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NEWS BRIEFS Grant Lawrence coming Grant Lawrence of CBC fame is coming to Fort. St. James Public Library on Friday November 15, 2013 at 7 p.m.. His new hockey book, entitled The Lonely End of the Rink: Confessions of a Reluctant Goalie is part personal memoir and part hockey history. The Lonely End of the Rink not only tells the often hilarious story of Grant’s experiences; it also examines Canada’s relationship with the sport. Grant Lawrence, who is one of Canada’s great veteran musicians, also plays hockey in Vancouver’s beer-league. Full of hockey lore, tales of Canadian music and musicians, and Grant Lawrence’s signature side-splitting anecdotes, The Lonely End of the Rink is a quintessential Canadian story that delves into the heart of our cultural identity. Come out this Friday evening to hear Grant tell his tale.

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Ruth Lloyd Caledonia Courier The Fort St. James Sustainability Group is planning a rally in Fort as part of a national day of action. The Defend Our Climate, Defend Our Communities national day of action, initiated by the group Defend Our Coast, is planning rallies across B.C. to oppose the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline. The rally in Fort St. James is planned for Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. in Spirit Square. The Fort St. James Sustainability Group said they are hoping to bring together a diverse group from the community, including rural residents, First Nations and those living in town. “We call on Christy Clark to stand strong for B.C.,” said Brenda Gouglas of the Sustainability Group in a release. “The Province’s submission to the Joint Review Panel for Northern Gateway acknowledged that, ‘For most open ocean spills, no oil from a spill is recovered, the oil remains in the environment,’ and a recent report released by the province outlined B.C.’s inadequate spill response capability. Given these realities, Christy Clark must uphold her rejection of this project.” The group is hoping to draw attention to the issue and rally opponents to the pipeline prior to the Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel decision release expected in December.

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$66 million spent to ‘talk’ about aboriginal kids Tom Fletcher Black Press

and producing materials of questionable practical value following such meetings that almost never adThe B.C. government has spent 10 dressed the actual difficulties chilyears and $66 million on meetings and dren and youth were experiencing consultants to discuss aboriginal “govin their lives – issues such as parenernance” of children in protective care, tal addiction, domestic violence, while actual services such as domespoverty, neglect and the need for tic violence safe houses remain inadmental health services or special equate to meet the need. needs support.” That conclusion emerges from a Stephanie Cadieux, B.C.’s Minnew report from B.C.’s Representative ister of Children and Family Defor Children and Youth, Mary Ellen velopment, said Wednesday she acTurpel-Lafond, who calls it a “concepts the findings of the report, and fused, unstable and bizarre area of agrees that the ministry “strayed public policy” where millions continfrom its mandate to provide direct ue to be spent without accountability. services.” “For example,” Turpel-Lafond Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, B.C. RepA new deputy minister appointwrote, “nearly $35 million was spent resentative for Children and Youth. ed two years ago has worked to refile photo discussing regional aboriginal authoridirect ministry spending to services ties, including large expenditures on paying people to for those in need, Cadieux said. She acknowledged meet, hiring consultants to facilitate those meetings, that another $8 million is being spent this fiscal year on

impractical “nation to nation” talks before consulting contracts expire. NDP children and families critic Carole James said she supports the concept of delegating child welfare to aboriginal communities where it’s practical to do so. But she said it’s “appalling” that millions are spent on high-level meetings while there is an eight-month waiting list for youth mental health services. The B.C. Liberal government has a track record of this, going back to former premier Gordon Campbell, who recruited a South African expert as deputy minister to impose a new aboriginal child care system, she said. “They put out a big idea or a slogan, say they’re going to move it, and then have no plan to implement it properly, with resources, with clear outcomes,” James said. “The tragedy with this one is it’s aboriginal children who are suffering.” Cadieux said it isn’t fair to conclude all the money was wasted. The ministry has better relationships with aboriginal communities, and still provides direct services across the province, she said.



Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Caledonia Courier

Courier Fort St. James RCMP report rested and remanded into custody and appeared in court on Nov. 5 and was released on conditions. She was subsequently arrested on Nov. 6 for breach of those conditions for again attempting contact with the male. Nov. 4 9:47 p.m. RCMP were called to a report of a vehicle in the ditch on Highway 27 near Dog Creek. A red Dodge pickup was reportedly involved in a single vehicle accident. The caller found no one at the scene. The owners were then located in Fort St. James. The driver said he was driving with his daughter and could not see because of blowing

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Courier A line in the sand

Ruth Lloyd Caledonia Courier What would a couple of hip young men from two of the largest cities in Canada with no previous connection to the place be doing in Fort St. James in November you ask? Creating a Line in the Sand, of course. Jean-Philippe Marquis of Montreal and Tomas Borsa of Vancouver are working on a multi-media documentary project called Line in the Sand about the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline. The pair were in Fort St. James to speak to locals, activists and political leaders to hear how they think the project may impact the area and their lives. While there may be some confusion at this point due to the name, because an underground documentary on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline and a film on America’s borders already exist with nearly the exact title, this is a separate project. This project was originally founded by Borsa and two friends, Skyler Flavelle and Tristan Becker. The group was interested in pipelines and the Northern Gateway project specifically. “It was kind of the issue of the day,” said Borsa, yet he felt it wasn’t getting a lot of attention in Alberta or where he was, in Saskatchewan going to school. Instead the group thought the media coverage was creating an oversimplification of the issue, making it B.C. versus Alberta, the environment versus the economy and First Nations versus non-First Nations. So they set out to dig up more than what

Tomas Borsa and Jean-Philippe Marquis were in Fort St. James as part of a documentary project called Line in the Sand. Jean-Philippe Marquis photo was being reported by traditional media and because Borsa said “the joint review panel process has excluded a huge number of people and we thought that it was setting a dangerous precedent to allow such a huge range of voices to kind of go unheard.” The group wanted to be able to understand and discover the nuances of the proposed pipeline and thought hearing those voices might help. The founders were all from Saskatchewan and felt because of this they might be “better positioned to listen to either sides’ arguments,” said Borsa. While he said the group did not start out to take a side one way or the other on the issue of the pipeline, “what it has become more about is understanding and embodying and empathizing with people living along the route and coming to terms with the fact that one side really does have more at stake than the other.” “It was a little bit curiosity and a little the sense that people living along the route were being let down and were being talked for rather than being talked to,” said Borsa. The project began in Bruderheim, Alberta,

where diluted bitumen would be put into the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline and followed the proposed route out to where the bitumen would be loaded onto ships at a terminal in Kitimat, B.C.. The plan was to go in and “give each side their due” said Borsa, but “quite immediately when we were in Alberta we encountered … definite indifference, at best some ambivalence towards the project from the everyday person,” said Borsa. “When we would reach out to Enbridge they would not return our calls or they would hang up, when we would speak to mayors of towns or boards of commerce, they would give us the same answers over and over and over … they were talking points, PR sound bites, they weren’t actually talking with us.” This eventually led them to the conclusion the pro-pipeline side was not all that interested in discussing the project “it was almost treated as a done deal or an inconvenience to have to speak to the public at all,” said Borsa. Once in B.C., however, Borsa said the group experienced much more friendliness back at

and people were receptive to working with the project. Moving westward along the proposed route, Borsa said the reception changed fairly dramatically. Borsa and Marquis are traveling through this time just the two of them, with background website support, as Flavelle deals with some health issues and Becker is working towards becoming a nurse. Along the way, they have met some interesting people and have been surprised by some of those who have spoken to them. Borsa mentioned Karl Mattson as being an interesting interview because he was “the furthest thing from a cliche you could ever get, he was just sort of the embodiment of how massive a range of people there are against the pipeline,” said Borsa. As a rancher and selftaught artist from Peace Country, Mattson is not the typical activist. One professor at the University of Northern B.C. they spoke to teaches an entire class on the pipeline and some of the issues around it. This is the second time the group has traveled along the route, though this time they

are bypassing Alberta because it is not really interesting for the project, it’s “kind of like going to Belfast and asking somebody what they thought about a wall.” So they are traveling this time through B.C., and more specifically the northwest going to places they had not yet made it to such as Terrace, Hartley Bay and Haida Gwaii (the latter two of which are not on the pipeline but are along the tanker route which would carry the bitumen from the pipeline to foreign markets). Continued on Page 5

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Untangling oil pipeline politics Tom Fletcher Black Press Reaction was swift and scattered after the “framework agreement” on new oil pipelines announced last week by B.C. Premier Christy Clark and Alberta Premier Alison Redford. First, here’s what it doesn’t mean. “B.C. blinked,” according to one Toronto commentator, based on the popular notion that B.C. gave up its claim to a share of Alberta’s resource royalties from heavy oil. Clark never made such a claim, so it would be difficult to give it up. Her often-repeated condition of a “fair share” of revenues from any new oil pipelines is purposely vague, but after repeated protests from Alberta, Clark clarified as far back as last June that provincial royalties are not on the table. There is no constitutional way to make such a demand, a point Redford has made several times. NDP leader Adrian Dix and the usual chorus of professional protesters claimed that Clark flip-flopped, opposing the Enbridge Northern Gateway proposal before the election and then embracing it once she was re-elected. This is also inaccurate. Clark’s five conditions were set out before the May election, demanding approval by  a  federal environmental review, “world-leading” spill preven-

tion and response capability on land and at sea, meeting legal requirements to consult and share benefits with aboriginal communities, and the undefined “fair share” for B.C. Clark said numerous times during the campaign that the conditions have not been met, and made pessimistic noises about Northern Gateway, but she very carefully did not campaign against it. The B.C. Liberal platform also endorsed a Kitimat-area oil refinery proposed by this newspaper’s owner, and Clark repeatedly referred to that sort of industrial expansion as one of the potential “fair share” components for B.C. The B.C. Liberal government made its opposition to Northern Gateway “as currently proposed” official on May 31, two weeks after the election, in its final submission to the federal review panel. If Clark had wanted to jump on the anti-pipeline bandwagon for political gain, that move could have been made earlier. NDP environment critic Spencer Chandra Herbert said the B.C. government has taken the position that more oil will reach the West Coast, by rail if not by pipeline. I’m not sure if or when that claim was made, but it’s true that rail shipments are already permitted. Here’s what Redford and Clark agreed on. Redford accepts B.C.’s five conditions, provincial royalties excluded, and Clark endorsed Redford’s proposed “Canadian Energy Strategy,” which B.C. rejected last year.

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A draft of the strategy released last summer contains no specifics on how it would facilitate a pipeline project from Alberta to B.C. It talks about developing Canada’s energy reserves and at the same time somehow reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and promises a final version next spring. Oh, and Quebec refuses to participate. Ottawa has sole jurisdiction over interprovincial projects such as Northern Gateway and the proposal by Kinder Morgan Canada to expand the 60-year-old Trans Mountain pipeline to Burnaby and refineries in Washington. If there is to be some extra revenue for B.C. from oil traffic, it could theoretically take the form of a toll on pipelines. Redford pointed out the problem with that idea in her speech to an energy forum in Vancouver last week. She noted that 42 per cent of B.C. natural gas is piped through Alberta to markets. If B.C. can toll Alberta oil, the same could be done with B.C. gas. None of B.C.’s five conditions has yet been met. Legally, they don’t have to be, except for the one about accommodating aboriginal title. Tom Fletcher is legislature reporter and columnist for Black Press and Twitter:@tomfletcherbc E-mail: tfletcher@ 

• Letter At veterans’ expense Editor: The Conservatives have a lot of explaining to do.  Last year, their government found money to increase spending in the Prime Minister’s Office, yet it cut funds for veterans’ funerals. In 2012-2013, after 10 years of fairly steady funding, the Last Post Fund, which helps pay for veterans’ funerals, was cut by a whopping 21.8%.  Meanwhile, the Prime Minister increased his own office budget by 7.4 per cent.  Instead of money for our fallen heroes, the Harper Conservatives are spending Canadians’ tax dollars on PMO staff and spin. It has long been inappropriate that the Last Post Fund’s outdated criteria excludes all but a few veterans since the Korean War, depriving them of a dignified funeral and burial because of financial means. Yet, it is simply insulting that this government has chosen to invest in additional staff to control their caucus members and their message – in the midst of the ongoing PMO-Senate scandal – instead of our courageous women and men in uniform, who have made great sacrifices in the service of this country. The Conservatives need to re-think their priorities.  Our veterans should be looked after with care and respect, not nickel and dimed.   Jim Karygiannis, MP Liberal Party Veterans Affairs Critic

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Library notes Interesting bios Hockey and music are featured in two new biographies at the library. Bobby Orr’s new book, Orr, My Story is essential reading for hockey fans. For music fans Hilburn’s Johnny Cash, the Life is the definitive biography of the tormented and brilliant American music legend. I Am Malala: the Girl Who Stood Up For Education and Was Shoot By the Taliban is another bio that will be of interest. Anyone interested in the Kennedys will have to borrow Rose Kennedy’s Family Album: From the Fitzgerald Kennedy Private Collection 1878 – 1946. Traditional plant use The library is also pleased to announce that we have two ethnobotanical dictionaries by famed anthropologist Daniel E. Moerman. Native American Ethnobotany, his primary work, is a comprehensive account of the plants used by Native American peoples for

From Page 3 The group was drawn to Fort St. James by the work being done by Nak’azdli through the Yinka Dene Alliance. It was the Yinka Dene Alliance which helped inspire the project in the first place, as the Freedom Train, which took many of those opposed to the pipeline across the country by train to Toronto for Enbridge’s AGM in 2012. The train made stops along the way to meet with local First Nations and hold ceremonies to draw attention to their cause. The train stopped in Saskatoon, where Borsa was going to university and held a ceremony and gave some talks. “It was really really really moving and interesting,� said Borsa. “That left a lasting impression.� He then began researching who the Yinka Dene Alliance were and those who were excluded from the joint review panel process. “It was well-intentioned but poorly executed,� said Borsa of the joint review process. Through the passage of Bill C-38 by the Conservatives, the number of people able to present at the joint review panel has been greatly reduced and timelines for these types of processes have also been reduced, so the group was hoping to reach out to people who have felt excluded from the process. The entire project, consisting of video, photographs, interviews and audio will then be used to create a number of documentary products. One goal is to create an interactive map with clips of interviews and images from along the route which will be posted on their website, hopefully by early December. There will also be a coffee table book, which will have an expanded mandate to look at the growing opposition to pipelines in the area. They would also like to produce a documentary, which may be a feature-length film or as shorter parts. The website and blog to see more on the project can be viewed at

medicine, food, and other purposes. Moerman has devoted more than 25 years to the compilation of the ethnobotanical knowledge slowly gathered over the course of many centuries and recorded in hundreds of firsthand studies of American Indians made over the past 150 years. This research has yielded a treasure-trove of information whose magnitude will surprise even those familiar with the anthropological and botanical literature: it documents Native American use of 4,029 kinds of plants with a total of 44,691 usages. This massive volume of 927 pages is available for consultation in the library’s reference collection. His Native American Medicinal Plants: An Ethnobotanical Dictionary is an 899 page abridgement of the larger work which focuses on the essential medicinal materials (3000 plants used by 218 Native American tribes). The abridgement is available to be borrowed. Both volumes have extensive indices including break down by tribe. Carrier, Northern Carrier and Southern Carrier are covered.

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Lemon Berry Saucing Cake

Ginger Shortbread

A wonderful way

¾ cup unsalted Butter ½ to 1 cup Candied Ginger (to your taste—I really like ginger so I put in lots!) ½ cup Icing Sugar 1 cup Flour ¼ tsp Powdered Ginger ½ cup Corn Starch Prepare baking sheets with parchment. Preheat oven to 300° F. Sift dry ingredients (flour, ginger, corn starch) and put aside In food processor blend butter and candied ginger. Blend in dry ingredients to form ball. Roll dough between two sheets of waxed paper to about ½-inch thick. Cut shapes with cookie cutter or cut into bars. Prick gently with a fork. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on rack and enjoy. Makes about 24 cookies Submitted by Penny Swales

Mustardy Cabbage

– this is a great side For those folks who like to have ham instead of turkey dish – very simple but so tasty.

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l and clean the pa llet Butter and coat with sugar 4 ram ekins 1 cup mixed or fa vo between 4 ramek rite berries evenly divided ins and place on the bottom ½ cup sugar 3 tbsp flour pinch salt Combine above in bowl Zest of 1 lemon 3 tbsp lemon juice 2/3 cup milk 1 egg yolk Add to dry mixtu re and stir well. Be mixture. Spoon evenly on top of at egg white until stiff peak, fo ld well into berries. Bake at utes. Cool 10 m 350 inutes, slide knife around edges, pl degrees for 20-25 minramekin and flip ace serving sauc upside down. Le er on top of m a little whipped cream if you like. on sauce will spill around the ca ke. Top with Submitted by Co rrie Parker

1 tbsp oil 4 slices bacon – chopped 1 cup chopped onion ½ head shredded cabbage 1 apple – cored, peeled and chopped ½ tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper ¼ cup heavy cream 4 tbsp whole grain mustard

Preheat over to 350 degrees. Line a 10” pie pan with your favorite pastry, chill.

, cook until bacon In large skillet over medium heat add oil, bacon, and onion and pepper, cook salt , apple ge, is crisp and onion browned a little. Add cabba rd cook until musta and cream in Stir . 8-10 minutes or until cabbage is wilted heated through, serve.

Spread 1/3 of the cheese in bottom of pie pan, layer onions on top of cheese.

Savoury cheese and onion pie

Submitted by Corrie Parker

Italian Bread Salad Here is a recipe for that  person who doesnt really like stuffing, but does like the bread as part of the meal 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 4 TBS olive oil 1/4 tsp salt and pepper 10 slices stale Italian Bread slices, chopped in bite size pieces 6 plum tomatoes 1 small red onion, chopped 2 cups fresh baby spinach leaves (optional) 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped 1 tsp oregano

10 oz cheese (½ swiss, ½ gruyere is yummy) 2 tbsp flour - toss together and set aside 4 tbsp butter, 2 large onions – sliced saute in large skillet until opaque and just turning golden.

2 large firm tomatoes, sliced, 1 tsp fresh chopped basil In same skillet heat above, layer on top of onions, cover with remaining cheese. 2 large eggs, ¾ cup cream, 1/8 tsp nutmeg Mix well and pour over onions and tomatoes. Bake 35-40 minutes or until nicely browned. You can serve it hot, but I like to chill it and put out skinny pieces of it on snack platters. Submitted by Corrie Parker

Hot Vanilla

Here is recipe that puts the ordinar y hot chocolate upside down. Cho colaty cream on top of a warm vanilla drin k. So good after a day in the snow, or even as a before bedtime treat. 1/2 cup whipping cream 3 tbsp chocolate syrup 1/4 tsp cinnamon

Whisk first 4 ingredients well until completely combined. Combine rest of ingredients in large bowl. Add dressing. Toss gently. Let rest for 20 minutes in fridge before serving

Whip until stiff peaks form, set asid e. 6 cups milk, 12 tsp sugar Heat in a pot over low medium hea t (or a microwave). Stir in 1 tsp van illa extract. Fill your mugs with hot milk mixture, put on dollop of chocola te whip cream and enjoy.

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Peanut Butter Buckeyes

A fun treat to make and put out on your snack platter or to give as gifts. You do not have to put in the graham crackers if you cannot have gluten, they just won’t be crunchy, which is yummy in itself. 1 1/2 cups peanut butter 6 cups icing sugar 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 6 whole graham crackers, pulverized (optional) 4 cups semi sweet chocolate chips In large bowl combine first 4 or 5 ingredients, it will seem very dry Roll into 1 inch balls, place a toothpick into each one, put on a lined cookie tray and chill. Melt chocolate, using toothpick, dip each on into the chocolate, leaving a small circle of peanut butter showing. Refrigerate until hardened, remove toothpicks. Makes about 7 dozen Submitted by Corrie Parker

Pumpkin cheesecake squares

A fast and easy recipe to make and have on hand for those unexpected holiday visitors. 1 pkg pound cake mix 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1 large egg 2 tbsp melted butter Mix in electric mixer until crumbly. Press dough into the pan.

1 – 8 oz pkg cream cheese – softene d 1 – 15 oz can pumpkin 1 – 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice

2 large eggs ½ tsp salt Cream the cream cheese until soft and creamy. Add remaining ingredients, blend until smooth. Pour over crus t. 1 cup pecans – chopped. Sprinkle on top of pumpkin. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 10x15 pan. Bake 30 minutes or until set. Cool in pan. Cut into squares when completely coo led. Note: You can use a homemade bot tom if you like – graham crackers, pastry etc. Submitted by Corrie Parker



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Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls Something different, a holiday cinnamon roll, or just because For Dough: 1/3 cup milk 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup canned pumpkin or mashed cooked pumpkin 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg, beaten For Caramel Frosting: 1 package dry yeast 4 tablespoons butter 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 1 cup bread flour 2 tablespoons milk 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 pinch salt 2 tablespoons melted butter 3/4 cup confectioner’s sugar, sifted Instructions For Dough: In small saucepan, heat milk and butter just until warm (120130 degrees) and butter is almost melted, stirring constantly. In large mixer bowl, combine pumpkin, sugar and salt. Add milk mixture to pumpkin and beat with electric mixer until well mixed. Beat in egg and yeast. In separate mixing bowl, combine flours. Add half of flour mixture to pumpkin mixture. Beat mixture on low speed 5 minutes, scraping sides of bowl frequently. Add remaining flour and mix thoroughly (dough will be very soft). Turn dough into lightly greased bowl, then grease surface of dough lightly. Cover and let rise in warm place until doubled, about 1 hour. Punch dough down. Turn onto floured surface. Knead a few turns to form a smooth dough, sprinkling with enough additional flour to make dough easy to handle. On lightly floured surface, roll dough into 12x10-inch rectangle. In small bowl, combine brown sugar and cinnamon. Brush surface of dough with melted butter. Sprinkle with brown sugar mixture. Beginning with long side of dough, roll up jelly roll style. Pinch seam to seal. With sharp knife, cut roll into 12 slices, about 1 inch wide each. Place rolls, cut side up, in greased 9x9-inch baking pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cover rolls and let rise until nearly doubled, 30 to 45 minutes. Bake rolls at 350 degrees F for about 20 minutes or until golden. Remove from pan to waxed paper-lined wire rack. Cool 10 to 15 minutes. For Caramel Frosting: In small saucepan, heat butter until melted. Stir in brown sugar and milk. Cook over medium low heat 1 minute. Transfer to small mixer bowl and cool mixture. Stir in vanilla, salt, and confectioners’ sugar. Beat with electric mixer until well blended. If necessary, add more confectioners’ sugar for desired consistency. Drizzle caramel frosting over cinnamon rolls. Submitted by Corrie Parker

Raisin Cookies

1 cup marg 2 cup sugar 3 eggs 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp all spice 4 cup flour 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp salt 2 cup raisins 1 cup water

Boil raisins and wate r. Let cool.  Cream marg and sugar.  Ad vanilla.  In a separa d eggs and te bowl, mix dry ing redients.  Alternate wet ingredient to m adding dry and arg and sugar mixtur e, stirring after each spoonfuls onto cook addition.  Drop ie sheet and bake at 400 for 10-12 minu tes. Submitted by Salli Ch adwick

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Flapper Pie dian prairie classic!

Delicious old fashioned Flapper Pie, a true Cana This is the best! Ingredients Crust: 1¼ cups graham crackers ¼ cup melted butter ½ cup sugar dash of cinnamon

Filling: 2½ cups of milk ½ cup of white sugar ¼ cup of cornstarch 3 egg yolks 1 tsp vanilla pinch of salt

Meringue Topping: 3 egg whites ¼ cup of sugar ¼ tsp of cream of tartar Instructions about 2 tbsp to the side and Mix all the topping ingredients together, save m and up the sides. Rebotto the in , plate pie press the rest into a 10 inch ther and cook on a medium frigerate. Combine the filling ingredients toge stir constantly! Set aside to heat until it boils and thickens, making sure to gue ingredients together merin the Beat cool while you make the meringue. the crust and top with the until they form stiff peaks. Pour the filling into brown up all lovely on meringue, making beautiful little spikes that will slide into a 350 degree and top! Sprinkle the rest of the crumbs on the top nd 10 minutes but arou , below like ns oven. Bake until the meringue brow e and eat the fridg the in Cool rent! diffe are s watch it carefully! All oven gue topped merin , a few days same day. This isn’t a pie that is going to last before s hour mere made pies get slimy between the layers. This is best serving. Submitted by Joan Adams

Ukranian Christmas “Crunchies” These crisp, light Khrustyky are fried like fritters. My husbands grandmother made these every year! Icing Sugar (powdered/Icing) 2 egg yolks Oil (or vegetable shortening) for 1 whole egg deep frying 4 Tbsp. sugar 4 Tbsp. whipping cream - divided 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour Pinch salt In a electric mixer -- Beat yolks and whole egg together until thick and lemon coloured, about 10 minutes. Add the sugar and beat well to dissolve about 5 minutes.  Sift the flour with a pinch of salt and whisk 1/2 of it into the egg mixture, alternating with the cream. Mix in the other 1/2 of the flour by hand (with a spoon) with remaining cream. Leave to stand for 1 hour in the refrigerator. Divide the dough in half for easier rolling.  Turn 1/2 of the dough out onto a well floured surface and knead gently with floured hands.  Dough will be sticky at first. Roll out lightly until paper thin with a well floured rolling pin on a well floured surface. Using a  pizza cutter, cut into strips about 3 inches X 1 1/2 inches. Cut straight across or cut diamond shape. Cut a slit in the lower half of each piece. Pull one end through the slit. Deep fry at 350º F. until golden brown on both sides. Cook a maximum of 4-6 crullers at a time. Drain on paper towels.  Place icing sugar in a sieve and sprinkle sugar on them before serving. Makes about 36. Submitted by Anne Stevens

Orange Shortbread Fingers ½ cup unsalted Butter 4 Tbsp Sugar, plus extra for sprinkling Finely grated rind of 2 Oranges (scrub and dry oranges before grating) 1½ cups Flour Preheat oven to 350° F. Prepare baking sheet with parchment. Beat together the butter and sugar until soft and creamy. Beat in the orange rind. Gradually add the flour and gently mix to form a soft ball. Roll out the dough between two pieces of waxed paper to about ½-inch thick. Cut into fingers. Sprinkle over a little extra sugar and place on baking sheet. Prick gently with a fork and bake about 20 minutes (keep an eye on them from the 10-minute point). When done the fingers will be a light golden colour. Cool on racks and enjoy. Makes about 18

Cranberry Cheese Pie

Cranberry tartness wi th a sweet cream chee se filling & crumbly to pping Ingredients: Crust: Pastry for a 10” pie sh ell (your own or a mi x) First Filling Layer: 8 oz                 cream cheese, softened 1                      large egg ½ cup              icing suga 11 oz               sweeten r ed condensed milk ¼ cup              lemon juice, fresh or bottled Second Filling Layer: 2 Tbsp             cornsta rch 14 oz               canned whole cranberry sauc e Topping: 2/3 cup           all purp os 1/3 cup           brown e flour sugar, packed ¼ tsp               cinna mon ¼ tsp               salt ¼ cup              butte r or hard margarine   ½ cup              choppe d pecans or walnuts (optional)   Instruction: Crust: Roll out pie shell and line 10 inch pie plate.   If you don’t have a plate, use a 9 inch an 10 inch pie d a 4 or 5 inch size.  If you choose to put a 9 inch pie plate, pla all the filling in ce it on a baking shee t to catch any boil-ove First Filling: rs. Beat cream cheese, eg g and icing sugar in a medium bowl until sm condensed milk and lemon juice.  Spread ooth.  Add in bottom of pie shell Second Filling: . Stir cornstarch into cra nberry sauce in a small ing. bowl.  Spoon over th e first fillTopping: Mix flour, sugar, cinna mon and salt in a bowl .  til mixture is crumbly.   Stir in pecans (option Cut in butter or margarine unal).  Sprinkle over 2n in a 375 F oven (190 dlayer.  Bake C) for 45 to 55 minu tes until set and light Lay a piece of foil ov ly browned.  er pie if topping is ge tting too brown.  Submitted by Karen Olson

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KNOWLEDGE:  O completion of Grade 12 (Dogwood Certificate)  O valid BC Trade Certification as a Carpenter  O valid Class 5, B.C. Driver’s License with an exemplary driving record as demonstrated by a current driver’s abstract. EXPERIENCE  O Experience gained through Trades Qualification apprenticeship program inclusive of 1 year industry related experience  O Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate and Familiarity with Work Safe BC safety procedures SKILLS & ABILITIES  O ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications  O good basic knowledge of painting and finishing  O ability to perform a variety of skilled carpentry tasks in the construction and maintenance of school district facilities  O thorough and current knowledge of the standards, practices, regulations, methods, tools and equipment of the trade  O ability to communicate effectively using courtesy, tact and discretion in dealing with requests, complaints and clarification of information    O ability to use judgement to interpret, analyze and modify methods and procedures  O physical capability to perform the job duties  O basic working knowledge of computers

KNOWLEDGE:  O completion of Grade 12 (Dogwood Certificate)  O successful completion of Electrical - Entry Level Trades Training (ELTT) program  O Successfully completed 6-weeks of technical training of the Apprenticeship Program  O B.C. Driver’s License - class 5 with an exemplary driving record as demonstrated by a current driver’s abstract EXPERIENCE  O 3 months experience as a helper with a relevant tradesperson  O 8.5 months experience as a Journey Electrician’s helper  O WHMIS Certificate and familiarity with Work Safe BC safety procedures SKILLS & ABILITIES  O ability to use initiative and judgment to interpret, analyze and modify methods and procedures covered by general policy  O physical capability to perform the job duties  O ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications  O ability to perform a variety of skilled tasks in the installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems equipment  O basic working knowledge of computers  O thorough & current knowledge of the standards, practices, regulations, methods, tools & equipment of the trade

For complete duties and responsibilities of this position, please contact Lynn Maksymchak at 250-567-2284 or

For complete duties and responsibilities of this position, please contact Lynn Maksymchak at 250-567-2284 or

Applications will be accepted for the following position until 4:00 pm, Friday, November 22, 2013 by:

Applications will be accepted for the following position until 4:00 pm, Friday, November 22, 2013 by:




LOUISIANA-PACIFIC Canada Ltd. requires an experienced Journeyman Electrician for our EWP Operation in Golden B.C. Email resume to: or fax to 250-344-8859.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Caledonia Courier

The Town Hall being hosted by the District of Fort St. James on Dec. 5 at the high school will stray a little from Black Friday will never be the same. town halls of the past. This year, the mayor and council will be there, but instead of just presenting to the crowd and then taking quesMauve Friday is Coming. tions the structure of the town hall will be geared a little differently. Black Friday will never be the same. “I think it’s going to be great,” said Emily Colombo, economic developIt was perhaps poetic timing, but the first snow of the year was falling the night Murray Ridge Ski ment officer for the district. Colombo has hired Ken Kilcullen Area did their strategic planning session. Nearly 20 people came out to offer ideas and brainfrom the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group storm the non profit ski area’s future direction on Nov. 4. The two hour evening session at the in Prince George to moderate the meet- Murray Ridge ski lodge had the group brainstorming on challenges, strengths and future needs ing and the event will take place in for the ski hill. Topics ranged from programs, to marketing, to community engagement and policies and procedures. Emily Colombo, economic development officer, coordinated and facilitated three phases. The first phase will allow attendees the session. Ideas brought forward ranged from night skiing and improving the terrain park to from the community to visit booths replacing some much-needed infrastructure such as the ski shack at the top of the lift and the set up in the gym with information on groomer shed. While being a non profit provides the asset of affordability for local patrons, the ski some of the projects and initiatives dis- hill does struggle to make enough money to maintain what it has. This summer improvements to the lodge included replacing the roof and some rock work to spruce up the upstairs lounge and trict has been working on. There will be councillors and com- downstairs entrance, donated by Zettl Masonry. Ruth Lloyd/Caledonia Courier mittee members there to answer quesof council moderated by Kilcullen. tions and there will be an opportunity members to participate. Colombo said she wants to proThe moderator will be there to for visitors to see the draft housing report and the draft master trails plan for vide lots of opportunity for discus- ensure things flow smoothly and evsion and input. eryone is given an opportunity who the community. The third phase of the night will wants one to provide feedback. There will be information on the Oh, and of course there will be community centre and, the volunteer be a question and answer panel with fire department, public works will have Mayor Rob MacDougal and the rest snacks. a booth, and there will be information on what came out of the visioning session last March and council’s strategic Community Events are free of charge as they are priorities. sponsored by the Caledonia Courier The second phase of the The Caledonia Courier Invites all businesses to be EVENTS... Thursday 11:30-4:30 *** town hall will include tables COMING Will appear as space is available, free Friday 11:30-8:00 ST pATRICk’S ANGLICAN part of our Beary Christmas Promotion. with focus discussions on of charge in this section. Coming ChURCh... hosts a free lunch every Saturday 11:00-3:00 *** topics and there will again be events are available to non-profit Tuesday from 11.00am - 1.00pm. Take your pick of 3 Christmas NEChAkO VALLEy organizations only. This area is not are welcome. This lunch is councillors and committee intended for thank you submissions All COMMUNITy SERVICES made possible through the generous ADVERTISING PACKAGES.

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RCMP are reminding the public that being called names or name-calling is not a crime. While not a criminal matter, name-calling can become a civil matter and should an individual choose to pursue it, they could look at filing a civil suit against someone for slander or defamation of character. However, calling the RCMP for matters of name-calling can be a waste of police resources. A recent incident in which RCMP were called to a residence on Tache Reserve for a complaint of someone uttering threats turned out to be a matter of name-calling. If threats are not involved, then namecalling is not a criminal matter and the RCMP do not need to be called.

or selling products. It is simply a place for nonprofit organizations a place to announce upcoming free activities. You can e-mail your item to advertising@ominecaexpress. com or by fax: 567-2070. Your organizations’ announcement can also be dropped off at our office located at #111-250 Stuart Drive, Fort St. James. Decision of the publisher is final. *** FORT ST JAMES CHRISTIAN OUTREACH GROUP FOOD BANK SCHEDULE...10.00am to 12.00noon, on Wednesdays, September 11, 2013, September 25, October 9, October 23, November 13, Wednesday, November 27, December 11, January 8, 2014, January 22, February 4, February 18, March 5, March 19, April 2, April 16, April 30, May 14, May 28, June 11, June 26, July 9, July 23, August 6, August 20, September 3, Wednesday, September 17. *** UNTOLD seeks contributions from nonFirst Nations students and staff who experienced Catholic residential or day schools abuse in Northern BC. For more info email *** FIREwEED STOppING ThE VIOLENCE & OUTREACh SERVICE For those who believe all is possible!...Provides free Confidential, Safe, and Supportive counselling and outreach services for women. Hours of Service: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and every other Friday. Location: Room 203, 349 Stuart Drive, Fort St James, BC Phone: (250) 9961214 Fax: (250) 996-7647 Email:

giving of time and resources,by many people in the region, including The Roman Catholic Church, Camp Living Water, E-Free Church and many other individuals. We wish to thank all those who contribute their labour to this program as well as those who provide food and other necessities. We also run a small food bank on Tuesday morning, and are very thankful for all who contribute to this endeavor. For further information please call Gwen Andrews 567-6744. *** SERVICE TIMES... at St Patrick’s Anglican Church, Fort St James, will be 10:30 am every Sunday. Free lunch every Tues between 11-1pm with music and Prayer. Please come and join us. *** FIREwEED CLOThES DRIVE...The Fireweed Safe Haven is doing a winter clothes drive. We are looking for jackets, boots, snow pants, mitts, hats, scarves, fleeces, etc, for men, women and children. The items will then be given to families in the community that need them. If you do not have anything at home that you can part with but still wish to contribute, you can purchase mitts, socks, or thermal underwear. Please drop items off at the Fireweed Safe Haven. For more information please contact Talia at (250) 9968081. Every little bit helps. *** AUxILIARy TO STUART LAkE hOSpITAL... Monthly meeting 2nd Wednesday each month. Hospital Cafeteria 7:00 p.m. *** FORT ST. JAMES pUBLIC LIBRARy hOURS... Tuesday 11:30-8:00 Wednesday 11:30-4:30

SOCIETy...Child and Youth Mental Health and Counseling Services available at no cost. Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Call 996-7645 for appointment. *** FORT TRAp AND hANDGUN CLUB... meets last Sunday of every month. Contact (Sue) at 250-9967728 (h) for more information. *** FORT ST. JAMES SEARCh & RESCUE... steering committee meetings first Tuesday of every month. 7:00 p.m. above the Fort St. James Firehall. Training is the third Tuesday of every month at the Firehall at 7 p.m. New members welcome. For more information please contact Paul at 250.996.7478 or Rod at 250.996.7269 *** MUSIC MAkERS...New members always WELCOME. Not everyone has to be on stage, there is lots of work behind the scenes. Call Heike Fonda at 250-996-7006 for more info. *** ThE ThRIFT STORE...has a new name! “The Bargain Basement”. We are still at the same location, across from Shoppers Food Mart. Donations of clean clothing and small housewares are greatly appreciated. Please, no books or magazines. Proceeds are used for community needs. Open Wed-Sat, 12 noon to 4pm. *** SERVICE pUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT...If you know anyone, including a child, who has been abused or harmed by a psychiatrist call the Citizens Commission on Human Rights at: 1-800-670-2247. ***

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November 13, 2013 edition of the Caledonia Courier