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LEFT COAST EVENTS - Victoria & Islands - October 11th, 2004 PDF Print E-mail
Justice News
Tuesday, 12 October 2004 04:47
1. Stop Genocide of 1st Nations - week of action - Oct 11th -
2. Movie Monday - Elling - Oct 11th
3. Victoria Peace Coalition - Oct 12th
4. Social Justice Fair - UVic - Oct 12th
5. Shock Corridor Cinema - various
6. Thirdspace - volunteer orientation - Oct 13th
7. Panel Discussion - downtown issues - Oct 14th
8. VIVA - vegan potluck - Oct 14th
9. The Haunting of Don Juan - FCA - Oct 14th-Nov 6th
10. TAPS - 15 year celebration - Oct 15th
11. Have your say about the provincial budget - Oct 15th
12. Compost Education Centre News & Events
13. Fall Arts & Crafts Show & Tea - oct 17th
14. Applications - Youth Round Table on Env. - Oct 18th
15. Building Bridges - human rights training - Oct 22-24th
16. EcoNews Excerpts
17. Women's History Month Events
18. News from the Wilderness Committee
19. Gettin' Higher Choir Community Events
contributions, considerations, concerns:


* The Students Against Missile 'Defence' have something planned for October 13th at 1 pm in UVic's VIPIRG office. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information


* From: Nadhia Sutara < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
Cafe Spirituality: Open discussions and sharing on a broad range of spiritual topics. Bring your suggestions. Bring your questions. Wednesdays at 7 pm at James Bay Coffee and Books, 143 Menzies (opposite Thrifty's). By donation or buy a coffee. For more information call 360-0052.


* Wednesday Night Peace Vigils at the Legislature - 7:00 - 8:00 pm - Everyone Welcome!


* If you're a member of VanCity Savings & Credit Union, you have until October 15th at 5:00 pm to vote on this year's Million Dollar Award Recipient. Vote online at http://vancity.cm/award or drop into the branch at Douglas & Finlayson. Apparently votes received in-house result in some reward for the branch.


* From: Max Halber < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
"WHY UPPITY WOMEN WON" will be the topic of Sheila Kingham on October 17 at the Victoria Secular Humanist meeting at 10:30 am at Swans at 506 Pandora. Contact: Nancy Swartz 881-4849 or 360-1068.


* An historic Million Worker March on Washington DC is scheduled for October 17th. Check http://www.millionworkermarch.org or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more info.


* The Victoria Folk Music Society presents Jeff Warner on October 17th, 7:30 pm, 1110 Hillside. Info: www.pacificcoast.net/~vfms or http://www.jeffwarner.com


* The Canadian Council for Refugess is scheduling an international conference in Victoria for November 18-20th - check the website at http://www.web.ca/~ccr or send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.


* Two Food Not Bombs bikes and a trailer disappeared from the Canoe Club on Saturday night, October 10th. If you know anything about it, please call 383-5144 box 1940.


* From: "Audrey Prendergast" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

The Victoria Car Share Cooperative AGM will be held in the Garry Oak Room at the Fairfield Community Centre, from 1-6 pm on Saturday November 27th. http://www.victoriacarshare.ca


* From: "Bob Wilson" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


We will need a number of volunteers to help with the upcoming conference Set up, food prep, registration etc... are some things needed. Please let us know if you are available and willing to help.

* From: "Alfred Webre, JD, MEd" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
Subject: CBC News: Canadians protest missile defence system (Video)
http://www.cbc.ca/story/canada/national/2004/10/02/missile_protest041002.html
ICIS: http://www.peaceinspace.com


* Anti-Dote is a multi-racial girls & women's network, ages 12 and up. Check it out at http://www.anti-dote.org, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or phone 383-5144 box 3138


* Recyclistas Bike Collective offers bike repairs and repair classes. Call 418-8867 for more information.


* From: < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

CounterPunch October 4, 2004
Reverse the Picture - Anatomy of a Palestinian Outrage
By Ramzy Baroud
http://www.counterpunch.org/baroud10042004.html


* From: "Status of Women Action Group" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


Women's Charity Audit Handbook has recently been completed by Victoria Status of Women Action Group. The Handbook examines the problems that women face at frontline charities such as racism and harassment and includes recommendations, a literature review, analysis, a guide for charity donors, and questionnaire that women charity users can use as a tool to create change. The goal was not to fix charities, but to reduce the harm to women who are forced to use charities in the short term, while working on long term solutions to poverty such as advocating for a Guaranteed Livable Income. The complete handbook is on SWAG's website www.pacificcoast.net/~swag . We can mail it to you if you send a SASE and $2.00 to SWAG at Box 8484 Victoria, BC, V8W 3S1, Coast Salish Territory.


* From: Rafah today < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


Please see Rafa today and forward to your friends, government, and all your people and let them know about what is happining here. please visit : www.rafahtoday.org


* The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) is a non-profit, public benefit organization dedicated to investigating and exposing psychiatric violations of human rights. It also ensures that criminal acts within the psychiatric industry are reported to the proper authorities and acted upon. http://www.cchr.org


* From: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

This is Bob Kenyon, from the Western Canadian Online Outdoors News, inviting you to join my online network on Care2.com You can meet other like-minded people and discuss/submit issues to the Freinds of Western Canada newsgroup. To view this invitation, visit:
http://www.care2.com/c2c/invite.html?id=42530TM4M


* From: "Sienna G.G MacMillan" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Kristin and I had a great meeting with Ken Armour from W/D, one of the Redway funders. We're trying to get some more back up for our take that the redwaybc.ca is helpful for Native youth. Kristin created this survey which will help us get your feedback to whether or not we're on to something here.

Do you mind following the link on the attachement and taking it. It only takes a few minutes, but if everyone does it and forwards it to at least three other people who will fill it out, than we're chillin Thanks http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=34832623934


* From: Straight Goods < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


A Straight Goods Bulletin from Canada's independent on-line source of news, analysis, information and fun. From our October 6 front page at http://www.straightgoods.com


* From: Tony K Gelsthorpe < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
http://www.worldincommon.org


* From: "Phil Lyons" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

I suggest that people go to the Left Turn Website www.leftturn.ca to find a non-party, worker-based , socialist alternattive for programme(not party) -building in the run-up to the next election..


* From: "Julius Fisher" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

'CancerSmart' Consumer Products - LEAS ( Labour Environmental Alliance Society ) special #4 0f 8
Hosted by Judy Darcy with LEAS' Mae Burrows, Sean Griffin and Larry Stoffman.
A look at cancer causing household consumer products and safe alternatives.
Includes a description of the LEAS "CancerSmart" guide.
This program webcast @ http://www.workingtv.com/leas.html


* From: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Bush's Crimes Against Nature http://www.alternet.org/story/20124
The hundreds of major environmental roll-backs promoted by the Bush
administration over the last three and a half years are part of a deliberate
attempt to eviscerate 30 years of environmental law.


* From: "CJ Graham" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

If you require help getting your manuscript in shape, I input and format documents. I have many years of experience with all sorts of documents -- handwritten notes and audio digital recordings are my specialties. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


* From: Andy Shadrack < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

This website contained some very misleading information on chlorine and I was not satisfied with the response I got from them either. http://greenfacts.org/


They claim there are no definitive human health studies that link chlorine to prostate cancer in men and spontaneous abortions in women. They also split hairs by suggesting that the usefulness of chlorine as a disinfectant should not be linked to formation of chlorine by-products like trihalomethanes, etc. They also fail to point out that crypto sporidium cysts can survive in concentrated bleach and that giardia (sp?) are not killed by .2 parts per million of chlorine in drinking water.


Andy Shadrack - BC Organizer and delegate Advisory Committee of Political Parties/legal liaison to Elections Canada Green Party of Canada


* From: "Bob Wilson" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Just a reminder of the blatant lies our Premier is willing to dish out to the public to his and big businesses own advantage.


The Winnipeg Free Press
Sunday, June 16, 2002
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/westview/story/400256p-509283c.html
Gordon Campbell: Violating the public trust
By Murray Dobbin


* From: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Yesterday, Joy MacPhail lead a spirited fight in the BC Rail debate and we encourage you to take a look at the debate online. It's clear the BC Liberals have engaged in an absolute betrayal of British Columbians with this broken promise. Take a look for yourself.


Click here to read Joy MacPhail's debate on BC Rail:
http://www.leg.bc.ca/hansard/37th5th/h41007p.htm


Click here to watch it:
http://www.legis.gov.bc.ca/hansard/37th5th/h41007p.htm#


Victoria - The "safe" streets legislation introduced by the BC Liberal government today does nothing to address the real concerns of the public about crime and safety, NDP MLA Jenny Kwan said. Kwan said that the poorly drafted legislation contains no enforcement provisions or penalties, and is just another attempt by the Liberals to play politics with people's real safety concerns.

"This is yet another example of the BC Liberals trying to position themselves as 'tough on crime' while failing to address the real issue of public safety. We need to deal with the whole problem from a balanced and reasonable angle, not just play the blame game with the poorest citizens," said Kwan. "The successful and already established Four Pillars approach in Vancouver addresses the issues of street safety, homelessness, drug addiction and enforcement in a fair and equitable manner.

"Employment programs, housing, mental health services, community policing are all positive solutions that have been decimated by the government," said Kwan. "Current legislation on harassment and assault, if properly enforced, should do the job, and the addition of this act just doesn't make sense.

"Crime rates are rising, organized crime is on the rise, and more women are being added to the Missing Women's list, but the government's solution is to cut resources for police and community safety and now coming down hard on panhandlers and pedestrians. The priorities of this government are completely wrong."


* From: "Allan Dane" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

I just received notice that my email concerning grizzly bears to Mike Cardinal with copies to you, Ralph Klein, and the leaders of the two opposition parties has been published.

http://ralphsworld.blogspot.com/


* From: "shawn giles" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
http://www.sudan.net/news/press/postedr/200.shtml


* From: "Dorothy Cutting" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


If you love your friends and families, love our planet, please go right now to the website of The International Coalition to Ban Uranium Weapons (http://www.bandepleteduranium.org/index.php) and sign their online petition.


* moyers on journalism
http://www.commondreams.org/views04/0917-02.htm


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1. WEEK OF ACTION - STOP GENOCIDE OF FIRST PEOPLES


A campaign of civil disobedience to expose and stop
the Genocide of indigenous people and their land will
commence in major cities across Canada on "Columbus
Day", Monday, October 11, 2004.


The nine affiliated groups comprising The Truth
Commission into Genocide in Canada announced this
campaign today in response to the refusal of the
government and churches of Canada to identify the
secret burial sites of more than 50,000 aboriginal
children who died or were killed in church-run "Indian
residential schools".


The campaign will commence with selected protests
outside the churches responsible for the residential
schools and will escalate into civil disobedience and
disruption of government facilities and church
activities. These churches include the Roman Catholic,
Anglican, Presbyterian and United Church of Canada.


"We have tried being polite and going through their
court system, but that's gotten us nowhere" commented
Haida elder Wilfred Price of The Truth Commission.


"Mass murder was done to my people and we demand to
know where the churches buried the children who never
came home from the residential schools. Innocent
children were tortured, sterilized, and murdered.
Their spirits will never rest until their remains are
brought home to their own territory."


The Truth Commission has also instructed its member
organizations to support the efforts of indigenous
people in Hawaii and elsewhere to force the revoking
of the Catholic church's infamous Inter Catera Bull of
1493, which sanctioned and justified the conquest and
Genocide of aboriginal people by Christianity.


"European religion was the cause of the murder of over
90% of the Haida Nation. My people are still dying in
droves from the fallout of this invasion, and our land
is still being robbed and desecrated" said elder
Wilfred Price today. "Until those responsible for this
Genocide are brought to trial, there can be no rest,
and no justice, for any of us."


The Week of Action has received the endorsement of
indigenous and human rights groups in Guatemala, the
United States, England and Germany. Its aim is to
force an international inquiry by the United Nations
into the past and present Genocide of aboriginal
people in Canada.


To learn more


In Canada: 1-888-265-1007 (messages)
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Outside Canada: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Websites: www.hiddenfrommhistory.org
http://canadiangenocide.nativeweb.org


From: Kevin Annett < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


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2. MOVIE MONDAY


Thanksgiving Day Monday Oct 11 6:30 ELLING


Norway's highest grossing film of all time is a winning Odd Couple comedy with an interesting twist: Felix and Oscar's Norse counterparts are both outpatients at a state-run mental health facility. Off-beat, charming, funny, the film deftly manages to avoid many of the usual condescending stereotypes while bringing home the importance of a safe and independent housing and a supporting community. Something to consider on Thanksgiving day! R subtitled
* See Suday event http://www.cinematheque.bc.ca/MayJune04/FramesofMindFestival.html


6:30 pm
Eric Martin Pavilion,
Jubilee Hospital (Fort & Richmond)
At the Eric Martin Pavilion Theatre 1900 block of Fort Street Kitty corner to Safeway and Starbucks


by donation


Monday Oct 18 6:30 CALENDAR GIRLS
A Women's Institute chapter's fundraising effort for a local hospital by posing nude for a calendar becomes a media sensation. Sound familar? We have some local examples and some we'll have special guests. The fascination with nudity is great way to draw attention and funds to a cause. (Maybe the MM crew can be encouraged by donations to keep our clothes on!) Pg
Women In Need will be revealing their 2005 calendar at the event!


More info - 595-FLIC or http://www.islandnet.com/mm


From: Bruce Saunders < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

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3. VICTORIA PEACE COALITION


If you arrive and find the door locked, ring the second floor buzzer on the wall to your right. You can park in the lot in front of Lifestyles Market.


Tuesday, October 12
7:30 pm
Member's Lounge, upstairs
BCGEU, 2994 Douglas


From: Victoria Peace Coalition < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


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4. UVSS SOCIAL JUSTICE FAIR


this is an invitation to the UVSS social justice fair, to take place in the


Student Union Building at UVic (Michel Pujol Room)
on October 12th
from 8:30-5pm.


Please feel free to pass this message on to other groups doing social justice work in an around Victoria.


What's included:- advertizing, venue, set-up of tables, chairs


Please bring:-
Information about your organizations, programs, projects you're involved in
and a couple of representatives to accompany said information


Please RSVP so that we can plan for how many tables we'll need on the day.
If you are unable to RSVP, that is okay.


In Solidarity,
Hari Alluri
--
University of Victoria Students' Society
Local 44 - Canadian Federation of Students
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
(250) 721-8367


From: Director of Academics < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

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5. SHOCK CORRIDOR CINEMA


Shock Corridor Cinema Presents the second program in our Guest Curator Series.


Featuring two by French Auteur, Jean Cocteau:


BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (1946, 93min.)


preceded by:


BLOOD OF A POET (1930, 50min.)


Tuesday October, 12th @ 8pm. $2


A diversely talented 'renaissance man' and well-connected French artist, Jean Cocteau's career spanned nearly sixty years. His artistic repertoire included everything from illustration to poetry to Playwriting and filmmaking and his contemporaries included such figures as Luis Bunuel, Edouard De Max, Pablo Picasso, Erik Satie, Edith Piaf and a stack of other prominent artists from the era.


Simple by design, Cocteau's films are visually stunning, and it is the interplay of imagery in his work more than the writing that most successfully convey his ideas. The abundance of symbolic iconography in his films; mirrors, horses, gloves, keys etc has provoked much discussion Cocteau's films in the context of the Surrealist movement. However loaded with elements of surrealism his films may be, Cocteau's oddly psychedelic blending of these elements with mythology, emotion and spectacle is difficult to pin a label to.


The first screen adaptation of the classic story, Jean Cocteau's Beauty and the Beast is one of the most magical films ever made. It dwells in the type of world where enchanted castles are lighted by candles held by moving, human arms that sprout from the wall; statues come to life; magic gloves can transport you from one location to another; mirrors cast a reflection of your true self; and love transcends the brutality of the physical world.


Drawing on some of the stylistic and thematic elements of both Surrealism and German Expressionist cinema Cocteau's version of this classic fairly tale is nightmarishly beautiful in its tribute to both movements. Full of cheeky symbolism (it is a fairy tale after all), this film's cerebral intentions don't overpower its magic. Though those who go looking for analyzable tidbits won't be disappointed, the film's intoxicating visual presence is enough to make it thoroughly clever. This is a film not to be missed by fans of innovative set and costume design. Made entirely with in-camera effects, 'Beauty and the Beast' is a refreshing reminder of what is the imagination is capable of without the use of digital effects (think Gorges Melies meets David Lynch). --Becky Julseth, Curator


TAKE THE SHOCK CORRIDOR CINEMA POLL:
simply go to our web site to vote on the outcome of a future program decision. it's in your hands to pick the program . . .


This month's bout: david lynch takes on the morbid cast of Six Feet Under.


http://thefiftyfifty.org


Upcoming Events:


Saturday, October 16th; 8pm/10pm $5.Art Opening and Music Show featuring new window instalation from former fifty fifty member, Hadyn and original fifty fifty window dresser, Scott. + music from The Approach, Portico, Jordan Mckenzie and Emi Honda (soundstories).
http://www.hybrid.concordia.ca/~ian_camp/soundstories/


Monday October 18th, "All That You Could Ever Know:" Art Show and Birthday Party for an artist currently known as Japhy. Come out and celebrate his work. A Free Afternoon Event!!


Friday, October 22nd; 9pm Immaculate Machine returns for a homecoming show w/ Cadeaux, The Raygun.. $7. this one should be a fun.
http://www.immaculatemachine.com/home.html


Thursday, October 28th ; 9pm. Modern SOuNds for Futuristic People: New Music Series.
An on-going monthly project featuring members of UVic's music school and various avant players from around town. Each program features the work of one local composer; pieces range from orchestrated ensemble to free improvization. Featured players: Chedo Barone, Dave Ito Chokroun, Racheael Wadham, Darren Williams, AlfonseFear, Eldritch Priest, and Issac Flag. Continuing on the last thursday of each month (save for December).


Friday, October 29th; 9pm. $8 Sub Pop recording artists Wolf Parade comes to town for the first time to play for you. Advance Tix currently being sold @ Ditch Records.


Saturday, October 30th. Halloween Party/Uvic Fine Arts Fundrasier featuring, The Great Gaffoni's magic hour; WhoBoat (the boys of lakeboat dawn their Halloween Costume: A live 1970s Who set) + much much more.


Friday Novemeber 5th, 9pm. An evening of live Electro-Pop with
Primes [members of Radio Berlin], Bakelite, and the return of Mousetrap and the shadow dancers. $7
http://www.primes-music.com
http://www.bakelite.ca/


November 12th; Video Kill Screening: Victoria Program.
Music Video Night featuring local films screened in conjunction with works touring with Video Kill's program. Films include music videos featuring and/or films produced by, members of Radio Berlin, The Organ, Black Mountain, Frog Eyes, P:ano, Chet and more. see front page for submission
details.


NEW MUSIC SERIES UNVIELED


The fifty fifty is pleased to present the first program in a new monthly New Music series to take place at the space on the last Thursday of each month.


Each concert of this seven part event features the ensemble playing
the work of one local composer/musician. the pieces cover a wide spectrum in experimental genres, ranging from sound installation, to free
improvisation, to fully composed and orchestrated ensemble pieces.


This inaugural concert features a set of solo pieces and performances by the series' players: Dave Ito Chokroun, Alfonse Fear, Chedo Barone, Darren Williams, Issac Flag, and Eldritch Priest.


Future Programs:


October 28, Isacc Flag
November 25, Chedo Barone
December (on hiatus)
January 27, Rachael Wadham
February 24, Dave Ito Chokroun
March 31, Darren Williams
April 28, Eldritch Priest
_____________________________________
the fifty fifty is located at 2516 Douglas St. (at Bay)
contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


the fifty fifty web site is updated regularly.
http://thefiftyfifty.org


From: the fifty fifty arts collective < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


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6. THIRDSPACE


Do you have an upcoming event or activity that could use some free promotion?


Contact thirdspace with the basic details and we'll try to include it in
our events calendar.


For more information about advertising, subscriptions, or distribution,
please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


You're invited to a volunteer orientation for thirdspace!


Wednesday October 13th @ 2-3 p.m.
Student Union Building, Room B024


We'll discuss volunteer opportunities & enjoy beverages and snacks!


If you cannot attend, but are interested in volunteering for thirdspace,
please contact kathy at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more info.


What is thirdspace?


thirdspace is a student anti-racist, feminist newspaper produced through
the Women's Centre at UVic. We publish a minimum of four times a year
(more depending on resources). We welcome anyone from everywhere to
volunteer and/or contribute writing and artwork for publication.


thirdspace strives to provide a free forum for the multiplicity of voices
within the University of Victoria community and beyond. We wish to
promote all marginalized groups on equal ground. We strive to gather and
share useful information about events, issues, and controversies that
affect all womyn, regardless of culture, age, sexual identity, size,
shape, ability, economic or social situation, colour or experience.


thirdspace


UVic's anti-racist, feminist publication


SUB B107, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC, V8P 5C2
Phone: 721-8353
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Website: uvss.uvic.ca/thirdspace


From: "thirdspace" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it > (by way of Alan Rycroft < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >)


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7. PANEL DISCUSSION

The Panel
Helen Hughes - Victoria City Council
The Rev Al Tysik - The Open Door
Inspector Grant Smith - Victoria Police
Bruce Carter - Chamber of Commerce

Enjoy a box lunch and a thought provoking discussion on


Thursday, October 14th
at noon at
St. Andrew?s Presbyterian Church
(Broughton & Douglas)

$10 ($5 for lunch + $5 for The Open Door)


for more information call ? 384-5734

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8. VANCOUVER ISLAND VEGETARIAN ASSOCIATION


Vegan Potluck

Thurs. Oct. 14, 6:30 pm
First Met Church Hall, Room 207, 932 Balmoral (near Quadra).


Please bring a vegan dish to share (no meat, fish, dairy, whey, honey, etc.) and your own plates, cups, and utensils. Free. Everyone welcome. Vancouver Island Vegetarian Association. 386-2100 or www.IslandVeg.com


From: "Pat Bastone" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


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9. THE HAUNTING OF DON JUAN

THEATRE INCONNU


Presents
THE HAUNTING OF DON JUAN


Based on the plays by Moli?re and Edmond Rostand
Adapted by Clayton Jevne


Directed by Clayton Jevne


In 1914,Edmond Rostand (author of Cyrano de Bergerac) extended Moli?re's
1665 comedy Don Juan, with The Last Night of Don Juan. This tragic-comedy
picked up the darker thread of Moli?re's play, by exploring the consequences
facing Don Juan after death. Moli?re's characters "rise from the dead," in
this sequel, to confront their abuser, and offer after-life perspectives on
Don Juan's promiscuity; with the Devil as arbiter. Don Juan's final fate is
both unexpected, yet completely fitting; and - as with Shakespeare -
prophetically displays an understanding of human psychology years before its
time.


The Last Night of Don Juan premiered in Paris in 1922; the same year that
Moli?re's Don Juan was revived by the Comedie-Francaise. Theatre Inconnu's
production of The Haunting of Don Juan is perhaps the second time audiences
in one centre will have the opportunity to experience the two plays as a
unit. Director Clayton Jevne has adapted and combined the two plays into a
90-minue full length production. The Haunting of Don Juan boasts a cast list
of strong local talent: John Godfrey tackles the title role, with his long
suffering varlet Sganarelle portrayed by Paddy Crawford, Claude von Eberts
handles the Devil himself, Catriona Black plays the tragic Dona Elvira,
while Connie McConnell, James McAndrew, and Rachel Sinnot bring to life the
"peasant" buffoonery of Charlotte, Pierrot, and Mathurine.


For this production Theatre Inconnu has lured back to Victoria its former
resident costume designer (1986-1990), Margaret McKea - whose past 15 years
have been active in Opera, film and T.V. throughout North America. Ms.
McKea's professional progression from small alternative theatre design to
grandiose spectacle will provide a vibrant, yet retrained approach; ideally
suited to the nature of Theatre Inconnu's mandate to provide intimate
alternative productions. The final transition of this heritage hall into
country lane, gentry cottage, and Venetian ballroom is accomplished through
Clayton Jevne's mobile set design, and multi-talented scenic painter
Margaret Lopeteki's masterful brushstrokes.


The Haunting of Don Juan celebrates Theatre Inconnu's first full production
run as resident theatre company at the Fernwood Community Association Little
Hall - a partnership forged in anticipation of the extensive 2005
renovations that will transform this space into an attractive and exciting
90 seat, flexible performance space. Theatre Inconnu's long history of
mounting productions in alternative venues guarantees The Haunting of Don
Juan's dual promise to eliminate any awareness of production limitations to
the current space, and to provide an exciting glimpse into the potential of
future productions in an enhanced performance venue - designed to
accommodate small alternative production.


The Haunting of Don Juan will play at
The Fernwood Community Association Little Hall
(across the street from the Belfry Theatre)
1923 Fernwood Rd., Victoria, B.C.
October 14-16, 21, 23, 28-30 & November 4-6 @ 8pm
October 16 (Sat), 24, 31 (Sun's), & November 6 (Sat) @ 2pm


*** There will also be a free preview showing on October 12 at 8 pm.
Admission: "first come-first served." ***


Admission: $12 regular, $8 seniors, students, and the unwaged
October 21 and 28 are PAY WHAT YOU CAN admission!!!
Information and reservations - (250) 360-0234
The Fernwood Community Association Hall* is wheelchair accessible.


*Please note that this is not the Fernwnood Community Centre on Gladstone
Ave.


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TAPS CELEBRATES 15 YEARS


On October 15, Together Against Poverty Society (TAPS) will be marking 15 years of providing advocacy for tenants and people on income assistance. We would like you to join us.


We will be presenting a report card in poverty issues in Victoria, comparing some of the large issues such as housing, income and basic needs 15 years ago and today. We will be looking at how the issues have changed, whether things have improved, whether more or fewer people are living in poverty, and what that means for us as a community in Victoria.


Legal aid for poverty law has been eliminated and TAPS is often the last line of defence for people needing help accessing provincial income assistance. Last year, the provincial government cut our funding and consequently we lost half our staff and a third of our office space. Alix Hotsenpiller, our sol income assistance advocate now has 150 people waiting for help.


Over the next year, TAPS is hoping to raise enough funds to hire two more advocates. On October 15th we will introduce our new monthly donor program. We have worked out that we need only 500 people giving $20 each month to be able to hire two more advocates.
TAPS welcomes everyone interested in or affected by poverty to come to the October 15 event. Call Jules Payne at TAPS at 361-3521 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to find out more about the event or to learn more about the monthly donor program.


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11. A CHANCE TO BE HEARD

Have your say about the provincial budget -


deadline October 15

The provincial government is consulting British Columbians about how they think the fiscal 2005 budget "surplus" should be spent. There is a short budget consultation paper that can be read or downloaded from www.leg.bc.ca/cmt under Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services. There is an on-line questionnaire that you can fill out.

This is an opportunity to make your views known about the importance of social safety nets and of restoring some parts of the income assistance system (e.g. earnings exemptions) and funding to non-profit and advocacy organizations that were performing key support roles in communities. Some of you might like to take issue with the concept of "surplus" given that it has been generated at least in part by dumping important government roles and selling some of BC's public assets.

Public hearings were held - the one in Victoria was today. Nanaimo will be Oct 8.

You may write to the Committee at:

Office of the Clerk of Committees
Room 224, Parliament Buildings
Victoria, BC V8V 1X4


Or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

For further information, you can call 356-2933 in Victoria or toll free 1-877-428-8337


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12. COMPOST EDUCATION CENTRE NEWS


1. Unique Plants for Sale

Fall Planters,
The following are still available from our micro-nursery of useful plants. Please note that we are sold out of seed garlic.

Tibetan Wolf Berry (Lycium chinense) 6'' pots $10 -This rare shrub produces delicious fruit which has been used medicinally in Asia for centuries

Black Mulberry (Morus nigra) 1 gallon pots $12 - (non-grafted) Another rare edible landscaping plant, the mulberry produces over a three month period during the summer. Ripe fruits are high in protein and will drop readily, making them perfect for chicken forage systems. Super tasty for two legged gardeners too.

Sun Rose (Helianthemum) 4''pots $2.50 -Drought-tolerant woody groundcover with an attractive bright red flower. Good for dry borders and rock gardens.

Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica) 1gallon pots $5 -an excellent, multi-use plant. Harvest and steam the delicious, super-nutritious greens in spring and fall. Dry the leaves for a pleasant tasting, medicinal tea. Easily make tough twine for crafts from the strong fibre in early winter (the Coast Salish use it for fishing line). Steep in a rain barrel to make an organic fertilizer or foliar spray (similar to seaweed in application). Or simply plant in areas you don't want folks to go.


June-bearing straw berries 4'' pots $1.50 1gallon pots $3.00 -you know what to do with these...

The Centre is open Wed-Sat from 10am-4pm
(Cash or cheque accepted)


2. Training Plants for Small Spaces


Training Fruit Trees Workshop

Many of your favourite fruit trees can be trained to grow up house walls or as living fences in the garden. Join expert Phillip Young for a seminar on several of these techniques which can:


? increase production
? ease harvesting
? reduce disease
? utilize the microclimates and vertical areas found in your back yard

Saturday Oct 16 from 2-4pm
Compost Education Centre, 1216 North Park Street


Free for members, $10.00 for non members


Must pre register by calling 386-WORM or emailing back

3. Advanced Composting Workshop

What are the 8 advanced composting essentials?

How can you produce compost in 8 weeks?

Find out on October 23!
10am-5pm

This advanced composting workshop is ideal for people with large or intensively gardened backyards, for people with a small farm, or for anyone who just want to produce better compost and more of it! This workshop will build on composting knowledge and skills through hands-on experience and by taking an in-depth look at:


? Finding and preparing materials for your compost pile
? Building and maintaining an effective pile
? Hot composting
? Bin design and placement
? Carbon to nitrogen ratios
? Biological processes at work
? Soil building: harvesting and using compost

Compost Education Centre, 1216 North Park Street

$40 for Compost Club members
$50 for non-members

Call 386-WORM or email back to register


Greater Victoria Compost Education Centre
1216 North Park Street
Victoria BC V8T 1C9
Hotline (250) 386-WORM(9676)
Business/Fax (250) 386-9678
E-Mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Website www.compost.bc.ca
GIVE BACK TO THE EARTH


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13. FALL ARTS & CRAFT SHOW & TEA


Saanich South NDP is planning a Fall Arts & Craft Show and Tea. We're looking for a variety of artists - people who do painting, pottery, fabric art, jewelry makers, craftspeople, etc, etc.


The event will be advertised as a Christmas craft fair -- to the general public in the newspaper event listing and to members in a mailout. We are going to charge artists a fee for a table (likely $50 with a 75% tax receipt, so it will only cost $12.50 when they do their income tax) and the artist will keep all proceeds from any sales. We'll also be serving tea and sweets and the NDP will make some money from that.


The show is on Sunday, October 17 from 1-5 pm at Strawberry Vale Hall on Burnside.


If you're interested, or have any questions, please contact Susan Vasilev,
the organizer, by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or phone 727-6441. Appreciate it!

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS TO THE YOUTH ROUND TABLE ON THE ENVIRONMENT (2004 - 2005)


YOUNG? INTERESTED? MOTIVATED?


Apply to be a member!


Started in 1997, the Youth Round Table on the
Environment (YRTE) is an active and non-partisan forum
of up to 18 youth (with up to 5 members staying on for
a second year to ensure continuity) that brings
together young Canadians of diverse regional, cultural,
educational, and linguistic backgrounds. Operating via
consensus, the YRTE strives to positively contribute to
Environment Canada's mandate of preserving and
enhancing the quality of Canada's natural environment.


The YRTE is an opportunity for youth from all sectors
of society to learn more about the priority issues and
the current initiatives at Environment Canada. The YRTE
also provides an exchange opportunity for youth from
across the country to come together and share their
ideas and experiences from their respective regions.


During a one-year term, which will begin in November
this year, the group meets up to three times to provide
recommendations to Environment Canada on priority
environmental issues, programs and policies. The YRTE
also acts as a venue to identify youth participants for
departmental/ ministerial events and activities.


To participate in the Round Table, you should be able
to meet the following criteria:


Be between 14 - 26 years of age (may be flexible);
Commit to attend all meetings and conference calls, and
devote a minimum of 3 hours a week for the YRTE;
Be available for the first 2004-2005 meeting which will
be held from November 12-16th, 2004 in the National
Capital Region, and the first conference call, which
will take place on Sunday, October 31st, 2004 from
7:00pm-8:00pm EST;


Have a willingness to work in collaboration with
government;
Agree to understand and respect the YRTE mandate and
vision;
Have demonstrated your creativity, enthusiasm and team
spirit, and;
Have a commitment to the protection and conservation of
the environment for future generations.


INTERESTED?


You will find an electronic copy of the application
form on the
Environment Canada Youth Web site at:
http://www.ec.gc.ca/youth/


In an effort to reduce paper consumption, we strongly
encourage the use of online applications, however if
for some reason you are unable to complete an
application online, please communicate with Environment
Canada by telephone or by email to determine
appropriate alternative. (See contact information below)


** APPLICATION DEADLINE : October 18, 2004 at 11:59pm
Pacific time **


Note: Due to the short timeframe between member selection and the first
meeting, successful applicants will have 48 hours after offer of
membership to confirm their participation in the 2004-2005 YRTE term.


For more information on the Youth Round Table on the
Environment, contact Environment Canada by telephone at
1-800-668-6767 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Adam Cormier
The Fixing Capitalism film project
P.O. Box 38029
Victoria, BC
V8W 3N2
250-480-9255
www.fixingcapitalism.ca (coming soon!)


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15. BUILDING BRIDGES HUMAN RIGHTS PROJECT FOR CHIAPAS


Oct 22 to 24 will be the dates for a seminar to train
human rights observers, sponsored by the Building Bridges
Human Rights Project for Chiapas.


The seminar will start at suppertime on Friday, and run
until late afternoon on the Sunday, and will be led
mostly by veteran human rights observers that have worked
in the southernmost Mexican state of Chiapas. Meals and
accomodation are provided.


The seminar will include such things as role plays that prepare
the participants for realistic conflicts with officialdom and
paramilitary forces, background studies of the confict between
the Zapatistas and the federal Mexican Government, cultural
sensitivity training, and issues such as personal safety and
health measures.


For more information and application forms, contact
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Phone contact can be at 652 1948 or 385 1307.


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16. ECONEWS EXCERPTS


All month: CRD Parks outings and explorations, for all ages. 478-3344 http://www.crd.bc.ca/parks


Every Tuesday, 7pm. Video Series: Storytellers of Earth, with Guide Judy Schachtel. $30. Glenairley Centre, 6040 E. Sooke Rd, 642 3546, http://www.centreforearthandspirit.org


Every Friday, 9pm: NOW magazine with Bill Moyers, KCTS TV, Channel 7


Every Sat, 1:30pm: Tour of Merve Wilkinson?s Wildwood Forest, Ladysmith. Jay, 250-245-5540
Directions - http://www.ecoforestry.ca/WildwoodMap.htm


Every Sun, 3pm. Free vegetarian food at Pandora (Harris Green) between Open Door and McDonalds This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Mon 1-2, Winds of Change. Mon 5-6, Gorilla Radio. Fri, 9-10am The Real News.
CFUV 101.9FM./104.3 http://cfuv.uvic.ca/word.html


Neighbourhood Plastics Recycling: see http://www.pacificmobiledepots.com for schedules

Tue 12, 10am The Future of the Global Energy Supply. Speaker Guy Dauncey. Probus Club, Sanscha Hall, Sidney. 656-3082


Tue 12, 7:30pm VNHS Rainforest Wolves: Life on the Edge, with Chris Darimont, Conservation Biologist with the Raincoast Conservation Society?s Rainforest Wolf Project. Chris will give a brief introduction to this work. Followed by an award-winning and beautiful documentary from Discovery Canada on wolves of the rainforest. UVic Fraser 159. Bring coffee cup and friend. Non-members welcome.


Wed 13, 7:30pm An Intro to Permaculture. Jeff Johnson, Victoria Compost Education Centre. Permaculture is an ecological design system for homes and communities that provides for basic human needs such as healthy food, clean water, and clean energy. Healthy, Wealthy, Wise Workshops for Sustainable Living. Cedar Hill Rec. $20. 595-7121


Thur 14, 6:30pm Vegan Potluck. Please bring a vegan dish to share (no meat, fish, dairy, whey, honey, etc.) and your own plates, cups, and utensils. Free. Everyone welcome. First Met Church Hall, 932 Balmoral (near Quadra). Vancouver Island Vegetarian Association. 386-2100 or http://www.IslandVeg.com


Thur 14, 7pm First Renewable Energy Co-op meeting, Fernwood Community Centre. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 384-0366.


Thur 14, 8pm ?Ah, the Money, the Money, the Money?. Chainsaws on Salt Spring. TV KNOW


Fri 15, 7 pm Free Introduction to Shamanism. Call or email Marianne S"mann-Wyss for location: 382-3582, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , http://www.islandnet.com/~msw


Fri 15, 7pm The Life of Mammals, with Sir David Attenborough. TV KNOW. Major BBC blockbuster series that took 3 years to film. See http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/animals/mammals


Sat 16, 1pm CRD Parks Horth Hill Highlights. Meet parking lot off Tatlow Road. Horth Hill Regional Park.


Sat 16, 6:30pm Gala Dinner and Art Auction, Uplands Golf Club in aid of Restorative Justice Oak Bay - for tickets call Roger Colwill 598-0077


Sun 17, 12-5pm Salt Spring Energy Fair. Multipurpose Room, Gulf Islands Secondary School, Rainbow Road. See http://www.saltspring-onetonnechallenge.org


Sun 17, 1pm CRD Parks Witty's Way Back When. Amble through the forest and past the salt marsh to the sea as we travel from the 1850s to the present. Meet Witty's Lagoon Nature Centre off Metchosin Road. Adults only


Mon 18, 9-4pm Organic Land Care Course. Heide Hermary, 'How Plants Work' Braefoot Activity Centre, 1359 McKenzie $89 City Green (250) 746-3519


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17. WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

October is Canadian Women's History Month. National theme: Yes! We are Persons!
75th Anniversary of the Persons Case. Info:swc-cfc.gc.ca/dates/whm/index_e.html

Thurs Oc 14, 7:30 p.m., Alison Acker & Betty Brightwell introduce Off Our Rockers,
a history of the Raging Grannies, Esquimalt Public Library, 1235 Esquimalt Rd.

Fri Oc 15, Sat Oc 16, Women's History Network of B.C.: Exploring Ideas about
Women Home & Place in B.C. History. Mary Winspear Centre, SANSCHA Hall, Sidney.
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; www.members.shaw.ca/whnbc

Sun Oc. 17, 2p.m., Women's History at Holy Trinity Churchyard,1319 Mills Rd,
at West SaanichRd.,N. Sidney.Meet there.Same cost as above.

Mon Oc 18, 12 noon, Victoria Council of Women with Claudia Lewis, First Baptist
Church, Quadra & N. Park. Public welcome.Lillian, 642-5379; Denelda, 385-0238

Thurs Oc 21 7 a.m., Persons Day Breakfast at Princess Mary Restaurant, $30.
Proceeds to LEAF. Speaker, and silent auction by women's movement artists. Ramona
383-2356. ramona@woodwardand company.com

Sun Oc 24, 2 p.m., Women's History at Ross Bay Cemetery withYvonne Van Ruskenveld
of Old Cemetery Soc.See Oc 10 for info

Thurs. Oc. 28, 7:30 p.m. Victoria Historical Society presents Cathy Converse
on "The Remarkable World of Frances Barkley", James Bay New Horizons, 234 Menzies.Pam
477-3924, or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Public welcome

Ongoing: A Woman's Place: Art & the Role of Women in the Cultural Formation
of Victoria, 1850-1920, Maltwood Gallery, U-Vic, until January.

Thanks, everyone.For info or errors, Lyn Gough, Canadian Women's History Month
Committee; e-mail as above or 475-1893


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18. WESTERN CANADA WILDERNESS COMMITTEE NEWS


1.


THANK you to the over one hundred people who came to last Saturday's
rally to defend BC's parks. Speakers included Matt Price of the
Conservation Voters of BC, Rhonda Murdock of Pacific Rainforest
Adventure Tours, Kathryn Molloy of the Sierra Club of BC, Joe Foy and
Ken Wu of the WCWC, Charley Beresford of the NDP, and Ariel Lade of the
Green Party of BC.


2.
THANK YOU to all the people who came out to our Defend our Public Lands
events last Monday, Oct.4 in four BC locations: in Victoria (WCWC -
Stop Crown land sell-offs), Vancouver (WCWC - Defend our Parks), Tofino
(Friends of Clayoquot Sound - protect Clayoquot Sound), and Duncan
(Youbou Timberless Society - Stop Raw log Exports). The event in
Victoria garnered more media attention than almost any other single WCWC
event in the past year!


3.
Tree of Life Celebration a GREAT Success!


Wow, what an incredible, historic day Saturday was. 500 people throughout
Vancouver Island came out to a giant Weyerhaeuser clearcut (logged in 2000) in
the Upper Walbran Valley. It was the largest forest protection event held out
in BC's forests in over a decade. The energy was really great.


Members of the Getting Higher Choir sang songs on the buses on the way up, in
the clearcut, and in the rainforest by a huge Douglas fir afterwards (the 2.8
metre or 9 feet wide "Alvarez fir" discovered in 2002). In the clearcut, the
people gathered to hear a few speakers (Brant Olson of the Rainforest Action
Network, Ken James of the Youbou TimberLess Society, Shivon Robinson and
Dennis Donnelly of the Getting Higher Choir, Ken Wu of WCWC, artist John
Quigley of Spectral Q) and then headed into the clearcut to take their
positions to form the image.


Incredibly, while it downpoured for almost the entire trip, when everyone had
finally been positioned for the image in the clearcut - the clouds parted and
the blue sky came through! What a stroke of luck.


The image to be formed was of a tilted tree, cut at the base, with a mother's
face, teardrop from her eye, with the words "WAKE UP". The image turned out
well considering the very uneven and slash-covered terrain: the tree and words
were clearly formed, but unfortunately the face was somewhat gibbled (the
woman looks like a pointy-headed ogre, if anything). In a few days, the image
will be posted for all to see on the RAN website at www.ran.org, WCWC Victoria
website at www.wildernesscommitteevictoria.org, and Tree of Life website at
www.treeoflifecelebration.org


Stay tuned for more information about further outcomes of this event, the
release of the images to the media, and of the follow-up campaign to protect
the Upper Walbran Valley and other ancient forests on Vancouver Island and
what YOU can do to help.


THANK YOU to the hundreds of participants, the dozens of volunteers (bus
leaders, song leaders, singers, cooks from Food not Bombs, peacekeepers, site
set-up folks, artists, phone list callers, etc.), Sharon Smith of RAN who
worked most tirelessly of all to get through the tedious, detailed logistics
of this most complex event, and everyone else who made it happen.


More info to come!
Ken Wu
Western Canada Wilderness Committee, Victoria


WCWC Victoria
651 Johnson St.
Victoria, BC V8W 1M7
250-388-9292
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www.wildernesscommitteevictoria.org


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19. COMMUNITY EVENTS THIS WEEK FROM THE GETTIN' HIGHER CHOIR

GETTING CLEAR OF CLUTTER' SEMINAR - Oct. 14

Oak Bay Library.

Clear out clutter and get a new lease on life. Organizing ideas, tips, wisdom.
Professional Organizer, Sandy Jacobsen MA. Phone: 389-0515 to register.

Submitted by: Sandy Jacobsen, former GHC Soprano

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WRITING AN ETHICAL WILL Oct. 14

An Ethical Will expresses the essence of who you are. It passes on your values not your valuables. It is a personal reflection of your beliefs, life lessons, love, and hope - a precious gift to family members and other loved ones.

In this two-hour workshop Dan will briefly review the tradition of Ethical Wills and why they are so important. You'll get examples of actual Ethical Wills as well as useful tips and hands on experience in drafting your very own Ethical Will.

October 14 - 1:00PM to 3:00PM Esquimalt Recreation Centre
October 30 - 9:30AM to 11:30AM Esquimalt Recreation Centre
Cost: $16.00

For further information contact Dan at 598-5406 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Submitted by Dan Curtis, GHC Bass

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TRAGER MENTASTICS WORKSHOP Oct 16

October 16, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
** Choir Special** Enroll yourself and bring a friend for half price.

Trager Mentastics end stress-induced tension and replace aches, pains and stiffness with pleasurable sensations.

These movement explorations are very gentle, easy to do, and work for people of all ages and abilities, from the athlete to the functionally impaired.

Using Mentastics produces qualitative changes in physical movement and posture, mental/emotional attitudes, and in breath and spirit.

Mentastics can dramatically impact (and prevent) a wide range of ailments, from lower back pain to paralysis.

Cost: $100.00 Pre-registration required.

More info at www.audreymairi.com

Submitted by: Audrey Mairi, GHC Alto

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MANDALA WORKSHOP Oct. 16

October 16 - 17/04 in Metchosin
Cost: $175
Registration: Call Marleesha (Counselling for Peace of Mind and Heart) 889-5498

"Creating a Mandala invites the Soul to speak, allowing our vision to open and expand into the unknkown. A Mandala illuminates our life's journey with inspiration and new possibilities."

Submitted by: Pamela Vine, Soundings Soprano

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SONG CIRCLE Oct. 16

When it's your turn you can sing a song, ask someone else to sing a song or pass. Aside from ordinary politeness, that's all the rules there are. Rise Up Singing or any other songbooks are welcome. Some people accompany themselves on instruments, some don't. You don't need to be an expert to participate.

Every second Saturday at the Bent Mast (corner of Simcoe and Menzies and Toronto), 7:30 - 9:30+. There's no cost to this although the innkeeper appreciates it when we buy his beverages or food.

Info: call Stewart at 382-5707.

Submitted by: Bill Hanson, GHC Bass


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On Saturday, November 18th from 10A.M to 4 P.M William Head Institution in Metchosin is holding their annual Open House. This is an opportunity for any member of the community to tour the prison and meet many of the inmates.


They really need to know that they are part of a larger community and this is a chance to do that. It is one of only two times in the year when the public can visit the prison without first receiving clearance. {the other is to see their theatre production which starts Oct. 14th}
Anyone wishing more information can call Patricia Houston at 381- 0656


Submitted by: Patricia Houston, GHC Alto.


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