14. New RCMP Staff Sergeant Darren Waidson settled into his new office in March. He holds a memento from his days as an instructor at the RCMP training academy in Regina. As a going away gift, his first troupe of cadets - Troupe 12 - got him a hockey jersey of his favourite team - the Montreal Canadiens. Photo by Carolyn Barber / The Victoria Standard. 15. 2017 Mi’kmaw Summer Games drew over 5,000 athletes and spectators to Wagmatcook. Photo by Donald Gordon Mackenzie. 16. Paul Diekelmann, 84, proudly displays the Certificate of Canadian Citizenship he recently received after years of living as a 'Lost Canadian' in Canada but without the legal right to call himself a Canadian citizen. Photo by Carolyn Barber / The Victoria Standard 17. Dr. Carlyle Chow retired on May 31st after 40 years of practicing medicine. He pictured with administrative assistants, Lauri Macaulay, Shelley Maclean and Barb Cook. Photo by Jennifer Ripley. 18. Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the Municipality of the County of Victoria Sandy Hudson retired after 15 years on Oct. 15. 19. Reverend Allison Etter is seen speaking to the Greenwood United Church congregation. The much-beloved minister relocated to Sydney in July, leaving a vacancy in the leadership of the church.