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interested in how Coca-Cola contributed to tooth decay. Record Staff The third-generation dentist, Universally remembered as a Freemason and Rotarian, Brass strong community leader with a was remembered by those in big heart, former Comox mayor the community including former Jim Brass was remembered Sat- Courtenay mayor Starr Winurday by friends, family and com- chester and current 19 Wing commander Col. Jim Benninger, who munity members. Brass, 64, who passed away credited his ability to “be a great last week, served as mayor for the neighbour.” Winchester recalled how Brass Town from 2002 to 2008. He also practiced dentistry, was the presi- played a role in mending fences between the various dent of Comox Valmunicipalities. ley Marine Search “He loved the and Rescue and He had the town of Comox. He was involved with always said Comox the College of Den- voice of a great leader. Whenever he is a great place to tal Surgeons. live and it’s worth “His style of joined an organizaworking for.” being a people pertion, he inevitably Comox Valley son … was what really served him became the president. MP John Duncan well in his politi- He put his heart into echoed Winchester’s statements, and cal career,” said everything that he recognized his leadMayor Paul Ives to ership and his big the more than 350 did; he put his heart heart. people in atten- on his sleeve. Former 19 Wing dance Saturday at Paul Helpard Comox wing comthe Comox Recremander and current ation Centre gym. He recalled Brass’ accomplish- Courtenay councillor Jon Ambler ments as mayor, his sense of said Brass and his family were humour, guidance and direction. the first people who made his Orthodontist and work col- family feel at home in the Comox league Paul Helpard said he will Valley when he first moved to the most remember his friend by his area. big voice, his big hands and his “He invited me out on his boat, big heart. and as an aviator, I didn’t know “He had the voice of a great that much about boats. He gave leader. Whenever he joined me some great marine advice — an organization, he inevita- watch out for the otter (excrebly became the president,” he ment); it’s really slippery.” explained. “He put his heart into Reflecting on his many accompeverything that he did; he put his plishments, Comox Valley MLA heart on his sleeve.” Don McRae explained Brass Helpard joked Brass con- “made the Comox Valley a far tributed significantly to dental better place.” photos@comoxvalleyrecord.com research, and was particularly

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A FRIENDLY GREETING Passengers aboard the 40-foot Twee Schoenen are greeted as they approach the far tip of Goose Spit. Comox Harbour Charters’ co-owner Danny Clair pilots people around local waters. See story, page 31. PHOTO BY MARK ALLAN

Turf project next to Vanier track Record Staff A $1.3-million amendment to the regional district financial plan for the G.P. Vanier artificial turf field project was approved Tuesday by the committee of the whole. It will be considered by the CVRD board for final approval July 30. The City of Courtenay has contributed $860,000 and the Comox Valley United Soccer Club $400,000. A fourth partner,

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Tree issues‘complex’ Erin Haluschak Comox council moved a step closer to allowing a new type of infill development in the town, but councillors debated Wednesday the importance of tree replacement for the process. At the previous committee of the whole meeting, council approved a variety of recommendations for staff to prepare an Official Community Plan amendment bylaw to create a new development permit area for coach houses. Coun. Maureen Swift inquired last month about the tree retention recommendation to replace one tree on

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With a possible 30,000 people descending around 19 Wing Comox, the Comox Valley Airport has a plan in place to ensure commercial passengers can get in and out of Comox smoothly. “We’ve definitely learned some good lessons from the last air show,” explained Fred Bigelow, CEO of the Comox Valley Airport Commission. “The regularly scheduled flights are all going to go ahead as planned.” Bigelow explained as part of the Comox Air Show, which is scheduled for Aug. 17 from 9 to 5 p.m., a section of the airfield will be shut down to accommodate spectators and visiting aircraft. The parking lot area where attendees will be able to park will be located behind the terminal — around the area currently

occupied by commercial aircraft for loading and unloading of passengers and cargo. Bigelow said on Aug. 16, 17, and 18 (if needed), passengers, after clearing security, will be bused from the boarding area to their planes, which will be located closer to a 19 Wing aircraft hangar. Because of the extra time needed to bus passengers to and from their flights and to compensate for any traffic delays, Bigelow said passengers should arrive at least two hours ahead of time for any WestJet flight, and at least 1.5 hours ahead for Central Mountain Air or Pacific Coastal flights. On the day of the air show, the terminal building will be accessed via Military Row during the show, and the entrance will be clearly marked, he added. A special route via Ryan Road and Military Row has

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Views council frustrated with St. Joseph’s hospital Renee Andor Record Staff

The Views Family Council will forward its yearly report — which outlines care concerns at the residential facility — to various official bodies. “We’ve decided to go to the Ministry (of Health), to VIHA (Vancouver Island Health Authority), to the (BC) Ombudsperson, and we sort of gave up working with the hospital,” says council chair Ann Zanbilowicz. “We’ve also gone to Accreditation Canada.” Zanbilowicz notes “99 per cent” of The Views staff are “caring and hard-working” but she says The Views Family Council hasn’t had enough of its ongoing concerns addressed over the years.

Some of the requests outlined in the yearly report include: • Supply adequate staffing levels at all times; • End the use of “inadequate” continence products, don’t tell continent people to urinate in their diapers and have staff change residents’ diapers in a timely fashion; • Tell all families who the primary nurse (or case manager) is; • Have an evaluation survey; • Have staff wear name tags; • Develop a “complete” emergency preparedness plan. Zanbilowicz says residents are sometimes told to pee in their diapers when they are continent because they need help toileting and

there aren’t enough staff members to help them. “It’s abusive. It’s abusive to ask someone to pee in a diaper,” she says, adding another big concern is around a lack of communication between staff and families. “Families don’t know whom to talk to about any concerns. We have repeatedly asked that all families and especially new, incoming families, be told who their case manager or team leader is and yet this still is not happening. “We have asked for years for the staff to wear their name tags,” continues Zanbilowicz. “They seem unable to get their staff to wear their name tags everyday. And they’ll say to families, ‘Well, tell us who said that to you,’ and they (families) say, ‘Well we don’t

know their names.’ “ St. Joseph’s General Hospital president and CEO Jane Murphy says the hospital is proud of the care residents in The Views receive. “Our staff are very dedicated and committed in giving our residents competent and compassionate care to make their lives as pleasant as possible,” she says. “We value feedback from residents and families and have many mechanisms for families to provide input and raise concerns.” She notes the hospital established a family feedback group that meets monthly and family members are encouraged to bring any issues to any staff member’s attention, or provide written comments. “We know there is always

more to improve upon and the input from our families helps us to identify these opportunities,” continues Murphy, adding staff has met with the Family Council in the past, and The Views has “worked on many initiatives to improve care relating to suggestions by the Family Council.” According to Murphy, improvements include: staff education on dementia care and person-centred care; enhancing the emergency preparedness plan using VIHA’s template; improving the resident handbook; implementing changes in staff breaks over lunch time to better support the residents; and developing communication forms. “Our staffing levels are consistent with industry standards and we are cur-

rently making changes to provide more direct care at the bedside,” she adds. Murphy notes hospital management has not received a copy of the Family Council’s annual report, though she says one was sent to a hospital board member who is on vacation. Zanbilowicz says she sent a copy to a board member, along with one to Bishop Richard Gagnon, Diocese of Victoria, and Comox Valley MLA Don McRae. She also notes she posted a copy on a bulletin board at The Views but it was removed. Accreditation Canada is expected to conduct its site visit of St. Joseph’s from Oct. 28 to Nov. 1, as has been planned for some time. Murphy says the hospital is prepared.

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Courtenay Rotary heard last week its proposal to replace the roof of the Courtenay Train Station has been approved. According to Courtenay Rotary’s Art Meyers, the roof will be made of metal shingles, which should last at least 50 years, and will be the same colour as the wooden shingles currently on the station. Courtenay Rotary announced its intention to re-do the roof back in March, and Meyers noted the club already had the money to do the job. However, he said the metal shingles had to be approved by Heritage Canada before Rotary could move ahead with the job. “The approvals are in place all round (now), so we’re just getting the actual contractor and we’re going forward,” Meyers said last week, adding this roofing job will not be done by Rotarians as it

THE TRAIN STATION roof in Courtenay will soon get some much-needed repairs.- File photo would be dangerous. “You won’t see any Rotarians up there, that’s the main thing.” The Courtenay Train Station has been leaking for years, according to stationmaster Wayne Murphy, who noted waterdamaged areas upstairs and on the main floor of the building during an early-February tour of the station. He estimated the roof had been leaking for the past five or six years, and the damage was visible

in numerous places on the ceilings, including one spot where light was visible through a hole. Island Corridor Foundation owns the building and Courtenay Rotary hopped on board to help with upgrades. Meyers notes Rotary plans to fix up the station’s outside deck, which he says is in disrepair, plus it plans to repaint the building exterior with the same hue of red used when the station was first built — nearly 100 years ago.

Built in 1914, the station was given heritage status by the City of Courtenay in 2002. Part of the Rotary Trail already extends past the Courtenay Train Station, and a beautification project in the area is planned by the City of Courtenay. Meanwhile, Island Corridor Foundation is still working to restore passenger service on the Island. For more information, visit www.islandrail.ca. writer@comoxvalleyrecord.com

North Island College’s utilization rate reached nearly 90 per cent of its target in the past year — the highest rate in over a decade. According to director of college and community relations Susan Auchterlonie, the college reached 89.3 per cent of its utilization rate target during its 2012/2013 fiscal year. She’s very pleased with the rate, especially considering the way the college is set up. “Given the way we operate, the regional delivery that we have to do, multicampus, smaller class sizes, 100 per cent’s just not reasonable — we likely won’t ever achieve that,” says Auchterlonie, noting NIC’s utilization rate for 2013/2013 was one of the highest of all B.C. colleges. She adds the college exceeded its targets in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Practical Nursing programs. According to the final FTE (full time equivalent) report, the college had a total of 2,541 FTEs in 2012/2013. NIC also had

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Smart meter options‘discriminatory’ Renee Andor Record Staff

A Hornby Island opponent of BC Hydro smart meters says options presented last week by Minister of Energy and Mines Bill Bennett are discriminatory. People refusing smart meters can opt out from standard smart meter installation, but they will pay to do so. BC Hydro has three options for those who have refused installation. They can: • Accept a standard smart meter; • Accept a digital meter with the radio turned off, which would mean a one-time cost estimated at $100 for installation, plus a fee of about $20 per month to cover the cost of reading the meter; • Keep their analog meter and pay a monthly fee — as yet unannounced — which would cover the cost of reading the meter, plus the cost of creating a separate system to record consumption for billing. Ministry communi-

cations director Matt Gordon says the cost to keep an analog meter should be announced “sooner rather than later,” noting the cost of the separate system is more complex for BC Hydro to calculate. According to a Ministry news release, these fees will be reviewed by the BC Utilities Commission before they become official “to ensure that BC Hydro is only recovering the cost of providing and servicing the radio-off and analog options.” Will Thomas — a Hornby Island resident who represented a group dubbed Royston Citizens for Safe Technology in an anti-smart meter presentation to the Comox Valley Regional District over a year ago — calls the options discriminatory. “Some of the costs … $100 to set up a digital meter, $20 a month to read it, and whatever the costs are for an analog, will deny the very ‘opt out’ option to British Columbians who cannot afford this additional fee structure,” he says. “So it appears to be discrimi-

natory on the face of it wanted to opt in. for people who cannot “We never opted in, economically afford to therefore we don’t feel exercise these so-called we need to pay to opt options, and I call this out,” he says, adding extortion.” the program was B e n Some of the nett notes “foisted the aim costs … $100 to on” British b e h i n d set up a digiColumbians. “We the fees is — the peoto ensure tal meter, $20 a ple who extra costs month to read it, want nothBC Hydro and whatever the ing to do will incur costs are for an with these from the o t h e r analog, will deny radiation meters, o p t i o n s the very ‘opt out’ that’s the are not option to British governsubsidized ment’s by all BC Columbians who H y d r o cannot afford this problem — we didn’t customers additional fee opt in. We who have don’t feel s t a n d a r d structure. s m a r t Will Thomas that anyone, any meters. Columbian, “This decision finds British an appropriate balance should be penalized for between addressing this program, whether the concerns raised by people are in or out.” According to Gorpeople who have put their meter installation don, if an analog meter on hold, while ensur- must be replaced in ing that the majority of the future, such as if it customers who have a stops working, that cusstandard smart meter tomer will be offered a will not be paying for digital meter with the those who select an opt out option.” Thomas says British Columbians were never asked whether they

radio turned off. The Provincial Health Officer, Health Canada and the World Health Organization have confirmed that smart meters pose no known health risk or reason for concern, according to the Ministry release. Advocacy groups claim the meters emit radiation, increase the likelihood of structure fires and violate privacy rights. Sixty-thousand meter installations have been delayed in B.C. due to customer request. About 96 per cent of BC Hydro customers now have smart meters provincially. In the Comox Valley region that number sits at about 93 per cent. BC Hydro will offer an enrolment period from Sept. 1 to Dec. 1 for those holding out to make their decision. The installations are expected to be complete by Mar. 1 next year. writer@comoxvalleyrecord.com

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It’s the same company, but there’s going to be a new look for the grocery space at the Comox Centre Mall. Loblaw Companies Limited — which operates The Real Canadian Superstore in Courtenay — has confirmed the Extra Foods store in the mall will be converted to a Your Independent Grocer store later this year. “The existing store will be renovated to provide an exceptional shopping experience for our customers,” explained Julija Hunter, vice-president of public relations for Loblaw. She added the store will remain open during the renovation. The new store means customers will find a more diverse assortment of fresh foods, including organic produce, meat and seafood, bakery and deli offerings. “Also, a natural value department featuring gluten-free and organic products, and a Meals to Go department featuring a great selection of items prepared fresh daily including pizzas, hot entrees, salads, sushi, soup and sand-

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Young Chefs are keeping active this summer while learning about new foods in a four-day camp sponsored by Thrifty Foods and co-ordinated by Active Comox Valley. From July 16 to 19, campers converged at the Courtenay Rec Centre to learn hands-on educational, nutritional snack preparation and participate in fun activities and games. The week finished with a tour of Thrifty Foods and a swim at the Comox Valley Aquatic Centre. Maiya Campbell, 10, said, “It was really fun learning about new foods and different ways to cook!” This energizing camp is offered every year at various community centres around the Comox Valley. To ensure the program is affordable to all families, Thrifty Foods subsidizes the registrant’s fee at each camp, making it extremely popular. There is another camp taking place in August at the Comox Community Centre, but there is already a waiting list. The 10- to 12-yearold campers learned about interesting foods they had never heard of before (dragon fruit was a big hit!), and discovered new ways to enjoy some of their favourite meals. The fruit pizza was popular with campers, and everyone loved making sandwich on a stick — sliding cubes of bread, cheese, meat and vegetables onto a skewer. Ryan Stoltz, 10, was excited to join this popular summer camp. “I came here to have lots of fun, which I did! And to learn about

foods, which I also did!” he smiled. Keeping active is an important component of the camp, teaching children to make healthy food choices while setting aside time for daily activity. For more information on free and lowcost activities in the Comox Valley, visit www.activecomoxvalley.ca. — Active Comox Valley

It was an exciting year for the 189 Port Augusta Sea Cadets. The highlight of the year was in February when the Sea Cadets went on an exchange to London, Ont. They experienced cultural activities such as the Hockey Hall of Fame, CN Tower, Science World and Niagara Falls as well learning and socializing with the London Air Cadet Squadron. The Corps showed the public their excellent parade skills at local Remembrance Day and Battle of the Atlantic ceremonies. In January, the Seamanship team competed at the Zone Seamanship competition in Victoria and two of cadets have progressed to national competitions. MS Oressa MathersCyr represented the B.C. composite team, attending a week-long national marksmanship competition in St. Catharines, Ont., returning with two silver and two bronze medals. MS Chris Volkers and his teammate are part of the B.C. team attending the

week-long national Sea Cadet Regatta in Kingston, Ont., next month. Volkers competed at the national regatta last summer and returned with a silver medal. The corps held its 70th annual ceremonial review recently at Glacier Gardens. 19 Wing Lieut.-Col. Wayne Joy served as reviewing officer and was joined in the reviewing party by 19 Wing Chief Warrant Officer Cam Winters, Comox Valley Navy League president Shannon Kraska and commanding officer Lieut. (Navy) Dan Richard. The band from 386 Komux Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron played. Following the inspection and marchpast, cadets treated the audience of invited guests, family members and friends to demonstrations including seamanship, first aid, physical fitness, sailing and Marksmanship, each of which displayed the skills acquired throughout the year. Quality Foods prepared and served cake

in honour of 189 Port Augusta’s 70th anniversary, while Costco donated a portion of the refreshments. Branch 160 Legion president Stu McKinnon presented a $1,000 donation to Kraska. The Navy League is the sponsor of 189 Port Augusta. 189 Port Augusta has been active in the community since 1943. Through a variety of training and activities the cadet program aims to develop in youth the attributes of leadership, good citizenship, promote physical fitness while learning about the activities of the Canadian Forces. The program is open to young people aged 12 to 18 and new members will be welcome when the new training year begins in September 2013. For more information, visit 189portaugusta.ca. — 189 Port Augusta Sea Cadets

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Children’s writing promotion called I Love Forest Creatures Paula Wild Record Arts

ACCLAIMED JAZZ PLAYER Phil Dwyer will play this Friday at Studio Live! in Cumberland with the PDAMCA All-Stars and special guest Vancouver trombonist Rod Murray.

Jazzman Dwyer visiting Cumberland Join renowned Canadian musician Phil Dwyer on July 26 for a great evening of mainstream and contemporary jazz. Phil will be accompanied by participants in the eighth annual Academy of Musical and Culinary Arts. These are some of the top amateur and semi-pro musicians from Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and Alberta. Dwyer is well-known to music fans for his many awardwinning recordings, international touring, and frequent appearances on CBC Radio. In addition to his work as a musician and educator, he is an advocate for greater awareness surrounding the issues of addiction and mental health. He recently appeared at a TEDx conference speaking to these issues and his presentation has had thousands of

views on YouTube. Joining Phil and the gang will be Vancouver trombone star Rod Murray. Rod is the ‘first call’ trombonist in Vancouver for everything from theatre work to big band, Latin jazz, R&B and everything in between. Notably, when brass legend Ian McDougall was choosing a second trombone for his all-star 12 piece group Rod got the call. This will be a rare opportunity for Comox Valley jazz fans to hear this master musician. Concert tickets are $20 and are available through Bop City Records in Courtenay. Seating is limited. The event begins at 8 p.m. at 2679 Beaufort at First Ave. in Cumberland. E-mail StudioLiveStudio@gmail.com for more information. — Studio Live!

“Boy and girl fairies live on our shoulders,” says singer/songwriter and author Mary Murphy. She’s Irish so she should know. In fact, she believes in fairies so much she even has her own fairy outfit. And when she wears it, she’s called Fairy Mary. To promote children’s literacy, Fairy Mary has launched an online writing contest for children age four to nine. And she’s teamed up with the Courtenay branch of the Vancouver Island Regional Library to present Fairy Mary’s Summer Story and Writing Adventure Series at the library the first four Thursdays in August. “I want to encourage young children to write,” says Fairy Mary. “And I want it to be really fun and creative. Parents might have to type the story into the entry form but the words have to be the children’s own.” Entrants can write a 100-word essay on I Love Forest Creatures and/or Fairies or an experience they’ve had with fairies or forest creatures. The contest is free but children must reside on Vancouver Island. Six judges — a Fairy King and Queen, a Brownie, a Badger and a Mouse Queen and King — are making a special trip from Ireland to help Fairy Mary select the contest winner. “The judges will be looking for real feelings and observations, not perfect grammar,” says Fairy Mary. Generous sponsors mean Fairy Mary is able to present fabulous prizes from Laughing Oyster Bookstore, Courtenay Pet Centre, Hot Chocolates, Blue Heron Books, Whale’s Tale Toys and more. The contest winner will be announced at the Courtenay library on Aug. 22. To find out more or enter the contest, visit www.marymurphy.ca. Look for the monkey reading a book. The Fairies and Forest Creatures Summer Story and Writing Adventure Series takes place at the Courtenay library Aug. 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 1 to 1:30 p.m. each day. In these free, drop-in sessions, Fairy Mary will lead children in a story telling and writing adventure. Children do not need to enter the writing contest to attend. “The adventure series is a good way for children to use their imaginations and be creative,” says

PROMOTING CHILD LITERACY, Fairy Mary Murphy has launched an online writing contest for children age four to nine. Fairy Mary. “I hope to encourage a love of reading and writing.” As well as listening to stories and talking about words, children will also make crafts and be eligible for prizes. Since every child must be accompanied by an adult, there are even prizes for moms and dads. All prizes will be presented at the Aug. 22 celebration where goodies will be served. For the adventure series Fairy Mary will be dressed in her finest fairy costume and invites boys and girls to dress up as fairies or forest creatures if they like. Children are welcome to attend any or all of the sessions. If you’d like to support Fairy Mary’s Literacy Program, click on the reading monkey link on her

webpage and follow the prompts or visit Courtenay’s Finneron Hyundai Facebook page and click on like from now until Aug. 1 and the car dealership will contribute $1 to the program. “Thank you Finneron Hyundai and all my other kind-hearted sponsors,” says Fairy Mary. “I was born to create and believe my history in the arts in living proof of that.” The Mah Endowment for the Arts presented Murphy with an award for advancing children’s education in her book Away with the Fairies. Paula Wild is a published author and regular contributor to the Comox Valley Record’s arts and entertainment section.


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Maple Pool inspires children’s play When Kymme Patrick, owner and director of Theatreworks, began writing the scripts for her summer drama camps, one local news story kept coming to mind — the controversy surrounding the Maple Pool campground residents. “I was really affected by the predicament of these people,” said Patrick. “You’re homeless. You’ve had a place that you have been welcomed to, and you are happy trying to make a home camping out there for years, and then suddenly, boom, there is a flood, and then, even more suddenly, boom, the powers that be want you out.” Patrick realized that the topic of homelessness was an important issue for children to explore. She was successful in facilitating a Youth against Homelessness teen program a few years ago and the issues are still the same. “So, I wrote Fairy Island, about a place where fairies and elves have lived in peace for years, only to see the elves displaced by a flood. The play is not an exact allegory for what is happening here, but it is about how all kinds of people deserve to be treated kindly, and provided a place where they are welcome to live, regardless of their differences or social standing.” Fairy tales have an ancient tradition, across cultures, of teaching children important morals about how to live a good life. From Aesop to Grimm, children have taken away important

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FAIRY ISLAND RESIDENTS are displaced by a flood in a Kymme Patrick tale inspired by the plight of Maple Pool Campsite residents in Courtenay. lessons about being a better, kinder, wiser person. Miranda Hatch, one of the summer student actors, believes, “The play is about accepting people no matter who they are. Kymme talked to us about Maple Pool and I got it right away. “Our play has pirates, fairies, elves and all sorts of other creatures but they are all mostly good at heart. They just do not always understand one another.” Budding actors from age five to 13 make up the ensemble cast of the one-hour play. The play is a family-friend-

ly show that combines entertainment and education. Fairy Island runs July 25 and 26 at 7 p.m. and July 27 at 1:30 p.m. at the former Comox Elementary (now Gateway Academy) off Rodello Road in Comox). Tickets are available at the door and at Laughing Oyster Bookshop. Partial proceeds will go to Maple Pool and Dawn to Dawn. See www.theatreworksonline.com for more details about Theatreworks programs, or contact Kymme at 250792-2031 or theatreworks@shaw.ca. — Theatreworks

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Christy’s life has ended up in a box Half-finished notes, scrawled snippets of conversation, observations made on the run, photographs of people known and unknown, scraps of paper with puzzling sketches on them, receipts, matchpacks, postcards, and other assorted paraphernalia — have all ended up in a Peek Frean’s tin biscuit box. For nearly 40 years, Jim Christy has thrown — willynilly, and with neither rhyme nor reason — such seemingly

random items into the box. There has been absolutely no system to it; maybe, the author says, “I thought ‘I’ll pay more attention to this later’ or, perhaps, ‘I’ve got to check that one out some day…give it the attention it deserves.’ ” Since Christy is a restless traveller, investigative journalist and raconteur, many of these items have rich and alluring stories attached to them. The Peek Frean’s bis-

cuit box has provided the essential ingredients for a fascinating assortment of highly entertaining anecdotal tales. Jim will present Aug. 9 at the Courtenay Library from 2 to 3 p.m. Christy is a writer, artist, and tireless traveller. The author of more than 20 books, including poetry, short stories, novels, travel, and biography, his travels have taken him from the Yukon to the

Amazon, Greenland to Cambodia. He has covered wars and exhibited his art internationally. Raised in inner city Philadelphia, he moved to Toronto when he was 23 years old and became a Canadian citizen at the first opportunity. Anvil Press gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts Author Promotion Tours program. — Anvil Press

VERSATILE JIM BYRNES will perform with Steve Dawson Aug. 4 and 5 at the Filberg Festival in Comox.

Byrnes plays country faves Jim Byrnes is a complex man. Some folks know him as the bluesman who was born down in St. Louis, eventually making his way up to Vancouver in the 1970s. Over the years Jim has played with a virtual who’s who of the blues: Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Robert Cray. Some folks know Jim as the actor who has appeared in many TV and movie roles, achieving fame on the Wiseguy, Highlander and Sanctuary TV series. Well, there is another facet of Jim Byrnes for folks to explore — the man who has a passion for country music. In 2012, he released a CD of his favourite country tunes to prove it. I Hear the Wind in the Wires is a collection of songs from the golden age of country music, many of which Jim has been listening to for all of his life. He has turned back the hands of time to take his listeners into the world of country music, but not the kind of country music heard on the radio anytime this century. Modern country records often favour overplaying and glossy production more than talent and authentic emotion. The tales of lawlessness and tender love, recklessness and yearning, and tough as nails characters with sentimental flaws are songs that Jim sounds as if he was born to sing. Not just any musician can feel music like this and bring it to life. Steve Dawson is the producer and multiinstrumentalist for this celebration of the music of Buck Owens, Ray Price, Hank Williams, Marty Robbins and other country music legends. Listening to I Hear the Wind in the Wires is a rare and exhilarating experience. This is the most natural and downright joyous album of Jim Byrnes’ career. There’s nothing more powerful than a good song and nobody knows that better than Jim. If a song is good enough, it can lift us up, bring us to tears, and heal a broken heart. Folks will have two chances to hear Jim Byrnes and Steve Dawson perform songs from I Hear the Wind in the Wires at the Filberg Festival. The Filberg Festival in Comox happens Aug. 2 to 5. Tickets are $15 daily or $40 for the weekend pass. This family-friendly festival celebrates excellence in all forms of Canadian arts and crafts and music with over 100 juried crafts booths, plus music on two stages, a children’s area, and concession booths. The objective of the festival is to raise the money needed to restore, preserve and maintain the beautiful Filberg Heritage Lodge and Gardens. The lodge is open for guided tours throughout the festival and the gardens are open to the public year round. For more information, go to www.filbergfestival.com. — Filberg Festival

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Fennell excels at world bodybuilding competition On July 13, local athlete, martial arts teacher and personal trainer Alicia Fennell participated in the WBFF (world bodybuilding and fitness federation) at the River Rock Casino in Richmond. The event hosted upwards of 120 competitors and boasts one of the largest international organizations in the world for fitness and bodybuilding. Fennell competed in two categories: figure (muscle tone, proportion, definition and overall show of strength while maintaining a womanly physique) and fitness (overall fitness, leanness and health of the competitor). Scores were based on physique (40 per cent),

marketability (40 per cent) and stage presence (20 per cent). This was Fennell’s first time competing in a physique and fitness competition. She placed second in fitness and third in the figure category. The experience allowed her to break down diet and exercise to a fine-tuned science, losing five per cent body fat in three months. She thanks Axe capoeira and her community in the Comox Valley, including clients at Energia fitness for their support and positive encouragement. Train with Fennell at the Comox Rec Centre or calling (250) 898-7918, Energia Fitness.

ALICIA FENNELL, RIGHT, placed in the top three in both categories at a WBFF event.

DYLAN BAMS WAS part of the Canadian soccer team that placed seventh at the summer Universiade in Russia.

Bams, Canada seventh at summer Universiade Record Staff Dylan Bams and the Canadian men’s team stared down some of the world’s soccer giants en route to a respectable seventh-place finish at the International University Sports Federation (FISU) summer Universiade this month in Kazan, Russia. In round robin play, the team tied its first game against France 2-2, defeated beat Peru 2-0 and tied defending bronze medallists from Brazil 1-1. Canada finished second in Pool D based on goal differential behind eventual tourney winner France. The Canadians lost 4-1 in the quarter finals to host Russia, then dropped a 1-0 decision to the Ukraine in the next round. The squad defeated Malaysia 3-1 in its final match to place seventh out of 15 teams. Bams, a 23-year-old attacking central midfielder who hails from Fanny Bay, sat out the game against Peru because he was sitting on a yellow card. France won gold by defeating Great Britain 3-2 in the championship final. Japan blanked Russia 3-0 in the bronze medal match. Brazil finished 14th. The seventh-place

result for the Canadian squad was the second-best finish in program history behind the men’s fourthplace finish in 2007 at Bangkok, Thailand. Canada finished ninth in 2011 at Shenzhen, China. The Universiade is a multi-sport event held every two years, second only to the Olympics in terms of numbers of athletes and countries. The FISU games are open to athletes at least 17 and under 28 as of Jan. 1 in the year of the competition. Participants must be fulltime college or university students, or have graduated in the year preceding the event. The six-foot Bams earned a spot on Canada’s 18-man roster from more than 100 CIS and NCAA players. He was one of three players from British Columbia who made the squad. Bams is enrolled in physical education at the University of Toronto, where he finished a fiveyear stint playing with the Varsity Blues soccer team. He was a four-time provincial all-star, twice named to the first team. In his first year he was named Blues’ rookie of the year. In his last season he was named team MVP. He helped the Blues to three

provincial finals, winning the title in 2010. The team also qualified for three national tournaments, twice losing in the semis. Last year, along with being named U of T men’s soccer MVP, he was awarded the university’s Silver T, given to outstanding graduating student-athletes. His long-term goal is to play professional soccer. Bams is a product of the Comox Valley United Soccer program. He played house league as a youngster and later with rep teams. At 14, he played for Nanaimo’s Upper Island Gunners in the B.C. Select League. In high school, he helped the 2008 G.P Vanier team to an Island championship and a berth at the provincial tournament. FISU men’s soccer final results: 1. France 2. Great Britain 3. Japan 4. Russian Federation 5. Ireland 6. Ukraine 7. Canada 8. Malaysia 9. Mexico 10. Uruguay 11. Italy 12. China 13. Turkey 14. Brazil 15. Peru


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Local road race holds B.C. record The Comox Nautical Days 4 Mile Road Race is once again being held on the streets of Comox. The annual event is organized by the Comox Valley Road Runners as part of the annual Comox Nautical Days celebrations. It will be held on BC Day, with the race starting at 9 a.m. Aug. 5 in front of Comox Town Hall. The event has the distinction of being the longest continuously held road race in B.C.

This year is its 44th anniversary. The race was first held in 1969 and has become a traditional part of Nautical Days festivities. It is held immediately before the main parade and many people line the streets, Comox Avenue in particular, to watch the action before being further entertained by the parade. The race is always popular with residents, who stay to enjoy the remainder of the day, but also attracts numerous runners

from across Vancouver Island. It is a family event, with parents and children often running together. Unfortunately, organizers are not permitted to allow strollers or dogs for safety and insurance reasons. There is an award and prize for the first male and female finisher and ribbons for the first three finishers in each gender and age group. There are free post-race refreshments for participants and goodies are awarded

as draw prizes for runners and volunteers. The event’s main sponsor is realtor Jim Smiley of ReMax Ocean Pacific Realty. “I’m privileged once again to sponsor this long-standing Nautical Days tradition – a fixture on the B.C. racing scene for 44 years,” Smiley said. The route follows Beaufort Avenue into Comox Avenue past the Filberg onto Donovan Drive and right onto Balmoral Avenue. At Torrance Road it turns left up the hill to Noel Avenue, where the runners turn left. After passing the firehall it turns right onto Linshart Avenue before turning left at Bolt Avenue.

From here the runners turn left onto Anderton Road before turning left at Comox Avenue to a welldeserved finish in front of the site of the former Lorne Hotel. The cost of entry is $10, with day of race registration only. Register at the start in front of Comox Town Hall between 8 and 8:45 a.m. There is no parking at the start of the race. It is recommended that runners park at Comox Centre Mall next to the finish line. For more information about the event contact race director Graham Garner at graham53@telus.net. – Comox Valley Road Runners

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Summer youth music schools should provide enriching experiences in a variety of ways, which the Comox Valley Youth Music Centre has been delivering for over four decades. CYMC Executive Team Kate Ramsey (250-338-7463)

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Ruffles 235gr

5

for

Organic Tortilla Chips or Salsa

Flaked or Chunk Light Tuna in Water

Wild Pacific Red, 213gr

220gr

5$

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Potato Chips

155-163gr

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700-900gr

Tomatoes

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540ml

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Cheddar or Mozzarella Cheese

6

Stax Potato Chips

600gr

99

Saputo

Shredded Cheese 320gr

4 99 3 99 3 99 Hellmann’s

Mayonnaise

890ml

HP

Sauce

400ml

Saputo

5

2

2$ for

Kraft

7-Up, Pepsi or Mountain Dew

Sparklers Real Fruit Beverage

5

3

12x340-355ml

Feta Cheese

475ml

200gr

Breyers

3

99

for

Plus Applicable Fees

2

2

99

Nestle

Drumstick Assorted Sizes

5

2$ for

Sunkist Frozen Sorbet & Ice Cream Bars 6x74ml

4

Crabmeat or Cocktail Shrimp 106-120gr

for

7

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4$ for

5

2$

5

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for

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299 $

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Planters

Dry Roasted Peanuts

Plus Applicable Fees

5 99

for

5

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Planters

4

4

99

Del Monte

Del Monte

398ml

4x107-112.5ml

Fruit

3

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3$

5

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Cheezies

210gr

for

5

4

2$ for

70-80gr

99

Del Monte

Pineapple

398ml

99

5

¢

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Marinated Artichoke Hearts 170ml

3$

99

Fruit Bowls

Nestle Frozen Dessert Bars or Christie Frozen Oreo Sandwich

Hawkins

3

Plus Applicable Fees

Beef or Turkey Jerky

275gr

99

6x250ml

Jack Link’s

Cashews

600gr

1.66lt

99

for

99

Frozen Yogurt Swirls

Butter, 127gr

3$

3

Plus Applicable Fees

San Pellegrino

99

Breyers

Popcorn

106gr

for

Crush, Mr. Freeze Freeze Pops or Mott’s Fruitsations Ice Bars

3

Jiffy Pop

Canadian Sardines

5$

2

24x500ml

100’s or 16x53ml

Brunswick

Gold Seal

4

99

4

1lt

425ml

Plus Applicable Fees

4x55ml or 3x100ml

99

Tomato Ketchup

Barbecue Sauce

99

Ice Cream Bars

1.66lt

E.D. Smith

Bull’s Eye

12x355ml

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Sparkling Mineral Water

6x330ml

99

Demineralized Treated Water

Magnum

170gr

2$

9

Creamery Style Ice Cream

99

Sparkling Fruit Beverage

750ml

Paradise Island

Salad Dressing

9

5

San Pellegrino

Non Alcoholic Sparkling Juice or Lemonade

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Plus Applicable Fees

Martinelli’s

Dole

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12x355ml

99

5$

Mozzarellissima Ball

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Dealcoholized Beer

710ml

2$ for

O’Doul’s

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Potato Chips

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5

for

Organic Tortilla Chips or Salsa

Flaked or Chunk Light Tuna in Water

Wild Pacific Red, 213gr

220gr

5$

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Potato Chips

155-163gr

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796ml

700-900gr

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Pasta

540ml

4$ for

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4$ for

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5

2$ for

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Classic Oven Roast Ham

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Bavarian or French

1

49 per 100gr

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Beer, Summer, Lyona or Ham Sausage with Garlic

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Large Tub

Deli Salad

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Each

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Castello

Gorgonzola

Pillsbury Country Biscuits 340gr

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42

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per 100gr

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Fresh Sole Fillets

Fructis Hair Care Products 200-384ml

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3500 Sunlight Liquid Dish Soap 500ml

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5000

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each

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1

99 PER

100gr

Machine Peeled Shrimp

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Greek Kalamata Olives

12

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2 2 99

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White or 60% Whole Wheat Bread

4$ for

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Italian Buns

5

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Bonus Q-Points

Cookies

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Selected

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Roasted Cashews

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6

2$

Organic Cream Half & Half

99 2

Organic Single Serve Coffee

12-24’s or 6’s

Sunflower Seeds

600gr

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Mighty Leaf

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Sunlight

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2 $5

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2.95lt

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99 4

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for

Pasta 340gr

for

12’s

99 2

49 1

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99 9

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California Grown

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FUN TIMES WERE had Satuday at Saratoga with car tossing, above, and plenty of racing. Motorbikes are part of the next card.

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PHOTOS BY FERNANDO PEREIRA

Geoff Hughes wins second consecutive car toss Fifty seven feet was the winning toss in the fourth annual car tossing competition Saturday at Saratoga Speedway. Geoff Hughes of Courtenay barely beat the next closest toss by Art Bawrick of Campbell River by one foot. An engine pulling competition between Hughes and Bawrick would decide the overall winner, with Hughes destroying Bawrick, removing his engine in only a minute and a half, and winning his second straight car tossing competition. Some amazing oval racing also took place Saturday with a trio of mid-season championships awarded. The Crash to Pass, Hornets and the Roadrunners were all battling for their

championships, making for some exciting racing. The Figure 8 cars were also on the card. The mid-season championship for the Roadrunners was already won coming into the night. #17 Dan Kemp held an insurmountable 265 point lead. Fifteen laps were given to a six-car field for the main event; #66 Nick Leavitt jumped to an early lead and he wouldn’t look back from there, taking home the win. A season high eight Figure 8s hit the Black Creek oval in their ‘for fun’ class, with #01 Kevin Lawrenuk dominating the field, winning both heats and the 12 lap main. In the Hornet B class, #12 Raymond Fortier held a strong 172 point lead

SARATOGA SPEEDWAY over #81 Jeremy Stormo, who was on a three-main event winning streak coming into Saturday. Reverse heats were given to the Bs: #87 Boston Larson won the C heat, with the reverse going to #21 Megan Mayo. Fortier held off Stormo to win the first B heat, with the reverse going to Stormo who dominated the field. With a 168 point lead over Stormo going into the 25 lap main, Fortier was guaranteed to win the championship. After some early battling, Stormo emerged as the leader on lap 10 and he wouldn’t look back from there, winning his fourth

straight main, with Fortier second. The closest battle was in the Hornet A division: #14 Kyle Fallowfield held a slim 85 point lead over Lawrenuk. Before the night began though, Fallowfield’s primary car blew its transmission, making him race a back-up car. Lawrenuk jumped on the opportunity, winning the A heat, and finishing second in the reverse. Fallowfield’s lead diminished to 54 going into the 20 lap main. Lawrenuk again jumped to an early lead and he wouldn’t look back. Fallowfield’s second place finish in a borrowed car would win

him the championship by 37 points. Two-time defending Crash to Pass champion #01 The ‘General’ Jeff May was in his usual spot coming into Saturday, holding a 149 point lead over his cousin #02 Matt May for first. #73 Sheldon Hopp took the first heat, with the reverse going to points leader May. 163 points separated cousins Jeff and Matt going into the main event, meaning Jeff would once again be the Crash to Pass mid season champion. After three early cautions, Hopp pulled away from the field and won the 20 lap main. Extra laps...The Wilroc sprint cars will make their second appearance of the

year on Saturday. These are the fastest cars on the Island, averaging lap times of 14-15 seconds, almost two seconds faster than the next fastest class. Accompanying these speed demons will be the I.M.C.A. Modifieds, Dwarf cars, Bomber cars and Motorcycles, making this a night full of the fastest cars on the Island. The following long weekend marks the most anticipated weekend of the year, the Monster Trucks. Five high flying trucks will be attending two nights of amazing action at Saratoga. A full field of Crash to Pass, Hornets, Roadrunners and Figure 8 cars will also be on the card, making these two weekends ones you won’t want to miss.


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PROVINCIALS APPROACH FOR the Remax Ocean Pacific peewee AA rep baseball team.

Peewees entertain on ball diamond The Remax Ocean Pacific peewee AA rep baseball team is having a great summer, steadily improving and playing some entertaining ball. The team travelled to a wonderful baseball setting in Duncan July 13. Game results: 9-5 loss to Duncan Red Sox and a 13-11 win over Richmond Chuckers. The morning game saw a towering 280-foot home run to deep centre by Comox’s Brad

Teasdale. The afternoon game was highlighted by a great back and forth hot box that saw Matthew Teasdale out hustle the Richmond defenders. The team finished strong. The team continued their winning ways Sunday at home with two convincing victories. In the first game July 14, Dawson Fox pitched all five innings. The team supported him with plenty of run

support. They ended up beating the Port Alberni A’s 15-2. Some stand out baseball was played by the entire squad. Later that afternoon the team earned a wellfought victory over the Victoria Wildcats 13-1. The team was batting well all day and made very few defensive errors. Thomas Green made an amazing diving stab at short stop which helped lift the team to a convincing

victory. Rob Green coaches the team, which practices two to three times a week, with usually two double headers on the weekend. They will compete at the 10-team provincial championship event Aug. 1-4 at Aspen Park in Comox. Anyone wishing to volunteer can contact the tournament coordinator at (250) 3347570 or Provincials@ cvba.ca.

COMOX VALLEY-RAISED NOLAN Wirth is a goalie on the Vancouver Whitecaps U17/18 squad that placed sixth at the U.S. Soccer Development Academy playoffs in Texas. The team opened with a 3-1 win over Seattle, lost 1-0 to eventual tourney winner New York Red Bulls, held Albertson FC to a scoreless draw, then lost 1-0 Saturday to Missouri in the match for fifth place.

Cyclists raise money for Quebec town The Comox Valley Cycle Club annual Dove Creek Omnium had 53 riders enjoy great racing and a fundraiser for Lac Megantic. Festivities started Saturday morning with the Royston criterium. In Category C, local rider Isaac Van der Vliet took the win over Victoria’s Brenna Pauly and other competitors. In the Saturday afternoon eight km Burns Road time trial Isaac and Brenna repeated the feat on the tough course to finish in 14:01 and 14:58. In the Sunday Morning 52km Dove Creek road race, the young duo dropped the two older riders with Isaac attacking on the hill only to have Brenna claw the distance back and nipping him at the line. In Category B, the Saturday criterium contested by 16 riders had many attacks and came down to out of town riders John Guthrie and Nick Kupiak and local rider Aaron Milan in first, second and third respectively. The time trial consisted of two laps of Burns Road, a total of 16.2km, won by local rider Kent Duncan in a time of 26:14. The final Sunday road race on Dove Creek went for 69km and had attacks from the start. Local rider

Damian Parlee initiated the final breakaway and was quickly joined by local rider Doug Merrick and out of towner Nick Kupiak. In the final run up to the line Nick took the win over Damian after Doug came off the pace on the final climb. In Category A criterium, club alumni Jordan Duncan took the win over teammate Alex Amiri. In the time

trial Jordan again took the win in a blistering 24:08, more than 30 seconds over second place Kerry White. In the 86km road race the final breakaway initiated by Craig Lunn took a couple other riders for the last couple of laps. On the final lap Craig dropped the rest of the riders as the charging pack swallowed all but himself and Matt Billinghurst.

Amiri and Duncan won the bunch sprint. A barbecue raised $600 for Lac Megantic, Que. where a train derailment and fire killed dozens of people. The town held the Canadian cycling nationals the last two years. Funds will be matched by the Canadian Cycling Association towards Lac Megantic.

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January 17, 1936 ~ June 8, 2013 A gentleman dearly loved, fondly remembered and sorely missed by his family, friends, and partner Charleen Montgomery.

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Penny-Louise Newell, age 48, of Courtenay, British Columbia, passed away at home after a short illness on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. She was the beloved wife of Douglas Newell and loving mother to Kerry (Alissa) Holloway and Alex Holloway of Courtenay. Penny was born on May 11, 1965 in Cold Lake, Alberta, the daughter of Alberta and Eileen Holloway of Courtenay. Penny is also survived by her three brothers, Mike (Lynn) Holloway (Parksville, BC), Rick Holloway (Vancouver, BC), and Steven Holloway (Ottawa, ON), along with her sister Cheryl Mann (Courtenay), her three grandsons Skylar, Damon and Donovan Holloway, along with a niece and many nephews and her aunt Marjorie (Jack) Lalonde (Bowmanville, ON). Penny lived in several provinces throughout her life, being Quebec where she had her two sons. She moved to Alberta in 1997, where she met her loving husband Doug of 16 years. Then finally moving back to British Columbia in 2002, where she called home. The majority of Penny’s life was dedicated to being a loving wife, mother, sister and homemaker. She loved spending time with her family; with her three grandsons being the apple of her eye. When Penny had free time, she loved to do arts and crafts, camping and listening to country music. A celebration of Penny’s life will be held on Friday, July 26, 2013 at 2:00PM at Comox Valley Funeral Home, Cremation and Reception Centre, 1101 Ryan Rd., Courtenay, BC. Following the service friends are welcome to gather with the family at the Wachiay Friendship Centre 1625B McPhee Ave., Courtenay, to have a celebration tea and light snack. In lieu of flowers the family asks that a donation be made to eh Canadian Diabetes Association, PO Box 3256, Courtenay, B.C., V9N 5N4

LEGALS

Here all our thoughts are ďŹ xed upon the Love that beautiďŹ es Creation and here we learn how world below is moved by world above. We miss you and love you with all of our hearts.... your loving family.

DEATHS

Galeazzi, Doreen (nee Thomson) Born March 30, 1922 peacefully passed July 12, 2013. Doe will be missed by her husband Tom (Buck), their Children and families and many relatives and friends. We would like to thank the CVSV for their care. A memorial tea will be held on July 27, 2013 at 2 pm at the Cumberland Legion.

250-334-0707

www. comoxvalleyfuneralhome.com

Delia T Hornsby Jan 13, 1946- July 2, 2013

CAMPBELL RIVER MIRRORDelia leaves behind her PREPAID children Dale, Leah,(Sean), SIZE2 x 216.00 Amanda (Norman), 6093596 granddaughters, Sidney, Heather, Holly and many O:\DISPLAY_ADS\DROPBOX\6093596.pdf loving siblings. Delia was predeceased by her first husband Edwin Hornsby (1970). Known and loved by many, Delia will be remembered for her unflagging, energy and never ending devotion to those close to her.

NOT HERE

"Rest easy mom, we love you".

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LOST: WHITE & blue car seat cushion, Comox ferry terminal area. Call 250-338-9500.

In Loving Memory of TESEKLA (TESE) SPECK Sept. 29, 1984 ~ Jul. 23, 2010

Penny-Louise Newell (Holloway), 48

250-334-0707

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LOST AND FOUND FOUND: REFLECTOR pant cuffs for bike riding. Call (250)339-6454.

COMOX VALLEY RECORD

Your community. Your paper.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: ESTATE OF GWENDOLINE MARY WILLING also known as GWENDOLINE M. WILLING and GWENDOLINE WILLING, Deceased. Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Gwendoline Mary Willing, Deceased, late of 101 – 4640 Headquarters Road, Comox, are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executor, c/o Cook Roberts LLP, 7th Floor – 1175 Douglas Street, Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 2E1, before August 22, 2013, after which date the Executor will distribute the said estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard to the claims of which the Executor then has notice. EXECUTOR, Cook Roberts LLP

COMING EVENTS

Re: The Estate of Kenneth Oren Barkley also known as Ken Barkley, deceased, formerly of 2540 Macauly Road, Black Creek, BC V9J 1B6. Notice is hereby given that creditors and others having claims against the estate of the above deceased are hereby required to send particulars thereof to the Executrix named hereunder c/o Messrs Krugel & Company, 102 - 635 Fitzgerald Avenue, Courtenay, B.C. V9N 2R4 on or before August 19, 2013 after which date the Executrix will distribute said estate among the parties entitled thereto having regard only to the claims of which the Executrix then has notice. BARBARA ANN GLOVER EXECUTRIX

PERSONALS

AL-ANON/ALATEEN - Concerned about someone’s drinking? Contact 1-8884ALANON (1-888-425-2666). www.al-anon.alateen.org ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

Call day or night. 250-338-8042

Nar-Anon can help if you are affected by someone’s use of drugs. Group meets every Wed. 7:30pm at 280-4th St. Eureka Support Society in Courtenay. Contacts: Jack 334-3485 or Nora 871-1939

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COMING EVENTS

The Corporation of the Village of Cumberland The Corporation of the Village of Cumberland invites you to attend a public information meeting to provide feedback on proposed changes to the current Development Cost Charges (DCC) rates. The meeting will be held on July 25th (Thursday) from 7-9PM in the Village of Cumberland Council Chambers located next door to the municipal office. If you’re unable to attend, a copy of the proposed DCC rates bylaw that received first reading from Council on June 24th, is available at the Village office for individuals to provide feedback either by email or written submission. Comments will be received up to August 14th and can be submitted to: Rob Crisfield, Manager of Operations, PO Box 340, Cumberland BC, V0R 1S0 or rcrisfield@ cumberland.ca




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BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

HELP WANTED

ALL CASH Drink/Snack Vending Business Route. Complete Training. Small Investment Required. 1-888-979-VEND (8363). www.healthydrinkvending.co

LICENSED AUTOMOTIVE Mechanic required for very busy shop in Powell River, Sunshine Coast BC. Must have strong diagnostic and problem solving skills, email resume to: elmo1418@hotmail.com

UP TO $5,000/mo. - Part time! Set your own hours. Start right away. Go to: http://earndollar sonlinedaily.com

BANNISTER Collision & Glass Centre, Vernon BC

CELEBRATIONS

CELEBRATIONS

• Birthdays • Weddings • Special Occasions •

FamilyAlbum Ph. 250-338-5811 features@comoxvalleyrecord.com Deadlines: Tues. 12 noon and Fri. 12 noon

The family of

SAM DUBÉ

is proud to announce his graduation from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy. An officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, stationed at CFB Edmonton, Sam is currently completing a 7-month residency in four Edmonton hospitals. Congratulations Sam!

HELP WANTED An Alberta Oilfield Company is hiring dozer and excavator operators, Lodging and meals provided. Drug testing required. Call (780)723-5051 Edson,Alta.

F/T EXPERIENCED Retail Sales Clerk required. Apply at Preloved Fashions, 307-D 14th St. Courtenay. GRIFFIN PUB Beer & Wine Store is hiring an experienced Clerk. Please apply with resume to 1185 Kilmorley Road, Comox.

BARTENDER & SERVER, P/T, for Griffin Pub. Flexible schedule. Require Squirrel, Serving it Right and Lotto certificate. Please apply with resume to 1185 Kilmorley Road, Comox.

GUARANTEED JOB Placement: General Laborers and Tradesmen For Oil & Gas Industry. Call 24hr Free Recorded Message. For Information 1-800-972-0209.

HELP WANTED

HELP WANTED

Y.A.N.A. is seeking applications for a

Community Relations Coordinator Contract Position 10 hrs/week

The successful candidate will provide leadership in implementing community awareness, marketing and fundraising plans. E-mail info@yanacomoxvalley.com to request a job description.

HAIRSTYLIST WANTED $1000 HIRING BONUS full time/part time for First Choice Hair Cutters in their Courtenay location. Guaranteed $12/hour, 25% profit sharing,paid overtime, benefits, paid birthday, vacation pay, annual advanced training and advancement opportunities. Phone 1-866-4724339 today for an interview.

PART-TIME RECREATION FACILITY ATTENDANTS The CVRD is seeking up to seven P/T recreation facility attendants (Skate Patrol/Instructor) to join our Comox Valley Sports Centre. Applicants must have a minimum of six (6) months hockey or figure skating experience, be available to work a variety of shifts and for call-in on short notice. Current rate of pay is $14.44 per hour. Please visit: www.comox valleyrd.ca/jobs for complete position details and required qualifications. Applications accepted until 3pm, August 1, 2013.

Resumés will be accepted until 6pm on August 2, 2013. www.yanacomoxvalley.com • 250-871-0343

HELP WANTED

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

SIXTY Happy Birthday Gail Quality Foods Cake Winner

for July 23, 2013

Gail Eggiman

ph.: 250-338-5811 fax: 250-338-5568 features@comoxvalleyrecord.com Publishes Tuesday. Deadline is Friday at 12 noon.

NOW HIRING! Earn extra cash - Men & women in demand for simple work. P/TF/T. Can be done from home. Acceptance guaranteed - No experience required, all welcome! www.BCJobLinks.com

HELP WANTED

new arrivals

2013

Neil and Sharon Henderson welcome their grandson

required for St. John The Divine, Anglican Church in central Courtenay to start Sept 9, 2013. Qualifications; Experience in front office work with welcoming and confident manner. Strong computer skills and experience in Microsoft Office and Publisher. Criminal record clearance is required. Part time position Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings, 12 hours per week. Pay scale $15 - $16.00 per hour. Apply in writing to Church of St. John the Divine 579 – 5th St Courtenay, B.C. V9N 1K2. Applications must be received before August 9th,2013

GOLF COURSE WORKER

TEMPORARY PART-TIME POSITION

born in Prince George May 8th weighing 9 lbs 3 oz.

(The anticipated term of this position is until mid-October)

The perfect tote for all those nursery items from diapers to lotions now and later use as an art tote for your little "Picasso"

226-5th Street, Courtenay | 250-703-9516 www.kradles.ca • Visit us on Facebook! THE WINNER of the KRADLES $25 GIFT CERTIFICATE

C.J. Henderson

LEGAL

Part-Time Coordinator Comox Valley Senior Peer Counselling Society

NOTICE Tenant: Douglas Waldbrook 1904B Knight Rd, Comox, BC. Landlord: C. Lutz 1904B Knight Rd, BC. Contents of 1904B Comox Valley Ornamental Concrete will be disposed of after 30 days of this notice being posted unless notified tenant takes possessions, establishes a right to the possessions, or makes a dispute resolution or a Supreme Court application to establish such a right.

Non-profit society requires Coordinator to oversee all programs under the umbrella of CV Senior Peer Counselling Society. Must have a background in one of the health care disciplines such as nursing, social work or counselling; experience working with seniors, volunteers and volunteer boards of directors. Also, requires experience in, office administration and ability to use various computer programs. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, and strong coordination, organization and leadership abilities. For a complete job description, please reply in confidence to email: seniorpeercounselling @shaw.ca Resumes will be received until Friday, August 2, 2013.

MEDICAL/DENTAL Registered Nurses Bayshore Home Health Bayshore Home Health is currently seeking RN’s for all shifts, in the Courtenay and Campbell River areas to work with children with complex care needs who may have a tracheostomy and ventilation. If you love working with children, we would be delighted to hear from you. Pediatric experience is an asset and we do offer client specific training, as well as trach/vent courses.

THE LEMARE GROUP is accepting resumes for the following positions: • Certified Hand Fallers • Off Highway Logging Truck Drivers • Log Loader Operator • Grapple Yarder Operators • Boom Boat Operator • Chasers • Hooktenders • 2nd Loaders-Buckermen • Heavy Duty Mechanics Fulltime camp with union rates/benefits. Please send resumes by fax to 250-956-4888 or email to office@lemare.ca.

Please send your resume and cover letter to our Burnaby location: pedsvancouver@ bayshore.ca or fax to 1-866-686-7435

HELP WANTED

HELP WANTED

Looking for a NEW job?

Cabo Drilling Corp. - Panama www.cabo.ca

Experienced QSTs, Faller Supervisors, Bull Buckers, Faller Trainers and a Safety Representative Cabo Drilling Corp is searching for experienced QSTs, Faller Supervisors, Bull Buckers, Faller Trainers and an OHS Professional for a large on-going project in Panama that includes supervising and training in pad cutting, platform building and clearing operations. Individual contractors are encouraged to apply. These positions offer a competitive day rate, emergency medical insurance, and paid travel and board expenses. Please forward resume in con¿dence to jamesg#cabo.ca PROFESSIONAL/ MANAGEMENT

PROFESSIONAL/ MANAGEMENT

PROFESSIONAL/ MANAGEMENT

Glacier Greens Golf Course 19 Wing Comox

C.J. (CLIFFORD JAMES)

A joy to parents Georgina and Ian as well as Kuya Neil, Ate Cecille and Nanay Flora

HELP WANTED

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NO DISGUISE CAN HIDE THE FACT THAT YOU ARE TURNING

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Due to growth in our ICBC Express Repair Body Shop, we are seeking to fill the following position: LICENSED AUTO BODY TECHNICIAN 2ND/3RD YEAR APPRENTICE. Competitive Wages - Good Benefits. Preference may be given to applicants with previous ICBC Express Shop Experience. Please forward your resume with cover letter by fax or email to the attention of Bill Blackey. Fax 250-545-2256 or email bodyshop@bannisters.com

COMOX VALLEY RECORD • Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Glacier Greens Golf Course at 19 Wing Comox is seeking a part-time Golf Course Worker to maintain golf course property using small powered and manual equipment, maintain greens, tee box areas, turf on fairways or other areas as well as maintain and repair golf course outbuildings, fences, bridges, nets and screens. He/She also performs basic horticultural duties such as planting and pruning trees, shrubs and flowers and maintaining and creating flowerbeds. Qualifications: - Some High School AND some years experience in landscaping. OR - An acceptable combination of education, training, and experience will also be considered AND - A valid BC driver’s license Successful candidate will be prepared to commence employment as soon as possible. Eligible candidates should submit a resume clearly outlining their ability to fulfil all position requirements by mail to: NPF Human Resources Manager, 19 Wing Comox, PO Box 1000, Stn. Main, Lazo, B.C. V0R 2K0, or by fax at 250339-8168, by e-mail to npfhrcomox@cfmws.com. Applications must be received by 23:59 hrs on 26 July 2013.

Upland Excavating Ltd. is currently seeking a Project Coordinator to join our construction team. The Project Coordinator will assist the project team throughout the life cycle of the construction project. Duties will include : • Assist the estimator in the preparation of tenders, • Prepare material takeoffs, and obtain supplier and sub-contractor pricing • Prepare tender submittals and reviewing contract and tender requirement. • Assist the project manager with contract submissions and deliverables • Assist with the project schedule • Issue supplier and sub-contractor purchase orders • Coordinate delivery of construction materials. • Assist Site Superintendents with project administration duties • Prepare job cost reports • Assist with the final contract submittals, shop drawings, and operations manuals The successful candidate will be proficient in Microsoft word, excel, power point, project 2010 and CAAD. A diploma in Engineering Technology or equivalent would be an asset. Must have a minimum of 3 years experience in underground utilities, heavy construction, and or highway construction. Must be able to read and interpret drawings and blueprints, and be familiar with MMCD contracts and specifications. Upland Excavating offers a competitive wage and benefit package which will be negotiated based on experience. Please email resume to admin@uplandgroup.ca. Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.


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HELP WANTED

HELP WANTED

Busy Courtenay Pharmacy looking for a

Pharmacy Assistant / Customer Service Representative. POS experience is an asset. Must be responsible and willing to learn. Mon-Fri 9:30am-5-30pm. Please apply with resume to the Comox Valley Record Drawer #4537 c/o 765 McPhee Ave, Courtenay V9N2Z7 HELP WANTED



PERSONAL SERVICES

PERSONAL SERVICES

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PERSONAL SERVICES

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

ESCORTS

FINANCIAL SERVICES

FINANCIAL SERVICES

LEGAL SERVICES

TREE SERVICES

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CAREER SERVICES/ JOB SEARCH

CAREER SERVICES/ JOB SEARCH

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PROFESSIONAL/ MANAGEMENT

Human Resources Coordinator This newly created full-time, two-year term position will be responsible for overseeing the human resources requirements of the KDC. The coordinator works in a team environment and provides support to the KDC in the administration associated with day-to-day Human Resource related operations such as benefits administration, training and capacity building, performance management, policy development/recommendations, and recruitment. To receive a comprehensive job description, please email: admikdc@uniserve.com. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume, three professional references, and salary expectations to: KDC Administrator, PO Box 489, Campbell River BC V9W 5C1, fax to 1-250-3268, or email admikdc@uniserve.com by July 24, 2013.

CARPENTRY

HOME CARE SUPPORT TRANSPORTATION Service “Take U There” Door through Door service. $25 hr. Call Valerie 250-890-0066

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COMOX VALLEY NISSAN IS LOOKING FOR A SALESPERSON

If you believe these things, we want to hear from you. Please drop résumé in confidence to:

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HELP WANTED

HELP WANTED

250-650-1333 SKILLED carpenter. Licensed & certified. Free estimates, Call Doug www.suncrestholdings.ca

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

ELECTRICAL

LADIES MOTORCYCLE jacket, med. Like New. Reg $320. asking $100. 334-3654

ELECTRICIAN. Small jobs to new construction. B Connected Electrical. 250-792-2168. www.bzzzt.ca

GARDENING ADAMS TREE SERVICE. Hedge trimming,tree pruning. Log splitting, stump grinding and removal. 250-203-5324

Typical Duties and Responsibilities: • Accountable to the President and Executive Committee for the supervision of Branch activities consistent with the By-laws of the Branch. • Responsible for training, including safety and accident prevention of three to six staff. • Responsible for the strict adherence by all employees to the rules and regulations set by the President and Executive of the Branch, Gaming and Liquor Licensing Boards. • Act as the Bar Manager, ensuring compliance with Work Safe BC Regulations, BC Gaming and Liquor Licensing Boards, work bar shifts as necessary, train new bar staff and monitor all bartenders’ performance, etc. Education, Level of Experience and Hiring Requirements • Secondary education mandatory, post secondary an asset. • Directly related experience mandatory. • Experience in supervision an asset. • Experience with non-profit organizations an asset. • Experienced user of Simply Accounting mandatory, Excel or other accounting programs an asset. Computer and administrative skills required. • Must have a valid BC Drivers License, Class 4 or 5, and a reliable vehicle and current auto insurance. Must have the ability to travel as required. • Ability to work evenings and weekends in emergency situations. Normal hours of work 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. • Application must include covering letter, resume and three references (preferably from direct supervisors). The application shall be delivered in a sealed evelope to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 17, Courtenay, BC addressed to The Executive.

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Guided online learning, instructor-led, in a highly supported environment

Psychiatric Nursing (online): This 23 month program is accredited by the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC (CRPNBC). Entry-level earnings start at $30.79/hour to $40.42/hour. Special Education Assistant (online): In only 9 months you could be earning $17 - $25.99/hour. You will receive training and certification from the Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders (POPARD). Therapeutic Recreation – Gerontology (online): Support and promote optimal health for seniors by planning, implementing and evaluation therapeutic recreation services. Earn up to $23.50/hour. Government student loans & funding (ELMS/WCB) & other financing options available to qualified applicants.

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Over 92% of our grads are employed in their field of study within 6 months of graduation.

TREADMILL, HORIZON CT5.1, fold up w/ incline feature heart rate receiver, $150. Call (250)344-8440.

FREE ITEMS

LEOPARD PATTERN beige rug, 6x9, $40. obo. Call 250338-9500.

HANDYPERSONS HOME REPAIR & Maintenance Service. Interior or Exterior. Call Les for Free estimate at 250-898-8887.

HOME IMPROVEMENTS MR FIX IT Renos, vinyl decks, railings, patio covers, fencing, all int. work. (250)702-1377.

FUEL/FIREWOOD

SEASONED FIREWOOD Vancouver Island’s largest firewood producer offers firewood legally obtained during forest restoration, large cords. Help restore your forest, see online at: www.Burndrywood.com or call 1-877-902-WOOD.

FURNITURE

MISC SERVICES GOLDSMITH Custom Designed & Handcrafted Jewellery. Full repair service. Ring sizing while you wait. Engraving Women’s Fashions SIMPLY TIMELESS. 379 4th Street, Courtenay. 250-871-0606

OFFICE MOVING sale. Nice office furniture, great condition: 1 reception desk & station. 1 complete desk work station. Both for $500. Call 250-287-0373.

AUCTIONS

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STAINLESS STEEL BBQ, 4 burners, side burner, tank incld’d, $125. (250)344-8440.

FRIENDLY FRANK

Complete Terms of Reference and Responsibilities available at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #17, Courtenay, B.C. (Office Manager).

EDUCATION/TRADE SCHOOLS

UNDER $200

YAMAHA ELECTRIC Organ D80, w/bench and instructions, one broken key, but good working order: 250-338-6970

Position: Legion Office Manager - RCL Branch #17 367 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, B.C. V9N 2J1 Salary commensurate with experience to be negotiated. Posting Closes: 31 July 2013

Only applicants selected for an interview will be notified. EDUCATION/TRADE SCHOOLS

250-350-7554 Free Estimates, WCB, 25 yrs. Experience

HELP WANTED

A criminal check will be required for the successful applicant.

EDUCATION/TRADE SCHOOLS

Madill & Sons Tree Service Professional Service at Reasonable Rates • Tree Topping • Falling • Limbing • Spiral Pruning • Dangerous Tree Removal

“Serving Campbell River & Vancouver Island since 1967”

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MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

REAL ESTATE

COMOX VALLEY RECORD • Tuesday, July 23, 2013

RENTALS

RENTALS

TRANSPORTATION

TRANSPORTATION

CARS

CARS

FURNITURE

MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE

FOR SALE BY OWNER

HOMES FOR RENT

TOWNHOUSES

LIVINGROOM FURNITURE. Blue sectional w/ corner shelf inbetween & ottoman. $525. 2 recliners. Blue. $175. Very good cond. 250-923-3898

STEEL BUILDINGS/metal buildings 60% off! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-4572206 or visit us online at: www.crownsteelbuildings.ca

3-BDRM RANCHER, between Royston & Courtenay. Large living rm, dining rm, kitchen, etc. Wood burning F/P, oil furnace, baseboard heating. Carport. All this on .64 acre. Ready to move in. $289,900. (250)338-2222.

COURTENAY AREA - Quiet country retreat, 2 bdrm, 10 mins to town. $1,200/mth incl utilities. 1-250-830-8181

CENTRAL COURTENAY2 storey 2 bdrm townhouse, small cat ok, no dogs. $695. Avail now. Call 250-334-8468.

COURTENAY- great Tenants wanted for long term lease, 3-4 bdrm Rancher, F/S, W/D, near town & schools, fenced yrd. NS/NP. 1067 5th St. $1100. (250)334-1806.

WANTED TO RENT

HOBBIES & CRAFTS GRINSHEEP FIBRE Productions. 1265 Leffler Rd. (across from the Wildlife Centre in Errington) Offering felting, spinning, knitting & weaving supplies at reasonable rates. Open Tues - Sat., 1 - 5 or by appt. Call 250-248-6306 or email: grinsheep@gmail.com

GARAGE SALES

VOYAGEUR EASY Track Lift, personal suction machine, adjustable metal bed frame, locally made Aboriginal Spirit Board, limited edition picture Valley Visitors (swans & Comox Glacier). 250-339-5843. WALK-IN SIT down tub/shower combo as seen on TV, includes fixtures, ready to install, almost new. $1600 obo. Call (250)594-6550.

DATE and Time: July 27 2013. 9am - 1 pm. Description: 1565 Beaconsfield Cres, Comox, BC, Sat July 27, 9am-1pm Kids clothing, adult clothing, kitchen items, handicap items, misc items, household items and an electric wheelchair.

WHEELCHAIR/RANGE. 2006 Kenmore Elite range, electric, self clean, warming drawer, stainless steel, smooth top, and more $550. Motorized wheelchair, older model but in good condition. $1000. Call 250-334-4394

MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE

REAL ESTATE FOR SALE BY OWNER

HOUSES FOR SALE Incredible 5 acre treed PARK-LIKE PROPERTY with Well-Maintained Furnished Home 1500 sq.ft, 3-bdrm, 2 bath. Extremely close to Pristine Cowichan Lake, in the town of Caycuse. Perfect for recreational property or full time living. Motivated seller $358,800. Exceptionally low yearly cost. Not leased land. Call 250-745-3387 smartytwo@hotmail.com

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; Phone 1-800-BIG-IRON. Or online at: www.bigirondrilling.com

2 Bedroom Apt, Fridge, stove, dishwasher, washer/dryer combo. Close to shopping and bus route. N/S, N/P, refs reqd. $750/month. Ph 250-702-2750 COMOX RENOVATED Studio $600/mo and 1 bdrm $650/mo. Avail Now. 250- 702-5339

WASHINGTON APARTMENTS

1987 VINTAGE 7 PIECE “Tama Drum Kit” w/symbols, good condition, $750. Call for more information. (250)338-5942.

1027 RYAN ROAD COURTENAY, B.C Apartments For Rent $550-$575-$700/month

CAMPBELL RIVER: 53-1120 Evergreen Rd., 1134 sq ft, 3 bed, 2 bath, 5 app, approx 9 years new home warranty. $224,000. (250)203-2221 to view. Kijiji Ad #481924149.

CAST IRON Dbl sink - $75. Wahl Dog Clippers - $25. Please call 250-338-2650

The Washington Apartments have been extensively upgraded and the management has, for the past two years, taken positive steps to transform the apartments into safe secure and comfortable living accommodations with very reasonable rates that include heat and hot water. Call before 4pm to view Washington Apartments!

Call Rob

CEDAR STRIP Canoes. 1-16’red $500, 1-15’ $450 V.good condition. Marine Diesel stove (Alaska model) installation access & fuel tank incl. $500 obo. 250-338-1235.

COMOX: 3 bed 2 bath $275,000. Must See attractive well maintained home. Great location near Parks & Schools, 645 Torrence Rd. Large lot private fenced back yard. Garage & large drive for RV or boat. Studio with separate entrance. Incl 6 appliances. No agents. To view call 250-339-1117.

COLLECTOR BARBIES FOR SALE! Still in original boxes. Prices range from $10-$50 each. Lots to choose from. Call Melissa at 250-338-3464 to set up a time to view. ELECTRIC SCOOTER 4 wheel Panther. Very good condition. $1200 or no reasonable offer refused. Phone 250-338-8499 before 8pm. 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). MOUNTAIN BIKE- as new, paid $700 selling $250. Upright freezer, $195. 12 gauge shotshell loader, sizeOutomatic, (1-stroke, 1-shell) $390.+ 10K Primus power and supplies, offers. Call (250)2863308, C.R. STANLEY WOOD cook stove, new gear with brick lined firebox. Excellent condition. $1500. 250-336-2364 or 250-650-3577

(250)-338-0330

DUPLEXES/4PLEXES COURTENAYAVAILABLE Now! 3 bdrm duplex, 5 appls, hardwood floors, 1325 sq.ft. #112 - 1500 Cumberland Rd. $1100/mo. (250)338-4710.

HOUSESITTING

COLEMAN TENT Trailer sleeps 6 has awning with mosquito netting and stove. Good condition. $3500. Please call 250-334-3698.

RETIRED COUPLE looking to house-sit for winter months. Oct. on . 604-483-1785 COZY COTTAGE on 2.14 acres a stone’s throw from the ocean. This 800sqft, 2 bedroom home was completely renovated in 2007 with new electric, plumbing, bathroom, kitchen, roof, etc. It is close to schools, a corner store, and neighbourhood pub and is only 5 kms to downtown Courtenay. The property is zoned for 2 dwellings so you could live in the cottage while building your dream home and after rent out the cottage for extra revenue. Gardener’s paradise with several heritage fruit trees, berries, grape vines and beautiful roses. The Royston area received a grant this year to put in sewer. (778)428-1159.

FRENCH CREEK CHARMER 3 bdrm/2 ba on .23 acre. Many updates. Warm, welcoming & move in ready. $337,900. By appt. gardendelight@shaw.ca. 250-752-4741.

SUITES, LOWER CENTRAL COURTENAY: Nice legal spacious 1 bdrm in park like setting. Private w/ all util’s and appl’s. Ref’s definitely req’d, NS/NP, $750/mo. Call (250)331-0293.

TOWNHOUSES

20 ACRES FREE! Own 60 acres for 40 acre price/payment $0 Down, $198/mo. Money Back Guarantee, No Credit Checks. Beautiful Views, West Texas. Call 1800-843-7537. www.texaslandbuys.com

APARTMENT/CONDO INCOME POTENTIAL. 3 Beds, 2 bath up; 2 beds, European-style bath suite down. Quality estuary, mountain & ocean views. For pics, see Property Guys Sayward website. $249,900. (250)282-0009.

CUMBERLAND: 3-BDRM Home. F/S, W/D. $1100/mo. Avail. Aug. 1st. Call (250)3362339, (250)650-2339.

OTHER AREAS

RENTALS WEDDING DECORATIONS. Retired decorator liquidating stock. Complete wedding package includes neutral colours of white/cream w/greenery, 1 large fully decorated arch with tulle, flowers, ivy and lights, 2 tall standard formal bouquets, head table swag to match archway, round guest table bouquets, glass tealight holders, vases, decorator fabric, tall silk trees with lights, much more. $1000/all, may split. 250-286-1453.

INVITATION TO OFFER Lease of a Residential House The RCMP is inviting offers to lease a detached house on Hornby Island, BC. The residence must have a minimum of 5 bedrooms, 2 baths, be fully furnished and have a parking area for a minimum of 4 vehicles. The residence must meet BC Building code (1998). The requirement is for seasonal accommodations, from May to September, with a lease term of 5 years and two 1-year renewal options. The residence is required for May 15th, 2014. Interested parties, please contact RCMP Leasing – Pacific Region; and Quote Lease Project #M2989-13L003 for an Offer package. Tel: (778) 290-2782 E m a i l : ediv_leasing.po1.ediv1 @rcmp-grc.gc.ca All Offers must be received by July 31, 2013 at 2 pm. Agents submitting an Offer must provide RCMP with a letter from the owner authorizing them to do so. The RCMP may accept any Offer whether it is the lowest or not, or may reject any or all Offers.

HOMES FOR RENT

250-897-1611 Licensed Professionals www.pennylane.bc.ca

CLOSE TO GOOSE SPIT 3 bdrm, 2 bath, F&S, family rm, carport, fenced yrd, N/S, No pets. Avail. Sept. 1 $1,200/mth STEPS FROM FILBERG PARK 2 bdrm, 2 bath rancher, 4 appls, gas F/P, carport & detached garage, fenced yrd w/irrigation, N/S, No pets. Avail. Sept. 1 $12,00/mth COURTENAY: 2-BDRM mobile home on Braidwood Road. Clean, NP/NS. Refs req. $800. Call (250)339-7566.

250-897-1611 Licensed Professionals www.pennylane.bc.ca

TRUMPETER’S LANDING Modern newer condos bordering the airpark. Avail. units include 2 bdrm 2 bath, 6 appls, custom finishing, balconies/patios, underground pkg, storage units, some with wonderful ocean views. N/S, No pets. Avail. Immed. Rents from $1,100/mth. BRAIDWOOD MANOR 1 bdrm, 1 bath, F & S, coin laundry, patio, storage, res. pkg, N/S, Cat ok. Avail. Immed. - $595/mth CLOSE TO DOWNTOWN newer townhouse, 2 bdrm, 1 bath, 6 appls, elect. F/P, res. pkg., N/S, No pets. Avail. Immed. - $900/mth KYOTO FRIENDLY BUILDING – DOWNTOWN COURTENAY 2 bdrm, 1 bath apt. All appliances + washer & dryer. Heated floor, low utility bills. Avail. Immed. $1,000/mth COMOX DUPLEX 2 bdrm, 1 bath, 4 appls, carport, landscaping incl., close to downtown, N/S, No pets. Avail. Immed - $775/mth BRAIDWOOD MANOR 3 bdrm, 1 bath, 3 appls, coin laundry, balcony, res. pkg., N/S, No pets. Avail. immed. - $850/mth VANRIDGE MANOR 2 bdrm, 1 bath, 5 appls, gas F/P (gas incl), N/S, No pets. Avail. Immed. - $750/mth ROSEWOOD TOWNHOUSE 2 bdrm, 1 bathroom, F & S, basic cable incld. coin laundry. N/S. No pets. Avail. immed. $725/mth $250 move-in incentive. Call Res. Mgr. 250-334-8602 PASSAGE COURT 3 bdrm, 2 bath, 5 appls, balcony, N/S, No pets, currently listed for sale. Avail. Immed. $850/mth SOUTHVIEW MANOR, 2 bdrm, 1 bath, F & S, coin laundry, balcony, hot water N/S, No pets, Avail Immed $650/mth BRAND NEW 1 bdrm/1 bath & 2 bdrm/1 1/2 bath townhouses within walking distance of downtown Ctny, 5 appls, beautifully finished interiors, res. pkg, N/S, cat ok w/ref. Avail. Aug. 1 - $875/ & $1,250/mth. $250 move-in incentive, August 1st rentals get early occupency free! WALK TO COLLEGE 2 bdrm, 1 bath, 5 appls, balcony, res. pkg., N/S, No pets. Avail. Immed. - $800/mth WILLOW WOOD 2 bdrm, 1 bath patio home, 4 appls, patio, 2 res. pkg spaces, N/S, No pets. Avail. Aug. 1 $750/mth TRUMPETER GREENE 3 bdrm, 1 ? bath 1,200 sq. ft. two level townhouse, 5 appls, garage, patio, N/S, No pets. Avail. 12 - $950/mth BARCLAY SQUARE 2 bdrm, 1 bath, 4 appl, balcony, res. pkg., N/S, No pets. Avail. Immed. - $725/mth.

TRANSPORTATION ANTIQUE/CLASSICS

2000 MAZDA MPV. Excellent condition, well maintained, good reliable car. $3450 obo. 250-339-3825.

1998 PONTIAC Sunfire Convertible, P.S, P.B, P/top 2.4LT Eng. Auto trans 64500km / 40100miles, garage kept. $4500 O.B.O 250-339-0663

1999 OLDSMOBILE Alero. 142,000 original mile. New brakes and in immaculate condition. $2500 obo 250-3362022

MOTORCYCLES

2008 VW City Jetta, 130,000 km, manual transmission, sunroof, A/C, cruise control, power windows, heated seats, usb/aux ports, good tires. Serviced every 6 months, $10,500 obo. Call (250)287-4645.

2006 YAMAHA V Star 650 Silverado. 32,000kms on odo. Two tone silver on grey. Valves done 2000 kms ago. Bridgestone g702 and g703 tires with lots of tread, K&N air Filter, Floorboards, lower wind deflectors, windshield, and lots of chrome. Runs and rides like brand new! $4,000 FIRM. 250335-2262.

APARTMENT/CONDO

APARTMENT/CONDO

Do you care about where you live? Do high standards of maintenance, service and cleanliness matter to you? Do you prefer quiet, mature neighbours? If yes, please give us a call and discover how the quality of ownership and management makes all the difference. We have the best managed, finest apartments in the most convenient locations in the Comox Valley. Locally owned - we own and manage our own buildings only. There is a difference! Please refer to available apartments listed below.

1974 MGBGT Collector plates Value $4500. (250)923-0188.

TELEPHONE 250-703-2264 | 250-338-0267 | 250-339-1222

AUTO FINANCING

SANDPIPER VILLAGE 1650 Comox Ave. TWO BEDROOM Bright and spacious south facing unit. Unique floor plan with cross ventilation. Huge, private deck overlooking garden. Recently renovated. Very attractive. Quiet mature adult building just two blocks from Comox Mall and all services. Call Greg @ 250-339-1222.

TRADEWINDS 1600 Comox Ave.

Auto Financing 1.800.910.6402

DreamTeam Auto Financing “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals

1-800-961-7022

www.iDreamAuto.com DL# 7557

TWO BEDROOM nicely renovated suite - spacious and modern. Excellent location in central Comox walking distance to everything. In suite storage. Extra large kitchen and dining area. Resident social room. Elevator and security entry. A very well maintained and well managed building. ALSO ONE BEDROOM. Call Greg @ 250-339-1222.

WESTWATER 60 Anderton Ave. TWO BEDROOM nicely renovated suite. Ensuite, Jacuzzi tub, fireplace, in suite washer/dryer. New appliances. Within walking distance to downtown. Well maintained and well managed building with quiet, mature neighbours. Resident social room. Indoor scooter parking. Elevator. Security entry. No pets. Call John @ 250-703-2264.

CEDAR MANOR 463 12th Street ONE OF A KIND TWO BEDROOM - over 1200 sq. ft. Bright and spacious. Unique floor plan. In suite washer/dryer. Full sized appliances. Fresh renovated. Quiet, mature adult building just three blocks from downtown. Security entry. Call David @ 250-3380267.

EDGEWATER 355 Anderton Ave. CARS

TWO BEDROOM top floor — river view. Fully renovated and very attractive suite. Excellent location just two blocks from downtown. Quiet, adult building. Well maintained. Security entry. Reasonable rent. Call John @ 250-703-2264.

CARRIAGE HOUSE 1155 England Ave. 1975 OLDSMOBILE Toronado, $4,000. Garaged since 1982. Has collector plates. 104,000 original miles. Runs beautifully. (250)390-3805

TWO BEDROOM very bright and spacious corner suite. Attractive layout - recently renovated. Security entry. Full sized appliances. In suite storage. Quiet adult building just three blocks from downtown. Also One Bedroom. Call David @ 250-338-0267.

BELLE AIRE 575 14th Street GREEN 1999 Dodge Durango.226,000kms, one owner,4WD. Asking $4000.00.250923-8038

A VERY SPECIAL TWO BEDROOM in a unique, character building. Over 1000 sq. ft. Heat, hot water and laundry included in rent. Recent renovation. Quiet, mature adult building close to downtown. Call David @ 250-338-0267.




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MARINE

MOTORCYCLES

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RECREATIONAL VEHICLES FOR SALE

RECREATIONAL VEHICLES FOR SALE

RECREATIONAL VEHICLES FOR SALE

TRUCKS & VANS

BOATS

2013 V-ROD MUSCLE 130 HP. Black & silver, ABS brakes. 95 km, $16,000. obo. (250)923-6991 or (250)2870493. Campbell River.

SPORTS & IMPORTS 2007 900 KAWASAKI Vulcan Classic LT Low mileage like new $6800.00 250-941-3697 or 250-792-3232 2011 SCOOTER 150CC for sale. Blue, brand new condition, only 2 km on the clock. $1900, please call (250)8988893. This is a must see!

HOMES FOR RENT

2010 KIA Forte Koup - West Coast Edition. 38,600KM with transferable 2 1/2yr bumper to bumper warranty. Serviced regularly, Blue-tooth, spoiler, dark grey. Some cosmetic damage. $12,000 O.B.O. Call 250-871-0039.

HOMES FOR RENT

11.5’ Elkhorn Camper, $5,500. Side entry model, requires 8’ box. HW heater, propane stove w/oven, propane/elect fridge, forced air propane heater, flush toilet, inside shower. (250)390-3805 2004 MONACO Dynasty Barness- 40’ w/3 slides, tag axle, Cummins ISL 400hp, 51,575 miles. Asking, $120,000 obo. Call 250-203-0263 or (250)287-2913.

HOMES FOR RENT

1967 MOTORHOME 21’ Ford F-350 1 ton chassis, v-8 352 engine. 66,090 original miles, 4x6’ drop down rear patio, dual rear wheels, 2 batteries, 2 propane tanks, manuals, ideal for hunter. $1875 OBO. 250-3396044 or brwalls@shaw.ca

1990 CHEV 3/4 Ton, long box, 4 wheel drive. $500. Call (250)338-5503. 1990 DODGE Pleasureway 18ft. van. $9000.00. Self contained, toilet, tub/shower, stove, micro & TV. Good condition. Call 250-752-9396

1991 GMC 4x4 3/4 ton Truck, Red & Black 221,000KM, rust free, $4000 O.B.O. Includes a 5th wheel hitch. Please call 250-339-0827 or 250-218-8113

185 CAMPION BOAT with 90 h merc ob,very low hrs,very clean,many extras,galvanized easy load trailer with electric winch.$7000.250-286-9630

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HOMES FOR RENT 2002-32FT. Southwind Motorhome. Triton V-10 bank exhaust, 5,500 w generator, near new Toyo tires, back-up camera, awnings and many extras. $47,500 obo. 250-758-4093

1971 GMC. 1/2 ton. $1500 obo. Extra parts available. Wooden box. 250-338-6826 1997 Chev Extended cab pick up . 2 WDR. 329,000km. runs good. $2000. 250-923-3302

1986 28’-FAIRLINE Fly Bridge, $29,900. Twin 6cyl gas engines, 2VHF radios, depth sounder, 4burner propane stove w/oven, 110/12v fridge, electric head w/holding tank. (250)390-3805

“YOUR Apartment, Condo and Townhouse Rental Experts”

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PARK PLACE

1970 Fitzgerald Ave, Courtenay 2 and 3 bedroom available. Quiet complex with on-site management. Reasonable rates. Some completely renovated units with new appliances. Sorry no pets. Security deposit and 2 rental references required. 250-334-3078

HOLLYRIDGE MANOR 200 Back Road, Courtenay 1 and 2 Bedroom suites available. One of the best values in Courtenay. Unique floor plans. California kitchens. These bright, modern suites are available in quiet, secure building.

Call Sharon 250-338-7449

ANDERTON ARMS 426 Anderton Avenue, Courtenay Cozy 1 bedroom, in a great location! Overlooks Puntledge River and Lewis Park. Short walk to downtown. 2 rental references required. No pets allowed. Call 250-334-9717

BLUE JAY APARTMENTS

2006 Adventure 20’ Motor Home 83,000k. Excellent condition, generator, DVD, Awning, sleep 4. $29,500 OBO. Please call 250-338-8206

2001 4x4 DODGE DAKOTA P/U Crew cab. 243,000 kms. Asking $7,900. obo. Call 250337-5565 after 7 pm

2006 Pioneer 18” trailer, dry weight 3400, fridge,stove,over awning, barn kept in winter. $10,000 obo.250-203-6428

2002 SIERRA 3500 Duramax 4x4 only 115,000 miles. Beautiful shape. $19,950. Go to http:bit.ly/duramx for full description, pictures & video. davidmatwie@gmail.com

450-19th Street, Courtenay 1 & 2 bedroom available, in quiet secure building, close to Driftwood Mall and bus route. Seniors Welcome. Adult oriented and no pets please. Includes heat, hot water and basic cable. Low hydro. 2 Rental References required.

Call Pat at 250-703-6965

WILLOW ARMS APARTMENTS 1252-9th St., Courtenay Spacious 3 bedroom suite in a quiet family oriented building with secure entry and manager on site. Walking distance to schools, bus stops, and downtown. Reasonable rent includes heat, hot water, stove, fridge, carpet and drapes. No pets, two rental references and security deposit required.

2008 TROPICAL LX 4 slides, like new $139,000 250-3362327 or cell 250-218-9061 hbhorley@hotmail.ca

2008 BAYLINER discovery 246 trailer. Used twice 20hrs. $65,000. 250-336-2327 or cell 250-218-9061 hbhorley@hotmail.ca 2003 WIND STAR VAN. Automatic remote starter, Bruno lift. Comes with or without scooter. 147,400 km. Fully inspected. $4000 obo. (250)338-1961.

For viewing please call Donna 250-334-9667

PACIFIC COURT

ST. BRELADES

1520/1540 Piercy Ave, Courtenay

146 Back Road, Courtenay

In-suite storage with washer and dryer. Small pets welcome. Rental references and security deposit required.

FEATURES: Fridge/stove, dishwasher, washer/dryer, Quiet, clean building. Pet friendly. 2 & 3 bed condos. Ideal location, walking distance to SuperStore and NIC.

Call 250-338-7449

21’ 2008 FunFinder Ultralite Trailer in Excellent shaperarely used /Dry weight 3450 lbs ideal for towing with smaller trucks. $14,000 OBO. (250)204-2351. 5TH WHEEL. 1985 Travelair 21’. All utilities work. Fully equipped, includes microwave & hitch. $3000. obo. Call (250)334-0497, Courtenay.

SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES

To View, Call 250-338-7533

1 & 2 bdrm suite available. Reasonable rent includes stove, fridge, dishwasher, carpet, blinds and storage room in suite. N/P, security deposit and 2 rental references req’d.

For viewing call Donna 250-334-9667

TOWNHOUSES TORRY PINES 1560-13th Street, Courtenay Attractive 2 bedroom townhouses have been completely renovated – enjoy new appliances, flooring and bathroom fittings in these spacious units. Friendly and quiet atmosphere make it ideal for family or working couple. Large, private patio area allows great access for your pet. Small dogs accepted with pet deposit. Call 250-334-9717

2010 TOYOTA Tundra TRD, 4x4, 55,000, 4.6 V8, Box cover, Bed Rug box liner, nonsmoker, excellent shape. $31,000 obo. 250-923-0037.

102,000 KMS. FORD EXPLORER XLS. 2002. Excellent condition. $8500. Call 250287-2009. 2003 JEEP Liberty Ltd. Edition, black, auto, 4WD, 3.7L V6. Recent check up. 123,000km. Leather, power everything, cruise, CD/tape player, spare tire. $8,600. Call 1-250-812-8646.

TRUCKS & VANS 1983 FORD F-250 work truck with heavy duty box, new radiator, 3 new springs, good tires and runs good. 250-3391675 2004 FORD Ranger Edge, supercab, red, 120,000 KM, auto, 2x4, 6-CD changer, silver custom canopy, super clean. $7995. 250-703-4741

2052 BAYLINER Capri Cuddy LS. $8500 (Black Creek,BC) Original owner, Escort Trailer, Scotty Downrigger, Hummingbird Fish Finder, Portapotti, 2 anchors, 2 props, Flare gun with flares, Rod Holders, 2 Paddles. Call Bob at 250-3375757 or 250-830-8022 (cell)

92 CHEV 3/4T Pick Up, 4x4 turbo diesel, auto, winch, canopy, boat rack, tow package, low KM’s, stand cab, extras. Excellent condition $6500. 250-339-3404 YAKIMA SKYBOX luggage carrier, new condition, 82”L $350. Big Chief electric fish smokehouse, near new, $85. Call (250)334-4043.

MARINE

RUTHERFORD MANOR 1075 Edgett Road, Courtenay

2008- 19.5ft. Discovery Bayliner, Bowrider inboard Alpha 1 legg Mercury Cruiser 3 litre, + Karavan galvanized bunk trailer with brakes. Many extras $14,500 obo. (250)758-4093

2003 CHEVY Venture Van. 207,000KM. Runs well. $2900 O.B.O. A must see. Please call 250-334-7759.

CONDOS

Available immediately 1 & 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom available July 15, in clean, quiet building with on-site manager, close to town, schools, and bus. Stove, fridge, blinds and carpet.

1994 39’ CARVER- excellent condition, over $10K in upgrades & maintenance, twin 350’s with electronic igniation. Must be sold! Asking, $79,000. Jim, 250-468-9374.

BOATS

22’ CATALINA. Swing Keel, All Sails, including Spinnaker. With stove, potpourrie & radio, On brand new custom Roadrunner Trailer with brakes. Volvo Penta longshaft outboard motor. In PERFECT condition $7995. Call 250-757-8688, after 6pm OR Cell 780-916-4218 anytime.

12ft-380 QUICKSILVER inflatable (made by Mercury). Removable floor boards and wheels. Good condition. $1300 obo. (250)758-4093

29 FT Fiberglass Sailboat, volvo diesel aux,moorage paid until mid Apr,2014. $14,900 obo. 250-337-5747 19’ FIBERGLASS boat with trailer. 200hp and 8hp Mercury outboards. Asking $6,900. obo Call 250-337-5565 after 7pm.

MIRROR CRAFT 14ft boat. EZ load trailer, 35 HP Evinrude motor. $2,500 O.B.O Please call 250-336-8600


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New local business gets you out onto the water Forty-foot heated boat gives you views you haven’t seen

This summer, you can enjoy the stunning beaches of the Goose Spit or Tribune Bay by private boat. Or, spend the day on the water catching your own crabs or prawns for your succulent seafood supper. Or cruise around the Courtenay River and estuary with your poker pals or office mates. You could finally even get to see Mitlenatch Island Nature Reserve up close! Comox Harbour Charters has launched a much-needed boat charter service for the Comox Valley and beyond. Locally owned and operated by longtime (as in, forever) resident Danny Clair and his wife, Peggy Johnson, Comox Harbour Charters offers one-hour, half-day, full-day, and overnight excursions from people who know the treasures that the Valley and North Island hold. Their trips to the local islands (whether Lasqueti or Tree) reveal the rich marine life of the West Coast, and their aquaculture and ecological tours showcase Baynes Sound shellfish farms and the Comox Estuary. Or, with its shallow draft for beach access and room to carry kayaks and bikes, the boat allows for selfdesigned, customized excursions like bike trips around Hornby or fishing trips to Stuart Island. A 40-foot heated vessel, the Twee Schoenen (Dutch for “two shoes”) carries up to 12 passengers; with full washroom facilities and a galley kitchen, it is well suited for family reunions or office parties, games nights or jam sessions. Its hand-railed, wrap-around outer deck offers a safe, comfortable cruise out

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SKIPPER DANNY CLAIR operates a new business called Comox Harbour Charters.

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Their trips to the local islands ❝ (whether Lasqueti or Tree) reveal the

rich marine life of the West Coast, and their aquaculture and ecological tours showcase Baynes Sound shellfish farms and the Comox Estuary.

of Comox Marina for sight-seeing and fishing the Comox Valley and Vancouver Island

waters. Comox Harbour Charters is Transport Canada certified.

website at comoxharbourcharters.com for more information or bookings. — Comox Harbour Charters

You may qualify for FREE Employment Skills Access programs* Underground Mining (16 weeks) In this 16-week program, you will gain a broad base of employable entry level mining skills, such as safety protocols, geology, and modern mining techniques. You will also meet regional employers in the mining sector recruiting for jobs across the North Island. Starts: Sept 23

Location: Campbell River

RBC Dominion Securities Inc.

In the Comox Valley for the past 30 years MARKET DATA AS OF July 19th, 2013 TSX Composite: ..........12,685.13 DJIA: ..........................15,543.74 Gold: ......................1,327.7 US$ Cdn$:.......................0.9668 US$ ETFs & Global Investments

Claymore BRIC (CBQ): ............. 21.27 BHP Billiton ADR (BHP): ............ 62.60 Power Shrs.QQQ (Nasdaq100):.... 74.60 Aberdeen Asia Pacific (FAP):........ 7.01 S&P TSX 60 (XIU): .................... 18.31 Government Bonds

5 year (CDN): ..........................1.64% 10 year (CDN): ........................2.34% 30 year (CDN): ........................2.87% 30 year Treasury bonds (US): ....3.54% Fixed Income GICs

EQUITABlE BANk ............... 1yr: 1.90% HOME TRUST COMPANY ... 3 yr: 2.20% HOME TRUST COMPANY ... 5 yr: 2.65%

Building Service Worker (4 weeks)

Stock Watch

Royal Bank: ............................. 65.09 TD Bank: .................................. 87.65 Bank of Nova Scotia: ................ 59.03 BCE: ........................................ 43.29 Potash Corp. Of Sask.: .............. 39.86 Suncor Energy Inc: ................... 33.00 Crescent Point Energy: .............. 38.91 Cdn. Oil Sands: ...................... 20.52 Husky Energy: ......................... 30.13 Pembina Pipe line: ................... 32.60 Transcanada Corp: ................... 46.77 Teck Resources ltd: .................. 23.48 Cameco: .................................. 22.02 Investment Trusts

Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners: 27.89 Morguard Real Estate Inv. Tr.: ..... 16.50 Cdn. Real Estate Inv. Tr.: ............. 44.51 Riocan Investment Tr.:................. 25.11

In just four weeks, you can qualify for entry-level custodial positions in school districts, hospitals, other institutions, hotels, offices, and industrial settings. This program includes Building Service Worker levels 1, 2 and 3, work experience, industry certifications, and more. Starts: Fall 2013

Hospital Unit Clerk (16 weeks) In this four month, full time program you will develop the practical skills and knowledge needed to fill the role of Hospital Unit Clerk. You will have the qualifications required to work in a patient care area in the hospital, or provide administrative support and services in medical offices and care facilities. Starts: Sept 9

777A Fitzgerald Avenue, Cour tenay 250-334-5600

Location: Comox Valley, Port Alberni

Location: Campbell River * Applicants must meet specific eligibility criteria for program entry.

Philip J. Shute F.C.S.I.

Investment Advisor

Please call for our complimentary second opinion service Direct Line: 250-334-5609

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Rates and prices are subject to change and availability and those listed above are closing prices as of July 19th, 2013. RBC Dominion Securities Inc.* and Royal Bank of Canada are separate corporate entities which are affiliated. *Member-Canadian Investor Protection Fund. RBC Dominion Securities Inc. is a member company of RBC Wealth Management, a business segment of Royal Bank of Canada. ® Registered trademarks of Royal Bank of Canada. Used under licence. © 2013 Royal Bank of Canada. All rights reserved.

Find out if you’re eligible. Call 1-800-715-0914 ext 7781 or email esa@nic.bc.ca


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COMOX VALLEY’S COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER Publisher: Zena Williams : publisher@comoxvalleyrecord.com Editor: Mark Allan : editor@comoxvalleyrecord.com Business Development: Joanna Ross : sales@comoxvalleyrecord.com Ph: 250-338-5811 / Fax: 250-338-5568 / Classified: 1-855-310-3535 A division of Black Press Ltd. 765 McPhee Avenue, Courtenay, B.C. V9N 2Z7 www.comoxvalleyrecord.com editor@comoxvalleyrecord.com The Comox Valley Record is a member of the British Columbia Press Council, a self-regulatory body governing the province’s newspaper industry. The council considers complaints from the public about the conduct of member newspapers. Directors oversee the mediation of complaints, with input from both the newspaper and the complaint holder. If talking with the editor or publisher does not resolve your complaint about coverage or story treatment, you may contact the B.C. Press Council. Your written concern, with documentation, should be sent to B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby St., Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www.bcpresscouncil.org

Counting on the CVRD You get the feeling that the longer the Comox Valley Regional District does not reject a development near Stotan Falls it’s more likely approval will be granted. True, there are a multitude of hoops — bylaws, official community plans, regional growth strategies, rezoning, development cost charges — for developers to leap through. In the end, though, local governments seem to find it difficult to say no to a proposal that will create local employment, not to mention more tax revenue. The CVRD’s tone has shifted in the past few months from, “Sorry, 3L Developments, but your proposal is not in synch with the Regional Growth Strategy at this time.” CVRD chair Edwin Grieve does stand by his opinion that constructing a riverfront community at the confluence of the Puntledge and Browns rivers is in the wrong location at this time. The RGS, adopted two years ago, says 90 per cent of growth in the Comox Valley is to be directed to core settlement areas. CVRD directors Roger Kishi and Jon Ambler support Grieve on this issue, noting the RGS was hammered out with great effort just two years ago. Director Bill Anglin seems open to the idea of already amending it for this project that is clearly not in one of the development nodes identified in the RGS. Fellow director Starr Winchester “would like to hear what the public has to say.” Some people don’t care about RGS complexities and want only to keep dipping in the Puntledge at Stotan Falls when the mercury climbs. Others have publicly stated opposition to a small community where countryside currently exists. “The people of the Valley want this to happen,” land owner and 3L owner Dave Dutcyvich said recently. Those people include the United Steelworkers. Well, yes, but local government officials should take those factors into consideration with many other ones. We count on them to make decisions not motivated by self-interest. editor@comoxvalleyrecord.com Record Question of the Week This week: Twenty-six per cent of respondents so far say they are generally in favour of a wooden bridge across the Courtenay River. There are two schools of thought about the no-vehicle proposal. Visit www.comoxvalleyrecord.com and vote in the Poll on the mainpage. Thank goodness a boy missing from a Courtenay home was found safely. The response on social media was overwhelming — and touching.

It’s a shame the Kiwanis Club of Comox had to cancel this year’s Soapbox Derby. The derby had to be cancelled due to construction and road repair work.

Some options for busking Dear editor, I am writing about the new busker bylaw. I think it would be a simpler way to do the following: First, make three signs. There would be a silhouette of a guitar player on all three signs. 1. The red circle with a line through the silhouette says no busking. 2. The silhouette in the green circle says busking permitted. 3. Finally, the silhouette is framed by a narrow green line with the words Apply Within below the silhouette. This sign gives all control to the business owner. Make the digital files for these signs available on your website. This way, businesses have full control over who if any buskers works for them. They can download and print out the sign they

need. As far as registering with a fee of $25 and then dictated to where we work just isn’t fair. I personally have worked diligently to earn my spot on Fifth Street. I can’t pay $25 (that is three days busking) and I know some excellent musicians who only come out a few times a year. They would be silenced. I hope you will to remove that fee. I know I can’t afford it. Not having the busking money means my diet is going to be less healthy. That is how important it is — after all I haven’t done any thing wrong. Why not have a signup sheet at City hall and each entertainer gets a number which must be displayed where the artist is performing? Is the fee really that important? These are costs that have

to be covered by people, most of whom are living below the poverty line or much lower. There seems too be a desire to keep out performers from other towns and cities. In the world of art we feed on communication, new relations, new sounds and we grow because of it. It is not bad to have visiting artists; it is enlightening. I also think buskers are getting unfairly attacked for “noise” when there are monster trucks, motorcycles, cars with massive music boxes vibrating the street, people talking, babies crying, and mumbling loudspeakers desperately trying to reproduce music. In fact, Fifth Street is a bustling mass of sights, sounds and smells. How can people pick out the lowly busker from all that? Keith Thomson, Courtenay

Shame on City hall, council Dear editor, The City of Courtenay and City council should be truly embarrassed by their recent actions to attempt to evict 56 vulnerable people from Maple Pool. It finally took a Supreme Court judge to intervene, and not only scold the City, but finally provide the leadership, compassion and understanding that has, up to now, been sorely lacking by our own local government. Given the recent arrogant and cavalier comments regarding their free-spending habits displayed by certain council members, it wouldn’t be surprising to find that they are the driving force behind these actions to make these people homeless. It is sad to see that we have only one council member, our Mayor Jangula, who has stood by

his belief that a solution needed to be found to keep these vulnerable members of our community in their homes and off the streets.

Thank you, Mayor Jangula. For the rest of council, shame on you. Boyd Lundquist, Courtenay

Entrapment just wrong Dear editor, There is a lot of disturbing information circulating in the Comox Valley media concerning the recent closure of the Courtenay Legion for non-compliance of the membership conditions of their liquor licence. The information we are hearing sounds like entrapment. While perhaps condoning police stings to catch criminals in certain instances, we do not consider it appropriate for civil servants to use such tactics against service clubs.

Due to an aging and hospitalized and dying membership, the clubs are finding it hard enough to survive. As taxpayers, we think it makes more sense to enable these organizations to continue operations and keep providing needed funds to the community and the Provincial coffers. Doug and Lin Oliver Courtenay Editor’s note: Doug and Lin Oliver say they are proud Royal Canadian Legion Branch 17 members.


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Smart meter options not fair opting out at all Dear editor, When is an opt out not an opt out? When what one is trying to opt out of is inescapably omnipresent. Where doesn’t the allencompassing grid reach? Not for nothing does the industry uses the term “full penetration” while ignoring frequency laws. Any two frequencies which intersect create a third, new frequency. That’s an immeasurable frequency equation, which ignores limits of all safety codes. Safety codes are based on measurement of a single source of transmission. The smart grid by definition has no single source

of transmission. How exactly is an “opt out” for some random meter nodes not simply fewer drops in an invisible sea of exponential microwave radiation? Smart grid legislation (PAO and BCCEA) waives and overrides rights afforded by the BC Land Title Act and permits the power authority to amalgamate private property and house wiring into the grid. Other legislation exempts Hydro from all liability. What exempts property owners and occupants from Hydro’s wireless hazards? Installed under live load by non-professionals, meter nodes

Is closure wise on Dunsmuir? Dear editor, Let me get this straight. First I read in the Comox Valley Record (June 13), that a section of Dunsmuir Avenue between the Waverley Hotel and the Ilo-Ilo Theatre will be closed off for a Waverley private party. This closure of our main street right beside our fire/ first responder hall is to last Aug. 2 from 4 p.m. to Aug. 3 at 2 a.m. Since there was no mention of fee for the 450 tickets being issued, I assumed they were for access only. Then I read in the July/ August Currently Cumberland that the tickets will cost $40 per person. Really? For access to a public thoroughfare? Then to top it all off, I hear via the Cumberland grapevine that the whole

block between First and Second streets will be closed off. My mind then goes first, to questions about lack of access through the venue to the people on Camp Road and Comox Lake from one whole block of our main street for 10 hours. Next, I wonder about the lack of straight and direct access to our volunteer fire/first responder site for 10 hours should an accident or fire occur in our town or on the nearby Inland Island Highway. Lastly, I worry about the precedent that this type of permission gives to every other business in our town. In view of the aforementioned three points, is this closure wise? Wayne Morrison, Cumberland

Closure spending Dear editor, Re: Get ready for Hydro rate hikes (Tom Fletcher, Record, July 10). Yes, the BC Hydro rate increase tsunami is coming after the earthquake of B.C. government debt. This will hit lower income people — hard. All levels of government are increasing fees and service rates rather than

raise income taxes on those who can contribute more and pay more property tax. I don’t want to see any drastic action to increase job loss, but governments at all levels need to limit their spending growth to the level of inflation and get borrowing under conPhil Harrison, trol. Comox

on private properties are rendered uninsurable, sans UL or CSA approval, non-compliant with electrical and building codes. The grid is comprised of billions of smart nodes. The stated goal is ultimately to install more nodes than the number of humans on the planet. Grid node ranges intentionally overlap. Each node covers from several square miles to hundreds of square miles, creating countless overlapping concentric microwave circles exponentially compounding one another while disregarding over layered cell, Wi-Fi and (soon) tetra systems.

Expert witnesses for Fortis admitted under cross-examination that grid radiation fills airspace and extends three feet into the ground for 17,000 square miles of “their” territory, penetrating deeper still into water bodies. Every smart meter node can frequency graph and data mine any RFID chip in any household for miles. Where’s any privacy opt out? Wireless frequencies follow transmission lines and couple indiscriminately to all bioelectrical and electrical systems and all water and metal including household wiring not equipped with a “smart” meter.

All homes are “covered” whether the usage meter for any opt out household is “smart” or not. 1.8 million+ overlapping, frequency emitting energized nodes surrounding random unenergized nodes is a meaningless offer, particularly once compounded by smart gas and water meters. With respect, exactly how does anyone or anything living on the planet “opt out” of an intentionally seamless ubiquitous radiation blanket able to penetrate and electrically induce everything biological living in air, water and earth? Care Leah, Hornby Island

No spending on likely project Dear editor, I am intrigued with Jon Ambler’s musings of late — I believe they are giving me clearer insight into this civic representative. Yes, I voted for him with the little knowledge I had of him, thinking he would represent my views in governing our jurisdiction. Recent happenings have me now scratching my head about my decision to think Jon Ambler is somehow representing my views/ opinions. It is not just Mr. Ambler who supports the most recent topical issues that have been showcased in the local media (e.g. dedicating staff to the wooden bridge project and the need to make a motion to maximize Council participation in local government conferences). Council generally has

supported his motions. the intent to encourage Whether he likes it councillors to attend any or not, he has become and all local government the face of encouragconferences are prudent ing the expenditure of decisions at this time. hard-earned I believe tax dollars most taxpayI object to on what is ers in the many of our Courtenay any tax dollars taxpayers’ would agree being spent on opinion as that having a this project at this novel strucbeing out of step with the time. In terms ture such times. as a wooden of the notion of I feel bridge (by encouraging local the way, all I need to government conexpress my the wood you concern to would need ferences, what is Mr. Ambler for the conthe need to put and councilstruction of that in the form of this bridge is lors who have support- a motion? lying on the ed his recent Lerwick Park Larry Wenezenki forest floor motions that given our due to wincurrent economic environ- ter storms) strategically ment and priorities that placed on our river would I cannot agree that dediindeed be an enhancecating staff (ergo time ment. and money) to an unlikeHowever, not at this ly project (i.e. wooden time and perhaps even bridge) and trumpeting if it were ever to come

about that it be an initiative (with the wooden material provided by the city’s own parks) of interested parties. I object to any tax dollars being spent on this project at this time. In terms of the notion of encouraging local government conferences, what is the need to put that in the form of a motion? This move gives taxpayers the perception that Mr. Ambler is a spendthrift with little to no regard for these hardearned tax dollars. I do not dispute that our council should send representatives to selected conferences; however, this motion provides no more impetus to councillors to attend these conferences than they had prior to the motion — looks from a distance like a bit of grandstanding. Larry Wenezenki, Courtenay

Accountability vital in lean times Dear editor, Re: Councillors uniting to authorize mass attendance at convention. This is disgraceful. Shame on our city councillors who are acting like spoiled, entitled brats. Remember, you serve at the pleasure of the tax-

payers, people like me — and many others who are appalled at the greedy, brazen sense of entitlement you think you have. This is a boondoggle, and unnecessary, waste of money. Everyone knows that the real business at these

conferences gets done in the back rooms by the executive and everyone else is there to pass their flimsy motions and get down to the fun and games. I know — I’ve been to many such conferences. Mayor Larry Jangula

is right. Take turns, two at a time, once a year each, and report back to council what you attended and what you learned. In lean fiscal times, “accountability” is the key word. Georgia McLellan, Comox Valley

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Air show tickets easy for you to acquire Canex retail store at CFB Comox newest ticket outlet

Tickets for the 2013 Comox Armed Forces Day and Air Show are now available at the Canex retail store located at CFB Comox. In addition to Canex, people can also buy tickets online at www. comoxairshow.ca and at Thrifty Foods. “The box seating tickets along the airfield’s show line have proven to be very popular,” said Maj. Dwayne Kerr, air show director. “In order to meet the demand, we will be adding more than 1,000 box seats that will get even more people up close to the action.” As the number of seats on the ground have been increasing to meet ticket demand, so too has the list of performers and demonstrators who will be in the skies above Comox on Aug. 17. Pete MacLeod will perform in his high-performance Red Bull Edge 540 racing airplane and Dan Buchanan will thrill the audience with his aerobatic hang glider. Audiences will also be able to witness a Search and Rescue demonstration put on by the crews of 19 Wing’s own 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron, involving a

Cormorant helicopter, Buffalo airplane and Search and Rescue Technicians parachuting into a simulated rescue scenario. Recently, Comox Air Show organizers were excited by the news that one of the RCAF’s newest airplanes, the C-130 “J” model Hercules was expected to join a wide variety of other heavy military aircraft on static display. To make this air show a reality, it takes the support of organizations and businesses in our community such as Sunwest Auto and RV Centre, Thrifty Foods, Royal Lepage, WestJet, the Westerly Hotel and Convention Centre, Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Harbour Air Seaplanes, Re/Max Ocean Pacific Realty, Pacific Coastal Air, the Old House Village Hotel and Spa, CTV, Comox Valley Record and 97.3 The Eagle. The Comox Air Show thanks all sponsors and patrons who have contributed to making this event a success. BC Ferries is pleased to offer an extra round trip sailing to accommodate traffic returning from the Comox Air Show. A revised sailing schedule is in place for Aug. 17 on the ComoxPowell River route at 10:30 p.m. Visit www.bcferr i e s. c o m / b c f s e r v i c e notice?id=806275 for more information.

For more information on the 19 Wing Armed Forces Day and Air Show, visit www. comoxairshow.ca or follow it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ comoxairshow. Users of the Comox Valley Airport between Aug. 16 and 18 are encouraged to check the Comox Valley Airport website at www. comoxairport.com/ for updates and information on how and when to get to the airport. — Comox Air Show

IT WON’T BE long before the sky over the Comox Valley will be full of amazing aeronautical feats. PHOTO COURTESY COMOX AIR SHOW


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