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Wednesday, October 16, 2013
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Cameron Orr Ask and ye shall receive, as the Fire Mountain Shooting Club learned when they sought and received $7,500 from the District last week. Club president John Kennedy presented their plans at the outset of the meeting, which is to expand the firing range to complete a project which is already 90 per cent done. The group had already used the majority of the $36,900 the District granted them in the last budget cycle to expand the shooting enclosures. They were given guidance when they were granted the money to first attempt to reduce costs as much as possible. The club and various users did come together and do just that, and helped put in a new concrete slab, and free engineering work was even done to the range itself. The new building cost $26,000 and the slab was $12,000. Kennedy said they have $3,200 leftover from the District’s grant, but still needed the $7,500 to clear material so they can take advantage of the larger building. “I can get behind those kinds of things when the community comes together...it’s a good project,” said Mario Feldhoff speaking to the motion to grant the money, moved by Mary Murphy. The only other thing brought up was from Phil Germuth who just told Kennedy that in the future he’d like to discuss ideas relating to noise pollution from the range, after hearing comments from Cablcar residents, but he noted that his research indicated the range is designed well.
Jed Stumps residents separate fact from fiction Cameron Orr The residents of the Jed Stumps trailer court in Kitimat can breath a little easier now that rumours have been put to rest about the future of their home. Residents had been working off hearsay and rumours following the sale of the property, with many worried they were quickly going to be kicked out, and left with no place to go. If it turned out they had to leave, many weren’t sure where they would go. Even the trailer court next door to them could only take on four from Jed Stumps, said Avalene Turner at a gathering of concerned residents at the Northwest Community College on October 8. Turner and Kitimat’s Housing Resource Worker Anne Moyls put together the meeting, which was intended to also include the new owners of the property but, while they couldn’t be there, Mayor Joanne Monaghan and District of Kitimat planner Daniel Martin were to hear
“The rumours are gone, the gossip is gone.” concerns and to provide information as needed. Monaghan was able to relay information she had received from the owners, which was that nothing is happening to the trailer court for at least a year, if even at all. She said the new owner is planning a meeting with residents in the not-to-distant future. “I think a lot of people relaxed,” said Turner. “The rumours are gone, the gossip is gone.” She said there’s still a lingering fear of it being shut down after a year but everyone now knows the eventual process of how that would happen, if it were to happen. “We heard rumours it’s going to be bulldozed, and we’re out of here in a month,” said about the residents prior to their meeting. So now it’s wait and see what happens after a year.
Brett Vilness tends to the net during the Kitimat Ice Demons’ home opener against the Terrace River Kings. The Demons won that match, and the next day’s battle against the Quesnel Kangaroos.
Kitimat-raised author returns ... page 6
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KTIDS closing The Kitimat-Terrace Industrial Development Society (KTIDS) is closing shop, but the reason is a success, not a failure. The group, which formed in 2005, has announced that they have succeeded in meeting their purpose and mission. The decision was made at a September 30 board meeting. In an unsigned statement from the society on October 7, they say “The communities of north-western British Columbia have transformed from isolated and floundering repression to an interdependent, thriving and rebranded economies that are attracting huge investments to the region.” KTIDS founding goal was to “strengthen the region’s economy by working to diversify existing aluminum, forestry and petrochemical industries, and attract new industries.”
Residents and community stakeholders take in the information at Chevron’s Clio Bay open house at the Riverlodge.
Clio Bay open house Cameron Orr Chevron has been beefing up their community engagement over the last few weeks regarding the Clio Bay Restoration Project, first with a visit to Kitimat Council, and then two open houses, one in Kitamaat Village, and another at the Riverlodge last week. They’ve also been having oneon-one meetings with community groups on the plan. There’s not much new as far as details to the plan go, which involves moving marine clay from Bish Cove
where it’s proposed they’ll build the Kitimat LNG facility over to Clio Bay, to cover submerged logs. The plan, which is geared to rejuvenating the sea floor in the bay, is still in the planning stages and while they are aiming for an early 2014 start if possible, they say it definitely won’t be in the first weeks of 2014. Once a firm plan is established they are considering more open houses or public meetings. The company also has yet to receive a Department of Fisheries and Oceans permit for the work.
“The board would like to thank our business partners and engaged community representatives for their support and input throughout the years,” said KTIDS President Robin Lapointe. KTIDS major funding partner was Rio Tinto Alcan. KTIDS website, ktids.ca, includes a number of surveys and profiles of the KitimatTerrace Valley. Their listed ‘current projects’ on their site include west side road development, and Investigation of secondary aluminum manufacturing opportunities, among a long list of others.
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Spill study The B.C. environment ministry has released its promised study of the current state of crude oil spill response capability, tracking the growing tonnage of petroleum shipping along the West Coast and estimating response time and effectiveness if oil was to spill at sea. Oil recovery in computer simulated oil spills could be as high as 25 per cent after five days, or as low as four per cent for Alaska crude, with another quarter evaporating. The study was commissioned to back up Premier Christy Clark’s conditions for B.C.’s approval of expanded heavy oil shipments, either from twinning the TransMountain pipeline from northern Alberta to Burnaby, or the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway project across northern B.C. to a new tanker port at Kitimat. E nv i r o n m e n t Minister Mary Polak said the study shows the need to increase response capability before the B.C. government would consider increased oil shipments. The three-volume report also details the huge and growing traffic that exists now. Shipping data show a 17 per cent increase in marine traffic volume from 2011 to 2012. An estimated 110 million cubic metres of petroleum products per year are shipped, about a third of which is crude-like bunker oil carried as fuel on ships of all kinds. The biggest tanker cargo is 38 million cubic metres of mostly Alaska crude a year.
Looking to dump more hours on Tuesday Cameron Orr A seven day a week landfill? Kitimat Council has sent for a report from administration that looks into the implications, including cost, of opening the landfill on Tuesdays, the only day of the week it currently does not open. The request to staff came after Phil Germuth moved for the District of Kitimat to “work to re-open the municipal landfill on Tuesdays,” as well as reviewing their hours of operation. “The Tuesday landfill closure is one impact we can control to help local businesses,” said Germuth, saying that he’s had many discussions with business owners and contractors who are affected by the Tuesday closure. As an example, he said a contractor excavating drain tiles on a Monday may find they can’t complete before the landfill closes, meaning they have a full trailer of
waste that would have to wait until Wednesday, possibly impacting operations on Tuesday. Meanwhile he also wants the hours looked at, suggesting that the current 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. weekday schedule is helpful to shift workers but might actually be inefficient. He said the landfill contractor is open to have a conversation with the Council on that subject. Instead of wanting the motion to pass as is, Mario Feldhoff moved that it be tabled until the District staff could provide a report on the implications and cost. “Councillor Germuth brings up good points, they all may be very accurate but there may be other points from the perspective of the staff that I would very much like to reflect upon,” he said. He said he only anticipated that it be tabled for a week or two to get the input from staff. While he wasn’t sure what the
MK Bay Marina works on WCB safety orders Cameron Orr MK Bay Marina has reportedly wrapped up work to bring their facility in-line to orders from WorkSafeBC. The marina, which is operated by the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine, was ordered to comply with safety regulations, namely installing more fixed ladders into the water and installing other accessible lifesaving equipment. The orders originated from inspections going back to 2007. The marina, however, had appealed the penalties, noting a number of concerns, including WorkSafeBC’s authority over aspects of the marina, and allegations the marina was being unfairly targeted. However all that failed through the appeal process, although they did manage to get their penalty lowered. They initially had to pay $39,708.23, based on a formula including the entire regional district payroll, but their new figure only includes the marina’s own payroll number, at $6,421.63. In July, WorkSafeBC inspectors came back to see prog-
ress at the marina and noted the additions hadn’t quite met with their standards, but improvements were made and the acting manager said that anything outstanding would be completed within about four weeks. Interim MK Bay Marina manager Bill Hickman told the Sentinel that he believes the work is completed from their end, but he has yet to see the inspectors return for another look. Hickman took on the managerial role after the investigations and reviews took place. “They haven’t been down here in the last six weeks, so I assume they’ll have an inspection and if they find anything that’s out I’ll do that.” The official WorkSafeBC inspection report from July 31 states that “it was noted that more ladders from the docks to the water were installed but there [sic] numbers would still not make this firm compliant with the requirements that have been supplied to them.” Further, “Lifesaving equipment num-
bers have increased, again there [sic] actual spacings will be reviewed in a few weeks.” The review from WorkSafeBC said that fixed ladders must be provided at every dock, and spaced no more than 30 metres apart. The reviews also found the ladders that were there did not extend one metre under lowest water mark.
staff report would eventually contain, he said it’s possible they may even find it more beneficial to put extra money into recycling rather than the landfill.
Rob Goffinet sided with Feldhoff, saying they’re being “prudent” to ask for the report. The tabling motion passed unanimously.
public hearing October 21, 2013 personal service shops in nechako centre What: Public Hearing on proposed District of Kitimat “Personal Service Shops in Commercial Zones Bylaw No. 1830, 2013”. When: 7:30pm, Monday, October 21, 2013. Where: Council Chambers, Northwest Community College, 606 Mountainview Square. What is it? The proposed bylaw adds a definition for Personal Service Shops, and allows the defined commercial uses to be a permitted use in C2 – Neighbourhood Centre Zone. What changes? Currently there is no definition for Personal Service Shops in the Kitimat Municipal Code. The definition will include, but not be limited to barber shops, esthetician shops, tattoo and piercing studios, laundromats and shoe repair shops. When can i speak? Please join us on October 21 when Council will be receiving input from the public on this proposal. You may speak in person at the public hearing by signing up in advance. If you prefer to provide written comment to Mayor and Council please do this before 8:30am, Thursday, October 17, 2013 c/o 270 City Centre, V8C 2H7; fax 250-632-4995; or email to email@example.com. need mOre infO? The bylaw, Council resolution, staff report, and other background material are available for review at www.kitimat.ca and at Municipal Hall, 270 City Centre. Office hours are 8:30am to noon and 1:00 to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday excluding statutory holidays. WhO can i speak tO? Darcy Roszell at 250-632-8900 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Setting, then solving, your own roadblocks The province of B.C. has released a comprehensive study into the preparedness of marine-spills on our coast. The announcement came last Thursday, and as I seek to gather local reactions to the plan I thought I’d start off with my own local reaction. So, the study comes in three volumes, which cover things from how much traffic we have to existing spill response, and ideas on other best practices to implement. It’s a large, large document, but in the government’s press release for it, they say the report concludes they do need more resources from the federal government. (The federal government, meanwhile, welcomed the study, according to a later press release.) The most interesting line in the release from B.C., however, is this one: “The study lays the foundation for building a world-class marine spill response and preparedness system, one of the Province’s five conditions for considering heavy oil pipelines in B.C.” I found that interesting because when I thought of Christy Clark’s five conditions to allowing oil export out of B.C., I had always thought of them as conditions a company has to meet, not the province. Those five conditions, by the way, are: - Successful completion of the environmental review process. - World-leading marine oil spill response, prevention and recovery systems for B.C.’s coastline. - World-leading practices for land oil spill prevention, response and recovery systems. - Legal requirements regarding Aboriginal and treaty rights are addressed, and First Nations are provided with the necessary opportunities, information and resources. - British Columbia receives a fair share of the fiscal and economic benefits of a proposed heavy oil project. (All copied from the B.C. Liberals’ website.) So hopefully I wasn’t out to lunch when I thought those were company conditions. A company has to address legal requirements to First Nations, give the province a fair share, have world-leading spill response, etc. (The environmental review, of course, is not up to the company.) But by saying this study, commissioned by the province, sets the foundation to meeting one of the five conditions, it’s basically saying the province has made these conditions, but the province gets to solve them too. And who can say no to themselves?
Seems more fair to just set the conditions, and see who can step up to them. Cameron Orr
Respects need paid to veterans Can you imagine a Canadian Remembrance Day wreath-laying ceremony being boycotted by Canadian servicemen? Neither can I. But it’s not a stretch for me to visualize circumstances where the by Allan Hewitson Parliament Hill November 11 ceremony in Ottawa could be used to email@example.com quietly demonstrate veterans’ and the Canadian public’s distaste with and Empire. federal government in its current arBy its decision to appeal a B.C. rogant and disrespectful treatment of court ruling that cleared the way for a ex-servicemen and wounded serviceclass-action lawsuit involving veterans men injured in the war in Afghanistan. of Canada’s war in Afghanistan emphaThe Royal Canadian Legion has sizes the major changes to how Ottawa been quick to express its belief that the handles servicemen and women. government is acting in a reprehensible Veterans are trying to take Ottawa manner by saying it will to appeal a to court, claiming the federal governB.C. court decision on a class action by wounded Afghanistan veterans. ment’s new system of compensating The Harper government claims it can- veterans violates the Charter of Rights not be held responsible for continuing and Freedoms. The Royal Canadian Legion and decades of previous Canadian government agreement on appropriate care for the veterans say the new disability payments are paltry compared to awards wounded soldiers. Successive governments have al- given to those who fought in previous ways supported the commitment made wars, and don’t keep up with worker’s just before the Battle of Vimy Ridge compensation claims — or even civil in April 1917, by then-prime minister settlements in personal injury case. Even Canada’s veterans ombudsRobert Borden, to the government’s man, Guy Parent, asserts that the sysduty to care for the wounded and look tem will penalize hundreds and perhaps after the families of the dead. thousands of wounded soldiers who He assured them they need not fear that the government and the coun- don’t have pensions when they turn 65. Government’s approach to nickel try would not fail to show just appreciation of your service to the country and diming wounded veterans is so dif-
ferent from the faltering indecisive way the government deals with, for example, the never-ending costly cycle of Senate corruption. There are no lump-sum payments there except lump-sum expense ‘re’-payments for ineligible expense. The least that can be said is the government has reacted to public furor on the issue by committing to review of the new veterans’ charter, as announced this month. Veterans now need wide-ranging public help to demonstrate solidarity for their quest for justice. I have a suggestion for one high profile way to do so, without impacting the integrity and gravity of Remembrance Day ceremonies country-wide. It calls for Legion and veteran representatives at the November 11 wreathlaying ceremony only in Ottawa, as well as members of the public who support their position, to turn and face away when the Prime Minister, or whoever represents the government at this ceremony, lays the wreath. They can then resume their respectful viewing of Remembrance Day ceremonies. No words will be needed and no-one else needs to be involved. It would take moments for one part of the on-lookers on Parliament Hill, but will speak volumes about Canadians support for fairness and equality for veterans.
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From committees to crime to climate change Dear Sir, Well I guess it must be fall. Fog, rain, new snow on mountain tops and ‘brain freezes’ for some politicians. The only thing we can be thankful for is that we have a year to go before the real ‘silly season’ is upon us. Yes, another year before many promises from politicians will be broken. I’m sure a lot of people read online news as well as the local papers. The latest online criticism of volunteers who sit on a seniors housing committee make’s one think; who’s at fault is it that nothing has been accomplished? I thought if you set up a committee on something and “nothing ever happens” it is not the committee’s fault, it is the fault of the person who set it up. All committees need a leader and if nothing is happening it is up to the leader to step in and offer guidance. Not after “three and a half to four years” to say they are not doing their job. All committees need guidance. I keep all the pamphlets from the politicians at election time and every now and again read them to see what was promised. What a waste of time, you say. Well not really. It helps one to decide who can keep promises and who can’t, so you know who to vote for in the next election. Broken promises cannot always be
blamed on someone else. Promises of Pytrade, a green energy project, a break bulk port, have fallen through. Also falling by the way side, task forces chaired by the same politician are the unsightly premises, the intercoastal ferry commission, and now housing for seniors who’s volunteers are blamed for not doing anything. Oh yes, we have a Tim Horton’s, so there’s a positive. The bear committee also fell apart at one point for some obscure reason. What does all this tell one? I know what it tells me and maybe a few others. Yes, we have wonderful things happening in our community; RTA’s modernization, proposal of three LNG plants, and associated goods and service requirements. The above are here simply because of geography. One more comment on the latest police report: A councillor asked how often the RCMP had to go to the modernization’s work camp. I think a more appropriate question may have been why do you hear more sirens on the last week of every month? I don’t think this has anything to do with the camps, where people work 10-12 hours every day then eat and sleep following that. The people who work in the camps ap-
pear to be spending money in our commu- was to blame? Maybe it has something to do with the nity. Have you tried going out for lunch or support at any of the local restaurants with- amount of methane they passed! Come to out making a reservation? A couple of years think of it, maybe that’s what’s wrong with politicians. They pass a lot of methane so it ago that wouldn’t have been a problem. Have you been shopping in a local su- affects their thinking. Well, these are my thoughts and compermarket after 6 p.m. when those people get off work? You might not be alone at the ments so don’t hold your breath, I won’t be cashier. changing my mind. Have you seen the number of houses Have a wonderful fall, only three going up or properties being sold? If it months ‘til Christmas. Or is it not politiwasn’t for the people coming here to work cally correct to say that? none of these things would be happening. Keep smiling, I’m watching and listenOnce again I don’t think these things ing. have anything to do with the number of siSincerely, Roma Burnett rens your hear. Maybe a committee should be set up to study this. You might find VISIT YOUR LOCAL the results interesting. RECYCLING DEPOT TODAY! When a community has prob316 Railway Ave., Kitimat • Ph. 250 632-6633 lems it is usually only because of THINK GLOBALLY...ACT LOCALLY the same little group of people and I’m sure the RCMP are well aware Recycling Symbols #2 of who they are but sometimes their Polypropylene Margarine tubs, microwaveable meal hands are tied because of all the trays, clothing, tubs and ropes. - Can be recycled bureaucracy, lawyers and bleeding into fibres. PP hearts. Polystyrene (Styrofoam) Foam food trays, egg cartons, cups, plasitic cutlery, protective packaging Oh yes, one last comment on for electronics and toys. PS the latest from scientists who say Any other plastics that do not fall into any of the we are to blame for global warming. above categories, eg: melamine which is often used OTHER in plastic plates and cups. When the ice age was here and the For a full list of what KUTE accepts, visit their great floods came and not much was website at www.kitimatrecycle.org around except for dinosaurs, who
Less than reassuring words Dear Sir, “Despite our best efforts to prevent spills, incidents occur”. The less than reassuring quote above is from Enbridge’s own corporate social responsibility reports, where they have to document all their pipeline spills from the previous year. Interestingly, it disappeared from Enbridge’s reports after their 3.8 million litre diluted bitumen spill into Michigan’s Kalamazoo River. As scary as that shoulder shrugging admission of guaranteed pipeline spills may be, it pales compared to how Enbridge answered the following question during the JRP hearings; “It’s my understanding that there is an operational life expectancy of this pipeline for 50 years. Do you foresee running it for any time longer than that, and how long would that be?” Enbridge’s Ray Doering answered, “Really...each pipeline that an operator manages has a unique internal corrosion manage-
ment program, integrity management program associated with the operation of that pipeline, and a very valuable asset that’s proactively managed with that inspection management program really will have an indefinite life. In 30 years or 50 years, or beyond, the condition of that pipeline really will be the same as the condition when it was first put into service.” It is said the first casualty in war is truth, and so it must be with Enbridge while in post Kalamazoo damage control, because Doering’s answer was given while under oath. Joint Review Panels used to have the authority to deny proposals, but that power was taken away (after Enbridge’s proposal) by one of Prime Minister Harper’s omnibus bills. The Panel can now only make a recommendation. Harper has manipulated the system so that he alone will make the final decision early in January 2014, unless he allows Conservative MPs a free vote
to vote as they wish, or as their constituents wish. Since the 1960s, British Columbia has had a voluntary moratorium on oil and gas exploration on BC’s coast. Even though we’re sitting on our own pot of gold, British Columbians aren’t willing to risk their coastline, salmon, or increasing whale populations. Why should we shoulder all that risk for Alberta? Besides, if the tar sands are the answer to Canada’s economic well being, why is Alberta in debt? It is for these reasons, and more, that I believe it will be Canadians standing shoulder to shoulder who will stop Enbridge’s Northern Gateway project if Harper decides to try and ram it through. First Nations, individual towns, the Union of BC Municipalities, Alberta Unions, The United Church, and more, have taken official positions against the Northern Gateway proposal. Kitamaat’s Gerald Amos has been saying for years that there
will be a ‘Folk Storm’ if Harper tries to force this project through against the wishes of British Columbians. You can bet there will be rallies across Canada as Harper’s decision day gets closer.
If you oppose Enbridge’s plans and haven’t gotten involved yet, this is the time to contact your local environmental watchdog group to get on their email list. Cont’d on page 12
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Snow Valley Skating Club members who participated in the Turkey Trot Run this October 5 gather for this photo. Skaters, coaches and parents walked and ran three, five and eight kilometres, and raised $1,005 for breast cancer research. Photo submitted by Bev Gibaldi
Putting the past to paper A Kitimat-raised historian will be back in town tonight for a reading and slideshow presentation around her new book. Jane Stevenson’s new publication, A Trail of Two Telegraphs, is a collection of her articles about the region, including two about Kitimat specifically. Now living in Telkwa, Stevenson left Kitimat after she graduated from Mount Elizabeth Secondary School in 1995. The two Kitimat contributions to the book are the story of Kitimat’s Wildcat strike of 1976, and of the overall planning of Kitimat as a garden community. “Kitimat is the planned city, and so I looked at the planners and the state of the art and modern city planning they did,” she said. “It’s a very amazing planned town, and still has a lot of those benefits like the sidewalks, and the neighbourhood feelings.” She notes there was some pushback to the way yards were designed. Namely many wives rebelled due to not having anywhere to hang their laundry because of the design of having the ‘back yards’ facing other homes, she said. As for the union strike in 1976, she said
it was a nationally significant event, which her research indicates still has repercussions today, with some families reportedly still not talking to each other. “What happened after that is all the unions in Canada watched what was happening in Kitimat and
they went on a very long and quite dramatic and heated strike and it caused lots of rifts in the community,” she said. Stevenson is looking forward to speaking with people during her event at the Kitimat Museum & Archives at 7 p.m.
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Seeking Public comment kbR temporary use Permit application What: Council is considering an application by Richard Golden of KBR to grant a temporary use Permit of up to three years duration to construct temporary offices at 1 Eurocan Way. What iS it? This Temporary Use Permit would authorize the construction of temporary offices to oversee a construction camp and larger LNG construction project. Offices are not a permitted use in the M1 – Manufacturing Zone. Proposed permit would be valid for a term of up to three years and renewable once after expiring October 28, 2016. Notice of renewal may not be advertised.
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KTIDS Northwest to close its doors by the end of 2013 Kitimat & Terrace It is with great pride that the board of directors of Kitimat-Terrace Industrial Development Society (KTIDS), at their board meeting on 30 September 2013, has agreed that the original purpose and mission of the founding society has been achieved. The communities of north-western British Columbia have transformed from isolated and floundering repression to an interdependent, thriving and rebranded economies that are attracting huge investments to the region. With this realization in play, the directors unanimously agreed to discontinue the volunteer organization after eight years of strong and forceful operation. KTIDS was founded in early 2005 with the key goal to strengthen the region’s economy by working to diversify the existing Aluminum, Forestry and Petrochemical industries and attract new investment. The region was well positioned to attract industry with affordable housing, capacity in its schools and quality industrial lands with access to the growing Asian market but needed to be championed. Over the years the directors and staff of KTIDS Northwest have initiated numerous studies, research and business attraction documents then utilized these resources to meet with investors and Government representatives, both municipal and provincial, to market the region and its communities as open for business. Today, with the massive global interest in investment in our region, efforts now have to be made to seize the myriad of opportunities in front of us and manage the social change. As the founding goals of KTIDS have been achieved, this new role of economic development will be done by the excellent organizations we have enjoyed working with over the years. With this announcement, KTIDS Northwest President Robin Lapointe said, “The Board would like to thank our business partners and engaged community representatives for their support and input throughout the years and particularly our funding partner, Rio Tinto Alcan. Without their generous support none of this would have been possible”
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Black Press launches jobs site Black Press Black Press Media Group, the company which includes the Kitimat Northern Sentinel in its portfolio of newspapers, has announce the arrival of LocalWork.ca, their new jobs and resume website for employers and job seekers. “LocalWork.ca offers job seekers and employment advertisers an exciting new platform that is easier to use and provides a nationally recognized brand,” said Randy Blair, Black Press’s President of the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island newspaper divisions. “Localwork. ca provides awardwinning features and options that will enhance the entire online employment experience, and continues to provide the proven effectiveness of print recruitment advertising that is tailored to meet the advertisers’ needs and budget.” LocalWork.ca will be operated by a partnership between Black Press and Metroland Media Group Ltd. Through its chain of over 100 newspapers, LocalWork.ca has already been filling the local recruitment and job search needs of countless job seekers and recruitment advertisers alike. With its 190 community and daily newspapers, Black Press will add to LocalWork. ca’s already extensive coverage and market, and will add valuable resources and services for our users. Black Press also owns and operates BC Classifieds and BCClassified.com, and the Used Everywhere network.
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PUBLIC NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSURE A part of the Kitimat Modernization Project, the transportation of large equipment modules will take place on Smeltersite Road during October 2013. This will involve five events, up to four hours each. Tentative dates and times are: Saturday, 5 October 9am Tuesday, 15 October 9am Friday,
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Get ready to Holler Submitted If you missed the opening performance of Kitimat’s Concert Association’s season, not to worry. Montreal Guitar Trio entertained our city to rave reviews, but the next show should be equally exciting. Woody Holler and his Orchestra are coming to town. He is a mixture of the past and the present. His influences include Gene Autry and Roy Rogers, but also include the classic blues style of Jimmy Rogers and the ‘danceable’ swing of Bob Willis and The Texas Playboys. He attempts to pay tribute to the past while yodeling like he is from the Switzerland of the present. He has a pitch perfect voice that rises and falls like a big prairie moon and a lyrical yodel that dances around the jingle-jangle of an old guitar. Holler’s nostalgia extends beyond the Western genre into the present. His “jazz from the saddle” style has earned him accolades such as a Canadian Folk Music Awards nominations. An
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Woody Holler performing, in a photo from woodyholler.ca. evening with this outstanding musician will leave you longing for a simpler time. The concert will be at the MET on October 18. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at Hollywood Video.
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A Year of Careful Study In June 2012, TransCanada PipeLines announced the Coastal GasLink Project, to safely deliver natural gas from the Groundbirch area, near Dawson Creek, B.C., to the proposed LNG Canada gas liquefaction facility to be developed by Shell Canada Ltd. and its partners near Kitimat, B.C. We began with a “conceptual corridor” based on aerial inspection, available maps and renderings. We then met with First Nations, landowners, local government officials and northern B.C. residents to find opportunities to improve our plan and avoid social and environmental areas of concern. We made significant adjustments to the corridor based on this input and narrowed our focus to a two-kilometre-wide “study corridor.”
During 2013, we have sent hundreds of scientists, engineers and technicians into the field to travel along the corridor, test rocks and soils, study rivers and streams, and gather information about plant and animal life. First Nations community members have shared traditional ecological knowledge through many of our field studies. Using the information we have gathered, we are developing a proposed pipeline route. Our route proposal will be part of our application to the BC Environmental Assessment Office, and our application to the BC Oil and Gas Commission. We are grateful to the communities of northern B.C. for their constructive contributions to this process.
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Kitimat Dynamics Gymnastics Club is actively seeking an Assistant Head Coach to assist with office duties and all levels of our recreational and competitive programs. The ideal candidate will have, at minimum, NCCP level 1 certification (or currently working towards it), first aid, and be 19 years of age or older. Consideration will be given for previous gymnastics experience and a willingness to obtain certification. Must be available evenings and weekends. Wage negotiable with experience and education. Please submit your detailed resume to: email@example.com For further information please call: 250-632-1592
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ABC Industries is looking for full and part time Janitors. Qualified applicants will have a valid driver’s license, the ability to work independently or in a team environment and able to multi-task. Lifting required. Please submit resumes by email to: admin@ABCIndustries.ca or by fax to: 250-632-7666
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ACCOUNTING CLERK DUTIES: • General accounting including month end and annual procedures; • Assist in capacity development of the Finance Department employees and Program Managers; • Ensuring accuracy and compliance to accounting standards, procedures and internal control; • Recommending and implementing improvements to accounting systems and management practices; • Provide backup, as needed, for the Finance Department for Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll • Reconcile GL accounts • Problem solving and decision making; • Critical thinking, paying attention to details; • Job task planning and organizing; • Significant use of memory and researching information, • Computer use, Continuous learning • To follow the HNC personnel policy and manual; • Other related duties as required by the Finance Manager. QUALIFICATIONS: • Business Administration diploma with experience; • Experience working in non-profit or fund accounting an asset; • Experience working with First Nations financial administration an asset; • Experience with Excel, Word and accounting software - Adagio and Easy Pay an asset; • Must possess a valid BC Drivers license; • Must be willing and able to pass a criminal record check. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume which must include names of three (3) references and the express permission for Haisla Nation Council (HNC) to contact these references, to: Stephanie McClure, Human Resources Manager, Haisla Nation Council Haisla PO Box 1101 Kitamaat Village, BC V0T 2B0 Fax (250) 632-2840 Phone (250) 639-9361, ext. 109 Email: email@example.com No later than 4 pm on Friday, October 25, 2013. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those short-listed will be contacted.
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Strong Ice Demons opener Submitted The Kitimat Ice Demons prevailed in back-to back wins on home ice over Terrace River Kings, 6-3 on October 5 and 7-3 over the Quesnel Kangaroos October 6. “We played a lot better against Quesnel than Terrace, so overall, I think we had a good start to the season,” said head coach Cliff Madsen. The Ice Demons started the 2013-14 season on a fast note taking a 1-0 lead on the first shot of the game, a drive from the top of the left circle by centre Josh Slanina (Jeff Mildenberger, Jordan Goncalves) that beat Terrace starting goaltender Patrick Leal cleanly, just 43 seconds into the game. But Terrace had much of the offensive play in period one, but could not put a shot past veteran Demons goaltender Brett Vilness, who earned star of the game honours, playing the style he employed in the Demons’ heyday in the early 2000s.
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While out-shooting the Demons 12-8 in the period, Terrace could not get a goal, but the Demons took a two goal lead into the change room on a shorthanded goal scored by Derek DeLisser (Derek Wakita) with just 1:10 left in the period. Against Quesnel, the Ice Demons played a more assertive game although the Kangaroos turned the tables on the Ice Demons with the first goal of the game. While the Demons scored on the first shot of Saturday’s game, the first shot of the Sunday game, scored by Quesnel’s Matt Stang (unassisted), squirmed along the line and behind Tommy Mildenberger in the Kitimat goal to
gave the Kangaroos a 1-0 lead. With a power play goal and three shorthanded goals, all in the third period, the Kitimat Ice Demons used special teams to take the 7-3 victory on home ice against the Quesnel Kangaroos. Kitimat got the tying goal in the first period, with 9:24 remaining, with Derek Wakita scoring, assisted by Blaine Markwart and Ian Coleman. The Ice Demons then grabbed the lead just 19 seconds later with Josh Slanina (Derek De Lisser, Ben Rumley) scoring his first of two in the game. Into the third, Kitimat, with Jeff Mildenberger in the box for a
tripping call, got great work from the defence and extended its lead to 4-2 as Derek DeLisser got his second goal, the first of Kitimat’s three short-handers, from Kyle Boudreault. It was DeLisser’s second “shortie” in two games. Justin Fulton pulled Quesnel back to 4-3, but DeLisser with a power-play goal minutes later completed his hat-trick for the game (Josh Slanina, Wade Masch). It was DeLisser’s fifth goal and seventh point in two games. The Demons were on the road playing in Prince Rupert on October 12, and go against the Houston Luckies in Houston on October 19.
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temporary use permit amendments What: A Public Hearing will be held on Monday, October 21 at 7:30pm at council chambers, 606 Mountainview Square to consider the following amendments: What iS it? The proposed bylaw changes how the municipality regulates Temporary Use Permits. These permits allow holders to conduct land uses of limited duration that are not otherwise permitted by zoning. What changeS? There are three proposed changes. These are: (1) Combine Temporary Commercial Use Permits and Temporary Industrial Use Permits into Temporary Use Permits, a category which would include temporary commercial and industrial uses; (2) Extend the maximum duration of a temporary use permit from two years to three years; and (3) Streamline the approval process by enabling staff to authorize permits. Council would remain as an appeal body should an applicant wish to appeal a staff decision. When can i Speak? If you have thoughts on this issue, you may provide written comment to Mayor and Council c/o 270 City Centre, V8C 2H7; fax 250-632-4995; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To be included in the report to Mayor and Council written comment must be received by 8:30am Thursday, October 17, 2013. You may also speak in person, or deliver written comment, to the Council Meeting on Monday, October 21, 7:30pm, 606 Mountainview Square. need MOre infO? The bylaw, Council resolution, staff report, and other background material are available for review at www.kitimat.ca and at Municipal Hall, 270 City Centre. Office hours are 8:30am to noon and 1:00 to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday excluding statutory holiday on October 14. WhO can i Speak tO? Daniel Martin at 250-632-8900 or email@example.com.