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Grocer getting Lorne Hotel rising from the ashes? brand new look Erin Haluschak Record Staff

A proposal has been put forth for the site of the former Lorne Hotel in downtown Comox that could see a commercial and residential mix on the site. Mayor Paul Ives said a higher-density development with commercial on the lower floors and as many as 22 condo units on the top floors could be presented to council before the end of this year. The site, on the corner of Comox Avenue and Port

Augusta Street, has been vacant since an earlymorning fire ravaged the building in February 2011. The proposal, brought forth by developer Shawn Vincent, is for a five-storey building that would comply with the Town’s Official Community Plan and could allow for the type of density proposed, despite a restriction on building up to four storeys. Ives said the developer would still be required to submit a rezoning application and ensure the building would comply to

form, density and land-use requirements. “(The application) would go through the full public process, and staff would work with the developer. We would have to work through issues with parking, form and character … and there would be a public hearing to get community input. There is a lot of interest within the community … (and the project) could serve as a catalyst of revitalization for downtown,” he added in an interview. The Lorne Hotel, built in 1867, was the oldest

licensed drinking establishment in the province and a popular gathering spot for the town’s downtown and the larger Comox Valley community. Ives explained the project could serve as a pilot project for a possible downtown vitalization project with incentives for a developer to build. Council recently directed staff to discuss the feasibility of the Comox Valley Economic Development Society marketing downtown development incen... see STAFF ■ 2

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After much anticipation, Extra Foods will reopen as John’s Your Independent Grocer on Nov. 1 at the Comox Centre Mall. As of Saturday evening, the grocery store will be closed until 8 a.m Friday to prepare for the changeover. Mayor Paul Ives along with Jeff Hampton and Faye Freisen of the Comox Valley Food Bank will be on hand to help store franchisee John Jerczynski and his team celebrate at a ribboncutting ceremony.

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John’s offers many services Continued from front

SINCE THE LORNE Hotel burned in February 2011, there’s been nothing at the downtown Comox site but an empty lot.

Staff will work with developer Continued from front

tives, based on a Maple Ridge marketing program, presented in a report to council as a strategic priority with the goal of increasing density. Some of the incentives could be based on what other Island communities have implemented, Ives noted, such as possible tax exemptions, facade improvement plans

ATV rider killed

A 20-year-old Courtenay man died after a weekend collision on a logging road near Cumberland. The Comox Valley RCMP and BC Ambulance Service responded to a collision involving an all-terrain vehicle on the Trent River Main near Cumberland on Saturday just before 3:30 p.m. Initial reports indicate the man was following a few dirt bikes. When he attempted to take a turn in the roadway, police note it appears he was unable to make it safely and was then tossed from the ATV. Although the man was wearing an approved helmet and face shield, he did not survive the collision. — Comox Valley RCMP

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pressure checks. Customers can earn PC points, redeemable toward free groceries or merchandise when using a PC Financial, MasterCard or PC Financial no-fee daily banking debit card. The store will help raise food and funds during the Extra Helping Holiday Food Drive in December, which will benefit the food bank. John’s Your Independent Grocer is a banner store under Loblaw Companies, a subsidiary of George Weston Ltd., Canada’s largest food retailer. The store is open daily from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. Friday’s opening ceremony begins at 7:45 a.m.

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No go for basement suite

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In a 5-2 vote, Courtenay council defeated a rezoning application at 1648 Thorpe Ave. near Valley View Drive where the owners had hoped to add a basement suite to their house. A large contingent of neighbours expressed opposition at a public hearing. Their representative, lawyer R.J. Swift, urged council to deny the application due to factors such as noise and higher densification. Owners Dan and Lisa Klco are in the military and live on the East Coast. “We have public hearings for a reason,” Coun. Starr Winchester said. “Overwhelmingly, the neighbourhood has spoken.” Couns. Doug Hillian and Ronna-Rae Leonard voted in favour of the application. Leonard considered the larger context of a lack of affordable housing in the Comox Valley. “It becomes a question of choice,” she said. “It’s hard but it’s also an opportunity.” The tipping point for Coun. Bill Anglin was the building scheme, which Swift had said prohibits anything but single-family development in the area. “The owners were aware of the building scheme,” Anglin said. “It’s buyer beware.” ••• Jangula was the lone member of council to side with a recommendation to defeat a rezoning application that would permit a secondary suite at 1968 Dogwood Dr. He notes the property has generated a number of concerns. It contains a single dwelling with an illegal secondary suite. While he understands there are problems with the property, Anglin needs further information before making an informed decision about the application. “These are very tough decisions,” he said. The rest of council also opted to proceed with a public hearing before making a decision. A report notes concerns regarding “ongoing use of staff and RCMP resources to address the situation occurring at this property.” An earlier staff report says several neighbours had opposed rezoning due

We have public hearings for a ❝ reason. Overwhelmingly, the neighbourhood has spoken. ❞ Starr Winchester to “ongoing disruption by the current tenants.” Last year, police received eight calls about noise and

other complaints. Before 2012, the report states there were no calls recorded for the address. Staff notes

the applicant “has been difficult to contact and has not been forthcoming with information during the application process.” The applicant, Mark Filipponi, held a public information meeting in May. Five people attended.

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Residents in electoral areas A, B and C wishing to set off fireworks can do so by purchasing a permit for $10 from the Comox Valley Regional District office at 600 Comox Rd. in Courtenay. Those caught lighting up without a permit will be slapped with a $100 fine. In Cumberland, family (low-hazard) fireworks displays and possession of fireworks

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Graduation rates climbing Renee Andor Record Staff

Comox Valley secondary school graduation rates were the highest last year that they have been in five years, according to the District Achievement Contract. The district’s sixyear completion rate, (the proportion of students who graduate within six years from when they enrol in Grade 8), was 77 per cent in 2011/12, up from 70 per cent in 2010/11. “One of the interesting figures that came out is there was no significant difference between males versus females in our graduation rate, and that is huge,” Comox Valley School District assistant superintendent Tom Demeo added at last week’s Board of Education meeting. According to the Achievement Contract, the male sixyear completion rate rose from 67.2 per cent in 2010/11 to 76.4 per cent in 2011/12, nearly on par with the overall completion rate. As well, the aboriginal student six-year completion rate jumped a whopping 17 per cent, from 56 per cent in 2010/11 to 73 per cent in 2011/12. The aboriginal student six-year completion rate sat at 49 per cent five years ago, in 2007/08.

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The district’s overall six-year completion rate of 77 per cent is still five per cent below the provincial average. But, the gap tightened by six per cent over 2010/11, when the district’s completion rate was 11.3 per cent below the provincial average. Demeo added the district hopes to close the gap between the Comox Valley rate and the provincial average to three per cent this school year. The Achievement Contract includes five goals: 1. Personalized learning — Each student will have a personalized learning plan developed in collaboration between home and school; 2. Sense of Belonging — To develop a sense of belonging and to enhance the engagement in learning for all students; 3. Literacy — To improve literacy skills, knowledge and confidence K – 12; 4. Numeracy — To improve numeracy knowledge, skills and confidence across all grades K-12; 5. School Completion — To increase the completion rate of all students. To view the district’s 2013 Achievement Contract, visit www.sd71.bc.ca. writer@comoxvalleyrecord. com

Comox Valley trustees faced $1.45-million shortfall in budget

The savings plan was due Oct. 15 by the Ministry of Education. A 3.5-per-cent wage increase for Canadian Union of Public Employees school support staff, (education assistants, Renee Andor clerical staff, trades, custodians, bus drivRecord Staff ers and other educaThe Comox Val- tion workers), was ley Board of Educa- negotiated as part of tion looked back into the tentative two-year this year’s budget and deal reached with govfound an additional ernment in September. $314,000 to fund sup- Under the Province’s port staff wage increas- co-operative gains es. mandate, an employComox Valley School er must find savings District superinten- within existing budgets dent Sherry Elwood to pay for any wage told trustincreases. ees last T h e week the deadline We’re being district’s for ratifis a v i n g s forced into a bottle- cation of plan has neck here and all local b e e n C U P E there doesn’t seem drafted agreeand sent to be any resoluments is off to the tion. We’ve got to Dec. 20. Ministry T h e of Educa- sort out a number $314,000 tion. of things and find additional When savings l o o k i n g money, but there’s in the for the no money tree. Comox savings, Valley Rick Grinham S c h o o l the goal “was to District’s try and keep the sav- draft savings plan ings draw away from came from various students, (keep) things sources, according to as far away from the Elwood. WorkSafe BC classroom as we could rates for the school diskeep them,” noted trict have decreased Elwood, who pointed meaning slightly lower out the 2013/2014 bud- expenses, there is a get had already been vacant district operabalanced and approved tions position that can by the board in the be left empty, savings spring. were found in the disThe district faced trict’s information a $1.45-million short- technology plan and fall when it set out the number of printers the 2013/2014 bud- in the district can be get. The finance com- reduced, according to mittee balanced it by Elwood. way of $826,000 in “We’ve done those budget adjustments kinds of things, and and a withdrawal of at the end of the day, over $600,000 from its we’ve got fairly close reserves. to the $300,000 that

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Sunwest Volkswagen is hosting a Ladies’ Night at the dealership Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. This is a fundraiser for the Comox Valley Transition Society. The goal is to raise funds while hosting an engaging, empowering and educational evening for women. Certified Volkswagen technicians are donating their time to teach Ladies Night participants how to change a tire, check fluids, get to know the “trouble lights” in their vehicles, winter driving safety tips and of course a Q&A in which technicians are available to answer any vehicle-related question. JET-FM will broadcast live during a fashion show and throughout the event. Volunteers from Rexall Cosmetics will provide minimakeovers,  Katie White RMT will offer Healing Touch and Thermal Palm massage, Carolyn Parker is donating emery boards from Mary Kay. Other contributors throughout the community have donated to gift bags and a silent auction. Volunteers are still needed for the Too Good To Be Threw thrift shop fashion show. If you would like to be one of the models, contact Heather or Cheryl at the Comox Valley Transition Society at tgtbt@ telus.net or call 250-338-0601. — Sunwest Volkswagen

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Green Drinks at this meetup Close on the heels of World Food Week, Transition Town Comox Valley will hold its regular monthly meetup at Zocalo Café this Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. The meeting will be modelled in the spirit of Green Drinks, a social networking event grown out of the environmental movement, now commonly used to connect people working in the sustainability sector. The meeting will also provide opportunity for people to make short verbal presentations on any projects they may be working on — including seeking help on— followed by plenty of time for informal networking. “There is a genuine desire for collaboration — it came up as a key theme in both the housing and food forums last week. We as a community know

that sustainable ideas require the participation of many.” TTCV has been offering educational, programmed monthly meetups for over two years and note that many participants have reported that the informal discussions is where most of the ‘magic’ happens in turning ideas into action. Connecting and working together in small groups appear to be a critical ingredient in getting an idea to the fruition stage. TTCV is entering its third year and has established a clear direction for the following year’s work centred around this need and desire for partnership building. This year TTCV will use the Sustainability Strategy as a guide and a reference against which to measure our collective efforts.

“Lots of work went into creating the Sustainability Strategy,” notes Hofer. “It was as well-consulted as any local plan and is endorsed by all local governments of the Comox Valley. “The feedback TTCV has had on reviving and actively implementing this plan has been quite positive. We look forward to initiating an inventory with other groups over the coming months.” The monthly Green Drinks will offer an opportunity to connect people working in the sustainability movement to learn about the progress of the sustainability assessment and continue to connect on current handson initiatives. Green Drinks is held the last Wednesday of every month from 7 to 9 p.m. and is currently being held at Zocalo Café.

Transition Towns are a worldwide movement self-described as “a community-led response to the challenges of climate change, peak oil and the global economic crisis.” For more information, visit www.transitiontowncv.org or call 250-898-9045. — Transition Town Comox Valley

A location has been secured for the 2013 Santa’s Workshop season at 877 Fifth St. in Courtenay. This is the same location that housed the Workshop in 2012. Hours will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday. The workshop will be up and running Nov. 4 to receive appointment bookings. Call 250-897-1994 to make appointments for shopping. Gift donations (new and used) will be accepted from Nov. 4 and onwards. Volunteers are needed for bikes, electronics, little dolls-ie Brats,

Polly Pockets, My Little Ponies, puzzles and games. This year, Dec. 13 will be the last day for accepting used toy donations. There will be a dropbox at the Fifth Street location and drop boxes will also be at other locations, which will

soon be announced. Santa’s Elves are looking forward to another exciting and successful season, so start now by cleaning out your used toys and other items we can use at the workshop … the earlier we receive used items, the better. — Santa’s Workshop

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A RECENT PERFORMANCE in Bella Coola placed Helen Austin onstage between her children Daisy and Charlie. The cover of her new children’s CD (below) allows kids to colour it as they please.

CD encourages kids to feel good about themselves again,” says AusNew release unveiled venue tin. “Depending on the weather we’ll be outside this weekend or upstairs in the hall.” A prolific songwriter, at Comox Valley Austin says she had a Farmers’ Market “whole bunch of kid-

friendly songs” and when people kept asking Record Arts for a followup on Always Be Children love made-for- a Unicorn, which was nomithem-music that they can nated for a Juno Award, she listen to, sing with and decided to go for it. Following a similar dance to. But Helen Austin’s gone theme to Unicorn, Colour one better. Her latest kids’ It is all about feeling good CD, Colour It, allows new about yourself. “The CD is geared for owners to do just that — colour the CD cover. It even parents and children,” notes Austin. comes “Parents w i t h usually f o u r I’m not as busy as listen to crayons. people think I am. From 8 the songs Ausw i t h t i n , a.m. to 2 p.m., my life is all t h e i r a l o n g about music and the rest of kids so with her the time it’s all about my I want children, them to D a i s y family. It’s actually pretty enjoy the a n d balanced. CharHelen Austin m u s i c , too.” lie, will Sevlaunch Colour It at a free concert eral tracks feature Austin’s at the Nov. 2 Farmers’ Mar- children Daisy and Charlie, ket in the Native Sons Hall as well as children from in downtown Courtenay Austin’s neighbourhood. Since moving to the from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. “We had so much fun Comox Valley in 2002, Auslaunching Always Be tin has been nominated A Unicorn at the Farm- for and received numerous ers’ Market last year that awards, recorded a new we decided to use that alternative sound album Paula Wild

with renowned L.A.-based producer Blue, begun a recording project called Big Little Lion with songwriter and recording artist Paul Otten and has placed more

than 70 recordings on ads, television and in movies. Oh, yeah, she also wrote a song a week for a year, as well as a special song for Relay for Life, which is

available on a CD to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society. She also does Twitter, Facebook and all her own website work and marketing.

When asked how she manages all this plus fills the role of wife and mother, Austin replies, “I’m not as busy as people think I am. From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., my life is all about music and the rest of the time it’s all about my family. It’s actually pretty balanced. “And I don’t feel busy because I love what I do,” she adds. “Well, all except for the vacuuming.” Although Austin’s hard at work on the Big Little Lion project, she says another children’s album is always a possibility as she writes those type of songs all the time. As well as being nominated for a Juno, Always Be A Unicorn was recently nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award and a Canadian Folk Music Award. Colour It will be available at the Nov. 2 Comox Valley Farmers’ Market at the Native Sons Hall and on Austin’s website for $15. A Colour It video will be released on her website on the launch date. Look for it at www.helenaustin.com. Paula Wild is a published author and regular contributor to the Comox Valley Record’s arts and entertainment section. www.paulawild.ca.


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drummer Ernesto Cervini will be onstage at the Avalanche on Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale at Bop City, Red Carpet, Avalanche Bar, and at the Thursday jazz club. Check them out on YouTube, to see for yourself what’s in store. For more information about the Georgia Straight Jazz Society, and its forthcoming events, visit www.georgiastraightjazz.com or like it on Facebook. — Georgia Straight Jazz Society

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with the band in April this year. In over 25 years of drumming, he has performed with big bands and small combos, led by Victoria jazz scene stalwarts such as Tom Vickery, Jan Stirling, Dave Paulson, and Nick La Riviere. He is currently active with the Belmont Avenue Beat, a saxophone-led sextet, and with the Belmont Avenue Trio, backing vocalist Pat Selman. ••• The fabulous Toronto/New York sextet Turboprop, led by

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Indigo Jazz will become a quintet for Thursday Night Jazz at the Avalanche Bar and Grill at 7:30 p.m. Much-loved vocalist Dale Graham will appear onstage with four of the finest jazz instrumentalists in this part of the world. Although it’s a special Halloween event – music fans are asked to wear appropriate Halloween outfits if they have the courage and inclination – it’s not just devils and moonlight at the jazz club this week, by any means. There are also ghosts, witches, and tales of possession. Indigo Jazz will lay down a Spooky vibe, conjure some Old Black Magic, and dish out the Candy. Indigo expands for this special outing, with Rick Husband on guitar, John Hyde on bass, Michael Eddy on keyboard and Ron Joiner on drums. • Dale needs no introduction to jazz fans in this area; she has become one of the most popular jazz singers with a growing number of follow-

ers over the past six years. She never fails to enchant her audience with tunes from The Great American Songbook, through to her own version of Gordon Lightfoot ballads, and many genres in between. This is your opportunity to discover why she is a perennial favourite. • Husband has performed extensively across Vancouver Island, in big bands, small combos, and everything in between, and over the past six years has become this region’s most melodic jazz guitarist. His style is compelling, highly responsive to his fellow players, and his interplay with Dale’s vocals is utterly intuitive. He also communicates beautifully with his listeners by integrating improvised lines with familiar motifs and genres. • Hyde is a retired jazz educator with a wealth of experience in composing, arranging and performing. Since his move to Vancouver Island three years ago, he has released two CDs and has become one of the first-call jazz bassists in the region. Well-known to Georgia Straight Jazz Society members, his highly rhythmical, almost-

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Authors reading in debut of series Three Vancouver Island authors will read this Wednesday at Fanny Bay Hall from their recently published works. The event is the first in what is hoped to be a yearlong series that will feature many wellknown Canadian writers together with local emerging talents. In the debut event, Victoria author Arleen Paré will share the stage with Cumberland’s Matt Rader and Fanny Bay’s Judy LeBlanc. • Paré’s Paper Trail published in 2007 was a reflection on her many years work in the social services sector. A mixture of prose and poetry, the novel won the Victoria Butler Book Prize and was short listed for the Dorothy Livesay BC Book Prize in Poetry. Leaving Now, her second book released in 2012, was described by author Lorna Crozier as “an unsettling, tender lyric, beautifully written in a mixture of poems, prose fragments and fairytales, a story like no other …” • Highland Secondary School graduate Matt Rader’s writing has taken him to many points on the globe including a writing residency in Ireland. In Vancouver he helped

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to found Crash, the Indie Writer’s Festival, and his work was part of Poetry in Transit, a program that placed his writing in buses and sky train cars. He has published three books -- Miraculous Hours, Living Things and his most recent collection of poems, A Doctor Pedalled Her Bicycle Over the River Arno. A prolific writer whose work can be found in many magazines and anthologies in Canada and abroad; Rader returned to the Comox Valley in 2011 and teaches at North Island College. • Judy LeBlanc’s work has been published in many journals over the last decade and a half. A Masters of Fine Arts graduate from the University of Victoria, LeBlanc won the Antigonish Review’s contest

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with her short story You Can’t Go Wrong with an Iris. Judy, one of the organizers of the Fat Oyster Reading Series, will read from her most recent work Exposure, which was published in PRISM Magazine this fall. The story idea for this interesting work of fiction developed from a visit to the Cumberland Museum, where one woman’s image in the Japanese photo collection inspired LeBlanc to do further research on Cumberland’s early 20th century history. The Fanny Bay Hall doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the readings will be from 7 to 9 with time for an intermission. Refreshments will be available. For more, call Jane at 250-335-1157. — Fanny Bay Community Association

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Tina Filippino and Kel Kelly have teamed up to play a community fundraising concert Nov. 3 at the Little Red Church Theatre in Comox at 7 p.m. All proceeds from the show will go to the Lani Alton Society. Lani has been living with cerebral palsy since birth. Now in her mid20s, she has attained many of her goals NOV. 3 toward living independently. She shares a house with a roommate, and has most of her needs met by a wonderful, committed and caring staff. Sadly, funding for people in Lani’s situation does not extend to other very important service needs. Things like chiropractic care, massage therapy, physiotherapy and counselling are not funded by the government. Funding for these services is now the responsibility of the board of the Lani Alton Society, a group of volunteers who take the lead in securing these services. Proceeds from the Nov. 3 concert will go a long way toward helping to provide these essential services to Lani over the coming year. Many people in the Comox Valley know Tina Filippino as the song leader of the Letz Sing Community Choir. Practising her belief that absolutely everybody can sing, Tina has been teaching

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hundreds of people, many of whom have never sung before, how to find and celebrate their voice. Her three choruses now comprise over 150 singers. What many do not know is that Tina is also an excellent songwriter, with themes ranging from songs of inspiration and hope to the mundane challenges of surviving life with kids. Kel Kelly is most known for his political and community activism, but has taken up music with more commitment over the last few years. His repertoire of original songs runs the range from being caught in the crossfire of insurrection in Assam, to tucking his grandchildren to sleep at night. “It’s our hope that we can pack the Little Red Church,” says Kelly. “Along with the admission of $10, we’re inviting people to bring their open hearts, along with their chequebooks or cash. “This evening is going to be a pile of fun,” says Kelly. “Tina

and I have been really enjoying putting our voices and hearts together for this. Along with our own songs, we’re going to be involving the audience a lot, to help us out.” The Concert for Lani begins at 7 p.m. on

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are symbols of Christmas “Oh, by gosh, by golly it’s time for mistletoe and holly. Tasty pheasants, Christmas presents, countrysides covered in snow.” s exemplified by this holiday hit by Henry Sanicola, Frank Sinatra and Dok Stanford, holly and mistletoe are an integral part of holiday imagery and tradition. Holly is used to adorn a home in green and red finery alongside evergreen boughs and wreaths. In addition, it has become customary to hang a bouquet of mistletoe under which people are encouraged to share a holiday kiss. While these elements of celebrations are now incorporated into many of the secular and religious components of Christmas, they have very different origins. Holly Holly has been used since the days of the early Pagans as a decoration for midwinter festivities, when it was brought into homes to keep evil spirits away. The ancient Romans also believed that holly prickles drove away evil spirits, and it held a place of honor at December festivals dedicated to the god Saturn. To avoid persecution during the Roman pagan Saturnalia festival, early Christians would participate in the tradition of hanging evil-repelling holly on their homes to appear like the masses. Eventually as the number of Christians grew, the tradition became less of a pagan one and more associated with Christians and Christmas. Some people have

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Whether faux or fresh mistletoe, a bouquet of this plant symbolizes peace and tranquility for Christmas. inferred that holly and its prickly edges is symbolic of the crown of thorns Jesus wore at his crucifixion, with the red berries representing blood. Mistletoe Mistletoe was once held sacred by the Norse, Celtic Druids and North American Indians. It is actually a parasitic plant that grows on a wide range of host trees. Heavy infestation can dwarf the growth and kill these trees. In cultures across pre-Christian Europe, mistletoe was seen as a representation of divine male essence (and thus romance, fertility and vitality). The plant also was thought to be a symbol of peace, and anyone standing below it should receive tokens of affection. When enemies met beneath mistletoe, they had to lay down

their weapons and observe a truce until the next day. This is how the tradition of kissing under the mistletoe likely began, and why a ball of mistletoe is now hung in homes during Christmas, a season of peace and affection. Homeowners who hang mistletoe and holly around their homes during the holiday season should be mindful of pets and youngsters around the plants. Mistletoe and holly are considered to be moderately to severely toxic, and ingesting the leaves could be dangerous. Therefore, keep these plants away from curious hands. Mistletoe is commonly hung up high, which should make it less problematic, but holly should be hung high as well. Now largely associated with Christmas celebrations, holly and mistletoe were once part of pagan rituals and ancient superstitions.

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Nearly as much energy goes into wrapping gifts as purchasing them. Some people excel at wrapping gifts, while others do not enjoy the task at all. Part of the trouble with gift-wrapping is the room and tools needed to wrap all of those holiday treasures. • Find a place to store gift wrap and the tools needed to wrap gifts. Many people find the back of a closet door works perfectly. • Install wire hanger racks so the gift wrap tubes can be stored vertically along the surface of the door. • Install a folding shelf on a hinge, and use that shelf to do your wrapping. Fold the shelf up when it is not needed and secure it with a latch at the top. • Hang hooks to store tape and scissors. Attach the scissors to the hook with a string so they won’t go missing. • A basket tucked nearby can house bows and ribbons so that they are easily stored until needed. Having the wrapping station so accessible also allows you to take inventory of supplies and restock when necessary.

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Vote for ‘Washy’ today in Ski Town Throwdown Vote for Washy on Oct. 29! Mount Washington Alpine Resort is part of Powder Magazine’s 2014 Ski Town Throwdown this season and the public plays a huge part in the competition. “The Throwdown is a huge social media event which places us in a tournament style competition with other mountains/ski towns across North America,” explains Mount Washington spokesperson Brent Curtain. “In the first round, we’re up against Kicking Horse Resort in Golden, B.C. In a nutshell, we need Islanders to vote for us through the Powder Magazine Facebook site today (Oct. 29). “Voting in the first round lasts for 24 hours so we’re trying to solicit as many votes as possible to beat the number of votes achieved

by Kicking Horse in that time period. If we defeat Kicking Horse and move on to round two, we will likely meet Whistler/Blackcomb,” Curtain said. “This competition doesn’t just pit mountain against mountain, it pits community against community. We’re talking Vancouver Island vs. Golden, B.C.! This event draws a great deal of exposure to the communities that advance.... and the entire Island is our community.” Voting is done through Facebook and voters must like the Powder Magazine page at facebook.com/powdermag and vote through that site on Oct. 29. “First round voting lasts for 24 hours only, so vote for Mount Washington on the 29th!” Curtain said. – Mount Washington Alpine Resort

VANCOUVER ISLANDERS HAVE 24 hours today (Oct. 29) to vote for Mount Washington in the 2014 Ski Town Throwdown.

Glacier Kings win fourth straight Overtake C.R. Storm for second place in VIJHL North Division Earle Couper Record Staff

BRENDAN SMITH OF the Glacier Kings gets airborne to elude the check of Westshore’s Jesse Nixon in Saturday night VIJHL action at the Sports Centre. PHOTO BY JIM HOCKLEY

The Wolves were at the door. But the Comox Valley Glacier Kings said, “Not in our house.” Trailing 3-1 midway through the third period of Saturday night’s Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League contest in Courtenay, the Glacier Kings reeled off three goals in four minutes to pull out a 4-3 victory. The win was the Yetis fourth in a row and moved them past Campbell River Storm into second place in the North Division, although the Storm have played two less games.

Westshore netted the only goal of the first period and went up 2-0 at 14:46 of the second. Taylor Bowmen’s first goal of the year pulled the Glacier Kings to within one at the 18:42 mark. The Wolves re-opened their two-goal edge at 11:54 of the third, then the Glacier Kings’ offence came to life. Liam Shaw’s fifth of the year, unassisted at 13:38, made it 3-2, then Sheldon Brett tallied his 12th at 14:47 to pull the Yetis even. Jesse Nixon of the Wolves was in the sin bin for hooking when Ali Gotmy’s seventh of the season at 17:38 gave the home team the win. Comox Valley out-shot Westshore 23-22 with Blake Pearson the winning goalie and Matt Chester taking the loss. Kennelly was the game’s first star and Brett

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was the second star. Brett’s recent hot scoring streak earned the 17-yearold the league’s Kirby Source for Sports Player of the Week. “Sheldon was instrumental in the team’s success over the past week, helping the Glacier Kings to stretch their winning streak to three games,” the league noted on its website. “Sheldon tallied three

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THE WOLFPACK POSE for a group photo prior to hitting the tee box for the 13th annual Lone Wolf Open.

Johnstone three-peats for Wolfpack 13th Lone Wolf Open was big hit at Crown Isle course Ian Kennedy Special to the Record

Twenty-five members of the rejuvenated Wolfpack took to the fog-shrouded Crown Isle golf course on Oct. 18 to play in the 13th Lone Wolf Open. Sean “The Commish”

Sweeny ventured up from Victoria, Duncan “The Weasel” Gray flew in from Mexico, and Dean “The Skunk” Wanless hurried back from holidaying in Italy to take part in the fun. Mike “Chainsaw” Hamilton, currently on the injured reserve list because of recent hip surgery, fortified the ‘Pack during the event from his well-stocked refreshment trolley. Though playing good golf might be the

GOLF norm in other tournaments, like television’s “Survivor” the object in the Lone Wolf Open is, through strategy and guile, to amass the greatest number of Wolf Points. By tournament’s end Dave “The Uncle” Wheeldon – emulating his nephew Riley – recorded an amazing 68 but didn’t collect enough Wolf Points to win the cov-

eted Green Jacket. For the third time in the long history of the Open, Mike “The Glue that Holds the Pack Together” Johnston stepped forward at the post-tournament banquet held at “Cunny’s” traditional log cabin to don the coveted Green Jacket. “Cunny” Cunliff, Ken “Piglet” Grant, Marty “Shampoo” Barbaro, and Dan “Kup Kup” Kupchenko, as well as Johnston took top hon-

Good day for Glacier guys Saturday, Oct. 26 was a good day weather-wise with no rain, fog, or wind, but no sun. That had 79 Glacier Greens golfers turn out to beat the course. Next week we start winter season with 9:30 full shotgun start so get your ballots in for your starting hole. Last week there were some good games and some not so good. The good ones were: Hcp. 0-12: Low gross Barry Norris 70, Doug McArthur 72, Bruce Coulter 78. Low net Chuck Kennedy 65,

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mo narrowed the gap to one on a power-play goal. Doleman would respond to increase the lead to 3-1 after strong work by Ryan Novecovsky and Beckham Willis. Minutes later, though, the Clippers added another powerplay tally to make it 3-2 late in the third. A defensive blunder later in the third left a Clipper in on a breakaway with a chance to tie the game, but Blayre Paddock made a great pad save to preserve the win. “It was nice to get our first win, particularly on the road,” said Butcher. On Sunday, the Chiefs were at home to take on the Juan de Fuca Grizzlies in an exciting, penalty filled affair. “One of our main keys on the day was to establish the intensity we need to make opposing teams have to work for every inch when they come to our rink,” said head

coach Sean Toal. From the outset, the Chiefs battled hard for every puck. Matt Gambacorta had a strong game on defence with his partner Anton Cecic and did well to keep the Grizzlies’ opportunities to a minimum. Like the day before, the game remained scoreless through the first, until midway through the second when Logan Cursley jumped in the rush to put in his second in as many games. The Grizzlies responded shortly after when a puck slipped by Paddock on a 4-on-3 man advantage for the visitors. The Chiefs responded early in the third when the line of Ben Alexander, Andre Sutter and Keenan Toal worked the cycle to create a number of scoring chances when finally Toal put one past the Grizzlies’ netminder. Minutes later, Doleman added one for the

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Discovery Community College is proud to announce the launch of its latest program, Advanced International Trade Management & Freight Forwarding Diploma. “We are very proud of this comprehensive International Trade program, which has been developed in partnership with the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) and the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA).” said Jamie Hartling, Director of New Programs and International Promotion. “The Supply Chain Management field is one of the fastest growing in Canada, with approximately 800,000 jobs across Canada and an annual vacancy rate of 10%. Our program has been designed specifically to prepare our graduates to successfully enter this sector as flexible, multi-skilled business professionals.” “I am extremely excited about this new program, which fills a real need in all the communities that we serve.” said Lois McNestry, President. “We are extemely proud of our 2012 Graduate employment rate of 96%. Our priority is to prepare students for successful employment and I am confident that the Advanced International Trade Management & Freight Forwarding Diploma will produce highly employable graduates.” The Advanced International Trade Management & Freight Forwarding

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Family Pack, 11.00 per kg

lb

Hockless Smoked Pork Picnic

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Inside Round Steak

4.39 per kg

AA GRA

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3

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Mozza Sticks 500gr, Each

5000

Q

1

99

99 per lb

6ʼs

McCain Garlic Fingers with Cheese 472gr

FREE

2for$

5

Iogo

Tubs, Zip Yogurt Tubes or Nano Fresh Cheese

Iogo

Yogurt 16x100gr

99

Iogo

Nano Drinkable Yogurt 6x93ml

8x60gr or 6x60gr or 650gr

3500 Byblos Bakery Pita Bread 6ʼs

Wonder Bread 570gr

7500

2

99

per lb

Quality Foods

A $9.69 Value

for only

Large White Eggs

$6.00

12ʼs

6

99

2

99

2

600gr

99 High Liner

Fish Sticks or Fish in Batter

4

700gr

99

High Liner

English Battered Fish or Sole Fillets

4

500gr

99

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3500

3

99

High Liner

5

99

12x100gr

• No Animal By-products • No Antibiotics • Vegetable Grain Fed

Fish & Chips in Tempura Batter

920gr

Probio Yogurt

Locally Raised BC Poultry

EGGS!

Classic Roast Ground Coffee

Iogo

per lb

& Receive

Folgers

1.5lt

7500

per lb

The new way to say yogurt!

Nestle or Christie Frozen Dessert

400gr

2

99

Locally Raised BC Porky

6 Wonder English Muffins

points

High Liner Sole Fillets

Sunrise

Fresh Pork Butt Steak Fresh Traditional Family Pack, 6.59 per kg Chicken Thighs

ON SALE

BUY 2

bonus

3000

lb

8.79 per kg

Bonus Q-Points Simply Poultry

PER

Hertel’s

Hertel’s

Family Pack, 8.79 per kg

99 4

PER

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Fresh Whole or Split Chicken Breast

Hertel’s

Fresh Boneless Pork Butt Roast

Locally Raised BC Poultry

Locally Raised BC Pork

7.69 per kg

Family Pack, 7.69 per kg

3

49

• Free Run • Grain Fed

3

49 per lb

Schneiders

Schneiders

Naturally Smoked Bacon

Fresh Ground Pork Family Pack, 6.59 per kg

Selected 375-450gr

ALL CANDLES & CANDLE HOLDERS

❖ Qualicum Foods ❖ Courtenay

4

2$ for

each

7

Maple Lodge

Chicken Wieners

Simply Poultry

30

Breaded Chicken Strips, Nuggets or Burgers 907gr, Each

OFF

5000

W i s h i n g yo u a h a p p y D e w a l i !

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QF - Ma k i n g m ea ls si m p l e!

Sharwood’s 395ml

99

4

2$ for

Heinz Tartar Sauce 369ml

Dr. Oetker

All Natural Vegetarian Indian Cuisine 285gr

Ristorante Thin Crust Pizza 325-390gr

Arctic Gardens

3

Mix

1.75kg

99

Bassili’s Best

Lasagna 907gr

Cheemo

Perogies 907gr

Legendary Steamed Rice

250gr

3 $5 for

3

99

5000 Heinz Seafood Sauce 285ml

3500

O’Tasty

HP Sauce

1lb

3500

Fully Cooked Dumplings

400ml

San Remo Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil 750ml

Tilda

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points

bonus

Indian Style Cooking Sauce

Tasty Bite

each

Bonus Q-Points

%

2

99 1

450gr

Some Restrictions Apply. Cannot be combined with any other offer.

Watch for Demo!

2$6

375gr

99

per lb

Comox ❖ Port Alberni ❖ Powell River

Chicken Bacon

for

99 2 UPSTAIRS INSIDE QUALITY FOODS IN:

lb

Maple Lodge

Wieners

500gr

PER

5

99

2$ for

5 2

99

10,000 San Remo Organic Balsamic Vinegar 500ml

5000


18

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It’s Fall Baking Time! 10kg

515-535gr

99

Hershey’s

Natural California Raisins

Chipits 200-350gr

99 Kraft

Premium 150-200gr

for

Gold Seal

Chunk or Flaked Light Tuna

Duncan Hines

Creamy Home-Style Frosting

2

2$

99

for

900gr

525-540ml

for

HOT!

Canola Oil 3lt

270-350gr

4

160gr or 300ml

2

works out to

2

Black Diamond

75 each

for

5 3 Gold Seal

Sockeye Salmon

213gr

99

Cocktail Shrimp or Crabmeat

5

4

Lactantia

Cream Cheese Product Tub,250gr

for

7

2$ for

No Yolks

5

2$ for

Ronzoni

Catelli

9

4

Black Diamond

works out to

2

700-900gr

3

99

2

Mio Water Enhancer or Crystal Light Liquid Drink Mix

Kraft

Jam

4

2

Del Monte

2$ for

for

5

3$ for

5

2$ for

5

works out to

2

15 each

Del Monte

Del Monte

Pineapple

Fruit

398ml

Selected 398ml

4x107-112.5ml

4

2$

5

4$ for

99

5

Mr. Christie, you make good... well, everything!

Stoned Wheat Thins

Christie

Christie

Crackers

Snowflake or Holiday Ritz Crackers

Potato Thins

600gr

115gr

126-311gr

3$

5

2

99

Fruit Bowls

for

Kraft

99

340gr

99

99 1kg

48ml

99

625-640gr

Peanut Butter

500ml

Shredded Cheese

Buy One, Get One FREE! BO GO!

3

99

250gr

99

Smart Ones Gourmet or Express

650ml

Kellogg’s

Family Size Rice Krispies or Raisin Bran Cereal

430-510gr

Brick Cream Cheese

500gr

2

3

00 each

Black Diamond

Lactantia

Cheddar or Mozzarella Parkay Margarine Style Slices 1.28-1.36kg

99

Kellogg’s

Mini-Wheats Cereal

Selected 312-445gr

99

Weight Watchers

Pasta Sauce

Cholesterol Free Pasta Egg White Pasta Selected

Plus Applicable Fees

Cereal

907gr

99

Gold Seal

106-120gr

2$

each

Kellogg’s

BO GO!

Cheddar Cheese

336gr

3$

9

99

99

00

350-360gr

BO GO!

75 each

400gr

¢

Lasagna or Nested Pasta

Pasta Sauce

Filled Pasta

2

Organic Whole Bean Coffee

1lt

Olivieri

Cheestrings

340gr

99

4 each 50

Olivieri

Olivieri

Check your QF App daily for even more specials! Capri

300-400gr

Salt Spring

SunRype

100% Pure Apple Juice

Say “CHEESE PLEASE!”

Premium Plus Crackers

Ready To Serve Soup

In Water, 170gr

4$

4

12’s

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Eye-opener Specials!

BO GO!

Hob Nobs or Digestive Cookies

Lipton Tea K-Cups

works out to

works out to

5

McVities

BO GO!

BO GO!

Christie

Primo

5

4$

¢

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Keurig

works out to

WOW!

450gr

750gr

Macaroni & Cheese Dinner

144’s

99

Sun-Maid

3

Orange Pekoe Tea

Moist Deluxe Cake or Cupcake Mix

Flour

9

Red Rose

2$

Buy One, Get One FREE! Special Offer!

Tea & Biscuits

Duncan Hines

Rogers

4

4 3 5 5

5 $ t Day DOWN with these great deals! c e f r Pe COOL

200gr

2

99

2$ for

Stouffer’s

Bistro Crustini

5

2$ for

5

¢

YUM!

Christie

Cookies Selected, 297-300gr

2

99


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It’s Fall Baking Time! 10kg

515-535gr

99

Hershey’s

Natural California Raisins

Chipits 200-350gr

99 Kraft

Premium 150-200gr

for

Gold Seal

Chunk or Flaked Light Tuna

Duncan Hines

Creamy Home-Style Frosting

2

2$

99

for

900gr

525-540ml

for

HOT!

Canola Oil 3lt

270-350gr

4

160gr or 300ml

2

works out to

2

Black Diamond

75 each

for

5 3 Gold Seal

Sockeye Salmon

213gr

99

Cocktail Shrimp or Crabmeat

5

4

Lactantia

Cream Cheese Product Tub,250gr

for

7

2$ for

No Yolks

5

2$ for

Ronzoni

Catelli

9

4

Black Diamond

works out to

2

700-900gr

3

99

2

Mio Water Enhancer or Crystal Light Liquid Drink Mix

Kraft

Jam

4

2

Del Monte

2$ for

for

5

3$ for

5

2$ for

5

works out to

2

15 each

Del Monte

Del Monte

Pineapple

Fruit

398ml

Selected 398ml

4x107-112.5ml

4

2$

5

4$ for

99

5

Mr. Christie, you make good... well, everything!

Stoned Wheat Thins

Christie

Christie

Crackers

Snowflake or Holiday Ritz Crackers

Potato Thins

600gr

115gr

126-311gr

3$

5

2

99

Fruit Bowls

for

Kraft

99

340gr

99

99 1kg

48ml

99

625-640gr

Peanut Butter

500ml

Shredded Cheese

Buy One, Get One FREE! BO GO!

3

99

250gr

99

Smart Ones Gourmet or Express

650ml

Kellogg’s

Family Size Rice Krispies or Raisin Bran Cereal

430-510gr

Brick Cream Cheese

500gr

2

3

00 each

Black Diamond

Lactantia

Cheddar or Mozzarella Parkay Margarine Style Slices 1.28-1.36kg

99

Kellogg’s

Mini-Wheats Cereal

Selected 312-445gr

99

Weight Watchers

Pasta Sauce

Cholesterol Free Pasta Egg White Pasta Selected

Plus Applicable Fees

Cereal

907gr

99

Gold Seal

106-120gr

2$

each

Kellogg’s

BO GO!

Cheddar Cheese

336gr

3$

9

99

99

00

350-360gr

BO GO!

75 each

400gr

¢

Lasagna or Nested Pasta

Pasta Sauce

Filled Pasta

2

Organic Whole Bean Coffee

1lt

Olivieri

Cheestrings

340gr

99

4 each 50

Olivieri

Olivieri

Check your QF App daily for even more specials! Capri

300-400gr

Salt Spring

SunRype

100% Pure Apple Juice

Say “CHEESE PLEASE!”

Premium Plus Crackers

Ready To Serve Soup

In Water, 170gr

4$

4

12’s

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Eye-opener Specials!

BO GO!

Hob Nobs or Digestive Cookies

Lipton Tea K-Cups

works out to

works out to

5

McVities

BO GO!

BO GO!

Christie

Primo

5

4$

¢

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Keurig

works out to

WOW!

450gr

750gr

Macaroni & Cheese Dinner

144’s

99

Sun-Maid

3

Orange Pekoe Tea

Moist Deluxe Cake or Cupcake Mix

Flour

9

Red Rose

2$

Buy One, Get One FREE! Special Offer!

Tea & Biscuits

Duncan Hines

Rogers

4

4 3 5 5

5 $ t Day DOWN with these great deals! c e f r Pe COOL

200gr

2

99

2$ for

Stouffer’s

Bistro Crustini

5

2$ for

5

¢

YUM!

Christie

Cookies Selected, 297-300gr

2

99


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Continental

• Local BC Pork • Lactose & Gluten Free • No Added MSG • No Growth Promotants

Freybe

Parmesano Salami

2

49 per 100gr

2

Freybe

Authentic Smoked Beef

Bonus Q-Points

49

Irish Smoked Ham

1

Freybe

per 100gr

69

Smoked Bavarian Ham

PER

100gr

Whole

BBQ Chicken Dinner Includes 24 Mojos, 400gr Salad

10,000

Q

points

bonus

Racolli Shredded Pizza Mozzarella 700gr

2000 Tre Stelle Parmesan Cheese Shaker 200gr

2500 Imperial Soft Margarine 454gr

3000

$

Medium Tub Deli Salad • Thai Sesame • Edamame • Kale with Cranberry

5

2 1 5

Asiago

Canadian

Provolone Canadian

2

per 100gr

per 100gr

Irish

Blarney, Dubliner or Reserve Cheddar 200gr

2500

Weather Permitting

1

532ml

5000 Pampers Wipes Refill 192- 216ʼs

7500 Touch Round Toothpicks 250ʼs

3000 40 or 60 Watt, 2ʼs

Kleenex Facial Tissue 120-160ʼs

2500

Chicken with Black Bean Sauce

each

Medium

9

25

595 895

Chow Mein .................. Medium

Szechuan Beef ..........

Serving Suggestions

Fresh Snapper Fillets

Wild Sockeye Salmon Fillets

Frozen or Previously Frozen

1

99

PER gr

100

Pink Salmon Fillets

7oz

Pacific Cod Portion

Frozen or Previously Frozen

4

2$ for

PER

100gr

Imitation Crab Meat

89

¢

per 100gr

Stuffed with Crab & Shrimp

1

49 per 100gr

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Medium

29

Seventh Generation Cleaner

Sylvania A19 Soft White Bulb

99

per 100gr

Average 2-4lb

Degree Deodorant or Antiperspirant

Selected, Assorted Sizes

per 100gr

99

Available at Select Stores

99

Swiss

49

Harvest Thyme Turkey Breast or Fat Free Chicken Breast

99

Shrredded

1

Schneiders

each


4

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Buy One, Get One FREE!

Bakery Fresh

Calabrese Bread

Bakery Fresh

French Baguette

BO GO! 1

works out to

35 each

works out to Bakery Fresh

Bakery Fresh

99 3

500gr

Assorted Cupcakes

works out to

Tortillas

Greek Yogourt 4x100gr

works out to

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Double Roll Bathroom Tissue 24’s

99

Country Harvest

Bakery Fresh

Garlic Bread Each

5000 Hold the Salt Natural Brazil Nuts 175gr

2$5 for

Simply Natural

Bread Organic Salsa, Dressing or Mustard

Selected 675gr

BO GO!

225

works out to

235

works out to

each

Nuts To You

each

Organic Peanut Butter

500gr

works out to

each

$

4

$

99 5

Nut-Thins 120gr

each

works out to

$

2

each

Blue Diamond

575-739ml

454gr

BO GO!

works out to

each

BO GO!

Simply Natural

Windex

6’s

2

Organic Ketchup or Pasta Sauce

BO GO!

225

Blue Diamond

330-470ml

BO GO!

Paper Towels

99 9

2$5

Your Choice!

for

6 Pack

SpongeTowels

Purex

Bonus Q-Points

Quality Fresh

Selected 570-675gr Mix N Match

248-340gr

4

3

BO GO!

Liberte

Bread

Dempster’s

for

BO GO!

Mediterranee Yogourt

each

2$

FREE!

Liberte

each

125

Dempster’s

Cream Strudel

Buy One Get One

99 2

18 Pack

each

7

Sourdough Bread

• Chocolate Chip • Oatmeal Raisin • Ranger

99 4

Mini Cake

Bakery Fresh

Cookies

8” Apple or Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

99

BO GO!

Cleaner or Wipes 765-950ml or 28’s

99 3

250

each

Whole Almonds

BO GO! works out to

$

5

each

Green Works

Natural Dishwashing Liquid 650ml

99 1

2

99

Quality Fresh

Family Favourites Pineapple Chunks 375gr

99 2

Quality Fresh

Hold the Salt Natural Pumpkin Seeds Shelled 350gr

99 4

Quality Fresh

Hold the Salt Roasted & Unsalted Almonds 225gr

2 $7 for


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NEW APPY SPECIAL!

Remember to “Fall Back” to

Quality Time!

California Premium

1

Black Seedless Grapes 4.39 per kg

Autumn Royal

99

Washington Premium

Granny Smith Apples 2.84 per kg

per lb Chilean Grown

Washington Fancy

Anjou or Bosc Pears

99

1

Honey Tangerines 3.28 per kg

5$

1

¢

for

per lb

Super Sweet Pineapples

Clamshell

per lb

California “Driscoll’s”

Fresh Strawberries

ORGA NIC Washington Grown

Organic Cello Carrots

3

99 each

ORGANI C

14

99

2$

for

7

“Photos for presentation purposes only”

Qualicum Foods - 705 Memorial 752-9281 Port Alberni - 2943 10th Ave. 723-3397 Nanoose Bay - 2443 Collins Cr. 468-7131 Parksville - 319 E. Island Hwy. 954-2262 Campbell River - 465 Merecroft Rd. 287-2820 Powell River – 4871 Joyce Ave. (604) 485-5481

2$

for

Organic Winter Squash

4

www.QualityFoods.com

Assorted

Free Wi-Fi

BC Grown Extra Fancy

1

28 Phone App

Organic Ambrosia Apples

3lb Bag

4

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Extra Fancy

BC Grown

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99

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2lb Bag

Spooky Spider Plant

3

Extra Large

3.28 per kg

Spooktacular Bouquet

2

Hawaiian “Dole”

1lb

49

per lb

Fresh Kiwi Fruit

2.18 per kg

Australian Grown

29

per lb

99 each

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Mazda Chiefs revving up for regular hockey season

THE COURTENAY MAZDA PeeWee Chiefs have been busy preparing for the start of their regular season.

COMOX VALLEY KIDSPORT executive member Britt Hanson (far right) seen with Craig Harris from Simon’s Cycles (centre) and the Bell family after Carson Bell (second from right) was the lucky winner of a 2013 Kona Lanai. The annual KidSport crosscountry run was held Oct. 16 at Huband Park Elementary to raise awareness and funds to help kids play organized sports. To learn more about KidSport in the Comox Valley, visit www.kidsportcomox. ca.

In advance of the start of league play, the Courtenay Mazda PeeWee Chiefs have had a busy and successful past two weeks. The team travelled to Abbotsford on Thanksgiving Weekend to participate in the Icebreaker Tournament. The Chiefs had some “slow feet” to start their first game against host Abbotsford, and while they recovered in the second half of the game, they ended up on the wrong side of a 3-1 score.  The Chiefs responded well on Sunday, with a dominating 8-0 win over Aldergrove early in the morning followed by a solid 6-3 win over Coquitlam in the afternoon.  A strong forecheck created numerous turnovers which the Chiefs were able to convert.  All three lines contributed to the scoring and solid defensive zone coverage and goaltending

were keys to success. A 2-1 record put the Chiefs into a semifinal game against undefeated North Delta on Monday morning.  The Chiefs opened the scoring in a hard-fought battle against North Delta squad and led 3-2 late in the game. North Delta tied the game and the Chiefs had some bad puckluck in the frantic last few minutes and through overtime, hitting a few posts but not managing to put home the winning goal. A shoot-out came next, and though goalie Mattias Smith was heroic in stopping four of five shooters, the Chiefs were not able to beat the North Delta goaltender, resulting in an earlier-than-hoped for ferry ride back home.  The coaching staff was pleased with the weekend. This past weekend the Chiefs hosted two exhibition games and came away with a well-played 9-2 victory against an overmatched Cowichan Valley B squad and a 5-2 loss to Campbell River. The Chiefs held an

early lead over the Tyees, but lost their aggressive forecheck in the middle frame which allowed the strong Campbell River team to come back to

take the lead. Despite a flurry of good scoring chances in the third, the Chiefs were unable to overcome the deficit. – Courtenay Mazda PeeWee Chiefs

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Try ice skating

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Looking to try skating for the first time? Already have basic skating skills and want more ice time and instruction? The Comox Valley Skating Club is offering a four-week “Try it out opportunity” on Saturdays, 11 to 11:45 a.m. from Nov. 16 to Dec. 7. Thirty minutes of instruction in a

HOCKEY VANCOUVER ISLAND JUNIOR LEAGUE North Division GP W L T OTL PTS GF GA 16 14 2 0 0 28 70 31 18 9 8 0 1 19 61 81 16 8 6 1 1 18 62 52 18 2 15 1 0 5 45 86 South Division Team GP W L T OTL PTS GF GA Victoria Cougars 16 14 1 0 1 29 85 28 Westshore Stingers 19 8 8 1 2 19 67 81 Peninsula Panthers 17 7 7 2 1 17 67 64 Saanich Braves 16 7 8 1 0 15 45 55 Kerry Park Islanders 18 5 10 0 3 13 57 81 Oct. 26 Westshore 3 Comox Valley 4 Oct. 31 Comox Valley @ Nanaimo Nov. 1 Comox Valley at Saancih Nov. 2 Peninsula Panthers @ Comox Valley 7:30 p.m. SC#1 Team Nanaimo Buccaneers C.V. Glacier Kings Campbell River Storm Oceanside Generals

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VIJHL Top 10 Player Tm G A B. Lervold WS 9 19 B. deVries CR 13 14 B. Taekema CR 13 14 G. Dunlop Nan 8 17 C. Logan Pen 11 13 A. Milligan KPI 14 9 D. Pernal Com 13 10 M. Walton Vic 12 11 S. Brett Com 12 11 M. Fretz Vic 9 14 Glacier Kings Top 10 Player GP G A Duncan Pernal 18 13 10 Sheldon Brett 17 12 11 Ali Gotmy 18 7 12 Derian Hamilton 16 3 11 Liam Shaw 18 5 8 Taylor Bowman 17 1 9 Nicholas Tupper 17 2 7 Jonas Harvath 16 6 2 Grant Iles 17 4 4 Cody Eliason 18 2 5

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1. South Delta (1) 2. South Kamloops (6) 3. Handsworth (10 4, Elgin Park (8) 5. Earl Marriott (5) 6. Kelowna (3) 7. Riverside (4) 8. West Van (6) 9. G.P. Vanier (9) 10. Argyle (7)

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50+ Seniors Team QTR YTD Flyers 18 94 Happy Wanderers 15 74 Amigos 15 67 Spare Shooters 13 74 Quinsam Auto 12 75 Limeys 10 72 Class Act 6 69 Strikers 3 76 Hopefuls 2 86 King Pins 1 73 Team High Game Score Spare Shooters 651 High Game Hcp. Happy Wanderers 881 High Series Score Spare Shooters 1819 High Series Hcp. Flyers 2534 Men High Game Score Mike Gribble 214 High Game Hcp. Mike Gribble 255 High Series Score Hogie McCrae 537 High Series Hcp. Mike Gribble 656 Ladies High Game Score Sandy McKinlay 188 High Game Hcp. Jeanette Tebbutt 256 High Series Score Linda Franz 533 High Series Hcp. Darileen Barker 698

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Tuesday Night Mixed Team QTR YTD Screaming Eagles 76 76 The B.U.F.F.’S 72 72 Ryan’s Pizzeria 70 70 U.K. Plus 65 65 Assoc. Team 55 55 EZDUZIT 55 55 King Pins 50 50 Team High Scratch Game Assoc. Team 863 High Hcp. Game Assoc. Team 1156 High Scratch Series Assoc. Team 2449 High Hcp. Series Assoc. Team 3328 Individual High Scratch Game Doug Ellis 210, Elfrieda Macklin 185 High Hcp. Game Doug Ellis 252, Babs Andrews 255 High Scratch Series Doug Ellis 565, Michelle Palmer 492 High Hcp. Series Doug Ellis 691, Babs Andrews 690

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Team Standings Team YTD Courtenay Absolutes 74 Courtenay Bad Boys 67 Grif Flyers 51 Comox Breeze Boys 46 Grif Archers 46 Comox C-Dogs 40 Courtenay Cool Cats 36 Top Ten Averages Player Avg. Bill Durant 65.00 Ernie Linden 56.62 Joe McNeil 55.00 Daniel Leaman 54.75 Glen Litchfield 53.16 Bill Macpherson 51.42 Jack Ethier 51.41 John Chequis 51.86 Terry Hills 51.66 Nick Doubinin 51.39 Games Won This Week Team W Comox Breeze Boys Bye Grif Flyers 18 Comox C-Dogs 13 Courtenay Bad Boys 12 Courtenay Absolutes 12 Courtenay Cool Cats 11 Grif Archers 6 High Chekout Ernie Linden 116 High Score Ernie Linden 171 180s Terry Hills 2, Jamie Deith 1

8-BALL C.V. POOL LEAGUE Team RW PT GW Misspent Youth 24 805 65 Chalk-A-Holics 21 781 62 Choc-O-Lot 20 808 60 Drive By 20 766 56 Breaking Bad 20 718 46 Rack-No-Phobia 19 816 64 Scratch 19 767 56 Classics 17 782 54 Balls In Hand 16 728 49 Cue-Tease 15 699 44 4 Men & A Lady 13 690 42 Who’s Counting? 13 656 37 Chalk-N-Awe 12 714 50 Team Cuddles 12 742 49 The Breakers 12 653 39 Darn Winians 6 614 32 Mex Hookers 6 587 28 Chalk One Up! 5 640 31 Player of Year Standings Player GP Pts Ostwald, Werner 20 99.5 Horton, Rob 20 95.2 Grenier, Dominick 24 83.7 Caton, Bernie 20 77.1 Kellogg, Jim 12 73.6 Robinson, Shane 15 71.4 Stewart, Wayne 24 65.4

$2 Admission READY TO RUMBLE Riea Von Slasher is set to face KC Spinelli on the Nov. 9 Slams for Sebastian 2 pro wrestling fundraiser card at the K’ómoks Band Hall. Tickets are at Cash Store (470 Puntledge Rd. Courtenay 250-3385800), Instaloans (1995 Cliffe Ave. Courtenay 250-898-3500) and JetFM (1625 McPhee Ave. Courtenay 250-334-2421). Campbell River singer/songwriter Chandra Booth is scheduled to sing the national anthem. The first Slams raised almost $1,500 to help the parents of Sebastian Cobban pay for his medical bills.

Comox Medical CliniC flu clinics

Flu Clinics will be available to ALL COMOX MEDICAL CLINIC PATIENTS who are: • aged 65+ and their caregivers • adults and children 9+ with a chronic health condition and their household contacts (e.g. cancer, cardiac disorders, respiratory, diabetes, kidney or liver disease) • children 6 months – 5 years old and their caregivers • health care workers Please go to viha.ca/flu for further details **Children 6 months to 12 years Please call to book a flu shot appointment

seasonal flu shot scHEDulE Wednesday OCt 30 5-7 Pm saturday nOv 2 11 am-1 Pm Wednesday nOv 6 5-7 Pm saturday nOv 9 11 am - 1 Pm Patients aged 13+ NO APPOINTMENT REQUIRED

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UNDERSTANDING ARTHRITIS A Presentation at Berwick Comox Valley by the Arthritis Society of Canada

If you have been diagnosed with arthritis, or think you may have this painful disease, this FREE seminar will help you understand the importance of pain management, medications, exercise and complementary therapies. You will also learn about the many tools and aids available to help make life easier. Register today by calling the Arthritis Society at

250-338-0826 and join us at 7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 30, 2013 In the Community Room at Berwick Comox Valley Facilitated by Cari Taylor, Manager of Education & Services for the Arthritis Society, Vancouver Island Region Register today, and invite family and friends to join you.

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March 8, 1929 – September 17, 2013 Bennie Girard was a longtime resident of the Comox Valley, who died as a result of a fall in her home. Bennie was predeceased by her husband Paul in 2001 and her friend Lou Des Meules in 2003. Bennie will be missed by friends; Collette, Victoria, Tasula, Alexa and Lo, as well as family in QuĂŠbec and local families; the Des Meules and the Lalic’s (Alex and Jim and their families) and Suzanne Racine and her daughter Marie. Known to many as “Mrs. Girardâ€?, Bennie was respected and had a keen wit and a great sense of humour. She was an engaging and articulate person with a quick smile. She will also be missed greatly by her other family at “Chancesâ€?. “She also loved fast cars!â€? No service by request. Informal interment at the niche wall, Courtenay Civic Cemetery on Monday Nov. 4, 2013 at 3:00pm, followed by refreshments at “Chancesâ€? in the cafĂŠ.

September 1, 1935 – October 21, 2013 Keith passed away on October 21, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was predeceased by his parents Walter Thomas and Mina Cobbledick, his sister Eileen and his brother Tom. He is survived and will be greatly missed by his wife Beryl Louise Cobbledick, his daughters Helen Malo (Pierre) of Greenwood, N.S. and Carol Butler (David) of Ottawa, Ont., his grandchildren Luc and Diane Malo and Erica and Ryan Butler as well as his brother Jim Cobbledick (Myrna) of Killarney, MB. Keith was an active member of the Lions Club where he was a fundraiser and a Red Cross Blood Donor. He retired after 44 years with TD Bank, working in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. In his leisure time Keith was an avid curler and golfer. He was a long time member and organizer at the Comox Curling Club and member of the Sunnydale Golf Course where he enjoyed having an active part in the golf and curling community. “We love you and we will miss you� If friends so wish, donations in Keith’s memory to the local food bank would be appreciated. Private interment of urn at a later date.

Remembering you is easy; We do it each and every day; Missing you is the hardest part; It will never go away. Your heart, the voice within of our souls; We listen tenderly, as it sings; And in that rhythmic beating; We hear your Angel wings. Today, tomorrow; Our whole lives through We will always love; and forever In our hearts remember you. Love Billy, Steven and Heidi xoxoxoxo

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February 4, 1942 – October 22, 2013 Our dear precious “Coke� left us early in the morning on October 22 with family by her side. She was one of God’s special angels who touched the lives of all who knew her. Loved and cherished by her husband Roy, children Robyn (Carol), Brooks (Skye), Trini (Ken) stepdaughter Sheryl (John), and the joy of her life, her grandchildren, Travis, Emma, Jack and Cohen. Colleen is predeceased by her first husband Norm Hill in 1986, brother Sam and her parents Stan and Margaret Brown. Left behind to rejoice in many special memories are her brothers Vince, Steve (Janice), sisters Cheri Owens, sisters in-law, Ann Milburn (John), Jackie Haas (Don), Judy Hamm (Ron) and her very special Auntie, Vi Walker McLean. She will also be lovingly remembered by her many nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends, whose lives she touched so deeply. Coke worked as a library aid in the school system until her retirement in 1997. Her retirement years opened many new doors and an opportunity to travel extensively with Roy. She was very active in the community and a dedicated member of the Cumberland Community Church. She touched many lives as a volunteer with Thrifty Foods (Sendial) and Too Good To Be Threw (Comox Valley Transition Society). The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to all who have provided gifts of food, flowers, cards and phone calls over the past months while Coke was at home. We are also grateful and give thanks for the care and compassion of Drs Wiens and Winter, the Comox Valley Home Support workers and nurses who attended Colleen so lovingly. A Celebration of Life will be held at St. George’s United Church on Saturday, November 2nd at 2 p.m., with Pastor Ted Edelman officiating. The family request no flowers. Anyone wishing to make a donation to honour Colleen’s memory, please do so to the Cumberland Community Church, P.O. Box 438 Cumberland, B.C. V0R 1S0. God saw you getting tired When a cure was not to be So He put His arms around you And whispered “Come to Me� You didn’t deserve what you went through So He took you home to rest Oh, God’s garden must be beautiful, For He has taken the best.

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Reynen, Jessie Mitchell November 29, 1921 Devoted mother and Jessie Reynen, passed away with her family at her side at Evergreen Seniors Home in Campbell River on October 16, 2013. Jessie was predeceased by her loving husband Maurice, sisters Ruth and Marjorie, brothers Jim and John, and granddaughter Leah. She is survived by her sister Ethel (Edward), children Janet, Patricia, Maureen (Bill), Dan (Faye), David (Brenda), 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. In her ninety one years, Jessie had many friends who were special to her, but closest were her dear friends Sereine, Anne, and Regina. Jessie was born in Liverpool, England and moved to Winnipeg, MB before her first birthday. She moved to Powell River in the early 50’s and on to Point Holmes (Comox) in 1953. She and Maurice worked together building 12 houses and raising their five children until his death in 1971. Jessie carried on without Moe, raising their two young sons until they left the nest like their older sisters. At 50, Jessie learned to drive to get the boys to hockey, school, and for general taxi-mom service. She went on many trips to Reno and cruise ship vacations after the boys left home, but her favourite thing to do was spoil her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. The family wishes to thank Cindy and her devoted staff at the Evergreen Seniors Home, Jessie’s home for the last three years, for their love and care. We are sorry we cannot name you all, but you know how much Jessie loved each of you. Thank you also to Dr. Hinds for his kindness as Jessie walked her final mile. Jessie Reynen will remain forever in our hearts

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RYAN, Donald Bruce James Aug. 17, 1941- Oct. 2, 2013 “Gone Fishing with White Caps to Join Mario� It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Bruce on October 2, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Comox, BC. Bruce was born in Vancouver, BC to his mother, Dorothy Plumb, where he was soon after adopted by parents Don and Doris Ryan of New Westminster, BC. After graduating from Lester Pearson High School he attended the University of British Columbia where he studied Commerce. Bruce’s passion for fishing began as a young man when he began deckhanding for Canadian Fishing Company. He later worked as a dockworker and longshoreman at Pacific Coast Terminal. Bruce’s employment with Continental Explosives brought him and his wife of 30 years, Cameron Spencer Ryan (predeceased him in 1996), to Nanaimo, BC where they raised their boys, Drew and Darcy. Bruce’s later employment brought him to Menzies Bay Division in Campbell River as a driller blaster for MacMillan Bloedel. Bruce’s love for the outdoors prompted many family camping and fishing adventures. Bruce spent the last nine years of his life with his loving wife Donna Vye, living in Comox and on their 50 foot yacht, Rana III in Nanaimo. Together they fulfilled many of their dreams fishing, boating, traveling, visiting family and friends, and making wondrous memories. To the end of his life, Bruce shared his passions and interests with friends and family. Bruce is lovingly remembered by his wife Donna Vye (Clements), son Darcy of Nanaimo, BC (Jesse), son Drew and Christine of Tofino, BC (Tylan and Tayte); sister Maureen of Twin Lakes, BC (Donnie and Julie), and many other relatives and friends. A Celebration of Bruce’s Life will be held at the Nanaimo Yacht Club on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the BC Cancer Agency or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Online condolences may be offered at www.hwwallacecbc.com

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PERSONALS ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS If you want to drink, it is your business, if you want to Stop it is ours. Ph: A.A 250-338-8042 Call Any Time 24/7

Annual General Meeting of the Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Society to be held Friday, November 8, 2013 at 10am 607 Cumberland Rd. Courtenay. Elections will be held. New members welcome.

Nar-Anon are you affected by someone’s use of drugs, we can help. Wed. Group 7:30pm at 280-4th St. Eureka Support Society contact Jack 3343485. Fri. Group 8:00pm, Komok’s Health Centre, 3322 Comox Rd. Call Rene 334-2392.

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LOST AND FOUND FOUND: LADY’S RING, On the path around Lewis Park. Call to identify 250-338-7610

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Notice of Annual General Meeting Members (with 2013-2014 paid up membership) are advised that the AGM of the CJC is scheduled for 12 noon to 12:30 PM, Thursday, November 28th in our offices: Suite C2-450 Eighth Street, Courtenay, B.C. Consideration will be given to the ordinary business of an AGM, there are no extraordinary resolutions or business items being presented.

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LEGALS NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS BEVERLY ELAINE LEVIA, deceased, formerly of 105 - 2970 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, BC, are required to send full particulars of such claims to the executor, c/o Allen & Company, 480 Tenth Street, Courtenay, BC V9N 1P6, on or before the 15th day of November, 2013, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that have been received. Catherine L. Miller Barrister & Solicitor 480 Tenth Street, Courtenay, BC, V9N 1P6 (250) 703-2583

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

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We are currently seeking a highly motivated and hard working team member to join Mainstream Canada. Our company is the Canadian division of the international aquaculture company Cermaq. We are a growth oriented company, focusing on being one of the major global salmon farming companies. We strive for quality of our product, safe working environments and sustainable aquaculture. Mainstream recognizes the importance of high fish health standards. As a Fish Health Technician, you will be part of a dynamic team responsible for monitoring and reporting on fish health issues, conducting research and development initiatives and conducting quality assurance sampling programs. The ideal applicant will have extensive experience in salmon aquaculture and superior planning skills. You must have excellent computer and communication skills. The shift schedule for this position operates 4 days on and 3 day off. Camp work may be necessary at times. Prerequisites to hiring are a fitness test and criminal record check. We offer competitive wages, a corporate bonus program, excellent company paid benefits package, and a matching retirement fund plan. If you have the skills we are looking for, and you would like to become part of our team, please forward a resume by November 4th, 2013, in person, by fax or e-mail to: Mainstream Canada #203 – 919 Island Highway Campbell River, BC V9W 2C2 Fax: (250) 286-0042 E-Mail: careers@mainstreamcanada.com

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We are currently seeking highly motivated and hard working team members to join Mainstream Canada. Our company is the Canadian division of the international aquaculture company Cermaq. We are a growth oriented company, focused on being one of the major global salmon farming companies. We strive for quality of our product, safe working environments and sustainable aquaculture. As a Husbandry Technician you will be responsible for general farm operations including feeding and care of fish stocks. Duties would include operation and basic maintenance of auto feeders, boats and equipment in the marine environment. Familiarity of the concepts of fish growth and stock management would be an asset. The ability to understand and adhere to our Standard Operating Procedures is essential. We offer camp-based positions operating 8 days on and 6 day off. Prerequisites to hiring are a fitness test and criminal record check. We offer competitive wages, a corporate bonus program, company paid benefits package, and a matching retirement fund plan. If you have the skills we are looking for, and you would like to become part of our team, please forward a resume, in person, by fax or e-mail to: Mainstream Canada Suite 203-916 Island Highway Campbell River, BC V9W 2C2 Fax: 250-725-1250 E-Mail: careers@mainstreamcanada.com Please state “Husbandry Technician� in subject line DEADLINE TO APPLY: November 8, 2013

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Doug is survived by his two children, Sara Grimstead (Ryan) and Dylan Grimstead. His father Dennis Grimstead, sister Karen Grimstead (Rob), niece Stephanie Turner and nephew Roy Turner.

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Also, the Mother of his children and close friend Cathy Grimstead. And Doug’s ever-present buddy Maxmillion.

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Doug was predeceased by his Mother Geraldine Grimstead. Doug was born in Halifax, N.S., moved to Sidney, B.C as a ‘service brat’ and then spent from 1974 onwards living in the Comox Valley. Doug started at Field’s Sawmill back when he was 16 years old and was there till the mill shut down.

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Doug leaves behind many extended family as well as many friends he has met over the years. Doug’s unique sense of humour and his wonderful boisterous laugh will be remembered in the hearts and memories in all those that knew and loved him. Doug’s family wish to extend sincere thanks to Andree of Home Care Nursing as he truly appreciated your way with his care. To the care aides, especially Dave as you ‘got the job done’. The Livingroom Pharmacy for all the home deliveries. Neighbour Kevin, dear friend & lunch-goer Brenda, and mechanic/friend Ken. You made his last months that much easier.

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Doug enjoyed a good day fishing, a great camping trip to any lake on the island, campfires and a good steak on the BBQ any time of the year.

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MEET OUR RECRUITERS – THURS. NOV. 7th, 2:00 to 7:00 pm Bring your resume and a current drivers’ abstract to Best Western Plus - Westerly Hotel & Convention Centre 1590 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay Can’t attend? Speak to a recruiter at 1.800.9SANJEL, or e-mail careers@sanjel.com today.

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JOBS IN Alberta. Large Beef Processor in High River, Alberta looking for experienced butchers. $17.00 - $18.70 hour. Call Laszlo: (403)652 8404 or send an email: laszlo_bodor@cargill.com

FIREARMS TRAINING & C.O.R.E. Non Restricted & restricted. C.O.R.E. Course starts: Fri. Nov. 15 6pm-10pm Sat. Nov. 16 8am-noon C.O.R.E. continues Nov. 18, 19, 20 6pm-10pm Two pieces of ID required. For info contact: Granlund Fire Arms 250-286-9996 2nd Hand Military Store 250-337-1750 Tyee Marine 250-334-2942

WESTCAN - Interested In Being Our Next Ice Road Trucker? Haul liquid, dry bulk or freight to the diamond mines on the winter road (ice road) from mid-January to mid-April. Not Interested in driving on the ice? Drive resupply from southern locations in Alberta to Yellowknife, NT. Apply online at: www.westcanbulk.ca or Phone: 1.888.WBT.HIRE (1.888.928.4473) for further details.

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HELP WANTED

STYLIST REQUIRED FT or PT. Call Kim at 250-703-1412 or drop off resume to 442A Duncan Ave., Courtenay.

HELP WANTED An Alberta Oilfield Company is hiring dozer and excavator operators, Lodging and meals provided. Drug testing required. Call (780)723-5051 Edson,Alta. HAIR STYLIST WANTED $1000 HIRING BONUS full time/part time for First Choice Hair Cutters in their Courtenay location. Guaranteed $12/hour, 25% profit sharing,paid overtime, benefits, paid birthday, vacation pay, annual advanced training and advancement opportunities. Phone 1-866-4724339 today for an interview.

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UNION BAY CREDIT UNION is looking for an experienced Financial Service Representative to join their lending team on a full-time basis. QualiďŹ cations: 3 years minimum lending & investment experience, computerized loan application system experience, MS Office Suite proficient, positive communication skills. Wages: $18.63 - $22.95 per hour Deadline: 5:00pm November 1, 2013 Please submit a resume and cover letter via email to: brouleau@ubcu.ca Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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Computer Technician The City of Courtenay invites applications for the position of “Computer Technician� in the Information Technology Division. This position assists in the planning, prioritizing and evaluation of daily repairs and maintenance of computer systems; provides help desk support and first line maintenance and repairs on PCs and related equipment; assists in the daily operation of the Local Area Network and carries out fixes; assists in the installation and maintenance of server hardware and software; monitors, inspects, maintains, and assists in repairing the wireless stations; and develops and maintains current equipment inventory records, and purchases small equipment and software. For complete details, please go to our website at www.courtenay.ca and click on “Employment Opportunities�.

AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT OPERATORS Emcon Services Inc, Road and Bridge Maintenance contractor, is looking for Auxiliary Equipment Operators for the current winter season to perform a variety of winter related road maintenance activities including operating snowplows and sanding trucks. Operators are needed for Comox Valley, Hornby Island, Denman Island, Campbell River, Gold River, Port Hardy, Sayward and Woss area. QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE: • • • • •

Valid BC Driver’s Licence (minimum Class 3 / air). Proven highway trucking experience Experience driving tandem axle vehicles and Operating a variety of transmissions. Pre-employment drug screening

Qualified applicants are invited to submit rÊsumÊs, along with photocopy of driver’s licence, an up-to-date driver’s abstract and references to substantiate driving experience to: Emcon Services Inc. Box 1300 - 3190 Royston Rd Cumberland, BC V0R 1S0 Island@emconservices.ca Fax: 250-336-8892 * Please specify the area that you would be able to work *

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BURGER KING at 2751 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, BC, needs F/T permanent Food Counter Attendants. No formal education, no experience req’d. Duties: take food orders, take payments, wrap food items, clean work area, etc. Wages $10.50 per hour. Resume: jobburgerking@yahoo.ca

CARRIERS NEEDED IMMEDIATELY

250-338-0725 Carriers Needed Substitute Carrier Needed COURTENAY

RTE #210 Fitgerald, Grant, Harmston, Kilpatrick & 18th St. RTE #360 Mallard & Thorpe Rte #396 Hobson, Stephens, Zerkee, Robertson, Astun & 6th St. E. RTE # 495 Crown Isle Dr, Monarch Dr, Royal Pl, Bristol Way & Regency Pl.

COMOX RTE #605 Orchard Park, Baybrook, Filberg & Mack Laing Crt. circulation@comoxvalleyrecord.com

CAREER OPPORTUNITY Finance Clerk The City of Courtenay invites applications for the position of “Finance Clerkâ€? in the Financial Services Department. This position is part of a team that performs reception, telephone switchboard and cashier duties for City Hall; prepares utility and annual property and parcel tax levy billings; processes accounts payables and payroll; performs general and speciďŹ c bookkeeping and accounting tasks and maintains various records; and assists with the implementation of the annual statutory property tax sale. For complete details, go to our website at www.courtenay. ca and click on “Employment Opportunitiesâ€?.

NOW HIRING Western Forest Products Inc. is an integrated Canadian forest products company located on Vancouver Island that is committed to the safety of our employees, the culture of performance and the discipline to achieve results. We currently have the following openings:

HD Mechanic (North Island) Excavator Operator (Gold River) Driller/Blaster (Gold River) Certified Millwright (Chemainus) Sawmill Supervisor (GY Shift-Chemainus) Grapple Yarder Hooktender (Port Alice) Hand Faller (Woss)

ADULTS & SENIORS WELCOME NO COLLECTIONS GREAT WAY TO EXERCISE AND MAKE MONEY AT THE SAME TIME

Human Resource Department Facsimile: 1.866.840.9611 Email: resumes@westernforest.com

TRADES, TECHNICAL JOURNEYMAN AUTOMOTIVE Service Technician(s) in Hanna Alberta. Hanna Chrysler Ltd. offers competitive wages from $32/hour, negotiable depending on experience. Bright, modern shop. Full-time permanent with benefits. Friendly town just 2 hours from major urban centres. More info at: hannachrylser.ca. Fax 403-854-2845; or send an email to: chrysler@telusplanet.net.

PERSONAL Assistant Wanted. Duties include planning and organization, errands and shopping, transportation, food preparation, and light cleaning. Must be a good multi-tasker, flexible, motivated, trustworthy and committed to excellence. Hours and schedule are negotiable, however some evenings and weekend availability a plus. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Please email with your resume and cover letter to resumes1@shaw.ca.

HOME CARE/SUPPORT SEEKING mature male companion for fit and healthy Parkinson patient. Four hours a day, located in Cumberland. Remuneration to be discussed. We need someone with compassion, a sense of humor and a love of the outdoors. Car is an asset. Please contact Annabelle: annabella.annabelle@gmail.com

or 250-334-7148

HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD

Boston Pizza Courtenay has completed their renovations and is expanding their team. We are accepting resumes for: Experienced Servers Requirements: personable, team player, schedule flexibility. Please drop resumes off in person at: BOSTON PIZZA 2633 Cliff Ave. or email: bp8@shaw.ca

LEGAL SERVICES

CRIMINAL RECORD? Don’t let it block employment, travel, education, professional, certification, adoption property rental opportunities. For peace of mind & a free consultation call 1-800-347-2540.

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES CARPENTRY

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

GARDENING

JOURNEYMAN HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC is required for coastal logging operations near Woss, BC. Year round employment with full benefits. Further details can be found at www.hdlogging.com Please fax resume to 250-287-9259.

PERSONAL SERVICES FINANCIAL SERVICES HANDYPERSONS

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KITCHEN Helper: Secondary & experience is an asset, but not required. Willing to work evening & weekend shift. Wash, peel and chop for food preparation, assist cooks. 37.5hrs/wk, 10.25-$12/hr,

FINANCIAL SERVICES

30 YRS exp, any job. Free estimates, seniors discounts. Call (250)703-2217.

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

HOME IMPROVEMENTS FLOORING SALE Over 300 Choices

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HOMES FOR RENT

RECREATION

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MAPLE HUTCH approx 5-4ft glass doors at top, two draws & cupboard. $75. 250-8711447 or abayly@shaw.ca

SQUIRE BASS guitar includes stand and bag and a bass PV amp, 112 series. Excellent condition, $275. Call (250)9411401.

UNDER $300 HANKOOK TIRES4 1856015 mounted on 4 bolt wheels. $250. (250)331-9237 or (250)650-1843.

FURNITURE CANADA MADE solid maple dining room suite. Extends to 90�. Incl. 6 chairs, glass door china cabinet w/hutch; corner cabinet/hutch $950. 6 Occasional vintage side tables; drop leaf coffee table; small circular table. Royal Albert Memory Lane complete service for 12 ppl. Call 250-8900662 for appt. SINGLE TWIN bed, new, complete with mattress & bedding $200. obo. Sofa & matching armchair, brown tones, good cond. $250. obo. Call 250339-6503, Comox.

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

MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE

SPORTING GOODS MARES DIVE gear and 2 tanks (aluminum 80). Call (250)339-5667. NATIONAL POOL Table two sets of balls rack, six ques. $1000 o.b.o. 250-334-8606

REAL ESTATE

DELTA 10� tablesaw, shop compressor, 13� Delta planer, 6� Jointer, router & bits, moulding set, 7� Dato set. 250-335-9192 or 250-3311816 ELEGANT MAHOGANY china cabinet Excellent condition $300. Beautiful custom made lined drapes with pelmets & swags - $200. 250-339-9124 ESTATE SALE of Construction quality brand name materials & tools. Call (250)3394970. HALLOWEEN COSTUMES for rent. Huge selection All in adult sizes. Courtenay Costume Rentals. 250-334-3687 HEINTZMAN PIANO - Upright for sale. Great condition. $1700. Please call to view this lovely piano. 250-338-6757 RATTAN DECK set - $225. Metal 10’x10’ gazebo - $80. Round table w/4 chairs - $60. 250-338-2704 STEEL BUILDINGS/metal buildings 60% off! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-4572206 or visit us online at: www.crownsteelbuildings.ca WEDDING ORNAMENTS for Sale: 22 Garnier Vases, 16� feather balls, white, 22 sm reflective table mirrors, 66 tea lights, $1000. 9 Bride maids dresses starting at $80. Call (250)287-0081.

AUCTIONS

VICTORIA 2 BDRM CONDO 1380 sq ft. Quiet 55+ bldg near Hillside Mall & Jubilee Hospital. No-step entry. $203,000. Call Claire 1-250858-6775.

FULL DUPLEX- Oceanview, 2 bdrm, 1 bath each side, extensively renovated, new just about everything, including metal roof. $320,000. 250850-0998.

CUSTOM 5 Bedroom + Den, 3 bath, 2900 Sq Ft. with many extras! Amazing location with private, serene backyard & mountain views. $498,000. 2069 Varsity Drive. (250)926-0030. View photos on UsedCampbellRiver.com

MOBILE HOMES & PARKS

FULL DUPLEX-Oceanview, 2 bdrm, 1 bthm each side, extensively renovated, new just about everything, including metal roof. $320,000. 250850-0998

FOR SALE BY OWNER 3 BDRM Townhouse, corner unit, 772 Robron Rd, Campbell River. 1300 sq ft. Remote control garage. Patio. Mountain view. Close to shopping and recreation. $189,000. Please call (778)475-0902. COURTENAY-E RANCHER for sale 1800sqft, custom built, 3 bdrm & den, nice yard. R.V parking. F.M.I 250-338-5962 STEVENSON PLACE, Comox- 1 bdrm unit, supportive living, 24hr responder on site, close to shopping, doctor’s, golf course. For more information, please phone, (250)339-0358 or email: pcalcutt@shaw.ca SUNNY COOMBS field/treed acreage. Room for revenue development. Comfortable 2 floors of 1400 sq ft. Wood, hot water heat $745,000. Phone/Fax 250-248-4495.

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CAMPBELL RIVER

2896 APPLE DR. Located in the heart of Willow Point, this 1478 sqft rancher offers 4bdrms, 2bths, newer kitchen, roof & flooring. Private fncd yard, RV parking. $259,000. http://sites.google.com/site/ 2896appledrive Kim: 250-923-6503.

APARTMENT/CONDOS

5’X8’ WOOL AREA Rug $250. 2 yr. Old wing brocade swoop back couch - $325. Ultnamatic medical bed 4 yrs. old with 25yr. warranty, lifts head, massages-auto. - paid $5,200, selling for $2,200. Smoke free home, all like new. 250-338-2166. ASSORTED ROOKIE baseball cards. Dual cassette tape recorder and player (component - needs amplifier). Assorted VCR movies, assorted cassette tapes. Call for details (250)339-4038 or email: p.horgen@utoronto.ca

RV RESORT ON THE LAKE

“Serving Campbell River & Vancouver Island since 1967�

14 X 52 MOBILE - thoroughly reconditioned, wheel chair accessible, vacant. Located at Arden Mobile Home Park. $26,900 - for viewing phone 250-890-9182

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LADYSMITH

Quality manufactured home. Easy living at less than $1,000 per month. Hardiplank exterior. Fridge, stove & dishwasher incl. Pets allowed. Only 45 min. from Victoria & 15 min from Nanaimo. Near transit, community centre, pool & town. Quiet adult community,. $119,900. Call 250-246-0637

RENTALS APARTMENT/CONDO COMOX RENOVATED Studio $600/mo. Avail Now. 250702-5339 COURTENAY- 2 bdrm, 1 bath, 5 appls, storage, balcony, prking. NS/NP. $825. Call (250)702-7037.

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CLOSE TO GOOSE SPIT 3 bdrm, 2 bath, F&S, family rm, carport, fenced yrd, N/S, No pets. Avail. Immed. $1,100/mth RURAL HOME 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath, on no thru street, 5 appls, carport, beautifully landscaped fenced yrd, deck, wired workshop, N/S, No pets. Avail. Immed. $1,350/mth CLOSE TO DRIFTWOOD MALL 2 bdrm, 1 bath rancher, 4 appls, laminate flrs, landscaping incl., N/S, No pets, Avail Nov 1 $1,000/mth COURTENAY EAST 4 bdrm, 2 1/2 bath home, 3 appls + B/I vac, fam rm, gas f/P, double garage, fenced yrd, N/S, No pets. Avail. Dec. 1 - $1,400/mth UNION BAY COTTAGE Bachelor unit with 1 bath, fridge & hotplate, hydro incl, N/S, No pets. Avail. Nov. 1 $450/mth BEAUTIFUL WATERFRONT HOME 2 bdrm + den, 2 bath, 5 appls, gas F/P, hot tub, sauna, 2 decks, N/S, pet neg. w/ref. Avail. Immed. - $2,000/mth COMOX RANCHER updated 3 bdrm, 1 bath, 5 appls, garage, mostly fenced yrd, on a quiet cul-de-sac, N/S, No pets. Avail. Immed. $1,200/mth

Royal LePage in the Comox Valley (Property Mgmt Division) #121 - 750 Comox Road Courtenay, BC VAN 3P6 Phone (250) 897-1300 Fax (250) 897-1330 Interior viewings for the following vacancies are by approved application and appointment only. Houses & Suites APARTMENTS 314-205 1st St 2Bed 2 Bath N/S N/P 5 Appliances $875/mth Avail. Nov.1 303-4686 Alderwood 3 Bed 2 Bath N/S 5 Appliances $975/mth Avail. Nov.15 327-2300 MansďŹ eld 2 Bed 2 Bath N/S N/P 6 Appliances $1050/mth Avail. Nov.1 DUPLEX/TOWNHOUSE

COURTENAY- 2 bdrm, F/S, D/W, W/D. NS/NP. Avail Nov 1. $750. 250-702-4857.

339A NimNim Pl 3 Bed 2 Bath N/S 5 Appliances $875/mth Avail. Immed.

COURTENAY EAST- 2 bdrm condo, private patio, 6 appls, Large storage room. 2/prkng. Shopping, NIC. NS/NP. $850. Avail now. (250)338-6480.

350B NimNim Pl 2 Bed 1Bath N/S N/P 5 Appliances $675/mth Avail. Nov.1

COURTENAY- TOP floor condo, Mountain view, 2 bdrm, 2 bath. $795. Call (250)7521693 or (250)228-9891.

14-1335 13th St 2 Bed 1Bath N/S N/P 5 Appliances $800/mth Avail Nov 1st

COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL

Spots available at Great Rates. Daily, weekly, monthly. Pool, Hot tub, exercise room, laundry, putting green, hiking, fishing, Pickle Ball Court. Free coffee in one of the best clubhouses on the island. Nanaimo area. www.resortonthelake.com 250-754-1975 or

HOUSES

TRENDY TIN Town location, 1500 sq ft, 10’ ceilings, bay door, plenty of natural light. Suitable for retail, studio, offices etc. Reasonable rent, NO triple net. Ph 250-897-0950 days, 250-703-0400 eves.

3449 Hope Rd 3 Bed 2 Bath N/S 5 Appliances $1200/mth Avail Nov 15th

HOMES FOR RENT

SHARED ACCOMMODATION

FANNY BAY WATERFRONT, 1305sq ft. rancher. Remodeled, hardwood and heated tile floors, 2 bdrm, 2 full baths, garage, 5 appliances. No pets, non smoking, references required. ($1300/mo). Available Nov. 1. (250) 878-4012, (250)861-3218.

NORTH NANAIMO: Attention Students/Working Professionals: fully furnished room, nice, quiet area. Own bathroom, cable, FREE WiFi, shared kitchen and laundry. N/S, N/P, no partiers. $550/mo. Avail. immediately. 250-756-9746

TOWNHOUSES

www.advancedpm.ca 250-338-2472

TOWNHOUSES / DUPLEXES BRAIDWOOD MEWS

Spacious townhome in quiet complex features 3 bdrms, 1.5 baths, 5 appl, carport, & large living area. Excellent proximity to schools, recreation, shopping & other amenities. N/S. Small pet considered w/deposit. $1025/mo. Immediate possession

GUTWALD DUPLEX

Rural living only moments to town! 3 bdrm upper duplex features 4 appl, garage space, deck, & large shared lot. N/S. N/P. $800/mo. Oct 1.

CONDOS / SUITES / APARTMENTS CHERRYWOOD MANOR

900sqft+ 2 bdrm corner suites located in secured entry building w/large decks, large windows, 2 appl. & on site coin-op laundry. Conveniently located near schools & on bus routes. N/S. N/P. $750/mo. incl. FREE heat & hot water. Immediate possession!

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KYOTO FRIENDLY BUILDING – DOWNTOWN COURTENAY 2 bdrm, 1 bath apt. All appliances + washer & dryer. Heated floor, low utility bills. Avail. Immed $1,000/mth BRAND NEW 1 bdrm/1 bath townhouses within walking distance of downtown Ctny, 5 appls, beautifully finished interiors, res. pkg, N/S, cat ok w/ref. Avail. Immed $875 WILLOW WOOD 2 bdrm, 1 bath patio home, 4 appls, patio, 2 res. pkg spaces, N/S, No pets. Avail. Nov.1 $750/mth BRAIDWOOD MANOR 2 bdrm, 1 bath, F & S, coin laundry, balcony, new carpeting, res. pkg., N/S, No pets. Avail. Immed $725/mth ARGO COURT 1 & 2 bdrm units, 1 bath, F & S, coin laundry, hot water & basic cable incl., N/S, cat neg. w/ref. for 2 bdrm unit. Avail. Immed. & Nov. 1 - $650 & $700/mth SPACIOUS NEWER DUPLEX 3 bdrm, 2 bath, 5 appls, fam rm, garage, fenced yrd, N/S, No pets. Avail. Immed. 1 - $1,200/mth SUNRIDGE TOWNHOUSES 2 bdrm & den, 2 bath, 5 appls, elect. F/P, carport, balcony, N/S, No pets. Avail. Immed. - $1,100/mth. ROSEWOOD TOWNHOUSES 2 bdrm, 1 bath, F & S, coin laundry, basic cable incl, N/S, No pets. Avail. Immed. - $725/mth. Call Res. Mgr. 250-334-8602 CRYSTAL SHORES 2 bdrm, 2 bath townhome, 6 appls, B/I Vac, Elect F/P, garage, Adult oriented, N/S, No pets. Avail. Immed $1,300/mth. – listed for sale CLOSE TO SUPERSTORE 2 bdrm, 1 bath, ground floor, 5 appls, patio, res. pkg, N/S, No pets Avail. Immed. $750/mth COMOX DUPLEX 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath, 5 appls, fenced yrd w/shed, quiet cul-de-sac, N/S, small pet neg. w/ref. Avail. Dec. 1 - $1,100/mth NEWER DUPLEX 3 bdrm, 2 bath, 6 appls, gas F/P, garage N/S, No pets. Avail. Dec. 1 - $1,200/mth CENTRAL CTNY rancher style duplex, 2 bdrm, 1 bath, 5 appls, garden shed, N/S, small dog w/ref. Avail. Immed. - $900/mth ARRAN HOUSE top floor corner unit, 2 bdrm, 1 bath, F & S, coin laundry, hot water incl, lrg south facing balcony, N/S, No pets. Avail. Jan. 1 - $775/mth

STORAGE 2ND MONTH Free- 5x9 storage unit, at Stowaway Mini Storage, Courtenay. Low rates. 250-334-2626 Mon- Fri.

Do you care about where you live? Do high standards of maintenance, service and cleanliness matter to you? Do you prefer quiet, mature neighbours? If yes, please give us a call and discover how the quality of ownership and management makes all the difference. We have the best managed, finest apartments in the most convenient locations in the Comox Valley. Locally owned - we own and manage our own buildings only. There is a difference! Please refer to available apartments listed below. TELEPHONE 250-703-2264 | 250-338-0267 | 250-339-1222

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

TRADEWINDS 1600 Comox Ave. TWO BEDROOM nicely renovated suite - spacious and modern. Excellent location in central Comox - walking distance to everything. In suite storage. New designer kitchen. Large dining room. Resident social room. Elevator and security entry. A very well maintained, and well managed mature adult building. ALSO ONE BEDROOM. Call Greg @ 250-339-1222.

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

CAPRI 1081 Stewart Ave. LARGE TWO BEDROOM - Bright and spacious. Unique floor plan — window in dining area. Recent renovation. Very attractive suite. Quiet, mature adult building in central Courtenay. Security entry. Call John @ 250-703-2264.

CARRIAGE HOUSE 1155 England Ave. TWO BEDROOM Very spacious and nicely renovated. Full sized appliances. Corner suite with private patio. In suite storage. Security entry. Quiet, well maintained mature adult building just three blocks from downtown. Call David @ 250-338-0267.

CEDAR MANOR 463-12th Street A VERY SPECIAL TWO BEDROOM in mature adult building just three blocks from downtown. Fresh, recent renovation. All new appliances. Unique, bright layout. Security entry. Large private deck overlooking garden. This is a very attractive and unique suite. Call David @ 250-338-0267.

HYCROFT 1835 Cliffe Ave. ONE BEDROOM Recent renovation — Attractive suite in a quiet, adult building close to all services. Elevator. Security entry. Call David @ 250-338-0267.




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ARRAN HOUSE APARTMENTS

1970 Fitzgerald Ave, Courtenay

1015 Cumberland Rd., Courtenay TWO BEDROOM SUITE available in well-

2 and 3 bedroom available. Quiet complex with on-site management. Reasonable rates. Some completely renovated units with new appliances. Sorry no pets. Security deposit and 2 rental references required.

250-334-3078

WILLOW ARMS APARTMENTS

respected, adult-oriented building. Close to downtown, and ideal for seniors with bus stop out front. Arran House is well managed and maintained, and offers a friendly and secure atmosphere. House cat is accepted with pet deposit. Non-smoking building.

SUITES, LOWER

2004 INFINITI FX45- SUV, 137,000 miles, black, 20� wheels, Bose, V8. $10,000. Call (250)897-0602.

COMOX- 2 bdrm ground level suite, spacious, quiet, NS/NP Heat, hot water, laundry incl’d. $775/mo. 250-339-2286. UNIVERSITY AREA: Nanaimo 2bdrm ground level, private entry suite, 6 appli’s, garage. $900/mo. N/S, N/P. Bob 250-618-4775

TRANSPORTATION AUTO FINANCING

TRUCKS & VANS

2004 F150- 5.4 L, Heavy Duty, tow pkg, 103 , box liner, super cab, truck tires, Island truck, well maintained. $9500. Call 250-586-4716.

2004 GMC Sierra 2500 3/4 Truck, w/electric hookup & trailer hitch, V8-364, auto, canopy, 3 seat belts, 95,800 km - Excellent cond: $8000. 250-703-2525. 2006 MAZDA 3 in excellent condition, 84,000 km, 4 door, 5 speed manual transmission, power locks, windows, sunroof, CD player. Recent inspection report provided. Call 250-923-6461 or email donyne@hotmail.com 2008 COBALT 1 owner, low km, no accidents, good mileage, 4 cylinder, excellent condition, 2 sets of tires. $6000 obo. 1(604)210-0466. charonrids@hotmail.com

MARINE MARINE ACCESSORIES

100SQ FT storm sail, 11oz new. 45lb CQR anchor. Ample power smart charger controller, new. Large Baja filter. 9.9 Johnston outboard motor. Call 250)339-5667.

BOATS

250-334-9717

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

RV & BOAT STORAGE Covered & Secure $3.00/ft per month 6 months min. storage Phone: 250-338-5810 or 250-338-3128

TRANSPORTATION

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

2008 HONDA Civic DX. 65,000 km, 5-spd, well-maintained. $9500. (250)203-0134.

SPORTS & IMPORTS

Call Sharon 250-338-7449

1997 JETTA GLX 168000kms. Auto. trans., well kept, runs well, sun roof, stereo, excellent on gas. $3000. 250339-7483

For viewing please call Donna 250-334-9667

29 FT Fiberglass Sailboat, volvo diesel,moorage paid until mid Apr,2014.Reduced to 12,900 obo. 250-337-5747

CONDOS PACIFIC COURT

BEECHER MANOR

1520/1540 Piercy Ave, Courtenay

1045 Cumberland Road

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

BRIGHT AND SPACIOUS 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath condo available close to downtown. This quiet, well maintained building suits mature adults. Bus stop is conveniently located out front. Small dogs accepted with pet deposit.

In-suite storage with washer and dryer. Small pets welcome. Rental references and secu-

2000 BMW-M, Roadster (rare) 60k-miles. Red, leather interior, new rubber. $17,900. Call (250)338-0708.

CARS

RUTHERFORD MANOR

ST. BRELADES

1075 Edgett Road, Courtenay

146 Back Road, Courtenay FEATURES: Fridge/stove, dishwasher, washer/dryer, Quiet, clean building. Pet friendly. 2 bedroom condos. Ideal location, walking distance to SuperStore and NIC.

For viewing call Donna 250-334-9667

1965 MUSTANG Coupe. Restored to stock condition. Healthy 200 cid., automatic, reliable daily driver. $9800. 250-202-0442 1991 HONDA Civic hatchback, running cond., exc. in gas mileage, 274,000km. $1,200 obo. Call (250)9230027.

Call 250-338-7449

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

Send us your comments, views, concerns to editor@comoxvalleyrecord.com, 765 McPhee Avenue, Courtenay or by fax at 250-338-5568.

ONE submission will be drawn the last Friday of each month (starting March 29th) and the winner will receive a $25 Prime Chophouse & Wine Bar Gift Certificate.

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ESTATE SALE. 1993 Gulfstream Sun Voyager 34’ widebody deluxe model, Cummins diesel auto. 4-speed. Allison transmission. Power jacks. Refurbished in & out. New fridge 2012 Low miles. Flat-screen TV. Excellent stereo. Awning with privacy curtain & window covers. $25,000. 250-335-1515.

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Restaurant’s new door not just any door Tita’s Mexican restaurant on Sixth Street in Courtenay needed a new door. The old one, probably the original from when the house was built in 1938, was rotten and didn’t close properly. The difficulty was that the doorframe was arched at the top and no standard door would fit. Fortunately, some talented people in the Comox Valley came to the rescue. The first challenge was to find full dimension 2x6 lumber as normal 2x6’s, which are not actually 2x6, but slightly smaller, and would not fit the old frame. Blacktail Sawmill in Black Creek agreed to custom mill the boards which came from a Douglas fir tree that was growing between Port Alberni and Tofino, and was

Bob Slocombe and Geoff Russell with the door they made for Tita’s.

taken down for a run of the river project. The beautifully clear lumber was kiln dried for several weeks. Master woodworkers Bob Slocombe and Geoff Russell then went to work crafting the door. Once the door was complete, iron straps were needed to further hold the boards together and to give the door a Spanish look. Roy Sander, a man of many talents including blacksmithing, custom-forged authentic hand-beaten straps to fit the door. Before installation the door was stained and sealed with five coats of clear finish. Bob and Geoff’s final challenge was inserting the door and making sure it snuggly fit the frame. Tita’s chef/owner Damon Ulmi is delighted with the door which

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pLease Be adVised of traffiC disruptions in Your area: In order to comply with Transport Canada Obstacle Limitation Surface (OLS) standard requirements, BC Hydro has been requested to underground a segment of overhead lines near the Comox Valley Airport. Twenty one BC Hydro poles on Knight Road and Kye Bay Road have been identified that breach Transport Canada’s standard requirements and we are required to underground this portion of our system. Construction is planned on Knight Road from July 15 through mid-September and Kye Bay Road from mid-September to October 31. Single-lane traffic is expected during construction. To ensure the safety or our workers, please reduce your speed in the construction zone.

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The Comox Valley Small Business Association invites entrepreneurs to its monthly networking meeting Nov. 7, 6 p.m. at the Filberg Centre in the Evergreen Room. There is no charge to attend as a guest. Differing from the regular format, this month’s meeting features a Power Networking portion and a mini ‘Mastermind’ session. For the networking, each attendee should be prepared with a one-minute presentation about his/her business or prospective business. For the Mastermind round-tables, each table will have a topic or two to discuss and brainstorm solutions, with hopes that the ‘group think’ will shed light on issues or opportunities that may be common among entrepreneurs. Feel free to bring topics to contribute. In addition to the regular monthly meeting on the first Thursday of each month, the SBA invites entrepreneurs to its new Mix & Mingle Happy Hour on the third Wednesday of each month at Fluid in the 1300 block of Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay from 5-7p.m. The association is committed to providing networking and educational programs to entrepreneurs in the Comox Valley, and to supporting the community.


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

Ferries sailing into fog Our ferries are sailing into a foggy future, and that’s not good enough for communities that rely on those boats. MLAs, we’re told, are out and about this autumn talking to British Columbians, but one Island MLA has decided to buck the trend and go talk to Americans. Claire Trevena, the NDP’s transportation critic, was out at sea recently in and around Washington State on an informationgathering tour of that ferry system. She may be well-intentioned, but she’s sure to have packed along some partisanship, too, and will remind anyone who’s willing to listen about BC Ferries’ executive bonuses. (The fat cats are an easy target, but considering the corporation’s finances, criticisms are justified.) So what will Trevena see aboard the MV Issaquah as it navigates Puget Sound? Fact finding on the Washington ferries isn’t a new idea. It was less than two years ago that the B.C. Ferry Commission released its Review of the Coastal Ferry Act. That report looked at ferry models around the world and included analysis of Washington State Ferries. It concluded what Trevena and the NDP already know – ferry fares there are cheaper, executive pay is lower and bonuses are nonexistent. There’s a tradeoff – B.C. is further ahead in vessel procurement and upkeep; we have renovated terminals and better amenities on our ships. Absolutely, ferry rides here are becoming unaffordable. But it may be that both systems are unsustainable in their present forms. In both jurisdictions, ferry rates are rising, ridership is down, and the reports basically just recommend increasing government subsidies. Can we find answers in America? It should be noted that Washington State Ferries, when it conducted its most recent report, did its fact finding in B.C. The portholes there might be just as foggy as the ones here, but it’s incumbent upon us to keep peering out in search of answers, anyway. Island communities depend on it.

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Record Question of the Week This week: Five per cent of respondents so far say they believe the federal government is serious about helping consumers, as indicated in the Throne Speech. Visit www.comoxvalleyrecord.com and vote in the Poll on the mainpage. Interest in building on the Lorne Hotel site is encouraging news for Comox. Similar interest about the Palace Theatre site in Courtenay would be great.

Fog has made flights at Comox Valley Airport, already hindered by trees at the end of the runway, tougher than usual, resulting in many cancellations.

You can read your own meter Dear editor, Re: The letter by C. Miles about smart meters, in which he states “Holdouts are receiving estimated invoices while smart meter holders receive bills reporting actual usage” — not true! In many areas the receiving end of the smart meter technology is not turned on yet, despite the meters’ transmitters being turned on at installation. The receiving end will not be turned on for up to several more years in some rural areas, so many analog AND smart meter customers are currently receiving estimated bills, and will continue to do so indefinitely, according to the Hydro rep I spoke with on the phone. If you have a dispute about your estimated reading, you can contact Hydro and give them the actual reading, and your bill will be changed to reflect this. This computerized estimation method is working quite well, and there’s no reason at all why it shouldn’t be continued for analog meters.  Before all this smart meter rubbish, they used to send

someone around once every two months to read our meter, so that means we will now be charged $70 per reading ($35 per month), which is a total scam, as no one will even be coming out to read it, and we will continue to receive a computerized estimated bill, just as we are now. It must cost quite a lot for Hydro to buy the new meters and send installers around, and fight the lawsuits for meters that have malfunctioned, so just think of the money Hydro is saving on those of us who just keep the perfectly functioning meters we’ve had for years.  We should be rewarded, not taxed. And I bet they sell off the old meters to be reused elsewhere, too. Hydro only has the right to inspect your meter once a year. You have always been able to call in your own meter reading monthly or bi-monthly to Hydro customer service/billing, and there is somewhere on the Net where you can send it in if you prefer. Your bill will then be based on this reading rather than an estimation. You do NOT need a

meter reader to do it for you, you can just do it yourself. Hydro has never willingly given out this information, but it’s true. So the $35-a-month charge for nothing will be a lot like rural residents being forced to throw away money paying for the removal of garbage that many of us won’t even be creating.  Do not be duped by BC Hydro, which is seriously abusing its monopoly. It’s hard to understand how they can get away with it legally. We desperately need electricity competitors here in B.C., as there are in many other places. That would definitely stop these extortionist tactics, and reduce bills as well. Competitor companies may have no objection to analog meters, so don’t give yours up easily; you’ll never be able to get it back again.  And by the way, analog meters are still largely in use in the U.S. and all over the world, and it’s another Hydro lie that they are no longer available for replaceS. Joy, ment. Merville

Garbage vote should be delayed Dear editor, We finally heard from the regional district on how the rural garbage vote will work. They also said they conducted a survey of rural residents and 95 per cent said it was a good idea. Who did they ask? Not me; not anybody I know. They have said that it will cost about $150 per year approximately. How much is that actually? It was mentioned in a previous letter that after the initial three years the rates could be tied to property values. The silence by the regional

board on that question is deafening. But here are a few facts: A) You will be forced into this if the referendum passes, no opting out. B) If you go away during the winter months you will still pay, just like we will with our water bills. And just a note on these people who go south; most are already gone, so their democratic right to vote on this has been taken away. After all, timing is everything, isn’t it? C) You will not have the choice of paying less for fewer pickups, etc. There will be no incentive

anymore to compost because you will pay anyway. Remember that it only takes one vote over 50 per cent of the people who actually vote for this to pass; not 51 per cent of the people affected. If the rural directors were to be fair about this they would put off this vote until late spring, when everyone would be here. Think about what they did to us with water meters. If you think these directors can be trusted, phone me. I have several large bridges for sale, cheap. R. McCulloch, Area B


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BC Ferries Denman cable plan ‘makes no sense’ Dear editor, In his recent open letter (Record, Sept. 24) to Denman and Hornby residents regarding the proposed cable ferry, CEO of BC Ferries Mr. Corrigan, admits that Denman/Hornby’s present ferry service with MV Quinitsa, is “working just fine now” and that residents might have difficulty understanding why BCFC would want to convert our service to a cable ferry. He is correct — we do not understand. With the cost of the cable ferry now approaching $45 million, about double the original estimates

of $24 million, it will soon equal the cost of building a conventional 50-car ferry. BCFC is also seriously considering a rebuild of the MV Tenaka. Part of the original business case for the cable ferry was the financial advantage of NOT having to replace this versatile vessel. Mr. Corrigan offers his personal “endorsement” and “support” of the cable ferry project as if this should reassure islanders. Mr. Corrigan and members of “his team” will not have an experimental cable ferry as their primary transportation option

Not all the facts were being shared Dear editor, In November 2012, the CVRD board passed a resolution to direct staff to explore the concept, as it appeared, that the public interest might be growing for roadside collection of garbage and recycling. The staff dutifully conducted a random telephone survey (undoubtedly with heavy weighting on the attributes) of approximately 200 rural residents. Upwards of 75 per cent of these respondents supported the program. What these respondents did not know was the following:

1. Sun Coast Waste Services is a Vancouver Island-based company. BFI is a Fort Worth, Texasbased company. 2. Sun Coast Waste Services did submit the lowest bid, but based on other parameters that the CVRD was committed to, BFI was awarded the contract. It might be appropriate for rural residents to imagine that they are Sun Coast employees and that their families’ well-being rests with their vote in the coming referendum. Murray McArthur, Comox Valley

Dear editor, In response to Mr. Harrison’s letter to “implement universal water meters.” NO. This has been hashed and rehashed. Meters do not save consumption of water. People through education and awareness programs will

and are reducing consumption of the liquid. The fact you live on a .5 acre and have garden beds and a lawn to maintain are your personal choices. The Town of Comox has been doing upgrades to the water system infrastructure to address leaks. Money spent doing this is better spent than slapping meters on every household at the cost of millions of taxpayer dollars. In the past two or three years, water consumption has gone down. Now take into account the influx of new residents relocating here from around the world, then — yes — maybe it’s time to increase the water quota. Virginio Casanova, Comox

No to water meters

No GMO

Dear editor, I noted with interest that the government of Mexico just banned GMO corn from entering or being produced within their borders. When will the government of Canada stand up and ban all GMO foods? Ellen Stolting, Courtenay

imposed on them for four decades. In fact, there is scant likelihood of Mr. Corrigan or his “team” seeing more than 10 years of this project’s life as employees of BC Ferries, while our communities will be held hostage to their service plans long after they are gone. BCFC’s inter-operability plan makes every kind of sense for all our communities and does offer sensible long-term options for change as needed. On Denman Island, BCFC is looking at creating a “one-off” project affecting two island com-

munities, the world’s longest cable ferry, that flies in the face of BCFC’s own inter-operability plan. This makes no sense financially or practically. How could it have come about that BCFC executives can forge ahead with a project that is utterly rejected by the communities it will affect, yet “provincial oversight” (which as Mr. Corrigan himself has pointed out, BCFC is guided by) completely fails to respond to the concerns of the provincial taxpayers affected? Two thousand Denman/ Hornby and other local ferry users signatures

have been gathered on a five-point petition, which will soon be presented to Minister of Transportation Todd Stone. Mr. Stone should regard the petition as a referendum on the cable ferry project. Will the minister and the provincial government listen? BCFC’s denial of our island community’s rejection of the project should serve as a warning to all ferry-serviced coastal communities. BCFC (or Mr. Todd Stone?) will soon roll out the plan to reduce service to our coastal communities.

Denman/Hornby’s experience with the cable ferry proposal will be mirrored in every coastal community, they will come and they will talk and they will not listen. Mr. Todd Stone recently said that he has a “new vision” for BC Ferries. Being from an Interior riding where the free inland ferries are an extension of the highways, coastal communities can only hope that Mr. Stone will deliver provincial support for the vital role that all ferries play in the lives of all B.C. residents. Laura Pope, Denman Island

Turn up lights all the way

Dear editor, I would like to remind the drivers of the Valley that driving in fog, rain, snow or other conditions that reduce visibility, having full headlights on is of critical importance. Vehicles are often equipped with headlights that come on when the vehicle is running. This does nothing to increase how your vehicle appears from the side and especially from behind. Let’s use our road sense and try to prevent accidents instead of being a cause. Rob Nielsen, Comox Valley

Go slowly

Dear editor, Whoever urged a higher speed limit on our roads recently has to have a screw loose. Roads in B.C., and particularly on Vancouver Island, are in no condition to handle higher speeds than those that are currently posted. Most people do not know how to drive at those higher speeds. B. Saunders, Courtenay

READER MURRAY COULTER would be delighted if the Comox Valley train station could get badly needed repairs.

Train station needs repairs Dear editor, I would like to stimulate more interest and concern for the old train station in Courtenay. If work is to begin soon then I for one extend much gratitude, these pictures also show what can be done with community involvement. This summer when driving through Qualicum I noticed what a lovely job the Town of Qualicum had done to preserve the beauty and integrity of their heritage train station, making it into an awesome tourist attraction and a pride of the community. With a little TLC, our own heritage train station could be preserved and

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roof and peeling paint, etc. Every winter the heavy rain further deteriorates the building and causes additional damage to the interior. Another one or two winters will leave the building with additional extensive repairs to salvage its integrity. I know there has been talks and commitments to repair the roof and other things, but I believe time is of the essence. I hope some work can begin shortly to save this old building. I am sure we will all be proud to restore this lovely landmark. Murray Coulter, Comox Valley

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Cumberland Museum has Halloween display open

HOW TACKY CAN you dress for the Evergreen Club’s Tacky Tourist birthday party?

Dress up tacky

The word is out — the Tacky Tourist birthday party is fast approaching. The fun will be had this Wednesday from noon to 2 in the Florence Filberg Centre’s upper conference all. Put on a tacky tourist outfit and join us! What was a tacky tourist wearing 25 years ago? Think ‘retro’ for your loud Hawaiian shirts, black knee socks and sandals. Throw on a straw hat, large sunglasses and accessorize with old souvenirs. “This is an extra special party,” says organizer Marlene Lally. “We will also celebrate the Evergreen Club making the Florence Filberg Centre their home 25 years ago.” The Evergreen Club moved into the new building July 10, 1988. How many of you were here then for that occasion? Lally would love to hear from anyone who was an Evergreen member at that time. “We hope to have special guests who have made this journey with us,” Lally says. “Imagine the stories from all those years!” Contact the Filberg Centre office for tickets or more details at 250-338-1000. — Evergreen Club

new level. Visitors are invited to descend down the steep dark stairs into halls and passageways of terror and trickery. Get ready for ancient Looking for some apparitions, spirits, spisuper spooky fun this ders, bats, rats, ghostly Halloween? forces and other spooky There is no bet- surprises! ter destination than The Cumberland the historic Village of Museum Haunted Coal CumberMine is a land and thrill for A walk the Cumkids and b e r l a n d through the replica g r o w n Museum’s coal mine gives ups. Parannual ents are H a u n t e d you a real sense of requestCoal Mine, the horrid worked to w h i c h ing conditions of accomopened pany kids miners who toiled under 10. Saturday. T h e deep underground. T h e basement You can almost C u m of the berland C u m b e r - hear the sound of Museum land Muse- creaking timbers, Hauntum is scary crackling gas and ed Coal enough on scurrying rats. M i n e a normal r u n s day. from Oct. A walk through 26 till the Day of the the replica coal mine Dead on Nov. 1. gives you a real sense The museum is open of the horrid work- Sunday and closed ing conditions of min- Monday. Admission is ers who toiled deep by donation. underground. You can For more inforalmost hear the sound mation, visit www. of creaking timbers, cumberlandmuseum. crackling gas and scur- ca and www.facerying rats. book.com/events/ But this week the 317808558361935. Cumberland Museum — Cumberland takes scary to a whole Museum

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