One Planet Living

The Environmental Action Team supports the One Planet Living Project, a project that brings together municipalities, businesses, schools and communities in Canada (Saanich), Denmark (Elsinore), South Africa (Durban), Tarusa (Russia) and the UK (Oxfordshire) to make our cities better places to live!  Faith groups are invited to join. The project points out the obvious- that […]

The Rotarian Donut

Rotarian Donut A Rotarian wanting to raise money for a good cause, said, Let’s sell junk food as street venders Like donuts glazed . Then I was amazed What they did with the money! Buy a defibrillator that’s what! To save lives of those with blocked arteries Caused by the grease And cholesterol of addictive […]

Sail Boat For Sale

  The H. Daniel Hayes is a moulded fiberglass cat-rigged sloop built to a good standard from a classic design by famous marine architect, Bill Garden. Built in 1980 by Boyds Boats, in Sidney,B.C.. She is 23 feet water length and 26 overall with a ten foot beam. Dispacement 6,000 lbs, ballast 1,400 lbs. Centreboard […]

FRANK FREDETTE MEMORIAL GAFFER’S RACE

FRANK FREDETTE MEMORIAL GAFFER’S RACE   In 1976 four wooden sailboats, “Surf Scoter”, “Buttercup”, “Ocean Bird” and “Black Witch” raced from Victoria to Sidney…three gaff-rigged boats and one Marconi rigged boat. This race was dubbed the “Turtles and Turkey Race” and became the beginning of an annual race organized for gaff-rigged sailors. Gaffers have the […]

NOREK 2017 Victoria, B.C., Canada

NOREK 2017 (Nord-Oksidenta Regiona Esperanto-Konferenco) La Esperanto-Klubo de Vankuvera Insulo gastigos ĉiujn Esperantistojn NOREK 2017 (Nord-Oksidenta Regiona Esperanto-Konferenco) Kongresejo:  Paul’s Motor Inn, 1900 Douglas Street, Victoria, British Columbia Datoj: la 22a de septembro ĝis la 24a de septembro, 2017. Hotel-telefono: 250-382-9231  •  Senpaga: 1-866-333-7285  •  Fakso: 250-384-1435 Kongresprezo: $40 CDN (bonvole pagu je la unua vespero, la 22a de septembro) […]