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A3 TRAUMA VICTIM A brain injury survivor gives an inspiring talk to Silver Creek Elementary on the do’s and don’ts of wearing a bike helmet.
A9 A UNITY WALK A Cree woman takes a cross-country walk to bring awareness about the lateral violence problem among First Nations people.
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The class of 2015 takes a moment to sing the Canadian anthem Hope Secondary School awarded the class of 2015 with their diplomas on Saturday, June 6th. Ambitions were high as the valedictorians and guest speakers cheered the bright young hopefuls toward their future destinations.
Yale woman dies in tragic collision near Boston Bar Erin Knutson Hope Standard
Janice Common of Yale tragically succumbed to the injuries she sustained at the scene of an accident, after a tragic collision occurred on Highway #1 near Blue Lake Road, North of Boston Bar on Thursday, June 4th at approximately 8 a.m. The collision was the result after Common’s vehicle and a commercial “B Train” tractor-trailer loaded with wood collided. The preliminary investigative report determined that 63 year-old Common and the trailor-tractor were both travelling in the same direction when the accident happened. The sole survivor and driver of the tractor-trailer cooperated with police and remained on the scene to ascertain some of the details of the incident. After closing for several hours; the highway, resumed with traffic flow and Cpl. Rempel of BC RCMP Traffic Services cautioned the public to take
extra care on the roadways as the scene was cleared. Traffic Services are also continuing their campaign to alert drivers to the potential dangers on the road as the prime summer season comes to life. “We are seeing a lot of these tragedies lately, and it seems as though motorists are not getting the message to slow down and take precaution,” Rempel told The Hope Standard. New initiatives on behalf of the RCMP are currently in the works to campaign for drivers to be cognizant of their own behaviour on the road and on the behaviour of their fellow travellers. “That means don’t drink and pay attention to everyone around you,” said Rempel. A celebration of life service is set to be held on Saturday, June 13th at the Yale and District Community Centre to remember Common. If anyone has witnessed the accident and not come forward to speak to the police they are asked to contact RCMP Fraser Valley Traffic Services at 604-702-4039 as soon as possible.
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Charles Ottewell, Diana Samarakkody and Shannon Piedt, on behalf of the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Team in Child and Youth Injury Prevention for Think First BC, recently gave a presentation on brain injury prevention to school children across Hope in an effort to bring awareness and to educate the youth on the proper preventative measures necessary to avoid potentially life-threatening and debilitating outcomes from participating in careless behaviour. Shanon Piedt engaged the school children in an interactive manner, as she chose several volunteers from the audience and demonstrated the ins and outs of good safety measures in conjunction with the inner workings involving the connectivity of the hemispheres in the brain to the different physical parts of the body. Children tried on bike helmets and learned the proper way of positioning the helmet, as the fit and condition of the protection device came to ERIN KNUTSON/ THE STANDARD the forefront of discussion. Charles Ottewell (above) cautions Silver Creek Elementary students about the dangers of participating in “It’s two fingers from the eyebrows sports without proper protective head gear. Ottewell bruised his brain in a bike accident at age 17 and it to the top of the helmet,” said Piedt. resulted in what he called an embarassing and challenging situation. Having the proper fit is key to pre“With brain injuries everything is emventing injury according to Piedt, who house, which was only three blocks away, Jonathon never made it; instead, he endbarrassing, ” he said. cautioned the children that a loose bike ed up in a coma at the hospital that lasted Suff ering from incontinence and the inhelmet is just as dangerous as going comtwo weeks. ability to speak properly, or even tie his pletely unprotected. Jonathon failed to wear a bike helmet, shoe laces, Ottewell strongly cautioned the After using an egg as an example of hit a small rock, smashed his head on children about taking proper precautions what happens when a bike helmet is used as opposed to the end result of an unpro- the concrete and sustained a giant bruise before engaging in any type of sport. Ottewell worked hard at recovery but tected head, a new helmet was given to a on his brain, resulting in troubles with speech, long term and short term memstill walks with a cane and struggles with volunteer student-demonstrator by the ory problems and the necessity of having speech and sleep. name of Brady. The inability of his brain to engage in “It could be something small — even to wear diapers after losing control of his bodily functions. regular sleep patterns has left Charles in an hitting a rock the wrong way and then After several heart rending cautionary insomniac state, which includes chronic you fall off your bike — if you’re wearing your helmet properly it’s no big deal, but tales involving the dangers of engaging tiredness and he is unable to work. His passion was evident as he spoke if you’re unprotected it can result in a de- in sports without a helmet, brain injury bilitating injury that can severely damage a survivor Charles Ottewell got up with the about his own struggles with brain injury help of his cain and told a captivated au- and the necessity of using his life as an experson’s life forever,” said Piedt. A 12 year-old boy by the name of Jona- dience about the trauma he underwent at ample, while educating people about the thon experienced a similar trauma and it the tender age of 17. During a rugby game potential dangers of not wearing proper Ottewell was tackled and suffered a severe protective gear. changed his life forever. On the way over to his friend Simon’s and life-altering brain injury. “This is not the life you want,” he said.
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Private clinics may be hired for more than day surgery The province may let contracted private clinics keep patients overnight for as long as three days so they can take on more complex surgeries than the day procedures they've so far been permitted to perform. That possibility is mentioned in a health ministry discussion paper of potential surgical reforms that's gone out for stakeholder comment. "Improved access to surgical services may include performing select surgical procedures which have length of stay up to three days, in private surgery centers using public funds," the paper says, adding the change would require amending the Hospital Act. B.C. Health Minister Terry Lake announced an extra $10 million Monday to perform more day surgeries this summer – some through private clinics using public funds – in order to cut wait times. But NDP health critic Judy Darcy said letting private surgery clinics go beyond day surgery to multi-day stays would be tantamount to turning them into full-fledged "private hospitals." Private surgery clinics so far perform barely one per cent of governmentfunded procedures in B.C. when public operating rooms aren't available. Longer patient stays would open the door to many more surgeries flowing to private facilities, Darcy said, adding critical staff may follow, further reducing capacity in public hospitals. "Health professionals are in short supply – anaethesiologists, specialty nurses – and if we drain them out of the public system into the private system we effectively become captive to private for-profit clinics," Darcy said. She called the proposal a "game changer" that has been quietly advanced under the guise of a short-term "band-aid" to cut waits. "They ought to be doing the innovation and the strategic investment to use our public system to the maximum." Fraser Health does not initially foresee hiring private clinics to supply the extra 500 surgeries it plans over the summer – it will open more of its own closed operating rooms. But the Vancouver Island and and Vancouver Coastal health authorities have indicated they expect to make some extra use of private surgeons. Health Minister Terry Lake was unavailable for an interview. The ministry instead issued a statement defending extended private clinic stays as a successful method of handling more hernia surgeries in Toronto. "This is just one option that is on the table for consideration," it said "Not all of these will be implemented." Black Press
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Gender identity should be removed from birth certificates, according to a complaint filed with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal on behalf of nine intersex or transgender people. Morgane Oger, a transgender woman and chair of the Trans Alliance Society, says the forced assignment of gender identity at birth – quickly decided by a doctor inspecting the genitals – discriminates against intersex, trans and other gender non-conforming residents whose assigned gender turns out to be inaccurate or who don't fully identify as one sex or the other. A statement issued by the society says misidentified children "suffer grief when they go to school, humiliation when they apply for a driver's licence and discrimination and danger in every circumstance where someone wants them to 'prove' their gender." Oger argues there is no valid reason to put gender on birth certificates, adding there are many more sophisticated methods to help identify someone. "It is indefensible to use a marker which will certainly be wrong, and create havoc for, a predictable number of people."
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Health Minister Terry Lake said B.C. has moved to allow birth certificates to be changed, but removing gender would affect statistics used in medical research. “We are studying this and looking at other jurisdictions, but we have to be really careful with foundational identity documents like birth certificates, because we want to make sure that we don’t impair people’s ability to travel internationally,” Lake said. Transgender advocates elsewhere are also advancing cases seeking to remove gender from passports. Oger said it's not acceptable to have a third gender option like "other" because "that puts a target on the forehead of anyone with that third option recorded."Among the complainants is Harriette Cunningham, a Comox girl labeled male at birth who last year succeeded in getting her birth certificate gender changed to female. In 2013, at the Black Press Photo age of 11, she won a Human Rights Tribunal case Morgane Oger, a transgender woman and chair of the Trans Alliance Society, fights for that led to new provincial legislation making such the rights of transgendered individuals to choose their sex. identification changes easier.
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Letters Nuu-Chah-Nulth Tribal Council calls for action The Nuu‐chah‐nulth Tribal Council (NTC) fully supports the recommendations outlined in the Calls to Action section of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) report released on June 2, 2015. Nuu‐chah‐nulth First Nations had two residential schools within their territories (Christie Indian Residential School and Alberni Indian Residential School), and hundreds if not thousands of Nuu‐chah‐nulth First Nations citizens attended other residential schools across Canada. Many faced mental, physical, spiritual, and sexual abuse while they attended these schools. Today the NTC stands with our survivors, those who did not live to see the TRC recommendations, those who did return home, and those who are faced with the intergenerational effects of cultural genocide. We also stand with all fourteen of our Nuu‐ chahnulth First Nations. The time to act is now. Federal, provincial, regional and municipal governments, as well as educational institutions, churches and others listed in the recommendations now have the direction to address true reconciliation with First Nations across Canada. Residential schools are not just a dark chapter in history for Aboriginal people but for all of Canada. Everyday Canadians play an important role in the next steps of recognition and reconciliation. We encourage Canadians to educate themselves and those around them about this horrific era in our history.
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Defending facts In our so-called "Democratic" society, we are often told that there is complete freedom for all political parties. The only problem is that this is not the truth and we often see a planned and organized effort to discredit the NDP with halftruths, outright lies and distortions. Adrian Dix, from the last provincial campaign, can attest to this. In a recent edition of the "Sage", the national magazine sent out to all Federal retires, they had a lengthy article on the "opposition" to the Harper government. The article focused on the "fact" that the Liberals were the natural opposition to the Conservatives. There were several large pictures of Trudeau in this article, with only one tiny picture of Mulcair.I wrote a letter to the editor to "set them straight". This letter is published in this month's edition. My conclusion is to state that it is long overdue that we, as NDP supporters, be much more forceful in our defense of the facts in Canadian politics. Dick Harrington
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Where have our renters gone? Burnaby’s Metrotown area has become a hotbed of developer activity. Members of anti-poverty group BC ACORN are feeling the squeeze. They are feeling the constriction as the low cost rental apartment buildings are making way for new condominium developments that are way out of their price range. According to apartment owners’ newsletter The Goldman Report, 2014 saw “an unprecedented” 23 rental buildings sold in the Metrotown neighbourhood, with 14 being slated for redevelopment into new market housing. “Where are all the people supposed to live if they can’t pay for one of thenew places?” says Burnaby ACORN member Don Gorman, a senior rent-
ing in the Metrotown-area. Like so many others in Burnaby, he is wondering what is going to happen to his apartment building. His building has recently been sold and as such he is wondering what will happen to him and his neighbours. “It’s getting to the point where affordable rental housing is no longer available in cities like Burnaby. I don’t believe that politicians can’t do anything - there is always something they can do. We need to make more people aware to stand up for their rights!” BC ACORN members staged a “Where Do Our Renters Go?” protest on Wednesday June 10, to get Burnaby city officials to stop allowing the demolition of affordable
rental housing. The site of the protest is 6380 Silver Ave at Beresford St, where 2 rental buildings totalling 109 units - are up for demolition in the near future. The property redevelopment will result in $15,877,726 in cash as an amenity bonus for the city. A formal public hearing on the fate of the buildings will be held at Burnaby City Hall on June 23 at 7 PM. Marcos Gomez
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The NTC found the actions of the Crown's Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Bernard Valcourt, during the recent TRC announcement particularly disturbing. The majority of the audience responded with a standing ovation to Commissioner Justice Murray Sinclair’s recommendation for a national inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women, while Minister Valcourt stayed seated with his arms folded. No longer can governments sit and be idle. The time to act is right now for future generations and all Canadians. First Nations are doing the work necessary to heal. Over 100 years of abuse cannot be undone with simply an apology and compensation. True reconciliation begins with action. We look forward to working hand‐in‐hand on reconciliation with all levels of government and First Nations across Canada. Future generations are looking to all of us to help create a better Canada right now. Nuu‐chah‐nulth First Nations and citizens simply want to have their rightful place in this country recognized and respected.
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Hope Standard Thursday, June 11, 2015 A9
Cree woman takes a walk against lateral violence
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Isabel Okanese bravely began a cross-country walk to reach out to the country on the issue of lateral violence. Lateral violence is prevalent among First Nations according to the soft spoken 43-yearold medium, who gave up her home and job to embark on a powerful journey and to send a message to Canada about the pain and conflict among her own people. “I let the spirits guide me,” she told The Hope Standard about her ERIN KNUTSON / THE STANDARD mental fortitute and the Isabel Okanese spends a day in Hope, during a cross-country walk to bring awareness strength she has main- about the lateral violence issues that plague First Nations people. tained throughout her exwhich has ignited the Oji-Cree to sometime in October. tensive travels. “We got yelled at in the streets practice patience, respect, tolerTensions between non-status and Metis First Nations are of Chilliwack, but Hope has been ance and teaching in her own life heavy and the Victoria native very good so far,” said Okanese of — it also inspired the dream she is realizing mile-by-mile in a pair of who passed through Hope re- the response she’s received. Lateral violence stems from col- bare-foot shoes to impart the mescently on her Miyo-wicehtowin (living in harmony together) onization and acts as an umbrella sage to others that violence can be said that discrimination is high for several abuse platforms in- quelled with understanding. “We need to do a lot of healing among her people as well as the cluding verbal, mental, emotional, spiritual and physical violence and come back together as one outside community. The creative and intuitive me- according to the activist. Okan- family,” she said. Okanese smudges every morndium dropped out of art school ese has experienced all forms of after being ostracized so severely lateral violence in her life, includ- ing before she walks and has a that she couldn’t cope with being ing the aboriginal community taken a vial of water from Victothe only native person in her class. who shunned her family based ria, which she plans to put into the This, unfortuantely is an all too on the stripping of their Indian Nova Scotian coastline as a symcommon situation among First status and as a consequence were bol taken from the sweat of her Nations people. Okanese, who is thrown into the category of non- coast to coast journey in a stance toward unification. an Oji-Cree from central Alberta status people. “How can we expect others to “This has been hurtful — I have began her tour on May 5th at Mile Zero in Victoria, B.C., and will had teachers tell me I was a dirty stop their hatred against us, if we complete more than 6,000 kilo- Indian and my own people say can’t stop fighting amongst ourselves — if we stop the fighting metres and eight provinces across that I don’t look or act native.” Backstabbing, gossip and seclu- we can begin to bridge those gaps Highway 1 at the finalization of the tour in Halifax, Nova Scotia, sion have been par for the course, and to heal.”
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Make-a-Wish brings back the Wildhood Lanterns to be set free in Bridal Falls to ensure that all children get the oportunity to enjoy the great outdoors Erin Knutson Hope Standard
An initiative between RV Canada and Make-a-Wish Foundation is determined to see children with medical issues have a good time during an upcoming event in Hope, at the launch of their first annual National RV
Weekend in Canada. “It’s going to be a fun weekend,” said Chris Mahony, executive director of RV Canada. A new campaign called “Bring back Wildhood,” addresses the idea that many children have gotten away from what is rightfully theirs (those with and without medical issues.) A Wildhood
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is defined as the ability to roam free and enjoy the wilds of the Canadian camping lifestyle, precognizant of the digital era of smartphones and gaming. “We know that a childhood isn’t a childhood without some wild in it, but for children facing life-threatening medical conditions, connecting with their Wildhoods can be difficult, so we are raising funds for Make-A-Wish to help provide a sense of wonder and magic for these children,” said Mahony. Make a wish lanterns will be set free at 10 p.m. on Saturday June 13th at Bridal Falls Camperland RV Resorts. Everyone is PHOTO SUBMITTED welcome to join in A special weekend is being put aside to bring back the Wildhood to deserving children with and the biodegrad- medical issues. Make-A-Wish and RV Canada are uniting on Saturday, June 13th at Bridal Falls able lanterns will Camperland RV resorts to make the dreams of kids everywhere a reality. be available for $2 a “We’ve already received two re- Wish and the great Canadian piece with all proceeds going quests from sick kids, who want- outdoors. to the Make-a-Wish FoundaBy booking your stay and joined nothing more than to bring tion to help kids in need remommy and daddy camping and ing the crew, you can help proalize their dreams. vide children with hope, strength “We want to celebrate and that’s powerful,” said Mahony. and joy. For more information The weekend of Saturday, June promote the RV lifestyle to those who haven’t yet experi- 13th and Sunday, June 14th will from Bridal Falls Camperland enced it. We have spectacu- see the culmination of the incep- RV Resorts please visit www.holidaytrailsresorts.com, or contact lar campgrounds in Canada tion of big dreaming. LED gardens have been uti- 604-794-7876. and it is the season for camping adventures,” Mahony lized by the environmentally told The Hope Standard. Lighting the lanterns is an friendly organizaode to the great freedom of tion to protect the the Canadian outdoors and site from fire and a nod to the power a foun- all the lanterns are dation like Make-A-Wish biodegradable. All are welcome has over the childhoods of those who are recovering or to come on down dealing with severe and life- to celebrate Wildhood, Make-Athreatening medical issues.
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Hope Standard Thursday, June 11, 2015 A11
2016 PERMISSIVE TAX EXEMPTIONS
History in Hope • A marauding bear was shot at Silver Creek. A big black bear that was bothering residents for several weeks met his Waterloo. • Some thirty to forty Lion members were on the prowl with the expectation to visit every house in Hope selling Planters Peanut Party Packs during an evening to finance Red Cross Swim Classes. • A beautiful ceremony was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Caswell, Yale, when Minnie Hernewich and Ralph Tomlinson were united in marriage. Rev. Porteous of Hope officiated the ceremony. • Mr. Mills, manager of Hedley Mines was the guest of the local Jade and Rock Club. Mills offered a showing of his mining and silver smithing films at Igloo. • Hazardous conditions were becoming increasingly severe with the rapid growth of tourist traffic and the opening up of new forest areas to the public. June 1965 • With the existing church building moved to the back of the property the Pentecostal Church was prepared to commence a new church building within two weeks. • Tom Brayshaw, a long-time Hope resident, who was living in Vancouver had been made an honorary life member of the Fly Fishers’ Club of Oregon • Boston Bar Girl Guides Enrolled. After a successful meeting seven new members, Ann Docking, Lorna Hepper,
June 1975 • Prospects of an oil refinery proposed by the provincial government being located in this area were growing dim. Alderman Keith Gardner, chairman of the committee to secure the refinery for this area, stated that it didn’t look very good. • The river was still climbing. The level of the Fraser River at Hope bridge continued to rise, reflecting warmer weather experienced across the province. The highest point of that year’s freshet was registered with a reading of 22.95 feet, which was over a foot lower than the prior year. • The sad story of a damaged ice machine for the Hope arena entered its third month. The ice machine that arrived during the second week of April and with a great deal of obvious damage and other obscure flaws would have been put back in its crate and shipped, provided there had been a crate in the first place. • W.A. Bateman, Manager of B.C. Hydro’s Fraser Valley Division announced the appointment of Mr. Vern
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Krienke to the position of District Manager, Hope office. After joining B.C. Hydro in 1965, Krienke brought a solid background of Electrical Distribution Supervisory experience to his new position.
New Applications from organizations which meet the criteria set out in the District’s policy must be submitted to the Director of Finance using the prescribed application form before July 31st each year.
June 1985 • The breakdown of the family unit was driving youth to the edge of desperation. That was the view of professionals dealing with an increase in teenage suicides, a worldwide problem that was making its effects felt in Hope and the Canyon more than ever. Kent Utendale, director of the Upper Fraser Valley mental health centre, said suicides both completed and incomplete were on the rise. • The Chamber of Commerce movement was traced back to its origins, which began in Europe. The Hope and District Chamber of Commerce was incorporated on April 23rd, 1923 as a Board of Trade and was later registered as a Chamber in 1955. • The halfway point in completion of the $375 million Coquihalla project was marked. Premier Bill Bennett took a hand in operating the controls as another section was manoeuvered into place at the 288-metre Dry Gulch bridge, the longest span on the highway close to the summit. • Hope Community Services finished the year in the black despite tough economic times. In its annual general meeting community services showed that it had made a net profit of $2,293.97. Led by the success of the new thrift shop Hidden Treasures, community services was able to make significant financial headway.
Please note, applicants currently exempted under the five year 2015 – 2019 Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw 1355, 2014 need not re-apply until July 31, 2019. New applications are also being accepted for properties which surround buildings used for public worship, which are exempt under section 220(1)(h), and the halls that are necessary to the exempt buildings and the land on which the halls stand on and an area of land surrounding the halls, are hereby exempted from taxation as per section 224(2)(f) of the Community Charter. Please note, applicants currently exempted under the 10 year 20152024 Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw 1356, 2014 need not re-apply until July 31, 2024. Applicants must be immediately notify the District of Hope in writing if they are presently exempted but no longer qualify for this exemption. For further information regarding 2016 Permissive Tax Exemptions or to obtain a copy of the application package and policy, please contact District Hall at 604-869-5671 or view online at www.hope.ca (documents > applications and forms).
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Hope Standard Thursday, June 11, 2015 A13
From trash to treasure
Erin Knutson Hope Standard
Hope is hosting a special event to help recycle and reuse quality household items an effort to keep it from seeing the abyss of the landfill, while providing a solid starter kit for kids heading off to university. “It’s something they can take to school and never bring back,” said Victor Smith, president of Communities in Bloom. There is an international-wide trend of recycling and repurposing household goods in a new environmentally conscious movement geared toward preventing the reduction of waste by taking a stance against the creation of it. By reusing, repurposing or salvaging the wreckage from someone else’s trash pile, each Hope citizen has the distinct opportunity to offer some relief to the tragic piling up of waste in today’s landfills. The planet is taxed with the consumeristic culture of our society. Every time a new product is made it requires the use of extracted materials and energy — the process involves fabrication and transportation, an intricately woven system that is taxing to both human resources and those of the environment on multiple levels. Benefits to a re-purposing attitude are plentiful and assist in the prevention of pollution and the continuation of neo-colionialism, which involves the arduous and exploitative task of uprooting foreign soil for domestic goods. By reusing salveagable goods, there will be a reduction of greenhous gas emissions that are contributing to the current global climate change and it will help maintain the environment for new generations in a fiscally responsible way. Using a product to its maximum potential is another added plus of repurposing your neighbours furniture, as well as providing the valuable service of taking it off of their hands and allowing university students on a budget to enjoy the comforts of home. On Saturday, June 13th, a call to all Hope residents has been issued to put quality goods, furniture, appliances and anything that is in decent condition or has been kicking around the garage for a decade, out on the curb from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This day is a community initiative to de-clutter in an environmentally conscious fashion, whilst sending the kids packing in style.
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Hope raises $5000 for minor soccer On Saturday, June 6th, Canada’s Women’s National Team played China at the Fifa’s Women’s World Cup, winning with a 1-0 score. A sold out crowd cheered to Christine Sinclair when she scored the victory goal during a penalty kick in the second minute of second-half-stoppage time. It was during this victory that Hope soccer fans had the distinction of raising $5000 for Hope Minor soccer by cheering. Through the Mondelez Pride and Joy campaign (Mondelez is known for its fun products like Chips A’Hoy, Maynards Candies, Ritz Crackers and Stride Gum,) that involves a fun and resourceful new app called the Joy Cheer App, local and national fans cheered their way to a victory for Hope’s minor soccer teams. “The Pride and Joy Campaign” is a free new app that was created for youth soccer that allows fans to cheer by shaking it — it’s a grass roots movement to raise money for youth soccer and give deserving communities a chance to distribute new resources in a fun and enggaging way,” said Adita Burman, sponsorship consumerism promotion leader from Mondelez. “It’s about giving all the kids an opportunity to play,” she said. Hope Minor Soccer was selected out of 100 prequalified clubs across the country for a chance at receiving much-needed funds to help support youth soccer and succeeded as a selected applicant, based on the resourcefulness of grant seekERIN KNUTSON/THE STANDARD er and Hope Secondary teacher and girls soccer At the Fifa’s Women’s World Cup on Saturday, June 6th, $5000 was raised for Hope Minor Soccer through the Mondelez Pride and Joy campaign. Canada’s coach Jeremy Smith. “We’re very excited about it,” he told The Hope Women’s National team beat China with a score of 1-0.
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Standard. “We’re hoping to get more nets, equipment, a line marker and to give cash to kids who don’t necessarily have the financial means to play.” Smith encouraged the students to download the app and cheer, bribing them with an excess of freezies and ice cream that he distributed to completion upon the procurement of the desired funds. Hope Minor Soccer’s first priority with the money will be to help fund youth who face significant financial barriers, prohibiting them from the game of soccer — whether it be helping to pay league fees, buying cleats, shin pads or helping to send players to tournaments according to Smith. All soccer fans are encouraged to download the Mondelez Pride and Joy Cheer App for free from the app store or Play Store and to cheer your hearts out for Canada’s Women’s National Team in the upcoming game scheduled on Monday, June 15th. Showing your support by cheering and shaking the app will provide a chance to give other communities and deserving kids the dream of minor soccer.
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Sports Coquihalla Elementary lives it up
Competitive counterparts Coquihalla Elementary School recently held its first K-6 sports day in 27 years. Kids enjoy a plethora of activities to help bring in the school year. From clockwise: Brianne Richardson holds the parachute as Summer Charlie prepares to cross; Earthball was a new event this year with the objective to push the light-but-large ball over the team’s line; Marley Gobelle gives it her all in the sack race as kids enjoy the ever popular bean bag toss. (Photos by Barry Stewart)
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Your source for quality local professionals. ADVERTISING DEADLINE: Fridays at 4:30pm
Call Janice at 604.869.2421 to advertise on the Business Services page. 06/15H_BS11
Thursday, June 11, 2015, Hope Standard A17
INDEX IN BRIEF FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS ...............1-8
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS 21
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS ...9-57 Eastern Star Canyon Chapter #70
TRAVEL.............................................61-76 CHILDREN ........................................80-98
STRAWBERRY TEA & Bake Sale
EMPLOYMENT .............................102-198 BUSINESS SERVICES...................203-387 PETS & LIVESTOCK ......................453-483 MERCHANDISE FOR SALE...........503-587
Masonic Hall 841 Fort St Wed., June 17, 2 - 4 pm $6.00
REAL ESTATE ...............................603-696 RENTALS ......................................703-757 AUTOMOTIVE ..............................804-862 MARINE .......................................903-920
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April 21, 1952 – June 4, 2015 It is with great sadness that our family announces the sudden passing of our beloved little fireball, Janice Common on Thursday June 4, 2015. Janice is survived by her soul mate Charles Common, her mother Antoinetta Murdock, her daughter Stacey Moore, a very large family and many friends. Celebration of Life will be held on June 13, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Yale and District Community Centre, 65050 Albert Street, Yale, B.C. Donations and / or flowers can be sent to the Yale Ratepayers Association.
RAYMOND, Elizabeth (Betty) March 20,1917 May 28, 2015 It is with sadness but full of wonderful memories that we announce the passing of our Mom, Grandma. Mom was predeceased by her husband Frank, son Harold, grandson Chris, great granddaughter Shanon and all of her siblings. Betty is survived by her daughters: Janet (Brian) and Lee (Randy), her sons: John, Tommy (Dale), Larry (Carol), Jimmy (Harriett), Terry and Wayne (Linda) as well as 23 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date in Boston Bar. Those who wish may make donations to the charity of their choice or to the Fraser Canyon Hospice Society.
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EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION 108 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
PRE-SCHOOLS HOPE PRESCHOOL & DAYCARE CENTRE Reggio Emilia & Nature-based program
and COOK position available Drop off resume at
Hope Panago 725 4th Ave
HIGHWAY OWNER OPERATORS $3500 SIGNING BONUS Van Kam’s group of companies req. Highway linehaul owner operators based in our Surrey terminal for runs throughout BC and Alberta. Applicants must have winter and mountain driving experience/training. We offer above average rates and an excellent employee beneﬁts package. To join our team of professional drivers, email a detailed resume, current driver’s abstract and details of your truck to: firstname.lastname@example.org or Call 604-968-5488 or Fax: 604-587-9889 Only those of interest will be contacted.
3-5 years only 9am-11:30am (3’s program) 9am-1pm (Pre-K program)
Van-Kam is committed to Employment Equity and Environmental Responsibility.
Licensed Group Daycare
Qualified ECE Educators High Quality program
604 869 6555 310 Queen St. email@example.com
Excavator & Backhoe Operator Training. Be employable in 4-6wks. Call 604-546-7600. www.rayway.ca
HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES
PERMANENT COOK La Dolce Vita Restaurant Ltd. located at 575 Old Hope Princeton Highway Hope, BC V0X 1L4 is hiring 1 full time, Permanent cook. Wage: $ 13.00/hour.
EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION 136A JANITORIAL SERVICES
HOUSE CLEANERS/ JANITORS REQUIRED NOW PAY $12-15 PER HOUR Apply Weekdays Between 9AM to 2PM at: 118-713 Columbia St New West 604.522.4900
Education: Completion of secondary school. Work experience: Completion of a 3 year apprenticeship program or have completed college program in cooking or have several years work exp. in related field. Duties:
FLAG People & Lane Tech. Must be cert & have car. Pls send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org $15 - $24 p/h.
2.5 - 5 years 7:30am - 5:30pm
New West 604.522.4900
FLAGGERS NEEDED. No Certification? Get Certified, 604-575-3944
Work Today, Daily or Weekly Pay Apply 9AM to 2PM at: 118 – 713 Columbia Street
MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTIONISTS are in huge demand! Train with Canada’s top Medical Transcription school. Learn from home and work from home. Call today! 1.800.466.1535 www.canscribe.com email@example.com
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Req: Carpenters, Helpers Labourers, CSO’s/OFA’s TCP’s, Cleaners $11-28/hr
MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION! Indemand career! Employers have work-at-home positions available. Get online training you need from an employer-trusted program. Visit: CareerStep.ca/MT or 1-855-7683362 to start training for your workat-home career today!
CONSTRUCTION SITE In your NEIGHBOURHOOD
109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
WE BUY HOMES BC
LOCAL, reputable, craft manufacturing company looking for reliable, motivated pieceworkers. Training provided at no cost to you. We are VERY busy! Unlimited earning potential. Please leave your name and number ONLY at 604-826-4651 or at our email firstname.lastname@example.org. We respond to ALL calls and messages in the order they are received.
HOUSEKEEPER needed immediately, permanent, part time bring resume to:
Prepare and cook individual dishes and foods. Plan menu. Ensure quality of food and determine size of food preparations. Maintain. inventory. Maintain sanitation, health and safety standards in work areas. Schedule & oversee kitchen helpers. Train kitchen staff. Candidate should be willing to work on all shifts. E-mail resume: email@example.com
Commercial Transport Apprentice Required for Western Star & Sterling Trucks of Vancouver Inc. 2nd/3rd year level position available in Abbotsford. Engine experience considered an asset. Factory training provided.
Union Shop - Full Beneﬁts Fax Resume: 604-888-4749 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Skagit Motel, 655 Third Ave. (604)869-5220
JOB OPTIONS BC
WORKING ADVANTAGE The Job Options BC/Working Advantage program in Hope & region wishes to thank the following employers/businesses for providing a work experience and for helping make this program a success in the community: Swiss Chalets Motel Slumber Lodge Motel Hope Golf Club Thunderbird Motel Project Chilliwack Ford Marquise Compass Group Fraser Canyon Hospital Hope Sign Crafters / ComTech Lordco Parts Ltd.
RONA Valley Care Hope and Area Transition Society Sea to Sky Park Services Hope Pizza Place Ltd Riverside Manor Harv’s Country Foods KCR Bobcat and Country Services
At this time we are closing our office in Hope and wish to thank the community and surrounding area for all of their support over the past 6 ½ years.
A18 Hope Standard, Thursday, June 11, 2015
PERSONAL SERVICES 182
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
Commercial Transport & Diesel Engine With late model diesel engine experience req. for Cullen Diesel Power Ltd. Positions available in Surrey. Detroit Diesel & MTU engine exp. considered an asset. Factory training provided.
bcclassified.com MERCHANDISE: Antiques & collectibles, to sporting goods & electronics, to parakeets & pet supplies, if it’s considered merchandise for sale, you can find it here.
L.HISLOP CONTRACTING, custom woodworking solutions, complete renovations. Call 604-869-3449
Have you always wanted HOME”? to work at “HOME
PRECISION EXTERIORS, roofing, siding, windows, doors and more. WCB insured. Call (604)750-8025 Full Service Plumbing from Parker Dean. Fast, reliable, 24/7 service. Take $50 off your next job if you present this ad. Vancouver area. 1-800-573-2928
VECTOR RENO’S Specializing in all interior & exterior home renovations & additions Call 604-690-3327
Exterior Summer Special 10% Off FREE Estimates (604)720-1390
Running this ad for 10yrs
PAINT SPECIAL 3 rooms for $299 2 coats any colour
(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint.
NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring.
GLEN TRAUN LANDSCAPING, Commercial & Residential yard maintenance. Call 604-869-2767
DAVE’S PLUMBING, licensed, insured, gas fitter, for all your plumbing needs. Call (604)869-4566
BLUE’S PLUMBING, hot water tanks, gas fitter, water lines, drainage. Licensed. Call (604)750-0159
1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING Across the street - across the world Real Professionals, Reas. Rates. Best in every way! 604-721-4555.
CARRIER OF THE MONTH
from The Hope Standard, 540 Wallace St. 604-869-2421
Thanks to Panago for helping us honour our carriers.
This week’s puzzle answers!
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Community Wellness Worker
FRASER CANYON GLASS, for all your glass repairs, windshields domestic & imports. (604)869-9514
Miranda likes chatting with the people on her route.
Stó:lō Nation Requires the services of a Qualified
Forest Firefighter requires someone to board energetic 1 yr. old Husky for up to 2 weeks at a time. In Hope area. Call or text (250)570-3250
a d n a r i M
DOG SITTER REQUIRED
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE
ROGER’S UPHOLSTERY, furniture, windows, fabric, in-home & online estimates. Call 604-860-0939
Apply in person with resume to: 665 Old Hope Princeton Hwy. or email: email@example.com
CKC Reg Sheltie Puppies sable CH bred-N.B. contract. $1500. Riverwind Shelties-Laura. 604-793-6768.
POWER WASHING since 1982. WCB/Liability insurance. Call Simon for prompt service. 604-230-0627
Generous wages & benefits including medical & dental plan.
CHIHUAHUAS tiny tea cups pups, ready to go now. $800. call (604)794-7347
Purebred CAIRN TERRIER Pups Shots, dewormed. $800. House pets. 604-854-1978, 604-807-5204
PHILLIPS TREE SERVICES, Removals, Toppings. Free estimates & Fully Insured. Call 604-702-8247
fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977
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
JUNK REMOVAL By RECYCLE-IT! 604.587.5865 www.recycleitcanada.ca
SERVERS COOKS DISHWASHERS
in need of caring homes! All cats are spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at:
KITTENS born April 20th, ready to go now. $40/ea. Call evenings: 604-796-9935
Come and join our family!
For the Health Services Department Located in Chilliwack For complete details visit our website: www.stolonation.bc.ca click on Jobs link on the Homepage Mail resume and cover letter to: #7-7201 Vedder Road Chilliwack BC, V2R 4G5 E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org OR Fax to 604-824-5342 Attn: Stó:lō Nation HR Personnel
S.N.Y.P. (Spay or Neuter Your Pets) can help. We are a local, registered charity providing financial assistance to people in need for spaying and neutering dogs/ cats. S.N.Y.P. works in partnership with Dr. Madsen at Coquihalla Veterinary Services. Please call 604-869-9474 for details or drop in to 591-C Walllace St. to pick up an application.
604.339.1989 Lower Mainland 604.996.8128 Fraser Valley
INTEGRITY MOVERS, moving & delivery services. We’re not satisfied until you are. (604)860-5277
CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION
Is your pet in need of spaying or neutering?
MOVING & STORAGE
CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866
A-1 Painting Company - Interior / Exterior 20 years exp. Summer Special 10% off (604)723-8434
284 HEAT, AIR, REFRIGERATION
BLUENOSE BULLIES CROSS LAB PUPPIES. Ready to go $300 firm Call btwn 8am-6pm: 778-551-0769
FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS
LLOYD’S UTILITIES, gas, oil & propane furnaces, class A gas fitter. (604)869-1111 or (604)869-6544
GUTTER & ROOF Cleaning/Power Washing since 1982. WCB/Liability insurance. Simon, 604-230-0627
Need CA$H Today? Own a vehicle? Borrow up to $25,000. Snapcarcash.com 604-777-5046
283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS
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
329 PAINTING & DECORATING
CANYON CARPETS, 549 Wallace St., Hope. For all your floor covering needs! Call 604-869-2727
PERSONAL SERVICES 182
289 HOUSEHOLD SERVICES
KENLIN ELECTRIC, residential, rural, commercial, new construction, reno’s. Call (604)860-8605
Kubota L3901 tractor with front end loader back hoe, fork & blade for hire. $60/hr. Pressure washing, other home services and firewood also available.
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
Union Shop - Full Beneﬁts Fax Resume: 604-888-4749 E-mail: email@example.com
BARCLAY FLETCHER CONTRACTING, complete home reno’s, additions & more. (604)869-1686
*** SHORT NOTICE AUCTION *** Unreserved Berry Farm Auction Saturday June 13th, @10:00 am 34819 Harris Road, Abbotsford. ** Pre-View Saturday ONLY at 8am before the auction. Farm Tractors, Attachments, Trailers, Equipment, Tools, Shop Equipment, Irrigation Pumps, Farm Supplies, Lumber, Korvan Blueberry Harvester, Sprayers, 500+ Haskap Plants - LOTS MORE. 604-514-0194 www.allcityauctioneers.com
SET of 5 spoke aluminum wheels with 255/45 ZR18 tires. Fit Mustangs. $200 Call (604)869-9411
MISC. FOR SALE
SAWMILLS from only $4,397 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext: 400OT.
Thursday, June 11, 2015, Hope Standard A19 MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 563
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.
Call today to set up an appointment 604-467-9232
Wanstalls Tactical & Sporting Arms
&ODVVL¿HGV 604-869-2421 REAL ESTATE 633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS HOPE 1-2 bedroom mobile homes for sale in seniors community. Call Gale 604-860-3578
HOPE, 1 bdrm apt., newer, $650/ mon., includes hot water, N/S. Call 604-819-6122 or 604-819-6422
For Sale By Owner: 2006 Honda Accord Ex V6, 153k low kms, auto, p/s, p/b, p/w, PDL, am/fm/cd, etc, pwer sunroof, metallic maroon ext, fulll beige leather int, great driving car. Reduced $10,450 to $9800. Fast Sale! - Plus 2006 FORD 500, low kms - 130,kms, full leather beige int, metallic maroon ext., rear parking assist (sensors), everything works great, power seats, sunroof etc etc. $5800. Cash talks. Selling vehicles to buy new. Call (604)819-5146
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
733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS 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
HOMES FOR RENT
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
1 bdrm mobile home in Senior’s Community, furnished or unfurnished.
CALL GORDON (604)240-3464 New SRI *1296 sq/ft Double wide $99,988. *New SRI 14’ wide $74,900. Repossessed mobile homes from $1900. www.glenbrookhomes.net
MANUFACTURED HOMES. MOBILE HOMES. MODULAR HOMES. NEW & USED Call Chuck at 604-830-1960 ~ your local SRI dealer ~
CARS - DOMESTIC
HOPE AUTO BODY, complete collision repair & restoration. www.hopeautobody.ca Call (604)869-5244
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
TRUCKS & VANS
KEY TRACK AUTO SALES Abbotsford
30255 Cedar Lane DL# 31038 604-855-0666
Agassiz All Storage
2002 HONDA CIVIC 4 dr auto, fully loaded. STK#547. $4,900. 2007 DODGE CALIBER, 4 dr, auto. STK#602. $5,900. 2009 NISSAN ALTIMA, auto, fully loaded, 4 dr sedan. STP#699. Only! $5,900. 2005 HONDA CIVIC, 4 dr, auto, full load. STK#672. This week only! $6,900. 2009 FORD FOCUS 4dr,sedan fully loaded, auto. ONLY THIS WEEK! STK#687. $6,900. 2007 JEEP COMPASS, 4 dr, auto loaded. STK#603 $7,900. 2009 NISSAN ALTIMA, 4 dr, sedan, fully loaded, auto. STK#697. $7,900. 2010 CHEV IMPALA 4 dr, sedan auto, fully loaded, STK#705. $8,900. 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 passenger STK#428. $13,900. 2008 CHEV 1500 LT. Crew cab, 4X4, auto, short box, fully loaded. STK#600. $16,900.
1998 ACCURA 1.6 EL. 4 dr, auto, loaded. STK#651 $2,900. 2004 DODGE CARAVAN 7psgr, loaded STK#525 $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. 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.
5th Annual Garage Sale & Swap Meet
65395 Skylark Dr
63715 Walnut Dr
Saturday, June 13, 2015 9 am to 1 pm
Sat., June 13 9 am - 2 pm
Sat., June 13 8 am - 2 pm
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enter from Kawkawa Lk Rd
tools, furniture, collectibles, misc
All proceeds going to youth programs at Agassiz-Harrison Community Services
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all for only $1342
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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 cash purchase of a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Double Cab, Silverado 1500 Crew Cab, Cruze, Equinox, Trax, Sonic, Malibu and Impala. 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. * Applies to oldest 15% of dealer inventory as of June 2, 2015. Valid June 5 to 28, 2015 on cash purchases of select vehicles from dealer inventory. Not compatible with special lease and ﬁnance rates. Credit is tax exclusive and is calculated on vehicle MSRP, excluding any dealer-installed options. By selecting lease or ﬁnance offers, consumers are foregoing this cash credit which will result in higher effective interest rates. Dealer may sell for less. Offer may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives. GMCL may modify, extend or terminate this offer, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. See dealer for details. ** Trade In, Trade Up Bonus is available towards the purchase, ﬁnance or lease of a 2015 model year Silverado 1500 ($1,000) or HD ($1,500) and is tax inclusive. To be eligible, a 2008 model year or older vehicle must be traded in to the selling dealer. The maximum available credit of $2,500 applies to 2015 Silverado HD and consists of $1,000 conquest/loyalty credit and $1,500 Trade In, Trade Up Bonus. Offer valid until June 30, 2015. ‡‡ 0% purchase ﬁnancing offered on approved credit by RBC Royal Bank/TD Auto Financing/Scotiabank for 48/48/84/72/84/84/60 months on new or demonstrator 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Double Cab, Silverado 1500 Crew Cab, Cruze (excluding Diesel), Equinox, Sonic, Malibu (excluding LS) and Impala. Example: $10,000 at 0% APR, the monthly payment is $119 for 84 months. Cost of borrowing is $0, total obligation is $10,000. Offer is unconditionally interest-free. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Limited time offer which may not be combined with certain other offers. GMCL may modify, extend or terminate offers in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See dealer for details. ®Registered trademark of The Bank of Nova Scotia. RBC and Royal Bank are registered trademarks of Royal Bank of Canada. ‡ 0% leasing for 48 months available on 2015 Cruze (excluding Diesel) and Sonic on approved credit to qualiﬁed retail customers by GM Financial. 0% leasing for 36 months available on 2015 Silverado 1500 Double Cab, Silverado 1500 Crew Cab, Malibu (excluding LS) and Impala on approved credit to qualiﬁed retail customers by GM Financial. Down payment, trade and/or security deposit may be required. Example based on a lease price of $20,969 (including $2,000 lease credit and a $446 Owner Cash) for a 2015 Cruze LT (1SA/K05/MH8/R7T). Bi-weekly payment is $94 for 48 months at 0% APR and includes Freight and Air Tax, on approved credit to qualiﬁed retail customers by GM Financial. Annual kilometers limit of 20,000 km, $0.16 per excess kilometer. $1,350 down payment required. Payment may vary depending on down payment trade. Total obligation is $11,135 plus applicable taxes. Option to purchase at lease end is $9,834. Price and total obligation excludes license, insurance, registration, taxes, dealer fees, 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. ^ 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.
A20 Hope Standard Thursday, June 11, 2015
- BONUS -
ALL 2015s COME WITH CHEVROLET COMPLETE CARE:
CASH CREDIT ON CRUZE LT AIR & AUTO $21,490 MSRP
$ = 12,042
ON SELECT 2015 MODELS IN STOCK THE LONGEST*
CASH CREDIT ON SONIC LT 5 DOOR $19,494 MSRP
YEARS/40,000 KM COMPLIMENTARY
CASH CREDIT ON SILVERADO CREW CAB HIGH COUNTRY 3LZ
INVENTORY IS LIMITED SO VISIT YOUR DEALER TODAY. ENDS JUNE 28TH. 2015 SONIC 2015 TRAX
$ UP TO 2,500
Trade in ANY 08 or older vehicle towards a new Silverado. Maximum credit is for Silverado HD. All credits include Owner/Conquest Cash.
YEARS/160,000 KM POWERTRAIN WARRANTY^^
CAN’T FIND WHAT YOU’RE LOOKING FOR IN THE 20% EVENT? ASK YOUR DEALER ABOUT OTHER OFFERS INCLUDING:
CASH CREDIT ON TRAX LT AWD $26,210 MSRP
ON SELECT 2015 MODELS IN STOCK THE LONGEST *
% Eg: $6,374
CASH CREDIT ON EQUINOX LT AWD $31,870 MSRP
2015 MALIBU 2015 IMPALA
2015 SILVERADO 1500
CASH CREDIT ON MALIBU LT + PCN $28,605 MSRP
CASH CREDIT ON 2015 IMPALA 2LT + PCP $34,855 MSRP
CASH CREDIT ON SILVERADO CREW CAB HIGH COUNTRY 3LZ $60,210 MSRP
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Class of 2015
Photos by: Barry Stewart and Erin Knutson
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Hope Secondary Class of 2015
Valedictorian Address We spent the entire first day working on this speech thinking of how to start it. At first we averaged one sentence every half an hour. We had goals though: one chair flip, a couple of gasps, and at least three sniffles from the crowd. I wanted to put in some last-minute scholarship self-promotion, but Emma vetoed it.
and generally in a good mood. And of course, Ms. Naz, who has been by our side this entire year, helping us organize the chaos that is graduation. It’s people like them that we can attribute our success to; people that aren’t afraid to be blunt with us if they know it’s for our own good.
Now let’s get to the real reason why we’re here. We’re graduating, and to be honest, I can barely believe it. It seems like yesterday we were being dropped off by our parents for the first day of kindergarten. Wasn’t it just last week that we were playing Queens Court with Mr. Flynn? Writing Blooper Quizzes with Mr. Crosgrey? Sitting on the grad benches for the first time? Graduation has come faster than we could ever imagine. We, as Ms. Poulin puts it, will all be moving on to the next stage of our lives after this year. And as we move on to this next stage, we will miss so many things about HSS.
We’ll miss the little things, like the buns from the Soups On; buttery pieces of heaven on the second Wednesday of every month. We’ll miss the late night bonfires with friends, when you can sit back, forget about the stress, and just live in the moment. We’ll miss being able to reminisce about embarassing moments from middle school; the skinny jeans, the bad hair cuts, the pointless “drama.” We will miss Hope’s beauty; the big, towering mountains that surround the valley we have called home for so long. And we will miss walking through the halls and recognizing every single face in the crowd, the familiarity, the routine we have lived day in and day out for the last five years.
For one, we’ll miss the amazing staff. From Mr. Webber’s twisted sense of humour to Ms. Araki’s constant puns…. From Ms. Wilkin’s paranoia over human trafficking to Ms. Anderson always demanding math jokes in our presentations and speeches (What do you call friends who love math? Algebros). We will miss Donna and Ms. Broswick, who always keep us in line and makes sure we’re on time, well fed,
But just because we’ll miss HSS, it doesn’t mean we’re not looking forward to the future. Graduating is a chance to step out of our comfort zones. Routine is familiar, but after a while, it’s a little boring. For thirteen years, from September to June, each week day has been taken from us. From the early
hours of the morning to the middle of the afternoon, we have been in a desk, processing information. Graduating means we’re taking back our week days. That’s right, 8:30 to 2:55 is ours again, and we’re going to do whatever we please with the time allotted.
pond and the world is a big sea; and we all know what they say about the sea… it contains plenty of fish! Fish that don’t remember all our embarrassing moments. Fish with different opinions, attitudes, and backgrounds than what we have grown up with. Fish that we may one day call our best friend or soulmate. We’re going to put ourselves out there, suffer rejection and heartbreak, but ultimately, we’re going to be happy that we left the pond and met someone new.
Because we have dreams to pursue. Some of us are continuing our studies, either here or abroad, while others have plans to work or travel. The possibilities are endless. We are your next generation of thinkers, problem solvers, game changers, designers, and inventors. We may come from a small town, but we are not small-minded. We are filled with ambition and we will go places. Going places means meeting new people; let’s face it--Hope is a very small
But whatever we do and whoever we meet, we’ll never forget where we’re from and who we’ve grown up with. To all who have supported us, thank you. And to the graduates of 2015, congratulations. We started from the bottom and now we’re here.
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To the Class of o rats t Cong duating ra the g s of 2015! Clas Congratulations to Ashley John & the Class of 2015!
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Mission Accomplished! Your years of hard work in the classroom have paid off, graduates. Now it’s time to take what you’ve learned and put it to work in the real world. We know you’ll go far, and we wish you all the best! Thanks for making us proud. A message from your teachers, members of the
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Doug Araki, CFP
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Here’s to a bright future, Grads of 2015! TOY’S PHARMACY
888 FRASER AVE. 604.869.7448
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Congratulations to Amanda Bonson and the Class of 2015!
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CANYON AUTOMOTIVE 535 Wallace Street 604.869.9030
322 Wallace St. www.bluemoosecafe.com
The Physicians and Nurse Practioners of Hope wish to Congratulate the Graduating Classes of 2015. Hope Medical Centre 735 4th Ave., Hope 604-869-5648
5th Ave. & Wallace St. | 604-869-5318
Fraser Canyon Clinic 222 Wallace St., Hope 604-869-9966 Anderson Creek Clinic 604-860-7630 for appts.
HOPE READY MIX 604-869-5322
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Riley Robertson 1175 4th Avenue, Hope BC
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McDonald’s would like to congratulate these employees and the Class of 2015
Congratulations to the Class of 2015!
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After 45 continuous years, Allison is the last "Zervini" to graduate from HSS... for awhile anyways!
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Congratulations Grads of 2015 from Hope Secondary School Parent Advisory Council We would like to thank all of our donors and volunteers including the Fraser Valley Regional District.
THIS YEAR WE HAVE HELPED FUND: • Yearbook • Athletics • Leader(SHOUT)
• Foods • Arts • Bursaries
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to our team members and all the outstanding young men and women of the CLASS 2015!
We wish you continued success as you strive for your next goal!
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TREC Class of 2015
Best Wishes to the Grads of 2015! We are OPEN at a temporary location, 604.869.2727 326 Wallace St. ( Besides Blue Moose)
CONGRATULATIONS! to the Class of 2015 and to our graduating employees. The future is yours, and the possibilities are endless.
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We would like to
the Graduates of 2015!
A Proud Moment
As you celebrate the culmination of your academic efforts, weâ€™d like to say how proud we are of you. May your diploma open all the right doors on your path to success.
Good luck to the Class of 2015! Hope Pizza Place 875 Water Ave. â€˘ 604.869.3330 Best Pizza In Hope!
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Scholarship Winners On behalf of the successful applicants, their parents and Hope Secondary School, we thank you for the continued exceptional support of our graduating students by the donors within our community. The Scholarship winners are: Scholarship 293 Wallace Culinary Bursary Aboriginal Education Committee Bursary Buy & Save Bursary Chris Broswick Memorial Bursary Canyon Golden Agers Society Bursary
Value $500 $1,000 $500 $1,000 $500 $500 Colonial 900 Motel Bursary $500 Cooper’s Foods Bursary $500 Dan Sharrers Bursary $500 $500 District of Hope Firefighters Award, Hall #3 Bursary $500 $500
Student Hannah Sauve Betty Davidson Hannah Sauve Tansie Pauls Madison Marshall Ashley John Harmon Gill Taylor Rivard Tansie Pauls Blake Deschenes Tansie Pauls Hannah Sauve
Charlie Thomas Memorial - District of Hope Firefighters, Hall #2 Bursary $500 Taylor Rivard $500 Blake Deschenes Chilliwack Metis Association Bursary $500 Austin Heino Emil Anderson Academic Scholarship $2000 Akash Davesar Emil Anderson Vocational Bursary $1000 Hunter Skoglund Frank Araki Family Bursary $600 Hannah Sauve Frances MacDougall Memorial Scholarship $1000 Hannah Sauve Fraser Canyon Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship $1000 Akash Davesar Fraser Cascade Teachers’ Association Scholarship $1500 Emma Pearce $1500 Marcus Friesen Fraternal Order of Eagles - Ladies Auxiliary Bursary $500 Allison Zervini $500 Ashley John Fraternal Order of Eagles - Mens’ Bursary $1000 Blake Deschenes $1000 Duncan Bidwell $1000 Taylor Rivard Gord McDonald Memorial Bursary $500 Blake Deschenes Gust Edward Memorial Bursary $500 Taylor Rivard $500 Hayli Manahan Hope Community Choir Bursary $500 Tansie Pauls Hope & District Rec & Cultural Services Bursary $1,000 Callum Gow FVRD Electoral “A” Bursary $500 Betty Davidson
Hope Foresters Holding Society Scholarship $1000 Hope Foresters - Barry McKinney Memorial Scholarship $1000 Hope Garden Club Bursary $1000 Hope Lions Club Art Bursary $500 Hope Lions Club Bursary $1000 Hope Lions Club Awards Bursary $1000 $1000 Hope Machine Shop Bursary $500 Hope Medical Centre Scholarship $1,500 Hope Minor Hockey Bursary $500 Hope Minor Soccer Bursary $300 Hope Pharmasave Bursary $500 Hope Remax / Nyda Realty Bursary $500 Hope Riding Club Award $250 Hope Rotary Club Academic Scholarship $1000 $1000 $1000 HSS Parent Advisory Bursary $500 $500 $500 Jean Scott Memorial Bursary $500 Karst Family Bursary $1,000 Order of the Eastern Star Bursary $500 Philip E. Nash Bursary $500 $500 Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary Bursary $500 Royal Canadian Legion Mens’ Bursary $1000 $500 $500 Spectra Energy Bursary $500 $500 $500 Upper Valley HVAC Bursary $500 Verna Bjerky Memorial Bursary $500 $500 William H. Scott Student of the Year Scholarship $1000
Blake Deschenes Tansie Pauls Allison Zervini Akash Davesar Emma Pearce Keanna Gisel Duncan Bidwell Jaspaul Atti Akash Davesar Blake Deschenes Blake Deschenes Taylor Bellows Callum Gow Taylor Bellows Blake Deshenes Emma Pearce Duncan Bidwell Taylor Rivard Keanna Gisel Betty Davidson Taylor Bellows Emma Pearce Hannah Sauve Emma Pearce Hunter Skoglund Keanna Gisel Allison Zervini Hunter Skoglund Duncan Bidwell Duncan Bidwell Tansie Pauls Keanna Gisel Hunter Skoglund Allison Zervini Tansie Pauls Emma Pearce
This page has been co-sponsored by Fraser-Cascade School District No. 78, and Fraser-Cascade Teachers’ Association.
School District Administration Dr. K. Nelson, Superintendent of Schools The Staff of Hope Secondary School, 2014 - 2015 D. Anderson M. Araki-Hoshowski J. Atti S. Bergenhenegouwen J. Broswick K. Brown M. Cowan D. Dal Bello A. Dayrit A. Dubois D. Dunster M. Evers J. Fisher R. Floyd D. Friesen
L. Grey K. Hollmann V. James A. Janzen C. Janzen K. Koslowsky D. Larder C. Marlatt L. Marvell M. McKay B. Millward S. Mista T. Nazarchuk S. Perna J. Polishak
J. Polishak L. Poulin L. Preston B. Rudance C. Schoeffel R. Skinner J. Smith C. Talarico M. Wagner G. Webber E. Wilkins P. Wilson J. Young
Mr. K. Bird, Assistant Superintendent of Schools Mrs. N. Lowe-Zucchet, Secretary-Treasurer
The Staff of TREC, 2014 - 2015 Charmagne Campbell Justin Cantin Jacob Cowan Lindsay Druet Linda Lindsay
Jeanie-Kay Moreno Tammy Rousseau Andy Sidhu Margaret Smiley
The Staff of Boston Bar, 2014 - 2015 Renee Aldridge Cristel Atkinson Karsten Cattrell Cheryl Davidson Michele Dekok
Debra Devine Glynis Fraser Tara Gray Lorna Krogsgaard Shaun Salloway
Patty Thomas Alison Webber Amanda Westerlund Jeff White