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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Earth Hour 2012 – Will You Be There?

Written on March 30, 2012 at 10:28 am, by

Earth Hour 2012 will be held on Saturday March 31st 2012 between 8:30-9:30pm wherever you are in the world. It is an event where individuals and businesses can turn out their lights for one hour to take a stand against climate change. Earth Hour began in 2007 in Sidney, Australia and was the brain child  Continue Reading »

Cordova Bay Women’s Golf Exposition

Written on March 26, 2012 at 11:14 am, by

Way back in 1992, on the first Tuesday in April, 30 women gathered ‘round the starter’s stand, were warmly greeted by Doug Grove and teed off into history. 20 years later Doug Grove is still starting people off the first tee with a warm greeting and those 30 ladies have grown into the 250 strong  Continue Reading »

Happy St. Patrick’s Day – A Wee Bit of History

Written on March 17, 2012 at 2:22 pm, by

The person who was to become St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, was born in Wales about AD 385. His given name was Maewyn, and he almost didn’t get the job of bishop of Ireland because he lacked the required scholarship.  Far from being a saint, until he was 16, he considered himself a  Continue Reading »

Life on the Saanich Peninsula – A Blog Series

Written on March 10, 2012 at 12:49 pm, by

Tasha’s 1st day of School at Knute Way House Having spent almost all of my life growing up in Saanich and now living on the Peninsula for over 17 years, I thought I would blog about what I love and know best about life on the Peninsula. As newlyweds, Bohdan and I purchased our first  Continue Reading »

Cordova Bay – The Local Gem of Victoria

Written on March 9, 2012 at 2:58 am, by

Here on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victorians enjoy a beautiful city, a magnificent setting and a climate that is the envy of the rest of Canada. It’s not surprising that so many people have come here to settle and make Victoria their home and those who discover the natural beauty and unique setting  Continue Reading »

February 2012 Victoria Real Estate Market Reflects Consumer Confidence

Written on March 1, 2012 at 3:25 am, by

VICTORIA, BC-The story continues from last month when the Victoria Real Estate Board reported a relatively stable market when compared to the same time in 2011, but REALTORS® report they are optimistic that new provincial HST transition rules and a New Home First-time Buyers Bonus will stimulate sales of new properties. February’s sale volume was  Continue Reading »