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Chawathil First Nations representative Patricia John, voices strong opinions about the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion currently being proposed. John noted environmental concerns, disrespect for Mother Earth, and a complete disregard for the natural order of things, while petitioning the crowd to think of future generations that could be affected by such a decision at a private screening of the film Directly Affected on Thursday, June 18th at the Christ Church.
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Directly Affected appeared in Hope for a screening of its new documentary which tells the stories of West Coast residents who could be impacted by the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. It was met with a series of oppositional voices by concerned citizens and First Nations represenatives including Grand Chief Ronald John of the Chawathil First Nations and his wife Patricia John. Patricia John gave an impassioned speech about the dangers of
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the proposed pipeline and the complete disrespect for Mother Earth that it represents, while discussing environmental issues with the existing pipeline. “It’s legislative violence,” said John, who compared the bargaining tools of big corporations to the mastery of being educationally oversaturated to the third degree (literally) — a luxury, or cultural differerence her forebearers were unable to attain or bridge. Others patrons balked at the transporation of bitumen, a thick tar substance which is toxic and extremely explosive. The bitumen
would be sent to the U.S. to be refined, thus, contractors would most likely be outsourced and financial gains would be minimum, compared to what it would be if the oil was refined in Canada, which it currently is not. The oil would be exported to the U.S. and then reimported. A law preventing American oil from being refined elsewhere is currently in place. Canada has no such law, which is a huge oversight for the construction of a pipeline that would serve little purpose, but to wreak havoc on the environment and
possibly create a disaster that would leave local emergency responders in the lurch at its potential eventuality — according to the protesting voices that emerged after the film’s showing. While consultation has been extensive for the TransMountain project, the filmmakers with Directly Affected decided to turn their cameras on the people along the route — including several from Hope who might otherwise have been silenced by the restrictive hearing process. Continued on 2
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Director Zack Embree is a Vancouver-based photographer, videographer, and digital storyteller, who teamed up with coproducer Devyn Brugge and the Raincoast Conservation Foundation to make Directly Affected. They travelled the route of the pipeline from Alberta to Vancouver to record different perspectives, and received a type of crowdfunding from Telus to make the documentary with Storyhive. The group is currently making the track from Vancouver to the Alberta Oil Sands for screenings in select cities. So is the film art or political propaganda? “I certainly have my perspective,” Embree replied. “But the way we are seeing this play out has left the sides dangerously SUBMITTED PHOTO polarized.” Embree calls himself a “chronicler of conscience” and he Bitumen is viscous tar substance with highly flammable properties. explains the film was made with people in the Fraser Valley in mind and other B.C. regions, to give them a platform to by the proposed pipeline expansion for export-only bitumen. talk about how it might affect their transected properties to have “What we’re hearing from Hope was concern about everything 890,000 barrels of unrefined bitumen go from Alberta to the from issues around fair compensation and concern their use of the Lower Mainland for export. land won’t be impeded,” he said. It’s those human stories, voices from local farmers or fishermen He gave an example of a farmer who was worried he might have for example that were not being heard, that the filmmakers wanted to apply for permission to drive a tractor over his land during the to document and capture. haying season. “As an artist, I link my practice with current events,” he said. “It’s The locals wanted to talk about what they see as the risk to the important to underline that this is a creative pursuit, and a documentary. The questions being asked in this film are much larger aquifer, and to their way of life, to the mighty Fraser River, the than just one perspective, and they point to some of the larger many species of salmon. For whatever reason they did not obtain intervenor status at the questions we should all be asking.” The 22-minute film has interviews with Hope and Chilliwack NEB level, and therefore their testimony is missing in the process. “With changes made to the regulatory environment around residents, like Mike Euler ( Hope,) who was also in attendance at the screening, Yarrow Ecovillage resident Michael Hale, and river hearings, it led to a narrow definition by the NEB of who will be steward Chris Gadsden, and others across the Fraser Valley and ‘directly affected.’ “In a democratic society, we need processes in place that support and listen to multiple perspectives,” said EmVancouver, including First Nations reps. The film records voices of people who may not have been sanc- bree. “We also needed to take this issue into the public sphere and tioned by the National Energy Board for being “directly affected” ask if this path is not ultimately unsustainable.”
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The recent passing of beloved 76-year-old resident Jim Sinclair and former School Board Trustee Chair for the Fraser Cascade School District 78 of over thirty years, was felt across Hope, as flags were lowered to half mast in his honour by the School District this week. Friends, colleagues, and family members graciously remembered Jim when he passed on Saturday, June 13th, not only a pillar in the community, but a man with an endearing sense of humour and a passion for living, a man who loved everyone and was loved back without question, while fighting for the betterment of children wherever he went. After arriving in Hope with his lifetime partner and wife Jennifer in 1974, they started a successful insurance business and the couple originally from Scotland, decided to stay and raise a family. “He lived for his girls,” said Jennifer Sinclair, Jim’s wife of 50 years. Jim is survived by his three daughters Karen, Heather and Janet with eight grandchildren between them. Jim was a lifetime member of the Legion, a Rotarian, and a dedicated volunteer in the community over the years, often championing his own children’s activities and inviting a group of kids over to the house to rehearse and eat pizza prior to a play at school. “He was everywhere and always available to students — he had a huge heart,” said colleague and Superintendent for District 78, Dr. Karen Nelson. Jim had a soft spot for First Nations issues and was very proactive on the Aboriginal Education Council, as well as inspiring and uplifting the children he frequently spent time with at the McAffrey Alternate School in Agassiz (ACE.) “He was someone who cared about the kids — he wasn’t condescending and treated them like little humans,” said colleague and ACE Principal Sandy Balascak. Subsequently, during one of the times that SUBMITTED PHOTO Jim was ill, a gaggle of kids loaded up a bus and went to visit him. Jim Sinclair was a force to be reckoned with, a supporter of children across the Fraser “He was absolutely thrilled to see them,” said Valley and a man who made a difference in everything he did. Jim will be greatly missed Balascak. by his family, friends and a community that adored him. He was happiest on his boat the The hands-on family man was stern but with a kind Greggory J at Pender Harbour. heart according to daughter and School Board Trustee got to see the private Jim Sinclair,” Jennifer said of her husband’s love for District 78, Heather Stewin. “He was a problem solver,” Heather told The Hope Standard of her of being on the water with family and friends. Jim’s memorial service father’s quick resolve and his ability to get to the bottom of things will be held at the Legion on Saturday, July 11th at 1:30 p.m. According to those who knew Jim best, he was a humble force of nature and to get things done. Stewin fondly remembers fishing on her dad’s boat the Greggory who will be greatly missed by a community that cherished him. His legacy will live on in his children and the people he’s inspired J, during family trips to Pender Harbour and that her father was alover a remarkable life that was anything but ordinary. ways there when she or her siblings needed him. “He loved Pender Harbour, that was where he had downtime on his fishing boat — that was where you
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Bike park phenomenon Catching Big Air Riders of all ages and stages, made a big statement as they caught some air at the loud and brashly fun, 2015 grand opening of the Hope Bike Park. Crowds gathered to watch novice and advanced riders take flight, skid, and rustle up some dust as they showed off their skills. (Photos by Erin Knutson)
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B.C planning to add to aboriginal education When the city of Prince George was being established a century ago, the aboriginal people on the site of the present downtown area were relocated to a new reserve and their homes were burned. That's a part of B.C. history that many people in Prince George and around the province don't know, and an example of why changes are coming to B.C. school curriculum, says Aboriginal Relations Minister John Rustad. More changes will be announced soon for post-secondary education, based on the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. The B.C. government is providing $4.3 million to establish an emergency financial assistance for aboriginal students and $12 million for a scholarship program. "There have been attempts over the years to include more information around First Nations and our aboriginal history, but this is going quite a bit further and trying to tell a more complete history of us as Canadians, all Canadians," Rustad said. National Aboriginal Day was on Sunday, June 21. Rustad was in Prince George at a ceremony to rename Fort George Park to recognize the original inhabitants, the Lheidli T'enneh First Nation. A Lheidli T'enneh flag was raised at city hall where it will be permanently flown. National Aboriginal Day events were planned around the province, including a three-day cultural festival at the Royal B.C. Museum in Victoria with dance, arts and crafts and traditional foods. The past year has been pivotal for aboriginal relations in B.C., with the Supreme Court of Canada's landmark decision recognizing aboriginal title to traditional territory of the Tsilhqot'in Nation near Williams Lake. The province is working on a protocol to manage access by non-aboriginal people to the Nemiah Valley, where provincial jurisdiction no longer applies. While progress in treaty negotiations has been slow, the B.C. government continues to reach resource revenue sharing agreements with First Nations around the province, covering forestry, mining and oil and gas projects. Black Press
Hot start for the season in forest fires in B.C. By Tom Fletcher Black Press
B.C. started the week with seven new wildfires on its map, for a total of 470 recorded so far in a hot start to the remarkable 2015 forest fire season. More than 60,000 hectares have burned so far, most of that from 150 fires in the Prince George fire centre region. Two new fires were reported on southeasterm Vancouver Island and a third at Nimpkish Lake on northern Vancouver Island this week. By Wednesday there were 14 new and active fires in the Kootenay and
Okanagan regions. Environment Canada forecast a 60 per cent chance of rain by Friday in the Kamloops and Prince George areas, with continued dry weather expected through the weekend in the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island. Chilliwack set new high temperature records at the beginning of this week, and drier than normal conditions have prevailed across much of the province. The Cisco Road fire south of Lytton in the Fraser Canyon grew to 1,370 hectares and was only 20 per cent contained as of last Wednesday.
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The Lytton First Nations issued an evacuation order and other areas of the Thompson Nicola Regional District were on evacuation alert, with sprinklers deployed to protect threatened buildings. The Little Bobtail Lake fire west of Prince George was contained at about 25,000 hectares with no loss of structures, but its intense burn weakened root systems of standing trees and people were still being warned to avoid the disturbed area. Another large fire burned 18,000 hectares near Fort Nelson before it was contained with the help of rainfall.
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Conservative lip service won’t solve retirement income crisis More and more Canadians are worried about their retirement, yet Stephen Harper is offering them little more than lip-service for the problem. A new CIBC report shows that millions of Canadians face a “steep decline in living standards” in retirement. Personal debt in Canada is at a record high. Meanwhile, three-quarters of private sector workers don’t have a workplace pension plan. The average 35-year-old puts aside less than half of what their parents did at the same age. On average, baby boomers’ retirement savings are short $400,000. If we don’t find a solution to this problem now, Canadians will pay with higher costs later on. Instead of helping, Mr. Harper has made things worse. He eliminated Income Trusts, destroying about $25-billion in value from Canadians’ savings. He also broke his word by delaying Old Age Security and the Guaranteed Income Supplement until the age of 67, taking over $30,000 away from each vulnerable senior. His only “solutions” have been a collection of tax breaks for wealthier households. None of these changes have helped ease the pending crisis for Canadians anxious about their future.
What we need is a modest, phased-in expansion of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). The CPP, along with the Quebec Pension Plan, is a defined-benefit pension plan that covers every Canadian worker, in every job, in every province. Actuaries have declared it sound for 75 years—the furthest they will go for any plan. But its benefits are too low. The average CPP monthly benefit is only about $640. Mr. Harper has blocked every effort from the provinces to enhance the CPP. His infamous “firewall” letter even called on Alberta to withdraw from the pension plan entirely. Now, on the eve of an election, he’s promising a study on changes to the CPP. But a study won’t protect Canadians in their golden years. Canadians work hard. They deserve a pension plan that they can depend on for a dignified retirement. Liberals are committed to working with the provinces and territories to expand the CPP and lift the retirement savings of all Canadians. A Liberal government will also restore the starting age for OAS and GIS to 65. Scott Brison, MP
Worsening drought in the Hope area has citizens concerned for the well-being of local green belts We are very concerned about the worsening drought in the Hope area. Has the Fire Chief of Hope made preparations not only to prevent wild fires in our green belts, but how to react to one quickly and efficiently? For example there should be signs posted and fines threatened for smoking on any of the trails.
Are the relevant fire hydrants in proper working condition? Are there enough hoses available to reach any point along the trails? What about the pumps that may be needed, are they in good working condition? It would also be helpful if the tinder dry debris from the last ice storm was re-
moved. I hope the Fire Chief can tell us that he and his crew are prepared and ready to deal with any emergency. I also hope he can tell us what these preparations are. Hartmut Schmid.
We must reject the politics of fear The Conservative government talks a good game on freedom, but their words don’t match their record. Their instincts are now to be suspicious of people who do not share their beliefs, to harden divisions with people whose views differ from their own. This represents an extension of Stephen Harper’s politics of fear and division. They have accused two leaders of the NDP of sympathizing with terrorists, acclaimed human rights activist and former Minister of Justice Irwin Cotler of anti-Semitism, and declared that “you’re either with us, or you’re categorized with the child pornographers.” Such rhetoric might work politically in the short term, but it’s corrosive over time. It stokes anxiety and foments fear. That’s not
how we do things in persecution, Canadian choices, but defendinclusiveness should ing their right to make Canada. them? While we’ve had be celebrated. In this country we The Prime Minister dark moments in our history—like the in- understand that peo- ought never blur the ternment of Ukraini- ple are defined both by line between a real seans, Japanese and Ital- the things that unite curity threat and simian Canadians during and distinguish us ple prejudice. Fear is a dangerous thing. Once the First and Second from one another. Yet despite these it is sanctioned by the World Wars—we have had thousands more traditions, it will take state, there is no telling hopeful, open mo- political leadership to where it might lead. We must reject Mr. ments—like the Un- sustain the liberty that Harper’s politics of derground Railroad or Canada deserves. Recently we have fear. Canada is strong the Multiculturalism Act—that have come seen our Prime Min- not in spite of our difto define who we are ister telling women ferences, but because what they can and can- of them. Our leaders as a country. Unlike many oth- not wear on their head must work to bring Caers, we have built our at public ceremonies. nadians together, not country around shared That ought not to be divide them against values and our core his business. Whatever one another. value is a very Cana- happened to disagreeJustin Trudeau dian idea of liberty: in- ing about someone’s clusion, and it is deeply woven into our public institutions. From the protection The Hope Standard welcomes letters from our of both offireaders. cial languages Typed or printed letters must be signed and should to the accepinclude an address and daytime phone number for tance of refuverification purposes. gees fleeing Letters should be no longer than 300 words. The Standard edits letters for accuracy, taste, clarity and length. The Standard reserves the right to not publish letters.
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Conversation Circles: If you are learning English and want to practice speaking with other people in a friendly, casual place then join us for weekly guided discussions about Canadian culture, food, current events and a variety of other topics. A ReadRight program. Tuesday, June 30 10:30 a.m. Hope Library 1005A 6th Ave. 604-869-1363 larissa.readright@gmail. com
Tops Meeting: Powerful support group for weight
Tops Meeting: Powerful support group for weight loss and lifelong health. Weigh-in 8:15-9:10 a.m. Meeting 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, June 26 Anglican Church Hall 681 Fraser St. 604-869-0323 email@example.com Friday Afternoon Help: Book a half-hour uninterrupted “Help!” session. Whether you are learning to use your new e-reader, mystified by email or anything in between - the library can help find you
an answer! Registration required. Friday, June 26 1:30 p.m. Hope Library 1005A 6th Ave. 604-869-2313 firstname.lastname@example.org
SUNDAY Wanted Composers on Tour: Composers are embarking on a tour from Hope to Prince George performing each other’s music. Come Meet the Composers, these composers commit inspiration havoc braking musical rules, and invite you to do the same. Donation $5 to $20 Sunday, June 28 7 p.m. p.m.Hope United Church 3rd & Queen Street Hope. B C 604-869-8435 email@example.com
Star Wars Episode IV: Tonight! Jon Polishak
Hope Film Club member
in the grid so that every row, every column & every 3 x 3 box HOW • Fill contains the numbers 1 through 9 only once. TO • Each 3 x 3 box is outlined with a darker line. You already have a few to get you started. Remember: you must not repeat the PLAY: numbers numbers 1 through 9 in the same line, column or 3 x 3 box.
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This evening’s showing is a celebration to commemorate two years of programming for the Hope Film Club and will be met with the greatly anticipated screening of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. The Film Club is going to screen the 1977 original version, which does not exist on Blu-Ray. George Lucas updated his original trilogy in the late 1990s with the assistance of technology and computer animation not available to him when he first made the films. Some of these extra features are enjoyable for the sake of interest, but there is much debate about whether or not the bonus material improves the film in any way (or if in fact, it makes it worse). It is the Club's understanding that George Lucas views the updated version as the new definitive version and this explains why the 'original' is
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out crowd, luckily there are 320 seats in the theatre and the Cinema intends to open its doors at 6:45 p.m. All diehard Star Wars fans are encouraged to come early to avoid disappointment. Special pricing will be available for children under 12. There will also be some outstanding prizes for kids including, a 'Kids Only' prize draw and another unique prize for best costume. Finally, as the last event of this season of programming, all who purchased a $2 membership from July 2014 forward are still able to use it, until renewals begin in July. SUBMITTED PHOTO Anyone who is not yet a member of the film club (or who didn't unavailable on Blu-Ray. So in the renew in this past season,) can purinterest of showing the 'classics' on chase their $2 membership on the the big screen, the consensus at this Star Wars night with their accomtime is to screen the original ver- panying ticket. sion, without the added features (so This is a bonus month that is no Jabba the Hutt in this one.) given to members who sign-up for As a much awaited event, the the first time at the June event. New Hope Cinema is expecting a sold members in June will get a card.
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Adventures in the park Little judges assessed the barrels in Memorial Park for the annual barrel race that took place at the Yale Historic Site on Sunday, June 21st; Victor Smith and company finished work on a prized bear, which is proudly featured on Wallace Street, capturing the attention of all passerby’s; Ride 2 Survive made its appearance in Hope as expected at 4 p.m. in Memorial Park on Saturday, June 20th. Cyclists met emotional family members and friends for a quick bite to eat, a little rest and a pep talk from an accompanying Delta RCMP officer on road safety. They were treated to a heartfelt farewell from Mayor Wilfried Vicktor, as they set off to finish the last 160 km of their daylong journey to fight for cancer and to find a cure. (Photos by Erin Knutson)
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Community Future Legionnaires called to action Erin Knutson Hope Standard
In honour of Legion Week, Hope’s Royal Canadian Legion Branch No 228 is sending out a call to all interested citizens who have a passion for country and community service to join the ranks, during their annual membership drive. “We donate locally — we have a poppy fund for veterans that helps to assist with different medical needs or equipment,” Heather Bergstrom, a member of Branch No 228 told The Hope Standard. There are currently eleven WWII veterans living in Hope. The honourable service of these brave individuals has not been forgotten and the continuation of the Legion and the necessity of recruiting new members, provides important resources to protect and care for these distinguished citizens in the manner that should be awarded for their selfless efforts during the war. The Legion currently has 60,000 active members across Canada who have contributed more than 600,000 volunteer hours each year. Their invaluable service, ensures
that specialized BC/Yukon programs supporting modern day veterans remain operational. Invaluable donations go toward funding programs such as the Veterans Transition Program, the Military Skills ERIN KNUTSON / THE STANDARD Conversion Program, Cockrell Legion week which runs from June 23rd to the 28th celebrates House (hous- the efforts of its members, while securing new recruits. ing for homeless sold out and first annual Cowboy veterans,) Modern Medical Tech- Dinner and Dance. nology Injury Repair and RecovBe a local hero and help support ery, as well as making significant over 400 youth groups including contributions to schools, sports Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, while teams, youth clubs and cadets. helping to make a difference in the A fundraising initiative de- lives of deserving veterans, youth signed by the Legion called Plan and the community at large. Toonies for Troops is an avenue For more information about the for active Legion members to programs listed above please visit reach out to the community and legionbcyukon.ca or to become a to raise charitable donations to new member of Branch No 228 support the various programs un- contact the Royal Canadian Lederway. The community of Hope gion at 604-864-5465. To donate has recently seen the success of $5 to Legion charitable projects these combined efforts with their text the word “Legion” to 20222.
Canada Day celebrations set for Hope Erin Knutson Hope Standard
An exciting host of events is planned to celebrate Canada Day in Hope on Wednesday, July 1st. Show your patriotic spirit by attending the Canada Day Car Show and Shine from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Memorial Park, where over 200 classic and antique cars will be on display in honour of the 148 amazing years that Canada has been in existence. “It’s going to be a great day and we want everyone to have a good time,” said Mandy Arbuckle, assistant manager at Recreation, Culture and Airpark Services.
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Opening ceremonies begin at 10 a.m in Memorial Park and will be attended by MP Mark Strahl, MLA Laurie Throness, Mayor Wilfried Vicktor and RCAS Chair Terry Raymond, followed by an assortment of kids games and fun-filled activities. There will be a variety of food carts, carnival games and clowns for children and adults of all ages. The day’s events will be followed by a sensational lineup of evening entertainment from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. with fire spinning, a musical performance by Yukon Blonde and fireworks. For more information on the day’s events please contact Recreation, Culture and Airpark Services at 604-869-2304.
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Hope emergency notifications for 2015 The 753 water agreement affects citizens who need a temporary connection to District water, as a Campfire ban cautions all on current fire restrictions for the summer season 753 agreement Story submitted
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The District of Hope has entered into an agreement with 753 Water Works to assist in providing water to their customers as citizens of Hope. This allows for an emergency temporary connection to the District’s water system, until such time as repairs and upgrades can be made to the 753 system, so it can operate independently again. During this emergency temporary connection, customers of the 753 system are advised that they must now adhere to District of Hope water use regulations, including watering restrictions now in effect. Please check the District Website www. hope.ca for current restrictions and more information.
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Due to extremely hot and dry conditions and a forecast that predicts more of the same, the District of Hope is issuing a Campfire Ban effective at 12 p.m. on Friday, June 26th. The ban will be in effect until September, 15th or until further notice and does not apply to gas or charcoal cooking devices, fire bowls and pits fuelled by propane that are commercially available. The District of Hope Fire Department wishes to thank everyone for their cooperation during this time and reminds everyone to exercise extreme caution as they enjoy the outdoors this summer. To report a wildfire call 1-800-663-5555, *5555 on your cell phone or 911. Check www.hope.ca for further updates.
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Campaigning for the bears of Hope Erin Knutson Hope Standard
be relocated with the cubs, but they are still faced with similar issues.” Because of the climate bears have been coming out of hibernation early, so starting in the middle of May this year, the group has been canvasing door-to-door and telling residents to put garbage on the streets the morning of pick up and to get the bird feeders off the ground. “Everything should be secure and out of reach including petroleum and paints, which the bears love, basically anything that’s not in a fridge should be secure,” said Koot. The gentle giants are often misunderstood. They are curious, intelligent, loving mother’s and are highly respectful of their human counterparts as long as their space is taken into consideration. “If you are on a hike, always yell out hey bear, if it hears your voice it will stay away and be alerted to the presence of humans in the area.” The Black Bear Committee has created two brochures: Living with Bears and Staying Safe in Wildlife Country, which are distributed on Thursday’s at the Skagit by the group and Friends of the Skagit to inform, protect and help prevent further human-bear incidents. For more information please visit www.hopeFILE PHOTO/ BLACK PRESS The Hope Mountain Centre Black Bear Committee works in partnership with the Bear Awareness Network of the Fraser Valley, mountain.org and click the link to HMBBC or the District of Hope, Conservation Officer Service, RCMP, community and many local volunteers to keep bears and people safe contact Lydia Koot at 604-860-4558, lkoot@ hopemountain.org. and living in harmony together.
After witnessing the traumatic shooting of a black bear, Lydia Koot of Hope, knew that something had to be done about the human-bear relationship. Living in proximity to the majestic creatures, poses several challenges and many of them to the disadvantage of the native black bear. With the support of the community, the District, and a successful meeting with the Hope Mountain Centre Board — the Hope Mountain Black Bear Committee was formed. “I contacted several bear awareness groups to establish guidelines for the program and to see what it was all about,” said Koot of her initial contact with bear authorities and the conservation officer in Chilliwack (currently there is no CO for Hope.) The CO was imperative in the process of determining the current goals the program prescribes to, including a mandate to help resolve human-bear conflict through education, cooperation and community involvement. “If you do have a sighting — you can phone the CO and they will inform the call centre in Victoria of the incident, where it will be given a case number and put in a file, that is the extent of it,” said Koot. A lack of resources in terms of bear control, or CO intervention has left something to be desired in bear conservation officiating and Koot is adamant that incident prevention is in the hands of the people. Often a bear sighting will end up at the end of the barrel of a shotgun. Once a bear has been determined to be a public safety threat, it will be destroyed. More times than naught a crowd will gather to look at the cute cinnamon, blonde or black coloured star attraction and that’s the end. “A garbage bear is a dead bear,” said Koot, of the result of improper protocol when it comes to a common problem source — the yard, which boasts a smorgasbord of tempting fruit, garbage and other attractants that a bear will naturally flock to. The Committee has also started a gleaning program made up of volunteers, which offers free of charge to pick all kinds of fruit from people’s property and donate it to various organizations and charities around Hope. The Hope Secondary food program has benefitted from the gleaning process on occasion, as well as people struggling to make ends meet, who can’t afford to buy fruit. Striving to educate the public about keeping attractants to a minimum by stripping trees of fruit, proper and bear
safe garbage maintenance (which involves securing garbage properly, putting it on the curb and kicking bears off of your property) the Committee is making headway in bear conservation. Koot cautions homeowners to respect the bear by dissuading it from becoming too comfortable on the property. “It may look cute, but if you photograph it and allow it to take a nap, it will keep getting closer and closer, until one day you leave the door open on a hot day and find a bear in your kitchen,” said Koot. “If you scare the bear it will have a chance.” Attempts to relocate bears who are not repeat offenders, often fail due to the inability of the bear to successfully navigate in its new environment, which is often the Coquihalla. Bears are often killed by competitors and starve for lack of topographic familiarity, or simply wander back to the original source of the incident. “Bears have amazing memories,” said Koot. “They are highly adept at finding their way back to the place of origin.” Incidents involving sows and cubs frequently end in the destruction of the mama bear and her babies being put into rehab according to Koot. “Sometimes a bear family or unit will
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Smith’s soulful kitchen
Hope Secondary School has a new chef in town, or a few — the foods program, which is a major success after being built from the ground up with the hard work, patience and dedication of cooking instructor and teacher, Jeremy Smith. Smith bravely took up the program which is now on hiatus with the advent of another school year gone by and the glorious summer months stretching ahead. He saw the opportunity to provide a lifeline to students who could prosper in the service industry and related fields, as they move on from HSS to pursue careers. The program is going into its fourth year and has come a long way since Smith walked through the door in 2012. In a short time, Smith has transformed the food program and the kids along with it. “I have to put a lot of time into recipes — I want the kids to be successful, so I break them down step-by-step,” said Smith. The program a smooth operation now, was once running at a diminished
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capacity until Smith with over ten years in the food industry, brought some much needed alterations to the classroom — mostly elbow grease and grit as he dissected menus, engaged the kids and often spent twelve hours a day getting it right in the beginning. Planning and budgeting were some of the biggest challenges SUBMITTED PHOTO according to the food officiant, Jeremy Smith is the key instructor for Hope Secondary’s food program. Smith will be moving into his who nailed them fourth year this fall, as a foodie inspiring tribute to good health and good food. down, getting tionally, it was assumed Monday and is confident costs as low as 32 cents one occasion. “Th ey’ve provided hot that food’s class was a to be in the kitchen.” for each student per lunches to other com- good excuse to leave Upon entering room class. Passionate about the munities and served lunch at home, but 15, also known as the students and his work, over 300 people at Co- Smith has foregone that food room, there was a Smith carefully planned quihalla Sports Day. The conclusion and adapted moment of awe and apmenus, budgeted, kids also did a volunteer brilliantly to implement preciation at the sheer shopped and explained appreciation event for creative cuisine on a organization of the stuthe techniques from FVRD Area B Repre- dime. “We do teasers, it’s dents as they prepared a novice to advanced santative Dennis Adamlevel, as his students son — they all come tofrom grade 8 to grade gether and they want to 12, learned the basics. perform,” he said of the The students were gently initiative of the group. According to Smith or not so gently nudged into several professional his students cook with cooking settings, where gusto and in a profesthey had the opportu- sional manner befitnity to cook four course ting any organized meals for crowds in the kitchen team. hundreds on more than On a budget, tradi-
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more about getting the experience — it’s very hands-on and we build from scratch, everything from the tortilla for a quesadilla or a tartar sauce to accompany a fish dish.” Smith has made it a habit to get input from all of his students on foods they are interested in trying and he’s all about promoting and teaching nutrition and healthy lifestyles. “I want them to enjoy and be engaged,” he said of his interactive and dynamic style, which was evident on the tour he gave The Hope Standard on the final day of food class for the semester. “I will have parents come back and say my son or daughter is cooking dinners at home every
all measures of fresh ingredients at various stations. Tantalizing smells abounded and what appeared as controlled chaos was alive and well with the chatter and banter of the students as they sliced, diced, fried and even grilled on a BBQ, carefully stationed outside the classroom. The kids were amicable as they happily tested, tasted and created fearlessly in the open and spacious kitchen, a kitched that has accommodated spills, explosions and even a flourless cookie creation that looked like an oozing chocolate chip fest in the oven. One thing was clearly observable — they were having fun.
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The incredible shrinking man New weight loss program offered by Pharmasave promises astounding results Hope Standard
Harvey Robinson has lost something he took a long time to acquire — and he doesn’t care if he ever gets it back. He lost 11 inches from his waist and about 85 pounds in five months, with the help of a diet and wellness program based at the Hope Pharmasave. In addition to the weight loss, Robinson says he has kicked his daily dosage of Tylenol 3 medications and his sleep apnea problems have also subsided. His story has a long history of poor health, but Robinson’s big change started over the Christmas break in 2014. “I was having some problems with my back and my doctor said there wasn’t much more she could do, as I was already taking up to six T-3s a day. I have a slipped disk and they wouldn’t operate on me because I was overweight,” said Robinson. When the doctor said the last option was morphine pills, that was his signal that something had to change. At the suggestion of Robinson's wife Adrienne, he took a look at the Pharmasave program run by a woman named Ronda Cushnie “I started on January 20th and lost sixteen-and-a-half pounds in the first week. After that, it’s been 5-6-5, but it’s slowing down now. Altogether, I've lost about 85 pounds,” said Robinson, who certainly looks different than he did when he was pushing 323 pounds. People would see him in the street and worry that he was sick. He’d like everyone to know it’s exactly the opposite. He’s getting healthier and there's no need to worry. “I used to go for a walk around the high school and I’d have to stop — I don’t know how many times this happened — just to get around the school. Now I can do it without stopping," he said. “I have a CPAP machine that forces me to breathe when I’m sleeping. I got it in 2008. After starting the program, I haven’t used it.” When he slips into the size 6X swim trunks he once wore at the local pool, the difference is astounding. Robinson used to have no trouble playing Santa Claus for local schools at their Christmas assemblies. From now on, he’ll need pillows or he’ll be
Cushnie explained: “Basically, we’re reducing calories and carbs, while giving enough protein to maintain muscle mass. We encourage an alkaline diet, with two green salads per day and four cups of vegetables — and up to eight ounces of meat.” Not all vegetables are allowed, though. Any which are high in sugar content are nixed: so corn, peas, carrots and beets are taken off the plate. Fruits as also dropped — though tomatoes are allowed. Spices and hot sauce are not limited. Hydration is huge. Robinson figures he’s downing six litres of water per day. The withdrawn foods can be reintroduced in the later phases, with weekly coaching and daily emailed tips to maintain a healthy new balance. “One-on-one coaching and weekly consultations boost accountability,” said Cushnie. “We encourage clients to keep a food journal, as this helps them to stay focused on what’s going into their mouth.” With the program based at the pharmacy, clients can have their medications adjusted regularly by the pharmacist without necessarily visiting the doctor. One woman in the program had her type-2 diabetes medication reduced to zero over time. “You get into type 2 diabetes with food — and you can get out of it with different food,” said Cushnie.The program has a selection of foods that are sold at the store and these are provided in a starter kit, included in the $250 program fee. BARRY STEWART / THE STANDARD Weekly coaching and assessments for a year are also included.RobinHarvey Robinson won’t be wearing these 6X swimming trunks this summer, after losing 85 pounds/ 39 kilos in a weight loss son figured he spends about $118 program offered at Pharmasave. per week, currently, to replenish his supplies — but this will taper need, their hydration, lean muscle nance now. It’s a very different pro- off as he moves to the maintenance out of a job. gram — and I’ve tried almost every- phase. “It’s typical that you’re going to mass and percentage of body fat. “In phase 1, we generally see peo- thing. It’s the only program I’ve seen lose glucagon storage in the first “It’s not a program where they’re week of the program. “But, the ple who are at risk for heart disease. that rests the liver and the pancreas. trying to make a lot of money,” said weight loss was significant in Har- We want them to lose weight quickly When carbs are reintroduced, you Cushnie. “I might see a client for can maintain your weight. I would a year and they’re not buying any vey’s case," said weight loss coach, and get them out of the heart risk.” At this stage, extra exercise is not say this is a wellness program, not a products.” Cushnie. “I knew I had a good loser when I encouraged and all participants weight-loss program. Cushnie is taking her skills to the “I went from a size 12 to a size Chilliwack Pharmasave on Main should consult with their doctor besaw his numbers,” she said. Participants are weighed and as- fore embarking on any exercise pro- 6, losing 25 pounds — but a lot of and Spadina, starting next week. inches. I’ve never been a size 4 and Willa Doner, who has gone through sessed each week according to Cush- gram according to the fitness guru. nie. “We use a machine that reads Cushnie herself is an example of I am now.” the program and has been working A consultation would give a more with Cushnie, will be moving into through their body and gives an what the Ideal Protein program can accurate count of the calories they do. “I consider myself in mainte- in-depth look at the program but the lead role at the Hope store.
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LEZETC, Lorna May (nee: Coleridge) Lorna Lezetc passed away on May 19, 2015. She was a longtime resident of the Hope area. She moved to the area during the early 1940’s. She worked for many years as a kidney machine technician at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. While residing in Hope she did a lot of volunteer work with the Hope Ratepayers Association, Ladies Eagles and the Canyon Golden Agers. Lorna is survived by her daughter Dolores (Hans), and her nieces and nephews and grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sons Bill and Jim. A Memorial Tea will be held on June 27, 2015 from noon until 3 pm at the Eagles Hall, 386 Fort St, Hope BC.
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TALL, Cameron Wayne
January 4 1936 June 16, 2015 We sadly announce the sudden passing of our beloved father John Lundgren. John is survived by his son Aaron (Tamara), daughter Starlene (Andy), grandchildren Austin and Stephanie (Rhett) and many brothers, sisters, nieces, and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held on June 29, 2015 at the Eagles Lounge, 386 Fort St. Hope BC at 2:30 in the afternoon. Those who wish, may make donations to the B.C. Children’s Hospital Foundation.
October 6, 1938 - June 13, 2015
April 11, 1944 Nov. 6, 2014 Cameron Wayne Tall passed away on Nov. 6, 2014 at Royal Columbian Hospital. He was born in Flin Flon Manitoba on April 11, 1944. Cameron will be sadly missed by his many relatives and friends and will be forever in our hearts. He enjoyed hiking and music and was known for his love, humour and wisdom that he shared with everyone. Many thanks to the doctors, nurses and medical staff at Fraser Canyon Hospital, Hope Medical Centre and Royal Columbian Hospital. At Cameron’s request no service will be held. Any donations can be made to the charity of your choice in Cameron’s memory.
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CARDS OF THANKS
Jim passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness with his loving family at his side.
to all who supported the Eastern Star Strawberry Tea & Take Out. Raffle winners are: Maureen Barry, Mary Chayko Braiden
Jim immigrated to Winnipeg in 1963 and married Jennifer in 1964, his childhood sweetheart. They had three daughters, Janet, Heather & Karen. Jim’s passion in Winnipeg was his soccer which allowed his involvement in the Pan American Games in Winnipeg in 1967.
Nations’ education initiatives and was honoured to be chosen to be a witness at Seabird Island and other First Nation bands. He was truly touched when School District 78 named the Jim Sinclair Maintenance Centre after him.
In his spare time, Jim loved to spend time out on the water Jim quickly became involved in ocean fishing off his boat, the his new community, as Chairman Gregory J. of The Hope United Church Jim is survived by his wife Jennifer, Board; and President of Hope daughters Janet (Wayne), Rotary Club, as well as Assistant Heather (Sean), and Karen to the Rotary District Governor, (Patrick) and eight grandchildren Chilliwack. Gregory, Samantha, Victoria, Jim’s passion was his school Ryan, Maxwell, Erika, Julia, and board activities. He had the Kayla. privilege of serving as a school trustee for 30 years. He believed In lieu of flowers, donations to deeply in giving all children the School District 78 School access to a good education and Breakfast Program would be could often be found reading to appreciated. A Celebration of Life elementary school children or will be held at the Hope Legion mentoring teens at alternative Hall, 344 Fort St, Hope, BC at education schools. He led First 1:30PM on July 11.
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required to care for a two year old child. Job duties include: supervise and basic childcare, bathe, dress and feed, prepare milk formula, change diapers, oversee daily activities, keep records of daily activities and health information, maintain a safe and healthy environment, perform light housekeeping chores such as: washing dishes, laundry, dusting and vacuuming. Must be a high school graduate with at least six months full time training in caregiving and 1 year work experience in child caregiving or related job. This is a full time contract position. Wage $10.50/hr. Work location Hope BC. Optional accommodation at no charge on a live-in basis.
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GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877-987-1420 www.pioneerwest.com LARGE FUND Borrowers Wanted Start saving hundreds of dollars today! We can easily approve you by phone. 1st, 2nd or 3rd mortgage money is available right now. Rates start at Prime. Equity counts. We don’t rely on credit, age or income. Call Anytime 1-800-639-2274 or 604-430-1498. Apply online www.capitaldirect.ca
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CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 in need of caring homes! All cats are spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at:
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BELGIUM MALINOI dogs from very strong working line a 6/mo old & a 4/year old. Imported from Holland. $1500/each. Call 604-710-3884.
CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION
2 coats any colour
POWER WASHING since 1982. WCB/Liability insurance. Call Simon for prompt service. 604-230-0627
PRECISION EXTERIORS, roofing, siding, windows, doors and more. WCB insured. Call (604)750-8025
BARCLAY FLETCHER CONTRACTING, complete home reno’s, additions & more. (604)869-1686
DAVE’S PLUMBING, licensed, insured, gas fitter, for all your plumbing needs. Call (604)869-4566
Specializing in all interior & exterior home renovations & additions Call 604-690-3327
FRASER CANYON GLASS, for all your glass repairs, windshields domestic & imports. (604)869-9514
Full Service Plumbing from Parker Dean. Fast, reliable, 24/7 service. Take $50 off your next job if you present this ad. Vancouver area. 1-800-573-2928
L.HISLOP CONTRACTING, custom woodworking solutions, complete renovations. Call 604-869-3449
284 HEAT, AIR, REFRIGERATION
BLUE’S PLUMBING, hot water tanks, gas fitter, water lines, drainage. Licensed. Call (604)750-0159
GUTTER & ROOF Cleaning/Power Washing since 1982. WCB/Liability insurance. Simon, 604-230-0627
Need CA$H Today? Own a vehicle? Borrow up to $25,000. Snapcarcash.com 604-777-5046
radial arm saw, table saw, many tools & lots more
3 Family Yard Sale
HOPE SILVER CREEK
Cul-de-Sac Garage Sale
Greenwood Dr Sat., June 27 8 am - ??? Multi-family Sale HOPE
HUGE GARAGE SALE
26055 Trans Can. Hwy Camper’s Roost Park
Sat., June 27 8 am - 4 pm some antiques & lots of stuff
63724 Walnut Dr. Sat., June 27 8am - 3pm Sun., June 28 9am - 2pm
Massive 2 family Garage Sale Huge collection of fishing gear, both vintage and newer rods, reels, lures, waders, camping & hunting. Vintage furniture, books & misc household & decor items, tools, crafts, clothes and much more.
Take a ride in the country you wont want to miss this one.
FLEA MARKET Legion Hall Sunday, June 28 9 am - 2 pm
RING UP profits with bcclassified.com
Table Rentals call 604-869-2174
garage sale with us! 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 ~
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
WITH YOUR GARAGE SALE AD YOU RECEIVE: • garage sale signs, stickers, balloons & 1” Box Ad
all for only $1342
CALL 604-869-2421 - BOOKING DEADLINE IS TUESDAY AT 2:30PM !
Thursday, June 25, 2015, Hope Standard A23 RENTALS 706
HOPE, Avail. July 1st: 1 bdrm apt for rent on Wallace St. $600. Heat & Hydro included. On site coin-op laundry. N/P, N/S. Adults only. Quiet building. Must have References. Call or text (604)869-1301
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
TRUCKS & VANS
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
DOGWOOD VALLEY HOPE, 3 bdrm house, $1100. Call (604)9533500 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 752
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
WANTED TO RENT
Woman with small dog looking for a place to rent in the Hope area. Call 604-860-4336
HOPE AUTO BODY, complete collision repair & restoration. www.hopeautobody.ca Call (604)869-5244
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
REQUEST FOR QUOTATION FLOOD HOPE LOOP WATER MAIN PROJECT 2015-01-PW
KEY TRACK AUTO SALES Abbotsford
The District of Hope is requesting quotations from contractors for the Flood Hope Loop Water Main Project. Details can be found on the District website www.hope.ca, civic info & BC Bid
30255 Cedar Lane DL# 31038 604-855-0666 2005 DODGE NEON, auto 4 dr sedan, a/c. STK#701. $1,995. 2003 HONDA CIVIC, auto 4 dr sedan loaded STK#666. $4,900 2007 DODGE CALIBER, 4 dr, auto. STK#602. $5,900. 2005 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. 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.
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Quotations are to be submitted to: The District of Hope Attention: Bobby Clarke, Acting Utilities Foreman PO Box 609, 325 Wallace St, Hope, BC V0X 1L0 Fax: 604-869-2383 Any questions should be directed to the Acting Utilities Foreman at the District of Hope Public Works 604-869-2333 or via email at email@example.com
30 DAY NOTICE OF DISPOSAL OF PROPERTY To: ESTATE OF BRIAN NICHOLE, and ANY OTHER PERSON(S) CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED The “Property” means the MANUFACTURED HOME, SERIAL NUMBER 57608, and the contents thereof, currently stored at:
CEDAR MOBILE HOME PARK PAD 6, 63071 FLOOD HOPE ROAD, TRANS CANADA HIGHWAY HOPE, BC V0X 1L2
33166 South Fraser Way DL# 40083 778-908-5888
The Landlord Is: 0969765 BC LTD. C/O Campbell Froh May & Rice LLP 200 - 5611 Cooney Rd. Richmond, BC V6X 3J6 604-273-8481
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.
The Landlord’s Agent Is: Stratatech Consulting 9401 Cook Street Chilliwack, BC V2P 4J5 604-393-3846
TAKE NOTICE that the Landlord will dispose of the Property unless you take possession of the Property, establish a right to possession of it, or make an application to the court to establish such a right within 30 days from the date the notice is served on you in accordance with section 37 of the Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act, SBC 2002, c 77. If you are the Tenant of the Property, and wish to retain the Property, please be advised that, pursuant to section 36 of the Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act, SBC 2002, c 77, the Landlord may refuse to return your Property if you do not reimburse the Landlord for reasonable expenses in dealing with the property, a search to determine your location, and rent in arrears in the amount of $5,845.00. Please also be aware that we have started a proceeding in the Residential Tenancy Branch in relation to this claim. Should you wish to dispute this notice, please contact the Landlord as stated above.
NOTICE OF INTENTION TO DISPOSE OF ABANDONED PROPERTY
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30 DAY NOTICE OF DISPOSAL OF PROPERTY To: ELOISE TOMS AND DAVID TORNS, and ANY OTHER PERSON(S) CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED The “Property” means the MANUFACTURED HOME, SERIAL NUMBER UNKNOWN, and the contents thereof, currently stored at:
CEDAR MOBILE HOME PARK PAD 37, 63071 FLOOD HOPE ROAD, TRANS CANADA HIGHWAY HOPE, BC V0X 1L2
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The Landlord Is: 0969765 BC LTD. C/O Campbell Froh May & Rice LLP 200 - 5611 Cooney Rd. Richmond, BC V6X 3J6 604-273-8481
The Landlord’s Agent Is: Stratatech Consulting 9401 Cook Street Chilliwack, BC V2P 4J5 604-393-3846
TAKE NOTICE that the Landlord will dispose of the Property unless you take possession of the Property, establish a right to possession of it, or make an application to the court to establish such a right within 30 days from the date the notice is served on you in accordance with section 37 of the Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act, SBC 2002, c 77. If you are the Tenant of the Property, and wish to retain the Property, please be advised that, pursuant to section 36 of the Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act, SBC 2002, c 77, the Landlord may refuse to return your Property if you do not reimburse the Landlord for reasonable expenses in dealing with the property, a search to determine your location, and rent in arrears in the amount of $6365.00. Please also be aware that we have started a proceeding in the Residential Tenancy Branch in relation to this claim. Should you wish to dispute this notice, please contact the Landlord as stated above.
NOTICE OF INTENTION TO DISPOSE OF ABANDONED PROPERTY
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% = $13,009 OF MSRP
CASH CREDIT ON GMC SIERRA CREW CAB DENALI 5SA
ON SELECT 2015 GMCs IN STOCK THE LONGEST WHILE INVENTORY LASTS—OFFER ENDS JUNE 28
2015 GMC SIERRA CREW CAB
NHTSA 5-STAR OVERALL VEHICLE SCORE FOR SAFETY **
CASH CREDIT* 2015 GMC SIERRA CREW CAB DENALI 5SA
$ 2015 GMC SIERRA CREW CAB DENALI 5SA SHOWN
2015 GMC TERRAIN
6,589 CASH CREDIT*
2015 GMC TERRAIN SLE-2 AWD, $32,945 MSRP. 2015 GMC TERRAIN SLE-1 FWD SHOWN
WHILE INVENTORY LASTS. OFFERS END JUNE 28. ON NOW AT YOUR BC GMC DEALERS. BCGMCDealers.ca 1-800-GM-DRIVE. GMC is a brand of General Motors of Canada. Offers apply to the purchase of a new or demonstrator 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab, or purchase of a new or demonstrator GMC Terrain SLE-2 AWD. License, insurance, registration, PPSA and dealer administration fees and taxes not included. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Offers apply to qualified retail customers in the BC GMC Dealer Marketing Association area only. Dealer order or trade may be required. *Applies to oldest 15% of dealer inventory as of June 2nd 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. **U.S. Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov).
Call Gardner Chevrolet Buick GMC at 604-869-9511, or visit us at 945 Water Avenue, Hope. [License #7287]
June 25, 2015 edition of the Hope Standard