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Carson High (right) gets the jump on classmates Kalea Richardson and Coleman Jones in a wheelchair race during a gym class at Coquihalla Elementary on Monday. Eleven sports wheelchairs were loaned to the school this week by Let’s Play B.C., a program which promotes inclusive play for all students.
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A Fraser Valley Regional District director is under fire for claiming over $28,000 of public funds for travel expenses — double that of the next highest director — without a single receipt or other supporting document. Dennis Adamson and Wendy Bales are the only two directors who have not yet provided supporting documents for their 2011 travel expenses, after the board concluded an audit last year. “We weren’t told to keep receipts,” Adamson said outside of the board meeting last Tuesday. The 2011 audit reviewed the travel expenses of 38 officials. Adamson’s were the highest at $28,546. Bales’ were second highest, at $14,032. Following them, two officials came in at
around $12,000, and seven were be- and Bales was searching for her docutween $6,500 and $1,000, 13 people ments at home. below $1,000, and 14 people at $0. Chilliwack mayor Sharon Gaetz, Most directors who did not claim any who is also chair of the FVRD board FVRD travel expenses for of directors, is the driving 2011 sit on city councils force behind the audit. She in addition to the FVRD says the undocumented exboard, and charge their expenses are a matter of transpenses to the city, says Adparency and responsibility amson. to taxpayers. As part of the audit, both “This has been an ongoAdamson and Bales reing discussion within FVRD ceived notices on Sept. 18, the last couple of years, 2012 requesting details on DENNIS ADAMSON where directors are fed up the nature of their trips to with what we see to be an Chilliwack, Vancouver, and abuse,” says Gaetz. other locations. She wants to find out whether AdAn official memo from Jan. 13, amson and Bales will need to pay back 2013 indicates that neither has provid- the expense claims if they can’t find ed the information, because Adamson the supporting documents. “lost his 2011 calendar in which he The two directors, on their part, inlogged all the details of his meetings,” sist that they tried to submit support-
ing documents several times in the last few months, but the FVRD head office cancelled the auditor meetings. Now they are being unfairly targeted. “Wendy (Bales) and I usually vote total opposite to the rest of the board. We both ran for the NDP. This is politically motivated, and we’ve never walked away from (the audit). We’ve done nothing wrong, and all we’ve done is serve our people to the best of our ability, within the rules that they told us,” says Adamson. Bales insists that she has her documents ready to submit. “I almost welcome the auditor to go through all my paperwork, because sometimes the implied guilt will last forever on the agendas,” she told the FVRD board last Tuesday. Adamson and Bales oversee the two Continued on 3
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The BC Conservatives have finally selected their local candidates for the May provincial election. Michael Henshall will run for MLA of Chilliwack/Hope, and Chad Eros was acclaimed for the Chilliwack riding. “For too long, the past two decades, we the people of B.C. have stood idly by and allowed the provincial two-party system to serve special interest groups while the hardworking taxpayer pays the bills,” Henshall told
supporters on Feb. 9. Henshall previously worked in real estate, fishing, construction, and taught English as a Second Language. He has three children with his wife of 15 years, Robin, and the family regularly volunteers for the hospice. Henshall, who lives in Rosedale, is also a member of several environmental organizations. Banker and management consultant Eros previously ran for city council, coming in 18th out of 20 candidates. He has nine children with
wife Trisha. “When I realized that there weren’t very many people coming forward to challenge what looked like was going to be an NDP win by acclimation, I put my name in to represent all conservative, free market-minded people,” said Eros. The candidate isn’t concerned that this very move might split the right-wing vote. “The Liberal party hasn’t acted like a free enterprise party in the last term anyway, and they have no plans on
reversing any of their barrier-to-entry policy. I don’t think there is a free market party without BC Conservatives running,” he said. Eros and Henshall will go up against BC NDP candidates Patti MacAhonic (Chilliwack) and sitting MLA Gwen O’Mahony (ChilliwackHope), and BC Liberals John Martin (Chilliwack) and Laurie Throness (Chilliwack–Hope). Martin previously ran for the Conservatives in Chilliwack-Hope, but jumped to the BC Liberals.
Grant helps fund local project
Hope & Area Transition Society has received a $153,000 grant from the Community Action Initiative this month. The funds will be used to establish a storefront location at 895 3rd Ave. for the H.O.P.E. (Helping Others Pursue Excellence) project. “This is a much needed project in the community and will foster
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inclusion for those who are experiencing isolation due to a mental health condition or a substance abuse issue,” said executive director Gerry Dyble. “This is very positive for the community.” The other primary community partners involved in this project are Hope Mental Health, Work BC and
A story in the Feb. 13 print edition of The Hope Standard incorrectly stated that the District of Hope would save $400,000 a year by not operating
Trails Crossing Friendship Centre. The Community Action Initiative is a funding body created through a $10 million contribution from the province. It supports projects developed through collaborative community models that promote inclusive community action to respond to mental health and substance use.
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Job fair Unemployed welder Dawn Rhodes, from Merritt, browses the BC Jobs Plan website in the conference room at Hope & District Recreation Centre on Feb. 12. A job fair was organized there as part of Canada Starts Here: the BC Jobs Plan, the province’s strategy for economic growth and job creation. The fair aims to connect job seekers face-to-face with local employers and provide access to information on job opportunities, career trends, skills training and more.
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The RCMP Musical is visiting Hope for two shows during Brigade Days this year. Performances will take place at the Sixth Avenue Sports Bowl and nearby stables will be open throughout the weekend for people to meet the horses and riders. “The community of Hope should be proud that they’ve selected us. It was something we really had to work hard for and it just shows that the higher-ups in the RCMP recognize that this is a community that holds the RCMP in high regard,” said Staff Sgt. Suki Manj, detachment commander of Hope and Boston Bar RCMP.
largest FVRD areas. Adamson logged 35,740 km in 2011, the equivalent of driving from Vancouver to Halifax six times. Bales logged a comparatively modest 10,536 km. She lives 112 km from her office, she says, and the mileage is equivalent to 47 return trips. “My area is a very big
“We work really hard to build a strong relationship with the community. I think this is a perfect way of expressing that and allowing the community to be involved with what we’re all about.” The Musical Ride is performed by 32 riders and horses, plus the member in charge. The show consists of a variety of intricate figures and cavalry drills choreographed to music. One of the most recognizable Musical Ride formations is the “Dome,” once featured on the back of the Canadian $50 bill. Another highlight is the charge when lances, with their red and white pennons, are lowered and the riders and their mounts launch into the
geographical area. I have seven communities, eight Indian bands, so there’s a lot of travel,” explains Adamson, who says he was elected because he is very responsive to community requests, and treats the under $16,000 per year position as a full-time job. Both directors were on the most number of committees, until the board
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gallop. Members of the Musical Ride are police officers who, after at least two years of active duty, volunteer with the Musical Ride. Most have no riding experience prior to their equestrian training. RCMP members remain with the Musical Ride for three years, which ensures an annual rotation of approximately one third of the riders. The first official Musical Ride was performed in Regina under Inspector William George Matthews in 1887. Michael Kropp, president of the Hope Brigade Days planning committee, feels the Musical Ride is a perfect fit for the 45th annual festivities, which
removed them from most last month. The FVRD board of directors has approved Gaetz’ request for an audit of only Adamson and Bales’ 2012 travel expenses. The board is also reviewing the existing travel expense policy, according to which direc-
take place Sept. 6-8. “This is a big event for us,” he said. “It’s a huge thing for the town and will bring a lot of people here.” An RCMP Regimental Ball is also planned during Brigade Days on Sept. 7. The formal dinner and dance will feature keynote speakers, as well as a silent auction with proceeds going to a local charity. Tickets to the event will be available to the public. “I felt historically the town of Hope has had a great relationship with the RCMP and I wanted an opportunity to give back to the community,” said Manj. “This is a great way to interact with the members and share in our history.”
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A fundraiser for the Heart & Stroke Foundation was held at Cooper’s Foods on Feb. 9. Twenty-five cents from the purchase of about 1,800 grocery bags that day was donated to the organization. A draw for a Cooper’s Foods gift basket was also made.
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A transit open house was held in the council chambers at district hall on Feb. 5. Doors were open to the public, and some of the people present included a representative from Fraser Valley Regional District, the director of community development, and individuals from BC Transit. The purpose of the meeting was to follow up on a BC Transit phone survey about bringing transportation
to Hope. The meeting involved input on routes – possibly including Chilliwack, Agassiz, and Kent– where bus stops were to be placed, the size of the buses, and the number of runs needed. The meeting was held to gather feedback from the community and stakeholder groups. “The District of Hope is happy to work and cooperate with BC Transit, to bring affordable public transit to Hope residents,” said John Fortoloczky, chief administrative officer of the District of Hope.
B.C. signs forestry agreement with Chawathil First Nation
B.C. has reached a new milestone with the signing of a Forest Consultation and Revenue Sharing Agreement (FCRSA) with Chawathil First Nation. This marks the 100th forestry agreement signed since B.C. adopted a new model in 2010. It flows a percentage of provincial forestry revenue from the Chawathil First Nation’s traditional territory directly back into the community and allows them to decide where it is needed most. “For years, the province gained revenue from the forestry industry, and now we have a voice in the decisions regarding timber within our traditional territory,” said Chawathil First Nation Chief Rhoda Peters. “We will utilize this opportunity to secure revenue for our community and offer employment to our membership. We look forward to making the best decisions that will allow our membership to be the stewards of the forest lands for future use.”
In addition to revenue-sharing, FCRSAs also provide a consultation process for operational decisions related to forestry in the area. This enhances consultation efficiency, provides certainty to the land base and provides a positive investment environment for industry and opportunities for First Nations and non-First Nations community members. First Nations have used the revenue to support community initiatives and infrastructure projects ranging from economic development in forestry, lands and resource development to after school care and education programs. Other uses include funding community hall improvements and community information sessions. First Nations are managing more than 300 tenures throughout the province and, as of July 2012, held directly awarded tenures representing almost nine per cent of B.C.’s allowable annual cut.
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Unhealthy funding formula
Fraser Valley residents are only getting about half the level of health care funding as their Vancouver counterparts, according to the B.C. auditor-general’s latest report. The report states that the Fraser Health Authority receives $1,585 per capita as compared to $3,008 per capita received by Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. Fraser Health also gets less than the Vancouver Island Health Authority ($2,554 per capita), Northern Health Authority ($2,465) and the Interior Health Authority ($2,372). The question is, why are Valley patients being short-changed? It may be that the formula used to establish funding levels has become outdated. The Fraser Valley has experienced significant growth in the past decade. Abbotsford, now home to a state-of-the- art hospital and cancer centre, has more than doubled in size since 1981. In the past five years, it experienced a 7.4 per cent increase in population from 124,258 to 133,497. It would appear its growth, like that of other municipalities in the Fraser Health region, is not properly factored into the current funding formula. Abbotsford Coun. John Smith has crunched the numbers and found that Fraser Health received 28 per cent of the overall health budget, for 39 per cent of the population. Clearly, this is not workable. While Fraser Health has done a good job at providing health care services, it is being handcuffed by an unbalanced system that should provide the same per capita funding for all residents. The next provincial government needs to take a close look at health funding policies and ensure that residents are not disadvantaged in terms of medical care according to what region they live in. - Black Press
B.C. gas boom is real, all right
Tom Fletcher Whether Christy Clark’s government survives the May election or not, the natural gas “Prosperity Fund” idea floated in last week’s throne speech is a useful one. B.C. is poised to join Alberta in the upper rank of energy producing jurisdictions, with an expanding network of natural gas collection, refining and processing into liquid (LNG) for export. Clark’s pre-election throne speech proposed a resource fund similar to Alberta’s Heritage Fund that would be reserved for debt reduction and major projects, rather than spent on programs, which tends to happen under the political pressure of four-year election cycles.
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Opposition politicians and media commentators have dismissed this as a pre-election stunt. They note that the LNG industry in B.C. doesn’t exist yet, and may never produce the hundreds of billions of dollars projected over the next 30 years. I returned for a visit to B.C.’s northeast earlier this month, and I can tell you the gas boom is real. My parents homesteaded east of Dawson Creek near the Alberta border in 1962, and I recall when our farm was drilled for gas by Gulf Canada 40 years ago. Many more gas wells have been drilled since then, and country roads have been widened and numbered for industrial traffic. Hydraulic fracturing, already in use when our farm was drilled, has been combined with directional drilling to open up huge new supplies. A farming community called
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Montney is the latest hot play, yielding not only shale gas but petroleum liquids, which are valuable for diluting heavy oil among other things. B.C. has never seen this kind of international investment interest before. Initial projects have been joined by global players such as British Gas, and Mitsubishi, a key player in Japan’s replacement of its devastated nuclear power program. Spectra Energy, which operates one of North America’s biggest gas processing plants at Fort Nelson and has another one under construction nearby, has begun work on a third plant near Dawson Creek. Spectra and British Gas have also proposed the latest of several pipelines, to move all this gas to an LNG terminal at Prince Rupert. The KitimatPrince Rupert region now has at least five proposed terminals, with
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investors including Shell, Chevron, ExxonMobil and state players from China and Korea. All this is happening as shale gas is developed across the United States as well. As with oil, Canada is a captive of the U.S. market, and the flood of new gas supply has the North American price at rock bottom. At least B.C. hopes it’s the bottom. Gas royalties passed forest income to the B.C. treasury many years ago, and now as the forest industry struggles to recover, the province faces tumbling revenues from gas. Why would B.C.’s shale gas be seen as a priority for new global investment in LNG? For one thing, we’re a stable democratic country with a mature industry and competent regulation. Secondly, the shipping advantage of the Kitimat and Prince Rupert ports to the Pacific Rim has
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Landfill closure a sound financial decision
Re: Hope landfill’s days are numbered (Feb. 13) The recent decision that council made regarding the accelerated closure of the landfill is one to be celebrated. The landfill has been operating out of compliance for many years. The plan to bring the landfill into compliance with the Ministry of the Environment is a well researched, publicly consulted, financially viable option for the longterm betterment of the community.
It is important to note that there will be no change in the level of service to commercial and residential collection. Self-haul material will still be able to be dropped off at the landfill site but will be disposed of into bins at a transfer station that will be built and operated by First Class Waste Inc. at their expense. The expedited closure will see JJM Construction fill the remaining airspace with the non-recyclable material from tetra pack drink packages
currently being held at the Norampac paper mill in Burnaby. This material and the closure plan have been approved by the Ministry of the Environment. Once filled, the landfill will be capped off and permanently closed with related costs to be covered by JJM Construction. The landfill has cost taxpayers approximately $400,000 per year to operate with an additional $175,000 per year set aside annually into a reserve
for future closure costs. Both of these expenses will be eliminated and will allow the district to prioritize other needed infrastructure projects. This quick action by Earl Rowe, Sperling Hansen (Landfill engineers), JJM Construction, First Class Waste and MOE has aided council in making a sound financial business decision for the benefit of all the community. Councillors Peter Robb and Scott Medlock
If there was ever a pivotal time to get involved and provide input that will impact the future of our community, this is it. The Hope branding initiative could be the single most important step taken in 25+ years to revitalize our town. We are competing for visitors,
investment and residents… it is important to identify, and play to, our strengths in order to attract ideal residents, businesses, employers and visitors. That’s what the branding initiative is all about. If you don’t understand the importance of branding or its potential
benefits, I encourage you to learn more about it at: http://hopechamber. net/about/hope-branding-initiative/ and email email@example.com or call the Hope & District Chamber of Commerce at 604-869-3111 with your comments/suggestions. For a really great example of
branding in action, visit www.sparwood.ca. Your input is so important… please take the time to provide it and help identify what is great and what needs improving to ensure our long term success. Michelle Richardson
Branding initiative is critical to Hope’s future
Spring reminder about bears and trash in area
With spring weather almost upon us, now is a great time to remember to make sure all garbage is secured and only put outside the morning of scheduled pick-up. Mama and baby bears will probably not be peeking out until the middle of March but yearlings
and males may decide to have a look (and smell) around to see if anything tasty has been left outside for them – as in trash. If they find something edible they will most likely hang around or come back, which is why it is important that we not give them a reason to do so. The District of Hope
did a terrific job last year in reducing attractants to wildlife – such as unsecured trash cans and bags. This resulted in a record low number of bear sightings. Starting in March, the Hope Mountain Black Bear Committee will once again have volunteers canvassing neighbourhoods and
Thankful for gifted coat
Great things still happen in Hope. I would like to publicly thank the gentleman who gave me a new safety coat this past week. He saw me riding my bike around town and decided
that I needed an upgrade. I am thankful for the gift and encouraged that there is still goodness to be found in our fellow neighbours. John Quinn
Councillor conflict of interest
Having noted a recent article in The Hope Standard regarding the outcome of residential rezoning, it was duly noted by a few taxpayers that Coun. Gerry Dyble had voted against a proposed secondary suite bylaw amendment. It looks like it occurs on the very street the Dyble family resides on in Hope. While I applaud Ms. Dyble’s interest in the issue, normal protocol in most municipality’s would have a councillor abstain from voting or declare a possible conflict of interest. Living or owning on the same street appears, as best as I can tell, to be a question-
able breach, with this hopefully being documented accordingly and any and all councillors given at least a rough summary of Roberts Rules. I have a lot of respect for the efforts put forth by all council and staff, but do hope that any related action is kept properly in check, to ensure the taxpayer gets effective leadership, that leaves their personal or business interests noted at the door each and every meeting. Ask Rob Ford (mayor of Toronto) or a host of others across Canada. D. Stokes
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Will you participate in Pink Shirt Day on Feb. 27?
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handing out helpful brochures. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have about black bears and their habits, and make suggestions on how to bear-proof your home or business, with
regard to attractants such as trash, fruit trees and other things bears find appealing. Be sure to look for the people wearing the bright yellow HMBBC volunteer shirts. There have been no
bear sightings so far in our district. However, should you happen to see a bear, please call the Hope Mountain Black Bear Committee at 604-860-4558. Scott Fyall, HMBBC volunteer
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The Hope Wildcats midget team won all their games at a 12-team event in Kamloops Feb. 1-3. The remaining home-ice playoff games are Feb. 20 and Feb. 27. This is the last season for players Kevin Misumi, Kyle Bonson, Brandon Ottesen, Brenden Sullivan and Brad Webb.
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Witty take on Hitchcock at Cultural Centre
Jennifer Feinberg Black Press
Take one alluring and mysterious woman, add a murder accusation, a missing finger, and an effort to foil foreign spies, and you have The 39 Steps. This witty take on the classic Alfred Hitchcock movie will have the audience rolling in the aisles with laughter at The Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Feb. 25. A comedic adaptation by Patrick Barlow, The 39 Steps reenacts the 1935 film nearly verbatim, but with only four actors. Whether by changing hats or postures, the physicality and vocal talent of the four performers is astounding as they transform from one character to another. Part juicy spy novel, part
Monty Python, The 39 Steps preserves the brilliance originally created by the master of suspense, director Alfred Hitchcock in this Tony award-winning show that kept Broadway entertained for years. The 39 Steps started as a First World War espionage novel by Scottish author John Buchan. It became an Alfred Hitchcock film in 1935. Then it was adapted for the stage and opened in London as a hit comedy, ran on Broadway and is now coming to Chilliwack. A thrilling show for all ages, Barlow’s brilliant adaptation, based on the novel and the classic film. Four incredibly talented actors morph into all kinds of zany characters in this
It started in September 2007, when two teens at a Nova Scotia high school stood up for a younger student. David Shepherd and Travis Price, both in Grade 12, heard about a Grade 9 student at their school who had been bullied and threatened for wearing a pink polo shirt on his first day of school. They decided they should do something about it and bought 50 pink shirts and tank tops to wear to school the next day. They also went online to round up support for their anti-bullying cause, which they dubbed a “sea of pink.” It worked. The next day, dozens of students were outfitted with the discount shirts, but even better, hundreds of students showed up wearing their own pink clothes, some from head to toe. The bullies were reportedly never heard from again. This year, Feb. 27 is Pink Shirt Day in B.C. and other parts of Canada, an annual anti-bullying event that started after the now-famous 2007 “sea of pink” campaign. The need for awareness and action against bullying remains as strong as ever say those involved in the pink event, including local radio station CKNW, Black Press, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Vancouver, and London Drugs, where people can buy the official pink shirts for 2013. “Awareness of what bullying is and understanding that it hurts is important,” says Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Vancouver president and CEO Carolyn Tuckwell. “It isn’t just a rite of passage. It doesn’t have to happen. And it’s relevant to
Arts Club Theatre Company presents The 39 Steps, a Hitchcockmeets-hilarious show, at the Cultural Centre on Feb. 25.
tongue-in-cheek adaptation that just might give you vertigo. One actor (Jay Hindle), only plays the main character Richard Hannay; one female
everyone, whether in school, after school or in the workplace.” According to www.bullyingcanada.ca, as many as 25 per cent of children in Grades 4 to 6 have been bullied and approximately one in 10 children have bullied others, while a 2004 study published in the Medical Journal of Pediatrics found that about one in seven Canadian children aged 11 to 16 are victims of bullying. It is important to recognize what bullying is, and that it happens in many forms
Pink Shirt Day is Wednesday Feb 27th – verbally, socially, physically and online (cyber bullying), says Tuckwell. “By wearing pink, people show they’re making that commitment, to not let bullying happen,” she says. Tuckwell and others emphasize that the pink shirt is secondary to raising awareness about bullying and getting people involved. B.C. is no stranger to tragedy related to bullying. From Surrey’s 14-year-old Hamed Nastoh, who jumped off the
actor (Diana Coatsworth) plays the three female love interests; and two actors (Shawn Macdonald, David Marr) perform the rest of
Patullo Bridge and killed himself after leaving a note behind blaming the constant bullying he endured at school, to Mission’s Dawn-Marie Wesley, 14, who committed suicide by hanging herself after relentless bullying, to Port Coquitlam’s Amanda Todd, 15, who killed herself after posting a video on YouTube talking about her experiences with cyber bullying, there are countless told and untold stories that remain horrific. The provincial government has taken steps to address bullying in recent years, including a Ministry of Education resource brochure for parents in 14 languages that can be found online at www. bced.gov.bc.ca/sco. Net proceeds benefit the CKNW Orphans Fund in support of the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Coast BC. The Boys and Girls Clubs offer programs that foster self-esteem, social engagement, academic success, inclusion, acceptance, respect for self and others, and connection to community. The CKNW Orphans Fund is committed to enhancing the lives of children with physical, mental and social challenges living in BC communities. The fund includes children who are bullied under the scope of the fund’s work, because these children will need extra support for their development.
the cast of over a hundred, including the occasional inanimate object. This is a fast-paced romp through the story of Hitchcock’s film that makes a very funny transposition of the film onto the stage that you won’t soon forget. The bored main character, Richard Hannay makes eyes at a mysterious woman only to return to his London home later where the woman is discovered dead. Thrown headlong into a run for his life, a mysterious spy organization alternately pursues and is pursued by him, from London to Scotland and back again. Both hindering and helping him is the beautiful, classy dame Pamela who, despite her best efforts, ends up
shackled, literally, to a man she thinks is a murderer. Meanwhile, the police and the spy organization are closing in on Richard. With the use of simple props and flexible set pieces the stage will transport audience members from urban London to the rustic hills of Scotland, with all the various methods of travel needed to get there. With an atmosphere of cold mists, steam engines and the thrill of a mystery we witness a love story unfold as this ludicrous and playful farce moves at a breakneck speed. The 39 Steps takes over The Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the box office or 604-391SHOW(7469).
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HOPE CRIME PREVENTION SOCIETY
A special thank you to the following service clubs, businesses & individuals for their support and kind donations, for the operation by volunteers a Non-Profit Crime Prevention program in our community and special events. • Hope Rotary Club • Hope Chamber of Commerce • Fraternal Order of Eagles • Canadian Foresters Holding Society • Hope Brigade Days • FV Regional District Area B • Cooper’s Foods • Rolly’s Restaurant • Hope McDonalds • Mount Hope Chevron & Town Pantry • Nestlé Waters Canada A Division • Hope Standard • Subway • Dutchie’s Bakery • Envision Financial • Blue Moose Coffee House • The Sasquatch Sign Co. • Royal Lepage Wheeler Cheam Realty Ltd. • Spectra Energy • Papandreas • Romano Photo & Frames • Tim Horton’s
• Linda Vandermeulen • Hell’s Gate Airtram • Lordco Parts Ltd. • Pharmasave • Toy’s Pharmacy • Fraser Valley Dragon Boating Club • Canyon Cable • Erica Press • ICBC Mike Weightman • Rocky Mtn. Recreation Co. • Telus • McConnell, Voelkl • Rona Home Centre • Kan Yon Restaurant • District of Hope • Allsys Computers •Hope Signcrafters • Panago Pizza • Mount Hope Electric • Talarico Excavating (Summer Smash) • Home Restaurant • Art Young • Steve McLean • Joan Hodgkinson
Hope Al-Anon Group Meeting: Support for friends and families of problem drinkers. Monday, Feb. 25 8 p.m. Fraser Canyon Hospital meeting room 1275 7th Ave. 604-869-7078 email@example.com
Community Choir: We practice weekly and present one or two concerts a year, as well as participating in the Community Christmas Carol Evening. Tuesday, Feb. 26 7 p.m. Hope United Church 310 Queen St. 604-869-8435 firstname.lastname@example.org
Tues. to Thurs. 11 am - 3 pm
Children’s Active Playtime (CAP): Bring your children for some energetic and active playtime. Lots of floor space to kick a ball, large toys to climb and ride on. For ages 1-4 years. Parent supervision required. Monday, Feb. 25 9:30 a.m. Hope Recreation Centre 1005 6th Ave. 604-869-2304 email@example.com
Once again, Thank You from the Hope Crime Prevention Society. We are very sorry if we missed anyone.
If you wish to volunteer, call 604.869.5900
Pizzazz!: Calling all book lovers in Grades 1 to 6! Drop by after school and enjoy a snack, discuss
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what you are reading, explore some new books and hang out with other book lovers. Tuesday, Feb. 26 3 p.m. Hope Library 1005 6th Ave. 604-869-2313 firstname.lastname@example.org
Westie Army Cadets Training: The 1789 Royal Westminster Regiment Cadet Corps program prepares youth age 12 to 19 to become leaders of tomorrow through fun yet challenging activities. Wednesday, Feb. 27 6:30 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 228 344 Fort St. 604-799-8897 email@example.com Little Reader’s Theatre: Join in this interactive preschool story time as we explore the use of props, puppets, and books to tell and act stories. Wednesday, Feb. 27 10 a.m. Hope Library 1005 6th Ave. 604-869-2313 firstname.lastname@example.org
Seniors Coffee and Conversation: Join us for a cup of coffee . No membership required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hope Library. Thursday, Feb. 21 10:30 a.m. Hope Library 1005 6th Ave. 604-869-2369 Fireside Chat: Canadian
author W.P. Kinsella will read from, and chat about, his latest book, Butterfly Winter. This is Kinsella’s first novel in 13 years and is the story of Julio and Esteban Pimental, twins whose baseball destiny begins with games of catch in the womb. Thursday, Feb. 21 10:30 a.m. Hope Library 1005 6th Ave. 604-869-2313 email@example.com
Great Big Annual Book Sale: Love books? Then this is the place to be! Great bargains on books of all shapes and sizes, tales and topics. New-ish, good quality book donations will be accepted at the library prior to sale day. This is an annual fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of the Hope Library. Hope Library 1005 6th Ave. 604-869-2369 firstname.lastname@example.org Crib: Card game on Friday, Feb. 22 1 p.m. Canyon Golden Agers Hall 560 Douglas St. 604-869-0655 email@example.com
BC Heritage Week Event: The theme of BC Heritage Week is “Good Neighbours - Heritage Homes & Neighbourhoods.” Drop into the Hope Visitor Centre on Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to share stories about the history of your
home or neighbourhood in the Hope area. Everyone who stops in will receive a free Heritage BC map and a chance to win a copy of the book “Here in Hope” by Joan Bridgeman. Also, take part in an open house at the Bears Heritage House Bed & Breakfast at 1075 Third Ave to get a first hand look at one of Hope’s oldest homes (free from 2 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 23). Hope Visitor Centre & Museum Complex 919 Water Ave. 604-869-2021 firstname.lastname@example.org February Hope Aglow: Hope Aglow invites you to “Come Dig for Treasure in God’s Word.” Dynamic speaker - Sue Martin, former Bible translator and trainer for Precept Ministries, will be teaching. Free continental breakfast; worship with Suzanne and Michelle; prayer ministry always available. Free babysitting provided on site. Men, women and teens welcome! Saturday, Feb. 23 10 a.m. 888 3rd Ave. 604-869-3286 email@example.com Movie night: A football film about the struggles of a team when facing tough times. Free movie with free pop,and popcorn. Saturday, Feb. 23 6 p.m. Potters House Church 476 Wallace St. 604-702-8464 firstname.lastname@example.org
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One card. Many services. The new BC Services Card is part of government’s plan to modernize BC’s health care system. It replaces your CareCard, can be combined with your driver’s licence, and also acts as your photo ID. It’s more convenient and more secure, with enhanced features to protect your personal information. And getting yours is easy. Starting February 15, 2013, and for the next five years, you can simply enrol when renewing your driver’s licence. And even if you don’t drive, you can enrol at the nearest location where driver’s licences are issued. To learn more visit: BCServicesCard.ca
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Sisters Chantal (left) and Eve Hadd practice their bows, in preparation for the Hope and District Figure Skating Club’s presentation of “Dr. Seuss on the Loose” at their 37th annual skating carnival on Saturday, March 2. Shows are at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. BARRY STEWART THE STANDARD
Skating carnival brings to life Dr. Seuss stories Two shows planned at Hope Arena on March 2
The late Theodore Geisel gifted the world with many wonderful illustrated children’s stories, writing under the pen-name Dr. Seuss. Now, the children of Hope are gifting their families and friends with skating routines themed around the Seuss stories. On March 2, the Hope and District Figure Skating Club is presenting “Dr. Seuss on the Loose” in two one-hour presentations at the Hope Arena. The matinee starts at 2 p.m. and the evening show kicks off at 7 p.m. “Lori Isbister is our car-
nival director this year and she has done a lot of work for us,” said club president Lindsay Druet on Monday. “She has sewn a lot of costumes and has been very creative. “Lori came in superstoked with the Dr. Seuss idea last fall and she was all ready to go. Practicing started after Christmas,” said Druet. Decked out in costumes will be truffulas, crazy fish, thneeds, Things One and Two, Horton, Mr. Grinch and the Cat in the Hat, among other characters. Club pro Michelle Inancsi has choreographed the routines for the 39 club skaters
in the show, which involves 16 separate routines. Club juniors Sophie Ens, Sarah Ouimet, Taylor Green and Sarah Isbister will be skating solos, as will the two guest performers. Local skater Sarah Steberl started with the Hope club when she was four years old. Now aged 12, she travels to Abbotsford for advanced training at the juvenile level. Steberl was a guest soloist at last year’s carnival and she returns this year for two routines. “We’ll also have Haleigha Bull, who is 10 years old, from the Burnaby Winter Club. She is pre-juvenile and she’s amazing,” said
Druet. Midway through the show, there will be an iceclean and a chance for kids to win the prize in the duck toss. “We’ll have a basket out on the ice, full of kid-friendly prizes,” said Druet. “They can buy numbered rubber tucks and toss them at the target and the closest to it wins the basket. We’ll also have a 50/50 draw.” While parents have been sewing or acquiring costume parts for a few months, the ultimate volunteer work takes place on the day of the show, with every family expected to pitch in on at least one of the many
jobs. “We need people to run the four spotlights, sell tickets at the door, supervise the change rooms and run the raffles and duck toss,” said the president, who is already looking toward next season. “The club did well this year,” she said. “We had 10 more Canskaters than last year, so we’re increasing our number of young skaters. “We tried a new idea this year and offered a try-out from September to December. If they liked it, they could keep on going,” said Druet. “Some others started after Christmas.” A whole season starts at
$361 for a Canskate member and Druet understands the fees can cause hardships for some families. If anyone is interested in skating next year and they need financial help, they should apply to KidSport.ca now, as it takes 90 days to get approved. In the meantime, people can support the club by attending “Dr. Seuss on the Loose” on March 2. Show times are 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Single admission is $5 and it’s $15 for a family. Children aged 5 and under are free. Tickets are only available at the door, so come early for best seating choices.
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MULLIGAN, Edith Therese Nov. 16, 1927 - Feb. 12, 2013 We are sad to lose Mom and Grandma; but glad for her that her struggle is over and she is at peace. Edith Therese Jarton was born in Willowbunch, Saskatchewan, November 16, 1927 and raised, along with sisters Margaret, Blanche, and brother Charlie, on a homestead farm by Mary (Gilmore) and Edward Jarton. Edith graduated in 1949 an R.N. from St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver. It was at this hospital that she met Stan Mulligan whom she married in 1953. She continues to smile upon Dad and their children Ryan (Barb), Greg, Roger (Fiona), Reg (Colleen) with grandchildren, Arienne, Chantelle, Brandon, Megan, Lynnaea, Nicole, Mariah, and Colin. Mom lived a joyful and full life with her family, but also endured many health challenges. She and we are so thankful for the many people who helped her on her journey. There will be visitation Tuesday February 19th between 12 p.m.-12:50 p.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00 p.m. at Good Shepherd Church, 2250 150th Street (and 24th Ave) Surrey. Reception to follow at the Church.
Family Interment will follow at a later date. Abide in my love said Jesus (John 15:9). On line condolences: www.kearneyfs.com
Maureen (Kalstrom) Sherman, beloved daughter of Allan and Beverly Kalstrom and sister of Louise Anderson, passed away on January 26, 2013 at the age of 58 years. Maureen is survived by her father Allan Kalstrom, her sister Louise Anderson, nephews Jesse and Danny Anderson and niece Jennifer Bateham. She also leaves to mourn her, aunts Bobbie Sutherland and Mary Rowly. Maureen was predeceased by her mother Beverly in 2002. Though your face will not be seen among us here today, your love is felt in every heart you changed along the way. Maureen leaves behind her beloved cat companions; Lady Bug, Molly and Beverly, who are missing her very much. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at Hope United Church. In lieu of flowers, in Maureen’s memory, please donate to the Chilliwack Animal Safe Haven, 49843 Chilliwack Central Road, Chilliwack, BC V2P 6H3, or to any BCSPCA. Condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
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CASUAL PAYROLL CLERK School District #78 (Fraser-Cascade) is seeking a person proficient in Payroll to work on a temporary or as-needed basis. The individual should have experience working in a unionized payroll environment and experience in contract interpretation. Applicants must have at least three years related training and/or experience, proficiency working with MS Word and Excel, keyboarding skills of 60 words per minute, and a Payroll Management Certificate Program, or equivalent. Applications with full supporting documentation, including references, and transcripts, if available can be submitted to: Natalie Lowe-Zucchet Secretary-Treasurer School District #78 (Fraser-Cascade) 650 Kawkawa Lake Road Hope, B.C. V0X 1L4 Fax: 604-869-7400 CLOSING DATE: MARCH 1, 2013
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H.O.P.E Project Helping Others Pursue Excellence
Overview: Yale First Nation is a dynamic, progressive First Nation Government on the horizon of implementing a final treaty agreement as negotiated with Canada and British Columbia. Currently, Yale First Nation is seeking an individual for its Band Manager position. Reporting to the Yale First Nation Council, the Band Manager position is responsible for administering the operations of the Yale First Nation as well as implementing the policy and directives of the Council in an effective way.
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Hope & Area Transition Society
H.O.P.E Project Helping Others Pursue Excellence
Mental Health/Substance Abuse Outreach Worker
Mental Health/Substance Abuse Coordinator
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Only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.
Only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013, Hope Standard A15 PETS 477
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE
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633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS
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1/2 Acre lot in Hope for Modular Home. Rent or buy the lot. New home $129,900. Call Chuck 604-830-1960.
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1 bedroom apartments for rent on Wallace St. $600. Newly renovated. Great view of Mt. Hope. On site coin-op laundry. N/P, N/S.
PORTABLE GENERATOR, new 950 W, Power Force King Canada, $175. firm Call (604)863-2255
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LEATHER JACKET, black, bikerâ€™s style. excell. cond. $125. Call (604)863-2255 NORDIC TIRES, two, like new, P-235/75 15â€?, 100% tread. $150 firm for pair. Call (604)863-2255
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HOPE AUTO BODY, complete collision repair & restoration. www.hopeautobody.ca Call (604)869-5244
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HOPE, 3 bdrm suite, on private acreage, sunny location with lots of outdoor opportunities, covered parking, $650/mon., horse paddocks on property. Avail immed. Call (604)869-9990
CARS - DOMESTIC
Over 350 used cars, trucks, and trailers, starting at $1000. Gardner GM Chevrolet, Hope, BC. 1-800929-9511 dealer # 7287 or view @ www. gardnergm.com
Hope - 688 Hudson Bay St. 2 bdrm, w/d, f/s, freshly painted, non smoking, pets negot. $825/m avail. March 1, Ross Fullbrook Royal Lepage 604-792-0077
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FIBERGLASS BOAT, 12-14 ft., needs paint, lightweight. $100 firm. Call (604)863-2255
HOPE, 4 bdrm home, beautiful park like grounds, downtown, walk to everything, $1450/mo, D/D, N/S, N/P, refs req, avail Mar 1. Call 1 (778)552-5293
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SKIS AND POLES. (604)863-2255
THE ONE, THE ONLY authorized Harley-Davidson technician training program in all of Canada. Youâ€™ll work on all types of HD bikes. Quality instruction and state-of-theart training aids. GPRC Fairview Campus, Fairview Alberta. 1 - 8 8 8 - 9 9 9 - 7 8 8 2 ; www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview.
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
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1 BEDROOM APT Adult complex, fridge, stove, N/P, drapes, laundry facilities. Refâ€™s reqâ€™d.
604-869-1212 or 604-869-2139 HOPE: 2 BDRM, Spacious 1250 sq. ft., 5 appl., priv. patio, N/S, N/P. Ref reqâ€™d. Adult oriented, avail. immed. $625/mo. 604-869-5288 or 604-858-7620 HOPE
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2 Bdrm apt. $650 1 Bdrm apt $575
F/S, coin laund, cable incl., secure prkg. Avail Now. Ross Fullbrook Royal LePage 604-792-0077
JOB POSTING Position Title: Finance Manager Overview: Yale First Nation is a dynamic, progressive First Nation Government on the horizon of implementing a final treaty agreement as negotiated with Canada and British Columbia. Currently, Yale First Nation is seeking an individual for its Finance Manager position. Reporting to the Band Manager, the Finance Manager position is responsible for the integrity and accuracy of the Yale First Nation financial administration process and financial accounting systems. The Finance Manager position ensures that the totality of the financial administration function will be carried out pursuant to the Yale First Nation policies and procedures in addition to sound accounting practices. Qualifications: t"DDPVOUJOHEFTJHOBUJPO $" $(" $." $"'. PSJTDVSSFOUMZFOSPMMFEJOUIFMBUUFSTUBHFTPG achieving a recognized accounting designation. tZFBSTFYQFSJFODFXPSLJOHXJUI'JSTU/BUJPO(PWFSONFOUT t&YQFSJFODFXJUI4BHF"DDQBDGPS8JOEPXTTPGUXBSF t"TPMJEVOEFSTUBOEJOHPG'JSTU/BUJPO(PWFSONFOUSFQPSUJOHSFRVJSFNFOUT CPUIĂśOBODJBMBOEOPOĂśOBODJBM t&YDFMMFOUWFSCBMBOEXSJUUFODPNNVOJDBUJPOTLJMMT t1SPĂśDJFOUXJUI.40ĂłDFTVJUFBQQMJDBUJPOT Main Duties: t8PSLXJUINBOBHFNFOUBOE:BMF'JSTU/BUJPO$PVODJMUPEFWFMPQCVEHFUT t%FWFMPQNFOUBOEVQEBUJOHPGDBTIĂ¸PXQSPKFDUJPOT t&OTVSFBMMĂśOBODJBMUSBOTBDUJPOTBSFBDDVSBUFMZSFDPSEFEJOUIFBDDPVOUJOHTZTUFNJOBUJNFMZ fashion. t*TTVFNPOUIMZBOERVBSUFSMZĂśOBODJBMSFQPSUT t.PEJGZJOHBOEVQEBUJOHĂśOBODJBMSFQPSUJOHGPSNBUTBTOFFEFESFRVJSFE t3FTQPOTJCMFGPSBDDPVOUTSFDFJWBCMF BDDPVOUTQBZBCMF HFOFSBMMFEHFS BOEQBZSPMMUSBOTBDUJPOT t3FDPODJMJBUJPOPGCBMBODFTIFFUBDDPVOUTBOEQFSGPSNJOHCBOLSFDPODJMJBUJPOT t"DUJWFMZNPOJUPSDPNQMJBODFXJUIGVOEJOHBHSFFNFOUT t&OTVSFUIBUBMMSFQPSUJOHSFRVJSFNFOUTBSFDPNQMJFEXJUI t8PSLDPMMBCPSBUJWFMZBTBNFNCFSPGUIF:BMF'JSTU/BUJPONBOBHFNFOUUFBN t&OTVSFUIBUQPMJDJFT QSPDFEVSFTBOEJOUFSOBMDPOUSPMQSPDFTTFTBSFPQFSBUJOHFĂ˛FDUJWFMZ
HOPE, For rent 1 small bedroom home, furnished with heat and light. A mobile home, better than an apartment, no noisy neighbour on the other side of the wall. In a 55 plus community. Call for appointment to see. 604-240-3464
847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES
HOPE, Retail Space available, 591 Wallace, 3 units + storage shed starting at $400/mon +hst, incl heat, water & garbage. Call Rob @ 604869-9763
2004 CHEVY TAHOE 4X4 SUV, fully loaded,low kmâ€™s,excell. cond. $11,600 obo. Call(604)618-9449
HOPE, 2 bdrm duplex, convenient location, newly renovated, adult oriented building, new s/s appliances, avail. now. Call (604)882-2505
733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS 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.
Gordon 604-240-3464 HOPE
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 HOPE, Silver Hope Mobile Park. Cabin, Mobile homes, and R/V pads for monthly rentals, cable included. Call (604)869-1203
Deadline: February 26, 2013.
HOPE. 2 bdrm house, located in town. W/D, No smoking. No pets. Refâ€™s prefâ€™d. $800. (604)876-7704.
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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
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673
HOMES FOR RENT
KEY TRACK AUTO SALES CARS & VANS: 1997 HONDA CIVIC 4dr auto Aircare ST#323 $2200 1999 PONTIAC TRANSPORT van 7 pgr low km ST#281 THIS WEEK $2299 2002 PONTIAC SUNFIRE 4dr auto aircare st#195 $2400 2002 CHRYSLER NEON 4dr auto Aircare sunroof runs good ST#147 $2900 2000 CHEV BLAZER 4X4 auto 4dr Aircare loaded ST#340 $2995 2005 PONTIAC GRAND AM 4dr auto sdn full load aircare st#276 $3495 1999 TOYOTA COROLLA 4dr sedan fully loaded ST#303 $3495 2002 PONTIAC GRAND AM 4dr sdn auto Aircare low km st#313 $3400 2005 FORD TAURUS auto fully loaded air care low kms only 99km st#318 $4500 2007 FORD FOCUS 4dr auto Aircared full load ST#346 $6,300 2007 PONTIAC MONTANNA 7pgr Van runs good no accidents ST#312 $6900 2007 FORD FUSION 4DR auto, loaded ST#250 $6900 2007 FORD FUSION 4dr sdn aotu full load Aircare st#321 $7,900 2007 JEEP COMPASS 4dr auto 4X4 Aircare loaded ST#336 $8,900 2009 CHEV IMPALA 4dr auto, loaded ST#325 $8,900 2008 NISSAN SENTRA 4dr auto low km fully loaded st#332 $8,900 2009 NISSAN SENTRA low km 4dr auto st#328 $10,900 2009 TOYOTA COROLLA 4dr sdn auto full load low kms st#331 $11,900
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TRUCKS & VANS
TRUCKS & VANS
2001 MAZDA MPV VAN, 2.5L, auto 225K, 7 pass. runs exc, nice body. $1750. Call (604)863-2255 Auto Financing 1.800.910.6402
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2007 Chevrolet Uplander LS - V-6 7 pass, Air, Tilt, Cruise, PW, PDL, CD. $5850 Like New(604)556-4242 2007 FORD RANGER, ext cab, 2wd, auto, air, 6 cyl, matching canopy, 200 hwy km, well maintained. $6500. 604-619-7285
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1997 FOR F150 Supercab 3 dr 5 spd v6 st#330 $2900 2006 GMC 3500SLE crew cab 4X4 auto fully loaded long box only this week ST#198 $7,900 2007 FORD F150 reg cab V6 auto long box ST#205 $8,900 2006 FORD F350 crew cab siesel 4X4 auto long box runs good st#282 $10,900 2005 GMC SLE CREW cab 4X4 auto diesel long box, loaded ST#218 $10,900 2008 FORD F150 REG CAB 4x4 auto long box ST#207 $11,900 2003 FORD F250 XLT quad cab 4X4 7.3L pwr strk dsl shrt boxruns good ST#256 $12,900 2007 FORD F150 supercab cre XLT 4X4 auto fuel loaded ST#273 $13,900 2006 FORD F350 XLT CREW cab diesel 4X4 auto long box runs good ST#309 $14,900 2009 GMC HD QUAD cab 4X4 auto long box runs good Only This Week St#274 $15,900 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 2005 CHEV 2500 HD LS cr/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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ON NOW AT YOUR BC BUICK GMC DEALERS. bcgmcdealers.ca 1-800-GM-DRIVE. GMC is a brand of General Motors of Canada. */†/‡Offers apply to the purchase, finance or lease of 2013 GMC Sierra Ext Cab 4X4 (1SF)/2013 GMC Terrain FWD SLE-1 (R7A), equipped as described. Freight ($1,600/$1,550) included in purchase, finance and lease prices and payments. License, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and taxes not included. Dealer order or trade may be required. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Limited time offers which may not be combined with other offers, and are subject to change without notice. Offers apply to qualified retail customers in the BC Buick GMC Dealer Marketing Association area only. Conditions and limitations apply. GMCL, RBC Financial, TD Auto Financing Services or Scotiabank may modify, extend or terminate this offer in whole or in part at any time without notice. See dealer for details. †0%/0.99% purchase financing offered on approved credit by RBC Financial/TD Auto Financing/Scotiabank for 72/84 months on new or demonstrator 2013 GMC Terrain / GMC Sierra 1500. Rates from other lenders will vary. Down payment, trade and/or security deposit may be required. Monthly payment and cost of borrowing will vary depending on amount borrowed and down payment/trade. Example: $10,000 at 0%/0.99% APR, the monthly payment is $139/$124 for 72/84 months. Cost of borrowing is $0/$354, total obligation is $10,000/$10,354. 0% financing offers are unconditionally interest-free. ‡Based on a 0.9%, 24/48 month lease for new (demonstrator not eligible) 2013 GMC Sierra/Terrain, equipped as described. Annual kilometer limit of 20,000km, $0.16 per excess kilometer. OAC by GM Financial. Lease APR may vary depending on down payment/trade. Down payment or trade of $1,999/$2,000/$3,000/$3,300 and security deposit may be required. Total obligation is $11,136/$18,312. Option to purchase at lease end is $19,299/$12,441 plus applicable taxes. Other lease options available. ≠$7,000 manufacturer to dealer delivery credit available on the 2013 Sierra Light Duty Ext/Crew, for retail customers only. See your GM dealer for details. **Valid at participating GM dealerships in Canada only. Retail customers only. Offer ranges from 750 to 3,000 AIR MILESR reward miles, depending on model purchased. No cash value. Offer may not be combined with certain other AIR MILES promotions or offers. See your participating GM dealer for details. Offer expires February 28, 2013. Please allow 4–6 weeks after the Offer end date for reward miles to be deposited to your AIR MILES® Collector Account. GMCL may modify, extend or terminate this Offer for any reason in whole or in part at any time without notice. Miles are issued by LoyaltyOne Inc. and are subject to the terms and conditions of the AIR MILES Reward Program. ™Trademarks of AIR MILES International Trading B.V. Used under license by LoyaltyOne, Inc. and General Motors of Canada Limited. ^Whichever comes first. Conditions and limitations apply. See dealer for details. ^^Based on latest competitive data available. †*Comparison based on 2012 Wards segmentation: Middle/Cross Utility Vehicle and latest competitive data available, and based on the maximum legroom available. Excludes other GM brands. +The Best Buy seal is a registered trademark of Consumers Digest Communications, LLC, used under license. ¥For more information visit iihs.org/ratings.
A16 Hope Standard Wednesday, February 20, 2013
THE GMC 0 NEW YEAR START-UP $7,000 FINANCE
PHONE: 604-869-9511 PARTS: 604-869-2002
CLIENT : DOCKET : AD # : SIZE : FONTS : RESOLUTION : INSERTION DATE: PUB : PROOF : DATE : (OR EQUIVALENT TRADE)
6.1L/100KM HWY 9.2L/100KM CITYt
GM SBCP0141 3717.13.MMW.4C 10” x 145L (10.357”) Gotham Family, Klavika Family 220 dpi 13.02.20 TAB HP 1 13.02.15
FINANCE: BI-WEEKLY / 84 MONTHS / AT 0.99%† LEASE: MONTHLY / 24 MONTHS / AT 0.9%‡
SLT-2 MODEL SHOWN
Call Gardner Chevrolet Buick GMC at 604-869-9511, or visit us at 945 Water Avenue, Hope. [License #7287]
• Extended Warranty Repairs • Factory Trained Technicians • Free Shuttle & Courtesy Cars
C H E V R O L E T
BASED ON A PURCHASE PRICE OF $29,995* INCLUDES $7,000 CASH CREDITS≠
IN CASH CREDITS≠
(OR EQUIVALENT TRADE)
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B U I C K
FINANCE: BI-WEEKLY / 84 MONTHS / AT 0.99%† LEASE: MONTHLY / 48 MONTHS / AT 0.9%‡
G M C
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2013 GMC SIERRA
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SLT MODEL SHOWN
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11.2L/100KM HWY 15.9L/100KM CITYt
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DARE TO COMPARE:
2013 GMC TERRAIN SLE-1
2,000 REWARD MILES**
BASED ON A PURCHASE PRICE OF $29,995*
• Consumers Digest Best Buy for the Fourth Year in a Row+ • Standard Rear Vision Camera and 7” Touch-Screen Display • Bluetooth® and XM Satellite Radio • Multi-Flex™ Sliding and Reclining Rear Seat, offering Class-Leading Legroom†*
GET UP TO 3,000 AIR MILES AT GMC - ONLY UNTIL FEB 28TH
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Published on Feb 20, 2013