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Current Classifieds October 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.


WANTED LIVE-IN HOUSEKEEPER for elderly gentleman on rural acreage close to Ladysmith. Call Laura 250-591-0733.


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.

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

VIDEO PRODUCTION services, ready to post online [dot] editor [at] take5 [dot] ca. 250-245-7015.

EXPERIENCED HOUSE SITTER available for spring and summer 2018. References avail. Prefer long stay. Call Kathleen 250-619-0786.

LOCAL 20 YEAR RESIDENT with 32 years experience as a Licensed Life Insurance Broker. Available to come to your home or place of business to discuss your Personal or Corporate Life Insurance needs. Excellent markets and rates. Norton Dainard 250-245-0179.


COTTAGE PAINT 101. Transform old furniture into AWESOME! Learn the basics plus creative decorative techniques. All supplies included plus 15% off Cottage Paint purchase at Antique Addict. Email shop [at] antiqueaddict [dot] ca or call now to book 250-245-6533.

THE KNOWLEDGE NOOK tutoring services offers 1 to 1 & small group tutoring in French Immersion & English at all school levels. Instruction by B.C. qualified teacher with over 23 years experience. Visit 30 Roberts St., or email jaynerullo [at] gmail [dot] com.

MUSIC LESSONS in Ladysmith. Woodwind or brass instruments. Any style. Flexible schedule. Call 250-924-3350 or 1-403-471-1304.


JACLYNN COTTRELL REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPY. $100 for one hour; $60 for 30 minutes. Available evenings. Located across from Friesen’s on York Rd., 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! I would love to be of help. Contact me at


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

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.

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

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

KEEP IT CLEAN SOLUTIONS. Home & Office Cleaning. General, event, windows, we’ll even make your bed! Great for families, seniors, single parents, office cleaning, flexible service to fit your schedule. Contact Colleen Hennessy, Manager, at colleenhennessy01 [at] gmail [dot] com or 250-802-9770.

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.

NEED HELP WITH HOUSEWORK? Let Lean On Me Housecleaning take care of it for you! Reliable and friendly service with attention to detail. Your home will sparkle! Call 250-245-2478.

JANICE’S 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. Ask for Kathleen at 250-802-0461.

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.

SENIORS UPGRADES. Railings, grab bars, wheelchair ramps; interior re/finishing, carpentry, painting, custom shelving/storage, decks, benches. Make the home you love more comfortable and functional. Namaste Home Improvements at 250-245-2751 (see display ad).

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

THE HAPPY GARDENER. Weeding, digging, raking, cutting back, etc. I also do odd jobs. Cheerful and conscientious. Call David 250-618-9217.


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.

ORANGE RESCUE CAT MAX (2 years) needs inside/outside country home. Also needed FOSTER HOMES FOR RESCUE CATS prior to adoption. Call 778-441-3320.

GOLDEN LEASH OBEDIENCE. Certified Balanced dog training specialist. Covering Nanaimo to Duncan, puppy and adult classes, private lessons, help with aggression and problem behaviours. Text or call 250-667-3878.


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.

CEDAR SENIORS DROP-IN. Held every Wednesday, 1 to 3pm, at the Cedar United Church Hall. Games, refreshments and an opportunity to meet your neighbours. Call Donna at 250-722-3536 or Barb at 250-722-2346.

EXPERIENCED COMPASSIONATE REGISTERED care worker will provide home care, light housekeeping and transportation to and from appointments. Email jcconscious77 [at] gmail [dot] com or call 250-924-0844.

LEAVE A LEGACY. Memoirs, corporate histories in book, e-book or video formats.editor [at] take5 [dot] ca

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