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Fisher Road Recycling facility in jeopardy? Speculation swirling: Staff circulates petition to ﬁght closure, but valley regional district states that’s news to them Ashley Degraaf
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peculation is swirling about a stand-off between the CVRD and Cobble Hill’s Fisher Road Recycling, with some south-end residents suggesting the district is on a crusade to shut the facility down. While allegations FRR would be shutting its doors to the public Monday proved false, Cobble Hill resident Joseph Gollner told the News Leader Pictorial about a petition making the rounds from staff at FRR, which aims to ¿ght the closure of the composting facility. The CVRD contends, however, talk about closure is news to them and it’s currently working with FRR’s owners/ operators on current operations. “The CVRD’s involvement is pertaining to the composting component and regulating the composting plant,” CVRD Chairwoman Gerry Giles said Tuesday. “What the CVRD is trying to do is ensure the composting plant complies with the operating plan it’s submitted to get its licence for operating a composting plant.” Giles con¿rmed issues at hand involve complaints about odour emanating from the site, as well as concerns about groundwater contamination. “As of last Friday, there was a person planning on having a barbecue out on their deck and invited people to come and had to transfer people inside because of the odour issue,” Giles said. She also stressed more than once FRR “currently doesn’t have a licence to accept recyclables.” FR Holding’s principal operator David Laing remained tight-lipped about what’s going on between the two parties. He didn’t wish to comment but did recommend having a closer look through FRR’s current license. “If you really read my licence, it’s going to tell you what I can and cannot do,” he said.
FRR’s current operating licence wasn’t available to the News Leader Pictorial before press time. CVRD’s environment manager Bob McDonald said staff is working on a license amendment with FRR, and “we’re requiring a whole bunch of measures, some are monthly reporting measures and what not, but others are a little more long-range. “In the end, the best thing for the water, environment and the community, is to disconnect that material from the environment, to have it on impermeable pads, preferably aerated pads, with 100 per cent containment, which also helps with odours.” In December, the NLP reported an environmental review committee asked the CVRD to stand down on Fisher Road Recycling’s expansion application after a review reported high levels of nitrates in the onsite well. The group, made up of six community members, was created after a May 20, 2010, Cobble Hill Hall meeting to discuss Fisher Road Holding’s operating plan amendment proposal. That proposal sought to add a recycling and waste drop-off centre operation to its existing composting plant at 1355 Fisher Rd. Fisher Road Holdings Ltd. bought the property from Westcoast Land¿ll Diversion Corporation in 2006. The CVRD hired EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd. to carry out the environmental assessment, and on March 9, directors adopted a bylaw that rezoned the Fisher Road property from Light Industrial 1 to Light Industrial Limited. “This amendment removes composting and recycling land uses from the permitted zoning on these speci¿c properties to be consistent with zoning for other properties in the immediate area,” the CVRD’s website reads, adding practices at the time of the rezoning would be allowed under a legal nonconforming clause.
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Another Chemainus building struck by vehicle Tall Treats ice cream shop isn’t the only Chemainus business currently repairing damage inﬂicted by a vehicle. Tall Treats was struck by a minivan last Monday, while the day before — Aug. 7 — British Allsorts on Willow Street was also hit by a vehicle. North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP spokesman, Cpl. Kevin Day, said police responded to the incident at
about 11 a.m., after a black Toyota Matrix collided with the building. “Police attended to ﬁnd the Matrix had struck the British Allsorts, causing approximately $3,000 in damage to the building,” he said. “Damage to the Matrix was approximately $1,500.” The vehicle’s 26-year-old female driver from Chemainus said she was pulling into a parking spot
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Three-year pet ban for owner of maggot-infested puppies Krista Siefken
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he owner of a dog who struggled to survive while her eight newborn pups died from maggot infestation and the elements has been banned from owning an animal for three years. Mark Smith, who pleaded guilty to one count of causing an animal to continue to be in distress, was sentenced Friday at the Duncan Law Courts. He was handed a three-year prohibition on owning an animal, and 25 hours community service to be served within six months, according to the Cowichan & District SPCA. The sentence stems from an incident that occurred more than a year ago, when the local SPCA retrieved a young dog —called Dawn by staff, and who has since been named Stella — after her owner left her and her pups out in the cool night air. Bloody umbilical cords still attached, the puppies were covered in maggots and within a couple of days, all had died. Stella, however, rallied after extensive veterinary care, and has since been adopted into a new home. “She looks great, she’s doing great, she’s just awe-
These puppies died soon after this photo was taken last year. Their owner has been handed a three-year ban on owning animals. some,” said SPCA manager Sandi Trent. As for last week’s sentencing, Trent said that while she would have killed to see a longer prohibition served, she’s happy to have the case concluded.
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Giles also con¿rmed Fisher Road Holdings has challenged the CVRD’s bylaw pertaining the zoning in court. “It has gone to court, and we are waiting for the judge’s decision,” Giles said. CVRD critics suggest the facility is being rezoned out of business, perhaps because it would be in direct competition with the district’s proposed South Cowichan ECO Depot on CameronTaggart Road.
McDonald disagreed. “We’re not the only ones in the game and we want people to do the right thing and that facility would only just complement what we do,” he said. For McDonald, the bottom line is working on FRR’s current operations. “They’ve applied to expand their operation to a recycling depot, but we’ve said from the beginning we aren’t considering that until they commit the full compliance with what they’re currently doing with the composting facility.”
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he City of Nanaimo is being called out by wireless providers concerned with a bylaw that would impose a levy on federally regulated companies to fund 911 calls through cellphones or other wireless devices. Telus Communications Corp., Rogers Communication Partnership and Bell Mobility Inc. ¿led a petition through the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association to the Supreme Court of British Columbia Tuesday challenging the city’s ability to impose a levy on an industry governed by federal regulations. Nanaimo passed a bylaw on Nov. 22 to implement a levy on wireless providers to help pay for the central Island 911 Service. The Regional District of Nanaimo and Cowichan Valley Regional District, which are partners in the 911 service, passed identical bylaws. Per Kristensen, Nanaimo’s director of information technology, said the bylaw was created to take the cost burden of operating the 911 service off Nanaimo taxpayers and apply it to users of wireless devices. “We did analysis on the calls to 911 and over 50 per cent of the calls are coming from the wireless side,” said Kristensen. “We do not get anything from the wireless side as far as funding for the 911 service. It’s all funded through land lines, which make up less than 50 per cent of the calls to 911.” He added that while the petition was registered with the court in Vancouver, the city had not yet been legally served with a challenge as of Thursday. Nanaimo partners with the RDN and CVRD to operate the cen-
tral Island 911 Service out of the Nanaimo RCMP detachment at an annual cost of about $1.5 million, one-third of which is covered by land-line levies. Billing wireless users as well is estimated to save local taxpayers about $500,000 annually. The 911 centre, which covers the Malahat to north of Lantzville, receives about 53,000 calls annually. But the wireless telecommunications association questions the ability of local governments to apply a tax to a federally regulated industry. Spokesman Marc Choma said even if it could, the nature of wireless technology would make it impossible for companies to bill its customers for using a 911 service. “In general there are a wide variety of issues that would also need to be addressed, not just if cities can impose a levy on wireless providers,” said Choma. “Examples include collecting the tax from prepaid customers who don’t get a monthly bill ... another issue is households that have at least one land line and, like in my case, four cellphones. You’d be paying that tax ¿ve times a month.” Choma added that the appeal of cellphones is their mobility, so they aren’t tied to a municipal address. He said it would be virtually impossible for wireless companies to have billing mechanisms for each individual municipality in B.C. or across Canada. “It could be that maybe somebody’s cellphone is registered in that municipality but they don’t live there, they live somewhere else. And how do you collect a tax from visitors using the service in the city?” he said. Al Kenning, Nanaimo’s city manager, said the bylaw was passed by city council knowing there could be a challenge from wireless providers. “There was always the possibility that this could have happened,”
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Olâ€™ Blue set to shine at truck show Ashley Degraaf
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he B.C. Forest Discovery Centreâ€™s collection newcomer â€” the original PaciÂżc Builderâ€™s 1952 Chev delivery truck donated in June by Ken McKinnon â€” is expected to shine this weekend at FDCâ€™s second-annual Antique Truck Show Saturday and Sunday. â€œThis truck, and many others from the museumâ€™s collection and other owners, dating back to the early 1920s, will be on display and participating in two on-site truck parades,â€? centre manager Vicki Holman said. All eyes will be on PaciÂżc Builderâ€™s Olâ€™ Blue, reminiscent of the local companyâ€™s theme colour. â€œThe colours of our buildings and our trucks were always blue. It was the Âżrst truck we had when we opened back in 1959,â€? McKinnon recalled. â€œAnd it was actually owned by the Simard family, which were the original partners in the company from â€˜59 until I bought them out in 1964. â€œIt was a smaller truck, a one-tonne delivery truck, and we used it for small deliveries.â€? McKinnon Âżgured the Chev chugged along till about 1970. Sometime along the way the Simardsâ€™ sold it to a fellow from Shawnigan Lake and â€œit so happened that in about 2005, it was discovered in the back lot of this place with trees growing
James Fouch examines two of 70 antique trucks during last yearâ€™s antique truck show. through it,â€? McKinnon said. McKinnonâ€™s sons worked on resurrecting the vintage wheels for a number of years. â€œIt is beautiful nowâ€Ś better than anytime when we had it,â€? McKinnon said. â€œItâ€™s in tremendous condition.â€? The annual truck show highlights Cowichanâ€™s and Coastal British Columbiaâ€™s lumbering and logging industry by reviving and tuning old-timer industry gems, and, Holman said, provides â€œa great opportunity for the community to see the machinery up-close and operational.â€? Other activities include hayrides for kids and steam train rides leaving Alderlea station every half hour starting at 11 a.m. Last call for rides is at 4 p.m.
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Tips on how to make SunFest 10 the best yet Premier music event: It’s already great, but here’s some thoughts about how to make it even better
unFest is arguably Cowichan’s premier music event thanks to commitment and open minds among folks with the hosting Wideglide group. No one can argue with the money — $27,000 minimum this year — headed to local groups including the Cowichan Exhibition, junior rugby, and junior hockey scholarships. But where there’s booze, there’ll be some losers who were quietly, professionally collared by the cops on site, and on the highway. Many imbibing fans wisely camped at the site, or hitched rides home. Kudos to the But those smarts didn’t register with fans likely suffering hearing damorganizers on age after enjoying great times without another great earplugs. That’s not Wideglide’s fault, though hearing protection could be year suggested and sold at SunFest. It’s also unfortunate Cowichan’s taxpayer-paid economic development commission didn’t work closer with Wideglide to deliver more SunFest spinoffs to valley coffers — maybe through advertising, a site shuttle, prize giveaways and more. Here are some fan ideas that could make our great country festival even more attractive: • Enlist a daily coordinator — maybe dressed as a rodeo clown — to keep folks busy on site, or give them directions to off-site attractions during the day • Offer guitar and two-step dance lessons • Saddle horse rides from CowEx’s barns • Exhibit cowboy arts • Start a volunteer babysitting zone • Make some sections speci¿cally for kids and families, while generally opening the site to everyone else “Right now, it’s a separation of classes of people,” said Salt Spring Island fan Reayane Kanne.
The good and the bad of this week in Cowichan This we don’t
This we like It’s an understatement to say Arlene and Howard Jim walked a long way. From the island to the eastern border of Saskatchewan, they walked in memory of Tyeshia Jones as part of the Walk4Justice. But what impresses us even more is the way this family has stuck together in the wake of unimaginable tragedy. Tyeshia’s mom, Mary Jim, and the rest of this family are an inspirational example of strength.
Tyeshia Jones’ family has stuck together admirably.
Playing Monopoly with BC Hydro Tom Fletcher Black Press
t’s a basic strategy for the board game Monopoly. If you land on one of the utilities, buy it and reap the steady revenues. Real-world investors follow the same rule. BC Hydro’s debt may be enormous, but it’s one of the safest investments around. The crown jewel of B.C. utilities is such a money machine that it can allow extravagant practices and still deliver some of the cheapest, cleanest, most stable energy in North America. Some of those extravagances were described in a new report on BC Hydro by three senior bureaucrats. Headline items included a 41-per-cent increase in staff in just four years, lavish management bonuses and union overtime pay, and a communications department almost as big as the B.C. government’s own. You won’t ¿nd this kind of luxury in private companies that have to compete in today’s ruthless marketplace. And you won’t learn much about it
from listening to B.C.’s political debate, dominated as usual by the NDP’s union-approved talking points. According to those, the only serious problem here is the intrusion of private power producers onto the turf of this government monopoly cash cow. BC Hydro is only now getting a taste of the business discipline that has been applied to other areas of the provincial government. A case in point is the utility’s 650 staff engineers, part of what the reviewers termed a “gold standard” corporate culture. Why does BC Hydro have six times as many engineers as the Transportation Ministry, which manages about the same amount of complex construction? According to Energy Minister Rich Coleman, the Transportation Ministry used to work the same way. Staff engineers would design a new bridge down to the speci¿cations of the last bolt that holds the handrail. Then this design would be put to tender, with the winning bidder micromanaged at every step.
The remaining Transportation Ministry engineers now speak wistfully of this bygone golden age. Today they are expected to set cost and performance speci¿cations and let the private sector design and build the bridge to meet those targets. Innovations are thus encouraged, not prevented, and their former colleagues do just ¿ne in the private sector. A brisk pruning — the report recommends reducing total staff from 6,000 to 4,800 — gives Premier Christy Clark what she asked for. An expected 32-per-cent rate increase over three years will be limited to only 16 per cent. And it leaves BC Hydro’s huge capital works program more or less alone: rebuilding old dams, preparing for Site C and expanding both the grid and generation capacity. The review team also leaves the smart meter program alone, ¿nding more evidence it will pay off in savings. The reviewers found BC Hydro’s overtime costs are higher than other electrical utilities, and 84 per cent of that is paid to unionized electricians.
We’re glad we can close the books on the case of the young dog and her maggot-infested puppies. While Stella (ﬁrst named Dawn) survived appalling neglect, her eight puppies died soon after rescued by the SPCA, and now someone has answered to the incident in court. But keep in mind this incident occurred more than a year ago. It was not a complicated case. What took so long? We need more court resources.
BC VIEWS The top ¿ve overtime earners doubled their base salary with overtime pay between $113,000 and $130,000 last year alone. With a smart grid, at least they won’t be collecting so much overtime to drive around searching for downed wires. And I suppose it would be nice to have all overtime paid at double-time, and 17 to 20 _“Àex days” that can be taken off or traded for cash. But other public sector workers don’t get that. The government milks this cow too. It overcharges BC Hydro for water use, for one thing. What this overhaul may also lead to is an end to former premier Gordon Campbell’s aggressive climate strategy. That’s a complicated issue that I’ll tackle in a subsequent column. Tom Fletcher is the legislative reporter for Black Press. Reach him at tÀetcher@blackpress.ca.
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Don’t fear ECO Depot opponents, just listen to us
Dear editor Some suggest that those in favour of the ECO Depot are not speaking up because of the wrath they might face from those opposed. I have recently been part of three sign brigades waving to cars, bikes and motorcycles and showing our opposition to the ECO Depot. Who have I met on the sign brigade? Myself, I work in a Victoria hospital. Another is a war veteran whose wife serves homemade cookies. Another was late during a brigade because she spent the night looking after her daughter’s sick horse. Another spends several days a week volunteering at the SPCA. A dastardly crew no doubt; characters that could be found in a paperback spy thriller wreaking havoc on the world. Hardly. Cameron-Taggart Road is a cultural jewel of the Cowichan Valley exemplifying a strong rural heritage. To preserve our Cowichan Valley identity, we have to preserve our heritage, not whitewash it in industrial Àoodlights and garbage bins. The response from the passing vehicles to our sign brigades has been strongly positive. Sometimes, you just have to stand up, be counted, and wave. Marilyn S. Bowman Shawnigan Lake
Why is Cowichan spending so much more on education?
Dear editor A comparison of SD79 Cowichan Valley with SD71 Comox Valley. SD79 has 8,398 students and SD71 10,878. SD79 average teacher wage is $69,210, compared to to $68,714 for SD71. The district superintendent for Cowichan received a compensation package of $169,123 (base salary, pension bene¿ts, and other expenses) compared to Comox, with $175,001. Both receive eight weeks vacation. Cowichan has nine trustees at yearly wages of $91,279, to seven trustees in Comox at $64,384 per year. Cowichan has 438 teachers and 42 principals/vice principals; Comox has 446 teachers and 48 principals/vice principals. The average wage for principals is $101,033 in Cowichan, $96,673 in Comox. The total district wages for a year is $55,398,867 in Cowichan, $54,498,528 in Comox. Total of¿ce supplies and stationery purchases for Cowichan was
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In my opinion: Structural changes part of the problem
One of today’s letter writers says opponents of the South Cowichan ECO Depot aren’t trying to scare anyone, they just want their voices to be heard. $369,479, and $72,315 for Comox. The average Cowichan Valley teacher wage is also higher than Delta, Richmond, Burnaby, and Surrey. If you look at these ¿gures, note that Comox has 2,480 more students with less average teacher wages, less school trustees and wages, lower average wages for principals, less wages for the total district and much lower purchases for of¿ce supplies and stationery. The amazing part is that with Comox having 2,480 more students, it only employs eight more teachers than Cowichan. These ¿gures show the Cowichan Valley school board is out of control with taxpayer dollars. Face reality and facts and take away the cheque book from management of the Cowichan Valley school board and give it to someone from the Ministry of Education, because in a nutshell, why does it cost taxpayers more money to operate a school district with fewer students? B.C. school district ¿nancial information is available at www.kto12.ca Joe Sawchuk Duncan
North Cowichan plan will put borrowed funds to good use
Dear editor The District of North Cowichan’s desire to borrow funds — for a municipal hall expansion, for improved diking at Lakes Road and Beverly Street and for purchasing the curling club and lands — seems prudent to me. It’s a given we must try to prevent a repeat of the Àooding near Somenos Àats. And the provincial and federal government are picking up two-thirds of the price tag. Purchasing the curling club may be more
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debatable. Some feel a municipality shouldn’t be in the land development business – but I wonder, what’s a municipality to do about expanding responsibilities on one hand and limited ¿nancial resources on the other? Buying land for one-third of its value seems like a smart move. North Cowichan could take advantage of the savings and form an operating partnership with community groups such as Social Planning Cowichan to create a ‘landmark’ non-market housing development. They wouldn’t be competing with commercial developers — and some of the several hundred people on a wait list for affordable housing would ¿nally have a stable home. If senior levels of government would do a 2-to-1 funding match here too, imagine what a strong dike we might build against the tides of poverty that every year encroach higher in North Cowichan. I’m happy to kick in my $1.82 annual share. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t like tax increases anymore than anyone does. But I do see the necessity of two of these proposals, and wisdom in the third. At the price of three lattes a year, I’m willing to give the people we charge with running the business of North Cowichan the room to breathe while they work; to prevent my neighbours around Beverly Street from losing their homes and businesses to Àooding; and to give some less fortunate neighbours a way to create a safe and secure home. Kate Marsh North Cowichan
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he political battle about the siting of the ECO Depot, just off CameronTaggart Road, is the poster child for how not to run local government. Our local politicians are elected to respectfully and vigorously represent the resident voters and to ensure there is stability, transparency and accountable governance. That is hardly the case at our regional government headquarters today. The CVRD has undergone signi¿cant structural changes, and those changes have contributed to what arguably is the worst governance since the early days of the Bamberton conÀict in the early 1990s. The top-down restructuring has in far too many cases marginalized the role of many of the directors elected to represent their electoral areas at the board table. Residents throughout the valley should be on alert because today the offences are taking place in south Cowichan, tomorrow who knows where: Echo Heights, Maple Bay, Cowichan Bay? God knows how much the CVRD has spent on consultants, spinners, framers, and so-called communication specialists, in an attempt to advance its agenda. Today’s issue is the mishandling of the ECO Depot, but the issues come and go. We must change the way the CVRD does our public business if we are to avoid similar cock-ups in the future. At the last CVRD board meeting numerous consultants were dutifully on display but none presented reports, spoke, or were questioned by the directors. Their reports might as well be tossed because they are generally not shared in a timely way, if at all, with those elected to represent us. These highly touted reports are piling up, yet peer reviews critical about their super¿cial treatment of the issues are absent from the record. The reasons are obvious. They will not stand up under examination and review. Debate is pretty much discouraged and is not much more than a distant memory of boards of the past. What little debate that does take place seems contrived, and rarely offers spirited exchanges of ideas and values. This is very unhealthy and must not be allowed to carry on any longer. It is time to put the CVRD back on track, and that requires substantial changes in elected representatives. This new political culture is an abomination, and must be overturned and reformed in a manner that encourages debate and examination providing and allowing respect for our elected of¿cials and the voters. We deserve better. Richard Hughes is a realtor, a former NDP provincial candidate, a former Cobble Hill CVRD director and creator of the blog Cowichan Conversations at www.richardhughes.ca.
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rlene and Howard Jim have returned home to Cowichan after putting some 4,000 kilometres under their feet. They set out for Ottawa in June, walking in memory of murdered niece and cousin Tyeshia Jones, as part of the Walk4Justice. They made it as far as Yorkton, Saskatchewan before returning home to their families. But not before walking across three provinces and visiting communities in both northern and southern portions of B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan. “I’m pretty happy to be home, but I’m proud of what we did,” said Howard Jim. “We didn’t ¿nish it but we did what we could, what other people haven’t done.” Arlene Jim said she’s stronger after spending almost two months walking and talking about her niece, tragically killed more than six months ago. The person or persons responsible for Jones’ murder have yet to be identi¿ed. Howard Jim, meanwhile, agreed the Walk4Justice brought strength with each step. “The ¿rst time I had to talk in front of people was hard,” he said. “It was in Enderby when I started to talk in front of everybody about why I was doing the walk, but as I went on I got a lot stronger, and
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The family of Tyeshia Jones, pictured here with the vehicle that accompanied Arlene and Howard Jim in their walk to Saskatchewan, continues to wait for justice after the Walk4Justice. happy to have her sister and nephew home. “They’ve done so much,” she said. “And it was all for Tyeshia, and that will never end — she lives on for us.” She had wanted to join the Walk4Justice herself, but said that goal will have to wait. “It was something I wanted to do, but I knew I couldn’t leave the community because I’m waiting for one thing, and that’s justice for my daughter,” she explained. “So they stepped in for me.”
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Comox Mounties have many people they’re riding for in battle against cancer Scott Stanfield Black Press
teve Trevor is riding for Griffyn who, despite having yet to reach his first birthday, has undergone several rounds of chemotherapy. James Matsuda is riding on behalf of several people – including his late father – who have succumbed to or are battling cancer. Both are part of the 22-person Canadian Cancer Society Cops For Cancer Tour Special de Rock team feature that will cycle the length of Black Press Vancouver Island newspapers on this fall. Vancouver Island Trevor, an will publish this RCMP constable special feature who grew up in page spotlighting Port Alberni, has police officers volunteered at taking part previous Cops in this year’s For Cancer red Canadian Cancer serge events. Society This winter, the Cops for Cancer tour hit close Tour de Rock. to home when Griffyn – whose parents are fellow Mounties at the Comox Valley RCMP detachment – was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare form of childhood cancer. Doctors removed one of Griffyn’s adrenal glands as a newborn. By seven months, the youngster was already on his fourth round of chemotherapy. “I’ve wanted to do the tour for a few years,” said Trevor, a father of two daughters. “I’ve been here seven years now. This year it became personal with Griffyn.” Matsuda, an auxiliary officer for three years, is the produce supervisor at Thrifty Foods in Courtenay. He works alongside fellow auxiliary RCMP member
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James Matsuda, left, and Steve Trevor are part of the 22-person Canadian Cancer Society Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock team that will cycle the length of Vancouver Island. Rick Gaiga, who rode last year in honour of Christine Buijs, a Thrifty colleague and tour fundraiser who passed away from brain cancer. Matsuda and his wife Belinda, who was active in Gaiga’s fundraising efforts, have both lost a father to cancer. Matsuda’s brother-in-law and another Thrifty co-worker are also stricken with a form of the disease. “It’s one of these things that’s affected so many people,” said Matsuda, 45, a native of Ashcroft who moved to Courtenay in 1986. “It’s hard. So
Their journey started with weekly training sessions in March that increased to three times a week over the past four months. Along with other North Island team members, Trevor and Matsuda completed a tough climb to the top of Mount Washington. Trevor, who had done a “bit of mountain biking” before signing on with the tour, recalls the average time was an hourand-a-half from the chain-up area to the top. “Most of us, we haven’t really been on a road bike, so it’s a new experience,” Matsuda said.
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ocky Creek Winery’s Mark and Linda Holford are toasting another ¿rst. The Cowichan Bay estate has topped the lists for many things, including being the ¿rst to have a homebased basement winery in Canada, as well as being the ¿rst to release its entire production in a sustainable new closure called Zork. They were the ¿rst to plant an entire vineyard with a series of hybrids producing bolder red choices, too. And subsequently, the duo can brag Rocky Creek’s the ¿rst to
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“The story of Jose developed through (friend) Susan Yates. We never had an opportunity to meet Jose because he passed away before the Tempranillo grapes came to harvest. Yet in our working together with Susan, we learned that we do have the same passion about the area where we live. Jose’s Tempranillo is a very small production release this year, however, we hope to work with the vineyard to produce up to 50 cases a year.” With Cowichan’s climate, tempranillo isn’t harvestable every year. It’s now the island’s most expensive bottle of wine. Call 250-748-5622.
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y the way, did you hear: • The folks at Cairnsmore Place shared a rave review of local pianist and singer, Larry Friesen, who recently played old favourites for Carinsmore residents. “He played for two and-ahalf hours, even though he was only supposed to play for half an hour, which was just incredible of him to do,” said Phillip Gagnon. “We just wanted to thank him, and hope he’ll come back again. He was just wonderful.” • Duncan’s White Spot is sailing adult Pirate Paks onto tables today (Aug. 17) to raise money for Zajac Ranch for Children. Two dollars from the sale of each kid and adult Pirate Pak will be donated to the B.C. charity that gives children with life-threatening illnesses and chronic disabilities an unforgettable summer camp experience. • Painter Christine Allan is showing a raft of multi-media works at Just Jake’s. Her subjects span abstracts, nudes, still life and streetscapes. • You can excuse Hayley Picard for boasting about her charges at Queen Margaret’s School. That’s what happens when they offer 6,000 service hours to various not-for-pro¿t agencies in the Cowichan Valley and abroad. Among the highlights: The QMS Grade 7 class Legacy Project raised $1,074.31 for the North Island Wildlife Recovery Association and the Paci¿c Northwest Rap-
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tors Centre; the QMS 30-hour Famine raised $1,529.90 for World Vision Canada; the QMS Jump Rope for Heart challenge raised $4,091.70 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. • Kai Rietzel tells us the Cowichan Land Trust’s Burger & Beer Night July 17 at the Cowichan Bay Marine Pub was a great success, raising more than $4,600 for the Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre. Auctioneer Ray Demarchi, and folk artist Cara McCandless kept the evening lively. • Susan Lake is into heavy metal. And metal of all weights, really. Susan tells us Cowichan Independent Living’s Adaptive Recreation Cowichan Program is taking part in Steel Paci¿c’s Scrap Drive Program for the month of August. Consider donating your scrap metal to help support recreational activities for people with disabilities at 321 Coronation Ave. or directly to Steel Paci¿c. For large items, call 250-746-3930. • Cowichan Walmart shoppers are being asked to make donations at the till to help a campaign to raise $2.8 million for the Canadian Red Cross disaster relief efforts. Exciting things happening for you, your friends or your family that you want to share with your community? Send us a quick email at editor@ cowichannewsleader.com. We’d love to spread the word.
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Cops collar rowdy SunFest fans Most SunFest fans, like those at right, were wellbehaved. Others were arrested or earned roadside suspensions during the three-day family festival that offered a well-patrolled beverage garden, police said. “There were no major injuries and no major accidents,” said Cpl. Kevin Day of the North Cowichan/ Duncan RCMP. “Our large police presence helped
ensure our message got through: police are present and people won’t get away with misconduct.” Still, some fans didn’t listen. Arrests sprang from ﬁghting, and some louts spent the night in the drunk tank, Day explained. He also tallied two roadside suspensions Thursday, seven Friday, and six Saturday. Friday night also saw at least two vehicles towed from the Island Highway, stalling trafﬁc for about 30 minutes.
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unFest 9 delivered promised good times, great music and charitable spin-offs as record crowds partied during the weekend’s rockabilly bash. Folks with the hosting Wideglide organization pegged attendance at about 11,000 — up by 3,000 — during the three-day country-music hootenanny on Cowichan Exhibition grounds. And at least $27,000 is headed to various local groups, Wideglide said. But fans and musicians — including headliners Travis Tritt and Sawyer Brown — focused on fun, not ¿gures. “You’ve got a nice full moon,” singer Barney Bentall said Thursday. “Hope it doesn’t make you go too crazy.” Double Grammy-winner Tritt even howled at the moon Friday. “If they let me, I’ll sit up here all night,” he said from the main stage where he and “If they let me, his band played songs spanI’ll sit up here all ning Foolish Pride to Here’s A Quarter. night.” Tritt was a hit, especially after draping a bra, tossed onstage, over his guitar neck. He was worth the wait for Ladysmith’s Ashley Hooper. “Travis cancelled on us last (September) so I’m here to see him now.”
But Liz Wade was more impressed with Saturday’s shenanigans from Sawyer Brown. “Tritt didn’t engage the crowd; he was just here to do a job but Sawyer Brown was the opposite — they partied with the audience.” Despite power problems that unplugged singer Aaron Pritchett mid-set, the 60,000-watt main stage functioned well. So did the side stage populated by a pile of local acts that could go huge. Emcee Cam Drew mused country’s next megastar might be Hope King, the Royal Canadians, or Ryan McMahon. Meanwhile, the local economy was a winner, North Cowichan Mayor Tom Walker said. “SunFest is a good economic generator for the valley,” he said. Wideglide brass ¿gured SunFest 9 pumped about $1 million into Warm Land tills through purchases of gas, hotel rooms, food, booze and more. That was good news to Cowichan’s economic development boss Geoff Millar who missed the fest while on holidays. “Media excitement locally and provincially really augurs well for SunFest. “Spin-offs have to be in the six ¿gures for our region,” he said. “With changes in what used to be the Merritt Mountain Festival, SunFest has the ability to have that sort of cache, and bring that same sort of excitement here.” Wideglide said SunFest 10 happens Aug. 3 to 5 at CowEx grounds. SunFest country music rating: 9 spurs out of 10
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Clockwise from top: Sandra Maitland with her friends Zoe Millette and Shannon Pearse enjoy the SunFest kickoff party on Thursday at the Cowichan Exhibition grounds; Royal Canadians’ guitarist Connor Head performs Thursday on the SunFest side stage; Aaron Pritchett sings Friday night on SunFest’s main stage; Chad Brownlee belts it out Saturday on the main stage; Ryan McMahon performs Thursday on SunFest’s side stage. Your Community
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TOWN CRIER Wednesday Richard Garvey: a roots and folk musician from Kitchener, Ontario, 8 p.m., Duncan Garage Showroom, 330 Duncan Street. 250-748-7246. Chemainus Market: of local and regional farm produce, ﬂowers, baking, sweets and crafts each Wednesday from early June to early September 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Waterwheel Park. Toastmasters: speaking and leadership skills at a reasonable cost in a fun and friendly environment, 7 p.m., Island Savings Centre James Street, Duncan, 250-748-9270, email@example.com. Healthy Children, Healthy Futures: a weekly parenting drop-in session offering information, discussion, childminding, rides, and lunch provided, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Hiiye’yu Lelum House of Friendship. Call 748-2242 for information. Cittaslow Market: featuring locally grown produce from Providence and Makaria Farms, 3 to 5 p.m. in the Cittaslow Piazza near True Grain Bread in the Cowichan Bay village.
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to raise awareness about the plight of missing women and victims of violence like Tyeshia Jones and Karrie Ann Stone, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Duncan Superstore. Help needed. Call 250-743-4240 or 250-7104495.
Sister Girl: This country/roots band fro Revelstoke brings sweet, ﬂawless harmonies to the stage for the ﬁrst time on Vancouver Island. Crofton Hotel, 9 p.m. Tickets $10. Edible Garden Tour: More than meets the eye these days in Cowichan Green Community’s second edition of this valley-wide exploration of some of the most striking and tasty gardens the Valley has to offer, 10 a.m. Tickets $10 for members, $15 for nonmembers, $20 for couples or families; and kids under 13 are free. Call 250-748-8506, or stop by the ofﬁce at 181 Station Street. Walk for Justice Bake Sale: to support Cowichan residents walking across the country
Beverly Corners Show & Shine: Come on down to see some of the hottest things on wheels, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cowichan Sportsplex. The event often draws as many as 400 cars. Spectators are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for the Cowichan Valley Basket Society or a small cash donation. For more, email Harold Wallace at hwwallace@ shawbiz.ca. Kidney Walk: to promote organ donation, 11 a.m. Cowichan Sportsplex. Call 250-746-3616 for information.
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Dress Rehearsal Tuesday: various musicians drop in and play new works, while others attempt the stage for the ﬁrst time. Drum kit and amps are set in place, 8 p.m., Duncan Garage Showroom, 330 Duncan Street. Tickets are $5 door. Call 250-748-7246 for more information.
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Foreign InÅuence: with Royal Canadians — young rockers with the intent to rock you out, 8 p.m., Duncan Garage Showroom, 330 Duncan Street. Tickets are $12 advance, $15 door. Call 250-748-7246.
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Summer Movies in the Park: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tide outdoors at Kerry park Sports Fields. Bring your lawn chair and blanket. Movie will be shown at dusk, approximately 9:20 p.m. Admission by donation. Visit cvrd.bc.ca for updated start times.
Awake - Final Cut: screening of the one-hour documentary, 7 and 9 p.m., Duncan Garage Showroom, 330 Duncan Street. Tickets by donation. Call 250-748-7246.
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In Memory of our Darling Son
Sept. 25, 1979-Aug.18, 2001
Ten years have gone by and we still ďŹ nd our hearts aching and wondering why. You are missed so much, your hugs, that infectious smile, the sound of your voice when you would walk through the door and say â€œHowâ€™s your day Mom and Pops?â€? Ten years ago our family was fractured, a bright candle was snuffed out too soon. You were a gift and we are so proud that even ten years later you are still fondly remembered by many. You left your footprint ďŹ rmly on this earth. You will be forever loved and are so terribly missed. Until we meet again, We love you, our little man. Mom, Dad, Kaelyn and Reggie, Scott, Britt, Nya, Dylan and Ryder Sanders.
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Tracy Hamer, Chris & big sister Eve Stenhouse are pleased to announce the birth of Ty Christopher Stenhouse, June 25, 2011 @ 4:04 pm, weighing 10lbs 9oz. Special thanks to Dr. Thompson, Dr. Zsabo & staff at the Cowichan District Hospital maternity clinic & ward.
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GROVES Thomas Stanley (Stan) Dec. 22, 1927 â€“ Aug. 04, 2011
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our much loved husband and father who passed away after a brief illness on August 4 in the Saanich Peninsula Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Nyra in Sidney; daughter Melanie Groves (Jen) and honorary grandson Felix Jensen, Victoria; son Cameron Groves, Toronto; nephews Rick Ellis (Marie), Doug Ellis and Tom Ellis; brother-in-law Don Dow (Pam), Terrace, and family; sister-in-law Gloria Brooks (Gary) and niece Lauren, Kelowna; sister-in-law Audrey Dow and family, and cousins and their families in Vancouver and the Sunshine Coast. He was predeceased by his parents Thomas and Janet Groves; sister Joyce Ellis and brother-in-law Bert Ellis. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Stan came to New Westminster with his parents at 6 months of age. In 1951 he married Nyra Dow of Penticton, moving in 1958 to Beach Acres Resort, Parksville, co-owned with Bert and Joyce Ellis. They â€œretiredâ€? to the Cowichan Valley in 1981, where Stan was active in the United Church, became ďŹ rst president of the Cowichan Valley Rhododendron Society and led many successful tours with the Arbutus Travel Club. In 2006 they moved to Sidney where Stan was vice-president on the Argosy Strata Council. A talented gardener and canny collector, Stan loved to laugh and make others laugh. Our sincere thanks to his doctor Paul Keith and the marvellous nurses in the Acute and Palliative Care Units. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Stanâ€™s life Friday, August 19, 2 â€“ 4 p.m. at the Duncan Meadows Golf Course. In lieu of ďŹ‚owers please make any donations to the charity of your choice or to the Saanich Peninsula Hospital Foundation.
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MYERS, Barbara Anne It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden and unexpected passing of our mother Barbara Anne Myers (nee Gibbs). Born April 20, 1939 in Oliver BC, Barb passed away August 2, 2011 in Nanaimo BC. She was the eldest daughter of six children (Robert, Martin, Richard, John and Kathi) born to William and Ethel Gibbs (nee: Scott). Predeceased by her husband of 45 years Malcolm Garth Myers. She will be greatly missed by her sons Graham and Stuart, daughter in law Sabrina, grandchildren Jonas, Raya and Matthew, as well as many cousins, nieces, nephews and close friends. Barbara graduated from St. Paulâ€™s Hospital School of Nursing in 1961 and began a long career in public health nursing working in Quesnel, Fruitvale, Trail, Nelson and Salmo. Barbara was a long time resident of Salmo, BC but enjoyed her last few years in Chemainus BC caring for her husband Garth and being close to her children and grandchildren. She was known for her amazing gardens, which reďŹ‚ected her eclectic style with ďŹ‚owing ponds and a palette of beautiful colours. Always the artist Barbara saw the beauty in everything around her, translating her love for color and ďŹ‚owers onto canvas. Forever a self proclaimed â€˜Okanagan girlâ€™ a celebration of Barbs life is scheduled for August 28th, 2011, from 3pm to 6pm, in Summerland BC at the Summerland Ornamental Garden located at: The PaciďŹ c Agri-Food Research Centre, 4200 Highway 97, Summerland, British Columbia In Lieu of ďŹ‚owers donations in Barbâ€™s name can be made to the Salmo Valley Youth and Community Centre and payable to: â€œThe Village of Salmo-Community Centre Fund www.svycc.ca The Village of Salmo P.O. Box 100, Salmo, BC, V0G 1Z0
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THANK YOU... so much to everyone who had anything to do with my Berklee Tuition Beneﬁt Concert. Thank you for donating your food, items, time and energy. Thank you all for coming. It was better than I could have imagined. Each one of you has helped me reach my dreams and your support will never be forgotten.
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LOST: August 6 at Skutz Falls, TWO ITEMS. First item was lost in the Skutz Falls parking lot, near the rocks by the gate; a white gold ring with three large diamond clusters in the middle and three smaller diamonds on each side of the ring. Very sentimental engagement ring. Reward if found. Second item lost along the river is an Olympus Stylus 1050 Sw waterproof Camera, silver front, black back. Hoping the memory card will be ok. If either item has been found please call 250-7101287.
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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES CITY OF Yellowknife Building Inspector II. The City of Yellowknife invites applications from qualiﬁed candidates for the position of Building Inspector II with the Planning and Development Department. For more information on this position, please refer to the City of Yellowknife’ s web page at: www.yellowknife.ca or contact Human Resources at 867-9205603. Salary range is $65,686$79,213 + 5400 annual housing allowance, a comprehensive beneﬁts package including a deﬁned beneﬁts pension plan and relocation assistance provided. Please submit resumes by August 26, 2011, quoting competition #220108U to: Human Resources Division, City of Yellowknife, P.O. Box 580, YK, NT, X1A 2N4, Fax: (867) 669-3471, or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER. Vital Society is seeking a part time Community Support Worker. Position: .5 Community Support Worker. Union wages and beneﬁts. Hours: 4 hours per day. 5 days per week. Flexible. Qualiﬁcations: Residential Worker/Community Support Worker Certiﬁcate, RCA or Health Care background is an asset. On the job training provided. Must have Class 4 License Submit resume and cover letter to: Sandy Lawrence, Executive Director, Vital Society, 156D Government Street, Duncan, BC. V9L 1A2 Or email to firstname.lastname@example.org No phone calls please.
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Millie Ann’s Salon (above Mason’s at Shawnigan Lake) is looking to add another stylist (clientele preferred) to join Millie & Debbee. Debbie. Chair rental or or commission commission negotiable. negotiable. SIGN SIGN ON ON BONUS! BONUS! to to suitable suitable stylist stylist
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HELP WANTED GROUP HOME MANAGER Vital Society is Seeking an experienced Manager/Program Coordinator to manage a residence for individuals with developmental disabilities and/or mental health issues. Position: .5 Program Coordinator. Union wages & beneﬁts. Hours: 4 hours per day. 5 days per week. Flexible. Qualiﬁcations: B.A. or B.S.W. or diploma with two years supervision and administrative experience. Exceptional combination of relevant education and experience will be considered. Good communication skills are essential. Ability to develop appropriate behavior management strategies is a plus. Must Have Class 4 License Submit resume and cover letter to: Sandy Lawrence, Executive Director, Vital Society, 156D Government Street, Duncan, BC. V9L 1A2 or email to email@example.com No phone calls please.
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PARKSIDE ACADEMY Society requires ECE with current license to practice. Total of 22 hours per week, starting Sept 1/11. $18-$20 per hour. For more information call Adriana (250)746-1711 or send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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BFI CANANDA INC Duncan location is looking for a permanent full time ofﬁce person. The successful candidate will possess leadership and independence, as well as strong computer and telephone skills. Knowledge of local areas from Ladysmith to Mill Bay would be a deﬁnite asset. Duties will include but are not limited to telephone reception, dispatching, payroll, scheduling, and using many different computer based programs. Extensive training will be provided. Email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
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We are still hiring - Dozer & excavator operators required by a busy Alberta oilﬁeld construction company. We require operators that are experienced and preference will be given to operators that have constructed oilﬁeld roads and drilling locations. You will be provided with motels and restaurant meals. Competitive wages, bonus and transportation daily to and from job sites. Our work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Call 780-723-5051.
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Western Forest Products is currently seeking a focused and motivated individual to join our Human Resource Department. The Pay & Beneﬁts Supervisor will work out of the administration ofﬁce which is currently located in Duncan, BC but will be relocated to Nanaimo, BC in mid-September 2011. This full-time temporary (14 month) position is responsible supervising all payroll and beneﬁt functions in a multi-union environment, leading change and innovation to all related procedures, systems and functions. Including, but not limited to the Company’s biweekly, monthly and quarterly payrolls for all union, non-union, salaried and exempt employees and stakeholders. In addition to ensuring the appropriate administration and application of all beneﬁt programs to active, inactive and retired employees and stakeholders. A detailed job posting can be viewed at http://www.westernforest.com/careers/ current_openings.php WFP offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive beneﬁt package and the potential to achieve annual performance rewards. If you believe that you have the skills and qualiﬁcations that we are looking for, please reply in conﬁdence to: Human Resource Department Facsimile: 250.748.3177 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Application Deadline: Mon., Aug. 22, 2011 Reference Code: PR Spvsr, HR
The Lemare Group is currently seeking the following positions : • Hoe Chucker/Loader Operator • Boom Man • A Frame Dump Machine Operator • Grapple Yarder Operator • Hook tender • Boom Man • Chaser • 2nd Loader/Buckerman • 980 Dryland Sort Operator • Process Operator for the North Vancouver Island area. Full time, union wages. Fax resume to 250-956-4888 or email: ofﬁce@lemare.ca.
The Lemare Group is currently seeking a heavy duty mechanic for the North Vancouver Island area. Full time, union wages. Email resume to ofﬁce@lemare.ca or fax to: 250-956-4888. VITAL SOCIETY is looking for skilled Caregivers to provide Home Sharing for individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health diagnoses. If you are interested in learning more, please call Janet Auger, Home Sharing Coordinator at 250-748-5899. WANT A CAREER IN THE MEDICAL INDUSTRY? Medical Ofﬁce & Admin. Staff are needed now! No Experience? Need Training? Career Training & Job Placement Available! 1-888-778-0459
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LABOURER needed for farm on Thetis Island. 5 days/wk approx. 2 months, Jobs include painting, ﬁrewood, weed eating, watering, gardening. 1 (250)246-2810, ask for Sue.
Licenced Security Guards required immediately. FT/ PT. Permanent. Day, afternoon and graveyard shifts. Footprints Security’s Duncan operation is currently seeking experienced licenced security guards for Duncan and area. Must have valid security and drivers license and have reliable transportation. Email resume to: email@example.com or by fax to 250-756-9598.
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COBBLE HILL. FINAL SHEBANG. Sun. Aug. 21, 10am3pm. Youth Hall & Field, corner of Watson & Fisher. Busker, hot dogs & pop. Come and sell the kids’ stuff before school starts - to rent a table call (250)743-7018. Crofton: Sat & Sun, Aug 20 & 21, 9-2pm. 8036 Musgrave St, Household & Christmas items DUNCAN: Cambrai Rd Neighborhood garage sale. House #’s 3927, 4021, 4081. Sat, Aug 20, 8-3pm. DUNCAN: Giant garage & moving sale, ex-caretaker, Exhibition Grounds. Household & gardening goods, ladders, cement mixer, shopsmith. TV, Tools, golf clubs, 100’rds of other items. Aug 20 & 21, 8-8pm. Mays Rd & TCH DUNCAN: Multi-family (7) yard sale & BBQ lunch. Fri, Aug 19, 9-2pm. 5636 Georgetown Rd, off Allenby DUNCAN: Multi Family Garage Sale. Sat. Aug 20, 9-2. St. Julian Mini Storage, 481 TCH DUNCAN: Sat, Aug 20, 8-4. 1839 Tzouhalem Rd. GIANT GARAGE SALE - Fundraiser for Teen Challenge - New Life Church. Breakfast & lunch available. Donations gratefully accepted. Please drop off after 4 pm, Fri, Aug 19 at New Life.
DUNCAN: SAT., Aug. 20, 9-3. 260 Gov’t St, COLOSSAL GARAGE SALE! Lot’s of NEW VENDERS, come join us. Tables for rent! 250-748-2264.
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HOUSES FOR SALE
RARE OPPORTUNITY: waterfront property on beautiful Jim Lake, 0.83-acre with 360 sq ft insulated cabin, located near Green Lake/Watch Lake. Rare privacy, only three lots on the lake, good ﬁshing for rainbows to 10 lbs, nice swimming, surrounded by crown land. Great trails for hiking, ATV and snowmobile. Seasonal 10-km back road access in 4x4 or pick-up. FSBO. $230,000. 250-395-0599. (Please see bchomesforsale.com/70mile/frank.)
DUNCAN: 1 & 2-bdrm, 5 appls, close to School, Hospital and bus route. $650-$800 utils. Lv msg: 250-597-4018.
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HERITAGE Pawn Bargains! Netbook laptops, great for School! Electric guitars/amps, radial arm saw, DeWalt table saw, Pearl drum rack, game systems. 430 Whistler, 250-746-9810. www.heritage pawnbrokers.com MOVING: As new piano $1500. Lrg desk $150. Elec. organ $100. Cabinet TV $50. 250-748-8984 PORTABLE mini barns for sale.On skids/w lofts. 1-10x12, 1-30x12. $1700/both, ﬁrm. (250)748-6830 after 6pm RED ENVELOPE - Unique & Personalized Gifts for All Your Friends & Family! Starting at $19.95. Visit: www.redenvelope.com/Jewel for an extra 20% off or Call 1888-473-5407. SAWMILLS FROM only $3997 - Make money & save money with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. Free Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/ 400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT.
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20 ACRE Ranch Foreclosures Near Booming El Paso, Texas Was $16,900, Now $12,900, $0 Down, take over payments, $99/mo. Beautiful views, owner ﬁnancing, FREE map/pictures 800-755-8953. 82.8 ACRES, 300’ lakefront, S Cariboo. Beautiful, pastoral, private, rural setting. Borders crown land. Adjacent 80+ acre parcel available. www.bchomesforsale.com/ view/lonebutte/ann/
FOR SALE BY OWNER CROFTON Oceanview S/S duplex, 5 bdrms, 3 baths, 1940 sqft, new 30yr ﬁbreglass roof, new ﬂoors, 5 appl’s, on bus route, close to school. $249,900. (250)710-1112 DUNCAN CUTE Rancher on corner lot 2 blocks from town and all amenities, 2 bedrooms/ large closets,spacious bright LR, Large kitchen/ eating area and Sunroom , Laundry room. New ﬂoors, paint, doors and fridge /stove. Detached garage with 30amp & workshop. Large private fenced lot accommodates 40ft RV plus boat. Mature fruit trees & veggie garden. $274,000 REDUCED to $269,900. Courtesy to Realtors. 250-246-1767. DUNCAN - Must see! Newly reno’d, 2 storey main level entry in Quamichan Heights. 3 bdrms, 3 bath, 2 car garage. Red oak hdwd & ceramic on main, Maple cabinets, 5 s/s appl. Kit./fam. combined. 2 Gas f/p. New windows. New carpet up. Mbdrm has 3 pc marble ensuite. 2 stamped concrete patios, lndscpd, fully fenced yd. 5 min to town. $444,700. (250)715-0775 www.duncan2248.com
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THIS HOME HAS IT ALL! This 16 year old custom built 3600 sqft, 3 storey home features 4 bdrms, 4 baths, fabulous kitchen, roomy living room, natural gas ﬁreplace, master bdrm with 4 pce ensuite. Great rec room (31x14) in ﬁnished basement. Completely ﬁnished 40x57 deluxe shop with separate bath. Property is 2.26 gorgeous, well kept acres. Visit www.albernihomes4u.ca for more information on this “one of a kind” property. Asking $649,000 RE/MAX Mid Island Realty Port Alberni, B.C. John Stilinovic 250-724-4725 Toll Free 1-877-723-5660
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$500/MO STARTING- weekly available, many room types, furnished, w/common kitchen. All utils, internet included. FREE local calls, No Credit Checks. Call Motel, 250-7480661, (Duncan). BACHELOR Suite in Maple Bay with bonus room - (workshop, studio, whatever) and carport. Ocean and garden views - newly renovated - 6 appliances. NS - pets neg. Call 250-715-7590. Avail. Sept. $850.
BRIGHT, 2 bdrm condo, W/D, F/S, D/W, close to schools/parks/shopping. N/P, (Immed). $800. 250-665-6527. CENTRAL LOCATION, Bachelor, 1 & 2 bdrms, balcony, F/S, hot water, parking, pet considered, $525-$850/mo. Call 250-748-7764. CHEMAINUS: Senior building, 2nd ﬂr, huge 1 bdrm, w/storage rm. NP/NS. $490.00/m Avail now. (250) 246-4221 CLEAN, SPACIOUS, reno’d 1-bdrm, top ﬂoor, 4 appls, 2525 Dingwall St., $625 mo, call 1-(250)474-0545. COWICHAN BAY: 1 bdrm condo $625/mo, quiet adult oriented bldg. Large patio doors from living and bdrm to private balcony. Sunny location, walk to quaint Cow Bay village. N/P N/S refs req’d 250-743-9875 or leave message @ 1-888-505-5493
DUNCAN: 2 bdrm 1000sqft grnd ﬂr patio suite, sep. ent, 5appl, quiet area nr hospital. $850. Sept.1. 250-619-4509 DUNCAN- 2 bdrm ground level corner suite, 5 appls, recently reno’d, near VIU, 2 parking spaces. NS/NP. July 15. Refs. $895. (250)715-8858 DUNCAN, bachelor with den, $540/mo. incl’s heat, hotwater. N/S. Aug 15. (250)746-1000 DUNCAN- (downtown area) Suits responsible, clean tenant, 1 bdrm+ den condo, 5 appls. NS/NP. Available Sept 1. References required. $725. (250)746-7389. DUNCAN: SPACIOUS 2 bdrm condo, central, 4 appls. NS/NP. $795. 250-746-1019, 250-746-4509, after 6pm. DUNCAN, VERY small 2 bdrm apt, $610/m, avail. now. NS. (250) 746-1000
MAPLE GROVE APTS. 3271 Cowichan Lake Rd 2 & 3 Bedroom Units _____________________
*Heat & Hot water included *Family oriented *Clean & quiet *Renovated units *Indoor Pets welcome *Onsite Laundry Facilities
WILDROSE Bright 2 bdrm, 3rd ﬂr, corner unit, faces southwest. $765. 1 bdrm, main ﬂoor, laminate ﬂooring. $655 Rent incls. heat & h/w. Near malls & schools. Call 250-748-1304 WORKSHOP/ LIVING SPACE FOR RENT Insulated 700 sq ft workshop- ideal for woodwork. One bedroom loft includes washer, dryer,dish washer. Located on 4 wooded acres in Cobble Hill (Arbutus Ridge area).Available Sept 1, 2011. $1250/m. Call 250-709-2010 for details. YOUBOU, SUNNY 2bdrm, garden, lrg yard, lots of parking, pets neg., lndry, avail Sept 1, $610. (250)210-0756.
APARTMENTS FURNISHED SHAWNIGAN BEACH Resort: 1 bdrm + 1 bunk room, deluxe furnishings, 7 appl’s, pool, tennis, golf & moorage. NS/NP. Sept to June. $900 util’s incld’d. Call 250-743-1667. SHAWNIGAN LAKEFRONT 1 bdr furnished condo. Sept 2011 to June 2012. N/S N/P $925/month firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-888-3865
Call (250) 710-7515 to view
DUNCAN, 1500 sqft Industrial space, 12 x 16 overhead door, with 1 bdrm suite/ofﬁce above. 250-510-9442 or 250-748-2719
RENOVATED suite in Maple Bay upstairs with views. 2 br, 1 bathroom - spotlessly clean and updated - 6 SS appliances. Available Sept. 1. NS Pets neg. $1350 per mo. Call 250-715-7590.
LARGE WORKSHOP Mill Bay. 40 x 41’, 2 stories, half is clear-span. Cement ﬂoor. Wood heat. Well lit. Parking. $800/mo. (250)743-2439
SHAUGHNESSY GARDENS, 3251 Cowichan Lake Rd. Clean 2 bdrm units. Full size fridge, stove & dishwasher. Carpet & linoleum, window coverings, ﬁreplace. Quiet, well maintained bldg with elevator & sauna. Close to Schools & Hospitals. To view call Dorcas, (250)710-7515, 250-710-7989.
WORKSHOP/ LIVING SPACE FOR RENT Insulated 700 sq ft workshop- ideal for woodwork. One bedroom loft includes washer, dryer,dish washer. Located on 4 wooded acres in Cobble Hill (Arbutus Ridge area).Available Sept 1, 2011. $1250/m. Call 250-709-2010 for details.
SHAWNIGAN LAKE front furnished condo’s, monthly rentals. N/S, N/P. (250)743-2360.
SPRINGRIDGE MANOR- 961 Cavell- 1 studio Apt, $575. New paint, 1 bdrm $675. Heat/hot water. NS/NP, no partiers, refs. (250)748-3729
1 BDRM cottage on a farm. Hydro incl, No smoker, $850, Sept 1. Close to town. 250715-0737 or 250-709-1588 DUNCAN, 1 bdrm cabin, F/S, W/D, $600/mo + util. 10 min south of town. 250-746-4308
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DAVE’S FENCING & Tractor Service. Specializing in farm, deer & horse fences. Also board, chainlink, panel installations & repairs. 20 Years experience. 250-743-9089
A1 Hauling & Delivery
IFIX HANDYMAN Services. Household repairs and renovations. Free estimates. Call Denis at 250-634-8086 or email: denisiﬁx@gmail.com
Ceres Edible Landscaping: Weeding, Pruning, EcoFriendly Designs. Call Cowichan Green Community at 1250-748-8506.
EXCEL BOOKKEEPING SERVICES. Small to medium businesses. (250)597-1313.
CARPENTRY A&A GENERAL 250-7469633. Professional, Qualiﬁed and Reliable Carpenters for all your building needs. Licensed, warranty providers, insured and guaranteed workmanship.
COMPUTER SERVICES ABLE COMPUTER REPAIR In-home service. Seniors’ discount. Nico 250-746-6167
CONCRETE & PLACING CONCRETE REPAIRS, steps, Sidewalks. All removal and replacements. Free estimates. 604-240-4886, 250-715-3771.
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Additions - renovations decks, doors, windows, kitchen, bathrooms, basement suites, foundations, drywall, plumbing, electrical. ALL CERTIFIED TRADES
Appliances, Furniture, Rubbish, Yard Waste, etc Small moving jobs welcome
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1A ELECTRICIAN, licenced, bonded, Small Jobs Specialist, panel upgrades and renos. All work guaranteed since 1989. Rob at 250-732-PLUG (7584).
BEST RATE & Quality guaranteed for cleanup, hedge trimming, lawn care design & installation. Organic Sustainable Gardening. Phone Nazim (250)929-4000. Visit us at www.nazimgardens.com
ELECTRICIAN LICENSED and bonded. Reasonable rates. Call Kelly 250-7430326.
PETTER’S YARD Care, 20 years experience, Landscaping, Pressure Washing, Light Hauling. Call 250-748-9775.
NEED SOME WEEDING DONE? Student looking for summer gardening work. $12/hr. 10% discount for seniors. Email email@example.com
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HANDYPERSONS ALL RUBBISH removal, small renovations, deck work, carpentry, painting, plumbing, evestrough cleaning and small moving jobs. Seniors discount. Ian 250-743-6776.
* Gutters * Windows * Siding * Moss treatment * Pressure washing Mill Bay/Duncan 250-743-3306 Chemainus/Ladysmith 250-324-3343
INSULATION MALTA BLOWN insulation & batting. Removal. Best rates. BBB. Toll free 1-866-224-2754
LANDSCAPING GREEN LANDSCAPING. End of summer specials! Call anytime. (250)701-9298
PAINTED HOUSE Inside & Out Professional Painting Services Beau 250.510.2943
PLUMBING A SERVICE PLUMBER. Licence, Insured. Drains, HWT, Reno’s, Repairs. Senior Discounts. After Hour Service. Call Coval Plumbing, 250709-5103.
STUCCO/SIDING STUCCO - Including small jobs and refacing old stucco. Guaranteed. 250-715-5883
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HOMES FOR RENT
SHAWNIGAN LAKE 2 bdrm cabin on lake, new interior, heated tile ﬂrs, new kitchen, F/P, D/W, W/D. Avail Sept 1 to June. $800 inclds cable/water. NS/NP. (250)217-7300.
LAKE COWICHAN- 2 bdrm home, close to town, nice yrd, deck. NP/NS. Refs req’d. $850. 1-(250)653-4234.
BASMENT Apt, Duncan, Vista Ave, quiet, bus route, walk to VIU, QMS, sep. ent., 1 bdrm, W/D, F/S, NS, NP, No parties, ref req. Single person, $800 incl. Hydro. Avail Sept 1. (250)746-4632 COBBLE HILL, 2 bdrm, 2 decks, laundry, no dogs, N/S, ref’s req. Sept 1st. $850. Incl’s utilities. (250)743-4010 COWICHAN BAY- 1000 sq ft, oceanview, 1 Bdrm, F/S, W/D. NS/NP. $900 hydro, cable, wireless incl. Available now. 250-246-7109.
MILL BAY: 1 bdrm legal suite, bright, quiet main ﬂoor. Separate entrance, all incl. N/S, N/P. Ref’s req’d. Avail now. $775/mo. 250-743-0665. Shawnigan Lake: 2 bdrm, fully reno’d, close to all amenities 5 appl., N/P, N/S. $870/m incl. Hydro (250) 743-5513 or (250) 213-3681 SHAWNIGAN LAKE, avail Sept 1, above grd, lrg, bright 1 bdrm, priv driveway, entrance & patio, all utils incl, W/D hookup, N/S, N/P, $700 mo, 250-743-2694.
97 Harley chopper. Evo motor, rear belt drive, dual disc front brake, 5 spd, wide glide. Black w/ﬂames, 16 & 21” wheels, ﬂamed fenders for each. $7,500. (250)746-4151
COZY 1 bdrm, 4 appl, near bus, schools, hosp, store. Shared w/d & utilities. No pets, n/s, available Sept-June $625 250-732-7726
DUPLEXES/4PLEXES 1/2 Duplex in Duncan, 3 bdrms, 2 1/2 bath, furnished. Close to shopping, river, VIU. N/S, N/P. $875+ Utilities, Avail Sept 1st. 1-604-207-1551 3BED,2BATH,1/2DUPLEX Duncan.5 appl.cent vac.car port.lam ﬂoors.close hosp&bus.Pets consid. $1250/month.250-709-8208 UNIQUE Rental Opportunity in Maple Bay - Flawless 2 bedroom 2 bathroom ground ﬂoor suite - fully renovated - beautifully decorated high end ﬁttings and appliances. 1750 sq. ft. - views of ocean and garden. $1850/mo. - NS, Pets neg. WC accessable. Avail. Sept. 1. Phone 250-715-7590.
MISCELLANEOUS FOR RENT CHEMAINUS duplex, 3bed,1 1/2 bath, fenced half acre, outdoor storage, four appliances,rv parking,walk to town,golf, restaurants, schools. 9492 chemainus rd , n/s, 999-2013
LAKEFRONT YOUBOU Exec 3 bdrm, 2 bath, level entry home, level beach, 5 appl. ﬁreplace, vaulted, huge windows, decks, NS, $1200. Avail Aug 24-Jul 1/12. 250-715-5484 MAPLE BAYocean view, 1/2 acre, 4 bdrms, 2 bath, new appls, W/D. Sept 1. NS/NP. $1595. (250)380-8261. SALTSPRING ISLAND, ocean view, 2 bdrm, main ﬂoor of house in peaceful neighbourhood. Gardens, f/s, w/d, maple ﬂoors, woodstove, elec heat, cable & high speed int avail, very clean home, central island, near Bader Beach, hiking trails, short drive to town. N/S, N/P, lease Sept. 1, for quiet tenant w/ refs, $1080 mo + utils. Call 250-537-0626. SHAWNIGAN LAKE 2 bdrm cabin on lake, new interior, heated tile ﬂrs, new kitchen, F/P, D/W, W/D. Avail Sept 1 to June. $800 inclds cable/water. NS/NP. (250)217-7300.
MOBILE HOMES & PADS
4 BDRM MOBILE Home at 22-2055 Koksilah Rd. $975.+ utils. (Avail Immed). Call Mel 250-597-0617 firstname.lastname@example.org 8 ACRES, 8 km north of Duncan. 16’ trailer, $300 mo. Call (250)748-1310.
DOWNTOWN DUNCAN 2500 sq.ft. 6 separate ofﬁces, reception, conference area & kitchen, 2nd ﬂoor, AC,. $1175/mo. 250-715-6880.
HOMES FOR RENT 4-BDRM, 3.5 baths w/ jacuzzi in master. 2 F/Ps, den, family & living rms. Garage. NS/NP. Avail Aug 15. Laundry hook-up (604)376-9047, (250)715-1174 $800.00 a month 2 bedroom 1 bathroom, laundry hook up, super quiet area. must have references and proof of income. NO PETS . call 250 746 7066 and leave messages BRIGHT, modern rancher on 1/4 acre. 3 bed,2 bath and 5 new appliances. Hardwood ﬂoors. Large open kitchen and family room. Entertainment deck. Attached 2 car garage. Walk to schools, Cowichan Commons, hospital and V I University. Pets considered. Quiet family area so NS, no drugs. Utilities & References. email@example.com
BRIGHT CLEAN house, Sept 1, 2nd bdrm has separate funky loft area. No dogs. Large front/back yard & driveway for skateboarding & chalk drawings. Opposite Island Oak Secondary, close to the river & surrounded by great neighbours. $950 + util. Contact Rick 250-746-0596 Charming 2 bdrm home, near bus, store, hosp & schools. 5 appl, n/s, no pets, $875/mo 250-732-7726 CHEMAINUS- ENJOY Your own little semi-detached home on a quiet street. Priv drive, level entry, open plan 1 bdrm, 5 appls, N/P. $695 cable & hydro incld. 1-250-658-1656. COBBLE HILL/Shawnigan Lk, 3Bdrm, full unﬁnished bsmt, 4appls, very private, refs req’d, ns, pets nego., $1500 + utils. Avail. now. (250)743-8284. DUNCAN- 2 BDRM waterviews, on 1 acre, priv, nice yrd. $1095. Avail Now. NS/NP. 250-746-5527, 250-746-0753. DUNCAN, 3 bdrm, 2 bath, Rancher, close to lake, big fenced yard, F/S, W/D, D/W, heat pump, $1400 + utils, N/S, N/P, call 250-748-6574. DUNCAN, NEAR hospital, on bus route. 14 X 70, 2 bdrm mobile home in quiet adult park, $900 mo. (250)246-8318 DUNCAN- RENT, or Rent To Own, 3 bdrms, new paint & ﬂoors, new appls. $1400+ utils. (250)748-6574. GLENORA ACREAGE4 bdrms, 1.5 bath, 5 appls, F/P, 1 wood, 1 propane. Oil heat, 1-pool. $1500. Avail Sept 15, Call Michelle, 1-250-376-1530. Ladysmith: 2 bdrm newly reno’d, ocean view, avail. Sept 1, $975 + utils, 250-743-2515. Ladysmith: downtown 3 bdrm, full basement, fenced yard, avail Sept. 1, $795/mo, Ray 250-616-2345. LADYSMITH. NEW 3-bdrm, 2.5 bath. Go to: www.webbasedtours.com/mariners_quay/ pet friendly. (250)245-8997. NEAR DUNCAN: 3 bdrm rancher, on shared property, reno’d. $800. (250)749-3188.
DUNCAN: RETAIL space for lease, 1400 sq ft, highway exposure, A/C, ample parking. 250-746-5657, 250-748-8671
ROOM & BOARD Room and Board ............$800 or furnished Room..........$400 55+ - Includes TV & Internet Great Healthy Food on bus route “NO SMOKING” Call ...................250-715-1980
ROOMS FOR RENT MILL BAY. Lrg furn room. Priv bath, garage, utils incld. Share kitchen, laundry. NS/NP. Quiet mature person. Ref’s req’d. Sept. 1. $600. (250)929-3291.
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Golden Oldies still play the game well
Mixed doubles a huge draw
Assorted sports: Field hockey tournament in Scotland full of competition, fun
Wilson memorial: Triple knockout event popular with players of all abilities
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oung and old mixed perfectly in the Kay Wilson Memorial mixed doubles triple knockout tennis tournament. Longtime South Cowichan Lawn Tennis Club member Wilson would have been thrilled to witness that in a tournament named after her. She loved tennis and seeing players of all ages enjoying the game so much. “People like this tournament,’’ said director Sheila Biondo. “I think it is a very social event. There’s people that had not played a tournament before.’’ There were also plenty of top-notch players. “They were from all over — a lot from the Lower Mainland and we had a couple from the States,’’ said Biondo. “It’s a very relaxed kind of tournament. They’re intense on the court, of course.’’ The 32 mixed teams started in the same draw and either proceeded or dropped down until the three division winners were determined. Teams losing three straight received the bare minimum number of matches while others played as many as ¿ve times during the weekend. The high-powered duo of Geoff Bourne and Carolyn Goff of Victoria won the A ¿nal over Victoria’s Amanda Heffel¿nger and Steve Perks 6-3, 6-3. The brother and sister team of Victoria’s Jared and Jennifer Martin knocked off Jean Martin of Shawnigan Lake and Duncan’s Peter Thomas 6-4, 7-6 in the B ¿nal. Top honours in C went to Fred and Denise Kwan of North Vancouver after a 6-2, 6-1 win over Duncan’s Don Unger and Sandra Bradley from Ladysmith.
Simply smashing is the only way to describe the performance of players in the Kay Wilson Memorial mixed doubles tournament at the South Cowichan Lawn Tennis Club. The opportunity for a forehand slam at the net is welcomed by Jean Martin, above, while playing with Peter Thomas against Sheila Anning and Randy Happach Saturday. On the Verge of greatness, left, is Gordon Verge as he goes low to stab the ball during a match against Amanda HeffelÄnger and Steve Perks while playing with partner Lynne Cowan. Players enjoyed ideal weather conditions once again.
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alley ¿eld hockey players enjoyed participating in the Golden Oldies tournament at Edinburgh, Scotland. The UVic old girls team consisted of alumni Alanna Martin, Cindy Collison and Lynn Derry from the valley. The team won ¿ve of six games, with a 2-1 loss to New Zealand as the only blemish on its record. Another group called the Ancient Mariners that included Jean McCreary, Cheryl McCreary, Brenda Lockhart, Sharyn Higginson, Linda Sheepwash and other valley players also took part. “It was just a really good atmosphere and well-organized,’’ said Martin. “Once you go, it’s infectious.’’ • Twenty-one players participated in the Cowichan Golf and Country Club’s ladies’ division Circle Nine novelty event. The rest of the the ¿eld played an interclub match against Arbutus Ridge. The four winners of their respective handicap categories were: Christa Robson, Kathy Coates, Carol Willan and Laurel Steen. Robson and Donna Clevette both birdied No. 6 while Joyce Willis and Willan had birdies on No. 13 and Melinda Spoor on No. 15. Spoor was also closest to the pin on No. 15. The K.P.s for No. 6 and 8 went to Shirley Walker and Ellen Merriam, respectively. • Senior women’s and men’s rugby team training began Tuesday at the Cowichan Rugby Club. The women start at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday and the men at 7 p.m., according to publicist Lenneke Vinoly.
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Skye Olender There’s no limit to Skye Olender’s abilities. Olender, 15, is coming off a banner first season of Bantam B fastpitch as the main pitcher for the Duncan Dragons. Her strategy against opposing hitters was a good one. “I like to mess with their minds — inside corners, outside corners,’’ Olender said. A slightly injured ankle limited where she could play, but “pitching didn’t hurt me,’’ Olender said. A one-hitter at Softball City in Surrey was her best effort. The Dragons didn’t make the provincials in North Delta, but Olender went anyway after being picked up by Langford. She did some pitching and was also a designated player. “The coach figured out I actually could hit,’’ said Olender. She’s currently attending a clinic in Victoria with legendary fastball pitcher Rob Guenter. Don Bodger
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN AMENDMENT BYLAW No. 3535 ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW No. 3536 Applicable to Electoral Area E â€“ Cowichan Station/Sahtlam/Glenora
NOTICE is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held as follows to consider the above noted Amendment Bylaws: DATE: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 PLACE: Glenora Community Hall 3660 Glenora Road, Duncan TIME: 7:00 pm OfÂżcial Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 3535 proposes to amend Cowichan-Koksilah OfÂżcial Community Plan Bylaw No. 1490 by: 1. Adding Policy 4.1.21: The promotion, marketing and sale of locally grown crops are encouraged. Ancillary nonfarm uses that are compatible and supportive of agriculture may be considered through site speciÂżc zoning amendments. 2. Re-designating Lot 4, Section 11, Range 4, Quamichan District, Plan 5021, Except that Part in Plan 33417, as shown on the map below, from â€œRural Residentialâ€? to â€œAgriculturalâ€?. Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 3536 proposes to amend Electoral Area E â€“ Cowichan Station/ Sahtlam/Glenora Zoning Bylaw No. 1840 in order to: â€˘ Add a deÂżnition for â€œlocal farm productsâ€?; â€˘ Add â€œprocessing, storage and retail sales of local farm productsâ€? and accessory â€œfood and beverage cafĂŠâ€? as permitted uses in the Agricultural Market (A-5) zone; â€˘ Remove accessory single family dwelling as a permitted use; â€˘ Reduce the maximum permitted parcel coverage from 60% to 30% and permit an additional 20% lot coverage for greenhouses; â€˘ Add a Condition of Use to the A-5 zone to limit food and beverage cafĂŠ use to 125 m2 of indoor Ă€oor area and 125 m2 of outdoor patio area and a maximum seating capacity of 65 persons; â€˘ Add a Condition of Use to the A-5 zone to prohibit slaughterhouse, abattoir and stockyard; â€˘ Reduce the minimum parcel size in the A-5 zone from 1.0 ha. to 5.0 ha. â€˘ Re-zone Lot 4, Section 11, Range 4, Quamichan District, Plan 5021, Except that Part in Plan 33417, as shown on the map below, from Rural Residential (R-1) to Agricultural Market (A-5)
he process of assembling a team capable of competing with the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey Leagueâ€™s heavyweights has begun for the Kerry Park Islanders. And it looks like it might be a much different Islandersâ€™ team on the ice when the puck drops to start the regular season, judging by the opening training-camp workouts at Kerry Park Arena Friday through Sunday. Islandersâ€™ teams of recent years have been loaded with returning veterans, but younger might be the key word in the process this season. â€œWe were pretty happy with the young local talent â€” the kids from Westshore, Kerry Park, Duncan and Nanaimo,â€™â€™ said Islandersâ€™ head coach Brad Scafe. â€œSome younger guys that are 16-, 17-year-olds are just as good or better as our vets.â€™â€™ The Islanders looked over about 80 players on the weekend, divided onto Âżve teams that turned out to be very even for scrimmages. â€œThere was no blowouts in any of the games,â€™â€™ said Scafe. â€œThat was really solid.â€™â€™ Some trimming was done immediately from the camp prospects. â€œWeâ€™re down to a roster for two teams weâ€™re sitting at,â€™â€™ said Scafe. â€œEighty-Âżve per cent of the kids could play in the league this year. Weâ€™re obviously not going to have enough room for everybody. Thereâ€™s a ton of nice-looking hockey players.â€™â€™ A Wednesday scrimmage and additional practice next week before an exhibition tournament at Kerry Park is when Scafe expects the best of the new talent to emerge. â€œItâ€™s the usual, some players step up as the pressure mounts,â€™â€™ he said. The exhibition tournament will be something else again. â€œThatâ€™ll be the chance to see how they look against another team,â€™â€™ said Scafe. Former Cowichan Valley Capitalsâ€™ forward Aaron Spotts has been brought in as an assistant coach this season alongside Geoff Pears. Doug Nicholson assumes a role in the operations department of the staff. Pears and Scafe also own a stake in
Morgan, who previously played for the Oceanside Generals, from the Fernie Ghostriders. Morgan has been to the Cyclone Taylor Cup provincial championship tournament three years in a row. â€œHopefully, heâ€™s our lucky charm,â€™â€™ said Pears. The Islanders also received Christian Stephenson in the deal that sent Ryan Reynolds to Peninsula last season. â€œWeâ€™re hoping to have a good run this year, or a chance anyway,â€™â€™ said Pears. â€œIt looks promising.â€™â€™
Track and Ă„eld: Relay bronze in Ottawa proves inspirational
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the team now under majority owner Stew Gordon. â€œI was here anyway,â€™â€™ reasoned Pears. â€œI thought it was a good Âżt. They needed help.â€™â€™ Scafe said the job doesnâ€™t necessarily come with additional perks. â€œI was cleaning the dressing room the other night,â€™â€™ he quipped. On a more serious note, Scafe has also jumped into the general managerâ€™s duties with the departure of Jim Knight to the Capitals. One of the biggest deals of the off-season was to acquire Connor
Palou covets national medal
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Islandersâ€™ hopefuls go all out, above, during one of the training camp scrimmage sessions Saturday. Below, birdâ€™s eye view of the action is provided for Kerry Park Islandersâ€™ coaches Geoff Pears, left, and Brad Scafe from their perch in the Kerry Park Arena booth where they were stationed most of the weekend.
Bronze medal is worn with pride by Austin Palou following his Ă„rst trip to the nationals.
ustin Palouâ€™s relay bronze from the Legion national track and Âżeld championships in Ottawa is precious. Next year, the Chemainus athlete hopes to add an individual medal to the collection. Palou ran into some trouble, hitting four hurdles and placing 30th in the 300-metre individual event. â€œProbably nerves,â€™â€™ he said affected his performance.
But Palou bounced back in Âżne style with Courtenay twins Scott and Adam Commandeur and Liam Parker, also of Courtenay, to earn bronze in the 4x100 relay. They later teamed up again for sixth in the 4x400, with a personal best time of 3:34. â€œIt was pretty fun, a good group to go with,â€™â€™ said Palou of his Âżrst experience at nationals. Being in the 16- and 17-year-old age group, Palou looks forward to a chance to redeem himself. â€œItâ€™ll be a lot more calm and collected for next year,â€™â€™ he said.
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Kinsol Trestle crossing part of half marathon course
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The opening of the historic Kinsol Trestle is sure to make this year’s ShawniganKinsol half marathon a huge draw. The event takes place Sunday, Oct. 30. For more than 35 years, the CeeVacs Road Runners have hosted a half marathon at Shawnigan Lake, but none will likely measure up to this one.
Advance registration is expected to be heavy, with runners having the chance to cross over the spectacular restored trestle for the ﬁrst time. More information is available at www. ceevacs.com or by contacting race director Kelly Schellenberg at gkschellenberg@ shaw.ca.
Valley athletes help Team B.C. clean up in medals Western Canada Games: Total haul of 261 at Kamloops easily surpasses runner-up Alberta Don Bodger
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owichan Valley athletes are sporting several medals from their respective sports after helping Team B.C. to its 10th consecutive overall championship in the Western Canada Summer Games at Kamloops. Cobble Hill’s Maya Munzar and Duncan’s Maegan Kuruvita were both double gold medalists. Munzar was part of a B.C. triathlon team with Victoria’s Hilary Wille and Megan Kinghorn that won both relays. “It wasn’t close at all,’’ said Munzar. One relay was a mini triathlon where each team member did a 250-metre swim, 10-kilometre cycle and 2.5 km-run, Munzar said. Her responsibility in the other relay was the swim where each team member did a segment. “We had a bit of a say in it,’’ Munzar said of the individual sport selection. “But our coaches pretty much decided for us.’’ The girls were coached by Kelly Guest and Carolyn Murray of Victoria. Munzar is in Kelowna for the Apple triathlon this weekend. “I’m doing sprint distance,’’ she said. “I kind of know roughly where I want to be.’’ Kuruvita, already a national champion, landed on top of the podium again in the
girls’ 65-kilogram wrestling competition. She also earned bronze in the team event. Duncan’s Hannah Lauridsen was part of the team bronze. Kuruvita went undefeated in four matches and didn’t surrender a point. “I’ve done really well,’’ she said. “I’ve improved a lot.’’ Kuruvita was in Kamloops for a full week and conditions were warm inside the arena at McArthur Park, the wrestling venue. “It was really fun,’’ said Kuruvita of the
experience. Shawnigan Lake School student Lizzie Yates played a huge role in a gold-medal triumph by the B.C. girls’ ¿eld hockey team. B.C. played four games and didn’t allow a goal, beating Saskatchewan 9-0, Manitoba 7-0, Alberta 3-0 and Alberta again 1-0 in the ¿nal. “B.C. just has a really strong ¿eld hockey program,’’ said Yates. “It was the same at nationals as well.’’ Yates had a strong tournament.
Lizzie Yates, far right in the photo at left, is joined by Victoria’s Sheridan Goodmandson, Annie Shumka-Walters and Ali Lee for Äeld hockey medal presentations. In action, above, are Haleigh Lloyd and, right, Maya Munzar. “Alberta had a pretty good team,’’ she said. “I think in the ¿rst game we were a bit more relaxed. In the ¿nals, it was the ¿nals so we were a bit more anxious.’’ Duncan’s Noah Dobson played on the B.C. sevens rugby team that won three games by shutouts and then claimed the gold medal by beating Saskatchewan 41-5. Ladysmith’s Haleigh Lloyd won a silver medal in the 400-metre hurdles in 1:02.12 and placed fourth in the 100 hurdles. Holly Parent, 20, of Mill Bay came fourth in the high jump.
Caps accommodate Amies’ request for a change of scenery Don Bodger
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Moving on: Coach Purinton stays in contact, but receives bombshell news
he Cowichan Valley Capitals didn’t make the decision to trade defenceman Nick Amies lightly. The Caps sent Amies to the Penticton Vees in a B.C. Hockey League deal last week, reported in Friday’s News Leader Pictorial. The Caps will receive a player to be named in September from the Vees’ training
camp roster as futures. Co-coach Dale Purinton only found out two weeks ago that Amies was intending to bolt for the U.S. Junior Hockey League rather than return for another season with the Caps. “He felt he needed a change in his career,’’ said Purinton. “With everything that happened here, he was down in the dumps. I really didn’t see that
coming.’’ Amies suffered concussion symptoms after two head injuries last season. Rather than see Amies go to the USHL, the Caps accommodated a move to Penticton. “I don’t think he would have been happy down there,’’ said Purinton. “You don’t have as much leverage to get what
you want (in return). But we want the B.C. Hockey League to be strong and to keep our players here.’’ It’s becoming a bit of a trend in the BCHL of players not reporting to certain teams. “It’s something you don’t expect,’’ said Purinton. “We got him to Penticton. We wish him the best. I know he loves the fans here in Cowichan. We’re not going to screw him or hold him back. If he had any feelings like that, we’re not going to try to convince him to come back.’’
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• Outdoor Concert August 26 at 7 pm, Gates open at 6 pm Adults $20, Children 6-12 $10, Under 5 FREE • Cobble Hill Fair August 27, Gates open at 8 am Good Old Fashioned Fun for Everyone! • Community Style Dinner, August 28 at 5 pm Tickets $50 Buffet Style Dinner Entertainment by Vance Horn, Beneﬁt Auction
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2007 FORD FOCUS SE
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FWD 2.0L 4 cyl, 5 spd manual 62,436 kms STK# 5799A
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FWD 2.4L, 4 cyl, 5 spd auto, 72,301 kms, stk# D5816
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RWD 1.0L 3 cyl, 5 spd auto shift, 15,850 STK#D5822
RWD 3.5L V6 cyl, 4 spd auto, Silver 75,393 STK#11188A
FWD 2.4L 4 cyl auto, 37,500 km STK#5751
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FWD 2.4L 4 cyl, 5 spd, 136,817 km STK#D11090A
FWD 3.3L 6 cyl, auto, 48,300 km Stk#D5805
V6 auto, air, and more Grey, 84,786 STK#D5758A
4WD, 4 cyl, auto, air & more Brown 77,924 STK#D5820A
AWD 4.7L V-8 cyl 4 spd auto, Blue 71,459 STK#D5821
4WD 4.6L V-8 cyl 6 spd auto, Brown 77,924 STK#D5821
FWD 3.3L V6 cyl, 4 spd auto, Silver 146,686 km. stk#10253A
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FWD 3.4L V-6 cyl 4 spd auto, red, 267,000 kms stk.#D10229A
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4WD 4.6L V-8 cyl, auto, 134,600 kms Stk #D5756A
4WD 5.7L 8 cyl, auto,69,800 kms Stk #D5753
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