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September 04, 2013 edition of the Sooke News Mirror

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<ul><li><p>C O M M U N I T Y N E W S M E D I A</p><p>Black PressWednesday, September 4, 2013Agreement#40110541</p><p>NEWSM I R R O R</p><p>Editorial Page 8 </p><p>Entertainment Page 11</p><p>Sports/stats Page 25</p><p>COME TO THE F AIR</p><p>The Sooke Fall Fair is 100 years old. </p><p>Page 11</p><p>SOOKE</p><p>7x2.5shelley davis</p><p>2x1mtg ctrClassifieds P21 75</p><p>Infusion of funding for local projectsBritt SantowskiSooke News Mirror</p><p>On Wednesday, Aug 28, the Government of Canada announced spending specific to Sooke, which will ben-efit infrastructure proj-ects at Camp Barnard, the Sooke Region His-torical Society (our museum), and the Charters River Salmon Interpretive Centre. In total, $80,100 are being invested in the com-munity of Sooke. The funds come from the federal governments Community Infrastruc-ture Improvement Fund (CIIF). </p><p>Youth attending Camp Barnard as a part of the cross country running group listened on the edge of their seats as the Honour-able John Duncan Minister of State, Chief Government Whip, and Conservative MP for Vancouver Island North made the announce-ment at the camp. Hon-ourable Michelle Rem-pel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, was unable to attend. </p><p>In his speech about the funds given to local programs, Duncan said These [programs] are very much a founda-tion for our communi-ties, bringing families, visitors and residents </p><p>together, will enhance the qualify of life in our communities, and to generate economic activities and jobs.</p><p>Program organizers took the opportunity to express their grati-tude and announce how their individual programs were going to use the funds.</p><p>Camp Barnard received $23,250. The funding model for Camp Barnard is pretty straightforward accord-ing to Gary Hendren, the spokesperson for Camp Barnard. The user pays a fee, and the camp makes up the difference with money raised through local fundraising events. </p><p>One of the prob-lems that we do run into using that model is major infrastructure replacement, said Hendren. The upcom-ing 2015 Scouts Jam-boree, where the orga-nizers at Camp Barnard are expecting about 3,000 attendees, height-ened awareness of needed infrastructure upgrades. The funds they received will go towards replacing a piece of pipe (that) was put in on a tempo-rary basis in 1987, said Hendren. Currently, that pipe leaks like a sieve.</p><p>The Sooke Region Historical Society received $27,500. Lee </p><p>Boyko, the executive director at the Sooke Region Museum said the funds would be put towards roof upgrades, the installation of LED lights making the museum more energy efficient and space upgrades, allowing for larger groups to come through the infor-mation centre and museum. This funding will allow the museum to prosper, develop and grow summed up Boyko.</p><p>The Charters River Salmon Interpre-tive centre received $29,350. Speaking on behalf of the Charters River Salmon Interpre-tive centre, Elida Peers said We are a strug-gling group of volun-teers dedicated to both enhancement of salmon habitat and to education in promot-ing understanding in the needs of our West Coast salmon popula-tion for future sustain-ability. To further their mandate, the centre will use their funds to install skylights, cre-ate viewing areas and seating, provide pro-tective viewing cover-ings and install win-dow blinds. Septic upgrades and hookup are also planned. These improvements will assist in their plan to accommodate an on-site caretaker. </p><p>Britt Santowski photo</p><p>Action for Sooke Elida Peers, speaking on behalf of the Charters River Salmon Interpretive Centre, addressed the infrastructure improvements that will ultimately help with their plan to accommodate an on-site caretaker. The federal government came through with funding which will see improvements made to the centre. Funding was also given to Camp Bernard for upgrades and also to the Sooke Region Historical Society for fixing the roof of the Sooke Region Museum and installing better lighting. In total the federal government handed out just over $80,000.</p><p>Derek Parkinson250-642-0405</p><p>NEW LOCATION!Coching Mortgage Corp.</p><p>103 - 6739 West Coast Rd. 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Hammer Extra Liquid Laundry Detergent 2.2L .......$299</p><p> AAA Outside Baron of Beef</p><p> $6.59 kg .....................................................</p><p>Locally Owned &amp; Operated Since 1974</p><p>Quality and Convenience</p><p>FROZEN FOODSFROZEN FOODS</p><p>Schneider's Country Naturals Beef or Chicken</p><p>Burgers680g ....................................................</p><p>$999 Schneider's Old Fashioned or Natural</p><p>Ham700-900g .............................................</p><p>$999</p><p>$109 $199 $749</p><p>For Your Healthy Lifestyle</p><p>NATURAL FOODSNATURAL FOODS</p><p>Simply 7</p><p>Hummus or Lentil Chips 113g 2/400</p><p>Coco Libre Organic</p><p>Coconut Water 1L .........................$329</p><p>Simply Natural </p><p>Organic Salsa 470 ml .....................$169</p><p>Simply Natural </p><p>Organic Ketchup 575 ml ..............$229</p><p>Sunbutter</p><p>Sun ower Seed Butter 454g ....$399</p><p>Vans Gluten-Free</p><p>Frozen Waf es 255-269g ...........2/500</p><p>$229</p><p>6s</p><p>BulkFoodsBulkFoods</p><p>McCain Regularpotato Patties 1.3 kg................</p><p>$439Snowcrest</p><p>Blueberries 600g ......................$429</p><p>Naleway</p><p>Perogies 1 kg 3 Varieties ............$229</p><p>Cool WhipDessert Topping 1L .....................</p><p>$299</p><p>454g</p><p>Fresh,HalibutFillets</p><p> $339</p><p>White or 60% WWBread454g</p><p> $109Chocolate ChipMuf ns</p><p>Raspberry Loaf</p><p>Cake$399 $249</p><p>ChickenCordons</p><p>Kicking Horse OrganicFair TradeCoffee</p><p>Chocolate Chip</p><p>Cookies $329</p><p>$199</p><p>89</p><p>$139</p><p>New ZealandFujiApples</p><p>Organic WashingtonRusset Potato</p><p>2/600 </p><p>2/600 California</p><p>Small Fancy Lemons1lb ................................</p><p>2/300California </p><p>Pomegranate..................................</p><p>2/400River Ranch</p><p>Romaine Hearts3's ................................</p><p>2/400Hot House on-the-vine</p><p>Cherry Tomatoes...................................</p><p>2/400Organic Baby PeeledCarrots</p><p>B.C. 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Its essen-tial to life in all forms and it is one of the old-est materials used for food preservation. Its a natural product found and harvested all over the world. </p><p>Sea salt, or fleur de del, is harvested from the sea through evapo-ration and it is about as natural as you can get. </p><p>Jessica and Jeff Abel were sitting around a friends table and talk came around to local business and local food. At one point in the conversation Jeff asked, We live on an island, why isnt any-one making sea salt?</p><p>This whole notion started the ideas roll-ing and since both Jes-sica and Jeff were not exactly happy in their work, they decided to pursue the idea further.</p><p>Research and more research led the couple to the shores around French Beach. </p><p>Jeff had a boat and was asked to bring in some seawater next time he was out fish-ing. So Jeff went out in his boat, used a hose and pump and brought Jessica sea water in large containers. That was the first in a series of efforts to get sea water easily and pain-lessly out of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. There are other stories of bro-ken pipes and pumps, crashing waves and ice cold fingers, but perse-verance paid off.</p><p>I wanted to see if I was crazy, said Jes-sica in reference to her first experiments mak-ing sea salt. I tested </p><p>and tested and found I could actually make a business out of this.</p><p>Neither of them has a entrepreneurial or business background, but entrepreneurs and business owners they became. That was in 2011 and their prod-uct, at the time was called Salish Sea Salt, but copyright issues forced them to find a new name.</p><p>The couple eventu-ally came up with the name Saltwest Naturals and they were in busi-ness. The name speaks to their core values of sustainability, natural organic and local foods.</p><p>It has to be good for you and good for the earth, said Jessica. </p><p>They have just fin-ished building a certi-fied kitchen and show-room/office on Lemare Crescent and are in the process of construct-ing a greenhouse which will allow them to use solar evaporation of the sea water to speed up the process. Right now, their process is labour intensive and </p><p>very hands on. They just purchased a 1,500 gallon cistern to stock-pile sea water for use over the year. </p><p>The salt they pro-duce is tested and has been deemed safe for consumption. Its upstream from Vic-toria in the cold clear waters of the Juan de Fuca. Jeff researched the currents to make sure they had clean sea water. It is filtered twice through a 12 micron filter before evapora-</p><p>tion. A batch of salt can take up to a week to make and Jessica is at it from morning to mid-night. Its manual work and she can be found in the kitchen stirring her pots of salt and added ingredients such as gar-lic or smoked maple syrup.</p><p>It all takes time, she said, its a slow food. It falls into the 100 Mile Diet.</p><p>What comes out of her kitchen is gourmet salt. The Sweet Smokey Maple is the most pop-</p><p>ular and is spectacular on wild salmon. They maple smoke the sea salt and it is all natural, no preservatives, glu-ten, MSG or binders.</p><p>Its unique to Salt-west and Jessica is always busy coming up with new ideas and flavors. There is Presto Pesto, Lemon Pepper Infused sea salt, Chili Garlic and a host of oth-ers. Their most popular gourmet salt in Ocean Jewel, a premium salt made by growing the salt crystals into rare </p><p>formations. Its a high-end finishing salt.</p><p>T...</p></li></ul>