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they can’t get here, like special shoes and things, that’s Hope residents could see an issue. The economic side a new transit line linking the of it is getting workers to city to Chilliwack as early come here, where businesses as May 2013. That’s if a pro- are short of workers in cerposed feasibility study shows tain areas. Getting to and a large enough demand for from is the issue,” he said. The last time Robb spoke the service. Hope Mayor Susan John- to BC Transit he was told ston and Coun. Peter Robb it would be at least “five got the opportunity to meet to eight years” before they would with B.C. consider Premier utting Christy ““All these people that ptransit in Clark in Hope. say we need transit, they Septem“ W e ber, durneed to come out to f o u n d ing the that unacthese public meetings.” annual ceptable. ” Union of But this British Peter Robb time, the Columbia re a c t i o n Municiwas difpalities ferent. (UBCM) meeting, and they Robb said BC Transit had a two-item agenda in president Manuel Achadmind – transit and RCMP inha was more receptive to costs. The lack of transit services the idea of linking Hope to has been an issue for years Chilliwack. “He is committed to doand Robb said it impacts ing a feasibility study in both the quality of life for citizens and hampers Hope’s November of this year. If the ridership is there and economic development. “We felt that the UBCM the community embraces it, was a good opportunity to we could see limited service starting in May of next year.” talk transit,” he explained. Robb said there won’t be “We don’t have transit at a direct run from Hope to all.” Chilliwack, rather transit While Greyhound still operates routes in the area and would likely connect the the volunteer run Care Tran- communities through Harsit helps seniors to travel, BC rison and Agassiz. He’s hoping there would be a mornTransit is nonexistent. “For seniors to go to medi- ing and evening run to allow cal appointments in Chilli- people to come back and Black Press
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RAMBO-MANIA Rambo fans came in all ages and sizes as Hope held a weekend celebration to mark the 30th anniversary of the filming of First Blood. The annual Pumpkin Toss (above) at Hell’s Gate featured a Rambo theme and there were walking tours as well as an outdoor showing – on a 40-foot screen – of the film. For more details see page 5.
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Workers from Emil Anderson Construction were kept busy on Wednesday morning as they prepared to install new water pipes at the Hope Community Garden on 4th Ave. The project includes installing three stand pipes, which allows the water to drain out after use, ensuring the pipes don’t freeze. The project is expected to take about a week to complete.
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“We understand that there is going to be some cost involved, transit doesn’t fund itself and never does. We are going to have to get creative.” That could include partnering with transit and the Fraser Valley Regional District to help fund it. Mayor Johnston took the lead on the RCMP issue, asking the premier and Attorney General Sheila Bond, to help offset policing costs. Currently more than 25 per cent of Hope’s total budget goes to policing.
Johnston said while they were cordial and listened to her comments, no help was offered. She pointed out that communities of 5,000 or less do not pay anything for RCMP services and that Hope was only 1,300 people over that mark. A sliding payment scale was also suggested, but rejected. “We’re too small to be big and too big to be small,” said Johnston, adding they will have to keep trying to find other cost savings.
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The last visible remains of the old Kawkawa bridge are being removed. On Friday, a construction crew began the difficult process of tearing down the final piles in the river bed that will close the last chapter on the old bridge. Made famous 30 years ago because of its high profile scene in the film First Blood, starring Sylvester Stallone, the bridge was eventually replaced last year and the old structure torn down. Howard Ratzlaff of HCR Environmental Consulting was on scene to ensure the final pieces were taken down correctly, without impacting the river. Large concrete blocks have been placed in the river to guide the water away from what remains of the structure. “We’re just trying to deflect the water, the current, around it so we can create a work site around the piles,” explained Ratzlaff. The piles are made of steel filled with concrete and have to be removed from the river-
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Crews were busy diverting the water flow by the old Kawkawa bridge on Friday afternoon. The piles, all that is left of the historic landmark, are the last pieces being removed. Once completed, no part of the old bridge will be visible, although some portion will remain underneath the river bed.
bed up. The remainder of the piles will remain underground. “In order to remove them they have to cut the steel. In order to cut the steel they have to reduce the water around it.” The project is expected to take several days to complete.
A concrete block located between the piles also has to be destroyed and removed. Ratzlaff said the project has to be completed, to meet a previous agreement. “The removal of the bridge in its entirety was part of the approval from Fisheries
and Oceans in order to grant the approval to build the new bridge. So this is the last chunk of work.” The old structure also needs to be removed for the sake of natural river flow. “One of the aspects is it is a deterrent to the stream bed to be
able to move back and forth naturally. So it is a disturbance to flow.” He said the structure does prevent the river from creating natural eddies and pools. Ratzlaff said he is on hand to ensure no environmental concerns arise during the project.
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On Thursday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. local residents will have an opportunity to participate in a telephone town hall meeting with Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl. “In a riding as large as this one it is simply not possible to visit every com-
munity as often as I would like. The telephone town hall meeting allows me to have a dialogue with constituents in every corner of the riding,” said Strahl. Households across the riding will receive a call Thursday evening with instructions on how to participate in the
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As another season comes to a close for the Yale Historic Site, staff and volunteers are reflecting on the many successes of 2012. Site supervisor Deb Zervini said it was one of the busiest seasons in recent years. She gives a lot of the credit to the new Sasquatch exhibit, which attracted visitors from across the area, the Fraser Valley and the Lower Mainland. The exhibit featured everything from plaster foot casts to hair samples and other Sasquatch related items. The display was so popular that it has been extended until the end of
the 2013 season. But there is more to the Yale site than the legendary Bigfoot. “We still have all our other historical exhibits,” explained Zervini. The historic site is set to close on Oct. 14 and re-open in May of next year. By that time, several new displays may be ready. Thanks to provincial funding, two new tents are being set up as part of the Living History tent city. They will be a gold commissioner’s tent and a doctor/dentist/barber tent. “Barbers often took on the job of pulling teeth,” said Zervini, who added old dental tools will also be on display.
The annual Creepy Crawl is taking place Oct. 27 at the Yale Historic Site. The family-fun event includes a tour of the pioneer cemetery.
Other projects on the go include repairs and restoration to the exterior walls and windows of the Creighton House museum building and a large landscape restoration project complete with tree trimming, gardens, landscaping, new pathways and interpretive signage. The biggest project for the off-season is the Ward House building and grounds. The original house is undergoing a full conservation with the goal that it will be open to
the public next year. “We need to do this now, otherwise it may start to fall apart,” she said. The Ward House, also known as the Shilson House, was constructed in August of 1881. The heritage value of the residence was recognized by the provincial government, and working with the Yale and District Historical Society, a conservation/restoration project is under way. While the site is closing for the season spe-
cial events are still being planned. On Oct. 27 the public is invited to witness the return of the Creepy Crawl. The event is a Halloween-themed journey that allows people to view the old buildings by lantern light and enjoy a tour of the pioneer cemetery. Zervini said the tour also involves live theatre as performers will appear as the spirits of local pioneers. They will talk about their lives, and deaths to tour goers. Also on hand, during the pre-tour barbecued, will be members of the BC Ghost Hauntings Research Society who will be on hand to answer questions. Tickets for the event can be purchased through the Yale Historic Site, in Yale at Barry’s Trading Post or in Hope at Canyon Cable. For more information about the event, visit www.historicyale.ca.
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First Blood fans flock to Hope to help celebrate 30th anniversary of filming Kevin Mills Black Press
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Rambo fanatic Dave Dunham (above) dressed as his movie idol, Rambo, as part of the 30th anniversary celebration of the film First Blood which was shot in Hope. Hundreds of people came out for the weekend, which included an outdoor showing (below) of the film on a 40-foot screen.
Rambo fans arrived in Hope on the weekend to take part in the 30th anniversary celebration of the release of the film First Blood. Filmed in Hope, the movie has become a cult classic and has inspired several sequels. To mark the anniversary, a walking tour of filming locations, an outdoor viewing of the film on a 40-foot screen and lots of other Rambo-themed events were held. Dave Dunham travelled to Hope from Vancouver to take in the festivities. Dressed in the traditional Rambo costume, complete with headband, he calls himself a huge fan. “I drove all the way out here just for this, I’ve lost sleep because of this event, that’s how excited I am. It’s all I could think about. The 25-year-old Dunham said he fell in love with the film when he saw it as a youngster. “It’s an instant classic.” While Dunham made the trip from Vancouver, the distance pales in comparison to some other visitors. Rambo-maniacs have travelled from all over the world to take in the event, including Japan, England and Austria. “It was the first action film I ever saw,” explained Martin Krancinger who travelled from Austria to attend the weekend event. He saw the film when he was 12 years old with his father, and has been hooked ever since. “It’s my second time here,” he said, adding he was looking forward to the outdoor screening of the film. Mark Madryga, a meteorologist on Global TV was also on hand, along with his son. “The setting here in Hope is the big draw for us. Just the history of this being such a big deal, the whole movie crew and Stallone, who was very big at the time having just done several Rockys, descending on Hope and all the footage of Hope in the movie. “It’s just a neat thing that Hollywood came to town for a few months and shot a huge film,” Actor Stephen Chang returned to Hope to help with the celebration. An original member of the First Blood cast – he played the Vietnamese Commander – Chang was in Hope last year for the Kawkawa Bridge farewell party. He said he enjoys meeting with fans and
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Vancouver-based actor Stephen Chang (centre) played the Vietnamese Commander in First Blood and was on hand to talk to fans and share stories. Chang has visited Hope on several occasions to help celebrate the film.
has always loved the area. He also said stars like Sylvester Stallone wouldn’t come out to this kind of event because they like their privacy. Chang said you could offer Stallone $10 million and he probably wouldn’t come. “So they are going to find a poor VC Commander which is myself,” he said with a laugh. A resident of Vancouver, Chang said he has also brought some Chinese investors with him to investigate business opportunities in the area. “I love Hope, because I had been teaching kung fu 35 years ago in Hope. I still have a couple of students here.” He said he has a very sentimental feeling about the city.
Even the Sasquatch came dressed as Rambo to help celebrate the movie.
“When I feel desperate, I come to Hope. Why? Because there’s hope,” he joked. Brian McKinney, one of the organizers of the event said the weekend went like clockwork as 100s of fans took in the sights. However, the beautiful sunshine was a bit of a downer. “The true First Blood fans weren’t impressed with the weather,” said McKinney. “They like dreary, low clouds and misty depressing weather - the same weather that provided that dark and gloomy set for the movie.” On Saturday night, when the movie was shown outdoors, an estimated crowd of between 600 to 1,000 watched at least part of the movie. McKinney called it a night to remember, as audience members shouted out their favourite lines. On Munday, the action shifted to Hell’s Gate where the annual Pumpkin drop – which was Rambo-themed this year – attracted 700 pumpkin tossers, many in costume. Even the Sasquatch came dressed as Rambo. After the event, an exhausted McKinney said fans were asking if a 35th anniversary was in the works? A question, he said, he’ll answer after he gets some much-needed sleep.
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Recalling meat Like a nasty computer virus, the XL Foods meat recall is casting a wider net and creating more problems as each day dawns. From the initial recall of beef processed by the Alberta plant between Aug. 24 and Sept. 5, the beef recall has now extended to thousands of stores. Hundreds of products from ground beef to prepared kebabs are on the do-noteat (or cook-’til-charred) list, even though more than a month has passed since problems were first detected. As many as 10 E. coli cases in Alberta, Quebec and Newfoundland were linked to beef products from the XL Foods plant, where E. coli was initially detected on Sept. 4, and now a B.C. man has been identified as recovering from the illness caused by eating beef processed at XL Foods. This makes the XL Foods beef recall a national issue requiring a thorough investigation if confidence in the Canadian food system is to be restored. While not deadly as the Walkerton tragedy, in which seven people died from drinking E. coli-contaminated water, many questions remain about who knew what and when — and what was done about it. The laxity of procedures at the plant and the length of time it took to identify the meat products affected could have put people’s lives in jeopardy. Initial stock-taking suggests some rigorous analysis of checks and re-checks of food processing systems at XL Foods is required. Other meat processing plants should be subject to review as well. This isn’t unnecessary red-tape and regulation; rather, it’s important for the industry to be able to guarantee that beef processed at plants is safe to eat. – Black Press
Skills training ‘our mission,’ Dix declares B.C. Views Tom Fletcher My column on skills training a couple of weeks ago gave short shrift to the NDP position: tax the banks and hand out grants for women’s studies, sociology and other worthless pursuits, while skilled jobs go begging. That’s a pretty crude caricature, so I sat down with NDP leader Adrian Dix in his legislature office last week to get a better sense of his thinking on the subject. Dix has been devoting a lot of time lately to skills training, in trades particularly. He meets frequently with business people now, and his recent speeches emphasize that every one of them
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talks about the growing shortage of skilled employees. Dix credits Premier Christy Clark and jobs minister Pat Bell with making some good moves recently, announcing equipment upgrades for vocational programs around the province. He says it’s because the NDP have been “pounding away at them for eight months” about freezing advanced education spending in their March budget. Dix calls that a crucial mistake and predicts the government will reverse it soon. “So I think, if we’re going to have a mission for four years as a government, if we’re elected, this is the mission: to start to address the skills shortage,” he told me. In his speech to the recent municipal convention, and again at an NDP provincial council meeting, Dix zeroed in on B.C.’s apprenticeship system. Since the
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B.C. Liberals took it from trade unions and set up a Crown corporation called the Industry Training Authority in 2004, the completion rate for apprentices has fallen to 37 per cent, he said. Dix assured me he isn’t proposing to “blow up” the ITA, or hand control back to unions. They will have “a voice,” along with business. Speaking to the NDP executive, Dix referred to Phil Hochstein, president of the non-union Independent Contractors and Businesses’ Association, as the symbol of trades training decline. Not surprisingly, Hochstein has a different take. The 37 per cent figure is misleading, Hochstein said, because under the ITA there are currently 32,000 apprentices in the system, twice as many as when it was union controlled. Many drop
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Each week I see a Question of the Week in this paper, seeking input from readers on topics that impact our community. I think the notion of gathering public opinion, feedback, and interest is valuable and I wonder whether or not the answers to these polls are statistically relevant. My curiosity led to further investigation and I found that your website displays the number of responses to each question. There I got the answer to my
question regarding statistical relevance, only 35 people responded to last week’s question re: the Rambo 30th Anniversary celebrations. Previous polls yielded similar results. I imagine that some of the objectives of the Question of the Week are to engage the community, gather opinions, gauge interest, and influence direction. I think these are meaningful objectives that have the potential to impact our community
in a positive way. What is absent is participation from the community. The question is why? Why is the response rate so low and what can be done about it? Without community input, the answers to the Question of the Week won’t serve to accomplish anything and thus they become irrelevant. All of this has me considering bigger questions like what will it take to create a tipping point within the community that ignites passion, purpose,
pride and prosperity? and how can we increase optimism and action around the incredible potential that exists here? This is a puzzle I think many people in this community, including me, would like to solve. Until we do, it will be exceedingly difficult to effect meaningful, sustainable change that results in the vibrant future that I and others see as possible. Solutions welcomed. Michelle Richardson
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Did you know that 18 million Canadians are a member of at least one of the 9,000 co-operatives across this country? In fact, many members themselves might not even realize that they belong to one. I’m hoping that we can change this during Co-op Week in Canada which runs from Oct. 14-20. This year’s celebration is especially significant since 2012 is the International Year of the Cooperative. The co-operative model has proved highly capable of meeting people’s needs where the private sector does not foresee a high return on equity. As UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has said, “co-operatives are a reminder to the international community that it is possible to pursue both economic viability and social responsibility.” Last Spring, as the Liberal Party’s new Advocate for Co-ops, I got Parliament to create a special co-operatives committee to study
the sector. We found that co-operatives, particularly new ones, have trouble accessing capital to expand and that governments can play an important role in bridging that gap. A little government funding can leverage big results in the co-op community. In 1986 the federal government provided $10 million to help capitalize the Arctic Co-operative Development Fund. Over the past 26 years it has advanced over $500 million in financing to Member Co-ops that built up essential services for northern communities, everything from delivering food and fuel to television broadcasting. I encourage everyone to participate in this year’s Co-op week by taking a close look at some of the co-operatives that serve their communities and perhaps even joining one. Honourable Mauril Bélanger, Liberal Advocate for Co-operative
Best dressed dog In my letter to the editor that was published in the Sept 19 edition of the Hope Standard regarding the Brigade Days pet show, the following were missed. Best Dressed Dog and owner – Jessie Henderson and Lily A big thank-you to Cooper’s Foods for their donation of the pop for the event. Addie Murphy Pet show co-ordinator
Last spring when the Conservative government announced changes to a program that allows people to work part-time while they are receiving Employment Insurance (EI), it seemed like an improvement. Well, as usual the devil is in the details. The changes actually punish low-income Canadians by clawing back 50 per cent of the very first dollar an EI recipient makes. Until now, an allowable earnings provision let people earn and keep up to 40 per cent of their weekly EI benefit, giving them an incentive to work more. For example, if Kenny Gettabreak is receiving a $400 weekly EI benefit, he could earn and keep $160. The Conservatives claim the new Working While on Claim program allows “claimants to keep more of what they earn,” yet they conveniently forget to mention that it eliminated the allowable earnings provision. While Kenny Gettabreak used to be able to keep the full $160 of earnings, now he only gets $80 since 50 per cent of it is clawed-back. They are forcing people in low-paying jobs or who only work a few hours a week to do with less. Since Parliament resumed this fall, the Liberal Party has been demanding that Minister Finley reinstate the allowable earning provision. Not only is she unwilling to do so, she is unwilling to even admit that low-income Canadians are being penalized. Knowing the dogma of this Conservative government, either they believe people working part-time are too lazy to work more, or it is just another hidden measure to force people to move out of our small communities. Either way, it is a punitive new program for low-income Canadians. Rodger Cuzner, MP Liberal Critic for Human Resources & Skills Development
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Fraser Canyon Hospice Society held their 8th annual CAMP SKYLARK on Sept. 14,15,16. Skylark is a safe, caring weekend camp for children ages 7 to 12 who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Again it was a great success, and a meaningful experience for both campers and volunteers. Hospice is so grateful for the support of the following organizations and individuals; your help makes Skylark possible.
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Vancouver Foundation Children’s Fund (Vanc. Sun) District of Hope Grant in Aid Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 2690 Hope Community Choir “Sponsor a Child”support from: Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Emil Anderson Maintenance Co. Ltd., Park Motel, Rychter Accommodations, Chill-Air Conditioning and Judy Miller Erica Press for pamphlets BC Govt. Liquor Store (Hope Branch) for teddy bears Envision Financial for tote bags for children Elder Tony Bob and Betty-Ann Bob Brian Minter for “Memory Tree” Kelly Pearce for lantern supplies Tim Hudie Camp Squeah Special thank you to the compassionate and marvellous volunteers; what a fantastic crew !! Heartfelt thank you to Director Helena Bastedo. 10/12W_FCH10
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FLUSHING OF WATER MAINS The Utilities Department will perform its annual program of hydrant maintenance and water main flushing from October 9th through November 16th, 2012.
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As a result of this flushing, you may notice changes in water pressure and there may be some discoloration or sediment in the water. This is a temporary condition and is not a health hazard. To avoid inconvenience, check your water before doing laundry. You may wish to keep water in the refrigerator for drinking and cooking. Any concerns should be directed to Mr. Ian Vaughan, Director of Operations at 604-869-2333. District of Hope 325 Wallace Street, PO Box 609 Hope, B.C. V0X 1L0
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The third annual Business Excellence Awards dinner and celebration is set for Oct. 18 at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall. Presented by the Hope and District Chamber of Commerce, the event celebrates extraordinary business achievements. Ten local businesses will be recognized for going above and beyond expectations. The event begins at 6 p.m. with cocktails and networking, followed by a gourmet dinner at 7 p.m. After the dinner, guests can sit back and enjoy the talents of Adam Fitzpatrick, an Elvis tribute artist that has quickly risen to fame. Fitzpatrick recently finished in the Top-15 at the legendary Ultimate Elvis competition in Memphis, the King’s hometown. After his performance, the award winners will be announced. This year’s finalists are:
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ACROSS 1. Free from danger 5. Dull in appearance 9. Mothers 14. Grand __ racing 15. Department in France 16. Into a state of difficulty 17. Two-toed sloth 18. Printing liquids 19. Genus Bouteloua grasses 20. Jagger’s band 23. Pulls 24. No longer is 25. Waldorf and tossed 28. In constant agitation 33. Actor Ladd 34. Spanish diacritical mark 35. No (Scottish) 36. Fruit pastries 38. A male ferret
39. Strike with fear 41. Australian flightless bird 42. ET says, “_____ home” 44. Minerals 45. Personal backgrounds 47. Purplish red 49. Major division of geological time 50. Chapeauxs 51. Guitarist in 20 across 57. Ivanhoe author Sir Walter 59. New Rochelle college 60. Scoring area 61. Donate income regularly 62. Carthage queen 63. Beige 64. Cow emitted sound 65. Endymion, 1st King of 66. Japanese rice beverage
DOWN 1. Cowboy’s boot prod 2. River in Florence 3. Small liquid container 4. Triumphantly happy 5. Deeds, actions or events 6. Surrounds 7. Requests 8. Superlative of “good” 9. Tycoons 10. Start anew 11. Extinct ratites 12. OM 13. Patti Hearst’s captors 21. Method of birth control 22. Indebted to 25. Dulled by surfeit 26. l836 siege of U.S. 27. Gull genus 28. Imaginary perfect places
29. Czech & German River 30. 3rd largest Finland lake 31. Nostrils 32. Long necked birds 34. Norse god of thunder 37. Lively & energetic 40. Prom flowers 43. Degree of warmth 46. Boil over with anger 47. Chocolate trees 48. Israeli airport code 50. Official language of India 51. Japanese stringed instrument 52. Prevent from being seen 53. Churn up 54. Cape near Lisbon 55. Not light 56. Change direction abruptly 57. Immediate memory (abbr.) 58. AFL-___:labor organization
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Accommodation/Tourism Industry Award Christ Church Heritage Site, Destination Hope & Beyond, Hell’s Gate Airtram, High Hopes Bed & Breakfast, Telte Yet Campsite, Customer Service Excellence Award Envision, Pharmasave, R. L. Swain. Hope and Area Service Award Hope and Area Transition Society, Hope Mountain Center, Northwest Harvest Church, Tillicum Centre. Home Based Business Award GH Contacting, Diana Gilbert (Arbonne), Rogers Upholstery, Willow Tree Spa, Tessa Poole (Arbonne), Eva Ford (Pedicure). Trade Industry Award Dorite Contracting, Glen Traun, R.L. Swain. For information call 604-869-3111 or 604-869-2421.
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OctOber 7 - 13
‘Every home’ needs a fire alarm: DeSorcy Hope Fire Chief said awareness campaign designed to educate the public
Fire Prevention Week takes place from Oct. 7 to Oct. 13. The theme for this year is “Have Two Ways Out.” Fire Prevention Week is recognized every October during the full week – Sunday through Saturday – that Oct. 7 falls on. Despite the fact that fewer fire losses are reported in Canada, still, on average, eight Canadians die from fire every week. Most of these fires are preventable and caused by careless behaviour. That is why it is critical to educate Canadians and incite them to act. During this week, fire departments across the nation will promote public awareness of the dangers of fire and the ways we can
protect ourselves from fire. To this point, Fire Prevention Canada’s newly revamped website contains fire prevention and educat i on a l material. It is designed for the public to consult at, w w w. DESORCY fiprecan.ca. Hope Fire Chief Tom DeSorcy said it is vital for people to check their smoke alarms, not just the battery, but the age. “If your smoke alarm is 10 years or older, it needs to be replaced,” he said. DeSorcy said the Fire
Chiefs’ Association of B.C. is mounting a campaign to educate people about the need for up-to-date, working smoke detectors. In fact, Oct. 12, 2012 is going to be proclaimed Smoke Alarm Awareness Day in B.C. Other emergency personnel, including police and ambulance services, are being asked, when they attend a call, to check for smoke alarms explained DeSorcy. “It’s our objective to make sure every home has a working smoke alarm.” The District of Hope volunteer fire department was created in 1999. Today there are three MIKE BARKER / Submitted photo fire halls serving the municipality and surrounding A motor home caught fire at about 5:15 p.m. om Monday, Oct. 1 at the Hunter Creek rest area. Hope firefighters were on scene quickly to put out the blaze. areas.
Smoke alarms reduce fire fatalities
Research reveals a strong link between working smoke alarms and reduced fatalities from residential structure fires. A study of almost 50,000 fires in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario from October 2006 to 2011 showed: • The death rate per 1,000 fires was 74 per cent greater when a working smoke alarm was not present than when one was present. • Greater risk of fatality from residential structure
fires for households with at least one young child, older adult, or person with disability; rental units; and households in low-income areas, rural communities and First Nations reserves. • Fire damage was reduced by 19 per cent when a working smoke alarm was present. Given that these three provinces are home to 62 per cent of all Canadians, it was extrapolated that 69 deaths (a decrease of 32 per cent)
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could be prevented each year if all Canadian homes had working smoke alarms. Smoke alarm legislation varies from province to province. Since mid-2010, the B.C. Fire Code has required all homes, hotel and motel rooms have a working smoke alarm (battery-operated or hard-wired). However, this is not systematically enforced on residential properties. Smoke alarm function is another challenge. Models
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with removable batteries can be easily disabled during cooking, and also require the occupant to be diligent about replacing batteries at regular intervals. While this problem is addressed by hard-wired and long-life lithium battery models, their seemingly “care-free” status may result in neglected maintenance. A coordinated, sustained and multi-faceted approach – consisting of education, enforcement and changes
to the environment – is required to ensure every Canadian home has a working smoke alarm. B.C.’s Office of the Fire Commissioner and the Fire Chiefs’ Association of BC, with assistance from the Surrey Fire Service and other champions, are spearheading a local, provincial and national movement in 2012 to achieve this goal. Research performed by the University of the Fraser Valley, with help from Fra-
ser Valley based fire departments, found that: • On average, 35 people died in structure fires in B.C. each year between 2006 and 2011. • Working smoke alarms could reduce annual fire deaths by as much as 32 per cent. Data from the Office of the Fire Commissioner shows nearly 70 per cent of the fire scenes examined between 2006 and 2011 had no functioning smoke alarm.
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OCTOBER 7 - 13 Fire catches, so don’t play with matches.
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As most Canadians turn back the clocks on November 4, here are some timely smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) safety tips: • When you change your clocks, test your smoke arlam. • You have less than three minutes to escape a fire. So when smoke alarms sound, everyone must know what to do and where to go. Having and practising an escape plan is essential. • Install one smoke alarm on every storey and outside bedrooms. Install inside bedrooms if you sleep with doors closed. • Ensure all smoke alarms are fully powered. Never take out batteries or remove an alarm from ceiling due to a false alarm. • If your home has any fuel-burning devices such as a gas furnace, gas water heater, gas appliances, or an attached garage or carport, install at least one CSAapproved carbon monoxide outside all sleeping areas. One per storey is recommended.
• Replace smoke alarms every 10 years, and CO alarms every 7-10 years (depending on manufacturer) whether battery operated or hardwired into your home’s electrical system. Carbon monoxide is colourless, odourless and tasteless. So without a CO alarm, humans cannot detect its presence. Despite the average home having several potential sources of the deadly gas, studies show that nearly 60 per cent of Canadians have not installed a CO alarm. In addition to being impossible to detect, CO also has another nefarious trait. Symptoms of carbon monoxide exposure mimic the flu, without the fever. It is routinely responsible for thousands of clinic and hospital visits each year, and is commonly misdiagnosed. Prolonged or extreme exposure causes nausea, dizziness, confusion, the loss of physical mobility, brain damage and ultimately, death. More home safety resources can be found on the www. safeathome.ca web site.
Analysis was undertaken on almost 50,000 fires that occurred in Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario over a 5-year period involving 663 fatalities. The findings demonstrated that the death rate per 1,000 fires in the absence of a present, functioning smoke alarm was 74% greater than when a functioning smoke alarm was present.
In case of fire - GET OUT AND STAY OUT – never go back into a burning building • Crawl low near the floor to the nearest exit maintaining contact with the wall. • Test the door by feeling it with the back of your hand. If it is hot, do not open. Use an alternative route. • If the door and knob are cool, stay low with your shoulder against the door while opening slowly. Be ready to close the door if smoke and heat rush in. • If trapped, put as many
closed doors as possible between you and the fire, and seal all cracks in doors and windows with towels or bedding. • If your clothing catches fire, stop where you are, drop gently to the ground and cover your face with your hands while rolling back-and-forth to put out the flames. • Cool minor burns with cold water.
Many fatal fires start at night Investigations into home fire deaths very often find that a smoke alarm did not sound. It may have been disconnected or not in working order. The batteries may have been dead, or someone may have taken them out. Smoke alone won’t necessarily wake you up. In fact, the fumes could put you into an even deeper sleep. Often, victims never wake up. Se-
niors will often need assistance from family members to put safety measures into place. As well, family members are in the best position to reinforce the precautions necessary to help their loved ones prevent or respond to a fire. Focus on these six priorities to help aging family members protect themselves against fire in the home.
■ INSTALL smoke alarms inside every bedroom, outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home, including the basement. ■ Larger homes may need ADDITIONAL smoke alarms to provide enough protection. ■ For the best protection, INTERCONNECT all smoke alarms so when one sounds they all sound. ■ An IONIZATION smoke alarm is generally more responsive to flaming fires and a PHOTOELECTRIC smoke alarm is generally more responsive to smoldering fires. For the best protection, both types of alarms or combination ionization and photoelectric alarms (also known as dual sensor alarms) are recommended. ■ Smoke alarms should be INSTALLED away from the kitchen to prevent false alarms. Generally, they should be at least 10 feet (3 meters) from a cooking appliance. ■ REPLACE all smoke alarms when they are 10 years old.
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OctOber 7 - 13 Whatever burns never returns.
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History in Hope
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head during a routine inspection for illegal salmon fishing. The shooter claimed he was trying to scare off what he thought was a thief. He was fined $100. • A two-car head
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on collision on Trans-Canada Highway sent seven people to the hospital. All were expected to survive their injuries. • The Hope and District Board of Trade
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the Princeton-Merritt road is a needed project. OCTOBER 1962 • Most Hope stores have decided to close on Monday for the Thanksgiving holiday. However, some confectionery stores will remain open. • More than 1,300 members of the Sons of Freedom Doukhobor sect have camped out at Coquihalla Park. More are expected to arrive as the week goes on. • The Village Council has appointed its first recreation commission headed by Rex McConnell. • The 41 members of the Village Arts and Crafts Club held its first arts and crafts showing at the Legion Hall. More than 150 people attended the event. • The remainder of the old CNR bunkhouse was burned down in Boston Bar to make way for the construction of a new one. OCTOBER 1972 • Two people were killed and eight others were injured during three separate automobile accident during the Thanksgiving weekend. The deaths were the 16th auto fatalities of the year in Hope. • Members of the Hope Town Council are debating the need for a new water source for the area. Currently, two wells supply Hope residents with all its water needs. A report has given council members three possible new sources to investigate. OCTOBER 1982 • The Chinese Magic Circus arrived in Hope for a rare performance. The show featured dance, acrobats, comedy, balancing, kung fu and other skillful acts. • The Hope Teacher’s Association has asked the local school board to take a stand against Bill 89. The bill has been called an “anti-teacher law” that breaks teacher’s contracts.
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Step back in time at village
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SaturDay Morning Study Hour 9:15 a.m. Worship Hour 11:00am Prayer Meeting - Tuesday, 7pm
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The Tuckkwiowhum Heritage Interpretive Village in Boston Bar shows what life was like more than 200 years ago.
been living there, but we have archeological evidence that there has been habitation there for at least 5,000 years,” said Kimber. And stories go back even farther than that. What organizers have done
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Halloween and magic go hand in hand and on Oct. 25, Hope residents should be prepared to be amazed as magician John Kaplan presents
his Stage Fright showcase. The fundraising event is being put on by the Hope Mountain Black Bear Committee and proceeds go to support the volunteer work the organization performs.
Lydia Koot, chair of the organization has worked with Kaplan before and realized it would be a great way to entertain people while still raising money for a good cause. “It’s a Halloween fam-
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or web photos • Photo may be color, black & white or sepia. • Enter as often as you like. • Winners will be chosen by a panel of three judges. • Hope Standard and SNYP will have the copyrights to the photos and they may appear on the website and facebook pages of the Hope Standard and Hope Pharmasave. • Submissions may be made in person at The Hope Standard office 540 Wallace St. or at Hope Pharmasave, 235 Wallace St. or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org accompanied by the entry form below. • Deadline for entry is October 19, 2012.
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Ever wondered what life was like in the Fraser Canyon 200 year ago? If you want to experience it, you should plan to visit the Tuckkwiowhum Heritage Interpretive Village in Boston Bar. “Tuckkwiowhum means good berry picking place in the Nlaka’pamux language,” explained Crystal Kimber, administrative assistant with Boston Bar First Nation. The village is built on the original site of an Aboriginal settlement that has been there for thousands of years. “As far as history goes, the white man only really showed up here 200 years ago. So who knows how long people have
determine what the target audience would be. School trips have proven popular, as have visits from local dignitaries and residents. Now that the word has spread, visitors from overseas are coming to the site. “It seems that Europeans are extremely interested in having an authentic adventure. They don’t want it packaged in this shiny package. They want something where they can get their hands dirty, they want to see the actual sights and the actual ruins,” said Kimber. Guided tours are provided on the site, or people can choose to walk on their on. For more information call 604867-8844 or visit www. tuckkwiowhum.com.
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ily magic show,” she said. “I’ve seen his other shows so I’m very curious to see his Halloween show.” According to Koot, as part of the production, Kaplan often takes kids and adults from the au-
dience to come on stage and assist in the illusions. The show takes place Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Hope Secondary School gymnasium. Tickets, purchased before Oct. 11 are $10 for adults, $8 for students or $30 for a family of four. After Oct. 11 the price is $12 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets are available at the Hope Vet Clinic, the Blue Moose, Pharmasave, Hub International or by calling 604-869-4558. Along with the show, a raffle will take place for some great prizes. Tickets will be sold at the show with 12 winners selected. Each winner will receive a key. One of the keys will open a “spooky coffin” filled with prizes. “It’s just another fun way to raise funds,” said Koot. There is also a guillotine trick as part of the show. People from the community (teachers, business people and even municipal politicians) are being challenged to collect pledges ahead of time. Whoever gets the most money in pledges, will take part in the “head removing” illusion. Also, don’t forget to check out the coloring contest inside today’s edition of the Hope Standard. All proceeds go towards the black bear committee which was started last year. Koot started the program after a huge “increase of bear calls” coming into the conservation office.
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Sports Take a virtual hike, all the way to Mexico Hope Recreation Centre offering three different travel challenges
location: on the front belt line, right over the hip joint. Now her counter is In this age of digital gaming, people clicking accurately with each step. McMullan said, “Part of my reason have gotten used to the idea that “virfor signing up to walk to Mexico is tual” means that something is quite to leave behind at least 10 pounds, in removed from reality. order to make upcoming foot surgery Gamers can rob a bank, steal a car easier to bear. and blow up the police station — then “I occasionally go walking with a turn off the game console and have no friend but mostly it’s just running fear of getting arrested. Meanwhile, the Hope and District around doing my usual things. Some Recreation Centre has three virtual days are busier than others, 7660 was challenges that each have a good dose my highest step count, which was on last Thursday — a crazy-busy day.” of reality. McMullan also is a regular at the You may not truly be walking to pool’s aquafit classes — but sadly, the Mexico, swimming to Honolulu or pedometer is not waterproof. cycling across Canada, but the work People can take part in the chalreally has to be done. The participants have to put in the effort — as if they lenge with a friend or family member, actually were heading to those distant or do it totally on their own. Though you are part of a virlocations. tual team, you could The good news: “We’re also swimming conceivably do your as people scramble part in the cumulaacross the border to Honolulu. It’s 4,357 tive walk and never into Tijuana, there even meet your kilometres, one way. is no fear of getting team members. shot at or arrested! That’s 174,280 lengths Part of the fun, More good news: though, is checking the challenges are of the pool.” the weekly totals low cost or free. that are tracked by “After our very Richardson. ProgKim Richardson successful walk to ress is charted on a Point Hope Alaska, map and weekly inwhich had 30-plus puts by team meminvolved, we’re now bers are recorded. heading for Tapachula, Mexico,” said “We’re also swimming to Honoprogram director Kim Richardson on lulu, ” added Richardson. “It’s 4,357 Friday. kilometres, one way. That’s 174,280 “It’s the furthest southern place in lengths of the pool. Mexico, near the Guatemalan border.” “As of week three, we’ve done 3,949 According to a quick calculation on lengths, or 296 kilometres, with 22 the Mapmyrun.com site, it’s a 5,700 people involved. Forty lengths equal km journey, one way. “We have about five signed up so one kilometre and a lot of people do far — but I expect a lift after this story more in one session.” The third challenge is the crosscomes out,” added Richardson. country cycling tour. Retired teacher “I’ve got 50 free pedometers that Truls Asdal completed his actual Canwill be handed out on a first-come, ada-wide ride this summer — but the first-served basis.” virtual ride has its roots in the rec cenRichardson said the challenge is dependent on sufficient participants to tre’s spin cycle classes. You can rack get the kilometres rolling but she fig- up your miles there, or do it on the ured the team could be in Tapachula streets and trails of Hope — especially while the great fall weather continues. by mid-winter. “We’re heading to Hopedale, New“And we have to come back, though foundland, ” said Richardson. “And some will want to stay,” she added, we’re coming back. We’re calculating grinning. it as 20 kilometres per person per spin One participant who has already racked up 44,550 steps as of Monday session and so far, we’ve made it as far is School District #78 trustee, Linda as Moose Jaw.” To join any or all of the above chalMcMullan. lenges, speak with a staff member at In fact, she figured she may have lost the rec centre’s reception desk, or a few thousand steps before she got phone 604-869-2304. her pedometer clipped in the prime Hope Standard
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Linda McMullan is going to be walking virtually to the southern end of Mexico — and she’s hoping for a few amigos to join her as she sets out on the virtual walk, one of three virtual challenges currently underway at the Hope and District Recreation Centre.
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WOODCREW FINISHING ETC. Phone 604-835-1320 FOR ALL YOUR RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL NEEDS. New construction * Renovations. One Call Does it All. Addition-Renovation-Finishing Decks, Stairs, Siding, Kitchen, Bath, Basement. Install Doors, Windows, Ceramic Tile, Laminate, Drywall & Painting. Have all WCB and full liability INSURANCE. Call Dean 604-835-1320
PURE CHI. Relaxing Chinese Full Body MASSAGE ~ 604-702-9686 9am-11:30pm 9263 Young Rd Chwk
GET 50% OFF - Join Herbal Magic this week and get 50% Off. Lose weight quickly, safely and keep it off, proven results! Call Herbal Magic today! 1-800-854-5176.
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DISTRICT of HOPE Employment Opportunity JOURNEYMAN HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC The District of Hope is currently seeking a dynamic individual to fill the permanent, full-time position of Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic in the Public Works Department. Reporting directly to the Director of Operations, the Mechanic will be responsible for the service, repair and maintenance of a wide variety of construction and maintenance equipment, vehicles and tools. The Mechanic will be a highly motivated, energetic team player who must use considerable independent judgement in operational decisions. The Mechanic will have a minimum of five years experience servicing, repairing and maintaining a wide variety of construction and maintenance equipment, tools, automotive vehicles and heavy equipment and must be a Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic with a minimum of five years experience in the trade; must be in possession of a valid Class 5 B.C. driverâ€™s license with air endorsement but be able to obtain a Class 3 driverâ€™s license. A copy of the complete job description is available for viewing on the Districtâ€™s website. This is a Union position (CUPE Local 458) with a wage rate of $32.97/hr. plus a tool allowance of $0.40/hr. and includes a competitive benefit package. Please forward your resume, in confidence no later than 4:00 p.m. Wednesday October 17, 2012 to the attention of: Donna Bellingham, Director of Corporate Services (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org) 325 Wallace Street, P.O. Box 609 Hope, B.C. V0X IL0 Phone: 604-869-5671 Facsimile: 604-869-2275 Website: www.hope.ca The District of Hope wishes to thank all applicants for their interest and advises that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
MOVING & STORAGE
329 PAINTING & DECORATING
â€˘ Portable Toilets â€˘ Fencing â€˘ Containers â€˘ Waste Management â€˘ Storage
Residential & Commercial Services
ALLSYS IT, new computer sales & service. 604-869-3456 or email@example.com
A-TECH Services 604-230-3539 Running this ad for 8yrs
3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour
ABS DRYWALL, res. & comm. Quailty workman ship. Boarding, taping, finishing, textured ceiling, renos. Free est. 604-376-1927
(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services.
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarnâ€™td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS
CANYON CARPETS, 549 Wallace St., Hope. For all your floor covering needs! Call 604-869-2727
FRANKâ€™S LAWN SERVICE, lawn care, hedge trimming, gutters, rubbish removal. Call (604)869-1040
CHEAM TREE SERVICES, falling, topping, etc. Weâ€™ll beat all competitorâ€™s quotes. Call (604)860-4606
PHILLIPS TREE SERVICES, Removals, Toppings. Free estimates & Fully Insured. Call 604-869-9990
Tree removal done RIGHT! â€˘ Tree & Stump Removal â€˘ CertiďŹ ed Arborists â€˘ 20 yrs exp. â€˘ 60â€™ Bucket Truck â€˘ Crown Reduction â€˘ Spiral Pruning â€˘ Land Clearing â€˘ Selective Logging ~ Fully Insured â€˘ Best Rates ~
353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS
604-787-5915, 604-291-7778 www.treeworksonline.ca firstname.lastname@example.org 10% OFF with this AD
GLEN TRAUN LANDSCAPING, Commercial & Residential yard maintenance. Call 604-869-2767
MOVING & STORAGE
1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Real Professionals, Reasonable. Rates. Different From the Rest. 604-721-4555. GET the best for your moving 24/7 From $40/hr Licensed & Insured Senior Discount 778-773-3737
Seabird Island Band Employment Opportunity
Position Title: Speech and Language Assistant (part time and fulltime openings) Department: Ey Qwal Program (Health Department) POSITION SUMMARY: The function of the Speech and Language Assistant (SLA) is to provide support to children with speech and language delays or difficulties. The SLA works as a team member with child care setting staff to ensure effective inclusion of the children in their child care center. QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
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GL ROOFING. Cedar shakes, Asphalt shingles, flat rfs. Cln Gutters $80. Liability Insur. 1-855-240-5362
Mainland RooďŹ ng Ltd. Family owned & operated. Fully insured. We do Cedar Shakes, conversions, concrete tiles, torchon, fibreglass shingles, restoration & repairs. 20 yr labour warranty. 604-723-2626 www.mainlandroof.com
HOUSES FOR SALE
Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume, covering letter & three references to: Human Resources - Seabird Island Band P.O. Box 650 Agassiz, B.C. V0M 1A0 Phone 604-796-6814 Fax 604-796-3729 email@example.com We regret that we will only respond to those applicants chosen for an interview. We thank all applicants for their interest. 09/12H_SB27
Airedale pups. P/b, CKC reg., microchipped, health guar, 1(604)8192115. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG puppies ~ vet checked, 1st shots, parents on site. $1000. Jen 604807-3853 or email@example.com
CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866
HOUSES FOR SALE
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FRASER CANYON GLASS, for all your glass repairs, windshields domestic & imports. (604)869-9514
25 yrs in rooďŹ ng industry
We Recycle! GO GREEN!
â€œ ABOVE THE REST â€œ Interior & Exterior Unbeatable Prices & Professional Crew. â€˘ Free Est. â€˘ Written Guarantee â€˘ No Hassle â€˘ Quick Work â€˘ Insured â€˘ WCB
HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 239
GET the best for your moving 24/7 From $40/hr. Licensed & Insured. Seniors Discount. 778-773-3737
DENIED CANADA PENSION plan disability benefits? The Disability Claims Advocacy Clinic can help. Call Allison Schmidt at 1-877-7933222. www.dcac.ca
Accepting applications until a suitable candidate is found 10/12w DOH2
CRIMINAL RECORD? Donâ€™t let it block employment, travel, education, professional, certification, adoption property rental opportunities. For peace of mind & a free consultation call 1-800-347-2540.
KENLIN ELECTRIC, residential, rural, commercial, new construction, renoâ€™s. Call (604)860-8605
SURREY: 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, hardwood ďŹ‚oors throughout and new roof. $549,000. 604-575-5555.
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ONLINE AD: BC-wide reach! For one week!
ONLINE AD: Local reach â€” until you cancel it!
Call 604.575-5555 Standard The Hope
Wednesday, October 10, 2012, Hope Standard A19 REAL ESTATE 633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS
821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
1996 VW JETTA, 4 door, p/b, p/w, sunroof, a/c, cruise, heated seats, etc. Mech. good, clean inside. Must be seen. $5,499. 604-746-7559
ESTATE sale Oct. 11 to 14, 9 - 5 pm at 46109 Brinx Rd., Chilliwack on Fairfield Island. Call 604-7953745
GARAGE SALES New SRI *1152 sq/ft Double wide $77,900. *14x70 Full gyproc single wide - loaded $66,900. Repossessed mobile, manufactured & modulars. Chuck 604-830-1960. Glenbrookhomes.net
65721 Birchtrees Dr. (near Lakeway Market)
Sat., Oct 13 9 am - 2 pm
22524 Ross Rd (off of hwys 1 & 7 on way to Lake of the Woods)
Renovation clear out - furniture, pictures, toys & more.
Sat & Sun., Oct 13 & 14 9 am - 4 pm lots of household items & tools Ladies Auxiliary
Sat., Oct 13 9 am - 3 pm
Table Rentals call 604-869-2174
639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES RIVERFRONT RESORT, Southern BC. Lots available as low as $61,900. Year round park, indoor pool & spa. Low maintenance fees. Inquiries: Jan 250-499-7887; Caroline 250-499-4233; www.riversidervparkresort.com.
(Silver Ridge Estates)
Sat., Oct 13 9 am - 1 pm small china cabinet, household items
CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are Spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977 CHIHUAHUA puppies, tiny teacups, ready to go now, $700. 604-794-7347, cell 604-795-0606 DALMATIANS, 2M, born july 9, ckc reg., shots, dewormed, $1000-$1500 obo. (604)793-5130, (604)723-2232
NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com SHELTIES SABLE COLOUR full white collars, born June 22, taken out on leash, 1M 1F (604)826-6311
REAL ESTATE 627
WE BUY HOUSES! Older House â€˘ Damaged House Moving â€˘ Estate Sale â€˘ Just Want Out â€˘ Behind on Payments Quick Cash! â€˘ Flexible Terms! CALL US FIRST! 604-626-9647
633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS HOPE, FOR SALE:
1 manufactured home 14 ft. wide w/2 bdrms. Brand New. In the Lismore community, a seniors community â€œWhere the Good People liveâ€?. Call Gordon for details & for an appointment to view @ (604) 240-3464
BUY LAND IN BELIZE - English Commonwealth country in Central America. Caribbean Jungle lots - 3 miles from sea - Starting at $11,000. All types available. For information call Patrick Snyder (778403-1365.)
HOPE, 1 bdrm apt., newer, $600/ mon., includes hot water, N/S. Avail Oct 1. Call 1 (604)794-7132 or 604-819-6122 HOPE, 2 bdrm apt in newer building in downtown. W/D, A/C, secure, priv. balcony, covered parking, N/S, no party, suit. for mature or seniors. Call 604-855-9940 HOPE
3 bedroom townhouse, 5 appl., soundproof, radiant heat, blinds, fenced yard, patio, 658 Coquihalla St., sunny side of town, N/S, no dogs, D/D Refâ€™s req. Avail now. Call (604)860-5009 or (604)869-6599 or (604)796-0069
1996 22â€™ SLUMBER QUEEN 5th wheel. Interior like new, has to be seen to appreciate. New stereo, back up camera, flat screen TV, new HD antenna, m/w, a/c. Incl. hitch. $7,000. 604-625-7761 Aldergrove
HOPE, clean upper unit 3 bdrm, 2 bath, N/S, no cats, $850/mo + utilities. Call (604)206-0192
733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS
BUY A CAR with Bad Credit! $0 Down, 24 Hour Approvals, Low Payments, No Credit OK. Approval Hotline Call 1-888-222-0663 or Apply Online at www.CanadaDrives.ca
DreamCatcher Auto Loans â€œ0â€? Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals
In a Seniors community in Hope. Mobile homes for sale from $17,000 to a brand new one for $74,000. 2- Vacant pads for rents.
Call Gordon 604-240-3464
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
www.PreApproval.cc DL# 7557 FIRST TIME AUTO BUYERS WANTED. Friendly staff will guide you through the process. www.creditdrivers.ca 1-888-593-6095. GUARANTEED
Metal Recycling Ltd. We Pay CA$H For â€˘Auto â€˘Scrap Metals â€˘Batteries â€˘Machinery â€˘Lead
HOPE, Silver Hope Mobile Park. Cabin, Mobile homes, and R/V pads for monthly rentals, cable included. Call (604)869-1203
HOMES FOR RENT
Autos â€˘ Trucks â€˘ Equipment Removal
HOPE, 21241 Kettle Valley Rd 4 BDRM 3 bath newer home, good cond., 2 car garage, 5 appl., fenced yard, hardwood floors, avail now. pet neg. $1100/m. Call Ross Fullbrook, Royal LePage, (604)7920077
FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022
HOPE, 3bdrm home with view for rent, avail Oct 31, all appliances, large fenced yard, $950/mo + utilities, N/S. Call 778-991-3577 HOPE, 3 bdrm house with unfinished bsmt in Silver Creek, incl. 4 appl., N/S, completely renoâ€™d. Tenant must be tidy with good ref. $1100+util. 604-302-5100 HOPE - 5 bdrm, 2 1/2 baths, large rec. room, big lot, 5 appl., close to schools, N/S, pets neg. $1250/mon. Avail. Nov. 1. Call 1-604-845-5572 KAWKAWA LAKE, 3 bdrm home, stunning views of lake, floor to ceiling renoâ€™s just completed, water access 100 yds away, W/D, $1290/mo. Avail immed. Call 1-604505-1077 or 1-604-267-7473
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HOPE AUTO BODY, complete collision repair & restoration. www.hopeautobody.ca Call (604)869-5244
CARS - DOMESTIC
1928/29 Model A plow. Selling for $1500. No papers. Great Restoration Project. 604-860-2150 2004 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE SLE Sports Sedan, 3800 V-6, loaded, leather. Air C.$3850 (604)556-4242
The District of Hope
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KONA TANUKI Deluxe Mountain Bike for Sale. Retail: $2,000.00. Asking $1,400.00. Nearly new. Contact Ed at 604-795-5208 or MisterEd@Shaw.ca
KING SIZE BED, with bedding, $200. Call (604)869-9455
1YR Seasoned Alder Birch Maple Clean, Split, DRY & Delivered. Family Operated for 20 yrs. (604)726-3024
A New Pillowtop Mattress Set Still in Packaging! Can Deliver! $100 - Call: 604-484-0379
MATTRESSES starting at $99 â€˘ Twins â€˘ Fulls â€˘ Queens â€˘ Kings 100â€™s in stock! www.Direct Liquidation.ca (604)294-2331
MISC. FOR SALE
HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper?
The District of Hope is requesting proposals for their purchase of a used Excavator for the Public Works Department. Responses and queries are to be submitted in writing on or before 4:00 P.M. October 23, 2012, to the attention of: Ian Vaughan, Director of Operations District of Hope, 325 Wallace Street, PO Box 609, Hope, BC, V0X 1L0 'BYtXXXIPQFDB 1. Submission Details a. Two (2) copies of the responses are to be in sealed envelopes or packages marked with the Respondentâ€™s Name, Title and marked â€œUsed Excavator RFP #PW-201207â€?. b. The District reserves the right to cancel this Request for Proposal for any reason without any liability to any proponent or to waive irregularities at their own discretion. c. The District reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to accept the proposal deemed most favourable to the interests of the District. d. The District will not entertain any claims for costs related to the preparation and/or presentation of the proposals. e. The District is NOT contractually bound to any matters until such time as the District has negotiated a separate contract that is totally independent of the RFP process. f. The proposal must meet the requirements as stated in Item 2 in the complete RFP document. The complete RFP document is located on the District of Hope webpage at www.hope. ca under the Governance Tab; scroll down to the left side of the screen and click on â€œDocumentsâ€?. Also copies are available for pick up at the District Hall office located at 325 Wallace Street, Hope, BC, V0X 1L0, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am â€“ 4:30 pm. 10/12W_DOH10
TRUCKS & VANS
KEY TRACK AUTO SALES CARS & VANS: 1995 MAZDA 626 4 dr auto sdn runs good st#287 $1495 1995 FORD EXPLORER 2dr 4X4 5spd 5 pass Aircared ST#299 $1495 2002 KIA RIO RX-V 4dr auto, hatch back st#245 $2400 1999 HONDA CIVIC 4dr auto sedan runs good st#285 $2400 1998 HONDA ACCORD 4dr sdn 5 speed runs good ST#289 $2495 2000 DODGE NEON 4DR auto sunroof, runs good ST#147 $2995 2002 PONTIAC SUNFIRE 4dr auto st#195 $2995 2002 CHEV CAVALIER 4dr auto sdn st#208 $3995 1994 CHEV CAMARO black, auto T-Top low kms 178K ST#279 $4,800 2005 PONTIAC GRAND AM 4dr auto AirCrae ST#276 $4900 1997 NISSAN PATHFINDER 4dr auto 4X4 runs good ST#221 $4900 2002 BUICK GRANDVIEW 7 pass auto ST#214 $5900 2006 DODGE MAGNUM 4dr wagon auto fully loaded ST#106 $6900 2007 DODGE CARAVAN 7 pass low km, fully loaded ST#268 $8,900 2011 HONDA CIVIC 4dr 5 speed full load low Km ST#207 $13,900
TRUCKS THIS WEEK: SCRAP CARS & METALS - CA$H for CARS Up to $300. No Wheels - No Problem! Friendly & Professional Service. Servicing the Fraser Valley 1-855-771-2855
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673
DISTRICT OF HOPE REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP # PW-2012-07)
2 hr. Service www.a1casper.com (604)209-2026
2008 HONDA Accord EX only 27,000km. Like new. V6 auto. Sunroof. $19,500 (604) 835-0610
Large 2 bdrm apt., oak kitchen, gas fireplace, adult oriented, n/p, resident caretaker. $795/mo. Avail. Nov 1. 604-860-4559
Legion Hall Sunday, Oct 14 9 am - 2 pm
11-62790 Flood Hope Rd
HOPE, Newly renoâ€™d commercial storefront in centre of town for rent or lease, 1200 sq ft, avail immed. Further renoâ€™s to suite negotiable. Call 1-604-505-1077 or 1-604-2677473
TOP CA$H PAID TODAY For SCRAP VEHICLES!
WEATHER PERMITTING composter, cedar shrubs, art books, lamps, tools, dishes, nicknacks, etc
Better than an apartment, no noisy neighbours on other side of the wall. A 2 bedroom Mobile home in a Seniors Community in Hope. References. One pet under 20lbs. allowed. Call for an appointment to view, Gordon 604-869-7641
Forest Stewardship Plan â€“ Chilliwack Forest District The BC Timber Sales Forest Stewardship Plan (FSP) is to be amended to include the additional agreement holder: Cascades Lower Canyon Community Forest General Partnership Corp. (CLCCF). The Community Forest Agreement K3J, held by the CLCCF will adhere to the prescribed requirements and the applicable results or strategies outlined in the BCTS Chinook Business Areaâ€™s Forest Stewardship Plan within the Chilliwack Forest District. No amendments have been made that materially change the content or intent of the approved FSP. In accordance with the Forest and Range Practices Act, the FSP amendment is available for public review and comment from October 12, 2012 to December 12, 2012 (60 days). The document can be viewed at the following website: http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/bcts/areas/TCH/FSP_ CHI.htm or during regular working hours (8:30 am to 4:30 pm weekdays) at: British Columbia Timber Sales, Chinook Business Area 46360 Airport Road Chilliwack, BC V2P 1A5 Phone: (604) 702-5748 To ensure that a representative is available to discuss the FSP amendment, any interested parties should contact Enrique Sanchez to arrange a viewing time. Please address any comments or inquiries in writing to Enrique Sanchez at the address noted above or by email to Enrique.Sanchez@gov.bc.ca. 10/12W_TSP10
1997 CHEV P/U EXT CAB 3 door auto fully loaded ST#256 $3,995 2005 FORD F250 XLT quad cab. Power stork diesel 4X4, auto, long box. ST#125 $6900 2006 GMC SLE crew cab 4X4 auto loaded, long box this week only $9,900st198 2007 FORD F150 reg cab V6 auto long box ST#205 $10,900 2005 GMC SLE CREW cab 4X4 auto diesel long box, loaded ST#218 $11,900 2001 FORD F350 Dually 4X4 crew cab XLT 7.3L pwrstrk diesel ST#130 $11,900 2008 FORD F150 REG CAB 4x4 auto long box ST#207 $11,900 2007 FORD RANGER 4X4 auto super cab st#193 $12,900 2005 FORD F250 CREW cab Lariat leather diesel 4X4 auto ST#246 $13,900 2008 GMC 2500 HD Quad cab 4X4 auto long box ST#267 $15,900 2007 CHEV 2500 HD quad cab 4X4 auto gas, shortbox, fully loaded ST#267 $15,900 2005 CHEV 2500 HD LS crew cab Duramax diesel leather 4X4 auto ST#190 $15,900 2007 FORD F250 XLT quad cab diesel 4X4 auto short box only this week $15,900 ST# 227 2008 FORD F150 super crew XLT 4X4 auto fully loaded ST#271 $16,900 2006 FORD F350 CREW CAB Lariat leather 4X4 auto diesel ST#164 $17,995
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☐ Bargain! Shop ☐ Best Buy ☐ Buy Low ☐ Canadian Tire ☐ Chapters ☐ Choices Market ☐ Coopers ☐ Dollar Giant ☐ Dollarama ☐ Extra Foods ☐ Future Shop ☐ Home Depot ☐ Home Hardware ☐ Ikea
☐ Kin’s Farm Market ☐ London Drugs ☐ Lululemon ☐ M&M Meats ☐ Mark’s Work Wearhouse ☐ Marketplace IGA ☐ Nesters ☐ Overwaitea ☐ Pharmasave ☐ PriceSmart ☐ Real Canadian Superstore ☐ Reitmans ☐ Rexall ☐ Rona
☐ Save-on-Foods ☐ Sears ☐ Shoppers Drug Mart ☐ Sport Chek or Sport Mart ☐ Staples ☐ Starbucks ☐ T&T Supermarket ☐ The Bay ☐ The Brick ☐ The Source ☐ Tim Hortons ☐ Walmart ☐ Winners ☐ XS Cargo
* 6. What most influences your decision when choosing a grocery store?
* 16. Will this be..? ☐ Your first home purchase? ☐ Upsize? ☐ Downsize?
* 17. What type of real estate are you looking at? Single detached
Newly built ☐
Townhouse Condo Resort property
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Previously owned ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐
* 18. Are you planning any financial transactions? Please check all that apply. ☐ Consolidate your debt load ☐ Pay off a loan ☐ Pay off your mortgage ☐ Remortgage your property ☐ Renew your mortgage ☐ Secure a loan ☐ Seek financial planning advice ☐ Set up a line of credit ☐ Switch banks or credit union ☐ None of the above
☐ Less than $35,000 ☐ $35,000 to less than $50,000 ☐ $50,000 to less than $75,000 ☐ $75,000 to less than $100,000 ☐ $100,000 to less than $150,000
☐ Economy ☐ Midrange ☐ Luxury ☐ Hybrid
☐ $150,000 or more
* 13. Which ‘extra’ items are you likely to spend on in your household?
* 20. In which city/municipality do you currently live?
Car detailing Fast food Fitness membership Further education or courses Gourmet foods or desserts Home improvement less than $500
Frequently ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐
Occasionally ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐
Never ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐
Home improvement over $500 Live theatre or festivals
Manicure, pedicure, hair styling ☐ Movie downloads, Pay per view, movie channels ☐
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Movie theatre Restaurant dining Scratch and lottery tickets Trips to a casino
- a tribute to the Beatles.
* 19. In which category does your annual household income fall?
* 12. Is your next vehicle most likely to be...?
☐ Best deals/offers/coupons ☐ Rewards or credit card program
* 9. Are you or someone in your household planning to purchase a new or pre-owned vehicle in the near future? (If no, jump to Q13)
* 3. How much time do you typically spend reading the newspaper, its stories, advertising and flyers?
☐ Loyalty to the chain ☐ Closest to home
Forego a brand name to save money? Wait for the item to go on sale?
4 or more ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐
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2 tickets to the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre performance of Rain on Nov 3rd
* 14. Are you planning to travel in the near future? For business In Canada for less than 3 days by plane ☐ Getaway of less than 3 days to the USA ☐ Longer trip within Canada by car ☐ Longer trip within Canada by plane ☐ Longer trip to the USA by car ☐ Longer trip to the USA by plane ☐ Longer trip outside of North America ☐
For pleasure ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐
No plans to travel ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐ ☐
* 21. How far will you drive from your home to use a business or service? ☐ 16-30 minutes ☐ 31-60 minutes ☐ 1 hours ☐ 2 hours ☐ 3 hours ☐ More than 4 hours ☐ I don’t shop outside of my own community
* 22. Thank you for taking the time to complete our survey. If you’d like to be entered into the prize draw, please leave us your first and last name and your email address. We will contact the winner via email or daytime phone number at the close of the study.
First name _____________________________________________ Last Name _____________________________________________ Email address ___________________________________________
* 15. Does anyone in your household plan to sell or buy real estate in the near future? If no, jump to Q18)
or daytime phone ________________________________________
☐ Yes ☐ No
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