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When tasked with filtering information from a senior for a school project, three pre-teen girls didn’t expect to make a new friend. But Rielle Bohnet, 12, Sam McKinlay, 11, and Eden Marshall, 12, talk of Audrey Bruce, 88, almost as if she is a pal. Perhaps that’s because they came to know her as a person, recreating “A Day in the Life of Audrey Bruce” for their top-marked project at Monterey middle school. As part of the intergenerational project
to both educate and celebrate the school’s 100th year, three classes of students made their way to Monterey recreation centre to meet with seniors in the Craft Carnival and iPad clubs. When Karen MacEwan, vice principal at the middle school brought the idea to Lesely Cobus, co-ordinator at the rec. centre it was a no-brainer. “I embraced it absolutely,” Cobus said. “So often life gets divided up to different ages and stages, but the bottom line is we all have one life. We need to share the joys and trials. There’s so much to be learned from people that have ‘been there done
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Vancouver police officer Stephen Todd is once again in a courtroom. This time, he is fighting to clear his name after an investigation determined that he used police information to help his cousin, who was being investigated in the Oak Bay death of Owen Padmore, and lied to investigators about what he knew. Padmore, 31, died on Dec. 11, 2001. He had been visiting his mother’s house on Hampshire Road the previous day. At one point, he left the house and when he returned, he had suffered a head injury. His mother called an ambulance, and Padmore later died at Victoria General Hospital. Initially, investigators suspected foul play, but a coroner’s report and witness statements at the time resulted in the death being classified as non-suspicious. The case remained closed until 2008, when Oak Bay police received new information. In 2011, a suspect was arrested for manslaughter but no charges were laid. Last July, it was revealed that Todd had admitted to investigators that his cousin allegedly “made admissions” which were relevant to the investigation. The information received by the office of the police complaint commissioner also alleged “during his March 2011 interview, Todd also admitted that in September 2010, approximately two months after his cousin had made a confession to him, he provided information to his cousin on how to avoid police investigative techniques, including wire taps and surveillance.” Police say one month later, Todd recanted the evidence he gave to homicide investigators. In response to the result of the inquiry, Todd requested a public hearing into the matter. It is being heard this month in Vancouver court by retired B.C. Court of Appeal judge Wally Oppal. email@example.com
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Oak Bay boathouse build underway Engineering and piling costs exceed budgeted donations Laura Lavin News staff
Oak Bay Sea Rescue’s boathouse building project is underway, but organizers still need donations to support higher than expected engineering and piling costs. “We are thrilled to announce that we have awarded our Rescue Station project to the Oak Bay Marine Group, and that work will start immediately,” said OBSR society president Terry Calveley. The current boathouse is too small and the rescue boat it houses doesn’t properly fit inside. The boathouse bounces and sways, especially when the water is choppy, requiring people to hold themselves up or risk falling into the water. “We had four different vendors (apply),” said Calveley. “The Oak Bay Marine Group’s proposal was much broader and covered a spectrum of work in terms of responsibility, timing and subcontracting the n Engineering piling.” services: about She is pleased the contract went to a $12,000 local business as well. n Building permit: “The price point was one thing, but about $1,500 the other part, their ability to deliver n Rescue station and the skills that they offered. … It build: $110,000 was a concise proposal.” n Pilings: Building of the station is a major $25,000 to project and milestone for the society. $50,000 “It is not just a ‘boathouse’ – it will have an inside mezzanine level for crew training and rescue triage; and also has a dry, or “ready” room where crew equipment and safety gear will be stored. Additionally, because of the prevailing weather in the marina, three to four new pilings will be required,” said Calveley. While the society has budgeted and saved for the project, the engineering costs are nearly double what was expected. Estimates for the new pilings are also significantly higher than anticipated due to unknowns in the sea bed and the type of pilings required to support the rescue station and dock. “Realistically, so as to not deplete our operational budget, we find ourselves needing to reach out to supporters to help us with about $30,000 to $40,000 for the piling costs,” Calveley said.
Terry Calveley, left, president of Oak Bay Sea Rescue Society and Kim Bentzon, Rescue Station chair show the cramped quarters of the old boathouse of Oak Bay Search and Rescue. An anonymous donor has come forward to supply bridge financing of the shortfall to enable the society to complete the project this summer, while they complete fundraising for the project. “In addition, this supporter has offered a matching donation of up to $5,000 of funds raised specifically for this project,” Calveley added. Construction on the boathouse began in early June at the Oak Bay Marine Group site in Ladysmith and, barring any major issues, is expected to be complete in late July.
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Year-end strike not about kids B.C. teachers were expected to fall into a full-scale strike yesterday (Tuesday), after the News’ deadline. As local teachers contemplated strike action, the B.C. Teachers’ Federation will use it to exert “maximum pressure” on Students are the the provincial biggest losers government. Should Victoria in union battle decide not to cave in to the BCTF’s demands – which it cannot – and push come to shove, teachers could be out of their classrooms in the final weeks of the school year. That is simply unconscionable, and unethical. Students across the province have already been negatively impacted by three weeks of rotating one-day teacher walkouts in every district. While the government has guaranteed final exam marking and grades, kids undergoing final lessons, year-end review, and in some cases, getting extra help in attaining the best marks possible in final unit tests and exams – top academics and learning challenged alike – have missed vital instructional time. This is certainly not “about the children” as the BCTF insists. This is about a prolonged, self-serving spitting contest between the provincial government and one of the most militant unions in B.C. Staging a full-scale strike in the critical closing frames of a school year would be nothing more than deliberately detrimental for tens of thousands of public school children and teens who have already paid a price in this unacceptable battle. There is nothing about jeopardizing the achievement and enjoyment of this year’s crop of students – especially the Grade 12 grads – that is justifiable in principle or practicality. When this battle finally ends, these kids will be the losers. And that is just wrong. 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 OAK BAY 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.
Ontario election lessons for B.C. $1 billion cancellation of plans to “Liberal” is becoming one of the construct two natural gas-fired most ill-defined words in Canadian power plants before the 2011 politics. election. The gas plants Here in B.C., a Liberal is were to stabilize erratic a Conservative, or at least output from wind and a fiscal conservative, bent solar power, a Europeanon balancing budgets and style climate change battling big unions to force gesture that involved them to recognize today’s Ontario ratepayers giving world of low growth and a huge subsidy to Korean low inflation. tech giant Samsung. In Ottawa, a Liberal is The Ontario Liberals currently whatever Justin clung to power in part by Trudeau wakes up and promising a provincial decides. One day he’s a Tom Fletcher pension scheme on the libertarian who wants to B.C. Views same scale as the Canada legalize marijuana, and the Pension Plan. next he’s in touch with his B.C. has a similar pension inner Taliban, issuing a moral edict program in the works, to be offered on abortion. to the two thirds of small business In Ontario, Premier Kathleen and self-employed people who Wynne saved her gut-shot Liberal don’t have a group plan with their government by limping to the left employer. Ours would, of course, be of the NDP, promising to spend lots voluntary. more borrowed money and build Not so in Ontario, where large lots of transit. and small businesses will be This is in a have-not province required to cough up half of the with an operating deficit that is required pension payments. currently running north of $12 The Ontario model is dumb on billion. For comparison purposes, several levels. It is to be imposed B.C.’s deficit swelled briefly beyond just as the baby boom retirement $3 billion in the wake of the Great wave breaks across Canada’s most Recession of 2009, and the books populous province, increasing risk stayed in the red until last year that the pension pool may run dry. as the B.C. Liberals unwound the And it sticks small business with a Harmonized Sales Tax and repaid a new payroll tax in a province that $1.6 billion HST transfer allowance has lost much of its traditional to Ottawa. You think B.C.’s energy policy is a manufacturing base and needs to innovate. disaster? Check out Ontario, where Here’s the funny part, if you don’t the cops are still investigating the
live in Ontario. Wynne tabled her spending-spree, deficit-be-damned budget in an effort to convince the NDP to keep propping up the Liberal minority government and avoid an election. Instead, she won a majority and now has to implement her pie-inthe-sky promises. Ontario is bracing for a downgrade in its credit rating based on the election result, and is about to go into province-wide bargaining with public service unions who want their share from the Liberal money tree. Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak ran on a plan that sounded similar to the one presented by Christy Clark in 2013: hold the line on spending, balance the budget, reduce the size of government, stimulate job creation. Hudak was rejected for a second time, and resigned the leadership on election night. B.C. voters now have three years to see how the Ontario version of Liberal government plays out, compared to the B.C. Liberal version. For us, much depends on resource development, including forest products, natural gas and other trade with Asia. If all goes well here, B.C. can continue to send transfer payments to the fantasyland of Ontario. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com
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LETTERS Taxpayers foot the bill for multiple municipalities Here is something to think about as you pay your municipal taxes at the end of June. In the Capital Region we have 91 elected mayors and councillors, 13 city halls, seven police chiefs, 13 fire chiefs, 13 city administrators, and 13 planning departments. Using the data provided by the province for the 2012 fiscal year, the average annual municipal taxes collected by the 13 municipalities in the Capital Region were $883 per capita. The City of Surrey is the same size as the Capital Region and has a total population about 25 per cent higher. It
Show your moral compass Congratulations to Satya Varon and Jesse Beauvilliers for their poignant editorial cartoon in Wednesday’s edition (June 11), and to the Oak Bay News for publishing it. Moral compass? Like them I am hoping mayor and council do follow their moral compasses when it comes to the deer and to their ideas about rampant development. Of course they may claim the printing in the cartoon was too small to read and didn’t get it. But the voters did I am sure. Greg Haskins Oak Bay
Bikini-clad protestor a hard-working woman Tom Fletcher’s June 11 column mentioned a bikini-wearing oil pipeline protestor at the Legislative building in Victoria and wondered who paid her. I am sorry to disappoint him, but no one paid my granddaughter to protest. She made an individual decision to demonstrate her position to protect the land, rivers and oceans. She did use molasses to effectively
simulate oil. She is an intelligent young woman who had the courage to express her beliefs. She also works hard as a server and also makes and sells jewelry. I hope Black Press will encourage Mr. Fletcher to do basic fact checking before spouting his propaganda. Ronald Allen Oak Bay
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Failing to plan is planning to fail Views recently expressed in your pages about Oak Bay’s new draft Official Community Plan are untenable both morally and fiscally. Anthony Mears (New OCP may be a developer’s dream, letters, June 6) and Bruce Filan (More people, more problems, letters, June 13) decry the draft’s recommendations that Oak Bay should prepare itself for a modest increase in population, should plan for increased demand for affordable housing and should regulate existing but unpermitted suites, among other provisions. They want to keep out newcomers, stop new housing development and pretend that the pressures to which the draft OCP responds will not happen, so that the “village” quality of life in Oak Bay can be maintained. They fail to recognize that change is already happening, and more will inevitably follow. No responsible government at any level, but especially at the local municipal level, can permit the absence of planning that has marked Oak Bay’s governance in recent years, to continue. The draft OCP explicitly recognizes the existence of many (unregulated and unpermitted) suites in Oak Bay, yet Mr. Mears and Mr. Filan seem to think that turning a blind eye to them will avoid a problem. They ignore the problem of potential municipal liability if a fire
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should occur in an unregulated suite. They also ignore the need to increase the municipal tax base, through increased housing stock and development of small businesses, to permit fiscal planning to meet future infrastructure demands. New housing stock and other developments forecast for Oak Bay in the draft OCP will necessitate a more comprehensive approach to planning, regulation and bylaw enforcement. Oak Bay’s current policy of complaintdriven bylaw enforcement (“Power to the Grouch!”) is out of date and patently unfair. So too, is the attitude represented by Mr. Mears and Mr. Filan, that newcomers who cannot afford to buy an existing house in Oak Bay don’t deserve to live here – while those who can afford to buy one and replace it with something larger are not welcome. Who else is not welcome? And what happens to current homeowners who face income constraints and increasing housing costs? The draft OCP faces up to challenges that some residents of Oak Bay might want to ignore, and it does so in a responsible way. It represents a significant step towards more effective local government and deserves thoughtful consideration and support. Alan Breakspear Oak Bay
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Be scene at foodie flick fest Victoria Film Festival celebrates the start of summer with the ultimate pairing of food and film. For the second year, VFF and Oak Bay Beach Hotel will have award-winning chef, Iain Rennie prepare a delectable tasting menu to complement the foodie flicks. “We have a multitude of treats in store for Victorians as we roll out film, food and drink at two of the best locations in Victoria, the Oak Bay Beach Hotel and de Vine Winery,” said Kathy Kay, festival director. Tickets for most of the screenings are $35, and include the film and tasting. There’s also an Extreme Foodie package that includes tickets to each of the Oak Bay Beach Hotel screenings. Extreme foodies also receive two weekday mineral pool passes and four tickets to see regular screenings at the Vic Theatre. Visit victoriafilmfestival.com for more details.
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For the second year Oak Bay held a sporting event In lieu of standard brandysipping New Year’s levée. Residents came and swam and enjoyed the facilities of the rec centre for free, with donations welcome. In a fitting tribute, municipal staff selected KidSport, Mayor Nils Jensen announced last week, as the recipient of the the donations – just shy of $500. cvanreeuwyk@oakbay news.com
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Sewage debate back on today Christine van Reeuwyk News staff
A marathon CRD Core Area Liquid Waste Management meeting committee resumes today (June 18) where it left off last Wednesday discussing what Oak Bay Mayor Nils Jensen calls the biggest economic concern for residents right now. “I don’t think there’s any bigger economic issue than this in Oak Bay,” Jensen said. “By not proceeding with this particular plan, determined to be the best and the cheapest, it really puts many Oak Bay households in a position where any new plan would be significantly more expensive and therefore impact their utility costs.” A motion put forward by Esquimalt Mayor Barb
Desjardins to suspend the Seaterra sewage treatment program until January 2015 was discussed in-camera by the CRD’s sewage committee last Wednesday. Esquimalt denied rezoning needed for the projected The CRD’s $788-million Seaterra program is in jeopardy after Esquimalt denied rezoning needed at the McLoughlin Point site, where work was meant to begin before the end of July. Jensen, a proponent of moving forward on the project, said the biggest loss is the funding from the provincial and federal grants. “I think it’s an economic catastrophic event that awaits us if we don’t move forward,” he said. “Certainly my shortterm biggest concern is losing the $500 million that will be
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Police are on the lookout after a lewd act and no suspect near a school last Wednesday. On June 11 police received a report of a Caucasian man in his 50s wearing only shorts, masturbating on the beach roughly 300 meters north of Glenlyon Norfolk School. A caller told police that the man did not stop the inappropriate behaviour despite the caller walking by and that the man was watching the children on the school grounds. Police checked the area thoroughly but did not find a suspect. No suspects have yet been identified.
The governor of Washington state is asking Premier Christy Clark to take action and get sewage treatment online in Greater Victoria. In a June 10 letter to Clark, Gov. Jay Inslee said Puget Sound’s 3.5-million residents have been waiting long enough for the province to implement wastewater treatment in the Capital Region. “It is now more than 20 years since your province agreed to implement wastewater treatment in Greater Victoria,” wrote Inslee. “Delaying this work to 2020 is not acceptable.” In 1993, Washington state’s tourism bureau boycotted major conferences and hotel bookings in Victoria to express frustration with raw sewage pumping into the Strait of Juan de Fuca. In 2010, former governor Christine Gregoire supported
B.C.’s bid for the 2010 Winter Olympics with the promise of wastewater treatment in Victoria by 2016. Inslee added King County is directly supporting the Seaterra program by allowing its wastewater division director, Pam Elardo, to sit on the Seaterra commission. “Left unresolved, Victoria’s lack of wastewater treatment has the potential to colour other regional and national issues at a time when our two countries are working to re-establish steady economic growth,” Inslee continued. A motion put forward by Esquimalt Mayor Barb Desjardins to suspend the Seaterra program until January 2015 was discussed in-camera by the CRD’s sewage committee on June 11. That in-camera discussion will is expected to continue today before any decisions are made public, said CRD spokesman Andy Orr. email@example.com
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Actually, they spent a few moments comparing their experiences, two generations apart, at Willows elementary. “I thought old people would be grumpy,” said McKinlay. “She was extremely nice and interesting.” The trio didn’t start as a group, and each girl has a different first memory of meeting and speaking with Bruce. In fact the ‘Day in the Life’ format wasn’t the original project they had in mind. “We formed our whole project around Audrey because she was so interesting,” McKinlay said. “I felt like we had things in common.” “She was easy to work with,” Marshall added. “She had real conversations with us, the most interesting part was interviewing her.” At the recreation centre, the iPad club worked with teacher n A 1940s fun fact Lonn Friese’s Grade these three girls 7 students while the learned: 55 per cent Craft Club worked with of households had Lana Rudd’s Grade 6 indoor plumbing. class. A Grade 7 class, led by teacher Kelly Dodd, connected with 10 seniors from the community, grandparents and neighbours, who volunteered to come to the school once a week for a month. “It was really an experience for me because they wanted to know about my childhood,” said Bruce. “I’ve never lived anywhere else other than Oak Bay, so they had a lot of questions. It was good for my brain to think back that far.” She takes pleasure in the fact that the girls scored an A+ on the project. “They were very gracious. You can hear a lot of facts but if you can’t put it together it can be all smudged,” she said. Bruce saw the display last Wednesday when they invited all of the seniors for tea and to peruse the displays, watch video projects and even do a little old-timey dancing. “I was totally floored. I’m going back to my childhood and I thought it would be a written report,” Bruce said. “It was really an experience and enlightening situation for me to see how these children just mingled and were interested. It was very exhilarating, I learned a lot from them.” The girls created a timeline of a typical day for Bruce as a teen in the 1940s. Bohnet enjoyed looking up old advertisements and pulling up archival photos of Oak Bay for her booklet, while Marshall and McKinlay took a creative nonfiction approach to pen journals for both a weekday and weekend. “This was a wonderful way to build community and connect generations, bridge that generation gap,” said Mayor Nils Jensen, after the event. “It was wonderful to see the kids and seniors connecting. It was just such wonderful community project. The enthusiasm and joy in that room was just incredible. It was very uplifting … We have great kids that are going to be great stewards for our future.” email@example.com
Rielle Bohnet, 12, Sam McKinlay, 11, and Eden Marshall, 12, enjoy writing notes on the back of a portion of their project to give to Audrey Bruce as a memento. Christine van Reeuwyk/ News staff
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Tweaks in language, spelling and terminology dominate alterations to the draft Official Community Plan for Oak Bay as it heads toward public hearing this fall. Council made a handful of official alterations June 9 as part of the OCP review process Mayor Nils Jensen says, “isn’t a sprint. It’s a series of marathons.” Two larger changes are in direct response to comments heard at the final public open house late last month. One small number equates to one large change. The expected growth, stated at one per cent throughout the early portion of the official community plan review process, will revert back to .5 per cent. That number reflects the expected growth in both the current OCP and the Regional Growth Strategy. A .5 per cent annual growth would mean about 90 new residents or 36 new housing units per year. That relates to the second dominant change, creating clear language to assuage the
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New leader takes helm of OBMG Peter Ciceri steps into some legendary shoes this July, as he takes over the Oak Bay Marine Group of Companies as chief executive officer. After many years as a successful CEO, corporate director, and international executive, Victoria-based international businessman Ciceri has a successful private practice as an executive coach and corporate director, helping CEOs build through effective leadership and management practices. “Peter brings a wealth of experience to the table and we are delighted to have him aboard” said Director Sharon Halkett. “As we continue to build
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Lifetime of memories stolen on camera The Oak Bay Police investigated a number of thefts from vehicles in the South Oak Bay area over the past week. A number of items were reported stolen from a variety of cars in a two block radius on June 11, but one theft was significant in monetary, as well as sentimental, value. A Nikon D70s digital SLR with a Nikkor telephoto lens, several
memory cards and a USB cord, all contained in a black camera bag were stolen. The camera itself, along with the memory cards, contain several hundred photos the owner has collected over time, many of which were to be used in a Ph.D. thesis. “The value of the camera and equipment is considerable, but it’s the hard work and
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Principal Dave Thomson, left, Jane Lindroos, Ella Van Neutegen, Kieran Atkinson, Mohammed Abousaleh, and Sema Hamidi represent Oak Bay Secondary at the Kiwanis Club of Victoria Annual Student Recognition reception and luncheon held at the Cedar Hill Golf Course club house. The reception is held to recognise students who have taken on leadership roles within their schools and the community.
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Six Oak Bay High students were among 42 students from seven secondary schools honoured by the Kiwanis Club of Victoria at a special reception held at the Cedar Hill Golf Club on June 3. “It is a wonderful event to recognize the students who have gone above and beyond to achieve their own personal goals and to assist others in achieving
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Four Castaway make BC elite rugby team Four of Oak Bay’s Castaway Wanderers – Brennig Prevost, Brandon Schellenberger, Brayden Tate and Jonah Hall – are among 11 rugby players representing the province
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Eclectic Gallery hosts Vancouver artist Taralee Guild’s exciting exhibition Airstreams from June 16 to July 19. Guild’s paintings are based on photographs of Airstream, Bowlus and Spartan polished aluminum trailers. Derived from aeronautical design, these mid-20th century companies built streamlined riveted aluminum shells evoking the golden age of flight for the new North American leisure travel industry. Guild’s painting techniques create an object-ground relationship similar to animal mimicry, where the trailer hides in its surroundings by mirroring it. Given the degree of distortion, the metallic surface becomes an arena of forms that slip away from recognition. It’s a complicated pictorial space where abstraction exists within realism. Eclectic Gallery is located at 2170 Oak Bay Ave. Go to eclecticgallery.ca for more information. firstname.lastname@example.org
Travel can often be a deterrent when taking high school students to national competition. So when the National Music Festival hit Vancouver this year, Oak Bay High was ready. “We pretty much qualify every year but don’t always get the chance to go to nationals,” said teacher Jeff Weaver. With gold in hand from the West Coast Jazz Festival in Nanaimo, they headed for the Vancouver competition where a number of students earned individual kudos and the senior jazz band scored silver. “The kids play in quite a high class. They’re considered a Grade 12 band even though they’re in Grade 10, 11 and 12. To achieve a silver at that level is fantastic,” Weaver said. “The kids played really well …
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RETOUCH, RESTORE, Edit Photos. Home Movies to DVD. Also, Portraiture, Baby, Family + Maternity. 250-475-3332. www.cwpics.com
Journeyman & Apprentices (1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th)
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3-SEATER GARDEN swing with canopy, $65. Call (250)656-1271.
KILL ROACHES! Buy Harris Roach Tablets. Eliminate bugs- guaranteed. No mess, odorless, long lasting. Available at Ace Hardware & The Home Depot. NEWSPRINT ROLLENDS$2-$10. Fridays only, 8:30am to 4:30pm. #200-770 Enterprise Cres, Victoria. Goldstream Press Division.
HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD
OFFICE CORNER computer desks. 2 desks, beech and green laminate with keyboard tray, filing drawer and stationary drawer. 24â€? x 72â€?, formerly used in professional office but would also suit home/student use. Excellent condition. Asking $150 each or $250 for both. Call Jim at 250-6561151, ext.126.
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LONG HANDLED electric trimming saw, $90. Call (250)386-4083.
FUEL/FIREWOOD ARBUTUS, CYPRESS, fir, hardwoods. Seasoned. Call 250-661-7391.
UNFILED TAX Returns? Unreported Income? Avoid Prosecution and Penalties. Call a Tax Attorney First! 1855-668-8089. (Mon-Fri 9-6 ET)
BEDROOM SUITE. Queen bed frame with head/foot boards. 9-drawer dresser with mirror, armoire and two night stands. Solid oak. $1,000 obo. Please see usedvictoria.com ad #21580893. 250-881-8833.
Temporary Reporter Victoria News
The Victoria News, a twice-weekly publication, has an immediate opening for a temporary full-time reporter. Reporting to the editor, the successful candidate will provide top-quality work on a range of news and feature stories covering a range of beats. A key attribute will be an ability to work well as a self-starting member of a competitive newsroom. You will be expected to contribute to regular newsroom meetings and bring your creative talents to readers through concise, accurate and entertaining writing. The successful candidate will show keen attention to detail, work well under deadline pressures, and willing to learn in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge of Canadian Press style is important, as is the ability to take and carry out instructions in a timely fashion. Basic photography skills are required. Must have a valid driverâ€™s license and working vehicle. Knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop CS3 would be considered an asset. Black Press community news media is an independent and international media group with more than 190 community, daily and urban publications, 14 press facilities and over 160 websites in B.C., Alberta, Washington, Hawaii and Ohio. Interested candidates should send resume, clippings and cover letter by June 20, 2014 to: Kevin Laird Editorial Director-Greater Victoria Black Press 818 Broughton Street Victoria, B.C. V8W 1E4 or e-mail: email@example.com Thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
SUSHI COOKS (SUSHI DEPARTMENT)
Full-time and part-time opportunities exist at the new WestShore Quality Foods for someone experienced in sushi preparation. You will be preparing a variety of fresh rolls for in store fresh and cold sales and entertaining platters. Excellent BeneĹľts And Incentives. Apply to: Attention Lyall Woznesensky Quality@QualityFoods.com Quality Foods is a Platinum Member of the Canadaâ€™s Best Managed Companies program, with stores on Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast. To learn more about QF and browse our current postings, go to QualityFoods.com
Part Time ClassiďŹ ed Paginator Black Press Community Newspapers requires a Part Time Paginator in our Victoria ofďŹ ce. This is an entry-level opportunity and while this is not a design position, some ad building will be required. The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of InDesign, as well as a basic knowledge of PhotoShop and Adobe Acrobat. Other skills required include a good working knowledge of either Mac or PC platform and a willingness to learn the other, the ability to be focused and to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and to think independently and be a good problem solver. Additionally, the ability to learn several industry speciďŹ c software packages is a must. Candidates must be willing to work day shifts Monday to Wednesday, totaling approximately 21 hours a week. Black Press is Canadaâ€™s largest independent newspaper group with over 150 community, daily and urban papers located in BC, Alberta, Washington State, Hawaii and Ohio. To apply, please send your resume to: Loralee Smyth, Operations Manager 818 Broughton Street, Victoria BC V8W 1E4 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with â€œPaginatorâ€? in the subject line. Deadline to apply is June 20, 2014
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SAWMILLS FROM only $4,397 - Make money & save money with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. Free info & DVD: www.NorwoodSaw mills.com/400OT or call 1-800566-6899 Ext:400OT. STEEL BUILDINGS/metal buildings 60% off! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-4572206 or visit us online at: www.crownsteelbuildings.ca. STEEL BUILDINGS. Summer meltdown sale! 20x20 $5,419. 25x26 $6,485. 30x30 $8,297. 32x34 $9,860. 40x48 $15,359. 47x68 $20,558. Front & back wall included. Pioneer Steel 1800-668-5422 or online: www.pioneersteel.ca VARIETY OF office furniture, etc including desks, filing cabinets, tables, steno chairs. Going cheap, make us an offer! See at Peninsula News Review, call for an appointment. 250-656-1151, ext. 126.
MISCELLANEOUS WANTED ANTIQUES, BOOKS, collectibles, furniture, china, jewelry. Estates/private libraries purchased. Galleon Books & Antiques, 250-655-0700
SUITES, UPPER MAYFAIR- 3 BDRMS, yard, patio, NS/NP. $1400. Call (250)479-4112.
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UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT Bright lg Bach 1,2,3 br. Units Fully reno 5 min drive to DT Victoria Full time on site manager
1997 25â€™ Golden Falcon 5th wheel. Slide out, Very clean, exc. cond. $6,500. Also have a Hyundia 2000 generator, very quiet, $325. (250)896-1225.
HOMES FOR RENT UPGRADED Bi-level home, 5-6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms on a large lot in Brentwood Bay walking distance to 3 schools, perfect place to raise a family! Call Shelly direct to view or come to our next open house. Visit web; www.shellyreed.com for more info or call direct 250-213-7444.1222 Marin Park Close $589,900.
SEASONAL ACCOMMODATION LOG HOME Lake Cowichan, water access, (250)745-3880. view: nissamrealty.com.
GOLDSTREAM AREA- 1400 sq ft, newly furnished, w/d, d/w, a/c, big deck & yard, hidef TV, parking. Working male only. $650 inclusive. Call Ray 778-433-1233.
CHEVROLET Cavalier Z24, 3.1 Litre. Only 70,000 km on rebuilt motor. Newer Luc High Performance clutch, 5-speed trans, near new Yokohama tires. Red, sun roof, mint interior, power doors/windows (new motors and regulators). Pioneer stereo w/iPod adapter, Pioneer 6x9 3-way speakers. Original owner, have all receipts. $2500. Chris, 250-5950370 leave message.
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ESQUIMALT 2-BDRM, Harbour views, sunroom, $900. 961 Esquimalt Rd (rear). Avail immed. (250)474-4453.
ClassiďŹ eds can rev you up! AUTO SERVICES $$$ TOP CA$H PAID $$$. For ALL unwanted Vehicles, any condition. Call (250)885-1427.
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U-NEEK SEATS. Hand cane, Danish weave, sea grass. UK Trained. Fran, 250-216-8997.
CLEAN-UP SPECIAL. You load bins, size 12 yard $100 plus dump fee or we do it all. Call 250-361-6164.
PATCHES,Drywall, skimming, match the textures, coves, fireplaces. Bob, 250-516-5178.
FAMILY MAN Hauling. Call Chris for all your hauling needs. 250-920-8463.
CBS MASONRY BBB. WCB. Chimneys, Fireplaces, Flagstone Rock, Concrete Pavers, Natural & Veneered Stone. Replace, Rebuild, Renew! â€œQuality is our Guaranteeâ€?. Free Competitive Estimates. (250)294-9942/(250)589-9942. www.cbsmasonry.com
ACCOUNTING Vida Samimi
Certified General Accountant/ CPA Bookkeeping, Payroll, HST. Set up & Training. E-File
CLEANING SERVICES EXP. HOUSECLEANER and home care, bondable, have own supplies except vacuum, $20/hr. Call (250)220-4965
CONCRETE & PLACING BARBER CEMENT Finishing; Driveways, sidewalks, patios, form work. Free est. 40 yrs exp. Call (250)704-9053. RBC CONCRETE Finishing. All types of concrete work. No job too small. Seniors discount. Call 250-386-7007.
CONTRACTORS soL DESIGN-BUILD. Handicap accessibility design & installations. Res./Comm. Renovations & new construction. Dan (250)661-7316.
COURIER/DELIVERY SERVICES WESLEYâ€™S ONE Hour Courier Service. Starting at $7.00 up. Call 250-920-9024.
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(250)208-8535 WOODCHUCK Yard & garden overgrown? Lawns have weeds & moss? Aerating, pwr raking. Blackberry/Ivy removal, landscaping.
250-216-9476; LANDSCAPE carpentry design and build. BBB/Insured. Accepting new contracts. www.ftguland.com
BEAT MY Price! Best workmanship. 38 years experience. Call Mike, 250-475-0542.
GARYâ€™S HAULING. One call does it all. Small demos & yard clean-up. Vehicle & metal recycling. Call (778)966-1413. JUNK BOX- Junk Removal Company. Local guys. Low rates. Call (250)658-3944.
GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS
(250)217-3090.ELECTRICIAN Lic. #3003. 30yrs exp. Renos, Knob & Tube Replacement. Sr.Disc.No job too big or small
ABBA EXTERIORS Gutter cleaning & repairs. Seniors discounts. WCB, Insured. Free estimates. (778)433-9275.
250-361-6193 Quality Electric Renoâ€™s, res & comm. No job too small. Lic# 22779. 250-361-6193 Quality Electric Renoâ€™s, res & comm. No job too small. Lic# 22779. 250-858-7004; COMPETITIVE rates. Res/Comm. AA Clarke Electric Ltd. Lic#100789 AT&T ELECTRIC. Renovations. Residential & Commercial. Knob & tube replacement. #26125. (250)744-4550. KENDRAâ€™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.
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250-479-7950 FREE ESTIMATES â€˘ Lawn Maintenance â€˘ Landscaping â€˘ Hedge Trimming â€˘ Tree Pruning â€˘ Yard Cleanups â€˘ Gardening/Weeding â€˘ Aeration, Odd Jobs NO SURPRISES NO MESS www.hollandave.ca AURICLE- Spring cleanups, lawns. Call for all your garden needs. 250-882-3129. DPM SERVICES- lawn & garden, seasonal pruning, clean ups, landscape, power wash, etc. 15yrs exp. (250)883-8141 LANDSCAPE & TREE- lawns, hedges, tree pruning, gardening, landscaping. WCB. 18 yrs exp. Andrew 250-893-3465.
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(250)889-5794. DIAMOND Dave- window, gutter cleaning, roof-de-moss, gutter guards, power washing. Free est.
HANDYPERSONS AROUND THE HOUSE.ca ALL repairs & renovations. Call Ben (250)891-7395. BIG BEAR Handyman. Decks, Painting, Repairs. Free estimate. Barry 250-896-6071. HANDYMAN SERVICES. Small renos, fences, hauling, lawns, etc. (778)977-5854.
PARRYâ€™S HAULING We haul it all - FREE estimates. Call Shawn 250-812-7774 PETEâ€™S HAUL A DAY- Junk removal. Airforce guy. Call 250-888-1221. SAVE-A-LOT HAULING Furniture, appliance, garden waste, we take it all! Always lowest rate, senior discount. Brad 250-217-9578.
HOME IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETE HOME Repairs. Suites, Renos, Carpentry, Drywall, Painting. Licensed and insured. Darren 250-217-8131. JACK NASH, serving Victoria over 30 yrs. I do it all! Free est WCB. 250-881-3886.
JOHNâ€™S STONEWORK. Free estimates. Over 30 years experience. (250)595-6099. RAIN HAPPENS Landscape & Stonework. Call Nicolaas at (250)920-5108.
MOVING & STORAGE
PRESSURE WASHING DRIVEWAYS, WALKWAYS, Decks, etc. Reasonable rates. 250-744-8588, Norm.
STUCCO/SIDING PATCHES, ADDITIONS, restucco, renos, chimney, waterproofing. Bob, 250-516-5178.
DONE RIGHT MOVING $80/hr. Senior Discount. Free Estâ€™s. No travel time before or after. BBB accredited. Call Tyler at 250-418-1747.
SHAWN THE Tile Guy- Res/ Comm/ Custom/ Renos. Free est. Call 250-686-6046.
BUDDYâ€™S TREE SERVICESTrimming, pruning, chipping, removals, hedges, lawn care, Insured. Keith, (250)474-3697.
A PROFESSIONAL Woman painter. Karen Bales Painting & Wall coverings. Over 25yrs exp. Free est. 250-514-5220. BIG BEAR Painting. Interior & Exterior. Quality work. Free estimate. Barry 250-896-6071 OLD TIMER. Quality old fashioned service. Great rates. Excellent references. Call Al at 250-474-6924, 250-888-7187.
STUCCO, Hardy Plank siding, painting, carpentry & roofing. Free est. Dan 250-391-9851.
FULL SERVICE Plumbing from Parker Dean. Fast, reliable, 24/7 service. Take $50 off your next job if you present this ad. Vancouver area. 1800-573-2928.
HAULING AND SALVAGE
EXPERIENCED JOURNEYMAN Plumber. Renos, New Construction & Service. Fair rates. Insured. Reliable, friendly. Great references. Call Mike at KNA (250)880-0104.
$20 & Up Garbage & Garden waste removal. Senior Disc. Free estimates. 250-812-2279.
YOUR Home Solutions. Pro painting; deck, fence & reno carpentry. Nick 250-686-8502.
FREE ESTIMATES. Reasonable. Reliable. No job too small. Call 250-388-5544.
WINDOW CLEANING BOBâ€™S WINDOW Cleaning. Roof demoss, Gutters. Licensed and affordable. 250-884-7066. DAVEâ€™S WINDOW Cleaning. Windows, Gutters, Sweeping, Roofs, Roof Demossing, Pressure Washing. 250-361-6190.
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Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - OAK
please join us for our
Save-On-Foods and our shelves are full again, so come in and enjoy the same great friendly service from the team members you know
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renovations are complete…
GRAND GS N I N E P REO rday, Satu 1st June 2
Plus enjoy some great grand reopening events including: • demos & local sampling • music & prizes • hot dogs • and so much more
We look forward to seeing you! Roger Junker, manager
Michelle Galanzoski, manager
1950 Foul Bay Rd, Victoria
3958 Shellbourne St, Victoria
Fort & Foul Bay
Ross Prendergast, manager
Jeff MacLeod, manager
2345 Beacon Ave, Sidney
3170 Tillicum Rd, Victoria
Published on Jun 18, 2014