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The closing remarks session for the New Prosperity Mine will be hosted this Friday, Aug. 23 at CJ’s Southwestern Grill in Williams Lake from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Livain Michaud, panel manager for the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, said deadlines for interested parties wishing to make an oral presentation passed Aug. 21, however, anyone wishing to send a written outline can still make a submission. “Interested parties who choose not to present their closing remarks orally may file written closing remarks with the panel,” Michaud said. “These remarks must be submitted no later than the start of the closing remarks session on Aug. 23.”

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Bev and Lea Butler perform on fiddle at the 7-Bar-7 Gospel Jamboree held recently at Cochin Lake The 18th annual event drew participants from as far away at Fort St. John, Prince George, Bella Coola, Williams Lake, the Okanagan, Alberta, Seattle and Arizona. For more on the story turn to Page A14.

Advisor and Tribune papers unite You asked for it and we’re delivering. Black Press-owned newspapers the Williams Lake Tribune, the Cariboo Advisor and the Tribune Weekend, will be amalgamated beginning Sept. 4 to offer two completely free newspapers to more than 10,500 homes throughout the region. This will include a Wednesday Williams Lake Tribune edition and a Friday Weekend Advisor edition — both filled with the award-winning content that has made the Tribune the community paper of record for more than 75

years. Tribune publisher Lisa Bowering said she’s thrilled to be able to offer two fresh newspapers at a broader reach. “I am so excited with the amalgamation of our three great papers,” Bowering said. “We want to give our community the absolute best newspaper we can with the broadest reach. That is why this amalgamation of the Tribune, its weekend edition and the Cariboo Advisor is such exciting news.” “These changes will allow us to continue with an amazing editorial team that has the depth and

experience to bring our community the complete story every time — whether it be hard news, business, sports or coverage of a community event.” The Tribune’s website, www. wltribune.com, also no longer requires a subscription to access and will be updated with stories and current events on a daily basis. This includes our Facebook and Twitter pages. “With our broader reach of more than 10,500 copies partnered with the free website with full page views and complete eeditions of the paper you will al-

ways have access to the breaking news you want,” she said. The first edition of the Williams Lake Tribune Wednesday edition will hit the streets Sept. 4, followed by the first Friday Advisor Sept. 6. Bowering thanked the Tribune’s valued subscribers and said they will be refunded by mail the current unused portion of their subscriptions. Next week’s Tuesday and Thursday editions of the Tribune and Friday’s Tribune Weekend will be delivered to subscribers as usual.

Zoning amendment long overdue: realtor Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer

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Williams Lake realtor Henry van Soest said it’s about time a city lot on Proctor Street is turned back into residential property. “This place has been in existence as a residential property since day one, since I think about 1959,” van Soest said.

When the city incorporated areas that were taken out of the regional district, they were put into municipal boundaries and there was a change to their zoning. “There was very little understanding of it and people in the circumstances afterwards paid commercial taxes for all these years, which is a real shame,” van Soest told the Tribune. At Tuesday’s regular council

meeting city council passed a zoning amendment bylaw and an official community plan amendment bylaw to change the property zoning at 907 Proctor Street from Mixed Use to Residential Single Family. During the public hearing before the bylaw was passed, van Soest told council the lot on Proctor Street has been owned by the same family since the

1950s and they have been paying “excessive” commercial taxes ever since the property was incorporated into the city. “So they’ve paid their dues and supported the community through commercial taxation all the while being strictly a residential property. See CHANGES Page A2


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The lot at 907 Proctor Street will be reverted back to residential zoning after the city approves a proposed bylaw amendment.

SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 27 (CARIBOO-CHILCOTIN) REGISTRATION OF NEW STUDENTS FOR SEPTEMBER 2013 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS:

Thursday, August 29 and Friday, August 30, 2013 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Some of the smaller schools may only have one day of registration, so please call the school at the number below to check when they are open. Children beginning Kindergarten must be five years of age by December 31, 2013. Children enrolled in Kindergarten for the 2012-13 school year do not need to re-register for Grade 1 if they are attending the same school. A birth certificate or proof of age and presentation of the B.C. “Care Card” is required for registration. Students are to register at the school in their catchment area. Parents not sure of their catchment area may contact their nearest elementary school for information or consult www.sd27.bc.ca (click on “Find the School Nearest You” and enter your address). Parents wishing to register their children at Cataline Elementary School for the balanced calendar should contact the school directly. The French Immersion Program is located at Nesika Elementary School.

Changes welcome Continued From Page A1 “There’s a substantial down payment, upwards of 35 per cent required to purchase this property and a substantially higher interest rate.” Van Soest said Friday there are other lots within the city in the same predicament and he anticipates more rezoning applications will be coming forward. “There’s one in Glendale, one next to the one I represented at 907 Proctor, and up on Mayfield there are two trailers I know the owner will want to deal with.” Council also approved a zoning amendment bylaw for the property at 2008 Second Ave. North, changing it to Single Family Residential 2. The change will allow

the owner to replace a legal non-conforming manufactured home. During the public hearing Elke Reiner, who owns property in the vicinity, said it is always positive to see an upgrade and legalization of properties. “When Glendale was incorporated into the city, a lot of what should have been done in regards to zoning

was not done. The bylaws weren’t matched in accordance, so in this case it is my husband’s and my belief to legalize this property which has been situated there for at least 35 years would be very very positive.” The only conditions the Reiners have is because the property is part of a parcel, that all building codes will be

enforced. Property owner Kathleen Wittenberg told council she was shocked to find out they couldn’t replace the manufactured home. “We’ve been there for 20 years and only found out when we phoned to see how far we were allowed to move from the lot,” she said. “I’m hoping that everything will go OK.”

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LAKE CITY SECONDARY SCHOOL Western Campus (Grade 7-9) August 26-30, 2013 – 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Carson Campus (Grade 10-12) August 26-30, 2013 – 8:30 am to 4:00 pm RURAL SCHOOLS: Pupils in these catchment areas may register with the principal at the school on or before September 3, 2013. Students who attended Williams Lake area schools in June, and beginners who registered previously, need not register again. Students who are changing schools should present report cards and documents, if any, from their previous school.

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Children’s author inspires parents to read with their children LeRae Haynes Special to The Tribune The Williams Lake community is invited to a unique, free presentation by renowned children’s book author and speaker David Bouchard, who is sought world-wide for his passion for literacy. The presentation is the result of a partnership between the Cariboo Chilcotin Metis Association and a team of teachers from School District 27. The teachers, Tammi Varney, Lori Kelly, Tanis Stewart, Tracy Walton and Frances Bisaro began planning summer institutes in Williams Lake for teachers to attend and receive professional development training. Last year they held a very successful conference attended by more than 100 educators. Bouchard, a former teacher and school principal has written more than 50 books in English and in French. Many of them combine poetry, prose and visual arts, and explore topics such as the environment, history and the traditions and cultures of Canada’s Aboriginal

communities. In April 2009, Bouchard was named a Member of the Order of Canada “for his contributions as an author of children’s books and an advocate who has championed the cause of reading and writing, and who has shared his pride as a member of the Métis community through his stories.” With funding from Success by 6 in Williams Lake, the team of teachers and the Metis Association have purchased copies of Bouchard’s books to give to parents and families at the event. “It is our goal to have more families come out of this evening committed and better prepared to read at home daily to and with their child,” they said. “Ideally, this information will also transfer to families with preschool children so that this begins well before children come to school.” Bisaro said that the books are beautiful and have universal appeal. “He writes with lovely, almost rhythmic language and has linked with some great illustrators,” Bisaro ex-

plained. “He epitomizes multiculturalism,” Tanis Stewart added. “He’s from a varied background like some of us are, and like some of the children we teach are — that’s what I like about him.” Bouchard told the Tribune this week that you can’t start too early with books and babies. “We started reading Harry Potter to our daughter, Victoria, when she was two years old — reading to your kids develops your skill and confidence as parents,” Bouchard said. “Given one single choice, I’d have everyone in Williams Lake in the same room to learn what you can expect from teachers and from parents. They both have a responsibility and you can call them on it,” he said. “We need them both.” He said that every single parent, teacher and administrator should know what it takes to be a reader, stating that reading is as natural as talking and breathing. A teacher and administrator for 30 years, Bouchard said he believes that kids read-

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School District 27 teachers Frances Bisaro, Tanis Stewart and Lori Kelly, CaribooChilcotin Metis Association support worker Dawna Short and CCMA president Laura Lee Marshall and SD 27 teacher Tracy Walton have partnered to bring renowned Metis author and speaker David Bouchard to Williams Lake for a free presentation for parents. His children’s books will be presented free to participants, thanks to funding from Success by 6 in Williams Lake. The free presentation is set for Monday, Aug. 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Commons at Lake City Secondary School, Carson Campus (formerly Williams Lake Secondary School). ing is the key to success in and out of school. “We should teach kids based on things like their physical abilities and their artistic accomplishments, but we teach reading and they have to adapt, or fail,” he explained. “We teach kids who can read. From coast to coast education is focused on reading. I wish that were different, but it isn’t. “Barack Obama is black, and if you’d

said 20 years ago that the U.S. would have a black president I’d have said you were crazy. The Berlin wall is gone, and 50 years ago, who would have believed it would happen? Never say never,” Bouchard continued. “It may just be possible that our education system will become sensitive enough so that every child can succeed.” He explained that when children who already have vulner-

abilities start school, not reading or being ‘reading-ready’ only compounds their problems and makes them feel “less than.” “Maya Angelou said that ‘People who know better, do better,’ and I apply that to teachers, parents and administrators — we all love our kids. And our children aren’t lazy — they want the best for themselves,” Bouchard said. “We all want that. ‘Give me the goods and

I’ll do better.’ That’s one thing I want people to take away from this presentation in Williams Lake. We want to send you home with a little fire and a lot of knowledge.” The free presentation for parents will take place on Monday, Aug. 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Commons at Lake City Secondary School, Carson Campus (formerly Williams Lake Secondary School).

Cariboo Fire Centre campfire ban no longer in effect The current campfire ban in the Cariboo Fire Centre was rescinded Aug. 20 at noon due to a decreased risk of wildfires, said CFC fire information officer Greig Bethel. Campfires will now be permitted throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre. “The public is reminded that campfires cannot be larger than a half-metre high

by a half-metre wide,” he said. “Anyone who lights a campfire must have a hand tool (such as a shovel) or at least eight litres of water available to fully extinguish it. Never leave a campfire unattended and make sure that the ashes are completely cold to the touch before leaving the area.” Fireworks, tiki torches and sky lanterns will

also be permitted, as well as burning barrels that are smaller than a half-metre high by a half-metre wide. All other open burning remains prohibited within the Cariboo Fire Centre. This includes: the burning of any material larger than a halfmetre-high by a halfmetre wide; and the burning of industrial or

backyard waste, slash, stubble or grass. Anyone found in violation of open-burning prohibition may be issued a ticket of up to $345 or, if convicted in court, be fined up to $100,000 and sentenced to one year in jail. If the contravention causes a wildfire, the person may be subject to a penalty of up to $10,000 and ordered to

pay all firefighting and associated costs. The Cariboo Fire Centre stretches from Loon Lake near Clinton, north to the Cottonwood River near Quesnel, east to Wells Gray Provincial Park and west to Tweedsmuir South Provincial Park. The open-burning prohibition covers all BC Parks, Crown and private lands, but does

not apply within the boundaries of local governments that have forest fire prevention bylaws and are serviced by fire departments. Please check with local governments for any other restrictions before lighting a fire. The open-burning prohibition will remain in place until Sept. 30, 2013 or until the public is informed otherwise.

To report a wildfire, unattended campfire or non-compliant open burning, call 1-800-6635555 toll-free or dial *5555 on a cellphone. For the latest information on current wildfire activity, burning restrictions, road closures and air quality advisories, visit the Wildfire Management Branch website at www. bcwildfire.ca.

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Ministry insists staffing a priority for nurses Monica Lamb-Yorski Tribune Staff Writer Responding to comments made by B.C. Nurses Union president Debra McPherson during a tour of Williams Lake last week, the Ministry of Health told the Tribune even in tough economic times, the B.C. government is honouring its commitment to protect health care. “The Ministry of Health funding will increase by $374 million in 2013-14 to $16.6 billion — an increase of 2.3 per cent for Ministry of Health funding,” the Ministry of Health noted in an e-mail response. “Within three years, the budget will see Ministry of Health spending increase by $1.2 billion up to $17.4 billion by 2015-16 — this translates into a 7.6 per cent increase over three years. In this year’s budget, we are protecting and maintaining health authority funding, while also ensuring the health services British Columbians rely on are maintained.” It’s a budget that continues a trend of slowing the rate of growth in health care spending, the ministry argued. “Before the worldwide economic crisis, health care

funding was growing by about seven per cent a year — in our last budget growth was down to around three per cent, and in Budget 2013 it will be at 2.6 per cent.” While McPherson said nurses are “terrified” the lower budget increases will result in layoffs and more work, the Ministry insisted it is a priority of the ministry and health authorities that the province’s health human resources are deployed as effectively and efficiently as possible. “The two-year labour agreement with the Nurses Bargaining Association, announced in October 2012, specifically targeted nurse workload and improvements to patient care and included an increase in the work hours from 36 to 37.5 hours per week,” the ministry said. “With the increase in work week hours of nurses, there is an increase in capacity across the health system and, as a result, fewer part time workers may be required in certain areas. Transitioning to a 37.5 hour work week will also help authorities reduce the more expensive overtime hours.” The agreement also includes the addition

of 2,125 nurses over the next four years in recognition of projected increases in patient care demand and in support of the continued management of nurses’ workload. “We are committed to that increase in nurses – it should be noted we are less than a year into the four-year term of that increase.” Responding to McPherson’s call on the government to create incentives for nurses to work in communities where there are nursing shortages, the Ministry said since 2001, more

than $200 million has been invested through the BC Nursing Strategy to educate, recruit and retain nurses. “Our government s u p p o r t s undergraduate and new graduating nurses to better integrate in the health system, and all health authorities have strategies to support new graduates as they enter the workplace,” the Ministry noted. “Through the nurse education bursary over 6,500 nursing students have received more than $20.4 million in

education funding since 2001. Since 2001, over $9.1 million in B.C. student loans forgiveness has been provided for nursing graduates working in rural, remote and other high-demand areas.”

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remember seeing my very first cherry tree the first summer I lived in Kelowna. It was an such an amazing sight that my eyes actually welled up with tears! You see, cherries just happen to be on my top five list of favourite fruits. I was even more amazed to learn that many Okanagan residents who own fruit trees do not harvest all the fruit. I thought about how much food goes to waste in the Okanagan — hundred of thousands of pounds. This is very unfortunate considering there are so many people who do not have enough food to eat. In the winter of 2011, a few other volunteers and I decided it was time to start a gleaning project. Gleaning is when people gather together to harvest fruits and vegetables and then donate the food to organizations that serve people in need, like the food bank. After six months of planning and hard work, the Central Okanagan Fruit Tree Project (http:// www.okanaganfood.com/fruittree-project/) was born. In our first season, we picked and donated over 5,000 pounds of produce to 15 different organizations. Together our volunteers picked cherries, apricots, plums, grapes, apples, and even tomatoes! It is incredible how the community has embraced the Fruit Tree Project. This year, we are on target to double the amount of fruit donated. We have also partnered with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), whose participants come out with us to pick fruit. The participants love the opportunity to go out on a fruit picking adventure and take fruit home with them. The Fruit Tree Project and other gleaning projects are important additions to any community because they reduce food waste, keep wildlife out of backyards, and provide food for those in need. To find out if there is a gleaning program in your community ask your local food bank, volunteer organizations, or other local food programs. Rose Soneff is a community nutritionist with Interior Health.

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Senate expenses beg questions There can be no doubt Pamela Wallin has joined a select, but unenviable, group of senators, following fallout over her “troubling” travel expenses. The ostracized few — including fellow former Conservatives Mike Duffy and Patrick Brazeau — are no longer permitted to charge travel expenses other than direct flights to and from their home ridings. Wallin’s apparent habit of charging taxpayers for sidetrips to Toronto, while travelling between Saskatchewan and Ottawa, is part of a pattern that led auditors to call for her to repay more than $121,000 of her travel claims for 2009-12. Wallin argues auditors used 2012 rules to evaluate pre-2012 expenses and suggests some discrepancies are a result of sloppy bookkeeping. Others suggest senators were given erroneous information when they assumed their duties. None of which alters the fact that Wallin – as a former high-profile TV personality, like the previously

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disgraced Duffy – should have known the damage bad optics have done time and again to political figures. It’s no secret that Wallin was an appointee of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and was vociferous in campaigning on behalf of his party. Could that have accounted for a certain sense of invulnerability on her part? While the Conservatives have since done everything they can to distance themselves from Wallin, Harper has not escaped criticism for giving Wallin’s expenses a clean bill of health as recently as February. By May, Wallin was asked to resign from the Conservative caucus. But constituents could be forgiven for asking what changed about Wallin’s expense claims, between February and May, to alter Harper’s tune so dramatically on such an ardent — and presumably useful — supporter in the red chamber. - Black Press

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his week is the final week of hearings for Taseko’s proposed New Prosperity Mine, which I know many of you have been following closely. I have followed this project since its inception almost two decades ago, when I was Mayor of 100 Mile House. I’ve supported the project from the beginning, both as mayor and as an MLA, as did MLA the city Musings council and the Donna Barnett community. This week, I’d like to tell you why I am convinced that this project should go ahead. Forestry has always been an important part of our regional economy, yet this industry has suffered as a result of the pine beetle epidemic which has affected our region, causing economic hardships and affecting many families. The New Prosperity Mine gives us a new opportunity – a chance to create jobs, reduce poverty, and boost our local economy. The economic impact the mine would have for our region is hard to exaggerate. There have been some concerns about how this project will impact First Nations communities, and I believe that through the consultation process, and through revenue sharing, we can address these concerns. This project will create many job opportunities for young First Nations people, bringing many benefits to their communities. Taseko has been a great corporate citizen, working with communities to ensure that they benefit from projects. At the Gibraltar Mine, Taseko signed an agreement with the Williams Lake Indian Band and has a great relationship with them, and the upgrades Taseko made to this mine left billions of dollars in the region and created 200 more permanent jobs. The New Prosperity Mine would bring these types of benefits as well. The New Prosperity Mine is truly a project that has the potential to live up to its name. That’s why it has my full support, and why I hope to see this project move forward soon. Donna Barnett is the Liberal MLA for Cariboo-Chilcotin.


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More Viewpoints Democracy shoved off a fence Question of the week Editor: Prorogation again? 2007, 2008, 2010, 2013?

Democracy sat on a fence. The king pushed democracy off. All the king’s men and all the king’s horses couldn’t put democ-

racy back together again. Herb Nakada Williams Lake

NEWS ‘Round they go

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When you were a kid, what was the best part of going back to school?

Jessica Knodel

Joan Oliver

Seeing friends and starting swim lessons.

Getting back into high jumping and having new paints.

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Karmen Fisch

Scraping your pencil crayons and writing your name on them.

Getting school supplies and putting paper in the duo-tangs.

Joyce Martin

Lorraine Levitt

Best day ever was the first day of kindergarten on my birthday.

Clothes shopping with my mom.

This week’s online question:

Based on the New Prosperity Mine hearings do you think the mine will approved by the federal government?

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Morgan Bunce, 18, and Cole Hooker, 17, from Williams Lake raise their hands high up in the air on the Orbiter at the PNE. The annual summer fair, an end of summer tradition for generations of British Columbians, features more than 700 shows, exhibits and attractions that are free with the admission. The PNE runs until Sept. 2.  

Log onto the Opinion section at wltribune.com to vote Last week’s question: Do you regularly make food purchases from local farmers/growers? YES: 67 per cent

NO: 33 per cent

Fences not meant to keep people out but keep cattle in The Cariboo-Chilcotin region (long known as cattle country) is home to some of B.C.’s oldest ranches, small and large, situated in every part of the region from east to west and north to south including: Anahim Lake, Redstone, Riske Creek, 150 Mile, 100 Mile, Horsefly, Alkali Lake, Gang Ranch and more. The grasslands (and timbered area) are plentifully stocked with beef-cattle. The areas are diverse (vary greatly in specifics) but they

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Cattle Fodder Liz Twan have some commonalties and some identical primary needs. Nowhere can cattle live without the basics; feed, water and shelter (at times). All of which man can provide,

in some fashion; but nature does it best (most economical). Another commonality is Crown grazing lands; used by most Cariboo ranching operations, leased to graze their cattle (generally summer months). Also the norm, all of the grazing-users employ fences as a primary management tool (deeded/leased lands). Most folks are cognizant of that reality on deeded (ranch) land, but many seem unaware that the same holds true for the

leased Crown grazing-lands. Fences are meant to keep cattle contained within a certain area, to make it possible to control their grazing activity; closely monitoring it to ensure optimum health of the grassland or pasture as an overgraze can severely retard re-generation and in the extreme, can cause irreparable damage. Prepare yourself, it’s time for the BEEF. Fences on Crown land are not meant (most cases) to keep

people out. But let there be no doubt — they are meant to keep cattle in and are vital to good cattle management practises. So while an open gate or cut fence may not concern you (enough to close it) — it should! As Crown (grass) lands belong to all British Columbians, that puts the onus on you to be responsible and not thwart good range-management practises with your careless actions.

The Tribune welcomes letters to the editor on local, relevant, and topical matters, up to 300 words. Letters are subject to editing for clarity, brevity, and legality. All letters and roses/raspberries must include the writer’s full name, daytime telephone number, and hometown for verification purposes. Anonymous letters or those signed with pen names will not be published. The Tribune will make every effort to print all letters and roses/raspberries that meet the above criteria, but cannot guarantee publication in any particular issue. Letters on a variety of topics by a variety of writers will be considered before multiple letters by the same author on the same topic. Letters will be published on the Tribune website at wltribune.com. E-mailed letters are preferred, and can be sent to editor@wltribune.com

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SPORTS NOTEBOOK Thursday, Aug. 22-23 and Monday, Aug. 26-29 CMRC hockey camps

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Roger William (from left), Conway Lulua, Patrick McLeod and Doug Alexis charge down the hill during the Nemiah Valley Mountain Horse Race Aug. 4.

William crowned King of the Hill Greg Sabatino Tribune Staff Writer There’s a new king atop the mountain horse racing world. Roger William, on Sunday at the Redstone Rodeo, amassed enough points to defend his title from last year and be crowned the first ever King of the Hill mountain racing champion. “It worked out again,” William said with a chuckle. William won this year’s overall title at the Williams Lake Stampede mountain race and parlayed that with another win at the Nemiah Valley Rodeo before racing Saturday and Sunday last weekend to finish off the three-race series. “At Redstone I didn’t have too much luck,” he said, noting he finished fifth Saturday and sixth Sunday. “I had a bad start both days and I didn’t place too well, but all in all it was good.” William’s points totalled throughout the season, 197, were good enough to put him 12 points ahead of secondplace finisher Patrick McLeod (185). Riders get 40 points for a first place finish, 30 points for a second place finish, 20 points for a third place finish, and so on. Third place overall went to

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Roger William was crowned the 2013 King of the Hill champion following Sunday’s Redstone Rodeo. Darren Setah (139), fourth place was Douglas Hennigar (80) and fifth place was Conway Lulua (70). William credits the work of his horse, a half-wild gelding named Nilin — which means flow in Chilcotin — for helping him win back-to-back titles. “He’s not a very big horse,” William said. “He’s 10 years old and this is his fourth year racing. Since the series started we’ve raced a total of eight rac-

es and he leads in all Stampede races and championships. “He’s quite a little horse.” He said keeping Nilin healthy and in shape is one of the key components to attacking the mountain race. “You need to make sure you feed it a certain way,” he said. “It’s quite a balance to overexercise or underexercise your horse and each race is different. “You almost have to go day by day, race by race and you

just prepare for the weekend and make sure your horse is in good condition, along with yourself.” A new title presented at this year’s rodeo season, the King of the Hill was derived from the Harry Setah Xinli, which was presented from 2010 to 2012. William said Setah’s family decided they wanted to have the award retired this year so a new championship was created. “This was initiated from the leadership and the family back in 2009 when Harry Setah passed away,” William said. “He was our wild horse ranger and parks ranger for Nemiah, and he used to compete in all the races, so we called it the Harry Setah Xinli for the first three years.” William said moving forward he has his sights set on a third mountain race championship for next year and said the camaraderie between all the mountain race riders is what keeps him competing in the sport. “It’s quite a thing,” he said. “There’s lots of respect there for all the riders, especially the young ones coming up. We’ve got quite a few from Nemiah still racing, too. “We all look out for each other.”

The finishing touches are on the ice at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex in for several upcoming hockey camps. Local teacher Mike Wilson will be lacing up his skates as an instructor for two of these camps — Rookie Hockey (5-9 years), and Sharpen Your Hockey Skills (8-13 years). The Rookie Hockey program teaches the fundamentals of hockey for kids new to the sport or with little experience on the ice. Sharpen Your Hockey Skills is for kids who have both minor hockey and backyard rink experience. The camps run from Aug. 19-23 and from Aug. 26-29. To register or for camp times visit www.activewilliamslake.com or call the CMRC at 250-398-7665.

Sunday, Aug. 25 Kidney walk

The Kidney Foundation will host its annual Kidney Walk in Williams Lake Sunday, Aug. 25. The walk will start in Boitanio Park at 9 a.m. The Kidney Walk raises funds for critical programs and services for British Columbians affected by kidney disease. The Kidney Walk also helps raise awareness about the seriousness of this disease and highlights the importance of organ donation. Thousands of volunteers and participants in 20 B.C. communities participate in Kidney Walks each year. The events feature live entertainment, prizes, fundraising barbecues, silent auctions and more. Kidney disease is a serious disease that has no cure.  It is a disease that is both under-recognized and undetectable in its early stages.

Saturday, Sept. 7 Tour de Cariboo

Williams Lake Big Brothers Big Sisters are inviting anyone interested to sign up for this year’s 21st annual Tour de Cariboo bike ride from Williams Lake to Gavin Lake. Sign up for the Tour de Cariboo today. To register contact BBBS at 250398-8391 or register online at www.bbswlake.com. Pledges can also be collected online.


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City soccer finals Saturday Slo-Pitch year-end tourney The Williams Lake Soccer League finals will take centre stage at the Esler Sports Complex this Saturday, Aug. 24. On the men’s side Windsor Plywood and Celtic Engineering played Wednesday night in semifinal action, with the winner advancing to play the winner of tonight’s tilt between United Carpet and the WLFC. Tonight’s semifinal gets underway at 6:30 p.m., with Saturday’s final beginning at 11 a.m.

After 16 regular season games United Carpet sits atop the standings with 13 wins, one loss and two ties for a 41-point campaign. Celtic Engineering wrapped up the second-place position amassing nine wins, four losses and three ties, with Windsor Plywood sitting third with six wins, eight losses and two ties. Grant Gustafson (22 goals), Luke Moger (17), Nick Iachetta (16), Sean Glanville (15) and Darko Ognjanov (12) rounded out

the top-five scorers for the regular season. On the women’s side playoff action gets underway tonight at 6:30 a.m. with semifinal matches between the number-one seeded Beamac and New World (No. 4). The other semifinal will see Caribou Ski (No. 2) take on Windsor (No. 3). Winners from those semifinals will face off Saturday at 1 p.m. in the final. All games will be played at the Esler Sports Complex.

goes this weekend The Williams Lake Slo-Pitch League will crown its year-end league champion this weekend at the Esler Sports Complex. Twenty-two teams will be placed into pools of ‘A,’ ‘B,’ and ‘C,’ divisions based on results from two seeding games. Seeding games began Wednesday and wrap up Friday, before playoff matchups begin Saturday morning.

Tonights seeding games, beginning at 7 p.m., feature the Mainliners taking on the Sluggers, the Fireballs meeting the Broke Millionaires, the Wild Chickens battling NDNZ and the Bears brushing with the Ball Breakers. On Friday at 7 p.m. the Highlife goes up against the Arrows, the Brew Jays tackle the Warriors, the Rookies face Qwesqi

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and the Rowdies play Sticks and Stones. Playoff matchups, including quarterfinals, semifinals and finals, will be played Sunday beginning by noon. The WL Slo-Pitch League will host its year-end banquet Sept. 14 at the Longhouse, followed by the season’s last tournament — the Overlander Pub field fundraiser tournament — Sept. 28-29.

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4-H Show and Sale wraps up The Williams Lake 4-H Show and Sale wrapped up yesterday with the annual sale starting at 5:30 p.m. The 55th annual show and sale ran Aug. 16 to 21 with many awards being presented to 4-H participants and projects on display for public viewing. In addition to 4-H projects such as sheep, steers, swine, and other farm animals, children and youth presented their achievements in other categories such as small machinery maintenance, photography and dog training.

COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK Thursday, Aug. 22 A&W fundraiser

The A&W is holding its annual fundraiser for the MS Society all day today with $1 from every Teen burger sold going to the MS Society. There will also be a raffle and bake sale with all proceeds going to the society. Mayor Kerry Cook will be there between 5 and 6 p.m. to lend a hand with the fundraiser.

Morgan Reid (left), her steer Milo and her cousin Bobi Bracewell relax in the pens at the 4-H Show and Sale. Morgan is a member of the Highland 4-H club, and Milo won first place in Grand Champion Showmanship and weighs 1,390 pounds.

Saturday, Aug. 24 Horsefly Fall Fair

Marcus Kennedy from the Chimney Valley 4-H Club poses with, Happy, his pig. Marcus said this is his second year in swine. He likes them because they’re friendly and silly.

This is eight-year-old Kolby Camille’s first year as a Chimney Valley 4-H Cloverbud. He did a horticulture project where he planted a variety of flowers in a pot which he painted, and made a decorative butterfly.

Market lamb, Sadie, won first place for market and second place for showman with her owner Kimberley Davis from the Rose Lake/Miocene club (left); Shaylin Leclerc is pictured with Reserve Champion market lamb, Bean.

Reserve Grand Champion steer, Houdini, weighing in at 1,500 pounds, is pictured with owner Karena Sokolan, who explained that the week has gone very well for the Chimney Valley 4-H Club.

LeRae Haynes photos

Family is the theme for the 38th annual Horsefly Fall Fair coming up this Saturday, Aug. 24 in Horsefly and there will be lots for families to see and do including crafts for the children and two sets of wagon rides for the whole family. The judging takes place in the morning with doors for the public opening at noon. The Horsefly Women’s Institute will have hamburgers on the grill as well as fruit and coffee for sale. Opportunities will also be available to purchase some of the garden vegetables and fruit produces in the region as well as local baking. “Our fall fair is always really, really popular,” says Sandy McNie, who is serving her first year as the fair society president. There will be an open mic for musicians to perform as well as games as the strongman game high striker. There will be all sorts of home crafts on display in the Horsefly Community Hall: quilting, needlework, woodwork, baking, photography, canning, jams, jellies, wine, eggs, butter, honey, floral art, children’s entries, and more. Across the street in the arena next to the school grounds there will be all sorts of farm animals among the entries. “It’s quite a great little fair with lots of prizes and donations,” McNie says in inviting the community to come out and enjoy a little time in Horsefly this Saturday afternoon.


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Thursday, August 22, 2013 Williams Lake Tribune

Singing out at 7-Bar-7 Gospel Jamboree Sage Birchwater photos

Sage Birchwater Special to The Tribune When three big name acts from Alberta, Montana and Washington State were unable to make it to the 18th annual 7-Bar-7 Gospel Jamboree at Cochin Lake during the second weekend of August (9-11), local musicians did the only thing they knew how; they got up and performed. Naturally there were a few surprises as some very skilled musicians showed up from Fort St. John, Prince George, Bella Coola, Williams Lake, the Okanagan, Alberta, Seattle and Arizona to compliment the excellent local talent from Tatla Lake. There was lots of room onstage for beginners with very rudimentary skills to come up and play a song or two, and the result was a fun time enjoyed by all. Performers included Bev Butler and Lea Butler on fiddle, Christine Peters on guitar and vocal, Wesley Birchwater on cornet and piano, vocalists Ruth Travers, Lana Birchwater, Charlene Travers, Mekayla Markley and Charlie Travers. Twelve-yearold Caleb Birchwater played a couple of piano pieces, as did Xavier Birchwater. Their sister, Acacia, played both the piano and fiddle. Doug Venn from

John MacKenzie and Ruth Travers sing together at the 7-bar-7 Gospel Jamboree held at Cochin Lake in the Chilcotin earlier this month.

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daughter, Sydney, singing acapella. Not to be outdone, Allyson Schuk accompanied herself on guitar and sang a couple of tunes. Perhaps the most memorable musical delight was the contingent of two families originally from the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast, who now make their home in Fort St. John. Luke, Stephen and Paul Noble, formerly of Williams Lake, sang some very melodious songs accompanying themselves on guitar, piano

and fiddle. Also from Fort St. John were Tony, Levi, Tianna and Jordy Warriner, who have roots in Bella Coola. They inspired people with their vocals backed up by lively piano, bass guitar and acoustic guitar. Shantyman pastor John Noble gave the sermon following the music on Sunday morning, and this was followed by the traditional pot luck feast. Of course a big part of the 7-7 Gospel Jam-

boree is the fun time playing in Cochin Lake. Young and old took to the water in a big way as a reprieve from the hot weather. Everyone extends a big thanks to the Travers family for hosting the memorable occasion for the eighteenth time. Ruth and Charlie Travers recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. As childhood sweethearts, Charlie says if he had his way, they would have married five years earlier.

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Reva Schick collectable dolls in the Art Walk LeRae Haynes Special to The Tribune Beautiful, life-like collectable dolls designed by local artist Reva Schick are on display during the 2013 Art Walk Show and Sale at J&E Gifts and Treasures. Both front windows feature the dolls in a

wide range of poses and settings, and they are also placed throughout the store. The dolls are not new to J&E, according to owners Jan Hermiston and Elaine Winslow, who said that it was an easy transition from carrying the dolls in the store to highlighting them during

Art Walk. “We brought them in about a year ago. They’re so unique. We were both customers – had purchased them for grandkids,” Hermiston said. “I just always really liked them.” She also said that once the current stock of Reva’s designs are

gone, they will no longer be available. “These are very affordable, but they’re truly collectables,” she continued. The dolls are also used with Alzheimer patients and with chil-

dren with Autism. “A lot of people come here from out of town who are collectors, and having Art Walk showcase art in the business community lets people know where to find them.”

This is the sixth time that J&E Gifts has participated in ArtWalk, and Winslow explained that they carry a range of artwork in the store as part of their regular inventory.

“When we shop for our store we look for unique items that aren’t carried elsewhere in the community,” Hermiston stated. “People love these dolls: they are truly unique and so lifelike.”

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WEST CHILCOTIN SEARCH AND RESCUE ELECTORAL AREA J CONTRIBUTION PUBLIC NOTICE is given to the electors within Electoral Area J, as defined on the map below, that a vote will be held on the following question:

by the Chief Election Officer for such purposes, starting on August 20, 2013 (25 days before general voting day) and ending at 4:00 pm on September 12, 2013 (two days before general voting day).

“Are you in favour of the adoption of Bylaw No. 4822, which would establish a service to provide a contribution of funds to the West Chilcotin Search and Rescue Society for search and rescue services in Electoral Area J, with a maximum annual requisition not to exceed the greater of $6,000 or an amount raised by applying a tax rate of $0.0446/$1,000 to the net taxable value of land and improvements in the service area? (Based on 2013 assessed values, the current rate would be $0.0372/$1,000, which translates to a residential rate of $3.09/$100,000.)”

Note: Pursuant to the Local Government Act, no corporation is entitled to be registered as an elector or have a representative registered as an elector and no corporation is entitled to vote.

General Voting will be held on: SATURDAY, September 14, 2013, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm at: Cariboo Regional District Board Room Suite D, 180 North Third Avenue Williams Lake, BC Anahim Lake School 2493 Hudson Road Anahim Lake, BC

Tatla Lake School 16776 Chilcotin Highway 20 Tatla Lake, BC

Naghtaneqed School 8350 Nemaiah Valley Road Nemaiah Valley, BC

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SYNOPSIS OF PROPOSED BYLAW BYLAW NO. 4822 – West Chilcotin Search and Rescue Electoral Area J Contribution Establishment Bylaw – This bylaw provides for the following: • the establishment of a service to contribute funds to the West Chilcotin Search and Rescue Society for the provision of search and rescue services in Electoral Area J; and • an annual maximum requisition of the greater of $6,000 or an amount raised by applying a tax rate of $0.0446/$1,000 to the net taxable value of land and improvements within the service area. ANNUAL RESIDENTIAL TAX BURDEN PROJECTIONS (Based on 2013 assessed values): • The estimated current annual residential tax rate would be $3.09 per $100,000 of assessed value of land and improvements. TAKE NOTICE that the above is a synopsis of the proposed bylaw and that this synopsis is not intended to be and is not to be understood as an interpretation of the bylaw. The full bylaw may be inspected online at www.cariboord.bc.ca or at the following location:

Advance Voting opportunities will be held on: WEDNESDAY, September 4, 2013, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm at: Cariboo Regional District Board Room Suite D, 180 North Third Avenue Williams Lake, BC and MONDAY, September 9, 2013, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm at: Cariboo Regional District Board Room Suite D, 180 North Third Avenue Williams Lake, BC Elector Registration There is no need to pre-register to vote as the registration of all electors for this referendum will take place at the time of voting. You will be required to make a declaration that you meet all of the following requirements: a) 18 years of age or older; b) Canadian citizen; c) resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately preceding voting day; d) resident of OR registered owner of real property within Electoral Area J for at least 30 days immediately preceding voting day; and e) not otherwise disqualified by law from voting.

Cariboo Regional District Suite D, 180 North Third Avenue, Williams Lake, BC 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. For further information on the bylaw or the voting process, please call either: Alice Johnston, Chief Election Officer (250-392-3351 or 1-800-665-1636) or Darron Campbell, Deputy Chief Election Officer (250-392-3351 or 1-800-665-1636) Alice Johnston Chief Election Officer

Proposed West Chilcotin Search and Rescue Electoral Area J Contribution Service Area Boundary (voting area):

Resident electors will also be required to produce 2 pieces of identification at the time of voting (at least one with your signature). Picture identification is not necessary. The identification must prove both residency and identity. Non-resident property electors must produce 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature) to prove identity. IMPORTANT: To ensure that you will be able to vote, PLEASE CONTACT THE CHIEF OR DEPUTY CHIEF ELECTION OFFICER as there may be documentation requirements to be met prior to voting day. Mail ballot voting: The following electors are permitted to register to vote by mail and to vote by mail ballot: (i) those persons who have a physical disability, illness or injury that affects their ability to vote at another voting opportunity; (ii) persons who expect to be absent from their jurisdiction on general voting day and at the times of all advance voting opportunities; (iii) persons who reside within the voting jurisdiction but more than 90 kilometres from the closest polling station at which they are entitled to vote. A person wishing to vote by mail ballot shall apply by giving their name and address to the Chief Election Officer or to the person designated

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ATTN Logging Truck Owner Operators: Short Log trucks needed to haul approx. 400,000 cu/m3 of beetle killed pine in the West Chilcotin to West Fraser, Williams Lake Division for Stump to Dump Contractor for 2013-2015 seasons. For more info contact Rob Menzies @ (250)3980564

SUTCO Contracting Ltd. requires experienced flat-bed highway drivers. Min. 2 yrs exp. hwy/mtn driving, loading and tarping. New equipment, satellite dispatch, e-logs, extended benefits & pension plan. CANADA ONLY runs avail. Min. commitment of 24 days out/10,000 miles per month required. www.sutco.ca fax: 250-357-2009 Enquiries: 1-888-357-2612 Ext: 230

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YUNESIT’IN HEALTH DEPARTMENT Health Director Qualifications The Health Director will have a history of demonstrated dynamic leadership in any health, education or social service First Nation organization that targets rural aboriginal people. Education and Experience • Post secondary education in Health Administration, Public Health or related field • Minimum two years managerial experience including supervision of staff, preferably in the Health Care field • Experience or education in Health Program Planning, Administration and Evaluation • Experience developing, monitoring and maintaining budgets • Experience or education in developing policy • Tsilhqot’in cultural knowledge and Tsilhqot’in language would be an asset Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: • Knowledge of traditional medicines and the ability to integrate as a central and vital part of all health service delivery • Ability to collect and interpret health related statistical data and prepare reports • Knowledge and skills developing and implementing emergency response planning procedures • Strong proposal writing skills • Knowledge of First Nations funding agencies • Ability to work in a team environment • Ability to maintain and promote client confidentiality • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and other related computer software • Valid Class 5 BC drivers license • Own reliable transportation Wages: Commensurate on knowledge and experience Terms of Employment: Full Time Deadline for Applications: August 30, 2013 by 4:30 pm Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to: Lena Hink, Band Manager PO Box 158 Hanceville, BC V0L 1K0 Fax: 250-394-4407 Only the applicants short-listed will be notified

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TRU invites applications for the following positions: FACULTY Office Administration Williams Lake Campus LPN Program Williams Lake Campus For further information, please visit:

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We wish to thank all applicants; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Position Title: Instructors/Instructional Assistants Dept: Community U - Williams Lake Duties: TRU Community U Williams Lake is working with the TRU Grants department to deliver training in our outlying areas. We are looking for Instructors and Instructional Assistants who can teach or assist in teaching the following workshops in: Administrative Skills Computer Software Intro to Bookkeeping Employment Readiness Workshops (Job Search, Resume Writing, Interview Skills, etc.) Life Skills (Time Management, Stress Management, etc.) Cooking Workshops First Aid Health and Safety Workplace Essential Skills Introductory Trades The successful candidates will teach individual workshops to participants at various rural communities in the Cariboo Chilcotin area. Included in these workshops will be references to the nine Workplace Essential Skills as identified by Service Canada. Qualifications: • Provincial Instructor’s Diploma or equivalent experience teaching workshops and designing curriculum • Knowledge of the Nine Essential Skills for the Workplace • Experience in one or more of the workshop subjects listed above • Must have a reliable vehicle and be willing to travel Start Date: September 2013 - January 2014. Part time, evenings/days/weekends, depending on schedule. If interested, please apply with resume to TRU Williams Lake Community U at your earliest convenience, by fax to 250-392-8008, or by email to Julie Bowser at jbowser@tru.ca Interviews will be scheduled on an on-going basis. Final closing date for applications: September 6th, 2013

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Westline Harvesting Ltd. requires experienced Processor Operators, Bush Mechanic, Excavator / Cat Operator for Full Time work in our Williams Lake area commencing August 12 2013. Westline provides stable, consistent, long term employment. We pay industry competitive wages, and provide an extended health care plan, dental plan, disability insurance, life insurance and a registered pension plan package. Interested applicants should fax their resume to 250-392-2836, email their resume to linda.ratcliff@clusko.com or drop their resume off in person at 4605 McRae Street in Williams Lake.

WESTERN WOOD HEAT LTD. In search of Installer/Helper/Sales. Must be physically fit and enthusiastic, have good communication skills, willing to serve customers, answer phone calls and take notes/messages. Can not be scared of heights, must be able to climb ladders and not afraid of getting dirty. Resumes can be dropped off at 1515 Hwy 97 S. No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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• 2 stroke crankshaft rebuilding • Cylinder boring • Buy and sell used equipment all makes and models • Many parts - new and used available • Dealer for Motovan, Kimpex, Trans Can Imports, Western Marine and many more • Warranty Contractor for Sears

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Eldorado Log Hauling Ltd in Williams Lake has an immediate position for a Licensed Commercial Mechanic with a Commercial Inspection Ticket. Logging Truck experience would be an asset but not necessary. We offer an excellent benefit package and competitive wages. A drivers abstract will be requested at point of hire. Resumes may be submitted in person to 605 Marwick Drive, by fax 250-392-3504 or email to eldoent@telus.net While we appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nenqayni Wellness Centre A residential alcohol and drug treatment centre providing holistic healing to First Nations and Inuit youth, families and communities in a safe and secure environment. Currently seeking qualified candidates for: Coach - full time - Weekend shift: 15 hours per each Saturday and Sunday plus 7.5 hours Fridays, 3:00pm to 11:00pm. Starting wage range: $13.79 to $15.00 per hour depending on qualifications. Appropriate education and experience required. Candidates for this coaching position must be able to lead culturally appropriate First Nations activities. Preferably, the successful candidates will be of aboriginal descent and have a Class 4 drivers licence or commit to get one within the 6 month probationary period. Reliable transportation to and from Nenqayni is a requirement. Deadline for submissions is Tuesday, September 3, 2013. Please send your resume along with a covering letter and three references to Nenqayni Wellness Centre, PO Box 2529, Williams Lake BC V2G 4P2; fax: 250-989-0307 or email: jchorney@nenqayni.com

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Acquire the skills needed to enter into work in wood manufacturing.

5 week program beginning September 23, 2013 Classes run Monday to Friday, includes two tours of local mills. To be eligible for this fully funded program you must:

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Full time and part time kitchen & front counter attendants required. Must be available for all shifts including weekends. Apply in person at the highway location or online at www.aw.ca

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Front Counter Staff

All Shifts We are looking for strong customer skills & the ability to work in a fast paced team oriented environment. We offer an excellent bene¿t package. Please apply in person with resume to: 1059 Hwy 97 Williams Lake, BC Between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm Experienced mature cook & waitress needed at Dog ‘N Suds. Please drop off resume. LI-CAR MANAGEMENT GROUP Now hiring maintenance personnel. Must Have: • Own Vehicle and valid Drivers License • Handyman capabilities • Basic plumbing, painting, and electrical knowledge • Experience with appliance repair an asset • Criminal Record check Competitive wages and gas allowance. Please apply in person with resume and references: 102-513 Ahbau Street, Prince George, BC MOFFAT FALLS CONTRACTING LTD Processor Operator needed for Williams Lake/ Quesnel Area. This is a fulltime position. Applicants with experience will have first opportunity, any machine or forestry experience involving machine operation, log quality, or pre-harvest is valuable. Training will be provided to applicants with less experience if openings still available. Wages are competitive, and will be decided with level of experience, medical plan provided. Position will be mainly camp work. Email resumes to: moffatfalls@gmail.com Attn: Craig Chapman Or fax: 250398-9443 Attn: Craig Chapman

WEEKEND ROUTES AVAILABLE *605-635 Hull Rd 613-874 Roberts Dr.* *57-195 Fifth Ave. S. 71-314 Seventh Ave. S. 26-98 Sixth Ave. S.* *3000-3039 Edwards Dr.* *110-114 Cygnet St. 104-134 Mayfield Ave. 907-1068 Proctor St.* *1123-1298 Lakeview Cres.* *40-40 Lakeview Ave. 91-177 Lakeview Ave. 1000-1099 Pine Cres.* *318-696 Sunset Dr. 902-1012 Toop Rd.* Please call Sherry Parker at (250)392-2331

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GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877-987-1420 www.pioneerwest.com

FURNISHED room for rent. Student or professional. $425/mo inclusive. 392-6360 or 302-8112

Recycling RECYCLING

Medical/Dental

Medical/Dental

TOOSEY INDIAN BAND JOB POSTING

HORSE hay for sale, Mcleese Lake area, 60 lbs square bales, $5.50. Call 250-7478416. Will deliver.

Pets Mastiff - Dane Pups for sale. $1000. Ready Sept 5/13 Call: (250)396-4322

Depot for batteries, rads, copper, aluminum, catalytic converters, alts. and starts. Will p/u, will pay cash! Phone 250-398-0672

Here’s my Card!

Despite every technological advance, business cards remain an essential business tool.

Reserve your space!

Call a Tribune advertising consultant today!

250-392-2331

FOR ALL YOUR AUTO REPAIRS Serving the Cariboo since 1981

Government Inspections Shuttle Service

STAN POGUE

Licensed Technician

Tuesday to Friday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm Saturday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

HOME CARE NURSE The Toosey Indian Band is seeking a part-time Home Care Nurse. Duties include: plan, deliver, and evaluate the care needs of acutely, chronically and terminally ill clients of the Toosey Band, initiate referrals to other professionals or agencies where required, provide education and counseling to clients/families/ caregivers, collaborate with other interdisciplinary team members in the provision of home support services, supervision of some staff and management of program budget. Qualifications: • Bachelor Degree in Nursing, including or supplemented by training in community health nursing; or graduation from an approved diploma school of nursing and at least 3 years experience as a community health nurse or equivalent education and experience • Current practising membership with CRNBC • Experience in a supervisory/management capacity • Previous Diabetes Nurse Educator experience an asset • Familiarity with First Nations culture and traditions • Computer experience • Current CPR and First Aid Certification • A Valid BC Drivers License is required • A Criminal Records Check is mandatory Salary: Negotiable, competitive with First Nations Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada Please submit resume by fax, email or hand delivered to: Teresa Johnny, Health Director health_director@toosey.ca fax: 250-659-5601 Closing for resumes will be August 26, 2013 We thank all applicants however only those short-listed will be contacted.

TOOSEY INDIAN BAND JOB POSTING ALCOHOL & DRUG COUNSELLOR Part-Time 20 hours per week GENERAL: The Toosey Indian Band has an opening for an Alcohol & Drug Counsellor. Reporting to the Health Director, the Alcohol & Drug Counsellor will be part of the health team in the Toosey community. Working with one or more team members, the A&D Counsellor will assist in the delivery of health promotion, prevention and aftercare programs. DUTIES: • Maintain confidentiality on all matters related to the Toosey Indian Band, and members • Provide one-on-one and group counselling sessions • Make referrals to outside agencies when needed • Document all counselling sessions and maintain accurate files • Provide the Health Director with monthly, quarterly, and annual reports • Coordinate, and participate in workshops • More specifics will be addressed with the hired individual POSITION REQUIREMENTS: • Grade 12 miminum • Successful completion of substance abuse counselling certificate program • 2 year minimum counselling experience • Knowledge of Chilcotin Language would be an asset • Strong verbal and written communication skills • Strong case planning and client assessment skills • Demonstrated skills with addictions based counselling techniques • Must comply with the conditions of a criminal records search and oath of confidentiality • Valid Drivers License with reliable vehicle Salary: To commensurate with experience Closing Date: August 26th, 2013 Apply to: Teresa Johnny, Health Director, Toosey Indian Band Box 80, Riske Creek, BC V0L 1T0 health_director@toosey.ca Fax: 250-659-5601 Resumes with cover letter and three references will be accepted by mail, hand delivery, fax or email. The Toosey Band thanks all applicants, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

A.R.S. Enterprises Ltd 1075 N. Mackenzie Ave.

Phone 250-392-3522 • Fax 250-392-3548

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Evening appointments available!

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Michelle (Ball) LaPlace Master Colorist & Texture Specialist 20 years experience Former Educator for ISO, L’Oréal Professional and Surrey College

Open Monday - Saturday

Country Cottage Hairstyling 250-398-STYL • 250-398-7895 • 250 Barnard St.

COMPUTER SERVICES • Software & Hardware Installation • Computer & Router Set Up • General Computer Help

Gilles Mailhiot

250.392.7629

Email: gilles_mailhiot@hotmail.com

LAVTAP

Mobile Audio Service

Industrial Audiometric Technician Industrial / Commercial / Logging / Construction Dwight Satchell Box 4105, Williams Lake, BC V2G 2V2 250-392-2922 • 1-866-327-8678 Fax: 250-392-2947

CARIBOO AESTHETIC

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250-392-2331 188 N. 1st Ave.


The Willams Tribune Thursday, 22, 2013 Williams Lake Lake Tribune, Thursday, AugustAugust 22, 2013

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Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Real Estate

Real Estate

Rentals

Auctions

Misc. for Sale

For Sale By Owner

Mobile Homes & Parks

Apt/Condo for Rent

Drive a little Save a lot

Drive a little Save a lot

Giant Auto Auction. Need a vehicle? Buy direct and save thousands on your next vehicle purchase, over 150 cars, trucks, suv’s, 4x4’s and vans. Selling on behalf of bankruptcies, repo’s, leasebacks and police recoveries. Don’t miss the huge savings. Sat, Aug 24th @ 11:00 am. Call Auction World 250-765-5282 Kelowna, BC.

Giant Auto Auction. Need a vehicle? Buy direct and save thousands on your next vehicle purchase, over 150 cars, trucks, suv’s, 4x4’s and vans. Selling on behalf of bankruptcies, repo’s, leasebacks and police recoveries. Don’t miss the huge savings. Sat, Aug 24th @ 11:00 am. Call Auction World 250-765-5282 Kelowna, BC.

“litter-less�

Genuine Coin Collector Buyer Collections, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins etc 778-281-0030

WANTED: Walker with wheels & brakes for disabled person. (250)790-2595

Tools

www.pitch-in.ca Building Supplies LOG HOME shell kit WRC 6X8 flat 3 bdrm w/grge & curved glass sunroom, ready to ship, 604-856-9732

$100 & Under

Executive Style Home Short walk to Golf course club house, Approx. 4400 sq. ft., includes 3 car garage & partially ďŹ nished bsmnt. Corner lot, access to back, property approx. 1/2 acre. 3bdrm, 3bthrm, 3 ďŹ replaces. Large kitchen, family room Central Vacuum, new roof, furnace,ooring, appliances. Large deck off kitchen area. Asking $450,000 Ph. (250)305-6886

SELLING 1,000 feet of 3in. irrigation pipe with couplings for $1200 OBO. Phone 250-7902226

One of a Kind!

Quiet & secluded, 1300 sf mobile w/addition on 10 + acres overlooking the mighty Fraser River. Million Dollar views, storage sheds, gardens, dog kennel located in the Pablo Creek area. Reno’d inside & out. Hiking, biking, ďŹ shing, horse riding trails & wild life at your back door. $194,000 Call (250)398-5986 Serious Inquiries Only!

Acreage for Sale

4 Winter Tires: 195/65 R15 $50.00 (250)398-8183

Firearms

Houses For Sale

Heavy Duty Machinery

Serious inquiries only.

A-STEEL SHIPPING DRY STORAGE CONTAINERS Used 20’40’45’53 in stock. SPECIAL 44’ x 40’ Container Shop w/steel trusses $13,800! Sets up in one day! 40’ Containers under $2500! Call Toll Free Also JD 544 & 644 wheel loaders JD 892D LC Excavator Ph. 1-866-528-7108 Delivery BC and AB www.rtccontainer.com

Homebased Products For Sale: Beachcomber Hot Tub, new top, comes with electrical hook up, just don’t use evenings. Ph. (250)3923002 day (250)305-8976

For Sale By Owner

593 Roberts Drive 2 acres, 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, updated kitchen, Stainless Steel appliances, 2 gas ďŹ replaces, 2 car garage, and 2 car carport. $399,000 (250)392-3509 For more info or appointment to view.

Beautiful House

1140 Tower Cres. 4/5 bdrm, 3 bath, custom built executive home on over 2 secluded acres, within walking distance to downtown. $369,900. For more info & pictures go to www.kijiji.ca Williams Lake BC. Serious inquiries only! (250)305-2266

WaterFront Puntzi Lake Eagles, Pelicans, amazing ďŹ shing, beautiful sunsets. 2 bdrm main cabin with separate guest cabin. $145,000 Call (250)398-3310

1 - 2 bdrm apt F/S Dishwasher and A/C in most units. Quiet Good references only. Ask about our incentives. Call Bernice 250-305-1155 pics at

Homes for Rent

Homes for Rent Top Floor of House. In town, newly updated, 3bdrms, 1 1/2 baths, f/s d/w r/r d/d fenced yard, n/s. Laundry room with w/d and unfinished rec room in bsmt. $1200/mo utilities included. Avail. Sept. 1st. Call after 5pm (250)392-9484

3bdrm house in town, f/s d/w w/d included. $1150/mo +util. N/S No Pets. Call 587-4336795 or email: nathanwiebe@live.ca Avail Sept. 1st. Large waterfront 3bdrm, 2 1/2 bath home in town. 5 appl. $1800/mnth +util. n/s n/p ref. req’d. Call Mark (250)3057742

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY

Renovated 4bdrm home in a great area, ready for responsible family Sept. 1. n/s n/p ref/req’d $1400/mo. Call Joyce at (250)392-6876 for an interview.

250-302-9108

Commercial/ Industrial PRIME LOCATION Two 20’x50’ Bays for rent. Has many extras. Also, 1300sqft retail space. 565 N. MacKenzie Ave. Call (250)392-7313 or (250)392-5915 evenings

Water Front on Williams Lake

Enjoy Luxury Living

Litzenburg Cres., 3bdr. top floor of house, w/d, patio, yard, pet friendly, excellent cond. $895/mo. (250)392-9119 Reduced 3bdrm house,Top floor. View of the Lake, quiet area, F/S, no dogs. Call (250)392-3037 after 5pm.

Fully furnished suites in different locations. These are hotel ready and in lovely condition.

Rentals

3bdrm home/acreage. 4-5 min. from downtown. Very quiet & park like and so close to town. (250)392-0168

Apartment Furnished

Rental Home in Westridge Estates. Beautiful view of city. f/s & dishwasher incl., optional w/d, 2bdrm, 2 bath, quiet area, suitable for adults, n/s, n/p. Superior references required. (250)392-3730

Garage Sales

At 1927 Bass Rd 3 Bed 2 Bath 1500 sqft Beautifully Renovated Home. Live the dream for only $1,807 month plus utilities. Call Samantha now before someone else snaps it up: (250)267-2594 tysam.s@live.com

Garage Sales

Duplex / 4 Plex

Asking Price $64,000. Firm (250)398-9396

2-bdrm. suite in 4-plex, downtown,clean freshly painted heat included, coin w/d, storage, small dog/cat ok, $726/mo. Avail. August 1st (250)296-4429 3bdrm full bsmt, carport, yard, near schools, bus, shopping. f/s w/d $750 +util r/r n/p (250)398-2221 Cozy quiet 2bd, new flooring, appliances, gas fireplace. NS RR DD NP $775/mo incl. heat. (250)398-7312 after 10am

Rentals

Misc for Rent

Apt/Condo for Rent

HANDICAPPED UNITS

1 & 2 BEDROOM APARTMENTS

Lovely units, new paint and floors, no pets, laundry facilities available. 250-392-2997

Business for Sale 1 (250)620-6804 or 1 (250)620-3338

$59,000. obo (250)392-5095

must sell at a reduced price for a quick sale.

Business for Sale

WANTED: Old lever action Winchester rifles and carbines. Call (250)791-6369

in Adult Park, level lot, lots of parking space, perfect view of Williams Lake

2010 Moduline Mobile Home 3 bedrooms, comes with washer, dryer, fridge, stove & a 2010 wood shed (10x14) Moving

PANORAMIC 58 Acres along West Fraser Road. 35 acres in hay. $119,900. 780-394-7088

Overhead Garage Door 9x7 with tracks & all hardware. $150.00 (250)398-8183

#26-1700 Broadway Ave S

Moving Must Sell

Real Estate

$200 & Under

1986 Regency 14X70, 2bdrm with a 3rd bdrm in the addition. Large storage shed included. Located in Wildwood Trailer Park. Pad Rent $255/month asking $48,500 (250)398-0464

3 bdrm Double Wide Mobile Home

Misc. Wanted WANTED: Old lever action Winchester rifles and carbines. Call (250)791-6369

‌show it!

THIS IS MORE LIKE IT!

Rentals

1 AND 2 BEDROOM APARTMENTS Available immediately. Renovated and in a secure building. 250-392-9171

BOITANIO PLACE APARTMENTS 1 & 2 bedroom suites. Most desirable apartments for seniors. Clean and quiet. Next to Boitanio Park behind Boitanio Mall. Suite comes with heat, hot water, elevator, patio or balcony, fridge, stove and dishwasher. Laundry facility on site, no pets.

250-392-6450

One of a kind in an excellent neighbourhood. Completely handicap accessible, no pets. Low income available,must have references. 250-302-9934

2 BEDROOM DOWNTOWN

In quiet clean building, heat and cable included. 250-302-9108

Mobile Homes & Pads 2bdrm mobile home, w/d f/s., n/g heat, Dog Creek Rd $650/mo. +util. (250)392-5667 3bdrm mobile at 150 Mile. Close to shopping center and school. n/p (250)392-7617 4bdrm mobile home fridge, stove, close to casino. n/p (250)392-7617

Homes for Rent 1 Bdrm Cottage, newly renovated, w/d, f/s, min from town. Large yrd. Ph.(250)392-0168 2&3 bdrm. houses. 2 full bathrooms, n/p F/S Please call (250)392-7617.

Leftovers from your Garage Sale? Please consider donating your soft goods to Big Brothers & Big Sisters Recycling Program Purple bins are located at:

Share Shed •Surplus Herby’s Canadian Tire • Safeway

Thank you for your support For further information 250-398-8391

Garage Sale 1255 Moon August 24 Sat 9am August 25 Sun 9am Stuff Must Go! Come check it out!

Garage Sale

August 24 Sat 9-3pm August 25 Sun 9-3pm 3243 Woodcutler Place Borland Valley 150 Mile Wall tent, 10 ton air jack, tools, furniture and household items.

Garage Sale Saturday, Aug. 24 9am - 3pm 674 Sunset Drive Lots of household items. No Earlybirds.

GARAGE SALE Sat. August 24 8am - ??? 1190-12th Avenue Something for everyone: Furniture, carpet, hide-abed, ďŹ ling cabinet, stove, household & kitchen items, crafts, books, toys & games, jewelery, gardening supplies, sporting goods & much more. “Free coffee until 10amâ€?

Huge Multi Family Garage Sale Sat., August 24th & Sun., August 25th 1413 Hodgson Rd Something for Everyone! Rain Or Shine! MEGA Family Garage Sale. Saturday August 24th. 2275 West Fraser Drive, Quesnel BC. Tools, truck stuff, antiques, electronics, household goods, clothing and lots more.

YARD SALE Saturday, Aug 24 9am-3pm 1205 Blair St Various household items, furniture, antiques, jewelry, paintings and lots more!

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Rentals

Transportation

Transportation

Transportation

Transportation

Shared Accommodation

Cars - Domestic

Recreational/Sale

Sport Utility Vehicle

Trucks & Vans

Wanted reliable roommate, nice clean mobile (working or student) shared amenities, fully furnished. $400/mnth 150 Mile area (250)296-3077 Cell (250)302-2635

1997 Chrysler Intrepid Car, Brown, very clean, low miles, new battery, thermostat & sensor, power windows, air, spare tire and Jack. Ready to go $2,600 Call (250)392-6333 after 5 Weekdays.

10’ Bigfoot fiberglass fully insulated camper shell with overhead queen size bed, air conditioner and heater mounted on a 16 ft. car trailer with dry box spares. Ideal for hunting, mining, week-enders etc. In Likely Area. $3,000 O.B.O. Leave Message (604)855-5992

1996 Suburban Runs Great! Newer motor with 100,000kms. Recent tune up, new intake gasket, ball joints and leaf springs. Moving must sell! Asking $3,500. (250)243-2119

Suites, Lower 1300sqft, 3bdrm , 1 1/2bath, overlooking Williams Lake, $1100/mo util. incl (250)3988406 evenings. Avail Sept 1 1bdr. furnished suite, suitable for quiet single working person, n/s, n/p,5 appliances ult. includ. r/r. $700 (250)296-3667 1bdrm furnished bsmt suite, ground level entrance, on Midnight Dr. n/s n/p $700/mo incl heat/water/power. (250)3922033

Moving Must Sell 2003 Trail Blazer 127,172 km In Excellent Condition Asking $7,000 Firm Phone (250)398-9396

Cars - Sports & Imports

1998 Gulfstream Friendship 40’ Motorhome 1 Slide, 50,000 miles, excellent condition, new tires. Just serviced, 330 Cummins diesel, Oak interior , tow car available. $60,000. firm (250)392-4615

2000 GMC Yukon XL 2500 Great family vehicle.

“Perfect Condition” Excellent location and close to all schools. Parking garage, W/D included. References Required. 250-305-4970 or email to wlrental@shaw.ca

$8000. OBO (250)398-6180 MAKE US AN OFFER!

Transportation

Antiques / Classics

1957 Pontiac Sedan 4 door, 3-speed, new 6 cyl motor, tires, very good condition, lots invested. $6500 O.B.O. Interested? Call (250)398-6651

2003 Mazda Protege

147,000 kms Excellent Condition New Brakes, Good Tires Air, Satellite Radio, Great Gas Mileage $4,500 O.B.O. Call (250)398-0368 2009 Toyota CROLA 4DSDN GREY IN COLOUR. UPGRADED STEREO SYSTEM, STUDDED WINTER TIRE, SUMMER TIRES, COMMAND START. EXCELLENT CONDITION. ONE OWNER. ALL MAINTENANCE AND SERVICE DONE AT TOYOTA DEALER. CAN BE VIEWED AT 725 N MCKENZIE AVE. ASKING $12,900 OR OBO. CONTACT 250-305-6459 BY TEXT OR PHONE.

FOR Sale, A Sweet Car 1961 Studebaker 2 door Hawk fully restored to original condition with collectors plates insured for road. Runs great, beautiful interior and exterior, and a 1958 Silver Hawk in bad shape, Both for $19,900. Call 250-593-4475 Richard

Giant Auto Auction. Need a vehicle? Buy direct and save thousands on your next vehicle purchase, over 150 cars, trucks, suv’s, 4x4’s and vans. Selling on behalf of bankruptcies, repo’s, leasebacks and police recoveries. Don’t miss the huge savings. Sat, Aug 24th @ 11:00 am. Call Auction World 250-765-5282 Kelowna, BC.

2005 Yukon Good condition! Leather interior, Sunroof, DVD player. 220,000kms Well maintained. Reduced to $9,000. Call (250)392-5787

2006 YZ 450 F

Has maybe 50 hrs, like brand new, looked after well. Still original rear tire. $4500 Ph. (250)303-1180

Recreational/Sale

2004 F150 Lariat 4X4 Fully Loaded, Power Everything, 182,000 kms. $9300 O.B.O. Will consider Traders. (250)392-1501 93 CHEVY SILVERADO EXTENDED CAB 1500 2WD, 350 AUTO, PW, PDL, ICE COLD A/C, TOW PKG, REAR SUSPENSION AIR BAGS, ECONOMICAL RUNS ON GAS OR PROPANE, VERY CLEAN, EXCELLENT MECHANICAL COND, CANOPY AND NEW WINTER TIRES INCLUDED. $3500. 250-392-5067 EVES, 250-303-2393 DAYS.

Sweet Deal! Like New

4 wheel drive, low kms. Great Price Call 555-555-1515

COST ACCOUNTANT POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Mine Accountant, the Cost Accountant is responsible for a variety of accounting functions including reconciling balance sheet, income statement, general ledger and preparation of month end reports, accounts payable, general ledger, statutory reporting, cost reporting and departmental budget preparation. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: • Prepares monthly cost reports • Provides analysis of cost trends and variances to stakeholders • Maintains Capex roll and reconciliation and internal control process and documentation • Assists with preparation of annual budgets and subsequent forecast updates • Issues cost reports for each department • Assists with completion of government surveys and with preparation of monthly GL reconciliation • Responds to information requests as required and completes and submits internal financial reports • Prepares and posts journal entries to the general ledger and reviews payroll entries QUALIFICATIONS • Accounting designation (CA, CMA, or CGA) supported by 3 years relevant experience – mining experience would be a definite asset. A combination of education, training and experience will be considered • Considerable knowledge of standard office and accounting software and familiarity with information technology products and services • Ability to maintain information confidentiality • Accomplished written, verbal and group presentation skills • Experience with MS Office software and functional keyboard skills • Valid Driver’s Licence

Cars, Trucks, Vans, SUVs, Motorcycles, Recreation Vehicles, Boats, 4 Wheelers, Snowmobiles, etc.

• 2 times a week for 4 weeks. • Once a week for 4 weeks.

We thank all candidates who express interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Your application to this posting is deemed to be consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Gibraltar Mines respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information and we will retain this information for a period of six months.

after 4 p.m.

5995

$

REDUCE REUSE RECYCLE

Joining our Gibraltar Mine team makes you part of Canada’s proud mining heritage. The Gibraltar coppermolybdenum mine is a cornerstone of the regional economy and an example of great Canadian mining in action. Located in the heart of BC’s stunning Cariboo region, Gibraltar is approximately 60 km north of Williams Lake. It is the second largest open pit copper mine in Canada.

COMPENSATION Gibraltar offers an excellent benefit package which includes competitive salary, a Registered Retirement Savings Plan and relocation assistance to Williams Lake. Qualified applicants, eligible to work in Canada, are invited to explore this opportunity by submitting a cover letter and detailed resume outlining your qualifications and experience. Please visit us at www.tasekomines.com under the careers section to electronically submit your application or to learn more about our New Prosperity, Aley and Harmony projects.

1 column x 2” ad 1996 Terry Travel Trailer 29 1/2 ft., living room slide out, queen-size bed, microwave, full bathroom, livingroom slide-out, sleeps six. Hardly used. $11,000. (250)392-5779

At Taseko Mines, we’re proud to call British Columbia our home. We are looking for enthusiastic employees who share our vision for long-term, responsible growth in this province.

We currently have a full time opportunity for an:

Trucks & Vans

Sell your vehicle in 4 Papers One Price

GIBRALTAR MINE: ROCK-SOLID CAREER GROWTH

A sustainable mining operation with a 27 year mine life, Gibraltar is undergoing a significant multi-phase expansion taking our daily milling throughput to 85,000 tons per day and we’re looking for talented candidates to help us facilitate this. That’s where you come in…

1998 Ford Econoline Van 150 runs good. $900. & a GMC Transport van runs good. $900. 250-398-7886

Off Road Vehicles

Cars - Domestic

Drive a little Save a lot

2008 Dutchman Sport 27B Sleeps 7-9, walk around queen bed, bunks, great shape. $9800. (250)296-4429

Giant Auto Auction. Need a vehicle? Buy direct and save thousands on your next vehicle purchase, over 150 cars, trucks, suv’s, 4x4’s and vans. Selling on behalf of bankruptcies, repo’s, leasebacks and police recoveries. Don’t miss the huge savings. Sat, Aug 24th @ 11:00 am. Call Auction World 250-765-5282 Kelowna, BC.

Seats eight. Fully loaded. Bush bumper and extra lights. 238,857kms. Automatic.

Townhouses

3 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE

Career Opportunities

Drive a little Save a lot

Roommate needed to share small 3bdrm house. $450/mo incl util. $150 S/D (778)4120040 Tue & Wed before 6pm and Mon, Thurs & Fri after 6pm Shared accommodation in mobile home park, quiet location. Suitable for students. Call (250)819-3022 leave msg.

Career Opportunities

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