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FYI: Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw band And Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Housing

May 1, 2015

DO NOT pay for:      

3-5 housing by law

Broken Windows Kicked in Doors Broken toilet fixtures Broken taps Broken door knobs, or Broken Deadbolts

6-8 G-N housing survey

9 Volunteer in becoming housing committee 10 News from Port Hardy inn 11 Good food box update 12 Elders Update

13 Communication Protocol

All these items listed above are the result of human nature and normal wear and tear of the home, and is your responsibility as a home owner to take care of.

14-15 Vancouver Island ball hockey Registry form 16-17 Opportunity in forest fuel management 18 ocean day 2015

19 Role Model or Elder in residence luncheon

20 Health & Science Career gallery Extravaganza 21 Community job Posting

We help if the occupant wishes to sign an agreement to repay the band for the cost of whatever needs fixing.

22 Guiding change Mizare Finding profit letter 23-26 Job Positions for the Port Hardy Inn 27-29 Local job Posting

30-31 Birthday / Request

We take care of:      

Appliances Leaking or broken pipes Hot water tanks Leaking roofs Rotten porches Woodstoves (if there is available money for repair or replacement).

REEL 2 REAL AWARDS 2015 Huge congratulations to: Kelly Anderson for receiving the EDITING AWARD for her film: Relocation

See the housing agreement “occupancy free” section 5(3) and “Resident’s obligations” section 7(1) e-h, and 7(2). And the Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Band Housing By-Law No. 1994-06, “Residents obligation” section 20(1), attached for your viewing on (pg. 3)

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Alex Heuman for receiving the JURY SPECIAL MENTION AWARD for his film: One of Granny Lil's Amazing Story Roberta Williams for receiving the JURY RECOGNITION AWARD for her film: It's Up To You Way to go students! We are extremely proud of you!


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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 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

Ernie Henderson: (250) 230-2155

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 Darryl Coon: (250) 230-0360

Housing Portfolio

Terry Walkus: (250) 230-2459

Gwa’sala-’Nakwaxda’xw Band Office

Phone: (250) 949-8343 / Fax: (250) 949-7402 Dylan 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

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

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

bswain4@telus.net / Cell: (250) 230-0087 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 Gwa’sala-’Nakwaxda’xw School

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

(250) 949 - 8332

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Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw Housing Survey Name:

___________________________________

House#:

___________________________________

Box No.:

___________________________________

Town:

___________________________________

Email:

___________________________________

Phone:

___________________________________

1.

Would you be willing to participate in a Housing Forum to learn about on reserve housing? Y____ N _____

2.

What information would you like to see at this Housing Forum? (check one or all that apply) □

Updated Housing List

Policies

Housing Agreements

By-Laws

Other (please specify) _________________________________________________________________

3.

What incentives would you like to see? (check one or all that apply) □

Dinner or lunch

door prizes

gift certificates

Other (please specify) __________________________________________________________________

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4.

How would you like the information shared? (check one or all that apply) □

paper

poster boards

info booths

other (please specify) __________________________________________________________________

5.

Would you agree that Housing is an asset to our community? Y____ N _____

6.

7.

How would you rate your house? (homeowners) □

Adequate (up to living standards)

Satisfactory (minor repairs needed)

Poor (major repairs or replacement)

N/A (for persons who are not a homeowner or renter)

Have you had renovations in the past? (homeowners) Y ____N ____ If yes, how many times? ______ Was the work satisfactory?

Y ____

N ____

If no, please explain why? ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ 8.

What changes or improvements would you like to see? (check one or all that apply) □

New and innovative house designs

Better building practices

Basic home maintenance training

Other (please specify) ______________________________________________________

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9.

What do you think is the cause of poor housing conditions? (check one or all that apply) □

Poor building practices

Lack of Maintenance

Lack of Housekeeping skills

Lack of knowledge in maintenance

Rental arrears

Other (please specify) ______________________________________________________

10.

Which representatives would you like to see at this forum? (check one or all that apply) □

Chief & Council

Housing Committee

Band Manager

Housing Administrator

Capital Specialist

Other (please specify) ______________________________________________________

Thank you for your time and assistance in this survey. Please return to the office and leave with Bernie or Lorna so that we can give you your gift certificate.

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GWA’SALA - ‘NAKWAXDA’ XW NATIONS BOX 998 ● 154 TSULQUATE RESERVE ● PORT HARDY, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA ● V0N 2P0 PHONE: (250) 949-8343 ● FAX: (250) 949-7402 ● WEB: WWW.GWANAK.INFO

Calling on all interested band members Are you interested in becoming a volunteer Housing Committee member? Come to the office and sign up. There will be a sign up sheet at the front desk. Selection Criteria is based on the Housing Committee Terms of Reference as follows in section 8:

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ELIGIBILITY, SELECTION AND TERM OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS 8.1

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible to sit on the Housing Committee, Community members must: 1)

Be listed on the Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw First Nation Band list;

2)

Be 18 years or older;

3) Be in good financial standings(no outstanding debts, loans or arrears) with the Gwa'sala-'Nakwaxda'xw First Nation; and 4)

Not have a criminal record.

Thank you

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News from the Port Hardy Inn Preparations are underway for the 2015 tourist season here at the Port Hardy Inn. We've painted, the new beds have arrived with the new sheets, and we've got a BIG SIGN! If you haven't seen it come take a look at the four way stop by the hotel. The ladies in housekeeping have been hard at work getting everything spic and span. Cleaning up the mess after all of the work that's been done to the building was a major project and they kicked butt! We would like to take this time to say thanks to everyone who has helped out getting the hotel ready for this summer, we couldn't have done it without you. We are all excited for this summer and can't wait to show you what the new hotel will do for the community! We've also set aside a room for the Nakwakto Rapids Tours and Gift Shop right off the main lobby. Here you'll be able to find authentic gifts from our culture. You'll also be able to book a trip, with the gift shop staff, into our beautiful traditional home lands. The Nakwakto Rapids Tours are about 4 hours long, We Explore the world's fastest navigable tidal rapids and surrounding wilderness in the company of Native Cultural guides from the Gwa'sala and 'Nakwaxda'xw Nations. We are also starting a wildlife/ culture tour this year while the rapids aren't running. We are super excited because we are booking up fast, If you like more information about the tours check out our website http://nakwaktorapidstours.com/ to view our dates. Cheers from the team at the Port Hardy Inn

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Hello Everyone! Just a little update on the Food Security and Nutrition programs. A huge thank you to Silena George and Cassidy Walkus for all your help with the Good Food Bag Program every other week!  What is the ‘Good Food Bag’ Program? The Good Food Bag program makes wholesome produce more affordable to community members. Each bag contains fresh fruits, vegetables and ingredients for a healthy recipe at the cost of only $10.00. It also has a calendar showing sign up cut off and pick up dates inside. You can sign up for a bag at the band office but be quick as we only accept the first 30 people! Just a reminder that your bag has to be picked up on the pick up date otherwise it will be given to someone else as it can go bad over the weekend. What else is going on? I have been assisting Silena with elders programs at the elders building every week. I have been getting ready to start planting in the community garden as well as starting the composting program. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me! Chelsey Walkus Food Security & Nutrition Coordinator chelseywalkus@gmail.com 250-230-2319

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Yo Wiksas We would like to send our deepest condolences to the friends and family of Chrissy Johnny. She was a wonderful lady whom will be missed by many. Rest peacefully. The Elder's Program has been on a go nonstop for the last month. We have started up Wellness Days, hosted by the Mental Health team from Health & Family Services, every Tuesday starting at 12pm with lunch. Wednesdays continue to be the Elder's luncheons starting at 12pm with lunch. Thursdays will be walking club at 2pm Friday's the Elder's Council meet, unless otherwise noted. We have been having very good turn outs this last month. I strongly encourage you all to keep participating to further other programs available to you. The Elder's Trip is all ready and set to go. The Elders will travel by bus & the Elder's Van July 6-10 of this year. We will be staying in a hotel downtown of Victoria. Escort application deadline is today at 4pm! If you think you have what it takes to come and help the Elders, please come and see me today! The trip list is as of today: 1. Mary Johnson 2. Lily Johnny 3. Emma Webber 4. Betty Walkus 5. John King 6. Mary Rufus 7. Alfred Rufus 8. Ernie Hanuse 9. Mary Henderson 10. Gertrude Walkus 11. Marion Wamiss 12. Terry Dawson

13. David Bruce 14. Sally Bruce 15. Mable James 16. Harry James 17. Harriet 18. Richard Charlie 19. Janet Paul 20. Willie 21. Charlotte 22. Kathy 23. Agnes

If you do not see your name on this list, please come and see me asap! Terms of agreement are: If you wish to attend the conference this year, you MUST attend all meetings & help with all fundraising events from now until we leave. FUNDRAISER LUNCH FRIDAY MAY 1ST AT ELDER'S CENTRE 11am-3pm Menu: BBQ fish, potato salad & bannock Cold drinks as well as baked goods. Loonie auction as well! Have a great weekend everyone! Gilakasla Silena George PAGE 12

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OCEANS DAY 2015 JUNE 8 Dear Valued Participant, World Oceans Day will be celebrated in Port Hardy on Monday, June 8, 2015. This is a time to educate youth and our community about the life-giving role of our oceans and the importance of keeping our community, beaches and water systems clear of debris and pollution. The Port Hardy & District Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Centre would like to request your participation June 8th to celebrate Oceans Day. This event is geared toward educating our children on the role of the ocean and what they can do to keep it clean. All Port Hardy schools and daycares are invited along with locals and visitors. The past 5 years have been a huge success with over 500 people attending shore walks, exploring touch tanks and participating in ocean related activities. WHEN:

Monday, June 8, 2015

TIME:

10 am - 3 pm

ACTIVITIES PLANNED SHORE WALKS:

CLEAN UP:

10 am - 3 pm (3) 20 minute walks will be done by Marine Biologists from Pacificus Biological 12 - 1 pm Community Beach and shore clean up

We appreciate your consideration of participation in this event, if you need any more information; please call the Visitor Centre at 949-7622. Sincerely, Lynette Tanaka | Visitor Services & Marketing Manager Port Hardy Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Centre t: 250.949.7622 | f: 250.949.6653 | Toll Free: 866.427.3901 manager@visitporthardy.com | www.visitporthardy.com 7250 Market St, PO Box 249, Port Hardy, British Columbia Canada V0N 2P0

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COMMUNITY JOB POSTING

Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Administration office has a Full-Time Position to fill for a Recycle Attendant/Public Works Assistant. This position will be full time (35 hours a week). To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter to the attention of Leo Lawson, Capital Specialist Officer at the Band Office no later than 4:00 PM – May 1, 2015. A selection committee will review each application to determine a short list and inform people selected for a job interview. GWA’SALA-‘NAKWAXDA’XW ADMINISTRATION RECYCLE ATTENDANT/PUBLIC WORKS ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION SUMMARY:

The Recycle Attendant/Public Works Assistant position is responsible for the operations of the recycle facility and assists the Public Works Operator in maintaining community infrastructure and Band owned buildings. REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Capital Specialist Officer and/or Public Works Operator. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Organize and maintain the recycling collection system at the recycle facility. Oversees the general operations of the recycle facility. Works in conjunction with Public Works Foreman to maintain community infrastructure and Band-owned buildings. Provide recycling pick-up or drop-off for community members in need. Oversee campaigns to promote recycling or waste reduction programs in the community. Schedule movement of recycling materials into and out of storage areas. Inspect physical condition of recycling facility for compliance with safety, quality, and service standards. Keep grounds clean and free of any debris or waste materials. Maintain records of recycling materials received or shipped to processing companies, as per stewardship program regulations. Open and close the facility to the public according to the hours set by the Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Administration office. Perform related duties as required or assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Good level of physical fitness, agility and the ability to lift heavy objects safely. Demonstrated ability with word processing and spreadsheet programs. Valid BC Driver’s License (minimum Class 5). Ability to operate power tools in a safe manner. Willing to work flexible hours. Ability to maintain cordial relationships with the public and staff members. PAY RATE $16.00 PER HOUR – 70 Hours Bi-weekly PAGE 21

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April 30, 2015 The k̓awat̕si Economic Development Corporation (KEDC) was established with a mandate of pursuing economic development ventures on behalf of the Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Nations (GNN). KEDC and GNN comprise a Limited Partnership where KEDC is the General Partner and GNN is the Limited Partner. KEDC’s vision is to create, operate, and support businesses that will be profitable, environmentally sustainable and culturally significant, while respecting unique GNN values, and upholding the pride and well-being of the Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw peoples. Along with four other operating Limited Partnerships within KEDC that operate for-profit business enterprises, KEDC’s construction/real estate company positions the corporation to develop a profile of business ventures within these industries. An opportunity now exists to purchase an accommodation focused property within the District of Port Hardy The hotel will provide a four star accommodation offering in Port Hardy, BC. The business will primarily serve the leisure traveller market, especially in the high season of May to October, and supplement this demand with corporate and government clients throughout the year. In addition to providing accommodations, the hotel will provide food and beverage services in conjunction with the existing restaurant and pub as well as conference and meeting space. The tourism and hospitality firm Mizare, based in Vancouver BC, is pleased to have contracted to operate the hotel on behalf of KEDC. Mizare is a professional firm with over 25 years of hospitality expertise and has extensive experience operating similar hotels. The company also works extensively with Aboriginal Tourism BC and will have a mandate to grow the Aboriginal tourism experiences in the Port Hardy area, leveraging the strength of the soon to be transformed Port Hardy Inn. As the hotel begins to transform into a year round operation, providing superior accommodation and services on the north Island, we are pleased to begin accepting applications for a number of part-time and full-time positions, as indicated. Thank you, The Mizare Hospitality Team

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LOCAL JOB POSTING Various Positions - Casual Company: School District # 85 Industry: Education Wage: TBD Expiry Date: Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 3pm Details: School District No. 85 is accepting applications for on-call Special Education Assistants, Secretaries, Library Clerks, Noon Hour Supervisors, Custodians and Bus Drivers. These are on-call/temporary positions. Qualifications & Experience: Further information regarding Position Duties and Qualifications can be found on our website at: www.sd85.bc.ca under “Career Opportunities”. Recent applicable experience is an asset. Successful applicants are subject to criminal record check. Please complete a CUPE Application Form which is available at our website. Apply to:Mr. John Martin, Secretary-Treasurer School District No. 85, Box 90, Port Hardy, B.C. V0N 2P0 Website: http://www.sd85.bc.ca Forestry Clerk/Operations Coordinator - FullTime Company: Mill & Timber Products Ltd Industry: Forestry Wage: TBD Expiry Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 9am Details: This position is perfect for someone looking to balance their work schedule between parenting or other commitments. Flexible hours working between 24 - 30 hours per week depending on work load. Wage is negotiable and is dependant on experience. Qualifications & Experience: General Office Experience/Office Management/Reception Forestry Experience an Asset Familiar with SEBASE/BC Forest Safety Council Requirements Previous Coordination Experience an Asset Ability to Problem Solve & Work Alone Must be Friendly and Personable How to apply: Email resumes to phoreception@apgroup.ca

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Cook - Full-Time Company: Sporty Bar & Grill Industry: Tourism/ Hospitality Wage: DOE Expiry Date: Thursday, May 7, 2015 9am Details: The Cook will be expected to complete job duties as requested in a prompt and organized fashion, abiding by the quality specifications as provide by the Head Chef. Qualifications & Experience: Prepare quality, consistent and well-presented food items to company standards. Ensure all guidelines and recipes are met and adhered to. Prepare and stock for daily operation. Maintain organization, cleanliness and sanitation of the work space and equipment. Assist your teammates whenever necessary. Ensure a sense of urgency with all tasks. Report necessary maintenance to supervisors. Practice proper food safety procedures and safe work environment standards. Maintain a good working relationship with all departments. Complete all other duties as assigned. How to apply: Send resume to sportybar@telus.net Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Website: http://thesporty.com Cashiers/Clerks - Part-Time Company: Rexall #4 Industry: Retail & Wholesale Wage: $10.25/ hr Expiry Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 9am Details: Rexall is looking for energetic, enthusiastic and upbeat part time employees! This is a part time position, 16 hours a per week. Experience working in retail is a plus, but not a requirement. Qualifications & Experience: Position involves handling cash and running till. Other duties include stocking shelves and general stock duties as required. Applicants need to be available during the day, most weekends, some evenings and have flexible schedules. How to apply: Please apply by email to 7104general@rexall.ca or apply in person with resume Attn: Carly or Kris to 8925 Granville Street Red Seal Automotive Technician - Full-Time


Company: EJ Klassen Industry: Construction/ Trades Wage: Excellent Wage/Benefits Expiry Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 9am Details: Full time permanent position at busy GM dealership. Qualifications & Experience: Must be Red Seal Certified Automotive Technician How to apply: Apply in person to Brent Mitchell or Cory Klassen: 9045 Granville St. Port Hardy BC or Phone: 250.949.7442 Housekeeper - Part-Time Industry: Other Wage: TBN Expiry Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 9am Details: Position is 4 days per week and 3-4 hours/day; cleaning 2 apartment buildings in Port Hardy. Qualifications & Experience: Must be experienced cleaner/janitor. Must provide a clean criminal record check. How to apply: Telephone: 250-949-9030 Chambermaid/Gardener - Seasonal Company: Bear Cove Cottages Industry: Tourism/ Hospitality Wage: 12.00/hr Expiry Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 9am Details: Cleaning ocean view cottages near Port Hardy ferry terminal. Offering 20-30 hours a week, 5 days per week. Will include light gardening as well Qualifications & Experience: Must be friendly and presentable. Ability to work with little supervision and pay special attention to details. Must have reliable transportation and be able to perform the physical demands of this job How to apply: Email resume to: Info@bearcovecottages.ca or drop off in person at office from May 4-10, Website: http://www.Bearcovecottages.com Family Support Worker - Part-Time Company: NI Crisis and Counselling Centre Industry: Social Services Wage: TBD Expiry Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 9am

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Details: Workers needed approximately 14 hours per week for an after-school, activities-based program for children and youth with special needs. The program provides opportunities for socialization, engagement in community outings, recreational activities and learning basic life skills. Qualifications & Experience: Successful applicants will be energetic and creative; adaptability is an asset! Must successfully complete a criminal record check and have access to a reliable vehicle. Education/training and experience working with children and youth with special needs. Food Safe, First Aid and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certificates are an asset. How to apply: Resumes may be sent to: North Island Crisis & Counselling Centre Society Attention: Dustin Swain PO Box 2446 Port Hardy, BC Fax: 250.949.8344 Email: dustins@nicccs.org Deadline for applications is May 15th, 2015 Server/Busser - Full-Time Company: Sporty Bar & Grill Industry: Tourism/ Hospitality Expiry Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 9am Details: Server and Busser required for pub and fine dining. Qualifications & Experience: Must be reliable, personable and have a friendly disposition. Must be able to work in high volume scenarios. Server must have minimum 3 years experience in the restaurant business and "Serving it Right" certificate. Will train the right person for the busser position. How to apply: Please drop off resume to Sporty Bar & Grill - 8700 Hastings Street or email to sportybar@telus.net Class 1 or 3 Driver - Part-Time Company: J.D. Petroleum Industry: Transportation Wage: Competitive Expiry Date: Friday, May 1, 2015 - 9am Qualifications & Experience: Experienced Class 1 or Class 3 driver required for in town and working night shift work. Clean driver's abstract is required. 20-24 hrs/week from May to September.


How to apply: Please apply by email to port_hardy_agency@telus.net or by fax to 250.949.6381 Light/Heavy Duty Mechanic - Part-Time Company: Agency Posting Industry: Forestry Wage: TBD Expiry Date: Friday, May 1, 2015 - 9am Details: This is a camp position operating out of Port Hardy, and is permanent part-time to start possibly leading to full time as we ramp up. Salary is to be negotiated based on qualifications and experience. Qualifications & Experience: We require substantial experience with Pick Up Trucks, HD Excavators and Rock Trucks. Diagnostic experience is necessary. Holding a valid Mechanic's ticket is an asset. How to apply: Please send resume to rc19931@hotmail.com Aquaculture Instructor - Contract Company: Excel Career College Industry: Aquaculture Wage: TBD Expiry Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 9am Details: Excel Career College is a fully Accredited College and has serviced Vancouver Island for the past 25 years. Excel offers industry-specific, skills training and continual learning by providing fully customized training plans for individuals, groups and businesses. Excel is experienced in delivering training programs in remote areas, and has the ability and flexibility to set up and take down campuses all over British Columbia as needed. To assist in upholding this flexibility while assuring the highest level of customer service, Excel Career College is looking to expand its team in Port Hardy. We are currently seeking Aquaculture Experts who want to share their knowledge and experience with a class full of eager learners. The areas of expertise required are: Introduction to Aquaculture, Shellfish, Biology of Salmon, Feeding and Nutrition, Fish Health and Husbandry, Farm Operations and Maintenance, and Hatchery Operations and Maintenance. This could result in more than one

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position being filled, depending on qualifications and experience. Qualifications & Experience: The right candidates will be independent, motivated and focused. He or she will have certification along with 2 years of recent, relevant experience; OR 10+ years of relevant experience, OR a reasonable combination of education and experience. The right candidate will be confident and motivated with a passion to help others achieve their goals. A Provincial Instructors Diploma is an asset. How to apply: If you are interested in this or any other position with Excel Career College Please email your resume to admin@excelcareercollege.com or fax to 250-3341014


BIRTHDAY/REQUESTS _______________________________ Braden and I would like to thank everyone for their continued support throughout this hockey season. .it is because of every single one of you that he is still able to do what he absolutely loves at this point...all the sponsors all the ticket buyers all the donations each and everything you do helps him daily...believe me when I say it doesn't go unnoticed thank you from the bottom of our hearts Crys and Bray

_____________________________________________ Happy 3rd birthday to Mia King from Baba, Gramma and Uncles April 29th

May 5th we luv u both From mommy nd daddy Avery nd Wayllen _____________________________________________ Birthday wishes to my beautiful great granddaughter Krysten,Happy 5th Birthday, love you babe.Happy Birthday sis Mary,Happy 15th to gran daughter Sarah on the 23rd. ____________________________________________ HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY 2 BEAUTIFUL NIECE'S Jasmine Perez & ANGEL CHARLIE WE LOVE YOU BOTH SO MUCH BEST WISHES N MANY MORE YEARS TO COME. MAY 6TH HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY NEPHEW Chavo Micheal Perez WISHING YOU ALL THE BEST NEPHEW MAY 11TH LOVE FROM UNCLE LUIS, AUNTY PRISCILLA COUSINS DIANA LUIS BABY RJ _____________________________________________ Sending Birthday Wishes To My Brother Clyde Walkus Jr For May 2nd & To My Niece Leslie Eva On May 3rd, My Daughter Alisha Walkus On May 30th, Love From The Joe Family, Luke Joe, Myself, Kylie Skookum Joe,Jaiden Joe Tyrell Joe & Luke Joe Jr. Love You All & Wishing You All The Best

_________________________________________ Happy 3rd Birthday Mia King'Ga (April 29th) Happy Birthday Bro Nigel (April 30th) Happy Birthday Xena (May 6th) Happy Birthday Bro Joshua, Irene & Gage (May 7th) Happy Birthday Micheal (May 11th)

____________________________________________ Please take time out of your day to pray for Chrissy Johnny we love you aunty ___________________________________________ April 30 happy birthday to Nigel May 2nd happy birthday buddy jr, may 4th happy birthday to chassidy may 7th happy birthday josh, may 8th happy birthday dorothy henderson may 11th happy birthday to Michael, may 14th happy birthday dayna from Joanna, rolando and kids _____________________________________________ Happy 8th Birthday Brooklynn Paul-Fox on May 3rd Happy 3rd Birthday Zavian Paul-Walkus on

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Hope You All Have A Fantastic Day On Your Special Day Ethel, Mathew, Miley & Mia. ____________________________________________ Happy 2nd Birthday to Baby Darryl Tom April 27th Happy 2nd Birthday Baby Ricardo April 29th Happy Birthday nephew Johnny Charlie Skookium April 29th Happy 3rd Birthday to my niece Mia April 29th I love you all so much. _____________________________________________


Happy 19th birthday Sabrina Faith (April 29th) we love you! Wishing you the best day ever! Xoxox all your siblings and mum Tiff _____________________________________________ Happiest 19th birthday Sabs! We love you! _____________________________________________ Thank u all from the bottom of our hearts for ur continued love & prayers to our family & our aunty chrissy as shes sick in the hospital it means so much to us from lou pies family _____________________________________________ Wishing my daughter Chassidy a happy 19th birthday!!! I hope you have the bestest day!!! I Love You so much. Love from Mom, Lawrence, Amanda, Jeremy & Shandi. ____________________________________________ Happy birthday to our son Buddy aka Buwa we love you with all our hearts always and forever no matter what, Love mom dad tristan trin and sierra ___________________________________________ Louie and Elizabeth Walkus Family would like to wish the following a very happy birthday: Aaron Walkus, Justice Walkus, Lori Anderson, Maison Charlie, Sue Walkus, Karson Williams, Jack Walkus, Bryson Walkus, Aaliyah Stewart, Andrea Walkus-Andrew, Kayle Walkus-Williams, Buddy Walkus Jr., Brooklyn Paul-Fox, Levi Walkus, Stephanie S. Walkus, Darryl Coon Sr., and Courtney Walkus. We hope you have a great day! Love you all ♥ _________________________________________ Danielle Dawson is raffling off half gallon of grease, donated and made by Joey Willie. $10.00 a ticket. Proceeds go to Danielle is off to play in all Native Womens soccer tournament in Brazil Sept.2015. Draw will be a June Sports etransfers accepted at dawsonhunt@cablerocket.com or see Danielle or Pat at work, Thank you! _________________________________________ Wishing my son Xavian Walkus a very special birthday on May 2nd From mom, dad, romeo and Evette  Also Wishing Brandon Walkus a Happy Birthday

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on May 10th. I hope you day is filled with lots of love and happiness  love Bern and kids  ____________________________________________ Wishing Mary V Rufus a Happy Birthday on May 22nd Love Brandon, Bern and kids  ____________________________________________

TABLES MISSING FROM WAKAS HALL Would whoever removed tables and chairs from the Wakas hall on April 27-28 please return them. The removal of chairs and tables constitute as theft as the locks were broken to take them. If anyone has seen anyone removing tables and chairs please contact Terry Walkus or the Band manager Thank you

House Parties The R.C.M.P have received many complaints about people having house parties and causing a disturbance. People have been treating R.C.M.P and community members disrespectfully. Council is giving fair warning that evictions are taking place and others will continue. Please help make our community a safe community for our children, families and our elders. Thank you

Aquaculture Technician Diploma Starts May 4th at 9 am ADULT EDUCATION CENTRE Course gives you critical experience from Hatchery to grow out and operations, and processing. You will be immediately employable! - Will include tickets: SVOP, Forklift, VHF Operators, Marine First Aid etc… Part time 2.5 days a week Cost: $10,400 in tuition. FREE for GNN Band members. MAX enrollment is 8

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