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The Summerland Pipes and Drums are looking for additional members.
The Summerland Legion is organizing a day of special events and activities to mark Canada’s 146th birthday on Monday.
The Ultraman Canada three-day triathlon will conclude in Summerland.
YOUR SMILE When trouble arises, there is always one individual who sees a solution and is willing to take command. Often, that person is crazy.
Water needs raised
by John Arendt
PA G E S
Fruit growers say measures are needed to cope with droughts
Organizers are working to open a new outlet store which will put its profits back into the community.
A young Summerland golfer has been competing in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour.
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Heather Werstiuk, left, and Denise McCollum examine organic vegetables at one of the many vendor booths at the Summerland Country Markets. The markets, which run each Tuesday at the edge of Memorial Park, will continue until October. The items available range from fresh fruits and vegetables to handcrafted items.
Fruit growers say the municipality and the region need to take measures to ensure there is sufficient water for agriculture during drought years. Speaking to municipal council on Monday, B.C. Fruit Growers’ Association president Glen Lucas and Summerland orchardist Denise MacDonald said a dry year could be detrimental. “If we ever do get a drought, we aren’t prepared for it at the agricultural level,” MacDonald said. A decade ago, in 2003, Summerland experienced one of the worst drought years in its history. Following that experience, the capacity of Thirsk Lake was increased, expanding the community’s water supply. “The solution is more storage,” Lucas said. He added that the greater efficiency in water use has also helped fruit growers, but further measures will be needed, especially as climate change affects precipitation patterns. “We need more of an area-wide approach,” he said. Municipal administrator Tom Day said the present discussions about water are about domestic rates. However, dialogue with the agricultural community will be reopened once the residential billing questions have been answered. The Fruit Growers’ Association represents 540 member orchardists in the province. B.C.’s fruit industry is only 1/30th the size of Washington State’s apple industry, but there are many positive aspects about it. “I think we’re the best Ambrosia and Gala producer in the world,” Lucas said. “Our growers are very advanced, even compared to Washington State.”
Tree fruit project continues by Steve Kidd Black Press
It would be safe to add the tree fruit project to the list of groups that makes your donation stretch a long way. In their case, though, they’re not after your cash, but your time or your fruit trees. The project, organized by the Summerland Asset
Development Initiative, has been collecting fruit for more than a decade from backyards or trees set aside by orchardists. “We thought this would be great for the kids to get out and it brings a positive relationship between them and the community with them out there picking the cherries or whatever fruit it is that people are
willing to offer,” said Val Wright, one of the organizers of the project. “We don’t like seeing fruit that is on the ground. There are just too many hungry people that out there.” With the cherry season starting soon, Wright is on the lookout for volunteers, both returning and, especially, new recruits. Some of the fruit goes back to the owner of the
tree, and some to the volunteer pickers, but mainly the tree fruit project redistributes the fruit to the Food Bank, to seniors’ facilities and to schools. But Wright said they try to do much more with the fruit. “It’s not just that we pick it and we deliver it,” said Wright, listing off some of the initiatives they support, like work-
ing with older community members at the seniors’ centre. “We do pie making, we do canning, we do drying,” she said, discussing how the youth work with the seniors to preserve the fruit. “What an interchange between the older people and the youth. It’s almost magical to watch.” See PROJECT Page 2
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That’s just one way to extend the use of the donated fruit. With the help of a local grower, Billy Boerboom of the Apple Barn, they are able to preserve more of the fruit. Boerboom, said Wright, has set aside part of his cold storage facilities for the use of the project, where they store a portion of the fruit earmarked for schools. “We actually have that fruit going until February. Kids are eating pears and apples in February when there is snow on the ground,” said Wright, who operates a school breakfast program. It’s a program that has benefits all around, and not just the tangible benefits of the fruit or having your backyard fruit trees cleared. “When you look at it, we get so much back. It was a way to
give back to the community and a way to meet new people,” said Wright. “We’re trying to teach, we are trying to build as many assets as we possibly can. We are trying to get the youth, the parents, to make this the best community that we possibly can and also to share the wealth we have.” But it doesn’t happen without volunteers. Youth and families are very welcome to join in, said Wright, and of course, anyone with a fruit tree that needs to be picked. “We really do need more volunteers. And we need people to offer us a tree or two trees. Nothing goes to waste and we make sure the fruit goes to a good home,” said Wright. To volunteer, donate a fruit tree for harvest or for more information, call 250-494-9722 or visit www.sadi.ca.
POLICE REPORT Mailboxes entered
Police were called to two instances of mailboxes forced open over the past week. On June 20, mailboxes on Giant’s Head Road at Conway Crescent were broken into. On Monday between 2 and 7 a.m., mailboxes at the 9300 block of Jones Flat Road were entered. Police say mail was likely stolen. In addition to the Summerland RCMP investigation, Canada Post is also investigating the incidents. Other similar cases have been reported elsewhere in the Okanagan, police say.
On June 20, police were called after a water dispensing machine at the Trout Creek Esso had been broken into. Change had been stolen from the machine.
Police were called on June 22 at 11:08 a.m. when two men were fighting on Main Street. An investigation is continuing as one of the men said he was assaulted. One of the two men received minor injuries during the incident. The two are known to each other.
On June 22, police were called after yard work tools were stolen from a seniors’ centre on Brown Street. A Black and Decker lawn mower and a green electric weed eater were taken.
On June 21 at 9:25 a.m., police investigated a 26-year-old Summerland man for impaired driving. The man was sleeping in a vehicle on Prairie Valley Road. He was given a 90-day driving prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days after he failed a roadside screening device.
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Full Circle Outlet store to open by Kristi Patton Black Press
Jessica Nemeth didn’t want to see the community she grew up in lose something that so many depend upon. When she heard the non-profit Penny Lane Bargain Outlet was closing its doors permanently, she batted around the idea of opening another retail outlet that offers rock bottom prices on clothing and furniture while using the profits to inject it back into community projects. “Penny Lane put $2 million into the community in the last 11 years and supported so many projects in Summerland that have to do with youth. There is still
a need for a business like this and there is no place in Summerland right now to buy a pair of socks or clothes for the whole family,” said Nemeth. “I half-heartedly said I was going to save Penny Lane and it has turned into a whole new project, which is awesome.” Now Nemeth, the president of the newly-formed Okanagan Community Development Society, is looking towards the goal of opening a new store in August. Full Circle Outlet, will be in the same vein of the store it is replacing by providing affordable clothing and home furnishings while giving back to the community. They already have made connections with off-shore
manufacturers, purchased home items from Zellers liquidations and Vancouverbased Orb clothing has agreed to sell end of season clothing at low prices. Previous employees of Penny Lane also will be returning to work in the Full Circle Outlet. “My philosophy lately has been that we all have something to give and it can be really little or really big, but why not do something. Someone said to me that I could probably make a really solid business out of this and profit for myself, but that is not what I want. I was born and raised in Summerland, and my mom too, and I want people to see it doesn’t take much to give back.
You just have to give some of your time,” said Nemeth. Others also share that vision and stepped forward to help sit on the board which includes vice president Jeff Kruck, secretary Kristi Leardo, John Ryland and treasurer Paula Cowen. The Summerland Charity Shops Society decided to close the doors of Penny Lane on June 1 because of substandard inventory from suppliers that was coming in and mostly unsaleable. This began after the contract with Sears ended in October 2012 and rather than see its legacy tarnished, the society moved to close the store. Leaning
on the experience of the previous society and on previous reports conducted by Community Futures on Penny Lane, the OCDS developed a new refreshed vision for a new outlet shop. Community Futures and Summerland Credit Union also provided assistance by getting $85,000 in loans to OCDS so they can get their new digs at 13207 Victoria Road (across the street from Penny Lane) open. Nemeth said she can’t thank their new landlords, Dionne and Kosta Bakalos owners of Summerland Gold and Silver, enough for everything they have done on the lease. Full Circle is hoping to be open in
August and Nemeth said they are making plans to get on social media to spread the word of the store and to arrange for a big opening day celebration. “Penny Lane brought a lot of people to Summerland’s downtown core and we are really
lucky to have the past board to have implemented everything they did and really get the ball rolling for this. Combined with our fresh ideas and looking outside of the box we might be able to achieve something that hasn’t been achieved yet,” said Nemeth.
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Mail security Although we live in a world where much of our information is circulated electronically, we continue to rely on a postal system for some important purposes. For many, bills and cheques are still sent through the mail, as are parcels and documents. Some of the information is sensitive and confidential. For these reasons, we are concerned about the two incidents over the past week of mailboxes being forced open. This is not just a Summerland problem. Other cases have also been reported elsewhere in the region. At first glance, damage to mailboxes appears to be a nuisance crime and an inconvenience. However, when an awaited cheque does not appear or when billing information does not arrive, the matter becomes much more serious. If a newly issued credit card is among the items taken, or if personal financial information or legal documents are missing, the ramifications can be significant. Unlike other thefts, it is often impossible to determine what has been stolen when mailboxes have been entered. One does not know in advance what has come in the day’s mail. The warnings about checking one’s mail regularly are useful, but it is more important to take measures to ensure this problem does not occur again. If anyone has seen something suspcious when the mailbox incidents occurred, or if anyone has information, however minor, about this crime, please call the police or Crime Stoppers to report it. The next time something like this occurs, it could be your own financial information or personal data which has been compromised.
Tomorrow, Summerland’s graduating students will receive their diplomas at the School Leaving Exercises. This is a significant achievement, one which is many years in the making. Many of the graduates have not just worked hard enough to receive their diplomas; they have also earned scholarships and bursaries as a result of extra efforts. We congratulate all for their achievements.
Cabinet rookies handed hot files VICTORIA – There are nine new faces in Premier Christy Clark’s cabinet, seven of them elected to the B.C. legislature for the first time on May 14. They have been handed some of the hottest problems, and Clark’s marching orders in “mandate letters” for each ministry. And this is the start of a four-year term, when unpopular reforms are Tom Fletcher attempted. Take Amrik Virk, the former RCMP inspector from Surrey who’s suddenly in charge of advanced education. His mandate includes: “Review the student loan program to make recommendations for improvement to ensure the loan program is meeting the needs of today’s students.” Virk must also set targets to “match the skills we need with the skills we are graduating” and require post-secondary schools to “ensure student seats are being filled.” B.C. can’t afford to keep cranking out university grads with $50,000 in debt and no job prospects in a system that’s subsidized 65 per cent. Virk will be working closely with Education Minister Peter Fassbender, who must “ensure seamless transitions” from high school to the workforce for post-secondary trades and apprenticeships. In his spare time, Fassbender is to overhaul the school district
bargaining agency and achieve a 10-year peace with the teachers’ union. Justice Minister Suzanne Anton has worked as a Crown prosecutor, so she’ll have some insight into the system that still grapples with Stanley Cup rioters from two summers ago. Her orders are to get traffic tickets and other administrative penalties out of the courts, keep working on integrating police fiefdoms and generally treat the constipation that afflicts law enforcement today. Oh, and get that new Okanagan prison built, to relieve a system that has inmates living in tents. And examine whether to spin off the Liquor Distribution Branch into a Crown corporation, a possible prelude to selling it. Transportation Minister Todd Stone’s first test was a grilling by the Vancouver media. Yup, this Kamloops hayseed has been to the Big Smoke a few times, ridden that fancy SkyTrain and taken the odd ferry, too. Now he has to impose the ferry route reductions that have been worked on by two previous ministers, and push Metro Vancouver through a referendum on ways to fund its own transit. If more tolls or taxes are going to be implemented, now is the time. Coralee Oakes has made a political leap from Quesnel city hall to the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development. One of her key tasks is to
invent a framework for a “rural dividend” from liquefied natural gas development in northwestern B.C. Oakes has to figure out how to “better provide provincial support” to sport and cultural organizations, but do it with no new money. All ministers have strict instructions to balance their lean budgets and take part in the latest “core review” to identify government functions that can be sold, delegated or shut down. New Minister of International Trade Richmond’s Teresa Wat has to find a way to continue the growth of lumber and other exports to China, India and elsewhere on the Pacific Rim. On top of that, the alwaysdelicate softwood lumber agreement with the U.S. expires in three years. The last major eruption on that front was in 2009, when B.C. cut stumpage rates for remote coastal areas to give communities much-needed employment. The Americans were livid, just as they were with our beetle-kill harvesting efforts. And of course, the U.S.-directed environmental movement continues to target Canadian industries. Third-term MLA John Rustad gets aboriginal relations, with specific instructions to deal with gas and perhaps oil pipelines through his Nechako Lakes constituency. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews. com. firstname.lastname@example.org
Although we have had plenty of wet weather, summer in the Okanagan is characterized by hot and dry conditions. Wildfires occur each summer and, if past years are any indication, around half are caused by human activity. A carelessly discarded cigarette or a campfire which has not been properly extinguished can easily lead to a devastating fire, destroying forests and threatening communities. Since dry conditions can occur quickly, it is important to be careful around fire at all times.
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Electric vehicle advantages seen Dear Editor: Without much fanfare the District of Summerland has legalized the use of Low Speed Vehicles on its roads. Many people don’t even know what an LSV is. As an ordinary citizen I am not that knowledgeable myself. I have started to research the issue and
am quickly learning to appreciate them as an important component of Summerland’s development strategy. Like myself many citizens have provided input to the “Where do we grow from here?” campaign. We will soon learn about the formal recommendations pre-
pared by the consultants and how council will formulate these into a strategy for the future of Summerland. Based on what I have witnessed in various discussions, I anticipate that the preservation of our natural environment and a safe, friendly, people-oriented community will be essen-
tial to the success of this strategy. LSVs are great facilitators to achieve this vision. They are compact electric vehicles, equipped with lights and safety features. They are smaller and cheaper than cars and designed to get around town. Due to their low speed and open con-
struction, LSVs will make it easier for us to mingle as we conduct our daily business around town, drive our dog to the Rodeo Grounds for a walk along the KVR trail, head up to Giants Head Park for the nice views or get the grandkids down to Peach Orchard Beach. I personally
believe that the introduction of Low Speed Vehicles will allow citizens to further improve the quality of life in our town. The passing of the LSV bylaw however, is only the first step. I’d like to be part of making LSVs a reality and that is up to us as members of the community.
Are you curious or knowledgeable about Low Speed Vehicles? I have set up an e-mail account at LSVforSL@shaw.ca and would like to initiate some dialog among the citizens of Summerland. Drop me a note and we’ll take it from there. Henry Sielmann Summerland
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Community picnics are a great place to make memories. This photo captures the action of the girls’ race at a picnic in Trout Creek in 1906. Cheered on by their parents, though probably not so much by their brothers, the girls seem to be giving it their all. On Canada Day, why not make some memories of your own? Come to Memorial Park and enjoy a community picnic with all the fixins — games, food, entertainment and lots of fun — from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the flag-raising ceremony at 11. See you there!
SADI continues efforts to help Summerland youth Dear Editor: I am writing on behalf of the Summerland Asset Development Initiative to first express our gratitude to the District of Summerland for supporting the work we do at the SADI Unity Youth Centre. The generous
support provided through grants such as those provided by the District allows SADI to provide a safe, supervised space for Summerland youth to go outside of school hours. Over the past months we have been working hard to maintain the pro-
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grams and services we provide at SADI while managing challenging budgets and funding cuts. We are working hard to introduce new ideas and opportunities to attract kids who are interested in being active, contributing members of SADI and engaged
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Efforts were made to save tree
Dear Editor: I am a resident of Parkdale Manor in Summerland. Two years ago, browsing online, I discovered the manor. I was attracted not only to the comfortable suites but also to the beautiful courtyard with a mountain ash tree as its centre piece. Visiting, I discovered the lovely tree to be even more awesome than the
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photo shows. I applied, was accepted and moved in. The staff are remarkably friendly, the atmosphere family-like and the food excellent. Last week as we sat at dinner Wayne Cyback, manager of Parkdale Housing visited to tell us that the mountain ash was coming down. He said its roots were heaving the court-
yard bricks, creating a tripping hazard. We were all too stunned to answer. He departed, leaving us to ponder the fate of the tree that we all loved for it beauty and its shade. But he promised he would put up a shelter of some sort with an aluminium roof where we could escape the hot sun when we wanted to sit outside.
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I needed a day or two to think about the situation, and decided that I owed it to myself and my fellow tenants to let Wayne know how we felt. So I wrote him a letter. He was courteous enough to come to see me immediately, and to show me the details of what the tree roots were doing to the interlocking bricks in the courtyard. I saw there is a problem, but it was obvious that cutting down the tree was not the only solution. He said he would not consider replacing the mountain ash, and when I questioned him about the three beautiful mature trees in the front yard which are causing heaving
in the brick walkway between them, he said they also would eventually have to go. After encountering Wayne’s brick wall resistance I decided to send a copy of that letter to Orv Robson who is chairman of the Parkdale Housing Board of Directors. Orv also responded immediately and was understanding, but indicated that the board had a contract with Wayne which gave him responsibility for making decisions of this nature. I was back at the brick wall. If the mountain ash comes down, people will still visit the manor, but they will be less tempted to make it their home. Residents will still
live at the manor but they will be less inclined to sit in the lovely courtyard. Trees are living beings that make people feel at home. Aluminium shade devices are mechanical things that people use out of necessity, not because they are comforting and make them want to linger. Grooming the tree and the brickwork may cost a bit more in the short run. But how much will it cost in the long run if the manor loses it’s trees one by one? Just like I was, people will be drawn to stay here because of the homey feelings of trees. How many potential clients will be turned off by a cheap looking alumin-
ium shelter at the centre of the courtyard? And how many brick wall experiences will tenants tolerate before they begin to move on? Parkdale Housing is a non-profit organization with a history of excellent service to seniors in Summerland and area. I would like to see that reputation continue untarnished. Perhaps it needs to review its self-declared goals? “Focusing on client and family satisfaction, staff are committed to the Society’s values of compassion, commitment to excellence, cooperation and innovative approaches to client services.” Keith Dixon Summerland
Residents at Summerland Seniors Village and students from Summerland Middle School enjoyed a game of bocce on Wednesday, during the recent Senior Buddy Program windup barbecue. The program, which pairs residents at the facility with middle school students, has been in place for the past eight years. From left are Thelma Bergstrom and Doug Fletcher of Summerland Seniors Village and middle school students Liam Cleary, Brianna Hildebrant and Angus Hume.
SUMMERLAND MONTESSORI Volunteer helped to save marker SUMMER PROGRAM Dear Editor: others to provide the funds for lucky for us. She is an avid MO
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The last time I visited the dentist I had to have that cover over my mouth and I really didn’t Dr. Cindee Melashenko like it. Why do you use that and can I have dental work without it?
It sounds like you are referring to a “rubber dam.” You are right, it is like a cover over your mouth and it helps to isolate your teeth from your saliva. I always use a rubber dam when I am doing a root canal treatment to keep the tooth dry and also to protect you from any sharp instruments or debris from getting into your mouth.
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Members of the Gellatly Bay Trails and Parks Society visited Summerland’s historic parks. The members travelled from Priest Camp Historic Park at Garnett Lake to the Lookout of the Okanagan Fur Brigade Trail, a distance of 4.1 kilometres. To top off their hike all the members then climbed up Mount Aeneas before returning to Priest Camp.
Speech inspired a generation Dear Editor: Ever since NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw declared those born in the teens and twenties “the greatest generation of the 20th century,” it has been challenging to try living up to that image. Mercifully, perhaps, it is now possible to relax a little, thanks to news emanating from some city halls, some provincial electoral politics, corporate boardrooms and executive offices, the Prime Minister’s office and the adjuncts of the senate chamber. A motivational
speaker is now being sought for those who toil there. Brokaw’s “greatest generation” had a motivational speaker, Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, who proclaimed on May 10, 1940, “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, sweat and tears. But we shall not flinch or falter, we shall not flag or fail… Let us, therefore address ourselves to our several duties and so bear ourselves that if the British Empire and its Commonwealth should last a thousand years, men will still say that
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Pipe band seeks additional members Mark Brett Black Press
The pipes, the pipes are a calling. The Summerland Pipes and Drums are looking for a few good men and women to bolster their ranks and keep the spirit of the band alive. In the four years since its inception and certification as the community’s official pipe band, the group of about 15 musicians have participated in a wide range of special
events and parades. While the organization is thriving overall, band officials are finding work, school and other commitments of its members sometimes leaves the group a bit short. While not a competition band, their philosophy is to be a quality group with a generous repertoire of pipe tunes performed in an atmosphere of fellowship. They are hoping to find people of all ages and skill levels from musicians who may
The Summerland Pipes and Drums are looking for additional musicians to join their ranks.
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to learn either the art of drumming or piping. “Remember, this is a street band, not a competition band with arduous multiweek practices,” said drum sergeant Rod MacIntosh. “The band’s aim is to play quality music while enjoying good fellowship. Therefore, those who have been discouraged by internal dissension or lack of leadership in previous bands will find it a refreshing change.” For beginners and those looking to
upgrade their skills, Summerland Pipes and Drums have very experienced musicians in both disciplines. Pipe major David Cain has a resume of membership in Grade 1 and 2 caliber pipe bands in eastern Canada and MacIntosh is a professional percussionist whose experience ranges from military bands to symphony orchestras. Instruction is costfree to members. “It’s for the fun of it,” said MacIntosh.
“Certainly nobody is going to get rich but for a musician there is the satisfaction of playing in parades
minor, with only one weekly practice (about two hours in length) and one or two special events a month. For anyone interested, the band practices on Monday nights except holidays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Summerland Royal Canadian Legion Hall, 12405 Rosedale Ave., Summerland. For further information call Cain at 250-767-0238 or email Fcainy@shaw. ca. Drummers can contact MacIntosh at 250-767-6153 or email rodmacintosh@shaw.
“Remember, this is a street band, not a competition band with arduous multi-week practices. The band’s aim is to play quality music while enjoying good fellowship.”
plus we have few social events as well during the year.” The time commitment is relatively
ca . The address of the group web page is www.summerlandpipesanddrums.com.
“SWING for KIDS”
Charity Golf Tournament Proceeds to AGUR LAKE CAMP (facility for children & adults with special needs)
The Summerland Golf & Country Club Saturday, July 13th, 2013 Format: four person teams - modified Texas Scramble SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2013
Entry Fee: includes cart
11:30 am - 1:00 pm: Registration & Putting Contest 11:30 am - 12:30 pm: Light Lunch Provided 1:30 pm: Shotgun Start
• $90/Summerland Golf Club Members
THURSDAY, JULY 25th
6:00 pm: Sparkling Wine Reception provided by Sumac Ridge Winery - No Host Bar to follow 6:30 pm: Dinner & Auction at Summerland Golf & CC, sneak peek - Come bid on 2 exciting South African safaris, our famous hand-crafted 56 bottle “Dirty Laundry Wine Rack”, WestJet tickets & more. Awards & Spectacular Prizes to Follow **Please make cheques payable to: Summerland Rotary and drop off at Manulife Securities, Bob Wareham, 9523 Main Street, Summerland or Summerland Golf & Country Club, Ken Oleschuk, General Manager, (250) 494-7745. For more information contact Michael Zang 250-404-0338, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.agurlakecamp.ca
Enjoy a great day at Summerland Golf & CC, featuring spectacular prizes while supporting a most worthy cause!
Agur Lake Camp - Grand Opening is July 6, 2013, noon until 5 pm. “Service above Self” New member information is available from Preston Mott at 250-494-6896
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Council report The regular meeting of municipal council was held June 24 in council chambers. The mayor and all councillors were present.
Zoning change adopted
Council gave final reading to a text amendment bylaw to add recreational service, indoor as a permitted use in the CB1-Central Business Zone. The amendment is necessary to allow a business license to proceed.
Cemetery changes adopted
Council gave final reading to amendments to the cemetery bylaw. The changes include dates on which burials may not take place and also change terms and wordings within the bylaw.
will be closed Monday, July 1st Advertising deadline for the July 4th issue is 12 noon on Friday, June 28th
Volunteers cleaned up the grounds of the Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre on June 11. From left are Julie Sardinha, Laurinda Dorn, Frederik Numsen, Fred Traupe and Cliff White. Missing from photo Valerie Reay, John Dorn and two Summerland cadets.
Company receives top certification Beaver Home Improvements earns masters for roofing work
Beaver Home Improvements in Summerland has received the master
elite level of roofing certification from GAF Materials Corporation. Brad Hodgins, territory manager for GAF, said the master elite level is the most demanding certification available.
To qualify, the company must go through background checks and inspections. “They’re the only roofing company in the South Okanagan to attain this goal,” Hodgins said.
Beaver Home Improvements is a member of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association. The company has been serving the region since 1981 and has an A+ rating with the Better Business
Bureau. It has been voted Best Roofing Company in the South Okanagan in Okanagan Life’s 2012 awards.
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YOur COmmunitY COnneCtiOn 13211 Henry Avenue 250-494-6451 • www.summerland.ca MAYOR: Janice Perrino COUNCILLORS: Lloyd Christopherson, Robert Hacking, Bruce Hallquist, Orv Robson, Marty Van Alphen, Peter Waterman
2013 ProPerty tax Due Date: 4Pm FriDay, July 5, 2013 All payments and eligible Homeowner Grants must be claimed by July 5, 2013 to avoid a 10% penalty. Payments can be made by internet or telephone banking, cash, cheque or debit card (charge cards are not accepted). Post-dated cheques are also accepted. Postmarks are not considered proof of payment so please don’t delay sending in your payment. If you have any questions, please call Municipal Hall at 250 494-6451.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE GRADUATES OF 2013: SACHA PERRY-FAGANT graduating from Summerland Secondary School on the Principal’s List, is winner of the Euclid Math Contest for grade 12, the Top Grade 12 Chemistry student award, as well as the French Language 12 and, like her sister before her, the Drama Cup. Sacha has been accepted into the Faculty of Science at McGill University in September where she will share a flat with her sister.
The Summerland Montessori School hosted the Dr. Ronald Bailey Memorial 5 Man Golf Scramble on the weekend. Winning the tournament with an impressive 15 under par score were in front from left Tyler Batty, Randy Jones and Jeff Redden. In the back are Blair Haddrell, left, and Graham Lyle.
NATASHA PERRY-FAGANT received her BFA in Theatre Performance from Concordia University (Montreal) with Great Distinction, remaining steadily on the Dean’s List throughout her four years. She is also the winner of the Theatre Department’s Top Graduating Student Award. Of interest, Natasha also won the SSS Drama Cup in 2009.
PLEASE JOIN US IN CONGRATULATING ALL 2013 GRADUATES.
Bradley Straker, a Grade 11 student at Summerland Secondary School, works his way under the bar during a limbo competition during the school’s Battle of the Houses, an intramural event held earlier this month.
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Giants Head School’s Breakfast Club for Learning is grateful to our sponsors and volunteers for a successful year. Thank you to our consistent sponsors... • • • • • • • • • •
Penny Lane Bargin Outlet Nester’s Market Breakfast for Learning Summerland Sweets Summerland Asset Development Initiative Parent Advisory Council Underwriters Ins. Brokers Rotary Club Dr. Quinton True Grain Bread
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Penticton Elks Kiwanis Club S’land Fire Fighters and Friends Food Emporium Fruit Tree Project Summerland Credit Union South Okanagan Events Centre B.C. Hockey of Fame Ladies Auxiliary Royal Canadian Legion
Thank you to our volunteers who sustain our program. Whether preparing meals, serving, cleaning, or offering a friendly smile every morning, the dedication of our volunteers is truly a pillar on which the success of our program stands. Without all these people and their hard work, this program would not be what it is today. • • • • • •
Mr. & Mrs. Scholes Mrs. Phillips Greg Nixon Mrs. Deane Mrs. Cogbill Tanisha Pretty
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Sunny Innes Mrs. Van Alphen Mrs. Castillo Mrs. Mullis Mrs. Gagnon
Nesters Market has provided the opportunity for people to donate their grocery points towards Breakfast for Learning. We are able to use these points to buy food items for the program. If you would like to donate your points, please tell the cashier at the time of checkout. The points program offers shoppers to participate, creating a community interest in a sense of supporting our local children. Thank you for caring about today’s children. Looking forward to seeing you all in September! If you would like to volunteer or be a sponsor, please call Valerie at 494-8567. The Breakfast Club... Providing a nutritious breakfast and a welcoming smile. Program CoordinaTor - Valerie WrighT
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Babysitting course offered in Summerland
The Kelowna and District Safety Council is bringing the Canada Safety Council’s popular Babysitter Training Course to Penticton and Summerland residents this summer. Penticton courses will run July 15 and 16, July 30 and 31, and August 14 and 15, and Summerland’s course will run on July 25 and 26. These two-day courses will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day and will be held at the Shatford Centre at 760 Main St., Penticton and at the Summerland Asset Development Initiative at 9117 Prairie Valley Rd. Open to boys and girls ages 10 and up, the course offers a full 10 hours of actual training. Many important topics will be discussed, such as the rights and responsibilities of the employer, the child,
and the babysitter, and the developmental and behavioral characteristics of children of different ages. Basic child care, nutrition, injury prevention, emergencies, age-appropriate play, and basic first aid procedures will also be covered. A special component of the course will prepare babysitters for handling the special needs of children who are visually impaired, hearing impaired, physically disabled, speech impaired, and mentally challenged. “Although the Canada Safety council recommends that children don’t start babysitting until they are 12 years old, the reality is that many 10- to 12-year-olds help care for their younger siblings, and this course will give
them the skills and information necessary to be much safer and aware babysitters and helpers,” says Tania Meyer, executive director. “Many parents also register their children in this course as an alternative to Home Alone classes, as the curriculum covered in this babysitting course is much more in-depth than Home Alone curriculum.” Students will receive a KDSC Babysitter’s Gear Bag, a comprehensive student reference book, and a graduation certificate. These courses typically sell out, so register online through the Babysitter Training Course page of KDSC’s website at www.kdsc. bc.ca or by calling KDSC Toll Free at 1-888-580-7233.
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Billy, Shauna & Staff once again would like to thank the citizens of Summerland and surrounding area for another successful season. We look forward to seeing you with another wonderful selection of annuals in our 24th year next Spring! Enjoy your gardens! Best Regards Billy
The Apple Barn will be open on September 1st Courteous, old fashioned service for 23 years!
Thank You For Supporting The Windmill Summerland Community Arts Council presents the:
SUMMER ARTS PROGRAM
July 8 - August 16, 2013 for Ages 3 - teen This year’s courses: Fun with a Pocket Knife, Puppetry: Socks, Shadows, Sacks & Sticks, Music & Movement, Wild About Writing, Broadway Bound, Play & Puppetry, Art 3D to Go, Creative Clay Creatures, Messy & Marvelous, Through the Stage Door, Beach Blanket Frenzy, Once Upon a Time! and Drawing & Painting. To register, download the form on line at http://summerlandarts.com, call the office (250) 494-4494, email email@example.com or drop in at the Art Gallery; M-F 9:30- 4:30.
Mason Hawthorne, a Grade 2 student at the Summerland Montessori School gives the thumbs up after the school held their Jump Rope for Heart - Jump Off. The reason for the big smile is that Hawthorne raised $657 all by himself for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
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Everything you need for your Canada Day B.B.Q
Fresh Wild Sockeye Salmon Steaks
Wai Lana Chips Assorted varieties 85 gr.
Long English Cucumbers BC Grown
Alpine Bread Drink Mixes
In-store Baked 450 gr.
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Happy Canada Day! Canada Day. A time to celebrate our birthday. A time to be thankful for all who have gone before us, our seniors and our veterans. They built the strong foundations for the blessings of the great nation which we embrace today. Happy Birthday Canada
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Emma Roberts, left, Olivia Roberts and Racheal Kingston competed in a sack race during last year’s Canada Day celebrations in Memorial Park. This year once again, festivities and activities for the entire family are planned for July 1 in Memorial Park.
10:30 AM to 4 PM - Memorial Park FLAG RAISING CEREMONY AT 11AM FREE CANADA DAY CAKE FREE BBQ/ICE CREAM/POP LIVE ENTERTAINMENT TRADITIONAL KIDS GAMES & PRIZES CLOWN FACE PAINTING
Summerland Kiwanis Club
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rest of week $1.79
Memorial Park - 8 am - 10 am Monday, July 1st Pancakes, sausages, coffee or juice Kids 8 & under are free
Summerland Legion Branch 22 with partners
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Legion Ladies Auxiliary SADI Summerland Girl Guides Sweet Tooth Cafe Faith Rebekah Lodge Summerland Museum Your Dollar Store with More Summerland Fire Dept. Summerland Parks and Rec. Dept. Summerland & District Credit Union Advanced Audio
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Plenty of activities planned for Canada Day There are plenty of activities and events planned for Summerland’s Canada Day Picnic on Monday, July 1 in Memorial Park.
The celebrations are organized by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 22 Summerland. The day starts with Kiwanis Pancake
Breakfast at 8 a.m. Entertainment begins at 10:30 a.m. The official ceremony at 11 a.m. will once again have 102-year-old local Veteran George Ferguson raising the flag. A free barbecue, Canada Day cake and ice cream follows the
ceremony. The Summerland Museum and Faith Rebekah Lodge at the IOOF building are open with separate events to fill out the day. For children, traditional picnic games with face painting and other activities
will run from 11:30 a.m. until about 2 p.m. Thanks to Summerland Girl Guides and SADI for their help on this. Local entertainers are tentatively scheduled from 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Performers include Anita Perry’s piano
students, Tracey Fehr and her singing students, flautist Anita McQuigan, Ashley Waines, Amanda Cole, Stephanie Terroso, The Groovea-matics and Silent Alarm. Donations will be accepted on site by the Summerland
Legion to help defray the cost of this community event. A complete schedule will be available on the Legion’s website at www.summerlandlegion.ca. Please remember to bring your own chairs as seating is limited.
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Come Visit Summerland’s Own
103 Year Old Stone Church With it’s...
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Date: July 1st Canada Day
· Unique baptismal window · Arched wood ceiling · Hand hewn stone baptismal font
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HAPPY CANADA DAY SUMMERLAND Bring your family on July 1st and join us in Memorial Park for the festivities starting at 10:30 am. Take time to celebrate and be thankful for our great country!
Members of the Summerland branch of the Royal Canadian Legion displayed flags in Memorial Park during last year’s Canada Day celebrations. This year’s Canada Day festivities are being organized by the Summerland Legion.
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What’s up Summerland and region
Al-Anon offers help to families and friends of alcoholics. Summerland Serenity Group meets Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. in the United Church hall. Call 250-490-9272 for more information. Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Venturers meet at the Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre on Thursday evenings. Beavers meet from 6 to 7 p.m. Cubs meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Scouts meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Venturers meet from 7:30 to 9 p.m. For details call DeeDee at 250-404-0406. Come try your hand at an old art made new. The traditional Rug Hookers of the South Okanagan meet every Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Summerland Art Gallery on Main Street. Visitors always welcome. Lots of supplies available. Try your hand at this timeless art. For more information phone Marilyn at 250-494-6434 or Juliet at 250-494-1278. Euchre is played every second and fourth Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Seniors Drop-in Centre, 9710 Brown St. Pe a c h City Toastmasters meets Thursdays noon to 1 p.m. in Penticton at the United Church on Main and Eckhardt, Room 202. Call 250-486-5313. Seniors’ volleyball at the Youth Centre beginning at 10 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. For additional information call Jane or Frank at 250-494-4666. Summerland Horseshoe Club is looking for new members. Practices are held in Memorial Park on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. Call Laura Williams at 250494-3094. Summerland Material Girls Quilt Guild meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month from September to May at 9 a.m. at the Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre, 9111 Peach Orchard Rd. For more information call Doris Flynn at 250-494-7262.
Summerland Spor tsmen’s Association meets every third Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at Summerland Legion. The SSA focuses on fishing, shooting, hunting, archery and conservation and is affiliated with the B.C.Wildlife Federation. New members welcome. TOPS BC #725 Summerland meets every Thursday in the lower level of the Seniors’ Drop-in Centre, 9710 Brown St. Weigh-in is from 5:30 to 6 p.m. and is followed by a meeting. For more information call Irene at 250-4945484. The Rug Hooking Circle meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month from noon to 3 p.m. at Leir House Arts and Cultural Centre, 220 Manor Park Ave., Penticton. Practice a traditional Canadian art form in a group setting. Host is certified teacher, fibre artist and published contributor Angela Possak. 250767-0206 or online rughookingteacher.ca. The Summerland Multiple Sclerosis Group meets on the first Thursday of every month at 10:30 a.m. at the MS office, 3373 Skaha Rd., Penticton. Everyone welcome. For more information call Sherry at 250-493-6564.
Bridge is played every Friday at 1 p.m. at the Seniors’ Drop-In Centre, 9710 Brown St. Phone 250-494-8164. Cribbage is played every Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the Seniors’ Drop-in Centre, 9710 Brown St. Tai Chi at the Seniors Drop-In Centre, Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and Tuesdays at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Contact Nancy at 250-494-8902.
DivorceCare is for all who are suffering from the difficulties resulting from separation or divorce. Meeting at Summerland Baptist Church just inside the Victoria St. entrance on Sundays 5 to 7 p.m. A free course is offered. Please call 250-4943313 or just walk in.
It’s a double header. The Kettle Valley Steam Railway’s Great Train Robbery and Barbecue Event Sunday, June 30 at 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Enjoy a Wild West adventure with the Garnett Valley Gang at the Kettle Valley Steam Railway. This two hour ride offers passengers a chance to enjoy daring horsemanship, live music and a cast of colourful characters both on and off the train. Reservations required. Vintage Car Club, South Okanagan Chapter, meets the last Sunday of every month at 2 p.m. in the Youth Centre on Peach Orchard Road. Anyone interested in vintage cars (cars which are 25 years or older) is invited to attend. For more information on the club phone 250-494-5473.
Dabber Bingo is played at the Senior Drop-in Centre, 9710 Brown St., every Monday at 1:30 p.m. 16 regular games, Lucky 7, Odd/Even, Bonanza. Everyone is welcome. License #832873. Men — Love to Sing? Okanagan Christian Men’s Choir. This nondenominational choir invites you to join us, have fun, sing unto the Lord and enjoy the fellowship of other singers. Mondays 7 to 9 p.m. at Summerland Baptist Church, Fireside Room. For more information contact Hans at 250-494-7127. The South Okanagan Orchid Society meets the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at Okanagan College in Penticton. The group meets September to June. For more information, contact Joan at 250-494-4293. The Summerland Crokinole Club meets Monday nights at 6:308:30 at the Summerland senior centre. Contact Darlene at 250-4949310.
Penticton Concert Band practices Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. New members welcome. Intermediate to advanced players. Call Gerald at 250-809-2087. Quest Society of Summerland meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the meeting room at 9700 Brown St. (Parkdale Place). For more information phone Marilyn Topham at 250-4946434 or Joan Lansdell at 778-476-0596. South Okanagan
Genealogical Society is open on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Penticton Library Museum building. Contact Nola Reid at 250-492-0751. Summerland Caregiver Support Group meets on the first and third Tuesday of every month from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Summerland Health Centre. Call Cindy at 250-404-8007. Summerland Farmers’ Market in Memorial Park, Wharton Street, every Tuesday April through October, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information call Paul at 250-494-0540. Summerland Kiwanis Club meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Kiwanis Lodge on Quinpool at 6 p.m. New members are welcome. Contact Robert Beers at 250-490-9645 or 250-488-6491. Summerland VIP (Visually Impaired Persons) members and friends meet the second Tuesday of the month at Parkdale Lounge. The Summerland Asset Development Initiative will be open from noon to 5 p.m. all week. On Tuesday, participants wil go geocaching and planning and designing a mural for painting. Phone 250494-9722 for information. The Summerland
Multiple Sclerosis Group joins the Penticton MS Group every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. for a coffee social at the Cherry Lane Mall Food Court. Whist is played on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m. at the Seniors Drop-In Centre, 9710 Brown St.
Summerland Air Cadets parade Wednesday nights, 18:15 to 21:30 hours at Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre, 9111 Peach Orchard Rd. All youth aged 12 to 18 welcome. Call the Air Cadet office at 250494-7988. Summerland Art Club meets every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the lower level of the Summerland Library on Wharton Street. Painters of all levels welcome. Workshops available. For info call Mary at 250-494-5851. Summerland ATV Club meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Summerland Library lower level. The club promotes responsible ridership including registration, insurance, safety certification and scheduled pleasure rides. Membership includes orchardists, farmers, ranchers and fun seekers of all ages including those with
disabilities. The Summerland Badminton Club plays every Wednesday at 7 p.m. all year. Shaun at 250-494-1513. Wednesdays are beach days at the Summerland Asset Development Initiative. Transportation and supervision are provided. Call 250-494=9722 to register.
It’s finally summer. On Friday, July 5, Summerland Asset Development Initiative participants will go to the water park in Kelowna. Call 250-4949722 to sign up. Looking for a fun low impact circuit workout routine? Join the newly formed nonprofit Summerland Women’s Fitness at 2-7519 Prairie Valley Rd, Summerfair Mall (behind Royal Bank.) Telephone 778-5162001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week, Recope Society of Summerland offers medically supervised water therapy and land exercise programs helpful to clients with various medical conditions, such as joint replacements, stroke, back problems, arthritis, to name just a few. A medical referral is required. Call Maureen at 250-4949006.
One-to-one dietitian and nurse appointments at Summerland Health Centre, 12815 Atkinson St., are available for people with diabetes or heart disease. The sessions can provide extra help with issues including learning about diabetes or heart health and how to manage the condition; understanding medication and starting or adjusting insulin; meter certification and how to use meter results; setting small, specific goals; tobacco dependence counselling and support in quitting; and solving problems with chronic conditions. To make an appointment call 250-770-3530 or 1-800-707-8550. Summerland Asset Development Initiative is looking to collaborate with adults 50 years and up on a cooking/baking program starting the first week of July. If you are interested in being part of this intergenerational/multicultural program contact Alyson 250-494-9722 or email@example.com. Thursdays are Theme Days at the Summerland Asset Development Initiative. On July 4, participants will play Spy vs. Spy around Summerland with super soakers. The youth will also do multicultural cooking on Thursdays.
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Contemplating the future of the senate Without question, one of the most frequently raised concerns that I hear from citizens of OkanaganCoquihalla, pertains to the Canadian senate, and by extension senators. Recently I have had several requests to write about the senate in an MP report. Although I have covered this particular topic previously, it has been suggested that some may have missed that report. As this is a topic
of concern for many, I have included further information on the subject of our Canadian senate that I also discussed in February of this year. The two senate questions I hear most often are directly related to each other: “Why isn’t the senate abolished?” and “Why not just stop appointing senators and get rid of the senate?” The answer to these questions is complex as it involves
the legal status of the senate and the obligations of government to comply with legislation that, in some cases, is well over 100 years old. The senate, it should not be forgotten, is part of our constitution. When the founders of Canadian Confederation created the senate, they did so by essentially dividing Canada into five different regions: The Maritimes, Ontario, Quebec, Western and
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“Additional.” A d d i t i o n a l includes Newfoundland, Labrador, NWT, Yukon and Nunavut. By design the senate is not based on a representation by population model as is the House of Commons but rather on the principle of “equal” regional representation where the first four regions each have 24 seats while the “Additional” regions have nine of the 105 seats in the senate. All of this was reaffirmed in 1982 with the repatriation of the constitution and a new constitutional amendment process was adopted. Consequently the constitutionally mandated senate representation arrangement means that regions of Canada are legally entitled to the number of seats as defined within the Constitution Act of 1867. To date every Prime Minister elected in Canada’s history has by legal obligation, appointed senators when vacancies arise, most often created when a senator reaches the mandatory retirement age of 75.
In addition, the Prime Minister may, in exceptional circumstances, temporarily appoint four to eight additional senators if there is a deadlock that must be broken. One of the challenges to the senate “equal” representation model is that it conflicts with representation by population. As an example, the current senate model ensures there are actually 30 senate seats east of Quebec – that is six more senate seats than the 24 in all of Western Canada combined. Likewise for Ontario in spite of having a larger population than Quebec, Ontario has the same number of senate seats as Quebec. This senate imbalance was summarized recently by Justin Trudeau who made the comment that “We have 24 senators from Quebec and there are just six from Alberta and six from B.C.… That’s to our advantage.” Given that some regions in Canada, from a population perspective, are under-represented compared to others,
Dan Albas when it comes to the discussion of senate abolishment, many in western Canada are strongly in favour while regions of Canada such as Quebec are just as strongly opposed as demonstrated by Mr. Trudeau. Many constituents are surprised that the legislation to reform the senate, enabling provincial elections and establishing for the first time, term limits, have been held up in Provincial courts. In order to be able to move on senate reform, and rather than wasting years and potentially millions of taxpayer dollars in legal wrangling, our government has posed a series of six questions to the Supreme Court of Canada requesting a ruling on how the
senate can be legally reformed or abolished in accordance with our constitution. One of the many questions to determine if there is a requirement to have a Canadian constitutional debate involving all of the provinces and territories. Although many have expressed a desire to see action taken on the senate, few have expressed interest in opening up a Canadian constitutional debate that could potentially pit different regions of the country against each other at a time when national unity is critical. This will be the first time in over three decades that our Supreme Court will look at the issue of senate reform and/ or abolishment in a review process that will ideally provide more clarity on how action can be taken on our Canadian senate. Dan Albas is the Member of Parliament for OkanaganCoquihalla. His blog is DaninOttawa.com and previous MP reports can be read at the www.danalbas. com website.
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Chris Cornett, chair of the Okanagan Archive Trust Society, presents Beth Sheldon with a $500 scholarship as the winner of this year’s student historic video contest. Sheldon, who recently graduated from the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia-Okanagan, created a video on the rotary snow plough. It can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=gCD8TqH-K-8.
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Members of the Summerland Yacht Club held a sail past in honour of Tony Cooke, whose memorial service took place on Saturday. Cooke was an ardent sailor and sailing instructor. The Summerland Yacht Club boats sail past Cooke’s boat Number Cruncher, which was skippered for the occasion by his son Mike. On the yard arm is a photo of Number Cruncher, skippered by Cooke, in full sail during a recent Giant’s Head Regatta. The boats also sailed through roses that had been brought from the gardens of Tony and Jean Cooke’s friends and then scattered from Number Cruncher.
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Triathletes race in Kamloops Twenty-five athletes from the Summerland-based TriPower Triathlon Club raced at the 11th annual Kamloops Kids of Steel Race on June 16. Participants, ages four to 19 years old, swam in the Brocklehurst outdoor pool, biked the streets surrounding the community centre and ran loops through the park to the finish line.
Every athlete who participated in the event received a Finisher’s Medal plus pizza and ice cream. Coaches Melissa and Michael Berrisford, extend congratulations to all their athletes for their efforts. The youngest Summerland participant was Jordan Piket, four years old, who completed her first ever triathlon race. The next Kids of
Steel race scheduled for TriPower members is the Boston Pizza Junior Triathlon in Penticton on July 20. TriPower has more than 60 youth members, ages four to 15 from Summerland and Penticton, and holds camps throughout July and August. For more information about the club, please visit tripowertriclub. com
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A total of 25 young triathletes, ranging in age from four to 19, competed at the 11th annual Kamloops Kids of Steel Race. They are part of the Summerland-based TriPower Triathlon Club.
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Endurance athletes compete in Ultraman Once again, the South Okanagan and Similkameen will play host to one of North America’s most challenging endurance events: Ultraman Canada. Ultraman Canada is an individual three day, 514.5 km swimming, biking and running endurance race that takes place during the August long weekend. This year’s event marks the 13th running since its inception in 1993. The event didn’t run for a few years in the
1990s due to lack of participants for ultra distance events. This year just as final preparations are being completed, Ultraman was very pleased to be contacted by IGA, Okanagan Falls and H. Y. Louie to come on board as a gold sponsor of the event. “This is a huge sponsorship for us and the entire event as IGA will be an active supporter of the athletes, support crews and volunteers,” said race director Steve Brown.
“IGA will be a major supplier of food and hydration products for everyone in the event. The location of the IGA store in Okanagan Falls makes stocking up for our athletes simple and convenient, to say nothing of the Day 1 Finish which is directly behind the store in Kenyon Park.” Athletes Dave Matheson and Bruce Schoenne are locals along with three other Okanagan Athletes who will be competing along
with Mexican Inaki De Le Parra. Other countries represented in the event are United Kingdom, USA, Australia, Russia and Israel. There are 29 athletes in this year’s invitation only event. Athletes must have completed at least an iron distance race in the previous 18 months under 14.5 hours to qualify for an invitation. Day 1 (Aug. 3) begins with a 10-kilometre swim in Skaha Lake from Penticton to Sovereign
Road near Okanagan Falls, followed by a 144.8-kilometre bike ride through the south Okanagan, over the Richter Pass, and ends back in Kenyon Park in Okanagan Falls. Day 2 (Aug. 4) sees competitors start a 274.2-kilometre bike ride from Penticton to Osoyoos, returning to Okanagan Falls, then climb “The Wall” to Willowbrook and Twin Lakes on their way to Princeton where they complete an out and back section to
Alison Lake to finish at the Princeton Arena. Day 3 (Aug. 5) completes the event with an 84.4-kilometre run from Princeton to Summerland along the Princeton Summerland Road. The athletes finish at Memorial Park in Summerland. The event this year features five men all capable of winning the event. De La Parra won last year’s Ultraman United Kingdom and has to be considered among the favourites. Local favourite Matheson, former winner John Bergen, and new comers Craig Percival of Australia and Christian Isakson of Portland, Oregon are also competing. The women’s race only has five entrants but all of them are capable athletes and in the hunt for the win. Okanagan athlete Kathleen Wood of West Kelowna is the local favourite. There are two returning veterans
and three rookies at the Ultraman distance. The Ultraman family of events is also about to welcome a new event in the series located in Orlando Florida. The inaugural race is set for February 2014. This will bring the total number of Ultraman Events to 4 including Ultraman U.K. and the Ultraman World Championships, Hawaii. The expansion of the brand is also being discussed during Ultraman Canada as chair and owner Jane Bockus will be here to hear presentations from other locations including Australia for 2015. Residents are invited to witness the end of all stages as follows: Stage 1, Kenyon Park, Okanagan Falls, approximately 2 p.m.; Stage 2, Princeton Arena, approximately 3 p.m., Stage 3 Memorial Park, Summerland approximately 1:30 p.m.
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On June 17 and 18, the Summerland Senior Ladies’ championship Review Cup 2013 was held. Overall: First low gross Gwen Redfern, first low net Sheila Westgate, second low gross Val Eibner, second low net Vijai Vaagen. First Flight: First low gross Lil Smith, first low net Marilyn Tamblyn, second low gross Catrina Kim, second low net Vi Ward. Second Flight: First low gross Linda Palmer, first low net Helen Benallick, second low gross Monique Sadler, second low net Anka Manders. Third Flight: First low gross Jean Walker, first low net Hedy Sewell, second low gross Janis Goll, second low net Marion Enns. Deuces: Day 1 Vi Ward, Val Eibner (two), Julie Macaulay, Ruth Daviduk. Day 2 Pat Gartrell. KPs: 0-22 (Hole 14) Vijai Vaagen, 23-29 (Hole 2) Ruth Daviduk, 30+ (Hole 4) Marion Enns. Longest Putt: Hole 9 Helen Benallick, Hole 18 Val Eibner.
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Results: June 13. On June 13, the Summerland Senior Men’s Club played an all net event. Bob Karaim was the overall low net winner with a fine 66. Pat Witzaney and Brian Haddow shared the deuce pot. First Flight: First net Bob Karaim, second net Gary Greves, third net Garth Humphries, fourth net Les Brough. Second Flight: First net Pat Witzaney, second net Denis Wright, third net Herb Williams, fourth net Per Jensen.
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Golfer in Maple Leaf Junior Tour Emanuel Sequeira Black Press
Being among the youngest bantamaged boys in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour, Declan Riddle just wants to gain experience. Riddle, 12, said it’s been good playing in Coquitlam, Langley and Pitt Meadows’ Swan-e-Set Bay Resort. “I really love it,” said Riddle, who shot an 85 on June 2, which was his best. “They (players) are very good. They do have some talent in parts of their game.” The Summerland resident said his play has been okay but knows he has more. Riddle wants to continue getting scores in the 85 range and lower. Playing on the MJT will give the experience while focusing on hitting the ball straight. “Working on not worrying about distance,” said Riddle, who appreciates the support from his family. “More on accuracy. If you want to win but make some mistakes, it will be difficult to get back in.”
Declan Riddle, 12, of Summerland was one of the youngest bantam-aged boys competing in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour.
Riddle’s coach Brodie Carle said the first year for players in the MJT is a feeling out process. “It’s hard the first year,” he said, as players are learning the courses. “He’s done reasonably
well.” Carle, an instructor at the Two Eagles Academy in Kelowna, said that Riddle possesses outstanding composure and his best features physically are his short game and put-
ting. “At 12 he is a feel player which is very rare,” said Carle, who has coached Riddle since he was 10. “I coach other good players who depend on instruction. He makes a lot
of independent decisions.” What Carle loves about Riddle is his attitude and awareness. Riddle loves to play the game. “It’s so tough to play it but when you
have it, it’s really fun to do it,” said Riddle, a fan of Phil Mickelson because of his consistent play and focus. Riddle, a multisport athlete in hockey, basketball, volleyball, tennis, squash,
rugby, karate and swimming, began playing golf when he was three after he was given a set of plastic clubs. The backyard became his training grounds. He eventually upgraded to the Summerland Golf and Country Club, whose staff he praised for their kindness, after trading in his kid clubs for real ones. Among Riddle’s goals is to become a scratch player at age 14 and travel for tournaments. The MJT, according to its website, provides a road to college golf in Canada and is the only program offering free college consultations. Players get exposure to coaches during qualifiers or high-level tournaments. Riddle, who also plays in B.C.’s Zone 2 and shoots in the mid to late 70s, has also been chosen to represent B.C. in Washington State for Wahlroth Cup (Under Junior Linkster - Vancouver based not Okanagan) which is a Match Play style as per the Ryder Cup.
B.C. players compete for tennis trophy Summerland hosts Greenwood Cup
The 41st annual Greenwood Cup tennis tournament was played at the Lakeshore Racquets Club on June 15 and 16. The tournament attracted 50 participants from Salmon Arm to Osoyoos and Rossland. The results were as follows: Men’s A: First Henry Slizek (Summerland) and Evan Parliament (Summerland),5W 0L; second Barry Nelson (Summerland) and Winston Pain (Salmon Arm), 4W 1L, third Jerry Reinhardt (Kelowna) and Joe McFadden (Kelowna), 3W 2L. Men’s B: First Chris Tolley (Osoy-
oos) and Brian Bagnall (Osoyoos), 5W 0L; second Frits Bakker (Vernon) and Gary Edwards (Vernon), 3W 2L; third Dan Faulkner (Kelowna) and Rob Peter (Kelowna), 3W 2L. Ladies’ A: First Dawna den Otter (Kelowna) and Laura Temby (Tonasket), 6W 0L; second Bonnie Zeckly (Rossland) and Irene Roberts (Rossland), 5W 1L; third Linda Elia (Summerland) and Deb Mitchell (Summerland), 4W 2L. Ladies’ B: First Karen Gallagher (Summerland) and Rhonda Manning (Penticton), 5W 1L; second Nieves Windley (Oliver) and Janet Shaw (Oliver), 3W 2L; third Janice Cunsolo (Penticton) and Debbie James (Summerland), 3W 2L.
Evan Parliament, left,and Henry Slizek, both of Summerland, went undefeated in the Mens’ A group to claim the 41st annual Greenwood Cup.
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March 14, 1923 ~ June 18, 2013 John Edward Thomas Slack went to be with the Lord on June 18, 2013 at the age of 90 years. He will be remembered and sadly missed by his loving children; Michael Slack of Summerland, BC, Vivienne Nelson (Clifford) of Summerland, BC, and Moneca Daniel of Vancouver, BC, Also survived by sister Margery Munday of Cheshire, England and Bernard Slack ((Lillian) Nottinghamshire, England. Grandchildren; Peter and Kyla Slack, Braleigh, Dayleigh, and Eveleigh Nelson. Great grandchildren; Nikole, Draven, and Madison. Sadly predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Joyce Slack (1999), and son Stephen John Slack (2004). John was a career policeman since the end of the war, serving in Nottinghamshire until he moved his family to British Columbia, Canada in 1958, and served on two police forces until retirement at age 65. In 1991, he moved to Summerland, BC to be closer to family. The family would like to thank Dr. Bannerman, nurses, care aides, and the staff at Dr. Andrew Pavilion for their wonderful care and kindness our father received while living at Summerland ECU. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1:00 pm at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, 9311 Prairie Valley Road, Summerland, BC, with Reverend John Briscall officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Remembrance of St. Stephen’s Anglican Church. Condolences may be directed to the family through providencefuneralhomes.com.
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A-STEEL SHIPPING DRY STORAGE CONTAINERS Used 20’40’45’53 in stock. SPECIAL 44’ x 40’ Container Shop w/steel trusses $13,800! Sets up in one day! 40’ Containers under $2500! Call Toll Free Also JD 544 & 644 wheel loaders JD 892D LC Excavator Ph. 1-866-528-7108 Delivery BC and AB www.rtccontainer.com
Residential painting. Small jobs welcome. Heather Ross 250-494-7697
NEW & REBUILT APPLIANCES
HUGE SELECTION - LOWEST PRICES Rebuilt Appliances with Full Warranties
WASHERS from $299 WASHER/DRYER sets from $449 FRIDGES from $299 RANGES Ask about our from $299 6 month buyback
#180-1652 Fairview Rd
(across from Home Hardware)
Misc. for Sale AT LAST! An iron filter that works. IronEater! Fully patented Canada/U.S.A. Removes iron, hardness, smell, manganese. Since 1957. Visit our 29 innovative inventions; w w w. b i g i r o n d r i l l i n g . c o m . Phone 1-800-BIG-IRON. Combination pool table, ping pong table & games table. Lots of fun. Good condition. $200 obo. 250-494-8524. HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper? KILL BED Bugs & Their Eggs! Buy a Harris Bed Bug Kit, Complete Room Treatment Solution. Odorless, Non-Staining. Available online homedepot.com (NOT IN STORES).
U-Pick strawberries, Summerland Strawberry Farm, 10002 Haddrell Ave. $1.45/lb. Phone 250-494-7373 for picking times.
Bring in your unwanted or broken jewelry, gold dental crowns, silver cutlery and tea sets, Canadian and US silver coins, vintage sports cards and war medals to Summerland Gold and Silver Exchange. We pay the highest prices! 13209 Victoria Road beside The Sweet Tooth. Locally owned and operated. 778-516-5888.
Kittens, free to a good home. 2 males, 2 females, 7 weeks old. 250-494-4620.
Fruit & Vegetables
GUITAR & UKULELE LESSONS
Heavy Duty Machinery
Painting & Decorating
1 BDRM IN SUMMERLAND suite near town centre, no stairs, ideal senior/single, priv entry. 4 appl. incl. util. NS indoor cat ok. 250-763-4714 Available July 1st or sooner.
Summerland Sounds 250-494-8323
Real Estate Houses For Sale
Priced to sell at $359,900. 4 bdrm, 2 bath lakeview home on over half an acre, less than a mile from town.For more info or to view call 250-488-6008.
DreamTeam Auto Financing “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals
www.iDreamAuto.com DL# 7557
Furnished bachelor apartment. $600/mo includes utilities. NS. 250-494-5444.
Real Estate Appraisals E.W. (Wayne) SUNDBO, CRA 250-494-5353
Celebrating their 1 Anniversary with the st
Great Parking Lot Sale Monday, July 1st from 10 am - 2 pm behind 10118 Main Street.
Medical Services Directory Summerland’s Health Professionals
· Nutrition · Herbal Medicine · Bowen Therapy for pain · Homeopathy · TCM & Acupuncture · Lifestyle Counseling
250-494-3321 106-13615 Victoria Rd. N.
Pete’s Massage Massage therapy for athletes and active agers. FRT and Fascial stretching.
Tara Ricketts, B.Sc. (Pharm) Wendy Otto
Ida Vergamini, B.Sc. (Pharm)
Pieter Rijke, R.P.T., L.Ac. Greg Nield, R.M.T. Lisa Hallquist, B.C.R.P.A.
FREE PRESCRIPTION DELIVERIES
10121 MAIN ST. SUMMERLAND
Open Mon. - Fri.: 8:30 am - 9 pm Sat: 9 am - 6 pm Sun & Holidays: 10 am - 6 pm
B.Sc.P.T., C.A.F.C.I., M.C.P.A.
Phone: 250-494-1828 www.summerlandphysio.com
Stay on top of your game
$40 for 50 minutes
#100-13009 Rosedale Ave. Pharmacy: 250-494-0531
5177 Eden Road Call for Appointment
10108 Jubilee Road 250-494-3155
Summerland Medicine Centre Pharmacy - Doug Mailey, Pharmacist - Al Fabbi, Pharmacist - Ron Little, Pharmacist
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 8 pm Saturday, 9 am - 2 pm Sunday, 10 am - 2 pm
• Volkswagen & Import Repair Specialists • Auto Sales AUTOMOTIVE LTD. • Used Auto Parts
LAKEFRONT home and acreage for sale on Francois Lake, BC. Guest cabin, 50x50 heated shop, 2 car carport, on over 3 private acres with approx. 350 ft of Lake Frontage. $380,000. 250-695-6975 or email: email@example.com
Dr. Jese Wiens, B.Sc. ND Naturopathic Doctor
9203 James Avenue
Garage Sales Saturday, June 29, 8am 11am, 9717 Quinpool Road. Lots of kids stuff and more! Saturday, June 29, 8am-noon, 129 Sumac Ridge Dr. Antique furniture, brand new ladies 10 speed bike, golf cart, childrens items, household items, etc.
It Starts with You!
Dr. Grant Goods Dr. Kimberley Goods Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
13225 Victoria Rd. N.
250-494-9266 “Serving Summerland Since 1980”
Fight Back. Volunteer your time, energy and skills today.
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Cars - Domestic
Boats 23’ Alberg sailboat w/custom Roadrunner tandem trailer and fibreglass tender w/oars. 250494-4442 or 250-494-8577
9201 Alder Street Ph: 250-494-9054 250-486-4880
2003 Honda Civic sedan. Auto, 132,000kms, A/C, tilt, set of winters and new summers, new paint, much more. 3 month warranty, rebuild. $7,250 + taxes OBO.
SERVICE & PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY
One 2-person paddle boat, 8’ x 5’. Nice condition. $285. Z Ray 1 Series Sports Boat, used twice. $799 plus tax new; asking $375 firm. Phone 250-494-7267
Dawg Dawg Gone Gone Grooming Grooming • All Breeds Welcome • Reasonable Prices
“Your Dog Comes First”
See our daily specials and our entire menu online at www.yakispizza.com
2009 Chevy Cobalt sedan. Auto, 57,000kms, new tires on aluminum mags, power windows, keyless entry. 1 yr warranty thru GM. $8,500 + taxes OBO.
Sungate Plaza #4-13604 Victoria Road North
PRIVATE LONG TERM SENIOR CARE.
Recreational/Sale #3-13604 Victoria Rd. N. Summerland, BC 250-494-5432 or 1-877-494-5432 www.martinstflowers.com
PRAIRIE VALLEY LODGE 10312 PRAIRIE VALLEY ROAD 250-404-0203 www.prairievalleylodge.com
DEALS OF THE WEEK! 2013 K-Z SPORTSMEN 242BHS Sleeps 7, includes power awnings, queen bed, AC,
CD Player with Surround Sound
2013 K-Z SPORTSMEN 280BHSS Sleeps 8,
QUALITY residential/commercial storage, Professional Wine Vaults, rates from $15.00/month
Monday to Saturday 9am to 11pm Sunday 11am to 11pm
250-494-5444 • 9400 Cedar Ave. www.aaministoragewinecellar.com
large slide with sofa and dinette, 15’ power awning, queen bed, and much more!
Brad’s Small Engine Repair Since 1994
2013 K-Z SPORTSMEN 281RLS Great rear living floor plan, Two recliners Walk around queen bed,
sofa and dinette
2013 K-Z SPORTSMEN 320BHLKSS The Ultimate family trailer, sleeps 9, 3 rear bunks with flip up sofa, outside kitchen. And much more!
2013 K-Z SPORTSMEN 270RKSS Rear kitchen floor plan, power awning,
Separate entrance to bedroom, jiffy sofa.
And much more.
1720 Wharf Street (in Trout Creek)
• Lawn mowers • Trimmers • Chain saws • ATV’s • Out boards • Dirt bikes
Summerland residents turn to the pages of this paper to find professional and reliable local companies and service providers. To add it to your marketing mix, call 250-494-5406
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The staff and students of the Summerland Montessori took the opportunity to thank Josh Roberts of Murray’s Pizza last week. Roberts has been sponsoring the school’s reading program by giving a personal pizza to any student reaching their monthly reading goal. This year marks the 10th year that Roberts has provided this service.
Museum holds summer events The Summerland Museum would like to invite you to visit them on Canada Day after the flag raising ceremony in Memorial Park. They have a fabulous new display on the Japanese community of Summerland which is well worth seeing. The museum will be open with special hours from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Canada Day. They are, of course at 9521 Wharton St. beside the Summerland Library. In addition, to their new Japanese display the Summerland Museum is excited to once again be offering their very popular Geology Bus Tour of Summerland. Join expert geologist Dr. Kathleen Jagger for an entertaining and informative journey exploring the first rock formations of Summerland. The tour will be offered twice this summer, on Saturday, July 20 and again on Saturday, August 10. Registration and payment are required prior to the event. Please call the Summerland Museum for more information at 250-494-9395 or swing on by at 9521 Wharton Street, Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Opening next Thursday, July 4 at the Cannery Stage in Penticton is Fortune’s Fools. This hilarious comedy, by Frederick Stroppel, is a concise history of love gone right and love gone wrong.
It’s the story of two couples, Chuck and Gail who are about to be married and Jay and Bonnie the best man and maid of honour. Chuck is so smitten with Gail that he makes up stupid rhymes like “perfect life and perfect wife.” Jay on the other hand is less smitten with feminist, vegetarian, Bonnie. After their first meeting he remarks that he has experienced “...an overwhelming rush of instant contempt.” Things don’t always work out the way we expect and the twists and turns in these two relation-
David Finnis ships are definitely a unique look at the institution of marriage. Showtimes are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. There will be a reception opening
night in the adjoining Opus Bistro which will give everyone a chance to meet and chat with the cast and crew. Reserved seat tickets are available at the Wine Country Visitor’s Centre Railway and Eckhardt in Penticton or reserved by phone at 250-2762170. ooo If you know of an event you feel should be included in the Arts Palette or on the Arts Council’s online calendar, please email: artspalette@ summerlandarts. com or call: 250-4948994. http://summerlandarts.com and
http://twitter.com/ artspalette The Arts Palette is written by David Finnis, Publicity Chair and President of the Summerland Community Arts Council - PO Box 1217, 9533 Main St., Summerland, B.C. V0H 1Z0.
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Practice road safety Watch for pedestrians at crosswalks and around playground zones.
ROYAL LePAGE PARKSIDE REALTY 250-494-0505
LARRY and DONNA YOUNG • • • •
12817 Schaeffer Cr. $449,000 MLS® .735 acre with subdivision potential Spacious 3 bdr home, walkout lower floor Beautiful yard, expansive lawns, nice view! More info and photos at www.larryanddonna.com
250-494-2181 Leona Hopman 250-460-0964
13219 Victoria Rd. N., Summerland, BC
$268,900 2 Bedroom Lakeview Condo Vaulted Ceilings, Updated Flooring Peaceful Setting, Stunning View #301 - 8412 Jubilee Road East
4 Bedroom Family Home With In-Law Suite, Large Private Lot Detached Triple Bay Garage 19807 Matsu Drive
$429,900 Custom Craftsman Style Home Exquisite Finishing, Low Maintenance Yard Must Be Seen! 158 - 10414 Victoria Road South
Fabulous 4 bedroom (could be 5) 3.5 bath home in Crescent Beach. Amazing gourmet kitchen, large deck space, and an inground pool perfect for the Okanagan lifestyle. Large flat fully fenced yard, all mere steps to the beach!
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HAPPY CANADA DAY
CUT HERE TO REDEEM
SAVE UP TO
ON MOST ITEMS IN-STORE
¢ PER LITRE
Fri., June 28 & Sat. June 29, 2013 wwNO TAX-We pay the PST & GST in BC, MN and SK or the HST in ON. No returns accepted or rain checks issued for taxable items during this promotion. We reserve the right to limit purchases to reasonable family requirements. Offer only valid in participating stores. Cannot be combined with any other promotional offers. Does not apply to prior purchases. EXCLUDES ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, PRESCRIPTIONS, DRY CLEANING, GAS BAR, LOTTERY, POSTAL SERVICES OR PRODUCTS FROM THIRD PARTY BUSINESSES WITHIN OUR STORES.
Purina dog chow
LIMIT 2 AFTER LIMIT
16 kg 544129 55800048868
TG 25K BTU propane BBQ grill
Broil Chef outdoor gas grill
LIMIT 2 AFTER LIMIT
35¢/L 25¢/L 20¢/L
selected varieties, 90’s
25¢/L 15¢/L 10¢/L
Finish Powerball tabs or gel pacs 216230 5170082906
With this coupon and a minimum one time store purchase of $100, save up to 35 cents per litre as detailed above, up to a maximum of 100 litres. Single fill-up only. STEPS TO REDEEM THIS OFFER: 1. Make an in-store purchase of $100 or more (excluding taxes, prescriptions, tobacco, alcohol, gift cards, phone cards, gas bar, post office, dry cleaning, lottery tickets, and other provincially regulated products) at Real Canadian Superstore from Friday, June 28th, through Thursday, July 4th, 2013. 2. Present this coupon along with the valid Superstore receipt to the gas bar cashier at time of gas purchase by Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 and save cents per litre, as detailed above, off fuel (not valid on pay-at-pump transactions). Save an additional 10 cents per litre of fuel when paying with a President’s Choice Financial® MasterCard®. One coupon per family purchase and/ or customer account. No cash value. No copies. Cannot be combined with any other coupon or promotional offer. ®PC, President’s Choice, and President’s Choice Financial are registered trademarks of Loblaws Inc. ®/TM MasterCard and the MasterCard Brand Mark are registered trademarks and PayPass is a trademark of MasterCard International Incorporated. President’s Choice Bank a licensee of the marks. President’s Choice Financial MasterCard is provided by President’s Choice Bank. Redeem at participating stores only.
No Tax on all our TVs including 2013 models!
250* 150* $ 100*
OR USE PC® MASTERCARD® AND SAVE
WITH THIS COUPON AND A VALID IN-STORE PURCHASE UP TO 100 L AT OUR GAS BAR.
2 DAYS ONLY
BUY THIS SAVE THIS AMOUNT AMOUNT AT IN GROCERIES OUR GAS BAR
LIMIT 1 AFTER LIMIT
TG woven bistro set black
sling 6 piece dining set
LIMIT 1 AFTER LIMIT
Rubbermaid 50 qt. wheeled 5 day cooler 585670 7169121187
LIMIT 1 AFTER LIMIT
Swiffer WetJet starter kit
with bonus refill
no name® bathroom tissue 24 double rolls
no name® clumping cat litter
selected varieties, 7 kg
LIMIT 2 AFTER LIMIT
Banana Boat or Hawaiian Tropic suncare essential kit
Nexcare First Aid kit
LIMIT 4 AFTER LIMIT
LIMIT 4 AFTER LIMIT
Nestle Good Start infant formula powder with Omega Discovery Kids colour and play ice cream truck 310370 6942031170
Rubbermaid Tritan food storage set
LIMIT 2 AFTER LIMIT
Fuel up at earn in Superbucks our gas bar and
Prices are in effect until Monday, July 1, 2013 or while stock lasts. superstore.ca
Huggies Little Swimmers
value when you pay with your
LIMIT 4 AFTER LIMIT
Or, get 3.5¢per litre**
in Superbucks® value using any other purchase method
**Redeem your earned Superbucks® value towards the purchase of Merchandise at participating stores (excluding tobacco, alcohol, lottery tickets, gas and prescriptions). With each fuel purchase when you use your President’s Choice Financial® MasterCard® or President’s Choice Financial® debit card as payment, you will receive 7 cents per litre in Superbucks® value. When you use any other method of payment, you will receive 3.5 cents per litre in Superbucks® value. Superbucks® value expires 60 days after date of issue. Superbucks® value are not redeemable at third party businesses within participating stores, the gas bar, or on the purchase of tobacco, alcohol, lottery tickets and prescriptions. Superbucks® value has no cash value and no cash will be returned for any unused portion. Identification may be required at the time of redemption. See Superbucks® receipt for more details. ® Trademarks of Loblaws Inc. and others. ©2013. † MasterCard is a registered trademark of MasterCard International Incorporated. President’s Choice Bank a licensee of the mark. President’s Choice Financial MasterCard is provided by President’s Choice Bank. President’s Choice Financial personal banking products are provided by the direct banking division of CIBC.
Redeem Superbucks towards purchases made in-store.**
*Price Matched Look for the symbol in store. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES (note that our major supermarket competitors may not). Due to the fact that product is ordered prior to the time of our Ad Match checks, quantities may be limited. We match select items in our major supermarket competitors’ flyers throughout the week. Major supermarket competitors are determined solely by us based on a number of factors which can vary by store location. We match identical items (defined as same brand, size, and attributes, and carried at this store location) and for fresh produce, meat and bakery, we match a comparable item (as determined solely by us). Guaranteed Lowest Prices applies only to our major supermarket competitors’ print advertisements (i.e. flyer, newspaper). We will match the competitor’s advertised price only during the effective date of the competitor’s print advertisement. We will not match competitors’ “multi-buys” (eg. 2 for $4), “spend x get x”, “Free”, “clearance”, discounts obtained through loyalty programs, or offers related to our third party operations (post office, gas bars, dry cleaners etc.). We reserve the right to cancel or change the terms of this promise at any time. Quantities and/or selection of items may be limited and may not be available in all stores. NO RAINCHECKS OR SUBSTITUTIONS on clearance items or where quantities are advertised as limited. Advertised pricing and product selection (flavour, colour, pattern, style) may vary by store location. We reserve the right to limit quantities to reasonable family requirements. We are not obligated to sell items based on errors or misprints in typography or photography. Applicable taxes, deposits, or environmental surcharges are extra. No sales to retail outlets. Some items may have “plus deposit and environmental charge” where applicable. ®/TM The trademarks, service marks and logos displayed in this newspaper ad are trademarks of Loblaws Inc. and others. All rights reserved. © 2013 Loblaws Inc. Customer Relations: 1-866-999-9890.
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