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It was a good end to a long career. Cathy and Ian Harry, former owners of the Boston Bar Kal Tire spent the last Saturday of their business operations hosting a Stuff the Cruiser pancake breakfast fundraiser, surrounded by their community of nearly three decades. The couple operated their shop together for 27 of the 34 years they’ve been married and have been repeated partners with the RCMP in running the holiday event for many years. “The guy who purchased it, he decided he wanted to get in early so I told him he had to wait until after Stuff the Cruiser,” Cathy said. “It’s a

big fundraiser for the community for the food bank so we didn’t want to change the dates.” It’s a pretty important event for the Harrys and for the Boston Bar community, propelled not just by the charity but also by a long-standing rivalry with Hope. “I told all my friends on Facebook and everybody’s coming down,” Cathy said just before the event. “I told them we’re going to beat Hope hands down. The challenge is on.” And her prediction came true two weekends ago when the Boston Bar crew took in a total of 1,210 pounds of food and $2,166 in cash donations compared with Hope’s Stuff the Cruiser event which raised

1,200 pounds of food and $1,234 (a record year for that community). The Harrys said they loved living and raising their kids in Boston Bar but that they haven’t had a break in a while. They will both take time off before going back to work for Kal Tire, this time as employees. “We came in when we were young and didn’t know much about towing or anything,” said Cathy noting support from the community throughout their stay. “You couldn’t ask to raise kids in a better environment than to be in a small town because everybody knows you and helps you.”

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Above: Becky Perey fine-tunes her family’s Christmas lights display in the lead up to the holidays. Right: Perey deals with an uncooperative inflatable Christmas tree on her and husband Keith Carter’s front yard.

people would come in and I wouldn’t charge them if I could recycle it.” And it’s not only Christmas lights the couple recovered in their time at the landfill. Perey and Carter recycled over 1,300 bags of clothes, as well as countless household items. Much of it went as donations to help people in need. “We probably furnished four people’s houses,” Perey says. Some of that charity was for two fire victims in Hope, helping the unfortunate recipients get their feet back on the ground. “We’ve been able to recover lots out of that landfill,” she says. “That’s why I miss it so much, it was recycled back into the community.” Perey and Carter are two of a shrinking population of resourceful fixer-uppers that lives in the growing world of fast consumption and an

increasing throw-away culture. They emphasize that much of what’s tossed doesn’t need to go to the dump. “I can recycle it,” Perey says. “I tell people, bring it here. I’ll fix it instead.” While much of their reusing might go unnoticed in the background, the couple’s Christmas lights are a grand display of what is possible if perceived junk is given a second chance. Perey says they wish they could have the decorations up all year, adding that it takes the pair about two months to get the display ready and running. In the warm months, Perey and Carter work on any repairs and tweaks that are needed on their accumulated decor so everything’s ready for October when the installation begins.

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And now that it’s finished Carter’s next project is rigging up his truck with lights this year, expanding the couple’s glow factor to the roads. Perey says it’s all worth it when they get a lot of compliments and thanks from passersby for representing Hope with their lights. “That’s what I like to see, I want to bring out the Christmas spirit,” she says. • For more pictures including views of decorations inside the house, visit thehopestandard. com.

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Becky Perey leans over her front yard fence and adjusts a string of Christmas lights on a tree that hosts a selection of other, less conventional decorations: a hulahoop, ice skates, a tricycle and a stuffed horse. “These lights are frozen to the tree,” she tells her husband Keith Carter, as the couple takes stock of their property’s light and decorative display. The bulbs that she’s examining now are just a few in a collection that boasts about 15,000 lights according to Perey, and as the sky darkens around the first snowfall of the winter they bring the house and yard to a strong glow. “There’s at least one light that’s out every night I check,” she says. It’s not just the sheer quantity of bulbs that make nightly maintenance mandatory for the Hope couple. Every last one of the lights and decorations adorning their self-constructed winter wonderland is recovered, fixed and put back into use by the pair. Perey and Carter got started creating a holiday display seven years ago when they lived in Yale and worked at the Hope landfill. “We were just coming across all these lights and we were finding broken ones and recovering them,” Perey says. “I’ve requested if people are throwing away lights, I’ll take them off their hands. So I’ve got donations from people from around the community too.” That’s something they rely on more now after leaving their jobs at the landfill. “I miss it a lot,” Perey says. “I miss the fact that

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hristmas growing up in Nova Scotia was always a magical time. I remember one particular holiday when my brother and I were determined to stay up all night and debunk this Santa theory for real. We had our theories that this burly night visitor didn’t exist but there was still a shred of faith. To keep us up all night w decided to play a card game called war, which if played correctly is never-ending, perfect for an all night christmas eve stakeout. We had the perfect vantage and after a couple of hours sure enough mom drove into the driveway and proceeded to unload christmas presents, which we were

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y best memories of Christmas are being with family and friends, listening to the various stories and laughter and hugs that resulted from the various festive occasions. Reminiscing about past Christmas’ and other family and friends stories are also an important part of the season. So to find “one” Christmas that stands out the most, I can’t, they are all special in their own way. I would like to wish everyone a “Merry Christmas” or a “Happy Holiday” which ever you prefer; just, be Happy, Healthy and Safe Terry Raymond Electoral Area A director

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aith, family, friends and food are the hallmarks of my Christmas memories and traditions.   Our family gathering always includes an original poem, written and read by my Dad in the style of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, in which he mentions each family member and something significant that we have experienced during the year. He always gets choked up when he tries to read the verse about my mom.  As Lisa’s family is in the Calgary area, we usually make a road trip to Alberta during the holidays and get to spend some quality time enjoying the snow, great food, and reconnecting with family that we don’t get to see as often as we’d like. It’s always tough to leave.   At our extended Strahl family gathering, my Uncle Gary reads the story of the Birth of Christ from the book of Luke, and we sing

Christmas carols together afterwards. Our Bateman family gatherings are legendary for the abundance and variety of food, especially desserts, and an ever growing group of great grandchildren for my grandparents to feed and love.  I can’t wait to make more memories at our family gatherings this year, and wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Mark Strahl MP Chilliwack Fraser Canyon

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sure came from grammies house. Satisfied we tucked into bed ready to open them the next morning. Christmas morning came and we went downstairs to find a present we hadn’t noticed coming from the back of moms car. It was a big box that was shaking which confused us of course. It fell over and out flopped a wonderful full of energy puppy. My brother and I looked at each other in disbelief and we both knew our operation was inconclusive, maybe there was something to this Santa Claus after all.

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t may be a little cheesy because we work up there, but every Christmas eve since I was a kid, my family has been up at Manning Park to attend the Torchlight Parade. Before I was able to ski, I would watch with my mom from the bottom, and it was such an exciting occasion when I was finally old enough to take part in it. My family, and the staff from the ski hill, many of them from different parts of the world, all at Manning for the season and away from their families for Christmas for the first time, we all load up the Blue Chair in silent, starry darkness and ride up to the top.  Then we ski down with our bamboo lit with road flares to the cheers of the guests awaiting at the bottom. My dad sets off the fireworks and my mom cajoles everyone into singing “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.�  Santa makes his appearance, skiing or snowboarding, or depending

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Giving year-round As we hit the final stretch of Christmas preparations, it’s well that we slow the pace for a while and give some thought to neighbours who may be less fortunate than ourselves. Homelessness and poverty may seem to be invisible problems to some, however every volunteer and social service agency in Hope can tell you they are nonetheless real. There are vulnerable people in our community – people on fixed incomes such as disability and old-age pensions, those eking out a bare living from low-paying jobs, those who must rely on the kindness of family and friends to keep a roof over their heads. As they get squeezed by rising rents (the spectre of renoviction is more than a Dickensian Christmas ghost, alas) and punishing food and medication costs, making ends meet is well-nigh impossible, while homelessness looms as a very real possibility. When temperatures hit zero, or continuing wind chill or inclement weather poses a genuine health risk, a shelter does offer solace for some – whether they are actually homeless or living in low-rent accommodation with insufficient heat. Those tasked with providing support know that it can only be a stop-gap solution at best – the grim cycle of poverty and homelessness doesn’t end when the season passes and temperatures rise. If we’re tempted to say these misfortunes are not our problems, we should pause and reflect on the meaning for all the celebrations we have at this time of year. Our tradition of giving Christmas gifts, after all, is based on a notion of honouring gifts that we ourselves have received. Whether we do this as a tenet of religion, or out of whatever our belief system may be, we must acknowledge that the underlying concept of the holiday is rooted in being a good neighbour. Let thought for the less fortunate be part of our wishes and actions this Christmas and in the new year ahead. .

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trade. We’re a trade-centred province. We’re looking across the ocean at the largest market the world has known, and I support getting our products to higher-priced markets. But having said that, the B.C. Liberals embraced TPP without even having seen it. TF: The NDP and unions have historically been protectionist. Do you see any need to modernize the B.C. party? JH: When it comes to trade, I think we have modernized. And who was the first premier to go on a trade mission from British Columbia? It was Dave Barrett. And now there has been a succession of premiers make regular visits to other markets to try to stimulate economic activity here at home. TF: Your party supports the carbon tax now, but not the revenue neutral approach. Do you support

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Letters Service a fine tribute I attended the funeral service for Ron McInnes along with 300 others. The master of ceremonies, Chief McHalsie, opened with a drum prayer. Then he asked if anyone would like to speak. Over an hour later and many tears, everyone mentioned his smile. Ronnie had few assets. He paid rent for his place and he didn’t even have running water (Hope’s East Side?). Everyone had nothing but praise for this man. A lady from Hope who owns a store

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Re: Mr. Dick Gardner’s letters I just wanted to say “Thank You” to Mr. Dick Gardner for all his past and future letters to The Hope Standard. It is refreshing to have a “real approach” on matters of happiness and sorrow in our town. Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year. Look forward to reading your thoughts in the new year.

Kudos to the activities coordinators at the Fraser Hope Lodge, Marja and Roseann for hosting a very special Christmas party, with Santa, musical entertainment and great treats for the residents of the lodge and their families…plus. Kudos to the Hospital Auxiliary who donated the money so that every resident could have a gift. Well done ladies, and thank you.

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For some, the holidays are anything but happy ‘Tis the season all right. As a social worker who sees many separated parents in dispute about the care of their children between them, Christmas time is a busy and conflict laden time of year. Referrals are always up and service is most frequently for help determining the residential schedule over Christmas. The money that was to go for gift giving is shared between the lawyers and myself or my colleagues as we see parents in conflict figure out how and when the children’s time with them will be divvied up. Not only are we busy, but so too the court system as parents file what they believe to be emergency motions seeking the Judge to make a decree of a solution. For most, a judge’s decree or an agreement reached through mediation or collaborative law or lawyer assisted negotiation will be sufficient to help the parents manage the time. For others conflict will still erupt on the holiday, very often Christmas day itself. I will return to my office after a few days away to listen to messages and read emails with one parents blasting about the other parent, police involvement, need for

contempt orders and abject hatred about the untrustworthy other. Often I will receive emails from both parents saying essentially the same thing albeit with some nuances to the details so that all blame is ascribed to the other. Rarely though do I hear about the impact of these events on the children. That actually comes much later. Apart from the frequent behavioral, mental health and academic difficulties these children surface with along the way, come adulthood I am visited by these then adult children with their new partner in tow. They come because this now adult child needs help to explain to the new partner why they don’t want to celebrate Christmas or why they don’t want to visit any parents on Christmas. Given their traumatic experiences of Christmas in childhood, who could blame them. Anxiety about Christmas still grips them. From their perspective, Christmas is dangerous and hence something to be avoided. This, by the way, is not only an outcome for children of high conflict separated parents, but also seen in intact families where

domestic violence is a factor and in families where parental alcoholism is a factor or in families where there is significant parental conflict, and/ or abuse or neglect of the children. Christmas isn’t the Hallmark memory for many and for them, the Christmas season is a frightful and in view of the positive experiences of others, even a confusing time of year. This year, be mindful that your partner, your friend, your colleague, your neighbour, may not be relying on the same memories as you this season. If someone feels or looks at odds please appreciate that their recollections at this time of year may be traumatic. Don’t push, don’t argue. Support and appreciate we have different childhood experiences that color our view of the season and our reaction to it. Perhaps offer them a good experience. Be kind. Be gentle. Be understanding. Be accepting. Be generous of spirit. Help build new memories from hence forward. Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW Social Worker

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sold Ron many trinkets. After awhile she said to him that he must have a lot of these in his home. Ron said that he had none as he gave them to his friends, which was everyone. “Wow again”. What a pleasure it was for me to have known such a person. We all should be so lucky. Happy New Year Dick Gardner PS Thanks, Victor Smith for the tree lights.

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hristmas, such a busy time at the post office. People don’t send as many Christmas cards but more people do their shopping online so we still handle lots and lots of parcels. There is one thing that remains constant though, children still write letters to Santa at the North Pole HOH OHO. And Santa’s little elves at the post office respond to each and every letter. (hopefully there is a return address). Since 1982 Santa’s elves have responded to 21.8 million letters. (Elaine herself started work at the post office in 1982 as well) It is always entertaining and delightful to read the words of the young ones. You can’t help but smile and feel the magic of Christmas. One year Santa was so popular that the elves ran out of letters. This created quite a predicament for one local family who were travelling abroad for the Christmas break. Two young girls were going to be devastated if they didn’t receive a response. The elves worked extra hard, and when

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their supply of letters was replenished two letters travelled overseas and arrived before Santa himself. These girls are grown up now and according to their father, these special letters from Santa are safely tucked away with their favourite things. Each year there seems to be that one letter that has an impact on the staff. Many years ago we received a letter from a young girl whose dad

y cousin Aaron Volpatti just played his first NHL game for the Vancouver Canucks so I went out and bought Canuck shirts for the entire family and got Aaron’s name and number on the back. The family was thrilled but my wife was even more excited to find an engagement ring at the bottom of her stocking! Dave Mawhinney from the Silver Chalice

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24. Direct toward 27. Bluish green 28. Caliph 29. Faucet 31. The bill in a restaurant 32. Capital of Tocantins, Brazil 33. Explosive 34. The most abundant of the rare-earth group 35. Japanese sock 36. Kampala is the capital 37. Raged 38. Provides with property 39. Miniature racing vehicle 40. Signs 44. Express pleasure 47. Bridge-building degreebeverage

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had passed away unexpectedly earlier in the year. She asked for nothing other than to ask Santa if her dad was doing okay, and if he could watch out for him. Santa’s elves at the post office do their best to make each letter special, and nobody knew quite what to do with this young girl’s letter. I phoned the mother and asked her if she knew her daughter had written to Santa. This was news to her, so we read the letter and sought her guidance in what words “Santa” should reply. Santa obliged and the young girl got a special letter  that year. When Christmas Eve came and it was time to leave work, I took the letter and delivered it to her mom. Words weren’t necessary as we gave each other a hug and ignored the tears rolling down our cheeks. They no longer live in Hope, but each year when the Santa letters arrive I cannot help but think of this family and hope they are doing well. Elaine Lawton Canada Post employee

spent much of my childhood anticipating Christmas. We’d saw off a lopsided tree in the bush, which Dad would fix by drilling holes in the trunk with his old hand drill and inserting branches.  There were school parties and a big children’s program at church, followed by long-awaited candy bags - but especially there were presents.  We combed the Eatons and Sears catalogues for months and laid under the blinking lights of the Christmas tree for hours; speculating, shaking packages and trying to read through the wrapping.   Christmas Eve would start with our favourite meal, Kentucky Fried Chicken.  Mom and Dad methodically washed the dishes and tidied up, then read the Christmas story, by which time we were almost mad with excitement.  Finally Mom would hand out the gifts and we all had to watch each one be opened and share their joy, whether feigned or real.  True, we seldom got exactly what we wanted, but it was a magical time nevertheless.  It was about so much more than material things, it was about a secure family, the ideal of the Christ child, the love of parents and a cease-fire between siblings.  It was all very special.  I wish, so much, that every kid in BC this Christmas will enjoy a little of what I did.     Laurie Throness, MLA, Chilliwack-Hope


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After two months of construction and a month of closure, the Flood Hope Bridge reopened to traffic Friday relieving local residents who were inconvenienced by the construction project. The span located over Silver Skagit Creek just off of Highway 1 (also known as SilverHope Creek Bridge) was under construction since Oct. 2 for structural repairs including work on the expansion joints and approach slabs, as well as reapplying coating on the girders according to district staff. “We have been very grateful to the patience displayed by the public and businesses,” said district CAO and acting director of operations, John Fortoloczky. “If we had tried to undertake these repairs while keeping the bridge open, the costs would have skyrocketed and the time to completion would have been significantly longer.” The $472,000 project is part of the 2015 district budget carrying forward into 2016. The final payment will be made upon completion and successful inspection. “The outcome is that we will have a newly revitalized bridge that addressed potential structural public safety concerns,” said Fortoloczky. Residents are happy now that the bridge is open again according to Audrey Hilts who lives nearby the finished construction site. “That’s great now that it’s open,” she said the morning of the bridge reopening. “It’s going full blast here this morning.” But the closure was cause for concern on more than one occasion according to Hilts who said many truck drivers that use the route found themselves in an awkward position. “They’d get up here right to the bridge, they’d slam on their brakes, then they’d have to turn around,” she said. “There’s no place for them to turn.” Neighbours would help the large vehicles turn around at night when there was no visibility. Hilts said she was surprised there wasn’t better signage or lights indicating the change for nighttime through traffic. The bridge will be closed again briefly in the warmer spring weather to allow for paving.



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Pipeline review proceeds amid uncertainty Jeff Nagel Black Press Kinder Morgan pressed ahead with its final argument for the Trans Mountain oil pipeline twinning before regulators Thursday, even though the project is now cloaked in uncertainty with a new federal Liberal government intent on

reforming the review process. Trans Mountain lawyer Shawn Denstedt argued the 150 draft conditions for the project can address all environmental concerns, and he stressed the strong economic benefits to Canada from getting world prices for Alberta oil. “We cannot accept that

our resources will be forever held hostage and sold at a discount,” Denstedt told the National Energy Board. “Real and important benefits for all Canadians should not be cast aside based on improbable risks.” The company hopes the NEB will recommend approval by a May 20 decision deadline – following

arguments by interveners in the new year – and the federal cabinet will give the $6.8-billion project the green light. But Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, speaking Thursday in Vancouver, reiterated the need for changes to restore public trust and ensure such projects have social licence to proceed.

Kinder Morgan Canada president Ian Anderson said federal ministers have indicated projects like Trans Mountain that are already under review will continue and “not go back to any restart or square one review.” But he said they’ve also been told there will be some sort of “transition

treatment” for all projects, even those under review. “We don’t know what that means yet,” Anderson said. “We don’t know what that will do to our process.” The addition of a second pipeline would nearly triple Trans Mountain’s capacity to 890,000 barrels per day, increasing oil tanker traffic from five to

34 each month. Anderson said shippers that have contracted to use the pipeline have not wavered from their firm commitments to 707,000 barrels per day of capacity. The rest is to be sold on the spot market. If approvals are issued on schedule, he said, construction could begin by the end of 2016 and the twinning would be finished by mid-2019. “It’s the most highly scrutinized pipeline project by the NEB in history,” Anderson added. He said the project would bring major improvements to marine spill response capabilities along the shipping route from Vancouver past Sooke, with more than $100 million invested and 100 jobs created at five new bases. Anderson stressed Trans Mountain’s 60-year history of operations and the fact the second pipeline largely follows the existing one or other brownfield corridors. Next month, project opponents will respond. The NEB will hear intervener oral arguments starting Jan. 19 in Burnaby. The City of Surrey will be the first intervener.

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New electronic speed signs that activate in bad weather to reduce the speed limit are now being installed on stretches of the Sea-To-Sky Highway, the Coquihalla and Highway 1 near Revelstoke. The province committed to the variable speed zones at the same time it decided to raise the posted maximums to 120 km/h on portions of the Coquihalla, and to 100 km/h on much of the Seato-Sky Highway. The 47 digital signs are to go live in early 2016 and when they’re activated the dialed-down limit will be enforceable by police. The province had promised the digital signs would be in place for this winter, but with two to three months of testing still required, winter may be mostly over on the Highway 99 section by the time they’re working. An extensive system of traffic, pavement and Continued: SIGNS/ p13


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Coquihalla to get variable speed signs SIGNS from page 12 visibility sensors will be calibrated to detect challenging conditions – whether it’s extreme cold, freezing rain or heavy snowfall – and provide a recommended speed to operations staff, who will update the maximum speed shown on digital signs. Overhead message signs at the

Kim Paolini sorts produce in the lead up to last weekend’s Holly Days at the Grace Baptist Church. New this year participants received a gift card for one of the local grocery stores instead of the food itself, eliminating unnecessary moving and storage of products, but also giving families more choice of what they eat for the holidays. GREG LAYCHAK PHOTO

H OLIDAY HELP FROM P OWER P IONEERS A carload of grocery items, 2 boxes of new children’s books, and cash were donated by members of the BC Hydro Power Pioneer’s - FV Division, to Roberta Wells and Kim Paolini of Hope Community Services for the Food Bank. Pictured are Roberta Wells, Sharon McMillan (BCH), Pat Daws (BCH) and Kim Paolini.

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entrance to each corridor will tell drivers they’re entering a variable speed zone and to be aware of changing weather conditions. The transportation ministry is spending $12.5 million to install and run the three pilot systems. Officials hope the pilot project will spur more drivers to reduce speed in severe winter conditions and save lives.

MNP is On The Move Our MNP Hope office is moving to a new location on Wallace Street, effective January 1, 2016. Our telephone numbers will remain the same:

348 Wallace Street T: 604.869.9599 TF: 1.800.969.6060 F: 604.869.3044 We look forward to seeing you at our new space! Contact Keith Britz, CPA, CGA, CA, at keith.britz@mnp.ca


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Season’s Greetings UFV + you Together with you, UFV has accomplished a great deal both locally and beyond. Thank you to our students, alumni, donors, employees, and friends in the community for another incredible year.

Instructor Nick Zupan jumps onto an isolated block of snowpack, testing for weak layers that can trigger a slab avalanche. Seventeen people attended a three-day avalanche safety program in Hope, which included a field day at Gibson Pass Ski Area in Manning Park. Hosted by Hope Mountain Centre with guest instructors from Thompson Rivers University, the program has drawn a strong turnout for several years, attracting snowshoers, skiers, sledders, and Hope Search and Rescue personnel.

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Valley Choppers forward Yvon McKay leaps to avoid captain Zane MacDonald’s shot in the Choppers’ 6-2 win over Alta Pacific, December 12 at Townsend field in Chilliwack. BARRY STEWART PHOTO

Decisive win for Choppers over rivals Opponents pay the price for being unable to field a full team The Hope Standard The Valley Choppers men’s soccer team got an early Christmas present, December 12, when their opponents turned up short-handed. Alta Pacific Mortgages has had the Choppers’ number for the last few seasons in the Chilliwack Men’s Soccer League but they dug themselves a hole by having to start the game four players short and only gaining two more as the game went on. The Valley Helicopters-sponsored Choppers have had the upper hand in numbers four other times in recent years — yet failed to get more than a tie. A win is not a sure thing in such situations, if the short-handed team can form a good defensive shell and wait for a chance to counter-attack. This time, though, the Choppers were determined to put the heat on their opponents early and wear them down with a better possession game. Brenden Gillespie got the Chopper’s first goal 10 minutes in, taking on three defenders and

slipping a shot against the grain before getting wiped out. Karl Price doubled the lead with a blast shortly after, then mishandled a hot pass for a lucky third goal of the year. Price, who graduated from Hope Secondary in 2013, signed with the Choppers in November. Team captain, Zane MacDonald made a key recruit over the summer, getting fellow forestfire-fighter Brian Davis to join the team. Davis has played elite-level ball, including at UFV and his skills have given the Choppers a big boost. Defenders need to pay plenty of attention to Davis, freeing up other Choppers for Davis to feed his passes to. It was Davis making the set-ups in the first frame, then he scored to put the Choppers up 4-0 early in the second half. Alta weren’t going to fold, though, and they came back with two goals of their own, momentarily raising the tension. Choppers midfielder Andrew Tarrant made it 5-2 when he connected on a solid shot that gave the Alta keeper no chance. “The ball was passed across the field from

the left to Yvon McKay, who let the ball come to me,” said Tarrant, a pastor in Hope. “I hit it first-time from the edge of the box. I wouldn’t normally be so aggressive but I’ve been trying to be more confident in my play lately and so just took a hopeful shot and it worked. It went in the bottom left corner, which probably made me look much better than I am.” Davis was set up by McKay for the Choppers’ sixth goal of the game —his sixth of the season — a volleyed blast that looked like it could have put a hole in the mesh. The 6-2 win was the Choppers’ most decisive in a number of years, in a very competitive league. This season, they’ve had an excellent first half against most of the league’s best teams, before losing steam in the closing stages. Recent additions of skilled players should give them more success in the new year. ***** When rain, snow or dark of night puts a stop to the outdoor game, you can always bring it indoors. Following the success of their fall co-ed bas-

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ketball league, Recreation, Culture and Airpark Services is offering a co-ed indoor soccer league for ages 16 and up. Assistant manager, Amanda Arbuckle says the league will run on Tuesday evenings at Silver Creek School, starting January 12. It will be 4-on-4, with a requirement that at least one female be on the floor for each team throughout the game. If a team is short on females in that game, “in the interest of good sportsmanship, the opposing team may lend players to the team that is short so that they can field a lineup and play a game,” says Arbuckle. “A team or individual can register and once all registrations are received, staff will work with the teams in attempts to provide balance.” As with the basketball league, the soccer league would be self-officiating, though staff would be supervising. The goal is to have enough players for four teams, with each team getting one game per week until March 1 — but it’s subject to registration numbers. Cost is $20 and you can sign up at the rec centre’s reception desk until January 8.

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KORNUM, Lauris Chester January 29, 1929 - December 18, 2015 On December 18, 2015 our beloved father and husband, Lauris, passed away while surrounded in a circle of love by his wife and eight children. Lauris is survived by his wife Frances of 61 years, his children: Lourie (Doug), Barry (Glenda), Leta (Gord), Cindy (Darren), Sharon (Mack), Karen (Neal), Kelly (Margot), Tanya (Jody), 20 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Dad, you will be missed terribly. You can rest peacefully knowing you have left a wonderful legacy behind in each and every one of us. We love you! In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Lauris’s name to the Fraser Canyon Hospice society or the Canadian Cancer Agency. A service will be held at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Monday, December 28, 2015 at 2:00 pm.

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Thursday, December 24, 2015, Hope Standard A19 Can’t get the car in the garage? Sell unwanted items in the Classifieds today! 604-869-2421

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 320

MOVING & STORAGE

INTEGRITY MOVERS, moving & delivery services. We’re not satisfied until you are. (604)860-5277

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 329 PAINTING & DECORATING www.paintspecial.com 778-322-2378 Lower Mainland 604-996-8128 Fraser Valley Running this ad for over 12yrs

PAINT SPECIAL 3 rooms for $299

This week’s puzzle answers!

2 coats any colour

(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls

Cloverdale High Performance paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring.

604-869-2421...Call Us Now!

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HELP WANTED

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 338

PLUMBING

Full Service Plumbing from Parker Dean. Fast, reliable, 24/7 service. Take $50 off your next job if you present this ad. Vancouver area. 1-800-573-2928

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PETS 477

PETS

CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866

WINDOWS

FRASER CANYON GLASS, for all your glass repairs, windshields domestic & imports. (604)869-9514

CHIHUAHUA XMAS pups, 2 males, Deer, 5mos & Apple, 8wks, ready. $750. 604-702-1908

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HELP WANTED

NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com

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EARLY LEARNING PROGRAM COORDINATOR POSTING NO. 15-044E

School District #78 (Fraser-Cascade) has a position of a Temporary Early Learning Program Coordinator effective January 4, 2016 to June 30, 2016. Under the direction of the Principal of Kent Elementary School, the StrongStart Program Coordinator will be responsible for the delivery of the Strong Start program in the community of Agassiz, B.C. in School District No.78 (Fraser-Cascade). The successful candidate must possess a certi¿cate, preferably a Diploma, in Early Childhood Education;

HELP WANTED

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HELP WANTED

Digital Media Representative Black Press | Surrey, BC Black Press Community Media is the largest independently-owned media company in Canada, with more than 80 titles and websites in British Columbia.

Digital Sales We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our rapidly expanding digital team as a Black Press Digital Media Rep. The Digital Sales Rep is responsible for achieving monthly revenue objectives within an assigned cluster or market. The Digital Sales Rep will work closely with an assigned team and category to drive product adoption and revenue growth. Responsibilities • Identify, pitch and close advertising sales to local and regional clients • Develop strong relationships with clients • Co-manage pipeline and sales channel • Ensure knowledge of digital media is current via corporate training and self-development Job Qualifications • Proven digital sales experience • Professional written and oral communication skills • Eager, self-starter that is motivated to work in a rapidly changing business • 3+ years of experience selling digital advertising in a similar role We Offer • Great working environment • Competitive salary/commission • Excellent benefit package Full job description at: blackpress.ca Please submit your resume with cover letter and related work experience to: Andrew Franklin, Director of Digital Development Email: afranklin@blackpress.ca Competition closes: December 31, 2015 We thank everyone who is interested in this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Description: Seventeen and one-half (17.5) hours per week (Schedule to be determined by Principal) Hourly Rate: $22.85 Applications with full supporting documentation, including references, and transcripts, if available can be submitted to:

Ms. Natalie Lowe-Zucchet Secretary-Treasurer School District #78 (Fraser-Cascade) 650 Kawkawa Lake Road Hope, B.C. V0X 1L4 Fax: 604-869-7400 CLOSING DATE: JANUARY 4, 2016 Questions regarding this position or to obtain a copy of the full job description may be directed to Ashley Limb, Human Resources at 604-869-2411 or ashley.limb@ sd78.bc.ca

HOMES FOR RENT

YALE-2 bedroom with office space. New floors & paint. Carport & five appliances. N/S. One small pet negotiable. Prefer mature couple. Long-term lease available. $1000/mon. Avail. Dec. 15. (604)860-9141 Call or text.

GERMAN Shepherd pups. Working line. Black. 9 wks old, 1 left. $750. 604-820-4230, 604-302-7602

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

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HOPE, 1 bdrm furnished or unfurnished mobile home in a Senior’s Community. We are part of the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program. Call Gale 604-860-3578 HOPE, Large Mobile Home, 14’ wide, 2 bdrm with large patio, in Senior’s community. We are part of the crime free multi-housing program. Available immediately. Call Gale 604-860-3578

UPHOLSTERY

ROGER’S UPHOLSTERY, furniture, windows, fabric, in-home & online estimates. Call 604-860-0939

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RENTALS

750

SUITES, LOWER

HOPE, Large, bright & updated 1 bdrm bsmt suite in house near Kawkawa lake. Private entrance, shared laundry. Utilities, internet & satellite incl. Ref. req. Avail. now. No pets. $800/mon. + deposit. Call 604-217-5358

MISC. FOR SALE

SAWMILLS from only $4,397 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT.

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MISC. WANTED

Have Unwanted Firearms?

TRANSPORTATION 812

AUTO SERVICES

HOPE AUTO BODY, complete collision repair & restoration. www.hopeautobody.ca Call (604)869-5244

Have unwanted or inherited firearms in your possession? Don’t know how to dispose of them safely and legally? Contact Wanstalls and we will come and pick them up and pay you fair value for them. Wanstalls has been proudly serving the Lower Mainland firearms community since 1973. We are a government licensed firearms business with fully certified verifiers, armorers and appraisers.

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SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

Call today to set up an appointment 604-4679232

SALES

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The Real Estate Weekly, one of Canada’s leading and award winning community newspapers has an opening for an experienced Advertising Consultant. This is an excellent career opportunity for a results-driven individual looking to contribute to an award winning product. The ideal candidate will have to be a strong communicator, well organized, self-motivated, determined and enjoy working in a fast paced environment. Your customer service will be second to none. You will be experienced in cold call selling, creative marketing planning and experienced with digital. You will also be proficient in Excel and Word programs. The Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines is a must. Competitive Base Salary, Commission and Benefits. A car and a valid driver’s license is required. If you are up to the challenge, please email your resume with a brief note on why you are a great candidate to:

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30255 Cedar Lane DL# 31038 604-855-0666

Christmas Specials! 2005 DODGE NEON, auto 4 dr sedan, a/c. STK#701. $1,995. 2002 TOYOTA COROLLA 4dr, auto, loaded, STK#744. $3,900. 2003 HONDA CIVIC, auto 4 dr sedan loaded STK#666. $4,900 2004 ACURA EL 1.7 4dr sedan leather, sunroof, loaded, Only this week! STK#724. $5,900. 2007 TOYOTA YARIS, 4 dr, auto, sedan, STK#734 $5,900. 2005 HONDA CIVIC, 4 dr, auto, loaded. STK#710. $6,900. 2005 HONDA CIVIC, 4 dr, auto, loaded. STK#672. $6,900. 2009 FORD FOCUS 4dr,sedan loaded, auto STK#687 $6,900. 2005 MAZDA 3, 4dr sedan, full load, s/roof. STK#743. This week only! $7,500. 2008 HONDA CIVIC 4 dr auto, loaded. STK#691. $7,900. 2009 NISSAN ALTIMA 4 dr, sedan, auto, fully loaded, STK#696 $7,900. 2007 PONTIAC TORRENT 4 dr, AWD, fully loaded, only 99K kms. STK#657 $9,900. 2011 NISSAN Versa 4dr auto, h/bk, loaded, STK#721 $9,900. 2004 ACURA MDX 4dr auto, 7 psgr, loaded, DVD, Navigation STK#254 $10,900. 2012 NISSAN SENTRA 4dr, sedan, auto, fully loaded, STK#723. $11,900. 2011 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 4 dr, auto, fully loaded. This week only! STK#721 $12,900. 2012 HONDA CIVIC 4 dr, auto, loaded, STK#695. $14,900. 2008 CHEV 1500 LT. Crew cab, 4X4, auto, short box, fully loaded. STK#600. $16,900.

REAL ESTATE

2004 MAZDA 3 Auto, 4 dr, Only this wk! STK#673 $4,900. 2004 DODGE CARAVAN 7psgr, loaded STK#525 $2,900. 2003 FORD FOCUS 4 dr, auto, Aircared, STK#545, $2,900. 2003 HONDA ODYSSEY 7psg full load, runs good, Aircared STK#530 $3,900. 2007 CHEV UPLANDER 7 psg fully loaded. STK#473 $4,500. 2002 FORD F150 crew cab 4X4 auto, fully loaded, short box. STK#686 $5,900. 2008 KIA RONDO 4 dr, auto, 7 psgr, leather, runs good, STK#424. $9,900. 2009 TOYOTA COROLLA 4 dr sedan, loaded. No trade. STK#504. $10,900.

633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS

New SRI Manufactured homes Singles $74,900. Doubles $94,900. PARK SPACES AVAILABLE REPOSSESSIONS 1974-2010 www.glenbrookhomes.net Chuck 604-830-1960 Trades. Financing. Permits.

Financing Available www.keytrackautosales.ca

RENTALS pick a part

706

APARTMENT/CONDO

The Scrapper

LOOKING FOR WITNESSES for a multi vehicle accident, westbound on Hwy#1 near the Glover Road overpass on October 23, 2015 at 11 a.m. A road rage incident started a chain reaction accident involving a white pickup, brown and black SUVs. Please contact Chris at 604269-85120 File no. 23421.

HOPE, 1 & 2 BEDROOM APT., for rent $575 - $650, Park Royal, heat & hot water inc., balcony, covered parking, 55, NP, NS. Best Loc Hope. Ref’s required. Call (604)860-0236 Linda or (604) 8251444 HOPE, 2 bdrm apt., adult oriented complex, 4 appliances, newly reno’d, electric heat, N/S, N/P. (604)869-9402 or 604-869-1432

Read the Classifieds

HOPE,

Large 2 bdrm apt in newer immaculate building, rarely available, for rent now. Brand new flooring throughout, fresh paint, spotlessly clean, f/s & d/w, in-suite laundry room plus shared avail. Includes parking, gas fireplace, covered balcony, extra storage, with res. caretaker in adult-oriented quiet building. N/P, N/S or loud noise permitted. Ref’s Req. Your safety and peaceful enjoyment is our top priority. $925 month. Call 604-860-4559

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DUPLEXES/4PLEXES

HOPE, 2 bdrm, 1 bath, duplex, 900 sq ft, fenced backyard w/ large shed, well maintained, N/S, D/D, utilities extra, 474 Rupert St. $875/mo. Available now. Call (604)798-5557

733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS HOPE, 2 Mobile Home Pads for rent in senior’s community. Call Gordon 604-240-3464

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KEY TRACK AUTO SALES Abbotsford

SALES

Real Estate Weekly - Chilliwack

Competition closes December 22, 2015

TRUCKS & VANS

33166 South Fraser Way DL# 40083 778-908-5888

Advertising Consultant

Lisa Farquharson Publisher: REW Chilliwack lisa@blackpress.ca

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Wanstalls Tactical & Sporting Arms

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TRANSPORTATION

HOPE, Silver Hope Mobile Park. Cabin, Mobile homes, and R/V pads for monthly rentals, cable included. Call (604)869-1203 or (604)860-0652

In the Matter of Part 3.1 (Administrative Forfeiture) of the Civil Forfeiture Act [SBC 2005, C. 29] the CFA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: On November 26, 2015, on the Trans Canada Highway, near Hope, B.C., Peace Officer(s) of the Fraser Valley RCMP IRSU seized, at the time indicated, the subject property, described as: a 2003 white Chevrolet Astro Van, BCLP: HL5888, VIN: 1GCDL19X93B129782, on or about 11:21 Hours. The subject property was seized because there was evidence that the subject property had been used in the commission of an offence (or offences) under section 5(2) (Possession for purpose of trafficking) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act of Canada (CDSA) and was therefore offencerelated property pursuant to section 11 (Search, seizure and detention) of the CDSA. Notice is hereby given that the subject property, CFO file Number: 2015-3175, is subject to forfeiture under Part 3.1 of the CFA and will

be forfeited to the Government for disposal by the Director of Civil Forfeiture unless a notice of dispute is filed with the Director within the time period set out in this notice. A notice of dispute may be filed by a person who claims to have an interest in all or part of the subject property. The notice of dispute must be filed within 60 days of the date upon which this notice is first published. You may obtain the form of a notice of dispute, which must meet the requirements of Section 14.07 of the CFA, from the Director’s website, accessible online at www. pssg.gov.bc.ca/civilforfeiture. The notice must be in writing, signed in the presence of a lawyer or notary public, and mailed to the Civil Forfeiture Office, PO Box 9234 Station Provincial Government, Victoria, B.C. V8W 9J1.


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Thursday, December 24, 2015 The Hope Standard

Payton & Buckle FINE FOOTWEAR

Sale

BOXING DAY

Starts Saturday, th December 26 at 11am

Payton & Buckle FINE FOOTWEAR

45930 Wellington Ave Downtown Chilliwack 604.792.2375

102 - 32883 S. Fraser Way Abbotsford next to KFC 604.859.2330

380-19800 Lougheed Hwy Pitt Meadows 604.457.3375

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Hope Standard, December 24, 2015  

December 24, 2015 edition of the Hope Standard

Hope Standard, December 24, 2015  

December 24, 2015 edition of the Hope Standard