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sues left at the bargaining table we were going in a direction that would see us going backwards, so on the evening of Monday, April 20, 2015 mediation came to an end,” reads the letter posted to social media. Both sides remained silent as far as further comment when asked by The Northern Sentinel, the sister newspaper to The Norhern Connector. Meanwhile the union did say they have an offer from Unifor 2301 in Kitimat to offer essentially one hour of pay per member per month up to two months after a contract gets resolved. Local 2301 does have to vote on that endorsement at their next meeting.

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TERRACE - Council will be rewriting and submitting a letter to the provincial health ministry to request that a rehabilitation facility for addicted youth be brought back to the northwest. According to local resident and advocate Adrienne Goodrich who was at council with a group of fellow advocates, the problem of youth addiction to hard drugs is a disproportionally bad problem in the area. The removal of the Atlas Youth Centre run by Terrace and District Community Services Society and financed by the province up until 2009 was a terrible blow and Goodrich wants council to again advocate for the return of such

a facility. “Since the closure of Atlas Youth Treatment Centre in 2009, our region has been without a residential addictions treatment for the community’s most precious and vulnerable members,” said Goodrich, adding that the counselling that is available is insufficient. Youth are sent to Prince George if they are in need of detox. “Prince George is pretty big. For someone to come from a small community to Prince George, the treatment centre is in the middle of town, there is culture shock and there is a lot for them to overcome to stay on a successful path,” she continued. Councillor Stacey Tyers recommended that the letter ask for a detox centre as a start.

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Rupert mayor tells the feds his city’s ready to manage LNG PRINCE RUPERT - From the chambers of City Hall to the halls of Parliament, Prince Rupert Mayor Lee Brain is working to ensure leaders at all levels of government buy-in to council’s LNG Go Plan. Brain and city manager Robert Long spent four days in Ottawa last week to speak with various officials about the plan, which will be released in draft form in the coming weeks, and seek support for Prince Rupert’s plan to manage the growth related to the liquefied natural gas industry. “We went there because Prince Rupert is becoming Canada’s trade gateway,” he said. “With the expansion of the container terminal we are really beginning to see that manifest. Now that we have decisions around LNG coming as early as this June, we’re basically look-

ing for partners with our LNG Go Plan ... a lot of the policies the government has been passing are for the expansion of the resource economy and we wanted to make them more aware that we are the end of the line for that so we need an extra layer of focus and attention if we are going to be successful with LNG,” he said. “It was really productive and got everyone realizing there is a sense of urgency for our region, not just Prince Rupert but for the Kitimat and Terrace area as well. Our area really needs some laser focused attention. It was a really productive and meaningful interaction with a number of ministries.” Among the meetings the two took in were a discussion with Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification Michelle Rempel and meetings with senior policy advisors in the ministries of industry, natural resources, fisheries and oceans, social devel-

opment and infrastructure. While seeking support, Brain said he encouraged the officials to look to Prince Rupert as an example of how to handle growth in communities across the country. “Our main message to them was that we want to be the model for how to handle rapid growth because, unfortunately, no community in the world has really done this right. “There is a lot of issues that happen on the ground without proper planning and no community has been able to handle proper growth,” he said, noting city leaders will be meeting with the District of Kitimat to discuss their plans for growth. “We feel we can be the model so all residents are taken care of, housing and social issues are taken care of and environmental needs are taken care of and that those things are thought out and planned out before there is a major influx.”

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by a range of industries. “These critical-trades seats match training with jobs in demand,” said provincial Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson. The shift in education and training to align with jobs in demand benefits students, employ-

ers and the provincial economy.” Northwest Community College is to get $729,120 for a number of training seats – 166 when all is taken into account. These seats will be in welding, two levels of electrical training, plumbing and three levels of professional cook training.

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Prince Rupert city council opposing cuts to NWCC courses By Martina Perry THE NORTHERN CONNECTOR

PRINCE RUPERT - Prince Rupert city council has expressed its disapproval of Northwest Community College (NWCC) decreasing academic courses at its Prince Rupert campus. A release put out in April by the Northwest Community College Students’ Union indicated college officials were proposing to cut up to 40 university cours-

es throughout northern campuses, including 15 in Prince Rupert, due to declining enrolment in academic programs throughout the region. Coun. Gurvinder Randhawa highlighted his concerns during a council meeting earlier this month. “We should keep those courses here. It’s really important, especially now that we’re expecting growth in our community,” he said. “We need to keep those jobs

and those courses here.” Coun. Joy Thorkelson said removing academic courses offered at Prince Rupert’s campus would impact a significant number of students currently enrolled at the school or those planning to attend in the coming years. “Otherwise it becomes only the people that can afford to live out of town who are going to get an education. I think that’s totally unfair,” she said.

Thorkelson noted the land that NWCC’s Prince Rupert campus sits on was “basically donated” by the city and is solely for the use of an educational facility. “There should be a college on that land and not a half college or quarter college ... our children in this community are entitled to a secondary education [and not just for trades]. We want children to come back to this community who turn out to be the doc-

tors, lawyers and engineers,” she said. The City of Prince Rupert will send a letter stating its opposition to the proposed cuts to NWCC and the appropriate provincial minister. College communications director Sarah Zimmerman said no decisions have been made but that the college needs to respond to budget pressures and lower enrolments specifically in its academic programs.

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So far Voyer says there are 14 teams signed up and teams technically have until the end of May to sign up although he said they will likely make some space for people who can gather five people after that. Teams can be up to 15 people. Beyond the laps there are plans for zoomba lessons and belly dancing demonstrations, along with kids activities and live music, of which they already have a few bands lined up. Organizers this year will certainly be set on beating last year’s total which came in at around $120,000. Voyer said the committee is good for volunteers for the planning but there is always room for day-of volunteers. Information on volunteering, and on team registration, can be emailed to kitimatrelay@

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Scientist doubts LNG boom talk By Josh Massey

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TERRACE – “They’re going to put a bullseye on my picture down in Victoria,” says David Hughes as he leaves the interview room to continue on an eight-stop tour of northern B.C. to cast doubts on the promise of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) economic boom for the region. An independent geo consultant with 35 years experience at the Geological Survey of Canada, Hughes has been a consistent voice of caution during the province’s gallop towards an industry being promoted by the provincial government. His 2013 report Drill Baby Drill warned the U.S. about its overestimation of new oil and gas reserves made accessible from modern drilling techniques and now a study of Canadian reserves with similar conclusions, BC LNG Reality Check, is to be published by the Canada Centre For Policy Alternatives in May. Hughes thinks the amount of natural gas available in major reserves in northeastern B.C. and the ability of companies to extract it is greatly overestimated by the Christy Clark government and the companies pitching their multibillion dollar projects. The information Hughes uses to argue his case comes from the federal National Energy Board (NEB) and the province’s B.C. Oil and

Gas Commission’s own calculations and projections. The first target for Hughes are the 18 liquefaction facilities proposed on the coast, 12 of which already have export licences. He doubts they are even possible given the huge amount of production that would lead to and the reality of demand. “Adding them up comes to 60 million tonnes more than the entire world trade of LNG,” says Hughes. Just supplying one or two facilities would require a dramatic drilling increase beyond the midrange expectations of the National Energy Board, he continued. Hughes says it’s likely Canada would become a net importer of natural gas to feed those facilities. “Basically we have to ramp up gas production way more than the NEB reference case forecast in order to have more than one terminal,” he said of the 330 per cent increase from current gas levels anticipated by 2035 in midrange NEB supply projections. “If we commit to 20 year projects, and are required contractually to provide that gas, we’re going to need to import a lot more gas.” The “high case” scenario of five LNG plants, would require 43,000 new wells by 2040 according to his calculations and he says there are limits to how many drills will fit in these ar-

eas that can effect recoverability of deposits. Just keeping up with current demand would require that 8,000 new wells be drilled in B.C. And domestically in Canada, where we are huge consumers of energy because of the climate and distance between cities, that demand is massive and will continue to be large even as renewable energy sectors grow. “We’re right up there with Saudi Arabia. Actually we are worse than Saudi Arabia. We use about 5.3 times as much energy per capita as the average person in the world. The Americans use 4 times the world average. We use 5.3.” “What is the best use of those resources? Liquidate it as fast as we can?” Hughes asks. “Future generations are going to curse us if we liquidate this for marginal returns.” He said that in the five LNG terminal scenario the Canadian gas surplus would run dry in several decades. “You could run a five terminal case, if you could drill wells fast enough, for about 4050 years. You could run a two terminal case for longer but that’s making optimistic forecasts about recoverability.” He said the amount of gas in the ground

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PORT EDWARD - The District of Port Edward is asking the public to be vigilant following a costly few weeks in the community. “We have had a rash of accidents and things taking place here. We have had vandalism to boats, we lost a bus stop, a vehicle hit the barriers in front of the Welcome to Port Edward sign and we had items stolen from the former school grounds,” explained public works foreman Scott Duffus. A vehicle lost control and hit the retaining barriers at the sign on April 16 and on April 21 the bus stop outside of Maverick Foods was completely destroyed with only tire marks in the grass remaining. “We have to get quotes for a new bus stop from the company in Ontario so it looks like we will have to ship one here. That will be costly, plus with the cost of the shelter itself and

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PRINCE RUPERT - Figures produced by the Prince Rupert Unemployment Action Centre show just how much the rental market changed from 2013 to 2014. In 2013 advocate Ulf Kristiansen handled 38 cases with only three related to housing issues. Fast forward one year and the centre handled 189 cases that included 56 hearings related to tenants trying to fight eviction notices from landlords. Of those 56 hearings, 35 stemmed from eviction notices served to those living in the Port Edward trailer court while another 21 hearings were notices served for those living in apartments and houses in Prince Rupert. Kristiansen noted there was an array of reasons behind these evictions, including unpaid rent, “renovictions”, evictions where the landlord wanted a relative to move in instead, evictions stemming from

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to improve the unit before putting it back on the market at an increased price in order to skirt the 2.5 per cent maximum annual rent increase allowed by the province, Kristiansen said it is a real problem now and may be a bigger one going forward. “I suspect that many landlords are now deciding to renovate or move a relative into their rental units, not because they wanted to do this, but because they wanted to find a reason to get current tenants out. In my current estimation, the current rent in Prince Rupert has gone up by one and a half to two times,” he said, noting landlords seem “anxious” to raise rents. “Anyone who faces a rent increase that seems unreasonable should come and see me at Fishermen’s Hall” Kristiansen said there is hope for those who have been served with eviction notices. He notes that in 2014, approximately 75 per cent of those facing eviction in Prince Rupert prevailed in their hearings.

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PRINCE RUPERT - The earth under the North Coast was shaking last week as a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit south of Haida Gwaii. Natural Resources Canada reports the quake happened at 6:56 a.m. on April 24, 167 kilometres south of the Village of Queen Charlotte. Although the quake was felt by some on the North Coast, no damage was reported and there was no risk of a tsunami.

Block party held to gather feedback plans for old park for children and free hot dogs and beverages. The event was hosted by the McKay Street/Kootenay Avenue Park Redevelopment Project organizing committee, which includes representatives from the City of Prince Rupert, Kaien Anti-Poverty Society, Transition Prince Rupert, Salmonberry Trading Co. Society, Ministerial Society, Salvation Army and Baha’i Youth Leadership group. The committee hosted the event

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PRINCE RUPERT - The group zeroing in on the redevelopment of a neglected park on McKay Street/ Kootenay Avenue hosted a block party last week to hear from neighbourhood residents. More than 100 people attended the Earth Day event in the park’s overgrown baseball field, consisting of music, entertainment, activities

to gather input from those residing in the area about what they’d like to see the park used for, asking residents to fill out a short survey while also trying to recruit volunteers to help build and maintain the new park. “We’re still in the survey phase of asking the community and nearby residents what kinds of things they would like to see on this field. Today is the last step of that,” said Ken Shaw of Transition Prince Ru-

pert. Earlier this month, Prince Rupert Mayor Lee Brain met with students from Pineridge Elementary School to hear their suggestions, with the Kaien Anti-Poverty Society (KAPS) asking neighbourhood residents utilizing its programs for their thoughts. “Everybody that we’ve talked with is very happy with the idea that this place is going to get redeveloped. A lot of ideas and suggestions

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December 20, 1922 to April 15, 2015 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Artur Camara Silva on April 15, 2015. Artur slipped peacefully into the arms of his Lord Jesus. He is now with his beloved wife, Maria de Lourdes Silva who passed away on January 21, 2013. He is survived by his son Arthur (Maria); his daughter Filomena (Durval); her son Jose (Lola); his grandchildren David, Christine (Christopher), Joshua, Daniel, Andrew (Amy), Kristy (Cameron), Jonathan, Amanda and Eva; great grandchildren Caleb, Olivia, Dain, Cohen, Jillian, Hazen and James; his brother Mariano da Silva; sisters-in-law, Merces da Silva and Cremilde da Silva; and numerous nieces and nephews. Artur’s passion was his family, his garden and walking everyday. He will be sadly missed. A celebration of Artur’s life was held at Christ the King Catholic Church on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The Silva and DaCosta families would like to express their gratitude to all for attending Artur’s funeral mass, and also all the prayers that he received from so many friends. A special thank you to Father Terry Brock for visiting Artur at the Multi Level Care, to Father Babji Merugu for officiating the funeral mass, to Dr. Mills and to Multi Level Care and their nursing staff for their kindness and support.

Forever loved and missed.

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Helping Hands of Terrace Society would like to thank everyone for their ongoing support to help our seniors cancer patients & sick children. Your support makes this possible. If anyone would like to help please call us at 778634-3844.

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Upscale Salon & Barbershop is seeking stylists for salon and those that are interested in apprenticing for their barbers license. Work in Kitimat’s largest salon with a well established and return client base. Join our team. email resumes to : tracybest0@gmail.com for more info please call: Tracy at 250-632-3048

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INTERIOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR SCHOOL. NO Simulators. In-the-seat training. Real world tasks. Weekly start dates. Job board! Funding options. SignUp online! iheschool.com 1-866-399-3853

Help Wanted Needed A.S.A.P. Handyman/Carpenter to rebuild small attic area burnt in fire from chimney, refs. reqd. Call 250641-1444 or 250-798-2104

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Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Auton

January 21, 1928 to April 21, 2015 It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our mother and grandmother Betty. Betty was pre-deceased by her beloved husband Donald Auton in 2009. Left behind are her two sons Russell (Dale) and Ian (Marni) and grandchildren, David, Wesley, Skye, and Vaughan. Betty was born in Dundee, Scotland and immigrated to Canada in 1955. She resided in Ocean Falls, New Westminster, and lastly made Kitimat, BC home since 1975. Along the way Betty has made many lasting and true friendships. Her kindness, loyalty, warm conversations, and love for her family and friends will be dearly missed. The family would like to thank the staff and volunteers at the Mountain View Lodge for their compassionate care, and her close friends Dorothy, Linda, and Pat for always being there for Betty. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Betty to: Mountain View Lodge c/o Auxiliary to the Kitimat General Hospital 920 Lahakas Blvd. S, Kitimat BC V8C 2S3

A tea will be held in their honour at the Prince Rupert Golf Course on May 2, 2015 from 1p.m. - 5 p.m.

In loving memory of Deborah Elaine Kirkbright-Vetter May 18, 1961 May 3, 2014 “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” You made people laugh and smile with your quick wit and humour we miss you and will always have your laughter in our minds and hearts. Love from Mom, Nancy Kirkbright; Children, Callum and Paige Vetter; Sisters, Christine White and Julie Kirkbright


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Robert Douglas Melin Robert Douglas Melin passed away April 10, 2015 at the age of 81 years. Robert is predeceased by his parents, Art and Anna Melin, older brother Jerry and infant nephew Mark Melin. Robert is survived by his sister-in-law Margo Melin (Jerry’s wife) and niece Janice Melin of Canoe, B.C.; Brother Ken Melin (Liz) and nephew Paul Melin of Prince Rupert, B.C.; Niece Jennifer Melin-Good; Great Niece Ashley Good-VanHam and great-great nephew Diesel; Great Nephew Dylan Good of Medicine Hat, Alt; Nephew Matthew Melin (Ginelle) and their sons Michael and Luc Melin of Queen Charlotte City, B.C. Robert is also survived by many cousins and other relatives too numerous to be mentioned, but not forgotten. A memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Prince Rupert on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Sverre Ingvallsen officiating. Refreshments will be served afterward.

Sunday Service at 11:00 am Grace Alone, Faith Alone In Christ Alone

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Administrative Officer

April 10, 2015

Pacific Cornerstone Baptist Church

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is seeking applications for an Administrative Officer at the Prince Rupert office. For more information and to apply online, please go to www.jobs.gc.ca and search for administrative officer as the job title. Closing date for applications is midnight, May 4th, 2015.

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If you are looking for a career in a fast-pased industry where you will use your talents to coach a team to deliver “WOW� service; if you are dynamic, responsible and want to succeed, don’t miss this unique opportunity to join our team. Boston Pizza - Terrace is seeking a highly motivated Floor Manager. Your duties will include the day-to-day operations, ensure health and safety regulations are followed, participate in marketing plans and implement as such, enforce provincial liquor legislation and regulations, train and supervise staff. Requires excellent inter-personal skills; experience is essential. You must possess a valid driver’s license. Please fax or email your resume and cover letter to: Debbie Russell, Human Resource Manager. (250) 638-8409 hr@nechako-northcoast.com

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 840 Columbia Ave. – Ph. 250-632-6014 Email: kitimatfbc@telus.net Rev. Tim Coleman

Sunday, May 3 Light Breakfast at 9:30 am “Bible Connections� and Sunday School at 10 am Worship at 11:00 am

Kitimat Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room Phone 250-632-4924 • www.pacificcornerstone.com

“A HEART FOR CHRIST ALONE.â€? • Luke 14:25-34

Christ Church Anglican

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

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Ph. 250-632-5501 email: the-harvest@live.ca

Fifth Sunday of Easter Sunday, May 3 at 10:30 am

Saturday Night Service May 2 at 7pm

Eucharist with Fr. Luke Anker God’s faithfulness extends to all generations.

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COASTAL TAXI AND LIMO BUSINESS For Sale in Kitimat BC Serious Inquiries Only 1-250-632-7998 aft 6 pm 1-250-639-0140

Help Wanted Full-Time Labourer Opportunity to work with Local Contractor. You must be reliable, hard working and have your drivers license and transportation. Wage based on experience. Please drop or mail resume’s to : 626 Enterprise Ave Kitimat B.C. V8C 2E4 M-F 9-4 pm no phone calls. Wanted: Handyman required, on call only, for small complex. Please contact Marg if interested 250-635-9028

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BOOKKEEPING AND GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE HELP NEEDED IN TERRACE, BC. A growing construction business with multiple operating entities requires someone who is (1) Extremely organized (2) Experienced with bookkeeping (Quickbooks and / or Quickbooks online) (3) Able to prioritize and multi-task in a rapid-fire type environment (4) Experienced in dealing with the construction industry. Perks are (1) You’ll work with great people (2) You’ll never be bored (3) You’ll have a lot of fun (4) You can have all the flexibility you need. The position is part-time to start. It will likely become full-time as you prove yourself indispensable and reliable. Wages competitive and negotiable depending on experience. Send a cover letter and resume by May 15th to: willow@pinnaclepac.com.

Property Information Collectors We currently have vacancies for Permanent Property Information Collectors in our Dawson Creek, Prince George, and Williams Lake Assessment offices. For detailed information on these opportunities please refer to the career section of our website: www.bcassessment.ca/careers

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Pastor Clint Magnus • ph. 250-632-6962 KITIMAT TERRACE 1474 Nalabila Blvd. 3226 Kalum St. (Happy Gang Centre)

11:00 am Sunday Worship

9:45 am Sunday School

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Christ the King PARISH

1760 Nalabila Boulevard Ph 250-632-2215 • Father Babji Merugu, SAC www.catholickitimat.ca Saturday, May 2 7:30 pm Celebration of the Eucharist

Sunday, May 3 10:00 am Celebration of the Eucharist

Fifth Sunday of Easter “Abide in me as I abide in you, says the Lord; My branches bear much fruit.� John 15:4, 5

Feast of Our Lady Fatima Saturday, May 9 Mass at 5 pm with procession to follow Auction, raffle and goodies in church hall following the celebration.

A New Testament Church tel. 250-632-1146

6:30 pm every Saturday at 1405 Cormorant Avenue

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

Sunday, May 3 - 10:30 am Morning Worship Service & Children’s Church Wednesday Evenings 7:30 pm Bible Studies ALL ARE WELCOME

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Presbyterian Church Lahakas and Nalabila Ph. 250-632-2044 or 250-639-6464

Sunday, May 3 • Fifth Sunday of Easter 10:30 am Morning Worship Service Worship Leader: Andrew McIntosh “Come and join our church family.â€?

FIRST UNITED CHURCH 1180 Kingfisher Ave. • Ph. 250-632-7149 Email: kituc@telus.net

Rev. Dr. Dona Lethbridge

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Are you ready for a superior local government challenge, ready and willing to partner with a diverse Board, and a creative and visionary staff? The Regional District continues a collaboration which includes resource extraction, LNG and commercial fishing in a setting of First Nations culture and the biodiversity of wilderness parks that are famous around the world. The Regional Administration office is located in Prince Rupert, BC a full service City located south of the Alaska Panhandle. Prince Rupert has a wide array of services including medical, education and recreation both indoor and outdoor. The position: The Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District is seeking a talented individual to fill the position of Treasurer. Completion of a relevant accounting degree supplemented by courses in municipal administration is desirable but an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. A strong interest in the area will be a requirement. An ability to work under minimal supervision as well as excellent interpersonal, presentation, time management and organization skills are essential. The Treasurer will provide operational support to the Regional District’s CAO with primary responsibilities in the area of finance including budgets, expenditure control, reports, and financial statements. However, the specific role and responsibilities of this position will be refined with consideration of the skills, knowledge and the abilities of the successful candidate. The Regional District offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package based on the experience and qualifications of the successful applicant. An information package is available from the consultant that includes a job description, salary, benefits, plus an organization chart. Call Jim Craven at 250-744-9455 for a full discussion about the opportunity or email craven@telus.net Qualified applicants are requested to their resume and covering letter plus 3 references to: Jim Craven James R. Craven and Associates Ltd. craven@telus.net 250-744-9455 jrcraven.ca Closing Date: May 11th, 2015. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those short listed for interviews will be contacted.

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Gitlaxt’aamiks Village Government is looking for an Economic Development Resource Officer to join our team. Reporting to the Director of Community Relations, the Economic Development Resource Officer will be responsible for facilitating, promoting and securing opportunities for Economic and Business Development and increase local employment Description: The Economic Development Resource Officer will be primarily responsible for community economic development planning and initiatives; identifying economic opportunities; securing funding for economic development activities and programs, and promote the community in order to expand economic opportunities. Responsibilities: tOversee the community Economic Development Program and planning process tPrepare a strategic Economic Development Plan for the organization including vision goals and objectives and prepare Economic Profiles of the region and community tIdentify opportunities for the community Economic development by sector, projects and initiatives tSecure funding for Economic Development activities and programs including preparation of funding proposals tAssist local organizations, business and individuals with establishing economic and community development plans businesses and projects tPromote the community in order to expand Economic Development opportunities tPerform other duties as assigned by the CAO or the Director of Community Relations Qualifications: tDiploma or Degree in Community Economic Development and or Business Administration Diploma with related financial experience tMinimum two to five years experience in the Community Economic Development field tDemonstrated ability to think and act strategically in a political and community service environment tBusiness planning & development, market analysis and financial management tKeen understanding of northern economic, cultural and political environment tIn-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office including MS Word, Excel & Power Point tAbility to work independently with minimal direction & supervision tStrong interpersonal and communications skills tCriminal Record Check is mandatory tValid Class 5, BC Drivers License While we appreciate all applications received, only those contacted will be interviewed. We reserve the right to re-post this position in the event that no qualified applicants apply. No faxes or telephone calls will be accepted. Submit your cover letter, resume and three (3) current employment references to: Dena Robinson, Human Resource Manager Gitlaxt’aamiks Village Government PO Box 233 5200 Skateen Avenue New Aiyansh, BC, V0J 1A0

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POSITION OVERVIEW Reporting to the Sales and Office Manager, the Purchaser is responsible for acquiring goods, services, and supplies for the store. In addition, the position on provides coordination of information flow between the store and suppliers. The Purchaser takes responsibility for the store’s materials and operating supplies inventory levels and accuracy. QUALIFICATIONS: tBackground in purchasing, product inventory tMaintenance planning is an asset tProven safety track record tGood computer skills tPrevious experience in a supervisory role is an asset Competitive Wages Commensurate With Experience. Benefit Package. Please apply in person with resume: Attn: Harry or Chris, 3528 Hwy. #16, Smithers B.C. or email: chris_m@smitherslumber.com

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The position requires cleaning of both auditoriums, bathrooms, lobby and entrance. It is anticipated to be 2-3 days per week with 2 of those days being Saturday & Sunday with potential to increase to 5 days per week in the future. Please send your resume to: Tillicum Twin Theatres #400 - 4720 Lakelse Ave, Terrace, BC, V8G 1R6 Email: kard@telus.net

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Ofďƒžce Support Aero Trading Co. Ltd. is seeking the right individual for a fulltime position in a fastpaced office environment. Skills and attributes required are: good interpersonal and communications skills (written and verbal), computer literate and skilled in Microsoft Excel, professional attitude, eager to learn, able to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities, able to work efficiently under pressure, able to exercise sound judgement. Applicants send cover letter, resume and references: Attention Nicole, Aero Trading Co. Ltd., PO Box 1102, Port Edward, BC, V0V 1G0 or email: nicole@aerotrading.ca or fax 250-628-9311. Note: Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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The ideal candidate will be customer service oriented, self motivated and enjoy design and color coordinating. You will be responsible for the sale of a large range of carpets, timber, laminate Ćƒooring, vinyl, tile and rugs. This dynamic role includes customer service and sales, on-site measures and maintaining the showroom.

Pets & Livestock

Feed & Hay ROUND HAY Bales, barn stored, for sale. 250-846-5855 or 250-882-3083.

Merchandise for Sale

Building Supplies For Sale sawn red cedar shakes #1 grade $150/square. Cedar gardening stakes 1�x1�x3’ pckg. of 25 for $2. Cedar lumber suitable for a deck or for fencing, also 4x4 and 2x2 for spindles good quality, reasonable price. Call 250-641-5944

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Tutor Required: for one on one, in home. Student for grade 11 & 12 Math/Sciences. Wage negotiable. 250-6359192

LOGGING ~ Truck Loads of firewood. Dry Pine & mixed Hemlock and Spruce. Call: 250-635-8121

Financial Services 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 LARGE FUND Borrowers Wanted Start saving hundreds of dollars today! We can easily approve you by phone. 1st, 2nd or 3rd mortgage money is available right now. Rates start at Prime. Equity counts. We don’t rely on credit, age or income. Call Anytime 1-800-639-2274 or 604-430-1498. Apply online www.capitaldirect.ca

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Garage Sales GARAGE SALE Fri. May 8: 6 pm - 9 pm Sat. May 9: 9 am - noon St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 5th and McBride

Misc. for Sale KITIMAT BOXES, BOXES, BOXES You need them and we have them. Buy one bundle of 10 for $5.00 and we will give you a bundle for free. Come down to the Kitimat Northern Sentinel office at 626 Enterprise Avenue 9:00am - 4:30pm

Misc. Wanted Private Collector Looking to Buy Coin Collections, Silver, Antique Native Art, Estates + Chad: 778-281-0030 in town.

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1/2 acre on the Skeena River, Queensway,Terrace BC: House For Sale $330,000. This 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath home has 780 sq ft on the main floor PLUS a full basement that is partially finished PLUS a 12 x 24 insulated and wired shop. A large partially covered deck with a perfect view of Sleeping Beauty Mountain and the Terrace Bridges. Conveniently located 4 km to Walmart and 7 Km to the Airport. Contact us by Phone: 250-922-4860 Email: graham4632@gmail.com

3 bdrm condo avail. imm., ref. & damage depo. req. 250635-2932 or 250-615-1057

APARTMENTS/ CONDOMINIUMS

Skyline Manor

1 Bedroom Basement Suite; 7th Ave W. No S/P, electric heat. References required. $700.00 per month. (250)6279307

Avail. imm. - one bdrm suite completely furnished. Rent incl. linen, dishes, Satellite TV, covered patio, Security system, laundry, built in vacuum, dishwasher, and storage. Internet Available, seperate cost. THIS IS A VERY NICE MODERN SUITE Just 10 minutes from town, with country living. I AM LOOKING FOR A CLEAN QUIET PERSON, NO SMOKING AND NO PETS. $1000/month + D.D (1/2 of lst months rent)CALL 250-6351355 BEFORE 9:00 P.M.

BEST PLACE TO LIVE Now taking applications for 1, 2, & 3 bdrm. suites If you’re looking for clean, quiet living in Terrace and have good references. Please Call: 250-638-0799

HOUSE For Sale: 4 Bed, 2 Bath: Graham Avenue Terrace BC $285,000 1824 sqft split entry with 2 bedrooms and 1 Bath on the top level plus a sundeck off the kitchen. The lower level has 2 bedrooms,1 Bath plus laundry area, rec room and storage area. The house is currently rented. Phone 250-922-4860 Email: graham4632@gmail.com

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Renovated 1 & 2 bdrm Suites Furnished & Un-Furnished. Quiet Living. On Site Management. Gym, Hot Tub & Sauna.

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

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

KITIMAT

MIDTOWN APARTMENTS

Free heat & Free Hot Water Furnished & Unfurnished 1 & 2 bedrooms Security Entrances No Pets. No Smoking

250-627-5820

250.632.7179

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

250-624-9298

GATEWAY APARTMENTS

PR: One and Two bdrm apartments with harbour views and decks available. Close to town, furnished or unfurnished. N/S and N/P. Ref. required. Contact 250-720-5580

For Sale By Owner

Please call 250-302-9108 250-305-0446 Mobile Homes & Pads AVAILABLE immediately, looking for responsible, working person(s) to rent on-site mobile home trailer, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, located at #4384 Hwy 37S. $800 per month, includes hydro, fridge/stove. Please contact Ben Sabal at 250-798-2277 (ext. 24) for more details.

Modular Homes

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627-7137 1.1 Acre Lot 120X400, Terrace 4928Agar. $350,000 250-635-0510, 250-631-7486

KITIMAT APTS BEST VALUE

References Required.

McBride & 8th Prince Rupert Unfurnished - Furnished (Furnished short Term Rentals Available) Close to downtown Adult-oriented No Pets

Lots

KITIMAT

CLIFF SIDE APARTMENTS

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1 and 2 bedroom apartments for rent, under new management, newly renovated, large suites with balconies, includes hot water.

Walsh Avenue Apartments

FOR SALE BY OWNER

Off of Kalum Lk Rd minutes from town. executive 3 storey, 7 bdrm, 3 full bath jacuzzi, ensuite, steam sauna, full rec rm & bar, central vac, wood, electric furnace immaculate island kitchen, side office , 2.5 massive shops, paved drive, secluded, 10 acres, mixed timber, “many extras negotiable” great revenue investment. asking $769,000. Call 250-638-0734 or 250-615-8457

HILLCREST PLACE APARTMENTS Totally Renovated (ask for details) Security Entrance, Dishwasher, No Pets, No Smoking 250-632-7814

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Modular Home for Rent 1 bdrm modular home for rent in quiet adult orientated park in Thornhill comes completely furnished with TV, S/F, W/D fully stocked Kitchen, linens for both bathroom and bedroom, small second room that can be used as a office or for storage. Suitable for couple or 1 person. No Parties, Pets or Smokers. $1000/mo avail. May 1st call 250 635 7467 for appointment to view.

QUATSINO APTS KITIMAT

Help for today. Hope for Tomorrow.

Downtown location Balconies Security Entrances Some furnished suites Call for an appointment 250.632.4511

Call 1-800-667-3742

www.kitimatapartments.com

SANDPIPER APTS KITIMAT Newer Buildings Elevators Security Entrances Covered Parking Balconies www.kitimatapartments.com

250.632.4254

Commercial/ Industrial For rent 1610sqft of commercial space workshop or retail next to Minute Muffler on Greig Ave., $1600/mo., 250635-7707 or 250-632-1649

Classifieds Get Results! Cottages / Cabins Furnished Cottage at Lakelse Lake, Highway side. Suitable for 1 or 2 people. Ref Required. No pets or partiers. Non smoking. 250-798-2267

Duplex / 4 Plex 2 bdrm duplex small, N/P, no parties. $750/mo + utilities and damage deposit, refs. reqd. 778-634-2451

Homes for Rent Furn. 2bdrm. @ 4651 Beaver, N/S + no dogs, good refs. reqd. $1000 250-638-8639 3 bdrm newly reno. house 1300 sq/ft, wrap-around sundeck, 2 bath, marble wall in living room, 5 appl., beautiful view of Copper Mountain, close to schools, small pets ok. Avail. June 1st, rent $1800. phone Rob 250-6355652 3 BEDROOM BUNGALOW Fully furnished for rent in Kitimat avail. middle of May call 250-632-5566 Bill AVAILABLE NOW. Executive House. Furnished 4 bed/ 2 full baths. $2500/mo. Absolutely NP/NS. 1 yr lease. 250-6387747, leave message. For Rent: 2 bedroom house in Thornhill, 1 bath, 5 appliances, sundeck, covered garage, close to schools. Rent $1650. Avail June 1st or 15th. Phone Rob 250-635-5652 PR: 2 bdrm, 1 bath house avail. May 15 or June 1. $1350 per mon, plus utilities. Ref. req. Call Ryan at 778-8843956

TERRACE 4bdrm lwr-duplex, incl., N/G heat, F/S, W/D. No parties, N/S, N/P. Empl. adult family, ref’s & deposit Req’d. $1300/mo. 250-798-9554

PR: 3 Bdrm, 1 1/2 bath upper suite. Looking for a responsible working couple. $1050/mon. + utilities and half mon. D/D. No pets, N/P, N/S. Avail. Now. 1502 7th Ave East Call 250-622-9418 or 250-6275087

For Sale By Owner

For Sale By Owner

For Sale

*Home-based business opportunity

545,000.00

$

Real Estate 4000 sq.ft. warehouse

5 bedroom house

Now serving Terrace & Kitamat & Prince Rupert area. 0% commission. ‘’Sell your house & pay yourself’’ Call Vikki @ 1866-377-4897 for a package that suit your needs.

Office/Studio

5855 Lake Kathlyn Rd, 4km west of Smithers: 5 bedroom house, 4 room office/studio and 4000 sq ft heated warehouse with 3 phase power on 1.59 acres, fully gated compound, fantastic mountain and lake view. Would consider house in Smithers as trade equity. For an appointment to view - call 250-877-3479, serious inquiries only or call Donna Grudgfield at Re/Max Bulkley Valley Realty 250.847.5999

1200 Summit Ave. Bachelor & 1 Bedroom Suites. Security Entrance, harbour views, balconies, storage, laundry facilities, hot water & heat included. Sorry no pets. Close to hospital, bus stop & downtown. References required. Contact our on site Manager at 250-624-6019

Office/Retail TERRACE OFFICE/RETAIL FOR LEASE #101-4614 Greig Ave. 1800 sq ft, air-conditioned $2000 per/month util. not incl. Available immediately Agent-Shannon McAllister 250-635-9184 c-250-615-8993 Terrace Real Estate Co. Ltd.

Rentals

Community Newspapers We’re at the heart of things™ Available May 7, 1bdrm basement suit, N/S, N/P, No Parties. Utilities + cable and WiFi included. $1250/mo. Refs. and damage deposit reqd. Call 250-635-2873

Rentals

Suites, Upper Newly reno. quiet 2 bdrm. sep. suite in a safe neighborhood (Thornhill). N/Smoking, N/Parties, N/Pets. Landlord on site. Quiet respt. people need only apply. $1000/mo. inc. yrd. mtce. garbage coll, satellite TV. $500 damage deposit 250-635-3492.


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2015 THUNDER JET BOAT REAR FISHING DECK, V-8 JET

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‘13 Ford Fiesta SE Now Was $15,499 $14,799

2015 THUNDER JET LTD EDITION V-8 HEAVY DUTY BOTTOM JET BOAT

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‘12 Mazda 3 Sport Lux Pkg Now Was $19,499 $18,499

2010 KAWASAKI KX250F $

‘13 Subaru Outback Touring Now Was $27,999 $26,499

2012 KTM 690 ENDURO

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23’ Sleekcraft Jet Boat 455 Olds, 450hp, 5hrs on motor & jet rebuild, $15,000 250-638-8283 or 604-7156171, iholma@citywest.ca

Legal Notices

TAKE NOTICE THAT, in accordance with the Community Charter, the Council of the District of Stewart is proposing the sub lease of the following Lands: District of Stewart Log Dumping 5M Right of Way of District Lot 7318 Cassiar District Water L ot Block B District Lots 2096, 1292 & 7184 Cassiar District

For any further information, or to submit any comments or concerns, please contact:

‘11 Chevrolet HHR LT Now Was $12,999 $11,499 ALL PRICES PLUS $499 ADMIN.

VALID UNTIL MAY 31, 2015.

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info@thornhillmotors.com Terrace, BC DEALER #7041

Saturn 1999 car and Polaris Sportsman 500 quad year 2000. $3000/each obo. Call 250-635-3518

Motorcycles 2008 Fatboy CW. Low Miles, saddle bags. $12,000 firm. Call 635-9695

Recreational/Sale 1995 Slumber Queen RV 24’ fifth wheel. Great condition. Sleeps 5. One family owned since new. No leaks, no mustiness. Professionally maintained. Hitch also available. $5500 obo. 250-615-8466

SUZUKI GS 500 STREET BIKE * Plus applicable taxes.

KEN’S MARINE

4946 Greig Ave., Terrace

250-635-2909

Tuesday - Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. www.kensmarine.ca 1988 5th Wheel RV

Fleetwood Resort 21 ft, c/w awning, fridge, stove, furnace, hydlc jacks, sleeps 4. Everything works, clean unit, renovated, new tires. asking $4500 250-632-2967 in Kitimat (12-4 pm or after 7 pm)

On or before 4:00pm on May 15, 2015. Emails can be sent to: cao@districtofstewart.com Please identify your subject as: “Canada Resurgence Developments Ltd. Sub Lease�

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NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROPERTY DISPOSITION

Legal Notices

Take notice that Pretium Exploration Inc., 1600 – 570 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 3P1, free miner certificate client number 248421, has applied to the Chief Gold Commissioner for the Province of British Columbia, for two mining leases of minerals identified by the mineral claims listed below. The mineral claims will be surveyed by a BCLS, whose field notes and plans will be approved by the Surveyor General.

• Tenure Numbers 1034916 and 1034946 • Mineral Titles Map Number 104B.050 • Cassiar Land District Posted at the Chief Gold Commissioner’s office in Victoria, British Columbia, this 16th Day of April, 2015.

NOTICE OF TEMPORARY USE PERMIT APPLICATION Pursuant to Section 921 of the Local Government Act, Public Notice is hereby given that the Council of the District of Stewart proposes to adopt a resolution to allow a Temporary Use Permit to, Moira Hyslop, as set out below: The Purpose: The Lands: Permit Preview: To set up a camp for the purpose of housing construction workers. This will be set up at 2104 Bear River Highway, Lot 1, DL 448, PRP10955. The permit and map of location can be viewed at the District of Stewart Municipal Office April 28th to May 11th between the hours of 8:30am to 4:30pm Date of Consideration: The resolution will be considered for adoption on May 11th at the Regular Council Meeting at 7:00pm

Cars - Sports & Imports

Cars - Sports & Imports

THIS WEEKS SPECIALS

2011 Audi A5 Quattro Auto w/manual shift, Heated Seats, Leather, Full Roof Sunroof, LOADED, 96,895 kms

Mrs. M. Tarrant Chief Administrative Officer District of Stewart Ph: 250.636.2251 14172-2M

Legal Notices

The following mineral claims are subject to the mining lease applications:

Legal Notices

The period of the lease is 1 (one) year commencing from April 1, 2015.

14250-1SA

Boats

Serious inquiries only Please

To: Canada Resurgence Developments Ltd. #101 – 5221 Keith Ave. Terrace, BC V8G 1L2

8,99900

Boats

CLASSIC/COLLECTOR 1971 300SEL 3.5 Mercedes Benz. 75,000km. Very good condition, always garaged, never driven in winter. Well maintained. Maintenance records, service/parts book. Manuals. Some spare parts. 250-632-6755

PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 26 & 94 OF THE COMMUNITY CHARTER 14114-1M

BC

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DISTRICT OF STEWART

‘10 Honda Ridgeline EX Now Was $24,999 $22,999

CUSTOM WELD BOATS ARE CUSTOM BUILT TO YOUR NEEDS

#4352A

$24,995

2014 Toyota Yaris

4 Dr. Hatchback, 5 spd Manual, A/C, C/C, Traction Control, Bluetooth Enabled

LEGAL NOTICE In view of past May holiday weekend vandalism and environmental damage the Exstew River Recreation Site, described by the Schedule ‘A’ map dated April 18, 2008 (file: 16660-20/0515), and the Exstew River access road from approximately 0.5 km. north of Highway 16, are closed to the public, including all motor vehicles and all terrain vehicles. Pursuant to Section 58(1)(b) of the Forest and Range Practices Act and by order of the Regional Manager, Northern Interior Region, the area known as the Exstew River Recreation Site and access road is closed to the public From 10:00 hours Monday May 11, 2015 to 10:00 hours Tuesday May 19, 2015. Physical closure is at approximately 0.5 km along the Exstew Road. The purpose of the order is to protect recreation and environmental resources, and reduce random camping impact and vandalism. The following parties are exempted from this order: • Employees of government agencies who require access to the Exstew River area to conduct their legal responsibilities, and • Companies and individuals who are authorized under another provincial enactment to access the order area. For more information or clarification contact the North Coast / Kalum / Cassiar Recreation District, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, #200 5220 Keith Avenue, Terrace, British Columbia, V8G 1L1 or phone (250) 638-5100.

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TERRACE

MAY 2 – Hospice Garage Sale goes from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 145 Old Lakelse Lake Drive. MAY 2 – The Skeena Valley Farmers Market opens for the summer from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Market St. (next to George Little Park). The farmers market runs every Saturday until October 31. MAY 2 – Happy Gang Centre hosts a pancake breakfast the first Saturday of every month from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Come one, come all, good eats, good laughs. MAY 9 – All families with young children are invited to the annual Early Years Family Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Suwilaawks Community School (3430 Sparks St.). A free family event with information and activities from the early child development field. For more, contact Make Children First Network at www.terracechildren. org or 250-635-8761. MAY 9 – Garage Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Knox United Church (4907 Lazelle Ave.). For further information, please call 250-6356014 or e-mail knoxterrace@telus.net. MAY 10 – Mother’s Day Show and Shine is free from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Thornhill Pub. All vehicles welcome. Hosted by the Skeena Valley Cruizers. For more details, call 250-635-4727 or kdahms@telus.net. ONGOING DIGGITY DOG, Ollie’s back! The Terrace Public Library welcomes the return of our “expert listener” Ollie, now under “Paws for Stories”, who will work with new readers to practice their skills in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Sign up each Tuesday after school in May and June, 3:30 to 4:30. Program begins May 5, call us at 250-638-8177 or come in to register. “CHECK IT Out” welcomes kids of all ages to the Terrace Public Library for after school fun each Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30, beginning May 5th. Enjoy snacks, books and friends! This is a free drop-in program with no registration required. Let us help you

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KITIMAT

SEPTEMBER 1 – Sportfish Advisory Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Kitimat Rod & Gun Club. Topics for discussion: Fish possession limits and transporting; and Steelhead plan. For more info call Jack Riddle 250-8888202. ONGOING BRANCH 250 of the Kitimat Ladies Auxiliary hold regular meetings every second Thursday of the month. More information by calling Nancy at 250-632-4051, or Lyn at 250-632-2351. ON MONDAYS: From 1 to 3 p.m. the Zone 10 of the BC Seniors Games Society will be taking memberships for 2015. Registration is at the Kitimat Seniors Centre. For more information, call Bill Whitty at 250-632-2710, or call Margaret Ferns at 250632-2862. CONSIDER JOINING the Friends of the Public Library. To do so contact Luce Gauthier at lucegauthier10@gmail. com or Virginia Charron @ vcharron@kitimatpubliclibrary.org or call 250-632-8985. KITIMAT QUILTERS Guild: If you are interested in joining, please contact Aileen Ponter at 250-632-6225 or Janet Malnis at 250-632-7387. EVERY THURSDAY, the Kitimat Pottery Guild meets in the Riverlodge arts wing, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Interested in playing with clay? All experience levels welcome. For more, call Anne at 250-6323318. THE KITIMAT Public Library offers the highly engaging Mother Goose StoryTime for pre-schoolers Mondays from 10:30 -11:15 .am. Free but please register. HEALTHY BABIES drop-in is held every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Kitimat Child Development Centre. Welcoming families thru pregnancy and up to one year (older siblings welcome). Come meet other parents and infants over light refreshments with

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support from the CDC staff and a Public Health Nurse. For more, call 250-632-3144.

PRINCE RUPERT

MAY 1 - 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Legion Ladies Auxiliary will be holding a Spring Bake Sale in the Rupert Square Mall, Upper Level. We’ll be having some “Mother’s Day” goodies. We thank you for your continued support. MAY 9 - St Andrew’s Anglican Church is hosting their Annual Strawberry Tea (Blueberries if you prefer) from 2-4 pm. There will be a Bake table, Loonie Auction, door prizes and more! Everyone is welcome! ONGOING FRENCH COFFEE CLUB: Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month, join AFFNO and our friends at Hecate Strait for some French conversation (or just come and listen!) and coffee 3-4:30 p.m. inside the new Hecate Strait building (120 First Avenue East, same building as Cargo Kitchen). Call 250-627-1313 for more info! MUSICIANS AND singers: The Prince Rupert Community Band

and Choir seek new members. Band meets Mondays 7:30 – 9:00 and Choir on Wednesdays 7:30 – 9:30. Both meet at the Peter Witherly Community Music Studio at CHSS, Prince Rupert Blvd. Call Peter Witherly at 250-6249634 for more details. MENTAL HEALTH Family Resource Centre will be offering Strengthening Families Together – a free education course for the families, friends and caregivers of individuals living with any mental illness. The course is 10 weeks long, one night per week in Prince Rupert. You will learn about the major mental illnesses, medication and treatment, the mental health system, strategies for self care, and how best to support your loved one. Registration is required and seating is limited. To register or for more details, please call Noreen toll free 1-866-326-7877 or email terrace@bcss.org. Course provided by the BC Schizophrenia Society.

ago and would like to see if you can still make a sound? How about joining John Turner on Thursday evenings 7 – 8 at Prince Rupert Middle School Band room on 9th West. Call John Turner at 624-4634 for details.

PRINCE RUPERT Seniors Centre Bingo Fridays 1- 3 pm. Everyone 19 years and older welcome. THE PRINCE Rupert Genealogy Club meets the first Tuesday of ev-

BEGINNER’S BAND for Adults - Have you always wanted to learn a band instrument but never had the opportunity? Or, did you play long

For Kitimat, send your information to newsroom@northernsentinel.com For Prince Rupert send your info to classifieds@thenorthernview.com and For Terrace, send your information to newsroom@terracestandard.com

ery month at 7:30 p.m. at the Library. Phone Josie at 250-624-3279 for more information. THE PRINCE Rupert Breast Cancer Support Group invites any woman living with cancer to attend our monthly luncheons every 3rd Saturday each month at 12 noon at the Crest Hotel. P.R. ROYAL Canadian Legion meets the 3rd Monday of every month. Come visit the Military Museum Thursday - Sunday from 1:30 pm

- 4:30 pm. Call 250-6222917 for more. RIVER AND Ocean Metis Society of Prince Rupert meets the 3rd Mon. of every month at 1702 Atlin Ave. New people welcome. Refreshments. For more, call 250-627-4013. THIS IS not church! No expectations of financial support or service. Join us in a celebration of faith in Jesus Christ, Sundays 7pm, for praise, prayer and proclamation at the Salvation Army, 25 Grenville Court.

4665 Lazelle Ave, Terrace

(250) 638-8086

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Rupert takes advantage of new home track By Kevin Campbell

THE NORTHERN CONNECTOR

PRINCE RUPERT - Turns out, hosting a track and field meet at Charles Hays has more than one advantage for young, coastal Prince Rupert athletes. Not only do they not have to spend hours in a bus, potentially cramping their knees and legs, but the newly-installed Charles Hays track is, not surprisingly, one of the best in the region. “This is a really nice field, so it’s really awesome to be able to have [a meet] here this year,” said track member and Charles Hays (CHSS) student Quin Diep on Saturday. “The advantage of having a meet here is that we actually have a good track,” said the lone CHSS 2014 provincials-qualifying athlete, Kevin Rioux. “In Terrace, they have a pavement track so it’s hard to use the spiked shoes.” CHSS track and field head coach Dighton Haynes led his team through their first meet of the year on the weekend and they impressed with a second-overall team placing with 303 points, combining the Grade

8 athletes from Prince Rupert Middle School (PRMS). Smithers athletes claimed first with 356 and Terrace third, taking 206 points. “With this being the first meet, it’s time to see what we sort of have and then we’ll assess it after the day and work on each person’s performances,” said the Haynes. “It’s a lot easier for athletes to [come out to the meet] when they’re not travelling, so this will probably be our largest turnout.” Despite the smaller team this year, the coach is confident his athletes can make some noise around the region. Saturday’s athletic showcase began with steeplechase, with javelin and discus at Prince Rupert Middle School, followed by the various distance races and relays at the high school, coinciding with high jump, long jump, triple jump and shot put. In the girls’ Grade 8 100 metre dash final, Prince Rupert’s Maddison Abrahams claimed second-overall and second again in the 400m run. PRMS’ Jessica Nguyen took third. In the 800m Grade 8 girls’ race, Coast Tsimshian’s Rechee Auckland-Horne

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Quin Diep, left, and Kevin Rioux, centre, compete in the 100m dash on Saturday at Charles Hays Secondary School. Prince Rupert finished in second as a team, behind Smithers. nabbed third. Her fellow student, Carissa Cooper took third in the 1, 500m Grade 8 girls’ race. And not only were the schools sharing the field with each other, but also with

Terrace plans bid for major aboriginal hockey tournament By Staff Writer THE NORTHERN CONNECTOR

TERRACE - The area could play host to a national aboriginal hockey championship tournament in 2017 provided a bid being prepared is successful. Eight female and eight male teams of players in their mid to late teens from across Canada along with coaches and others would be expected to attend, says Terrace city councillor Brian Downie, a member of a committee which has been exploring the idea of hosting the tournament. The bantam/midget level National Aboriginal Hockey Championships have been held since 2001 and Downie expects more than 500 people would travel here. “I think this is an exciting opportunity,” said Downie in comparing the tournament to the hosting here in 2010 of the BC Winter Games, an event which harnessed a huge amount of volunteer

participation. As many as 44 games would be played, taking up approximately 120 hours of hockey at the Terrace Sportsplex’s two rinks over a week-long period. “It would be a pretty busy place,” said Downie of the sportsplex. This year’s tournament began April 27 in Halifax and lasts until May 2. The 2013 and 2014 tournaments were held in Kahnawake, Quebec. The local committee, which includes Kitselas and Kitsumkalum, the Kermode Friendship Centre, the Kermode Tourism Society and the Terrace Minor Hockey Association, has until today to submit a letter of intent which would then be followed by a comprehensive bid package. “It’s quite an involved bid process,” Downie noted of the package which would first be evaluated along with other bids in B.C. The successful one would then being sent to a national selection

some minor soccer players, who were working on drills and scrimmages, making for a busy Saturday noon-hour CHSS parking lot. Rupert faced some tough competition from all areas of

the region, but some of the athletes found that Smithers in particular put up quite the test for the North Coastbased students. Their contingent was just as large as the hometown

Rainmakers. “I would say Smithers is one of the toughest schools right now,” said Diep. For a longer version of this story, visit www.thenorthernview.com/sports.

Spring fling...

Brian Downie body. The addition of three hotels now under construction and an airport served by three airlines contribute to the area’s amenities, he said. Downie sought the official blessing of the city at the April 27 city council meeting. The National Aboriginal Hockey Championships were founded by a national organization called the Aboriginal Sport Circle and sanctioned by Hockey Canada, the national organizing body for hockey in Canada.

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KITIMAT - The Spring Fling meet event hosted by the Kitimat Dynamics Gymnastics Club saw clubs from around the region descend and flip in to town for this annual event. Above is a Kitimat gymnast getting a leg up in the competition.


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British Invasion arrives in Rupert By Kevin Campbell THE NORTHERN CONNECTOR

PRINCE RUPERT - It may have been almost 150 years ago that Queen Victoria signed the royal proclamation of Canadian Confederation, joining the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick into one dominion named Canada, but on Saturday night here in 2015, the British and their musical and comedic influences returned to the west in a big way. Led masterfully by emcee Keith Lambourne, predictably a Brit himself, the Lester Centre’s Completely Plugged: British Invasion fundraising concert blew the roof off the iconic northwestern theatre’s walls. Nine area acts performed spaced between the Harbour Theatre’s re-creation of various Monty Python sketches that made the audience wonder how they ever watched multi-band concerts without them. Lambourne led the audience back to a time in the 1960s where “19 of the top 20 Billboard bands were all British acts”. Given new life by such Prince Rupert staples as Mermaid Café, Aja Lihou and Jeff Saunders, Ian Lihou, Triple Bypass, Dixie Dead Shake, Ray Leonard, Nobody Told Rachel, Silver Shadow and many, many more talented vocalists and musicians, the 1960s’ British rock scene was on full display with a

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Jewel Jerstad of Mermaid Cafe lends her voice to the Completely Plugged show at the Lester Centre on Saturday local twist. Interspaced between the Harbour Theatre’s antics and the stage’s rocking bands, Lambourne filled in the few quiet gaps with a few nuggets of trivia concerning James Bond, Monty Python and Dr. Who, who it turns out, was created by a Canadian in Britain. Not only taking a page from the popular chart-topping hits from Britain’s finest musicians, the acts delved into more obscure songs and renditions that gave the audience a more diverse and fully-realized UK experience.

Harbour Theatre’s skits were comprised of Monty Python’s infamous “Cheese Shop” bit originally featuring John Cleese, the fish-slapping dance and argument clinic. Once the night had wrapped up, a majority of the acts assembled onstage for one planned and one unplanned encore. Ian Lihou turned it on and electrified the Lester Centre with Queen’s Somebody to Love, transitioning into a verse from Bohemian Rhapsody. All funds generated from the concert will go towards benefitting the Lester Centre.

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EXTRACTING B.C.’S NATURAL GAS TO PRODUCE LNG A SPECIAL SERIES ON LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS

Hydraulic fracturing is a tried and tested way of accessing natural gas.

18-150 metres:

Typical depth of potable water sources and domestic wells in B.C. Typical depth of a hydraulically fractured natural gas well in B.C.:

2,000-4,500 metres

100%

of natural gas wells have multiple layers of steel casing cemented in place to protect groundwater

85%

of all new natural gas wells in B.C. are hydraulically fractured

98.5%

of the fracturing fluid is a mixture of water and sand; the rest is additives, many of which are found in everyday household products

Hydraulic fracturing is not new to British Columbia. It has been used for nearly 60 years to extract natural gas safely and efficiently. The natural gas industry, including hydraulic fracturing, is regulated by the BC Oil and Gas Commission, which employs hydrologists, agrologists, geologists, reservoir engineers and environmental analysts who ensure that the industry is following B.C.’s laws and regulations. The Commission also hosts fracfocus.ca, a website that provides detailed and objective information about hydraulic fracturing in B.C. The BC LNG Alliance is the voice of British Columbia’s new LNG export industry. Our mission is to foster the growth of a safe, environmentally responsible and globally competitive LNG industry in British Columbia and Canada.

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Northern Connector, May 01, 2015  

May 01, 2015 edition of the Northern Connector

Northern Connector, May 01, 2015  

May 01, 2015 edition of the Northern Connector