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Having a stein
The Rotary Club’s first Oktoberfest celebration was a big hit, with several hundred people coming out to enjoy beer, bratwurst and more in the Signs Ink yard Saturday night. Pictured, clockwise from top left: Scott Duke and Eve Northmore enjoy Mount Begbie beer out of the special steins that were for sale.; Maggie Spizzirri wears a heart-shaped gingerbread cookie.; Earl and Annie Woodhurst enjoy a beer.; Donna Newsome and Marion Watson were serving German food from the Last Drop.; Several hundred people came out to enjoy beer and food outdoors. ~ Photos by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
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Council adopts backyard chicken bylaw ALEX COOPER
email@example.com It's official — Revelstoke has gone to the birds. Revelstoke council adopted the new rules that allow for backyard hen keeping within city limits. Known as the backyard chicken bylaw, the city amended the Animal Control & Licensing Bylaw to allow people in single-family residential areas (not including mobile home parks) to keep up to five hens at their home. The bylaw sets out rules governing the care of hens, including minimum enclosure sizes and how to store food. Residents with hens are required to get a permit from the city.
BUILDING PERMITS UP The total value of all building permits issued by the City
of Revelstoke is up by almost $3 million so far this year. The city issued $10,346,000 in building permits as of the end of August, compared to $7,399,000 at the same time in 2014, according to a report by Dean Strachan, the city's manager of developments services. Of that number, about $3.9 million was for residential construction, $6.1 million for commercial, $240,000 for industrial, and $130,000 for institutional. The city issued another $2.5 million in permits in September, Strachan told council. The department increased staffing by 0.5 full-timeequivalent to meet increasing demand. "The Development Services data for the first eight months of 2015 show an increase in activity over the same period in 2014 particularly in commercial development," wrote Strachan in his report. "Monthly activity fluctuations and the issuance of building permits for large projects can result in significant fluctuations in data. However, the
construction season continues to be busy and the data indicates the increase in activity will continue through to the end of the year."
COUNCIL PROVIDES TAX EXEMPTIONS Revelstoke council passed a tax exemption bylaw that provides relief to numerous non-profit organizations. The bylaw gives a property tax exemption to the city's churches, museums, and non-profit societies including Community Connections, the Revelstoke Hospital Auxiliary, the Order of the Moose, the Legion, the Revelstoke Golf Club, the Selkirk Saddle Club, the Revy Riders, the Illecillewaet Greenbelt Society, the Revelstoke Community Housing Society, Moberley Manor, and the Revelstoke Community Energy Corporation. The total value of the exemptions is $380,427. The city provides these exemptions every year.
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Election 2015: Questioning the candidates
Welcome to the Review's coverage of the 2015 election. We joined up with our colleagues at seven other newspapers in the Kootenay-Columbia riding to come up with 12 questions for the candidates. Each week leading up to the Oct. 19 election, we will publish the candidates' responses to two questions. We hope their responses help you decide who to vote for.
9. WHAT'S YOUR REACTION TO THE UNITED NATIONS REPORT ISSUED EARLIER THIS YEAR THAT CRITICIZES CANADA FOR A BROAD RANGE OF HUMAN RIGHTS FAILURES INCLUDING THE LACK OF SAFEGUARDS IN BILL C-51 TO PROTECT CANADIANS’ CIVIL LIBERTIES AND AN INADEQUATE RESPONSE TO MISSING AND MURDERED ABORIGINAL WOMEN? 10. OIL COMPANIES ARE INTENT ON GETTING THEIR PRODUCT TO MARKET, WHETHER IT BE BY TRAIN OR PIPELINE. AT THE SAME, SERIOUS ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC SAFETY ISSUES HAVE BEEN RAISED ABOUT BOTH METHODS OF SHIPMENT. WHAT DO YOU SEE AS THE SOLUTION TO THESE ISSUES?
The United Nations report is absolutely right. If there is any reason for Conservative supporters to say ‘enough is enough’ it is Mr. Harpers dismantling of Canada’s international and human rights policies. This is not the Canada that our generation was proud to have built. Despite perceptions about Bill C51, Liberal policy is clear. Our MPs will stand up against anything that violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Unfortunately, both the Conservatives and the NDP chose to play politics with Canada’s security. Stephen Harper created an act that will be challenged in court and the NDP changed positions until they could generate fear for any government role in security. We successfully argued for three amendments to the bill and told the Conservatives we would run an election against rights abuses. We will immediately ensure parliamentary oversight, institute mandatory legislative reviews, and narrow abusively broad definitions. Last week we all addressed the Ktunaxa Nation Council forum and that audience knew about the Liberals 2005 Kelowna accord that the Conservatives ignored. It was a respectful action plan for government-togovernment dialogue. We need to deal with the root causes of a national tragedy that lead to more than 1,200 murdered or missing aboriginal women over the last 35 years. A Liberal government will not ignore uncomfortable truths and we will launch an inquiry.
Under the Harper Conservative government, Canada’s international reputation has been severely damaged with respect to climate change and the environment, our role as peace keepers, the use of science and good data to make decisions, and on human rights. The Harper Conservatives have refused to act on the United Nations commitments on indigenous rights. Our current government’s refusal, for instance, to take seriously the issue of murdered and missing indigenous women, is simply unacceptable. The Harper Conservatives, along with the Liberals, rammed through Bill C51, the secret police act, which more than 100 legal scholars and four past Prime Ministers say goes too far. Bill C51 will result in the erosion of our rights and freedoms and does nothing to make Canadians safer. An NDP government will: repeal Bill C51, implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, protect gender identity and expression in the Human Rights Act, and call an inquiry into the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women within 100 days of taking office. By doing what’s right, we can reclaim our reputation on the international stage. In the short term, we need to review the safety standards of both pipelines and railways to ensure public and environmental safety. For example, there are far too
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Our government is responsible for the security and well-being of Canadians. Our legislation gives the RCMP, CBSA and CSIS the ability to share information and co-ordinate. C51 must conform to the Canadian Charter of Rights of Freedoms and there is judicial oversight. The RCMP report on missing and murdered Aboriginal women provides a road map forward. Our government introduced The First Nations Matrimonial Interests Act, which now provides families on reserve with the same rights expected by all other Canadians in the event of a marriage breakdown. We will continue to bring forth legislation so that all Canadians can prosper fully from our economy. Oil companies are responding to an ever increasing demand for oil. In Canada our oil is found predominantly in the western provinces and we are focused on getting our product to the market. We know that the safest mode of transportation today is by pipeline and our standards for pipelines in Canada are some of the highest in the world. The NEB along with other agencies oversees pipeline safety.
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The July 2015 report of the UN Committee on Human Rights makes 15 recommendations regarding needed human rights improvements in Canada, while commending us on only five matters. This long list of deficiencies should be of deep concern to Canadians. Security of person is a human right, but indigenous women in Canada face particularly high risk of violence. Indigenous women account for 16 percent of female homicides and 11.3 per cent of missing women cases, even though they make up only 4.3 per cent of Canada’s female population. I support a full inquiry into our crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women. If we are committed to security as a country, this must mean security for all. The Green Party immediately opposed Bill C51 when it was introduced in April. We share the concerns cited in the UN report, such as the bill’s lack of adequate legal safeguards and risks to Canadian’s civil liberties. We will continue to advocate for repeal of this bill.
In the long term and at heart, this question concerns climate change as well as environmental and public safety issues. The Green Party’s very clear and achievable goal is to reduce Canada’s carbon emissions by 40 per cent below 2005 levels by 2025 (10 years) and 80 per cent below 1990 levels by 2050. This means that, in the short term, we have to stabilize, rather see Bill Green, next page
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If we don’t demonstrate to the world that we have our act together on climate change and the environment, we will find it harder to get our resources to markets. We will improve the environ-
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spective, including climate change, and from an economic perspective. Green energy creates the jobs right here at home, so that people don’t have to travel to Alberta or northeast B.C., and disrupt families to earn a living. The new solar Sun Mine at Kimberley and bioenergy power plant at the Aqam Reserve near Cranbrook are an excellent start!
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Revelstoke Visual Arts Society 1702 W 3rd St Revelstoke Visual Arts Society 320 Wilson St Community Connections (Revelstoke) 804 Second St W Provincial Rental Housing Corporation 711 W 1st St Lord Bishop of Kootenay 614 W 2nd St Royal Canadian Legion 600 W 1st St Revelstoke Hospital Auxillary Society 315 W 2nd St Christian City Church 121 Mackenzie Ave Community Connections (Revelstoke) 314 E 2nd St Revelstoke Congregation of United Church 314 Mackenzie Ave Roman Catholic Bishop of Nelson 510 Mackenzie Ave Roman Catholic Bishop of Nelson 102 E 5th St Roman Catholic Bishop of Nelson 104 E 5th St Gold RGE Ldge No. 26 Knights of Pythias 201 W 3rd St Revelstoke Heritage Railway Society 719 W Track St Revelstoke Golf Club 171 Columbia Park Dr Revelstoke Golf Club 171 Columbia Park Dr Trustees Revelstoke Jehovah's 250 Basford Dr Revelstoke Fellowship Baptist Church 1806 Colbeck Rd Scout Properties (BC/Yukon) Ltd 3505 Hwy 23 N BC Interior Forestry Museum Society 4805 Hwy 23N Illecillewaet Greenbelt Society S of Downie St Revelstoke Community Energy Corporation 1420 Downie St. Illecillewaet Greenbelt Society SW of Downie St Revelstoke Community Housing Society 1012 Oscar St. Revelstoke Community Housing Society 1016 Oscar St Illecillewaet Greenbelt Society 1350 Edward St Illecillewaet Greenbelt Society 1309 E 4th St Illecillewaet Greenbelt Society 1025 E 8th St Illecillewaet Greenbelt Society 1315 E 4th St Illecillewaet Greenbelt Society 1520 Vernon Ave Christian & Missionary Alliance 1559 Illecillewaet Rd BC Hydro/Selkirk Saddle Club 1445 Airport Way BC Hydro/Selkirk Saddle Club Equestrian Grounds BC Hydro/Selkirk Saddle Club Arrow Dr BC Hydro/Selkirk Saddle Club Airport Way BC Hydro/Selkirk Saddle Club Airport Way Revelstoke Order of Moose 1840 Park Dr Seventh Day Adventist Church 600 Big Eddy Rd Revy Riders Dirtbike Club Westside Rd Total Estimated Taxes Exempted by City Council Teresa LeRose Teresa LeRose Manager of Legislative Services Manager of Legislative Services
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Business $ 1,857 Business 10,786 Residential 1,589 Residential 3,557 Seasonal 8,652 Seasonal 6,621 Business 6,359 Seasonal 11,088 Business 10,631 Seasonal 12,878 Seasonal 26,327 Seasonal 1,388 Seasonal 1,055 Seasonal 4,875 Business 41,865 Business 7,133 Seasonal 20,104 Seasonal 16,168 Seasonal 15,525 Seasonal 4,470 Business 12,688 Seasonal 5,964 Utility 13,983 Seasonal 740 Residential 764 Residential 1,655 Seasonal 1,122 Seasonal 460 Seasonal 392 Seasonal 6,206 Seasonal 2,472 Seasonal 11,155 Seasonal 6,379 Seasonal 11,357 Seasonal 2,576 Business 3,511 Seasonal 12,585 Seasonal 6,909 Seasonal 5,300 Seasonal 1,243 $ 320,388
1,949 11,326 1,668 3,734 9,084 6,952 6,677 11,642 11,163 13,522 27,644 1,457 1,108 5,119 43,958 7,490 21,109 16,976 16,301 4,694 13,322 6,262 14,682 777 802 1,738 1,178 483 412 6,516 2,596 11,713 6,698 11,925 2,704 3,687 13,214 7,255 5,565 1,305 $ 336,408
2,047 11,892 1,752 3,921 9,539 7,299 7,011 12,224 11,721 14,198 29,026 1,530 1,163 5,374 46,156 7,865 22,165 17,825 17,116 4,928 13,988 6,575 15,416 816 842 1,825 1,237 507 433 6,842 2,725 12,298 7,033 12,521 2,840 3,871 13,874 7,618 5,843 1,370 $ 353,228
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Resumes, including a drivers abstract, are being received for qualified operators at the Public Works Office located at 1200 E. Victoria Road until October 21, 2015. Operators must be proficient on loaders and rubber tire back hoe and must have a valid class 3 drivers license with a valid air ticket. Hours of work and start date will be based upon operational requirements. Darren Komonoski Operations Manager
PARKS, RECREATION & CULTURE JOB VACANCY CASUAL LIFEGUARD The City of Revelstoke invites applications for the position of Casual Lifeguard. The successful candidate must have current National Lifeguard Service Certificate. Water Safety Instructor certificate would be an asset but not required. This position is within the Bargaining Unit of C.U.P.E. Local 363. A copy of the job description can be viewed in the Parks, Recreation & Culture Department, 600 Campbell Avenue or online at www.revelstoke. ca. If you are interested in this position, please submit resume and other relevant material to the undersigned by October 8th, 2015. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Laurie Donato Director of Parks, Recreation & Culture City of Revelstoke, Box 170, Revelstoke, B.C. V0E 2S0 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Council hears strong opposition to highway shopping centre ALEX COOPER
email@example.com It's the busiest council chambers has been, in years, perhaps ever. A passionate and generally united crowd spoke against the proposed Revelstoke Crossing shopping centre for the Trans-Canada Highway at a public hearing on Tuesday. It was standing room only as more than 50 people crowded into council chambers and spilled out into the hallway for the hearing about the proposal by Hall Pacific to develop a shopping centre with a grocery store and pharmacy as anchor tenants at the intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and Highway 23 North. The hearing was a chance for council to hear from the public. Mayor and council didn't make any pronouncements of their own, but instead the five of them that were there – Trevor English was away and Scott Duke recused himself because he works with the property owner Steve Platt. The majority of voices – both written and spoken – were against the proposal, with only a few speaking in favour. Council received 33 written submissions regarding the proposal, of which 24 were against, eight for and one neutral. This article looks at what people said in person. You can read the written submissions online. At the public hearing, many of those who wrote in expressing their opposition got up again to speak against the proposal. The calls against the shopping centre were both lengthier and more numerous than those for it. Fraser Hall, one of the principles of Hall Pacific was the first to speak. "I’m very excited to bring this forward to Revelstoke," he said. "We’re incredibly keen on this particular site and the town." He presented a project rationale to council that touted the economic benefits of the proposal. It would generate $20 million in direct economic activity, increase the commercial property tax base by $500,000, and create 200 short-term construction jobs and 200 long-term service jobs. At the same time, he said his company had no interest building something people didn't want. “We hope this is something that can work very closely with the community," he said. “We would like to add these uses because they are what makes this development feasible.”
Council chambers was standing room only for the public hearing on the proposed Trans-Canada Highway shopping centre. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review Hall was followed by a series of speakers, largely representing the downtown business community, but also including residents and developers, who spoke out against the proposal. The opposition came down to several opinions. There were those who said the development would hurt or kill the downtown. Others argued it was the wrong use for the space and that the hotel development that was approved almost 10 years ago was preferable. Some questioned the viability of the development, saying it's hard enough to find staff as it is. Steven Hui and David Lafreniere, owners of Pharmasave and People's respectively, both said it would impact their businesses, but also they feared the impact it would have on downtown. “There’s a feeling where if we don’t do something now, we’ll be considered closed for business, but if we’re patient, the right development for town will come through," said Lafreniere. He also questioned if the development would help attract people into downtown, and where the businesses would find staff. “Who’s going to fill these jobs? Where are they going to live?” Malcolm Bott, the owner of Universal Shoes, which is located in the Alpine Village
Mall, said he understood the importance of anchor tenants to a mall, adding his business benefitted from being next to Cooper's. However, he said he had concerns about the development. “I don’t see it catering to what the highway person wants. I see it as a retail project, not a highway project.” Rob Lamont said businesses in the proposed shopping centre would have an unfair advantage over ones downtown. He said hotels, fast food chains and gas stations were better uses for highway lands. “We would squander our community’s character capital," he said. Glen O'Reilly said council needed to decide what the town looks like, and not have developers dictate. He said we need to find developers and bring them to Revelstoke, and not just approve the first developer to come along. “If we’re ever going to be a tourist destination and not just a town with tourists, we have to plan in this direction," he said. “We have opportunities other communities do not have. We just have to make sure we don’t squander them.” He also supported a hotel development. Robert Powadiuk, a developer and one of the founding partners of Revelstoke Mountain Resort, made the argument the shopping centre would hurt downtown.
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“It’s a terrific downtown. The town is a huge part of what made the resort possible," he said. He argued in favour of building hotels on the site. “The bottom line is we can’t take a chance," he said. "If this were to go ahead, I wouldn’t put a nickel into the downtown of Revelstoke.” Virginia Thomson said council needed to look at development "very selectively, very carefully." “To put something like that along the highway is going to desecrate something that is a real treasure," she said. “It’s better to have one off stores where the owner lives here and spends money here.” Only a few spoke in favour. Brydon Roe said the development could prevent out of town shopping. "On that level, I think it could be a positive thing these gentlemen are bringing forward," he said. Don Teuton said he felt the shopping centre would get people to stop in Revelstoke. "What this development is doing, in my mind, is it will stop people," he said. "They will shop there, but I also think this will be new people that will be shopping in Revelstoke.” Peter Bernacki delivered the most passionate defence of the development, arguing the town will grow and be able to support the new businesses. “Anybody that has that kind of vision to come to our down and invest their money, I’ll definitely back you, and the city will back you," he said. “We’re blessed to have people like you, people like Platt, that will bring an income to our town.” There were a few neutral comments. Judy Goodman, the executive director of the Chamber of Commerce, presented the results of a member survey that showed 24 out of 36 respondents opposed the development. She expressed concerns that the shopping centre would duplicate existing businesses, and that people would stop on the highway, but they wouldn't come into town because they could get everything they need there. At the same time, she said there was a strong sentiment to grow Revelstoke through new development. "I am supportive of new development and as a community we cannot always dictate details," she said. “In this case, we can control macros.”
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Liberal policy caused Canal Flats mill closure MLA REPORT
Norm Macdonald One of our Kootenay communities recently received a massive blow, affecting not just the Village of Canal Flats, but also workers throughout the area. The closure of the mill, the community’s biggest employer, will be devastating. There has been a mill in Canal Flats for more than 100 years, using wood from the forests that surround Canal Flats. Following the closure announcement, Canal Flats Mayor Ute Juras and I met with the Premier and the Minister of Jobs. I appreciate that meeting with the Premier, and I found the Premier’s commitment to help find a replacement industry for the mill encouraging. Our communities are surrounded by
healthy forests and there are new markets for manufactured wood products. There are new and exciting wood products that could be manufactured, so there are reasons to be optimistic. However, the truth is that this is an effort that will be complicated by the lack of control and influence our government now has to manage the use of our forests for local jobs. In 2003, the BC Liberal government ended the connection between communities and their surrounding forests in many ways. They removed the requirement on corporations to ensure local jobs came from local wood. Corporations with rights to cut in an area can now ship that wood anywhere in the province. Back in the 1990’s, when I was in local government, communities like Revelstoke got control of their surrounding forests and established a community forest corporation to support their local manufacturers. In that same timeframe, Golden was able to save our threatened mill, and that mill still operates to this day. The 2003 changes removed the tools to protect local mills that had promoted
Revelstoke and Golden’s forest industry to provide employment in the community. But as the assurances for local employment were removed by the BC Liberals, we watched as 200 mills across British Columbia were permanently closed. This shift in policy had consequences. Residents of Canal Flats, and the laid off workers from the Canal Flats operation, can still watch truckloads of local wood driven out of their area to other mills. This forestry policy does not serve this community or this area. So while I am thankful that the Premier is willing to work with the Village of Canal Flats to find a replacement industry, the position that Canal Flats finds itself in is a consequences of actions taken by government in 2003. We live in an area that is rich in opportunity with capable and entrepreneurial citizens so there is always reason to be optimistic. But this is a crisis that the Village of Canal Flats should not have been forced to face. Norm Macdonald is the MLA for Columbia River–Revelstoke. He can be reached 1-866-870-4188 or email@example.com.
City should have held shopping centre open house ALEX COOPER
firstname.lastname@example.org During last week's two hour public hearing on the proposed Trans-Canada Highway shopping centre, one point, made by Randy Driediger, jumped out at me — the need for greater public input on the development. The public hearing was pretty remarkable as far as they go. Thirty-three people took the time to send in comments to city hall, though it was many of the same that got up to speak. Still, as Driediger pointed out, we were only hearing from some 30-40 out of 7,000+ residents. For a development that could profoundly change Revelstoke, that's not enough. What was missing was a proper open house, hosted by the city and the developers, where the public could have seen copies of the plan and provided feedback. I'm talking about something like the open house held for David Evans' Mackenzie Village in Arrow Heights that was attended by about 150 people.
The result was Evans was asked to produce seven reports prior to the development moving forward to first reading. An open house for the shopping centre would have given both the developers and the city a better idea of public sentiment and allowed them to craft a proposal more palatable to the vocal opposition. It may have also been able to solicit the views of the general public. As it is, it's mostly the business community that provided feedback for the public hearing. An open house isn't required, but it also wasn't necessary for the Evans development. For the latter, the city asked for an open house because of the scope of the development. The shopping centre might not be as big in scale, but it's just as impactful. At its most basic the highway development is a simple rezoning, but it's really much more than that. Few issues have galvanized public opinion in my time in Revelstoke. As much feedback as possible should be solicited before council makes a decision.
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CELEBRATING THE YEAR OF THE CRAFT: CLAY A new exhibit at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. The side gallery features Altars, Shrines and Curiosities. Check the RVAC website for opening hours.
ST. FRANCIS APPLE PIE SALE The St. Francis Parish Centre sells homemade, unbaked, ready-to-freeze applie pies. Call 250-837-4139 to pre-order. $10 per pie.
Wednesday, October 7
MOUNT MACPHERSON LOGGING OPEN HOUSE BC Timber Sales and Sites & Trails staff will be on hand to answer questions about harvest plans for the Mount Macpherson area. At the community centre from 12–8 p.m. BROWN BAG HISTORY Come listen to this talk on local history by Cathy English, the curator of the Revelstoke Museum & Archives. This week's topic is aviation. At the museum at 12:15 p.m.
Friday, October 9
CONQUERING THE USELESS Join professional skiers Cody Townsend, Chris Rubens, Elyse Saugstad and Dave Treadway as they explore themselves and the mountains of B.C. and Alaska. At the Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre at 7 p.m. OZGOODE Live at the Last Drop.
Saturday, October 10
REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Osoyoos Coyotes. At the Forum at 7 p.m. THE STANFIELDS Hard rock laced in traditional sounds. Live at the Last Drop.
JUNIOR LAST SPIKE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT Come cheer on the Revelstoke Avalanche as they take on other teams from around the Southern Interior. At Revelstoke Secondary School. WHEELHOUSE LIve at the River City Pub.
Thursday, October 8
SECONDHAND HABIT Live at the Last Drop.
Saturday, October 17
THE RETURN OF THE MOOSE The Loose Moose Theatre Company returns to Revelstoke for another improv theatre workshop and show. Learn the art of improv from the veteran Calgary comics with an afternoon workshop, or simply come out for the
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WRITER'S WORKSHOP Discover the basic building blocks of stories in this fun and interactive workshop with author Deryn Collier. Come for some inspiration whatever your age, ability, or writing goal may be. Bring your ideas, an open mind, and writing materials. At the Revelstoke library from 3:30–5 p.m.
BROWN BAG HISTORY Come listen to this talk on local history by Cathy English, the curator of the Revelstoke Museum & Archives. This week's topic is the Sinixt nation. At the museum at 12:15 p.m.
Thursday, October 22
BEN CAPLAN Klezmer-inspired hip hop that will make you dance. Live at the Last Drop.
SENIOR LAST SPIKE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT Come cheer on the Revelstoke Avalanche as they take on other teams from around the Southern Interior. At Revelstoke Secondary School.
SHANE KOYCZAN Internationally recognized author and spoken word artists Shane Koyczan has emerged as one of the most recognized poets in Canada after performing during the opening ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. His poetry is delivered in video, spoken word, operas and musically. At the Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20, available in advance through the Revelstoke Arts Council website.
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Climbers get new Victor Lake parking lot, courtesy Emcon
Gabriel Fava from Emcon (left) and Douglas Sproule work on a new parking lot for the Victor Lake Wall west of Revelstoke. ~ Photo contributed
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Revelstoke Climbers Coop The local rock climbing community received an early Christmas present last week when the highways maintenance contractor, Emcon Services, built a new car park for the climbers' access route to the bluffs above Victor Lake, off the Trans Canada Highway west of Revelstoke. Victor Lake Wall is the largest crag in the Revelstoke area and climbers have been recreating on it since Dean Flick completed its' first route, The Mission, in 2007. However, the previous parking for the crag, next to the lake, has always been a bit sketchy, especially in summer traffic, as it involved a left turn across the oncoming lane, with poor sight lines. It also necessitated climbers to walk along and across the highway. The new car park resolves these issues. From Revelstoke, the access to the parking lot is 13.1 kilometres west of the Highway 23 South traffic light, and is located near the middle of a long
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straight stretch, where a right turn onto a newly constructed gravel road leads to the parking area in approximately 150 metres. The car park and part of the access road are actually a recommissioning of the Eagle Pass Wagon Road, built from 1882-1884 by GB Wright with GJ Ainsworth. It was described afterwards as a "useless road" because it was superseded by the completion of the CP Rail line a year later. The rock climbing community will be glad to put this access to good use, and it's hoped that the establishment of a safe parking area will support the efforts that are underway to have the area designated a recreation site. At the moment, the climbers' access routes established in the area are rough and steep, and not well suited for walking or hiking. The Revelstoke Climbers' Coop and the Revelstoke Climbers Access Society would like to thank Gabriel Nava and his crew from Emcon Services for supporting the local community, and for their dedicated and professional maintenance of highway safety.
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email@example.com Revelstoke Cable isn't going down without a fight. Now known as YourLink Revelstoke, the smaller player in the local TV and Internet business has completed a rebranding and will be offering new, higher speed Internet service in order to compete with Telus. "One of the focuses on the relaunch is offering comparable packages as far as speed and bandwidth usage. That will happen in October," said Tracey Buckley, the manager of YourLink during an open last Wednesday, Sept. 30. The big news this year has been Telus' fibre optic network, which they've been rolling out across the town over the past few months. The major telecommunications company can now offer speed of up to 150 megabits per second (Mbps). In response, YourLink is undertaking upgrades of their own that they say will allow them to offer speeds of up to 60 Mbps — a substantial upgrade from the current maximum of six Mbps. To do that, they've installed a new back haul, which is the equipment that connects the network to the main broadband line into town. They will also be installing a new router to help disperse the connections, and a new service line so instead of all the traffic going through one cable, it will go through several. "We'll be able to offer our set of packages and we're going to be competitive with Telus in our prices for the same speed," said Buckley. YourLink is also changing its cable TV packages. It will be introducing a new basic TV package for $25, with pick-and-pay options available on top of that. The changes are mandated by the CRTC. Buckley said many people are still interested just in basic, analog cable. "There's a lot of people that don't want a digital box, they don't want a lot of technology confusing them," she said. Her other big emphasis was on customer service. She noted YourLink has an office in Revelstoke, with staff you can see in person, and technicians that can off make same-day calls. They also launched new Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages to communicate with their customers. While Buckley acknowledged YourLink has lost subscribers to Telus, it hasn't been because of customer service. "Everyone is happy with how responsive our service is," she said.
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NEWS Shopping centre, from page 5 Randy Driediger, the president of the chamber, said there should be more public input, noting only 36 out of more than 300 members responded to the chamber survey, and only 33 submitted public responses to the city. “The underlying question that I have is how do we get more of the public’s input on this?" he said.
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Kevin Dorrius, the head of Community Futures, said the development shouldn't be supported out of fear nothing else will come along. "The fear that no one’s ever going to want to do business again I feel is the worst reason to support it," he said. “I believe if people can make money, they’ll come with another project.” As the hearing neared the two hour mark, the developer Fraser Hall got up to speak
again. “I’m really impressed with the level of commentary," he said. He said he'd been involved in two hotel developments before that didn't go well, and he didn't want to go that route again. He said the images of the shopping centre that were provided were just concepts and could be revised. “My hypothesis is this will add traffic to downtown, as crazy as this sounds to this crowd," he said. “I’m up here saying I think
this is a strong benefit to this community and I would not be comfortable saying that if I didn’t truly believe it. “Without empirical evidence, I feel we’ll add value to downtown," he added. The public hearing ended two hours after it began. Now it will be up to the planning department to take what was said and prepare a report to council. The proposal still needs to go through third reading by council and get approval by the Ministry Transportation before it can be approved. “The community is split. I don’t know what the split is, but it’s going to be a difficult decision," said Mayor Mark McKee. *** Two days after the meeting, the Review spoke to Michael Spaull, the development manager for Hall Pacific. Spaull attended the public hearing but he didn't speak. He said despite the opposition expressed at the hearing, they were still interested in moving forward with the development. He said the concerns that were expressed were "unfounded, or they can be addressed with proper planning and by closely working with the city and the chamber of commerce." Spaull said that the conversations he had before filing the development application were positive. He contended there is a silent majority that supports the development. "It's our opinion this development as a whole has a huge potential to benefit Revelstoke as a whole," he said. He said Hall Pacific was open to working with the chamber of commerce to develop marketing opportunities to draw people into town. "One per cent of highway traffic stops in Revelstoke," he said. "If we can increase that to two per cent, it would more than offset the losses of revenue incurred by downtown businesses. There's too much to be gained here." However, he said that if council rejects the proposal, Hall Pacific won't come back with a different proposal. "We tried to be as clear as possible that what we're offering is a grocery-anchored development. That's what we can offer, those are the relations we have," he said. "It would be really hard for us to find any alternative solution to that." 8/18/15 9:44 AM
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ENTERTAINMENT Left: Artist Ron Nixon with one of his water colour paintings.; Right: Amanda Ecclestone is one of several potters with work on display at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Society this month. ~ Photos by Melissa Jameson
Art show presents pottery, pencil drawings MELISSA JAMESON Special to the Review
If you've never seen what Revelstokebased artist Ron Nixon can do with a pack of pencil crayons, purchased from the drug store, it's worth a visit to the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. His exhibition, entitled Waterworlds: Full Circle showcases his artistic ability, with pieces from 2005 to the present. While his earlier pieces are done entirely in drug-store pencil crayon, his more recent pieces incorporate water colour pencil as well as water colour paint for more of a flowing presence. “It's full circle for me because in 2005 I had my first show here [at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre],” said Nixon. Nixon says he has always loved art. He sold his first painting at 12 years old. He was living in Vancouver at the time and was interested in sign painting so much that he'd willingly skip school to hang out at a local sign painting shop. The first painting he sold was a sign. Then, when he was only 13 years old, he sold his first and only editorial cartoon to the Vancouver Sun. It was of Pierre Elliot Trudeau talking to Charles de Gaulle. He was paid $150 for his efforts. “That was my kick start,” said Nixon. He then joined the Royal Canadian Navy at the age of 17 and spent three
years in service, but that wasn't the end of his art career. As Nixon tells the story, he often missed duty watch as many of the officers wanted him to paint murals on their walls. Now, years later, Nixon says he tries to incorporate the styles of his two artistic heroes – Emily Carr and Robert Bateman into his work. “I like to think my work is a combination of the two,” he said. He also points out a bit of irony at the exhibition opening this past Friday. When he had his very first show in 2005 it was pouring rain. It happened to be raining quite heavily at this most recent exhibition opening as well. “I think I'll probably slow down from here,” said Nixon. “This is my fourth show in Revelstoke. I'd like to expand from here and maybe have my work in places like Kamloops or Vancouver.” *** Also on display at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre is Celebrating Year of the Craft: Clay. Various artists' work, including members of the Revelstoke Potters' Guild, are on display. In addition, works from more well known artists including Amanda Eccelston and Bob Kingsmill are on display. Eccelston's whimsical and detailed pottery is hugely inspired by the nautical. “I like to imagine it's a teapot or pottery
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submerged under water,” said Eccelston. “Lately I've been putting fishbones and skeletons because they contrast all the light.” Her inspiration for adding skeletons and fish bones came about when she first decided to add a tiny skeleton to her work. “It seemed to go with the nautical style,” she said. Granville/Coldstream based potter Bob Kingsmill also has his own unique pottery style — and an equally unique sense of humour. Many of his pieces have unusual titles, including the “Norwegian Chicken Wing Delivery System,” a piece that appears very much like a viking boat, but is intended to be used in a very utilitarian way — for serving chicken wings. Both Kingsmill and Eccelston pointed out that working with clay can be very daunting. “You're working with transformation,” said Kingsmill, who also shared that he once lost half of his kiln load. “You're going from wet clay to hard clay to firing the clay. The clay goes through rudeness. The stuff that goes on in the kiln with melting... periodically things can blow up.” Eccelston then points out the fragility of being a potter. “We're the only type of artist who trust a machine to finish our work,” she said.
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The Stanfields hit Revelstoke with new, heavier album in tow
The Stanfields play the Last Drop this Saturday, Oct. 10. ~ Photo contributed
firstname.lastname@example.org All the way from Nova Scotia, The Stanfields are about to hit Revelstoke as part of a cross-Canada tour. Their music mixes heavy rock with a traditional Maritime sound. Their latest album, Modem Operandi, is considered their heaviest yet. They'll be playing songs off Modem Operandi this Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Last Drop. Tickets are $10. We caught up with them via e-mail just as they hit B.C. earlier this week.
1. This is considered your heaviest album to date. What inspired the shift in that direction? Collectively, I think we were feeling like it was a proper move, considering we had previously released an all acoustic record (For King and Country). There was a certain amount of obnoxious feedback that we needed to get out of the system. The songs also dictated our approach. 2. What was the song writing and recording process like for your new album Modem Operandi? It began as a collection of rough demos that I made up in my home studio and shared with the guys. From there, we went through an intensive demo and arrangement process
at Auratone Studios, a wonderful little studio in Bavaria, while we were in the midst of a summer festival tour over in Europe. It was definitely the most care we had ever put into the pre-production process. 3. How's your cross-Canada tour going? I've talked to lots of bands who have made the trip and it gets mixed reviews. What are your highlights and lowlights? They say there is a broken up band for every mile of the Trans-Canada highway. Luckily, touring is old hat to us, so there aren’t too many highs or lows. Just a nice comfortable medium. The shows are going great and everyone is smiling. 4. As an east coast band, do you notice any differences between audiences over there, versus audiences out here in Western Canada? Nothing worth mentioning, although a lot of Maritimers tend to come out of the wood work everywhere we go. 5. If you could set up your own dream show, what three other bands would you play with, why and where? Springsteen, Planxty and Queens of the Stone Age would be ridiculous. We would perform at my uncle’s camp back in NS. These are three of my all time favourite performers and writers. 6. What is a Stanfields show like? Depends on the night. These days we are touring our rock show, so it’s pretty loud, high energy fun. Thats the currency we deal in. Thats the way we like it.
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From left: RAOP members Larry Camozzi, Cecilia Roebuck, Peter Waters and Jackie Heppell. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
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email@example.com When Peter Waters helped found the Revelstoke Awareness & Outreach Program 10 years ago, there wasn't much discussion about mental health issues. Since then, he feels the conversation has come a long way. "10 years ago there was hardly anything out there at all," he told me last week. "Really, the awareness in Revelstoke about mental health issue has come leaps and bounds, and thank God." I spoke to Waters, who has bipolar disorder, during RAOP's 10th anniversary open house at their club house next to the Regent last Wednesday. The group was founded as a way for people with mental health issues to come together, talk about their problems and be social. "There was nowhere for people like myself to come to be with other people who are in the same situation," said Waters. "All it was before was going to see a psychiatrist or counsellor. There was nowhere for us to be together." RAOP was founded with about 20 members. The group has lost members — some moved away, while others died. Now, there's a core group of about a dozen who head downtown to take part in things like games day, take art classes, or just sit and talk. "It's a safe place for people to come to coffee, chat about what's going in their lives. It just a community who have similar issues," said Waters. Cecilia Roebuck, who has schizophrenia, said RAOP keeps her busy and gets her out of the house. "All the time I'm home, it's not good for me," she said. "It's been helping me in a lot of different ways." Jackie Heppell, another founding member, said many people with mental health issues feel a stigma and might tend to hide at home. RAOP gives them a safe place to get out. "We can't stay at home," she said. "This is a great place to come. It's lots of fun, it's safe." Last month, RAOP held an art show at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Roebuck and Heppell both took part. Waters said it was a "great source of pride" to the group. "What's exciting about RAOP, the art group, they don't copy what they see," he said. "Each will interpret that in their own way. That's very, very exciting." Waters said the conversation around mental health has increased dramatically in Revelstoke over the years. He noted there's much more talk in the schools, and the series of articles on mental health written by Dr. David Smith and published by the Review. "One of the things I meant to do with creating RAOP is to help remove the stigma to mental health," said Water. "We all have different hurdles in our lives. This is one of them. It's no different to someone struggling with their tricky heart. These are all disabilities."
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Saturday October 10th vs. Osoyoos Puck Drops at 7:00 p.m.
Sat. October 17th vs. Columbia Valley Puck Drops at 7:00 p.m.
All fixtures played at the Revelstoke Forum
Big Bend Development and Hall Pacific are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement for Hall Pacific to acquire the 9.5 acre parcel of land at the intersection of the Trans Canada Highway and Highway 23 North. Hall Pacific is currently seeking the necessary approvals to build a highway oriented shopping plaza on this gateway property. Some of the benefits to Revelstoke include: • • • • •
$20 Million investment in the community 200 construction and 200 permanent jobs $500,000 annual tax revenue New shopping options for highway traffic and locals Tenant opportunities for local businesses
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Columbia Shuswap Regional District residential metal & organic waste DISPOSAL EVENT
Grass Clippings • Leaves • Prunings • Brush & Weeds • Tree limbs up to 8” in diameter
Fridges • Air Conditioners • Freezers • Hot Water Tanks • Bath Tubs • Stoves • Clothes Washers & Dryers
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at all Landfills and Transfer Stations during regular hours of operation (excluding Trout Lake)
Barbecues • Lawn Mowers • Angle Iron • Bed Springs • Propane Tanks • Metal Doors • Metal Window Frames • Plate Steel (small pieces) • Metal Roofing • Metal Siding • Old Plumbing • Bicycles Metal Toys (wagons, etc.) • Swing Sets • Metal Yard Tools
Fridges, freezers, water coolers, air conditioners, etc. that contain FREON will be subject to a $15/unit Freon removal fee
NO wood attached. NO auto parts. NO auto bodies. NO commercial wastes, NO fluids such as oil and gas and NO Prohibited wastes. All other refuse delivered to the refuse disposal site on these days will be assessed the applicable refuse disposal fee. All commercial loads are subject to disposal fees.
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Julia Dorrius strikes the ball during her straight-set win over Bryce Turner during the Revelstoke Junior Squash Open last weekend. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
Online Land of Thundering Snow exhibit launched
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firstname.lastname@example.org After countless hours of research and meticulous documentation, Canada’s first virtual avalanche exhibit, Land of Thundering Snow, will be launched on the Virtual Museum of Canada website this week. Available in English and French, the exhibit can be accessed at www. landofthunderingsnow.ca Snow avalanches have impacted Canadians for more than a century, from the tragic deaths of 58 rail workers in Rogers Pass in 1910, to the creation of organizations like Avalanche Canada in 2004. Until now, however, the history of avalanches has not been gathered in one place. In 2012, Revelstoke Museum & Archives received $235,000 through the Virtual Exhibits Investment Program of the Virtual Museum of Canada to create a virtual exhibit about the history of snow research and avalanche safety in Canada. The virtual museum was initially managed by the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) and is now managed by the Canadian Museum of History, with the financial support of the Government of Canada. Project partners are Parks Canada, Avalanche Canada, Revelstoke Railway Museum, and Okanagan College. Retired Parks Canada biologist and naturalist Dr. John Woods developed the content for Land of Thundering Snow, unveiling many previously unheard of stories connected to avalanches. His first-hand knowledge of the history of Glacier National Park’s avalanche control program – the first of its kind in Canada – makes him an expert in the field. Woods painstakingly documented the country’s 870 avalanche-related deaths from the past 150 years, which can be accessed on the site via an interactive map of Canada. The website also features more than one hour of video content and interviews with those involved in avalanche safety. Earlier this year, Revelstoke Museum & Archives opened a physical hands-on avalanche exhibit to compliment Land of Thundering Snow.
If you’re ready to vote early, you can vote at your advance polling place between October 9 and 12, from noon to 8:00 p.m. Or you can vote at any Elections Canada office across the country any day until October 13 at 6:00 p.m. For all voting locations, check your voter information card, visit elections.ca or call 1-800-463-6868 ( TTY 1-800-361-8935). Elections Canada has all the information you need to be ready to vote.
Xavier Roepcke took first place in the first ever Revelstoke Junior Squash Open last weekend at the Racquet Den. 15 youth aged 10 to 15 took part in the weekend event. They were divided into two groups, with the older players in Flight 1 and the younger in Flight 2. Boys and girls competed against eachother. Roepcke, from Penticton, won flight one, defeating Revelstoke's Conner McCabe in the final. Ryan Howe, 10, the youngest player in the tournament, won Flight 2, beating Austin Desmazes in the final. Other strong Revelstoke performances include Julia Dorrius, who finished third in Flight 1, and her 12-year-old sister, who finished fifth in Flight 1, despite playing against boys up to three years older — including one she beat 3-0. Organizer Kevin Dorrius said it was a great weekend, and they will look to build on it for next year's event. The Revelstoke junior squash team is now getting ready for the BC Junior Open in Vancouver from October 16–18. It's one of two major tournaments on the BC Junior circuit, and Dorrius expects the Revelstoke team to produce some strong results. The Racquet Den will be hosting the annual Bear's Den Classic tournament from October 23-25.
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Grizzlies go winless on East Kootenay road trip ALEX COOPER
MLA Meeting Day Tuesday, October 13th Please call 1 866 870 4188 to book an appointment
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Land located north of Revelstoke, B.C., near the Mica Generating Station. The Lands File for this application is 4405634. Written comments concerning this application should be directed to FrontCounter B.C., 1902 Theatre Road, Cranbrook, B.C., V1C 7G1 or email to: AuthorizingAgency.Cranbrook@gov.bc.ca. Comments will be received by MFLNRO up to October 30, 2015. MRLNRO may not be able to consider comments received after this date.
Dave Treadway skis in the mountains near Stewart, B.C., during filming of Conquering the Useless. The movie stars Cody Townsend and features his wife Elyse Saugstad, Dave Treadway and Revelstoke's Chris Rubens. The documentary tracks their adventures by snowmobile and skis into remote mountain ranges throughout B.C. and Alaska. The film is screening at the Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre this Friday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10, available at Skookum. All proceeds will go to the Capow Fund, which is being set up to help kids access avalanche education. ~ Photo by Chris Rubens
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Revelstoke Grizzlies defenceman Kenny Batke defends a Fernie rush during Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Ghost Riders.
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The Revelstoke Grizzlies lost all three games on its East Kootenay road trip last weekend. Revelstoke hit the road for games against three of the league's top team's so far this season — the Kimberley Dynamiters, Fernie Ghostriders and Creston Valley Thunder Cats. On Friday, the Grizzlies were in Kimberley for a rematch against the Dynamiters, who defeated Revelstoke 4-3 the previous Saturday. The two teams battled in a tight-checking game that was marred by a third period brawl. After a scoreless first, the teams traded goals in the second period, with Tommy Bodtker scoring twice for Revelstoke. Kyle Berry scored 5:31 into the third to put Revelstoke up 3-2, but Korbyn Chabot tied the game with a power play goal with less than a minute to play in the third to send the game to overtime. There, Keenan Haase scored Kimberley's fourth power play goal of the game to give his team a 4-3 win. Three players get kicked out on each team after a brawl about six minutes into the third period. Michael Lenko stopped 23 shots in nets for Revelstoke. On Saturday, Revelstoke was in Fernie to play the Ghostriders. Special teams hurt the Grizzlies, with Fernie scoring twice on the power play en route to a 4-1 victory. Louie Federico scored the Grizzlies lone goal. Goaltender Aidan Doak, who starred for the Grizzlies last season, made his return to the lineup in the loss, giving up four goals on 28 shots. On Sunday, Revelstoke was in Creston to face the Thunder Cats in an afternoon game. Once again, special teams were the Grizzlies achilles heel, as they gave up two power play goals and one short handed goal in a 5-1 loss. Wyatt Gottschalk scored Revelstoke's lone goal. Lenko was in nets for Revelstoke, stopping 26 of 30 shots he faced. The Grizzlies outshot their opponents in all three games. Revelstoke plays once this weekend, when they host the Osoyoos Coyotes at the Forum on Saturday, Oct. 10. The team currently has a 2-5-0-1 record, good for fourth place in the Doug Birks Division.
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Name: ________________________________________________________________________________________ Phone Number: ________________________________________________________________________________ Tie Breaking Questions: 1. How many points will the Art Ross Trophy winner accumulate? (Top Point Getter) ______________________________________________________________________________ 2. How many goals will the Maurice Richard trophy winner score? (Top Goal Scorer) ______________________________________________________________________________ 3. Who will win the President’s Trophy? (Team with the most points at the end of the season) _________________________________________________ How to Play: Circle/Tick Box of one Player from each group below and answer all three tie-breaking questions. Rules: 1. $10.00 per entry cash only; money must accompany entry form. 2. All entries must be under individual name. Please do not use nicknames. Max 18 letters. 3. Goals and assists will be worth one point each. 4. Entries must be returned to the Revelstoke Review office or Legends-N-Heroes by noon on October 13th, 2015. 5. Entry forms may NOT be changed after they have been submitted. 6. The poolie with the most points at the end of the regular season will be awarded the GRAND PRIZE. If there is a tie, TIE BREAKING QUESTION 1 will determine a winner. If necessary, TIE BREAKING QUESTION 2 will be used, then TIE BREAKING QUESTION 3. If two or more poolies are still tied, a random draw will determine the prize winners. 8. Pool picks will not be photocopied or returned to player after picks submitted, please use “Your Picks.” 9. Cash prizes awarded at end of regular season, amount will be determined by number of entries.
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Place of Worship C3 Church 108 1st St. West above the Royal Bank Service Time 10 am Service 2nd Thursday of each month 7 pm at the church. 250 837-4894 www.c3revelstoke.ca Fellowship Baptist Church Worship Service - 10:30 am Life Groups various locations and times through the week Summit Kids: Sun during the service (Nursery to Gr 4) K-Four Street: Tue at 6 pm (K - Gr 4) Stoked Youth: Wed at 7 pm (Gr 8 - 12) Highway 57: Thu at 7 pm (Gr 5 - 7) Pastors: Jordan Eadie Jason Harder 1806 Colbeck Rd 837-9414 www.revelstokebaptist.com
Revelstoke United Church 314 Mackenzie Ave 250 837-3198 firstname.lastname@example.org Visit us at revelstokeunitedchurch.com Open Sundays only in June and July 9am to noon Closed in August Crystal Bowl meditation will resume in September. Rev. Kenneth C. Jones
Seventh-Day Adventist Church Saturday Service Sabbath School 9:30 am Worship Service 11 am 662 Big Eddy Road 250 837-3917 or 250 837-9662 Pastor David Rodriguez 250 515-0488
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Mass Times: Saturday 5 pm Sunday 9 am Father Aaron de Dios 250 837-2071 email@example.com 510 Mackenzie Avenue
St. Peter’s Anglican Church Sunday 10 am Holy Eucharist Family Worship Service ALL ARE WELCOME Parish Hall Rentals call 250 837-5426 Church Phone 622 2nd St. West (wheelchair access) 1 250 463 - 2475
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It is with great sadness we announce that Mary McAskill passed away at Mount Cartier Court on September 22, 2015, in the company of her daughters, Catherine and Heather. Born in Vancouver, BC on September 23, 1936, Mary relocated to Revelstoke in 1968. Predeceased by her love, Alistair in 1996 and her parents, Catherine Macdonald in 1967 and Donald Macdonald in 1970.
SHIFT RADIO OPERATOR/ OFFICE ASSISTANT – REVELSTOKE, BC TWO AS & WHEN/ON CALL POSITION Proudly Serving Western Canada Since 1988 Emcon Services Inc., Road and Bridge Maintenance Contractor in the Selkirk Area are looking for two as and when Radio Operator’s for the current winter season. These position’s are required in the Radio Room at our Revelstoke Ofce. Under the supervision of the Radio Room Supervisor or designate, this position is the communication / coordination center for weather data, highway condition reporting, snow avalanche response, men and equipment location and ofce procedures. The successful candidate must have the following skills, abilities and experience: • Grade 12 education • Strong computer knowledge, including Microsoft Ofce Products • Geographical knowledge of West, East Columbia and Central Kootenay Regions • Good communication skills and diplomacy in dealing with the general public and supervisory personnel • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, specically a clear voice tone • Must be highly motivated individual and be able to work with minimal supervision • Mature, condent and the ability to work independently and to focus on detail, accuracy and condentiality • Willing to work weekends and shift work • Knowledge and experience with telephone system, 2-Way Radios, Computers, Fax Machine Proviso: • Shift Work The radio room operates seven (7) days per week, three (3) shifts per day: 5:00 am to 1:00 pm 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm 9:00 pm to 5:00 am Wages as per the BCGEU Collective Agreement. Qualied applicants are invited to submit resumes along with a photocopy of their driver’s license, and an up to date driver’s abstract and references to: Emcon Services Inc. Attn: Executive Assistant Box 2700, 723 Hwy 23 South, Revelstoke, BC V0E 2S0 Fax: 250-837-3136 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Please be advised only short listed candidates will be contacted & pre-employment drug testing is a requirement. Cut off date is October 07, 2015
Ronald Murray Rutherford Born November 8th, 1915 in Revelstoke, BC. Passed away peacefully on September 15, 2015 in Vancouver. Youngest son of Jessie and Jock Rutherford. Predeceased by his first wife, Beatrice Rutherford, and his daughter, Carol McRae. Survived by his wife Nettie Barad, children Janet Lynn Rutherford, Murray Rutherford, and Sherrill Rutherford, grandchildren Alwyn Rutherford, Trevor Rutherford, and Bradley McRae, and greatgranddaughters Asia and Marina McRae.
Survived by her loving daughters, Catherine (Dwayne) Bellerose of Revelstoke and Heather (Kevin) Bakay of Kelowna and step-daughter Sharon (Michael) Shepherd of Kelowna; grandchildren Emma and Hannah Bellerose, Meghan and Ainsley Bakay, Sean Shepherd, Nicole (James) Lamey and greatgrandchildren Adam and Sophie Lamey; along with extended family members, outstanding neighbours and friends. Upon high school graduation, Mary was employed in accounting functions at various car dealerships in the Vancouver area. After her marriage to Al in 1967 and her relocation to Revelstoke, Mary worked for a short while as a library clerk for School District #19 before turning to the job she truly excelled at, that of a full-time mother and chief organizer of the busy household. Mom took this job very seriously and took a lead role in the school parent councils and events and all other activities of Catherine and Heather. In addition, Mary was devoted and supportive of Al’s many community organizations and herself being a very active member and volunteer in the community of Revelstoke. Mary returned to the workforce in 1986 at the Okanagan Regional Library as a part-time community librarian. This seemed an ideal match where she could combine her love of reading umpteen books a week while socializing with the library patrons. Once her granddaughter Emma was born in 1998, Mary decided that working 1 day a week was less fun than boarding a bus to go visit in St. Albert. Mary grew up next to a bowling alley in Vancouver and she was an active bowler in Vancouver and Revelstoke for many years. In more recent years she enjoyed many laughs, strong friendships and activities with her red hat group. Fridays were always reserved for Rummoli night with the ladies! Mom and Joy could often be seen for lunch at Emo’s, their favorite restaurant. Mary enjoyed a quiet game of solitaire with the bagpipes playing in the background and always had a stack of crossword books on the go. Many thanks to Dr. Sara Brown for her care of mom and to the dedicated caregivers at Mount Cartier Court for their compassion and assistance provided during her 11 month residency. A memorial service was held at the Revelstoke United Church, Saturday, September 26th at 11am with Reverend Ken Jones officiating. Cremation. Flowers are gratefully declined in favour of donations to the Revelstoke Community Foundation, Box 2398, Revelstoke, B.C., V0E 2S0 or the Alzheimer Society of British Columbia. Arrangements are in the care of Brandon/Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke, BC. Online condolences may be sent through Mary’s obituary at www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com
After graduating from McGill University in engineering, Ron had a long and successful career as an engineer and business executive. He worked with Shawinigan Water & Power Company in Quebec and Bechtel Engineering in California, and eventually became a vice president of Westcoast Transmission Company and president of Pacific Northern Gas in BC. As a young man, Ron excelled as an all round athlete. His main sports were basketball, tennis, golf and ski jumping. He played for and captained the McGill varsity basketball team, coached basketball after graduating, and played on a Navy team in Halifax when he served there during the war. Ron’s other passion was music. His sister Ruby gave him a clarinet when he was young, and he became an avid fan of big band music. He played clarinet and saxophone, arranged music, and led big bands in Montreal and Vancouver. In retirement Ron formed and led the Preservation of Swing Orchestra, and in collaboration with Nettie, established the Society for the Preservation of Swing and Big Band Music. They held monthly dances in the Vancouver area, filling large hotel ballrooms and providing entertainment and enjoyment for the many people who shared their love of swing music. In everything Ron did, he was truly a leader. We miss him. Visit www.mbfunerals.com to send a private condolence.
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To Christopher Cota, current owner of the 54 ft X 12 ft. mobile home manufactured in 1971 by Safeway, Duchess model, located at #4-1079 Lundell St, Revelstoke: the landlords, Harold and Lois Zseder, DBA as Allen’s Trailer Court, 35927 Sundew Pl, Abbotsford, BC V3G 1E9 will dispose of above property unless owner takes possession of the property, establishes a right to possession of it or makes an application to the court to establish such a right within 30 days. This is the third of five publications of this notice.
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Celebrating the winners
The Revelstoke Review celebrated the winners of its second annual Best of Revelstoke survey last week at our office by give out certificates to the top three finishers in each category. Not everyone made it, so if you did finish in the top three, come by our office to pick up your award. With 1,108 responses, our readers survey was a huge success, but we still want to know ways to make it better. Have a suggestion? Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. ~ Photo by Rob Stokes, Revelstoke Review
Kootenay–Columbia Authorized by the Official Agent for David Wilks
Authorized by the Offcial Agent for David Wilks
David Wilks works diligently with the Province, Regional Districts, and Municipalities identifying opportunities to bring government services to Kootenay–Columbia residents. – Mayor Lee Pratt
David makes a significant contribution to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights. – Hon. Peter McKay pc, qc
City of Cranbrook
Attorney General of Canada
Authorized by the Offcial Agent for David Wilks
It’s IMPORTANT to get out and VOTE Monday Oct. 19
Conservative Candidate • Kootenay–Columbia Advance Voting Polls are open from noon to 8:00 p.m. October 9–12
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October 07, 2015 edition of the Revelstoke Times Review