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TERRACE - Care for newborns at Mills Memorial Hospital has increased through the purchase of a Panda bed warmer, assisted by a $11,582 from Shoppers Drug Mart. The money was raised through the Annual Tree of Life, proceeds of which have to go to women’s health. From the left, Co Colley, Ron Bartlett and Dianne Rooker from the REM Lee Hospital Foundation, Barb Rea and JoAnn Flemming from Shoppers Drug Mart, Eileen Kennedy from the Lee foundation and Shirley Nichol, Director of Care at Mills Memorial Hospital.

Ferry schedule harmful to North Coast By Martina Perry

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PRINCE RUPERT - Despite BC Ferries’ attempt to lessen the repercussions of sailing cuts to the Inside Passage and Prince Rupert/Skidegate routes, opponents say impacts to the North Coast’s tourism sector will still be substantial. The new schedules for the Inside Passage, or Route 10, and the Prince Rupert/Skidegate run, Route 11, were posted on BC Ferries’ website last week following a number of meetings. The Inside Passage will see one less sailing per week during the off-season, which is October to May. The voyage leaving Prince Rupert on Tuesday and returning from Port Hardy on

Wednesday has been eliminated, with the Friday, Saturday and Sunday sailings still in place. While the number of summer sailings hasn’t changed, the length of the trip and its summer schedule has. Instead of starting in May and ending in September, the summer schedule will now be from June 11 to Sept. 8, with north and southbound trips always stopping in either Bella Bella of Klemtu to pick up passengers. Before there were a number of direct sailings. Route 11 between Prince Rupert and Skidegate will see one less round trip per week in the fall-to-spring schedule. Prior to cuts there would be three round trips each week, with the Monday sailing being cut. After

coming from Prince Rupert on Sunday, the ship will remain in Skidegate until Tuesday before it heads back. The Thursday sailing was not affected by changes. During its peak season from June 28 to Sept. 7, Route 11 will have five sailings instead of six, with the Wednesday trip being eliminated. Marshall said this will allow commercial traffic a night in Skidegate and will mean people living on Haida Gwaii who need to travel to Prince Rupert for appointments will stay for two nights instead of three. “The province determined the number of round trips that were cancelled. We worked with the Ferry Advisory Committee and other community lead-

ers and looked at some options,” said Debra Marshall, BC Ferries spokesperson. Scott Farwell, chair of Tourism Prince Rupert, said the provincial government doesn’t understand the damage these reductions will have throughout the province. “The realization I’ve come to is the government and BC Ferries has decided to operate the ferry as simply a transportation vehicle and haven’t looked at it as the economic generator that it is through the entire north and province of B.C. ... I don’t think urban British Columbians understand the impacts of this on small towns in northern B.C.,” he said, adding he remains disappointed the cuts were made so quickly.

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TERRACE - Terrace Classics Hockey Club member Colin Parr, left, stands with Mavis and Ron Ramsey from Helping Hands along with fellow club members Dave Scott and Darryl Bjorgaard. The Ramseys received $1,325 to help subsidize medication costs for senior citizens.

NEW HAZELTON New Hazelton RCMP responded to 52 calls during the period of March 13-19. On March 17 RCMP received a complaint of a fraud. A female caller claimed that she was acting on behalf of one of the caller’s relatives, who needed bail money. The victim wired over $2000 through the Post Office to another location. This is called an ‘Emergency’ or ‘Grandparent’ scam and can be researched on the Canadian Anti-fraud Centre website. Police are currently investigating. Also on March 17, at 8:30 am, RCMP were called to John Field Elementary school due to a break in that occurred overnight. Some items were

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KTIMAT - BC Hydro has been seeking community advice on how to proceed on a replacement project for the power line that runs between Terrace and

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Rupert schools rank low By Martina Perry THE NORTHERN CONNECTOR

PRINCE RUPERT - The Fraser Institute released its 2014 Report Card on B.C.’s Elementary Schools earlier this month, with Prince Rupert schools staying near the bottom of the list. The report included 982 public and independent elementary schools, with results being determined on 10 academic indicators using data from Grade 4 and 7 Foundation Skills Assessment tests administered by the Ministry of Education in the 2012/2013 school year. With this data, schools are given a score out of 10 and are ranked by it. Results from Grade 7 students at Prince Rupert Middle School were attributed to the elementary school they attended. Annunciation was once again the highest ranked elementary school in Prince Rupert, but its scores decreased this year. The school was ranked 220 out of 982 compared to a five year ranking average of 70/717, and was

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Sgt. Jim Fenske is the new commander of the Lisims/Nass Valley RCMP detachment.

New RCMP commander on the job NEW AIYANSH - The new commander of the Lisims/Nass Valley RCMP detachment loves working in small towns in the great outdoors. Sgt. Jim Fenske took over March 6 after being in charge of the detachment in Hudson’s Hope B.C. for eight months. Before that, he was posted in Mackenzie as commander there for four years. His previous posts include Carmacks, Yukon, Campbell River, Stewart and he started his career in Fort St. James. Small towns suit his lifestyle better than larger centres. “My hobbies are outdoorsy, fishing and hunting, hanging out with the kids, camping,” said Fenske. “When you grow up on the farm in the Prairies, you have a total appreciation for the mountains, rivers, lakes and just how beautiful it is,” he said, adding the weather here is better than when he was growing up “on the flat bald prairie where it’s -40 degrees for three weeks” in the winter. Fenske plans to continue with former officer in charge Sgt. Donovan Tait’s approach of the RCMP as a service provider to meet the needs of the Nisga’a communities in the Nass Valley. “It’s something we’ve got to build on. He’s clearly set the groundwork. It’s just a matter of adding our own twist to it,” said Fenske. “First Nations policing officers, we

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Cullen named NDP finance critic By Shaun Thomas THE NORTHERN CONNECTOR

OTTAWA - When the House of Commons resumes sitting this week, Skeena – Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen will be focusing his attention on the nation’s finances. NDP leader Thomas Mulcair announced a shadow cabinet shuffle on March 20 that will see Cullen move from the position of House Leader to the opposition finance critic, a role Cullen said he is excited to take on. “I’m thrilled that someone from a northern and rural riding is going to be a big part of the financial con-

versation at the national level ... I’m looking forward to the challenge. I think this discussion is going to be a huge part of the NDP forming government in a year-and-a-half,” he said, noting the new position is a lot more high profile than his current one. “The House Leader is much more in the background with strategy. This position is much more of a public face.” Cullen takes over the position from Toronto MP Peggy Nash and will be criticizing the work of newly-appointed Finance Minisert Joe Oliver, who took over the role after Jim Flaherty resigned following

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eight years in the position. Cullen said he is looking forward to holding Oliver to account and bringing his background into the debate. “He comes from Bay Street as a former executive at Merrill Lynch ... I get my roots from Main Street and the small business sector, which I think is really the backbone of the economy,” he said, adding he will continue to work for the people of the riding. “[Finance] is a big conversation ... at the end of the day, one of my top priorities is making sure the Northwest gets noticed. My goal is to make sure the voice of this region is heard.”

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PubLiC CommENt PEriod ANd iNformAtioN SESSioNS Pacific NorthWest LNG Ltd. proposes to construct and operate a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility and marine terminal near Prince Rupert, within the District of Port Edward. The Pacific NorthWest LNG facility would be located on Lelu Island. The proposed project would convert natural gas to LNG for export to Pacific Rim markets in Asia. The Pacific NorthWest LNG Project is subject to review under both the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012) and B.C.’s Environmental Assessment Act and is undergoing a coordinated environmental assessment process. Public Comment Period The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) and B.C.’s Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) are inviting the public to comment on the ongoing environmental assessment of the Pacific NorthWest LNG Project. The Proponent has recently submitted its Application / Environmental Impact Statement (Application / EIS) which describes the project and the potential environmental, heritage, health, social, and economic effects of all phases of the project. The Application / EIS, as well as a summary of the document and additional information regarding the environmental assessment process are available online at www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca and at www.eao.gov.bc.ca. The 30-day public comment period is from April 2, 2014 to May 1, 2014. The Agency and the EAO accept public comments submitted by any of the following means: Mail: Ken Howes, Project Assessment Manager Environmental Assessment Office PO Box 9426 Stn Prov Govt Victoria, British Columbia V8W 9V1

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Douglas Channel Watch embarks on their own campaign By Cameron Orr THE NORTHERN CONNECTOR

KITIMAT - Douglas Channel Watch (DCW) has launched their campaign to get voters out for Kitimat’s April 12 plebiscite on the Northern Gateway Pipelines proposal. “We fought hard for a simple, clear question but didn’t realize how important the plebiscite was until we started getting interview requests from the BBC, and heard

of other international news organizations that were also coming to cover it,” said DCW member Murray Minchin in a news release. DCW conducted door-to-door surveys, the organization says, to find out what people thought ahead of the community vote. There were five key reasons that they found for people to vote no in the plebiscite, whether they were a ‘fence sitter’ on the issue or supporters of the Northern Gateway project.

Those reasons were, it “will allow temporary foreign workers to build the pipelines,” it describes “Northern Gateway as a raw diluted bitumen export pipeline,” it “does not mandate upgrading or any other job creating, value added projects,” it will “allow 1,100ft long oil supertankers on BC’s pristine north coast,” and that “the JRP considered the Exxon Valdez and Kalamazoo spills as localized events with temporary effects, which would be ‘justified in the

circumstances’ if they happened in BC’s waters.” Minchin said that this plebiscite is a “golden opportunity,” for Kitimatians to send a strong message to Ottawa that the Northern Gateway should not be a priority. DCW has launched their campaign as a grassroots action against Enbridge’s own advertising efforts. Enbridge has been running a number of ads in community newspapers and radio as Kitimat leads into its early April plebiscite.

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“Northern Gateway is taking extraordinary measures to ensure marine safety—reducing tanker speeds on British Columbia’s north coast is just one.” - Chris Anderson, Master Mariner, Lead Marine Advisor, Northern Gateway Project

Northern Gateway has proposed tanker-related safety measures designed to maintain safe vessel transportation. These measures, together with lower tanker transit speeds in the coastal channels, not only reduce the risk of marine incidents, they also minimize potential adverse effects on the marine mammal environment. ACTING ON EXPERT ADVICE Northern Gateway has consulted with many of the top experts in Canada and the world, including Chris Anderson who, as a Master Mariner and seafarer, has over 50 years of experience including the development of port and terminal facilities in British Columbia’s coastal waters and internationally. Acting on the advice of a team of experts, Northern Gateway committed to a vessel transit speed range from 8 to 12 knots. Anderson says, “Reducing vessel transit speeds through a confined channel to within this range allows improved response from our escort tugs, substantially reducing the risk of a navigational incident, while maintaining safe vessel operation.”

initiatives that was put forward by Northern Gateway. As Anderson puts it, “Project-related vessels are capable of speeds of 15 to 16 knots. Many other oceangoing vessels can travel at even higher speeds. Northern Gateway is committed to reducing vessel speeds by as much as half that as an added measure of prevention.” GOING EVEN FURTHER TO ENSURE MARINE SAFETY In addition to reducing tanker speeds, Northern Gateway has committed to the use of two escort tugs for every loaded tanker associated with the Project, with one tug being tethered at all times. According to Anderson, “In the event of a mechanical issue, the tethered escort tugs can take over steering and braking which greatly reduces the risk of an incident occurring. This commitment will also help protect British Columbia’s north coast.”

BEYOND WHAT’S REQUIRED The commitment to reducing transit speeds is not a regulatory requirement, but one of many voluntary marine safety

ENDORSED AT THE HIGHEST LEVELS The Joint Review Panel’s endorsement of the Northern Gateway Project came after a rigorous, scientific review of the evidence, including Gateway’s precautionary approach to vessel speeds and escort tug standards. Northern Gateway is working hard to meet all of the final conditions set out by the Panel, the same way they are working to meet the five conditions set out by the Province of British Columbia. Northern Gateway is committed to doing everything possible in order to build a safer, better project.

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Business leaders from around the world will be in Prince Rupert.

Global delegates coming By Martina Perry

THE NORTHERN CONNECTOR

PRINCE RUPERT - The National Aboriginal Business Opportunities Conference (NABOC) has grown every year since its inaugural year in Prince Rupert and 2014 is no different. The NABOC draws delegates from international private sector organizations aiming to develop business relationships with First Nations communities and businesses. To meet the demand of its growing popularity, the 2014 conference will be held at the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre from April 29 to May 1. “The conference gets more powerful every year and brings more people together. It’s positive to see the response to the region,” said organizer Geoff Greenwell of the 2G Group. The conference is being hosted by Metlakatla First Nation Chief Harold Leighton and Lax Kw’alaams First Nation Mayor Garry Reece, and will include more than 400 Aboriginal and private sector business leaders for two days of dialogue. So far 150 different organizations are registered, some coming from China, the U.S., Europe, Russia and elsewhere in the world. Throughout the days of April 29 and 30 there will be a number of ses-

sions on topics like marketing and advertising, as well as employment, training and procurement initiatives, as well as updates on port of Prince Rupert operations and project updates on the proposed liquefied natural gas terminals and pipelines. In addition, there will be more than 60 companies included in the North Coast Job Fair taking place both days from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the auditorium. “There will be companies looking for employees. People looking for work or a change of work can find out what some of these companies have to offer,” Greenwell said. In the evenings there will be hospitality events, during the first night at The Crest Hotel and the following evening at the civic centre. On the final day, participants will have the chance to play a charity golf game, take a tour of the harbour and Ridley Terminals, and potentially go on a helicopter tour if everything works out. The conference will conclude with a banquet dinner at the North Coast Convention Centre that night. This is the fourth consecutive year the conference will be held in Prince Rupert, with Greenwell estimating the event generates more than $500,000 for the Prince Rupert economy.

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Pleasure craft licences are valid for 10 years. Operating a pleasure craft without one may result in a $250 fine. Proof of competency Everyone who operates a power-driven boat also needs proof of competency — something that shows they understand the basic rules and how to safely operate a boat. The most common proof of competency is the Pleasure Craft Operator Card. You can get the card by taking a boating safety course in-person or online, and passing the test at the end of the course. For more information on how to get your card or to get an Application for a Pleasure Craft Licence, visit www.tc.gc.ca/boatingsafety or call the Boating Safety InfoLine at 1-800-267-6687.

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Mill workers like Bill and OJ in Smithers depend on the Port of Prince Rupert. Our gateway connects their lumber to overseas markets, which means jobs and prosperity for people in northern BC. Our terminals may be located in Prince Rupert, but we’re building connections clear across Canada—and the globe. Learn about the value of trade at www.rupertport.com/connections.


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“ENBRIDGE HAS DEVASTATED OUR COMMUNITY.” — DEB MILLER, COMMUNITY RESIDENT

Protect the Kitimat way of life, say no to the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline Dear Kitimat citizens, I am a citizen of Ceresco Michigan, located on the Kalamazoo River, and I need to let you know the truth about how an Enbridge pipeline devastated our communities. Here is the truth: • 3 ½ years later, the clean up is not complete — and Enbridge has been dragged kicking and screaming to keep their commitments • We still have toxic bitumen sunken in the river • Houses sit empty and property values are down • We are still living the nightmare while Enbridge buys ads trying to convince people that everything is okay Enbridge devastated our community. Please don’t let them do the same to you. — Deb Miller

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Larry (Zeke) Jones

OUR LARGE WHITE CAT IS MISSING from Terrace south side. Goes by name “Sweetums”. Please call (250)635-7453 with any information. He is possibly locked in a shed or garage. Anonymous calls with any accurate information, positive or negative will be readily received.

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It is with great sadness and shock that we announce the sudden passing of Larry (Zeke) Jones, on March 18th 2014, just after celebrating his 66th birthday on March 6th. Larry left behind a tremendous amount of family, friends and people that he touched through his work that he loved. He leaves behind his wife and partner Tracey Davidson, step-daughter Grace, son Eric (California), his Dad Joe Such (Indiana), his father Gene Jones (Tennessee), brothers in Indiana; Dennis Jones, Steve (Kathy), and Aaron Such. Larry was predeceased by his mom Lottie Such and his sister Cindy Jones. After 66 years of living a wild and crazy life, and some of you know those wonderful stories; he ended up in Terrace BC. Larry had a wonderful extended family at 16-37 Community Futures. He is going to miss Ken (Lorna and Austin), Wade, Debbie, Sally and Sean very much; along with many of the other people that he worked with throughout the years there. To his “Faller” buddies…cheers! Larry would not want us to mourn him in the traditional sense, so to honor his wishes we will have a party later in the spring at the home he loved; BBQ ribs, playing the Blues (his favorite), with a single malt in hand. We will post a date later this spring. In lieu of flowers we ask that a donation be made to NARA (Northern Animal Rescue Alliance) in memory of Larry and his dogs that he loved.

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• ARCHITECTURAL SHEET METAL WORKERS • FLAT ROOFERS

Prince Rupert Subway Full-time or part-time permanent food counter attendants needed for day and night shift work. Starting wage $10.75/hr. No experience required. No minimum education required. Should be able to speak and write English. Duties: greeting customers, taking orders, food prep, making sandwiches, sweeping & mopping, etc. Submit resume to: Sahdra Ent. Ltd. D.B.A. Subway Mr. Naripjit Sahdra 601 2nd Avenue West, P.R. Phone - 250-627-1561 Fax - 250-627-8881 Email - naripjit@yahoo.com

GET FREE Vending machines. Can earn $100,000+ per year. All cash, retire in just 3 years. Protected territories. Full details call now 1-866-6686629 Website www.tcvend.com LUCRATIVE TURNKEY BUSINESS $43,900 Produce landscape & contractor supplies Requires area less than 1500sf www.universalblock.com 1-613-273-2836

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ASSISTANT FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

required at a multi-trade, well established construction business based in Kitimat, BC. You will assist the Financial Controller in accomplishing all day to day accounting requirements by designing & maintaining account processes while ensuring compliance with (GAAP) Generally Accepted Accounting Practices. Please refer to LocalWork.ca for a more complete list of duties. The qualified candidate must have: •Accounting Designation •Exceptional skills with use of accounting software; • Proficiency in MS Office; • 2 - 4 yrs exp. in an Accountant/Assistant Controller/ Controller level position; •Experience in full cycle accounting; •Previous exp. leading a team would be an asset; •Knowledge of the construction/service industry would be an asset. Resumes can be sent to: 101 Industries Ltd., 245-3rd Street, Kitimat, BC V8C 2N8 Fax: (1) 250-632-2101 Email: 101first@ 101industries.com No phone calls please. BC Assessment is looking for Property Information Collectors in Prince George, Terrace, Dawson Creek and Terr a c e . www.bcassessment.ca/careers

Drivers/Courier/ Trucking NOW HIRING Class 1 Drivers to transport dangerous goods for oilfield service company in northern Alberta. Competitive wages, benefits and lodging. Experience hauling fluids preferred. Email: dispatch@brekkaas.com

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Vancouver Island and Lower Mainland opportunities. Top Wages & Benefits. Relocation costs paid to qualified applicants. E-mail: hiring@ parkerjohnston.com or Call: (1)250-382-9181 Experienced Automotive Technician required for busy well equipped shop in Kitimat. $35/hr, medical/dental benefits. Great client base. Apply by email: dollarautomotive@live.ca or phone: 250-632-2262

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HAIR STYLIST required at well established Kitimat Salon. Forward resumes to Box 33, Kitimat Northern Sentinel, 626 Enterprise Ave. Kitimat, B.C. V8C 2E4

Mount Layton Hotsprings Is currently taking applications for; Bartender/Server, Front Desk Clerk/Night Auditor, Housekeeping and Cooks. Please email Resume to mtlayton.spring@gmail.com or apply in person at Mount Layton Hotsprings.

KITIMAT

DRIVERS WANTED

Now Hiring Lawncare/Landscaping Personnel. Physically fit/ Self motivated. Class 5 license. Experience is preferred. Call 250-615-8638

PART TIME OPPORTUNITYANDERSON MERCHANDISERS-CANADA INC.” requires a Merchandiser to service and maintain various productlines in Prince Rupert retail outlets. Reliable transportation, computer withinternet and printer, access to digital camera and able to lift up to 50lbs.is required. Approximately 3-5 hours per week. Salary is negotiablebased on experience. Email resume to: hrcanada@amerch.com or fax to 905-763-6785

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Full and Part time for Coastal Taxi Send resume & driver’s abstract to PO Box 56 Kitimat, BC V8C 2G6 No phone calls

Pacific Cornerstone Baptist Church Sunday Service at 11:00 am “Know What You Believe and Why You Believe It.” Phone 250-632-4924 • www.pacificcornerstone.com

SALESPERSON required for a salary plus bonus position

The successful applicant should be a strong self-starter. Must be able to communicate efficiently with the public and have a positive attitude and a desire to earn above average income. Preference will be given to a person with customer service experience. Apply in person with resume to: Bob Costain c/o Terrace Toyota 4912 Highway 16 West Terrace, B.C. V8G 1L8

Kitimat Pentecostal Fellowship Pastor Mickeal Hoffman 1340 Kingfisher Avenue Church Ph. 250-632-5623 www.kitimatpentecostalfellowship.com

Sunday Morning Worship Service 10:30 am Wednesdays Prophetic Studies 7:30 pm ALL ARE WELCOME

BAPTIST CHURCH Presbyterian Church FIRST 840 Columbia Ave. – Ph. 250-632-6014 Lahakas and Nalabila Ph. 250-632-2044 or 250-639-6464

Email: kitimatfbc@telus.net Rev. Tim Coleman

Sunday, March 30 Fourth Sunday in Lent

Sunday, March 30 - 9:30am “Bible Connections”

10:30 am Worship Service & Sunday School Worship Leader: Albert van der Haven “Come and join us this week.”

for all ages - with light breakfast

Worship 11:00 am

LAY MAN SUNDAY - Rob Goffinet “Be Doers not Hearers” • James 1:19-25

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Help Wanted AERO Trading Co Ltd- Port Edward BC Currently accepting applications for the upcoming Season - On-call/Seasonal work- Applicants must be capable of working in physically demanding, fast-paced environment. Experience would be an asset Please apply in Person 1080 Skeena Drive, Port Edward BC

A Fishing lodge in Terrace is looking for a part-time cook! If you are interested please send email to: manonnetje123 @hotmail.com

1220 Kingfisher Ave. • Ph. 250-632-7812

Fourth Sunday in Lent March 30 at 10:30 am Eucharist with Fr. Luke Anker “Let us go to the house of the Lord.” Psalm 122

Christ the King PARISH 1760 Nalabila Boulevard Ph 250-632-2215 Father Kenneth Uwaoma www.catholickitimat.ca Saturday, March 29 7:30 pm Celebration of the Eucharist

Sunday, March 30 10:00 am Celebration of the Eucharist

Fourth Sunday of Lent “I am the light of the world, says the Lord; whoever follows me will have the light of life.” John 8:12

Dramatized Stations of the Cross by the Youth of the Parish Friday, April 4 at 7:00 pm

PT Merchandiser wanted for retail visits. Approx 5 hrs. month. Hourly rate Neg. Send resumes to: resumes@ devrew.com

greenislandgarden@gmail.com

250-600-9120

Automotive

Automotive

TERRACE CHRYSLER has an immediate opening for the position of

SERVICE

MANAGER

HEAVY DUT Y TRUCK SALES CONSULTANT

Inland Kenworth Prince George has an immediate opening for a Heavy Duty Truck Sales Consultant. We are looking for an energetic, self starting, team player with strong people skills and a positive work ethic. This position reports to the Branch Manager and has overall responsibility for the sales and market share growth of all new & used class B model trucks within a specific territory. The ideal candidate will be outgoing and able to relate with a diverse customer base both from large companies as well as individual operators. This is an opportunity to be part of an energetic, and highly successful selling team with a very positive future. Requirements: • Minimum class 5 drivers license in good standing - driving to customers in established territory is required • Above average communication skills • Computer literacy • Extremely well organized • Knowledge of the trucking industry • Truck sales history an asset Additional Comments: We offer competitive wages and an attractive benefits package. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Please send resume to Attention Rick Bruneski @ rbruneski@inland-group.com or drop off/ mail to 1995 Quinn Street V2N 2X2.

PR: Green Island Lawn and Garden is seeking a full-time landscape labourer for seasonal employment. Must be capable of physical labour and possess a valid driver’s license. Ideal candidate would enjoy working outside, be selfmotivated. Experience with lawn care and equipment preferred. Email cover letter & resume to

The Harvest

Terrace Chrysler is looking for a Service Manager that understands there is nothing more important than the customer! Apply if you are 100% committed to customer satisfaction. If you are organized, able to prioritize, and multitask and work exceptionally well with others and want to be part of a great team then please drop off a resume with handwritten cover letter and drivers license abstract to: Robert Onstein 4916 Hwy 16 West Terrace, BC

email: robonstein@terraceautomall.com

FIRST UNITED CHURCH

1180 Kingfisher Ave. • Ph. 250-632-7149 Email: kituc@telus.net • Rev. Dr. Dona Lethbridge www.kitimatunitedchurch.ca/index.html

Sunday, March 30 11 am Worship Service REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH CONGREGATION OF LUTHERAN CHURCH CANADA

Pastor Clint Magnus • ph. 250-632-6962 KITIMAT 1474 Nalabila Blvd.

TERRACE 5010 Agar Ave.

11:00 am Sunday Worship 9:45 am Sunday School

250.631.7825 2:00 pm Sunday Worship

Kitimat Worship Directory

THE HARVEST MINISTRIES CANADA

Held at the EAGLE CENTRE THEATER 193 Nechako Centre, Kitimat Ph. 250-632-5501 email: the-harvest@live.ca View live webstreaming of Saturday Services at: www.theharvest.ca/live

Saturday Night Service

Saturday, March 29 at 7 pm

EVERYONE WELCOME!!!

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A leading Manitowoc and Grove distributor for British Columbia, has an immediate opening in the Kitimat/Terrace, BC area for a qualified

FIELD CRANE SERVICE TECHNICIAN

Qualifications: • Minimum of three years technical crane repair experience with Mobile Hydraulic & Crawler Cranes required. Experience repairing Manitowoc, Grove and National Cranes a plus. • Must be able to read electrical and hydraulic schematics and successfully trouble shoot these systems. • Must be willing and able to work the required hours and do some travelling required to maintain and repair equipment in the field. • Able to perform routine crane inspections. • Ability to communicate well with customers and co-workers. • Ability to work with minimum supervision, pay close attention to detail, possess a strong work ethic, and practice safe work habits. • Strong computer skills are necessary to perform trouble shooting and the required paperwork. • Possess a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record. Please send your Resume to Jackie Deutsch at jdeutsch@wpcrane.com Phone: 253-254-7950 To be considered for this position, your resume should include your qualifications and technical experience as well as your work history.

We are currently seeking an Accounting Clerk to work in our Terrace office. The applicant should be a self-starter who can work independently under deadlines and have excellent written and oral communication skills. Responsibilities include receptionist, typing and drafting correspondence, collecting and entering daily timesheets, balancing hours, reconciling accounts, collecting and analyzing information, liaising with other departments as required to complete their job and assist the Project Accountant. Qualifications/Experience: Be proficient with MS Office, Excel, and Word, have experience with computerized accounting systems, reconciling accounts, timecard entry and balancing, 5 years bookkeeping experience. Experience with Sage Timberline 300 and payroll systems would be an asset. Hours of Work: 35 hours a week Rate of pay: Dependent on experience Deadline for application: March 31, 2014 Please submit your resume by e-mail to jobs@coastindustrialconstruction.com or by fax to: 250-624-4507. We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those under consideration will be contacted. There may be job specific written questions.

FLOORING | CABINETS | WINDOW COVERINGS | INSTALLATION

has an immediate opening for FULL-TIME

WAREHOUSE PERSON As a warehouse worker you would be responsible for the safe handling and movement of freight in a fast paced environment. The successful candidate will be customer service oriented, have the ability to lift 50 lbs, be a team player and available to work Saturdays. A DMV abstract is required. We offer an enjoyable working environment, excellent benefit package and salary in accordance with experience. We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please send your resumé to: YOUR DECOR 4602 Keith Ave. Terrace BC V8G 4K1 Attention: Dave Merritt Email: dave@yourdecor.com

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CAREER OPPORTUNITY 911 Operator/Fire Dispatcher The Prince Rupert City Fire Rescue Department is now accepting Resumes for a Casual 911 Operator/Fire Dispatcher at the Prince Rupert Fire Hall. If you are a highly motivated, multi tasking, enthusiastic self starter with dispatching experience, we invite you to visit our website for a complete copy of the job description at: www.princerupert.ca “Career Opportunities” Or you can pick up a complete copy at: Prince Rupert Fire Hall 200 – 1st Avenue West Prince Rupert, BC Applications must be submitted to the Fire Hall, attention Dave McKenzie, by 4:00 pm on Monday, April 7th, 2014. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nisga’a Child and Family Services Integrated Social Worker - Prince Rupert Full-time Permanent

Nisga’a Child and Family Services seeks a hard working and motivated individual to fill the full time position of Integrated Social Worker located in Prince Rupert. Primary responsibilities include recruiting, developing and maintaining a range of resources in which to place children in care on an emergency and planned basis, and provide guardianship for children in continuing care, advocating for the child’s needs to ensure safety and well being in all aspects of the child’s life. Qualifications: A Master’s degree in a related human service field or a Bachelor of Social Work Degree (BSW) plus one year of related experience is preferred. A recognized diploma in the human services field plus 3 years experience in child and family services may be considered. A valid BC Drivers License is required. Salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications. For full job posting details, please visit our website at: www.nisgaanation.ca Resume and cover letter may be forwarded by 5 pm on April 3, 2014 to: Nisga’a Lisims Government Attention: Human Resources PO Box 231 Gitlaxt’aamiks BC, V0J 1A0 Ph. 250-633-3000 Fax. 250-633-2367 Email: hrdept@nisgaa.net

Andre’s Electronic Experts is looking for dynamic and skilled employees for their new Prince Rupert location The qualified applicant will possess excellent customer service, the ability to generate sales and be willing to contribute to a team atmosphere. Potential earning from $36,000 to $60,000 also includes medical and dental benefits. Please email resumes to Resume@andres1.com.

ACCOUNTING CLERK

We are currently seeking an Accounting Clerk to work in our Terrace office. The applicant should be a self-starter who can work independently under deadlines and have excellent written and oral communication skills. Responsibilities include receptionist, typing and drafting correspondence, collecting and entering daily timesheets, balancing hours, reconciling accounts, collecting and analyzing information, liaising with other departments as required to complete their job and assist the Project Accountant. Qualifications/Experience: Be proficient with MS Office, Excel, and Word, have experience with computerized accounting systems, reconciling accounts, timecard entry and balancing, 5 years bookkeeping experience. Experience with Sage Timberline 300 and payroll systems would be an asset. Hours of Work: 35 hours a week Rate of pay: Dependent on experience Deadline for application: March 31, 2014 Please submit your resume by e-mail to jobs@coastindustrialconstruction.com or by fax to: 250-624-4507. We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those under consideration will be contacted. There may be job specific written questions.

Wanted: Fishing Guide for a small lodge on Haida Gwaii. Suitable applicant should possess people skills and be a team player. Experience with salt water fishing techniques for Salmon and bottom fish would be an asset. Will be operating 24’ Thunder jet boats, experience with jet boats would be a plus. Must have or be able to obtain their SVOP, MED A3, ROC-M courses. Season will run June 1 to end of August. Resumes can be sent to valerie@qcsafaris.com or briancline58@gmail.com. Wanted: Full-time Summer Dockhand Prince Rupert Rowing and Yacht Club position from May - Sept. Job duties: Organizing & mooring transient vessels. Minor and major dock maintenance. Custodial duties and other duties as required. Independent and confident workers. Extra qualifications that are helpful: P.C.O, Radio operators, First Aid, Bronze Cross. Please email resume to info@prryc.com or drop off in mailbox at 121 George Hills Way.

Hotel, Restaurant, Food Services A&W is currently seeking Store Managers for Vanderhoof, Burns Lake, Smithers & Terrace. We offer an excellent compensation and incentive package. For more info, or to apply, send resume to will@christys.ca

Income Opportunity SAWMILLS FROM only $4,897. Make money and save money with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. Free info & DVD: 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT. www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT

UP TO $400 cash daily FT & PT outdoors, spring/summer work. Seeking honest, hard working staff. propertystarsjobs.com

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Haisla Nation Council Haisla Nation Council has an immediate opening for the position of:

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS DUTIES: • To assist the COO in providing leadership to all of the HNC departments; • In collaboration with the COO, comply with the following: ~ All HNC bylaws, policies, and procedures; ~ Relevant funding agencies; ~ Day to day management operations of HNC; ~ Supervision of HNC staff in the delivery of programs and administrative services; ~ Development of the annual operating budgets and work plans for HNC operations with Program Managers; ~ Conduct annual performance reviews of all Program Managers; ~ Follow and administer the HNC Personnel and Policy Manual; ~ Communicate key information to other departments in regards to operations, human resources, competitive environment, cost management, and other areas; • Other duties as directed by the Chief Operating Officer. QUALIFICATIONS: • Relevant Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years experience; • Business Management, with financial experience; • Excellent writing, research, and computer skills • Excellent people management and facilitation skills; • Knowledge of AANDC, Human Rights legislation, and Labour Canada regulations; • Must be willing and able to pass a Criminal Record Check; • Must possess a valid BC Drivers License. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume which must include names of three (3) references and the express permission for Haisla Nation Council (HNC) to contact these references, to: Stephanie McClure, Human Resources Manager, Haisla Nation Council Haisla PO Box 1101 Kitamaat Village, BC V0T 2B0 Fax (250) 632-2840 Phone (250) 639-9361, ext. 204 Email: humanresources@haisla.ca No later than 4 pm on Thursday, April 17, 2014. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those short-listed will be contacted.

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

OWNER/OPERATOR - 325 Butt-n-top Log Loader (BC Certified Safe with own WCB#) Looking for work during Spring/Summer 2014. Sid can be reached at 250-8474628.

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CEDAR Shingles for sale. 18”or 24” Masset, Haida Gwaii. Call Toll free @ 866303-5286

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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.

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Conure Parrots Green cheeked, playful, intelligent. Can be trained to mimic household noises and to speak. $150/ea. Will sell separately or as a pair. Kitimat 250-632-5928

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FIREARMS. ALL types wanted, estates, collections, single items, military. We handle all paperwork and transportation. Licensed Dealer. 1-866-9600045. www.dollars4guns.com

Musical Instruments Epiphone- firebird mint cond. (With case)- $500. Jay Turser- Double-neck guitar mint. (with case)-$500. Flying V Electric guitar (nice copy) mint. -$300. Epiphone- Les Paul Standard (1998) upgraded mint. -$500 250-615-9181

Real Estate

WANTED:Construction Equipment, Excavators, Backhoes, Dozers, Motor graders, wheel loaders, Forestry Equipment. Any condition. We all so do scrap metal clean up and Estate clean up. References available. 250-260-0217.

Misc. for Sale HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/ newspaper? Maytag washer and dryer for sale. Good cond. moving $300 OBO 250-615-8437 STEEL BUILDING Sale... Big year-end clear out continued! 20x20 $3,915. 25x28 $4,848. 30x32 $6,339. 32x34 $7,371. 40x50 $12,649. 47x68 $16,691. One End wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-6685422. www.pioneersteel.ca STEEL BUILDINGS/Metal Buildings 60% off! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-4572206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca

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Duplex/4 Plex PR: Half duplex for sale. 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Call Kim 778-884-6912

Mobile Homes & Parks Mobile home for sale #41 Sunny Hill Trailer court. Asking $40,000 call 250-635-7782 RETIRE IN Beautiful Southern BC, Brand New Park. Affordable Housing. COPPER RIDGE. Manufactured Home Park, New Home Sales. Keremeos, BC. Spec home on site to view. Please call 250-4627055. www.copperridge.ca

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Top-Floor Executive Office Space 2,400

The office suite is located at the intersection of highway 37 in the substation area and is only 3 km from the Terrace-Kitimat airport and 1 km from downtown Terrace.

SQUARE FOOT, TOP-LEVEL It has a full kitchen. It has twoEXECUTIVE 2 piece bathrooms. There is an OFFICE SUITE attached suite which includes a 3-piece bathroom. WILL BE RENOVATED Email inquiries to: hhbventures@outlook.com TO SUIT.

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2 bdrm mobile in a country setting off Kalum Lake Dr. Prefer working couple. N/S, outdoor pets only. $1,150/mo. Call: 250-635-2124.

CLIFF SIDE APARTMENTS 1123-1137 Borden Street Adult-oriented. Quiet location with harbour view. Heat and hot water included. Minutes walking to downtown and hospital. References required. 1, 2, or 3 bedroom suites. Some furnished. Prince Rupert

Starting at $725 • Balconies • Security Entrances • Cameras for your safety • Now includes basic cable Visit our Website www.kitimatapartments.com Phone: 250.632.APTS (2787)

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Office/Retail Furnished ground level, inhome hair salon avail. for rent immed. in Bench Area. Separate entrance & driveway. For more details 250 635-4294

Furnished or Unfurnished 2 bdrms for rent in 3 bdrm. house in Thornhill. Shared kitchen/bath. Avail Apr 1. $800/mo. + damage deposit. Call: 250 635-7011 Homeowner willing to share house with working person. $725/month 250-635-5170

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1 bdrm basement suite for rent. NP/NS. Ref req. Heat/light and cable incl. Laundry facilities 2 days a week. Phone 250-635-6927 New, renovated 2 bdrm bsmt suite, avail Apr 1 ref’s req’d 250-635-2932, 250-615-1057

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Quotations will be received at the District of Kitimat Office located at 206 Enterprise Ave, Kitimat, BC, V8C 2C7, no later than 2:00 pm local time on Thursday, April 3. Request for Quotation documents will be available upon request. For inquiries please contact the Purchasing Department at 250-632-8925. The District of Kitimat reserves the right to reject all quotations received or to award the contract to other than the lowest bidder, after a full value analysis, if it perceives such to be in its best interest.

Exteriors renovated 3 bedroom apartments. Heat and hot water included. No smoking. No pets $850 per month. References required.

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Commercial/ Industrial 2 BRIGHT OFFICE SPACES 600 sq. ft. each. 4619 Lakelse. (250) 635-5920 or 631-7318 Heated shop for rent, avail immed. 10min. N. of Terrace. 24’ x 62’. Facilities incl. washroom and water. $1,000/mo. Call Earl: 250 635-8811

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Request for Proposals (RFP) For the sale and removal of a house and various outbuildings located at 3990  Kerby Street, Thornhill, BC. Interested parties may purchase the house and all outbuildings or could offer to purchase only one of the buildings. RFP is available for download on the Regional District’s website (www.rdks.bc.ca) or by phone request. Proposals must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. April 15, 2014. For Further information please refer to RFP or contact the Regional District at 250-615-6100 or 1-800-663-3208.

Invitation to review and provide comment on the Forest Stewardship Plan Extension and Amendment # 8 for Forest Licence A16884 Forest Stewardship Plan (FSP) Extension and a Draft Amendment #8 covering the overlap area with the South Nass SRMP have been prepared by Canada Resurgence Developments Ltd., covering lands within Forest License A16884 in the Nass Timber Supply Area (TSA). This FSP Extension and Amendment describe the general location of operations and the strategies and results that will be applied on these areas to ensure consistency with the objectives set by government for critical forest values. The objectives are described in the Forest and Range Practices Act and its associated regulations. The strategies and results described in the FSP Amendment will apply to the forest operations of Canada Resurgence Development Ltd. under Forest License A16884, and the term of the FSP Extension and Amendment will be 5 years. The FSP Extension and Amendment will be available for review and comment from March 23, 2014 to May 23, 2014 during regular operating hours at the following locations: Terrace Public Library Dease Lake Reading Centre 4610 Park Avenue, Terrace, BC Dease Lake, BC Terrace - Service BC Dease Lake – Service BC 101 - 3220 Eby Street, Terrace, BC Block D Highway 37, Dease Lake, BC Smithers Public Library Stewart Public Library 3817 Alfred Avenue, Smithers, BC 824 Main Street, Stewart, BC Smithers – Service BC Stewart – Service BC 1020 Murray Street, Smithers, BC 703 Brightwell Street, Stewart, BC Comments regarding the FSP should be in writing, and can be sent to the attention of: Denis Pelletier, RPF PO Box 491 Stn Main Terrace, BC V8G 4B5 Email: denis.fortec@gmail.com We ask that you provide these comments to us no later than June 4, 2014. All written input received during the review period will be forwarded to the Skeena Stikine Forest District Manager of the BC Ministry of Forests and Range.

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Coming Events is complimentary service by The Northern Connector for non-profit groups or organizations who do not charge admission for their events and meetings. Submissions are published on a space available basis. Our deadline is Monday 3 p.m. each week.

TERRACE MARCH 28 – Terrace Public Library presents an evening with author Arno Kopecky, who will be discussing his latest book The Oil Man and the Sea: Navigating the Northern Gateway – “the story of a sailing expedition into British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest and the heart of the Northern Gateway Pipeline controversy” at 7 p.m. at the library. Please join us for this free event. APRIL 10 – Relay for Life Final Team Rally is from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the school board office on Kenney St. Do you want to be part of relay but work on relay day, Saturday May 10? Then enter a virtual team: members register a team, fundraise and then wear their tshirts at work on relay day. A sign at the track will represent your team and a sign at your workplace will indicate your support. When finished work, come to the track and enjoy the rest of the day celebrating Carnival for a Cure. For more details, call Josette 6381347 or grahamhome@ telus.net or Kory 6152375 or k.tanner@telus. net. APRIL 12 – Garage and Bake Sale, hot dogs and coffee from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Happy Gang Centre. APRIL 12 – Spring Affair is the first annual spring Arts and craft and home fair, featuring local artists and crafters from around the northwest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second floor of Skeena Landing (4065 Motz Rd.). Free. For more details, call 641.6423 or amandahartman@telus.net. APRIL 20 – The Totem Saddle Club invites everyone to the third annual Equine Swap and Shop/Flea Marker from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the 4-H barn at the Thornhill Community Fair Grounds. Come down and sell your horse and flea market items or just come down to shop. Refreshments, snacks and baked goods plus a raffle, pony rides and a marshmallow roast for the kids. For more details and to pre-register, see the facebook group page Equine Swap and Shop, the club website

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APRIL 26 – Centennial Spring Classic, a 1km/5km community fun run to celebrate fitness and creativity here is the first annual event of its kind at Centennial Christian School. Register from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. 1km run for ages 10 and under starts at 10:15 a.m. and 5km walk/run starts at 10:30 a.m. Prizes for oldest runner, average time, best costume (individual and group), random draws. Money raised goes to updating technology at Centennial. Cookie medals for all 1km participants.

THE CHRIST the King Parish Bereavement Ministry Committee is sponsoring “Connecting Each Other with Hope,” a six week grief support group for adults who are grieving the death of a loved one. Sessions begin March 3, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Catholic Church Hall, and ends April 7. Sessions open to anybody regardless of religious affiliation. Call Lidia at 250-632-6292 or Susana at the parish office at 250-632-2215 to register.

ONGOING GREEN THUMB Garden Society notifies all gardeners that assigned plots at Evergreen and Apsley will be rototilled very soon. If you do not want your plot rototilled, you must call 635-6226 or 638-0011 or email gtgsexec2014@live.ca TERRACE HORSESHOE Club meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 1 p.m. at the horseshoe pits behind Heritage Park Museum. Everyone is welcome to come out and play. All new members welcome. For more info, call Freda or Bob 6357602. CRISIS PREVENTION, Intervention and Information Centre for Northern BC has a 24hour crisis line 1-888562-1214. Free. Confidential. No call display.

KITIMAT APRIL 1 – The Kitimat Food Bank Society will be holding its Annual General Meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the Presbyterian Church Lounge on the corner of Nalabila and Lahakas. Interested persons are welcome. APRIL 30 – Is your child starting kindergarten this year? The Health Unit will be holding a Pre-Kindergarten Immunization Clinic-Kindergarten Round Up fair for all children born in 2009. Please call 6323181 to book your appointment for 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ONGOING THURSDAYS, SIGN up for the BC Seniors Games Zone 10, 1 to 4 p.m. at the Kitimat Seniors Centre. Every Thursday as long as nec-

PICKLE BALL every Tuesday and Thursday, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Riverlodge. For those aged 50+. Call the Kitimat Seniors’ Centre at 250-632-3475 for further information. THE KITIMAT Quilters Guild meetings are the first Thursday of every month, held at M.E.S.S. Sewing room. All experience levels welcome. (19+) Call Aileen at 250-632-6225 or Wanda at 250-632-4458. HEALTHY BABIES drop-in is held every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Kitimat Child Development Centre. They welcome families throughout pregnancy and up to one year (older siblings welcome). Come meet other parents and infants over light refreshments with support from the CDC staff and a Public Health Nurse. For more information call 250632-3144. CHILD DEVELOPMENT Centre Family Fun Spot Drop-In Monday and Friday afternoons 1-3 p.m., Wednesday mornings 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Ages 0-5 welcome “A Great place for families to meet over coffee and toys!” Contact 250-632-3144 for more information. KITIMAT FIBRE Arts Guild: Interested in knitting, spinning, weaving, or any other fibre? For more information phone Maureen 250-632-5444. KITIMAT MULTIPLE Sclerosis - I have M.S. but M.S. does not have me. You are not alone, male or female, and the Kitimat M.S. group would like to be here for you. Total confidentiality. For more information contact Mary at 250-639-6016.

AGLOW OF Kitimat - All are welcome at our Care Group and Bible Study for men and women, singles or married, Thursday at 7:00 P.M. For information phone Brenda at 250632-1616.

DID YOU KNOW that literacy is more than just being able to read? The Kitimat Adult Literacy Program provides FREE tutoring services for adult interested in improving their reading, writing, math, communication, and information technology skills. Is English NOT your first language? We provide FREE tutoring and small group English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. For more information please call Brandi at 250-632-7393 or to see what’s happening at the Community Corner check us out at www.kitimatcommunityservices. ca/KALP.html or find us on facebook.

PRINCE RUPERT MARCH 29 - 9am 2pm Fishermen’s Hall Garage Sale. Raising funds to redo the roof and a refit. Table are available to rent. Call 250-624-6048. APRIL 5 - 6pm First Presbyterian Church is hosting their annual Ham and Salad dinner. Enjoy delicious salads, ham and desserts. Silent auction to follow. Call 250-624-3683. APRIL 8 - 7-9pm Transition Prince Rupert presents a course on Gardening Essentials. Its all about planting and what plants do well in Prince Rupert, microclimates, weeding and pest control. Room 155 @ NWCC. Admission by donation. APRIL 17 - 6pm Maundy Thursday- Seder Meal and Potluck at the First United Church. Service at 7p.m. APRIL 18 - 7pm Good Friday Service at the First United Church. APRIL 20 - 7am Easter Sunrise Service provided by the First United Church at the Waterfront.

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GROW YOUR OWN FRESH ORGANIC PRODUCE! Kaien Anti-Poverty Society Community Garden has raised garden plots available for rent. Open to anyone interested in planting and tending to a garden. Call the KAPS office at 627-5277 for further information. THE PRINCE Rupert & District Hospice Society is once again sponsoring their 9 week support group “Journey though Grief”, Wednesday evenings from April 2nd-June 4th. This group is for adults 19+, who are grieving the death of a loved one. Learn what to expect and gain skills to manage your grief while connecting with others who share a similar journey. Pre-registration is required. For more information, to register, or for 1:1 support, please call the Hospice office @ 250-622-6204. Please leave your name and number and your call will be returned. THE PRINCE Rupert Regional Community Foundation is accepting applications for the 2014 Granting Process and the deadline for submissions is Midnight on March 31st. The grant criteria and grant applications can be downloaded at www.prfoundations.ca and then the applications can be mailed to Box 66, Prince Rupert, B.C. V8J3P4 or dropped off to the attention of Karen Basso at Quadra Travel in the Rupert Square Mall. Applications can also be emailed to prfoundation@citytel.net. THE PRINCE Rupert & District Hospice Society is dedicated to “The care and support of those experiencing the dying and grieving process” For more information, support or to become a volunteer please call 250-622-6204.

APRIL 20 - 10:30am Easter Family Service at the First United Church.

BC METIS Federation of Prince Rupert meets the third Monday of every month at 1702 Atlin Ave. New people welcome. Refreshments provided. For more, call 627-4013.

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Skidegate Saints repeat as Jr. All Native champions By Martina Perry

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KAMLOOPS - The undefeated Skidegate Saints walked away with their third consecutive Junior All Native title last week, after conquering their adversaries from Van City 86-49 in the final on Friday. Skidegate had forced Van City into the loser’s bracket on Wednesday, but Van City won their next three games, including the bracket final against Lytton’s TlkemchEEn Warriors. Skidegate led early in the final game, but Van City was able to keep the game within reach throughout the first half. When the buzzer sounded at halftime, the Saint held a narrow 34-32 lead. Skidegate came out firing on all cylinders in the third, going on a 19-2 run in the quarter that ended 53-34. “We finally got going and started hitting shots in the third quarter. We turned it up defensively and got our game going,” said Nate Vogstad, who was named the Junior All Native’s Most Valuable Player. “They were picking apart our zone, they were using wild and three-point shots and backdoor cuts and easy layups from the baseline. In the third quarter we went man-to-man, and they didn’t get nearly as many shots. We shut down their best scorer, picked up the rebound and got easy buckets in transition,” said Jesse Barnes, who was named a tournament all-star. Skidegate kept pushing in the forth, leading by more than 25 points with five minutes to play. The final score was 86-49, with Barnes leading the Saints’ scoring with 30 points, followed by Vogstad with 27. “It’s a relief that we defended it for the third time. It feels good to bring it back to

Terrace Midget Rep Kermodes win provincials TERRACE - The Terrace Midget Rep Kermodes stayed disciplined for the length of last week’s Tier 3 provincial tournament – and it paid off with gold. Terrace’s most senior minor hockey team came home with gold last weekend after beating Alberni Valley 4 – 1 in the championship final in 100 Mile House last week. The team went 7 – 0 for the tournament, outscoring their opponents 60 – 4 over the course of the five days. But high scores didn’t mean they could relax – especially with a dedicated coaching and support staff making them stay on track and perform team building activities daily so they were ready for competition. The March 21 final against Alberni Valley was an evenly paced, high tempo game that saw the game tied at one at the end of the first period. Terrace took the lead late in the second to end the period 2 – 1, and fended off a determined Alberni team to score two more in the third for the 4 – 1 final. Shots on goal were 31-28. Aside from the provincial banner, the team was also awarded the Fair Play Award.

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The Skidegate Saints celebrate their third Junior All Native championship. everyone at home. It’s been a championship year for Haida Gwaii,” said Vogstad, who is 17 and won’t be eligible to compete in next year’s tournament. “I would have been pretty disappointed if I didn’t win my last year, so I had to give it my all.” The Saints were unconquerable throughout the tournament, beating the equally un-

defeated TlkemchEEn Warriors of Lytton in the semifinal after taking out the Gitanmaax Torchmen, Lax Kw’alaams and Van City earlier in the week. The win followed an inspirational run by the Queen Charlotte Secondary Saints at the B.C. AAAA provincials, with most of the same players making up the Junior All Native team.

The Saints only got one day of rest between the two tournaments. “After coming off of a pretty good performance at the AAAA provincials we came in determined to win this tournament,” said Barnes. “We exceeded expectations this season. I’m proud of how much heart everyone put into our games,” said Vogstad.

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TERRACE - The Terrace Wolverines were the youngest team to compete at last week’s BC Jr. All Native Basketball Tournament in Kamloops, B.C. The girls fell to Gitmidiik Thunder from New Aiyansh in their first game and Lilwat in their second. The team’s average age is 12, while most players in the tournament range from 15 – 17 years old, setting the girls up for a bright future. The boys won their first game against NCN Young Guns, but were knocked out by the Maaqtusis Magic. More than 45 teams, 21 girls and 24 boys, competed in the tournament, which will be held in Nanaimo next year.


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The BC Government is now off-loading our recycling decisions to Toronto.

Under its new regulations, the BC Government has set up an association led by big corporations to take over the local Blue Box recycling program throughout BC. If you look closely, you’ll see that of seven board members, six are executives of Toronto-based multi-national corporations, with the seventh weighing in from Montreal. How do you like that, British Columbia? This means, unlike the current program run locally by BC municipalities, this new program will be managed not by people whose first responsibility is our local environment, but rather, their Bay St. profits. That can’t be a good thing for BC. The most perplexing thing is that we currently have a Blue Box program that works, is efficient, and costs BC homeowners just

$35 a year on average. The new proposed system does not guarantee to keep our local environment as its first priority, nor does it guarantee that there won’t be job losses here in BC. It doesn’t guarantee service levels, or say anything about how big business will pass along the costs to you when you go to pick up a pizza or buy groceries. Yikes! Perhaps this is why several of BC’s municipalities refuse to sign onto the new program, calling it a “scam.” Given that, maybe it’s time you called Premier Clark to keep BC’s environmental decisions right here in BC where they belong.

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VICTORIA - The NDP is accusing the provincial government of handing over control of B.C.’s blue box recycling system to Toronto-based multinational executives who will be unaccountable while B.C. businesses and households pay higher costs. Opposition small business critic Lana Popham raised the issue of Multi Material BC in the Legislature Monday, calling on the province to change course before the agency’s new system for recycling packaging and printed paper takes effect May 19. “If government doesn’t take a step back, B.C.’s recycling system is going to end up in a giant dumpster,” Popham said. “The control of recycling should never have been outsourced to the large corporate interests based in Ontario and abroad. This is a profound failure. This program needs to be paused and the entire concept reconsidered.” Popham’s comments

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