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Current Classifieds August 2017


BAYVIEW FRAMING & ART. A profitable picture framing business in its 17th year, with continued strong growth. Purchase price includes training. Contact Wanda or Bruce at 250-245-0011.

GYM EQUIPMENT. Marcy power cage $350; Marcy home gym $150; one Marcy workout bench $30; 1” iron weights 260lbs $180 & plastic weights 433lbs $200 Call 250-245-2546.

33 FOOT RANGER SLOOP, in top shape, ready to go, exc. single-hander, moored Ladysmith Community Marina, 250-245-7804 rlpink [at] telus [dot] net


VERY NICE LARGE ONSUITE ROOM in big house on great 50-acre property in South Nanaimo.  Suitable older female, sharing, some help & companionship situation.  Reasonable cost negotiable.  Call 250-716-0001


MID-ISLAND HOME SUPPORT since 2009. Personal assistance and house cleaning available. Bondable, licensed, certified and insured for your safety and ours. For the best rates, around, please call 250-924-2273 (CARE).

I CAN EDIT. Copy editing, proofreading, structural editing and more. Fiction or nonfiction; web content and eBook prep. For more information, email editican [at] gmail [dot] com.

BARNACLE BILL’S CHARTERS. Fishing and sightseeing. Call 250-210-0787 or 250-245-4185.

CONCRETE RESULTS. Contracting, full-service forming and finishing, walls, walks, patios, drives. 35 years experience. Call Gord 250-753-4024.

BEADS BEADS BEADS ETC.! 9752 Willow St., Chemainus. Best prices on the Island. Follow Facebook@etcinchemainus or call 250-324-2227.

EXPERIENCED HOUSE SITTER available for summer/fall 2017. References avail. Prefer long stay. Call Kathleen 250-619-0786.

ROMAX MASONRY. Chimney repairs and rebuilds. Stonework. Patios. Interlocking pavers. Fireplaces. Slate installs. Minor excavating., romax-bc [at] shaw [dot] ca, or 250-516-7597.

HOUSE CLEANER. Attention to detail. Reliable & trustworthy! References available. Call 250-734-2714.

HOUSESITTERS INC. now accepting home and cat-sitting jobs for spring and summer. Fully insured security & insurance house checks by retired RCMP personnel. Call 250-713-5110.

DELICIOUS HOME-COOKED MEALS delivered. Daily or weekly options. References. Food Safe certification.  Also offering help at home for seniors. South Nanaimo to Chemainus. Home-Cooked Meals by Char. (250) 245-2478.


JACLYNN COTTRELL REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPY. $100 for one hour; $60 for 30 minutes. Available evenings. Located across from Friesen’s on York Rd in Cedar. Call 778-971-0444.

TAI CHI for mental & physical health. Beginner classes start Sept. & Jan. Mondays at Cedar Heritage Centre. On-going class Wednesdays at North Oyster Community Centre. Both classes 10am to noon $25/mo. Call Sara 250-245-1466.

EASY DOES IT FITNESS.CA for Beginners and Beyond. Hundreds of exercises to perfect your workout. Arthritis friendly; specializing in knee, shoulder, neck, hand and back exercises. Call 250-591-7665.

HEARTMATH. The fastest, easiest way to reduce stress! Contact me at I would love to be of help.


DARRELL ESSAR RENOVATIONS. Over 30 years’ experience, certified journeyman carpenter. No Job is too small, from fences, decks, tile work, hardwood flooring, painting, drywall etc. For free estimate, call Darrell 250-714-3823.

MAKE IT NICE qualified, experienced gardener available for private, residential gardens. Please call 250-754-9346.

QUALITY RENOVATIONS. Big or small. 25 yrs. exp/journeyman, affordable. For free estimate, call Lars 250-616-1800.

KEEP IT CLEAN SOLUTIONS. Top to bottom service. General, event, windows, we’ll even make your bed! Great for families, seniors, single parents, office cleaning, flexible service to fit your schedule. Email aliciajohnson [at] telus [dot] net or call Alicia 250-709-1364.

HOME SWEET HOME CARE SERVICES. All care inside and out of the home; home care, house work, yard work and transportation. Contact janjamieson101 [at] gmail [dot] com or call 250-701-2909

ARE YOU BUYING OR SELLING A HOME…curb appeal, re-design or new design ISLANDGARDENSCAPES.CA 250-802-0461 ask for Kathleen

ISLAND PRUNING. Professional tree care from large scale orchards to budding new trees. I can meet any pruning need. Shrubs, vines and ornamental. Large and small clean ups. Call Darcy Belcourt 250-323-1260.

KB HANDYMAN AND YARDWORKS SERVICES. Minor carpentry work, decks, fences, gutter cleaning, tree pruning, yard clean up, lawn fertilizing, mowing. Senior’s discount. Call Karl at 250-714-2738.

GARDEN RENOVATION AND LANDSCAPING. Are you thinking of a garden renovation or landscaping project? Excellent quality and knowledge. We are happy to assist you with any landscaping or gardening work you need. Estimates are always free. Give Sandpiper a call! 250-246-2421.


PROFESSIONAL PET CARE SERVICE. Leash ’em & walk ’em with Marlena. Insured and bonded. Animal First Aid and CPR. Service for all pets including dog walking, home care visits, overnight with pet in my home and much more. As my love is yours! Call 250-246-3394.

TOO CRAZY BIRDY HOTEL. Now three locations: Victoria, Cedar, and Comox Valley. Travel with peace of mind, parrot boarding in loving settings. Budgies to macaws. $7, $14, $18 for sml, md, lrg. Diana and Kip 250-722-2201.

THE PET NANNY. Let us pamper and love your pets at your home or ours. Experience and references are available. Shanon or Bill at 250-924-8809, Ladysmith.

ANIMAL COMMUNICATOR. I provide services to help with behaviour issues, lost animals, messages your animal wants you to hear and much more. Contact me at or 250-246-3394.


LYNN’S SENIORS CARE HOME. High quality personalized care. Warm caring environment. Great food and snacks. Family events. Couples and pets welcomed. Ocean views, gardens. North of Ladysmith. Call 250-245-3391.

LEAVE A LEGACY. Memoirs, family cookbooks, personal histories, in print and eBook format. Also offering VIDEO PRODUCTION services, from script to screen, ready to share and post on your socil media and website. Phone for an estimate to TAKE 5  250-245-7015 or email editor [at] take5 [dot] ca.

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