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Sidney seeks SBA debt
Loss of street market left SBA without major source of revenue Steven Heywood News staff
The Town of Sidney will explore additional collections options in order to recover nearly $20,000 owed to the municipality by the Sidney Business Association (SBA). Town staff sought leave to write off the debt, created when the SBA did not pay the Town’s cost associated with the SBA’s running of the Thursday night street market in 2012. Only $1,000 has been recovered and the Town has since awarded the contract to run the summer market to another operator — with the same cost recovery stipulation. Andrew Hicik, director of corporate services, said it isn’t likely the Town will be able to collect on the debt and had asked council to approve wiping it off the books. Councillor Tim Chad questioned that during a meeting of council recently, asking if staff had sought all collection options before coming to council. “There’s nothing to collect against,” Hicik replied. That sparked questions from council on the status of the SBA. “Is it still running?” asked Coun. Steve Price. Hicik said it still has an office that’s open but added it’s activity of late seems low. Bill Buckley, president of the SBA, says the organization is still operating but admitted losing the summer market did hurt their bottom line. “We didn’t have buckets of money to begin with,” he said, adding the Town didn’t seem to want to support them when it decided to take away the market last year. He said the SBA hasn’t been able to catch up to the payments on this debt. He added they had been using revenue from the markets to cover the previous year’s costs. Now, without that source of income, they have to find other repayment options and that was the subject of a meeting with Town officials late last month. Buckley said he met with Town CAO Randy Humble to discuss the outstanding debt. Humble told the PNR, however, that meeting did not address this issue. Humble added the Town has not yet determined how it will recover the debt, and that will involve a specific meeting with the SBA. Buckley said when they first started running the markets, the cost charged by the Town was low but continued to go up. PleASe See: Sidney Pier Council would like to see, page 10
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SIDNEY — The Balfours Friends Foundation is hosting a Firefighters and Friends Calendar Release and Fundraiser night at the Mary Winspear Centre on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. The evening will feature music, dancing, a silent auction, cash bar and appetizers. For more information, visit balfoursfriendsfoundation.webs. com. For tickets ($25), call 250656-0275 or visit www.marywinspear.ca.
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Crews clear brush off property at 9395 East Saanich Rd. The land is the site of what has been dubbed Canora Mews, a 40-unit small-lot residential development. Steven Heywood/News staff
Half of new homes in North Saanich spoken for Small lot development on East Saanich Road offered workers a pre-sale opportunity Steven Heywood News staff
As the brush is cleared from property at 9395 East Saanich Rd., more than half of the 40 residential lots planned for the site are being spoken for by people who work for businesses based in North Saanich. Keycorp Consulting offered the lots to employees within the umbrella of the Sidney and North Saanich Industrial Group, Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and North Saanich Volunteer Fire Department. As of the conclusion of the initial offering and open houses last week, 27 couples or individuals had expressed an interest in buying one of the new homes. The two weeks between Sept. 7 and 21 is the period allowed for financing to be secured and down
payments placed on each lot. “The vast majority of them work in North Saanich but do not live there,” says Rohan Rupf, director of Keycorp’s marketing branch. “We’re very happy with that response.” Chris Fudge, executive director of the Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, said the initial response by some of their members’ employees was good. “It piqued some interest,” he said. The project, now called Canora Mews, was the subject of more than a year of debate and controversy in the District of North Saanich. The development is planning to put 40 units on smaller-than-typcial lots within the municipality, with an option for secondary suites, and that had local politicians split over how affordable,workforce housing could
be attained in North Saanich. That division continues, as council prepares to debate a consultant’s report on the District’s housing strategy at a meeting on Sept. 9. Gary Lunn, one of the project developers, said Canora Mews is not the model for future growth in North Saanich. It is, he said, an appropriate development for the location within the municipality. The response to their initial sales offering, Lunn agreed, confirmed the need for workforce housing in North Saanich at a price point below the average house price in the community. The homes at Canora Mews will cost between $399,000 and “the high $400,000s” said Rupf. Lunn added the down payments will be kept in trust until construction can begin. With permits in place to clear the
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Another year, another dispute With all the busyness of the summer months now over, September is a great time to fall back into a routine. And the provincial government and unions representing teachers and school support staff appear to have their annual routines down pat by now. September, especially since their labour disputes seem to be never-ending in recent years, is when both sides of the bargaining table argue that the other party is uncooperative and doesn’t truly have students’ interests at heart. This annual back-and-forth of finger-pointing just tells us neither side truly believes it’s all about the children. Accusatory bargaining in a public forum does nothing to help the situation we’re faced with, a situation where the kids truly should be the priority. We agree with both sides when they say a deal needs to be reached soon. We agree when they both say that deal has to happen without disrupting students in the classroom. And we agree that education is essential to our kids’ futures, and is essential in growing our economy. But we can’t be teaching our kids to play nice and do good when we aren’t walking the talk ourselves. It’s the worst-kept secret that labour relations of any kind – essential service or not – are selfserving to some extent. The province and the teachers both need to quit pretending that they’re only fighting for the kids. They need to honestly acknowledge their differences and what they’re fighting for and find a compromise that isn’t going to negatively impact the goings on in the classroom. Back-to-school season should be a happy, positive experience for everyone. That hasn’t been the case for many years now and we need to get resolutions soon for the teachers’ and support staff’s contracts. Otherwise, we’re going to have yet another negative school year that could be severely impacted by two massive labour disputes. Let’s do this for the kids. What do you think? Give us your comments by e-mail: email@example.com or fax 250-386-2624. All letters must have a name and a telephone number for verification. The PENINSULA NEWS REVIEW 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.
Back-to-school labour woes country, has a sophisticated media Another school year dawns in B.C., with the prospect of disruptive campaign to generate public sympathy. We are repeatedly labour disputes. reminded not only that the last raise First up are 27,000 support was 2009, but that the staff, in a legal strike “average” pay is a mere position. These are $24,000 a year. If that’s the teacher aides, accurate, it reflects a large custodians, bus drivers number of part-timers. and crossing guards. Let’s look at a few Most are members of provisions CUPE doesn’t the Canadian Union of talk about, on behalf Public Employees, with a of those self-employed few Teamsters and other taxpayers who have no locals scattered around paid holidays, no employer the 60 school districts. Public discussion Tom Fletcher pension or benefits and no paid overtime, but are about these disputes B.C. Views expected to help pay all of usually focuses on wage the above to government increases, which CUPE workers. members in schools haven’t seen The 60 contracts have many for four years. Their current deals variations, but core elements are expired more than a year ago, after the same. In the Central Okanagan they were subject to the same twoschool district, the starting CUPE year wage freeze imposed on the wage rate is $17.37 an hour. The rest of government. The B.C. government moved from top rate is $26.59, or $28.78 for workers who qualify for a “trades the post-recession wage freeze to adjustment.” a system they call “co-operative All contracts have rigid seniority gains,” where raises must be and “bumping” clauses to ensure financed by savings in other that new employees absorb any areas of the operation. Only two reductions in working hours. From a provincial employee groups have taxpayer’s perspective, this leads to yet to do this: school support staff the maximum number of employees and teachers. making the highest wages. (Education Minister Peter Overtime in Central Okanagan Fassbender confirmed last week that teacher raises will be funded by is time and a half for the first two hours and double time after that. extra transfers from the provincial Contracts also include the provision treasury as they try to get a longthat unscheduled overtime is term deal. But that’s a topic for subject to a four-hour minimum. It’s another day.) amazing how often an unexpected CUPE, the largest union in the
hour of work can arise when it’s paid at quadruple time. The Surrey school district contract details how even “spare board” employees are to be enrolled in the municipal pension plan, a defined-benefit system most privatesector employees can only dream about. Then there are paid sick days. The Canadian Taxpayers’ Federation reports that the average B.C. private sector worker took 7.4 sick days last year. The public sector average was 12. The Surrey contract details the windfall of unused sick days that must be paid out to employees who retire as early as age 55. The maximum is 150 days, for a lavish perk only available to employees hired before July 1, 1996. Even so, we’ll be paying these bonuses out for years to come. It goes on and on. Six weeks’ paid vacation after 20 years, with an extra day added for every year after that. There are many little things, such as a $60 “swimsuit allowance” for teacher aides who take part in swimming instruction. This is not to devalue the work done by these people. It is to suggest that given the growing gap between public and private employment benefits, finding savings is reasonable. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com firstname.lastname@example.org
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Affordable housing, not higher density Letters to the Editor
o we need affordable houses? Yes. Do we need higher density in North Saanich? No. How can we solve this problem? We are told to never trust a statistic. The same is true for surveys. You can pose a question so that you get the answer you want. It’s called a statistical fallacy. This is not only inaccurate but misleading. If you ask developers, business, industry and stakeholders, you will get their wish list. If you ask residents the answer is different, as we have seen from the survey of the North Saanich Residents Association, who contacted more than 3,500 households.
We have to see the larger picture. North Saanich is the most northern tip of the Peninsula. It has a unique purpose, other than Langford, View Royal or any other CRD municipality. North Saanich is not an isolated municipality either, it is linked to Sidney. We have to see North Saanich and Sidney in a balance to create a healthy environment. Don’t destroy that for some shortsighted reasons. Think of a body. Each body part has its unique purpose, otherwise the body can’t function. North Saanich serves a certain purpose which would be lost in higher density. Don’t let yourself be fooled as if we need higher density - the reason for being successful in North Saanich is
Readers respond: Wrong location Some of the people who have written in about the composting facility in Central Saanich either don’t live in the areas affected or must have major olfactory problems. Sure, living near farms comes with smells but the odour that’s afflicted well over a thousand homes in the Tanner Ridge, Keating, Island View, Martindale and Hunt Valley areas this summer is completely different from the occasional farm aroma. What has been generated by the Foundation Organics composting facility at Stanhope has been unrelenting, rancid and cloying. Contrary to the Stanhope Farms and Foundation Organics lawyer’s claim that the odour has nothing to do with the composting, the stink didn’t start until the plant got into production. How many ways can this composting facility be in the wrong? By composting huge amounts of waste that
it can’t possibly use on site? By generating massive truck traffic, noise and leachate issues? By producing horrific odour affecting thousands of people? Only to name a few. I’m left with many questions. For the partners in Foundation Organics: is being green really about the money for you? For Central Saanich council: why was a building permit issued for this operation when it was so obviously out of character with the surrounding neighbourhood? For the CRD: how much longer will Foundation Organics be allowed to operate outside the rules? And perhaps the most important question of all: what was the CRD thinking to license this business in that location in the first place? Dolores Bell Tanner Ridge
Compost research There has been much back-and-forth on this
larger lots, agricultural, rural, recreational and marine assets - not just for residents but beyond our own municipality. If you take this away, others will suffer as well. It is the secret of successful manipulation: if you tell a story often enough, finally people will believe you and repeat what they heard. But we have to learn to come to a sound judgment. What seems good for one party can destroy the other. To do the right thing is not to follow those who shout the loudest. Let’s work together for a better place to live and leave for future generations.
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issue, so how to bridge the gap? On the pro side, the rhetoric boils down to: “composting is good, and farms smell ... get over it.” But there are smells and then there are smells. Having lived near agricultural areas all my life, I am used to farm smells. When manure is spread, the air is ripe for a few hours at a time (a few days at worst) and even when the smells aren’t necessarily pleasant, they always have that natural, earthy, organic undertone. The odour coming from Foundation Organics resembles the odours of vomit and putrefaction and are from the processing of food wastes that are not usual to farming operations. I think we can all agree that as our world shrinks and wastes grow, we definitely need to be more proactive and responsible about how we process our waste materials as a society.
But that doesn’t mean that giving those food-based materials to a farming operation to compost in traditional fashion is the best - or even the only - answer to the problem. When the Regional District of Nanaimo instituted the mandatory processing of commercial food waste a number of years ago (which was expanded into curb-side composting collection), the contract was given to ICC Group (located in Duke Point), which uses a process involving large drum digesters which heat and break down food waste. This process occurs in a mostly sealed environment to prevent the kinds of odours that we in Tanner Ridge have all been choking on. The CRD needs to investigate and work with a company (or companies) that are willing to invest in the appropriate facilities to properly compost food wastes without stinking out the neighbours. This is the win/win
solution we need in Central Saanich. Andree Penrice Tanner Ridge
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LETTERS Killing deer not a plan for the long term About 14 years ago, I worked with a group of concerned citizens in Central Saanich to preserve wildlife habitat and corridors. Even when our group was on the agenda to make a presentation, we felt that we were blocked from council meetings while developers were given a slap on the wrist after clear cutting areas
that had been marked for preservation by a dedicated environmental assessment team. As far as I know, nothing has ever been done in the Central Saanich area to provide wildlife with space and corridors. Now people are being told that it is illegal to help these animals and that starving them and killing them is the new plan. Native animals are residents with rights and play a vital part in the ecosystem upon which we all
depend. In North Saanich, people clearcut acres of natural habitat in order to raise a few sheep to kill. They also allow their cats to roam the neighbourhood killing our swiftly disappearing songbirds even though they are now protected by the federal Migratory Bird Act. All attempts to uphold the bylaw to protect the birds have been ignored by North Saanich council.
Non-native grey squirrels are also a major threat to both the songbirds and the native squirrels, a threat ignored by both provincial and municipal governments. Deer that are threatening no other species are now being demonized. As the summer droughts worsen due to human environmental mismanagement, no municipal council or bylaw is going to tell me that I can’t give
water to a dehydrated doe and her fawn on my own private property. They also won’t tell me that hunters can legally shoot deer on my property. Unless, of course, they justify their long history of ignorance of the environment and their current lack of compassion for the animals who suffer from it. Virginia Smith North Saanich
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Foundation organics to go through CRD appeal process Devon MacKenzie News staff
A Central Saanich composting facility has appealed the Capital Regional District’s decision to suspend their licenses but cancelled a court date last week after they filed a petition in B.C. Supreme Court. Last week, public court documents revealed the company had filed a judicial review petition, but on Friday a scheduled court date was cancelled by Foundation Organics’ lawyer, John Alexander. Earlier in the week, Alexander had said that pending the review of documents by both parties, his clients were hoping a court hear-
ing could be avoided and actions taken to resolve the process through the CRD appeal channel. On Friday, Aug. 30 Andy Orr, a spokesperson for the CRD confirmed the two parties are planning to work through the CRD’s appeal process. “They have decided not to go through the courts but they are still in the appeal process with the CRD which I imagine will happen sometime in the next couple of weeks,” said Orr. Alexander said the petition was filed in response to what the company felt was stalling tactics on the CRD’s part. “The petition was filed primarily because Foundation Organics
had concerns about the speed with which the CRD was working,” Alexander said. “Their foot was on the gas to suspend the license but as soon they did they hit the brakes [on the process] pretty quick.” The suspension of the licence for the composting facility on Lochside Drive was announced Aug. 20 and focused on the acceptance of food waste at the facility. The licence suspension followed contract suspensions with Foundation Organics by the CRD in the first week of August. Alexander confirmed that a facility in the Cowichan Valley Regional District (Cobble Hill) is taking on the food waste that Foundation
Police arrest arson suspect News staff
Police have arrested a woman they believe is connected to a suspicious fire on a farm. On Aug. 25, fire crews received reports of a blaze at a farm residence in the 9400 block of West Saanich Rd. No one was injured in the fire but at the time it was deemed suspicious by investigators.
Further information revealed an earlier incident in which a threat was made to damage the farm by a farm employee. On Aug. 28, Sidney North Saanich RCMP officers were called to investigate a theft of incendiary devices from a business in Sidney. With the assistance of Central Saanich Police, a woman was
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Peninsula Gallery is hosting a meet and greet with artist Janice Robertson this week. On Saturday, Sept. 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. the gallery will feature Robertson’s works and Robertson herself will demonstrate her techniques using acrylics, watercolours and oils. Robertson is known for her light-filled impressionistic paintings of West Coast beaches, streams and forests as well as scenes inspired by her home and garden. Robertson’s family had a long history of female artists. Two great aunts on both sides of her family were professional artists, something that was quite unusual at the time.
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Thormanby Island where she and her sisters filled their days with art and crafts. To this day, Robertson feels re-charged and inspired by time
spent outdoors. Her talent blossomed in high school where she was encouraged to follow her path as an artist. Her art training included courses in the
fine arts department of Fraser Valley College, as well as many workshops taught by accomplished artists. A professional artist since 1989, she is a four time medal winner with the Federation of Canadian Artists and has received several other awards. Her paintings are found in collections throughout North America, Europe, Australia and Singapore. Robertson is also a popular and respected workshop instructor and this year, she will be one of the jurors of the Sidney Fine Art Show. For more information and to see samples of some of Robertson’s work, visit www.pengal. com. — With files from Peninsula Gallery
News Review holding Tour de Rock fundraiser Silent auction at the Prairie Inn Sept. 14 SIDNEY — The Peninsula News Review is doing its part to help Black Press’ rider in the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock this fall. The PNR will hold a silent auction fundraiser at the Prairie Inn on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. All of the funds raised at the event will go towards the efforts of Arnold Lim to collect for the Tour de Rock — which raises money to help
children fight cancer. To this end, the PNR is seeking donations from the community. Already there are items lined up, including a signed Trevor Linden poster, a gift basket from Urban Fare, gift certificates from Melinda’s Biscotti, Safeway and a paint store, four B.C. Lions tickets, four Victoria Royals tickets, a six-month pass to Panorama Rec. Centre and much more.
TOWN HALL MEETING Share your views about your community with Council! The District of Central Saanich Municipal Council is hosting a Town Hall Meeting on: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Keating Elementary School Multi-Purpose Room (6843 Central Saanich Road) All members of the community are invited to bring their curiosity and concerns to this informal question-and-answer session. For more information, please contact a member of Council at 250-652-4444.
“We feel we should be doing something to help Arnold and his Tour de Rock team in their fundraising efforts. They’re doing the hard work, so we’ll have fun helping them reach their goals,” said publisher, Jim Parker.
“We feel we should be doing something to help Arnold and his Tour de Rock team in their fundraising efforts.” – Jim Parker The PNR is looking for auction items, large and small. Please contact Parker at 250-6561151, ext. 6 or email email@example.com to donate soon. — News staff
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But what a summer we have had, chizostylis coccinea! You do haven’t we? And the leaves will turn red speak Russian, don’t you? or yellow before they turn brown and Well, to be honest, neither they are lovely when they do. do I. So lets enjoy them as they go into fall This is actually the botanimode and not worry about the changing cal name for a lovely gladiola-like flower season and what may be in store in the that blooms late in the year (October not-too-distant future. and November). The balcony is a pretty sad affair right The first time I ran across it, it was now. Forlorn lily stalks with shrivelled planted in small clusters around the blossoms still clinging to withering edges of a bed right in front of the canstems — it’s enough to make a fella’ cry. cer clinic at the Jubilee hospital. Helen Lang It will soon be time to buy and plant I had never seen it before, but went Over the Garden bulbs. searching and found the rhizomes availFence In a couple of weeks I think I’ll put the able at a nursery the following spring. bulbs I’ve saved from last year in a bowl It is a heartening feeling when everything seems to be either dying or dead, to see of water to get them thinking about making new roots during the winter. these lovely blooms appear. Oh, I’m sorry. I didn’t mean to mention that Do you recall a song called September? It started off “The leaves of brown, came tum- word for at least another couple of months. Not to worry, it’s still more than 20 degrees bling down, remember, that September, in the every afternoon, so relax, the wintery months are rain.” That tune is warbling away in my head right still a long way off. now. Helen Lang has been the Peninsula News Review’s My mother used to play it on the piano, and I garden columnist for more than 30 years. guess we are in for it all too soon.
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Council would like to see costs recovered Continued from page A1
“There should be no cost,” he continued, adding the SBA did some research and found the Town
charges more for organizations to hold markets than almost every other city in Canada. “Originally, there was no fee. They supported the SBA originally and
with a reasonable chunk of money. They were making an investment.” Buckley said the SBA now receives most of tis revenue through
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given of a PUBLIC HEARING to be held in the Central Saanich Municipal Council Chamber, 1903 Mt. Newton Cross Road, Saanichton, BC, at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 9, 2013 with regard to the following proposed Bylaws to amend Land Use Bylaw No. 1309, 1999, and with regard to a proposed Development Variance Permits.
CENTRAL SAANICH LAND USE BYLAW AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 1812, 2013 (7226 WEST SAANICH ROAD)
Bylaw No. 1812, 2013 - Subject Property
In general terms, the purpose of the proposed Bylaw is to amend Appendix “A” of the Central Saanich Land Use Bylaw No. 1309, 1999 to rezone the area of land legally described as Lot 10, Section 10, Range 1 West, South Saanich District, Plan 12715 (7226 West Saanich Road), as shown shaded on the map, from Service Station Commercial (C-4) to Core Commercial (C-1). The intent of the proposed bylaw amendment is to permit the re-development of the building and site for a medical office.
memberships, its newsletter, a street banners program and Sidney guide. “Membership is solid,” he said. “We have stable numbers.” Buckley admitted the market was the SBA’s largest source of revenue and losing it meant they’ve had to cut back on expenses. “Council didn’t look at the SBA’s books,” he said, “and took someone else’s word on our finances and then took
the market away from us. If they were trying to eliminate us, that would be a good way of doing it.” Buckley said the SBA is still open, but facing an uncertain future. Sidney councillors moved ahead with plans to recoup the debt. “I’m not comfortable about forgiving debts while a group is still running,” Price said. Coun. Marilyn Loveless agreed, saying
she would like to see those costs — already incurred by the taxpayer when the Town provided services at the 2012 street market
Deadline extended for Chamber’s Crystal Award nominations Steven Heywood News staff
A Development Variance Permit has also been requested in respect to 7226 West Saanich Road to vary the regulations in section 42 (12) of Land Use Bylaw No. 1309, 1999 to allow off-street parking within 2.5m of a lot line.
Chris Fudge is looking for any last-minute nominations for the Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce’s annual excel-
lence awards gala next month. The chamber is extending the deadline for its seventh annual Island Savings Crystal Awards to Thursday, Sept. 5 (tomorrow) — giving people an extra
few days to get any nominations in they might be sitting on. The first deadline was Aug. 30, but Fudge, the Chamber’s executive director, said he knew of people who were taking a bit more time to
Representations from the public on the requested Development Variance Permit will be considered by Council at the time, date, and place noted above for the public hearing.
CENTRAL SAANICH LAND USE BYLAW AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 1813, 2013 (2410 Meadowland Drive)
Bylaw No. 1813, 2013 - Subject Property
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DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT A Development Variance Permit has also been requested in respect to 2410 Meadowland Drive to vary the regulations in section 38 (27B) of Land Use Bylaw No. 1309, 1999 to reduce the minimum rear yard setback on proposed Lot ‘B’ from 7.5m to 5.9m to enable the existing house to remain on the lot.
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Copies of the proposed Bylaws, Development Variance Permits, Land Use Bylaw No. 1309, 1999, staff reports and other related information that may be considered by Council, may be inspected at the Office of the Municipal Clerk, Central Saanich Municipal Hall, 1903 Mt. Newton Cross Road, Saanichton, BC, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, excluding holidays, from the date of this notice to 4:30 p.m., Monday, September 9, 2013 inclusive. For more information, please phone the Planning Department at 250-544-4209. All persons who believe that their interest in property may be affected by the proposed Bylaws and Development Variance Permits shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing, either in person, by representative, or by written submission, on all matters contained in the proposed Bylaws and Development Variance Permits, at the above mentioned time, date and place. Dated at Saanichton, BC, this 19th day of August, 2013.
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get their papers in. Nominations are being accepted in such categories as business of the year, not-forprofit organization of the year, new business and newsmaker of the year, among others. People can visit www. peninsulachamber.ca for the forms and criteria. Fudge said the application process is less stringent than some people might think, adding they do not have to be chamber members to apply — or to win a Crystal Award. “We like to see as many nominations as possible in all of the categories,” said Fudge. “There are a variety of categories, so there is a spotlight on the many local people in busi-
“We like to see as many nominations as possible in all of the categories.” – Chris Fudge
Representations from the public on the requested Development Variance Permit will be considered by Council at the time, date, and place noted above for the public hearing.
Patrick Robins Chief Administrative Officer
Peninsula Chamber’s gala awards night set for Oct. 3 at Butchart Gardens
DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT
In general terms, the purpose of the proposed Bylaw is to amend Appendix “A” of the Central Saanich Land Use Bylaw No. 1309, 1999 to rezone the area of land legally described as Lot 6, Section 17, Range 4 East, South Saanich District, Plan 20422 (2410 Meadowland Drive), as shown shaded on the map, from Large Lot Single Family Residential (R-1) to Medium Lot Single Family Residential (R-1M). The intent of the proposed bylaw amendment is to facilitate the subdivision of the subject property at 2410 Meadowland Drive into two lots; retaining the existing house on the southern lot and allowing construction of one new single family dwelling on the new proposed northern lot.
— to be recovered. “The Town was criticized for taking over the market,” added Coun. Kenny Podmore. “The Town knew something was up and we took that action and I’ll leave it at that.” Council unanimously passed a motion to have staff make every effort to collect the money owing the municipality by the SBA.
ness.” When the latest deadline passes, the judging begins. Awards will be given out at an Oct. 3 gala event at Butchart Gardens. Last year’s awards ceremony was sold out and Fudge warns that people should get their tickets soon. Contact the chamber for more details on tickets by emailing info@ peninsulachamber.ca or calling 250-656-3616. editor@peninsula newsreview.com
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Panthers’ season opens First puck drops Friday at Panorama Devon MacKenzie
CENTRAL SAANICH LAND USE BYLAW AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 1816, 2013 (8069 THOMSON PLACE)
Bylaw No. 1816, 2013 - Subject Property
“Other Regulations Despite the regulations under the heading “Lot Coverage and Area”, the minimum lot area for subdivision of the land legally described as Lot 17, Sections 3 and 4, Range 1 West, South Saanich District, Plan 30146 shall be 1.45 ha.” The intent of the proposed bylaw amendment is to facilitate the subdivision of the subject property at 8069 Thomson Place into two lots. Gordon Lee Photography
Spencer Loverock will be looking to lead the Panthers in their home opener Friday. be pretty solid right off the bat.” Missing from last year’s Panthers lineup will be Peninsula Minor Hockey product Nathan Looysen who was signed by the Kamloops Blazers of the Western Hockey League. Looysen came out of nowhere to crack their lineup and Passmore is enthused by his success.
“This is what our program is about,” he said. “But this time around we want to win, we want players that have the will to win. We want to give our fans out here on the Peninsula something to cheer about every single time out.” The puck drops for the first home game at 7:30 p.m. at Panorama Recreation Centre.
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NOTICE is hereby given of a PUBLIC HEARING to be held in the Central Saanich Fire Training Centre, 1903 Mt. Newton Cross Road, Saanichton, BC, at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 with regard to the following proposed Bylaws to amend the OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN BYLAW NO. 1600, 2008 and the LAND USE BYLAW NO. 1309, 1999.
In general terms, the purpose of the proposed Bylaw is to amend Appendix “A” of Central Saanich Land Use Bylaw No. 1309, 1999 for the area of land legally described as Lot 17, Sections 3 and 4, Range 1 West, South Saanich District, Plan 30146 (8069 Thomson Place), as shown shaded on the map, by adding the following to the regulations for the Rural Estate Acreage (RE-1) Zone:
The Peninsula Panthers are making the final preparations for their Friday night home opener against the Kerry Park Islanders. With most of the players from last year’s squad returning with a year of junior hockey experience under their belts, the Panthers are looking to a strong season “We feel we will compete at the top end of the VIJHL this time around,” said head coach and general manager Brian Passmore. “Last season our lineup featured 19 rookies and it was really a season of little expectations as our roster learned how to compete in the league. “This time around we will have a strong cast of veterans and I expect that we should
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CENTRAL SAANICH OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN BYLAW AND LAND USE BYLAW AMENDMENT BYLAWS (KEATING CROSS ROAD AND WEST SAANICH ROAD) 1. CENTRAL SAANICH OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN BYLAW AMENDMENT BYLAW 1792, 2012 (Tourist Commercial – South of Keating Cross Road and East of West Saanich Road) In general terms, the purpose of the proposed Bylaw is to: a. amend the Central Saanich Official Community Plan Schedule ‘A’ Land Use Plan by changing the land use designation of the Easterly 196.4 Feet of Lot 3, Section 14, Range 1 East, SSD, Plan 1423 (1515 Keating Cross Road), and those portions of both Lot B, Section 14, Range 1 East, SSD, Plan 13537 (1509 Keating Cross Road) and Lot 2, Section 14, Range 1 East, SSD, Plan 1423, shown shaded on the map, from Tourist Commercial to Multi-Family Residential; and, b. amend the Central Saanich Official Community Plan Schedule ‘D’ Development Permit Areas by designating the properties legally described the Easterly 196.4 Feet of Lot 3, Section 14, Range 1 East, SSD, Plan 1423 (1515 Keating Cross Road), and those portions of both Lot B, Section 14, Range 1 East, SSD, Plan 13537 (1509 Keating Cross Road) and Lot 2, Section 14, Range 1 East, SSD, Plan 1423 as a Development Permit Area for Multi-Family Residential. 2. CENTRAL SAANICH LAND USE BYLAW AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 1793, 2012 (Artisan Properties – 4 Lots at Keating Cross Road and West Saanich Road) In general terms, the purpose of the proposed Bylaw is to: a. amend the text in the Central Saanich Land Use Bylaw No. 1309, 1999 in Subsection 12 of Section 38 of Part 5 by adding “Restaurant” in appropriate alphabetical order to the list of permitted uses for the Tourist Commercial (C-5) zone; b. amend Schedule 1 (Zoning Map) in the Central Saanich Land Use Bylaw No. 1309, 1999 by changing the zoning designation of the Easterly 196.4 Feet of Lot 3, Section 14, Range 1 East, SSD, Plan 1423 (1515 Keating Cross Road), and those portions of both Lot B, Section 14, Range 1 East, SSD, Plan 13537 (1509 Keating Cross Road) and Lot 2, Section 14, Range 1 East, SSD, Plan 1423, as shown shaded on the map from Tourist Commercial (C-5) to Residential Attached (RM-3). 3. CENTRAL SAANICH OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN BYLAW AMENDMENT BYLAW 1796, 2012 (Tourist Commercial – South of Keating Cross Road and East of West Saanich Road) In general terms, the purpose of the proposed Bylaw is to amend the text in Central Saanich Official Community Plan Bylaw 1600, 2008 by adding the following at the end of Section 4.2: “Policy 11 A cluster of commercial properties exists at the crossroads of Keating Cross Road and West Saanich Road, outside the Urban Settlement Area. The initial commercial designation and development of these properties dates back to the 1950’s, prior to the introduction of an Urban Settlement Area within municipal bylaws or the adoption of the first Regional Growth Strategy. The historical provision of urban services to this area is an anomaly to the general pattern of urban servicing otherwise supported by this OCP. Recognizing the existing level of urban services already provided to these lands, despite Section 4.2 Policy 3, a more intensive form of residential development may be approved in conjunction with tourist-oriented uses on adjacent parcels designated Tourist Commercial lying south of Keating Cross Road and east of West Saanich Road.”
Bylaw No. 1792, 1793 & 1796, 2012 - Subject Property
The intent of the proposed Bylaw amendments is to facilitate the development of a multi-family residential development on the subject properties while retaining the existing restaurant in the Tourist Commercial zone. Copies of the above proposed Bylaws, Official Community Plan No. 1600, 2008, Land Use Bylaw No. 1309, 1999, staff reports and other related information that may be considered by Council, may be inspected at the Office of the Municipal Clerk, Central Saanich Municipal Hall, 1903 Mt. Newton Cross Road, Saanichton, BC, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, excluding holidays, from the date of this Notice to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 11, 2013 inclusive. For more information, please phone the Planning Department at 250-544-4209. All persons who believe that their interest in property may be affected by the proposed Bylaws shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing, either in person, by representative, or by written submission, on all matters contained in the proposed Bylaws, at the above mentioned time, date and place. Dated at Saanichton, BC, this 20th day of August, 2013. Patrick Robins Chief Administrative Officer
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6:30 to 8:30 p.m. starting Sept. 12. This is a Panorama Recreation event. Regular admission rates apply. For more information, call Marilynne at 250-6550313. the centre for Active Living 50+ in Brentwood Bay (1229 Clarke Rd.) invites you to a series of speakers through October. Sessions will be held every Friday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Admission is by donation and refreshments will be served. Everyone welcome. Call 250652-4611 between 10 a.m. and noon for information or visit www.centralsaanich seniorscentre.org.
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Oct. 4 — Kerry Panter, Member Services Director, Co-operative Housing Federation B.C. Oct. 11 — Avery Stetski, Member and speaker for Dying With Dignity organization. Oct. 18 — Ian Cameron and his trip to France. Oct. 25 — Patsy BergerNorth, Executive Director, Mount Newton Centre. VIc y Volkssport walk on Saturday, Sept. 7 is the Annual John and Lois Duncan Walks. Meet at Centennial Park (7400 block Wallace Drive in Central Saanich) for registration which is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Red Route 6 and 10 km walks; Blue Route 5 and 10 km walks. Barbecued bratwursts (meat and veggie), corn, muffins, coffee, juice and pop available for a nominal charge. Contact Carol at 250386-6670 or Keith at 250-385-8619. the penInsula garden Club will meet Monday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney. Come and hear Jeff de Jong speak on Bulbs for all Reasons. Jeff will mention that bulbs are one of the most versatile plants that we can use. No matter if you have sun or shade, a large garden or a few containers these perfect plants brighten any garden space. Discover how many wonderful ways that bulbs can transform your garden all year long. Visitors are welcome. on saturday, sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Saanichton Bible Fellowship and the 10th Tsartlip Scout group are working together to put on a Community Fun Day. The Fun Day will consist of several fun stations for families to participate in including a dunk tank, mini golf, inflatable obstacle course, laser speed soccer and Kub Kar racing. In addition, we will be providing a barbecue with hot dogs, hamburgers and other food items along with baked goods, music and prizes for the kids. For info, call Troy Dunham at 250652-6311.
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All proceeds are given to charity. We are proud to be partnering with Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association! Come out and show your support. Bring the kids! Bouncy house, burgers by Original Joeâ€™s and more. Meet and greet and book signing with local authors Bob Battistuzzi, Suzi Davis, Kara Dale Bohmer, illustrator Dean GrifďŹ ths.
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TRAVEL GETAWAYS LONG BEACH - Ucluelet Deluxe waterfront cabin, sleeps 6, BBQ. Fall Special. 2 nights $239 or 3 nights $299 Pets Okay. Rick 604-306-0891
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EVERYTHING YOU Need! Flooring, doors, windows, tubs, bricks, lumber, pavers... Heritage/modern. Syd’s Salvage (250)886-2658.
DINING ROOM set dark pine, table with 6 chairs, 2 piece china cabinet. Excellent condition. $550. Call (250)6564925.
MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE
EDDIE BAUER travel crib, $48. 4621.
INCUMBANT/ ERGONOMIC black cloth kneeling chair, $35. Call (778)426-4449. TECH PRO Bicycle- 18 speed mountain bike, like new, $60. (250)652-6534. WINE RACK, 5.4”Hx7.9”L, holds 170 bottles. $99. (250)658-4726.
FUEL/FIREWOOD ARBUTUS, CYPRESS, fir, hardwoods. Seasoned. Call 250-661-7391.
HUGE USED BOOK SALE Saturday, Sept. 14 9am-3pm
ONE DAY ONLY!
At the News Leader Pictorial Office in Duncan. 5380 TCH, between Buckerfield’s and The Brick. Thousands of titles and genres! Paperbacks are sorted by author!
$1 paperbacks and $2 hardcovers
All proceeds are given to charity. We are proud to be partnering with Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association! Come out and show your support. Bring the kids! Bouncy house, burgers by Original Joe’s and more. Meet and greet and book signing with local authors Bob Battistuzzi, Suzi Davis, Kara Dale Bohmer, illustrator Dean Grifﬁths.
Get your winter reading material HERE! Call 250-746-4471 for more information
NEWSPRINT ROLLENDS$2-$10. Fridays only, 8:30am to 4:30pm. #200-770 Enterprise Cres, Victoria. Goldstream Press Division.
SAANICH WEST- 1246 Hastings St, 3 bdrm Rancher, 2 garage, dining/living/family rooms, 2 bath (ensuite), F/P, appls incld, new roof. Walking distance to Interurban campus. $484,900. 250-477-4600.
STEEL BUILDINGS, Metal buildings 60% off! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-4572206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca
MISCELLANEOUS WANTED ANTIQUES, BOOKS, collectibles, furniture, china, jewelry. Estates/private libraries purchased. Galleon Books & Antiques, 250-655-0700
REAL ESTATE APARTMENT/CONDOS 2-BEDROOM CONDO ground floor in desirable Saanichton. Open concept, electric fireplace, custom kitchen. Carpets & laminate. Ensuite laundry, small pet ok. Low strata fee. Great starter, $235,000. By appointment 1-250-652-1218
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CRYSTAL POOL- 1 bdrm, full kitchen, shared bathroom, $565. NS/NP, non-drinker. Call (250)477-0686.
Auto Financing 1.800.910.6402
SUITES, LOWER SEASIDE LUXURY condo studio, Sidney, BC. Exceptional views, furnished. Offers on $154,900 for quick sale. www.shawnaytownsend.com/miraloma
SIDNEY- 2444 Amherst Ave. 1300sq ft updated character home looking for a family w/2 children and a dog. Fenced south facing corner lot near the Salish Sea. Walk to town and schools. Orangic gardens & fruit trees, fireplace, hot tub, 6 appls. Free TV forever.... $499,000. (250)656-6136.
RENTALS APARTMENT/CONDO 1 & 2 Bdrm suites & cabins. Perched on a cliffside with panoramic ocean vista, overlooking The Saanich Inlet. Serene & secure. All amenities on-site, firewood. $500-$1200 inclds utils. Monthly/Weekly. Pets ok with refs. 25 min commute to downtown Victoria. Must have references! Call 250-478-9231.
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT Bright lg Bach 1,2,3 br. Units Fully reno 5 min drive to DT Victoria Full time on site manager
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HARRIET/UPTOWN- 3 bdrms, newly reno’d, 4 appls, bus route, NS/NP. $1600 utils incl, own laundry. 250-480-0849. LANGFORD. RENO’D 1-bdrm + den, large deck, insuite W/D, 975 sq.ft, sm pet ok, $1150. inclds utils. N/S (250)478-4018 MARIGOLDcozy 1 bdrm, woodstove. shared W/D, quiet. NS/NP. $850. 250-727-6217. SIDNEY- 1100SQ FT, 2 bdrm, 2 bath, beautiful brand new grd flr suite, quality throughout, granite, SS appls, priv patio & garden, maintenance incld. 1 block from Beacon Ave, close to all amenities, 2 prkging stalls, minimum 1 yr lease. NS/NP. $1800. incld’s water, sewer. Avail Sept 1. Call Suzanne: (250)656-1850, (250)857-1851. SIDNEY- 1 BDRM, 1 bath ground floor suite, F/S, W/D, large kitchen & living room, lots of storage, N/S, no dogs. $950 util’s incld’d. Available Sept. 1st. Call (250)654-0410.
SIDNEY, WATERFRONT home, 1 bdrm, fully furn’d or unfurn, all utils incl’d, F/S, W/D, small dog ok, N/S, Oct 1. $1100 mo. Ref’s. Call 250665-6367.
1966 CHEVY Pick up, 1/2 ton short box, burgundy. 3 in the tree, 6 cylinder. Good condition, runs great, comes with second set of winter tires and rims. Second owner for last 45 years, in Victoria. $10,000 obo. Call: 250 479 0441 or email: email@example.com
SIDNEY 1-BDRM, 1 bath 750 sq ft, legal suite. Quality throughout: granite, SS appls, vaulted ceilings, skylights, balcony, parking. 1 blk from Beacon Ave. Close to all amenities. 1 yr lease. NS/NP. $1200./mo + hydro. Avail Sept 1. Call Suzanne: (250)6561850, (250)857-1851.
DOWNTOWN SIDNEY- Bright 1 bdrm deluxe suite. Short term. Call (250)514-7747.
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18FT FIBERGLASS hull and oak and ash wood finish canoe with paddles and life jackets is suitable for exploring the coast or for more extended canoe trips where carrying capacity is required. To inspect please phone 250.665.6537 Asking price, $750. 1993 BAYLINER 2452, in premier condition. 2 sounders & GPS, head, galley, canopy, 9.9 hp 4 stroke Yamaha on hydraulics, downriggers, dinghy in 27’ newer Van Isle Marina boathouse near the ramp. $18,000. obo. 250-656-6136.
FORD F-350 MOTORHOME. V10 engine, 24’ 125km, AC, trailer hitch, portable generator, anti-theft steering wheel lock incld’d. Pet and smoke free. Great shape, fully serviced ready for the road. Reduced price $17,500. Please phone 250-655-4840. Located in Sidney.
TRUCKS & VANS
1996 FORD F250- 7.3 Diesal, 5 spd, standard cab and box, 400,000 km. $3900 obo. (250)656-4707.
MARINE 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.
O H I do like to be beside the seaside. I do this with my Invacare Auriga 3-wheel scooter. 2 new batteries, recently serviced. Manual available. $750.
2004 TITANIUM 29E34RL (new May 2005), good condition. One slide out, rear living room with fireplace, chair, hide-a-bed couch, sliding glass doors leading to fully screened patio. Patio deck slides out from underneath. Centre kitchen, double door refrigerator, microwave, double sink. Hardwood floors, oak cabinets, washer/dryer, porcelain toilet. Ducted A/C, gas/ electric hot water with DSI. Fiberglass exterior, dual paned windows, Polar Pak insulation, power front jacks, rear stabilizers. Ideal for traveling south in winter, parking at the lake or touring. Length/benefits of 34’ but tows like 29’. $65,000 new, asking $19,900. 250-8818833, firstname.lastname@example.org
ROOMS FOR RENT
RESTLESS LEG Syndrome and leg cramps? Fast relief in one hour. Sleep at night. Proven for over 32 years. www.allcalm.com Mon-Fri 8-4 EST 1-800-765-8660. SHABBY CHIC sofa- straw colour, heavily textured cotton, $650. Stork Craft 4 in one crib, $200. Simmons crib mattress, $125. Security gate, $25. Stroller, $25. High chair, $50. Foam changing pad, $25. Call (778)351-3165.
ROOM & BOARD FURNISHED ROOM with shared facilities in family home in Sidney. $525 per month. (778) 426-3433 or email: email@example.com
50 DOLLAR bill, 1937 almost mint. Highest bidder takes it. 250-652-6534.
VIC WEST- 3 bdrms, grd lvl, lrg fenced yrd + deck, bsmt, 4 piece bathrm, 4 appls, oak flrs. Own laundry. Ref’s req, N/S. $1200. Oct 1. 250-385-2171.
BDF-14 RIB fast, stable, deep-V fiberglass hull, 30 HP Suzuki, Highliner trailer, Sunbrella cover. All in good condition. $2800. 250-477-7327
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Become a Psychiatric Nurse in your own community There is an urgent need for more Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPN), particularly outside the urban areas of the province. And with the workforce aging – the average age of a Registered Psychiatric Nurse in BC is 47 years – the number of retirees from the profession is exceeding the number of graduates. Entry-level earnings start at $30.79/hour to $40.42/hour. Train Locally – The only program of its kind in BC, students can learn within their local communities via distance education, local and/or regional clinical placements, and some regional classroom delivery. This 23 month program is accredited by the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC (CRPNBC). Government student loans, Employment & Labour Market Services (ELMS), band funding & other ﬁnancing options available to qualiﬁed applicants.
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HAULING AND SALVAGE
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FURNITURE REFINISHING. Specializing in small items, end-tables, coffee tables, chairs. Free pick-up & delivery. References available. 250-475-1462.
AURICLE BSC lawn, garden shrubs, irrigation & blow out fall C/up p wash 250-882-3129
HANDYMAN SERVICES. Lawns, fences, pruning, flooring, painting, drywall, small reno’s. Mike/Chris 250-656-8961
PARRY’S HAULING We haul it all - FREE estimates. Call Shawn 250-812-7774
FREE ESTIMATES. Reasonable. Reliable. No job too small. Call 250-388-5544.
GLENWOOD Gardenworks Landscaping & Garden Services. Satisfaction guaranteed. 250-474-4373.
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.
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Certified General Accountant Bookkeeping, Audit, Payroll, HST. Set up & Training. E-File
20+ YEARS Experience. Landscaping, Lawns, Pruning, Maintenance & more. Reliable. WCB. Andrew (250)656-0052.
McGREGOR HOME Repair & Renos. Decks to doors. Small jobs OK. WCB. (250)655-4518
22YRS EXP Clean-ups, weeding, hauling. $25/hr. All areas of city. Dave 250-656-7045.
CLEANING SERVICES AFFORDABLE! SUPPLIES & vacuum incld’d. All lower Island areas. 250-385-5869.
ELECTRICAL 250-361-6193 Quality Electric Reno’s, res & comm. No job too small. Lic# 22779. AT&T ELECTRIC. Renovations. Residential & Commercial. Knob & tube replacement. #26125. (250)744-4550. KENDRA’S ELECTRICAL Co. #86952. No Job too Small. Kendra, 250-415-7991.
FENCING ALL TYPES of fencing, repairs. Reliable, on-time. Free estimates. Call 250-888-8637.
$20 & Up Garbage & Garden waste removal. Senior Disc. Free estimates. 250-812-2279. CLEAN-UP SPECIAL. You load bins, size 12 yard $100 plus dump fee or we do it all. Call 250-361-6164. FAMILY MAN Hauling. Call Chris for all your hauling needs. 250-920-8463.
(250)208-8535 WOODCHUCK Yard & garden overgrown? No job too big. Irrigation, landscaping, patio stone, install. Blackberry & ivy removal. 25yr
JACK NASH, serving Victoria since 1980. Big or small, free estimates. Call (250)881-3886.
ALFRED, ALFRED Quality Painting. Wholesale, Discounts! 50 years experience. 250-382-3694.
A PROFESSIONAL Woman painter. Karen Bales Painting & Wall coverings. Over 25yrs exp. Free est. 250-514-5220.
SPRING clean up! Lawns, hedges and more. Free estimates. 778-350-1880
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
GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS (250)889-5794. DIAMOND Dave- window, gutter cleaning, roof-de-moss, gutter guards, power washing. Free est.
MOVING & STORAGE (250)889-5794. DIAMOND Dave Moving- 2 men, 5 ton, $85/hr.
HANDYPERSONS BIG BEAR Handyman. Decks, Stairs, Painting, General household repairs. Free estimate. Call Barry 250-896-6071
*WRIGHT BROS* Moving. $80/hr, 2 men/3 ton. Seniors discount. Philip (250)383-8283
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250-216-9476 ACCEPTING new clients, From the Ground Up, custom landscapes, finish carpentry, garden clean-ups.
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
SAVE-A-LOT HAULING Furniture, appliance, garden waste, we take it all! Always lowest rate, senior discount. Brad 250-217-9578.
Hurr y in to get up to a t $100 bonus gif on select . s e n o h p t r a sm
HEAVY MOVES- Safes, Industrial, 20 yrs exp. Insured. 250-886-2658.
DRIVEWAYS, WALKWAYS, Decks, etc. Reasonable rates. 250-744-8588, Norm.
STUCCO/SIDING STUCCO REPAIRMAN- Stucco & Painting Specialist. 50 years experience. Free estimates. Dan, 250-391-9851.
BIG BEAR Painting. Interior & Exterior. Quality work. Free estimate. Barry 250-896-6071
BLAINE’S WINDOW WASHING. Serving Sidney & Brentwood since 1983. Average house $35. 250-656-1475
DALE’S PAINTING Int/ext. Prompt, courteous, 25yrs exp $25/hr Free est. 250-516-2445
BOB’S WINDOW Cleaning. Roof demoss, Gutters. Licensed and affordable. 250-884-7066.
LADY PAINTER Serving the Peninsula for over 20 yrs. Interior/exterior. Call Bernice, 250-655-1127.
DAVE’S WINDOW Cleaning. Windows, Gutters, Sweeping, Roofs, Roof Demossing, Pressure Washing. 250-361-6190.
OLD TIMER. Quality old fashioned service. Great rates. Excellent references. Call Al at 250-474-6924, 250-888-7187.
JUNK BOX- We Do All The Loading
JUNK REMOVAL 7 days / wk. Fast Service, Best Prices!! Free quotes. (250)857-JUNK.
FELIX PLUMBING. Over 35 years experience. Reasonable rates. Call 250-514-2376.
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