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City warns derelict building owners THE CITY of Terrace is putting its foot down on three local building owners with properties deemed dangerous and unsightly. Owners of three properties on Little Ave. — 4450, 4440, and Terrace’s first hospital at 4520 — have each recently received a letter from the city demanding they make plans to shape up their buildings and properties. After public complaints, some of which have accumulated over the years, it is not the first time the city has intervened over safety and appearance issues — the letters received by owners last week

mean the city is closer to reaching grounds to begin a demolition order process if action isn’t taken soon, said staff. “These last letters that were sent are really an ultimatum,” said city planner David Block, noting that applies more to 4450 and 4440 Little Ave. “The one farther west (4520) hasn’t had quite as bad a history.” But there are issues with the three nonetheless, he said. “They’re falling apart,” said Block. “At least some of the portions of the buildings on each property are sitting vacant and

unused.” Over the years, neighbouring residents to the properties have made valid complaints to the city, he added. “They’re unsightly, the yard areas aren’t getting maintained ... they’ve been boarded up, but some of that boarding has been removed,” said Block. “It’s almost a surprise that with evidence of people breaking in and sheltering or hanging out in the properties that they haven’t had fires in them.” Stray animals taking residence in the buildings is also an issue.

Letters were received by owners last week. “As your property may be adversely influencing the property values of other properties in the vicinity, it is perceived your building is a nuisance,” said a letter sent to owners of the three properties. “Buildings appear to be degenerating with no apparent plans in place to reconstruct or demolish the structures.” The letter further encouraged demolition to happen as soon as possible if that’s the intent — owners of 4520 Little Ave. demolished part of their building

after taking out a permit earlier this year. “At this time the City of Terrace requests that you present a proposal of your intended use of the property and the structures currently there with a timeline for that development,” said the letter. The deadline for such a response is August 30. Block explained that if action isn’t taken, there may be grounds for the city to begin the demolition order process on certain buildings — which would require a vote by council to proceed.

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Protestors rally for dog’s transfer


■ Scarecrow sculptor GABE BOHLE (4) shows off Harem Scare ’em, his entry into this year’s scarecrow contest at the Farmer’s Market Appreciation Day, Saturday, Aug. 11. The whole family helped build the six-foot-tall creation. Gabe added the finishing touches by painting its face.

A DRIVE to get a dog moved to better living conditions took to the boardroom as supporters rallied to make their voices heard at the regional district meeting Aug. 10. Dog owner Paul MacNeil asked the regional district board to let his German shepherd Cain be moved from the Thornhill animal shelter to the Kitimat Humane Society where he and his supporters believe the canine would have better care until its trial day in December. He explained that Cain bit a child when cornered after being chased down the street by children with hockey sticks and three diesel trucks. The child’s skin wasn’t broken, he wasn’t taken to the hospital, didn’t have a bandaid put on and later on that same day was playing in his backyard, said MacNeil. “He did bite [the child and I’m not excusing that] but the Thornhill pound is not the place for a dog to be for a long time,” said MacNeil, adding he didn’t want to debate the case but just wanted his dog moved to the Kitimat shelter. Cain is in a four foot by 10 foot kennel and he’s an 85 pound German shepherd, said MacNeil. “I’m not allowed to see my dog on my terms,” he said. The Thornhill animal shelter is open from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and he works from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.,

he explained, adding that Cain passed an assessment for his temperament that was videotaped by dog trainer Kelly Ruff. Phyllis Gregg of Kitimat, who came up to help support MacNeil, said the Kitimat Humane Society was willing to take the dog and work with it as it had a lot of success rehabilitating dogs and would sign papers saying it would take full responsibility for the canine. If provincial court doesn’t order the dog destroyed, Cain can have a second chance and go to one of the German shepherd rescue groups that the shelter works with, she said. The group can then find the dog a suitable home, she added. Earlier in the day, regional district bylaw enforcement officer Murray Daly confirmed the dog was seized in April and said bylaw was seeking a destruction order for the dog. Daly didn’t want to speak about specifics of the case but did comment on the shelter keeping Cain. “I will say the dog is in our possession and until we’re ordered to do so by a judge, it’s not leaving our possession,” he said. “The dog is not being treated inhumanely,” he added, saying Cain was being fed and watered. “It receives all the treatment it would probably get at the Kitimat shelter.”

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Take a look at some of the highlights of Riverboat Days \COMMUNITY A17

The northwest’s jobless rate is the highest in B.C.

Roller derby players amp up their skill set with former Terrace resident \SPORTS A27




Wednesday, August 15, 2012 Terrace Standard

A Statement from Enbridge

The Facts On Pipelines Enbridge operates the largest and most complex liquids pipeline system in the world. We’re proud of what we do—helping to provide reliable energy to many millions of people across North America every single day. Over the last decade alone, we’ve transported nearly 12 billion barrels of crude oil with a safe delivery record better than 99.999 per cent. That’s good but, for us, it’s not good enough. Any incident tells us that we must do even better. We will never stop striving for 100 per cent. Operating a complex pipeline system is by its nature a challenging business. This is not new. Enbridge employees have successfully met these challenges for over 60 years—by placing safety at the heart of our operations. We constantly strive to do better. Particularly when it comes to the integrity and viability of our pipelines—which is, and must always be, our number one concern. Pipeline safety has been much in the news lately, and so it’s important to give the issue some context— to look beyond the latest headline and recognize the outstanding long-term safety record of this important energy delivery system. In fact, decades of experience have shown that pipelines are by far the safest, most efficient method of transporting large volumes of oil. Historically, pipelines have had the least amount of releases of any mode of oil transportation. As a result of strenuous efforts within our industry, releases have actually decreased over the past decade—both in terms of the number of releases and the amount of product released. Our goal at Enbridge is—and will continue to be—the prevention of all spills. In 2011 alone we invested about $400 million to ensure the safety and integrity of our system, and that amount is set to increase substantially—to more than $800 million—in 2012. Over the past two years we have doubled the number of staff dedicated to leak detection and pipeline control systems, and substantially strengthened our focus on the tools, technologies and strategies to ensure the fitness of our pipelines. This is not new, but rather part of an ongoing effort to be the best in the business. In the past decade we’ve invested more than $3 billion in safety, integrity and new technology—and we’re planning more investment going forward. We continually evaluate the condition of our pipeline system to ensure long-term reliability and integrity. Enbridge is a Canadian success story, with a hard-earned reputation as a responsible corporate citizen. In a rapidly changing world we will continue to build on that foundation by continuing to adhere to a strong set of core values that reflect what is truly important to us as a company: the safe transportation of energy that millions of people rely on in their daily lives.

Pat Daniel Chief Executive Officer

Al Monaco President


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Legion, soccer lose major supporter A MAN well-known for his commitment to the community, the local legion and the game of soccer is being fondly remembered after his sudden death. Les Sinnott, 59, died after his vehicle went off Hwy 16 near the east entrance to the city in the afternoon of Aug. 4. Sinnott was said to be “in medical distress� when emergency services arrived and was pronounced dead at the hospital. An avid and prominent legion member, he was a very big asset to the branch, said legion member Charlie Meek. “He was just a terrific person to be around,� said Meek. Sinnott was a “gentleman, a kind person, definitely a loving husband, father, grandfather.� “He appreciated life and valued life,� said Meek. “He enjoyed what he was doing and enjoyed being part of the community of Terrace.� “We lost a good friend and lost a good colleague. He’ll be real-

ly, really, sadly missed, not just by his family and friends but [also] by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch,� said Meek. At the legion, Sinnott was an associate member and helped out wherever he could. He was president in 2008 for two years, moving to past president and was treasurer for this year; his wife Debbie is the current legion president. He was born in Liverpool, England in 1952 and moved with his family to West Vancouver in 1965. He met his wife Debbie in 1977 and they were married in 1981. He joined BC Tel, the former name of Telus, in 1978. He and his family moved to Terrace in 2000 where he continued to work for Telus and retired in 2009. Dallis Winsor, a legion director, said on every Remembrance Day Sinnott was the “stolid and articulate voice of the legion at associated ceremonies.� He and his wife were

quick to help with legion projects. “I remember telling Deb then that I thought she and Les were the glue that held the Legion in Terrace together,� said Winsor. Terrace Youth Soccer Association president Bill Warcup said Sinnott always helped out with any issues or problems with his vast knowledge of the game. He said Sinnott will be “sadly missed in the community. He was always involved with everything, always involved in any kind of sport and anything that needed doing, he did it.� Sinnott was the district soccer rep and chair of the 2004 Boys B Provincial Cup for, played at Christy Park in Terrace. Sinnott wanted to put in a bid to bring the girls provincial soccer championship here for 2008, which was postponed. Soccer coaches here are carrying on those efforts. The BC Soccer Association posted a page in memory of Sinnott, who


LES SINNOTT, left, with Bill McRae and fellow legion member Peter Crompton, right. was first vice-president of B.C. soccer, calling him a “true friend and tireless supporter of our sport.� Sinnott was a BC Soccer Board leader since 2003, including being youth vice-president, chair of the governance committee from 2006, and first vicepresident as of 2009.

He was a regular B.C. board rep at provincial championships throughout the province, and was also the tireless “face of BC Soccer� throughout northern B.C. As a member of the Canadian Soccer Association Governance Committee since 2008, he contributed to soccer

nationally as the soccer association developed its governance initiatives, which redefined how soccer is being led for the next decade in the nation. The BC Soccer Association sent some of its representatives to Sinnott’s funeral service here earlier this week at Knox United Church

and plans to hold a reception later this month to honour him. At his service, local legion member Peter Crompton did the legion tribute to Sinnott. The legion tribute can be quite moving, said Meek, adding that part of the tribute is laying a red maple leaf on the casket.

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Trained Early Childhood Educators provide care for children aged 30 months to school age (can include Kindergarten aged children). There must be at least one Early Childhood Educator for every a group of 8 children; or, 1 Early Childhood Educator and 1 Early Childhood Educator Assistant for a group of 16 children; or, 1 Early Childhood Educator and 2 Early Childhood Educator Assistants for a group of 25 children.

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FAMILY CHILD CARE - is a facility operated out of a personal residence by a Responsible Adult to no more than 7 children, newborn to 12 years of age.

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children who are at least 18 months old and have not entered grade one, for no more than 40 hours in a calendar month. If there are any children between 18 months and 36 months of age, there must by a Responsible Adult for each group of 4 children (up to 16 children in care at one time). If no children are under 36 months of age, then there must be a Responsible Adult for each group of 8 children (up to 20 children in care at one time).

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Supporting Terrace’s children. Queries or concerns about your child’s development? CDC provides free assessment, therapy and support for all Terrace’s children including speech, occupational and physiotherapy. For more information, call the CDC at

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Nature walk

A closer look at Ferry Island By Samantha Garvey

MANY RESIDENTS of Thornhill and Terrace make the Hwy16 drive past Ferry Island everyday. The 150-acre municipal park and campground is tucked between a fork in the Skeena River on Terrace’s southeast side – popular to visitors and residents for its trails, worldclass fishing off its banks, camping and more. It’s home to a rich and diverse ecosystem, with intricacies that some may be unaware of. But Riverboat Days 2012 included the Ferry Island Interpretive Walk where Terrace city councillor Brian Downie, who has 33 years of experience working in the forestry sector and Richard Krupop, who is currently working with forestry and has been for more than 25 years, led a tour of the island providing a look at the natural surroundings of the area through a different lens. Krupop and Downie, pictured at the bottom left of this page, explain: The island itself is static. Like most islands off the Skeena it will build up and break down over time. The island’s centre resembles a dense, shaded jungle. First to grow on the island was brush like Devil’s Club, which loves the sunlight and will reach up towards it. Next the coniferous trees, like Cottonwood and Birch and Alders, have grown together to create a canopy approximately 30 metres high. At their base are the deciduous Spruce, Cedars, Pine and Hemlocks which form the second, shorter wave of growth. On Ferry Island, street art makes way for tree art. The deciduous Cottonwood trees are covered with a thick soft bark; hikers and walkers on the island will come across several faces carved into them by local artist Rick Goyette. The ground is a utopia for growing. Because the island often floods, the silt from the river sits along the forest floor. The level of flooding this past spring can be seen by the level of silt found on some of the trees’ bases. The fallen leaves from the deciduous trees form a compost creating excellent soil for the diverse greenery on

the island. Because of this, many of the trees are much larger than average including the Red Alder tree (top right). Red Alder and Birch are very popular for producing furniture, but in the northwest they are not common enough to be logged. Nurse stumps are evidence of the early logging that took place on the island. However, the stumps are teeming with life, with moss, ferns and even some smaller Mountain Ash trees growing out their surfaces. At the south side of Ferry Island is an inlet of water called a back channel (top left). When the river rises, this channel fills, creating another ecosystem for fish to escape the high water. When the river is low, hikers and animals alike gain access to the smaller island by foot. Horse tails are long stiff shoots that grow straight up and look similar to onions. They are the oldest type of plant that can be found here. Finally, visitors to the island must notice the abundance of berries and flowers, edible and inedible (bottom right). Most common is the thimbleberry. A centimetre across, its juicy tart berry ripens in late summer and makes great jam. More edible berries and jam-makers include the Saskatoon and Salmon berries. The Osier Dogwood is a relation to B.C.’s provincial flower but it’s white berries, soon to turn red, are inedible. Also inedible are Mountain Ash and Elder berries but birds and bears find them to be a treat and Moose eat their woody stems as an important part of their winter diet. Common on the island are invasive species, not native to the land. The tansy and the purple Irish thistle are a couple of examples. However, the purple fireweed is natural to the land and is very sweet, even sweeter when it’s younger. As Downie and Krupop led the way, they couldn’t help but stop and admire the abundance of life that overflows Ferry Island. Constantly finishing each other’s sentences, their knowledge and passion for the natural beauty of their home land was easily shared with eager participants.

HIKERS AND walkers on the island will come across several faces carved into the thick bark of the red oak trees by artist Rick Goyette. THE ISLAND is home to many edible and inedible berries. The red thimble berry, top left, is edible. The Irish thistle, bottom left, is an invasive species. The flowering dogwood, pictured here top right with white berries, is not edible and will turn red later in the season. The purple fireweed below it is very sweet and can also make wine.



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Forums If the City of Terrace had a budget-season chorus line, it would be, “We wish there was more money to go around.” Take community grants, which are scrupulously inspected yearly prior to the purse being closed with some groups left wanting. Still, organizations, community groups, volunteers and so on, approach council in the post-budget season asking for financial boosts. But there’s a limited honey pot from which to draw. The account for discretionary spending on things such as community requests after budget season holds $11,200 in it. Of that amount, the city plans to spend $7,000 on a forum it is hosting this fall, leaving $4,200 remaining with which council can help community groups in need and pay for unexpected expenses, like travel. But recently, it came to light that the city had $15,000 left over from a municipal training workshop that was held last November — when it decided to spend $10,000 of that on nine touch-screen tablets. As the money was collected through industry sponsors and forum fees charged, the city’s rationale for spending the money is there was no cost to taxpayers for the tablets. But there is. Taxpayers are covering the coming city-hosted forum. Money left over from one event could go towards paying for the next. If it did, more would be left for community groups, which make this city a more vibrant place to live. ESTABLISHED APRIL 27, 1988

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lberta’s Distracted Driving Law has ended the tradition of farm kids learning to drive perched on Dad’s lap and steering a small tractor while Dad pushes the clutch and shifts the gears. My siblings and I learned to drive on an 8N Ford doing small jobs around the farm yard in second or third gear until we were experienced enough to travel farther afield. Besides learning to steer, while navigating the Ford we got the hang of clutching smoothly so we didn’t grind the gears, using hand turn signals when travelling a road or highway, and behaving safely and sensibly whether driving or riding. The grey Ford was a nifty workhorse with a top speed of 11.92 mph in fourth gear. We were restricted in fourth gear to a bump on the speed dial. When opening the throttle moved the lever close to nudging that bump – a speed that vibrated the fenders itching the hands of any passenger hanging on – we could settle for that speed or lose our driving privileges. None of us wanted to be banished from the Ford’s seat of power. Turning the key


$60.48 (+$7.26 HST)=67.74 per year; Seniors $53.30 (+6.40 HST)=59.70 Out of Province $68.13 (+$8.18 HST)=76.31 Outside of Canada (6 months) $164.00(+19.68 HST)=183.68 Serving the Terrace and Thornhill area. Published on Wednesday of each week at 3210 Clinton Street, Terrace, British Columbia, V8G 5R2. Stories, photographs, illustrations, designs and typestyles in the Terrace Standard are the property of the copyright holders, including Black Press Ltd., its illustration repro services and advertising agencies. Reproduction in whole or in part, without written permission, is specifically prohibited. Authorized as second-class mail pending the Post Office Department, for payment of postage in cash. This Terrace Standard is a member of the British Columbia Press Council, a self-regulatory

CLAUDETTE SANDECKI in the ignition was a treat as well as a serious responsibility, even without a passenger or two standing with one foot on a running board, the other braced on the housing or rear axle. We drove the Ford choring around the farm, cultivating the small field of potatoes, planting shelterbelt trees, hauling out manure from the barns in winter, herding beef stock to summer pasture in the spring. With it we mowed, raked hay, pulled hayracks along while Dad pitched bales aboard, or distributing new posts and collecting old posts when Dad repaired fences.


– personal grooming. The law does allow such activities as talking to passengers, smoking, eating a snack or drinking. The fine for ignoring the law is $172. Drivers that exhibit what is deemed to be more serious or risky behaviors could be charged with ‘driving carelessly’ under the Traffic Safety Act. The penalty for the existing ‘driving carelessly’ offence carries six demerit points and a fine of $402. If a driver does commit a moving violation while engaged in one of these activities or any other deemed as a distraction, they could receive two tickets – one for distracted driving, and one for the moving violation. It also states that a driver cannot have a person occupying the front seat in a way that may impede the driver. So long as my brother displays an orange triangular Slow Moving sign on the back of the Ford he can legally drive it along city streets, but no longer can he have his grandson sitting on his lap, as that would be deemed a distraction to his own driving. Once again laws designed to curb idiots shortchanges the innocent.




For 20 years the Ford sat stored in a quonset so that today it is in almost mint condition. Its toolbox even holds two original wrenches with handles calibrated to measure gas left in the tank. My brother in Edmonton was teaching his 8-year-old grandson to drive the Ford down the back alley and along a quiet residential cul-de-sac before the law came into effect September 1, 2011. The law is government’s attempt to encourage drivers to focus on driving as opposed to applying makeup, watching movies, or eating corn flakes from a bowl in one hand with a spoon in the other. Specifically, the law restricts drivers from: – using hand-held cell phones – texting or e-mailing – using electronic devices like laptop computers, video games, cameras, video entertainment displays and programming portable audio players (e.g., MP3 players) – entering information on GPS units – reading printed materials in the vehicle – writing, printing or sketching, and


body go governing the province’s newspaper industry. The council considers complaints from the public about the conduct of member newspapers. Directors oversee the mediation of complaints, with input from both the newspaper and the complaint holder. If talking with the editor or publisher does not resolve your complaint about coverage or story treatment, you may contact the B.C. Press Council. Your written concern, with documentation, should be sent within 45 days to The B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby St., Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to

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The Mail Bag Budget officer is on the money Dear Sir: Say one thing, do another has been a long-standing practice of Canadian governments. Saying one thing and then doing something else entirely is even more popular than the second favorite procedure – addressing a problem by doing something that creates the impression, or perhaps illusion, that you are doing something about it, but in fact you are not and never really intended to. Federal Liberal governments in our recent history have done more than anyone in history to turn people off of political engagement through the over use of both of these tactics. Political observers know that a low voter turnout favours the incumbent, so why shouldn’t the party

in power try to disillusion the voters? That would just be good business. The result of this has been the creation of a deep cynicism in the Canadian electorate. And who can blame us? The Liberals could certainly talk the talk at election time. But they weren’t fooling any one; they would campaign like the NDP and then govern like the Tories. Most definitely the Liberals are as guilty as a puppy sitting next to pile of poo when it comes to the old policy switcheroo. (Remember Jean Chretien’s promise to “replace” the GST? Whoops!) But once again I am forced to admit that no matter how scummy their moral pit of putrescence became, the Liberals have got nothing on Steven

Harper on this score. What makes Harper so special is that he and his marionettes on his side of the house will say that the sky is yellow and it always has been if it suits them. And if you don’t think the sky is yellow too, it’s because you’re some kind of foreign-funded, job-killing radical. Consider the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO), Kevin Page. By all accounts a serious-minded man intent on accomplishing his mission. The office was created by Stephen Harper, and a good thing too because it is needed. Straight from the Government: “The mandate of the Parliamentary Budget Officer is to provide independent analysis to

Parliament on the state of the nation’s finances, the government’s estimates and trends in the Canadian economy; and upon request from a committee or parliamentarian, to estimate the financial cost of any proposal for matters over which Parliament has jurisdiction.” Very recently Mr. Page requested information from 84 Federal Government departments so he could do some independent analysis of the impact of the Government’s 5.2 billion dollar cuts. This is the kind of thing that could be good to know. Are those cuts actually going to result in savings, or are they going to cost money?

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Private sector trouble equals public sector strife Dear Sir: The barbarians are at the gates of their own demise after digging holes for resources all the way to China, leaving Canadians in poverty and an impotent service sector with bodies like Telus, B.C. Hydro and MHR Welfare Disability. As a disabled person, I’ve learned over the years what so many people are now learning. When the private sector gets in trouble, the

public sector blows you off. Last winter, I was threatened with Telus disconnection, owing $200. By May, I had paid it down to $60 when I was disconnected. I’ve since learned that that’s the general trend – 30 years a good customer but one late payment and you’re cut off. Being on a fixed income, I was broke until my next MHR cheque. Without phone services, it’s hard

to make doctor’s appointments and get medication refills. I paid the bill off and was reconnected in June. But in mid-June I was disconnected again because Telus didn’t make the connection properly. Apparently they do that – or don’t do that – a lot. When I got my next bill, it was after July 1 and I had to make payment before July 8 or face a pen-

alty. The bill, after all this, is $106, which is for reconnection and basic service. Some guy outside of the country takes inquiries, highlighting the outsourcing problem. There’s so much blarney and hubris, you might as well have dialed ‘M’ for madness, the current menu idiosyncrasies of phone-talk. MHR was paying my Hydro bill direct out of my cheque. It was

something like $65 per month. The year-end adjustment meant I owed $445. They also promised to disconnect me should I fail to comply. With the assistance of MHR, my monthly payment went from $91 to $105 and the total went to $139.33 to take care of the overdraft for one year included. This money comes out of my monthly cheque.

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MLA taxpayer-funded pension plans need reform


ith just months until the next provincial election, the lifeboats are starting to fill up as MLAs of both political persuasions look to leave the ship of state. That means one thing: millions of dollars in pension payouts. Pension payouts that are primarily funded by taxpayers and taxpayer dollars. Dave Hayer is one of the more recent Liberal MLAs to announce he won’t seek re-election next May. He will be retiring after 12 years of elected life. The Surrey-Tynehead MLA served for a few years as a parliamentary secretary, inflating his best three years of earnings – the cornerstone of a pension calculation. Hayer’s annual pension will likely start with $47,600 at age 65. This will be increasing every year to more than $62,900 annually, should he live to be 80 years old. That works out to a lifetime

pension of about $824,000. On the other side of the aisle, retiring Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge’s Michael Sather should start with a pension of $28,500 after eight years as an opposition NDP MLA. His lifetime total will come in slightly under half a million dollars. Former Attorney General Barry Penner resigned his seat last year after 15 years as an MLA – he will start his retirement at age 65 with an annual pension of more than $78,500. His lifetime total will exceed $1.35 million. Kamloops B.C. Liberal MLA Kevin Krueger’s pension, by virtue of his two extra years in office, is even larger. Krueger’s first year pension payout is likely to be $87,700. This will be increasing every year to more than $115,700 annually at age 80. That’s a lifetime pension of about $1.5 million. Ironically, Krueger and Penner were two of the B.C. Liberal candidates who ran against gold-



plated MLA pensions in the 1996 election. Even though the Liberals lost, the NDP changed the pension rules to make it a much fairer system. Unfortunately for taxpayers, Premier Gordon Campbell took MLAs back to the gold-plated system in 2007.

He even allowed MLAs to buy back benefits to the richer plan for the years they served from 1996 to 2007. The extent of that buyback is still shrouded in mystery, and the government has refused to issue a list of MLAs who bought back into the richer plan. We do know buybacks cost taxpayers more than $20.9 million. Pension experts tell us that MLAs would be crazy – or incredibly principled – not to have bought back those years. And indeed we have heard officially of any MLA not buying back in. Premier Christy Clark bought back her missing years, confirming that fact last year. Media outlets interviewing retiring MLAs would be welladvised to ask politicians if they bought back into the bigger, predominantly taxpayer-funded pension. Under the current pension plan, taxpayers contribute $4 for every $1 a politician puts in. Retiring MLAs too young to

start collecting their pensions immediately are eligible for up to 15 months of salary after they leave office. If an MLA gets a job before the end of the 15 month period, the assistance is terminated. But if that job has an annual salary below $101,859, the taxpayer is on the hook for the difference. They can also claim an educational grant of $9,000. No one is saying politicians shouldn’t have a pension, but MLA pensions should reflect the real world and go back to the 1996 NDP model – invested in a group RRSP and matched dollar for dollar by the taxpayer. That’s a competitive pension package, and fair for both the MLA and taxpayers. Jordan Bateman is the British Columbia Director for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. He previously worked for the Langley Advance newspaper and spent six years as an elected Township Councillor in Langley, B.C.



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The Mail Bag It’s both a private and public issue From Page A7


ONCE THE Red Cross Hospital, attached buildings on 4520 Little Ave. are in a state of disrepair. The photo above was taken in April 2012. The left-hand side of the structure has a municipal demolition permit taken out early this year, but as of last week most of the structure was still standing.

The worker asked, “Is that okay?” I said, “Beats freezing in the dark.” The provincial government hasn’t given disabled people an increase in so long, nobody knows. Christie Clark is the patron saint of just saying, “No!’ when it comes to improving our

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Overhaul buildings, says city “It’s private property,” said Block, noting the difficulty of starting such a process. “(Building or property issues) have to run a long course and show a long history of the property owners not being responsible ... citizens to the point where it’s become a long-time nuisance.” This round of letters was sent under the city’s nuisance bylaw with a section that deals with untidy and unsightly properties. “That’s definitely one that there’s little or no compliance with,” said Block, adding a vacant property doesn’t necessarily mean a concerning one. Buildings that are secure, kept up, don’t pose hazards and are maintained or supervised are okay, he said. The buildings were each subject to a walkthrough inspection prior to letters being sent to owners. Terrace’s Fire Chief John Klie was in attendance, along with city building inspectors, electrical inspectors and senior city staff. “They need work,” said Klie after the walk through. “There are some fire hazards there and I guess the ques-

tion is: Could they be fixed?” Now, the city is awaiting a response from property owners. Block said options for owners include refurbishing and getting buildings back in to usable condition, demolishing the buildings, or maintaining and securing them as empty. “But the question I think on one or two (of the buildings) is: Is there even any point in them being maintained as an empty building?” said Block, noting it would also take a great deal of time and money to bring things up to code at a level that’s suitable for occupation. But the owner of 4450 Little Ave., George Vogel, has a different perspective about the buildings. “Every single one of them is heritage,” said Vogel. Vogel said he has put a substantial amount of money and time into renovating his building’s interior. It has a new roof, he said, renovations indoors are underway, and too much money has been invested at this point to think of tearing it down.

“Every day I wake up and work on something,” he said, adding he wants to talk more with the city before making a decision. Lloyd Wittkowski, owner of 4440 Little Ave., said he does not favour selling or tearing down his building. “I paid too much to have it torn down,” he said, adding he is waiting for money to become available to continue apartment complex plans he submitted to the city years ago for a permit that has since expired. He said he also has other property he is working on too. “I can only do so much,” he said. “I don’t have that deep of pockets. “What’s up with the city?” “How can they give you a permit to fix it up and then turn around and threaten you with demolition?” Co-owner of 4520 Little Ave., Wayne Kirby, said he plans to tear the building down on his property. “Part of it’s coming down and I’m going to try and sell the property,” he said. “The building itself, there’s not much left of the old buildings.”


THE PROPERTY and building at 4440 Little Ave. was once an apartment complex before it became vacant and was boarded up.


From Page A7 Or as a result of the cuts, what are we not going to be doing, and what is cost of not doing it? It isn’t rocket surgery – if you run equipment and decide to save money by cutting your maintenance program you will save money for a minute or two, but you’re going to be out of business pretty quick. Sixty-six of the departments Page has requested documents from have refused to cooperate with the PBO. John Baird (marionette extraordinaire) stood in the House and told us that the PBO had overstepped his mandate. How so? He is trying to do the job that the Government said they wanted him to do, but now it turns out


they don’t really want us to know what is actually going to happen to the money after all this budget mess. They don’t want us to know the facts. That way it is easier for them to continue presenting their own made up version of the facts that will support their decisions. Independent analysis provides you with the facts. Facts are what you need to make decisions; fact-based decisions. If what you really want to be able to do is make decision-based facts, you need to prevent independent analysis. Kevin Page may not be Genie, but he is out of the bottle by Harper’s own hand. Go Kevin Go! Dave Menzies, Terrace, B.C.


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THIS BUILDING and property, at 4450 Little Ave., is one of three that the city is demanding be shaped up. It was once used as an officer’s headquarters and mess during the Second World War.

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Diver still missing after search AT THE end of last week, there was still no sign of a man who went missing in the Skeena River after diving in earlier this month. Terrace Search and Rescue and Terrace Water Rescue spent nearly three days combing the river for the body of Alvin Clayton, whose friends called police at about 7:42 p.m. Aug. 5, said search and rescue member Dwayne Sheppard. Swiftwater technicians from the water rescue team used poles to probe the area and used both the Hummingbird boat sonar and their Kongsburg drop sonar to search the 30-foot-deep pool, said Sheppard. A crew also searched the surface of the water downstream, he added. Water rescue crews worked into the dark but were unsuccessful, he said. They renewed their efforts at 6 a.m. Aug. 6 to search the places where the missing man could be. Keeping the swiftwater crews in dry suits hydrated was a safety

concern during the day as temperatures rose to 29 degrees Celsius, said Sheppard. Team members cooled off by rotating shifts in the water to conduct in-water search operations. The main area where Alvin Clayton entered the water was extensively searched with different underwater cameras, sonars and with probe poles, said Sheppard. During the in-water operations, swiftwater rescue technicians searched debris strainers, backeddys and other catchment areas downstream of the point where Clayton went into the water. Police noted that while water levels had dropped in recent weeks, the Skeena River was still running very fast with strong undertows. First Nations crews joined in the search and looked further downstream but hadn’t found anything by the end of last week. Although the official search was concluded,

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Thief beats, robs older man in his home TERRACE RCMP are looking for the person responsible for beating and robbing a 72-yearold man. At about 5 p.m. Aug. 6, a short white male in his early 30s entered a home on Larch Avenue in Thornhill, beat the man, stole his wallet and cell phone and fled in a green SUV or station wagon, said Terrace RCMP. This was the second robbery in Thornhill in as many days, said police. On Aug. 5 around 1:15, a native male, brandishing a knife, entered a property on Mark Ave. and stole the owner’s bicycle, reported police. A 17-year-old male was located, arrested and will appear in court on Oct. 16, said police. And Terrace RCMP and the police dog found a man on Shames Mountain. The 20-year-old Prince Rupert man was safe in hospital after being rescued Aug. 8. At about noon that day, someone reported seeing a male, who appeared to be confused, walking along Shames Mountain Road half dressed and without any shoes before disappearing into the forest, said police. The RCMP police dog unit and Terrace Ground Search and Rescue began searching and a helicopter was sent out to the area, said police. Shortly before 4 p.m., police dog Toma and his handler Cpl. Rob Budvarson found the man, who has a history of mental illness, and he was taken to hospital for treatment of minor injuries, said police. It was believed that he had spent at least one

night on the mountain, said police. Local police had plenty to do on the first four days of Riverboat Days as the detachment received more calls than at last year’s event. Terrace RCMP In-

spector Dana Hart reported that his officers dealt with 233 files, a 28 per cent increase compared to last year. “Friday and Saturday (Aug. 3 and 4) we added extra officers, including the Crime Reduction

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Northwest jobless rate highest in B.C. NORTHWEST BC has the highest unemployment rate in the province, according to stats released on August 10 by the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation, and it is the only region in BC in double digits. The unemployment rate for the North Coast and Nechako region, which covers just west of Vanderhoof to Haida Gwaii, was 11.9 per cent this July. That number was down slightly from the 12.2 per cent in June but is the third highest rate this year.

When compared to last July's 7.7 per cent unemployment figure, the number is up 4.2 per cent. For the first six months of 2012 the average unemployment rate in the region was 11.9 per cent compared to 8.2 per cent for the first six months of 2011. In terms of the number of people employed, that figure has fallen from 44,300 last July to 38,400, a loss of 5,900 employed people in the northwest, while 500 jobs were lost from June to July. So far this year the number of people em-

ployed in the region is down 7.9 per cent while provincially the figure has risen 1.9 per cent. “We will have our team take a much closer look at the North Coast and Nechako region to see where this is occurring and how we can address it...We know that the loss of jobs is not actually the case with what is happening in Kitimat and with the port activity in Prince Rupert. I was in Terrace recently and didn't see this as the case,” said minister Pat Bell, noting that the size of the region makes it difficult

to pinpoint where the job loss and high unemployment is occurring. “It is a cause for concern, particularly given the level of economic activity that is taking place in the region.” The next highest unemployment rate is in the Cariboo, which has an unemployment rate of 8.1 per cent, followed by the Kootenay region at 6.8 per cent. The lowest unemployment rate in the province was in the northeast, with an unemployment rate of 4.3 per cent,. The provincial number is at 6.9

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Dog owner urges board to approve his canine’s move Commenting on the size of Cain’s current kennel, Daly said that Cain’s kennel is an inside and outside kennel and Cain does go outside into “a small containment area.” “It’s a vicious dog in there (shelter) for obvious reasons,” he said, adding that for safety reasons, staff wasn’t going to take it out, let it run loose or take it for a walk. There were witness reports and the police report as to what happened and the dog fell under the criteria of the regional district bylaws and Community Charter to hold him. An assessment on the dog has been done but since the case is before the courts, Daly couldn’t go into detail. The owner hasn’t been denied visitation and has been instructed about the steps he needs to take to see the dog, said Daly. “We don’t want him [just] showing up at the shelter,” said Daly, adding it’s a legal matter so certain protocols are in place. Kelly Ruff, owner of Diamonds in the Ruff Canine Training, said she assessed Cain and videotaped it. She said Daly and Stacey Kennedy, animal control officer of the Thornhill Animal Shelter watched the assessment; she offered them a copy of her videotape but they declined it. While not going into specifics of what she learned from the assessment, she said MacNeil indicated he would agree to her findings. “He told me if I went into an assessment and I felt the dog was aggressive, he would put the dog down,” said Ruff. The behaviour dogs show when they’re in kennels for a long time depends on the individual animal, she said. “Generally, you see increased barking. You can see increased aggression,” she said, adding dogs protect the area they’re in and the smaller the area the more fiercely they protect it. Some dogs will become depressed, and can have health issues with weight gain if they don’t get exercise, she said.


some point because that dog can’t stand being there any longer, she added. “You know how you react to any amount of time at a kennel so think of the dog in there,” she said about the constant barking and how it can be bothersome. She added that every pound or shelter isn’t the same; some are set up for long term care and others aren’t. After his presentation to the regional district board, MacNeil walked outside with his arms in the air as in victory. He told his supporters he felt “really good” about how it went.


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If a dog in a kennel gets a significant amount of exercise it can use up its excess energy, which otherwise can turn into problems if not used it up. And it’s not only about exercising the body, it’s also about exercising the dog’s mind, she said. For example, herding dogs like Cain are thinking dogs and they have to have interaction and things to think about, she said. “Dogs are pack animals. When you have one basically in solitary confinement, it’s not part of their genetic makeup,” she said. A lot of times, shelter staff have to euthanize an animal at

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QUAD DRIVERS are being reminded that they shouldn’t drink and drive. The West Pacific Region Traffic Services, also known as the highway patrol, showed one quad operator the consequences of driving while impaired after he was caught in Thornhill Aug. 7, reported police Aug. 8. Officers patrolling on Old Lakelse Lake Road attempted to stop the quad, which was on the highway, said police. The quad fled into a nearby gravel pit and overturned, at which time the 38-year-old Thornhill driver, who was not injured, was issued a 90 day driving suspension for alcohol, fined nearly $1,000 and had his quad impounded for 30 days, said police. Numerous complaints of quads driving on roadways in the Thornhill area have been reported to Terrace RCMP and it’s hoped






















Police slap quad driver with hefty fine this incident will send a message that this type of behaviour will not be tolerated, said police. And quad drivers are reminded that they are not allowed to drive on the road. Sgt. Pamela Scott, who’s in charge of the highway patrol here, said “...quads or ATVs can’t operate on a roadway unless they have a special permit.” The Motor Vehicle All Terrain Act Section 4 (1) (a) also states that: “A person must not operate an all-terrain vehicle in a careless, reckless or negligent manner so as to endanger or cause injury or damage to a person [who can be the operator] or property of another.” The public is encouraged to report crimes or suspicious behaviour to local police at 250-638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1- 888-222-TIPS. TERRACE RCMP PHOTO

THE DRIVER of this quad was uninjured but received a huge fine and lost the vehicle for one month after driving it while impaired last week, according to the local highway patrol.



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Wildfire ignites near Terrace By SAMANTHA GARVEY A WILDFIRE east of Terrace flared up last week, drawing firefighting efforts to extinguish the blaze. As of Aug. 11, firefighters worked on a wildfire that grew in size to about one hectare and burned close to the 10-kilometre mark along Copper River Road, reported the Northwest Fire Centre Aug. 10.

At first, crews could not reach the lightningcaused fire. “The issue with this fire is that it’s burning in steep, inaccessible terrain,” said Lindsay Carnes, information officer at the Northwest Fire Centre, of the fire before it grew. The fire’s proximity to the city, approximately 12 kilometres, would usually have called for a full response, but all crews could do at first was monitor it.

“Where it is now, it would not be safe for our crews,” said Carnes of the fire initially, adding that fires typically grow uphill. “If it makes its way up to a flatter area, then we would put our crews in there so that the fire wouldn’t extend,” she said. At the time, the fire was approximately one kilometre away from the hill’s plateau. Discovered Aug. 9, the fire was spot sized, 0.009 hectares or about

the size of a dining room table, and smoke could be seen from the Copper River Road. But by evening Aug. 10, crews moved in after the fire spread closer to the road, and grew to approximately one hectare in size. Eighteen fires started in total last week, all caused by lightning, but the majority were small, less than one hectare in size. The largest, 7.5 hectares, was being fought by firefighters

near Good Hope Lake, about 150 km north of Dease Lake. The Northwest Fire Centre officials have said with the recent lightning they expect more fires are burning that haven’t yet been located. The centre would like to remind the public that reporting fires or smoke is key to stopping wildfires before they grow out of control.


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■ On the scene TERRACE FIRE crews are on the scene of a blaze that broke out on the afternoon of Friday, August 10. The fire spanned two addresses, and while neither of the homeowners was there at the time, neighbours said it started with a shed at 4817 Davis Ave. and travelled to a greenhouse next door at 4815 Davis Ave. Neighbours called in the fire, who said crews were on scene within five minutes. Firefighters are investigating the cause.

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CLOCKWISE FROM above: Neisha Carpenter, 14-months-old, has a ball trying out the sidewalk chalk at the Youth Paint, Chalk and Print Art Event in George Little Park; Holly Woods and Toronto rock as Concerts in the Park headliners; Rozaline Mowatt, 2, lines up with some of the 15 participants in the Kiddies Parade at the park band shell. To her left is Makenna Ridler, 6, Emmalee, 8, and Ajalee Guno-Lazarre, 6; Edelu and Zenabwa Murtonen learn Tsimshian traditional cedar weaving at a workshop at Heritage Park Museum; Simone Klein is one of the Artists in Motion at Brolly Square; Wayne Braun, arrested for impersonating himself, waits to be bailed out at the Crime Stoppers Jail and Bail under the watchful eye of Terrace RCMP community policing officer Const. Angela Rabut. Jail and Bail raised $3,868 for Crime Stoppers.



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

COMMUNITY EVENTS AUGUST 16 – Fabulous Fibre Creations, a free afternoon of fibre art activities for children up to age eight with an adult, goes from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Elks Park on Agar. Hosted by Skeena Child Care Resource and Referral. For more details, 638-1113. AUGUST 19 – Free Band Together BC Sunday Cookout at the Lake features Kim Slater, who’s running across B.C. for a clean energy future. Hear her story and join in dialogue about energy solutions and the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline at the cookout from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Lakelse Lake picnic site (across from BC Parks office). Light refreshments provided. Everyone is welcome. For more details, call 604-698-7697 or bandtogetherBC@ AUGUST 19 – The third annual Kidney Walk for all ages goes from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Furlong campground. Walk to help promote organ donor awareness and to raise money to help improve the lives of those affected by kidney disease. Pledge forms at Canadian Tire or on the website Refreshments, hot dog barbecue, prizes, scavenger hunt, walk, run or paddle and much more. Everyone welcome. Donations accepted. AUGUST 19 – How to Research Local History Publications with local history librarian Owen Hewitt takes place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the library. This free workshop will teach how to research history and culture in local publications in the library, using the available books and resources. Open to everyone. Call the museum to register at 250-635-4546. AUGUST 20 TO 24 – The Pacific Northwest Music Festival still has room for several more participants in the Summer Arts Experience Music Theatre Camp, which runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for ages nine-years-old and older. Director is Katherine VanKampen, vocal adjudicator from this year’s music festival. For more information, please call Bonnie Juniper 250-635-9649. AUGUST 23 – Fabulous Fibre Creations, a free afternoon of fibre art activities for children up to age eight with an adult, goes from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at George Little Park. Hosted by Skeena Child Care Resource and Referral. For more details, 638-1113.

PSAs SUMMER READING CLUB is almost over! Hurry down to the library before all the fun ends. “True Story!” is the theme for Aug. 1318, and from Aug. 20-25, it’s “You Don’t Scare Me!” Come join in the free activities for every

age group...and make sure not to miss the big wrap-up party, Aug. 28 at 2 p.m.! New teen volunteers are welcome anytime. Interested youth aged 12-16 may come to the library and fill out a volunteer application form. For more information on Summer Reading Club 2012, please contact the Terrace Public Library at 250-638-8177, or visit us at www.terracelibrary. ca. TERRACE HOSPICE SOCIETY has placed penny jars at various local businesses around town. Please donate your loose change to help hospice. HERITAGE PARK MUSEUM hosts ongoing biweekly Seniors’ Teas: August 15, August 29. FOR THE MONTH of August, Northern Savings Credit Union is having a Back to School Clothing Drive for those in need. Please drop off clean and gently worn children’s clothing at the credit union Monday – Friday during regular working hours. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All donated items will be submitted weekly to the Terrace Anti-Poverty Group Society. THE SALVATION ARMY holds Toonie Wednesdays every first and third Wednesday of the month – all clothing is $2. All children’s clothing $2 or less is half price. KERMODEI OPTIMIST CLUB of Terrace meets on the 10th, 20th and 30th of every month at 7:30 p.m. at Cafenara. For more details, call Dallis at 635-5352 or 631-7766. NORTHERN BRAIN INJURY Support Group meets at 4 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of the month in the boardroom at the Terrace and District Community Services Society (3219 Eby St.). For more details, call Deb 1-866-979-4673. ROYAL PURPLE WELCOMES new members. For more details, call Alison 635-6673. PARK CENTRE OFFERS a variety of parenting education and support programs including Infant Massage, Nobody’s Perfect, So You Have the Blues (PPD/PPND Support), Parenting Plus!, Fathers Group, Building Healthier Babies, and Building Blocks. Stop in or phone for more information: 4465 Park Ave, 635-1830, or on Facebook (Programs of the Terrace Child Development Centre). KERMODE FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY’S Father’s Group would like to invite past, present and new participants to attend the weekly group meetings every Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the society satellite office (3242 Kalum St.). For more details, call 250-635-1476. PUBLIC




throughout the year. Classes run Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or Thursday evenings 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more info or register, call Park Centre at 250-635-1830. HEALTH ISSUES? HIGH blood pressure? High cholesterol? Do you suffer from a chronic disease like diabetes, arthritis or any cardiac condition? Healthy Terrace offers free group sessions on various topics. For more information call Alanna at Healthy Terrace, 615-5533. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETS Thursday from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Christian Reformed Church and Saturday from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church. Both meetings are open to everyone. THE TERRACE CHAPTER of TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) meets once a week in the cafeteria in the basement of Mills Memorial Hospital. Weigh-in starts at 6 p.m., meeting is at 7:15 p.m. For more info, call Joan at 250635-0998 or Sandy 250-635-4716. HAS YOUR LIFE been affected by someone else’s drinking? Al-Anon can help. Meetings are Sundays at 8 p.m. on the second floor of the Almarlin building at 3219 Eby St. For more information, call 250-635-8181. TERRACE HOSPICE SOCIETY provides a program of compassionate care and support for those experiencing the dying and/or grieving process. We are located upstairs at #207 – 4656 Lazelle Ave. Our office is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday - Friday. For more information, call 250-635-4811. COMMUNITY COLLEGE QUILTERS welcome you to come out on Tuesday evenings from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. All levels of quilters welcome. For more info, call Rhonda at 250-635-4294 or Heather at 250-635-3780. TERRACE NISGA’A ELDERS and volunteer group hold craft night Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Terrace Nisga’a Society community room (located across from Gold Diggers). KERMODE FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY’S Father’s Group would like to invite past, present and new participants to attend the weekly group meetings every Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the society satellite office (3242 Kalum St.). For more details, call 250-635-1476. DROP-IN OPEN FROM 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays - Fridays at the All Nations Centre (corner of Sparks St. and Davis Ave.). Soup, hot beverages and more! Sponsored by TDCSS Housing Outreach, Kermode Friendship Society, Ksan House Society, Terrace Antipoverty and Muks-Kum-Ol.




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MA LAMBLY’S HISTORICAL DRAMA: 7:30 p.m. - August 17 & 25 Updated historical drama featuring eight women of early Terrace. Acted by Janine Hamming. Written and produced by Cindy Hansen. Showing in the Dance Hall at Heritage Park Museum. $15.00 tickets include dessert, and are available in advance from the George Little House or at the door at Heritage Park Museum.

HOW TO RESEARCH LOCAL HISTORY PUBLICATIONS: 2:00 P.M. August 18, Terrace Public Library Boardroom Free workshop to show the public how to research and discover the history of our area through local history books. Open to everyone. Call the museum to register.

Look Who’s Dropped In! Baby’s Name: Sapphire Adele Davis Date & Time of Birth: August 2, 2012 at 8:17 p.m. Weight: 9 lbs. 7 oz. Sex: Female Parents: Amanda Robinson & Rod Davis “New sister for Madison, Brandi, Sam, Marla, Lyndon, Markus & Mason” Baby’s Name: Sullivan Fredrik James Eyre Date & Time of Birth: August 8, 2012 at 2:59 a.m. Weight: 8 lbs. 5 oz. Sex: Male Parents: Tracy & Len Eyre “New brother for Maggie ” Baby’s Name: Hunter James Robert Kinney Date & Time of Birth: August 8, 2012 at 5:27 a.m. Weight: 8 lbs. 5 oz. Sex: Male Parents: Aleisha Sindia & Dustin Kinney

Baby’s Name: Mabel Shirley Honey Munroe Date & Time of Birth: August 1, 2012 at 7:04 a.m. Weight: 9 lbs. 11 oz. Sex: Female Parents: Alison Abou & Michael Munroe “New sister for Michael Jr ” Baby’s Name: Faith Lillian Eda Jessop Date & Time of Birth: July 31, 2012 at 7:02 a.m. Weight: 10 lbs. 1 oz. Sex: Female Parents: Elaine & Timothy Jessop “New sister for Samantha, Tyloh & Timbit” Baby’s Name: Brooklyn Jade DeSousa Date & Time of Birth: July 29, 2012 at 1:48 p.m. Weight: 8 lbs. 7 oz. Sex: Female Parents: Ashleah Bartel & Matthew DeSousa “New sister for Mya”

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■ Parade commander ASHLEE THOMPSON of the 747 Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron salutes Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Richard Mudryk at the Commanding Officer’s Parade in Victoria Aug. 1. Thompson is currently taking the Drill and Ceremonial Instructor’s Course at Albert Head Cadet Summer Training Centre in Victoria. She was chosen to be Parade Commander with approximately 500 cadets and 40 officers in attendance.



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Clubs & pubs THORNHILL PUB: Free pool Wednesday and Sunday, karaoke night Thursday. Karen and Mark provide musical entertainment every Friday and Saturday night 8:30 p.m. Shuttle service if you need a ride. LEGION BRANCH 13: Meat draws every Saturday afternoon. GEORGE’S PUB: Free poker Sunday 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Wed. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Karaoke Sundays. Live weekend entertainment. Aug. 17, 18 Random Order (from Ontario); Aug. 24, 25 Honey Brown (from Queen Charlotte Islands); Aug. 31, Sept. 1 River Valley Rats. Tickets on sale before and at the door. Shuttle service if you need a ride. MT. LAYTON LOUNGE: Open daily noon to 11 p.m. Free pool, darts and shuffleboard.


■ TERRACE ART GALLERY hosts a collection of current gallery members’

work, showcasing a diverse range of local artists and media, thru Aug. 25. The art gallery is on the lower level of the library. For more details, call 638-8884. Free admission. Donations accepted. ■ THE TERRACE ART Club meets from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays at the art gallery. Free. Enjoy engaging in art and meeting others interested in art. All levels of artists welcome; please bring your own art supplies. For more details, call Maureen 635-7622 or Joan 638-0032.


■ MA LAMBLY’S HISTORICAL Drama, an updated version featuring eight women of early Terrace and acted by Janine Hamming, is at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17, 25 in the Heritage Park Museum dance hall. Written and produced by Cindy Hansen. Tickets, which include dessert, on sale at George Little House or at the door.

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Markets continue at George Little Park: Aug. 29–Preserving our Pristine Environment. ■ THE SKEENA VALLEY Farmers Market sells from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat. until October at Market St. Local vendors sell their wares including fruits and veggies, plants, baking, handicrafts, eggs, food concessions and more. Local musicians perform on the band shell stage.

THE THIRD annual Terrace Kidney Walk is on this Sunday and for organizer Joan Iamele the event is an opportunity to raise awareness for people with kidney disease and promote the need for citizens to be registered as organ donors. In British Columbia, “85 per cent of people are in favour of being donor registered, but only 18 per cent actually are,” said Iamele. “My reason for being involved is awareness. It’s big in the walk to have everyone register at B.C. transplant.” Iamele herself has been touched by kidney disease, with both of her children being on dialyses and having gone through kidney transplants. “It may affect you,” said Iamele. “It’s a silent thing.” Kidney transplants are a more effective treatment than dialysis, said Iamele, because they give the recipient a clean kidney to work with, rather than one that needs to be cleaned out every two-to-three days. But the average wait time for a kidney is seven years. Currently, there are 375 people in B.C. on the waiting list. The walk, which has been happening in B.C. for the past five years, was started in order to inform people about is-


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■ RON KLUSMEIER COMES here on his Canada-wide tour of a lifetime Aug. 31 at Knox United Church. After 40 years of travelling across Canada offering concerts, workshops and worship leadership, Klusmeier is retiring from touring, making this his last one! At 4 p.m. is a music workshop with Ron. Also at 4 p.m. is a projection and technology workshop with Christina Bogucki. At 7:30 p.m. is a concert with Ron, featuring his greatest hymn hits, life stories and folk songs from the 1960s. Tickets on sale at Misty River Books and the church office.

sues around kidney disease. For the past two years in Terrace, Iamele has seen the walk grow. The first year there were between 50 – 60 people, while last year that number almost doubled. This year, she’s hoping for around 200 people. But, “more would be great,” she said. The event is held at Furlong campgrounds picnic area near the picnic shelter. Anyone is free to walk or run through the Twin Spirit Trail. Dragonboating is also an option. There will be giveaways, a barbecue by donation, and a scavenger hunt for the kids. The event is more than a walk, “it’s a chance to raise funds and awareness but also bring the community together to have a fun day,” she said.

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IS SEEKING CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION: PROGRAM SUPERVISOR (PRINCE GEORGE) QualiďŹ cations: • At least three (3) years Supervisory Experience. • A combination of experience and/or Post-Secondary Education in: Trades and Workplace Training, Continuing and Adult Education, Business and Employment Counselling, Counselling and Helping Professions. • Proven Administrative Skills to manage, assess and report demographic and ďŹ nancial information to support decisions related to client training and employment. • Working knowledge of standard computer programs and keyboarding skills. • BC Drivers Licence, insurable, reliable transportation and willingness to travel over a wide geographic area in all seasons. • Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of stakeholders and motivate staff to meet speciďŹ c performance objectives within tight time frames and budget. • Experience with First Nation communities , culture and protocols. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL 4:30 P.M. AUGUST 16, 2012

INTERIOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR SCHOOL. NO Simulators. In-the-seat training. Real world tasks. Weekly start dates. Job board! Funding options. Apply online! 1-866-399-3853

Reply by email to: Attention: PTP ASEP Training Society Hiring Committee.

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We Love You Mom and Dad/Grandma and Grandpa! Rita, Andy, Dorothy, Vera, Betty‌ and the rest of the family

Please provide: • Covering Letter • Resume (3 pages max.) ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES SHORT LISTED WILL BE CONTACTED • Successful candidates will be contacted by August 17, 2012. • Interviews will take place the week of August 20th – 24th, 2012. • For further information please make your request via email to:

Terrace Standard Wednesday, August 15, 2012 is looking for a

Snowcat Operations Manager to join our team in Terrace BC. This is a Seasonal 6 to 9 month position starting Oct. 15th We offer competitive wages, more holiday time and great skiing benefits. Preference given to applicants with extensive road building experience, mechanical abilities and BR maintenance experience Please forward your cover letter and resume to

Orica Canada Inc., a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of commercial explosives is currently looking for FULL-TIME TRUCK DRIVERS with Class 3 or Class 1 (preferred) license with air endorsement for our Terrace site. Orica offers: t competitive starting wages t health benefits from first day of employment t great pension plan after one year of employment t excellent opportunities for advancement excellent training YOU offer: t driving experience with a clean abstract t positive attitude and ambition to move up with Orica t ability to help out occasionally at other sites not necessarily in BC (travel paid by Orica) for vacation relief t Ability to lift and carry boxes and bags weighing up to 50 and 60 lbs t Be extremely safety oriented You will need to clear a background check and pass a job related pre-employment medical. Interviews will be conducted in Terrace the week of August 13, 2012. We thank all applicants who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please fax your resume to 403-212-6201 or email at


WE’RE OUT TO HIRE THE BEST OF THE BEST IN TERRACE TO MAKE OUR NEW PITA PIT THE BEST OF THE BEST. Do you like making customers happy? Are you positive? Energetic? Do you take charge when problems crop up? Does your boss take you for granted? I’ll make you feel appreciated. Email and tell me about yourself. Attach your rÏsumÏ or direct me to your promle on LinkedIn. But please note that your attitude matters more than your credentials. Read about us online. We were the mrst pita chain in the country. Now we’re #1 worldwide and still proudly Canadian!

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KITSELAS BAND COUNCIL 2225 Gitaus Road, Terrace, B.C. V8G 0A9 Telephone 250-635-5084 fax 250-635-5335

We are currently looking for an inside

SALES REPRESENTATIVE The duties will include sales, sourcing, shipping, receiving and some shop work. You should be able to deal with the public and work with computers. Experience with powersaws, logging or industrial supplies would be an asset. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Mail resumes to:

Attn: Lee McColl Western Equipment 3011 Blackburn St., Terrace, B.C. V8G 3J1 or email to: Only those applicants suited will be contacted.

KITSELAS BAND COUNCIL 2225 Gitaus Road, Terrace, B.C. V8G 0A9 Telephone 250-635-5084 fax 250-635-5335

Health Manager - Full Time General Description: The Health Manager is responsible for delivering Kitselas Health Services as described by the health plan, in accordance with the Mission and Philosophy and policies. The Health Manager supervises all staff in Kitselas Health Services and works in collaboration with the Healing Us Build (HUB) to respond to changing community health trends or crisis. Education and Experience: t A Baccalaureate Degree in Administration, or other health related degrees. t Minimum 3 – 5 years’ experience in management t Community development experience t Proficient in Word and Excel t Excellent verbal and written communication skills t Experience in of First Nations health and social field t Experience in public relations and interpersonal skills t Ability to work independently t Able to travel for training or related work issues Specific Duties: Financial planning and management for Kitselas Health Services (KHS) t Day to day management, purchasing, monitoring budgets t Prepare financial reports t Prepares proposals for additional funding Liaises with Health Authority and other agencies that can further health goals t Build respectful relations t Advocate for access to services t Submit mandatory reports and evaluations t Prepare annual report t On-going evaluation, prepare 5 year evaluation report t Activate appeal procedures Work with Healing Us Build (HUB) t On-going planning and evaluation of Programs and Services t Development and revision of Policy Management of Staff t Job descriptions, postings, recruitment t Ensure implementation of Programs and Services t Provide staff orientation; arrange in-house training as required t Ensure policies are followed t Training plans, employee evaluations t Arrange chart audits t Team and interdisciplinary coordination t Development of data collection system Other related duties assigned from Director of Administration Submit resume and cover letter to Sharon D. Nabess at Deadline: September 7, 2012 at 4:00 pm.

Employment and Training Counselor The Kitselas First Nation is seeking a skilled and motivated individual to provide leadership and support for Kitselas community members seeking employment, training or advancement in their chosen occupations. The Employment Counselor will be responsible for maintaining an inventory of human resource skills in the community and work with groups and individuals to identify career paths and develop skills to meet the opportunities that will arise from the expansion of economic activities in northwest BC and elsewhere. The Employment Counselor will work with other Kitselas managers to coordinate the development and access to job opportunities and interact with employers, government agencies and non-government organizations to develop a full range of employment possibilities for Kitselas members and match job requirements with the appropriate Kitselas community members. The Counselor will also provide assistance to members with writing resumes, participating in job interviews, developing employment readiness skills and will provide post-employment support for Kitselas members. We are seeking an individual with a post-secondary degree in counseling, the social sciences, or an equivalent level of direct training and experience. This is a dynamic and important position and one which will require leadership, energy, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other Kitselas administration staff and the community. Please send resumes to: Sharon Nabess - Kitselas Administration Office 2225 Gitaus Rd Terrace, BC V8G 0A9 or email: Interested individuals may also request a more detailed job description from Sharon. Applicants will be short listed and only those will short listed will be contacted. Location: Terrace Posting Expires: Friday, September 7TH, 2012 at 4:00PM

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FOREST TECHNICIAN PRINCE GEORGE Forsite Consultants is currently recruiting for Forest Technicians in the area of multiphase timber development out of our Prince George location. As a Forest Technician you will be responsible to apply your various technical skills and knowledge involved with; operational development, silviculture and ecological data collection, GPS/GIS, traversing, riparian assessment, and timber reconnaissance/ cruising. Requirements: •

Post-secondary education with a diploma or degree in a relevant discipline. • Broad understanding and implementation of general forestry practices. • Valid driver’s license. In addition, all candidates should demonstrate the following: •

Enthusiasm, a passion for forestry, and for working outdoors. • A professional, friendly and courteous manner, being service & team oriented. • Initiative and perseverance. • Experience in working outdoors in all weather conditions. If you are interested in joining our team, please email a cover letter and resume, with “Prince George” the subject line, to or fax to 1-888-2730209. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

If so, call 250-638-7283 and let us know. email:

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KITSELAS BAND COUNCIL 2225 Gitaus Road, Terrace, B.C. V8G 0A9 Telephone 250-635-5084 fax 250-635-5335

Director of Administration/ Band Manager Immediate Supervisor: Reports to Chief and Council along with three other Management Board members, the Directors of Social Development, Treaties and Natural Resources. The Director of Administration/Band Manager reports to the Chief and Council as a group when they are in session and on a day-to-day basis, reports to the Chief Councillor and not each Councillor individually. 1.General Duties: The Director of Administration/Band Manager is responsible for management of human and financial resources related to the finance and administration functions of the Kitselas public service. This position also functions as Secretary to Kitselas Council. The Director has the following general duties: a.Responsible for developing and recommending policy to Council that will enable the efficient, effective and professional operation of the finance and administration functions of the Kitselas public service; b.Responsible for the management of the housing, public works, utilities, law enforcement, community planning financial management, land registration and office services programs; c.Responsible for fostering and maintaining the intergovernmental relationships with Canada, BC and local and regional governments; d.Responsible for human resource development in the Kitselas administration. This responsibility is shared with the other Management Board Directors. The Director of Administration/Band Manager has direct responsibility for the management and development of staff in the administration, finance, housing, public works, utilities, law enforcement, community planning, financial management, land registration and office services programs; e.Responsible for administering the finances of the Kitselas First Nation. Please send your applications to Sharon Nabess at by Friday, Sept. 07, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.

PERSON TO PERSON CAMPAIGN COORDINATOR We require a contract P2P Campaign Coordinator to implement the Foundation’s February campaign. Overall responsibility is to meet revenue, leadership and volunteer goals for this campaign. This position will run from Sept. 2012 - April 2013 & approx 15-20 hrs/wk for a total of 450 hours. • •

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Experience in a related field (fund development, volunteer management) Excellent sales/mktg skills with the ability to promote & sell volunteer opportunities Superior organizational & computer skills with proficiency in MS Office (Excel/Word) Effective interpersonal skills with proven coaching ability Ability to work flexible hours (incl some evenings) Community serviced Kitimat, Terrace, Prince Rupert, Smithers, Telkwa and Houston Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle For detailed job posting visit the careers section at Apply by August 20, 2012 to: Suzanne Anderson, Area Manager Norther, BC & Yukon. 1480 7th Avenue, Prince George, BC, V2l 3P2 Email:

Fax: 250-562-8614



Moving & Storage

Moving & Storage

The quality shows in every move we make!

3111 Blakeburn, Terrace

250-635-2728 635-2728

Container or van service!

SEAPORT LIMOUSINE LTD. EXPRESS SERVICE Scheduled freight service from Stewart to Terrace and return, and all points in between. Pick-up and delivery of goods in Terrace, C.O.D. and courier service. P.O. Box 217, Stewart, B.C.

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




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Chief Financial Officer Nisga’a Lisims Government The Nisga’a Lisims Government is a modern, forward-thinking government. The CFO will work closely with the Chief Executive Office; responsible for the provision of overall direction and guidance regarding all financial activities. A successful senior financial executive who is responsible for overseeing the Finance and IT function in a complex and progressive operation. Superior leadership, interpersonal and communication skills are hallmarks of a suitable candidate. Please provide a covering letter and résumé in confidence to: further details


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MATURE FEMALE looking for respite care work all ages and cleaning Call 250-635-8096

CONCRETE FINISHERS and Form Setters. Edmonton based company seeks experienced concrete finishers and form setters for work in Edmonton and northern Alberta. Subsistence and accommodations provided for out of town work; Cell 780-660-8130. Fax 780-444-7103.

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Help Wanted Required for an Alberta Trucking Company. One Class 1 Driver. Must have a minimum of 5 years experience pulling low boys and driving off road. Candidate must be able to pass a drug test and be willing to relocate to Edson, Alberta. Fax resumes to: 780-725-4430

COOK wanted for Pub. some experience. 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. 5 days/wk. Please apply in person to 5422 Hwy 16 West, Evergreen Inn, drop off to front office or fax 250-635-0822. LOOKING FOR both F/T and P/T server.Pls send your resume to Shan Yan Restaurant at 4606 Greig Ave Terrace. No Phone calls pls PARTS & Services Representatives at Jacobson Ford Salmon Arm BC- We are looking for exciting, customer friendly, dynamic individuals capable of working in a fast paced work environment. Parts and service experience an asset but not necessary, email resume to

Terrace Chevron hiring: 3 Service Station Attendants f/t, perm. to attend customers, handle cash register & gas pump, Exp. an asset but not req’d. Salary $10.50/hr. 2 Shift Supervisors f/t perm. Min. 7mo to 1 yr. exp. Manage gas station hire/train staff, scheduling, maintain inventory. Salary $13/hr. Email Resume: T-MAR INDUSTRIES located in Campbell River is hiring for the position of Heavy Duty Mechanic. Position comes with a competitive benefit package and applicant must possess a valid driver’s license. For details visit Contact Tyson Lambert by Fax: 250-286-9502 or by

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You must be able to work under limited supervision and will be responsible for the day to day duties assigned. You must posses a valid BST1 Security License. You must pass our pre-screening process and have a clean criminal record. Benefit package. Call: Gary at 250-615-3531 or 250-639-3500 Dave at 250-635-0212

Trades, Technical AUTOMATED TANK Manufacturing INC. is looking for welders. Due to a huge expansion to our plant located in Kitscoty, Alberta, 20km west of Lloydminster. We have openings for 10-3rd year apprentices or journey person welders. We offer best wage in industry. 3rd yr apprentice $28$30/hr, journey person $32$35/hr, higher with tank experience. Profit sharing bonus plus manufacturing bonus incentive. Full insurance package 100% paid by company. Good working environment. Join a winning team. Call Basil or Blaine at; (office)780-8462231; (fax)780-846-2241 or send resume to; p r o d u c t i o n @ a u t o t a n k s. c a . Keep your feet on the ground in a safe welding environment through inhole manufacturing process. No scaffolding or elevated work platform. CERTIFIED ELECTRICIANS wanted for growing northern company. Competitive wages and benefits. Safety tickets needed. Fax 250-775-6227 or email: info@torqueindustr Apply online: CERTIFIED MILLWRIGHTS needed for growing northern company. Competitive wages and benefits. Safety tickets necessary. Fax resume to 250-775-6227 or email: info@torqueindustr Online: Fort St John, B.C. Licensed Plumber/Gasfitter/Sheetmetalman wanted for new construction and installations. Must have valid drivers license. Send resume to or (250)7855542


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Help Wanted An Alberta Construction Company is hiring Dozer and Excavator Operators. Preference will be given to operators that are experienced in oilfield road and lease construction. Lodging and meals provided. The work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Alcohol & Drug testing required. Call Contour Construction at 780-723-5051.

First Line Security Inc, is currently hiring

Phone: 250-635-3936 or 250-638-8477 Fax: 250-635-4171 3751 Old Lakelse Lake Drive, Terrace, BC, V8G 5P4

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Wednesday, August 15, 2012 Terrace Standard

JOB OPPORTUNITIES Ridley Terminals Inc. is currently seeking the following positions for their marine bulk handling terminal, located on the North Coast of BC, approximately 16 km. from the City of Prince Rupert. Committed to a safe and healthy workplace, Ridley Terminals Inc. provides an excellent working environment for individuals who have a high degree of initiative and are able to assume responsibility. JOURNEYMAN MILLWRIGHT The successful candidate must have an Inter-Provincial ticket (Tradesman Qualifications with I/P standards) with minimum 5 years experience on an industrial site as a journeyman. Troubleshooting experience in mechanical, hydraulics and pneumatics would be considered an asset. This position is a permanent full-time bargaining unit position. INFORMATION SERVICES ANALYST The successful candidate must have a minimum five years experience with local area network computing environments, managing Anti-virus and spam filtering solutions, as well as, proficiency with relational databases and other office productivity software. Proficiency in minor hardware repair/replacement and cabling is required as well as proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite of products. Job functions include creating and developing end user training and support and providing Help Desk support. This is a permanent full-time bargaining unit position. The above positions offer a very competitive salary and benefits package. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (HUMAN RESOURCES) This position is a temporary full-time non-bargaining unit position to cover maternity leave for up to 18 months. The successful candidate must have minimum five years experience in office administration. Strong computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets and power point, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, attention to detail and accuracy as well as good organizational skills are required. Experience working with benefit administration considered an asset. This position offers a very competitive salary. The ability to work with a team to achieve results is essential. Candidates should also have an excellent health, safety and environmental record. For complete job descriptions go to: Qualified candidates are invited to forward their resumes by Monday, August 27, 2012 to:

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4188 Highway 16E Terrace, BC

Ridley Terminals Inc. P. O. Bag 8000 Prince Rupert, BC V8J 4H3 Attention: Brenda Sparkes Or by e-mail to: Or fax to: (250) 624-2389 Please note resumes cannot be delivered to the site due to traffic restrictions. Ridley Terminals Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

INSERTING MACHINE operator required for busy Alberta printing plant. Previous Alphaliner or other machine experience an asset. Mechanical & computer aptitude required; SHINGLE SAWYER needed in Gold River. Pendragon Forest Products Ltd. Apply to: Box 1100 Gold River B.C., V0P 1G0. Call 250-283-2111 or 604-369-3045. Or Email: TICKETED Crane Operator in the West Kootenay Area with experience/Ability up to 75 ton crane send resume to




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Equestrian GLENN STEWARD Natural Horsemanship Clinics (Stage 1 & Stage 3/4 and Extreme Horsemanship Competition in Smithers. Aug. 29 thu Sept,2012. Call Anika at 250846-5494 or email for more info. HORSE FOR SALE 19 year old sorrel gelding, well trained, not a beginners horse. Used for penning at one time. $2500 obo. (250) 695-6972

Feed & Hay ON SALE good quality horse hay, $3.50/sq. bale. Barn stored. (250)846-9690. ROUND hay bales. $50/bale. Discount for large quantities. (250)846-5504 or 847-0952. ROUND HAY Bales for sale. Call 250-846-5855

Sale Conducted on Behalf of John & Olinda Wiens. August 18, 2012 Saturday @ 10:00 am Auction Located at Danskin, BC. Keefes Landing Rd, Southside of Francios Lake. Follow signs thru Burns Lake Hwy 35 south to Francios Lake ferry. Once on Southside drive straight up the hill 7 miles to Danskin BC. Properties: 6328 Hamre Road, (Part E1/2, DL 2394) located in beautiful Danskin, BC. 169.38 acres comes with a beautiful home, hay fields, spectacular view, landscaped yard, garden, fenced yard & property. First floor area 2376 sq. ft., ground level w/ basement entrance 1496 sq. ft. 6 bdrms, 3 baths, office, fireplace, kitchen, living areas. Basement has separate ensuite kitchen & living area. 2 car & 1 car attached garages. Paved parking lot, electric & oil heat, cold storage, meat locker/cooler, central vacuum. Tack, garden, sheep shed, fuel tank. 3 water system options, deep well, natural spring & community water system is available w/ hookup. Heavy equipment shop w/ drive thru bay & fuel tanks & stands. This is a turn key property. Whitney Road, (Lot 3, Plan 10574, DL 716 & Lot 8, Plan 10674, DL 716) “Choice of 2 Houses”. One is a beautifully crafted post & beam 2 level w/ loft home. The 2nd 3 level log home, also beautifully crafted. These homes are at Lock up stage. Metal roofing, fully insulated basements w/ ground access, decks, stairs, & drilled wells on both properties. Log home is 41x33 on 5 acres & a 2 side wrap deck w/ 2 additional decks above. Post & beam home is 35x27 w/ 2 sided 9 ft wrap deck and sits on 5.87 acres. Easy access to power and close to services & 5 min from the ferry. Uncha Mountain Road, (Block B, DL 1700), 151.7 acres. 1230 sq.ft. log home, heated by wood. Garage w/ concrete floor and numerous outbuildings. It also comes with an additional log cabin and gravity fed spring. 256 Murray Road, (Lot D, Plan 8466, DL 716), this property is vacant land on 5.65 acres very close to Francois Lake, ferry landing & services. CABINS: 8x12 Post & beam trappers cabin & 16x24 ft. Post & Beam cabin with 6 ft deck. Great opportunity to add one of these cabins to one of the above properties or spot of your choice. Goodwin Road, Decker Lake BC, (Lot B, Plan PRP14697, DL 2545), this lot is 6.992 acres. This property is right on Hwy 16 between Burns Lake & Decker Lake and could be zoned commercial. Location & convenience to Burns Lake would be a great asset for any business. This could be suitable for commercial truck stop or other commercial purposes. This property has numerous potential for any buyer. Come out and take a Look! This is an excellent property/land sale. Free ferry! Come early, ferry may be shuttling due to the auction traffic. Motel, Campsites, Resorts & Services (fuel, restaurants & stores) on the Southside for your convenience. If you wish to come the night before feel free to contact Moosehorn Lodge @ 250-694-3730 or Takysie Lake Resort & Motel @ 250-694-3403. Looking forward to seeing you at the Auction! Condition of sale terms: Cash & check with Identification, sorry no credit cards. Items are As Is Condition ~ Not responsible for accidents. There will be a Concession on Site. Any question please contact:

Mike Steinebach (250) 694-3497 or Cell (250) 692-6107 Egon Steinebach @ (250) 694-3319 or Cell (250) 570- 2055 E-Mail: & Website Auction continued in second Ad



GARAGE SALE 4907 Straume Ave, Saturday 18 august.8-00am to 2-00pm . 9.5 Bigfoot Camper,2150 watt Gen set,table saw,hand tools, knicknacks,furnishings,books,etc

LOGGING Truck Loads of firewood. Birch/or Mixed dry & green. Hemlock, pine & spruce. (250)635-8121



Heavy Duty Machinery Sharpening Equipment, Complete, Like New condition, $15,000. 1-(250)542-4106.

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LAURIE’S LISTINGS #30-3624 Old Lakelse Lk. Dr. - CHEAPER THAN RENT - attractively 24 acres in Rosswood updated mobile - new windows, treed with many good building sites doors, flooring, furnace and hot - easy access off highway water tank - immediate possession

$79,900 MLS

4908 Gair Ave. - Great size family home with large lot, fenced and private- 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms - well located within 1 block to Upland Schools

$229,000 MLS

4112 Anderson: $299.000

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NEW LISTING! 4611 Morris

4 bedroom home on the view side of westview Bench. Newer roof, Hot Tub, fully fenced yard with RV parking, NEW Furnace and Heat pump just installed.

4330 Birch Ave. 4 level split offering every family member their own space - 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, solarium with hot tub, sauna, double attache garage, detached shop, paved driveway - located in upscale family neighborhood on the Bench quiet no-thru Street

$314,000 MLS

#1-4022 Yeo Top Quality townhouse in Beautiful Sunridge Estates - quality finishing top and bottom offering 2400 sq. ft. 2 bedrooms, 3 baths - end unit provides added natural light and view - 2 decks - ground level access to main and ground level at front to basement - fabulous view from inside and out. A must to view

4902 MeDeek Ave. This 4 bedroom , 4 bath home provides very bright and cheerful space - good condition , fenced yard, 1 bedroom suite provides is a good mortgage helper. - well located in quiet cul-de-sac

$394,000 MLS $219,000 MLS


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$259,900 MLS $259,900 MLS

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$214,900 MLS

Great 4729 half duplexVESTA in Vesta street strata #1 development on Terrace’s bench. Two $214,900 MLS bedrooms up and a den down easily converts Great duplex in Vesta stratato back tohalf a third bedroom. Kitchenstreet is open development on area Terrace’s Two living and dinning makingbench. entertaining bedrooms up and a denrichdown easy. Features include colorseasily and converts updated back flooring. to a third bedroom. Kitchen is open to living and dinning area making entertaining easy. Features include rich colors and updated flooring.

$184,900 MLS $184,900 MLS

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4418 GREG

$134,900 MLS 2709 KEEFER

$144,900 MLS

Rancher suited to starting out or winding down don’t over look this opportunity waiting on quiet south side street. Features include 2709 KEEFER three bedrooms one stepping out to car port. $144,900 MLS Large living roomto and enclosed porch. Rancher suited starting out front or winding Back yard established fruit trees,waiting green down don’tboasts over look this opportunity house lane access. on quietandsouth side street. Features include three bedroomsHWY one stepping 13667 16out to car port. Large living room andMLS enclosed front porch. $99,900 Back boastsborders established greenof Rare yard property the fruit wildtrees, beauty house and laneRiver. access.Title is undivided half the Zimacord interest.

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Lovely 4 bdrm, 3 bath, rancher on the bench. New fence, dishwasher, countertops, faucets, and hot water. 4 yr. old roof, 7 appliances, heated 2 car garage, clean, well maintained. 2400 sq. ft. with finished basement. Quick possession possible. 250-638-1439 or 250-975-0022 or email OPEN HOUSE to be held Aug. 19 from 2pm – 5pm.

$35,000 MLS



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FOR SALE Player Piano with rolls-circa 1910 $1500.OBO Threadmill-likenew$75. Call 2506158047

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HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837

Garage Sale: 3514 Dogwood Ave. Sat. Aug 18 9-3.Multi family NO EARLY BIRDS kids clothes & toys-newborn to 8 yrs. numerous vintage & collectable items, pictures,books, traps,crocks, old cash register & lots more. Something for everybody. Be sure to look inside large car tent.

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WANTED TO BUY Northwest area Wholesale Buyer/Picker looking for antique/vintage style furniture 1960’s& older.Also bear traps,wood duck decoys, vintage toys and all types of collections & collectibles. Anything old or unusual. Call Neil 778-6343424, leave your name,number &brief message

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

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(250) 694-3497 or Cell (250) 692-6107 Egon Steinebach @ (250) 694-3319 or Cell (250) 570- 2055 E-Mail: & website

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Sale Conducted on Behalf of John & Olinda Wiens August 18, 2012 Saturday @ 10:00 am. Auction Located at Danskin, BC. Keefes Landing Rd, Southside of Francios Lake. Hwy. 35 south to Francios Lake ferry. Once on Southside drive straight up the hill 7 miles to Danskin BC. SAWMILLS & EQUIPMENT: #2 Coutts semi portable sawmill w/ Coutts edger with cluster & saws, has 6 110 power unit w/ steel conveyors, D&L double cut 60 HP diesel sawmill w/ mounted planer, radial arm knotcher for post & beam cabins, 2 saw SCRAG mill. Moveable saws 3-9”, 22 ft. trimmer has 60’ out feed deck, sawmill saw sharpener, asst. of timber cants, 25 bundles of ties (25/bundle). VEHICLES & TRAILERS: 2004 F350 diesel short box, aluminum truck box, high-rise truck canopy, tidy tank w/ electric pump, brand new 2005 Dodge dualy 8’ truck box, 16 ft flatdeck trailer. TOOLS/EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES: R. McDougal Co metal lathe, 100 ton hydraulic press, Miller 225 AC/DC welder, Miller S-32P 12 wire feed welder, powermax 600 plasma cutter, Goodwill drill press, 7x12” metal band saw, Dewalt 770 10” radial arm saw, engine hoist, 5 ton floor jack, engine stand, Honda pump, Dewalt air compressors, 2 shop battery chargers, Makita cut off saw, acetylene cutting torch & carts, Honda & Yamaha water pumps, 100 lb Anvil, steal work benches w/ 2 vices, steel work bench on wheels, rolling tool chest, Proto tool box w/ tools, welding supplies, open end wrenches, 1/2, 3/4 & 1” electric impact wrenches, 3/4” socket set, screwdrivers, pipe wrenches, hydraulic jacks, tool boxes, chain pliers, asst. Impact sockets, chains & binders, new parts washer, imperial Eastwood hydraulic press, 3 light plants (Honda 5000, Suzuki 4000), electric motors, asst. hydraulic hoses, firefighting tools, lg supply of new steel, Magnum steam cleaner, planer, GM 453 power diesel power unit, scaffolding, Makita skillsaws, lg 16” Makita skillsaw, 2 Makita routers (1 plunge router), wood clamps, 2 sets King air nailers (brad & framing), Makita & Dewalt orbital sander, Makita planer & 6” jointer, portable tool boxes w/ tools, fertilizer spreader, PL premium insulation. HOUSEHOLD & TACK: Lg stainless steel bbq, yard swing, electric range, pine glass front cabinet, desk, 2 door wardrobe, 2 loveseats, lg pine dresser w/ mirror & night stand, entertainment center, set of 6 metal chairs, set of 2 metal chairs, 6 maple chairs, rocking chair, selection of good saddles & tack. ANTIQUES: Some coins & stamps, crosscut saws, milk cans w/ lids, seeders, Underwood & Oliver typewriter, brass tub wringer washer, washboard, broad axe, churns, coal oil lamps, silver tea pot, block planes, food press & beaters, Berkel scale, GW Todd & Co protectograph, extension table w/leaves, 1950s waterfall 3 drawer dresser, oak 2 door sideboard, upholstered seti, drop leaf table, 4 maple upholstered captains chairs, 4 oak chairs, hall stand, Morrison recliner, high back captains chair, set of 4, mahogany corner china cabinet, birch pedasil dining room table w/leaves, Singer sewing machine, burl walnut coffee & end table, table, wing chair, newly re-upholstered occasional chair, french provincial 8 drawer dresser, drop front desk w/ pigeon holes & glass front bookcase, modern danish 6 drawer dresser, china cabinet, large dining room table, 3 drawer dresser, 5 drawer pine dresser, steamer trunk, cedar lined hope chest, 6 maple chairs. Condition of sale Terms: Cash & cheque with I.D., sorry no credit cards. Items are As Is Condition. Not responsible for accidents. Mike Steinebach

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4633 Goulet Ave $172,500 MLS

Perfect rancher with a shop!

2407 Pear St.

$139,900 MLS

Excellent rental investment!

220 Sockeye Creek: $219,900

2311 Hemlock St

Commercial Properties for Lease Offices, Warehouses, and Retail Spaces. 4635 Lakelse Ave – 2,900 sq ft Prime location store front in the Safeway Mall near TD Bank 101-4816 Hwy16W – 2,660 sq ft One of the most visible and desirable retail locations in Terrace 3 - 5002 Pohle Ave - 950 sq ft In town storage, warehouse or shop 103 - 2905 Kenny St - 1735 sq ft

$189,900 MLS

Hatha Callis: 250-635-7459 Darcy McKeown: 250-615-6835

3969 Mountainview Ave

$239,900 MLS

Brand new condition Fully finished family 3 bedroom rancher! home!

3511 Gordon: $339,900

2709 Sparks St.

$169,900 MLS

Price reduced to sell!

6 offices, reception, board room, and lunch room in a light industrial area of town.


MLS#: n218185

3/4 bedroom rancher offering 2250 sq ft of living space on 2 acres minutes from town. Country kitchen/dining room, living room with pellet stove , large family room with wet bar and gas fireplace, 2 tier deck, above ground pool and 12 x 27 wired shop.

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4629 Munthe Ave

$429,900 MLS

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4 bedroom family home in great neighborhood. Oak flooring in living room, dining room and master bedroom. Built in oak china cabinets, oak cabinets in kitchen, gas fireplace in living room, pedestal gas fireplace in family room. Fenced backyard, paved driveway, patio and attached double garage.

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NEW REMO $126,900 MLS t 2 storey home, concrete crawl space t 2 bdrms, 1 bath t sunken living room, brick fireplace t 2 woodstoves


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t beautiful hard wood floors t custom kitchen t large master bdrm w/ensuite t quiet cul de sac

t sunken living room, vaulted ceilings t family rm off kitchen t 4 bdrms up, 3 full baths t immaculate, private back yard


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Great horseshoe location: 4737 Soucie Ave. 2264 sq ft, 3 beds up 1 bed down, 2 bath home on 50x122 fenced lot. Kitchen brand new in July, large rumpus room down for the kids (or for a mancave). New floors, paint and fixtures throughout. 3 mature cherry trees, yard backs onto treed vacant lot for lots of privacy. Includes all appliances. Quick possession available. For a sneak peek go to or call 250-635-6801 to see for yourself!


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m.olson@ BRAND NEW 2012 Modular home in Howe Creek Park in Terrace. 1 bedroom with study. Beautiful kitchen includes d/w, fridge & stove, high efficient furnace, 2 months free pad rent to start! $62,500 + HST, Great warranty included. Call to view 250635-6224

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124,000 MLS


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$295,000 MLS $295,000 MLS $295,00 MLS $127,900 3 bedroom, 2 bath rancher with 4 bedroom, 3 bath two storey home 3 bedroom, 2 bath rancher with full, full, unfinished unfinished basement basement on on 1.74 1.74 acres acres w/ w/ 24 24 xx 28 28 ftft shop shop

2 bedroom, 1.5 manufactured with beautiful gardens, home with addition on a 76private x 200 yard, ft lot move in ready condition.

#120-3520 KALUM ST.

2105 PEAR ST.

$89,900 MLS

$123,000 MLS

- 2 storey with basement - 3 bedrooms - 1 1/2 baths - affordably priced

SHANNON MCALLISTER cell: 250-615-8993

shannon@ Owner/Managing Broker

- 1936 Sq.ft. living area - 6 bedrooms - 2 baths - 122 x 124 lot - quick occupancy

2621 CLARK ST.

3323 EBY ST.

$224,000 MLS

$279,000 MLS

- 1296 sq. ft. rancher - totally renovated - 3 bedrooms - 1/2 acre lot - immediate occupancy

- 2900 sq. ft. living area - lots of custom features - 90 X 122 lot - close to downtown

#2116- 2607 PEAR


$62,900 MLS

$93,900 MLS

2 Bedroom, 800sq Ft. Condo

Huge 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Condo, 1200sq. ft



$464,900 MLS

$219,900 MLS

Spacious 6 Bedroom Home on over 3 Bedroom Rancher with basement 29 Acres. on nearly 1 acre.



COMMUNITY DONATIONS: TERRACE CHURCHES FOOD BANK on behalf of our clients Rob and Ariane Schibli, sale of 4626 Tuck Ave. RELAY FOR LIFE on behalf of our clients William and Joan Armstrong, sale of #6-5016 Park Ave. REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH on behalf of our client Helga Miserre, sale of #23-4832 Lazelle Ave.


4943 GAIR AVE.

$370,000 MLS

- 2 storey with basement - lots of upgrades - 4 bedrooms - 2 1/2 baths - 16 X 30 detached shop




$319,000 MLS

105,000 MLS

$278,900 MLS

4 Bedroom, 3 Bath, View lot, Quick Updated 3 bedroom, Great Starter possession. or Investment.




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Legal Notices

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: THE ESTATE OF WALTER MANTEL, Deceased Formerly of Terrace, British Columbia Creditors and others having claims against the estate of WALTER MANTEL, are hereby notiďŹ ed that particulars of their claims should be sent to the undersigned Executor at #200-4630 Lazelle Avenue, Terrace, BC., V8G 1S6, on or before SEPTEMBER 12, 2012, after which date the Executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard only to the claims that have then been received. MAX MUFF, Executor. Warner Bandstra Brown, Solicitors

In the Matter of Part 3.1 (Administrative Forfeiture) of the Civil Forfeiture Act [SBC 2005, C. 29] the CFA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: On August 30, 2010, at or near Sparks Street, Terrace, B.C., Peace OfďŹ cer(s) of the Terrace RCMP seized, at the time indicated, the subject property, described as: $886.70 cash, on or about 19:16 Hours. The subject property was seized because there was evidence that the subject property had been obtained by the commission of an offence (or offences) under section 354(1) (Possession of property obtained by crime) Criminal Code of Canada in respect of offences pursuant to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act of Canada. Notice is hereby given that the subject property, CFO ďŹ le Number: 2012-1117, is subject to forfeiture under Part 3.1 of the CFA and will be forfeited to the Government for disposal by

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the Director of Civil Forfeiture unless a notice of dispute is ďŹ led with the Director within the time period set out in this notice. A notice of dispute may be ďŹ led by a person who claims to have an interest in all or part of the subject property. The notice of dispute must be ďŹ led within 60 days of the date upon which this notice is ďŹ rst published. You may obtain the form of a notice of dispute, which must meet the requirements of Section 14.07 of the CFA, from the Director’s website accessible online at civilforfeiture. The notice must be in writing, signed in the presence of a lawyer or notary public, and mailed to the Civil Forfeiture OfďŹ ce, PO Box 9234 Station Provincial Government, Victoria, B.C. V8W 9J1.

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CLINTON MANOR - We are taking applications for a Bachelor unit $560 Hot water included. Adult oriented N/S,N/P 2 ref. required 250615-7543 FOR RENT 2 bedroom apartment at Summit Square. Newly renovated. 1 year lease preferred. N/P, N/S 2 references required. $650/m + damage deposit. Available Sept. 1st.

4921 Keith Ave., Terrace, B.C.

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


Apt/Condo for Rent HILLCREST PLACE APARTMENTS 1631 Haisla Blvd. Kitimat, BC 2 bedroom suites security building New: dishwasher, appliances & cabinets. All New: windows, plumbing, electrical, drywall, kitchen & bathroom - sound insulated - electric heat. 1 yr lease Starting at $995 per month N/S, N/P For complete details or to request an application, please call 250.632.7814

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: THE ESTATE OF DONALD STEPHEN COOPER, Deceased Formerly of Terrace, British Columbia Creditors and others having claims against the estate of DONALD STEPHEN COOPER, are hereby notiďŹ ed that particulars of their claims should be sent to the undersigned Executor at #200-4630 Lazelle Avenue, Terrace, BC., V8G 1S6, on or before SEPTEMBER 12, 2012, after which date the Executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard only to the claims that have then been received. VIRGINIA MERRY COOPER, Executor. Warner Bandstra Brown, Solicitors

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tLands Act application for an Investigative Licence for Waterpower covering ALL THAT UNSURVEYED CROWN LAND LYING BETWEEN DASQUE CREEK AND WHITEBOTTOM CREEK, RANGE 5 COAST DISTRICT, CONTAINING 861.396 HECTARES, MORE OR LESS situated on Provincial Crown Land located at Middle Creek approximately 22 kms southwest of Terrace. (The Lands ďŹ le number that has been established for this application is (6408392)). Written comments concerning this application (with ďŹ le numbers) should be directed to: Middle Creek Main Waterpower Project Lead - MFLNRO, Smithers/Skeena Region, PO Box 5000 – 3726 Alfred Avenue, Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 Comments (or objections to the water application) will be received until September 19, 2012. Comments received after this date may not be considered. For more information on the Land Act application, please visit our website at ApplicationPosting/index.jsp . The information you provide will be subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. For information, contact the Freedom of Information Advisor at the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Regional OfďŹ ce.

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1/2 Duplex for rent, 2bd 1bth aprx. 1300 sqft of quiet living on Kalum lk dr. Very large/private yard. $900/month plus utl. N/S, pets negotiable. Available Sept 1. (250)615-9699, 4PLEX: taking applications for a clean, quiet, renovated 2 bdrm, 5 appliances. Adult oriented, $1,000 + utilities,no smoking, no pets, two ref’s required. Ph 250-615-7543

3BDRM, 2 bath, 4 appl, renovated Townhouse in Horseshoe area. $900/month + utilities.Refs req. No Pets.avail immediately. Working professionals. (250)631-6699


Mobile Homes & Pads 2 BEDR. mobile. Bright, clean, up Kalum Lk. Dr. in quiet private, country setting. N/S $850/mo. 250-635-2124 FOR RENT in Thornhill. 3 bdrm 14 wide mobile home $800 per month.Refs reqd. Quiet responsible tenant.One year lease reqd.Washer.Dryer incl. No dogs, Spayed inside cat OK. Also 2 bdrm Trailer 12x60 $650 per month same requirments as above Call 250-635-3608.Leave message Refs reqd

Homes for Rent 2 bedrm, upper Thornhill, $700/mo incl utilities,(gas/Elec) N/S, N/P, with one lease, good ref’s, avail Sept 1 (250)635-5380 2 Bedroom House at 4608 Scott. No Smoking, good references required. $800 250638-8639 4 bdrm, 3 full bathrm,executive home for rent on south side.Avail Sept 1st.Inc 5 appliances,wireless internet +Satellite,furnished $1750 +util, unfurnished $1600 + util ref’sreq’d, .N/S,N/P. Contact- hkholdings FOR RENT 3bdrm/2bth house. Downtown Terrace. $1550. furnished or $1320 unfurnished N/S. Pets ok. 250.615.3859 HOME for Rent, 3bdrm, 1bath, great location, fenced yard, deck, large shop, F/S/W/D. N/S, working adults. $1000mth + util. + DD. Avail. Sept 1 (250) 638-1554 HOUSE FOR RENT 1 Bedroom house for rent .avail Sept 15th close to town on Agar.No pets. Refs req $600 mo,$300 damage dep. Call 250-635-9466 or email HOUSE FOR RENT 4 bedroom,2 bath.located on bench.NS/NP incl fridge,stove,d/w w/d Ref req $1400 mo .avail 1st Sept call 250-635-5485 NEWLY RENOVATED 4 bedroom 2 bathroom upper half of triplex with large back yard. Comes with F/S W/D, and large sun room asking $1200 a month. Available immediately references required. Call Patrick Watson at 250-6381135

Suites, Lower 2BDRM Suite in executive home on southside. Avail. SEPT 1ST $800/mo. Incl. hot water, W/D, F/S, satellite, wireless internet. N/S, N/P,

Suites, Upper 3 bedroom 1.5 bath upper house available for rent Sep 1. 5-appliances, utilities, wiďŹ , satellite TV included. Large yard. $1500 + DD and references required. No smoking, no pets. Quiet professional preferred. 250-635-7347

ALEXANDER 3 bdrm, 1½ bath, T/H Start at $700-No pets. Call Greg 639-0110 FOR RENT 3 bdrm townhouses starting at $850 pm. complex under new ownership.All units being renovated.In town,free basic cable and hook up for washer/dryer.Refs req, no pets, Call 250-635-4980

HARBOURVIEW 2 & 3 Bdrm. Apts. Start at $600 No pets Clayton 625-6697 PINE CREST 3 Bdrm. 2 Level T/H 1 ½ bath No pets Call Jenn 622-4304 TOWN HOUSE FOR RENT Available Sept 1st. 3 bedroom, 3 bath. Walsh/Horseshoe area. N/P, N/S, 4 appliances. Garage. $1,500.00. 1 year lease. 250-638-7747 leave message.

Want to Rent WANTED TO RENT. Motor home, sleep six-August 17 to August 31. Ph Sid 250-6388589 (h)250-638-1414 (w)


Cars - Domestic FOR SALE 2004 ford focus station wagon SE. 137000 kms.Good shape call 250-6357581

Boat Accessories BOATTOPS and frames-boat top repairs ,re canvassing of boat seats-ATV,Snowmobile seals etc. Satellite Vinyl,Fabrics and Canvas works 4520 John’s Rd Terrace BC Ph 250-635-4348, 250-615-9924


2009 Yamaha V-Star 650 Tourer

$6,499.00 12’ MARLON



Mariner 60/40 Jet

$3,995.00 1997 Mariner


$1,499.00 12’ MARLON



$1,499.00 2009 KAWASAKI KX250F



$3,995.00 FOR SALE 1996 33’ Bayliner with twin Diesel Cummins motors. In great condition

$115,000.00 Phone 250-638-1626 or email FOR SALE 40 foot wooden yacht ‘as is’ or for parts. $5000 as it sits. Needs some ribs and boards replaced. Motor is a 6 cyl. Perkins diesel in excellent shape, doesn’t burn oil. Clutch is in exc. shape, no slippage. It has radar, GPS with all the charts from N Alaska to Oregon. Hydraulic anchor, boom and prawn trap drum. 2 banks of batteries. 200 gal. fuel tank c/w 180 gal of fuel. Spare 100 gal water tank all tanks stainless steel. Too many items to list. For viewing or questions call Ron @ 250-639-0439.

4946 Greig Ave.

Ph: 635-2909


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Sports Special: Riverboat Days 2012 ANNA KILLEN AND MARGARET SPEIRS PHOTOS

CLOCKWISE FROM top left: Jeff “Hot Rod” Ruston from the men’s Div. 1 team hustles against the Smithers/Houston team at the Rugby 7’s tournament; Bethany Brousseau and Sarah Marchand take part in the first annual Community Fitness Challenge held at the Thornhill Gymnastics Club. The club is raising money to purchase a new trampoline; Tyrell Gregorie serves at the always popular Mr. Mike’s Beach Blast Volleyball event; The Terrace Jr.’s huddle before their final game. In the Rugby 7’s tournament, the Terrace Northmen’s Div. 2 team took the top spot after playing Prince Rupert for the title and $1,000 prize; A Prince Rupert SOB player is up to bat during the Slo-pitch tournament. Eighteen teams participated in the tourney, from as far away as Fort St. James; Connor Palahicky from Terrace shows off his manual at the 13th annual Ruins Skateboard Competition at the Terrace Skatepark.

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Terrace Standard Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Sports Scope A LOOK ahead at what’s on the sports horizon. To have your sporting or athletic event included, email

Volleyball WITH A start date only a few weeks off, spaces are still available in the TRU WolfPack youth Volleyball camp hosted by coach Pat Hennelly for athletes looking to improve their volleyball skills. The camp runs from August 27 through the 30th at Caledonia. Registration forms can be picked up or dropped off at the Sportsplex. For more information, you can contact Pat Hennelly at or Keith Axelson at

King of the Mountain THE 35TH annual King of the Mountain Footrace takes place Aug. 26 at 10 a.m. The route has changed this year to be a 10km race incorporating the Terrace Mountain bike loop. Participants are asked to meet at 9 a.m. the day of the race for a briefing. Pre-register at All Seasons and Fiori Design.

Drag racing The Terrace Drag Racing Association is hosting its annual year-end competition September 1 and 2 at the Terrace-Kitimat airport. Saturday will see a King of the YXT race, pitting Terrace riders against each other while Sunday will be Points Brackets Races. Cost is $10 with discounts for children and seniors.

Dragon boating THE 7TH Annual Lakelse Dragon Boat Regatta will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, at Furlong Bay Provincial Park, Lakelse Lake. The day starts with team practices in the morning followed by opening ceremonies at 11 a.m. Mixed races run from noon until 5 p.m. and are around 250 metres in length. Twelve teams of 20 are expected. Barbecue and awards to follow.

*Ed. note: Rob Brown’s column will return next week


Derby girls up their skills FORMER TERRACE resident and member of the National Roller Derby team Brie “Bone Machine” Birdsell was back in town last week hosting a training camp for local roller derby team the Northcoast Nightmares. On Tuesday and Wednesday, at the Hawkair hanger and Sportsplex arena, respectively, around 15 players rolled out to learn how to up their game from Birdsell, who has been playing for six years in Montreal. “I went from not being able to stay up on my skates to playing for Team Canada in that time,” she said, noting she didn’t play while she lived in Terrace. She credits her experiences with her Montreal team the New Skids on the Block, ranked third in the Eastern Region, as well as the Montreal Roller Derby league’s athletic training regime with sharpening her skills. Roller derby bouts see teams of five-onfive skate the oval track. Points are won by each team’s jammer, whose job is to break away from the group, making laps on the rest of the pack. The sport has seen a major surge over the past few years, attracting a large spectator following in part because of the players’ colourful personalities and hard-hitting match-ups. The Nightmares were happy to have Birdsell here. “The boot camp itself was an amazing experience,” said Nightmares’ player Tanya “Lady IzaHella” Laton. “I don’t think we have ever pushed ourselves that hard before.” “I know that everyone came out of it a stronger more confident player,” she said, noting that there were attendees from other teams, some as far away as Nova Scotia at the camp. “The Terrace girls were great to train,” said Birdsell, noting they improved greatly over the two days, “They were quick learners, very open to feedback and hungry for more knowledge in their sport. I really enjoyed being able to share my knowledge with the derby players of my hometown.” Terrace’s roller derby players are keen and ready to get game play happening in Terrace, but more infrastructure – refs, officials, coaches – is needed to make that


BRIE “BONE Machine” Birdsell shows off a defensive move while training the Northcoast Nightmares at the Sportsplex arena on Aug. 9. happen. “That’s the biggest challenge of bringing a new sport to a community,” she said. But, “with all of the hockey and community sports that are present in Terrace, once they have more of a structure in place, roller derby could really take off.” Terrace’s derby team is on the hunt for volunteers and new recruits. They have 10

benchmarked players ready to roll and are working hard to increase that number. “If anyone in town is interested in coaching a new sport, I would highly recommend working with the Northcoast Nightmares,” said Birdsell. “They are a team of dedicated women willing to train hard to be competitive in roller derby, and have fun doing it.”

Hot August Nites drag racing event sizzles


RUSS DUTNECHT, nearside, launches against Bruce Daum in the Super Pro finals on Monday to take home the win.

HOT AUGUST Nites, indeed. With temperatures climbing past 30 degrees for the event, held August 5 and 6 during Riverboat Days, the race certainly lived up to its name. Sunday kicked off with the continuation of Points brackets racing where Delany Ribeiro extended her reign as the Jr.’s Champion, holding on to the top spot from the previous event and giving her a solid lead in the points race. She battled with Quinn Amado, who took second place in an exciting all girls battle. In the Sportsman Class, that runs 8.60 seconds and up, Tom Ponzini took first while Steve Derby, a first time racer at the Terrace Drag Racing Association (TDRA) took second. For Pro, which runs anywhere from 7.36 – 8.59 seconds on the one-eighth mile track, Ken Kaperlari, racing out of Telkwa in his ‘56 Chevy Belair took first place. Kris Barnett, once again proving his strength and fierceness as a competitor, took first in the Super Pro class. But that wasn’t his only win – he took the weekend as an opportunity to propose to his girlfriend, Desiree Faber, who accepted his proposal. Monday’s races included MacCarthy

Motor’s Quick 8, in which the eight fastest machines on the property go head-to-head in an all-out heads up race for cash followed by the King of the YXT, where Terrace racers are pitted against each other to see who is the most consistent racer of the day. Chris Bie took the top spot and Delany Ribeiro made it a double win by taking first in the Jr. King (or in her case, Queen) of the YXT. Full results below: Sunday’s winners Jr. Dragster: 1st- Delany Ribeiro 2nd- Maddy Amado 3rd- Lou Ribeiro Sportsman: 1st- Tom Ponzini 2nd- Steve Derby 3rd- Randy Kluss Pro: 1st- Ken Kaperlari 2ndLaurence Wilkins 3rd- Randy Baker Super Pro: 1st- Kris Barnett 2nd- Norm Schweggler

3rd- Gord Hidber Mondays winners: King of the YXT Jr. Dragster: 1st- Delany Ribeiro King of the YXT: 1st- Chris Bie 2nd- Dwayne Adams Gamblers: 1st- John Wreggitt Quick 8: 1st-Russ Gutknecht Super Pro: 1st-Russ Gutnecht 2nd-Bruce Daum 3rd- Gord Hidber



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SUSANN WILLIAMSON (middle) owns Mountainside Gallery. Her goal is a space to bring together artists, such as Kathleen Stuart (right), with art patrons such as Judy Chrysler (left).


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LOCAL ARTISTS and art-lovers have a new space to come together. Susann Williamson is running Mountainside Gallery and Framing, which had its grand opening Aug. 11 and 12 at its location at Skeena Landing. But its doors were able to open because of greater community support of the Terrace arts scene. “The big difference is there are not only artists supporting artists but community members as well,” said Williamson. “Everyone’s been involved. “The arts scene is growing bigger and bigger.” All the artwork at the gallery is local and original work, with some consignment and estate art. Everything has a story, a history

and the opportunity to form a relationship with the artist, Williamson said. The walls are covered with pieces from local art legends like ‘Big Bob’ Park, Edward Epp, Al and Nan Richardson, Freda Diesing and Marion Schlegel. Her plans to continue promoting arts in Terrace include workshops to take place at the gallery; a juried art show, where locals can gain feedback on their work from established professionals; meet the artist events; and bringing in an art appraiser. One thing she is not worried about is demand. “There’s been a shift in the last 10 years. People don’t want junk. (They) are looking closer to home for authentic, quality, local art,” she said.


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