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The Symphony of the Kootenays held its annual general meeting Tuesday evening this week, with a capacity crowd in attendance at Christ Church Anglican. The former interim board of directors was unanimously voted in and is now official. Exciting changes are in the offing, said Board President Steen Jorgensen. See more in Friday’s Daily Townsman. Above — the Symphony of the Kootenays’ Board of Directors. Front row, left to right: Karen Clark, Secretary; Shirley Hansen, Terry Lynn Jeffers, Director of Administration; Lorraine Butler. Back row: Steen Jorgensen, President; Ian Adams, Ruth Sawatsky, Patrick Heatherley, Michael Grossman, Treasurer. Not pictured: Rob MacDonald, Vice President, and Aura Pon.

Latest census says marriage on the decline CAROLYN GRANT Daily Bulletin

The latest census figures from Stats Canada show that what we know as traditional marriage is on the decline both nationally and in Kimberley and Cranbrook. Statistics Canada released the latest data from the May 2011 census on Thursday. Across Canada, the

percentage of married couples has dropped over the last five years from 68.6 per cent to 67 per cent of all families. Couples living together without being legally married make up 16.7 per cent of all families across the country, an increase from the 2006 census when it was 15.5 per cent.

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The autumn of the bruins

Bears are “all over the place;” Sightings pouring in in Kimberley and Cranbrook C A R O LYN G R A N T Daily Bulletin

“Insane” is how Shaunna McInnis of East Kootenay Wildlife Aware describes bear activity in Kimberley and Cranbrook for the first three weeks of September. “Starting September 1, it was amazing. It was like all the bears had Blackberries or something, with an alarm telling them it was September,” McInnis said. “The sightings just started pouring in. I got 28 new sightings yesterday (Tuesday), most of those in Kimberley, though bears are very active in Cranbrook too. They are all over the

place.” McInnis says that she knows a couple of bears have been put down, though she hasn’t been able to catch up with the Conservation Officer to confirm it. Incidents include a bear climbing through a window into a home in Morrison Sub. In that case, a dog chased it out. In Townsite, a bear broke into a garage where garbage was stored, got the garbage and then got into the freezer. A sow and cubs have been looking into windows in Marysville. In Cranbrook, McInnis says bears are actively getting into garbage at Jim Smith Lake. There have also been a lot of sightings

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in rural areas like Wycliffe Park Road. “Even out in the country, you need to pick your fruit trees and make sure your livestock feed is put away,” McInnis said. So what’s special about this year? “Is it unusual? I don’t know,” she said. “It’s certainly different from last year when most of the calls were in the spring.” It could be that it’s a bumper fruit year — trees are full of fruit. Which brings around the standard message at this time of year, pick your fruit and secure your garbage. If you have fruit to pick and

can’t manage it yourself, Wildsight can help you by potentially matching you up with someone looking for fruit. You can find all sorts of information on Wildsight’s Apple Capture project at www.wildsight.ca/ apple. There are two presses in Kimberley and one in Cranbrook. “Wildsight can match you up and they also have an apple press and fruit dehydrator you can borrow,” McInnis said. “The apples press is awesome, it makes the best juice.” The Kimberley Independent School students will also be out picking in the coming days.

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New census looks at the Canadian family Continued from page 1

A census family is defined by Stats Canada as being composed of a married or common-law couple, including those with children, or of a lone parent living with at least one child in the same household. Kimberley’s total population in 2011 was 6,652 with a median age of 46.3 84.6 per cent of the population wazs 15 or over, about on par with the rest of the East Kootenay. Cranbrook’s total population was 19,320 with a medial age of 43.1 and 83.2 per cent over 15. That means there are 16,075 people 15 and over in Cranbrook. Of those, 9,625 are married or living common law with a partner; 3,660 never married; 545 separated, 1,160 divorced; and 1,090 widowed. With 5,635 census families in private households in Cranbrook, 3,915 are married, 69.5 per cent of the population. In the last census in 2006, 69.8 per cent of couples were married. In Kimberley, 70.7 per cent of families are married couples (with and without children at home). In 2006, 71.5 per cent of Kimberley families were married couples. Across Canada, the percentage of married couples has dropped over the last five years from 68.6 per cent to 67 per cent of all families. Couples living together without being legally married make up 16.7 per cent of all families across the country, an increase from the 2006 census when it was 15.5 per cent. Common-law families make up 14.2 per cent of Cranbrook families and 17.4 per cent of Kimberley families. Stepfamilies - defined by Statistics Canada as couples living with one or more children where at least one child is the biological or adopted child of only one of the parents - represent 5.6 per cent of all families in Kimberley. In Cranbrook 7.2 per cent of families are stepfamilies. This is the first time Statistics Canada has counted stepfamilies in a census. In Cranbrook, 9.9 per cent of people are divorced, in Kimberley 9.6. In Kimberley 12.2 per cent of families are headed by single parents: 9.4 per cent by single mothers and 3 per cent by fathers. 16.3 per cent of families in Cranbrook are headed by single parents: 12.7 per cent by single mothers and 3.6 per cent by fathers. In Cranbrook, 4.7 per cent of households have adult children 25 and over living at home. In Kimberley, that number is 3.7 per cent.

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The Cranbrook Health Unit Terry Fox Run raised $400 for the cause on Sept. 13. Cranbrook boasts the only health unit that hosts its own Terry Fox Run every year, and has raised $4,000 since it began nine years ago. In photo, left to right: Michelle, Petra, Sue, Dawn (Chika the Labrador puppy), Kenora, Karen, Tracy and Jordyn.

St. Mary’s Band heading to the polls Three councillor positions open, election set for October 24.

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The St. Mary’s Band is heading to the polls this October with three vacant positions available including current Chief Cheryl Casimer’s. The band holds elections every two years with each position lasting for four. Vickie Thomas, chief operating officer for the St. Mary’s Band Administration, said the overlap allows at least two members to remain on the board to welcome in potential new members and provide their expertise. “There’s no complete political turnover,” she said, adding that the staggered elections provides stability. “If we had a complete council turnover we wouldn’t know what we were working on.” The councillors who will be vacating their positions are Marty Williams and Jim Whitehead, while Joe Pierre and Corey Walkley will remain.

The band is always busy, and with overlapping councillors they can continue working on important issues in the community without a significant learning curve. Thomas said this year the election process will take on a slightly new format. Previously, newly-elected councillors would be voted in during October, and would spend November and December shadowing the former councillors in their final months. Now the new councillors will be sworn in November 1 and will have voting power as of that day. “It gave them an opportunity to get familiarized,” Thomas said. Now the new councillors will rely on the experience of Pierre and Walkley a little more as they start fresh on November 1. “I think they would turn to their colleagues and learn from them,” Thomas said. Casimer has announced she

will run again, after completing her first four-year term as chief. Before assuming the position she was a councillor for 12 years. Thomas said Casimer will bring a wealth of experience to the process and there shouldn’t be any issues with the new starting date. “With the experience it’s not going to be too much of a turnover,” she said. The chief is elected in the same way the councillors are. The electorate will vote for the councillors and the person who receives the most votes becomes the chief. “They all have to be prepared to step up to that,” Thomas said. There are several key issues that will be discussed at the October 17 all-candidates forum which will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the St. Mary’s Band Hall. Those include building on the strategic plan that has been developed by the band in con-

sultation with residents and establishing which initiatives should have priority. “I believe all the candidates will have one area of expertise in the strategic plan that they would like to focus on,” Thomas said. “Whoever’s nominated the electors get the opportunity to ask the candidates questions.” Another issue is achieving potable water throughout the band. Currently many residents rely on individual wells. The nomination meeting for candidates will be held on October 10 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the St. Mary’s Band Hall. All members of the St. Mary’s Band are eligible to vote automatically. Voting will take place October 24 at the St. Mary’s Administration boardroom from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any voters who will not be available on that day can register for a mail-in ballot by emailing chief electoral officer Marion Eunson at meunson@ktunaxa.org.


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FACTS Open burning ban extended You Need to Know About…

B.C. Coaches Week With

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As Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, it is my honour to proclaim the week of Sept. 15 – 22 as B.C. Coaches Week. As someone whose character was formed as much by competitive sports as anything else in my life except my parents, I can quite easily think back to hockey, football and basketball coaches who actually changed me, who taught me about important fundamentals like discipline, winning and losing. I am a great admirer of the good coach.

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During the last year, B.C. has provided more than $2 million in funding for coach development. This is the sixth year we’ve paid tribute to coaches throughout the province by celebrating B.C. Coaches Week.

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Phone: 250-417-6022 Fax: 250-417-6026 bill.bennett.mla@leg.bc.ca

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The Southeast Fire Centre has extended a ban on open burning until October 15 following a lack of precipitation in the region. Karlie Shaughnessy, fire information officer for the wildfire management branch, said it isn’t unusual for a ban to be extended this far into the fall and it all hinges on the weather at the moment. “We haven’t had a ton of rain,” she said. “We just need to see more rain and cooler temperatures to accompany that.” The extension became effective Wednesday at noon and includes all Category 2 and 3 burning. Category 2 is any backyard burning including grass, and Category 3 is industrial pile burning. Shaughnessy said that although there haven’t been any significant wildfires in the Southeast region, the threat is still there. “There’s still a chance of fire spreading,” she said. The extension does

not ban campfires that are half a metre wide by half a metre tall, however the district is reminding campers to not light any fires in windy conditions and to never leave fires unattended. Right now across B.C., Shaughnessy said there are no fires of note and

none threatening any structures. There have been 193 wildfires in the Southeast District since April 1 burning a total of 1,288 hectares. Shaughnessy said that if the region receives rain moving into fall, the ban on backyard burning could be lifted to allow

homeowners to clean up areas on their property. “There is no backyard burning – yet,’ she said. The ban is extended until October 15, but could be extended further if no rain falls before that time. This prohibition covers all BC Parks, Crown

lands and private lands but does not apply within the boundaries of local governments that have forest fire prevention bylaws and are serviced by a fire department. Please check with civic authorities for any other restrictions before lighting a fire.

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RBC presented a cheque for $4,200 to the United Way of Cranbrook and Kimberley on Tuesday, September 18. The donation is the proceeds of the RBC employee campaign. Pictured, left to right: RBC’s manager of client care Tracy Briere, United Way board chair Bev Campbell, RBC branch manager Maureen Foxworthy, and United Way directors Suzanne Pederson and Lourdes Roxas-Butalid.

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Of the 40,000 coaches represented by the Coaches Association of B.C., 98 per cent are volunteers. Remember to say a special thanks to the coaches in your community this week. They make a tremendous contribution.

The Southeast Fire Centre has extended the open burning ban until October 15

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Kimberley & District Community Foundation is inviting registered non-profit charitable organizations to apply for grants from the Kootenay Savings Community Fund and the KDCF Community Funds. The purpose of these grants is to provide assistance with the funding of educational, cultural, environmental, or economic non profit projects that will be of assistance to the communities of Kimberley and area, including Skookumchuck, St. Mary’s, Ta Ta Creek, Meadowbrook, Wycliffe, and Wasa. While all applications will be considered, preference will be given to those organizations that have not already received grants in 2012, and have an annual working budget of less than $50,000. Please note these grants are NOT for ongoing operating costs (e.g. salaries, utilities). Please contact Theresa Cundiff (Grants Committee Chair) at 250-427-3585 or tcundiff@shaw.ca for more information. Application forms are available at Kimberley City Hall or can be downloaded from our web site at kimberleyfoundation.ca Deadline for applications is Friday, November 2, 2012.


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BC Conservative rivals square off Tom Fle tc her Black Press

The BC Conservative Party annual general meeting Saturday is heading toward a showdown over leadership. The party, which laboured in the political wilderness for years, gained traction after former Delta MP John Cummins became leader in May 2011, rising as high as 20 per cent in recent opinion polls. Now some party members want to challenge Cummins’ leadership. They are running as a slate for party executive positions, headed by Ben Besler of Chilliwack, who ran for the party in the 2009 provincial election, when it was led by Wilf Hanni. A pro-Cummins slate headed by director-atlarge Al Siebring, a North Cowichan councillor, was announced in response. Siebring calls his slate the “A Team,” and it includes supporters who billed themselves as “Friends of John Cummins” in a series of news releases responding to calls for a leadership review. Siebring said Wednesday that Cummins’ leadership is being questioned by “a few noisy individuals” who have damaged the party’s credibility at a critical time in preparation for the election next May. Siebring said only four of 26 board members are backing a leadership review, and he expects it to be voted down easily at Saturday’s meeting in Langley. Cummins told Kamloops radio station CKNL he isn’t too concerned about detractors

within the party, calling it “the normal course of events” in any organization. Party members are voting on whether his leadership should be reviewed, with ballots mailed to all BC Conservative members. Party treasurer Lambert Leung of Richmond, who is standing for reelection with the “A Team” slate, said some members mailed in their ballots and others are bringing them to Saturday’s meeting, where the results will be tabulated and announced. Cummins is scheduled to address the membership at 12:30, and results of the vote for executive positions will be announced Saturday afternoon. With Besler running for party president, the dissident slate includes John Crocock, a former regional director for the Burnaby-Coquitlam region, Betty Newton of New Westminster, currently the deputy financial agent, Burnaby North constituency president Ariane Eckardt, Surrey regional director James Ram, Vancouver-Kingsway constituency president Milan Kljajic and Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows constituency president Robbie Armstrong. The pro-Cummins slate is Siebring for president, Jim Sutherland of Kelowna for vice-president, Leung for treasurer, Linda Bellamy of Langley for secretary, and director-at-large candidates Dan Denis of Vancouver, Daniel Brooks of Vanderhoof, Doug Machan of Kelowna and Dennis Belliveau of Parksville-Qualicum.

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Familiarization Flying, commonly known as “Famil Flying”, took place for several lucky air cadets from 552 Key City Squadron, on September 8 & 9 at Cranbrook International Airport. Cadets were given lessons on topics related to flying, safety briefing, 30 minute flight and a de-briefing. Several cadets on Sunday were treated to the surprise landing of two vintage air craft, 1941 & 1952 Harvard Trainer. The pilots, from Camrose Alberta, allowed the cadets to have an up close look at their aircraft after they fueled. Weather permitting; we are scheduled to go gliding in early November, along with 279 & 266 Air Cadet Squadrons.

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Enormous, mysterious and unusable When Queen Christina of Sweden abdicated to Rome in 1654, she took the Royal Library with her, but left behind a book titled the “Codex Gigas.” It remains unknown as to why she left it behind, but perhaps it was the book’s size. Standing at over three feet and weighing close to 170 pounds, the “Codex Gigas” is the largest medieval manuscript in the world. Bound in wood and leather, the pages are made out of scraped calfskin (it would have taken 160 calves to make this book). As wieldy as a couch (and roughly the same size), she may have decided simply not to bother with it. More than likely though it was the book’s title which caused Christina to leave it behind. The “Codex Gigas” is best known to most by its other name: “The Devil’s Bible.” Which is misleading. The “Codex Gigas” is not a satanic text or magical grimoire, but an actual Bible, made up of the JudaeoChristian Old and New Testament. It also contains a few shorter works, including a medical treatise, a calendar of saints, and rules for penitence. There is also a

section on cleansing evil spirits, which includes a full page illustration of the devil or a demon. It is this illustration which gives the book its more ominous name. Adding to the book’s prominence and mystique is the fact that no one knows who MIKE’S BOOKNOTES made it. The book’s first Mike Selby owners were a sect of Benedictine monks in 13th century Bohemia. Although they owned it, they were far too poor to have made any book, let alone this monstrosity. A legend arose that it was written by a single monk in just one night, after making a pact with the Devil for assistance. Although this is obviously a reworking of the dark ages Theophilus legend, it demonstrates the book was so unique people ascribed supernatural origins to it. The “Codex Gigas/Devil’s Bible” survived numerous wars, including the Hussite invasion of 1420. The monks were well practiced in shipping it from monastery to monastery, all in the hope of protecting it. This worked for a little over a century, until Rudolph II of Prague came to power in 1557. Rudolph II was a major book

The Codex Gigas: A pocket book it ain’t! collector. He was also enthralled with anything to do with the occult, and he may have felt “The Devil’s Bible” was right up his alley. He borrowed the book from the monks to make his own copy, and as one can probably guess, he had no intention of returning it. Another odd feature of the book is the astounding number of signatures left on various pages. Where ever the book was, people used it as a type of guest register. Sweden invaded Prague in

1649, and returned the “Codex Gigas” back to Stockholm. And since Christina didn’t take it with her, it has remained there ever since. It also remains one of the most mysterious and — due to its size — unusable books in the world. (The entire manuscript can be viewed online at www. kb.se/codex-gigas/eng/). Mike Selby is Reference Librarian at the Cranbrook Public Library

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Cranbrook’s economy in 2012 What’s Up?

This is an excerpt from a talk given at the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Sept. 19, 2012.

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et’s move for a few minutes to an area that I know is of interest to all of you — our economy. When Mayors from other communities ask me how we’re doing my answer is we’re doing okay, our economy is diverse and relatively stable. Let me share with you some statistics to support that: • Business Licences — in 2011 we issued 1,318 Business Licences in Cranbrook. So far in 2012 we have issued 1,432 licences, an increase of 114. • Building Permits — the total value of construction permits up to the end of August was $24,117,039.31 which is a 33 per cent increase over 2011. While some of that was due to damage to residences from the July windstorm new industrial development is at $3,281,699 which is 3.5 times as much as we saw in 2011 ($925,000). • Airport Traffic — Passenger use is up six per cent over last year to date and we are on target to see over 113,360 passengers by year end, a five per cent increase over 2011. While we will miss Integra

Air and look forward to seeing them return in future they only accounted for 1/2 of one per cent of that increase. We are in a good position to attract WestJet into Cranbrook in 2013 and you can best help get them here by using the airport as frequently as possible. We are also looking to establish an industrial park at the airport capitalizing on access to transportation of goods by air. You can learn more about the Canadian Rockies International Airport by attending a Business after Business networking event being held from 5 – 7 pm on October 18 to help celebrate small business week. • I am very much looking forward to receiving the report that I requested from the Chamber that will help us as a Council better understand the barriers and challenges that businesses face here in our city. Knowledge is key to creating change — the more that you can collectively educate me and your Council the better our decision making will be – so don’t be shy!

• There are three large projects on the horizon, all of which are important to the social fabric and general well-being of our 19,318 citizens, as well as being significant potential boosts to our economy: 1. A new intensive care unit for the hospital — estimated cost of $20 million and requiring Interior Health’s support. 2. A new homeless shelter and short-term transitional housing lead by the Wayne Salvation Army – Stetski estimated cost of $16 million and requiring the support of the BC Housing Commission. 3. Replacement of 60 year old Mt. Baker School with a new high school and neighborhood learning centre, which will also likely require a new Key City Theatre. Cost estimate for the school ranges between $35 and $40 million, including the theatre and for a stand-alone theatre between $6 and $15 million dollars. The Ministry of Education is key for this initiative, and of course the Province of BC is central to all of them, and these are difficult fiscal times. Still, I live in hope, and having our MLA Bill Bennett back in Cabinet

can only help. I also have hope because earlier this year I met with a senior representative from the Bank of Canada who said they are projecting an improvement in the economy for 2013. Other projects we are interested in pursuing include: 1. Further building relationships with Wonju, South Korea following the visit of six of their senior elected officials to Cranbrook in August. 2. Encouraging development in downtown Cranbrook subsequent to Council’s recent approval of the Downtown Revitalization Tax Exemption By-law which provides five years of tax relief for qualified improvements. 3. Establishing a first class tourism industry building on the great work being done by the Chambers Tourism Cranbrook sub-committee. We live in a first class area for tourism rich in scenery, wildlife and recreation – we need to focus on it and make it work for us and grow our visitor economy!

nario he drew about the alleged If all of the 47 percent of Amerthreat from Iran. “If I were Iran - a icans who do not pay income tax crazed fanatic, I’d say let’s get a automatically vote for Barack little fissile material to Hezbollah, Obama and the Democratic have them carry it to Chicago or Party, then the Republicans can some other place, and then if any- never win an election. At least not thing goes wrong, or America unless EVERYBODY who pays instarts acting up, we’ll just say, come tax votes Republican, which ‘Guess what? Unless you stand seems pretty unlikely. down, why, we’re going to let off a Surely some tax-payers must dirty bomb’.” vote Democratic, even if they are This is only one or two steps only Latinos, African-Americans, short of expressing a fear of were- gays, women, Asians, union wolves, but in the members, and U.S this sort of effete Eastern indiscourse is routellectuals. And tine. The U.S. Desome non-taxpartment of Depayers certainly fense regularly do vote RepubliGwynne uses equally can. In fact, the Dyer shoddy and cyniRepublican Parcal arguments to ty’s core strategy justify its huge budget. Romney for decades has been to win will not get into any trouble with white, working-class votes by the electorate for this “gaffe”. stressing its conservative social Where it all went wrong was values. Without their votes, the when he said that “There are 47% last Republican president would of the people who will vote for the have been Dwight D. Eisenhower. president no matter what,” referBut Romney actually disring to the Americans who don’t missed the importance of those pay income tax. “There are 47% voters, although white, workingwho are with (Obama), who are class voters who are unemployed dependent upon government, or underemployed, and pay no who believe that they are victims, taxes, could make the difference who believe the government has between victory and defeat for a responsibility to care for them, him. So could retired people too who believe that they are entitled poor to pay taxes, who are often to health care, to food, to housing, social conservatives. to you-name-it.” In Romney’s view, his role “is The audience at the fund-rais- not to worry about those people er obviously believes that, and it’s (the 47 percent). I’ll never conpretty likely that Romney believes vince them they should take perit himself, but it is simply not true. sonal responsibility and care for

their lives.” If this is not outright contempt, it comes very close. It was especially reckless of Romney to couch the whole discourse in terms of who pay taxes or doesn’t. This from a man who has refused to release more than the past two years of his own tax returns. Why endure all the criticism about not releasing the past five years, say, if there was nothing to hide in the returns for the preceding years? Like, maybe, the possibility that Romney paid no tax at all in those previous returns. The people who pay no taxes in the United States are the very poor and the very rich, and Romney certainly falls into the latter category. If he paid no tax at all in 2007, 2008 and 2009, say, he would have fallen into the 47 percent in those years. So should we conclude that he voted for Obama in 2008? Probably not, and we can feel a certain sympathy for a man whose supposedly private remarks have been dragged into the public domain. But he should have known better. Almost invisible to him, there was another group of people in that room who were not rich at all: the people who waited on the tables of the mighty. It was almost certainly one of those helots who took the video of his talk. They are getting in everywhere. Gwynne Dyer is an independent journalist based in London

Wayne Stetski is Mayor of Cranbrook. The opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the City of Cranbrook.

Is Romney one of the 47 per cent? It has always been hard for people with strong opinions to tolerate the discipline of electoral politics, which demands that they never speak their minds in public. Say what you really think, and you are bound to alienate some of the votes that you need to win. But it’s getting harder: even at private gatherings, today’s politicians are likely to be secretly video-recorded, so they must NEVER reveal their true opinions. The latest victim of this rule is Mitt Romney, the Republican candidate for the US presidency. He needed to feed some red meat to the people who had paid $50,000 a head to attend a fundraiser in May in Florida. Most of them doubtless believed that poor Americans are shiftless, Palestinians are evil, and Iranians are crazed fanatics, and they were not paying to have their views challenged. Still, he should have been more careful. Blaming the failure of 19 years of negotiation to bring a peace settlement in the Arab-Israeli dispute entirely on the Palestinians was not going to get him in trouble at home. “The Palestinians have no interest whatsoever in establishing peace,” he said, which would be seen as a distortion of the truth in most parts of the world, but it does no harm to Romney domestically. Indeed, lots of Obama voters think that too. Same goes for the bizarre sce-

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Fans can still get their hockey fix in spite of the lockout There will be no NHL this hockey season. Let the wailing commence. That’s right—as Gary Bettman and Donald Fehr stare each other down across the bargaining table, there is a public relations battle going on, with the league and the players association pointing fingers and laying the blame. This will be the fourth lockout in Bettman’s 20year tenure as commissioner of the NHL, which, to me, is a symptom of the growing problems owners face as overhead costs rise and player salaries skyrocket. However, you can’t blame the players for wanting a fair share of the pie. Yes, owners take all the financial risks, but these players are the best

in the world and they spend their youth chasing a dream of playing professionally that, for many, never materializes. The owners got what they wanted last time—a salary cap—but that didn’t stop general managers from finding loopholes. Add the ridiculous contracts of players like Shea Weber, Ryan Suter and Zach Parise, all of whom signed for $100 million over a dozen years or so and you gotta wonder how financially broke these owners are. The NHL complains about rising salaries, yet owners agree to those kind of contracts. Really? I am a hockey fan. I love the game, and I love watching the game. But I have no interest

in seeing two sides negotiate through the media, telling everyone how much they’d love to be playing when they’re not even talking to each other. I’d rather watch Ryan Nugent-Hopkins streak down the ice and score, or Dustin Brown crush someone in an open-ice hit, or Cory Schneider make a highlight-reel save. But that’s likely not happening this year. However, Kootenay fans, all hope of enjoying hockey is not lost. It may not be professional hockey, but it’s close and it’s live. Cranbrook is one of the smallest markets in the CHL and lucky enough to have a WHL team. The Kootenay Ice have been incredibly

Trevor Crawley successful since relocating from Edmonton in 1998, making it into every single postseason and capturing three league championships and a Memorial Cup. There are teams that are twice as old in the WHL without either accomplishment to their names. The Kimberley Dynamiters of the KIJHL have a rich history in the re-

gion, having existed as an organization for over 80 years. The Nitros, former world champions from many years ago, are currently coached by an exNHL player and feature a few hometown heroes on the roster. I guarantee these young men love nothing more than playing the game they love in front of a raucous crowd chanting their names and exploding as one when the puck crosses the goal line or ricochets off the twine. My brother played four years of junior hockey, mainly with the Fernie Ghostriders, and I got to see a number of guys develop into better players and move up to higher tiers. Drayson Bowman, a left-wing sniper, spent

his rookie year with the Dynamiters in 2004/05, then graduated to the WHL with the Spokane Chiefs. After a four-year career in major-junior hockey, he moved into professional hockey with the AHL and the NHL as inside the Carolina Hurricanes’ system. Jace Coyle, a Cranbrook kid, spent his rookie year with the Ghostriders, then went to the Chiefs and the Medicine Hat Tigers for few years before playing his first pro year in the AHL with the Texas Stars last season. I enjoy WHL and KIJHL hockey because it’s raw. You can really tell the difference between the guys who are driven and committed to reaching higher levels against

the guys who are destined to age out of junior and rejoin the real world. It may not be professional hockey, but players at all levels appreciate fan support, so instead of waiting for a Calgary Flames game that isn’t going to happen this season, head down to Western Financial Place and cheer on the Kootenay Ice, or take a trip down to the Civic Centre in Kimberley and throw your allegiance behind the Nitros. The NHL and the NHLPA have a long way to go before reaching a deal as both sides are far apart from an ideological standpoint. But hockey is still alive and well in the Kootenays and fans just need to get off their duffs and down to the arena to get their fix.

NHL staff told they’ll be reduced to Blue Jays fall 4-2 to Yankees four day work weeks during lockout HOWIE RUMBERG Associated Press

CHRIS JOHNSTON Canadian Press

TORONTO - The NHL lockout is only a few days old but its effects are already being felt around the league. With a number of bigname players continuing to head for Europe, NHL employees were informed Wednesday that their salaries are scheduled to be cut 20 per cent across the board. That will come into effect on Oct. 1, when full-time staff are reduced to a four-day work week. The news was delivered by commissioner Gary Bettman during a Wednesday morning staff meeting, according

to league spokesman Gary Meagher. The NHL also announced the cancellation of pre-season games through Sept. 30, as well as the postponement of the Kraft Hockeyville pre-season game scheduled for Oct. 3 in Belleville, Ont., to the 201314 season. Unlike in September 2004, when more than 50 per cent of NHL employees were laid off just days into the lockout, the league is trying to avoid cutting staff. Deputy commissioner Bill Daly told The Canadian Press over the weekend that there were no immediate plans for layoffs, al-

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though multiple sources who attended Wednesday’s meeting said employees were warned that further cuts could be coming in the future. A number of teams, including the Ottawa Senators and Florida Panthers, announced layoffs earlier this week. The Senators also placed their remaining staff on a reduced work schedule. “Every full-time, every part-time employee is affected by a work stoppage,” team president Cyril Leeder said Monday. Bettman and Daly both decided to forgo their salary during the lockout, according to sources. Donald Fehr, the executive director of the NHL Players’ Association, hasn’t been paid since the beginning of July. As the lockout moved into its fourth day, there were still no formal bargaining sessions scheduled between the league and NHLPA. The sides last sat down together on Sept. 12. With it becoming clear NHL training camps won’t open as scheduled on Friday, players continued to seek work overseas. On

Wednesday, Jason Spezza signed a deal with Rapperswil-Jona in Switzerland, Anze Kopitar agreed to join brother Gasper with Mora in Sweden and Russian stars Alex Ovechkin (Moscow Dynamo) and Pavel Datsyuk (CSKA Moscow) each returned home to play in the KHL. Rick Nash also arrived in Switzerland, where he’ll again play alongside Joe Thornton with HC Davos, and said that he believes the lockout could last the entire season - just as it did in 2004-05. “It doesn’t look positive,” Nash told newspaper Sudostschweiz. “It could be a season-long break.” Even though that remains a long way off, frustration is clearly mounting. Buffalo Sabres goaltender Jhonas Enroth became the latest player to take to Twitter and blame Bettman for another NHL work stoppage, the fourth in two decades. “So sick of this lockout. Playing in the NHL (has) been a life long dream and now we can’t bc GB (wants) more money from us? #imlosingtime,” Enroth wrote Wednesday.

NEW YORK - Andy Pettitte pitched five sparkling innings in his return from a broken leg and his bullpen barely held on, keeping the New York Yankees atop the AL East with a 4-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays in the opener of Wednesday’s day-night doubleheader. Pettitte (4-3) looked his old steely self in giving up four hits in his first September start since 2010. The 40-year-old left-hander, injured on June 27, boosted the Yankees into a half-game division lead over the pesky Baltimore Orioles. Robinson Cano had an RBI double in a threerun first against Henderson Alvarez (9-13) that

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jam in the eighth after Toronto closed to 3-2, and New York extended a winning streak to three for the first time since Aug. 13-15.

OHL cracks down on repeat fighters with suspensions, team fines C ANADIAN PRESS

TORONTO - Fighting could end up costing players more than five minutes in the penalty box in the Ontario Hockey League this season. The league announced several rule revisions Wednesday, with some noteworthy changes to how the league will handle supplemental discipline. Players who exceed 10

fighting majors will face suspensions from the 11th fight on. They will get twogame bans for every fighting major assessed after the first 10 and four games if they are deemed the instigator. From the 16th fighting major on, the player’s team is fined $1,000. Under the new policy, 25 players would have faced suspensions in the

2011-12 season. The OHL also announced it will be adjusting its playoff format. The higher-ranked team in a playoff series will host the first two games, while the lowerranked team hosts the next two. The final three games would alternate. Currently, all seven games in a playoff series alternate between the two cities.


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Sports WHL teams could see box offices increases during NHL lockout Scott Edmonds Canadian Press

With no NHL hockey, at least for now, the Western Hockey League could be heading for a brisk year at the box office. It’s already flexing onice muscle with the major impact its players are having on Canada’s junior teams and in the NHL draft. “Obviously, we all hope the NHL is back playing as quickly as possible, it’s important for the game,” said WHL commissioner Ron Robison. “Right now, we don’t see a real significant impact to start the season but, should this be an extended lockout, then per-

haps as the season progresses we’ll see more coverage and more attendance.” In the last full-season lockout in 2004-05, the Saskatoon Blades say they saw an increase of as much as 30 per cent in attendance. That would be especially welcome for some smaller cashstrapped franchises. Just like the NHL, the WHL has issues with some of its smaller markets, admits Robison, but he believes the model is working for the most part. “We always have the challenge of the smaller markets competing with larger markets in our league and ensuring that

Manning’s confidence ‘not deterred at all’ after tough loss at Atlanta Eddie Pells Associated Press

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - If Peyton Manning is sore, he’s not saying. If his confidence is waning, he’d be the last to let anyone know. Back on the practice field following his first loss as a Denver Bronco, Manning wouldn’t offer much Wednesday when asked if the hits he took against Atlanta had any lasting impact. “I don’t really get into that,” Manning

said. “I’ve never really answered that question before. So, I’m full participation in practice.” As for those three interceptions he threw in the first quarter against the Falcons - well, Manning says, these things happen. But, he insists, they certainly didn’t diminish his confidence heading into Sunday’s game against Houston. “It’s not deterred at all, if you’re insinuating that,” he said.

California hockey team pokes fun at opposing city’s bankruptcy Associated Press

FRESNO, Calif. - A hockey game promotion poking fun at America’s largest bankrupt city has caused a tiff between fans and newspaper columnists in California’s Central Valley. The Condors, a Bakersfield minor league hockey team, advertised its game against Stockton Thunder on Dec. 27 as “Our City Isn’t Bankrupt Night.” The team promised to give away phoney $1 million bills and a few brand new Rolls Royce automobiles. “Bakersfield isn’t bankrupt, but Stockton is. They’re in town and we’re going to show them just

how much we’re rolling in the dough,” the original promo said. “We’re all about lending a helping hand in Condorstown.” Stockton residents were not amused. The river port city filed for bankruptcy protection in June, making it the largest U.S. city ever to go broke. Stockton was pushed to the brink by high foreclosure rates, expensive investments and generous retiree benefits. Thunder officials and Stockton columnists tore at their opponent for making fun of the city’s financial woes. They called the promo classless and tasteless, even urging a boycott of the game.

we have a business model we can live with,” he said. The regular 2012-13 WHL season starts Thursday, with the Kootenay Ice visiting the Edmonton Oil Kings. Still loaded with future NHL talent (eight draft picks), last year’s WHL champion Oil Kings look like the team to beat again this season for the Ed Chynoweth Cup. But coach Derek Laxdal isn’t looking that far ahead. “We’ve got five or six new players on our lineup this year and, like any team, you’re going to pick up injuries and you’ve got to go through the course of the season,

“We always have the challenge of the smaller markets competing with the larger markets in our league and ensuring that we have a business model we can live with.” Ron Robinson so your journey’s going to be a lot different than it was last year,” he said. He’s still pretty happy with what he sees coming out of the pre-season. “We feel that where

we are right now, at this part of the season, we’re stronger than we were last year.” Central Division rival Kootenay that doesn’t appear to have the same depth this season, but Laxdal notes the Ice won the championship just a year ago. “Kootenay seems to restock themselves every year and they’ve got Sam Reinhart, who is one heck of a player,” he said. After finishing on top in 2011, the Ice made the playoffs in 2012 but were swept in the first round by Edmonton. They still have a potent weapon in the person of centre Reinhart,

brother of Oil Kings’ defenceman Griffin Reinhart, fourth pick overall in this year’s NHL draft. Sam is already rated as one of the top picks for the 2014 draft. But big brother Griffin is still in the Oil Kings lineup, as are seven other NHL draft picks, including goaltender Laurent Brossoit. The Ice lost six-footfive goaltender Nathan Lieuwen to the Buffalo Sabres in the off-season and Sam’s talented brother Max Reinhart to the Calgary Flames. Left-wingers Jesse Ismond, 55 points last season, and Joe Antilla, 44 points, both turned 21 and had to leave the

WHL. So Kootenay is looking to do some rebuilding. The Oil Kings have been forced to make a few changes as well. “We lost Tyler Maxwell (21), we lost Kristians Pelss, who was signed by the Oilers, and we lost Rhett Rachinski and Jordan Peddle (both 21),” said Laxdal. There are always trades to be made but right now they’re watching their crop of young players to see how they develop. So far, up-andcoming stars like Curtis Lazar, part of the under18 team that won the Ivan Hlinka tournament again this year, are looking pretty good.

City of Kimberley

PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Municipal Council of the City of Kimberley, pursuant to Section 226 of the Community Charter, may, by bylaw, adopt a revitalization tax exemption program. Council wishes to establish a revitalization tax exemption program by adopting the “Kimberley Investment Incentive Program Bylaw No. 2454, 2012” to encourage commercial and industrial investment to achieve a range of economic, social and environmental objectives. The program allows for the granting of tax exemption, in accordance with the requirements of the Bylaw, to encourage investment in the designated investment incentive areas in support of the following objectives: • To enhance visual appeal and vitality; support business growth and to expand employment opportunities; and • To improve environmental condition of brownfield sites and to increase the supply of developmentready lands available to support growth in the local economy. The program is intended to achieve the objectives by providing relief from 100% of the incremental increase in municipal property taxes resulting from the increased property values after a commercial or industrial project is completed or by providing relief from 50% of the municipal property taxes while a project involving environmental investigation or remediation activity is in progress. The total tax exemption must not exceed the total cost of the project. The following types of projects may be eligible under the program: • New construction, or alterations to an existing building, resulting in a net increase of floor area, with a construction value of at least $50,000; • Exterior improvements to an existing building involving all facades visible from a public street, road, lane, sidewalk or parking lot and subject to a development permit; or • A project involving work to investigate or remediate the environmental condition of a parcel with a project value of at least $10,000. The maximum term of annual tax exemption for a qualifying project is: • A three year term for a project in a designated investment incentive area assessed as Class 6 – Business and Other land and improvements; • A five year term for a project in a designated investment incentive area assessed as Class 4 – Major Industry or Class 5 – Light Industry land and improvements; or • A three year term for a project, in a designated investment incentive area, involving environmental investigation or remediation activity. An owner of a parcel that wishes to qualify for a tax exemption must submit an application in accordance with the requirements set out in the bylaw. The revitalization tax exemption program will apply to properties in the designated investment incentive areas shown in Schedules “A” and “B” attached to the bylaw. A copy of the proposed “Kimberley Investment Incentive Program Bylaw No. 2454, 2012” and supporting documentation may be inspected at City Hall, 340 Spokane Street, Kimberley, BC, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, up until Wednesday, October 3, 2012. For more information, please visit the City’s website at www.kimberley.ca or contact Planning Services at City Hall, 250-427-5311 or planning@kimberley.ca. Dated September 19, 2012 G. Stratton Chief Corporate Administration Officer


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NFL officiating numbers at status quo Barry Wilner Associated Press

NEW YORK - The numbers say there isn’t much difference in the NFL with replacement officials. Comments from players and coaches say otherwise. As fan outrage grows over calls and non-calls, delays in doling out penalties and indecision by the replacements, statistics show strong similarities between the number of flags thrown this year by the temporary crews and last year by the guys who currently are locked out. The NFL knows things are far from perfect something that could have been predicted with officials whose recent experience typically was not even at the highest college levels. But things are never perfect with the regulars, either, and the league shows no sign of being forced back to the negotiating table because of the criticism. “We are going to continue to do everything possible to raise the level of performance of the cur-

rent officials” through training tapes, conference calls and meetings, NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said Wednesday. The league does that with the regular officials, too. One point of emphasis this week will be game control and making sure players are penalized for unnecessary actions ranging from roughness penalties to unsportsmanlike conduct. Game control and simple professionalism by the officials have become key issues this week after complaints from a number of players. “There’s no doubt the integrity of the game has been compromised not having the regular officials out there,” Giants linebacker Mathias Kiwanuka said. “We’ve got to get that taken care of.” Added Rams coach Jeff Fisher: “We just all hope, and I’m speaking on behalf of all 31 other head coaches, we hope they get something done. We’re trusting that they will.” The Eagles’ LeSean

McCoy was stunned when one of the replacements told the All-Pro running back he was on the official’s fantasy football team. The league prohibits its game officials from playing fantasy football. “I’ll be honest,” McCoy said, “they are like fans.” What the fans seem most annoyed with is the lack of pace to games, most notably Monday night’s win by the Falcons over the Broncos that dragged on past midnight. That’s about the only area where, statistically, the replacements have been far inferior. Average time of game is about six minutes longer in 2012 than in 2011, and with only one overtime game in the opening two weeks - same as last year - extra periods can’t be blamed. More likely, the time it takes to properly administrate penalties throughout the game is the cause. The league has a supervisor in the press box and an alternate official on the sideline to help in that area. But it’s been a

struggle. “It’s a combination of everything,” said Fisher, who has served on the NFL’s competition committee for most of his coaching career. “Most of them are not (from) Division I. They’re all doing the best they can but it’s a combination of everything: it’s the speed, it’s the differences in rules. We just hope they’re able to put things together as soon as they can.” The perception seems to be flags are flying indiscriminately. And yet: - The average number of penalties per game is down from 15.2 to 14.7. - On player safety calls, such as roughing the passer; unnecessary roughness, including hitting defenceless players; and, face-mask or horsecollar violations, the calls are nearly even: 75 this year, 74 last. - Instant replay reviews are way up, an increase of 16. But the percentage of reversals is way down: 23 this year out of 62 as opposed to 21 of 46 in 2011.

C anadian Press

OTTAWA - Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes have been given new medals, even the ones who didn’t win at the 2012 Summer Games. Prime Minister Stephen Harper awarded the athletes medals marking Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee at a ceremony Wednesday in the Senate chamber. Harper singled out several athletes, including trampolinist Rosie MacLennan, who won Canada’s only gold medal at the Games, and Benoit Huot, who opened the Paralympic Games with a gold medal for Canada and a world record in the pool. Harper quipped that Canadians know who truly won the women’s soccer match at the London Olympics. The women’s team lost a controversial semifinals match against their U.S. counterparts at the Games but went on to defeat France in the bronze medal event.

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Canada’s Rosannagh MacLennan, is presented the Jubilee medal by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The jubilee medals mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s accession to the throne.

YOUR CITY WORKING FOR YOU! CHANGES TO CITY GARBAGE COLLECTION NOW IN EFFECT The City of Cranbrook will now only collect a maximum of three (3) garbage receptacles per week per household. The changes took effect on September 1, 2012 after City Council approved the amendment to the Solid Waste Collection bylaw at their regular meeting of August 13. The intent of the amendments to the bylaw is to further encourage recycling and composting thereby reducing the amount of garbage required to be disposed of each week.

and sanitary condition and have fixed handles. Plastic bags are to be securely tied closed at the top and be strong enough to withstand normal handling and lifting. The Solid Waste Collection and Disposal bylaw also limits the size of receptacles (either containers or bags) to 100 litres and receptacles cannot weigh more than 20 kilograms each. Garbage containers are to have a water tight cover and smooth rim, must be in good structural

For more information about solid waste pickup, your scheduled collection dates or to review the Solid Waste Collection and Disposal bylaw, visit the City of Cranbrook website at www. cranbrook.ca, click on the ‘Residents’ tab, and click ‘Solid Waste Pickup’.

FREE TRANSIT RIDES TO CRANBROOK FARMER’S MARKET THIS SUMMER Enjoy the Cranbrook Farmers’ Market with free transit rides every Saturday morning from June 23 to October 6, 2012. The free ride comes with a catch: each passenger must be carrying a reusable or recycled bag, be traveling to and from downtown Cranbrook and indicate to their transit driver that they are attending the Cranbrook Farmers’ Market. The City of Cranbrook is funding the free rides for all 16 Saturday markets. The Cranbrook Farmers’ Market runs 9 am to 1 pm, but the free bus rides are from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. That gives early birds and last minute shoppers’ equal access to transit time.

Thursday, September 20, 2012 LIVING WITH URBAN DEER – AVAILABLE NOW! Pick up your copy at City Hall or download one from our website today! www.cranbrook.ca ISADORE CANYON TRAIL CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION UNTIL NOVEMBER 1 Contractors employed by the City of Cranbrook are currently replacing portions of the sewage transfer line between the lagoons at the north end of the City and the spray irrigation storage ponds.

Trips to and from the Cranbrook Farmers’ Market via BC Transit are for non-transferable passes only.

Residents and visitors are advised that sections of the Isadore Canyon Trail will be closed to the public until November 1, 2012. The public is asked to please avoid the use of the trail for the duration.

This innovative partnership between BC Transit and the City of Cranbrook also achieves five specific goals identified in the community’s long term sustainability plan – “Connecting to our Future.”

The City of Cranbrook apologizes for any inconvenience to the public this construction may cause.

For more information please visit – www.bctransit.com.

If you have any questions, please contact City of Cranbrook Engineering Services at 250-489-0230.

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STREETS & TRAFFIC – RV & TRAILER PARKING Under this bylaw, you are prohibited from parking recreational vehicles and trailers on residential streets between the hours of 10:00am and 3:00 pm and prohibits parking unattached trailers on any street at any time, unless in an emergency situation. The bylaw applies to travel trailers, tent trailers, campers, motor homes as well as boats and boats on trailers. The intent of the regulation is to keep City streets safe and accessible for vehicular and pedestrian use. Visit our website and click on ‘Bylaws’ for more on all of our City bylaws.

LOW FLOW TOILET REBATE APPLICATIONS – GOING FAST! For more information and applications about the Low Flow Toilet Rebate program, visit the City of Cranbrook website at www.cranbrook.ca or stop by City Hall.


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The Corporation of the City at Cranbrook

2012 TAX SALE LIST

TAKE NOTICE that the following properties which still have delinquent (2010) taxes owing at 10:00 a.m. on September 24, 2012 will be offered for sale at that time. The 2012 property tax sale shall Commence at 10:00 a.m. on September 24, 2012, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 40 - 10th Avenue South, Cranbrook, B.C. An information sheet for the tax sale is available from the City Hall. The Property Purchase Tax is payable at a rate of 1% on the first $200,000 of fair market value of the property that is transferred to the bidder (purchaser) and 2% of the remaining market value. Further information is available from the Ministry of Finance & Corporate relations.

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In this Dec. 1, 2006 photo released by Fish Eye Films, a lone emperor penguin stands on the edge of an iceberg drift in the Ross Sea in the Antarctic.

Unprecedented Arctic ice thaw recorded Heather Scoffield Canadian Press

OTTAWA — Arctic ice cover has reached another nadir, melting to its lowest point in recent history. Scientists say the summer thaw climaxed on Wednesday and now will begin to turn with the coming of colder weather. But the speed and extent of the melt this year has prompted them to revisit their projections for ice-free summers and for global warming more generally. ``It didn’t just beat the 2007 minimum, it beat it by a whole lot,’’ said Julienne Stroeve, a scientist from the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Centre. She was aboard a Greenpeace ship in the Arctic Ocean north of Greenland on a trip to observe first-hand the melting of the ice that she has studied mainly through satellite data. She and other scientists say they were taken by surprise by the pace of the melt this year. An area of sea ice bigger than the province of Alberta disappeared over the summer — clobbering previous re-

cords and prompting concerns about the effects on climate change. In mid-September, Arctic ice covered 3.41 million square kilometres, down dramatically from the previous low in 2007, when it measured 4.17 million square kilometres, Stroeve’s agency reported. ``The record is unbelievable,’’ said Andrew Weaver, a climate modeller in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of Victoria, in British Columbia. ``This is a stunning loss of ice. To say that it is anything less than stunning would be an underestimate.’’ Environment Minister Peter Kent says he is not exactly shocked, but he is definitely perturbed — mainly about how the ice will reform, throwing off navigation patterns. ``It is a concern and it is not going to be reversed any time soon,’’ he said in an interview with The Canadian Press. ``We realize that climate change is a significant contributing factor and we have to adapt.’’ That’s why Ottawa is bolstering its ice monitor-

ing and Arctic meteorological services, he said. And it’s why Canada is pushing for countries with large emission levels to join a global pact on climate change. ``If we do reduce (emissions), we do believe we can slow (the pace of the melt),’’ Kent said. What alarmed Stroeve is that her on-the-scene observations suggest the satellite images have underestimated the speed of the melt. Clouds and fog frequently obscured the pictures, leading researchers to believe that solid ice was present. But in fact, Stroeve has had a hard time finding large ice floes and is instead seeing many small floes that only look like solid ice from a distance. ``There’s quite a bit of open water between them,’’ Stroeve said in an interview by satellite phone. Stroeve now estimates that the Arctic will be icefree in summer by around 2030, contrary to other formal estimates that have set that date at around 2050.

RCMP seek damaged vehicle after bison deaths

CANADIAN PRESS

ELK ISLAND NATIONAL PARK — Two adult bison have been struck and killed by a vehicle in Elk Island National Park east of Edmonton. Park officials and police are asking the public to help find the damaged vehicle and the person who was driving it. Elk Island park official Stephen Flemming says a driver would know if he or she hit a bison, since it weighs about 360 kilo-

grams, or 800 pounds. Flemming says park officials wonder why the driver would hit the animals and not stop or notify someone. RCMP are trying to find the driver with parts of the vehicle that were scattered all along the road in the park— the bumper, a Dodge ram hood piece, bits of signal and head lights that were damaged when it hit the bison. Bison freely roam in

the park and across roadways, and the posted speed limit is 60 kilometres per hour to keep both animals and motorists safe. ``Even on a dark night, you have plenty of time to see the bison,’’ Flemming said. ``When you’re talking about a species that has relatively few numbers, it’s important that we look after them and all of us Canadians have a role to play.

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NEWS Court agrees girl should be taken off life support Chris Purdy Canadian Press

EDMONTON — Alberta’s top court has upheld a judge’s ruling that a two-year-old child allegedly abused by her parents should be taken off life support. Minutes after the ruling Wednesday, a lawyer representing the child’s mother said she plans to make a lastditch request to the Supreme Court to intervene. But there may not be time. Alberta Court of Appeal Justice Frans Slatter said the parents, who are in custody awaiting trial, were to be escorted within 24 hours to the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton for one last visit with their daughter before she is taken off a ventilator. He ordered the parents, who cannot be named, to have separate visits lasting no more than 20 minutes each. They have been

Taser use drops

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OTTAWA — A new report says RCMP use of stun guns continued to drop in 2010. The RCMP watchdog found that threatened or actual use of the Taser by RCMP officers dipped 14 per cent from 2009 — continuing a downward trend. In addition, the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP says actual firing of the Taser declined by more than one-quarter from the previous year. The commission examined 597 reports filed by officers who either used their Taser or pulled it out of a holster. Brewing concerns about Taser use bubbled over in 2007 when Polish immigrant Robert Dziekanski died at the Vancouver airport after being hit with an RCMP stun gun. In spring 2010, the Mounties introduced a new Taser policy, saying they would fire them at people only when they’re hurting someone or clearly about to do so.

denied bail and are not allowed to have contact with each other. They are charged with aggravated assault, criminal negligence causing bodily harm and failing to provide the necessities of life — charges that could be upgraded if the girl dies. After the Appeal Court’s ruling, April Kellett and Lydia Bubel, lawyers representing the mother and father, jointly asked for a stay of the decision so they could try to challenge it before the Supreme Court. But after a few minutes of discussion, the panel of three judges dismissed the request. Slatter said there was no legal issue that merited overriding the best interests of the child. ``There is nothing further the legal system can do,’’ he said. Outside court, Kellett said she was going to arrange for another lawyer to appear on her behalf before the high

court Thursday morning in Ottawa. Paramedics found the girl and her twin sister, both malnourished and suffering from injuries, in an Edmonton home May 25. The girl at the centre of the appeal was in cardiac arrest and slipped into a coma. Her sister is recovering. An older brother who was also found in the home but wasn’t injured is now in foster care. Doctors have testified the girl in a coma has an irreversible brain injury and will never regain consciousness. They said she has suffered repeated illness

and needs an operation to allow her to keep using a breathing machine. The operation would be the first in a series of invasive procedures and doctors have agreed there’s no way to know if she can feel pain. Alberta Child and Family Services has custody of the girl but her parents are still guardians. A lawyer representing the child said her best interests should prevail. Lawyers for the parents, who are Muslim, have cited their religious beliefs and argued they should have the final say

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get together with you to discuss government policies that are important to you and that in turn will help us, the Cranbrook and District Chamber of Commerce, determine what we need to be advocating for over the next few years.

Commercial

Phone Jean Samis at 489-1108 Sponsored by Cranbrook Rotary Club and School District #5, Southeast Kootenay.

Citizen of the Year Award is to recognize and show appreciation for the volunteer efforts of an individual who has exhibited generosity and service beyond the call of duty through his or her own actions on behalf of the community.

If you know someone who through his/her efforts has made Cranbrook a better place in which to live, then we encourage you to forward the name of your nominee, along with supporting material outlining the range of community involvement, years of active involvement and positions held within your organization to: The Cranbrook & District Chamber of Commerce Box 84 Cranbrook, BC V1C 4H6 Attention: Citizen of the Year

A maximum of 3 supporting letters can accompany the nomination. Closing date for nominations is 4:30 Wednesday, November 28, 2012


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recently held an appreciation dinner for the valued volunteers who worked at the Elizabeth lake Satellite Center during the summer months. Dave Butler, Director of Tourism addressed the group and thanked them for their time and promotion of Cranbrook and Cranbrook’ s business community.

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Micro-Business Training Pilot Program launched.

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hat is the Micro-Business Training Pilot Program? ((MBT Program) This is a Canada-BC Labour Market Agreement program funded through the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation and delivered by the BC Chamber of

Commerce. It is similar to programs like the Skills Shortage Program and the Youth Skills Program, but unlike those, it’s geared towards training business owners instead of staff. Eligible microbusiness owners can receive up to $1500 for general business train-

ing in a variety of areas such as Bookkeeping, Marketing & Sales, Management, Computing, Websites & social Media.

cially, nationally or internationally recognized certifications

You are likely eligible if:

• You have not been a participant in another LMA-funded program

• Your company has less than five employees • You have no provin-

• You have no university or post-secondary credits

• You are 19 years of age or older

Available Training Includes: • Bookkeeping and accounting • Computing (Excel, Word, Adobe and many more!) • Web design and social media • Management and leadership

• Marketing and sales • Courses available in elearning, university, classroom, seminar and even on-site formats! If you have any questions about the program, eligibility, the application process, training please contact: The BC Chamber of

Commerce Micro-Business Training Pilot Program Robert Bailey 1581 – H Hillside Avenue, Suite 412 Victoria, BC V8T 2C1 T. 778-410-2324 E. Info@BCMicroBusiness.com W www.BCMicroBusiness.com

Online Reputation Management Workshop was recently held in Cranbrook shop was Daniel Edward C r a i g who in his twenty-year career h a s worked Photo L-R : Jesse Ferguson, Tourism Kimberley; for a variEmilie Cayer-Huard,Kootenay Rockies; Daniel Edward Craig, Facilitator; Karin Penner, manager, ety of hoCranbrook & District chamber of Commerce; George tels and Frietag, Owner, Elizabeth lake Lodge. tourism hosted by Tourism Britentities, in ish Columbia, part of p o s i t i o n s the Ministry of Jobs, ranging from director Tourism and Innova- of sales & marketing tion in partnership with the Cranbrook & District Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Kimberley. The explosive popularity of social networking has given rise to critical new function in the tourism industry: online reputation management.   The process of tracking, analyzing and reacting to online reviews and feedback about your business, online reputation management involves and a c t iv e l y e n g a g i n g in social networking to build awareness and shape perceptions. Travelers use social networks to make inquiries and share experiences before during and after trips and expect response in real-time. Facilitator for the work-

to  vice president.  Under his leadership as general manager, Opus Hotel in Vancouver was vo t e d o n e o f t h e World’s Best 100 Hotels by readers on Conde Nast Traveler. An early adopter of social media at Opus, Daniel launched the f i r s t - e v e r General Manager’s Blog, which attracted a wo r l d w i d e f o l l ow ing  for its irreverent insider’s  look at managing a hotel.

Daniel is the featured   speaker at Trip Advisor’s Mast Class

events across North America. Daniel wrote the recent guide

Thank-You!

for Tourism   BC’s Tourism Business Essentials se-

ries entitled Online Reputation Management.

$8,700 was raised during the All Male Fashion Show Fundraiser held on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 benefiting local children. For more info please visit www.copsforkids.org

THANK-YOU!

On behalf of the Tamarack Centre, thank-you to the following people & businesses for their generous support of the Cops forthe Kids, AllFashion Male Fashion Show: $8,700 was raised during All Male Show Fundraiser

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 benefiting local children. Our Volunteersheld andonSupporters: For more info please v isit www.copsforkids.org Ken & Dawn Blair, Brianna Kennedy & Taylor Millar, the Sam Steele Sweethearts, Lorraine and Meghan Flint, On behalf of the Tamarack Centre, thank-you to the following & busi- Eagle Security, Marsha Loff, Rhonda and Rae-lynn from Warehouse One, Helen, James and Jeffpeople from Mountain nessesParisien, for theirJim, generous the CopsPaul for Kids, All Male Fashion Show: Destinee & Cherish Trena &support BrendenofRobinson, and Loree Duzchek, Panago Pizza, The Flower Pot, Krista Our Birch, Bonnie Nielsen, Carol Reed,& Reanne Groumoutis, Kin Club of Cranbrook, Mountain Eagle Volunteers and Supporters: Security, Joey & Jerry Boutin, Mayor Stetski, Ben Blomander from PB Pro Audio Sound, PT the Clow n/Marilyn Ken & Daw n Blair, Brianna Kennedy & Tay lor Millar, t he Sam St eele Sw eet heart s, Lorraine and Christensen,Meghan Heidi’s, Bentall Kennedy and Wolfpack. Fli nt , Marsha Loff, Rhonda and Rae-ly nn from W arehouse One, Helen, James and Jeff from Mount ain Eagle Security , Dest inee & Cherish Parisien, Jim, Trena & Brende n Robinson, Paul and

Models: RCMP Riders & Local RCMP: Brian Finekensip, JohnReed,& Bauer, Reanne Julio Krenz, Kevin Loree Duzchek, Panago Pizza, The Flow er Pot, KristBurke, a Birch,Dirk Bonnie Nielsen, Carol

Groumout is, Kin Club of Cranbrook, Mount ain Eagle Security , Joey & Jerry Bout in,“Elvis”, May or StChris etski, Ben Lane, Les Blaine, Mike Hull , Mike Kosof, Rob Gardner, Steve James, Wally Bursey, Newel and from PB ProCurtis, Audio Sound, t he Clow Christ ensen, Heidi’s, all Kennedy Jeff NielsenBlomander COTR Avalanche: Nolin, PT Drew, Tyler,n/Marily Scott,nMitch, Trevor, Zach,Bent Riley, Josh, Nick, Kellan, and W olfpack Kieran, Garret, Taylor, David Kootenay Ice: Jordyn Boyd, Sam Reinhart, Brock Montgomery. Models: RCMP Riders & Local RCMP: Brian Burke, Dirk Finekensip, John Bauer, Julio Krenz, Kev in Lane, RCMP Ladies and Cops Gail Harrison, Courtney King W , Brenda Kotizan, Colleen Les Blaine, Mike for Hull Kids: , Mike Kosof, Rob Gardner, St eve James, ally Bursey , “Elvis”, Christine Chris New elBanford, and Lowing, Gwen McLennan, Moffat, Morrison, Marni Shawna Jeff Nielsen COTR Jaime Avalanche: CurtKathryn is, Nolin, Drew , Tyler, Scot t, MitFinlay, ch, TrevShirley or, Zach,Hogan, Riley , Josh, Nick, Lundin and Sammy the Kellan, Bear. Kieran, Garret, Tay lor, Dav id Kootenay Ice: Jordy n Boy d, Sam Reinhart , Brock Mont gomery RCMP Ladies and Cops for Kids: Gail Harrison, Court ney King , Brenda Kot izan, Christine Banford, Shirley Hogan, Shaw na Lundin and Sammy t he Bear Photography: Jason Wiersma Mus by: De w ey Cheat em & How e Auction Items donated byicthe following businesses:

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Offer(s) available on select new 2012/2013 models through participating dealers to qualified customers who take delivery by October 1, 2012. Dealers may sell or lease for less. Some conditions apply. Offers are subject to change without notice. See dealer for complete details. Vehicles shown may include optional accessories and upgrades available at extra cost. All offers exclude licensing, registration, insurance, other taxes and down payment (if applicable and unless otherwise specified). Other dealer charges may be required at the time of purchase. Other lease and financing options also available. **0% purchase financing is available on select new 2013 Kia models on approved credit. Terms vary by model and trim, see dealer for complete details. Representative financing example based on 2013 Rio5 LX+ AT (RO753D)/2013 Rio4 LX+ MT (RO542D) with a selling price of $18,572/$16,972 [includes delivery and destination fees of $1,455, other fees and certain levies (including tire levies) and A/C charge ($100, where applicable)] financed at 0% APR for 36/60 months. 78/130 bi-weekly payments equal $238/$131 per payment with a down payment/equivalent trade of $0. Cost of borrowing is $0 for a total obligation of $18,572/$16,972. License, insurance, applicable taxes, variable dealer administration fees (up to $699), PPSA and registration fees are extra. Retailer may sell for less. See dealer for full details. ∞$500 Winter Tire offer is open to retail customers who finance or lease an eligible new 2012 or 2013 Kia vehicle from a participating Kia dealer between September 1 and October 1, 2012 inclusive. Eligible models include 2012/2013 Rio 4-Door and Rio5, 2012/2013 Forte Sedan, Forte Koup and Forte5, 2012/2013 Sorento and 2012 Soul 1.6 L AT or MT models. $500 can be redeemed, at customer's choice, towards the purchase of a winter tire/tires for their new Kia vehicle, in the form of a cheque in the amount of $500 or as a reduction of $500 from the negotiated selling price (before taxes) of the new vehicle. Some conditions apply. See your Kia dealer for complete details. Offer ends October 1, 2012. ≠Bi-weekly finance payment (on approved credit) for new 2013 Sorento LX AT (SR75BD)/2013 Sorento 3.5 LX V6 (SR75ED)/2013 Forte Sedan LX AT (FO74PD) based on a selling price of $28,667/$31,267/$20,272 is $148/$167/$115 with an APR of 0%/1.49%/0.9% for 60 months, amortized over an 84-month period. Estimated remaining principal balance of $7,719/$8,543/$5,923 plus applicable taxes due at end of 60-month period. Delivery and destination fees of $1,650/$1,650/$1,455, $1,650/$1,650/$0 “3 payments on us” savings, other fees and certain levies (including tire levies) and A/C charge ($100, where applicable) are included. License, insurance, applicable taxes, variable dealer administration fees (up to $699), PPSA and registration fees are extra. See dealer for full details. ¥3 Payments On Us offer is available on approved credit to eligible retail customers who finance or lease a select new 2012 Soul 1.6L MT/2012 Soul 1.6L AT/2012 Optima/2012 Sorento/2013 Sorento from a participating dealer between September 1 – October 1, 2012. Eligible lease and purchase finance (including FlexChoice) customers will receive a cheque in the amount of three payments (excluding taxes) to a maximum of $350/$350/$400/$550/$550 per month. Lease and finance (including FlexChoice) purchases are subject to approved credit. Customers will be given a choice between up to $1,050/$1,050/$1,200/ $1,650/$1,650 reductions from the selling/leasing price after taxes or dealer can issue a cheque to the customer. Some conditions apply. See your dealer for complete details. Offer ends October 1, 2012. §Lease offer available on approved credit on new 2013 Rio5 LX+ AT (RO753D)/2013 Rio4 LX+ MT (RO542D) is based on monthly payments of $231/$217 [includes delivery and destination fees of $1,455, other fees and certain levies (including tire levies), A/C charge ($100, where applicable) and $350 lease service fee] for 48 months at 0.9% with a $0 down payment/equivalent trade, security deposit and first monthly payment due at lease inception. Total lease obligation is $11,106/$10,414 with the option to purchase at the end of the term for $7,816/$6,808. Lease has 16,000 km/year allowance and $0.12/km for excess kilometres (other packages available). License, insurance, applicable taxes, variable dealer administration fees (up to $699), PPSA and registration fees are extra. Retailer may lease for less. See dealer for full details. Model shown Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price for 2013 Sorento 3.5L SX AWD (SR75XD)/2013 Forte SX Luxury AT (FO74XD)/2013 Rio 4-Door SX with Navigation AT (RO749D) is $43,045/$27,150/$23,450 and includes delivery and destination fees of $1,650/$1,455/$1,455 and A/C charge ($100, where applicable). License, insurance, applicable taxes, other fees and certain levies (including tire levies), variable dealer administration fees (up to $699), PPSA and registration fees are extra. Retailer may sell for less. Available at participating dealers. See dealer for full details. Highway/city fuel consumption is based on the 2013 Sorento 2.4L GDI 4-cyl (A/T)/2013 Forte Sedan 2.0L MPI 4-cyl (A/T)/2013 Rio 4-Door 1.6L GDI 4-cyl (M/T). These estimates are based on Transport Canada’s approved criteria and testing methods. Refer to the Government of Canada’s EnerGuide Fuel Consumption Guide. Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving habits and other factors. Some conditions apply to the $500 Grad Rebate Program. See dealer or kia.ca for details. Information in this advertisement is believed to be accurate at the time of printing. For more information on our 5-year warranty coverage, visit kia.ca or call us at 1-877-542-2886. KIA is a trademark of Kia Motors Corporation and Kia Canada Inc. respectively.

CORRECTION NOTICE: Please note the following correction to the Kia Canada Free Standing Insert which ran in your local paper the week of September 6th, 2012. It showed that Active Front Heated Seats came as a standard feature in every Rio 4-Door and Rio 5-Door. We regret that this feature is only applicable to the 2013 Rio 4 LX+ (RO744C) and Rio5 LX+ (RO754C). We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. KIA Canada Inc.


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• Air Conditioning • AdvanceTrac® with Electronic Stability Control◆◆ • Sirius® Satellite Radio with 6 Month Prepaid Subscription†††

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WISE BUYERS READ THE LEGAL COPY: Vehicle(s) may be shown with optional equipment. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offers. Offers may be cancelled at any time without notice. Dealer order or transfer may be required as inventory may vary by dealer. See your Ford Dealer for complete details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. ‡Ford Employee Pricing (“Employee Pricing”) is available from June 14, 2012 to October 1, 2012 (the “Program Period”), on the purchase or lease of most new 2012/2013 Ford vehicles (excluding all chassis cab and cutaway body models, F-150 Raptor, Medium Trucks, Mustang Boss 302, and 2013 Shelby GT500). Employee Pricing refers to A-Plan pricing ordinarily available to Ford of Canada employees (excluding any CAW-negotiated programs). The new vehicle must be delivered or factory-ordered during the Program Period from your participating Ford Dealer. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Employee Pricing is not combinable with CPA, GPC, CFIP, Daily Rental Allowance and A/X/Z/D/F-Plan programs. ‡‡No purchase necessary. For full contest rules, eligible vehicle criteria, and to enter as a Ford owner, visit www. ford.ca/shareourpridecontest (follow the entry path applicable to you, complete all mandatory fields and click on ‘submit’) or visit your local Ford Dealer for details. Open only to residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority, possess a valid graduated level provincially issued driver’s license, and are owners of Ford branded vehicles (excluding fleet customers and all Lincoln and Mercury models). Eligible vehicle criteria includes requirement that it be properly registered in Canada in the contest entrant’s name (matching vehicle ownership), and properly registered/plated and insured. Non-Ford owners can enter by mailing an original 100 word essay on “what they like about Ford”, with their full name, full mailing address, email, daytime phone number (with area code) to: Vanessa Richard, Pareto Corp., 1 Concorde Gate, Suite 200, Toronto, ON, M3C 4G4. Contest closes at 11:59pm (PST) on the last day of the 2012 Ford Employee Pricing campaign which will be no earlier than August 31, 2012. Limit of 1 entry per person. Up to 8 prizes available to be won in Canada in 3 possible prize categories, each worth up to CAD$50,000. Chances of winning are dependent on the total number of entries received up to each 10,000 interval of unit sales under the Employee Pricing campaign (“Draw Trigger”). Odds of winning decrease as the contest progresses, more entries are made into the contest, and opportunities for Draw Triggers lessen. Skill testing question required. *Purchase a new 2012 Fiesta SE Sedan/2012 Focus SE Sedan/2012 Fusion SE with automatic transmission/2013 Escape SE FWD with 1.6L EcoBoost Engine/2012 F-150 Platinum Super Crew 4x4 for $16,654/$19,369/$19,981/$26,030/$46,413 after Total Eligible Price Adjustment of $995/$1,280/$6,368/$2,519/$14,186 (Total Eligible Price Adjustment is a combination of Employee Price Adjustment of $995/$1,280/$1,868/$2,019/$7,186 and delivery allowance of $0/$0/$4,500/$500/$7,000) is deducted. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Total Eligible Price Adjustment has been deducted. Offers include freight and air tax of $1,650/$1,650/$1,650/$1,650/$1,700 but exclude variable charges of license, fuel fill charge, insurance, dealer PDI (if applicable), registration, PPSA, administration fees and charges, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. Delivery Allowances can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Delivery Allowances are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. Employee Pricing is not combinable with CPA, GPC, CFIP, Daily Rental Allowance and A/X/Z/D/F-Plan programs. †Until October 1st, 2012, receive 0%/0.99% APR purchase financing on new 2012 Ford Focus (excluding S)/Fiesta (excluding S) models for a maximum of 72 months to qualified retail customers, on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest interest rate. Example: $20,000 purchase financed at 0%/0.99% APR for 72 months, monthly payment is $277.78/$286.22, cost of borrowing is $0/$608.13 or APR of 0%/0.99% and total to be repaid is $20,000/$20,608.13. Down payment on purchase financing offers may be required based on approved credit from Ford Credit. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price. ***Estimated fuel consumption ratings for model shown: 2012 Fiesta 1.6L I4 5-speed Manual transmission: [6.9L/100km (41MPG) City, 5.1L/100km (55MPG) Hwy] / 2012 Focus 2.0L I4 5-speed Manual transmission: [7.8L/100km (36MPG) City, 5.5L/100km (51MPG) Hwy] / 2012 Fusion 2.5L I4 6-speed automatic transmission: [9.0L/100km (31MPG) City, 6.0L/100km (47MPG) Hwy] / 2013 Escape 1.6L EcoBoost FWD: [9.1L/100km (31MPG) City, 6.0L/100km (47MPG) Hwy. Fuel consumption ratings based on Transport Canada approved test methods. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on road conditions, vehicle loading, vehicle equipment, and driving habits. ◆Some mobile phones and some digital media players may not be fully compatible – check www.syncmyride.com for a listing of mobile phones, media players, and features supported. Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, accident and injury. Ford recommends that drivers use caution when using mobile phones, even with voice commands. Only use mobile phones and other devices, even with voice commands, not essential to driving when it is safe to do so. SYNC is optional on most new Ford vehicles. ◆◆Remember that even advanced technology cannot overcome the laws of physics. It’s always possible to lose control of a vehicle due to inappropriate driver input for the conditions. ▼Offer only valid from September 1 2012 to October 31, 2012 (the “Offer Period”) to resident Canadians with a Costco membership on or before August 31, 2012. Use this $1,000CDN Costco member offer towards the purchase or lease of a new 2012/2013 Ford/Lincoln vehicle (excluding Fiesta, Focus, Raptor, GT500, Mustang Boss 302, Transit Connect EV & Medium Truck) (each an “Eligible Vehicle”). The Eligible Vehicle must be delivered and/or factory-ordered from your participating Ford/Lincoln dealer within the Offer Period. Offer is only valid at participating dealers, is subject to vehicle availability, and may be cancelled or changed at any time without notice. Only one (1) offer may be applied towards the purchase or lease of one (1) Eligible Vehicle, up to a maximum of two (2) separate Eligible Vehicle sales per Costco Membership Number. Offer is transferable to persons domiciled with an eligible Costco member. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford Motor Company of Canada at either the time of factory order (if ordered within the Offer Period) or delivery, but not both. Offer is not combinable with any CPA/GPC or Daily Rental incentives, the Commercial Upfit Program or the Commercial Fleet Incentive Program (CFIP). Applicable taxes calculated before $1,000CDN offer is deducted.

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NEWS

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GLENWOOD, Alta. — Mounties in southern Alberta are investigating damage to a giant rock covered with historic aboriginal carvings and images. The rock, named the Glenwood Erratic, is located in a field near the village of Glenwood, about 100 kilometres southwest of Lethbridge. Stan Knowlton, a historian with the HeadSmashed-In Buffalo Jump heritage site, wrote in a local online newspaper that he had visited the rock several times to document the pictographs and petroglyphs. On the morning of Sept. 9, he discovered the images had been destroyed. ``This was a deliberate act to erase history and definitely not accidental,’’ Knowlton wrote

in a report published by the Pincher Creek Voice. ``The world has been deprived of the ancient knowledge contained within these artifacts.’’ Knowlton said the apparent vandalism was well planned and resourced. It appears acid or detergent, a pressurewasher and an electric hammer drill were used to remove the markings. He said the culprits would have also needed a large ladder, since the rock is about five metres high. He spotted tire tracks leading to the rock and talked to members of the nearby Hutterite colony that owns the land. They had seen a white pickup truck in the field a few days earlier. RCMP officers from Cardston have visited the site and are looking into what happened.

Most willing to cheat tax man C ANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA — A new survey suggests most Canadians are prepared to cheat the tax man by paying contractors cash under the table if they have the chance. The survey for H&R Block Canada found 55 per cent of respondents saying they would opt for the cash option to avoid sales taxes. And they are not overly guilty about it either. Only 30 per cent

said they thought the avoidance wrong. The findings are worrying if understandable, says an H&R Block tax analyst, because there can be serious legal penalties for tax avoidance. A majority of the 1,500 adults polled also said they should not have to report bartered or traded services of goods and services, and that waiters and waitresses need not pay tax on their tips.

Palestinians arrested near Kamloops C ANADIAN PRESS

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Canada Border Services officials are travelling to Kamloops, B.C., to speak to four people after a possible security breach at the Canada/U.S. border south of Vancouver. Kamloops RCMP say two Palestinian men were arrested early Tuesday evening on the outskirts of the southern Interior city. Mounties say the men were found in a car that was stopped on the Co-

quihalla Highway with its four-way flashers activated, about 350 kilometres northeast of Vancouver. Two Canadians in the car were also taken into custody. According to police, they face charges of aiding and abetting. Investigators say there is no word yet about how or when the Palestinian men crossed the border into Canada or why they were allegedly in the country illegally.


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Red Panda takes a name C ANADIAN PRESS

WINNIPEG – It’s taken awhile for the christening, but a red panda cub born at Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Park Zoo in June now has a name. The little one has been dubbed Kiah, an Australian name which means ``from the beautiful place.’’ The zoo had asked the

public to choose from four possible names for the girl panda and Kiah received the highest number of votes. Zoo spokesman Tim Sinclair-Smith says he thinks Kiah will be very happy with her name. Kiah lives with her parents Rufus and Rouge. Red pandas are small mammals native to the

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TORONTO — An Ontario court has declared another plank of the Conservative government’s tough-on-crime agenda unconstitutional. Ontario Superior Court Judge Alan Bryant struck down a section of the Criminal Code introduced in 2008 dealing with dangerous offenders in a decision published Tuesday. The ruling comes in a year during which judges in Ontario have already struck down two manda-

tory minimum firearm penalties from the same ``Tackling Violent Crime’’ omnibus law. Traditionally the Crown had to prove several requirements before someone is designated a dangerous offender, including a pattern of dangerous behaviour or likelihood of causing pain through a failure to control sexual impulses. Dangerous offenders — sex killer Paul Bernardo is designated as one — can be given indeterminate sentences and be locked

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I will remember my brother Mel, not as he was in the past months, but as he was several years ago: as a sharp, witty, well-informed guy; as a brother who enjoyed good food, good drink, good people and good conversation; as a military man, disciplined, direct, and proud to be a Canadian; and as a man also proud of his Swedish heritage - even though I never was able to teach him to speak much Swedish! Mel took great joy in knowing that people were thinking of him, and he would be overjoyed to know that so many of you are remembering him today! Mel was a caring, generous father, grandfather and a loving husband to his wife Judy. On their 50th wedding anniversary, Mel told me he couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t believe how lucky he had been to be with Judy for all those years....and lucky he was indeed, for it was Judy who was always there for him, and who brought him so much happiness, comfort and joy until his last days with us.

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Obituaries Margaret Elizabeth Baker June 12, 1914 - September 17, 2012

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of a living angel, Margaret. Born and raised in Cranbrook, British Columbia, she always had a lot of stories to tell from the past as Cranbrook expanded. One of her favourite stories was the elephant â&#x20AC;&#x153;Baby Edâ&#x20AC;? whom she saw running down the road from her window. She spent most of her younger years raising children, which was one of her greatest memories. She loved to bake many things, and one of her best creations was her â&#x20AC;&#x153;lemon loafâ&#x20AC;?. She also enjoyed ironing and washing clothes as one of her many hobbies. One of her favourite shadows was â&#x20AC;&#x153;Brodie Harrisâ&#x20AC;? whom she always called her dollie. The two of them shared a special bond together. Her other favourite shadow was her daughter Gloria Harris whom she spent the past 10 years with and was in her home at the time of her passing. Margaret is survived by her daughters Marlene (Brue Sauder), Gloria Harris, son Lionel (Monica) Baker, Terry (Judy) Baker and she will be sadly missed by many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Ronald Baker, son Baby Ronnie, Abby, Wayne, daughter Liz Chiz and son-in-law Mervin Harris. A Celebration Of Margaretâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Life will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 512 - 30th Avenue South at 1:00 pm. A private family Interment will take place in Westlawn Cemetery. Those wishing to make a memorial donation in honour of Margaret may do so to the: Canadian Cancer Society, 19 - 9th Avenue South, Cranbrook, British Columbia, V1C 2L9. Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service. Condolences for the family can be offered at: www.mcphersonfh.com

Melvin Arthur Shogren 1935 - 2012 Melvin Arthur Shogren passed away peacefully at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital In Cranbrook, British Columbia on Monday, September 17, 2012 at 77 years of age. Mel was born in Cranbrook on August 10, 1935. He went to school in Waldo and Jaffray until he joined the RCAF in 1954 as a young man 18 years old. He served on many different bases in Canada and Europe. In 1960, Mel married Judy Foster of North Bay, Ontario. In 1990 Mel retired from the Air Force after almost 37 years of service and returned home to the East Kootenayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. Mel and Judy settled into retirement and enjoyed many happy times with family and friends. Mel fought a long and difficult battle with Cancer and Alzheimerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, but through it all enjoyed the wonderful companionship of family and friends. Mel is survived by his loving wife Judy, his two sons Kevin (Tina) and Derek (Lynn) and his sister-in-law, Patricia Anderson. He leaves behind three granddaughters: Courtenay, Chelsea and Brooke. He leaves many wonderful memories with his sister Carol Ann (Bill) and his brother Harvey (Shirley) as well as his many relatives in the Jaffray area. Mel was predeceased by his father Adolph, his mother Mary, and his sister Arlene. Our family gratefully thanks the doctors and nurses and caregivers who gave Mel comfort and respect for many years. At Melâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s request, a memorial service will not be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his honour can be made to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #24, 803 - Cranbrook Street North, Cranbrook, British Columbia, V1C 3S2. Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service. Condolences for the family can be offered at: www.mcphersonfh.com

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Early Childhood Educator/ Infant Toddler Educator Location: Ę&#x201D;aqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;amnik Daycare Start Date: Immediately $15.50-$17.00/hr. based on certiďŹ cation Position:

Ę&#x201D;aqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;amnik Daycare is looking for an energetic, dynamic person to join our team. This will be a permanent full-time position upon a successful a six-month probationary period. We provide a comprehensive and competitive salary, beneďŹ t and pension package. To apply or for further information, submit Cover Letter and resume, including 3 references to: Jennifer Spyksma, Ę&#x201D;aqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;amnik Daycare Manager St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Indian Band 7470 Mission Road Cranbrook, BC, V1C 7E5 Fax: (250) 426-8935 Email: jspyksma@aqam.net

Closing Date Monday Sept. 24th 2012 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 4:00pm Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Cement Plant EqUipment 4 Tanks, Conveyor, Mixing Shack Allison Chalmers Genset (4431634 Generator Set) Model: 10000 Serial: 20-7451-90363 Catalogue No. 4431634 Hours: 1067 100 gallon fuel tank Cedar Rapids Cone Crusher Sealed offers marked â&#x20AC;&#x153;7288â&#x20AC;? will be received a the Court Bailiffs OfďŹ ce located at 3120 30th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 2C2 up to and including 11:00 am, September, 28th, 2012. Sold on an as is, where is basis. The highest or any offer not necessarily accepted. For Legal Notations, Terms of Sale and Conditions of Sale, please visit www.interiorbailiffs.com for more information.


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Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate

Rentals

Rentals

Houses For Sale

Houses For Sale

Recreational

Apt/Condo for Rent

Duplex / 4 Plex

GOLD CREEK ACREAGE

509 3rd Ave. S.

Sun Peaks Duplex For Sale

CEDAR PARK Apartments 1&2 Bdrm Apts. Elevator, onsite laundry, central location, live-in manager. Heat & hot water included. N/P, N/S. $675-$800/mo.(250)489-0134.

FOR RENT

3000 sq. ft., 5 large bedrooms, 2½ baths, on 1 acre. Out of town taxes. New roof, upgraded septic system, 2 car - carport.

419,500

$

(250) 919-1011

Business/Office Service

Each side: $449,000 5 bdrms. 3 bath, front & back decks. Exc. revenue opportunity We work with agents! 604-626-7100 www. northrockhomes.ca/peak-2-creek

BO N Z E Rentals )BO JBM Apt/Condo for Rent TQFD Reduced for quick sale.

125,000

$

250.426.4782 Business/Office Service

N/S, N/Pets, N/parties

950 /month

$

1BDRM APT. in downtown Kimberley. $550./mo, includes heat, fridge/stove. Non smoker, no pets. Available immediately. (250)427-4090. BACHELOR SUITE for rent. Downtown Kimberley. 2bdrm, 2bath split level. Includes N/G, cable and Wifi. Renter pays 1/2 hydro. $650./mo. (250)427-7435 Building shared with small business up front.

Business/Office Service

Phone: (250) 417-3386 email: densuemc01@gmail.com

Homes for Rent Business/Office Service

SERVICES GUIDE Contact these business for all your service needs!

To advertise using our “SERVICES GUIDE” in the Cranbrook Daily Townsman, Kimberley Daily Bulletin and The Valley, call us at 250-426-5201, ext. 202. 25 YEARS experience in

DRYWALL at your service.

I can help you with: Boarding. Taping Textured Ceilings. Insulation. Vapor Barrier. (250)427-2454 lovesdrywall2000@ hotmail.com

A & A ELECTRIC “At your Service” Licensed and Bonded We specialize in service work and service upgrades. Call for a quote. (250)427-7819 (250)581-1200

BEAR NECESSITIES HOME WATCH SERVICE

CUSTOM CLADDING No More Painting Custom cladding is a Maintenance free Pre-coloured Aluminum Product, formed & fit to beautify & protect the exposed wood on your home, for years to come.

Certified Journeyman Carpenters

SuperDave offers affordable, superior service & most importantly; Honesty. SuperDave works Saturdays & evenings too!

Reliable Quotes Member of the new home warranty program.

Call Ken (250)919-2566. kmtapp@shaw.ca.

Call SuperDave (250)421-4044

www.leimanhomes.ca

Contractors welcome.

www.superdave consulting.ca

Kevin 250-421-0110 Krister 250-919-1777

DUSTAY CONSTRUCTION LTD Canadian Home Builders Association

Lawn mowing, watering, p/u mail, cat care & more.

Available for your custom home and renovation needs.

BONDED & INSURED

You dream it, we build it!

For Peace of Mind Home Vacancy.

www.dustayconstruction.com (250)489-6211

All aspects of concrete work done from start to finish. Any finish available (stamped, polished, etc.) Mini Excavator and Dump Truck Service. No job too big or too small. For free quotes call Jason (250)464-5595

CUSTOM HOMES

-Window & door frames. -Patio & deck, beams/ columns/stairs. -Wood trims & fascia. -Decorative’s & shutters. -Functional vents. -Over 20 colours to choose from.

Award Winning Home Builder

CONCRETE WORKS!!

LEIMAN

It’s time for a tune-up! Why unplug everything, send away & wait when SuperDave comes into your home? Specializes in: *Virus/Spyware Removal, *Troubleshooting, *Installations, *PC Purchase Consulting.

Going on holiday & need your home checked on?

(250)464-9900 www.thebearnecessities.ca

IS YOUR COMPUTER SLUGGISH OR HAVING PROBLEMS?

Join an elite preschool setting. The Little Acorn is offering limited spots for September registration. Ages 32 months to Kindergarten. Subsidies welcome. Call Shirley Jowsey or Doreen Lethbridge (250)426-4318.

KEN THE HANDYMAN (Ken Bettin)

Since 1997 as your Cranbrook Renovation Specialist in Bathrooms, Hardwood, Floors, Tiles, Basements, Decks & More. ph:(250)417-0059 cell: (250)421-0372 email: fkbetken@telus.net

R.BOCK ELECTRICAL For reliable, quality electrical work *Licensed*Bonded*Insured* Residential, Commercial Service Work No Job Too Small! (250)421-0175

FIND EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN THE CLASSIFIEDS

Newer 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, 100 sq. ft. 4-plex. W/D, F/S, D, balcony, side lawn. Available Nov. 1, 2012. Close to Tamarack mall.

AND RENOVATIONS

Established custom builder for over 30 years.

TIP TOP CHIMNEY SERVICES

“Sweeping the Kootenay’s Clean”

Chimney Sweeping Fireplace & Woodstove Servicing Visual Inspections and Installations Gutter Cleaning Available Call for Free Estimate from a W.E.T.T Certified Technician Richard Hedrich (250)919-3643 tiptopchimneys@gmail.com

BEAUTIFUL NEWER HOUSE FOR RENT IN THE SLOCAN LAKE AREA. AVAILABLE OCT 1st • 4 Bedroom-2 Bath on 2 Acres • Red Mtn. Road above SILVERTON w/ Valhalla views + quiet privacy • N/S , Open to animals • 10 min. drive to Slocan Lake and Village amenities • Storage, treehouses, good access all year round • Minimum 6 mnth Lease • W/D Hookups, F/S plus Earth -Woodstove • $1100 negotiable with proper care of house, land + gardens • Open to work trades on property • References Required • Secure Income Essential • Serious Inquiries Only Call: 250-362-7681 or Mobile 250-231-2174 Email: monikas_2010@ hotmail.com FOR RENT in Canal Flats. 3 bedroom home with 2 vehicle detached garage, newly renovated, N/S, pet negotiable. Available Sept.1st, $900/mo plus utilities & DD. Phone (250) 349-5306 or (250)4898389.

Suites, Lower #43 717 21rst AVE N. Upgraded 2bdrm. lower unit. Complete with stainless steel appliances, hardwood flooring and W/D. Storage included. $795./mo. plus utilities. N/S, N/P. Call (250)421-2590

Suites, Upper 1BDRM UPPER floor suite, private entrance, parking, granite, hardwood. Utilities, satellite TV, internet included. $850./mo.

Transportation

Trucks & Vans

2001 Ford 150 XL 4x4 Supercab

Ten Reasons to Advertise on a Newspaper Website 1. Frequency: The online newspaper Web site user accesses the Internet almost twice as much as the general user. 2. Credibility: The credibility of the newspaper brand

extends to the advertiser. Fifty-nine percent of Web users agree that online advertising is more believable from a trusted Web site. Online, newspaper Web sites are the dominant local media site in most markets.

3. Targeted: If you want to focus on a particular backyard, advertising in an online newspaper is more personal, and more relevant because it is local. Newspapers also publish a plethora of niche sites (youth, women, movie fans, seniors, are illustrative) for virtually any demographic advertisers could possibly hope to reach. 4. Purchasing power: Sixty-two percent of newspaper

Web site users purchase online compared with 49 percent of general users. Thirty-nine percent of online newspaper users have incomes higher than $75,000; 65 percent own their homes. Fifty percent of online newspaper users have spent more than $500 online in the last six months, and 63 percent of online newspaper users prefer to find out about new products through the Internet.

5. Content: After e-mail, the most preferred Web

content is news, sports, financial information, entertainment news, and shopping – in that order. Sixtytwo percent of Internet users visit online newspapers for local news, compared with 39 percent for the local TV station Web site and 23 percent for the local radio station site. Not even Yahoo! or AOL’s Digital City can top this.

6. Retailers prefer newspaper sites: Sixty-five percent of retailers report that newspaper sites are efficient in assisting them in meeting marketing needs compared with other sites.

7. High profile: Research.net reports that, among top executives (CEO, CIO, CFO or owner/partner), Internet advertising ranked above over all other media measured for: “Where I prefer to find our about new products,” “Where I prefer to receive information about companies,” and “Where modern, up-to-date brands advertise.” At the same time, these early adopters of technology also skew younger than the traditional newspaper audience. Forty percent of online newspaper users are aged 18-35. 8. Reinforcement: Seventy-six percent of online newspaper users also read the newspaper in the past seven days, and repetition increases awareness. The Internet Advertising Bureau found that, by increasing the number of online banners from one to two per week, branding results on three key metrics increased 42 percent making online a great, inexpensive way to increase the branding lift of traditional campaigns. 9. Quality: Seventy-five percent of advertisers generally said newspaper Web sites’ advertising was as good or better than other Internet sites.

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10. Mix: A variety of recent studies have demonstrated the power of online, when included in a mix with traditional media, to elaborate the brand message. Newspaper print and online products combined have the highest penetration and most desirable audience of any other local medium. SOURCE: Newspaper Association of America

$8500 OBO Contact: 250-432-0002 2004 Ford Ranger for sale. $5200./obo. (250)427-1748

Call today and start online advertising. 250-426-5201

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dailytownsman.com

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335 Spokane St., Kimberley

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Mount Baker Secondary School celebrated Wild Day on September 13 after the first few days back in class. The students dressed up in team colours and took part in activities like ultimate Twister, Tug-O-War, the bus pull and slip and slide. Annalee Grant photos


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10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

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Cranbrook Daily Townsman, September 20, 2012