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“Once we reach those levels of 180,000 [passengers] for those six month periods, we then have one year to bring in the service,” he said of the September date. The standard to meet is exact – federal regulations state a rescue/firefighting vehicle has to be at the mid-point of the farthest runway within three minutes of being called out. While the airport has existing aid agreements with both the City of Terrace and the Thornhill Volunteer Fire departments, there’s no way, other than stationing a vehicle at the airport, they could ever meet that standard. But Hendry said those agreements will be kept as the airport’s employees will have a very specific role to play if needed. Their prime function will be to lay down a path of foam so those on board an aircraft have a safe passage out and to cool down the fuselage of an aircraft. “They won’t actually be going into the interior of the aircraft,” said Hendry. The airport has already start-

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PRINCE RUPERT - Students looking to attend Northwest Community College in the 2015-2016 school year can expect to see almost no changes in service despite a $1.4 million cost-cutting strategy. The Board of Governors for NWCC approved the upcoming budget June 19 which reflected the anticipated $1.4 million in recovered costs meant to address a shortfall in government funding and a decline in enrolment. But what’s important is students are still able to access uni-

happening this year but courses students need to work towards for their associate degree would still be available,” Zimmerman said. No layoffs were given in Prince Rupert, however, two facility personnel did retire and two staff persons took voluntary severance, Zimmerman said, adding Prince Rupert students will have continued access to university credit courses, trades, business administration and career and college preparation courses, dual credit, workforce training and continuing studies, applied coastal ecology programs and more. The one area where tuition

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KITIMAT - Coastal GasLink, the natural gas pipeline proposal which would supply LNG Canada in Kitimat, has signed project agreements with a number of First Nations which the company is hailing as a milestone in the pre-development of the project. The company announced signing project agreements with six First Nations on June 29: the Wet’suwet’en First Nation, Skin Tyee Nation, NeeTahi-Buhn Band, Yekooche First Nation, Doig River First Nation, and Halfway River First Nation. Coastal GasLink’s Director of Project Planning and Execution Greg Cano said the company is required under the terms of their government certification to consult and accommodate with 19 total First Nations, although the company has expanded its own definition to 21. He said interim agreements are made with 20 of those 21, including with the Haisla First Nation. He said the company looked at areas of the pipeline which may cross traditional territories of First Nations

which weren’t under the list of nations required by B.C. Cano said the project agreements cover monetary benefits as well as contracting and employment opportunities. It can also include further subjects but the specific terms remain confidential, including how much these project agreements are worth to the company. Meanwhile the company is sitting with an environmental certificate in hand and does have its construction permits from seven of eight sections of the pipeline from the BC Oil and Gas Commission, said Cano. He said they just need the permits for the last section and for a meter station, both in Kitimat. “We have already provided significant benefits to First Nations along the route. We’ve had over 300,000 man hours now of field work and about 27 per cent of that has been Aboriginal employment along our route,” Cano added. The company says in its preconstruction phase it has already spent $16 million in contracting and employment opportunities for Aboriginals on the pipeline route.

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PRINCE RUPERT - Three coastal First Nations have issued a “declaration of solidarity” in opposition to commercial herring fishing. The Haida, Heiltsuk and Nuu-chah-nulth Nations are calling on the DFO to protect herring stocks. “Today, we have taken the first step in what will be a long and important journey,” said kil tlaats’gaa Peter Lantin, president of the Haida Nation. “This declaration is a commitment by our nations to collaboratively protect herring stocks using our traditional laws. Our success in implementing this declaration will benefit all British Columbians by ensuring the health of the herring, and by extension, every species that depends on them.” Over the past several years, coastal nations say they have expressed strong opposition to commercial herring fisheries in their territorial waters. Injunctions by the Nuu-chahnulth in 2014 and the Haida in 2015 successfully halted the commercial fishery in portions of the coast, and a Heiltsuk occupation of the Denny Island Department of Fisheries and Oceans office by tribal chiefs

brought national attention to, what they call, a growing fisheries crisis earlier this year. “For decades our herring have been overfished and mismanaged by the DFO,” said Debra Foxcroft, president of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council. “The last two years have been particularly contentious. Just when it looked like herring in our territories were starting to recover, the Minister decided to open our territories to commercial roe herring fisheries in 2014, contrary to the recommendation of the Minister’s own senior staff in DFO to keep our territories closed until the herring recovered. The Minister acted on her own accord, and in doing so forced our Nations to go to court to protect herring in our territories. After two successful Federal Court injunctions overturning the Minister’s decisions in 2014 and 2015, we seek a new way of doing business with Canada that will properly manage herring as they try to rebuild.” The three First Nations say the declaration is based upon the inherent rights of First Nations to manage and have priority access to the bounty of the

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Election spending caps shouldn’t hurt Kitimat campaigns KITIMAT — Candidates for a council seat in a small community should be able to spend no more than $10,000 to run for mayor and $5,000 for a council or school board seat, says a legislature committee on local election financing. Which should be just fine for candidates in Kitimat, given the disclosures of campaign costs from the last election in November. From the publicly released disclosures through Elections BC, Phil Germuth topped the list for the mayor candidates on spending, disclosing just over $8,500 in expenses. For councillors no campaign expense disclosure went any higher than $3,700, leaving plenty of room for growth under the proposed spending caps for candidates in the Pacific Inland Coast. The small-town limits apply to communities up to 10,000 residents. For larger ones, mayoral candidates would be limited to $1 per capita for the first 15,000 people, 55 cents per capita up to 150,000, 60 cents per capita for 150,000 to 200,000 and only 15 cents for communities larger than that. For larger communities, a population-based formula would limit a mayoral campaign for a city of 150,000 residents

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Fibre optics to beam into the Nass Valley NASS VALLEY - Years of planning and effort is about to pay off with the provision of high-speed digital communications in and out of the Nass Valley. Thanks to an agreement with BC Hydro, homes, businesses and public sector facilities in the Nass are to benefit via a fibre optics cable running along the length of the provincial crown corporation’s Northwest Transmission Line. There is already high speed internet service in the Nass Valley through various means, including microwave transmission, but being able to tie directly into the fibre optics capability through the transmission line system will mean much faster data speed for more people and plenty of bandwidth for everyone, says the director of Lisims Communications, one of two communications entities owned by the Nisga’a Lisims Government. “What we’re going to have is more than enough to meet our needs for now and into the future,” said Gary Patsey. Current services such as tele-medicine in which diagnostic and other images are digital-

ly transmitted and educational broadcast offerings for schools will have the benefit of the higher speed connections, he added. Wifi service and cell phone service will also be enhanced, Patsey added. When in full service, and the middle of July is the target date, the Nisga’a connection into the fibre optics network will start in Terrace at a facility run by communications provider Navigata. Some areas of the Nass Valley, notably the villages of New Aiyansh, Greenville and Gitwinksilkw have fibre optics lines connecting them already within the valley. And by October, there’ll be a fibre optic line connecting Gingolx at the mouth of the Nass River, said Patsey. The arrangement to use the BC Hydro fibre optics system was one of the benefits negotiated between the crown corporation and the Nisga’a Lisims Government in return for having the Northwest Transmission Line go through Nisga’a territory. “We’re going to break out at Nass Camp and then jump off into

our system,” said Patsey. The Nisga’a Lisims Government is managing telecommunications services in the Nass through two entities it owns – enTel, which in the telecommunications business is called a last mile provider because it delivers connections to clients, and Lisims Communications which operates the fibre optics service. “When we looked at it, it was feasible to proceed with our own project and connectivity,” said Patsey of service in and out of the Nass Valley. Provision is also being made for other service providers to hook into enTel facilities in the Nass, said Patsey. Prospective customers could include companies with industrial projects in the area or telecommunications companies wishing to sell cellphone and other services of their own, he said. BC Hydro’s own use for fibre optics on the Northwest Transmission Line is to provide data and operations information on the line’s performance. In case of power outages or disruptions, sections of the line can then

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TERRACE - A civil trial about potentially slanderous comments made about Skeena NDP MLA Robin Austin at an all-candidates forum during the May 2013 provincial election will not proceed July 13 as originally

be shut down to avoid damage. The fibre optic cable sends information from the substations to BC Hydro’s control centre where the BC grid is monitored and controlled. The Nisga’a Lisims Government has been working on high speed service into the Nass Valley for more than decade. Former BC premier Mike Harcourt, acting in his capacity as the board chair of a Nisga’a Lisims Governmentowned umbrella group which has enTel under its jurisdiction, brought the matter up as far back as 2008. Speaking at a Nisga’a Lisims Government conference, Harcourt outlined the plan to provide internet service. At one point he held up his own smartphone at the conference, proclaiming “I can’t use my Blackberry.” Using the Northwest Transmission Line as a fibre optics conduit turned out to be more efficient and more manageable than a previous plan to run the line on wooden poles parallel to Hwy113 into the Nass Valley.

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PRINCE RUPERT Help is on the way for Prince Rupert residents suffering from mental health and substance abuse problems. Northern Health is adding a new psychiatric liaison nurse position to the Prince Rupert Regional Hospital, along with hospitals in Prince George and Fort St. John. The funding for the position stems from the Ministry of Health’s 2014-15 investment of $20.25 million distributed to health authorities, enabling a greater focus on prevention, early intervention, treatment and sustainability for those suffering from mental health and substance issues. “Mental health and substance use challenges are not only an urban issue, but also seen in rural and remote parts of our province,” said Northern Health chief executive officer and president Cathy Ulrich in a statement. The nurse on hand in Prince Rupert will help with duties such as quickly assessing the patient and determining the best avenue of support – either community-based or inpatient care. North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice applauded the decision to add the position by Northern Health. “[This is a program that] the NDP opposition has asked government to either introduce or to maintain funding for,” she said. “We hear a lot about the strain on police and community resources in the downtown east side of Vancouver, but there are real issues in the rural parts of the province as well. I am glad the government is taking these steps to address mental illness and addiction in the north. My hope is that these programs will be funded consistently to provide continuity of care.” The announcement comes on the heels of an August 2014 murder-suicide incident involving a Prince Rupert mother and her autistic son.

Children taking over park By Rebecca Watson THE NORTHERN CONNECTOR

PRINCE RUPERT - Success by Six North Coast is hosting the third annual Children’s Day in The Park Saturday, July 11 at Mariners Park 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. “It’s for the community to come together and enjoy the magic and wonder that childhood brings to the community,” Kate Toye said, regional and aboriginal engagement coordinator. Performers Barefoot Caravan and The Kerplunks are providing free entertainment with the day also welcom-

ing kids to take the stage, Toye said. Also being featured is a craft tent, photography booth, and face painters Rachel and Rachael. On July 9 and 10 Success by Six is also offering a variety of workshops at a number of locations throughout the city for kids age 18 months (accompanied by an adult) to 12 years. Artwork created at the workshops will be showcased at Children’s Day in The Park. “In previous years we didn’t do the workshops but we are trying to add something every year. I hope we see everyone come out,” Toye said.

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Rupert fire victims receiving some help By Rebecca Watson THE NORTHERN CONNECTOR

PRINCE RUPERT - For tenants, who lost everything last weekend in the New Moon Restaurant building there has been a small glimmer of hope. Following a story published online and in The Northern View, pledges of donations have been received and continue to come in. City emergency services’ Calvin Grav said he received a number of calls but asked that donation offers be referred to the Salvation Army or the Transition Society. In total, Salvation Army Captain Gary Shiels said nine people were displaced. “Three of the [former residents] have families ... one is being assisted by ... the transition house. But more people than that lived there…we have helped so far a total of nine people with clothing from our thrift store,” Shiels said.

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Skeena Sawmills close down for now By Josh Massey THE NORTHERN CONNECTOR

TERRACE - Hot weather and cool markets in China have resulted in the almost total closure of Skeena Sawmills, the city’s only large sawmill. Mill official Roger Keery said the continuing hot weather has brought on extremely dry conditions in the woods, resulting in a slowdown of activity and a resulting shortage of logs for the mill. There’s also been a slowdown in the Chinese lumber market meaning that the mill’s production has been piling up at port facilities in Prince Rupert and at its site on Hwy16 just west of town. A skeleton crew of 10 people from what was a 90-person workforce is at work and the mass layoff will last at least a month, says Keery. “When we first saw this coming, we said we were going to take one month off, and I expect it’s going to be at least that. Beyond that I don’t want to say,” said Keery last week of the layoffs which took place two weeks ago. He said the Chinese demand for lumber cooled off after the government raised interest rates. Until the wood starts selling again, Skeena Sawmills won’t be operating at full capacity, Keery said. “They currently have about two months production in Rupert, and a month and a half of production here,” he said. “We simply haven’t been able to move our volume.” About 15 per cent of the mill’s production was planned for specialty timber markets in North America, but the fire hazard

has meant that the logging company, Terrace Timber, who supplies Skeena Sawmills with raw logs, had to shut down operations on June 17. “Our logging sites right now are under a severe fire hazard threat, so we have had to shut them down and it’s impacted our log supply, so we are short on logs and don’t have enough wood coming in to run the business right now,” said Keery. Logging operations in this area are mainly done with a cable system, which means fire vulnerability because of the friction from moving cables on dry land. Employees are represented by the United Steelworkers Union and union business agent Rick Nelson said they’ll be relying on employment insurance once through their waiting period. “They don’t get any money when they are laid off. They can apply for employment insurance. They are hourly workers, they are not on salary,” he said. Workers on employment insurance receive 55 per cent of their earnings to a maximum of $524 a week. “Obviously there may be some other issues internally going on, whether it be finances or whatnot, but I am not privy to that,” Nelson added. “The planer mill is shut down completely. Some of the office staff have also been laid off. The remaining crew is doing some chipping and limited sawing of lumber.” And while the layoff will be a blow to the area, Keery says there is light at the end of the tunnel, as the Chinese markets are already rebounding. Without the fire hazard, he said 25 per cent of the workforce could be at work

milling wood for the specialty markets, but strong markets in China dictate the operation of the mill in the long term. Skeena Sawmills has an ownership structure rooted in China through a company called Roc Holdings Ltd. and represented locally through Vancouver businessman Teddy Cui. Roc Holdings purchased the operation from previous owner West Fraser in the spring of 2011 and re-opened it the following year with the intention of eventually running two shifts a day. The sale by West Fraser included Crown timber tenures amounting to hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of wood a year. At the time of the sale, the sawmill had a single shift capacity of 90 million board feet per year. The sawmill closed in mid-2007 during a labour dispute and never did fully re-open when that dispute ended in the fall of 2007. West Fraser cited poor American markets as the reason for not re-opening. The mill did operate sporadically, chipping logs for West Fraser’s Eurocan pulp mill in Kitimat. That mill closed in early 2010.

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Alfred Rioux 1942-2015. Survived by his wife Carol, his son Steve, Rikki, his daughter Lori, his 3 sisters & their families, sister in law, husband & her family, 5 grandchildren & their families, one great grandson, and all of his friends. He is going to be cremated in leau of flowers. No life insurance; donations available for the family. 1885 Queensway, A16. V8G 3X1. Celebration of life, date tbd.

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Travel WANTED. Return shuttle service. Highway 37, from Kitwanga to Tatogga Lake (approx. 400 km) for 3 adults. Going up 26 July, return 3 August. Fee and incidentals negotiable. Contact David, dgairdner@gmail.com or leave message at 250-6326850.

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The successful candidate will hold a valid BC Teaching Certificate, be a member in good standing with the BC College of Teachers, and possess an array of professional development certificates. Related Experience: * Promote high expectations and academic achievement for all students in a safe and nurturing environment *Recent successful Primary Education experience *Proven experience in literacy foundations and building in young learners. *Knowledge and practice of Read well; Nelson Literacy; Jump Math and Math Makes Sense would be an asset. *Knowledge and experience with DIBELS Assessment Benchmarking *Ability to incorporate innovative ideas and creativity in the classroom *Differentiates curriculum expectations and teaching strategies to meet the needs of all students *Ability to engage students in a positive learning environment *Manage student behaviour in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures consistent with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school *Has the experience and ability to infuse the Gitksan culture / language into the curriculum an asset *Experience and knowledge with special needs students and particularly those demonstrating language delay and behavioral needs *Flexibility to work on extra-curricular activities and personal performance skills *Exceptional inter-personal skills

and particularly those related to parent/community involvement Probationary Period: 3 months Please e-mail copies of your credentials together with cover letter, C.V., resume, and supporting documents to: Gitwangak Education Society Atten: Board of Directors P.O. Box 280 Kitwanga, BC. V0J 2A0

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Monday, July 20, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. To be held at Prince Rupert Port Authority 200-215 Cow Bay Road Prince Rupert, B.C. All interested persons are invited to attend.

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Rio Tinto Alcan is accepting applications for qualified candidates to work as Transition Operators in the Kitimat aluminium smelter. Employees will be assigned to a training program which will provide the skills necessary to work safely and efficiently in the smelter. All positions will be based on 12-hour rotating shifts. The starting rate will be as per the collective labour agreement plus shift and other premiums as applicable. BC medical plan premiums will be paid by the company. Applicants must have as a minimum, the following qualifications: t Grade 12 graduation t Ministry of Education transcript of Grade 11 and 12 results (this must be included with the application form) showing: - Grade 12 English or Communication 12 - Grade 11 math - Grade 11 science (physics preferred) t A total of two years of work experience (industrial preferred). This requirement will be waived if the applicant is in possession of a diploma from a recognized two- year technical program t Current BC driver’s license (a legible copy must be included with the application) To apply your skills and experience with a global leader in aluminium production, please pick up an employment application form at RTA’s Community Information office at 254 City Centre, Kitimat, BC or at the Work BC Employment Services Centre, 562 Mountainview Square. Completed applications should be dropped off at the Main Gate Plant Protection Office located at the Kitimat smelter site or mailed to Rio Tinto Alcan, Recruitment Coordinator, PO Box 1800, Kitimat, BC V8C 2H2. Applications must be received no later than Monday, July 20, 2015. Rio Tinto Alcan would like to thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted will be contacted.

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The Nisga’a Pacific Ventures Limited Partnership (the “Partnership”) is pleased to announce that it is currently looking to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) to join our diverse and inclusive work environment. The CEO is responsible for managing the business of the Partnership, including supervision and oversight of its seven operating divisions and, for providing organizational leadership, general supervision and management of the Partnership and, governance support to the Board.  Also, the CEO will serve as an external spokesperson for the Partnership and manage relations with the media, customers, suppliers, government, regulatory authorities, the public and stakeholders. The position will be based in New Aiyansh, BC. Interested candidates please contact Kelsey Clayton at Nisga’a Pacific Ventures Limited (ncg.reception@npvlp.ca) for a copy of the position description and, forward your resume and cover letter to Andrea Murdock, Director of Research & Operations at Fusion Recruitment Group Ltd. (andrea@fusion-recruitment.com) before 5:00 PM (PT), Friday July 17th, 2015. Applicants will receive confirmation of receipt from Fusion Recruitment Group Ltd.

AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC Needed for busy business Full time, need your own space/shop to service vehicles call: 250-639-0140

Female home care worker required. Experience preferred. 25-30 hours per week. Permanent. Wage dependent on experience. Vehicle req’d. Call: 250 638-0396. HOUSE PARENTS for Children’s Residence. Looking to contract a couple to support children in a live-in home setting. www.inclusionpr.ca – careers for more information or 604-485-6411.

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EXPERIENCED LOADER OPERATOR NEEDED to provide snow removal services as required for each upcoming winter season. Loader is on site. This is a casual/part time position for Kitimat local. For more info: 250.279.0444 Please email resume to: lawolfin@hotmail.com

Rio Tinto Alcan is the aluminium product group of Rio Tinto, headquartered in Montreal, Canada. The company’s BC Operations is based in Kitimat, British Columbia and is one of the largest industrial complexes in the province. Rio Tinto Alcan is seeking to fill the following role at our Kitimat Operations with a successful candidate who will reside in the Kitimat/Terrace area.

Please note that neither NPVLP nor Fusion Recruitment Group Ltd. will be able to respond to individual emails, telephone or in-person inquiries during the posting. We will only be able to contact those applicants selected for an interview.

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Happy 90th Birthday Ellen! Congratulations to Ellen (Nole) Dennis who turned 90 years old on June 29th, 2015 making her the oldest community member from Iskut, BC. Family and friends from Iskut came down to celebrate her 90th with her at Elk’s Hall, and they were joined by Skeena and Bulkley MP Nathan Cullen.

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We offer a great environment with likeminded service professionals, competitive union wages, medical, dental, excellent gratuities and a variety of shifts including, days, evenings and weekends. Apply in person with resume addressed to Lounge manager Trevor Denton or email resume to trevor@cresthotelbc.com

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RENTAL AGENT (PART-TIME) AT HERTZ

We’re looking for a rental agent (parttime) at Hertz immediately. We are looking for an organized, detail oriented, hard-working individual. Must work well with others and independently. “N� or full license required. Shifts will start out on evenings and weekends with potential to lead to full time. Please drop off your resume and drivers abstract in person to Terrace Totem Ford (Attn: Lenay Smith).

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The Program Instructor is responsible for assisting participants who will be entering into specific industry trades. The Program Instructor will assist participants to enhance/increase their proficiency/literacy levels that will address the identified skill gaps reluctant from the TOWES assessment. Implementation of lesson plans, evaluation processes as well as classroom instruction one-to-one and group-based instruction.

BARTENDER & SERVERS Charley’s Lounge in the Crest Hotel is currently looking for exceptional candidates to join our team in the position of bartender and servers. If you have a natural friendly demeanor, a passion for excellent customer service we want to meet you!

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Client Liaison The Client Liaison is responsible for providing ongoing support to clients for the duration of the program. This will include liaison between the client and the human resource representative of the employer partnership and maintaining records for the program with respect to process, progress and outcome. Assistance to the Program Coordinator would be specific to the marketing and recruitment of employer partnerships throughout the duration of the project. Must be able to travel.

ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES tAnalyzes interviews and surveys collected to create job profiles that will direct the development of employer/industry-focused curriculum tProvides program orientation and pre-program invigilation of TOWES testing; tDefines student learning outcomes of the program based on employer/industry requirements tDesign course outlines and instructional materials tImplements the learning program and assessment tools for evaluation tCounselling sessions with client to deliver an appropriate “individualized employment plans� using existing Essential Skills resources; new Essential Skills based learning tools Group workshops and self-directed learning practices tArranges for post-TOWES and debrief results and next step planning tParticipates in weekly and/or bi-weekly project team meetings QUALIFICATIONS tBachelor’s degree in Adult Education or a Provincial Instructor Diploma tMinimum of 2 years’ experience in Curriculum Development and Adult Education tEssential Skills Practitioner Certification PREFERRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES tExperience working with Aboriginals or for Aboriginal organizations tCompletion of or willingness to train in: Intro to Essential Skills and Beyond TOWES, Workplace Materials tDevelopment and Essential Skills Profile Analyst Certification tFamiliar with the required LNG trade requirement for trades such as Heavy Equipment Operators, Welders, Truck Drivers, Steamfitters and Pipefitters, etc. tThoroughly familiar with electronic, print and other resources used in making helpful career and job search suggestions to clients tWorking knowledge incorporating Essential Skills in an employment assistance capacity tAbility to facilitate groups and conduct individual counselling sessions tStrong abilities in both oral and written communication; writing reports, business correspondence and presentations tDemonstrated ability to communicate effectively with Case Managers and other colleagues tStrong work ethic, planning and organizational abilities tDemonstrated ability to prioritize and complete work within a demanding work schedule tProficient in the use of: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Power Point and Excel and has sufficient skills to help clients to use electronic resources To apply send a Resume with Cover Letter to: Jacquie Ridley, Chief Operating Officer Tribal Resources Investment Corporation Box 339, Prince Rupert, BC V8J 3P9 OR Drop off at :100 Grassy Bay Lane (Beside gas station) Application Application closes closes July June17, 15,2015 2015Start StartDate: Date:TBD TBD

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The North Coast-Skeena First Nations Stewardship Society is seeking a: Marine Plan Implementation Coordinator The North Coast-Skeena First Nations Stewardship Society (NCSFNSS) is a non-profit society working in partnership with six BC North Coast First Nations on marine plan implementation and fisheries related initiatives. NCSFNSS is seeking a Marine Plan Implementation Coordinator. The successful applicant will work with the Nations of the NCSFNSS on its marine planning and fisheries initiatives.

Primary Duties

• Coordinate the NCSFNSS participation in regional and sub-regional implementation activities for the Marine Planning Partnership (MaPP) and Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area (PNCIMA) • Work with technical staff from NCSFNSS Nations to assist in implementation of community plans and coordinate feedback into sub-regional and regional activities • Coordinate the preparation and delivery of approved budgets and work plans • Liaise with First Nation technical staff/ contractors from other regions to develop common approaches and strategies • Assist and support other NCSFNSS staff members in carrying out their duties whenever possible

Required Education and Qualifications

• Minimum Bachelor’s degree in or related to resource management, social and environmental sciences, and/or other relevant environmental discipline • Superior technical writing, editing, and verbal communication skills • Demonstrated experience working with, and understanding of resource management related issues from a BC First Nations’ perspective • Project and Contract Management experience

This position is based in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada. A probationary period of three months is standard at the NCSFNSS. Closing date for applications is Friday, July 17, 2015 at 4:30pm. For more information or to apply for the position, please contact Allison Paul at: North Coast-Skeena First Nations Stewardship Society 612 - 2nd Avenue West Prince Rupert, BC, V8J 1H2 Phone: 250-624-8614, Fax: 250-624-8615 Email: allison.paul@ncsfnss.ca Qualified First Nation candidates are encouraged to apply. The NCSFNSS thanks all interested applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Regular Full-time 35 hrs weekly North Coast Constituency Office of Jennifer Rice, MLA 818 3rd Ave West, Prince Rupert, BC V8J 1M6

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Under the general supervision of the MLA, the CA duties may include: 1.Assistance and Advocacy for Constituents 2. Community Outreach and Liaison 3. Information and Public Relations 4. Administration and Organizational Tasks Qualifications: tA good knowledge of the structure of the New Democratic Party and a fundamental knowledge of the role of the 3 levels of government tKnowledge of the communities in the constituency is an asset tExcellent interpersonal and communication skills tAbility to work independently and with flexibility tDemonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective information and advocacy strategies and to exercise diplomacy and political judgement is an integral part of this position tMust have the ability to administer the various aspects of a community office. Specific skills in computers, word processing, bookkeeping and clerical functions. For a complete job listing please head to: www.bcndp.ca/jobs Only those applicants short-listed will be contacted. Email applications in care of: ndp@leg.bc.ca with “Jennifer Rice CA Position” in the subject line. No phone calls please. Deadline for applications is July 17, 2015. Career Opportunities

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FULL SERVICE plumbing from Parker Dean. Fast, reliable, 24/7 service. Take $50 off your next job if you present this ad. Vancouver area 1800-573-2928

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Garage Sales Garage Sale 1864 Sloan Ave Sat. July 11 at 9:00-12:00 Small appliances, fishing gear,antiques & collectables. Downsizing,lots of stuff for everyone. Priced to sell Garage Sale Saturday July 11 2 Hour Blitz 8:30am - 10:30am 1236 Alexandra Place Dining room table,misc. household goods,DVD’s

Real Estate For Sale By Owner 3 bdrm, 2.5 bath townhouse in Kenney Estates. 1284 sq/ft plus full basement which is partially finished, new lino and hardwood floors, freshly painted. Laundry facilities on main floor. Both parties must be 55+. Available for immediate occupation. Asking $346,000. Serious enquiries only please. Call 250-635-6992 or 250-6152153 (Barb’s cell). Email - ebharvey81@hotmail.com $44,000. Older Single-wide mobile home, #7 in the Terrace Trailer Court at 4625 Graham Ave. 2 bdrm, 1 bath. For more info or to view call 250641-9545

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Floating home on water. Cabin Cruiser Houseboat. Ideal for 2 people. Furnished and renovated. $48,000 Call 250-6002900

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

READY for you to move in. This cozy three bedroom bungalow has a New roof & brand new bathroom, freshly painted, large living room and plenty of parking outside. $130K Call LYNN CHIVERS at SUNNUS PROPERTIES 250-627-4663.

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Stephanie McClure, Human Resources Manager Haisla Nation Council Haisla PO Box 1101 Kitamaat Village, BC, V0T 2B0 Fax (250) 632-2840, Phone (250) 639-9361, ext. 204 Email: humanresources@haisla.ca Applications accepted no later than 4 pm on Monday, July 13, 2015. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those short-listed will be contacted.

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JOURNEYMAN PLUMBER / GASFITTER Candidates must meet the following qualifications: • Completion of Grade 12 (Dogwood Certificate) • Valid BC Trade Certification as a Plumber /Gasfitter • Four years of related experience • Experience working with Boiler Systems, HVAC systems and DDC’s • Thorough and current knowledge of the standard, practices, regulations, method, tools and equipment of the trade • Demonstrated ability to use initiative to determine, judge and select appropriate course of action • Provides the basic tools common to this trade • Valid BC Driver’s Licence - Class 5 Drivers Licence with an exemplary driving record as demonstrated by a current drivers’ abstract. • WHMIS Certificate and familiarity with WCB safety procedures • Physical capability to perform the job duties including working in inclement weather conditions CLOSING DATE: Friday, July 17, 2015 (3:00 pm) STARTING DATE: As soon as possible Please send resumes and references in confidence to: Ms. Bobbie Kingsmill, Human Resources Administrator School District #54 (Bulkley Valley) Box 758, Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 Phone 250-877-6831 Fax: 250-877-6835 Email: bobbie.kingsmill@sd54.bc.ca ONLY THOSE APPLICANTS CHOSEN FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.


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Tahltan Nation Development Corporation (TNDC) Addition & Renovation Tender Package TP-02 (Exterior Cladding & Interior Finishing) TNDC is inviting contractors to submit stipulated prices for the supply of all labour and materials for two separate tender packages for the addition and renovation to an existing TNDC-owned garage and administrative building in Dease Lake, BC. The project includes renovation of 6,215 square feet of existing wood frame construction and the addition of 7,100 square feet of new wood frame construction. This is the final tender of four tender packages. TP-02 Exterior Cladding & Interior Finishing: Includes, but is not limited to the following: Exterior cladding, exterior doors, overhead doors, vinyl windows, rigid & batt Insulation, sbs-roofing membrane, sheet metal flashing & trim, acid-etch concrete finishing, interior wall framing , vapour barrier, interior doors and hardware, gypsum board, suspended acoustic ceiling, mudding, taping and painting , vinyl flooring, carpet tile, custom millwork, countertops, coordination with other contractors on site, including mechanical and electrical. Sealed tenders, completed in conformance with the contract documents provided, will be received up to 4:00 pm local time July 23, 2015 at the offices of: Carlyle Shepherd & Co. 2nd Floor, 4544 Lakelse Avenue Terrace, BC V8G 1P8 Tahltan Nation Development Corporation (TNDC) Block D, 6504 Highway 37 Dease Lake, BC V0C 1L0 866-827-8632 (toll-free) 250-771-5482 Kobayashi + Zedda Architects Ltd. Suite 26, 1114 Front Street Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1A3 Contract documents will be made available at the same addresses above. Technical questions will be received by email only and may be directed to Kelly Edzerza-Bapty, Kobayashi + Zedda Architects Ltd (kelly@kza.yk.ca).

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AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY 2 bedroom cottage on beautiful Lakelse Lake waterfront for year round use, accessible

Home for rent 3 bdrm, W/D, F/S & Microwave, beautiful view and sundeck, new vinyl windows, new flooring and paint, $1500/mo + $700 damage deposit. N/S, N/P, no parties. 10 min from town, very economical to heat. 250-6317752 or 250-635-6758

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

3 BDRM, 2 bath townhouse. Avail Aug. 1. Horseshoe area. N/P, N/S. 5 appl. $1500./mo. 250-638-7747 leave message.

PR: 3 Bdrm, 1 1/2 bath upper suite. Looking for a responsible working couple. New laminate floor. $1050/mon. + utilities and half mon. D/D. No pets, N/P, N/S. Avail. Now. 1502 7th Ave East Call 250622-9418 or 250-627-6736

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hydro, satellite TV & internet. No pets. Contact Lorraine at 250-798-2201 leave message.

Furnished Cottage at Lakelse Lake, Highway side. Suitable for 1 or 2 people. Ref Required. No pets or partiers. Non smoking. 250-798-2267

Duplex / 4 Plex 1/2 duplex Thornhill bench 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, carport, includes fridge/stove/ washer and dryer, large yard, no pets please, $1200/mo. Call 250-615-7810

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

Please call 250-632-2822 or 250-639-0339

Modular Homes Newly renovated 1995 modular home in quiet park 2 bdrm, 2 bath, 5 appl. walk in closets, laminate floors, storage shed. Avail. Sept 1st, rent $1300. Phone Rob 250-6355652

Skyline Manor

3 bdrm townhouse in town, newly reno’d, pet neg., good ref. req’d. $1300/mo + utilities. 250-635-4980

2-BEDROOM suite available in the Horseshoe with 5 appliances for $1,200 monthly. NS, NP, no parties, must have great references. Call 250638-1633 and leave message.

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TERRACE: Large 1 bdrm suite, close to town & schools. Single working person, no smoking, no pets. $900/month, utilities incl. ref. req’d. 250615-3603 or 250-635-6839

2004 MAZDA MIATA 60,000km $8,900 o.b.o. 250-632-5875

1976 Motorhome 19’ Scamper, rebuilt 360 Dodge, FuelPropane, new roof (2nd yr), new gen., lots of camp. extras, ready to go. Move must sell, $4000. Call 250-641-0583

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1200 Summit Ave. Penthouse now available AMAZING HARBOUR VIEWS Security Entrance, balconies, storage, laundry facilities, hot water & heat included. Sorry no pets. Close to hospital, bus stop & downtown. References required. Contact our on site Manager at 250-624-6019 or 250-627-1140

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing with respect to Zoning Amendment Bylaw 3376, 2015 will be held on Monday, July 20, 2015, commencing at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers, Second Floor of City Hall, 424 West 3rd Avenue, Prince Rupert, B.C. Purpose: Generally, the purpose of the bylaw is to amend the Zoning Bylaw to permit an “Impoundment Yard” in M1 Light Industrial Zone. Affected Lands: Lots 4 & 5, Range 5, Plan No. PRP9175, District Lot 251. PID Nos. 006-367-241 & 006-367-283

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Skyline Manor

(1) 3-bdrm. Brand new F/S. 2 rental ref. and 2 working ref. required. Laundry room included and parking. Brand new building. Call 250-627-9290 Available August 1st

AVAILABLE NOW. Executive House. Furnished 4 bed/ 2 full baths. $2500/mo. Absolutely NP/NS. 1 yr lease. 250-6387747, leave message.

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

Suite for rent avail. July 3rd 1 bdrm compl. furn., incl. linen, dishes, satellite TV, covered patio, security system, laundry, built in vacuum, D/W, & storage. This is a very nice modern suite with country living. I am looking for a clean quiet person, or a working couple, N/S, and N/P. Rent is $1000/mo + damage deposit of $500. Rent incl. all util. except telephone & internet. unfurn. suite $850 + damage deposit of $425. Call 250-6380643 before 9:00 pm

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

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3 BEDROOM BUNGALOW In Kitimat has a fenced yard, 6 appl.(f/s, w/d, dw, mwv) avail. immd. $1200 + utilities Please call 250-639-1641

2013 Subaru Impreza

Attn Dog Lovers: urgent! Former Tenant of Usk Hobby Farm (Pocketmouse Kennel Reg’d) seeking a place to rent on the outskirts of Terrace where I can have my small dogs. I have an excellent renter’s reference, I live quietly & am a non-smoker, non-partier. I have searched for months to no avail, and am currently living in a motorhome in the woods. If you can help it would be appreciated, even if it’s an old fixer-upper. 250-631-3280 or email pocketmousekennel@gmail.com

Homes for Rent

1BDRM house. Electric heat, F/S. To single working person with references. Couples will NOT be considered. $550/mo. 250-975-1699

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Volunteer your time, energy and skills today. A copy of the Bylaw and relevant background documentation may be inspected at the City of Prince Rupert City Hall during regular office hours (9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) from Monday through Friday from July 6, 2015 until July 20, 2015. At the Public Hearing all persons who deem themselves affected by the proposed Bylaw shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the Bylaw. If you cannot attend the Public Hearing, all written submissions (mailed or electronic) must be received by the Corporate Administrator by no later than 4:30 p.m. on July 20, 2015.

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250-635-6558 or 1-800-313-6558 DL#5957

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DISTRICT OF KITIMAT

INVITATION TO TENDER ROADS PROGRAM 2015 CONTRACT No. 344 Sealed tenders in envelopes marked “Tender for ROADS PROGRAM 2015, Contract No. 344” will be received at the District of Kitimat office located at 270 City Centre, Kitimat, BC V8C 2H7, not later than 2:30 pm local time on July 28, 2015 and will be opened in public at that time. The works to be constructed under this Contract include the following: Schedule A - F – Haisla Boulevard (Pedestrian Overpass to Haisla Bridge) • Mill approximately 20,200 m2 of asphalt surface to an average of 50120mm deep; • Supply and install approximately 850m2 of pavement reinforcing mesh; • Supply, place, and compact approximately 32,500m2 of 50mm-120mm thick asphalt paving and tack coat; • Replace, install and protect 19 new traffic loops; • Miscellaneous other works. Schedule G – Cemetery Ring Road Expansion • Supply, place, and compact approximately 200 tonnes of 3/4” gravel base course and shouldering; • Supply, place, and compact approximately 500m2 of 50mm thick asphalt paving and prime coat; • Miscellaneous other works. Tender documents may be obtained from the District of Kitimat on or after July 13, 2015, upon payment of $50.00 per copy, which is not refundable. Cheques should be made payable to the District of Kitimat. Inquiries should be directed to Guneet Uppal, Engineering Technologist, at the District of Kitimat, Engineering Department, telephone 250-632-8900, fax 250632-4995. Tenders must be accompanied by a Certified Cheque or Bid Bond valid for a period of 60 days in the amount of 10% of the tendered price as bid security. The District of Kitimat reserves the right to reject all tenders or to award the Contract to other than the lowest tender received if it perceives that to be in its best interests. Tim Gleig, P. Eng. Municipal Engineer 270 City Centre KITIMAT, BC V8C 2H7

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‘YOUR*See RECREATION SPECIALIST’ dealer for details.

Trucks & Vans

Boats

1994 Ford Ranger. 196,000 km Good condition,auto,4 wheel drive. $2,400 o.b.o. Phone 627-7704 or 600-1140

32’ FIBERGLASS FERRELL BOAT 2300hrs on New 370H.P. Fresh Water cooled 8.1L Diesel Engine, Trolling valve, Bow Thruster, 3 Stage Steering, 2 Hydraulic Deep lines and Trap Puller, Sounder, Radar, 2 Radios, Com-Dev Auto Pilot, Spare Prop, 8’ Dinghy. Assessed at $84,400 Can be seen at MK Bay Marina. Includes slip Best offer over $55,000 Contact Warren Poff at 250-632-6119

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20’ Seaswirl 1996 Coastal/Inland boat Johnson 115 hp, EZ loader trailer. Was $29,000. Used three hours on lake and has always been in storage. $19,000. 250-798-9554

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

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2001 YAMAHA R1 BIKE

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PREMIUM QUALITY TRUCK CANOPIES & TONNEAU COVERS!

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

Sunday, July 12 Coffee/tea at 9:30 am

Kitimat Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room Phone 250-632-0202 • www.pacificcornerstone.com

GENTLENESS & PERSEVERANCE • 1Peter 3:8-16

Christ Church Anglican

The Harvest THE HARVEST MINISTRIES CANADA

NO “Bible Connections” or Sunday School Worship at 10:00 am

All are Welcome

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

Seventh Sunday after Pentecost Sunday, July 12 at NEW TIME OF 1:00 PM

Saturday Night Service July 11 at 7pm

Clergy TBA or Morning Prayer Faith in God’s goodness keeps hope alive.

Trucks & Vans

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

Trucks & Vans

CALL JOHN COOPER TODAY! 250-635-4941 5004 Highway 16 West, Terrace

Kitimat Worship Directory

View live webstreaming of Saturday Service at: www.theharvest.ca/live

REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH

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

11:00 am Sunday Worship

9:45 am Sunday School

250.631.7825

2:00 pm Sunday Worship

Christ the King PARISH 2005 ARCTIC CAT 400 4X4 * Plus applicable taxes.

KEN’S MARINE 4946 Greig Ave., Terrace 250-635-2909

Tuesday - Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. www.kensmarine.ca

Help for today. Hope for Tomorrow. Call 1-800-667-3742

1760 Nalabila Boulevard Ph 250-632-2215 • Father Babji Merugu, SAC www.catholickitimat.ca MASS SCHEDULE

Saturday Evening at 7:30 pm Sunday Morning at 10:00 am

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

Rev. Dr. Dona Lethbridge

www.kitimatunitedchurch.ca/index.html

Joint United-Presbyterian • Sunday Service at 10am Sunday, July 12 • ‘Tis a Gift to be Humble STORIES AND PARABLES • First United Church for July

A New Testament Church tel. 250-632-1146

6:30 pm every Friday at Riverlodge

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

Sunday, July 12 - 10:30 am Morning Worship Service and Children’s Church Wednesday Evenings 7:30 pm - Bible Studies ALL ARE WELCOME

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TERRACE

JULY 11 – Garage Sale, Bake Sale and Hot Dogs at 9 a.m. at the Happy Gang Centre. JULY 11 – The Skeena Valley Farmers Market opens from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Market Square, next to George Little Park. Playing for musical entertainment are Brian Sears from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Paul Morgan from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. JULY 11-12 - Kitsumkalum Tempo Fishing Derby for the Dr. REM Lee Hospital Foundation at 14309 Hwy 16 East. A fun, family oriented fishing derby with $1,000 cash for the biggest salmon and many, many other prizes. Tickets available at Kitsumkalum Tempo or Dr. REM Lee Hospital Foundation directors. Email drremleehospitalfoundation@hotmail. com or phone 250-6311171. JULY 15 – Seniors’ Social features Joanie Kotanen, gospel recording artist/singer/songwriter/ speaker/musician from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Terrace Pentecostal Assembly. Join us for complimentary coffee/tea, refreshments and a special guest! Seniors and mature adults welcome. JULY 18 – The Skeena Valley Farmers Market opens from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Market Square, next to George Little Park. Musical entertainment is Windborn from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. JULY 19 – The 18th Annual Farm and Garden Tour goes from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy this year’s garden tour that supports local food production. Eleven locations, showcasing vegetable and flower gardening. Tickets available at Misty River, George Little House and Sidewalkers. All proceeds support women’s projects in developing countries. Sponsored by Terrace Women and Development. JULY 19, 26 - Community ATV safety course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Terrace ATV & SXS Society. People are required to wear the appropriate DOT approved helmets, riding gloves and proper footwear. All registration funding going

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straight to forestry. Certified instructor. People who do the course will also benefit from discounts on ATV insurance. Contact Carisa at carisa_devost@yahoo. ca. JULY 21 – Historic Downtown Walking Tour is at 7 p.m. Join the museum’s community programmer for a guided interpretive walking tour through Terrace’s downtown. Learn about the history of Terrace from George Little’s pre-emption to Dog ‘n’ Suds. Tour meets at Brolly Square at the corner of Emerson and Lakelse. Please wear appropriate walking shoes. Water will be provided. $10 per participant, includes an interpretive take-home pamphlet. Call the museum to register 250-635-4546 or email curator@heritageparkmuseum.com. JULY 25 – The Skeena Valley Farmers Market opens from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Market Square, next to George Little Park. Today’s music is Louis Payne from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Brielle Dorais-Fleming from 11 am. to 1 p.m. JULY 31 – Franks Strawberry Tea is at 2 p.m. Join the Frank family for a celebration of Aileen Franks’ life at a strawberry tea. Aileen Frank was a founding member of Heritage Park Museum and an extremely dedicated community member, volunteering and participating within many organizations. Aileen will be deeply missed, but the community is welcome to come share stories about her life and remember her legacy. Hosted in the garden; tea and treats will be provided. Open to the public. AUGUST 2 – Church in the Park, a Riverboat Days event, worships at 11 a.m. in George Little Park. Free and for all ages. Sponsored by the Terrace Ministerial Association. Please bring your own chair. For more details, call 250635-7727 or email to office@cmaterrace.ca. AUGUST 4 – Kitsumgallum Cemetery Tour: is at 7 p.m. Take a step back in history with the museum’s community programmer and explore the lives of early pioneer settlers and First Nations

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people of the Terrace area. This guided tour is hosted at the Kitsumgallum Cemetery and will feature discussions about George Little, the Michaud Brothers, the Nelson Family from Kitsumkalum, plus more, all of whom are buried at the cemetery. Call the museum to register 250635-4546 or email curator@heritageparkmuseum.com. Admission fee includes bottled water.

AUGUST 6 and 18 – Historic Downtown Walking Tour is at 7 p.m. Join Heritage Park Museum’s community programmer for a guided interpretive walking tour through Terrace’s downtown. Learn about the history of Terrace from George Little’s pre-emption to Dog ‘n’ Suds. Tour meets at Brolly Square at the corner of Emerson and Lakelse. Please wear appropriate walking shoes. Water will be provided. Fee per participant includes an interpretive take-home pamphlet. Call the museum to register 250-635-4546 or email curator@heritageparkmuseum.com. AUGUST 8 – The Skeena Valley Farmers Market opens from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Market Square, next to George Little Park. Today’s music is Theresa Michelle Mohr from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

KITIMAT SEPTEMBER 1 – Sportfish Advisory Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Kitimat Rod & Gun Club. Topics for discussion: fish possession limits and transporting; and Steelhead plan. For more details, call Jack Riddle 250888-8202. ONGOING HOSPICE: DO you have a couple of hours a month to make phone calls, plant flowers, share memories, play cards, etc.? Hospice can provide excellent training. Call 250-632-2278. BRANCH 250 of the Kitimat Ladies Auxiliary holds meetings the second Thursday of the month. For more, call Nancy 250-632-4051 or Lyn 250-632-2351. CONSIDER JOINING the Friends of the Public Library. To do so contact Luce Gauthier at lucegauthier10@gmail.

com or Virginia Charron @ vcharron@kitimatpubliclibrary.org or call 250-632-8985.

KITIMAT QUILTERS Guild: If you are interested in joining, please contact Aileen Ponter at 250-632-6225 or Janet Malnis at 250-632-7387. EVERY THURSDAY, the Kitimat Pottery Guild meets in the Riverlodge arts wing, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Interested in playing with clay? All experience levels welcome. For more, call Anne at 250-6323318. THE KITIMAT Public Library offers the highly engaging Mother Goose StoryTime for pre-schoolers Mondays from 10:30 -11:15 .am. Free but please register. HEALTHY BABIES drop-in is held every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Kitimat Child Development Centre. Welcoming families thru pregnancy and up to one year (older siblings welcome). Come meet other parents and infants over light refreshments with support from the CDC staff and a Public Health Nurse. For more, call 250-632-3144. CHILD DEVELOPMENT Centre Family Fun Spot Drop-In Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and Fridays 1 to 3 p.m. Ages 0-5 welcome “A Great place for families to meet over coffee and toys!” Contact 250-6323144 for more details.

Club: Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month, join AFFNO and friends for French conversation (or just come and listen!) and coffee 3-4:30 p.m. in the new Hecate Strait building (120 First Ave. East, same building as Cargo Kitchen). For more, call 250-627-1313.

MUSICIANS AND singers. The Prince Rupert Community Band and Choir seek new members. Band meets Mondays 7:30 – 9:00 and Choir on Wednesdays 7:30 – 9:30. Both meet at the Peter Witherly Community Music Studio at CHSS, Prince Rupert Blvd. Call Peter Witherly at 250-6249634 for more details. MENTAL HEALTH Family Resource Centre offers Strengthening Families Together – a free education course for families, friends and caregivers of individuals living with any mental illness. The course is 10 weeks long, one night per week in P.R. Registration required, limited seating. To register, call Noreen toll free 1-866326-7877 or email terrace@bcss.org. Course provided by the BC Schizophrenia Society. BEGINNER’S BAND for Adults - Have you always wanted to learn an instrument but never had the opportunity? Or did you play long ago

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

and would like to see if you can still make a sound? Join John Turner on Thursdays 7pm – 8 at Prince Rupert Middle School Band room on 9th West. Call John at 624-4634 for details. PRINCE RUPERT Seniors Centre Bingo Fridays 1- 3 pm. Everyone 19 years + welcome. THE PRINCE Rupert Genealogy Club meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the Library. Phone Josie at 250-624-3279 for more information. THE PRINCE Rupert Breast Cancer Support Group invites any woman living with cancer to attend our monthly luncheons every 3rd Saturday each month at noon at the Crest Hotel. P.R. ROYAL Canadian Legion meets the 3rd Monday of every month. Come visit the Military Museum Thursday - Sunday from 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm. Call 250-6222917 for more. RIVER AND Ocean Metis Society of Prince Rupert meets the 3rd Mon. of every month at 1702 Atlin Ave. New people welcome. Refreshments. For more, call 250-627-4013. THIS IS not church! No expectations of financial support or service. Join us in a celebration of faith in Jesus Christ, Sundays 7pm, for praise,

prayer and proclamation at the Salvation Army, 25 Grenville Court. NARCOTICS PROBLEM? Mondays 8-9 pm, 223 4th Ave East, Presbyterian Church. FRIENDSHIP HOUSE of Prince Rupert Hosts: AamaGoot Power Puff Girlz Club (ages 7-12) Tuesday 3 - 5 pm, 3rd floor meeting room. AamaGoot Ladyz Club (18 yrs. +) Learn new artistic designs through sewing, beading, etc. Fridays 1- 4 pm, 3rd floor meeting room. Call Carol Doolan at the Friendship House 250-627-1717, ext. 64 for more info. WOMEN IN Business breakfast meet on the 4th Wed. each month, 7:30 am Highliner Plaza. We offer women in business an opportunity to network with other women in an informative and fairly informal environment. Interested in attending? Call the chamber office 250-6242296. THE RED Cross Health Equipment Loan Program is looking for volunteers. The program loans equipment at no charge to those who need it. If you can spare two or more hours per month, please come and see us on the A Floor in the Prince Rupert Regional Hospital on Thursdays from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. or call 250-624-3279.

KITIMAT FIBRE Arts Guild: Interested in knitting, spinning, weaving, or any other fibre? For more, phone Maureen 250-632-5444. KITIMAT MULTIPLE Sclerosis - I have M.S. but M.S. does not have me. You are not alone, male or female, and the Kitimat M.S. group would like to be here for you. Total confidentiality. For more, call Mary at 250-639-6016. AGLOW OF Kitimat All are welcome at our Care Group and Bible Study for men and women, single or married, Thursday at 7 p.m. For info, phone Brenda at 250-632-1616.

PRINCE RUPERT ONGOING FRENCH COFFEE

SMOOTHIES HELP KIDS?? For a second year, Luke Holden, our local Pita Pit Owner/Operator has donated all the proceeds of his "Fresh Fruit Smoothie" sales to Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities. Luke commented that he was looking for a charity that fosters the same ideals he believes in. He likes the idea that all the money raised stays in Terrace and area and every dollar goes directly to helping kids get active and maintain a healthy lifestyle. It also blends well with the Pita Pit philosophy "Fresh Thinking, Healthy Eating". Luke is an active chapter member of our local Jumpstart organization and held his fundraiser on National Jumpstart Day, May 30th. Pictured here are: Luke Holden (Pita Pit franchisee), Kim MacDougall (Jumpstart Chapter Chair), and Bryan Gascon (Canadian Tire).


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Friday, July 10, 2015

Inside Ball scramble raises money

SPORTS

By Kevin Campbell

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PRINCE RUPERT - Fire fighters hosed down their competition last Saturday at the Prince Rupert Fire Fighters’ Best Ball Scramble. Fielding 55 competitors, approximately a half-dozen of which represented the fire department, the scramble went off without a hitch and even came down to the top-two teams, who were separated by just one stroke. The winning team, consisting of organizer Brody Bishop, Tim Dopko, Matt Gurnsey and Dylan Lawrence beat the second-place squad, featuring Devin Palmer, Mike Ikari, Jerad Andreesen and Jared Davis by one stroke. “All of us played the last hole together because we knew we were very close,” said Dopko. Bishop’s team carded an 18-hole total of 63, while Davis’ group totalled 64. “The scramble’s all about fun. You go out there and you get four friends and you swing for the fences pretty much every hole,” said Bishop. “If you get one down the middle, the other three guys can just crunch it as hard as they can – just ‘Happy Gilmore’ it,” added Lawrence. Approximately $4,000 was raised for the British Columbia Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund through registration and prize auctions – the majority of which

KITIMAT - The Kitimat Marlins had 11 swimmers attend the last regional swim meet of the season in Terrace in early June. With the continued pool closure in Kitimat the club had just a small number of swimmers in attendance. Although only one of their four national swimmers were in attendance the Marlins still placed third in overall points. The Prince Rupert Rapids swim club placed first for overall points and the host club Terrace Bluebacks placed second, just two points in front of the Kitimat Marlins. Angus Bathe, 10, took the gold medal for overall points in the 10 and under boys division. Bathe swam 100 per cent personal best times in his seven individuals events and achieved his first AA provincial time in the 200 meter back-

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RUPERT - Matt Gurnsey, Brody Bishop, Tim Dopko and Dylan Lawrence celebrate their win at the Prince Rupert Fire Fighter’s Best Ball Charity Scramble. came even before the scramble started. “Some people made direct deposits to the Burn Fund, which is nice. So, we were totalling up numbers and we were at $2,800 before we even started the tournament,” Dopko said. “The community of Rupert as a whole – they support everything. They dig into their wallets and pitch in,” said Bishop.

“We just restarted it. It’s our third year and it’s just going to get bigger and bigger.” One memorable hole for the squad came on the 12th hole, when Dopko was able to sink an unexpected birdie. “Dopko sinking that 12-hole, 40-footer on the fringe, downhill slider,” said Lawrence. “[We were] happy with a par and Dopko steps up and he slams it, first putter.”

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stroke. Also in the division Jayden Johnston, 10, took the bronze medal. In the 10 and under girl division Olivia Pearson, 10, took the gold medal and Alexis Florit, 9, took the silver medal. In the 11-12 year old girl division Charlotte Collier, 12, took the silver medal for the Marlins while Leah DeSousa took the bronze. In the 13-14 girls Hannah Pearson, 13, took the bronze medal while in the 15 and over boys division Zachary Dumas, 15, took the gold medal. Joining Angus Bathe in swimming 100 per cent personal best times in all seven individual races were younger brother Archie Bathe, 8, Annika DeSousa, 8, and Emilie Krabes, 11. Some of the Marlins are now looking forward to competing at provincial and national championships throughout July.

Ms. McNeil outruns women and men to win Salmon Run By Cecile Favron

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TERRACE - It was an impressive finish at the seventh annual Salmon Run for first-time Terrace participant Hannah McNeil, 11, who took the top spot for the women’s 2km race, beating out competitors in all other age categories including the men. The young runner clocked in at just 10 minutes and 21 seconds at the June 28 long-distance race at Kitsumkalum. The Salmon Run also had its highest ever turn out with more than 500 people signed up to race in over 120 categories under the intense summer sun. “Given that this is only our seventh year, the turnout at this event was extraordinary. We are celebrating our biggest run ever,” said organizer Colleen Austin. Enthusiastic runners and families participated in 2 kilometre, 5 kilometre, or 10 kilometre distances within their age brackets and for the title of overall winner. Joining McNeil for the 2km trophy was Fred Seiler, 52, from Terrace, coming in at 12 minutes

and two seconds. In the 5km event, the top female runner was Sheri Hamer, 59, from Terrace with a time of 24 minutes and 17 seconds and the top male runner was Murray Warner, 61, also from Terrace and coming in at 24 minutes and 49 seconds. The top winners in the longest and most gruelling race were Sarah Williams, 26, from Prince Rupert in the women’s category clocking in at 44 minutes and three seconds. The fastest man in that category was Ted McCreery, 35, from Terrace at 42 minutes and 44 seconds. Top female competitor Sarah Williams told her team after the race that she found it to be a really tough run and it was very hot out, but she was all smiles when she found out she had won first place, said teammate Birgitte Bartlett. The largest team registered for the race was the James Vickers Memorial Team which had 52 registered participants. The Salmon Run is a family event, accepting participants of all ages and the 2km run is meant

for the younger and older competitors. The oldest runner was Mildred Roberts, 83, who completed the race and was handed her trophy by her great-granddaughter Kayleen Sam. The youngest participant was six-week-old Kelsey Klapstein from Prince Rupert who was pushed in a buggy by her grandmother Debbie van’t Kruis from Terrace who completed the 5km race. “Given that it seemed like the hottest day of the year, it was amazing how many people participated and we were really impressed with it,” commented Austin. The Salmon Run event is organized ‘Na Aksa Gila Kyew learning centre and is staffed by volunteers. The heat on the weekend of the run was sweltering, but participants pushed through, said Austin. “We had Terrace Search and Rescue on the route in their all terrain buggies to give water to the participants, and there were also water stations,” said Austin.

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PRINCE RUPERT’S Sarah Williams was the 10 km overall winner.


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