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■ Run for fun MIKAYLA HOPKINS and Nieyah Reece run around the field at Cassie Hall Elementary School May 24 during the school’s Run for Fun event. It’s an annual event where students run laps, rain or shine, earning ribbons and getting fit.

BC HYDRO is contemplating everything from building new transmission lines to adding more renewable energy projects to meet a growing demand for power in the northwest. Topping the power demand list is the development of Kitimat into a liquefied natural gas (LNG) hub to feed Asian markets. No cost estimates have been released yet but BC Hydro, based on current construction costs, could be looking at upwards of a $1 billion price tag. Some details were released this week as part of a BC Hydro document outlining power demand and supply for the province for the next 20 years. The crown corporation’s Skeena Substation just south of Terrace and its Minette Substation near Kitimat will play key roles. The Skeena Substation, for example, is a regional distribution point for power coming into the area via a 500kv line from the Williston Substation near Prince George. A variety of other lines then feed out from the substation to communities around the region. One of those lines connects the provincial grid to Kitimat but it’s incapable of providing sufficient power to two planned LNG plants at Kitimat, indicates a BC Hydro information provided earlier to the KitimatStikine regional district and this week to city council. One part of BC Hydro’s work plan to provide more power involves modifications on that existing 287kv line running to Kitimat. “When more power passes through the conductors, they heat and sag,” explains a

BC Hydro letter sent to the regional district. “By replacing some of the poles with taller poles and recontouring the ground in some locations, BC Hydro will ensure the clearance between the lowest point of the conductors (wires) and the highest point of the ground is adequate,” the letter continues in outlining what’s called an interim solution. In the past, BC Hydro might have been able to rely on surplus power from Rio Tinto Alcan’s Kemano hydroelectric generating facility but the company will need that power once it finishes rebuilding its Kitimat aluminum smelter. BC Hydro’s long-term solution “will involve constructing one or more new transmission lines between Skeena and Minette substations. BC Hydro is studying various alternatives at this time.” An exact route needs to be set out and the size of the line has yet to be established. BC Hydro’s northwest plans become even more substantial now that a third LNG plant plan has entered the picture. While BC Hydro estimates it can supply power to the Kitimat LNG and BC LNG plants from existing sources, that won’t be the case for the Canada LNG plant plan announced two weeks ago. Canada LNG, a partnership of Shell and three Asian companies, is much larger than either of the first two LNG plants and the power requirements to compress natural gas to a liquid for export will not only require a new transmission line, but new power sources as well.

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Officials on watch as melt accelerates LOCAL OFFICIALS anticipate that work done before and after the floods of 2007 will help now that river levels are rising as warmer weather accelerates the melting of snowpacks. In the city, protection work that year included beefing up the material at the sewage lagoon bordering the Skeena River. And in the regional district, rip rap was added to

strengthen the banks of the Skeena along Queensway. A cooler spring that has slowed the rate of snowmelt has also helped, says city administrator Don Ramsay. “For the time being, we should be OK,” he said. “Mind you, we are still above average, in some places 134 per cent, above normal [snowpack] and you can flood even at 100 per cent,” Ramsay added.

Some areas, such as Skeena St., remain vulnerable to high water simply because of their location and the river’s path, Ramsay said. Kitimat-Stikine regional district administrator Bob Marcellin is taking a cautious approach, saying that while work in prior years has helped, no one can ultimately tell what happens. “We’re completely dependent upon the weather,”

said Marcellin. “You’re prepared as you can be.” The one thing the regional district does have is training and experience from previous years, he continued. Local officials have been putting that experience and training to the test in a series of emergency preparation sessions in the last weeks featuring people from municipal and regional governments, the RCMP, the

provincial ambulance service, provincial emergency officials and northwest fire departments. One was sponsored by Pacific Northern Gas and while it was focussed on the utility’s services, bringing people together proved a benefit, said Ramsay from the city. “When we can coordinate and cooperate generally, that’s when we can get

efficiencies if we ever do get involved in something such as flooding,” he said. As it is, the regional district’s emergency program coordinator is advising people in low-lying areas to floodproof their structures, including moving valuable items to higher ground. Wes Patterson, who is the regional district’s Thornhill fire chief, says he’ll be issuing updates as needed.

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Portables at Skeena TWO PORTABLE classrooms were moved to a back parking lot of Skeena Junior Secondary School last week in preparation for the school’s conversion to a middle school this fall. The school population is expected to rise from its current count of 501 students in Grades 8-10 to approximately 630 students in Grades 7-9, says principal Phillip Barron. This fall’s projected school population is close to its capacity and it has been at the number before, but the nature of a middle school calls for more classroom space than the school now has, he said. “The plan for our Grades 7 and 8 is to have more of a home room, not like the block rotation we have now,” said Barron. “A block rotation frees up more classrooms but that isn’t the case with home rooms. For our Grades 7 and 8 it will be like the schools they came from. For our Grade 9s, it will be like it is now,” he added. The increase in students means the teacher population will increase by four people, Barron said. At the same time, the school is adding a viceprincipal to make two. “They’ll also have teaching assignments,” said Barron. The conversion of Skeena to a middle school is part of a wholesale shift in public education in Terrace and Thornhill spurred by a decline in overall student population. It’s a chain of events starting with the closure of Thornhill Junior Secondary School next month. That’s to be followed by the move of all Grade 7 students to Skeena this fall. In turn, Skeena will lose its Grade 10 students to Caledonia Senior Secondary, joining Grades 11-12 students there already. Also taking place at Skeena next month is the installation of a playground on one section of the large grassy field in front of the school. It’s going to contain equipment suitable for Grades 7 to 9 and is being paid for by a provincial grant. “We talked to students at our connecting schools and parents at those schools as well,” said Barron of the planning that went into the equipment purchase decision.

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College ramps up trades training N O R T H W E S T COMMUNITY College has improved its ability to train heavy duty equipment operators thanks to a grant from a federal program. The $573,380 grant has paid for 11 training simulators, a 32-foot trailer which houses six of the simulators and a truck which will tow the trailer to offer training where and when needed. An event May 22 at the college attended by Lynn Yelich, the federal Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, showcased the simulators, trailer and truck. “This will truly ensure the companies have access to a loyal and highly-trained workforce,” said Yelich in speaking to a group of mostly college employees, students and board members. She said the key is the ability to train people in the intricacies of heavy duty equipment operation in a low risk environment. Students sit at a console mimicking a piece of heavy equipment and work their way through realistic video game-like scenarios displayed on a large TV screen in front of them. Some of the simulators have screens behind the student to provide a rear view of what is happening as well. The animation is detailed enough so that it will show clods of dirt dropping off a large shovel.

College president Denise Henning stressed the need for the college to be able to offer training throughout the region. “We truly understand that you can’t get there from here,” said Henning of the complexities of northern life. “With our large industries that are coming here, it is most imperative we have the kind of training we can take on the road,” she added. The trailer unit has already been on the road, offering a course in Smithers and last week was on display at the Minerals North 2012 mining conference in Burns Lake. College trades training official Brian Badge said video simulator training is invaluable as it takes students through a wide variety of situations. “You can’t even begin without first walking around and checking things like the oil,” he said of one of the scenarios presented to students on the screen. Jim Pelton from the Industry Training Authority, which provides the money to hire the instructors to teach using the simulators, was on hand for the announcement and added to Badge’s comments. He said it takes a lot for employers to entrust pieces of heavy duty equipment worth hundreds of thousands of dollars to green em-

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NORTHWEST COMMUNITY College trades official Brian Badge, left, shows federal Western Diversification minister Lynn Yelich how a heavy duty equipment training simulator works. Stephen Wagner, a recent graduate of the heavy duty equipment program, looks on. ployees. “This is a very sensible project,” said Pelton. “In terms of this kind of trade, it’s very challenging to get a job.” “These simulators are the best way for people to learn. It makes people that much more employable and that’s

the key,” Pelton continued. All told, the college had applied for nearly $1.5 million in grants from the federal Western Diversification program and from the Northern Development Initiative Trust, formed with part of the proceeds from the lease of BC Rail tracks to CN.

The plan was to buy simulators as well as the heavy duty equipment itself. College trades dean Margo van der Touw said the college will continue to work on buying equipment. “We’re out to develop partnerships. We’d still like to buy some iron,” she said.

The college’s hands-on training with the real thing takes place at the motocross track just past the airport on Hwy37 South. Demand for the program has been such that the college is now offering two training periods a day at the location.

Bicycle activity ramps up for this work week ORGANIZERS OF Bike to Work Week May 28-June 3 are expecting a big increase in twowheeled traffic on local roads this week. “We’ll have some crowded bike racks in Terrace,” says Amy Klepetar, who sits on the Bike to Work Week organizing committee here. “I’m so excited to see that we have nearly as many teams registered this year as the total number of riders we’ve had participate in the past,” added Klepetar, an assistant professor at the University of Northern BC’s nursing school in Terrace. As of late last week, 27 local teams had been registered at the www.biketowork.ca website. “I hope the enthusiasm for riding will continue throughout the year,” added Klepetar. In preparation, ICBC is promoting five safety tips for cyclists. No. 1 – Brighten up: Bicycles can be hard for other road users to spot in the mix of busy traffic so cyclists need to be as visible as possible. Bright, reflective

clothing is the best option for the rider, while the bicycle itself needs to have lights. If you ride at night, your bicycle must be equipped with a white headlight visible at 150 metres, and have a rear red light and a red rear reflector. Even if you are doing all of these things, never assume you have been seen by a vehicle. No. 2 – Don’t rush: Remember to stop and look in all directions before cycling out of an intersection, driveway or lane. The majority of all children’s cycling crashes are caused by the child riding out onto a roadway without looking. Cyclists need to ensure they follow the rules of the road. Just like any other vehicle, you need to obey stop signs and other traffic control devices and enforcement. No. 3 – Start at the top: Always wear an approved bicycle helmet that meets safety standards – it’s the law in B.C. and you could be fined for not wearing one. Bike helmets alone could

prevent up to 85 per cent of serious injuries, which account for 80 percent of all bicycle-related deaths. Look for a helmet that is approved by a recognized body such as Snell. More important than who made the helmet is how it fits. It should be snug, but not uncomfortable, and should not be able to roll off of your head when the chin strap is secured. No. 4 – Get well positioned: Position yourself so other road users can easily see you – don’t weave in and out of traffic. Importantly, ensure you always avoid riding in blind spots of other road users. Cyclists should ride on the right side of the road and in single file. No. 5 – Be defensive: While it is fine to ride in an assertive manner, cyclists need to think and look well ahead – remember, a conflict between a bicycle and a motor vehicle usually results in injury to the cyclist. Pay particular attention for vehicles turning at intersections, and slow down and take it easy on the curves.

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TERRACE MAYOR Dave Pernarowski gets a few bicycle maintenance tips at the farmers market May 26 from Chris Gee of the Skeena Bicycle Service. Council members rode to the May 28 council meeting to help mark Bike to Work Week.


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The growth in the number of seniors is changing society’s landscape By Diana Penner

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eniors are a growing demographic in Canada. Currently 1 of every 13 people is over the age of 65. At present, 13 percent of the population is 65 years of age or older. In just four years, there will be six million seniors in Canada, composing 16 percent of the population and a dozen years later that number is expected to double to 12 million, becoming 30 per cent of the Canadian population or almost 1 in 3. Add to this group the broader group referred to as the Zoomers and the number rises to 14.5 million Canadians. This group accounts for 58 per cent of consumer spending in Canada today (Source: Stats Canada). So who are Zoomers? Zoomers are age 45-plus. They include current workers, stayat-homers and the retirees who were the dominant generation 30 years ago and remain the dominant generation today. Zoomers are a growing, vibrant and affluent community. They see the world with optimism; are engaged and involved in their communities. They choose to work longer, actively seek meaningful work, invest in their communities and share concerns about aging in this country. In 1977, the average age of British Columbians was 29. With the aging of baby boomers, this median age rose to 40 by 2007 (BC Stats, 2008) At that time, 1 in 2.5 people was between the ages of 40 to 69 years of age – representing 40 per cent of the population (BC Stats, Population Estimates Standard Age Groups, 2007). Older Canadians have a wealth of knowledge, skills and experiences to share. Each day, their contributions make a real difference to Canada’s society and its economy but as the current population continues to age, the need for services and supports for seniors should become a greater priority. As a result, the profile of a retired person or mature worker has changed dramatically in recent decades. The baby boom generation is living longer than its predecessors. It enjoys relatively good health and remains fairly active physically. This demographic is increasingly tech savvy and is well educated. More than half of Canadians turning age 65 over the next decade have a post-secondary certificate, diploma or university degree. Studies show that mature workers have high job-satisfaction rates and take pride in their career and workplace. They offer experience, emotional maturity and loyalty. They work well with others, believing that service to others and success of their organization matters. With this in mind many communities have seen a regular seniors column or corner in their paper, a regular segment or clip time on the radio and a vibrant seniors centre. Terrace can confirm 1 out of 3 so far with its Happy Gang Centre. Many seniors lead fulfilling lives without significant physical or cognitive changes. They welcome the opportunity to pursue interests and activities that were previously restricted by their responsibilities of work and family. Approximately one-fifth of Canadian men and women aged 55 to 74 reports that they are satisfied with their life and that they

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TINA BROUWER holds a bouquet presented to her by the Happy Gang after she resigns from her 25 years of work there shopping for the various kitchen functions the centre provides the community. are in good health (Statistics Canada, 2005). Although a number of seniors see retirement as working at what you want, when you want, not the end, but the beginning of a new time, there are many other seniors who are experiencing challenges. This body of seniors may be experiencing physical ailments, mobility issues, chronic pain, cognitive and sensory impairments which affects their ability to function. Other challenges like retirement, changes in income, widowhood, the loss of friendships through death, and new care-giving responsibilities can lead to social and emotional isolation and complications. The increasing seniors population has also led to dramatic increases in the number of seniors living in long-term care institutions. Seniors aged 85 and older compose the fastest growing segment of the population. In Terrace, hospital beds at Mills Memorial are occupied by seniors who are on a wait list for a bed at Terraceview, which is over subscribed with clients. Assisted living homes like McConnell House and Market Estates have wait lists. As does local affordable seniors housing like Twin River, the Willows and Tuck apartments. Placements of seniors in their hometowns

is necessary to age respectfully in a familiar environment. As a result, pressure for seniors housing is increasing. According to the World Health Organization, an age-friendly community is a community where policies, services and structures related to the physical and social environment are designed to support and enable older people to live in a secure environment, enjoy good health, and continue to participate fully in society. Can Terrace boast that we are an age-friendly community? So whether you are a Zoomer who is 45 and just becoming concerned about your future or the future of your retiring 65-yearold parents, or a 50-somethinger (the sandwich generation) supporting your children while worrying about your own parents, or a 60-pluser, who is redefining your own ability to remain active, manage pain or deal with financial concerns, you have much to consider. In Terrace, the Greater Terrace Senior Advisory Committee (GTSAC) advocates for its local seniors. The organization addresses areas of concern for seniors’ well-being. GTSAC believes that seniors should be availed with a community advocate who helps seniors to deal with health, mobility, finance and social issues. Entertainment, recreation, financial, med-

ical, safety, housing, long-term care, poverty, abuse and health concerns are all issues that have been addressed with GTSAC. Seniors are trying to be involved in finding solutions to these real-time issues; they want to engage in consultation processes that are transparent and action oriented. Seniors need programs in their own communities that provide home and community care systems and supports that will assist them to age in a respectful and healthy manner and allow them to be the mentors and citizens that they are, for as long as they can be in their own community. Seniors need to know they will be safe in their community as they age and that there will be facilities to care for them when they seek long-term care. At present, it is estimated that 35 to 45 per cent of all citizens in Canada have some type of a disability, well over 50 per cent are visually and/or mobility challenged. Many of these are seniors but along with those others this community and its businesses need to consider if they are accessible to those who are struggling with visual or mobility issues. Freedom from ageism and discrimination is a basic human right but this is becoming a concern. Financial security is important to seniors who have worked their entire life and have been significant contributors to government programs through wage deductions and taxation. Seniors believe they are entitled to: – Receive adequate income support payments and equitable access to pension or other retirement savings vehicles – Protection from financial predators – A reduced tax burden and less imposed restrictions on their finances. Good health is fundamental to quality of life and for an aging sector there must be: – Affordable safeguards for those living alone – Equitable and timely access to quality health care – Affordable access to medicines and medical devices – Options to age at home which should include adequate support and professional caregivers – Easy access to dependable information and resources. To protect the rights and dignity of people as they age, there must be: – A right to continue driving and living independently – Freedom from ageist and other stereotypes – Freedom from elder abuse – Equal rights to affordable housing. Many of these points pose a concern to seniors and should concern future generations. So to ask again, can Terrace boast that it is an age friendly community? June 3 to 9 is Seniors Week in B.C. Throughout Canada, seniors are busy helping someone or are being helped by someone. If you would like to honour seniors week, do so by honouring a senior now and in the weeks to come. Maybe you could visit a senior, support a senior attending the seniors games, visit a seniors centre, volunteer to help a senior who needs some help, sing with a senior, talk to a senior, or maybe ... adopt a senior. Diana Penner is the chair of the Greater Terrace Seniors Advisory Committee.


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Job talk IT’S PROBABLY unrealistic to expect that the northwest will be able to drive the bus that is the supply of skilled labour needed as major economic projects take hold in the region. And it may be unrealistic, given the projected number of positions to be filled when balanced against the demographics of the region, that the northwest may have a seat right at the front of the bus. But there needs to be a very clear, very precise and very defined principle established that heaven and earth will be moved to first ensure that locals will have every opportunity to be trained to fill the jobs to prevent the northwest from being run over as the bus leaves the depot. As it is, the provincial government has just been told by its immigration task force that more immigration is needed to fill labour and skills shortage. Fine and dandy for other parts of the province, perhaps, but in a region with a perennial unemployment rate of more than 10 per cent, that report somehow doesn’t stack up. Recent infusions of provincial money for skills training at Northwest Community College will help as will federal aid in buying heavy duty equipment training simulators. But this is also a region in which prospective workers, for a variety of reasons, don’t even have a driver’s licence. Something very good can happen here or something very bad. We need to ensure it’s the former. ESTABLISHED APRIL 27, 1988

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here was a time when jewel thieves hounded by the law hid their booty in an unused warehouse,in the woods under a rock, or at the back of their sock drawer. No more. Now when cops close in the popular hidey hole is their gullet. News has reported three recent instances of alleged crooks swallowing evidence. One involves a British Columbia hang-glider pilot whose tandem rider fell to her death mere minutes into their flight. For whatever reason – he claimed he panicked – the pilot swallowed the memory card from the hang glider’s video camera. He was held in custody in police cells until the memory card surfaced a week later. He was charged with obstruction of justice. In a second instance a man suspected of trafficking drugs was pulled aside at the Vancouver airport, taken to hospital, and his innards x-rayed for signs of 40 condoms filled with liquid cocaine. In yet a third instance, a 52-year-old, well known jewel thief, banned from every jewellery store in the country, was arrested in Windsor, Ontario after he tried re-

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CLAUDETTE SANDECKI placing a 1.7 carat diamond worth $20,000 with a cubic zirconia. The jewellery store clerk who was showing him the diamond recognized him from a recent alert sent out by Jewellers Vigilance Canada. He was wanted in several jurisdictions. She stalled him by pretending the manager would be available in a moment to offer him a better price. In fact she gave staff time to lock him into the store and call police. When police arrived they took him to hospital for x-rays and an ultrasound. Diamonds do not show up on x-rays. Afterward he was held in a dry

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cell on a charge of theft and breach of court conditions until 12 days later when his digestive system relinquished the jewel. Then a charge of possession of stolen property was added. Retrieving evidence somebody swallowed isn’t that unusual, says Windsor police quoted in the Calgary Herald. That’s why they have “dry cells” with no sink or toilet and nowhere to “get rid” of anything. “Dry cells are built for these specific reasons where police need to isolate somebody and isolate the opportunity for them to rid themselves of potential evidence,” says deputy chief Jerome Brannagan. “In our business,” says Brannagan, “it’s not unusual to see persons that sense they’re cornered and they’re going to be arrested, for them to make a foolish decision to ingest some type of evidence.” A thief, while being held in a dry cell, is kept under close watch by officers and surveillance cameras. Hopefully, the cameras are in working condition, loaded with film, turned on, and aimed at a level to catch any action by the inmate rather than a blank

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The Mail Bag Flying circus in Ottawa

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ARLENE RIDLER does not like the new access restrictions at the city’s cemetery and neither do other people.

Don’t limit cemetery access Dear Sir: Re: “Vandals limit access to city cemetery,” The Terrace Standard, May 23, 2012. I completely disagree with this. It is ridiculous. While I understand that damage has been done to some of the graves and think that it is wrong on so many

levels, I still have to agree with Arlene Ridler. Locking the gate is not going to prevent sick individuals from vandalizing the plots. Something else needs to be done instead. It could be more security or something along those lines. I also feel, it is un-

fair to restrict access in any way – to anyone, including those who are elderly or disabled, from seeing their loved ones’ graves at any time they choose! As for the adding of headstone ornaments and whatnot, I understand there are guidelines and only so much room, but perhaps the

guidelines need to be revisited, adjusted a little especially if it helps people heal and move on as mentioned in the article I read. As for removing ornaments on top of graves to “make it easier to mow” wow. You would think if things had to be moved they would be put back

exactly as they were found. All things in this article with Arlene Ridler should be taken seriously, delicately, and exactly how we would want them to be dealt with if we had children or loved ones in the cemetery that we visit. Danielle Lavoie, Terrace, BC

Dear Sir: Monty Python got it right. You remember that sketch where the guy goes for an argument and ends up with a contradiction? “An argument is a connected series of statements intended to establish a proposition.” “No it isn’t!” “Yes it is! Isn’t it just a contradiction.” “Look, if I ‘argue’ with you, I must take up a contrary position!” “Yes but it isn’t just saying ‘no it isn’t’.” “Yes it is!” “No it isn’t!” “Yes it is!” “No it isn’t!” “Yes it is!” “No it isn’t.” Argument is an intellectual process. Contradiction is just the automatic gainsaying of anything the other person says. It seems that this is some of the most profound and prophetic prose ever written, because it now represents the state of public discourse the way it is practised by our government. You may try, go ahead and try, to engage in an intellectual process with Stephen Harper or any of his minions. You cannot. You will fail. Your efforts are doomed to failure, because they are not interested in intellectual processes. They are not interested in establishing a proposition. They have no interest in opinions, or attitudes or even facts that do not fit with their view of the way the world should be. Conservatives think that this attitude makes them strong, intellectually pure. Of course, the problem is that this actually makes them stupid, because when you cut yourself off from ideas, intellectual challenges, you abrogate your ability to understand the world.

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ot since the times of FDR have we heard so much about a “new deal”. Only in this case it’s about BC municipalities looking to extract more and more money from other levels of government. This bun fight wouldn’t be so much of an issue – save for one big point. There’s only one source for the money: you, the taxpayer. So if communities want more, you’ll ultimately pay more. Small business owners in Terrace understand this. It would be one thing if Terrace’s municipal tax burden was shared equally among all payers. But not all landowners are equal. Instead, business property owners face bills that are three times what residential property owners pay. In 2011 – the average Terrace property was valued at $192, 238. At the city’s current taxation rates, a homeowner would cut a cheque to city hall for $2,268. By contrast, a business owner’s hands would shake in forking over $6,785 in property taxes.

Consider their helplessness and their outrage over the matter. Though tax dollars from business make up the bulk of the local tax base, the political clout doesn’t translate. They were stripped of their municipal vote in the 1990s. No taxation without representation is a tenet of democracy. But it’s not the reality in BC. As long as entrepreneurs don’t have a business vote, and as long as there are more residential property owners with a vested interest in seeing their taxes stay low showing up to the polls, local merchants find themselves at the mercy of municipal politicians and staff to keep their taxes at sustainable levels. For every extra dollar they have to pay, a small business owner must generate exponentially more in revenues, or raise prices, or cut back staff hours, or, as often as anything, hold off paying themselves. It would be one thing, they say, if they were consuming triple the municipal services they are paying for. But snow-covered side-

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SHACHI KURL walks in front of their stores aren’t cleared three times faster. And in Terrace the city opted out of commercial trash removal years ago. So now business owners pay to have garbage removed themselves and often pay to have snow removed to keep themselves and their customers safe, sanitary and slip-free. To be fair, Terrace appears to have made a hard effort to control

municipal spending. Over the last decade Terrace’s population has increased eight per cent. Its operating spending, adjusted for inflation, decreased two per cent. It also did a very wise thing years ago when the city’s primary employer and industrial taxpayer, Skeena Cellulose, went under. The city cut spending in recognition of the fact it would likely never have the benefit of the mill’s property taxes ever again. So cutting spending then was a fairly prudent move. But the story doesn’t and shouldn’t end there. When the tax base isn’t really growing and there’s only so many dollars and services and infrastructure need to be maintained and pot holes need to be filled, what’s a city to do? It could try shifting the burden so it’s more reflective of business owners’ need for tax fairness. It could do more to recognize the high risks and slim rewards that come with staking your hard earned dollars on opening a business and creating jobs. Would tax shifting be a politi-

cally unpopular move? Maybe. Many cities are quick to say their tax rates reflect the demands of residents to do more, build more and spend more on making cities more “liveable”. But it is commerce, not livability, that is the true life blood of a thriving community. The first civilizations did not spring up along the shores of the Nile or Fraser rivers because they seemed like nice places to settle. Their beginnings are steeped in trade, business and the flow of cash. Terrace could also freeze business taxes until they are double the rate of residential property tax. But without the political will, the chances of it happening are about as good as the chances of those flower beds you’ve dug growing weed-free this summer. While you struggle in the garden, many small business owners will be struggling to pay their property tax bill. Hardly seems fair. Shachi Kurl is the Director of Provincial Affairs for BC and Yukon for the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.


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NICOLE HALBAUER (Associate of Arts Degree – Criminology Specialization), Wayne Robinson (Professional Cook Diploma with Red Seal journeyman certification) and Andrea Sam (Health Care Assistant) have graduated from Northwest Community College.

L TO R, Social Service Worker Certificate classmates and grads Rachel Desjardins and Jaclyn Camazzola.

Ready for the world

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L TO R, Rebecca Kucharyshen (University Credit) and Kelsey Owen (Business Administration Diploma – General Management Concentration).

FRIENDS AND family gathered at the R.E.M. Lee Theatre here May 17 to witness Northwest Community College graduation ceremonies. Eighty-three students from Terrace and Kitimat were recognized for their achievements. The keynote address was given by Robert Pictou, the producer of Astral Radio and Television’s Open Connection while Martha Wilson, a social service worker diploma and associate degree in arts recipient provided the student address. Vera Dudoward provided a welcome to the traditional territory of the Tsimshian of Kitsumkalum and also a blessing. Greetings also came from college president Dr. Denise Henning, college First Nations Council chair Adrian Carlick and Terrace deputy mayor Stacey Tyers.

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L TO R, Wayne Robinson and Marvin Samuel, both earned the Professional Cook Diploma with Red Seal journeyman certification.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Monday, June 4th, 2012 @ 6:30 pm Skeena Diversity Centre, 4617 Lazelle Ave., Terrace Everyone welcome Contact: 250-635-6530 6 or visit www.skeenadiversity.com

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L TO R, Social Service Worker graduates Laura Letourneau (diploma), Rachel Desjardins (certificate) and Kandice Budiselich (diploma).

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 7:00 pm Thornhill Elementary School 2906 Clark Street, Thornhill Everyone welcome!


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The Mail Bag Dog spotted digging at the city cemetery Dear Sir: I was going to visit the graveside of my husband Cornelis Braam on Easter Sunday and it was still covered in snow. But close by was a place where the snow was removed, a fresh grave. A dog was digging deep holes so deep I could not see his head. Flowers were pushed away and two deep holes were close together with a space in between. No one else was there. I was scared and stayed in the car and watched. Then I drove a little farther to my relatives’ graveside. Show there also. I was just sitting in my car, trying to decide what to do, report it or not. So I turned back and the dog

was gone. I should have reported it but did not because there was no dog anymore. I did see a few more places dug up. One week later, the large gate was locked and a big sign was up. And I do fully agree with Arlene Ridler and hope the city will make different arrangements so we can visit our loved ones’ gravesides again without too much trouble. The vandals of grave digging were not people, but a dog. I have seen it. They can come in there through the back of the cemetery or wherever else. Jane Braam, Terrace, BC

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Arrogant ying circus And as a result, you reduce, drastically, your ability to make educated, informed decisions. If that is not actually important to you, you may perceive that as a good thing. The problem is, actually, it’s a bad thing. Most especially when we are talking about public policy. And most unfortunately, the Conservatives adopt this view all the time. It seems they are almost genetically (certainly intellectually) incapable of considering an opposing view on its merits, or even respecting its right to exist. Distressingly to me, this demonstrates a lack of grace. This was egregiously demonstrated by James Moore (who I have dealt with personally) who attended the NDP leadership convention this year; he lacked the simple grace to say something like “We wish to congratulate Mr. Tom Mulcair on his

achievement and we look forward to seeing him in his new role as Leader of the Opposition in the House.� No. He could not say that: He is so well programmed by Stephen Harper that all he could do was be disdainfully dismissive of the people who are in fact his co-workers in democracy. All he could say was “it doesn’t matter who their leader is; their policies are laughable.� Arrogance, disdain, these things are never attractive. Truth be told Mr. Moore, those attitudes belie intolerance and intellectual laziness. Mr. Moore is fond of waving his hands and saying “That’s just politics.� It may be politics, but it is not democracy. Dave Menzies, Terrace, BC

Coast Mountains School District 82 will be selling off surplus items from the closure of Roy Wilcox Elementary School. A garage sale will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 8am to 3pm at the former Roy Wilcox Elementary School located at 7 Carlson Street in Kitimat. A variety of items will be available for sale including furniture, ďŹ xtures, electronics, etc. All items will be sold on an “as is basisâ€?. Larger items will be priced or sold for best offer received. All sales will be cash only. 3211 Kenney Street, Terrace, B.C. V8G 3E9 Tel. (250) 635-4931 or 1-855-635-4931 . Fax (250) 635-4287 . www.cmsd.bc.ca

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Terrace Standard Wednesday, May 30, 2012 IT WAS a fairly quiet May long weekend thanks to the Terrace RCMP detachment working to stop trouble before it started. “We wanted to ensure that there wasn’t a repeat of what happened last year at Hart Farm and Red Sands camping spots,” reported RCMP Staff Sgt. Rob Pritchett in referring to www.terracestandard.com A11 sites where evicted at opportunity to enjoy Furlong Bay due to un- some of British Columderage consumption of bia’s best camping areas liquor. and feel safe doing so, “ “[A] majority of the added Pritchett. campers were families. The Nass Valley was We attribute the lack of also quiet, said Sgt. problems to a high po- Donovan Tait. lice visibility very early In all, our file (case) on to set the tone. We count is down from last will be doing the same year this time,” said next year, and expect Tait in adding that crime to see the same results. prevention measures Families will have the seem to be working.

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BC Hydro says it should know more about the exact demands for electricity at the Kitimat-area planned LNG plans by this fall. Art Sterritt of the Coastal First Nations group earlier this year said it was working on a plan to develop hydro power on the coast but, as of yet, no details have emerged. Another option to increase the flow of power from the Williston Substation to the Skeena Substation involves installing capacitor stations for the current 500kv line to compensate for the distance between the two substations. Even as BC Hydro plans for more projects in the northwest, it is already spending $561 million to extend power north of Terrace via the 287kv Northwest Transmission Line. It’s to be 344km in length. The corporation is getting $130 million from the federal government for the line and, in return for access to the line, $180 million from Calgary-based energy company AltaGas. AltaGas is now building a 195 megawatt run-ofriver project called Forrest Kerr on the Iskut River and has plans for two smaller ones in the area. Power from all three will be sold to BC Hydro through the Northwest Transmission Line. As part of the $130 million from the federal government for the Northwest Transmission Line, BC Hydro is committed to building a smaller line to Iskut from the end of the larger transmission line, which is to be at Bob Quinn on Hwy37 North. That extension is expected to cost approximately $117 million and BC Hydro has been largely silent on its details.

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Feds ignore locals on Enbridge, says MP A LOWER Mainland MP says the federal Conservative government is stomping on democracy by turning a deaf ear to cries against Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Pipeline project. In an informal community meeting held in Terrace last week, Vancouver-Quadra Liberal MP Joyce Murray talked to residents about the project and said the Conservatives have shown unwillingness to listen to people about the issue. She noted the federal government has given itself the authority to decide whether large projects go ahead or not, which goes against the federal review process currently in place. “Our environmental safety net is being weakened and damaged,” she said about the current federal policy spearheaded by a majority Conservative government. “I have to ask as an MP, do we have a democracy? Will we decide that we’re going to allow the government to override our regulatory processes?” Of the 13 people who showed up to the Best Western Hotel in Terrace May 23 to meet with Murray, councillor Marylin Davies said the city has heard overwhelming opposition to the project. “My feeling isn’t if, it’s

Joyce Murray when,” said Davies of a spill happening if the pipeline becomes operational. She said she’s largely concerned about a spill resulting from an oil tanker travelling through the Pacific, and arguments ensuing about who will be responsible for cleaning it up. Terrace resident John How also voiced concerned about the regulatory process, adding he is also disappointed with the provincial government’s lack of involvement in the Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel hearings. He asked Murray how resi-

dents here can petition the province to become involved, which it still has the ability to do by evoking a certain power. Murray added that residents should take it to local NDP MLA Robin Austin, and that larger numbers of voices are more effective. After the meeting, Murray reflected on what she’s heard about the project. “I think it was pretty clear in the meeting that I had at the hotel there that the people don’t think its going to be a net benefit to the area,” she said. “Certainly it fit into a concern that, as expressed by First Nations, that they are not being respected, consulted and included in the way that they need to be.” Murray had earlier hoped to convince the federal government to ban oil tanker traffic from travelling ocean waters around Haida Gwaii. She introduced a private member’s bill to that effect last year but it died when Parliament was dissolved leading up to the May 2011 federal election. After her talks in Terrace, Murray said her next step is to share those issues with her Liberal colleagues and that information is then taken into consideration while making federal policy decisions.

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Dutch Valley flooding fears remain unresolved for now THE MAY 25 KitimatStikine regional district board meeting heated up as Dutch Valley residents vented their frustrations with the lack of any flood protection measures on their properties. James Wold, who led the pitch for the need for flooding protection at the board’s March meeting, said that despite the regional district’s word that they would have a plan in two weeks, it had been two months now and residents were still waiting. Time was running out because the Skeena River is close to flooding, he said. “We might not get a chance [to prevent flooding]. I’m here to get flood protection for the families in Dutch Valley except me because I’ve rejected the plan for flooding control.” When asked by Thornhill director Ted Ramsey why he opted out, Wold said he un-

derstood that signing on to the cost sharing plan meant the valley would get flood protection before flooding came, which isn’t going to happen. He explained that he had originally relented and had signed a petition asking that a service area be created so residents could be taxed for measures such as flood protection. But he said he was later given to understand the petition had been lost. That being the case, Wold said, he asked for his signature to be removed from the petition because it was now too late to have any protection work done. Board vice-chair and Hazelton mayor Alice Maitland said she knew the provincial government was involved and had been in contact with the regional district just that day. Telegraph Creek board director Dave Brocklebank said the

Jim Wold board has to go through a process to get financial assistance. “We don’t have a pot of money we can access anytime,” he said. District of Stewart councillor Billie Ann Belcher said the plan was for erosion control, which would keep the riverbank from wearing away, and not flood protection. Dikes for flood protection are much, much more expensive but the board could certainly look into it, she said. Dutch Valley resident Ken White then

stood and yelled, with a few expletives, that the board should be doing its job to help the valley. “She’s the one out doing your job,” he said of another valley resident, Jennifer Morgan, who had been circulating the petition requesting a service area. “[Expletive] you people, we pay for you guys and you do nothing,” he said. “You guys are just [expletive] pathetic.” He stormed out of the meeting room and made more comments as he left the office. Morgan said residents understand that the help they would get would be erosion control and that if they don’t become a service area then the board and district can’t help them. Wold, who thanked regional district direc-

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to China in 1995 to attend the International Women fs Conference in Beijing, her interest in Chinese medicine was galvanized after touring Chinese hospitals.

Last year, three Terrace Women joined together to support wellness with distinct but complementary therapies to bring balance and healing to our community. Cheri Reidy and Diana Rose opened the Nourishing Life Wellness Clinic one year ago. Reidy, a long time Terrace resident had already been practicing as a registered acupuncturist for a year on her own but she harboured the dream of a clinic that offered Terrace residents a range of healing options.

It would be several years before Reidy was able to Rose, a Registered Massage undertake the three year Therapist trained in Victoria training at the International at the Westcoast College of College of Traditional Chinese Massage Therapy. Medicine in Vancouver. She’d known she wanted a Having experience with massage practice since 2005 her own and foster children while working as a pharmacy with health and learning istechnician at the hospital. sues that western medicine could not address, she found As a dancer and physithe answers she sought in the cally active herself, she saw 2500 year old tradition of massage therapy as the right Oriental medicine. blend of kinesthetic and medical knowledge. The practice of acupuncture involves balancing the Massage Therapy uses body by using thin needles many specific techniques and which interact with internal different approaches to treat a energy channels called merid- vast number of pain causing ians. conditions, from tendinitis, to sciatic pain, to headaches. Recognized by the World Health Organization acuMassage therapy is a safe puncture is used to treat a and effective way to speed wide range of conditions. recovery from car accidents It can also be used to bring and effective for over- training injuries. emotional, mental and spiritual states back to balance. “With three years of “People need not fear acuschooling and an in depth puncture” said Reidy, “it can knowledge of anatomy and be a deeply relaxing and pain- physiology I can help relax

When Rose, a registered massage therapist, relocated from Victoria, the two rented and renovated the Emerson location and opened the clinic. Certified hypnotherapist Brenda Sissons joined them last fall to extend a trio of therapeutic practices to the community. For Reidy, the draw to practice holistic therapy was strong. During a trip

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the body and relieve pain quickly” says Rose.

Reidy also contracts with Northern Health offering acupuncture treatment in the Adult Day program for addiction, three mornings a week.

Reidy and Rose saw hypnoShe is a certified hypnotherapy as a natural fit with therapist with the Internathe benefits of acupuncture tional Medical and Dental and massage. Hypnotherapy Association. When used in a therapeutic setting, hypnosis can help clients deal with energy draining chronic pain and support growth in areas of their lives where they are finding it difficult to make health supporting changes. With deep relaxation as its base, hypnotherapy is highly effective in replacing limiting beliefs and habits with more positive, growth supporting beliefs and choices that lead to healing and change. It is commonly known for its effectiveness in weight management, smoking cessation, and relief from chronic stress, anxiety and phobias but hypnotherapy’s applications are as broad as the range of behaviours clients want to change. Already a student in the Masters of Education Counselling program at the University of Northern British Columbia, Sissons jumped at the chance to add hypnosis to

her repertoire of counselling skills.

“I am delighted with the practice, “ says Sissons. “Hypnotherapy is a brief therapy. It’s a powerful tool that helps people make positive changes in their lives in a remarkably short period of time.” Nearing the clinic’s oneyear anniversary, each of them took a moment to stop and reflect on the satisfaction of creating a holistic healing business in Terrace. “It is wonderful to be working together,” says Sissons. “The clinic feels like a healing space. People are continually impressed at the calm, welcoming atmosphere and the positive results.” “For me, this work is profound and gratifying. I learn so much from each patient. The best for me is to help with intractable chronic pain.” To Rose, “it is just such a pleasure to know that this is where I work.”


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Separate Your Business and Personal Expenses Separating business, home, and personal identity can be difficult for entrepreneurs. You have so much of yourself wrapped up in what you do for a living. Running a business tends to be all-consuming and it can be hard to tell where you stop and your business begins and, not just in terms of your emotional investment. Your personal and company finances can also get mixed together if you’re not careful. There are benefits to keeping your business and personal finances separate. First and foremost, it legitimizes what you’re doing, not only in your eyes but in the eyes of other interested parties, including bankers and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Legitimate business expenses can be deducted from your business revenues to reduce taxable income. This means that if you keep detailed accounting records, and track the expenses you incur over the course of the year, you will never pay more tax than you have to. Of course, your expenses have to be legitimate and they have to be backed up with the necessary receipts and/or other documentation. The second important benefit for making a clear distinction between your business and personal finances is that, you get an accurate and objective view of your business’ viability. You’ll never know if it can support both you and your goals in the short and long term if you don’t have an uncompromised picture of its finances. It can be challenging to keep your business and personal finances separated, the following tips can help you: •

If you operate from your home, try to confine your work to one room or one area and keep that space exclusively for your business. This way, you can easily determine the percentage of housing costs to apply to the business. As much

as possible, find ways to clearly distinguish what belongs to the business and what doesn’t. For example, if you can, set up a separate business phone line or at least track your business telephone usage. •

Set up a company credit card and use it for business expenses. Remember, though, that the card is a tracking tool, not a source of financing. Interest on credit cards is too high to be using one to float your business. Establish a filing system for your business receipts. Don’t throw them all in a shoebox and hand them to an accountant at the end of the year. The shoebox provides you with virtually no ongoing financial information. The least you should do is figure out the major expense categories that you have and, as your costs are incurred, file the invoices and receipts accordingly. Then, once a month, enter the information into your revenue/ expense and cash flow statements.

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A FIREFIGHTING crew from Terrace left for northern Ontario May 24 in response to a growing forest fire hazard in that region. The 20-member unit crew called the Firebirds was joined by the Telkwa Rangers and both are to spend up to 19 days back east. A third unit crew, this time from Burns Lake, left for Quebec May 26 in response to fire threats in that province. Unit crews can spend

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est service can call in help from the Yukon if the situation warrants in the far north and can call in help from other areas of the province if needed. As for the prospects of a busy fire season here, Carnes said much depends upon Juneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s weather. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If we have a rainy June, the fuels wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be as susceptible to burning when the hot, dry and windy weather comes in July and August,â&#x20AC;? she said.

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Multiple arrests for being drunk TERRACE RCMP officers arrested a 48-yearold man last week for public intoxication. It was the 43rd time the man had been arrested for the offence since the beginning of the year. Meanwhile, officers also arrested a 44-yearold woman for intoxication. It was the 27th time the woman had been arrested for the same offence since the beginning of the year. In another incident, a 36-year-old man suffered minor injuries after being hit by a silver car near the Bear Country Inn last week. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Investigation determined that the man was intoxicated and should not have been riding the bike,â&#x20AC;? indicated an RCMP report. The man refused to be seen by paramedics.

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Grade 7 to remain at Veritas

THE AREA’S Catholic elementary school will be keeping Grade 7. Veritas principal Dave Crawley says it won’t be following the decision of the public school system to move Grade 7 from its elementary schools to a middle school of Grades 7-9. He said the school’s governing council discussed the possibility and also surveyed parents of Grade 6 students and found that a majority favoured keeping Grade 7. “We talked to all of them and out of 30 [parents of students], 24 said they would like to stay,” Crawley said. Had Veritas decided to eliminate Grade 7, students entering that grade this fall would have gone to Skeena Junior Secondary, which is converting from a Grade 8-10 school to a middle school of Grades 7-9. Reasons parents favoured keeping Grade 7 included the religious education offered at Veritas and knowing who would teach their children, Crawley said. “A few others wanted to see how things might turn out over the first year,” he said of the shift at Skeena. Crawley said Veritas is proud of its educational offerings which begin with all-day kindergarten. “As long as there is a demand, we’ll be offering Grade 7,” he said. Veritas has approximately 200 students with one teacher per grade, meaning there aren’t any splits, said Crawley. In addition to a 0.6 band teacher, librarian and assistance for special needs students, Veritas also has a full time physical education specialist, he added. “You don’t see that in the public school system,” said Crawley of the P.E. specialist. Veritas first opened in September 1959 on the location of the present-day Skeena Mall on Lakelse Ave. Buildings were moved to the current Straume Ave. location in 1973 and several renovations and additions have since taken place. The school was staffed for many years by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto and by Frontier Apostles, a volunteer group which served at Catholic schools all over northern B.C. STORES FLYERS DEALS COUPONS BROCHURES CATALOGUES CONTESTS PRODUCTS STORES FLYERS DEALS DEA LS COU COUPON PONS S BROC BROCHUR HURES ES CAT CATALO ALOGUE GUES S C CONT ONTEST ESTS S PRODUC PRO DUCTS DUC TS STO STORES RES FLY FLYERS ERS DE DEALS ALS CO COUPO UPONS UPO NS BRO BROCHU CHURES CHU RES

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FOUR LOCAL students are off to the 2012 Provincial Heritage Fair in Abbotsford after being selected based on displays made for the Northwest Regional Heritage Fair held here earlier this month. Ryan Kunar, Makayla Russell, Niel Strydom and Maggy Mae Ottenbreit will be joined by Jeren Jack from Hazelton at the June 29-July 3 event in the Fraser Valley. They’ll be among 70 students participating from 12 regions of B.C. in workshops and tours designed to highlight the province’s heritage. Students were selected based on judges’ recommendations and then on group demographics and ability to travel to the provincial fair. The theme for the regional fair this year was “Bringing History to Life” and students selected a variety of topics. Of those going to Abbotsford, Ryan Kunar from Skeena Junior chose the story of the Komagata Maru, Niel Strydom from Uplands the history of the Canadian flag, Makayla

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Customer ProďŹ ling: How to Hit the Target

The biggest issues in marketing are budget and message. If your target market is â&#x20AC;&#x153;womenâ&#x20AC;?, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to be pretty hard to ďŹ nd a single, clear message that appeals to all of them. Since women come in an endless variety of shades and ďŹ&#x201A;avours, with so many different interests, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s almost impossible to ďŹ nd a mix of marketing and advertising media that could possibly reach them all. Well, unless you have an endless budget.

is likely to purchase, but until you actually get going and test the waters, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s still only theory.

To market your product or service effectively, you need to know information or â&#x20AC;&#x153;the proďŹ leâ&#x20AC;? of the customer you want to sell to. Trying to lump everyone together simply doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t work. The solution is to think truly targeted market, that small, hard to hit, sweet spot in the middle of the target (the bullâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s eye). Letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s look at how to get started.

Fine Tuning the ProďŹ le

Once you have a few clients in your portfolio, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll begin to get a sense of whether your initial ideas were on the mark or whether you encountered some surprises along the way. As you adjust your focus based on the response youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve received (i.e. sales), you move one ring closer to the bullâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s eye.

It wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t take you long to build a larger database of clients to draw from, giving you an opportunity to get an even clearer, more speciďŹ c picture of who is buying your product or service.

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Kelly Ruff

You can gather a great deal of research and experience to take you most of the way toward hitting your customer proďŹ le target, but in the end the ďŹ nal decision is up to you.

Go Straight to the Source Ask your customers! There is no better way to understand the unique characteristics of your customers and why they choose to do business with you than asking them directly. Find out what they like, what they donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t like, whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s working for them and whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not. Put yourself in their shoes and learn what motivates their buying behaviour. Niche Marketing Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a good chance even with the more focused target market not all of your customers look exactly alike. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s great news! Now you get to take the ďŹ nal step and decide precisely which bullâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s eye -- which sweet spot -- you want to hit. Look at the shortlist of customer proďŹ les you have identiďŹ ed as likely prospects, which one do you want to spend your time, energy and marketing budget on?

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THE THORNHILL Junior jazz combo won a silver at MusicFest Canada, one of the three awards in the bands’ highest number of awards at the event.

Bands earn most awards at last fest By MARGARET SPEIRS THORNHILL JUNIOR band students won their highest number of awards at Music Fest Canada in their last time there. The concert band brought back gold, the jazz band won gold and the jazz combo won silver in what was also the most musical groups the school has ever entered, said band teacher Mike Wen. “I figured they’d do really well,” said Wen. In addition to those bands and combo, a sax quartet and clarinet trio played too.

Students were also on exchange, visiting Carleton Place School, whose band students were here for a week in April. Thornhill students took a tour of the city of Carleton Place given by the mayor, took workshops at Queens University taught by one of Wen’s former professors, played a joint concert with their hosts, toured Parliament and visited the National War Museum. Jazz students took workshops from Gordon Foote, the head of jazz at McGill University, which is known to be the best school for jazz at the post-secondary level, said

Wen. “The kids were pretty well floored by his ideas and the way he demonstrated things,” he said. During the week they were there, they listened to the adjudicators’ comments on how they could reach the next level and they improved and their performances were better and better as the week went on, said Wen. Several MusicFest adjudicators saw Thornhill Jr. on the program and came just to hear the students play; quite a few of the adjudicators had been to Terrace as clinicians

or adjudicators, said Wen. Overall, the students got even more out of the experience than they expected. “They really enjoyed themselves. They learned a lot more than they expected and got a lot more out of the festival than expected,” said Wen, adding the students cheered when they heard they had won the awards and some even cried. “They’re a great bunch of kids to work with. I’m really proud of their achievement,” said Wen, adding they couldn’t have done it without the support of the community.

Teaching students accurate first nations culture FIRST NATIONS’ culture is thousands of years old but that doesn’t make it irrelevant to today. That’s part of the message Tony Sullivan talks about in his Teepees in Schools presentations to schoolchildren about first nation culture east of the Rocky Mountains. He was here last week to talk to students at Suwilaawks and Cassie Hall schools. Students are told to ask questions about what they’re interested in and that includes when they’re in the teepee that Sullivan set up on the lawn at both schools here. “Often times the questions lead into discussions such as the environment, environ-

mental protection and use of natural material and guardianship of the environment, our connection and responsibility to the environment,” says Sullivan, “so everything, although it might sound like ancient cultural stuff, it’s actually relevant today in many ways.” Sullivan is Anishnabe from Ontario. The Anishnabe culture’s traditional lands stretch from Peace River country to south Florida and from the Columbia Valley east to Labrador, – one of the largest first nation groups in North America, he says. “The reason we had a vast area is because we had the birch bark canoe, which gave us mobility all over the continent,” he says.

People from the east would travel from Thunder Bay, Ontario with copper to trade in Kitamaat for oolichan grease, he says. One difference between cultures on either side of the mountains was that west coast people didn’t use the portable teepee, except occasionally as temporary lodges for hunting, but for the most part, they had permanent houses as they didn’t have as much reason to travel as much as people from the east, says Sullivan. His culture had wigwams as its permanent structure, he says. While teepees are cone-shape, wigwams are shaped like an upside down dome, or like a stretched igloo, he explains.

He began doing presentations in schools after he started manufacturing teepees 15 years ago and found out how much stereotyping and misinformation was out there based on movies and media that was giving information from the wrong sources. First, he did a volunteer program for his son’s school Grade 4 class. He had a teepee on the roof of his car and it was National Aboriginal Day so he asked the principal if he could do a volunteer program with students in the teepees for 15 minutes. A few days later, another principal called to ask if he would do the same and it grew from there.

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Community Calendar The Terrace Standard offers the Community Calendar as a public service to its readers and community organizations. This column is intended for non-profit organizations and events without an admission charge. Space permitting, items will run two weeks before each event. Deadline is 5 p.m. Thursdays. Fax your event or PSA to 250-638-8432. For complete listings, visit www.terracestandard.com

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JUNE 1, 3 – Double Garage Sale! Don’t miss it! Friday from 2 p.m.- 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. in the parking lot at Terrace Seventh-day Adventist Church (5401 McConnell Ave.). Fundraiser for Spring Creek Adventist Christian School’s community gym building fund and other needs.

HERITAGE PARK MUSEUM is now open seven days a week, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. until August 31. Guided tours are offered all day.

JUNE 3 – Terrace Hospice Society holds “Hike for Hospice” at 2 p.m. on the Millennium Trail. Meet at the gazebo and bring your dog, friends and family. Pledge forms available at the Hospice Society at 207–4650 Lazelle Ave. For questions or more details, call Gale at 6358025 or Penny Dobbin at 635-4811. JUNE 9 – Summer fun reads! Women and Development holds a book sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the farmers market by the horse and buggy ride on Emerson St. Before you head to the beach, the campsite, or the backyard, choose your summer book selections with us! All proceeds go to women’s and children’s projects around the world. JUNE 9 – St. Matthew’s Anglican Church holds a plant and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Centre (4506 Lakelse Ave., across from Totem Furniture). A wide variety of plants and baked goods for sale. All money raised goes toward a new roof for the church. For more details, call 635-9019. JUNE 9 – Terrace Metis host a Stone Soup Gathering at campsites 41 and 42 at Ferry Island. Fire starts at noon; soup served at 5 p.m. Bring cups, a chair and an addition to the soup pot: vegetables, grains or pasta. We will be making bannock all afternoon. The invitation is for all who want to have a great bowl of soup and make bannock while sharing traditional Metis culture. For more details, call Beverly at 635-6864. JUNE 12 – The next meeting for the Pacific Northwest Music Festival is at 7:30 p.m. at the Terrace Academy of Music (4907 Lazelle Ave.). All committee members are encouraged to attend this last meeting for this year. JUNE 14, 15 – Suicide First Aid training, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills training (ASIST), is free for families of individuals with mental illness at the Best Western Inn. A registration fee is being charged to other participants to help cover costs of the workshop. ASIST workshop is suitable for all community members who have contact with people at risk. Sponsored by the BC Schizophrenia Society. Participants must register before June 4 by calling 250-6358272 or 250-635-8206 or email: terrace@bcss. org or nwmanager@bcss.org.

HAPPY GANG CENTRE hosts a pancake breakfast the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Come one, come all, good eats, good laughs. COFFEE CLUB: TERRACE Freemasonry (Kitselas Lodge No. 123) invite all men of good character, strict morals to attend our Coffee Club, 0900 - 10:30 AM, the first Saturday of each month, at the Masonic Lodge, 4915 Lazelle Ave., Terrace, B.C. You are welcome to bring your family. For further information phone: Darcy 635-3580 or Richard 638-0852. TERRACE NISGA’A SOCIETY invites all Terrace and area Nisga’a elders to attend meetings on the first Monday of the month at 6 p.m. Come have some fun. For more details or for a ride, call the society or Diana Guno at 250638-0311 or Margaret Nelson 250-638-8939. THE TERRACEVIEW FAMILY Council is a support group and place to voice concerns and ideas to improve quality of life at Terraceview Lodge. Residents’ families and friends meet on the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. For more info, call Heather at 250-638-8552. THE SALVATION ARMY holds Toonie Wednesdays every first and third Wednesday of the month – all clothing is $2. All children’s clothing $2 or less is half price. YOUNG PROFESSIONALS OF Terrace meet from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at the Back Eddy Pub. Anyone looking to start or has a new business, looking for work, to hire employees, gain clients or collaborate on a project, newly relocated here, wanting to meet people with unique skills, trades or professions living and working in the Terrace area. DRAMA DAYS ARE here again! Terrace Little Theatre’s beloved summer day camp returns with its July and August half-day sessions for ages six to 13 that run for three weeks from Tuesday to Friday. Parents can enrol their youngsters in morning or afternoon sessions. At the end of the camp, children put on their wildly popular public performances to showcase their work. Registration forms are at local schools. If children don’t bring a form home, check with the school office or go to Uniglobe Courtesy Travel to register. Summer Drama Days is a wonderful way to introduce children to live theatre. All learn the value of teamwork and ‘ensemble’ – that when we support one another on and behind the stage, we are greater than the sum of our parts. For more details, check

out our Facebook page and website at http:// www.mytlt.ca, email us at info@mytlt.ca or leave a message 638-1215. HEALING TOUCH COMMUNITY Clinics continue to be offered. Please contact Julie for further details 635-0743. Donations accepted. REGISTRATION FOR SCOUTS Canada (Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Venturers) is on now. The early registration fee will be accepted until June 30 and regular registration fee after. KSAN SOCIETY WOULD like you to keep us in mind while spring cleaning your house – we have a steady stream of visitors searching for all manner of items to help make ends meet on a fixed income. Chances are if you don’t need it, we know someone who does! That old, but useable, rake you never use, bowls taking up needed room in a cupboard. A spare blender or slow cooker can mean someone can make a home-cooked meal. A baby carrier can cradle a new life. Blankets, sheets and throws, measuring cups, pliers, cheese graters, garden tools, aprons and hammers. We accept donations of clothing in any and all sizes and types. If you have a bicycle or tricycle to give away, our children will appreciate a bike to ride around. Donations of soap and toiletries always appreciated. Drop your spring cleaning donations off at 4838 Lazelle during regular business hours – closed for the lunch hour. Our Donations Room is open Tuesday and Thursday 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. by appointment. PARK CENTRE OFFERS a variety of parenting education and support programs including Infant Massage, Nobody’s Perfect, So You Have the Blues (PPD/PPND Support), Parenting Plus!, Fathers Group, Building Healthier Babies, and Building Blocks. Stop in or phone for more information: 4465 Park Ave, 635-1830, or on Facebook (Programs of the Terrace Child Development Centre). ONLINE CHAT FOR youth in crisis or emotional distress – www.northernyouthonline.ca – from 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. daily, except Mondays and Tuesdays. This chat supplements the Youth Support phone line 1-888-564-8336, available from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. every day. KITSELAS COFFEE HOUSE to voice concerns and engage in general discussion on community topics takes place every Wednesday at 2 p.m. For more details and locations, call Hilary 6358882 ext. 242. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETS Thursday from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Christian Reformed Church and Saturday from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church. Both meetings are open to everyone.

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CALEDONIA GRAD REHEARSAL Friday, June 8, 2012

CALEDONIA GRADUATION CEREMONIES Thursday, June 14, 2012

PARKSIDE GRADUATION Friday, June 15, 2012

VALLEY YOUTH FIDDLERS IN CONCERT Sunday, June 17, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.

STEVE EARLE SOLO AND ACOUSTIC Tuesday, June 19, 2012

TERRACE COMMUNITY BAND REHEARSAL (closed rehearsal)

Look Who’s Dropped In! Baby’s Name: Evard Parmer Turner III Date & Time of Birth: May 23, 2012 at 8:42 p.m. Weight: 9 lbs. 14 oz. Sex: Male Parents: Wendy Alexander & Evard Turner II “New brother for Hayden & Ciara”

Baby’s Name: Jacob Victor Hall Date & Time of Birth: May, 2012 at 10:31 p.m. Weight: 8 lbs. 3 oz. Sex: Male Parents: Victoria Robinson & Ricky Hall

Baby’s Name: Gavin George Haunholter Date & Time of Birth: May 23, 2012 at 5:23 p.m. Weight: 8 lbs. 4 oz. Sex: Male Parents: Ashley & Jason Haunholter

Baby’s Name: Jake Daniel Mercer Wilson Date & Time of Birth: May 08, 2012 at 8:24 p.m. Weight: 8 lbs. 8 oz. Sex: Male Parents: Shelly Johnson & Daniel Wilson “New brother for Kohl, Kelly, Jelisa & Danni”

Baby’s Name: Phoenix Lyle Erickson Date & Time of Birth: May 08, 2012 at 9:57 p.m. Weight: 10 lbs. 11 oz. Sex: Male Parents: Toni Lazarre & Alexander Erickson Sr. “New brother for Ajalee & Alexander Jr.”

Baby’s Name: Elizabeth Mary Emily Harriet Fowler Date & Time of Birth: May 3, 2012 at 5:33 a.m. Weight: 6 lbs. 5 oz. Sex: Female Parents: Harriet Folwer & Richard Watts “New sister for 11 excited siblings”

Congratulates the parents on the new additions to their families.


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Terrace Standard Wednesday, May 30, 2012

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always thought turning 40 would feel big. Important. Like an arrival. An arrival at what exactly? Well, I guess I hoped for some overarching wisdom—about myself, about others, about life. As my 30s progressed, however, I had the sneaking feeling that my grandiose hopes for 40 were probably going to be dashed. And sure enough, when I woke up on May 1st of this year, no massive explosions of multiple epiphanies greeted me. Fortunately I’d had that advance suspicion, so I wasn’t too, too disappointed—but I was still a bit surprised. Am still a bit surprised. (I can’t help it; the drama diva in me is always convinced things will be bigger deals than they are!) At 40 I feel much the same way I have at every age: Curious and slightly muddled. Excited and hopeful. A tiny bit jaded and disillusioned. Rebellious and comfortable. Claiming those descriptions simultaneously may seem incongruous, but they all fit. Contradictory seems to be the one word that expresses human experience best. Anyway, in my typical fashion, I decided to honour my birthday this year—my 40th birthday!—by contemplating where I am and how I’ve gotten here, where I hope I’m going, and how I might get there. I then—and this will come as no surprise—decided to write down some of these thoughts: 40 of

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40 Thoughts on 40 them to be exact. Let me share the 1st one. When I was in Grade 4 at Clarence Michiel, I had a wonderful teacher— the kind who changes your life by being excited about who you really are, what you really love. Her name was Betty Hamilton. She’s still around, but has now retired. I’m sure she’ll love being mentioned, heh heh. The annual yearbook was being created, and each class got to fill one page. Mrs. Hamilton had us each write a tiny bio of who we were and who we wanted to be. As this was pre-computers and

“I realized there was a really big need for this because of the lack of accurate information in our society,” he said. “It’s a day kids will never forget at school. I like to do that: give kids memories they’ll never forget.”

rampant word processing and printing (See, now you believe I’m getting old!), we all worked our bios through rough drafts by hand to achieve a “good copy” which was then cut and glued onto a sheet with the others and photocopied, thus creating one cohesive page. It is a small treasure: this little record of me, cramped letters proclaiming, “Hello My name is Evelene. I’m 9 years old and I love horses and chickens. And when I grow up I want to be a farmer.” Grade 4 was also the year I decided I wanted to be a novelist (a ghost story or mystery writer, to be exact), but I didn’t have space to admit such a thing in my bio. It was a secret only told in Mrs Hamilton’s writers’ club—my first introduction to my favourite kind of group ever. While the writing wish held true, I veered away from that farming vision of myself in my teens. And now? While I find it funny to admit, some 30 years later, the same slightly messy, hopeful, easily contented summary of myself would still hold true. Except maybe substitute horses with goats. As I age I feel like I’m growing into who I really am, while also feeling freer to just be the quirky kid I always felt I should leave behind, but never quite managed to. Not exactly a deep epiphany, perhaps, but an observation (at 40!) that interests me. I am trying really hard to not even try to guess where my head will be at when I’m 50!

Things have improved in the last 15 to 20 years, he says. “The current day-to-day news is much better than it used to be. People are taking the initiative to inform themselves,” he says. But the movie industry con-

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tinues to promote stereotypes because it sells, he says. He acknowledged our local first nations for having him here and being gracious in allowing him to do education programs in their area.

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Clubs & pubs Music THORNHILL PUB: Free pool Wed. and Sun., karaoke night Thurs. Karen Ljungh provides musical entertainment every Fri. and Sat. night 8:30 p.m. Shuttle service if you need a ride. LEGION BRANCH 13: Meat draws every Sat. afternoon. GEORGE’S PUB: Free poker Sun. 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. and Wed. 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Live weekend entertainment. June 1, 2 AWOL; June 8, 9 4 on the Floor (from Prince George); June 15, 16 Sound Collision. Tickets on sale before and at the door. Shuttle service if you need a ride. MT. LAYTON LOUNGE: Open daily noon to 11 p.m. Free pool, darts and shuffleboard.

Art

■ THE TERRACE ART Club meets Mondays 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Skeena Jr. Secondary art room (#143). Free. Come and enjoy engaging in art and meeting other people interested in art. May 21 is Victoria Day and there will not be a session. June 4 will be all open arts night. All levels of artists are welcome; please bring your own art supplies. For more details, call Maureen 635-7622 or Joan 638-0032.

■ “MUSIC FOR A While,” a song recital featuring Ellie Higginson, soprano, and Bonnie Juniper, piano, and featuring classical songs, folk songs and musical theatre at 7:30 p.m. June 10 at the Terrace Evangelical Free Church (4640 Park Ave.). By donation. ■ VALLEY YOUTH FIDDLERS are in concert June 15 at the R.E.M. Lee Theatre. ■ STEVE EARLE SOLO and Acoustic plays at 7:30 p.m. June 17. Tickets on sale at Uniglobe Travel. ■ TERRACE COMMUNITY BAND in concert at 7:30p.m. June 22 at the REM Lee Theatre. Tickets on sale at Misty River Books in June.

Fundraiser

■ CANADA WORLD YOUTH Car Wash suds up your vehicle from noon to 4 p.m. June 1 at the Husky. Longing for a squeaky clean vehicle? Come support a Youth Leaders in Action Program with Canada World Youth. Brittany McDougall will be volunteering with a focus on food security in Ontario and Honduras for six months and is raising money for the

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organization before June 11. By donation. Tax receipt for a pre-determined amount. Lemonade by donation. ■ CAR AND DOG Wash fundraiser for Thornhill Elementary Grade 7 yearend grad starts washing at noon to 4 p.m. June 2 at the Thornhill Fire Hall. Bring your empties for their bottle drive too. By donation. For more details, call 638-7283.

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■ TERRACE LITTLE THEATRE holds a play reading of Oscar Wilde’s classic “trivial comedy for serious people” The Importance of Being Earnest at 7 p.m. June 7 at the McColl Playhouse (3625 Kalum St.). Everyone welcome – come to read, or just listen.

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■ SUMMER DANCE WORKSHOP for all ages with ballet, contemporary and creative classes from June 18 to 30 at Skeena Jr. Jessica Ames will teach the workshops, fresh from her three years at Arts Umbrella Professional Dance Program. Registration is now on for all levels, ages seven and up, with adult classes too. No dance experience needed. Put on by Sophia’s Dance Studio.

4931 LAZELLE AVE. - $230,000 MLS Mortgage Helper with basement suite.

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March 14, 1922 - June 4, 2000 Miss Me But Let Me Go When I come to the end of the road And the sun has set for me I want no rites in a gloom ďŹ lled room Why cry for a soul set free? Miss me a little - but not too long And not with your head bowed low. Remember the love we once shared Miss me - but let go. For this is a journey we all must take and each must go alone. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s all a part of the Masterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s plan A step on the road to home.

An Earthmoving Company in Alberta is looking for a 3rd year or Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic. You will be part of a team maintaining and servicing our ďŹ&#x201A;eet of Cat dozers, graders and rock trucks plus Deere/Hitachi excavators. You will work at our Modern Shop at Edson, Alberta with some associated ďŹ eld work. Call Contour Construction at (780)723-5051

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Joyce and â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Kidsâ&#x20AC;? Rest in Peace

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(Kenneth) Barry Samuelson September 1, 1962 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; May 30, 2010

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Dorothy Eileen Noble July 14, 1920 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; May 7, 2012 It is with sadness that the family of Eileen Noble announces her passing at the age of 91. Born in Togo, Saskatchewan, Eileen moved to British Columbia with her family in the 1940s. She raised two children in the Lower Mainland and Kamloops before relocating to the Okanagan. She resided in Terrace from the early 1990s until her passing. Eileen was a strong-minded, independent woman who preached the importance of hard work. She will be remembered for her sense of humour and numerous passions, including cooking, cribbage, baseball, curling, hockey and ďŹ shing. Eileen is survived by her siblings Marguerite and Fay (Hans), children Barbara (Tony) and Douglas (Leydi), grandchildren Anita, Tyler and Tanner, great-grandson Kevin and numerous others in her extended family.

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Luis Praticante October 15, 1958 - June 1, 2007

It remains a challenge to accept that youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re physically not here with us. Five years later, we know you continue to watch over us. Leonor, Nilton, We miss you, and you will Leanne & Stacey forever be in our hearts.

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Emile Gaston Joseph Laderoute

Two years since you made us laugh Two years of feeling all wrong Two years since you walked through the door Two years - it seems so long

Emile Laderoute, age 64, of Terrace BC, passed away May 15, 2012, surrounded by his family. Emileâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s family was his greatest joy in life. He was a generous man, always willing to lend a hand. He will be remembered for his crazy antics and sense of humour as well as his love of the Montreal Canadiens and his job as a truck driver. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 43 years, Lise Laderoute; daughter Theresa Hutchinson; son Norm Laderoute; daughter-in-law Jen Laderoute and grandson Connor Hutchinson. Never will a day go by that he is not in their hearts and in their souls. To honour Emileâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wishes, no service will be held.

Two years since you gave me that look Two years since youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been home Two years since your truck backed in Two years our boys have grown Two years of wanting you back Two years of saying â&#x20AC;&#x153;if onlyâ&#x20AC;? Two years of life without you Two years of feeling so lonely Two years since your pager rang out Two years of trying not to cry Two years of acting strong Two years of wondering why Two years of looking for a sign Two years of regret Two years of trying to remember Two years Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll never forget

Two years since weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve heard you hum Two years since you were taken away Two years since you yelled â&#x20AC;&#x153;helloâ&#x20AC;? Two years since weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been okay

Two years to accept you are gone Two years on the 30th of May Two years of wishing itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a dream Two years since that horrible day.

Your life was a blessing. Your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words And missed beyond measure.

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With Us

in Terrace 3302 Sparks St.

PO Box 1142 Terrace, B.C. V8G 5P7

Sunday Service Time 10 a.m. Sunday Evening Prayer 6:30 p.m. PH: 250-615-6063

Terrace Christian Reformed Church 3602 Sparks St. Terrace

635-7278

SUNDAY WORSHIP

Zion Baptist Church Sunday Celebration 10:00 a.m.

10:00 A.M. NURSERY & SUNDAY SCHOOL

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F/T Cook: Mount Layton Hotsprings. Must have food safe. Contact: Desiree (250)7982214 or email: desiree.mountlayton@yahoo.com

Immediate opening for a Cook at Skeena Valley Golf & Country. Please drop off resume at the Golf course ask for Keith or Kim.

WE are looking for Servers. Please drop down your resume to Shan Yan Restaurant at 4606 Greig Ave, Terrace. No phone calls please.

Owned and operated in Prince Rupert, British Columbia since 1910, CityWest is a quality provider of residential and business Telephone, Internet, Television and Cellular services. CityWest serves customers from Prince Rupert to Houston and is committed to creating jobs and investing in the communities we serve. Direct Sales Representative â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Terrace, B.C CityWest is accepting applications for Direct Sales Representatives to work in Terrace. The Direct Sales Representative is a commissioned based position responsible for selling CityWest residential products door-to-door. This is a lucrative opportunity for an outgoing and enthusiastic individual. Qualifications: â&#x20AC;˘ a positive attitude â&#x20AC;˘ excellent people skills â&#x20AC;˘ customer-focus â&#x20AC;˘ Experience with customers and sales is desirable â&#x20AC;˘ Flexible hours of work (evenings/weekends) Please apply with resume and cover letter to: Human Resources CityWest 248-3rd Ave West Prince Rupert, B.C. V8J 1L1 or by email to: hr@cwct.ca. CityWest thanks you for your interest; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted for an interview.

AVAILABLE (For Ages 3-11 yrs) Worship God. Mirror Christ. Embrace All

Grow Zone 10:30 a.m.

Each Sunday Morning Worship and Kids Program .....10:30 a.m. Evening Service .........6:30 p.m.

(Ages Kindergarten to Grade 9) 2911 S. Sparks Street (by All West Glass) Pastor Matthew Koleba

Ph: 250.638.1336 Email: zionbpch@telus.net

Love. Learn. Live. Lead for Jesus! Loving God and Serving Others Together! 4923 Agar Avenue Terrace BC V8G 1H8 Phone: 250.635.7727 cmaterrace@telus.net Lead Pastor

John Gray - johninterrace@gmail.com Pastor for Family Ministries

Jan Gray - jngray2@gmail.com

phone 635-2434 fax 635-5212 3511 Eby Street V8G 2Y9 www.tpalife.org

KNOX UNITED CHURCH Sunday Celebration Service 10:30 am

Terrace Lutheran Mission Church

CONGREGATION OF LUTHERAN CHURCH CANADA

Our location is 5010 Agar Avenue, 250-631-7825 Services on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Clint Magnus â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 250-632-6962 Please join us as we celebrate Godâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s grace through his Word.

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SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP 10:30 A.M. SUNDAY SCHOOL 10:30 A.M.

St. Matthewâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Anglican Church 4506 Lakelse Avenue Father Ernest Buchanan 250-635-9019 Sunday: 10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Sunday School, Nursery 5:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist Thursday: 12:15 p.m. Holy Eucharist A warm welcome to all!

BRINKMAN FOREST LTD.

Operations Forester Brinkman Forest Ltd. is a progressive forest management company based in British Columbia. As a result of our growing operation, we have an immediate full-time position for an Operations Forester in our Terrace office. This is a town job, and there is no camp work required. Brinkman Forests Ltd. offers a competitive salary, and benefit package as well as the opportunity to achieve annual performance incentives. Duties: Reporting to the Operations Manager, this position will play an integral role in forest planning, timber development, budgeting and implementation of road maintenance, road building, and harvesting operations. Key duties include, but are not limited to: x x x x x x x x

Resource planning management for higher level plans that are implemented within the forest district Oversee timber development and permit procurement for company clients Review of cutting permit and appraisal data submissions Supervision of harvesting and road construction activities Negotiation of harvesting and road construction rates with contractors Contractor log quality and log inventory tracking Forest road and bridge inspections, and tracking of inventory Coordinating activities pertaining to domestic log sales

Qualifications: x x x x x

5+ yearsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; experience in forest or related natural resource field Undergraduate degree or technical diploma in forestry or natural resources field is preferred Registered, or eligible for registration with the Association of BC Forest Professionals (RPF, RFT) is a plus Knowledge of regulatory framework, including the Forest and Range Practices Act, Forest Act, Interior Appraisal manual, and other relevant legislation and forest policies Possess good communication and organizational skills

Terrace is a thriving community in Northwest BC with excellent year round recreational activities, world class fishing, and affordable housing. For more information click on the following link http://www.terrace.ca/ .

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Interested applicants should fax, mail or email their resume and cover letter to:

3236 Kalum Street. Sunday Morning Worship - 11:00 1- 250-635-5446

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Majors Rosa and David Moulton #1 Terrace Thrift Store #2 Emergency Food Bank #3 Kitimat Thrift Store 1-250-632-5225

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Attn: Betsy Dennis Brinkman Forest Ltd. 4905 Keith Avenue Terrace, BC V8G 5L8 Betsy_Dennis@brinkman.ca

Resumes to be received by: June 4, 2012 4:30 p.m. We appreciate all of the resumes and applications sent in, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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S.M. Quennell Trucking in Cranbrook is looking for log truck drivers based in Cranbrook. Full time work, home every night. Excellent medical, dental, pension beneďŹ ts, etc. Wages competitive with union rates. Fax resume to (250)426-4610 or call (250)426-6853 WANT TO see scenic BC? Needed immediately. Experienced Feller Buncher Operator with Chipper Head/Mower to work around Hydro Transmission Lines. Must be willing to travel throughout BC (based out of Vanderhoof). $28-$34 per hour + beneďŹ ts. For more info e-mail: sbcjobs@hotmail.ca. Send resume to: SBCJOBS Box 1136 Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A0 or Fax:250-567-2550

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Lake Babine Nation JOB POSTING

Brighter Future Coordinator Lake Babine Nation Health is looking for a dynamic, reliable Brighter Future Coordinator to work with communities of Fort Babine, Old Fort, Tachet, Donalds Landing and Woyenne. This will be a term position, based on funding. If you are a committed, hard working, individual who would love the challenge, please apply.

Trades, Technical FOREST Fire Medics and Class 4 or Class 1 Drivers Wanted. Email resume to sarah@alphasafety.net or fax to 250.785.1896.

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Education/Tutoring Gration Math Tutoring Services 250-635-4777 Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll solve all your problems!

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QualiĂ&#x20AC;cations: â&#x20AC;˘ Post-Secondary Degree in Social Work and Counselling CertiďŹ cation â&#x20AC;˘ Knowledge of mental health crisis intervention and management, mental illness and treatment, substance abuse and addictions treatment â&#x20AC;˘ Individual coaching and facilitate educational workshop to parents, youth and children: Life skills, conďŹ&#x201A;ict resolution, anger management, communication skills, budgeting, nutrition, mental wellness, stress reduction, bullying, lateral violence prevention, suicide prevention, drug and alcohol abuse education and parenting skills â&#x20AC;˘ ConďŹ dentiality of clients and client assessments â&#x20AC;˘ Integrated Program Service funding and activities for children, youth and families â&#x20AC;˘ Valid B.C. Driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s License with Vehicle Access â&#x20AC;˘ Knowledge or proďŹ cient in OfďŹ ce Equipment and Microsoft OfďŹ ce â&#x20AC;˘ Able to travel to the communities of Fort Babine, Tachet, Old Fort, Donalds Landing and Woyenne. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Only those selected for Interview will be contacted.â&#x20AC;? Submit Resume & Cover letter to: Vincent Joseph, Health Director Lake Babine Nation PO Box 297, Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0 Fax: 250-692-4792 Deadline: Friday, June 8, 2012 at 4:00PM

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SALESPERSON required for a salary plus bonus position

The successful applicant should be a strong self-starter. Must be able to communicate efďŹ ciently with the public and have a positive attitude and a desire to earn above average income. Preference will be given to a person with customer service experience. Apply in person with resume to: Bob Costain c/o Terrace Toyota 4912 Highway 16 West Terrace, B.C. V8G 1L8

E M P LOY M E N T OPPORTUNITY MANAGER, Facilities and Maintenance â&#x20AC;&#x201C; TERRACE Northwest Community College is seeking an experienced professional to fill a full time key administrator position to oversee the facilities and maintenance department of the College. Reporting to the VicePresident Finance and Administration, the Manager is accountable for the administrative leadership and management of the facilities and maintenance department. This position takes a leadership role in the effective planning, construction and management of College land, buildings and related equipment at all campuses. This includes overseeing the operations of the department, janitorial contracts, preparation and management of annual operating budgets, capital budgets and financial control. Competition #12.023M

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Tolko Industries Ltd. is a forest products company with manufacturing operations throughout Western Canada. As industry leaders in world markets we focus on a safe work environment, sustainable business practices. Our Williams Lake manufacturing operations are always looking for employees who thrive on a dynamic and challenging environment and who seek opportunities for growth and development. For more on our exciting company, go to www.tolko.com. We offer competitive compensation packages and in some cases, we will consider relocation packages. To Join Us As We Grow Please Apply Today, Attn: Betty Engemoen Human Resources Coordinator 180 Hodgson Road, Williams Lake, B.C. V2G 3P6 Phone: 250 392.3371 â&#x20AC;˘ Fax: 250.398.3909 Email: betty.engemoen@tolko.com We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview ill be contacted.

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NEW CAREER Heartland Toyota requires a

PRODUCT ADVISOR: Candidates should have: â&#x20AC;˘ Excellent communication skills â&#x20AC;˘ Desire to satisfy customers â&#x20AC;˘ Ability to support a team environment â&#x20AC;˘ Drivers License Preference to Licensed Salesperson Heartland Toyota offers: â&#x20AC;˘ Full training program â&#x20AC;˘ Excellent pay, commission and bonus plans â&#x20AC;˘ Demo allowance â&#x20AC;˘ Motivating and prestigious work environment

Northwest Community College is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from First Nations people, women, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. For complete job posting details visit: www.nwcc.bc.ca/Postings/ index.cfm. We thank all applicants and regret that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Contact: Northwest Community College Human Resources 5331 McConnell Avenue, Terrace, BC V8G 4X2 250.635.6511 1.877.277.2288 apply@nwcc.bc.ca

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Coordinator/Fundraiser QUALIFICATIONS: Mandatory: Two year post-secondary Diploma in a related human/social service ďŹ eld Preferred: Experience in volunteer recruitment, screening and training, excellent communication skills and a willingness to function as a team member. A high level of competence in the area of community relations/fundraising is essential. S/he will be responsible for matching volunteer mentors with children and youth, and to monitor those matches to ensure the healthy development of the relationships. The Coordinator will work within the guidelines, policies and mission of the Agency and will be accountable and responsible for speciďŹ c projects as assigned. The incumbent will be responsible for visioning and executing fundraising efforts including corporate sponsorships and donations, individual donations, special events, direct mail programs, gaming, planned giving programs etc. S/he will develop and nurture corporate and community partners for the purposes of fundraising and to elevate the proďŹ le of the agency in the community This position will require ďŹ&#x201A;exibility of hours and involves evening and weekend work. 80 hours per month Rate of Pay: Depending on qualiďŹ cations and experience Closing Date: June 11, 2012 Start Date: As soon as possible Send application, resume and qualiďŹ cations to: TDCSS BBBS #200 3219 Eby Street, Terrace, B.C. V8G 4R3 Fax: 250-635-6319 Email: youthandfamily@tdcss.ca Applications available at www.tdcss.ca

Hy-Tech Drilling Ltd. is a leading diamond drilling company operating in several provinces in Canada as well as internationally. Hy-Tech Drilling Ltd. was awarded one of the Best Workplaces in 2009 from Great Place to Work Canada. We have a culture of dedication, using initiative and innovation to solve problems and a strong team environment. Due to our recent growth we are looking for an Accounts Payable/Payroll Clerk to join our team. The candidate will work primarily in Accounts Payable and provide back up for our multi-provincial payroll process. If you have 3 or more years of Accounting, Bookkeeping and Payroll experience, like to work in a team setting, are skilled at building relationships, able to bring solutions to problems, work under tight time pressures and pay attention to detail, you are our ideal candidate. Further information is available at www.hy-techdrilling. com/corporate/employment. Please send your application to jobapps@ hy-techdrilling.com no later than noon, Tuesday, June 5, 2012.

ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT (PART TIME)

Nechako Northcoast Construction Terrace is seeking to appoint an experienced and motivated Accounting Assistant, reporting to the Manager of Accounting Services. The successful candidate must possess the following: t.JOJNVNZFBST0GmDF"DDPVOUJOH&YQFSJFODF t4USPOHBDDPVOUJOHTLJMMT t1SPmDJFOUJO.40GmDF &YDFMBOE0VUMPPL t "CJMJUZ UP NVMUJUBTL  QSJPSJUJ[F  BOE XPSL VOEFS pressure while meeting deadlines :PV NVTU CF B QPTJUJWF  NPUJWBUFE  PVUHPing individual with exceptional communication skills. Please fax or email your resume to: Fax: 250-638-8409 Email: drussell@nechako-northcoast.com Only those short listed will be contacted

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The quality shows in every move we make! Saturday June 2, 2012 at 12:00 Noon Leave Highway 16 2 miles east of Telkwa onto Tyhee Lake Road, follow to Hislop Road and watch for the Auction Signs

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2 Free Kittens, mother cat has long grey hair, with green eyes, very friendly and loving, will be spayed and needs a good home. 250-635-3683

Flea Market selling out sale 1/2 price, Open May 9th until everything is gone. 11a.m. to 4p.m. 2823 Clark St.

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Merchandise for Sale

TR:To Give Away Big Spruce Tree bucked up, in exchange for removing the limbs. Phone 635-9123 4709 Hamer Avenue

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#1 - 4022 Yeo - Exceptional Quality Townhouse - beautifully finished 2400 sq. ft. - private location with exquiste view - Terrace Mountain hiking trails at the back door. A must to view.

$394,900 MLS

SCREENED TOPSOIL DRIVEWAY CRUSH LANDSCAPING ROCK DRAIN ROCK & BEDDING SAND BLOCKS AND CONCRETE Phone: 250-635-3936 or 250-638-8477 Fax: 250-635-4171 3751 Old Lakelse Lake Drive, Terrace, BC, V8G 5P4

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale

FOR SALE Mother Pearl Dress $

400.00 OBO

Plus many items too numerous to mention. Consignments welcome until sale time.

Merkley Rd -17 acres -private, treed - located within a few minutes dr. to town

$129,900 MLS

3447 River Dr. -Private 2/3 acre beautifully landscaped and fenced , 3 bedroom and updated full basement home, 40 x 14 cedar deck, patio with hot tub and detached 20 x30 fully serviced shop.

$259,900 MLS 721 Robin Rd. Private 10 acres with extensively updated farm style home -wonderful character and cozy interior - 5 bedrooms - 3 bathrooms - A second 3 bedroom home great for rental or extended family.

$379,000 MLS !

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4902 MeDeek Ave. - Newer fully finsihed home with basement suite - 4 bedroom, 4 bathrooms, bright interior, fully fenced, attached garage, view -fully rented $1500 p/m - well located on quiet culde-sac.

$234,900 MLS

A- STEEL SHIPPING STORAGE CONTAINERS / Bridges / Equipment Wheel loaders JD 644E & 544A / 63’ & 90’ Stiff boom 5th wheel crane trucks/Excavators EX200-5 & 892D-LC / Small forklifts / F350 C/C “Cabs”20’40’45’53’ New/ Used/ Damaged /Containers Semi Trailers for Hiway & StorageCall 24 Hrs 1-866-528-7108 Delivery BC and AB www.rtccontainer.com

Golf Cart 1993 $600 Yamaha, well maintained 285 C.C. Gas 250-635-0377 Heavy Duty Aluminum Utility Trailer 14’ long 6’ wide, 18’ ft long from tongue, aluminum side rails, drop ramp in back, tandem axle $3,299 obo 250635-3669 or 250-615-2335 HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper?

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No buyers fees Persons paying for major items with uncertiÀed cheque may be required to leave the item on the grounds until cheque clears the bank.

4509 Elderberry Lane - Attractivley updated family home on private 3 acres - 30 x 25 detached shop - paved driveway, fully fenced. Located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in the most popular rural subdivisions in Terrace, just a few miles north of town.

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Heavy Duty Machinery

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P.O. Box 217, Stewart, B.C.

Ph: 250-636-2622 Fax: 250-636-2622

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4718 Walsh Ave. - Extensively updated home providing spacious rooms , open concept main living 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, - 2 bedroom suite as mortgage helper- attached 600 sq. ft. shop with 200 amp service. Just a few blocks to downtown and schools.

$389,900 MLS $244,500 MLS

Removable Sleeves and sizes between 10-16, one of a kind, lace and pearls.

250-635-1452

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Laurie Forbes

250-638-1400 or 250-615-7782 (cell)

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5 br, 3ba, 3,000 sq. ft. house in the Horseshoe area. Pictures and details at www.terracerealestate.blogspot.ca. $227,000, 250-635-7623.

For Sale by Owner: 4 bdrms, 3 bathrooms, LR, DR, FR, large laundry / mudroom, large covered deck, wine cellar / storage, shop, fenced yard, 3.09 Acres, well maintained and renovated. $389,000.00 call Steve to view 250-615-6556 Price reduced

Houses For Sale BEAUTIFUL 2000sq ft, 3 bdr 3 bth home for sale at 4815 Dairy Avenue. This home was built in 2008 and offers many upgrades including bamboo and heated ceramic flooring, crown molding, stainless appliances and custom window treatments. Entertaining outdoors is ideal with a sunny back deck and fire pit area and is very private as the two city lots backs onto designated city green space. This home also offers plenty of room for your toys with RV parking with its own deck, private drive and full power source. Asking $379.000. To view, please call 250-635-5466 evenings. For Sale: Newly renovated 2 bdrm house 4434 Greig Ave. New appliances, floors and paint inside and out. Large double lot with fruit trees. For photos email: fvanho@telus.net To view: 250.975.0376 lv msg


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LOT FOR SALE 4318 Birch Ave 80ft X 120ft. All services,in a fun family neighbourhood with great potential view, walk to town $45,000 250-495-2220

1BDRM Basement on Lazelle Ave. Rent $450/mo. + D.D. and $50 hydro, Ref’s req’d. (250)635-7025

Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent 1/3 acre, fenced, Thornhill

Lakelse Lake, very private

$139,900 MLS

Condo for Rent- In horseshoe area, N/P, Ref. Req. 3 bedrm, 250-631-9333

$389,900 MLS

Handy man special

Near New, Southside

$89,000 MLS

$284,900 MLS

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3651 Balsam

$232,500 MLS

View lot on the bench

$288,500 MLS

$114,900 MLS

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Vance Hadley

250-638-1400 or 250-631-3100 (cell) www.rickmcdaniel.ca daniel.ca www.rickmcdaniel.ca www.rickmcdaniel.ca

RICK GETS RESULTS! 2712 Sparks

$169,900 MLS

$219,900 MLS

Bright with great flow, this property Nicely finished very cozy home features open living space. Wood located on quiet south side street near stove on main floor. Private back yard with decks and shop. the majestic Skeena river.

375 Kalum Lake Drive

4713 Gair

$229,900 MLS

Five bedroom family home on quiet no thru street on the bench. Large rec room, hot tub in back deck. Perfect for the growing family.

$259,900 MLS

Newly shingled and hooked to city water last year. This home features an oak kitchen, large mud room and spacious sundeck. Home is set back from the road and buffered by established evergreens, creating a private feel.

2609 Thornhill

$279,900 MLS

Bright with loads of natural light. Extra storage everywhere. Large yard with workshops, and one bedroom suite in basement.

4022 Yeo

$356,000 MLS

Phase three of Sunridge now under construction. Don’t miss out. New plans available to view!

Rick McDaniel PERSONAL REAL ESTATE CORPORATION

250-638-1400 250-615-1558

rickmcdaniel@remax.net

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Cottages / Cabins

HILLCREST PLACE APARTMENTS

TWO 3bdrm summer cottages at Lakelse Lake. Fully furnished & equipped. Great beaches & grassy play areas. Boat launch available. $475 & $575 a week. (250)798-2039

BEST PLACE TO LIVE Now taking applications for 1,2, & 3 bdrm suites. If you are looking for clean, quiet living in Terrace and have good references, please call: 250-638-0799 For Rent 3 bdrm Condo W/D F/S Carport, fenced bckyrd. N/P ref. req. Call:(250)6352932 (250)615-1057

1651 Haisla Blvd. Kitimat, BC 2 bedroom suites security building New: dishwasher, appliances & cabinets. All New: windows, plumbing, electrical, drywall, kitchen & bathroom - sound insulated - electric heat. 1 yr lease Starting at $995 per month N/S, N/P For complete details or to request an application, please call 250.632.7814

Office/Retail

Office/Retail

Walsh Avenue Apartments

4 bedroom home with fully privacy on 4 sides of this 2 acre parcel. Wood or pellet furnace , 20x24 shed and more parking than you need PRICED TO SELL at

$289,000 MLS

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FOR LEASE

4 bedroom home on a quiet street. Many tasteful updates throughout makes this a must see inside and The fruit trees are blooming in the back yard.

$227,500 MLS NEW

505 Old Lakelse Lake Dr.

Email: vancehadley@remax.net

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...What A Great Place To Call Home...

Perfect 4 bedroom family home in upper Thornhill. Large kitchen for the cook and fully fenced back yard with playhouse for the kids. MUST SEE

Heart of the Horseshoe

CLINTON MANOR - We are taking applications for a Bachelor unit $560 Hot water included. Adult oriented N/S,N/P 2 ref. required 250615-7543

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LAZELLE AVE OFFICE BUILDING

5041 McRae Cres.

3 bedroom 2 bath, NEW kitchen and appliances, NEW furnace, Hot water, spa like main bathroom, workshop and RV parking in fenced backyard

$249,000 MLS

Located in downtown core area of Terrace. Approx. 2800 Sq. Ft. lower and 660 Sq. Ft. upper floor available with elevator access.

Contact: 250-635-4925

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4504 Cedar Cresent

3884 Old Lakelse Dr.

4 bedroom 1.5 batroom home in great location. Handyman special

MAKE AN OFFER 4110 Temple

4 bedroom executive home with 373 Kalum Lake Dr. self contained inlaw suite downSide by side legal duplex Oak stairs, In floor heating, amazing hardwood floors upgraded furkitchen/dinning area and hot tub nace roof done in 2007. on the deck MUST SEE asking BRING ANY OFFER TO $409,000 MLS ME ON THIS GREAT BUY

CALL DAVE TODAY TO BOOK YOUR VIEWING Terrace Office 250-638-1400

DAVE MATERI 250-615-7225

COAST MOUNTAINS Terrace, B.C - A Place to Call Home

Commercial Properties for Lease Offices, warehouses, and retail spaces.

4635 Lakelse Ave - 2900 sq ft Prime location store front in the Safeway Mall near TD Bank 4 - 5002 Pohle Ave - 950 sq ft Downtown workshop, light industrial bay or warehouse. 101-4816 Hwy 16W - 2660 sq ft One of the most visible and desirable retail locations in Terrace 4613 Park Ave - 1900 sq ft Ready for your professional office. Hatha Callis: hatha@pvlgroup.com 635-7459 Darcy McKeown: darcy@pvlgroup.com 615-6835 www.pvlgroup.com

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Duplex / 4 Plex 2 BDRM lower half duplex, in Terrace close to down town with washer dryer,f/s and dish washer utilities not included.Non smoking or pets, refs req.Prefer Senior Couple.Monthly rent $700 avail immed.Ph:250.-6157677. DUPLEX 2 BRM in town has washer/dryer,n/p, n/s. ref’s req’d avail June 1st. $775/mo plus util.call 250-635-6122 DUPLEX for rent on Mt. Vista. N/S, N/P, 3bed 1.5 bath. Personal deck, shared yard and paved drive. Washer, dryer, fridge, stove incl. $1200 per month, ref. req. Ryan at 250635-1872 or colleenandryan@hotmail.com one bedrm unit with view of river on Queensway drive. Private small deck, utilities not included,n/s $700/mo. Call Betty 250-635-2837 SPACIOUS 2 bedrm 4 plex, avl June1st, 4 appliances, couple preferred, walking distance to downtown, N/S, N/P, $775/mo plus util, d.d. Ref. Req’’d (250) 635-6824

Homes for Rent A three bedroom house for rent near downtown, available from 15th May. Rent $900. Contact 250-631-9704 Bachelor suite in town furnished $550p/m includes utilities available June 1/12 call Laurie 250-615-7782

Shared Accommodation LOOKING TO rent remaining upstairs bedroom to a mature adult with the preference of a female This is a 3000 ft. executive house that is furnished with 4 piece leather furniture in the living room, electric fireplace, couch/love seat in the t.v room, 8 person dining room table and chair set, stainless f/s/w/d/dw,microwave, large gym complete with a power rack, free weight/cardio section and satellite radio with a stereo. This is an open concept house that has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. This house is located in a great area on the bench (Johnstone st) and has Terrace mountain trail start right in the backyard! Also included is wireless internet,HD satellite with a full TV package and a 50” plasma mounted to wall. Available A.S.A.P. Price is $500 and a minimum 6 month tenancy required. Beautiful house in a great location! For more information text/call 250 565 5098 or email me at Jordan.linteris@gov.bc.ca

Townhouses

2 & 3 Bedroom Clean & well managed.

From $550/mth. HARBOURVIEW APTS Call Clayton 627-6697

TOWNHOUSES

IN KITIMAT 2 & 3 bedroom From $500/mth. Call Mgr. 632-4411

Call Rick NOW for all your real estate needs!

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250.638.1400 COPPERSIDE - $312,000 t t t t

charming log home, 11 acres 5 bdrms, 3 baths open concept w/ fireplace full bsmt with rec room

BENCH - $329,900

t rancher w/full bsmt t 4 bdrms, 3 baths t kid friendly yard t formal dining & nook

DUPLEX - $239,900

t 3 bdrms per side t .8 acre in Thornhill t roof done in 2009 t great revenue potential

MORTGAGE HELPER - $239,900

t 2 bdrm inlaw suite t rents for $700 per month t 3 bdrms, lg living rm t carport, fenced yard

THE RIGHT AGENTS FOR TODAY’S MARKET

JUST LIKE NEW - $194,500

t gorgeous kitchen, stainless appl. t main bath, heated floor t 3 bdrms plus den t new septic system

SOUTHSIDE - $219,900

t 5 bdrms, lg rec room t updated flooring t professionally painted t detached workshop

john evans Cell:250.638.7001 johnevans@remax.net sheila love Cell:250.638.6911 sheilalove@remax.net tashiana veld Cell 250.635.0223 tashveld@remax.net


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Cars - Domestic

Cars - Sports & Imports

Cars - Domestic

Your Home Of The ...Community Drive! 2008 Ford Focus SE

THIS WEEKS SPECIALS 2005 Toyota Camry

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...Over $6,000 Raised So Far For Local Charities!

$12,995

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FOR SALE motor cycle trailer ex condition,ďŹ ts large or small bike,13â&#x20AC;? wheels,ramps included.Stands on end for compact storage. $450 obo call 250638-0544

Recreational/Sale For Sale: Frontier Camper 8.5ft long, sleeps 6, fair condition. 250-635-3823

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3 bdrms. 1 ½ bath From $500/mth. Call Mgr. 624-3546

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4631 KEITH AVENUE, TERRACE

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1.800.463.1128

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4912 Highway 16 West, Terrace, BC V8G 1L8

4946 GREIG AVE. TERRACE, B.C.

250-635-6558 or 1-800-313-6558 DL#5957

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200-4665 LAZELLE AVE. (ABOVE PIZZA HUT)

250-635-9184

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4310 NORTH SPARKS NOW ONLY

312 SOCKEYE CREEK ST.

$284,000 MLS $365,000 MLS

5 bedroom, 3 bath two storey home with full basement on 2.3 acres in town on city water and sewer.

3 bedroom, 2 bath rancher with full, partially ďŹ nished basement, large double garage on 2.01 acres

4940 HUNDAL

2313 EVERGREEN

$369,900 MLS

$237,000 MLS

Vaulted ceilings in livingroom. 4 bedrooms. 3 baths. Spacious kitchen with eating area. Sundeck plus covered patio. Fenced yard.

Well maintained family home. 3 bedrooms. 2 baths. Multi-level sundeck. Detached workshop. High efficiency N.G. furnace. Make your appt. today.

STING! NEW LI

2830 ROSELAND AVE.

$339,000 MLS

5 bedroom, 3 bath split entry home with single garage, double deck and 1.796 acres of property

3168 ATTREE ROAD

$159,000 MLS

3 bedroom, 1 bath manufactured home with large addition, on 2.01 acres of property and garden areas

4690 MARTEN DR. 3992 OLD LAKELSE DR.

$89,900 MLS

$350,000 MLS

2 Bedroom Starter or Rental home, Large Carport

4 Commercial Units plus 2 Bedroom Apartment, Detached 2 Bay Shop

#42 - 3624 KALUM

1962 GAGNON

$129,900 MLS Starting out? Then this 4 bedroom affordable bungalow could be just what youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re looking for. .8 acre. 10 minutes to town.

$40,000 MLS This 3 bedroom mobile has had numerous upgrades and is ready to move in. Appliances included. Quick occupancy.

2342 HEMLOCK ST.

5103 MEDEEK AVE.

$84,900 MLS

$112,000 MLS

2 Bedroom Starter or Rental located in Thornheights

3 Bedroom/1Bath, Southside Location

STING! NEW LI 2295-2297 HEMLOCK

4814 WARNER LOT 7 EDGEWOOD DR.

$69,500 MLS

2.01 acres of vacant land located in Jackpine on dead end street

4732 LAZELLE AVENUE

$159,000 MLS

2 bedroom, 1 bath rancher with unďŹ nished basement, zoned C1 and located in the heart of downtown

$214,000 MLS

$330,000 MLS

Great investment opportunity. Duplex, Extensively renovated rancher with 2 with one unit having a separate 1 bedrooms plus a basement for storage. bedroom suite. Numerous upgrades. Quiet area. Just move in and enjoy worryRent it all out or comfortablely live in one free living. unit yourself.

908 MATSON RD

$464,900 MLS

#25 - 3624 Kalum St

29 acres, 6 Bedroom, Shop & RV Storage

3 bedroom Mobile, Awesome Views

$30,000 MLS

SHANNON MCALLISTER

JIM DUFFY

DARREN BEAULIEU

shannon@ terracerealestatecompany.com

jimduffy@telus.net

darren@ terracerealestatecompany.com

cell: 250-615-8993

cell: 250-615-6279

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Trucks & Vans

1998 Ford Explorer, 4 door, auto, new brakes, AC, 4WD, roof rack, all season tires, good running condition. $3200 OBO (250)615-9195

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Boats

1997 White Astro Van, new Transmission, Excellent condition, no dents or rust. Automatic. $3500 (250)635-8225

2007 34.5’ TRAVELAIRE TRAILER 2 slide-outs, awnings on both slides plus large patio awning. Winter pkg. bed in front, a/c with heat strip, solar panel, fantastic fan. Two 6 volt batteries, propane or electric hot water tank, lots of cupboards, nice shower. 2 leather chairs, dinette table/4 matching chairs, full size fridge/stove/oven/ microwave. EXCELLENT CONDITION. Stored in shop over winter. Will consider trades. Asking $27,950. Call norm 250-632-9974 or work 250-632-4689. Kitimat

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For Sale Gravel Trucks: 1980, 9000 Ford, certified, good condition, 1972 international in running condition, needs battery. Two Person Jacuzzi Tub used 20hrs call: 250-638-1755

Help for today. Hope for Tomorrow.

Boats

1997 White Astro Van, new Transmission, Excellent condition, no dents or rust. Automatic. $3500 (250)635-8225

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1995 20’ Bayliner Trophy 175 merc OB 9.9 Yamaha 4 stroke elect. downriggers gps + radio. Good condition. $15,500 250-635-9455

Sex and the Kitty A single unspayed cat can produce 470,000 offspring in just seven years.

TAKE NOTICE THAT application has been made to amend Schedule “A” (Zoning Map) of Zoning Bylaw No. 14311995. THE SUBJECT LAND: The application affects the land, within the City of Terrace, shown hatched on the accompanying map and described as: Lot 6, Block 2, District Lot 369, Range 5, Coast District, Plan 3094 [4426 Greig Avenue] Lot 7, Block 2, District Lot 369, Range 5, Coast District, Plan 3094 [4428 Greig Avenue] Lot 8, Block 2, District Lot 369, Range 5, Coast District, Plan 3094 [4430 Greig Avenue]

Call 1-800-667-3742

24 ALI-CRAFT Aluminum boat 1987 Motor, 4.3-V6-1995 Aux motor 25 OB mercury with remote steering, VHF GPS fish finder duel axle trailer $22,000 OBO (250)635-7753

4921 Keith Ave., Terrace, B.C.

Phone 250-635-3478 Fax 250-635-5050

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NOTICE OF INTENTION TO BUILD A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FACILITY

THE INTENT: To amend Schedule “A” (Zoning Map) of Zoning Bylaw 1431-1995 by changing the zoning classification of the property shown hatched on the accompanying map: FROM: R2 (Two Family Residential) P1 (Public Institutional) TO: C1-A (Mixed Use Downtown) BYLAW INSPECTION: THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT BYLAW AND RELEVANT BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS MAY BE INSPECTED at the City of Terrace Public Works Building at 5003 Graham Avenue, Terrace, B.C., between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day from Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 to Monday, June 11th, 2012 excluding Saturdays, Sundays and Statutory Holidays. For enquiries concerning this application contact the Planning Department at 250615-4000. PUBLIC HEARING DETAILS: Any persons wishing to voice their opinions regarding this application may do so in writing, and/or in person, AT THE PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD IN THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL CHAMBERS, AT 7:00 P.M. ON MONDAY, JUNE 11th, 2012. THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, R.S.B.C., 1996, AND AMENDMENTS THERETO.

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WAREHOUSEMAN’S LIEN ACT Under and by virtue of the Warehouseman’s Lien Act we will sell by

Public Auction at Willams Moving & Storage (BC) Ltd., 5130 Park Ave., Terrace, B.C. on

Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. the following lot to recover storage charges and costs of sale.

Lin Friel

$1600.00

Williams Moving & Storage (B.C.) Ltd., 5130 Park Ave., Terrace, B.C. V8G 5S7

CITY OF TERRACE Request for Proposal Terrace Aquatic Centre Review The City of Terrace is seeking proposals for an interdisciplinary review of the structure, mechanical (including chlorination and filtration systems) and electrical operations of the Aquatic Centre. RFP packages are available at the Terrace Sportsplex Administration office at 3320 Kalum Street, Terrace BC V8G 2N1 or contact 250.615.3000. Submission deadline is 4pm Friday, June 15, 2012. Lowest bid proposal may not necessarily be selected.

Advertisement Land Act: Notice of Intention to Apply for a Disposition of Crown Land Water Act: Application to Divert, Use & Store Forest Act: Application to Harvest Timber Take notice that WindRiver Power Corporation of

Abbotsford, BC, intends to make application to the Province of British Columbia for the Kinskuch Lake Waterpower project which consists of the following components: tLands Act application for an Investigative Licence for Waterpower purposes covering ALL THAT UNSURVEYED CROWN LAND IN THE VICINITY OF THE NASS RIVER, LITTLE PAW CREEK, NISKA LAKES, KINSKUCH RIVER, AND KINSKUCH LAKE, ALL CASSIAR DISTRICT, CONTAINING 22,811.096 HECTARES, MORE OR LESS situated on Provincial Crown Land located at Kinskuch Lake. The Lands file number that has been established for this authorization is 6406536. tLands Act application for a General Area Licence of Occupation for Waterpower purposes covering ALL THAT UNSURVEYED CROWN LAND IN THE VICINITY OF THE NASS RIVER, LITTLE PAW CREEK, NISKA LAKES, KINSKUCH RIVER, AND KINSKUCH LAKE, ALL CASSIAR DISTRICT, CONTAINING 19,188.305 HECTARES, MORE OR LESS situated on Provincial Crown Land located at Kinskuch Lake. The Lands file number that has been established for this authorization is also 6406536. tWater Act application for a Water Licence to Divert, Use and Store Water on Kinskuch Lake which flows into the Kinskuch River. The proposed quantity of water to be stored is 85,000,000 m3 for General Power purposes. The land upon with the water will be used is ALL THAT UNSURVEYED CROWN LAND IN THE VICINITY OF THE NASS RIVER, LITTLE PAW CREEK, NISKA LAKES, KINSKUCH RIVER, AND KINSKUCH LAKE, ALL CASSIAR DISTRICT, CONTAINING 19,188.305 HECTARES, MORE OR LESS. The Lands file number that has been established for this authorization is 6001065; and

Tower location TELUS intends to build a 45-meter wireless communication tower (BC1771) on Crown land at an existing TELUS site in the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine, (3225 Hobenshield Road), (55° 6’19.34”North, 127°58’42.55”West ).

tForest Act application for a Licence to Cut to clear trees for helipad purposes. The Lands file number that has been established for this authorization is also L49193. Written comments concerning this application (with file numbers) should be directed to: Kinskuch Lake Waterpower Project Lead MFLNRO, Kalum/North Coast District, Suite 200 -5220 Keith Avenue, Terrace, BC V8G 1L1

The tower will used by TELUS for its wireless networks. You are invited to provide your written comments within 30 days of this notice to: Doug Anastos Real Estate & Government Affairs Consultant TELUS | Customer Solutions Delivery | BC 2- 3500 Gilmore Way, Burnaby, BC, V5G 4W7 Telephone: (604) 453-2694

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U14 girls soccer team takes gold THE TERRACE girls U14 soccer team mopped the floor with their opponents at a tournament in Kamloops May long weekend. It was the first tournament of the season for the girls aged 13 to 14 — and with barely two months of practices under their belt this year the girls won each of their four games played. Games were played at the KYSA Slurpee Cup, a Kamloops-based tournament that sees soccer teams of all ages from across the province show up to play. This year, 11 Terrace teams ages 11 through 18 made the trip to compete March 19 to 20. On the 19th, the U14 girls first played the Prince George Kodiaks, winning 2 – 0. “The first game against Prince George showcased the strength of the forward line,” said the team’s coach Teresa Wraight. “Hannah Jay’s quick feet were unstoppable and Carly Davis dominated the midfield. “Along with the quick strikers, nothing could get through the solid defensive play of captain, Anke Dewit. Ashlee Wojnarowski,

Mikaela Jefferies, Faith Nisyok and Grace Kennedy all dominated on the defensive line.” Next, the U14 girls played strong as a team, defeating the Vernon Unitied team 2 – 1. “Midfielders Sage Desjardins, Paige Payne, Sydney Desjardins, Emily Dodd and Carly Davis moved the ball fast and furious, setting Deborah Wraight up for two goals and another win,” said Wraight. “Game three against Kamloops was a tight game. Timely boots from stopper Ashlee Wojnarowski kept the ball in the offensive zone and the hard work paid off with timely goals from Kelsey Roberts and Ansone Van Rensburg,” she said of the third game played, which ended in a 2 – 1 win for the Terrace girls. This brought them to the finals, where emotions were running high as the girls fought hard for their gold medals in a 2 – 1 win against Kelowna United. “The final game against Kelowna was a nail biter,” said Wraight. “A goal from Kelsey Roberts and a heart

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THESE TERRACE girls took home gold by winning every game they played at the Kamloops Slurpee Cup soccer tournament May long weekend. (Top, left to right) Paige Payne, Sage Desjardins, Sydney Desjardins, Deborah Wraight, Kennedy Gill, Kelsey Roberts, Carly Davis, Hannah Jay, Monika Mann and Ansone Van Rensburg. (Middle row) Emily Dodd, Mikaela Jeffery, Grace Kennedy, Faith Nisyok, Ashlee Wojnarowski and Anke De Wit. (Front) Alexx Muller. stopping corner kick from Paige Payne right to the foot of Carly Davis afforded them the win. Alexx Muller, the rookie goalie, made a name for herself with miraculous, near impossible saves.” Now, the girls will be working hard in preparation for provincials.

Ten other Terrace teams played in the tournament as well. Terrace’s U12 boys won three of their games and lost two. The U12 girls won two and lost two. The U13 girls tied two games, lost one, and won their last. It was three wins

and a loss for the U13 boys. The U14 boys cleaned up with a 9 - 1 win on their first game, which was followed by one win and two losses. Terrace’s U15 girls won three and lost one. The U15 boys lost all four games. After two wins and one loss, the U16 boys domi-

nated the field in their final game, winning 8 - 1 against Revelstoke. The U-17 boys played in the U18 category, winning two games, tying one and losing their last. The U18 boys team won two, lost one, and tied their last game.

Whiskey-Jack archers shoot in 3-D TERRACE WHISKEY-JACK Archers welcomed 137 shooters from all over the north to their 3-D Archery Competition in Rosswood May 12 and 13.. Archers shot three rounds of a 35 3-D target course. Saturday evening included a pig roast and steak dinner for 140 people. The top three in each category are listed below. Competitors are from Terrace unless otherwise noted. In men’s longbow, first place was Allan Correia, second was Fred Hutchins of Prince Rupert and Scott Trent. Men’s recurve saw Roger Britton in first place, Bob Hull in second and Smithers Jim Hansen took third. Men’s bowhunter top spot went to Jaco Fourie, followed by Andy Vandermeer and Morgan Vandermeer. Men’s Unlimited was topped by Mike Lewis followed by Mike Muir and Martin Hennig. Women’s Unlimited was won by Brenda Armstrong , second was Stephanie Olesiuk and Liz Wade came third. Women’s recurve was won by Rita Wacholtz, second was Erin Quinn of Prince Rupert and third was Lorna Sandhals. Women’s longbow winner was Tiffany Hutchins of Prince Rupert , second was Meghan McAlpine and third went to Beryl McLellan of Smithers .

Junior longbow went to Bailey Lytle. Junior barebow winner was Lodvidian Avidano . Junior bowhunter went to (AKA) Mickey Mouse and second place was Tiaan Fourie. Junior unlimited winner was Thomas Gould , second was Liam Clunas and third was Kyle Froliich. Junior recurve winner was Seth Hull of Smithers , Angus Tweedie took second and Gaby Tanymon was third. Cubs recurve was won by Luke Hull of Smithers and second was Kyler Trim . Cubs longbow was won by Jared Lytle, second was Daelyn Lytle and third was. Liam Tweedie. Cubs compound was won by Logan Clunas and second was Tim Tiljoe . Cubs unlimited was won by Gavin Olesiuk , second was Craig Durando and third was Timber Lewis . Peewee longbow winner was Brome Hanson , Sierra Britton took second and Ashton McDonough finished third. Peewee barebow went to Dawson Lewis , second to Ashton Tiljoe and third to Kaley Roney . Peewee recurve went to Isac Hull of Smithers , second to McKenna Ridler and third was Gale Ridler. Peewee bowhunter first place was Brnydon Lewis.

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TIAAN FOURIE takes aim at a target at the Terrace Whiskey-Jack Archery Club’s 3-D archery shoot in Rosswood. Watching are Craig and Carter Durando.


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ona and I are on the upper Lakelse River by half past ten. An osprey and I are the only fishers. There are mayflies in the bushes and a few caddis flies flitting about. The water is on the high side and clear as air. No fish break the surface. As I put together my Riverwatch six weight, the 8-foot Phillipson taper bamboo rod that was built for me by Bob Clay, lost, driven over, found a year later and rebuilt by Bob, I debate whether I should tie a small muddler to my tippet and play chuck and chance it moving downstream. This will put me in contact with a few fish, but I’d rather fish the top because there is nothing more enjoyable than tricking fish with floating flies. I pluck a small Tom Thumb from my dry fly box and knot it on, then we slide into the river and move slowly downstream, not

far from the bank. You go to shore, I command the dog. She doesn’t. She’s new at this. She will learn. The stream side vegetation is lush. The air is spicy. The sun peeks through broken cloud. I make a couple of perfunctory casts, more to lengthen my line than anything else. The humpbacked little deer hair fly rides downstream. A small fish rolls underneath it. I snatch my sunglasses from off the peak of my hat and slide them over my eyes. The dark brown bottom appears in detail. There are black patches of mussels, light sandy areas, small rocks, and some sticks. Then, a few minutes later there is rise at the end of the flats, the part of the river where the water quickens before the river gets steeper on the approach to Upper Coldwater and Hai Creek, the part of the river where Finlay

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liked to swing his sparse wet flies through. The rise doesn’t tell me much. The trout that made it isn’t a juvenile, but it’s too fleeting to indicate whether it was a minnow or an insect that prompted a response from the fish. I move closSKEENA ANGLER er. There are two more rises not far ROB BROWN from the first. They are between purposeful and frantic. Opportunistic events that suggest the trout could be ing water below me. after emerging YOU GO TO nymphs or some kid of terrestrial insects that SHORE! I order, pointhave blundered into the ing to the bank on river stream. Because there is right. If she swims for more than one rise, and the left side of the river, because it is unlikely the trip will take her that more than one land right through the spot bound insect could have where the fish have refallen off the overhanging branches and drifted down stream together, I suspect the former. I’m startled by a snuffle. Oona is tread-

Wet dog dry flies

cently risen. I repeat the command and am pleased when she obeys. Her mother was a Lab. She swims well, but she’s not overly fond of being in the river. By the time she hauls out, shakes off, and begins rolling in the long grass, I have made half a dozen drifts over the likely looking spots in area where the fish rose. At the end of a long drag free drift, a good sized trout rolls under my fly. I learned long ago that trout may miss the occasional caddis fly breaking through the surface like an miniscule atomic missile, but they never miss a drifting fly. That was refusal.

I stop for a minute a scan the surface, looking for an indication of what prompted the recent rises, but apart from some bits of flotsam, there is nothing. I flick the line toward me, catching the leader as it passes by, then shake the line. It pays out in the current while I grasp the fly. I slip the butt of the rod into the loop sewn to the bottom vest for that purpose and clip the rod to the top of the vest with the Velcro flap there. My hands free now, I slide the sunglasses on my forehead above the peak of my cap and replace them with the magnifiers stored until then in my breast pocket. That done, I take out my dry fly box and gaze at the mass of flies perched in slots inside it, wondering what the

best choice will be to make this time consuming process less likely. I ran into Hugh Storey on the river a week ago. As usual, he’d released a lot of trout. I recall that he had a dry fly with a parachute hackle on the end of his tippet. Using what Hugh’s using is always a good bet. I pluck a size 14 grey parachute and put it up. Over the next half hour, six nice cutthroat rise up and confidently wolf down the parachute. Oona swims out again, attracted by the sound of the reel and attempts to grab the fish I’m playing. I net it and release it. You’re bored aren’t you girl? I tell her. Well, that’s enough. We leave the osprey to its fishing and wade ashore.

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The Terrace Stingers would like to thank the following people and their businesses for their generous support. MARGARET SPEIRS PHOTO

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TERRACE TRACK Club high jumper Carly Davis practises in the Skeena Jr. gym May 23. Coach Dighton Haynes, one of several coaches, started the club so track athletes could practise for the summer games and provincials, since there are no extra-curricular sports due to the teachers’ job action.

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