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3-4 ELDERS UPDAT 5-9 GOOD FOOD BOX PROGRAM 10 NVIATS ENTRY LEVEL FORESTRY WORK PROGRAM 11 PUBLIC WORKS 12 FLEA MARKET 13 INVITE TO THE BUILDING BLOCKS PROGRAM 14 REGISTER FORMS FOR G-N MEMBERS FOR SCHOOL SUPPLIES 15 VANCOUVER ISLAND NORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT NO.85 16-21 EKE ME-XI REGITRATION FORMS 22 G-N HELPING HANDS BINGO 3X1000 23 HALL USERS 24 ABORIGINAL MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE 2015 25-26 BOOK KEEPER/ COMTROLLER & OFFICE MANAGER JOB OPPORTUNITY 27-28 COMMUNITY JOB POSTING 29 PSITION AVAILABLE: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANCE/ CHIEF AND COUNCIL SECRETARY 30-34 LOCAL JOB POSTING 35 BIRTHDAY WISHES

This summer was a blast. It went by so fast. I sure enjoyed my time with the kids. Our activities we did included going to the field, going to the hall and walks we have done games, movies and a few things such as going to beaver lake and whale watching at telegraph cove. We were also able to have mad science camp come for four days. I have defiantly made me some awesome friend (the kids) they sure are amazing, funny, caring and respectful. If I could do this job again I would do it in a heat beat. Very memorable with some awesome co-workers Veronica, Thomas & George. Thank you kids for a great summer. Yours truly Lori Anderson  These past three summers with the summer day camp have tought me a lot. I’v enjoyed my time with all the children and that is the road I would like to continue on. Working with children and people in general has been the greatest opportunity in my life. To work with 3 great co-workers and to make awesome memories with the kids. I hope to be working for the Gwa’salaNakwaxda’xw band again in the future as a registered nurse. Thank you for allowing me to work with your kids Thomas Coon This summer was great. I enjoyed working with kids that is why I applied for this job again for a second year in a row. We did various activities. Going to the hall, the field a couple parks in town. We also played man hunt and capture the flag I had a lot of fun. I also had the opportunity to work alongside three great people. Thank you for allowing me to work with the children

These past two summers have been great! We had so much fun with the kids and I hope they had fun with us. We did so much activities that helped us connect with each other, which was great. What I liked doing most with the kids was everything! Because even though some of the kids weren’t able to participate because they didn’t know how to play a board game, card game, or outdoor games. We all helped out and made sure no one was left out and tought them the best we can and for all that just makes me happy and more that they are happy. So to that I say thank you for allowing me to work with these amazing children and 3 awesome co-workers. Veronica Johnny

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Yo! News is prepared by Bernadine Clayton Gwa’sala’Nakwaxda’xw Receptionist This newsletter is delivered to all houses on the Tsulquate Reserve every second week and posted to the Gwa’sala’Nakwaxda’xw website. If you have questions or comments about this newsletter, contact Bernadine at (250) 949-8343 or e-mail bandreception@gwanak.info The purpose of this newsletter is to keep Gwa’sala’Nakwaxda’xw community members informed about what is happening in the Gwa’sala-’Nakwaxda’xw Band Office and the surrounding community. Anybody is welcome to make submissions to the newsletter, including announcements, lost-and-found, photographs, bakwam’kwala words, stories, legends, drawings, etc. etc. etc. Other ways to stay connected to the Gwa’sala-’Nakwaxda’xw community are: Website (www.gwanak.info) Facebook (User: Gwasala Nakwaxdaxw)

Gwa’sala-’Nakwaxda’xw Band Office

Phone: (250) 949-8343 / Fax: (250) 949-7402 Dillan Thomas, Band Manager Manager@gwanak.info / (250) 902-2307 Les Taylor, Native court worker

(250) 949-8343

Margaret Bernard, Finance

finance@gwanak.info / (250) 902-2308 Conrad Browne, Economic Development

ecdev@gwanak.info / (250) 902-2301

Pat Dawson-Hunt, Social Development

patriciad@gwanak.info / (250) 902-2309 Colleen Hemphill, Treaty

chemphil@telus.net / (250) 949-8424 Linda Paul, Treaty Administrative Assistant

Gwa’sala-’Nakwaxda’xw Nations Band Office

PO Box 998, 154 Tsulquate Reserve Port Hardy, B.C. V0N 2P0

COUNCIL Chief Paddy Walkus: (250) 949-1486

Sits on all committees / paddywalkus@gmail.com

kasalas4859@hotmail.com / (250) 949-8994 Lucy Scow, Finance/ council secretary

lucyscow@gmail.com/ (250) 902-2300 Lorna Henderson, Housing

l.d.henderson7@live.ca / (250) 902-2304 Leo Lawson/ Capital Specialist officer lhanslawson@msn.com / (250) 949-2306 Grace Smith, Education

Ernie Henderson: (250) 230-3404

Health & Social Development, Housing, Fisheries, Education, Ec. Dev., Treaty, Personnel and Finance Portfolios

Gary Walkus: (250) 230-3852

Health & Social Development & Ec. Dev. Portfolios

Victor Walkus: (250) 230-3855

Health & Social Development, Housing, Forestry, Ec. Dev., and Recreation Portfolios

Leslie Walkus: (250) 230-0034 Dodie Rufus: (250) 230-4642

grace.smith176@gmail.com / (250) 902-2320 Bob Swain, Public Works

bswain4@telus.net / Cell: (250) 230-0087 Michelle Beaulieu, Food security & Nutrition coordinator michellehelenbeaulieu@hotmail.com / (250) 949-0144 David Schmidt, Natural Resource manager david.schmidt@snrc.ca / (250)902-2310 Gwa’sala-’Nakwaxda’xw Elders Centre Silena George Elders’ Coordinator

Silena1314@gmail.com / (250) 949-7406 Gwa’sala-’Nakwaxda’xw Health & Family Services

Front Desk: (250) 949-8131 / Fax: (250) 949-6811

Darryl Coon: (250) 230-0360

Housing Portfolio

Terry Walkus: (250) 230-2459

Gwa’sala-’Nakwaxda’xw School

Front Desk: (250) 949-7743 / Fax: (250) 949-7422 www.gwanak.bc.ca Eke Me-Xi School

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Kamloops just before dinner. We settled in then headed straight off to the Pow wow grounds. It was very hot & humid over there. We arrived and all kind of sat spread out from each other as the Arbour was jam packed. Our fantastic helpers were prompt with getting everything the Elders needed.

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Well, the summer has came & went. It was fun & eventful for our G&N Elders. I returned back Monday from being off for a couple of weeks. As you all may already know, the Elder's went to the Kamloopa Pow Wow.

August 1st & returned on the 5th. The bus arrived to pick us up Friday morning. We were on our way to Nanaimo for the night. We headed onto Kamloops bright & early Saturday morning. At this time, Bob was asked to drive the vehicle that came with us in case of emergency. Being the trooper Bob is, he gladly did so. Thanks Bob & Cathy. While we were on our journeys to Kamloops, the bus blew a tire. This was a minor set back. Luckily for us, we were just outside Hope. So the bus had to get the tire fixed. He dropped us all off at a Library, which was closed. But the recreation center had air conditioning. A few of the Elders felt ambitious & walked down to the town Diner to have a snack. The tire was fixed and we were well on our way. We arrived to our hotel in PAGE 3

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We sat and enjoyed the Pow wow until late around 11pm that night. There were so many vendors & food booths. It was awesome! Everyone had a grand old time. The next morning we took our time eating breakfast downstairs of our hotel. The Pow wow resumed at lunch time. We headed there a bit earlier so we could get seats. It was amazing to see everyone sit & watch the dances. It was 35 degrees there through out the day. Such troopers our Elders are! We left to a nice cool restaurant to have dinner. Then half of the Elders went to their hotel room to rest for the night, as the rest went back to the Pow wow.


It was about 11pm again the second night when we all headed back to the hotel. We sleep. We left bright and early to North Van for the Elders to go shopping (tax free;) and have lunch. We enjoyed a few hours there before we had headed to the ferry. The bus driver was amazing. Thanks John (from Smith Transportation Ltd). We headed back to the same hotel in Nanaimo and crashed there. The Travelodge in Nanaimo is excellent. Great customer service, big rooms, big comfy beds, air conditioning. Highly recommend you stay there if you are staying in Nanaimo for the night. By the next morning, everyone was eager to get home to our fish. We stopped in Campbell River on our way home to grab a bite and some jars. We were on our way and arrived home with warm welcoming by the end of the day on Tuesday. We had great volunteers giving Elders rides home with their luggage. Thanks guys!

Our trip to the Kamloopa Pow wow was amazing. I know I will be taking my family to it next year. The Elders had a blast. A couple bumps in our journeys, but hey... that's to be expected right? A great big huge thank you to our helpers: Dodie Rufus, Conrad Anderson, Cathy & Bob Swain. With out you guys, I don't know what we would have done. I salute you all. I would also like to thank Eileen Rufus & Marylynn Henderson for being such a big help with Quorbin! My heart was filled with so much warmth seeing everyone working together as a team on the entire trip. Way to go everybody! I look forward to the next journey.

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Which brings me onward to my next topic. The Elders have finally received their first half of their grant from Trust! Now we can really start food harvesting & going on more adventures! We will be going crabbing very soon. Hunting season opens in a couple of weeks. Elders: Please don't hesitate to let me know if you would like to come along on any of the food harvesting adventures. I have cleared our freezers for what ever we catch.

The food fish fever came and went. It was an awesome experience! Gilakasla Chief & Council! I had a great processing team. We worked on fish for 4 days (some did for a week). We were able to get granny Sara's, Vivian & Janet's fish jarred for them. When I returned to work this past Monday, I canned nearly 5 cases for our Elders Center. I am very pleased with the turn out. Now the Elders have fish for every function they may need it for at home and at their building. That's all for now ladies & gents. I hope you have a great long weekend. I will be meeting with other organizers/supervisors from other surrounding programs & schools to set up lunches, tea times, etc. with students & youth from our community. Stay tuned for updates. Gilakasla Silena George, Elder's Coordinator


August 15st, 2014 Good Food Bag Recipes Hello everyone, Wow, is the Good Food Bag ever growing!! We have 33 people signed up to receive a GFB, the most yet  Keep telling people about the GFB and hopefully we’ll get a few more new people included. Remember; don’t be afraid to provide feedback too. I’d really like to know if people like the recipes, if they are easy to follow or too complicated, suggestions around communication etc. Have a wonderful weekend  Michelle Food Security & Nutrition Coordinator 250-949-0144 (cell) michellehelenebeaulieu@hotmail.com Main Dish: Chicken Broccoli Quinoa Bake Quinoa is definitely getting the reputation for being a super grain…for very good reasons (some listed below). If you haven’t tried it yet, here’s your chance! It is gluten free It contains almost twice as much fiber than other grains It’s one of the most protein rich foods containing all the 9 essential amino acids. It contains iron, lysine, magnesium, riboflavin and manganese (all sorts of vitamins and minerals) Benefits from these ranges from increasing brain function, essential for tissue growth/repair, promotes healthy blood sugar control, helps prevent heart disease by reducing high blood pressure and lowers cholesterol.

Ingredients for the Casserole: Chicken Broccoli (cut small) Spinach cut into small stripes 5-6 mushrooms sliced (more if you like mushrooms!) 2-3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1 cup milk (can substitute almond milk) 2 cups chicken broth (add seasoning provided to 2 cups of water) Black pepper to taste Fresh Basil (or 1-2 tbsp dried) ½ cup flour 1-2 cups water (additional to the chicken broth) ½ cup Cheese (of your choice)

Did you know that Goat cheese contains less lactose than regular cheese, which may make it easier for people to digest if they have sensitivities to dairy. Try Goat Feta (also has less salt than regular feta) or Goat Mozzarella. To prepare: Preheat oven to 400oF In a saucepan bring the chicken broth, ½ cup milk to a low boil. In a bowl, whisk the flour, and ½ cup milk until it is a smooth creamy mixture. Add this to the boiling liquid and set aside. Grease baking dish. In a large baking dish, add the sauce from step 3, 1-cup water, quinoa, chicken, mushrooms and broccoli (cut up small) and garlic. Bake for 30 min. Check the casserole and stir every 15 minutes adding additional water if needed. It should be a creamy consistency. Once everything is cooked, top with cheese and bake until cheese is just melted. Side Dish: Garden Salad Garden salads are great because you can toss in whatever vegetables (or fruit, nuts etc) you have and voila, you have a delicious healthy salad. What’s not so easy is the dressing as they can sneak in a lot of unhealthy fats and sugars into your diet.

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The easiest dressing you could do is oil and vinegar (as long as the oils are the good kind such as olive oil). Add any kind of berries for a delicious taste. The best kind of berries are the ones you’ve picked yourself…lucky us, it’s berry-picking season 

Ingredients for the salad: Lettuce, rinsed, dried and cut into bite size pieces 1-2 Carrots, shredded 1-2 beets, shredded Peppers cut into bite size pieces Ingredients for the dressing: 1/4 cup Olive Oil 1/8 cup Balsamic Vinegar Handful of Blackberries (or huckleberries, thimbleberries – any other kind of berry) To prepare: Mash the blackberries in a bowl or cup; add olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Stir until blended. Add all salad ingredients to a bowl and top with the dressing, toss until salad is coated.

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Community Input Wanted! Workshop Ideas - Food Security Program To include Traditional Plants & Foods Hello everyone! I am currently putting together a proposal that will help guide activities and help align budgets with regards to Food Security for the following year (2015). I also hope to implement some smaller scale workshops this fall. What am I looking for? Help from community members! I would like to receive feedback as to which workshops you feel the community would benefit the most from, which ones you would like to be involved in and/or ones that you feel would not be successful etc. Instructions:

 I feel this would be beneficial or I would attend.

 I don’t feel would be a success Suggest any other workshop ideas Provide feedback by making comments on this print out and dropping it off at the Band Office (attention: Michelle Beaulieu) or email to michellehelenebeaulieu@hotmail.com Some goals for the workshops are: To involve more community members To have consistent activities geared towards learning and team building To provide activities that are fun

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Fall/Winter Workshop Ideas

☐Build your garden soil for spring Learn to use natural local fertilizers such as seaweeds, eggshells, crab shells, compost, alder leaves etc.

☐Seed saving Saving seeds from garden plants for next season Saving seeds from Traditional plants Storing seeds for future use

☐Winter Gardening Plants that are winter hardy Plants that you can start in the Fall/winter Cold frames (can still grow lettuces etc in the winter!)

☐Traditional Plant and Food Gathering (examples) Labrador Tea (gathering, drying, tea making workshop) Devils Club Berries


Pacific Crabapple Calm Digging

☐Preserving your harvest

☐Small planter making

workshop

Canning, drying, traditional methods of preserving

Learn to make your own planters from recycled materials (cost effective and good for the environment!)

☐Native Plant Propagation

☐Raised Garden Bed

From cuttings (i.e. Black Gooseberry). Incorporate traditional plants into your garden.

Learn how to make an easy raised garden bed (Any size for any space!).

Spring/Summer Workshop Ideas

☐Small Scale Container Gardening. Anyone can garden! Incorporating Traditional Plants into your garden

☐Seed Starting ☐Growing Herbs ☐Growing Flowers for Tea (traditional plants and non-traditional plants)

☐Companion Planting Learn about which plants benefit (deterring pests, improving taste/growth) each other so you don’t have to use chemicals in your garden.

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☐Watering Systems for your garden ☐Traditional Plant Gathering (examples) Spring Greens Seaweeds Stinging Nettle

☐Traditional Foods & Nutrition Learn about the nutritional benefits of traditional foods Could be in the form of several workshops depending on which foods are in season).

Other Ideas? Please let me know if this has sparked any ideas that you think the community would like to get involved with  Thanks for your feedback it’s much appreciated! Michelle Beaulieu Food Security & Nutrition Coordinator 250-949-0144 michellehelenebeaulieu@hotmail.com

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NEW

Changes & Updates The Good Food Bag Program

Changes are to help with improving communication and address some of the challenges that have been experienced to date. Provide the $10.00 at the time of signing up, no exceptions. This is so we can have all Good Food Bags financially accounted for before they are ordered. Sign-up cut off will be the Tuesday (4pm) before the GFB. The order is made Wednesday morning (see attached Schedule). Pick-up is at the Elders Building every second Friday before 4pm (unless otherwise indicated) Doors close at 4. Unfortunately there is no food storage space therefore if someone does not show up for his or her GFB it will be sold to someone else. If this happens more than twice you will have to be taken off the list so we don’t waste food. People not showing up to pick up their GFB is the #1 challenge – Last GFB Friday, 16 people did not show up, including some that were spoken to one the phone that Friday. If you are unsure if you are on the GFB list you can view the list at the Band Office.

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Reminders

Next Good Food Bag sign-up schedule starting August 27, 2014.

If you haven’t already, please pass along your contact information (cell/home number) and preferred method of contact (i.e. text only, call after 5pm, leave message etc).

Send to michellehelenebeaulieu@hotmail.com or text/call 250-949-0144 Thanks and have a great rest of your week! Michelle Beaulieu Food Security & Nutrition Coordinator PAGE 9

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NORTH VANCOUVER ISLAND ABORIGINAL TRAINING SOCIETY

Entry Level Forestry Worker Program NIVIATS in partnership with western forest products is offering a two week workshop in Port Hardy Anticipated start date of September 22, 2014 -Fire Suppression Safety -WHIMIS -OFA Level 1 First Aid -OFA Transportation Endorsement

-Helicopter Ground - Resumes - Wildlife Awareness - Helicopter Safety - Wildlife Entrapment Avoidance

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Public Works Emergency Planning Committee: Our next scheduled meeting is on Sep.4 1011am at Wakas Hall. On October. 16 we will be doing our first community wide emergency exercise. Please feel free to take part in our monthly meetings. Thank you Bob Swain

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GN Helping Hands bingo 3x1000 FRIDAY September 5th, 2014 DOORS OPEN @ 5PM GAMES BEGIN @ 7PM $ 35 A PACKAGE PACKAGE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING: THE TOONIE, 9 UP BOOKLET, 1 OF EACH SPECIAL AND 1 ZIP BOOK IT DOESN’T INCLUDE THE SPEED GAME MINIMUM CROWD OF 150 PEOPLE CONCESSION WILL HAVE A SIMPLE MEAL ANY QUESTIONS FEEL FREE TO CALL JOANNA JACK 250-230-1267 VONITA HILL 250-902-7848 THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE PAGE 22

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FOR ALL HALL USERS! Before you leave you MUST do the following: - PUT SOCCER/HOCKEY NETS AWAY - PUT GEAR (INCLUDING STICKS) AWAY - PLACE SIDEBOARDS BACK WHERE THEY BELONG - PICK UP GARBAGE & EMPTIES - TURN ALL LIGHTS & HEATERS OFF - OPEN ALL BATHROOM DOORS - PLACE BASKETBALL HOOP IN PROPER PLACE (against the wall) - CLEAN STAGE AREA Chief and Council has asked anyone who books the hall to please make sure all of these tasks are done before leaving. If not, you will not be allowed to book the hall again! Thank you for your understanding at this time  ~Chief & Council PAGE 23

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Job Posting: Book keeper/Comptroller and office Manager Full-time (35 hrs. /wk.) Starting immediately

The full-time Bookkeeper and Office Manager will join a dynamic and growing team dedicated to excellence, efficiency and flexibility as KEDC evolves. Working with the CEO and the Board of Directors as needed, the position is responsible for the following:

Specific responsibilities:  High level of competency in SAGE and/or ACCPAC accounting systems  Carry out all bookkeeping responsibilities including A/R, A/P and payroll  Follow established procedures for all government reporting requirements such as GST, PST, payroll tax, board reports, WCB

 Administer employee benefits package  Working with the CEO: a) b) c) d)

Follow established procedures for financial reporting on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis File annual Board report Completion of annual audit File annual PST & GST remittance

 Have knowledge and ability to set up electronic/paper filing systems  Along with CEO and approved by the Board of Directors, assist in development of the annual operating budget  Proven track record of performance in audits and report generating  Extremely high work ethic and confidentiality

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 Manage relationships with all outside vendors and services  Order and manage office and cleaning supplies, including photocopier and printers Reports to: CEO Skills/ experience required  At least 5 years of proven bookkeeping and accounting experience  Strong understanding of accounting practices and principals

 High level of competency in SAGE and/or ACCPAC accounting systems    

Ability to work within deadlines Strong presentation and communication skills Self-motivated while still part of a team Must be bondable

Remuneration: Commensurate with qualifications and experience Closing: September 12, 2014 To apply:  Interested individuals should submit their resume, including 3 references, by email to the following; ecdev@gwanak.info

No Phone calls please

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POSITION AVAILABLE FOR THE GWA’SALA-‘NAKWAXDA’XW BAND

POSITION AVAIABLE: Executive Assistant/Chief and Council Secretary

JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Band Manager the Executive Assistant provides executive level support and assistance to both Council and the Band Manager. As a member of the senior management team this position also provides policy advice to enhance the overall management of the Gwa’sala‘Nakwaxda’xw Nations and its various departments and programs. It is also responsible for dissemination of sensitive information, development of new or improved office systems and procedures. An important assignment of this position is taking minutes for Chief and Council and other meetings as required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:        

Receives and screens information, visitors and phone calls. Provides information and refers requests to the appropriate individual. Files and retrieves corporate documents, records and reports Manages the correspondence control system for the band manager’s office by ensuring documents/calls /requests received are tracked, processed, action taken, or delegated to appropriate managers. Produces sensitive material relating to managerial decisions within the band manager’s office. Prepares office correspondence, briefing packages and presentations and ensures quality control of all documents and materials. Maintains schedules; coordinates meetings and makes travel arrangements for Chief and Council. Maintains office equipment and office supplies.

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Minimum 2 years experience working with and supporting senior staff and executive level management. Ability to exercise sound judgment in setting priorities and dealing with confidential and sensitive information. Minimum grade 12 with a certificate in Office Administration or other relevant degree. Initiative and time-management skills to work with minimal supervision. Ability to work in a fast paced environment and interact with administration staff and Council. Excellent interpersonal skills, professionalism and integrity. Excellent MS Office computer skills, Mac operating system, Power Point and Excel. Demonstrated leadership skills.

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LOCAL JOB POSTING Server-Part-Time Company: Quarterdeck Pub Industry: Public Works & Services Wage: TBD Expiry Date: Monday, September 8, 2014 - 9am Details: Looking for part time servers to join us. An ability to provide good customer service, maintain a neat appearance, and remember patrons and their orders are essential. Duties include:Work efficiently, Processing payment, Greeting customers, Cleaning tables and dining area, Setting tables Qualifications & Experience: Entry level or high school diploma,Individuals handling food and drink in a public eatery will likely need to obtain a food handler card or permit to be employed as a server. How to apply: email admin@dhiholdings.com or drop off resume at Quarterdeck Pub in Port Hardy Process Operator Shift Supervisor-Full-Time Company: Keltic Seafoods Ltd Industry: Aquaculture Wage: $18/hr Expiry Date: Monday, September 8, 2014 - 9am Details: • Reduction plant operation • Forklift operation • Semi Trailer loading • Grinding product • Following quality SOP’s • General maintenance of equipment • Completion of reports as required • Following Safe Work direction • Maintaining a safe work environment within the employee’s control • Work in a hazardous environment ie: steam, machinery, chemicals See attachment for full job description. Qualifications & Experience: • Reduction plant experience • Mechanical maintenance experience • Fork lift or similar equipment experience PAGE 30

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• Whmis Certification • Occupational First Aid certification • Valid driver’s license • Able to work independently How to apply: Email Resume to:hr@kelticseafoods.comor Fax to:250-949-8088 Fitness Gym Staff-Part-Time Company: First Choice Fitness Industry: A&E/Recreation Wage: $10.50/ hr Expiry Date: Friday, September 5, 2014 - 9am Details: Part-time position available. Looking for someone who is upbeat, friendly, and has excellent customer service. Start immediately. Qualifications & Experience: Must be available to work week nights and the odd Saturday. Suitable for a student. How to apply: Apply in person at First Choice Fitness (old Robert Scott Elementary school gymnasium) - 6855 Market St. 250.949.6446) with resume and cover letter Customer Service Representative-Casual Company: Scotiabank Industry: Finance & Banking Wage: $14.92/hr Expiry Date: Friday, September 5, 2014 - 9am Details: Position is on call/ casual Training period of up to 2 weeks Book appointments Candidate will need to be upbeat, friendly and helpful. Excellent customer service skills are a must and need to be able to get along with others. See attached job description for more information Qualifications & Experience: Experience handling cash, Good computer skills, Excellent communication skills How to apply: In person with Scotiabank Application and resume at 7070 Market St Port Hardy, BC (250) 949-6414 Housekeeper-Full-Time Company: Glen Lyon Inn Industry: Tourism/ Hospitality Wage: $11.00/hour to start

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Expiry Date: Wednesday, September 3, 2014 9am Details: Cleaning rooms, washing walls, vacuuming etc. Qualifications & Experience: *Good physical condition *Able to work on call *Must be available weekdays and weekends How to apply: Apply in person with resume 6435 Hardy Bay Road, Port Hardy, BC

Submit resume identifying Job Posting # and skills, knowledge and abilities that would make you successful in this position. We thank all candidates but can only contact those scheduled for an interview

Home Share Provider-Full-Time Company: Community Live BC Industry: Social Services Wage: TBD Expiry Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 9am Details: We are looking for experienced caregivers and families willing to share their home with adults with developmental disabilities for the Port Hardy district. Download full details attached or contact Katie Whidden for more info. Qualifications & Experience: Require DL, vehicle, driver's abstract, criminal record check, home study screening. Experience supporting adults with developmental disabilities. How to apply: Submit resume and cover letter In Person or by Mail to Community Living BC 22231 S Island Hwy Campbell River BC V9W 1C4 or Fax: 250.926.2302 Phone: 1- 877-334-1370 or email for more info katie.whidden@gov.bc.ca Library Page-Full-Time Company: VI Regional Library Industry: Education Wage: $10.25/Hour Expiry Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 9am Details: Part Time Library Page 6 hours per week, Tues 4-6 pm Thurs 6-8 pm and Sat 12-2 pm. Suitable for student.Must be outgoing, take pride in completing work with accuracy in a timely manner; exhibit enthusiasm for innovation. Must have excellent communication skills. Stock shelves and other library duties as assigned. Apply by Aug 27 deadline How to apply: Apply online at Http://virl.bc.ca/job/library-page-port-hardy Ensure all correspondence includes Job posting # P2014-106 PAGE 31

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Family Support Worker-Full-Time Company: Sacred Wolf Friendship Centre Industry: Social Services Wage: TBD Expiry Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 9am Details: Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Family Support Worker support aboriginal families as referred by the Ministry of Children and Family Development in the Port Hardy area. This job requires strong interpersonal communication skills and sensitivity to and knowledge of the local aboriginal culture, as well as knowledge of the local services available to aboriginal families in the North Island. This position is 35 hours/week and the start date is September 2, 2014. The salary will be based on education and experience. Duties: *Maintain a caseload of a maximum of 10 clients/families *Work with a team of Support Workers *Accompany clients to meetings and appointments as necessary *Provide transportation as per client Service Plans *Attend home visits to provide guidance for healthy lifestyles and parenting *Provide education/understanding of cultural practices around family development *Coordinate client meetings and develop Service Plans with clientele *Work in one-on-one and/or group settings *Act as a liaison between families and other agencies when necessary *Work as part of the team for larger community events *Develop reports and maintain records & statistics

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*Attend training as required- some travel may be expected *Adhere to policies and procedures Qualifications & Experience: *Minimum diploma and 3 years experience in a related field *Class 5 drivers’ licence, Class 4 an asset *Have own transportation *Familiarity with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and Publisher *Strong ability to develop Service Plans (with client participation) and work plans *Extensive experience working with aboriginals and aboriginal communities *Ability to work alone and as part of a team *Ability to maintain confidentiality *Good understanding of the Friendship Centre movement *Must be willing to complete a Criminal Records Check through the Ministry of Justice How to apply: Please submit resume and cover letter with three references in person or via email (edswfc@telus.net) to Janet Hanuse by 4:30pm on August 27, 2014. Homemaker-Casual Company: Quatsino Band Council Industry: Health Wage: TBD Expiry Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 9am Details: The Social Development Department is seeking a Homemaker for acute illness/elderly homes. Duties consist of general house cleaning in their homes. Skills required, time management, problem solving, deal with multi challenged clients. You must be willing to complete a criminal record check. hours of work vary each day, with approximately 10 hours per week of work or less. We are seeking an individual able to start immediately, has transportation or willing to catch transit. Please submit your letter of interest to Melinda along with your resume and any certificates related to the job. Hourly wage is dependent on previous training. PAGE 32

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How to apply: email resume to msheard@quatsinofn.ca or drop off resume at Quatsino Band Council Office at 305 Quattishe Road, Coal Harbour, BC Relief Cook/ Bullcook-Seasonal Company: Croman Corporation Industry: Forestry Wage: TBD Expiry Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 9am Details: Drugs and alcohol will not be tolerated, must be willing to be drug tested. Qualifications & Experience: Position requires 35 years cooking experience preferably experienced in buffet style cooking. Duties include housekeeping as well. Shift is 14/7 How to apply: Please send resume to guthrie_9@hotmail.com Security Guard-Part-Time Industry: Security Wage: $13- $15/hr DOE Expiry Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 9am Details: Aries Security Ltd is a locally owned & operated company that has been servicing the North Island since 2003. We are looking for mature & responsible individuals to help us grow our team! Preference given to those holding BST but willing to offer incentives to the right candidate. Qualifications & Experience: Class 5 driver license, able to drive manual transmission Able to work evenings and weekends Responsible with strong work ethic Able to work independently and as part of a team Respectful and knowledge of Privacy Acy How to apply: Email: admin@ariessecurity.ca Mail: PO Box 1574, Port Hardy BC, V0N 2P0 Janitor / Custodian-Full-Time Company: Shearwater Marine Group Industry: Other Wage: $12.00/hr Expiry Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 9am Details: Shearwater Marine is looking for an experienced and adventurous Restaurant Janitor

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/ Custodian to work in our Fishermen’s Bar & Grill.

How to apply: To apply, please email your resume to Louise: louise@shearwater.ca

Shearwater is a semi-remote Marine Resort located on Denny Island, close to Bella Bella. We have our own Restaurant Bar & Grill, Grocery & Liquor Store, Marine Hardware Store, and Laundry Facilities. Shearwater is one of the main hubs for Mariners on their way to and from Alaska & Haida Gwaii, and we also run our own seasonal fishing charters. Due to the variety of our business, we expect full-time work all year round.

Taxi Driver-Full-Time Company: Town Taxi Industry: Transportation Wage: $10.25/hour Expiry Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 9am Details: 30-40 hrs/week

We are seeking an experienced Restaurant Janitor / Custodian to work in our Fishermen’s Bar & Grill. We require a minimum commitment until March 31st, 2015. This will be mostly evening shifts, working 6 hours per day, 6 days per week. Job Duties: - Sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, and general cleanup of both inside & outside of restaurant - Full clean of bathrooms, and taking out all restaurant garbage’s - Topping up soap and paper towel dispensers - Any other maintenance or cleaning duties as needed We would like this position to start as soon as possible. The ideal candidate is someone who is seeking an opportunity in a semi-remote location on the beautiful Central Coast of BC. Subsidized housing is available between $200-$400/month (depending on the unit). Relocation costs from Vancouver or Vancouver Island is provided. This is a full-time position. Compensation: $12.00 per hour, approximately 36 hours per week. Qualifications & Experience: Requirements: - Minimum 3 years experience as a janitor or custodian - Experience living and working in a small town or remote area

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Qualifications & Experience: * Applicants need a Class 4 BC DL (or higher) * Employer is willing to train How to apply: Mail resume to Town Taxi at Box 2691, Port Hardy, BC V0N 2P0 Men's Wellness Coordinator-Part-Time Company: Sacred Wolf Friendship Centre Industry: Social Services Wage: TBD Expiry Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 9am Details: Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Men’s Wellness Coordinator will support aboriginal men across the lifespan in the Port Hardy area. This job requires strong interpersonal communication skills and sensitivity to and knowledge of the local aboriginal culture, as well as knowledge of the local services available to aboriginal men in the North Island. This position is 20 hours/week and the start date is September 2, 2014. The salary will be based on education and experience. Duties: *Maintain a caseload of a maximum of 10 clients/families *Provide culturally relevant workshops and support groups for men’s groups *Provide access to appropriate health practitioners and promote healthy male development *Provide transportation as needed according to policy *Coordinate Spiritual Grounding workshops, cultural development, and healthy lifestyles workshops

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*Provide education/understanding of cultural practices around family development (fatherhood, male roles in the community according to traditional practices) *Work in one on one and/or group settings *Act as a liaison between families and other agencies when necessary *Work as part of the team for larger community events *Develop reports and maintain statistics *Attend training as required- some travel may be expected *Adhere to policies and procedures Qualifications & Experience: *Minimum diploma and 3 years experience in a related field *Class 5 drivers’ licence, Class 4 an asset *Have own transportation *Familiarity with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and Publisher *Strong ability to develop Service Plans (with client participation) and work plans *Abundance of experience working with aboriginals and aboriginal communities *Ability to work alone and as part of a team *Ability to maintain confidentiality *Good understanding of the Friendship Centre Movement *Must be willing to complete a criminal records check through the Ministry of Justice How to apply: Please submit resume and cover letter with three references in person or via email ( (edswfc@telus.net) to Janet Hanuse by 4:30pm on August 27, 2014 Social Worker-Part-Time Company: Sacred Wolf Freindship Centre Industry: Social Services Wage: TBD Expiry Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 9am Details: Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the social worker will support aboriginal families with children aged 0-6 years and/or families at risk in the Mount Wadddington region. This position requires strong interpersonal communication skills and

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sensitivity to and knowledge of the local aboriginal culture. Duties include: * Maintain caseload of 6 clients / families * Work with a team of support workers * Accompany clients to meetings * Provide transportation as per client Service Plan * Complete home visits * Coordinate meetings * Work in one-to-one and/or group settings * Act as liason between families and community agencies * Work as part of a team for larger community events * Develop reports and maintain records * Attend training as required (some travel may be expected) * Adhere to policies and procedures Qualifications & Experience: * Minimum undergraduate degree in related field or diploma with 3 years experience * Class 5 driver licence, Class 4 an asset * Have own transportation * Familiarity with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Publisher * Ability to develop Service Plans and Work Plans (with client participation) * Extensive experience working with aboriginal families and communities * Work effectively alone and as part of a team * Consistently maintain confidentiality * Good understanding of the Friendship Centre movement * Criminal record check How to apply: Submit resume and cover letter with three references in person or via email (edswfc@telus.net) before 4:30 pm on August 27, 2014

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Like to wish Lloyd Walkus an wifi a happy 1st anniversary , enjoy your day to the fullest from friends and family who you take wifi from.

BIRTHDAY WISHES Birthday wish going out to Tabitha Tessa we love you honey. Hope you have a wonderful day. Loads of love from Andi and me. (Aug 27th) Happy Birthday Tammy and Si. We love you both and pray you have a wonderful day. Loads of love from andi and me (Sept 5th) Harrowing Birthday to my dearest brother al Jr I love you with all my heart and pray you have a blessed day. Love from your big sister. (Sept 7th) Happy Birthday uncle Alvin Jr i love you with all my heart pray you have a wonderful day. Love from AndiRae A very special Birthday wish going out to our brotha Bossman August 26 coming out from his sisters, Daisy, MaryEllen, Ethyl, baby sister Gena, and from his older bros Danny& Edwato, we love you bro and hope you have an amazing day ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We would like to wish our grandson Victor.Henry.Robert.Walkus a very happy 3rd birthday for Sept 1st and hope you have an awesome day lots of love from your Baba Victor and Gran Ethyl, we love you grandson ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Happy 59 th BIRTHDAY to my papi Danny Walkus. We love you papi From Priscilla, Luis, Diana, Luis Jr, baby Rj Happy Birthday to my nephew Jorden Daniel Henderson we love you Nephew August 26th September 07: Happy Birthday to our Princess Ariana Faith! Love Daddy, Mommy, your siblings Nathan, and Hannah! ♡ Birthday wishes to Alvin and Auntie Linda as well big GRIZZLY Bear hugs from kids and I. Hope you 3 enjoy your day. Would like to wish my Daughter princess Diana Charlie HAPPY 15th BIRTHDAY Sept 5th we love you princess. Wishing my dad Terry Dawson HAPPY BIRTHDAY we love you Sept 3rd From Priscilla and kids Happy Birthday to my bro Wade Charlie many more years to come: Sept 4th

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Lou and Elizabeth Walkus' Family wish the following a very happy birthday: Daniel Joseph, Raymond Walkus, Maria Rufus, Bobby Williams, and Seryna Hanuse. Love you all and have a great birthday! Also, belated anniversary wishes to Buddy and Vanessa Walkus. We wish you many more years of happiness. Lots of love from all of us ♥ Thank you. _____________________________________________ August 28, 2014 Special Birthday wishes for Tlatłbi, Wow you’re 17 now. You’re an amazing, handsome young man, I thank God everyday for blessing us with you. Have an awesome day babe. Also Congratulations Tlatłbi, on your graduation and your "Achievement Award” from the Raven Program 2014. We are so proud of you. Enjoy your life’s journey. Ahda and Baba love you so so much. August 30, 2014 Prayer for you Baba as you reminisce your “Sonshine” on his birthday. I love you so so much. Remember I am with you always and forever. <3 We miss you Kenneth, send your angel to watch over dad this day. August 31, 2014 Birthday wishes for our beautiful twins, Annabelle & Collin Rak. Have an awesome day. Love you both tons. <3 Tom & Linda Henderson

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