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HOCKEY AWARDS Similkameen players win end of year accolades See page 9

HISTORIC WATERFRONT

OK FALLS LEGION WINNERS

Kaleden’s waterfront buildings turn 100 See page 14

Poster contest winners from Kaleden and Okanagan Falls See page 13

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Forgotten fund$ Bank of Canada is looking after money left in Keremeos Youth Association Gaming account since 2001 By Steve Arstad news@keremeosreview.com The Review recently received a letter from a Vernon resident who, during a search of unclaimed balances through the bank of Canada’s web page, discovered an unclaimed balance that originated with the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in Keremeos. The letter was sent to the Review with a request to look into finding the owner of the unclaimed balance, rather than see it “go to waste”. An “unclaimed balance” is a Canadian-dollar deposit or negotiable instrument, issued or held by a federally regulated bank or trust company. It can be in the form of a deposit account, bank draft, certified cheque, deposit receipt, money order, GIC, term deposit, credit card balance, or traveller’s cheque. If an account goes dormant for a period of 10 years, and if the owner can no longer be contacted by the institution holding the security, the balance is turned over to the Bank of Canada, which acts as custodian on behalf of the owner. Balances are transferred to the Bank of Canada once a year, on 31 December. We took the copy sent to us to the Keremeos Bank of Commerce. Branch manager Dawna Foidart told us that, because the account had been dormant for so long, it had been

transferred to the Bank of Canada, and the local bank no longer had any records related to it. The unclaimed balance of $545.92 is registered in the name of the “Keremeos Youth Association Gaming Account”, with an address listed as R.R#1, S3, C14, Keremeos. The savings account number is 05-20039 0, and the last transaction on the account was Nov.29, 2001. The account was transferred to the Bank of Canada at the end of last year. The passage of Bill C-37 on March 29, 2007 brought the following rules into effect regarding the handling of unclaimed balances: The Bank of Canada will now hold unclaimed balances for thirty years, once they have been inactive for ten years at the financial institutions. Therefore, balances will now be held for a total of forty years prior to being prescribed. Only balances of less than $1,000 will be prescribed after the forty-year period. Previously the limit was less than $500. Think you might have forgotten about a bank account sometime in the past? It happens - the Bank of Canada is currently looking after 1.3 million unclaimed balances, worth approximately 465 million dollars. Over 93 per cent of these were balances of less than $1,000, which represents 29 per cent of the total value outstanding.The oldest balance dates back to 1900. For more information on claiming a balance, contact the Bank of Canada’s website, “How to Claim” at: http://www.bankofcanada.ca/ unclaimed-balances/how-to-claim/

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Frank Forward of Penticton packs up his fishing rod after an early morning session on Yellow Lake earlier this week. The ice broke up on the weekend, and boats are replacing ice huts on the popular fishing lake.

Crime Stoppers looking for custom mountain bike During the night of March 15/16, a mountain bike was stolen from a locked shed in the Industrial area of Penticton. The bike is described as being a “specialized” racing style with a mono shock rear end, upgraded “888” front shocks and a custom color change paint job that ranges from green to purple depending on the angle and light when observed. Serial #PC 281186 with a replacement cost

of over $3,000. Anyone with information on the location of this bike is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or go to our website www.southokanagancrimestoppers. ca for other anonymous methods of passing along information. Should your information lead to an arrest, you may qualify for a cash reward up to $,2000.


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KEREMEOS MONDAY: N.A. meets at 8 p.m. at the South Similkameen Health Centre. MONDAY: Men’s Recreation Hockey, Sim. Rec. Ctr. 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm 2nd MONDAY: Similkameen COPS, 7 p.m., Upstairs at the Legion (Legion Hall). Ben Gumm for info 499-0216 4th MONDAY: Orchard Haven - Friends and family council monthly meetings. Making a difference to residential care. MON, WED, FRI: KrossFit Fitness (similar to ‘boot camp’) 7:15 - 8 am, Sim. Rec. Centre. For more info call Theresia 499-2029 or email trin51@yahoo.ca TUESDAY: Every 2nd, Caregiver Group, Activity Room, Orchard Haven 1:30 - 3 p.m. For info 499-3020 TUESDAY: AA Meetings, 7:30 p.m., in the Health Center Activity Room, info call Diane 499-0077 TUESDAY: Handguns 5:30 pm Fly Tying/22 Shoot, 7 pm, KCSA (Keremeos Cawston Sportsmans Association) Club House. More info call 250-499-7027. TUESDAY: Keremeos Bellringers, 7:30 pm, Cawston United Church, for more info call Herma @ 499-5292, Joan @ 499-2450. TUESDAY: Mites Hockey, 6:00 pm, Sim. Rec. Ctr. WEDNESDAY: Qigong exercise 9 a.m. Cawston Church Hall. 499-7852 for information. WEDNESDAY: Kyokushin Karate at Legion Hall from 5 - 7 p.m. Phone Lyle for info 292-8565. WEDNESDAY: Diabetes Clinic, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Similkameen Health Centre. RN & Reg. Dietitian in attendance. Dr. referrals or self referral. Appts. necessary. Phone 1-800-707-8550.

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Saturday, April 28, 3 pm Meat Draw Hosted by & Proceeds to Citizens on Patrol. Then join us for Dinner $5 & Dance to music by D.J. Russ Treit

OKANAGAN FALLS SECOND MON: Communities for Kids OKFalls Table Mtg., 2:45 pm at StrongStart Early Learning Ctr. at OK Falls Elementary, 250-498-8433 for more info. MON. & WED.: Carpet Bowling 1 p.m. SeniorĂ­s Centre. TUESDAY: South Okanagan Toastmasters 7 - 9 p.m. at Best Western in Osoyoos. Call 498-4412, 499-2144. TUESDAY: Bingo at the Senior CitizenĂ­s Centre on Willow St. 1p.m. (except last Tues.). EVERY 3RD TUESDAY: Legion Branch #227 Gen Meeting 7 p.m. Jack Hill Room, OK Falls. WEDNESDAY: Join the Stroke Recovery Club for stroke survivors and caregivers, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the South Okanagan Similkameen Brain Injury Society office, #2-996 Main Street, Penticton..Call Tina at 490-0613. FIRST WEDNESDAY OF MONTH: OK Falls Legion - Ladies Auxiliary General Meeting 1:00 p.m., Jack Hill Room, OK Falls. THIRD WEDNESDAY OF MONTH: OK Falls Womens Institute meeting at the Falls Community Centre business at 7, entertainment at 8 p.m. Call Betty for more info - 497-6665. THURSDAY: Bridge 1 p.m. Seniors Centre. THURSDAY: Crib 7 p.m. Seniors Centre. THURSDAY: Computer classes 9 a.m. SeniorĂ­s Centre. FRIDAY: Arts group painting 1- 3 p.m. FRIDAY: Whist 7 p.m. 2ND & 4TH FRIDAY: A Wellness Clinic is held at the Seniors Centre, on Willow Street, 9 to 11 a.m. Have your blood pressure, heart and weight checked by a retired registered nurse. Open to everyone. FIRST FRIDAY OF MONTH: OK Falls Legion - Ladies Auxiliary Dinner and Entertainment 6:00 p.m. After the Meat Draw. THIRD FRIDAY OF MONTH: OK Falls Legion Ladies Auxiliary Steak Fry Dinner 6:00 p.m. After the Meat Draw. FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS: The Okanagan Falls Legion Branch #227 has meat draws from 5:00 p.m. SATURDAY: OK Falls Legion Branch #227, Dinner and Dance 6:00 pm. FIRST SATURDAY: Ladies Auxiliary Branch #227. Drop in Bingo 1-4 p.m. Jack Hill Room. OK Falls. THIRD SATURDAY OF MONTH: Drop in bingo at OK Falls Senior Centre. 1128 Willow St.

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In front of Valley First Credit Union Raffle! Win a unique hand crafted bird house. Any extra plants, trees, cuttings, to donate to the sale would be greatly appreciated. Please contact or bring on day of sale Angie 250-499-7775 or Shirley 250-499-5028

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EARTH DAY Friday, April 20 - 9:30 am - 4 pm Valley First Credit Union Personal document shredding with a donation to the Feed the Valley Campaign April 17 - 20. All proceeds benefit the Cawston & Area Food Bank.

The Keremeos Branch is located at 638 - 7th Avenue. Ph: (250)499-2313

The last storytime was held on Friday, March 30 at the Keremeos Library. This program will resume in the fall.

THURSDAYS: AA meetings at 7:30 pm Health Centre activity room. Info. call Eleanor 499-5982. THURSDAY: KCSA Monthly meetings the last Thursday of each month at clubhouse 7:30 p.m. THURSDAY: STICKS & PUCKS (9 - 13 year olds) 5:00 pm THURSDAY: Men’s Rec Hockey, 8 - 10 pm. THURSDAY: Yoga, Cawston Hall in the WI Room 7:30 pm, for more info call Theresia 499-2029 or email trin51@yahoo.ca THURSDAY: Afternoon dances at the OAP Seniors Centre from 1:30 - 4 p.m. THURSDAY: Similkameen Adult Badminton Club, Oct. 16th to Dec. 18th, 7 pm to 9 pm, For more info call Manfred at 499-5290. THURSDAY: Weight Watchers, 5 pm, Elks Hall. More info call Sarah at 250-499-2878. FRIDAY: Keremeos TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at 9:00 a.m. at the Health Centre. Visitors & new members are welcome. Call Georgina at 499-0202 or Dianne Clifton at 499-5180 for more info. FRIDAY: Elks and Royal Purple bingo. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Carpet Bowling at 1:00 p.m. in the Cawston Hall. Bowlers needed. Call Glennys at 499-5409. SATURDAY: MITES HOCKEY 10:00 am SUNDAY: STICKS & PUCKS (9-13 year olds) 3:30 pm SUNDAY: KCSA Trap Shooting, 11:00 am to ?, Weather permitting. SUNDAY: Yoga at 8:00 am at Sim. Rec Centre, bring a yoga mat & blanket. Call Theresia (Certified Yoga Instructor) 499-2029 or email trin51@yahoo.ca SUNDAY: AA Meeting at 10:00 am in the Health Center Activity Room. Info call Eleanor at 499-5982. 3rd MONDAY: Kars Under the K Meeting, 7:00 pm, Meeting Room at Health Center, Call Marcel Morin for info 499-7775. 2nd TUESDAY: Can-Do General Meetings. Everyone Welcome. Phone 499-2420 for more information. 3RD TUESDAY: Legion General Meeting. 7:00 p.m. Keremeos Legion Hall. 1ST WEDNESDAY OF MONTH: Regular meeting of the O.A.P. Branch #65, at 2 p.m. Keremeos. 1ST & 3RD WEDNESDAY: Search & Rescue meet 7-9 p.m., 8th Ave. & 4th St. Call 499-6067 or 499-5429. 2ND WEDNESDAY OF MONTH: The Similkameen Garden Club meets at 7 p.m. at the OAP Centre on Main Street in Keremeos.. Everyone is welcome. 2ND & 4TH THURSDAY: Keremeos Lions Club meet upstairs at the Legion hall at 7 p.m. 2ND AND 4TH THURSDAY: The Royal Purple Lodge meets at 1:30 p.m. at the Elks Hall. Info: 499-7073. LAST THURSDAY OF MONTH: KCSA Club meeting. EVERY 1ST AND 3RD THURSDAY: The Keremeos Elks meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Elks Hall. EVERY MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY: Interval Training at the Rec. Center, 6am-7am, Call Annette @ 250-499-2238 1ST SUNDAY OF MONTH: Jam Session. OAP. 1 p.m. Everyone Welcome. 499-0112. HEDLEY TUESDAY: 2x’s a month Soup and Sandwich - OAPO Hall watch for posters. THURSDAY: Library 2 pm - 7 pm Hedley Happy Hall, free computer use. THURSDAY: Learn how to make Crafts - 6:30 pm to 9 pm at OAPO Hall 2ND MONDAY: Regular monthly meetings are held at 6 p.m. Hedley Happy Hall19 + & over welcome 2ND MONDAY: Hedley Museum meeting, 6:00 p.m. at the Museum 2ND SUNDAY: Pancake Breakfast, Hedley Happy Hall, 8:00 am to 11:00 am, OAPO Hall 3RD MONDAY: Monthly meeting 2 pm at OAPO EVERY SUNDAY: Hedley Farmer’s Market, June 5 to October 9th, 9 am to 1 pm, follow the signs

Merry Christmas & Season’s Greetings from our family to Yours We’d like to say in all sincerity, That we wish you much joy and prosperity And when the holidays is through, May our best wishes remain with you.

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Canada Geese wait for open water on Yellow Lake last week. The last few days of warmer temperatures have had their effect on the ice, and the birds can now make the lake their home once again.

Photo by Steve Arstad

Declining La Niña conditions may point to better weather ahead Cooler than normal conditions indicated in the short term, but signs of changing atmospheric pattern may be a sign of better weather ahead BC Rivers Forecast Centre La Niña conditions in the Pacific Ocean were observed to weaken through March. Weather patterns through the month were consistent with typical patterns observed during La Niña events. Wetter than normal weather was observed across most of British Columbia, with very wet conditions in the Lower Fraser, Columbia and Kootenay regions. Temperatures across the province were 0.5 to 1.5 ºC cooler than normal. Snowpack Combined cooler and wetter weather through March has led to significant growth of snow packs throughout the province. Snow packs are above normal throughout the province. The snow basin index for the entire

Fraser River basin is 131 per cent of normal. This is the 5th highest April 1 snowpack observed since 1953, and is similar to levels observed in 2007. Okanagan-Kettle 104 per cent of normal Similkameen 110 per cent of normal Outlook By April 1, about 95 per cent of the annual B.C. snowpack has typically accumulated. For most areas, the transition from snow accumulation to snow melt generally occurs in the middle of April, and therefore the April 1 snow survey is considered to be the key survey of the year for assessing the impact of snow pack on seasonal water supply and flood risk. With above normal snow packs through most of the province, above normal spring runoff volume is expected in most basins across the province. Conditions in the Okanagan-Kettle basin have improved since February with the current snow pack at near normal levels. Therefore near normal seasonal runoff is expected for the Okanagan basin. Snowmelt driven rivers in British Columbia generally reach their peak

levels in May and June. La Niña conditions across the equatorial Pacific Ocean have been weakening and the Climate Prediction Centre with the U.S. National Weather Service (NOAA) is predicting the La Niña event to break down by late-April. NOAA suggests that atmospheric patterns are still indicative of La Niña conditions, and this is consistent with current seasonal weather forecasts from Environment Canada. The current 30-day deterministic temperature forecast from Environment Canada is for cooler than normal temperature across the province, except the far north and north-east. The current three-month forecasts transition into warmer than normal temperatures through most of the province into the summer, and below normal precipitation over the same period. The River Forecast Centre continues to monitor snow and weather conditions across the Province and when conditions warrant, provides advisories through media releases and on the River Forecast Centre website: http://bcrfc. env.gov.bc.ca/. The May 1 snow bulletin is expected to be released on May 8, 2012.

YMCA-YWCA to deliver employment services program for Similkameen YMCA - YWCA recently announced the opening of three new WorkBC Employment Service Centres to serve residents of the Penticton catchment area YMCA - YWCA press release The WorkBC sites will offer free employment services for male and female jobseekers ages 16 to 65+ and are accessible by all unemployed/ underemployed British Columbians who are seeking employment and are legally eligible to work in B.C. There is a wide range of services to support job seekers to find and maintain employment and to improve their employment readiness. YMCA-YWCA WorkBC Employment Services Centres will make it easier for people to find work

through a wide range of integrated employment services and supports. YMCA-YWCA WorkBC Employment Services will be offered to the following geographic areas and in the following locations: Penticton Employment Service Centre located at 50 Calgary Avenue serving Penticton, Kaleden and Okanagan Falls, Okanagan-Similkameen Area “E,” and Okanagan-Similkameen Area “D.” Princeton Employment Service Centre located at 206 Vermillion Avenue serving Princeton, Chuchuwayha and Okanagan-Similkameen Area “H.” An itinerant, mobile and outreach employment service, provided by On Your Mark Employment Services, will serve Okanagan-Similkameen “G,” Lower Similkameen, Keremeos, Blind Creek, Alexis, and Ashnola. On Your Mark Employment Services will have an office space in the Village

of Keremeos to provide one to one case management and case managed services to eligible clients by scheduled appointment. In addition, individuals and employers can access on-line job search and employment assistance through Y’s employment website at www.ymca-ywcaworkbc.ca. Unit 103, 719-7th Avenue in Keremeos. Individuals seeking to book one-on-one appointments with On Your Mark Employment Services can call 1-855-770-5627 for assistance. Robert Bryce, EPBC Catchment Area Manager, recently attended a RDOS board meeting to discuss the WorkBC project in the Penticton Catchment Area. Based on some feedback received during this meeting, the YMCA-YWCA will be arranging a meeting with Mayor Manfred Bauer in the near future to discuss how the YMCA-YWCA of the Okanagan can better meet the employment needs of the community and implement a job board.

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to Dr. M. De Vries, Jaret and all of the wonderful, supportive staff in the acute care unit of the South Okanagan General Hospital; Dr. G. Partridge and staff at the Keremeos Diagnostic Keremeos Home Support; and Joan and Brian Thompson, staff and all his friends at the Mountainview Manor in Keremeos who have shown such kindness and care to my father William Patterson. Thank you as well to Poonan Lal at the Maple Leaf Motel Inn Towne in Oliver for all of her thoughfulness and assistance. Your care and compassion have made his passing easier to bear. Thank you. Barbara Weston and family



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Our Mom, Dorothy MacDonald, was in your wonderful care at Kyalami Place for the past four years and during that time became very attached to each and everyone of you. For the incredible care, support and love you gave her we will be forever grateful. A big thank you to all the staff at Orchard Haven for your care of Mom during her two weeks with you. Your support of our family during this difficult time was phenomenal and your care for our Mom was amazing. Our heartfelt gratitude goes out to all of you, especially Dr. Partridge, Tara, Stacey and Eirinn. Also a special mention to Pastor Weibe for his kind words at Mom’s service, it was much appreciated. In the short four years Mom was in Keremeos she made many friends and to all of you thank you, you made her feel welcome. Wayne, Sharon, Donna, Ted, Judy, Joy and extended families, including 13 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.


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Keremeos Valu-Plus Foods headlines industry magazine Recent winner of industry heritage award, accolades continue with national magazine exposure for Keremeos store Local grocer Valu-Plus Foods was the subject of the front cover of Western grocer, a nationally published magazine dealing with the grocery industry. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Valu-Plus thrives in its bucolic environment - but itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bracing for future challenges,â&#x20AC;? reads the subtitle of the four page spread. The article deals with the trials and tribulations of operating a small, independent grocery store in a sea of chains, focussing on Valu-Plusâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; history in the Keremeos community. The grocery store was recently awarded the Arnold Rands Heritage Award for its longevity. Valu-Plus partner Shannon Forner (right) was featured along with store manager Murray Monroe (left) on the front cover of Western grocer magazine.

Attention: All 3 and 4 year olds, Parents and Caregivers!

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Place: Cawston School Come and join us for a celebration of fun and learning at Cawston Primary School! There will be literacy, art, and math activities for children and parents, a shared story, a chance to meet our Community Service Providers and gifts for the 3 and 4 year old children.

Please pass on this information to any other families you know.


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C’mon over here... I’ll play with you, the cat seems to be saying. It’s spring and cats and mice are out doing their thing again. Although it appears as though this cat is only mildly interested in the mouse, that certainly wasn’t the case a few moments later. KEREMEOS ELKS & ROYAL PURPLE FRIDAY BINGO Photo by Steve Arstad

South Similkameen Museum Society plans for a busy year By Judy Chisholm South Similkameen Museum Society At the AGM of the South Similkameen Museum Society there were few changes but many accolades for the hard working volunteers. The new executives of the society are President Judy Chisholm, VicePresident Doreen Topping, Treasurer Doreen Smith, Secretary Kim Ruttig, and the new directors are; John Armstrong, Pat Kupiak, Celia Pattenden and Della Barrett. A new position was created to honour Frances Peck as she was appointed historian. Frances’ invaluable knowledge of the people and places in this valley are an asset that we have been relying on and will be asking her to assist in that vein more and more

in the next year or two. The museum society has been very busy over the past year carrying on with many of the existing functions such as; hosting a booth at all the community events and holding a plant sale. But there were a few new activities as well, the very popular Fancy Hat Tea Party, and the Pioneer picnic are two of the more popular new functions. With a busy year behind us we are gearing up for an even busier new year. While still maintaining the existing community events many hours will be worked by volunteers if we are successful in obtaining a grant to help sort, catalogue and digitize many photos and documents that are in the museum but should be safe guarded by scanning them into a computer. This will be a

huge job and we will be reaching out to ask for more help from the people of this community. The results of our application should be known by the end of August. With spring upon us (or is that wishful thinking) there will be a yard clean-up at the museum on May 5 at 10 a.m. If you have a good and reliable gas weed eater that you could donate to the museum (to use ...not go on display) we would be very grateful. Or, if you can’t donate one maybe bring yours over and we will let you use it in the museum yard. We are also looking for some garden hoses and sprinklers, most of ours should be moved inside the building to go on display. If you can help in any way please call Judy Chisholm at 250-499-2883.

Similkameen Farmworkers Campground Society emphasize farm accommodations this year By Doe Gregoire Similkameen Farmworkers Campground Society Chair Following our last meeting earlier this year, the committee members decided that creating a campground again was not feasible at this time. The group decided to change the focus to an advocacy group instead. Doe Gregoire was invited to give a workshop at the annual meeting of the COABC (certified organic association of British Columbia). The topic

included issues surrounding the lack of accommodations for farm workers and alternative means to alleviate this problem. Along with the lecture a brief questionnaire was handed out and completed by those farmers who attended the lecture asking for their feedback on the issue. The RDOS has been in touch with our group to possibly promote and deliver a similar questionnaire to the farmers in Area “B” and “G” asking for their feedback and or support for providing better accommodations for

their workers where necessary. In the mean time Doe has information for the farmers about how to create inexpensive out door hot showers using a hot water on-demand unit, with plans for easy construction as well as inexpensive ways to build a kitchen area using a travel trailer. Farmworkers for the most part don’t mind using tents as long as they have a place to pitch it and have a way to cook and get clean after work. Anyone wanting a copy of the shower plans, please contact Doe at 499-2952

One million dollar boost for school fruit and vegetable program By Kathryn Hardy Ministry of Agriculture B.C. is providing $1 million to further support school children’s access to fresh B.C.-grown fruit and vegetable snacks in the classroom. This funding is in addition to a $3 million expansion announced in May 2011, and will help support the expansion of the BC School Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Program to include more public and First Nations schools across the province. It is expected that an additional 75 schools will join the program by September 2012, and a further 75 schools will join by January

2013, benefitting up to 27,000 more children each year. This would bring the total participating schools to 1,484. The program will also continue to support schools that wish to purchase fridges and provide salad bars, as ways of offering fresh fruit and vegetables in the school. Additionally, the funding will enable the program to explore new models for increasing children’s and families’ access to fresh, local fruit and vegetables. The objective of the BC School Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Program is to increase students’ knowledge of, preference for and consumption of, fruits and vegetables. The program provides

B.C. grown fresh fruit and vegetable snacks to children in all grades and is available to most of B.C.’s public and First Nations schools. The program was created in partnership with the Ministries of Health, Agriculture, and Education and is led by the BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation, a non- profit organization dedicated to bringing B.C.’s agriculture to students. The BC School Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Program promotes B.C.grown produce, and distributors include the Overwaitea Food Group, Saputo Dairy Products Canada, Dynamex Couriers, Bayview Market and Papason Trucking Ltd.

Friday Night at the Elks Hall Doors Open at 5:30 pm All proceeds go towards Elks & Royal Purple Charities

Keremeos Irrigation District To Owners & Occupiers of Land within the Boundaries of the Keremeos Irrigation District: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE ELECTORS of the Keremeos Irrigation District will be held at the Keremeos Irrigation District Office, located at 712-6th Ave. Keremeos, B.C. on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012 at 7:00 P.M. FOR THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES: 1. To receive from the Trustees a report on District operations, and a financial statement for the year ending December 31, 2011. 2. To receive the Auditor’s report to ratepayers; 3. To ELECT ONE TRUSTEE for a term of THREE YEARS. 4. To discuss with the Trustees any matter relating to the works and finances of the District; 5. To fix remuneration of the Trustees for the ensuing year; 6. To consider and handle any other business which may be properly brought before the meeting. Nomination papers for the position of Trustee can be picked up at the District Office located at 712-6th Avenue. Nomination papers for the position of Trustee must be received at the District Office by NOON, Friday, April 20th, 2012. Dated at Keremeos, BC This 12TH, day of April, 2012.

Ian Walters Board Chairman

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THE REVIEW Publisher: Mark Walker 605 7th Ave, Box 130, Keremeos, B.C. V0X 1N0

Editorial Famous phrase now applicable to all MPs A delegation consisting of Dan Albas, MP for the riding of Okanagan - Coquihalla, is scheduled to appear before this Thursday’s RDOS Corporate Services Committee meeting to inform the committee regarding recent budget changes that increase the age of eligibility for old age pensions to 67 years old. We wonder what Mr.Albas will be able to say to make the budget change more palatable to the committee. We strongly suspect there will be nothing new revealed in Mr. Albas’ comments. We feel that Mr. Albas cannot justify the raising of OAP age for the simple reason that he made no effort to staunch the unreasonably generous flow of the public’s money into his publically funded pension plan. This is not a personal matter - Alex Atamanenko, MP for BC Southern Interior, should be joining Mr. Albas in the committee room this Thursday. There should not be any respite for our federal politicians from public wrath over this issue. A lame promise to take some action on MP pension plans after this parliament is simply not good enough. There should not be any peace when politicians insist on elevating themselves to a higher status level where fewer economic rules apply than to the rest of us. As we have noted before, this is an issue that transends political boundaries. The basis of reasoning from which the present sitting of parliament has earned our eternal wrath can be best explained by recalling a portion of the famous comment used by Brian Mulroney against John Turner during the leaders debate in the 1984 Canadian federal election. The exchange has been considered one of the great “knockout blows” in the history of Canadian political debate, and the phrase could just as successfully be applied to our parliamentarians as a whole regarding the issue of MP pension reform: “You had an option, sir. You could have said, ‘This is wrong for Canada, and I am not going to ask Canadians to pay the price.’ You had an option, sir. You could have done better.”

Letters Policy The Review welcomes letters to the editor that are of interest to our community. Whatever the subject, there are a few basic guidelines to follow before The Review will publish your comment. - Letters should be typed or neatly written and present the issues as clearly as possible in 300 words or less. - All letters must contain the name, address and signature of the writer, and a phone number where they may be reached during business hours. - Anonymous letters will not be published and pen names may not be used, except in exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the editor. - The editor reserves the right to edit for length, clarity or reject letters over matters of libel, legality, taste or style.

Awards night provides a lesson in civility Magnanimous conduct of first place finalist allows competition to feel like winners, too By Steve Arstad news@keremeosreview.com This past weekend I was honoured to attend the Ma Murray Community Newspaper Awards on behalf of the Review after being selected as a finalist for the John Collison Memorial Award for Investigative Journalism. My nomination as a finalist was based on a series of articles published in the Review late last summer, outlining some issues negatively affecting some of the Mexican farm workers in the Similkameen. The Review’s entry faced some pretty serious competition. We came up against a series of articles

written by Jeff Nagel of the Surrey News Leader (which ran in the Review last year) and a submission written by Aaron Orlando of the Revelstoke Times Review about squalid conditions in B.C. forestry workers’ camps. I have to admit that having to address a large public audience (i.e., more than three people) is not an experience that I thrive on. I think I would sooner face having my fingernails pulled out, one at a time, or get waterboarded than to have to address an audience. Well, it might not be quite that bad, but you get the idea. At any rate, I didn’t have anything to worry about last Saturday night as only the first place finisher had to go up on stage. That well deserved honour went to Jeff Nagel for his articles on the justice system. Aaron Orlando won second place for his submission, leaving the Re-

view with third. Jeff used his presentation opportunity to prove that not only is he an exceptional journalist, he is also a gracious, urbane and charitable winner. Upon accepting his first place award, Jeff ’s remarks were almost entirely directed (favourably) towards his two competitors. I won’t go into details about what he said, but suffice to say that when he finished, I didn’t feel as though I had lost to him at all. I never had an opportunity to speak to Aaron, but I’m sure he must have felt the same way. We seem to be living in a time where disrespect of our fellow man is rampant - from contending with things in our daily lives like road rage, to witnessing those game-by-game attempted-decapitationsloosely-disguised-as-abody check in the NHL, to everything in between. Such things as civility, selflessness and - most

key - respect for each other - seem to be in rapid decline. (This isn’t meant to be preachy - I would readily include myself as also being responsible for helping to create that perception of humanity.) Jeff’s few comments last Saturday night made everyone feel good - including his competitors. That kind of consideration is a rare thing indeed. It was a great thing for me to experience - and who knows? - maybe even learn something from. Congratulations, Jeff, on a job well done. You proved to be the better man in more than one category on Saturday night.

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Defense spending ignores true needs of Canadians To the Editor: What if there had been an emergency that involved many lives - what if? Ottawa to boost search , rescue funds - Penticton Herald April 16, 2012 The porko’s of our beautiful country never cease to amaze me with their inexperienced lip service. Defense Minister Peter MacKay announced $8.1 million will be spent to strengthen search and rescue response. MacKay and dissidents are anxious to blow billions of bucks on F-35 fighter jets to protect Canadians from what - I haven’t figured out yet. On the other hand not one helicopter could be deployed immediately to help find a 14 - year old Burton Winters because all helicopters were out

of commission. Young Burton never lived to see the light of another day but strange as it may seem - there was a helicopter ready to go pluck Pop Gun Pete (aka) Defense Minister Peter MacKay from a fish camp at great public expense. As usual the sickness of our Canada is caused by inexperienced Porko’s and company who live above the clouds - shielded from the beat -and sounds emitted from a sea of broken hearts from so many that do the honest work here on planet Earth. Too bad personal porko grain bins are filled with golden seed instead of Round -up or the soon to be obsolete penny. Tom Isherwood, Olalla

Princeton rancher convinced of merits of national park To the Editor: Re: CPAWS Presentation On April 3, I attended the CPAWS (Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society) Presentation at the Riverside Centre regarding the possibility of a national park in the Similkameen and left the presentation with whole bunch of unanswered questions. Foremost, what does this community really want and what do we want this community to look like? It is clear we do not want an aquatic centre and that is reiterated with a nauseating regularity in letters to the editor. At yesterday’s meeting a number of people spoke against the national park. Foremost, among the nay sayers was a lobby from a group of cattle ranchers. Cattle ranchers are known for their resistance to change. They are a stoic, self made breed of cat that do not want change at any cost. And in another world that might work, but today in a community that is at risk of dying that is not possible. People are not flocking or relocating to Princeton and Area “H” in record numbers. As a matter of fact the population is decreasing. In all other jurisdictions in the southern Okanagan the population is on the increase. Small business is having difficulty, schools are facing declining enrolment, and need I mention health care. Every other evening the Princeton Hospital is featured on the news describing the latest emergency closure. This community is desperate for growth in order to maintain the few amenities we have and not lose more. We need to attract and keep the young families we have in this community, but our collective actions continue to do the exact

opposite. Younger folks - those under 50 - that I talk to are just shaking there collective heads. “If this is the wisdom of the elders, (saying “no” to everything) I want nothing of it and will be leaving.” A community with a future is not possible without young families. They make possible the sustainability of a community, plain and simple. With all due respect, retired and aging folks, even though we would like to believe the opposite, do not foster tremendous growth in a community. Communities grow when schools grow, when hospital have obstetric capabilities, when recreational facilities are supported, and on and on. I believe we need to make a few decisions that will inspire some growth in this community, so as to be able to afford a few amenities. We then may be able to attract some of the health care professionals we are in desperate need of and perhaps keep this hospital open. There is a bigger picture here than just the needs of a few cattle ranchers objecting to change. We are talking about the survival of a community. We can keep saying “No” to every initiative that comes through our valley and our population will continue to slowly disappear. We are at risk of becoming the “endangered species” if we do not make some progressive moves. I am supporting the national park initiative because of the potential positive spin offs it can bring to the region, in addition to projected annual revenues of 37 million dollars. I urge the rest of you to speak up and do the same. I am proud of this community and want it to grow and realize its potential. Local rancher, Charles Weber ,Princeton.

Free course in meditation offered to everyone To The Editor: I’ve just been given a wonderful gift. Actually, the same gift is being offered to you, too. The Cawston/Keremeos Ecumenical Parish (Saint John’s Anglican and Cawston United Congregations) has invited me to teach an eight-week course in meditation, that we’ve titled “Meditation for Everyone”. They want it to be a free, “no strings attached” gift from them to anyone who would like it. Really. No preaching, no judging, no membership sales-pitch. A free gift, pure and clear. But what exactly is meditation? Some think of it as a form of prayer. In those terms I would describe it as “prayer beyond words”. Some understand it in broader, less religious terms, like “opening your mind to the big picture”. Though a bit fuzzy, I like that. It sounds refreshing, and liberating, and “wonderful” – as in “full of wonder.” Those are three good words. Medical and mental health fields often speak of it in therapeutic terms, kind of like “meditation medication.” It’s “good for what ails you,” like stress, anxiety, and high blood pressure. I find it to be all of those things, and more. Meditation is as old as the hills - the Judean hills where Jesus taught and meditated and the mountains of Tibet. It is also as new as quantum physics, from Einstein to the present. Actually it “exists”,

or is experienced, only “in the present moment”. It can’t get any newer than that! I’ve been practicing and teaching meditation for over thirty years. I teach a form of it that can be easily learned, incorporated into a variety of belief systems, and practiced by persons of any religious tradition or none. It is “ecumenical” in the broadest sense of the word. Maybe that’s why they’ve signed me up to do this. You can sign up too, by calling them at 499-5451. Just leave a message saying “Register me for the meditation course”, with your name and your email address or phone number. The course is on Tuesdays, May 1through June 19, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at St. John’s Church, 605 Fifth Street in Keremeos. You’re also invited to a bonus precourse, day-long prayer workshop on Saturday April 28, from 9:30 to 4 p.m.. Prayer may sound like old stuff, but expect its content to be beyond your expectations! And it’s also free. I’d love for you to join me at either or both of these events. And thanks, Ecumenical Parish, for the gifts. Ron Shonk, Keremeos (Ron serves as the Coordinator of PVPP, the Lower Similkameen’s Proactive Violence Prevention Project. He is also an ordained minister of the Lutheran Church.)

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Monthly incident report from the Keremeos Volunteer Fire Department KVFD press release Keremeos Volunteer Fire Department responded to the following incidents in March 2012 1 – Chimney fire 1 – Garbage can fire 3 - Motor vehicle incidents 1 – Brush fire The Keremeos fire department would like to thank Evin Hartfield, owner of Cathedral Ridge construction for donating material and company time for the preparation of some recent training and also Duncan Baynes for the use of the property. A shockingly high number of homes in B.C. don’t carry working smoke alarms, resulting in a high number of accidental deaths, according to a new study by the University of Fraser Valley and Surrey Fire Services. As a result, the provincial government and the Fire Chiefs’ Association of B.C. are launching a new campaign to ensure every home in the province has a working alarm. On Thursday the province and Surrey released data showing that almost 70 per cent of houses that caught fire in B.C. between 20062011 did not have a functioning smoke alarm. The research suggests that one in three fire deaths over that period might have been avoided if there had been a working smoke detector. The data also shows that children, elderly people, those in First Nations communities and rural areas are greatest at risk of dying in a house fire. “This is a very poor report card on the state of functioning smoke alarms in our province and country,” said Len Garis, the President of the Fire Chiefs’ Association of BC and also Surrey’s fire chief. “As a fire service, we now have the opportunity to work together and make a real difference on this important safety issue. We’ve tackled this issue before, but this time we’ll be looking for permanent, sustainable solutions.” BC Attorney-General Shirley Bond said the report’s findings show the province needs to convince residents its in their personal interest to install a working smoke detector in their home. “At the end of the day, we want every home to have a working smoke alarm. It’s a goal we should have for all Canadian homes, and we plan to lead by example in our province.” The study, which was completed earlier this year, analyzed almost 50,000 fires in Alberta, B.C. and Ontario that took place between 2006 and 2011. There were 663 fatalities.

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Rash of wildfire incidents leads to warning from Kamloops Fire Centre Vigilance urged for safe outdoor burning this spring Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations press release Since the beginning of April, Wildfire Management Branch personnel and municipal fire departments in the Kamloops Fire Centre have responded to a number of wildland fire incidents that resulted from poorly planned open burning. Provincial fire crews have extinguished wildfires that burned over 100 hectares of land, which is a high level of activity for this time of year. No lightning was detected in the area, so it appears that these fires were all human-caused and thus preventable. The Wildfire Management Branch recognizes that conducting safe and well-planned open burning is sometimes necessary to manage vegetation continued on page 17

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Last Tuesday, the South Okanagan Minor Hockey Association wrapped another season with its annual awards ceremony. Four local boys were nominated, Keifer Bosscha was the receipt for the Ron Brimacombe Memorial Award. This award is presented to a Pee Wee/Atom age player for their dedication to the game of hockey. Jaidon Minshull received the SOMHA Atom Best Defenseman award for his hard work, dedication and offers the most defensively to their team. Honorable mentions to Alex Helm who was nominated for the Pee Wee Best Defenseman and Levi Carter was also nominated for the Best Defensive player.

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Jean Duncan (far right) of Keremeos finished the 2012 - 10K Sunrun under 2 hours and finished 9th in her category. She was surrounded by her family as they met for dinner the night before and walked/ran the 10K together. Jean started doing the Sunrun in 2003 and has continued doing the Sunrun every year.

SRC Bowling Year end bowling from Similkameen Rec Centre League Champs Alley Oops - “K-View Crew” Bundie Page Lester Pruden Peggy Boucher Elaine Ritchie Wednesday A.M. G.A’.s - “Happy Gang” Madeleine Pruden Bruce Crossman Lester Pruden Pam Irwin Gary Thielmann G.A. Swingers - “Seagulls” Don Black Evelyn Pettigrew Ron Blackmore Ed Wilson John Thornton 200 Club Winners Ladies Helen Witter Men Harold Desjardins

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Interior Health joins Volunteer Canada to mark National Volunteer Week April 15 - 21, paying tribute to the thousands of volunteers who graciously donate their time and energy to support our patients, clients and residents. “Volunteers complement the care provided by our professionals,” says Norman Embree, Interior Health Board Chair. “It is a great way to gain new experience, meet new people, and make a real difference in your community. The health care setting truly allows volunteers to have an impact on people’s lives.” Events are being held this month to say “thank you” to the many vital volunteers throughout the organization. “We sincerely want to acknowledge our volunteers, including the many auxiliaries that work so hard on behalf of patients,” says Interior Health CEO Dr. Robert Halpenny. “They contribute through vital fundraising, giving directions, visiting with dialysis patients, offering wigs and scarves to cancer patients, and countless other ways each day. Our volunteers are the definition of caring and compassion.” National Volunteer Week is Canada’s largest celebration of volunteers, volunteerism, and civic participation. It deserves to be recognized - across Canada 13.3 million volunteers contribute 2.1 billion total hours. Interior Health is continually recruiting these special individuals to fill important roles in our hospitals and health centres, residential care facilities, in public health related roles, and in our communities. Visit www.interiorhealth. ca for volunteer opportunities in your area. Visit Volunteer Canada, the National voice for volunteerism, at www.nationalvolunteerweek.ca to learn more about the difference volunteers make each day, and how you can recognize their efforts during national Volunteer Week. There are online videos, posters, e-cards and other resources available to let volunteers know how much their work is appreciated.

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 THE ROOKIES  DAILY PLANET  STORAGE WARS  SAY YES TO THE DRESS: BRIDESMAIDS 8:30 PM  RULES OF ENGAGEMENT  MARKETPLACE  MIKE & MOLLY  OFF THE RECORD  SEINFELD  COCKTALES  GOLF CENTRAL  HOUSE HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL  ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT CANADA  CANUCKS TV  STORAGE WARS  SAY YES TO THE DRESS: BRIDESMAIDS 9:00 PM  PRIMETIME: WHAT WOULD YOU DO?  HARRY'S LAW  CSI: NY  GRIMM  THE FIFTH ESTATE  ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY  AGATHA CHRISTIE'S POIROT  ESPN FILMS  FRIENDS  SUPERNATURAL  TOSH.O  GREY GOOSE 19TH HOLE  SELLING LA  MUSEUM SECRETS  THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF VANCOUVER  ROSEANNE  STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION  CONSPIRACY THEORY WITH JESSE VENTURA  THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER  CURIOUS AND UNUSUAL DEATHS  FRINGE  STORAGE WARS  MY BIG FAT GYPSY WEDDING 9:30 PM  9:55 AGATHA CHRISTIE’S POIROT  FRIENDS  SEINFELD  SOUTH PARK  GOLF Legends of Golf PGA  SELLING LA  ROSEANNE  CURIOUS AND UNUSUAL DEATHS  STORAGE WARS 10:00 PM  20/20  RINGER  BLUE BLOODS  DEA  DATELINE NBC  NEWS HOUR FINAL  CBC NEWS: THE NATIONAL  AMONG THE RIGHTEOUS: LOST STORIES FROM THE HOLOCAUST IN ARAB LANDS  SPORTSCENTRE  ACCORDING TO JIM  KTLA 5 NEWS AT 10  WGN NEWS AT NINE  SEINFELD  ALBERTA PRIMETIME  THE SIMPSONS  PRICE IT OUT  ANCIENT ALIENS  THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ORANGE COUNTY  GOLDEN GIRLS  MOVIE 2012: Ice Age  STORAGE HUNTERS  SPORTSNET CONNECTED  FROZEN PLANET  FOX 28 NEWS FIRST  STORAGE WARS  SAY YES TO THE DRESS: BRIDESMAIDS 10:30 PM  10:55 CBC NEWS: LATE NIGHT  THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE  KTLA SPORTS FINAL  IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA  FAMILY GUY  UGLY AMERICANS  PRICE IT OUT  GOLDEN GIRLS  STORAGE HUNTERS  10:35 30 ROCK  STORAGE WARS  SAY YES TO THE DRESS: BRIDESMAIDS SATURDAY, APR 21 12 7:00 PM  ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT WEEKEND  16:9 THE BIGGER

PICTURE  GREY'S ANATOMY  AMERICAN DIGGER  CRIMINAL MINDS  THE CELEBRITY APPRENTICE  HOCKEY Stanley Cup Playoffs Teams TBA NHL  KEEPING UP APPEARANCES  W5  HIPPOS: AFRICA'S RIVER BEAST  SPORTSCENTRE  PIX NEWS AT TEN  TWO AND A HALF MEN  WGN NEWS AT NINE  CALL OUT: SEARCH AND RESCUE  CORNER GAS  HOUSE OF BRYAN  THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF VANCOUVER  BUBBLE WRAP KIDS  7:15 MOVIE Alien Tornado  PYTHON HUNTERS  SOCCER FC Dallas vs. Vancouver Whitecaps MLS  AMERICAN CHOPPER: SENIOR VS. JUNIOR  THE BIG BANG THEORY  LAST CHANCE DRIVING SCHOOL  48 HOURS: HARD EVIDENCE 7:30 PM  AMERICAN DIGGER  AS TIME GOES BY  TWO AND A HALF MEN  CALL OUT: SEARCH AND RESCUE  CORNER GAS  FEHERTY  LEAVE IT TO BRYAN  LAST CHANCE DRIVING SCHOOL 8:00 PM  SHARK TANK  THE CELEBRITY APPRENTICE  CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION  AMERICAN DIGGER  ESCAPE ROUTES  MOVIE The French Lieutenant’s Woman  FLASHPOINT  HEARTBEAT  IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA  FAMILY GUY  30 ROCK  MEET THE BROWNS  STRUGGLE FOR DEMOCRACY  KIDS IN THE HALL  PROPERTY VIRGINS  THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF VANCOUVER  CAKE WALK  MANTRACKER  BERING SEA GOLD  AMERICA'S MOST WANTED: AMERICA FIGHTS BACK  LAST CHANCE DRIVING SCHOOL  48 HOURS: HARD EVIDENCE 8:30 PM  AMERICAN DIGGER  ESPN FILMS  IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA  FAMILY GUY  SCRUBS  HOUSE OF PAYNE  COMEDY INC.  GOLF CENTRAL  PROPERTY VIRGINS  THE REAL JACK THE RIPPER  LAST CHANCE DRIVING SCHOOL 9:00 PM  20/20 SPECIAL EDITION  HAWAII FIVE-0  REPO GAMES  THE FIRM  CRIMINAL MINDS  PRIME SUSPECT  FUTURAMA  SCRUBS  MOVIE The Longest Yard  STRUGGLE FOR JUSTICE  THE SIMPSONS  GOLF LOTTE Championship LPGA  BUY HERSELF  BETHENNY EVER AFTER  FOUR WEDDINGS CANADA  9:15 MOVIE Twister  THE DUDESONS  PREMIER LEAGUE WORLD  DEADLIEST CATCH  STORAGE WARS  48 HOURS: HARD EVIDENCE 9:30 PM  REPO GAMES  FUTURAMA  THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE  THE SIMPSONS

 FOR RENT  PAWN STARS  THE DUDESONS  UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE MAGAZINE  STORAGE WARS 10:00 PM  THE FIRM  48 HOURS MYSTERY  REPO GAMES  LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT  NEWS FINAL  TO BE ANNOUNCED  THE LISTENER  SPORTSCENTRE  LIVE FROM DARYL'S HOUSE  KTLA 5 NEWS AT 10  THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE  TRUTH, DUTY, VALOUR!  CHAPPELLE'S SHOW  HOLMES INSPECTION  PAWN STARS  THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF VANCOUVER  FOUR WEDDINGS CANADA  THE DUDESONS  SPORTSNET CONNECTED  WORLD'S TOUGHEST TRUCKER  FOX 28 NEWS FIRST  PARKING WARS  48 HOURS: HARD EVIDENCE 10:30 PM  REPO GAMES  10:35 SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE  CBC NEWS: VANCOUVER SATURDAY  THE WORST WEEK OF MY LIFE  10:50 ANCIENT CLUES  LIVE FROM DARYL'S HOUSE  KTLA SPORTS FINAL  IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA  CHAPPELLE'S SHOW  AMERICAN PICKERS  THE DUDESONS  WASHINGTON'S MOST WANTED  PARKING WARS SUNDAY, APR 22 12 7:00 PM  AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS  THE SIMPSONS  60 MINUTES  BAR RESCUE  DATELINE NBC  NYC 22  MOVIE Nanny McPhee  FINDING YOUR ROOTS  ONCE UPON A TIME  SCIENCE OF DOGS  SPORTSCENTRE  PIX NEWS AT TEN  FRIENDS  WGN NEWS AT NINE  MOVIE What Women Want  CSI: MIAMI  CORNER GAS  MASSIVE MOVES  CAJUN PAWN STARS  MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NEW YORK  FOUR WEDDINGS CANADA  SUPERNATURAL  PYTHON HUNTERS  CANUCKS TV  UNCHAINED REACTION  BREAKOUT KINGS  LEAVE IT TO NIECY 7:30 PM  THE SIMPSONS  FRIENDS  7:40 INSTANT REPLAY  CORNER GAS  THE HANEY PROJECT  MASSIVE MOVES  CAJUN PAWN STARS  THE ROOKIES  LEAVE IT TO NIECY 8:00 PM  ONCE UPON A TIME  AMERICAN DAD  THE AMAZING RACE  BAR RESCUE  HARRY'S LAW  MASTERPIECE CLASSIC  MONARCH OF THE GLEN  TWO AND A HALF MEN  KTLA 5 SUNDAY EDITION  THE UNIT  MOVIE Beneath the Planet of the Apes  KIDS IN THE HALL  HOLMES INSPECTION  CANADIAN PICKERS  PROPERTY VIRGINS  INTERVENTION CANADA  MOVIE Land of the Dead  MANTRACKER  THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER  TO BE ANNOUNCED  FOX'S 25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL

 BREAKOUT KINGS  LONG ISLAND MEDIUM 8:30 PM  THE SIMPSONS  ESPN FILMS  TWO AND A HALF MEN  COMEDY INC.  GOLF CENTRAL  PROPERTY VIRGINS  LONG ISLAND MEDIUM 9:00 PM  MOVIE Firelight  THE GOOD WIFE  BAR RESCUE  THE CELEBRITY APPRENTICE  THE SIMPSONS  TO BE ANNOUNCED  CSI: MIAMI  MASTERPIECE MYSTERY!  FAMILY GUY  MONK  TOSH.O  DECK WARS  PAWN STARS  PRINCESS  LAW & ORDER  THE DUDESONS  OIL CHANGE  STORAGE WARS  LEAVE IT TO NIECY 9:30 PM  THE SIMPSONS  ARCHITECT ROBERT A.M. STERN: PRESENCE OF THE PAST  SPORTSCENTRE  FAMILY GUY  MOVIE We Were Soldiers  TOSH.O  GOLF China Open EPGA  PAWN STARS  PRINCESS  THE DUDESONS  STORAGE WARS  LEAVE IT TO NIECY 10:00 PM  NYC 22  BAR RESCUE  NEWS FINAL  CBC NEWS: THE NATIONAL  MI-5  LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT  SPORTSCENTRE  MOVIE American Outlaws  KTLA 5 NEWS AT 10  MONK  TRUTH, DUTY, VALOUR!  TOSH.O  MASSIVE MOVES  AMERICAN PICKERS  MILLION DOLLAR LISTING NEW YORK  LAW & ORDER  MOVIE Diary of the Dead  THE DUDESONS  SPORTSNET CONNECTED  UNCHAINED REACTION  FOX 28 NEWS FIRST  STORAGE WARS  LONG ISLAND MEDIUM 10:30 PM  10:35 THE WEST BLOCK  TOSH.O  MASSIVE MOVES  TMZ  STORAGE WARS  LONG ISLAND MEDIUM MONDAY, APR 23 12 7:00 PM  ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT  INSIDE EDITION  JEOPARDY!  ALBERTA ELECTION  CBC NEWS: VANCOUVER  WAITING FOR GOD  ETALK  CALL OUT: SEARCH AND RESCUE  PIX NEWS AT TEN  TWO AND A HALF MEN  WGN NEWS AT NINE  SEINFELD  SMASH  SCARE TACTICS  FEHERTY  BUY HERSELF  CAJUN PAWN STARS  BETHENNY EVER AFTER  3RD ROCK FROM THE SUN  EUREKA  STORAGE HUNTERS  BERING SEA GOLD  THE BIG BANG THEORY  DUCK DYNASTY  MAMA'S BOYS OF THE BRONX 7:30 PM  THE INSIDER  ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT CANADA  ACCESS HOLLYWOOD  1000 WAYS TO DIE  WHEEL OF FORTUNE  JUST FOR LAUGHS: GAGS


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15,871

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2010 TOYOTA TACOMA SR5 ACCESS CAB 4X2

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NER

ONE OW

$

23,450

23,854

2010 TOYOTA YARIS SEDAN

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ONE OW

14,995

$

2009 TOYOTA YARIS SEDAN

2009 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER SPORT 4WD

34,820 KMS, 1.5L, AIR, ABS, POWER PACKAGE, CD. X3136

A MUST SEE! FULL LOAD, 7 PASS., BACKUP CAMERA, LEATHER SEATS. X3126

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ONE OW

$

12,999

2009 TOYOTA YARIS LE HATCHBACK

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ONE OW

$

12,876

33,900

$

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16,898

$

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2008 TOYOTA SIENNA LE

7 PASSENGER, AIR, POWER PACKAGE, ABS, 6 DISC CD, STOW AWAY SEATS. X30712

$

22,433

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$ 18,998

2005 TOYOTA TACOMA TRD DOUBLE CAB 4X4

AIR, POWER PACKAGE, 6 DISC CD, HARD TONNEAU COVER, TOW PACKAGE. N97152

PENTICTON

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ONE OW

$

21,800

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$

11,995

2003 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER V6 4WD

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$ 16,900

2007 TOYOTA FJ CRUISER 4X4

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2005 TOYOTA SOLARA SE CONVERTIBLE

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2009 TOYOTA COROLLA CE

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$ 14,900

2007 TOYOTA CAMRY HYBRID

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$ 19,900

2003 NISSAN ALTIMA SE

ONLY 78,500 KMS, AIR, FULL POWER PACKAGE, POWER ROOF, CD. T12851

2009 LEXUS RX 350 AWD

NER

ONE OW

$

9,998

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$ 28,996

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$

23,999

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ONE OW

$

34,900

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23,858

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Canadians are living longer and costs for the Old Age Security (OAS) are rising. On April 1, 2023 the Government of Canada plans to start raising the age of eligibility for OAS and the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) from 65 to 67.*

What does this mean for you? 54 or older as of March 31, 2012

You may still obtain OAS/GIS at age 65

53 or younger as of March 31, 2012

The age of eligibility for OAS/GIS will change gradually between 2023 and 2029

Starting in July 2013, Canadians who are eligible for, but not yet receiving OAS will have the flexibility to delay receiving it in exchange for a higher monthly amount at a later date.

The number of working-age Canadians for every senior is decreasing** 6

The number of working-age Canadians per senior is decreasing, placing additional pressure on the OAS program.

5 4 3 2 1 0 1990

2012

2030

**Source: 9th Actuarial Report on the Old Age Security Program

For a free brochure or more information visit www.ServiceCanada.gc.ca/retirement or call 1 800 O-Canada (TTY 1-800-926-9105) *Subject to parliamentary approval


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1912 a year to remember in Kaleden Kaleden waterfront celebrates 100 years By Steve Arstad news@keremeosreview.com Interest surrounding the 1912 sinking of the Titanic appears to be reaching a fever pitch with this year’s 100th anniversary observance. The year 1912 was significant locally as well for the community of Kaleden along the west shore of Skaha Lake. It was in 1912 that the Kaleden Hotel opened.The general store, which survives to this day next door to the hotel remains, also opened its doors that year. The Kaleden Hotel shell was labourioulsy constructed by hand labour, wheelbarrowing loads of concete up four stories of scaffolding which circled the building. The hotel’s fate was similar to Titanic’s, in that she only survived as a viable entity for a short period of time. When the First World War broke out in 1914, business dropped off precipitously as most of the local labour force enlisted. By the end of the conflict, improving roads in the South Okananagan reduced the need for travellers to use Kaleden as a stopping point on their travels through the valley. The hotel closed shortly after the war and never reopened. It was stripped of all salvageable materials as the decades went by; somehow, the concrete shell has survived 100 years. In the 1990’s, local restauranteur Allan Dell headed a movement to partially restore the hotel and make an entertainment venue out of it. The idea was controversial, dividing the community somewhat at the time. An engineering report was done, indicating

Photo by Steve Arstad

Kaleden’s unique waterfront structures are 100 years old this year. what repairs would be necessary, but no restoration work was ever begun. The Regional District Okanagan Similkameen recently identified the hotel as having “heritage significance” to the province. A strategic analysis and a formal study would have to be undertaken at the local level before the province would consider giving the structure official heritage status. Across the street, Kaleden’s original general store has survived the past century in good condition. Through the years it housed the general store, a candy making business, a garage, a restaurant, and private living quarters.

B.C.’s carbon-neutral government takes next step with five million dollar capital program Contributed The provincial government is reaffirming its commitment to being the first carbon-neutral government in North America through a new $5-million capital

program that’s available to school districts for energyefficiency projects that will lower their carbon emissions, Environment Minister Terry Lake announced today. Starting in 2012/13, the new K-12 energy-efficiency capital program will be available to boards of education

through the Ministry of Education. The amount of available funding has been set to be equal to or greater than the total paid by school boards each year for purchases of carbon offsets from the Pacific Carbon Trust.

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Congratulations on your tax refund. Now that you’ve got it, what should you do with it? You could spend it or you could use it in other ways that will be more beneficial to your longer term financial future. Let’s look at a few good alternatives. • Use it to make your 2012 RRSP contribution right now and you’ll get the benefit of nearly an extra year of potential long-term taxdeferred growth and a tax deduction against next year’s taxes. • Put it in a TFSA. You are allowed to save up to $5,000 a year in a Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA). Your contributions are not tax-deductible but you will not be taxed on the investment income generated by your TFSA and you can re-contribute any of your tax-free withdrawals in a future year. • Invest it. If your RRSP eligible investments and TFSA are topped up, consider adding to your non-registered investments. It’s a sound strategy to hold stocks and equity mutual funds outside RRSP eligible investments or a TFSA because these types of investments are taxed at a more favorable capital gains inclusion rate and Canadian investments qualify for the dividend tax credit. • Set up Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs) to fund future education costs for your kids. RESP contributions are not taxdeductible but their growth is tax-deferred and they qualify for Canada Education Savings Grants (CESG)1 of up to 20 percent of your contribution. • Pay down costly credit debt with high interest rates and then pay down non-deductible debt such as your mortgage – a single prepayment could potentially save hundreds or thousands of dollars in interest payments. • Got a large refund? Consider parking that cash in a short-term investment that you can access without penalty. You’ll have a ready source of money for a rainy day or maybe a

MANAGING Your Money new car without having to borrow or use your credit card. (You can also use a TFSA as a rainy day fund.) A tax refund might put a little extra money in your pocket once a year. A comprehensive tax-reducing financial plan definitely puts you on track to achieve your life goals. Talk to your professional advisor about how to make it work for you. 1CESG is provided by the Government of Canada This column, written and published by Investors Group Financial Services Inc. (in Québec – a Financial Services Firm), and Investors Group Securities Inc. (in Québec, a firm in Financial Planning) presents general information only and is not a solicitation to buy or sell any investments. Contact your own advisor for specific advice about your circumstances. For more information on this topic please contact your Investors Group Consultant.


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WEATHER WATCH three day forecast THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Cloudy

Cloudy

High 15 Low 6

High 14 Low 7

SATURDAY

Mixed sun & Cloud High 17 Low 4

Weather history for April 19 2011

Average Max.

High 11.4°C Low -4.2°C

Average Min.

35E km max wind gust 0.2 mm total precip.

16.2°C 2.7°C

Highest Temp. (1942-2010)

Lowest Temp. (1942-2010)

22.8°C (1956)

-6.1°C (1951, 1966)

Precipitation Frequency

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The WIDAR system is up and running

A great thing about working at the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory is rubbing shoulders with some extremely smart people. It makes every day a learning experience. A measure of exactly how smart they are is their recent, successful development of the biggest radio astronomical signal processing system in existence. One of the memorable scenes in the movie “Contact” shows the heroine, played by Jodie Foster, sitting amidst the antennas of the Very Large Ar-

ray radio telescope, at Socorro, New Mexico. When it was opened in 1978, this instrument, consisting of twenty-seven 25-metre dishes, was the biggest and most sensitive in the world. Its performance was never bettered. However, changing scientific needs and technological advances made a dramatic upgrade feasible, to provide an instrument about 100 times more sensitive and 8,000 times more capable. Unfortunately, this huge increase in capability brought with it a serious problem. If the stream of data coming from the previous version of the VLA were likened to a flood, the output of the Expanded VLA would be a tsunami. New technologies that did not exist would be needed to process

it. Moreover, since the new instrument would be operating continuously, the data would have to be dealt with as fast as it is produced. That is where the National Research Council and the engineers at our observatory came in. Canada,through the National Research Council, is involved in a number of international collaborations to develop and operate new astronomical facilities. As part of one of those collaborations, a team of engineers at our observatory came up with a possible solution for the EVLA data-handling problem. This new concept in signal processing was called WIDAR. In return Canadian astronomers would have access to this world-leading radio telescope, and other instruments. The deal was accepted, and the design

and construction started. It required the development of new signal processing chips, special circuit boards and control systems. The completed device contains 300 circuit boards, each of which is made up of 28 layers of circuitry. At our observatory equipment racks started to fill with modules loaded with the circuit boards. At DRAO WIDAR could only be tested in parts, because the power demands of the whole system exceeded the observatoryís electricity supply. As the racks were completed they were shipped to Socorro. At the end of March the DRAO team followed for the formal “switch-on” and a celebration of the success of this international effort and a unique example of Canadian innovation. The first radio images are rolling off the

production line, and astronomical research will soon be getting a big boost, driven by observations that were simply not possible a few years ago. Jupiter is low in the west after sunset; Venus is higher up and brilliant. Mars is high in the Southeast; Saturn rises about 8 pm. The Moon will be new on the 20th. Ken Tapping is an astronomer with the National Research Council’s Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, and is based at the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory, Penticton.

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May 9 - Keremeos hosts the Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay Contributed Beginning on August 24, 2011 in Cape Spear, Newfoundland, the 25th Anniversary Relay will retrace the Canadian segment of the original tour, but this time one man in motion will be represented and celebrated by many in motion; engaging 7,000 participants from across Canada who have made their own difference in the lives of others. In Keremeos on May 9, our community will be hosting a luncheon at the gazebo in Memerial Park for the relay participants. We will be honoring community people and organizations who have made a difference to us all. Focusing on engaging Canadians to take up the challenge and become catalysts for positive change, the relay will feature medal-bearers who will run, walk, wheel or bike and complete their segments through a variety of forms of movement for all abilities. Local community members have been chosen to be medal bearers who will join the national medal bearers on a route from Cawston through Keremeos to Memorial Park. In every province, relay medal-bearers will pass along the singular Rick Hansen medal - produced by the Royal Canadian Mint - as the relay makes its way across the country. While Rick will be present at a number of cities and stops along the 25th Anniversary Relay, it will be these 7,000

medal-bearers who will complete this cross-Canada tour. Locally the relay will start in Cawston at 10 a.m and arrive at several locations on its way to Memorial Park at noon for a community fundraising luncheon. We will be posting the route on Similkameen Country website and also all the names of the local medal bearers. Stay tuned to the Review in the following weeks for more information. Medal-bearers represent a wide spectrum of examples of making a difference. Examples will include those who have made a difference by: · Championing Inclusivity: Creating a more inclusive and accessible society. ·Empowering Youth: Engaging a new generation to become catalysts for positive change. · Protecting the Planet: Contributing to the protection and sustainability of the environment. · Promoting Health: Encouraging others to live a healthy, active lifestyle.

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Ministry / continued from page 8 and fuel levels, and can also mitigate the spread of future wildfires. However, all such fires must be carefully planned and safeguards put in place before they are ignited. Always take the following precautions: - Check with the Wildfire Management Branch, local government and civil authorities for any current burning bylaws or fire restrictions. - Create a fireguard at least one metre around the planned fire site by clearing away twigs, grass, leaves and other combustible material. - Don’t let the spread of the fire dictate how big it becomes. Determine the fire’s size and perimeter before you begin burning. - Avoid large concentrations of fuel in a small area by making sure that the materials you’re burning are spread out evenly. - If you are planning a large burn, consider conducting smaller burns around the perimeter beforehand to create a fuel break and help stop the fire from spreading beyond its intended size. Each of these fires should be kept small and must be completely extinguished before starting a new fire. - Do not burn during windy conditions. Weather conditions can change quickly and carry embers to other combustible material and start new fires. - Never leave a fire unattended. -Ensure that enough people, water and tools are on hand to control the fire and prevent it from escaping. - A fire should not be lit near buildings, trees or other combustible material. -If conducting an open burn near fence posts, power poles or other infrastructure, first remove any flammable material from around the posts and burn a small strip around them before igniting the main fire. - Make sure that your fire is completely extinguished and the embers are cold before you leave the area. Anyone planning large-scale industrial burn (Category 3) must call 1 888 797-1717 and obtain a burn registration number ahead of time. More information is available at: http://bcwildfire.ca/hprScripts/WildfireNews/Bans.asp Venting conditions should always be checked before conducting an open burn. If conditions are rated “Poor” or “Fair”, open burning is restricted. The venting index can be found at http://www.bcairquality.ca/readings/ventilation-index.html.

· Medical Progress: Advancing research or healthcare for the betterment of others. The Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay will travel through more than 600 communities as it makes its ninemonth, 12,000-kilometre journey across Canada before concluding in Vancouver on May 22, 2012. The average relay distance covered in a day will range from 40 to 80 kilometres. In populated areas, medal-bearers will carry the Rick Hansen medal using a variety of modes of movement, with each medal-bearer covering an average distance of 250 metres. In less populated areas, and to cover longer distances between communities, the Rick Hansen Medal will be carried by a medal-bearer in “endurance mode.” Finally, in an effort to showcase Canada’s innovation in transportation, accessibility and sustainability, extraordinary transportation modes will be utilized - ranging from hand-cycle, snowmobile, adaptive rowing and a variety of other forms.

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Egg addling technique continues to control goose population Goose management program, now in its sixth year, could be responsible for reducing regional goose populations by as much as 5,000 Contributed The Okanagan Valley Goose Management program is working on its sixth year of egg addling to control the number of Canada geese in public spaces. Trained contractors have been searching for pairs and nesting sites and hope to complete the addling program by the end of May. “Last year, field crews located and addled 1,308 eggs from 274 nests between Vernon and Osoyoos,” said Project Co-ordinator Kate Hagmeier. “The multi-year project aims to reduce the population of resident Canada geese to a more manageable level, and reduce large concentra-

tions of geese in heavily used public areas. In addition to addling, aerial surveys conducted in 2011 indicated that growth in the goose population had leveled off, but Hagmeier would still like to see more results. “Preventing the dramatic population growth that would have occurred is an exceptional accomplishment, and one that the participating communities should be lauded for having the foresight to manage. However, I hope continued addling, progressive management and partnerships with additional jurisdictions will decrease the Okanagan goose population.” Egg addling involves shaking eggs or coating them with non-toxic biodegradable food-grade corn oil within 14 days of incubation to make them non-viable. The U.S. Humane Society supports this egg addling technique. Once addled, eggs are returned to the nest. Geese continue to incubate until they realize the eggs will not hatch. At this point, it is generally too late in the year to produce more eggs. Adults are not harmed and will continue with their regular life cycle. During the past five seasons, approximately 6,600

eggs have been prevented from hatching through this minimally invasive approach. Taking into account natural mortality of young through predation or nest failure, that is equivalent to approximately 5,000 fewer geese in the valley and all their potential young. The program also entails a nest locating component and goose population surveys. Key to the success of the program, is finding new nests. The public is asked to report lone geese, pairs of geese, or nest locations on private or public land by emailing coordinator@okanagangooseplan.com or calling 1-877-943-3209. Information about the program is available at okanagangooseplan.com. The public is asked to keep away from goose nests and to avoid touching the eggs; a special permit is required to perform egg addling, which has been secured from the federal government allowing crews from EBB Environmental Inc. and Wise Wildlife Control to addle goose eggs on public and private lands with the owners’ permission. In the case of private lands, an authorization form is available on the program website.

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B.C. Taxpayers want pay equity for government workers CTF poll shows four in five British Columbians think compensation for government employees should be brought in line with private counterpart By Jordan Bateman Canadian Taxpayers Federation The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) released

an Angus Reid Public Opinion poll today showing an overwhelming number of British Columbians believe government workers are being paid more than taxpayers can afford and should be brought in line with the private sector. Four in five British Columbians said compensation for government employees should be the same as what private sector employees earned. Almost three-quarters (73 per cent) said they would support provincial legislation— a Compensation Equity Act—to ensure governments can’t blow the bud-

get on bureaucrat wages. “This is a clear message to politicians—of every stripe and in every jurisdiction—that the time has come to rein-in ever growing pay and benefits for government workers,” said Jordan Bateman, the CTF’s B.C. Director. “People are tired of digging deeper into their pockets to fund public sector pay increases and gold-plated benefit plans—especially in an economy that leaves them wondering if their own job will continue. It’s an unfair and unsustainable burden.” More than three-quar-

ters (78 per cent) of British Columbians agreed that taxpayers cannot afford to pay more to government employees. “Families in B.C. are strapped for cash and fearful of the future,” said Bateman. “Many taxpayers lie awake at night wondering how they will afford to pay all their bills, put their kids through university, take care of their parents and put money aside for retirement, while paying more and more in taxes for government employees and services. Something needs to change.” Bateman pointed to the

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Kiswahili vs English – success and accents “Tony’s Big Adventure”s continuing blog Contributed by W. Dawson I’m not sure if Tony is having trouble with Kiswahili or English. Here’s what he says: “I will be meeting with farmers as I did last week. I need an interpreter. Also, the Tanzanian English accent is often difficult for me to follow. I just got off the phone having had a really difficult time understanding it. The person turned out to be the wonderful and helpful logistician who works in this office – Frederick – and I asked him how to spell his name on the phone! Geez, poor guy.” But Tony does describe his growing skills: “One neat occurrence: I sat in a field for a weary while and a man with a bicycle went past and I caught the word ‘pumzika’ – I actually caught it! He was mentioning that I was resting. I was able to reply in Kiswahili that, ‘Yes, I needed to rest.’ This is the first time this has happened. He also wanted some money to fix the flat on his bike and old white and weary guys are a good mark!” “I spent about two hours either walking or sitting after work yesterday. I sat with a good view of Mt. Meru. I just

needed to be outside. I ate a bit when I got home, and then in bed by eight. The day wore me out – not physically. I’m okay now. “Yesterday I felt behind bars – literally! As nice as this office is, there are bars on the windows. The windows are open to welcoming summer breezes but I am still inside and the day is long – 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and I can only read and grasp so much of the technicalities of how WFP functions. “Briefly, there is a lot of support for the farmers in the way of small loans, at least at the moment it seems this way to me. Also, there is training being offered. We have been trying to see if this grower group will meet their contract obligations and, in spite of phone calls and text messages, there (was no immediate) confirmation from them. There are complications – language, power outages – but they were long overdue. There are other grower groups who can deliver and WFP needs this grain for its commitments to ‘school food’ and ‘work for food’ programs and for refugees. I think this is the first possible failure of a farmer co-op (sort of) to meet its contract. These contracts are done by tender and all are free to find other markets. I think the thought here is that

this particular group needs more ‘training’ in order to be able to borrow (money) in order to make an advance payment to their members. (I have) more to learn about all this...” Tony goes on to write that, “I received a letter that the contract could not be fulfilled – (the farmer group) could have said this a week ago when we visited the farming community, however it is finally in writing. The letter is in Kiswahili of course so I passed it on to my immediate superior. Brief translation: The grain that was being delivered was not adequately cleaned and of poor quality and there was less of it due to poorer growing conditions. If this is accurate, the leaders have more field work to do to get a quality product. It could be the farmers don’t fully trust their leaders and think there is more money through other channels. I sure don’t know but all this goes on at home with ‘side selling’ fruit away from co-op. “My hands far from dirty – I wish! I see more time to be spent in this rather lovely office on a hill overlooking Mt. Meru. I think the WFP is doing good things by spending donor money (Gift of Canada and Gift of Japan marked on the maize bags) sourcing grain from Tanzanian farmers. But it takes an army of analysts, administrators, accountants and data processors and to do so. The question is: where does a small farmer such as I fit-in? – fluency in Kiswahili would be nice!”

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OBITUARY PATTERSON WILLIAM 1915-2012: On Sunday, April 8th, 2012 William Patterson (né Osachoff) passed away peacefully, after a short illness, at South Okanagan General Hospital in Oliver, B.C. at the age of 97. William was born William William Osachoff on January 15th, 1915 in Brilliant, B.C. to William and Molly Osachoff. He was the eldest of ¿ve children. He married Frances Patterson in 1940 and changed his name to hers in 1951 to avoid the prejudice of the day against the Doukhobor community. William wore many hats throughout his life, owning his own sawmill, working as a farmer, miner, truck driver and carpenter before building and operating almost single-handedly Alpine Fishing Resort on Elbow Lake, north of Kamloops, B.C. He retired in 1976 and moved with his family to Avola and later to Olalla, B.C. He moved to Keremeos in 2009, where he lived at Mountainview Manor until his recent death. William is survived by his sisters Mrs. Tena (John) Koozen of Appledale, B.C., Mrs. Annie (Marten) Springford of Shore Acres, B.C., his daughter Mrs. Barbara (Rory) Weston of Coquitlam, B.C. and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Mrs. Polly (Ken) Martin and his brother John Osachoff. He was an avid ¿sherman and had a keen interest in the gold mining history of B.C. He was ¿ercely independent, enjoyed cooking and loved to tell jokes. He had a long and eventful life and will be dearly missed by his family. A memorial service will be held in the Slocan Valley in the summer and his ashes will be interred according to his wishes in the cemetery in Perry Siding with his mother. Arrangements entrusted to Graham Funeral Home, 5920 Kootenay Street, Oliver B.C. (250) 498-3833. Your message of condolence, sharing your fond memories of William may be sent to: www.grahamfh.com


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NOTICE TO CREDITORS:

RE: The Estate of GRANT DOUGLAS ETTY, deceased, formerly of 663 Lowe Drive, in the town of Cawston, in the Province of British Columbia, VOX 1N2, who died January 17, 2012. Creditors and others having claims against the estate of GRANT DOUGLAS ETTY are hereby notiÀed that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executor, Kayla Etty, 150 Granby Avenue, Penticton, BC, V2A 2Y8 on or before May 18, 2012, after which date the Executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executor then has notice.

Notice is hereby given to Creditors and others having claims against the estate of Robert Clarence Albright, deceased Aug. 29, 2011, late of #189 1147 Main St. Penticton B.C., that the particulars of their claims should be sent to the executors at; Deb Stevenson Mary Anne Mclaughlin 220 Garner Rd. SaltSpring Island, B.C. V8K 2B1 on or before May 30, 2012, after which date the executors will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the executors then have notice.

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Thank You The Similkameen Wellness Faire that kicked off at 10:00am Saturday, April 14 was a GREAT SUCCESS!! Attendees at the faire had the opportunity to sample various alternative wellness treatments, see some great artwork and creative artistic items including jewellery, funky meditation items, health drinks, crystals, tarot card readings, massage, reflexology, structural alignment, mental health, body and vitamin analysis and much much more! We had great raffle items too! Guitar and singing for entertainment, and yummy food! The Similkameen Wellness Faire Planning Committee would like to thank all sponsors, vendors, helpers, donators of raffle items, and of course our food providers and musician. You won’t want to miss next year’s event!


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THE FUTURE IS FRIENDLY. GREG AND TUESDAY FIRST REALTORS IN KEREMEOS USING TOMORROWS TECHNOLOGY TODAY. BRINGING MORE BUYERS TO THEIR LISTINGS FASTER. QUICK RESPONSE CODE FOR SMART PHONE SCANNING. DON’T KNOW HOW? LET US SHOW YOU. #3-605 9TH ST., KEREMEOS $215,000

* 3 bed, 2 bath adult complex * wheelchair accessable, garage, easy! MLS® 2593 HWY 3, KEREMEOS $269,000 * almost 1 acre! * character home w/ 3 bedrooms MLS®

“NEW PRICE!”

“NEW LISTING!”

709 9TH AVE, KEREMEOS $205,000 * 2 bed + den, 2 bath * double garage! MLS®

“WOW PRICE!”

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# 7 - 1292 HWY 3A, KEREMEOS $55,000 * beautifully done * great views MLS®

3470 RIVER ROAD, KEREMEOS $299,000 * 4 acres, Riverfront! * about 500 apple trees planted MLS® 422 10TH AVENUE, KEREMEOS $199,900 * full basement w/ kitchen * private back yard! MLS®

103 - 4354 HWY 3, KEREMEOS $79,000 * Riverview lot, for Park Model * gated community, so many amenities! MLS®

524 3RD AVENUE, KEREMEOS $255,000 * Family home w/ full basement * detached garage/workshop MLS®

“NEW PRICE!”

SEE WHAT WE ARE UP TO AROUND TOWN @rlptuesday 625 VETERANS AVENUE, KEREMEOS $875,000 * 3/4 acres downtown * large warehouse/storage MLS® 1438 MAIN STREET, OLALLA $150,000 * large corner lot, lots of parking * Updated, open living area! MLS®

“NEW PRICE!”

803 10TH AVENUE, KEREMEOS $184,900 * Wow, new pricing, large lot * ask for details today! MLS®

178 ASHNOLA ROAD, KEREMEOS $430,000 * 5.3 acres, 60x120 cover-all arena * 2 bed, 2 bath home. MLS® 1344 HWY 3A, KEREMEOS $470,000 * custom Quadlock concrete poured house * full basement, views, wow! MLS®

2625 13TH ST., OLALLA $1,150,000 * 121 acres w/ 2 homes * good water, currently has sheep MLS®

357 COULTHARD RD, CAWSTON

3491 HWY 3, KEREMEOS $289,000 * Over an acre Riverfront! * Set up with 10 RV pads. MLS®

$399,000 * almost 5 acres, large house * fruit trees, open field, & seasonal creek in the back! MLS®

“NEW PRICE!”

1872 BARCELO RD, CAWSTON $1,150,000 * 10 ac. best benchland * Organic orchard, great house! MLS®

727 & 729 7TH AVENUE, KEREMEOS $75,000 60x120 zoned commercial/multi family. MLS® 312 9TH AVE., KEREMEOS $84,000 52x120 Residential building lot, downtown. MLS® 723 & 725 7TH AVENUE, KEREMEOS $75,000 305 2ND AVENUE, KEREMEOS $98,000 NO HST 59X119 no time limit to build! MLS® 60x120 zoned commercial/multi family. MLS® LOT 5 COULTHARD RD., CAWSTON $197,000 ASHNOLA ROAD, KEREMEOS $275,000 156 acres along the Ashnola River! MLS® 4 acre bare lot! MLS®

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GAIL DOWDING

Joan McMurray

Helping you is what I do!

Broker/Sales Cell: 250-499-9444 T/F: 866-922-9444

2011

Phone: 888-499-6777 gaildowding@telus.net In business since 1989

2010

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new listing

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#612 4th St., Keremeos - OH, SO CONVENIENT! Walk to shopping, health centre, senior’s centre and restaurants. Great home for active retirement or those looking to downsize. There is room for one, and only one, of life’s comforts. Triple lot with great garden space and gazebo will delight the gardener. $213,700 MLS® #new

#8 - 622 Keremeos Bypass Rd, Keremeos. DOUBLE-WIDE in 55+ park. Vaulted ceilings, oak cabinetry, room for your china cabinet & your computer too. Large open kitchen with breakfast bar. Family room has sliding patio doors out to carport. One dog allowed if 14” or less. $172,000 MLS®#1356660

reduced

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#626 – 12th Avenue, Keremeos - LANDSCAPER REQUIRED for this great corner lot. Nicely done reno features new kitchen, gas stove, new main bath up and new 3 pc bath down, laminate flooring, vinyl windows. Hi-efficiency forced air furnace & central air. Room for your garage/shop at rear. $229,000 MLS® #135373

#621 Schneider Drive, Keremeos. BASK IN THE SUNSHINE & grow your own veggies on the sunny bench! Room for all in this family sized rancher on full basement. Some recent updates already done. Incredible view. Quiet area, not far from schools & rec centre. $247,000 MLS®#135922

big deal! #1- 435 Hwy 3A. DOWN-SIZE WITHOUT COMPROMISE. New up-scale level-entry home. Two bedrooms/2 full baths on main. Custom cabinets by Ellis Creek. Fireplace, central air, double garage. Ready to finish basement; secondary suite permitted. $279,900 MLS®#110572

#426 – 6th Avenue, Keremeos - CENTRAL LOCATION re-development property. Walking distance to shopping & services. Alley access at rear for garage and shop. Great location for a new side-by-side modular home. No HST payable! $92,000 MLS® #135419

NO ONE WORKS HARDER FOR YOU! ó12 yrs Experience in Local Market óSenior’s Residential Specialist Designation

Locations West Realty Ltd. #638 - 7th Avenue, Keremeos, BC

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Unique, peaceful 4.77 acre property that has an Osprey family & endangered yellow breasted chat. 6yr old 2 story home, roomy kitchen w/ island & cherry cabinets, 4 bdrms, 3 baths, geothermal, garage, u/g irrigation etc. Dupl. Listing #133476 $449,900 mls®

On Keremeos By-pass Rd. 21.3 acres of vines are in #1 Viticulture area. Vineyard is 5 yrs old with several varieties. Planted completely from scratch in 2007 with new well, power system, irrigation system. $2,100,000 mls®

Well maintained open plan Mobile by the river. Private pad, Arizona landscaping, awesome valley & mountain views. Two good sized bdrms, bath has a soaker tub. Conservatory has sliding doors to home & huge covered deck & hot tub. $174,900 CALL GAIL mls®

On a bench overlooking town. 114 acres of orchard & vines. The KID water supplies drip lines with u/g mainline. Property has 2 wind machines, full line of machinery, workshop, 4 condo style workers accomodations, 3000 sq ft home. Appt. to view. $3,999,999 mls®

Ask Gail about free air miles when you list or sell On Cawston bench with long hours of summer sun. Orchard has apples, peaches & nectarines. Chain fencing in place. Main residence approx 2800sq.ft., 2 levels, 4 bdrms, 2 baths. Machinery shed. $1,600,000 mls®

GAIL IS A PROUD SUPPORTER OF CANCER RESEARCH


Keremeos Review, April 19, 2012  

April 19, 2012 edition of the Keremeos Review

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