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Urban wildlife focus of UBCM workshop Oak Bay, Saanich seek direction on how to handle deer problem Ryan Flaherty News staff

“It provides friendship for me,” Larman says. “I’ve made a lot of friends here and the staff are just super.” This month Monterey Recreation Centre celebrates its 40th anniversary. A dinner and dance to mark the milestone are planned for Wednesday, Sept. 28.

For the second year in a row, the Union of British Columbia Municipalities is planning to address the issue of urban wildlife management at its annual convention. The topic has resurfaced, in part, due to complaints from Oak Bay residents, including Coun. John Herbert, about the encroachment of deer into the community, and frustration at the confusion over who bears responsibility for the management of nuisance wildlife. In response, the UBCM has scheduled a workshop at the conven■ Most deer in the Capital tion which will focus on Region are Columbian the management chalblack-tail, a close relative lenges, policies, soluof the mule deer. tions and responsibili■ There are between ties of various parties 150,000 and 250,000 with respect to urban black-tailed deer living in wildlife. B.C. “There are jurisdic■ Black-tailed deer typically tional issues,” said travel alone or in small UBCM spokesperson groups. Paul Taylor. ■ Females generally give “While the responbirth to two fawns each sibility for managing year. wildlife lies with the Source: B.C. Ministry of province, the greatest Forests, Lands and Natural impact is in the indiResource Operations vidual communities. You’ve got taxpayers that are saying ‘we need some action’, so where do they go? They don’t go to the province. They go to their local governments.” Oak Bay is the most recent municipality in Greater Victoria to request that the Capital Regional District create a regional management strategy to deal with deer. The CRD is in the midst of gathering data from conservation officers, law enforcement and ICBC to determine what, if any, steps to take.

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Monterey Recreation Centre volunteers Joyce Bevan, left, and Helen Larman sit in the garden court.

Monterey turns 40 What started as a place for seniors to play bridge has been transformed into an 18,000-square-foot hub of activity Vivian Moreau News staff

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elen Larman was never one to join groups or societies. But after her husband died 40 years ago, she had the impetus to join the Monterey Centre. “I wanted to do some volunteering and I thought it is right here in Oak Bay, close to home. I was thrilled (that it was available),” she says.

Larman was 51 when she got involved – she greeted members at the front desk. She went on to volunteer for 16 years as a cashier in the cafeteria and filled in on occasion as a hostess for events. Now 91, she’s given up volunteering, but still stops by several times a week for lunch in the recreation centre’s Fern Café. She’s one of the longest-standing members at the centre.

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Cyclist scores an ‘A-plus’ Oak Bay teen accomplishes strenuous cross-country test Ryan Flaherty

it makes me appreciate things so much more. “I never foresaw (that) the mental aspect would He started in Tsawbe so important in getwassen on Aug. 6. ting me up when I had Thirty days and more to climb 100 kilometres than 4,400 kilometres with nothing left.” later, Adam Beaudoin Beaudoin was alone for completed his journey, five days early on in the riding his bike onto the trip, when he tackled the campus of Queens Unimountains of southern versity in Kingston, Ont. B.C. But the rest of the on Sept. 4. time he had his family Word of Beaudoin’s close by, at times being marathon ride had joined on the road by his already reached the unifather and brother. versity and over 100 stu“The ride wouldn’t be dents and faculty mempossible without them,” bers were there to greet he told a Kingston telehim when he arrived. vision station shortly Despite the monuafter arriving. “I’m only mental effort required to make it on time, Photo submitted half the kid. They’re the Beaudoin, 18, still had Adam Beaudoin visits the Terry Fox other half.” Beaudoin’s mother, the energy to do a cele- memorial in Thunder Bay, Ont. on Day 20 bratory dance and make of his 30-day ride from Tsawwassen to Ann Marcotte, was with a brief speech to the Kingston. “I have two heroes: Terry and him for nearly the entire trip, providing meals and group of supporters. my mom,” Beaudoin wrote on his blog. finding a place to sleep His arrival marked the culmination of a plan that changes as a result of his ride. each night. “It’s been great to have the took shape earlier this sum- His lower body has become mer. After two of his aunts and more muscular – he jokingly time with him,” she said. “I’m a close friend were diagnosed refers to his bulked-up quadri- proud of him. It’s just amazwith different types of cancer, ceps as ‘Lance and Thor’ – and ing watching him do what he the Oak Bay teen decided to do he’s lost much of what little does.” And now Beaudoin is taking something out of the ordinary body fat he had before setting on a challenge of a very differto raise money for the B.C. Can- out. But it’s the mental changes ent kind: starting his new life cer Agency. To date, he has raised more which have been the most pro- as a university student – but found, he said. “I have a whole one with a truly unique story of than $35,000. Not surprisingly, Beaudoin new appreciation for life. I didn’t how he got there. editor@oakbaynews.com has undergone some physical think this would happen, but

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Business as usual in classrooms Natalie North News staff

One week into the new school year, the ongoing teachers’ strike hasn’t dampened the enthusiasm of students getting back into classrooms. “There’s always a buzz at the beginning of the school year,” said John Gaiptman, superintendent for Greater Victoria schools. “Students are excited. Educators are excited. I think the tone has been excellent.” The school year started Sept. 6 with a limited teachers’ strike,

after the B.C. Teachers’ Federation and B.C. Public School Employers’ Association failed to reach an agreement through collective bargaining over the summer. The contract with B.C.’s 40,000 teachers expired on June 30. During phase 1 of job action, teachers are preparing and teaching lessons, but are abstaining from administrative duties, such as attending staff meetings and later on, preparing report cards. Gaiptman said, however, “At this point, students and teachers should not notice any differ-

ence as to what’s transpiring in classes in Greater Victoria.” But textbook distribution is one of the administrative duties creating challenges, said Tara Ehrcke, president of the Greater Victoria Teacher’s Association. As for the numbers, 90,740 students are enrolled in the district this year, up 40 from 2010-11. The increase marks the second year of slight gains in enrolment. There were 50 more students last year than 2009-10 between kindergarten and Grade 12. nnorth@saanichnews.com

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Setting the pace Dylan Wykes pounds along during the inaugural McNeill Bay Half Marathon on Saturday. Wykes won by more than two minutes over the second-place finisher in the 160-runner field. See sports, Page A18.

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Lodge open house set Baptist Housing, which is proposing to run a new Oak Bay Lodge, hosts an open house Saturday (Sept. 17) from 10 a.m. to noon at Marion Gardens, 1976 Bee St. The event is an opportunity for the public to have their say on the proposed design of the new 320bed lodge, which would be built on

the site of the current facility. Representatives from Baptist Housing, the Capital Regional Hospital District and the Vancouver Island Health Authority will be on hand to answer questions about the development, which would feature dementia care and long-term residential care facilities, but no independent living housing, a feature of the current lodge.

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A traditional roast beef dinner will be served and the Swiftsure Big Band will get everyone out on the dance floor. The centre was formed from very humble beginnings, says Lesley Cobus, a Monterey staffer since 1993. “It was a group of likeminded seniors who said ‘We need a place to do our own thing,’” she says. The group began meeting in 1960 to play bridge in the Guide Hall beside Fireman’s Park. Membership in the Old Age Pensioners’ Club was limited to 65 and fees were $1 a year. Monterey Centre member Joyce Bevan, who has

been researching the centre’s history all summer for a presentation screening at the gala, says OAP club members lobbied Oak Bay council for a designated building. In 1968, the municipality purchased the estate home known as Kimbolton at 1442 Monterey Ave. for $50,000. In 1971, the Oak Bay Seniors Activity Centre opened on the property. It’s gone through several name changes and renovations since then, including a $1.2-million, 7,500 squarefoot expansion in 1990, a glassed-in courtyard in 2001 and an elevator in 2010. The Oak Bay branch of the Greater Victoria Pub-

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lic Library is attached, as well as a Hampshire Road house that the municipality purchased in the 1970s. Renamed Monterey Recreation Centre in 2009, it still caters to retirees during the day and in the evening offers over 200 classes for anyone over 19. That the centre continues to survive is “a testament to the power of people who want to make a difference,” Cobus says. Tickets for the anniversary gala are $20 for members and $23 for guests. They’re available at the centre desk at 1442 Monterey Ave. Call 250-370-7300 or visit www.recreation.oakbaybc. org for more information. vmoreau@oakbaynews.com

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The Capital Region is a cycling paradise, but there are still plenty of great places to pedal that are largely unknown to much of the two-wheeled set. The Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition wants to change that, and has planned the Victoria’s Secrets Tour. The 20-kilometre ride will take participants on a route that includes some of the area’s hidden jewels. The event begins at the Centennial Square fountain in Victoria at 10 a.m. this Sunday (Sept. 18) and finishes back there at 2 p.m. There will be a midway break and riders are encouraged to pack a lunch. For more information, call 250592-3631 or email gvcc@gvcc.bc. editor@oakbaynews.com

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MS surgery helpful, if not miraculous

Orthotist Emily Northcote shows off a brace at the spasticity clinic in Queen Alexandra Hospital. The clinic aims to increase autonomy in patients with multiple sclerosis and other diseases through the use of Botox, physiotherapy and bracing as well as careful video monitoring as seen on the screen.

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The results haven’t proven life changing, but at the very least the constant wondering has been resolved. On May 16, Kate Day travelled to the Vascular Access Centre in Seattle for liberation therapy to open up her veins narrowed by multiple sclerosis. The procedure is not approved in Canada, and the Esquimalt Neighbourhood House raised almost all of the $7,000 cost for the procedure and travel. “I thought the whole thing was very exciting,” said Day. The doctor enters the vein through the groin area, during which time the patient is conscious. “Yeah – you’re awake but you have lots of drugs in you,” Day said. The only thing she remembers from the surgery is the doctor saying ‘Oh wow, look at that.’” “What he was talking about was the vein that drains the spinal fluids, and that was 90-percent narrowed,” she said. For the first two months post operation, she saw noticeable results. “I still used my cane but I was a lot faster and I could lift my left leg more than I ever could for quite some time,” she said. Since mid-July, however, the benefits have waned. She still feels minor improvements in her mobility and suffers less of what MS patients call “brain fog.” Despite not experiencing

“earth shattering” results, Day has no regrets. “I’m extremely happy that I had the operation,” she said. “You are able to take your own health in your own hands and try something. Otherwise, you sit back and think, ‘I wonder if it could have helped me.’” Having explored this avenue, Day is now trying something different right here at home. She is one of 22 patients so far accepted into a $200,000 study to increase her mobility. Caroline Quartly is medical director of the Spasticity Clinic, lodged at the Queen Alexan- Kate Day dra Hospital. “It’s my baby,” she says with the passion of someone out to change the system. Together with the University of Victoria’s School of Exercise Science, Physical Health and Education, the medical director is still on the hunt for stroke, MS, cerebral palsy and other patients with limb spasticity willing to try out a new approach to standard treatments. These patients traditionally get treated with Botox to relax the muscle, physiotherapy to stretch the muscle, and a brace to improve the efficiency of the movement. The problem, Quartly said, is these services

are typically accessed sequentially instead of in a co-ordinated fashion. Her clinic brings all these experts together and monitors the results closely. The goal, she said, is to increase fitness and autonomy for the patient. “We are not curing the disease.” Patients’ gaits are filmed in order to map progress using the same quality of video camera used to film Olympic sports. “I really do feel that we have a responsibility, when health-care dollars are so limited, to make sure that what we’re doing is in actual fact effective,” Quartly said. “We don’t want braces that are thrown in the garbage. We don’t want money wasted on Botox that isn’t toward a specific goal, and we don’t want to raise people’s false hopes.” Day is signed up to get her first Botox treatment later this month. She said she’s impressed with the program so far. But she’s not stopping there. She’s open to any recourse available, whether it be an exercise regimen or even another surgery. “I just keep hacking away at it.” rholmen@vicnews.com

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They’ve also solicited public feedback to get an anecdotal snapshot of the impact deer have on urban life. But they’ve stopped short of committing to creating a deer management strategy. Among the panelists at the UBCM workshop will be representatives from the City of Cranbrook, which has made significant progress with its deer problem. The hope is that other municipalities will be

able to learn from their experience and begin working collaboratively with the province, rather than engaging in a jurisdictional battle. “There’s still the mentality that it’s a provincial issue,” said Cranbrook spokesperson Chris Zettel. “But when we got to the point where we gave them the strategy and they said they’d meet us halfway, that was a big step forward. Suddenly the roadblock fell.” Cranbrook’s plan includes culling some of the problem

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deer, capturing and relocating others, and allowing a perimeter hunt during regular hunting season. The city has also launched a public education campaign and is forming a permanent committee to manage the plan. Oak Bay Mayor Christopher Causton, who will chair the workshop, would ideally like to see the CRD follow Cranbrook’s lead, but said his community can only wait so long for a solution. “The CRD is being

very slow on this, and in spite of pushing them, we’re not seeing the kind of action that residents in Oak Bay expect,” he said. “I’m leery of starting local, but unless we see some action from the CRD soon, we’re going to have to take some (steps) on our own. “This is not about gardens, this is about safety,” he added. “It’s about wildlife being at large in unexpected places and causing potential danger to humans, especially children.” editor@oakbaynews.com

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Ten artists will unveil 10 of their largest paintings – square canvases range from 1.2 metres wide to 2.4 metres – at a reception on Sunday (Sept. 18) at The Avenue Gallery. The opening for Go Big or Go Home! happens from noon to 3 p.m. at 2184 Oak Bay Ave. Artists Adelle Andrews, Rob Elphinstone, David Graff, Mark Heine and others will be in attendance. The show runs until Sept. 30. Opening hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. vmoreau@oakbaynews.com

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When reading, you should be seated at a desk or in a comfortable chair, not lying on your stomach or on your side. Your back should have a normal curve and not be scrunched or propped up with one arm. If used for a long time the horizontal reading position can seem normal, even though it causes eyestrain. The visual system gets used to a distorted perspective, but the muscles which coordinate the eyes have to work hard to prevent double vision. Once you decide to be in a comfortable chair, you need to consider what kind it will be. It should permit the feet to be flat on the floor. If the feet do not reach, try a phone book under them. The lower back should be supported, and the desk or table should be at waist level when the person is seated. Working at a surface that is too high gives a similar distortion to viewing a movie from the front row, far side. You know how uncomfortable that can be, not only on your neck but on your eyes as well. A rule of thumb is that the reading distance should be no shorter than the length of your forearm. Be good to your eyes, they are the only two you will ever have.

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Meat in shoes confirmed as non-human Oak Bay Police Department received five separate calls regarding shoes containing bones or meat washing up on shore last week. The contents were examined and in all of the cases, the meat was found to not be human, but pork and chicken. Police continue to investigate the appearance of the shoes and consider the actions public mischief. Anyone with information on the source of the shoes is asked to contact Oak Bay police at 250-592-2424 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222TIPS (8477).

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Three vehicles that were reported missing between late August and last week were found by Oak Bay and Victoria

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police last week. A van stolen from an Eastdowne residence was found on one of the baseball fields at Carnarvon Park. The owner confirmed that the keys were left in the ignition. On Sept. 6, VicPD officers discovered a vehicle on Balmoral Road that had been reported stolen the night before from the 500-block Transit Road. On Sept. 7, Victoria officers stopped a man driving a vehicle listed as stolen from Florence Street in Oak Bay last month. The driver was arrested and faces several criminal charges.

Vancouver author and legal advocate Bruce Fraser will read from his latest book at the Oak Bay library at 7 p.m. Sept. 29. On Potato Mountain is

Of nine thefts from vehicles reported to police last week, eight of the owners admitted they had left them unlocked. Among the property stolen were an empty Louis Vuitton purse, an expensive survival kit, a Garmin GPS, an iPod, tools, a laptop computer and a power washer. Police remind residents and visitors to lock their vehicles, even if only leaving for a short time. Police also investigated five residential break-and-enters, including four in which the owners left a door unlocked. Unsecured homes on Lyn Crescent (Sept. 6), Granite Street and Somass Drive (both Sept. 8), and Lorne Terrace (Sept. 9) were targeted, with laptop computers and jewelry the main items stolen.

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Civic elections about community With two months to go before voters go to the polls to select their municipal mayors and councils, we see some interesting races shaping up around the Capital Region. Oak Bay could have a new mayor, if Christopher Causton sticks to his decision to step aside, a move he first announced last year. Saanich could see the tightest mayoral race in years with former councillor and MLA David Cubberley preparing to challenge incumbent Frank Leonard. We hope to see other personalities and races emerge once the candidate registration deadline for the Nov. 19 election passes in a few weeks’ time. For those who don’t intend to run for office, but want to follow the action, there will be various ways to do so, not least of which is to watch the online and print versions of the News. That said, it’s also important for readers to know that the rules change for publishing opinions during an election campaign. Eliminating bias is the goal of this newspaper and others, so letters to the editor and op-ed columns cannot be seen as favouring any individual or group of candidates. Conversely, letters from candidates criticizing the work or decisions of a sitting member of council will not be published. Such a policy levels the playing field and forces all candidates to get their message out to the public themselves, without assistance from the media. News stories including comments made at candidate forums are a different story, however. Such meetings are public events and reporters attend them to help give readers a sense of where mayoral and councillor candidates stand on certain issues. We aim to be as fair as possible when it comes to covering all election campaigns. In a sense, we feel a special obligation to report closely on civic campaigns, which are grassroots political events that we can all participate in. Of the three levels of elections, they reflect community the best. What do you think? Give us your comments by e-mail: editor@oakbaynews.com or fax 250-386-2624. All letters must have a name and a telephone number for verification. The Oak Bay News is a member of the British Columbia Press Council, a self-regulatory body governing the province’s newspaper industry. The council considers complaints from the public about the conduct of member newspapers. If talking with the editor or publisher does not resolve your complaint about coverage or story treatment, you may contact the B.C. Press Council. Your written concern, with documentation, should be sent to B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby St., Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www.bcpresscouncil.org.

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Power producers plead their case through Canada’s Arctic and the sea B.C.’s private power producers route north of Russia “appear to be held a news conference here in the open.” capital last week, to plead with the Another supporter is Judith B.C. government not to back down Sayers, a former chief from its target of selffrom Nuu-Chah-Nulth sufficiency in clean energy territory on Vancouver by 2016. Island, who now teaches The review panel aboriginal law at the looking at B.C. Hydro University of Victoria. She rates recommended that talked about how a small one way the utility might hydro power project near save money would be to Port Alberni allowed her change the definition of people to learn business self-sufficiency. Currently and leave a light footprint that means having enough on land recovering from domestic clean electricity Tom Fletcher a century of industrial supply even in low water B.C. Views logging. And she said that years. more than half of the First The B.C. Clean Nations in B.C. now have Energy Association was some interest in a power project. supported by University of Victoria Association president Paul Kariya climate scientist Andrew Weaver, explained how critics, notably the who wants B.C. to continue to NDP’s John Horgan, manipulate develop its unique clean energy rate figures to create an impression resources. That will reduce B.C. that independent power is hugely Hydro’s reliance on the open overpriced. electricity market, and help to One out of three proposals never reduce demand for further coal and makes it to production. B.C.’s natural gas generation. Weaver says people still skeptical second wind farm, the Dokie project near Chetwynd, went broke, then about climate change should check was taken over and completed by out the current state of Arctic sea ice. It has retreated drastically again Plutonic Power Corp and General Electric. this summer and may reach an Here’s an indication of how even smaller size than it did in 2007, quickly the clean energy field is which was the biggest melt since evolving: This year Plutonic merged satellite records became available with Magma Energy Corp., which in 1979. The five greatest ice retreats have has geothermal assets in Iceland and Nevada. The merged company, been in the past five years. Alterra Power Corp., has backed The U.S. National Snow and away from the vast Bute Inlet run-ofIce Data Centre reported Sept. 6 river proposal on the B.C. coast, but that both the Northwest Passage

its nearby East Toba and Montrose river generators and the Dokie wind farm have performed better than expected. The Bute project won’t go anywhere until the North American power market changes dramatically. Currently the market is low, due mainly to an abundance of cheap natural gas and governmentsubsidized wind power in the U.S. Horgan claims private investment is a nefarious scheme to create a “parallel generating system” for private profit. That seems to be his key criterion for acceptable small hydro: as long as nobody makes a profit. Professional environmentalists claim rivers have been destroyed. Their favourite villain, Ashlu Creek near Squamish, has been running smoothly for nearly two years, its critics silenced. A new run-ofriver cluster around Harrison Lake has energized two remote native villages. I’ve seen these things, from construction stage to mature operation. If that’s your idea of devastation, you should get out more, and acquaint yourself with the history of logging in particular. And if you’re going to insinuate that this is political corruption, as Horgan does, you need a better case than the flimsy one he has presented so far. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com. tfletcher@blackpress.ca twitter.com/tomfletcherbc

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HEALTHY HEARING

Return playgrounds to nature Premier Christy Clark has announced $8 million for upgrading school playgrounds. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if “upgrades” meant not more plastic slides and climbing things, but a wider vision of what the grounds for children’s play could involve? What if schools were to sponsor nature-based play? That would mean play in meadows and woods, among bird feeders, tiny fish ponds, hollow logs and low labyrinths created by interesting shrubs. What if schools used their grounds not just for recess and sports, but for tracking and counting migrating birds and nests? Think of the specimens students could find to put

under microscopes in the classroom, think of what they could learn from schoolyard thermometers and sundials, from going out with collecting jars, sketch pads and story journals? Nature has always fed science, art and literature. Some Victoria schools (Sir James Douglas and Cloverdale) have intriguing natural rock for kids to play on, but others, such as James Bay elementary, have nothing but blank, flat concrete and climbing equipment. As housing densifies and new parks fail to be created by municipalities, schoolyards become an ever-more significant portion of total urban green space. They should not be wasted by being blacktopped.

Research tells us that time spent in nature makes children more relaxed, focused and refreshed for classroom learning. No urban space is completely natural, but schools could do a lot better in becoming an oasis of greenspace in a paved, artificial, largely indoor world. The B.C. Teachers Federation has pronounced the premier’s focus on playgrounds myopic. But in fact it could be the start of something transformative both to urban landscapes and to kids’ recreational lives, if only schools could shift the emphasize from monkey bars to the benefits of nature-play. S.B. Julian Victoria

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Trust Your Hearing to An Audiologist Edward Storzer, M.Sc., Registered Audiologist, has been a practicing audiologist with us for nine years. He first worked with the McNeill Audiology team during a summer externship as a graduate student in the UBC audiology program. He has undertaken research and coauthored a published paper on auditory processing in adults. He grew up in Victoria, and feels privileged to be able to provide hearing services to members of this community.

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Readers respond: Halibut, Ida Chong, Oak Bay UFO Last month’s announcement of a shut-down of recreational fishing is terrible news for coastal communities. Our company operates a number of businesses on the coast of British Columbia, including sports fishing resorts and marinas. Several of these businesses will be severely impacted by this closure. Our employees will soon be dealing with guests that are unable to fulfill their plans to fish halibut, guests that in many cases travelled from great distances, at great expense, to have that experience. We’re also dealing with cancellations. We’ll no doubt be cutting back staffing levels accordingly, resulting in a ripple effect of lost economic activity for these communities where our employees live, work and spend money. In difficult economic times, the results of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans’s policy are completely contradictory to the Government of Canada’s attempts to provide economic stimulus. It’s quite simple. The recreational sector, based on its contribution to the Canadian economy, needs more than 12 per cent of the allowable catch. We are by no means advocating higher catch limits than what is prescribed at the beginning of each fishing season for halibut. We just need a bigger slice of the pie to stay in business. Our friends in the commercial sector will also argue that they need to make a living. We wholeheartedly agree. Unfortunately, what has occurred by the protection

of this halibut quota is that the quota holders are literally making hundreds of thousands of dollars selling their quota (which was acquired for free) every year. Less than one-third of these quota holders actually fish. So in truth, DFO is really protecting big business and quota traders, not the livelihoods of commercial fishermen. If things don’t change, how could we interpret a perpetuation of the existing halibut allocation policy to be anything other than DFO being influenced more by big business and quota traders than by the economic and social needs of thousands in coastal communities? Then there’s DFO’s “experimental fishery,” which is essentially the recreational sector paying big business and quota traders for a right to catch some of their “gifted” halibut quota. Surely DFO can’t be serious? Lanny Sawchuk executive vice-president, chief operations officer Oak Bay Marine Group

MLA misses point of HST referendum Re: HST vote split along party lines (News, Aug. 31) Liberal MLA Ida Chong says the HST vote failed partly because explaining tax policy to the public is “complicated and hard to understand.” Chong has an arrogance only surpassed by the former premier. As a non-aligned, reasonably intelligent person, I would like a full apology from those MLAs who misled the public by instituting the HST right after an

election in which they said the HST was not on the agenda. Perhaps the need for public consultation is hard to understand for former accountants? Eric Jones Oak Bay

Parks dept. project enjoyable for residents Oak Bay has many hidden treasures. Among them are the group of imaginative, creative and playful workers from the parks and public works department who have produced the whimsical, ever-changing floral story of the UFO at the corner of Fort Street and Foul Bay Road. Each day, we watch to see what will happen next. Thank you to whomever does this work. It is so wonderful to live in a community that can see the fun side of life. Andrea Swan Oak Bay

Letters to the editor The News welcomes opinions and comments. Letters should discuss issues and stories covered in the News and be 300 words or less. The News reserves the right to edit letters for style, legality, length and taste. The News will not print anonymous letters. Please enclose your phone number for verification of your letter. ■ Mail: Letters to the Editor, Oak Bay News, 818 Broughton St., Victoria, V8W 1E4 ■ Fax: 386-2624 ■ E-mail: editor@oakbaynews.com

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Six in running for CPR tenancy Oak Bay Marine Group’s Bob Wright still among suitors Roszan Holmen News staff

Tenancy of the CPR Steamship building is still up in air as renovations near completion. There are six parties vying to lease the main floor, and varying portions of upper floors, in the building on the Inner Harbour at 463 Belleville St. “We’re having lots of conversations and they’re getting more and more serious,” said Ray Parks, CEO of the Provincial Capital Commission, which manages the historic terminal. Despite an earlier goal to select

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Renovations on the former CPR Steamship building on Belleville Street are nearly done. tenants by August, there is no longer a firm deadline. Parks, however, said tenants would be selected within the

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After the initial proposals were rejected, Wright publicly criticized Parks for his handling of the process. His criticisms continue, saying he’s been waiting for additional information since June, leaving him unsure where his application stands. When contacted Tuesday, however, Parks was unaware of any miscommunication. Parks estimates renovations to the building will be complete within one month. In November 2009, the provincial and federal governments announced a $3-million contribution to upgrade the building to modern earthquake standards. The March 2011 deadline was extended and the contribution upped to $5 million when work crews discovered more deterioration than expected. rholmen@vicnews.com


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ried over from the previous year. News staff “We are in the middle of a huge renewal program Postal workers would and a changing time,” said like to apologize. They’re Canada Post spokesperson sorry for poor delivery Anick Losier from Ottawa. times, said Janet Barney, “It doesn’t come withpresident of the local out hiccups, that’s for sure. branch of the Canadian We’re trying to do these Union of Postal Workers. changes so we can continue She also wants to apoloto deliver, but also do it in a gize specifically to Muriel way that’s financially susJean Veinot, 86, who called tainable. If we go into debt, the News when it took nine the taxpayers are going to and 12 days to deliver two letters within Victoria. Don Denton/News staff be paying for that.” Barney said that in addi“(But) our hands are Victoria CUPW local 850 president, Janet really tied,” Barney said. Barney, stands next to a residential tion to moving the process“We know what the prob- post box. She is concerned about poor ing plant, Canada Post has lem is, why people aren’t postal service in Victoria, but blames told its employees they cangetting their mail. They’re Canada Post for changing the way mail not work overtime, meaning carriers don’t always not staffing routes. Our is distributed on the Island. finish their routes. mail gets shipped to VanShe said the union has amassed couver and it’s not prioritized ver, so a large volume of local-toover there. We don’t control it local mail is sorted on the Lower stacks of grievances from workon this end, so we don’t know Mainland. This resulted in 60 ers, but those go unaddressed by the employer. jobs being axed locally. what happens (to it).” Barney said Canadians In addition, Canada Post Like Veinot, Barney said, postal workers are frustrated with the posted its best net income ever unhappy with Canada Post’s serservice. The problem, according in 2010, boasting a profit of $439 vices should write to their MPs, to the union, is that last spring million – although the Crown cor- who can bring the issues to ParCanada Post moved its main poration clarified that includes liament for discussion. mail processing plant to Vancou- a $192-million income tax carecardone@vicnews.com

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Mental health gets nearly $1M boost Courtnall events continue to raise funds and awareness Erin McCracken News staff

The Courtnall brothers measure their success by the stories people tell them. Still, after donating $900,000 to the Victoria Hospital Foundation last week, their fundraising efforts are as successful as their fight to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness. “It’s so much more than the money, but the money’s a necessity to create the end result,” said Oak Bay resident Bruce Courtnall, who worked side-byside with brothers and former NHL players Russ and Geoff to make their third Courtnall Celebrity Classic, held in July, a triumph. The funds will pay for hightech patient beds, furniture without sharp edges, lifts and slings, a closed-circuit TV system and emergency call buttons, for example, for five mental health units at the Royal Jubilee Hospital’s state-of-the-art Patient Care Centre, which opened earlier this year. “The best part is the individuals who continue to come up to us and talk about their experiences (with mental illness),” Bruce said. “More and more people are finding the strength to talk

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The Courtnall brothers, Geoff, left, Russ and Bruce helped make the third Courtnall Celebrity Classic a success with their personal story and connections. about their situation.” The golf tournament, red carpet gala dinner and radiothon proved to be a huge investment of time, but the brothers say their journey has been rewarding in many ways. “All that hard work, it makes you feel good when you’re helping someone else,” Bruce said. “When you’re dealing with something from the heart, it’s easier.” Though he shied away from revealing whether a fourth Courtnall Celebrity Classic is in the cards, Bruce said the recent achievement is encouraging. The brothers are all too pain-

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Rotary gets In Tune to help Ugandan development This Saturday (Sept. 17), the Rotary Club of Saanich presents In Tune, a benefit concert at the McPherson Playhouse. Performers include Ugandan artist Kinobe, Victoria’s Jordan Hanson and the South

Cordova Bay condo top prize in lottery Erin Cardone News staff

A deluxe condominium in Cordova Bay is one of the grand prizes for this year’s Dream Lottery for B.C. Children’s Hospitals. The condo at 758 Sayward Terr., assessed at more than $900,000, is one of five grand-prize options in the lottery, and comes with a trip to England and a BMW. Remaining viewing times for the property are noon to 4 p.m. on Sept. 24 and 25 and Oct. 1 and 2. Other prize houses are in the Langley area or in Vancouver’s Coal Harbour. The final entry deadline is Oct. 7 and the draw happens Oct. 31. Tickets are limited, and ticket-holders have a one-in-288,000 chance of winning a grand prize. For prices and information, please go to bcchildren.com. ecardone@vicnews.com

Park School Children’s Choir. The event is a fundraiser for Rotary micro-lending and development projects. It features an information fair at the McPherson, as well as a raffle for a Ugandan tour package.

Among the organizations represented in the fair is the recently formed Primary Schools for Africa. The event is a chance to see Kinobe, a world-class performer and ambassador for

Ugandan artist Kinobe headlines this weekend’s In Tune concert.

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Tradition key for Victoria Baroque ensemble Playing 18th-century music on similar-era instruments keeps things interesting for local musicians Roszan Holmen News staff

When Soile Stratkauskas takes the stage on Sept. 18, she’ll bring her wooden flute. Unlike modern metal flutes, her instrument – styled after those produced in the 18th century – has holes rather than keys. The resulting sound is softer and more mellow, said Stratkauskas, who studied early music. She and five other musicians formed the Victoria Baroque Players this year, with the aim of performing high-quality Baroque music using local talent. They first performed in April and are now launching a series of concerts themed around Bach’s cantatas and concertos. The initial performance takes place Sunday (Sept. 18) at St. John the Divine Anglican church on Quadra Street. “We are really privileged to have soloist (and Victoria resident) Nancy Argenta singing with

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Baroque musicians Mieka Michaux, left, Soile Stratkauskas and Martin Bonham relax in the garden of Saint John the Divine Anglican Church. They perform at the church Sept. 18. us – (she) is really internationally known,” Stratkauskas said. “And (we’re) lucky to have (Toronto-

based) harpsichordist Christopher Bagan come and play with us. He is an excellent musician and

is probably going to go quite far.” The church is a fitting venue, said Stratkauskas. “I really enjoy playing Bach in a church, because these contatas were written to be performed in a church service.” All members of the ensemble will play instruments either styled after, or actually manufactured during the Baroque period – a roughly 150-year span between 1600 and 1750. The stringed instruments, as an example, feature gut strings rather the more modern nylon material. The overall musical experience is more like speech and notes take on more shape, Stratkauskas said. “On a Baroque flute, each note is slightly different. You can’t blow as strongly for all the notes … so you have to be really sensitive to the instrument. “The composers were really aware of this. Bach, for instance, knew what the notes sound like and he would use that to his advantage. If he wanted a particu-

lar colour, then he would write in a particular key.” While the difference between B major and B flat major is minimal on a modern flute, it’s significant on the more primitive wooden flute, she said. “It’s kind of my love, the sound of the wooden flute.” rholmen@vicnews.com

Mark your calendar ■ Concert by the Victoria Baroque Players: Bach and Argenta ■ Date: Sunday Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m. ■ Venue: St John the Divine Anglican Church, 1611 Quadra St. ■ More information: www. victoria-baroque.com ■ Tickets: $20 for adults, $5 for students and children.

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Butler, Bolen prizes up for grabs Local authors vie for $5,000 awards

Brothers Supplies in 2004. It goes to the best fiction, non-fiction or poetry book written by a Greater Victoria author and published the previous year. Vivian Moreau Other nominees include Carla News staff Funk’s poetry book apologetic, and Author Jack Hodgins has non-fiction works by Stephen Hume earned a dozen literary awards (A Walk with the Rainy Sisters), Sylin his career, but admits it never via Olsen (Working with Wool) and John Schreiber (Old becomes old hat to be Lives: In the Chilcotin nominated. Backcountry). “Each time there’s Also to be awarded a different reason to at a gala ceremony be pleased or excited. Oct. 12 at the Union And also you want Club in Victoria is some kind of feedback the 2011 Bolen Books that suggests you’re Children’s Book Prize. not losing it,” the The three finalSaanich resident said, ists for that honour after being nominated and the $5,000 prize for the 2011 City of are illustrator Kristi Victoria Butler Book Bridgeman (Uirapuru) Prize. “It would be discouraging if your Don Denton/News staff and authors Sarah N. first couple of books Jack Hodgins’ novel Harvey (Death Benewon awards and then The Master of Happy fits) and Arthur John nothing else ever hap- Endings, is up for the Stewart (Odd Ball). The ceremony is pened.” Butler Book Prize. open to the public Hodgins’ novel, The Master of Happy Endings, is among and begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets five works nominated for the prize, are $15 and are available at Munro’s Books, Bolen Books and Ivy’s which comes with $5,000. The award was established by Bookshop. the City of Victoria and Butler vmoreau@oakbaynews.com

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Victoria’s Gettin’ Higher Choir is looking for new members. Co-directed by Shivon Robinsong and Denis Donnelly, the nonaudition choir welcomes all ranges of voices. No experience is necessary for this group, which makes choral music in a fun, social setting that also offers up musical challenges. The fall season starts Sept. 19, with singers’ choice of evenings – Monday in Central Saanich, or Tuesdays and Thursdays in James Bay. For details visit www. gettinhigherchoir.ca, email bill@gettinhigherchoir.ca or call 250-9204160. vmoreau@oakbaynews.com

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Warrior’s game Former CastawayWanderer Joe Fuailefeau tosses a ball during a rugby game at MacDonald Park on Saturday. Fuailefeau represented his native Samoa as a national player in the 1980s and is keenly following Canada and the Pacific Island nations in the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

War dances and the Rugby World Cup put Pacific Islands culture on display Travis Paterson News staff

No sport puts the Pacific Island nations on the world stage like rugby and nothing in rugby is more iconic than the New Zealand All Blacks’ Haka. As if playing the world’s No. 1 ranked rugby union team isn’t frightening enough, players of the opposing team are invited to honour the intimidating warrior ritual as a challenge in the final moments leading up to the kickoff. Canada played their first Rugby World Cup game against Tonga on Tuesday (the game will be replayed on TSN at 5 p.m. today, Sept. 14) and play France on Sunday (to be aired live at 1 a.m. and replayed at 1 p.m.). Opposition pundits, particularly from arch-rival Australia, have often debated the fairness of the Haka’s threatening gestures as an advantage in the sports’ macho culture. But it’s a ceremony, and, as the Canadian players are finding out, a rich part of Pacific Islands’ culture. Plus, New Zealand hasn’t won the Rugby World Cup since hosting the first one in 1987. The All Blacks are also just one of many nations to use it. Against Tonga the Canadians lined up to witness the Sipi Tau. Just as menacing as the Hakas (the All Blacks use two), the Sipi Tau made headlines on opening day (Sept. 9) as it ran simultaneous to the Haka. Upon arrival in New Zealand, the Canadian team was greeted with a ceremonial Maori dance. Then during a recent visit to the Bay of Islands College in Kawakawa, teenagers impressed the Canadians with a Haka before sharing in a game of touch rugby. In appreciation, the students from the same school even wrote a new Haka for the Canadians to use. Joe Fuailefeau, a Samoan who long ago relocated to Victoria and has found a

Canada RWC sked ■ vs. Tonga, Sept. 14 ■ vs. France, Sept. 18 ■ vs. Japan, Sept. 27 ■ vs. New Zealand, Oct. 2

home in the city’s rugby community, said “75 per cent of all entertainment (in many Pacific Island nations) starts with the war dance. It’s not like the war we have nowadays. It’s ceremony.” Even New Zealand’s ice hockey team performs the Haka. As a Samoan national rugby player in the early 1980s, Fuailefau performed his country’s version, the Sivi Tau. He admits there was a time when the pride and ferocity expressed in the war dances carried through into games. “It was very physical between Tonga and Samoa. Sometimes we only played 25 to 30 minutes until fights ended the game. That has changed now.” Throughout the RWC, Fuailefeau said he and the local Pacific Island population will root for New Zealand, Tonga, Fiji and Samoa. And as the father of a national under-17 player, Fuailefeau is just as vested in Canada’s success. His son Michael is now a 20-year-old who graduated from the Castaway-Wanderers and St. Michaels University School youth teams to the University of Victoria Vikes. Michael has also played for Canada’s U17 team and, like dad, wears No. 12 as a centre. Older son Matt recently took up residence on the mainland and will likely visit this season wearing the colours of a new club.

Rees still tops the list Fly-half Gareth Rees holds the Canadian record for test points with 487. A St.

SPORTS NEWS IN BRIEF Braefoot scores $50,000 grant

The Braefoot Community Association is getting a $30,000 boost towards a new building. On Tuesday (Sept. 13) developers Ken and Patti Mariash of Bayview Place (Vic West) donated a total of $50,000 to Braefoot. The Saanich-based

association is putting $30,000 towards the new building and passed $20,000 of the donation to the Beacon Early Years Program in support of its literacy program. The cheque was presented during a family barbecue at Braefoot Park with performances by Tabor Music School and the Reynolds High School Band.

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Michaels University School grad and Castaway-Wanderer, Rees’ earned 120 points in the first four World Cups, 1987, 1991, 1995 and 1999. At the start of the tournament on Friday (Sept. 9) his 120 points was 11th of all time, but will likely be passed by a few players this month, including New Zealand’s fly-half Dan Carter.

Ones to watch During Canada’s test warm-ups with the U.S. and Australian Barbarians no player was as consistently dangerous as DTH Van der Merwe. The winger is one of four Canadians at the elite level of pro rugby in Europe, playing for the Glasgow Warriors of the RaboBank Pro12. Second rower Jamie Cudmore plays for Clermont Auvergne in France while back rowers Chauncey O’Toole and Jebb Sinclair recently signed to the Ospreys (Wales) and London Irish (England), respectively. All four cut their teeth in the B.C. Premier League, much like the rest of the Canadian squad.

Starting for Canada against Tonga was scrum-half Ed Fairhurst, a SMUS grad, with Oak Bay High grad Sean White, his replacement on the bench.

Where to watch The Castaway-Wanderers Rugby Football Club will have Canada’s games on at their clubhouse, 714 Discovery St., as will the Velox Rugby Club at 3957 Gordon Head Rd. When Canada’s matches fall at 9:30 p.m. on a Tuesday night, like it did this week, you can expect the televisions to be dialed in and the sound turned up at the trio of British-themed pubs the Penny Farthing, Bard & Banker and Irish Times, said manager Mike Boyle. “We also expect an added element of atmosphere as this time of year a lot of the visiting cruise ship passengers are European,” Boyle said. Check www.tsn.ca for viewing times on both TSN and TSN2, as well as www.rugbyworldcup.ca for the full schedule. sports@vicnews.com

Royals kick out $7,000

From one amateur club to another, the Victoria Royals hockey team can now say they have a vested interest in the Westshore Rebels junior football season. During the Royals’ Aug. 31 intrasquad game, members of the Rebels sold 50-50 tickets to the tune of $550 dollars. As admission to the Royals’ intrasquad game was by donation, the Western Hockey League team was able to donate $6,500, including proceeds from the chuck-a-puck, to Free The Children, the world’s largest network of children helping children through education. Victoria hosts the Kelowna Rockets Friday, Sept. 16, 7:05 p.m. at Save-onFoods Memorial Centre.

Even early Saanich Brave James Kellington had a goal and an assist as his team lost 7-6 to the Kerry Park Islanders on Friday night at Pearkes. Saanich bounced back over the Oceanside Generals on Saturday, 4-2. Photo by Christian J. Stewart


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Half a full success Travis Paterson News staff

Graeme McCreath, left, is led along Beach Avenue in McNeill Bay by running guide Carlos Castillo during the inaugural McNeill Bay Half Marathon. McCreath, who is blind, finished the race with Castillo in a time of two hours and six minutes.

Olympic hopeful Dylan Wykes ran 21 kilometres in one hour, four minutes and two seconds time to win the first McNeill Bay Half Marathon in Oak Bay on Sunday. Former Islander Steve Osadiuk finished second, just over two minutes back of Wykes’ winning pace. “If there was one complaint, it was a bit hot (for this time of year)” joked a happy Phil Nicholls, race organizer. “The runners were happy, the police seemed happy and that’s

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Sports stats Cycling Results from Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, from the B.C. Provincial Track Cycling Championships held at the Commonwealth Legacy Velodrome, Victoria, B.C. SCRATCH RACES U17 Women 5km 1.Alexandra Grant , Tripleshot Jrs. 2.Brenna Pauly, Tripleshot Jrs. 3.Clara MacKenzie, VAC Aviawest U17 Men 7km 1.Liam Farrar, Tripleshot Jrs. 2.Logan Simonson, VAC Aviawest

3. Joel Taylor, VAC Aviawest Senior Women 10km 1. Gillian Carleton, Oak Bay Bikes 2 .Lisa Perlmutter, Invita-FVC 3. Rachel Canning, Local Ride Racing Masters Men 10km 1. Chris Anstey, O2 Racing 2. Wayne Walker, Dr. Walker Sports 3. Chad Gottfried, VAC Aviawest Jr. Men 15km 1 .Kyle Buckosky, Garneau Evolution 2 .Henri de Boever, VAC Aviawest 3. Evan Carey, Tripleshot Jrs. Senior Men 15km 1. Mike Rothengatter, Evolutionj 2. Emile de Rosnay, Russ Hay’s 3. Jon Watkin, Russ Hay’s INDIVIDUAL PURSUIT U17 Women 2km 1. Brenna Pauly, Tripleshot Jrs., 3:04.814 2. Alexandra Grant, Tripleshot Jrs. 3:05.919 3. Farisha Arensen, Tripleshot Jrs.

3:11.557 U17 Men 2km 1. Joel Taylor, VAC, 2:45.122 2. Logan Simonson, VAC 2:46.610 3. Liam Farrar, Tripleshot Jrs. 2:49.165 Women 2km 1 . Christiana Moser, VAC, 3:17.870 Jr. Men 3km 1. Kyle Buckosky, Garn.Evo. 3:43.346 2. Henri de Boever, VAC Aviawest 4:05.936 3. Carey Evan, Tripleshot Jrs. 4:14.270 Masters C Men 2km 1. Malcolm Faulkner, O2 Cycling 2:56.996 Masters D Men 2km 1. Chris Anstey, O2 Cycling 2:43.346 Masters B Men 3km 1 .Emil Marcetta, Glot,Simpson 4:01.986 2. Chad Gottfried, VAC Aviawest, 4:03.829 3. Brad Head, Tripleshot Cycling 4:18.298 Sr. Women 3km 1. Gillian Carleton, OBBikes, 3:52.329 2. Lisa Perlmutter, Invita-FVC 4:13.448 3. Rachel Canning, Local Ride 4:21.085 Sr. Men 4km

what’s important with a first-time race,” Nicholls said. Local runner Hugh Trenchard won the masters category with a time of one hour, 18 minutes and six seconds. Victoria’s Claire Morgan was the top female at one hour, 27 minutes and 59 seconds. Oak Bay’s Kate Soles was second among women, in 91 minutes and 10 seconds. The McNeill Bay Half is the second half marathon in Oak Bay’s race schedule with the Oak Bay Kool Half taking place in May. The McNeill is much smaller, with 163 finishers compared to 779 in the Kool Half. sports@vicnews.com

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Place Age Div. Name Time Per/KM 1 1/7 M2029 Dylan Wykes 1:04:02 3:03 2 1/20 M3039 Steve Osadiuk 1:06:11 3:09 3 2/7 M2029 Dylan Gant 1:10:41 3:21 4 2/20 M3039 Trevor Ferney 1:16:26 3:38 5 1/24 M4049 Hugh Trenchard 1:18:06 3:43 6 2/24 M4049 Ian Ackroyd 1:24:40 4:01 7 1/25 M5059 Wayne Crowe 1:24:49 4:02 8 3/24 M4049 Felipe Edora 1:25:36 4:04 9 3/20 M3039 Kris Lunne 1:26:08 4:05 10 4/24 M4049 Edwin Johnston 1:26:16 4:06 11 4/20 M3039 Nicholas Bradley 1:26:20 4:06 12 5/24 M4049 Craig Payne 1:26:37 4:07 13 3/7 M2029 Tim Robinson 1:26:50 4:07 14 5/20 M3039 Jason Novecosky 1:27:28 4:09 15 1/21 F3039 Claire Morgan 1:27:59 4:11 16 6/20 M3039 Dylan Rist 1:28:32 4:12 17 7/20 M3039 Jun Yokota 1:29:31 4:15 18 6/24 M4049 Dominic Bergeron 1:29:33 4:15 19 1/1 M0119 Devon Liversidge 1:30:05 4:17 20 7/24 M4049 David Elder 1:30:12 4:17 21 8/20 M3039 Ray Connor 1:30:30 4:18 22 2/25 M5059 Yuki Otsubo 1:31:02 4:19 23 2/21 F3039 Kate Soles 1:31:10 4:20 24 1/11 F2029 Carley Gering 1:32:21 4:23 25 8/24 M4049 James Morley 1:32:38 4:24 26 9/20 M3039 Adam Kelly 1:32:47 4:24 27 3/25 M5059 Phil Nicholls 1:33:20 4:26 28 4/7 M2029 Chris Brussow 1:34:03 4:28 29 1/21 F4049 Wendy Montgomery 1:34:40 4:30 30 10/20 M3039 Peter Herschmiller 1:35:03 4:31 Full results online at www.vicnews.com.

1. Emile de Rosnay, Russ Hay’s 5:03.244 2. Donald Gilmore, O2 Cycling 5:05.392 3. Erik Mulder, Steed Cycles 5:06.322

1. Charles Durrant, O2 Cycling 38.254 2. Chad Gottfried, VAC Aviawest 39.861 3. Andrew Achuff, Oak Bay Bikes 40.654

INDIVIDUAL TIME TRIAL U17 women 500m 1. Alexandra Grant, Tripleshot Jrs. 45.504 2. Brenna Pauly, Tripleshot Jrs. 45.776 3. Farisha Arensen, Tripleshot Jrs. 46.007 U17 men 500m 1. LIam Farrar, Tripleshot Jrs 40.010 2. Logan Simonson, VAC Aviawest, 41.637 3. Joel Taylor, VAC Aviawest 42.202 Jr. Women 500m 1. Christiana Moser, VAC Aviawest 47.853 Senior Women 500m 1. Gillian Carleton, Oak Bay Bikes 37.705 2. Lisa Perlmutter, Invita-FVC 39.456 3. Shannon Berg, Russ Hays 42.867

Sr. Men 1km 1. Jamie Shankland, Cycling BC 1:10.044 2. Donald Gilmore, O2 Cycling 1:10.328 3. Cid Martinez, Coastal 1:10.938

Jr. Men 1km 1. Kyle Buckosky, Garn.Evo. 1:13.418 2. Henri de Boever, VAC Aviawest 1:15.433 3. Evan Carey, Tripleshot Jrs. 1:22.477 Master Men 500m

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KEIRIN RACE Master Men 1. Michael Cooper, Dr. Walker Sports 2. Chad Gottfried, O2 Cycling 3. Charles Durrant, O2 Cycling Sr. Women 1. Lisa Perlmutter, Invita-FVC 2. Rachel Canning, Local Ride Racing 3. Shannon Berg, Russ Hays Sr. Men 1. Scott Mulder, National Team 2. Jamie Shankland, Cycling BC 3. Mike Rothengatter, Garneau Evolution OMNIUM U17 Women 1. Alexandra Grant, Tripleshot Jrs

2. Brenna Pauly, Tripleshot Jrs 3. Clara MacKenzie, VAC Aviawest U17 Men 1. Liam Farrar, Tripleshot Jrs 2. Logan Simonson, VAC Aviawest 3. Joel Taylor, VAC Aviawest Jr Women 1. Christiana Moser, VAC Aviawest Jr. Men 1. Kyle Buckosky, Garneau Evolution 2. Henri de Boever, VAC Aviawest 3. Evan Carey, Tripleshot Jrs Master Men B 1. Andrew Achuff, Oak Bay Bikes 2. Emil Marcette, Glotman Simpson Master Men C 1. Chris Anstey, O2 Racing 2. Malcolm Faulkner, O2 Racing Sr. Women 1. Gillian Carleton, Oak Bay Bikes 2. Lisa Perlmutter, Invita-FVC 3. Rachel Canning, Local Ride Racing Sr. Men 1. Don Gilmore, O2 Cycling 2. Erik Mulder, Steed Cycles 3. Cid Martinez, Coastal

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FURNITURE DANISH TEAK table, seats 4, extended seats 6, flips over to a card table, 250-727-6262. ESTATE: SOFA Suites from $20., Wooden Rocking Chair $99., Oak Bookcases $69., Sleigh Bed $149., Mates Bed $169., Trundle Bed $249., Headboards from $29., Vilas Maple B/R Suite $699.; Solid Mahogany Q/S Bed with Night Tables & 11 Drawer Mule Dresser $1999. (Was $6000.), Q/Size Organic Cotton Mattress Set $499., Sears-O-Pedic K/Size 4Pc Mattress Set $499., Much More! BUY & SAVE 9818 4th St., Sidney. buyandsave.ca Visa, M/C.

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TILLICUM/CAREY, bright 1bdrm. Full bath. Sep ent, close to amens, NS/NP. $725 incls hydro/electric/WD. Avail Oct. 1 250-294-4070, 250-588-5195.

DOWNTOWN SIDNEY 1-bdrm north facing condo in The Landmark w/ underground parking, close to sea with views, NP, $1000 mo, call 250-652-7707.

VIEW ROYAL- 2 bdrms, shared laundry. N/S. 1 small pet ok. $1100 inclds hydro/water. Call (250)658-4735.

FERNWOOD AREA Apt, large 2 bdrm, $960/mo. Avail now. Call 250-370-2226 for viewing.

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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/

AIRPORT SIDE, updated 3 bdrm, F/S, N/S, N/P, refs, $1450 + utils. 250-656-4003. SAANICH- (CENTRAL) 2 lrg bdrms+ sun rm, new reno, appls/flrs, F/P, 3 bath, 2800sq ft. NS/NP. $1800+ utils. Avail Now. 250-361-6183.

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Mortgage Help! Beat bank rates for purchases and refinances, immediate debt consolidation, foreclosure relief, and equity loans. Free, fast, friendly, private consultations. Call 1888-685-6181 www.mountaincitymortgage.ca

BRENTWOOD. BRAND new 3-bdrm + den Executive home. Quiet area, close to water, easily maintained lot. $2500. + utils /mo. Ref’s req’d. (250)652-6729. NORTH SAANICH. 1700 sq.ft. lower suite. 2-bdrm, 1-bath. One acre fenced lot. Private entrance, separate laundry, all appliances. New reno. $1495 plus utilities. 250-812-4447. WHY RENT when you can own? 0% down; $1600/mo. Call 250-360-1929 Binab Strasser - Re/Max Alliance.

RECREATIONAL PROPERTY RARE OPPORTUNITY: waterfront property on beautiful Jim Lake, .83-acre with 360 sq ft insulated cabin, located near Green Lake/Watch Lake (70 Mile House). 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. 250-3950599. (Please see bchomesforsale.com/70mile/frank.)

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SAANICH: FURNISHED large 1 bdrm suite. NP/NS. Avail. Sept. 1. Ref’s req’d $900/mo inclusive. Call 250-721-0281, 250-858-0807. SAANICH WEST- very clean 2 bdrm bsmt suite, grd level, laundry, cable, F/P. $1100 inclds utils. NS/NP. Call (250)479-6552.

1200 sq ft suite, Brentwood Bay; one bedroom and den; 1 1/2 baths; two decks, one with water view; stainless steel appliances; front loading washer/dryer; one parking spot; pet considered; available immediately; year lease; $1600 a month; you pay utilities and cable. Email: mville@telus.net

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MARIGOLD AREA- 1 bdrm, shared lndry, quiet. NS/NP. $750, (immed). 250-727-6217.

CARS 1993 TOYOTA Camry, good condition, $1900 obo. Call 250-380-9474.

SAANICHTON, NEWLY reno’d, 3 bdrm, 2 bath, warm, bright int, deck, fenced yard, garage, near ocean, hospital, Sidney, bus. Quiet peaceful area. N/S, N/P, $1500 + util’s. Oct. 1. Call (250)655-0717.

$50-$1000 CASH For scrap vehicle

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FREE Tow away

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TOWNHOUSES BEAUTIFUL 3BDRM, 2.5bath avail immed, new: fs/wd/dw, walk amens/bus/Sooke core, $1600, N/S. 250-642-0133.

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BOATS For sale BEST OFFER by Sept 17th. 16ft Sundowner Ski boat, Brentwood Seaside Marina (seahorses cafe). Submit to: svscalawag@yahoo.ca

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METAL ROOFING & siding sales. Seconds avail. Custom roof Flashings. 250-544-3106.

SIDNEY CONDO- 2 bdrm, NS/NP. $1375 + hydro, close to all amens. 250-656-4003.

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RBC CONCRETE Finishing. All types of concrete work. No job too small. Seniors discount. Call 250-386-7007.

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CONTRACTORS

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ABSOLUTELY THE BEST! New, reno’s, historical, decks, driveways, etc. WCB/Member of BBB. John, 250-658-2656.

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CLEANING SERVICES

MALTA HOUSECLEANING. BBB. Best rates. Residential/Comm. 250-388-0278

COMPUTER SERVICES

ABSOLUTELY CLEAN. Husband & wife team. Power Washing. (778)440-6611.

A HOME COMPUTER Coach. Senior friendly. Computer lessons, maintenance and problem solving. Des, 250-6569363, 250-727-5519.

CARING BONDABLE cleaning since 1985 for lower Island areas. Supplies and vacuum incld’d. Call (250)385-5869.

COMPUDOC MOBILE Computer Services. Repairs, tuneups, tutoring, web sites and more. Call 250-886-8053.

CARPENTRY, DRYWALL, kitch/bath, wood floor, tiles, plumbing, renos 250-213-6877 REDSEAL JOURNEYMAN Carpenter. Simple hourly rate. (250)886-1596.

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FURNITURE REFINISHING U-NEEK SEATS. Hand cane, Danish weave, sea grass. UK Trained. Fran, 250-382-8602.

GARDENING AURICLE LAWNS- Fall aeration & fertilize, hedges, irrigation blow-out, bulbs. 882-3129 COMPLETE PROPERTY maintenance programs. Monthly, weekly visits. Yard Cleanup pros. (250)885-8513.


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HAULING AND SALVAGE

DPM SERVICES:Maintenance Lawns, clean-ups, pruning, hedging, landscaping & gutters. 15 yrs exp. 250-883-8141.

Aroundthehouse.ca ALL, Repairs & Renovations Ben 250-884-6603

FAMILY MAN Hauling. Prompt, Courteous. Call Chris for all your hauling needs. 250-386-1119.

Fall Lawn and Garden Services. Insured, WCB, Free Estimates. 250-884-9493

cedarcoastlandscaping.ca J.ENG LANDSCAPING Co. Custom landscaping design. Rock gardens, water features, pavers. Jan, 250-881-5680. MAINTENANCE, RENO’S, creative design installation. Ponds to patios, res. and comm. Call (250)474-4373 glenwoodgardenworks.com

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WESTSHORE STONEWORKS Custom Stonework. Patios & Walkways. (250)857-7442.

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KERRY’S GAS & PLUMBING SERVICESRepair, maintenance & install. 250-360-7663.

PLASTERING PATCHES,Drywall, skimming, old world texturing, coves, fireplaces. Bob, 250-642-5178.

ABSOLUTELY THE BEST! New, reno’s, historical, decks, driveways, etc. WCB/Member of BBB. John, 250-658-2656.

MALTA MOVING. Best Rates. BBB Member. Residential/ Commercial. (250)388-0278.

IFIX HANDYMAN Services. Household repairs and renovations. Free estimates. Call Denis at 250-634-8086 or email: denisifix@gmail.com

PAINTING

ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

A PROFESSIONAL WOMAN painter. Karen Bales Painting & Wallcoverings. Over 22 yrs exp. Free est. 250-514-5220.

FOUR 12 ROOFING Licensed insured. BBB member. Re-roof new construction. 250-2167923. www.four12roofing.com

M&S OXFORD Home/Commercial Reno’s & Painting. Patio’s, Decks, Sheds, Hardwood and Trim. 25 yrs exp. Quality Guar. 250-213-5204.

BLAINE’S PAINTING- Quality workmanship. $20 hr, 20 yrs exp. Blaine, 250-580-2602. OLD TIMER. Quality old fashioned service. Great rates. Excellent references. Call Al at 250-474-6924, 250-888-7187. PAINTER. YOU want the right price, top quality? 28 years exp. Call Ray (250)383-0038

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MALTA BLOWN insulation & batting. Removal. Best rates. BBB member. (250)388-0278.

EXPERIENCED JOURNEYMAN Plumber. Renos, New Construction & Service. Fair rates. Insured. Reliable, friendly. Great references. Call Mike at KNA (250)880-0104.

MALTA DRYWALL & Painting. Residential/Commercial. BBB member. (250)388-0278.

FELIX PLUMBING. Over 35 years experience. Reasonable rates. Call 250-514-2376.

INSULATION

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

SHORELINE ROOFING. Reroofing specialist. WCB/BBB member. Quality & satisfaction guaranteed. 250-413-7967. shorelineroofing@shaw.ca

RUBBISH REMOVAL MALTA GARDEN & Rubbish Removal. Best Rates. BBB member. (250)388-0278.

STUCCO/SIDING PATCHES, ADDITIONS, restucco, renos, chimney, waterproofing. Bob, 250-642-5178.

TELEPHONE SERVICES A FREE telephone service Get Your First Month Free. Bad Credit, Don’t Sweat It. No Deposits. No Credit Checks. Call Freedom Phone Lines Today Toll-Free 1-866-884-7464.

TILING A1. SHAWN The Tile GuyRes/ Comm/ Custom/ Renos. 250-686-6046

TREE SERVICES LOCAL TREE CO. 30 yrs exp. Bucket truck, chipper. We buy logs. Insured. (250)883-2911.

WINDOW CLEANING DAVE’S WINDOW Cleaning. Windows, Gutters, Sweeping Roofs, Pressure Washing, Roof Demossing. Call 250361-6190. GLEAMING WINDOWS & Gutters+De-moss, Pwr Wash. Brian, 250-514-7079. WCB.

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RE-STUCCO & HARDY Plank/Painting Specialist. 50 years experience. Free estimates. Dan, 250-391-9851.

Crossword ACROSS 1. Sailor’s mop 5. Elegant 9. Bill settler 14. Shred 15. Negatively charged atom 17. Mistakes 18. “I’ve ____ This Way Before” 19. Calcutta coin 20. Yangtze craft 21. Grate 23. Curious 25. Population count 28. Warning 30. Kind of macaroni 35. Monkey’s cousin 36. Dreamy 38. Done with 40. Cut 41. “This Old House” add-on 42. Biblical pronoun

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44. 45. 47. 49. 51. 53. 55. 58. 60. 64. 65. 67. 69. 70. 72. 74. 75. 76. 78. 80. 82.

Water jug Aromatic compound Mountain feedback Rubber ring Musical toy Cordwood measure Luxurious flooring Finished Elf Cosmetic ingredient Opposer Trailing plant Ribbed fabric Surprise Reef Bee’s follower 84. Canning tool 88. On “The Minnow” 90. Tell 94. Make a living 95. Elevate 96.

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DIAMOND MOVING. 1 ton 2 ton, 5 ton. Prices starting at $75/hr. 250-220-0734.

MALTA HOUSE Renos & Repairs. BBB member. Best rates. (250)388-0278.

✭BUBBA’’S HAULING✭ Honest & on time. Demolition, construction clean-ups, small load deliveries (sand, gravel, topsoil, mulch), garden waste removal, mini excavator, bob cat service.(250)478-8858.

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C.B.S. Masonry Brick, Stone, Concrete, Paving, Chimneys, Sidewalks, Patios, Repair, Replace, Re-build, Renew. “Quality is our Guarantee” Free Est’s & Competitive Prices. (250)294-9942, 589-9942 www.cbsmasonry.com

2 BURLEY MEN MOVING. $85/hr for 2 men (no before or after travel time charges on local moves. Please call Scott or Joshua, (250)686-6507.

MALTA HANDYMAN. BBB member. Best rates. (250)3880278.

CITY HAUL- a lot of junk won’t fit in your trunk, you’re in luck I own a truck. 250-891-2489.

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MOVING & STORAGE

BIG BEAR Handyman & Painting Services. No job too small. Lowest Price. Free Estimates. Call 250-896-6071.

MALTA DRAIN Tiles. Replace and Repair. BBB member, best rates. (250)388-0278.

DIAMOND DAVE Gutter cleaning, gutter guard, power washing, roof de-mossing. Call 250-889-5794. GUTTER CLEANING, repairs, de-mossing. Windows, power washing. 250-478-6323. GUTTER CLEANING. Repairs, Maintenance, Gutterguard, Leaf traps. Grand Xterior Cleaning Services. WCB Insured. Call 250-380-7778. PERIMETER EXTERIORS. Gutter cleaning, repairs, upgrades, roof demossing. WCB, Free est. 250-881-2440.

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BAY NEWS

Public Notice

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is selling off excess fleet! Selling below Canadian Black Book pricing! Only 5 Days Left All vehicles will be SOLD! No reasonable offers will be refused.

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Our Meat Department Now Has...

CAMPBELL’S

Nourish

Hormone & Antibiotic Free Cuts of Pork

A Complete Meal In A Can 2 Varieties. Every can of Nourish sold supports Food Banks in Canada

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PRODUCE

96

¢

¢

LOCAL ISLAND FARMS

Butter

LOCAL

3

76

3

LOCAL

ISLAND FARMS

Vanilla Plus Yogurt

86¢

Asst.

2

ISLANDD RAISE

369

6

56

Chicken Thighs

2

IND WE GR WN O R U O

LEAN

Ground Turkey

per lb 8.18 kg No Skin

389

OLAFSONS

2

ay Same Dry Delive

250-477-6513

Mon-Fri Excluding Holidays

Asst.

156

per lb 8.57 kg

CHEEMO

2

26

375 ml

675 g

476

250-300 g

NORTHERN GOLD

Granola Asst.

226

700-750 g

BEE MAID

Honey 250 ml

Asst.

Zipper Sandwich Bags

D’ITALIANO

6’s

796 ml Asst.

GLAD

Bagels Bread Asst.

3

Asst.

46

Quinoa with Grilled d Veggies

156

1

Assorted. 907 g

LOCAL

Sourdough h Bowl

356

per 100 g

NATURAL PASTURES

Cherry Bocconcini

646

per 100 g

MONTE CRISTO

180 g

PEPPER’S OWN

LOCAL

7 Layer Dip

146

each

per 100 g

50’s

576

500 g

GRACE

Coconut Water

Apple Sauce

2

Assorted. 6 Packs

26

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Pasta Select 170 g

3

500 2/

4/

+ dep.130 500ml ml

Perogies

96

1

96

MOTTS FRUITSATIONS

Ground Coffee

Jams

per lb 6.50 kg

E COBBL HILL

200 g

MJB

BONNE MAMAN

BAKERY

96

196

Prosciutto Cotto With Herbs

GROCERIES ER

Soup

FRESH

95

326

500 ml

HABITANT

Asst.

per lb 2.34 kg

Feta Cheese

Pure Maple Syrup

5.46 kg

Chicken Breast

Bone-In

96¢

06

LOCAL PARADISE ISLAND

UNCLE LUKE’S

66 per lb

FRESH

1

per lb 7.63 kg

Milk

FRESH LOCAL

Chicken Drumsticks ks

Broccoli

ISLAND FARMS

175 g Asst.

For Thanksgiving Reserve Yours Today 250-477-6513

ISLANDD RAISE

LOCAL

per lb 2.78 kg

U.S.

DAIRY D AIRY

MEAT AT

FRESH

46

LEONCINI

126

per lb 2.12 kg

Asparagus

per lb 2.12 kg

454 g

Prune Plums

PERU

Free Range Turkeys

ISLANDD RAISE

BC

Fuji Apples

Large Navel Oranges

Reg. & Unsalted

FULL SERVICE DELI

NEW ZEALAND

AUSTRALIAN

96

BAY NEWS

00

KNUDSEN

Just Juice

Select Varieties

596

+ dep. 946 ml

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SEVENTH GENERATION

2x Laundry Liquid

Asst.

696

1.47 L

Hours Mon-Fri: 8 am–9 pm Sat: 8 am–7:30 pm Sun: 8 am–7:30 pm


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