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A young man won’t be going to jail for stealing and crashing a car while high on acid, but a judge has ordered him to repay a former neighbour more than $17,000. Joseph Graham, 20, was sentenced Monday in Campbell River provincial court after being convicted of robbery and dangerous driving. Graham, who has been diagnosed with a mood disorder, had never been in trouble with the law until April 2, 2012, when he swallowed 5-7 hits of acid. As a result, he suffered serious delusions, thought he was dead and had an overpowering desire to get away from his mother’s house that morning. Wearing only track pants and carrying a knife, Graham walked into a neig hb our’s garage where he threatened Dave Denton and demanded his keys. Denton, who has Parkinson’s and Crohn’s Disease, immediately

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complied. Graham sped away from the residence in Denton’s new Nissan Leaf electric car and drove dangerously through the city, reaching speeds of 100-120 kilometres per hour. He was finally forced off the road by other drivers and crashed the car near the top of General Hill on Highway 28. “During the course of that ride, he placed a number of other motorists in serious danger. It is only by blind luck that none of them were injured or killed,” wrote Judge Ted Gouge in his decision. As for Denton’s experience, the judge added, “Mr. Denton was, understandably, terrified. His physical condition, consequent on his Parkinson’s disease, has deteriorated as a result of the trauma in these events.” Since his arrest that day, Graham has abided by all his bail conditions. He has the support of his family, works with his father and is taking college business courses. In psychiatric reports EWOS Canada’s Surrey feed mill, which provides all the salmon feed used by Mainstream Canada’s salmon farms, was certified this month to the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices standard.

prepared for the court, Graham is described as a very low risk to re-offend and that jail would not serve any beneficial purpose. “He’s shown remorse. He feels awful about the robbery and making Mr. Denton feel scared in his own home. For the moment he’s done this, he’s felt ashamed,” said defence counsel Dennis Evans at an early court hearing. “A custodial sentence would be harmful to his mental health.” Crown prosecutor David Fitzsimmons had asked for a custodial sentence because the robbery resulted in a personal injury to Denton. But on Monday, Judge Gouge said jail wasn’t the answer.

“I think that the best hope for protection of the public and for Mr. Graham’s rehabilitation lies in an extended period of probation which will assist him to address his psychiatric illness and restrain him from the use of street drugs,” the judge said. Graham was sentenced to three years probation and ordered to not contact the Denton family or go near their residence. The judge also ordered him to repay Denton $17,300 in instalments of $150. The judgement comes from the $300 insurance deductible that Denton had to pay, plus $17,000 for the depreciation for the car due to its crash history.

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With the city’s main drinking water source set to be decommissioned by BC Hydro, some members of council are concerned the city doesn’t yet have a plan B. As part of the John Hart Dam reconstruction project, within the next five years, BC Hydro will be removing the three penstocks

which currently deliver the city’s drinking water from John Hart Lake to the city’s water treatment facility. That’s forcing the city to build a new water intake system to continue providing the community with water. The replacement concerned Coun. Larry Samson at Tuesday’s council meeting as council was preparing to award the replacement project to Stantec Consulting Ltd. “We’re going from three pen stocks down to one line,” Samson said. “Is there any backup being planned at this stage, if something was to go wrong with the single line?” Ron Neufeld, the city’s general manager of operations, said that will be taken into account and noted the new system will be more secure than what is currently in place. “In terms of reference or scope of design for this project, it will obviously be taking that view into consideration,” Neufeld said. “It will in fact provide a greater level of security for the community than what exists currently with the BC Hydro penstocks as BC Hydro has already identified seismic concerns with the penstocks at play.” Neufeld said the new system will be designed to high seismic standards to ensure it can

withstand a powerful earthquake. “It will be better in terms of system integrity than what is in play today,” Neufeld stressed. He added that the city is also looking long-term at developing a redundancy plan which would involve designing a secondary water source for the community. Neufeld said the city is considering in the future the possibility of taking water from a higher lake in the dam system, specifically McIvor Lake. In the meantime, Neufeld said there are other options the city can consider for a back-up plan, such as a direct pumping system. Mayor Walter Jakeway, however, wasn’t satisfied with that answer. “Mr. Neufeld I hear what you’re saying but if we’ve got a chance to do it, why would we not do it now?” Jakeway questioned. “You never know when a big event is going to happen and we need a back-up. I’d expect to see this plan include a plan of how we can do a redundancy.” In the end, council voted to award the water project to Stantec Consulting at a cost of $422, 154. BC Hydro will be contributing $500,000 to the project as per an agreement with the city that Hydro will pick up 75 per cent of the costs to build a new drinking water system.

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Starting this month, the city is asking cemetery plot owners to remove anything other than flowers that they may have on their loved one’s grave sites. Objects not removed before July 1, 2014 will be removed by the city and stored at the Dogwood Opera-

tions Centre for six months. But Kerr disagreed with removing anything without first consulting the community. “I just cannot support moving in and removing those without more consultation with the public,” Kerr said. Ross Milnthorp, the city’s general manager

of parks, recreation and culture, said the city is implementing the cleanup because of concerns from funeral directors and the maintenance contractors at the cemetery that the objects are tripping hazards. But Kerr hinted that there’s more to the problem than the adornments.

“To me the problem with the cemeteries is not so much the appearance of the plots themselves or the fields,” Kerr said. “To me, it’s more the overall appearance of the entryways and also the fact the (Elk Falls) cemetery’s so far out of town. “If we’re hearing negative feedback that’s more than just the issue of

SPCA: Office space needed From Pg. A1

will include a permanent identification tattoo on the cat’s ear. The Merecroft Veterinary Clinic and Campbell River Veterinary Hospital will be providing spay and neuter surgeries at a discounted rate to stretch the grant. As well, the SPCA will be asking for a $30 donation from each pet guardian who brings their cat in for surgery. Daniell said he expects the program will greatly reduce the number of stray and feral cats in the city. “We’ll be able to prevent the births of over 600 unwanted cats in Campbell River,” Daniell said. “The reality is, kittens can have kittens. Cats are probably one of the most successful breeding machines out there.” Daniell said the BC SPCA is looking for temporary office space to run the program until it can lock down a location for its new pet adoption and education centre. Some attendees at Tuesday’s meeting asked Daniell where the centre will be opening but

Daniell said he was not in a position to make that announcement. “We do have a particular property we’re quite interested in but we’re not going to divulge that right now,” Daniell said. “We want to ensure we’re able to go through the proper re-zoning process but stay tuned – we will present more information soon.” Daniell said whichever property the SPCA ultimately chooses it will require a re-zoning. Coun. Andy Adams, who was in attendance at the meeting, said when the BC SPCA comes forward with its chosen site, the city and council will work with the SPCA, “to do what we can do.” Mayor Walter Jakeway, who also sat in on the meeting, said there’s also the difficulty of integrating the SPCA into an existing neighbourhood. “People need to realize a re-zoning requires neighbourhood input and support,” Jakeway said. “There’s the whole ‘not in my backyard’ (mentality).” Stephanie Arkwright,

manager of Campbell River’s future pet centre, said what some people may not realize is that the animal education and adoption centre will be run on a much smaller scale than the former SPCA shelter. “There will be just a few dogs,” Arkwright said, noting she hopes to re-start the SPCA’s fos-

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my concern is where do we draw the line? I think if we don’t take some sort of action to try and control what goes in our cemeteries we’ll start seeing things like seating and I’m afraid we have to control it.” The rest of council, with the exception of Kerr and Mayor Walter Jakeway, agreed and

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voted to enforce an already existing bylaw that bans adornments other than flowers on grave sites. Council also voted in favour of in the future considering alternative memorialization at the cemeteries such as a scattering garden, niche wall, or a section for upright grave markers.

injuries late in the morning of Oct. 21. He died before he could be transported from the area to hospital. The BC Coroners Service, RCMP and WorkSafe BC are continuing to investigate this death. Campbell River Search and Rescue were called to assist in extracting the injured man from a site located off the Peel Main logging road. Unfortunately, the logger succumbed to his injuries by the time members arrived.

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Gambling policy at odds with health The B.C. government collects significant revenue from gambling in all of its forms, yet is also responsible for protecting its most vulnerable citizens. Such a quandary places at odds a finance ministry charged with balancing the provincial budget with a health ministry whose We say: B.C. mandate is to not only care for the sick, lags behind other but to promote wellness within the population. provinces in Provincial Health Officer Dr. funding programs Perry Kendall’s report outlining the government’s shortcomings in addressing problem gambling in B.C. raised our eyebrows. Not only did the document paint a vivid picture of how addiction develops – primarily, but not

limited to fast-play electronic slot machines – it hinted at problems which may develop in the future, such as the online grooming of teens and young adults to become regular gamblers. For as long as there have been outcomes to bet on in this province, whether it be mah-jong, horse races, 6/49 tickets or sports games, a certain segment of the population has taken that opportunity to the extreme and spent more than they should on the pastime. For decades, the B.C. Lottery Corporation has promoted gambling in various forms, while only relatively recently adding the tagline to its ads, “Know your limit, play within it.” Clearly, the government has little appetite to distance itself from what has become a major cash cow that funds a broad spectrum of services.

The best way to solve the problem gamblers conundrum is to create an arm’s-length organization to work with the health ministry and University of Victoriabased Centre for Addictions Research to create resources and solutions aimed at reducing the effect of problem gambling on B.C. residents. Such a group would report directly to the legislature and, in theory, be free from the political interference that tends to seep into ministry-led research or initiatives. That B.C. lags well behind other provinces in funding prevention and treatment programs for addicted gamblers proves how low it is on the Liberals’ priority list. It’s time for the government to take its collective head out of the sand on this issue and take real steps to address this growing problem. – Black Press

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Sign up and vote Not long ago there was a request in the paper from the Campbell River Hospice Society, to ask people to support their quest for funding a Hospice House via the Aviva Community Fund. This is an ongoing endeavor and really deserves to be supported - good job to the people here in Campbell River who put the application online! The Aviva Fund gives financial support to worthy causes - but it is based online and probably not too many people have heard of it. Please take the time to get online, read about what the Hospice is about, sign up and vote for this cause. I just checked and the votes were at 368 and this town has 30,000 people. That means there are lots of locals who could contribute to those numbers. Please go to the website: http:// www.avivacommunityfund.org/ideas/acf17294 Please sign up and vote. You are allowed one vote per day and it runs until Nov. 4. The sooner you can get started the better, and you can share on facebook to ask others to support this. We need a Hospice House and although we will probably get a new hospital in the future, no provision is being made for hospice beds in that hospital setting, although the need is definitely there. Marina Mactavish We welcome your opinions on stories and issues published in our pages as well as issues of broader concern encountered elsewhere. Please keep your letters brief. We reser ve the right to edit for length and liability. E-mail them to editor@ campbellrivermirror.com

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The release of the B.C. government’s detailed study into oil spill response capability off the West Coast created the usual brief wave of media shock and horror. This just in! If crude oil spilled in the Dixon Entrance, the storm-tossed sea lane north of Haida Gwaii, the combined resources of Canadian and U.S. containment and collection response could only recover an estimated four per cent of it. And that’s in the summer. The winter recovery rate would be more like three per cent. Talk radio and website headlines set the narrative in minutes. How could anyone even consider running oil tankers through that pristine B.C. coastal area? It’s crazy.

Here’s the big fact clearly stated in the study by U.S.-based Nuka Research and Planning Group, and ignored by most of the media and public. There are hundreds of tankers filled with crude oil sailing through these stormy seas every year. It’s been going on since Alaska North Slope crude was developed in the 1970s. Six of the seven oil spill simulations run by Nuka are based on Alaska crude, because that’s overwhelmingly what has been shipped along B.C.’s North Coast for 40 years. This lack of crude oil spill response capability has existed the entire time, without a whisper of protest or media attention, even after the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster near the oil’s point of origin. The current narrative, hammered

home by U.S.-controlled environmental groups and their aboriginal partners in the “Great Bear Rainforest,” is that only Canadian oil is a threat. How much Alaska crude is shipped down the B.C. coast? According to Nuka’s analysis, it’s currently about 38 million cubic metres each year. That’s enough to fill B.C. Place stadium to the roof – 15 times. The Sierra-Greenpeace-ForestEthicsDogwood gang, a sort of billionairebankrolled green Team America, has worked hard to promote the falsehood that “tar sands” oil is vastly worse than that nice fair-trade Alaska stuff. Their claims about acidity and abrasiveness of diluted bitumen didn’t hold up, and it’s still hotly contested whether the heavy

oil in diluted bitumen would float, emulsify or sink in actual sea conditions. When the federal government announced a study to determine what spilled bitumen would do in North Coast waters, that too was attacked by the Green Party as a secret scheme to prop up Enbridge’s pipeline proposal. So it’s a scandal when you don’t know the answers, and it’s a scandal when you try to find them. Another question that gets little attention is whether it’s better for spilled oil to sink rather than wash up on beaches. Crude oil is, if you’ll pardon the expression, organic. Spills produce a huge spike in oil-eating bacteria that leads to an increase in fish populations at a certain

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was the company had to move quickly to begin construction or possibly be held back due to a shortage of skilled labour. Next year will see the start of two large construction projects in Campbell River. A new $266-million, 95-bed hospital will be built next to the present hospital site. As well, BC Hydro will begin a massive $1 billion project to upgrade the John Hart Generating Station. The work will include building a two-kilometre tunnel to deliver water from John Hart Lake to a brand new generating station. Hydro is also building a new $23-million field office at Quinsam Crossing. “It make sense to hire locally…and this is a good community to do

stage. This was documented in a 1994 book called Degrees of Disaster, written by an expert who stayed on in Valdez for four years, long after the TV cameras and grandstanding politicians went home. Victoria-based Dogwood seized on a 2012 Nuka study done for the Haisla Nation at Kitimat, which found that in ocean conditions that are present more than half of the time, there would be no immediate way to respond to a spill at sea. Dogwood’s “no tankers campaign director” hinted that this information was intentionally left out of the B.C. government study, and the media ate it up. No tankers? Better check again. Dogwood’s mission is clearly not to protect the B.C. coast from oil spills. If it were, they would be protesting the ongoing risk from Alaska tankers. Tom Fletcher is legislature reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalNews.com Twitter:@tomfletcherbc E-mail: tfletcher@blackpress.ca

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In Near New, technical wizard good news for readers as well Bob McHugh will pick out the as the BC auto industry, which best in ‘previously loved’ cars. is a $10 billion business that Ian Harwood will employs 34,000 direct join us soon with and indirect jobs in his column Just the new car industry Trucks. in this province.” Yours truly will “Car buyers bring you the latest throughout the provnews from all of ince will now get the the international sort of auto news and launches and auto information previshows and make ously enjoyed only sure Driveway by residents of the Driveway Editor speaks to all of our Keith Morgan larger metro areas. readers, not just car The breadth of the nuts. coverage will benefit new car Blair Qualey, President and dealerships of all brands by CEO of the BC New Car Deal- exposing a large new readers Association, shares our ership to their products. A enthusiasm: knowledgeable buyer is good “The launch of Driveway is for all brands.”

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work in,” said BC Hydro spokesman Stephen Watson, who added there’s always opportunities for local subcontractors. The new hospital project – which includes a new hospital in Courtenay – is under the guidance of Tom Sparrow who was also on the panel. He said that once the general contractor is selected, they will also be seeking local contractors for trades and services, because its usually more efficient in terms of both time and money. As for skilled labour, that’s an ongoing concern for the big project operators. “We’re not concerned about BC Hydro, it’s other projects in B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan. We will be competing with those projects,” said Sparrow. “There is a concern, no question.” And if Canadians can’t fill the jobs, companies are looking elsewhere in the world for skilled workers. “We’re going to be relying on immigrants as these projects peak,” said Greg Baynton, CEO of the Vancouver Island Construction Association, who is nevertheless pleased by the growing number of projects on Vancouver Island and across B.C. “We’ve never seen opportunities like this. This is unprecedented.”

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The BMWi electric car powered its way with ease around city streets and along picturesque Dutch canals.

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The future is electric AMSTERDAM – BMW has joined the race for the electric car dollar. On the evidence of two days driving the funky-looking all-electric i3 through the narrow streets of old Amsterdam and alongside the picturesque canals of rural Holland, the German manufacturer may have a winner. For starters, it is simply great fun to drive. The lithium-ion battery, encased in an aluminum cage below the five-seater cabin, provides enough instant zap to the electric motor to propel the car smoothly to 100 klicks in less than eight seconds. Left the stopwatch

at home, but counting “one-and-two etc.” to count seconds, my lips barely mouthed “six” before the speedo leapt from 80 to 120 km/h while passing. It handles beautifully at any speed and hugs the road; thanks to the technology-laden aluminum platform, that gives it a very low centre of gravity. Turns on a Euro too, as we found during the many U-turns made on blocked streets. Of course, F1 take-offs will suck the battery dry somewhat more quickly but you need not be a snail in the so-called Comfort mode to achieve the advertised 160 kilometres range on a full

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you have a car for the tank, sorry, fully-charged Interior and beyond. Way battery. Plug it in at beyond. As the battery home overnight and you runs low, a two-cylinder, are ready to roar; go for 647cc gas engine, which the enhanced charger sits neatly by the side and raring to go in three of its electric brother, hours. kicks in and generates The remarkable efficiency power to top up the is largely due to two battery. Push it and gas factors. The carbon-fibre The lithium-ion stops will be frequent body is light and regenerbecause only a minuscule ative braking generously battery provides nine-litre tank feeds it. juices up the cells. In enough instant zap However, most folks will a two-hour drive, the to the electric motor get a chance to recharge only time I dropped the to propel the car before too many visits to anchors was when one the pump. of Amsterdam’s kazillion smoothly to 100 There is another hope cyclists cut in front of klicks in less than for those living beyond me. Ruined my score, the eight seconds. Hope. Private companies blighter. are seriously evaluating Accepting the more slugKeith Morgan the supply of fast chargish EcoPro and EcoPro+ gers that top up batteries modes will add 20 and in less than half an hour. 40 km to the range. Eyes will be on the Sea-to-Sky Highway Frankly, in this configuration the i3, is where chargers are now found at Brigood for any daily commute between tannia Beach. And they are popping up Vancouver and Abbotsford and most in parking lots the length and breadth journeys in southern Vancouver Island. of the province as the popularity of The very areas where BMW expects to plug-in hybrid models by other brands do the most business. grows. The i3 offers premium brand luxury for few dollars short of $45,000. Shell out View our BMWi3 gallery and read another $4,000 grand for the unimagmore about the electric car at inatively named ‘range-extender’ and drivewayBC.ca

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At the Wheel 2014 Mazda3 2014 Mazda3 Mazda, on a global scale, is a small company, so developing new products is a major undertaking. This is why they shared engineering with the Ford Motor Company for many years but that relationship dissolved in 2010. Instead of modifying existing, co-developed vehicles platforms, engines and transmission, the company took a radical turn in the way they develop new products. I’m sure by now you have seen Mazda’s ads for “Skyactiv Technology”. This is the name for their radical design and manufacturing approach. By engineering vehicles from a blank sheet of paper, Mazda could focus on simplifying the manufacturing process to save money, a crucial part of this small companies survival. This new 2014 Mazda3 is the third vehicle to be built using Mazda’s Skyactiv Technology, behind the Mazda CX-5 SUV and Mazda6 sedan.

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music, navigation and phone settings but once the car is in motion the screen is only adjustable through a rotary dial controller between the front seats. Mazda places three, easy-to-memories, buttons above the dial for access to the most common functions. On the top GT model there is even a heads-up display that sits right on top of the driver’s instrument cluster, helping to keep the information high enough that it focuses the driver’ s attention on the road. The seats are comfortable and can be fitted with leather on the top model. Even though Mazda lengthened the wheelbase by 60mm, the back seat isn’t long on legroom.

Drive > By developing the direct injection engines, chassis and transmission at the same time, the Mazda engineers were able to shed weight. The lighter platform and powerful 2.0L 4-cylinder with 155hp is a nice match on the base and Zack Spencer GS trim levels, driving either a 6-speed manual or all-new Looks > 6-speed automatic. The top GT is equipped with a 2.5L The platform used to build this all new Mazda3 is a shared engine with 184hp but is only available with the automatic. I’m surprised chassis with the other two Skyactiv products. They elongate, widen or that the manual is not offered with this engine, as driving enthusiast will shorten the platform to suit each vehicle. In this case, it is slightly shorter be attracted to this engine right away. On the road, the steering is very then the CX-5. In fact, the new Mazda3 is lower, wider and slightly shorter quick and the feedback well above average. The previous Mazda3 was at than the last model but the wheelbase has been stretched by 60mm. This pushes the wheels out to the corner of the car, providing a solid stance and the top of the class in terms of driving dynamics and this new model takes it to a whole new level. I’m confident in saying that this new model feels improving interior space. Then Mazda went about hand forming the body to produce a style that conveys motion, even standing still. Sold as a sedan like a much more expensive car. or hatchback, the long hood, sweeping lines and powerful stance make a Verdict > statement in a class that can be rather subdued. The standard features list is strong, including keyless entry, push button start, Bluetooth and USB connectivity for $15,995. If you equip the base Inside > model with air conditioning and automatic transmission, the price jumps to The goal for this latest model was to have a dynamic looking interior, $18,795. The middle GS trim is the place most Canadians will shop and the fitted with materials and features not typically found in a compact car. The range is from $19,695-$22,595 for things like heated seats, leather dashboard is covered with, not only a soft material, rather a plush-feeling steering wheel, rain sensing wipers and more. The top GT with the larger dash. Then there is the dash-mounted communication screen placed in engine, 18-inch wheels, xenon headlamps, Bose stereo and navigation, the centre of the dash. This is standard on the middle GS and upper GT trim; the base GX is not so lucky. The driver can touch the screen to access

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Amy Lawson, 35, leads an active life.

She likes to be outdoors, to play sports, surf, bake and has a thriving social life.

Professionally, she was recently promoted to be the Territory Manager for Drydock Footwear Group. Her territory covers British Columbia and Alberta.

Being on the road is a sizeable component of her work.

When it came time to trade in her Nissan Xtrail – which she loved to pieces – she was torn when deciding what vehicle to purchase.

“The Xtrail has been a fabulous car, but I’ve outgrown it and need something that can better accommodate all my equipment,” she says.

In the process, she considered SUVs, hatchbacks and crossovers. The Ford Flex, Ford Escape, Honda Pilot, Mitsubishi Photos by: AlexAndrA strAub


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Outlander were on her list to look at. Amy states, “When I started to research vehicles, the No. 1 thing on my priority list was interior space. I needed lots of it.” She continues, “I didn’t mind if the vehicle wasn’t sexy! I need functional. Good looks were secondary to me.” Because of her current role, it requires travelling around the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, BC and Alberta with various promotional gear, display units, sample products and more. Not to mention, if she can pack in her sports equipment like her bicycle, snowboard or surfboard in, too, that would be even better. Price was also a factor for her. “I had a budget to work with, and I needed my payments to be around $500 a month,” Amy mentions. “And since I’d be spending a fair amount of time behind the wheel, I’d need something that was comfortable, too.”

When chatting about potential matches, the idea of a minivan came up.

The Diligent Driver

Over the five years ending with 2012 B.C. saw an average of 2,300 pedestrian involved collisions with 2,400 injuries and 60 fatalities. Almost 42% of these were aged 61 or over. Males tend to be involved more often with 35 deaths each year compared to 25 female deaths. While the majority of collision causes are driver related, over 20% of contributing factors were attributed to pedestrians.

I saw the excitement in her eyes.

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In her personal life, she is not the typical minivan candidate. With no children to drive to hockey or soccer practice, some people might question her enthusiasm.

It’s probably a risky choice to start an article with a paragraph of statistics. People see numbers, not their community members at risk or the significance of their chances of colliding with a pedestrian. If there is no personal impact (pun intended), readers will skip along to something more interesting. I’m hoping that I still have your attention.

But to her, it seemed like the perfect fit. “I was just so excited about it. Minivans make life so much easier and you can just do so much with them,” she explains. “It made a lot more sense than a pickup and much more sense than an SUV.” A few minivans/minivan-esque vehicles she looked into were the Honda Odyssey, Toyota Sienna and Mazda5. Though the Honda and Toyota appealed to her, it was the Dodge Grand Caravan that had exactly what she was looking for. It was in her price range and had some handy features that would allow easy loading and unloading of her gear.

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heart beat quite a bit faster.

Amy tells me, “I can fit two mountain bikes inside with people and still have room for more.”

“There’s a lot of anxiety to buying a car. It’s a big purchase and you want to make sure you make the best choice you can.”

The Dodge Grand Caravan that she selected is the Crewe trim, which also came with some extras. She has a towing package, a rear DVD entertainment system (perfect for passing time on ferry rides!), Stow ‘n Go seats, remote keyless entry to the doors and liftgate and more.

And speaking of choices, the biggest question when selecting her chariot of choice?

While she can’t be happier with her purchase, the signing on the dotted line did make her

“Should I get the white one or the black one?!” she jokingly asked. She went with black. When looking back on the experience and looking at her Grand Caravan, she happily says, “What I didn’t think would be very sexy vehicle ended up being the sexiest

to me. And there’s so much space!” Ladies, if you’re looking at buying a new vehicle and would like some suggestions/ assistance, email the Car Girl’s Garage and you could potentially be featured in Driveway. Include your name, email address where best to be reached, a little bit about yourself, what you’re looking for and what price range you need to work with. thecargirlsgarage@gmail. com Twitter.com/cargirlsgarage

Best Classic Cars For Ten Grand Or Less

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1966 Ford Bronco Most of the focus on the collector car world comes from televised auctions where six-figure cars are the norm, so it’s easy to conclude that the average person is priced out of the collector car world. But the fact of the matter is there are still plenty of interesting collectible cars out there for under 10 grand. Granted, they tend to be from the 1970s and 1980s rather than the 1950s or 1960s, but they’re all fun to drive and relatively easy to live with. Here are five of our favorites: 1. 1985-93 Ford Mustang: The third generation or “Fox” platform Mustang brought affordable V-8 muscle back to the masses. Although it was introduced in 1979, better breathing cylinder heads and a re-designed four-barrel carburetor in 1985 pushed horsepower above 200 for the first time since the early 1970s. The relatively light and simple design of the car made the best use of the newfound ponies. While the oldest are just under 30 years old, the collector world is starting to wake up. Still, nice 5.0-liter V-8 examples of all three body styles (coupe, hatchback and convertible) are still available in LX and GT trim for 10 grand or less.

2. 1966-77 Ford Bronco: The Bronco pushes the 10 grand budget the most and you’ll have to look hard to find an unrusted or unmodified original Bronco in this price range, but they do occasionally lurk on Craigslist. Competition for the likes of the International Harvester Scout, early Broncos look right in the way that early Land Rovers do and collectors have taken a big shine to them lately. Buy now. 3. 1965-69 Chevrolet Corvair Corsa coupe: The poor Corvair. Shunned by Chevy fans and import fans alike, it really is a poor-man’s Porsche, with styling on the second generation cars as nice as anything to come out of Germany, Italy or the U.S. at that time. Corvairs pioneered the use of turbocharging, and later cars could be made to handle quite well with some relatively inexpensive modifications, in spite of what Ralph Nader said. Incidentally, the 50th anniversary of the book “Unsafe at Any Speed” is coming up the year after next. Good reason to buy a Corvair, we think. Jay Leno loves his red Corsa Coupe. 4. 1983-91 Porsche 944 coupe: The vintage Porsche market is on fire right now, with some

cars appreciating 300 percent or more over the last five years. All have one thing in common — they’re air cooled and the engine is in the back. Water-cooled front-engine Porsches have yet to see the love from collectors, and we think that the 944 is one of the best of the bunch. A derivative of the nicely balanced but underpowered 924, the fender bulges and smoother and more powerful balance shaft-equipped twin-cam four was just was Dr. Porsche ordered to make the 944 a credible performance car. Maintenance doesn’t come cheaply (break a timing belt and you’ll wish you hadn’t been born), but the 944 is a bargain-priced precision instrument for dissecting curvy back roads. 5. 1976 Chevrolet Corvette: Malaise-era Corvettes get a bum rap from most Corvette fans but in reality, they’re quite nice and anything but pathetically slow. The move from gross to net horsepower makes it seem as though power was down more than it really was, and mid-1970s Corvettes came in some great colors with nice options like competition-inspired gymkhana suspension and aluminum wheels. Looks weren’t really compromised by bumper standards with Chevy’s solution of hiding the bumpers under body-colored urethane panels among the best of any manufacturer. Hagerty is the world’s leading specialist provider of classic car and boat insurance. Learn more at hagerty.ca

If you are a pedestrian, you can use the sidewalk, walk on the left if there isn’t, cross at crosswalks, look both ways, point your way to safety and wear reflective clothing or use lights. If you are a driver, realize that you must exercise care at all times to avoid colliding with a pedestrian. Think pedestrian when the car adjacent to you slows and stops in an unexpected place and when you approach residential areas, crosswalks, school and playground zones. Whew! That’s a lot of thoughts in only a few paragraphs. Please try to keep them all in mind, both of you. The author is a retired constable with many years of traffic law enforcement experience. To comment or learn more, please visit www.drivesmartbc.ca. Cst. Tim Schewe (Rtd.) DriveSmartBC www.drivesmartbc.ca Twitter: @drivesmartbc

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Near New: 2010-2012 Ford Fusion

Price Check 2010 to 2012 Ford Fusion (October 2013)

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Amid lingering global financial turmoil, recession recovery was already in high-gear at Ford, with an over a 40 per cent year-over-year sales gain that made Ford the top-selling automaker in Canada, in 2009. It was also the year it launched an all-new 2010 model year version of its popular mid-sized family car the Ford Fusion. The 2010 Fusion was offered in SE and SEL trim levels with a choice of a 2.5-litre I4 or a 3.0-litre V6 engines and a 3.5-litre V6 powered an all-new Fusion Sport model with all-wheel-drive. Ford also

The hybrid’s battery is a nickel-metal hydride type that’s smaller and lighter than competitors and it’s temperature is controlled by air extracted from the passenger cabin. Claimed city/highway fuel consumption is a very impressive 4.6/5.4 L/100km. Fuel consumption ratings for the other Fusion engines are as follows; 9.4/6.4 L/100 km (city/highway) for the 2.5-litre; 11.1/7.3 (city/highway) for the 3.0-litre V6 models; and 12.7/8.3 (city/highway) for the 3.5-litre with all-wheel drive. A new optional safety feature on the 2010 Fusion (well worth having) was a Blind Spot system that

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Good reliability, owner satisfaction and low cost of repair ratings.

Prices vary depending on a used vehicle’s condition, mileage, usage and history. A complete mechanical check should always be performed by a reliable auto technician prior to purchase.

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2010 - A park pawl in the automatic transmission may not fully engage when shifted into “Park” and this could allow the vehicle to roll on an incline, if the park brake is not activated. Dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the park rod guide retention pin.

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2010 Fusion Sport introduced its first hybrid edition of Fusion with an Atkinson cycle version of the 2.5-litre engine and an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission (e-CVT).

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comes with Cross Traffic Alert, which was a unique to Ford system. Radar sensors in the rear side quarter panels can detect a moving object within a 20 metre (65-ft) range on either side. Great to have when vision is restricted (as it often is) when backing out of a parking stall.

Recalls on the 2010 to 2012 Ford Fusion: 2010 - A problem with the manual recliner mechanisms on the front seats may cause additional movement of the seat back. Dealers will replace the seat recliner mechanisms.

2010/2011- The lug nuts on vehicles equipped with 17 inch steel wheels may loosen and this could result in wheel separation. Dealers will replace the lug nuts on all four wheels, inspect the rear brake rotors and replace them as necessary. Drivingwheel@shaw.ca

This generation is also a quieter Fusion. Changes to reduce cabin noise levels include an acoustic windshield, thicker front-door glass, new hood insulators, additional sound deadening in the trunk and a new headliner in the cabin that’s made with an absorption material. An air filter that removes respiratory irritants and toxins from entering the cabin was also a new standard feature of Fusion. A new standard innovation was a fuel filler system called EasyFuel. Not only does it eliminate the need to remove a gas cap when filling up, it reduces evaporative emissions. You simply push the fuel-pump nozzle into a gas tank receptacle and it automatically seals shut when removed. Six standard airbags helped the Fusion attain a top five-star crash-test rating. If an air bag is deployed, Fusion also has a unique emergency alert system

that flashes the hazard warning lights and sounds the horn, to attract attention. An electronic stability-control system with a brake-activated traction control system was a new standard safety feature. The MyKey security system was made a standard feature on the 2011 Fusion, a spotter mirror, to help eliminate blind spots, was incorporated in the door mirrors and the SE edition got standard automatic headlights. No significant changes were made for 2012. Good reliability, owner satisfaction and low cost of repair ratings helped the 2012 Ford Fusion get a “Recommend” rating from Consumer Reports. Ford Fusion buyers also benefit from having a good supply of them on the market and used prices tend to be reasonable. A potentially great value pre-owned purchase.

Powered by wind: BMW gets greener BMW believes there is a big future for wind power in its cars. No, not for the propulsion of the prestige brand’s models but the making of their sleek machines of the future. The energy Long before visitors arrive used is 50 percent at the auto manufacturer’s new hi-tech factory in this of that required economically depressed to turn out a region of what was once communist East Germany, conventional car they greeted with a wave Keith Morgan from four giant wind turbines. Those metal giants will power the production of the impressive four-seater BMW i3, which will roll silently off the production line later this year. Silently, not just because it’s an all-electric vehicle but also because the entire manufacturing process rarely rises above a whisper. The BMW i3 is the first of the manufacturer’s projects for which the environmental sustainability objectives were determinedly set at the same high standards as the economic goals applied to the manufacturing process. To achieve those lofty dual goals, the BMW Group retains close control over the complete production process from the carbon fibre production, which starts in a hydroelectric powered plant in Moses Lake, Wa. Entire noisy and stinky processes associated with manufacturing in steel are gone. Robots screw and bond the important parts together and send the shells on their way, suspended form an overhead rail. Happy workers can actually hear each other chat down on the factory floor, bathed in sunlight and breathing freely courtesy of an efficient hi-tech ventilation system.

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BMW believes there is a big future for wind power in its cars.

Amazingly, the energy used is 50 percent of that required to turn out a conventional car and 70 percent less water is used. My group roamed around looking for waste, which turned out to be a waste (of time) in itself. The bits and bats and ‘wasted’ trim are gathered up and recycled for use elsewhere along the production line. BMW even boasts the lithium ion batteries that will power each car’s motor will outlive the individual car’s life. They can be used as storage batteries when the car is put out to pasture, sorry, recycled. If one of the eight modules should fail then a replacement easily drops in rather than there be a need for an entire battery replacement. The lightweight body is also designed with a view to quick and economical repair in the event of a collision. Body parts again drop into place

with the minimum of fuss and cost. They say the cost of a fix will likely mirror that of putting a BMW 1-series back on the road after a similar crash. Now we await the car, expected to sell for around $45,000, to see if it lives up to its green promise on the road. BMW boasts the electric motor will generate 170 horsepower and take off from zero to 100 km/h in 7.2 seconds, and can accelerate from 80-to-120-km/h in just 5.4 seconds – important when passing on the freeway. The i3 offers a driving range of 160 kilometres, which should ease the range anxiety that comes into play among prospective purchasers of electric vehicles. kmorgan@blackpress.ca twitter.com/changegears


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Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) FACTS AND TIPS FOR DRIVERS It can be very difficult, if not impossible, to tell if tires are under-inflated just by looking at them. Yet most drivers don’t check tire pressure regularly. Proper tire pressure saves money, fuel consumption, helps the environment – and saves lives. Having TPMS on vehicles helps to keep Canada’s roads safe by giving drivers the critical warning they need when one or more of their tires has low air pressure. Facts on Maintaining Proper Tire Pressure: Saving lives – vehicle safety and performance Under-inflation is the leading cause of tire failure2. Even if your tires look fine, they could be underinflated by as much as 20 per cent1. According to a recent study, about 50 per cent of the vehicles on the road in Canada have at least one tire that is either over or underinflated by more than 10 per cent. In fact, 10 per cent of all vehicles surveyed had at least one tire underinflated by 20 per cent1. When your tires don’t have the right amount of air, the sides flex, bend and build heat. Underinflated tires compromise your vehicle’s steering, braking and cornering abilities. Operating a vehicle with just one tire underinflated by 8 PSI can reduce the life of the tire by 15,000 km1. Saving fuel and the environment Annually, 643 million litres of extra fuel are consumed by Canadian vehicles because of improper tire maintenance practices. As a result, over one million tonnes of carbon dioxide are unnecessarily released into the environment4. Canadians dispose of 29 million used tires every year, which has a significant impact on landfills. Even modest improvements in extending tire life could have a significant positive impact on our environment as energy used to produce new tires emits harmful pollutants into the atmosphere4. Saving money Fuel consumption increases by 1 per cent for every 5 per cent

of under-inflation. Operating a vehicle with just one tire under-inflated by 8 PSI can reduce the life of the tire by 15,000 km and can increase the vehicle’s fuel consumption by 4 per cent4. Example: • If fuel costs $1.32/litre and it takes approximately 9.1 litres per 100 km = $12.01 / 100 km. • Increasing fuel consumption by 4 per cent = $12.47/100 km • If you average 22,000 km / year, you would save $100 annually ($2642 vs. $2743) by keeping proper tire pressure Maintaining proper tire pressure could save you approximately two weeks of fuel a year, enough to pay for one full set of tires over the average 9-year life of a vehicle5. Under-inflation also reduces tire life. Driving with tires that are under-inflated by 8 PSI will increase tire wear by 16% (approximately 15,000 km). This will hit your pocketbook as you will have to replace tires sooner than you would if they were properly maintained4. Tire Pressure Monitoring System TPMS will trigger the dashboard symbol to illuminate when one or more tires are under-inflated by 25 per cent. TPMS improves your vehicle’s handling and stability, decreasing your chances of catastrophic tire failure and having an accident. While not currently mandated, an estimated 70 per cent of new vehicles (model year 2007+) sold in Canada are TPMSequipped3. Starting in 2007, TPMS became a legislated feature on all passenger vehicles sold in the U.S. Tips for Drivers: Get in the habit of manually checking your tire pressure at least once a month or before a long road trip. Even if your vehicle has TPMS installed, regular tire maintenance is the best way to increase your safety. The best way to get the most accurate reading is to check your tire pressure before you drive, when the tire is cold.

To determine if your vehicle has TPMS, look for the TPMS symbol on the dashboard when you first turn your key to the on position. Consult your owner’s manual for more information. When installing winter tires or buying new wheels, be sure to have TPMS sensors installed in the wheels. Failure to do this will make your TPMS inoperative. Large temperature drops, usually during winter, can cause the low tire pressure warning to come on. Have a tire service centre properly check your tire pressure and TPMS if this happens. TPMS batteries, expected to last between five and seven years (or approximately 140,000 – 160,000km/year), are encased and can’t be replaced. Since some of the first TPMS-equipped vehicles have now been on the road for more than five years, drivers will soon need to see TPMS specialists for maintenance. Once the battery dies, a new TPMS sensor must be installed. When the TPMS illuminates on your dashboard, it means one or more of your tires may be at least 25 per cent below recommended inflation pressure. Pull over and check your tire pressure. Once checked, if the tires appear normal, proceed with caution to a tire service centre to have them properly inspected. Sources 1. Transport Canada 2. Canada Safety Council 3. Schrader International 4. The Rubber Association of Canada 5. AIA Canada

Drives-U-Crazy… Erratic drivers An early morning drive from Kelowna to Vancouver is normally a pleasurable experience. But a recent a jaunt was made much less so by an erratic driver, whose actions required all fellow travellers to watch his antics with great care and attention. The young guy at the wheel of a late model Honda CR-V constantly changed speed, below and beyond the posted speed limit. If he wasn’t passing and cutting in too early, he was inexplicably reducing his speed and dropping back in the passing lane. Thank goodness, he pulled off at Merritt. What drives-u-crazy. kmorgan@blackpress.ca

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KIA concept Playful but gutsy, sturdy yet impish – Kia’s dramatic new European concept to be unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show next month.Although there are no current plans for production, the vehicle’s unveiling will be used to gauge potential customer response for future showroom models.

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Mayor: hiding the homeless sends ‘terrible signal’ Kristen Douglas Campbell RiveR miRRoR

A winter shelter for the homeless will be set up for the next five months beside the downtown Fire Hall on Dogwood Street – a location highly visible to the community. At Tuesday night’s council meeting, Coun. Andy Adams asked why the shelter – a mobile unit made from a steel shipping container – couldn’t stay where it’s currently sitting which is in front of Radiant Life Church. The church is tucked in behind the fire hall and next to Coast Realty on Cypress Street. That didn’t sit well with Coun. Ron Kerr who took exception to what he perceived as an implication that the homeless should be out of sight. Kerr said he believes having the shelter on Dogwood will be good for the community. “I believe this addresses one of the issues here of not hiding the shelter away but putting it in the open where we can all be proud of it, where Campbell River can be proud of it and our efforts to house the homeless,” said Kerr who recently canvassed nearby businesses. “With the exception of two businesses, I had overwhelming support. Most people realize that the homeless are living in that neighbourhood and what we can do to improve their lives is good for all of us.” Most of the businesses support having the shelter nearby, including the fire department. However, Corrado Ventures Incorporated which operates Domcor traffic

This self-contained shelter, made from a steel shipping container, is made up of eight doubleoccupany rooms which will be used to house the homeless this winter. The shelter will set up shop beside the downtown Fire Hall on Dogwood Street Nov. 1.

control and Safety Net Security as well as Coast Realty Group have some concerns. Patrick Corrado, the chief operating officer of Corrrado Ventures, asked council to reject the location because it’s using the spot as overflow parking for its employees and customers. Domcor was also planning to use the overflow parking for those attending its recently added full-service training school’s day and night classes. Coast Realty manager Travis Stevenson said he’s concerned about his employes’ and clients safety with having the shelter nearby but said

he is supportive of the location for the short term. Taking those concerns into account, Adams tried twice at Tuesday’s meeting to get a straight answer as to why the shelter couldn’t stay where it is now. “I’m not sure I understand (Kerr’s) comment of having it visible when it’s going to be put behind a fence to meet the aesthetics,” Adams said. “I think this is a really good initiative (and) the implication of wanting to tuck it away is certainly not the case. I just asked a question as to what was wrong with the location it’s currently in.”

Radiant Life Church Pastor Art Van Holst, who was sitting in the public gallery, responded that the unit is taking up 10 of the church’s parking spaces sitting where it is. As for the fencing, Kerr agreed it does partially obscure the shelter. “I agree with you that it’s not visible (but) there will be a sign there advertising it as the homeless shelter and I do feel this is something the city can be proud of. It doesn’t need to hide in a back alley or in the back of a park.” Mayor Walter Jakeway agreed. “We’re not ashamed of these people – these are

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our citizens,” Jakeway said. “But putting it in a back lane, we’re sending a terrible signal that we’re ashamed.” Jakeway added he’s confident that if problems arise, the shelter could be relocated. Council also agreed the spot beside the fire hall will be a temporary location and a new location will be considered for next season. That idea came from Coun. Claire Moglove who was left conflicted at Tuesday’s meeting.

“This is a way to alleviate the situation for the most vulnerable in our community even though…I don’t believe the location being suggested is the best location long-term,” Moglove said. “If it wasn’t for the fact that in order to get funding from BC Housing you have to be operational by November 1, I might not have approved this particular location but the fact of the matter is it has to be done. If there are problems, council will deal with them.”

Moglove said her concern with the location is that having a homeless shelter in such a busy area is counter-productive to the development of downtown. The shelter will be open Nov. 1-March 31, 2014 from 7 p.m.-7 a.m. every night. Radiant Life Church will have at least one worker supervising the shelter through the night. The shelter can accommodate 16 people, comes equipped with heat and electricity and has one shared bathroom.

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artists. Adm. $10 at the door. tidemarktheatre.com CR Ultimate 6:00pm Sportsplex, 1800 South Alder. Under lights. campbellriverultimate.com CR Art Gallery hours: 12-5pm Campbell River Library Hours: 10am-8pm Weight Watchers Mtg: Maritime Heritage Museum 11:30am CR Networking 12pm. Royal Coachman www. campbellrivernetworking.ca Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregivers’ Support Group 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Mitlenatch Room - CR Hospital. Meets the first Thurs. of the month. Jane Hope: 1-800462-2833 C.R. Healing Room11a.m.-1p.m. & 7-9p.m. 684 Isl. Hwy. Confidential prayer. No charge or appt. 250-923-2312 Al-Anon- 1pm & 7:30pm 7th Day Adventist Church Barb 250-923-5537 or Judy 250-923-1653 Open Mic: Misty Fins 6:30pm. 250-287-4320 www.mistyfins.com Campbell River Auction 1358 Marwalk Cres, 6pm. 250-287-3939. www.crauctions.ca In the Know Sessions & Parent Networking 7-9pm. Robron Centre. 3rd Thurs. every month. FMI: colleen@forcesociety. com. 1-855-887-8004. www.forcesociety.com

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SundayS Al-Anon 7:30p.m. 7th Day Adventist Church, 300 Thulin St. Barb 250-9235537 or Judy 250-923-1653 Center for Spiritual Living Meditation: 10:00am & Celebration: at 10:30am. Willow Point

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The Tidemark Theatre is proud to present Delhi 2 Dublin on Thursday, Nov.14 at 7:30 p.m. Delhi 2 Dublin’s songs and the band itself reflect the cultural diversity present in many major cities around the world.  They challenge the definition of urban music and drag it to the intersection of Bhangra, Celtic, Dub Reggae and Electronica.  They have created their own niche. “As a band, we’re not interested in making the same album over and over again,” says Tarun Nayar, who handles electronics with the band. “The music we’re inspired by changes almost weekly.  At the moment, we’re loving Santigold, Major Lazer, Jazzy B, Burial, Buraka Som Sistema, Four Tet, Moombahton, and tons of underground stuff, which is quite different from the music we were listening to when we made our last album.” The band has played several of the top festivals in Canada, the UK and the U.S. and, in 2011, expanded its horizons to include performances in the Pacific Rim and Europe.  A new album and new international touring opportunities all signal that originality and evolution are all part of the Delhi 2 Dublin experience. 

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Described by one magazine as the “United Nations of rock ‘n’ roll”, they have become one of Canada’s most buzzedabout bands. This year will only see them enhancing that reputation.  Turn Up The Stereo is both the title of the new Delhi 2 Dublin album and the philosophy behind the release.  Nayar, who plays tabla in the band, adds, “It’s also a metaphor for us turning it up in many ways for this album. We spent ten times the amount of time and effort writing this album than we have in the

Nayar and Seran, joined by violinist Sara Fitzpatrick, guitarist and sitar player Andrew Kim and dhol player Ravi Binning, rented a house and jammed out on the songs. “One of the most enlightening exercises was the day we spent playing all our songs acoustically on a guitar. We’d never been able to do that with our material - it really showed us the strengths and weaknesses of the songs,” says Nayar.  Tickets are $21 for members plus applicable fees and taxes and can be purchased at the Box its electic mix of bhangra, celtic, dub reggae and electronica to the Tidemark Theatre stage on Office from Tuesday – Saturday between 12 and 4 p.m., or found online past.  We really tried to to production and art- included a retreat in a festival on the Indone- at www.tidemarktheatre. make everything better, work.”  Bali. After performing at sian island in the spring, com   from music and lyrics Part of the process

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More earl grey, please: a British tea party Since March, the Immigrant Welcome Centre has hosted several Expatriate Tea Parties. They have been a resounding success and have given the community an opportunity to meet fantastic people from Britain, Australia, South Africa, and many other countries from around the globe. The Tea Party provides an opportunity to socialize with fellow immigrants and for the Immigrant Welcome Centre to gain a better understanding of how they can support English speaking immigrants.

All immigrants are July, all having a woninvited to join and cel- derful time meeting ebrate this British tradi- each other and making new friends. tion. “I really enjoyed the In July, the Tea Party was co-hosted by the Tea Party at the British shop,” Campsaid Oriel bell River THEY SAID IT: Brown, one British “It was good of the reguS h o p , to meet some lar attenda new ees at the locally other immitea party. owned grants.” “ It w a s and oper– Oriel Brown, ated busiregular tea party g o o d t o ness that attendee meet some other immiimports grants and teas, food, folks from and other items from the British the same part of the world as I am from.” Isles. The Immigrant WelA popular event in town, there were more come Centre and the than 50 attendees in British Shop hope that

Proposal for Zoning Bylaw 3250 Text Amendment: That the City of Campbell River is considering a text amendment to Zoning Bylaw 3250, 2006 to permit the keeping of hens in all Residential Zones and the Public Areas-1 Zones, and on rural properties less than 0.4 hectares.

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CALL FOR INTEREST Campbell River Airport Authority Directors The City of Campbell River’s Airport Authority, a Commission of the City of Campbell River, oversees the operations of the Campbell River Airport on behalf of City Council as per Bylaw 3444. The City is currently seeking three new volunteers for the Airport Authority for a three-year term. Members of the Campbell River Airport Authority have a commitment to excellence in policy governance, and the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to carry out the duties of the Commission. Candidates should also demonstrate knowledge and experience in the aviation industry, economic development, governance or governmental finance or operations. Positions are open to local and regional candidates. Interested? Submit a brief resume and covering letter setting out how you could contribute to the Commission as an Airport Authority volunteer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. People who have applied in the past are required to make a new application to be considered for this review process. Responses must be received by 4 p.m. on October 31, 2013. Please deliver paper copies by mail, courier or in person to: City Hall, Attn: Airport Authority.

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Get ready for the first day of school Francophone school École Mer-et-montagne is holding a public information session to get interested parents up to speed on a program that can prepare children for kindergarten. “Since last year, we have had the pleasure of participating in a program – Tiens-moi la main j’embarque,” says Micheline Hanson, secretary at École Mer-etmontagne. “The objective of this program is to provide children and their families with the tools necessary to make an easier transition into kindergarten.” The school is holding an informational meeting for this year’s program on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at École Mer-et-montagne (1102 South Alder). Parents of children born in 2009 are invited to come and learn more about the program and to register their child for kindergarten for the 2014/15 school year. Children are also welcome to attend. Parents and guardians are asked to call the school at 250-923-3359 before the meeting to determine whether their child is eligible for enrolment at the Francophone school. CLASSIFIEDS: 1-855-310-3535


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The new BC Hydro interpretive centre near Elk Falls has a local touch in more ways than one. The centre will officially open to the public Nov. 12, but a few stakeholders and media were given a sneak peak Wednesday. The centre is located in the new parking area for Elk Falls Provincial

Park. It was created to make room for the $1 billion BC Hydro project that will begin next year to replace the John Hart Generating Station. The interpretive centre features large panels displaying the past, present and future of the John Hart hydroelectric facilities and property. The cool part is the touchscreen display that clearly depicts the Campbell River gener-

ating system, along with the John Hart facility and construction-related videos. More videos will be added as construction proceeds over the next five years. The touchscreen and videos were developed by two local partners: Mark Wunsch of Greencoastmedia and Leah Tremain of Tremain media. They’re also working to develop other media resources for BC Hydro

projects around the province. “It’s a really good opportunity,” said Tremain. When it opens next month, the centre will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The days and hours of operations will be adjusted over the life of the John Hart project. The interpretive centre will be removed around the end of 2018.

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Styling and smiling in the face of cancer Lagotte then turns her attention to someone more deserving of her skills, Zschiedrich who takes a seat in the stylist’s chair. Lagotte adjusts the sizes and then fits Zschiedrich with wigs in shades of blonde, red and dirty blonde. Zschiedrich is partial to the red, but the blonde one looks good too. She takes a good look in the mirror and smiles back at the reflection. Lagotte smiles too at a job well done. “Before cancer, I was never sick a day in my life,” says Zschiedrich. “I was told I could either live with or give up. I’m not giving up.”

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fter another battle with cancer, her hair is finally growing back, but Paulette Zschiedrich knows it won’t be long. She soon faces another round of chemotherapy and and her thick crop of silver hair will fall out yet again. “You keep fighting back. I am an optimist,” she says with a smile seemingly too big for someone who has suffered so much. By her 60th birthday, the entire mother’s side of Zschiedrich’s family had perished from multiple forms of cancer. “We’re genetically disposed,” she simply explains. Her father, after a lifetime of working with asbestos, died of lung cancer at age 62. Espohagal cancer struck her first husband – the father of her three children. But after surgery to remove his esophagus, he contracted a bacterial infection and died. One of her daughters successfully fought off two different cancer attacks. And, just two weeks ago, her brother succumbed to cancer. “I’m surrounded by it,” says Zschiedrich. “I thought I had missed it, but five years ago I was diagnosed with nonHodgkins lymphoma. I was 62.” That was 2007 and it was only the beginning of cancer treatment. More tumours were found on her ovarian

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tubes and the next year bigger tumours were found around her spine. Last year, cancer showed up in her brain, liver, heart and neck. In July she finished a year of chemotherapy and this December, when she turns 67, Zschiedrich will go through another form of cancer treatment. “Every time it metastasis they have to try something different,” she says. “It’s just not a nice thing, but you can’t let it win.” From day one of her diagnosis, Zschiedrich has survived thanks to modern medicine and a super-positive disposition to live.

That’s why, on this day, she’s visiting the Canadian Cancer Society office in Campbell River to have someone fuss over her. “There, that looks good,” says Michelyne Lagotte, a hairstylist who volunteers her time to make other women look great and to feel good about themselves while battling a horrendous disease. After losing both parents to cancer, Lagotte decided to give back. Eight years ago she began volunteering at the cancer society in Nanaimo and recently she relocated to the Comox Valley. Lagotte now volun-

teers at the Courtenay and Campbell River cancer society offices. She fits ladies with wigs, scarves or hats, and ensures everything is clean and germ-free, because that’s what you do for people who have severely weakened immune systems from cancer treatment. “To me, being a hairstylist means making people feel good about themselves. That’s what this is all about,” says Lagotte. The wig room at the cancer society office is in its own cozy office. It’s outfitted with a plush red chair and love seat, a stylist’s centre for Lagotte, and backed by

Breast Cancer Awareness month is coming to a close, but women need to take care of them-

selves year-round, says Linda Lazare, president of the Campbell River chapter of the Canadian Cancer Society. “Eat a good low-fat diet with lots of fruits and vegetables,” she says. Limit your salt, alcohol and caffeine, get plenty of regular exercise and get your breasts checked by your doctor and get your mammograms regularly as the earlier it is diagnosed the much better chances for survival.” It’s good advice from a breast cancer survivor. “I decided I needed to learn everything I could about this disease,” says Lazare. “I changed my lifestyle, especially diet and got on a regular exercise program. I keep my stress level under control, so my immune system can stay strong and I make sure and get Continued Page B2

a wall of white styrofoam heads all donning wigs aligned in various shades. “The best thing is, they’re free. All we ask is you return them,” says Lagotte. They’re synthetic wigs too, so you have to be careful around the stove, she explains. If you bend down too far and get too close while checking out that roast, you might just singe the bangs, and that just won’t do for the stylin’ Lagotte who inspects her current inventory. “The selection is not too bad, but some are dated. No one wants to wear a 30-year-old style,” she cooly advises.

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he C ampb el l River Judo Club sent 16 competitors this past weekend to the BC Judo Championships in Abbotsford and brought back an impressive haul of five gold, six silver and three bronze medals. Starting off the weekend was Senseis Darcy Yule and Chris Petersen who competed in two Kata divisions (Nage no Kata & Goshin Jitsu) winning gold and silver respectively. Owen Wellard, the youngest CRJC member attending  the tournament was the first to win gold and highlighted his tournament with a beautiful O Goshi (major hip

throw) for the win.  Other gold medal performances were turned in by Jamiliya Wellard, Anthony Henry and Maggie Cramb – who was participating in her first tournament after joining the club this season. Haley Henry, hot off her bronze medal at Canadian nationals in July won two silver medals; one in her own division and one in the next age bracket above hers. Thomas Connor, Wyatt Huggins and Emily Matkovich also brought home second place finishes. Tommy Pfeifer, Kelsey Painter and Jake Misky won bronze medals and

showed a lot of heart in some very tough matches, many against more experienced opponents. Rounding out the tournament was Daniel Henry, Marc Comeau and Jason Wellard who all three competed for the first time in the Brown/ Black belt divisions and had great showings with the highlight being Comeau throwing a 150 kg opponent and  winning the match by pinning him to the mats. To view highlights from this weekend or get information regarding the Campbell River Judo Club visit them on Facebook (cr judoclub) or at www.crjudoclub.com

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He scores!

Campbell River Storm’s Keenan Grant (55) and Stephen Hawco celebrate a goal in Sunday’s 5-1 victory against the Peninsula Panthers at Rod Brind’Amour Arena. The 8-5-1-1 Storm have 18 points and are in second place in the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League’s Northern Division. They play again tonight at 7:30 p.m. against the Northern Division-leading Nanaimo Buccaneers at Rod Brind’Amour Arena.

Road-weary midgets in tough The No. 1 Auto Body midget Tyees travelled to Port Alberni for an exhibition game against the Bulldogs on Saturday. Riley Mathieson was in goal for the Tyees and stopped a partial breakaway at 2:08 of the first period to keep the game scoreless after one period. At 13:29 of the second period, the Bulldogs scored off a pass out of the cor-

ner to an open player in the slot. Mathieson stopped two breakaways in the first half of the second period to keep the score at 1-0. Despite an edge in power play chances the Tyees were unable to score. At the end of the second period the Bulldogs remained up by a goal. The Tyees had a couple of power-play chances near the

end of the third period, but were unable to close the gap on the Bulldogs who took the win 1-0. On Sunday, the No. 1 Auto Body midget Tyees travelled to Sydney to play an exhibition game against the Peninsula Eagles. The Tyees got off to a slow start and gave up the first goal with two minutes left in the first Continued on Pg. B4

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Atom onslaught

Aiden Watson of the Nyrstar Atom B Tyees chips the puck past the Racquet Club defender as Ryan Newton joins the rush. It was all Campbell River on Sunday at the Strathcona Gardens as the Tyees skated to 14-2 victory over their Victoria opponents. It was a good follow-up too after Saturday’s 11-2 loss in Nanaimo. This Saturday the Tyees travel to Duncan.

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On Sunday morning, the Campbell River Masters over 35 soccer team produced one its best results in years against a typically dominant Powell River squad. The Masters carried the play all day in a 5-0 romp. The team used a well-balanced attack that started on the back line with a strong showing from Colan Grootenboer and Graeme Dirks in the middle. The strong play carried throughout the lineup with two late first half goals coming from Josh Fyfe and Ahmed Siah. The lead grew in the second half with three more goals coming from Rob Rentz, James Kay and another from Fyfe. Any offence from the Powell River side was stifled by Masters’ keeper, Adam Panziera who posted the shutout. Campbell River’s next game is Friday night in Qualicum.

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Blair Sampson (left) of the Campbell River Oldtimers tries to knock a Victoria Bay Leafs forward off the puck during Sunday’s A final of the men’s hockey tournament at Strathcona Gardens. The local guys lost a hard-fought 4-2 decision to their rivals. As one player put it afterwards, with a smile, “There’s a mutual dislike between the two teams.”

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THE HISTORY OF THE CAMPBELL RIVER AREA

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he year 1947 brought an exciting change to Campbell River, then a village of 2,200 people, when the Van Isle Theatre opened its doors and made a real cinema available to residents for the first time. The new theatre offered a movie every night of the week except Sunday, plus a matinee on Saturday afternoons. Each film ran for three consecutive evenings before being replaced by a new one. The Van Isle Theatre was an impressive building. Modern in style, the Van Isle’s exterior combined Art Deco design and Streamline curved architecture. Inside was a spacious, comfortable lobby with a ticket booth and a candy counter, and in the theatre itself 599 seats faced the wide screen. While stars such as Cary Grant, Loretta Young, Rita Hayworth and Orson Wells graced

the screen, the Van Isle also was the setting for live productions. One of the first was a three-act comedy Here Comes Charlie presented by the local “Rotary Anns” in April 1948. Concerts also took place in the theatre. Live classical music was heard when the Campbell River Kinsmen Club sponsored a presentation by the Courtenay Concert Orchestra. The Van Isle’s popularity as an entertainment centre was equally enjoyed as a place where people met and visited before the show. Noreen Heggie, manager of the theatre for many years, noted, “People would come not just for the movies but for the socializing. They would come early to sit around in the big lobby, to see people they hadn’t seen in ages.” In 1953, the newspaper announced the “World Premiere” of the film Country Magistrate, to be seen “for the

first time anywhere” in the Van Isle Theatre. The National Film Board documentary, filmed in Campbell River, featured Roderick Haig-Brown and included many local people. The gala premiere was attended by such special guests as the province’s deputy attorney-general, the RCMP assistant commissioner and several other magistrates, and the show was pronounced to be a thoroughly good film. Two “blockbuster” shows, Dr. Zhivago and The Sound of Music, fetched the higher than usual admission fee of $2 for adults, $1.50 for students and $1 for children, in 1968. Regular admission at that time, for a film such as To Sir With Love starring Sidney Poitier, was $1.25 for adults. The theatre was always open at Christmas. “Mr. Bickle (the owner) thought it was important that people have someplace to go,” The Van Isle Theatre (above and below, left) opened in 1947 as a movie theatre. In 1987 it was converted into a performing arts theatre and renamed the Tidemark.

said Sherry Heggie, daughter of the manager. Her mother would decorate the theatre and there was always a Christmas tree. Sherry and her brother spent a lot of time at the Van Isle, helping with a variety of tasks like cleaning, taking tickets and ushering. Even her dog took part, “He cleaned up the Smarties that were dropped on the floor. That was his job.” The Van Isle served Campbell River’s moviegoers for almost four decades, but television, home video rentals and new distribution rights; as well as the arrival of a new twin theatre, all had a negative impact on the theatre business. Happily, the

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spot. In addition, Campbell River product and team captain Dan Cato was named to first team B.C. provincial allstars for 2013. Cato has been selected provincial allstar all five years with VIU as well as national allstar and top defender awards. Over his career he has

collected three national medal – one of each gold, silver and bronze – as well as four provincial medals – gold and silver. Another Campbell River product, midfielder Blaze Roberts will also be appearing in the finals this weekend. Considering the provincial hosts do not receive a bye into the

tournament, the last thing the M’s wanted to do was have their string of five-straight appearances end this year. It is pressure they have dealt with all year, and at times has cost the young team. They did a lot of learning on the fly the last couple of weeks. “For a lot of them, it

Tyees’ game arrived after players The Campbell River Booster Juice Bantam A Tyees travelled to Port Alberni on Saturday to play their final exhibition game against the Port Alberni Bulldogs. Un f o r t u n a t e l y i t seems the Tyees collective expended so much energy on the fish ladder to make it up and over The Hump that it took them more than two periods to recuperate. The two teams came into this game with polar-opposite mindsets. The Tyees were somewhat relaxed and feeling relatively good about themselves after finishing a Thanksgiving weekend tournament with a 2-2 record against quality competition.  The scuttlebutt in the hallways was that they could have finished 3-1 and played in a bronze medal game if they somehow could spike their water with that invaluable intangible item known as confidence. The Bulldogs entered the matchup with a haggard, hound-dog feeling

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of weariness as they had not fared so well in their respective Thanksgiving weekend tournament. Like Jimmy The Greek sometimes said, “throw the history out the window and forget about it because it just doesn’t matter in this one.” Port Alberni demonstrated quite capably to the Tyees that it’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog. They came out running-andgunning and which seemed to put the run on the Tyees. Jared Super and Drew Price were called up for this game due to injuries, each getting their first taste of bantam rep hockey. Both acquitted themselves well; neither tried to do too much and played within the team’s structure.  The Bulldogs seemed to win the key battles for loose pucks and started to launch bombs on the Tyee net. Ensuing scrambles generated more opportunities and the red light behind goalies Carson Bjorgsford and

Dominik Bellefleur was lit. Brady Kratzmann did crack the goose egg for the Tyees, as he was sent on a breakaway by Lukas Lund and Owen Boyd. Kratzmann used his speed to take the puck in on the Bulldog net and went post-in as he buried his scoring chance.  By the time the Tyees were re-energized, there was less than 10 minutes left in the third period and the score was already 6-1 for the Bulldogs.  That’s the way it ended despite a few scrambles near the Bulldog net. “This wasn’t our best effort of the season and it showed on the scoreboard. We have to start every game with the same sense of urgency that we finished this game,” said head coach Scott Kratzmann. “We are bringing up our affiliates and working them into the line-up. By doing this now, our team is going to be in a better position later in the season. Players have to remain committed to their teammates and

move the puck to the open player in a timely manner. Give-and-goes will usually beat solo rushes in the long run. Our coaching staff is helping our players to develop their self-motivation and getting them to raise their personal standards of excellence. “These young people need to take to heart the sports axiom that how you practice is how you play and the universal truth that no-one can do it for you. This isn’t a sprint; it is a marathon. They are improving physically literally every day so now we need to apply that type of workout regime to their emotional and mental abilities. The coaches have seen some improvements in those areas and we are very encouraged by it.” The Booster Juice Bantam A Tyees have been placed in Division 2 for the regular season. There’s no rest for the weary as they have a pair of road games this weekend; Saturday in Oceanside and Sunday back in Port Alberni.

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will be their first time at provincials, but at least we had that one game against Douglas to let them know what it is like,” said Mariners head Coach Bill Merriman. “After the loss on Saturday, playoffs had basically started for us, it was single knock out.” The Mariners will play the Thompson Rivers

University WolfPack to open the tournament on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Douglas and Langara colleges will play in the other semifinal at 2:30 p.m. The men’s and women’s bronze medal games go a 10 a.m. on Sunday with the women’s gold medal game at 12:30 p.m. and the men’s final at 3 p.m.

The Mariners are feeling confident about their chances. “We know that we are in against some very tough competition, but our goal is to win it, now that we’ve got ourselves there,” said Merriman. “We jumped some very big obstacles just to get there, so hopefully the players can be rewarded.”

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hen Kenna Elford was chosen to be a Habitat for Humanity family she was given more than just four walls and a roof over her head – she was given the gift of life. Before being handed the keys to her Habitatbuilt home, Elford was struggling to make ends meet. Her mother had been diagnosed with terminal cancer and Elford needed a clean place to move her mother and teenage son, Nathan, into. One week after her mom’s diagnosis, as Elford was moving her mom in with her, Nathan had his left leg crushed by a car. Needing a place free of mould for her ailing mother and without

stairs because of her son’s recent accident, Elford was left with few options. “We had to move into this horribly expensive apartment,” Elford said. “The rent was 75 per cent of my income.” A friend, Karen Melanson, was on the Habitat for Humanity board and told Elford she should apply for one half of the duplex being built by Habitat for Humanity on Maple Street. Elford, thinking she wasn’t eligible, reluctantly picked up an application from the Campbell River ReStore and filled it out. She was surprised six months later when, during a community information session for the build, Elford was announced as Campbell River’s first Habitat for Humanity family. The house turned out

to be more of a blessing than she could have ever imagined. Her mom, who was given weeks to live, lived another three years and was able to watch the walls go up around her and eventually live in the home. “My mom would come out every day with me to the build site,” said Elford who volunteered as the site manager. “She’d sit on the porch in her toque with her Tim Horton’s. It gave her a purpose, to hang in there. She wanted to see us move into this house. This house I think helped my mom live longer. In that respect it was such a gift to have somewhere to care for my mom. I get emotional just talking about it.” As a mother, Elford said she was able to provider her teenage son with the stability he had

been craving. “We got this house and he looked at me and asked ‘does this mean I get to go to the same school until I graduate and we don’t have to move again?’” Elford said. “That was huge, it changed my life.” It also allowed her to follow her passion – working with kids. Having the house allowed Elford to work for the John Howard Society as a care home worker for kids in the youth and detox stability program. Elford took in youths aged 12-19 for up to three months until they were able to get their lives back on track. Giving back Elford is now volunteering as a spokesperson for Habitat for Humanity and she plans on helping

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Kenna Elford appreciates the gift that her home built by Habitat for Humanity.

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to pay a mortgage, with payments based on 30 per cent of the family’s income, but the mortgage is interest free. Cathy Thomas, who lives behind Elford on the other side of the Maple Street duplex, said the mortgage payments are reasonable as is her hydro because the homes were built to be energy efficient.

Thomas, who lives on her own with her teenage daughter Amanda, was living in an apartment on Dogwood Street that had no heating in her daughter’s room before Habitat stepped in. Thomas, who picked up a housing application on a whim, was as shocked as Elford was when she found out she had been selected as the second Habitat home

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Determine your necessary income. Many couples have hypothetical discussions regarding children and their finances, but until they receive the news that a baby is on the way, those conversations have a way of being put on the back burner. Now that a baby is on the way,

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All children should play on age-appropriate equipment. Due to developAdult supervision is one of the primary mental differences ways to reduce playground injuries. as children age, it No one wants to prevent is essential children children from having fun, play on equipment but it is essential to child safety playgrounds be wellthat correlates to their age groups to keep maintained to ensure playtime does not end in injury. Implay safe and fun. properly maintained equipment coupled with ineffective shock-absorbing surface material can increase a child’s risk Make sure surfaces are cushioned. of injury. Equipment associated with the most injuries in- Falls account for an array of playground include climbers (monkey bars), swings, slides and overhead juries. Acceptable cushioned surfaces can ladders. Fractures remain the most common playground help prevent more serious injuries from injury, followed by contusions and abrasions. falls. Materials that can be used include pea To keep children safe, there are certain precautions that should be taken whenever children are allowed to use playground equipment. It is up to adults, including parents and guardians, to ensure that play areas are safe and to use their judgement to restrict play if unsafe conditions are present. Here is a checklist for adults:

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How to keep kids safe on the Internet Parents of yesteryear seldom had to worry about protecting their kids from strangers once their kids were safely inside the home. But since the dawn of the Internet, parents know the safety of their private residence can be easily compromised. Be it through social media, chat rooms or other online outlets, strangers can now gain access to children in a variety of ways, many of which are seemingly innocent. The prevalence of online predators has many parents looking for ways to protect their kids when they go online. Some parents may want to outlaw the Internet altogether until kids reach high school, but such a reaction can put kids at a significant disadvantage academically by barring them from what is often a valuable resource. Parents who want their kids to get the most out of the Internet without putting them in danger of online predators can employ the following tips.

Warn kids about the potential risks and dangers of the Internet. Many parents would prefer their kids did not know about Internet predators, but that wish should not outweigh the desire to keep kids safe. Teach kids that people on the Internet may not always behave Parents can filter honestly, misrepresenting themcertain websites selves in an effort to gain access so children cannot to unsuspecting and often trusting kids. Teach kids to take the same access them approach with online strangers that they do with strangers they see in public, never sharing any personal information or engaging in conversation with someone they don’t know. Teach kids to tell an adult they trust immediately if an online stranger contacts them.

Use the filters at your disposal. Parents can filter certain Web sites so children cannot access them. Filter sites geared toward adults as well as any sites where kids might be at risk of coming into contact with potential predators. Block chat rooms and other sites where adults can pose as kids and make sure kids who are involved with social media have made their online profiles private and only accessible to friends and family members. Monitor kids’ online activity on a daily basis. The Internet is such a commonly used tool that many kids go online at least once per day. Homework assignments and other school functions are commonly posted online, and many kids communicate with friends via the Internet as much as they do in person. Parents should monitor their kids’ online activity on a daily basis, scanning their Web history and examining their social media interactions to be sure kids aren’t putting themselves in harm’s way. Kids may grow more resistant to such monitoring as they grow older, but parents cannot turn a blind eye to kids’ online activity simply to avoid a confrontation.

Protecting kids online involves monitoring their smartphone activity.

Keep the computer in a common area. The family computer should be kept in a common area where parents can monitor how much time kids are spending online, what they’re doing and who they’re speaking to while surfing the Internet. When kids have their own computers or tablets in their bedrooms, parents can easily lose track of how much time kids are spending online. This makes it easier for online predators to gain access to kids, who have a harder time recognizing potential predators than adults. Remember kids can get online on their smartphones, too.

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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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December 18, 1921 – October 21, 2013 Wasyl Liznick, William grew up The 3rd eldest eldestchild childofofMary Maryand and Wasyl Liznick, William grew on the farmfarm withwith a great love for animals. He served during up on the a great loveallfor all animals . He served WWII aboard HMCS HMCS Prince Prince Robert,Robert as an, anti aircraft shipship as during WWII aboard an anti aircraft Orlicon Gunner as Orlicon Gunner After the war he studied electronics and married his sweetheart Catherine Philliban. Together they built a lovely home surrounded by colorfull flowers and shrubs. He rescued so we we always always had had such suchexotic exoticpets, pets, as such as a needy animals so a great great horned flying squirrel anda even a bear He horned owl, a owl, flyinga squirrel and even bear cub. He cub. worked worked for Abitibi PulpPaper and Paper yearsbefore beforemoving moving to for Abitibi Pulp and for for 25 25 years Campbell River, British Columbia, Columbia ,where wherehehewas wasemployed employedasass paper machineelectrician electrician for for Crown Crown Zellerbach. Zellerbach. He retired at papermachine farming, fishing, fishing and teaching his much loved 65 to enjoy hobby farming, grandchildren how to plant vegetable gardens. He was a kind and generous man who always gave of his time and money to help friends family and strangers. When it came to helping someone in need he would reach into those deep pockets and hand out $20’s and $50’s like they grew on his fruit trees. He accepted in hospital. hospital. He He spent spent the the last last 77 years years at atYucalta YucaltaLodge. Lodge.We Weloved loved,, Jesus and was baptized while in respected and will sorely miss him. To quote his son Brian : “ William Colin Liznick was a hard working father who loved the outdoors; outdoors, gardening being his most favorite pastime. If there was a seed to plant he would do it and do it well. His gardens were always full of interesting and sometimes exotic plants which grew so easily for him. Regular outdoor excursions were always a treat for Elizabeth, and me. He taught us from our youth how to ice fish fish,,hunt, marshmallows and appreciate the fall hunt,ski ski ,,build build aa campfire, campfire roast and roast marshmallows and appreciate thecolours. fall colours. He never demanded much of us but if we strayed we soon found out. I was privileged to follow his career choice and enjoyed years working side by side with him as an Electrician. Hopefully we did not disappoint him. He leaves behind brothers John, and Danny, sisters, Anne and Rose, daughter Elizabeth and son Brian as well as four granddaughters, Noni, great-grandchildren, Molly, Amy and Breanne and nine great grandchildren, Chloe, Lydia, Eden, Seth, Kael, Kohra, Hayden, Lyly and Sofia. Predeceased by his wife Catherine, brothers :George, George,Peter, Peter,Harry Harryand andsister sister,Julia. Julia. His memory will always be in our hearts and our creator’s book of remembrance. Sleep well Dad, until we meet again in Paradise.� Yucalta who treated him him like like their their own own family, family with such love, Thanks to all the staff at Yaculta Papa and and gave gave him him lots lots of of hugs hugs and and kisses. kisses. We can understanding and wisdom. They called him Papa never express how much your care and expertise meant. Yucalta Lodge on Sunday Sunday, Oct Oct 27, 27, 2013 2013 at at 2:00pm 2:00pm. A service will be held at Yaculta


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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS NOTICE is hereby given that Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of GORDON ALAN HAMBLY also known as GORDON HAMBLY, deceased, who died on August 2, 2013, in San Miguel, Chile, are hereby required to send them to the undersigned Executor, c/o Shook Wickham Bishop & Field, Barristers and Solicitors, 906 Island Highway, Campbell River, British Columbia, V9W 2C3, before the 16th day of December, 2013, after which date the Executor will distribute the said Estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard to the claims of which it has notice.

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School District 72 (Campbell River) School District 72 is seeking applications for the following positions:

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Must be able to have extended stays away from home. Up to 6 months. Must have valid AZ, DZ, 5, 3 or 1 with airbrake license and have previous commercial driving experience. Apply at:www.sperryrail.com/ careers and then choose the FastTRACK Application.

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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:

Duty Mechanic HDHeavy Mechanic (North Island) Island) Excavator (North Operator (Gold River) Manager, Strategic Planning Driller/Blaster (Gold River) (Campbell River) CertifiedScale Millwright (Chemainus) Specialist Sawmill Supervisor Shift-Chemainus) (Port McNeill/Beaver(GY Cove)

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In the Matter of Part 3.1 (Administrative Forfeiture) of the Civil Forfeiture Act [SBC 2005, C. 29] the CFA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: disposal by the Director of Civil Forfeiture unless a notice of dispute is filed with the Director within the time period set out in this notice. A notice of dispute may be filed by a person who claims to have an interest in all or part of the subject property. The notice of dispute must be filed within 60 days of the date upon which this notice is first published. You may obtain the form of a notice of dispute, which must meet the requirements of Section 14.07 of the CFA, from the Director’s website, accessible online at www. pssg.gov.bc.ca/civilforfeiture. The notice must be in writing, signed in the presence of a lawyer or notary public, and mailed to the Civil Forfeiture Office, PO Box 9234 Station Provincial Government, Victoria, B.C. V8W 9J1.

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On July 25, 2013, at the 3800 block of South Island Highway, Campbell River, B.C., Peace Officer(s) of the Campbell River RCMP seized, at the time indicated, the subject property, described as: a 1996 Toyota Corolla, BCLP: 648WFW, VIN: 2T1BA05E5TC134796, on or about 20:00 Hours, and Nokia cellphone, on or about 20:00 Hours. The subject property was seized because there was evidence that the subject property had been used in the commission of an offence (or offences) under section 5(2) (Possession for purpose of trafficking) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act of Canada. Notice is hereby given that the subject property, CFO file Number: 2013-1743, is subject to forfeiture under Part 3.1 of the CFA and will be forfeited to the Government for

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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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HUSBANDRY TECHNICIANS 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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NOW HIRING SEASONAL NURSERY WORKERS for the winter lift operations at PRT Campbell River. Duties will include the packaging and grading of forest tree seedlings. • Work begins Oct, 21st lasting up to 12 weeks. • Hourly positions start at $12/hr. • Appropriate clothing required, possible work outdoors. • Physical work requires a good level of fitness. Apply in person between 9am and noon Monday to Friday at PRT Campbell River Nursery, 3820 Snowden Rd, Campbell River, BC, V9H 1P5.

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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.

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

ORACLE TUTORING

• Grades K - 12 & College. • All subjects.

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TOTAL GARDEN CARE Time for Fall Cleanup Gardening, pruning, Top dressing & rubbish removal Gabriele (250)205-0661

HANDYPERSONS Not Just another Handyman! 23 yrs experience. Specializing in roofs/repairs, drywall/repair, fencing/repair, door & window replacement, framing/rot repair, dump runs & carpet cleaning. Seniors Discount. Serving CR. RENO: 250-203-3315

HOME IMPROVEMENTS MONK OFFICE seeking a part time Sales Associate. Familiarity and knowledge with technology in the workforce is an asset. Apply at 976 Shoppers Row 250-287-7193

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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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EVELYN M. Interior Painting: Interior prep to completion. I always use low odour paint. Colour consulting available, free estimates. No muss,no fuss! 250-204-4417.

PETS PETS FREE KITTENS to good homes, 2 white, 1 black, weaned and litter trained. Call (250)287-2821.

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE FRIENDLY FRANK 2.5ftx5ft Air hockey table. Free to a good home.250-286-6717 KIMBALL 500 magic cord mid size organ. Free to a good home.250-286-6717

FURNITURE SINGLE TWIN bed, new, complete with mattress & bedding $200. obo. Sofa & matching armchair, brown tones, good cond. $250. obo. Call 250339-6503, Comox.

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1-BDRM FULLY Furnished suite. N/S, N/P. $1200. inclds internet, satellite TV, heat. Call (778)418-2199.

BLACK CREEK: 2276 Ployart Rd., Sat., Oct. 26th, 9am-2pm. Indoor Sale. Ark Welder, skates, bikes, clothing, misc... SOUTH CAMPBELL River#206 650 South Island Hwy, Sat, Oct 26, 9-4pm. Entire contents of Condo must go! 1651 PASSAGE VIEW DR Sat. Oct. 26. 8am-12pm. Adoption Fundraiser. Lots of toys! Something for everyone! Rain or Shine. SATURDAY OCT. 26, 9amnoon. 710 Timberline Drive. No early birds.

MEDICAL SUPPLIES HOSPITAL BED. Elec. Rotec. Multi-Positional. W/ 6� Invicare(waterproof covered) mattress. 4 dual pos. side rails. Head/ft boards. Only used 38 days. $1900 Firm. 250-2873930

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

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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

A lovely 1650 sq ft rancher on .46 acre corner lot in a quiet, friendly rural neighborhood, close to storries beach&oyster rv. nicely landscaped,fenced backyard,garden,dogpen,new flooring,countertops,updated fixtures,bright D/R 3 bdrms,1.5 bth+ fam rm,mud rm,attached 19x11 shop, forced air natural gas heat. $287,000. 250-9233150

HEINTZMAN PIANO - Upright for sale. Great condition. $1700. Please call to view this lovely piano. 250-338-6757

LUXURY SCOOTER - Top of the line. Original cost $6,790. Driving distance 48 km, used 4 times, includes aluminum loading ramps, weight capacity 500 lbs. $2,950 250-703-4595 RATTAN DECK set - $225. Metal 10’x10’ gazebo - $80. Round table w/4 chairs - $60. 250-338-2704

SIDE RAIL Protectors for a pickup with a 6 ft box. Like new $200 obo 250-339-5708 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.

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

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.

TOWNHOUSE FOR Sale. #2-2697 Mine Road, Port McNeill. Quiet strata complex, convenient to schools and hospital. 3-bdrm, 1.5 bath home, approx. 1250 sq.ft. Open plan main floor. Kitchen with built-in dishwasher, fridge, stove. Upper level has master bedroom with walk-in closet, storage room, laundry alcove with full-sized washer/dryer. Electric baseboard heat. Single attached garage with remote controlled door opener. Tidy, fenced back yard with patio, greenhouse and tool shed. $149,000. Quick occupancy. Phone 250-956-9875 or email: windonthemoon3@hotmail.com for appointment to view.

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SPORTING GOODS MARES DIVE gear and 2 tanks (aluminum 80). Call (250)339-5667.

REAL ESTATE DUPLEX/4-PLEX 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. View photos on UsedCampbellRiver.com (250)926-0030. PORT McNEILL. 5-BDRM Double-wide with basement, 5 bdrms, 2.5 bathrooms. View, private fenced yard. $159,900. 250-956-4009.

MOBILE HOMES & PARKS

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.

LEASED SPACE commercial warehouse/yard, exc hwy frontage. 250-830-7690. CR

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TOWNHOUSES 555 ROCKLAND RD. Quality, near new 2 bedroom townhouses in a quiet area. Units have fridge, stove, dishwasher, washer, dryer and 1 1/2 bathrooms. Close to schools, playground and N.Is College. 1 unit avail Nov 1 $805/month Small pets ok Phone Lorne

CAMPBELL RIVER: 2bdrm apt in centrally located 4-plex. Freshly painted. No Pets. N/S. Refs $700+util. 250-830-4686. C.R 2-BDRM duplex. Fenced yard, on bus route, close to city. Ample parking, near golf course. $825. (250)203-0134. SIDE-BY-SIDE DUPLEX, Avail immediately. 2 bedrooms, lg living room, F/S, W/D, Deep Freeze,inclds wi-fi, cable.N/S, N/P. 250-204-0960.

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2 BDRM renovated mobile on large lot. 2201 Shetland Rd. $1000.250-203-0903

HOMES FOR RENT 3 BDRM DUPLEX, close to town,ocean views, quiet neighbourhood, garage, lg yard. Avail immed. N/P, N/S $1000mth.250-287-0494 msg@250-286-3790 4 BDRM. 2 bth. Fenced bk yd. Lg. drway. N/S. Pets allowed. Close to Sequoia Springs Golf Course. 250-895-1700

PORT HARDY 2 bdrm trailer on its own lot. Excellent condition, private back yard. Boat/RV parking. $99,000. Contact Gary 250-949-8684.

RENTALS APARTMENT/CONDO 1 & 2 Bdrms available at the Cedarbrook Apts. Heat & hot water included. Adult oriented. Indoor cat welcome. On-site laundry. Refs Req. Call 250914-0105 to view. Ask about rental incentives. www.meicorproperties.com 2 BDRM Avail. immediately Orchard Park Apts. Secure building. Oversized suites. Large, quiet, private yard. New carpet, Indoor cat welcome. On-site laundry. References required.250-202-2187. www.meicorproperty.com CAMPBELL RIVER- 2 bdrm Townhouse, near Rotary Beach Park. Clean, quiet. N/P. $700. (250)287-3990 CAMPBELL RIVER Ocean view condo. Spacious, well maintained Building, 2 Bdrms, in-suite washer & dryer, very quiet building, non-smoking, minutes from downtown Campbell River. $850./mo. Avail now Contact Steve 1-604-943-4134 for more info or to view. LARGE, BRIGHT 1 & 2 bdrms, Rotary Beach, excellent location. Very reasonable rents. Views. 250-286 1175. SPACIOUS OCEANVIEW Condo, 2 bdrms+ den, solarium, FP, appls, over 1650 sq ft. Avail immediately. Call 250914-0936, 250-202-5803. Turnkey Ocnfrt. 1 Bd. Avail. immed. N/S,N/P. $1,100-1,250 /mnth. Randy 250-830-4222 WILLOW POINT- 55+ bldg. Ocean views, corner unit, new reno, 2 bdrms, stainless steel appls, W/D. N/S. $1150. Carol (250)286-1187. Must See!

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LARGE HOME with pool on acreage close to town. 2165 Shetland Rd. $1750 landscape mtce included.250-203-0903 WILLOW POINT. 2 bdrm. 2 full bth. Upper Suite. 5 appl. Dble garage. Fully fenced. Soaker tub, gas fireplace. RV parking. $975. Avail. Nov.1. 250-287-6992

OFFICE/RETAIL LEASE: 900 sqft, 220 Dogwood Plaza. Reno’d, reasonable rate. (250)286-6865.

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RV RESORT ON THE LAKE

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 admin@resortonthelake.com

RV PADS YEAR round RV Site near Oyster River Trail & Salmon Point. Available immediately. $375/mth water, sewer, garbage incl, Metered Elec, laundry. Cable & phone avail, Not suitable for all units. References required. Resort amenities not incl. Contact Monica 250923-6605

Certified complex of CR Crime Free Multi-Housing Program. • Thorough & fair screening of all applicants. • 2 bedroom Townhouse • Laundry facilities on site • Close to Hospital • References Required • NO PETS

2003 28� Travelair, $25,500. Ford E450,cab & chassis,V10 Motor, 82K. Excel. Cond., Isl. bed. Consider Class B/camper/van trade 250-285-2030.cel 250-203-0750.

2009 WINNEBAGO ERA Limited. Diesel CRD170XL, 24’, 15,500 miles. Original owner. Bath w/sink & shower, patio awning, A/C, furnace, propane gen., micro, TV. $71,900.00 250-752-4736 / 403-691-5639

SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 1996 FORD Taurus Sedan,263,000kms,AC,Automatic, CruiseC, V6, Tow package,seats 6,lots of cargo space. 250-923-0849.$999.00 2002 DODGE Caravan Sport, 190,000 km, Silver, auto, fully loaded, good condition. $2000 obo. Call (250)331-1320. 2004 INFINITI FX45- SUV, 137,000 miles, black, 20� wheels, Bose, V8. $10,000. Call (250)897-0602.

2002 CHEVY TRACKER. 4x4, automatic, P/S, 4 door. Burgundy. Extra set of tires & wheels. $2950 firm. 250-8300988 or 250-923-5355.

TRUCKS & VANS

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.

BIRCH MANOR

2005 SUNFIRE$3900 obo, very low mileage at 89,500km, 1 owner, excellent condition, very clean, auto, air, cruise, comes with spare winter tires on rims. 250-890-2042.

•Phone: 250-204-8118

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

CERTIFIED BUILDING

of the C.R.Crime Free Multi-Housing Program

We offer:

Bachelor, 1 & 2 Bedroom *Thorough and fair screening of all applicants. * Secure building * Adult oriented * Laundry facilities * On bus route * On-site managers * Close to hospital * No PETS * No Smoking * References required We are committed to our tenants to provide a quiet, clean atmosphere.

Phone 250- 286-4838 250- 204-8118

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

SPORTS & IMPORTS 1997 JETTA GLX 168000kms. Auto. trans., well kept, runs well, sun roof, stereo, excellent on gas. $3000. 250339-7483 RECREATIONAL VEHICLES FOR SALE

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.

DALMATION TOWERS One bdrm. Close to town, elevator, N/P, pay laundry, manager on site. Ref’s requ’rd $700/mnth. Avail Immed. Call Bill at 250914-0309

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

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RENTALS

HOMES FOR RENT

HOMES FOR RENT

TRANSPORTATION AUTO FINANCING Realty & Property Management Inc.

SHARED ACCOMMODATION MERECROFT AREA1 bdrm+ own living rm & shower, share kitchen. N/S. Sm pet ok. $575. Utilities incld. Call 250-202-1282. 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

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. 1996 CHEV CAVALIER,std, 5 speed,2 door,black. Good mechanical.$1200.250-286-6717

CREEKSIDE VILLAGE

3-BDRM, 1 ba, Ocean View 1/2 duplex. $950. + utils. Avail. Nov. 1st. Ref’s req’d. (250)914-1999.

WILLOW PNT: Lrg, 4bdrm duplex, 2812A Fairmile, NS/NP, $1150. Call (250)898-8462.

PATIO HOME at Sequoia Gardens. 780 Marguerite Rd CR. 2bdrms & den, 2 bths. rv parking,quiet,gated. Backs onto Golf Course.$254,900.250203-1001 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

COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL

LARGE 2BDRM SUITE. Utils/parking included. Exc. ref’s requ’rd. N/P N/S Near hospital. Avail Nov 1 $675/mnth 250-286-3888

2 BDRM near all amen. $725 Cedar at 4th Avail now. 1-250889-9353.boarsnest@shaw.ca

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

ESTATE SALE of Construction quality brand name materials & tools. Call (250)3394970.

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CAMPBELL RIVERFurnished room, lrg king sized bed, wifi, satellite TV. Shared W/D, bathroom and kitchen. Hydro incld’d. $600/mo. Call (250)286-1773.

DUPLEXES/4PLEXES

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.

MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE 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

CUMBERLAND Character 4 bdrm/ 2 ba, 3 stories, over 2000 sq.ft. High ceilings, fir floors, stunning views. Great rental or renovate to meet your dreams. 2779 Maryport Ave. $239,000. (250) 702-7210.

BA, 1 & 2 BR spacious suites. Heat, hot water and parking included. On bus route, close to schools. $550 - $750. Move in incentives offered. Call 250-204-3342.

CARS 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

For more rentals call 250-286-0110

587 Alder - 2 bdrm, 1 bath oceanview house. $1295/mo 206-872 S. Island Hwy. - 2 bdrm, 1 bath. $850/mo. 209-2740 S. Island Hwy. - 3 bdrm, 2 bath,oceanview. $1175/mo. 701 Hilchey – 3 bdrm, 2 bath $1200 108 Delvecchio - 3 bdrm, 1 bath suite incl. $1550/mo. 377 Dogwood - $725 & $750/mo. 4811 King Road- 3 bdrm, 1bath Trailer on 1/2 acre. Nov 1. $1050/mo. #293 501- 9th Ave - large 2 bdrm, 1 bath condo, oceanview. $850/mo. Dogwood Street -3 bdrm, 1 bath house, oceanview. $1275/mo. SAYWARD RENTALS - 2 bdrm, 1 bath condo, fully furnished w/cable & hydro. $895/mo. • 270 Kelsey Way - 4 bdrm, 2 bath, oceanview. Nov 1. $850/mo. • 1226 Sayward Rd. - 2 plus bdrm trailer, 4 appl. $575/mo. • • • • • • • • • •

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PISCES, ARIES, AND TAURUS.

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You’re entering a rather ambiguous period. You could try to fight the current, but you’re much better off to let yourself go with the flow in order to arrive at the right destination.

Don’t be afraid of change; it can only be to your advantage. You rediscover your joie de vivre by making some adjustments at home, at work, and in your love life. TAURUS

Agreements made in haste fall apart just as quickly. Take the time to think, and be clear about every point in order to avoid having to start over again. GEMINI

You have mountains of work at the office. A good work ethic enables you to increase your revenue or earn a promotion.

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VIRGO, LIBRA, AND SCORPIO.

You might make some new friends or build a network of contacts that will benefit you in the long term. You should learn to control your expenses for the time being. You feel overwhelmed in all areas of your life. You manage to get everything done and learn whatever you need to learn to ensure that a similar situation never arises again. CANCER

You successfully organize a spur-of-themoment trip. You hear about a really great deal, and you won’t be able to resist the temptation of getting away. LEO

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Getting enough sleep is important for you this week. If you don’t pay attention to your sleep, you’ll have difficulty concentrating at work and will be putting your health at risk. LEO

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Photos Courtesy of Shannon Marin from Oct. 19th at her 6th Annual

Haunted Forest Bash!!

E P A C S E E I B M O Z

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DOWNTOWN Vampire & Werewolf PUMPKIN WALK Halloween

FRIGHTFULLY FUN!

Themed Dance & Skating Party Saturday, Oct. 26 • 6 – 9 PM Strathcona Gardens (ages 6-12)

“Follow the pumpkins 7x14along Shoppers Row, • $10 Admission - Skate rentals & pizza included Tyee Plaza & Pier Street!” Shamrock Farm • Skate, dance, karaoke & lip sync to your favourite Vampire and Werewolf tracks Daily in October • 10 AM – 5 PM Everyone is invited • Songs from Teen Wolf, Vampire Diaries & the Twilight 2276 Anderton Road, Comox Downtown to see Saga 250-339-1671 www.shamrockfarm.ca • Fun TV/Movie trivia game based on these series the great pumpkins in the • Free Admission • Huge Haunted Pumpkin Barn store front windows. Coastal Black Pumpkin Fest • • • •

U-Pick Pumpkin Patch (or choose one out of the barn) Friendly Barnyard Animals Farm market Goodies Spooktacular Family fun

Halloween Fun Swim Friday, Oct. 25 • 6:30 – 8 PM Strathcona Gardens (all ages) • • • •

$2 Admission Dive in for a night of frightful family fun Games, prizes and the floating skeleton game! Costumes are optional but remember your bathing suit • Includes admission to our Famous Haunted House~! Too fun to miss! • Children under 7 must be accompanied in the water by an adult

Sat & Sun, Oct. 26 & 27th 10 AM – 4 PM Rain or Shine! 2186 Endall Rd., Black Creek • • • •

Admission is FREE Pick Your Own Pumpkin Hay Bale Maze & festive games Memorable photos by Amanda O’Brennan Photography • Friendly barnyard animals & explore Tractor Alley

Zombie Escape Sun, Oct. 27 • Willow Point Park

Halloween symbols revealed People familiar with Halloween know that certain animals, symbols and imagery are commonly used as decorations, with a goal of setting a mysterious and frightful scene. But some of these same items are far more innocuous when examined after Halloween has come and gone. The following are some of the more frequently used Halloween images and the truth behind these oft-misinterpreted decorations.

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• Test your survival skills, speed, strength & endurance • 3 or 5 KM of obstacle course • The City of Campbell River and the Strathcona Regional District is looking for more Zombie Bait (runners) and hungry Zombies to help with this event. • Contact City of Campbell River at 250-923-7911 for more information

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Bats Dracula can transform into a vampire bat and sneak inside of a home unseen, correct? Many people fear bats unnecessarily, and not just for their connection to horror folklore. Bats are small mammals, and the only mammals capable of sustained flight. Roughly 70 percent of bats are insectivores, and they can be quite helpful to have around. Bats begin to take flight at dusk and eat millions of insects, including pesky mosquitoes. But many bats eat fruit. A few species, like vampire bats, do feed on blood, but largely prefer blood from other animals and occasionally birds. While vampire bats can feed on the blood of humans, such instances are rare, and a person would have to be sleeping where the bats live. Wolves Wolves communicate through a soulful howl, and such howls are often heard in horror films, which has helped

paint a scary picture of wolves. But wolves often have more to fear from humans than vice versa. According to National Geographic, gray wolves that once populated large portions of North America, Europe and Asia were hunted to near extinction. Red wolves, which live in the southeastern United States, are endangered and actually became extinct in the wild in 1980.

Many wolves are highly gregarious animals that prefer to interact with other members of their pack and are not actually dangerous to humans, despite how they are portrayed in movies. Spiders Large webs waiting at the ready to ensnare prey is imagery common to horror movies. Many people fear spiders and other insects, and while all spiders have venom that they inject when biting their prey, few spiders have bites that are considered serious and potentially fatal to humans. The Black Widow, Brown Widow, Brown Recluse, Funnel Web, and Brazilian Wandering spiders are considered some of the

more deadly. In many instances, spiders are beneficial insects to have around the yard and even in the home because they can eat other unsavory pests. Ravens These large, black birds are often associated with bad omens, and some see them as harbingers of death. But such associations are simply fiction. Ravens are the largest birds in the crow family and feed on a wide array of foods, including carrion. These birds are considered the most intelligent birds, capable of learning and logic. Their keen intelligence and ability to learn behavior may be another reason why people are suspicious of them. Zombies Zombies do not exist in the real world, but they have frequently appeared in pop culture and are often more visible come Halloween. Zombies are supposedly resurrected dead that roam the earth and then turn others into zombies by biting them and passing infected saliva. In the real world, dead bodies cannot move and roam the earth, but air and gases in the body may be released and cause slight movement after death. Rigor mortis, or the stiffening of the body upon death, may also cause twitches or slight movement. This is natural and should not be mistaken for an impending zombie apocalypse.

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What would Halloween be without trick-or-treating? For youngsters, so much of the fun of Halloween involves scouring the neighbourhood with friends in search of candy. While children may have their eyes on the sweet prize, parents may be concerned about their little ones’ safety.

To ensure everyone has a safe and fun Halloween, here are some safety tips to follow. * Go in groups. Children can be accompanied by their parents while older children should be encouraged to trick-or-treat in groups. Should an emergency occur, having a group of friends around enables someone to call for help or alert an adult. * Use a flashlight. When trick-or-treating at night, take steps to improve visibility. This includes using reflective tape on costumes and carrying a flashlight or glow sticks so that other pedestrians as well as drivers will be able to see children. * Walk on sidewalks. Wherever possible, trick-or-treaters should use sidewalks and crosswalks. * Avoid distractions. Trick-or-treaters should not be wearing earbuds or talking on a phone while trick-ortreating. They should be paying attention to their surroundings and using caution. * Do not enter homes. If an adult or even a youngster whom a child does not know offers entry to the home, the trick-or-treater should not enter. * Consume only factory-wrapped treats. Well-meaning people may hand out cupcakes or marshmallow cereal treats. The ingredients such people used and the safety of these treats cannot be confirmed, so it is best to stick with store-bought items instead. * Wear well-fitting shoes. Shoes that are uncomfortable or loose can cause children to fall and risk injury. * Adults should drive carefully. All drivers should slow down and anticipate children darting out into the roadways on Halloween. Drive slowly and pay attention to the roads.

PROCESS 12 secrets about popular horror movies If Halloween typically finds you curled up on the sofa with a bowl of popcorn in hand and a favorite scary movie all set to play, you may be interested to learn some behindthe-scenes horror movie trivia. Certain movies may have turned out entirely different if they had starred different actors, and special effects may not seem so scary if you know what’s actually behind them. Here are 12 interesting horror movie tidbits in honor of Halloween. 1. Few movies are shot in the order the scenes play out in the final cut. However, “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” was filmed in chronological order. 2. Johnny Depp is known for taking on some eccentric roles, including Edward Scissorhands. However, Tom Cruise was initially offered the title role in that film, turning it down because he wanted a happier ending. 3. Jack Nicholson evoked fear in many in his role in “The Shining.” But Robin Williams and Robert De Niro also were considered to play the part. Interestingly, Nicholson also was considered for the role of Hannibal Lecter in “Silence of the Lambs,” a role ultimately played by Anthony Hopkins.

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7. Long before Andrew Lloyd Webber turned “The Phantom of the Opera” into one of the most successful musicals of all time, it was a movie called “The Phantom” based on Gaston Leroux’s book. The Phantom’s name is Erik, and he was a construction worker who helped build the Paris Opera House. 8. Almost 50 gallons of fake blood were used while shooting the movie “Scream.”

4. Tim Curry’s real hair was used in his role as Pennywise the Clown in “It.”

9. “The Blair Witch Project” took eight days to shoot and had a miniscule budget but went on to gross $140 million domestically.

5. Chocolate syrup has often been used as blood in horror movies. In the movie “Psycho,” chocolate sauce was used because it appeared more realistic in black-and-white filming during the famous shower scene.

10. “Carrie” was the first Stephen King book adapted to film.

6. The symbolic white mask that Michael Myers wears in “Halloween” is actually a mask of William Shatner. The production crew bought the cheapest mask they could find at a party store and spray-painted it white.

12. Father O’Malley, the priest who played Father Dyer in “The Exorcist,” was involved in the case that inspired the movie. He claims the plot is based on an exorcism of a young boy in Maryland and that the movie is 80 percent factual.

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