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Vessel stolen

Deer hunter finds boat hidden in forest ANDREW BAILEY

A weekend that began with a horrible shock ended in celebration for Tofino couple Jesse and Nicki Blake who were reunited with their boat roughly 24 hours after reporting it stolen. “It’s just such a horrible feeling to be robbed like that from your home,” Jesse told the Westerly News. “It was an unbelievably gross feeling and then just to have my boat back and seeing the community be so supportive; you don’t know you have a community until they’ve got your back like that.” The pair had recently returned from a trip to Nova Scotia to discover their 17’ boat Calais was missing from in front of their Jensen’s Bay Road home. Jesse said he was not initially concerned because he had told some friends they could borrow the boat while he was out of town but, when he called to ask where it was, they said they had not used it. The boat was reported stolen on Friday and news of its theft quickly spread throughout the community, leading to its retrieval on Saturday. Jesse said a man, who has asked to remain anonymous, had discovered the boat hidden under some brush while deer hunting near Ucluelet roughly two weeks ago.


KIDS SUPPORTING KIDS: Ucluelet youth celebrated the arrival of the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock team on Saturday by shaving their heads to help raise funds for pediatric cancer research. Watch a video of the event, and of the following day’s pancake breakfast event in Tofino, at and find more photos on page 11.



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Tofino couple recovers stolen boat in 24 hours From A1

He said the man told him that he had reported finding the boat to an RCMP anonymous tip-line. “It was a bit frustrating because this was reported a couple of weeks ago to the RCMP. It wasn’t reported stolen, it was just reported that there was a suspicious boat stashed in the trees,” Jesse said. “It was covered with freshly cut cedars and was stashed in there and, when [the hunter] walked up on it, he actually got really spooked because of the way it looked. It looked like someone was trying to hide something.” The boat was in the same spot the hunter had found it in when Jesse arrived to retrieve it on Saturday and he believes whoever stashed it there was familiar with the area. “It’s a really overgrown spur they drove into and there’s just a little back pull-out where they could back the boat in and then turn their truck around and get out,” Jesse said. “So, whoever did it knew this spot.” He said friends and neighbours suggested the boat was gone shortly after the couple left for Nova Scotia on Sept. 11. “It basically went missing pretty much right after we left,” he said. He said three full gas tanks, a flare gun,

“I was so disgusted. I was furious. I was so angry.” – Jesse Blake

fire extinguisher and radio were missing, but the vessel was otherwise intact. “We were stoked..You go from the worst feelings to the best. I was so disgusted. I was furious. I was so angry,” he said adding that experiencing his community rally around him was eye-opening and heartwarming. “Even before my boat was found, the amount of people that were supportive and the amount of [social media] shares and the amount of outrage from the community too that something like this happened, it was nice to see.” Sgt. Todd Pebernat of the Tofino RCMP told the Westerly News on Sunday that an investigation into the vessel’s theft is ongoing and he asks anyone with any information, or who saw something suspicious, to immediately contact the Tofino RCMP at 250-725-3242 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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Surf comp empowers youth Over 110 female surfers shine in ninth annual competition NORA O’MALLEY

The breadth of Canadian women’s surfing was showcased over the weekend as the 9th annual Queen of the Peak surf event settled in at Cox Bay Beach. Contest co-founder Krissy Montgomery said the level of competition is just getting higher and higher. “I remember the first year of the Princess of the Peak [under-16] and it was just kind of a handful of kids getting pushed into waves, and now it’s vicious. They are so talented it’s crazy,” said Montgomery, who owns Tofino’s Surf Sister surf school. QOP 2018 featured 16 youths in under-16 division, 48 shortboarders, and 48 longboarders. Registration for the longboard division sold out in a record six hours.Kate Orford, 43, has entered every single QOP since it started in 2009. The Tofino resident has taught surfing all over the world and currently runs the Surf Shack at Pacific Sands. “Just looking at these girls and watching them shred, they’re going to grow up in a whole different surf world than what we had to grow up in. It’s amazing,” Orford told the Westerly. When guests ask where her favourite place to surf is, Orford always tells them it’s home. “It’s not polluted. It’s not gnarly cold, wetsuit development has come so far. So that helps. But more so it’s just the vibe,” explains Orford. “You can go to the beach on your own and you know you will meet someone you know. Someone will high five you, someone will help get you out of your suit if you’re stuck. All of those things happen in this town. I love it.” Cathy Thicke, 65, started surfing at 50. She recalls a time when they didn’t even make wetsuits for

TIDES & WEATHER 7 Days Tidal Predictions Provided by Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Ucluelet THURSDAY OCTOBER 4, 2018 TIDE 02:56 09:38 15:12 21:14

Metres 0.8 2.8 1.6 3.1

Feet 2.6 9.2 5.2 10.2


Sun and clouds

FRIDAY OCTOBER 5, 2018 TIDE 03:59 10:34 16:18 22:22

Metres 0.7 3 1.3 3.2

Feet 2.3 9.8 4.3 10.5


Chance of showers


Queen of the Peak co-founder Krissy Montgomery, right, offers her cheery support for young Princess of the Peak surfers Cadence, left, Ava, Jade, and Isla. The young and budding surf stars had a blast participating in this year’s contest.

“If I was seven years old and I was watching this, I would be so inspired to get out there” – Cathy Thicke women. “For the young women of this town [QOP] is a huge inspiration. Where else can you surf in front of all your friends and family? And compete against some of the best women in North America,” said Thicke. “If I was seven years old and I was watching this, I would be so inspired to get out there. Our kids didn’t have those role models, but now they have them and I think it’s wonderful.” Leah Dawson, a prolific surf-

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er based on the North Shore of Oahu, said Surf Sister and QOP has broken down a lot of barriers for women. “The QOP represents everything that I dream for in women’s surfing,” said Dawson, who won the longboard division for the second year in a row. At the beginning of Sept. 2018, the World Surf League announced that from the 2019 season onwards, male and female surfers would be awarded the same prize money at all WSL controlled competitions. “I think it’s an amazing step not just for women in surfing, I think it’s an amazing step for women in sport. I saw that there was a couple snowboard contests that already pledged equal pay,” said Dawson.“We’re getting past the better than or less than and just accepting that women are

going to surf differently. And we’re celebrating that. Instead of ‘you’re surfing good, but not as good as a guy.’” Montgomery reiterates. “I feel so proud to be part of a sport that is that progressive. I think it’s an amazing call on their behalf and I would love to see set a precedent in women’s sport in general,” she said. Next year will mark the tenth anniversary of the all-women’s surf contest. “We’ll have a couple extra things up our sleeves for year ten,” Montgomery notes. Olympic 2020 hopeful Mathea Olin won the 2018 Queen of the Peak shortboard crown. Tofino’s Jasmine Porter,13, capped off a successful Surftember, by winning the Princess of the Peak division.

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TIDE 04:54 11:21 17:15 23:21

Metres 0.6 3.2 1.1 3.3

Feet 2.0 10.5 3.6 10.8


Afternoon showers

SUNDAY OCTOBER 7, 2018 TIDE 05:42 12:03 18:05

Metres 0.6 3.3 0.8

Feet 2.0 10.8 2.6


Occasional rain

MONDAY OCTOBER 8, 2018 TIDE 00:14 06:25 12:42 18:51

Metres 3.4 0.6 3.5 0.6

Feet 11.2 2.0 11.5 2.0


Periods of rain

TUESDAY OCTOBER 9, 2018 TIDE 01:03 07:06 13:19 19:36

Metres 3.4 0.7 3.5 0.5

Feet 11.2 2.3 11.5 1.6


Possible showers

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 10, 2018 TIDE 01:50 07:45 13:56 20:18

Metres 3.3 0.8 3.6 0.5

Feet 10.8 2.6 11.8 1.6


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offence, $20,000 for a second. WorkSafeBC, which sends you to With long wait lists for a whole the front of the line. And that’s with host of procedures and an aging grey-market private clinics taking and growing population, this is some of the load from people willing a critical time for B.C. A scan to pay to end their suffering. (Next time you hear a politician through the health ministry’s wait fret about over-prescription of opitime database gives a sense of the pressure already on the system. oid painkillers, consider why that Here’s one of hundreds of exammight be.) ples: as of the end of August, there I caught up with Dix last week Tom Fletcher were 4,244 B.C. residents waiting after he announced the province was for surgery to repair an abdominal taking over two private magnetic reshernia, a painful and debilitating rupture of the onance imaging (MRI) clinics, in Surrey and Abstomach muscles where the intestines push through. botsford. Diagnostic tests like MRI and CT scans At most hospitals in B.C., you’ll likely wait have been exempted from federal and provincial somewhere between eight and 30 weeks for that laws banning extra billing, but Ottawa has now surgery, unless you’re hurt on a job covered by decided they will be included in our Cuban-style

state monopoly of health care as of April 1. That deadline was just extended by six months, giving B.C. time to add public capacity. Hence the purchase of private MRIs, along with extending operating hours and the addition of new machines, particularly in the Northern Health and Fraser Health regions. “The federal government has decided, even though it’s always been illegal to do that under the Canada Health Act, that they’re not going to permit [privately paid MRIs] any longer,” Dix told me. “And of course I don’t personally like the two-tiered nature of it. If you can afford to pay, you get ahead of me on the next wait list when you come back in the public system, because you can afford to pay for your MRI.” Read more at

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THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE SUCCESS Ucluelet rises to the occasion again! 13 merry volunteers collected 1,300 lbs of kindly donated food as part of the Thanksgiving Food Drive held across B.C. this past Saturday. All donated food in Ucluelet and Mill Stream was delivered Saturday to our local Food Bank on the Edge. All donated food goes towards the needs of those who live in our West Coast communities. It was all so simple. We dropped off the white food bags with a flyer during the week and then on Saturday we drove by and picked up the white bags and some boxes that had been filled with wonderfully donated food items for those in need and we delivered the donated food items to our local food fonk, the Food Bank on the Edge. It is all made possible by the cheerful volunteers and the most wonderful acts of kindness by our first-class community donors. One more cheer for our great community and the volunteers. If you missed us this year, well, we will be back at the same time next year furthering neighbourhood acts of kindness. Ucluelet and Mill Stream, it looks good on! If anyone would like to support those in need through this food drive effort so that we can cover even more of Ucluelet and Mill Stream, our cheerful band of volunteers would love to have your help. Alan Anderson Local Food Drive Organizer Ucluelet

THANKS FROM THE DUNCAN FAMILY What an amazing community ! We are truly grateful and fortunate to have been posted by the RCMP to Ucluelet. We arrived in Ucluelet in 2014 with two boys, Jace (now 7 years old) Rylan (now 5.5 years old) and we were expecting Ava (now a fiery 4 year old). People travel all across the world to Ucluelet for the amazing beaches, fishing, whale watching, surfing, breathtaking views, the Wild Pacific Trail, local restaurants, and the list goes on ...but we know there is one more reason why Ucluelet is so special. It is you, the people of Ucluelet who welcomed our family with open arms, without hesitation and accepted us into the community. We knew our time was limited in Ucluelet, which can be challenging to get know people but we did not feel that way in Ucluelet. We now understand what it means to be apart of an amazing community and we truly understand the meaning “it takes a village” to raise a child. We have left Ucluelet better people for the time we spent there. We leave with full hearts, life time friendships and wonderful memories. Ucluelet will always have a special place in our hearts and we will definitely be back! Thanks for everything Ukee!! Jarett, Rhianna, Jace, Rylan and Ava Duncan Alert Bay

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ALBERNI-CLAYOQUOT REGIONAL DISTRICT: PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY given to the electors of Electoral Area “C” (Long Beach) that an election by voting is necessary to elect one (1) Director for a four year term commencing November 2018, and that the persons nominated as candidates and for whom votes will be received are:

DIRECTOR – ELECTORAL AREA “C” (Long Beach) – One (1) to be elected Surname BENNETT ROBERTS

Usual Names Tony Kel

Residential Address 1407 Port Albion Road, Ucluelet, BC 680 Margot Place, Errington, BC

SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 70 (ALBERNI): PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY given to the electors of Electoral Area “C” (Long Beach), and Maa-nulth First Nations: Toquaht Nation and Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ Government that an election by voting is necessary to elect one (1) Trustee for a four-year term commencing November 2018, and that the persons nominated as candidates and for whom votes will be received are:

SCHOOL TRUSTEE ELECTORAL AREA #1 (West Coast) – One (1) to be elected Surname MOLE LESLIE

Usual Names Sally Sandra

Residential Address 367 Marine Drive, Ucluelet, BC 1340 Pine Road, Ucluelet, BC

VOTING DATES AND LOCATIONS GENERAL VOTING will be open to qualified electors of Electoral Area “C” (Long Beach), Toquaht Nation and Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ Government on: Saturday, October 20, 2018 between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm at the following locations: Locations Ucluelet Community Centre Tofino Council Chambers Harold Bishop Fire Hall

Address 500 Matterson, Ucluelet, BC 380 Campbell Street, Tofino, BC 7667 Pacific Rim Highway, Port Alberni, BC

ADVANCE VOTING OPPORTUNITIES will be available to qualified electors as follows: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm at the following locations: Locations Address Ucluelet Community Centre 500 Matterson, Ucluelet, BC Tofino Council Chambers 380 Campbell Street, Tofino, BC Harold Bishop Fire Hall 7667 Pacific Rim Highway, Port Alberni, BC Tuesday, October 16, 2018 between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District Office 3008 Fifth Avenue, Port Alberni, BC

ELECTOR REGISTRATION There is no need to pre-register to vote as the registration of all electors for this election will take place at the time of voting. You will be required to make a declaration that you meet the following requirements: • • • •

18 years of age or older on general voting day Canadian citizen resident of BC for at least 6 months immediately preceding the day of registration resident of OR registered owner of real property in the regional district electoral area or trustee electoral area for at least 30 days immediately preceding the day of registration, and • not disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election or otherwise disqualified by law. Resident electors must produce 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature). Picture identification is not necessary. The identification must prove both residency and identity. Non-resident property electors must produce 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature) to prove identity, proof that they are entitled to register in relation to the property, and, if there is more than one owner of the property, written consent from the majority of the property owners. The written consent form is available for download on the Regional District website

MAIL BALLOT VOTING Qualified electors may vote by mail if they: • have a physical disability, illness or injury that affects their ability to vote at another voting opportunity, OR • expect to be absent from the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District on general voting day and at the times of all advance voting opportunities. • Reside in Electoral Areas: “C” (Long Beach) or Maa-nulth First Nations: Toquaht Nation and Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ Government that are remote from the voting places at which they are entitled to vote where their only access to their residence is by boat or aircraft, or their travel time by road from their residence to the nearest voting place at which the person is entitled to vote is greater than thirty (30) minutes. REQUESTING A MAIL BALLOT PACKAGE: Before 4 pm on October 19, 2018 you must submit the Application to Vote by Mail which can be downloaded off the ACRD website www. to the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District Office either by mail (3008 Fifth Avenue, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 2E3), fax (250-723-1327) or email The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District will send out mail ballot packages commencing on or about October 1, 2018. If your application is received after October 12th and time does not permit mailing, you should arrange to pick up a package from the ACRD office, 3008 fifth Avenue, Port Alberni, BC. To be counted, your mail ballot must be received by the Chief Election Officer no later than 8 pm on Saturday, October 20, 2018. For further information on the 2018 Election visit the Regional District website at or contact the Chief Election Officer or Deputy Chief Election Officer at (250) 720-7200 during regular office hours, Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Wendy Thomson, Chief Election Officer

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Pursuant to Section 227 of the Community Charter, public notice is hereby given that the District of Tofino Council will consider “District of Tofino 2017-2020 Tax Exemption Amendment Bylaw No. 1226.02, 2018” at its regular Council meeting on October 9, 2018. The following described properties are considered for exemption from taxation to the extent of the land value and improvement value situated thereon under the authority of Section 224(2)(a) of the Community Charter for the year’s 2019 and 2020: Lot 1, District Lot 114, Plan VIP34040, Except Plan RW 34122, Clayoquot District, owned by the Tofino Senior Citizens Housing Society. Estimate of the amount of municipal taxes that would be imposed on the property if it were not exempt: $4,138 (2019); $4,221 (2020). Lot 5, District Lot 261, Plan VIP76054, Clayoquot District, leased by Tofino Destination Management Organization (dba Tourism Tofino). Estimate of the amount of municipal taxes that would be imposed on the property if it were not exempt: $6,990 (2019); $7,130 (2020). For more information, please contact: Nyla Attiana Director of Financial Services (T) 250.725.3229 ext (601) (E)

On October 20th

TOFINO    OCTOBER 10th and 20th  2018 GENERAL LOCAL ELECTION - YOUR VOTE COUNTS!    Eligible Tofino voters will elect one Mayor, six Councillors and one School Trustee for four year terms on Saturday, October 20, 2018 (Advanced Voting on October 10th).   WHO ARE THE CANDIDATES?  Office /^dof Mayor - One (1) to be elected  

Usual Name Josie Osborne Omar Soliman Jarmo Venalainen

Office of Councillor - Six (6) to be elected  Usual Name Al Anderson Stephen Ashton Dorothy Baert Jason Brown Britt Chalmers Craig Heber Chris Heisterman Stephanie Hughes Eric Kingsley Duncan McMaster Andrea McQuade Tom Stere


FUNDRAISING SUCCESS: Ucluelet Elementary School fundraised over $1,730 for The Terry Fox Foundation last month. From left, UES students Orson Myck, Doyle Craig, Avery Mancini, Parker Mancini and Willow Hopkins smile widely next to the school’s fundraiser’s poster.

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Residential Address 1340 Pine Road, Ucluelet, BC 367 Marine Drive, Ucluelet, BC

WHEN AND WHERE DO I VOTE? Advance Vote: Wed, Oct 10 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Election Day: Sat, Oct 20 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Eligible Tofino voters will cast their ballot either in advance or on General Voting Day in the Council Chamber, Municipal Office, at 380 Campbell Street. WHO CAN VOTE? You can vote as either a resident elector or a non-resident property elector if you are: o 18 years or older on General Voting Day (Oct 20th) o Canadian citizen o resident of BC for at least 6 months at time of voting (advance – Apr 9 or earlier; election day - Apr 19 or earlier) o resident or non-resident property owner of Tofino for at least 30 days at time of voting (advance – Sept 9 or earlier; election day – Sept 19 or earlier) o not disqualified by law from voting o registered to vote o and, if a non-resident property elector o not entitled to register as a resident elector o if applicable, have written consent from the majority of owners to register as the property’s elector o may only register in relation to one property If you are not on the voters list, you can register at the time of voting by completing an application and providing 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature) that prove who you are and, for resident electors only, where you live. Property electors must also provide proof of ownership (certificate of title or tax notice) and, if there is more than one owner, written consent from the majority to register. Consent forms are available on our website at FOR MORE INFORMATION Elyse Goatcher-Bergmann Chief Election Officer

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Notice of Permissive Tax Exemptions Under Section 227 of the Community Charter, Council must give notice of a proposed bylaw regarding permissive exemptions, identifying the property, the proposed exemptions, the number of years and the estimate of taxes for the next three years. The Estimated 2019-2022 Tax Exemptions under the Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw Amendment Bylaw 1237, 2018 are as follows: Property

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Exempt Assessment Westcoast Community confidential 326,000 Resources Centre Westcoast Community 42000010 147,100 Resources Centre Nuu-Chah-Nulth First 42000020 42,300 Nations Minister of Child and 42000030 42,300 Family Development Vancouver Island 42000040 354,000 Regional Library Ucluelet Daycare 42000050 577,000

Class Municipal Tax Municipal Tax 2019 2020 01 $1,877 $1,971

Municipal Tax 2021 $2,069





















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Candidates weigh in on Coast’s key issues The ‘Westerly News’ asks each potential leader what sets them apart from the pack West Coast communities will vote for their next representatives in an Oct. 20 election. We asked each candidate running in Tofino and Ucluelet as well as School District 70 and Electoral Area C what they feel is the most important issue facing their community and what sets them apart from the other candidates. This week, we present the answers from both Tofino and Ucluelet’s candidates for mayor as well as the two candidates for Electoral Area C Director. Responses from the remaining candidates will be presented in next week’s Westerly News.

Tofino’s candidates for mayor

Josie Osborne What do you feel is the most pressing election issue? Affordability is the most pressing issue Tofitians face in their daily lives. Whether it is housing, childcare, transportation or the costs of running a business, too many Tofino residents are feeling pinched by the gap between their income and the cost of living. Tofino’s Council must continue to focus on delivering the greatest value possible for the municipal services we depend on, as Josie Osborne well as maximizing the social, environmental and economic benefits to the community of Council decisions. Mayor and Council must also persistently advocate for Tofino’s needs and address affordability issues with the provincial and federal governments. What sets you apart from the other candidates? Experience and a proven ability to deliver results for Tofino. After 20 years living in Tofino and almost six years being mayor, I have developed a clear understanding that civic progress is a gradual process. Moderate, inclusive change that works for the many is much preferable to extreme or revolutionary change that serves the few. My ties in this community and across the region are deep. My relationships with senior levels of

government are strong. I am a respected, experienced mayor who represents our community proudly, listens and communicates well, and believes in building a strong team with Council, staff, and the community.

Omar Soliman What do you feel is the most pressing election issue? Our most important election issue is the lack of district referendums. All major issues should require elector assent before being passed as law. Allowing the shareholders of the community to voice their opinions through a vote democratically Omar Soliman is the most important issue in my mind. What sets you apart from the other candidates? I cannot speak for my opponents, but what I can promise to the residents as well as the individuals who do not have a say is that I will always be there for them, everyone will have my full and undivided attention. No subject is taboo, no question is wrong. We will never lose, we will win, or we will learn, together.

Jarmo Venalainen What do you feel is the most pressing election issue? The most pressing election issue, is for us to get to know each other so that we can respectfully consult and understand each othJarmo Venalainen er’s needs and wants. For too many decades, Tofino has been governed in a way which is appropriate for a frontier village. It has been governed by successive nuclei of power which have represented the needs of interest groups. Time has moved on. This is not appropriate. We are no longer a frontier village. We

are a very diverse force of over of 1900+ committed souls with the wealth and energy to solve our housing needs and treat our sewage. I will promote this.

have been able to see how the district staff and councils operate from the inside. I know the strengths of the organization. I also have a unique vison of the community from the Harbours perspective as the Harbour What sets you apart from the other can- manager. I manage 100’s of diverse people daily all with different concerns and wants didates? Typically, political behaviour subscribes which prepares me for a diverse council and to a deontological way of interacting. That community overall. is, “group actions are agreed and defended as being right or wrong, regardless of their Bill Irving consequences”. This is one way for a group to behave. It is not the only way. Personally, I What do you feel is the most pressing elecsubscribe to a teleological way. I evaluate the tion issue? The key issue is, how does Ucluelet tranactions of all people, myself included, with the question, “what purpose does it serve”. sition from talking about issues into If mayor, my primary purpose will be the doing something respectful consultation of, and health and safety of all Tofitians and our neighbours about them? My priand everyone else. ority is to quickly focus on developing a Ucluelet’s candidates for mayor plan to resolve issues like housing and traffic, passing an action Kevin Cortes budget and working Bill Irving with staff and comWhat do you feel is the most pressing election munity to start dealing with these priorities. issue? There are key priorities ahead; affordable The biggest issue that housing, road and sidewalk upgrades, keepis facing Ucluelet is ing and attracting business, harbor upgrades the lack of affordable and schools, to name a few. Getting elected housing at multiple is just the first step. It will take hard work levels from monthly and leadership to get this important work rentals or to purchase done in this great place we call home. for the average wage earner and seniors. What sets you apart from the other canThis problem is needs didates? Proven experience and the demonstrated to be addressed. This Kevin Cortes has been a problem ability to work with all levels of government for decades, still has not been solved is a is what Ucluelet needs. concern for me. Housing committees have There is a possibility that this election been established with council only to lose could find Ucluelet with 4 new council favour with succeeding councils. We need members. to establish a separate housing board with These will be talented, creative people who an inter changeable council member for want to deal with important issues facing community direction This way no mater Ucluelet like affordable housing. which government is voted in the board is The mayor you elect will be key in focusing entrenched. their desire for action. I have the experience as mayor in tackling key issues. What sets you apart from the other canFrom infrastructure upgrades to fibre opdidates? tics service to coast to community forest What sets me apart from the other candi- to harbour upgrades, I have led council in dates is that I have the experience of working getting it done. within the districts constructs,not just at the head of the table as a former mayor or More candidates, Page 8 councillor. As a contractor for the district I



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their voice, three times. Throughout that entire time my commitment and dedication to my position on council only grew stronger. Ucluelet deserves a Mayor that is readily available, approachable, involved in the community, and has a solid foundation in local government. I have ten years of experience. I have an excellent record of community involvement. I’ve volunteered on several of Ucluelet’s committees and boards. And I’ve experienced Ucluelet as a renter, an employee, a homeowner, and a business owner. I know Ucluelet, and as a recent retiree I know that I have the time, energy, and passion to fully commit to being Ucluelet’s next Mayor.

What do you feel is the most pressing election issue? The most pressing issue to Ucluelet is keeping our community our community, by managing growth that allows our neighbourhoods to remain tranquil and family friendly, maintaining the wonderful safe community that I grew up in and ensuring future generations have the same experiences and opportunities that I had. What sets you Electoral Area C (Long apart from the Beach) other candidates? What sets The two candidates are running me apart is for the position of Electoral Area that I focus on C (Long Beach Director are: Tony Mayco Noel team-building. Bennet and Kelvin Roberts. No action or direction of council can be achieved by one person. I have extensive Tony Bennett experience working in teams. What do you feel is the most pressing election issue? I have lived on the Coast for over 40 Randy Oliwa What do you feel is the most pressing years, raised my family here, struggled election issue? with many of you during the tough Although there are many other issues times and have facing Ucluelet, the lack of housing comseen the many pounds those issues. We can not continue changes that to operate in a reactive state, we need to have impacted be proactive. I have a plan to address all our region. I levels of our housing crisis. Through my have worked dicouncil position, my personal experience rectly in the loggrowing up in Ucluelet, and my passion ging, fishing and for problem solving, I have been working tourism industo introduce successful housing projects tries. My partner Tony Bennett from other comLinda was born munities to our and raised in Ahousaht. I understand the own. As your issues First Nation Communities continue Mayor, I would to face and the struggle and successes the i m m e d i at e l y Right to Self Determination will mean. re-establish the Area C is a collection of diverse commuUcluelet Hous- nities with a wide range of needs. I, like you, fell in love with this place. It ing Committee. It was extremely has given me much and, with your supeffective pro- port, I hope to continue to give a little Randy Oliwa ducing commu- back. nity-approved solutions to each unique What sets you apart from the other housing situation, whether that be assisted candidates? living, staff accommodation, or a home The pressures facing us both externalfit for a family. ly and within the individual communiWhat sets you apart from the other can- ties that make up Area C are varied and didates? complex. Regional discussions include Our community has elected me to be housing, transportation, waste manage-

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ment, water and health care provision. I will continue to work with our partners to provide a vision and seek solutions on these issues. Full participation from all communities in the region to actively engage on projects of Regional Consequence is key to our future. I continue to help lead the ACRD in recognition of First Nations Right to Self Determination, including the adoption of the Ahousaht Land Use Vision. As well as the Acrd’s continued support to a negotiated settlement to the T’aaq-wiihak fisheries court case.

Kelvin ‘Kel’ Roberts

What do you feel is the most pressing election issue? There are a number of pressing election issues that will have major impacts on not just the West Coast, but the province as a whole. These include the proposed LNG plant and oil spill response regulations. However, for us the potential extinction of the Southern Resident Killer Whales and the particular measures that the Minister of Fisheries is planning to, or has enacted such as the limiting of Fin Kelvin Roberts Fishing (Spring Salmon), will have a huge impact on tourism, and sport and commercial fisheries for the West Coast. While currently these restrictions are in place along the Salish Sea and areas on the North Coast, the majority of salmonids migrate along the West Coast, so the impact of local closures to residents of our area is critical. What sets you apart from the other candidates? What sets me apart is based on my platform of effective and pro-active proven leadership skills and a keen interest to listen to and pursue the needs of tax payers and residents, both full time and seasonal. I am a critical thinker with common sense, and an action oriented person. I will offer vitality and transparency for Area C residents and an open, collaborative and community based approach. I will pursue new ideas and offer a positive approach to any issue. I believe it is time for a change in local government.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE MONTHLY OUTDOOR WARNING SIREN TESTING AND ONE CALL NOW Please be advised that the District of Tofino conducts monthly testing of the Cox Bay, Mid-Chesterman and North Chesterman outdoor warning sirens (a.k.a. tsunami sirens and the One Call Now emergency notification system) on the first Friday of each month at 11:00 am. The purpose of monthly testing is to ensure that the sirens and One Call Now system are functioning effectively and to increase awareness of the importance of personal emergency preparedness. Siren testing will sound like this: • “This is a test of the emergency warning system. This is only a test.” • Westminster Chime (10 sec) • “Test of the emergency warning system is complete. This has only been a test.” For testing purposes, the Westminster Chime is used because it is the allclear tone used in emergency warning systems around the world. In the event of a real emergency such as a tsunami warning, the sirens will emit a wailing tone and a voice message will indicate the level of alert and advise that listeners tune into an official source of information. To learn more about Tofino’s emergency preparedness plan and to subscribe to emergency notifications from the District of Tofino, please visit: NORA O’MALLEY PHOTO

SENIORS FALL FORUM: West Coast residents Bev Garcia and Bill Appleyard joined over 55 seniors and seniors supporters on Monday at the UCC for a half-day of networking, presentations, and discussing issues. The forum featured exhibits from the Pacific Rim Hospice Society, the West Coast Mulitplex Society, the Westcoast Community Resources Society, Forest Glen, and more. Enhancing health care options was one of the issues that garnered the most stickers.

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Amanda McRae smiled wide as she pedalled into the Ucluelet Co-op’s parking lot on Saturday. The Tofino paramedic and firefighter is cycling across Vancouver Island as a member of the 2018 Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock team, raising money and awareness for pediatric Amanda McRae cancer research and Camp Goodtimes, a week-long experience for children and families affected by the disease. The team began their roughly 1,000-kilometre journey in Port Alice on Sept 23 and had covered roughly 605 kilometres before arriving in Ucluelet on Sept. 29. Ucluelet was buzzing to welcome McRae back to the West Coast as community members celebrated the Tour de Rock team’s arrival at the Co-op’s annual head-shaving celebration. “I felt like a kid at Christmas. I was so excited to come to the West

“I felt like a kid at Christmas. I was so excited to come to the West Coast.” – Amanda McRae Coast,” McRae told the Westerly News at the event. “Seeing familiar faces and faces that have helped me raise all this money to send kids to Camp Goodtimes; my heart is warm and I’m happy to be here.” McRae has raised roughly $15,599 so far, according to her Tour de Rock fundraising website, and she said she is grateful for the West Coast’s support. “This is my family. This is my home. You guys have supported me from day one,” she said. “I couldn’t have done it without you.” The riders arrived in Tofino on Sunday morning and BC Hydro’s planned eight-hour power outage could not darken the jubilant mood of a pancake breakfast event held to welcome them to town. “It’s such an important cause and a way we can show the big hearts that we have in a small town like Tofino and that we care,” said Tofino mayor Josie Osborne.

“I am so thrilled that this year we have a local rider, Amanda McRae, and it’s wonderful to see the kind of support that we have for her here in the community. She really represents the big heart that Tofino has. I’m really proud of her accomplishment.” McRae was all smiles as the team prepared to ride out and continue their journey, which will wrap up in Victoria on Oct. 5. “Thank you so much for the warm welcome on this rainy day,” she beamed. “It’s been great.” Tofino Fire Chief Brent Baker was delighted to see such a large turnout of community members arrive to show their support for McRae and her team. “They have worked and trained so hard for such an important cause and event and to see all their hard work come together like this and have the community be here to support them. It’s a really passionate community and it’s great to see everybody here behind them,” he said. “They’re going from town to town and school to school, spreading the word about what they’re doing, generating more awareness and creating a following. It’s amazing.” The ride has raised over $38 million since its launch in 1998.

For more information, please contact: Keith Orchiston, Emergency Program Coordinator, District of Tofino Email:, Phone: 250.725.3229 ext. 708

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The Pacific Rim Fish and Game Association would like to thank the following businesses and all of the Westcoast Communities for their support during our recent raffle: Tofino Fishing • Tofino RPM Tofino Distillery • Trilogy Fish Tofino Pioneer Boat Works Ucluelet Cap’n’Hook Ucluelet Gone Fishin’ Port Alberni

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Grand Prizes: Devon White, Jeff Vandenhoorn Consolation Prize: Cameron Pelligren Raffle Donation Recipient: Tofino Salmon Enhancement Society


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TOUR DE ROCK HEAD-SHAVES ANDREW BAILEY PHOTOS Ucluelet was buzzing with excitement on Saturday afternoon as the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock riders rode into town. Community members cheered the ride’s efforts to raise funds for Pediatric cancer research and Camp Goodtimes and lined up to have their heads shave for the cause. Watch a video of the event, and Tofino’s Cops for Cancer pankcake breakfast on Sunday, at and find more photos on our Facebook page at

A freshly sheared Const. Marcel Midlane is flanked by sons Caleb, left, and Mason who also lost their locks for the cause.

Ucluelet local Jeff Swann flashes a grin while getting his head shaved at the Ucluelet Co-op’s Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock party on Saturday. Swann has shaved his head for Cops for Cancer every year since 1996 and his four sons have participated every year since they were born.

West Coast kids happily lined up for their chance to have their heads shaved by volunteers during Saturday’s fundraising event.

Calgary resident Alexis Cooley joined her Ucluetian nephews Jayden and Kesler Taron for a wide-smiling embrace after their head shave.

Ava Duncan celebrated her second annual Cops for Cancer haircut from mom Rhianna.

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CLUES DOWN 1. Turfs 2. Handle 3. Floating ice 4. Railways 5. Breathe in 6. Neutralizes alkalis 7. Coenzyme A 8. Make a mistake 9. Tin 10. Parts of a machine 11. Midway between northeast and east 12. Prizes for victory 13. Great amount 14. Goodwill (archaic) 17. Suspicion of having THIS WEEKS ANSWER committed a crime 22. Signed one’s name 23. Quake 24. Exercise system __-bo 25. Round Dutch cheese 26. Ready to go 28. Khoikhoi peoples 29. Opera scene 32. Husband of Sita (Hindu)

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LIBRA – Sept 23/Oct 23 Life is going well for you in most respects, Libra. But there is always room for a little improvement. Now is a great time to take advantage of good fortune and push ahead. SCORPIO – Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, this week you are likely working out something important in your mind that can help clarify your emotions. The answer you get may be different from what you expected. SAGITTARIUS – Nov 23/Dec 21 Be careful not to overdo things this week, Sagittarius. You may want to jump right in to a gym workout or financial project. It’s good to be exuberant, but exercise caution, too. CAPRICORN – Dec 22/Jan 20 It is challenging to prevent your temper from getting the best of you sometimes, Capricorn. But hostility is not the way to handle a sticky situation. AQUARIUS – Jan 21/Feb 18 Aquarius, don’t be surprised if one day this week you wake up with inspiration that wasn’t there the night before. Keep an eye out for strokes of genius. PISCES – Feb 19/Mar 20 Sometimes you are prone to acting on impulse, Pisces. This week you need to align your head and heart on the same plane to forge ahead.

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Help protect 2018 NOTICE OF ELECTION BY VOTING our EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY given to the electorsEMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION of the District of Ucluelet that an election by voting is necessary to elect a Mayor, wildlife HELP WANTED HELP WANTED WANTED and one School HELP WANTED HELP persons WANTED fourHELP Councillors, Trustee, and that the andas candidates and for whom votes will be received nominated are: DISTRICT OF TOFINO DISTRICT OF TOFINO forests by Now Hiring MAYOR - One (1) toBox be elected Box 9, 121 3rd Street 9, 121 3rd Street reporting Sales and Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0 Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0 Surname Usual Names Residential Address illegal Operations CORTES Kevin 1327 Edwards Place, Ucluelet, BC Method Marine Supply is a hunting, trusted supplier of JOB POSTING JOB IRVING Bill Ucluelet, BCPOSTING quality fuel and oil, marine hardware, fishing NOEL Mayco 1302 Victoria Road, Ucluelet, BC gear, propane, scuba gear, industrial rain gear, CONFIDENTIAL SECRETARY CONFIDENTIAL SECRETARY fishing, 1150 Rupert Road, Ucluelet, BC and equipment to businesses,OLIWA professionals, Randy sport The District of Tofino is seeking a boaters qualified The District of Tofino is seeking a qualified fishermen, and divers.dumping individual to fill the position of Confidential individual to fill the position of Confidential - Four (4) to be elected This position is available for those whoCOUNCILLOR are Secretary in the Corporate Services Secretary in the Corporate Services and interested in marine fuel waste and hardware sales, Department. Department. Usual Names Residential Address Surnam e shipping and receiving, and site maintenance. The Confidential Secretary provides The Confidential Secretary provides damage ANDERSON Jeff 321 Yew Street, Ucluelet, are looking for an energetic individual specialized administrativeWe support related to specialized administrative supportBCrelated to who enjoysincluding dealing with the public, has Ted sales the Corporate Services Department, the Corporate BAILEY Ucluelet,Services BC Department, including to natural Council and committee meetings, Council and committee experience,corporate is responsible andCOLE has an eye for detail Rachelle 1390 Helen Road,meetings, Ucluelet, corporate BC communications, records management, communications, records management, in performing administrative habitat’s. tasks. However, we HOAR Jennifer Ucluelet, BC elections and other legislative processes. elections and other legislative processes. will train the right candidate who is willing to learn HORNE


andexempt has a good work ethic. As a result, this could This is a full-time, regular, position be an idealFor position leaving school JOHNSON Courtney based on a 37.5 hour work week. more for someone and entering the and workforce. KEMPS Lara information about responsibilities qualifications, visit the District’s Wageswebsite based at: on aptitude and experience. Marilyn This McEWEN

Help protect our wildlife and forests by reporting illegal hunting, fishing, dumping waste and damage to natural habitat’s.

1950 Cynamocka Road, Ucluelet, BC

This is a full-time, regular, exempt position Ucluelet, based1932 on a Peninsula 37.5 hour Road, work week. For BC more 301 Marine Drive, Ucluelet, BC and information about responsibilities qualifications, visit the District’s website 131 Garden Street, Ucluelet, BCat:

Report position is full time, year round and includes All MORRISON Myles Ucluelet, BC Applicants must possess a valid driver’s volunteer volunteer WILTS Jesse 1943 Peninsula Road, Ucluelet, BC license. Poachers Qualified applicants are invited to submit a Qualified applicants are invited to submit a Please resume with covering letter cover letter and resume no later thanforward 4:00 p.m. cover and resume no laterELECTORAL than 4:00 p.m. SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 70letter (Alberni) TRUSTEE on Thursday, October 18, 2018 to:Attention: Martin Peters, Manager, Thursday, October to: and AREA #1 (Weston Coast) – One (1) 18, to 2018 be elected Elyse Goatcher-Bergmann Elyse Goatcher-Bergmann Method Marine Supply, Box 219 380 Main Manager of Corporate Services Manager of Corporate Services Street Tofino B.C.Pollutors VOR 2ZO. Usual Names Residential Address Surname Hand: 121 Third Street, Tofino BC Fax: 250-725-2111 Hand: 121 Third Street, Tofino BC Mail: PO Box 9 Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0 Mail: PO Box 9Drive, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0 MOLE 367 Marine Ucluelet, BC E-Mail: Sally (RAPP) E-mail: E-mail: LESLIE Sandra 1340 Pine Road, Ucluelet, BC Only finalists will be contacted for an interview

Report All Poachers and Pollutors (RAPP)


3 lines/ 3 Neighbouring papers/ 2 Weeks



* private sales only your community, online and in print

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To register, non-resident property electors must produce 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature) to prove identity, proof that they are entitled to register in relation to the property, and, if there is more than one owner of the property, written consent from $ the other property owners. 3 lines/ 3 Neighbouring papers/ 2 Weeks


For further information on voting in the upcoming election, please 15.00 contact:


1 x 1 Boxed Ad - With photo / 3 Neighbouring papers /2 weeks

In Need Of Selling Your RIDE? To register, resident electors must produce 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature). Picture identification is not necessary. Vehicle Package The identification must prove both residency and identity.

ONLINE IN PRINT 1.866.865.4460

1 x 1 Boxed Ad - With photo / 3 Neighbouring papers /2 weeks Marlene Lagoa, Chief Election Officer, Phone: 250-726-4772 * private sales only Abby Fortune, Deputy Chief Election Officer, Phone: 250-726-4780 Website: your community, online and in print ONLINE IN PRINT 1.866.865.4460

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If you are not on the list of electors, you may register at the time of voting by completing the required application form available at the voting place. To register you must meet the following qualifications: • 18 years of age or older on general voting day • Canadian citizen • resident of BC for at least 6 months immediately preceding the day of registration • resident of OR registered owner of real property in the District of Ucluelet for at least 30 days immediately preceding the day of registration, and • not disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election or otherwise disqualified by law.

1-877-952-7277 or #7277

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In Need Of Selling Your RIDE? Vehicle Package

1-877-952-7277 or #7277

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (Advance Voting) Saturday, October 20, 2018 (General Voting) between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm at the Ucluelet Community Centre, 500 Matterson Drive, Ucluelet, BC

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ALL CANDIDATES MAYORAL MEETING, Wednesday, Oct. 3. 7-9pm in the USS Band Room. ANNUAL BACKROADS CLEAN UP, Saturday, Oct. 6. Meet at the Tofino-Ucluelet Junction at 11:30am, rain or shine. Join the CWFS for our annual backroads clean up! For more than 10 years we have been keeping our backroads clean with a massive community clean up of illegally dumped garbage within the Kennedy Flats Watershed. Come out and join in the pure joy of keeping our community and watersheds clean! There will be a post clean up BBQ as well as raffle prizes and prizes for the most heroic cleaners. HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Monday, Oct. 8. WILD PACIFIC TRAIL SOCIETY BOARD MEETING, Wednesday, October 9. 7pm at the UCC. Members of the public are invited to attend, observe and learn about one of the West Coast’s top attraction.

ongoing WEST COAST AA GROUP, Mondays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. 1663 Peninsula Road.


UCLUELET ALANON GROUP, Wednesdays, 7:30pm. 1663 Peninsula Rd. Ucluelet.


CHI GONG, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am, UCC Main Hall. $2 drop-in. SOUP LUNCH, Thursdays, noon-1:30pm at the UCC. No charge, all welcome.. BADMINTON, Sundays, 7-9pm. USS Gym. $2 drop-in. DARTS, Mondays, 7pm. Tofino Legion. FOOD BANK, Tuesdays, 1-3pm. 160 Seaplane Base, Ucluelet.

October 5 Surfrider Short Film Festival

UCLUELET MARKET Sundays, 10am-2pm at the Ucluelet Village Green.

Surfrider Pacific Rim is stoked to be holding the Third Annual Short Film Festival at the Tofino Botanical Gardens on Oct. 5 , from 6-9 p.m. This festival is organized to celebrate the spirit of activism through the lens of cinema. Local, national and international short films will be screened to show the inspiring efforts achieved by local cultures to celebrate and protect the ocean, beaches and waves. Tickets are $15 for adults and $7 for kids, cash only for door and raffle tickets!



TOFINO MARKET Saturdays, 10am-2pm at the Tofino Village Green.

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI CATHOLIC CHURCH Saturday, 5pm. HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH, Sunday Mass 10 am. Weekday Mass: Wed 9:30 am and Fri 7 pm. Ucluelet.


ST. COLUMBA CHURCH Sundays, 10:30am. GRACE BIBLE CHURCH, Sundays at 10:30am at UCC. TOFINO BIBLE FELLOWSHIP Sundays, 10:30am. Tofino Legion.

ST. AIDAN’S WITHOUT WALLS, Sunday at 4 p.m. at Ucluelet Community Centre. Except for first Sunday of each month when service is at St. Columba. Bible Study: Thursdays, 10:15-11:45 a.m. at UCC.



A SLIGHTLY USED BATHROBE. 10:00AM – 4:00PM SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13TH & 10:00AM – 2:00PM SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14TH. A FEW ITEMS INCLUDED WILL BE: • Large glass panels from sliding doors • Slate – slabs, tile, mosaic, patio tile & off-cuts • Carpet remnants • Kitchen/Restaurant equipment • 4-cup coffee makers • Loads of linens CASH ONLY. STAFF PARKING LOT. NO EARLY BIRDS PLEASE.


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Cash. That’s your reward. Your Co-op membership offers you high-quality products and services and cash back. Our profits are your profits.

This year Tofino Co-op will be giving $782,895 back to members in cash and equity based on 6% allocation on all purchases. $593,992 in cash will be handed out during Co-op Week, October 16-18.






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Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News, October 03, 2018  

October 03, 2018 edition of the Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News

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October 03, 2018 edition of the Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News