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Bert Lambier cuts a rod to be assembled into one of his kelp sculptures. This is his first year in the Stinking Fish Studio Tour.

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When artist Bert Lambier took his first Stinking Fish self-guided studio tour he felt rushed trying to visit all the studios within a few days. In a trial run, this year the tour will go all year long instead of limiting visitors to 10 days. “We felt it was so hectic,” said Judi Dyelle, tour co-ordinator and artist. “Sometimes there would be 50 people in the studio and people want to ask questions.”

The tour was held once in the summer and again in the winter. With the new annual format more artists are signed up to be a part of the tour, Dyelle said. It’s the first year in the tour for Lambier who admits he would have participated if it was a 10-day tour, but he’s excited for the new format. “I think it’s a great idea,” said the Metchosin welder. “Now people can come when they have time. People can call ahead and book two or three artists to go see.” Plus, he points out, artists can work together.

“When they leave my shop I can call the next artist and let them know they are on their way,” Lambier explained. In his shop, sparks and epics of metal tend to fly, so the artist prefers a heads up to prepare for a visit. Lambier learned his trade at Camosun College where most of his classmates where not seeking the skill for artwork. Please see: Steel worker on tour for first time, Page A12

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David Cox will take a months-long twowheeled journey cycling the Island tip to tip to tip in a bid to end Multiple Sclerosis. The 68-year-old will ride to Port Hardy and back for the endMS cause and embarked from his Triangle Mountain home on his third unsupported Van Isle End to End to endMS early this morning. “I get to start off going down a hill,” the Colwood man said indicating his steep driveway. “Really, the idea was to start at home and end at home.” At first the then-Torontonian was just “looking for a good organized bike ride”. The next year it got personal, his niece was diagnosed with MS. Within six months she was confined to a wheelchair. Cox organized a dynamic team of RBC fundraising riders and now is in his 19th year of MS bike rides. “I’m going to raise money – that’s gravy,” he said. “It keeps the whole concept that this disease does not have a cure and make people aware of it.” When he retired to B.C. in 2005, Cox continued to ride fundraisers and raise awareness, spending three years on the board for the MS Society’s South and Central Island chapter. In 2009, he started the Island-wide ride that became bi-annual after an injury in 2010. The idea is to put his own “blood, sweat and tears” into the effort. “There’s a lot of competing charities out there looking for dollars,” he explained. So Cox packed his 40 pounds of baggage on his 28-pound bike and headed out of Colwood to make his way to Port Hardy and back to Shawnigan in time for the Cowichan Valley Grape Escape MS ride that starts July 6. “My objective is to always get back for that,” he said. “I go to the (Shawnigan Lake) school, set up my tent and I’m ready to go in the morning.” He’ll do the two-day tour then head home to the West Shore. The primary goal is awareness and respect, he feels is lacking in dayto-day life, illustrated by a visit to his niece Leslie a few months ago. “I was astounded at the rudeness of people who made her stop, made her get out of the way,” he said of his wheelchair-bound relative. “It’s important for people to recognize

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In Metchosin Peter and Jane Hammond couldn’t sell tea without a TCUP. It is the third TCUP, or temporary commercial use permit, ever issued by the District of Metchosin. The permit allows the couple to operate a teahouse restaurant at their home on Rocky Point Road for three years with the option to renew the permit

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A 21-year-old Langford man was arrested by the West Shore RCMP Street Crime Unit, June 18 at 1 p.m. The undercover officers called the Dial-a-Dope operator and were told to meet the dealer about one block from Millstream elementary school. He was arrested with 106 grams of marijuana. He was released on a promise to appear and RCMP are requesting charges of possession with intent to traffic. No children at the school were outside during the arrest.

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West Shore RCMP has been alerted to a potential new online fraud in the region. RCMP say in two cases original legitimate online ads for suite or home rentals were duplicated with a lower price and alternate contact information. “Obviously people are going to call the cheaper price. We are asking people to be mindful,” said Cpl. Kathy Rochlitz. She added it’s important for new tenants to not pay a damage deposit without receiving paperwork in return. The RCMP also encourages landlords to monitor ads posted online.

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David Cox pedals up his hilly driveway on Triangle Mountain that will be the start and finish of his third Van Isle End to End to endMS bike ride. there’s folks out there who don’t have the quality of life we have. If they want to make a donation, all the better.” He’s nearing his current fundraising goal of $3,000. “If it looks like it will be exceeded, I bump it up again,” he explained. “Seems better to

have an objective that is harder to obtain than one that is easily exceeded.” To donate visit www.msbiketours.ca and use the “find a cyclist or team” option. Visit endMS.ca MSbiketours.ca for more about the cause and fundraisers. editor@goldstreamgazette.com

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one time. Now called Glenrosa Farm, the Kalima teahouse operated on the site in the 1970s and ’80s prior to incorporation. The Hammonds can operate a 66-seat restaurant and can run special events including weddings up to 66 seats. They can apply for a special event permit to operate up to 96 seats for an event. The permit limits them to 12 special event applications a year and they must give council two

weeks advanced notice when applying. The garden area can be used during special events. “They will have to seize all music by eleven and shut down by midnight,” said Mayor John Ranns. Only Coun. Bob Gramigna did not support the permit. Ranns said nearly 100 people showed support of the proposal and he heard from only two or three people who opposed. “If residents don’t want

something they don’t get it. It has to go both ways and if the residents say they want something then they get it,” Ranns said. “I kept asking if Metchosin was mature enough to consider something like this. And it would seem so.” The farm is near Pedder Bay Marina, the Galloping Goose and Matheson Lake Park. Currently the Hammonds operate a small bed and breakfast. charla@goldstreamgazette.com

A mother and daughter duo have been charged with a slew of credit card frauds across the Capital Region. Vancouver Island RCMP say Christine Mauro, 46 and Karen Mauro, 63, conducted hundreds of illegal transactions across Vancouver Island totalling over $90,000 between January 2011 to March 2012. Many of the frauds had never been reported to police and involved extensive followup and liaison with banks, merchants and other agencies, said Insp. John Ibbotson, officer in charge of the RCMP’s federal serious and organized crime operations and financial integrity. “Credit cards were altered and unauthorized credit card data was used to purchase high end electronics, furniture, merchandise and gift cards,” Ibbotson said. “These arrests and charges represent a significant success and disruption of ongoing financial crimes.” The Mauros, who police say are part of a four-person prolific crime group, face 27 combined charges of fraud under $5,000 and use of credit card data. The women appeared in Victoria courts June 13 and are now under house arrest pending a trial date. Most of the transaction occurred within the City of Victoria and southern Island, Ibbotson said. editor@goldstreamgazette.com


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Survey says yes to ferry service Chamber envisions Vancouver-like transit options Charla Huber News staff

Survey says … West Shore residents want a ferry to downtown Victoria. More than 1,800 people took a survey on-line and in person and 96 per cent of the people who reported as a car and bus commuters said they would use a ferry from Royal Bay in Colwood to downtown Victoria. Of those surveyed, 486 responses came from West Shore residents who work in the downtown Victoria core. “I was positively surprised with the results. We were expecting a positive result, but not as strong as it was,” said Dan Spinner, WestShore Chamber of Commerce CEO. The chamber board formally received and reviewed the report at its June 26 meeting. The next step in the process is to have a Sea State Study on weather and the accessibility for ferries to cross the harbour. Spinner explained there may be weather conditions when boats would be unable to sail, similar to incidents at the Tsawwassen terminal.

“But here we would have back up buses and you can’t do that in Tsawwassen,” said Spinner. He said the chamber would like to meet and discuss a ferry option with the Ministry of Transportation as well as West Shore municipalities. The chamber may approach Colwood about providing land for parking where a shuttle could bring people to the ferry. Looking into the future options of the project, Spinner said he’d like to talk to BC Transit and potentially work out a deal with them to have a ferry operate similar to the Seabus in Vancouver. Transit goers could use a BC Transit pass or ticket to board the ferry. “BC Transit would be a required partner to make this work,” said Jonathan Calderwood a Royal Roads University Master of Business Administration student, who conducted the survey and created the report and recommendations. In recent years, CFB Esquimalt offered a ferry service for its employees which was later offered by the Victoria Harbour Ferry Co. which shut down this spring. “That program was for base employees only,” explained Calderwood adding if the service was open to the public it would have more ridership and generate more funds.

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squimalt council faces a tough decision in the next few weeks, that of rezoning lands targeted for a sewage treatment plant. Ahead of that decision, residents of the small municipality will gather in great numbers at a hockey arena more often used to host lacrosse games in early summer than citizen forums. A public hearing will give council members a chance to hear what their constituents really think, among other things, about a) putting the main treatment plant at McLoughlin Point, b) what kinds of uses are appropriate for that land and c) whether rejecting the Capital Regional District’s rezoning application will send the project back to the drawing board or simply force the hand of God (the province) to order the rezoning. It’s not as if Esquimalt’s elected officials don’t already know how their residents feel. If they didn’t feel dumped on enough by the CRD’s choice of McLoughlin Point for the main plant, the prospect of a biosolids centre on Viewfield Road got their blood boiling – even if that issue is not up for discussion at the public hearing. Esquimalt Residents’ Association co-chair Nick Kovacs says the CRD has done a poor job convincing people they have any say in the matter. As such, he says, people look at sewage treatment like the way the HST was forced on the people by the B.C. Liberal government. The CRD has already spent in excess of $20 million in the planning stages for the provincially mandated project and appointed an independent sewage commission to oversee project design and construction, not to mention pencilled in early July for a start on building at McLoughlin Point. It has little appetite to look at other options if Esquimalt says no. By mistakenly assuming the township would fall in step with the project timeline, the CRD has painted itself into a corner and could be forced to ask the province to do the dirty work of forcing Esquimalt to rezone. Such a scenario would see the voices of Esquimalt people, the most affected by this project, effectively ignored, as many of them feel they largely have been all along. 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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“At a time when we need affordable housing,” he asks, “why are these buildings being allowed to rot and why do officials seem so reluctant to even talk about it?” Several municipalities in the Capital Region have created bylaws to address the problem of derelict buildings, but experience has shown these to be largely unenforceable. In Victoria, the Northern Junk and Janion buildings sat vacant for years before the city was able to force the owner to sell the downtown properties. The Residential Tenancy Act doesn’t provide much help either, and tenants’ advocates in government are few and far between, prompting Godfrey to wonder, “Where do residents turn when it comes to housing that is being allowed to rot down?” In recent weeks, most of the region has been consumed with deciding the fate of its dung and the rest seems content to view housing creation as a race to build the greatest number of luxury homes. While vacancy rates continue to plateau far below the Canadian average and more and more residents struggle to find a home, I’m left wondering how long it will take before we pull our heads out of our sewage and look up. Simon Natrass’s column can be found in Friday’s paper and online at vicnews.com.

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Guest column are gay and I’d rather visit them at Swan’s or Browns than at a federal penitentiary. I bring this to your attention as we approach Pride Week (July 1 to 7) in Victoria, an appropriate time to gauge the distance the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender collective has travelled in its quest for equal rights. For perspective, let’s retreat to 1960s Canada: Homosexuality was a crime and officially was a mental illness. Homosexuals were viewed as a threat to national security. Gay men were the subject of an RCMP witch hunt that resulted in thousands of civil servants and

military personnel losing their jobs simply because they were suspected or confirmed to be gay. During the Great Gay Debate, members of Parliament actually stood in the House of Commons and, without reprimand or sanction, told the nation that homosexuals were “predators” and “really sick.” One MP declared that homosexuality was something that “spreads like a plague.” Sounds like fiction or fantasy, doesn’t it? But it’s true, kids. You can’t make up stuff like the Fruit Machine, a supposed “gaydetecting” contraption used by the RCMP – and funded by our Peeping Tom federal government. Thus, for those of you who wonder why Victoria’s LGBT

collective stages a flamboyant, rainbowfeathered celebration the first week of July each year, consider where we were and where we are. We no longer are criminals. We officially have ceased to be mentally ill. We now marry. We raise families. We serve in our military, our government and the RCMP. Our affections are no longer closeted. We actually hold hands and – egads! – smooch in public. So, yes, we celebrate societal gains, diversity, acceptance, true self and the day Pierre Trudeau booted Big Brother’s butt out of our boudoirs. Here’s to you, Pierre, the Patron Saint of Pride. – Patti Dawn Swansson is a former reporter with the News.

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Easter Seals relay raises cash for kids camp The Money Mart Easter Seals 24-Hour Relay for the Kids raised $367,118 last weekend for children with disabilities and a specialized camp at Shawnigan Lake. Participants tested their endurance for 24 hours around the Uni-

versity of Victoria’s Centennial stadium. The Greater Victoria Down Syndrome Society won the Top Mileage Award, with 60 laps, while the Money Mart team earned the Best Team Spirit Award.

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Runner accomplishes Island goal Don Descoteau News staff

Yana Hempler, a plucky 23-year-old who had just completed a run to Victoria from Port Hardy for charity, looked no worse for the wear at Mile 0 on Tuesday. The Saanich resident, a personal trainer and occasional fitness model who not long ago finished off her bachelor of commerce degree at the University of Victoria, was upbeat and smiling for the cameras, having run in from Langford that morning. Asked what she wanted to do now that she had accomplished an objective set almost two years ago, her answer was surprising: “I’m going to drive out to Elk and Beaver Lake and go for a run.” Run for Their Lives is a fundraiser for three organizations – the B.C. SPCA, Recreation Integration Victoria and the Mustard Seed. Hempler still must crunch the numbers to find out how much money was brought in, but the campaign is open for donations at canadahelp.org until June 30, she said. “This is a tremendous personal accomplishment,” said Doug Nutting, executive director of Recreation Integration Victoria. “We’re an organization that facilitates an active lifestyle for people with disabilities and Yana is a great example of what you

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Yana Hempler stands at Mile O after completing her Run for Their Lives, a 495-kilometre run from Port Hardy to Victoria. can do when you put your mind to it.” Hempler’s support team was Ian Simpson, who drove the motorhome and shouted encouragement at various points along the 495-kilometre route. Hempler’s landlord the past five years with his wife, Michelle, Simpson said they are like “surrogate parents” to the Russian-born runner and proud she achieved her latest goal. “She never lost her motivation,” he said. “And she got stronger as the run went on. I could see a different body pos-

ture from beginning to end.” Hempler was joined for the Malahat run in the early hours of Monday morning, and on the final leg of the journey Tuesday, by training partner Kara Delaney, 25, who competed in a Tough Mudder race last Saturday. Reflecting on what Hempler tackled and achieved, Delaney said she was an inspiration. “She’s changed my mind about distance running. She’s made me want to get out there and run a marathon.” ddescoteau@vicnews.com

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The Commercial Division of the Victoria Real Estate Board is calling for nominations for the board’s commercial building awards competition. To be eligible, all commercial development or renovation projects must have been completed between June 1, 2012 and May 31, 2013. Nomination forms and criteria are online at www.cba.vreb.org.

TEDx courts Victoria speakers TEDxVictoria organizers are looking for the Capital Region’s most inspired speakers. TEDxVictoria will take place Nov. 16 at the McPherson Playhouse. Applications for speakers are being accepted at tedxvictoria.com until today, June 28. Learn more online at tedxvictoria.com.


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Langford residents had the chance to speak to the proposed closing of Mary Ellen Place at a council meeting last Monday (June 17). However, the issue wasn’t on the agenda as planned. “There were many people who came out about the Mary Ellen Lane issue,” Coun. Denise Blackwell said. “Even though it wasn’t on the agenda, the mayor allowed anybody who wanted to speak on it to speak. So that took at least an hour.” Some issues raised

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Royal Bay secondary school in Colwood is one step closer to being a reality. Sooke School District Board of Education chose DGS Construction and Hughes Condon Marler Architects to build the new high school. “We are excited that both Royal Bay and the Belmont replacement school will set the standard for 21st Century Learning facilities,” said Wendy Hobbs, board chair. “We are also excited to be leading the way with the first prominent facility in the new development site in Colwood.” Royal Bay school is expected to open in September 2015.

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Bert Lambier shows off some of his welding art in his Metchosin shop.

“I had no intention going to work at the shipyards or dockyard, but everyone else had the intention,” he said. “They all laughed at me and said they’d see me at the shipyards.” Now Lambier jokes he’s the only one from his class still working in welding. He’s most well-known for his steel kelp sculptures and he said he’s always been inspired by the ocean. “When I was a kid I would swim until I was blue in the lips,” he said. “Now I like to go sit down at the ocean with a coffee.” He’s also been known to snorkel at Taylor Beach and the Esquimalt Lagoon. Some of his other creations include bowls made of nuts and bolts, space rockets and flowers. charla@goldstreamgazette.com

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ust six months after Logan Volkers made his first salsa dancing steps he is training to dance in the World Latin Cup. Volkers took up salsa dancing through Victoria’s Salsa Caliente in January and his dance partner, Olga Mosca, started in September. Last week Mosca and Volkers took first place in the Northwest Amateur Salsa Championship qualifier in Portland, and will now train for the Miami-hosted World Latin Cup semifinals, in December. “They’re doing ridiculously well, but we work them pretty hard, too,” said Christina Morrison, who’s instructed salsa dancers for 15 years, mostly in Victoria. Both attended classes taught by Morrison at Café Casablanca and showed promise. They were soon made partners and trained under Morrison. “They put in the time to dance with all kinds of people in lots of classes, four to five times a week, and that’s how you improve,” Morrison said. The results have been trophy yielding, winning the B.C. and Northwest competitions. Volkers is ready to admit it’s been a quick learning curve. There’s no way he imagined he’d have come this far in six months.

“Guess I’m a fast learner. I previously did a little dancing all over the place, but I think it’s just in my blood,” he joked. “My parents met on the dance floor, country dancing in Alberta.” In all seriousness, it took three years

for a friend to draw the reluctant Volkers to Café Casablanca. He moved to Victoria to do his undergrad and masters in engineering at UVic and now works in a startup software company. With his nights free, he finally obliged. “My first night I did horribly but better than I should have and (Morrison) decided to let me understudy for some of the touring teams. I worked my butt off and when the competition came up, I partnered with (Mosca) to put a routine together,” he said.

approved Mosca had a different path with some previous dance experience. Born in Singapore to Italian parents, Mosca was raised in Rome, Italy, where she figure skated until she moved to Oak Bay as a 14 year old. There, she continued to figure skate and also danced tap for a year. “It’s incredibly exciting to have started in September and already done this well. It’s great to have the people around me who support me so much.”

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Sun. June 30 dylan Moran- Irish stand up comedian brings dark, dry and relentlessly sharp humour to UVic’s Farquhar Auditorium at University Centre. 8pm. Tickets are $37.50 at tickets.uvic.ca or 250-721-8480. HuMan body ProjeCt - Hosts its 18th Vulnerability Vigil at noon on the lawn of the legislature. Leader Tasha Diamant shows up naked and asks others to join her, clothed or unclothed to bring attention to how vulnerable people are in today’s society.

tueS. July 2 briGHton beaCH MeMoirsBlue Bridge Repertory Theatre presents Neil Simon’s semiautobiographical tale about growing up as a Jewish-American teenager in this coming of age comedy. Directed by Janet Wright, starring Amitai Marmostein, Jane Spidell and more. Previews Tuesday and Wednesday at 8pm. Opens Thursday at 8pm and runs daily until July 14 at the McPherson Playhouse. Tickets start at $24.50 at rmts.bc.ca or 250-386-6121. soar suMMer CaMP for teen aCtors- The Canadian College of Performing Arts hosts an intensive camp for teen actors including voice and speech training, physical theatre and acting lessons. July 2-12 at 1701 Elgin. Call 250-595-9970 or email admin@ccpacanada.com to register or for more information.

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Sat. June 29 Harris GilMore and tHe Mojos- Fiery blues, funky reggae and inflamatory jams. 8pm at the Upper Deck Lounge (Travelodge, 229 Gorge). Free. jillian reeCe and neil trettCountry night at Gorge-ous Coffee (300 Gorge). 7-9pm. By donation. Maureen WasHinGtonSmooth jazz with Daniel Cook. 8pm at Vista 18 in the Chateau Victoria (740 Burdett). No cover.

Sun. June 30 steVe Miller band-Fly Like an Eagle with Steve Miller. 7:30pm at Archie Browning Sports Centre (1151 Esquimalt). All ages. Tickets at Lyle’s Place, Ditch Records and rmts.bc.ca. PiCk a PiPer- With Okpk and Thesis Sahib. 9:30pm at Copper Owl (1900 Douglas). $8. Hank CraMer- Traveling folk singer makes his way to the Victoria Folk Music Society’s open stage. 7:30pm at Norway House (1110 Hillside). $5. Victoriafolkmusic.ca.

Mon. July 1 Canada day-Join Hey Ocean, The Odds, Caracol, Kathryn Calder and Acres of Lions as they entertain all day on the main stage at the provincial legislature. A second stage at Ship Point hosts two days of music, featuring Isobel Trigger,

zerbin - Brings its hit single “New Earth” to the main stage at the provincial legislature as Victoria celebrates Canada Day. Check out two full days of free entertainment downtown June 30 and July 1. Geoffrey Lundstrom, Zerbin and more June 30, 1-8pm; and Dougal Bain McLean, Hawk and Steel, Cookeilidh, Rococode and Rocky Mountain Rebel Music July 1, noon-10pm. Free. Full schedule at victoriacanadaday.ca.

tueS. July 2 PlatinuM blonde-Former Police cover band stands on its own. Hits include “Hungry Eyes” and “Somebody Somewhere.” With Micheal Wood Band. 7:30pm at Mary Winspear Centre (2243 Beacon). Tickets start at $47.50 at marywinspearcentre.ca.

gaLLERIES Fri. June 28 XCHanGes Gallery - Meet visiting Irish artist Maurice Orr, artist in residence at Ground Zero Printmakers Studio in conjunction with their show“Victoria, Inside Out.” 7-9pm at 2333 Government, suite 6E . West end Gallery - “Colours of Mexico” an exhibition of new paintings by Jean-Gabriel Lambert. . To July 4 at 1203 Broad. deluGe ConteMPorary art Welcomes Chris Lindsay’s installation “Change.” Opening reception 7-10pm at 636 yates. Exhibition hours are Wed. to Sat. noon-5pm.

Sat. June 29 Missa leCture series - The Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts begins its summer lecture series with Lina de Guevara (storytelling), Cathi Jefferson (ceramics), Gretchen Markle (painting), Chiarina Loggia (printmaking), Claudia Lorenz (photography), and Karel Roessingh (music), July 29 at 7:30pm. art Gallery of Greater ViCtoria - Drop-in tour of “Emily Carr: On the Edge of Nowhere.” Saturday and Sunday, 2-3pm at 1040 Moss. Included in admission.

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the Fairmont Empress each Sunday beginning June 30 to Sept.1.

Mon. July 1 Gallery at MattiCks farM - Featured artist for July is Ira Hoffecker. Opening reception Tues, July 2, 5-8pm at 5325 Cordova Bay. Missa leCture series - The Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts continues its lecture series with Angela Pistrucci (ceramics), Suzanne Northcott (painting), Heather Aston (printmaking) and Josh DeWeese (ceramics) at 7:30pm. All lectures are held in the Max Bell Auditorium at Pearson College (650 Pearson). By donation.

Wed. July 3 Moka House Hillside Welcomes the art of Carron Berkes, as he presents a diverse body of acrylic painitngs. July 3-30 at #103, 1633 Hillside. Closed July 1.

WORdS Sat. June 29 CHristina joHnson dean Reads from her new book The Life and Art of Edythe Hembroff-Schleicher, the sixth in The Unheralded Artists of BC series by Mother Tongue Publishing. 7:30pm at Victoria College of Art (1625 Bank). Free.

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He’s a picker, he’s a grinner, he’s a lover and he’s a sinner – and yes, Steve Miller is coming to Victoria with his singular sound. Miller has come a long way from The Joker, his U.S. platinum selling album, in the last 40 years. The band formed in 1968, but didn’t find fame until the release of The Joker in late 1973, which was followed up by band’s two most successful studio albums, the 1976 release Fly Like an Eagle and 1977’s Book of Dreams. The announcement of the 2013 tour by the Steve Miller Band follows four of the most pro-

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Local theatre stages a comeback Artistic directors offer a variety of productions to stay afloat by Kyle Wells kwells@goldstreamgazette.com

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hen provincial gaming grants for cultural programs were slashed in the middle of an economic downturn, many local theatre groups realized how tenuous their financial

stability is. “That loss created a period of uncertainty and certainly created some deficit situations that some people had a hard time getting out of,” says Ivan Habel, general manager of the belfry Theatre. even though the belfry regained most of that funding, and is doing well, the episode left the company cautious. Habel says the company now thinks twice before developing new works, focusing primarily on staging plays with an assured audience. The scale of plays is also carefully scrutinized each season, with an eye to keeping costs down. Denise brown, theatre manager of langham Court Theatre, says the key to surviving, and thriving, has been finding new audiences while pleasing the regulars. To do this, her theatre stages both crowd-pleasing favourites and more edgy choices to appeal to different audiences. “I think it’s important to do both,” brown says. “In terms of marketing and seeing the sales patterns, I think langham has understood the balance of what their patrons want.” The first two shows of langham’s current season, 84 Charing Cross Road and lady Windermere’s Fan, did well. The established titles and crowd-pleasing comedies

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were often sold out. Its third show, That Face, an edgier psychological drama from 2007, written by a 19-year-old playwright, did not sell as well, but brought in a different crowd. “If we don’t adapt, we don’t grow,” brown says. “That’s with any business.” Theatre Inconnu is another charitable, not-for-profit society that relies on funding and a core audience. Clayton Jevne, artistic director and manager, says things are going well for the company, which has a mandate to put on alternative productions. “We try to market ourselves as being a company that does shows that will challenge the audience and that reach out to a certain part of the population,” Jevne says. “I guess we’re targeting a specific kind of person.” Despite staying afloat, Jevne says it would be nice to see more people come out to shows. A 30-year industry vet, Jevne says Victoria’s theatre scene is consistent and that there is enough community interest to keep a wide variety of theatre alive and well. This variety is a sign of a strong industry, said Heather lindsay, general manager for Intrepid Theatre. It means there is still a wide audience for theatre in Victoria, despite a slow economy, and a strong community of artists and theatre companies there to meet the demand. “There just seems to be a lot of great project work happening,” lindsay says. “It’s just really wonderful when there always seems to be a theatre or dance or arts event that’s happening.”

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Victoria cycling fans aren’t the only ones sweet on Ryder Hesjedal as he enters Saturday’s Tour de France. The West Shore product briefly wore the red jersey, earning a pair of kisses as the second overall cyclist through Stage 2 of the Tour de Suisse earlier in June. He crashed and withdrew on Stage 3. Garmin-Sharp photo

Garmin still sweet on Ryder Ryder Hesjedal leads Garmin into France Travis Paterson News staff

Here he goes again. Ryder Hesjedal tops the list of Garmin-Sharp’s nine riders for the Tour de France, which were named Wednesday from the team’s hotel on the French island of Corsica. The Tour opens with three stages on Corsica, beginning Saturday (June 29) from the picturesque city of Porto Vecchio, before moving to the mainland, where it will wrap the 3,404-kilometres in Paris on July 21. Because it’s the 100th anni-

versary of the race, its route will run completely in France, though it has a history of looping stages through surrounding countries. Hesjedal is once again the team’s go-to man and will be their ace to compete for the yellow jersey. The Belmont secondary grad and former mountain biking Olympian is riding his success as the 2012 Giro d’Italia winner and sixth place finisher at the 2010 Tour de France. At 32, there is much time left for the skinny armed ‘preying mantis,’ as cycling commentators have described him, to win another Grand Tour. Hesjedal is one of five Garmin-Sharp riders returning from Garmin-Cervelo’s Tour de France team title in 2011.

Joining Hesjedal are American veterans Christian Vande Velde and Tom Danielson, up-and-coming Lithuanian Ramunas Navardauskas and British time trial expert David Millar, who were all part of the 2011 team. They make up the core of the team with Irishman Dan Martin, and will all be crucial to Hesjedal’s success in the hunt for yellow. Martin is enjoying a breakout season having won the French one-day classic Liege-BastonLiege and Spanish stage-race Volta a Catalunya. There is one notable exception, American sprinter Tyler Farrar, who is Garmin-Sharp’s only remaining stage winner from 2011. The sprinter hasn’t performed to the same standard this year

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and this was left off the team, which is built with hill climbers and general classification riders. The team is debuting three promising young cyclists with Andrew Talansky (U.S.A.), Jack Bauer (New Zealand) and Rohan Dennis (Australia). “We will protect our best general classification options and see how the race shakes out,” said Jonathan Vaughters, GarminSharp CEO. “Our approach is a little unconventional, but we’ve managed to come up with surprises every year at the Tour and we’re hoping for the same as we head into Corsica,” he said. “We will aim to place high in the general classification. Ryder’s won (the Giro d’Italia) and placed top10 in the Tour de France, (Talansky) is young and while it’s his first Tour de France, he is coming off a great season and Martin is having a breakout year.” Questions do surround Hesjedal, as he’s withdrawn from three straight Grand Tours, having crashed out of the 2012 TdF and 2013 Tour de Suisse, and fallen ill during the 2013 Giro d’Italia. All indications are that he’s fully recovered from the heavy blow to the neck and head he suffered in Switzerland earlier this month. Hesjedal was banged up with cuts and contusions to the wrist, hip, shoulder, elbow and both knees. The Tour will be broadcast live each morning on Sportsnet and replayed later in the day. sports@vicnews.com

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SPORTS NEWS IN BRIEF Pac Cycling taking Island summer new applications games at Topaz Think you can race that bike? The Pacific Cycling Centre and Russ Hay’s Bikes Development Program are taking new applications for 20132014. The program is halfway through its inaugural season of 2012-13 and with great success, as six of its products had podium performances at the B.C. Road Championships. Men and women in under-17 and U19 categories will be identified, as will those under 23. Athletes in this program will be eligible to be part of Russ Hay’s/ Accent Inns elite racing or development teams.

World champ to train at Boulders

World champion climber Sean McColl will be at the Boulders Climbing Gym on Monday (July 1) to work and train with Boulders climbers in advance of the Team Canada youth training camp, starting July 2. McColl will work with an under-12 group from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Monday and with the national team members from noon to 1:30 p.m. Boulders is hosting the World Youth climbing Championships, Aug. 15 to 19.

The 2013 Island Summer Games return to Topaz Park on Friday (June 29) and Saturday. Games this year feature the 14th Harbour 3-on-3 Classic basketball game as well as soccer, slo-pitch, ball hockey, dodge ball and touch football tournaments. DJ’s will spin music and there will be a beer garden, BBQ, exhibitors, awards, guest appearances and more. The Games are for players of all skill levels and abilities and sports enthusiasts alike. Events run 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. both days.

Vike cracks men’s 800m track final

Eight members of the University of Victoria Vikes men’s and women’s track competed at the Canadian Track and Field Championship in Moncton, N.B. from June 20 to 23. Third year athlete Thomas Riva was the only Vike to qualify for the final event, making it into the 800-metre finals and finishing sixth overall with a time of 1:49.11. Next for the Vikes is the 25th annual Victoria International Track Classic at UVic on July 5, part of the National Track League series.

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Kevin Knight loses the front steering on his car, No. 15, at Western Speedway on Saturday, June 22. Racing resumes this Saturday with demo cars, mini figure-eights and more, 6 p.m.

SportS stats Auto racing Results from Western Speedway, Saturday, June 22 HORNET RACE CARS: Fast Time Qualifier: #59 Phil Lagan 20:337 TROPHY DASH: #08 Daryn Cahill, #02 Daryl Cahill, #59 Phil Lagan, #57 Tristan Gait HEAT RACE: #08 Daryn Cahill, #59 Phil Lagan, #02 Daryl Cahill, #57 Tristan Gait

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STOCK CAR CLASS: Fast Time Qualifier: #14 Daryl Crocker 18:592 B TROPHY DASH: #87 Brandon Steen, #43 Dave Reside, #98 Brian Clutchey, #26 Shane Scott A TROPHY DASH: #15 Kevin Knight/ #25 Chris McInerney, #37 Dean Mackeney, #14 Daryl Crocker 1ST HEAT RACE: #87 Brandon Steen, #00 Brandan Moore, #98 Brian Clutchey, #25 Chris McInerney 2ND HEAT RACE: #43 Dave Reside, #14 Daryl Crocker, #26 Shane Scott, #37 Dean Mackeney MAIN EVENT (50 LAPS):

LATE MODEL CLASS: Fast Time Qualifier: #07 Wade Bland 16:659 1ST HEAT RACE: #14 Brandon Carlson, #07 Wade Bland, #25 Brent Morris, #45 Aaron Wilkie 2ND HEAT RACE: #16 Rory Smith, #1 Kirt Rompain, #52 Geoff Morris, #33 Dave Hemrich 1ST “A” MAIN EVENT (50 LAPS): #16 Rory Smith, #52 Geoff Morris, #21 Jason Terasenko, #25 Brent Morris 2ND “B” MAIN EVENT (50 LAPS): (VICTORIA AUTO RACING HALL OF FAME EVENT): #07 Wade Bland, #81 Darrell Midgley, #25 Brent Morris, #52 Geoff Morris

Tide, Tsunami win youth rugby championships The South Island Tide won the recent boy’s U15 Provincial Rugby Championships held in Vancouver in dominating fashion. In four games over two days the South Island Tide walked through the eight-team, U15 boy’s division, amassing a total of 139 points to zero for the gold medal. The Island’s Tsunami won the girls U16 competition. The tournament was held at UBC.

This week a pair young students from Esquimalt attended a University of California in Los Angeles rugby camp on bursaries. Esquimalt High plans to launch a rugby academy for 2014 and the city donated the money to help cover airfare and accommodation for Grade 10 prop Colton Bottaro of Esquimalt High and towering Grade 8 lock Hunter Grant of L’Ecole Victor Brodeur.

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The Victoria Royals will kick off its third straight Western Hockey League season with a home-andhome set against the Vancouver Giants, Friday, Sept. 20 in Vancouver and Saturday (Sept. 21) at SaveOn-Foods Memorial Centre. Preseason begins on Aug. 30 as the Royals enter a threegame tournament over the course of three dyas against the host Everett Silvertips, Seattle Thunderbirds and Tri-City Americans. The Royals will then finish the preseason against the Giants, Sept. 14 in Victoria and Sept. 15 at the Giant’s training facility in Ladner.

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The Victoria Lawn Bowling Club is preparing to host hundreds of young Canadians for the upcoming cystic fibrosis fundraiser, Lawn Summer Nights. The event is created to build awareness among young adults, who are targeted by the fatal genetic illness of cystic fibrosis. Lawn Summer Nights Victoria Runs every Thursday in July at 6 p.m., July 4, 11, 18t and 25. Registration is $400 per team. Visit lawnsummernights.com/VIC.


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COLLEGE HEIGHTS. Beautiful Ocean & City views. 4bdrms + 2bdrm suite. 10% down. Owner will carry mortgage. (250)753-0160.

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NEW PRICE: $422,980! Perfect Family Home! Lovely views from two big decks, walking trails from the backyard, chirping birds, vegetable and herb gardens, a walk to Goldstream Park, on almost 1/4 acre of property. This versatile and bright three bed, two bath home is perfect for a young couple or small family who enjoy gardening or outdoor recreation with lots room for boats and kayaks. It features a large kitchen with a gas range, sunken living room, skylights, hardwood flooring, newer appliances and paint. Situated high up on a cul-desac, close to schools and a short drive to the big box stores...this 1600 sq.ft. home offers versatility in a natural setting. Photos & floor plan at: www.AndrewMaxwell.ca. Call today for your private viewing, 250-744-3301.

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WANT TO buy level service building lot. Minimum 6000sq ft on quiet street in North Langford, Florence Lake or Westshore Mall area. Call (250)474-2544.

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WESTSHORE AREA- Condo 655 Goldstream and Veterans $1250. 2 bdrm, full bath. 5 mins to Juan de Fuca. 10 mins to Royal Roads University. 4th floor, unfurnished. D/W, W/D. Cable/internet ready. Elec. F/P, NS/NP. Balcony, exercise room, secured parking/storage. Avail Aug 1. Call 250592-6048.

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1990 CHEVROLET Cavalier Z 24, 3.1 Litre. Only 70,000 km on rebuilt motor. Newer Luc High Performance clutch, 5sp trans, near new Hankook tires. Red, sun roof, mint interior, power doors/windows (new motors and regulators). Pioneer stereo w/iPod adapter, sub woofer, Pioneer 6x9 3 way speakers. Same owner since 1990, have all receipts. $3000. Chris, 250-595-0370 lv mess. 2002 MUSTANG Convertible w/black racing stripes, lighted roll bar, low definition tires and mag wheels, runs great. Great Grad gift. Call (250)724-2092.

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20% OFF! Mowing, dethatchhedge/shrub trimming. ing, Clean-ups. (250)479-6495.

Certified General Accountant Bookkeeping, Audit, Payroll, HST. Set up & Training. E-File

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250-477-4601

CARPENTRY BENOIT CONSTRUCTION. Reno’s & Additions. Windows, Doors, Decks. 250-479-0748.

CLEANING SERVICES HOUSEKEEPER EXPERIENCED, reliable. References. 250-920-6516, 250-881-7444.

CONTRACTORS WEST HARBOUR Home or commercial, new and reno’s. Best Rates. (250)419-3598.

DRAFTING & DESIGN HOME RENO by Integra Design. ~Design for Permit~ Call Steven- 250. 381.4123. integradesigninc@gmail.com

ELECTRICAL 250-361-6193 Quality Electric Reno’s, res & comm. No job too small. Lic# 22779.

GNC ELECTRIC Res/Comm. Reasonable rates for quality work. #43619. 250-883-7632. KENDRA’S ELECTRICAL Co. #86952. No Job too Small. Kendra, 250-415-7991. NORTHERN SUN Electric Comm/Res. $40/hr. Work Guaranteed. Any size job. (250)888-6160. Lic#13981.

FENCING ALL TYPES of fencing, repairs. Reliable, on-time. Free estimates. Call 250-888-8637.

FURNITURE REFINISHING FURNITURE REFINISHING. Specializing in small items, end-tables, coffee tables, chairs. Free pick-up & delivery. References available. 250-475-1462.

GARDENING ELITE GARDEN MAINTENANCE Landscaping Projects, Clean ups Strata Contracts Horticulturalist

778-678-2524

(250)208-8535 WOODCHUCK Lawn and gardens. Aerating, pwr raking. Weed, moss control. Landscaping, irrigation. Blackberry, ivy rmvl. 24yrs exp

250-479-7950 FREE ESTIMATES • Lawn Maintenance • Landscaping • Hedge Trimming • Tree Pruning • Yard Cleanups • Gardening/Weeding • Aeration, Odd Jobs NO SURPRISES NO MESS www.hollandave.ca

(250) 858-0588 - Tree Service - Landscaping - Lawn & Garden Clean ups - Hedge trimming & Pruning - Pressure washing - Gutters Free estimates * WCB www.mowtime.ca AURICLE BSC 250-882-3129 For lovely lawns-spectacular hedges-healthy garden beds & reno’s. DPM SERVICES- lawn & garden, seasonal pruning, clean ups, landscape, power wash, etc. 15yrs exp. (250)883-8141 GARDEN OVERGROWN? Weeding, lawn cuts, cleanups, pruning. John Kaiser 250-478-7314, 250-812-8236.

GLENWOOD Gardenworks Landscaping & Garden Services. Satisfaction guaranteed. 250-474-4373.

GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS 250-507-6543. AL’S V.I.P. Gutter Cleaning, guards, power washing, de-moss, Insured. (250)889-5794. DIAMOND Dave- window, gutter cleaning, roof-de-moss, gutter guards, power washing. Free est.

HANDYPERSONS DECKS, FENCES, painting. Small jobs welcome. Call (250)896-7010.


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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

MASONRY & BRICKWORK

PAINTING

PAINTING

STUCCO/SIDING

M&S OXFORD Home/Commercial Reno’s & Painting. Patio’s, Decks, Sheds, Hardwood and Trim. 25 yrs exp. Quality Guar. 250-213-5204.

CBS MASONRY BBB. WCB. Chimneys, Fireplaces, Flagstone Rock, Concrete Pavers, Natural & Veneered Stone. Replace, Rebuild, Renew! “Quality is our Guarantee”. Free Competitive Estimates. (250)294-9942/(250)589-9942. www.cbsmasonry.com

Peacock Painting

ST PAINTING free est, written guarantee and full ref’s. WCB ins. Call Kaleb (250)884-2597.

STUCCO REPAIRMAN- Stucco & Painting Specialist. 50 years experience. Free estimates. Dan, 250-391-9851.

NO JOB too small. Multi unit to Home Renos. Free Est’s. Call Green Bird Development. (250)661-1911. 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

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

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

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

CARPENTRY, DRYWALL, kitchen/bath, wood floors, tiles, plumbing, renos 250-213-6877 COMPLETE HOME Repairs. Suites, Renos, Carpentry, Drywall, Painting. Licenced and insured. Darren 250-217-8131.

250.388.3535

THE MOSS MAN ChemicalFree Roof De-Mossing & Gutter Cleaning since 1996. Call 250-881-5515. Free estimates! www.mossman.ca

MASONRY & BRICKWORK BILL’S MASONRY. Brick, tiles, pavers. All masonry & Chimney re-pointing. F/P repairs. 250-478-0186. ROMAX MASONRY. Exp’d & Professional. Chimneys, Brick Veneer, Retaining Rock Walls, Cultured Stone, Interlocking Paving. Excavating. Fully insured. Estimates. 250-588-9471

MOVING & STORAGE (250)889-5794. DIAMOND Dave Moving- 2 men, 5 ton, $85/hr. 123WRIGHT BROS Moving. $80/HR, 2 men/3 ton. Seniors discount. Philip (250)383-8283 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. DONE RIGHT MOVING $80/hr. Senior Discount. Free Est’s. No travel time before or after. SMOOTH MOVES. Call Tyler at 250-418-1747.

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Friday, June 28, 2013 - GOLDSTREAM

Select your home. Select your mortgage.

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 June 27 - July 3 edition of Real Estate Victoria

206-399 Tyee Rd, $437,000

1372 Treebank, $789,000

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

pg. 9

Sunday 2-4 Royal LePage Coast Capital Cheryl Bejcar, 250-592-4422

pg. 9

Saturday 2-4 RE/MAX Camosun Michael McMullen, 250-744-3301

pg. 9

pg. 7

Saturday 2-4 Century 21 Queenswood Mike Van Nerum, 250-477-1100

pg. 10

Sunday 1-3 RE/MAX Camosun Brad Gregory, 250-744-3301

pg. 10

244 King George, $1,175,000 pg. 6

733A Humboldt (200 Douglas)

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

pg. 10

pg. 1

pg. 5

Sunday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Patrick Achtzner, 250-656-0131

pg. 11

Saturday 12-1 Fair Realty Ray Kong, 250-590-7011

pg. 13

pg. 14

959 Peggy Anne Cres, $499,000 pg. 12

Sunday 2-4 Newport Realty Sandy Berry, 250-818-8736

7044 Tamarin, $499,900 pg. 12

Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Giovanna Balaiban, 250-477-5353

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

Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Jenn Raappana, 250-474-6003 pg. 11

pg. 21

301 Anya, $889,000 pg. 5

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

pg. 11

pg. 7

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

1225 Millstream Rd, $994,800 pg. 12

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

pg. 6

15-840 Craigflower, $215,000

1021 Pendergast St, $739,900 pg. 9

Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Ltd Andrew Plank, 250-360-6106

pg. 5

4030/4040 Borden St pg. 6

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

Saturday & Sunday 1-4 Pemberton Holmes Greg Long, 250-384-8124

pg. 7

Saturday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Dale Sheppard, 250-478-9600

pg. 14

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

Daily 12-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Mike Hartshorne, 250-889-4445

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

730 Claudette, $587,000 pg. 15

pg. 6

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

pg. 15

806-1500 Lynburne Pl, $549,000

Saturday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Judy Gerrett, 250-656-0131

pg. 14

Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Frances Wade, 250-656-0131

pg. 5

2419 Mill Bay Rd, $699,900 Sunday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Doug Poruchny, 250-474-4800

pg. 13

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

C-538 Cairndale Rd, $549,000 Saturday 2-4 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Donna Gabel, 250-882-0224

500 Corfield, $332,000 pg. 14

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

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210-663 Goldstream Ave, $234,900

71-7570 Tetayut, $274,900 Saturday & Sunday 1-3 RE/MAX Camosun Craig Walters, 250-655-0608

Saturday & Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Nicole Pelan, 250-744-3301

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Click on Link (on the right)

pg. 14

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

79-2070 Amelia Ave, $298,500 pg. 7

pg. 14

899 Wild Ridge Way pg. 27

27-551 Bezanton, $434,900

79-530 Marsett, $595,000

9581 Christine Pl, $439,000

110-1505 Church Ave, $209,000 Saturday 2-4 Boorman’s Rod Hay, 250-595-1535

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

2987 Dornier Rd.

pg. 1

pg. 8

pg. 14

618 Parkway, $459,000

3467 Happy Valley

982 Mckenzie, $299,900 Tuesday-Sunday 1-3 Royal Lepage Coast Capital James Liu 250 477-5353

90 Norquay

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

Saturday 2-4 Re/Max Camosun Mark Rice, 250-744-3301

pg. 12

Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Jenn Raappana, 250-590-3921 Saturday 11-1 Pemberton Holmes Rick Couvelier, 250-477-0921

pg. 15

294 Hatley Lane, $769,800

pg. 27

pg. 12

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

4980 Deer Park Trail, $1,095,000

107-3244 Seaton St, $225,000 Sunday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Mary Beaumont, 250-889-2233

pg. 15

593 Latoria Rd, $294,000 pg. 12

11061 Salal, $699,000

Sunday 2-4 Address Realty Ltd. Shaughna Boggs-Wright, 250-391-1893

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

2006 Hannington Rd, $649,900

3795 Burnside Pl, 569,900

4009 Cedar Hill Rd, $529,900 Saturday & Sunday 1-4 Sutton Group West Coast James Gardiner (250) 507-4333

814-160 Wilson

Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Alliance Karen Love, 250-386-8875

pg. 11

304-1485 Garnet, $245,000

Saturday 1-3 Royal Lepage Coast Capital Dean Innes 250 477-5353

5-15 Helmcken Rd, $419,900

107-250 Douglas, $229,900

Saturday & Sunday 11-1 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Lynnell Davidge, 250-477-7291

Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Ed G Sing, 250-744-3301

pg. 12

Sunday 2-4 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Judy Gerrett, 250-656-0131

205 Portsmouth, $550,000

1019 Fashoda

4058 Raymond St. N, $439,900

406-1149 Rockland Ave.

Saturday & Sunday 3:15-5 DFH Real Estate Ltd Lynnell Davidge, 250-477-7291

4259 Wilkinson Rd, $427,500

5153 Santa Clara, $899,000

pg. 5

401-649 Bay St, $259,900

Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty Norma Campbell, 250-477-5353

1521 Arrow Rd, $594,900

Saturday & Sunday 1-3 Re/Max Camosun Craig Walters, 250-655-0608

11125 Trillium, $650,000

2825 Adelaide, $425,000

3145 Ripon Rd, $1,499,000

Sunday 1-4 Cooper Mclintock & Associate (Re/Max) Sean Mclintock 1-800-372-0304 pg. 10

Sunday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Colin Walters, 250-479-3333

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

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

pg. 12

1228 Mariposa Ave, $709,000

Sunday 12-2 Re/Max Camosun Jason Binab, 250-744-3301

1828 San Pedro Ave, $499,000

102-640 Montreal St.

Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Rosa Perez, 250-857-5575

pg. 2

3820 Savannah Rd, $509,000

2367 Cookman, $659,000

402-103 Gorge Rd E, $399,900

Saturday & Sunday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Lynnell Davidge, 250-477-7291

pg. 12

Saturday 2-4 Sutton Group West Coast Realty Colin Walters, 250-479-3333

pg. 6

9706 Fifth St, $569,900

541 Normandy Rd, $479,900

110 Beach Dr., $769,900

Saturday 2-4 Pemberton Holmes Ltd. Mark Imhoff, 250-883-1995

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

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

402-5110 Cordova Bay, $450,000

302-104 Dallas Rd, $418,988

Saturday 1-3 Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty May Hamilton, 250-477-5353

Saturday 1-3 Century 21 Queenswood Realty Sheila Christmas, 250-477-1100

3236 Cedar Hill, $574,500

Saturday 2-4 Newport Realty David Harvey, 250-385-2033

16-1020 Richardson, $739,900

201-670 Dallas Rd, $519,900

Saturday 1-3 Pemberton Holmes Andrew Mara, 250-384-8124

pg. 17

pg. 10

1277 Rockland, $799,000

50 Howe, $888,000

Saturday 2-4 Sutton West Coast Realty Mariann Abram 250 884-6796

102-2360 James White, $219,000

2833 Austin Ave, $489,000

Saturday 2-4 Macdonald Realty Jane Logan, 250-920-6868

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

Sunday 2-4 Boorman’s Graham Bavington, 250-415-1931

Saturday 1-3 DFH Real Estate Ltd. Susan Carley, 250-477-7291

732 Belton Ave., $549,000

104-2211 Shelbourne St, $230,000

NEWS GAZETTE

SOOKENEWS MIRROR

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