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Two people have been charged in what the BC SPCA says is one of its most horrific animal abuse cases. Rupert James Wilson and Crystal Dawn Bee of Port Hardy, both 48, have been charged with two counts of animal cruelty under the Criminal Code of Canada. The charges are in regard to “Molly”, the 18 month-old-dog who was found near death on the porch of a Port Hardy home on Nov. 25. “She was in critical condition, nonresponsive and shivering, with a collar deeply embedded in her neck,” said Marcie Moriarty, the BC SPCA’s chief prevention and enforcement officer. “The constable immediately rushed Molly to a nearby Molly is seen above, miraculously recovered and ready for her new home. Photos veterinary hospital, where staff provided show part of the ordeal the 18-month-old dog went through. emergency treatment to keep her alive and removed the embedded collar from her Scan the picture of Molly neck.” above using Layar to visit her The SPCA said it’s “one of the most horspecial website. rific cruelty cases” they’ve ever seen. Molly is making a slow but miraculous recovery and will be adopted to a permanent home soon. Wilson and Bee have been charged with causing unnecessary pain and suffering to an animal and causing injury to an animal, contrary to Section 445.1 (1) (a) and 446 (1) (a) of the Criminal Code. The sentencing possiblities range from a $10,000 fine and/or 18 months to five years imprisonment on the first charge and a $5,000 fine or imprisonment for a term of not more than six months on the second charge. No court date has been set as of press time. sthomson@courierislander.com

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By Neil Cameron Campbell River Courier-Islander The Coast Discovery Inn in Campbell River will shut down effective March 7, a letter to its union says. The letter, from Genereal Manager/Owner Sukhy Bains, said he regretted the decision but that “we cannot continue to sustain the financial losses associated with staying in business.” The letter was pursuant to section 54 of the BC Labour Relations Code in which the employer must give 60 days notice for such an action to the Health and Hospitality Union, local 40. Under that regulation the two sides must meet to arrange an adjustment plan. Under the code that adjustment could include: ‘*Consideration of alternatives to the proposed measure, policy, practice or change, including amendment of provisions in the collective agreement; *Human resource planning and employee counselling and retraining; *Notice of termination; *Severance pay; *Entitlement to pension and other benefits including early retirement benefits; *A bipartite process for overseeing the implementation of the adjustment plan. Bains was out of town on business and could not be reached by press time.

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Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign falls short

Donations for the local Salvation Army’s Annual Kettle Campaign were down slightly this holiday season compared to 2012. The Salvation Army was seeking support from the community asking the public for their support to reach $192,000 goal in Campbell River. “With the help of community we raised a total of $124,000 in donations with a goal to reach $192,000,” said Sean Junglas, Community Ministries Director.The funds were raised

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Construction values top out at $101 million

through the traditional Christmas Kettles and the “Christmas Cheer Appeal” mailed to homes in the Campbell River Region. In 2012 the local Salvation Army raised a total of $126,000. “We are only down by $2,000 over last year, but we need the additional $66,000 to help us mainCampbell River’s residential and commercial tain and potentially increase our service levels construction values hit $101 million in 2013, thought the rest of 2014. These funds contribute Ross Blackwell, the city’s land use services to our annual Community Ministries budget so manager, said Monday.. we have some time to strategies and think of Blackwell said while that number was below the record-breaking $115 million set in 2006, it still shows a strong and vibrant economy that should continue through 2014. “While the overall tally of 262 permits last Age: 6 year is only a minor increase over 2012, the Likes: Snuggling with mom, riding in value of that construction was up by 73 per cent,” said Blackwell. “That’s nearly double the side by side with Dad the $59 million in 2012. Growth in the land Favorite Food: Tacos with melted cheese! development industry has been expected as a result of a strong investment climate, changes Favorite TV/Movie: My Big Big to streamline the City of Campbell River’s development application processes and the Friend, Despicable Me 2 attractive quality of life in our community.” Favorite Book: Anything Robert Blackwell said most of the year was very busy with development applications, and with Munsch, Pinkalicious the holiday season, inquiries to the city’s land Favorite Animal: Her big big dog Monty use department slowed down somewhat, making Dream: To go where there are lots an accurate prediction for 2014 difficult.

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“Although it is difficult to predict what the statistics will look like in 2014, we are expecting another strong year with a number of expected projects and investment interest related to the construction of the new hospital,” Blackwell said. “Considerable market opportunity remains in both the residential and commercial sectors. We can expect this to lead to continued development activity as investors capitalize on this opportunity in Campbell River.” Highlights of construction in 2013 • Major builds from the Berwick residential project, Seymour Pacific head office, and the new downtown hotel along with several other major projects, drove the construction value increase. • The number of building permits for singlefamily homes increased by 19 per cent (to 133 in 2013 from 112 in 2012). • Commercial construction value grew by 45 per cent. • Multi-family residential value increased by 43 per cent over 2012.

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Campbell River company signs $2 million deal By Neil Cameron Campbell River Courier-Islander Almost 40 years ago Steve Daigle had a small shop in the back yard of his Willow Point home. One of his biggest concerns was a neighbour who was a shift worker from the mill who slept during the day, the same time Daigle would be working in his shop. And years ago a young lad called Peter Xotta was growing up in his family’s home in Campbell River probably wondering what he would be when he grew up. On Friday Xotta, now Port Metro Vancouver’s Vice President of Planning and Operations, was in town to announce that PMV had awarded a $2 million contract for two new harbour patrol vessels to Steve’s company, Daigle Welding and Marine of Campbell River. It’s a far cry from that back yard shop. The official announcement was made at the Royal Coachman in Campbell River at an event sponsored by the Campbell River Chamber of Commerce. Actual construction on the vessels started four months ago. The new vessels being built will require assistance from other suppliers on the coast, including North Vancouver’s Jastram Engineering Ltd. and Osborne Propellers. The complete steering system, which uses the latest Digital Control Amplifier and Digital Helm unit, will be handled by Jastram. Osborne will produce the semicustom designed propellers which are modified to allow longer service life and less damage from impacts with floating debris. The 43-foot patrol vessels will each have 1,000 HP supplied by twin Volvo D9-500 Diesel engines

with ZF 265 IV transmissions. “It’s a real pleasure to be here in my hometown to talk about what happens with how Port Metro Vancouver serves Canada and by extension how Daigle Marine is helping serve Canada,” said Xotta. Xotta said the vessels are designed to “rapidly respond to a variety of incidents across our 600 km of jurisdiction as well as an escort to deep sea vessels. It also brings other important capabilities to the table. Increasing operation efficiency allows us to more adequately respond to the multitude of requirements throughout our jurisdiction.” Xotta said the boats will also help in “fast emergency

response, rapid situational assessment. As well as aiding with other emergency responder organizations, the vessels have equipment and technology that will allow us to reduce our greenhouse gas and other impacts on the environment.” Daigle thanked the Chamber for hosting the event, something that he said took him by surprise. He

Photos by Neil Cameron also thanked city council for not only supporting his business in the From left, Peter Xotta, Steve Daigle and the design for the two harbour past but for also being in attendpatrol vessels. ance at the announcement. Daigle also said the entire process would not be possible with his great staff. “Our staff has really come to Conventional Tanks the plate with this project,” he said. “We are very fortunate to have Instantaneous Heaters some very talented people who are ENERGY EFFICIENT very committed to the job. They’re PHONE 250-286-0718 very professional and surprisingly some of them are fairly young. I can’t thank them enough.” “THE GAS EXPERTS”

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Annie Karpiak

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Pictured with Annie are 2 of 3 siblings.

Annie was born in 1914 on a farm in Saskatchewan. She was one of eleven children. Something that was a great passion for Annie was school. She loved it so much but only went to grade four because she was needed to work on the farm. She married Tony Karpiak and had four children. They owned a boarding house and a small store, making their nest egg and in 1949 moved to Campbell River. They owned Karpiak’s Cabins right beside Raven Lumber for many years. Annie worked for Elk Falls Mill for over 27 years as their janitor, retiring in her 70’s. She always loved gardening, her ocean view from Thulin Street and trips back to Saskatchewan. Her treasures are her family. Annie has four grandchildren, seven great grand children and six great great children and in July there will be one more great great grand child. Annie always said her good health was due to farm life, hard work, and she never stresses about anything. She resides at New Horizons Care Home where she loves all her care givers.

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Residents and dignitaries gather for the inaugural run of bus Route 16 in Campbell River.

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New bus route By Sian Thomson Campbell River Courier-Islander There’s a new bus route in town and the wheels go ‘round Quinsam Centre. The City of Campbell River, We Wai Kai First Nation and BC Transit introduced the new Route No. 16 Quinsam on Monday, meaning greater access for seniors, students, workers, shoppers, people with special needs and those living in northern Campbell River, Campbellton, Quinsam and Willis Road. A total of 800 added annual service hours will come with the new route. Effective Jan. 13 Route No. 16 Quinsam will deliver four round trips weekdays from downtown Campbell River to the We Wai Kai Nation. Service hours will run from 7:35 a.m. to 4:55 p.m. There will be three round trips on Saturdays on the route with service hours from 10:45 a.m. to 4:55 p.m. Site Coordinator Barry Kerr of Palmer Place was on hand for the arrival of the first bus. “Our residents had to walk down Willis Road to Peterson to catch a bus prior to this service,” he said. “The road is wet, narrow, dark, and it had not been a great option for the residents. Now the bus will stop at the end of Nicola Road, allowing residents much safer and efficient access to the downtown core.” City Councillor Ron Kerr, also the council liaison to the We Wai Kai, called it a “positive step, bringing two communities together.” For more information on BC Transit schedules go to www.bctransit.com/regions/cam or call 250-287-7433. sthomson@courierislander.com

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(An open letter to Neil Young, published here by request.) Dearest Neil, I can’t tell you how disappointed I am that you came out so strongly against my plans for the oil sands and pipe lines in BC and Alberta. I thought we were kindred spirits, you with your guitar and me with my piano. Surely a little global warming and potential environmental disasters can’t come between us can they? Anyway, as a peace offering I have decided to re-write some of the words to your song Old Man. I think if you adopt them, it will build a bridge of love and understanding between us. Oil man take a look at my life I’m a lot like you I need someone to pay me my whole life through Ah, one look in my eyes and you can tell that’s true.

A member of the Vancouver Island Newspaper Group Publisher/ Advertising Director Pierre Pelletier Ext. 238

Managing Editor Neil Cameron Ext. 227

From our readers/ more letters pages 11, 12

When does attack stop?

Treaty rights, not in my eyes, run around the same oil town. Doesn’t mean that much to me to mean that much to you.

Yours truly, Stephen Harper Prime Minister of the World Poll question: Who do you trust more, Neil Young or Stephen Harper? Vote at www.courierislander.com

Here we go again. When is the attack on seniors going to stop? My heart was heavy when I read the article about New Horizons. I have been a volunteer at NH for almost five years. We are like a family. Why is it that the government feels they need to continue to take from us? I have had the impression that the government would be happy if we all just went away so that they wouldn’t be required to help look after us. That’s not going to happen. The residents pay a lot of money to live in this 24-hour care home. You know it’s not the resident and employees that cost the money, it is the rules and regulations that these homes have

to abide by. Contracting out does not save money, it causes more problems. The owners should be ashamed of how they handled this. Is their number one concern the family (residents and employees) or putting the almighty dollars into their pockets? This family works well together and should be left alone. This three month wait will weigh heavily on the minds of the residents and employees. In closing, the owners of New Horizons certainly fooled all of us with their opening speech a while ago that went, “There will be no changes and this will be a great place to live and work.” Cheryl Garvey

Messing with angels is simply wrong If you have never been in a seniors’ care facility, you really should go. You will learn a great deal about humanity. You will discover that a great evil brings bright minds to a dull and inglorious existence. You will learn that the same evil reduces once vibrant, strong bodies to a shell of bone and flesh. You will learn that yesterday’s leaders, yesterday’s mothers and fathers and aunts and uncles have been reduced to the dependence of a toddler. You will learn that humility is served with stark and basic necessity. You will also learn that amidst all that pain and sorrow and destitution, real angels hover. They are the ones we as a society task to care for our stricken elders. We expect them to feed them, bathe them, medicate them, befriend them, discipline them and extricate them from one of the deepest holes of sadness known to mankind. My first trip to Yuculta Lodge to visit an elderly friend was disquieting. The residents either watched me with suspicion, delight, indifference or malevolence. I went to Mary’s room just in time to witness an attendant cleaning up an accident. The attendant, shall I say, pooh poohed it all, went about her business, chatting

happily with Mary and in no time at hadn’t been looking at me directly. His stare was straight ahead, seeing all had Mary dressed and ready for something or nothing I do not know. my visit. He had clamped on my arm as if I Mary liked to be wheeled about, down to the song birds at one end of was a child and should be wary of the facility and looking at the historic moving into a dark forest. “Hello,” pictures on the wall nearby that trig- I said. His grip relaxed, his gaze gered quick and whispered memories. remained fixed on infinity. I thought I might have imagined It took several, severjust a twitch of a smile, al visits before the other just something there that residents even vaguely was so quick, so fleeting. felt comfortable with my Neil Cameron I wished I had an instant presence. I would, evenreplay in slow motion. tually, be asked to dance, “Oh, he likes you,” challenged to fight or said the angel. How did just welcomed with a she know? quick, bright hello that This brings me to the diminished into a melannews that the ‘owners’ choly of blank and wistof the New Horizons ful looks. seniors care facility will Once, I was wheelpossibly replace such ing Mary back into her crucial members of that room when a huge fist grabbed my wrist. Shocked, I turned fraternity, that secret society, with others who will do the ‘work’ for less to find a man with one hand on his walker and the other on my wrist. He money. I shudder at their loss. Both the caregivers and the ones in care. probably weighed over 200 pounds Bonds will be broken. Silent, quick, in full health, but at that time could imperceptible communications will not be more than 120. Yet his grip go unnoticed and the great evil of was vice-like and it hurt. An angel appeared and began unwrapping those aging will wreak havoc on the infirm and the new ‘recruits’. fingers from my wrist. “He’s just I was driving Mary to an appointsaying hello, we think” she said. “It ment and all of a sudden I could helps if you say hello to him.” I turned and realized he wasn’t or sense her head turn as she looked at

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me. “Who are you?” she asked. “It’s me Mary,” chancing a turn of my head in traffic so she could see my full face. “It’s me, Neil Cameron.” “Where you do you work?” she asked. “At the Courier-Islander,” I said, risking another look full on. She smiled and then said, “Then you must know my good friend, Neil Cameron, he works there too.” I shrugged off the little tingles going up my neck and re-iterated, “That’s me Mary, Neil Cameron, from the Courier-Islander. It’s me.” Her gaze went from my face to my toes and a little smile came on her face. “Well, Neil, you’ve gained a bit of weight and the snow’s been falling on your head.” I laughed. We laughed. She talked of old times, triggered into other memories that she related with delight. Then we reached our destination. I hopped out and ran around the car and opened her door. “We’re here Mary,” I said. Her face turned slowly towards me, “Who are you?” she asked. And there was no smile now, no humour. The only thing I saw in her expression was fear. And I, unlike those angels, had no idea how to deal with it.

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CR Friendship Quilter’s Guild: Meeting starts at 7pm. CR Commnity Centre in the lounge. New members welcome.

Anonymous 12-step programme for friends and families of alcoholics. For more info call Barb at 250-923-5537 or Judy at 250-923-1653 �����

Baby Time: 10am to 11:30am. CR Community Centre. For more Campbell River Parkinson Self information call 250-286-1161 Help Support Group: 1:30pm to 3pm. Room 201, Campbell River ����� Baptist Church Hall. Newcomers are welcome. For info call Pat at 250-286- Dale’s Death Café: 7pm to 8:30pm. Nesbitt’s Island Coffee. 1140 Shoppers 1354. Row. Where people come together in ����� a relaxed and safe setting to discuss death, drink tea or coffee and eat Al-Anon: noon to 1pm. St. Patrick’s delicious desserts. Register early as Church, 34 S Alder St. Anonymous 12 seats are limited. To register email step program for friends and families dalemartel@shaw.ca or sign up at of alcoholics. For more info call Barb at Nesbitt’s Island Coffee. 250-923-5537 or Judy at 250-923-1653 ����� �����

����� Diabetic Drop-in: 3pm to 4pm. CR Hospital. Sunshine Wellness Centre. For more information call 250-2861161.

Sunshine Wellness Centre’s Heart Health Education Program New classes start Jan 16th. Eight, one hour informative class sessions offered by medical professionals for people who have a personal history of: heart attack, at risk for a heart attack, high blood pressure, bypass surgery, angina, angioplasty, stents, stroke/TIA.

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Sunshine Wellness Centre’s Heart Health Education Program: New class starts today. Eight, one hour informative class sessions offered by medical professionals for people who have a personal history of: heart attack, at risk for a heart attack, high blood pressure, bypass surgery, angina, angioplasty, stents, stroke/TIA. For more information call 250-850-2195.

Philosophers Café - Tough on Crime or Smart on Crime?: 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Sybil Andrews Cottage, 2131 South Island Highway (Next to the Willow Point Hall) A person is convicted of a crime. What shall we do with him/her? We want to deter crime, protect citizens and rehabilitate the offender. How can that be done effectively and fairly for everyone. Speaker: Sandra Harrison, former ADM FRIDAY FRIDAYJAN. 17 Corrections Alberta. No cost to attend. Tea/coffee /cookies by donation. For Campbell River Storm Jr B Hockey: more information call Peter at 2507:30pm. Rod Brind’Amour Arena. 778-0333 Visitors are the Nanaimo Buccaneers. ����� ����� Research Your Family Tree: 1:30pm CR Fish and Wildlife Association to 4pm. CR Genealogy library hours. Maritime Museum. Everyone welcome. indoor archery range: 6:30pm to 8pm. See Monday for more 250-203-0585. information.

THURSDAY JAN. 16 THURSDAY Al-Anon: 1pm and 7:30pm. 7th Day Adventist Church. 300 Thulin St.

Old Time Gospel Singing: 7pm. Discovery Community Church. 25010th Ave. All are welcome.

SUNDAY JAN. 19 SUNDAY Balance Equestrian Centre Winter Fun Day: 1pm to 2:30pm. Walworth Rd between Shetland Rd and Willis Rd. $5 pony rides, petting farm and a bake sale. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 250-202-3105. ����� Al-Anon: 7:30pm. 7th Day Adventist Church. 300 Thulin St. Anonymous 12-step programme for friends and families of alcoholics. For more info call Barb at 250-923-5537 or Judy at 250-923-1653

Research Your Family Tree: 1:30pm to 4pm. CR Genealogy library hours. ����� Maritime Museum. Everyone welcome. Run Club: 7:30am. Dogwood and 250-203-0585. Hilchey. For more information contact ����� murrayga@telus.net

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Therapeutic Relaxation Appointments: Every Monday. Come have a free relaxation treatment by trained hospice volunteers. This is for persons struggling with illness, grief or for the Caregiver. Appointments are available by appointment only at the Campbell River Hospice office, #104, 301 Dogwood St. Please call 286-1121 to book your spot

C. R. Senior Peer Counseling Program: The group is excited to welcome new senior men and women aged 55+ to train as Senior Peer Support Volunteers. The program provides short-term emotional support to older adults who may be dealing with loss, life changes, isolation, health issues, or other problems. For more information call Volunteer Campbell River at 250-287-8111.

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Research Your Family Tree: 7pm to 9pm. CR Genealogy library hours. Maritime Museum. Everyone welcome. 250-203-0585.

AIDS Vancouver Island: A carpenter / framer is needed to cut out and frame a 4x6 piece of wall in the organization’s office. The qualified person must bring their own tools. For more information call Volunteer Campbell River at 250-287-8111.

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����� Research Your Family Tree: 10am C.R. Emergency Support Services to 3pm. CR Genealogy library hours. Maritime Museum. Everyone welcome. (ESS): Offer support when our community needs it the most! Seeking 250-203-0585. volunteers to assist in the planning ����� and implementation of ESS during an emergency response. There are Pipes and Drums: Play or learn the monthly meetings where training, pipes or drums at the Legion Hall on education, guest speakers, an exercise Tuesday @ 7:00 pm in emergency preparedness and emergency response are offered. ����� For more information call Volunteer International Cooking Classes: 6pm Campbell River at 250-287-8111. to 8pm. Robron Centre. Each class is $35, or the series of four classes for SEND US $100. All registration fees are donated to the International Women’s Group YOUR EVENTS! in support of their activities, day trips, Deadline: Monday at 5:00 pm and guest speakers. Hosted by the Submit It For Free: Immigrant Welcome Centre. Contact In person: 1040 Cedar St. Tamara Tutt for more information: By Fax: 250-287-8891 TamaraTutt@ImmigrantWelcome.ca or By email: ppelletier@courierislander.com 250-830-0171 �����

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New Horizons deal a disgrace I must express the concern and anger I feel about the decision of Park Place, the owners of the New Horizons senior care facility, to give the 118 workers at the facility layoff notices. As detailed in the Courier-Islander this action will facilitate the contracting out of those workers’ jobs. A New Horizons press release states “in line with the BC government’s directive to control costs, Island Health is looking at all operators to deliver care and services within their assigned funding”. Does anyone really believe this is the motive behind the action? I do not. I believe it’s about profit, plain and simple and it is wrong on so many levels. First and foremost we must be concerned about the residents of the facility. They are our mothers and fathers who have worked their whole lives and who deserve to live out their twilight years in comfort, dignity, and respect. They have formed real bonds with their caregivers. Recent experience with “contracting out” at other facilities suggests it leads to a lower standard of care. We need only look to our local hospitals for examples. Is this what we

want for our seniors? Second are the jobs themselves. Are you prepared to let a number of “good” jobs go in favour of those with sub-standard wages. I am not. But it’s not about me. It’s about community and family. Campbell River once had a lot of good union jobs. We lost the mill and other health care jobs were contracted out. Now many of the good jobs are in Alberta. The average family struggles to make ends meet. This is a trend that must come to an end. Third, we need to look to the future. We must protect and create jobs that will allow our children to stay in this community and raise their families. Unfortunately, this action by Park Place takes us in the opposite direction. I hope that concerned citizens will contact their MLAs and candidates to demand action and when the next election comes around demand that the candidates take a stand for “Quality Health Care”. Tom Hopkins President, Northern Vancouver Island Area Council, PSAC

The slippery slope to privatization Re: announcement of massive layoffs at New Horizon’s Senior Care Facility. What should the employees be paid? How about minimum wage? That way people can simply choose jobs at big box stores and fast food places and just save themselves the $18,000 investment to get the certification to work in a place like New Horizons. And that is the bare minimum cost to get a Care Aide certificate. Or maybe they don’t need to be trained, just hire people off the street and they can pick it up as they go along. Such trivial duties as administering medication, per-

they could work there. sonal care (yes, that means diaOh, and heaven forbid they pers and cleaning private parts), should want to make enough to assessment... feed their families! It seems that we are not John Palmer verging on the slippery slope of privatized health care, we have suddenly been plunged to the depths by VIHA and they’re opening the door to private compan- Furnaces, Stoves, Dryers, ies whose only purpose is Heaters, Hot Water to make money for their Tanks, Fireplaces investors. The employees ENERGY EFFICIENT may not be in it to make a PHONE 250-286-0718 ton of money, but they may want to pay off the loans “THE GAS EXPERTS” they took out to cover their 151 DOGWOOD educational costs just so

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Our seniors deserve better

In response to the recent layoffs at New Horizons, I urge all citizens in Campbell River to take heed for a number of reasons. Firstly, we have an aging population in our community and many of us will require long term care for our parents and/or ourselves. Do we not want quality care from properly trained employees? Do we want proper oversight of the safety and regulatory standards within the facility? Do we want continuity of staff so that important relationships can be formed to provide quality of life for patients? Secondly, we are losing many of our young people to better paying jobs elsewhere. Campbell River has taken numerous hits to good paying, union jobs and it’s becoming more difficult to make a decent living. A healthy community requires younger people to provide the work as older people retire. Do we want to see the growing trend of bringing in temporary foreign workers (at reduced pay) to fill jobs of local, Canadian workers? Thirdly, this is union busting — straight up. To circumvent the bargaining process by laying

off workers can be called nothing else. As it is, the health care workers at New Horizons are the lowest paid in Campbell River. Caring for people at the end of their lives deserves more respect than a company looking to turn a profit. These workers will make the difference between ending a life with dignity or not. I urge the citizens of Campbell River to continue to speak out on behalf of the health care workers at New Horizons AND start asking questions about our P-3 hospital and what employment standards will be in place for the hiring of staff. In an age where top CEOs are being paid a million-plus in salaries and receiving handsome bonuses, we need to make our governments (both provincial and federal) aware that profit should not be our first concern and the redistribution of funding needs to go to those front line workers first. The care for our seniors who helped build our community and those who care for them deserve nothing less. Andrea Craddock President, Campbell River, Courtenay & District Labour Council

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remove those dumb stop signs at 10th and Shoppers Row? They cause traffic to back up past 11th intersection and do nothing for traffic flow. There was never a problem until the brainwave who designed the traffic flow got involved. ENERGY I think we need to proEFFICIENT mote the person or persons who designed the PHONE 250-286-0718 downtown so that maybe they don’t do so much damage (Peter Principle) “THE GAS EXPERTS” 151 DOGWOOD, CAMPBELL RIVER in the future. There will

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be other places in that area that will have to be “fixed” at our cost. It will just take a few collisions before they get fixed. We have places like at 9th and Dogwood that they can’t bother to put a lane sign on the light signal pole so drivers in the inside lane can see they must turn. I continually see cars on the inside lane still going straight downhill. I suppose a few more accidents will need to occur before that happens. Frans Hoogeveen

Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA)

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Every year, parents hear various viewpoints on the Foundation Skills Assessment. School District 72 is providing this information to explain what the Foundation Skills Assessment is and how the school district uses the information from these assessments for student learning.

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An annual, province-wide assessment given to all grade 4 and grade 7 students to measure basic competencies in reading, writing and numeracy. The skills tested are linked to provincial curriculum and BC performance standards. Students who require adaptations will be supported in writing the assessment; those with extensive adaptation requirements may be excused.

When is the Foundation Skills Assessment?

Between January 13 to February 21. Students are given a minimum of four hours over several days to complete the assessment.

What does the School District do with the Foundation Skills Assessment?

We consider and use the information as part of our Assessment For Learning cycle. This information, along with other classroom and district data, tells parents, teachers, students, and the district what our students are doing well and where further growth is needed.

Does this count towards grades?

No. The Foundation Skills Assessment is not part of any report card mark or any other report from your child’s teacher or school. All Foundation Skills Assessment scores will be reported to the Ministry of Education and individual student results will be sent home before Spring Break.

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No. The assessment is required by law under the BC School Act. Principals can only excuse students due to illness, a family emergency, or extensive adaptation requirements. Principals will notify a parent or guardian prior to the assessment administration date if they intend to excuse a student from participating in one or more components. ,f you feel that one of these reasons apply to your child and you haven’t received noti¿cation, contact your child’s principal.

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14th annual Trivia Night

Annie the Border Collie lost since Jan. 1 By Sian Thomson Campbell River Courier-Islander It has not been a happy new year for nine-year-old Annie, the female border collie, or her owner Katie White. Annie has been lost in unfamiliar territory since midnight on New Year’s Eve when she was scared off by fireworks after she was let outside to do her business. “She was last seen running like the wind down Apple Drive at 12:20 am on Jan. 1,” said White, who was visiting a home on Soderholm Drive. Katie and Annie live in Merville and although she has visited the house before, Annie has now been lost for two weeks with no confirmed sightings. “Annie has the sweetest disposition and is well liked by everybody,” said White, who has received unconfirmed sightings from downtown Campbell River to as far south as the Kingfisher Inn. “We are so frustrated that no one has seen her. We hope that maybe newspaper coverage will help. Please check your backyard, outbuildings, and along any trails or in bushes because she might be hiding. She has a tattoo in her right ear and is wearing a pink collar with name and phone number

Annie may be trying to get home to Merville, or she could be lost and alone. on it. If you see her, please do not chase her or call her. Take her picture so we can get confirmation it is her and then we can locate a feeding station nearby if we need

to.” White has enlisted the help of “FLED” (Finding Lost and Escaped Dogs Vancouver Island), a non profit organization that helps reunite lost and found pets with their families. “I have been in contact with FLED almost daily,” said White. “They are a great help, hoping maybe they can bring up their infared camera to help in the search. Also, I had a call yesterday from somebody who might have seen her on Doyle (off Macauley Rd in Black Creek) on Saturday.” There is a link to a Google map with the possible sightings of Annie. at http:// tinyurl.com/ltzvx89. White said if you feel you are close enough to coax her, Annie loves chicken, salmon and dehydrated organic meat. It is possible she is making her way back to Merville but it is just as possible she is lost, frightened, disoriented and hiding. There is a $500 dollar reward offered for her safe return. If she is spotted, call 250-897-0069 and post the information on the ‘Lost and Found animals in Campbell River’ page on facebook. To contact FLED go to http://fledsearch. wordpress.com or phone 250-479-0911 sthomson@courierislander.com

BC Ambulance Service paramedics are welcoming back Trivia Night, Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Campbell River Sportsplex (1800 S. Alder). Doors open at 6 p.m. and play begins at 7 sharp. For the last 14 years, local paramedics have supported the Campbell River Hospital Foundation and community health care by putting on this great event. Trivia night is a fun-filled FUN-draiser for the Campbell River Hospital Foundation and has raised thousands of dollars towards supporting vital equipment purchases that support quality health care for Campbell River and the North Island. The Trivia Challenge consists of four rounds of 20 questions, and please no electronics. A team consists of eight players; you can have less people, but no more than eight. There is a cash bar and snacks will be available during the evening; however the evening has evolved into a gigantic pot luck with many tables trying to “out-snack” their neighbours. The cost is $20 per player ($160 per team). There will also be a 50/50 draw and raffle tickets available with some fun prizes. This is typically a sold out event. To register, call 250-850-2418 or email leslie.coates@viha.ca and don’t forget your funky team name.

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Try out for Quadra Singers Quadra Singers will go a little bit country and a little bit classical as they rehearse for a Western Classics concert this spring. “This is a choir that loves variety, and we wanted to roam a range of musical styles. With Western Classics, we’ll perform everything from cowboy crooning to Mozart melodies,” says choir director Linda Cannon. “We’ll also invite guest performers to share their favourite country or western classical tunes.” All voices and all levels of singing ability are welcome. It’s not even necessary to know how to read music, she said. The fun begins 6:45 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Quadra Legion. (Special rates available for family members!)

The Western Classics concert is scheduled for April 26 at the Quadra Community Centre. Learn more about Quadra Singers on the choir’s Facebook page. Or contact the choir by email quadrasingers@gmail.com or telephone 250-285-2393.

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Hekyll and Jekyll weekend for Storm By Ken Zaharia Courier-Islander Sports Editor With a month to go in the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League schedule it’s better to receive a wake up call now, compared to waiting for the playoffs where a loss can mean goodbye until next season. That’s what happened to the Campbell River Storm Friday, in front of 776 faithful at Rod Brind’Amour Arena. The Storm gave up an uncharacteristic five first period goals, and were outscored 3-1 the rest of the way, in an 8-2 defeat at the hands of the Westshore Wolves. You could say the VIJHL North Division leading Storm were a bit complacent after totally dominating the Nanaimo Buccaneers Thursday in Nanaimo. The Storm’s ‘twin towers of power’, Brendan deVries and Brayden Taekema, each had a five point outing with both talented forward recording a hat trick in an 11-3 Storm onslaught on the Buccaneers. With the weekend split the Storm’s record now sits at 23-10-4 for 50 points, which is five more than both the Comox Valley Glacier Kings and Nanaimo who have identical 21-12-3 marks. The Storm play the Buccaneers at Rod Brind’Amour Arena this Friday and then travel to Parksville to take on the Oceanside Generals on Saturday. The defeat Friday was the Storm’s first home loss at the ‘Brindy’ in eight games. In the last 11 VIJHL encounters the Storm are 8-3 and have outscored their opposition 5626. deVries also assisted on both goals Friday, both coming from Michael Olson, to give him seven points in the two games and now has 70 points on 24 goals and 46 assists for the season. DeVries is 13 points in front of runner-up Connor Logan from the Peninsula Panthers on top of the VIJHL scoring race. His line-

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Both Brayden Taekema, left, and Brendan deVries, right, each had a hat trick to go with two assist in the 11-3 road win over Nanaimo Thursday. mate in Taekema also recorded an assist on one of Olson’s goals Friday for a six point weekend and he now sits in third in VIJHL scoring with 56 points. His 31 goals leads the league. The Storm led by period scores

of 3-0 and 6-2 in Nanaimo while outshooting the Buccaneers 31-28 in the game. Defenceman Trent Johnson netted a pair of Storm goals, single markers went to Tyson Smith and one each to the Rauser brothers, Jordan and Gavin.

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Alex Brewer and Joe Costello each chipped in offensively with four assists, James Severs and Gage Colpron had two each, Josiah Friesen, Jordan Rauser and Curtis Toneff had one each. Jack Surgenor had the win in the Campbell River

goal. Storm backup netminder Griffin Ballie got the nod Friday, but was pulled after allowing the five first period tallies. In the final two periods, Surgenor stopped 25 of 28 Wolves shots.

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Hockey Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League: North Division Team G WL T F A P C.R. Storm 37 23 10 4 169 101 50 Comox 36 21 12 3 122 122 45 Nanaimo 38 21 14 3 138 126 45 Oceanside 37 6 29 2 85 167 14 South Division Victoria 38 28 8 2 173 70 58 Peninsula 37 22 11 4 147 118 48 Westshore 38 15 15 8 144 162 38 Kerry Park 38 14 19 5 132 169 33 Saanich 37 11 24 2 90 165 24 Games Peninsula 6 Westshore 4 Victoria 7 Kerry Park 1 Storm 11 Nanaimo 3 Comox 4 Oceanside 1 Peninsula 3 Victoria 1 Westshore 8 Storm 2 Kerry Park 6 Saanich 2 Oceanside 3 Comox 1 Victoria 3 Nanaimo 0 League Scoring Player T G A P B.deVries CR 24 46 70 C.Logan PN 22 35 57 B.Taekema CR 31 25 56 B.Lervold WS 22 32 54 G.Dunlop Nan 22 31 53 A.Milligan KP 30 22 52 B.Roney Vic 24 22 46 C.Krupa WS 21 25 46 G.Zagrodney Vic 5 40 45 S.Preece WS 18 25 43 Storm Scoring J.Severs CR 14 21 35 G.Colpron CR 17 15 32 T.Johnson CR 10 22 32 Alex Brewer CR 5 16 21 J.Friesen CR 9 11 20 B.Horcoff CR 5 15 20 Z.Sanderson CR 4 16 20 T.Smith CR 3 12 15 J.Costello CR 3 10 13 C.Olson CR 1 11 12 G.Rauser CR 4 7 11 N.Hayes CR 1 10 11 Aaron Brewer CR 5 3 8 J.Rauser CR 2 5 7 M.Olson CR 2 2 4 R.Christensen CR 1 3 4 C.Toneff CR 1 3 4 R.Grills CR 0 2 2 E.Pugh CR 0 1 1 Campbell River Men’s Hockey League: Team G WL T P Timberwolves 17 16 0 1 33 Terror 17 13 3 1 27 Barnes Bros. Avalanche 18 12 5 1 25 Canucks 16 9 6 1 19 Quinsam Coal Senators 16 6 8 2 14 Strategic Hurricanes 16 6 8 2 14 Freddie's Pub Stars 20 5 14 1 11 RBL Whalers 17 2 13 2 6 MVP Flyers 17 2 14 1 5 Games Senators 4 Whalers 3

Avalanche 6 Terror 2 League Scoring Player T G B.Cockburn Ter 27 C.MacLachlan TW 13 J.Bachmeier TW 24 K.Hagg TW 20 R.Churnard AV 21 S.Lee TW 11 L.Feeney Ter 16 K.Vardy CN 13 A.Benjestorf TW 9 C.Clarkson Sen 10 E.Philp TW 10

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Pioneer Men’s Oldtimers Hockey League: Team G W L T P Bushmen 16 16 0 0 32 Frame & Co. 18 11 6 1 23 A-1 Radiators 16 10 5 1 21 CR Glass 17 9 7 1 19 Royal Coachman 17 9 8 0 18 Quadra Old Growth 17 8 7 2 18 Thrashers 18 8 10 0 16 Riptide Pub Ice Dogs 18 4 13 1 9 Action Source For Sports 19 3 13 3 9 Video Works 19 3 13 3 9

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Vancouver Island Division 4B Men's Soccer League: Team G W L T F A P Mainstream Canada 11 10 0 1 57 6 31 Zgoda Jr. 11 8 2 1 49 9 25 Vic West 12 8 3 1 32 16 25 Juan de Fuca 11 6 4 1 18 23 19 Fernwood 11 4 7 0 20 21 12 PLSC Lakers 12 2 10 0 8 64 6 SFFC Originals 12 0 12 0 9 54 0 CR Mainstream Canada Games Mainstream Canada 3 Vic West 0 Mid Island Women’s Soccer League: Team G WL T P Mainstream Outlaws 11 8 1 2 26 Oceanside 10 7 1 2 23 CVUSC Revolution 11 7 2 2 23 Kickers 11 7 3 1 22 Nanaimo 10 6 4 0 18 Shooters 11 5 6 0 15 Port Alberni 10 3 6 1 10 Marine Harvest Bandits 10 2 7 1 7 Wheatys 11 2 8 1 7 River City FC 11 1 10 0 3

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Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 Handicap Series - Alley Cats 2,582 Individual Highs Scratch Game - Sal Adamo 234 Handicap Game - Sal Salmenin 269 Scratch Series - Sal Adamo 623 Handicap Series - Sal Salmenin 716

Team Highs Scratch Game - ATM Dolls With Balls 620 Scratch Series - ATM Dolls With Balls 1,704 Handicap Game - ATM Dolls With Campbell River Monday Night Mens Balls 894 Adult Coed Volleyball League: Quadra Legion 12 98 46 Individual Highs 'A' Division Freddie's Pub #1 12 94 50 Tuesday Mixed Lunch Bunch Scratch Game - D Young 196 Team G W L SW SL Eagles 13 79 77 League: Handicap Game - Wendy Johansen Q T Dilligaf 4 4 0 8 1 Curling Club 11 71 61 P Team 87 382.5 251 Kiss My Ace 4 3 1 7 2 Riptide Pub #2 11 68 64 1 Quinsam Auto Most Over Average Game - Wendy Net Results 4 2 2 4 4 Elks #1 13 67 89 1 Steve Marshall Ford 87 333 74 334.5 Johansen +51 The Booyahs! 4 2 2 4 5 Willows Pub 12 64 80 3 Leftys Most Over Average Series - Marlene Kids Wanna Block 4 1 3 2 7 Elks #2 10 62 57 4 Island Fever Travel 70.5 368 Jordan +66 70.5 307 Serves You Right 4 0 4 2 8 Riptide Pub #1 13 61 95 4 Lane Divas 65 345.5 'B' Division Freddie's Pub #2 12 51 92 6 BowlMates Thursday Morning 50+ Seniors 7 Team 10 59 105 Snoops Dogs 4 4 0 8 1 Highs League standings: Bombers 4 3 1 6 2 High Scores - Rob MacGregor 138; 8 Nesbitt Island Coffee 57.5 345 P Team Q T 9 Heavy Balls 49 264 We Like Big Bumps4 2 2 4 4 Don Tweed 137; Ken Minaker 135; 59 192.5 40.5 267.5 1 Amigos Ball So Hard 4 2 2 5 5 Mike Kinser, Darrell Enger 133; Vic 10 Odd Balls 2 Hopefuls 54 173 Team Highs Bump It Up 4 1 3 3 6 Prevost 125 3 Limeys 45 169 Game - Island Fever Travel 667 Safe Sets 4 0 4 0 8 High Outs - Chris Stevens 72 4 Spare Shooters 44 174.5 Series - Island Fever Travel 1,892 140’s - Andrew Allen 2; Matt 5 Class Act 42 167 Individual Highs Rombough, Richard Campbell, Scratch Series - Men - Merv Belanko 6 King Pins 41.5 167.5 Ken Binnersley, Kevin Bro, Ryan 523; Women - Norma Killin 526 7 Happy Wanderers 34 195 Campbell River 8-Ball Association: Cunningham, Gary Boutilier 1 8 Strikers 24.5 148.5 Handicap Series - Men - Merv Games P Team Pt 9 Flyers 19 184 Belanko 628; Women - Jean 1 Pier Street Bullys 181 Freddie’s #1 9 Riptide #1 3 10 Quinsam Auto 17 139 Magierowski, Sheila Stormo 688 2 Elks Elkoholics 165 Quadra Legion 8 Riptide #2 4 Team Highs Scratch Game - Men - Merv Belanko 3 Eagles Oldtimers 154 Elks #1 8 Freddie’s #2 4 Scratch Game - Amigos 682 189; Women - Norma Killin 189 4 Eagles Rockers 135 Willows 7 Eagles 5 Handicap Game - Happy Wanderers Handicap Game - Men - Merv 5 Eagles Breakers 133 902 Belanko 224; Women - Jean 6 Freddie's Tequila Shooters 129 Magierowski 245 Scratch Series - Spare Shooters 1,849 7 Eagles Talons 124 Thursday Golden Crystals Seniors Handicap Series - Amigos 2,484 8 Eagles Navigators 112 League: Tuesday Night Mixed League: Individual Highs 9 Quinsam Sticks & Stones 107 P Team T *Quarter winners Scratch Series - Men - Bill Mossey 10 Freddie's Leftovers 106 1 Starfish 5 P Team Q T 539; Women - Norma Killin 493 10 JJ’s Exotic Shots 106 2 Mermaids 3 1 The B.U.F.F.’S 12 145 Handicap Series - Men - Bill 12 Elks-EZ United 104 2 Orcas 3 2 Screaming Eagles* 4 142 Mossey 659; Women - Arlene 13 Eagles Sitting Ducks 82 2 Sand Dollars 3 3 EZDUZIT 13 138 Robinson 683 14 Quinsam Stick Ticklers 76 5 Axolotl 2 4 King Pins* 11 132 Scratch Game - Men - Bill Mossey 15 Pier Luck 74 5 Octopi 2 5 U.K. Plus 1 127 212; Women - Claire Brown 177 16 Pier Street Pocket Divas 74 5 Stingrays 2 6 Buckin Awesome 8 121 Handicap Game - Men - Bill Mossey 17 Quinsam Q’s 72 8 Sea Lions 0 7 Ryan’s Pizzeria 3 106 252; Women - Arlene Robinson 244 ERO’s - Mike Danyluk, Ron Ramm, Team Highs Team Highs Gerry Davis 2; George Johnson, Points Over Series Average - Orcas +159 Scratch Game - The B.U.F.F.’S 817 Friday Night Mixed League: Mike Wilson, Rick Galambos, Scratch Game - Octopi 929 Scratch Series - The B.U.F.F.’S 2,305 P Team Q T Ron Douglas, Ed Sharkey, Mike Scratch Series - Octopi 2,550 Handicap Series - EZDUZIT 3,263 1 Lucky 7’s 73 330.5 McRoberts, Dale Cerny, Paul Spicer, Individual Highs Handicap Game - EZDUZIT 1,129 2 Whatever Works 71.5 300.5 Gene Kawano, John Ellis 1 Scratch Series - Men - Tino Milan Individual Highs 3 CR Business Centre 63 275 618; Women - Gail Shillito 620 Scratch Series - Men - Robert Rodgers 4 Alvin & The Chipmunks 60 306.5 Scratch Game - Men - Brian Roach 535; Women - Marian Atkinson 490 5 Bowlderdash 47 293 255; Women - Sue Muhlfeld 223 Handicap Series - Men - Dean King 6 C&C 44 302 Monday Night Darts League: Pins Over Average Game - Men 689; Women - Devon Rodgers 685 7 Az-Tec 40.5 311 Ladies Scratch Game - Men - Dave Macklin 8 Aspareiguess 33 329.5 Team G F A - Brian Roach +90; Women - Carol 220; Women - Marian Atkinson 196 Team Highs Curling Club #2 13 96 58 Dawson +61 C.R. Legion 11 88 38 Pins Over Average Series - Men - Brian Handicap Game - Men - Dean King Scratch Game - Whatever Works 679 252; Women - Marian Atkinson 241 Scratch Series - Whatever Works 2,026 Elks #2 13 88 80 Roach +74; Women - Joan Sell +79 Congratulations - Dean King bowled Handicap Game - Bowlderdash 874 Curling Club #1 12 85 69 a 500 series (509); Devon Rodgers Handicap Series - Whatever Works Elks #1 12 70 70 2,491 Quinsam #2 10 56 70 Monday Nite Men’s 10 Pin League: bowled a 450 series (466) Individual Highs Eagles 12 54 100 P Team W T Wednesday Night Ladies League: Scratch Game - Men - Lindsey Quinsam #1 9 48 50 1 Storey Creek Golfers 12 365 P Team Q T Tompkins 211; Women - Iona Willows Pub 11 45 95 2 Leeson Lake 24 366 1 ATM Dolls With Balls 27 242.5 Wheatley 207 Highs 3 Alley Cats 27 355.5 2 The Rockin Rollers 24 278.5 Handicap Game - Men - Jody Patten High Scores - Alice Lightbody 125; 4 Boston Pizza Brutes 8 340.5 3 Jonny’s Bar & Lounge 21 305 250; Women - Iona Wheatley 262 Kim Barrow 102; Nicole Sumner 101 4 CR Bowling Centre 20 340.5 4 2nd Storie 16.5 287 Scratch Series - Men - Lindsey High Outs - Sharon Sanford 64 6 Clippers 17 262 5 Lucky Strikes 16 278 Tompkins 517; Women - Iona 140’s - Marni Fee 1 Team Highs 6 Az-Tec 15 228 Wheatley 560 Games Scratch Game - Clippers 743 7 Strike Outs 12.5 291 Handicap Series - Men - Jody Patten Curling Club #2 11 Willows 3 Handicap Game - Alley Cats 927 8 Pin Ups 12 245.5 643; Women - Iona Wheatley 725 Elks #2 8 Curling Club #1 6 Scratch Series - Clippers 2,067

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Campbell River storm hits Whistler The storm hit Whistler with strong winds and tons of snow on Friday and Saturday. A total of 49 cm of snow fell on Friday night and it continued to dump down throughout the day. Everyone was excited to hit the new powder, as there was a 45 minute wait to take the first lift. Mount Washington Race Club, sent its racers to test themselves in these very trying conditions. Many of the Podium of Life Ski Academy students stayed on for the race, after spending the week at Whistler. It was a great help that Mount Washington arranged with Whistler to have the season passes recognized there. On the first day of races, the Podium of Life Ski Academy students posted some respectable results against a strong field of racers in a GS race including: Kole Harle (U16 Campbell River) - 10th; Liam Gilchrist (U16 Nanaimo)DNF; Calvin Cotton (U16 Comox Valley) - 27th; Maja Nymann (U16 Campbell River) - 12th; Sylvi Nymann (U14 Campbell River) 13th; Mel Pemble (U14 Victoria) - 29th; Kieran Harley (U14 Victoria) - 20th. On the second day of races, a Campbell River U16 storm hit Whistler with both Harle and Maja Nymann winning gold. This dual gold medal for the oldest age class athletes elicited a comment from the announcer, “How can this be? They cannot even train on Mount Washington.” “I guess the dry land training made a big difference,” commented Corey Harle co-founder of the Academy. “We have been doing some work in the gym for the weeks the mountain was not open.” “It feels great to win my first race,” said Maja. Sylvi Nymann broke the top 10 with two ninth placings. School started at 9 a.m. Monday on Mount Washington for the Podium of Life kids. And they are excited to be able to ski on their own mountain.

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Snowboarder named to Canadian Olympic team Spencer O’Brien, a Courtenay snowboarder with a love of chest deep powder and a penchant for pulling off backside rodeo 540s on snowy playgrounds, will soon be able to add a new title to her list of accomplishments: Olympian. On Jan. 3, Team Canada announced the 25-year-old slopestyler, who got her start on Mount Washington, was one of the first five snowboarders added to the roster that will aim to beef up the country’s medal tally in Sochi at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. She joins three-time Olympian and Vancouver 2010 Olympic gold medalist, Maëlle Ricker, and other first-time Olympians Mark McMorris, Sébastien Toutant, and Chris Robanske. “Proud to be announced to the @ cdnolympicteam yesterday with @markmcmorris and @sebtoots,” she posted on Instagram Jan. 4, to the congratulations and “likes” of hundreds. “Russia bound in early February.” Another 19 snowboarders will be added to the Canadian contingent Jan. 21. O’Brien followed in the footsteps of her older sister into the world of pro snowboarding. She began participating in local events in and around the Comox Valley at age 11. Over the years she’s gar-

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CHURCH SERVICES DIRECTORY Hurricanes win the battle In the Presence of God Brother Lawrence was a seventeenth century Carmelite monk and author of the book “The Practice of the Presence of God.” He was fond of saying that we should “walk as in His presence,” i.e., that we should strive constantly to be in conversation and communion with God. Brother Lawrence was a simple man who was converted to holiness at the age of eighteen upon seeing the sight of a dry, leafless tree on a snowy midwinter’s day. The sight of the tree brought to mind the coming season of Spring and God’s providential hand. Brother Lawrence sought out a monastery after this conversion experience where he strove to live continuously in God’s presence. He wasn’t a particularly learned man, nor did he perform any great miracles or go on any great crusades, but he devoted himself to sanctifying the ordinary, everyday aspects of life. Indeed, Brother Lawrence worked in the kitchen of the monastery for most of his life and one of his favorite prayers was a prayer you could imagine yourself saying at the kitchen sink: “Lord of all pots and pans and things, make me a saint by getting meals and washing up the plates!” Would we not all live far better lives by walking continuously in God’s presence? – Christopher Simon

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By Ken Zaharia Courier-Islander Sports Editor The Peewee Hurricanes are on top of their game and the Vancouver Island Female Peewee Hockey League standings. In their first action of the New Year, the Hurricanes went up against the Victoria Ice Hawks Saturday, at Strathcona Gardens Rink 2. The first period was controlled by the Hurricanes at times but they could not get one past the Ice Hawks goalie and it remained scoreless after one period. The Hurricanes controlled most of the play again in the second period and finally broke through on a goal by Salena Hope with Paige Beauregard picking up an assist. In the third period the Hurricanes tallied two more goals in what was a 3-0 final. The first came off the stick of Shayna Moen on a breakaway, and the second came from Tatum Feeney off a rebound. Sydney Cole, Lauren Martynyk and Lauren Bull each picked up one assist each in

the period. Hurricanes goalie Ashley Hogg kept the shutout in tack for her second of the season in league play and fifth overall. Sunday was a trip to Oceanside for another game with first place on the line between the Hurricanes (50-1) and the IceBreakers (5-1-0). This was another fast pace game between the two teams. The Icebreakers struck first with only 13 seconds left in the first, as the puck deflected off skates and sticks before finding its way through Hogg’s pads. The Campbell River coaches told the girls they played a good period and not to get down as there was a lot of time left to get it back. An inspired Hurricanes squad came out with jump in the second and tied the game up at 2:24 mark with a nice wrist shot high on the glove side from Beauregard, with Moen picking up the assist. The score remained tied until the Hurricanes struck for two goals in 16 seconds late in the period. First it was Martynyk on a solo dash with another shot high to the glove side,

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And the Young Masters achieved their goal with an impressive 3-0 victory to raise their undefeated record to 10-0-1. Despite having a full and strong squad, the Young Masters had a slow start and could not establish a foothold in the game until midway through the first half, when Jacob Blanchard finished off a Mainstream attack with great com-

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and then Emily Estabrook was set up moments later on a nice passing play from Beauregard and Moen. The Hurricanes headed into the third with a 3-1 lead, but knowing the IceBreakers would be pushing back. The IceBreakers did indeed do that striking early in the third at 1:30 mark to make it 3-2, but just before the half-way point the Hurricanes restored their two goal lead on the power play. Feeney won the draw back to Martynyk and she buried the shot from the point on the screened IceBreakers goalie. With 2:05 left in the third and Martynyk in the box for interference the IceBreakers pulled their goalie and pushed to tie the game, but the Hurricanes successfully held them off and prevailed with a 4-2 win to move into first place with an impressive 6-0-1 record. Next up for the Hurricanes is a road trip to Nanaimo to take on the Clippers Saturday, Jan. 25, then a home game against the Sooke Thunderbirds the next day, 1:15 p.m. Rink 2 Strathcona Gardens.

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posure and skill, getting to a loose ball near the goal and beating a defender and the sprawling Vic West goalkeeper to find the back of the net. This proved to be one of the few highlights of the first half as the Campbell River side struggled to find their typical quick passing and fluid movement, and therefore created few quality chances on goal. Mainstream Canada came out with more enthusiasm and confidence in the second half and scored quickly, with centre back Colan Grootenboer converting with an unstoppable header from a well taken corner kick by midfielder Kevin Shelswell. Ten minutes later, Campbell River’s central midfielder Peter McWilliams scored an almost identical goal as he headed the ball past the helpless Vic West goalkeeper from another terrific corner kick by Shelswell. The Campbell River defence of Grootenboer, Shane Berry, Colton Reesor, Alex Desrochers, Aidan Anderson and Tyler Kelly were solid throughout the game and made very few mistakes in the 3-0 win. Mainstream Canada’s next game will be against Prospect Lake F.C. on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 5 p.m. at Layritz Turf in Victoria.

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Crime topic of meeting

Artists’ trading card event Jan. 16 Artists of all ages who would like to create and trade miniature works of art are invited to attend the next Artist Trading Card event at the Campbell River Art Gallery, Thursday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. This is a fun, social and creative program that meets four times a year to swap trading cards. The only difference between these and sports trading cards is that you create your own homemade 2 ½ x 3 ½ inch trading card like a miniature work of art. Please bring 15-20 art cards to trade. New faces are always welcome! Just come and bring a friend if you like. Cards should be 2.5 inches x 3.5 inches exactly so they fit in the sleeves that are used for saving baseball cards. The theme is open. Bring original cards, not photocopies. The cards are miniature works of art and are meant to be traded, not bought or sold. The Gallery is located at 1235 Shoppers Row (the same building as the Visitor Info Centre). For more info call 250-287-2261 or email contact@ crartgallery.ca.

On Wednesday, Jan. 15 the public is invited to join in an hour-long conversation on the theme “Tough on Crime or Smart on Crime?” The government says they will help keep our streets and communities safe by enhancing victim’s rights and making offenders accountable. Critics say the government’s tough-on-crime policies do nothing to reduce crime. How do we deter crime, protect citizens and rehabilitate offenders? Is there a balance required between victim’s rights and offender’s rights? Does a minimum sentence make sense or should a judge be free to make the punishment fit the crime? Is there a place for restorative justice? What do the experts say? What do you think? The presenter will be Sandra Harrison, former Executive Director with Alberta Correctional Services. Sandra will have just 10 minutes to introduce the topic, and then the floor is open for 50 minutes of discussion. Drop in to the Philosophers’ Café in Campbell River, a friendly forum for reflection where you can join the conversation, or just sit back and listen. Members of the public are welcome to propose topics and introduce them at future Cafés. That’s 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Sybil Andrews cottage.


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Vancouver Island MusicFest hits the stage Thursday in Comox Valley An international collection of diverse musical styles are all coming exclusively to the Comox Valley in a series of intimate concerts being held in multiple venues, Jan. 16-31. All concerts have doors opening at 8 p.m., followed by the show at 9. “Music speaks to the soul in a variety of ways – blues, soul, jazz, maybe a bit of boogie woogie” says Doug Cox, Executive Producer, Vancouver Island MusicFest. “The wonderful thing about this Festival is there will be something for everyone to enjoy and performances will be in venues that provide an up- close-and-personal setting with the musician – it can’t get any better than that!” West African Dance Night - with Alpha YaYa Diallo will be held Friday, Jan. 17, at the Best Western Plus the Westerly Hotel & Convention Centre. Alpha YaYa Diallo is a guitarist, singer, songwriter and a true multi-cultural Canadian artist performing in French, English and his native Guinean languages of Foulani and Souso. Diallo is a multi-talented artist whose dexterous acoustic and electric guitar-playing, with its fluid melodic lines and compelling grooves, places him in the front ranks of African musicians. Ticket price: $25. Accommodation package prices: starting from $74.50 per person. Pianorama - with Kenny ‘Blues Boss’ Wayne and David Vest goes Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Best Western Plus the Westerly Hotel & Convention Centre. Both the players and the audience will be treated to an extraordinary night of music and sharing beyond a usual concert experience during a night of incredible blues, boogiewoogie piano showdown featuring two talented U.S. transplanted musicians, Kenny ‘Blues Boss’ Wayne and David Vest. “We’ve got two of North America’s true piano masters of blues and boogie woogie teaming up exclusively for a show at WinterBites,” said Cox. “My favorite thing about curating shows is putting together once-in-a-lifetime collaborations of talent for what makes a truly unique event.” Ticket price: $30. Accommodation package prices: starting from $79.50 per person. Ashley MacIsaac will play Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Native Sons Hall. If fiddle is your fancy, the one-of-akind Ashley MacIssac and his band will be at the Native Sons Hall! Much has been said about the antics of the enfant terrible of the fiddle, but only because he has had international success and notoriety from an early age and grew up under the spotlight as one of the most dynamic fiddlers from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. MacIsaac constantly pushes the traditional styles of Celtic music as he grew up and incorporated rock, pop, and everything imaginable in between. Ticket price: $35 (all ages). Accommodation package prices: starting from $84.50 per person. Throughout the 16 days, other concerts also include: Classic rockers Chilliwack who will open the Festival on Jan 16. Join 80’s icon Barney Bentall, known for

his multi-genre music, or Jim Byrnes and the Sojourners for a night of country, soul and blues. There will be an exclusive double bill featuring The Grapes of Wrath and The Odds or join last year’s MusicFest star, Blind Boy Paxton, who will play a night of acoustic blues along with Canadian favourite Suzie Vinnick. Cousin Harley will close the Festival with his rockabilly sounds that will have everyone dancing in the hall. For a full list of the activities, musicians, and accommoda-

tion or to buy concert tickets visit www.winterbitesfestival. com, call 1-855-400-2882 or drop into the Vancouver Island Visitor Centre. One can also join the conversation using #CVWinterBites on Facebook or Twitter. The festival is a partnership of Vancouver Island MusicFest, Comox Valley Airport, Mount Washington Alpine Resort, Vancouver Island Newspaper Group, 98.9 Jet FM-Vista Radio, participating accommodation providers and Comox Valley

Doctor’s Orders

The doctor looked at the chart and then glanced at the patient up and down. “Good news,” he said. “I want you to continue to eat exactly what you’ve been eating. Fill your plate exactly the same way. Then,” he paused, “I want you to eat exactly half the food on the plate.” Murray Callaghan It’s a true story as told to me by another physician whom I was guiding (fishing) 25 years back when I inquired about his year over year weight loss. In many ways physical health and financial health have a lot in common. Both are bombarded by contradictory messages. Both have millions upon millions of jobs at stake and corporate interests to serve. Both have significant lobby groups shaping policy and influencing the powers that be. While others debate the merits of supplemental vitamins to our diets we all know that proper nutrition must first start with eating a well-balanced diet. We know that six minutes of exercise is not going to produce the results we want. We know that health and longevity are not solely found in a medicine cabinet. Is it really so much different in our financial lives? Does an investment exist with high rewards and no risk? Can we save for five years and expect that our funds will last for the rest of our lives? Can so many pile on debt and not have a day of reckoning? The good news is that ownership in a diversified basket of companies over time offers one route for creating wealth. Contributing to tax-sheltered vehicles makes sense. Understanding our own cash flow requirements and setting up our finances accordingly is vital. It begins with a commitment to save. To do this we must first know how much we have coming in and out every month. We must be able to separate essential and non-essential spending. Where necessary we Vancouver Island maple syrup producers will swarm must make structural changes to what we think we are the BC Forest Discovery Centre in Duncan with festiventitled to. ities, exhibits and demonstrations that will showcase this I’ve been fortunate to meet a good many people over burgeoning west coast industry. The association, appropriately called the ‘Sapsuckers,’ a group of local maple syrup the years with excellent financial habits and have learned a great deal from them. Similarly, many practitioners producers, are setting up for their Seventh Bigleaf Maple Syrup Festival on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., of health and exercise largely cater to those who work the hardest to maintain and improve their physical and with a focus on the unique west coast flavours. mental fitness gaining insight along the way. Visitors will explore the many facets of maple sugarIf you struggle with your finances think of your ing in a fun festival atmosphere with live entertainment spending as a plate of food. Think of that food as your and the aroma of hot syrup from the evaporator. Tapping non-essential spending. Spend half. demos, syrup tasting and mini-workshops will occur throughout the day including the availability of start-up kits and other tapping supplies so visitors can go home and FINANCIAL PLANNING • INSURANCE • WEALTH MANAGEMENT tap their own trees. Visitors will come away from the event with knowledge of how sap is tapped from local Bigleaf maples and turned into syrup that rivals the flavor of any produced in the Eastern Provinces. The Bigleaf Maple Syrup Festival is unique on Vancouver Island. It’s the only festival where visitors can find out how local maple syrup is made, and can be guarMurray Callaghan anteed to be able to purchase Bigleaf Maple Syrup. CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER For train lovers, the ‘Green Hornet’ will be running with departures from the station each half hour between 625 H - 11th Avenue (upstairs) 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Campbell River The event is hosted by the BC Forest Discovery Centre, New Clients Welcome a charitable, non-profit museum with a mandate to tell the story of forestry in coastal BC. The Centre is located at www.crwealthmanagement.ca 250.286.9968 2892 Drinkwater Rd in Duncan.

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COMMUNITY UPDATE JANUARY 15, 2014

City Hosting First Public Open House for the Zoning Bylaw Update City Hosting First Public Open House for the Zoning Bylaw Update To start off the Zoning Bylaw rewrite process, a series of Public Open Houses are scheduled at two locations to provide an opportunity for input on potential changes and improvements to the existing Zoning Bylaw. The first Open House is on Wednesday January 22, 2014 at the North Island College from 1-3 and 7-9pm. The next Open House is on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at the Community Centre from 1-3 and 7-9pm. Everyone who lives within the City is encouraged to come out to the informal Open House events. The Zoning Bylaw can change the type of permitted uses on specific properties or set general regulations, all of which may influence property values and neighbourhood characteristics. Bring your concerns, issues and suggestions about what you think we need to know as we proceed. The current Zoning Bylaw 3250, 2006 is available for viewing on our website, www.campbellriver. ca, or a paper copy is available in the Land Use Services Department at City Hall. For questions, please contact Kathleen Wilker at 250-286-5729

2014-2018 Financial Plan Meetings REVISED SCHEDULE Campbell River City Council will consider the 2014-2018 Financial Plan at meetings to be held in the City Hall Council Chambers, 301 St. Ann’s Road, Campbell River, B.C. on: Monday, January 20th at 9 a.m. Wednesday, January 29th at 9 a.m. Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide Council with comments on the Financial Plan at the beginning of the meetings (5 minutes maximum per presentation). Register in advance to speak by calling 250-286-5700. People unable to attend in person are invited to send comments in writing by either emailing them to info@campbellriver.ca or by delivering or mailing them to City Hall: 301 St. Ann’s Road, Campbell River, BC, V9W 4C7. Please ensure comments have arrived by 8:30 a.m. on Monday, January 20th for the January 20 meeting and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 29th for the January 29 meeting. Financial Plan documents will be available in the Council Agendas section of the City’s website (www.campbellriver.ca). Council meetings can be viewed live in the Council Webcast section on the City’s website and will also be televised the following day on Shaw TV. For additional information phone 250-286-5700 or email info@campbellriver.ca 301 St. Ann’s Road Campbell River, BC V9W 4C7 Telephone: 250-286-5700 info@campbellriver.ca www.campbellriver.ca

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