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Word play or an attack on rights? By Andrea Klassen STRAFF REPORTER andrea@kamloopsthisweek.com

cave men Caver Chas Yonge explores the Devil’s Washing Machine in Glacier National Park. Nicholaus Vieira photo

By Dale Bass STAFF REPORTER dale@kamloopsthisweek.com

When Nicholaus Vieira goes into a cave, Ann Cheeptham knows she’ll soon be busy. Vieira is an extreme caver and, when he goes into some of the deepest and darkest caves, he collects micro-organism samples he sends to Cheeptham, a microbiologist who teaches at Thompson Rivers University. She uses these samples in her research, trying to identify those that might be used to create new antibiotics. The work will be highlighted in the Saturday, Sept. 28, season premiere of 16x9, a currentaffairs program on Global. The pairing is the result of the tried-and-true somebody who knows somebody who knows somebody.

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Cheeptham said she met Philip Whitfield, a caver and president of the B.C. Speleological Federation, and told him of her work. (Speleogology is the study of caves). “Nick called me,” Cheeptham said, “because Phil had put my name out to people he knows and about the work we do here.” The television segment came about when Carolyn Jarvis, the chief correspondent on the show, called Cheeptham on the advice of Vieira. Cheeptham was delighted to find someone who not only could take on some of the cave exploration she and her students had been doing, but somebody willing — eager, in fact — to go into those deeper, darker and often colder crevices she cannot enter. The TV segment will feature

Vieira’s work for Cheeptham in Glacier National Park between Revelstoke and Golden. The caver has gone into the Nakimu Caves, a six-kilometre cave system in the park that is made up of cold, damp caverns and narrow passageways. He told KTW he got hooked on his profession when he was a novice caver in a location with others, a cave that had seen plenty of people go through it. “Someone in the group looked down and said, ‘What’s that in the water?’ and we discovered it was a troglobite no one knew was there,” Vieira said. A troglobite is a creature that lives in the dark parts of caves. That’s what really hooked me, discovering things,” he said. “You discover a lot about yourself, as well.” X See CAVE CULTURE A21

There was opinion, but little action, as councillors this week debated what to do about the Kamloops Pro-Life Society’s banner, which was back in the sky this month over Tranquille Road and Victoria Street. The banner, which reads “one life can make a difference” and “protect human life week,” stirred up controversy in 2012, despite having been hung without complaint for several years before that. While the outcry was more muted this year, the city did get a letter from Allysa Gredling, who also wrote in 2012 to express her distaste for the banner. “I do not understand why city councils are choosing to support these discriminatory activities,” she wrote, “But, your choice speaks volumes about a complete lack of respect for the individual rights of women in Kamloops and everywhere.” Coun. Nelly Dever agreed. “Basically, I don’t understand why we’re allowing this banner to be up because I think it goes against the rights of women,” she told council. CAO David Trawin said the city’s lawyers have looked at the sign and at council’s policy on banners and don’t think the city can remove it without vio-

lating its own policies. That could leave the city open to being sued. “We certainly support individual rights of women,” Coun. Tina Lange said. “But, the bottom line is, legally, our hands our tied.” That wasn’t good enough for Coun. Donovan Cavers, who wanted the city’s legal team to review its decision in conjunction with an opinion from the West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund relating to struggles Kelowna has had with proclamations of human right-tolife week. Only Lange and Coun. Nancy Bepple supported Cavers’ bid. Coun. Pat Wallace believes language on the banner is vague enough that it isn’t necessarily upsetting. “We have a country in the east that just fumigated a few hundred children to death,” she said in reference to ongoign strife in Syria. “All this says is ‘protect human life.’ You can read anything into that.” Cavers disagreed, arguing that since the banner also bears the pro-life group’s logo, the underlying theme is obvious. “When anyone knows what the mandate of this group is, the words read ‘donot-have-an-abortion week,’” he said. Council agreed to send Gredling a letter explaining why the banner will continue to fly.

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Coun. Nelly Dever believes the pro-life banner “goes against the rights of women.” On page A8 of today’s paper, KTW’s Dale Bass says the debate goes against common sense. Tell us what you think of the issue. Send your opinions via email to editor@kamloopsthisweek.com


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Son who killed dad to be sentenced next week By Tim Petruk STAFF REPORTER tim@kamloopsthisweek.com

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has accepted a Kamloops man’s guilty plea to a charge of second-degree murder after he stabbed his father to death in March 2012 over $20. Jaipreet Singh Toor entered his guilty plea in Courtroom 5D of the Kamloops Law Courts on Tuesday, Sept. 24, after B.C. Supreme Court Justice Sheri Donegan decided the 46-year-old understood the charge against him and was not suffering from “a disease of the mind.” On March 20, 2012, Toor stabbed his father, Harsewak Singh Toor, 31 times in the chest during an argument over $20 at the family’s Brocklehurst home. Court heard the younger Toor had

borrowed $10 from his 81-year-old father earlier in the day — money he spent on two cans of beer at a North Shore liquor store. He then returned to his father, asking for another $20. “His father refused and began to lecture him about getting a job and getting a licence,” Crown prosecutor Chris Balison said. “Mr. Toor resented the fact his father had sufficient money and was not giving it to him.” The younger Toor went to another room in the house and grabbed a knife before once again confronting his father. Balison said the elder Toor again refused his son’s demand, at which point he was stabbed numerous times. The struggle spilled out into the family’s front yard, where Jaipreet

Toor eventually left his father’s dead body with a knife sticking out of his chest. “He then called 911 to report to the 911 operator, ‘I stabbed him to death. This happened just because I fu--ing wanted to,’” Balison said as he repeated words of the accused. Toor has a criminal record including convictions for assault and alcohol-related offences dating back to 2008. Last week, he was convicted of assault following an altercation involving a corrections officer at Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre, where he has been held since his arrest following the murder. Someone with the name Jaipreet Toor operated a blog, snapcountready.wordpress.com, which appears to have been based in Kamloops.

In a post dated April 11, 2009, the blogger talks about his apparent dealings with Kamloops RCMP. “I was forced to commit suicide three times because my circumstances were made such,” the post reads. “Now I feel there is divine intervention in my life a secure feeling at least I can blog about my situation before I get arrested again.” Other posts on the blog reference Osama bin Laden as the blogger’s “dad” and the blogger himself as “the dragon.” The same person also apparently operated a Twitter account — @jaytravolta. Tweets from the user, whose information states he lives in Kamloops, also reference bin Laden. Toor, who is representing himself in court, was found by Donegan to be of sound mind.

“There is no evidence before the court that Mr. Toor is not fit to stand trial,” the judge said, calling Toor “articulate and bright.” If Donegan had refused to accept his guilty plea, a plea of not guilty would have been entered by the court on Toor’s behalf and his matter would have proceeded to trial. A second-degree murder conviction brings with it an automatic life sentence. The only issue left for Donegan to decide is how long Toor will have to wait before becoming eligible for parole — anywhere between 10 and 25 years. The Crown is seeking a 12- to 14-year period of parole ineligibility, while Toor told court he would prefer 10 years. Donegan is slated to make her decision on Wednesday, Oct. 2.

Industrial areas for pot grows By Andrea Klassen STAFF REPORTER andrea@kamloopsthisweek.com

BOO-ROWSING FOR HALLOWEEN Halloween Alley in Sahali Mall has a mask — and costume — for all boys and ghouls getting ready for the big night on Thursday, Oct. 31. Aberdeen Mall also has a seasonal spooky store, Halloween City, in the former Eastside Mario’s location. Dave Eagles/KTW

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Should a company of aspiring medical-marijuana growers decide to set up shop in Kamloops, they will be limited to industrial lands after city council agreed to new regulations for grow-ops at a surprisingly quiet public hearing on Tuesday (Sept. 24) night. While a few members of the public watched from the gallery, no one came forward to speak for or against the regulations. Until June, medical-marijuana users were able to apply for a government licence to grow pot at home. Under the new system, it will be grown entirely by commercial entities and mailed to users. Coun. Marg Spina questioned whether the city needed to worry about the issue at all, noting she’s been told no B.C. growers have yet applied to grow medical marijuana for the federal government. Mayor Peter Milobar said the

regulations were getting ahead of the game and would mean that if a company did decide to set up in Kamloops, it could do so with a little less publicity than if it was required to apply for a site-specific variance. Planning and development manager Randy Lambright told council the city does have two inquiries from people interested in growing medical pot in Kamloops. Houses that have served as medical-marijuana grows are also targeted in the regulations. Homeowners will now be required to disclose a home’s grow-op past when trying to sell and will be required to perform the same type of remediation as the owners of a property used for an illegal grow. Coun. Donovan Cavers was the only councillor to vote against the regulations. He told KTW he wanted to see medical-marijuana grows allowed on agricultural lands as well. “It’s a plant,” he said. “I don’t think it’s a pharmaceutical product.”

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World Rivers Day ~ Sunday, Sept 29 The City of Kamloops invites residents to come celebrate World Rivers Day on Sunday, September 29th, near the waterpark at Riverside Park. The goal of this event is to increase awareness of water related issues, and to celebrate our two beautiful rivers in our community. World Rivers Day is a free, family event from noon until 5:00 pm. Musical guest Paul Filek will be attending along with an opening ceremony at 1 pm where a tree planting will take place, as well as free face painting and a fire and rescue bouncy house for the kids. Booths will be set up by local agencies and businesses to share information on how they support the environment and promote sustainability within our community. Some of the exhibitors include BC Hydro, BC Wildlife Park, Kamloops Museum and Archives, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, and many more.

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Throughout the day there will be various activities and interactive games for the whole family. Everyone will have opportunities to win water saving gadgets and the chance to “fish” for prizes. There will be a raffle draw for “Try SCUBA”, courtesy of Ocean Pacific Watersports The Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-Up will take place beginning at noon. Ocean Pacifc Watersports divers will be cleaning up the riverbed as well prior to the event. Special thanks to BC Hydro for sponsoring this event. For more information about the event, please contact Jaimi Garbutt, Environmental Educator with the City of Kamloops at 250-828-3377.

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Regular Council Meeting Oct 8, 1:30 pm Public Hearing Oct 8, 7:00 pm Regular Council Meeting Oct 22, 1:30 pm Public Hearing Oct 22, 7:00 pm Regular Council Meeting Nov 5, 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

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Annual Calendar Call for Photos Residents are invited to submit their digital photos for the City’s Annual Calendar. The deadline for submissions is 4:30 pm on October 15, 2013. Please submit only digital photos. To submit your photos please burn them onto a CD and drop it off at: Attention: Business and Client Services City Hall - 7 Victoria Street West Kamloops BC, V2C 1A2 Or email them to: info@kamloops.ca Visit www.kamloops.ca/annualcalendar

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All documents are also at: www.kamloops.ca/environment/landpublicparticipation.shtml Pro D Day Skates Join us for our upcoming Pro D Day Programs: - Fri, Sept 27, 1-3 pm at Brock Arena Public Skate - Fri, Sept 27, 1-3 pm at Memorial Arena - Stick and Puck National Seniors Day Join us for National Seniors Day, where there will be information booths as well as activity demonstrations. Tues, Oct 1, 9 am to 12 pm Tournament Capital Centre

Access to local businesses will be maintained throughout construction. Motorists can expect delays and are advised to plan accordingly. When driving in the area, use caution, note any temporary detours and obey all traffic control persons. For more information call 250-8283461. The City thanks you for your cooperation.

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John Tod community centre gets the nod By Andrea Klassen STAFF REPORTER andrea@kamloopsthisweek.com

It won’t have a fancy new entryway, but the community centre Kamloops city council has decided to build in the former John Tod elementary building will likely have both community groups involved in its design in residence. Council this week voted to build a $1.8-million centre at the closed North Kamloops school to house the Boys and Girls Club of Kamloops and the Kamloops YMCA-YWCA. The plan is something of a compromise. The two community groups had devised a concept for the project that would cost about $3.6 million, while the city had suggested it was willing to support about $1.5 million in renovations, with $500,000 of that money coming from the partner organizations. The other $1 million was already slated to go to renovations at the Boys and Girls Club’s MacArthur Island digs, which will now be demolished. To lower the $3.6-million price

tag, the city is nixing a new lobby and entryway for the community centre that would have cost about $1 million on its own. “That common lobby is a million-dollar problem and, if we spend $1 million on that, we have no money to do anything else,” parks director Byron McCorkell said, noting $1.8 million will be enough to get the building open and running. “It doesn’t necessarily get everything that we have in the conceptual plan, but we believe we had enough to get the Boys and Girls Club in and the Y settled,” he said. To fund the work, the city will borrow $500,000. Half of that will go to the YMCA as a five-year loan. It’s not clear how the Boys and Girls Club will come up with $250,000, though McCorkell suggested fundraising in the community will account for some of it. Also in the mix is $250,000 from the Western Economic Diversification Fund and a $50,000 accessibility grant. Mayor Peter Milobar said the city can still look at doing more

renovations and building a new entryway for the centre in four or five years. “I recognize it’s not maybe the full ultimate build-out, but I think it’s a good opportunity for us to get both groups into the building, get them up and operating well,” he said. Y CEO Colin Reid said council’s commitment is enough to keep at least some Y programs in the space. “It’s maybe not the decision we were looking for but it’s a step in the right direction,” he said. “I think the new entrance gave the whole site new life. It created a community gathering place. It created excitement that turned an old school into something new and provided something exciting for the neighbourhood.” Reid is not sure what programs will make the move to John Tod from the Y’s current home in Northills Shopping Centre, though he said the YMCA’s fitness-based offerings may make the most sense, given the centre’s gym and playing fields.

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FRIEND WHOSE opinions I respect was pretty enraged this week — and rightly so. Her anger came from the kerfuffle that made its way to this week’s meeting of city council, the debate over a banner that flew over Tranquille Road and Victoria Street. The message on the banner is pretty simple: One Life Can Make a Difference — Protect Human Life Week It’s a sentiment with which we can all agree in its global application but, because the banners come from a pro-life organization, that simple definition of human life takes on enormous political meaning. My friend was angry because she’s one of those women who is strong enough in her own attitudes that a large piece of plastic hanging above traffic isn’t going to make much of a difference to her belief system. The issue came forward after a letter from Allysa Gredling who, in her letter to council, raised many valid issues that society needs to look at and consider. She writes about what she calls the war on women being waged by the Republican party in the U.S. — a viewpoint with which I agree — and about those ridiculous backbenchers in our own federal government who continue to try to push women back into the 1920s with their attempt to put restrictions on a woman’s right to an abortion. Unfortunately, the letter to coun-

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LEVEL cil is filled with footnotes, something I want to applaud, but find not only unnecessary, but which implies to me a belief Gredling thinks our councillors have been living in a cave and are unaware of the world in which they live. The simple reality is this — the pro-life movement has as much right to express itself as does the women’s-choice side. Our city administration refers to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms in deciding what banners it can and cannot approve. The second clause in that document, one that sets out the groundwork legally that helps define Canadians, is pretty clear: 2. Everyone has the following fundamental freedoms: (a) freedom of conscience and religion; (b) freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of the press and other media of communication; (c) freedom of peaceful assembly; and (d) freedom of association. In my view, the pro-life movement has as much legal right to its

views, which I believe to be wrong, as I do to hold my beliefs. It is mind-boggling trying to determine what shred of logic lies behind Coun. Nelly Dever’s assertion the banner goes against the rights of women. It does nothing to infringe on my rights or those of my friend; it’s offensive to me, but lots of things I see I find offensive. It may conflict with Dever’s beliefs, but it does not have much more impact than that. I find it more of an issue that Dever chose such an over-the-top nonsensical argument to defend her viewpoint. Women like her, who appear to be intolerant of anything with which they don’t agree, are more offensive to me because they feel a need to impose their own viewpoints on everyone else. I have pro-life friends. We agree to disagree, but they respect my right to hold my viewpoints and I respect theirs. Coun. Pat Wallace perhaps spoke the clearest when she said she wasn’t interested in wasting any more time debating the issue. She gets it. People have the right to their own viewpoints and the right to disagree with other’s viewpoints. The charter protects those rights. When we start demanding people be muzzled, what does that make us? dale@kamloopsthisweek.com kamloopsstreetlevel.tumblr.com

Yes, it would be nice if a revamped John Tod elementary opened soon with a fabulous, $1-million entranceway and lobby leading to a welcoming community centre. But, city council’s decision to approve Plan B, rather than the gold-plated option, deserves a round of applause from taxpayers. It seems these fragile economic times will not end any time soon, so city council’s decision to proceed with a $1.8-million community centre at the former North Kamloops school is one grounded in reality. The $3.6-million option would have included a million bucks for the impressive entranceway and lobby, but the urgent matter now is not bells and whistles, but simply creating a community centre for North Shore residents. No matter how you look at it, $1.8 million is a lot of money — but it will deliver a lot to the forlorn building at which the sounds of bells and kids playing has been replaced by the echoes of a veritable ghost town. When the money is spent and work is done, John Tod will regain its vibrancy and its place as a focal point of the neighbourhood. The Boys and Girls Club of Kamloops and the North Shore Y will move into the building, helping the structure continue its legacy of nurturing young minds and bodies. That this can be done while city council remains mindful of a taxpayer base that is facing constant increases in daily living is admirable.

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NO BULL — HE’S BACK Soon to be in his new corral, the bull is back in Riverside Park. City of Kamloops parks and recreation staff Mike Winkel (left) and June Blake work to install split-rail fencing, bark mulch and landscaping to highlight the bovine statue after his brief escape earlier this year when work on Lansdowne Street impacted his perch in the park. Dave Eagles/KTW

Welcome to Canada’s no-care health system Editor: My 84-year-old mother informed me she received a letter from her doctor, advising her on a surgery date for a knee replacement in a few weeks. She was also told she would be sent home after eight hours to fend for herself. There is no longer post-operative care offered at Royal Inland Hospital — one must go home and make do on their own, regardless of whether they have someone to help them. This is the worst kind of care, essentially no care. How can we even call this a health-care system? It has deteriorated to being ranked around 35th in the world from a previous ranking in the top 10. At one time, Canada was ranked second. Not any more. Third World countries have better systems than ours. Cuba, for instance, is the health-care mecca of the Carribean, where all go to get good care. We are being abused by our system,

which decides to operate and send patients home with their poison (drugs) from Big Pharma, which makes more than a trillion dollars every year. According to sudies, pharmaceutical drugs and mistakes in hospitals are the third-leading cause of death in hospitals in Canada and the United States. Why isn’t something done about this? These are staggering numbers, a lot more worrisome than the so-called threat of terrorism constantly being rammed down our throats. It is becoming a known fact most “terror attacks” are inside jobs with government knowledge, designed to instill fear in the populace in order to control it. Our society is so broken in every way through corruption and lies, perhaps the people have just given up. They can’t really be that complacent, can they? People should be protesting in the streets about the state of our no-care

health system. Why isn’t there a cure for cancer after all the billions raised yearly for research? There is no money in cures. Nobody wants to do anything as long as they get their paycheque and don’t ruffle feathers. Are people really that dumbed-down and duped that no one seems to care about the state our world? No wonder our health care is a complete failure — it is just following suit with the rest of our systems. People should not “run for the cure” because there never will be a a cure. People should “run for the cause” because that is the real issue. We need to do our research. Our future, and our children’s future, depend on it.

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The life of a mine can go on for decades. Local students, however, will have the chance to learn about it from exploration to reclamation in about 90 minutes at the Maintenance Engineering/Mines Operators Conference in Kamloops, which begins this weekend. From Sunday, Sept. 29, to Tuesday, Oct. 1, people from across Canada who work in mining will have a chance to take part in workshops to help them do their jobs better. But, for Royanna Wild, the best part is what she’s working on, bringing the educational show M4S — all things mine, minerals, metals and materials — to an expected 400 area students. Wild, a land and technical-data specialist with KGHM, is passionate about rocks.

A geologist by trade, she remembers her love of them starting in childhood and leading her to get a degree in geology. She sees the five pavilions that will take students through mining as a chance for students to “learn what the industry is all about and, hopefully, come and learn as much as they can.” The political cloud that surrounds her company has nothing to do with the pavilions, Wild said. The conference simply offers a chance to teach kids about exploration, mining and processing, sustainability and safety, education and careers and the products created. Interactive activities are key and the goal, beyond adding to their knowledge, is to show students the role mining plays in their own lives. For example, the exploration pavilion features maps, tools and technology that

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Face of HIV/AIDS has changed By Dale Bass STAFF REPORTER dale@kamloopsthisweek.com

The face of HIV and AIDS has changed through the years — and it’s become younger, with at least half of all new diagnoses in the country involving people between the ages of 15 and 29. The face is no longer that of a gay person, either, said Kira Haug of ASK Wellness Centre — most new cases result from drug use. More importantly, the face is no longer that of someone with a death sentence over their head as treatments have improved to the point people are living their lives, albeit dependent on expensive medicines they must take forever. The stigma, however, remains on what was, when it was first

documented in the 1980s, called the gay plague — a reality Haug’s agency fights daily. Friday, Sept. 27, will be a special day in that fight as the agency hosts its first Walk With Us for HIV-AIDS Awareness at its North Kamloops office, 433 Tranquille Rd., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It’s not an event like the larger walks the agency has held in the past, but more of a gathering of friends and family, with the barbecue heated up, a DJ spinning some tunes and like-minded agencies getting together to share information and answer questions. There will be a bit of a walk from the office up Tranquille Road to the corner, down toward Spirit Square and then back to the ASK location.

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Potential deal with CUPE By Dale Bass STAFF REPORTER dale@kamloopsthisweek.com

A deal appears to be in place. What remains is how the deal will be funded. By Oct. 15, administration at the Kamloops-Thompson school district will have to submit to the provincial government a savings plan that shows how it will pay for wage increases that will likely go into place after a tentative agreement was reached with the union representing support staff. The potential deal was reached last week, one that will see the 27,000 school-board staff represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees receive a retroactive raise of one per cent, effect July 1, 2012, a 2.5 per cent increase on Feb. 1, 2014 and a half per cent increase in May 2014. The contract expires at the end of June 2014. Staff had been working without a contract for more than a year as bargaining progressed. Kamloops-Thompson school district Supt. Terry Sullivan said the delay in finalizing a deal was the provincial government’s requirement any wage increases in the public sector be funded

through comparative gains — in essence, find the money somewhere because there will be no more coming from the government for salaries. Sullivan said a framework being negotiated at the provincial level was not resolved until earlier in the day on Wednesday and, once that was in place, a deal with CUPE Local 3500 was easy to reach. Sullivan said it shouldn’t be a challenge paying for the first increase because the district is in a good financial position, with a surplus that can be dipped into to pay wages. The subsequent pay hikes must be justified through a savings plan, something Sullivan does not foresee as posing significant problems because the district has worked hard in recent years to find ways to save money. For example, it pays less on fuel now than it did in 2004 and 2005, he said. The union represents education assistants, clerical, trades, maintenance and technology staff and bus drivers. Sullivan said he has always maintained throughout bargaining the employees represented by CUPE “are the lowest paid and they are entitled to a wage increase.�

John Hall, president of the Kamloops CUPE local, was not available for comment and no date for a ratification vote has been announced. Sullivan said the next priority is to resolve bargaining with the B.C. Teachers’ Federation, something that has been put on hiatus as the union’s court challenge to government restrictions on its bargaining rights is heard in B.C. Supreme Court. In 2011, the court ruled on an application from the BCTF on a 2002 provincial law change that removed its right to bargain class sizes and composition, among other issues. The court declared the action unconstitutional and directed the government to make changes. The BCTF is back in court arguing the government has ignored the repercussions of the ruling and that Bill 22, which was passed by the province last year to end strike action by teachers and require a mediator negotiate an agreement, is also unconstitutional. The court began hearing the application earlier this month, with more dates scheduled for October. Sullivan said there’s no indication when a ruling will be rendered and bargaining with teachers can begin again.

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The Open Houses are drop-in events. Light refreshments will be served. For those not able to attend an Open House, all documents available at the events will also be posted at www.kamloops.ca/environment/land-publicparticipation.shtml. For more information on the Agriculture Area Plan or to provide feedback in lieu of attending an Open House, please call 250-828-3568 or email mluciani@kamloops.ca.

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“I hadn’t been in school in 20 years, I was working full-time and I got married in July,” Tarrant said. “You have to be disciplined. The deadline comes and you have to make time to get it done.” She did manage to tie the knot in July and became a certified shopping-centre manager on Aug. 30. There were only 21 Canadians enrolled in the ICSC course in 2012, according to Tarrant, and graduating might open up options for her in the future, but she is looking forward to applying what she has learned at Northills. “Now that I have the course, this is definitely the best place to be for right now, to be able to put what I’ve just learned to work,” she said. “For all of us, for myself and my staff, it’s about implementing some structure, new policies, new ideas and it definitely gives us a new outlook.”

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T’S A VERY exciting time for the Kamloops North Shore Business Improvement Association as we celebrate 25 years of community building and business development. The North Shore is about community — it always has been and it always will be. It’s thanks to our board of directors, organizing committees, community members, project sponsors and, in particular, our enthusiastic businesses that we have been so successful. Some of the highlights of the last few months are development of the hugely popular Heritage Room, sponsored by the North Shore Echo; our Meet Your NSBIA Open House; the re-launch of our Facebook page and launch of our new e-newsletter (you can sign up for it online at nsbia. com); and the major re-launch of the organization. We were also active in our ongoing beautification and Communities in Bloom projects. In addition, we published

and it will help us continue to attract business, consumers and development to the North Shore. This is our inaugural North Shore This Week section of Kamloops This Week and we’re excited to partner with the great folks at KTW on this project. We invite you to join us for our quarterly open house on Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at our Wilson House offices (115 Tranquille Rd.). Make sure you sign up for our new e-newsletter and follow our Facebook page to stay in touch about our events and initiatives. We invite you to drop by our Wilson House headquarters to see our art gallery and Heritage Room and get to know our team. We are your voice and your resource to continue growing the North Shore. We are the North Shore — come and see what we are all about! Steve Puhallo is executive director of the North Shore Business Improvement Association

STEVEN PUHALLO North Shore NEWS and distributed our North Shore Business Directory, had a successful Art Walk campaign and topped it off with fun in the sun at McDonald Park for our first annual Overlander Days. It’s been a remarkable Kamloops summer and, during all that, we have been preparing for an active fall and winter. This month, we launch our “We Are The North Shore” multimedia marketing campaign on behalf of North Shore businesses. It’s been an impressive experience working with North Shore community members and business leaders to develop this campaign

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United Way sets $2-million fundraising goal A record-setting crowd of 523 people ambled into the Kamloops Convention Centre on Tuesday, Sept. 24, to attend the 2013 United Way Kickoff Breakfast. The annual event held early in the morning is always a bustling affair as the business community in Kamloops and outlying areas meet to pledge support to the United Way, which helps myriad agencies and programs throughout the Thompson, Nicola and Cariboo regions. Executive director Brenda Aynsley detailed some of the work the United Way has done and continues to do — including in-school mentoring of more than 300 students; helping 174 high-school students take part in Youth Day of Caring; awarding 16 youth-initiative grants; buying five sport wheelchairs for disabled athletes; helping create three

neighbourhood associations; partnering with the Kamloops Homelessness Plan; and arranging eight Kamloops Rent Bank loans. In 2012, the United Way raised $2.2 million, which was $200,000 more than its goal of $2 million. This year, the organization is again aiming to raise $2 million for worthy causes — and it got a massive boost at the breakfast via corporate pledges: • Highland Valley Copper will donate a maximum of $300,000 its program of matching employee donations dollar for dollar. • CN Rail will donate $21,675. • Kelson Group will donate $15,000. • Canadian Tire will donate more than $10,000 ($3,300 plus proceeds from staff members donating one day’s wages). • KGHM Ajax will

donate $10,000. • Royal Bank of Canada will donate $11,000. • CIBC branches in Kamloops, Logan Lake, 100 Mile House and Williams Lake will donate $6,000. • HMZ Law will donate $5,000. • Molycop will donate $5,000. • Scotiabank downtown branch will donate $3,550. • Bank of Montreal will donate $3,500. • TRU Sports Lounge will donate 100 per cent of all proceeds from sales on Sunday, Sept. 29. In addition, a number of companies have pledged to match employee donations at 100 per cent and 50 per cent levels. The kickoff breakfast also recognized last year’s fundraising efforts, with a number of awards handed out: • Largest Regional Employee Campaign:

CEP Local 10B at Domtar ($76,904). • Largest Cariboo Corporate and Employee Campaign: Gibraltar Mines ($100,000-plus). • Quantum Leap Award (largest yearto-year increase in contributions): United Steelworkers at Canfor Vavenby ($5,600 to $20,000). • Largest Regional Campaign Corporate: Highland Valley Copper. • Regional Rookie Award: District of Clearwater ($3,000). • Highest Per Capita Giving Award: Bank of Montreal Columbia Street Branch (41 employees). • Largest Regional Employer Campaign: Highland Valley Copper/ United Steelworker Local 7619 ($335,000plus). • Kamloops Rookie Campaign: Lafarge • Most Fun Special Event: Finning Canada • Greatest Impact

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Terry Sullivan remembers the drills in his Halifax schoolroom. “We would get under our desks while they had the nuclear-war drills,” the superintendent for the KamloopsThompson school board said. “And then, they’d have us leave school with a book on our head, as if that was going to protect us.” It’s a different world, now, he said, and the reality is schools need to constantly review their safety procedures to ensure students are protected from harm. Trustees are now reviewing a report from Michelle Marginet, the district’s manager of health and safety, one that has a series of recommendations to address safety and security in school-

district facilities. Sullivan said many of them are simple things — improving the system that controls keys, controlling access to school buildings and ensuring people are clearly identified through staff or visitor name tags. Key control alone is something that has to be tightened, Sullivan said, noting he had a call last year about a student who had somehow accessed a key “and was planning a party in a gym in one of our schools.” Marginet said schools remain safe, but society has changed. She noted in her hometown there were air-raid sirens that were tested every year “and we didn’t really even know what they were when we were kids.” She said there have never been any serious incidents in district

schools, although there have been people arrested in them. “It’s a preventative and pro-active thing,” she said. There are several recommendations, including changes to

engaged so they can be just shut if a danger occurs. Advantages and disadvantages of various access systems, including installation of a locked, staffed vestibule area that can be equipped with metal detectors, is also part of the report. Other access options presented include swipe cards, convex mirrors or security cameras.

administration controls, procedures and training, making drills consistent in all schools, requiring the use of identification tags, improved signage and training in threat assessment for administration and front-office staff. Other recommendations include ensuring all exterior doors are locked and classroom doors, while they can be open, have locks

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tant. That is true in both television murder mysteries and in discoveries in mental health research. Because we like you to hear news first in Kamloops This Week, here is what others will be talking about in a few weeks: Cocoa is more than a treat — it’s good for your brain and mental health! Do you want to increase blood flow in the brain that leads to more neuron activity? You do if you want a younger brain that is more resistant to Alzheimer’s-like conditions. This month, Women’s Hospital in Boston is saying you should drink cocoa to achieve this. Their new study shows that not only drinking cocoa improves neuron activity but it also causes better cognitive performance. One of the spinoffs of this research is scientists are close to finding the biomarkers that predict dementia — and, once they do that, they can start homing in on better treatments or a cure. Stop those sugary treats and drinks! Higher sugar levels in the blood — even if lower than diabetic range — increase the risk of dementia. The University of Washington in Seattle

CORRECTION A story in the Sept. 24 edition of KTW (‘Tracking the changes in downtown Kamloops’) contained an erroneous name attached to a new business in the downtown core. The business that will occupy the space on Third Avenue vacated by Cuz I’m Magic is Life Ink Tattoo.

reported the connection of blood glucose to dementia earlier in the month in the New England Journal of Medicine. So, not having diabetes is not a reason to continue the sweet treats — an elevated level of glucose can harm your brain over time. Meditation is effective to stop craving cigarettes. According to the National Academy of Sciences, only two weeks of mindfulnessmeditation training reduces cravings for cigarettes, curbing smoking by up to 60 per cent. Another group who simply took relaxation training showed no

reduction in smoking or in craving cigarettes. Researchers in Eugene, Ore., and in Amarillo, Tex., did separate studies and came up with similar results leading researchers to speculate mindfulness meditation may be helpful in treating all kinds of addictions. Bisphenol A (otherwise known as BPA) may cause mental illness. BPA was once common in plastic and tin containers and is now linked with several psychological and behavioural disorders if people were exposed to it early in life. The study pub-

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If you have questions or comments, write to us at kamloops@ cmha.bc.ca or contact us on Twitter @ CMHAKamloops because we always love to hear from you.

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DIANE GAIL BROWN (PHILLIPS) In the early morning hours of Friday, September 20th, 2013, Diane passed away peacefully from natural causes at the Marjorie Snowden Willoughby Hospice Home in Kamloops, BC. Diane was 69 years old. Diane was born on June 12, 1944 in Vernon, BC, to Rita Phillips (Ford) and Jack Phillips. Her father worked in the gas industry, so they moved around a lot while she was growing up, but they eventually settled in Kamloops, BC. There she met Charles Alexander Brown and they were married soon after Diane completed high school. Diane and Charlie stayed in the Kamloops area, finally making their home up at Little Heffley Lake in 1972. They had two children, Dana Andrew Brown and Deborah Leigh Watson. Diane eventually moved to Calgary, AB, to be closer to her grandchildren and to access better medical care. Although Diane and Charlie no longer lived together at that point, they remained close and cared deeply for each other. Diane lived with her daughter, Deb, and her granddaughters, Courtenay and Victoria, and the family moved about until settling again in Kamloops. Diane was able to renew old friendships and make new ones. Although her health was poor for many years, she always seemed to be able to find the energy to care for those around her. She always put her family’s needs first, and that carried on even when her children were grown. In her later years, Diane lived at Bedford Manor, which she made her home. She took care of people there, just like she had always done for her family. Diane was part of the family at St. George’s Church in Kamloops, and she continued to attend services provided by the church at Bedford Manor. Diane loved doing crafts and made many beautiful pieces. Family members, friends, and foster pets enjoy the afghans she made over the years. Eventually, her vision prevented her from being able to do the fine work she loved, such as sewing and needlework. Diane was a great cook, and even though she didn’t do much cooking for herself in the past few years, her family would always go to her for favourite recipes and cooking tips. Diane loved animals, and she had a very hard time giving up her little dog, Sheela, when she moved to Bedford. Fortunately, a family friend knew of a good adoptive home, and Sheela’s new family brought her to visit Diane from time to time so that they could remain close. Diane will be greatly missed by her family, her friends, and the staff at Bedford Manor. Throughout this challenging time, many people commented over and over that Diane was lucky to have the family and support she had. The fact that they were able to be there for her and each other was only possible because Diane had taught them how to be a family and how to support one another. She has left a lasting legacy of caring and love for her family and friends. Diane is survived by her brother, Donald Phillips of Campbell River, BC; her brother, Darrel Phillips (Helen) of Merritt, BC; her sister, Deena Holden (Bill) of Comox, BC; her son, Dana Brown (Marjory) of Calgary, AB; her daughter, Deb (Chris) of Kamloops, BC; and her grandchildren, Stefan Brown of Kingston, ON, Tyler Brown of Calgary, AB, Courtenay Watson of Kamloops, BC, and Victoria Watson (Carlin) of Kamloops, BC. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, September 26th, at 11 am at St. George’s Church, 308 Royal Avenue, Kamloops, BC. The Celebration will be followed by a tea. Arrangements have been entrusted to Kamloops Funeral Home. Flowers are welcome and can be sent to St. George’s Church. Donations in Diane’s memory can be made to the BC Civil Liberties Association at http://bccla.org/take-action/ donate/. The family would like to thank the staff at Bedford Manor, who made her time there so wonderful; the staff at the Kamloops Hospice, who made her last days as easy as possible for both Diane and her loved ones; and all of the friends and family who were there for Diane and her family throughout the weeks preceding her death.

CHRIS ROBERTSON September 13, 1955 - September 18, 2013 It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Chris Robertson on Sept 18, 2013. Chris left this world peacefully, leaving a long but courageous battle with cancer behind him. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 34 years Jacquie, his children Deborah, Devon and Shaun (Chantal) and his grandchildren Eric and Gracie whom he cherished. Chris leaves behind his mother Evelyn, his brothers, Dana (Georgina), Garry (Esther) and Jeff (Carrie Anne) and many nieces and nephews. Chris was predeceased by his father Les in 1996 Chris was born and raised in Kamloops and made friends with many people throughout his life. Chris’s work career included the City of Kamloops, C.N.R, Operating Engineers, Clark Freightways, Darlen Transport, Owner Operator of 3R Delivery, and Northern Trailer. Our Family would like to thank the Kamloops Hospice for their excellent care and compassion. We also would like to thank Dr. Dong for his care and understanding through this difficult time. Celebration of Life will be held on Oct 5, 2013 at the McArthur Island Sports Lounge 1:00pm to 3:30pm Donations in Chris’s memory can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Kamloops Hospice. FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS

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ISABELLA (FLO) SCHEIRER May 1, 1934 - September 15, 2013 Flo passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side. She is survived by daughters Gail (Derek), Leila, Rita (Annette), grandchildren Lindsay and Brock, canine grandbabies Jasper, Pebbles, Cleo, sisters Jeannie (Ray) and Edith (Jed), and former son-in-laws Brian English and Larry Richet. She was predeceased by her husband Paul of 44 years, sisters Lily and Ellie, and brothers Jack and Willie. Flo was born in Northern Ireland. The family moved to Steveston, B.C. in 1948. In 1954, she married Paul and over the years they lived in Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond, Vernon, and Agassiz. While in Richmond she worked at B.C. Packers, Twin Hollies Farm, the cannery and WCB. They moved to Kamloops in 1993 and soon after operated Falcon Corner Store. Flo enjoyed family gatherings, bowling, bingo, square dancing and gardening. A Celebration of Flo’s life will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Schoening Funeral Chapel, 513 Seymour Street. In lieu of Áowers donations in honour of Flo’s life may be made to the SPCA.

One Final Gift Scatter me not to restless winds, Nor toss my ashes to the sea. Remember now those years gone by When loving gifts I gave to thee. Remember now the happy times The family ties we shared. Don’t leave my resting place unmarked As though you never cared. Deny me not one final gift For all who come to see A single lasting proof that says I loved... and you loved me.

Author Unknown

Her Journey’s Just Begun Don’t think of her as gone away, Her journey’s just begun. Life holds so many facets, This earth is only one. Just think of her as resting, From the sorrows and the tears, In a place of warmth and comfort, Where there are no days and years. Think how she must be wishing, That we could know today, How nothing but our sadness, Can really pass away. And think of her as living, In the hearts of those she touched, For nothing loved is ever lost; And she was loved so much. E. Brenneman


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LOCAL NEWS

Kamloops Food Policy Council opens the GAP The Kamloops Food Policy Council has officially launched its Gleaning Abundance Program (GAP) — a program aimed at making the most of food in Kamloops. GAP has begun recruiting volunteers at local farmers’ markets and through social media, and hopes to have 200 volunteers and 200 households enlisted by October. The program will bring insured volunteer pickers to gleaning sights free of charge. GAP pickers will then split the harvest — one third for themselves, one third for food agencies and one third for enlisted homeowners. If the pickers or owners choose not to keep their portion of the harvest, it will then go to food-security agencies. The goal of GAP is to ensure good, healthy food does not go to waste and instead becomes a powerful resource in the community.

LOCAL NEWS GAP recently received a three-year grant from Interior Health’s Community Food Action Initiative to co-ordinate IHAwide food security, food gleaning and foor recovery, beginning in Kamloops. Next year, the program is slated to expand to cover more IHA communities. During the threeyear grant period, GAP hopes to collaborate with other food-security groups in Kamloops as well as local First Nations to create social enterprise projects. These projects will create training and jobs through the production of gleaned-food by-products and meal services for people in need.

Rivers Day is coming The area near the Riverside Park water-

In Loving Memory DORIS RUBEL September 29, 2011

park will be busy on Sunday, Sept. 29, as the City of Kamloops celebrates the fifth-annual Kamloops World Rivers Day. The event is free and

will run from noon until 5 p.m., featuring music by Paul Filek as well as guest speakers, facepainting and a bouncy castle for kids. Throughout the day,

there will be a number of activities and games. Everyone will have the opportunity to win water-saving gadgets and the chance to fish for prizes.

There will also be a grand prize draw for two scuba passes from Ocean Pacific Watersports for those who complete the event passport.

NOTICE OF TAX SALE Pursuant to Section 403 of the Local Government Act, the following properties will be offered for sale by public auction to be held at the Council Chambers, Sun Peaks Municipal Office, 106-3270 Village Way, Sun Peaks, BC on Monday, September 30, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. unless the delinquent taxes plus interest are sooner paid.

Legal description Lot 81, Plan # KAS 1861 District Lot 6330 Land District 25

Property address

PID

Upset Price

402 - 3160 CREEKSIDE WAY

023-671-858

1,152.45

Any person upon being declared the successful bidder must immediately pay by cash, bank draft or certified cheque a minimum of not less than the upset price. Failure to pay this amount will result in the property being offered for sale again. Any balance must be paid by cash, bank draft or certified cheque by 3:00 p.m. the same day. Failure to pay the balance will result in the property being offered for sale again at 10:00 a.m. on the following day. Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality makes no representation express or implied as to the condition or quality of the properties being for sale. Prospective purchasers are urged to make all necessary inquires to municipal and other government departments, and in the case of strata lots, to the strata corporation to determine the existence of any bylaws, restrictions, charges or other conditions which may affect the value or suitability of the property. The purchase of a tax sale property is subject to tax under the Property Transfer Tax Act on the fair market value of the property. The Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality has the authority to and may bid on any properties up for tax sale. Nicky Braithwaite Finance Officer

In Loving Memory of DARCY ANTHONY ROBINSON

The Ship KYLE PRICE May 17, 1985 – September 28, 2001

May 3, 1981 ~ September 27, 2007

T hose we love Don’t go away T hey walk beside us, Every day Unseen, unheard, But always near Still loved, still missed And very dear.

We think of you everyday, Mom Love Kerry, Sue, Dan & Families

For more information about the event, contact Jaimi Garbutt, the City of Kamloops’ environmental educator, at 250-828-3377 or jgarbutt@kamloops.ca.

Goodbyes are not forever Goodbyes are not the end They simply mean I’ll miss you Until we meet again. Love you always and forever Your family

The past is a great place to visit, but you can’t live there. You go back only to celebrate or learn. Love Mom, Dad & Chad

I am standing upon the seashore. A ship at my side spreads her white sails to the morning breeze and starts for the blue ocean. She is on object of beauty & strength & I stand & watch her, until at length, she is only a speck of white cloud just wheret he seas & sky meet and mingle with each other. Then someone at my side exclaims, “There, she’s gone!” Gone where? Gone from my sight, that is all. She is just as large as she was when she left my side & just as able to bear her load of living freight to the place of her destination. Her diminished size is in me, not her. And just at the moment when someone at my side says she is gone, there are other eyes watching for her coming and other voices ready to take up the glad shout “There she comes!”. Author Unknown


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ANNUAL TAX SALE OF LAND

The Local Government Act (RSBC 1996) PART 11, DIVISION 8, SECTION 403 On the 30th DAY of SEPTEMBER 2013, at the Council of Chambers of the City of Kamloops, at the hour of TEN (10) O'CLOCK IN THE FORENOON, the following parcels of REAL PROPERTY SHALL BE OFFERED FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION unless the delinquent taxes with interest are sooner paid.

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LEGAL DESCRIPTION

PID

02-00633-000 03-01320-000 03-01862-000 04-00186-730 04-03230-000 04-03984-000 05-00519-270 05-16400-760 06-00440-452 06-15050-003 06-15050-004 10-07443-000 11-06296-000 12-06940-000 12-07043-000 12-07291-000 12-07631-000 12-07807-000 12-07870-000 12-08869-000 13-01149-085 13-09093-000 20-00281-000 20-00640-000 20-02497-000 20-03373-000 20-03435-100 21-01380-000 21-01400-052 21-01760-006 21-02091-140 21-09180-000 30-00925-000 40-00296-510 40-00361-009 52-02147-766 54-01049-070 54-01055-430 54-01120-210 54-01136-090 54-01138-330 54-01140-020 54-01143-650 56-10597-080 56-40201-400 59-11267-300

136 COLUMBIA ST 696 ST PAUL ST 409 8TH AVE 301 555 DALGLEISH DR 55 LOMA BELLA 134 THOR DR 940 GLENSHEE PL 343 HOLLYBURN DR 1560 VERSATILE DR 103 795 MCGILL RD 104 795 MCGILL RD 309 TRANQUILLE RD 1151 KEMANO ST 417 LINDEN AVE 304 MCGOWAN AVE 400 CAMPBELL AVE 682 CARSON CRES 121 WILLOW ST 220 POPLAR ST 1266 BARRIE DR 1862 GRASSLANDS BLVD 1544 WEDGEWOOD CRES 570 HUXLEY PL 787 DOWNIE ST 8 1173 PONLEN ST 930 STARDUST ST 1634 SPARTAN PL 2443 ROSEWOOD AVE 1090 MORAY ST 2194 INVERMERE PL 2381 FLEETWOOD AVE 3520 ORD RD 1865 RUSSET WYND 2277 BALFOUR CRT 2548 BENTALL DR 3 175 KOKANEE WAY 604 HARRINGTON RD 735 SICAMORE DR 849 MAYNE RD 845 AGASSIZ RD 761 HUNTINGTON DR 2433 RHONMORE CRES 2598 TUPELA DR 1599 PRATT RD 2330 ERIN VALLEY CRES 4270 SPURRAWAY RD

PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL PL

012-409-235 012-703-966 012-110-841 002-415-364 026-244-951 006-410-863 005-753-031 004-764-609 027-135-411 028-136-144 028-136-152 008-000-964 008-078-548 010-232-443 010-739-581 002-461-455 009-569-791 002-070-545 011-869-925 009-176-543 026-357-003 003-830-748 007-106-530 007-752-385 001-860-330 008-875-685 005-244-846 009-860-622 027-409-431 026-996-162 011-760-419 007-980-132 008-860-840 003-090-922 025-955-705 026-791-901 018-241-701 007-722-907 009-755-420 005-502-322 007-919-247 008-382-638 003-423-549 002-926-628 005-126-037 001-488-571

386 LT 14 BLK 8 DL 232 193 LT 13 BLK 54 DL 232 725 LT 1 DL 234 KAS348 LT 23 SEC 6 TWP 20 RGE 17 MER 6 KAP77782 LT A SEC 6 TWP 20 RGE 17 MER 6 23480 LT 12 SEC 6 TWP 20 RGE 17 MER 6 24764 LT 69 27497 LT 176 DL 454 KAP84376 LT 1 SEC 35 TWP 19 RGE 18 MER 6 KAS3761 LT 3 SEC 1 TWP 20 RGE 18 MER 6 KAS3761 LT 4 SEC 1 TWP 20 RGE 18 MER 6 19583 LT 1 DL D 19306 LT 21 DL 257 6055 LT 2 DL D 3687 LT 15 BLK 2 DL 255 990 LT 10 BLK 2 DL D 10484 LT 6 DL D 4256 LT 1 DL 255 971 LT 54 DL 255 13707 LT E DL 254 KAP78574 LT 31 SEC 24 TWP 20 RGE 18 MER 6 16614 LT 14 DL 257 22101 LT A SEC 9 TWP 108 20704 LT 1 DL 252 KAS21 LT 8 DL 253 15195 LT I SEC 9 TWP 108 26055 LT 12 SEC 9 TWP 108 8319 LT 21 SEC 22 TWP 20 RGE 18 KAP86067 LT 26 DL 251 KAP83284 LT 2 DL 252 39986 LT 7 DL 252 19739 LT 1 DL A 15255 LT 8 DL 235 31364 LT 6 SEC 30 TWP 19 RGE 17 MER 6 KAP75648 LT 9 SEC 25 TWP 19 RGE 18 MER 6 KAS3071 LT 3 DL 269 KAP49664 LT 11 SEC 8 TWP 21 RGE 17 MER 6 20864 LT 43 SEC 7 TWP 21 RGE 17 MER 6 8964 LT 21 SEC 6 TWP 21 RGE 17 MER 6 17534 LT 1 SEC 6 TWP 21 RGE 17 MER 6 20120 LT 17 SEC 31 TWP 20 RGE 17 MER 6 17621 LT 3 SEC 31 TWP 20 RGE 17 MER 6 20974 LT 73 SEC 31 TWP 20 RGE 17 MER 6 34745 LT A SEC 29 TWP 19 RGE 16 MER 6 26507 LT 15 SEC 21 TWP 19 RGE 16 MER 6 32449 LT 9 SEC 20 TWP 21 RGE 17 MER 6

PLEASE NOTE: The City may bid on all or any of the properties listed for sale at up to 75% of the current assessed value as authorized by City Council. BASIC INFORMATION - ANNUAL PROPERTY TAX SALE

1. The Tax Sale will be held on September 30th, 2013 at 10:00 am in City Council Chambers at 7 Victoria Street West. 2. The lowest amount for which parcels may be sold is the "Upset Price". The Upset Price includes: (a) delinquent and arrears taxes plus interest to date of sale; (b) current years taxes plus penalty (c) the sum of 5% of the foregoing amounts; and (d) $97.20 for the Land Title Office fees. 3. The highest bidder at or above the upset price shall be declared the purchaser. If no bids are received, the City will be declared the purchaser. 4. The purchaser has no legal rights to the property until one year has expired from the date of the Sale. 5. The owner has one year in which to redeem the property; paying back the upset price plus interest accrued to the date of redemption. 6. At redemption, the purchaser is paid back their bid plus interest accrued from the date of the Tax Sale to the date of redemption. PURCHASERS MUST PAY BY CERTIFIED CHEQUE, DRAFT, INTERAC OR CASH (1 hour will be given to secure funds) 7. Title to property not redeemed within one year from the date of the tax sale will be transferred to the purchaser on receipt of Land Title Act fee. 8. The purchaser will be responsible to pay the Property Purchase Tax on the fair market value of the property at the time of the transfer of the title. 9. The Property Purchase Tax Act rates are 1% on the first $200,000 of fair market value and 2% on the balance. 10. The City of Kamloops makes no representation express or implied as to the condition or quality of the properties being offered for sale. Prospective purchasers are urged to inspect the properties and make all necessary inquiries to municipal and other government departments, and in the case of strata lots to the strata corporation, to determine the existence of any bylaws, restrictions, charges or other conditions which may affect the value or suitability of the property. Revenue and Taxation Manager

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THIS WEEK

SPORTS

Sports: Marty Hastings sports@kamloopsthisweek.com Ph: 250-374-7467 Ext: 235 Twitter: @MarTheReporter, @KTWonBlazers

HOME-PLATE SHOWDOWN So much for a friendly alumni game. This play at the plate left both catcher and baserunner in a cloud of dust during a TRU WolfPack baseball alumni game at Norbrock Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 21. The runner was safe. For the latest WolfPack news, including the skinny on a historic victory for the TRU hockey squad, turn to page A30. Allen Douglas/KTW

Storm take centre stage, with Blazers in PG By Marty Hastings STAFF REPORTER sports@kamloopsthisweek.com

T

HE KAMLOOPS STORM are the hottest hockey team in the Tournament Capital and they play a pair of home games this weekend. “We’ve played really well,” said Barry Dewar, owner and general manager of the River City’s Kootenay

International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) franchise. “I think we’re going to have a really strong team and I think the way Eddie [Patterson] coaches, it will be a big plus for us to have that maturity behind the bench. He’s just one of those guys who brings the best out in kids.” At 5-0, the Storm lead the KIJHL heading into games against the North Okanagan

On The Go?

Knights on Friday, Sept. 27, and the Golden Rockets on Saturday, Sept. 28. Game time both nights is 7 p.m. at McArthur Island Sport and Event Centre. Patterson, the club’s head coach, said before the season his team will likely be led by a strong crop of forwards. He’s been right so far. Twelve of Kamloops’ forwards have reached the

scoresheet after five games. Bobby Kashuba and Luke Gordon have led the way with nine points apiece. Brock Balson is right behind them with eight points and Josh Rasmussen has seven. Kashuba leads the team with five goals. Injuries to two key defencemen — Stefan Wood and Jason Anderson — have left Kamloops thin on the

blue line, forcing forwards into action on the back end. Kyle Michalovsky and Ben Giesbrecht have emerged as the Storm’s best options between the pipes. Giesbrecht is 3-0, with a 1.78 goals against average and a .938 save percentage. Michalovsky — 2-0, with a 3.55 GAA and .913 save percentage — would likely have stolen time away

from Giesbrecht, but he missed several games after being called up by the junior A Salmon Arm Silverbacks. Dewar credits Patterson for much of the team’s early success, saying “he has the ability to motivate players and he’s got such a good rapport with the kids.” With the Western Hockey League’s Kamloops Blazers out of town this weekend,

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hockey fans have a chance to check out junior B action at McArthur. If the Storm win either of the home games and score five goals in doing so, fans receive free Domino’s Pizza. “Hopefully we can give away some pizza on both nights,” Dewar said. “It would be nice to get two big wins here.”

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SPORTS Tourism and the Proposed AJAX Mine: Undermining the true vision for Kamloops? SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 29 2:00 PM

Alumni (“CLOCKTOWER”) THEATRE Thompson Rivers University Kamloops

Hundreds of brave human beings will put their bodies on the line in the Spartan Races, which will be held at Sun Peaks Resort on Saturday, Sept. 28, and Sunday, Sept. 29. Spartan Races photo

Spartan racers march on Sun Peaks Sun Peaks Resort is expecting about 4,000 people to head up the mountain for the Spartan Races, billed as some of the world’s premier obstacle challenges. The 21-kilometre Spartan Beast Race will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28, and is expected to draw athletes from across Canada and the U.S. Pacific Northwest. Competitors will dodge spears, leap through fire, jump over water, climb ropes and maneuver around barbed wire. The five-kilometre Spartan Sprint Race will be held on Sunday, Sept. 29.

Racers start heats every half hour from 8 a.m. to noon both days, with the most competitive groups running in the earlier heats. There will be a Spartan Kids Race on Sunday for children ages five to 10. That gets underway at noon. It costs $10 per child to enter and all proceeds go to charity. Spartan Races recently partnered with NBC Sports Group to chronicle the stories of some of the people who compete in the events. NBC will air a 90-minute TV special featuring the Spartan World Championships, which were held on Sept. 21 and Sept. 22 in Vermont.

SPONSORED BY: Thompson Rivers University Faculty Association (TRUFA) Human Rights Committee

Dr. Rob Hood Tourism Management, Thompson Rivers University

Expert in rural tourism and community development, outdoor recreation & tourism management, survey research

Dr. John Hull Tourism Management, Thompson Rivers University

Expert in strategic planning & management as well as community-based tourism development

EVERYONE WELCOME! ADMISSION IS FREE! The City of Kamloops has invested heavily in both recreation and sport infrastructure, in the name of the City’s Tournament Capital Program. The vision for the Tournament Capital Centre (TCC) alone, was to attract high level athletes to Kamloops and host sporting events, in an effort to capitalize on the burgeoning growth of sport tourism; provincially, nationally and internationally. The vision is clearly being realized, as Kamloops has hosted elite events such as the World Masters Indoor Games, repeated training camps for the BC Lions, the Canadian Road Cycling Championships, and numerous other sporting events that have contributed to the City’s estimated $11 million dollars in sport tourism revenue, in recent years. The vision and outcome further contribute to Kamloops’ identity as a place that attracts and supports people seeking an active and healthy lifestyle. Again, the City is further poised to benefit from population trends that show, that people seek such places to live based on lifestyle preferences afforded by economic, social and environmental quality. In essence, Kamloops is a small city that continues to position itself as an ideal place to live, to maintain a high quality of life. The question of the day, is whether the proposed AJAX mine is compatible or in conflict with a vision, established years ago for what Kamloops may become; will the proposed mine ‘undermine’ what many Kamloops residents view, as an ideal place to live? The purpose of the presentation is to add to the current debate about Kamloops’ future.

HUGE TERRAIN + EPIC SNOW FALL BUY PASS SALE ENDS SEPTEMBER 30

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WolfPack hockey team starts season with a bang The TRU WolfPack hockey team made history on the weekend, becoming the first B.C.-based club to win the SAIT Icebreaker in Calgary. “I am really optimistic about what sort of team we are going to have,� said Don Schulz, the WolfPack’s head coach. “The trials and tribulations of my first two years here seem so far away when I look at the prospects that we have on this team and how we played this weekend. We beat and tied two of the best collegiate teams in the country. It’s great for the guys.� TRU downed the

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hometown Southern Alberta Institute of Technology Trojans 4-1 in the championship game of the 25-year-old tournament. Josh MacDonald scored twice for the WolfPack, with Brodie Gibbon and Silvan Harper adding singles. Stephen Wolff faced 51 shots in the WolfPack net. TRU opens the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League season with a pair of tilts against the Vikes in Victoria — the

first on Friday, Sept. 27, and the second on Saturday, Sept. 28. The WolfPack’s home opener will be played at Memorial Arena on Oct. 4, when Trinity Western University of Langley is in town. Game time is 8:30 p.m.

The soccer story For the first time this season, the TRU WolfPack women’s soccer team did not achieve maximum points in a weekend of Pacific Western Athletic Association play. The girls tied 1-1 with the Langara College Falcons in Richmond on Sunday, Sept. 22, a day after blanking the Quest

University Kermodes 1-0 in Squamish. With five wins, one tie and no losses, the Pack sit atop the PacWest standings, four points clear of Quest. On the men’s side, TRU lost 3-0 to hometown Langara on Sunday. The WolfPack cruised to a 3-0 win over Quest in Squamish on Saturday. The Pack men are tied with UBC atop the PacWest standings with four wins, one draw and one loss. Both of the Kamloops-based teams are on the road this weekend, playing Capilano in North Vancouver on Saturday,

Sept. 28, and Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo on Sunday, Sept. 29.

Running with Wolves The TRU WolfPack cross-country squad is attending a meet this weekend in Kelowna hosted by the UBC Okanagan Heat. Runners will be tuning up for the Pacific Western Athletic Association championships, held in Abbotsford on Oct. 26. The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association championships are slated for Nov. 9 in Toronto. TRU’s Connor McKay and Ryan

Pidhirniak placed second and third overall, respectively, in a 10-kilometre Dirty Feet trail-running race at Kenna Cartwright Park on Sunday, Sept. 22. In the women’s 10-kilometre race, WolfPack assistant coach Amelia Vos was first overall in her age group and Sharon Munk, another TRU assistant coach, was sixth overall and first in her age group. The men’s five kilometre race was won by TRU’s Conlan Sprickerhoff. Teammate Isreal Mesfin was second overall and first in his age group. Tanner Gainer, a for-

mer WolfPack baseball player now running cross country, was third overall. Faryn Brown was fourth overall and first in her age group in the women’s five kilometre. She finished just ahead of teammates Alesha Fisher and Christa Miller.

The Pack is back Canada West volleyball returns to Kamloops tonight (Sept. 26). The TRU WolfPack men’s volleyball team is hosting an exhibition match against the UBC Okanagan Heat of Kelowna at the Tournament Capital Centre.

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Josephine Bruno remembers the first Pink Ribbon Ball. “I thought we’d have a chicken and pasta dinner at Colombo Hall, raise a bit of money, send it off and that would be it,” she said. That was in 1996 and, this weekend, Bruno and her nephew, Anthony Salituro, will host the 16th — and final — gala ball that raises money for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. By last year, the pair had sent more than $600,000 to the foundation and, this year, with a larger venue and the reality there will be no more, they are confident they’ll be sending a lot of money again. It all started, as most fundraisers do, by a life-altering reality when Bruno was diagnosed with breast cancer. “He [Salituro] saw what I was going through and he wanted to do something,” she said. “He said he wanted to help women look good, feel good, women with cancer who could get dressed up and go out and feel beautiful and raise money for

Viva Bridal owner Anthony Salituro (left) and his aunt Josephine Bruno are anticipating the upcoming Pink Ribbon Ball to be held in the Interior Savings Centre for the first time. Dave Eagles/KTW

a good cause.” The event has moved farther west on Lorne Street for its final incarnation, with a sold-out crowd of 600 paying $175 each for a night of food, drinks, entertainment, auction-bidding and fun at Interior Savings Centre on Saturday, Sept. 28. Those familiar with other events Salituro has organized have been asking him what the decorations will be like this time, but the owner of two downtown businesses isn’t about to give up any hints. “We’ve never really had a pink-ribbon theme at the Pink Ribbon Ball,” he told KTW. “So, this year, the Pink Ribbon Ball will be pink and grand. “We’re doing everything

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The concert will feature 10 new songs — including Still, a torch ballad “that is heart-breaking,� she said — as well as some of the band’s older songs and some covers. Etta James will be on the cover list and it’s a sure bet her signature song, At Last, will be performed. Both Weeks and Mike Hilliard have made music their day jobs and, free from not having to meet other nine-to-five requirements, the inspiration has been flowing, Weeks said. “Mike’s been writing and writing. And we work well together, too,� she said. “He can just sit down and write a song, but I’m picky with lyrics and agonize over each word.� Coming off a summer she said was fantastic, with plenty of travelling and gigs, Weeks said the concert is a way of also reminding Kamloopsians of the talent of the musicians playing behind her. “I wanted the world to know how awesome the players really are,� she said. “Ed’s drumming is spectacular. Terry has incredible feel. Bill always plays exactly what is needed for the song to shimmer and Mike, what can I say? “He is the most under-rated yet insanely talented guitar player in Canada. “Everything he plays is a masterpiece. “I am so, so blessed to have these guys to work with. “They blow my mind every gig.� Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door but, with 80 per cent sold already, Weeks doubts there will be any left to sell on Oct. 11. They can be bought at the Plaza Hotel, 405 Victoria St., or online at sabrinaweeks.com.

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ISC showing off its new big screen with two flicks It’s movie night at Interior Savings Centre this weekend — and it’s free. The City of Kamloops is showing off its brand-new HD scoreboard with a pair of flicks at ISC on Sunday, Sept. 29. The doors are slated to open at 2 p.m., with the first showing, Epic, at 3 p.m. Intermission will be from 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., when the second feature, The Hobbit: An

Unexpected Journey, will begin. Concessions will be open, serving refreshments, and each attendee will receive a free voucher to a Kamloops Blazers home game this season.

Earn your WCT tickets The Smorgasbord Deli has come up with a unique way to support Western Canada Theatre. From now until Oct. 20, Sundays excluded, anyone who

visits the deli between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. will have a chance to win a pair of WCT tickets. What will it take? A performance — specifically, a poem, song or skit. The Smorgasbord Deli is located at 715 Victoria St. WCT’s 2013-2014 season kicked off on Sept. 12 with Dreary and Izzy. The next show, Boeing Boeing, begins on Oct. 10.

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He estimated his time alone, when added up, would probably equal “two solid months” working on the ball. Because it has always had a waitlist — and he knew how he wanted the last one to look — the event was moved to the larger venue, but the Colombo connection continues as its staff will be preparing and serving the meal. Salituro praised the city for stepping in and doing everything it could to help facilitate the move, identifying arts, culture and heritage manager Barb Berger as key to helping him with the change in venue. “It was a blessing to meet her,” he said. “She made it possible.” Every other year, “I’ve been running around checking on everything,”

he said, but, this year, “I’m going to be present in the event. I’m going to greet people and thank people for their support.” And, after the champagne reception, the six-course meal, the silentauction bidding announcements, the dancing, other fundraising moments throughout — and, likely, some speeches since the CEO of the cancer foundation, along with other staffers, will be in attendance — the last Pink Ribbon Ball will wrap up. But, it likely won’t be the last of the fundraising for breast cancer, Salituro said. “It takes a toll, doing this, so I’m taking a break. “But, I know that, boom, something will come up in my head again. “And we’ll have to do it.”

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mix without additional light, whisking egg and buttermilk (whose best before date is better off unknown), together with vegetable oil and vanilla. Dipping into the kitchen’s canister of bench flour, I have just enough without having to drag the bin from our pantry — an awkward corner closet that was originally meant to hold a broom. Into the batter, I fold the pears. I divide the batter between a new set of square muffin moulds fitted with paper liners. I lick the spatula and set the pan into the preheated oven. In the meanwhile, I don’t do the dishes. I don’t wipe or tidy away things that bother me in the day. And, so, when I pull a stool up to the kitchen island, I lay

my head on my folded arms — which are dusted with flour and lightly spackled with egg and batter — and fall asleep. I nearly let the muffins overbake. But, when I wake to a second oven timer, they’re perfectly done and, in minutes, I have them slipped out of the pan and cooling on a rack “Happy Breakfast from the Muffin Elf,” I write on a blank recipe card, knowing the muffins will be the source of a little confusion. Later that morning, when I come back downstairs, a few missing muffins are replaced by a note. “Washed the dishes and enjoyed the muffins. “Don’t tell my wife, but your muffins are better than hers.” onepotato2potato@shaw.ca

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N AN AGE OF fast moral decline, we need to take a hard look at moral issues of our day and ask, “Where do we stand and what should we be doing?” More so, the question could be popped up as: “Exactly what does the Bible say on the issue?” The Pro-Life Society of Kamloops banner that has been displayed on a street for a few days a years in support of right to life bore a heart-searching message again this month. If we were to simplify the question of what has happened to morality in our culture, from a human perspective we could say there are two major factors that have contributed to moral decline in Western culture: 1)Secular humanism. 2) The evolutionary theory.

NARAYAN MITRA You Gotta Have FAITH Man, at his best, is a fallen creature, captive to moral depravity and sin. But, from a human perspective, the above two factors have affected us more than we may ever know. The right-to-life subject is not merely an abortion issue. It is the issue affecting everything in our culture. Our nation’s moral decline is definitely related to our culture’s viewpoint about life. Speaking of Darwin’s theory of evolution, a leading

humanist magazine stated a few years ago: “Darwin’s discovery of the principle of evolution sounded the death knell of religious and moral values. “It removed the ground from under the feet of traditional and moral religion.” To address the issue of right-to-life biblically, we need to look at three things: We must understand God created human life (Gen.2:7; Job 31:15; 33:4). Human life in the Bible is not defined by functions of human body. The body without the spirit is dead (James 2:26). The principle of human life that makes it sacred is totally and radically different from all animal and plant life. Christians have respect for all kinds of life.

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But, there is only one life we hold as sacred, namely human life, created in the image of God and after His likeness. We must understand God’s control over human life (Job 34:1415). The secular humanists and all who oppose the sanctity of human life violently oppose the idea that God is sovereign over human life. Every believer who truly understands the issue of right-to-life argues it from the standpoint of God’s sovereignty over human life. God, not man, is in control of life and death. The Christian believes the human life is totally under the control of God. It is not our part to “play God” and take life or hasten death. We must understand God’s concern for human life (Job 10:8-

12; Matthew 6:25-26). The fact God is concerned about human life should make us concerned about rightto-life. Man is of more value to Him than animals or things (we might add that babies in wombs are more valuable than whales trapped in ice). We must, therefore, face the moral issue of murder. The rampant rise in murder alone is enough to prove our society’s abandonment of sanctity of life has come full circle. Murder has always been wrong — it is God’s holy and righteous standard, yet we continue to refuse to do what God has said. We must face the moral issue of abortion (Exodus 21:22,23). The abortion issue is not simply an issue of killing babies in the womb, as horrible and detestable as that is.

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The issue does not stop there. The medical atrocities of Nazi Germany only a generation ago began with the same realization and self-justification, even the same terminologies we hear today regarding issues of abortion and euthanasia. We also must face the moral issue of euthanasia, which carries the misnomer of “mercy killing.” Physical suffering or handicap is never a reason for taking a person’s life (Exodus 4:11; Job 2:4-10; 27:16; 42:12). Abortion was all the foundation that euthanasia advocates needed. Today, we might well be fighting for our lives and lives of everyone who some day might be arbitrarily designated as “unworthy” of living and thus put to death by the state. We must face the

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unspeakable moral issue of abuse, including parental abuse and spousal abuse. We not only kill those we don’t want in our society — we beat up the ones who live. The Bible is clear that any kind of abuse is a violation of sanctity of human life. It emphatically declares life begins at the very moment of conception. This has always been the historic Christian position and it is being compromised only by way of cultural pressure that is being exerted today. To believe otherwise is to champion a lost cause — medically as well as theologically.

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Production Manager Kamloops This Week has a full time position available for a production manager. Kamloops This Week is an award winning community newspaper that publishes twice per week and is distributed to over 30,000 homes in the Kamloops area. The successful applicant will be able to direct a team of advertising designers, liaison with press centers, work in partnership with the sales and editorial staff, act as project manager with our various community partners on special features, and consult with the other department managers in all areas relating to our newspaper operation. In addition to dummying our print and online products, the production manager must ensure that all deadlines are upheld and that all our products maintain the highest quality control. Staff management is a very important component to this position and the successful applicant must demonstrate competency in all areas of staff management. Time management and extraordinary scheduling abilities are a must in this position. Creation of schedules, calendars, and timelines are a weekly occurrence. Ability to work concurrently with multiple teams is a must (print, ad designers, management, special projects, community partners, etc). A strong technical aptitude is also required, as our production manager is responsible for all computer maintenance, software upgrades, and troubleshooting. If you have strong technical skills, staff management experience, a background in ad design, experience in print and online products, exceptional time management, are a strong team player, and have a passion for online and print products then we want to hear from you. Interested applicants should submit a detailed resume along with a list of 3 working references. Please forward all resumes to the attention of: Kelly Hall, Publisher Kamloops This Week 1365 B Dalhousie Drive, Kamloops BC V2C 5P6 publisher@kamloopsthisweek.com We thank all applicants; only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Become a Psychiatric Nurse in your own community There is an urgent need for more Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPN), particularly outside the urban areas of the province. And with the workforce aging – the average age of a Registered Psychiatric Nurse in BC is 47 years – the number of retirees from the profession is exceeding the number of graduates. Entry-level earnings start at $30.79/hour to $40.42/hour. Train Locally – The only program of its kind in BC, students can learn within their local communities via distance education, local and/or regional clinical placements, and some regional classroom delivery. This 23 month program is accredited by the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC (CRPNBC). Government student loans, Employment & Labour Market Services (ELMS), band funding & other financing options available to qualified applicants.

Toll Free:

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THURSDAY, September 26, 2013 ❖ B17

www.kamloopsthisweek.com

Employment Help Wanted

is looking for substitute distributors for door-to-door deliveries. Vehicle is required. For more information please call the Circulation Department at

250-374-0462

LOGAN LAKE 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.

Employment

Employment

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

New Life Mission is currently receiving applications for a casual on-call/holiday relief support worker for the Men’s Recovery Program. Applicant must be in agreement with the NLM’s statement of faith. Qualifications include non-violent crisis intervention, Food safe Level 1, CPR, valid drivers license and a criminal records check. Addictions certificate and /or Social Service Certificate would be an asset. Please apply with a staff application (from our website) and a resume by email: info@newlifemission.ca, fax: 250-3721373, mail to Box 712 Kamloops BC V2C 5L7 or by hand at 346 Seymour Street. New Life Mission is a faith based, non-profit social service agency.

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

Need extra $ $ $ Kamloops This Week is currently hiring Substitute Carriers for door-to-door deliveries. Call 250-374-0462 for more information. Queen India food 2 go at 3683 Dewolf Way Merritt B.C VIK 1C4 is currently hiring full time, permanent ethnic Indian food cook having specialization in cooking and preparing complete range of Indian style food including curries, veggie dishes and other traditional dishes. Salary $ 12.00/Hour. Applicant must have 3 years of experience. Room and board provided. Apply at queenindia food@hotmail.com

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Employment

Services

Services

Help Wanted

Work Wanted

Fitness/Exercise

Handypersons

Safety First is seeking qualified friendly and reliable TCP’s Have lego trucks, need drivers. Must have TCP certificate. Send resume to safety 1st@live.ca or fax to 1-250379-5190 STARZ BEAUTY SALON is hiring a Permanent, Full time Hairdresser for its location 2071 Quilchena Avenue, Merritt, B.C VIK 1B8. Duties: Cut, trim, perm, style hair, shave and trim beards etc. Salary: $12.30/hourly. Requirements: Completion of 1-year hair stylist apprentice’s program or college diploma in hairstyling combined with job training or 3 years of experience. Apply at starzbeautysalon@hotmail.com

Semi-retired Carpenter with creativity 25 yrs exp. $30 per hr or contract 250-574-0307

WE will pay you to exercise! Deliver Kamloops This Week

RICKS’S SMALL HAUL

Employment

KITCHEN Helper. $10.25 $12/hr, 40hrs/wk, F/T, Prmnt job, Lillooet Inn Restaurant @ 687 Main St, Lillooet, lillooet innrestaurant@outlook.com

GUARANTEED Job Placement. Labourers,Tradesmen & Class1 Drivers For Oil & Gas Industry Work. Call 24hr Free Recorded Message For Info 1-888-213-2854

(Exempt) The City of Vernon is seeking an experienced professional planner to apply economic, social and environmental considerations to long range planning and to move the City forward as a sustainable corporate entity. The successful candidate will have a sophisticated understanding of sustainability as applied in a municipal context, be innovative and implement new solutions to development, policy and corporate challenges. The successful candidate will thrive in a supportive and spirited team atmosphere. Please see our website at www.vernon.ca for a complete job description and method of application. Closing date is October 10, 2013. Please quote competition #65-COV-13.

MUNICIPAL TECHNICIAN III TRANSPORTATION

Home Repairs

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

call 250-374-0462 for a route near you!

.

250-377-3457

Home Improvements

Floor Refinishing/ Installations

Financial Services GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877-987-1420 www.pioneerwest.com Need Cash? Own A Vehicle? Borrow Up To $25,000 Snapcarcash.com

1-855-653-5450

Work Wanted 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

Furniture

FLOORING SALE

FLOORING/ BASEBOARD REMOVAL & INSTALL

Over 300 Choices Lowest Prices Guaranteed! Laminates - $0.59/sq ft Engineered - $1.99 sq ft Hardwood - $2.79 sq ft Overnight Delivery in most of BC!

www.kingoffloors.com

1.877.835.6670

Landscaping YOUR BUSINESS HERE

Only $120/month Run your 1x1 semi display classified in every issue of Kamloops This Week

- LAMINATE - ENGINEERED - HARDWOOD - TILE ALL BASEBOARDS - FULL RENOS

Call 250-371-4949 classifieds@kamloopsthisweek.com

Stucco/Siding

250.574.3171 FREE ESTIMATES

Furniture

RUNSOLD TILL

(Full Time — Permanent) Due to internal movement, the City of Vernon has an opening for a Municipal Technician III - Transportation. Reporting to the Municipal Transportation Engineer, this position is responsible for the planning and design of traffic related infrastructure and roadworks. Please see our website at www.vernon.ca for a complete job description and method of application. Closing date is September 27, 2013. Please quote competition #68-COV-13.

Home Repairs

Only 2 issues a week!

Alternative Health

Hotel, Restaurant, Food Services

Labourers

MANAGER, LONG RANGE PLANNING & SUSTAINABILITY

Services

Furniture

• Cars • Trucks • Trailers • RV’s • Boats • ATV’s • Snowmobiles • Motorcycles • Merchandise • Some restrictions apply • Includes 2 issues per week • Non-Business ads only • Non-Business ads only

35

ly On

00 3 lines PLUS TAX

Pets & Livestock

Add an extra line for only $10

Pets Animals sold as “purebred stock” must be registrable in compliance with the Canadian Pedigree Act.

250-371-4949

Home Repairs

Home Repairs

Home Repairs

Home Repairs

Home Repairs

KAMLOOPS BUSINESS DIRECTORY ONLY $7 PER M

5 00

ONTH! + GST & $2. 25 Includes ro e-edition charge tating feat ure spot

88 PAVERITELTD. “ReputationBuildOnCustomerSatisfaction”

DRIVEWAY SPECIALIST NO JOB TOO BIG OR TOO SMALL FREE ESTIMATES

250-376-0488 www.kamloopspaving.ca 556 Tranquille Rd. 250.376.0510 classicfx@telus.net

Licensed Estheticians Sit... Relax... Enjoy....

Have a Spray Tan

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

PEST

e Studios Have a Spray Tan t o N Key ic ur - Mus Instr uctor

SPECIALIZING IN: ‘ Spiders ‘ Pigeons ‘ Mice/Rats ‘ Bedbugs ‘ Ants ‘ Wasps ‘ Termites

778-220-3333

HAUL GUYS

Tired of overpriced waste removal? Worried who may come to your home? TRY HAUL GUYS! - Affordable junk removal - Demolitions - Professional and Bondable -Eco Friendly

www.haulguys.ca 250-299-4285

ne F szti Kri

20+ Years Experience | Piano, Voice, Theory

640 Stansfield Road, Westsyde Phone: 250.579.2268

Dutch Masters Painting

3

Room Special only $299.00

(includes paint) Over 2000 colours

Exterior Painting Specialist

Call Jeff - 250.320.9935

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

YOUR BUSINESS HERE! CALL RANDY 250.374.7467


B18 â?– THURSDAY, September 26, 2013 Pets & Livestock

www.kamloopsthisweek.com

Merchandise for Sale

Real Estate

Rentals

Rentals

Pets

Misc. for Sale

Houses For Sale

Bed & Breakfast

BRITISH Bulldog Puppies. Pure breed, CKC and home trained. $700. M/F, 2 months old, current shots. 778-800-1369. Email: statohe@gmail.com

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

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 ďŹ replace. 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.

PETS For Sale? TRI-CITY SPECIAL! for only $46.81/week, we will place your classiďŹ ed ad into Kamloops, Vernon & Salmon Arm.

MISC4Sale: Camperette $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.

(250)371-4949 classiďŹ eds@kamloopsthisweek.com *some restrictions apply.

Merchandise for Sale

$200 & Under Floral ChesterďŹ eld set 2 chairs love seat and stool $125 aft 2pm (250) 372-1018

ROLL ENDS AVAILABLE $10/ROLL 1365 B Dalhousie Drive Kamloops BC call for availability 250-374-7467

$400 & Under Winter tires on steel rims 215 70 R16 Hankook approx 75% tread left. Balanced and ready to go on your car, came off a 03 Saturn Vue $350 ďŹ rm 250571-4501aft 4

$500 & Under Do you have an item for sale under $750? Did you know that you can place your item in our classiďŹ eds for one week for FREE?

Call our ClassiďŹ ed Department for details!

250-371-4949 *some restrictions apply

Free Items FREE: Pick up only. Full sizeMaytag built-in dishwasher. Full size (24 inch). Lots of settings, delay wash, rinse only, pots & pans. White, 15 years old. Works good, looks good. 250-374-5988 (h), 250-5743412 (c) or cindi@shaw.ca

Firewood/Fuel ALL SEASON FIREWOOD. For delivery birch, ďŹ r & pine. Stock up now. CampďŹ re wood. (250)377-3457.

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

Misc. for Sale ClssB Motorhome cover $200, Golf Travel Bag $25, York Gym $80 obo (250) 828-2425

Mobile Homes & Parks

PURCHASING old Canadian & American coin collections & accumulations. 250-548-3670 Wanted Covered Winter Storage for 24ft Boat and Trailer Call (250) 371-1333

Real Estate For Sale By Owner

Rentals

Call or email for more info:

Call 250-371-4949 for more information

4HERESMORE TOLOSE THANJUST MEMORIES WWWALZHEIMERBCORG

Apt/Condo for Rent

Cottages / Cabins

2Bdrm clean quiet, Northshore apt $875mo, heat incl ns/p 250-554-0175

All season Lake View furn cabin indoor plumbing near Clinton $225 per/month (250) 483-2333 after 5pm

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

NORTH SHORE 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. Clean quiet building. Rents starting at $625 + utilities.

CALL 250-682-0312

BY OWNER $40.00 Special!

Place your classiďŹ ed ad in over 71 Papers across BC.

2bdrm older mobile lots of reno’s in Dallas Priced to sell $45900 Call (250) 396-7636

Misc. Wanted Genuine Coin Collector Buyer Collections, Olympic Gold & Silver Coins etc 778-281-0030

BC Best Buy ClassiďŹ ed’s

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.

250-374-7467 classiďŹ eds@

250-554-7888

kamloopsthisweek.com

Livestock

Rentals

Transportation

Recreation

Suites, Lower

Auto Financing

✰SHUSWAP LAKE!✰

BRIGHT 2bdrm Lower Sahali, $995/mo incl util, ldry parking n/s/p availNov1, 250-377-3916

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 Brock, furnished, prv ent, cable, util, mature male preferred $375 (250) 376-2393 DOWNTOWN motel rooms avail, 1 or 2 beds. All util, parking & internet incl. Starting @ $850/mo kitchenette rooms also available 250-372-7761

Ground level 2bdrm Batchelor H, N/S, N/D, N/P, Avail Oct 1 $1100 util incl (250) 376-2379 Riverfront 1bdrm daylight internet level entry ample prking util incl $575 579-9609 Valleyview lge living space 2 bdrm, 5 appliances, $950mo gas incl 250-372-2380

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

1-800-961-7022

3brm 3bth Valleyview pet neg, $1300 close to school and shopping. Avail Immediately 250-374-5586 /371-0206

NORTH SHORE *Bright, clean & Spacious 2&3 bedrooms

Shared Accommodation

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

NO PETS

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 ďŹ rm (250) 554-2528

2bdrm 2bth upper duplex Lafarge $800 6appl & ac n/p, n/s mature couple pref 573-2529

Near TRU furn bdrm. New house all util, internet, TV, prk, incl shr w/d + kit n/s/p $575 Immd 250-319-2132

Transportation

RUN UNTIL SOLD

BROCK Lrg 3bdrm 2bth fncd yrd, hwtr & heat inc. NS/NP. $1400/mo (250) 376-5897

Suites, Lower

Antiques / Classics

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

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

*some restrictions apply call for details

1BDRM(sm) 1-person! ns/np NoParties $600/mo ref’s req’d. Incl. h/w &heat 250-372-7695

Misc. Wanted

Misc. Wanted

Duplex / 4 Plex

Homes for Rent 3 Bdrm Northshore top r, new reno’d, $1200mo incl util n/p avail now 250-320-0088

Male seeking roommate Westsyde Furn. Close to bus $550/mo util incl. 250-5798193 Cell 250-572-1048

NShore 3Bdrm W/D F/S gas incld close to school working people $1350 250-554-8771

2BDRM large N/S N/P Close to schools Working person pref’d $950 incl util 819-3368

Garage Sales

Garage Sales

PROFESSIONALLY MANAGED

318-4321

(250)371-4949

Box 67, 100 Mile House B.C. V0K 2E0

Please call

NORM WILCOX

(250) 395-6218 (direct line) • (250) 395-6201 (fax)

Lots

Lots

Affordable Kokanee Court

REIMER’S FARM SERVICES

NO PAD RENTAL! YOU OWN THE LAND!

250-260-0110

Home & Land packages All landscaping, edible garden area Paved driveway & RV parking PERFECT FOR 1ST TIME HOME BUYER BROCK MULTI-FAMILY. SUNDAY, Sept. 29, 9am-3pm. Household, new & used, art, collectibles, clothing, furniture, storage and more! 595 Holt St.

All for only:

UPPER SAHALI Hills of Peace Church 695 Robson Dr Sat. Sept 28, 9am-2pm Community Sale Coffee & baked goods. VALLEY VIEW Big Garage Sale items priced to sell 2794 Sunset Dr. Sat 9-2pm and Sun 9-1pm WESTMOUNT 416 Collingwood Dr, Sat & Sun 9 - 3pm, rain or shine, Large variety of goods.

1-866-573-1288

www.eaglehomes.ca

BROCK Sat Sept 28th 9-3pm 2498 Rosewood Ave. Furniture, tools, misc house hold + more PRITCHARD Final Moving Sale 4587 Martin Creek Rd. Sat & Sun Sept 28 & 29 9-6pm each day. Collectable’s, furniture, 4 chan Hitachi record, player, stereo receiver & 4 speaker system, solid birch workbench front and back vice.

/mo 198,800 or $93790OAC

$

250-573-2278 Houses For Sale

Houses For Sale

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

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

250-371-4949

Brand New Home

New 27 x 48 or 1296 sq.ft. home. Ready for immediate delivery on your foundation! • Fully professionally finished painted drywall • Upgraded windows & doors • 8’ side walls • Over $30,000 in upgrades for NO CHARGE Suggested retail: Manufacturer’s Rebate:

classiďŹ eds@kamloopsthisweek.com Garage Sale deadline is Tuesday 2pm

spca.bc.ca

ONLY $35.00(plus Tax)

BEFORE YOU SELL: • ASPEN • BIRCH • COTTONWOOD • PINE PULP LOGS

- Regular & Screened Sizes -

Fetch a Friend from the SPCA today!

‘06Cobalt, auto4dr, 113000km great condition $4750.obo 250-578-7991, 250-320-5066

Best Value In Town

BARK MULCH FIR OR CEDAR

That’s how many companion animals will need loving, new homes this year. Will you open your home to one?

Cars - Domestic

TOWNHOUSES

Furn bed rm cls to DT util incl emp or student n/s/p/drink vehicle req $450mo 377-3158

SHAVINGS & SAWDUST 10 TO 150 YARD LOADS

19,951

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Townhouses

Yours today for

$

179,900 30,000

$

149,900

$

250-573-2278

1-866-573-1288

www.eaglehomes.ca


THURSDAY, September 26, 2013 ❖ B19

www.kamloopsthisweek.com

Cars - Domestic

Transportation

Transportation

KAMLOOPSDODGE

Cars - Domestic

Cars - Sports & Imports

Cars - Domestic

PRE-OWNED MEGA STORE 2004 DODGE SX CHRYSLER PT CRUISER Black, great shape 2005 PONTIAC 2006 SATURN ION GRAND AM White, fully inspected and ready to go 2006 SATURN ION 2007 DODGE CALIBER Ready to go 2006 FORD EXPLORER 2010 DODGE AVENGER 2007 DODGE CALIBER 2006 CHRYSLER 300 LIMITED 2005 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE 2012 CHEVY CRUZE 2008 DODGE DAKOTA 2012 FORD TAURUS 2012 CHRYSLER 200 CONV. 2004 DODGE RAM 3500 2005 DODGE RAM 2500 2011 CHEVY TRAVERSE 2010 GMC DENALI PICKUP 2005 RAM 3500 DIESEL LIFTED 2012 DODGE RAM 3500

$

$

$

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Transportation

Transportation

Motorcycles

Recreational/Sale

Boat Accessories

Complete Trailer with EZ load, boat, all gear new 4hp merc motor, $10,500 (250) 374-0507

The 12‘ aluminum boat is a great starter boat and comes with two oars. Light and easy to pack. Boat is in good shape, however, it could use a paint job. Asking $450 obo.

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

3,998

Recreational/Sale 2009 CHEVROLET Aveo- sedan, manual trans, front wheel drive, 1.6L, great on gas, senior driven, no accidents, 220,800 km, well maintained, excellent condition. $8800. Call (250)318-4002.

FIND EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN THE CLASSIFIEDS

Cars - Sports & Imports

1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9 Convertible Soft top, 5 speed manual. Heated leather seats,power windows, seats & mirrors. 4 new Uniroyal tires, Alpine stereo w/ipod wired in. Wind blocker on roll bars, Air bags and more. Summer driven only and garage stored during winter. Very Sleek looking & Well maintained. $14,000. (250)804-6399

‘94 Mazda 323 2dr hatchback, good cond, set of winters, 271,000km $500 851-8442

Wanted Small Pick-up for dump loads, Must run good don’t care about looks. Will pay up to $800 (250) 3711333

Misc. for Sale

Misc. for Sale

1-866-374-4477 2525 E. TRANS CANADA HWY KAMLOOPS, BC

26’ pull type 1999 Mallard trailer slps 6, lrg awning, a/c , solar panel + extras $9,000 (250) 376-6918 28ft ClassA Fleetwood Bounder RV Ford 460 exc cond Steal at $16500 250-573-1736

Misc. for Sale

YOUR

Call or text 250-574-3512

Run until sold New Price $56.00+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).

Scrap Car Removal

TURN

STUFFINTO

CASH$

$

3 items-3 lines for $35

www.kamloopsdodge.com

12’ ALUMINUM BOAT

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

Vehicle Wanted

L RUN TIDL SOL

R001579029

"Your Journey to Adventure Starts Here"

Transportation

Additional items/lines $10 each Non business ads only Some restrictions apply

Does not include: Car/Truck/RV’s/Power Boats/Street Bike

1365 Dalhousie Drive • 250-371-4949

Boats 2007 Sea Doo Speed Boat, 4 Seater.$15,000obo Call 250573-5922 (after 6pm)or lv msg

Trucks & Vans

Adult

1984 Chevy Short Box. $3500 obo (250) 573-5922 after 6pm or leave msg. Must See! 1996 GMC Suburban gd shape runs great $4200obo (250) 571-2107 DUMP truck ‘98 1ton GMC 4X4diesel,auto,4ton hoist 165k $16,000 obo 250-573-2629 NEW LEER Truck Canopy. Fits 6ft Ford box. White. $900 1(250) 523-2350 (Logan Lake)

Escorts #1A European Enchanting Companion Sweet, pleasant, upscale, classy & fun. Hourglass figure. Discreet. 10am-8pm. 250-371-0947 Attractive fun, blond provides full body massages and more. Ph 250-376-5319 9am-11pm

Memories & Milestones to our September babies

Jackson Ace Cail!

Proud parents, Ginger & Robbie Cail are proud to announce the birth of their son

JACKSON ACE CAIL!

Born August 5 Weighing 6 lbs, 10 oz

Happy 5th Lachlan Atticus Arkinstall September 12 Happy 2nd Piper Eve Arkinstall September 30 Love always Mom & Dad

Happy Birthday o n y o u r 5 0 TH, Coll!

From your loving family

Let Kamloops know about your new arrival!

Thursday Edition • Full Colour Announcements • Bonus No Extra Charge for Colour

Call 250.374.7467 for details


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11.2 L/100 KM HWY 15.9 L/100 KM CITYW

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More 2013 J.D. Power Initial Quality Awards than any other automotive brand.†

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ON NOW AT YOUR BC CHEVROLET DEALERS. Chevrolet.ca 1-800-GM-DRIVE. Chevrolet is a brand of General Motors of Canada. ‡/**/*Offers apply to the purchase of a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado Thunder Extended Cab, 2013 Chevrolet Cruze, 2013 Chevrolet Trax, 2013 Chevrolet Equinox equipped as described. Freight included ($1,600/$1,550). License, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and taxes not included. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Limited time offers which may not be combined with other offers, and are subject to change without notice. Offers apply to qualified retail customers in BC Chevrolet Dealer Marketing Association area only. Dealer trade may be required. Limited quantities of 2013 models available. GMCL, RBC Royal Bank, TD Auto Financing Services or Scotiabank may modify, extend or terminate this offer in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See Chevrolet dealer for details. **For retail customers only. $10,500 manufacturer-to-dealer credit available on cash, finance or lease purchases of 2013 MY Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Extended Cab (tax exclusive). Dealers may sell for less. Other cash credits available on most models. See participating dealer or Chevrolet.ca for details. Offers end September 30, 2013. Thunder package (PDT) includes R7M credit valued at $1,550 MSRP. Truck Bucks offer only valid from September 4, 2013 to September 30, 2013 (the “Program Period”) to retail customers who own or are currently leasing (during the Program Period) a GM or competitor pickup truck to receive a $1,000 credit toward the purchase, finance or lease of an eligible new 2013 or 2014 Model Year GMC Sierra Light Duty, GMC Sierra Heavy Duty, Chevrolet Silverado Light Duty, Chevrolet Heavy Duty, or 2013 Chevrolet Avalanche. Only (1) credit may be applied per eligible vehicle sale. This offer may not be redeemed for cash and may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives available on GM vehicles. The $1,000 credit includes HST/GST/QST/PST as applicable by province. As part of the transaction, dealer will request current vehicle registration and/or insurance to prove ownership. GMCL reserves the right to amend or terminate this offer, in whole or in part, at any time without prior notice. Void where prohibited by law. Additional conditions and limitations apply. tBased on GM Testing in accordance with approved Transport Canada test methods. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. $1,500/$3,000/$3,500 manufacturer to dealer credit available on cash, finance or lease purchases of 2013 Chevrolet Trax/2013 Cruze/2013 Equinox. Dealers may sell for less. Other cash credits available on most models. See participating dealer or Chevrolet.ca for details. Offers end September 30, 2013. ††$500 manufacturer-to-dealer finance cash available on finance purchases of 2013 Equinox. Dealers may sell for less. Other cash credits available on most models. See participating dealer or Chevrolet.ca for details. Offer ends September 30, 2013. ‡2.99% purchase financing offered on approved credit by RBC Royal Bank/TD Auto Financing/Scotiabank for 84 months on new or demonstrator 2013 Silverado Extended Cabs, 2013 Trax, 2013 Cruze, 2013 Equinox. Rates from other lenders will vary. Down payment, trade and/ or security deposit may be required. Monthly payment and cost of borrowing will vary depending on amount borrowed and down payment/trade. Example: $10,000 at 2.99% the monthly payment is $132 for 84 months. Cost of a borrowing is $1,095, total obligation is $11,095. *^For more information visit iihs.org/ratings. +The Best Buy Seal is a registered trademark of Consumers Digest Communications, LLC, used under license. †The Chevrolet Impala, Camaro, Tahoe, Silverado HD, and Avalanche; received the lowest number of problems per 100 vehicles among Large Car, Midsize Sporty Car (tie), Large CUV, Large Heavy Duty Pickup, Large Light Duty Pickup (tie) in the proprietary J.D. Power 2013 Initial Quality StudySM. Study based on responses from 83,442 new-vehicle owners, measuring 230 models and measures opinions after 90 days of ownership. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of owners surveyed in February to May 2013. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com. ~OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery) wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Subscription Service Agreement required. Visit onstar.ca for OnStar’s Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and details and system limitations. Additional information can be found in the OnStar Owner’s Guide. *†Comparison based on 2012 Wards segmentation: Middle/Cross Utility Vehicle and latest competitive data available, and based on the maximum legroom available. Excludes other GM brands.

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