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Shay Hoekstra (left) and Pam McArthur use a toothbrush to see if there are still ringworm spores living in Boy’s fur. The brush is then bagged and sent to a lab for testing. The SPCA is in desperate need of foster families and other volunteers to help out, as well as donations of towels and bleach. For more on the situation at the SPCA, turn to page 11.
◆ KEEPING YOUNG PEOPLE IN TOWN
RTI aiming for more apprenticeships probability that those jobs will exist five years from now and I don’t think we will be prepared if we don’t start that process now,” said Ridley Terminals wants to see more of Dorsey. Prince Rupert’s young people receive their Dorsey and Vandermeer say the expansion trades training and their apprenticeship in and railway corridor projects underway on the community so that they will stay once Ridley Island will mean new trade jobs in they are ready for a permanent job. the coming years. The issue is that not only The president of Ridley Terminals, do young people need access to the training, George Dorsey, and the president of the they need on-the-job experience. ILWU Local 523, Andy Vandermeer, George Dorsey “It’s easy enough to go out and get a came to City Hall last Monday to tell course, but you have to get some experience, council about their intentions. no one wants to hire a kid who has just taken “We want to find a way so that the a course, they want some experience as next 18-year-old [that graduates] can see a path to trades well,” said Vandermeer. and high paying jobs locally because there is a high See Apprenticeships, page 3
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Proponents of a second natural gas export terminal in were in town last week meeting with local government officials. Tessa Gill, Petronas’ LNG stakeholder manager, met with district officials in Port Edward, city officials in Prince Rupert and the Prince Rupert Port Authority last Thursday. “We want…To talk to everyone and inform people about the project,” Gill said. The PetronasProgress LNG Project is still in its early stages, however, the site Petronas and the Progress Energy Resources Corporation are looking at is on Lelu Island near Port Edward. The project is currently in the feasibility stage with the study expected to be complete in a few weeks. Once Petronas moves on to the preliminary front end engineering design (pre-FEED) stage they will start designing the terminal. In the fall, Petronas and Progress will be holding a series of open houses in the region where they will collect the public’s feedback. See Petronas, page 5 Funded in part by:
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Largest ship yet docks at Fairview Terminal By Martina Perry The Northern View
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Fairview Terminal welcomed the largest container ship to stop in Prince Rupert on Sept. 22. The 350-metre-long COSCO Guangzhou docked in Prince Rupert’s harbour in the early morning on Saturday after taking 10 days to travel from Shanghai, China. Guangzhou is the largest vessel in COSCO’s Pacific Northwest fleet. “The arrival of the COSCO Guangzhou is indeed a monumental event for the Port of Prince Rupert, and the fact that our terminal operator and local workforce are able to meet this milestone with a ‘business-as-usual’ approach truly speaks to our unprecedented progress over the last five years,” Don Martina Perry photo Krusel, President and CEO of the Prince Rupert Port The COSCO Guangzhou berthed at Fairview Terminal. Authority, said. “The speed and reliability of our service is more that were moved off and on the vessel and were redistributed evident than ever as we continue to prove Prince Rupert is a onboard the carrier. This is significantly more than the 2,000 world-class transload facility with a world-class workforce.” containers moved on average on other vessels. The COSCO Guangzhou has a total capacity of 9,500 twenty“The Guangzhou’s visit has shown that Prince Rupert can foot equivalent units (TEUs) and can carry up to 107,000 metric handle larger container vessels as efficiently and safely as averagetonnes. When it arrived in Prince Rupert, the Guangzhou was sized carriers. When the Guangzhou returns, or if other vessels its at 89 per cent capacity. The vessel is significantly larger than size begin to frequent our port, Prince Rupert’s terminal partners previous ships like the 334-metre COSCO Prince Rupert with a and longshoremen will be ready,” Michael Gurney, manager of total capacity of 8,500 TEUs. corporate communications for the Prince Rupert Port Authority, During the ship’s time in Prince Rupert, terminal operators said. Maher Terminals and ILWU Local 505 handled 4,100 containers The vessel left Prince Rupert on Monday, Sept. 24.
Building skills When we started talking to Aboriginal communities about the Northern Gateway Project, they told us, unequivocally, that they wanted meaningful, long-term involvement in the labour force. That’s why we established a $1.5-million Gateway Education and Training Fund — and it’s not dependent, in any way, upon Northern Gateway regulatory approval. This fund supports training initiatives based in the pipeline, construction, and energy sectors. It is not training for the sake of training; it is totally focused on employment outcomes. And along Northern Gateway right-ofway communities, Enbridge is already connecting industry and community to help create Aboriginal career opportunities. Catherine Pennington, Northern Gateway’s Supervisor of Community Education, Training, and Skills Development, reports that we’re already co-funding training programs for surveyors and ironworkers. We’re purchasing seats in existing Aboriginal trades programs, and partnering with provincial and federal bodies to help develop skilled tradespeople in the areas
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of heavy equipment operation, pipeﬁtting, welding, and construction craft labouring. We’ve also co-ordinated the ﬁrst of many “workforce connections” workshops, bringing together representatives of Northern Gateway equity First Nations and companies with labour-force needs for some meaningful employment discussion. We’ve heard, loud and clear, from Aboriginal communities that they don’t want to be bypassed anymore by economic opportunities created within, near, or around them — and we’re doing something about it. The Gateway Education and Training Fund shows our commitment to community and workforce development. We want to be connected to the Aboriginal community and not just because it makes good business sense. It’s about partnership. It’s about responsibility. And, ultimately, it’s about respect.
NOTICE OF POWER INTERRUPTION RIDLEY ISLAND Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. When: Sunday, September 30th, 2012
We will be making electrical system improvements in Ridley Island on September 30th, 2012. To ensure the safety of our work crews, it will be necessary to interrupt electrical service for approximately 8 hours, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The area affected is all of Ridley Island. To prepare for this interruption and protect your equipment from damage, please unplug all electronics, such as TVs, PVRs, DVD players and computers. Please also turn off all lights, electric heaters and major appliances, such as your clothes or dishwasher, dryer or oven. For the ﬁrst hour after the power comes back on, please plug in or turn on only what you really need. This will help ensure the electrical system does not get overloaded.
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◆ TRADES EDUCATION
Union says it has first right to apprenticeships Continued from Page 1 To make sure young people get that experience, Ridley Terminals wants to increase the number of apprenticeship opportunities in town, but they aren’t sure yet how they would do that. It’s up to individual businesses to decide how many apprentices they want to take on. For its part, Ridley says they will be increasing their number of apprentices. “We’re hoping that other companies will follow suit,” Michelle Bryant, Ridley Terminal’s director of Corporate Affairs, who has been working on the apprenticeship issue, said. There’s one big obstacle though: the collective agreement with their union. Under that agreement, all apprenticeships at Ridley Terminals must be offered to union members first, and only what is left over can be offered to young people off-site. According to the union’s president, there are so many union members who would want to retrain for a trades job that the young people
fresh out of school might never get a Ridley Terminals apprenticeship at all. “The only way I see [young people] getting on-site is if they offer an awful lot of apprenticeships and only a few of our members want them. I don’t think they’re going to do that because George [Dorsey] doesn’t want to lose too many of his [equipment] operators,” said Vandermeer. Bryant said that the company wants to negotiate an agreement with the union that would allow them to get around that rule. “We’re definitely trying to work with them to open doors for opportunities, but until there’s something written into the collective agreement or a memorandum of understanding we’re a little bit stuck,” she said. For the moment Ridley is setting its sights on local trades training instead. The company is hoping to get other local industries to sit down for a roundtable discussion next month to figure out how many
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President of the ILWU Local 523 Andy Vandermeer (front), and Ridley Terminals president George Dorsey appear before city council. trained tradesmen they’re going to need in the next several years, and in what specialties. When they have that figured out, they’ll give the information to educators like the Northwest Community College so that it can hopefully provide more training in Prince Rupert in those
areas. “Michelle [Bryant] and I are in touch once a week, she’s working with her team and with our trades team here so we can develop a really mutually beneficial partnership,” Dave O’Leary, NWCC’s vicepresident of Institutional Advancement, said.
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Chiller to be repaired shortly By Alan S. Hale The Northern View The City’s attempt at a quick fix of the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre’s broken ice chiller appears to have paid off. If everything goes the way they hope it will, the ice-making equipment could be in working order again on Wednesday. But only then will a decision be made about when a new sheet of ice will be made. Workers located the leaking ammonia pipes that are causing the problems early last week and patched the leaks. It didn’t stop there though. The equipment was worked on all week, the ammonia pipes had to be pressure tested several times for leaks, and a new compressor machine was installed. By Monday of this week, the man in charge of all the repairs, Kevin Brown from North Coast Refrigeration, said that everything was going well, but there was a long list of things that needed to be done before the equipment would be ready to start making ice again. “[On Monday] I’ll put some ammonia back in and refrigerate the tubes to make them contract to see if any other leaks open up and if that holds we’ll continue from there,” says Brown. If the pipes make it through that final test, then it will still take Brown and his team two whole days to mix and replace the saltwater brine that the ammonia tubes are submerged in. Only after the equipment is put back together will the civic centre decide when to try to create a sheet of ice on the rink. But still, the repair means that Prince Rupert will likely get its skating rink
back over a month ahead of schedule. The patch job on the chiller is expected to end up costing $10,000 – $15,000 on its own, but it appears it won’t be the City who will be footing the bill. According the City’s director of Recreation, Rudy Kelly, and the Prince Rupert Minor Hockey association has offered to pay for the repair. “They haven’t given us any money yet, but they basically said ‘hey, do what you have to do,’” says Kelly. About 150 minor hockey players and their parents have been forced to travel down the highway to Terrace every weekend to play on the ice there. When the kids have used the rink at home, it’s been for dry ground practice. The repairs don’t change the fact that the chiller needs to be replaced as soon as possible though and a new one has been ordered and will arrive in early November. Kelly’s original hope was that the repairs would allow the chiller to be used until after this year’s hockey season is over. Kevin Brown from North Coast Refrigeration – who has been doing the repairs on the chiller – has said that this is not a good idea since it’s impossible to tell when the other ammonia pipes might rupture. Brown says it’s better if the civic centre replaces the chiller as soon as the new one comes, which will mean shutting down the rink again for the installation. Kelly says that they will do whatever Brown recommends. “We’re going to defer to him because he’s the expert. If the new chiller comes in and we have to take week or two to put it in, that’s what we’ll have to do,” said Kelly.
Tessa Gill, with PETRONAS-Progress LNG meets with Mayor Dave MacDonald and councillors Knut Bjorndal and Christine MacKenzie of Port Edward to discuss the possibility of an LNG terminal on Lelu Island near Port Edward.
Terminal on Lelu Island Continued from page 1 “We are very hopeful that there will be a positive response to our project. We’re very experienced with building LNG terminals and we have a lot of experience in LNG world-wide,” she said, adding the company has a good safety record. Gill estimates that the project could potentially create 200 to 300 permanent jobs and 3,000 to 3,500 temporary jobs in the construction phase. “Overall, the total project will bring growth and prosperity to
B.C.” Gill said. “This is our first project in a joint venture partnership in Canada.” Construction of the terminal could start as early as 2015, with the estimated completion in 2019. BG Group announced earlier this year that they were also performing a feasibility study to create a terminal on Ridley Island, and have partnered with the Spectra Energy Corporation to create the gas line. Gill said two LNG terminals operating in the area would be feasible.
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Labour demand and high unemployment There is an interesting situation forming in the northwest when it comes to the labour market. As you can see from the story on the front page, businesses are looking for skilled workers, particularly in the trades area. In fact some industries are becoming desperate for skilled workers as major projects move forward, and the need for skilled labour is only going to grow as more and more eyes look to the northwest as a gateway to the Asia Pacific. At the moment I can rattle off a list of major projects that would need a significant workforce of trades people to move from construction to operation - the Kitimat Modernization, the construction of the Pinnacle Pellet Terminal, any of the five LNG plants proposed for either Kitimat or Prince Rupert, expansion of Fairview Terminal expected in the not-toodistant future, the Enbridge and Spectra pipelines and the oil refinery proposed by David Black. When you look at just how many workers would be needed to construct even a few of these projects and what it could mean for the economy and growth of the region, it somewhat boggles the mind. Contrasting the need for skilled labour is the BC government’s own employment data. According to the last release related to jobs in the province, the northwest has the highest unemployment in all of BC and is the only region to be in the midst of double-digits at 11.9 per cent. Granted that number covers a region from Vanderhoof to Haida Gwaii, but double digit unemployment can never be a good thing. So on one hand you have a need for skilled labour - the need for which extends beyond construction and industry to some
of the service and commercial businesses in the region - and on the other hand you have the highest unemployment rate in the province. Minister Pat Bell, during the last conference call on the matter, said he too was unsure how the boom in the northwest goes hand in hand with high unemployment. If there’s something to take from this, it’s that there
isn’t a shortage of available workers, there’s a shortage of trained available workers. If the government is looking for a way to solve the unemployment rate and ensure developers can meet their labour needs, training for those out of work to fill the positions needed must be made more readily available. ~ Shaun Thomas
Prince Rupert’s shift from transportation to destination Prince Rupert has always been a major transportation hub. It is the terminus of Highway 16 and of VIA Rail’s northern route, of the Inside Passage on BC Ferries, the Haida Gwaii ferry, and the Alaska ferry. It is a natural supply stop for Alaska-bound pleasure craft, and is discussed in the earliest classics of yachting literature. A tourism industry here was inevitable. Years ago I read that 200,000 vehicles a year passed through Prince Rupert in the early ‘80s. I’ve never gone back to confirm the statistic – I don’t even remember where I read it – but the number wouldn’t surprise me. What we now call the great northern circle route, from Vancouver to Prince George and Prince Rupert and back via the Island, was already popular. Advertising the allure of the British Columbia landscape, via train and steamship, began over a century ago. Yet that was the problem facing Prince Rupert at the beginning of this century. The early advertising focused on the journey.
Advertising by the railways, within the community. and the steamships and later Talking tourism We used to have Convention ferries, sold a scenic journey. and Visitors’ Bureaus whose sole The fact that hotel rooms in function was greet visitors as they Prince Rupert also sold was arrived. I’ve written before about incidental to this. The earliest how in Prince Rupert an advisory provincial advertising sold committee was formed in the British Columbia as a whole, late ‘90s that transitioned the which nicely reinforced Prince Rupert Visitors’ Bureau the existing advertising of into Tourism Prince Rupert. The touring BC and BC waters. role was no longer passively BRUCE WISHART It wasn’t until Beautiful waiting for tourists, but to go out British Columbia magazine and get them by changing their that the stories of individual perceptions of what to expect in communities and attractions began to be Prince Rupert. told, and that awareness still had a long ways It worked, of course. The advertising to go in the 1990s. shifted away from pictures of (yet another) It was obvious to everybody, everywhere attractive coastal town in BC. Annual in the province, that the next step was magazines were now published to promote changing the perception of British Columbia the things visitors could do if they stayed from a scenic tour to a series of unique and for a day or two – our extremely impressive fascinating destinations. The same shift museums, wildlife watching, sport fishing, was happening everywhere in the world. and so on. This work was well underway Changing this took a switch in philosophy by the time I started at TPR in 2003, and
shortly after that received a huge boost from the selection of Prince Rupert as a port of call for cruise ships. Cruise ships provided instant credibility. We weren’t able to fully capitalize on that, of course, despite our message growing even more refined with the creation of the Prince Rupert Visitor Plan in 2008, because the arrival of cruise coincided with a collapse of city budgets. But while we might have been able to do better with more money, it still worked. Prince Rupert is now largely seen as a destination for travelers. Of course many still pass through, disappointed that they haven’t done the research that would have told them that they would have thoroughly enjoyed an extra day here. There is still much work to do, but the purpose of that transitional committee of fifteen years ago has been largely achieved. Each year more and more people see Prince Rupert as a unique destination, and plan their journey to include time to enjoy our experiences and attractions.
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An open letter to the Port Authority and Pinnacle Pellet Editor: I have read the environmental assessment screening for the Pinnacle Shipping Terminal to be located at the Westview Terminal Site in detail. I have a number of questions which remain unanswered. Approximately 100 people attended each of two public meetings and the message was very clear: This is a great project for Prince Rupert, but the Westview site is not an appropriate location because of its impact on residential areas and waterfront access, and the potential for fire, explosion, and harmful dust emissions. The argument has been made that there are far greater economic benefits to the community if the waterfront was developed with a linear trail and other commensurate commercial activity. I have also demonstrated through an economic analysis of property values, that the decreases in property assessments in the area will pretty much cancel out the tax revenue paid by Pinnacle Pellet. While other locations have been ruled out for various reasons, I note that there is no mention made in the report of a suggestion made at the second public meeting of utilizing the bench land area
adjacent to the Fairview Terminal for the storage silos. Was this location actually considered? At the public meetings and through 70 written submissions, the community expressed its concern about the loss of access to the waterfront. At the second public meeting Pinnacle Pellet ended its presentation by making a commitment to develop a linear park along the water front from the Westview site connecting with the Rotary Park. I see no mention of this commitment in the report and subsequent press releases. The opposite seems to be true. Buried in the Appendix is a map titled “Giving Back to the Community”, which describes how security fencing, barriers, and locked security gates will exclude the public from the waterfront. Could you explain to the community how such an abrupt change in commitment was made and how fencing and locked gates constitutes “Giving Back to the Community?”. The public will also have to pass through a newly constructed CN Security gate on Bill Murray Drive in order to access the Rotary Waterfront Park. How is this conducive to the economic development of that area and what message does it send to tourists and the community?
The locked gates and elimination of access to the rail crossing at the bottom of Graham Ave also means that the only access to “Section 2”, the area of Graham, Atlin, 2nd Ave, and Alpine Drive is via the Second Ave. Bridge. In the event of an emergency requiring response by fire trucks, ambulance, or police, any blockage or damage to the bridge will prevent access to the area and isolate those residents. How will this area of the City be able to function if such an incident arises? I also note that in section 6.2.14 that within two short sentences the conclusion is made that there will be no adverse socioeconomic effects. This is a remarkable statement given the volume of written submissions and attendance at the public meetings against the location of the terminal at Westview. Could you explain how such a conclusion was made and the analysis used to reach that decision? I also note that you are continuing to rely upon the fact that the public was adequately consulted under last year’s 2020 Land Use Management Plan about the potential use of the Westview site and all other areas within the jurisdiction of the Port of Prince Rupert. I have provided you with legal advice that reliance upon that process as constituting
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adequate consultation stands on very shaky grounds. That report only considered the Westview site a suitable for cruise ship or mini-bulk shipments. Minibulk shipping is considered to be less than 25,000 DWT while this facility is designed to handle 75,000 DWT Panamax vessels. Is it your intention for type of interpretation to stand as an example of your commitment to genuine consultation with the community? The report also expresses a desire to engage in meaningful dialogue with the city and community in the development of a long term waterfront access and development plan. Could you explain to me why a similar commitment to develop a Waterfront Liason Committee made over a year ago in 2020 PRPA Land Use Plan has not been acted upon and why I have not had the courtesy of a response to my written requests to do so? I look forward to seeing the port work together with the community as a true partner with shared decision making rather than just going through the motions of consultation. You might just be surprised at how easy and beneficial that would be to all concerned. Ken Shaw
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◆ LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Politicians in Victoria this week for UBCM conference By Alan S. Hale The Northern View Elected representatives from the City of Prince Rupert, the District of Port Edward, the Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District and all their senior staff are down in Victoria this week attending the annual meeting of Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM); a weeklong conference that allows local governments from across the province to come together and flex their political muscle as a group. “Throughout the year it is the best opportunity for us to actually
put forward our strategic priorities, to speak to people who are actually in a position to help us meet our priorities and our needs,” said Prince Rupert city councilor Anna Ashley. The main event of sorts is the voting on resolutions that are submitted by individual communities. This year Prince Rupert is introducing resolutions calling on the provincial and federal governments to loosen requirements on grant funding for infrastructure projects, to extend liability for marine accidents involving dangerous cargo to both
the carrier and seller of the cargo, that local governments’ tenders be exempted from the CETA free trade treaty with the European Union, and that the Joint Preparedness Emergency Plan and its funding be kept in place past 2013. Port Edward wants the national repeat sexual offender registry made public, and that federal infrastructure funding not be limited to public/private partnerships. The regional district wants the provincial government to recognize the coastal ferries as part of the highway system. If other communities pass these
resolutions, the UBCM will lobby other levels of government to act on them in the upcoming year. “It’s a chance for us to speak to the resolutions that affect us all as a whole, because these are forwarded to the provincial government and it’s what they’ll be looking at when they formulate policy,” said Ashley. The other big benefit of attending the UBCM conference is it’s typically well attended by provincial government and opposition politicians, including government ministers. This allows communities to schedule 15-minutes of face time with the person most able to fix a
problem of theirs. The regional district has a meeting scheduled with premier Christy Clark and Environment Minister Terry Lake on Wednesday to discuss the ongoing problem of disposing of tsunami debris that has washed up on Haida Gwaii. “We need a very firm commitment from the province that they are either going to remove this stuff or pay full price for the landfill tipping fees. I think we need to get that in place if we’re storing this debris for them,” Evan Putterill, the board member for Sandspit, said at their meeting on Friday.
◆ PERFORMING ARTS STUDIO
School district and city request funds for band room By Martina Perry
Rupert have requested $17,500 from the School Community Connections Program to help with the creation of the Charles School District 52 and the City of Prince Hays Secondary School Performing Arts Studio. “We have a commitment of about Harbour Theatre Society’s $600,000 so far. We’re pushing to get that last bit [of funding],” Cam Annual General Meeting McIntyre secretary-treasurer for the Prince Rupert School District, Will be held at the said. Tom Rooney Playhouse The school district estimates the On Wednesday, October 24, 2012 project will cost $701,235 to create At 7:30 p.m. and have committed $250,000 toward it. Two unnamed local companies All past, present & future members have also committed $250,000 are invited to attend and $100,000. The Prince Rupert
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and Region Music Society (PRRMS) is aiming to contribute $88,735 through fundraising. The school district and city have requested that they receive $12,500 from the School Community Connections Program and an additional $5,000 that would relieve the PRRMS of some fundraising. The program requires the school district to gain support from the city and does not have any financial implications for the city. “By giving this approval we are simply approving the idea of the building so they can go forward with their application as opposed to approving their actual design
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◆ WEEKLY UPDATE
Seniors’ Centre Notes
Contributed by Donna The Northern View Monday Whist: Ladies’ 1st-1st & Pool-A. Stott, 2nd-L. Martinson & D. Eby; Men’s 1st-S. Helgason & J. Stott. Thursday Whist: Ladies’ 1stE. Page, 2nd- S. Paulson & M. Weir, Pool-M. Weir. Men’s 1st-D. Eby & S. Helgason, Pool-P. Laporte & D.
Eby. Pancake Breakfast: Sunday, Oct. 7 10 a.m. to noon First of the season. Everyone Welcome! On Monday, Oct. 8 the Kaien Island Lions Club are hosting their annual Thanksgiving lunch at the Moose Hall – doors open at 11:30 a.m. All seniors welcome. (There is no cost for this - Thank you!) **The Seniors Centre is closed
for the holiday. General Meeting Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 10 a.m. Following the meeting at 11 a.m., two reps from BG Group who are proposing an LNG Export Project for Ridley Island will be on hand to give a short presentation on the project, take questions and speak on the upcoming community meeting at end of October. All seniors welcome.
Thank you to everyone who has been donating to our upcoming Oct. 27 garage sale. Table rentals are still available. Tea & Bazaar News: Thank you for the grocery and towel hampers donations. Six weeks until the tea! Have you purchased your raffle ticket yet? Did I mention the beautiful birdhouse and pottery platter that were donated to us for prizes?
◆ DEAL WITH RTI CITY OF PRINCE RUPERT
Notice of Permissive Tax Exemptions 2013-2015 Pursuant to Section 227 of the Community Charter, Public Notice is hereby given that Prince Rupert City Council is considering adopting proposed “Year 2013-2015 Tax Exemption Bylaw No. 3326, 2012”. This Bylaw, if adopted by Council, would grant permissive exemptions from municipal property taxes for three years (the year 2013-2015) to the following properties. This list includes lands encompassing the building footprint for public worship, private school & Senior Citizen Housing. The exemption amount shown against the property is estimated. Occupier Identity/Facility
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Places of Worship - Green Space Anglican Church Cathedral Bethel First Baptist Church Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Church Conerstone Mennonite Brethren Church Fellowship Baptist Church First Presbyterian Church The Salvation Army Harvest Time United Pentecostal Church Indo-Canadian Sikh Association Temple Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall Parking Lot Green Space New Life United Pentecostal Church Prince Rupert Church of Christ Church Prince Rupert Native Revival Centre Prince Rupert Pentecostal Tabernacle Prince Rupert Sikh Missionary Society Temple Roman Catholic Episcopal Church St. Paul's Lutheran Church United Church of Canada Sub-total Places of Worship - Green Space Designated Properties Roman Catholic Annunciation School Roman Catholic Annunciation School Basketball Court Roman Catholic Annunciation School Gym Roman Catholic Annunciation School Playground Cultural Dance Centre & Carving House Jim Pattison Ind. Ltd (Canfisco Municipal Boat Launch Facility) Northern British Columbia Museum Assoc. Performing Arts Centre Prince Rupert Golf Society Prince Rupert Golf Society Prince Rupert Racquet Association School District No. 52 (Prince Rupert) (Pacific Coast School) School District No. 52 (Prince Rupert) (Pacific Coast School) Sub-total Designated Properties Non-Designated Properties BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Prince Rupert Loyal Order of Moose/Moose Lodge Prince Rupert Marine Rescue Society Prince Rupert Salmanoid Enhancement Society Royal Canadian Legion Prince Rupert #27 Prince Rupert Amateur Radio Club Prince Rupert Curling Club Prince Rupert Heritage Committee #1 Pacific Place Prince Rupert Rod & Gun Club Cedar Road Aboriginal Justice Program Society Friendship House Association of Prince Rupert Kaien Island Daycare Services Family Resource Centre Kaien Senior Citizen' Housing North Coast Transition Society Prince Rupert Association for Community Living Prince Rupert Community Enrichment Society Prince Rupert Community Enrichment Society Prince Rupert Senior Citizens Housing Society Prince Rupert Senior Centre Association Sub-total Non-Designated Properties Places of Worship - Parking Lots Bethel First Baptist Church Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Church Conerstone Mennonite Brethren Church Fellowship Baptist Church First Presbyterian Church y The Salvation Army Harvest Time United Pentecostal Church Indo-Canadian Sikh Association Temple Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall Parking Lot New Life United Pentecostal Church Prince Rupert Church of Christ Church Prince Rupert Native Revival Centre Prince Rupert Pentecostal Tabernacle Prince Rupert Sikh Missionary Society Temple United Church of Canada Parking United Church of Canada Parking
$613.23 $287.26 $686.26 $499.44 $295.72 $519.39 $695.92 $152.35 $242.66 $1,610.72 $232.75 $223.25 $480.60 $487.90 $294.98 $373.05 $191.11 $202.66 $69.30 $8,158.54
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Sub-total Places of Worship - Parking Lots $2,724.47 $2,043.35 Estimated Total Permissive Property Tax Exemptions $420,994.58 $420,313.46 If you have any questions, or for further information, please contact Dan Rodin, Chief Financial Officer, 627-0935.
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Lots 5-12, Blk 12, Sec 5, Range 5, Plan 923, DL 251, LD 14 Lots 19-20, Blk 12, Sec 5, Range 5, Plan 923, DL 251, LD 14 Lots 1 & 2, 2 Blk 11, 11 Sec 5, 5 Range 5, 5 Plan 923, 923 DL251, DL251 LD 14 Lots A, B+15-18, Blk 12, Sec 5, Range 5, Plan 3466, DL 251, LD 14 Lot A, Blk 16, Sec 1, Range 5, Plan 923, DL 251, LD 14 Part Lot 1, Blk Wft G, Plan 7176 Except Plan PRP42647, DL251, LD14 Lot 1, Range 5, Plan EPS64, DL 251, LD 14 Parcel Assign 28, Range 5, Plan 5631, Except Plan 6006, DL 251, LD 14 Blk 4, Range 5, Plan 1594, DL 251, LD 14 Blk 4, Range 5, Plan 1594, DL 251, LD 14 Lot A, Range 5, Plan 9409, DL 251, LD 14 Part of Lot A, Range 5, Plan 8288, DL251, LD 14 Part of Lot 16 & 17, Blk 12, Range 5, Plan 923 DL 251, LD 14
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The Northern View Cardero Resource Corp. is planning to open a new coal mining operation in northeast BC that will send millions of tonnes of new coal to the terminal on Ridley Island. The company just finished the pre-feasibility study of the mine site at Carbon Creek, about 40 kilometres west of Hudson’s Hope. A geological survey of the site has estimated that there are at least 468-million tonnes of coal in the ground ready to be mined. Through the use of underground and surface mining, Cardero believes that it will be able to dig out 4.085-million tonnes of it a year over the twenty-year life of the project. The company has signed a 15-year contract with Ridley Terminals for 500,000 tonnes a year of port capacity starting in 2014, increasing to 900,000 tonnes by 2015. The contract hinges on Ridley getting a fourth stacker at the coal terminal, which they are expecting to get government approval for this year.
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Census breaks down family composition By Shaun Thomas The Northern View Statistics Canada released new information from the 2011 census, and it shows there are roughly the same number of single men and single women in Prince Rupert. According to the census, there are 4,550 people of the 10,105 Prince Rupert residents over 15 who are not married or living common law, and 5,555 who are married or common-law. Of those not married or common-law, there are 2,270 men and 2,285 women, a difference of just 15. There are 1,750 men who have never been married compared to 1,370
women, a gap of 380. There are 145 men separated compared to 180 women, 265 men divorced compared to 305 women and 105 widowed men compared to 435 women â€“ the largest gap with 330 more widowed women than men. And while the number of married or common-law men and women are equal at 2,775, there is a discrepancy in the numbers. 2,115 men say they are married compared to 2,100 women, and 680 women say they are living common-law compared to 665 men. The other information contained in the Sept. 19 release have to do with the make-up of families in the community. Of the 3,545 families in town, the largest
number by far is the two-person family with 1,745 couples in town compared to 835 three-person families, 660 fourperson families and 305 families with five or more people. When it comes to the 2,040 married couples, 940 have no children while 1,105 have at least one child. Of the 665 common-law couples, 320 are without children and 345 are with children. The census also looks at single-parent families, with single moms outnumbering single dads 640 to 190. There are 290 single moms with two or more children compared to just 60 single dads with two or more children.
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NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSURE BYLAW No. 3321, 2012 Pursuant to Section 40 of the Community Charter
The City of Prince Rupert gives notice of its intention to close to traffic on 0.14 Hectares of road, comprising of: a) Road dedicated by Plan 923, Block 17, Section 1, District Lot 251, Range 5, Coast District; b) A portion of road dedicated by Plan PRP 10344, District Lot 251, Range 5, Coast District; c) A portion of road dedicated by Plan BCP 48969, District Lot 251, Range 5, Coast District; and d) A portion of road dedicated by Plan 46329, Waterfront Block F, District Lot 251, Coast District, Road Closure Bylaw No. 3321, 2012 seeks to close that portion of highway to The Uplands traffic and remove its dedication as highway (shown outlined in black on the sketch below). No actual roads as they exist today will be closed or changed by the Bylaw. Legal lot lines and road allowances are being established for the purposes of the Land Titles Act. This Bylaw is part of the subdivision process required to sell City owned lands.
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◆ COMMUNITY GROUPS
City partially backs away from cuts to property tax exemptions By Alan S. Hale The Northern View City council has backed away from its plan to rollback property taxes for community groups, at least partially. During the Sept. 4 meeting, council decided organizations would have to pay 20 per cent of their property tax bill starting in 2013, and then pay 40 per cent of it the next year. That change would have meant organizations such as the Friendship House, Salmonid Enhancement Society, Transition Society, Senior Citizens’ Housing Society, and many others would have had to find hundreds, sometimes thousands, of dollars to pay taxes they hadn’t been
before. difficulty raising the 20 per cent But last Monday, council that it’s going to take...I think had second thoughts they all make about their policy and contributions to decided to only make “I have a probour community and those organizations pay a 20 per cent cut is 20 per cent of their tax lem reducing tax a big cut.” bill starting next year, The cuts apply and not cut back their tax exemptions by to any property tax exemptions any further exemption that is 40 per cent...” for three years. not for a school or a “I have a real problem church - which are Joy Thorkelson, city both exempt from with reducing tax exemptions by 40 per property taxes by councilor law. Property taxes cent over two years. I don’t have a problem charged on church with a cut of 20 per cent, parking lots are what I have a problem with is still facing a 40 per cent cut in making it 40 per cent,” said exemptions by 2014. councillor Joy Thorkelson. This plan will bring in just “It seems to me that those under $20,000 a year in new organizations may have enough taxes.
◆ RINGWORM OUTBREAK
SPCA remains under quarantine By Alan S. Hale The Northern View The Prince Rupert SPCA has been under quarantine for more than two weeks, and no one can say for certain when its doors will open again. If the ringworm infection has been eliminated, the shelter could begin taking in and adopting out animals again in 10 days, if not it could be a lot longer. Since the quarantine began the staff at the SPCA have had to keep a grueling cleaning schedule, which includes washing 60 animals in a solution of lime and sulfur every three or four days, washing the building from floor to ceiling with antifungal soap, and throwing away any other porous surfaces such as scratching posts, toys, mats, everything that the spores might be hiding on. The SPCA staff has also been testing the animals to see if they
are still infected. “We take toothbrushes and we scrub their necks and their ears and then we put it in a plastic bag and then we put it on a gel and it grows. Whatever grow on the gel tells us what’s on the animal; like a Petri dish,” Anna Terebka, branch manager, said. Since starting their cleaning regiment, the shelter has sent out two batches of samples to Prince George to be analyzed; one went last week and the other was collected from the animals on Saturday. Before they can reopen both of those samples have to come back clean, if not, they have to stay under quarantine until they send out two batches that are. It takes the lab 10 days to analyze the samples, so the soonest the SPCA could open again is Oct. 3. “If we get one positive, then we have to assume that every animal has it,” said Terebka. If the samples don’t
come back clean the SPCA will stay closed until they do. Staff are crossing their fingers that results are clean, not just for the animals, but because the quarantine is draining them dry financially. All of the $3,400 that they raised at their annual Paws for a Cause fundraiser this month has been spent on large amounts of expensive soaps and cleaners for the quarantine. Just because the shelter is closed hasn’t stopped people from bringing in more animals though, and Terebka says that the shelter needs some families to volunteer to be foster homes for new animals until they can be admitted to the shelter. She also says that are in need of donations of bleach and towels as well. The SPCA is also hosting a Quiz Night at the Moose Hall on Nov. 16 to help raise more money for its operations.
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◆ NORTHERN GATEWAY
Enbridge rep fields questions from Chamber members By Shaun Thomas The Northern View Enbridge Northern Gateway community and municipal relations manager Michele Perret was a guest last Wednesday’s Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce luncheon, providing information on the project and fielding questions from those in attendance. Before the question period Perret outlined the reasons the company was pursuing the project, including a need to find new markets for Canadian energy aside from the United States, and plans for the pipeline, which would run from Alberta to Kitimat and would largely be underground along the route. She also touched on the Joint Review Panel process that is underway and will return to Prince Rupert in November, stating that final arguments will take place next April and that the company expects a decision to be handed down by the end of 2013. While the schedule marine safety specialist who was to present for Enbridge was delayed and missed the presentation, Perret touched on some aspects
of the marine operation as well noting that all tankers would have two tugs running along the vessel on the way out to the open ocean and the speed would be capped at 10 to 12 knots for the ships. In terms of benefits, Perret said that the company was targeting 15 per cent Aboriginal employment during the construction of the line and operation of the terminal, that approximately $318 million of the $800 million in procurement opportunities would be in northwestern BC and that 58 new jobs would be created at the Kitimat terminal. When it came time to take questions, some of those addressing Perret voiced their concerns about a potential pipeline in the region. “I am in support of a boom in the northwest, but I am not in favour of the oil spills that are being predicted,” said business owner Marc Page, who brought along quotes from Enbridge representatives saying they couldn’t guarantee there wouldn’t be a spill. “We are business people and understand the economics and risk associated with having just one
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Michele Perret, Enbridge manager of community and municipal relations, addresses members of the Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce. customer, but when you look at it this is about food and survival and that is why I don’t know how you could advocate a project like this...Conceptually I agree with your project, but in reality it is ludicrous,” said Justine Crawford
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faster that required by Canadian standards. “I’m not proud of [the spill] in Michigan, and there are a lot of differences in this pipeline and that one. What I am proud of is the clean-up job that we did...We did a complete overhaul of the company as a result of that spill,” said Perret, noting that the pipeline width has been increased and remote pump stations would be manned 24/7 in response to feedback from the public. “We have designed a response plan and have established places where emergency response equipment could be stashed away... Having tugs the size we are proposing with response capabilities we are proposing in the area would benefit the whole coast, including Prince Rupert.” Other questions focused on heavy First Nations opposition, with Perret noting that 60 per cent of First Nations the company has consulted with have agreed to an equity offer but that the names of those groups are being kept confidential by request, the number of local jobs, with Perret noting locals would be hired as often as possible, and the impact of exporting on fuel prices, with Perret saying it could be a few cents per litre.
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The Northern Gateway Project is generating healthy debate. British Columbians are asking many important questions like, is this pipeline worth it for BC and its northern communities? The beneﬁts that the Northern Gateway Project will bring to British Columbia are signiﬁcant. It will create jobs, generate new tax revenue for BC, and strengthen the province’s economy.
New jobs will be created... Many people will be employed to build this project. Here in BC, over 3,000 high-paying construction jobs will be created during the building phase. And over 500 new long-term jobs will open up when it’s completed–jobs to monitor and maintain the pipeline, jobs at the Kitimat Marine Terminal, and indirect jobs in areas such as food and hospitality, accommodations, and transportation. And all right here in BC.
Over $800 million will be spent on local goods and services... During construction, hundreds of millions will be spent in Northern BC on equipment rentals, worker accommodations, trucking and fuel, just to name a few. Businesses will grow and new jobs will bring a steady source of family income, as well as opportunities for young people right out of school. All of this will have a positive impact on local businesses and community stability.
Local communities will have a brighter future... On top of new jobs being created, the project will generate $40 million per year in new tax revenue for BC–that’s $1.2 billion over a period of 30 years. This will make a difference to local communities who can use it to build facilities and strengthen public services.
Enbridge will also provide an additional $100 million to support communities near the pipeline in BC and Alberta. We are also committed to partnerships with Aboriginal communities–funding will be provided for community investment, scholarships and education programs, and Aboriginal business opportunities will be created.
People will learn specialized work skills... Individuals from towns near the pipeline will be given the opportunity to learn the skills needed to work in the energy industry. Enbridge has created the Gateway Education and Training Fund, a $1.5 million commitment that will support training initiatives that focus on pipeline construction skills. The knowledge and experience acquired during the construction phase will serve them well as the demand for skilled workers in the energy sector here in British Columbia, Canada and around the world continues to increase.
New global markets will open opportunities for new growth... As it stands, Canada relies on just one customer for its oil exports. The Northern Gateway Project will provide access to the growing economies and the huge markets of the Paciﬁc Rim eager for our energy, which will increase Canada’s Gross Domestic Product by at least $270 billion over 30 years. So not only will the residents of British Columbia see an increase in tax revenue, employment and long-term job opportunities, they will see the economy strengthened in both their province and country as a new gateway to more trade partners opens up.
The project will bring signiﬁcant economic beneﬁts to BC. Discover more and join the conversation at beneﬁts.northerngateway.ca.
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It’s a path to our future. ©2012 Northern Gateway Pipelines Inc.
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Kitimat Clean Ltd. has applied for environmental assessment of a proposed oil refinery, after commissioning a poll that found nearly three out of four B.C. residents support the idea. A province-wide phone survey conducted during September found 78 per cent of respondents were aware of the proposal to build a large refinery at Kitimat to process Alberta heavy crude oil. Provincially, 72 per cent either favoured or were â€œsomewhat supportiveâ€? of the proposed $13 billion refinery, which would ship gasoline, diesel and aviation fuel to market rather than tankers of diluted bitumen. Kitimat Clean president David Black said he was pleasantly surprised that so many people have heard of the refinery proposal, and that most support the idea. â€œObviously the concept has struck a chord with the public,â€? he said.
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Cops for Cancer riders roll into Rupert to complete trip By Martina Perry The Northern View RCMP members and the support team participating in the Cops for Cancer Tour de North ride concluded their weeklong bicycle journey with a reception at the Crest Hotel in Prince Rupert on Sept. 20. The 850 km Tour de North ride through north central B.C. raises money and awareness for pediatric cancer research and programs like Camp Goodtimes to support children and their families living with cancer. 20 riders started in Prince George on Sept. 14, with 18 finishing the trip in Prince Rupert. Inspector Bob Killbery and constable Jennifer Collins from Prince Rupert were happy to be home after riding an average 100 km per day, with the longest day being 170 km. “We could ride another day or two. Everyday it seemed to get easier,” Killbery said. “We met kids along the way that have been going through cancer treatments and kids that have been to Camp Goodtimes. After you see them and what they’ve been through, [riding] for a week seems like nothing,” Collins said. Killbery said this was the perfect time to do the ride because he is retiring in November and his daughter, Jennifer Collins, had recently been transferred back to Prince Rupert. “Being able to do the ride with Jenny has been a great experience,” Killbery said. The exact amount raised was not known as of deadline, but Erin Reynolds, who was one of the ride’s support staff, said that the ride raised more than $242,000 overall. Of that total, Prince Rupert riders raised over $20,000 from their fundraising efforts.
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Top Left: Constable Jennifer Collins and her 5-year old daughter Olivia make their way to the Crest for the ending reception. Top Right: Dawson Creek rider James Rutledge holds his seven-month year old son Easton in the air, while Hazelton rider Marshall Thompson raises his arms. Prince George community rider Dennis Schwab smiles while looking on. Bottom Left: Auxiliary RCMP member Bill Parmar congratulates inspector Bob Killbery for completing the ride.
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◆ AREAS OF FOCUS
Chamber lists priorities By Shaun Thomas The Northern View During its first meeting following the summer break, Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce president Jason Scherr outlined three strategic priorities for the group. The first item agreed upon during a strategic planning meeting of the new board has to do with the impression people get when they land in the community. “The airport is a vital gateway to Prince Rupert, and as such it is important to create a great customer experience when people come to town,” said Scherr, noting that stakeholders are meeting next week to look at what could be done to improve the airport. The second issue was the look of the downtown core, which has seen
some improvements with the series of murals and last summer’s Paint Prince Rupert initiative. “The downtown core represents the heart and the heritage of the community. The Prince Rupert Chamber of Commerce is interested in ideas and bringing stakeholders together to revitalize downtown,” said Scherr. The final priority for the Chamber has to do with attracting people from the northwest to town. “As a coastal town, Prince Rupert has advantages that others in the region don’t have...We want to promote Prince Rupert as an eat, shop and play destination,” he said, noting that there is a section on the website to market Prince Rupert and plans are in place for a campaign to get people from Haida Gwaii to do Christmas shopping in Prince Rupert.
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that are not prepared, will be caught off guard. “You can sit back and let it happen. But then don’t be surprised if it’s not to your liking,” added Pietralla of events which can sweep through a region. “Let’s view change with a positive approach.” Some of the advice contained in the study, developing material for potential industrial investors, for example, is already underway. “It validates some of the efforts already happening,” said Pietralla. The need for regional unity and vision is also important when asking senior governments for financial help or other assistance, said Pietralla. “Without that, it’s easy for those governments to say, ‘I’m sorry, I don’t know where to put my money’,” Pietralla added.
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How to prepare and protect your lawn for the winter Every weekend of the last few months you have spent mowing, weeding, edging, and trimming your lawn so that it will look its best. In order to ensure your lawn makes a complete recovery after winter hibernation, you may want to spend the fall taking steps to help your lawn survive the winter months ahead. Winterizing a lawn varies depending on where you live and how harsh a typical winter is. There are certain key tasks to complete
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material for next year’s crop of flowers. Be sure to pick up any twigs and other debris as well. Additional debris can become up trapped under snow and hinder grass growth when spring arrives. * Cut your lawn short. Unless the season is unseasonably wet and warm, your lawn shouldn’t grow too much in October and November. Continue to cut your lawn until there is no visible growth for about two weeks. It pays to give it a short cut before frost arrives so that long piles of dead grass will not smother any new growth in the spring. Also, long grass tends to bend down upon itself, trapping moisture that can lead to fungal diseases like snow mold. * Aerate the lawn. Soil can be compacted Raking leaves is a key step in preparing over time, especially in yards that see heavy your lawn for the winter months. foot traffic. You can rent an aerator from a lawn supply store so that water and fertilizer spring. These can easily encroach on garden can reach the soil. beds. Edge now so you will have less work to * Fertilize. Now is the time to give the do in the spring. lawn fresh food to overwinter and also * Trim hedges and trees. If there are any replenish the strength of the root system. All overhanging tree branches or shrubbery summer long the lawn has been depleting blocking sunlight from reaching the lawn, cut the soil of nutrition, but autumn presents a back these areas once the foliage has thinned. great opportunity to strengthen those roots. Take advantage of your town’s leaf and twig Consider a slow-release formula designed for pickup services. winterizing that will feed the lawn all winter * Seed bare patches. Scour the lawn for long. bare patches and put down some seed in these * Edge the garden beds. Take advantage of areas. The cooler weather will enable the the cooler weather and slow-growing grass to seeds to germinate without having to compete re-edge around flower beds. Even though the with weed growth. grass above the surface of the soil will stop Once you have prepared your lawn for the growing, the roots will remain viable and the winter you can bring in any lawn tools that lawn will still be sending out rhizomes and need repair and have them set and packed tillers to produce new grass blades in the away for the spring.
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Easy ways you can winterize your home this fall season When summer draws to a close and autumn arrives, homeowners must place a precedent on readying their homes for the winter months. Often referred to as “winterizing,” the process is meant to ensure a home can withstand harsh winter weather while proving a safe haven from the elements. As autumn arrives, homeowners can take several steps to get their homes ready for whatever winter has to offer with the following tasks. * Fix the leaks. A leaky home will prove an expensive home during the winter months. A home with many leaks will be much colder to inhabit, and homeowners typically turn up the heat to counter drafts that can make a home feel like a meat locker. But turning up the thermostat isn’t the answer. Instead, fix leaks in the fall before the cold weather arrives. Leaks should not be very hard to find. On the first breezy autumn afternoon, walk around the house in search of any drafty areas. These drafts will be noticeable and often occur around doors and window frames, electrical outlets and even recessed lighting. Homeowners have a host of options at their disposal to plug leaks, be it door sweeps that block air from entering under exterior doors to caulk applied around leaky windows. When using caulk outdoors, be sure to use a weatherresistant caulk or, if sealing brick, use masonry sealer.
idyllic image associated primarily with autumn. Unfortunately, when leaves fall they often fall into the gutters. Routinely clean the gutters once the leaves start to fall. Clean gutters will allow snow and rain to effectively drain through the gutters. If the gutters are clogged, snow might have nowhere to go when it begins to melt, and roof damage might result. Such damage is costly but preventable in most instances. One of the easier preventive measures to take is to routinely clean the gutters of leaves and other debris that accumulate during the fall. When cleaning the gutters, make sure they are properly aligned. Poorly aligned gutters can lead to a host of problems. One such problem is flooding. If downspouts are not properly aligned with the rest of the gutters, then water might not be directed away from the home as it’s intended. Routinely cleaning gutters throughout the fall and early winter can help reduce the risk of roof damage Instead, water might be directed toward the home, resulting in caused by winter weather. flooding or additional water * Add insulation upstairs. the attic is in need of additional should consider upgrading their damage. Homeowners who have an attic in insulation. Such joists won’t be existing windows. Such a project * Have the furnace cleaned. their homes might want to consider visible in an adequately insulated isn’t cheap, but newer windows Experts recommend annual adding some insulation up there. attic. will almost certainly lead to furnace cleanings. Before cold Experts recommend a minimum * Put up the storm windows. It’s lower heating costs, meaning the weather arrives, turn the furnace of 12 inches of insulation in the nice to open the windows in the project will essentially pay for on to make sure it’s still working. attic. That might prove costly, but spring and summer and let the warm itself over time. Homeowners who An unpleasant odor should appear a poorly insulated attic is akin to air waft in through the screens. can’t afford to replace all of their when first turning on the furnace, opening the front door and letting But when summer is over, it’s windows don’t have to replace but it shouldn’t last very long. If the heat out. It might be best for time to put up the storm windows them all at once. Instead, replace the odor sticks around, turn the less-than-handy homeowners to once again. Storm windows add them a few at a time and make the furnace off and call a professional. hire a professional to insulate the an extra layer of protection from rooms where you spend the most Once winter arrives, routinely attic. But do-it-yourselfers might the elements and are especially time each winter the first on the replace the filters. This makes the find it good to know that if the valuable in homes with single- list to receive new windows. furnace operate more efficiently ceiling joists, which are often 11 pane glass windows. Homeowners * Be diligent with the gutters. and can also reduce the risk of inches or less, are visible, then who don’t have storm windows Leaves falling from trees is an fire.
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Tips on how you can save money on home improvement With the economy still struggling, money is tight for many homeowners. That reality can present a problem to those who want to improve their homes without spending too much money. The cost of a home improvement project depends on a host of factors, including the scale of the project and the availability of materials. Upscale projects like a full roof replacement will set homeowners back a substantial amount of money. In its 2011-2012 “Cost vs. Value Report,” Remodeling magazine revealed that the average cost of a such a project was nearly $38,000. However, a smaller project like a garage door replacement could be completed for fewer than $3,000. When deciding if a home improvement project is within your budget, it’s a good idea to consult such figures before choosing a project. For example, if your home is a fixer-upper, then one project may not be more urgent than another, something that may allow you to choose less expensive projects now while saving money for more expensive projects down the road. It’s also important for
homeowners to know that figures such as those in the “Cost vs. Value Report” are just averages. Some projects might cost more than the average, while others might come in well under budget. To ensure your project is one of the latter and not the former, consider the following ways to trim costs off your next home improvement project. * Avoid the DIY movement if you don’t have adequate experience. Many homeowners fall into the DIY trap, feeling they can pull off a project without hiring a professional contractor. While this is an option for those homeowners with home improvement experience, it’s an approach that’s best avoided by those without such experience. Homeowners who decide to go it alone on a home improvement project should know that mistakes are costly. One mistake could have you paying for the same materials twice: once when you begin the project, and then again when you need to hire a contractor after your efforts didn’t work out. A failed DIY project also costs you time, something homeowners hoping to sell their homes post-project cannot afford to waste.
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Maintaining your fireplace this fall People looking to embrace the cold-weather season often find snuggling up in front of a roaring fire is both relaxing and warming. Fireplaces are popular components of homes across the country. Ensuring fireplaces are prepared for a season of use is important from a safety standpoint and for personal comfort as well. All home heating systems require regular maintenance to function safely and efficiently. One of the most important steps to fireplace maintenance and preparation is having the entire thing cleaned by a professional. A chimney sweep provides a variety of services. According to Ace Chimney Sweeps of Maryland, a chimney sweep will clean out the entire chimney. Many use a highpowered vacuum so that there is no soot or dust entering the home. Depending on the range of services, some sweeps also offer a series of inspections of the chimney, interior flue and checks of attic spaces for any damaged areas that will need repair. The next step will be securing your source of fuel. Many
homeowners contract with a provider of seasoned firewood. A delivery of one or two cords of wood may take the average fireplace user through the season. Wood can also be purchased at supermarkets or picked up free in different areas. It’s not adviseable to use wood that has just been cut down. It likely contains high levels of moisture that will result in more smoke than burn power, and could lead to deposits forming on the inside of the chimney. Synthetic logs are also available, but use caution because they may burn unevenly and put out higher levels of carbon monoxide. Follow directions on the packages of these products carefully. It is important to inspect a fireplace screen or guard to ensure it can safely protect against embers escaping the fireplace. In homes where there are young children, an added barrier may be needed in front of the fireplace to prevent little hands from touching the hot screen. It is vital to open up the chimney flue before starting any fire. This allows fresh air to feed the fire and will enable smoke to exit the home. Failure to open
the flue can result in smothering, dirty smoke filling the home quite quickly. The flue should be closed after the fire is completely extinguished so that animals and outside debris don’t enter the home via the opening. Be sure to have a metal container for removing and storing hot ashes handy. Embers and ashes can stay hot for quite some time, so they should be placed outdoors, ideally far from the home so they don’t set anything ablaze. Educate household members about the rules of fireplace use. They should be aware that no items should be discarded into the fire to avoid the emission of toxic fumes or dangerous embers. All it takes is one stray ember to start a huge fire. Also, improper fuel materials may lead to the buildup of flammable creosote on the chimney. A fireplace can be a focal point, a source of home heating and just a nice place to which to retire when the weather is cold. Preparing the fireplace for use and maintaining it properly are the keys to a safe season of use.
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North Coast COMING EVENTS SEPT. 29 - Women’s Day of Celebration, Christian Faith Event. “Whispers of God’s Love”. 10am - 4:30pm @ Pr. Rupert Salvation Army Citadel. Call Eva for details 250624-1527 & register before Wed. Sept. 26. All ladies welcome!
SEPT. 30 - Turkey Shoot @ the Rod & Gun Club from 10am - 2pm. Breakfast & lunch will be served. Everyone welcome! Contact Marie @ 250-622-2869
SEPT. 30 - LIFE CHAIN 3rd annual event 2 - 3 pm in front of old Zellers on 2nd Ave. Please come out and bear witness to the sanctity of life and pray for the unborn and for post-abortive women. Signs will be supplied. Call Maureen @ 250-627-8481 for more information.
OCT. 3 - Prostate and Bladder Cancer support meeting at 7:30pm, rm 430 @ Pr. Rupert Hospital. Call Judy 250-622-6533
OCT 12 - 21: Prince Rupert Library will be holding its fall book sale. The sale, an important and popular fundraiser for the library, will include books, videos & DVDs. Check it out!
OCT. 12 & 13 - Prince Rupert Child Care Conference @ NWCC. Fri. 7pm-9pm meet and greet in library. Sat. registration desk opens 8am. Workshops begin 9am - 3:15pm. Lunch catered by Fresh Onion. Contact Katie Wahl for further info @ wccc.citytel.net
OCT. 20 - Catholic Women’s League Tea & Bazaar @ Annunciation Church, P.R. 12pm - 2:00pm
Cornerstone MB Church: Coffee mornings @ 202-6th Ave. W. Tue & Wed 10am - noon, Sunday Celebration 10:30 every week. All are welcome! 250-627-1033
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Flea Market: Sept. 22, Oct. 13 & 27, Nov. 10 & 24, Dec. 8 only.
GIRL GUIDE LEADERS NEEDED. Are you a young (or young at heart), enthusiastic woman who wants to make a difference to girls in our community and have a few hours a week to spare? How about becoming a volunteer with Girl Guides of Canada. We lost a couple of members to the Maritimes over the summer and really need to replace them. Guides (gr. 4-6) meet Thurs. eve 6:30 -8:00 @ Conrad and Pathfinders (gr.7-9) also meet Thurs. eve. 6:30-8:30 at Roosevelt Park. We can always use more help with Sparks (K-1) and Brownies (gr.2-3). Both of these groups
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This is not church! There are no expectations of financial support or service. Instead this is a celebration of faith in Jesus Christ. Every Sunday eve. at 7pm, join us for a time of praise, prayer and proclamation at the Salvation Army, 25 Grenville Court.
VOLUNTEERS WANTED! Fairview Management Svc Ltd is interested in recruiting volunteers to extend the services offered, in more natural and less formal relationships. We ae looking for volunteers who have varied interests and generally want to have fun! If you would like to volunteer at Fairview, please contact Leona Astoria at 250-627-4748 or firstname.lastname@example.org! Consider lending your talents and support to our wonderful staff and people receiving our residential support!
PRINCE RUPERT GARDEN CLUB’S Annual Garden Tour and Tea is CANCELLED for this year. We will re-instate the Tour and Tea in July 2013. Sorry to disappoint.
Canadian Cancer Society Daffodil Bulbs for sale - box of 30 for $12.00. Call Judy at 250-624-3913.
SALMONBERRY Farmer’s Market: A fresh air community market. When? Thursday eve. 4 - 8 pm (weather permitting), Where? 100 Market Place (Pr. Rupert Court House lawn). Info: www.salmonberrytrading. com, Karen 627-1358 or Priscilla 624-8337
Wanted: Ladies to play in the Merry GoRound Charity Bridge, phone 250-624-3847 by August 1, bridge to begin September
The Prince Rupert Library is showcasing A Summer of Colour: a show of 35 quilts, many made by local quilters, on from the end of May until late September. Come visit this marvelous free exhibition.
TOPS (Take off pounds sensibly) Prince Rupert meets Monday evenings in the basement of the Fellowship Baptist Church - 651-7th Ave. East. Weigh-in 6:30, meeting at 7:00. For more information call Lucille 250-624-2777.
School District 52 Band Program is looking for donations of band instruments! Help us bring music to all students by donating that trumpet you have in your basement or the saxophone in your coat closet! If you have a band instrument that no one is playing, please call Sandy Jones at 250-624-5031 ext. 226 for pick up.
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Joan Alice Schwab (Dadye) It is with great sadness to inform all friends and acquaintances of the passing of Dadye Schwab. She slipped quietly away to join her family and friends on the other side Sunday, September 16, 2012. Dadye was very active and an avid member of the Legion, in both the Auxiliary, being a life member and the Branch.
Donald Randolph Mostad September 16th, 1950 – September 16th, 2012
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Arnt passed away suddenly at his son’s home in Vincennes Indiana. He will be sadly missed by his companion and wife of 42 years; Dianne Grav, his children; Ted, Richard, Cheryl, Calvin and Crystal, his 12 grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and his Àve sisters; Karen, Helene, Luise, Anne, and Margrete. A Memorial Service will be held on September 29, 2012 @ 2:00pm at the Moose Hall.
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Flooring Sales Manager The Houston Division of Bulkley Valley Home Centre requires a sales person/ manager for its flooring department. This person will have retail experience that includes measuring, estimating, ordering and selling laminate, hardwood, vinyl, carpet and ceramic. This person will have had experience working with installers. The ability to provide excellent customer service to homeowners and contractors and assist the store manager with marketing initiatives for the flooring department are key priorities. The position also requires a general knowledge of building materials and the ability to work in a computerized environment. Houston is located in the beautiful Bulkley Valley, 50 km east of Smithers. There are outstanding opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation activities. Assistance with relocation will be considered for the right person. Compensation includes salary, incentive plan and benefits. Please submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com or fax to 1-250-845-7608.
Dadye was predeceased by: Husband Mike. Sons Billy, Martin, Robert Emil. Granddaughter René. Parents Mariam and Walter. Siblings Barbara (Bonnie) Baril and Leroy Youndhusband. Survived by sisters; Elizabeth (Molly) and Joany. Sons; Roddie and Christopher. Daughters; Sandie, Maggie, Dadye -Ellenid. Grandchildren Mark, Craig, Calvin, Robin, Tauyna, Rhiannon, Jasmine and Shandy. Great grandchildren; Vanessa, Jaina, D’Andre, Isabella and Kyree and many nieces, nephews and a host of friends. Memorial will take place Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 2:00 pm at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, 200 4th Ave. West, Prince Rupert, BC. OfÀciated by the Very Rev. Jason Haggstrom. Luncheon to follow in the basement of the church, put on by the Legion Ladies Auxiliary Branch #27. In lieu of Áowers, donations to the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Shelter at PO Box 26, Prince Rupert, BC, V8J 3P4 or phone 250-624-4143 would be greatly appreciated.
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When you become part of the KBR Wabi Ltd. team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading engineering, construction and services company, we offer challenging assignments across Canada. Our clients value us because they know, We Deliver. KBR Wabi Ltd. has an uncompromising commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and Environment. These values are incorporated in our daily work and are an integral part of our culture. We are looking for qualified craft professionals and have employment opportunities, in the Mining, Oil & Gas Industry in Fort McMurray, AB, and Dawson Creek & Fort St. John, BC areas, for the following positions:
Millwrights • Carpenters/Civil • Ironworkers • Formsetters Welders (B pressure/Structural) • Scaffolders • Pipefitters Crane Operators • Electricians • Carpenter/Cladders Sheet Metal Workers All positions require: Experience in oil and gas is an asset; Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, under pressure, and with sound judgment; Experienced in or willing to work in a camp setting - travel is required on a rotational schedule; Knowledge of health and safety practices, legislation, and recognition that all employees play a part to ensure a safe workplace. Further specifications will be detailed as required for the job site. We offer a selection of competitive wages with incentives, and a comprehensive lifestyle benefits package. We support career advancement through professional training, on-the-job training (OJT), and ongoing development opportunities. Please submit your resume, indicating the position(s) of interest and location of where you saw our advertisement, to: WabiHR@kbr.com Fax: (705) 647-4451 Online: www.kbr.com/careers/canada (Select “KBR Wabi Opportunities”)
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EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITY Prince Rupert Grain Ltd. operates a world-class, high-speed grain export terminal situated in Prince Rupert on the scenic north coast of British Columbia. The Finance department is currently seeking a qualiÀed applicant for the following position.
Commodity Accountant You must possess exceptional organizational, analytical and planning skills, as well as strong, communications and interpersonal skills. Ideally you will have a recognized accounting designation although we would consider a student in the final year of an accounting program. Previous experience working in an agricultural or industrial, environment would be a distinct advantage. You should also have a superior knowledge of various software packages such as Excel and Word. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a Company sponsored pre-employment medical examination. PRG offers a competitive compensation package that includes a comprehensive employee benefit program. Interested individuals who want to join our team are invited to submit your resumes in confidence by September 28, 2012 to: Human Resources Department Prince Rupert Grain Ltd. PO Box 877 Prince Rupert, BC V8J 3Y1 or Fax: (250) 627-8541 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ACCOUNTING ADMINISTRATOR Kristoff Trucking is looking for an individual to join our team as an Accounting Administrator. This position directly supports the controller and interacts with the company management team. The successful candidate will bring bookkeeping experience and a desire to support a young and fast growing company. Key Duties and Responsibilities • Administering Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable • Maintaining paper and digital records • Ensuring accurate and reliable data input • Contributing to reports as requested by management • Monthly reports/accounts reconciliation Skills • Experience with bookkeeping and accounting related courses or certiÀcations a deÀnite asset • Excellent knowledge of Simply Accounting, MS OfÀce including Excel, Word, Outlook • Keen attention to detail • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Kristoff Trucking offers a competitive compensation and beneÀts package. Please email your resume and cover letter to Niki Kristoff at email@example.com by Oct 1, 2012. Kristoff Trucking thanks all interested persons however only successful candidates will be contacted by Oct 10, 2012.
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Help Wanted An Alberta Construction Company is hiring Dozer and Excavator Operators. Preference will be given to operators that are experienced in oilﬁeld road and lease construction. Lodging and meals provided. The work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Alcohol & Drug testing required. Call Contour Construction at 780-723-5051. Deckhands for tugboat running between Queen Charlottes to Rupert and Queen Charlottes to Vancouver. $300/day. Email resumes to Obrien@qcislands.net or fax to 250-557-4306 Discovery Childcare is looking for a full-time, fully qualiﬁed ECE childcare worker. Please drop resume off at Discovery Childcare, 195 Prince Rupert Blvd. (right next to Charles Hays) or fax to 250624-6345 “PART TIME OPPORTUNITYANDERSON MERCHANDISERS-CANADA INC.” requires a Merchandiser to service and maintain various product lines in Prince Rupert retail outlets. Reliable transportation, computer with internet and printer, access to digital camera and able to lift up to 50lbs. is required. Approximately 3-4 hours per week. Salary is negotiable based on experience. Email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 905-763-6785 PJ’s Midway; We are now accepting Resumes. Drop off at 901 6th Ave. East. No phone calls please.
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Employment Trades, Technical SOUTH ROCK is hiring for: Paving Personnel (raker, screed, general labourers); Heavy Equipment Operators. Send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or 403-568-1327.
The First Nations Training & Development Centre is looking for an Instructor(s) to teach Math 020, 030, 041, 050 and 060(Grades 8-12) and Science 040, Biology 050 and Biology 060 (Grades 10-12). Instructors must have documented teaching experience as well as knowledge and experience working with First Nations people. Please submit copies of degrees, diplomas and your resume by 4:00 p.m. on September 18, 2012. Please send resumes to: Brenda L. Leighton Director of Education First Nations Training & Development Centre PO Box 402 Prince Rupert, BC V8J 3R2 Fax: 250.624.2813 Email: email@example.com
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Employment Posting Job Opportunity: Community Care Aide The Kitkatla Health Services located on the Northwest Coast of BC area of south of Prince Rupert BC, is a health clinic funded by Gitxaala Nation in partnership with First Nations Inuit Health Branch. The community is accessible by seaplane of ferry only and offers nature’s Ànest scenery. Our mandate is to promote increased access to health and wellness for our communities within the context of the broader determinants of health. Our wide range of programs as well as our clinical, general health and community health services, are primarily aimed at youth, seniors, families with young children and prenatal care. We are currently seeking a Community Care Aide who will become a member of our team. The Community Care Aide will work under direction of the Home Care Nurse to assist clients with day-to-day living to promote maximum independence. The primary duties of the Community Care Aide is to provide hands on support to clients in the Home Care program, to observe, record, report health changes to Home Care Nurse. Job duties include, but not limited to:
Job duties include, but not limited to: • Will vary according to the Care Plan that has been developed by the Home Care Nurse • Provide personal care, such as bathing, oral hygiene, toileting, dressing, grooming, mobilization and transferring. • Assist with the preparation of healthy environment in the home, i.e. Cleanliness, safety as required. • Supervise, monitor and remind client of daily activities. This may include overseeing the taking of medications as required. • Observe the behavior, appearance and condition of the client/family, and report changes to the Supervisor or Home Care Nurse, in order to maintain safe and supportive care of the client in his/her own home. • Maintain strict conÀdentiality of information gained during the course of duties. • Provide written reports as required. • Attend in-service and staff development meetings as required. • Perform other related duties depending on training and delegation by nursing supervisor. • Perform regular administrative duties such as developing work plans, reporting, record keeping, implement and maintain ISO processes etc.
Quali¿cations: The suitable candidate must be a certiÀed Home Support/Care Aide, good oral and written communication skills.
The Kitkatla Health Services located on the Northwest Coast of BC area of south of Prince Rupert BC, is a health clinic funded by Gitxaala Nation in partnership with First Nations Inuit Health Branch. The community is accessible by seaplane of ferry only and offers nature’s Ànest scenery. Our mandate is to promote increased access to health and wellness for our communities within the context of the broader determinants of health. Our wide range of programs as well as our clinical, general health and community health services, are primarily aimed at youth, seniors, families with young children and prenatal care. We are currently seeking an energetic Registered Nurse who will become a member of our team. The primary responsibilities of the Home Care Nurse/Supervisor is to manage and deliver health services including acute and chronic care needs, and to work in partnership in Maternal Health for parents with children 0 to 6 years of age.
Key Responsibilities • Performs physical assessments, health education, and other clinical activities according to the College of Nurses of BC standards of nursing practice • Provides follow-up care and health education to members referred to her/him by other members of the health care team • Ensures a fully equipped clinic is maintained by ordering medical supplies and maintaining inventory, ensuring equipment is maintained and sterilized and autoclaving as needed • participates in home visits for clients in the Home Care Program • IdentiÀes educational resources needed within the center to support the health promotion and health education for home care clients and maternal health service • Maintains complete and accurate client records, assessment notes and required correspondence • Participates in chart reviews and case conferences, and makes appropriate internal and external referrals • Contributes to the Centre’s activities to collect, analyze and report on data and relevant information, and participates in research when appropriate • Safeguards client records, assures conÀdentiality of client information, and seeks to minimize risk • Participates in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of treatment education, screening and health promotion programs for individuals, families and the community to foster self-help, mutual aid, and capacity building and address needs of community • IdentiÀes the health needs of clients and various other groups and uses this information to inform the development of programs and services • Where appropriate, develops partnerships and alliances to optimize health care service provision and address needs of community • Contributes to the Centre’s efforts to secure and maximize resources for current and new programs, services and activities
QualiÀcations: • • • • • • • • • • • • •
Nursing registration and membership with the College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC); Undergraduate degree in nursing from a recognized university; Thorough knowledge and proÀciency in current nursing physical assessment and treatment methods Experience in program development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation Three to Àve years nursing experience in a community setting or combination of hospital and community and/or public health settings; Demonstrated ability, commitment to and knowledge of community health care; Demonstrated ability to work in an interdisciplinary team environment; ProÀciency in the use of computers and various software applications; Experience in program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation; Excellent interpersonal skills with clients in a culturally diverse practice population, and with colleagues; Excellent communication, decision-making, problem-solving, conÁict management and time management skills; Knowledge and understanding of Àrst nations communities health and social issues Cultural competency and knowledge of the northwest traditions an asset
Hours of work: Willing to negotiate a Áexible work schedule (i.e. 3 weeks in community 1 week out), excellent subsidized housing, high-speed internet and cable
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Please send Applications/Resume with references to Karen Yates – Payroll Clerk Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Fax: (250) 848-2238
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House for Sale Prince Rupert East side, 17 yrs old; 4-5 bdrm, 2 bath, 1 ensuite. Lge kitchen & living rm, Lge rec. rm. Fenced in backyard. Lane access. Balcony on front & back. Asking $229,000. Serious enq. 250-622-2468
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Prince Rupert - 3 bedroom side by side duplex. Suitable for professional couple. Located in the Pineridge area. No pets, no smoking. Available September 1. $775/month. 250-624-5730
CLIFFSIDE APARTMENTS 1123-1137 Borden Street Adult-oriented. Quiet location with harbour view. Heat and hot water included. Minutes walking to downtown and hospital. References required. 1, 2, or 3 bedroom suites. Some furnished. Prince Rupert
GATEWAY APARTMENTS McBride & 8th Prince Rupert Unfurnished - Furnished (Furnished short Term Rentals Available) Close to downtown Adult-oriented No Pets
627-7137 K&C APARTMENTS 423-3rd Ave. West. in Pr. Rupert. 2 blocks from college. One bedroom apartments. Hardwood ﬂoors. Laundry services, heat incl. Security entrance. Rent $550 - $575/mo.. Phone Suzanne @ 250-622-2710 PR: 2 bdrm w/O.V. $600/mo. on westside. Walking distance of downtown. Call 250-7205580 or 250-600-6978
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Misc for Rent Prince Rupert - 1 bedroom, hydro included. Located in the Pineridge area. No laundry facility. No pets, no smoking. Available September 1. $400/month. 250-624-5730
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Townhouses HARBOURVIEW 2 & 3 Bdrm. Apts. Start at $600 No pets 627-6697 or 622-2699 PINE CREST 3 Bdrm. 2 Level T/H 1 ½ bath No pets Call Jenn 622-4304
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A special opportunity. Attractive fully-furnished downstairs suite in modern house. Large L/R, FP, 2br, all above ground with views. Parking, prime location near hospital. Sorry N/P, N/S. Ref. Ideal for Teacher or Medical worker. $750/mo. Call Judy 250624-4331.
Renovated 1 & 2 bdrm Suites Furnished & Un-Furnished. Quiet Tenants. On Site Management. Gym, Hot Tub & Sauna. References Required.
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Bachelor & 1 Bedroom Suites. Security Entrance, harbour views, balconies, storage, laundry facilities, hot water & heat included. Sorry no pets. Close to hospital, bus stop & downtown. References required. Contact our on site Manager at 250-624-6019
Duplex / 4 Plex AVAILABLE FOR RENT 1 &2 Bdrm Suite References required!
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L ooking For a New Rental Home in the Prince Rupert Area? At Macro, there is a home for everyone! With 6 different locations throughout the Prince Rupert area – we offer both furnished & unfurnished suites in newly renovated bachelor suites to four bedroom townhouses! All of our fully-furnished & selected non-furnished suites come complete with cable TV & Internet services! In choosing Macro for your new rental home, you are choosing quality, excellent service and great value! We welcome you to contact us at anytime to schedule a viewing! : 250.627.5003 firstname.lastname@example.org www.propertiesforrentprincerupert.com
Legal Descriptions Block 1, District Lot 642, Range 5, Coast District, Plan 3010 Block 3 District Lot 642, Range 5, Coast District, Plan 3010 Block 4, District Lot 642, Range 5, Coast District, Plan 3010
The option will be for 1 year, and may be renewed for 2 additional 1 year terms, which means that the Prince Rupert Port Authority may exercise its option to purchase the above properties at any time within 3 years. As consideration for the grant of the option, the District of Port Edward will receive $20,000 for the initial term, and an additional $20,000 for each year that the Prince Rupert Port Authority elects to renew the option. In the event the option is exercised, the consideration to be received by the District for the sale of the 3 properties will be the fair market value determined by appraisal in accordance with the terms of the option.
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MARINE PILOT FAMILIARIZATION PROGRAM The Paci¿c Pilotage Authority is accepting Expressions of Interest from quali¿ed mariners interested in participating in a Marine Pilot Familiarization Program prior to examination as apprentice pilots. Program will run from January 2013 - January 2015. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and willing undergo a medical examination. For information Certi¿cation and Sea-time requirements please refer to Paci¿c Pilotage Regulations, Sections 4 and 5 www.ppa.gc.ca under publications.
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Quali¿ed applicants who are interested in this program and would like an application package, should apply in writing, via email or post prior to 1530 hrs on Friday, October 19, 2012, to: Director, Marine Operations Paci¿c Pilotage Authority 1000 - 1130 West Pender Street Vancouver, BC, V6E 4A4 email: email@example.com
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PAC 10 Tutoring hands out $2,500 to students, district By Martina Perry The Northern View PAC 10 Tutoring handed
out $1,500 in scholarships to its students over the summer, as well as $1,000 worth of donations to School District
52. Amy Dopson, Phat Tran and Chrystopher Thompson founded PAC 10 in 2009.
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When the business opened it offered grade seven to college-university level tutoring with a focus on science, math and English. PAC 10 has grown to offer tutoring from pre-kindergarten to college-university level in almost all subjects, and has even partnered up
with the Accelerated Credit Enrolment in Industry Training (ACE IT) program at Northwest Community College to help students get their trades certificates. “We take advantage of the fact that we’re from a small community. We can follow the curriculum to a tee,” Dopson
said. PAC 10 Tutoring caters to all students, not just ones that are falling behind with class work. “We try to accommodate everyone that we can,” Dopson said. “The biggest compliment we get is when students come back,” Dopson said. “The way students show Contirbuted photos us they enjoy tutoring is by From top left going counter clockwise; Tristan Fox referring more students to (very left) and Sara Aguirre Barrow (second from right) hold cheques with Phat Tran, Sheila Wells, Amy Dopson us,” added Tran. The Aboriginal owned and Chrystopher Thompson present, Sandra Ly accepts and operated business has scholarship from Dopson, Tran gives Dannycia Harris given out scholarships her scholarship, Alissa Ramin holds cheque from Tran. annually since 2010. “We made it a mandate of ours to give 10 per cent of our revenue back to the community. We watch most of our students grow and transform [in their schooling] so we want to reward them for that,” Dopson said. “As the business grows we will add more recipients,” Tran added. Scholarship recipients for 2012 are Dannycia Harris, who is studying at NWCC in Prince Rupert to become a pharmacist and Sandra Ly, who is studying at the College of New Caledonia in Prince George to become a public health nurse or nurse practitioner. Alissa Ramin also received a scholarship, however she was a recipient in 2011. All three received $500 scholarships to financially assist them with post-secondary education. Additionally, PAC 10 gave out donations to School District 52 this year. The district Complete Shampoo Inside & Out; received a $500 Including Interior, Engine Compartment donation for the creation & Trunk of a Performing Arts Studio at Charles Hays Secondary School, and Exterior Cleaning, Wax & Power Polish $500 for new CHSS sports uniforms. PAC 10 offers award-winning service, receiving three Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards since 2009, as DLR # 8674 well as Dopson receiving the Young Female 1001 CHAMBERLIN AVE, PHONE: (250) 624-9171 Entrepreneur of B.C. TOLL FREE 1-866-624-9171 PRINCE RUPERT award at the Aboriginal Business Awards in VISIT US AT WWW.SHERMANGM.COM Vancouver in 2010.
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