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Easter egg hunt Local families headed to Silver Creek Elementary School on Sunday to take part in the annual Hope Lions Club Easter egg hunt. Members of Hope Search and Rescue were also on hand to assist with the event. Easter egg hunts took place at Yale Historic Site and inside the Hope recreation centre as well.

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Teacher strike action begins Tom Fletcher Black Press

Stage one strike action began in schools across the province Wednesday, limiting teachers from performing certain duties. After rejecting an offer from the school district bargaining agency for a long-term contract, B.C. Teachers’ Federation president Jim Iker announced last Thursday that 72-hour strike notice had been given. Union members voted 89 per cent in March to endorse a threestage strike plan.

Phase one includes refusing communication with school managers, arriving no more than an hour before and leaving an hour after school hours, and refusing supervision of students outside class time. It does not affect pre-arranged voluntary activities such as coaching, but the refusal of supervision requires essential service levels that compel some teachers to assure the safety of students while they are out of classes. Report card preparation and parent meetings

will continue. Iker said progress at the bargaining table will determine how long phase one action would last. Phase two of the BCTF plan is rotating one-day walkouts in districts around the province. Phase three, a full-scale strike, would require a second vote by members to authorize. The BCTF has rejected the government’s offer for a 10-year agreement with pay increases totalling 6.5 per cent over the first six years and additional wage increases to be

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negotiated for the final four years. There has been little change to the “lowball offer” on wages and no movement on the long-running dispute over class size limits and special needs support, Iker said. BCTF negotiators countered with a three-year proposal with three per cent plus a cost-of-living increase in each year. With compounding and current estimates of inflation, BCPSEA calculates that could amount to 13.5 per cent over three years. Continued on 2

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Hope Cinema hosts Vagabond Film Show Kerrie-Ann Schoenit Hope Standard

Hope Cinema will be rolling out the red carpet next week for the Vagabond Film Show. The annual event celebrates the outdoors and showcases local filmmakers. “It’s one of the more unique evenings to check out in Hope,” said Dan Pereda, who is organizing the festival with Justin Brown and Will Baerg. “It’s a great way to see what people are doing in your backyard. The calibre of filmmaking around here is unbelievable.” The first part of the night will feature about 12 short films showcasing a variety of subject matter, everything from a time lapse video of Iceland to mountain biking and backcountry skiing. The three minute or less film contest is open to adventure, documentary, travel and comedy films. A cash prize will be handed out to a winner chosen by the audience. The second half of the event will showcase several longer independent films. The Vagabond Film Show continues to grow in popularity each year and not only draws people from around the Lower Mainland, but as far away as Pemberton, Edmonton and the Yukon. “What I’ve noticed over the years is that this is so grassroots,” said Pereda. “It unites the outdoor community in the Hope and surrounding areas. What people are doing with these videos is really artistic, cool, local, realistic and people can really relate.” The Vagabond Film Show kicks off with live music at Hope Cinema on May 1. Doors open at 6 p.m. There will also be a cash bar, prize giveaways and 50/50 draw. Tickets are $10 at the Blue Moose in Hope and Mt. Waddington’s Outdoors in Chilliwack. For more details, visit the Vagabond Film Show page on Facebook.

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The education ministry says per-pupil funding has increased 38 per cent since 2001, and the ministry has provided $225 million over three years to hire 500 teachers and 400 new special education assistants for the 201213 school year. Peter Cameron, chief negotiator for B.C.’s 60 school districts, said once stage one strike action begins, the B.C. Public School Employers’ Association will

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seek an order that the union pay for its extended benefits during any withdrawal of service. That would cost about $5 million a month for 41,000 public school teachers. “In order that there is in fact pressure on both sides, BCPSEA needs to respond to any phase one activities with measures that put corresponding pressure on the union,” Cameron wrote in a letter to Iker.

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Cooper’s Foods store manager Christine Schofield and assistant store manager Sam Rooney pick up trash around the building Tuesday as part of an Earth Day cleanup initiative. Communities in Bloom volunteers and McDonald’s staff were also out picking up in the downtown area.

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1.4 million flu shots a B.C. record

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It wasn’t as many as in the global H1N1 pandemic of 2009, but this year’s influenza vaccine program delivered a record 1.4 million seasonal doses to B.C. residents. Resurgence of the H1N1 strain that triggered hospitalizations and deaths among younger patients motivated a late-season surge in demand for flu shots after Christmas, resulting in temporary shortages of vaccine in some areas. Changes in policy also contributed to better protection against seasonal flu, said Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry

Kendall. Health care workers and visitors were required to get the vaccine or wear masks in patient care areas, to protect patients with underlying conditions that make influenza more serious. After the health care worker immunization rate had drifted as low as 50 per cent, the new policy prompted 80 per cent of health care employees to be vaccinated and the remainder used masks, Kendall said Wednesday. One health care aide in Grand Forks was fired after repeatedly refusing to wear a mask when working around patients. Health Minister Terry Lake said the total was increased by

extending free flu shots to anyone who was considering visiting a relative in a health care facility during the winter. Previously seniors, children aged six months to five years, seniors over 65, residents of care and assisted living facilities, those with chronic conditions and health care and emergency workers were eligible for a free vaccine. Lake said the ministry is considering offering the vaccine free to everyone in future years. Kendall said the impact of H1N1 on younger people has been analyzed. “The group over the age of 65 had the highest levels of residual immunity, perhaps from

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previous infection or previous vaccination, and the group who had the least immunity was 25- to 60-year-olds,” Kendall said. “So that was why we saw the shift of hospitalizations in a younger than expected age group.” The World Health Organization tracks influenza strains around the world and estimates the strains for the coming year. The vaccine being produced for next winter includes H1N1 and common seasonal flus H3N2 and influenza B. Kendall said research is proceeding for a universal vaccine, to eliminate the guesswork in crafting the annual strain. That could be available in five years.

Christine Schofield Christine started with the Overwaitea Food Group in 1990 in Alberta, and her career of 24 years has taken her to 14 different stores in Alberta and BC. She moves to the community of Hope from Fort St. James, where she was the store manager there for over 4 years. Christine loves to travel with her passion recently taking her to Greece. Christine is excited to be in Hope, as she is now closer to family in the lower mainland.

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Overdue ATV riders prompt SAR call There was a rock slide two kilometres up the forest road and people were concerned the riders were possibly trapped. However, while on route, the

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multi-vehicle accident near Blue Lake Forest Road at about 1:30 p.m. The team used extraction equipment to remove the victim.

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Business opponents of Multi Material BC are planning a court challenge to reverse the takeover of B.C.’s curbside recycling system by the stewardship agency. They continue to urge the provincial government to freeze the new MMBC system before it takes effect May 19, but are also laying the groundwork for a legal battle. Kelvin McCulloch, CEO of the Buckerfield’s chain of farm supply stores, is urging other businesses to sign and submit their MMBC contract but then give notice to the government that they won’t pay fees or otherwise cooperate with the new system to collect packaging and printed paper. McCulloch intends to gather optout letters from numerous businesses across B.C. and deliver them to the province. If the MMBC rollout continues, he said, they will argue in court that the MMBC contracts were invalid and they were coerced to join the government-created recycling monopoly. “We’re fairly confident at this point it will be struck down,” McCulloch said. “No company in their right mind would sign that contract of their own free will.” The province contends MMBC is voluntary and various industries could instead form their own separate waste-collecting organization. That option is not practical or

reasonable, McCulloch said. “The suggestion that we are able to launch or own stewardship program independent of MMBC is a sham.” The MMBC program aims to transfer recycling costs from municipal taxpayers to the producers who generate packaging and printed paper, while collecting more containers and material types than before. But many businesses argue they’re unfairly compelled to pay far higher fees than a similar system run in Ontario. Critics say MMBC’s three-member interim board is controlled by executives with multinational firms like Unilever and Proctor and Gamble who have manipulated the launch of the new program to their benefit rather than the interests of most B.C. businesses. Questioned by the NDP recently, Environment Minister Mary Polak said she expects a more representative 15-member permanent board to be named soon after MMBC’s launch. Polak said it’s logical the biggest industries that pay the most into MMBC get a large role. A new advisory council was also recently unveiled by MMBC with reps from several B.C. business groups, but critics say it has no real power. Pausing the program and the payment of fees by member businesses would cut off the money MMBC will send to most local cities that agreed to continue curbside pickup. “Any delay in implementation for

those communities would mean a loss of that savings,” Polak said, adding many municipalities have already budgeted to receive promised MMBC payments. Mike Klassen, B.C. director of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, said he’s not aware of any cities reducing their property taxes as a result of the expected MMBC savings. “That’s one of the things that’s been most misleading –  the idea that this was going to save money for the general taxpayer,” he said. Klassen argues consumers will pay twice –  their local taxes won’t go down but they’ll also pay higher retail prices as businesses pass along the MMBC charges. He said most mayors and councils are being cautious and aren’t spending MMBC savings until they actually arrive – meaning there’s still opportunity to freeze the rollout. “That suggests to me they’re also very wary of the program and have a fallback program in case things don’t work,” Klassen said. “The world doesn’t all of a sudden turn upside down if we pause this program and take some time to reflect on how to do this well.” Small businesses with single storefronts have been exempted by the province from MMBC’s requirements. But Klassen said franchisees don’t qualify, leaving hundreds of small businesses like meat shops and Subway sandwich outlets facing hefty costs.

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Medical pot rules unleash ‘bedlam’ among B.C. doctors Jeff Nagel Black Press

B.C. doctors are being divided into two camps – the ones who will prescribe medical marijuana to their patients and the majority who won’t. And that split, driven wider by new federal rules for authorizing the drug’s use, has triggered a rush of doctor shopping by those seeking prescription pot. “It’s now bedlam out there,” said Dr. Bill Cavers, president-elect of Doctors of B.C. (formerly the B.C. Medical Association), who puts the blame squarely at the feet of Health Canada. “I don’t envy the patients who feel they benefit from medical marijuana because now it’s getting more difficult to access it.” Under the old system, physicians merely signed a form that verified their patient had one of the medical conditions for which marijuana can be used. Final approval was up to Health Canada.

Now, responsibility has been downloaded to doctors, who sign what amounts to a prescription to buy weed from a regulated commercial producer. Cavers said many doctors won’t sign –  even ones who were previously authorizing medical pot for the same patients –  because of the added responsibility and liability they now face, as well as strong cautions from the B.C. College of Physicians and Surgeons. He said doctors prescribe no other drug where there is no official, government-sanctioned scientific data or professional guidelines governing its appropriate use, recommended dosage, monitoring or potential dangerous interactions. “It places physicians in a very, very difficult position,” Cavers said, who added there are also questions about the strength and consistency of the cannabis, even from regulated producers. “We are a very un-

happy group.” Doctors of B.C. has not yet taken a formal position, but Cavers is urging doctors’ organizations and provincial colleges to pressure Ottawa to rethink the rules. “It’s absolutely imperative that we move this conversation past the opinions into actual data as to what it works for, how much is to be used and for what period of time,” he said. Until those studies are ready, Cavers said, Health Canada should revert back to the old system of doctors simply verifying an eligible diagnosis, rather than being forced to act as gatekeepers. Despite the concerns of professional bodies, significant numbers of B.C. doctors are “far more liberal” in their willingness to prescribe pot, he said. Cavers said he’s heard of doctors charging fees ranging from $25 to $185 to sign off on medical marijuana prescriptions.

Such fees for noninsured services are allowed, although the B.C. College of Physicians and Surgeons cautions doctors shouldn’t “exploit” patients for personal advantage and should consider factors such as ability to pay. Pot-friendly doctors have begun clustering into groups and clinics, some going so far as to offer their services online, reviewing patients’ documents via Skype and authorizing pot use. “I think it’s unprofessional,” Cavers said of web-based pot clinics that offer to help patients circumvent their regular doctors. Sensible BC director Dana Larsen said the specializing groups of doctors typically charge a few hundred dollars to sign off. “It’s either providing a really useful service or profiteering off sick people, depending on how you look at it,” Larsen said. “Maybe both.” Newly diagnosed pa-

Brigade Days lands big artist Country artist Aaron Pritchett will be performing during Hope Brigade Days on Sept. 5 in the Sports Bowl. Opening for Pritchett will be Hope’s very own Roger (Schmidt) Dalton.

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A nuanced approach to oil and gas development Some Albertans just can’t understand it, but many B.C. residents do not want to roll over and do everything the oil and gas industry pushes for. And much of this resistance is not from those described as far-out environmentalists, but comes from business people and ordinary citizens who live here and don’t want to take unnecessary risks with the environment. The latest proof of this comes with Eagle Spirit Energy, which is proposing a pipeline alternative to Northern Gateway. It already has significant buy-in from First Nations groups in northern B.C., and if enough financial resources are made available, it just might work. Interestingly enough, Eagle Spirit is working with the Aquilini Group, owner of the Vancouver Canucks. The Aquilini family are based in B.C., have operated businesses here for years, and understand the province quite well. The same can be said for David Black, whose company owns this newspaper. He is heading a plan to build a  refinery at Kitimat to ship refined oil products across the ocean — not bitumen. Eagle Spirit also opposes shipping of bitumen from B.C. ports, feeling the environmental risks are simply too high. Meanwhile, residents of Kitimat, a town which would benefit economically from Northern Gateway’s proposed terminus, voted 58 per cent Saturday in a non-binding referendum against Northern Gateway’s plans. Most British Columbians are not anti-oil. They do want oil and gas companies to respect First Nations whose territories are affected by pipeline routes, and they value the environment. They want jobs and growth, but not at any price. That nuanced stance is rarely understood in Calgary. - Black Press

Inconvenient truths for Earth Day B.C. VIEWS Tom Fletcher Earth Day 2014 will likely go down in B.C. history as less exciting than last year’s event. That was the day when, in the heat of the election campaign, NDP leader Adrian Dix announced in Kamloops that he doesn’t support the expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline to its Burnaby terminal, because Vancouver shouldn’t become a “major oil port.” As of this Earth Day, it has been an oil port for exactly a century, since Imperial Oil began work on B.C.’s first refinery in 1914, in what is now Port Moody. There were no

pipelines then, so crude was moved by rail or tanker.  For 60 years, Trans Mountain has supplied the Chevron refinery in Burnaby that is southern B.C.’s last source of fuel. Some of the Alberta crude is piped south to be refined into fuels and some of that product  is barged back up to B.C. to keep our traffic moving. Today the proposal to expand and upgrade that pipeline, and to build new oil and natural gas pipelines across the north, dominate B.C.’s political scene. In keeping with the educational aspect of Earth Day, here are some things you may not know about energy and the environment. • A recent National Geographic report summarizes the main sources of oil in the oceans around North America. Media coverage focuses on tanker and pipeline spills, but

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they only account for eight per cent of the total. Fully 60 per cent of the oil load in North American waters is from natural seeps, where oil leaks from seafloor rock. One of the world’s largest is off Santa Barbara, California, where 20 to 25 tons flows out each day. It’s mostly consumed by oil-eating bacteria that have adapted and proliferated. The next biggest source is leakage from cars and trucks, which collects on pavement and is flushed to sea when it rains. • Earth Day is now preceded by Earth Hour, during which we are encouraged to turn out our lights to join a world-wide gesture of conservation. Many people use the occasion for a candlelight dinner. Given that B.C.’s power is nearly all from renewable hydroelectric sources, and that the paraffin used

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to make candles is derived from petroleum or coal, this feel-good ritual produces an increase in greenhouse gas emissions. David Suzuki is now promoting the idea of Earth Month, an expansion of the symbolic effort designed to “raise awareness.” This is a popular notion in the climate change industry, which to date consists mostly of government officials and activists flying around the world to conferences in exotic locations to sign agreements that lead to, well, not much so far. • Unlike Earth Hour, B.C.’s carbon tax on fuels actually appears to be helping to reduce emissions.  An update to provincial data is due this year, but what we have shows a 5.7 per cent decrease in carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases between 2007 and 2011.

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Environment ministers have conceded that some of this is due to the recession that struck in 2008-2009. But since the economy has recovered and begun to grow again, emissions have continued to decline. • There are simple things anyone can do, without gimmicks or government programs. One would be to stop protesting increased housing density in your community. By far the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in B.C., not to mention old-fashioned pollution, is transportation. By living closer to where we work, shop and play, we can exercise our legs instead of just our gas pedal foot to get around. Tom Fletcher is legislature reporter and columnist for Black Press. Twitter: @tomfletcherbc Email: tfletcher@blackpress.ca

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Letters Bitumen should not be put in tankers

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My name is David Black. I am the majority owner of Black Press, the company that owns this newspaper. This is the first of two columns addressing what I see as the greatest threat to the BC environment in our lifetime. I am a reasonably sensible and conservative businessman, not an alarmist. All of the information in this column can be confirmed from public sources. The oil industry wants to export Alberta bitumen to Asia via tankers. Under no circumstances should we allow that to happen. A bitumen spill at sea could destroy our coastline, together with the fish and wildlife that depend on it, for hundreds of years. Bitumen, even if it is diluted, does not float in sea water if there is sediment present. This has been proven many times, most recently in a thorough Environment Canada study published on Nov. 30, 2013. Page 51 of the study provides graphic evidence of sunken bitumen. Given that there is an abundance of sediment along the B.C. coast, the bitumen will sink rapidly and there will be little chance of recovering any of it if there is a spill. By Northern Gateway’s own  admission the likeli-

hood of a bitumen spill at sea is over 10 per cent over the next 50 years. Others say that it is much higher. We are in agreement with the position taken by the Coastal First Nations that even the slightest risk of a spill of bitumen at sea is unacceptable.  The grounding of the Exxon Valdez in Alaska in 1989 is often held up as an example of how bad an oil spill at sea can be, however, a spill of bitumen at sea would be much worse. The Exxon Valdez carried light crude and lost 250,000 barrels, one eighth of a tanker load. The light oil floated and could be removed from the beaches. Even so, after four years of work with up to 11,000 workers and 1,400 boats involved, less than 10 per cent of it was recovered. Roughly 200,000 birds and many kinds of other wildlife were killed. Approximately 1,300 miles of shoreline were affected and the fishery has yet to fully recover. Bitumen is very different. It would harden up on shore and much of it would sink to the bottom, making it unrecoverable and killing virtually everything with which it came in contact. Imagine if we lost a full tanker load.

Some say that, with GPS-based navigation and double hulls, spills such as Exxon Valdez are not possible today. They are wrong. Double hulls do not prevent hull fracture if there is a collision at speed, only if there is a gentle scrape. As for the GPS claim, most marine accidents are caused by human inattention, not by a lack of knowledge about position. All ships carried systems to indicate their location before GPS came along. The Exxon Valdez crew could have glanced at their instruments to determine their location but they didn’t, neither did the crew on the Queen of the North. Marine disasters regularly occur and a quick search of the internet shows human error is most often the problem. Undoubtedly there will be many more marine accidents in future. Our grandchildren will not thank us if we willingly risk the destruction of the B.C. coast on our watch. Fortunately there is a solution that is beneficial for all concerned: all we have to do is build a refinery at Kitimat. The refinery will convert the bitumen to gasoline, diesel and jet fuel which float and evaporate if they are spilled.

Often little or no spill remediation is required. These refined fuels simply do not cause the habitat destruction of conventional or synthetic crude oil, or anywhere near the devastation caused by bitumen. The second part of this OPED will run in the next issue. It will discuss the enormous value-add benefits and environmental advantages of a modern green refinery. The pipeline from Alberta and the tanker fleet to export the refined fuels will also be considered. Let me declare my biases. I am for creating thousands of good permanent jobs in B.C. I am for creating billions of new tax dollars for government coffers. I am for reducing the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions. I am for building an oil pipeline that will never leak. I am for building a modern tanker fleet that carries only refined fuels that float and evaporate if spilled. I am against shipping bitumen in tankers. If you agree that we should not put bitumen in tankers please contact your local MP and say so. The Canadian government makes a decision on this next month. David Black

Immunization programs do prevent diseases once common in Canada; however, the viruses and bacteria that cause vaccine-preventable diseases still exist globally, can be imported to Canada through travel, and can be transmitted to people who are not protected by immunization. If immunization programs were reduced or stopped, diseases that are now rarely seen in Canada because they are controlled through immunization would re-appear, resulting in epidemics of diseases causing sickness and death. This phenomenon has been seen in other countries; for example, large epi-

demics of diphtheria and measles have occurred in Europe in recent decades after immunization rates declined. It is important to note that diseases such as pertussis, (whooping cough) still exist and it is immunization that prevents outbreaks. The only vaccine-preventable disease that has been eradicated globally is smallpox, and that was because of immunization. It is also important to note that some vaccine-preventable diseases require

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of the population as possible to be immunized, so those people who do not develop immunity, and those who are fragile and chronically ill, will be protected by herd immunity. Secondly, all parents have questions about the risks associated with immunization. Some good websites with evidencebased research, not scare tactics, are: The Public Health Agency of Canada, with links to The Canadian Immunization

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Guide, and Your Child’s Best Shot. Your local public health nurse is also a good source of reliable evidence based information. In Canada, immunization is not mandatory. Information is provided to parents, and they then make their own informed choice. Lastly, and I must ask the question, why would Canada want to inject carcinogens and toxic agents into its most valuable resource, our children?  The Public Health

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Agency of Canada website gives the in-depth list of ingredients in vaccines, what they are for, and the systems in place to ensure the safety and effectiveness of the vaccines. It also provides links to the research that has been done on vaccine ingredients and theoretical illnesses in children.  Margaret Millar and Phyllis Randle, Former public health nurses

MYTH 2: WE CAN FIND YOU USING YOUR PHONE TV shows like CSI and almost any legal or police procedural often use this “trope” of being able to pinpoint the location of someone by using the phone. It’s partially true that cell phones can reveal your “rough” location, but when you are in the backcountry it is much less accurate. There are methods we can use to try to locate you, but it is by no means as easy as the TV and movies make it look. Never rely on your mobile phone to get you out of trouble as the battery life, and range of these devices are not reliable in the wilderness, even very close to major cities! The best way to make it easier to find you is to leave a trip plan with a family member or friend.

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At this time we are so very fortunate to have a group of good young people who are interested in taking our beloved station house to a new level of function. This great building is located at the intersection of four major highways of British Columbia and is the first building you see when you come off Highway 1 into Hope and district. This group of young people interested have the ability to research and receive grants, and raise funds from different levels of government to bring this building back to life for the six and half thousand people of Hope. This would take the building from being open from four to six hours a week to being open 365 days a year, being front and centre to the approximately seven million people that travel through Hope each year. Sometime in the next two years this building becomes 100 years old so lets see if we all can send it into its second century being used as an icon for all of the people of Hope. Let’s get this building back on track. Deryck Forrest

booster shots to “boost” immunity throughout life. Tetanus bacteria is a good example of this. It lives naturally in the soil and will never disappear, so continued immunization is important. No vaccine is 100 per cent effective. There will always be some people who are not immune, even though they have had their shots. This small minority will be protected as long as people around them are immunized. It is important for as much

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Re: Immunization doesn’t prevent diseases, Letters (March 27) Firstly, immunization is one of the most important advances in public health and is estimated to have saved more lives in Canada over the past 50 years than any other health intervention. Before vaccines became available, many Canadian children died from diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio that are now preventable by immunization. Immunization programs are responsible for the elimination, containment or control of infectious diseases that were

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Re: Government looking to enhance electoral laws, Letters (April 17) I’m sure Mark Strahl’s defense of the Fair Election Act, Bill C-23, is in line with the talking points issued by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to MPs. We can all agree that the alleged voter registration fraud needs to be dealt with. But Mark

Strahl is silent about the other parts of this bill that would permit the incumbent party to select duty returning officers, central poll supervisors and polling clerks. It would also diminish Elections Canada powers to investigate and to comment on concerns about campaign financing and other irregularities. This bill is typical of

other conservative legislation that puts something everybody is in favour of up front and sneaks in a lot of other changes that have only partisan value. Strahl blames Elections Canada for the diminishing voter turnout, but the people who don’t vote are telling the politicians that they will not dignify the process by participating.

They will come back to the polls when electing an MP, which means that they have a voice in Ottawa rather than someone parroting the party line at home. As is, Bill C-32 does not enhance democracy or fairness, nor will it increase voter turnout. It should not be passed without major changes. Hartmut Schmid

Educate yourself on proposed legislation Re: Government looking to enhance electoral laws, Letters (April 17) It does not surprise me that Minister Strahl is defending the Conservative position in regard to the Fair Elections Act. Right now anyone who represents the NDP, the Liberals or even the Green Party are spinning their wheels because it is the year before a federal election and any opposition will be seen as partisan politics.  It is a fact, as per Minister Strahl’s constituency office, that the Conservative caucus have a fierce loyalty to their leader, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and now Minister Pierre Polievre who authored this bill.  It is a fact that Conservative MPs decide in caucus what response they will give to any opposition and all speak

with one voice. Even now when the Senate is saying that this bill is flawed and one brave Conservative backbencher has voiced the concerns of his constituents, Polievre is saying publicly that they will “consider” these things but they feel it is fine the way it is. In other words anyone who disagrees with the tact decided in caucus will not be heard. No matter what you think of the Senate, in this case they are trying to protect Canadians and most likely will be ignored because as I was told by Minister Strahl’s assistant “we know what is best and are going to do it!”  Right now the consensus is that this is a big deal in Ottawa, but the Canadian people just don’t care. They are basically taking their democracy and right to vote as a giv-

en and trusting  government to do what is right. They believe democracy will always be a given in our country.  I have my opinion on this bill, but this is not the place for me to argue point by point with Minister Strahl. Our vote and how we protect it is our responsibility. When any government of any persuasion wants to change who can and can’t vote, how Elections Canada is going to be changed, and what new powers are going to be given to the sitting government, it is our responsibility to educate ourselves, look at how it will affect the most vulnerable in society and decide if it is just. We have to question if it is enhancing electoral laws or is there some other motive. Each individual eligible to vote under the current law has to decide if democracy is important

to them and what constitutes a slippery slope towards the downfall of that democracy. If we are apathetic, this bill will become law and there will be no recourse for those who go to the polls only to be told “sorry...you’re not eligible!” Any majority government will take this as a precedent to disregard any voice that opposes theirs.   I am pleading with Canadians to look into what the Conservatives are planning to put into law. Think about it and talk about it with your family and friends and if it sends up red flags or you hear warning bells, let Minister Strahl know that it is you, the constituent, he is responsible to, not the caucus. If you agree with it, then stand your ground there too, but at least make an informed choice. Janet Cohade

Government shaping ridings to its advantage In regards to Mark Strahl’s letter on April 17 (Government looking to enhance electoral laws),  if the federal Conservatives can keep that extra 120,000 disadvantaged votes away, it could possibly make a difference in some of the poorer ridings, such as represented by the

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downtown Eastside. It just appears to be another ridiculous guise of Prime Minister Harper and the Conservatives to shape the ridings to their advantage. It’s like they understand in 2015, they’re in for the fight of their life. I think you especially, Mark,

should be aware that every other party thinks you’re vulnerable because it seems, other than not making yourself truly available, you really haven’t done anything to write home about. I think we all were hoping for more. Art Green


Community

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Community choir presents 60s Rewind Spring concert set for April 27 Kerrie-Ann Schoenit Hope Standard

Hope Community Choir is hosting its annual spring concert this Sunday. This year’s theme is “60s Rewind” and will feature guest performances by “Sonny and Cher,” Sophie Enns and Shades O’ Grey. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go towards a $500 bursary for a graduating student of the arts and Tillicum Centre. Last year’s event raised $1,000. “We want to have good attendance because the more people that come, the more money we make,” said choir director Jill Last. “It’s not for us we need to make it, it’s for the community.” The annual spring concert has been a long-standing tradi-

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tion in Hope for decades. Singer Addie Murphy attributes much of its success to the variety of music performed. “We have a following,” she added. “We have people that come every year and really enjoy it.” All members of the secular choir are volunteers, who share a love for music and come together to sing for fun. The choir currently has about 30 members, ranging in age from 11 to 90, that sing in fourpart harmony. Some of the members were at one time part of the Hope Ladies Choir which disbanded years ago. The choir rehearses weekly at Hope United Church, but will take a break over the sum-

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mer. New members are always welcome. The concert on April 27 starts at 7 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church (949 3rd Ave.) Admission is by donation. For more information, contact Jill Last at 604-869-8435 or jilllast1@gmail.com

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Composting seminar in Hope All Things Organic is hosting a composting seminar at the Hope recreation centre on Saturday. The goal of the workshop is to help residents produce less waste while improving  their garden’s soil quality and productivity. “Regardless of how much of a bear area you’re living in, you can still compost and do so year-round,” said MelLynda Anderson, owner of All Things Organic. “It brings ultra fertility to flower and vegetable gardens. There’s nothing that can’t be broken down through composting. You’re benefiting your soil foot print by recycling all of the green waste on your soil footprint.” Anderson’s presentation on April 26 from 1-2 p.m. will specially focus on worm and Bokashi composting systems. Worm composting is the greenest choice among composting alternatives. Worms not only speed up the composting process, consuming waste more rapidly than conventional composting systems, the castings they produce contain a wider

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Mel-Lynda Anderson, owner of All Things Organic, will explain how to turn green waste into soil fertilizer using worms at a seminar at Hope recreation centre this Saturday.

diversity of beneficial life and are the best organic fertilizer for soil, plants and gardens. When mixed into soil, worm castings retain water and steadily release nutrients in a form that benefits plants the greatest. Each tiny grain is enriched with humic acid, which acts as a natural soil glue that binds to plant roots, helps prevent soil erosion and delivers minerals and other nutrients directly to plant roots. Providing beneficial micro-organ-

isms to the soil in huge numbers, worm castings improve disease resistance in plants. In fact, research has shown that vermi-composting can reduce and even eliminate soil pathogens. Bokashi is a Japanese word meaning fermented organic matter. This composting system uses a bran-based material made with a culture of effective micro-organisms (EMs), which help to ferment food waste and act as a compost activator.

The Bokashi system is an anaerobic composting system, which is quite unlike aerobic composting systems such as worm bins. With Bokashi, the breakdown of food occurs in the absence of oxygen, which is why Bokashis are equipped with tight-fitting lids that keep air out. Another way that Bokashi is different from other composting systems is that all solid food waste can be placed into the indoor composter, in-

cluding meat scraps, pizza and bread crusts. Each time food waste is placed into the Bokashi, sprinkle a layer of Bokashi bran over top and close the lid. When the Bokashi is full, leave the lid on for two weeks, by which time food waste will be fully decomposed, and be the consistency of thick, black sludge. The Bokashi system is equipped with a tap, which can be opened to release the composted natural fertilizer. Dig a hole in your garden and pour this thick liquid fertilizer into your garden to fertilize your plants and soil. The seminar pre-registration deadline is April 25 at noon. This will be the last chance in 2014 to purchase composting systems from All Things Organic at the municipal government discount rates. Contact the rec centre at 604-869-2304 for more details.

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†The Civic, Fit and Accord were the #1 selling retail compact, subcompact and intermediate cars respectively in BC in 2013 based on Polk 2013 Dec YTD report. ‡In order to achieve $0 down payment, dealer will cover the cost of tire/battery tax, air conditioning tax (where applicable), environmental fees and levies on the 2014 CR-V LX, Accord LX, Civic DX and Fit DX only on behalf of the customer. #Limited time bi-weekly lease offer based on a new 2014 Civic DX model FB2E2EEX. *1.99% lease APR on a 60 month term with 130 bi-weekly payments O.A.C. Bi-weekly payment, including freight and PDI, is $84.63 based on applying $600.00 lease dollars (which is deducted from the negotiated selling price before taxes). Down payment of $0.00, Àrst bi-weekly payment and $0 security deposit due at lease inception. Total lease obligation is $11,001.90. Taxes, license, insurance and registration are extra. 120,000 kilometre allowance; charge of $0.12/km for excess kilometers. £Limited time bi-weekly lease offer based on a new 2014 Fit DX model GE8G2EEX. €0.99% lease APR on a 60 month term with 130 bi-weekly payments O.A.C. Bi-weekly payment, including freight and PDI, is $67.49 based on applying $1,100.00 lease dollars and $4 dealer contribution (which are deducted from the negotiated selling price before taxes); and $1,000.00 consumer incentive dollars (which are deducted from the negotiated selling price after taxes) Down payment of $0.00, Àrst bi-weekly payment and $0 security deposit due at lease inception. Total lease obligation is $8,773.70. Taxes, license, insurance and registration are extra. 120,000 kilometre allowance; charge of $0.12/km for excess kilometers. ї Limited time bi-weekly lease offer based on a new 2014 Accord model CR2E3EE. ´1.99% lease APR on a 60 month term with 130 bi-weekly payments O.A.C. Bi-weekly payment, including freight and PDI, is $123.56 based on applying $1,050.00 lease dollars (which is deducted from the negotiated selling price before taxes). Down payment of $0.00, Àrst bi-weekly payment and $0 security deposit due at lease inception. Total lease obligation is $16,062.80. Taxes, license, insurance and registration are extra. 120,000 kilometre allowance; charge of $0.12/km for excess kilometers. **MSRP is $17,185 / $16,130 / $25,685 including freight and PDI of $1,495 / $1,495 / $1,695 based on a new 2014 Civic DX model FB2E2EEX / 2014 Fit DX model GE8G2EEX / 2014 Accord LX model CR2E3EE. License, insurance, registration and taxes are extra and may be required at the time of purchase. ´/£/€/ї/#/* Prices and/or payments shown do not include a PPSA lien registration fee of $30.31 and lien registering agent’s fee of $5.25, which are both due at time of delivery and covered by the dealer on behalf of the customer on the 2014 CR-V LX, Accord LX, Civic DX and Fit DX only. ‡/#/*/ї/€/´/£/** Offers valid from April 1st through 30th, 2014 at participating Honda retailers. Dealer may sell/lease for less. Dealer trade may be necessary on certain vehicles. Offers valid only for British Columbia residents at BC Honda Dealers locations. Offers subject to change or cancellation without notice. Terms and conditions apply. Visit www.bchonda.com or see your Honda retailer for full details.

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Community

History in Hope APRIL 1994 • An early morning fire at the Canyon Agers Drop-In Centre virtually guts the upper floor and causes an estimated $50,000 in structural damage • Condom machines at Hope Secondary School are approved and will be installed in the next school year • A new slow-pitch league is formed in Hope • The body of an unidentified man is found in a fishing net near the Hope Riding Club • A woman living in Boston Bar, Gail Ross, is $80,000 richer after the Lotto 6/49 draw • A 24-year-old man beaten in Memorial Park ends up with a crushed nose, stitches and lost vision in his right eye APRIL 1999 • The evidence storage rooms within the local RCMP detachment are bursting at the seams with marijuana and grow equipment after a fourth major drug house in Dogwood Valley is busted • Over 150 IWA members shut down the Trans Canada Highway in Boston Bar in peaceful protest over raw log exports by J.S. Jones Timber

• A chimney fire destroys a Haig Station Road home despite the quick response time of Hope firefighters • Morgan Log Homes on Flood-Hope Road is constructing four massive homes for export to Quebec and the U.S., and a plan is in the works for the company to build Hope a new visitor info centre and museum • Hope taxpayers will be coming up with another $32,000 to $40,000 to upgrade the air conditioning at the rec centre • Snow levels along the Fraser River basin are at their highest in at least 27 years APRIL 2004 • A new Battle of the Bands event will be included in the 77th annual Boston Bar May Days celebration • As part of the 1,100 assisted living units awarded within the Fraser Health Authority, a two-year deal is struck between the health authority and Brodel Development Corporation for 10 one-bedroom and studio apartments at Riverside manor on Old Hope-Princeton Way • Felicia Bergen, 16, succumbs to her extensive injuries after a single vehicle crash on the Coquihalla Highway • Hope Rotary Club is planning another expansion of the local viewing

opportunities of the Fraser River from Centennial Park • Hope Health Employees Union members take to the picket lines after union contract negotiations come to a standstill APRIL 2009 • The concept of an independent Economic Development Commission is put on hold and exchanged with the concept of an Economic Development Strategy Steering Committee • Fraser Canyon Hospital will be getting a much needed energy-efficient retrofit, thanks to a provincial government grant of $685,350 • A newly-renovated family getaway on Silver Skagit Road goes up in flames • Gwen O’Mahony is nominated to run as the provincial NDP candidate for the new Chilliwack-Hope riding • A newly landscaped berm at the corner of Water Avenue and Old Hope-Princeton Way will be planted with ornamental grasses and other plants by volunteers from Communities in Bloom and Nestle Waters • A redesign of the water course at Hope and Country Golf Club is expected to improve the quality of play on the No. 7 hole and prevent flood damage

Pursue career opportunities when they’re presented Wiseman says that some people are luckier than others. One good thing follows another for some folk, whereas others are less fortunate. For them, they are beset by circumstances that lead them to worse situations. Interestingly the lucky Peter ones have a Bailey few things in common. They are able to create and recognize opportunities, they are intuitive, they create self-

fulfilling prophesies and they are resilient. It seems that when these characteristics are present people have good things happen to them. The self-fulfilling prophesy helps because these i n d i v i du a l s see themselves as lucky. The theory is that when an opportunity comes along the lucky people start to get curious about it they then consider giving it a try.

Workpath

I have always perceived myself as a lucky person. Living in the beautiful area of Hope, having a great home, family and career have all been things that I really appreciate and feel fortunate for having. Things have worked out for me in so many ways. Often when we speak to successful people they will say, “I’ve just been very fortunate.” It may be humility speaking or it may in fact be true. So what is luck? British psychology researcher Richard

Because they are optimistic they are open to its success. Conversely the opposite is true. If you are pessimistic and not very curious then it’s likely you wouldn’t have gotten interested in the opportunity and thought it was unlikely to work out anyway. Ultimately, Wiseman is saying that luck really comes down to the way we behave and the way we think. I guess that means we can do something about it. Peter Bailey is a certified employment councillor and director at Free Rein Associates.

INTERIOR TO LOWER MAINLAND TRANSMISSION LINE PROJECT Public Safety Notice – Winter recreationalists and snowmobilers Winter recreationalists and snowmobilers should be aware that construction of the Interior to Lower Mainland (ILM) Transmission Line continues. On-site activities include clearing of the right-of-way; construction of access roads and tower foundations; and tower assembly and erection. The ILM right-of-way continues to be a construction zone with restricted access. Restricted access is required for worker and public safety to avoid risks associated with such things as guy lines, partially constructed foundations, construction materials, or other potential hazards that may be hidden or partially hidden by the snow. Please avoid using the right-of-way for your activities. If you are in the area, use extra care when traveling around the right-of-way. The ILM project is a new 247 kilometre 500 kilovolt transmission line between Merritt and Coquitlam that will expand the electrical system so that BC Hydro can continue to deliver clean and reliable energy to homes and businesses in the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island. For more information on the project please visit: bchydro.com/ilm. If you have any questions, please contact BC Hydro Stakeholder Engagement: 1 866 647 3334 or 604 623 4472 or send an email to stakeholderengagement@bchydro.com. 4187

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A14 Hope Standard Thursday, April 24, 2014 With a couple of clicks, add your event today.

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Krackle Goes to Family Place: Famous Hope Library poet-in-residence, Krackle Crow, visits Hope Family Place every Monday morning. Library staff tag along and tell stories, sing songs and generally help Krackle do his thing! For kids age six and under and their caregivers. Monday, April 28 9:30 a.m. Family Place 604 Hudson’s Bay St. 604-869-2313 deb.ireland@fvrl.bc.ca

September 9 - 13

Hope Al-Anon Group: Al-Anon supports friends and families of problem drinkers. Monday, April 28 8 p.m. Fraser Canyon Hospital meeting room 1275 7th Ave. 604-869-7078 obfuskat@telus.net

Over 3500 BC 55+ Seniors expected to attend.

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Senior keep fit: This fitness class is designed for seniors, and uses weights and bands for strength training. Chairs are also used to support the participant. This class has been ongoing for 15 years. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. Golden Ager’s Hall 560 Douglas St. 604-869-8435 jilllast1@gmail.com

Play With WithUs” Us” “Come Play

www.bcseniorsgames.org www.bcseniorsgames.org

Join us in Worship

Tops Meeting: Powerful support group for weight loss and lifelong health. Weigh-in 5:30-6:50 p.m. Meeting 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 29. Anglican Church Hall 681 Fraser St. 604-869-2204 eyesee55@telus.net

school storytime is just the ticket for playing with literacy. Props, puppets, and books are just part of the fun. Come explore! Wednesday, April 30 9:30 a.m. Hope Library 1005A 6th Ave. 604-869-2313 deb.ireland@fvrl.bc.ca

Hope Community Choir: Community Choir is a secular choir welcoming singers of all ages and abilities. We are all volunteers who sing for the sheer joy of singing. Please feel free to come and observe. Tuesday, April 29 7 p.m. Hope United Church 590 Third Ave. 604-869-8435 jilllast1@gmail.com

THURSDAY

WEDNESDAY Westie Army Cadet Training: The cadet program prepares youth age 12 to 19 to become leaders of tomorrow through fun yet challenging activities. Wednesday, April 30 6:30 p.m. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 228 344 Fort St. 604-869-2919 1789trg@gmail.com Little Reader’s Theatre: This interactive pre-

Community of Hope Church Directory 3 RD ANNUAL

CHRIST CHURCH ANGLICAN CHURCH OF

ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA & National Historic Site CONSECRATED 1861

Invites you to worship

SUNDAYS 10AM

THE RESURRECTION

HARRISON FESTIVAL SOCIETY FUNDRAISER

Sunday Worship: 10am

Featuring

Welcomes you to

888 Third Ave. THE REV. GAIL NEWELL Rev. Don Gardner www.anglican-hope.ca 604-823-7165 Corner of Park & Fraser St. Anglican Network in Canada Local info: 604-869-1918 604-869-5402

Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada

Corner of 5th & Fort

10:30am Morning Worship & Children’s Sunday School

Pastor Jim Cornock

Grace Baptist Church

“People connecting to God, each other and the World”

www.gbchope.com

949-3rd Ave. • 604.869.5524

604-869-9717

“Helping people take one step closer to Jesus...”

MT. HOPE SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH 1300 Ryder St.

HOPE UNITED CHURCH

SATURDAY MORNING Study Hour 9:15 a.m. Worship Hour 11:00am Prayer Meeting - Tuesday, 7pm

SUNDAY SERVICE: 10am ‘UNITED WE SING’ FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH!

Pastor Michael Hope 604-792-8471 ST. PAUL’S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH

Service held 2nd & last Sunday of each month. F.C. Hospital Conference Room – 2:30 pm

Wayne Lunderby, Pastor Contact: Linda 604-869-2073

David Lindley

Saturday, May 10 @ 7:30 pm Music 9:00 pm HARRISON MEMORIAL HALL • Silent auction • door prizes • raɊe • appetizers • refreshments

590 Third Ave.

Rev. Ryan Knight

604-869-9381

Tickets: $75 plus tax ($30 tax receipt) Purchase 8 tickets & your table will be reserved; all other seating is general admission.

A PASSION FOR CHRIST AND HIS KINGDOM SUNDAY WORSHIP: 10:30 AM FREE STORE TUES/THURS 3:00-4:30 PM

Tickets are available online at www.harrisonfestival.com or by phone at 604-796-3664

Northwest Harvest Church

888 - THIRD AVE. 604-869-9969 (MESSAGE ONLY)

Vagabond Film Show: A locally born night of entertainment featuring live music, a variety of independent local films, prize giveaways, refreshments and more. This is a Red Carpet event so feel free to dress up or down, and come and mingle before the show. Films shown are short, between two and five minutes, and feature a variety of subject matter from outdoor adventure to comedy and documentaries. Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the Blue Moose in Hope and Waddington Sports in Chilliwack. Thursday, May 1. Hope Cinema 376 Wallace St. 604-869-9022 justinjcbrown@gmail.com

FRIDAY Tops Meeting: Powerful support group for weight loss and lifelong health. Weigh-in 8:15-9:20 a.m. Meeting 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, April 25. Anglican Church Hall 681 Fraser St. 604-869-2140 glennbarb@telus.net Community Music Jam: Join Jam hosts Mike McLoughlin and John

SATURDAY Flea Market: Tables available for Flea Market. Saturday, April 26 9 a.m. Canyon Golden Agers Hall 560 Douglas St. 604-869-0655 raburrel@telus.net Rummage Sale: Rummage sale at Hope United Church Hall on the corner of Queen Street and Third Avenue. Coffee and muffins available. No early birds please. Saturday, May 3 9 a.m. Hope United Church Hall 310 Queens St. 604-869-2195 hellyje@telus.net Fine Arts Exhibit: The Friday “Artists At Work” painters are a group member of the Hope & District Arts Council. This will be the fifth time they have had an exhibit of their works. Saturday, May 3 1-8 p.m. and Sunday, May 4 1-5 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Hope Station House 111 Old HopePrinceton Way. 604-869-5925 slblythe@telus.net

SUNDAY Happy Knit Hope: Join knitters of all ages and abilities for this cozy fireside knitting circle. Share patterns and projects. Sunday, April 27 1:30 p.m. Hope Library 1005A 6th Ave. 604-869-2313 Cascadia Wind Ensemble: Cascadia Wind Ensemble presents A Travel Adventure in Music during a return

engagement in Hope. Music engenders a desire to see a new place, or to travel simply for the pleasure. Often we journey in search of something – ourselves, love, adventure. Have a blast and listen to instruments of the wind ensemble – woodwinds, brass and percussion to hear beat, rhythm, melody, harmony, and movement. You will also meet musicians to investigate the amazing instruments of the wind ensemble. Enjoy different types of music through this live performance including jazz, classical, and folk. Musical interludes from Spain, the United States, and Russia, just to name a few world places, will be featured on this music program. Tickets are on sale at the Hope recreation centre for $15. Sunday, April 27 1 p.m. Hope recreation centre 1005 6th Ave. 604-795-4301 jackkopsteinbso@hotmail. com 60s Rewind: Hope Community Choir presents 60s Rewind with special guests “Sonny & Cher.” All proceeds will be donated locally – a $500 bursary for a graduating student of the arts and the balance to Tillicum. Sunday, April 27 7 p.m. Grace Baptist Church 949 3rd Ave. 604-869-8435 jilllast1@gmail.com Mermaid in the Parlour: Hexaphone returns to Christ Church as part of their 2014 concert lineup. Mermaid in the Parlour concert is a siren call of alluring songs for six voices by Schumann, Finzi, Brahms and Elgar. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are available at Romano’s and at the door. Sunday, May 4 2 p.m. Christ Church Anglican & National Historic Site 681 Fraser Ave. 604-869-5402 Christchurch1861@yahoo. com

Woodland images coming to Hope Arts Gallery

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HOPE PENTECOSTAL ASSEMBLY

Eclectic, Multi-instrumentalist

Senior’s Coffee and Conversation: Drop in and join us for a cup of coffee, tea and homemade treats. You’ll enjoy some interesting and lively conversation. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hope Library - no membership required, just stop on by! Thursday, May 1 10:30 a.m. Hope Library 1005A 6th Ave. 604-869-2313 deb.ireland@fvrl.bc.ca

Hedlund for the Fourth Friday edition of the Jam. Snack served at 9 p.m. included in the cover charge. All ages, non-alcoholic venue. Singers, players, dancers, and audience welcome. Friday, April 25 6:30 p.m. Hope Station House 111 Old Hope-Princeton Way. 604-860-3126 hopestationhouse@gmail. com

Media Sponsor The Agassiz Y Harrison

Sara Lesztak Contributor

A Woodland Impressions exhibit of photos will delight viewers at the Hope Arts Gallery during May. Michael and Jutta Schulz have used mostly colour, and digital, infrared, and intentional camera movement techniques to capture expertly the beauty of the Fraser Valley and Manning Park; “our

homes away from home,” says Michael. The Hope Arts Gallery back room show runs May 1-28. The gallery is open Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. An artists reception will take place on May 3, from 7-9 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Hope Arts Gallery is located at 349 Fort St.


Sports

Hope Standard Thursday, April 24, 2014 A15

Fitness instructor training for bodybuilding competition Barry Stewart Hope Standard

Facing a big birthday or other big milestone in our lives, many of us wonder if we “still have it” — and we set out to test our mettle. The test may be as simple as walking around the block or up a flight of stairs… or as complex as taking part in a major competition. The more complex the challenge, the more important it is to set incremental goals and stick to a plan, as local fitness attendant Andrea Petersen is finding. Petersen, who lives in Chilliwack, has been working at the local rec centre since September 2013. Approaching her 40th birthday in November, she has challenged herself to see if she can still compete in competitive bodybuilding. Her first competition will be the Northern Classic Bodybuilding, Fitness and Figure Show in Fort St. John on June 9. She will enter in the masters’ bikini category, for women aged 35 and older. Petersen’s foray into the field began in 2001, when she was working with a personal trainer in Victoria, to get back in shape after her first pregnancy. “She sparked an interest in me,” said Petersen. “Also, I was working towards becoming a personal trainer in 2003 at the Chilliwack Landing centre when I saw the other competitors getting ready to compete and decided that I wanted to give it a try.” Petersen got her chance in 2006 and 2007, when she took part in two competitions, before returning to a more normal but still active lifestyle. “You have to be completely committed,” she added. “You can’t have one foot in and one foot out.” There’s the considerable physical aspect to the training, including 45 minutes of cardio and 45 minutes of weights… six times a week — but there’s also a big change in the diet, which started in late February. “In the beginning, you get some ‘cheat’ meals,” explained Petersen, “and I could have bread in the early days — but not anymore. “There’s a small list of things I can eat and they fit on one sheet of paper.” Lean protein, especially chicken, is a daily staple. She can also have one red meat meal a week, and buffalo offers the leanest cuts there. “I can have any vegetables I want,” said Petersen. “Broccoli, mushrooms, sweet potato, yam, oatmeal and carrots. “Potatoes, I don’t have. And no dairy. I stay away from high glycemics, so no sugar — but brown rice,

spices and hot sauces are fine. Lots of ginger and lemon, too. “I also juice every day,” she added. “Greens, kale, spinach, lemon and one huge ginger root. Ginger is a good anti-inflammatory. “I have to weigh all of my food and I have two spreadsheets to track it.” Then there’s the water. Four liters per day. For a bit of a change, there’s always tea. “Tea is my bestest friend!” Petersen writes in her blog. “The only problem when you drink tea to fight off the cravings from the 55 Dairy Queen ads is that you then have to get up five times at night! Stop drinking tea and water after 7 p.m.! Note to self! LOL!” Writing blog entries at her fitfunfabbikinigirl.blogspot.ca and sharing her goals with others have helped her stay on her path — and these motivational measures can help others with their own fitness goals, Petersen said. “Tell people. Once you commit and you’ve told people that you’re doing it — you’re doing it. It holds you accountable.” Petersen said she is thankful for the added support from her husband, son and daughter. Also holding her accountable is her coach, Michelle Krack of Abbotsford. “She’s the one who beat me in my first two shows,” said Petersen. “I check in with her weekly.” Petersen said she looks forward to a time when she can come off her strict regimen and reverse-diet so she can, “enjoy a hot dog by the camp fire with my family.” Before then, she has a clear focus. “When I place (at the Northern Classic), I plan to go on to the BCs, two weeks later — then I am not sure,” she said. “Only the future will tell.” Mandy Arbuckle, assistant manager for Recreation, Culture and Airpark Services, said Petersen is involved in two weight-training programs at the rec centre. “She’s leading the ‘Why Weights?’ classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at lunch,” said Arbuckle. “It’s a led activity that is good for beginners or advanced. “There’s also a new class that Andrea is one of our instructors for, called ‘Intro to Weight Training,’ from 5 to 6 p.m. on Fridays.” “This one is more focused on learning how to train on your own,” added Petersen. For more advice on physical conditioning, see Petersen or other fitness instructors at the rec centre.

BARRY STEWART / THE STANDARD

Fitness specialist Andrea Petersen is training six days a week and following a strict diet, in preparation for a bodybuilding competition in Fort St. John on June 9. She would be happy to help you set — and attain — your own fitness goals.

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Relay For Life

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In Memory of

TRAVEL.............................................61-76 CHILDREN ........................................80-98

Frank Hale 1937 - 2012

EMPLOYMENT .............................102-198 BUSINESS SERVICES...................203-387

Caren, Cindi, Mark and families

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CLOVERDALE ANTIQUES & VINTAGE FAIR May 3rd & 4th

ANTIQUE APPRAISALS FOR SHOW INFO 604-316-1933 www.antiquesbydesignshows.com

EXPO SHOW & SALE Sat. May 3, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sun. May 4, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Abbotsford Exhibition Park 32470 Haida Dr. in the Cadet Building • Adults $6 • Kids (5-12) $4 • Child under 5 Free • Family $12 (2 adults & up to 3 kids)

www.bcreptileclub.ca

Rummage Sale Hope United Church Hall corner of Queen & 3rd

Barker Madeline The family of Madeline Barker are sad to announce her passing on April 22, 2014, at the age of 87. She is survived by Douglas, her loving husband of 68 years, children Dennis, Jayne (Bill), and Brent (Renee) and siblings Maurice and Lenore. Madeline is the cherished Grandma of 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Madeline was born and raised in Chilliwack where she married her high school sweetheart Douglas in 1945. In 1953 she moved to Hope where she lived for 34 years, returning to Chilliwack to retire in 1986. For Madeline family always came first and she created special relationships not only with her grandchildren, but also with a wide array of nieces, nephews and extended family members. Madeline was proud of her work as court administrator and Justice of the Peace. She was also a strong believer in the importance of community and was chair of the Hope hospital board during construction of the Hope hospital. She was actively involved for many years with the hospital auxiliary, PEO, Rebecca Lodge and the United Church where she played the organ. A service will be held to celebrate Madeline’s life on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2 pm at the Carman United Church, 7258 Vedder Road, Chilliwack with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Chapter R, PEO Sisterhood Endowment Fund, c/o Fraser Valley University, 45190 Caen Ave., Chilliwack, BC V2R 0N3.

Sat., May 3 9:00 am - 12:00 noon Coffee & Muffins available

No Early Birds Please!

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Xwoyiwel ha:we tsthoqwi “Gunner” (Happy Hunting and Fishing “Gunner”) Sto:lo (stho:qwi) Eyxel Sesiq (skwo:wech) (tlalqtele) My Brother the Canuck “We would always be talking about those Crazy Canucks from the heart. They were our hero’s almost gods in these parts. Like gladiators, Combatants they would compete, Thrilling and exciting us from the jaws of defeat. It had always been about that exciting elusive Lord Stanley, a cup that brought all sorts of people together as a family. I wish they had won it before your passing. It would have brought us as a family memories everlasting.” From your brother Arnold

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EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

DRIVERS/COURIER/ TRUCKING

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TIMESHARE

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Chilliwack Location

HIGHWAY OWNER OPERATORS $3500 SIGNING BONUS Van Kam’s group of companies req. Highway linehaul owner operators based in our Surrey terminal for runs throughout BC and Alberta. Applicants must have winter and mountain driving experience/training. We offer above average rates and an excellent employee benefits package.

TRAVEL

604-858-8082

Affordable, Professional

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Haircare, Guaranteed

130

HELP WANTED

BARTENDER

EDUCATION

Must have Serve It Right Apply at the Legion 344 Fort St, Hope BC between 2:00 & 7:00 pm

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

Concrete Finishers & Form Setters. Edmonton based company seeks experienced concrete finishers and form setters for work in Edmonton and Northern Alberta. Subsistence and accommodations provided for out of town work; Jobs@RaidersConcrete.com. Fax 780-444-9165.

108 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES EARNING Hourly Wage turns into Early Retirement by Living Healthy and Lean Life. Check out http://healthyandleanlife.isagenix.com Excavator & Backhoe Operator Training. Be employable in 4-6wks. Call 604-546-7600. www.rayway.ca

GET FREE VENDING MACHINES. Can Earn $100,000.00 + Per Year. All Cash-Retire in Just 3 Years. Protected Territories. Full Details CALL NOW 1-866-668-6629. Website WWW.TCVEND.COM. SAWMILLS from only $4,897 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800566-6899 Ext:400OT.

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OBITUARIES

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OBITUARIES

OBITUARIES

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INFORMATION IN-FLIGHT Magazine...SOAR Magazine. This attractive business & tourism publication is published bi-monthly six times a year. Great impact for your BC Business more than 280 passengers fly Pacific Coastal Airlines. Please call Annemarie 1.800.661.6335 email: fish@blackpress.ca

Full & Part time positions. Guaranteed hourly rate of $12 to start plus 25% profit sharing. No clientele required. Paid birthday. Dental and drug benefits. Equipment supplied and maintained. Advanced annual upgrading training. Management opportunities. Call

To join our team of professional drivers, email a detailed resume, current driver’s abstract and details of your truck to: careers@vankam.com or Call 604-968-5488 or Fax: 604-587-9889 Only those of interest will be contacted. Van Kam is committed to Employment Equity and Environmental Responsibility.

CRIMINAL RECORD? Pardon Services Canada. Established 1989. Confidential, Fast, & Affordable. A+BBB Rating. RCMP Accredited. Employment & Travel Freedom. Free Consultation 1-8NOW-PARDON (1-866-972-7366) RemoveYourRecord.com

HAIRCARE PROFESSIONALS

HAIRSTYLIST WANTED

LOST AND FOUND

LOST: Small black Gucci purse in Buy & Save Foods parking lot. Reward for return of purse & contents. Call 604-869-7285

CANCEL YOUR TIMESHARE. NO Risk Program STOP Mortgage & Maintenance Payments Today. 100% Money Back Guarantee. FREE Consultation. Call Us NOW. We Can Help! 1-888-356-5248

“Gunner” lived a quiet fulfilling life in the small First Nation community of Chawathil. A Residential School Survivor, he fished most of his adult life fishing at “Eyxel” across from “Welqamex” (Greenwood Island) near Hope, BC. Survived by his loving daughter, two brothers and five sisters, numerous nephews and nieces. You are sorrowfully missed. Your jokes and laughter will remain with us forever. God saw you getting tired, when a cure was not to be. So he closed his arms around you and whispered “Come with me”

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

Meet singles right now! No paid operators, just real people like you. Browse greetings, exchange messages and connect live. Try it free. Call now: 1-800-712-9851

TRAVEL

The Former ANTIQUE EXPO AT TRADEX HAS MOVED... CLOVERDALE RODEO & EXHIBITION GROUNDS 17763 62ND AVE. SURREY, B.C. V3S 4L5 SATURDAY 9AM - 5PM SUNDAY 10AM - 4PM

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April 2, 1953 April 25, 2007

Forever in our hearts

PETS & LIVESTOCK ......................453-483

MARINE .......................................903-920

In Loving Memory of Eugene Alexander Peters (Gunner)

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

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EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION HELP WANTED

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CHANEL SPA Top Quality Services...

HOUSEKEEPER needed immediately, permanent, part time bring resume to:

Skagit Motel,

604-746-6777

655 Third Ave. (604)869-5220 Vernon Service Company requires Journeyman Service Plumbers/Gasfitters, $36.00/hr Call (250)549-4444 or fax 250-549-4416

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HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES COOKS

La Dolce Vita Restaurant Ltd located at 575 Old Hope Princeton Highway, Hope, BC V0X 1L4 is hiring 2 permanent cooks specializing in Italian cuisine such as pizza, pasta, sandwiches, soups, salads, fries, fish etc. Duties: Prepare and cook individual dishes and foods, ensure quality of food and determine size of food portions, maintain inventory, and record of food supplies and equipment, etc. High school education and 2-3 years of experience required. Candidate must be willing to work evenings & weekends. Wages: $13.00/hr. Apply by e-mail to: ladolcevita433@gmail.com

MIND BODY SPIRIT

2459 McCallum Rd. Abby.

182

FINANCIAL SERVICES

DROWNING IN DEBT? Cut debts more than 60% & DEBT FREE in half the time! AVOID BANKRUPTCY! Free Consultation. www.mydebtsolution.com or Toll Free 1877-556-3500 BBB Rated A+

GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877-987-1420 www.pioneerwest.com If you own a home or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS can lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1.800.587.2161.

ACCOUNTING / TAX /BOOKKEEPING

Unfiled Tax Returns? Unreported Income? Avoid Prosecution and Penalties. Call a Tax Attorney First! 855-668-8089 (Mon-Fri 9-6 ET)

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COMPUTER SERVICES

ALLSYS COMPUTERS, new computer sales & service. 604-8693456 or info@allsyscomputers.com

245

CONTRACTORS

BARCLAY FLETCHER CONTRACTING, complete home reno’s, additions & more. (604)869-1686

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TRADES, TECHNICAL

bcclassified.com

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LEGAL SERVICES

PETS

FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS

CANYON CARPETS, 549 Wallace St., Hope. For all your floor covering needs! Call 604-869-2727

BLUE’S PLUMBING, got the plumbing blues? reno’s, service work, hot water tanks. Call (604)750-0159

341

PRESSURE WASHING

POWER WASHING since 1982. WCB/Liability insurance. Call Simon for prompt service. 604-230-0627

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

Entlebucher pups, short-hair, family raised, gentle, vet checked, 1st shots, dewormed. $900 each. 604-795-7662. FILA GUARD DOGS. Excellent Loyal Family Pet, all shots Great Protectors! Ph 604-817-5957.

ITALIAN MASTIFF (Cane Corso)

356

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 538

FREE ITEM

Free 19’ older model, color TV, DVD player and VCR. Excellent condition. Call 604-869-9323

STEEL BUILDINGS...HOT SAVINGS - SPRING SALE! 20X24 $4,348. 25X24 $4,539. 30X30 $6,197. 32X36 $7,746. 40X46 $12,116. 47X72 $17,779. One End wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800668-5422. www.pioneersteel.ca

STEEL BUILDINGS/METAL BUILDINGS 60% OFF! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-457-2206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca.

MISC. FOR SALE

P/B blue males & females. Ready to go. 1st shots & tails/dew claws done. ULTIMATE FAMILY GUARDIAN Pet homes. $1000. 604-308-5665

MULTI POO miniature black brown apricot 4-5lbs Hypo allerg, exc family pet vet cert $1075. 604-341-1445

JUNK REMOVAL By RECYCLE-IT! 604.587.5865 www.recycleitcanada.ca

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TREE SERVICES

PHILLIPS TREE SERVICES, Removals, Toppings. Free estimates & Fully Insured. Call 604-702-8247

377 GLEN TRAUN LANDSCAPING, Commercial & Residential yard maintenance. Call 604-869-2767

Specializing in reasonably priced SMALL BREED puppies. 604300-1450. trugoalpuppies.com

KILL ROACHES! Buy Harris Roach Tablets. Eliminate Bugs - Guaranteed. No Mess, Odorless, Long Lasting. Available online only @ Ace Hardware & The Home Depot

RUBBISH REMOVAL

LAB / SHEPHERD puppies Best of both breeds Vet checked,1st shots. $500 Ready soon 604-826-3063

LANDSCAPING

MISC. FOR SALE

.A East West Roofing & Siding Co. Repairs, new roofs, torching, gutter services. 10% off. 604-783-6437

284 HEAT, AIR, REFRIGERATION

300

560

KILL BED BUGS & THEIR EGGS! Buy Harris Bed Bug Killer Complete Treatment Program or Kit. Available: Hardware Stores, Buy Online: homedepot.com

560

LLOYD’S UTILITIES, gas, oil & propane furnaces, class A gas fitter. (604)869-1111 or (604)869-6544

PRECISION EXTERIORS, roofing, siding, windows, doors and more. WCB insured. Call (604)750-8025

PETS

HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper?

LAB PUPPIES. Born Valentines Day. Chocolate, golden, black. Only 5 sweeties left. $600. less cash back. Norm 604-814-0706

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

477

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

BRO MARV PLUMBING 24/7 Plumbing, heating, plugged drains BBB. (604)582-1598, bromarv.com

YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

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PETS

Chihuahua pups, playful, cuddly, family raised, vet check, 1st shots, avail now. $425. 604-794-5844

UPHOLSTERY

ROGER’S UPHOLSTERY, furniture, windows, fabric, in-home & online estimates. Call 604-860-0939

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MUST LOVE DOGS!!! Fostering and adoption needed for medium - large dogs. Bring a loved one home today! Call 604.583.4237 http://homeatlastdogrescuebc.ca NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com

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GARAGE SALES

FLEA Market Sat. April 26 9:00am-1:00pm Canyon Golden Agers 560 Douglas St. Tables available. Call Bob 604-869-0655 raburrel@telus.net HOPE

21391 Mallard Dr. Sat., April 26th 9-3

551

GARAGE SALES

HOPE

65425 Skylark Dr. Sat. April 26th 9-3 household goods, small appliances, tools, garden stuff

household items, lots of new blinds and drapery, metal toolboxes for trucks, dining room table and fixtures

WINDOWS

FRASER CANYON GLASS, for all your glass repairs, windshields domestic & imports. (604)869-9514

Lloyd’s Utilities Box 893, Hope BC V0X 1L0 Apprentice served plumber required for position on our team at Lloyd’s Utilities providing plumbing repair services in the Upper Fraser Valley and Fraser Canyon. Must have excellent customer service skills and be able to self motivate. Candidates must have a minimum 5 yrs experience and have own tools, workwear and driving licence. Experience with hydronic heating systems and an ability to problem solve and repair. Comfortable with heights and physically able to lift 100 lbs. Willing to work on call and overtime. Min 2 yr contract, $22-26/hr dep on experience.

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GARAGE SALES

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GARAGE SALES

PETS 474

PET SERVICES

POMERANIAN available to stud. Has all shots. 18 months old. $400 or 1st pick of litter. (604)864-0355

477 320

Contact Joe at: joeschachtel@live.ca ref job app Plumber.

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MOVING & STORAGE

1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Across the street - across the world Real Professionals, Reas. Rates. Best in every way! 604-721-4555.

.www.dialalaw.org 604-687-3221

HELP WANTED

INTEGRITY MOVERS, moving & delivery services, New to Hope. Call(604)860-5277or(778)896-6414

329 PAINTING & DECORATING www.paintspecial.com 604.339.1989 Lower Mainland 604.996.8128 Fraser Valley

CARRIERS NEEDED FOR THE

PETS 477

ELECTRICAL

Plumber (7251) Wanted

HELP WANTED

PLUMBING

KENLIN ELECTRIC, residential, rural, commercial, new construction, reno’s. Call (604)860-8605

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Want to turn your castoffs into cash? You don’t need magic to do the trick. All you need is a classified ad.

Shop from home!

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DAVE’S PLUMBING, licensed, insured, gas fitter, for all your plumbing needs. Call (604)869-4566

283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS

Check out our FOR SALE sections: class 500’s for Merchandise, 600’s for Real Estate, and for Automotive view our 800’s.

FACILITIES Maintenance Supervisor, Kootenay Trout Hatchery, Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC. For more information: www.gofishbc.com/postings

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

Gutter & Roof Cleaning since 1982. WCB/Liability insurance. Call Simon for prompt service. 604-230-0627

Need CA$H Today? Own a vehicle? Borrow up to $25,000. Snapcarcash.com 604-777-5046

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

SILVER CREEK

04/14H_CN17

AREA

Call Janice at 604-869-2421 or drop by 540 Wallace St.

Running this ad for 10yrs

PAINT SPECIAL 3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour (Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services.

PITTBULL PUPPIES - Purebred. Ready to go. Blue, tan & blue/tan brindle. Call 604-376-0920

PETS

CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866

& SWAP

SUNDAY, APRIL 27 10am - 3pm Corner of Fourth Ave. & Fort St.

Ladies Auxiliary

EAGLES LOUNGE Guests Welcome! 604.869.2560 www.foe2690hopebc.com

CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977

Table Rentals Call 604-869-2174 | 344 Fort St.

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PERSONAL SERVICES

WORKING TOGETHER FOR HOPE

Turn your extra items into CA$H with our

Loonie Toonie

DEAL ADS

for items $200 and under

Call Janice at 604-869-2421 to book your ad today.

It’s Garage Sale Time! WITH YOUR GARAGE SALE AD YOU RECEIVE: • garage sale signs • stickers, balloons & information sheet

all for only $1410 04/14H_GS10

CALL 604-869-2421 TO BOOK YOUR AD TODAY!


REAL ESTATE 627

RENTALS

HOMES WANTED

706

We Buy Homes BC • All Prices • All Situations • • All Conditions • www.webuyhomesbc.com 604-657-9422

633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS HOPE 2 bedroom mobile homes for sale in seniors community. Call Gordon 604-240-3464 HOPE, Needs work, 1 bedroom mobile home, $500, 2 bedroom mobile home, $5000. In senior’s community. Call Gordon (604)240-3464

RENTALS

APARTMENT/CONDO

HOPE:

1 bedroom apartment for rent on Wallace St. $500. per month. On site coinop laundry. N/P, N/S.

Call (604)869-1301

TRANSPORTATION

748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION

845

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

Thursday, April 24, 2014, Hope Standard A19 ANSWERS FOR APRIL 17 CROSSWORD PUZZLE

MARINE 912

BOATS

HOPE, MALE to share house in Silver Creek area, $400/month. Call 1 (604)525-1883

752

TOWNHOUSES

HOPE, 2 bdrm, newly reno’d townhome, $750 + utilities, N/S, N/P, ref’s req. Call 1 (604)818-9488 or 250-706-8766

HOPE, 2 bdrm apt., adult oriented complex, 4 appliances, newly reno’d, electric heat, N/S, N/P. (604)869-9402 or 604-869-1432

TRANSPORTATION 809

HOPE, 2 bdrm spacious apt., new paint & carpet, adult oriented building, sunny side of town, clean & bright, pets accepted with deposit, $700/mo. Call 604-793-5010

AUTO ACCESSORIES/ PARTS

HOPE

Coquihalla Courts 1030 3rd Ave.

NEW Modular on 1/2 acre lot $259,888 OR Buy the home for $134,888 and rent the lot for $650/mo. Chuck 604-830-1960

1 Bdrm apt. $600 2 Bdrm apt. $650 F/S, coin laund, cable incl., secure prkg.

.wwwone4yacht.com 604-669-2248

Ross Fullbrook Royal LePage 604-792-0077 HOPE:

New SRI *1296 sq/ft Double wide $93,888. *New SRI 14’ wide $67,888. Repossessed mobile homes, manufactured homes & modulars. Chuck 604-830-1960.

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AUTO FINANCING

Call (604)869-1301 733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS

OTHER AREAS

20 Acres. $0 Down, Only $119/mo. Owner Financing, NO CREDIT CHECKS! Near El Paso, Texas. Beautiful Mountain Views! Money Back Guarantee. Call 866-8825263 Ext. 81 www.sunsetranches.net

RENTALS

HOPE, 2 vacant pads for rent in senior’s community. First 3 months free pad rent. Call Gordon 604-240-3464

736

STOP RENTING! RENT TO OWN! No Qualifications! Flexible Terms! CLOVERDALE - 60th and 176th Spacious 1 Bedroom Condo. Only $880/mo. Option Fee Req’d 604-657-9422

pick a part

FRASER VALLEY REGIONAL DISTRICT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

HOPE, Silver Hope Mobile Park. Cabin, Mobile homes, and R/V pads for monthly rentals, cable included. Call (604)869-1203 or (604)860-0652

WE’RE ON THE WEB w w w.bcclassified.com

RENT TO OWN

700

autocredit

Small 1 bedroom studio apartment for rent on Wallace St. $600. per month. Newly renovated. Includes heat. On site coinop laundry. N/P, N/S.

NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to Section 892 of the Local Government Act, the Fraser Valley Regional District will conduct a Public Hearing with respect to

Need A Vehicle! Guaranteed Auto Loan. Apply Now, 1.877.680.1231 www.UapplyUdrive.ca

HOMES FOR RENT

HOPE 2 bdrm house, 1900 sq. ft., 2 baths, backing onto Coquihalla River. $1000/mo plus 1/2 DD. Avail June 1st. Call 604-869-9293

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KEY TRACK AUTO SALES

HOPE

706

APARTMENT/CONDO

HOPE

Adult complex, fridge, stove, N/P, drapes, laundry facilities. Ref’s req’d.

604-869-1212 or 604-869-2139

30255 Cedar Lane DL# 31038 604-855-0666

Call Gordon 604-240-3464 HOPE, 4 bdrm house for rent,close to town centre, $1000/mo, D/D & good ref’s req. N/S, no dogs. Call 604-750-0461

HOPE, 1 bdrm apt., newer, $650/ mon., includes hot water, N/S. Call 604-819-6422 or 604-819-6122

Hope, 670 Maple St. 4 bdrm, 2 bath, 5 appl, carport, freshly painted, great area, pet negot. avail. April 22, $1200/m Ross Fullbrook, Royal Lepage, 604-792-0077

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AUTO ACCESSORIES/ PARTS

Abbotsford

2 bedroom home plus den, and a 2 bedroom 2 bath with addition in seniors community.

1 & 2 BEDROOM APT

AUTO ACCESSORIES/ PARTS

Auto Financing - Dream Catcher, Apply Today! Drive Today!

1.800.910.6402

812

AUTO SERVICES

HOPE AUTO BODY, complete collision repair & restoration. www.hopeautobody.ca Call (604)869-5244

838

RECREATIONAL/SALE

1998 Layton 22.5 ft RV with awning, stove, oven, fridge, microwave, inside/outside shower with tub. $5500 obo. Call 604-860-9353 1998 laris ATV, Call 7629

845

Suzuki Snowmobile, 1992 PoATV, 2002 Bombardier 650 2005 Security 10’ camper. Donna after 5:30 (604)869-

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

The Scrapper

SELF-SERVE DISCOUNT AUTO PARTS

OVER A THOUSAND VEHICLES TO CHOOSE FROM

Now That’s a Deal!

Hours: 8:30 am–5:00 pm 7 days a week www.pickapart.ca 792-1221

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43645 Industrial Way, Chilliwack

2000 DODGE NEON 4 door, auto, sedan, Aircared, low kms. ST#467. $2,500. 2001 DODGE CARAVAN 7 psgr, loaded. ST#534 $2,900. 2001 HONDA CIVIC 4 dr auto loaded A/cared ST#518 $3,900. 2007 DODGE CARAVAN 7 psgr, auto, fully loaded. Only this week! STK#546, $3,900. 2001 KIA SEPHIA, 4 dr sedan, auto. Only 88K. ST#493. $3,995. 2006 SATURN ION 4 dr, auto, Aircared. ST#389. $5,500. 2006 PONTIAC MONTANA. 7 psgr, auto, loaded STK#554. $5,900. 2004 FORD EXPLORER 4 door, 4X4, auto, 7 passenger, fully loaded, ST#470 $7,900. 2005 HYUNDAI SANTA FE AWD, 4 dr, auto, only 140km, ST#371. $8,900 2009 DODGE AVENGER, 4dr fully loaded. ST#532. $8,900. 2009 DODGE JOURNEY 4 dr, auto, 5 psgr. ST#418. $11,900. 2004 HUMMER H2 4 door, auto, 4X4, ST#384. $13,900. 2009 FORD F150. Super crew 4dr, auto, 4 X 4, loaded. ST#492. $16,900.

The Public Hearing will be conducted on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the FVRD Ofmce, 4th Floor Boardroom, 45950 Cheam Avenue, Chilliwack, B.C. The purpose of Bylaws 1258 to 1266 is to amend all Electoral Area Ofmcial Community Plans (OCPs) to introduce consistent Development Permit Areas (DPAs) for Riparian Areas in each OCP. The DPAs will protect streams and riparian habitat primarily through the involvement of qualimed environmental professionals and the identimcation of Streamside Protection and Enhancement Areas (SPEAs) that should remain free of development, including the disturbance of soils and vegetation.

TOP CA$H PAID TODAY For SCRAP VEHICLES! 2 hr. Service www.a1casper.com (604)209-2026

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673 SCRAP CARS & METALS - CA$H for CARS Up to $300. No Wheels - No Problem! Friendly &

Professional Service. Servicing the Fraser Valley 1-855-771-2855

2003 FORD FOCUS 4 dr, auto, Aircared, ST#545, $3,900. 2007 TOYOTA COROLLA, 4 dr, auto, sedan, 82K only. ST# 393. $9,900. 2007 FORD FUSION 4 door auto, loaded, A/cared, ST#321 $6,900 2007 DODGE Caravan 7 psgr, Aircared, ST#524 $5,900. 2008 SATURN ASTRA 4 dr, h/back, sunroof, auto. ST#366. $9,900. 2007 KIA RONDO 4 dr, auto, 7 psgr, leather, runs good, ST#424. $10,900. 2009 TOYOTA COROLLA 4 dr sedan, loaded. No trade. ST#504. $10,900. 2008 JEEP COMPASS 4 door, auto, low km, only 83K kms, ST#447. $11,900. 2006 FORD F350 XLT quad cab, 4X4, auto, diesel, only 156K ST#17. $12,900. 2010 DODGE JOURNEY 4 dr, auto, loaded, 7 psgr. ST#428. $13,900. 2007 FORD F350 XLT Crew cab, diesel, 4X4, auto, short box only 162K. ST#126. $14,900. 2007 FORD F350 LARIAT crew cab, diesel, 4 X 4, auto short box. ST#275. $16,900.

Financing Available www.keytrackautosales.ca

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ENGINES - GAS ......................................... $139.95 TRANSMISSIONS ....................................... $49.95 ALTERNATORS............................................. $17.95 STARTERS .................................................... $17.95 HOODS .......................................................... $40.95 FENDERS ...................................................... $20.95 CAR DOORS.................................................. $34.95 TRUCK/VAN/SUV DOORS .......................... $44.95 ALL BUCKET SEATS - MANUAL ............... $19.95 ALL BENCH SEATS...................................... $24.95 ANY PLAIN STEEL WHEEL .......................... $7.95

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• Fraser Valley Regional District Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1258, 2014 [hereinafter referred to as Bylaw 1258] • Fraser Valley Regional District Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1259, 2014 [hereinafter referred to as Bylaw 1259] • Fraser Valley Regional District Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1260, 2014 [hereinafter referred to as Bylaw 1260] • Fraser Valley Regional District Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1261, 2014 [hereinafter referred to as Bylaw 1261] • Fraser Valley Regional District Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1262, 2014 [hereinafter referred to as Bylaw 1262] • Fraser Valley Regional District Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1263, 2014 [hereinafter referred to as Bylaw 1263] • Fraser Valley Regional District Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1264, 2014 [hereinafter referred to as Bylaw 1264] • Fraser Valley Regional District Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1265, 2014 [hereinafter referred to as Bylaw 1265] • Fraser Valley Regional District Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1266, 2014 [hereinafter referred to as Bylaw 1266]

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The public hearing on Bylaws 1258 to 1266 is to be held by a delegate of the FVRD Board. Copies of the Board resolution making the delegation and copies of Bylaws 1258 to 1266 are available for public inspection until April 30th, 2014 at the Fraser Valley Regional District, 45950 Cheam Avenue, Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6 (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday) . For further information, please contact the Planning Department at 604-702-5000, toll free 1-800-528-0061, or by email at planninginfo@fvrd.bc.ca. Information is available online at: http://www.fvrd.bc.ca/InsidetheFVRD/CommunityPlanning/Pages/RAR.aspx At this public hearing, all persons who believe that their interest in property is affected by the proposed Bylaws will be afforded an opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the Bylaws which are the subject of the hearing. Written submission may also be submitted to Fraser Valley Regional District in advance of the hearing but must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. April 30th, 2014. Written submissions will be entered into the public hearing record. An informal public information meeting to be facilitated by FVRD staff regarding the Bylaw will be held at 7:00 p.m. immediately preceding the Public Hearing. Dated this 9th day of April 2014 Paul Gipps Chief Administrative Ofmcer


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Hope Standard, April 24, 2014