beautiful 2 Bdrms, 2 full baths, close to downtown, ocean views. #201-9942-Third St. $498,000. 778-351-1239 ID#192331 www.propertyguys.com

GORDON HEAD- (4062 Feltham Pl) 3 bdrm Rancher, w/appls, F/P, garage. Close to Uvic, Shelbourne. $519,000. Move-in now, Motivated seller. MLS #321255. 250-514-3286.

WATER VIEW FROM EVERY WINDOW; Must see 2 year old Westhills home in pristine condition. 2261 sq’ 4 bdrm, 4 baths incl. custom master ensuite with 6’ whirlpool tub. Legal 1 bdrm. suite with sep. entrance incl. W/D; Many extras. everything still under warranty. OPEN HOUSE Friday. Sat & Sunday 12.30 - 4pm for more info.call 778-433-1767 or go to propertyguys.com ID#192352------ 3042 Waterview Close

TOWNHOUSE $389,500. Motivated sellers! Will pay 3%/1.5% to buyers agent. MLS #320099. 20-1950 Cultra Ave, Saanichton. For viewing call 250-818-7038 online: propertyguys.com id# 192357.

OTTER POINT RV Trailer Park. 40’ park model trailer (no pad fees) 3 slide outs + 30’x52’ lot, finished deck & shed in new condition. Open to offers. Call 306-290-8764.

RENTALS

HOUSES FOR SALE Incredible 5 acre treed PARK-LIKE PROPERTY with Well-Maintained Furnished Home 1500 sq.ft, 3-bdrm, 2 bath. Extremely close to Pristine Cowichan Lake, in the town of Caycuse. Perfect for recreational property or full time living. Motivated seller $378,800. Exceptionally low yearly cost. Not leased land. Call 250-745-3387 smartytwo@hotmail.com

HOMES WANTED

APARTMENT/CONDO 2 bedroom Apt for rent on Tree’s Property on the Alberni hwy $600.00 per month 250-954-9547

LANGFORD. TOP flr 2 bdrm, 2 bath furn’d Condo. Near shopping, restaurants, Royal Roads University. 10 foot Cathedral ceilings, secure underground prkg, in-suite laundry. $1250 mo. 250-743-5182. SIDNEY. PATIO condo 45+, 1100 sq.ft. Upgraded 2-bdrm, 2 bath. N/P. Heat, H/W, locker, parking. $1350.(250)654-0230

GOLDSTREAM AREA: 1400 sq ft, newly furnished, w/d, d/w, a/c, big deck & yard, hidef TV, parking. $650 inclusive. Ray 778-433-1233.

LANGFORD: 2-BDRM, in suite laundry, parking, lots of closets. NS/NP. $1100. heat & lights incld. (250)686-4445.

NORTH SAANICH- 1 bdrm bsmt suite, $750+ utils, W/D, close to bus route. NS/NP. Avail June 15. (250)656-5475. SIDNEY: 2 bdrm, lrg backyard, gardens. 12x12 insulated shed. N/S. $1100+ utils. Avail. June 15th. Call 250-888-5972.

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2000, 26’ Golden Falcon 5th wheel, 3 way fridge, slide out, new hot water 10gal tank, queen bed. In exc. cond. Stored in Ladysmith. $7200 firm. Call (250)580-2566.

MARIGOLD AREA- 1 bdrm, shared lndry, quiet. NS/NP. $850, May 1. 250-727-6217.

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SOOKE. 1-BR. Quiet street. N/S. Pet welcome. Near bus. $750 inclusive. 250-642-4513. 250-217-8881.

Spots available at great rates. Daily, weekly, monthly. Pool, Hot tub, exercise room, laundry, putting green, hiking, fishing. Free coffee in one of the best clubhouses on the island. Nanaimo area. www.resortonthelake.com 250-754-1975 or

RECREATIONAL VEHICLES FOR SALE

ESQUIMALT, MAIN floor Character suite, N/S, cat ok, $800 incls utils. (250)385-2846

TOWNHOUSES BEAUTIFUL LIVE / WORK Loft-style townhouse, Reflections Building, Langford. 1629 sq.ft. 19’ ceilings, 3-bdrm + den. 2 baths, laundry rm, huge kitchen, 4 SS Appl’s, granite c tops, F/P, patio, dbl garage. 2 ground lvl entrances, rooftop pool and running track. Close to schools, Colwood Golf Club. All amenities incl. NS/NP. $1850./mo. I year lease. Avail July 1st. Call (250)516-6813.

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SPORTS & IMPORTS 2004 FORD MUSTANG Convertible, 40th anniversary Special Edition. Black Beauty! 56,000 km, V-6 automatic, new soft top, fully loaded. $11,500 obo. Serious inquiries only. 250-474-1293, Barb.

16’ DOUBLE Eagle. 2006 50HP, Yamaha 35 hrs. 2010 Roadrunner Trailer, $7800 (firm). Call (250)889-0711. $$$$ BOATS WANTED $$$$ ALSO OUTBOARDS AND TRAILERS. CASH BUYER. $$$$$ 250-544-2628 $$$$$

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GARDEN OVERGROWN? Weeding, lawn cuts, cleanups, pruning. John Kaiser 250-478-7314, 250-812-8236. HEDGES & EDGES- Residential only. Gardening, shrubs, hedges, mulch etc. Reliable and conscientious. References available. Call (778)425-0013.

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HANDYPERSONS AL’S AVAILABLE to update your home. Kitchens, baths, basements, etc. Licensed & Insured. Al 250-415-1397. BIG BEAR Handyman. Decks, Stairs, Painting, General household repairs. Free estimate. Call Barry 250-896-6071

HAULING AND SALVAGE $20 & Up Garbage & Garden waste removal. Senior Disc. Free estimates. 250-812-2279. JUNK REMOVAL 7 days / wk. Fast Service, Best Prices!! Free quotes. (250)857-JUNK.

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PARRY’S HAULING We haul it all - FREE estimates. Call Shawn 250-812-7774 SAVE-A-LOT HAULING Furniture, appliance, garden waste, we take it all! Always lowest rate, senior discount. Brad 250-217-9578.

HOME IMPROVEMENTS CARPENTRY, DRYWALL, kitchen/bath, wood floors, tiles, plumbing, renos 250-213-6877

M&S OXFORD Home/Commercial Reno’s & Painting. Patio’s, Decks, Sheds, Hardwood and Trim. 25 yrs exp. Quality Guar. 250-213-5204. NO JOB too small. Multi unit to Home Renos. Free Est’s. Call Green Bird Development. (250)661-1911. RENOS BY Don, 25 yrs exp. New, renos, repairs, decks, fencing, bathrooms, kitchens. Senior discounts. Licensed, Insured, WCB, 250-588-1545. THE MOSS MAN ChemicalFree Roof De-Mossing & Gutter Cleaning since 1996. Call 250-881-5515. Free estimates! www.mossman.ca

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MOVING & STORAGE (250)889-5794. DIAMOND Dave Moving- 2 men, 5 ton, $85/hr. 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. WRIGHT BROS Moving. $80/HR, 2 men/3 ton. Seniors discount. Philip (250)383-8283

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

FREE ESTIMATES. Reasonable. Reliable. No job too small. Call 250-388-5544.

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

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OPENHOUSES Published Every Thursday

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

Find more details on the Open Houses below in the May 30 - June 5 edition of Real Estate Victoria

207-1545 Pandora, $125,000

345 Glenairlie Dr, $529,900

Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Rick Couvelier, 250-477-0921

636 Belton, $429,900

Saturday 12-2 Royal LePage Coast Capital Pat Meadows, 250-592-4422

pg. 12

1146 Richardson St. $345,000$584,000

Sunday, June 9, 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Peggy O’Connor, 250-744-1300

pg. 6

602-647 Michigan St, $185,000

pg. 11

pg. 6

1632 Richardson St, $689,000

pg. 1

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

Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate David Dand 250 477-7291

pg. 11

Saturday 11-1 Pemberton Holmes Rick Couvelier, 250-477-0921

105-225 Belleville, $449,000

pg. 10

Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Alli Munro, 250-477-5353

pg. 9

pg. 9

402-2757 Quadra, $199,900

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

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

pg. 10

pg. 12

pg. 8

Saturday, June 08, 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Peggy O’Connor, 250-744-1300

pg. 13

1023 Decosta, $639,000 Sunday 2-4 Fair Realty Ray Kong, 250-590-7011

pg. 26

Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Dorothee Friese, 250-477-7291

pg. 11

Sunday 2-4 Fair Realty Kevin Ramsay, 250-217-5091

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Jason Binab, 250-744-3301

pg. 6

1909 Duchess, $575,000

Saturday & Sunday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Shaunna Jones, 250-888-4628

Sunday 12-2 Re/Max Camosun Julia Abraham, 250-744-3301

pg. 12

pg. 12

pg. 5

Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Doug Poruchny, 250-474-4800

pg. 17

pg. 12

309-1400 Newport Ave, $314,000

211-2757 Quadra

pg. 10

Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Fran Jeffs, 250-744-3301

Sunday 2-4 Sutton group West Coast Deborah Kline, 250-661-7680

pg. 6

106-520 Dunedin, $159,900

pg. 15

pg. 9

307-101 Nursery Hill, $339,000 pg. 6

pg. 15

Saturday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Frank Chan, 250-477-7291

Saturday & Sunday 1-4 Sutton Group West Coast James Gardiner (250) 507-4333

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

Saturday 2-4 JONESco Real Estate Marilyn Ball, 250-655-7653

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

pg. 27

Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Don Thome, 250 477-5353

304-1618 North Dairy, $328,800

914 Graythorpe, $634,900 pg. 6

pg. 17

pg. 10

pg. 1

Daily 1:30-4 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Jennifer Scheck, 250-477-1100

pg. 14

pg. 25

pg. 15

Sunday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Rosemarie Colterman 250 592-4422

Saturday 2-4 RE/MAX Camosun Rene Blais, 250-655-0608

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204-651 Jolly, $189,900 pg. 8

47-4125 Interurban

pg. 16

316 Brunswick Pl, $474,900 pg. 15

1228 Mariposa Ave, $759,000 Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Colin Walters, 250-479-3333

pg. 19

959 Peggy Anne Cres, $523,900 Sunday 2-4 Newport Realty Sandy Berry, 250-818-8736

5611 Batu Rd, $1,075,000

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Brad Maclaren, 250-727-5448 pg. 3

Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Jeff Shaw, 250-474-6003

125 Crease Ave, $449,000

Saturday 12:30-2 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Gray Rothnie, 250-477-1100

pg. 25

7282 Veyaness, $529,000

3972 South Valley, $675,000

Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Cheryl Bejcar, 250-592-4422 pg. 1

Saturday 2-4 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911

Sunday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Shelly Reed, 250-213-7444

Sunday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Kim Mohns, 250-479-3333

11061 Salal, $729,000

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

pg. 25

6672 Wallace

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Cheryl Laidlaw 250 474-4800

pg. 19

102-9960 Fourth St, $369,000 Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Linda Egan, 250-655-0608

pg. 18

202-2779 Stautw Rd, $149,500 Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Ltd. Eileen Jespersen, 250-686-4820

pg. 18

1143 Clarke Rd, $421,900 Sunday 2-4 Newport Realty Sandy Berry, 250-818-8736

pg. 15

pg. 15

108-1224 Muirfield Pl, $629,000 pg. 8

Saturday 11-1 Re/Max Camosun Jason Binab, 250-744-3301

98-7701 Central Saanich, $149,000 Saturday 1-2 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911

463 Avery, $359,900 pg. 25

9706 Fifth St, $584,900 Saturday & Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Craig Walters, 250-655-0608 pg. 14

pg. 5

Tuesday-Saturday 1-3 Gordon Hulme Realty Don King 250-516-1202

pg. 18

pg. 13

pg. 10

pg. 14

Sunday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Barbara Ronald 250 744-8211

pg. 8

Saturday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Deidra Junghans, 250-474-6003

pg. 21

33-2500 Florence Lake, $93,000 pg. 25

10397 Allbay, $929,000

Saturday 1-2 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911

pg. 21

2688 Deville, $229,900

102-9900 Fifth, $169,000 Saturday 3-4 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911

Saturday 12:30-2 SmartMove Real Estate Gary Brown, 250-380-6683

741-951 Goldstream

9766 Fourth St.

4959 Arsenault Pl, $599,000 Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Fair Realty Bruce McCalla, 250-885-8487

pg. 18

29-10520 McDonald Park, $534,000

413-4529 West Saanich Rd, $379,000

Saturday & Sunday 12-2 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Colin Walters, 250-479-3333

3315 Cook St, $389,800 Sunday 1-3 Fair Realty Diana Winger, 250-999-3683

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Shelley Mann, 250-744-3301

9948 Swiftsure Pl, $515,000 pg. 16

Saturday 11-1 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Ally Guevin, 250-477-7291

Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Angele Munro, 250-384-8124

3316 Quadra St, $292,900

4030/4040 Borden St

Saturday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Kathryn Alexander, 250-881-4440

Saturday & Sunday 1:30-3:30 RE/MAX Camosun Valerie Edwards, 250-477-9947

pg. 19

301-9751 Fourth St, $249,900

20-759 Sanctuary, $519,000

Saturday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Joanne Brodersen, 250-477-7291

1801 Laval Ave, $439,888 pg. 26

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

Saturday 2-4 & Sunday 11-1 Macdonald Realty Ltd Eleanor V Smith, 250-818-6662

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Cathy Duncan & Associates 250-658-0967

Saturday 2:30-4 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Gray Rothnie, 250-477-1100

pg. 18

14-1144 Verdier, $348,000 pg. 13

3672-1507 Queensbury, $534,900

3963 Juan De Fuca Terr.

Sunday 3-4 Holmes Realty Michele Holmes, 250-656-0911 Sunday 2-4 Fair Realty Ltd Colin Lagadyn, 250-590-9194

Sunday 2:30-4:30 Sutton Group West Coast Realty June Wing, 250-479-3333

3-1998 Ferndale Rd.

Sunday 2-4 Macdonald Realty Ltd Eleanor V Smith, 250-818-6662

Tuesday-Saturday 1-3 Gordon Hulme Realty Don King 250-516-1202

1583 Brodick Cres.

1801 Laval, $439,888

5401 Fowler, $529,900

Sunday 12-2 Pemberton Holmes Ltd. Andrew Plank, 250-360-6106

306-75 Songhees, $698,000

pg. 17

4692 Firbank, $799,000

Tuesday-Sunday 1-3 Royal Lepage Coast Capital James Liu 250 477-5353

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Lynne Sager 250 744-3301

244 King George, $1,175,000

402-1241 Fairfield Rd, $278,500

pg. 14

Saturday 2-4 Boorman’s Rod Hay, 250-595-1535

Saturday & Sunday 2-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Bill Knowles, 250-656-0131

9766 Fourth St.

Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Dennis Guevin, 250-477-7291

5101-2829 Arbutus

1620 Mortimer St, $489,000

4675 McMorran, $739,000

Sunday 2-4 Coldwell Banker Slegg Realty Charles Murray, 250-812-8983 Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Susan Carley, 250-477-7291

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

982 Mckenzie, $299,900

958 Oliver, $689,000

2-1041 Southgate, $429,900

pg. 26

4009 Cedar Hill Rd, $529,900 pg. 6

pg. 1

110-1505 Church St, $209,000

1590 Ash Rd, $1,099,000 pg. 14

324-2245 James White, $165,000

3648 Doncaster Dr, $849,000

Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Dorothee Friese, 250-477-7291

4374 Wildflower, $924,888 pg. 12

133-2345 Cedar Hill X, $479,000 pg. 11

pg. 14

4401 Colleen, $675,000

4011 Birring, $899,500 pg. 12

742 Oliver St.

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Brian Meredith-Jones 250 477-1100

Saturday 12-2 Sutton group West Coast Deborah Kline, 250-661-7680

Saturday 2-4 Duttons & Co. Real Estate Ltd. 250-383-7100

3505 Richmond Rd.

5178 Rambler Rd., $899,900

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Pat Meadows, 250 592-4422

948 Mckenzie Ave, $559,000

Saturday 11-1 Macdonald Realty Ltd Eleanor V Smith, 250 818-6662

3476 Plymouth, $965,000

654 Langford, $369,000

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

pg. 13

2-921 Colville Rd, $457,900

Saturday 11-1 Fair Realty Kevin Ramsay, 250-217-5091

2043 Milton St., $529,000

74 Bay, $474,800

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

1250 Craigflower, $409,900

4901 Sea Ridge, $599,000

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

pg. 11

Saturday 2-4 RE/MAX Camosun April Prinz, 250-744-3301

Sunday 11:30-1:30 Newport Realty Geoff Martinson, 250-385-2033

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

304-1663 McKenzie, $382,500

1304 Carnsew

Saturday 2-4 Sutton group West Coast Komal Dodd, 250-479-3333

22-899 Royal Oak, $598,800

101-3880 Quadra St.

107-2930 Cook St, $324,900 pg. 11

pg. 7

4956 Lochside, $549,900

376 Sylvia, $699,900

Saturday 12:30-2:30 Pemberton Holmes Paul Whitney, 250-889-2883

1072 Colville Rd, $495,000

Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Anna Bjelde, 250-592-4422

903 Collinson, $555,000

Sunday 1-3 Victoria Classic Realty Shaun Lees 250 386-1997

Sunday 2-4 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Jackie Adkins, 250-477-5353

pg. 13

105-439 Cook St pg. 10

1090 Holmes, $535,000

804 Beckwith, $519,900

Saturday 10-12 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Michael Luyt, 250-216-7547

Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Paul Holland, 250-884-9667

113-21 Erie St, $512,000 pg. 9

410-999 Burdett, $569,000

Sunday 2-4 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Pat Meadows, 250 592-4422

Saturday 1-3 Burr Properties Ltd John McMillan, 250 382-8838

Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Jason Binab, 250-744-3301

5-216 Russell, $459,900

402-828 Rupert, $392,000 pg. 11

801-75 Songhees, $898,000

Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Cheryl Bejcar, 250-592-4422

pg. 13

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Cathy Duncan & Associates 250-658-0967

205-3260 Quadra, $199,900

204-1715 Richmond, $230,000

Sunday 2-4 Newport Realty Geoff Martinson, 250-385-2033

Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Paul Holland, 250-592-4422

4030/4040 Borden St

134 Gibraltar Bay, $539,900

Saturday - Monday noon - 5 pm Macdonald Realty Helene Roy, 250 883-2715

T504-66 Songhees Rd, $450,000

Saturday 2-4 Newport Realty Gordon Lee 250-385-2033

Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Ltd. Kara Ronse, 250-686-6227

733A Humboldt (200 Douglas)

Saturday & Sunday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Shaunna Jones, 250-888-4628

Saturday & Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Susanna Crofton, 250-888-6648

pg. 9

1-137 Gorge, $208,500

Saturday 2-4 Royal LePage Coast Capital Mark McDougall, 250-588-8588

OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY www.vicnews.com • A23

Saturday 1-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Michael Luyt, 250-216-7547

pg. 26

637 Rason, $479,900 pg. 25

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

pg. 21


A24 • www.vicnews.com

Friday, May 31, 2013 - GOLDSTREAM

OPENHOUSES

649 Jadel, $424,900

Sunday 2-4 RE/MAX Camosun Deborah Coburn, 250-812-5333

27-3650 Citadel, $689,900 pg. 2

2006 Hannington Rd, $649,900 Sunday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Brad Maclaren, 250-727-5448

3-2563 Millstream, $330,000

117-643 Granderson, $349,000

pg. 20

Saturday 12:30-2 SmartMove Real Estate Gary Brown, 250-380-6683

pg. 21

Saturday 11-1 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Jeff Shaw, 250-474-6003

pg. 27

Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Ltd. Tricia Basi, 250-384-8124

pg. 10

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

pg. 3

pg. 21

Sunday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Ltd. Debbie Henselin, 250-384-8124

pg. 19

pg. 19

pg. 1

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

2419 Mill Bay Rd, $749,900 Sunday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Doug Poruchny, 250-474-4800

pg. 19

pg. 9

Saturday 2-4 Coldwell Banker Slegg Realty Charles Murray, 250-812-8983

3849 Peache Dr, $486,000 Sunday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Gregg Mah 250 384-8124

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Rick Turcotte, 250-744-3301 Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Kevin Seibel, 250-580-4878

pg. 7

pg. 27

2707 West Shawnigan Lake, $895,000

525 Saltspring View, $589,000 pg. 21

4070 OToole, $525,000 Sunday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Ruth Stark, 250 477-1100

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

Saturday 2-4 Sutton West Coast Realty Constantin Popa 250 709-1077

pg. 24

3582 Pechanga, $429,000 pg. 16

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

Saturday & Sunday 1-4 Re/Max of Nanaimo John Cooper, 1-866-956-6228

pg. 24

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pg. 9

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29-3650 Citadel, $549,900 Saturday 2-4 RE/MAX Camosun Don Burnham, 250-516-1510

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2913 Trestle, $400,000 pg. 20

Saturday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Gregg Mah 250 384-8124

Saturday 2-4 Sutton group West Coast Deborah Kline, 250-661-7680

2916 Mt Wells, $439,900 pg. 19

Saturday 2-4 Fair Realty Kevin Ramsay, 250-217-5091

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