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living in the JdFEA the opportunity to access safe, clean drinking water. “If you do this, it is not a small thing and if the CRD continues to push, we will go to arbitration,” said Hicks. Hicks said the District of Sooke will get pressure from the CRD and he hoped they would stand strong with the JdFEA. Every municipality in the CRD votes on the RSS and the RSS willnot pass if there is one dissenting vote. Hicks stated earlier that if the RSS was passed he would challenge it in court. He said the JDFEA was being discriminated against as he could not even vote on an issue which affected households in the Juan de Fuca. Environmentalist Vicky Husband, along with others, spoke at the CRD Committee of the Whole meeting in April and stated that piped water should not be extended and that growth should be kept compact. This included the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area. The RSS will come before the CRD Board on Wednesday, May 27.

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District of Sooke council stood by Juan de Fuca Electoral Area Director Mike Hicks in his stance against the Capital Regional District’s Regional Sustainability Strategy (RSS). The CRD is currently intending to replace the Octavian Lacatusu photos Regional Growth Strategy with the RSS and in the document it states Whiffin Spit had a little guest last week - well, not too little anyway - he’s an “elephant” seal - and no, he’s not that municipalities can dead, or sick. He is in a process called “molting” - in which he sheds his skin for a whole new set. The catastophic extend water to every molt can take between 25 and 28 days. The fur sheds in patches with the epidermal skin attached revealing a corner of their boundaries, if they choose to, new dark gray fur underneath ready for immediate use. And, as it happens, the good ol’ Spit is his favourite spot. He’s also originally from California and is one year old, said Hicks. What is at issue is so he’s a young pup. Everyone passing by at the Spit is encouraged to take a look at this unique (and unfortunately, endangered) that the JdFEA is not marine animal, however visitors are required to respectfully remain behind the caution tape during his stay here. allowed the same privilege, and it does not get a vote. The JdFEA can extend water into their Rural Containment Areas but not beyond. Hicks said the RSS will used to control density in the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area. Some are also calling for the elimination of the settlement areas of East Sooke and Otter Point. In other words, they are using water to control density. “We want to plead with our in bigCanada sister to #1 Real Estate Company stand up for her neighfor Sales last 4 Consecutive Years bours,” said Hicks. “We used to be one and we

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Toasting the Toastmaster Wendy Arthurs, Division A governor was on hand at Sooke Harbour Toastmasters meeting Wednesday May 21 to present Tania Ehman with her trophy for winning the Division A International Speech contest. To achieve this award Ehman won

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first place in the Sooke Harbour Toastmasters club competition, won again at the Area 8 contest, and finally at the Division A contest. Ehman has set herself a goal of competing internationally at Toastmasters International convention to be held in Vancouver in 2017, where she would be competing against members from over 120 countries. The winner will hold the title of World Champion of Public Speaking. Ehman credits her win to the advice and support of the members of the Sooke Harbour Toastmasters.

When the video was viewed it was obvious that wild animals had been moving around T’Sou-ke Reserve #2. Angie Bristol, who is monitoring wildlife on both reserves, saw footage of a large black bear as well as a cougar. The cougar had, in fact, been filmed just shortly before she was there. The T’Sou-ke Nation acquired some fund-

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CounCil Briefs The following items came before District of Sooke council at their regular meeting on May 25. Bev Berger was Acting Mayor. Rezoning underway Local developer Jeff Zigay returned to council with a request to rezone 6645 Sooke Road, which includes the west half of the future Brownsey Boulevard between Sooke Road and Goodmere Road, from Manufactured Home Park (MHP) to Town Centre Mixed Use (CTC). The CTC zone will allow a six storey height to buildings. The owner is required to enter into a 219 covenant with the district to address road dedication and affordable housing. In order to meet the affordable housing component, the developer has agreed to contribute $500 per dwelling that is to be built on the site. Council moved the Zoning Amendment Bylaw (600-16) to third reading.

Hedge removal finalized Council carried a motion to allow the District to proceed with the removal of a hedge that currently exists on a Right-of-Way adjacent to 6519 Steeple Chase. Council concluded that Jared Sklepowich, resident of 6519 Steeple Chase, knowingly planted the hedge on municipal property at the risk of getting said hedge removed. While the removal was to be immediate, Councillor Kerrie Reay added a ‘friendlier’ motion to give the homeowner until the end of June 2015 to remove the hedge from the area in question. Animal regulation and impounding bylaw adopted Council has adopted Bylaw No. 617, Animal Regulation and Impounding Amendment Bylaw (392-2 to prohibit the feeding of wildlife and to amend the regulation of wild and exotic animals.

Cat house A delegation from a cat rescue organization came before council asking the District of Sooke to amend the land use bylaws to allow for up to 15 cats on one property as well as a grandfather clause to allow residents to keep their cats if they had more than four. In a letter to council Margarita Dominquez, from the Victoria Pet Food Bank & Feral Cat Rehabilitation Center, said vendettas and

pure evil existed and council’s action were unfair. The bylaw currently allows for a maximum of four animals per household. During the presentation Acting Mayor Bev Berger stated that the district would not go against their own bylaws and the maximum number of pets would remain the same. Berger stated that the group could apply for a rezoning to allow a “kennel” to operate on

might think. He stated that drug offences were down but traffic offences were up. In his monthly report it shows a higher number of occurences under the Mental Health Act, 14 in April with a year to date of 48. Total in 2014 was 44. Also rising was the number of occurences of Theft under $5,000, 10 in April, total for year to date 48. Total in 2014 was 44.

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Curator’s Corner: A little history on Moss Cottage Moss Cottage is the oldest standing pioneer home west of Victoria and was built in 1869/70 by James Welsh (relative to the Muirs). Today the cottage is situated on the museum grounds, but it was originally constructed near Woodside Farm where the Sooke Baptist Church is today. James built the cottage for his wife Mary Ellen (nee Flynn) and they lived there for 10 years before she died in childbirth in 1880. Mary Ellen had named her home “Moss Cottage” in memory of her mother’s family name back in England. The cottage was built using lumber from the Muir Mill, which was B.C.’s first successful steampowered sawmill. After Mary Ellen’s death, the cottage was occupied by Matilda Gordon (Aunt Tilly) and her two children Alice and Harry. Matilda was James and Mary Ellen’s niece and the granddaughter of the original pioneering Muirs. Throughout the 1900s the cottage was passed down through James’ kin and was given to the Sooke Region Museum in 1977 by Ernie Welsh (grandson of James). Since its reconstruction on the museum grounds, the cottage has been restored and maintained by the Sooke Region Historical Society. The most recent repair to the cottage is a new roof in 2012. Today the inside of the cottage takes you back to the turn of the century in 1902. In this year, Matilda has lost her husband Jack Gordon to consumption and she is raising her two children on her own. Inside the cottage you will find four distinct rooms: The

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Moss Cottage on the Sooke Region Museum’s grounds and right: a view of the parlour inside Moss Cottage showing the writing desk, fireplace, a portrait of Queen Victoria and Matilda’s black coat she wore while mourning her husband. kitchen, parlour, children’s bedroom and Matilda’s bedroom. Each room is completely furnished using a variety of donations and artifacts to bring this early 1900s era to life. The Moss Cottage kitchen is a very special place for visitors as the various artifacts, meat and herb props, furniture, and familiar smells really evoke memories. The kitchen is filled with vintage supplies such as butter paddles, cake tins, washboards, spice tins, numerous pots and enamel dishes, an egg beater, a metal cream skimmer and furniture. Also in the kitchen are utensils from Sooke’s Belvedere hotel (burned down in 1934). One of the most stand-out artifacts in the kitchen is the 1896 Albion wood and coal range stove (1975.001.001a-q). The iron stove, donated by Joe Vowles, consists of numerous parts including a main stove, warming oven, thermometer and detachable cooling rack. Visitors will also notice a beautiful large wooden cabinet that houses many of the kitchen display’s spices and food tins, utensils, dishes and

jars (1980.003.001a-f). The wooden cabinet, donated by Mrs. Kay Maughan, has a hutch that attaches to a buffet with multiple drawers. The hutch has two shelving compartments lined with metal and doors fitted with glass windows. The parlour is the equivalent of today’s family room. It has a fireplace, book shelf piano, spinning wheel, writing desk and chaise lounge. Other artifacts in the parlour include a gramophone, phonograph, writing box, prints and velvet framed photographs, autoharp and a kerosene lamp. One of the most historically valuable artifacts in the parlour is the piano (2014. FIC.359). The piano belonged to the Welsh family and was donated to the museum by Helen (Welsh) Yost. Visitors often ask about the portrait hanging over the fire place. This is a portrait of Queen Victoria and there is a black scarf draped over it because the household is mourning her death (1901). The portrait was donated by Brock Robertson in 1978. Also in the parlour is a tea cloth made

by Kitty Gordon (of Gordon’s Beach), who was Matilda’s sister-in-law. A black embroidered coat hangs on the desk chair to show that Matilda is also mourning her husband Jack. For school tours and events in December, a Christmas tree is set up in the parlour and Moss Cottage is decorated for the holiday season. Both bedrooms in Moss Cottage represent how Matilda and her children were living and what their décor and personal taste may have been. The children’s bedroom has blue and cream striped and floral wallpaper, two beds with patchwork bedding, a dollhouse, books, toys, and candles for light. Laid out on one of the children’s beds is a book belonging to Alice titled Mother’s Stories (1991.021.001). Inside it says, “Douglas R.N. Muir a birthday gift from Mr. Mitchell, Victoria 1888” and “Alice Mary Gordon a Christmas gift from Douglas Muir December 25, 1903.” Also in the children’s bedroom is a hot water bottle (or “pig”) that would have been placed under the blankets at the end of the

bed for warmth. In Matilda’s bedroom is pink floral wallpaper, a large wooden bed, dresser, sewing table with projects and a washing station. There are clothing items laid out on the bed, shoes lined up on the floor and vanity items on the dresser. Also in the bedroom are fishing rods hanging on the wall, a kerosene lamp and a jewelry box. During tours, a tour guide will point out the cotton mattress as it is stuffed with horse hair (1984.048.001). There is a large tear in the mattress that allows visitors to see the horse hair inside. There is Muir, Welsh and Moss Cottage history throughout the museum. In the pioneer and first settlers’ display are two silver cups that belonged to Harry and Alice. Harry’s cup has a very ornate handle and “HLG” engraved in the middle of it. Alice’s cup has floral designs and the handle has a small cat figure on the top and a bird on the bottom. Both cups are very small, ideal for children’s hands. Character tours of Moss Cottage are available

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location, movements and habits of bears through the reported sightings. Conservation Services work directly with Wild Wise Sooke to form a proactive solution through educational intervention. There is a great deal of misinformation concerning bear biology and behavior, Wild Wise provides factual information about bears and bear behavior. This keeps our community safe and wildlife.    Tips for the Kitchen Scraps Program This year many people have the new kitchen scrap containers.  Keep garbage and kitchen scrap containers behind closed doors in your garage, basement or storage area. Garbage and kitchen scrap containers that are left in open carports or in your backyard is an easy target for bears, and other rodents like rats and raccoons. • Put your garbage and kitchen scraps out on the morning of collection day and  not the night before. Avoid

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The Community Grant Program is designed to assist organizations to improve the well being of the community as a whole through community projects, programs, services, activities or events located primarily in the District of Sooke. There are two categories of funding: Category A (annual grants - program type) and Category B (bi-annual grants - project type). The bi-annual intake dates for Category B grants are April 30 and September 30. On May 14, the District of Sooke’s Community Grants Committee made their decisions on which applicants would receive grant monies from the district. Chair of the committee, Councillor Kerrie Reay said, “It was a tough one,” in reference to the decisions. “The economy in Sooke is still challenged and council worked hard to hold to a 0 per cent tax increase.”

She said in some cases, in regard to the applications, the taxpayer doesn’t have the capability now to fulfill all of the grant requests. Some of the applications did not meet the criteria while others were situations where performances should cover more of the cost of their productions by raising ticket prices, and not have taxpayer “subsidies.” Category B grants, 2015 applications: The following applicants received the full amount requested from the District of Sooke: • Ecole Poirier PAC $7,000 for play space • EMCS Student Art Bus Shelter Project $1,925.87 for art supplies ($1,891 in 2014) • Girl Guides of Canada - Milnes Landing Camp Committee - $2,500 for building upgrades • Sooke Transition Town Society - Bear Wise - $4,000- education • Sooke Fine Arts Society - $500 - pump house murals ($7,000 Category A 2014) • Sooke Food Bank - $3,075 plus $8,561 in Category A (2014

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$7,000 and $1,100 Category B) Total amount awarded: $19,000.87 The following did not receive grant funding: Sooke Harbour Players - $7,000 - production and royalty costs ($5,865 in 2014) Sooke Horseshoe Pitching Assoc. - $7,000 - building horseshoe pitch ($3,000 in 2011) Sooke River Bluegrass Festival - $5,000

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Rod Sluggett Publisher Pirjo Raits Editor

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Just change one letter in a word Change. Change is inevitable and it happens whether we like it or not. For instance, in Sooke, we will be getting a roundabout. That’s a big change for many. We just had a change at the council table and there are many things which have changed in our fair town. We have new buildings and new businesses, new people and new attitudes. Rather than decrying the roundabout saying it will be chaotic and a mess, how about embracing change? How about being positive about the effort to relieve the traffic pressure on Sooke Road? Everyone complains about not being able to make a left-hand turn, this roundabout is being built to fix that. How about figuring out how to use roundabouts and going with the flow instead of getting all worked up before it’s even in place? How about using Wadams Way instead of the old route right through the town core? Everything is based on our perceptions. If we hear people criticizing, we often follow suit. We don’t often even give things a chance, we just decry the inconvenience and then get all worked up over the supposed inconvenience to ourselves rather than looking at the long term solution. It is so much easier to be critical and upset with change than it is to embrace it. This goes for just about everything. When we start complaining about change, then it signals a mind that is closing. Changes are good most of the time and we need to embrace the chance to do something different by changing our mindset. Sooke will not remain the same as it has always been, nor should it. But we can look forward rather than backward. If you take one letter in the word “change” and change the “g” to a “c” you have “chance.” Chances are opportunities.

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B.C. goes long with LNG bid B.C. Views Opposition politicians were outraged over the B.C. government’s latest effort to secure its first major liquefied natural gas deal, announced last week. Premier Christy Clark, Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman and Finance Minister Mike de Jong signed agreements with Pacific Northwest LNG for a long-term gas royalty structure that could run for 30 years. The government says the deal guarantees minimum royalty revenue for the province, while the investors increase their revenue if the spread between gas prices in North America and Asia increases during the term. Pacific Northwest is a partnership of some of the biggest investors and gas customers: Malaysian state giant Petronas, its Canadian subsidiary Progress Energy, Chinese state firm Sinopec, Indian Oil Corp. and Japan Petroleum. These corporate giants will review a project development agreement, and if they approve, Clark will convene the legislature to approve changes that would compensate them if the new LNG income tax increases. Environmental changes such as a “discriminatory” carbon tax increase or greenhouse gas regulations on LNG would also trigger compensation. Future changes to general carbon tax or corporate

income tax rates would not. NDP leader John Horgan warned that “too much lolly” is being offered, with no word of job guarantees for B.C. or a deal with First Nations at the proposed site near Prince Rupert. “My biggest concern is that we’re tying the hands of future governments because a desperate government made commitments that they over-promised on and now they want to get a deal at any cost,” Horgan said. Green Party MLA Andrew Weaver called it “shocking and irresponsible,” repeating his prediction that the global market is swimming in gas and will never support huge green-field projects across B.C. For the investors, it’s like a mortgage. There are “subjects” to be removed before the deal closes, and this is a proposed $36 billion mortgage for pipelines, LNG processing and shipping facilities. This isn’t just a political dispute. For example, Progress has drilled about 500 gas wells in northeastern B.C., and Petronas took it over with this development in mind. Without exports, B.C.’s whole gas industry is looking at a bleak future of low prices and demand. Petronas delayed its investment decision to this year and cited exactly these concerns, certainty on taxation and royalties beyond the election cycle. With that in hand, their obstacles remain federal environmental approval and a revenue

sharing deal with a First Nation to host a terminal. Pacific Northwest CEO Michael Culbert notes that answers to questions posed by the Lax Kw’alaams First Nation were submitted to federal regulators only days before they started voting on a $1 billion share of LNG proceeds over 40 years. The vote was a resounding no, despite a redesign that put pipelines on a suspension bridge over the most sensitive salmon habitat. Culbert suggests that given some time to examine environmental mitigation work, that answer may change. Does aboriginal title offer a veto over projects like this? According to the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision on the Tsilhqot’in case, the short answer is no. Objections could be overridden if governments determine a project is in the interest of the greater public. Talks have taken place with 19 First Nations affected by pipelines and facilities, and 14 have agreed. While they continue with Lax Kw’alaams and other Tsimshian Nations on the coast, it’s worth recalling that others are not so reluctant. The Nisga’a Nation has identified four sites as suitable for LNG terminals with a shorter pipeline route to the coast than Prince Rupert. Tom Fletcher is B.C. legislature reporter and columnist for Black Press newspapers. Email: tfletcher@ blackpress.ca


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We asked: Do you think groups that charge admission to their events should still get grants from the District of Sooke?

Yes, why not? Support the groups who do something for the community.

Charging admission doesn’t even touch the hours put into it, it’s all volunteer, so I’m all for it.

Yes, they should still receive grants, even with admission.

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The Juan de Fuca wants public water

Trying to control development by denying access to public water is bad policy. Development is better regulated by strong OCPs and precise zoning. And that is what we have in the Juan de Fuca. The residents of East Sooke and Otter Point (and all the other JDF sub regions) have chosen to have a rural character, with low density and restrained development potential, reaffirmed and enshrined at our recent OCP reviews. We also overwhelmingly expressed the desire that public water should be available, on a user pay basis, throughout our communities; That access to clean safe public water is a right; And that we should have the same rights as our neighbours Sooke and Metchosin, both of whom allow water throughout their districts.

It really depends on the situation and the organization.

letters Taking shape the new royal Bank is beginning to look more like a building. On Friday, many of the forms were set with concrete.

us in the Juan De Fuca. Zac Doeding East Sooke

Let us enjoy camping With regard to your story on the CRD taking over control of the Sooke Potholes Campground from the now financially lame TLC: this development is a bit of a nail-biter. The traditional CRD idea of camping, is camping between dawn and dusk only, with no fires allowed, no smoking allowed, and no alcoholic beverages allowed. CRD Parks, due to the narrow-minded,

personally-slanted policies of the CRD board - offer basically nothing to anyone beyond Puritan hikers, foot traffic picnic people and mountain bikers (and even they have to get out before they slam the gates just because the sun went down). The CRD would completely ruin a campsite if left to manage it - a place people go to actually get away from all the over-regulation in the populated areas. Hopefully if the negotiations work out with the T’Sou-ke First Nation to manage the campground, “all” responsible campers can enjoy the campsite next season - not just

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His own version of reality television Surprisingly, I agree with Helene Harrison of Shirley on oh so many ways on oh so many of these issues. However, I realized over the years that common sense and good counsel were near impossible to find anywhere, or anything, so I decided to toss “my” television set out of the window to fend for itself in the wilds, as I had become fed up with the “Roman Colosseum; the world of television where everything is either a joke, a spectacle of almost unbearable atrocity, or a fictionalization of the worst there is, or the stupidest, or what is supposed to be real feelings or real thought. I do not have a pill to give to all the crazies who run the world, to bring them down to reality, and so, I turn to my version of real-

Communities Garrison Randall Garrison, MP ESQUIMALT – JUAN DE FUCA

around long enough to see it. N.E. McNab Shirley

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the campers the CRD would approve of.     Garnet Saunders Sooke Pirjo Raits photo

Indeed, someday we may become part of one of those municipalities. To those who say access to water will lead to higher density, urban sprawl, etc... It will not. Our Official Community Plans simply don’t allow that kind of development. But what it will mean is a better quality of life for many people, whether it’s in Demaniel Creek Estates and The Woods in Otter Point, or on Seed Tree Rd. and Anderson Cove Rd. in East Sooke, or on Goudie Creek in Shirley/Jordan River. Water is a human right, and that includes

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ity television, which consists of “my television” - sitting forlornly out in the rain, or baking in the sun, as bugs meander through its inner sanctum of wires, plastic, and exotic noxious chemicals, like an artificial reef on my lawn, where I can look out upon it once in a while and wonder at human ingenuity when it comes to stuff and things and the utter absence of any brains whatsoever when it comes to — human life. However, I do not believe the glaciers have completely receded yet. Give it another 2,000 years or so - a reversal is almost due which will be callused global cooling and the you can work on that. I will concede human ingenuity this - we might actually be

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EMCS students earn trades scholarships A handful of very skillful students from Edward Milne community school (EMCS) went home with awards and scholarships in early May at the District’s Education Committee of the Whole (ECOW) meeting. The talented trades students have competed in the Skills Canada competitions regionally, provincially and soon nationally, showing off their techniques against thousands of other students. SD62 Board of Education trustees, along with Sooke Mayor Maja Tait recognized the students at Tuesday’s event while EMCS Culinary Arts students prepped and served up a fantastic dinner for the 46 attendees. With coaching and guidance provided by EMCS technology teachers, Joel Evans and Trevor Royle, the

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eight SD62 students had a blast competing at the provincial level and placed well with Kevin Royle taking the silver medal in the

Sumobot competition and Jake Schuttinga winning the gold medal in the joinery competition! Jake’s first place sends him off to com-

pete against the best at the national competition in Saskatoon May 27- 30. To get Shuttinga to the Nationals, the

Local student wins top spot with video Noah Allman took the top spot for his video Billy and the Beast, in the Grade 8 – 10 category for the 10th annual WorkSafeBC Student Safety Video Contest. To view Billy and the Beast go to: https://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=Uq0oxr_Ichg  This year’s theme, No bullies at work – my right to a safe and respectful workplace, resonated with students resulting in many outstanding entries. More than 138 students took part in submitting 55 videos in 2015, representing 21 schools throughout the province.   Noah Allman, a resident of the municipality of Sooke on Vancouver Island, is enrolled in Self Design High, an on-line BC Ministry of Education certified K to 12 program.   Students from Southridge

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School in Surrey placed second in the same category with their video Kitchen Bullies focusing on the tag line Clean up bullying – If you see it, report it https://www. youtube.com/watch?v=L-Qk2B75zo&feature=youtu.be

The WorkSafeBC Student Safety Video Contest in the last decade has received 461 video entries, representing the combined efforts of close to 1,550 students. The purpose of the contest is to engage students in the culture of occupational health and safety.   Winners take home cash prizes sponsored by Actsafe, Kiewit Infrastructure, Ledcor Group of Companies, London Drugs and Seaspan Marine Corporation. To view all the winning entries and learn more about the contest go to: http://www2.worksafebc. com/Topics/YoungWorker/PastWinners.asp Noah Allman also likeS to mountaIn bike, build trails and film.  

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Sooke’s best kept secret... garden tour Pirjo Raits

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When Nancy Pappajohn and Tony Hodgson saw the house on Kirby Road they slammed on the brakes. They fell in love with the quaint little white house with its expansive yard. That was eight years ago and their love of the property is evident in the plantings, maintenance and upgrades they have accomplished by getting their hands in the dirt. In referring to the previously over-grown gardens, Pappajohn said, “There was lots of old stuff and I knew this could keep me out of trouble for years.” Her philosophy about the garden was to leave everything where it was, allow plants to spread and introduce new varieties wherever and whenever needed. Pappajohn discovered old overgrown stone paths when she started weeding and she reclaimed the areas and put her own stamp on the garden. An old fence is cleverly disguised by planting the gardens in front and essentially making the fence disappear. The goldfish and koi pond was in place when they purchased the property and they have had fish in it ever since. Canaries and finches winter in the aviary and provide bright notes throughout the year. “I can’t think of any other place I would like to live,” said Pappajohn. The gardens are as pretty in the winter as they are in the summer. In February there are crocuses scattered throughout and colourful plantings like Japanese maples lend interest. Her garden is mostly flowers because, as she said, she can buy fruits and vegetables and her love is for growing flowers. The property is number three on the Sooke Philharmonic Society’s 2015 Secret Garden Tour and was once owned by Sooke’s first mayor, Ed Macgregor. “I really love this garden,” said Sue Hyslop, one of the organizers for the Secret Garden Tour. This year there are 11 properties on the Sunday, June 7 tour. The tour includes many lovely and unique gardens but also features music in the gardens, classic cars, artists and artisans, a plant sale and refreshments. There is also a shuttle service. It’s a whole day of exploring and enjoying the hard work of the area’s passionate gardeners. The tour extends from Connie Road to Henlyn and up to Willowpark Way. Ornamental plantings, ponds, courtyards, gazebos, rockeries, aviaries,waterfalls and greenhouses are all open for viewing during the tour. “There are all different types of gardens,” said Hyslop. “There are some city gardens and some rural gardens.” Tickets are $20 and are available in Sooke at Shoppers and Peoples Drug Mart, Little Vienna Bekery, The Stick in the Mud, Shirley Delicious and Westburn Garden Centre. In Victoria and area they can be purchased at Lynne’s Little Elf Garden, Garden Works, Dig This and Down to Earth. Same day tickets can be purchased at the tour kiosk at Connie Road. (For more info: http://www.sookesecretgardens.com/ssgt/) The Secret Garden Tour is a major fundraiser for Sooke’s Philharmonic Society. The Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1997 by Norman Nelson and now has 60 members ranging in age from 13-86 years of age. (www.sookephil.ca).


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Where there’s smoke... there’s music! EMCS students get ready for musical Octavian Lacatusu Sooke News Mirror

With music booming from within the dark and studio-lit Edward Milne community school gym, one would think a party was flaring up late last week — instead, it was just students practicing for the upcoming Where There’s Smoke musical. While the student music group are keeping the best for the final stage, their practice performance before an interested fellow student crowd was a good taste of what the audience is to expect on June 3, given an exciting mix of stuff like fedoras, blue lights, neon t-shirts, and sunglasses. It was also a good bonding experience, noted Lisa McLellan, Musical Theatre Director at EMCS and the glue behind the entire production; she said the experience not only helps the team work together as one unit, but also works as a sort of de-stresser. “For grads in particular the final year can get stressful, so it’s good for them to cut loose, bond and have fun,” McLellan said, adding that this year the students’ take on musical theatre is a bit different than the usual stuff. “We like our dances to be multiage, kind of like a wedding, not your typical high school dance.” McLellan said the students decided their theme was to be based in the 1920s and 1930s, with bits and pieces of history like prohibition and the plight of women striving for independence — but also with a modern kick, much like the recent cinematic interpretation of The Great Gatsby; a solid source of inspiration for the group’s performance overall. “We created our own big city, so we have gangsters, we have a family that runs the city, there’s a ton of different characters, we have orphans, we have

flappers, we have a women’s organization, just a bit of everything.” Involving both EMCS and Journey middle school students from grades 9 to 12, the production is pushing over 100 cast and crew; easily one of the biggest ECMS has seen. And best part is, it’s all done by the students — from the performers on stage to the appetizers that will be served at the opening gala. “We got 60 in the cast, 66 with tech and crew and then the art department creates the sets, cooks training is doing our opening night gala, so there will be appetizers and you can walk through the art gallery,” she said, adding that between scene changes, the student film department will feature the projects they’ve been working on. The team is also comprised of a student teacher, a past EMCS musical theatre grad, along with a professional sound specialist and several student techs who get to practice their MC skills. McLellan said that while she usually drafts up a basic script, it’s the students who give the project a face. “They come up with a story, improv it to script and then we pick songs that kind of fit with it, so they have a lot of ownership over the story,” she said, adding that this year the students have full control over how their roles and characters unfold before the stage. She said the students usually start off with a song, and then they find a way to squeeze it into the story — apparently one of those songs this time is the Bohemian Rhapsody. Tickets are available at the EMCS Office, Journey Middle School and Shopper’s Drug Mart. The Opening Night Gala on June 3 starts at 6:30 p.m. with complimentary appetizers from the Culinary Arts Department - the show will run until June 5. And finally, a summary of the Where There’s Smoke musical from the students

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themselves: “Big City is a town filled with interesting characters. The most interesting of all, are Mamma Vittone and her family. They run the shops and the local Speakeasy. Business is good. Maybe a little too good. Big City has caught the attention of big time boss, Jack Forrest. He wants control of the city for himself and he is ruthless. Will Big City’s citizens be able to hold on to their city?” Octavian Lacatusu photo

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Community Connections: Promoting volunteerism our community and will meet several objectives such as promoting volunteerism among seniors and other generations; engaging seniors in the community through the mentoring of others; and supporting the social participation and inclusion of seniors. The successful Grantsmithing and Marketing workshops kicked off our programming schedule. We are looking for additional feedback on what training would help nonprofit organizations and volunteers be more successful in their works. Perhaps there is training we could facilitate to support new people to become confident volunteers? Please complete our short survey at http:// fluidsurveys.com/surveys/valeriya-edemskaya/sr vc-planningfor-2015/ or contact us with your ideas. SRVC wishes to celebrate and acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our senior volunteers. In this case ‘senior’ refers

Community Connections is a new venue for sharing information about all things ‘volunteer’. The Sooke Region Volunteer Centre’s (SRVC) mission is to promote and support volunteerism in the Sooke region (Beecher Bay to Port Renfrew). Through this monthly article we will explain what we mean when we say ‘volunteer’, what volunteers are doing, who’s doing what with volunteers, who needs volunteers and more. The Sooke Region Volunteer Centre’s “Recruit, Retain and Retrain” project is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program. We are aware that many not-for-profit organizations in our region are run by seniors. We are firm believers that seniors make a huge difference in the region and we want to do everything in the centre’s power to support them! Our projects under this grant will be inspired by seniors in

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The Sooke Region Volunteer Centre is located at the Sooke Child, Youth and Family Centre (CASA) 6672 Wadams Way. to active volunteers 65+ years and older, as well as volunteers with 20 years or more of active community engagement. We are hosting a Senior Volunteer Appreciation Mock-tail Party on Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 1 – 3 p.m. in the Sooke Commu-

nity Hall. “When we first started calling key senior volunteers we received feedback that we were stereo typing seniors by having a ‘tea’. They felt that something more fun and upbeat would show better appreciation. Suggestions of

scotch and martinis were made,” said Marlene Barry, SRVC Coordinator. “While we weren’t likely to be able to get a liquor license under our grant, we took the jesting feedback into consideration and came up with the Mocktail Party.”

There will be food, entertainment and short presentations, as well as networking opportunities. Registration is required by June 5 so that we have enough food and drinks! We want to celebrate and appreciate everything seniors do for the

Sooke region and this is our small way of saying thank you! As part of the grant, we will be making a community investment into Wii Fit stations which will also be incorporated into some of our events. If you have an idea about how we can maximize the use of the Wii Fit machines or if you want to use them for your community event, please contact us. To register and for more information on our programming, please contact us at s o o k e re g i o n v o l u n teers@gmail.com or call 250-642-6364 Ext. 235 We meet monthly and have office hours Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Sooke Child, Youth and Family centre, 6672 Wadams Way. Submitted by Marlene Barry

Community

Calendar Thurs May 28OD

TODDLERTIME

Fri May 29tal

At the Sooke Library 10:30 to 11 a.m.,Hands-on activities for ages 18-36 months. Register at 250642-3022. ADULT WALKING GROUP SEAPARC 10-11 a.m. Registration required. 250642-8000. ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION CRIBBAGE 7 P.M. BINGO Sr’s Drop-In Centre, 12:45-3 p.m. Sooke Community Hall BABYTIME On the first Thursday of each month, 2 p.m. Sooke Library. WITNESS BLANKET Talk by Carey Newman, 7:30 EMCS, by donation. MUSEUM MARKET 5 p.m. at the museum.

VITAL VITTLES Free lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Holy Trinity Church. ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION Steak Night, 6-7:30 p.m. Karaoke 8-11 p.m. SOOKE SENIOR’S BUS Lunch and shopping trips to Victoria. Call June 250642-2032 for information. SACRED CHANT CIRCLE 7:30 p.m. Sooke Yoga & Wellness, Hope Centre. 6750 West Coast Road. ARTIFACTS ART SHOW Daily, at the Sooke Region Museum to May 30. SOOKE PHILHARMONIC Harmony in Summer, Sooke Comm Hall, 7:30 pm. tickets, www. sookephil.ca

Sat May 30OYAL

CANADIAN LEGION Meat draw 3 p.m. SOOKE PHILHARMONIC Harmony in Summer, 7:30, UVic, Farquhar Aud. SOOKE FALL FAIR PIE SALE Comm. Hall 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Pre-order 250-812-2830, tables $10-250-474-5771. SOOKE COUNTRY MARKET Otter Pt. Rd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Every Saturday.

Sun May 31 ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION

Sunday breakfast brunch, 9-12:30 p.m., $5. Blue Grass Music, 2:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Drop in pool tournament every second Sunday. SHIRLEY FARMERS’ MARKET 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shirley every Sun. to Sept. 13

Mon June 1 PARENT PARENT & TOT DROP-IN

Child, Youth, & Family Centre, 9:30-11. 250 642-5152. CALLING ALL QUILTERS Knox Pres. Church. All welcome. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Call 250-642-0789 for info. ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION Euchre 6:30 p.m. SOOKE SENIOR’S BUS Ayre Manor Residents trips.

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Child, Youth & Family Centre: 6672 Wadams Way Family Medical Clinic: 1300-6660 Sooke Rd Holy Trinity Church: 1952 Murray Rd Knox Presbyterian Church: 2110 Church Rd Legion #54: 6726 Eustace Rd Library: 2065 Anna Marie Rd Museum: 2070 Phillips Rd Peoples Drug Mart: 8-6716 Sooke Rd SEAPARC: 2168 Phillips Rd St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church: 2191 Townsend Rd Sooke Senior’s Bus: $15 annual membership. 250-642-4662 Municipal Hall: 2205 Otter Point Rd Sooke Community Hall: 2037 Sheilds Rd.

Witness Blanket Tues June 2 BABY TALK

Colic and Crying. At the Child, Youth and Family Centre, from 10-11:30 a.m. 250-642-5464. YOUTH CLINIC

Ages 13 - 25, 4-7 p.m. Family Medical Clinic. KNITTING CIRCLE

Sooke Library, 6:30–8:00 p.m. Free, all levels. Dropin. 250-642-3022. STORYTIME Ages 3-5, 10:30-11 a.m. Sooke Library. Free but call 250-642-3022 to register WOMEN’S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP Sooke Harbour House. 7-9 p.m. Ongoing every 2nd Tuesday of the month.

Wed June 3WALK-

ING GROUP People’s Drug Mart hosts a walking club, 9:15 a.m. PARENT DISCUSSION GROUP Sooke Child, Youth, and Family Centre, 9:30-11:00 a.m. (250) 642-5152 for info. ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION Dominos 10 a.m. Shuffleboard, 6:30 p.m. NASCAR POOL Meet and Pick, Sooke Legion 7 p.m. MUSICAL THEATRE Where There’s Smoke, EMCS student show, 6:30 p.m. to June 5. Tickets, $10, EMCS office, SDM and Journey middle school. LION’S PAINT NIGHT Fundraiser 7-9 p.m. Sooke Comm Hall dining rm. $45 paint your masterpiece and socialize with the Sooke Harbourside Lions.


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AN EXHIBIT of paintings and Mosaics by Sheilagh Knox will be held May 30, 11-3 at the Sooke Museum

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SOOKE SPRING FAIR MARKET Sat. May 30, 10am-2pm Sooke Comm. Hall, Dining Room Homemade pie sale $10 Gluten free $15 Apple, blackberry, sour cherry, lemon meringue and pumpkin Pre-order pies call 250-812-2830 Handmade & handcrafted items, knitted items, jams, jellies, jewellery, essential oils, many unique items. Call to book tables-$10 250-474-5771 Tables $10, to book 250-474-5771

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Gwendolyn Mae Harding born March 15,1924 in Portland Oregon,

passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, May 15th, 2015 in Sooke, B.C. As a teenager in the 1940’s, she developed a talent for sewing. To help economize during the war effort, Gwen made all her own garments. Dressmaking became her passion along with photography. During the 1950’s, Gwen worked for Pendleton Woolen Mills as their department manager seamstress. She became a leader in her field as a professional seamstress & accomplished trainer in the art of sewing. Gwen moved to Canada in 1959 with her husband Richard. Despite the rugged conditions of camp life, Gwen’s pioneering spirit and creativity endured. From the mid 1970’s – 2007, Gwen lived in Campbell River, BC. In the 80’s, she developed her own alterations business, The Pin Cushion. She was loved by many and valued for her kindness, compassion and exceptional talent as a dressmaker. She is survived by her five daughters, Joann Caldwell, Norene Schmuck, Irene Shane, Charlene Blair and Leeta Harding. Her legacy will be remembered and cherished by her daughters, twelve grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. The family wishes to express their gratitude to the dedicated staff of Ayre Manor in Sooke, BC & Glacier View Lodge in Comox, B.C. for their exceptional care and love for Gwen in her final years. Gwen’s parting words were: “Oh Happy Day! Que Sera, Sera, Whatever Will Be, Will Be!� Condolences may be offered to the family at www.mccallbros.com. McCall’s of Victoria, BC (1-800-870-4210)

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Public Information Meeting Date: June 1, 2015 Time: 7 pm Place: Juan de Fuca Local Area Services Building 3 — 7450 Butler Road Otter Point, BC

Proposed Bylaw No. 4022 would amend Bylaw No. 3602, “Land Use Bylaw for the Rural Resource Lands, Bylaw No. 1, 2009,” to rezone eight properties from Resource Land (RL) to Resource Land – Meteorological Tower (RL-MT) in order to permit the construction and use of meteorological towers (Rezoning Application RZ000237 TimberWest Forest Corp/Couverdon).

The purpose of this meeting is to provide information about the proposal and obtain community comments regarding proposed Bylaw No. 4022. If you are unable to attend the meeting, written submissions may be forwarded to the Capital Regional District (CRD), Juan de Fuca Electoral Area Planning, 3 – 7450 Butler Road, Sooke, BC V9Z 1N1 or via email to jdfinfo@crd.bc.ca and must be received prior to noon on June 1, 2015. For further information, please visit www.crd.bc.ca/jdf or call 250.642.1500.

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SPO presents Harmony in Summer Tour, coming up on Sunday, June 7, and the Philharmonic Fling at Ed Macgregor Park, Sunday July 12. The Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1997 by Norman Nelson. In 2007 he was awarded the Orchestras Canada Betty Webster Award for his sustained and significant contribution to the Canadian orchestral community. In May 2012, Norman was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, which honours outstanding Canadians whose achievements have

Brian Yoon the soloist in Sooke Philharmonic’s final concert of the year May 29 and 30, the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2014-2015 season will be brought to a close with Wagner, Dvorak and Brahms, Maestro Norman Nelson conducting. The Sooke concert will be performed Friday night at the Sooke Community Hall; Victoria concertgoers can take in the same program Saturday at the Farquhar Auditorium at UVic. Both concerts start at 7:30 p.m. Brian Yoon, Principal Cellist of the Victoria Symphony, will perform the well-known Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor. This beautiful work is performed often, always to great acclaim. Yoon, who hails from South Korea, studied in Vancouver, Ottawa and at Rice University in Houston, Texas. Yoon has been described by the CBC as “Canada’s next cello superstar.” Currently the Principal Cello of the Victoria Symphony, he has also been a guest principal of the Kingston Symphony and National Arts Centre Orchestra. Since winning First Prize at the 35th Eckhardt-Gramatté Competition, he has been presented in recital from coast to coast, impressing audiences with intelligent and passionate performances of

repertoire ranging from Bach and Beethoven to Shostakovich and Metallica. As a soloist, Yoon regularly performs with orchestras across Canada: his performance of Shostakovich’s Concerto No. 1 at the National Arts Centre was praised by the Ottawa Citizen as an “impressive account” with “exquisite phrasing.” Brahms’ Symphony No. 3 is filled with melody and rhythm, and many listeners will recognize certain themes, particularly from the third movement, that have been picked up and reused in songs and movies, notably Aimez-Vous Brahms, the 1961 classic with Ingrid Bergman. The overture in the program is by Brahms’ arch-enemy, Richard Wagner. The overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg was composed and performed years before the opera was completed, a kind of tease, as it were. The opera is about a 16thCentury singing competition and is based on actual events of the time. Tickets are available online at www.sookephil.ca and at Sooke, Metchosin and Westshore outlets (250-4193569). Tickets for the Victoria concert at UVic must be ordered from the UVic Ticket Centre: 250-721-8480, www. tickets.uvic.ca. Admission for youth 16 and under is FREE for both concerts. Remember to mark your calendar for the Sooke Secret Garden

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teeth are extracted is referred to as gum/bone resorption or shrinkage. As the jaw bone changes and the ridges that the dentures rest on shrink, there is less stability in the mouth. This means greater space between your teeth, a loss of lip and cheek support, and a looser fit. An incorrect “bite” relationship can also destabilize dentures making them feel loose. Bite changes will occur with normal wear on the back chewing teeth, causing front teeth to contact prematurely. To counter the problem of gum/bone resorption, relines or rebases are recommended every two years. Relines can be done in as little as one day. In the morning you will have a new impression taken with your denture remaining in your mouth. I then remove the old base, construct a new base that fits your mouth in its present shape and your proper fitting denture will be ready to be picked up later in the afternoon.

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Plumb Perfect Plumbing I know Plumb-Perfect now uses the name HomeWise Plumbing, but is it still the same people?

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Fall Fair pie sale coming up

2205 Otter Point Road, Sooke Phone: 250-642-1634 Fax: 250-642-0541 email: info@sooke.ca website: www.sooke.ca

Upcoming Public Meetings Climate Change Action Committee Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 3:30 pm

Committee of the Whole Meeting Monday, June 1, 2015 at 7:00 pm Submitted photo

Volunteers for the Sooke Fall Fair make pies from scratch. They will be available at the pie market on May 30 at the Sooke Community Hall. The Sooke Fall Fair is having a Pie Market on May 30 from 10-2 pm. at the Sooke Community Hall at 2037 Sheilds Road. We make up all the pies from scratch, with no canned fillings. We will have sour cherry, apple, blackberry, blueberry, lemon or pumpkin pies. Fresh pies will be $10 and we will have gluten free pies as well for $15. We will be serving refreshments and we will have our regular

vendors for our market, who sell everything from from reused and recycled goods to needlecraft and essential oils and more. Our 2015 Sooke Fall Fair catalogue will be available soon and our theme is “Embracing Soil and Light.” There will be many fun events around this theme, so watch for updates. We will also be selling raffle tickets for our   amazing quilt Building Community One Stitch at a Time. Other raffle prizes

include a $250 gift certificate to Home Hardware, a combined grocery certificate of $150 from Western Foods and Village Market and two framed lithographs donated by the Elrose family valued at $150 each. Tickets are $2 each. You will see folks around the local stores selling tickets. Be sure to continue to invest in our fair. We love your support. The Sooke Fall Fair holds a market at the Sooke Community Hall on the

last Saturday of every month. This year’s fall fair takes place on September 12 and 13 at the Sooke Community Hall. Ellen Lewers President Sooke Fall Fair

What’s New!

The District of Sooke website at www.sooke.ca has information about your community – including: • Request for Quotations – Town Centre Flushing, Videoing and Manhole Inspection (CCTV) • 2015-2019 Five Year Financial Plan • 2015 District of Sooke Strategic Plan This schedule is subject to change. Please call 250-642-1634 to confirm meetings. Council meeting agendas may be viewed at www.sooke.ca

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HMCS Calgary celebrates 20 years with tour at sea

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(Left) HMCS Calgary sitting in dock at her home port of CFB Esquimalt. (Right) HMCS Calgary sailing out towards Juan de Fuca Strait, with her officers standing proudly at the ship’s bow.

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What do we automatically think when we see a navy ship? One ship, one entity — but when we take a closer look at the men and women who keep these floating fortresses chugging along… they become much more than that. Media and guests certainly noticed that rather quickly last week, just as everyone gathered on the deck of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Calgary to celebrate the frigate’s 20th anniversary along with her crew. And it wasn’t just a meet-and-greet and go home kind of thing, no,no — Calgary’s crew had a whole roster of fun stuff lined up for the day — from a demonstration of what she can do out at sea, to a delicious lunch in the ship’s eating quarters/ bar/lounge, to a full-on demonstration by a Royal Canadian Navy CH-124 Sea King helicopter. Among the guests was city of Calgary Mayor Naheed Kurban Nenshi, along with several fellow Albertans. After gaining full speed towards the Juan the Fuca Strait, an announcement came in that the ship would begin its first set of handling demonstrations; the first of which involved turning around at high speed in the event of a man overboard situation — a feat which seems impossible at first, considering the Halifax-class frigate’s modest 4,000plus tonnage. Some would even say she handles better than some cars do. But ever so gracefully, the Calgary tilted to its side, turned around and came to the rescue of the “man overboard” doll in distress. More impressively, the whole operation took a total of four minutes - from the moment the supposed person fell in the water, to the point of which they were plucked out of it. It’s not magic, or science-fiction, or some special act; it’s the result of pure, day-to-day training, according to Lieutenant Greg Menzies, media spokesperson for CF. “There’s a lot of hard training that goes into anything we do here; for us every day, and every thing is a drill; we don’t even refer to a ‘fire rescue crew’ on board, because everyone here becomes a firefighter in an emergency event,” Menzies said, adding that the preparation time needed for a single mission extends into thousands of sweat-filled hours for many of the men and women who serve.

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A CH-124 Sea King Canadian Royal Navy helicopter lowers a responder into the water during a rescue-at-sea demonstration during the HMCS Calgary sailing tour event. Calgary’s hangar bay is built to accommodate a Sea King inside with its propellers folded in - the helicopter is then strapped to a platform called a “bear trap” - this holds the aircraft down to keep it from rolling or moving around in the hangar. And no doubt, there’s a lot of pride that goes into being aboard such a ship — though Calgary dates back to 1995, her onboard hardware and software is all new, thanks to a recent refit in October 2014. Upgrades include a new Combat Management System, a new electronic warfare system, upgraded missiles, as well as a new Integrated Platform Management System. Gary Paulson was Calgary’s first commanding officer and commissioning captain 20 years ago — and even though the last time he set foot on board was 18 years ago, he feels very proud to be back and see all those brave young faces again. “One of the nicest things is to see the sailors, the men and women of the Calgary and the young Canadians who serve the ship and the country,” he said. “I have a lot of pride in seeing that today - they seem the same as they were 20 years ago when I was at sea with them.” When it launched, Calgary was one of the most modern and capable warship in the

Royal Canadian Navy at the time. Paulson said it was exciting for all the Canadian sailors to get on a capable ship with modern technology and weapon systems. He also added that what made it really special was the city of Calgary and the support of its residents - the same support which continues to this day. For others in the Royal Canadian Navy though, Calgary is a dream come true; and a way of life never before imagined. Meet Sub-Lieutenant Ellie Aminaie - formerly a graphic designer in Toronto for 10 years, she proudly serves as Calgary’s bridge watch keeper — a job she didn’t exactly plan for, but absolutely loves. “I got tired of a 9 to 5 desk job, wanted something with a lot more adventure,” Slt. Aminaie said, who’s been with the Canadian Forces for five years — she’s been on HMCS Calgary for two years now. “It’s pretty cool. When you first get recruited and you’re told you’re going to drive a ship, it all feels kinda surreal,

like really? I’m going to drive a war ship around?’,” chuckled Aminaie. She added that it feels pretty good to be a woman in a high-ranking position. “We don’t have enough women in command positions, but we’re starting to have more and more women getting involved driving ships, which is great,” she said. To date, Aminaie has been as far south as Manzanillo, Mexico, and as far west as Hawaii - she has also sailed nearly 20,000 miles and accumulated a total of 450 days spent at sea. She noted that for every 5,000 miles you get a tattoo of a swallow - and if you sail for 365 days, you earn a sea service insignia - top (gold) is 1,000 days. With the demonstrations over and nearly every nook and cranny explored by curious guests and media, Calgary set off back to her home port in CFB Esquimalt, with the same speed and grace she had nearly six hours prior — albeit this time, with a bittersweet reminder of the men and women who serve this country for the greater good.


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Later Life rambLings: History tions on child rearing, health, marriage and individuality. Self-help books started to surface. It was becoming a more relaxed way of life. Censorship was still keeping us inno-

cent and married people had twin beds in the movies. There was a drastic shift in the 60’s when youth rebelled and openly exchanged the model to free think-

ing and free love. They seemed to turn against the establishment and for a while made their own rules. It was written that “in the 60’s people took acid to make the world weird -

now the world is weird and people take Prozac to make it normal.” Each era creates a different confusion and stress as we try to figure out what is best. The pendulum

swings from one extreme to another. Dare we hope that one day there will be “a happy medium.” Soren Kierkegaard 20th century philosopher wrote, “Life is not

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Wolverines face Danish team in epic basketball match Seahawks peck away at Wolverines The Sooke Seahawks Atom division football team took on the Saanich Wolverines Sunday with first place on the line. Both teams were undefeated going into the contest with both teams defeating all other teams in the Greater Victoria Minor Football Association. Both teams offenses have scored well over 100 points so far while Saanich defense had only allowed one touchdown all season to our Seahawks only giving up two. The game started as expected with both defenses not allowing either offense any room to roam and the first quarter ended 0-0. In the second quarter running back Gabe Nelson broke a big run open taking all the way to the end zone for a 60-yard touchdown. The Seahawks scored

ter running back Malaki Allen took advantage of some great blocks by his team mates and scored a 60-yard touchdown of his own. With Saanich stopping the conversion the Seahawks went into the fourth quarter leading 13-6.With less than 2 minutes left Saanich marched the ball down the field and with 45 seconds left in the game they fought their way into the end zone. Saanich was just able to cross the goal line on the conversion to tie the game 13-13. Sooke’s offense wasn’t able to score on the last two plays of the game and it ended with the top two teams battling to a 13-13 tie. On the defensive side of the ball it was a total team effort to stop the Saanich Wolverines. Gabe Nelson again led the way along with Malaki

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Wolverines getting ready to strike back after the Danish team scored two hits one after the other on home turf.

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It’s not every day the EMCS boys basketball Wolverines get to face an exotic group of players, which is why they were stoked last week to take to the court with three boys teams and one girls team — all of whom travelled from the far reaches of Europe from Nyborg, Denmark just to compete here in Sooke for three days. You could say the Edward Milne community school gym became a collision of worlds, as the game quickly took off in the Wolverines’ favour. A little here, and little there though, and the Danish group kept coming back — no doubt keeping the Wolves on their toes the entire time. Running into its eighth year, the program is spearheaded by Edward Milne community school’s basketball coach Trevor Bligh; he says the team coming here every two years to compete with our local teams is not only a great clash of cultures, but it’s just good basketball. “Props to these guys, I’ve never seen them lose a game while they’re here against guys their own age. It’s pretty darn awesome,” Bligh said. Funny enough, the Danish team’s initial competition schedule largely revolves around Vancouver,

but Bligh says they liked it so much here in Sooke that they mostly want to come back here and play. “This is the fifth time in eight years they came here, they enjoy it so much,” he said, adding that the team gets a holiday every year and one year they come to Vancouver Island,; the other is Florida. Nothing beats the hospitality in Sooke though, he said. “We’re pretty close-knit, it’s a small community, I got families taking in seven or eight people for three days and feeding them, it’s great,” he said. And these guys eat, Bligh added - after all, these weren’t just kids playing in a school gym; this is some of the best sterner stuff the Danish senior boys basketball community has to offer. Behind the Danish team is Craig Peterson; a Canadian coach who went to Vancouver, graduated from SFU and then departed for Denmark to play professional basketball — and just as it happens, he liked it so much that he continued living there. “I’ve been living in Denmark for 26 years. My parents are both in Victoria, so I spent a lot of time there as a kid,” Peterson said, adding that the success of the program has really helped bring the two communities closer together. “It’s great for the players to stay with the families from this area.”

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Seahawks strategically cutting through the Wolverines’ defence lines. on the conversion to take a 7-0 lead. Back came Saanich with a huge touchdown run but Sooke’s defense stopped the extra point maintaining a slim 7-6 halftime lead. In the second half, Saanich drove the ball all the way to the Seahawks one yard line, only to stopped by the mighty Seahawks defense on the one. Nearing the end of the third quar-

Allen. Dayton Planes, Angelo Avila, Austin Perry, and Mikey Lundell with solid tackles. Skylar Rossiter played big for Sooke with sacks and tackles disrupting Saanich’s backfield all game. Trysten Schroeder, Michael Widner and Brody Berfolo also rose to the occasion for mighty Hawks defense. Continued on page 40...

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The U12 girls ‘Sooke Stealers’ sure stole the show last weekend at the Finn Kennedy Memorial Tournament at Art Morris Park. The girls faced off against Port Alberni’s finest, as well as the unbeatable Langford Lightning. (Right - Destiny, Top - Shayla, Bottom - Mindalyn, Bottom Right - Darcy waits in line with her team mates to receive her gold medal.

Sooke Peewees take on Triangle teams This week Sooke Peewees got a taste of the upcoming Triangle playoffs dropping a couple of games on Tuesday evening and Saturday. Even strong pitching from Chris Piatkowski and Storm Spackman, big hits from Malcom Issac and Owen Phipps and outstanding fielding from James Lewers, Tait Bishop and Connor North couldn’t overcome the strong Juan de Fuca teams. Josh Heslop was Sooke’s outstanding player of the week smashing a triple,

catching a line drive on third and making a double play to first with a throw resembling a lighting bolt. On Saturday Josh went on to delight the home fans with a brilliant exhibition of pitching. The Sooke Peewee’s future is looking strong with these players showing such potential and skill in only their first year. Sooke Peewees play their last home game of the season this coming Saturday at 2 a.m. at the SEAPARC baseball diamond.

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On the offensive side of the ball, besides Nelson and Allen quarterback Christian Kaisinger had some outstanding runs. Running Dayton Planes ran the ball strong in the second half but made huge blocks the entire game for his team as did running back Travis Robertson. Offensive line player Mitchell Rose played his best game blocking hard all game against some strong Wolverine players. Other outstanding offensive line play was from Xzander Adams, Rossiter, Lundell and Center Brynn Phillips who all came up huge. Head Coach Darryl Pollock had this to say after the game, in my 17 years of coaching I can’t remember coaching a team with this much heart and determination. “This was one of the best football games played in my career by two strong teams battling hard for the entire game. “At the beginning of the season with only six returning players, 10 rookies, and being a small team it is remarkable what these kids do game in and game out. “I’ve been here since the start of football in Sooke many years ago and with only two games left this might be only the second Sooke team to ever go undefeated. “The coaches, parents and community should be so proud of how well these young players are working together. “It’s very difficult to compete against teams like Saanich and others with over 24 players on their roster, but they do. To my players, ice cream on me Thursday”

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