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DROP-IN CENTRE OFFICIALLY OPENS The H.O.P.E. Project connects people with community resources
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BC Conservative Party candidate for Chilliwack-Hope, Michael Henshall, listens as independent candidate Ryan McKinnon answers a question at Monday’s all-candidates meeting in Hope.
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The four contenders for the Chilliwack-Hope riding faced off in a debate on Monday night, hosted by the Hope & District Chamber of Commerce. Among the issues discussed were debt reduction, poverty and environmental protection. BC Conservative Party candidate Michael Henshall addressed the audience first holding up a ball and chain with $57 billion written on it representing the provincial government’s debt. “You can’t tax and spend people into prosperity. Look at Greece as
a recent example – you end up bankrupt and this is the direction that B.C. is heading right now and we have a plan to turn it around,” said Henshall, pointing out that thousands of people have been leaving the province in the last few years to work in Alberta and Saskatchewan. “When we raise our taxes too high, it makes our products uncompetitive with jurisdictions around us. We need to reduce our taxes, actually get business going and bring back good paying jobs to British Columbia.” Henshall said legislative reform is needed and his party would have committees scrutinize gov-
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ernment expenditures annually during the fall sitting. Laurie Throness, who is running for the BC Liberals, asked voters to be fair and objective when looking at the government’s record. He acknowledged that his party has made mistakes, but said the Liberals have apologized and paid for them in many ways. “Look at the big picture,” said Throness. “We have balanced our budget, we have a triple-A credit rating, personal and corporate taxes are among the lowest in Canada, we have relatively low debt load proportionate to the federal government and we have a plan to pay off our debt.”
Independent candidate Ryan McKinnon pointed out that there’s inefficiencies and unnecessary spending in government, particularly in the Ministry of Children and Family Development. As a major champion for child protection reform, he said some of that money could be better spent on economic stimulus, and services for mothers and fathers that are losing their children. “Money is going to the wrong areas,” said McKinnon. “There’s too much fat that needs to be trimmed.” Continued on 3
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About 60 students from C.E. Barry and Coquihalla schools have been working with two directors from Missoula Childrenâ€™s Theatre on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs this week. The one-week residency culminates in two public performances this Saturday (May 11) in the Coquihalla school gym, complete with professionally designed scenery and costumes. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children five and over at the door.
Chilliwack-Hope contenders debate local issues
When it comes to the environment, the candidates said they would oppose a garbage incinerator in the Fraser Valley and would like to see public input considered before making oil pipeline decisions. Henshall pointed out that the long-term economic and environmental benefits of pipelines need to be examined. â€œEverybody has concerns when youâ€™re talking oil and water,â€? added BC NDP candidate Gwen Oâ€™Mahony. â€œRight now we donâ€™t have a say over pipelines in B.C. That decision is made in Ottawa. We need a made-in-B.C. process.â€? Oâ€™Mahony pointed out that her party would invest carbon tax revenue, which is currently â€œbeing used to give tax breaks to corporations,â€? into transit infrastructure and building a greener economy. The NDP also would pass a poverty reduction strategy, which includes a B.C. Family Bonus, building 1,500 affordable housing units each year by leveraging the existing $250 Housing Endowment Fund, and tying income assistance to inflation. â€œChange takes time, one practical step at a time, but it can be accomplished,â€? she said.
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Gerry Dyble, executive director of Hope & Area Transition Society, addresses the crowd at the H.O.P.E. Project grand opening celebration on May 2.
Initiative last fall, many of us knew this could be the answer to our concerns.” Hope & Area Transition Society was successful in securing $153,000 in funding for this project. Initial research and meetings with focus groups, clients and stakeholders was conducted by Ron and Anita Van Wyk
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ties are available online at hope transition.org or at the drop-in centre. In the first three weeks of being open, 221 people came through the centre. “It is through the relationships that we build with the people who access our services we will begin to see change in our community and ultimately the people that we serve,” said Dyble. “Each community partner and person will undoubtedly be instrumental in the ongoing success of this project through programs and services and we are hopeful that this project will be a sustainable service that will continue for years.”
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of the Mennonite Central Committee. H.O.P.E. connects clients with community resources and programs. It also promotes social inclusion by encouraging clients take an active role in their recovery and life plan. Clients are encouraged to participate in peer-led committees in which they take on roles such as cleaning the dropin centre, organizing the library and volunteering. Among the services provided at no cost to clients are a weekly lunch program, outdoor activities, art and First Nations Art programs, and access to computers. Monthly calendars listing a wide range of daily activi-
With summer fast approaching, Hope RCMP would like to remind residents that there will be increased police presence in the Hope area, especially during long weekends. The Hope detachment is teaming up with Fraser Valley Traffic Services and the Fraser Valley Integrated Road Safety Unit to step up enforcement of federal and provincial laws. Officers will concentrate on keeping highways safe from distracted drivers, inconsiderate drivers, and defective vehicles. Roadblocks will also be set up around Hope and Boston Bar. Having traffic members working in Hope during the typical busy policing season allows the Hope detachment to focus on dealing with calls for service and conducting proactive patrols to curb property crime. Hope RCMP will also continue working with Hope Crime Prevention Society this summer. The non-profit group is involved with Speed Watch, Block Watch, Citizens on Patrol, and patrols at Othello Tunnels.
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A new initiative in Hope aims to make social services more accessible to the people suffering with mental illness, addiction, isolation or other social issues. Helping Others Pursue Excellence (H.O.P.E.) Project is an adult dropin centre run by the Hope & Area Transition Society in the SOCIA building on Third Avenue. It’s designed to increase accessibility for clients, promote social inclusion and reduce redundancy among services so that time, energy and funding can be better focused on client needs in order to provide holistic treatment. “As service providers and as clients, we have said for years we need a place for people to come and feel a sense of belonging, purpose and gained opportunities,” said Gerry Dyble, executive director of the Hope & Area Transition Society. “When grant funding became available through the Community Action
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Food bank donations Maclynne Bourquin (middle), executive director of Hope Community Services, was presented with a shopping cart filled with food from Adrianna Riddell and Chad Lueck of Hope Envision Financial on Tuesday. The donation, along with a $1,879.01 cheque, is part of Envision’s The Full Cupboard program, which aims to raise food, funds and awareness for the local food bank. Donations to the program can be made directly at the branch or online at http:// www.foodbanksbc. com/get-involved/ thefullcupboard.
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Paying to visit America wants to charge us for the privilege of visiting. The Department of Homeland Security recently proposed a crossing fee for visitors traversing America’s northern and southern borders. The fee would help the department pay for the ever-increasing cost of keeping Americans safe. And with a deficit already more than a trillion dollars combined with the indefatigable sense of paranoia that has gripped many of that country’s legislators since the terror attacks of 9-11, that cost is becoming onerous. So why not hit up people crossing the border to buy a brick of cheese or fill up the gas tank in their car, or spending thousands of dollars on vacation to California? After all, income tax was supposed to be a temporary measure, and eventually everyone just became resigned to it as a lessthan-beloved necessity. A border tax isn’t a new idea. It gets floated every few years and is inevitably shot down by strong lobbying from border states that dread the hit their economies would take if Canadians decided it would be just as cheap to buy their cheese at home. With the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings still fresh, it’s a tempting source of revenue; charging the 350 million travelers who cross into the United States every year a few bucks every time they go through a border station would buy a lot of X-ray screeners and bomb sniffing wands. Not to mention pay the inflated salaries and pensions of bureaucrats who cook up and administer such programs. But those travelers contribute $21 billion each year to the American economy, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs. Even chipping away a bit of that would be devastating to a lot of gas station operators, hotels and grocery stores. - Black Press
NDP to voters: trust us
B.C. VIEWS Tom Fletcher When Adrian Dix took over as B.C. NDP leader two years ago, he struggled to communicate, especially in the sound bites of radio and TV. There was a running joke in the legislature press gallery: It didn’t matter what question you asked him, you got a six-minute answer that ended with the evils of log exports. Even more than under Carole James, the NDP railed against log exports. “B.C. logs for B.C. jobs” became one of Dix’s favourite slogans. As the election approached, another Dixism was heard daily: “Say what you’re going to do, say
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how you’re going to pay for it.” So it was a surprise a few weeks ago when the NDP signaled it would essentially not offer a policy on log exports. They’re going to meet with “stakeholders” and come up with a plan after they get a majority government. This is exactly the same nonpolicy the NDP had in 2009. They don’t have an answer to the industry’s point that the high price gained by premium logs in foreign markets is what keeps many loggers working, and subsidizes the harvest of other logs for B.C. coastal mills. Another thing the NDP doesn’t like is private power development. This issue featured prominently in the NDP leadership contest two years ago. Leadership contender Mike Farnworth told the party faithful he would study independent
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power purchase contracts, and if he found that they are not in the public interest, he would “mend them or end them.” Another leadership hopeful, energy critic John Horgan, allowed that he would “break” contracts if necessary. By this spring, Dix had a new non-position on power purchase contracts. He will “assess them and address them.” The printed platform promises a review “within the limits of existing contracts.” Either they plan to risk a costly legal battle, or they’re just paying lip service. All you have to do to find out is elect them. Labour code changes are another blank slate. A memo from the B.C. Federation of Labour executive to members last year described how they were working closely with the NDP to rewrite B.C. labour law. The NDP election platform
punts this issue until after the election as well, promising an independent expert panel to decide on issues like whether to end secret-ballot votes for union certification. This isn’t just a bad idea, it’s a 30-year-old bad idea. It’s based on the destructive old notion that employers are the enemy of workers, and only a union can protect them. The long decline of union membership in the private sector isn’t caused by employer bullying or secret-ballot votes that protect employees’ freedom of choice. The cause is global competition. The only protection workers have from that is their own efficiency. Balancing the budget? An NDP government will strive to do that over “the business cycle,” says finance critic Bruce Ralston. Oldtimers might remember this one. It’s taken from the NDP’s 1991
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election platform. Yes, 22 years ago there was a widespread belief in a predictable four-year cycle of commodity prices and other economic determinants. Whatever was left of that dusty, faded picture was erased with the financial collapse of 2008. If you still believe in a predictable “business cycle,” you may be willing to accept that an NDP-led B.C. will become the first jurisdiction in human history to eliminate poverty, by setting annual targets and paying out borrowed money to low-income parents. On ferries, fracking, union contracts, capital construction and other weighty matters, the NDP’s answer is the same: trust us. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com email@example.com
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Letters Consider consequences of your vote
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Editor’s note: Gwyn Morgan is the former chair of SNC Lavalin, and is a director on the boards of several other large corporations including EnCana Corporation. He has served as an advisor to Christy Clark. I’m concerned that many British Columbians are more focused on “change” for the sake of change rather than electing the party most likely to foster job creation and financial stability. Our province’s resource endowment has always been a mainstay of both jobs and the generation of revenues needed to fund social programs. From what I have seen and heard, an NDP government would rev-up spending while stymieing resource development through endless environmental reviews and or by just saying “no,” driving investment to other provinces and other countries. We need new mines and gas fields, pipelines, refineries, ports and pro-
cessing plants to replace jobs lost by tech change and by events like the pine beetle catastrophe. Economic development and the protection of the environment are not mutually exclusive. Yes, we must be good stewards of our beautiful province, but we do have the technology to move the economy forward in an environmentally responsible manner. Saying no to new projects will mean job losses for currently employed and no opportunity for young people looking to join the work force. We also need to focus on balancing the provincial budget, rather than taking money away from social programs to fund rising interest costs. Forty years of experience in business has taught me that too much debt is crippling. It scares me that the NDP have rolled out billions of dollars in new spending during this campaign, and
their “every dollar is accounted for” rhetoric just isn’t credible because their anti-development attitude will reduce revenue at the same time as spending rises. There is truth to the adage, “Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” The NDP came to power in 1991 and governed the rest of that decade. Investment dried up and economic growth trailed the rest of Canada. A low point came when the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce thanked the B.C. government for driving growth investment in Alberta. Glenn Clark’s 1996-1999 tenure was arguably the most disastrous for B.C. and with Adrian Dix, Premier Clark’s former chief of staff leading the province, I’d be very worried about history repeating itself. It took many years for the Liberals to repair the damage. During their time in government, North America
suffered through a major recession and yet we now have a triple-A credit rating, higher than the U.S. government, allowing B.C. taxpayers the lowest possible interest rates Have the Liberals done everything right? Certainly not. The introduction of the HST by the Campbell government was badly handled. There have been other gaffes and ill thought out policies. And while there is a natural inclination for people to vote to change long governing parties, it’s important not to let the NDP sleepwalk to victory without thinking about which party is likely to create jobs and not burden today’s young people with a mountain of debt. I’m not asking that you agree with me, only that you think through the full consequences of your choice carefully. And then get out and vote on May 14. Gwyn Morgan
Local automotive work is ‘exceptional’
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Hope Auto Body owner Kevin Pole (right) recently completed body and interior restoration work on Ken Burnett’s 1964 Thunderbird. Canyon Automotive did the mechanical restoration.
I live in North Vancouver and my partner of many years, Maureen Wood, lives in Hope. In 2005 we visited the family farm in Rickreall, Oregon. Aunt Ruby, some 90 years old, still managed the farm on the basis of leasing the land to other farmers. Way out in the “back forty” was a three-story, broken down, almost as old as Ruby, barn. Out of curiosity, I asked cousin Raymond to take me out to the barn. We climbed through brambles and blackberries and to my amazement in the barn was storage for seven 1960s cars. Two Thunderbirds,
Auxiliary event was successful The Auxiliary to the Fraser Canyon Hospital/Fraser Hope Lodge had a successful Spring Event and Luncheon on Saturday, May 4 at the Eagles Hall. We appreciated the support from the community of Hope. Money raised will go towards patient’s comfort and care.
We also enjoyed having the Hope Community Choir perform and everyone participated in an old fashion sing-a-long. Kudos to Jill Last, our choir director, and accompanist Karrie Matthew. The raffle ticket winners were:
First prize ($250.00) - Eileen Donovan Second Prize (digital camera) - Muriel Young Third Prize (golf bag) - Adolf Devries Fourth Prize (computer bag/ quick cam - Martin Dekok Mary Birchmore
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two Cadillacs and three Mercury Station Wagons. Well, I bought the two Thunderbirds (1960 and 1964) – likely a dream of Maureen’s cousin to restore them all. In car collector parlance these were “barn finds.” Upon my recent retirement, I was determined to restore the 1964 and chose to have all that work done in Hope – and there was much work to
do. The mechanical restoration was completed by Canyon Automotive - Jeremy, Brad and Cam. The body and interior restoration was done by Hope Auto Body - Kevin and his team. Their work was exceptional and greeted with patient enthusiasm. I believe that all my travels back and forth from North Vancouver
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were most worthwhile and expect to have them start sometime restoring the 1960 Bird. There is quality work and quality people in Hope. Kudos to every one at Canyon Automotive and Hope Auto Body. Ken Burnett
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NOTICE OF SEWER LINES FLUSHING The Utilities Department will be performing sewer line maintenance May 13 to May 17 and May 21 to May 24, 2013. Please be advised that this flushing may result in pressure that may cause backflow through the toilet; therefore, the District advises that residents should keep the toilet seat in the closed position to avoid any potential back pressure that may spray out of the toilet. Any concerns should be directed to Mr. Graham Hogg, Utilities Foreman, at 604-869-2333. District of Hope 325 Wallace Street, PO Box 609 Hope, BC V0X 1L0
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Counterfeit bills in Hope
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A 34-year-old Hope man has been charged with possession and using counterfeit money. Cory Burger was arrested on May 1 after Hope RCMP was notified of a man passing off counterfeit currency at the Flying J travel plaza on Flood-Hope Road. Police later executed a search warrant at his home on Jason
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Road, which resulted in the seizure of computers, 24 counterfeit US$10 bills with the serial number of IE70080723A, and evidence relating to the production of counterfeit currency. “I would like to thank the business community for their assistance and cooperation into this investigation,” said Cpl. Darren
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Rennie. “The phony US$10 bills were passed throughout businesses in Hope and the Fraser Valley.” Burger was scheduled to appear in Chilliwack provincial court on Tuesday. According to court records, he is also currently charged with using a forged document and breach of bail conditions in Chilliwack.
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erty Transfer Tax for home buyers. The Property Transfer Tax (PTT) consists of one per cent charged on the first $200,000 in property value and two per cent after that. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) wants the next provincial government to raise the threshold where the two per cent tax level starts to apply to $525,000. That would mean a $600,000 home currently charged $10,000 in PTT each time it changes hands would instead be charged $6,750, saving buyers $3,250. “While the PTT is not top of mind in most people’s daily lives, when the time comes to purchase a home this tax becomes a significant burden for home buyers in B.C. to shoulder,” REBGV president Sandra Wyant said. She said the PTT was introduced as a wealth tax 26 years ago – when just five per cent of Metro Vancouver homes sold for more than $200,000 – but its threshold has remained unchanged and rising home values have made many more homes subject to the two per cent portion. It’s an admirable idea, says Canadian Taxpayers Federation B.C. director Jordan Bateman. But he’s not holding
his breath for any political party to change the PTT, which raises $700 million to $1 billion a year for the province, depending on the volume of real estate sales. “Political parties will talk about the PTT, complain about it, until of course it’s election time and then they go absolutely stealthily silent on it,” Bateman said. Victoria has rejected previous suggestions from TransLink that part of the PTT raised from Metro Vancouver support transit upgrades here. Bateman said the tax drives up the already high cost of housing in the region. “It’s a perfect example of a tax that’s grown out of control,” he said. “The Property Transfer Tax is such easy money the government never tinkered with it and became reliant on it.” The REGBV released an Ipsos Reid poll it commissioned showing 58 per cent of B.C. residents think the PTT puts an unfair tax burden on home buyers compared to other groups. The PTT has also been controversial recently because businesses and wealthy individuals are increasingly avoiding paying the tax by holding real estate within a bare trust corporation and selling that shell company to the new buyer.
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Some new phone customers in B.C. may be issued a number with the province’s new 236 area code starting June 1. The new area code covers the entire province and was approved by the CRTC to ensure residents and businesses have enough phone numbers. Customers who get a new phone number may be able to choose from existing 604, 778 or 250 area codes where enough of those numbers exist. If those options aren’t available a 236 number will be issued. Geographic boundaries that govern long-distance calling are not affected. Plans for the new area code were announced in 2011 in response to the explosive growth in wireless device use, depleting the supply of available phone numbers within B.C.’s existing area codes.
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Y E H NDP keeps ‘wiggle IDS! K room’ on oil pipeline Jeff Nagel Black Press
Despite repeated questioning on oil exports this election, B.C. NDP leader Adrian Dix still won’t explicitly rule out a twinning of the Kinder Morgan oil pipeline through B.C. Dix announced his party’s stance against a “massive expansion of oil tankers” through Vancouver harbour on Earth Day, to much applause from environmentalists who interpreted it as a rock-solid ‘No’ to Kinder Morgan. But two days later NDP energy critic John Horgan told Black Press the NDP doesn’t reject the pipeline twinning project outright and would wait to see how Kinder Morgan might revise its plan, possibly using a different terminal. Dix then rejected any other Metro Vancouver terminal, such as Deltaport, which Horgan had suggested the company might propose. The NDP leader was grilled in both the radio and TV leaders’ debates on the possibility Kinder Morgan might propose bending the new pipeline south from Abbotsford to a terminal in Washington State, avoiding Vancouver. Both times Dix stuck to his position against Metro Vancouver becoming as an oil superport without issuing a blanket pipeline rejection. “What I say ‘no, period’ to is transforming
the ports of Metro Vancouver into major oil export ports,” Dix said when asked in an interview Wednesday why he doesn’t fully reject the twinning. “That increase in oil tankers off our coast is not in our economic and environmental interest and I’m against it.” Dix said Kinder Morgan is free to submit its formal pipeline application and said he has laid out clearer parameters than the B.C. Liberals’ “trust us” stance on new oil pipelines. Asked if he sees any potential gamechanging re vision to the pip eline proposal that makes it more attractive by reducing risk or adding benefits, he said no. On the notion of an alternate terminal, Dix said changing the launch point of tankers a few nautical miles “doesn’t make a significant amount of difference.” Not everyone is convinced. “I think they’ve got some wiggle room,” B.C. Green Party leader Jane Sterk. “I think they could argue that if the tankers are going down south of the border, it’s not in B.C. waters.” Nor does B.C. Yukon Building and Construction Trades Council executive director Tom
Sigurdson yet take the NDP’s position as a definitive rejection of the Trans Mountain pipeline twinning. “For us, we’re moving as though there’s a possibility,” he said, adding representatives for unionized workers remain in talks with pipeline builders on the hope thousands of construction jobs will materialize, even under an NDP government. “We continue our discussions as though something may happen.” Husky Energy’s CEO has also predicted “extreme” antipipeline rhetoric will subside after the election. T h e $5.4-billion pipeline project from Alberta to the Lower Mainland would nearly triple the amount of oil flowing to 890,000 barrels per day and send hundreds more tankers through coastal waters. The issue resurfaced earlier this week when former B.C. Liberal leader turned NDPer Gordon Wilson endorsed Premier Christy Clark and the BC Liberals, in part citing the NDP’s position on Kinder Morgan. Wilson said the NDP sought to woo Green voters while Horgan secretly met with Kinder Morgan to assure the firm an NDP government would still be ready to deal after the election.
While the NDP has consistently opposed Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline plan, Dix had previously said it was premature to take a position until Kinder Morgan tables a formal proposal. B.C. Liberal energy minister Rich Coleman also called Horgan’s April 23 meeting with Kinder Morgan an attempt at a “wink-wink, nudgenudge” message to the company that a deal may still be possible. But Coleman said the NDP’s allbut-total rejection – even before a formal proposal is made – will “scare away investment” and send the message the province is closed to business. “If it’s ‘no’ at the beginning, why would you bother starting?” SFU marketing professor Lindsey Meredith said it made perfect sense for the NDP to stake out a position against more oil tanker shipments through Burrard Inlet, given the concentration of concerned voters there. And he said it likewise makes sense to keep the door open a crack to a different, less contentious terminal because B.C. still needs jobs and oil pipeline revenue. He said Deltaport or a Washington terminal “may well turn out to be do-able.” Meredith predicts an NDP victory will spur Kinder Morgan to busily rework the twinning proposal with a different outlet.
Announcing Hope’s Newest and ONLY Ice Cream Bike Delivery Service Hope-Sicle is owned & operated by Theodore Soucie, 22885 Trans Canada Highway , Hope, B.C. Ted is a Construction Safety Officer and accredited by ASTT BC, a member in good standing. Ted is also a level 3 OFA with over 12 years’ experience as a medic in remote camps and wildfire. He decided to start a summer experience vending ice cream, which will hopefully work into an annual summer event. Visit his personal web site at http://tedsoucie0.shawwebspace.ca
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Dr. Ed Lawson: Our office would like to advise our patients that we will be relocating to Chilliwack in June. We will be offering a new, updated, modern office and expanded office hours to better serve your dental needs.
Our new office will be located in the Eagle Landing retail centre #300-8236 Eagle Landing Parkway New phone number: 604-392-3192 We know this will be an inconvenience to our patients and we apologize for this. We do value your business and hope you will follow us on our new journey.
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You are invited to participate inâ€Ś
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Silver Creek Elementary School ~ Room 104 Friday, May 10, 2013 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. There will be craft and writing activities, school tours, parent handouts, education related gifts for each child and snacks.
Hope to see you there!
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Election issue: health care privatization Tom Fletcher Black Press
NDP leader Adrian Dix has promised to repeal the remainder of Bill 29, the legislation that broke union contracts and allowed contracting out of health support services early in the B.C. Liberal term of government. Parts of that legislation were struck down in a 2007 ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada, and the government was forced to pay compensation and consult with unions before any further contracting out of services. In a pre-campaign interview with Guardian, the Hospital Employeesâ€™ Union magazine, Dix made no specific commitments. â€œWe are going to need to improve and strengthen the public role if we are going to continue to provide a high level of service, given the federal cuts that are coming to health care in 2014-15,â€? Dix told the HEU publication. Theyâ€™re not really cuts. After a string of six-per-cent increases, the growth of health care transfers is capped at four per cent starting next year. After signing a series of â€œnet zeroâ€? contracts with various public service unions in the past year, the B.C. Liberals tabled an election budget proposing to hold
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Hospital construction and operation has moved to public-private partnerships under the B.C. Liberals. The NDP wants to change that.
health spending growth to two per cent this year. In 2008, the B.C. Liberal government passed amendments to comply with the court ruling that collective bargaining rights are constitutionally protected. The ruling didnâ€™t reverse pay cuts, but ordered payment of $80 million in compensation and retraining, and required negotiations before any further contracting out of health care jobs. Judy Darcy, then secretary-business manager of the HEU and now the NDP candidate in New Westminster, said at the time that the legislation allowed the government and the
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union to â€œmove on and build some kind of a partnership.â€? Platform highlights: t Ä‡ F #$ -JCFSBMT emphasize their legislative change to allow Licensed Practical Nurses to leave the HEU and join the B.C. Nursesâ€™ Union. The party wants to â€œpartner with hospice societiesâ€? to double the number of hospice beds by 2020. t Ä‡ F #$ /%1 distances itself from public-private partnerships to build and run hospitals. It promises to â€œaccelerateâ€? Surrey Memorial Hospitalâ€™s critical care expansion â€œas a public project,â€? and Dix has said 30-year contracts are too long for
health care facilities. t Ä‡ F #$ $POTFS vative platform criticizes the B.C. Liberals for spending less than the national average on health care, and for raising Medical Services Plan premiums. Party leader John Cummins has joined the B.C. Liberals and NDP in promising an expansion for the 63-yearold Penticton Regional Hospital. tÄ‡ F#$(SFFO1BS ty platform promises to â€œsupport development of co-ops and social enterprises for the provision of communitybased health, social and education services.â€?Â It also wants to expand MSP coverage for chiropractic, physiotherapy, eye exams and massage therapy, and impose a junk food tax.
Hope Standard Thursday, May 9, 2013 A11
Fundraiser at Rona for the Tillicum Centre
Kerrie-Ann Schoenit Hope Standard
Tillicum Centre will be hosting its annual hot dog fundraiser at Rona this Saturday. Cooper’s Foods is supplying the hot dogs and Rona is providing the beverages, buns and barbecue. All food and drinks can be purchased by donation. “It’s our biggest one-day sale of the year and to have them do their hot
dog fundraiser that day, they’ll get the most traffic,” said store manager Ebi Fazzari, pointing out that May 11 is Rona’s scratch and save sale. “The more money they have to work with, the more programs they can run.” Rona has been a big supporter of Tillicum Centre over the years. Five clients are currently employed by the home improvement store. Each person works a two-hour shift every week.
“We try and include them in everything,” said Fazzari. “It’s a big benefit for us because they get to things that we don’t have time to do and it’s good for them socially. We try and be as involved in the community as we can. We’d like to do more, but unfortunately like everybody else there’s been budget cutbacks.” The hot dog fundraiser takes place on May 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Rona’s front parking lot.
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Help us hold our employers and the politicians accountable. Vote for candidates who commit to keeping the promise of safer care in our public healthcare system.
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KERRIE-ANN SCHOENIT / THE STANDARD
Sherry Cross is one of five clients from Tillicum Centre that is employed by Ebi Fazzari at Hope Rona. There will be a fundraiser at the store on May 11.
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Hanging Baskets for Mom Impatiens $30/ea or 2 for $55 Mixed Baskets $35/ea of 2 for $65
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New business adds to local health options
Kerrie-Ann Schoenit Hope Standard
Elsie Meyers hopes her new business will help ease people’s muscle tension and encourage relaxation. She has been practicing reflexology for over 25 years, and is also trained in specialized kinesiology, advanced Bowen techniques, Swedish massage, raindrop therapy and emotional freedom therapy. After recently moving to Hope from Medicine Hat, Alta., she realized the potential for such services in town and decided to open Healthpoints Reflexology & Kinesthetics. “I wanted to be a compliment to the other massage therapists and activities
here,” said Meyers. “Hope seems to be an area where people are really concerned about getting back to nature and doing things in a natural way. So the techniques I use enable the body to help itself. It’s like turning on switches.” Long-term stress can result in many chronic conditions including heart disease, chronic depression, high blood pressure, migraine headaches, digestive disorders, and arthritis. Meyers uses techniques based on traditional Chinese medicine to help prevent or alleviate the effects of these conditions. “I do a lot of work on the neck and shoulder area to relieve the stress of working on computers. When
you’re sitting in a stationary position at computers for hours, usually the neck muscles shorten because we’re looking down,” said Meyers. “If it isn’t addressed early, it can progress to bigger issues. It’s important for all body health.” Reflexology is a gentle compression technique that stimulates the reflexes on the feet, hands, ears and head. Meyers said these reflexes help the body function more effectively. Kinesthetics, on the other hand, is the movement of muscles. Meyers pointed out that one of the most effective methods of improving movement is by means of Bowen Technique. The soft tissue tech-
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nique was developed by Dr. Tom Bowen, an Australian chiropractor for the Australian soccer team in the 1970s. This method of “cross-fiber” movement of muscle addresses proprioceptors in the muscles. Cellular memory is affected during the session of muscle movement, followed by a brief “resting” time as the muscles reposition. Healthpoints Reflexology & Kinesthetics operates out of the Hope Chiropractic Care Centre (314 Hudson Bay St.) Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Sessions are covered under some extended health benefit packages. For more information, visit healthpoints-hope. com or call 604-869-0555.
KERRIE-ANN SCHOENIT / THE STANDARD
Elsie Meyers recently opened Healthpoints Reflexology & Kinesthetics in Hope.
Rally raises awareness about mental health
A rally to end the stigma of mental illness in being held in Hope
on Tuesday. The event, hosted by The Kelty Patrick
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an 8,000 kilometre cycle ride across Canada to raise funds and awareness for mental health. The ride was launched by The Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation, which was established following the loss of Ginny and Kerry Dennehy’s 17-year-old son. Since then, they have raised more than $5 million to combat mental illness, helping to finance projects such as Lions Gate Hospital and building a Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre at B.C. Children’s Hospital. The rally takes place at 5 p.m. on May 14 at Unit D - 895 3rd Ave. Participants can hear the Dennehy’s personal story, meet the Enough is Enough ride team, and share their own stories about mental health and the importance of resources. Suicide continues to be the second leading cause of death for Canadian youth – the third highest rate in the industrialized world. Depression is forecast to be the second leading cause of disability by 2020. Although up to 70 percent of mental health problems begin during childhood, less than a quarter of those affected have access to the services they need. All money raised during the Enough is Enough ride will stay in the province.
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Fruit orchard at Thunderbird
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Bluesman plays at benefit concert for Harrison Festival The Harrison Festival Society is looking for support, and the best way to lend a hand is by joining them in welcoming Jim Byrnes to the stage, May 11. The legendary bluesman will headline the second annual Harrison Festival Society fundraiser, along with his band with special guests The Sojourners. This event will provide much needed support to the Harrison Festival Society as well as offer a great evening of entertainment. For 35 years the Harrison Festival Society has brought the best in world music and art to the upper Fraser Valley. This is their only major fundraising event each year and they count on the proceeds to keep their events and activities happening.
Jim Byrnes will perform in Harrison Hot Springs on May 11.
In addition to the music the evening will include a silent auction, raffle and door prizes. Appetizers and refreshments will be served.
A multiple Juno Award winner, Byrnes is one of Canada’s best known bluesmen and always puts on a great show in Harrison. The Sojourners, originally
put together to back up Byrnes on his award winning album House of Refuge, have gone on to become an indemand group. Their music captures echoes of doo wop, R&B, country and blues woven together with gospel to create a unique sound. Tickets to the event are $75 plus tax. A $30 tax receipt will be issued with each ticket. With the purchase of eight tickets your table will be reserved; all other seating is general admission. Join the Festival Society for an evening of fun with blues and gospel music in the Harrison Memorial Hall Saturday, May 11 starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 604 796-3664 or online at www.harrisonfestival.com.
The Hope & District Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present
COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY
Monthly general meeting: The Auxiliary to Fraser Canyon Hospital/ Fraser Hope Lodge raises funds for the hospital and lodge, and has several events throughout the year. We also have two gift shops, one in the hospital and the other in the lodge, where we sell beautiful handmade afghans, baby layettes, sweaters, jewelry and cards at reasonable prices. With the money raised we are able to continue to purchase large items needed for the patient’s comfort and care. We look forward to new members to join our volunteer group. Monday, May 13 1 p.m. Fraser Canyon Hospital Room 1275 7th Ave. 604-869-3517 firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s All Greek to Me: Celebrate the great stories in Greek mythology! Marianne Hyland, an accomplished storyteller and performer, will enchant the audience with the retelling of the stories of the larger-thanlife characters of Mount Olympus. Hyland trained at the prestigious London (UK) Guidhall School of Music and Drama and is a national storytelling competition winner. Tuesday, May 14 7 p.m. Hope Library 1005A 6th Ave. 604-869-2313 email@example.com
TUESDAY Writer’s Group Meeting: A new writer’s group in Hope! “Writing Beyond Hope” meets the second Tuesday of the month. Tuesday, May 14 6:30 p.m. Hope Library 1005A 6th Ave. 604-832-3032
Hope Library Book Club: Love books? Pick up the monthly book club selection at the library any time and get ready to share your thoughts. This month’s book: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. Tuesday, May 21 6:30 p.m. Hope Library 1005A 6th Ave. 604-869-9262
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, May 15 6:30 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 228 344 Fort St. 604-799-8897 firstname.lastname@example.org Yellowstone National Park: Photographer Johnny Beach of Wild Earth Photo returns to share his evocative photographs of the scenery and wildlife of this spectacular park in the American Rockies, the first national park on the planet. These photo travelogues are very popular so come early! Wednesday, May 15 7 p.m. Hope Library 1005A 6th Ave. 604-869-2313 email@example.com
THURSDAY All in the Family: A multi-faceted art display created by Jodi, Evita, Malika, Pamela and Bruce McBride will be
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Fraser Valley Grape Escape
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on June 21, at the Recreation n Centre Linden will speak about the Importance of Teamwork and Leadership to Success. He will share stories and tips on leadership success. and strategies for succ includes dinner. Contact the Chamber office at Tickets start at $100.00, which includ include 604-869-3111, info@hopechamber. net or through www. hopechamber.net 604
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exhibited in the Backroom Galley throughout the month of May. Pieces by three-yearold Malika and six-year-old Evita will delight you. Clay and glass work, paintings and things made out of paper by Jodi, Pamela & Bruce will inspire you. Hope Arts Gallery 349 Fort St. 604-869-2408
Now is the Month of Maying: Come to breakfast and enjoy music by guitarist-vocalist Elsie Geisbrecht of Abbotsford. Hear Hell’s Gate Airtram’s very own Debbie McKinney chat about “Seeing the Sights,” and follow along life’s journey with Joy Cline of Nanaimo as she talks about “My Search for
Joy.” Thursday, May 16 9:15 a.m. Kimchi Restaurant 621 6th Ave. 604-869-9265 firstname.lastname@example.org
Friends of the Hope Library. Thursday, May 16 10:30 a.m. Hope Library 1005 6th Ave. 604-869-2369 email@example.com
Seniors Coffee and Conversation: Drop in and join us for a cup of coffee - you’ll enjoy some interesting and lively conversation! No membership required. Sponsored by the
Support Group Meeting: The BC Lupus Society is exploring the possibility of starting a lupus support group in Hope. A meeting is planned for Friday,
May 10 at 1pm at the Hope Library, 1005 6th Ave. A video of the Lupus Society Health and Education Symposium will be shown featuring Dr. Victor Huckell speaking on lupus and the heart. 604-714-5564 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mother’s Day Meat Draw:
Hosted by the Royal Canadian Legion, this event open to anyone in the community over the age of 19. Those interested are encouraged to arrive around early in order to get their tickets. Fundraiser for Fraser Canyon Hospice Society. Saturday, May 11 3:30 p.m. 344 Fort St. 604-860-7713 email@example.com
GENERAL ELECTION Remember to Vote. Tuesday, May 14 is General Voting Day. Bring Identification Under the Election Act, voters must prove their identity and residential address in order to receive a ballot or register to vote in conjunction with voting in a provincial general election or by-election. Voters may present identification, or use a process known as vouching. Some acceptable types of identification and information on the vouching process are found below.
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This card tells you where you can vote in the 2013 Provincial General Election. Take it with you when you go vote. If you do not have this card, visit the Elections BC website at elections.bc.ca, or call 1-800-661-8683 (toll-free).
Download our App for iPhones and iPads to find a voting location near you. BC Has More Ways to Vote All voters can: Vote in any district electoral office from now until 4 p.m. (Pacific time) on General Voting Day, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Vote by Mail You can ask for a Vote by Mail package from your district electoral office or through the Elections BC website at elections.bc.ca. Vote at advance voting Voters can attend any advance voting location in the province from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (local time), Wednesday, May 8 through Saturday, May 11. All advance voting locations are wheelchair accessible. Vote on General Voting Day Voters can attend any general voting location in the province from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Pacific time), Tuesday, May 14, 2013. How to Vote • Choose only one candidate. • Mark your ballot with an or
Who Can Vote? You can vote if you are: • 18 years of age or older, or will be 18 on General Voting Day (May 14, 2013) • a Canadian citizen, and • a resident of British Columbia for the past six months You can Register When You Vote If you aren’t already registered, you can register when you vote. You will need identification that proves both your identity and current residential address.
Option 1 A single document issued by the Government of BC or Canada that contains the voter’s name, photograph and residential address, such as a BC driver’s licence, BC Identification Card (BCID), or BC Services Card. Option 2 A Certificate of Indian Status as issued by the Government of Canada. Option 3 Two documents that together show the voter’s name and residential address. Both documents must show the voter’s name. At least one of the documents must also contain the voter’s residential address. Please note: Digital or electronic documents (e.g. e-bills) are acceptable. Hand-written information on a document, photocopies or electronic scans/photos of a paper document are not acceptable. The following are examples of the document types authorized by the Chief Electoral Officer for the purposes of voter identification (the list of documents is illustrative, not exhaustive). Other specific documents (not listed below) may be authorized by the Chief Electoral Officer. For questions about the acceptability of a specific document, please contact Elections BC. Government-issue identity document Examples: healthcare card, birth certificate, Social Insurance Card, passport, citizenship document/certificate, Old Age Security Identification Card, Canadian Forces identification, Firearm Acquisition Certificate, firearm Possession and Acquisition Licence, Veterans Affairs Canada Health Care Identification Card, Correctional Service Canada Offender Identification Card.
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Basketball program off to a good start Barry Stewart Hope Standard
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Aaron Striker (left) and Damian Stephenson fight for the ball during a Steve Nash Youth Basketball game at Hope Secondary School. There are 30 boys and girls registered in the program and attending regularly. Organizer Jeff Kuhn is already planning for next year.
Hope’s first-ever edition of Steve Nash Youth Basketball is off to an encouraging start, with 30 boys and girls registered and attending regularly. Grace Baptist’s senior pastor Jeff Kuhn heads up the group, acting as the girls’ manager, while youth pastor Jake Giles is the boys’ manager. “We’ve got 17 girls and 13 boys,” said Kuhn on Monday. “I’m pretty happy with that, as it’s enough to get a couple of teams each. “Everybody gets equal playing time, too,” he added. “At this age, that’s very important, as you never know who is going to develop the most. “Forty players would have been ideal for me,” he figured, “but we’re just starting out — so if we’re going to make mistakes, it’s better to be making them now, than if we had 100 players.” Kuhn is already looking ahead to next year, even though this season is only half-done, ending on June 13. “We’d like to have a Grade 4-5 and 6-7 league next year, if we can get at least 20 in each,” he said. “Even now, it’s a big stretch for the Grade 5s to play against the Grade 7s — especially with some of the Grade 7 girls being so tall.” Kuhn and Giles support the teams at arm’s length, leaving the coaching to other community members. “If a ball goes flat, we’ll be the ones to pump it up,” he said. For coaches, Kuhn has gone back to the Mustang corral for five of the nine volunteers. Linden Willock is the most recent Mustang alumnus to help out. There’s also Ben Brouwer, Thomas Walter, Heather Peters and Cindy Talarico. “We’ll be developing good coaching, through this program,” said Kuhn. “The high school relies on community
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members to help coach their teams — so we’ll be helping support their program. Six to eight high school students come out and help with the practice sessions, then run the score clock on game nights. “It’s a great group of volunteers,” added Kuhn. “They are sometimes more excited than the players. “At our last games, the parents were in the stands, teasing the refs about the calls and cheering on the players,” said Kuhn. “It felt like home, to me. It was good to see.” Games are played with 20-minute halves — and the clock keeps running, though each team can have up to three stop-time time-outs in a game. It’s developmental learning, said Kuhn, so they don’t come down too heavy on the rules at this point. “If a player does a doubledribble, we’ll stop the game and teach the rule — then give the ball back to the player and play on,” he said. Hope Secondary School makes the gym available for the group’s Monday and Thursday sessions, for which Kuhn is grateful. Since the school’s indoor sports end around spring break, there’s more floor time available now. “There’s lots of other school and community use for the gym — but I’d like to expand from our 13 to 16 or 18 sessions,” said Kuhn. “We’ll do an evaluation at the end of the season and plan for next year.” Kuhn said he thought Blue Moose Coffee House would be a good, central place to run their registration nights from, so he got permission from owner, Wes Bergmann. The arrangement turned out to have a fringe benefit. “The Blue Moose donated a ball for every kid,” said Kuhn. “It’s kind of fun to see kids out in the community, practicing because they have their own ball. They’re red and white, so we know where they came from.”
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In-SHUCK-ch Nation, Deroche has a position available for an EVENT ASSISTANT.
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In Loving Memory of Bradley Earl Grant
October 31, 1963 August 1, 2012 Every day in some small way Memories of you come our way Though absent, you are always near Still missed, loved, and forever dear. Our Everlasting Love, Your Family A celebration will be held in Kelowna on July 13, 2013. For those who wish to attend but cannot, an anecdotal e-mail addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org would be greatly appreciated. It will be read at the gathering and then scrapbooked for Brad’s two sons. Please contact email@example.com for directions and details.
In Loving Memory of
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As time goes on without you, and days turn into years, They hold a million memories and many silent tears. Forever loved and deeply missed. Your loving family
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Job Description: Working under the supervision of the IN-SHUCKch Days Coordinator, the student will assist with the preparation of In-SHUCK-ch Days. He/she will attend the event on August 17 18, 2013, and assist where needed for this event. He/she will contribute to the community newsletter through monthly articles. In addition to the above noted duties, the student will assist with cataloguing In-SHUCK-ch pictures, writing tax receipts, and in bcclassified.com preparation for final reports. The position may also involve assisting in day-to-day office duties. This individual will have some post secondary education. Supervision: The student will be supervised by the IN-SHUCK-ch Days Coordinator Position Duration: 13 weeks Salary dependant upon exp. DEADLINE: Until position is filled START DATE: June 3, 2013 Please forward yolur resume and cover letter to: Sheryl Rankel, Office Manager In-SHUCK-ch Nation PH: 604-820-6873 FAX: 604-820-6847 or EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
We require someone who has a motivated & positive personality that can handle a busy phone environment. The ability to multi-task in the position is very important. Responsibilities include; daily dispatch operations of the facility, supervision of drivers & data entry into company dispatch system. REQUIREMENTS: • Minimum 2 years experience • Knowledge of drivers and DOT laws • High level of accuracy needed to complete all paperwork • Strong computer skills a must
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Duties include: Working under the supervision of the Information Technology Administrator, the incumbent will be expected to: D Assist with software updates D Install and configure computer systems D Monitor and maintain computer systems D Replace parts as instructed D Work continuously on a task until completion as instructed D Beneficial to have a valid class 5 Drivers License Experience: The incumbent shall be adept in using Microsoft office and familiar with hardware and software trouble shooting. They shall also possess superior verbal and written communication skills. This individual will have some post secondary education. SALARY dependant upon exp. DEADLINE: May 20th, 2013 START DATE: June 3, 2013 Please forward yolur resume and cover letter to: Sheryl Rankel, Office Manager In-SHUCK-ch Nation PH: 604-820-6873 FAX: 604-820-6847 or EMAIL: email@example.com MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION RATED #2 for work-at-home. Train with the top-rated accredited school in Canada. Financing and student loans available. Contact CanScribe today at 1-800-466-1535 www.canscribe.com.
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TECHNOLOGY Assistant In-SHUCK-ch Nation, Deroche Administration Office has a position available for an IT ASSISTANT.
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An Alberta Oilfield Construction Company is hiring dozer, excavator, and labourer/rock truck operators. Lodging and meals provided. Drug testing required. Call Contour Construction (780)723-5051. COOKS and PREP-COOKS, apply with resume at the Goldrush, 629 Old Hope Princeton Way, Hope.
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Brodex Industries LTD requires full time machinist mainly Monday to Friday. Some overtime may be required. Competitive wages & benefits. Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or Mail: 3751 Hwy. 97N Quesnel, BC V2J 5Z2
DRIVER - Class 1 Must have valid Class 1 Driver’s Licence required to work locally in farm environment. Must be able to run loader. Tuesday/Wednesday off. 10 hour days. Must have good English skills. Please Email:
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Part time, experience a must Alpine Motel 505 Old Hope Princeton Way Hope BC Expanding company in Langley requires 22 people to work in our customer service department. $2200. Call 604-259-0605
FISHING GUIDE Wanted for West Coast, Vancouver Island. $300.-$500./day. 3 years guiding experience required. Please email resume through website: www.salmoneye.net
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Notice Of Employment Opportunity
STO:LO ABORIGINAL SKILLS & EMPLOYMENT TRAINING (SASET) FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE CLERK SASET administration office located in Chilliwack, B.C. is seeking a qualified Finance & Administrative Clerk. This person will be responsible for reception, general office duties, and providing support to SASET Finance Administration. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry. Please selfidentify on your cover letter or resume. Salary Range: negotiable – Subject to experience / qualifications Type of Position: Full Time position – subject to 3-month probation and annual performance evaluations. Applications Deadline: Friday, May 17, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. Interested candidates should submit a resume; cover letter and three letters of reference (work related) in confidence to: Attention: SASET Manager Sto:lo Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training #8A – 7201 Vedder Road Chilliwack, BC V2R 4G5 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: (604) 824-5129 For complete Job Posting please go to www.saset.ca
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LINE COOK required at Old Settler Pub, wage depending on experience. Email or bring in resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or 222 Cedar Ave., Harrison Hot Springs.
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Have you always wanted to work at “HOME”? Come and join our family! Positions are available for: • SERVERS • DISHWASHERS • HOST/HOSTESS • COOKS Generous wages & benefits including medical & dental plan. Apply in person with resume to: 665 Old Hope Princeton Hwy. or email: email@example.com
CARPENTERS, LABOURERS, TICKETED PLUMBERS & Electricians & Modular Manufacturing Plant Shop Superintendent - All preferably with modular construction exp. Will consider others as well. Solid work ethic for fast paced work environment. Call (604)427-3088 or email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org CLARK BUILDERS immediately requires Superintendents for the Regina & Saskatoon areas. 5 - 10 years Commercial Construction Experience. Contact us at: 1-877-416-6815. Email: email@example.com. Fax 1-888-403-3051. CLARK BUILDERS REQUIRES out of town Surveyors. Must have commercial construction experience. Contact us at: 1-877-416-6815. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Fax 1-888-403-3051. CLASS 1 DRIVER. Edmonton based company seeks Class 1 Driver to drive Tandem Dump Truck for work in Edmonton and Northern Alberta. Subsistence and accommodations provided for out of town work. General labour duties included and clean abstract required; Jobs@RaidersConcrete.com. Fax 780-444-9165 or 16719 - 110 Ave., Edmonton. 7-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.
“Be part of our TEAM” Position: Part time cashier/merchandiser Must be willing to work weekends and evenings. Key job duties: Customer service, cashiering, merchandising, sales Skills, experience and qualifications: Must have good communciation skills, retail and lottery experience an asset.
CONCRETE FORM SETTERS. Edmonton based company seeks experienced concrete form setters for work in Edmonton and Northern Alberta. Subsistence and accommodations provided for out of town work. Clean Class 1 licence required; Jobs@RaidersConcrete.com. Fax 780-444-9165 or 16719 - 110 Ave., Edmonton; 7-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic
Mega Cranes Ltd. an industry leader is seeking an energetic, aggressive self starter for a full time position. Required immediately. Must have inspectors ticket and Red seal. Will have hydraulic experience and must be able to read electrical and hydraulic schematics.
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PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR We are looking for a self-motivated Production Supervisor for our busy wood post manufacturing and treating facility in Princeton, BC. The successful candidate will be responsible for employee training and development, quality and cost control, production scheduling and safety. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years supervisory experience in an industrial production operation, a post mill or wood production facility preferred. Must have a high degree of resourcefulness, flexibility and adaptability; and the ability to plan, organize, develop and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc. Good leadership skills, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a proven track record are required. Please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information about our company visit our website at www.pwppost.com. Only those selected for interviews with be contacted.
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BARCLAY FLETCHER CONTRACTING, complete home reno’s, additions & more. (604)869-1686
EXPERT DRYWALLER, 20 yrs experience, excellent work. Craig (604)869-0333
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Submit resume attention: Human Resources Fax: 604-869-8405 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mail: Box 1548, Hope B.C. V0X 1L0 In Person: At The Store Deadline: May 17, 2013
Employment Counselor Outreach Worker
Westcoast Moulding & Millwork, a building product supplier in Surrey has F/Time opportunities for experienced Sales Reps. Any previous sales experience is okay - we’ll teach you the ropes!! If you’re positive and energetic & looking for a long-term career in a progressive & dynamic company we want you! (Punjabi and / or Hindi also considered asset.) Excellent Remuneration Package Commensurate w/ Experience, Full Beneﬁts & THE BEST WORK ENVIRO.
ARCTIC CO-OPERATIVES LTD is currently recruiting Line Cooks for Inns North hotels in Nunavut. We provide meal allowances, subsidized accommodations, and relocation assistance. Please forward your resume to: email@example.com or fax to: (204) 632-8575. Visit www.innsnorth.com for more information.
SERVICE Manager Triton Transport is seeking an experienced, motivated, self-starter to head up a brand new state of the art truck and trailer repair shop which will be located at our new site in Chilliwack, BC. Please visit our website @tritontransport.com for a detailed job posting and how to apply.
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Sto:lo Aboriginal Skills & Employment (SASET)
Sto:lo Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training (SASET) require the services of a qualified Employment Counselor Outreach Worker to provide Employment Services in outreach office employment field work. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry. Please self-identify on your cover letter or resume. The Employment Counselor Outreach Worker is responsible for all aspects of career development services including needs determination, employment consultations, assessments, labour market research and active case management with a team of professionals. Case management will consist of continuous follow up with clients to review and or revise their action plans as well as conducting appropriate referrals to agencies, employers, and resources. The tracking of client interventions and progress will be done through regular updates on the ARMS web-based client data base system. The Employment Counselor will periodically deliver customized short-term employment related workshops in the communities. Salary Range: Will be determined based on qualifications and experience Type of Position: Full-time, subject to 3-month probationary period and planned performance evaluations. Applications Deadline: Tuesday May 14, 2013 at 4 pm Candidates will be short listed according to the qualifications/ requirements above. Please clearly indicate on your resume compliance with all indicated qualifications and requirements. Interested candidates can submit the resume to: Attention: Anna Celesta Sto:lo Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training Building 8/a – 7201 Vedder Road,Chilliwack, BC V2R 4G5 Or by email to : firstname.lastname@example.org We regret that we will only respond to those applicants chosen for an interview. An eligibility list may be established from this posting. We thank all applicants for their interest. For complete description, please visit: www.saset.ca
MAINTENANCE/LOADER OPERATOR NEEDED. This is a fulltime, permanent position starting immediately at our plant in Princeton, BC. Minimum of 10 years maintenance experience required on a variety of production and mobile equipment. Experience in a post mill, or small to medium size sawmill preferred. Must be able to handle a variety of tasks, work well with minimum supervision and be part of the team. Please submit resumes by fax 250295-7912 or email email@example.com
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YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS
CANYON CARPETS, 549 Wallace St., Hope. For all your floor covering needs! Call 604-869-2727
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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 320
MOVING & STORAGE
329 PAINTING & DECORATING
353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS
GET the best for your moving 24/7 From $40/hr. Licensed & Insured. Seniors Discount. 778-773-3737
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“ ABOVE THE REST “ Interior & Exterior Unbeatable Prices & Professional Crew. • Free Est. • Written Guarantee • No Hassle • Quick Work • Insured • WCB
Family owned & operated. Fully ins. We do Cedar Shakes, conversions, concrete tiles, torchon, fibreglass shingles, restoration & repairs. 20 yr labour warr. 604-427-2626 or 723-2626
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• Hvac Gas Fitting • Electrical *Licensed *Insured 24hr. Emergency Service
PAINT SPECIAL 3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour
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Recycled Earth Friendly HOT TUBS ARE NO PROBLEM!
353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS
AAA PRECISION PAINTING. Quality work. 778-881-6096.
PHILLIPS TREE SERVICES, Removals, Toppings. Free estimates & Fully Insured. Call 604-869-9990
Eastcan Rooﬁng & Siding
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*NEW QUEEN MATTRESS SET* Pillow Top in Plastic. Mfr. Warranty Must Sell! $200 ~ 604-484-0379
MISC. FOR SALE
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FRASER CANYON GLASS, for all your glass repairs, windshields domestic & imports. (604)869-9514
CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977 GERMAN SHEPHERD Pups & young adults. Quality German & Czech bloodlines. 604-856-8161. NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com
SHELTIES: 6/mo m, 4/yr male, 3/yr old fem, Puppies- Sable, ready now Shots/dewormed. 604-826-6311. YELLOW LAB Puppies. Excellent Stock! No papers. $400. In Mission 604-820-2687 or 604-820-3451
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POMERANIAN - 10 weeks old. 2 black males. 1st shot, vet checked, paper trained. $500 (604)941-2959
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MERCHANDISE FOR SALE
BRANDNEW PILLOWTOP QUEEN MATTRESS SET. In packaging. Incls. Warranty $200! 604-798-1608
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329 PAINTING & DECORATING
YELLOW LAB PUPS. Ready to go. Vet checked. $600. Parents on site. 604-852-6176 Abbotsford.
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LAWNMOWER, TORO GT 6.5 hp, excellent running & condition. $75. Call (604)869-7028 VARIOUS GARDEN HOSES and 2 hose roll-ups. $25 for all. Call (604)869-7028
BRAND NEW Luxury Hotel Queen Mattresses by SERTA
800 coil. 3” Pillow Top. In Original Plastic. Leftover from Hotel Order 10 yr. wrnty. $390 604.791.2621
639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper? SAWMILLS from only $3997 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT.
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YALE, WOW 375K- 3+ acres, 2 houses, 600 ft Fraser River frt. 2 hrs from Vanc. Dan (604)860-3454
TRAVEL TRAILER wanted, 24’ 30’, front kitchen and bunks in the back, to sleep 4. Call 1-604-2992130 or firstname.lastname@example.org
REAL ESTATE 625
FOR SALE BY OWNER
CHIMNEY Lake waterfront near Williams Lake in the Cariboo. 3BR with geothermal and rental cabin. Propertyguys.com # 702896 (250)305-6627 $499,000 BUSINESS AND FINANCE: Seeking a business opportunity or partner? Posting legal notices? Need investors, agents or distributors, this is where you advertise. bcclassified.com
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OKANAGAN PRIME LAKEVIEW LOTS From $140,000. No time limit to build. Near by lake access. ALSO: 1 spectacular 3 acre parcel at $390,000 owner wants to retire and will carry financing. 1-250-558-7888 www.orlandoprojects.com
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ABBOTSFORD. 2 bdrm, June 1. Modern layout, walk-in closet, dishwasher, laundry, 2 parking, extra $950. Call 778-773-2897
2 bthr, ensuite, in suite storage,
CONDO for Rent. Gorgeous setting 2 bed, 2 bath, 2 balcony. 921 sq ft. 1275 Scott Rd. $790. May 1st. 604869-3334 HOPE,
2 bdrm apt., adult oriented complex, 4 appliances, newly reno’d, electric heat, N/S, N/P. Call (604)869-9402 or 604-869-1432
HOPE, 2 bdrm spacious apt., new paint & carpet, adult oriented building, sunny side of town, clean & bright, pets accepted with deposit, $675/mo. Call 604-793-5010
HOPE 2 bedroom apt., recently reno’d, available April 1. $700 per month plus DD, N/P, N/S. Call 604869-2727
709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL CHILLIWACK WAREHOUSE 5,400sf. @ $4.50sf. + 3N 5 offices & 2 bathrooms. Two 3 phase & single phase power. 1 bay door 12 x 12. (604)941-2959
HOPE, Retail Space available, 591 Wallace, 3 units + storage shed starting at $400/mon +hst, incl heat, water & garbage. Call Rob @ 604869-9763 1/2 Acre lot in Hope for Modular Home. Rent or buy the lot. New home $129,900. Call Chuck 604-830-1960.
733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS
HOPE 2 bedroom mobile homes for sale in seniors community.
Call Gordon 604-240-3464 New SRI *1152 sq/ft Double wide $77,900. *14x70 Full gyproc single wide - loaded $69,900. Repossessed mobile, manufactured & modulars. Chuck 604-830-1960. Glenbrookhomes.net
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HOMES FOR RENT
HOPE 1 bedroom furnished house or a 2 bedroom plus den in seniors community.
HOPE, COMFORTABLE TOWNHOUSE, 3 Bedrooms, 1 1/2 Baths, Basement, 5 great Appliances. Sunny side of town. Fenced Yard. 1 block from schools & Golf Course. 2 parking spots. Small pet okay. Available July 1. $825 / mth. References 1-604-826-4900.
Call Gordon 604-240-3464
HOPE, 2 bdrm house, $700 includes electricity cost. Call 1 (604)525-1883
KEY TRACK AUTO SALES CARS & VANS
HOPE, 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath, private location, clean & very nice, $900/mo + D/D, ref’s req. No Smokers please. Avail June 1. Call (604)869-2181 HOPE
3 BDRM TOWNHOUSE 1 1/2 Baths, Fenced back yard, F/S, W/D, Full basement, Attached Storage Area. Rent includes heat. NO PETS! No Smoking
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HOPE, 4 BDRM, 2.5 bath, 2 storey home, fully renovated, lg fenced yard, patio, garage, 5 appl., in-law suite, pets negot., avail now. $1200/m. 20143 Silverview Rd. Call Ross Fullbrook, Royal Lepage, 604792-0077
HOPE AUTO BODY, complete collision repair & restoration. www.hopeautobody.ca Call (604)869-5244
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
1994 Motorhome, sleeps six. $9000 obo or trade for pick-up or car. View at Park Royal,Hope1-250-682-0993
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2000 CLASSIC GREAT WEST VAN, exc. cond., low mileage, fully loaded. $22,000. (604)860-4003
MISSION, 4 bdr 2 bath 2kt clean and bright with lamnt floors. Close to prim. school and bus. Pet ok Avail. now. $1650 + util. 604-8180078
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SELF-SERVE DISCOUNT AUTO PARTS OVER A THOUSAND VEHICLES TO CHOOSE FROM
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673 The Scrapper
WEEKLY SPECIALS MAY 11-17, 2013 Engines - Gas.....................................$139.95 Transmissions .....................................$49.95 Starters .................................................$17.95 Alternators ...........................................$17.95 Bumper Covers - 190 ..........................$34.95 Pwr Rack/Pinion Assys .....................$25.95 All Bucket Seats - Manual ...............$19.95 All Bench Seats ..................................$24.95 Any Plain Steel Wheel ........................$7.95 Hoods ....................................................$44.95 Fenders .................................................$25.95 Car Doors..............................................$39.95 Trk/Van/SUV Doors .............................$49.95 Now That’s a Deal!
TOP CA$H PAID TODAY For SCRAP VEHICLES!
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TRUCKS & VANS
1994 GMC EXT CAB - 2WD, Fully loaded. Hitch, brake control. 6 stacker cd. Bucket seats. Runs exc. $1500/obo. (778)344-7100 2004 Dodge 1500 hemi 5.7L, exc cond, 168,000k. $7850 obo. Call (604)858-7552 or 604-702-8330
43645 Industrial Way, Chilliwack
Mother’s Day Entry Form Enter before Saturday, May 11 at 5 pm at
Calder-Stroyan Interiors, E-800 Third Ave., Hope, B.C. Name: _____________________________________________ Phone : _____________________________________________
2 hr. Service www.a1casper.com (604)209-2026
1996 HONDA CIVIC, 2dr auto, fully loaded, ST#322 $2,400 2001 TOYOTA COROLLA. Fully loaded, 4 dr sedan $3400. 2002 PONTIAC GRAND AM 4dr sedan auto Aircare low km ST#313 $2,900 2002 CHRYSLER NEON 4dr auto Aircared, sunroof, runs good. ST#147 $2,900 2003 DODGE CARAVAN 7 pass auto Aircare full load ST#357 $3,500 2003 CHEV IMPALA 2dr, auto, aircared, full load, ST#376 $3,900 2001 TOYOTA COROLLA 4dr auto low kms, ST#274 $3900 2005 CHEV OPTRA 4dr hatchback, auto, aircare, runs good, ST#356 $4,400 2005 FORD TAURUS auto fully loaded air care low kms only 99km ST#318 $4,500 2007 PONTIAC MONTANA 7pgr Van runs good no accidents ST#312 $4,900 2004 HYNDAI SANTA FE 4/dr auto, loaded st#370. $4,900 2006 PONTIAC WAVE 4dr auto sdn low kms fully loaded Aircare ST#353 $5,888 2006 TOYOTA COROLLA 4dr sdn auto fully loaded ST#292 $6,500 2007 HYUNDAI ACCENT 4 dr, auto, fully loaded, runs good. ST#364 $6,900. 2006 SATURN ION 4dr auto sdn fully loaded ST#349 $6,900 2007 FORD FUSION 4DR auto, loaded ST#250 $6,900 2006 CHEVY UPLANDER ex 7 pgr fully loaded ow km dvd ST#342 $6,900 2008 KIA SPECTRA 4dr auto hatch back fully loaded ST#352 $7,777 2007 FORD FUSION 4dr sdn auto full load Aircare ST#321 $7,900 2008 NISSAN SENTRA, 4dr, auto, fuel loaded, low kms. Only this week. ST#332 $8,900. 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 2006 DODGE CHARGER SXT 4 dr, auto, leather, fully loaded, ST#365 $10,900. 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 2010 DODGE CARAVAN 7 pgr, fully loaded, roof rack ST#355 $12,900
6357 Lougheed Hwy May 10; noon - 8pm May 11; 8am - 6pm
(across from Rona)
unique garden ornaments and planters, ladders, power tools, lawnmowers, bricks, man cave stuff, chainlink and gates, dog kennels & houses. Call (604)7937714 for info on other 1000 items
ONE BIG FAMILY YARD SALE
843 5th Ave Sat., May 11 9 am - 2 pm
1175 7th Ave Riverwynd Estates
Saturday, May 11 9 am - 3 pm Multi-Family Sale
560 Douglas St
Canyon Golden Agers Hall
Sat., May 11 9 am - 12 noon Tables are available call Linn 604-869-7232 HOPE
Hope Station House
690 Park St
111 Old Hope Princeton Way
We’re moving across the country! Children’s toys, furniture, household items. Priced to Go!
8 am Pancake Breakfast Tables $10 12 noon - 3 pm Hot Dogs 7 pm - Music Jam
Sat., May 11 8 am to 3 pm MOVING SALE
Sat., May 11
Recycle your unused items, place a classiﬁed ad TODAY! www.bcclassiﬁed.com
TRUCKS 2006 FORD F350 crew cab diesel 4X4 auto long box runs good ST#282 $10,900 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 2005 CHEV 2500 HD LS cr/cab Duramax diesel leather 4X4 auto ST#190 $15,900 2007 FORD F350 XLT, crew cab, diesel, 4 x 4, auto, short box only 162K, ST# 826. $15,900. 2008 2007 FORD F150 XLT super crew 4X4 auto fully loaded ST#348 $15,900 2007 FORD F150 XLT super crew 4dr 4X4 auto very low kms only 86,100 fully loaded ST#348 this week only$16,900 2007 FORD F350 LARIAT crew cab diesel 4X4 auto short box ST#275 $18,900
33166 S. Fraser Way, Abbotsford DL#31038
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting of the members of Fraser Valley Aboriginal Children and Family Services Society (FVACFSS) will be held at Squiala First Nation Gymnasium located at 45005 Squiala Road, Chilliwack, BC on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 4:00 PM, PST.
The winner will be notified by phone. Prize will be accepted as awarded and no further correspondence will be entered into.
Contest Co-sponsored by:
ALUMINUM BOAT WANTED, 10’, 12’ or 14’, with or without motor or trailer, will pay cash, 604-319-5720
Membership applications will be available by drop-off, mail, or on the date and location of AGM between 1-3:30pm 05/13T_FVA7
A24 Hope Standard Thursday, May 9, 2013
FOUR MORE YEARS OF THE BC LIBERALS? g in ffl a b ’s k r la C y t is r B.C. premier Ch d a le is m , m r o f in is m campaign strateg y is to and make up stuff st, April 13, 2013
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The HST broke your trust and wasted millions of dollars BC Rail and “quick wins” scandals Misleading about deﬁcits and debt And their jobs plan has lost thousands of jobs in BC
ON MAY 14TH
IT’S TIME FOR A CHANGE MAKE YOUR PLAN TO VOTE AT VOTE.BCNDP.CA
CHANGE for the BETTER Authorized by Heather Harrison, Financial Agent, 604-430-8600 | CUPE 3787