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Man mugged in broad daylight BARRY COULTER

A daylight attack for pocket change in Cranbrook has left a man bruised and sore, but otherwise all right. His attacker, however, is still at large. A man, who requested anonymity because the attacker is still at large, told the Townsman that his father-inlaw, 74, was walking to the grocery store down 4th Street North at about 5:15 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 29, and was near Joseph Creek behind Save-On when his assailant approached him. “He asked my father-in-law what his name was,” the man said. “When he answered, the guy started beating him up.” The man said the attacker knocked his father-in-law to the ground, continued punching and kicking him, then started going through his victim’s pockets. At that point a car stopped, the man said, and though the driver didn’t

get out, the father-in-law got the chance to flee. “He ran to the nearest house and knocked on the door,” the man said. “An elderly man answered, but didn’t let him in.” But the attacker had come in pursuit, and continued the beating right on the steps of the house. The resident called the police, who were there within two minutes, the man said, but by that time the attacker had fled. “It was a brutal attack,” the man said. “And he got maybe a couple of bucks.” His father-in-law has a black eye and is feeling sore, but he got a description of his attacker — about six feet tall, a male caucasian, around 35 years of age. He was unshaven, with dark hair and wearing a dark jacket. Anyone with information on this attack should call the RCMP at 250489-3471.

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When Tia met Lisa

How Big Brothers Big Sisters changed the lives of educator Lisa Costain and Grade 7 student Tia Poirier in this first in a feature series on mentors SALLY MACDONALD Townsman Staff

It’s a big un! SALLY MACDONALD PHOTO

A Wild Book was captured at Max’s Place in downtown Cranbrook on Monday, January 28. It was the launch of the Wild Books: Catch and Release, a free book exchange program swarming over the community to mark Family Literacy Week. Pictured, left to right: Max’s owner Lisa Barnes, Cranbrook chief librarian Ursula Brigl, Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy coordinator Katherine Hough, and Cranbrook Councillor Sharon Cross. See Page 3 for more.

Tia Poirier was facing hard times when she was first paired up with her Big Sister, Lisa Costain. The 12-year-old McKim Middle School student was being bullied at school almost every day. “I’ve been bullied since the first day of kindergarten,” Tia says. Late in 2011, Tia joined Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) as a Little Sister, after teachers at her school suggested she get involved. It was not long after Kimberley resident Lisa Costain signed on with the organization as a Big Sister. Lisa heard a speech by academic Dr. Martin Brokenleg in which he said the most important factor for a young person’s future is the influence of a supporting adult. “I thought: that’s so simple. I could do that,” says Lisa. The pair first met up in December 2011 at a Kimberley cafe, along with

BBBS executive director Dana Osiowy. “She went over what the expectations are, things like that,” says Lisa. “We made goals, like to meet other people, and do new things that we hadn’t done before,” adds Tia. Having someone new to talk to was an instant improvement for the Grade 7 student. “My life was really happier when I got my Big Sister. I got a new friend. I love hanging out with Lisa,” says Tia. Tia had long faced bullies at school, who would tease her and spread rumours about her. In Grade 3, Tia was physically attacked at least twice. Her mother, Nicole, spoke to the school about it, but it never helped for long, Tia remembers. “The school dealt with some of the kids, but they kept on doing it after they said they wouldn’t do it anymore.”

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Catch and release books ‘in the wild’ Find a Wild Book around Cranbrook and it’s yours to read then pass on, in an initiative to promote literacy Sally MacDonald Townsman Staff

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The Ladies Auxiliary to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 24 has given the Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library funds to purchase a giraffe animal cushion for the Children’s Library. These cushions are a big hit with the younger children as they love to sprawl out on them during Story Time. Pictured left to right: Ursula Boy (Director of the Friends), Deanne Perreault (Children’s Librarian), Barbara Desjardin (President of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Legion).

There’s out there right now. Lurking in the shadows, prowling around when you aren’t looking. In fact, you could be sitting beside one right now and not even know it. We’re talking about Wild Books, of course, a new initiative that launched free books into public spaces in Cranbrook to be “caught”, read and enjoyed by anyone, then “released” once more into the community. On Monday, January 28, the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy, in collaboration with the Cranbrook Public Library, released five free books at Max’s Place on 10th Avenue in downtown Cranbrook. Each book contains a bookmark and a sticker, ex-

plaining that they are part of the Wild Books initiative. “Keep your eyes peeled for the Wild Books label on a seemingly discarded book at a coffee shop, grocery store, park bench... you get the idea. If you find one, pick it up – it’s there for you! Then, take it home and read it. When you’re done reading, release the book back into the wild (anywhere you want),” said Katherine Hough, Cranbrook community literacy coordinator for Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL). You can even release your own books into the wild if you want to share a favourite with the community. Wild Books labels and bookmarks can be picked up at the Cranbrook Public Li-

brary, which is partnering with CBAL to celebrate Family Literacy Day on January 27. “It doesn’t have to have a library bar code on it to be valuable to us,” said chief librarian Ursula Brigl. “We just want to see people reading.” There is even a blog where you can follow and add to the journey of Cranbrook’s Wild Books: visit www.cbal. org/wild-books. “Literacy builds self-confidence,” said Hough. “People who are literate are more involved in their communities, have better health and better team-building skills.” For more information, phone 250-4172896 or email wildbooks@cbal.org.

Grade 9 students at Laurie Middle School learn the history of Aboriginal people Submit ted by Mary Elliot t

As part of the Grade 9 Social Studies curriculum, Mrs. Julie Bradford, a Social Studies’ teacher at Laurie Middle School, has provided her students with an in-depth understanding of the history of Aboriginal people and their struggles. With the help of Joe Pierre (Enhancement Agreement Facilitator of School District 5) and Gordie Sebastian (Ktunaxa person and tour guide of the St. Eugene Mission, currently the St. Eugene Golf Resort and Casino), the students were given background knowledge about residential schools and the impact they’ve had on Aboriginal people and their families. Mr. Pierre presented the students with a powerful presentation on the nature and the purpose of residential schools and how the long-term impact of these schools affected many generations of the Aboriginal people. A documentary of the St. Eugene Mission called “Survivors

of the Red Brick School House” was shown to the students. This provided insightful discussion in class. This presentation was followed by a tour of the residential school on the St. Mary’s Reserve, once known as the St. Eugene Mission. Mr. Gordie Sebastian shared personal stories of his own experience as a young boy attending the school and the accounts of the other family members who attended. The original brick from the school forms the hallways of the hotel and memories of the students who attended are depicted on pictures hung on the wall of the building. The tour by Mr. Sebastian is an eye-opening experience for the students that will remain with them for years to come. Thank you to Mrs. Bradford for exposing students at Laurie Middle School to the history of the Aboriginal peoples who are an integral part of our society.

Joe Pierre discusses the history of the Aboriginal People in Mrs. Bradford’s Social Studies 9 class.

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Speak up if you are bullied, student says Continued from page 1 Lisa knew that Tia was struggling at school. “When I asked how school was, she would say, people are bullying me. But I don’t think we had a lot of conversations too in-depth about it,” recalls Lisa. That all changed, ironically, on Pink Shirt Day last year – February 29, 2012, a national day of action against bullying. “I went to school that day but I forgot to wear pink, like we were supposed to. And I got bullied that day. I came home crying. My mom said: this has to stop,” tells Tia. She suggested to her mom that she make a video chronicling her experience. Together, they sat down and wrote Tia’s story on large white cards with permanent markers. Then, Tia sat in front of a video camera and held up card after card explaining how bullies have hurt her. As soon as the video was finished, Tia says she felt a weight lift off her shoulders. Her mother let the emotionally exhausted girl have the following day off school, and treated her to a session at a salon. Two days later, Tia went back to school and met with her teachers. Some of her bullies apologized in meetings with teachers; others did it privately. And this time, the lesson stuck. “Everything was better at school,” Tia remembers. “A lot of those people who bullied me are now my friends.”

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The video was seen by thousands of people on Nicole Poirier’s Facebook page and on Youtube, with 6,000 views being registered in the first six hours. “My mum said there are videos out there and a lot of people have got bad comments about it. I knew there would still be good comments, so I would be fine,” says Tia, adding that only one or two comments were negative. While Tia is still attending the same school, she said her experience there feels different now, and there is less bullying in the school these days. “(The bullies) didn’t realize they were affecting some people, how it could make them feel. If it builds up on them too much, really bad things could happen,” says Tia. She urges other young adults who are being bullied at school to take action. “Stand up for yourself. Do something about it before things get worse. Tell a parent or do what I did,” she suggests. Having Lisa as a Big Sister at that difficult time made it easier for Tia to speak out, she says. “Big Brothers Big Sisters helped me be able to know, okay, I can connect with people about these things, me being bullied, and I can be understood, rather than people taking me the wrong way.” Lisa said she felt conflicted watching Tia’s video for the first time: she was proud of her bravery, but upset that Tia had been through so much. “I am really impressed with Tia’s courage and her ability to put herself out there, exposing herself in such a way that a lot of people wouldn’t have the courage to do. At the time, I felt sadness that Tia was experiencing that. It was so painful that she did have to go to that measure to get it out there,” says Lisa. Since then, Tia and Lisa have been meeting once a week, usually on

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Tia Poirier (left) and Lisa Costain have been supporting each other through some tough times as Little and Big Sister for over a year.

This screengrab taken from Tia’s February 2012 video shows how the 12-year-old spoke up about the bullying she was submitted to. weekends, to spend time together and enjoy common interests such as painting, live music and movies. “We do a big variety of things. It’s good for both of us: we get to try a bunch of different things,” says Lisa. Lisa and Tia are opening up about their experiences to mark the 100th anniversary of Big Brothers Big Sisters in Canada. A year of celebrations is planned across the country, recognizing the role of mentors in everyone’s life. “One of the big things we are doing right now is encouraging the community conversation about mentoring, through what we are calling ‘The Big Shout Out’. This is a campaign where we will have community members,

stakeholders and celebrities giving a shout out to their mentors,” explains Osiowy. “We hope to achieve a significant relief to the number of kids we have on our waiting list. Talking about mentoring and the power of an hour a week in a child’s life is something we can’t wait to bring to more adults’ lives.” The local chapter started in 1977 and has grown to more than 100 partnerships between Bigs and Littles. Lisa and Tia are the first of several pairs whose experiences are inspiring, said Osiowy. “Tia and Lisa are a great example of mentoring because they know the power of fun. It is really important to be able to share their lives together – it gives Lisa a chance to be a kid again

and do more fun stuff and have a cool kid to do it with.” Dana says Tia’s courage in making the video was inspiring to see. “I felt so heartbroken that we have so many young people who feel marginalized, and yet I also felt like we were helping young people like Tia to have an important support network of adults who are not just parents,” explains Osiowy. “It is so amazing that we have Lisa involved who is someone that Tia can talk to about everything – I wish every child had a cool adult who isn’t their parent who they could rely on.” Stay tuned to the Townsman for more stories about powerful mentoring relationships to mark BBBS’ 100-year celebrations.


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Skiers stranded for an hour after Fernie lift fails Angel a Treharne Fernie Free Press

It was the perfect day for powder hounds at Fernie Alpine Resort yesterday, but for a few guests who had to be evacuated from a broken down lift, it wasn’t all endless powder runs. The Great Bear Express lift, a high speed quad, experienced a mechanical failure

Sunday morning, when over half of the chairs had guests on them. After about half an hour, Fernie Alpine Resort staff began to unload the chairs using their unload evacuation plan, lowering guests one-by-one on a harness attached to a rope strung over the lift cable. After a few guests were

unloaded, mechanics were able to get the lift moving slowly so the rest of the guests could unload normally at the top. The lift was then closed for the rest of the day. Matt Mosteller, Vice President, Marketing and Sales at 
Resorts of the Canadian Rockies, said the maintenance team had been work-

NWT town loses power in -49C temps C ANADIAN PRESS

NORMAN WELLS, N.W.T. — A town in Northwest Territories has declared a state of emergency after its heating supply was cut. Imperial Oil (TSX:IMO) says a power outage early Monday morning at its facilities resulted in a controlled shutdown of its operations. The company supplies natural gas to Norman Wells for residential heating. Imperial spokesman Pius Rolheiser said partial natural gas service was restored later Monday. “The key thing from our perspective is partial service has been restored, people have heat in their homes and our priority now is to return our operations to normal and then to make sure we conduct an investigation to fully understand what led to that power outage,’’ Rol-

heiser said from Calgary. The MLA for the area, Norman Yakeleya, says it was -49C with the windchill on Monday and 850 residents — about 85 per cent of the townspeople — depend on natural gas to heat their homes. Others use diesel or wood stoves, he added. He says the town’s school was not affected and was being used as a centre for residents to go to if their heat was not on. But the town’s health centre didn’t have heat, and patients had to be moved, Yakeleya said. He said the townspeople worked together to help those without heat. “There were groups of people going house to house draining water lines in people’s homes so they don’t freeze up, so the house doesn’t get further damage from not having heat.’’

ing to try to prevent a break down. “There was a failure on a friction plate which is kind of a manufacturer’s defect on these type of detachable lifts,” he said. “One of the chairs got off the line so it wouldn’t go around the bull wheel. So we had to stop the lift and fix it.”

Tom Fletcher Yakeleya said the terBlack Press ritorial government was working with residents Auditor General John and businesses to keep Doyle has lost his bid for everyone informed on detailed defence lawyer where to go should their billings in the case of homes get too cold. two ministerial assisHad the heat not tants convicted for their been restored, Yakeleya role in the sale of B.C. said there was talk of Rail operations in 2002. evacuating people to InIn a ruling released uvik and Yellowknife. Tuesday, B.C. Supreme “It really shows how Court Chief Justice Robcritical (it is) for us to ert Bauman found that have a reliable source of Doyle was seeking a energy for our small iso- “sweeping invasion of lated northern commu- solicitor-client privinities,’’ Yakeleya said. lege” in the case and He also said while dismissed his petition to Norman Wells has back- see the documents. up electrical generation, Doyle went to court the equipment is old. It’s in an effort to complete the same in other com- his review of the BC Rail munities, he added. sale, in which Dave Basi “The Northern and Bobby Virk pleaded Power Territorial Com- guilty to breach of trust mission has some old and accepting a benefit HZ for their role in bidding plants that we need to Client: Ministry of Forests, Lands and NRO upgrade, so hopefully for BC Rail assets. this gives us a good indiSeven years preCampaign: Cougarof Hunting Season Closure Auditor General John Doyle cation as to how to up- trail manoeuvring came Size: 4.33” x 4.197” grade some of our infra- to a sudden end in Ocstructure in our small tober 2010, when Basi mation to a Colora- trip to Denver for a footnorthern communities.’’ and Virk pleaded guilty do-based railway com- ball game and other reto providing bid infor- pany, in exchange for a wards.

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were all offered a gift from the resort for their understanding. “You can’t place a value on people’s time but we know it was a nuisance for the guests affected and we really appreciate their great attitude,” he said. The Bear chair was back in action Monday.

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Some of the guests were left stranded for up to an hour. “We have been aggressively doing work for some time to prevent this from happening, and this is the first time it has happened,” said Mosteller. Mosteller was not aware of how many guests were evacuated but said they

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Community living workers in Cranbrook will strike on Friday, February 1, following the lead of disability workers throughout the province. About 3,400 workers who help adults and children with disabilities will stage a one-day strike across B.C. Wednesday to press demands for higher wages. Patsy Harmston of the B.C. Government and Service Employees Union says starting wages are $15 an hour, a dollar less than 10 years ago, resulting in many of the workers having trouble making ends meet. The union also says more than 40 per cent of the workers have been

forced to cut services to their clients because of budget cuts. The 24-hour job action will affect the Richmond-based Developmental Disabilities Association and the Burnaby-based PosAbilities, the two largest community social service agencies in B.C. Agencies in Vancouver, Victoria, Prince George, Chilliwack, Coquitlam, Kamloops, Vanderhoof, Trail, Salmon Arm, Castlegar, Creston and Cranbrook will also be picketed. The union says it wants to send a clear message to the B.C. government to stop putting the squeeze on programs and staff that help people with disabilities. With files from Canadian Press

The B.C. government’s decision to abandon efforts to recover $6 million in legal fees for the pair sparked a political battle. Two deputy ministers said they made the decision to overrule the policy to recover legal defence fees from government employees if they are found guilty. They concluded it would have added more to legal costs than their assets were worth. Bauman states in his ruling that current B.C. legislation does not give the Auditor General access to privileged materials such as lawyer bills, and his assurance that they would not be widely shared makes no difference. Bauman also found that the government’s voluntary disclosure of privileged cabinet documents in the case is not relevant to the confidentiality of lawyer bills.

COUGAR HUNTING SEASON CLOSURE This notice is to advise the public the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has closed the cougar hunting season in the East Kootenay effective at midnight on January 31, 2013. The West Kootenay and Caribou Recovery area (Management Units 4-05 to 4-08, and 4-20) season remains open at this time. The closure is guided by the ministry’s regional cougar management program to reduce the potential for over-harvesting of the cougar population in the area. The closure covers the following Wildlife Management Units: 4-01 to 4-04, 4-20 to 4-26, 4-34 to 4-37, and 4-40. The cougar pursuit-only will remain open until February 28, 2013. For more information contact the ministry’s Kootenay Boundary Region office at 250-489-8540.


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n the Weather Channel recently a half-witted reporter was interviewing half-witted folk exercising their dogs and bodies on the seawall in Vancouver. It was barely daylight and there was a veil of fog over the sea, and these dim-wits seemed to be determined to exhaust themselves in the even dimmer light of a Wet Coast dawn. The reporter started chatting to what looked like a genetically modified stick-insect tied with a leash to what was probably a genetically modified dog when I turned off the TV. You see, I too have the ability to rise very early in order to be very strenuous but only if spectacular views are expected to be readily available. I have never enjoyed sweating in a gym nor have I relished aerobics without the accompanying esthetics. I do dimly recall volunteering to take a friend’s poodle out for a stroll in Calgary but I didn’t enjoy the moment. There were cloud banks over the distant Rockies and all I could see was buildings and a dreary city sky. I wasn’t amused; I don’t know how the dog felt. But some people are stoic. Regularly and dutifully, they go out, dog or no dog, for a walk or run and hope to get some exercise doing so. To me, that is almost soulless. It’s akin

to those folk who run around the country- “Oh! Look at that huge tree. Mind that side with ear phones on. swamp. And the girth of that cedar over They are the ones that miss the sound there. Sorry! It’s western hemlock. I told of the birds, of the wind in the trees, the you to watch that swamp. Now look at rush of water in a creek and the crash of a you.” Then you fall over a root that’s as big grizzly coming through the bush. It’s an and as mean as an anaconda snake. aerobic activity without the The tropical rainforest is esthetics. similar but warmer. It’s a Over the Christmas fine place for aerobic exerweek I was introduced to a cise if you don’t mind enfellow who, at the time, countering snakes, tapirs, seemed to be quite normal, wild pigs and little people Peter intelligent even. However, I with poisoned arrows. As Warland was later informed that this that reporter called Stanley same charming character (after the tool company) had recently run across great swaths of the said when he went for an aerobic walk Sahara Desert. looking for Dr. Livingstone, “Where’s the I was more surprised than awed for, as a sky? I haven’t seen the sky in a dog’s age.” one-time geography teacher, I knew that His native bearers didn’t answer because there are only two kinds of desert: one is they’d probably never seen the sky nor any the sandy bits, all full of whacking great view worth appreciating. dunes, and the other is where the sand No, to tell the truth, there’s nothing used to be, and it’s bouldery. So, whichever quite like the Kootenays for anyone wishthat apparently sane madman ran across, ing to stay healthy, breath a great deal of he got tons of aerobic exercise and a whole fresh mountain air and do so with incredimess of dunes or, alternatively, non-dunes ble views all around. Ask the folk on the which¸ to my mind couldn’t have been Weather Channel. pleasant to gaze upon nor esthetic. I wonOf course, despite the rain and the disder if he conjured up any interesting mi- mal fog, something as purely aerobic as rages. gently strolling along the Vancouver sea I’ve been taken out for walks in the West wall enables an elderly gentleman such as Coast Old Growth Forests that everyone I am to catch glimpses of gorgeous young raves about but I don’t recall seeing much women with close fitting clothes over inmore than ferns, mosses, lichens and credible figures, and that’s esthetic enough whacking great trees. for some of us. Personally, the view takes The conversation went something like: my breath away.

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he saying ‘all good The Mountain Town Maulthings must come to ers women’s flat track roller an end’ has come derby team invites women to true for me in retrain with the team in a 6 week gards to the Eye on program designed to introduce participants to flat track Entertainment column which, I roller derby and increase their regret to say, I will no longer be fitness regimen.. The 2 hr writing after this issue. classes are for beginner and It has been my pleasure to intermediate skaters. Derby Fit keep readers informed about classes run every Saturday the vibrant arts, entertainstarting today until March 9 ment, and social scene in our Eye on from 12.30 to 2.30 p.m. in the St part of the East Kootenay for Entertainment Mary’s School Gymnasium on the past 14 years. Mike Redfern 5th Street South. For more inIn future, please send inforformation email mountainmation about these events directly to the Cranbrook Daily Townsman at townmaulers@gmail.com. Scottish Tea entertainment@dailytownsman.com. Kimberley United Church will host its Farewell from me. annual Scottish Tea today from 1 to 3 p.m. featuring Highland dancers, a bake table, Wednesday, January 30 and a twice loved jewellery table as well as Cities Of The Danube The Armchair Traveller will present the Scottish fare at the tea tables. Admission is travelogue ‘Famous Cities on the Danube’, just $5. Through Youthful Eyes a mix of river cruising and cycling with Kimberley Arts Council’s exhibition of Donella MacIntyre and Rene Farwig, at the Wasa Community Hall this evening at 7.30 student work, ‘Through Youthful Eyes’, p.m. There will be a silver collection, pro- continues in the upper and main Galleries ceeds supporting the community hall. Cof- at Centre 64 until today. It can be viewed fee, juice, and a snack will be offered fol- Tuesday through Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. Nude Art lowing the show. Cranbrook & District Arts Council’s Euchre At The Elks You are invited to play Euchre tonight Nude Art exhibition in the Artrageous Galand every Wednesday and Friday night at 7 lery closes today. p.m. at the Kimberley Elks Club. Lessons Sunday, February 3 will be provided for those who haven’t Dance Lessons played this game before. Dance lessons will be offered by Bob and Adele at Kimberley United Church Thursday, January 31 this afternoon and every Sunday afterSurviving Progress Wildsight presents the award-winning noon from 4 to 5.30 p.m. You can drop in documentary, ‘Surviving Progress’, tonight as a couple or a single to learn basic jive, at 7.30 p.m. at the College of the Rockies cha cha, waltz, and two step. The fee is lecture theatre and tomorrow, February 1, just $6 per person. For more information at 7.30 p.m. at Centre 64. The film presents call 250-417-0462 or email bodance@ the story of our evolution from cave-dwell- shaw.ca. ers to space explorers. Admission is by doTuesday, February 5 nation. D ‘N’ A.without The Twist The Merchant Of Venice Kimberley Arts Council presents ‘D ‘n’ Bard in Your Own Backyard’s production of William Shakespeare” ‘The Mer- A.without the Twist’, an exhibition of fibre chant of Venice’ continues tonight through arts by Darcy Wanuk and paintings by AnSaturday each evening at 7.30 p.m. at the gelique Gillespie, in the Gallery at Centre Key City Theatre. Tickets are $20 each, 64 starting today and running to March 2. The gallery is open Tuesdays through Satavailable from the KCT box-office. urdays from 1 to 5 p.m. and admission is Shane Philip At The Edge Shane Philip and his didgeridoo will be free. playing a The Edge Pub tonight. Admission Wednesday, February 6 is $10 at the door. Visit www.shanephilip. Arty Gras com for more information. Cranbrook & District Arts Council inLibrary Showcase Display The display in the Cranbrook Public vites artisans to submit works to the Arty Library showcase of metal/mixed media Gras exhibition at the Artrageous Gallery sculptures by Cranbrook artist Karen Mc- and to present demonstrations of their crafts in the spirit of Mardi Gras from today Coll closes today. until March 2. Both 2D and 3D works are welcome. To participate and for more inFriday, February 1 formation email CDAC at info@theartBluegrass At Ric’s Lounge Elena Yeung, Keith Larsen, Annie and council.ca or call 250-426-4223. Mike Hepher, and Steve Jones will host a Friday, February 8 bluegrass night at 7 p.m. this evening in Sculpting Angry Birds Ric’s Lounge and Grill at the Prestige Inn. The Creative Kids after-school art proMusicians are invited to bring their instrugram class at Centre 64 from 3.15 to 4.45 ments and join in this acoustic jam. p.m. this afternoon will be on sculpting Jean Pederson Workshop Registration Today is the registration deadline for angry birds. The drop-in fee is $10. To regJean Pederson’s ‘Portraiture with Wa- ister your child 7 years or older and for ter-based Media’ workshop which will take more information about this and future place at Cranbrook & District Arts Council classes call Centre 64 at 250-427-4919. St. Valentine’s Dance from February 8 to 11. The registration fee Cranbrook Dance Connection invites is $275 for CDAC members and $300 for non-members. Call CDAC at 250-426-4223 you to attend a St. Valentine’s Dance with music provided by the Noteables 16 piece or email info@theartscouncil.ca. Big Band this evening starting at 7.30 p.m. at the Heritage Inn in Cranbrook. Tickets Saturday, February 2 Get Roller Derby Fit are $20, available a Lotus Books.

Saturday, February 9 Ballroom Dance Party Tonight the Kimberley Dance Academy will hold the third Saturday Night Open House Ballroom Dance Party, featuring 2-Step and Country dancing from 8.30 to 11 p.m., preceded by a drop-in dance lesson from 7 to 8.30 p.m. Future parties on February 23 and March 9 will feature Argentine Tango and Salsa & Swing respectively. To register and for more information call 250-427-7737 or 250-426-1142.

Sunday, February 10 Myrtle Mountain Snowshow Kimberley Nature Park Society invites you to a snowshoe hike round Myrtle Mountain today. Meet at the Higgins Street park entrance at 10 a.m. for this 3 to 4 hour 10 km hike around Myrtle Mountain via Edge, Duckpond, Skid Road, and South West Passage trails to Jimmy Russell Road and back along the Army Road, Lower Army and Eimer’s Road trails. Don’t forget to bring a lunch and a hot drink and maybe sunglasses if the weather’s good. Opera For Heathens Kimberley Arts Council presents Opera for Heathens in the Theatre at Centre 64 at 2 p.m. this afternoon when Kevin Armstrong will sing music from Mozart to Meatloaf, Puccini to Queen in what has been described as ‘a beautiful, often electrifying display’. Tickets are $15 at the door. Peace Out Wildsight is screening the award-winning movie ‘Peace Out’, about energy extraction in western Canada, tonight at 7 p.m. in the lecture theatre at the College of the Rockies. Admission is by donation. Monday, February 11 Zumbathon Charity Event Today you can celebrate BC’s new Family Day holiday with a dance-fitness party at Marysville Elementary School from 9 to 10 a.m. Go as a family or as a group of friends. Those under 18 will need written permission from their parents. Admission is by donation, proceeds going to support Jenna Homeniuk’s fight with cancer. To register call Natasha Burgess at 250-421-6440 or email zumbawithnatasha@rocketmail.com. For more information go to www.natashaburgess.zumba. com. Tuesday, February 12 Pancake Supper The men of All Saints Anglican and Kimberley United Churches invite you to attend a Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper this evening at 5 p.m. at Kimberley United Church. Admission is $30 per family, $10 per person, $5 children 6 to12 years, and free to those under 6 years. Wednesday, February 13 Les Misérables Selkirk Secondary School students will perform the school edition of the musical ‘Les Misérables’ at the McKim Theatre tonight through Saturday, February 16, each evening at 7.30 p.m. with a Saturday afternoon matinée at 2 p.m. The production is directed by Robert McCue and Sven Heyde and features a talented student cast and orchestra, period costumes and makeup, presented on a rotating stage. Tickets are $12 from Lotus Books and from McKim Middle School. Students will be admitted for $5 on Thursday night and seniors for $5 at the Saturday matinée.

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UPCOMING Annual Scottish Tea Saturday Feb. 2 Kimberley United Church; 1 – 3 Pm. Highland Dancers!!! Scottish Fare at the Tea Tables and an ‘All Kinds Of Baking’ at The Bake Table. Special Attraction-Twice Loved Jewelery Table. Royal Canadian Legion Super Bowl, Feb. 3rd 2013 - 4 pm. Potluck and prizes, for more info contact the legion 250-426-4512. 2013 FREE PUBLIC SWIM Wednesday, February 6, 5:00-6:00 PM is sponsored by Harmony Chapter Eastern Star. Jean Pederson Water-based media Portraiture. Held at the Cranbrook & District Arts Council Office at 135 10 Avenue S in Cranbrook from Feb 8 – 11. Feb 8 is drawing from plaster cast and Feb 9-11 is instruction and model sessions. Deadline for registration is Feb 1. CDAC office at 250-426-4223 FMI ZUMBATHON® Charity Event: Family Day - February 11. Celebrate Family Day with a dance-fitness party! Have fun and work up a sweat... as a family! Marysville Elementary School, 9:00 AM-10:00 AM. Admission by donation, with proceeds going towards Jenna Homeniuk’s fight against cancer. *Pre-registration required*. FMI: Natasha Burgess; 250-421-6440 natashaburgess.zumba.com Tuesday Feb 12, 7:00-GoGo Grannies Travelogue: John Mandryk and Friends present highlight from their Motorcycle Tour from Vancouver to Cabo San Lucas. Adventures and fun with lots of time for discussion. Also a tour of Alaska. College of the Rockies Lecture Theatre. Admission by donation with all proceeds to the GoGo Grannies as they support Grandmothers in Africa. February 13th. Kimberley Garden Club February program: Floral Gardens slideshow and talk with pointers on how to take good garden photos. Selkirk High School Library 7-9 pm. New members welcome. For more info: Nola 250-427-1948. BE OUR VALENTINE! February is Toastmaster Month. Cranbrook First Toastmasters is celebrating with a Valentine’s Day party and you are invited! Come to room 210 at the College of the Rockies on Thursday, February 14 from 7-9 pm. Toastmasters is an international organization that teaches communication and leadership skills in a fun, safe and productive atomosphere. Contact Pamela at 250-489-3906 or Kathy: email twosimons@ shaw.ca Valentines Day Dinner, Dance & Silent Auction. Friday, Feb. 15. Cocktails 5:30, Dinner at 6:30pm. Music by The Hollers. Tickets at Black Bear Books, FasGas and Lotus Books. Held at Kimberley Conference Centre. Valentine Jam, Cranbrook Legion - 8 pm Feb. 15th, Featuring Brad and the Boyz. ONGOING Kindergarten boosters are available for children between the ages of 4 and 6 years at the Cranbrook Health Unit. For an appointment call 250 420-2207. Treehouse—Families with children 5 & under are invited to come play. Free drop-in program in gym of Kimberley Early Learning Centre. Transportation avail. Tuesdays, 9:00 - 12:00. Diana 250-427-0716. Canadian Cancer Society- if you have spare time and would like to volunteer, interested applicants can call 250-4268916, drop by our office at #19-9th Avenue S, Cranbrook or go to www.fightwithus.ca and register as a volunteer. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 24; Friday Meat Draw: 4:30- 6:30, Saturday Meat Draw: 3:30-5:30. ICBL-Duplicate Bridge–Senior Center in Cranbrook. Mon & Wed 7pm, Thurs & Fri 1pm at Scout Hall, Marysville. Info: Maggie 250-417-2868. Tai Chi Moving Meditation every Wednesday 3-4 pm at Centre 64. Starts November 7th. Call Adele 250-427-1939. Cranbrook Phoenix Toastmasters meet every Thursday, noon - 1:00 Heritage Inn. Toastmasters teaches communication & leadership skills. Roberta 250-489-0174. 1911.toastmastersclubs.org. Breast Cancer Support Group in Kimberley. Information about meetings please call Daniela 250-427-2562 or Lori 250-427-4568. Feb. 1st: Bibles for Missions Thrift Store. Come celebrate our First Anniversary! Serving coffee & cake all day. Prize draws & short tours. 20% off total purchase Feb 1-9, 2013. Open Tues-Sat, 10am - 5pm. 824 Kootenay St. N., Cranbrook. The Cranbrook Skating Club is offering skating lessons for learners of all ages. Pre-CanSkate (for pre-schoolers), CanSkate (ages 4 & up), Intro-StarSkate (learn to figure skate), StarSkate (for advanced levels of figure skating), CanPowerSkate (skating skills for hockey players) and Adult lessons. Kathy Bates (Registrar) at 250-432-5562.

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Story of fatal bus crash of WHL Swift Current team to be made into movie REGINA - A book about the tragic 1986 bus crash that killed four members of the WHL Swift Current Broncos is going to be made into a movie. Tri-Light Entertainment has secured the rights to produce a feature film adaptation of the book “Sudden Death: The Incredible Saga of the 1986 Swift Current Broncos.” Saskatchewan writer-director Rob King (“Corner Gas,” “Hungry Hills”) will adapt the book for the screen. The junior hockey team was on its way to Regina for a game against the Pats on Dec. 30, 1986 when the team bus slid off an overpass on the Trans-Canada Highway just outside of Swift Current, Sask., and flipped over. Trent Kresse, 20, Scott Kruger, 19, Chris Mantyka, 19, and Brent Ruff, 16, were killed. Other players suffered serious injuries. Canadian Press

KIJHL Standings EDDIE MOUNTAIN DIVISION TEAM GP Fernie Ghostriders 44 Golden Rockets 44 Kimberley Dynamiters 48 Creston Valley Thunder Cats 46 Columbia Valley Rockies 44

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L T OTL PTS 12 1 3 60 12 1 5 58 22 0 1 51 23 0 7 39 23 0 5 37

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L T OTL PTS 11 2 1 67 9 6 1 65 13 3 1 62 26 3 3 32 35 0 3 17

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GP 45 43 43 46 44

W 31 25 22 16 9

L T OTL PTS 11 1 2 65 12 2 4 56 17 3 1 48 24 2 4 38 30 3 2 23

OKANAGAN DIVISION TEAM Kelowna Chiefs Princeton Posse Osoyoos Coyotes Summerland Steam Penticton Lakers

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W 29 27 25 18 10

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40 37 33 30 28 27 21 19 15 12

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Nitros beat Thunder Cats 5-4 in double-OT TRE VOR CR AWLEY Sports Editor

The Kimberley Dynamiters have proved over the last four games that they’re not afraid to go the extra mile—or period, for that matter. The Nitros won a tense 5-4 double overtime decision over the visiting Creston Valley Thunder Cats on Tuesday night at the Civic Centre, winning their fourth consecutive matchup in the extra frame. Sam Nigg was the overtime hero, beating T-Cats netminder Zach Straza with a slap shot while streaking down the sideboards after entering the offensive zone with 1:12 to go in the double-OT period. “I went down 20 seconds earlier and just missed, so I figured I’d give it the same shot and it worked out for me,” said Nigg. After all, the team has had lots of practice going into overtime. “It’s getting a little tiring, but it’s fun,” added Nigg. “Winning in overtime is the best feeling there is.” The Nitros enjoyed a brief lead after the first period, but the two teams ended the middle frame tied at 3-3. The two teams traded goals in the final period, which sent the game into extra time. Matthew Mitchell backstopped his team to the win, making 39 saves, while Straza turned away 32 shots for Creston. Creston scored on two of their six powerplay opportunities,

while shutting down the Nitros in all five of their chances. The Dynamiters took the lead late in the second period, when Tyson Klingspohn got a lucky deflection off a skate during a scramble in front of Straza. Creston tied up the game in the second period, scoring their first powerplay goal when Andrew Hodder put a slap shot from the blue line past Mitchell. Trevor Hanna put the T-Cats in the lead 24 seconds later, taking a breakaway feed from Jesse Collins and beating Mitchell through the five-hole. Kimberley responded with a breakaway of their own, as Taylor McDowell slid the puck between the legs of Straza. Dylan Sibbald gave his team a two-goal lead, drifting into the slot and ripping a feed from Nigg. However, Angus Johnston tied up the game a minute later on the powerplay, finishing outside the crease on a give-and-go play with Connor Kidd. The Thunder Cats pulled ahead in the final period on a goal from Marcel Fuchs, but Eric Buckley responded 10 minutes later, walking out of the corner and roofing the puck on the far side of the net. The Nitros owned most of the play in the first overtime frame, and Nigg nearly finished it when he nailed the post. However, Creston looked dangerous on the powerplay when Isaac Schacher took a

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Nitro forward Connor Kutzner and Matti Jmaeff scramble after a draw in the Dynamiters zone during KIJHL action at the Civic Centre on Tuesday. hooking penalty, but Mitchell and the penalty killers kept the puck out of their net. Kimberley has pretty much locked up at least third place in the Eddie Mountain Division, with

four games to go until the KIJHL playoffs. The T-Cats and the Rockies are duking it out for the final divisional playoff spot, but either team don’t have the enough games left to

catch the Nitros if they keep winning. Conversely, the Dynamiters have a small chance of catching up to the Golden Rockets, but that would require a few losses on Golden’s part.

Nitros have new assistant coach on the bench TRE VOR CR AWLEY Sports Editor

A familiar face is back on the Kimberley Dynamiters bench, as Mike Reid has stepped into the vacant assistant coaching position to help out bench boss Glenn Burgess. Reid has been there before, helping out former Nitro coaches Wayne Keiver and Kevin MacKay during their coaching tenures. “Glenn contacted me and asked if I would be interested in coming on board,” said Reid. “I’ve been here in the

past and helped out and I thought moving forward, we’ve got a lot of talent on the team and just need a little bit of guidance and Glenn needed some support.” “The main reason I came on board was to give Glenn the support he deserves and move this organization in the direction it deserves to go.” Reid, a Kimberley resident, originally hails from Ontario, where he grew up playing minor hockey and enjoyed a year of college hockey, where he

went on to finish a sports business degree. He worked in a business capacity for a few OHL teams and coached AAA-level hockey for five years while living in Ontario. He has also donned the stripes and reffed the game for 30 years, including games in the KIJHL. “As a hockey lifer, you get the chance to coach at this level—it’s been exciting and the kids are great here, we got a good group of kids and its fun to be involved,” said Reid.

Federer ‘not finished’ with Davis Cup, says Swiss captain GR AHAM DUNBAR Associated Press

GENEVA - Roger Federer might play in the Davis Cup again although he won’t represent Switzerland before the U.S. Open in September, team captain Severin Luethi said Tuesday. Luethi told The Associated Press that the 17time Grand Slam champion has not written off a competition that Switzerland has never won. “He is for sure not

finished with Davis Cup,” Luethi said ahead of a first round series at home this week against defending champion Czech Republic which Federer is skipping. Still, by not making his Davis Cup plans clear in recent months, the 31-year-old Swiss star has been the target of rare criticism at home. Federer opted last October to schedule more rest periods and time with his family this

season, said Luethi, who is part of the player’s entourage on tour. “He could really plan until, let’s say, the U.S. Open more or less,” the Swiss captain said. “For him, it’s sure that he doesn’t play the first two ties.” Switzerland can earn another home series in the quarterfinals in April, against Austria or Kazakhstan, by beating the Czechs on indoor hard courts in Geneva. The semifinals and rele-

gation playoffs follow the season’s final Grand Slam at Flushing Meadows. Federer “didn’t take a final decision to say, ‘I’m not ever playing Davis Cup again.’ He just decided for the first half of the year now that he is not playing, then we have to see what he is going to decide,” Luethi said. Federer’s two-week break comes after losing a lengthy five-setter to Andy Murray in the Aus-

tralian Open semifinals last Friday. “There was maybe a small chance if he had lost in the first or second round or something,” that the second-ranked Swiss would reconsider, Luethi said earlier at a news conference. “But otherwise it was not even a discussion anymore in Australia.” Federer is next scheduled to play in the Netherlands, at the Rotterdam indoor event starting Feb. 11.


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CELEBRATING SUCCESS: Cranbrook native and retired NHLer Scott Niedermayer was honoured by the Kamloops Blazers last Friday night, as his former major-junior team retired his jersey in a pre-game ceremony. Niedermayer won a Memorial Cup with the Blazers in 1992 before going pro in the NHL, where he played 18 seasons and won four Stanley Cups. Niedermayer’s wife, Lisa, and four sons—Logan, Jackson, Joshua and Luke—took part in the ceremony as the Blazers celebrated the defenceman’s contributions to the franchise.

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Ice head into oil country for mid-week road trip Tre vor Cr awley Sports Editor

Though playing hooky often gets people in trouble, there won’t be any consequences for absenteeism when the Edmonton Oil Kings host the Kootenay Ice for their second annual Hockey Hooky game on Wednesday morning. The game is similar to Kootenay’s School Spirit Night, as thousands of Edmonton school kids descend on Rexall Place for the 11:30 a.m. puck drop. On the topic of

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avoiding consequences, the Oil Kings dodged any punishment to their roster for Wednesday’s game, but will have to fork out some cash following a line brawl during a game against the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Sunday. The WHL handed down a $500 fine for a multiple fight situation and an additional $250 for a goaltender bout between Laurent Brossoit and Ty Rimmer. Lethbridge didn’t escape the discipline either, with a $750 fine for their second multi-

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ple fight incident of the season, a $250 fine for the goalie fight, while head coach and general manager Rich Preston got slapped with $500. ON THE RECORD It’s an interesting juxtaposition when you look at the season series record between the two teams. Kootenay currently leads with three wins in five meetings against the Oil Kings, the defending WHL champions and a team that has stayed close to the top of the Eastern Conference rankings.

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the Christmas S o i nv i te th em allbefore break, while Edmonton ove r for din n er! took the other two vic-

tories. Kootenay then pulled ahead of the series with a 2-1 home win at the beginning of January. It should make for an interesting game as the Ice are back into playoff contention and have strung together an impressive amount of wins in the new year, which has helped turn their fortunes around. The Oil Kings aren’t slouching either, with victories in their last five outings—three at home and two on the road.

DEKES AND STREAKS Though the line brawl and goalie fight turned some heads between the Oil Kings and the Hurricanes, it’s important to look at other parts of the scoresheet. Henrik Samuelsson, an offensive stalwart and Phoenix Coyotes prospect, had a fourpoint night with a goal and three assists. Dylan Wruck an overage forward also recorded the same number of points. Samuelsson is on a five-game point streak, while Michael St. Croix has points in his last six

games. However, the Ice also have some streakers, such as Sam Reinhart, with points in his last 13 games, while Jaedon Descheneau had his 12-game streak end in Regina on Saturday. Luke Philp is also starting a run of his own, with a goal and two assists over his last three appearances. After Wednesday’s morning affair, the Ice head south to Red Deer, where they will face off against the Rebels on Thursday night.

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Celebrating Scottish history in Cranbrook Pinewood Elementary School students and staff celebrated Scotland’s Robert Burns on his birthday, January 25. Everyone enjoyed piping, dancing, heavy events, and of course, haggis. Everything was Scottish at Pinewood on this day, even breakfast.

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Clockwise from top left: Brooke Waller enjoys a bowl of Scottish oatmeal. Ronalie James addresses the Haggis. Cadence Kostiuk does the Sheaf Toss. Dennis Tank and Bill Plant pipe in the Haggis.

Eye on Entertainment: final instalment Continued from page 7 Thursday, February 14 End Violence Against Women The Canadian Federation of University Women urges everyone to join in the ‘One Billion Rising to End Violence Against Women’ international event happening today. You can check it out at www.onebillionrising.org for information, dance steps and events. Casablanca At The Green Door Green Door catering company presents a performance of famous dialogue and music from the movie ‘Casablanca’ along with a 10-course Moroccan feast tonight and tomorrow night at the Green Door in the Kimberley Platzl. Directed by Tylene Turner the performance fea-

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for nominations for the Canadian Federation of University Women-Cranbrook’s 28th annual Woman of the Year award. You can mail or drop off your nominations and supporting letters to CFUW-Cranbrook Club, 805 - 29th Avenue South, Cranbrook, BC V1C 3K5.

Friday, February 15 Vagina Monologues Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues will be performed at Key City Theatre this evening starting at 7 p.m. in a fund-raiser for the Cranbrook Women’s Resource Centre. Tickets are $25, available from the KCT box-office. Woman Of The Year Deadline 12 noon today is the deadline

Saturday, February 16 Flea Market & Fun Fair Mount Baker Secondary School senior boys’ basketball team will host a fundraising Flea Market & Fun Fair today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Mount Baker school gymnasium. The event will include games for kids, a concession, and a bake sale. Vendors, businesses and crafters interested in renting a table

for $35 should call Pearl at 250-4267410. Teck Kootenay Cup Teams from across the Kootenays and northern USA will take part in the Teck Kootenay Cup final cross-country ski races of the season today and tomorrow at the Kimberley Nordic Centre. For more information contact Kimberley Nordic Club’s Bill Green at 250427-5554 or email wggreen6@ gmail.com. Thursday, February 21 Swan Lake Ballet Jorgen’s production of Swan Lake will be performed this evening at Key City Theatre. Dancers from the Stages School of Dance and the Kimberley Dance Academy

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Saturday, February 23 Pie Sale The Anglican Church on 13th Avenue South in Cranbrook will host a Pie Sale today from 1.30 to 3 p.m. offering a variety of pies. A piece of pie and coffee or tea costs $3.50, pie à la mode is $4, and whole pies will go on sale at 2 p.m.

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Maple Man

T.M. Roberts Elementary School saw the return of the Maple Man, a.k.a. RenĂŠ Turmel on January 24. Turmel told the students about maple syrup harvesting and French Canadian culture. He later got the students dancing and handed out maple taffy.

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Prices are in effect until Thursday, January 31, 2013 or while stock lasts. Quantities and/or selection of items may be limited and may not be available in all stores. NO RAINCHECKS OR SUBSTITUTIONS on clearance items or where quantities are advertised as limited. Advertised pricing and product selection (flavour, colour, patterns, style) may vary by store location. We reserve the right to limit quantities to reasonable family requirements. We are not obligated to sell items based on errors or misprints in typography or photography. Coupons must be presented and redeemed at time of purchase. Applicable taxes, deposits, or environmental surcharges are extra. No sales to retail outlets. Some items may have “plus deposit and environmental charge” where applicable. ®/TM The trademarks, service marks and logos displayed in this newspaper ad are trademarks of Loblaws Inc. and others. All rights reserved. © 2013 Loblaws Inc. *Guaranteed Lowest Prices applies only to our major supermarket competitors’ print advertisements (i.e. flyer, newspaper). We will match the competitor’s advertised price only during the effective date of the competitor’s print advertisement. Our major supermarket competitors are determined solely by us and are based on a number of factors which can change from time to time. Identical items are defined as same brand, item type (in the case of produce, meat and bakery), size and attributes and carried at this store location. We will not match competitors’ “multi-buys” (eg. 2 for $4), “spend x get x”, “Free”, “clearance”, discounts obtained through loyalty programs, or offers related to our third party operations (post office, gas bars, dry cleaners etc.). We reserve the right to cancel or change the terms of this promise at any time. **We Match Prices! Look for the symbol in store. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES (note that our major supermarket competitors may not). Due to the fact that product is ordered prior to the time of our Ad Match checks, quantities may be limited. We match select items in our major supermarket competitors’ flyers throughout the week. Major supermarket competitors are determined solely by us based on a number of factors which can vary by store location. We match identical items (defined as same brand, size, and attributes) and for fresh produce, meat and bakery, we match a comparable item (as determined solely by us).

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