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Nanaimo Foundation wants REMEMBER... to raise it’s Ladysmith profile the eleventh hour Nov. 30 ‘community engagement’ meeting open to all of the eleventh day of the eleventh month by Craig Spence

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The Nanaimo Foundation, which has been raising funds for community organizations in the geographic area encompassed by School District 68, wants to raise its profile in Ladysmith. So you are invited to a ‘community engagement’ meeting Nov. 30 at the Eagles Hall, 921 First Ave from 7 to 8 p.m. Laurie Bienert, development officer for the Nanaimo Foundation, said the ‘top objectives for our presentation and discussion on building vibrancy, health and resiliency in Ladysmith’ will be: • Providing clarity on what a community foundation is and how we operate.

• Providing greater sup- head raises concern for port to Ladysmith chari- Ladysmith residents. ties. “We are not increas- “I would agree with that ing our presence in the statement,â€? she said in an Ladysmith community to interview with The Chrontake away from any fund- icle. “It would be top-ofraising efforts by local or- mind for me, if I was a ganizations,â€? Bienert said. resident of Ladysmith.â€? “Our goal is to add to their But she disagrees with initiatives.â€? the sentiment. The idea • Listening to Ladysmith is to enlarge the basket, residents and gaining a not raid it. “We don’t stronger understanding of want to see funds leavwhere the needs are great- ing Ladysmith,â€? Bienert est in the community. said. “We want to in• Bringing everyone to crease the funds raised in the table to stimulate new Ladysmith.â€? ideas, and share our ideas The Nanaimo Foundaon how to build participa- tion has expertise and retion and strengthen com- sources that can help the munity philanthropy in community of Ladysmith Ladysmith. do that, and Bienert Bienert knows percep- pointed out that it’s not tions about an organiza- just money that needs to tion begin with its name, be raised, it’s awareness though, and she admits the about community needs, prominence of ‘Nanaimo’ and how they can be met. in the foundation’s letterSee Foundation, Page 3

Arson suspected in house fire RCMP and Ladysmith Fire & Rescue investigators are treating a fire that seriously damaged a house at Fourth Ave. and Greenhorn Place as arson. “We’re into an arson investigation right now,� said Cpl. Rick Fraser with the RCMP. Ladysmith Mayor Aaron Stone was presented with the First Poppy of the annual Poppy “We consider it a set fire.� Campaign, which honours ‘those who serve,’ and raises funds in support of veterans and On Tuesday, Oct. 27 fire their families. Ladysmith Legion Branch 171 President Gary Phillips presented the poppy at and an RCMP forensic the Cenotaph. More on Page 4 of today’s Chronicle. Craig Spence team was still collecting

   

   

   

evidence at the home, a motorcycle lying on its side on Greenhorn Place, just off the property. Fraser said charges were being contemplated but that the suspect, who was in hospital, was not available to be interviewed. No-one was injured in the fire, and police have identified only the one A motorcycle, abandoned at the suspect. scene of an Oct. 25 house fire

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N. Cowichan offering rebates for new washing machines North Cowichan residents are eligible for rebates of $100 to $200 on the price of a high efficiency washing machine during what is being billed as ‘Offtober, a month of saving power and money.’ BC Hydro is offering the rebates on select Energy Star® high efficiency washing machines. The cash-back offer is only available until Nov. 30, and only North Cowichan residents are eligible for the higher rebates. “This rebate program is intended to highlight energy and water savings in our households,” said North Cowichan Mayor Jon Lefebure, “and we are pleased to be partnering with BC Hydro on this initiative that helps our community to reach our energy conservation goals.”

Tommy Douglas legend relived When Tommy Douglas was the member of parliament for Lake Cowichan, he probably never imagined that someday his name and the story of his life would help the community to preserve its own history. The Kaatza Historical Society presents Tommy Douglas: the Arrows of Desire Nov. 6 to 8 at the Lake Cowichan School Theatre. The society is raising funds to build an annex at the museum. The play is written and performed by John Nolan who makes his home in Lake Cowichan. Tickets are $20, $15 for seniors and students at the Kaatza Station Museum, Lake Cowichan Curves, Ten Old Books and Dunan Garage.

A quick fix for VW emissions Craig Spence the chronicle

For Volkswagen diesel owners who want to fix their cars’ environmental emissions performance without fixing the numbers, there’s a solution just down the road at Duncan’s biodiesel co-op. The co-op, which has been recycling cooking oil from restaurants and commercial kitchens into biodiesel fuel that can go almost straight into the tank of most diesel engines, responded to news that Volkwagen has been cooking its emission numbers with a simple message: Change your fuel. “The Cowichan Biodiesel Co-op (CBDC) has been supplying 100 per cent renewable biodiesel, made from recycled cooking oils, as a petro-diesel alternative since 2005,” said CBDC Project Manager Hassaan Rahim in an October media release. So even if your VW engine isn’t running up to snuff – environmentally speaking – you can still drive the car with a clear conscience if you simply start filling up with biodiesel. That some diesel auto manufacturers were cheating was, perhaps, news; that all cars, no matter how finely tuned, pollute shouldn’t have been, Rahim pointed out. In fact, even for diesels that are genuinely high performance when it comes to emissions, using biodiesel whenever possible makes sense. “Even the ones that pass emissions testing are still releasing greenhouse gases and toxins into the atmosphere,” Rahim said. “With this recent news, now we just know that some cars pollute more than

we previously thought.” Electric vehicles are a good alternative – if you can afford the switch, and if you can be sure the source of your electricity is non-polluting. But for the many diesel owners who are still making payments on their vehicles, biodiesel is a viable green alternative. “Biodiesel offers well-documented environmental, mechanical and human health benefits,” Rahim said. “It reduces CO2 and other harmful emissions to the atmosphere and our lungs, including an 80 to 90 per cent reduction in PAHs and other carcinogens.” PAHs (Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons) are ‘reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen’ according to the Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry. Making the switch from harmful petro-diesel to biodiesel is easy, Rahim said, “For Volkswagen owners asking themselves what to do next, biodiesel is a ‘drop-in’ fuel that can be used now in existing diesel vehicles with little or no modifications needed.” Asked how complicated it is to switch from petrol to biodiesel, Rahim said the transition is easy, and biodiesel users can switch back and forth. “We recommend easing your car to using biodiesel, so starting with a 50 per cent blend for a few times and then going up to 100 per cent biodiesel,” he explained. Biodiesel is available at the Cowichan Biodiesel Co-op, 55 Station St, Duncan (phone 250-748-2694 for information or visit smellbetter.org). Rahim noted that a ‘growing BC Biofuel Network’ also makes biodiesel available in Victoria and Vancouver.

Biodiesel is a good environmental option proponents say

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Sgt. Ken Brissard, appointed ‘interim’ Commander of the Ladysmith RCMP detachment.

‘Interim’ RCMP commander plans to stay in Ladysmith Craig Spence the chronicle

Sgt. Ken Brissard, who spoke to the Chronicle five days after arriving in town to take over command of the Ladysmith RCMP detachment on an ‘interim’ basis, comes from a long line of RCMP members – and the 25 year veteran was first in that line. His oldest daughter is a member serving on the West Shore. Her husband joined the force and is posted to the Island District headquarters. His second daughter is a dispatcher on Vancouver Island. His third daughter’s husband is ‘in depot,’ about to complete his training and report to a detachment in Alberta. Brissard didn’t lay claim to title of the RCMP’s most effective recruitment officer, but it doesn’t take long to come to the conclusion he’s a man who loves his job and has a clear grasp of what the

RCMP motto – Maintain the “Our role is to gather the eviRight – means. dence and give it to the proseAdopted in 1873, the motto cution services in B.C.,” he said. is “embedded in the crest There’s another aspect to enof the RCMP,” he said. Law forcing the law that’s important enforcement is a complex to Brissard: communication. job, that has to deal with just “That’s our message when we about every shade of grey, talk to people and we talk to but the touchstone is “a very community groups,” he said. simple statement” about the “Phone us. Just phone us. Don’t need for RCMP officers to discount your spider sense.” make communities safe and Brissard also thinks it’s imsecure – places where people portant to communicate with have a “right to live by our people – especially youth – democratic values.” who are getting themselves In Brissard’s perspective, into trouble. That can include that mandate harkens right anything from a conversation back to the Canadian Char- on the street, to restorative ter of Rights and Freedoms. justice for someone who has “There is no way I could put already committed a crime. on this uniform and sit in this For some offenders, “It’s chair if I didn’t believe in the very powerful when I sit Charter of Rights,” he said. across from you and hear When it comes down to in- about how your life was afvestigating crime, the RCMP fected,” he said of restorative is one arm of a larger process, justice sessions. which sometimes appears Brissard said he should grindingly slow to the pub- know in two or three months lic, but which has to be me- if his ‘interim’ designation ticulous to ensure everyone’s will be changed to permanent. rights are protected.

Foundation hopes to raise profile

From Page 1 “We recognize that raising funds to tackle an issue is only part of any solution,” she said. “We also engage citizens, organizations, and governments, and invite them to work together and contribute their time, ideas, expertise, and energy to address community needs. “We believe this is the most meaningful and effective way to make lasting improvements. A gift

of time is as valuable as a monetary gift.” When it comes to funding, though, she said organizations in Ladysmith may not know that they can apply to the Nanaimo Foundation, and contribute to it knowing their contributions will make a difference here. “I suspect most Ladysmith non-profits do not apply to us for funding or hold endowment funds with us as they don’t know we ex-

ist,” Bienert said. “We want to change that. And when generous donors provide gifts of perpetuity to us— their community foundation – we want them to have a guarantee that Ladysmith funds will stay in Ladysmith.” Grants provided in Ladysmith, include: The Ladysmith Resources Centre Association, The Ladysmith Boys & Girls Club and The Ladysmith Kinsmen.

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Ladysmith Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 171 members Thelma Neale and Bill Hopkins gratefully accepted a donation to the Poppy Fund from Tavel Drinkwater, who was in uniform as a ‘generic pirate’ for Halloween, and son Ezekiel, who was trying out his pumpkin costume. The annual Poppy Campaign honours those who serve and raises funds in support of veterans and their families. From the last Friday in October to Remembrance Day, all Canadians are encouraged to wear a Poppy in recognition of those who gave their lives for our freedom. Craig Spence

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Canada’s top court has upheld B.C.’s tough system of roadside penalties for impaired drivers, including vehicle impoundments, stiff fines and immediate 90-day licence suspensions. The Supreme Court of Canada handed down twin judgments Friday that back key elements of the provincial government’s policy after it was challenged by motorists. Justices said there was “no doubt” automatic roadside prohibitions are within the province’s jurisdiction and a valid regulatory measure. They rejected the argument of opponents that the penalties effectively create an offence that requires a right to a fair trial, not an instant decision by police after a failed blood-alcohol reading on a portable device. The court found the province’s “pressing and substantial” goal of enacting the scheme “was not to oust the criminal law, but rather to prevent death and serious injury on public roads by removing drunk drivers and de-

terring impaired driving.” Roadside penalties have largely supplanted criminal investigations and prosecutions for impaired driving in B.C. The amount of time and money expended on drunk driving cases in the courts and by police is down because of the nearly 70 per cent drop in impaired charges. Police still pursue criminal charges in cases of injury or death due to drunk driving. Defence lawyers have criticized the immediate roadside prohibitions as a de facto decriminalization of most cases of impaired driving. Although drivers who are caught and punished at roadside face stiff sanctions, they do not usually risk an impaired driving conviction and criminal record. Also before the courts was the constitutionality of the compulsory demand to provide a breath sample or face roadside penalties. A majority of Supreme Court justices said the original 2010 provision did violate the Charter of Rights protection against

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Off-road registration required Unregistered riders face fine of up to $5,000, impoundment of vehicles As of Nov. 1 owners of offroad vehicles have to get them registered, or face big fines. A new registration system for off-road vehicles became mandatory at the beginning of this month, so if you own a dirt bike, quad, snow mobile or a side-by-side, you are legally required to plate and insure the vehicle if you are riding it any other place than on private land. Failure to do so will put you at risk of a $5,000 fine and impoundment of your vehicle. “We’ve already seen a lot of clients in the branches but expect more before the deadline at the end of the month,” said Jodi Meldrum, a manager of insurance services with Island Savings in late October. The new registration system, introduced by Ministry of Forests, Lands & Resources last November, is designed to catch rogue operators and joyriders who put others in danger. It will also cut down on theft and the re-sale value of stolen units. “Any operator crossing the highway, riding on crown land, decommissioned and active logging roads or loading and unloading their units in a

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Quamichan Lake has been short listed as the location for a new National Rowing Centre of Excellence, the Municipality of North Cowichan has announced. “We are very excited at the prospect of having such a high-profile, national organization like Rowing Canada considering locating here in our community,” Mayor Jon Lefebure said in a release. “The positive example set by these talented athletes would be an incredible benefit for our youth.” Rowing Canada is interested in both private and public sites on the Lake, and will be undertaking a comprehensive site analysis and consultation process. If North Cowichan is chosen, Lefebure said, “The increase in our profile not only nationally, BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: NANAIMO CONCERT BAND PRESENTS

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CHURCH DIRECTORY Attend regularly the church Welcome to of your choice. St. Mary’s 1149 Fourth Ave, Ladysmith, 250-245-8221 Lead Pastor Jim & Marlene Raddatz Assistant Pastor David & Lisa Nadon All services 10:30 am (Nursery & Children’s classes available) Mid - week groups for Children, Preteens, Teens and Adult Life Studies

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Search and Rescue buoyed by Co-op John Davis, President, of the Ladysmith & District Marine Rescue Society, along with Ian Kelly, Harry Virtanen and Brian Cromp are presented a cheque by Barb Peters Mid Island Co-op’s Funds Allocation Committee funding Chair. Mid Island Co-op has donated $2,250 toward the District Marine Rescue Society for its training facility and fuel needs, it was announced Oct. 30.

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Flu vaccinations will be available for all those eligible at the Ladysmith Health & Community Services Fair, Nov. 9, at Frank Jameson Community Centre from 1 to 4 p.m. More information about flu vaccinations at viha.ca/flu.

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OTHER REMEMBRANCE DAY EVENTS November 6th- 2 pm - Color Party & Band visits the Lodge on 4th November 6th- 10:30 am - Color Party & Band visits LaRosa November 8th- 9 am St. Mary’s Catholic Church November 10th- 10:45 am - Color Party & Band visits Ladysmith Secondary School


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Rebound The LSS Senior girls volleyball team attended the Duncan Christian/ Cowichan Secondary Senior Girls Volleyball Invitational Oct. 30 and 31. They won one game and lost two tough ones in overtime on Friday to put them on the consolation side for the remainder of the tournament, where they won all their games on Saturday, including the final against Cowichan Secondary School.

United Way movie night raised $14,000 United Way Central we were expecting atand Northern Vancou- tendance to drop,” said ver Island (UWCNVI) Gillian Tidey, Resource had record-breaking at- Development Associate tendance with over 700 with United Way. teens at their annual all “It took a little longer night movie fundraiser than expected to get all at Galaxy Cinemas on the teens through the Friday, Oct. 9. door, but overall a very This was the tenth successful event!” year United Way hosted “I have participated in their annual Starlight the Starlight Film FesFilm Festival, a major tival for several years fundraising event in now and I’m impressed Nanaimo. with how this event has “Last year we had 600 grown and how both teens attend, and be- the teens and voluncause this year Starlight teers look forward to it,” was on the Friday of said Sue Lauman, volThanksgiving weekend, unteer. “It’s rewarding

to see volunteers who have attended as teens return as volunteers.” Tickets were $20, and teens spent a fun and safe night at the movies. The event featured six movies (all rated up to 14A), XBOX, soda, popcorn and pizza for high-school teens. The event raised over $14,000. Proceeds will help fund local programs in the Central Island, Comox Valley and Campbell River region. United Way funds a variety of programs for teens, including a

youth suicide preven- witness abuse support tion program, in-school program and a teen mentorship programs, centre for skills buildan anti-bullying pro- ing and recreational gram, children who activities.

You are invited To help the Waterfront Gallery celebrate the completion of the elevator project. November 6th, 2 pm—5pm for tea & refreshments

Celebratory remarks: 2:15 pm Waterfront Gallery 610 Oyster Bay Drive, Ladysmith 250-245-1252 www. l a d y s m i t h w a t e r f r o n t g a l l e r y . c o m

LADYSMITH Health & Community Services Fair Monday, November 9, 2015 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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• FREE Flu vaccine (for those eligible) • On-site Screening for: Heart health, diabetes, hearing loss • Over 20 displays about Health & Wellness for ALL AGES • Door Prize

• Topics include: • Child Development Services • Heart Health & Stroke Prevention • Mental Health & Addictions Services • Healthy Eating & Diabetes Info & Resources • Active Living Resources & Fitness Demonstrations • Emergency Preparedness and MORE!

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Ken Hamm to perform Nov. 4 If you’re looking for a hit of some “really hot acoustic guitar and slide guitar,” you’ll want to take in Ken Hamm’s performance Wednesday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m. at St. Michael’s Hall in Chemainus. “Hamm doesn’t require a lot of introduction,” says a release from the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society, announcing its Chemainus City Limits series of winter concerts. He’s a blues and roots musical artist with an international reputation, who has been playing

professionally since the late 1960’s. “He has a reputation as a dynamic, moving performer, mixing hot slide finger style acoustic blues with original songs based on his travels and encounters,” says the release. Admission to the concert is $10; tickets available at Chemainus Foods or at the door. The CVCAS will be announcing more concerts in the series soon, but has two dates already lined up, for people who want to mark their calendars. On March 18, they

will feature “the ever-popular Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley,” who will stop in Chemainus with their band on their western tour. Then, on April 7, “the wonderful Lizzie Hoyt,” will be here with her

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Light-Up crews doused but undaunted

It wasn’t exactly looking a lot like Christmas Sunday, Nov. 1, when 120 volunteers began stringing lights and hanging decorations for the 28th Annual Festival of Lights which switches on with Light-Up Nov. 26 in Ladysmith. Volunteers from Ladysmith Fire & Rescue helped out, along with volunteers from B.C. Hydro, which offered the use of three bucket trucks, and VI Tree Services - to mention just a few.

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A ‘Winter Wonderland’ will neighbours and partners in the Commission’s work, and greet visitors to Nanaimo the communities we serve.” capture feedback. Airport’s annual open house The open AFD house’s WinVisitors can also take part on Wednesday, Nov. 4 from 3 ter Wonderland theme cel- in an airport equipment tour, . @ 5.83”w X 6”h to 6 p.m. ebrates the airport’s new enjoy refreshments and win “We look forward to our WestJet service to Edmonton door prizes. open house every year be- that starts Dec. 15. Hundreds of thousands of peocause it allows people to “Visitors to the open house ple pass through the Nanaimo share information about our can also learn more about Airport every year while travoperations and receive feed- the global travel connections elling to and from destinations back,” says Mike Hooper, that are now available to cen- around the world. President and CEO of the tral Islanders thanks to our Passenger traffic increased Commission. air carriers,” Hooper said. 16.6 per cent in the first nine “It gives us a chance to Airport staff and the Com- months of 2015, compared show our appreciation for all mission’s Board of Directors with the same period last the support we get from our will be on hand to discuss year.

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Celebration of Light a star-studded fund-raiser A great time for a great cause! to Ladysmith’s Soup Kitchen and That’s what the Celebration of Food Bank. Light promises to be in Ladysmith, “Last year we raised $5,389 for Friday, Dec. 18. the cause and approximately 500 Included in the lineup will be Skel- pounds of food for the food bank,” lig, Ryan McMahon, Kendrell Patrick said Lisa Burness, of Skellig. and the Headless Bettys, Chris An- “In total over the 7 years we have dres, David Bitonti, Elf Song and car- done this we have raised more ols by The Celebration Brass Band. than $25,000 for both the FoodThe event is pulled together by bank and now the Soup Kitchen, Skellig, in partnership with The which is amazing and a testament Rock Christian Fellowship, The to the generosity of this town.” Ladysmith Eagles, Local and VanIn the first year of operation, the couver Island musicians, 49th Paral- Ladysmith Soup Kitchen provided lel Grocers, Beantime, other church- over 5,000 meals to needy families, es, The Chronicle and Starbucks. Burness noted. Anyone who wants They have all helped get the to stop in on Tuesdays and Thursdays word out, sell tickets, volunteer, from 2 to 4 p.m. is welcome to sit play at, provide food for, provide down for a bowl of soup and a sandcoffee and hot chocolate for this wich, downstairs in the Eagles Hall. event! Everything is donated so Tickets for the Celebration are that 100 per cent of every penny on sale now at 49th Parallel Grogoes straight to the cause. It really cery for $7.50. is a wonderful night of entertainSkellig has also written and ment, food, drinks and fun. It is a produced a Christmas song for family friendly event so all genera- Ladysmith, which will be sung on tions can enjoy it Light Up night Nov. 26 and at the It all gets underway at the Eagles Celebration of Light Dec. 18. Hall at 7 p.m. and the place will be Child of Light is available for downjumping until 10 p.m. load by donation at skellig.bandMoney raised this year will go camp.com/track/child-of-grace.


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Horth honoured by UBC Heat Mairi Horth, from Ladysmith, (left in photo) along with teammate Michelle Smith, were honoured recently after playing their last game with the UBC Okanagan Heat soccer team. Both are graduating students. Horth has started in every match over the last two years. “It was really good, I really enjoyed it, she said. Commenting on this year, she added, ” I thought it was a hard year for us, we were a pretty young team so I think for us it was just learning and getting to know everyone really well.”

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Prostate Centre target $400,000 In the month of “Movember” men across the country support prostate cancer awareness, and on Vancouver Island, that awareness begins with Island Prostate Centre (IPC). A local, independent nonprofit that has supported island men and their families for the last fifteen years, the centre is using this year’s anniversary milestone as an opportunity to launch its largest annual campaign to date. “We are well on our way to further building our capacity. We are adding more quality programs each year and have been inviting more donors to join us as we continue to support our men and their families on Vancouver Island,” said LeSubscribe to Director. anne Kopp, Executive IPC is an important healthcare link, providing free pro250-245-2277 grams and support Includes to men $ families online facing a and their access prostate cancer diagnosis. Ser-

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Since 2000, the Centre has helped over 82,000 local men and families in their journey through prostate cancer treatment. “When we speak with our current and past patients, they continually express that the most important message they want to share is the importance of early detection,” said Kopp. “We often find men are reluctant to talk about their health and in particular about their sexual health,” she added. “Our goal is to make sure men and their families can have the frank discussions they need to have while they are younger and get tested when the opportunity presents itself.” To find out more about the programs and services offered by Island Prostate Centre or make a donation, visit: islandprostatecentre.com.

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Available immediately, $750 per month. Private washroom and kitchen area, main level parking in front.

Call Doug Irving 250-246-0321

22 High St, Ladysmith, basement suite FUNERAL HOMES

FUNERAL HOMES

Telford’s

Burial and Cremation Centre Your local Memorial Society of BC Funeral Home, caring service at reasonable cost.

Your Community, Your Classifieds. CLASSIFIEDS

SELL!

ACCOUNTING/ BOOKKEEPING

NANAIMO 595 Townsite Rd.

250-591-6644 LADYSMITH 112 French St.

Greg Lonsdale

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PERSONAL SERVICES

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

REAL ESTATE

FINANCIAL SERVICES

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

FOR SALE BY OWNER

GET FREE vending machines can earn $100,000 + per year. All cash-locations provided. Protected Territories. Interest free financing. Full details call now 1-866-668-6629 Website www.tcvend.com.

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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

The Last Word

PLUMBING

HIP OR knee replacement? Arthritic Conditions/COPD? Restrictions in walking/dressing? Disability tax credit $2,000 tax credit $20,000 refund. Apply today for assistance: 1-844-453-5372.

A SERVICE PLUMBER. Licence, Insured. Drains, HWT, Reno’s, Repairs. Senior Discounts. After Hour Service. Call Coval Plumbing, 250709-5103.

EDUCATION/TRADE SCHOOLS

PETS

HUGE DEMAND for Medical Transcriptionists! CanScribe is Canada’s top Medical Transcription training school. Learn from home and work from home. Call today! 1-800-4661535. www.canscribe.com or info@canscribe.com

Perfect Opportunity for a home and free business. Daycare could pay your mortgage if you want to keep it running or simply enjoy the privacy of 1 acre, 2300sqft close to school & town. 250-286 0634 www.991petersen.com

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REAL ESTATE SERVICES PET CARE SERVICES DOGGY DOO WAGON Pet waste removal service. Curbside pick-up and yard cleanup. doggydoowagon@shaw.ca or call (250)616-8615.

Interior Heavy Equipment Operator School. Real World Tasks. Weekly start dates. GPS Training! Funding Options. Already have experience? Need certification proof? Call 1-866-399-3853 or IHESHOOL.com

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE APPLIANCES 17 CU.FT, white, $250. White sxs fridge, $200. Maytag washer, $150. Kenmore W/D, $300. Inglis dryer, $100. Built-in dishwashers, $100$150. 6 month warranty on all appliances. Please call Greg at (250)246-9859.

START A new career in Graphic Arts, Healthcare, Business, Education or Information Tech. If you have a GED, call: 855-670-9765

HOME STAY FAMILIES MATURE couple wanted for fulltime, live-in, caretaking position on a private island near Whaletown, B.C. Must be familiar with boats, have valid driver’s license, basic first aid. Familiarity with basic maintenance, groundskeeping. Able to live in a remote location. Send resume to Subtle Island Enterprises, P.O. Box 286, Whaletown, B.C. V0P 1Z0 or to sie@twincomm.ca

Last Word for November 3, 2015

FURNITURE GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877-987-1420 www.pioneerwest.com

JOIN THE LADYSMITH McDONALD’S TEAM! We are looking for enthusiastic teammates for daytime shifts. If you are looking for part-time or fulltime, mornings or afternoons, shorter or longer shifts - we have the schedule to fit any need. Apply today! Visit us at www.McDonalds.ca/Careers OR fill out an application in store.

TAX FREE MONEY is available, if you are a homeowner, today! We can easily approve you by phone. 1st, 2nd or 3rd mortgage money is available right now. Rates start at Prime. Equity counts. We don’t rely on credit, age or income. Call Anytime 1-800-639-2274 or 604-430-1498. Apply online www.capitaldirect.ca

MEDICAL/DENTAL

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD

May Ling Kwok will perform ‘The Genius of Schumann’ Nov. 15 in Chemainus

Moving: Must sell. Asst. furniture, Couch & recliner, oak desk, twin beds, end tables, wardrobes, black garage cupboards, backyard bar & stools, freezer & BBQ. Call 250-2455288

GARAGE SALES Ladysmith: Fall Sale Nov 1410am-2pm Diamond Hall-4968 Christie Rd. Household items, baking, white Elephant table. Free admission, hotdogs, coffee or tea by TOPS #2510

MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE

MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION! In-demand career! Employers have work-at-home positions available. Get online training you need from an employertrusted program. Visit: CareerStep.ca/MT or 1-855-7683362 to start training for your work-at-home career today!

ELECTRICAL

SAWMILLS FROM only $4,397 - Make money & save money with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800-5666899 Ext:400OT.

Residential Electrical work, no jobs to small very competitive rates. Call 250-857-6170

TARGET STEEL SALES. New and Used sea containers. 604-792-3434 or targetsteelsales@gmail.com

HAULING AND SALVAGE

MISCELLANEOUS WANTED

PERSONAL SERVICES

COWICHAN Hauling & Moving

INSULATORS Wanted! Glass insulator collection wanted to buy. 250-537-9200

FINANCIAL SERVICES

(250) 597-8335

NEED A loan? Own property? Have bad credit? We can help! Call toll free 1-866-405-1228 firstandsecondmortgages.ca

HAULING/JUNK REMOVAL MOVING & DELIVERIES SMALL DEMOLITION JOBS

LEGALS

LEGALS

RENTALS COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL COMMERCIAL SPACE avail. at Timberlands Mobile Home Park, 3581 Hallberg Rd. Suitable for restaurant or small grocery. Call 250-245-3647.

MISCELLANEOUS FOR RENT “Book your event� our meeting room is available for your gathering or event whether for business or pleasure. Large TV screen for presentations. Menu’s to suit budgets. Set menu’s, a la carte or buffet service is available. Also “Foods for Function� service is available for small or large group functions. Platters or entree’s available. All prepared in our commercial kitchen. Pick up or delivery within reason. For more information or to plan your function callSubscribe Donna 250-245-7933to

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Application #: SVI-PMP-2015

Applicant: Southern Railway of Vancouver Island Ltd. (SVI), PO Box 581, 7 Port Way, Nanaimo BC V9R 5L3 (250) 754-9222. Al Kutaj, Roadmaster. (250) 754-9222 ext 28 or (250) 754-5318 The purpose of the proposed Pest Management Plan (PMP) is to control vegetation, including noxious weeds and invasive plants, on track ballast, station grounds, railway yards, and around buildings, shops, material storage areas, signals and switches using the principles of integrated pest management. The PMP applies to areas located within the Capital, Cowichan Valley, Nanaimo and Comox Valley Regional Districts. The PMP applies to all property managed by SVI located within the vicinity of the communities of Victoria, Langford, Malahat, Shawnigan Lake, Cobble Hill, Koksilah, Duncan, North Cowichan, Chemainus, Ladysmith, Cassidy, South Wellington, Nanaimo, Lantzville, Nanoose Bay, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Dunsmuir, Deep Bay, Buckley Bay, Union Bay, Royston and Courtenay.

• Chemainus Classical Concerts presents pianist May Ling Kwok with a performance of ‘The Genius of Schumann’, Sunday Nov. 15, 2 p.m.at St. Michael’s Church in Chemainus. Tickets: At the door: $20. In Advance: Subscribe to Available at: Owl’s Nest Bistro, Chemainus; Valley $17. Under 18: $5. Vines to Wines, Mill Bay; Ten Old Books, Duncan; Salamander Books, Ladysmith; and Chemainus Festival Inn. Or by phoning 250-748-8383. In250-245-2277 formation at chemainusclassicalconcerts.ca Includes

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access • The 27th Annual Cedar Yellow Point Tour runs Nov. 19 to 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Twenty-one artisans will open their studios to the public, offering everything from hand made wood and metal items, alpaca garments, cranberries or all sorts, quilts, honey, pottery, glass – fused and hand blown, original paintings, jewellery, and hand painted reclaimed furniture. Call 250-245-1252 for more information.

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• Better Off North Cowichan will host three Home Energy Conservation Workshops this fall, in partnership with City Green Solutions and North Cowichan’s Environmental Advisory Committee. These workshops will be fun, interactive and give participants lots of useful information to lower home energy costs, water use, and greenhouse gas emissions. A workshop will be held Nov. 28, Chemainus Elementary School Gym, 1-4 p.m.

Herbicide application methods include: foliar and soil applications using backpack and handheld sprayer, handgun, boom sprayer (mounted on a hi-rail vehicle), wick/wipe-on and squirt bottle.

“A person wishing to contribute information about a proposed treatment site, relevant to the development of the pest management plan, may send copies of the information to the applicant within 30 days of the publication of this notice�

• If you are thinking of getting a float into the Twenty-eighth Annual Light-Up Parade, Nov. 26, now’s the time to get your entry form in. They are available from the Festival of Lights office at 250-245-5888 or you can download a form from www.ladysmithfol.com and return it by mail to PO Box 324, Ladysmith, V9G 1A3. You can also get in touch with Kinsmen Mike Sumptor at 250-245-2104 or Duck Paterson at 250-245-2263 for more information. Entry forms must be returned by Nov. 12.

• Award-winning Cowichan Valley vocalist Glaucia Desrochers will take on the role of famed jazz vocalist Billy Holiday in the one-woman musical Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill. The opening performances will be at Chemainus Gardens, Nov. 27 & 28, 7 p.m. There will also be performances at the Crofton Pub, and St. Michael’s Church Hall in Chemnainus. For information on times and dates go to cvcas.com/ladyday.

The pest management methods proposed for use for vegetation control include hand pulling, manual trimming, brush cutting, mechanical mowing, ballast and surfacing and tamping, stripping and revegetation, and the use of pesticides. The use of pesticides (herbicides) is intended within the proposed PMP area. The common name and examples of the trade names of the herbicides proposed for use under this plan include: aminopyralid (Milestone), chlorsulfuron (Telar), dicamba (Vanquish), diflufenzopyr (Overdrive), diuron (Karmex DF), flumioxazin (Payload), glyphosate (Vantage Plus Max), imazapyr (Arsenal), indaziflam (Esplanade SC), metsulfuron methyl (Escort), triclopyr (Garlon XRT), and the adjuvants Hasten and Siloxylated polyether.

A draft copy of the proposed PMP and maps of the proposed treatment areas may be examined in detail at SVI., 7 Port Way, Nanaimo BC V9R 5L3, online at http://www.sryraillink.com/vancouver-island-service/ pest-management-program/ or by contacting the Applicant listed above.

• St. Mary’s will be holding a Bazaar Saturday, Nov. 7 at 1135 Fourth Ave., Ladysmith. Enjoy a delicious lunch for $7. Browse the sewing, baking and gift items that will be available, and take a crack at the raffle. Many more prizes. Sponsored by the St. Mary’s CWL.

• The Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society continues its popular ‘open-stage’ evening this year Nov. 21 at St. Michael’s Hall on Mill Street, 7 p.m., and the third Saturday of every month moving forward. Performers are welcome to take their turns: each will be allowed three songs or 10 minutes, whichever comes first. The public is welcome to attend. Admission is by donation; beverages and light snacks available.

DEVELOPMENT OF A PEST MANAGEMENT PLAN

The proposed duration of the PMP is from March 31, 2016 to March 31, 2021.

• Grace and Glorie at Chemainus Theatre. Cantankerous 90-yearold Grace and her big-city caregiver Glorie don’t often see eye-to-eye. Through their laughter and tears we are reminded that life is full of surprises and friendships can be found in the most unexpected places. Runs to Nov. 7. More info under Shows at chemainustheatrefestival.ca

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• Ladysmith Rotary will host its second Polio Plus Gala called ‘The Faces of Polio,’ Dec 5., 5:30 p.m. at Cottonwood Golf Club. “We are so very close to ending Polio in the next decade,â€? says a Rotary release. “This has been a 25-plus year battle.â€? Coordinator of World’s Greatest Meal to End Polio, and polio survivor, Susanne Rea of Australia will speak at the event. Tickets for the Gala cost $15 available: at Little Otters Store on First Ave; by phone at 250-701-3978; or from Rotary members.


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At the 49th, one of our core values is that “we value our employees and work as a team.” We also recognize our employees for their “efforts” and it is in this regard we ask your help in selecting our “employee of the month”!

EMPLOYEE

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Karyn Pender

CHEMAINUS 49TH PARALLEL Karyn has been part of the 49th for just over a year now and in that time has moved from part time front end cashier to Full time front end supervisor. Reliable, responsible and with a friendly smile, Karyn has rapidly become a customer and staff favourite. Previous to working at the 49th Karyn spent close to a decade in Whitehorse, Yukon as a business owner and more recently spent several years at Byron’s FoodMarket. Blend in Karyn’s work experience and her ability to make a genuine connection with people and what you have is another example of the excellent staff ready to serve you at 49th Parallel Grocery. LIVE MUSIC AT Thank you for all you do.

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Look for this form instore!

Also, please remember we have a customer suggestion box instore as well. Please ask us anything we will respond within one week!

At the 49th, we striveBirtwistle to provide unparalleled customer service every Friday, March 18 day. Please let us know how we served 7:00pm you today: Serving locally roasted coffee,

soup & sandwiches, fresh-baked treats, free WiFi, and now.....live music!

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Open Daily from 7:30 am - 9:00 pm 100% Locally Owned & Operated • We deliver! (See store for details) We reserve the right to limit quantities • Pictures for illustrative purposes only

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November 03, 2015 edition of the Ladysmith Chronicle

Ladysmith Chronicle, November 03, 2015  

November 03, 2015 edition of the Ladysmith Chronicle