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The president of Kelowna and Area Cycling Coalition says his group is disappointed with a B.C. Supreme Court ruling that bars cyclists from using a privately owned extension off Curtis Road to access the UBCO campus. Landon Bradshaw said he had hoped something could have been worked out between the cyclists and area residents who went to court claiming years of use by cyclists and walkers, who they feel have made the private easement a public road to UBCO, was an intrusion and an invasion of their privacy. “We’re quite disappointed in several different ways,” said Bradshaw. “Not the least of which is that there will not be a safe route to the university.” He said there are safety concerns with using the one remaining route, Highway 97, because of traffic and the condition of the shoulder on the traffic flyover that now crosses the highway. Last Friday, the Kelowna lawyer for the residents, Tom Smithwick, announced the ruling by the B.C. Supreme Court, saying the court action was launched because residents were upset that their private “driveway” was being used by students, staff and others at the university as a public road. “The easement grants only a private right of way, and the respondent (UBCO) has no right thereunder to hold out to any person that the right of way is other than a private right of way on private land nor to allow any person to use the right of way in a manner inconsistent with the private right of way,” said the court ruling. And it added: “For greater clarity, the use of the easement as a private right of way does not include use of it for field trips to Robert Lake, nor does it include use of it as part of a running race course. Further, it does not include using it for exercise by walking or cycling.” The court said it will be up to the university to take “reasonable steps” to ensure, the any extent possible, that the easement is not used in such a manner. The university had contended the easement could be used by students who walked or cycled on the route. A few years ago a gate was installed by the residents but the courts had ruled it must be left open.

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HEALTHY KIDS DAY… The annual free event put on by the Okanagan YMCA-YWCA at the Kelowna Family Y in Rutland last Sunday attracted a large crowd of kids able to take part in free activities and snacks while their parents learned more about available resources to help raise healthy kids. Some of those activities included watching acrobatics in the air (top photo), contributing to a giant Healthy Kids Day banner (lower left) or creating the popular Capital News Do-Dah Birds (lower right).

The Okanagan’s two biggest ski mountains will no longer function as one. Big White and Silver Star have “severed their ties,” said Michael J. Ballingall, senior vicepresident of Big White. “They’re acting as independent companies right now.” Ballingall was tight lipped on what prompted the split, saying it was for “personal family reasons.” “There’s nothing untoward here,” he said. “The presidents remain the same—they’re brother and sister—and everybody is going to go about their business…the two teams will still work closely.” Internally, the change will mean smoother operations, in terms of diminished paperwork. Kelowna residents should only notice that dual mountain passes are off the table. In the months to come, however, the change may take another form. Ballingall said he expects to see each distinct

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NEWS ▼ OKANAGAN COLLEGE

Club Penguin co-founder inspires 2012 graduating class

Wade Paterson STAFF REPORTER

Okanagan College’s 2012 Honorary Fellow, Lane Merrifield, didn’t excel in post-secondary school. At last Saturday’s convocation ceremony, the former C-average student told Okanagan College graduates he never would have imagined that he would be asked to give inspiring words to those who likely earned higher grades than he did. “I spent many of my younger years just trying to get through,” said Merrifield. “I didn’t fit in very well with the traditional system. “Back when I was

in school, inventing new ways of doing things was called ‘cutting corners;’ creating characters and stories was called ‘daydreaming.’” Although Merrifield was a less-than-ideal pupil, the success he found after education is what led Okanagan College to name him the 2012 Honorary Fellow: An award that is given to those who have made significant contributions to the college, the Okanagan Valley, the province or the nation. Merrifield co-founded Club Penguin in 2005 out of a desire to provide a safe online space for children around the world to connect. The company grew significantly and was ac-

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OKANAGAN COLLEGE 2012 Honorary Fellow Lane Merrifield (left) speaks to graduates of the college during last Saturday’s convocation ceremony. Merrifield, who is a co-founder of Club Penguin, told students not to settle until they have found what they are truly passionate about. Graduates of Okanagan College (above) stand to sing O’Canada during the college’s convocation ceremony. quired by Disney in 2007 for $350 million. Merrifield now serves as executive vice-president of Disney Online Studios, where he oversees Disney’s virtual worlds and connected games.

“I found my joy. I found my muse, my element. I was lucky enough to discover exactly what I feel like I was created to do—then I did it with all my heart,” Merrifield told the OC graduates.

“That’s what I believe has enabled me to find success.” The Club Penguin cofounder urged graduates to steer away from chasing the dollars until they have found what they are

passionate about. “Before you dash into that new career or next level of education, please make sure you’ve found your element,” Merrifield told the graduates. “You’ll know when

you’ve found it, because not only will you become incredibly successful at it, more importantly you will love doing it. Work won’t feel like work.” wpaterson @kelownacapnews.com

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Rain in the forecast offers weather recipe for potential flooding

Significant rainfall forecast for the Central Okanagan this week could result in rising water levels in area creeks and streams. For today and last night, up to 30 millimeters of rain was forecast as possible for our area. As a result, the Cen-

tral Okanagan Regional Emergency Program is advising those property owners living in lowlying areas near creeks to remain alert and take steps to protect their properties in case water levels rise quickly. Information and pamphlets on flood pre-

paredness including a recommended method for sandbag diking are available from the Regional District of Central Okanagan office (1450 KLO Rd.) and the main City of Kelowna fire hall on Enterprise Way as well as on the Regional Emergency Operation Centre web-

sitewww.cordemergency. ca and the Emergency Management BC website: pep.bc.ca/floods/preparedness.html. Local officials will continue to monitor levels and conditions in area creeks as they have since the spring runoff began in April.

Anyone noticing a potential problem or flooding concern in the Central Okanagan is asked to call the Regional Fire Dispatch at: 250-469-8801. Sandbags are available at local fire halls for any property owner facing imminent danger from flooding.

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wildlife was in big pens and he loved to fish at lakes like Chute or Twin Lakes. She was also involved in Girl Guides where she hiked and camped and learned about nature. And even as a teenager, Steeves says she would find peaceful spots to sit alone and gaze out over the lake

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Appeal of court Overpass campus access delay has tied city’s hands ruling pondered Cyclists from A1

Smithwick said he hoped all the parties involved will respect the rights of the others and, in future, continue in a good neighbourly fashion. “Curtis Road residents are delighted to have this behind them and request that all parties stop the

trespass upon their private lands,” Smithwick said. Meanwhile, the city said some relief may be coming for cyclists trying to get to the UBCO campus from the east side of Highway 97, in the Rutland area. But, at best, it will be the fall before work starts on a new $3.5-million

path and railway overpass to get them safely to the university. And, it will also depend on the city gaining the approval of CP Rail for the project because the overpass would be built over the existing railroad tracks. Kelowna regional transportation man-

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ager Ron Westlake said plans for the project have been drawn up, money set aside and the province and university are on board. The overpass approval is being sought through the province, said Westlake. Victoria has said it feels there would should be no problem getting the railroad company to approve the overpass because it would be the same height as the existing Ellison road overpass that takes Highway 97 over the railroad tracks. The bike overpass would be built three metres from the highway overpass. But while it will help Rutland area cyclists, Westlake said riders from the Glenmore area would still have to cross Highway 97 at Adam’s Court to connect to the bike path to UBCO. Bradshaw said his group worked with the city on the planning of the new pathway and overpass last year and said he was disappointed work on construction has yet

to start. The city does plan to start building the first phase of John Hindle Drive, from Glenmore Road to the Kelowna landfill, this year, with the aim of having it open to traffic by the summer of 2013. But the city has said it does not have the money to build any additional phases to take the road to UBCO in the immediate future. Doug Gilchrest, acting city general manager of corporate sustainability, said the city has not taken a position on the court ruling because it considered it a matter between to outside parties. He said the ruling does not change the city’s position that the multimodal transportation needs in the area around UBCO need to be addressed. He said that is especially true for cycling routes as cycling is no longer simply recreational. It is now a legitimate form of transportation for many people. awaters@kelownacapnews.com

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It’s too soon to name winners and losers in the B.C. Supreme Court’s decision on a controversial access point to UBC Okanagan, say university representatives. “We just need to understand who the users are who have a legitimate use of the (Curtis Road) right-of-way,” said Bud Mortenson. “It’s unlikely it will be everyone but it’s also unlikely it will be no one.” Mortenson explained the court reiterated that the Curtis Road easement is a private right of way, and indicated that the university shouldn’t be holding it out as anything other than a private right-of-way. “And we haven’t done that anyway,” said Mortenson. That said, the court also upheld the view that UBCO has some rights to use the extension off Curtis Road that’s used to access the campus, in a portion of the decision that’s being closely scrutinized by the university counsel. “If we go back in time to the original property, there were a number of parcels of land and one of them is Lot Six,” he said, explaining that Lot Six is a 13-acre chunk of land in the southwest corner of the campus, where a num-

ber of university amenities now exist. “It was consumed by the overall campus when they consolidated.” The controversial Curtis Road easement is registered against that 13 acre piece of land, and anyone who has official cause to be there, is allowed to traverse the pathway—and that’s where the confusion comes along. Among those who may still be allowed to use the pathway are cyclists riding to and from classes taking place in that specific lot. There are also amenities for students in that area, such as the bike racks. “Does that constitute proper use?” said Mortenson. “We think so, but we’re not sure.” Another area of confusion is how to enforce the change. The courts upheld an earlier decision that the resident-erected gate blocking campus access must remain open, so Mortenson said that leaves the university to an education campaign. “As soon as we have a solid handle on what we’re able to do, we’ll be communicating that out as widely as we can,” he said. They’re also holding off on making a decision to appeal the decision or not.

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Anti-abortion message plastered across touring vans Jennifer Smith STAFF REPORTER

A group of anti-abortion activists want to stop legal abortions by returning to the beginning of the battle—recreating the 1970 Abortion Caravan, which launched an 18year fight to win women full control of their own reproductive health. On Monday, the Canadian Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform brought two large cube vans through Kelowna outfitted with two-metre by 20-metre posters graphically illustrating fetuses they say have been aborted. “We hope that people are more bothered that abortions are actually hap-

pening in Kelowna than they’re bothered by the image,” said Stephanie Gray, executive director of the CCBR. Gray noted that it took the feminist movement 18 years to successfully win women the right to a legal abortion in Canada—a right earned in 1988 with a Supreme Court of Canada ruling in the Morgentaler case—and as such the group has devised an 18-year plan to end abortions in Canada. The Morgentaler ruling determined women must have the right to an abortion under section seven of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, which protects the individual’s auton-

omy and personal rights from actions of the government. Dr. Henry Morgentaler fought for a woman’s right to control their own reproductive health in two separate cases, this second after opening a clinic with two other doctors in contravention of laws dictating women needed certification from a medical panel in order to obtain an abortion and only a certified hospital could conduct the procedure. The CCBR hope to emulate the lengthy battle to overturn that process by mimicking its path. Beginning with the crosscountry campaign, just as feminists of the 1970s did for the pro-choice move-

ment, they have completed an 18-year-plan purports to “end the killing and to end it in our lifetime by igniting the abortion debate.” The graphic imagery, Gray says, will draw attention and help change minds. No pro-choice information came forth Monday, though Kelowna ProChoice did issue a press release saying it is sponsoring a talk from UBCO student Vida Yakong, originally from Ghana. Yakong founded Ghana Rural Opportunities for Women to help women in rural Ghana achieve access to birth control previously out of their reach for financial

Big White, Silver Star sever business ties Resorts from A1 product to start delving deeper into its own personality. Silver Star will be hiring a marketing and sales a team to work in and out of the valley to meet that aim, while Big White con-

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Sports field maintenance schedule underway Have you ever wondered how Kelowna’s sports fields stay in good condition and ready for you to enjoy your favourite sports? The city’s park services department provides turf management services for all city parks and fields used by sports teams and clubs, schools and the general public. All fields are reviewed regularly to determine if repairs or maintenance is needed to keep the fields in the best possible condition for play. “As we work through our maintenance schedule, field closures will be required,” said Ted Sophonow, parks, beaches and sport fields supervisor for the city. “We ask everyone to help our crews out by staying off fields that are closed

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New pizza shop gives jumbo donation to KGH Wade Paterson STAFF REPORTER

Jumbo Pizza held its grand opening Saturday and generously gave proceeds from the first three hours of business to the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation. A total of $500 was raised from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the new pizza shop, which is located at 2189 Springfield Rd. According to owner Tejpal Randhawa, the business felt strongly about wanting to assist the hospital. “Everyone has to go to the hospital once or more in a lifetime. The hospital is doing a lot for us, I thought we should do

something (for the hospital),” said Randhawa. The Kelowna store is the third Jumbo Pizza to open in B.C.—the others are located in Chilliwack and Cloverdale. Randhawa said he likes the central location and figures that it will allow the business to deliver pizzas quickly to most parts of the city. The owner noted he has received very positive feedback from those who have gotten the chance to try the pizza. “Our chef has 10 years of experience; we have a very good recipe.” Randhawa said he hopes to make the fundraiser an annual event. wpaterson@kelownacapnews.com

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he Old Age Security pension is a monthly benefit available to most Canadians 65 years of age or over. However, the 2012 federal budget included provisions for changes to future OAS income for seniors. The changes do not affect anyone who is 54 or older as of March 31, 2012, while those born on or after Feb 1, 1962 will be eligible for OAS at age 67. Those born between April 1, 1958, and Jan. 31, 1962, will be eligible between ages 65 and 67. The eligibility age for OAS and Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) will start in April 2023, and will be fully implemented by January 2029. In line with the increase in the OAS/GIS eligibility age, the ages at which the allowance and the allowance for the survivor are provided will also gradually increase from age 60 to 64 (under current rules) to age 62 o 66 starting in April 2023. This change does not affect anyone who is 49 years of age or older as of March 31, 2012. Many Canadians in the future will continue to work to age 67 if they financially need to; or supplement income with personal savings or other company pensions prior to age 67. Many 65-year-olds are fit to work, and many want to continue working.

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Doreen Smith The past December saw the federal government eliminate the mandatory retirement age, which in most cases was based on age 65. The average amount of OAS paid monthly now to Canadians over the age of 65 is $510.21, an amount indexed quarterly. The maximum annual OAS pension is currently $6,481. The maximum annual GIS benefit is $8,788 for single seniors and $11,654 for couples. For those wishing to work longer, the government will allow for the voluntary deferral of the OAS pension, for up to five years, starting on July 1, 2013. This gives individuals the option to defer receiving their OAS pension to a later time to subsequently receive a higher, adjusted pension. This increase is 0.6 per cent for each month of deferred pension. The government has confirmed the Canada Pension Plan is financially sustainable for at least the next 75 years at the current contribution rate of 9.9 per cent of pensionable earnings. No changes to premiums are proposed

at this time. You can access information on monthly government programs at the website www.servicecanada.gc.ca. Canadians are living longer and healthier lives. In 1970, life expectancy was age 69 for men and age 76 for women. Today, it is 79 for men and 83 for women. We are living about seven years longer than we did when the OAS pension was introduced in 1952. Canadians are living longer and hopefully may enjoy working longer with the increased age for OAS and GIS eligibility. The OAS is the single, largest federal government program. The changes announced in Economic Action Plan 2012 are necessary to ensure the OAS program remains on a sustainable path, according to the federal government. The proposed changes to the age of eligibility for the OAS program will not affect anyone who is currently receiving benefits. This column on the recent changes to the OAS is provided for general consumer information. Doreen Smith is a Certified Financial Planner with Capri Wealth Management Inc. This column on the recent changes to the OAS is provided for general consumer information. 250-869-3825 www.doreensmithcfp.com

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here has been much outrage over the RCMP decision to ship a Mountie who abused his position as head of a polygraph unit in Edmonton to B.C. Don Ray exposed himself, had sex with subordinates, and kept a well-stocked liquor cabinet in his crime lab. His punishment for all of this was to be demoted to sergeant from staff-sergeant, lose 10 days pay and come to B.C. From a public relations per-

spective, it was like spraying a wasp nest with insect repellent – in the middle of the day. The B.C. public is extremely cynical about the RCMP (as an organization) right now. This is the result of a number of incidents. The most notable ones are the widespread perception that some men within the RCMP systematically harass female members and civilian workers; the tasering death of a confused Polish man at the Vancou-

ver Airport; the Mountie who left the scene of a fatal accident and fortified himself with vodka; and the shooting death of an unarmed prisoner at the Houston police detachment. Deputy Commissioner Craig Callens, who has taken over as the top Mountie in B.C., says things will change—but this transfer tells people that things aren’t changing. Coming on the heels of renewal of the RCMP contract in B.C. for a 20-year period, it’s

too much for many. The vast majority of Mounties are upright, honest people whose devotion to the force’s goal “to serve and protect” is obvious. It would be hard to believe that most of them aren’t as disgusted with the decision in regard to Ray as the rest of us are. It’s even harder to imagine that the RCMP brass who made the decision didn’t see the terrible public optics.

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he next Friday noise, in CITY intelligible the 13th is not recent weeks we have CONFIDENTIAL heard of a few real-life until July. The last one was in April, zombie-like incidents but the way recent south of the border. events have been going, First, there was the you would think they naked guy who was happen every week. Alistair caught eating the face And right now, at Waters off another naked guy the top of the latest fear in Florida. list, is concern about a Then we had the zombie apocalypse. Maryland college student who admitZombies, so the description goes, ted she killed her housemate and ate like to snack on the brains of their vic- parts of the body. tims. A few years ago there was a motImmortalized in horror films as her who supposedly killed her kid and lurching, undead folks who like to ate part of the brain. roam in groups and utter the odd, unNews of these shocking incidents

come on the heels of the B.C. government, with tongue planted firmly in cheek, issuing zombie survival tips as a way of getting people to think about what they would need in case of a real emergency, such as flooding, fire, earthquake or any other natural or man-made carnage. Earlier this week, the well-respected U.S. Centres for Disease Control even went so far as to officially announce—in the face of growing public concern—that a zombie virus is not circulating south of the border. That was comforting given there are 10 times more people in the U.S. than in Canada, so the chance of our southern neighbour having more

zombies than we have in Canada is far greater and crossing the border is supposedly easier now—or so the U.S. president and the Canadian prime minister would have us believe. On top of that, it’s getting to be holiday time and even zombies like to load the kids into the station wagon and take a road trip. Where better to drive to than the Okanagan, with its sun, sand and Canada brains aplenty. Now that witches and wizards are passé and vampires are, like, so five minutes ago, zombies are the new scary kids on the block. The CDC announcement came in a response to the reputable Huffington Post, which posed a question to

the CDC about a possible zombie virus making the rounds. So fear not, there is no zombie pandemic. But if you are still concerned, the B.C. government’s emergency preparedness site does have those tips still posted. Of course, to keep the population calm, it claims they are only there because if you are ready for zombies, you are ready for other catastrophe. But hey, who are they kidding? Alistair Waters is the Capital News’ assistant editor. awaters@kelownacapnews.com


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MDs want lack of retinal care addressed An open letter to the Interior Health Authority: With the recent opening of our new multimillion dollar, state of the art, tertiary care, UBC-affiliated teaching hospital, it seems quite extraordinary that a retinal service is not offered to the residents of this community. The general public’s concern and bewilderment at the lack of such a service has been well documented in recent letters to the editor and we do not feel it is necessary to repeat the cogent and compelling arguments already listed by these individuals. As local physicians we feel it is important to show our strongest support for the early establishment of a retinal program in Kelowna. We feel that whatever the reasons given by IHA there is simply no real justification to

withhold such a service. The only explanation offered seems to be one of finances—too much money required for too few patients. Could IHA confirm how many patients in the South Okanagan do, in fact, require specialist retinal care and how many are actually transferred to Vancouver rather than to Kamloops. Comments on the media by senior medical director Dr. M. Murray seem to confirm that IHA’s major concern is that the cost/benefit ratio is unfavourable. (That means financial cost exceeds patient benefit.) That may be so from a bureaucrat’s perspective, but perhaps he would feel differently if he or a loved one had a detached retina that could only be dealt with by travel to either Kamloops or Vancouver.

KGH will have a retinal program eventually. We feel it must be sooner rather than later. We are certain that with the political will, the obstacles preventing a retinal service in Kelowna could be overcome. As family physicians whose first priority is our patients’ welfare, we urge IHA to prioritize the establishment of a retinal program in Kelowna. Andrew Farquhar, MD Mike Banwell, MD Jan Fisher, MD Martin Jackson, MD Alan Hignell, MD William Mackle, MD Mike Koss, MD James Ketch, MD

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Condescension puzzling to newcomer

To the editor: Congratulations to Lloyd Vinish (Condescension in Column Puzzling to Newcomer, May 24, Capital News) and thank you to others like him for clearly seeing two sides to Mark Consiglio’s plans for Kelowna Mountain, and very eloquently displaying a common-sense attitude in his letter. As a relative newcomer to the valley from even further “East,” I can understand Capital News reporter Jennifer Smith’s apparent dislike for foreign imports and her intimation that change is not good. I am not a retiree, nor an “overseas landowner.” I was lucky enough to stumble across Kelowna in 2006 and moved here a year later with my family and three bags of belongings each— ours is not a story of riches and privilege. Currently, I am out of work and willing to drive big trucks,

clean, analyse data, project plan, walk dogs and mow lawns for the right person/company. You see, my skill set is wide and varied lending itself to entrepreneurial endeavours, just like the Kelowna Mountain project appears to be. So I feel the collective pain of the “Consiglio crew” and the frustration that must be present every day when all they’re trying to do is improve everyone’s lot. Okay, so a millionaire gets richer—again. What’s new, or wrong with that? Of course, Mark Consiglio isn’t doing this purely as an altruistic gesture for the city. Why would he? Why should he? Surely it is better to have the Kelowna Mountain project go ahead and offer the kind of allseason modern facility this city so desperately needs, to create a couple of thousand decent jobs in the construction process. There’s only one thing in

life that stays the same—everything changes. We humans call it progress. And so it is with all things—people, places, nature, ideas—projects all change, or evolve. We have an ability to control much of what changes around us by effectively planning what we want as an outcome. It seems to me that Mark Consiglio and his team have been carefully planning their desired outcome while Kelowna and the Regional District of the Central Okanagan blissfully failed to join in with a viable planning process for a long time. Current result: A regional district, city and local population at odds with a development project that would bring thousands of additional tourist visitors per year into this wonderful valley we are fortunate enough to call home. Come on Kelowna, see the sense in what’s being done here

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Gas buyers gouged again

To the editor: While the price of a barrel of oil has now dropped more than 20 per cent, down to $83 a barrel from $107, the U.S oil companies in Canada are “engineering” a stand-pat hold on retail prices, and Canada’s Suncor Petrocan follows along. In central B.C., the retail price has been held at $1.26 a litre for too many weeks as international prices plummeted. Meanwhile, diesel prices were pushed higher than gasoline—so much for incen-

tives to supply truckers and cars with the cheapest produced cost diesel fuel . The gougers are allowed to continue to demand as much as they can get from the consumer while the federal government stands by and say: “It’s just the free enterprise competitive market at work.” Dither, dither is more like it, as government helps their friends to “stick it” to the retail customers across the country. John O. Powell, Kelowna

More hypocrisy for Catholic Church

To the editor: Regarding the Catholic Church, the Pope’s butler has been arrested for leaking documents that expose corruption within the Vatican and the Vatican Bank, thereby causing considerable embarrassment to the Pope and other high-rank-

ing officials. It seems swift and decisive action is taken when the truth concerning financial improprieties comes to light. But when members are accused of heinous sexual crimes, the remedy is to quietly move them

to another location where they’re able to re-offend without further ado. Apparently, hypocrisy still flourishes in the Catholic Church. Will the scandals never end? Guy King, Kelowna

on the South Slopes. What an advertising and marketing opportunity for the city and Okanagan Valley. I’ll bet that when the Kelowna Mountain project delivers its goods, there will be an improvement in the city’s tax coffers, regional tourism numbers and overall popularity of Kelowna as a go-to destination. Some folks don’t want to trek all the way out to Big White or cross the Bennett Bridge to get a couple hours of ski time and fresh air in the winter months. And neither Big White nor Crystal Mountain offer full four-season operation, which Kelowna Mountain proposes to do. Let’s all be proud to back local entrepreneurs and investors lest they look elsewhere for support.

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Limited-term job contracts can be trap for employers N ow is the time of year when many employers are filling out their seasonal workforce. The mistake of routinely hiring employees on “one year” contracts is a trap into which these employers routinely stumble. If used properly, socalled limited-term contracts can be a useful and effective tool for structuring employment relationships. In my experience, however, there are three common outcomes from the use of limited-term employment contracts and two of them are undesirable. The purpose of a limited-term employment contract is to document a

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Robert Smithson relationship which is truly time-limited. The employer hires an employee for a particular period of time and when the contract expires the employee simply departs. Upon the expiry of the term agreement and the cessation of the relationship, the employer has no obligation to provide working notice or any pay in lieu. Correspondingly, the employee has no basis for severance-related claims

against the employer. This use of a limitedterm contract is perfectly legitimate and, if properly utilized and administered, can be a very effective tool for documenting the relationship with the employee. That’s the desirable outcome. Often, however, limited term contracts are not utilized properly and this leads to the two undesirable outcomes. The first arises from employers’ tendency to hire the same individuals year after year. Although the employees go through an unpaid layoff each year, between seasons, they regularly come back to work each spring and there is no question that their employment will pick up

right where it left off. In this scenario, the employer believes it has the protection of the “one year” limited-term contract of employment which it has the employees sign each year. It thinks it can simply cut employees loose at the end of a season with no risk of liability. But what the employer often isn’t aware of is the tendency of courts to disregard the limited-term label after a few years or seasons of employment. When that occurs, the relationship is relabeled as “indefinite” in nature— this raises the implied obligation on the employer’s part to provide reasonable notice of termination and, if it doesn’t do so, the likelihood of wrongful dis-

missal actions by terminated employees. The second undesirable outcome arises if— as is often the case—the employer decides to sever the relationship prior to the expiry of the term of the agreement, it is critical to have an early termination formula built into the contract. This is important because of the common law rules regarding early termination of a limitedterm contract. The common law requires that, in the absence of an early termination formula, the severed employee is entitled to be paid out for the entire balance of the contract period. It seems that employers usually don’t realize they’ve been caught by this rule (or that it even exists) until the relationship has been severed and it’s too late to avoid this sizeable liability. In a recent case, the B.C. provincial court emphasized the rule apply-

ing to early termination of limited-term contracts. Frederic Ntibarimungu was a teacher employed by the Vancouver Career College commencing in 2006. He was signed to a new contract in 2007 stating that his employment would expire in January 2008. In the interim, however, the college claimed to have received complaints about his teaching style and to have concluded that he had a poor teaching attitude. As a result, Frederic’s employment was terminated. The court did not accept the college’s position that Frederic was terminated for reasons amounting at law to just cause for summary dismissal. That left the court with the task of assessing damages owing to Frederic as a result of the termination. The court re-stated the “general principle in law…that wrongfully dismissed employees on

fixed-term contracts are not entitled to reasonable notice but rather to the balance due under their fixed-term contract.” The college was ordered to pay Frederic damages representing the wages he would have earned during the balance of the term of his agreement. I’d say that misuse of limited-term contracts definitely falls within the top ten mistakes made by inexperienced employers and human resources staff. Avoiding this trap simply requires some basic knowledge of how the courts view employer’s use of limited-term contracts. Robert Smithson is a labour and employment lawyer, and operates Smithson Employment Law in Kelowna. This subject matter is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. www.smithsonlaw.ca

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y enthusiasm toENTREPRENEURIAL off from it. ward entrepreEntrepreneurship SPIRIT is now neurial leaderassociated with ship as a newfound focus launching and managing in my personal and busismall and medium sized ness life seems to be conventures. Studies of entinually gathering momentrepreneurs have charactum in my daily interacJoel terized them as achievetions. Young ment—seekers who tend What I mean here is to falter as competition simply “the leadership intensifies and a domiquotient keeps pulling me in many direc- nant paradigm is established. tions of exciting new challenges”—and Mature, conservative ventures need I love it. entrepreneurial leadership so they can This column has also opened many perform the continuous renewal that has new doors for entrepreneurial communi- become a requirement for survival. cation between entrepreneurs, organizaAccording to Macmillan and Gupta, tions, government, education and indusa company that behaves entrepreneurialtry. This truly excites me with the powly is able to: er of unity it offers when we set aside our • provide a fulfilling climate to employdifferent perspectives on life and reach ees making it possible to acquire, develout to each other in a spirit of togetherop and retain a motivated talent pool ness and common purpose—to learn and • effectively translate options into a platexperience the joys of the entrepreneurial form for continuous value creation and life as citizens of Okanagan society. corporate transformation This week, I would like to share with What qualities characterize entrepreyou some thought on what comprises a neurial leadership? It is suggested that good entrepreneurial leader. the entrepreneurial leader must perform Entrepreneurs thrive on the uncertwo major functions—to envision possitainty, the challenge and the creativible outcomes in the face of uncertainty; ty of starting a new venture. They like and to motivate a group of people to help the blank piece of paper. They crave new create new venture models that reduce beginnings, risk and the change before such uncertainty. them. This can be broken down into three Ian C. MacMillan is director of tasks: absorb uncertainty, shoulder the Wharton’s Sol C. Snider Entrepreneurburden of responsibility for the uncertain ial Centre and someone I had the distinct outcome of a new venture project; frame privilege of meeting at the University of the challenge, set forth a project that Calgary-Babson College Entrepreneurial pushes yourself and your employees up Conference several years ago. to, but not beyond, the limits of their abilMacMillan has stated so eloquently: ity; and underwriting/path clearing, cre“Entrepreneurs aren’t the only ones who ate a conducive environment for the enshould be able to embrace the challenge trepreneurial transformation, negotiating of that blank piece of paper.” support from key stakeholders inside and It was Macmillan who first coined external to the firm. the phrase “entrepreneurial leader.” Organizations must have leaders in When he at down with his colleague, order to accomplish their missions. The Vipin Gupta, and structured a new book development of such leaders is always a that would be titled “Entrepreneurial daunting challenge. Many leaders are ofLeadership, Developing a Cross-Cultural ten paralyzed by the task of building new Construct,” they outlined the qualities of leaders. John Maxwell, a global leaderan entrepreneurial leader and backed up ship author and speaker, says all roads their assertions using an extensive survey lead to leadership and that we should not of middle managers around the world, ignore the power of leadership in our daidiscovering that a majority of business ly functions. Today’s businesses need to people globally generally agreed on the thrive on entrepreneurial leadership, for ingredients for leadership success. people within an organization to be conAt the rate of new technology detinuously pursuing opportunities if you velopment and the pace of competition want your company to be continually incontinuing to accelerate, traditional apnovative. proaches to management just aren’t cutNext week, I will share with you a ting it, the survey revealed. wonderful example of entrepreneurManagement in this globally transial leadership in the Okanagan for three parent world of business today means women who learned leadership and its managers must operate in a highly unimperative when managing a diverse predictable atmosphere in which comgroup of individuals who desired change petitive advantage may dissolve in a in their personal and professional lives. heartbeat. Joel Young is an entrepreneurial Over the last century, the concept of leadership consultant and founder of the entrepreneurship, once seen as an inteOkanagan Valley Entrepreneurs Society. gral part of leadership, has become split eagleyoung@shaw.ca

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SPORTS Goodwin to play for hometown Heat Warren Henderson STAFF REPORTER

One of the elite players in B.C. high school basketball the last two seasons has chosen not to export his talents south of the border. And no one supports that decision more enthusiastically than UBC Okanagan men’s coach Pete Guarasci. Kelowna Owls’ star point guard Mitch Goodwin has committed to the Heat for the 2012-13 Canada West basketball season. The 6-foot-2 Goodwin had initially planned to attend Blair Academy in Blairstown, New Jersey next season but, after careful consideration, opted for basketball and an education right in his own backyard. “There were so many good reasons to stay here, the education part of it, being close to home, and

playing for Pete (Guarasci) was an important aspect, too,” said Goodwin, 18, who worked previously with Guarasci at the Okanagan regional training centre in 2009. “I know Pete from before and really liked working with him.” And with the quality of Canadian university basketball continually improving, Goodwin says there is no great sacrifice in playing the game in the Great White North. “(The CIS) is getting better and better all the time, we need to keep developing basketball in Canada,” Goodwin said. “Maybe by staying in Canada, I can inspire other guys to do the same and we can keep improving the quality of the game here.” In each of his two seasons with the KSS Owls, the explosive Goodwin often dominated games and, along with post play-

er and teammate Braxston Bunce, made for B.C. high school basketball’s most dangerous duo. Goodwin, who averaged 23 points per game in 2011-12, was named MVP at two major tournaments during the season, the Telus Classic and Legal Beagle. He was a first team all-star at three other tournaments. Guarasci, the Heat’s first-year head coach, is understandably thrilled to be bringing Goodwin aboard. “Mitch is the type of player and the type or person you want to have on your team,” said Guarasci, a former Canadian Olympian and pro player in Europe. “I’m confident he made a great decision and he’s going to help our program going forward. Based on his ability and work ethic, I can see him immediately having some sort of impact.”

With the Heat coming off a 3-15 inaugural season in the CIS, Guarasci sees Goodwin as a good fit and an important building block for the future of the men’s program. “We don’t have any specific expectations of Mitch, we just want him to come in work hard, allow himself to be coached, and look at getting better every day,” Guarasci said. “He has an incredible work ethic and determination and really wants to win. “There’s lots of work to be done with his game and that’s what’s exciting. As a point guard, he hasn’t even scratched the surface of what he can be.” For Goodwin’s part, the step up from high school to the university level is a challenge he’s looking forward to. “I think it’ll be great for me playing against guys 22 and 23 years old, I won’t be one of the big guys

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KSS OWLS’ star Mitch Goodwin will play this fall with the UBC Okanagan men’s basketball team. anymore, I’ll be learning every day, just like I was when I was in Grade 8 or 9 watching the top Grade 12 guys play,” said Good-

win. “I know university will be a big step. I’m looking forward to it.” Goodwin is the second local player to sign with

the Heat men’s basketball team this spring. Immaculata guard Dario Gini committed to UBC Okanagan in April.


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SPORTS ▼ BASEBALL

Lift off for Kelowna Falcons’ 2012 season Warren Henderson STAFF REPORTER

With no returning players on the roster and a new coaching staff, the 2011 season was indeed a bumpy ride for the Kelowna Falcons. Twelve months later, with six players and field boss Al Cantwell back for another tour of duty, there is an air of both familiarity and optimism for the West Coast League club. “We’re just really excited to back here and try it again,” said Cantwell, a Canadian who coaches high school baseball in Louisiana. “There was so

much new last year it took a while to really find a routine, to be part of the recruiting process, and to know more of the kids. So on the whole, I think we’re a little ahead of the game from where we were last year, I’m excited about the group we have coming in. “Our six guys coming back are really going to help out in the day to day stuff and with little questions that guys have,” added Cantwell who will be assisted by Lloyd Gage. “It’s a big advantage for us.” The Falcons, who went 19-34 last season, will open up the 2012

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campaign Wednesday night in Cowlitz, Oregon against the Black Bears. Among the six returnees on the Kelowna squad is pitcher Boomer Hermes, a senior from North Dakota State, who was solid for the Falcons last season, appearing in 21 games and posting a 1.88 ERA. Hermes, 21, is excited to be back in the Okanagan for another summer of baseball. “I really like set up in Kelowna, I like the city and I really like the league, it’s competitive,” said Hermes. “It’s good to get yourself out there in a good league like this, I like the coaches, and I’m back with the same host family I was with last year, so

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MEMBERS of the 2012 Kelowna Falcons warm up prior to the first practise of the new West Coast League season Monday morning at Elks Stadium. that’s great. “I’m looking forward

to us having a good season.”

The Falcons will once again have considerable

Canadian content with six Canucks on the roster, including Regina’s Greg Friesen (LSU Shreveport) who led the club in home runs (4) and RBIs (21) last season. The Falcons will have around 23 players available for the start of the season this week in Cowlitz, with the remainder of the 33-man roster joining the club within the next couple of weeks. The Falcons will play their traditional free home opener Sunday night when they take on the Kitsap Bluejackets in a 6:05 p.m. start at Elks Stadium. Admission to the game is free. For more see www. kelownafalcons.com.

A’s sweep into first in Premier League Kevin Parnell STAFF REPORTER

With nearly half of its season still remaining, the Okanagan Athletics Premier Baseball League team has tied the franchise record for wins in a season and sit in the lofty position of first place in the BCPBL. The Athletics climbed into first place with a four game sweep of the Whalley Chiefs on the weekend, improving its record to 23-5 and equalling the most wins ever in a season by the franchise in their

eight year history in the PBL, considered the top midget baseball league in Canada. It’s also the first time the franchise has been in first place in the PBL this late in a season since it entered the PBL in 2004. “It’s awesome,” said head coach Evan Bailey, now in his third season at the helm of the Athletics, formerly known as the Kelowna Cubs. “When I came in and took the team over they were always at the bottom and we’ve managed to work our way up over a couple of years.

It’s really rewarding. It’s kind of surreal. We are just trying to keep the endgoal in sight and that is to be there in the end, to be in that final game and win a championship.” Against the PBL’s last place team on the weekend, the Athletics played their best baseball of the season, outscoring the Chiefs 32-2. It was a weekend where the A’s were expected to win and Bailey says the players really came through with great performances from all parts of the lineup. “Those weekends can

be tough because you have the feeling you are expected to win,” said Bailey. “Even though they (Whalley) weren’t the best team, I thought those were by far the best four games we have played this year. We put everything together. All our guys hit the ball, we had four strong starts from our pitchers and we played well defensively.” After winning twice on Saturday the Athletics completed the sweep on Sunday with two convincing wins including a 5-1 series closing win on Sunday. Morgan Lofstrom

pitched a complete game three-hitter in the win. Earlier Sunday James Walker pitched a complete game five hitter in a 9-0 win. On Saturday Clinton Heidebrecht earned the win a 7-1 decision while Dillon Kakoshke pitched a complete game shutout in an 11-0 rout to open the weekend The Athletics host the North Shore Twins this weekend at Elks Stadium before heading to Nanaimo to play the second place Pirates in two weeks.

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Kelowna Men’s Soccer League summary for the week

In Division 1 play, Brandt’s Creek Pub FC fought their way to a 1-0 win over Illegal Aliens. With the loss, the Aliens drop down to fifth place, while Brandt’s retains ttheir hold solely in second place. Mike Jaschke got the winner for Brandt’s 15 minutes into the second half off a 20 yard volley. Brandt’s could have opened the scoring earlier through Morgan Marrs, but a great diving save by the Alien’s Paul Gosset kept it knotted at zeros. In the second half Gostset made a great save on a break-away by Brandt’s Gary Allen and he was lucky to not be chipped after an exquisite shot from Brandt’s Scott Johnston that struck the crossbar. KonKast Stallions ended their winless record with a 2-1 win over LCSC Woody’s Pub. Woody’s could not take advantage of an undermanned Stallions early in the game and the Stallions got a quick two goals before half. They would continue to carry the play in the second half, even with Woody’s Scott Twigg getting a late consolation goal from the penalty spot. Ecora FC used their topportunity to jump up into a tie for third place with a 3-2 win over SOB FC. Ecora would get three goals in the first half through a pair from Chad Forman and one from Matt Gomez. In the second half SOB stormed back to get two goals from Lucio Pucci and put a scare into the Ecora side. League leaders, Modern Furniture Pikeys, had an easy week with a decisive 10-0 win over the short handed Subcity/ Executive Flooring. Scoring were: Matt Reese (4), Justin Kandola (2), Dan Hunt, Nathan Samaddar, Kyle Logan and Brian Stephenson. Dakoda’s Celtic also took advantage of Illegal Aliens slip up to jump into a tie with Ecora FC for third place with a 3-2 win over Boca Juniors. In Division 2 action: Euro FC took the sole possession of the division two’s top spot with a 3-1 win over basement-dwelling Barcekelona. A pair of goal from Mike Janz and a final tally from Alex MacNaul would lead the way in the victory. Lifeworks Chiropractic won 4-2 over, now second place, Invisibulls. The Bulls got an early goal from Braeden Pistawka, but a

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CORE IDs best senior players The Central Okanagan Rugby Enthusiasts (CORE) has named its Top 40 Senior Boys Rugby Players, identifying the 40 best athletes playing boys rugby in high school in 2012. Recognized as the 40 best high school rugby players are (in alphabetical order): Alex Ballingall (OKM), Andrew Barr (OKM), Marc Bettner (OKM), Peter Briker (MB), Eryll Discaya (IMM), Brandon Dobroskay (KCS), Max Drechsler (KSS), Leighton Gabbidon (KSS), Grant Gedney (MB), Jonas Gering (RSS), James Green (IMM), Alex Haines (IMM), Eli Haynes (KSS), Brandon Hayward (MB),

Joel Henseleit (KSS), Matt Hill (KCS), Chris Hoggard (MB), Jarrett Illingworth (KCS), Zack Krywouchka (MB), Levi Lafortune (KCS), Riley Ledwon (OKM), Korey MacDonald (OKM), Graeme McKay (OKM), Brandon Moore (MB), Cole Mosychuk (KSS), Sam Overton (OKM), Michael Painchaud (IMM), Jake Pilon (KSS), Dustin Prehofer (IMM), Noah Reich (KCS), Reid Schulz (KCS), Matt Steen (KSS), Trevor Swaisland (OKM), Anthony Vermette (MB), Marcello Verna (IMM), Braeden Wallace (IMM), Joey Wallick (KSS), Kyle Webster (MB), Jonny Weiler (KCS), and Caleb Wielemaker (KCS).

All 40 players are invited to compete in the High School All-Star Game this Thursday, June 7 at 3 p.m. at the Parkinson Rec Centre. Selectors for the Central Okanagan U18 Selects and the Provincial Regional Championship (PRC) U18 Okanagan Rep Team will be at the game. The Central Okanagan U18 Selects will play Monmouth Schools U18 side from Wales on July 19 at City Park. Players from the PRC U18 Okanagan Team will compete at the provincial regional championships. Local players may also be selected to the provincial U18 side. “There are many high

quality players on the list,” said Barry Ebl, CORE Director responsible for Rugby Excellence. “We expect a very competitive match on June 7, as players compete for spots on various rep teams.” The UBC Okanagan and Kelowna Crows coaches will also be on hand to identify promising graduating players for their university sevens and Crows Under-19 teams. “The Senior All-Star Game is a chance for graduating players to connect with the coaches of adult teams,” said Ebl. “Last year’s game brought high quality players like Jared Curry and Bryce Stirling to the Crows top team.

Kelowna Men’s Major Fastball scores Tuesday, May 29 • Andres over the Cardinals 8-4. Defensively, both teams struggled some in the outfield with the wind blowing. Jessin Potskin went 2-for-3, with a triple and 2 RBI for the Cardinals, while Matt Crowell went 2-for-2, with two walks and a stolen base, Kyle Blanleil, Reed Pettinger and Don Elliott each had two RBI. • Colts beat the Centennials 10-0. Kyle Meek had a two-run home run (first of his career). Winning pitcher was Wilf

Newth, the loss goes to Lea Kunz. Wednesday, May 30 • For Andres, Kyle and Rene Blanleil each had two RBI as the Andres Athletics beat the Okanagan Merchants 5-1. Kyle, Travis and Chad Blanleil each had doubles, while Matt Fraser had the lone run, and one of only two hits with a Solo HR in the 4th. The win goes to Vince Lewis, with the loss given to Colt Hogh. Thursday, May 31 • Colts and Okanagan Merchants game has been

rescheduled for a later date due to player commitments. • Centennials and Cardinals played to a 10-10 tie. Lea Kunz (Centennials) vs Shane Billy (Cardinals). Hits and errors were prevalent in this game. For the Cardinals, three different players hit home runs (Danny Fulton to lead off the game, and another in the 4th, Jessin Potskin and Clay Clough back to back in the 3rd). Centennials responded with a three-run HR from Colin Ghostkeeper.

OKM Huskies a solid 5th at provincial rugby tournament The Okanagan Mission Secondary Huskies turned in the best performance ever by a valley school at the B.C. high school boys AA rugby championship. On Saturday in Abbotsford, the No. 6 ranked Huskies claimed fifth place in the province

with a 21-7 victory over McRoberts. With a bruised and battered squad, the Huskies took a 14-0 lead to the half. The Richmond school battled back in the second but OKM stemmed the onslaught to win by 14. “The boys, many play-

ing their last game for the Huskies, played with vigor and intensity all game,” said Huskies coach Steve Doyle. “The forwards were immense and dominant all game and they got an equally impressive effort from their backline on the day.” In the quarterfinals

Wednesday, OKM ran into No. 3 Rockridge Secondary and despite putting up a fight, dropped a 36-22 decison, the Huskies’ only defeat of the season. On Thursday, the Huskies rebounded with a solid 10-5 win over Southridge to advance to

the 5th/6th place game. Huskies hooker Andrew Barr led his team offensively with seven tries in four provincial playoff contests, and for this efforts was named to the Commissioner’s XV, an honorary team of the tournament’s best players. Coaches Doyle and

Chuck Bullock are proud of the achievements of the OKM squad this year, particularly for the Huskies’ ability to handle adversity with a tough team resilience that is part of every winning team. “Just shows what can happen when you have a dedicated group of play-

ers,” Doyle added. The Huskies 10-1 record included the Okanagan Valley championship. The Kelowna Christian Knights also competed at provincials and finished in 11th place after defeating L.V. Rogers 24-5 on the final day of competition.

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Planning with seniors, not for seniors Art Kube CONTRIBUTOR

It’s nice to be remembered. And it’s for a whole week, not just 15 minutes. The provincial government has proclaimed June 3 to 9 as Seniors’ Week. Political leaders will issue statements about the contributions seniors have made to our province’s economy and society as a whole. A few of us old folks were talking about it the other day. We’re honoured to have a whole week. Someone noted that mothers and fathers only get a day, and we qualify for those days as well. It’s always welcome when people say nice things about you – especially when they do so before you’re dead. But we also came to the conclusion that something is missing in the discussion of seniors’ issues. The key point is that we’re still alive, still as active as we can be, still anxious to help build a better province. There’s a large demographic shift underway. The people of B.C. and Canada are getting older. It creates both opportunities and challenges. It also creates a real need for political leadership. We have a hodge-podge of approaches to aging. Responsibility is divided among a host of federal and provincial government ministries. Local governments also have a role in creating agefriendly communities. There’s no doubt it’s easier said than done, but what we really need is a com-

prehensive, coordinated approach to this demographic change. The driving force should be to help seniors stay active, healthy and independent. Too often, government programs treat symptoms rather than reach for the real goal. They put a cast on the broken leg, rather than working to prevent the fall. They provide inadequate home care and home support services, forcing many seniors into residential care homes, or even acute care beds. It doesn’t make sense economically or socially. Other countries have faced demographic shifts. We’re not the first. Their solutions are quite different from what we see here today. They focus on independence. Home care. Home support. Independent living arrangements. Opportunities for social contact. And public pensions sufficient to lift seniors out of poverty. We don’t claim that age gives you wisdom, but it does give you experience. Seniors are an asset, not a liability, to society. We have no desire to be put into expensive facilities where we can vegetate and wait to die. We want to fully participate, advocate on public issues, fulfill our responsibilities as citizens, and help to create a more civil society for our children and grandchildren. And we must be involved in planning our own futures. Art Kube is president of The Council of Senior Citizens’ Organizations of B.C., is a federation of 80 organizations throughout the province, representing more than 80,000 seniors.

place to protect the legal rights and financial interests of seniors who can’t protect their own interests and have no one else to help handle that responsibility. The PGT is independent of government, intended to make decisions in their best interest of their client senior. When the PGT is appointed by the court to manage a senior’s affairs, their role is to protect a senior’s property and financial interests, and has authority to deal with those assets.

If at some point a senior is medically declared capable to manage their own affairs, the PGT’s involvement is ended. The PGT’s goal is to provide the level of help the seniors need, and to make decisions, where necessary, that the seniors would have made had they been capable. The PGT pays expenses from a senior’s trust fund. If the individual is in a care facility, the PGT pays their maintenance charges and provides additional money for small purchas-

es if a senior can afford it. If a senior lives on their own, those costs are looked after as well. If the senior does not have money to cover living expenses, the PGT can apply for income assistance on their behalf. The PGT involves the seniors and their families in all major financial and legal decisions, subject to such things as the senior’s wishes, prior history and ability to understand, the interest and availability of family, how urgent the matter is and confidentiality.

If a senior dies while the PGT is in effect, all of that client’s assets become part of their final estate. Until those assets have been transferred, the PGT safeguards the assets and continues to collect any income where warranted. For further information on the role of the PGT, call 604-775-1007 or email ClericalRequest6@trustee.bc.ca. Sharen Marteny is a services consultant for seniors. www.seniorsconsulting.net

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An interesting week Dollar Store in the Mission robbed in Parliament for MP A Police are looking for a robbery suspect after a man demanded money from the clerk of a Mission area Dollar Store on Saturday night. The Kelowna RCMP received a report of a robbery at a Dollar Store located at 3155 Lakeshore Rd.,at 7:42 p.m.

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s I write this column, it is 1 a.m. last Wednesday morning as my colleagues and I were gathered in the House of Commons preparing to vote on C-39, the back-to-work legislation that would get CP Rail moving again. It’s been quite the week with some big wins and one particular disappointment. First and foremost, my mind is on our veterans. I was reassured to see Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, and Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs, announce that the federal government of Canada will not appeal the federal court’s May 1, 2012, decision regarding the offset of Pension Act disability benefits from the Service Income Security Insurance Plan. “The men and women who serve and sacrifice in Canada’s name need to know that their government will stand behind them and provide the ben-

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Ron Cannan efits they need when their service is complete,” said MacKay. “I am pleased to announce our government will discontinue the offset for Long Term Disability benefits.” Since 2006, the government has put in place a wide range of programs and benefits to support ill and injured veterans, military personnel and their families. These complement the Long Term Disability group insurance plan for Canadian Forces members that is administered under SISIP. This program has done a tremendous amount of good by giving veterans with a long-term disability a benefit equal to 75 per cent of their pre-

release salary. Second, with the help of my assistant Louise I have been in discussion with Veterans Affairs to see if there is some way, despite the necessary cutbacks, to retain some local service for Veterans here in Kelowna. I am confident that we will be able to come up with a better solution than requiring local veterans to drive to Penticton. It’s just too far for some of our oldest veterans to travel. So, stay tuned. I’m fairly confident we can turn this one around. Speaking of confidence, I was also fairly confident that Bill C-311, An Act to amend the 1928 Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act, tabled by my colleague MP Dan Albas, was going to pass last week. Based on my motion 601, C-311, will allow Canadians from out of province to buy wine directly from our local vintners in B.C. and other provinces, a win-win for consumers and vintners alike. Bill C-311, has had all party support from the get go, a testament to the common sense of the legislation and the hard work of Albas. But instead of popping a cork to celebrate the victory for consumers and our vintners, the NDP pulled the plug choosing that moment to refuse to allow the bill to complete third reading, the final stage a bill passes before it is sent to the Senate. If the legislation is not passed until the fall, the NDP have just ended up hurting the industry, especially our smaller vintners, who were really looking forward to the bill’s passage. All in all, it’s been an interesting week with a few wins and some setbacks. I’m signing off now to vote on C-39. By the time you read this, Bill C-39 will have passed: The trains will be rolling again, the growing disruption to the economy will be rectified, and, hopefully, the two sides will be back at the negotiating table signing an agreement they can both live with. Ron Cannan is the Conservative MP for Kelowna-Lake Country. ron@cannan.ca 250-470-5075


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COMMAND INDUSTRIES is looking for a Journeyman Welder, with minimum 10 years welding experience, to train as Welding Supervisor in our CWB certified Fabrication Shop. Individual must have a good working knowledge of welding criteria, incl. welding and weld faults, weld symbols, Quality Control / Inspection methods and an ability to read drawings. Knowledge of aluminum and stainless steel welding will be an advantage. We offer competitive wages & benefits. You can drop off a Resume at: 630 Adams Court, Kelowna, BC; Fax to: (250)-765-0688; Email to: j.weller@command.bc.ca

NIKOLAJ, RICHARD 1930 - 2012 We thank God that he called home our dear husband and father to be with him in heaven, at the age of 81. Richard Nikolaj suffered a massive stroke in the morning of May 26 2012, he slipped into a coma and was called home at 12:15am on May 28 2012. He was born in Poland in 1930, the youngest of eleven children and lived a life dedicated to God and his family. He is survived by his wife, Arline Nikolaj; son, Donald Nikolaj; two sisters and two brothers. He was predeceased by a daughter Linda Nikolaj and his parents and four sisters and two brothers. Condolences & donations may be sent to Grace Lutheran Church or to a favorite charity instead of flowers.

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Bob passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 in Kelowna, British Columbia at the age of 69. He was predeceased by his wife, Kathleen Amelia Jackson, October 28, 2008. He is survived by his children Cindy Howell of Cypress, Texas, Donna Knopper of Nieuw Vennep, the Netherlands and Rob Singleton of Kelowna BC. He has five grandchildren, Christy, Teri, Isabelle, Hannah, and Jeffrey and one great-grandchild, Alexander. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the Kidney Foundation. “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind”. Dr. Seuss Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.

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WICKENHEISER, FRANK Frank passed away on Saturday, June-02-12 at the age of 80. Survived by his son Todd of Kelowna and a large extended family. Frank was a long-time resident of Kelowna and worked at Calona Wines for 41 years. He loved snowmobiling, hunting and fishing with his son Todd, was a member of the Kelowna Snowmobile Club and enjoyed riding the best machines. Frank also grew the best tomatoes and peaches. Friends may call for a time of visitation at 7:00 pm on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road. A funeral Service will follow on Friday, June 8, 2012 at 1:00 pm also at Springfield Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, #4 – 1551 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.

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FBC, Canada’s fastest growing and most experienced tax specialist, has an exciting opportunity for a T1 Specialist and Bookkeeper for our Kelowna Regional Office. In this role, you will be a key team member responsible for giving superior service to our clients. The ideal candidate should have T1 General knowledge along with bookkeeping and accounting background. To be successful in this position, you must combine technical competence with a focus on relationship building with clients and team members. FBC provides ongoing training, support and opportunity for a career development in a results-oriented, well-respected company. Please forward your resume and cover letter to Jana Wright - Administration Team Leader at jwright@fbc.ca or via fax to (250) 861-8012. We look forward to hearing from you and will contact those applicants who best suit our requirements. Education/Trade Schools

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MAJOR DEPARTMENT STORE REQUIRES INSTORE LOSS PREVENTION OFFICERS Leading Department store requires an associate to be an instore loss prevention associate in a busy retail environment. The Position: Your main job function as a Loss Prevention Associate is the effective control of shoplifter activity within the speciďŹ c facility or facilities to which you are assigned. You will be responsible for the following: - IdentiďŹ cation and Observation of shoplifters - Apprehension and detention of shoplifters - Recovery of property - Processing suspects and corresponding paper work. - Preservation of evidence - Work with management and associates to ensure security controls are in place. QualiďŹ cations: The successful candidate should possess the following: - An up to date “Security Worker Licenseâ€? - Strong analytical skills - Good written communication skills - Ability to work under stressful and high pressure situations - Team player - Able to investigate, interpret, and identify integrity issues - Ability to multi-task This is a full time position that offers a competitive compensation package with excellent company beneďŹ ts. Compensation is in accordance with experience and education. Please send resume to: PO Box # 2465, 2453 Hwy. 97 N Kelowna, BC, V1X 6A5. Applications will be accepted until July 2, 2012

Community Reporter Kelowna Capital News The Kelowna Capital News has an immediate opportunity for a full-time community news reporter. We are looking for a talented individual who is able to understand the challenges and rewards of being a weekly community newspaper while working through the pressures to meet deadlines both for our website and print newspaper. QualiďŹ cations include familiarity with website and Internet information gathering tools, a strong work ethic and willingness to learn through experience, sound news story judgement and photography skills. The Kelowna Capital News, part of the Black Press newspaper group, is published three days a week. Black Press is Canada’s largest independent print media company with more than 170 community, daily and urban newspapers across Canada and the U.S. To be considered for this position, please send your cover letter and resume, completed with work-related references by no later than Friday, June 8, 2012, 5 p.m. Thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Resumes & cover letters attention: Barry Gerding, Managing Editor Kelowna Capital News 2495 Enterprise Way Kelowna, BC V1X 7K2 Fax: 250-763-8469 Email: bgerding @kelownacapnews.com

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SRI Homes - Production Work Factory Builder looking for workers with construction experience including carpet laying, dry wall, boarding, painting and framing. Full time. Fax resumes to (250) 766-0599 or in person at 9500 Jim Bailey Road, Kelowna (Lake Country). TIRE TECHNICIAN- experienced to car passenger light trucks. Drop resume in person to KP Tirecraft #6-1952 Spall Rd.

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Computer Services 12/7 A MOBILE COMPUTER TECH. CertiďŹ ed computer technician, virus removal, repairs, upgrades. Let me come to you. (250)-717-6520.

Contractors KSK Framing & Foundations. Quality workmanship at reas rates. Free est 250-979-8948

Countertops REFACE Countertops. 1/2 the Cost of Replacing. Granite & Corian Designs. 470-2235.

Drywall

Services

Electrical

ALAN Dignam Electric. Resid/ Comm. Service calls, Reno’s, Upgrades. lic’d, bonded & Insured. Alan 250-808-6595 A&S ELECTRIC. Resid/Comm Wiring. New constr, renov. & service changes. lic’d & bonded. Steve 864-2099 (cont #90929) CALL Lee at 250-215-1142 for all your electrical needs. Bonded/Ins. Lic 41674. Stonehill

Fencing

Green Oasis Landscaping & Maintenance ltd. Decks & Fencing (250)864-5528

Floor ReďŹ nishing/ Installations

DIXON Flooring. Hardwood & Tile. 10yrs exp. Facebook: Dixon Flooring. 250-306-5434

Garage Door Services

GARAGE Doors- install, service, repair all makes of doors & openers. 250-878-2911

Garden & Lawn

1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1All Exterior Hedge & Tree Specialist. Downsizing bracing, trimming, pruning, sculpturing & removing of hedges & trees. Fully Insured.Free Estimates. Dave (250)-212-1716 www.hedgeabovetherest.ca AAA Lawn & Garden, Specializing in irrigation, landscaping, grass cutting, yard maintenance, excavation. Father & Son 250-212-5320 Ace of Spades. Tree, hedge & shrub pruning. Aeration, Power Raking & Rototilling. 250878-1315, 250-765-7825 CUT & Chuck Landscaping. Spring Clean Up, Aeration & Power Raking. (250)212-2692 Don’t call anyone about Lawn cutting, power raking, aeration, or pruning until you speak with us! Serving Kelowna & Area for over 7yrs. Ryan, 250-4691288. www.vantagekelowna.com I WANT TO CUT Your Lawn! Plain & simple, your lawn needs cutting, and I cut lawns. I’m asking for your business, and in exchange, you will receive both excellent value and exceptional service, GUARANTEED! Weekly maintenance, power raking, pruning, aerating, spring clean-ups, etc. Senior’s discounts, all inquiries welcome! 250-878-7283 ...Common Sense Yard Care... Quality Topsoil, garden mix bark mulch, sand,gravel, decorative rock. Ensign Bros. Pickup Mon-Sat. 250-769-7298

Gutters & Downspouts

KELOWNA GUTTER Cleaning and repairs, re-slope gutters,etc Richard 250-718-6718

Handypersons

A-Z HANDYMAN, domestic wizard, furniture assembly, all repairs & reno’s.250-859-4486

Home Repairs

LARRY’S Handyman & Reno Serv., Lg. & Sm. jobs, GrafďŹ tti Removal etc., 250-718-8879

Kitchen Cabinets

FURNITURE Plus MFG. Made in Kelowna. Kitchens, Vanities, Chairs & more! 250-215-1903

Landscaping

PESL DRYWALL Service Inc. Renovations, new construction and repairs. Boarding, taping, textured ceilings. Call Tomas at 250-212-4483 or 860-3495.

ASPEN Landscaping. Retaining walls, Patios, Irrigation, etc. 250-317-7773 FULL landscaping, rock walls, soil screening. Tremblay’s Excavating. 250-979-8033

Floor ReďŹ nishing/ Installations

Floor ReďŹ nishing/ Installations

• Supply/Install all types of Hardwood • Dustless Sanding System • Professional Sanding & Finishing

250.470.7406 www.elitehardwoodoors.ca


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Services

Services

Services

Services

Services

Services

Landscaping

Machining & Metal Work

Moving & Storage

Moving & Storage

Moving & Storage

AAA Best Rates Moving $59+. FLAT Rates long dist. Weekly trips BC/AB. 250-861-3400

FAMILY Movers. Moving? Anything, anywhere. Local and long distance trips. Packing service available, weekly trips to Vancouver, Alberta, full and partial loads. Cheapest rates in the valley. Free Estimates, 250-493-2687

NORTH END Moving Service Local/Long Distance. Free Estimates 250-470-9498

Painting & Decorating

Neighborhood Trucking & Delivery. Topsoil, Ogo Grow, Bark Mulch, Sand. Visa, Debit Mastercard. 250-870-1138

GET BENT Metal Fab, fences, gates, railings, security bars, 863-4418www.getbentmetalfab.ca

JOE’S MOVING.reasble rates fully equip’d trucks, local-long dist, no job too small470-8194

1ST. In customer service, Cando Painting, prof. reliable crew, 15yrs. in business, Int/Ext. Eddie 250-863-3449

Sales & Service Directory COUNTERTOPS

CLEANING

250-859-8073 | 250-260-0187

Gemini Cleaning

$

1630 Innovation Dr. Kelowna, BC V1V 2Y5 P 250.765.3004 | F 250.491.1773 Natural Stone Surfaces

Made in Kelowna. Kitchens, vanities, chairs, countertops, tables & bar stools! Re-upholstery also available. 1040 Richter St.

250-215-1903

EXCAVATION

FLOORING

TREMBLAY’S EXCAVATING LTD.

Dixon Flooring

• Snow Removal • Full Landscaping • Rock Retaining Walls • Portable Soil Screener CELL: (250) 979-8033 BUS: (250) 861-1500

Hardwood & Tile

10+ years experience Quality work at competitive prices, free estimates, pictures on facebook.

250-306-5434

Neighborhood Trucking & Delivery Top Soil • Ogo Gro • Bark Mulch • Gravel• Sand We remove: yard refuse, junk CHUCK 250-870-1138 neighborhoodtrucking.ca We accept “When the Big Guys are Too Big We Deliver”

Joe’s Moving Service

Complete Tree Removal | Shaping | Thinning Crown Reduction | Stump Grinding Fully ins’t WCB Free Est.

• Local/long distance • Storage Available • No job too small • Free Estimates Call Joe Anytime 250-470-8194

250 212-8656

250.979.8948

10% OFF WITH THIS AD www.okanagancountertopsystem.com

250-470-2235

A & S Electric

SMALL REPAIRS & RENOVATIONS

Residential & Commercial Wiring, New Construction, Renovations & Service Changes. Complete telephone & data cabling services, Prompt quality service. Licensed & Bonded Call Steve 250-864-2099

Boarding, taping & texture, framing, painting, finishing, carpentry, etc.

Ken 250-212-9588

(cont#90929)

GARAGE DOOR GUTTERS & SERVICES DOWNSPOUTS HANDYMAN

ABC

Kelowna Gutter Cleaning & Repair

We install, service, & repair all makes of doors & openers. FREE ESTIMATES • INSURANCE CLAIMS Call for appointment

• Fix leaks • 20 years. experience • Fascia soffit repairs • Downpipes • Re-Slope

OVERHEAD DOORS

250-878-2911 abcohdoors@gmail.com

Larry’s Handyman & Renovation Services • Interior & Exterior Renovations • Carpentry • Painting • Small Repairs • Pressure Washing

250.718.6718

250-769-7603

www.vantagekelowna.com

“The Professionals”

North End Moving AAA Services BEST RATE MOVING $59+. FLAT rates for long distance. Weekly trips between BC/AB. Why pay more?

250-861-3400

EXPERIENCED CRAFTSMEN

Serving the Okanagan 14 yrs. Vinyl Decking up to 80 mil., Modular Flooring, Aluminum, Glass, Topless, Picket Railings, Fences & Gates. Free Estimates

SERVICE YOU CAN TRUST

Kelowna

QUALITY WORKMANSHIP

• Bath Remodels • Decks • Drywall

• Kitchen Remodels • Painting • Plumbing

• Electrical • Tile Work • To-Do Lists • Much More

MEMBER

Canadian Homebuilders Association

Kelowna • 250-717-5500 kelowna.handymanconnection.com

Licensed, Bonded & Insured Independently Owned and Locally Operated

FEATURE

WELDING

Don’t call anyone about your hardscaping project and beautiful plant selections until you speak with us!

METAL FABRICATION LTD. Fences • Gates • Railings • Security Bars • Cargo Racks • Rollcages • Boat Railings & more. Tube Bending Specialists www.getbentmetalfab.ca

250-769-7603

www.vantagekelowna.com

250-863-4418

WINDOW CLEANING BROTHERS WINDOW CLEANING Residential, Commercial, Gutters, Painting, WCB Insured

250-317-1029

Local or Long Distance Polite & Professional

Ph: 250-869-0697 Cell 250-470-9498

250-718-8879

Sub-Grading ~ Trees & Shrubs ~ Complete Landscaping ~ Decks & Fencing ~ Pruning ~ Irrigation ~ Retaining Walls ~ Concrete Work Commercial & Residential Certified Horticulturist

•Spring Clean-Up • General Yard Maintenance • Aeration & Power Raking • Mulch Refreshing • Commercial • Residential • Contracts Available

250.864.5528

250-212-2692

greenoasislandscaping@yahoo.com

PLUMBING

REMODELING

AFFORDABLE PAINTING

Bayside Plumbing & Gas Fitting

ellermade W Additions, Renovations

Senior’s Specials Experience & Quality New Homes & Repaints Ceilings Bondable. Insurance Work Call Terry

250-863-9830 or 250-768-1098

SWIMMING LESSONS

RYDER ROOFING LTD. Free estimates, senior discounts,

Private Swim Lessons

250-765-3191

Green Oasis Landscaping & Maintenance Ltd.

PAINTING/ DECORATING

ROOFING member of B.B.B. Fully insured, WCB coverage. All types of shingle roofing & torch on roofing systems. ‘From a hole in your roof to a whole new roof.’

• Kitchen & Bathroom Upgrades • Yard Maintenance • Fences, Decks • Tile • Graffiti Removal

LAWN AND GARDEN

Don’t call anyone about your hardscaping project and beautiful plant selections until you speak with us!

Landscaping, irrigation, patios, retaining walls & water features. 250-317-7773 www.aspenlandscaping.ca

Deck & Rail

250-878--2483 250-878

ksk Framing & Foundations Quality workmanship at reasonable rates. Free estimates

ASPEN LANDSCAPING

RENOVATIONS

www.kelownadeckandrail.com www. kelownadeckandrail.com

FRAMING

MOVING/STORAGE

ROB’S TREE CARE LTD robstreecare.com

Visit our showroom at THE AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm Family owned & operated for over 40 years

REFACE DON’T REPLACE 1/2 the cost of replacing Corain & Granite Designs. The Green Alternative.

ELECTRICAL

LANDSCAPING

LAWN AND GARDEN FOR ALL YOUR TREE CARE NEEDS

59.00 SF

colonialcountertops.com

KITCHEN CABINETS FURNITURE Plus MFG

14.95 LF

On select colors only | Installation available

All One Piece Laminate

geminiX2@live.ca

Call Lee @ 250.215.1142

NATURAL STONE

starting at

Chelley | Maryanne

• Residential, Commercial & Industrial Wiring • Lighting, layout & Design • Panel Upgrades & Trouble Shooting • Service calls • Bonded & Insured Lic#41674

$

starting at

Residential & commercial | Licensed & insured

ELECTRICAL

LAMINATE TOPS

DRYWALL

for Babies to Adults in your pool or nearby pool of your choice 25 years of experience

Call TERRY at 778-484-4550 swimfunprivate@gmail.com

TRY THE SALES & SERVICE INTRO PRICE $ 157.25 tax incl. 12 inserts for new clients only please. Please call a classified representative at

250-763-7114

Qualified, reliable, bonded. Over 30 years exp. res./comm. service renovations, new installations, h/water tanks, dishwashers, washers, dryers. 250-317-2279

Sun-decks, Bsmt. suites, etc. Call Dave @ 250-878-6967 Dal @ 250-870-6011

TRUCKING

TILING TILE SETTER

TNTTRUCKING

Artistic Ceramics.

Custom tile setting. Travertine, marble, granite & ceramic. Decks, kitchen, baths. Guaranteed work.

No load too small • BARK MULCH • SAND • GRAVEL • YARD CLEAN-UP • JUNK REMOVAL LIGHT FLAT-DECK Nick Nixon - Trish Nebot Cell 250-862-0821 Office 250-765-2778

Call 250-870-1009

FEATURE 1630 Innovation Dr. Kelowna, BC V1V 2Y5 P 250.765.3004 | F 250.491.1773

LAMINATE TOPS

$

NATURAL STONE

$

starting at

starting at

14.95 LF

59.00 SF

On select colors only | Installation available

Natural Stone Surfaces All One Piece Laminate Visit our showroom at THE AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm Family owned & operated for over 40 years

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Pets & Livestock

Painting & Decorating A-TECH Services 250-899-3163

WWW.PAINTSPECIAL.COM

3 Rooms For $299, 2 Coats Any Colour (Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls. Cloverdale Premium Quality Paint. NO PAYMENT, until job is completed!

Plumbing

BAYSIDE Plumbing & Gas Fitting Service. H/W tanks. Qualified & Reliable. 250-317-2279 DREGER MECH. Plumbing, Gasfitting, comm/res & reno, ins’d, 24hr. Call 250-575-5878.

Pressure Washing

OKANAGAN Pressure Washing. Commercial/Residential. Fully insured. 14 years exp. Call Dave at 250-863-0306

Tiling

TILE Setter. Artistic Ceramics. Custom tile setting. Call 250870-1009

Tree Services

1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1All Exterior Hedge & Tree Specialist. Downsizing bracing, trimming, pruning, sculpturing & removing of hedges & trees. Fully Insured. Free Estimates. Dave (250)-212-1716 www.hedgeabovetherest.ca JAN Dutch Tree Service. Dangerous tree removal, stump grinding, 60’ Boom Truck, fully insured, WCB coverage, free est., 250-826-3638 ROB’S Tree Care Ltd 1975. For all your tree care needs. Ins. & Cert. WCB. 212-8656

Trucking/ Bull Dozing

Medical Supplies

Musical Instruments

Houses For Sale

Houses For Sale

ELECTRIC PATIENT LIFT Almost new cond. Comes with new large sling. Must p/u. $1200. Call 778-821-4095 or 778-478-1431.

YAMAHA Electone Model FE-70, full electronic double keyboard piano organ. Like new condition, electronic touch controls, roll top c/w bench & manual. $450, 250-765-3358

MORTGAGES LOW RATES. 10YR. 3.99% 5 YR. 3.09% Trish at 250-470-8324

THINKING OF SELLING YOUR PROPERTY? For a confidential, no obligation, FREE market evaluation of your property call Mark Jontz, Royal Lepage 250-861-6002 or cell 250-717-6330 anytime.

Hauling

21 Spd Mtn Bike GT Outpost Electric Bionics New Cond. Needs battery$450 765-5031

ATTENTION The Capital News cannot be responsible for errors after the first day of publication of any advertisement. Notice of errors on the first day should immediately be called to the attention of the Classified Department to be corrected for the following edition.

Lessons/Training PRIVATE Swim lessons for babies & adults in your pool or nearby. Terry 778-484-4550

Window Cleaning

BROTHERS Window Cleaning Res., Comm., Gutters, Painting. WCB Ins. 250-317-1029

Fruit & Vegetables

Merchandise for Sale

Auctions Auction Sale Saturday June 23rd 10:30 am. BC Livestock is conducting a Ranch and Farm Equipment Sale on Chase Creek Rd. Antiques, tractors, irrigation, haying equipment, sawmill. FMI Call 250-573-3939 or view @ www. bclivestock.bc.ca

$100 & Under 3 Core Rad off of 1978 Ford $50 obo (250)868-3590 BBQ, new with tank $100. (250)763-8465 BIDET Complete, clean with faucet & drain, $100.obo. 250762-0124 WATER DISTILLER (250)868-3590

$40

WHITE Toilets (2) complete, clean, good working cond. $80/both obo. 250-762-0124

$200 & Under

TNT TRUCKING. No load too small. Junk removal, sand, gravel, etc. (250)862-0821 (250)765-2778.

Real Estate

$300 & Under

Pets

#1 WELLERMADE. Additions, Reno’s, Sun-decks, Basement Suites,etc. 878-6967,870-6011 KELOWNA DECK & RAIL. Vinyl, Mod. Flooring, Alum., GlassTopless/Picket 878-2483

Real Estate

ROOFTOP THULE off of 1997 SUBARU Excellent Shape. $300 (250)868-3590

2 male ger. shep. pups, 9wks, 19 & 21lbs, shots/vet checked, CKC reg father, all black mother, $750, (250)490-9661 BULLMASTIFF pups, 5 female Brindle, born April 14, ready to go soon. $800. 250275-1248 or 778-932-2380 COONHOUND cross w/Siberian Husky puppies $400. Ready to go. 778-478-1007. GERMAN Shephard puppies. Home raised. $500. Call 778478-1007 Siberian Huskey Shephard X puppies. Home raised. $350. Call 250-762-8383 SIBERIAN Husky puppies (8) ready to go $700. 778-4781007.

Sundecks

Merchandise for Sale

Feed & Hay

GERMAN MASTER ROOFER. Over 30yrs exp. on all kinds of roofs. New Reroof & Repair. Free estimate. Call Steffen, 250-863-8224 Master & Visa Welcome www.teamgerman.com.

250-808-0733 SKYHIGH DISPOSAL. Full service Junk Removal & Bin Rentals. ED-SON’S 1 Ton Dump Truck. “Anything you can’t haul, give me a call”!(250)-718-1595

Merchandise for Sale

HAY FOR SALE; Grass or Grass Alfalfa mix, Round bales $70 each, approx. 800lbs. Large square bales, 3x3x8, $160/ton. Delivery avail. on larger orders. 250838-6630 New first cut grass/alfalfa hay. $60 roundbale. Phone 250-838-7932.

Roofing & Skylights

Rubbish Removal

Merchandise for Sale

$500 & Under 16FT Travel Trailer, gutted & converted into parts or storage Trailer. Asking $450 OBO Call 250-212-7042

Farm Equipment

Shoprider Mobility Scooters & Powerchairs. New & Used, New Stair & Platform Lifts, Kel: 250-764-7757 Vernon: 250542-3745 T-free 888-542-3745 www.okmobility.ca WALK-IN tubs, slide-in baths, showers, Aquassure Accessible Baths showroom 1048 Richter, Kel 250-8681220

8580 Kubota loader tractor, 85 hp, 4wd w/cab, low hrs. $24000 obo.(250)308-1166. Kubota model B20, 4 wheel drive tractor with model TL420 front end loader, bucket mounted pallet forks, model BT 750 backhoe (2 buckets, $13,000 firm, (250)493-0633, delivery available Kverneland Bale wrapper, very good condition. $6500. Call (250)838-7932

Free Items FREE: 5 Authentic Japanese DADAMI for sleeping. 250764-2445 FREE pick up , appliances or any kind of metal. Call (250)765-9303, 250-212-3122 Free pickup, of aluminum windows, wire, pipe, air conditioners & batteries. 250-717-0581 FREE Pick-up of used bicycles that you no longer want. Ok if need repair 604-800-2104 FREE P/U- Appliances, Rads, Batteries, Old machinery, vehicles. Harley 778-821-1317

Furniture #1 Solid Wood Used Furniture. OK Estates Furniture & More. 3292 Hwy 97N, Kelowna (1.5 Kms North of McCurdy) 11-5 Tues-Sat OKestates.ca (250)-807-7775 LIVING Rm. Table set (new 4pc.) Ash/Wrought iron/glass, $800. 250-215-1073 MOVING 9pc. solid wood vintage, quality dining rm. suite $900. (250)769-7769 OFFICE Furniture - BEST PreOwned Furniture prices in town. Desks, Chairs, Meeting Tables, Files, Office PanelsGREAT Condition! Visit Our Showroom Mon.-Fri. 8.00am 4.30pm @ TOTAL OFFICE 420 Banks Rd. Kel. BC. 250717-1626 SOFA, Loveseat and recliner chair/armchair (2 sets) w/accessories Black leather couch, all priced to sell 250-470-9291 WESTERN STAR AUCTIONS. Buying Estates, Tools, Collectible’s & Furniture. Cash Paid or Consignment to Auction. #8-730 Stremel Rd. (778)753-5580

2 Occasional Lv. tables, Mahongany $190./both, 250-4918177

Heavy Duty Machinery

$300 & Under

FORK LIFTS For sale, 18 to choose from, Toyota, Cat., & Hyster, 250-861-9171

Misc. for Sale 16FT Travel Trailer, gutted & converted into parts or storage Trailer. Asking $450 OBO Call (250)-212-7042 ATTENTION The Capital News cannot be responsible for errors after the first day of publication of any advertisement. Notice of errors on the first day should immediately be called to the attention of the Classified Department to be corrected for the following edition. BRAND new full house Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration System. Retails @ $3500. Must sell $400. 250-863-1544 GRANITE Landscaping Rock (Kettle Valley?) Approx 20’x20’ area. Price neg. 250-860-7264 SPRING Cleaning: full size off white italian leather sofa: all season 225/60R16 tires (4): patio fridge: 10 gal secondary fermenters (2): arrow stops (2): 54 bottle wine rack: electric troll motor; 365-665 Cook Road (250) 878-7828

While we try to ensure all advertisements appearing in the Kelowna Capital News are placed by reputable businesses with legitimate offers, we do caution our readers to undertake due diligence when answering any advertisement, particularly when the advertiser is asking for monies up front. Refund Policy Our ads are non-refundable when booked for less than 4 weeks (12 issues), when cancelling a 4 week ad you will be refunded in weekly increments only, calculated at the appropriate discount level. Refunds not available for 1/2 price promotion.

Real Estate Acreage for Sale $97,500 10.4 acres Lot H Arrow Lakes area 250-269-7328 Pic’s email selkirk8@telus.net Owner Financing, 5 bdrm, 3 bath, 2 kitchen, on 5 1/2 acres, in Enderby, small barn & horse shelters, owner will take mobile/RV or property for down payment. Reduced to $379,000.250-309-1506.

JACK Russell puppies dewormed & 1st shots, ready to go, $300. 1-250-832-1592

Will pay cash for oversized scrap steel, cats, yarders, saw mill equipment, farm equipment, etc. All insurance in place to work on your property. 250-260-0217

Fruit & Vegetables

Garage Sales

Garage Sales

BOOK YOUR ADVERTISING SPACE TODAY! Purchase a 2 col x 1” ad space for $28.56/day, $69.00/week, $230.00/mth (+tax) or Flip it at the same great price as a 1 col x 2” 250-763-7114, email: classified@kelownacapnews.com

FIND EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN THE CLASSIFIEDS

FOR SALE BY OWNER SPECIAL Save on Real Estate Fees!

Houses For Sale ONLY $74.99 plus HST

3BD 2bath Rancher 1690 sq.ft A real Gem with new carpets, paint & fixtures. A Great buy at $315,000. MLS. Larry Slemko Realty Executives. Call (250)470-8431 IMMACULATE 2 + 2 Bdrm Glenmore bi-level. Call Jeff Michaud @ 250-575-8795 $389K

1 col x 2” size with or without picture for 3 insertions (Reg Price $196.25)

Call your classified representative today!

250-763-7114

Watch for our monthly

Owner Financing, 5 bdrm, 3 bath, 2 kitchens, on 5 1/2 acres, in Enderby, small barn & horse shelters, owner will take mobile/RV or property for down payment. Reduced to $379,000. 250-309-1506. PRIME LAKEVIEW LOTS from $140,000. Also: 1 precious 3 acre parcel, owner financing. 250-558-7888 www.orlandoprojects.co THINKING OF SELLING YOUR PROPERTY? For a confidential, no obligation, FREE market evaluation of your property call Mark Jontz, Royal Lepage 250-861-6002 or cell 250-717-6330 anytime.

EMPLOYMENT

1/2

Only $23 (+HST)

per column inch

PRICE SPECIAL!

2996 SW Description of vehicle here.

PRICE Contact Info

(Online ad included)

WORRIED ABOUT THE WEATHER? Purchase Rain Insurance on your Garage Sale ad for $3. If it rains we’ll run your ad again for

FREE! You must call by the following Thursday to book your ad for another day. (Valid through September)

CLASSIFIED AUTOMOTIVE Picture

Only

$

59.99

AREA Description of home here.

(+HST)

for 3 insertions!

PRICE Contact Info

(bcclassified.com ad included excluding photo)

Contact Holly at 250-888-8888

TREASURE SALE! Moving so loads of great stuff. June 9th & 10th, 9am-1pm, 2636 Saddleridge Dr. West Kelowna. no early birds

TO BOOK YOUR AD

3bdrm 2.5 baths near ammenities dw w/d fr st.garage $1300/mo + utils 2 ref’s.DD June 1st Call 250-317-5690

To place an ad...call the Kelowna Capital News

YOUR AD HERE!

For Sale By Owner

250-763-7114

Duplex/4 Plex

Crafts for Christmas for Sale

Fresh From the Fields is back.

For Sale By Owner

Apt/Condos for Sale

“Local Produce at Your Doorstep” ESTATE & collectibles yard sale - glassware, hshld & kitchen items. June 9, 8am5pm & June 10, 9am-4pm. No early birds. 1565 Stafford Rd.

Newer 4 bdrm 2 bath in family park. $144,900 Consider trade on house. Helmut Hubert Century 21 (250)878-8010

2BD, 2bath, top floor, quiet building, secure parking, extra storage, $169,900., MLS. $149,900., Rutland 985sqft., 1bd.+den, huge private patio, MLS Charlene Bertrand, Coldwell Banker 250-870-1870 55+ Bright quiet, 1176sf, faces east, 2bd, 2ba, top flr,cent vac grge, $165K. 250-765-3672 THINKING OF SELLING YOUR PROPERTY? For a confidential, no obligation, FREE market evaluation of your property call Mark Jontz, Royal Lepage 250-861-6002 or cell 250-717-6330 anytime.

Fresh From the Fields

250-763-7114

Mobile Homes & Parks

Misc. Wanted COIN Collector looking to buy Collections, Accumulations, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins. Bulk Silver coins, bills etc. Call Chad 250-863-3082 (Local) PURCHASING old Canadian & American coin collections & accumulations. 250-548-3670 RECORDS Wanted, Pandosy Books #138-1889 Springfield Rd. nr. Bulk Foods, 861-4995

11 HP Honda Pressure Washer. Need some work. $300 (250)868-3590

******* OKHomeseller.com Where smart sellers meet smart buyers! View Thompson Okanagan properties for sale.// Selling? No Commission. (250) 545-2383 or 1-877-291-7576

CHRISTMAS CORNER Advertise your Christmas Specials! 1 issue $28.56 (+HST) 3 issues $66.00 (+HST) 12 issues $192.00 (+HST)

CLASSIFIED REAL ESTATE Picture

Only $74.99 (+HST) for 3 insertions! (bcclassified.com ad included excluding photo)

AFTER SCHOOL Activities Guide Play Soccer! 1 issue $28.56 (+HST) Have Fun! 3 issues $66.00 (+HST) Call Dave 12 issues $192.00 (+HST) @ 250-555-(kick) to register

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Real Estate

Real Estate

Rentals

Rentals

Rentals

Rentals

Transportation

Mobile Homes & Parks

Townhouses

Apt/Condo for Rent

Duplex / 4 Plex

Rooms for Rent

Suites, Lower

Auto Financing

THINKING OF SELLING YOUR PROPERTY? For a confidential, no obligation, FREE market evaluation of your property call Mark Jontz, Royal Lepage 250-861-6002 or cell 250-717-6330 anytime.

WILLOW PARK MANOR. Aurora and Hollywood. 1 & 2 bdrms. Steps away from Willow Park shopping center, transit & the other shops of Rutland. Direct bus route to UBCO. 12-15mins. 250-8604836

3bdrm, 1/2 side duplex, 30 miles fr. Kelowna at Idabel Lake Resort. $750 + part hydro. Avail June 1. Peter: 250491-9678/250-212-3609

#1Capri area furn’d cable, w/d, w.internet, quiet, monthly/weekly, available 862-9223 FURN’D Room in Exec Home, mature NS male, all amens incl. $550. 250-763-4888 FURN’D Room, Rutland, bus to UBC, gym & shopping. Includes wireless, laundry, cooking facilities & utils. ND, NP, NS. Suitable student or young working person. Avail now, $450/m. Call 250-451-9145 or 250-215-6117 ROOM for rent. Furn’d bdrm, mature male only.$400 Also trailer $500/mo 250-317-2546 ROOMS from $450. No drugs NP No parties. 250-860-8106, 250-718-3968, 250-763-2727 RUTLAND furnished room for working man, 30+, livingroom, TV, kitchen, laundry, utils incl, $560+DD. Call 250-215-1561

RUTLAND- 2bdrm gr level, priv entry, 5appls, nr bus route. NS. NP, NP. ND, ideal for wrkng/ couple, immed. $1000 incl utils. 250 762-6519 STUDIO Suite for rent in North Rutland. All utils & internet incl’d, shared laundry. Ideal for single student. NP, NS, No pets. $700/mo. 250-765-5117 WEST Kelowna, Avail June 1st, large, bright, above ground bachelor suite. Near bus, prefer single, working female. No pets, $600 + DD, utils incl.Share lndry.769-7286

PANORAMIC Lake & City Views @ SIERRAS, 2440 Old Okanagan Hwy., 3 bedrm/2 bath, 6 appliances. 4 spaces available. Move in ready! $169,900 tax included! Accent Homes 250-769-6614 PET & FAMILY FRIENDLY Westpoint. 3bd, 1bth, lovely fenced yard w/storage shed, $5000 down, $909/mo including pad rent, OAC or $99,000, no HST. ACCENT HOMES, Call (250)-769-6614

Mr. Mobile Home Certified Factory Outlet. Spaces Available, Your location or crawlspace/basement models. Show homes 1680 Ross Rd. Kelowna 250-769-6614 www.accenthomes.ca

Recreational Rustic Cabin at Beaver Lake, 800 square feet, 2 bedrooms/sleeps 8 $129,900.00 O.B.O. For more info please call 250-717-7282 Spacious fully serviced Lot, in gated RV Resort on Shuswap River. Swimming pool and numerous recreational facilities. $850 per month or $35. per day. 1 (250)542-1002

Apt/Condo for Rent

Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent

CENTRE of Kelowna. New affordable lux 1&2bd, 5appls, ug prking, NS/NP. 250-763-6600. www.rentcentrepoint.com

2BD, 1bth Condo, 5appls, AC, balcony, very clean & quiet, NS, NP. Baron Rd/ Leckie area. $900. Call 250-763-1992

Commercial/ Industrial

2BD lakeview Winfield, priv ent/deck, new reno/appl, lndry rm, AC, NS, NP. Adults $850 incl utils/cbl/int. 250-547-6624

COMMERCIAL/OFFICE SPACE IN LAKE COUNTRY 1100sq’ Office space for lease. Reception area, four offices, coffee/ storage room. Located on Beaver Lake Road, 1 1/2 blocks from Highway 97. Easy access. Offstreet parking. $1100.00/month +utils. Lease negotiable. Phone:(250)766-3700

2-bdrm BELGO AREA, Rutland Rd. S. $900 + hydro, f/s/w/d, NO PETS, on bus rte. 250-491-3345, 250-869-9788 AVAILABLE July 1, gorgeous 2bd, 2ba + den, exec. condo, h/w flrs., fp, ac, 6 appl., 2 decks, locker, u/g prkg, np, ns, dd, Asher Rd. Kelowna, $1500. 250-491-3090 refs req. BROCKTON MANOR. 1 & 2 bedrooms. The large, bright units are a short walk to downtown, hospital, beach & shopping. Transit is right outside the door. Please call us at 250-860-4836 FAIRLANE CRT. 2 & 3 bdrms, heat & hot water incl. Located on Lawrence near Gordon, close to downtown & Capri shopping mall. Please call 250-860-4836 MILL CREEK ESTATES. Various floor plans avail. 1, 2 & 3 bdrms within walking distance of the Parkinson rec center, Apple Bowl, Kelowna Golf & Country Club & Spall Plaza. 250-860-4836. millcreekestates@shaw.ca

BEST DEALS IN KELOWNA! Affordable 1, 2 & 3 Bdrms. AC, near schools, shopping & bus route. Insuite laundry H.Up’s. Across from Park. Clean Quiet & Spacious. Sorry NO Pets. Well Managed Building (250)-861-5605 or (250)-861-5657

FOR LEASE 600 sq.ft. Office Trailer fully serviced on fenced 1/2 acre. Zoned Heavy Industrial Including Auto Wrecking. $2500 triple net incl. Fenced 1/2 to 1 acre serviced industrial lots available. Central Westside Location. will build to suit. 250-769-7424 HWY 97 N. 1500 - 3300sqft. of Industrial area, overhead door, compressor, hoist & a compounded yard. 250-765-3295 RUTLAND CENTRAL INDUSTRIAL YARD SPACE..One acre, $2500 + triple net. Fenced lot with workshop, $800. 250-765-5578

Duplex / 4 Plex 5BD 1/2 duplex, 2bth, FS, fnc’d yard. $1300 +utils. Avail now, 250-860-4334, 575-2310.

1/2 PRIVIECAEDS!!

AUTOMOT

For the month of June, all ads in the Automotive category will be

1/2 PRICE! Airplanes • Antiques/Classics • Beaters • Cars-Domestic • Sports & Import • Lease/Rent • Wanted • Commercial • Motorcycles • Off Road • Snowmobiles • SUV’s • Recreation • Trucks & Vans • Trailers • Boats • Houseboats

AD MUST BE BOOKED TO START BETWEEN JUNE 1ST AND 29TH. No refunds if cancelled. Must book min. 4 weeks Cannot be combined with any other special. No changes permitted with the exception of price.

Call 250.763.7114 to book

KILLARNEY Rd. 3bdrms, 2ba, 2 fam. rm, den, 5appl., big yrd, reno’d., $1200. 250-764-2868

Homes for Rent 2BD 1.5 bath, 4appls, all window blinds, carport. Avail June 1. NP Call 250-860-8583 2bd house in orchard, new reno, electric & wood fire place heat, $1000/mo + utils. Avail Now. 863-6801 or 765-0722 2bdrm, 1bath. Close to bus, , prefer adults. $1000 + DD Short term?. 250-808-2468. 2Bdrm RANCHER shows like new, is very clean, bright & quiet. Secluded along Mission Creek. Only 5 min drive to Orchard Park. Max 2 people. Sm pet negot. NS $950 + utils. Avail. June 1st (250)762-6627 2BDRM, Winfield, country setting, NP, NS, prof cple/single, ref’s. Avail. July 1st, $1100 utils & cbl incl. 250-317-2279 3BD, 2ba, Lake & City view, ns, np, fs, spacious fam. & liv. rm., new carpets & windows, ref’s req’d, avail. June 15, $1800./mo. (250)765-9575 3BDRM House, close to all ammenities, $1200. NS, NP. Old Glenmore. 250-470-7291 3or4 bdrm home, Shannon Lk Rd. Dbl Gar, f/s, d/w, w/d, a/c, close to elementary school, Available May 1, no pets, $1625+util 250-869-9788 3 or 4 bdrm, Winfield area, $1575+util, backs onto Range land, f/s, d/w, w/d, a/c, Avail now, no pets. 250-869-9788 4000 sq ft 5bdrm home on working orchard includes fr st w/d hydro NP NS $1500/mo (250)767-6396 Peachland 6BDRM House, 3bath, family room, living room. Available now, NS, NP. Latta Rd. $1500 + electricity. 250-765-9471 or 250-718-6505 AVAIL. Immed. 3bd, 2.5ba, 5-appl., fp, W/bank nr. golf course, $1800/mo. + utils. 250-769-0109 & 250-878-9970 LAKEFRONT with dock. Fintry area. Main house: 2bd, 1bath & Guest house: 1bd, 1bath. $2000/mo, long term lease. Pets ok, NS. 604-817-5129 NEWLY Renovated 4bdrm 2.5 baths House West Kelowna $1400/mo NS. NP. Avail.June 1st Call (250)-863-3213 SMALL, 3bdrm, 1.5 bath house for rent. $1000/month + utilities. 250-768-5768

While we try to ensure all advertisements appearing in the Kelowna Capital News are placed by reputable businesses with legitimate offers, we do caution our readers to undertake due diligence when answering any advertisement, particularly when the advertiser is asking for monies up front. Refund Policy Our ads are non-refundable when booked for less than 4 weeks (12 issues), when cancelling a 4 week ad you will be refunded in weekly increments only, calculated at the appropriate discount level. Refunds not available for 1/2 price promotion. WOOD Lk view. 3 level, 3bd, 3bth, den, appls, carport, garage/workshp. $1250+ 2/3utils. NS, NP. 778-215-1914 THINKING OF SELLING YOUR PROPERTY? For a confidential, no obligation, FREE market evaluation of your property call Mark Jontz, Royal Lepage 250-861-6002 or cell 250-717-6330 anytime.

Office/Retail HWY 97 North, 1800sq’ of retail, & Rutland 1000 - 2000sq’ Retail. 250-765-3295 NEWLY reno’d office space, w/lake view. 700sq.ft. $750 + T.N. and Bright & spacious retail or office, main floor, Avail August 1, 1300sqft, Westbank Town Centre, 250-768-9083

Shared Accommodation 1Bdrm in Westbank, Fully Furn’d Share Kitchen, W/D, Cable, Int. & Utils Incl’d. $575 + DD. Call (250)-768-8930 1 great modern, bright room. KLO Campus, shopping, bus. Furn’d - share TV, Internet, kitchen, living room..No drugs, booze or parties. Wayne 7632727 BDRM Avail, Lowe Crt. For Quiet, Tidy, NS, ND person. $475/mo. Al 250-868-1336

Suites, Lower 1BD. Avail. 6/01, 6/15 or 7/01, sep. ent, shar’d w/d, ideal for 1, ns, np, $725. incl util. quiet area West Kel. (250)769-5856 1BD, avail now. Rutland. Near schools/shops. $650 incl utils. NP. bus route. 250-863-1302. 1BD. full bath, bright w/d, ns, np,cls. to Costco, Avail. June1, $700. incl. utils. 250-448-5661 1BD., furn. Semi-priv. Ste, Mature person, NP, $650. Util. incl. Ref. req’d. 250-765-0746 1BD, w/view, lvl entry, ac, wd, int, cbl, ns, np, 1adult, utils incl $750. July 1 250-491-0626 1LRG. Bdrm, Glenmore Avail. immed. Priv. ent., shared w/d, cbl & utils., incl’d. Ref’s req’d $750/mo (250)-864-2981 2BD. 1100 sq.ft. lvl entry, full size windows, Gerstmar, Spacoius, NP. NP. DD req. $800 + 1/2 utils Avail July 1st, Edith 250-863-5164 2bd, 1bath, NS, NP. Close to ammens, parking & sep lndry. $750 + utils. 250-575-6172 2BD+den. $950. incl utils. Rutland, 380 Hardie Rd. June 15th 250-862-5756 lve msg 2BDRM, 1bath, $900. utils not included. WD incl, NS, NP, Rutland area. 250-763-9693 2bdrm, 1bath, brand new, $900 utils included, available June 15. Parking & close to parks/schools, (250)765-2858 2BD S.Rutland, near amens. Avail now. No laundry. All utils/cbl incl. NS/NP/NP. 250899-2195, 250-448-4843 360 Wallace Rd. 1bd grnd-lvl bsmt suite, $625 incl utils. Avail June 15. 604-758-2206 3BD a/c, priv laundry,driveway bus school cble wireless utils incl’d NS NP $1100 Avail immed. 250-826-2233 BEAUTIFUL Large, two room bachelor ste. Includes sat TV, int & utils, fridge, st, w/d, sep. entr., NS, NP, quiet area. June 1st, $975 + DD. 250-762-8802 LG. Lovely quiet W/side view suite, sing. only, $850/mo. incl. all, (250)769-7769 L.Mission. Lrg 1bdrm nr college W/D.sep entry utils incl’d. NS. NP.$800 (250)717-5802 Lrg 1bdrm Bsmt suite. Single person. NS. NP. utils incl’d. wifi, on route to UBCO. Sep. entry. Available June 1st $750/mo (250)765-7339 LRG 2bd, close to OC, shopping, utils, lndry incl, $1000. Available now. 250-763-2399 Lrg 2 bdrm Suite Near Costco, utils incl’d NS NP $1000/mo Call(250)8615788,or Cell# 250-878-8775 NEWER 2bdrm suite, avail immediately. Own entrance parking & nice yard. $800 incl utils. Quiet area in East Kelowna, NS, NP. 250-869-9663 or (afternoons) 250-317-2318 Newly renovated 1 bdrm bsmt suite. Gordon/ KLO Area. w/d $825 utils. incl’d + DD. Avail. June 1 NP Call 250-212-3299

Suites, Upper $1300/mo, 3bd top floor, Avail Immed., Rutland N., + utils. mature person, 250-575-4366 1BD upper small suite, Sprinfield Rd. Newer, clean, NS. $625 incl utils. 250-870-6767 2BD, 1ba, 1521 Bernard, lots of prkng, $1195/mo. utils incl., np, ns, July 1, (250)491-0626 2BD Great loc. nr. Capri, 4 appl. cls. to bus rtes, ns, np, July 1 $945/mo 250-868-2753 2BDRM. 2ba, deck, quiet, W/Kel. NS, NP, $1200/mo. 250-212-8282 2BDRM + den, 1.5 baths, 5 appl, cls to College $1250 utils incl. July 1st. 250-763-2399 ATTENTION The Capital News cannot be responsible for errors after the first day of publication of any advertisement. Notice of errors on the first day should immediately be called to the attention of the Classified Department to be corrected for the following edition. CENTRALLY located on bus route. 2bd upper, FS, DW, NS, NP, Nparties, $1000+DD & utils. Call 250-763-3165 LARGE 1bd, Black Mtn, Country setting, 4 appl’s. $850 utils incl’d, 808-6848 & 765-1939 QUIET 2bdrm, 4plex suite in Rutland. 5 appliances, carport & storage. NS, no dogs, no parties. $750/month + utilities & DD. Call 250-451-9923 RUTLAND North, Available June 1st. 4bdrm, 2 full baths, upstairs. Near Willow Park, school & bus. $1300 + 75% utilities. Call 250-212-1024

Transportation

Auto Accessories/Parts 16FT Travel Trailer, gutted & converted into parts or storage Trailer. Asking $450 OBO Call 250-212-7042 LYLE’S TOWING. Free Removal of unwanted vehicles. Pay up to $1000 for good vehicles. Lots of used parts for sale. (250)-765-8537 SCRAP Car Removal. $100 cash paid for unwanted vehicles. 7 days/week Call Paul Haul (250)808-9593

Auto Financing

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Auto Loans or We Will Pay You $1000

All Makes, All Models. New & Used Inventory.

1-888-229-0744 or apply at: www.greatcanadianautocredit.com Must be employed w/ $1800/mo. income w/ drivers license. DL #30526

Cars - Domestic

06 Caravan,V6,a/t, am/fm/cd, a/c, tinted, keyless, p/w, must sell! $7500.250-545-1128 2003 Kia Spectra, 4dr. Sedan, 101,000 kms, auto, all records, $3500. 250-491-8125, mess. 2004 Grand Am, 4 door, V6, Automatic, Hwy kms, Good on gas, Clean & Reliable. Asking $3990. Call 250-718-4969

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Call your classified representative today!

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While we try to ensure all advertisements appearing in the Kelowna Capital News are placed by reputable businesses with legitimate offers, we do caution our readers to undertake due diligence when answering any advertisement, particularly when the advertiser is asking for monies up front. Refund Policy Our ads are non-refundable when booked for less than 4 weeks (12 issues), when cancelling a 4 week ad you will be refunded in weekly increments only, calculated at the appropriate discount level. Refunds not available for 1/2 price promotion.

Motorcycles

1997 Heritage Springer Soft Tail Harley Davidson, 20,000 miles.$11,500 250-253-0269. 2001 Yamaha Road Star 1600, completely custom show bike, custom paint, wheels, raked, 250 rear tire, Avon tires, Bob pipes, Dakota speedo/tach, over $30,000 invested, $9900, 250-490-6046 2004 Honda Shadow 750 fully equip’d 11,000Km New Cond. $5000 (250)765-5031 2006 Honda Shadow Aero 750cc, 33,000kms, lots of extras. $4500. 250-541-0782. $AVE. NEW Electric Scooters Pre-order Sales starting at $895 You save $$ pre-ordering! scoot4u.com 1-866-203-0906/250-863-1123

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06 Hornet 29’, new awning, cstm spring mattress, phone & sat connection. $14900. (250)542-5815 1983 Bigfoot 9’6”, modified for new’r trucks, h/w, shwer, flush toilet, ex. cond. $3500.obo. 250-869-0533 1996 10ft Caribou Camper, fully loaded, seldom used. Must be sold $7,900.obo (250)260-4435 1997 Embassy Triple E, 29ft, all new rubber, 4000 generator, 83,000 km., walk-around bed. Ready for the road! $18,000 OBO. 250-869-1863 8’ Camper with F & S, $600. 4’x6’ Trailer $400. Mercury Motor 2.5hp, $600. 763-8465 Salmon Arm-1998 Winnebago Brave SE, Class A,10-cyl, very clean 43K $24,000 call after 6 pm 250-832-6978


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Escorts

1992 FORD F-150 XLT

1987 International Tandem Dump Truck, certified, ready to work. $16,000. 250-260-0714

22ft Campion Cuddy Cruiser, fresh motor & leg, $5000 obo. Test rides.Scot, 250-212-8204

I, Andrew H.C. Sherwood will no longer be responsible for any debts incurred by Elizabeth D. Sherwood Nee Lineker. Effective June 5, 2012 NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: BRIAN DOUGLAS STEELE Also known as BRIAN STEELE formerly of 237 6TH ST North East Weyburn, Sakatchawan. Creditors having claims against the estate of Brian Steele are hereby notified under Section C of he Trustee Act that the particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executor at: Joyce Williamson (A.k.a Jelena Raleigh) P.O. Box 27082 R.P.O Willow Park, Kelowna, BC. V1X7L7. on or before June 29, 2012 after which date the Executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executor then has notice.

AN Open Minded Mature Sexy Busty Blonde, Ready To PLEASE YOU! GFE. Independant. 250-808-9673

SELL YOUR CAR!

2006 BMW X5 Executive Edition 3.0i , fully loaded with only 60,000kms. Immaculate condition. A Must See! $26,000. (250) 392-5764.

Scrap Car Removal

Trucks & Vans

1AA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Min $60 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 250-899-0460 SCRAP Car Removal, $100 cash paid for unwanted vehicles. 7 days a week. Call Paul Haul (250)808-9593

1979 Chevy Truck with Canopy. Good tires, runs good, $800 OBO. 250-860-6319 96 Ford 350 crew 4x4, no rust, new fuel pump, glow plugs, shocks & windshield. Reliable. $6900 (250)542-5815.

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REDUCED: 5.8L, V8, automatic, 2 wheel drive, two tone, with canopy. 230,000 kms. Comes with extra tires. Asking $1700 obo. Call 250-765-8283 before 9 pm. NEED Cash today? Cash Factory Loans offers payday loans up to $1000 using employment, CTB, EI or Pension, or Collateral Loans up to $10,000 using almost any vehicle! 1756 Springfield across from Rona or Call: 250-869-1499

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2002 20ft. Crownline, open bow, 200hrs, 350HO, Burgundy & white, stereo, tandum axel matching trailer. Both in excellent cond. $20,000 obo. 250-718-1454 2004 Sea Ray 180 Sport Bow Rider with Shorelander trailer. 3 litre Merc. Great on gas!! Well maint. & ex. cond. $12,900 obo. 250 769-7886 2007 Searay ski boat, 185 Sport, 4.3 Merc, w/wakeboard tower,ext swim platform, 1 year warranty, 112 hours. $19,900 obo. 250-545-5998. 2008 14ft Aluminum LUND. Easy loader. Like new Johnson 4 stroke, 8HP $4000.obo (250)-763-0096 Lve mess.

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9.5 Ft. Light weight camper with 3-way fridge, 3 burner stove with two 20 lb.propane tanks, furnace, TV antenna, pull out awning, flushing toilet with holding tank, holding tank for grey water, large tank for clean water with pump. Storage, closet, sleeps four, clean and good condition. $3,200 OBO. 250-765-7958

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Escorts 1*AAA* Kelowna’s Finest Mature Lady Hot Busty Blonde *Independant* Daily Specials. BRANDY (250)-826-8615 #1 *ALYSSA* GFE. Open Minded Firey Redhead. Men’s Mag Model. 250-300-2399 24HRS A BRUNETTE BEAUTY, 36C-28- 35, Long Hair, 26 yrs, 5’5. 127lbs. Clean & Discreet. Ph# (250)-681-8369 *Amazing DD’s!* Lingerie Toys Stunning & Seductive Blonde Morn. Specials 250-450-6550

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SMOKING Hot Asian Girl, Unique style, Fantastic Massage Call/text 604-367-5937 THE DOLLHOUSE. Kelowna’s erotic hot spot! (250)448-4305 www.thedollhouse.info

* The New Garden Of Eden * New Owner, New Girls, New Attitude. 250-868-9439

VERNON’S BEST ESCORTS. In/Out calls. Gina 45, tall blonde, busty, Brooke 22, petite,brunette, Savanna 26, tall slim blonde, Jessica 30 B.B.W. Real G.F.E. Upscale. private. 250-307-8174. Hiring.

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T12-058 Supply and Installation of Park Signs Sealed tenders, clearly marked on the outside of the envelope with the words “T12-058 Supply and Installation of Park Signs” will be received at the office of the City Clerk, 1435 Water Street, Kelowna, BC up until 3 PM, Local Time, June 19, 2012. Tenders will be opened publicly at that time.

HUNNY’S HOUSE DAYCARE

3-5 year old centre at 410 Leathead Road

There is a non-mandatory site meeting on June 7, 2012 at 10 am PST at Quilchena Park parking lot.

+Full and part-time spaces open+ Licensed Group Daycare

The City reserves the right to reject any or all tenders, to waive defects in any bid or tender documents and to accept any tender or offer which it may consider to be in the best interest of the City. The lowest bid or any tender will not necessarily be accepted. Tender documents may be obtained at no charge from the City of Kelowna website or from the City of Kelowna Purchasing Branch, 1435 Water Street, Kelowna BC V1Y 1J4.

www.hunnyshouse.com 250-807-2277 days 250-808-5128 evenings OPEN 7:30 AM TO 5:30 PM MON. TO FRI.

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“Grandma, we’re coming to visit!”

...where we play, learn and grow with Christian Values. For children age: 3 to school age. 1, 2 or 3 half-days per week. For more info visit: www.kcc.net/preschool 250-980-5604 email: childcare@kcc.net

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KELOWNA BRANCH • 3785 CASORSO ROAD • (250)861-7722 SHELTER HOURS: 12 NOON - 4:30 PM VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO DONATE: WWW.SPCA.BC.CA/KELOWNA

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PETS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION

SWEET PEA ID#259992

1 YEAR 3 MOS DOMESTIC SHORT HAIR SPAYED FEMALE

Sweet Pea was put into foster care to give birth and was a very good mother. She is a wonderful cat who loves to interact and has a ‘nothing fazes me’ attitude. Sweet Pea is very easy-going and would make super companion. If you would like to meet her, please come down to the shelter and spend some time with her. Owner surrender

SADIE

ARMANI

CALLIE

ID#263111

ID#262616

ID#265727

4 YEARS GERMAN SHEPHERD X SPAYED FEMALE Sadie’s previous owners described her as friendly and playful, she loves water and chasing anything you throw, but she cannot swim so must wear a life jacket. She would do well in an active family who can take her for long walks or runs. Our Volunteer Dog walkers say she is good on a leash and listens well. If you wish to visit with Sadie, please come down and talk to our Dog Staff.

6 YEARS DOMESTIC SHORT HAIR SPAYED FEMALE

Callie is a very sweet, affectionate, yet somewhat shy girl who loves attention. She would do well in any type of home as she is very easygoing, and gets along well with other cats. If you can offer this sweetie her ‘forever’ home and would love to spend lots of time with her, come down and spend some time getting to know her. Owner surrendered

3 YEARS 3 MOS DOMESTIC SHORT HAIR NEUTERED MALE

Armani’s family had to move out of province and they couldn’t take him with them. He is true ‘gentle giant’, very affectionate and has no problem letting you know it. He would be a wonderful ‘first’ cat or a best friend for children. He was an outdoor cat and tends to roam. If you would like to meet this great guy, come down and ask the staff to introduce you and your family. Owner surrendered

ULTIMATE RESORT GETAWAY Have your dog or cat visit Bark n’ Fly and for each day they are present receive an entry ballot for a chance to win a

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CUISINE from Jude’s kitchen berry fresh spring It’s a good idea to arrive at berry and cherry season armed with lots of good ideas so you can make the most of what is a very flavourful time of year, but not a very long season. On the other hand, there are also many uses for frozen berries, which retain their unmatched flavour when picked fresh off the vine within a few miles of the kitchen and immediately frozen. There are also dried options for fruits such as cherries, and dried ones are crammed full of concentrated cherry flavours. They can be an option when local fresh cherries simply are not available. However, in the coming weeks, we will be able to taste fruit that’s fresh from local farmers’ fields and orchards—the first of the season—so here are a few ideas of nice, light main dish salads that feature those first local fruits. This is a golden time of year to m ake green salads using a huge variety of edible leaves and flowers, topped with other fresh, local produce such as peas, radishes, berries and green onions. A cupful of a lean protein such as fresh, B.C. shrimp or prawns, beef, chicken, seafood or cheese and you've got a quick and healthy, lean meal. Berry and cherry flavours, especially in fresh salads, pair beautifully with the dry, but fruity rose wines now made in the Okanagan, so try one with the following recipes and see if you're not pleasantly surprised. For lots of other recipes made with local fruits and greens, and other B.C. produce and protein, pick up a copy of my book, Jude’s Kitchen, published by the Okanagan Institute and available wherever books are sold—plus a variety of local wine shops and the B.C. Wine Museum. Incidentally, congratulations to Jenna Angle for winning the B.C. Junior Chef of the Year to represent B.C. at the national conference in Halifax in June. The menu she concocted from her black box ingredients to win this award sounds absolutely mouth-watering, so it’s not surprising she placed so well. We all wish you the best in Halifax and we hope to see that national trophy coming to the Okanagan, Jenna!

Steak & Cherry Salad with Sprouts & Feta Cheese It may be a bit unusual, but these flavours are terrific together. Try it, you’ll love it. And, it’s a complete meal in a bowl full of fruit and vegetables, beef, cheese and nuts. You could substitute a blue or gorgonzola cheese for the feta and leave off the seeds or nuts or try different ones. And, once the fresh, local cherries are available, substitute pitted, halved fresh fruit for the dried, and use two or three times as many. 4 c. (1 l) fresh salad greens 1 c. (250 ml) fresh bean sprouts 1 c. (250 ml) thinly-sliced beef steak 1/2 c. (125 ml) crumbled Feta cheese 1/4 c. (60 ml) dried cherries 1/4 c. (60 ml) sunflower seeds

1/4 c. (60 ml) roasted pine nuts Rinse and dry fresh young greens such as lettuces, spinach, mesclun, spring greens… and tumble into a large salad bowl. Rinse and drain fresh, crisp bean sprouts and add. Thinly slice a tender beef steak, perhaps left over from a previous night’s barbecue and add. Crumble feta cheese over the salad, along with dried cherries, sunflower seeds and roasted pine nuts. Serve with a light dressing such as a raspberry vinaigrette. Serves 2-4.

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Greens & Berries Salad with Goat Cheese & Herbs There’s nothing with quite the flavour of freshly-picked strawberries or raspberries and both would be fabulous in this light spring salad of fresh greens. The watermelon is optional, but a very good addition later in the season when there are fresh ones available. I’d leave it out until then. Do think outside the box when it comes to the greens because fresh herbs and unusual greens are a great match with fresh berries. 4 c. (1 l) spinach and other greens 1 c. (250 ml) watermelon 1 c. (250 ml) strawberries 1/2 chopped Vidalia onion 1/4 c. (60 ml) crumbled goat cheese 1/4 c. (60 ml) cilantro leaves

2 tbsp. (30 ml) fresh parsley coarse sea salt, to taste freshly-ground black pepper Tear up washed and dried spinach and other fresh greens into a salad serving bowl. Dice watermelon and chop strawberries and onion, then finely dice or crumble goat cheese into the greens and reds. Coarsely chop cilantro and parsley and toss on top. Top with a sprinkle of coarse sea salt and freshly-ground black pepper, and use a light vinaigrette such as raspberry or lemon. Serves 4.

Contact Jude’s Kitchen at The Kelowna Capital News, 2495 Enterprise Way, Kelowna, B.C. , V1X 7K2; jsteeves@kelownacapnews.com

Some simple guidelines for readers of Jude's Kitchen There are some basics about my cooking that you should know about in using the recipes created for Jude’s Kitchen. *I mean a large egg when a recipe calls for an egg *usually, butter and margarine are interchangeable *usually, salt and pepper is added to your taste *I generally use sea salt

*fresh ingredients top frozen or canned *organic products are my first choice *wherever possible, I use whole grains, not processed *include a variety of them, when possible *wherever possible, I use fresh herbs *fewer quantities of dried herbs are needed than fresh

*I use extra virgin olive oil *I use grapeseed or olive oil to cook with *I don’t deep fry *feel free to substitute. I do *have fun in the kitchen *encourage others to as well


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