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SMILE! YOU’RE ON A TRULY PUBLIC CAMERA John Yellowlees (left) poses for a photo with federal Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau. Trudeau stopped in Kamloops for a barbecue on Tuesday, July 23, as part of a tour through B.C. For more on the impact the son of former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau — who made his own unique mark in the Interior while in office — is having on his party, see story on page A3. Andrea Klassen/KTW

Below-average fire season expected to heat up By Dale Bass STAFF REPORTER dale@kamloopsthisweek.com

A decade ago today, Kamloopsians were sweltering through a heat wave that had seen daily highs rarely dip below 30 C. The city — and the Interior — was resigned to another hot summer, blissfully unaware that, within a week, one of the worst wildfire seasons to hit the area was about to erupt. From the first spark that started a massive wildfire in McClure on July 30 to the spreading devastation that devoured homes in Kelowna in the weeks that followed, 2003 is likely remembered for evacuations, smoke and tired, heroic firefighters. This year’s fire season is a long way from

that time, said Michaela Swan, a fire-information officer in the Kamloops fire centre. As of July 24, the centre had dealt with just 106 wildfires, well below the 10-year average of 243, Swan said. By this point in 2009, for example, there had been 428 fires and, just before the conflagration broke out in 2003, there had been just 236 wildfires by this time. In 2011 — one of the quieter seasons for the centre, Swan said — there had been just 94 fires. In terms of land this year’s crop of fires has engaged, the total to this week is 1,684 hectares, also down from the 10-year average of 2,546. However, said Kayla Pepper, another fire-information officer with the Kamloops

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The Kamloops Fire Centre stretches from the northern border of Wells Gray Park near Blue River to the United States border to the south, and from the Bridge River Glacier west of Gold Bridge to the Monashee Mountains east of Lumby. Based out of Kamloops, it employs 47 permanent staff and a large number of seasonal support staff, including dispatchers and firefighters. Of the 234 highly trained seasonal firefighters, 81 are members of three-person initial-attack crews. They are usually the first deployed to a fire and travel by either helicopter or truck. The other 140 firefighters are divided into seven 20-person crews that generally work on larger fires.

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Trudeau continues conversation on caring again B.C. And local Liberals are hoping it inspires more to join the party By Andrea Klassen STAFF REPORTER andrea@kamloopsthisweek.com

It was a smaller crowd than the one that filled the Thompson Rivers University Grand Hall in January, but Justin Trudeau’s second appearance in Kamloops may have more long-term payoff for local Liberals. The federal Liberal leader made a stop at a barbecue in Riverside Park on Tuesday, July 23, as part of a summer tour of the Interior that took him through Vernon and Kelowna this week. About 200 people turned out in 35 C heat for hotdogs, handshakes and a short speech from Trudeau, who hit on familiar themes of overcoming cynicism in politics, struggles of middle-class Canadians and a need for change. “The reception I’ve gotten all across Interior B.C. these past few days, people are coming up at events like this not to say, ‘Wow, we’re all going to vote Liberal,’ but to say, ‘There’s got to be a better way of doing politics’,” Trudeau said, calling the federal Conservative government “mean-

Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau brought his tour of B.C. to Kamloops this week. Allen Douglas/KTW

spirited” and blaming it in part for dividing Canadians. But, he said, the reception he’s had on his tours across the country suggests Canadians can still be enthusiastic about politics. “Even in this time of tremendous cynicism, hundreds of people

all over the Interior, including here in Kamloops, are coming out because they want to be part of something better,” Trudeau said. Tyler Carpentier, who organized the barbecue for the KamloopsThompson-Cariboo federal Liberal riding association, said it looks

like at least some of Trudeau’s fans are interested in joining his party as well. “Today, we’ve signed up a lot of members. We figured we’d have maybe a handful of members, but our estimates just have been blown out of the water,” said Carpentier as party volunteers made the rounds with clipboards and sign-up sheets. “By 5:30, we had more than six signed up and we’d barely gotten started.” While Trudeau’s first speaking engagement in Kamloops during the Liberal leadership contest brought out a crowd of 600 in January, Capentier said it didn’t translate into many new local Liberals. “We were just happy to get people out,” he said. “Trying to get people talking about politics is pulling teeth and we were just happy to get people out to engage in that sort of discussion. “This event, we wanted to get people involved in what’s going on, let them know they cannot only be a part of the party but a part of the change that’s happening.”

Program mines First Nations success in mining industry An association that connects First Nations people with job training says it’s helped to contribute more than $53 million to the B.C. economy over the past three years. According to a study released by the British Columbia Aboriginal Mine Training Association (BCAMTA), employed graduates of its programs are making an average salary of almost $53,000, a steep increase from candidates’ average salary of $13,700 before training. The wage is also higher than the $44,500 average entry-level wage of mine employees in the province. BCAMTA CEO Laurie Sterritt said the cost of training one First Nations person is just under

$15,000, but economic spinoffs from the training and from income and indirect taxes can amount to more than $100,000 per person. “This isn’t a one-time boost to the economy,” she said. “This will grow as candidates get pay raises and move up the ladder.” The association offers training for more than 100 types of mining-related jobs, including administrative and human-resources positions. According to the study, 1,533 candidates have registered for training through the program since April 1 2012 and 500 are now employed full-time in the industry. Sterritt said the program has long-term benefits for B.C.’s aboriginal communities.

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She said secure employment bolsters’ selfesteem and, in the long run, could help with various health and social issues. “How’s that for an investment?” she said. The program is funded by First Nations and industry contributions and with federal funding. So far, the federal government has contributed $6.68 million, which will keep the program running through 2015. Sterritt said the association is looking for new corporate partners and hopes the federal government will continue to fund its work when current support runs out. “I hope we’ve shown there’s real value in what we do,” she said.

deficit tops $1.1 billion By Tom Fletcher BLACK PRESS tfletcher@blackpress.ca

The B.C. government finished the last fiscal year with a deficit of $1.15 billion, according to the audited public accounts released Tuesday. That’s up from $968 million that was projected as the deficit last year, an indication of the difficult task facing the government to balance the budget in the current year. Finance Minister Mike de Jong said the government reduced its spending $668 million in the fiscal year ended March, compared to what was budgeted. But resource revenues, mostly natural gas, were down $1.1 billion from the 2012 budget. Health care spending was up $585 million, education spending rose $300 million and social services spending went up $50 million compared to 2011-12. Total program spending increase 2.6 per cent, higher than the target of two per cent de Jong has set for this year. Deficits and continued spending on capital projects pushed the province’s total debt up $5.6 billion to $55.8 billion. “We’ve seen the largest debt increase in the history of British Columbia,” NDP finance critic Mike Farnworth said. “And this is a government that ran around during the election campaign saying it’s going to be debt-free B.C.”

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Healthy landscapes... healthy living Watering Properly for Plant Health Plants in the landscape are constantly defending themselves from enemies. Pests prefer plants that are stressed and one of the most common causes is improper watering. Proper watering for your landscape will depend on soil type, weather, location, wind exposure, and type of plants. Lawns: Water your lawn deeply and thoroughly, but infrequently. This means watering 1 - 2 days per week, but when you do, give your grass about 2.5 cm (1") of water. An empty tuna can is approximately 2.5 cm deep. Place several cans at different distances from your sprinkler and time how long it takes to fill the can. Water this length of time once or twice per week during the summer. Reduce this time by up to half in the spring and fall. To determine when to water your lawn, step on your grass. If it readily bounces back, no watering is required. If it takes awhile to recover, it’s time to water, and if it lies flat, then you’ve waited too long. Landscape beds: To determine when to water your landscape beds, squeeze a handful of soil. If it forms a ball and is slick, then there is no need to water. If it forms a crumbly ball, then it is time to irrigate, and if it is too dry to form a ball, then you’ve waited too long.

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RCMP Auxiliary Constable Kamloops RCMP Auxiliary Constable Program is recruiting new volunteers to join our team. If you are searching for an opportunity to be part of a dynamic group while giving back to the community in which you live, then we want to talk to you.

Police Committee Jul 29, 11:15 am Corporate Boardroom, City Hall Regular Council Meeting Jul 30, 1:30 pm Social Planning Council Jul 31, 5 pm DES Boardroom, 105 Seymour Street Regular Council Meeting Aug 20, 1:30 pm Regular City Council meetings are broadcast on Shaw Cable as follows: Thurs and Sat at 11am and Sun at 7pm. Council meetings can also be viewed online at: kamloops.ca/webcast. Meeting schedule is available at kamloops.ca/council.

Career Opportunities Applications are being accepted for the following management position: Traffic and Transportation Engineer Temporary Competition No. 05-14/13 Competition will remain open until filled. Human Resources: 250-828-3439 kamloops.ca/jobs

Please bring in a detailed resume and cover letter to the RCMP Detachment, at 560 Battle St, Mon - Fri from 8 am - 4 pm. Ask to speak to the Auxiliary Coordinator. Water Restrictions ~ May 1 - Aug 31 Even numbered property addresses are allowed to sprinkle or irrigate only on even numbered days. Odd numbered property addresses are allowed to sprinkle or irrigate only on odd numbered days. Where a complex uses internal addresses or other identifying numbers, the internal numbers will be used to establish the appropriate watering day. You may water your lawn or garden on your allowable Odd or Even watering day during these times: t Between 6 am to 11 am or 6 pm to midnight. t Automatic irrigation is permitted between midnight to 6 am when using a timer on your designated day. t All outdoor hand use of hoses for other than filling swimming pools and/or hot tubs shall be equipped with a working spring-loaded

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Notes shut-off nozzle. Penalties: t$100 - first offence t $200 - each subsequent offence t No warnings are issued for offences Secured And Covered Loads Materials that escape a vehicle contribute to road hazards and environmental pollution. Vehicle operators are reminded of their responsibility to cover or secure loads that could potentially spill or escape onto the road. Fines may be issued under By-Law 23-30 Sec 703. Random road checks may be conducted throughout the year. By-Law Services: 250-828-3409 Dogs & Heatstroke Now that the heat of summer is here, please remember that the car is not the place for your dog. Temperatures inside a parked car at this time of year can quickly climb well above 38 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit). Dogs can withstand high temperatures for only a very short time – usually just 10 minutes – before suffering irreparable brain damage or death.

Notice to Motorists Highland Rd The City would like to notify motorists and residents that roadwork is underway on Highland Road from Valleyview Dr to Qu’Appelle Blvd for the duration of the summer. Motorists can expect delays and are advised to plan accordingly. When driving in the area, please slow down, use caution, note any temporary detours and obey all traffic control persons. For more information call 250-8283461, 8 am - 4 pm. Outside of normal work hours, please call 250-372-1710, and a City representative will contact you as soon as possible. The City thanks you for your co-operation.

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Hungry bears tested by new garbage bins By Cavelle Layes STAFF REPORTER reporter@kamloopsthisweek.com

The specially designed garbage can could bare the bears— even after an day of pushing, pawing, clawing and gnawing. The B.C. Wildlife Park tested the container on Tuesday, July 23 in the presence of media, business representatives and a few curious spectators — all to see if the bears could be kept out. The bins, created by Ontario company TyeDee Bin, had undergone two successful unofficial testings before the Tuesday event — including one involving 800pound polar bears. While he would not say the bins were completely bear-proof, Gary Jonsson, the company’s sales and distribution manager, said he trusted his product enough to climb inside himself. “Bears are amazing creatures,” he said. “You never know what they are going to do.” The park’s animal-care staff explained they had spent the previous few days cutting back on the bears’ diets enough to ensure they would be hungry but not enough to cause them stress.

They tried and tried but these black bears at the B.C. Wildlife Park weren’t able to get to the food inside these garbage bins during a product test on Tuesday, July 23. Dave Eagles/KTW

Earlier on Tuesday morning, park staff inspected the bins to ensure there were no sharp edges or other variables that could harm the three black bears. The bin was bolted to a concrete slab and filled with breakfast.

Park staff explained the food inside the bin was their normal meal and what might be found inside garbage cans. However, as incentive, the bears were given more of their favourite items, including grapes and peanut butter.

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Peanut butter was also spread over the parts of the bin viewed as vulnerable. Once released, Hamilton, the park’s 300-pound male, along with Numees and Tuk, the 200-pound females, did their best to get to their meals. Tera Guider with the park’s animal care department said the testing is not cruel or harmful to the animals. She explained that, because they are already in captivity, staff isn’t worried about the bears becoming accustomed to eating out of bins — and the activity of trying to open them is stimulating. “It mimics actions they would be doing out in the wild,” she said, because bears normally turn logs and rocks trying to see what’s inside or underneath. The bears could be sen licking and chewing, pushing and bumping and, at some points, climbing on the bin in an attempt to get to the food. The park has already received two other requests for this kind of product testing since it is the only location in Canada certified to do this. However, as the program is just

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Brenda has always been an active woman. However, recent health issues including osteoarthritis in her left knee and losing kidney function have slowed her down. Her mobility is limited and she is now on dialysis three days a week. To adjust to her changed circumstances, Brenda sought help with her daily living activities. Part of that help came from the Home Adaptations for Independence (HAFI) program offered through BC Housing. Launched in January 2012, the HAFI program provides financial assistance to help eligible low-income seniors and people with disabilities adapt their homes so they can continue to live independently. Brenda applied for a new walk-in bathtub because she couldn’t safely get out of the tub on her own. Walk-in tubs include additional safety measures such as anti-slip floors, grab bars, and a very low step in. Home adaptations may also include handrails in halls or stairs, ramps for

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beginning, park staff are unsure if it will happen this year. Park general manager Glenn Grant said the test Tuesday was a success. He said reports it will generate extra revenue for the park are wrong, however; the program generates enough to just cover its costs. The real benefit is the contribution to conservation, Grant said, and reducing the bear-human conflict potential. Guider said plans ato repeat the tests but they need to allow for a gap so that the bears don’t get bored with the challenge of trying to break into the bins. “If we do it too often they might lose interest and that will impact the results,” Guider said. “Who knows? They might be great and be able to do it after just a couple weeks’ rest.” Staff must also keep in mind the animals’ habits, she said, noting it would be silly to book a testing when the bears are preparing to hibernate and are not active. Guider explained staff will continue to closely watch the bears and, if they stop enjoying the tests, will consider ending the program.

easier access, easy-to-reach work and storage areas in the kitchen, lever handles on doors or faucets, walk-in showers, and bathtub grab bars and seats. Brenda is a strong advocate for the program and has even shared HAFI brochures with nurses in the renal unit where she undergoes dialysis. If you or someone you know is having difficulty performing day-to-day activities safely and independently – the HAFI program may be able to help. Since the program began, more than 300 households completed renovations with HAFI financial assistance, making it possible for seniors and people with disabilities to continue to live in the safety and comfort of their home.


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The guest book has opened at Government House, online and in Victoria, for people to send their greetings to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their son. Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon announced a signing table is available at her official residence. Messages can also be sent online via the Governor General’s website, gg.ca. “As third in line, he is the future king of Canada,” Guichon said in a statement. “Let us join together in celebration across the province to mark the birth of our future king.”

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AM NOT PRONE TO BEING CONFUSED — AT LEAST NOT YET — BUT THERE ARE TIMES WHEN OUR AUGUST GOVERNING BODIES LEAVE ME FEELING SO. One example is the newly reelected BC Liberal government. During the year-long re-election campaign, Christy Clark promised one operational liquified naturalgas (LNG) plant on the North Coast by 2015 and three by 2020. But, when post-election she appointed Rich Coleman as LNG supremo, that schedule was gone. That made perfect sense to me. Parties seeking to govern promise all sorts of things but, if successful, are often quick to forget those promises. That, for better or worse, is politics. Then, the provincial government brought down its June budget update and went where even it had not bravely gone before when it came to projected dates for operational LNG plants in B.C. I refer specifically to the top right hand corner of page 54, from which I will quote at length. “The Ministry of Natural Gas Development engaged independent consultants to conduct studies examining the potential employment impacts and new provincial revenues from LNG development in B.C.” So far, so reasonable. Then came this. “The studies assumed five LNG

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MUSINGS plants . . . and most plants fully operational by 2018.” Let’s be kind and interpret “most” as being just three, the minimum number that allows you to use that word. So, we went from three operational by 2020 to three operational by 2018, two years earlier? Huh? Did I miss something? But, the confusion level really cranked up when I read a submitted article by Supremo Coleman in the July 2 edition of the Kitimat Northern Sentinel. Right now, there are three proposed LNG plants in Kitimat — BC LNG, Kitimat LNG and Shell’s LNG Canada. Coleman says BC LNG “could become the first facility to export LNG from BC’s north coast.” I don’t disagree and it should be able to hit the new 2018 target with time to spare. On Kitimat LNG, Coleman describes it as “moving forward,” but sidesteps putting any date on it. Let’s be generous and assume Chevron/Apache are able to sign

up customers and give the project the green light within the next 12 months. That should allow it to hit the target date as well. Two down, one to go. But, that one — LNG Canada — will miss the target, according to Coleman. “The facility could begin exporting LNG in 2019”, he says, but even then, adds “provided all timelines are met.” So, logically the third-plantby-2018 the budget update talks about must be in Prince Rupert. That is one heck of a stretch, given those proposals all have to get an export permit, get through the environmental-assessment process, consult and accommodate First Nations, find customers — and then build the facility. I don’t think for one minute Coleman believes that can be done in just five years, which is doubtless why he never mentioned the budget update target in his article. So, on the one hand, the government — through the budget update — suggests one thing but the man in charge of actually bringing home the LNG bacon says another. Hey, wait a minute, it’s not me that’s confused — it’s the government. Which makes me feel much better. Retired Kitimat Northern Sentinel editor Malcolm Baxter now calls Terrace home.

They’re called smartphones but the way some people use them is anything but smart — giving us all legitimate cause for concern about public safety. A new poll showing 64 per cent of adults in B.C. own a smartphone also reveals about 18 per cent of those who do consider themselves “strongly addicted to the device.” Predictably, the majority who placed themselves in that category describe their addiction as “manageable.” It’s a rare addict, after all, who acknowledges their addiction is galloping out of control. That all changes, of course, when the addict is faced with incontrovertible evidence — usually some severe crisis or tragedy — that calls for an immediate change in behaviour. The question is, should we, as a society, be expected to pay the price of such a crisis — particularly when it’s something like an accident caused by inattentive driving? According to the poll, those who who describe themselves as addicted estimate they spend an average of 2.5 of their waking hours staring at their diminutive keypads and screens. If those 2.5 hours were spent in one block of time, it might be a different matter — but it’s spread throughout the day, usually while the users are multitasking. We should all be more aware of the dangers such devices present and make sure we are controlling them, not the other way around. There is always the temptation to make just one short call, check that one detail, complete that half-finished text or glance at that incoming message. A quick look, a few more words, just this once – who could it hurt? — Peace Arch News

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Re: City council backs bid to axe ER parking meters: “I know when I had to go to the trauma center with serious heart problems a few years back, my husband had to drop me at the door and I had to walk in because there was no place to park. Crazy!!!!” — Dannie Cade “No pay parking at the ER lot. When my parents need to go to the ER, I have to take them because they are unable to to read the parking meter and I’m sure there are a lot of elderly people out there who are in the same situation.” — Giovanna Constantino

Re: TRU’s dean of law resigns: “Well didn’t take long. If TRU honestly thought they have a law program that even compares with the rest of the country then they were simply delusional. Just my opinion. If they were realistic they would focus on trades and business.” — Leissa Remesoff

Bepple needs a geography lesson Editor: Re: Letter to the editor (‘Bepple on FCM’s northern, remote group’): The northernmost incorporated municipality in Canada is Pond Inlet. It is home to 1,549 people; Kamloops has a population of 85,678. Pond Inlet has 1.81 per cent of the population of Kamloops. Pond Inlet is 3,140 kilometres (as the crow flies) and 2,449 kilometres north of us, in Nunavut. Pond Inlet is closer to Greenland than it is to Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut (which, by the way, is 1,454 kilometres north of and has eight per cent of the population of Kamloops). In Pond Inlet, a gallon of milk costs about $15. In extreme northern communities, most amenities are run by co-operatives, things like grocery stores, department stores, post offices, hotels, etc. People from the south simply cannot conceive living in a part of the world where capitalism is so ineffective that most neccesary services cannot survive as for-profit ventures. Remote and northern communities face issues for which people from more densely populated urban areas in the south have no frame of reference — the issues are completely unique. Claiming Kamloops is a remote or northern community is nonsensical, even when playing the “relative” card. By that logic (or lack of), a Porsche is a cheap piece of junk when compared to

a Ferrari. Kamloops is the seventh largest municipality in British Columbia. It is classified as a city, not a town, a village, or even a hamlet. Relatively speaking, when compared to the rest of Canada, Kamloops is a large municipality. There are 5,600 municipalities in Canada, of which Kamloops is the 59th largest in the country, putting us in the top two per cent for population. I’m not sure where Coun. NANCY BEPPLE Nancy Bepple gets the idea the majority of Canadians live in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. Approximately five-million people live in those cities combined and, even when referring to the metropolitan areas of those cities, that’s a total of fewer than 12 million combined — nowhere near the majority of the population of Canada. However, all of these population statistics are spurious since the words “northern” and “remote” do not, by definition, refer to population size or density but rather to geographical location in relation to other cities and/or the southern border

of our country. Kamloops is approximately 170 kilometres from our southern border. Since Canada is 4,634 kilometres from south to north, that hardly classifies us as a northern community. Our proximity to the border, the Lower Mainland, Vernon, Merritt, Kelowna and dozens of other towns and villages, both incorporated and unincorporated, removes us from the list of remote communities. If Bepple is concerned with issues regarding electricity and mining in the TNRD, she should run for a TNRD position or find a committee with a group that directly relates to that issue. By serving on this committee, Bepple is not only doing the people of Kamloops an injustice, she is also doing the people of the actual remote and/or northern communities damage by helping to create policy she knows nothing about. If Bepple has a personal interest in helping remote communities, that is laudable. It’s something of which I wholeheartedly approve. I have many family members in extremely remote communities and would love for them to get the support they so desperately need and deserve. Doing it on the Kamloops’ taxpayers dime is not admirable or ethical. Bepple should be spending her own time and money on it (even if she didn’t get a big enough pay raise in her councillor salary). Caroline Dick Kamloops

Is cost of another ministry name change more poverty? Editor: Recent news reports state B.C. is tied for last place for worst child-poverty rates in country. In B.C., a single mom/dad with one child receives $375.58 a month for support and a maximum of $570 for shelter, while a foster parent receives $803.82 for a child aged up to 11 and $909.95 for those ages 12 to 19. While that does not seem like a big difference, foster parents

have already budgeted for their housing and utilities from their paycheques, whereas the single parent on income assistance has that amount to live for the entire month to cover housing, utilities, food and the needs of the child. Income assistance has not raised its rates since April 1, 2007, while foster parents had their rates raised on April 1, 2008 and April 1, 2009. The government still expects a child

to be provided for the same way when they are returned as when they were in foster care. Premier Christy Clark has announced a core review of all government programs after the May election that aims to reduce government spending by $100 million over two years. Again, Clark wants a core review of all government programs. Let’s talk budget constraints. Some ministries change their names after every elec-

tion. Has anyone ever questioned how much this costs? These ministries have to replace all their stationery, brochures and signage on their doors just to name a few costs. Since 1996, there is one particular ministry that has changed its name eight times. Millions and millions of dollars spent for what? No one has ever been given a good reason. What about the bonuses the minis-

ters, deputy ministers and assistant deputy ministers receive for meeting their budget cut — budget cuts that have and will continue to affect our children. What good reason have we been given for B.C. being tied in last place for worst child-poverty rates in country? None — and this will continue if we do not voice our concerns. Paula Ciardullo Kamloops

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Government plans repaving, more inspections for part of Highway 5A There will still be commercial trucks, but drivers on a 23-kilometre stretch of Highway 5A will soon have a smoother ride. The province plans to resurface both lanes of the highway between Nicola Lake and Stump Lake Ranch this summer. The project will go out to tender this week. Earlier this month, Transportation minister and Kamloops-South Thompson MLA Todd Stone ruled out a commercial-truck ban on the

highway, saying safety improvements and more enforcement hours should be enough to keep fatalities and crashes down on the roadway. Stone said despite the reputation that stretch of highway has for being an accident hot spot, the government has reviewed statistics from a safety review earlier this month that show serious collisions involving commercial vehicles are on the decline. Stone has also committed to doing more safety inspection enforcements in the area.

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ARIES - Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, this week’s circumstances test your ability to multitask. If you look at it as a game, it could be easier to make it through the week unscathed. Avoid stress.

SCORPIO - Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, you are feeling somewhat scattered and it’s because of the high-energy, high-intensity type of week that is coming up.You may need to find a place to decompress.

TAURUS - Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, your lighthearted attitude enables you to sail through stressful situations without anxiety. Teach this technique to high-strung relatives who could use the help.

SAGITTARIUS - Nov 23/Dec 21 You feel like you want to do something out of the ordinary this week, Sagittarius. But it could be better to stick to the status quo. Otherwise you may ruffle a few feathers.

GEMINI - May 22/Jun 21 Gemini, you exude a casual confidence this week, but inside your feelings are rumbling beneath the surface. That’s because you have a lot on your mind.

CAPRICORN - Dec 22/Jan 20 You have more options than you first realized. It’s time you put your plan into action and get busy. Pisces proves to be a big help on Thursday.You can use the assistance.

CANCER - Jun 22/Jul 22 Expect a complete lack of concentration this week, Cancer. That’s because you have a financial situation to deal with, and it’s taking up all of your brain activity.

AQUARIUS - Jan 21/Feb 18 Aquarius, your mind is full of ideas, but you have no plan of attack.You can’t just go in without a few ideas on how to proceed. Think it over a little more and have patience.

LEO - Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, you are feeling a bit irresponsible, even if you have pressing items to handle. That’s because you have been taking on too much and your mind is saying it needs a break.

PISCES - Feb 19/Mar 20 Pisces, now is not the time to take the next step even though you feel confident.You need some more financial backing.

VIRGO - Aug 24/Sept 22 Virgo, you won’t make a lot of sense to others this week, but that’s OK since you know what you need to get done. Real estate plans are in full force. LIBRA - Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, you can’t seem to stop talking, and others are starting to grow frustrated Be more humble and respect others’ opinions this week. Otherwise you will be flying solo.

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S IT HAPPENS, I WAS IN DETROIT THIS MONTH. I went to see the art and the architecture, domains in which Detroit is still one of the richest U.S. cities. It’s broken and it’s broke and, now, it’s bankrupt, too. But bankruptcy is actually a device for escaping from unpayable debt. All over the world, Detroit’s bankruptcy is being used as an excuse to pore GWYNNE DYER over what’s someWorld times called “ruin porn” — pictures WATCH of the rotting, empty houses that still stand and the proud skyscrapers that have already been torn down. There’s even a self-guided tour of “the ruins of Detroit” available on the Internet; people take a melancholy pleasure in contemplating the calamitous fall of a once-great city. Two-thirds of Detroit’s population have fled in the past 50 years, but there were specific reasons why Detroit fell into decline — and there are also reasons to believe that it could flourish again, not as a major manufacturing centre, perhaps, but “major manufacturing centres” probably don’t have a bright long-term future anywhere.

There are other ways to flourish and Detroit has some valuable resources. The events that triggered the city’s decline are well known. Large numbers of African-Americans from the southern states migrated to Detroit to meet the demand for factory workers during and after the Second World War. Being mostly unskilled, they started in the worst jobs — and, even after they had acquired the skills, they stayed in low-paying jobs because of racial prejudice. Spurned by the unions and victimized by a racist police force, they eventually rioted in the summer of 1967. Brutal policing made matters worse and hundreds were killed, but the worst consequence was the fear the violence engendered. The great majority of whites just left left town. I first went to Detroit a couple of months after the riots and, driving into the city, the fear was actually visible. The traffic lights are spaced far apart on Woodward Avenue and, as each light turned green, all the cars would accelerate away — and then, if the next light was still red, they would slow more and more until they were barely crawling, but dared not stop for fear of being attacked. Then, finally, the light would turn green, and they would race away through the intersection — only to go through the whole process again as they approached the next light. It was this unreasoning fear that caused the

CLARKE On July 19th 2013, Robert David Clarke passed away at the age of 92. Bob was a kind, witty, generous, and warm man who leaves behind many who love him: wife Anita Clarke, daughters Sharon Mirtle (Gary) and Donna Almdal (Tim), sister Pat (Philip) as well as grandchildren Brett Mirtle (Tracey), Jennifer Mirtle and great-grandchildren Jarrett, Ethan, and Addison Mirtle. When Anita joined the family 26 years ago, Bob gained two new children in John Penner (Bonnie) and Diane Schmidt (LaMont) along with grandchildren Jeffrey Penner (Amanda), Alison Sales (Pete), and Mallory Sperling (Landen) to whom “Grandpa Bob” was the only grandfather they knew. Bob was born in Leyton, England in 1920 to David and Daisy Clarke. In 1926 the family made the journey to Saskatchewan where they settled for a few years before moving to the Arrow Creek area of BC. Bob began work in Southern Alberta on a ranch until enlisting in the Army in 1942 where he was stationed in Europe until 1946. Back in Canada, Bob settled in Toronto where he met Marie Kashluba and they married in November 1947. The majority of Bob’s working life was spent in Kamloops with the Department of Highways. Bob lost Marie, his wife of 32 years, in 1979. In 1985, Bob retired and met Anita Penner whom he married in 1987. The two enjoyed travelling throughout North America in their small RV. In his retirement, he loved to play golf, curl, and watch the Blue Jays play baseball. Bob was predeceased by his brother Vic and sisters Olive and Joan. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Eagle Bay Camp, the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Hospice, or a charity of their choice. The memorial will take place on Saturday, July 27 at Kamloops Alliance Church, 233 Fortune Drive, at 11 am. Schoenings Funeral Service 250-374-1454 schoeningfuneralservice.com

massive “white flight” to the suburbs and the hollowing out of Detroit. The big automobile companies also took flight and the new car plants were built elsewhere. As the jobs disappeared and the population dropped, the tax base fell even faster for most of the people left behind in the city were poor or unemployed African-Americans. The city could no longer afford to provide good police or medical services, so even more people left. This vicious circle has lasted half a century, exacerbated by much corruption and maladministration. This month’s declaration of bankruptcy is a brutal measure, for much of the debt being repudiated is the pensions of city employees, but it may give the city’s government enough leeway to begin rebuilding public services. If they are restored, much else could follow. Let me explain what brought me to Detroit early this month. We were doing what we dubbed the “Rust Belt Art and Architecture Tour” — driving from Buffalo to Cleveland and then to Detroit, ending up in Chicago. All these cities took a beating as the industries they were built on died or moved overseas (except Chicago, which is “too big to fail”). But, three generations ago, when they were the industrial heartland of the United States, they were very rich — at just the right time. The first decades of the 20th century were the heyday of Art Deco, the most beautiful

architectural style of the modern era. That was also the period when newly rich captains of industry could scoop up bucketloads of new European and American art, impressionist, expressionist, abstract, the lot — and they lived mostly in what are now the Rust Belt cities. They filled their homes with best of modern art and, in the end, donated most of it to the local art galleries. Even in Detroit, where so much has been lost, more than half of those buildings are still there. So is all of the art. Other cities would kill for these assets. In a post-industrial economy where people have more choice about where they live, they are assets that can actually attract population — especially since, in Detroit’s case, the people who left didn’t go far. Most of them are still out there in the suburbs. Detroit’s population has fallen from two million to 700,000 over the past 50 years, but the metropolitan area’s population has stayed stable at around four and a half million for all of that time. The job, really, is to bridge the devastated middle ring of low-income Detroit housing and reconnect the outer suburbs with the city centre. Detroit can rise again. It just takes the right strategy. Gwynne Dyer is an independent journalist whose articles are published in 45 countries. gwynnedyer.com

STELLA MONTESANO It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our wonderful mother, Stella Montesano on July 17, 2013. Surrounded by her family Mom died at the Ponderosa Lodge after a year-long battle with cancer. Mom’s memory will live on in the hearts of her five children, Carol Tennessy, Penny (David) Marr, Angela (Don ) MacPherson, Henry (Liselotte) and David (Nicole); grandchildren Tim, Jordan, Steve, Alex, Markus, and Anna-Marie; four great-grandchildren; brothers Peter and Donnie, and many nieces and nephews. Stella was predeceased by her husband, Henry, in 2006. She was also predeceased by her parents Peter and Ksenia Toporowski, brothers Stan and John, and sisters Helen, Mary, and Natalie. Mom was born in Krakow, Poland on September 20, 1926 and moved to Canada with her family shortly thereafter. They settled in Paddockwood, Saskatchewan where Mom spent her early years. The Toporowski family relocated to Prince Rupert, B.C. when Mom was 18. It was there that she met and married the love of her life, Henry Montesano, and where her five children were born and raised. Mom and Dad moved to Kamloops in 1992 to be close to their grandchildren.

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Stella’s greatest loves were family, friends, food, gardening, and occasional trips to the casino. Mom embraced her role as a grandmother and loved any opportunity to attend her grandsons’ school and sports events. She loved her home and made it a welcoming place for those she loved. Mom appreciated her wonderful neighbours on Tantalus Court as well as her close circle of women friends.

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The family would like to thank Drs. DuPreez and Gabriel for their support and compassionate care. We would also like to acknowledge and thank the wonderful staff at Ponderosa Lodge who treated Mom with such dignity, kindness, and respect until her death. Thanks also to the wonderful staff at Royal Inland Hospital who tended to Mom during brief stays over the past few years. Mom always left the hospital with feelings of admiration and gratitude for the excellent care provided by the health care professionals she encountered. A memorial mass will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at Sacred Heart Cathedral with Father Andrew L’Heureux celebrant. A celebration of Stella’s life will follow in the Vista Room at the Coast Kamloops Hotel on Rogers Way. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation in Stella’s memory. Schoenings Funeral Service 250-374-1454 schoeningfuneralservice.com

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functioning: 1. Stay curious and involved — commit to lifelong learning. 2. Read, write, work crossword or other puzzles. 3. Attend lectures and plays. 4. Enroll in courses at your local adult education centre, community college or other community group. 5. Play games (relationship building as well as brain building — both are essential to brain health). 6. Garden. 7. Take memory exercises. 8. Try meditation, individually or with a group. 9. Volunteer. Help your community or other individuals.

10. Memorize a text on a regular basis — a favourite poem, prose or other text. 11. Attend or even host short workshops. 12. Try combining intellectual stimulation with physical exercise. For example, take a tree- or bird-identification guide along with you on walks, and note all the species you see. Good brain health is neither luck nor an accident; we have to work at it. We would like to thank Kamloops This Week reader Joanne for asking is about this issue.

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Heat fusion Tight-knit squad off to PCSL playoffs By Marty Hastings STAFF REPORTER sports@kamloopsthisweek.com

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EDICATION goes a long way and the Kamloops Heat women are proving that this season. “I’ve always got 22 or 23 players showing up at eight o’clock twice a week ready to work their asses off for two hours,” said Kelly Shantz, the Heat’s head coach. “The core of this team is its heart and its commitment.” Kamloops moved up to the Pacific Coast Soccer League’s Premier Division last year and qualified for the post-season, losing in penalty kicks in a semifinal tilt with the Fraser Valley Action, who went on to claim the title. The Heat are back in the playoffs, set to compete this weekend at the 2013 Challenge Cup — the league’s four-team championship-deciding tournament in Coquitlam. Reaching the final will be a tall task, with the River City girls slated to play the Peninsula Co-Op Highlanders of Victoria in the semifinal round on Saturday, July 27. Peninsula (13-12) finished 18 points ahead of Kamloops (5-3-8) in the regularseason standings. Attending training twice weekly and playing games on the weekend might not seem like much for Shantz to ask of his players, but it’s the nature of the league that makes it impressive. The PCSL women’s Premier Division is

a nine-team amateur league featuring squads from the Interior, Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland. Some of the teams, including the Heat, are comprised mostly of women who play university soccer in the fall. Of the 23 players on the Heat’s roster, only eight of them will not suit up for the TRU WolfPack in September. It would be easy for the students to take the summer off — either to work, travel or go home to family — but they have bought into the idea that playing in the PCSL will give them a leg up come university kick-off. “On the weekends, you have to give up a lot in the summer,” said Heather Lloyd, a TRU graduate who led the Heat in scoring this season with nine goals, four of them bagged in one game. “A lot of the fun stuff you want to do, you have to pick your priorities and be here instead. “It improves your skills so much just playing for a few months in the offseason.” Practice attendance was not as strong for the Heat men, who just missed the playoffs in their inaugural Premier Division season. Shantz has seen record numbers at training since the

Heat women left the Reserve Division two years ago. “We always had trouble getting enough players to travel because it’s a big commitment to go on a weekend and take two days off and go to Vancouver and stay in a dusty hotel and maybe spend a few of your own bucks,” Shantz said. “But, now, everyone — the reserves, the subs, the kids who haven’t played a lot — is on board. They don’t quit.” Many of the Heat’s women grew up playing together in the Kamloops Youth Soccer Association ranks, including eight 1993-born rep players who Shantz coached to an under-16 national-championship appearance with the Blaze in Winnipeg in 2009. Now in secondyear university, the chemistry those girls developed is paying dividends on the pitch. “So many of us have played together since we were 12 or 13 years old,” said Marlie Rittinger, second in team scoring this season with seven goals. “Just playing for that many years has given us an upper hand on other teams that are thrown together. It’s just how close everyone is.” (Shantz had high praise for the team’s co-captain: “Rittinger is simply one of the best soccer players that’s come out of the Interior in my entire 15 or 20 years being involved.”) TRU backs the Heat as its off-season

Marlie Rittinger of the Kamloops Heat soars above the opposition to claim this ball in Pacific Coast Soccer League women’s Premier Division play earlier this season at Hillside Stadium. The River City squad is competing for the league championship this weekend in Coquitlam, with a semifinal game scheduled for Saturday, July 27. Allen Douglas/KTW

soccer program, supplying sponsorship and cutting cheques to help with the team’s expenses, which, according to Shantz, are between $15,000 and $20,000 each year. The Heat’s bench boss said it is reasonable to believe the club can remain competitive in the PCSL for years to come.

“When you get a tradition, the tradition feeds on itself,” Shantz said. “Hopefully, the younger players are looking at this group and saying, ‘I want to play for the Heat.’ “It’s very sustainable.” No. 1 seed Whitecaps FC (142-0) will square off

with fourth-seed North Shore Girls Soccer Club (7-7-2) of North Vancouver in the other semifinal on Saturday. Peninsula and Kamloops met twice this season, with the Highlanders posting a 4-1 win and the other match ending in a 1-1 draw. Whitecaps FC and Peninsula are the

odds-on favourites to meet in the final, but Shantz is not counting his side out just yet. “I’ve got to tip my hat to Victoria,” he said. “It’s probably going to be more difficult [to reach the final] than last year. “That being said, this may be the best group of Kamloops kids we’ve ever had.”


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Daniel Ruddy of Kelowna’s Okanagan Sun gets to this Kamloops Broncos ball carrier behind the line of scrimmage in British Columbia Football Conference play last season at Hillside Stadium. The Broncos are banking on a revamped offensive line to provide more protection in 2013. The season gets underway this weekend. KTW file photo

The Broncos are back By Marty Hastings STAFF REPORTER sports@kamloopsthisweek.com

The playclock is winding down and the huddle is late to break. Offensive linemen rush to the line of scrimmage — 5, 4, 3 . . . time is ticking away — and the quarterback hurries to his position under centre. Fans in the stands become anxious — “Snap the damn ball!” — before finally (2, 1 . . .) the ball is hiked in the nick of time. Dino Bernardo,

president of the Kamloops Broncos, has seen that situation play out at Hillside Stadium, sometimes watching agonizingly as the time-count violation flag is thrown. Stressful and disappointing, sure, but nothing compared to the waiting game he plays with sponsorship each year, knowing the ramifications of not getting the financial snap off in time are much more severe than a five-yard penalty. “Every year, we’ve

seen sponsorship decline, from a peak, where I think we were bringing in $65,000 in sponsorship, to last year, when we were close to $32,000,” said Bernardo, whose Broncos kick off the British Columbia Football Conference season on Saturday, July 27, against the hometown Langley Rams. “This year, it’s looking like it’s going down again and more than ever we need support from

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the community.” Bernardo said the team is not in immediate danger of folding, but he acknowledged finding support in the form of cash is becoming tougher with each losing season that passes. It came down to the wire in 2012, with a few helping hands jumping on board late and a bacon-saving $15,000 provincial grant providing the Broncos breathing room. X See DEEPER A22 101- 929 LAVAL CRESCENT, KAMLOOPS

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think a lot of sponsors are starting to wonder if there is going to be light at the end of the tunnel,â&#x20AC;? Bernardo said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Last year, we got a provincial grant and it was a godsend because we probably wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have made it to the end of the year without it.â&#x20AC;? That grant came in August, after the season had already started. Bernado has again applied, hoping to receive $20,000 this time. Kamloops is entering its seventh BCFC campaign having never made the playoffs or recorded a winning record in franchise history. Each year at this time there is talk of reaching the post-season â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no different in 2013. There are reasons to believe the next step can be taken, with a much deeper roster â&#x20AC;&#x201D; about 20 more players than last year â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and a core group of veterans leading the Broncosâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; charge. Offensively, head coach Duncan Olthuis is thrilled with a new-look offensive line, the key, he said, to any good offence. At this time last year,

Kamloops had seven hogs on the roster, five of whom could be counted on to play regularly â&#x20AC;&#x201D; â&#x20AC;&#x153;That wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t good enough,â&#x20AC;? Olthuis said. There are 12 O-linemen practising with Kamloops these days, at least 10 of them with enough talent to vie for spots in the regular rotation. Quarterback Connor Whitelaw returns to the fold as the centrepiece of an offence Olthuis expects to play uptempo football. Jacob Palmarin is slated to start at tailback and the return of Devin Csincsa will likely bolster the Bronco receiving corps. Linebackers Ben Groenewegen, Grady Chalmers and Paytin Chang will be counted on to carry the load defensively, with a strong group of veterans having graduated from the 21-and-under league or left for the Canadian Interuniversity Sports ranks. Kamloops will play a 10-game regular season â&#x20AC;&#x201D; three each against the Okanagan Sun of Kelowna and the Chilliwack-based Valley Huskers, two against the Victoriabased Westshore Rebels and one each against the

Rams and Vancouver Island Raiders of Nanaimo. Getting to the next level â&#x20AC;&#x201D; the playoffs â&#x20AC;&#x201D; will likely not be accomplished unless the Broncos can start recording wins against teams other than the lowly Huskers. Bernardo would love nothing more than to see that happen this year, knowing what a spot in the post-season would mean to the Broncosâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; coffers â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and to a fan base that has been incredibly loyal. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve constantly said that we have the best fans in the league,â&#x20AC;? Bernardo said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Consistently, we have 500 people at our games. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s after six years of never making the playoffs. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We want to reward them with a playoff appearance this year.â&#x20AC;?

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Alex Ananou is new to Kamloops, but he likes what he’s seen so far. Born and raised in France, Ananou lived briefly in Australia before arriving in Canada almost two years ago, settling in Panorama near Invermere. He’s been in Kamloops since March, and it only took him a couple of months to find a local art gallery — Wilson House Gallery — to show his unique negative photography. “Before I came to Kamloops, I never had the time or the

resources to put everything together [for an exhibition],” Ananou told KTW. “So, this was the first real one for me.” Since Negative opened on July 3, Ananou said he’s received plenty of positive feedback. “It’s been great so far — it’s going really well,” he said. “I’ve been dropping in at the exhibition when I can and, from what I’ve heard, it’s been doing great.” Ananou said he’s sold about a dozen framed photos and has earned some contract work while Negative has been up and run-

ning. “I was very happy with it,” he said. “It gave me quite a bit of exposure here in the local area, as well, which is great because I’m new to Kamloops.” The show is set to close on Aug. 1 — but the negative work will still be on display. Aug. 1 is also the date the Kamloops Arts Council’s Downtown Artwalk launches and Ananou was able to convince his employer — Hotel 540, where he is the guest-services manager — to participate in the event for the first time. “Working there, and hearing

what it [the Artwalk] is all about, I just thought it’s a good idea to combine both of these,” he said, adding the success of Negative has left him with a very positive impression of the Tournament Capital. “I think Kamloops is a good place to start,” he said. “It’s smaller and people are willing to help.”

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ists to help increase exposure for both. Works of art will be displayed at various businesses in the city centre — part of a self-guided walking tour for those looking to see what’s on display. The launch party will run on Thursday, Aug. 1, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Art We Are, 246 Victoria St. It is a free, family-friendly event featuring live music from Alamagokus and Keenan Bryce Wilcox. For more information, go online to kamloopsarts.com and follow the links to the Artwalk page.

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Quite simply stated, this guy has his act down cold! Were this a show strictly of tricks it could end up being dry and quite boring, but that’s not the case with this physical comedian. The tricks that this guy presents are only the means to an end . . . comedy! The key to the success of this entertainer is the relationship he develops with his audience and the unscripted surprises that happen along the way. The Checkerboard Guy, armed with his razor sharp wit, brilliant comedic timing and keen fashion sense, will have you busting a gut every time and leave you wanting more! This may explain why some people come back to see his show again and again and again. It’s no wonder this one-man entertainment extravaganza has been a hit Internationally for years performing his award-winning show in just about every venue imaginable. If you’re lucky he might even sculpt a muscle man out of a balloon for you! The Checkerboard Guy will be performing live in Downtown Kamloops on: · Friday, July 26 at the United Way Community Carnival at 2 p.m. · Saturday, July 27 at the Busker’s Showdown at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on the 200-block of Victoria Street. Clinton W. Gray @ the Merchant’s Market — For over 20 years, Clinton W. Gray has been blending magic, music and mockery into high-energy, interactive comedy shows around the world. Whether entertaining corporate CEOs at hospitality cocktail parties or college students at campus nightclubs, Clinton’s specialty is the ability to engage every spectator and literally bring the entire audience into the show! With signature illusions like the Magic Telephone Hotline, the Cowboy Card Trick, and Regurgitated Balloon Poodle, it’s no wonder people say Clinton’s show is unlike any they’ve ever seen. With his charismatic and fun personality, he doesn’t merely fool audiences — he entertains them. Today, Clinton is in constant demand performing over 250 shows a year at conferences, festivals, fundraising events and high-end private parties. Each summer, during the corporate off-season, he teaches and performs magic for summer resorts in the Catskills and Pocono Mountains.

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He is an elected member of a variety of entertainment and business associations including Rotary International, ACTRA, the International Brotherhood of Magicians and Laugh Makers International. We are super lucky that Clinton is from Kamloops and will come to entertain us! Clinton will be performing live in Downtown Kamloops on Friday, July 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the United Way Community Carnival on the 300-block of Victoria Street. Uncle Chris the Clown @ the Merchant’s Market — Everyone’s favourite clown will be making an appearance at the United Way’s Community Carnival on the 300 block Victoria Street. He is boatloads of fun and there is almost no one in town who doesn’t know who he is. Uncle Chris the Clown will be performing live in Downtown Kamloops on Friday, July 26, at 1 p.m. on the 300-block of Victoria Street. SATURDAY, JULY 27 Super Sidewalk Spectacular & Buskers’ Showdown — For the third year in a row, the entire 200-block of Victoria Street will be devoted to the Super Sidewalk Sale. Coupled with our Buskers Showdown and Street Performer Zone, this makes Saturday our biggest day of Merchant’s Market and attracts the most people of the four-day event. There will also be a Community Stage hosting a variety of entertainers and musicians as well as a giant Busker’s Showdown which will see musicians and street performers competing for prizes and bragging rights. Buskers Showdown — Although there is live music all four days and street performers on Friday during the Merchant Market, it all comes together on Saturday at the Busker’s Showdown. Street performers, live musicians, magicians, clowns, and various other genres of performers will be putting on their best shows on Saturday in order to impress the judges and be crowned ultimate busker. Bragging rights, cash prizes and ribbons are up for grabs. The real winners, however, are the crowds that gather to watch the amazing shows. You can’t get better entertainment anywhere else in the city. Come down and make sure to bring the family — soak up the sun, have a cold beverage and relax. The Buskers’ Showdown runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at various locations between the 200- and 400blocks of Victoria Street.

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I don’t know much about my new neighbours, only that they replaced the old neighbours with the ceaselessly barking dog. I know they have eclectic taste in music (anything from reggae to dance to metal to folk). I know they bought new speakers when they moved in — and I know they’ll be considerate and turn them down if I let them know I’m home and bothered. I am both. Today, it’s dance music, muffled by the drywall. But, what I want is to hear the birds. Wind chimes tinkling in the warm breeze. The afternoon’s sun showers. I want to hear the quiet, which is exactly what I was listening to before the music. I send a polite text and, minutes later, the music withdraws back into the wall. I try to find where I left off. Summer. Heat haze. The swaths of waist-high lavender mounds that make our home and environs look and smell like a Provencal garden. The nodding hydrangea and day lilies that are true to their name, unfurling creamy morning t blossoms that, in the evening are half composted b on the stalk, dying so completely on cue they could never be called day-and-a-half lilies or anything but their true name. XSee SIMPLE B9

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At the hummingbird feeder, which I’ve lately moved my desk to see as I work, this year’s hatchlings sit and sip, blissful and ignorant of the aerial skirmishes being fought out by parent birds trying to claim the entire replenishing litre of sugar syrup for themselves. Under physiotherapist orders not to spend more than 20 minutes at a time at my desk, I turn off the fifth such timer of the day and set my laptop to sleep. I leave the house, realizing at once I’ve chosen to mosey out for a green-tea lemonade during the afternoon’s hottest hours, which people in cleverer climates have set aside for siesta. At a busy intersection, a young woman, impeccably dressed and wearing three-inch stiletto heels and no helmet, rides her bike against traffic. I order my iced tea, turn toward home and am soon waving my hands through the lavender, stopping to

admire local honeybees that have thoroughly pollinated these mounds. On the lane, I see our neighbour, smile in greeting, then step through my door to find a house that smells of tomatoes basting in hot oil — and chefhusband putting together a salad with bowtie noodles, goat cheese and ribbons of baby zucchini. It’s a dish and a picture as close to the

feeling I was trying to shape as the words I was using to shape it.

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LMOST ALL HYMNS OF CHRISTIAN FAITH HAVE ORIGINATED FROM RELEVANT ENCOUNTERS BETWEEN GOD AND MAN OR RESONATING SOME SPECIAL OCCASIONS. One of them — Dear Lord and Father of Mankind — is no exception. The writer, John Greenleaf Whittier, a Quaker, was reared in an environment where his family was used to meditative silence. NARAYAN MITRA An obnoxious and noisy You Gotta Have “revival”’ serFAITH vice in particular is said to have moved Whittier to write the poem, wherein he painted the finest picture of true worship in five stanzas: He began with: “Dear Lord and Father of mankind/forgive our foolish ways/ reclothe us in our rightful mind/in purer lives Thy service find/in deeper reverence praise.” No doubt the poet had in mind the story of the Gadarene demoniac, a raving lunatic, crying and cutting himself with stones, as depicted in Mark 5:1-15.

When he saw Jesus, he cried with a loud voice: “Jesus, the Son of the Most High God…” But, instead of accepting his noisy demonic worship, Christ quietened him and healed him. This stanza is a prayer for spiritual sanity instead of call to religious madness. Perhaps it’s a call to go deeper with the Lord, rather than being ostentatious with our personal and church activities. In the next stanza, Whittier wrote: “In simple trust like theirs who heard beside the Syrian sea/the gracious calling of the Lord/let us like them without a word/rise up and follow Thee.” This scene comes from Luke 5:1-11, wherein some fishermen-disciples cried out, “Master, we toiled the whole night and have taken nothing.” Is this not an accurate picture of life itself? We work for present comforts and future security. If we cannot make it by fair means, we are tempted to go into devious ways. In a frantic race with life we miss the very essentials — peace and rest. For the fishermen to leave two boats full of fish in order to follow Jesus was something unusual. They saw something far beyond their livelihood — a new revelation had confronted them.

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Whittier goes on: “Drop Thy still dews of quietness/till all our strivings cease/ take from our souls the strain and stress/ and let our ordered lives confess/the beauty of Thy peace.” What the poet perhaps was trying to convey is life is not a rat race of running, of activities, seeking fame and popularity. God wants to relieve us from mental breakdowns and grant us His peace. Jesus said, therefor: “Come to me all that labour and are heavy-laden and I will give you rest.” This troubled world of ours hankers for peace. The Christian’s witness for God is an ordered life. Finally, he wrote: “Breathe through hearts of our desire/Thy coolness and Thy balm/let sense be dumb, let flesh retire/ speak through the earthquake, wind and fire/O still small voice of calm.” Here is an illustration from the Old Testament story of Prophet Elijah in 1 Kings 19. At Mount Carmel, Elijah showed his zeal for God by calling down fire from heaven and slew 450 prophets of Baal. But, after all the high dramas, he suffered a breakdown and just wanted to die. He ran a marathon and hid himself in a cave, fearing for his very life. There, God revealed to him that He was not the tempestuous wind or the shat-

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St. Andrews Lutheran Church Bible based, Christ centred & family oriented. SUNDAY WORSHIP 10:30am Sunday School during the service

815 Renfrew Avenue Rev. David Schumacher 250.376.8323

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421 St. Paul St. • Sundays 10:00 a.m. Rev. Teri Meyer • Rev. Bruce Comrie

Mt. Paul United Church www.mtpauluc.ca

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2090 Pacific Way • Sundays 10:00 am

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tering earthquake, or the devouring fire, but a still small voice. God wants to speak to His followers today as He did to Elijah. But we cannot hear His voice if we are too busy serving Him. Whittier concluded: “Let flesh retire…” Activities without waiting upon God can prove to be carnal. He wants us first to learn of Him, to seek His mind and do His will. Summertime is an excellent time to engage in this. We should let the Spirit of God work, first in us and then through us, by extended times of communion with Him. “Cease striving and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations. I will be exalted in the earth” (Psalm 46:10), embarassingly without our help at times.

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CIVIC HOLIDAY DEADLINE CHANGE!!! Kamloops This Week will be closed on Monday, August 5th, 2013 for the Civic Statutory Holiday. Please note the following Classified Deadline Change: The deadline for Tuesday August 6th paper will be Friday August 2nd at 11am.

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Joining our Gibraltar Mine team makes you part of Canada’s proud mining heritage. The Gibraltar coppermolybdenum mine is a cornerstone of the regional economy and an example of great Canadian mining in action. Located in the heart of BC’s stunning Cariboo region, Gibraltar is approximately 60 km north of Williams Lake.  It is the second largest open pit copper mine in Canada.

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Aug. 9-11 • Aug. 23-26

Merritt, BC

The Planer Supervisor provides leadership, direction and supervision to approximately 20 production employees; Instilling Tolko’s operating values in the areas of safety, quality, cost control and production of the planer mill production shift. Responsibilities include organizing all operating aspects of drying and finishing lumber products according to customer specifications.

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The successful candidate will share Tolko’s operating values and exhibit strong leadership skills. Be a leader in implementing and promoting safety programs and continuous improvement initiatives. Possess a strong work ethic, be self-motivated with effective communicate, organizational and time management skills. Experience working effectively independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment; Enjoys being creative and innovative, with the drive to improve efficiencies through process improvements. Post-secondary education and previous supervisory experience would be considered a definite asset.

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A sustainable mining operation with a 27 year mine life, Gibraltar is undergoing a significant multi-phase expansion taking our daily milling throughput to 85,000 tons per day and we’re looking for talented candidates to help us facilitate this. That’s where you come in… We currently have a full time opportunity for a:

CERTIFIED JOURNEYMAN HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Foreman, Mine Maintenance the Certified Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic is responsible for performing mechanical maintenance and repairs in the Shop and Field. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: • Meeting production and maintenance goals • Performing maintenance associated with open pit mining equipment • Contributing to the development of apprentices and, • Supporting mechanical maintenance personnel in coordinating major overhauls of equipment QUALIFICATIONS • High School Diploma or Equivalent • Inter-provincial Trades Qualification • Open pit mining experience relating to: - Detroit Diesel 4000 Series Engines, Caterpillar Equipment - P & H Shovels, Marion & Bucyrus Drills and Terex/ Unit Rig/Komatsu Haul Trucks COMPENSATION Gibraltar offers an excellent benefit package which includes competitive salary, a Registered Retirement Savings Plan and relocation assistance to Williams Lake. Qualified applicants, eligible to work in Canada, are invited to explore this opportunity by submitting a cover letter and detailed resume outlining your qualifications and experience. Please visit us at www.tasekomines.com under the careers section to electronically submit your application or learn more about our New Prosperity, Aley and Harmony projects. We thank all candidates who express interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Your application to this posting is deemed to be consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Gibraltar Mines respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information and we will retain this information for a period of six months.


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Field Heavy Equipment Technician

Merritt, BC

The Divisional Accountant is responsible for financial procedures and systems relating to Woodlands and Manufacturing operations; including financial reports and analysis. Under the direction of the Divisional Controller, the Divisional Accountant assists in the preparation of the monthly financial statements, the annual budget, and insuring proper financial controls are adhered to. Requirements: tCertification or working toward and in the final stages, of a recognized Accounting designation (CA, CGA, or CMA) t4USPOHVOEFSTUBOEJOHPGHFOFSBMMZBDDFQUFEBDDPVOUJOHQSJODJQMFT t4USPOHPSHBOJ[BUJPOBM UJNFNBOBHFNFOUBOEBOBMZUJDBMTLJMMT t4USPOHDPNQVUFSBOETPGUXBSFBQQMJDBUJPOTLJMMT t1SFGFSFODFXJMMCFHJWFOUPDBOEJEBUFTXJUIJOEVTUSZSFMBUFEFYQFSJFODF Do you thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment with opportunities for continuous growth and development?

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We Are Hiring! Sears Travel Kamloops has immediate positions available for a full time Travel Branch Supervisor and Travel Consultants. We offer a competitive base wage plus: incentives, training, benefits, discounts and a great work environment.

Kamloops, BC Reference Number: FHET-12220-07222013

This role is part of the Kamloops Service Department. This department is responsible for the assembling, servicing and maintenance of the Komatsu line of equipment as well as other heavy duty industrial equipment that SMS Equipment sells or rents to its customers within the o Mining, Construction, Forestry and Utilities industries. If you are interested in working for a very dynamic team where your input, your ideas and your participation is valued, apply today.

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Business Opportunities ~ Caution ~ While we try to ensure all advertisements appearing in Kamloops This Week are placed by reputable businesses with legitimate offers, we do caution our readers to undertake due diligence when answering any advertisement, particularly when the advertiser is asking for monies up front.

Required immediately experienced Class 1 US drivers only. Must have US experience. We supply assigned trucks, company phones, US Medical, all picks and drops paid. Please fax resume with current clean abstract to 250-546-0600. No phone calls please.

Education/Trade Schools

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MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT & UNIT CLERK DIPLOMAS 250-310-5627

699 Victoria St. CORE & PAL Courses week days and/or weekends. www.pal-core-ed.com or Call George 852-0595 / 579-1938 Visa or debit accepted FOODSAFE COURSE by certiďŹ ed Instructor August 1st & August 24th 8:30am-4:00pm $65 Pre-register by phoning 250-554-9762

HUNTER & FIREARMS Courses. Next C.O.R.E. August 10th & 11th Saturday & Sunday. P.A.L. Saturday July 27th Challenges, Testing ongoing daily. Professional outdoorsman & Master Instructor:

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LIFE ENHANCEMENT COORDINATOR! PRIMETIME LIVING, a leader in the Canadian Seniors Housing industry, owns, operates and develops retirement residences. We are seeking someone with a positive attitude, expandable aptitude and with proven organizational and administrative skills. The available position is for our Kamloops residence which provides INDEPENDENT LIVING hospitality services. Our LIFE ENHANCEMENT COORDINATOR is required to be energetic, a motivated leader, to create maintain & facilitate relationships within the resident family & play an active role in daily operations. You will be required to attend to the recreational needs of our residents as well as planning and implementing a regular monthly activity calendar according to the residentsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; interests and participation in the community. PRIMETIME LIVING offers an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic company with rewarding service and career expansion. COME GROW WITH US! Call today! QualiďŹ ed applicant please forward your resume and cover letter to: Jillian.chisholm@primetimeliving.ca


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1-877-852-1122 PRO-TEL RECONNECT An Alberta Oilfield Company is hiring dozer and excavator operators. Lodging and meals provided. Drug testing required. Call (780)723-5051 Edson, Alta.

Full-Time Year Round

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Chilliwack, BC

Serving Fraser Valley & Lower mainland. Must have valid BC Mines ticket & Worksafe BC ticket. Excellent wage & Benefit package. Attention Bryan Kirkness @ Western Explosives Ltd.

Due to growth in our ICBC Express Repair Body Shop, we are seeking to fill the following position: LICENSED AUTO BODY TECHNICIAN 2ND/3RD YEAR APPRENTICE. Competitive Wages - Good Benefits. Preference may be given to applicants with previous ICBC Express Shop Experience. Please forward your resume with cover letter by fax or email to the attention of Bill Blackey. Fax 250-545-2256 or email bodyshop@bannisters.com

Drivers/Courier/ Trucking

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Established 1947 Established 1947 Hauling Freight for Friends for Over Hauling Freight for Friends for60 65Years Years

CLASS 1 DRIVERS LINEHAUL Pick-Up & Delivery

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Van Kam’s Group of Companies requires Class 1 Drivers for the Kamloops area. Applicants must have LTL & P&D driving PRINCE experience and must be familiarGEORGE w/the Kamloops region.

Van-Kam Group of Companies WeFreightways’ Offer Above Average Rates! requires Owner Operators for runs our To join our team of professional drivers please dropout off aofresume Prince George Terminal. and current drivers abstract to Michelle at our Kamloops terminal: W 682ffW. SarceellStreet, t tKamloops, Wi t BC/V2H M 1E5 t i If you want more information please call 250-372-8282.

Van-Kam is committed to Employment Equity and Environmental Responsibility. We thank all applicants for your interest!

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CNC OPERATOR – LASER CUTTING

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Installer & service helper with auto hoists. Kootenay/Thompson Okanagan F/T Lodging/food incl. D/L req. 604941-9387 kdhoist@shaw.ca

NOCCS is a non-profit society providing childcare and education to 250 children daily. We are accepting resumes for a Facilities Manager/Custodian. We offer competitive wages, benefits and other incentives. For a detailed job description please contact ed@noccs or phone 250 558 9963 x201.

Join us at a busy metal manufacturing shop in Salmon Arm. REQUIRED: Works independently to apply laser material processing methodology with CNC laser cutting systems. Applicants must thrive in a fast-paced manufacturing environment, be safety oriented, possess excellent math and measurement skills, pay attention to details and take pride in your work. Qualified persons should have at least 2-5 years of experience operating CNC equipment in a manufacturing environment. Laser cutting experience is preferred, but not required. Mechanical aptitude or material science is a benefit. Shift work/overtime may be necessary. Wages assessed on experience and qualifications. INQUIRIES: GEORGE RITHALER, ADAM INTEGRATED INDUSTRIES. PHONE: 250-832-3480; FAX: 250-832-4530; EMAIL george.rithaler@adamintegrated.ca

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Seeking qualiĮed drivers for immediate openings in AshcroŌ, BC for our Mt. Polley ore haul. We oīer: • Full Time, Year Round Work • Home Every Day • CompeƟƟve Wage, BeneĮts & Pension You possess: • Super B driving experience • A clean drivers abstract • References We are an equal opportunity Employer and we are strongly encouraging Aboriginal peoples to apply.

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Hiring one permanent, full time Retail store supervisor for 0939514 BC Ltd. Dba Super save gas for its location 1708 Broadway avenue south Williams lake BC V2G 2W4. 1-year experience in retail business OR Diploma in business required, secondary school education and good communication skills required, Salary: $14.00/Hourly. Apply at hrsehgal@hotmail.com. I PAY Cash $$$ For All Scrap Vehicles! and $5 for auto batteries Call or Text Brendan 250-574-4679

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ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING ASSISTANT

(Full-time - Permanent) Due to a resignation, the City of Vernon is seeking an Environmental Planning Assistant. Reporting to the Manager, Current Planning this position performs the full range of technical planning support functions requiring skilled planning and regulatory work. This position supports the planning review process for environmental permit applications; provides information and interprets regulations, policies and processes; makes recommendations to development applicants and various internal and external clients; undertakes the creation and dissemination of community outreach and education materials. Please see our website at www.vernon.ca for a complete job description and method of application. Closing date is August 1, 2013. Please quote competition #52-COV-13.

Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada

Andre’s Electronic Experts main store is looking to grow their sales force. Looking for individuals with sales experience and knowledge of cellular/ electronic and appliances! Full time- salary/commission with potential wage to be $40,000 - $75,000 plus benefits. Drop off resumes to 745 Notre Dame dr or email danielle.b@andres1.com

JOB TITLE: SPECIAL EVENTS/PROGRAM SUPPORT COORDINATOR LOCATION: KAMLOOPS STATUS: Contract – to the end of June 2014 (renewed yearly) (Varies depending on time of year: 15 to 20 hours per week) The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada requires a part-time, Special Events/ Program Support Coordinator to work in the Kamloops office. The role of the Special Events/Program Support Coordinator will also be responsible for Special Events fundraising goal and to support the Area Office Team in the effective delivery of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada community-based fundraising. Reporting to the Kamloops Area Manager, you will be responsible for: • Promote and support Heart Month Special Events and 3rd party initiatives; being responsible for the special events fundraising goal. • On-going administrative support to all Foundation programs to ensure continuity within the Area. • Maintaining program databases and program files related to programs (with the support of program coordinators) • To support program coordinators in recruiting new participants within the foundations core programs • Occasionally cover office reception and customer service • Communicating regularly with and keeping the Area Manager updated on all relevant information, issues, and/or concerns, and participating as part of the Area Office team. Skills and Qualifications include: • Superior knowledge and proficiency with MS Office Computer programs (Outlook/ Word/Excel) • Impeccable organizational skills and attention to detail • Strong oral and written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills • Ability to work independently with limited supervision, and as an integral member of a team • Ability to recruit and promote core fundraising programs • Team Player with a positive “Can Do” attitude • Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle • Experience in not-for-profit sector considered a bonus

Email:jobs@arrow.ca,Fax:250-314-1750 Phone: 1-877-700-4445

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Please email resume and cover letter by Friday August 9th, 2013 to: Teresa Moore, Area Manager Kamloops, BC Email: tmoore@hsf.bc.ca

Guided online learning, instructor-led, in a highly supported environment

Psychiatric Nursing (online): This 23 month program is accredited by the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC (CRPNBC). Entry-level earnings start at $30.79/hour to $40.42/hour. Special Education Assistant (online): In only 9 months you could be earning $17 - $25.99/hour. You will receive training and certification from the Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders (POPARD). Therapeutic Recreation – Gerontology (online): Support and promote optimal health for seniors by planning, implementing and evaluation therapeutic recreation services. Earn up to $23.50/hour. Government student loans & funding (ELMS/WCB) & other financing options available to qualified applicants.

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Plywood Shift Supervisor Canoe Forest Products Ltd., located near Salmon Arm BC has an immediate fulltime opening within the Plywood Department for a Shift Supervisor. Reporting directly to the Plywood Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the supervision of all aspects of the plywood manufacturing business. The position offers a challenging opportunity to an experienced, self-motivated, technically sound individual who can work with minimal supervision. Other prerequisites include above average interpersonal and communication skills. A thorough understanding of Quality & Statistical Process Control systems would be desirable. Preference will be given to those applicants who hold post-secondary education in Woods Product Manufacturing or Business Administration. Three to five years of related supervisory experience would also be an asset. Canoe Forest Products Ltd. offers a competitive salary and benefits package based on experience and qualifications. If you possess the skills and qualifications for this position, please submit your resume with cover letter, in confidence, by August 7, 2013 to: Human Resources Department Canoe Forest Products Ltd. Box 70 Canoe, BC V0E 1K0 E: hr@canoefp.com F: 250-833-1211 www.canoefp.com Canoe Forest Products thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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for a route near you!

Florists

Firewood/Fuel

Look Out

250-376-2689

call 250-374-0462

CARPENTER/HANDYMAN. Renovations, additions, roofing, drywall, siding, painting. 250-374-2774. HOME & YARD HANDYMAN If you need it done, Give us a call ! Steve 250-320-7774

Garage Sales

*some restrictions apply

Cash same day, local office.

EVENING shift. Suitable for P/T second job or student. May lead to F/T. Reply to Box 1087,c/o KTW, 1365B Dalhousie Dr. Kamloops BC V2C 5P6

MISC4Sale: Camper $300, Oak Table Chairs-$400, 2-Sta ndard 8ft truck canopies $300/ea & Artic Spa hot tub $3000obo Call 250-573-5922 after 6pm or leave msg.

Did you know that you can place

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Need extra $ $ $ Kamloops This Week is currently hiring Substitute Carriers for door-to-door deliveries. Call 250-374-0462 for more information.

Misc. for Sale

Do you have an item for sale under $750?

sundanceelectric.ca

Merchandise for Sale

HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper?

$500 & Under

Call Gerry 250-574-4602

Borrow Up To $25,000

Need CA$H Today?

Kamloops This Week is looking for door-to-door carriers in your area. 2 days per week Tuesday & Thursday. Please call 250-374-0462 for more info.

Merchandise for Sale Scott’s deluxe fertilizer spreader 1 yr old $30obo (250) 372-2082

SUNDANCE ELECTRIC

For all Deliveries & Dump Runs. Extra large dump trailers for rent. Dump Truck Long and Short Hauls!!

LOGAN LAKE

THURSDAY, July 25, 2013 ❖ B17

NO JOB TOO BIG OR TOO SMALL

Animals sold as “purebred stock” must be registrable in compliance with the Canadian Pedigree Act. FREE to good homes. Retriever/German Sheppard Cross. 8Wks old. Call 250-573-2793

PETS For Sale?

classifieds@kamloopsthisweek.com *some restrictions apply.

Medical Supplies

We’re on the net at www.bcclassified.com

ELECTRIC Wheelchair. 3yrs old. excel cond. New $6400 asking$1500obo250-434-1722

Livestock

Livestock

Locally owned & operated

250-376-5865 / 250-320-5865

Services

Painting & Decorating

Alternative Health

Creative 4 You

Drywall

Painting & Wall Covering Contracts Flooring & Tiling

BOARDING, taping, texturing. Reasonable rates. All jobs guaranteed. 15yrs experience. Have references. For estimates call Rob 250-319-0288

German Master Painter • More than 35 years experience

Home Repairs

Home Repairs

Free Estimates 250-574-1709 Creativeforyou3@gmailcom

SHAVINGS & SAWDUST 10 TO 150 YARD LOADS BARK MULCH FIR OR CEDAR

BROCK 2 Family 970 Singh St Sat Jul 27th 8-1pm Teenage clothes, bikes, household, lots of stuff BROCK Multi Family Sat July 27th 8-1? 2346 Young Ave Furniture toys, tools, and house hold item and much much more! DUFFERIN 1713 Mellors Pl, Jul 27 & 28, 9-3pm, Patio Set & swing, gardening, tires, odds & sods! NORTHSHORE Large sale! Sat Jul 27 9-5pm 281 Willow Street. Come one, come all, lots for everyone!!

IT’S GARAGE SALE TIME Call and ask us about our GARAGE SALE SPECIAL

PINANTAN LAKE Sat July 27th 9-2pm Maps w/sale locations available at Store. Volunteer Fire Dept hosting Hamburger/ HD BBQ fundraiser. Come shop, have lunch and maybe a swim in the lake.

ONLY $10.00 FOR 3 LINES (Plus Tax) ($1 per additional line)

250-371-4949

UPPER SAHALI Multi family 305 Gleneagles Dr Sat Jul 27th 8-2 Antiques,collectibles,books,clothing &more

- Regular & Screened Sizes -

classifieds@kamloopsthisweek.com

REIMER’S FARM SERVICES

Garage Sale deadline is Tuesday 2pm

250-260-0110

KAMLOOPS BUSINESS DIRECTORY

+ HST

ONLY $7

5 00

PER MO NTH +

! GST & $2.25 Includes ro e-edition charge tating feat ure spot

Have a Spray Tan

Custom Engine building & rebuilding machine shop.

in the comfort of your own home. Contact Julie 778-220-7771

Dutch Masters Painting

FREE ENGINE BALANCING!

ASK US HOW

Marine Engine Specialists 250-372-9400 969C Laval Crescent, Kamloops

88 PAVERITELTD. “ReputationBuildOnCustomerSatisfaction”

DRIVEWAY SPECIALIST NO JOB TOO BIG OR TOO SMALL FREE ESTIMATES

250-376-0488 www.kamloopspaving.ca

3

Room Special only $299.00

(includes paint) Over 2000 colours

Exterior Painting Specialist

Call Jeff - 250.320.9935

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778-220-3333 556 Tranquille Rd. 250.376.0510 classicfx@telus.net

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Call Jeff - 250.320.9935

YOUR BUSINESS HERE! CALL RANDY 250.374.7467


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Merchandise for Sale

Real Estate

Misc. for Sale

Houses For Sale

Duplex / 4 Plex

ROLL ENDS AVAILABLE $10/ROLL 1365 B Dalhousie Drive

FOR SALE OR TRADE for residential property in Kamloops. This very bright, fully furnished, three bedroom/two bath corner unit townhouse in Big White offers your very own hot tub on the patio, carport, high end furniture/appliance pkge, stacking washer/dryer and rock-faced fireplace. Short stroll to Gondola, skating rink, tube park, Day Lodge. Ideal for family or as a revenue generator throughout the ski season. Strata fees only $155.00 per month. Call Don at 250-682-3984 for more information. Asking $199,900.00 plus GST.

1 Lrg 1bdrm furn duplex lakeview near Clinton $300 per mth 250-459-2387 aft 5pm 2bdrm 2bth upper duplex Dallas $950 6appl & ac n/p, n/s mature couple pref 573-2529 2bdrm upper duplex Brock n/s, n/p deck view parking incl heat and hydro $1200 +dd and ref 250-319-9873 BROCK Lrg 3bdrm 2bth fncd yrd, hwtr & heat inc. NS/NP. $1400/mo (250) 376-5897

Kamloops BC call for availability 250-374-7467

Mortgages

NEED HELP? • • • •

Misc. Wanted Local Coin Collector Buying Collections, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins etc 778-281-0030 PURCHASING old Canadian & American coin collections & accumulations. 250-548-3670

Real Estate

Bank Declines Credit Problems Self Employed Equity 1st & 2nd Mortgages

Maury Dawson 250-372-9801

www.maurydawson.com Verico Premium Mortgage Corp.

Recreational

WHERE?

Apt/Condos for Sale

WHY?

For Sale By Owner BY OWNER $40.00 Special! Call or email for more info:

250-374-7467 classifieds@

Houses For Sale 6 mile Nelson - Renovated 3 bdrm, 1 bath home with unfinished basement & 590 sq’ deck on 1 acre w/creek. Low taxes & util, walk to beach & store $339,000 250 825-0191

2bdrm older home South Shore, Near TRU & bus. ns/np $950+ utilities 250-372-9252 2bdrm semi furn n/s, n/p working person no drinking/drugs, w/d ref req $700 util incl (250) 851-0243 5bdrm fully furn sundeck view West End South Shore n/s/p, $28-3900 250-377-0377 msg. Brock Main floor 2bdrm up 1 down ac, n/s, n/p, shr w/d, util incl cls everything $1250per mth avail Sept 1 250-376-8908

Recreation ✰SHUSWAP LAKE!✰ 5 Star Caravans West Resort in Scotch Creek B.C. Lakeside lot, end unit. Plenty of extra space. Steps to beautiful sandy beach with a wharf for your boat. Newer 2006 1bedroom, 1bath, park model trailer, plus a tastefully decorated guest cabin. Resort has 2 pools, 2 hot tubs, Adult & Family Clubhouse, Park, Playground. $1500/week 250-371-1333

Rooms for Rent

Rentals

Room men only Jul 1st furn,w/d.s/f,tv,sitting rm util incl near Safeway $400 554-1244

Bachelor Suites & 1bdrm starting @ $645 Adult Building N/P N/S. Downtown. 343 Nicola St. 250-374-7455. Carmel Place- 55+ New studio units in secure medical building. Open house M, W, F 10:30-11:30 Call Columbia Property Management 250-851-9310

RIVIERA VILLA 1&2/BDRM Suites

1/bdrm starting at $675/mth 2/bdrm starting at $800/mth Incl/heat, hot water. N/P. Senior oriented.

250-554-7888

kamloopsthisweek.com For Sale or Lease to Own $850per/month 4 yrs old 3bdrm 2 bth, modular home, has veg. garden, 16x20 shop, deck, 6appl. Osmosis water sys. piano, lrg jacuzzi, bdrm-2 has a Murphy bed. (250) 3144190

Homes for Rent

429StPaul.ca Apt/Condo for Rent

429StPaul.ca

Rentals

Bed & Breakfast BC Best Buy Classified’s Place your classified ad in over 71 Papers across BC. Call 250-371-4949 for more information

RV Pads YEAR round RV site in town. North Shore, fully serviced, incl cable, util, tel hookup, coin lndy, starting @ $520/mo 250376-1421

Shared Accommodation IN private home, pleasant surroundings fully furnished working male pref. near amenities behind sahali mall 10 min walk to TRU 374-0949 or 372-3339

Storage Level fenced storage yard 50’x130’ Gates at both ends for easy access phone 250851-0243 reasonable rates

Suites, Lower 1BDRM DownTown NP, no smokers! Inclds utils & cable $720/mth,Aug1 250-318-0318 1bdrm Down Town n/s, n/p, cat ok, sep ent/patio $800 1/3 util Avail Now (250) 572-6108 1BDRM furnished level entry Westsyde priv ent/patio/lndry NS/NP util/satellite tv incl $875/mo 250-579-0193 1Bdrm N/S N/P close to ammen. $650 for 1 or 2 people $700 Avail now 250-879-1300

E M Y T EMPLOYMENT O FIND N L T T T E EN P N N M M E E E IN CLASSIFIEDS Y THE M M M O Y Y Y PL PLO NT PLO NT PLO EM OYME EM OYME EM NT T L L ENT YME N P P E M T EM YM PLO EM Y N O O E L EEMNT PL M P Y M O NT EM YM E L P O ,re looking E T T L N N M EMEverything you for is P T T E E Y N YM NEM YM O inMEthe E L classifieds! P LO ENLTOYMPLO P EM PLOY M YMMP EM E M E LO E

Transportation

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Suites, Lower

Antiques / Classics

Recreational/Sale

1BDRM, Sahali g/l, sep kitchen, lrg bdrm + double closet, incd util & shrd/ldry. $795/mo Avail Sept 1st 250-318-3313

1967 Olds Cutlass convertible, Completely restored, recond motor $29,000. 250-376-0803

1984 Chevy Short Box. $3500 obo (250) 573-5922 after 6pm or leave msg. Must See!

Auto Financing

DUMP truck ‘98 1ton GMC 4X4diesel,auto,4ton hoist 165k $16,000 obo 250-573-2629

Rentals

1BDRM Sep. Entr. Shared Lndry. N/S N/P $700/mo+DD+ ref’s, util. incl. Brock 554-2228 2Bdrm N. Kam shr w/d, n/p, n/s pref working person $850 util incl 250-554-8771 2BDRM NrthShore incl util & cable. Cls to bus/shops n/s,n/p part/furn $850/mo 376-3594 BROCK 1BDRM suite Daylight N/P N/S Cl. to Ammen. $800/mo util incl. 554-0356. Cumfy 1bdrm suite. Close to University, Hospital. Perfect for student or quiet person. Excellent Location. np. ns. Call now (250) 372-5270 DALLAS 1bdrm 1 quiet working adult no laundry N/S drugs or partying $650 utils incld no cable or internet250-573-3323 NEW 2 bdrm daylight. Dufferin N/S N/P No Noise. Incl. util. $1125/mo+DD 250-314-0060 N/Shore 2bdrm newly renovated $850 inclds utils availJuly 1st 250-852-0638 Vacant 2bdrm quiet responsible people C/A No Pets $850 shared hydro refs 376-0633 Valleyview lge living space 2 bdrm, 5 appliances, $950mo gas incl 250-372-2380 Westsyde 1bdrm+den 5 appl. N/S pet neg mature person prefer $800 Aug 1st 819-1161

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Cars - Domestic ‘06Cobalt, auto4dr, 111000km great condition $5250.obo 250-578-7991, 250-320-5066 1997 Buick Lasabre Limited Clean & in good cond Beige low kms $3700 250-376-3112

26’ pull type 1999 Mallard trailer slps 6, lrg awning, a/c , solar panel + extras $9,000 (250) 376-6918

12’ ALUMINUM BOAT &

U-BUILT TRAILER

2003 Mustang GT convertible V8 P/S, P/B (new brakes) low mileage 70,000km leather nit. 2 sets of wheel not winter driven $10,500 firm (250) 554-2528 2005 Sebring 1 owner excellent cond maintenance records avail $4000 250-376-3594 97 Chrysler Intrepid exc touring car, summer/winter tires on rims, $5000 (250) 374-4713

ONLY $35.00(plus Tax)

Do you have a vehicle, boat, rv, or trailer to sell? With our Run til sold specials you pay one flat rate and we will run your ad until your vehicle sells.* • $56.00 (boxed ad with photo) • $35.00 (regular 3 line ad)

Call: 250-371-4949

*Some conditions & restrictions apply. Private party only (no businesses).

We’re on the net at www.bcclassified.com Scrap Car Removal

Boats

(250)371-4949 *some restrictions apply call for details

Cars - Sports & Imports

1995 Sunbird 18.7 ft bow rider 175 hp, I/O exc cond $9000 firm (250) 579-8501

Misc. Wanted

NORTH SHORE

Recreational/Sale

*Big storage rooms *Laundry Facilities *Close to park, shopping & bus stop PROFESSIONALLY MANAGED

318-4321 NO PETS

Transportation

Antiques / Classics 1967 Ford Falcon Futura St.6 Auto 2dr all original runs good, $6000 obo (250) 376-5722

Misc. Wanted

‘06 Subaru Outback 3.0R Ltd wagon, 132,500k exc cond, $15,000. 250-828-2223

1984 Yamaha Virago motorcycle.Excel/cond $3500obo 250573-5922(after6pm orlvmsg)

*Bright, clean & Spacious 2&3 bedrooms

Perfect set-up for camping. The ubuilt boat trailer can carry a lot of boating equipment, and camping gear. Easy to haul with a truck, and still light enough for a car with a hitch. The top opens into four separate doors for easy access, and has a latch on each side so that you can lock-up it all up. Comes with three spare tires. The 12‘ aluminum boat is a great starter boat and comes with two oars. Asking $775 obo. For more photos go to kijjii Ad: 487446906

Call or text 250-574-3512

Motorcycles

Best Value In Town

$775.00 for the set

New Price $56.00+tax

2Bdrm main floor N/S N/P No drugs or partying $875 util inc refs DD Avail Aug 1 376-1601 Sahali 1bdrm suite Daylight N/P N/S Cl. to bus and TRU $800/mo util incl. 374-1824.

TOWNHOUSES

Boat Accessories

2006 Terry 28’ 5th wheel. 1 slide slp 6 Documented low mileage, exc cond $21,000 (250) 554-2528

Run until sold

RUN UNTIL SOLD

2BDRM, 2Bath, plus Den. Located in Pineview. New town home with garage and a/c. ns/np, $1800/mo. Refs Required. Call 250-319-1693

Trucks & Vans

DreamTeam Auto Financing “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals

Suites, Upper

Townhouses

Transportation

09 8’ Adventurer camper, toilet, lrg cap fd, stove w/oven like new $12,000 250-3188296 1995 23ft 5th wheel by Citation, slps 6, a/c, st/oven micro, gd cond $6500 250-314-1250 1999 Damon Challenger Class A Motorhome, Ford V10, 33’, one slide, 92,000 km, new tires, brakes & batteries, $27,500 obo. (250)365-7152 Castlegar

Commercial/ Industrial

Run Till Rented “Read All About It” Kamloops This Week Run Till Rented gives you endless possibilities... $5300 + tax Max 3 Lines Max 12 Weeks Must be pre-paid (no refunds) Scheduled for 4 weeks at a time (Must phone to reschedule)

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Transportation

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Tenders

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