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Most of the Comox Valley was in the dark as a strong storm lashed the Island Sunday. Nearly 16,000 Comox Valley homes were without power between 7 and 8 p.m., at the peak of the storm, according to BC Hydro spokesperson Ted Olynyk. “It seemed like all but one area was hit with an outage,” Olynyk said Monday morning. “It was a very big storm for the Comox Valley.” Olynyk added BC Hydro crews worked throughout the night and he received

updates from the line manager regularly into the morning hours. “It was quite amazing the crews were able to get pretty much all the power back on except for about 1,000 customers last night. Now, we’re down to a few hundred,” he continued. “It was great work last night to bring that many customers back on.” Olynyk expected all power to be restored Monday, but noted it could take longer for a few customers if their service lines (line connecting a home to BC Hydro line) were knocked out. He added the intensity of Sunday’s storm was unusual for this time of year.

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due to high wind. Five sailings were cancelled on the Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay route and service was suspended on the Duke Point to Tsawwassen route at 8:15 p.m., cancelling four sailings. “Safety is our No. 1 priority and on occasion it is necessary to delay or cancel service during severe wind storms,” said Marshall. All routes were back to their regular schedules by Monday morning. For more information about power outages, visit www.bchydro.com/outages. For more information about BC Ferries sailings, visit www.bcferries.com.

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Schools collecting weather information Renee Andor Record Staff

Eight Comox Valley schools have become weather monitoring stations for the University of Victoria. According to Comox Valley School District manager of energy conservation Fred McGregor, the final Comox Valley school-based weather monitoring station was installed about a

month ago. They are located at Cumberland Junior Secondary, Courtenay, Valley View, Miracle Beach, Airport, Denman and Hornby elementary schools and Navigate powered by NIDES (North Island Distance Education School). McGregor added the sites are part of a network of 157 schoolbased weather stations across Vancouver Island, which are col-

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by composting, which was moved offsite in 1992/93. Other measures were supposedly installed between 1993 and 1997.   But the smell lingers. Senior manager of engineering services Marc Rutten says the CVRD works hard to minimize odours from the facility by ensuring that odour control equipment is functioning as intended. The policy also says the estimated cost of addressing odour complaints through the installation of fixed covers exceeds $1.4 million — which is considered “disproportion-

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lecting data for UVic researchers and grad students studying the Vancouver Island climate. “They approached us, they provide the weather station hardware and the PC that goes with it free of charge to anybody who is willing to put it on their building,” McGregor told Comox Valley school trustees at last week’s board of education meeting. “They select the sites based on their climatological zones — of course they want data from different areas — and all we had to do was install it.” Data for each school is posted on www. islandweather.ca, and the monitoring stations measure temperature, rainfall, wind direction and speed, barometric pressure and humidity, among other things. “So that all gets

collected at intervals and it gets transmitted wirelessly to a PC in our school and, connected on the Internet, goes to the University of Victoria,” he continued. “Pretty cool stuff, there’s no wires to it — it’s totally wireless — it’s powered by the sun.” McGregor also pointed out teachers can use the weather stations for teaching purposes and the website has various teaching resources for them to use. Following the meeting, he noted teachers seem keen on the weather monitoring stations as a teaching resource. “The minute I sent an e-mail out saying that it was online I got probably 20 teachers asking me information about it and so on, so it’s very well-received for sure,” he added.

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A committee of visionaries foresees a possible year-round marketplace — among other features — at the former Field Sawmill site near the 17th Street Bridge. The approximate 8.5-acre property has been vacant about seven years. Roger McKinnon, part owner of the Old House Village Hotel which sits across the Courtenay River from the site, started the committee a couple of years ago. The group hopes to build a threestorey parkade with 120 to 180 spots, and a walk-down amphitheatre. Other possibilities include shops, a restaurant, condominiums, a mini golf course and a bird observatory. “This piece (of property) is such an important piece coming into the Comox Valley. It needs something on it,” said McKinnon, who started the Mayor’s Charity Golf Classic. “I guess the easiest comparison would be a Granville Island to the

pounds of food, said Vance. “We (had) flyers printed from ABC Printing and Quality Foods donated 4,500 bags. The flyer (got) stapled to the bags and members distribute(d) the bags on doorsteps around the community without knocking,” he noted. Volunteers collected the bags if they were on the step Saturday, and sorted the items before bringing them to the food bank. “As we were loading the food, the assistant

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They gave bags, and in return, got a record amount of food to give to those in need. Marc Vance and a team of 79 volunteers took part in the B.C. Thanksgiving Food Drive last weekend, collecting more than 11,000 pounds of food for the Comox Valley Food Bank. “It was a really good success,” explained Vance, who is the local co-ordinator for the provincewide drive undertaken by the various congregations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “We received two times as much food then last year,” Vance added. The drive was created to contribute and raise food for banks in respective communities across B.C. Last year locally, volunteers raised 4,400

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The newest community project initiated by Ramona Johnson and her staff at the K’ómoks Band’s I-Hos Gallery reaches across the water to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside — just in time for Thanksgiving. The project came about through Johnson’s experiences and conversations with long-time Comox Valley residents, Jo and Mike Creedon. As volunteers in Vancouver’s Eastside, the Creedons encountered a large urban neighbourhood characterized by extreme poverty, violence, drug addiction, sex trade issues, mental disabilities and homelessness. Residents are often disenfranchised and marginalized people, and a disproportionate segment of the population is First Nations: a rate 10 times higher than the national average. With the highest HIV rate in North America — mainly affecting women — the Downtown Eastside struggles with contributing issues such as slum landlords, gentrification and an everincreasing homeless population. After visiting a West Hastings community support facility, Johnson returned to the Comox Valley with new perspectives and a Thanksgiving project in mind. With a heart for healthy communities, awareness building and education, Johnson took the idea of an outreach initiative to her staff at I-Hos and then to the Creedons. Johnson realized that bringing tangible, rather than monetary, support to a specific segment of the Eastside community would likely garner the best

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GRADUATING FAR BEYOND Ukrainian Easter eggs, former Comox Valley resident Shannon Bool (below) has exhibited her eye-catching art in prestigious European and Canadian galleries. She lives in Berlin.

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Shannon Bool didn’t dream of becoming an artist when she grew up. Oh, she liked to draw all right and once got obsessive about making Ukrainian Easter eggs but that’s as far as it went. “When I was a child, art wasn’t considered something a person did as a career,” Bool says. “I didn’t really know any artists and the few I did know of only created art in their spare time.” She never guessed she’d live in Berlin, exhibit her work in prestigious galleries in Europe and Canada and be featured in a 2013 issue of Canadian Art. It’s almost as if art had to seduce Bool into accepting it as her destiny. In high school, she focused on academics and athletics, fooling around with art on her own. At the University of Victoria she mixed in some life drawing and watercolour classes while pursuing a BA in literature and a minor in psychology. An art history class convinced Bool to become an art therapist. Her first job was as a youth and family worker in Vancouver. But one semester of night classes at Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design was enough to cause an “a ha!” moment. Bool quit her day job so she could study art full time. The following year she did an exchange semester at Cooper Union School of Art in New York. That’s where she met a German artist who offered Bool the use of her Frankfurt studio. The studio just happened to be

across the street from the internationally recognized Städelschule art academy. It didn’t take Bool long to realize that if she attended Städelschule she could prolong her European sojourn. “The academy was very experimental,” she says. “Students didn’t take courses they just had a studio and one professor. Many of the professors were well-known

Europe, especially ❝ Germany, has a very rich cultural heritage of supporting the arts and culture … People grow up going to museums and exhibits and are really aware of and engaged with culture and art.

Shannon Bool artists and filmmakers. “There was a lot of freedom,” she continues. “You could take workshops and attend lectures with any of the other professors. You didn’t have to write a thesis to graduate. And if you wanted to do a project you just did it. “In fact, we were encouraged to do crazy stuff.” Bool credits this unstructured and creative environment to her — and many of the other students — becoming multiple disciplinary artists. “Instead of focusing on one medium, many of us use two or three and even combine them,” she explains. “For instance my husband (Israeli artist Dani Gal) started with sculpture and draw-

ing and is now a filmmaker.” As a Städelschule student, Bool was able to attend lectures at a nearby experimental architectural school. That caused her to consider how objects cover space and the affect that has. As she explored this concept, her painting style evolved eventually evolving into three-dimensional installations.   “My studies in Germany really allowed me to find the right way to say what I want to say,” she explains. “And to find different skills that I didn’t know I could develop.” After obtaining her Meisterschule, the equivalent of a masters in 2004, Bool and Gal moved to Berlin where they live with their four-year-old son. “Berlin seemed like a good midpoint between Israel and Canada. We’re an international family, living three cultures and speaking three languages,” says Bool. “Europe, especially Germany, has a very rich cultural heritage of supporting the arts and culture,” she explains. “People grow up going to museums and exhibits and are really aware of and engaged with culture and art. “I’ve been lucky to have so many opportunities in Germany,” she adds. “I started studying art quite late but there is so much activity here that I was able to immerse myself in it very quickly.”  Last December, Bool completed a two-year project on ornaments and prison. Working with inmates at the Berlin Women’s Prison, Bool and the women drew an 18-metre mural in the facilSee VARIOUS, page 10


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The following day, ently rumbling back to book, but also about his life overlooking a hotel- work as an interpre- Peek will lead a halfladen coastline. tive guide and writer day writing workshop The first of the at the Mauna Kea and from 9 a.m. to 12:30 museum events will be Kilaeau volcanoes on at the museum, offering advice an illustrated on story talk by Peek, The lovers are caught up in constructitled Inspired tion and givby the Island death and intrigue as developers ing friendly of Fire Liv- and politicians try to conceal that critique on ing, Working writing samand Writing a long-dormant volcano is apparples from on Hawaii’s ently rumbling back to life overparticipants. Volcanic Big looking a hotel-laden coastline. For more Island. Peek information, will discuss the natural wonders Hawaii island that visit the museum’s and rich cultural tra- helped inspire the webpage at www.courditions of the volcanic novel. The lecture will tenaymuseum.com. be held at the museum — Courtenay and isle. District This lecture will on the evening of Oct. Museum be not only about his 18 at 7.

Paula Wild will speak about cougars and U.S. writer Tom Peek visits

The three authors the Courtenay and District Museum will host this fall have a few things in common. Paula Wild, Richard Mackie and Tom Peek are all award-winners, intrigued with the natural and cultural historic world around them and willing to share their knowledge with a wider audience. This exciting lineup of lectures and launches will wind up with a half-day writing workshop Oct. 19 with U.S. Independent Book Publishers Awards novelist Tom Peek. • Mackie will kick off the first event in the programs this Wednesday at 7 p.m. with an illustrated lecture Logging the Flats: The Steam Era 1910-1945 based on his latest book about the forestry industry of the Comox Valley and the people involved. Mackie’s talk will follow the Comox Logging & Railway Company as it logged 60,000 acres of Douglas fir forest to the north of Courtenay and around Comox Lake in an era of highlead logging. • Later in the same week, this Saturday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m.), Wild will launch her profusely illustrated new book The Cougar: Beautiful, Wild and Dangerous, followed by refreshments and a book-signing session. In her book, the Comox Valley author describes the cougar’s biology, behaviour and lifestyle, as well as their frequent visits to urban settings. The publication examines the lives of captive cougars and presents information on the important role large carnivores play in the delicate balance of our ecosystem. The Cougar blends elements of natural history, scientific research, First Nations stories, and first person accounts in its pages. With her indepth research, Wild explores the relationship between mountain lions and humans, and provides information on cougar awareness and defence tactics for people living, working or travelling in cougar country.

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AUTHOR RICHARD MACKIE will begin a series of three literary presentations at the Courtenay and District Museum this Wednesday with a talk about the history of logging in the Comox Valley. • To complete this trio of presentations, Peek, who has just won a silver medal in the United States Independent Book Publishers Awards for his latest novel, Daughters of Fire, will present a lecture and workshop. The U.S. author’s visit to the Comox Valley will be his

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ity that incorporated images from art deco murals found in private collections. Bool also created sculptures representing the bars on the windows in the century-old prison. “I made the bars the same height as the windows and took about 20 items that were important to the women in their everyday lives and cast them in bronze,” she says. “Then I polished these pieces so they looked like luxury items. “The currency in prison is chocolate and tobacco, things like that. The value of everything changes when you no longer have free access to it.” In another project, she designed Turkish rugs from a Western perspective and had them brought to life by traditional rug weavers. Bool is completing a film about an enormous 11-byfour-metre Egyptian carpet that had been found in a museum. “It’s very big and very old,” she notes. “I had to go through a lot of hoops to film it in one day. And it cost a lot of money. To meet the insurance requirements I had to hire six men to move the carpet.” Although the majority of Bool’s work has been shown in Europe, she’s making her mark in the Canadian art world as well. For two years the Daniel Feria Gallery in Toronto has shown her work. On Sept. 12 Bool opened her newest exhibit, Walk Like an Etruscan, at the gallery. Although Berlin is Bool’s home and artistic base, she returns to Comox each year to visit family. And finds it ironic that she moved away to find art and now the Comox Valley is a Mecca for artists. Paula Wild is a published author and regular contributor to the Comox Valley Record’s arts and entertainment section.

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Young pianist loves Chopin The music of Frederic Chopin was celebrated in an evening of fine performances during the Ruth Scott Memorial Piano Competition. It was held at Trinity Presbyterian Church during Campbell River Music Week, an annual music festival organized by the Campbell River Friends of Music. The Chopin piano competition is held annually and entrants must be from within Comox Valley School District 71 and the Campbell River School District 72 boundaries. The adjudicator for the 2013 competition was acclaimed performer Sarah Hagen, who is also the director of the piano program at CYMC, where she has been a faculty member for over 10 years. The winner of this year’s competition is Dean Sanchez, piano student of Cindy Taylor at Motif Music Studios on Rosewall Crescent in Courtenay. He is completing his Royal Conservatory of Music Performer’s Level in Piano. Sanchez is a former runner-up of the Virginia Graczak Piano Competition and has also represented the local North Island Festival of the Performing Arts as piano Alternate, Observer and Competitor throughout the past years at the BC Provincial Festival of the Performing Arts. As winner of the Chopin Competition, Sanchez was also invited to perform in this

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early love of music and rhythm is evident in the deep understanding of the emotion that he brings to his piano performances. In addition to the piano, he plays acoustic and electric guitar and drums. The family and friends of Ruth Scott created the Ruth Scott Memorial Piano Competition annual scholarship as a legacy to Ruth’s love of Chopin’s

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First-time trio continuing jazz season The new Georgia Straight Jazz Society season continues this Thursday. At 7:30, a fresh lineup of three of this region’s finest performers — Barrat, Dunaway and Hyde — take the stage at the Avalanche Bar on Eighth Street. For the past six years, Ralph Barrat has been making a name for himself singing jazz up and down the Island and in Vancouver, in the style of Mel Tormé, Harry Connick Jr., and Old Blue Eyes all rolled into one, Ralph has been fronting many jazz bands from small to big.

As a keyboard player, he is a really accomplished accompanist; his sensitive, rhythmic piano playing is infused with the blues, and his electric keyboard virtuosity approaches the vibrant sound of Jimmy Smith.
On Thursday, Ralph is singing and playing keyboards with Blaine Dunaway on violin, and John Hyde on acoustic bass. All three of these performers command significant personal followings in the Comox Valley. This is your first opportunity to hear them perform together.
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Met returning to Rialto Escape the dreary winter days with glorious music, pageantry and drama — the Metropolitan Opera is coming back to the Rialto Theatre. The Met will have 10 exciting performances this winter, beginning this Saturday at 10 a.m. with Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. Anna Netrebko and Mariusz Kwiecien

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SPORTS

Podium of Life skiers have wet and wild time during visit to Whistler -- SEE PAGE 15

Rink Minx Rollergirls invite you to join them for a weekend skate

-- SEE PAGE 25

COMOX VALLEY RECORD ♦ SPORTS EDITOR: EARLE COUPER ♦ TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013

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Panthers sink claws into Glacier Kings in VIJHL tilt Earle Couper Record Staff

The Peninsula Panthers remained undefeated on home ice after knocking off the Comox Valley Glacier Kings 6-3 on Sept. 27 in Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League action. The Panthers led 2-1 after one period and 5-2 after two. The visitors cut the lead to 5-3 with a power-play goal early in the

third, but Peninsula potted one into an empty net to take the worry out of being close. Sheldon Brett’s third goal of the season came unassisted while his team was shorthanded and spotted the Yetis a 1-0 lead at the 7:32 mark of the opening frame. The Panthers got that one back four minutes later when defenceman Sean Buchanan scored with his

JUNIOR B

team on the power play. Zach Smith tallied late in the period to put Peninsula in front to stay. Tate Coughlin made it 3-1 early the third, then Grant Iles netted his fourth of the year at 4:30 to cut the lead to one. The Panthers scored two more in the second, and after Carson George (with

his first of the year) made it 5-3 with a power-play goal at 3:30 of the third, Grayson Vickers sealed the deal for the Panthers with the empty netter with 26 seconds left in the game. Buchanan was the game’s first star, Coughlin was the second and Comox Valley goalie Scott Legault, who came in to relieve starter Blake Pearson and blocked all nine shots he faced in 24 minutes between the pipes,

was the third star. The Glacier Kings out shot the Panthers 29-22 and went 1-for-12 on the power play to Peninsula’s 1-for-6. Joey Karrer was the winning goalie. The Glacier Kings return to action Oct. 4 in Campbell River against the Storm. On Oct. 5 they host the Saanich Braves in a 7:30 p.m. start at the Comox Valley Sports Centre. ICE CHIPS The Yetis

were in Parksville to play the Oceanside Generals on Sept. 29, with result unavailable at press time … Liam Shaw leads the Yetis’ scoring with eight points (2g, 6a) while Iles, Duncan Pernal and Jonas Harvath are tied for the goal-scoring lead with four each …Connor Logan of Peninsula is the league’s top sniper with nine goals through eight games …

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United Kingdom captures America’s Cup honours There was a huge upset in this year’s America’s Cup race – the UK won while the favourites didn’t even reach the podium. At least not here in Comox, where Compass Adventure/Hobie Cat hosted a two-day regatta to celebrate the America’s Cup (the longest running sailboat race). “Catamarans are the new boat of choice for this most prodigious race,” notes Compass Adventure head sailing coach Andrew Robinson. “We have eight Hobie Wave catamarans and there are only eight contenders for the America’s Cup, so that took our interest. “We used a new race format, the one used for the AC 45 catamarans where the start and finish were reaches. For the non-sailors that is so that the race is exciting no matter where you watch. It is fast, fun and attracts spectators to a sport that is usually not that much fun to watch unless you are involved. “Power boaters and large motor yachts were stopping to watch the racing, something I’ve never seen here,” said Robinson. “In our case the start-finish line was just off the Goose Spit beach and the tactical part was directly in front of the Comox boardwalk, a

DAMIAN PARLEE WAS the Division A winner of the local version of the America’s Cup. great vantage point.” The competitors had incredible sailing conditions. Day one was for the most part 20-25 knots which was a challenge even for the seasoned racers.

Each boat, single-handed, was masterfully sailed by these youth sailors. “I have not seen a better display of sailing skills and excitement for a long time, sailing just got fun again,”

said Robinson. The competitors raced two long days having 15 races in total. There were two divisions. Division A was the advanced group and division B the junior

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Skiers get wet at Whistler Podium of Life Ski Academy took 11 athletes to Whistler to ski off huge jumps and land in water. This water ramp camp is a chance for athletes to practise their freestyle skiing skills in a safe environment. Athletes ranging in age from 10 to 17 years old practised a variety of maneuvers in a variety of weather. Both male and female

SKI ACADEMY athletes were doing flips, both front and back.  And many were doing flips combined with twists. Some of the braver/ crazy ones were going off the biggest jump and doing two huge flips prior to landing in the water. One of the members created a video about this event

Darts shoot a hit at Comox Legion

The Comox Legion single bull for a total Mixed Open Doubles of 145. The ladies high Darts Shoot was held went to Brenda Durant Saturday, Sept. 21. with a 136. First place High out went to Art for the men MIXED Forbes and went to Milly Davis who were Ernie Linden with a victorious over Shane 103, while Carol MerkDennis and Janet ley took the ladies high Litchfield, winning 3-1 out. in a best-of-five final. Congratulations to Third place went to the above and thanks Laurie and Margaret to all others that parBull by edging out Bill ticipated. and Brenda Durant 2-1 Next up at the in the runners-up best- Comox Legion is the of-three final. branch playoffs on Nov. High score for the 22-24 followed by an men was Hap Hanson open Turkey Shoot on who was just shy of Nov. 30. a 170 out by hitting – Comox Legion

which can be found on the Podium of Life website and Facebook page. The school will again be running on Mount Washington starting Dec. 9, with students in Grades 5 to 12. 

How cool is it to have skiing as a daily part of the curriculum? This school really does try to meet unique needs of students. – Podium of Life Ski Academy

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HOOPING IT UP The University of Victoria Vikes women’s basketball team was at G.P. Vanier Secondary School on the weekend to put on clinics. They wrapped up their visit Saturday afternoon with an entertaining inter-squad game. The Vikes men’s team was also in Courtenay on the weekend for their annual retreat at Mark Isfeld Secondary School. PHOTO BY ERIN HALUSCHAK

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Jump into hockey pool Earle Couper Record Staff

SAL BURCHILL RECENTLY received the President’s Award for sportsmanship and dedication to the sport of box lacrosse. Sal has played box lacrosse for eight years and has won silver and bronze medals at the Provincial championships. Comox Valley Lacrosse Association president Colleen Houlihan (at right) notes that Burchill has given back to the sport by mentoring young goalies. Burchill has also played goal for the gold medal winning field lacrosse team in 2013.

Jump into the pool, the hockey’s just fine. The puck drops on the 2013-14 NHL season tonight, and add-

ing to the fun is the return of the Dave Creamer Memorial Bursary Fund Hockey Pool. Fill out the entry form (page 33 of today’s Record) and get it in to

pool organizers ASAP. There’s $2,000 in prize money, and all proceeds go to Highland and G.P. Vanier secondary schools for two student bursaries.

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Rather than defending our health services, the federal Conservatives will cut another $135 million from health care funding to the North Island.

Applications for community grants now being accepted The Comox Valley Community Foundation supports a wide range of projects that are beneficial to the community. These funded projects provide a direct service or take an innovative approach or response to dealing with community issues, concerns or needs.

Applications will be considered in the following five fields of interest: Arts & Culture; Seniors; Health & Welfare; Education; Youth

Applications accepted on-line only

Visit the Foundation’s website for guidelines, criteria and application forms.

As an independent charitable organization, the Foundation’s primary purpose is dedicated to enriching the quality of life in the Comox Valley. Since 1998 the Foundation has disbursed over $1.2 million to support local charitable organizations.

Courtenay

town hall Meeting thursday, oCt. 3 7 pM - 9 pM Filberg Centre, 411 Anderton Ave. The federal Conservatives plan to cut $36 billion from public health funding and allow profit-making into health care. We can’t let that happen. Moderated by Kel Kelly Panelists include Council of Canadians national health care campaigner Adrienne Silnicki, Health Accord campaign organizer and Hospital Employees’ Union provincial executive member Barb Biley, and Hospital Employees’ Union president Victor Elkins

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Great night for nine and wine PAR FOR THE THE COURSE COURSE held after golf for all ladies and in particular those with birthdays ending in “0” or “5” ranging from 19381958. Many thanks to our great social committee team of Jan and Jane. Judy Pouliot did a great job of explaining a cart path rule with lots of visuals. Donna Cunliffe let everyone know about the David Court Memorial Tournament on Oct. 12. It is a major fundraiser for junior golf in the Valley.   Call the pro shop at 250-703-5031 to sign up. Don’t forget the CI Ladies’ AGM on Oct. 17 at 5 p.m. Sign up on the website.  What a great year of fun, fellowship and golf we have had in the Crown Isle Ladies Club under the awesome leadership of Katy Macaulay. Think about joining us next year – you won’t regret it. – Crown Isle Ladies Golf

Turkey time

The Sunnydale Ladies Club held their fall turkey shoot on Sept. 24, with 27 golfers out to play this team game. The winning team, sponsored by Rob Speers Pro Shop, was Teri Sleigh, Penny Wagenstein, Trisha Harris and Barb Dixson with a team score of 94. First low gross was Carolyn Walker with 91. First low net was Lois Westbrook with 71. Teri Sleigh won lowest number of putts. Sharon Littler won the KP on #9. Sunday, Sept. 29 was

our closing day, tee off at 1 p.m. followed by our ladies club meeting then wind-up dinner in the clubhouse. Thanks to our club captain Vicki Bombini and her many helpers for keeping us all organized this season…here’s to more golfing days this fall. – Sunnydale Ladies Golf

Challenge

Thank you, weatherman! The Comox Golf Club ladies had a beautiful morning of golf for their final organized event of the year which was Cross Country. The course was quite challenging but some good scores were recorded. Low gross: Pat Everett 84 c/b, Suzy Venuta 84 c/b, Nancy Newton 90, Phyllis Taylor 90, June Fraser 92. Low net: Pat Schmidt 65, Deb McLean 69, Marg Kelly 72, Joyce Land 72. Hole prizes: Closest to Bucket on 1 & 10 - Marg Walker - Playtime Gaming, Longest Putt 1 & 10 - Luella Dooe - Tee Box Restaurant, Longest Putt 4 & 13 - Edith Albrecht - Looneyrama, Longest Putt 5 & 14 - Yvonne Baker - Panago Pizza, Longest Putt 6 & 15 Pat Belanger - Petrie

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NORTH ISLAND COLLEGE FIRST AID TRAINING

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The First Aid Department has the following training coming up on the Comox Valley Campus, Courtenay.

OFA LEVEL 2 (OFA 020)

OFA LEVEL 3 (OFA 030)

MARINE ADV. (FAC 084)

OFA LEVEL 3 RECERTIFICATION (OFA 032)

Nov 5 - 21, 2013 Tues & Thur Evenings & Saturdays $585 (includes books) Instructor: Tracey Payne Nov 4 - 8, 2013 $560 (includes books) Instructor: Ernie Payne

Nov 18 - 29, 2013 Monday - Friday $710 (includes books) Instructor: Ernie Payne

Nov 25 - 29, 2013 $585 (includes books)

For more information about first aid training call 250-334-5092 or visit www.nic.bc.ca/continuingeducation. You can register online or at any of our campus registration offices. Check us out on facebook at: North Island College - First Aid Training or on Twitter @NICFirstAid

Golf. Chip-ins: Jean Kirby, Suzy Venuta, Linda Diamond, Bernice Sutherland, Edith Albrecht and Jean Wheaton. As the Tuesday Ladies Golf comes to a close for this year, we would like to thank all our sponsors - Playtime Gaming, Looneyrama, Panago Pizza, Petrie Golf and especially the Tee Box Restaurant for all the delicious lunches served all year. We look forward to their continued support. We would also like to thank the greens crew for setting up the Cross Country golf and for keeping the course in such good shape. Special thanks to Grace Coulter and Pat Belanger for organizing the Tuesday Ladies Golf this year. – Comox Ladies Golf Club

THE RINK MINX Rollergirls are recruiting on Sunday, Oct. 6 and invite those interested to drop by and see what they’re all about.

Rink Minx want you

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Are you looking for an activity that will get you into shape, give your brain a workout and inspire you to be the best you can be? The Rink Minx Rollergirls are recruiting and they can help you do it all. You don’t have to be an athlete or have previous skating experience; a great attitude and a little determination are all that is needed.

Women, 18 and over, of any shape or size are welcome. Check it out Sunday, Oct. 6 from 2-4 p.m. at the Warehouse (734 29th St., Courtenay. beside Sears). Need gear, have questions? Contact the Minx on Facebook, by e-mail at rinkminxrollergirls@hotmail.com, or on Twitter @RinkMinx. – Rink Minx Rollergirls

traffiC interruption and ConstruCtion in Comox Where: Knight Road and Kye Bay Road (construction to begin on Knight Road) Start: July 15, 2013 Anticipated Completion: October 31, 2013 Working Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday to Saturday.

pLease Be adVised of traffiC disruptions in Your area: In order to comply with Transport Canada Obstacle Limitation Surface (OLS) standard requirements, BC Hydro has been requested to underground a segment of overhead lines near the Comox Valley Airport. Twenty one BC Hydro poles on Knight Road and Kye Bay Road have been identified that breach Transport Canada’s standard requirements and we are required to underground this portion of our system. Construction is planned on Knight Road from July 15 through mid-September and Kye Bay Road from mid-September to October 31. Single-lane traffic is expected during construction. To ensure the safety or our workers, please reduce your speed in the construction zone. For more information please contact: BC Hydro Community Relations, Vancouver Island Phone: 250 755 4713 Email: vancouverisland.communityrelations@bchydro.com.

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Thank you to all the ladies who golfed in the last Crown Isle Ladies Nine and Wine for the season. Imagine, sold out with a waiting list! Kudos to Crown Isle, Eagle FM and Cascadia Liquor Store for sponsoring this popular event. There were prizes for everyone. Bryan Adams was even there on the 18th fairway serenading all the ladies, especially Sandra Morton who got very close to him (the mannequin anyway).  Evan Weber, our very own eloquent  resident pro, was the MC for the evening. The game was scramble and the winners were Ev Shaw, Judy Pouliot, Val Dingwall and Sandy Linhart. The Joker’s Wild Mixed Golf tournament was played on Sunday without a drop of rain. The hard-working team of the Chalmers and MacMurrays did a magnificent job of organizing   the game,   dinner and prizes. Thank you to the faithful sponsors, Quality Foods, Crown Isle, Domino’s Pizza and Cascadia Liquor Store.  Don’t forget the last event of the season, Glow Ball, on Oct. 18. Our last organized Tuesday ladies’ club was also well attended.   The game was a team scramble and the winners were: 1st low gross - Margaret Forgeron, Val Dingwall, Selma De Haas, and Sandra Morton. 2nd low gross - Pat Johnson, May Mitchell, Joanne Meyer, and Linda Foreman. KPs Dee Horie-#4 and Margaret Forgeron-#12. A lovely Milestone Birthday lunch was


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We are serving ice cream, old fashioned milkshakes and frozen homemade treats from Mexi Pops including Frozen Mango on a Stick, Chocolate bananas and Mexican style popsicles. “Sharkbites, our frozen treat parlour is now open! Come down to enjoy our patio with a frozen treat, lunch or a specialty coffee from Mudsharks.”

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Annie L. (Louise) Derrien June 22, 1922 – Sept. 24, 2013 Louise passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital after surgery. She is survived by her son Dennis, daughter Linda, grandchildren Darryl, Trisha, Glen and great grandson Tyler. Louise was born in Ottawa Brook, Nova Scotia and moved to Vancouver in the 1940’s where she met her husband Louis. She moved to Comox in 1984 after she became widowed. Thank you to the staff at St. Joseph’s and also especially to the home support staff of V.I.H.A. for their years of care.

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May 31, 1929 to July 25, 2013 Our family has lost a loving, guiding force who gently but firmly shaped the lives of husband Norm, sons Mike, Charlie (Tammy), Ted (Jennifer) & grandchildren Dustin, Candace, Catherine & Daniel. Plus all her extended family & friends. Doris was born in Chemainus & grew up on her parent’s farm in Saltair with her brother George & sister Mae. Doris helped with all the various chores associated with farming, looking after the animals, tending the various crops & working in the family butcher shop. Doris also worked in Knights Hardware & Furniture store in Ladysmith, which was owned by her sister & brother in law’s family. Another of Doris’s jobs was delivering milk to 200+ customers of a large dairy farm in the Chemainus area. This was the days of glass milk bottles & Doris had to hand wash the retuned empties. Doris also taught Sunday School in her late teens in Saltair. On October 24, 1951 Doris married Norm Williams & they worked side by side building their life together. The family’s first home they built on Crozier Road in Chemainus. The next home was waterfront in Qualicum Bay & the present home is in Royston, where Doris & Norm have lived since 1968. Mom worked along side Dad in the construction & upkeep of all the family homes. Mom enjoyed having her flower & vegetable gardens which flourished under her care. Doris had a passion & wonderful ability for doing oil paintings. Over the years she painted portraits, landscapes, sailing ships, & even construction equipment. Some of these paintings are in homes across North America. Doris participated in painting classes for over 30 years. She especially enjoyed the friendships of the people in these classes. The last group was called Brushworks & Doris always looked forward to their time together each week. It was only a couple of years ago that Doris found it too tiring to attend painting classes. Special thanks to Dr. Woldnick, Dr. Dan, Dr. Moosbrugger, the nurses & staff on the third floor of St. Joseph’s Hospital, & the paramedics for their compassionate care of Doris. Also thank you to all of Doris’s extended family & friends for their kindness & support through these difficult times. On October 12, 2013 from lpm to 3pm there will be an informal gathering of Doris’s family & friends at the family home at 3718 Royston Road to share memories of a life well lived. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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Barbara (Babs) Joan Ellis April 15, 1932 - September 16, 2013 Babs Ellis died peacefully at home with family watching over her on September 16 after a long struggle with respiratory illness. Known for her determination and commitment, she will be fondly remembered and admired for her love of family, her kindness and generosity, her involvement in the community and her passion for flowers and gardening. There was never a lot of empty space in her gardens. She will always be missed by her family and by her many friends. Babs is survived by her husband Gordon “Corky� Ellis, daughter Heather (Terry) McDonald, son Gordon (Karen) Ellis, grandchildren Max (Sarah Anderson) McDonald, Holly McDonald, Josh Ellis and Sarah (Jimmy) Andrews. Brothers John (Darlene), Dave (Inga), Mike (Francine) and Tony Chapman and sister-in-law Alma Gibson. Babs wanted to share her sentiments about life by including these words from Jack Layton: “My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic.� The family wishes to thank Drs. Winter and Weins and home care nurse Paula for their care and compassion. A tea will be held at Babs and Gordon’s home on October 5, from 1-3. Donations for a memorial bench at Seal Bay Park would be gratefully accepted in lieu of flowers.

Arthur Leroy Orvis Passed away on September 20, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Comox. Arthur is predeceased by wife Jeannette Orvis, parents Leslie and Marion Orvis and twin brother Harvey. He is survived by his common-law partner Gwendolyn Marsh, sons Derick (Linda) of Ontario, Nick (Art Jr.) and Kathy of Ontario, Darren (Wendy) of Ontario, stepson Rick of Alberta, daughter Suzanne (Tyler) of Nanaimo, brothers Roy (Carol) of Ontario, Alfred (Garra) of Ontario, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. Arthur served as a Master Warrant Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces for 33 years, nine months and 15 days (19501984) and was a combat diver. He played guitar and was a member of the BC Old Time Fiddlers. In his leisure time he enjoyed playing his guitar, singing and was a talented wood carving artist. He enjoyed country music, fishing, hunting, being outside and loved watching airshows, especially the snowbirds. He was a very caring and loving father, husband, partner and friend with a great sense of humor, always smiling and joking. Flowers gratefully declined, if friends so wish, donations in his memory made to the St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated. We would like to acknowledge all the staff nurses and doctors and St. Joseph’s Hospital for their ongoing care and support for Arthur and the Family. There was a Celebration of Arthur’s Life on Saturday, September 28, 2013.

GROW MARIJUANA Commercially. Canadian Commercial Production Licensing Convention October 26th & 27th. Toronto Airport, Marriott Hotel. www.greenlineacademy.com Tickets 1-855-860-8611 or 250-870-1882.

INFORMATION Filberg Apple Press Party & Specialty Plant Sale: SUNDAY October 6th 11am-3pm in the park Beautiful ceramic and clay pots of all colours, shapes and sizes. Shrubs like hardy fuchsia, Mexican Orange, Rhodo ‘mardi gras’, shrub roses, Italian fig tree, sweet box. Hardy perennials: Euphorbias, 2 flats of succulents, sedums, Agapanthus, heucheras, blue and red lobelia, phlox. Grasses: black mondo, Japanese forest, miscanthus zebrinus, miscanthus feather reed, Carl Forest. A variety of house plants. A variety of springflowering bulbs.

Christmas at Filberg Lodge: Nov.30th Dec 1st We are seeking crafters & artisans who produce Christmas items for sale (decorations, housewares, hostess gifts etc). If you are interested in more info about participating in our event please call Val 250 339 7659.

DID YOU KNOW? BBB Accredited Businesses must pass a comprehensive screening process. Look for the 2013 BBB Accredited Business Directory E-edition on your Black Press Community Newspaper website at www.blackpress.ca. You can also go to http://vi.bbb.org/directory/ and click on the 2013 BBB Accredited Business Directory

Pressing Matter mobile juicer will be onsite pressing apples, apple juice will be on sale and there will be an ‘EVERYTHING APPLE’ Bake Sale. All proceeds of this fundraiser will go directly towards the re-design and renovation on the main stage and the ongoing maintenance and restoration of the buildings in the park. SNOWBIRDSSECURITY Check. Pets, plants, mail. Bondable. Crown Isle references. Active Senior for Hire. (778)427-0017(local #)

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT CREDITORS and others, having claims against the Estate of JOAN ASHLEY, formerly Of 4640 Headquarters Road, Courtenay, B.C., V9N 7J3 and now deceased, are hereby required to send the particulars thereof to the undersigned Executor. Wendy Bird, 6452 Vienna Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3L 1S8. Notice of claims must be received on or before, October 31, 2013, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard to the claims that have been received. Wendy Bird, Executor

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PART time veterinary assistant/kennel person needed immediately. Experience working in a veterinary clinic preferred. Please drop off resume at Comox Valley Animal Hospital, 3110 Comox Rd, Courtenay. cvah@telus.net Ph 250-3392511

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF NEGOTIATOR Gwa’sala-Nakwaxda’xw Nations, on North Vancouver Island, invites applications for the position of Executive Assistant to the Chief Negotiator. This is a term position. For further details, please refer to: www.gwanak.info Please send resume, covering letter and three professional references, by October 4 to: Colleen Hemphill, at: chemphil@telus.net

HAIR STYLIST WANTED $1000 HIRING BONUS full time/part time for First Choice Hair Cutters in their Courtenay location. Guaranteed $12/hour, 25% profit sharing,paid overtime, benefits, paid birthday, vacation pay, annual advanced training and advancement opportunities. Phone 1-866-4724339 today for an interview.

PERSONALS AL-ANON/ALATEEN - Concerned about someone’s drinking? Contact 1-8884ALANON (1-888-425-2666). www.al-anon.alateen.org ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS If you want to drink, it is your business, if you want to Stop it is ours. Ph: A.A 250-338-8042 Call Any Time 24/7

Required to support adults who have developmental disabilities and are living in community residential settings in Campbell River & Courtenay. Casual and FT hours available. Shifts include days, evenings, nights and weekends. Apply today at: www.CommunitasCare.com In addition, send resumes to: Lindsay at Fx: 250.286.1489 or email: lmorris@Communitas Care.com As a Christian organization that supports those who have disabilities and seniors in the community, Communitas hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

An Alberta Oilfield Company is hiring dozer and excavator operators, Lodging and meals provided. Drug testing required. Call (780)723-5051 Edson,Alta. CINNSATIONAL IS seeking mature part-time help. Are you a happy person who would like to get out of the house for a few hours a week? No experience necessary but the successful candidate must be able to work during school hours and weekends. Apply in person with resume at the Driftwood Mall store.

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LOCAL CRANBERRY FARM requires fall harvest crews. Applicants must be capable of successfully carrying out active physical labour in outdoor weather during month of October, 8-10 hrs per day. Successful candidates only will be contacted. Bonus earning conditions apply. Please apply by fax to 250-339-4057.

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LADY FROM Rwanda, then Victoria, now Comox Valley, please phone Bill The Carpet Cleaner - 250-339-5003 Nar-Anon are you affected by someone’s use of drugs, we can help. Wed. Group 7:30pm at 280-4th St. Eureka Support Society contact Jack 3343485. Fri. Group 8:00pm, Komok’s Health Centre, 3322 Comox Rd. Call Rene 334-2392.

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LOST AND FOUND FOUND MONEY on the Courtenay River Walkway on Wed, Sept 25. Call to identify (250)703-0680. FOUND- September 20th by Macdonald Woods in Comox. Digital Camera. Please call (250) 339-9966 to identify. LADIES RING lost Mon Sept 16 Presbyterian Church and Aspen Wynde Comox area, gold band w/raise black oynx stone w/letter B inscribed. Sentimental value. If found please call (250)890-9344. LOST: Silver necklace with Native pendant in the Walmart parking lot possibly. Great sentimental value, reward offered. Call after 6pm. 250-336-8852

TRAVEL GETAWAYS LONG BEACH - Ucluelet Deluxe waterfront cabin, sleeps 6, BBQ. Fall Special. 2 nights $239 or 3 nights $299 Pets Okay. Rick 604-306-0891

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IMMEDIATE Opportunity: Personal Assistant. Permanent position with a varying, flexible schedule is Courtenaybased with some local travel. Candidate must be an efficient, productive, multi-tasker, and expert communicator. Essential skills are planning and organization, household management, domestic duties, and the MS office-suite. Prefer business, management or technical diploma or degree. Must be dedicated, flexible, motivated, trustworthy and committed to excellence. Salary BOE; benefits; mileage and travel expenses. Interested applicants can send a resume and cover letter to personalassistantresumes@shaw.ca

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RNs needed IMMEDIATELY Comox Valley Seniors Village Retirement Concepts is a family owned private company based in Vancouver BC that provides seniors housing and care services ranging from Retirement Living, Assisted Living to Skilled Nursing Care throughout the Province. Comox Valley Seniors Village, located in Courtenay, BC has immediate Casual RN positions. Applicants must be a graduate of an approved school of nursing with current active registration with CRNBC, BSN preferred. Please submit your resume IMMEDIATELY, in the strictest confidence, via our website at: www.retirementconcepts. com/careers. While we appreciate all applications, please note only those short listed will be contacted. Retirement Concepts is an equal opportunity employer.

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Part Time OfďŹ ce Clerk Long established local company requires DPDWXUHSURIHVVLRQDOSDUWWLPHRIĂ€FH clerk. Duties include but are not limited to: answering phones, taking customer RUGHUVĂ€OLQJELOOLQJDQGDFFRXQWV payable. Candidate must be organized, detail oriented, able to work unsupervised DQGSURĂ€FLHQWLQ0LFURVRIW2IĂ€FH (Excel, Word and preferably Access). 2IĂ€FH$GPLQLVWUDWLRQRU$GPLQLVWUDWLYH $VVLVWDQWFHUWLĂ€FDWHZRXOGEHEHQHĂ€FLDO 5&03FKHFNDQGGUXJWHVWLQJDUHPDQGDWRU\ for this position. All applicants must be over 21 years old. The job is approximately 24 hours per week or more as needed, and vacation coverage. 0HGLFDOGHQWDOVDIHW\ERQXVSHQVLRQLV available. Wage rate is $18.00 per hour. 3OHDVHEULQJ\RXUUHVXPHLQSHUVRQWR 4919 North Island Highway, Courtenay between 8 am and 4 pm. No phone calls please.

JANITORIAL STAFF Cleaner required, evenings & weekends, 5 days or more. Must have own transportation. Criminal check required. Experience an asset. Send resume to bpaling@telus.net

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FAMILY Resource Association requires an Behavioural Consultant Worksite: Parksville & Port Alberni. For details go to www.d69fra.org

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for Courtenay/Comox/Campbell River Areas Part-time/Casual Flexible Hours Must have Current First Aid and CPR Fax resume to 250.334.8571 or email to shirley_robertson@wecare.ca

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WesternOne has the vision and dedication to become the largest Western Canadian equipment rental, service and sales company through acquisitions and branch development in key areas. During our growth, we will remain dedicated to servicing our customers and the people we work with. We are currently seeking suitable candidates for the position of POWER SPORTS MECHANIC Reporting to the Service Manager you will be contributing to the success of the branch by providing a high level of service to our customers. You will service and repair olaris oĆĄ road vehicles Č‹RČŒ, olaris Snowmobiles as well as a variety of outdoor power equipment. The ideal candidate should have 3-5 years of related experience working in the Power Sports Industry. Previous experience working as a Mechanic in the equipment rental or construction industry is an asset but not required. You must have strong trouble shooting experience and be accustomed to working independently as well as part of a cohesive team. A professional demeanor and mutual respect for your co-workers and customers is required. Candidates should have a valid driver’s license with a clean abstract. Please submit resumes to: Mark.Hedican@WesternOne.ca

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Maintenance Manager – Seniors Care Comox Valley Seniors Village Comox Valley Seniors Village requires an experienced Maintenance Manager to join the team on a full time basis. You will be responsible for regular maintenance repairs, building improvements, environmental issues and fire and life safety. A proven knowledge of plumbing, carpentry, commercial painting, gardening, electrical and HVAC is required, as well as computer literacy and the ability to organize maintenance schedules. A positive attitude and a commitment to customer service are essential. Please submit your resume IMMEDIATELY, in the strictest confidence, via our website at: www.retirementconcepts.com/careers Retirement Concepts is an equal opportunity employer.

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Westernne is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all who respond; however, please note that only those applicants being considered will be contacted

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COMOX VALLEY RECORD Advertising Sales Position Available

We are growing our advertising sales department at the COMOX VALLEY RECORD and are seeking applicants who are eager to join an award winning team. The applicants must have the ability to build relationships with clients and deliver superior customer service. The winning applicant will be team player and will be called upon to aggressively grow an existing account list. The ability to work in an extremely fast-paced environment with a positive attitude is a must. The successful applicant will have sales experience preferably in the advertising or retail industry. The position offers a great work environment and strong benefits package. The Comox Valley Record is a division of Black Press community news media, an independent and international media group with more than 190 community, daily and urban publications, 14 press facilities and over 160 websites in B.C., Alberta, Washington, Hawaii and Ohio. Please submit your resume with cover letter by Oct. 4, 2013. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Zena Williams, Publisher

COMOX VALLEY RECORD 765 McPhee Avenue, Courtenay, BC V9N 2Z7 publisher@comoxvalleyrecord.com Fax: 250-338-5568

BladeRunners Project Leader Nanaimo Youth Services Association seeks a dynamic individual to coordinate an innovative program, which assists employment disadvantaged youth to find employment in the Customer Service, Tourism, Marine Host, Construction industry. The successful candidate will blend strong job development and marketing skills with sound knowledge of the customer service industry, excellent communication and conflict resolution skills, and a well-developed capacity to support and assist at-risk youth. This is a 35 hour a week term certain position; starting immediately or as soon as possible; which will require the incumbent to complete a successful criminal record check. Qualifications needed are a minimum of an under- graduate degree in Social Work (BSW), Counselling, Child and Youth Care, Education or related fields.   As well strong computer skills in word-processing, data base entry, publisher and Excel spreadsheets is required, possess a valid BC Driver’s License. Competitive wage and benefits. The program is delivered out of Courtenay. Resumes and cover letters must be received by 4:00 p.m. Monday, October 7, 2013 by email at reception@ nysa.bc.ca, or Fax 250-754-8661 Attention: Steve Arnett CEO. No Late submissions will be accepted. Only short listed applicants will be notified. Job description can be viewed @ www.nysa.bc.ca




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FULL-TIME LIFEGUARD INSTRUCTOR The CVRD is seeking a full-time lifeguard instructor to join our recreation team. The successful candidate will have the following valid certifications: NLS, WSI, Aquacize. Aquatic Specialty Certification such as Specialized Population, and previous successful experience working at an indoor aquatic facility. Hourly rate is $18.91. Full position details and required qualifications is available online at

JOURNEYMAN AUTOMOTIVE Service Technician(s) in Hanna Alberta. Hanna Chrysler Ltd. offers competitive wages from $30/hour, negotiable depending on experience. Bright, modern shop. Full-time permanent with benefits. Friendly town just 2 hours from major urban centres. More info at hannachrylser.ca Fax 403-854-2845; Email: chrysler@telusplanet.net

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RTE # 498 Royal Vista, Crown Isle & Kensington Cres.

VOLUNTEERS THERAPEUTIC Riding need volunteers. 250-338-1968 or 250-338-1968 www.cvtrs.com

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RTE # 595 Balmoral Ave, Pritchard Rd, Juniper Pl RTE # 653 Forester, Slater, Mason, Gardener, Painter, Coach Pl. RTE #605 Orchard Park, Baybrook, Filberg & Mack Laing Crt. circulation@comoxvalleyrecord.com

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MONDAY TO FRIDAY 8:30AM-5:00PM 765 MCPHEE AVENUE COURTENAY FACILITY MAINTENANCE WORKER The CVRD is seeking a full-time (subject to seasonal lay-off) facility maintenance worker for the CV sports and aquatic centers. Position operates within the programming schedule, resurfaces ice, maintains mechanical systems (ice plant, pool, HVAC), maintains equipment and grounds / sidewalks; and performs general janitorial duties. Applicants should hold a valid 5th Class Power Engineer Certificate with R e f r i g e r a t i o n endorsement. Current rate of pay is $23.06 per hour. Full details and qualifications are online: www.comox valleyrd.ca/jobs. Applications accepted until 3pm. October 4, 2013.

TRADES, TECHNICAL AUTOMATED TANK Manufacturing Inc. is looking for experienced welders. Competitive wages, profit sharing bonus plus manufacturing bonus incentive. Full insurance package 100% paid by company. Good working environment. Keep your feet on the ground in a safe welding environment through in hole manufacturing process. No scaffolding or elevated work platform. Call Cindy for an appointment or send resume to: cindy@autotanks.ca. 780-8462231 (Office); 780-846-2241 (Fax). CLIMBERS Wanted. Tree Climbers for Single Stem Harvest and Windfirming needed throughout Coastal BC. Contact Jason 250-701-1911 GROWING OKANAGAN KIA dealership looking for technicians and apprentices to fill full time positions. Offering a competitive salary, commensurate with experience. Please email resumes to: ron@kelownakia.com GUARANTEED JOB Placement: General laborers and tradesmen for oil and gas industry. Call 24hr Free Recorded Message. For Information 1-800-972-0209.

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GOLDSMITH Custom Designed & Handcrafted Jewellery. Full repair service. Ring sizing while you wait. Engraving Women’s Fashions SIMPLY TIMELESS. 379 4th Street, Courtenay. 250-871-0606

DISCONNECTED PHONE? National Teleconnect Home Phone Service. No one refused! Low monthly rate! Calling features and unlimited long distance available. Call National Teleconnect today! 1866-443-4408. www.nationalteleconnect.com

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE UNDER $100 CABINET RECORD Player 60’s $50. Please call 250-898-8184

UNDER $200 DINING ROOM table & 4 chairs. Wooden. $200 O.B.O 250-338-0048

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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 ELECTRIC OXYGEN concentrator - $500. 250-338-7585. KILN - Hardly used, electric & programmable, asking $2500. Call 250-897-3142 MAGNIFICENT EAGLE “Early Riser�, Norman Marshall signed & numbered print. Also personally signed by artist. Conservation framing spec. glass, $500 firm. 250-3396054. Duncan “Teacher� Lazy-Boy Rocker Recliner brand new, still in box - model 10-403, $400. Call 250-9412067.

SIDE RAIL Protectors for a pickup with a 6 ft box. Like new $200 obo 250-339-5708 STEEL BUILDINGS, Metal buildings 60% off! 20x28, 30x 40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x 150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-457-2206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca WEDDING ORNAMENTS for Sale: 22 Garnier Vases, 16� feather balls, white, 22 sm reflective table mirrors, 66 tea lights, $1000. 9 Bride maids dresses starting at $80. Call (250)287-0081.

BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED duplex in Courtenay, quiet culde-sac. 3-bdrm + den, 2.5 baths, bright, spacious kitchen, 5 appl’s, garage, private large fenced backyard with shed. Roof 2009. Close to NIC. Details & pics on Craigslist. $229,500. Call (250)3388208 or cell (250)792-0024.

CAMPBELL RIVER: Avail. Sept. 15 - Oct. 1. Lovely private custom home, 3 beds, 2 baths. 7 yrs. old. 2500 sq. ft. full front french doors and windows facing south. Heat pump/air-exchanger/air-conditioner. Huge front garden, room for 2 extra driveways. Concrete deck back garden approx 60 ft x 16 ft. deep. Old growth fir stairs, 2 beds up and huge walk in custom shower. Also antique furniture & carpenters’ tools for sale. 916 Heritage Meadow Drive. Visit Kijiji for more pics. Price $442,000. 250-286-3602. COURTENAY-E RANCHER for sale 1800sqft, custom built, 3 bdrm & den, nice yard. R.V parking. F.M.I 250-338-5962

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.

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NATIONAL POOL Table two sets of balls rack, six ques. $1000 o.b.o. 250-334-8606

KITCHEN CART with wheels, $55 obo. Microwave (like new) $15 obo. 250-338-9500.

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COURTENAY- 2-BDRM, 5 appls.NS/NP, new paint. $750. Refs a must. (250)334-8876.

SPORTING GOODS

39� BOX Spring & mattress, roller frame, $40. Cloths rack, $15. Call (250)336-2750.

HISTORIC

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

COURTENAY1000sq ft, 2 bdrm, spacious, secure, quiet, walking distance to all amenities, en-suite W/D, storage, priv entry, prking, patio. Call (250)334-8468.

PIANO FOR sale. Kawai polished red mahogany with matching bench. Excellent condition. $1,900 OBO. Port Alberni. Call 250-723-3301.

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

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

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

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

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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

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

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES CARPENTRY 250-650-1333 SKILLED carpenter. Licensed & certified. Free estimates, Call Doug www.suncrestholdings.ca

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PART TIME OFFICE CLERK Long established local company requires a mature, professional part time office clerk. Duties include but are not limited to: answering phones, taking customer orders, filing, billing and accounts payable. Candidate must be organized, detail oriented, able to work unsupervised and proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and preferably Access). Office Administration or Administrative Assistant certificate would be beneficial for this position. RCMP check and drug testing are mandatory for this position. All applicants must be over 21. The job is approximately 24 hours per week or more as needed, and vacation coverage. Medical, dental, safety bonus, pension is available. Wage rate is $18.00 per hour. Please bring your resume in person to 4919 North Island Highway, Courtenay between 8am and 4pm. NO phone calls please.

FLOORING SALE Lowest Prices Guaranteed! Laminates - $0.59/sq ft Engineered - $1.99 sq ft Hardwood - $2.79 sq ft

GIRL WITH A TRUCK, strong back and a sense of humor to help with sorting household items, organizing living space and taking away unwanted belongings. Moving, downsizing or just tired of the clutter. Call Shelly at 250-897-8748.

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SOFA & Loveseat, blue fabric $250. Black microwave 3yrs $75. Call 250-338-0806. SOLID HONEY Oak dining set - Sacrifice at $975. obo. “Contemporary�, 8 years old. Table: 5’ long w/2 18� leafs, 6 chairs, 2 with arms. 2 piece hutch w/lights, seats on chairs sage green. Excellent condition. ($7000. new) (250)752-1973.

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

MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE 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

HANDYPERSONS HANDYMAN for all your home repair and maintenance issues. Please call Bob at 250871-5400. HOME REPAIR & Maintenance Service. Interior or Exterior. Call Les for Free Estimate at 250-898-8887.

BEIGE SOFA hide-a-bed, $250. Beige futon with wooden sides, $250. 3� memory foam for king size bed with cover, $125. All in good condition, Comox. Call (250)339-2624. WEDDING DRESS, beaded halter, white, with shoulder tip veil,sz 14-16. $800.obo. Brass Daybed with trundle & mattresses. $100. (250)339-2755.

TSOLUM AREA Store w/2 bdrm 1 bath, living area attached. 1/4 acre yard - garden area, newly renovated. $265,000. 250-703-2195.

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SUITES, LOWER FULL DUPLEX $255,000. new roof, new shed, small but cute on 0.3 oceanview acre. In Painter Barclay area. $255.000. 250-850-0998

FOR SALE BY OWNER 3 BDRM Townhouse, corner unit, 772 Robron Rd, Campbell River. 1300 sq ft. Remote control garage. Patio. Mountain view. Close to shopping and recreation. $189,000. Please call (778)475-0902.

2 BDRM basement suite close to NI College. Incl. hydro, cable, wifi, shared laundry, 2 appls., N/S, N/P. Avail. Nov. 1 or sooner. $850/mo. 898-3271 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.

WILLOW POINT updated 1 level patio home. 2 bdrm, 2 bath+ den, 1300sq ft, bright & sunny end unit. Walk to shops, medical, Sea Walk. $224,900. Call 250-923-7792. FRENCH CREEK CHARMER 3 bdrm/2 ba on .23 acre. Many updates. Warm, welcoming & move in ready. $335,000. By appt. gardendelight@shaw.ca. 250-752-4741. Photos upon request.

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VALLEY VIEW (great location)- very clean & bright 3 bdrm, NS/NP, 5 appls, sm patio. $975+ utils. Refs Req’d. Avail Oct 1. (250)702-7437.

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KYOTO FRIENDLY BUILDING – DOWNTOWN COURTENAY 2 bdrm, 1 bath apt. All appliances + washer & dryer. Heated floor, low utility bills. Avail. Immed & Oct. 1. - $1,000/mth BRAND NEW 1 bdrm/1 bath townhouses within walking distance of downtown Ctny, 5 appls, beautifully finished interiors, res. pkg, N/S, cat ok w/ref. Avail. Immed $875 WILLOW WOOD 2 bdrm, 1 bath patio home, 4 appls, patio, 2 res. pkg spaces, N/S, No pets. Avail. Nov.1 $750/mth BRAIDWOOD MANOR 2 bdrm, 1 bath, F & S, coin laundry, balcony, res. pkg., N/S, No pets. Avail. Immed - $750/mth ARGO COURT 1 bdrm units, 1 bath, F & S, coin laundry, hot water & basic cable incl, N/S, cat neg. w/ref. Avail. Immed & Oct. 1 - $650. Call Res. Mgr: 3348602 HARBOUR QUAY waterfront townhouse, 2 bdrm, 2 bath, 5 appls, gas F/P, 2 balconies, carport, N/S, No pets, Adult oriented. Avail. Oct. 1 - $1,350/mth MAPLEWOOD MANOR 1 bdrm, 1 bath condo, F & S, W/D hookups, patio, N/S, No pets. Avail. Oct. 1-$650/mth PIERCY COURT 2 bdrm, 1 bath townhouse, 5 appls, laminate flrs, res. pkg., N/S, No pets. Avail. Oct. 1 $750/mth PARK PLACE MANOR 2 bdrm, 1 bath, 5 appls, gas F/P (gas incl), patio, N/S, No pets. Avail. Oct. 1 $850/mth SPACIOUS NEWER DUPLEX 3 bdrm, 2 bath, 5 appls, fam rm, garage, fenced yrd, N/S, No pets. Avail. Oct. 1 - $1,300/mth TRUMPETER’S LANDING Modern newer condos bordering the airpark. 2 bdrm, 2 bath units avail. 5 appls, custom finishings, balconies/patios, underground pkg, storage units, some with ocean views. N/S, No pets. Avail. Oct. 15. Rents from $1,100/mth SUNRIDGE TOWNHOUSES 2 bdrm & den, 2 bath, 5 appls, elect. F/P, carport, balcony, N/S, No pets. Avail. Nov. 1 - $1,100/mth. ROSEWOOD TOWNHOUSES 2 bdrm, 1 bath, F & S, coin laundry, basic cable incl, N/S, No pets. Avail. Oct. 1 - $725/mth. Call Res. Mgr. 250-334-8602 CRYSTAL SHORES 2 bdrm, 2 bath townhome, 6 appls, B/I Vac, Elect F/P, garage, Adult oriented, N/S, No pets. Avail. Immed $1,300/mth. – listed for sale ARGO COURT, 2 bdrm, 1 bath ground floor unit, F & S, coin laundry, hot water & basic cable incld., N/S, cat neg w/ref, Avail Nov 1 - $700/mth

Royal LePage in the Comox Valley (Property Mgmt Division) #121 - 750 Comox Road Courtenay, BC VAN 3P6 Phone (250) 897-1300 Fax (250) 897-1330 Interior viewings for the following vacancies are by approved application and appointment only.

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CLOSE TO GOOSE SPIT 3 bdrm, 2 bath, F&S, family rm, carport, fenced yrd, N/S, No pets. Avail. Sept. 1 $1,100/mth RURAL HOME 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath, on no thru street, 5 appls, carport, beautifully landscaped fenced yrd, deck, wired workshop, N/S, No pets. Avail. Aug. 1 $1,350/mth COMOX FAMILY HOME 4 bdrm, 3 bath, 5 appls, fam rm, garage, fenced yrd, N/S, No pets. Avail. Oct. 1 $1,250/mth COMOX RANCHER 2 bdrm, 1 bath, 5 appls, gas F/P, new paint & flooring, garage, partially fenced, N/S, No pets. Avail. Oct. 15 $1,100/mth COMOX RANCHER 3 bdrm, 1 bath, 4 appls, gas F/P, carport, fenced yrd, N/S, small pet neg. w/ref. Avail. Oct. 1 - $1,000/mth COURTENAY RANCHER 2 bdrm, 1 bath, 5 appls, fam. rm., partially fenced, N/S, No pets. Avail. Immed. $950/mth CLOSE TO DRIFTWOOD MALL 2 bdrm, 1 bath rancher, 4 appls, laminate flrs, landscaping incl., N/S, No pets, Avail Nov 1 $1,000/mth



289A NimNim Pl 3 Bed/Den 2 Bath N/S N/P 5 Appliances $1050/mth Avail. Immed. 2105A Urquhart 2 Bed 2 Bath N/S N/P 5 Appliances $1200/mth Avail Oct 1st

620 Nootka 4 Bed 2 Bath N/S 5 Appliances $1375/mth Avail. Immed. 4701 Kilmarnock Dr 3 Bed 3 Bath N/S 5 Appliances $2000/mth Avail Oct 1st COTTAGES 7330 Artela Rd 2 Bed 1 Bath N/S 2 Appliances $900/mth Avail. Immed.

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Ideal for mature couple! Enjoy this charming rancher w/ amazing ocean & mountain views! Situated on full sized lot, & features deck designed for entertaining, 3 bdrms, 2 baths, wood f/p, 5 appl, & large yard. Pet neg w/deposit. N/S. $1150/mo. Avail Oct 1

COAL VALLEY ESTATES HOME

Beautiful 2 bdrm, 5 appl Cumberland home w/ground level featuring tiled entrance, bonus room & laundry. 2nd level features carpeted bdrms, bath, ensuite to master, & open concept living, dining, & kitchen w/walk-in pantry in quality laminate. Avail Nov.1, $1300/mo

KENTWOOD MOBILE

Recently updated mobile is rural living, w/comforts & amenities of town only minutes away. Includes 4 appl., & small yard w/shed. Small pet may be permitted w/ref & dep. N/S. $800/mo. Immediate possession.

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Extra large duplex w/4 bdrms up & 1.5 baths in West Courtenay. Wonderful family home recently renovated w/high end laminate on main floor & all new carpet up. Eat in kitchen & formal dining area. 5 appl. Fully fenced back yard & single garage. N/S. N/P. $1200/mo. Immediate possessionl

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

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

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

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

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

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2010 KIA FORTE COUPE (silver). Like new, only one owner. 17,500km. $15,000. Call 250-338-8725

25’ ALPENLITE 5th wheel. Complete with hitch. Great floor plan, fully equipped. Aluminum frame, tandem axle. Walk-in shower, solar panels, good cond., Must be seen! Always stored in winter. $5500. obo. (250)335-1796.

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1965 MUSTANG Coupe. Restored to stock condition. Healthy 200 GEO, automatic, reliable daily driver. $9800. 250-202-0442

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

1996 FORD Crown Victoria LX- 128,000 km, lady driven, excellent condition. $2200. (250)897-3997. 2002 DODGE Caravan Sport, 190,000 km, Silver, auto, fully loaded, good condition. $2000 obo. Call (250)331-1320.

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

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.

10’11� BIGFOOT Camper. 3000 Series. Top cond. Satelite TV reciever, side/rear awnings on 2008 FORD F350 Crew Cab. Lariat-Diesel, dually, 4xdrive, sliding moon roof, tailgate step, heated seats, leather, trailer tow, dual air cond, keyless entry. Two tone. 103K Km, Mint cond. $60,000. 250-286-3308

1992 AWARD 727, 27’ all fiberglass travel trailer. A/C, New gas/Elect. refrigerator, twin beds, 2 Lazy Boy chairs, flat screen TV, DVD player. $4950. 250-204-2590 or 250923-6777. terloral@telus.net

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

2007 COBALT SS - $7,900 OBO. 1 owner, 2.4 Litre, 5 speed - pretty much loaded, fun to drive, great gas mileage. Spent $3000 recently new brakes, struts, windshield and more. Call (250)890-0071.

1998 SAFARI 35ft. Diesel Motor Home. Showroom condition. Very low mileage. Lots of extras. 250-287-4575

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

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

VILLA MONTECITO 1331 England Ave. TWO BEDROOM CONDO 1,100 sq. ft. Very spacious and nicely renovated. Five full sized appliances. Very large, designer kitchen. In suite storage. Security entry. Ensuite. Quiet, well maintained mature adult building midway between downtown and Safeway complex. Call David @ 250-338-0267.

2007 HONDA Civic Hybrid. 94,000 miles. One owner, A/C winter tires and rims. $8,900. OBO. tel 250-338-0806. 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

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2000 ARCTIC FOX - 5th wheel, 29.5 ft, large LR & BR slide, lots of extras - excellent condition, winter pkg. $20,000. 250-339-6156

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2008 LEXINGTON 283, loaded, only 18,000 miles, 3 slides. Mint condition, garage kept. $64,900. Phone:250-898-8718 or 250-702-2681

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

1995 ZODIAK 14.6ft - 65HP Suzuki. New steering & trailer bearings. $6000 OBO. 250-334-9337

ALOHA 34, 1979, $52,500. In Comox with slip, good condition, well equipped, Yanmar 27 HP 3GM30S. Inflatable dingy. Suzuki 2.5 HP outboard. Call (250)334-2450.

19’ FIBERGLASS boat with trailer. 200hp and 8hp Mercury outboards. New price $6,500. obo Call 250-337-5565 after 7pm.

2001 4x4 DODGE DAKOTA P/U Crew cab. 243,000 kms. New price $5,900. obo. Call 250-337-5565 after 7 pm

2004 GMC Sierra 2500 Truck, with electric hookup & trailer hitch, V8-364, auto, canopy, 3 seat belts, AM/FM CD player, 95,800 km - excellent cond: $8000. 250-703-2525.

DODGE RAM 1500 4x4 black, short box canopy. $89,000km’s. $7800 O.B.O 250-334-8606

2006 BOM BARD Max 3 8’ inflatable boat complete w/ keel & launching wheels. All in exc. cond., seldom used. $2350. new. Sell $750.(250)926-9119.

SAIL BOAT: Flying Junior, fiberglass, 13ft, sails good condition, custom trailer. $1,490. Call (250)338-0708.

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MARINE 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

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

185 CAMPION EXPLORER. Ready to go fishing. Elec. down rigger, GPS, Fish finder Engine 135 Merc., 9.9 and more. $15,000. 250-9230528/250-287-0211

1990 4x4 Sierra Ford pick-up $800. Big Bear Quad w/ 2 sets tires, snow blade & cover, $3500.obo. Whitewall Hunting tent, new, w/frame & 5’ porch, 12’x14’ $1800. (250)339-2755

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

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

ONE BEDROOM under renovation — ready for October 1st. All new appliances and laminate flooring. Attractive suite in a quiet, adult building close to all services. Security entry. Call David @ 250-338-0267.

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

2011 FORD ESCAPE. Under 20,000km. Leather interior. $26,000 OBO. Ask for Dale: 250-286-9957 after 6pm.

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PERFECT FOR heading south, $18,500, obo. Easy tow, easy live. 2004 Westwind 5th Wheel, 24’6�, mint condition, slide, rear kitchen, great layout, 2nd marine battery, ‘04 F150 truck, HD, 103,000 km super cab, bed liner, tow pkg, tire upgrade. 250-586-4716.

25’ PERMANENT moorage slip in Comox Bay Marina with 26’ Ranger sail boat, $2500. Call 250-218-1969.

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SANDPIPER VILLAGE 1650 Comox Ave.

OKANOGAN CAMPER. 10 ft. Very clean. Like new. Non Smoker. Everything works perfectly. One owner.$5,500 /obo. 250-923-6563

175 BAYLINER as new, 55hrs(used)135 h/p mercruiser-in-out board hydraulic leg, full canvas on stainless steel frame (detachable)Fresh water cooling, fish finder on h.d galvanized trailer $17900. 250286-3308

23 FOOT Mallard trailer. Excellent condition. Walk around queen sized bed. Sleeps 6. Lots of storage. Good tires. Large awning. $7200. 250890-7594 rmill@telus.net

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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 BE SURE to see First Lady before haul out Sep 30 (winter storage). Diesel 36’ cruiser, sleeps 5, hyd’s, elec’s & inverted AC. Grand wheelhouse $145,000. Ph/Fx 250-2484495.

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Hospice society schedules AGM

The 2012 annual general meeting of the Comox Valley Hospice Society will be held this Wednesday. This meeting offers the forum for election of new directors of the Society, presentation of the 2012-2013 annual report and financials, and updates on the accomplishments and future of hospice palliative care in the Comox Valley. Voting at the AGM — starting at 7 p.m. at the Old House Spa and Resort in Courtenay — requires that annual dues of $15 are current. If you will attend, please call 250-3395533 or e-mail admin@comoxhospice.com. — Comox Valley Hospice Society

Tenant tips this Thursday The Comox Valley Transition Society is hosting a free Tenants Rights workshop Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop will include information about tenants’ rights and responsibilities. The workshop is free and lunch

will be provided but registration is required. Call the Transition Society at 250-897-0511 to register. The workshop will be held at the Community Justice Centre, A-450 Eighth St. in Courtenay. — Comox Valley Transition Society

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ANNIKA SENN, 8, raised $1,400 to sacrifice more than 10 inches of her hair. April Hofman cut the Aspen Park Elementary Grade 4 student’s hair when Tour de Rock riders visited the school last week.

Cumberland supports Tour More than $8,000 in donations was raised at Cumberland’s community Tour de Rock fundraiser Wednesday night, says co-ordinator Trisha Stockand. Thanks to the donation of Carmie and Gary Dixon at Carmie’s Café, the 2013 Tour de Rock team, along with Mayor Leslie Baird and the 2013 May Queen party enjoyed a hearty, home-cooked meal served by Georgina Sadler and friends. Following the dinner, some 100 citizens welcomed the 2013 team to Cumberland Junior School. MC and auctioneer extraordinaire Dave Stevens led the festivities auctioning autographed T-shirts and several items donated by local businesses. Jean Cameron, who has given her time and talents for a number of years, sheared the locks off a few brave students who had raised funds for the Tour. A cheque for $3,140 was presented by Jean from the Cumberland Motorcycle Roundup Committee. Kate Greening Notary Corp generously donated $500, $300 and $200 prizes to the event. Cumberland Junior School raised $1,246.20 and Cumberland Elementary raised $275 for the cause. • • • The 2013 Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock passed through the Comox Valley last week, stopping quickly to fill up at one of their longtime sponsors,

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Comox District Co-op. While the riders grabbed complimentary chocolate bars and energy drinks from Co-op’s Aspen Centre convenience store, staff and volunteers solicited donations. Local rider and cancer survivor Jennifer Faerber presented Comox District Co-op with a plaque recognizing its eighth consecutive year as an official Tour sponsor.   To learn more about the Co-op, visit www. comoxvalleycoop.ca. Follow the Tour de Rock at www.tourderock.ca.

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Rescuers demonstrate right stuff on mountain On the door of the Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue is a sign stating “Those Who Say It Can’t Be Done … Are Getting in The Way Of Those Doing It.” This phrase deeply embodies the spirit of this team. After a nine-hour body recovery on a recent Friday evening, and seven hours of water rescue on Comox Lake the next morning, 23 members of CVGSAR dropped whatever Sunday plans they had to come to the aid of a hiker with a broken leg high atop Mount Arrowsmith, near Port Alberni. Little did the men and women of CVGSAR realize that they would soon play a significant role in one of the largest rescue events in Ground SAR history in this province. The injured hiker lay at the 4,300-foot level, bones protruding just above his ankle, shoulder dislocated and ribs potentially broken. He had been there, accompanied by two members of Port Alberni GSAR since just after 7:30 Saturday evening (Sept. 21). Weather and darkness forced the trio to endure a cold and bitterly wet night on the mountain while teams of volunteer SAR specialists from up and down Vancou-

COMOX VALLEY GROUND Search and Rescue volunteers try to stay warm during a gruelling rescue of an injured hiker on Mount Arrowsmith. ver Island assembled below. The weather had prevented a helicopter rescue from 442 Squadron at CFB Comox through the night. Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue search managers and team leaders relieved the already exhausted Port Alberni teams who had worked through the night to preposition equipment on the mountain above. Weather conditions on the mountain were terrible Sunday morning with gust-

ing winds, fog and heavy rain. Despite conditions, teams headed up the mountain determined to bring the injured hiker down. Now in command of the rescue operation, CVGSAR search manager Paul Berry knew that the task ahead would require all the skill sets of those he had sent up the mountain and that sheer manpower would have to overcome the elements and brutal terrain. To support those already toiling up the steep route,

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hour as rope system after rope system was rigged through the night to lower the stretcher one agonizing metre at a time. At time scores of volunteers stood shoulder to shoulder, feet dug into the hillside as they passed the stretcher hand by hand through narrow trails. Throughout the night, 442 Squadron aircraft and Victoria’s Rescue Coordination Centre supported the ground teams. The Cormorant helicopter made

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numerous attempts to hoist the injured hiker, each attempt foiled by weather. A Buffalo aircraft dropped para flares to illuminate the ground below. At 2 a.m., ground teams, now reaching exhaustion, waved off any further attempts at an airlift and were resolute in their conviction to get the hiker off the mountain and into the ambulance waiting below. Just after 4:30 a.m., Berry said he got emotional as he watched CVGSAR rope team leaders Scott Short and Marc Lyster, and team leader Chris Smith, surrounded by GSAR members from across the Island, arrive at base camp with their bundled patient. “Finally, after a gruelling 17 hours of cold, wet, gusting winds … wicked terrain and mud — so much mud, there they were,” Berry recapped. “They were wet, dirty as pigs but smiling ear to ear and slapping each other on the back, recognizing the significance of what they accomplished together.” This operation exemplifies the dedication and deep skill of our Ground SAR volunteers here in the Comox Valley and across the province. — Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue


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Meeting spotlights proposed anti-spam law The Comox Valley Small Business Association has added a spotlight speaker to the evening’s agenda for its meeting Thursday, Oct. 3. Terri Perrin, terri PERRIN ink - professional writing services, will give a brief overview of the proposed Canadian antispam law that may go into effect in 2014. If approved, this new legislation will dramatically change how small businesses and nonprofits conduct online marketing. Learn the basics about e-commerce and privacy issues relating to the law and how businesses can be prepared for change. Perrin, a skilled e-commerce solutions provider and marketing professional, will

cover this topic in more detail as the keynote speaker for the Jan. 2 CVSBA meeting. The keynote speaker for this month’s meeting is Keith Curry from the Comox Valley Echo. He will discuss how to advertise effectively. The association – formerly the Home-Based and Small Business Association – meets in the Evergreen Room at the Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay.

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the 11th annual Small Business BC Awards, previously known as the Successful You Awards. It recognizes and celebrates important contributions entrepreneurs make to communities and to the global economy. Since its inception in 2003, Small Business BC has encouraged more than 2,200 entrepreneurs — from retail, trade, manufacturing, technology services, arts, entertainment and recreation — to participate

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Applications open for small business award Small businesses in B.C. that are stars in their communities now have the opportunity to be rewarded for the work they do every day. “Small business makes up 98 per cent of all businesses in the province and employs more than one million British Columbians,” said Premier Christy Clark. “The new Premier’s People’s Choice Award will acknowledge a communityminded small business, because small businesses do more than create jobs - they build and strengthen communities.” The first-ever award - part of a series of nine Small Business BC Awards - will go to a business that demonstrates the community thinks it goes above and beyond. Once nominated, businesses must use imaginative, creative or traditional approaches to engage customers, clients and neighbours to vote online between Oct. 1 and Nov. 30. The business with the most votes will not only win the award but will also receive formal recognition from the Premier at an award ceremony in February. “Sponsored by the B.C. government, the Premier’s People’s Choice Award celebrates the best in B.C. small business by recognizing that small businesses are the heart and soul of their communities,” said Minister of State for Tourism and Small Business Naomi Yamamoto. “I encourage

Networking is from 6 to 6:30 p.m. The meeting runs from 6:30 – 9 p.m. Admission is free. The association meets the first Thursday of each month from September to June.

School District No. 72 (Campbell River) is seeking Expressions of Interest for the procurement of a 1,330 square meter, 1960 vintage elementary school and 6 acre property as an educational, recreational or social facility, or dependent on rezoning requirements as a residential development. This site was formerly Evergreen Elementary School located at 1681 Evergreen Road, Campbell River, B.C. The package for property information, zoning description and submission instructions is available for download from the SD72 website at www.sd72.bc.ca. Requests for Expression of Interest documents may be obtained from and enquires may be directed to: Kevin Patrick, CGA Secretary Treasurer School District No. 72 (Campbell River) 425 Pinecrest Road, Campbell River, BC V9W 3P2 Telephone: (250) 830-2302 Fax: (250) 287-2616 Email: kevin.patrick@sd72.bc.ca Submissions will be received by School District No.72 no later than 2:00p.m. Pacific time on October 16, 2013. Submissions received after that time will not be considered. School District No. 72 (Campbell River) does not bind itself to accept any of the RFEI responses.

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$8,149 74,497 3,384 3,381 5,663 1,473 1,714 668

$8,312 75,987 3,452 3,449 5,776 1,502 1,748 681

$8,478 77,506 3,521 3,518 5,892 1,532 1,783 695

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13,441 2,425 4,707 4,187

13,710 2,474 4,801 4,271

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3,280 17,191 146,598

3,345 17,535 149,530

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21,426 13,674 7,772

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Expected Effect of Exemptions:

2,979 3,039 3,100 1,960 1,999 2,039 $334,452 $341,142 $347,964 $168,570 $174,470 $180,576

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Time for NDP to refocus During the provincial election in May, the presumed NDP victory left pundits wondering how many cabinet ministers might come from Greater Victoria and the Island, and how that might impact the good fortune of our economy. Voters of course delivered anything but what the pollsters expected, and once again relegated the region’s provincial NDP representation to opposition roles. With Adrian Dix now the outgoing NDP leader (the second to resign in less than three years) Greater Victoria now has a strong chance to be home to the Official Opposition’s new leader. Second runner up to Dix in 2011, Juan de Fuca MLA and Langford resident John Horgan is arguably Greater Victoria’s strongest candidate for the top job. A three-term MLA and with a high profile as energy critic and house leader, Horgan is the region’s most charismatic probable candidate to lead the NDP. Victoria-Swan Lake MLA Rob Fleming, another three-term veteran, is another viable candidate as education critic, a portfolio fraught with controversy if there ever was one. Other names have also been floated: Victoria Mayor Dean Fortin and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson. Although an outside chance, Carole James could take a shot at her old job. During his resignation announcement last week, Dix said this province doesn’t need a “second (B.C.) Liberal party.” It’s advice any leadership candidate should heed. The NDP might be tempted more than ever to fundamentally rewrite party policy and edge toward the political right as a reaction to the party’s election loss, and the earlier round of infighting that led to Carole James stepping down in 2011. The problem with the NDP isn’t its core values and ideology. The problem is the NDP picks its leaders more on party loyalty than who has the spirit and drive to connect with voters. It’s time for the opposition to refocus and think about what kind of leader it wants to act as a check and counterweight to the Liberals’ economic agenda. Victoria News Record Question of the Week This week: Twenty-two per cent of respondents so far say they believe the Canucks will make the playoffs under John Tortorella. The regular season begins Oct. 1. What do you think? Visit www.comoxvalleyrecord.com and vote in the Poll on the mainpage. The return of a healthy salmon run in the Tsolum River is a tribute to Jack Minard and other members of the Tsolum River Restoration Society.

While she’s recovering in hospital in good spirits, there’s a still a chance Molly Burton might lose a leg that was injured in a hitand-run incident on Comox Road.

Growth strategy no paper tiger Dear editor, Are the 3L development, Stotan Falls and 185 acres of riverfront our golden opportunity? The answer is no. The true golden opportunity that the citizens of the Comox Valley received was the creation of the Comox Valley Regional District. We can thank the late Stan Hagen for making it happen. He loved the Comox Valley. He realized the Valley’s citizens should be the ones deciding on how the Valley’s future should develop and grow. Our new regional district came with conditions and a clear message. We were mandated and provided provincial funds to create a “growth strategy.” The citizens were asked to work with planning experts and local politicians to help design and shape the future growth of the Valley. Over 50 public meetings were held on the RGS concepts and hundreds of people attended two public hearings on the proposed RGS bylaw. This Regional Growth Strategy was approved and adopted unanimously by all local governments in the Comox Valley as the path forward towards a sustainable future. The message was clear, urban development was to stop at the Puntledge River and rural agri-

cultural and resource developments would be supported north of this dividing line. The citizens wanted a sustainable plan that would control and manage sprawl. All of the planning experts today will confirm that sprawl is a very expensive proposition. The RGS concept is based on planning our own community and abandons the concept of speculation development being the driving force that shapes and creates where we live, work and play. This particular development was considered prior to the RGS adoption and the public gave their input. All local governments in the Valley opted for an expansion of land for Cumberland, Courtenay and Comox that reflects the servicing capabilities of our infrastructure, road networks and transit service. All local governments in the Valley opted to support rural, agricultural and resource development north of the Puntledge River. The RGS recommends 90 per cent of future growth for the municipalities and 10 per cent for the regional district’s rural areas. The first annual report of the RGS shows we are achieving these goals. Is this proposal for residential sprawl worth chang-

ing that direction? We need to support developers who have invested in our communities in accordance with the vision in the RGS and OCPs. Individuals and companies have taken huge risks in our communities to propose and build projects that reflect the vision in our RGS. Considering proposals like this one sends a mixed message to these leaders. Where should they invest their time and money if we don’t follow our plans? The 3L development, Stotan Falls and 185 acres of riverfront is nothing but a Trojan Horse that will make a paper tiger out the RGS. Let’s give our Regional Growth Strategy a chance to mature before we start amending it. This “jewel of a park” has been there for thousands of years and it will be there well into the future. We cannot abandon all the time, money, expertise and citizen involvement that went into the creation of our Regional Growth Strategy for a development which is pure speculation. We have our Regional Growth Strategy. We must protect it and the principles it stands for. Jim Gillis Editor’s note: Jim Gillis is the Comox Valley Regional District director for Area B.

To our surprise, he returned running about 20 feet ahead, chasing a cougar. The cougar ran up a tree while we called our dog back. If our dog had been on-leash, we would not have been warned that this predator was so close to us. Every off-leash dog in that park is friendly and wellbehaved. As town dwellers, we appreciate the benefit of exercising ourselves and our pets away from the noise and pollution of

the streets. We socialize our dogs there as responsible owners and as a result, our dogs are well-mannered and happy. In my experience, some dogs on-leash are prone to be either aggressive out of fear or hyperactive because of too little exercise. We will not leash our dog in that forest, not only for safety reasons but because a healthy dog needs the freedom of being off-leash. J. and G. Wierenga, Comox

Off-leash dogs have their uses Dear editor, We walk our dog off-leash frequently in the Northeast Woods behind Highland Secondary School. There is a rumour that the Town bylaw officer has been issuing tickets for off-leash dogs in that park. Here’s a reason why this park should be off-leash. Last Sunday morning, we had just left the parking lot to walk our older golden retriever when he suddenly took off behind us.


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Tsolum salmon thrilling Dear editor, I recently visited Merville to join old friends for a walk along the Tsolum River. What a beautiful sight it was to see many thousands of pink salmon journeying up the river to their spawning beds. The restoration of the Tsolum salmon run shows what can be done when caring people dedicate themselves to repairing environmental damage. I lived in Merville, on the banks of the Tsolum, from 1995 to 2007. For the first several years, I never saw a fish in the river — it was a dead river, poisoned with toxic levels of copper produced by acid mine drainage from the old Mount Washington mine.

It was named as the most endangered river in B.C. During those early years, the Tsolum River Restoration Society began building local community and government support for an effort to restore the Tsolum ecosystem. The society worked tirelessly to obtain provincial government support and funding to neutralize the acid drainage and ultimately to cap the mine tailings. My husband and I did our small part by joining the Tsolum Streamkeepers and volunteering at the Headquarters Hatchery to help rebuild the pink salmon population. Many other volunteers worked on habitat enhancement.

Through the years Jack Minard, co-ordinator for the TRS, was the force that kept us all believing that we really could make our river healthy again. Little by little we saw life returning to the Tsolum — I remember the thrill of seeing that first small run of pinks swimming up to spawn. This year the return is so bountiful that the hatchery program has been suspended — the river has reached its spawning capacity. Here’s a huge thank you to Jack Minard, to the TRS board, and to all its supporters for their work in making the Valley a better, healthier place. Shirley Ward, Denman Island

Actually, climate change real Dear editor, I really can’t believe we’re still having this discussion, but here goes ... Ex post facto studies, or “after the fact,” cannot prove anything with 100-percent certainty. Yes, that is true. The tobacco industry used that argument forever, until people finally admitted that, OK, 97 per cent is close enough. We aren’t going to do a double blind study with people in which half of them are told to smoke, half are told not to smoke,

and then count them as the smokers drop dead of cancers and various tobacco-related diseases. It wouldn’t be ethical, and it would be pointless. Ninety-seven per cent is certain enough, and we all get it. It is the same damn thing with climate change. The scientists of the world have reached 97-per-cent certainty that climate change IS real, and that WE are driving it. We can’t just grab another planet, screw it up,

and see what happens ... but wait, we have one next door! You might think that Mercury is the hottest planet as it orbits extremely close to the sun right? Wrong. Mercury reaches temperatures up to 426 C on the sun side, and down to -173 C on the dark side. OK, 426 C is hot, but its neighbour Venus orbits twice as far from the sun as Mercury does, and its average temperature is 462 C not just on the day side, but on

the night side, at the poles, all over the planet. Why is this? CO2. Venus has a thick atmosphere of CO2 that traps enough heat to turn the planet into an oven hot enough to melt lead in the air. The next time someone tells you that, “We don’t really know,” tell them that we do know, and that if they ever face a bridge with a 97-per-cent probability of failure, ask if they’d cross it or not. Justin D. Whitehead, Comox Valley

Dear editor, We, at the Comox Valley Food Bank, were simply overwhelmed with the result of the B. C. Thanksgiving Food Drive conducted by the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints on Sept. 21. The organization by the church was out-

standing. Our sincere thank you to the all organizers and volunteers. We also extend our thank you to Jordan Schley, manager of Quality Foods in Courtenay who not only volunteered but whose store donated all the bags for the neighbourhood pickups.

ABC Printing, we thank you for having the leaflets printed that were on each grocery bag. The National Car Rental agency was kind enough to give the food drive one large van for food drive bag pickup. Thank you to National.

We wish to extend our sincere thank you to the generous Comox Valley volunteers who gave of their time, the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints for their dedication. The donation results were simply amazing, amounting to almost 11,000 pounds/5,000 kilograms! The result of all your efforts, donations and expertise will serve the families in need in the Comox Valley for some time to come. And finally, a heartfelt thank you to you, the generous donors of the Comox Valley who participated so very generously. Without you there would not have been a food drive! Thank you. Jeff Hampton, Comox Valley Editor’s note: Jeff Hampton is the president of the Comox Valley Food Bank Society.

Donations of food ‘overwhelming’

Stifling expression illegal Dear editor, Sensible B.C. Is currently collecting signatures on a petition approved by Elections BC under the Recall and Initiative Act. The petition asks that there be a referendum on whether or not the B.C. Police Act should be changed to direct police not to waste their limited time and resources on arresting and prosecuting adults for simple possession of cannabis (I’m paraphrasing). However, several canvassers have been told by certain employees, particularly government employees, that they have been told by their bosses that they are not allowed to sign this petition. If this is true, it is illegal! No one

(including organizations) is allowed to do anything to intimidate anyone else into signing or not signing this petition. The Canadian military is not allowed to tell their employees not to sign. VIHA cannot, directly or indirectly, make anyone sign or not sign the petition. The School Board, Corrections Canada nor anyone else is allowed to tell you whether or not to sign. If they do, they should be reported to Elections BC, because it is an offence punishable by two years in jail and/or a $10,000 fine. For more information, see the Recall and Initiative Act, s. 156 in Carla Neal, particular. Courtenay

COURTENAY CITY COUNCIL (minus Coun. Manno Theos) attended the official opening of the expanded Lewis Centre. PHOTO BY ERIN HALUSCHAK

City needs amenities Dear editor, After reading the letter in the paper on Sept. 19 regarding the fact that taxpayers should be outraged over the expenses of the curling building, it made me contemplate on the merits of the statement. Obviously the writer is not a curler. I wonder if he uses the library, or tennis courts, or swimming pools or the other amenities that are taxpayer-funded. How about the parks and walking trails? How many taxpayers are going to complain about paying for the new addition to the Lewis Centre because they don’t use that either?

Every community needs amenities that make it a viable, pleasant place to live. The more it can provide, the more it becomes attractive to live here. We cannot be so self-centred that we are only willing to support those activities that are of interest to us personally. It is up to municipal councils to decide what is affordable and what will benefit the community. I’m sure the curling club executive can put forward a good case for their right to be supported as much as any other community organizaLloyd Heath, tion. Courtenay

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Diabetes fundraiser will be Halloween preview Fundraising walk Oct. 6 at Simms Millennium Park in Courtenay will include seven specfic sites with different Halloween themes mapped out throughout the extensive walk Renee Andor Record Staff The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s (JDRF) 2013 Telus Walk to Cure Diabetes will be a bit spookier than past years. JDRF North Island’s family chair Mackenzie Gartside is co-organizing the walk, which happens Sunday, Oct. 6 at Simms Millennium Park in Courtenay. Gartside is a self-professed ‘Halloween nut,’ and she’s creating a scavenger hunt/walk to spice up the fundraising event. “There’ll be seven specific sites with different themes throughout the walk,” says Gartside, noting there will be haunted castles, a graveyard, a witch’s den, skull alley, zombie pirates and diabolical clowns at the various scavenger hunt sites. “You get a map…and the sites are set up throughout Lewis Park and Simms Millennium Park so that you kind of have to walk the whole distance in order to find all of the sites, so it’s quite a bit of walking. “I’m trying to make it so it’s simple for the little ones and the adults will still have fun at it as well.” Each station will have a task to complete, like laying in a coffin and having a photo taken to post to JDRF North Island’s Facebook page, or counting how many skulls are in skull alley. Participants are encouraged to dress up in Halloween costumes. The event starts at 1 p.m. at Simms, and after a hotdog lunch and snacks donated by Thrifty Foods, the scavenger hunt/walk will start at

2:30 p.m. Pre-registration at www.jdrf.ca/walk is recommended, but Gartside notes attendees can also register at the event. A donation of $10 per person or $20 per family is recommended. There will be a selection of prizes donated by local businesses. Tubes of glow sticks will be on sale for $10 with proceeds going to JDRF research. JDRF is charitable organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, according to a JDRF news

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hopefully something comes out that improves their lifestyle and their maintenance of the disease or makes headway towards finding an overall cure for the disease.

Mackenzie Gartside release. T1D is an autoimmune disease that lasts a lifetime and it demands constant regulation and blood testing — a person with T1D requires about 1,500 needles and 2,200 finger pokes a year to monitor their blood sugar. T1D is the most severe form of diabetes and unlike type 2 diabetes, T1D can’t be prevented by diet, exercise or medication. Over 300,000 Canadians and their families are affected by the disease, and the complications that come with it.

Gartside’s 11-year-old daughter Payton has been living with T1D for the past eight years, so Gartside understands the importance of JDRF’s research firsthand. “We’re raising money so that they can do more research in order to find … different therapies to assist people who have diabetes,” says Gartside, noting advances in treatment of some aspects of diabetes, like retinopathy, have been made thanks to JDRF funding. “It all goes into research and hopefully something comes out that improves their lifestyle and their maintenance of the disease or makes headway towards finding an overall cure for the disease.” Gartside notes Payton is in good health now, but her family knows older people with T1D, who have developed health complications due to the disease. People with T1D are more likely to be diagnosed with celiac disease and thyroid disease, for example, and kidney disease is a condition associated with longterm diabetes, according to the Canadian Diabetes Association. The Halloween haunted house tour on Oct. 30 and 31 is another local JDRF fundraiser coming up. Five Comox Valley houses will be decked out with spooky creations. Participants can buy a map showing the haunted homes for $5, with proceeds going to JDRF. For more information about these spooky events visit JDRF North Island on Facebook, or visit www.jdrf. ca. writer@comoxvalleyrecord.com

PAYTON GARTSIDE, 11, has dealt with juvenile diabetes for eight years. Her mother Mackenzie (below) is co-organizing the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Telus Walk to Cure Diabetes on Oct. 6 at Simms Millennium Park in Courtenay. Mackenzie, a self-described ‘Halloween nut,’ will inject a Halloween theme into the fundraiser.


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Turn apples to juice

Are you wondering what to do with your bounty of fruit this year? If you don’t have the time or energy to turn all your apples, pears or quinces into pies or jams, why not consider turning them into delicious juice? This Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., come out to the Black Creek Community Centre for AppleFest. Pressing Matter and their mobile juicer will be on site where they will press, filter, pasteurize and box all of your apple, pear and quince fruit into juice on the spot. In a box, the juice will last for over a year on the shelf and once opened, it will keep for a few weeks in the refrigerator! Non-pasteurized juicing is available upon request, and will be done prior to the pasteurized juice. You can also donate your fruit to the Black Creek Community Association (BCCA), the non-profit memberdriven organization that is behind all the great things that happen at the Black Creek Community Centre. The BCCA will send out volunteers to pick fruit that you don’t intend to harvest (or you can bring it in yourself on Oct. 5) and we will process and juice the fruit which we can then sell as a fundraiser. Of course, all of this is made possible thanks to Pressing Matter, who have donated their time to make and box juice for non-profit organizations. Pre-registration is required for this event. Please call 250-3375190 to book your juicing time, or to request some help with fruit harvesting for your donation. The Black Creek Community Centre is located at 2001 Black Creek Rd. All proceeds from this event will go to the BCCA to maintain the facility and continue to build recreational, social and educational programs and special events. Visit www.bccaonline.ca and ‘like’ us on Facebook. — Black Creek Community Association

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Learn some ‘tea’ secrets from Indian experts A series of eight evening workshops for gardening enthusiasts of all ages starts this Thursday at Lake Trail School in Courtenay. Organized by compostmaker and educator Peggy

Carswell, the sessions will provide information about how to create and maintain healthy soil, as well as celebrating some of the innovative work being done by local food initiatives here in the Comox Valley.

The first session of the series is a Growers Tea Party. Learn how to brew up a batch of compost “tea” for your garden, and sample some of the flavourful green, black or oolong teas produced by the growers

and a few simple ingredients, it’s an fast way to produce a biologically rich feed. For more information, and to pre-register, call 250-337-8348 or visit www. fertile-ground.org. — Peggy Carswell

Carswell works with in Assam, India. Compost tea is an easyto-make natural soil tonic prepared from good quality compost or vermicompost. With the help of an inexpensive aquarium pump

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*Wireless signal range will vary and can be affected by conditions in the home, including interference from other electronic devices and the materials used in construction. †Offer available until November 4, 2013, to residential customers who have not subscribed to Optik TV or Internet in the past 90 days. Minimum system requirements apply. Final eligibility for the services will be determined by a TELUS representative. TELUS reserves the right to modify channel lineups and packaging and regular pricing without notice. Cannot be combined with other offers. Offer not available with TELUS Internet 6. HDTV-input-equipped television required to watch HD. 42” LG SMART HDTV offer available while quantities last and cannot be combined with promotional prices. TELUS reserves the right to substitute an equivalent or better product without notice. Manufacturer’s suggested retail price of a 42” LG SMART HDTV is $899. Cancellation fee for early termination of a service agreement will be $24/mo. for the 42” LG SMART HDTV and $10/mo. for the HD PVR and digital boxes multiplied by the number of months remaining in the term. Current rental rates apply at the end of the term. Rental equipment must be returned in good condition upon cancellation of service, otherwise the replacement cost will be charged to the account. TELUS, the TELUS logo, Optik, Optik TV and the future is friendly are trademarks of TELUS Corporation, used under licence. © LG Electronics Canada, Inc. All rights reserved. “LG Life’s Good” is a registered trademark of LG Corp. © 2013 TELUS.


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