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THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2015

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3 AFTERSHOCKS An earthquake simulator is making rounds in the Lower Mainland, in response to Nepal’s recent disaster.

10 VAGABOND FILMS The sixth annual Vagabond Film Show is slated to hit the Hope Cinema, showcasing local talent while offsetting the beauty of Hope.

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A classic projector resides at the Hope Cinema, revealing a film culture that is thriving, where others have crumbled.

Seven members of the Hope Search and Rescue successfully complete their Swiftwater Level 3 course. Scott Bushie, Gilbert Deschenes, Barry Gannon, Troy Leech, Mario Levesque, Ryan Taylor, and Paul Blessin were the lastest to complete the intensive training, which is designed to prepare rescuers to operate in the “hot zone.”

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She said the calculation emphasizes the need for businesses, policy makers and citizens to work together to ensure communities are affordable places for all residents. Homer said this year's report highlights the need for government policies that benefit lower income families. For example, she said this year's expanded universal childcare benefit brings down the Living Wage by only 16 cents, whereas the proposed $10-aday childcare plan would reduce it by $3.33. Homer said the living wage is based on the premise that people who work full-time should never have to live in poverty.

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Each parent in a family of four currently needs to make $17.27 an hour in order to obtain basic needs and "maintain a decent standard of living," says a local group. Living Wage Fraser Valley (LWFV), hosted by Vibrant Abbotsford, has calculated the 2015 "living wage" for the area from Abbotsford to Hope/Boston Bar, including Mission. The figure was released today (Wednesday, April 29th.) A living wage is calculated based on a budget for a healthy family of four with two

son Homer said childcare, transportation and food were the biggest drivers of the increase, rising by $50, $29 and $24 respectively each month since last year. Homer said the Living Wage is released annually to demonstrate how the real costs of living are changing in local communities. She said this year the trend is continuing that the cost of living is rising faster than inflation. "It is progressively harder each year for families to make ends meet, with families having to spend $308 more each month than they did three years ago to cover the same expenses," Homer said.

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children ages four and seven, and each parent working 35 hours a week for 52 weeks a year. It takes into account basic expenses such as food, housing, childcare, clothing and transportation, after government taxes, credits, deductions and subsidies have been factored in. The living wage does not consider home ownership, debt, holidays, saving for retirement or a child's education, or caring for a disabled, ill or elderly family member. This year's calculation is up 1.5 per cent from the 2014 figure of $17.02. Vibrant Abbotsford director Ali-

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B.C.'s provincial health officer is defending the value of marijuana as a medicine after federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose urged the City of Vancouver to shut down all local pot dispensaries rather than regulating them. Dr. Perry Kendall took issue with various federal policies on pot in an interview with Black Press, particularly Ambrose's suggestion marijuana doesn't have the utility of approved pharmaceuticals. He said there's "a growing body of evidence" that cannabis is effective as an apSUBMITTED PHOTO petite stimulant, an anti-nauseant and as a Dr. Perry Kendall opposes various federal policies involving pot, during an interview with Black chronic pain killer, in- Press. Kendall’s main contention was with Health Minister Rona Ambrose, who suggested that cluding against spastic marijuana doesn’t have the utility of approved pharmaceuticals. neurological condiother drugs. He cautioned that legalization tions like ALS, among others. He said young people who use in Colorado has brought overAnd he suggested access to any of those substances heavily at dose "misadventures" because the medical marijuana saves lives an early age are at greater risk for state didn't adequately regulate when it supplants other pain con- future problems. edibles like pot brownies. trol drugs that are more danger"There is some evidence that "You need some quality control ous and addictive. links heavier cannabis use at a over what's in it, how much is in "The U.S. states that have had younger age with psychosis and it and how much you'd eat of it," medical cannabis access provi- perhaps early onset schizophre- he said. sions actually have about a 20 per nia," Kendall said, adding it's Another lesson from Washcent lower overdose death rate unclear if the link is causal or re- ington State's legalization exfrom opioid prescriptions than flects users who are self-medicat- perience, he said, is that difstates that don't have access to ing their existing conditions. ferential taxes have made medical cannabis," he said. "Infrequent use, as with alco- recreational pot much more ex"It's probably a lot less danger- hol, is certainly less harmful." pensive than medical marijuaous than opioids are – less than He noted Colorado has seen a na sold by dispensaries, which morphine would be or Oxycodo- huge increase in the number of users now favour as a result. ne, which can be highly addictive medical marijuana dispensaries Kendall has been an advocate and quite lethal." over several years yet marijuana in the past of some form of leUnlike either alcohol or opi- use among youth has actually de- galization and he isn't wavering ates, Kendall noted, "there is no clined slightly. at this point. lethal dose of cannabis." Kendall made the comments as "It would be preferable to creHe said the Supreme Court of final arguments were set to begin ate a regulatory framework to diCanada was sufficiently persuad- Thursday in a court challenge of rect product to informed adults ed 10 years ago that a medical ex- new medical marijuana regula- who wanted to use it and are emption for marijuana was justi- tions imposed by the federal gov- going to use it anyway," he said. fied and Health Canada's own ernment to outlaw home growing "You could control the price, you website outlines various stud- by approved users and force them could tax it, you could hopeies on its medical applications, to buy only from licensed com- fully develop a legitimate market which he said range from "weak" mercial producers. and potentially take it out of the research to "quite convincing." Asked if he takes issue with any hands of criminal gangs." Kendall said there's also grow- elements of the federal policy on Restrictions can ban advertising evidence that some young medical marijuana, Kendall list- ing and otherwise reduce access children who suffer from seizure ed the ban on home grows, which to children, but Kendall said conditions respond better to can- he said has pushed up the price of teens are likely to obtain marinabis than any other medication.  the drug for low income patients. juana and alcohol one way or He acknowledged that doctors He also took aim at the feder- another. and their professional organiza- al policy that medical pot only "Just because kids get alcotions are divided on their com- be sold in the form of dried hol doesn't mean to say adults fort level in prescribing medical leaves, which is also being chal- shouldn't be able to buy it if they pot, how to make those decisions lenged in court. want to," he said, adding adults and the liabilities that may flow. "Smoking is not the best way also abuse alcohol at a significant Ambrose's central argument of getting marijuana because cost to society. against storefront dispensaries is you get all the combustion "Alcohol consumption durthat they normalize and encour- products in your lungs," Kendall ing pregnancy is probably one age pot use for teens who are said, noting many users would of the most easily preventable more vulnerable to its risks. prefer to buy oils, capsules or forms of developmental disKendall agreed developing edible products, which may also ability in babies. But we don't young minds shouldn't be ex- offer a more gradual delivery of ban alcohol because some peoposed to pot –  or alcohol or the active ingredients. ple use it irresponsibly."


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B.C. bracing for earthquake effects In response to the recent Nepal earthquake a simulator is making rounds in the Lower Mainland By Tom Fletcher Black Press

Images of brick buildings crumbling in the recent Nepal earthquake have added extra urgency to efforts to prepare for the next big one along the B.C. coast. The latest reminder of the hazard to B.C. came April 24, when a tremor centred in the ocean off Haida Gwaii registered 6.1 on the Richter scale. While too far from land and settle-

ments to cause significant damage, it provided the first live test for the province's new notification system for earthquake and tsunami zones. "What took as much as 25 minutes in the past was down to 10 minutes," said Pat Quealey, assistant deputy minister responsible for Emergency Management B.C. "And that's significant when you consider that that now allows emergency program coordinators in at-risk communities to

fected areas for lifesaving, and evaluation of damage to roads, airports and other infrastructure. To help with earthquake kits and evacuation plans, the latest edition of the province's Earthquake and Tsunami Smart Manual is available at the Emergency Management B.C. website, www.embc.gov.bc.ca, where people can also register to receive tsunami notifications by email. During National Emergency Pre-

be able to initiate action and warn folks of the impending danger." Quealey, a former Canadian Forces officer responsible for disaster response in B.C., said the Nepal earthquake also demonstrates the need for individual and family preparedness to get through the first three days on their own after a major event. In that crucial period, emergency services struggle with access to af-

paredness Week, the B.C. government's "quake cottage," a mobile simulator of a major event, is touring the Lower Mainland. Stops include: • May 6, Coquitlam Centre, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. • May 7, White Rock fire hall, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. • May 8, Minoru Park, Richmond, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. • May 9, Lynn Valley Village, North Vancouver, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Iker drones on about under-funding for B.C. schools After the first few glum lines of his speech, it was difficult to tell anything had changed for B.C. Teachers’ Federation president Jim Iker as he took his familiar place before the TV cameras last week. Iker droned on about how B.C. schools are under-funded by hundreds of millions of dollars, echoing demands from the disastrous strike he led the union membership into last year. The B.C. Court of Appeal had just overturned a bizarre trial court decision that tried to give the union everything it wanted: a trip back in time to the NDP wonderland of 2001, a constitutional spanking for the B.C. Liberal government and a $2 million bonus of taxpayers’ money. The BCTF must now pay back that $2 million and scrape up whatever is left of its members’ compulsory dues to plead for an appeal at the Supreme Court of Canada, continuing the executive’s self-righteous fantasy of controlling education spending in B.C. The appeal court didn’t just overturn the judgment of B.C. Supreme Court Justice Susan Griffin. It shredded her legal reasoning and bluntly corrected her, over and over, on evidence she ignored or misinterpreted. The appeal court confirmed at great length what I said when Griffin’s second decision came down in early 2014: it was far worse for B.C. schools than when judges decided in 2005 that teachers can bring union propaganda into classrooms. Did the government bargain in bad faith? No. Did they conspire to provoke a strike? No. Did they illegally strip working conditions from the teacher contract? No. Turns out our kids are not just “working conditions” for teachers, and public policy still matters. And it turns out that making special needs assistants dash between classes to deal with two kids here and three over there was a lousy idea. Now there’s even a credit course offered in high school for students with learning difficulties, which probably has some BCTF minion crafting a pile of grievances about segregation. In the negotiated settlement reached last fall, teachers shared $105 million to make thousands of baseless grievances go away, after the union filed one for student numbers in every class in the province. This bloated perpetual protest machine drains the public purse in more ways than taxpayers realize. Parents understand the strikes, though. They remember a union that scrapped report cards, disrupted administration and forced schools to shut down at graduation time. Black Press

More trades positions added at colleges B.C. VIEWS Tom Fletcher The B.C. government is adding new trades seats to 12 post-secondary institutions, to allow students to sample different trades. The "trades discovery" program runs 10 to 12 weeks, providing hands-on experience. Those who complete the program can then enrol in a "foundation" program for the trade or seek an apprenticeship place with an employer. Premier Christy Clark donned her hardhat and joined high school students in new secondary trade programs for the announcement at the B.C. legislature this week. Jobs Minister Shirley Bond said the government has made progress in the Skills for Jobs Blueprint, launched a year ago to redesign the B.C. education system from elementary to post-secondary to match educa-

tion up with high-demand jobs in the future. The additional funding of $727,500 is to provide 68 seats at Camosun College, 32 at College of New Caledonia, 32 at College of the Rockies, 16 at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, 16 at Nicola Valley Institute of Technology, 12 at North Island College, 40 at Northwest Community College, 32 at Okanagan College, 16 at Selkirk College, 30 at Thompson Rivers University, 16 at University of the Fraser Valley and 16 at Vancouver Island University. Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson said the blueprint assigns 25 per cent of post-secondary funds to in-demand jobs, to fill positions left vacant by a wave of retirements in the coming decades. New or expanded trades facilities are underway at Camosun College, Okanagan College and Nicola Valley. According to the Industry Training Authority, more than 41,000 participants are now involved in an adult, youth or foundation trades program. Shane Simpson, the NDP's critic for

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labour and skills, said the problem is not getting students started in trades, it is finding them apprenticeship places that put them on the job. The B.C. Federation of Labour has called on the government to put apprentice requirements into contracts for public construction projects. Simpson said there are also few apprentices in the public service. Bond said in the legislature last week that she is concerned about the low completion rates in trade programs, and she expects to make an announcement soon about placements in government activities. "That work is nearly finished," Bond SUBMITTED PHOTO said. "My goal is to ensure that we have inB.C. celebrates progress and success on the one-year annicremental growth of apprentices on proj- versary of B.C. Skills for Jobs Blueprint government plan. ects that are funded by taxpayers.." 

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Canadian funded TB Reach a phenom Congratulations are in order for the BC Interior Health Authourity (IHA). After seven long years, the TB outbreak in Kelowna has ended. It started in 2008 with one person with regular TB. Kelowna Doctor, Sue Pollock, said “they (TB outbreaks) typically last several years and require

a tremendous amount of resources and community coordination to bring under control”. Approximately 2400 people were screened for infectious TB and 52 people were treated. Upgrades to hospital isolation wards and updates to staff training and clinical support tools were needed. Medical health of-

ficers and communicable disease workers worked closely with community outreach services including street nurses, shelters and community agencies. It cost B.C. taxpayers millions. All from one case of regular TB. We are on the verge of a global epidemic. The key is early detection and treat-

ment for every single case everywhere. Failure is unthinkable. Canadian funded TB REACH is a phenomenally successful program for finding TB in the hardest to reach places in the world. The Harper government has not renewed the funding. We simply can’t afford to let this pro-

gram expire. To stop tiny, Kelowna size outbreaks, all across Canada we need to stop outbreaks everywhere. Please help: Contact your MP, your federal election candidates, write letters to your newspapers, tell everyone that you want TB taken seriously, and to fund TB REACH. We still have a chance to prevent

a global TB epidemic and prevent budget busting outbreaks all across Canada. Leo Young

CEO Ike Lalji remiss on prizes On April 24th at 9:30 a.m. one brave Miss World Canada contestant will be suing. Mr. Lalji took over as chairman of the Miss World Canada Pageant in 2012 when previous director Katherine Grefner was unable to continue as CEO due to personal reasons. Grefner had run the event to empower women as philanthropists, as a sequel to her Miss Canada Teen Global event, which had raised funds for VarietyThe Children’s Charity. Ike Lalji has followed Grefner’s blue print for pageant philanthropy and encouraging contestants to raise funds for Variety. However, what he is not following through with is a large part of sponsorship money that’s been promised the girls, as well as the awarding of prizes such as luxury trips to Vegas, spa packages, gym memberships and even flight costs to compete at the Miss World International level of competition. Lalji has promised many contestants that prizes and money will be en route to them, but now contestants say

they are becoming wise to his antics, as he just sits and waits for the two year mark to pass which is necessary to go through with legal proceedings. This court case is taking place at the Richmond Provincial Court located at 7577 Elmbridge Way. At 9:30 a.m. Friday morning, Tamara will be presenting many letters from past contestants who have also issues with Ike Lalji. Ike Lalji CEO of the Miss World Canada organization withholds prizes from his winners and runner-ups. Throughout the years, girls have been afraid to step forward and take legal action against Ike Lalji and the organization. Many girls don’t have the funds or time from their studies or jobs to follow through with collecting what is rightfully theirs. However, one brave 21 year old beauty from Ontario is going the distance and flying in to Richmond where the 2013 Miss World Canada Pageant took place, to sue Ike Lalji and she will not be taken advantage of without a fight. She has finally summed up the courage to stand up

to the man that owes her thousands of dollars. Tamara Jemuovic won 1st runner up at the Miss World Canada 2013 pageant held at the River Rock Show Theatre in Richmond, BC. She also won People’s Choice Award, and as such was awarded two one-year gym memberships, a crown and two luxury trips to Las Vegas. As well Tamara is claiming that $750 worth of her hard earned sponsorship money came in the form of a bounced cheque, which was never replaced after copious requests to receive from Mr. Ike Lalji. Ike Lalji’s first endeavor was with his first queen Tara Teng who won in 2012, she later went on to compete in China at the Miss World pageant representing Canada. Mr. Lalji asked Tara to cover the cost of the flight (which is totally against Miss World’s rules and regulations) promising to reimburse her later. Years later, Tara Teng has still not received the flight money, plus her $5,000 scholarship money, as well as

several other prize packages as per agreement. Other contestants have written letters to the court to aid in Tamara’s case and hopefully Tamara is setting a precedent for other girls who are otherwise to scared, busy or financially burdened to step forward. These girls have complaints that range from sexual harassment to owed money. Not only have girls been taken advantage of financially, their experience was cheapened, during pageant week. They were told they were going someplace classy but instead were taken to a low class club scene where they felt violated and uncomfortable. Where is the money going? This is a question that many of the previous contestants have been asking themselves. The award winners and runner-ups have been promised luxury getaways and many more prizes that have been all talk and have not been fulfilled. Helen Ristic

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Oliver’s peak-a-boo game comes to an end It’s no wonder Finance Minister Joe Oliver has been in hiding, refusing to answer questions about his management of the

economy in the House of Commons on most days. There’s simply nothing good Mr. Oliver can say about the Conservatives’

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banks have chopped their forecasts. The Bank of Canada says that economic growth is “atrocious” and requires “considerable monetary stimulus to avoid falling back into recession”. It is grossly irresponsible that Mr. Oliver—who is responsible to manage our economy—simply ducked all this bad news. But his peak-a-boo will come to an end when the budget is tabled on April 21, after an unprecedented delay. His signature promise to balance the books relies on the price of oil remaining at $81 (US) a barrel—yet recently it has fluctuated around $50. His major initiative is income splitting, a $2 billion tax break for the rich that will do nothing for growth. We can’t keep going this way. Canada needs to spur growth. Infrastruc-

ture investment would be an effective way to invest in our economy and a valuable source of middle-class jobs. Stronger public education is more important than ever. Chrystia Freeland, MP

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ineffectual management of our nation’s finances and economy. Net taxes have gone up in each of their last five budgets. Three-quarters of a billion dollars has been wasted on partisan ads and spending on costly outside contracting has ballooned by $3 billion a year. And the economy has suffered. Stephen Harper has had the worst rate of economic growth of any Prime Minister since R.B. Bennett during the Great Depression. Some 200,000 more Canadians are unemployed now than before the recession, long term unemployment remains elevated and job quality has hit an all-time low. Job growth has slowed for the past two years and unemployment is forecast to rise. All of the chartered

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FLUSHING OF WATER MAINS NOTICE The Utilities Department will perform its annual program of hydrant maintenance and water main flushing from April 13th through May 8th, 2015.

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As a result of this flushing, you may notice changes in water pressure and there may be some discoloration or sediment in the water. This is a temporary condition and is not a health hazard. To avoid inconvenience, check your water before doing laundry. You may wish to keep water in the refrigerator for drinking and cooking. Any concerns should be directed to Mr. Vince Coles, Utilities Foreman at 604-869-2333. District of Hope 325 Wallace Street, PO Box 609 Hope, B.C. V0X 1L0 4/15H_DOH2

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• The Volunteer Fire Department was called twice in a weekend. A call on a Saturday afternoon to the Jack Smith home was the result of a chimney fire and was quickly under control. • The second Hope Girl Guide Company was anticipating the reception of a Union Jack donated by the Hope Community Club on May 18th, at 8 p.m. in the Clubhouse. The second Hope Guide Company wished to extend an invitation to all ladies in the community club. • In spite of wind and rain a good number of people patronized the Women’s Institute Tulip Tea last Saturday afternoon. Tea was served by girls of the 4H clubs from a lace covered table centered with a beautiful bouquet of spring flowers. • Mr. Lorne Marshall, President of Vancouver Lapidary Club was guest speaker at the May 8th meeting of the Fraser Canyon Jade and Rock Society at the Igloo. • At a regular monthly meeting of the Hope and District Women’s institute, a motion thanking the local M.L.A. for his efforts on behalf of the local hospital received unanimous approval. May 1955

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• A zoo, containing a live monkey, minah bird, baby lamb and caged “wildcat” kittens was the centre of attraction at the very successful Big Top Day tea and bazaar held in the Legion memorial hall by the Fraser Canyon Hospital Auxiliary. • Brownies of the Second Hope pack worked on their Golden Hand tests at their meeting last week. Mrs. Davies and four Girl Guides were assisting the

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ACROSS 1. Cleopatra’s viper 4. Cuneiform writing 10. Dekaliter 11. Groaned 12. For instance 14. Wave in spanish 15. Arabian gulf 16. Written in red 18. Denouncements 22. Eat one’s heart out 23. Survive longer than 24. Take priority over 26. Foreign service 27. Russian king (alt. sp.) 28. Stinkheads 30. Old name for Tokyo 31. Box (abbr.) 34. Red rock in Australia 36. Not old

37. Enlarge hole 39. Difficulty walking 40. The high point of something 41. 101 42. Hunting expeditions 48. Unusual appearing ghostly figure 50. Without civilizing influences 51. Heartbeat 52. Morning juice 53. Wicket 54. Head louse egg 55. 40th state 56. Pleasing to the eye (Scot.) 58. Nickname for an anorexic 59. Engaged in a game

60. Household god (Roman) DOWN 1. Admirer 2. Mouth secretion 3. Afterbirth 4. Initials of “Bullitt” star 5. Family crest 6. Forearm bone 7. Unable to move 8. Loss due to a rule infraction 9. Touchdown 12. Accordingly 13. Spiritual teacher 17. A bridal mouthpiece 19. Dress up garishly 20. Cleverly avoid 21. S.E. Asia goat antelope 25. Fla. state dessert

29. Popular legume 31. Two-die gambling game 32. Easily annoyed (alt. sp.) 33. Khoikhoin peoples 35. Cyclic 38. Flavor of Newport cigarettes 41. Jamestown was the 1st English 43. Fine meal made from cereal grain 44. Incarnation 45. Norse goddess of the sea 46. Ignores or snubs (slang) 47. Tiny glass bubble 49. Chinese mahogany genus 56. Deepwater Horizon Co. 57. -__, denotes past

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leader with the testing. Each girl was busy making a pack as a surprise Mother’s Day gift. • The annual meeting of the Boston Bar Fire and Ambulance Association was held in the Fire hall on Thursday, April 28. Reports were given concerning the financial status of the association as well as reading of the last annual meeting minutes. • The last work meeting of the year for the 4-H Clothing Club was held at the Hope High School, Wednesday, May 5th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The members were set to finish projects and samples. • The Hope Women’s Institute was set to hold a Mother’s Day tea and bazaar in the United Church on May 8th, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Decorated Mother’s Day cakes were the bake table specialty. Sewing and plants were also sold at the event. May 1975 • Yale — the junior Forest Wardens annual walk was held on Sunday, May 4th. The 12 mile walk was from Lake of the Woods to Yale started at 8 a.m. Community members were encouraged to sponsor the boys and girls. • Windsor Hotel, formerly Ridgeways, came out on top of the Men’s Fastball League after stellar games on Sunday and Monday, with two wins and a tie. Close behind was Williams Logging, boasting two wins. • Four drinking drivers entered guilty pleas in Hope Provincial Court with varying results. Oscar Cardona (Prince George,) Steven J. Horton (Burnaby,) James Reason (Maple Ridge,) and Jasper Palme (Chilliwack,) were convicted of impaired driving. • Public notice: attention motorcycle owners. It is not legal to operate an unlicensed

motorcycle on the streets or lanes in the Town of Hope. Motorists were cautioned that motorcycles must be licensed and insured. • Hope Town Council Thursday Night granted Viv Woods permission to store a trailer on his property on Seventh Avenue until August 1st. Mr. Woods assured council that there would be no one living in the trailer and that the only possible activity might be repairs and alterations. May 1985 • Sixteen Hope streets were scheduled for repaving by 1986. Public works committee chairman Ald. Buddy Umumera presented $127,650 worth of road paving for council’s study and approval. • The school board and Hope area teachers were set to get back to the negotiation table for a new salary contract, keeping in mind a 2.65 per cent arbitrated wage increase was rejected by Compensation Stabilization Commissioner Ed Peck. • It was expected to take two days to roll 69 years of history across town. In that time, the old Hope CNR station was moved to a new location at the junctions of Highways 1 and 3 where a concrete foundation was awaiting the building’s arrival. • Spring brought with it another ‘pen offer’ scam. Staff Sergeant Ron Nassichuk said Hope RCMP had two complaints from local merchants who were told by a Montreal-based company that they will win a $7,000 prize on the premise they purchase $295 worth of pens. • A spectacular fire that lit up the night sky gutted a Yale landmark on Friday. The On Lee House, a provincial government heritage building, was destroyed in a fire that was reported at 2:30 a.m.


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Early childhood development at Silver Creek Ready Set Learn is all about bringing parents on board to make the most of early resources for successful childhood progression In today’s busy lives, it can be a challenge to take a minute and play with our children. The annual Ready Set Learn at Silver Creek Elementary is targeting play as this year’s theme. “It is an excuse to take the time and play with your child because you are learning valuable information at the same time.” said Darla Dickinson, one of the organizers of the event and the coordinator for the Hope Early Years Table. “The event will also offer a host of community resources available for the Early Years, so it will be an invaluable wealth of information and a time for play.” The event runs from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13th at the Silver Creek Elementary School, and it is open to all families/caregivers in Hope and surrounding areas with children age 0-to-kindergarten. “I am excited about the Early Years Table being involved in this initiative. Ready, Set, Learn’s are effective tools to help children be more kindergarten ready when they enter school. Overall Kindergarten readiness is a significant indicator of a child’s success in and out of school,” said Dickinson. “In 2013, 54 percent of children in our community were not kindergarten ready.” Ready Set Learn offers parents a chance to talk with the Kindergarten teacher, and other administrators, while engaging in play based stations with their children. They will be able to go for a guided tour of the school, ask questions of local early years resource providers, and every child will walk away with a free book and an activity bag full of prizes and games they can take home. The event will also offer additional door prizes for the children, and gift certificates for their parents/ caregivers “To me, Ready Set Learn is a great opportunity to make your child comfortable in the school setting though play. It eases their anxiety, and it gives parents a chance to ask any questions that they may have as they prepare to send their child off to school.”

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Arts&Life Vagabond Film Show comes to Hope

Vagabond Film Show is hosting its prolific and wildly entertaining sixth annual film festival. The culturally rich event will be featuring a film show, independent films and live music on Thursday, May 14th at the Hope Cinema. All film lovers, culturally explorative individuals, and anybody who wants to experience a great night of local talent are cordially invited to attend. The doors will be opened at 6:30 p.m. for patrons, good

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time seekers and for those who want to be inspired by the richness of the contemporary art scene, currently flourishing in and around Hope. “The film festival began six years ago with the idea of promoting local talent and the beautiful town of Hope,” said local filmmaker and one of Vagabond’s creators Justin Brown. “It’s to promote and to get people out shooting and to inspire filmmaking, while showing off our town,” said Brown. Tickets are for sale at the Blue Moose Coffee House and the Hope Cinema for $15. “If there is one event you don’t want to miss this year it’s this one,” said Brown. The passionate filmmaker is a champion for exposing the local talent in the Hope area, while encouraging filmmakers of every age and genre to get their cameras out and start rolling.

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A classic mother’s day tea is in the works at the Yale Historic Site. Entertain your one of a kind mother at the Ward House and treat her to the time honored tradition of afternoon tea in a beautiful and historical setting. The menu will feature tea and sweets, while including a unique patio seating arrangement, which is not dependent on the ever-changing weather forecast. Treat your mom to an unforgettable experience in the quiet town of Yale and honor her for the timelessness, dedication and amazing contributions she’s brought to your life. “We are going on with the tea regardless of the weather,” said organizer, Deb Zervini. Rain is projected for the day but that will not stop the organizer from bringing an inspiring afternoon to deserving mother’s everywhere.

The tea will be from 1p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 10th for all interested parties and those who enjoy a classic and peaceful setting. Yale Historic Site is now open for the 2015 season every weekend from 11 p.m to 3 p.m., until midJune when new visiting hours will come into play. For more information on the tea and all other inquiries please call Deb at 604-863-2324, or visit www. historicyale.ca. Be sure to lavish the exceptional mom in your life with a day that will be fondly remembered, as taking place, somewhere in time. The beautiful site offers a visual treat and a taste of history that is unequalled in the Fraser Valley. So come on down, be prepared to lift your pinky, as an ode to etiquette of years past and sink into an experience that promises to inspire.


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Before automatic Block Signals governed by Centralized Traffic Control on a dispatchers switching panel existed, trains were run by timetables and train orders. Big cumbersome timetables listed first, second, third, and fourth class schedules, with eastward usually as a superior direction. The extra trains were run by train order with no superiority except by Train Orders. Remember the thousands of train order offices such as Hope, Stout, Chilliwack, Langley and Matsqui, not to mention a few with operators at some two hours a day who issued train orders to keep trains moving on schedule. The rule book listed all the forms of train orders that had to be printed in perfect form and specific wordings, because crews had to know, or severe SUBMITTED PHOTO accidents might occur. At 10 a.m. one fine morning at Boston Bar, I was This 1700 Series Baggage Motor Train (1946) was a classic the brakie on “Extra 3563 West” with no sched- fixture by B.C. Columbia Electric Company. ule times of authourity. My best pal, Paul Hjorth was the fireman and George Bobber was a long time Engineer. We checked our timetable and a register check showing that all trains through the night had arrived and left, and now all we had to do was run a few time table trains again. Freight trains never got out on schedule and the lowly way freight that was used to switch all the way from Port Mann was hours late. The dispatcher then had to guesstimate accordingly and put out orders to allow us to proceed by train order. The first train coming against us was #854, and he was late, so we got order #22-Extra 3653 Meet #854, and he was late so then we got order #22-Extra 3653, Meet #854 at Floods. Ok, I thought, let’s go there for the meet. Arriving at Hope we scooped up another order “Extra 3563 has right over #398 Eng 2752, Hope to Matsqui.” We decide to go to the East Switch at Matsqui only, unless we get more paper on #398 there. Powerful, Durable Trimmer, It was a glorious day riding a big 2-8-2 wheelIdeal For Lawn Edging. er smoothly down the valley with 4200 tons of wheat cars rolling smoothly along. While leaving Displacement 27.2 cc Chilliwack, the operator handed me up more orPower Output 0.65 kW ders and said “He’ll fix you up at Matsqui.” Weight 4.1 kg (9.0 lb)* I read the order as did Paul and George. It * Without fuel, cutting tool and deflector. bothered me the operator said, “he’ll fix you up at Matsqui,” like there was something in the new MSRP $179.95 orders. I read the words over and over on the way to Matsqui. Extra 3563 West, wait at Glenn Valley until 2:20 p.m. for 398 Eng 2752. I read them over and over, as did Paul and George, but we all failed to think that Glenn Valley was beyond Matsqui and we couldn’t wait for a train that we did not have right over, as the East Switch Matsqui. By the time my brain turned on we were only a few miles from Matsqui and so far we were going to Glenn Valley as per a bum train order that never should have been given to us at Chilliwack. When big collisions occur, investigations show that there was not just one mistake but a whole chain of blockheads fouling up. Displacement 30.1 cc Displacement 27.2 cc I showed it to Paul who ran across the cab and Power Output 1.3 kW Power Output 0.7 kW told George, but he said we were wrong and he 3.9 kg (8.6 lb) Weight † Weight** 4.1 kg (9.0 lb) was going to proceed anyway. There was a raging argument a mile from Matsqui. George was not slowing down, so Paul shut his fire off and MSRP $279.95 MSRP $219.95 grabbed me across to knock George out of his with 16” bar seat and stop the train. Oh great mutiny. When ** Without fuel. Powerhead only. we crossed the cab to deck George he did stop the train and then came the operator from Matsqui ® in his car with corrected orders, “Extra 3563 West Meet #398 at Langley, #98, take siding at Langley.” Wheeeww!!! George told us he was only kidding us along but I don’t beAvailable exclusively at your local STIHL dealer. lieve it, do you? There were dozens of applicaSTIHLCanada Feature prices are in effect until June 30, 2015 for chain saws and July 31, 2015 for all power tools at participating STIHL Dealers. tions of train orders, and if certain procedures were not strictly followed to certain words, serious collisions occurred. C.T.C. still has paperwork attached to it and still must be clear and concise and understood 930-6th Ave., Hope • 604-869-9036 by all just the same. Such is the life of a hogger, Toll Free 1-800-588-8868 waving at you going over a crossing, but he may www.stihl.ca have gone to work at midnight with mind bending fatigue and reams of paperwork.

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On Saturday night my friend and I attended an event at the Delta Grand Okanagan Hotel honouring the former mayor of Kelowna and two longtime councillors. I pulled my car up to the building,  grumbled there was no valet parking and headed to its parkade. When I approached the entrance my pal, Jennifer Long, told me to stop the car and jumped out to buy a pass from the machine. As she did I answered a couple of texts on my phone. A few minutes later I thought I heard a feeble “Lori?” coming from outside the car. Looking back I could see my beautiful friend in her elegant dress and five inch heels bending over as if she were picking up something from the ground while a car waited for her to move. I was about to get out to help, but suddenly she’d hobbled up to the passenger door, slid onto the seat in an awkward position and held her face up in the air with her hands. “I think I broke my nose,” she said as blood poured out of it. “And my teeth.” With her chin held

high to keep the blood from getting on her dress she pulled the visor down and inspected her reflection in the mirror. “How do I know if I broke my nose?” she asked. “Do you have a cloth?” I was already fumbling around my husband’s car looking for napkins or tissue. “What in the hell happened to you?” I asked, reaching  for the only thing I could find a grubby wash rag. Oddly I felt my initial concern transitioning into a suppression of laughter. “You didn’t see any of that?” she asked in shock. “Nothing? I just had the most embarrassing moment of my life and you missed the entire thing?” “I was texting,” I said, trying to sound serious and remain stonyfaced. “I thought you were just picking up coins or something.” “Coins?” she asked, her eyes penetrating mine. “You thought I was picking up coins?” “Yes,” I said, doing everything in my power to kill the unintentional smile I felt sprouting on my face. I asked her if she wanted me to take her to the hospital, but before I

could finish the question my voice got high and started to crack. The laugh I’d been trying to stifle escaped and it didn’t just erupt out of me, but out of her too. As she entertainingly explained how her heel got caught in a hole in the cement and she suddenly found herself falling forward, she said she conducted a full on debate inside her head as she tumbled away. “I’m OK,” she had thought to herself. “No, I think I’m falling. No, I couldn’t be. Now I’m on my knees? Now I’m falling further? Weird. Guess I’m really falling. What the hell? My nose just fully crashed into the pavement. And it was so loud! But I’m still alive?” After trying to break the fall with her arms she motioned towards me and whimpered my name. “Huh?” her thoughts continued. “How am I going to get into that car from here?” By now we were laughing so hard we were actually crying as she continued to wipe away the blood with the dirty cloth while noticing the big runs in her nylons and her bloody knees.

“Maybe we should go to the hospital?” I repeated, as I looked at the road rash on her nose and forehead. “I’m okay,” she said. “It just really hurts.” As we walked to the hotel we marvelled at how she could go from an upright walking position one moment, to landing directly on her face with the full force of her body weight seconds later. “I’m always left wondering what my most embarrassing moment is whenever that subject comes up,” she said. “Now I’ve got a story to tell.” Fortunately she appears to be all right and the fall that should have broken her nose did not. It didn’t ruin her evening either, and unless we told people what happened, no one knew. Hopefully the hotel has some video footage they can share so we can see what those people in the car witnessed. I certainly learned why we’re encouraged to put our phones down and pay attention to what’s happening around us. Good or bad, it's often worth seeing. Lori Welbourne is a syndicated columnist. She can be contacted at LoriWelbourne.com


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Our last Hope Animal Rescue Society is introducing its low cost spay/ neuter program. The low cost program seeks to support local pet owners with the costs incurred by proper maintenance and care of animals. The service, which is in partnership with veterinary support from Chilliwack, includes core vaccination, de-worming, nail trimming, ear cleaning and flea treatment. “Often, pet owners don’t get these essential procedures done for financial reasons,” said Jeneane Ruscheinsky, founder and CEO. The rescue is on board to make sure that people have supports to take care of their beloved pets properly. Our Last Hope is not a shelter, but is the next step from a shelter and carefully facilitates the connection of the animals they Volunteer Sharlene Harrisen-Hinds and Shiva enjoy a few cuddles at Our Last Hope Animal care and provide for, with Rescue Society on Friday, May 1st. Hinds is one of the volunteers who works closely with suitable forever homes. the rescue in facilitating new programs and helping animals find their human matches. “We are the K9 matchShiva is currently one of their lov- are blazing a trail to stop animal makers,” said volunteer, Sharlene able animals in foster care. The pit- cruelty and to unite tortured, Harrisen-Hinds. After its inception five years ago, bull-lab cross is just one of the dogs abandoned and lost dogs with the rescue has never looked back that’s come across the rescue. Over- the right family. For more information about and with great compassion, integ- bred and chained up, Shiva ended up having to kill a few of her own the new spay/neuter program rity and the skills and knowledge litter. Th e extreme conditions and or on fostering or adoption at hand necessary to fight for the protection of these animals — they overbreeding of these animals leaves please contact Jeneane at negligent breeders, with a surplus 604-749-7150, or visit ourlare succeeding. Through the work of its volun- of animals that they have to get rid asthope.rescuegroups.org teer outreach program which often of, or kill. Not involves high school kids, these vul- uncommon in nerable and deeply lovable animals this region, or are being given a chance at a good across North life. “We have saved over 1000 dogs America, orand a handful of cats from euthani- g an i z at i ons like Last Hope zation,” said Ruscheinsky.


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Famous Quotes for Mother’s Day

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other’s Day is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world. Many countries and cultures choose to celebrate Mother’s Day in March, April or May. Though the Mother’s Day many people know today dates back a little more than a century, historians note that ancient Romans kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of the Gods. In addition, Europe has several traditions aimed at honoring mothers that date back quite a while.

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The Hope Cinema is clearly a force to be reckoned with upon a visit one rainy Friday afternoon. Kevin Larson who has been bravely helming the operation is no stranger to the magic of the cinema experience of days gone by. Opening its doors to the Hope Standard, one thing resonated — the classic style of the local cinema is a gem that seems to have escaped the flow of time. “They don’t make them like this anymore,” said Larson. Walking through the doors of the impressive facade and its neon lights, one is struck by the careful preservation of the theatre. It is reminiscent of the earlier days of movie going experiences, long before the onslaught of generic super-sized movie dome houses became the norm. After making the switch to digital a couple years ago, Larson, has maintained the integrity of the cinema,

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The godfather of 35mm film From 16

One entire movie could be up to 12,000 feet of 35mm film. The lamp house on the back of the projector was taken out of service in the 70’s, when xenon lamp houses materialized. “They effectively replaced the carbon arc and created a technique to produce the exceptional light needed for film projection.” Eventually the film magazines on the bottom and top of the projector were transformed to roller arms, which then accommodated a new method of film delivery to the projector. From this unique point, all film could be built up from the reels onto a film platter, which could hold the entirety (12,000 feet of film) in the late 70’s and early 80’s. Fully functional, this timeless projector would still be effective, if not for the advent of the great digital transition, which succeeded in dumping thousands

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Kevin Larson ( above) proudly showcases the Super Simplex Project 1938 at the Hope Cinema, which is the proud home to the phenomenal projector. The projector evolved through the ages and was eventually phased out as the digital era of cinema projection came into play a few short years back.

and thousands of dollars of equipment according to Larson. Larson’s office showcases a poster of Al Pacino in the Godfa-

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modern era of the cinema scene. Upon exiting the theatre, one is met with waves of nostalgia for the movies of one’s youth. They might even marvel at the rarity of a cultural landmark that rivals any cinema experience worldwide, and it resides here in Hope.

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The Hope Cinema features a classic projector from 1938, known as the Super Simplex Project. One entire movie could be up to 12,000 feet of 35mm film. The lamp house on the back of the projector was taken out of service in the 70’s, when xenon lamp houses materialized. They effectively replaced the carbon arc and created a technique to produce the exceptional light needed for film projection.

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Power and Sail Squadron hosts courses 173 squadrons across Canada seek to increase safety on the waterways through education sessions

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The Valley Power and Sail Squadron is inviting the public to learn more about its programs on Saturday, May 23rd. The squadron is among the organizations taking part in the Community Programming Open House at Abbotsford Centre (33800 King Rd.) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The organization covers the areas of Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack, Hope and Agassiz-Harrison. The squadron holds boating courses, monthly meetings, cruises and socials. The 173 squadrons across Canada have a common purpose – "to increase safety and pleasure on the waterways through awareness and education." The local squadron consists of members who operate any kind of boat — from kayaks to large power or sailboats. The group hosts a monthly meeting and gathers for numerous social activities, including "cruises" at places such as Harrison Lake, Indian Arm and the Gulf Islands. Courses are offered for all types of boaters – from obtaining a pleasure craft operator's card to advanced navigation and GPS charting. Those who complete the course and pass the “pleasure craft operators” exam receive a Canadian Coast Guard pleasure craft operator card. A VHF radio course is also offered in the fall and spring. The courses give new boaters and water enthusiasts the tools to enjoy the water safely and to optimize their time. By familiarizing water patrons with the correct information, the world is an oyster. For course information or for more details about the Valley Power and Sail Squadron, call Bruce Matheson at 604-824-8616 or Charleen Blackall at 604-859-6102 or visit boatingcourses.ca.

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Community

Rapunzel, Rapunzel at Coquihalla Elementary School The children of Coquihalla Elementary School will be setting the stage on fire with their upcoming adaptation of Rapunzel. Kindergartners all the way through grade six are set to be featured in the contemporary style play, designed and facilitated by the Missoula Children’s Theatre Company. “It’s really about developing good listening skills and paying attention to the actors and directors provided by the company,” said Coquihalla teacher, Aaron Poulin. An actor and a director from the company auditioned 74 kids last week to participate in the production and 64 made the cut.

The intensive week long rehearsals are about teamwork, inspiration and allowing the kids to really shine. The program addresses part of the drama curriculum, while giving workshops to all the classes on theatre techniques. An innovative structure that provides a fun challenge, whilst teaching kids about dedication and commitment in tandem — the exciting and dynamic theatre boot camp gives kids an outlet and training ground for real life. “There are dance numbers and lines to learn,” said Poulin. “It’s a great week and a I see a lot of kids come out of their shells, they’re singing and a lot more confident

and it’s fun to see how they progress as they move up through the grades.” All proceeds from the ticket sales will go toward funding the theatre program, which seeks to set kids up with the tools to succeed, whatever environment they’re in. The showing will be at the Coquihalla Elementary School gymnasium on Saturday, May 9th with two shows at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets are available for adults at $10 and for school age children at $5. For more information please contact Coquihalla Elementary School at 604-8699904.

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From top to bottom: Students from Coquihalla Elementary School rehearse for the upcoming production of Rapunzel. The Missoula Children’s Theatre Company is on hand this week.

INTERIOR TO LOWER MAINLAND TRANSMISSION PROJECT HELICOPTER WORK Construction work for the new transmission line between Merritt and Coquitlam continues. As part of this work, helicopters are required and currently in service in some areas along the right-of-way. Over the next few weeks, weather dependent, a helicopter will be used to deliver tower parts for the new transmission line to areas that are not accessible by roads. All necessary permits and permissions have been obtained and the work will be in compliance with Transport Canada requirements. The helicopter activities and flight times (i.e. start times and routes near residential areas) will be managed to minimize disturbances. The Interior to Lower Mainland Transmission Project will enable more electricity to be delivered from areas where it is generated – in the Columbia and the Peace regions – to the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, ensuring that homes and businesses continue to receive clean and reliable energy.

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Sports Local wrestler takes bronze and gold

16-year old Karam Shergill set a lofty goal of being an Olympic wrestler and is well on his way Barry Stewart Hope Standard

Some years ago, a teacher at Boston Bar School asked two grade 11 boys about their post-graduate plans. “We’re going to play for the Canucks!” was their quick reply. “But do you even know how to skate?” asked the teacher, trying to nudge them back into reality. “No, but we’ll learn!” If you’ve got a lofty goal, you need to start taking the developmental steps well in advance — like 16-year-old Karam Shergill, who has a dream of being an Olympic wrestle and has some 100 trophies and medals earned in the sport since he started competing at age 4-and-a-half. The 102 Kg grade 10 student added two more medals to his collection last month: a gold and a bronze, earned at the Asics Cadet and Juvenile Nationals, April 9-12 in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The gold came in the cadet (grade 9 and 10) 100-115 kilo freestyle wretling class and the bronze came in juvenile Greco-Roman, where Shergill was competing against boys aged 17 and 18. Freestyle allows leg holds and trips, whereas Greco-Roman is focused on upper-body grappling. “I had to wrestle in three matches in cadet — plus my first match, which was a bye,” said Shergill on Monday. “Ontario and BC wrestlers were seeded the highest, so I did a draw with an Ontario guy and he had to wrestle in the first round and I got the bye. “Each match is six minutes, with two three-minute periods and a thirtysecond rest in between,” he explained. “If you ‘tech’ a guy (by getting a points spread of 10 or more points,) it would be over sooner — like in my first match, where it was over in about four-and-a-half minutes. “If you can get around behind your opponent, that’s two points; if you can throw him to the mat, that’s four and if you can hold him there, that’s four more,” explained Shergill. “My second match, I won 12-2, then in the finals, I was against a wrestler from Esquimalt, Hunter Grant, who I had never wrestled before. I won 8-4. I got behind him twice and pushed him out of the ring twice (2 points for each.) I was on defence and he got behind me twice — but that’s fine. Shergill had injured his wrist before going back east, but tape and ice made the pain bearable, until he met a grade 12 wrestler in the round robin juvenile event. “I won my first match, then I lost to a guy from my club, Pawandeep Khinda. He knew I had a sore wrist — but I taped them both, so he wouldn’t know which one was bothering me. Then I won against a grade 12 guy but I couldn’t wrestle any more, because I broke my wrist.” Shergill’s two missed matches gave automatic wins to those wrestler, but a bit of good luck kept him in medal contention. “The guy I lost to, lost to the guy I beat, so adding up all the points, Khinda went to the bottom and I ended up third,” said Shergill, laughing at his good fortune. Things didn’t work so well for Shergill’s 15-year-old brother Daya, who also travelled to the competition, both accompanied by dad, Harjit. “Daya had five or six matches in the 54 kilo event — but it’s tough, going against grade 10s,” said Karam. Next year, Daya be a senior in the cadet age class. Fridays are Karam’s day of rest, when he cuts back to doing a bit of work in the small gym at home. Otherwise, it’s six days of training for cardio, power lifting and explosive conditioning — as well as wrestling on four of those days at the Guru Gobind Singh club in Abbotsford. Shergill said he believes what his science teacher, Geordie Webber says, “Perfect practice makes perfect." BARRY STEWART / THE STANDARD He knows he still has a long climb ahead of him. “I want to get to the Olympics,” he vows. “This is nothing — it’s the Nation- 16-year-old Karam Shergill earned a gold and a bronze medal at the Canadian National wrestling championships in New als. It’s the juniors after high school, where it starts to get real hard. I don’t Brunswick, last month. The gold came in the cadet (grade 9 and 10) 100-115 kilo freestyle wretling class and the bronze came in juvenile Greco-Roman, where Shergill was competing against boys aged 17 and 18. know of anyone who has gone into Olympic wrestling from high school.”

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FLETCHER, David Charles December 19, 1927 April 29, 2015 It is with love and wonderful memories that we announce the passing of David Fletcher. He joins his wife Alice, who predeceased him in 2013. He will be remembered and missed by his daughter Judy, son-in-law Keith, grandson Ryan, as well as many relatives, countless friends and neighbours. Please join us for a “Celebration of Life” at 2:00 pm, Saturday, May 23, 2015 Fletcher Residence 66597 Kawkawa Lake Road Hope, BC Those who wish, may make donations in Dave’s memory to the: Fraser Canyon Hospice Society 1275 7th Avenue Hope, BC V0X 1L4 Send a private condolence by visiting www.mbfunerals.com.

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Donelda Evelyn Sleasman (Donnie) passed away May 1, 2015. She was born October 8, 1917 in Kindersley Sask. Donnie moved to the Hope area in 1957 with her husband to raise their family. Donnie will be sadly missed by her sons: Ed (Rowena), Chuck (Linda), daughter: Maureen Sleasman, grandchildren: Kim Blacker (Peter), Louise Otteson (Ron), Jill Carey (Chris), Greg Sleasman (Angela), great grandchildren: Brandon, Shayla, Bryn, Ava, Emma, Taylor, Roan and Cole. Donnie was predeceased by her husband Fred (married 69 years) her parents Alice and Olga Ney, brothers Ed and John, sister Elsie Otto, daughter-in-law Shirley Sleasman and grandson Wade Sleasman. We would like to thank the staff at Abbotsford Hospital and Dr. Botha. A special thank-you to the wonderful home care ladies from Fraser Cheam Home Support. A service will be held Friday May 8, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Christ Church Anglican, 681 Fraser St. Hope BC. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the charity of your choice in Donnie’s memory.

Mr. Robert “Bob” Ryan of Hope, beloved husband of the late Mrs. Collette Ryan, passed away in Abbotsford on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at the age of 79 years. Bob is survived by his son Joe of Kelowna, daughter Kelly (Derrick) of Surrey, son Chris (Heather) of Abbotsford, and Tim (Janis) of Maple Ridge, and grandchildren Matthew, Katie-Marie, and Ciara. He is also survived by his good friend Liette. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, May 11, 2015 at Our Lady of Good Hope Roman Catholic Church, 671 Water Avenue, Hope, with Father Gordon Cook, celebrant. Interment at Our Lady of Good Hope Cemetery. Visit www.mbfunerals.com to

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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. 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

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La Dolce Vita Restaurant Ltd. located at 575 Old Hope Princeton Highway Hope, BC V0X1L4 is hiring 1 full time, Permanent cook. Wage: $ 13.00/hour.

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PRESSURE WASHING

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

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RUBBISH REMOVAL

ABBOTSFORD

FLEA MARKET

WINDOWS

Abbotsford Exhibition Park

~ SUNDAYS ONLY ~ 6 am to 4 pm Phone 604-859-7540

PETS 477

PETS

563

BOXER PUPS, family raised, dewclaws, tails, vaccinated, health cert exc quality. $1800. 604-341-1445

Have Unwanted Firearms? Have unwanted or inherited firearms in your possession? Don’t know how to dispose of them safely and legally? Contact Wanstalls and we will come and pick them up and pay you fair value for them. Wanstalls has been proudly serving the Lower Mainland firearms community since 1973. We are a government licensed firearms business with fully certified verifiers, armorers and appraisers.

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

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 German Shepherd pups, vet check, 1st shots, own both parents, gd tempered, farm & family raised in country, good guard dog/family pet. born feb 11. $750; 604-796-3799 or 604-845-6027, no sunday calls

Call today to set up an appointment 604-467-9232

Wanstalls Tactical & Sporting Arms

MULTI POO miniature black brown & tan 4-6 lbs hypo allerg, exc family pet, vet cert $1600. 604-341-1445. 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

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 509

MISC. WANTED

587

TOOLS

WOOD LATHE, 37”, Mastercraft, one way chuck. Dust collector crafter with pipes, box of chisels, 1 wood bit, 2 inch.

• • •

AUCTIONS

All for $500. Call (604)869-7339

KWIK Auctions Commercial Food Equipment & Restaurant Auction House - Burnaby & Kelowna - Live & Online - visit KwikAuctions.com for Catalog, Pics, Video Preview JUNK REMOVAL By RECYCLE-IT! 604.587.5865 www.recycleitcanada.ca

ONSITE AUCTION - MAY 7, 2015 All Assets - Formerly Akari Japanese Restaurant 112 - 3000 Lougheed Hwy, Coquitlam, BC Complete Cooking Line, Sushi Cases, High End Furnishings & More!!!!.....View all lots ONLINE, Register to Bid & Bid via Live Broadcast. Visit www.activeauctionmart.com or call 604-371-1190 buyit@activeauctionmart.com

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2010 VENZA: Like new, only 20,000 kms, fully loaded, automatic, 6 cylinder, dvd system. $22,800. 604-575-5555.

3-LINE EXAMPLE

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HOPE, 3 bdrm suite in character home, furnished, short term from $175/night. Weekly or weekend rate available. Single sleeping rooms also available. Available for May 15.Call 604-860-4234

RENTALS

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call 604.575-5555 Standard

744

APARTMENT/CONDO

HOPE, 1 bdrm apt., newer, $650/ mon., includes hot water, N/S. Call 604-819-0423 HOPE

1 BEDROOM APARTMENT For Rent in Kings Court. $635./mo. Heat & hot water incl. Air conditioning & balcony. D.D. and Ref’s Required. Seniors preferred. Avail. June 1.Call 604-869-0932

752

for Rent in Kings Court. $730/mo. Heat & hot water incl. Air conditioning, courtyard, balcony, laundry. D.D. and Ref’s Required. Seniors preferred. Avail. June 1. Call 604-869-0932

SILVER CREEK, 2 bdrm townhouse, $750/mo, includes heat, light, water, sewer & garbage. No pets please. Avail now, Call 1 (604)858-4629 for appointment.

WANTED TO RENT

HOPE, Looking to rent 1 room in a house for 3 to 4 months while working in area. Call (250)231-8520

TRANSPORTATION 812

AUTO SERVICES

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

845

from $40

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

Call 604-860-4234

851

TRUCKS & VANS

KEY TRACK AUTO SALES Abbotsford 30255 Cedar Lane DL# 31038 604-855-0666 1998 HONDA CIVIC 2 dr, auto Aircared. STK#652. $2,495. 2002 HONDA CIVIC 4 dr auto, fully loaded. STK#547. $4,900. 2004 MAZDA 3, 4 dr, auto, p/l, runs good STK#673. $4,900. 2005 NISSAN ALTIMA 4 dr, auto, full load. STK#648 $4,900. 2007 DODGE CALIBER, 4 dr, auto. STK#602. $5,900. 2005 HONDA CIVIC, 4 dr, auto, full load. STK#672. This week only! $6,900. 2007 JEEP COMPASS, 4 dr, auto, full load, STK#603 $7,900. 2007 PONTIAC TORRENT 4 dr, AWD, fully loaded, only 99K kms. STK#657 $9,900. 2008 HONDA CIVIC, 2 dr, auto, sunroof, fully loaded. STK#642. $9,900. 2009 JEEP COMPASS, 4 dr, auto. STK#606. $10,900. 2009 KIA SPORTAGE, 4 dr, auto, full load, runs good. STK# 624. $10,900. 2009 TOYOTA CAMRY, 4 dr, sedan fully loaded, auto, STK#669. $11,900. 2010 DODGE JOURNEY 4 dr, auto, loaded, 7 psgr STK#428. $13,900. 2011 NISSAN ALTIMA. 4 dr, auto, sedan, fully loaded, sunroof. STK#641. $14,900. 2008 CHEV 1500 LT. Crew cab, 4X4, auto, short box, fully loaded. STK#600. $16,900.

33166 South Fraser Way DL# 40083 778-908-5888 1998 ACCURA 1.6 EL. 4 dr, auto, loaded. STK#651 $2,900. 2003 FORD FOCUS 4 dr, auto, Aircared, STK#545, $3,900. 2003 HONDA ODYSSEY 7psg full load, runs good, Aircared STK#530, $3,900. 2004 DODGE CARAVAN 7 passenger, fully loaded, STK#525, $2,900. 2007 DODGE Caravan 7 psgr, Aircared, STK#524 $5,900. 2007 FORD Fusion 4 dr auto, loaded A/cared ST#321 $6,900 2007 KIA RONDO 4 dr, auto, 7 psgr, leather, runs good, STK#424. $9,900. 2009 TOYOTA COROLLA 4 dr sedan, loaded. No trade. STK#504. $10,900. 2006 FORD F350 XLT quad cab, 4X4, auto, diesel, only 156K STK#17. $12,900. 2007 FORD F350 LARIAT crew cab, diesel, 4 X 4, auto short box. STK#275. $16,900.

HOPE

Coquihalla Courts 1030 3rd Ave. 2 Bdrm Apt. $650 Cabin & 1 bdrm $600 Pet negotiable F/S, cable tv incl. u/g parking, coin laundry in building Available Now Ross Fullbrook Royal LePage 604-792-0077

715

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

757

2 BEDROOM APARTMENT

RECREATION

HOPE; 1 Bdrm ste, near new grnd level, avail immediately, $725/mo. Call Walter @ (604)819-1777 (Royal LePage)

HOPE

DUPLEXES/4PLEXES

HOPE, 2 bdrm, 1bath, duplex, 900 sq ft, fenced backyard w/ large shed, well maintained, N/S, D/D, utilities extra, 474 Rupert St. $900/mo. Avail now, Call (604)798-5557

Financing Available

HALLS

www.keytrackautosales.ca

HALL RENTAL for your Birthdays, Anniversaries, Weddings or Meetings

Katherine Ester Hendrix, please contact me. Re: Legal Matter, Derek Hendrix

NOTICE OF DISPOSITION To: Ms. VERNA ELAINE LORENZ also known as VERNA ELAINE DIGBY formerly of #29, 65367 Kawkawa Lake Road Hope, B.C., V0X 1L1 (the “Mobile Home”). Take notice that the landlord of the pad site on which the Mobile Home is located, CRYSTAL RIVER COURT LTD., intends to dispose of the personal property abandoned by you consisting of the single wide mobile home with addition, Registration No. 066869, the free standing shed and all remaining contents, including various personal items at the Mobile Home (the “Property”) 30 days after the publication date of this notice, unless: - You take possession of the Property. - You establish a right to possession of the Property, or - You make an application to the Supreme Court to establish such a right, and remove it from Crystal River Court. After the expiration of the 30 day period, the Property will be disposed of with no further notice to you. Landlord: CRYSTAL RIVER COURT LTD., #2300 - 1066 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6E 3X2, Phone: 604-684-8880

Hope Curling Club 1055 6th Ave 604-869-9344 or 604-869-5119

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

pick a part

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

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HOUSES FOR SALE

***LIVE in Harrison Hot Spring*** You can enjoy the peaceful side of life of a small town with friendly neighbours while living in a large 3 Bedroom and 3 Bath 1999 SqFt home on a large and private 2.85 Acre property. For more information please contact Michael Kwung PREC @ 1-604-616-7203 or visit www.michaelkwung.com

721

ONLY

$

626

3 bedroom townhouse, 5 appl., soundproof, radiant heat, blinds, fenced yard, patio, 658 Coquihalla St., sunny side of town, N/S, no pets, D/D & Ref’s req. Available now. Call (604)869-6599

ELECTRIC WINCH, 12 volt, 1500 lbs. $100 Call (604)869-7339

CANOE & KAYAK Rentals various types, motorized canoes, will deliver to Kawkawa Lake or Lake of the Woods for free, other locations for a fee.

1 bdrm mobile home in Senior’s Community, furnished or unfurnished.

BOSTON BAR, 47684 Old Boston Bar Rd. $70,000 obo. Call (604)867-9767

HOPE

UNDER $100

SASQUATCH MOON OUTDOORS

SILVER CREEK

TRETHEWEY @ MACLURE AVE

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

(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint.

HOPE, 3 bdrm townhouse 1 1/2 baths, fenced back yard, F/S, W/D, attached storage area. Rent includes heat. N/P, N/S. Call 604869-9402 or 604-869-1432

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HOMES FOR RENT

1.24 ACE. Renovated 4 Bedrooms 3600sft., dble Gar., Back onto Coq River, 5 mins to Coq. Malls. $3200/mo. 604-649-8987 HOPE, 1 bdrm, $575/month, private setting, no dogs, includes cable, good for single or senior. D/D required. Call (604)795-5068 mess

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ON NOW AT YOUR BC CHEVROLET DEALERS. Chevrolet.ca 1-800-GM-DRIVE. Chevrolet is a brand of General Motors of Canada. Offers apply to the purchase, lease and finance of a 2015 Silverado 1500 Double Cab 1WT/Silverado 1500 Crew Cab 1WT (G80/B30/H2R), equipped as described. Freight ($1,695) and PDI included. License, insurance, registration, administration fees, dealer fees, PPSA and taxes not included. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Limited time offers which may not be combined with other offers, and are subject to change without notice. Offers apply to qualified retail customers in BC Chevrolet Dealer Marketing Association area only. Dealer order or trade may be required. * $10,000 is a combined total credit consisting of a $4,500 manufacturer to dealer delivery credit (tax exclusive) for 2015 Silverado Light Duty Double Cab, $1,000 Owner Cash (tax inclusive), a $2,420 manufacturer to dealer Option Package Discount Credit (tax exclusive) for 2015 Chevrolet Silverado Light Duty (1500) Double Cab 1LT equipped with a True North Edition and a $2,080 manufacturer to dealer cash credit (tax exclusive) on Silverado Light Duty (1500) Double Cab LS Chrome Edition, LT and LTZ, which is available for cash purchases only and cannot be combined with special lease and finance rates. By selecting lease or finance offers, consumers are foregoing this $2,080 credit which will result in higher effective interest rates. Discounts vary by model. ‡ Based on Vincentric 2014 Model Level Analysis of full-size pickups in the Canadian retail market. †† Offer applies to eligible current owners or lessees of any model year 1999 or newer car that has been registered and insured in Canada in the customer’s name for the previous consecutive six (6) months. Credit valid towards the retail purchase or lease of one eligible 2015 model year Chevrolet car, SUV, crossover and pickups models delivered in Canada between May 1st – June 1st, 2015. Credit is a manufacturer to consumer incentive (tax inclusive) and credit value depends on model purchased: $500 credit available on Chevrolet Spark, Sonic, Cruze, Volt, Trax, Malibu (expect LS) ; $750 credit available on others Chevrolet vehicles (except Colorado 2SA, Camaro Z28, Malibu LS, Silverado Light Duty and Heavy Duty); $1000 credit available on all Chevrolet Silverado’s. Offer is transferable to a family member living within the same household (proof of address required). As part of the transaction, dealer may request documentation and contact General Motors of Canada Limited (GMCL) to verify eligibility. This offer may not be redeemed for cash and may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives. Certain limitations or conditions apply. Void where prohibited. See your GMCL dealer for details. GMCL reserves the right to amend or terminate offers for any reason in whole or in part at any time without prior notice. Offer applies to eligible current owners or lessees of any Pontiac/Saturn/ SAAB/Hummer/Oldsmobile model year 1999 or newer car or Chevrolet Cobalt or HHR that has been registered and insured in Canada in the customer’s name for the previous consecutive six (6) months. Credit valid towards the retail purchase or lease of one eligible 2015 model year Chevrolet car, SUV, crossover and pickups models delivered in Canada between May 1st – June 1st, 2015. Credit is a manufacturer to consumer incentive (tax inclusive): $1,000 credit available on Chevrolet Spark, Sonic, Cruze, Volt, Trax, Malibu (expect LS); $1,500 credit available on other eligible Chevrolet vehicles (except Chevrolet Colorado 2SA, Camaro Z28, Malibu LS). Offer is transferable to a family member living within the same household (proof of address required). As part of the transaction, dealer may request documentation and contact General Motors of Canada Limited (GMCL) to verify eligibility. This offer may not be redeemed for cash and may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives. Certain limitations or conditions apply. Void where prohibited. See your GMCL dealer for details. GMCL reserves the right to amend or terminate offers for any reason in whole or in part at any time without prior notice. † MyLink functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth® and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices. **Lease based on a purchase price of $31,271/$34,225 (including $4,500/$3,500 manufacturer to dealer delivery credit, a $1,000/$1,000 manufacturer to dealer Option Package Discount Credit and a $893 Owner Cash) for a Silverado 1500 Double Cab 1WT (G80/B30/H2R) and Silverado 1500 Crew Cab 1WT (G80/B30/H2R).Bi-weekly payment is $135/$145 for 24 months at 0.0% APR, and includes Freight and Air Tax, on approved credit to qualified retail customers by GM Financial. Annual kilometer limit of 20,000 km, $0.16 per excess kilometer. $2,400 down payment is required. Payment may vary depending on down payment trade. Total obligation is $9,408/$9,919, plus applicable taxes. Option to purchase at lease end is $21,863/$24,305. Price and total obligation exclude license, insurance, registration, taxes, dealer fees and optional equipment. Other lease options are available. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Limited time offer which may not be combined with other offers. See your dealer for conditions and details. General Motors of Canada Limited reserves the right to amend or terminate this offer, in whole or in part, at any time without prior notice. <> U.S. government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov). + Based on wardsauto.com 2014 Large Pickup segment and latest competitive information available at time of posting. Excludes other GM vehicles. 5-year/160,000 kilometre Powertrain Limited Warranty, whichever comes first. See dealer for details. ~ 2015 Silverado 1500 with available 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission has a fuel-consumption rating of 12.7 L/100 km combined (4x2) and 13.0 L/100 km combined (4x4). Fuel-consumption ratings based on GM testing in accordance with the new 2015 model-year Government of Canada approved test methods. Refer to vehicles.nrcan.gc.ca for details. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. Comparison based on wardsauto.com 2014 Large Pickup segment and latest competitive information available. Competitive fuel-consumption ratings based on 2014 Natural Resources Canada’s Fuel Consumption Guide. Excludes other GM vehicles. ††† Visit onstar.ca for coverage maps, details and system limitations. Services and connectivity may vary by model and conditions. OnStar with 4G LTE connectivity is available on select vehicle models and in select markets. Customers will be able to access OnStar services only if they accept the OnStar User Terms and Privacy Statement (including software terms). OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. After the trial period (if applicable), an active OnStar service plan is required. ^ The 2-Year Scheduled LOF Maintenance Program provides eligible customers in Canada who have purchased, leased or financed a new eligible 2015 MY Chevrolet vehicle (excluding Spark EV) with an ACDelco oil and filter change, in accordance with the Oil Life Monitoring System and the Owner’s Manual, for 2 years or 40,000 km, whichever occurs first, with a limit of four lube-oil-filter services in total, performed at participating GM dealers. Fluid top-offs, inspections, tire rotations, wheel alignments and balancing, etc., are not covered. This offer may not be redeemed for cash and may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives available on GM vehicles. General Motors of Canada Limited reserves the right to amend or terminate this offer, in whole or in part, at any time without prior notice. Additional conditions and limitations apply. See dealer for details. ^^Whichever comes first. See dealer for details.

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May 07, 2015 edition of the Hope Standard

Hope Standard, May 07, 2015  

May 07, 2015 edition of the Hope Standard