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Beware of tax scams say RCMP KEVIN ROTHBAUER CITIZEN

Tax time is a favourite of scammers, and police are warning Cowichan Valley residents to be careful this year. “Tax season is here, which brings out a few individuals willing to take your money without earning it,� said spokesperson Cpl. Krista Hobday. The North Cowichan/ Duncan RCMP are receiving complaints from taxpayers stating they are receiving emails and letters from persons unknown claiming to represent Revenue Canada.� Hobday shared one scam that has been reported to the local detachment in which the taxpayer receives an email purporting

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Police advise the public to delete messages such as that one without responding. “If you are unsure if it is legitimate, call the nearest Revenue Canada office for verification,� Hobday said. Scams and frauds can also be reported to Equifax at 1-800-4657166 or the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501. Carol-Ann Rolls of Cowichan Community Policing also warned of a phone scam in which callers say they are collecting taxes for Revenue Canada, and instruct victims to pay them with a money order or gift card. Again, anyone contacted by the scammers should get in touch with Revenue Canada for clarification.

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people that locking their vehicle doors, and securing their valuables will prevent 90 per cent of these thefts,� said Const. Kevin Hopkinson. Police believe that the crimes may be related to the theft of a vehicle from the Black Swan Pub the same night.

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Duncan man arrested in Victoria TIMES COLONIST

A Duncan man has been arrested in Victoria for drunk driving while on a 90-day driving ban for a previous impaired driving incident. Nicholas Hawkins, 34, who is known to police for impaired driving offences, was arrested Saturday evening after driving erratically on Douglas Street and nearly hitting pedestrians, said Victoria police spokesman Const. Mike Russell. Hawkins has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, failure to provide a sample, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, impaired driving, wilfully resisting a police officer and driving while prohibited. He was released on $2,000 bail with conditions not to consume alcohol.

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Hawkins is to appear in Victoria provincial court on March 24. Several people called 911 about 6:20 p.m. when they saw a black truck speeding down Douglas Street near Burnside Road, narrowly missing pedestrians. One witness followed the vehicle until it stopped in the 3000-block of Carroll Street. As police approached, the driver tried to flee, but officers blocked the vehicle and removed the driver. Once police determined his identity, they realized he was already the subject of a 90day driving ban and should not have been behind the wheel. Investigators are still looking for witnesses to the incident on Saturday night. Anyone with information on the vehicle or driver is asked to call VicPD’s non-emergency line at 250-995-7654.

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT The Annual General Meeting of the Shawnigan Lake Community Centre Commission will be held in the Lounge of the Shawnigan Lake Community Centre, 2804 Shawnigan Lake Rd on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 7:00 pm. Elections will take place for interested persons wishing to serve on the Shawnigan Lake Community Centre (SLCC) Commission. The Commission consists of not more than (7) members. The term of appointment for members shall be a one (1) year term commencing April 1, 2014 and expiring March 31, 2015. Become involved and assist with decisions to bene¿t the residents of Shawnigan Lake TOMORROW, by joining the Community Centre Commission TODAY!

Don’t worry, unlike the one running around Nanaimo, this emu was safe behind a fence at the Islands Agriculture Show that took place at the Cowichan Exhibition last month. Next year, the show will move to the Comox Valley. [SARAH SIMPSON/CITIZEN]

BMX bike stolen from outside coffee shop KEVIN ROTHBAUER CITIZEN

A bicycle left leaning up against a Tim Hortons might look like easy pickings, but it isn’t fair game. Police are trying to track down a BMX bike that disappeared after it was left beside the Tim Hortons in Lake Cowichan. The theft happened around 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday,

March 18. The owner left it leaning against the building on the North Shore Road side, and when he returned, it was gone. The bike is described as a Wethepeople brand, Versus model, coloured matte black with dark rims and gold handlebars. Anyone with information should contact the Lake Cowichan RCMP at 250-749-6668 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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Cowichan Valley Citizen | Friday, March 21, 2014

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Selling surplus land and noncore assets are two of the ways the Canadian Taxpayers Federation suggests that politicians save the taxpayer from spiraling taxes. But, selling off public property is not a simple business proposition. In recent years, Valley residents have howled their disapproval at several suggestions, asking instead that land be saved for a park or that a building be transferred for public use at the cost of a dollar. Even when a sale occurs, such as the old J.H. Boyd School property in Lake Cowichan, local residents have blocked rezoning by protesting fiercely against any suggestions from the new owner. North Cowichan’s Mayor Jon Lefebure said that municipalities must look carefully at everything before considering disposing of assets like land. North Cowichan owns quite a few pieces of land, the largest being the municipal forest reserve. That, in itself, dates back to the E&N land grant in the late 1800s. “People logged it and then let it go for tax sale. And then we got it back. We have 5,000 hectares of municipal forest. We actually try to add to it. That’s one category of asset that we protect very dearly because we feel the forestry program is very valuable for the municipality,” Lefebure said. North Cowichan also owns other properties and the municipality has a long history of providing certain pieces of land for development and using the money for capital projects, according to Lefebure. “It would never be for operating because that’s just not financially sound but, for specific capital projects, we have sold land,” he said. It’s seen as turning one asset into another. Gilana Place, behind the Duncan

North Cowichan Mayor Jon Lefebure curling centre was municipally owned land that was sold under special “carriage house” zoning. “That went into our reverted property fund. It’s used for various capital projects. Although you can’t draw a straight line from one to the other, I would suggest you could probably use the Seawalk in Crofton as an example of where some of that money ended up.” Development of North Cowichan’s Echo Heights land in Chemainus “is very controversial but there were lots, prior to the 1990s, developed at Echo Heights that were sold and that money was put into the reverted property fund once again for capital projects,” Lefebure said. That area has been a lightning rod for protest. “Echo Heights is a prime example that there are a very passionate group of people in the municipality and beyond that think that none of that 54 acres should be sold in any way. Right now, this council has taken a position that a plan to develop 20 per cent of it for residential housing and preserve the remaining 80 as a park and conservation area is appropriate.” On the regional front, when the CVRD held a referendum in 2008 about establishing a parkland acquisition fund, it was tremendously popular with taxpayers. “It’s one of the things that is sort

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of heartening, that the idea that a tax dedicated to acquiring parkland would be supported that well in the Valley. To me, it’s a good sign. It shows that people are progressive and care about the environment, about parkland. I think that was fantastic,” Lefebure said. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation also suggests selling off buildings such as the municipal hall to private interests. Lefebure said he doesn’t think that has ever been considered. “I don’t think you could create a financial basis on which that would make sense. If you are introducing another party that has to make a profit, that extra money has to come from somewhere. So, we actually prefer to own our buildings. It’s the way most organizations are going because they know it’s more expensive to lease.” The library building in Lake Cowichan is now located in a purpose-built freestanding building after years of leasing space at the back of the Lake Cowichan Credit Union building. North Cowichan Coun. John Koury, a vocal proponent of keeping tax increases at the lowest possible level, said it’s worthwhile to look at reducing the level of capital assets. Selling off surplus land is one way money could be freed up but it’s not the only one, he said. Koury thinks some of North Cowichan’s capital reserves could be used immediately for tax relief. “We have $12 million going to fund capital projects. It’s important to have surpluses and reserves. I support that, but how much in reserve is enough in order to protect the municipality from worst case scenarios?” Koury said. “There is no need for North Cowichan to have to use a line of credit; the money is there in the reserve funds.” At the Cowichan Valley School District, where budgets are set by the province, the situation is different, but projects like building a replacement for Cowichan Secondary still mean that other properties must be sold to make money. Trustee Mike McKay set in motion a process last year to start disposing of surplus properties such as the former Mill Bay, Yount, A.B. Greenwell and Charles Hoey facilities. The district needs to look at a list of questions, too, before getting rid of anything and a public meeting to be held in April is also part of that process.

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CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) is proceeding with an amendment to the South Sector Liquid Waste Management Plan (SSLWMP). The amendment will involve working with the SSLWMP Advisory Committee and CVRD staff to help revise the SSLWMP to reÀect current needs for sewer servicing, environmental protection, and public awareness. A key role of the position will be to help design and implement a public consultation process related to the SSLWMP amendment. The CVRD is requesting expressions of interest from individuals located in the SSLWMP area (Cobble Hill, Mill Bay, and Shawnigan Lake) to assist with the SSLWMP amendment, and who are prepared to volunteer their time to attend regular daytime and evening committee meetings, information meetings, open houses, and other related activities during the coming months.

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Valley grocery stores shut out of liquor sales he provincial government’s grand announcement that grocery stores are going to be allowed to sell alcohol seems kind of silly now with the revelation that it will only be allowed if the store in question is more than one kilometre away from an existing liquor outlet. It was hard to see much point in the rule change anyway, as it seems unlikely that there were that many people clamouring for more places to buy alcohol. In our Cowichan Valley communities there is a more than adequate slate of liquor stores, public and private, where folks

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near grocery stores for years, in response to customer demand. The two types of businesses have enjoyed a symbiotic relationship. People can go to the grocery store, then make a quick stop at the liquor store for their wine or beer or port or vodka. There are some places that may be able to take advantage of the new rules, but from Mill Bay to Duncan, Lake Cowichan to Chemainus we can’t think of any in our area. No doubt the 1 kilometre rule is because private liquor store owners would have been up

in arms if they were suddenly losing business to big grocery chains. One can envision a scenario where some liquor stores might have been out of business. It’s a good rule. Putting businesses out of business by provincial legislation isn’t usually desirable. Perhaps some of the liquor stores will, in the future, choose to partner with a grocery chain, building on their already mutually beneficial proximity. That choice is up to them. For now, it’s much ado about nothing.

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Let director know where you stand on salaries In early January I sent the exact email to all directors in the CVRD. It was regarding a letter that Blaise Salmon had published on salaries in the CVRD, also how was the CVRD going to handle our coming tax rate and what were their views? Most ignored me. Mike Walker replied to me and told me the CVRD has established a committee of the board to take up the salary issue, on a systematic basis, so the committee can address long term solutions to an acknowledged problem. He said he is a member of that committee and will be working to help devise solutions that are respect-

ful of both the taxpayers and the staff, “according to him”. I appreciated his response but there was that glaring omission again. It will all be done in closed session, exactly what only a few directors are against, and contrary to what the public has been demanding for some time. Here we go again. The CVRD has historically only discussed remuneration and compensation issues in closed session. We have now seen the Town of Sidney put in a two-year wage freeze on management staff and the City of Victoria froze the wages of 71 of its nonunion staff. Mike Walker says the committee should have something in place by the March budget

conclusion. I strongly urge all taxpayers in the CVRD to contact their director and make your views known. My director Loren Duncan has been most helpful. I for one will not tolerate another eight-plus percentage increase like the last go-around and consider between a zero to the rate of inflation to be the only option on the table this time around. If that means wage roll backs and wage freezes to the CVRD staff, so be it. The CVRD has now posted, on their web site, the Statement of Financial Information and you can now see the numbers for most of the staff remuneration and expenses. Ken Johnson Sahtlam

I was truly astonished to read Deirdre Mann asserting that all our educational problems would be solved if we simply brought Christian education back into the public schools. I guess my understanding of the situation is totally in error. My grandchild is in a private school because the provincial government has deliberately underfunded the educational system to the point where she was not able to get an education. They have overloaded teachers with students to the point where personal attention is a lost ideal. Now I am informed that this would have been corrected if only we also expected those teachers to read the Bible to her, and teach her to pray to an Imaginary Playmate! While they are at it they can also teach her that the Earth is only 6,000 years old and that fossils were buried by Satan to test her faith. Like all religions, Christianity relies on teaching children the guilt of original sin and fear of damnation. If Ms. Mann wishes to have her children so taught she is welcome to do so, but I would prefer mine to grow up believing that life is good and that a righteous life can be lived without the threat of eternal torment. I would also prefer that the provincial government used my tax dollars to hire more teachers so that all children could receive a quality education, not just those whose families can afford to pay for one. David Lowther Mesachie Lake For more from the Citizen go to www.cowichanvalleycitizen.com


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Cowichan Valley Citizen | Friday, March 21, 2014

Consumers are protected from fraudulent credit card transactions In her [March 14] column “Credit card companies need to clarify what is, and isn’t covered”, [Nanaimo-Cowichan] Member of Parliament Jean Crowder calls on credit card companies to be clear about what is and is not covered when a bank customer is the victim of credit card fraud. Allow us to do so. Consumers using bank-issued credit cards are protected from all fraudulent transactions and are not liable for any losses resulting from circumstances beyond their control. This is clearly outlined in the zero-liability commitments from American Express, MasterCard and Visa and covers purchases that are made in a store, by mail, phone, or online unless the customer has contributed to the fraud. The banks’ federal regulator, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, oversees the banks’ compliance with this public commitment. It is also completely incorrect to say that financial institutions routinely refuse to cover fraud or will only do so after the card is reported lost or stolen. The zero-liability policies cover all fraudulent transactions. Banks have introduced the latest chip and PIN technology making it exceedingly difficult for criminals to commit fraud. For online payments, fraud is reduced by the use of security layers that rely on address verification, three-digit security codes on the back of the card, and other authorization processes. There are also simple steps that customers can take to protect themselves on our website at http://ow.ly/uIQ3W Banks work hard to meet the needs of their customers and promote confidence in the safety, security and reliability of the credit cards they use. This principle extends to protecting customers from fraud and ensuring they are not held liable for transactions that are the result of fraud.

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e are happy to have the support of many local corporate teams. Peter Baljet GM is another local company who feel that putting in an MS Walk team is a great way to bring their employees together for a good cause and a great way to be involved in the community and give back. Craig Sabourin, the general manager at Peter Baljet GM has announced that the car dealership will donate $20 from every car sold in the month of March to

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f we had the power the screech of the to go back in time, locomotive whistle is what would we now heard, where the see? Well, if we found hungry growl of the ourselves in Nanaimo wolf and the purring on February 8, 1881, sound of the panther we’d see that this was reigned supreme. May a busy place. the old man enjoy rich Top story of the pastures and overflowCHRONICLES day was the death ing streams of pure T.W. Paterson of “Coal Tyhee,” the water in the happy aged member of the hunting grounds of Snunymeux who, more than any his kindred, and may his camp other single person, contributed fire never been extinguished.” to Nanaimo’s founding, 30-odd In 1881 James Dunsmuir, eldyears before, when he alerted the est son of the family that owned Hudson’s Bay Co. to the seashore the rich Wellington colliery, was coal deposits to be found here. not yet the reviled despot that “What mighty changes has he was to become in the eyes civilization made in this district of many. Proof of this was the since ‘Coal Tyehee,’ in a blan“sumptuous supper” given to ket perhaps, poked around the him in the Forester’s Hall by the beach in what is now the City residents of Wellington. He was of Nanaimo and discovered the presented with a gold watch, dusky diamonds that made her Mrs. Dunsmuir with a six-piece famous throughout the world,” silver tea service, upon his retiremarvelled the Free Press. “The ment from the underground primeval forest has given way to management of the Wellington macadamized roads, the stately Collieries, to assume charge of buildings and the magnificent the company’s shipping and loadworks of the Collieries. While ing business at Departure Bay.

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NDP hosting history prof, disccusion of politics

The Cowichan Valley NDP is inviting New Democrats and other local progressives to a special afternoon in Cobble Hill, Saturday, March 22, where they can socialize and enjoy a talk with guest speaker Gordon Hak, Professor of History at Vancouver Island University. Hak’s new book The Left in British Columbia: A History of Struggle provides a comprehensive history of progressive movements in British Columbia from the late

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Owen Wood slides over the line to score Cowichan’s second try against Nanaimo last Saturday. [KEVIN ROTHBAUER/CITIZEN]

Piggies do double duty in huge win KEVIN ROTHBAUER CITIZEN

It was doubly crucial for the Cowichan Piggies to win their First Division rugby game against the Nanaimo Hornets last Saturday. Because their previous meeting had been cancelled, it counted for eight points in the standings instead of the usual four. The Piggies claimed all eight points with an 18-6 victory. “We needed to win,” head coach Gord McGeachy said. “We’re fighting for first in the league. We’ve got two games left, and we pretty much have to run the table if we want to get home advantage in the playoffs. Getting eight points was massive.” Playing in a downpour, the Cowichan players had to battle not only their opponents by the elements as well. “The rain was a bit of an equalizer,” McGeachy said. “It’s very, very tough to get anything positive going when it’s raining that hard. It kind of prevented us

“We needed to win. We’re fighting for first in the league.” GORD MCGEACHY, Piggies head coach

from playing the kind of game we wanted to play.” Instead of playing the expansive game that has been their hallmark this season, the Piggies had to play a tighter style better suited to the Hornets, but things still went in Cowichan’s favour. Five minutes into the first half, Peter Budina beat several defenders before feeding the ball to Danny Hamstra, who scored under the posts. Cam Hall kicked the conversion and Cowichan led 7-0. The Hornets worked their way down the field and kicked a penalty goal, but the Piggies responded with back-to-back penalty goals from Hall. The teams kept battling, and

Nanaimo slotted another penalty. With about 15 minutes remaining in the half, the Piggies were finally able to get the ball out wide, and Owen Wood carried it over the line to cap the day’s scoring. The second half was akin to trench warfare as the teams focused on defence in the mire. “Things just got so bogged down in the rain and mud that it was hard to get any forward progress going,” McGeachy said. “As the game went on, things deteriorated even further.” The First Division Piggies have a bye this weekend, then head to Port Alberni on March 29 and host Velox on April 5. If Velox tops Nanaimo this weekend and Cowichan beats Alberni, the April 5 game will be for top spot. Also last Saturday, the Third Division Piggies won 42-0 in an exhibition against the upstart Vancouver Island University team playing its debut match. The Thirds visit Castaway Wanderers this weekend.

Sherry Spence carries the ball out of a scrum. [KEVIN ROTHBAUER/CITIZEN]

Tie as good as a victory for Cowichan senior women KEVIN ROTHBAUER CITIZEN

The final score may have been 24-24, but the Cowichan Rugby Football Club’s senior women are treating last Saturday’s test against Nanaimo as a victory. “This was a tough game, probably one of the toughest we will face this half, and we went into it knowing that,” captain Sherry Spence said. Cowichan suffered two injuries in the early going, and ended up playing short a player for most of the game. “Even though we ended up as a tie, playing down a player and ending in a tie, is a win in our minds,” Spence added. Players had to shift around to

cover for the absences, but didn’t let that affect their level of play. “Everyone played really hard, with a few players playing out of their preferred positions,” Spence said. The Cowichan players were able to funnel the ball to Carolyn Gudmundseth for three tries, while Stacey Collison had one, and Michelle Moore kicked two conversions. Lauren Nutt and Brandi Van Eeuwen were named Players of the Game. Unless they happen to meet in the playoffs, last Saturday’s game was the last between the Island rivals this season. Cowichan will head to the Mainland this Saturday to play Ridge Meadows.

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Curling in his own backyard, Wes Craig skipped his way to his second provincial championship of the year when his rink won the B.C. mixed title at Duncan’s Glen Harper Curling Centre last weekend. Craig calls Shawnigan Lake home and his rink was representing the Kerry Park Curling Club, but the Duncan club still holds a lot of meaning for him. “My son [Miles], who was playing with me, and my wife [Roz] learned to curl there,” said Wes, who grew up in Winnipeg. “We always have a lot of support in Duncan.” Rounding out the Craig foursome were Duncan’s Sarah Wark and Victoria’s Michelle Allen, while Roz helped out from the sidelines. With the exception of Allen, the rink was identical to the one that finished second at provincials two years ago. “My wife has played with us the last couple of years, but her knees were bad this year, so she ended up coaching,” Craig explained.

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Young T-Birds finish 11th at 4A provincials

Cowichan women crack Doug Day Cup semifinals, set to face Gorge

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Cowichan’s senior women’s soccer team is on to the Doug Day Cup semifinals this Sunday after splitting their last two firstround games last weekend. With a 2-1 record in the first round, Cowichan secured fourth place in the round robin, while scoring a tournament-high 12 goals over their three games. The goal total was boosted last Saturday as Cowichan defeated Saanich FC 7-1 at Evans Park thanks to four goals from Nicole Pugh, two from Ashley Stultz and one from Sarah Russ. After an early offensive outburst, Cowichan focused on defence once Saanich scored. “After that goal, the Cowichan defence started marking tighter, and Colleen Bob was able to transition the defence quickly to push up the line so that Saanich was caught offside,” Pugh said. “After the tightening of the defence, Saanich was barely able to get any good opportunities to score.” The following day, Cowichan battled to a 2-1 loss on the road against Gorge. “Unfortunately we had no subs, so it was difficult to keep a fast pace throughout the game,” Pugh said. “Gorge was able to get two fast breaks in the first half resulting in both goals.” Cowichan picked things up in the second half, stringing passes together and controlling the bulk of possession. Pugh fed the ball to Letitia Turlock, who buried it in the top corner, but Cowichan was

Despite their relative youth, the Cowichan Secondary Thunderbirds weren’t fazed during their trip to the provincial 4A basketball championships last week. “Being fairly young, and that we hadn’t been to the tournament for a few years, I was impressed with the boys,” coach Sandeep Heer said. “They weren’t nervous; they were loose, upbeat, and it showed in their play.” The T-Birds finished 11th, and Josh Charles averaged 29.5 points, the third-best total at the tournament. Cowichan’s first game last Wednesday put them against Holy Cross, who would go on to lose the final by just three points. The T-Birds trailed just 16-12 after the first quarter but Holy Cross won 91-59. Charles had 22 points and 12 rebounds, while Travis McDonald added 14 points and five boards. “One of the things with Holy Cross is that they weren’t only big like us, they were super athletic and really fast,” Heer said. “I don’t think there is another team like that in the province.” Cowichan bounced back on Thursday with a 55-50 win over Pitt Meadows. Charles posted 29 points and 11 rebounds, and McDonald chipped in with 12. “Pitt Meadows was ranked in the top 10 all year, so it was nice to get a win over them and show that we belong in the tournament,” Heer said. Cowichan led Kelowna 56-52 after three quarters on Friday, but Kelowna caught fire late and beat Cowichan 79-67. Charles led the way with 36 points and 10 rebounds, McDonald had 12 points and eight rebounds, and Braydon Aumen had five points, 10 boards and nine assists. The T-Birds ended the tournament on Saturday with a win, topping West Vancouver 66-59. Charles had 31 points and 16 rebounds, and McDonald had 17 points and 10 boards. “We kind of got to play at our pace that game,” Heer said. “It was a nice way to finish the tournament off.” Only three players are graduating from the team: Aumen, Sean Barrett and Gurjyot Grewal. The squad will return several key players, while adding players from the junior T-Birds team that also went to provincials. “It bodes well for us next year, playing in the Island final this year and going to B.C.’s,” Heer said. “I think next year’s team, if they keep focused, have the opportunity to do very well.”

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Darbi Aitchison keeps the ball moving against Saanich. [KEVIN ROTHBAUER/CITIZEN] unable to get the equalizer. “We had a few more opportunities but couldn’t get another goal,” Pugh said. Cowichan will get another chance to beat Gorge this Sunday when they visit Gorge at Hampton Park for a Doug Day Cup semifinal. The teams met once during league play, with Cowichan winning 3-0.

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