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Coast Mountain News Thursday, October 24, 2013

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Vol. 29 | No. 20 Thursday, October 24, 2013

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Participants in the SAMS timber framing class with instructor Rod Price at their latest project. See story on page A5

VCH holds first community engagement meeting in Bella Coola BY CAITLIN THOMPSON Representatives from Vancouver Coastal Health were on hand October 10 to conduct the first of many community engagement meetings as the transition from United Church Health Services takes place. Jody Sydor-Jones, Coastal Strategy Director with VCH, says the meeting was intended to begin the process of public engagement on the Central Coast. “Many people may not be aware

that VCH already has an arm specifically for community engagement,” Sydor-Jones explained. “We regularly conduct community meetings with our coastal communities and now we are beginning this process in Bella Bella, Bella Coola, and the other Central Coast communities.” The meeting was wellattended, with about 30 members of the community present. Repeated topics included long-term care, birthing services, and service delivery models. Sydor-Jones acknowledged

it’s challenging for the community to only witness endof-life care and misses out on the experience of birth. Onethird of beds in the hospital are utilized for residential care, and there are no plans to reinstate birthing services. “We know this is a real concern for the community, but there is no quick fix for birthing services,” she said. “However, there may be more solutions for long-term care.” While Sydor-Jones stressed that there are no solid plans for long-term care yet, (i.e. no talks of a separate facil-

ity), she was impressed with the wealth of knowledge in the community on this topic and was eager to tap into other options, such as home health redesign to support people in their community environment. “At this point it is too premature to have a discussion about building a long-term care facility,” said SydorJones. “Right now we are really focused on transferring management to VCH and employing mechanisms to engage the community.” One of these mecha-

nisms is known as CEAN (Community Engagement Advisory Network), where 90 members of the public within VCH’s service area lend their voice to healthcare planning. While CEAN is now open to residents of the Central Coast, Sydor-Jones is also working with the community to create a local advisory network, and noted that 20 out of the 30 people present at the meeting signed up to receive more information on the establishment of the network. SEE VCH ON PAGE 3


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VCH pledges hospital, clinic services to remain the same continued from

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Sydor-Jones also addressed what she called ‘the elephant in the room,’ the idea that VCH is going to reduce or cut services. “We

have no intention of cutting or reducing services,” she said. “There is a hospital and a clinic in Bella Coola and Bella Bella, and they will remain as they

are.” Sydor-Jones emphasized that VCH is committed to reducing inequities in rural areas and tailoring services to better meet the needs of resi-

dents. “An example of this might be an increase use of TeleHealth,” she said. “TeleHealth could be used for consult and follow

up appointments in many cases, reducing the need for travel.” She also stressed that the Express Tickets would remain available for referrals

outside of the community. “VCH has an obligation to provide health services for the entire community and we want to hear the ideas,

thoughts and concerns from the community on how to do that,” said SydorJones. “This is just the beginning of that process.”

Workshop addresses shocking effects of technology overuse on children By Caitlin Thompson iPads, iPhones, iPods. In the past few years, these devices have become essential to our careers, personal lives, communication needs, and entertainment. Indeed, we cannot ‘survive’ without them. But what are the effects of being constantly ‘plugged in?’ The statistics on technology are astounding. Infants watch two and half hours of television per day, and children watch 7.5 hours per day. 75 percent of children have a device in their bedrooms, and almost 15 percent have been diagnosed with a mental illness. Cris Rowan has been working as a Pediatric Occupational Therapist and Child Development Expert for 25 years and will be offering workshops for parents, teachers, and caregivers in Bella Coola this week. Throughout her career, she has witnessed the shocking effects technology has had on children and families. “25 years ago child mental illness was rare, and outdoor, unstructured play optimized child development. Today – play is indoors, sedentary, and virtual, with child TV, video game, cell phone and internet addictions becoming the norm,” says Rowan. “As a result, one in three children are developmentally delayed at school entry, one in four obese, and one in six elementary aged have a diagnosed mental ill-

ness.” Rowan’s workshops are developed from years of proven research from academics and health professionals and focus on providing information on the four domains of child development: physical, mental, social, and academic. “The workshops will focus on research and information that directly attributes the overuse of technology to developmental delays in all four of those domains,” she explains. “It’s really important to note that none of this information is based on my opinion, but comes from years of qualified research.” Rowan also stresses that it is not simply the children’s use of technology that contributes to these problems; parents’ overuse of technology is also directly related, resulting in technology addiction spanning all ages. “Parents are using 11 hours of technology a day,” she says. “If parents are immersed in technology, they are detached from their children. It is a wellresearched fact that the underlying cause of any addiction is the failure of primary attachment to a parent or caregiver.” Rowan believes that, in order to combat the onslaught of all this technology, education providers, parents, and caregivers first need to be aware of its detrimental effects. Armed with this knowledge, communities then need to take charge by building outdoor spaces, programs, and recreational opportunities for themselves and their families. “We need to look

within the community to see what’s there and what we can create,” said Rowan. “If the playgrounds are lacking and there’s no place for youth to go, we need to enact real solutions for these problems and get people engaged.” Rowan cites the success of the recent ‘Crash and Bump’ program now offered weekly in Bella Bella, where parents and their children take to the community gym and simply play. Despite the negative effects of the overuse of technology, Rowan fully understands that it’s here to stay. On that point, she advocates a balanced approach for families by following the Health Canada guidelines, which advise absolutely no technology at all for children under the age of two, one hour per day for ages three to five, and two hours per day for ages six to eighteen. This includes all forms of technology such as TV, video games, iPads, and internet usage. Rowan also stresses the impact of ‘background TV.’ 75 percent of homes have the TV on continuously, something that is proven to cause developmental delays in children, especially language. “It’s a proven fact that in homes with continuous background TV, parents speak to their children 90 percent less,” she says. “Speaking involves learning to use the muscles associated with the mouth. If these muscles aren’t used they do not develop, resulting in serious delays in language.”

Recent stats say children watch 7.5 hours of television per day.

While many of her workshops are aimed at education professionals, Rowan will be offering a public workshop on Monday, October 28 at Bella Coola Elementary Gym, from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. There is no charge for the workshop and everyone is welcome.

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Nusatsum Property Owner’s Association holds roundtable meeting NPOA BOARD OF DIRECTORS A Round Table meeting was held on August 30, 2013 to discuss issues concerning flood mitigation in the Bella Coola Valley. Representatives of three provincial ministries were present as well as from two local groups. Attendees were Michael Higgins, Emergency Management BC (EMB) ; David Flegel and Pat Lapcevic, Forests Lands and Natural Resources Operations (FLNRO); Dan Palesch, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI); Darla Blake and Donna Mikkelson, CCRD; and Oran Hoppe, Marvin Schmunk, Joan Cole, Nusatsum Property Owners Association. Engineers Frank Baumann and Donald Hague, consulting for NPOA, also attended. While the round table focussed primarily on the Nusatsum watershed, the discussions also included issues relevant to the entire Bella Coola River watershed. The purpose

of the NPOA is stated in its Strategic Plan: “The Nusatsum Property Owners Association is dedicated to the preservation of property and lifestyle in the Bella Coola Valley.” With that in mind, the meeting of various ministries and levels of government was organized by NPOA’s Executive Director Marvin Schmunk. This was to be a face-to-face discussion of current problems of flood mitigation with local residents and the engineers tasked with planning a possible solution. The two-hour meeting was a lively exchange among those present. Topics focused on the Nusatsum River and covered six areas: The Dike Maintenance Act; funding for flood mitigation, MOTI’s role, current conditions on the Nusatsum River; the role of the CCRD, and Engineering plans for the Nusatsum flood plain. David Flegel (FLNRO) distributed copies of the Dike Maintenance Act, which applies to new

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structures and additions to existing and orphan structures. Government approval is not needed for repairs to existing structures as long as the repair is made according to the original design of the structure. Certified engineering plans are needed to assure this conformity. John Baldwin, Water Stewardship Officer, said in a previous meeting that the province prefers the local regional government to take ownership of structures rather than private groups. MFLNRO would be happy to work with local groups, but the groups’ ability to do maintenance is problematic. The government wants assurance of longevity. A partnership between the CCRD and NPOA was suggested for structures on the Nusatsum. Baldwin said that was working in other places and was the preferred course. Michael Higgins (EMBC) said Disaster Financial Assistance and dike managers need to meet to clarify the question of ownership of new structures

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such as finger groynes. David Flegel reported that all dikes, except one, in the valley are orphaned. A request for funding has to conform to an application process, which starts with the CCRD. It then proceeds to the province’s Flood Mitigation Agency for approval and inclusion in the next year’s budget. This funding normally comes through CCRD’s allocated funds; however there is nothing left from the $500,000 given to the CCRD for mitigation work after the 2010 flood event. Higgins says that it is “highly unlikely” that large amounts will be spent in the valley, such as on the airport dike or the Hagensborg gap, because there simply is not enough money in the fund, which is 10 million per year for the whole province. The only way these projects will be built is if the federal government decides to increase the amount of support it is willing to give the province for mitigation work. The existing engineered plans for the Airport and Hagensborg will be shelved until then. Dan Palesch said MOTI’s mandate is to put the highways back into pre-flood condition. Usually this is not done during a flood event. Mitigation works might be undertaken afterwards when the water has receded, if funding is available. It is done on an incremental basis, with small amounts of funding. However, there is currently no money in their budget for local projects (such as on the Nusatsum). MOTI is responsible for the highway corridor in the valley and does not have the budget to do anything other than protect the highway. MOTI has quarried riprap rock available in the


valley but no money to do anything with it. The groyne originally was built to protect Highway 20; it would seem logical to repair it with the material MOTI has stockpiled near the existing groyne and Highway 20. Palesch and Higgins agreed that a plan for any work has to be finished, complete with engineering drawings and costing, before any consideration will be given to it by MOTI and EMB. The Nusatsum spur was created by MOTI but is now considered orphaned. It could be referred to as a “linear spoil pile,” because it was not engineered. However, it lasted 30 years. There is no protection on the dike right now and it will erode more in the next high flow. The original needs to be reinforced for its own survival and for any future structures. The CCRD is responsible for flood mitigation in the Bella Coola valley and in fact, funding from Provincial sources can only come through the CCRD. It is the CCRD’s job to evaluate the hazards through the EPC position and set priorities for flood mitigation that are included in a longterm plan. Although several agencies will be involved in different aspects of a project, each agency would want to see the whole package, as well as the portion it is involved with. It needs to be a common proposal coordinated by the CCRD. The FRAC report was written in 2010 prior to the 2011 and 2012 high water events. Don Hague (NPOA engineer) noted that the 2011 flood was smaller but more damage occurred due to the instability of the sediment coming down as the result of de-glacia-

tion He noted that huge sediment loads mean quick changes in flow and can cause large losses quickly. Higgins stressed that the FRAC priority list needs to be reviewed again by the CCRD and updated according to current conditions on the river. The ranking should be done on the basis of both a hazard rating and a priority given to projects that are “feasible” based on funding, timing and DMA issues. Flegel said the CCRD needs to raise the priority of the Nusatsum Project on this report. Higgins said the whole valley needs to be involved and that meetings, one with the CCRD Board and one with valley residents, with John Baldwin to discuss the situation are needed. The population and CCRD need to be talking as one. These meetings are the first step in the due process needed to follow the chain of government up to the higher levels. He stressed that it is necessary to stay within the framework expected by the higher levels of government. Higgins also said that a formal letter of chain of authority is needed from the CCRD. Palesch noted that the local government has jurisdictional responsibility within the groyne’s right of way. Marvin Schmunk of the NPOA underlined the fact that the CCRD is responsible for working on and getting a fix on the critical flood points on the Bella Coola River. A letter of understanding between NPOA and the CCRD is already on file. It is within the CCRD’s mandate to do this work, as evidenced by the grant of $500,000 post-2010 for mitigation work. Higgins emphasized that “non-structural mitigation” is important, including educating valley residents on

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what to do, and when, to prepare for flooding. He said education must be a primary focus between now and the next event as the government will not cover private loses. People must flood-proof their own homes and start to mitigate their own losses. Frank Baumann of NPOA has looked for solutions that would reduce bank erosion, create/preserve fish habitat and address the migration of the Nusatsum during floods. The first priority is to repair the Nusatsum Groyne (existing structure), and then extend the length of it. The plan also proposes to next put in series of wing dikes or finger groynes. By starting small and showing success there is opportunity to add more later. He noted that groynes/ wing dikes are of relatively low cost and are effective structures that have a favourable impact on fish habitat. Baumann and Hauge distributed engineering plans for repairing the original groynes and building the proposed wing dikes in the Nusatsum flood plain. Berms/ groynes/finger dikes could be constructed with materials close at hand, at the smallest cost. Based on hazards, they suggested the top groyne be repaired, then finger groynes be constructed at location further down stream on the east and west sides of the Nusatsum. They also underlined the fact that most of the rip rap required for the proposed finger groynes is currently stockpiled on the river bank and is likely to be washed down the river if not used in a timely fashion. The current funding program intake has closed and there is no additional status information from EMBC at this time.

STAFF: Editor: Caitlin Thompson Contributors: NPOA, Dr. Paul Martiquet, Jeremy Baillie Consultant: Angela Hall

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Sir Alexander Mackenzie School of self directed learning takes on timber framing project By Jeremy Baillie The new direction that the Ministry of Education wants school districts to take is being called ‘21st Century or Personalized Learning.’ This new initiative has a greater focus on hands on learning, skills training and learning at your own pace. Although new to the Ministry, this notion is not new to School District 49. What began over a decade ago with the Carving Program within SAMS has now expanded to include four off-site trades programs: Timber Frame Building, Mechanics/ Welding, Welding and Cabinetry/ Woodworking. The programs are overseen by teacher, Dan Watts at SAMS and registration is done through the school itself. The programs are similar in their approach with all but the Timber Frame program offering a few days a week off-site working on a trade and a few days in the classroom working on a graduation program. These programs are successful because of the hard work and vision of

several people past and present: Dan Watts (teacher), the Board of Education (past and present), Denise Perry and Norma Hart (past and current superintendent), John Webster and Jeremy Baillie (past and current principal of SAMS), and the four patient and hardworking tradesmen handling the day-today of each program – Thor DiGuistini, Tim DiGuistini, Russell Casperson and Rod Price. The first of the trades programs to be developed was the Mechanics/ Welding Program. Almost a decade later it is still going with the direction of teacher Dan Watts and tradesmen Thor DiGuistini. The program is a mix of adult and senior students. In this program and the others there is certainly a wish to expand it to make it available to more students but unfortunately insurance costs and supervision regulations require the

numbers to be kept low. The majority of the students in the Mechanics and Welding Program attend the job-site two days a week and are in classes working on courses that lead to graduation the other three days a week. The Timber Frame Program came into being approximately six years ago and has several tangible projects within the community to look back upon with pride. The students learn the traditional way of building a timber frame structure under the guidance of tradesmen Rod Price. To date the program has completed several projects including four shops and the beautiful Healthy Beginnings building in 2010. Students in the Timber Frame Program tend to be adult learners learning valuable employment skills that take them on to working with others in the industry. Similar to the Mechanics/ Welding program

is the Cabinetry/ Woodworking Program over seen by tradesperson Tim DiGuistini. Students in the program again are a mix of adult and senior student learners. The program is housed in what was the old Forestry Building. The students learn woodworking skills two days a week and then again are working on courses leading to graduation back at SAMS the other three days a week. Everyone has to start some place, and students who express an interest in the trades often start by practicing their welding skills with Russell Casperson. The program is meant to be only an introduction to welding and is quite small but it gives students a taste to see if their interest is in pursuing the trades further. Many wonder why these programs cannot be offered on site at the school thus making them available to more students. In truth it’s

a complicated story of insurance, funding, student population size, and staffing. However, the District is committed to offering the trades on-site if and when the SAMS is replaced with a new school. Whenever visiting educational VIPs are present such as the Superintendent of Achievement or the President of the BC Principals/ Vice-Principals Association they are taken on a tour of the off-site trade programs and are continually in awe of the uniqueness and ingenuity of the programs. This kind of partnership between the school and the community is only possible because of the hard work of those mentioned above and because of the spirit that exists within the community to be flexible and ingenious in finding ways to cooperate.

In the meantime, the student and adult learners of the

valley are in excellent hands within these programs.


Reader takes issue with volunteer ‘termination’ Dear Editor, I am writing this letter to the customers of the United Church Thrift Store on McKay Street. I, Doreen Derosier, and the other great volunteers want to thank all of the customers of the community for supporting the Thrift Store. The United Church Store manager and apparently the Board have

deemed they no longer needed our help. I, a volunteer, was terminated – why? The others followed me; they were volunteers also. I personally would like to thank them for their support. We live in a small Valley and we need volunteers, they keep things going. Thank you. Sincerely, Doreen Derosier

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Willing hands help with first ever ‘Stop of Interest’ By Ernest Hall Young Jonathan Ratcliff gives a big hand helping to clear boulders at the recent cleanup of the pullout being installed at the Ratcliff farm. Also on hand were Jordan Hall (not pictured), Kelly Prosser, and Clyde Tallio (right) who is also advising on Nuxalk aspects of the signs to be installed at this first-ever “Stop of Interest” on Highway 20 in the Lower Bella Coola Valley. Farmer Rick Ratcliff, who is delighted with the

Rick Ratcliff's farm is one of the oldest in the Valley.

effort to show off the heritage farm – the oldest agricultural site in the Valley, was there with his tractor, thinning the shrubbery, pulling fence posts, and tilling the pullout’s edge. Work that began in July will soon involve the final topping and grading in preparation for the signs. This Bella Coola Valley Tourism project is the first of several “Stops of Interest” intended to provide tourists with roadside information about the Valley’s natural and cultural heritage.

Fight the flu – flu shot clinics start soon around the province Press Release Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is encouraging people to arm themselves against this year’s flu season by getting vaccinated. Each year, across Canada there are between 4,000 and 8,000 deaths from influenza and its complications. Influenza causes by far the most deaths among vaccinepreventable diseases, outpacing all others combined. “Influenza is highly contagious and can cause serious complications for the very young, the elderly, and those with underlying health conditions,” said Medical

Health Officer Dr. Paul Martiquet. “You can spread influenza for up to 24 hours before you have any symptoms, so you can pass the flu on to your family and friends before you even know you are sick. Getting the flu shot is the best way to prevent catching the flu or passing it on.” Flu shots are recommended for everyone. They are free in B.C. for all children from six months to five years of age, people 65-years and older, pregnant women, Aboriginal people, people with chronic health conditions, and those with compromised immune systems. The vaccine is also impor-

tant for anyone who lives or works with a person who is at higher risk of problems from the flu. To protect patients in health care facilities, last year British Columbia’s health authorities adopted a policy requiring all doctors, staff, students and volunteers to get immunized or to wear a mask while at work during influenza season. To further protect patients, we’re also asking people visiting our facilities to do the same. Masks will be available at nursing stations and/or outpatient reception desks. People planning to visit loved ones in a health care facility or who

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Feature film ‘Into the Mind,’ partially filmed in Bella Coola, premieres in Whistler Described as ‘A story of rising to the ultimate challenge. Having the courage to risk fatal exposure and the perseverance demanded on the quest for achievement. These are not solely physical feats, they are mental conquests.’ Partially filmed in Bella Coola, Into the Mind premiered in Whistler last month, and is the creation of Sherpas Cinema, creators of the award winning film “All.I.Can”. With their newest feature film, Into The Mind, stunning cinematography and groundbreaking storytelling techniques blur the lines between dream state and reality, and immerse you into the mind of a common skier as he attempts to climb and ski the ultimate moun-

tain. Innovative athlete segments are actually a glimpse into his dreamscape, each one harboring messages that help inform our hero’s current, real-life choices. As you experience the majesty of Alaska, Bolivia, the Himalaya and beyond, Into the Mind paints a philosophical portrait of human kind. How do we balance risk versus reward? Why are we inspired to rise to the challenges in our lives and what do we learn on this journey to attain them? Locally, Into The Mind was filmed in partnership with local business Bella Coola Heli Sports last winter. More information on the film can be found at

Sherpas Cinema film 'Into the Mind' was partially filmed in Bella Coola

Healthy ways to improve your sleep Dr. Paul Martiquet, Medical Health Officer Sleep plays an important if not fully understood role in our health, both mental and physical. We know it helps memory by allowing newly formed memories to solidify while weeding out old ones. It also allows the body to repair and regenerate and has a role in building up the immune system. This all sounds pretty important, which means getting a good night’s sleep means a lot to a person’s health. Insomnia is the inability to fall sleep, to stay asleep or to get back to sleep once awakened. It can also include waking up too early and certainly, feeling tired upon waking. Anyone who has experienced a bout of insomnia knows how debilitating it can be. There are things we can do about it. The first is to make changes to habits and environment that will encour-

age sleep; the other is to ‘take something.’ Of the two, the former is absolutely preferred, especially because it will result in better and more permanent change. The best strategy for improving sleep is to make simple changes that will promote sleep. Start by avoiding the enemies of sleep. That means cutting back on caffeine, especially later in the afternoon and evening. Another stimulant comes from smoking. Nicotine can disrupt sleep much as caffeine will. And looking to alcohol to induce sleep is to rely on a false friend. You might get to sleep quickly, but alcohol will disrupt sleep and inhibit REM (really deep) sleep. Overall, the best you can from alcohol is an unsettled night. More positive changes include making your bedroom sleep-friendly. Start by making the room very dark, either with more opaque shades or by using a sleep mask. A quiet room also helps

sleeping. Ear plugs can help here. A ‘white noise’ machine will also do the job of covering up most minor noises and be calming. Keeping the temperature cool also leads to a good sleep. On easy step is to set a regular time for going to bed and getting up. This will help your circadian (body) clock keep better time, if you will. When getting ready for bed, avoid those things that will make you more alert. Instead, concentrate on detaching from the day’s problems, relax and retreat from all that. Read, listen to music, knit, meditate or do anything that helps you relax and distract. The bed should also be used only for sleep and sex. Working while in bed or going over the day’s texts on your phone will not help. Not only that, but using backlit LCD screens like iPads, phones and many flatscreen televisions will expose you to blue light. This is not

a problem on its own, but blue light makes you more alert and discourages sleep. If you can’t sleep at all, just ‘give up’ for about 20 minutes. Get out of bed, sit quietly or do something relaxing. Then give sleep another try. You should be fine. Sleeping pills can be helpful for a short

period. Whether over the counter (OTC) or prescription, sleeping pills have side effects including being groggy in the morning (avoid driving and all those things you know you shouldn’t be doing when you are not sharp). Some people will choose to use supple-

ments to aid sleeping. Of the many touted as helpful, few deliver anything but a placebo effect. Melatonin is a popular supplement and is one of the only showing evidence of effectiveness. It is best for preventing or reducing jet lag. Valerian is another option, but there is

little support in studies. At best, it works as a placebo. A good night of sleep is an important factor in good physical and mental health. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to improve your sleep. Good night. Dr. Paul Martiquet is the Medical Health Officer for Bella Coola.


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Tripartite partners signify new path forward with historic transfer of health services for B.C. First Nations Grand Chief Doug Kelly, Chair of the First Nations Health Council, was joined today by the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health and B.C. Minister of Health Terry Lake, to celebrate the historic transfer of all health programs and services for B.C. First Nations previously administered by Health Canada to the new First Nations Health Authority (FNHA). “The support of our Chiefs and leadership has been essential to moving forward with this historic decision to

transform our health care - the First Nations Health Authority was built by B.C. First Nations for B.C. First Nations. Now is the time for B.C. First Nations to take our rightful place, determining our own health outcomes and what wellness means to us,” said Grand Chief Doug Kelly. “I would like to commend our federal, provincial, health authority, and other partners on the collaborative work to date and we look forward to our service delivery role, bringing to life our vision of healthy, self-determining

“Today marks the beginning of a new era in health care for B.C. First Nations,” Minister Ambrose and vibrant B.C. First Nations children, families and communities.” Through the Tripartite B.C. First Nations Health Plan, partners are taking a new path forward in their relationship with the ultimate goal of elevating the health status of B.C. First Nations community

members. “Today marks the beginning of a new era in health care for B.C. First Nations,” said Minister Ambrose. “The transfer of responsibilities empowers First Nations while promoting a better, more responsive, integrated and innovative model

of health service delivery. This agreement will contribute to the development of healthier and more sustainable B.C. First Nations communities.” This transfer of services has been several years in the making and was outlined in a number of guiding documents and agreements including the 2011 British Columbia Tripartite Framework Agreement on First Nation Health Governance. The Framework Agreement paved the way for the federal government to transfer the planning, design, manage-

ment, and delivery of First Nations health programs to the new FNHA. The new approach enables the FNHA to incorporate First Nations' cultural knowledge, beliefs, values, and models of healing into the design and delivery of health programs that better meet the needs of First Nations communities. “We have achieved a historic milestone,” said British Columbia Health Minister Terry Lake. “We are empowering First Nations all across the province with the goal of improving the health

status of all British Columbians. This is a first in Canada and a made-in-B.C. program of which we can all be proud.” The work of the FNHA does not replace or duplicate the role or services of the B.C. Ministry of Health and Regional Health Authorities but collaborates, co-ordinates and integrates respective health programs and services to achieve better health outcomes for B.C. First Nations addressing services gaps through new partnerships, closer collaboration and health systems innovation.

Prosperity Mine on MP's bucket list BY MONICA LAMBYORSKI WILLIAMS LAKE TRIBUNE Wednesday’s throne speech sets out a path for the next two years, said Cariboo-Prince George MP Dick Harris. “Our government is continuing to concen-

trate on creating jobs, it’s a priority for the prime minister,” Harris said Thursday. His riding has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Canada, he added. “We’ve all been through the pit of the depression and come out stronger than ever.” Attributing the

recovery to the spirit of the people living in the region, Harris also credited the federal government for investing hundreds of millions of dollars in the region in both infrastructure and spending that created jobs. “In the throne speech yesterday the prime minister spoke

about the $70 billion infrastructure commitment our government made with the economic action plan,” Harris said. “That’s still got a ways to go. I think somewhere around $50 billion has been spent.” Harris also said the New Prosperity Mine is on his bucket list and

he plans to keep fighting for it to open. "I really want to see that mine up and running," he said. "I truly anticipate that the environmental review panel is having a very careful look at the proposal and seeing that Fish Lake is not an issue in this proposal." Taseko Mines is

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Nations in the region is an opportunity that only comes around in a generation believe me," he said. In the next few weeks Harris also plans to meet with Minister of Transportation to advocate for the city's grant application to repave the airport runway.

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Beautiful View of Williams Lake 3bdrm + Den, 2 1/2 bath, located on Windmill Cres. Gorgeous country kitchen. Beautifully landscaped yard. Asking: $329,999 For more info or viewing. Call (250)267-7793

Incredible Views! Quiet & secluded, 1300sqft mobile with addition on 10+ acres overlooking the Fraser River. Storage sheds, raised garden beds & dog kennel. Located in the Pablo Creek area. Reno’d inside & out. Hiking, biking, fishing, horse riding trails & wildlife at your back door. Reduced! $187,000. Call for aptmts. (250)398-5986 Serious Inquiries Only!

Mobile Homes & Parks RETIRE IN Beautiful Southern BC, Brand New Park. Affordable Housing. COPPER RIDGE. Manufactured Home Park, New Home Sales. Keremeos, BC. Spec home on site to view. Please call 250-4627055.

Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent 2 bdrm apartment in secure adult oriented building, no pets, references required. $680/mo. (250)392-2602 or cell (250)305-5366 2 bdrm apartment, South Lakeside area, $525/mo, no pets. (250)392-5074. Bright & spacious 1 bdrm apt. in clean & quiet bldg, intercom, 2 blocks to hospital, on bus route, no pets please. (250)392-4982 Lakepoint 3bdrm, 2 1/2 bath executive condo, ref req’d, Avail. Nov 15th $1500/mo +util. (250)392-0439

Commercial/ Industrial For lease or rent 1238 sq. ft. at 84(A) North Broadway, zoned service commercial, fenced compound area included, avail. Nov. 1st (250)392-3725 or (250)7902316

3bdrm mobile, $1000/mo +util. Avail Nov. 1st, lg yard, in quiet neighborhood. R/R, N/S, Pets negotiable. (250)392-4677 or (250)267-6061 3bdr. mobile, carport, sundeck, c/w 5app., ref/req. 10 minutes to Mt. Polley bus at the 150 Mile. (250)296-3089

Homes for Rent 2 and 3 bdrm. houses. F/S natural gas heat. Please call (250)392-7617. 3-4bdrm house on acreage with one bath, large rec room, wood heat, garden, wood shop & carport. Good condition, near Gibraltar. f,s,w,d n/p n/s $1000/mo McLeese Lake. 1(250)297-6569 or 1(250)6302690 3bdrm, 2600 sqft house for rent, awesome Lake view, best area, in town, radient heat. Only working people. R/R, N/S, N/P $1500 to $2000. month. Ph: (250)398-6111

Cottages / Cabins

3bdrm, 2 bath house, fenced yard, walking distance to Mountview School. F/S, D/W, end of culdesac, non-smokers. Avail. Nov. 1st. $1200/mo (250)302-9779

Cozy cabin on lake, 25 minutes from town, no pets/non smoking. $600/month. Phone: (250)305-6627

3bdrm top floor, 2 full bath, close to school & bus. n/p $1100 util. incl. Avail. Nov. 1 (250)305-1213

Duplex / 4 Plex

3bdr. rancher, f/s w/d, nice quiet neighbourhood, storage shed. $900/mo. inc. heat. Avail. Oct. 15th (250)263-8199

2bdrm suites in 4-plex downtown, $640 & $660. (250)3987552 3bdrm suite $900/mo, +util. n/s n/p r/r (250)296-3359 Avail Nov. 1. Top floor of a duplex. 3 large, bright bdrms, newly renovated, full bath and laundry. Large west facing picture window, close to downtown, on transit route with a private backyard. Suitable for professional couple. Ref req’d $1100/mo + util. 250-296-3230 Well kept 3bdrm duplex with full basement, shed. F/S N/P $900/month. Avail. Nov. 1st. 1 (250)398-5145

Mobile Homes & Pads 2-bdrm., mobile, f/s, w/d, dw, $700/mo.+ util., r/r. avail Nov 1st. For working mature individual or couple. (250)3986674 or (250)267-2873

4 bdrm House in W.L. Walk to school/university. Available immed. $1250 + util. N/S N/P Good references only. Call or txt (250)208-3005 or (250)3922390. Large waterfront 3bdrm, 2 1/2 bath home in town. 5 appl. $1600/mnth +util. n/s n/p ref. req’d. Call Mark (250)3057742 Renovated 2 & 3 bdrm houses, some incl util. No dogs (250)392-6352 S. Lakeside 1 block from lake. 1100 sq. ft. 3bdrms, 1.5 baths, single garage, wood fireplace n/s n/p (250)305-9598.

Rooms for Rent FURNISHED room for rent. Student or employed. $425/mo inclusive. 392-6360 or 3028112

Storage Corral Mini Storage 9.5’ x 23’ units available. Winter special $130/month. (250)398-0161 or (250)296-3285 after 5pm RV, ATV, BOAT STORAGE. Close to Westridge. Covered, Perfect for boats, 4-8’W x20’Dx10’H. Uncovered, 2-RV up to 35’ long. 2-RV up to 28’ long. Container, 1-8’x20’ Sea Can. Call (250)267-7490.

Suites, Lower 1&2 bdrm. avail. immed. n/s, n/p. Close to schools & TRU. (250)398-8111 or (250)3031546 cell. 1300sqft, 3bdrm , 1 1/2bath, overlooking Williams Lake, $1100/mo util. incl Pets negotiable. (250)398-8406 evenings. Avail immed. 1bdrm ground level bsmt suite downtown. All appl. $800/mo. inc. util. 250-392-6733. 1bdr. suite $550.mnth/1 person $650.mnth/2 persons heat & light included n/s, n/p, r/r. (250) 305-6045. 1 Large bdrm, $650 n/s, n/p, Utilities included. (250)3051213 2 bdrm bsmt suite in Williams Lake, $650/mo n/s, n/p, r/r (250)296-3131 after 7 pm Fully furnished lakeside walkout bachelor suite, n/s, n/p, south facing, near Scout Island, incl util, satellite TV, & wireless internet avail. Nov. 1 $725/mo. (250)392-7395. WILLIAMS LAKE- 2 bdrm grnd level, private entry, laundry & storage, one car prkng. Newly renovated. #4-4012 N. MacKenzie Ave. $700/mo. inclds utils. Avail Nov. 1st or 15th Please call or email for appt’s at 778-885-4721.

1999 FIREFLY 2 door Hatch 3 cyl. 5 speed, 185,000 kms, 50 plus MPG. Very good condition. Good commuter car. $1850. (250)303-0941 2003 Ford Focus Wagon. Auto, very clean, 149,000kms. $4200. 250-392-4412.

2003 Ford Taurus Well maintained, Clean, 190,000 kms with winter tires. $4200. (250)392-2879

2003 Grand Prix SE 3.1L, V6, automatic, PW/PL, AC, AM/FM CD player, all works. Excellent condition. 177,600 kms, $4300.00 (250)296-3538

1998 BMW Z3 Roadster Air conditioning, power windows, very clean condition. Never winter driven. $12,000. (250)392-5269

2004 Toyota Echo 117,000kms, 5 speed, 2 new front tires, new brakes, 4 studded tires on rims, new stereo. $6000. (250)392-7077

2005 Honda Civic SE Extremely clean car, lady driven, only 152,000 kms, after market Alpine Stereo System, very well maintained. Asking $6500. obo Please contact for more info: Email: Cell: (250)267-7657

3bdrm, large yard, deck, shared W/D. Close to town, utilities inc. (250)302-1829

Adult oriented town house, quiet neighborhood, 1008 Hubble Rd 2bdrm full bsmt., n/p, r/r. Seeking compatible tenants Available Nov 1st 1(250)396-4096

2003 Honda Civic Manual transmission, brand new timing belt, fuel pump and brakes in the last 12 months. Summer tires plus extra rims are included. $ 5500 O.B.O. Call Caitlin at (250)303-1292

2011 FORD FIESTA SE 29,000 kms Comes with extra set of studded winter tires. $16,000. (250)305-2462

Off Road Vehicles Kawasaki 300 2x4 Quad with winch & snow blade, good condition. $1950. (250)3926801

Sport Utility Vehicle

2005 Yukon Good condition! Leather interior, Sunroof, DVD player. 220,000kms Well maintained. Reduced to $6,000. Call (250)392-5787

Trucks & Vans

1982 Chevy 4X4

Complete set of spare tires on rims, new water pump, starter, rad. Runs great. $2500 O.B.O. Phone Craig (250)398-5825 or (250)392-0593 1998 Ford Van Windstar, $700. (250)398-7886


1992 Citation 5th Wheel 24’ RL, Rubber roof excellent condition, never leaked, A/C with heater, Queen bed, Electric jacks, heated tanks with closed in belly, Upholstery & mattress (excellent condition), new tires, good condition, non smokers (seniors). Asking $6000. O.B.O. Call Jim or Gerry @ 1(250)620-3453 2003 26’ Westwind, bunk model, seperate queen bdrm, excellent condition, includes wired in 2000 watt invertor, RV BBQ, outdoor shower, propane tanks & new batteries. $10,000 obo (250)305-6185

Cadillac Deville Everything in Pristine Condition. 130,000 kms, Sunroof, Leather, Excellent on fuel. Too many options to list. $4999. (250)398-2223


Suites, Upper


Travel trailer 1 bdrm + living/kitchen/dining areas. Bright large windows. Pulled easily with small Mazda truck. (250)305-6045

2008 Dutchman Sport 27B Sleeps 7-9, walk around queen bed, bunks, great shape. $9500. (250)296-4429 Hunter’s Special! 8 ft camper. Working 3 burner stove & furnace. 4 hydraulic jacks. $750. 250-398-0480

2005 GMC SIERRA 1500 4X4, Excellent condition, 136,000kms, Ext. Cab, Short Box. $12,500. (250)392-2974

94 Chevy Crew Cab Diesel 6.5 Long Box, engine rebuilt. 2010 Transmission rebuilt 2012. Mileage 353,000kms. Good condition. Insure and Drive. $4000 (250)296-0177

PRIVATE SALE 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab MSRP $53,790. Now $35,000. Only 13,000 Original kms. Options, Too numerous to mention. (Option) Sheet on Request. Call (250)392-2490 (Bob)


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