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Hundreds of families and friends of Royal Canadian Navy personnel in the Capital Region are waiting anxiously for the safe return of their loved ones after HMCS Protecteur caught fire last week off the coast of Hawaii. Protecteur had been scheduled to dock at CFB Esquimalt today (March 5), but a Feb. 27 engine room fire stranded the ship in the middle of the Pacific ocean, about 600 kilometres from Pearl Harbour. “There’s no comment on how the crew are getting home yet,” said Saanich resident Devon MacKenzie, whose partner, Leading Seaman Curt Korolyk, helped battle the blaze onboard Protecteur. “The only contact I’ve had with (Curt) has been about three minutes on a satellite phone so that’s been hard,” MacKenzie said. “I only had time to ask him if he’s OK, that sort of thing. He was fairly shaken.” There were about 300 people, including 17 family members, onboard the naval supply ship when the fire broke out Thursday. Those family members were evacuated to U.S.S. Michael Murphy and returned to Hawaii the following day. About 20 crew suffered minor injuries including smoke inhalation, exhaustion and dehydration while battling the blaze and were treated onboard. Protecteur and its 279 crew were being towed back to Pearl Harbour Monday afternoon by the U.S. fleet ocean tug USNS Sioux. Last August, Protecteur suffered cosmetic damage when she collided with HMCS Algonquin during a training exercise en route to Hawaii. Both supply ships are slated for retirement in 2015. “I’m just super proud of (the crew),” said MacKenzie, a reporter with the Peninsula News Review. “They really managed to keep it all under control, and obviously the disaster training they had was really worth it.” The Esquimalt Military Family Resource Centre continues to co-ordinate updates and support services for relatives of Protecteur’s crew. They can be reached at 250-363-2640. dpalmer@vicnews.com

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Spec-nation spins social media trend Acts of kindness counteract online neknominations

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Armed with video cameras, big hearts and a want to make a difference, students from Spectrum community school are conducting random acts of kindness throughout Greater Victoria. The surge of good deeds comes as the school aims to put a positive spin on a dangerous social media trend, known as neknominations. “Neknominations work by you videotaping yourself doing something stupid and then you nominate other friends to do something equal or worse, basically,” said Spectrum teacher Nick Van Iersel. “So we call ours SpecNominations, and the challenge is really straightforward: do something that will leave the world in a better place than you found it. “It came out of a concern of ours around neknominations; we knew some of our kids had been nominated.” Van Iersel launched SpecNominations on Feb. 17 with a video of him paying for a coffee and muffin for five people at McDonald’s. “That is the nicest thing ever,” the McDonald’s employee tells him of his $8.35 purchase. Within two days of Van Iersel posting his video to YouTube students began spreading positive change and posting their own exploits to social media. “One thing that really spoke to us was helping the less fortunate,” said Grade 12 student Pius Cuizon. He and friends Sage Barlow-Young and Jenna Lancaster were nominated by Van Iersel, and the first students to accept the nomination. The trio, along with Cuizon’s sister Eurica who filmed their good deeds, purchased 10 hamburgers and a large pizza, and offered hot food to Victoria’s homeless on a cold February night. “At first I thought it wasn’t a big deal, but I realized at the end of it that a little really does go a long way,” Cuizon said. “As long as you give the best you possibly can and have a heart and want to help others, you can make a difference.” At the end of their video, the Grade 12 students nominated their entire grad class to take on the

Saanich will break new ground come November, approaching students with enhanced voting opportunities in the municipal election. Council last week approved the 2014 Saanich Local Government Elections budget of $285,240 which will include mobile voting for University of Victoria students and a return to mobile polls at seniors residences. “We’re the first to go there,” said Mayor Frank Leonard, of adding UVic to advanced voting locations. A report to council from electoral officer Carrie McPhee, director of legislative services, outlined suggested changes to the voter process this municipal election. The idea for an advance poll at UVic came from informal surveys done at the university and Camosun last year. Camosun students did not express interest. “Students will have to make the decision when they go to register, because it changes the provincial and federal voters list,” Leonard said. McPhee’s election strategy includes $8,000 to reintroduce the mobile voting for senior residences. They were removed last election and replaced with mail-in voting. “Didn’t work,” Leonard said. “She’s reinstating a mobile poll that would drive around to retirement communities.” The cost per registered voter under this budget is $3.38. “It’s reasonable. It’s worth it if we can increase the turnout. Democracy is so precious, anything we can do to encourage people to use it,” Leonard said. “It’ll be interesting to see how many more voters we get.” reporter@saanichnews.com

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Jenna Lancaster, left, Eurica Cuizon, Pius Cuizon and Sage Barlow-Young buy burgers for homeless people as part of Spectrum community school’s random acts of kindness venture, SpecNominations. challenge. Less than two hours after seeing the video, Kat Gosselin and Rahim Khan had approached half a dozen homeless people and bought them more than $150 worth of food, sweaters, shoes, socks and a sleeping bag. “We just asked them what they wanted; if there was anything that they needed,” Gosselin said. “They seemed stunned at first. They were so thankful and so happy. It made my day. I was getting jitters buying all the stuff because I was excited to see their reactions.” Victoria police Const. Paul Brookes is involved with the Greater Victoria school district’s Youth for Change and Inclusion

group. It was during a meeting of that group when Van Iersel first pitched the idea of SpecNominations. “Everybody understands the philosophy of giving, but so often they don’t go out and do it. And this kind of movement is giving that extra push to move kids out of their comfort zones and discover how gratifying, how wonderful these kinds of things are,” Brookes said. “It sets them up for life to be those change agents in our community.” Cuizon said he came away from the experience with an even greater understanding of generosity. It doesn’t matter how much or how little you have to give, every-

What are neknominations? n Someone records themself completing a challenge – typically involving drinking a large amount of hard liquor in a short amount of time. Upon completion of the challenge, they nominate other people by name to do the same. They then post the video to social media. n Recent news reports from the United Kingdom indicate police have attributed the alcohol-related deaths of five teenagers to neknominations. n Police in Ontario last week recommended a variety of charges against two teenagers after a video of their neknomination was posted to social media.

one has the potential to make a positive difference in their community, he said. “I find that people over-think giving a lot. You don’t need to be rich to help. We’re all students right now. Just because you don’t have a lot of money shouldn’t stop you from helping other people,” he said. “It feels great to trigger something onto someone to do something different, do something good.” Since launching two weeks ago, SpecNominations have extended to individuals outside of the school’s hallways. Students from other Saanich schools are taking up the challenge, as are Saanich police officers. Gosselin even nominated a friend in the United States. “It just seemed like it was a such a great idea to put a positive spin on neknominations. I have my opinions on how those are unnecessary – it’s really kind of a stupid act. But I thought this would be a great way to make someone’s day,” Gosselin said. To see the random acts of kindness videos from Spectrum students and teachers, search SpecNominations on YouTube.com. editor@saanichnews.com

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The BCGEU is calling on the Salvation Army to reinstate workers laid off last week in what the non-profit calls a business decision. “The business decision that was made to eliminate product sorting for Victoria’s distribution centre is rooted in efficiency and sustainability that allows us to continue to serve,” said Kyla Ferns, communications coordinator for the Salvation Army. “The layoffs were a business deci-

sion that was made to eliminate redundancies in jobs being done in different locations.” The union says the Salvation Army National Recycling Operation laid off 10 workers at its recycling centre in Saanich without warning. “These are disappointing actions from an employer who depends on the goodwill of the public and the commitment of its workers,” said BCGEU president Darryl Walker. “These workers deserve to be treated with respect, according the provisions of the collective

agreement signed by the Salvation Army National Recycling Operation.” The union claims the work will now be performed by non-union workers at each thrift store in Victoria and Duncan. “The layoffs were due to an elimination of positions and we are not adding employees or hours as a result of this action,” Ferns said. After meeting with some of the former staff that was laid off, Walker still hopes to address the decision with the Salvation Army. reporter@saanichnews.com

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Claremont secondary will cash in on a decade-long dry grad fundraiser for the first time this year. The Liquor Distribution Branch recently launched its annual Support Dry Grad Campaign fundraiser, where B.C. Liquor Store customers can donate money at the till to support local dry grad festivities. Until November, the school board did not accept the funds because of a long-standing policy that the district wouldn’t accept money from businesses that sell tobacco or alcohol. Claremont parent Cindy Nairn pushed for the policy change and is ecstatic to chair the first

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Youthful Island leader needed Politics is not a beauty contest, but there is something to be said about youthful enthusiasm, and so far the BC NDP leadership race is looking more like an ad for the Hair Club for Men. It’s not that the grey or follically challenged aren’t necessarily up for the task, NDP needs it’s just that if dynamic leadership the NDP would like a snowball’s to get ahead chance in heck of lighting a fire under voters, it’s got to get a handle on its leadership. If we learned anything from the last election, it’s that leadership is the first important step for the NDP to consider. Perhaps the right woman, or man, for the job is someone brand new with a squeaky clean reputation. Or maybe that person will take a page from Justin Trudeau’s book and lay their faults and past mistakes on the table for all to see. It’s hard for the opposition to take pot shots at you if you take away the ammo before they can load their weapons. The reality of political campaigning unfortunately seems to include the ability for the new leader to get down and dirty – to fight in the trenches so to speak. We saw all too clearly how the ‘nice guy’ approach worked last time. The new NDP leader is going to have to be able to lead with their chin. We think it’s important for an Island MLA to take the position. The party has strong support on the Island and we need good representation at some level of government. Juan de Fuca MLA John Horgan is rumoured to be throwing his hat in the ring again, as is Victoria-Swan Lake MLA Rob Fleming, but one real Island dynamo is second term Saanich South MLA Lana Popham, who has yet to hint at a possible leadership run. The NDP needs a dynamic and strong leader who can represent Greater Victoria and the province as well. The higher up our representation is, the better off the people of Vancouver Island will be. What do you think? Give us your comments by e-mail: editor@saanichnews.com or fax 250-386-2624. All letters must have a name and a telephone number for verification. The SAANICH NEWS is a member of the British Columbia Press Council, a self-regulatory body governing the province’s newspaper industry. The council considers complaints from the public about the conduct of member newspapers. If talking with the editor or publisher does not resolve your complaint about coverage or story treatment, you may contact the B.C. Press Council. Your written concern, with documentation, should be sent to B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby St., Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www.bcpresscouncil.org.

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Crown jewel on table in Cariboo has a long and bitter history of The New Prosperity mineral resistance against the Crown. They deposit near Williams Lake is almost won a declaration of title to described by the industry as 40,000 hectares known one of the largest in the as the Nemiah Valley: world, containing 5.3 forests, wild horses, billion pounds of copper minerals and all, in a and 13.3 million ounces 339-day trial that ended of gold. in 2007. The Harper Their case suffered a government’s decision setback at the B.C. Court to reject open-pit mine of Appeal, and is now development for a second before the highest court. time is seen by elected Aboriginal rights have officials in the Cariboo been established, but region as a disaster. One Tom Fletcher this would be the first of Quesnel’s sawmills is B.C. Views clear title. preparing to close for Tsilhqot’in tribal chair good, and I’ve been told Joe Alphonse was pleasantly there is more to come as the postsurprised to see Taseko turned pine beetle era unfolds. down again. He said the Tsilhqot’in Here in the B.C. capital, the National Government is releasing decision is mainly viewed as a its own mining policies soon. huge mistake. Taseko Mines is “We welcome opportunities going to court to show that the to look at projects that are federal panel used the wrong environmentally sound and we design when reviewing the need economic opportunities,” company’s expensively revised Alphonse told the Williams Lake plan. The province has permitted Tribune. two successful mines that operate Somehow efforts to move mine in the same area, one of which is waste rock from Teztan Biny (Fish run by Taseko. Lake) to a sealed storage site two In Ottawa, this is a Supreme kilometres away are not enough Court of Canada test case over who owns the land and the mineral to protect groundwater, although they are sufficient at the nearby wealth underneath. Gibraltar and Mount Polley mines. In traditional Canadian law, And Alphonse makes it clear this the province owns it. This mysterious environmental problem was highlighted in the recent will be solved once he and his discussion between B.C. Premier fellow chiefs have control of the Christy Clark and Alberta’s Alison resource. Redford over royalties from oil. A Supreme Court of Canada Six aboriginal communities make ruling on aboriginal title is up the Tsilhqot’in Nation, which

required to settle this. If some limited form of title is at last defined for the treaty-less majority of B.C., or at least Tsilhqot’in territory, the fate of the mine may become clear. Conventional wisdom on this is that the mining company didn’t try hard enough to establish a working relationship with the Tsilhqot’in. For his part, Taseko CEO Russell Hallbauer says the chiefs refused to meet with him, which isn’t surprising from a group that doesn’t recognize the B.C. forests ministry either. Here’s a sample of the volume of evidence that may determine the future of B.C. Archeological studies presented at trial describe “18 roasting and/ or pit depressions” at Teztan Biny. It’s not clear if these were for seasonal food preparation or for pit houses, which would indicate a more permanent settlement at the lake. Nor is it clear whether these “cultural depressions” have been identified as being of Tsilhqot’in origin. Oral histories are also uncertain. Tsilhqot’in witnesses testified that Teztan Biny has been used in the 20th century as a hunting and fishing camp. The mine was rejected due to ill-defined cultural as well as environmental concerns. B.C. residents could finally see some answers this year. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com

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LETTERS Writings on our wall Your comments from Facebook Re: Gorge Soccer Association missing upwards of $250K (vicnews.com) “Wow, I am totally shocked by this most unfortunate/mysterious occurrence! I sincerely hope the missing money can be accounted for and wish the GSA all the best in restructuring, while having little doubt that it will continue to thrive in the same fashion for which it is renowned.” – Kenneth Paul Jones Re: Saanich girl injured by falling road sign (vicnews.com) “Accidents are accidents, some things are beyond control, we need to stop making everyone liable for things. ... Sorry for the girl who got hit, but really let’s not go overboard with liability issue. Things happen and you cannot make someone else responsible all the time. Making Saanich responsible for something they didn’t know about is an invitation for more pole dropping and cover up!” – Marnie Skinner

No subsidies for Saanich treeplanting program If hard-pressed taxpayers are wondering why spending, taxes and fees are out of control in Saanich, go no further than last week’s News article, “Green up your ’hood” (Feb. 28). Properties are worth many hundreds of thousands of dollars and residents expect Saanich to foot the bill to plant trees on their properties. But not to worry regarding the expense, since the pro-

gram is funded primarily by B.C. Hydro. (Little wonder B.C. Hydro rates are skyrocketing.) Rather than finding ways to increase out-ofcontrol spending and the ever-increasing tax burden on Saanich residents, is it too much to ask this “green” council to give homeowners a break, and attempt to reduce spending? And let community associations stop asking for more so-called free rides, such as tree planting, given the scenario that there is only one taxpayer to deal with all levels of gov-

Letters to the Editor The News welcomes opinions and comments. Please enclose phone number for verification. ■ Mail: Letters to the Editor, Saanich News, 818 Broughton St., Victoria, V8W 1E4 ■ Fax: 386-2624 ■ Email: editor@saanichnews.com

ernment, various provincial Crown Corporations and the Capital Regional District. The next time Saanich residents receive and note the increases in their property taxes and fees, they should give some thought to the “Green up your ’hood” program. We are all paying the bill. HJ Rice Saanich

Support needed in schools to stop bullying Did Travis Price, founder of the antibullying movement in Nova Scotia, realize

the minister of education explaining that they have connected the dots and the unintended consequences for our children are not OK! Breaking the chain of bullying requires support and supervision for children in schools, and cuts to supports and counselling are a direct result of Clark’s decisions while Minister. Wearing a pink shirt will not change that! Deborah Nohr Victoria

that the person in the pink shirt last Wednesday, Christy Clark, was the Minister of Education when funding cuts resulted in significantly less counselling time and fewer adults to supervise and support student behaviour on the school grounds, hallways, in classrooms and at lunch? Of course not. He was just doing his best to be a voice and presence for good. I have spoken with parents who are desperately trying to cope with bullying. I encourage all parents and members of the community to send an email to their MLA, the premier and

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5K run or walk can give families something more tangible to work towards in the beginning. Westhaver, who founded the KidsRun Saanich’s Steve Hickton is an avid runfollowing her son Jack’s battle with acute ner, cyclist and triathlete and his wife, lymphoblastic leukemia at five-years-old, Karen, is a regular participant on the local says that when it comes to introducing the running scene. Both enjoy the challenge, idea of family training, keeping it fun is key. fitness benefits and camaraderie of train“Combine it with something else they ing, but to also share those experiences like to do – end with a game of soccer or as a family with their children, Kelsey, 20, warm-up with a hacky sack – or find a and Connor, 14, brings its own rewards. group of friends they can train with,” she “Although we often run at different says. After all, no matter what the age, “the speeds, we really enjoy cheering for each No. 1 incentive to ‘get it done’ is having other as we cross the finish line,” Steve someone else to share in the fun with.” says. Don’t forget to set goals but be sure the “We have a little game where we see child is part of the goal-setting process how quickly we can run up Mt. Tolmie and that the goals are realistic. Consult a and try to beat our time from the last outrun coach if you’re unsure of what a realing. Catching our breath at the summit istic goal may look like for your child in and enjoying the views is the best part.” As Islanders turn the calendar on Submitted photo consideration of where they are today. March and look toward the first day of Steve, Karen and Connor Hickton celebrate Need a little extra motivation? “Incentives, spring, there’s no better time to get out finishing the 5K component of the Oak Bay Half- rewards …we all love them – not bribery, but rewards for success.” and get active as a family. The warmer Marathon. Esquimalt Recreation fitness programweather and longer days make it easier to family encourages overall healthy living, great mer Gabriel Bosworth-Rumm, looking fortrain outside, and there’s a variety of familyward to this year’s Esquimalt 5K Fun Run role modelling and yes, it has a great rate friendly run/walk events planned over the and Walk, suggests families could start with coming months, including the LifeMark Esqui- of return.” Westhaver says. “Active people something as simple as a walk or run around are happy people. Active children are happy malt 5K March 22 and the fifth annual Kidsthe block, adding laps or distance as family children and ultimately enjoy greater sucRun Victoria (5K and 1K) May 4 in support of members progress. “Start slow, with a gradual cess in school, achieve more through their pediatric oncology. progression of distance,” he says, noting that personal endeavours and tend to find ease in Mena Westhaver, fitness programmer with adding about 10 per cent per week is the genthe District of Saanich, founder of the popular creating social circles. Activity increases our eral advice. “Listen to your body – don’t push heart rate, increases our flexibility and builds Sole Sisters training program for walkers and too hard and schedule in rest days.” strength which helps us to live happily now runners, and mom to four boys, notes that And of course, Westhaver adds, “train along and can secure more happy days throughout families plan for education, family vacations with your child – they will love the role modchildhood preparing us for a healthy active and home maintenance projects; planning for elling.” adulthood.” a family’s future health is no different. reporter@saanichnews.com Introducing a specific goal like a coming “Scheduling walk, run and play dates as a

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we attended a memorable meet in Port Alberni. It started out badly when I forgot a few “essential” items, such as the high-heeled dress-up shoes (so important at a swim meet), and Sierra’s special teeth-whitening toothpaste. Danica haughtily explained that the wording on the toothpaste box amounted to consumer manipulation, and a loud altercation ensued in the campground bathroom. Also, threatening to re-emerge was Danica’s asthma cough, which often gripped her the entire night. She drifted in and out of sleep while she coughed, but the rest of us in the close-quarters van needed earplugs, pillows and thick blankets over our heads to sleep. That night, Danica crawled into the lower bed with me, and Sierra hopped into the top bunk, tossing and turning, jolted awake with each coughing spasm beneath her. Just as things started to settle, Sierra tossed, turned and fell with an enormous crash, face first, from the top bunk. There was a second of silence – then the wailing began as blood oozed from her nose and mouth. I stumbled with Sierra through the dark to the campsite office, where a teenage girl reading a novel stared at us blankly. So I hurried her to the bathroom, gently washed away the blood, found her brand new front teeth still intact and no broken nose. The next day she was proud of her swollen face and swam her races. Later that day, Danica fell on the pavement, scraping legs and arms into a bloody-gravel mess. She too raced. Me? After practicing sports medicine the night before, I became a nutritionist, dishing out timely, healthy food; manager, tracking towels, swim caps and race times; therapist, counselling my kids through good races and bad; and chauffeur, packing up, and sputtering back down highway in time to set the alarm for Monday’s 6 a.m. practice. And Olympians’ moms? You go girls.

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Jayden Worth describes his trip abroad in one word: amazing. The Saanich teen is a Master Warrant Officer with the 2483 Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps and returned in January from the International Army Cadet Expedition in Patagonia, Argentina. At 18 he’s a leader in the local cadet corps, and what stood out for him in Argentina wasn’t the stunning scenery. “You can learn something from everybody,” he said. “It’s a humbling experience. I can learn so much, even

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in our modern culture. “They are the ones telling stories around the campfire,” Peters said. What does that mean and what does that do? Often slam poetry comes from a very ‘I’ place. ‘I did this and I did that,’ so I’m trying to get inside – what happens when you talk from a character’s perspective? What happens when you tell a story that’s outside of yourself? There’s so much metaphor inside of story.” Emerging spoken word artists from across the country perform Wednesday through Saturday at the Metro Studio Theatre (1411 Quadra), where the festival has moved after selling out last year at the smaller Intrepid Theatre Club location. They’ll also be working together at improv, theatre, storytelling, puppetry and physical theatre workshops throughout the week, all with the aim of delving deeper inside story. By Saturday, they’ll be ready to channel their new perspectives into a grand finale showcase, a collaborative one-time spoken word event to follow Adler’s latest offering. Purvis-Bellamano is enthused. “It shocks me when there’s a single person in the world who doesn’t show up to that show,” she says. “It’s amazing. Last year there were Scrabble bits and playing cards and dominos being thrown into the audience and weird people with toilet brushes on our heads. It’s amazing, brilliant art.” Tickets to the festival start at $10, with full passes at $40. The workshop with Adler comes at a cost of $25 and requires registration. All the details and full lineup available victoriaspokenwordfestival.com.

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A commission of appointed members at the Capital Regional District unanimously approved $1.6 million in communications contracts Friday for the CRD’s secondary sewage treatment project, Seaterra. Acumen Communications Group received a $1.5-million contract for stakeholder and public engagement through 2018. Another $100,000 contract was awarded to Taiji Brand Group to design “Seaterra program education and awareness campaign” paraphernalia, according to a staff report. “I do feel the products and the work

(Acumen) is doing is very important for the community ... and for the success of this project. You can’t necessarily have staff in-house doing this work without hiring (more) people,” said commission member Pam Elardo. Elardo is also director with the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, wastewater treatment division in Washington State. Acumen has billed the CRD approximately $185,000 since May 2013 to create a strategic program communications plan and provide ongoing services. CRD spokesman Andy Orr told the Seaterra commission that the project is no longer in the public consultation phase and that ongoing communications

will focus on engagement with affected communities. “Much of the work we’re doing now is really what I’d categorize as engagement. It’s not fair to say to the people ... ‘you have a choice,’ when the decision’s been made,” Orr told commissioners. “The public doesn’t fully understand that the Seaterra program is actually now in mandation,” said Albert Sweetnam, Seaterra project director. “It’s now about engagement.” The seven-member Seaterra commission is responsible for approving all sewage-related contracts, while cost overruns must be approved by the CRD board. dpalmer@vicnews.com

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Jody Epp has been throwing curling rocks for 27 years and for the first time he’s a member of Team B.C. at the Tim Horton’s Brier, on now in Kamloops. He’s the alternate player for John Morris, whose Vernon-based rink sat 3-1 in second place (at press time) heading into Monday night’s game against Prince Edward Island. Morris, a two-time Brier champ and 2010 Olympic gold medalist with skip Kevin Martin, won the B.C. title last month in Vancouver, beating Epp’s Victoria rink handily in the final. Epp got a call from the decorated skip just two days later. “I thought he was calling me to talk about the week,” Epp said before leaving last week, adding the two are old friends. “But he asked me to be their fifth man. I

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The University of Victoria Vikes men’s basketball team erased most of a 22-point deficit in the Canada West conference final against the Alberta Golden Bears in Edmonton on Saturday, but lost 82-77. The Vikes still qualified for the CIS national championships. They play the McGill Redmen in the quarter-finals in Ottawa this Friday (March 7). Chris McLaughlin led the Vikes with 25 points and 12 rebounds against the Bears.

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They may have lost the overall B.C. Hockey League title, but the Victoria Grizzlies ended the regular season on a winning note, beating Cowichan Valley 5-2 last Saturday at The Q Centre (formerly Bear Mountain Arena). The win gave the Grizzlies (37-15-3-3) a

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(250)217-3090.ELECTRICIAN 30 yrs exp. New homes and Renos. Knob & tube replacement. Service calls. Senior’s Disc. Free est. Lic.#3003. 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. 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.

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

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

GARY’S HAULING. One call does it all. Small demos & yard clean-up. Vehicle & metal recycling. Call (778)966-1413.

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(250) 858-0588 - Tree Service - Landscaping - Lawn & Garden Clean ups - Hedge trimming & Pruning - Pressure washing - Gutters Free estimates * WCB www.mowtime.ca DPM SERVICES- lawn & garden, seasonal pruning, clean ups, landscape, power wash, etc. 15yrs exp. (250)883-8141 FRUIT TREES Overgrown? Pruning, clean-ups, garden maintenance. John Kaiser, 250-478-7314, 250-812-8236.

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250-507-6543. AL’S V.I.P. Gutter Cleaning, guards, power washing, de-moss, Insured.

PARRY’S HAULING We haul it all - FREE estimates. Call Shawn 250-812-7774

ABBA EXTERIORS Gutter cleaning & repairs. Seniors discounts. WCB, Insured. Free estimates. (778)433-9275. (250)889-5794. DIAMOND Dave- window, gutter cleaning, roof-de-moss, gutter guards, power washing. Free est.

HANDYPERSONS 12% OAP Discount. Paint, Plumb, Carpentry. Power saw, etc. Don (250)661-1588. BIG BEAR Handyman. Painting, household repairs. Free estimate. Barry 250-896-6071. HANDYMAN- Light Maintenance & Repair. Call for estimate. (250)818-2709.

HAULING AND SALVAGE $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.

PETE’S HAUL A DAY- Junk removal. Airforce guy. Call 250-881-1221. SAVE-A-LOT HAULING Furniture, appliance, garden waste, we take it all! Always lowest rate, senior discount. Brad 250-217-9578.

HOME IMPROVEMENTS CARPENTRY, DRYWALL, kitchen/bath, wood floors, tiles, plumbing, renos 250-213-6877 COMPLETE HOME Repairs. Suites, Renos, Carpentry, Drywall, Painting. Licensed and insured. Darren 250-217-8131. JACK NASH, serving Victoria over 30 yrs. We do it all! Free estimates WCB. 250-881-3886

LANDSCAPING 250-216-9476 ACCEPTING new contracts; landscape and carpentry. BBB/Insured. Res /Comm. www.ftguland.com

DONE RIGHT MOVING $70/hr. Senior Discount. Free Est’s. No travel time before or after. BBB accredited. Call Tyler at 250-418-1747.

PAINTING 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. LADY PAINTER Serving the Peninsula for over 20 yrs. Interior/exterior. Call Bernice, 250-655-1127. OLD TIMER. Quality old fashioned service. Great rates. Excellent references. Call Al at 250-474-6924, 250-888-7187.

PLUMBING EXPERIENCED JOURNEYMAN Plumber. Renos, New Construction & Service. Fair rates. Insured. Reliable, friendly. Great references. Call Mike at KNA (250)880-0104. FELIX PLUMBING. Over 35 years experience. Reasonable rates. Call 250-514-2376. FREE ESTIMATES. Reasonable. Reliable. No job too small. Call 250-388-5544.

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

ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS LONGVIEW ROOFING reroofing, repairs, new construction. Over 25 yrs exp. Ins, certified, WCB. Free written est. Call Neal at 250-652-4976 or 250-886-2574. RUPE’S ROOFING: Torch on shingles or metal. Fully insured. References; ticketed roofers. Call Rupe 250-4157130 or Mike 1-250-533-9410. SHORELINE ROOFING. Reroofing specialist. WCB / BBB member. Quality & satisfaction guaranteed. 250-413-7967. shorelineroofing@shaw.ca

STUCCO/SIDING PATCHES, ADDITIONS, restucco, renos, chimney, waterproofing. Bob, 250-516-5178.

TILING SHAWN THE Tile Guy- Res/ Comm/ Custom/ Renos. Free est. Call 250-686-6046.

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

WINDOW CLEANING DAVE’S WINDOW Cleaning. Windows, Gutters, Sweeping, Roofs, Roof Demossing, Pressure Washing. 250-361-6190.

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