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Mayor Susan Johnston and John Fortoloczky, the district’s chief administrative officer, walk to the Memorial Park cenotaph to lay a wreath on Remembrance Day. Hundreds of people braved cold temperatures on Sunday morning to take part in the Hope ceremony honouring Canada’s veterans. For more on the event, see page 3.
Hope to offer mobile business licences
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Hope is among nine Fraser Valley communities taking part in a oneyear, mobile business licence pilot program. The initiative strives to make it easier for companies to operate by allowing them to purchase one licence for specific trades, rather than obtaining non-resident permits in each municipality they do business. “It makes sense. We want to encourage business and cut out the red tape,” said Parissa Aujla, the district’s director of finance. “It’s revenueneutral. So we’re not bringing in any
more money, but we’re not losing together with their chambers of commoney. That was one of the premises merce to adopt a common bylaw allowing businesses to for all the partnerpurchase an inter-muing agencies.” nicipal business licence. The licence will “We want to “It gives local conbe available for tractors the opportunity construction/trades encourage to expand their busicompanies, and any business and cut ness into what has now business affiliated become the largest ecowith the industry. out the red tape.” nomic zone in the provIf the first year is ince,” said local Chamsuccessful, municiParissa Aujla ber president Glen palities will look at Ogren. “From Surrey expanding the proto Hope you now can gram. The participating municipalities, operate in each jurisdiction with the lead by the City of Langley, worked inter-municipal business license. The
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Hope Chamber applauds district council for seeing this through and showing to the rest of the Fraser Valley we are open for business.” The mobile business licence program was successfully piloted in 2007 by 17 communities in the OkanaganSimilkameen, and since then, Sicamous and the Central Okanagan Regional District have joined that group. Mobile business licences will be available in Hope starting Jan. 1 at a cost of $250. For more information on the program, visit http://www.resourcecentre.gov.bc.ca/mobile.html.
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Laine Albert Poulson is facing several charges after Hope RCMP recovered a number of stolen items in Silver Creek last week. Police were investigating the theft of a Bobcat attachment and flatbed equipment trailer from Lismore Trailer Park. When they followed up with the 44-year-old suspect at Hope Valley Campground, they found a 2010, 26-foot Arctic Fox travel trailer on the property which was stolen from Agassiz in July. “Experience shows that these guys don’t do one or two crimes,” said Staff Sgt. Suki Manj. “When they do these things, they’ll do as much as they can.” Police seized many
Hope RCMP is looking for the public’s help in identifying these stolen items, which were recovered in a stolen 2010, 26-foot Arctic Fox travel trailer last week.
stolen items from the trailer including gardening tools, camping gear, and bicycles. They also found receipts for a storage unit in Hope, where they discovered a stolen pickup truck with stolen licence
plates. Poulson has been charged with possession of stolen property over $5,000, two other counts of possession of stolen property, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, and flee-
ing from a police officer. The RCMP is looking for the public’s help in identifying the stolen items. Anyone with information is asked to call the local detachment at 604-869-7750.
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The risk of a marine oil spill dominated the first public information sessions Kinder Morgan is hosting in the Lower Mainland on the planned twinning of its Trans Mountain pipeline. But the expected fivefold increase in the number of tankers sailing through the Second Narrows is not what worries Belcarra Mayor Ralph Drew. He believes the twin hulls, two pilots and three tethered tugs shepherding each big tanker, along with other precautions, mean the diluted bitumen should move safely through Burrard Inlet once it’s loaded. Instead, Drew is focusing on the Westridge terminal in north Burnaby as a critically vulnerable point where safety improvements are needed – whether or not the pipeline expansion proceeds. “That loading terminal sits directly on top of a fault zone,” Drew said. “The scenario I believe is possible is an earthquake that causes a rupture of the pipeline.” It might be a seismic event similar to the one that sheared off the side of Burnaby Mountain
50,000 years ago, he said, this time sluicing oil into the ocean nearby. Much would depend on how fast Kinder Morgan could shut off the flow of oil and how quickly crews respond to contain and clean up any oil that reaches the water. And Drew says he remains dissatisfied with the speed of the response to a 2007 spill in north Burnaby and concerned that federal safety regulations only cover the pipeline itself and tankers, but not the terminal. Kinder Morgan is charged with cleaning up land-based spills and its responsibility only extends to the end of its pipe, while shipping firms take responsibility only once a full tanker leaves the dock. That leaves a potential legal “black hole” if a terminal or pipeline accident puts oil into the water before a ship leaves, Drew said. “So long as that ship’s at Kinder Morgan’s dock it’s their loading terminal, it should be their responsibility,” he said, adding the company should be required to have its own trained emergency responders on site. He said Western Canada Marine Response Corp., the cleanup re-
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sponse agency contracted by shipping firms, should act only as a backup at the terminal. Drew proposes double booms separated by an inflatable spacer be set up in the water around the terminal and tanker zone, instead of the single boom now used – making it much less likely that oil might escape in a bigger spill or choppy water. Residents along Burrard Inlet are also concerned about the bright lights and noise pollution at night from the big ships and Drew said he’s urging Port Metro Vancouver to address the problem now. Information sessions in the second half of November shift further inland along the Trans Mountain right-of-way, which runs through Burnaby, Coquitlam, Sur-
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rey and up the Fraser Valley near Highway 1. The pipeline was built nearly 60 years ago and homes, schools and other development has since sprung up along the route. But residents won’t know how close the new pipeline may come to their property until Kinder Morgan formally applies in late 2013 to build the $4.3-billion project and unveils the proposed corridor, which could deviate from the current one in some places. “They should definitely provide a clear route,” anti-pipeline activist Sheila Muxlow said. “It seems to us Kinder Morgan is going through this process in a backwards fashion.” Muxlow and others with the Pipe Up Network intend to bring their
own protest message to the meetings and press Kinder Morgan over the firm’s safety record and capacity to handle spills. The potential risk to groundwater aquifers from an oil spill in Chilliwack and Abbotsford will be a key issue, she said. “In Chilliwack we don’t have a backup plan for our water supply,” she said. “The water contamination risk alone is enough to really mobilize people to say ‘Whoa, that’s not worth the risk.’” Others, she added, increasingly believe it’s wrong to “build more infrastructure that holds us hostage to a fossil-fuel based economy.” A spokesperson for Kinder Morgan said the company wants advice from residents on where the route should go, adding that will help guide the engineering and environmental teams planning the pipeline corridor. “We’re very early on,” said Lizette Parsons-Bell, adding more rounds of consultation are expected next year and then again after the formal project application is filed. The Trans Mountain information session in Hope is slated for Nov. 28 at C.E. Barry Intermediate School, from 5-8 p.m.
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Three years after the B.C. government took over international tourism marketing to direct post-Olympic efforts, Premier Christy Clark has put the tourism industry back in the driver’s seat. Clark and Jobs, Tourism and Innovation Minister Pat Bell announced the creation of a new Crown corporation last week in Vancouver. They said Destination BC will be industry led and have formula funding from provincial taxpayers to advertise the province’s attractions outside the country. Clark said she spoke out as a radio host against the government takeover when it was announced in 2009 by former tourism minister Kevin Krueger. The Council of Tourism Associations expressed “grave concerns” at the time, when the industry-led Tourism BC was disbanded. Bell said Destination BC will have an increasing emphasis on marketing in Asia, especially China and India. It is to take over responsibility April 1, 2013, using currently budgeted funds for the first year. After that, the intention is to base the budget on a legislated percentage of annual sales revenue. Hope & District Chamber of Commerce has been vocal with both sides of the legislature about tourism marketing in the past. “We are pleased with this announcement and hope the benefit of this new Crown corporation results in more tourism dollars being spent in our region,” said president Glen Ogren.
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B.C. pot reformers get whiff of weed victory in Washington Jeff Nagel Black Press
B.C. pot reform advocates are celebrating Washington State’s historic vote last Tuesday to legalize and tax marijuana, saying it adds momentum to their campaign for change here. Initiative 502 passed with 55 per cent of voters in favour, making Washington the first U.S. state to legalize possession of up to an ounce of marijuana by adults, along with Colorado, where a similar vote also passed. “Tell everyone I’m elated – it’s the biggest day of our movement ever,” Marc Emery, B.C.’s imprisoned Prince of Pot, tweeted from his U.S. jail cell. His wife Jodie Emery celebrated the win in Seattle – where her husband was indicted for selling pot seeds – with Washington campaigners, including travel guru Rick Steves and the U.S. prosecutorturned-reformer who put Marc behind bars. But U.S. authorities said their enforcement of national drug laws is unchanged – marijuana remains federally illegal – and it’s unclear how the state can carry out its plan to license marijuana farming and tax its sale in stores without federal consent. Negotiations are expected in a one-year rule-making period before pot there could be legally farmed or sold. Observers here say the political implications are huge for the debate on drug policy reform in B.C., even if Washington’s legalization plan is blocked. “American voters are now ahead of Canadian governments on the cannabis file,” said former B.C. Attorney General Geoff Plant, a high-profile reformer with the Stop the Violence coalition. “It helps advance the argument for legalization here in B.C.” Rob Gordon, director of SFU’s school of criminology, says it could spur more legalization drives if “the sky doesn’t fall” and Washington starts reaping a windfall of weed revenue. Washington estimates it would collect $560 million in the first year from a 25 per cent tax on the sale of licensed, regulated
What Washington's initiative does q Allows possession of up to one ounce of marijuana for adults over 21 effective Dec. 6. The state law change would be in conflict with federal drug laws. q Removes state law prohibitions against producing, processing and selling marijuana, subject to licensing and regulation. Further rules and details would be worked out over the next year, during which time the state would negotiate with federal authorities. q Imposes 25 per cent taxes on wholesale and retail sale of pot, with most revenue going to health care, drug treatment and education. q Directs state to amend impaired driving laws to include maximum THC levels. marijuana through authorized stores. “Whether or not their federal government is going to tolerate this remains to be seen,” Gordon said. If pot is legally sold in Washington, Gordon expects a partial collapse of B.C.’s estimated $7-billion-a-year illegal pot industry as growers relocate their operations south of the border to avoid the need to smuggle. “The operations in B.C. would shrink considerably – they’d be focused entirely on patchy local consumption,” he said. B.C. marijuana activist Dana Larsen, who heads the Sensible BC campaign to force a provincial referendum on pot decriminalization using the Recall
and Initiative Act, believes Washington’s vote is a huge step forward. As with the campaign to defeat the HST, volunteers will have 90 days in the fall of 2014 to get thousands of signatures from every riding of the province to trigger a referendum. If it passes, the Legislature would vote on Larsen’s proposed Sensible Policing Act, which would order an end to police enforcement of simple cannabis possession. Premier Christy Clark and NDP leader Adrian Dix both say marijuana reform is up to the federal government and the prime minister has said the Conservatives won’t loosen Canada’s drug laws. But Larsen argues Ot-
tawa could, if pressured enough, exempt B.C. from federal narcotics laws to enable a regulated and taxed marijuana experiment here. He said legal pot in Washington helps end the argument that the U.S. may “retaliate or freak out” if B.C. reforms its drug laws. Plant said he prefers full marijuana legalization, rather than the halfstep of decriminalization, which doesn’t allow regulation and taxation. “Full legalization removes the economic incentive for the illegal manufacture and distribution,” Plant said, adding authorized retail sales should largely end organized crime’s role. Langley City Mayor Peter Fassbender, who opposes marijuana use on grounds ranging from health to impaired driving risks, said it’s a fantasy to think gangs would fade away. “That is living in a dream world,” he said. “They’re not going to hang up their skates and become legal business people.” But Plant said anything that helps sap the strength of gangs would help. “I’m not saying we’re going to put an end to organized crime,” Plant said. “I’m saying let’s put an end
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Zoos an archaic practice
Another exotic creature has died at the Greater Vancouver Zoo in Aldergrove. Jafari, a 12-year-old male giraffe, was found dead inside its barn on Nov. 3. It is the third giraffe to perish at the zoo, after Jafari’s mate Eleah, 23, and their male offspring, Amryn, 4, died last year. It’s not yet known what caused Jafari’s death, although initial necropsy results seem to rule out low body fat and cold temperatures, as some initially thought. The investigation continues. In each instance of the giraffes’ demise, public reaction has included sadness, concern, and in some cases, harsh criticism of the facility, which has had a disturbing string of deaths among its animal inhabitants over the past several years, including a hippo and four zebras. Negligence was not found to have been a factor in the deaths of the creatures. However, the fact of the matter is that exotic creatures found only in climates and countries vastly different than what exists here, are being imprisoned for the entertainment and “education” of people. It is an archaic practice that must come to an end. Species such as elephants, giraffes and big jungle cats are intended to roam across vast expanses of terrain. Education can no longer be used as an excuse to put them inside enclosures and cages, where they languish – and are ogled by people – until they die. Neither is it justification to say they were born in captivity. As long as zoos allow the animals to breed, the cycle will never end. The point is that wild animals don’t belong in zoos. Period. - Black Press
Salmon mystery far from solved
Tom Fletcher Before the 1,200-page, $25-million Cohen Commission report on the Fraser River sockeye salmon fishery slips beneath the waves, allow me to dip my toe into the river of data that has flowed by in the past three years. If your information on this hugely complex subject consisted of skimming a few news stories or watching protesters on TV, you will likely conclude what urban people have been indoctrinated with for years. The whole issue is salmon farms and whether they are bad or catastrophic. “Freeze new salmon farms on sockeye migration route: Cohen” said the headline on a Black Press report. Those who read past the
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headline would learn that Justice Bruce Cohen recommended a freeze on further salmon farms around the Discovery Islands group near Campbell River until 2020. It’s up to the industry to show by that time that the risk is “minimal,” or farms there should be shut down. A B.C. Salmon Farming Association spokesman said only nine of 70 B.C. salmon farms are in that area. There are no current applications for more. Let’s say you decide to plunge in, and download the full report from www.cohencommission.ca. If you go to Volume 2, page 102, you will see a series of graphs that show sockeye runs from rivers other than the Fraser, from Washington all the way up to Alaska. It’s not a pretty sight. From Washington up to the Central Coast, the Skeena, Nass and up to Yukon’s Klukshu and Alaska’s Alsek, most runs show a decline starting in the 1980s or early 1990s.
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This includes runs that migrate down the west side of Vancouver Island, away from salmon farms. Alaska doesn’t allow farms, preferring “ranching” – a strategy that floods the ocean habitat with millions of hatchery fish. These are
“The whole issue is salmon farms and whether they are bad or catastrophic.” commercially fished and marketed as “wild.” B.C.’s North Coast has never had salmon farms. The area has been subject to a moratorium since an NDP-controlled legislative committee gave its verdict on the problem in 2008. The popular villain in those days was sea lice. Skeena MLA Robin
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Austin chaired the committee that called for an end to open-pen salmon farms in five years. Thenagriculture minister Pat Bell approved one NDP recommendation, a moratorium on salmon farms in North Coast waters. This was after the Pacific Salmon Forum conducted its own four-year study, led by former fisheries minister John Fraser. Similar to Cohen, Fraser concluded that there is no simple answer to this complex problem. And they agreed that salmon farms don’t explain it. Cohen’s report makes it clear that the problem is far larger than could possibly be explained by salmon farms. How about logging impact? Cohen concludes after much testimony that stream protection has improved significantly during the time of observed sockeye decline. Impact from extra runoff due to pine beetle infestation couldn’t be evaluated. Poaching on the Fraser? Cohen
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didn’t get around to that. His biggest concern was climate change, warming sensitive river waters and affecting ocean conditions. During the Cohen commission hearings, the 2010 Fraser sockeye run came in gangbusters, with 35 million fish. One leading theory is that ash from an Alaska volcano fertilized the ocean, producing algae that supported more salmon feed. Could it be that salmon ranching from Alaska, Japan and elsewhere is simply depleting the food supply? That too is inconclusive. Finally, Tides Canada, a U.S. front group that diverts attention from U.S. salmon and oil tankers, spent $25,000 to publicize Cohen evidence. But only as it relates to B.C. salmon farms, and how bad they are. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com email@example.com
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Letters Hope Kal Tire was a trip saver
I had a great experience with the Kal Tire in Hope last Wednesday. If your vehicle was in line for a tire changeover and was delayed for half an hour, that was my fault. We were driving home to Quesnel and ironically had four snow tires fresh from a Craigslist purchase inside. I planned to put them on the winter rims waiting back in Quesnel. Well a flat tire coming off Highway 1 at Hope put an end to that! Nice
big sidewall gouge on the inside, likely from hunting last week, let go. It is a bit of a miracle that the tire didn’t self-destruct at highway speeds. Anyways, we pulled the flat off, put the spare (that was quite worn) on, in order to get us to a tire shop. Over to Kal Tire, knowing their first come, first serve policy, I wasn’t holding my breath. Needing to get home to Quesnel for work the next day didn’t leave much room to wait, especially with an infant and tod-
dler in the car. I spoke to Todd, explained the problem, only to hear it was going to be another two hour wait. I thanked him, but explained that I couldn’t wait that long, and needed to be home that night in Quesnel to work the next day. He clearly was torn, offering at least to re-torque the nuts on the spare. As he came out to the vehicle, he saw the girls and said, “I have kids too. I can’t send you up the No. 1 with no spare. Let me see what I can do.” He
took off, spoke to the manager, and had us in and out of there with a snow tire onto the rim in place of the destroyed one all in 20 minutes. So to Todd, Kudos. You were a trip saver, and your sympathy with my predicament was welcome, and I admit, unexpected. Hopefully the international language of thank you was understood in the box of Tim Horton’s brought back on our way out of town. Jonathan Lacerte
Raising money for Japan My name is Yoshikazu Nakauchi. Thank you for Canada’s help towards the rebuilding effort in Japan last year following the earthquake and tsunami disaster. We really appreciate it. I decided to come to Canada before the disaster happened and wanted to do something within my power to help. I went to the Tohoku region where the damage was greatest after the earthquake happened. I was born there and my family and friends are still living there. I found an organization in Japan that is working to commemorate the disaster in a unique way. Sakura Line 311 seeks to plant sakura (cherry blos-
som) trees in areas affected by the disaster. The line of trees will demarcate the reach of the deadly tsunami, to serve as a “living warning” for future generations, and to serve as a memorial to people who died. The Sakura line will put our mind at peace every spring. The group aims to eventually plant about 17,000 sakura trees, one every 10 metres, and the project is estimated to cost up to 100 million yen ($1.3 million) in total. I’m raising money for this project by bicycling across Canada from one end of the country to the other. For more information, visit http://yoshirolls.org/. Yoshikazu Nakauchi
In every war, civilians die or are wounded, displaced, starved, abused, or used as human shields. When bombs are dropped on a city they are not selective about whom they kill. When mines are laid, the mine does not care who steps on it and when a bullet is fired, it does not avoid the innocent. In all the wars we fight, the innocent die. It is a sad unfortunate fact of war and despite the best efforts of soldiers, it is a fact that will always be with us. I reflect on these often-forgotten casualties, and I make a point to remind people I talk to about their sacrifice. What haunts me is the children I saw during my time in Bosnia. Their faces were full of innocence and life, and they were struggling to make sense of the senseless destruction around them. The children are the
real victims of war. They can’t understand the geopolitics, the prejudice, the hate, or any other reason humans kill each other. All they know is their world becomes a dark scary place full of danger they could not possibly understand. When I look at my sons, I am so grateful for the country I live in and can raise my boys to appreciate. We as Canadians don’t understand what it is like to live in a place where
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Yoshikazu Nakauchi stopped in Hope last Thursday on his crossCanada ride to raise money for a Japanese project commemorating last year’s earthquake and tsunami disaster.
you cannot walk on the grass for fear of losing your foot or life to a land mine. We never worry about rival warlords, snipers, bombs, roadblocks, checkpoints, or firefights outside our doorsteps. We are in no danger of being ethnically cleansed. Last time I checked, our government wasn’t killing protesters. It is a select few of the population in whom the warrior spirit burns hot
enough to swear an oath, put on a uniform and stand a post. These men and women stand on guard for thee 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. They stand ready to fight on your behalf and lay down their own life to protect you and your freedoms. Do not take freedom for granted and always be thankful you live in a free, safe country. Mike Major
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Children are the real victims of war On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in the year 1918, the guns fell silent in what was known then as the Great War. One year later in the Commonwealth, the first Remembrance Day was observed. Since then, Canadians have gathered to observe two minutes of silence and remember. I am a veteran of the NATO peacekeeping mission in Bosnia. I still find it strange at the age of 31 to call myself a veteran, but I am one none the less. I don’t use Remembrance Day to remember, because I remember every day. Seeing the scars war leaves behind stays with you forever. I could not forget even if I tried. What I do on Remembrance Day is reflect on what has brought us to this point, and the true human cost of our freedoms.
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Clarity sought on mining policy AdvantageHOPE weighs in on Morrison Mine decision
Walter Strong Black Press
Pacific Booker Minerals Inc. (PBM) has made a second statement in response to the province’s refusal to issue an Environmental Assessment Certificate (EAC) for the Morrison Mine Project. In his Nov. 8, 2012 statement Erik Tornquist, PBM Chief Operating Officer, reiterated PBM’s
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position that it had met provincial assessment requirements for the project, even though on Oct. 1, 2012 the project was denied the required EAC they needed to proceed. Tornquist further stakes out PBM’s position that the proposed mine site does not fall within the Skeena River headwaters, and that PBM had satisfied both the concerns of the Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) and an independent third-party review concerning the dangers of the mine project to water and salmon habitat. The reverberations of the decision to deny the project an environmental certificate despite having cleared the hurdles of the EAO have been felt throughout the mining industry province-wide. AdvantageHOPE sent a letter to Premier Christy Clark and ministers Terry Lake and Rich Coleman to express concern over the uncertainty created by the circumstances of the decision to terminate the Morrison Mine project. The apparent contradiction between the EAO’s conclusions and the province’s negative decision will have a ‘potential chilling effect on investment,’ the letter claims. In his letter to the premier’s officer Tyler Mattheis, executive director of AdvantageHOPE, expressed concern that because positive assessment provided by the EAO was not enough to satisfy the province, the door has been left open ‘to speculation that this decision was
not science or research Tsimshian, Gitxsan, Gitanyow, Wet’suwe’ten, and based.’ “We don’t know why Lake Babine Nations. “Frankly, they underesthe ministers turned down the project,” Mat- timated us,” said Duiven. theis said. “We’re unsure “If you believe that First of the rules, and if we’re Nations resource manunsure of the rules, then agement doesn’t do real investors are unlikely to science it’s time to wake invest. We have heard of up.” The SFC was estabconcerns in the mining lished in commu1985 and nity.” has been M a t theis did “...if we’re unsure providing technical not want of the rules, then and sciento be speinvestors are tific mancific, but explained unlikely to invest.” a g e m e n t of Skeena that he had watershed heard from Tyler Mattheis fish reland tens o u r c e s . ure holders The SFC in the area that interest in mining in- includes the proposed site of the Morrison Mine vestment had cooled. Gavin Dirom, presi- within the Skeena waterdent and cheif executive shed as part of the broodofficer of the Association ing habitat for the interior for Mineral Exploration sockeye salmon fishery. According to Duiven, B.C., was less subtle in his assessment of the prov- the organization had a difficult time finding a inces’ decision. “The recent decision to place at the table during not issue an Environmen- the initial stages of the ental Assessment Certificate vironmental assessment, to Pacific Booker Min- but they were eventually erals for their Morrison recognized as legitimate copper-gold mine project stakeholders. A review does not appear to repre- of documents submitted sent a science-based deci- by the SFC to the EAO sion making process that shows a set of conclusions was transparent, logical or regarding the possible ill effects of Morrison mine clear,” he said. One person not per- project that were very difplexed by the province’s ferent from the concludecision is Mark Duiven, sions of the EAO. The conclusions of the deputy commissioner of the Skeena Fisheries SFC were so contrary to Commission (SFC) based the findings of the EAO in Kispiox B.C. The SFC that in the final months of is a fisheries research the environmental assessand conservation initia- ment, the Gitxsan Chiefs’ tive supported by First Office, and the Gitanyow Nations in the Skeena Hereditary Chiefs wrote Watershed, including the to the EAO to unequivo-
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cally express their position that the environmental assessment process had not adequately addressed their concerns as First Nations stakeholders. Glen Williams, chief negotiator for the Gitanyow Hereditary Chiefs wrote directly to minsters Terry Lake and Rich Coleman on Aug. 2, two months prior to their final decision to block the project. “We maintain that the EAO process has not discharged the Crown’s consultation obligation to us regarding the Morrison Mine Project,” wrote Williams. But the report released by the EAO never acknowledged the level of opposition that the local First Nations had to the project. According to Duiven, the disconnect between the findings of the EAO and the province’s decision to reject the proposal mirrors the disconnect between the province and its First Nations. “The single biggest problem we have in B.C. is the lack of a consistent and coherent policy with First Nations as it applies to mineral exploration and development,” said Duiven. “I don’t have a sense that there’s a coherent provincial policy regarding First Nations.” Ministers Terry Lake and Rich Coleman were responsible for the final decision. Their offices have been contacted for comment but no response was available at press time.
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The Fraser Canyon is mourning the loss of a local business owner who exemplified the meaning of giving back. Debra Trotter recently passed away at the age of 60 after losing her battle with acute leukemia and
pneumonia. She moved to the Canyon 10 years ago from Chilliwack and opened Elvis Rocks the Canyon Cafe. “Deb’s part in the operation of the Elvis restaurant was always a welcome haven to travelers, and a social gath-
ering spot for locals,” said Lloyd Forman, Boston Bar area director at the Fraser Valley Regional District. “No one will ever forget the major Elvis shows that were put on and the incredible displays in the restaurant. It will be a comfort to the family
to know that this was not the passing of an unknown, but a deeply missed part of the Fraser Canyon.” Trotter spent her life collecting Elvis memorabilia and enjoyed sharing stories with customers at her restaurant. She also hosted regular tribute concerts to raise funds for local community initiatives, including Cops for Cancer, children’s hospital, and the Boston Bar Food Bank. “She was the kind of
person that would give and didn’t like to receive anything,” said her son Gord. “If she had $20 in her pocket, she would give that $20 to somebody before she would spend money on herself.” Trotter’s husband Norm Pans will continue running Elvis Rocks the Canyon Cafe. A celebration of life is planned for next spring at the restaurant featuring performances by some of Trotter’s favourite Elvis impersonators.
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Boulder hits moving vehicle
Kerrie-Ann Schoenit Hope Standard
A Lytton family is lucky to be alive, after a large boulder crashed down in the Fraser Canyon. The mother and her two daughters were travelling northbound on Highway 1 near Hell’s Gate just after 9 a.m. on Nov. 7 when the boulder struck the front of their minivan. The highway was reduced to one lane for several hours as crews cleaned up the debris. No one was injured. “In the Lower Mainland, we’ve had boulders come down and depending on where they hit, it’s been a fatality. It’s really a timing issue,” said Corp. Robert Mc Donald, with Lower Mainland Traffic Services. “It’s a good reminder for people that winter conditions are hitting the mountains and to be prepared. You could be stuck for awhile out there, so it’s a good idea to have some food, blankets and chains when you go up in the mountains.”
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Local business owner honoured
Kerrie-Ann Schoenit Hope Standard
E & K Construction is being recognized for outstanding achievement at the British Columbia Aboriginal Business Awards later this month. Started 15 years ago as a small renovation business, E & K Construction has grown to employ up to 20 people during the peak season, many with a First Nations background. The business also receives a lot of work from its BC Hydro and Department of Fisheries contracts. “It’s a big honour to
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Evert Hope, owner of E & K Construction, is being recognized at the British Columbia Aboriginal Business Awards.
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“It’s something I’m not used to, but it’s re-
ally great. We’re always trying to better our company.” The business awards are presented by the B.C. Achievement Foundation, in partnership with the Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation. The goal of the annual program is to celebrate Aboriginal business excellence and showcase its positive impact on B.C.’s economic development. The award recipients will be honored at a special gala ceremony on Nov. 26 at the Hyatt Regency in Vancouver.
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Parents Forever: Is your family affected by substance abuse? Join an evening of hope with facilitator Frances Kenny. Learn the ways parents and family members can learn to cope with the day-today challenges of their loved one’s addiction and take back control of their own lives. Thursday, Nov. 15 Hope Library 1005 6th Ave. 6:30 p.m. 604-869-2313 firstname.lastname@example.org Diabetes Awareness: More than nine million Canadians live with diabetes, or pre-diabetes - a condition that if left untreated puts you at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Nurse practitioner Sue Lawrence will be on hand to answer questions or concerns about this serious condition. Thursday, Nov. 15, 10:30 a.m. Hope Library 1005 6th Ave. 604-869-2313 email@example.com
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Little Reader’s Theatre: Take part in an interactive preschool story time as we explore the use of props, puppets and books to tell and act stories. After the program go for a swim at the pool! This program is co-sponsored by Hope and District Cultural and Leisure Services. Nov. 28 10 a.m. Hope Library 1005 6th Ave. 604-869-2313 email@example.com
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Coquihalla Craft Fair: It’s the perfect time to start your holiday shopping and perhaps some holiday baking too. All money raised from table rentals goes to the Coquihalla Parent Advisory Council. Nov. 24 9 a.m. Coquihalla Elementary School 455 6th Ave. 604-860-4585 to_lynn85@hotmail. com
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Communities in Bloom volunteers Jon Nigh (left) and Victor Smith install the new Rick Hansen carving between Romanoâ€™s and the Catâ€™s Meow Toy Store on Wallace Street last Wednesday. The carving by Pete Ryan was made to commemorate the Man in Motion World Tour and the 25th Anniversary Relay, which came through Hope in May.
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A14 Hope Standard Wednesday, November 14, 2012
History in Hope Taken from the files of The Hope Standard
Street • Jo Anne Sowden is crowned Klondike Queen, taking over duties from retiring queen Leslie Brown • The Christ Church auxiliary celebrates 50 years • Three young Vancouver hunters are sent to Fraser Canyon Hospital following a three-car collision less than a mile north of the Hell’s Gate tunnel • Fraser Canyon School District trustees announce plans to hold a referendum on the extension of present school facilities to accommodate increasing student enrolment
sanitary sewer outfall at Rupert Street into the Fraser River • Local teachers agree to a new contract giving them a 9.011 per cent pay increase • Town council considers a drive-in and motel for Hope-Princeton Way
Local businesses steer economic development
AdvantageHOPE will assessment causes a premove forward in 2013 dictable rise in their taxes. with new board direc- Our neighbours in the NOVEMBER 1952 tors Ruby Rempel (vice- Fraser Valley, Okanagan, • Paul Kelly of Yale is charged chair), Peter Scherle, and and throughout the provwith theft of four gallons of Laurie French. These ince already utilize this anti-freeze and three drums dynamic individuals will too – we must ensure we of gasoline from Highway complement our return- remain competitive in this Construction ing directors realm. NOVEMBER 1982 • Village readies Memorial Wes Bergmann 2. A clean (chair), Cathy energy project • The school district supports Park grounds for spring garden Harry (secrein construction a traffic safety program, development tary-treasurer), planning stages. sponsored by the local Rotary • The Board of Trade office Peter Robb, Many of you Club, for Hope Secondary building next to community Scott Medlock, know my pas• The Foreign Investment hall gets a cement slab Tammy Shields, sion for natural Review Agency approves a foundation Don Wiens, gas as a trans10-year US$6 million loan by • Norah Scott is chosen and Gordon portation fuel. State Farm Mutual Automobile ahead of 38 other applicants as Younie. Our Tyler I am confident Insurance Co. of Bloomington, secretary of the British Empire team looks forthat with proIllinois to Carolin Mines Ltd. Games Society ward to tackling Mattheis gressive proNOVEMBER 1972 • Hope RCMP were kept • An American firm agrees the challenges vincial policy, a that face our organization local tax incentive like that • Masonry work begins on busy when icy roads caused to help finance exploration and our community in the above, and our natural adwork on a Pacific Nickel Mines the new junior secondary 28 accidents over a three-day New Year. In crafting our vantages with respect to school, which when completed period, resulting in 15 people Ltd. property near Hope 2013 work plan, we intend transportation and logis• You could buy family will have 10,000 sq. ft. of injured and total damage to to focus on tasks and goals tics, we can build off our health insurance for 11 cents floor space and consist of 10 vehicles estimated at $87,000 that we are deeply pas- lobbying efforts of 2012 to classrooms for Grade 7 and 8 • Scarlet fever strikes a day sionate about, have the entice a CNG/LNG prostudents Boston Bar children, with ability to be best in the vider to Hope. • Mayor Roy Corbett six confirmed and 10 suspect NOVEMBER 1962 world at, and are key to 3. A business reloca• A Bralorne miner kills officially opens Overwaitea’s cases reported our economic engine. tion or expansion in Hope • The sheriff ’s office building himself and his 19-year-old modern new food market at The next work plan caused specifically by our will be crafted as a group, efforts. AdvantageHOPE wife in the driveway of her the corner of Third Avenue in Rambo: First Blood officially however I will be bringing is proud to see 43 new opens as a new seniors’ drop-in parents Silver Creek home and Fort Street these four priorities to our business licenses issued in • The provincial government centre when he sets of a huge planning sessions later Hope so far this year, and announces that $2 minimum • Minister Tom Waterland dynamite explosion in his car this month. we know that our actions designates 604,998 hectares • Stan Wood opens a new wage will take effect Dec. 4 1. Implemented tax de- contributed to some of • The Town of Hope applies from Boston Bar to Harrison jewelry store in the space ferral bylaw. A tax deferral these business decisions. formerly occupied by Fred for a pollution control permit Lake as Dewdney Provincial bylaw will allow new in- To date, however, our acJ. Green Agency on Wallace to construct a new emergency Forest vestments to realize prof- tions have not been the its before a rising property primary driving force behind a business decision to move to Hope. 4. A clear and wellmarketed community brand, propelled by multiple agencies - Already well on its way, an implemented brand is critical to co-ordinate the many efforts from service clubs, government, private business, the Chamber of Commerce, and AdvantageHOPE. Each of our efforts can then combine Construction of the new Interior to Lower Mainland (ILM) transmission line is to allow a new business INTERIOR TO LOWER MAINLAND TRANSMISSION PROJECT underway. Current activities are focused on: person, a visiting tourist, or a critical investor to be Nicola • Access road improvements Lytton Merritt Pemberton Substation influenced on multiple • Vegetation and tree clearing along the right-of-way levels, be it from a cofWhistler • Tower foundation installation fee shop barista’s positive comment about the Access to some recreational trails along the right-of-way may be restricted at times community, an ad in an during the completion of this work. investment magazine, a Cheekye Substation Squamish Harrison realtor’s welcome to a new BRITISH COLUMBIA Lake The new 247 kilometre, 500 kilovolt transmission line, will mostly parallel an existing resident, or the service rePitt Meadows 500 kilovolt transmission line between the Nicola Substation near Merritt and the Maple Ridge ceived while purchasing a Yale Coquitlam Harrison Meridian Substation on Westwood Plateau in Coquitlam. The ILM project is planned to new dog license at district Hot Springs Meridian Hope Substation be in-service by January 2015. hall. With everyone readKent Fraser River ing from the same book, Mission Chilliwack Ingledow The ILM project will expand the capacity of the transmission system that brings power Langley each of our small individSubstation Abbotsford Surrey from generation sources in the North and Southern Interior so that BC Hydro can ual efforts will accumuNEW ROUTE ALIGNMENT late to build momentum, Clayburn continue to deliver clean and reliable energy to homes and businesses in the Lower EXISTING 500 KV CIRCUITS Substation interest, and lasting ecoMainland and Vancouver Island. nomic change. 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On Nov. 1, AdvantageHOPE held its second AGM where our accomplishments this year were reviewed and new directors appointed to continue the momentum of our society. An AGM is a pivotal organizational moment in which an analysis of the accomplishments and trajectory of the past informs a clearer understanding of both the current situation and a logical future. Our next step is to turn discussion into a structured 2013 work plan, which will occur at our strategic planning session in November. Looking back, the 2012 work plan was ambitious. Many objectives have been achieved such as real estate marketing, lobbying for provincial signage, and regular outreach to potential investors. Some priorities remain unfulfilled such as wayfinding signage and promoting the concept of a local investment syndication. In some cases, unforeseen activities took priority over planned goals - such as the electric vehicle charging station, the PNP program I spoke of last month, and advocacy of the Flying J truck stop in Silver Creek.
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Hope Standard Wednesday, November 14, 2012 A15
Sports Hope basketball teams ready for new season Barry Stewart Hope Standard
BARRY STEWART / THE STANDARD
Dribbling a basketball while catching and tossing a tennis ball is a great way for Brandon Stewart and his teammates to increase their ball handling skills. Hope Secondary is fielding five basketball teams this season and hosting the C.E. Barry girls’ team for their home games.
ball competitively,” explained the coach. “This year is looking more promising, with the team developing greater skill and understanding of the game. We’re looking forward to our first game in late November.”
With the high level of interest in girls’ basketball, the school is also fielding a Grade 8 team, coached by teacher Dawn Friesen. She and senior girls coach Tammy Nazarchuk were unavailable by press time.
Jason Fisher, who shares vice principal duties with Nazarchuk, is coaching the senior boys team this season — and he’s borrowing an old trick from retired sciences teacher Rick Piechotta: tennis balls.
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The Hope Mustangs floor is taking a daily pounding, as five basketball teams get ready for the coming season. Add the C.E. Barry Grade 7 girls and it makes six teams using the Hope Secondary floor. There is no Grade 7 boys’ team this year. “The Grade 7 girls have already started their season,” said HSS athletics director Alicia Dubois. “Ron MacDonald is their coach. They’ve got at least 10 teams in their league and they play their home games in our gym. “On Nov. 20, Rosedale Middle and Chilliwack Middle are here for a triple header. Hope will play both teams, and they’ll play each other. Then on Dec. 4, G.W. Graham and A.D. Rundle will be here.” For the high school teams, the coaching is a mix of school staff and community volunteers. Jake Giles, the youth-and-children’s pastor at Grace Baptist Church has taken on the Grade 8-9 boys’ team, while Grace’s senior pastor Jeff Kuhn is back for his sixth year of coaching — this time, with the Grade 9 girls. Like Kuhn, Giles grew up south of the border. “I grew up in Dallas, Texas,” said Giles. “I went to school in Chicago and lived most recently in east Tennessee. “I’m very excited to have the opportunity to coach this year,” he added. “My last coaching stint was a couple of years ago in Dallas, where I coached seventh grade boys. Besides that, I’ve coached a few elementary-aged teams and led some summer training camps. “I’m really excited about our team. We have some guys with experience, as well as some guys who are getting out on the floor for the first time. So far, our practices have shown me that our guys are willing to work hard and play together.” Kuhn is getting assistance from Janelle Brouwer and his daughter Madison. “After a tough series of tryouts we have solidified the team with 10 girls,” said Kuhn. “They’re working very hard and are quickly shaping into a tight team.” He worked with the girls in Grade 8 and has moved up a notch with them. “Last year was a tough year, as — for many of our girls — it was the first year they had played basket-
He has a boxful of them. Practicing with a partner, one player dribbles a basketball down the floor, while the partner (walking backward) gently tosses a tennis ball for the dribbler to catch and throw with the free hand. Gum chewing is optional. “The work we do with the tennis balls is designed to improve handeye coordination, as well as working on keeping the head up while dribbling,” explained Fisher. “Some of the athletes are already quite good at it, as they have been doing this for a few years now.” It’s a fairly young team, with only Nathan Polomark, Akshay Davesar, Travis Herrling and Kaine Coghill in the grad class. It’s a fairly low-altitude team, too, with only a few players pushing past the sixfoot mark. “The last time I coached the senior boys, we were in the same situation” said coach Fisher. “We played a 4-and-1 offence that time and will be running a similar offence again this season. “The players I have on the inside don’t have as much basketball experience, but are athletic and are committed to improving. [Assistant coach] Ivan Marlatt and I will be working closely with them to improve their post play this season.” “I’m really pleased with the number of athletes that showed up for tryouts this year, given the low numbers last year,” said Fisher. “With the number of Grade 10 and 11 athletes in the program now, it should bode well for the future of boys’ basketball at HSS. It’s also exciting to see an enthusiastic and knowledgeable coach taking on the junior boys’ program this year.” The boys start their season on the road, with a tournament at Meadowridge School on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 and the girls host their annual tournament on Dec. 14 and 15. Dubois said that reduced enrolment has allowed the senior teams to register as single-A teams this year. The boys’ league has four teams and the girls’ six. “Both teams start their seasons on the road and they don’t have their first home league game until Jan. 15, when they host Unity Christian,” said Dubois. “It’s just the way the schedule worked out — but after that, all of the games are at home.”
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BELLAMEY, Ernest (Ernie) Ernie passed away peacefully on Sept. 12, 2012 at the age of 73. He is survived by his sisters: Edna Israel, Dot Johnson and Jean Booth and numerous nieces and nephews. A celebration of Ernieâ€™s life will be held at the Hope Legion on Nov. 24, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Legion of your choice in memory of Ernie. The family would like to thank the staff of the Fraser Hope Lodge and Dr. Greggain.
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BIG BUILDING SALE...”THIS IS A CLEARANCE YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS!” 20X20 $3,985. 25X24 $4,595. 30X36 $6,859. 35X48 $11,200. 40X52 $13,100. 47X76 $18,265 One End wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422. www.pioneersteel.ca. ChillSpot is The COOLEST Dog Bed-A new and innovative, thermodynamically cooled dog bed, that enhances the cool tile surfaces our pets rely on during the warm weather months. www.chillspot.biz
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566 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS KEYBOARD, Yamaha TSA1500, cd ROM and manuals, like new, sell for $500. (604)824-1903
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Tree removal done RIGHT! • Tree & Stump Removal • Certiﬁed Arborists • 20 yrs exp. • 60’ Bucket Truck • Crown Reduction • Spiral Pruning • Land Clearing • Selective Logging ~ Fully Insured • Best Rates ~
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FRASER CANYON GLASS, for all your glass repairs, windshields domestic & imports. (604)869-9514
AMERICAN COCKER Vet ✔, cuddly, family raised, paper trained. Exc pet! $700. 604-823-4393 Chwk. CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866
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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 POMERANIAN - 2 months old, black w/ a touch of white. 1st shot, vet checked. $550 (604)941-2959 PRESA Canario / Pitt Bull puppies, 2 male, 2 fem. 1st shots/dewormed Ready to go. $400. 778-861-4147
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MINI SCHNAUZER pups. 1st shots, dewormed, tails docked, vet ✓ $750/ea. Call 604-657-2915.
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RENTALS 733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS HOPE
Coquihalla Courts 1030 3rd Ave. 2 Bdrm apt. $650 1 Bdrm apt. $575 F/S, coin laund, cable incl., secure prkg. Avail Now.
In a 55+ community in Hope. Mobile homes for sale 2 bedrooms from $14,000 to a brand new one for $74,000. 2- Vacant pads for rents.
Call Gordon 604-240-3464
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Coquihalla Courts 1030 3rd Ave. 2 Bdrm apt. $650 F/S, coin laund, cable incl., secure prkg. Avail Now. Ross Fullbrook Royal LePage 604-792-0077
YALE, WOW 395K- 3+ acres, 2 houses, 600 ft Fraser River frt. 2 hrs from Vanc. Dan (604)860-3454
HOPE, 1 bdrm apt., newer, $600/ mon., includes hot water, N/S. Avail now. Call 1 (604)794-7132 or 604819-6122 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, 2 bdrm + loft, 2 full bathrooms, 5 appliances, gas fireplace, $890. On Scott Dr. Call (604)8604953
Large 2 bdrm apt., oak kitchen, gas fireplace, adult oriented, n/p, resident caretaker. $795/mo. Avail. Nov 1. 604-860-4559 709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL
Adult complex, fridge, stove, N/P, drapes, laundry facilities. Ref’s req’d.
604-869-1212 or 604-869-2139 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 Ref’s req. Avail now. Call (604)869-6599 or (604)796-0069
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HOMES FOR RENT
HOPE, Retail Space available, 591 Wallace, 3 units + storage shed starting at $400/mon +hst, incl heat, water & garbage. Call Rob @ 604869-9763
AGASSIZ IMMEDIATE 1/2 Duplex. 3 bdrm 2 1/2 bath, carport, 2 level. stove, fridge & dw. Small single pet ok, no smoking. $1050 month. Karen at 604-855-9292 HOPE, 1 bdrm duplex, avail Nov 1, N/P, N/S, Adult only. Call (604)8692628 after 6.
733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS Hope, 2 bdrm trailer on farm. fenced yard & garden, subject to security check, $720/m. Small pet ok. 1 (778)883-6654 HOPE
For sale or for rent, in a 55+ community a 2 bedroom manufactured home. Better than an apartment. No noisy neighbours. For rent only a double wide home with 2 bedrooms and a den. References, criminal background check. One small pet OK under 20 lbs, N/S. Call for appointment. Now accepting applications.
ANSWERS FOR NOVEMBER 7 CROSSWORD PUZZLE
1996 FORD CONTOUR 4dr auto fully loaded ST#305 THIS WEEK $999 1994 MAZDA PROTEGE 4dr sdn auto low km st#314 $1495 1996 PONTIAC SUNFIRE 4dr sedan Aircared st#310 $1495
1995 FORD EXPLORER 2dr 4X4 5spd 5 pass Aircared ST#299 $2495 1999 PONTIAC TRANSPORT van 7 pgr low km ST#281 THIS WEEK $2299 2000 DODGE NEON 4DR auto sunroof, runs good ST#147 $2995 2002 PONTIAC SUNFIRE 4dr auto st#195 $2995 1999 TOYOTA COROLLA 4dr sedan fully loaded ST#303 $3495 2000 HONDA CIVIC 4dr auto sedan ST#169 $3495 2000 TOYOTA COROLLA 4dr auto sdn a/c runs good st#302 $3500 2002 PONTIAC GRAND AM 4dr sdn auto Aircare low km st#313 $3800 1997 NISSAN PATHFINDER 4dr auto 4X4 runs good ST#221 $3900 1994 CHEV CAMARO black, auto T-Top low kms 178K ST#279 $4,800 2005 PONTIAC GRAND AM 4dr auto AirCrae ST#276 $4900 2007 PONTIAC MONTANNA 7pgr Van runs good no accidents ST#312 $6900 2006 DODGE MAGNUM 4dr wagon auto fully loaded ST#106 $6900 2007 FORD FUSION 4DR auto fully loaded ST#250 $7495
743 PROPERTY MANAGEMENT HOMES FOR RENT
Rental Housing Conference, Thurs. & Fri. Nov. 22nd & 23rd Bear Mountain Resort, Victoria. Mini-workshops for Residential Landlords & Managers. • Hoarding • Tenant Selection • Insurance • Financing • Income Tax • Energy-Efficiency • Bedbugs More information visit: romsbc.com/prhc.php. To register, call: 1.888.330.6707
HOPE, 2 bdrm trailer on farm in Hope, suitable for quiet couple, fenced yard, sm pets OK, security check req. $720/mo. Call 778-8836654 HOPE, 2 bedroom, $850/mon. Avail. immediately. Ref. & DD Req’d. Call 1-604-795-1433 HOPE, 3bdrm home with view for rent, avail after Dec 1, all appliances, large fenced yard, $900/mo, N/S. Call 778-991-3577 HOPE
3 BDRM TOWNHOUSE 1 1/2 baths, newly reno’d, fenced backyard, 4 appl., Attached storage area. Incl. heat
NO PETS! No Smoking 604-869-9402 or 604-869-1432 HOPE, 4 bdrm, 2 baths, 2 levels, 5 appliances, private backyard. $1200/mo. +util. avail. immed D.D. Required. Call 1-604-721-4819. HOPE, 4 bdrm, 4 appl. garage, walking distance to schools, NS, NP, references & damage deposit required. $900/mon. Avail. now. 604-869-3130 or 604-795-1524 HOPE, 4 bdrm riverfront home, w/ or w/out furniture, 2 1/2 bath, very nice home, ref’s a must. $1200/mo Call 604-803-7017 or 604-537-0614 Hope, 535 Queens St. 3 bdrm, 2 bath, 5 appl, garage, wood f/p, pets negot. Avail. Nov. 15, $1000/m Ross Fullbrook, Royal Lepage, 604792-0077
HOPE. Room for rent, wireless & cable access, laundry, unfurnished. $400/mo. Ref’s needed. Call (604)750-8422
HOPE, 1 bdrm & den suite, ensuite, laundry, sep. entrance, suits one quiet person. Ref’s req. $650 incl utilities. Call (604)860-0677 HOPE, 3 bdrm suite, on private acreage, sunny location with lots of outdoor opportunities, covered parking, $600/mon., horse paddocks on property. Avail Dec 1. Call (604)869-9990
HOPE AUTO BODY, complete collision repair & restoration. www.hopeautobody.ca Call (604)869-5244
HOPE, 2 bdrm, 2 bath townhouse on Scott Dr., 5 appl., $780 per mo. Avail now. Call (604)860-4953
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KAWKAWA LAKE, 3 bdrm home, stunning views of lake, floor to ceiling reno’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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821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 2000 SUBARU OUTBACK, wagon, good snow tires, brakes 80/60%, new timing, 182,km, $4200 obo. Call (604)860-0677
NOW - NEW 8 week courses covering small engine, snowmobile, quad or marine outboard repair. Take one course or all - fit your interest and your timeline. GPRC Fairview campus. Affordable residences. 1-888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca. REV UP YOUR ENGINE. Now gain 1st and 2nd year Apprenticeship Motorcycle Mechanic skills. GPRC Fairview campus. Hands-on training - street, off-road, dual sport bikes. Write AB MCM exams - gain 320 hours credit. 1-888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca. THE ONE - THE ONLY authorized Harley-Davidson technician training program in all of Canada. You’ll work on all types of HD bikes. Quality instruction and state-of-theart training aids. GPRC Fairview Campus, Fairview Alberta. 1-888-999-7882.
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2010 VENZA: Like new, only 20,000 kms, fully loaded, automatic, 6 cylinder, dvd system. $22,800. 604-575-5555.
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KEY TRACK AUTO SALES CARS & VANS:
COQUIHALLA MOTEL, 1 bdrm suites, monthly basis. Apply at the office with good references. 724 Old Hope Princeton Way or call (604)869-3572
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. $1000/m. Call Ross Fullbrook, Royal LePage, (604)7920077
SILVER CREEK, 19889 Silver Hope Rd, 2 bdrm, lovely ranch house with a beautiful 1/2 acre lot, cedar fenced, 2 car garage w/ shop. $990/mo util. included. Avail Dec 1. Call 1 (604)588-1516 or 604-9701124
HOPE, Newly reno’d commercial storefront in centre of town for rent or lease, 1200 sq ft, avail immed. Further reno’s to suite negotiable. Call 1-604-505-1077 or 1-604-2677473
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HOPE, Silver Hope Mobile Park. Cabin, Mobile homes, and R/V pads for monthly rentals, cable included. Call (604)869-1203
SCRAP CARS & METALS - CA$H for CARS Up to $300. No Wheels - No Problem! Friendly & Professional Service. Servicing the Fraser Valley 1-855-771-2855
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TRUCKS & VANS
2003 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN Sport-4 dr. auto, 7 pass. loaded, exc. cond. new brakes, air care, new windshield$3650 604.556.4242
TRUCKS THIS WEEK: 1997 CHEV P/U EXT CAB 5 spd short box V6 runs good st#229 $2495 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 $10,900 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 $11,900 2007 FORD F150 supercab cre XLT 4X4 auto fuel loaded ST#273 $13,900 2005 FORD F250 CREW cab Lariat leather diesel 4X4 auto ST#246 $13,900 2006 FORD F350 XLT crew cab diesel 4X4 auto long box ST#283 $13,900 2006 FORD F350 XLT CREW cab diesel 4X4 auto long box runs good ST#309 $14,900 2006 FORD F350 XLT quad cab 4X4 auto diesel only 156K st#17 $15,900 2006 FORD F350 XLT crew cab diesel 4X4 auto long box only 160Km st#310 $15,900 2006 FORD F350 XLT crew cab diesel 4X4 auto full loaded long box st#311 $15,900 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 F350 LARIAT crew cab diesel 4X4 auto short box ST#275 $18,900
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WAREHOUSE LIEN ACT Whereas Todd Berg and Gail Hurley of 250 Davis Crescent, Aldergrove, B.C., is indebted to Blue Lake Resort Ltd. for the sum of $4,275.00 for Rental of site and storage of trailer for Dec 1, 2010 to June 30, 2012 @$225 per month, plus publication of this notice, on a fifth wheel trailer, (Citation travel trailer, year 1988, VIN 2GLBC52J7J7005212) and the said sum ought to have been paid and have not been paid, notice is hereby given that on the 1st day of December 2012, a date not less than 14 days after the first publication of this notice at 1:00 o’clock in the afternoon the vehicle will be sold. Bids on the aforementioned vehicle will be received by the office of Blue Lake Resort Ltd. 61798 Blue Lake Road, Boston Bar, BC V0K 1C0 up to 1:00 pm on December 1, 2012. The trailer may be inspected at the above mentioned address for Blue Lake Resort. Dated at the District of Langley, Province of British Columbia this 7th day of November, 2012.
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