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Son who killed dad gets at least 12 years By Tim Petruk STAFF REPORTER
A Kamloops man who killed his father last year after being denied $20 will spend at least 12 years in jail before becoming eligible for parole. Jaipreet Singh Toor was sentenced in B.C. Supreme Court on Wednesday, Oct. 2, after pleading guilty last month to second-degree murder. On March 20, 2012, the 46-yearold stabbed his father, Harsewak Singh Toor, 31 times in the chest during an argument over $20 at the family’s Brocklehurst home. Court heard the younger Toor had borrowed $10 from his 79-year-old father earlier in the day — money he spent on two cans of beer at a North Shore liquor store. He then returned to his father, asking for another $20. When his father said no, the younger Toor went to another room in the house and grabbed a knife before once again confronting his father. The elder Toor again refused his son’s demand, at which point he was stabbed numerous times. The struggle spilled out into the family’s front yard, where Jaipreet Toor
eventually left his father’s dead body with a knife sticking out of his chest. Toor then called 911 and confessed first to dispatchers and then to police that he killed his father. A second-degree murder conviction in Canada carries with it a mandatory life sentence, but it is up to the judge to decide how long the offender must wait before becoming eligible for parole. The Crown had been seeking a term of 12 to 14 years, while Toor asked for the 10-year minimum. B.C. Supreme Court Justice Sheri Donegan said she was motivated to hand down a term longer than the minimum because of the nature of the offence. “Mr. Toor viciously attacked his elderly father,” she said. “Pent-up frustration erupted in an explosion of violence.” Donegan also noted Toor was still on probation at the time of the murder for an assault on his father in 2011. Prior to the killing, Toor had a brief criminal record, including the assault conviction and a few alcohol-related incidents. He was also convicted of assault last month after an incident involving a corrections officer at Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre.
Will you Run for the Cure on Sunday? The annual CIBC Run for the Cure in Kamloops will take place this weekend. The run will be held on Sunday, Oct. 6, starting at the Rotary Bandshell in Riverside Park. Opening ceremonies are at 10 a.m. The first run in Kamloops was in 1997 and, since then, it has
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stays in the region to be used in prevention, early detection, research, treatment and support. • To register, volunteer or donate, go online to runforthecure. com. For more information on the Kamloops run, email run director Starr Webb at swebb@ cbcfrun.org.
ON BOARD WITH HEROES Lance Cpl. Gary Wilson of Australia was among those riding the Rocky Mountaineer’s Life Changing Train for Heroes, which pulled into Kamloops on Tuesday, Oct. 1. The Train for Heroes honours those who have made a significant impact on the lives of others. This year’s journey saw the Rocky Mountaineer partner with organizations that support wounded soldiers and veterans. On board were five soldiers or veterans and their families, including Wilson, who was seriously injured in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan in 2010. The crash killed three of Wilson’s fellow soldiers and left him in a coma for almost three months. Wilson had to again learn to walk, eat, talk and use the left side of his body. In April 2011, Wilson married his fiancee, Renee. He is now being supported by the Soldier On organization. For more information on the Train for Heroes, go online to rockymountaineer.com/heroes. To see more photos, go online to kamloopsthisweek.com. Allen Douglas/KTW
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Hot response to FIRE sale Evie Gagnon (left) and Andrea Miskimmin ring through purchases at the cashier till on Tuesday, Oct. 1, while regular shopper Jean Maslin (below) knows she’s supporting a great cause during this week’s fire sale at the New Life Mission’s Thrift City on Seymour Street. Dave Eagles/KTW
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EAN MASLIN KNOWS A DEAL when she sees it. She knows a bit of lemon oil will spruce up the kitchen table she bought. And she knows a healthy dose of baking soda in her washing machine will get rid of the slight smoky smell in the clothes she has in her red, plastic shopping bin. Maslin, a retired nurse, made her way downtown to Thrift City early on Tuesday, Oct. 1, wanting to take advantage of a full stock of bargains as the store started its three-day fire sale. It’s a real fire sale — the New Life Mission, which operates the Seymour Street store, needs to clear out inventory so workers can get in and start repairs made necessary after a fire broke out at the rear of the building on Sept. 23.
Karen Hayes and Denise Harvey were also at the store shortly after its 9:30 a.m. opening. Hayes had hoped to find a pair of boots she saw days before — and take advantage of the sale price of 50 cents for all clothing items. The boots weren’t there, but Hayes was delighted to find a pair of Sorels in good shape and added them to her ever-growing collection. Harvey said she peruses and buys from the store’s book section often, but was also checking out the racks of clothing and filling up her shopping basket. Hayes has a connection with the mission that goes beyond the store. As a videographer, she creates videos for the mission’s annual Back to Black fundraiser and did a series promoting the work of the agency that was used in a campaign directed at local churches. “I just love what the mission does and
just couldn’t believe it,” she said. “First there was the House of Ruth, then a fire and then somebody breaks the front window? “Somebody’s got it out for the mission.” To try to shore up its finances, the mission closed the House of Ruth, its residential long-term treatment facility, earlier this year. And, just a day after the fire, someone broke the store’s front window. Kamloops RCMP are continuing their investigations. Kamloops Fire Rescue investigators have deemed the fire suspicious and referred their findings to police. No suspect has been identified in the vandalism other than a description the perpetrator was male. The fire sale concludes today (Thursday, Oct. 3) at Thrift City, 342 Seymour St.
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Making Kamloops Shine The City of Kamloops’ mission statement is 'Making Kamloops Shine'. It's what our staff do every day, it's what we plan for tomorrow, it's knowing that each and every service we deliver has a positive impact on our community. Our senior managers support this initiative by sharing stories of their staff who make a difference and make our city a better place to live and prosper, and recognize them with a Making Kamloops Shine Award. Proud recipients of the Making Kamloops Shine Award in September were: Erin Clark, Maren Luciani, Kevin Beeton, Patti LeDuke, Devis Luison, Clint Anderson, Julien Peron and Val Lyons. This fall’s recipients demonstrated extraordinary acts of service, ranging from compassion and kindness, to selfless act of heroism, to outstanding community spirit. Two staff members risked their own lives to rescue a man drowning in the Thompson River. Another staff member has been nicknamed the “Parking Angel” for her acts of kindness towards a resident in need. Another employee has demonstrated outstanding community support through his volunteer efforts. These are just a few of the stories of the City of Kamloops staff that contribute to Making Kamloops Shine. The City of Kamloops recognizes all its employees for the hard work they put into making our community a great place to live and play.
Patti LeDuke receives her Making Kamloops Shine Award.
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Kamloops Heritage Commission Oct 9, 5:30 pm Kamloops Museum & Archives Arts Commission Oct 21, 4:45 pm Second Floor, City Hall Board Room Regular Council Meeting Oct 22, 1:30 pm Public Hearing Oct 22, 7 pm Social Planning Committee Oct 23, 5 pm DES Board Room Coordinated Enforcement Task Force Oct 28, 10 am City Hall Board Room Police Committee Oct 28, 11:15 am City Hall Board Room Regular Council Meeting Nov 5, 1:30 pm Regular City Council meetings are broadcast on Shaw Cable as follows: Thurs and Sat at 11am and Sun at 7pm. Council meetings can also be viewed online at: kamloops.ca/webcast. Meeting schedule is available at kamloops.ca/council
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Oct 24: 6 - 7:30 pm at Barnhartvale Community Hall The Open Houses are drop-in events. Light refreshments will be served. All documents are also at: www.kamloops.ca/aap
Access to local businesses will be maintained throughout construction. Motorists can expect delays and are advised to plan accordingly. When driving in the area, use caution, note any temporary detours and obey all traffic control persons.
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Charges pending after weapons call Charges are pending against a 40-year-old man after Kamloops Mounties were called to a home on Shuswap Road on Tuesday, Oct. 1, to investigate a weaponsrelated complaint. Cpl. Cheryl Bush said officers from the rural and city RCMP detachments were sent to home on the Tk’emlups Indian Band at about 1 p.m. after being told a man armed with a weapon had forced another man into the home. Bush said a witness told police the suspect was holding a knife and a club as he forced the victim inside the home. Officers responded and arrested a 40-yearold man without incident. A 58-year-old man was tended to by paramedics for minor injuries, but did not go to hospital. Bush said the men know each other, with the incident taking place
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at the home of the man who was arrested. The investigation is ongoing and police are recommending charges of unlawful confinement, uttering threats and assault with a weapon. ■ Police are looking for an older-model red and silver pickup truck suspected of being involved in a theft at Sun Peaks. Kamloops Rural RCMP said the theft was
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truck had been at the residence at about 7:10 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29, and witnesses saw a large cardboard box in the bed of the truck. Two males wearing black hoodies were putting something into the truck box at the time. ■ Kamloops RCMP are looking for the owners of property recovered. The items include a telescope, a trophy and printed materials, among other unique historical artifacts. The items do not match any police records of lost or stolen items. Anyone with information is asked to call the RCMP’s main detachment at 250-8283000.
reported on Monday, Sept. 30, at a unit at 5040 Valley Dr., when a contractor arrived in the morning to discover three television sets — two 60-inchers and one 40-incher still in their shipping boxes — left in the house for installation were gone. There were no signs of forced entry and access is gained through a pass code. Police were told the
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Jacquie Brand has already learned something from the upcoming Power of Being A Girl conference — what she thinks is cool isn’t really cool to a lot of teens. That’s one of the reasons the Oct. 16 conference has been created — from workshops to keynotes to even what they’ll have for lunch — by the demographic it targets, girls between the ages of 12 and 14. Brand, program co-ordinator at the Kamloops YMCAYWCA Women’s Shelter, said focus groups were convened last spring. Teens got together to discuss the focus of the annual conference — to help give them building blocks to help them transition into
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Seven laid off at Kamloops Daily News Seven staff at the Kamloops Daily News, including two advertisement designers and five who work in a department that prepares advertisements for clients, have received layoff notices. The move follows an announcement by parent company Glacier Media that it will be contracting out its ad-production departments in several newspapers in the Lower Mainland, effective Dec. 13, sending the work to be done in the Philippines and India by Affinity Express, which is based in Chicago. Daily News publisher Tim Shoults was unavailable for comment, but
Rob Munro, staff representative for Unifor Local 2000 (formerly the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union) said he learned the Daily News layoffs are effective Jan. 10. Munro said the composition department is not unionized and, with only two union members affected, he suspects Shoults did not advise him of the decision because labour legislation only requires notice of a large layoff if it affects a substantial number of staff. Munro said a similar layoff is occurring at Glacier’s newspaper in Prince George. “And I had to tell the publisher because she hadn’t heard about it,” he said. A clause in the Daily News contract does not allow layoff of full-time staff and the union was told the two graphic artists will be reassigned.
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S I WRITE THIS, MY co-workers here at Kamloops This Week are coping with a reality that, for some of the younger ones, is incomprehensible. We have no Internet. We have lights and heat and all those things that indicate the power is working just fine, but we also have browsers that, when opened on our computers, simply tell us it does not compute. There was a time when this would not be a problem for our newspaper — and it wasn’t that long ago. I remember the day when, for whatever reason, the flats on which the actual hard copy of our stories and ads, after being run through a gluing machine so the pieces of paper would stick to those flats, weren’t ready on time. That meant we would miss the Greyhound bus we relied on back then to get all those flats to the printing press in Vernon. Our intrepid production manager, a human dynamo who would not let anything stop the newspaper from hitting your doorsteps, hopped into her car with the box of flats and drove them herself. Unfortunately, she has retired — although our office manager has been on the phone to her several times today trying to figure out a solution, while the rest of us watch various techies from our service provider and computer companies in the city come in to try to get us back online. It’s been stressful, particularly for that younger segment of our workforce who really can’t remember life without
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LEVEL email, search engines and a worldwide web of information readily available. Need to do some research? Pull out the back issues. No email? Try using the phone, folks. The old ways still work, for the most part — we’ve just become too dependent on all those bits and bytes doing the work for us, even if that simple search led to 36,778,942 hits. I find myself giggling now and then as I listen to an exasperated “still?” as another co-worker comes back into the office, expecting everything to be working again. It could be worse — and this is where I pull out my “I walked 10 miles in my stocking feet in the depths of winter over 10-foot-high snowdrifts” side, so feel free to stop reading now. Back in the winter of 1977, while working for the paper in my hometown of London, Ont., a blizzard hit. And I mean hit. It shut the city down — with winds up to 110 km/h, cars stranded on highways and snow that, at my house, at least, drifted up and over the roof. Our paper had multiple deadlines daily because we covered a 10-county
area, most of them getting a version of the paper geared toward them. In reality, that meant remaking the city and Western Ontario pages several times a day. The blizzard knocked out the power, so we were working by flashlights, meeting every deadline because we didn’t know when the presses in the basement would power back on. We used walkie-talkies to communicate with reporters who were out in the city — one of them using crosscountry skis to get around. Our switchboard still worked but, without electricity, the red lights indicating which line was ringing didn’t show, so it meant pushing button after button after button and hoping you got to the right light before the caller hung up — or you disconnected someone already on the phone. Our publisher put us up in a nearby hotel and warned the nearest hotels we’d be heading there for meals — and to send all the bills to him. He also had food brought in, mainly sandwiches because, of course, nobody had power. Four days later, the power came back on and the paper was ready to hit the presses. We’re doing pretty much the same thing right now, writing our stories and getting them edited, sending them through production, where the staff will do all their functions and load it all onto a thumbdrive to upload on someone’s home computer and get it all to the press — and you can bet that’s a shorter drive than heading to Vernon. firstname.lastname@example.org
Delegates at last month’s Union of B.C. Municipalities convention called for extending terms of office for mayors and councillors from three years to four. Bring it on. Anyone who has regularly watched municipal politicians in action or has served on such a board knows the avalanche of information the newest members must absorb. On top of learning the history of past decisions and choices to create the proper context for making good decisions, rookies must try to memorize the process and learn how best to work within those confines to be the most effective. In our estimation, it takes between one and two years minimum for an elected official to reasonably understand how to do the job. Therefore, this leaves about one year of a three-year term where they are sufficiently proficient to best represent the people who put them into office. Extending a term by another year will give residents better bang for their tax buck by reducing election costs. The proposal passed with a 60 per cent approval rate, with one rural delegate stating the idea came from “professional politicians” in the Lower Mainland, where pay is higher. While that may be true, it doesn’t change the fact this is an idea whose time may have come and it should be pushed forward as soon as possible. It’s not as though there isn’t precedent for this in Canada. If such a plan is enacted, B.C. would fall in step with every other province. Overall, we would be better served by having longer terms, both in terms of effectiveness of politicians and money saved by having fewer elections.
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Act favours mines over residents
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Re: Letter: Pro-life banner: What someone chooses is critical: “Wow, Thank you, Colin Madland, for your letter. “Thank you, KTW editor, for printing this. “Thank God for allowing this conversation.” — posted by Peter Plug
Re: Story: Two men stabbed on Campbell Avenue: “I know for a fact this had nothing to do with drinking by victims or suspects. “I know the victim who had life-threatening injury, but police are not sure of the full story. “I don’t know the full story, either, but I know enough to know none of the people were drinking. “If it was a random stabbing, that is scary! I would not want to be living in that area. “People who live in that area and know of anything should come forward with any leads. “It could be your kid, friend or family member next.” — posted by Ryan Jeck
BISSETT BLITZES KAMLOOPS Author Bill Bissett presented a reading from his recent work to an appreciative audience last week at Chapters Indigo bookstore in Aberdeen. The Canadian author also hosted a reading at Thompson Rivers University. Dave Eagles/KTW
Health-care system not worst Editor: Re: Denise Powers’ letter of Sept. 26, in which she criticizes post-operative care at Royal Inland Hospital (‘Welcome to Canada’s no-care health system’): My husband is 79 years old. On Sept. 13, he had knee-replacement surgery at RIH. Before he went into the hospital, he was called to attend a pre-surgical screening clinic. My husband was instructed on what he needed to do to prepare for surgery. He was given many handouts as to what to expect before and after surgery. He was asked about home care, who was there to help and ease of entering our vehicle, our home and
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our bathroom. Information was given if we needed anything from the Red Cross. As for post-operative care, I can not say enough good things about the nurses and staff on 6 North of the hospital, where he was sent after the operation. They could not have done anything more to make his stay comfortable. Though they were busy, they were always caring and pleasant. We may not have the best healthcare system in the world, but we are certainly far from the worst. Thank you. Marjorie Taylor Kamloops
Editor: On Sunday, Sept. 29, I attended a free lecture by Dr. Rob Hood and Dr. John Hull regarding the tourism industry in the Thompson-Okanagan region. They presented data from a variety of reliable sources showing the significant financial contribution tourism makes to our local economy and quality of life. They identified how the natural beauty of the Kamloops area is a deciding factor for many international students who have chosen to study at TRU. Clearly, tourism is not a minor industry and its benefits are shared throughout our community. They presented a convincing argument that having a large open-pit mine on the edge of town would have a serious impact on our tourism industry and they presented a case example of how having a mine 10 kilometres from a community significantly reduced that community’s tourism revenue. Overall, I was impressed by their attention to detail and their inclusion of verifiable facts (in dollars and cents) about this topic. The presenters made no secret of their enthusiasm for the tourism industry. Unfortunately, they may have conveyed that Kamloops citizens have some power to choose tourism over an open-pit mine. In fact, we do not. The Mineral Tenure Act gives preferential treatment to the mining sector at the expense of other development opportunities, including tourism and agriculture. The Union of B.C. Municipalities recently passed a resolution calling on the provincial government to modernize the act, though Victoria is under no obligation to do so. Our local MLAs have been alarmingly silent about the proposed Ajax mine and they have not added their voices to calls for modernization of the Mineral Tenure Act. I understand their interest in maintaining neutrality about the project and their insistence on waiting for the outcome of the environmental assessment. However, remaining neutral need not prevent them from acknowledging the seriousness of many residents’ concerns. Waiting for the facts about the proposed Ajax mine need not prevent Todd Stone nor Terry Lake from taking a stand in the legislature about our collective right to influence what happens in our community. Opportunities to learn about the predicted benefits and potential costs of having an open-pit copper and gold mine on the edge of Kamloops are (and will continue to be) available. The debate between those in favour and those opposed will continue. Sadly, none of that really matters if the provincial government favours the ambitions of mining companies over the needs and aspirations of its citizens. Andrew Bezooyen Kamloops
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Streetheart to help with crisis calls in Pinantan By Dale Bass STAFF REPORTER email@example.com
When there’s an accident, a crisis, a need for a first responder, the volunteers who make up the Pinantan and East
Paul Lake volunteer fire department are there, Sometimes, particularly with medical responders, it means dealing with the crisis “out of the back of our cars,” said Sarah Franklin.
A fire truck was donated, but there isn’t enough money to pay for its insurance to run it, she added. So, being the kind of person who sees a problem and steps up to help fix it, Franklin has organized a couple of fundraising events on Sunday, Oct. 12, that she’s hoping will not only draw from her community, but also appeal to the rest of the area.
It starts with a family fun day, that will run from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Pinantan elementary. Entrance is free and tickets can be bought in bundles valued from $10 to $50 each to take part in various stations, which include bouncy castles, face painting and hourly shows by Uncle Chris the Clown. Later in the day, the event will get musical. Still using the school
as a central venue, a 19-plus event featuring four bands takes over, with headliner Kenny Shields and Streetheart. Opening for him are 40 Foot Echo from Vancouver and Bongos 12 and the Henry Small Band from Kamloops. Franklin said free camping will be provided at nearby Paul Lake Provincial Park — with proof of attendance at the evening event — and a
park-and-ride program is being developed. Once the expenses are paid, the money will go to help improve the circumstances under which the 28 volunteer firefighters and 10 who provide other emergency services are now working. The goal is to build a hall on land that has been provided through a donation and the ThompsonNicola Regional District. Franklin, herself one
of those first-responders, is hoping to see 750 people buy tickets for the fun day and dance. Tickets are available through ticketmaster.ca or ticketweb.ca for $40 plus applicable taxes and service charges. They can be found by searching out Streetheart events. Tickets can also be had for $45 at the Pinantan general store or by calling 250-573-3303.
Meet Our New Environmental Leadership Nicola Banton understands the complexities – and vital purpose – of B.C.’s environmental assessment process. The Ajax Project’s new Environmental Assessment Permitting Manager, Nicola brings 12 years of experience working with Canadian environmental regulations to the Kamloops team. Nicola has degrees in environmental chemistry and mineral engineering from Queen’s University in Ontario. She is also a Professional Engineer. Nicola has worked in environmental assessment at the project development stage as well as environmental management at operating mines.
Kate Parsons (left) and Nicola Banton Kate Parsons, the Ajax Project’s new Environmental Manager, has earned a reputation for responsible decision making in Canada’s resource sectors. She’s worked closely with both industry and government to protect both sensitive environments and the timely progress of energy and mining projects. Kate is a Professional Engineer with 14 years of experience in mining. A graduate from the
University of Saskatchewan’s geological engineering program, Kate has worked at big projects across western Canada. She also worked with the Alberta government as a tailings and geotechnical engineer overseeing oil sands development. “I’m excited to help advance the Ajax project in a e ma mann nner er,,” ssays ayys Ka Kate te.. balanced, responsible manner, Kate.
“I’m very excited to be in Kamloops. I am looking forward to being closer to family and getting involved in community sports and activities,” she says.
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Canada Post is making more changes to its Kamloops services and city council is, as usual, less than thrilled. In a letter to council, Canada Post spokesman Tom Creech said the Crown corporation is about to switch up operations at its Seymour Street post office. While the letter didn’t state exactly what changes are coming, an attached photo showed a model post office with a single window for service and most products behind the counter. Creech said staffing levels at the post office “may change,” but did not elaborate on how. “With declining mail volumes and revenues, Canada Post must make smart decisions in order to maintain postal service while remaining financially self-sufficient,” he wrote. Mayor Peter Milobar said the change doesn’t do anything to solve Canada Post’s problems. “Every time I’ve been in that post office, I’ve waited in line for a few minutes, usually with a few people in front of me, usually with two clerks working,” he said. “In terms of driving people away, I think Canada Post is going to shoot themselves in the foot by making the lines longer.” Milobar believes there are better ways to save costs in Kamloops, such as doing away with separate boxes for in-town mail — which became irrelevant when Canada Post decided to ship all mail from the city to Vancouver for sorting. “I question these broad, nationwide impacts instead of looking at each location on a case-by-case basis and how busy it is,” Milobar said. Council decided to write another unhappy letter to Canada Post
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For downtown parking meters, it’s off with their heads. The city’s coinoperated meters are scheduled to get the chop in the coming weeks, when pay kiosks arrive downtown. Community safety manager Jon Wilson said the new pay stations — which will track parked cars via licence-plate number — should be installed at the end of October and be operational by the week of Nov. 4. City council took one of the final steps in the switchover process on Tuesday, Oct. 1, taking to third reading
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out various new decals, street signs and a new website — kampark.ca — along with the pay stations. The city is also looking at offering Kam Park-branded key-ring fobs and wallet cards for people to write their plate numbers on, lest they forget them on the walk down the block to the pay station. In addition to accepting coins, the new machines will take credit cards. And, unlike the meters, they will issue receipts businesses can collect if they want to validate a customer’s parking. “There is the potential to basically come downtown and park for free,” Wilson said.
a bylaw to hike meter rates and parking fines and allow three hours of parking downtown. When the new stations go live, the cost of parking will double — to $1 an hour from 50 cents for 60 minutes. Built into the new rate structure are two more meter hikes. In 2015, an hour of parking will cost $1.25. In 2018, it will rise to $1.50. While the meter heads are being removed, the metal poles will remain, as will painted lines marking individual parking spaces. In an effort to make sure no one forgets to pay for parking under the new system, Wilson said the city will roll
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Breast cancer survival odds are increasing Research has led to identification of four subtypes of the disease By Dale Bass STAFF REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
An estimated 3,000 women in B.C. this year will hear those words no one wants to hear — “You have breast cancer.” They will be part of a national group of women that will total an estimated 23,800 who will listen to that diagnosis this year. Their odds of survival, however, have improved dramatically since 1986, when the mortality rate in the country from the disease hit its peak, said Elaine Webb, senior director of health promotion and communications with the B.C. and Yukon branch of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Dr. Sam Aparicio has played a large part
in that statistic. The doctor who works with both the B.C. Cancer Agency and the University of British Columbia — where he holds an endowed chair for molecular-oncology research — changed the way breast cancer is viewed when he and his team identified 10 subtypes. Originally, Webb said, breast cancer was seen as just one disease. Research led to it being identified as involving four subtypes of the disease and now, with Aparicio’s discovery, further mapping of the genes that can cause breast cancer also bodes well for better treatment of it, she said. Webb estimated the study that led to the discovery last year cost about $5 million and
took several years of investigation. Not all the funding came from the foundation, but from a variety of sources coming together to help the Aparicio team to run a bit further in search of a cure. His team also involved research partners, including the Manitoba Institute of Cell Biology and the Cambridge Research Institute in England. It’s not the first time Aparicio has added to
BOSSERT 1923 ~ 2013
On September 30, 2013, Mr. Herbert “Herb” Bossert of Kamloops passed away peacefully at the age of 90 years. He was born April 27, 1923 in Hoffnungstal, Romania.
Malcom Laurie Garby of Kamloops passed away on September 28, 2013 at 45 years of age. Survived by his parents Roy and Carol Garby, sister Teresa Grass and nieces Alieta and Kyra Grass. Malcom made the best of a difﬁcult situation after his motorcycle accident 25 years ago. His passion was ﬂying model aircraft and talking to anyone he met. He will be missed by his many friends. Special thanks to all the staff at Royal Inland Hospital and Interior Health Services, who cared so well for him. A memorial service will take place at 1:30 pm on Sunday, October 6 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 270 Leigh Road, Kamloops, BC.
Herb is survived by his spouse Betty, his three sons Howard, Ted and David and his daughter Benita; his four step children Gillian, John, Anne and Geoffrey; ten grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his Àrst wife Barbara and step son Peter. A Celebration of Herb’s life will be held on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in Saint Andrews Lutheran Church, 815 Renfrew Avenue, with Pastor Dave Schumacher ofÀciating. Should friends desire, donations to the Kamloops Alzheimer Society, Box 277, Kamloops, BC V2C 5K6 in memory of Herb would be appreciated. Schoenings Funeral Service 250-374-1454 www.schoeningfuneralservice.com
the wealth of research being done on breast cancer. In 2009, his team showed how genome sequencing can be used to track how breast cancers evolve. More-targeted treatments mean potentially better results, Webb said, and are what have made the outlook for someone diagnosed with breast cancer brighter. Since the mortality peak in 1986, the rate has dropped by 42 per cent, Webb said, something
that can be attributed to several factors, including regular mammograms, healthier eating and better treatments. In its 2009 report 2020: The Future Without Breast Cancer, the foundation quoted Dr. Simon Sutcliffe, then-president of the B.C. Cancer Agency, saying to meet the goal identified in the report, “we need knowledge from research that can help us identify who has micro-metastatic disease, who will bene-
fit from radiation therapy, who has predictions for recurrence and progression and who has aggressive disease. “The current state of knowledge can only get us so far by 2020.” Money raised in the foundation’s annual Run for the Cure, which takes place in Kamloops on Sunday, Oct. 6, goes to a variety of areas, including research. The B.C./Yukon branch of the foundation does research at a variety of levels, from
MAX JMAIFF April 20th, 1949 ~ September 28th, 2013 Max Jmaiff of Kamloops passed away on September 28th, 2013 at 64 years of age. Max is survived by his loving wife, Kathy Jmaiff, and daughter Lindsay Jmaiff. He is also survived by his brother Larry (Sylvia) Jmaiff, sister-in-law Vera Jmaiff, mother-in-law Margaret Henderson and many nieces, nephews and in-laws. Max is predeceased by his parents, William and Olga Jmaiff and brother Basil Jmaiff. Max was born and raised in Grand Forks, BC. He left at an early age to begin his trucking career, working in various locations throughout the province. There wasn’t a place in BC that Max didn’t run into someone he knew. He met his wife Kathy in Grand Forks and, shortly after, followed her to Kamloops where she was teaching. They were married August 16th, 1975 and recently celebrated their 38th wedding anniversary. Max was a long time Arrow employee. In the early nineties, Max ventured out to begin his own trucking business. With a cell phone permanently attached to his ear, he ran two companies. He was an employer who respected and cared for his employees. Max was an amazing father who said his greatest gift was the birth of his daughter, Lindsay. It was Max’s pleasure to watch his daughter grow into a successful and mature young lady. Max enjoyed golﬁng and socializing with his many great friends at local watering holes. He loved cooking Russian food and spent many enjoyable hours in his garden. Travelling with his family was a highlight, and he especially loved his times in Jamaica. He was a dedicated and hard worker who earned all of his successes in life. Max passed away suddenly on September 28th, after a very brief and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends and all whose lives he touched. A Celebration of Life will take place at 2:00pm on Saturday, October 5th, 2013 in the Kamloops Funeral Home Chapel. The family wishes to extend thanks to Dr. Wiltshire, palliative/hospice care, ﬁrst responders, family friends and business associates and a special thank you to Gloria Keogh for all her love and support. In lieu of ﬂowers, donations in Max’s name may be made to the Kamloops SPCA or Kamloops Food Bank. Arrangements entrusted to Kamloops Funeral Home 250-554-2577 Condolences may be sent to the family from www.kamloopsfuneralhome.com
students to doctors like Dr. Brad Nelson in Victoria, who is looking at vaccines being used to target the breast-cancer genome, and Dr. Paulos Teckle in Vancouver, who is studying the long-term income and employment impact on breastcancer survivors in the province. There are many areas being studied, Webb said, and several specific projects being pursued. One Aparicio has written about, and which the foundation sees as something to work toward, is creating a centre of excellence for research in breast cancer, much like the B.C. Centre of Excellence in HIV/AIDS. “Something like that would be lovely to see,” Webb said.
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Sun Peaks, Rocky Mountaineer nominated By Dale Bass STAFF REPORTER email@example.com
Christopher Nicolson knew the marketing strategy for summer at Sun Peaks worked almost immediately. With a goal to draw people to the resort who might not normally drive up the mountain, the president of Tourism Sun Peaks said he knew from the number of winter bookings that followed two outdoor concerts this past summer the goal had been met. It’s a repeat from what they experienced last year, Nicholson said, after other musical concerts. The campaign is now up for an award from the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) in its marketing campaign of the year category. Other finalists include Lloyd Lake Lodge in Two Hills,
Alta., Tourism Calgary. Tourism Toronto and Tourism Whistler. Another Kamloopsrelated business, Rocky Mountaineer, is a finalist for employer of the year category. Nicolson said his organization wanted to create a reason for people to visit Sun Peaks that went beyond the existing amenities, but that would also complement them. This summer’s two concerts — Burton Cummings and Colin James — included other musical acts that were layered in to highlight the entire community, he said. The perfect experience, Nicolson said, would be someone who booked a hotel room on the day of one of the concerts, had lunch on a patio, maybe played a round of golf or went on a canoe trek through nearby McGillivray Lake, enjoyed the
There’s snow up there! There’s snow up there — way up there — but it’s enough to have started the annual guessing game at Sun Peaks. Christopher Nicolson, head of Tourism Sun Peaks, said there is about a 20-centimetre base started at the top of the mountain. “And there’s some on the northeast side, as well, that we’re betting on,” Nicolson said. “We do this every year. It normally teases us. It comes and goes and comes and goes, but I think it’s here to stay.” A mid-November opening for the upcoming ski season is still expected.
music, went back to their hotel room and booked a winter vacation. “And we know from the bookings that this is what is happening,” he said. The awards will be presented in
early December. TIAC is the only national organization that represents the country’s tourism industry. It has more than 300 members and affiliates representing more than 1.6-million jobs.
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FEEL compelled to comment on the so-called Secular Charter being proposed in Quebec, one that has been garnering headlines. Of course there should not be any problem with the notion of removing religious symbols of any kind from government offices and public buildings. Having crucifixes or Stars of David hanging in courthouses and city halls is inappropriate. We live in a secular society and religionists are free to believe anything they choose, but they should not expect their beliefs to be virtually promoted by employees of our government. Dress codes are quite commonly enforced in workplaces with no complaint, so what seems to be the problem with the notion government employees should not be wearing religious symbols at work? It is hardly an infringement on their freedom any more than telling them that they can’t wear Chanel No. 5, which, in many workplaces and public buildings is prohibited. The rub seems to come when we are discussing the dress requirements of some religions that require women to cover themselves completely or even partially. I am talking about Islam and the longpractised tradition of women being treated much like chattel, with no rights and no freedom to dress as they wish. The hijab and the burqa are the most obvious examples of this. In her article Hijab, The Illusion of Choice, Nudrrat Khawaja points out a few facts from a Muslim woman’s point of view that I found interesting and enlightening. “Muslim states have a consensus that an unveiled or immodestly dressed woman tempts men to perform immoral acts, thus branding her the source of corruption in the society. “Therefore, to save
BILL LIGERTWOOD Rational THOUGHTS the society from adultery and other evils of the flesh, women must be kept hidden, segregated and completely covered in public, so that they are not able to arouse the carnal desires of men.” This is certainly not something I would think we want to promote in Canada. Khawaja goes on to write: “On failure to abide by the order, women have been publicly flogged or stoned to death. “Similar laws exist in Saudi Arabia, where the religious police charge women for not wearing hijab in public. This leaves women with no choice but to comply with the laws of their state. “Every voice raised against the blatant oppression of women has been silenced with equal force in these countries. “The patriarchal laws of these states deem women unfit to exercise the right to choose what to wear or decline
to wear any particular form of clothing. “ Do Canadians really want to adopt this mindset in the name of multiculturalism? I think not. In Canada, women have rights equal to men and, if your religion doesn’t see it that way, too bad. You don’t get an exemption from human rights because of your religious beliefs. It seems obvious to me that we do Muslim women a great service by prohibiting this kind of blatant oppression, not to mention the ageold tradition in some cultures of honour killing and forced marriage. It also seems obvious to me that Muslim women wearing this clothing is not a matter of free choice at all, but quite the opposite. So, do we insist on freedom of religion even if that freedom represents the oppression of women? Or do we insist that women are free to choose what they want to wear, or not, and whom they wish to marry, or not, and on and on it goes? If their religion required they be bound, gagged and handcuffed in public, would we be concerned? Some folks have expressed the concern that if, in fact, the veil and the burqa were banned, these women
would not be allowed out of their homes. Really? As far as I know, that’s called forcible confinement and is against Canadian law. So, really, let’s not get too carried away with defending socalled religious freedom when it is really religious oppression in many cases. The Secular Charter proposed in Quebec may not be the best solution, but requiring a dress code devoid of religious symbols in public while at work in the public service does not violate anyone’s freedom of religion — unless that religion demands its own dress code, and that is what seems oppressive to me. This leaves women with no choice but to comply with the laws of their state. Every voice raised against the blatant oppression of women has been silenced with equal force in these countries. The patriarchal laws of these states deem women unfit to exercise the right to choose what to wear or decline to wear any particular form of clothing. For more on this subject, go online to http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2013/09/10/ comment/columns/ hijab-the-illusion-of-. kcfrt.com www. imaginenoreligion.ca
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Rail service set to resume Canadian National has announced plans to start freight service on 75 per cent of the rail network operated by bankrupt short-line Kelowna Pacific Railway (KPR). CN will resume operations on 97 miles of track running from Campbell Creek, 10 miles east of Kamloops, to Vernon, the Lumby junction and Lumby. CN will discontinue track KPR operated between the Lumby junction and Kelowna because of insufficient freight traffic. “I’m pleased to say that the parties were able to come together to assemble the right business and labour conditions to justify the resumption of rail traffic on the major portion of the KPR as well as a sizeable capital investment required to protect rail service in the region,” said Jim Vena, CN executive vicepresident and chief operating officer.
“We are targeting the resumption of operations as soon as we can ensure the track is brought back to a standard to ensure safe train operations.” This move comes after CN reached trustee, customer and labour agreements that support resumption of operations. KPR, which leased its network from CN in 1999, entered receivership on July 5 and halted operations. CN has reached agreements with the line’s trustee to take it out of the bankruptcy process; Tolko Industries., the main customer on the line; the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference; and TCRCMaintenance of Way Employees Division. The TCRC and TCRC-MWED represent 35 locomotive engineers, conductors and track maintenance workers employed by the insolvent B.C. short-line railway.
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The City of Kamloops’ agriculture-advisory committee and development and engineering services staff are ready to present the draft agriculture area plan for review and comment. Residents are invited to attend one of several open-house events to review strategies and actions proposed in the plan and give feedback before the plan is presented to city council. Open-house dates are as follows: • Tonight (Thursday, Oct. 3) — Bert Edwards science and technology school gym, 711 Windsor Dr., North Kamloops, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. • Monday, Oct. 21 — Tournament Capital Ranch plaza area, 5375 Yellowhead Hwy., Rayleigh, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. • Wednesday, Oct. 23 — Interior Savings Centre Parkside Lounge, 300 Lorne St., downtown, noon to 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. • Thursday, Oct. 24 — Barnhartvale Community Hall, 7390 Barnhartvale Rd., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Open houses are drop-in events at which light refreshments will be served. For those not able to attend an open house, all documents available at the events will also be posted online at www.kamloops.ca/environment/land-publicparticipation.shtml. For more information on the agriculture area plan or to provide feedback in lieu of attending an open house, call 250-828-3568 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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TOURNAMENT WITH A CAUSE With the inaugural Spike Pink Volleyball Challenge just around the corner, athletes from South Kamloops, Westsyde, Sa-Hali and Valleyview secondaries gathered for a press conference at Sa-Hali on Tuesday, Oct. 1. Clockwise, from left, are Erin Flanagan, Mieke DuMont, Jessica Venerao, Hannah McDonald, Brenna Worsfold, Keenan Degen, Ashley Evin, Alexa Kouroupis and Emily Bogstie. The goals of the event are to raise awareness of breast cancer and to showcase the local girls’ volleyball talent. Round-robin play runs from 1:30 p.m. to about 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4. The junior and senior bronze-medal matches will be held at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., respectively, on Saturday, Oct. 5, with the junior final set for 1 p.m. and the senior championship tilt to follow at 3 p.m. All games will be played at Sa-Hali. Dave Eagles/KTW
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ECKY WEBB speaks about breast cancer with a calming nonchalance, as if her brush with the deadly disease were akin to a cough that wouldn’t go away. Perhaps it’s that attitude that helps her through tough times, many of which are still around the corner. “They detected it in 2010 when I was 29 and getting an ultra-sound for my son,” said Becky, who, along with her family, will take part in a ceremonial puck-drop
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when the Kamloops Blazers play the Prince George Cougars at Interior Savings Centre on Saturday, Oct. 5 — Safeway Breast Cancer Night. “Sure enough, it was into surgery and into chemo. I had Luke and he came out with more hair than I did, the little bugger.” Luke, now two, has a rare heart condition, not a by-product of Becky’s cancer or chemotherapy treatment, she said. The multiple surgeries in the little guy’s future are just another series of hurdles the family plans on jumping over.
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Raiders ramp up for Rayleigh showdowns The Kamloops Rugby Club Raiders are hosting three B.C. Rugby Union games on Saturday, Oct. 5. Richmond will scrum down with Kamloops in a pair of men’s matches, with the second-division tilt getting underway at 1 p.m. and the first-division matchup to follow at 2:30 p.m. In women’s play, the Raiders are hosting the Bayside Sharks of South Surrey, with game time set for 11:30 a.m.
Storm in Kamloops There is Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action on tap this weekend in the River City. The Kamloops Storm are hosting a pair of games, with Creston Valley in town on Friday, Oct. 4, and Revelstoke arriving on Saturday, Oct. 5. Game time both nights is 7 p.m. at McArthur Island Sport and Event Centre. The Storm, at 6-10, sit atop the league’s standings.
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Cathy McLeod, M.P. Brandon Kicia, seen here fighting to break a tackle, and the Kamloops Rugby Club Raiders are hosting three B.C. Rugby Union tilts this weekend at the Tournament Capital Ranch in Rayleigh. Richmond and Bayside of South Surrey will be in town. Allen Douglas/KTW
WolfPack weekend University sports fans in Kamloops will have plenty to feast their eyes on this weekend. There are Thompson Rivers University WolfPack soccer, hockey and volleyball squads in action on home turf. For the last three weeks, the WolfPack’s soccer squads have been on gruelling road trips, but they return to Hillside Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 5, to play the UBC Okanagan Heat
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The Trinity Western University (TWU) Spartans of Langley are in town. Game time is 8:30 p.m. Meanwhile, the WolfPack men’s volleyball team is hosting a pair of exhibition tilts against TWU — tonight (Oct. 3) at 7 p.m. and on Friday at 6 p.m. Both matches will be held at the TCC.
Interior Grasslands Cycling is hosting the Race to the Sun on Sunday, Oct. 6. The race gets underway at 10 a.m. at Heffley Creek Hall and takes riders up Tod Mountain Road to the finish line at Sun Peaks Resort. It costs $20 to enter the race. There will be a sign-in area at the hall, where parking will also be available The event is open to all cyclists.
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Vliegentharts embark on new adapted-sports venture The Kamloops Adapted Sports Association (KASA) is officially launching with an evening of action at the Tournament Capital Centre on Saturday, Oct. 5. Seven adapted sports — including KASA’s three offerings, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair tennis and handcycling — will be played and the host organization will be joined by representatives from BC Wheelchair Sports, BC Wheelchair Basketball and Adapted Sports Sun Peaks.
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Started by Jessica and Jon Vliegenthart, KASA is a new multi-sport club, created with the goal of providing adapted-sport opportunities in an integrated setting for everyone — people with disabilities, their friends and families or anyone interested in adapted sport. Jessica represented Canada in wheelchair basketball at the 2012
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The under-12 Kamloops Rattlers split a pair of field-lacrosse games played in the Tournament Capital on Sunday, Sept. 29. Kamloops thumped the North Okanagan Legends 13-4 before losing 9-5 to Kelowna. Recording points for the home team on Sunday were Logan Morris (2G), Jax Anderson (2G), Connor Barrett (2G), Caleb Campbell (1G, 3A), Nolan Virgo (1G, 2A), Maxem Adam (1G), CJ Ferguson (1G), Wyatt Jensen (2G), Trey Dergousoff (3G), Gord Ware (1G), Cooper Kenzie (1A), Logan Morris (1G, 1A) and Millan Webster (1G). Kade DeaconBorden was between the pipes for the Rattlers.
The North Kamloops Lions opened their bantam tier 3 Okanagan Mainline Amateur Hockey Association season with a 7-2 win over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks on Sunday, Sept. 29. Recording points for the Lions were Keenan Gannon (1G), Tyson Gayfer (2G, 1A), Seiji Brown (1G, 1A), Jayden Davidson (1G), Brendan Roche (1G) and Trevis John (2A). Ethan Langenegger backstopped North Kamloops.
The Thompson Hotel tier 4 Kamloops Minor Hockey Association squad fell 9-2 to Merritt’s tier 3 team in exhibition play. Preston GuerraIbbettson scored both of the Kamloops team’s goals in support of netminder Kaleb Virgo.
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wealthy socialite lies dead in an art gallery, and the only person who can get to the bottom of her murder . . . doesn’t really want to. Thompson Rivers University’s Actors Workshop Theatre channels film noir in George F. Walker’s Gossip, its first production of the 2013-2014 season. Tyrone Power (played by Brooke
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When his boss insists he try his hand at murder investigation in an effort to make his column more cheerful, Powers doesn’t exactly jump at the chance. Nonetheless, the investigation kicks up a storm of intrigue, with Powers caught unhappily in the middle. While Gossip offers the usual film noir conventions, Jessica Buchanan, who plays Powers’ ditzy gal-pal Margaret, said the play pushes the genre to its limits, giving the show an almost Monty Python feel at times. “A lot of film noir, it’s kind of cheesy, the stuff they do,” she said. “So, some of the actions some of the actors do are quite awk-
ward and silly so it’s a bit of a farce too.” Then there’s the rest of the cast. “There’s lawyers, there’s an acting coach, there’s Powers’ boss, this lady who has visions,” Buchanan said. “There’s a lot of random different characters you wouldn’t normally see in a play together.” Also among the characters is a woman in a skintight black catsuit who is described as an “actress, sort of.” KTW has been assured the catsuit is actually her least interesting costume. “Everyone gets a huge moment, something where they’re the centre of attention onstage,” added Ballum. “That doesn’t happen in
every play.” While Powers does eventually crack the case, as with any good noir audiences shouldn’t expect to go home feeling everything is neatly wrapped up, Ballum said. “They’ll probably walk away going ‘what just happened’?” he said. “Not just like, what just happened, I want my money back — I don’t know what just happened but I think I like it.” Gossip runs Oct. 10 to Oct. 12 and 17 to 19 at the Thompson Rivers University Black Box Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available through the Actors Workshop Theatre box office at 250-337-6100 or at the Kamloops Live Box office at 250-374-5483 or online at kamloopslive.ca.
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Kids Colouring Contest!
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Activity Programs For registration please call (250) 828-3500 and please quote program number provided. For online registration please visit https://ezregsvr.kamloops.ca/ezreg Programs are cancelled if the minimum numbers are not met.
NEW! Gluten-free Baking
This community kitchen will cover the basics of gluten-free baking. A variety of alternatives to wheat flour will be used and discussed. An information package including different recipes will be distributed. Participants will also take home a bag of gluten-free baking mix. This program is offered in partnership with Interior Community Services.
by Lincoln Peirce
Mt. Paul United Church Oct 19 9:00 AM-12:00 PM Sat #215141
Learn to Play Co-ed Ice Hockey (Age: 16+)
Learn skating skills, stick handling, and puck control techniques and finish off the session with a scrimmage. Full gear and CSA-approved helmet required. This program is for beginner hockey players. Please contact Nicole Beauregard, Active Living Coordinator for more details, 250-828-3653. See website: www. kamloops.ca/arenas Oct 20-Nov 7 Sun
by Bill Schorr
9:00 PM-10:30 PM #215584
NEW! Knife Skills for Success
Learn the basics of knife skills and sharpening in the kitchen. You will learn to dice, slice, and chop your way to success. Norkam Secondary School Oct 21 6:30-9:30 PM Mon #215133
Printmaking: Relief Printing by Hand!
Printmaking is the process of making original artwork by printing on paper. Each piece produced is considered an original. Learn the art of relief printing, a printmaking process in which protruding surface faces of a printing plate or block are inked and recessed areas are ink-free. Materials will be supplied. Parkview Activity Centre Oct 19 9:00 AM-12:00 PM Sat #215438
The WOW Factor: How to Make Your Art Sing!
If you want to be more appreciative of the art you look at, make your own art better, or submit work for competition and increase its chances of being chosen, this is a class for you. For beginners, intermediate, and established artists as well as art appreciators alike, this class will explore the fundamentals of design, art, and craft. Well-known artists and their art will be used to demonstrate these principles, help artists incorporate them into their own work, and explain why our eyes are dazzled by some works and not by others. No previous experience is required, just an open mind. Old Courthouse Oct 16-Nov 6 Wed
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KIT ’N’ CARLYLE
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THURSDAY, October 3, 2013
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Pan-seared chicken with mushroom cream sauce 3 to 4 tbsps. vegetable oil 4 fresh organic chicken breasts, skinned 10 large white mushrooms, sliced 6 shallots, peeled and sliced 1 cup fortified wine (Sherry, Madeira, Marsala) 1 cup organic chicken stock 1 1/2 tbsps. cornstarch mixed with a little cold water 1/2 cup whipping cream 1/3 cup finely chopped parsley Flaked kosher salt/freshly ground pepper
Be a chicken when it comes to chicken
T’S NEARLY SUPPERtime when a double chirp alerts me to an incoming text from my BFF of over 20 years, from back when tinned mushroom soup thinned with a little milk was considered haute home cuisine. “Is there a way to tell if chicken is still OK to cook?” she writes. Now, being of the if-youhave-to-ask school of thought when it comes to iffy poultry, I’m desperate to tell her to dump the whole tray pack, then give her the number of our favourite pizza place. I know my friend, though. With $30 of chicken breasts on the line, she won’t be so easily moved. And, short of driving to the outskirts of the city to smell the meat myself, there’s not much I can do except type
her through this. baggie she sent home “Just how old is this with me recently, and bird?” I write back. cringe. Twenty minutes “Sounds suspicious pass in silence and, to me,” I type. while I imagine her “I say toss it. But, getting her kids set since I already know up with their homeyou won’t take my work then loading the word for it and, if it DARCIE HOSSACK dishwasher so she has wasn’t thawed with Bon some room to prepare a hairdryer and the tonight’s dinner, I also APPÉTIT chicken smells fine, it imagine colonies of probably, maybe, persalmonella dividing haps, is fine.” and multiplying in the interim. “Well, it has a bit of a sweet “I don’t think the bird’s so smell,” she wrote back. old,” she replies. “What is a ‘fine’ smell for “It was maybe in the fridge chicken?” Although I want to say chickfor a day and then I froze it . . . en should smell like chicken, I then thawed it on counter . . . ask, “Does the sweet smell make but didn’t get chance to cook it, you feel gaggy?” so put it back in fridge. I don’t I’m imagining her entire think it ever entirely thawed.” family of four in the ER later I put my phone down, pluck tonight, barfing while getting a slightly overbaked banana continually triaged to the back muffin from a sealed no-name
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of the line. “Sweet can be the beginning of decomposition,” I add. “Or possibly it’s all the salt and sugar water they pump into chickens these days to plump them.” Even before I press send, I know shouldn’t have offered an alternative theory. “New rule,” I interject, quick as I can. “If in doubt, throw it out. Being violently ill isn’t as fun as advertised.” “Hm.” “Hm?” “I’m just not there yet.” “OK. If you’re confident the chicken’s never been warm, hasn’t been laying about under a sunlamp for a worrisome length of time, then use rule No. 3, which is to cook that bird ‘til it’s dead.” “Hm.”
“OK, let’s try again. “Does the smell make you think of those chickens on TV that are always trying to pretend they’re from Foster Farms?” “It kinda makes me feel queasy when I really sniff it.” By now I’m laughing, but have the sense to type, “Toss it! Toss it now!” Silence. “Or, you could run to a neighbour for an impartial sniff.” “Good idea!” she writes — and I can already imagine the look on her neighbour’s face. But, before she’s across the lawn with her suspect chicken, she stops and adds, “Wish you were the neighbour.” “Me too,” I type. And, I assume she lived.
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ATING LOCAL SEEMS TO BE ON the tip of everyone’s tongue these days, and for good reason. As we learn more about our fragile food system, it is important for us to know where our food comes from. Supporting our local growers is key to our sustainability. For new and nursing mothers, eating local can take on a new meaning. Infants have an amazing wisdom in knowing where to source out the best possible nutrition for their growth and development. Newborns placed on their mother’s tummy will make their way to their mother’s breast. Breastfeeding helps bonding and closeness between mom and baby. The World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of a baby’s life, then continued breastfeeding with the addition of complementary foods for two years and beyond. Local community efforts are needed to support these international recommendations. In Kamloops, our local community has many supports in place for new parents wanting to establish a healthy feeding relationship. The Kamloops Health Unit hosts the Breast Feeding Centre at 519 Columbia Street. Drop-in hours are Mondays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 250-851-7300 for more information. And, every year, to further support and celebrate breastfeeding in our community, Kamloops breastfeeding moms and babies gather to join in the worldwide challenge for the most children breastfeeding at the same time in one location. Mark your calendar for the Breastfeeding Celebration 2013 coming to Kamloops on Saturday, Oct. 5. This celebration will be held at St. Paul’s Cathedral, 360 Nicola St. Registration is at 10:30 a.m. and latch-on time is 11 a.m. This fun celebration is an opportunity to join together and take action to raise public awareness about the importance of breastfeeding. Come out and take part in the event. Refreshments and draw prizes are provided. For more information about the global breastfeeding challenge, go online to babyfriendly.ca or call 250-851-7362.
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B10 THURSDAY, October 3, 2013
Inspecteur Cloiseaux of the Values Police
nspecteur Cloiseaux! Let me introduce your new partner — Etienne Thibodeau. It’s his first day, so I expect you to show him the ropes.” “Oui, capitaine. It’ll be my pleasure. “So, Etienne, first day on the job, eh? Ready to make sure those ethniques don’t get away with flaunting our pur laine values? You can call me Jacques.” “Thanks, Jacques. I admit I’m a little nervous, but I know we have an important job to do.” “Certainement. I was one of the first ones hired here and my citation record is second to none. You are lucky to be assigned to me. So, are you ready, got your camera, your ruler?” “My ruler?” “Mon Dieu, you are such a rookie!
CHRIS KEMPLING You Gotta Have FAITH “Your ruler, your ruler! So you can measure the crosses and Star of Davids to make sure they aren’t too big.” “Oh right. I thought I would get one here.” “Unbelievable! Here, I have a few spares. Don’t go anywhere without it.” “So, where is our first assignment today? “There’s a day care on Rue Tremblay. “We’ve received a report of a large crucifix being worn by one of the workers. “Rookies ride in the
passenger seat.” “Hey, Jacques. Look at that guy on the back of the city garbage truck. Isn’t that a big cross on the back of his vest?” “Tabernac! Good eye, Etienne. Put on the siren! Tell you what, you can make your first collar.” “Gee, thanks, Jacques. “Monsieur! It seems you are in violation of the new Charter of Values law.” “What? How?” “Your vest. ‘Bikers for Jesus’ with the big cross in the centre. “It must be at least 14 centimetres high. “That is unacceptable. You are a public employee and not permitted to wear large religious symbols. I’ve taken your picture and one of your vest. You will receive a citation by mail shortly. “And take that thing off immediately!”
“Good work, Etienne. I’m impressed. I think you’ll fit in well here.” “Thanks, Jacques. We just can’t have garbage collectors wearing stuff like that where everyone can see it.” “For sure, for sure. Just last week I gave a citation to a Sikh guy X-ray technician at the hospital. Imagine thinking he can give X-rays wearing that turban. “He refused to take it off, so the hospital fired him. Pretty soon we’ll get rid of all of them — and not a moment too soon.” “It looks like this is the day care. You want I should do this one, too?” “No, no. My turn. Ah, there she is over by the swing set. Madame, a moment please. Your crucifix — a bit large, wouldn’t you say?” “Well, perhaps, monsieur. But it was my grandmother’s.
“She wore it every day and willed it to me when she passed. I wear it to honour her memory.” “Hmm. A touching story, but my little ruler here says it is one centimetre too large. “Completely unacceptable. If you wish, I have some metal snips to bring it into compliance.” “What?! But, there are four rubies on the ends. That would ruin it!” “Madame, you have three choices: Keep on wearing it and look for another job; take it off and leave it in your drawer; or submit to the snip. “Oh, madame, stop your snivelling. Tears do not move Inspecteur Cloiseaux. “Well? Ah, taking it off. A good choice, madame. Let’s not see this happen again. “There, Etienne. “See how it’s done?
“You can’t let the sentimental stories and tears get to you.” “Say, Jacques. Look at that janitor over there — his arm.” “Sacre bleu! That tattoo of the virgin Mary is huge! Monsieur! Monsieur! “A moment, please. Your tattoo. Are you aware that is a violation of the Values Charter?” “Violation? But it’s my skin! I prayed to the Virgin when my mother was dying and the doctors say it was a miracle she recovered. That’s when I got the tattoo.” “Well, well. You see, Inspecteur Thibodeau. Another touching story. “You’re going to have to cover that thing up. Much too large for a worker in a public institution, even a janitor in a day care. Long sleeves or unemployment. Take your pick, monsieur.” “But ,it’s 30 degrees. I always work in a T-shirt when it’s this hot.”
“Not anymore. “We’ll be back — and you won’t know when. That tattoo had better be covered up or it’s EI for you. “But, I’m a fair man. Here’s a list of facilities offering lasertattoo removal. A la prochaine, monsieur.” “Wow. I didn’t think we’d be going after tattoos.” “No exceptions, my rookie friend, no exceptions.” (Attention! Attention! All units respond. Public demonstration at the universite. Two-dozen professeurs with large yellow Stars of David sewn to their jackets marching down the street.) “Sacrement! Hit the lights and siren, Etienne. Today is your lucky day!” KTW welcomes submissions to the Faith page. Email columns to email@example.com.
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Unitarian Fellowship Valleyview Hall 2288 Park Drive 10:00 a.m. Sunday Services, Meditation and Discussion Circles.
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LOST: Ladies amber stone bracelet wk ago Sat in Farmerâ€™s mkt vicinity 250-372-0700
~ Caution ~ While we try to ensure all advertisements appearing in Kamloops This Week are placed by reputable businesses with legitimate offers, we do caution our readers to undertake due diligence when answering any advertisement, particularly when the advertiser is asking for monies up front.
Children FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITY for Stickyâ€™s Candy. Store opening Nov 2013! Please call Robin, 1 (778)895-4321 or email: email@example.com
Childcare Available ENRICHED DAYCARE
Now accepting registration for Aberdeen. Superior Care and education. Programs offered: 0-3 years.
Prestons Restaurant is Hiring Six Cooks for the restaurant on a permanent basis. Duties: Prepare and cook full course meals, prepare dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerances, estimate food requirements and costs, prepare and cook individual dishes and foods, ensure quality of food and determine size of food proportions, work with minimal supervision, supervise kitchen staff and helpers, support the kitchen manager. Work with specialized cooking equipment (deep fryer, etc.) clean kitchen and work areas. Wages: $11-$15 based on experience. Experience required: 2-4 years Education: Completion of High School and basic English required. Essential Skills: Reading text, Document use, Numeracy, Writing, Oral communication, Problem solving, Decision making
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Do you thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment with opportunities
for continuous growth and development? The Plant Manager is responsible for all aspects of the Business Unit. The
Plant Managerâ€™s principle objective is to optimize the return on investment
from the Business Unit over the long term. To achieve this objective you are required to implement a budgeting, planning and team building process.
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(250)-372-5312 for reservations
1250 Rogers Way
Inside the Coast Hotel
6:00am to late
Prestons Restaurant is Hiring One Assistant Restaurant Manager for the restaurant on permanent basis. Duties: Lead the day-to-day operations of the kitchen to ensure highest level of quality service and safety standards are consistently met while executing quality, well presented menu items. Recruit staff and oversee staff training, set staff work schedules and monitor staff performance, control inventory, monitor revenues and modify procedures and prices, resolve customer complaints and ensure health and safety regulations are followed, negotiate arrangements with suppliers for food and other supplies, negotiate arrangements with clients for catering or use of facilities for banquets or receptions, determine type of services to be offered and implement operational procedures. Wages: $17-$22 based on experience. Experience required: 1-3 years Education: Completion of High School and basic English required. Essential Skills: The successful candidate must exhibit role model standards, have excellent communication skills and be able to provide outstanding customer service to the customers they serve. Tel: 250-219-6333 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Fax: 250-314-0268 Location: 1250 Rogers Way, Kamloops, BC
(250)-372-5312 for reservations
1250 Rogers Way
Inside the Coast Hotel
Tel: 250-219-6333 or Email: email@example.com | Fax: 250-314-0268 Location: 1250 Rogers Way, Kamloops, BC
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Kamloops This Week has a full time position available for a production manager. Kamloops This Week is an award winning community newspaper that publishes twice per week and is distributed to over 30,000 homes in the Kamloops area. The successful applicant will be able to direct a team of advertising designers, liaison with press centers, work in partnership with the sales and editorial staff, act as project manager with our various community partners on special features, and consult with the other department managers in all areas relating to our newspaper operation. In addition to dummying our print and online products, the production manager must ensure that all deadlines are upheld and that all our products maintain the highest quality control. Staff management is a very important component to this position and the successful applicant must demonstrate competency in all areas of staff management. Time management and extraordinary scheduling abilities are a must in this position. Creation of schedules, calendars, and timelines are a weekly occurrence. Ability to work concurrently with multiple teams is a must (print, ad designers, management, special projects, community partners, etc). A strong technical aptitude is also required, as our production manager is responsible for all computer maintenance, software upgrades, and troubleshooting. If you have strong technical skills, staff management experience, a background in ad design, experience in print and online products, exceptional time management, are a strong team player, and have a passion for online and print products then we want to hear from you. Interested applicants should submit a detailed resume along with a list of 3 working references. Please forward all resumes to the attention of: Kelly Hall, Publisher Kamloops This Week 1365 B Dalhousie Drive, Kamloops BC V2C 5P6 firstname.lastname@example.org
We thank all applicants; only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.
B12 YTHURSDAY, October 3, 2013
CORE & PAL Courses week days and/or weekends. www.pal-core-ed.com or Call George 852-0595 / 579-1938 Visa or debit accepted
Truck Driver Training
Professional Truck Driver Program - Funding available for those who qualify!
Oct. 4-6 â€˘ Oct. 18-20
is now hiring for the following position SERVICE DISPATCHER/ RETAIL SALES CLERK
â€˘ Full-time and Part-time
PREMIER TRADES & APPRENTICESHIP SCHOOL
â€˘Competitive wages plus benefits
call 250.828.5104 or visit
Class 1, 2 and 3 Driver Training - Job placement available!
â€˘Experience preferred but will train
Apply to: email@example.com
Phone: 250-372-8581 Fax: 250-372-1061
Start your Health Care Career in less than a year!
Community Coroner Opportunity Seeking energetic, motivated individuals to serve in their community â€˜as & when requiredâ€™. As a medico-legal investigator you will conduct all aspects of investigations. Learn more & apply today: www.pssg.gov.bc.ca/ coroners
Childcare PRE-SCHOOL teacher required immediately must have ECO & current first aid. Full Time. Call: 250-579-8229
Hotel, Restaurant, Food Services
- Kamloops needs more Care Aides...ASAP!
Pharmacy Technician â€“ 8 months
- The first CCAPP accredited program in BC
Medical Transcriptionist â€“ 9 months
â€œAll the people I work with are impressed by the knowledge I gained through this course. You guys are amazing!!â€? - Senja, July 2012 Grad
- Work online or in hospitals
Financial Aid available â€˘ PCTIA and CCAPP accredited
Thompson Career College
Cooks wanted IMMEDIATELY Kamloops Seniors Village We are recruiting motivated Cooks (full-time & casual) to join Kamloops Seniors Village. Qualifications: â€˘ Grade 12 or equivalent as well as a combination of education and experience. Culinary or Apprenticeship program an asset. â€˘ Minimum of two (2) years culinary experience in hotels, restaurants, or institutions. â€˘ Food Safe Level 1 Certificate required. For a detailed description and to apply online, please visit our website IMMEDIATELY at: www.retirementconcepts.com/careers. Please include a cover letter addressed to: Chef Danny Thompson.
250-372-8211 or toll free 1-877-840-0888 or online at www.ThompsonCC.ca
Retirement Concepts is an equal opportunity employer.
HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT Our HCA program is for students with
110 strong wills and warm hearts. Learn how -
to work with a team of health care professionals to identify and address the unique needs of each unique client.
Help Wanted PHONE DISCONNECTED? We Can Help!
An Alberta Oilfield Company is hiring dozer and excavator operators. Lodging and meals provided. Drug testing required. Call (780)723-5051 Edson, Alta. EI CLAIM denied? Need help? 22yrs exp as EI officer. Will prepare, present, reconsiderations & appeals. Call me before requesting reconsideration. Bernie Hughes 1-877581-1122.
FOOD & APPLIANCE PRODUCT SAMPLERS Need To Get Out Of The House, Talk To People & Create Extra Income? Try part-time work as a contract Food Demonstrator 4-8 days a month in Kamloops grocery, drug and department stores.
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Norms Auto Refinishing, Terrace, BC. High production, ICBC Accredited body shop requires a LICENSED AUTOMOTIVE PAINTER Competitive wages, Excellent Benefits. fax 250-635-3081 email: firstname.lastname@example.org attn: Mel Rundell, Manager
Need extra $ $ $ Kamloops This Week is currently hiring Substitute Carriers for door-to-door deliveries. Call 250-374-0462 for more information. STARZ BEAUTY SALON is hiring a Permanent, Full time Hairdresser for its location 2071 Quilchena Avenue, Merritt, B.C VIK 1B8. Duties: Cut, trim, perm, style hair, shave and trim beards etc. Salary: $12.30/hourly. Requirements: Completion of 1-year hair stylist apprenticeâ€™s program or college diploma in hairstyling combined with job training or 3 years of experience. Apply at email@example.com
Job Description: You must be a go-getter able to work on your own who enjoys talking to people & doing basic cooking. Great for men & women, seniors, retirees & mature adults. Availability: contracts would consist of 2-3 days on Fri. Sat. and/or Sun. (must be able to work all 3 days) from 11-5 or 6. Requirements: â€˘ Fully fluent in English â€˘ Able to stand 6-7 hr.day â€˘ Own a car to carry supplies â€˘ Be well groomed & bondable â€˘ Able to carry medium weight equipment into stores.
Call JMP Marketing toll-free at 1-800-991-1989, local #30 JMP Marketing Services BCâ€™s largest demo company since 1979
CALL KAMLOOPS: 250.314.1122 OR VISIT SPROTTSHAW.COM Career Opportunities
Pay starts at $10.50/hr. Training via DVD at no charge.
Career Opportunities: Community Health Worker O Care Aide Home Support O Acute & Complex Care
Hotel, Restaurant, Food Services
Health Care Aide â€“ 6 months
- Work in the heart of the hospital
HUNTER & FIREARMS
Courses. Next C.O.R.E. October 12th & 13th Saturday & Sunday. P.A.L. Saturday October 5th. Challenges, Testing ongoing daily. Professional outdoorsman & Master Instructor:
Study online or on campus
Nursing Unit Clerk â€“ 6 months
FOODSAFE COURSE by Certified Instructor October 8th and October 19th 8:30am-4:00pm $70 Pre-register by phoning 250-554-9762
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Hotel, Restaurant, Food Services KITCHEN Helper. $10.25 $12/hr, 40hrs/wk, F/T, Prmnt job, Lillooet Inn Restaurant @ 687 Main St, Lillooet, lillooet firstname.lastname@example.org
Medical/Dental F/T CDA, for a busy family practice. Must be familiar with all aspects of dentistry, friendly, hardworking and have excellent communication skills. Email resumes to email@example.com or fax 250-374-3256
Safety First is seeking qualified friendly and reliable TCPâ€™s Have lego trucks, need drivers. Must have TCP certificate. Send resume to safety firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 1-250379-5190
QUALIFIED tradespeople needed for earthquake-hit city Christchurch, New Zealand. Submit resume via website: www.buildmeup.co.nz.
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Heavy Duty Machinery
ELECTRICIAN Tolko Industries Ltd. is currently seeking a Certified Electrician to join our team at our Lavington Planer Division in the Okanagan Region of BC. POSITION OVERVIEW: Reporting to the operationâ€™s Maintenance Supervisor and working with tradesman, and other team members, the candidate will carry out maintenance programs and projects at the division. This is a challenging position and an opportunity to work in an innovative environment.
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Run your 1x1 semi display classified in every issue of Kamloops This Week
QUALIFICATIONS: â€˘Good working knowledge of WorkSafe BC & OH&S Regulations â€˘Valid Elec. Interprovincial Journeyman ticket â€˘3-5yrs. industrial maint. exp â€˘PLC exp. a definite asset â€˘Superior trouble shooting and communication skills â€˘Must be willing to work any shift and be a team player
Tolko Industries Ltd. currently seeks Certified Millwright to join our teams located in the Okanagan region of BC.
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BUILD YOUR CAREER WITH US! â€œWe provide a dynamic environment w/ competitive compensation where people succeed as our most valuable resource.â€? READY TO APPLY YOURSELF? If you are interested in exploring this opportunity and being part of our community, please visit our website at:
www.tolko.com submit your resume by October 6, 2013.
Our classified ads are on the net! Check it out at www.bcclassified.com Work Wanted CARPENTER/HANDYMAN. Renovations, additions, roofing, drywall, siding, painting. 250-374-2774. HOME & YARD HANDYMAN If you need it done, Give us a call ! Steve 250-320-7774
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Red Parti 3yr old female minature poodle, spayed, up to date with shots, very friendly $400obo 250-579-8828
$400 & Under 4 Goodyear winter tires with studs & rims M&F 195/65r15 Goodcond $400 250-376-7887
QUALIFICATIONS: â€˘Certified Millwright with a Planerman endorsement â€˘Forestry Industry exp. an asset â€˘Superior Troubleshooting Skills â€˘Exc. Organizational Skills â€˘Hydraulic and Welding experience an asset â€˘Strong safety background â€˘Desire to work in a team environment
for only $46.81/week, we will place your classified ad into Kamloops, Vernon & Salmon Arm.
Winter tires on steel rims 215 70 R16 Hankook approx 75% tread left. Balanced and ready to go on your car, came off a 03 Saturn Vue $350 firm 250571-4501aft 4
POSITION OVERVIEW: Responsible for the preventive maintenance repair, installation and modification of equipment.
Do you have an item for sale under $750? Did you know that you can place your item in our classifieds for
WE will pay you to exercise!
one week for FREE?
call 250-374-0462 for a route near you!
Handypersons RICKSâ€™S SMALL HAUL For all Deliveries & Dump Runs. Extra large dump trailers for rent. Dump Truck Long and Short Hauls!!
Home Improvements FLOORING SALE Over 300 Choices Lowest Prices Guaranteed!
Laminates - $0.59/sq ft Engineered - $1.99 sq ft Hardwood - $2.79 sq ft Overnight Delivery in most of BC!
Medical Supplies ELECTRIC Wheelchair. 3yrs old. excel cond. New $6400 asking$1500obo250-434-1722
Misc. for Sale ClssB Motorhome cover $200, Golf Travel Bag $25, York Gym $80 obo (250) 828-2425 HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/ newspaper? Maytag washer, front end loader, good condition $500. 778-470-3376 MISC4Sale: Camperette $300, Oak Table Chairs-$400, 2-Sta ndard 8ft truck canopies $300/ea & Artic Spa hot tub $3000obo Call 250-573-5922 after 6pm or leave msg.
Call our Classified Department for details!
Only 2 issues a week!
2 Experienced and reliable honest housecleaners currently seeking new clients call Shirley 250-851-2829
A-STEEL SHIPPING DRY STORAGE CONTAINERS Used 20â€™40â€™45â€™53â€™ in stock. SPECIAL 44â€™X40â€™ Container Shop w/steel trusses $13,800! Sets up in one day! 40â€™ 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
250-371-4949 *some restrictions apply
ALL SEASON FIREWOOD. For delivery birch, fir & pine. Stock up now. Campfire wood. (250)377-3457.
Animals sold as â€œpurebred stockâ€? must be registrable in compliance with the Canadian Pedigree Act.
Thanks to all the honorary citizens and the one who forgot to pay for the merchandise at our moving sale at 4587 Martin Creek Road in Pritchard BC.
Box 67, 100 Mile House B.C. V0K 2E0
BEFORE YOU SELL: â€˘ ASPEN â€˘ BIRCH â€˘ COTTONWOOD â€˘ PINE PULP LOGS
â€˘ Cars â€˘ Trucks â€˘ Trailers â€˘ RVâ€™s â€˘ Boats â€˘ ATVâ€™s â€˘ Snowmobiles â€˘ Motorcycles â€˘ Merchandise â€˘ Some restrictions apply â€˘ Includes 2 issues per week â€˘ Non-Business ads only â€˘ Non-Business ads only
00 3 lines PLUS TAX
Add an extra line for only $10
250-371-4949 Misc. for Sale
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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 â€“ 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. www.stenbergcollege.com
Over 92% of our grads are employed in their field of study within 6 months of graduation.
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SHAVINGS & SAWDUST 10 TO 150 YARD LOADS - Regular & Screened Sizes -
Kelowna Chrysler Dodge Jeep in Kelowna, BC is looking to add a New Car Sales Manager to our team. Our dealership has been growing at a tremendous pace and we need a motivated and dedicated individual to continue on that path of success. We prefer candidates with a successful track record in automotive sales and management, but are open to interviewing candidates without. Applicants should have excellent communication and closing skills, and thrive in a high volume, high energy dealership. Please send resume, Attention: Dan Connaughton, GM Kelowna Chrysler, 2440 Enterprise Way, Kelowna, BC V1X 6X6 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. All applicants in confidence.
Toll Free: 1-866-580-2772
AUTOMOTIVE SALES MANAGER
THURSDAY, October 3, 2013 Y B13
Misc. for Sale
Misc. for Sale
3 items-3 lines for $35 Additional items/lines $10 each Non business ads only Some restrictions apply
Does not include: Car/Truck/RVâ€™s/Power Boats/Street Bike
1365 Dalhousie Drive â€˘ 250-371-4949
B14 YTHURSDAY, October 3, 2013
Misc. for Sale
ROLL ENDS AVAILABLE $10/ROLL 1365 B Dalhousie Drive
FOR SALE OR TRADE for residential property in Kamloops. This very bright, fully furnished, three bedroom/two bath corner unit townhouse in Big White offers your very own hot tub on the patio, carport, high end furniture/appliance pkge, stacking washer/dryer and rock-faced fireplace. Short stroll to Gondola, skating rink, tube park, Day Lodge. Ideal for family or as a revenue generator throughout the ski season. Strata fees only $155.00 per month. Call Don at 250-682-3984 for more information. Asking $199,900.00 plus GST.
Kamloops BC call for availability 250-374-7467
Misc. Wanted Genuine Coin Collector Buyer Collections, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins etc 778-281-0030 PURCHASING old Canadian & American coin collections & accumulations. 250-548-3670
For Sale By Owner BY OWNER $40.00 Special! Call or email for more info:
kamloopsthisweek.com PALM SPRINGS! Snowbirds own lot & like new 2009, 1404 sq.ft. Golden West 2 Bd/ 2 Ba + Den in 55+ gated community. $251/mos HOAâ€™s incl. golf on priv. course $265,000. US Many amenities. 403-722-2469 for info or google MLS21472650 for pictures, details or to arrange viewing.
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Rooms for Rent
Carmel Place- 55+ New studio units in secure medical building. Open house M, W, F 10:30-11:30 Call Columbia Property Management 250-851-9310
DOWNTOWN motel rooms avail, 1 or 2 beds. All util, parking & internet incl. Starting @ $800/mo kitchenette rooms also available 250-372-7761
Bed & Breakfast
Male seeking roommate Westsyde Furn. Close to bus $550/mo util incl. 250-5798193 Cell 250-572-1048
BC Best Buy Classifiedâ€™s
Near TRU furn bdrm. New house all util, internet, TV, prk, incl shr w/d + kit n/s/p $575 Immd 250-319-2132
Place your classified ad in over 71 Papers across BC.
Suites, Lower 2BDRM large N/S N/P Close to schools Working person prefâ€™d $950 incl util 819-3368
Call 250-371-4949 for more information
CALL 250-376-8542/ 250-319-6054
Cottages / Cabins All season Lake View furn cabin indoor plumbing near Clinton $225 per/month (250) 483-2333 after 5pm
Duplex / 4 Plex 2bdrm 2bth upper duplex Lafarge $800 6appl & ac n/p, n/s mature couple pref 573-2529
NORTH SHORE *Bright, clean & Spacious 2&3 bedrooms *Big storage rooms *Laundry Facilities *Close to park, shopping & bus stop PROFESSIONALLY MANAGED
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Kamloops This Week Run Till Rented gives you endless possibilities...
$5300 + tax Max 3 Lines Max 12 Weeks Must be pre-paid (no refunds) Scheduled for 4 weeks at a time
Antiques / Classics 1967 Ford Falcon Futura St.6 Auto 2dr all original runs good, $6000 obo (250) 376-5722
(Must phone to reschedule)
Private parties only - no businesses - Some Restrictions Apply
Special: Add an extra line to your ad for $10
Ground level 2bdrm Batchelor H, N/S, N/D, N/P, Avail Oct 1 $1100 util incl (250) 376-2379
The Heart of Your Community
Large 1bdrm newly painted, close to bus, and shopping, n/s, n/p util incl $550 (250) 554-6978 after 3pm
âœ°SHUSWAP LAKE!âœ° 5 Star Caravans West Resort in Scotch Creek B.C. Lakeside lot, end unit. Plenty of extra space. Steps to beautiful sandy beach with a wharf for your boat. Newer 2006 1bedroom, 1bath, park model trailer, plus a tastefully decorated guest cabin. Resort has 2 pools, 2 hot tubs, Adult & Family Clubhouse, Park, Playground. $1500/week 250-371-1333
Riverfront 1bdrm daylight internet level entry ample prking util incl $575 579-9609 Valleyview lge living space 2 bdrm, 5 appliances, $950mo gas incl 250-372-2380
Townhouses 3brm 3bth Valleyview pet neg, $1300 close to school and shopping. Avail Immediately 250-374-5586 /371-0206
Run Till Rented
Best Value In Town
BRIGHT 2bdrm Lower Sahali, $995/mo incl util, ldry parking n/s/p availNov1, 250-377-3916
COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY
1,100 sq.ft. â€˘ 2 Bays 2,700 sq.ft. paved, fenced, lighted compound. 320 sq.ft. mezanine store front office, clean building. 1,600/MO + GST
Furn bed rm cls to DT util incl emp or student n/s/p/drink vehicle req $450mo 377-3158
1/bdrm starting at $675/mth 2/bdrm starting at $800/mth Incl/heat, hot water. N/P. Senior oriented.
Wanted Covered Winter Storage for 24ft Boat and Trailer Call (250) 371-1333
DreamTeam Auto Financing â€œ0â€? Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals
www.iDreamAuto.com DL# 7557
Cars - Domestic â€˜06Cobalt, auto4dr, 113000km great condition $4750.obo 250-578-7991, 250-320-5066
KAMLOOPS THIS WEEK CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT
Homes for Rent 3 Bdrm Northshore top flr, new renoâ€™d, $1200mo incl util n/p avail now 250-320-0088 Lakefront, Forest Lake, short term, 6 mo., furnished 2bdrm. NS/NP WD, $650 incl. util. 1778-773-2465 or 1-604-5414084.
NShore 3Bdrm W/D F/S gas incld close to school working people $1350 250-554-8771
CHECK OUT THE CLASSIFIEDS THEY HAVE BLOODY GOOD DEALS
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DRIVEWAY SPECIALIST NO JOB TOO BIG OR TOO SMALL FREE ESTIMATES
250-376-0488 www.kamloopspaving.ca 556 Tranquille Rd. 250.376.0510 email@example.com
Licensed Hair Stylists Sit... Relax... Enjoy....
T: 778.470.0569 firstname.lastname@example.org
PEST SPECIALIZING IN: Â‘ Spiders Â‘ Pigeons Â‘ Mice/Rats Â‘ Bedbugs Â‘ Ants Â‘ Wasps Â‘ Termites
Tired of overpriced waste removal? Worried who may come to your home? TRY HAUL GUYS! - Affordable junk removal - Demolitions - Professional and Bondable -Eco Friendly
Have a Spray Tan in the comfort of your own home. Contact Julie 778-220-7771
Dutch Masters Painting
Room Special only $299.00
(includes paint) Over 2000 colours
Exterior Painting Specialist
Call Jeff - 250.320.9935
DRIVEWAY SPECIALIST NO JOB TOO BIG OR TOO SMALL FREE ESTIMATES
YOUR BUSINESS HERE! CALL RANDY 250.374.7467
THURSDAY, October 3, 2013 v B15
PRE-OWNED MEGA STORE Cars - Domestic
2004 DODGE SX 1999 OLDS ALERO $4,998 Black, great shape 3,998 RUN UNTIL SOLD 2005 PONTIAC GRAND AM CHRYSLER PT CRUISER $4,998 White, fully inspected and ready to go 6,995 ONLY $35.00(plus Tax) 2006 SATURN ION 2006 SATURN ION $6,998 Ready to go 8,998 (250)371-4949 2010 CHEVY AVEO5 $8,998 *some apply call 2007restrictions DODGE CALIBER $9,998 for details 2006 FORD EXPLORER $9,998 2007 DODGE CALIBER $12,998 )HWFKD'RJ)URP 2010 HONDA CIVIC DX-G $13,998 WKH6KHOWHU 2005 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE $13,998 2012 CHEVY CRUZE $15,998 2008 DODGE DAKOTA $17,998 2012 CHRYSLER 200 CONV. $21,950 2004 DODGE RAM 3500 $25,998 2005 DODGE RAM 2500 $29,998 2011 CHEVY TRAVERSE $29,998 4HE "#30#! CARES FOR 2010 GMC DENALI PICKUP $34,998 THOUSANDS OF ORPHANED ABAN 2005 RAM 3500 DIESEL LIFTED Quit. $34,998 DONED AND ABUSED DOGS EACH 2012 DODGE RAM 3500 Before your $58,998 YEAR )F YOU CAN GIVE A HOMELESS time
Cars - Domestic
Cars - Domestic
Cars - Sports & Imports
Scrap Car Removal
â€˜94 Mazda 323 2dr hatchback, good cond, set of winters, 271,000km $500 851-8442
2003 Mustang GT convertible V8 P/S, P/B (new brakes) low mileage 70,000km leather int. 2 sets of wheel not winter driven $10,500 firm (250) 554-2528
2009 CHEVROLET Aveo- sedan, manual trans, front wheel drive, 1.6L, great on gas, senior driven, no accidents, 22,800 km, well maintained, excellent condition. $8800. Call (250)318-4002.
2525 E. TRANS CANADA HW Y K AMLOOPS, BC
1984 Yamaha Virago motorcycle.Excel/cond $3500obo 250573-5922(after6pm orlvmsg)
Trucks & Vans 1984 Chevy Short Box. $3500 obo (250) 573-5922 after 6pm or leave msg. Must See! 1986 GMC 4x4 1/2 ton v8 auto $3000 phone between 5pm & 8:30pm ONLY 250-377-8702
Run until sold
New Price $56.00+tax
NEW LEER Truck Canopy. Fits 6ft Ford box. White. $900 1(250) 523-2350 (Logan Lake)
Boats 2007 Sea Doo Speed Boat, 4 Seater.$15,000obo Call 250573-5922 (after 6pm)or lv msg
2006 Terry 28â€™ 5th wheel. 1 slide slp 6 Documented low mileage, exc cond $21,000 (250) 554-2528
Complete Trailer with EZ load, boat, all gear new 4hp merc motor, $10,500 (250) 374-0507
Do you have a vehicle, boat, rv, or trailer to sell? With our Run til sold specials you pay one flat rate and we will run your ad until your vehicle sells.* â€˘ $56.00 (boxed ad with photo) â€˘ $35.00 (regular 3 line ad)
DOG A SECOND CHANCE AT runs out. "Your Journey HAPPINESS PLEASE VISIT YOUR to Adventure LOCAL SHELTER TODAY Starts Here"
Vehicle Wanted Wanted Small Pick-up for dump loads, Must run good donâ€™t care about looks. Will pay up to $800 (250) 3711333
*Some conditions & restrictions apply. Private party only (no businesses).
26â€™ pull type 1999 Mallard trailer slps 6, lrg awning, a/c , solar panel + extras $8,500 (250) 376-6918
28ft ClassA Fleetwood Bounder RV Ford 460 exc cond Steal at $16500 250-573-1736
Escorts #1A European Enchanting Companion Sweet, pleasant, upscale, classy & fun. Hourglass figure. Discreet. 10am-8pm. 250-371-0947 Attractive fun, blond provides full body massages and more. Ph 250-376-5319 9am-11pm
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B16 ❖ THURSDAY, October 3, 2013
Sahalloween fall festival Friday, October 4th to Sunday October 6th PUMPKIN PATCH (Pick a pumpkin by donation) Face painting © Spooky Crafts Haunted House
AND MUCH MORE! visions Farmers
sunday, October 6th, 2013
merchant sidewalk all weekend!