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AUGUST 7, 2019 | Volume 32 No. 63
KTW B.C. DAY QUIZ ANSWERS AND WINNERS PAGE A18
CANDIDATE STEPS DOWN
Gina Myhill-Jones will not carry NDP flag in federal election
The annual event in photos, captured by KTW’s Allen Douglas
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From delays to noise to dust, complaints about the busy railroads that pass through Kamloops continue to grow JESSICA WALLACE
amloops has been called a hub city — a transportation gateway between the Lower Mainland and the rest of the country. It boasts bustling highways, two rivers and CP Rail and CN Rail, complete with a multi-block railyard situated right in the middle of the downtown core.
Though undoubtedly part of the city’s fabric, municipal politicians say residents are increasingly paying the price of economic growth across the country, with more goods travelling through Kamloops. “Yes to prosperity,” Coun. Bill Sarai said. “But it’s also impacting our community. We want Canada to prosper, but we shouldn’t be penalized for it.” Residents and elected officials have taken note of more frequent
and longer trains in the past year, leading to increased wait times at rail crossings in Brocklehurst, Rayleigh, Valleyview, Dallas, downtown and Mission Flats. Wait times vary, but based on accounts given to this newspaper, most reported wait times of concern centre around the 20-minute mark. Some people have reported significantly longer wait times. See FEDERAL, A13
Financial challenges have led the Kamloops YMCA-YWCA to make some significant changes to its operation as of September. Y CEO Colin Reid notes the organization will be making changes designed to save $450,000 annually. Those decisions will include a revamping of the John Tod Y in North Kamloops and reduced hours at both the North Kamloops and downtown Y locations. There will also be a reduction of staff at the Y Women’s Emergency Shelter and fewer staff and services for children in the organization’s PEACE program, which exists for kids who have witnessed abuse. The 2018-2019 fiscal year (running from September 2018 through August 2019) will the second consecutive year in which expenditures exceed revenues at the Y. “These pressures have been created by a combination of factors, including increased
matter now in order to prevent the situation from worsening and to reduce the risk and vulnerability to the organization,” Reid said. “Our goal is to correct this matter, to be stable and healthy and serving the greater Kamloops community for years to come.” The Y will be pursuing a 10 per cent reduction on the total operating budget, planning for activities to increase revenue and reorganizing operations. See FINANCIAL, A4
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LOCAL NEWS Hours at the John Tod Y in North Kamloops will be reduced initially to Mondays to Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Hours will be expanded as new services and demand increases. The North Shore facility has been operating between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. on weekdays. In addition, all equipment will be relocated to the downtown Y on Battle Street and individual conditioning spaces will be repurposed into group program spaces. DAVE EAGLES/KTW
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Reid said major changes will be coming to the John Tod Y, where it will change to a community centre model, focused on programs that serve people in group programs. Hours at John Tod will be reduced initially to Mondays to Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 follow us p.m. Hours will be expanded as new services and demand increases. The North Shore facility has been operating between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. on weekdays. The Childcare Resource and Referral Centre and the Kamloops Early Years Centre will remain at the John Tod Y, but all equipment will be relocated to the downtown Y on Battle Street and individual conditioning spaces will be repurposed into group program spaces. Functional group fitness equipment will remain at John Tod, while most evening profollow us
gramming from John Tod will relocate to Battle Street. The downtown Y will be closing one hour earlier each day from Monday to Fridays (opening daily at 5:30 a.m. and closing at 9 p.m., rather than the current 10 p.m.) and weekend hours will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Y will be closed on all statutory holidays. As such, there will be a reduction in staffing at the downtown Y. With respect to the Y’s antiviolence programming, the PEACE program (formerly known as Children Who Witness Abuse program) will experience a reduction in staff and services to children and will move to the Y Women’s Emergency Shelter by the end of the year. The women’s shelter, meanwhile, will see reduced staffing due to financial constraints. Reid said most child and youth programming will now be offered as part of the Y’s membership bundle, though some
exceptions will apply. He said child-care programs will be expanded, with those programs being moved to another downtown location from the Battle Street site next to the Y. One in four members at the downtown Y, and one in three members at the John Tod Y have their memberships subsidized by the organization, a helping and Reid said the Y is committed to continuing. “We plan to continue this for decades to come, “ Reid said. “These changes are designed to retain as many services as possible, to provide alternative locations for programs that many citizens enjoy and rely on, to minimize the impact on members, program participants, staff and volunteers and to keep the Y vibrant in our community.” Reid said the annual Y Dream Home Lottery will continue, noting it provides much-needed revenue to the organization.
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The New Democratic candidate for the Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo has stepped down weeks before the writ will drop on the 2019 federal election campaign. Gina Myhill-Jones has resigned as candidate for personal reasons, NDP riding president Bill Sundhu announced on Tuesday morning. Sundhu said Myhill-Jones informed him she was stepping down on that morning. “It’s an enormous commitment for anybody who’s running for political office, particularly federal office because the ridings are large,” Sundhu told KTW. “She has discussed it with me, and there
are personal reasons, and I respect her privacy. I’m grateful for her efforts.” Myhill-Jones, who works as a community support worker in 100 Mile House, was acclaimed as the NDP’s candidate on May 26. Sundhu said she had been been campaigning throughout the riding. “We are grateful to Gina for the work she has undertaken in the riding,” Sundhu said. “Gina will continue to work with the campaign to elect an NDP candidate here.” Sundhu said the riding association iws now searching for a replacement candidate. But with the official election campaign set to begin within a month, the local NDP riding association is up against the clock to select a new candidate and order new materials with his or her name on them.
“We certainly have our work cut out for us now,” Sundhu said, noting he planned to meet with the riding’s executive on Tuesday night to formulate a plan moving forward. The local riding association, which will request an accelerated selection process from the party’s national director, has two options: hold a new nomination meeting or have the executive recommend a new candidate to be appointed. “We already have a campaign office, we have a platform, we have a strong team,” Sundhu said. The local riding association opened its campaign office this past B.C. Day long weekend at 148 Tranquille Rd. in North Kamloops. See NDP, A7
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Surrey Mounties believe foul play may be behind the disappearances of two men whose vehicle was found parked in a wooded area near Logan Lake, about 45 minutes southwest of Kamloops. Last Friday, police executed a search warrant on a rural property in Spences Bridge, south of Ashcroft. The property is the location of a business associated with Ryan Provencher, who remains missing, along with friend Richard Scurr. Police believe the two men were travelling to the Spences Bridge property from Surrey on July 17, the last day they were seen. “Given the length of time Ryan Provencher and Richard Scurr have been missing, officers are also considering that foul play may be a factor in this investigation,” Cpl. Elenore Sturko said. There has been no word from police on what, if anything, has been found on the property. Provencher, 38 and Scurr, 37 were last seen in the 16400-block of 23A Avenue in South Surrey at approximately 12:30 p.m. on July 17. Police say they were planning to travel to Spences Bridge.Four days later, on July 21, the vehicle in which they were last seen — a white 2019 Jeep Cherokee —
was discovered, unoccupied, in a wooded area near Logan Lake. Sturko said the Jeep, which was not burned or otherwise damaged, has been examined in Kamloops by police, with results of the detailed forensic work still to come. Police said there were no initial signs of foul play when the Jeep was recovered. An an extensive land and air search of nearby wooded areas led to the conclusion that the men were not in the area. Sturko said she could not speak to online comments on news reports that have suggested the disappearances are connected to criminal and gang activity.“ Whether or not people had past involvement with the police has no effect on how an investigation is conducted,” she said.
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The Eagle Bluff wildfire near Oliver grew to almost 300 hectares by Tuesday afternoon, with 206 properties under an evacuation alert. Among the properties on evacuation alert is the South Okanagan Rehabilitation Centre for Owls (SORCO). Manager Dale Belvedere said she was told those working on the fire are concerned it could jump a creek right at the bottom of the hill and that they should be ready to leave at a moment’s notice. Belvedere made the decision to evacuate all the birds on Sunday night as the flames on the mountainside jumped dramatically around under nightfall. Most of the 30 burrowing owls were moved to the BC Wildlife Park in Kamloops, with the remainder being taken in by volunteers.
“It was unbelievable. It puts the fear of God into you. We have a protocol should this ever occur and that is if humans become in jeopardy, we have to let all the birds fly off,” Belvedere said. “This was going through my head all night, but then volunteers started showing up and getting them caged up properly to be transported. “Honestly, this has always been a fear of mine with this property,” she said. “We have done all we can on the property, cutting branches and raking pine needles up, but there is always that fear. Unfortunately, we are living it right now and we are keeping our fingers crossed.” Michael Walker got the rude awakening of wildfire smoke coming through his Deer Park Estates home, north of Oliver, on Sunday night. It was around 10 p.m. and Walker said he rushed to the window of his home in Gallagher Lake to see what was happening.
“There is was, the fire was unbelievable and we could see it travelling around the transformer wires,” Walker said. “Trees were candling and it appeared the wind was blowing the flames down the mountain. I am guessing it was maybe 500 feet from [Highway 97]. We were praying for daylight so the helicopters would come out and put down some water.” Walker, who lives directly across from where the Eagle Bluff wildfire was burning the mountainside and has the highway separating his residence from the fire, said when he woke up in the morning, it was like a “mushroom cloud” of wildfire smoke was sitting still above the area. The wildfire has up to 90 BC Wildfire personnel working on it, with air support. Smoke is highly visible from surrounding communities. The cause of the fire has not been determined by the BC Wildfire Service.
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Sundhu said he hopes they can have a new candidate in place by the Labour Day long weekend, which is when the writ is likely to drop, noting a new candidate will have to make less of a commitment than anyone who was considering the nomination earlier this year. “I’ve already placed a couple of telephone calls this morning. There has been people in the past who’ve expressed interest in the past, but it depended on timing,” he said. Sundhu, who ran as the local NDP candidate in the 2015 federal election, said he will not seek the candidacy.
Noting his experience as a candidate, Sundhu said he thinks a variety of factors, such as party affiliation, the issues and party leaders have an influence on local campaigns. “The local candidates make a difference, but it’s arguable how significant it actually is,” he said. Sundhu said he is optimistic the party will be able to present a viable candidate by the time the writ drops. The rest of the local federal election field remains intact: Cathy McLeod (Conservative), Terry Lake (Liberal), Iain Currie (Green), Ken Finlayson (People’s Party) and Peter Kerek (Communist).
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ccording to Crisis Centre BC, roughly 500 people die by suicide per year in B.C. It’s a troubling statistic and just one suicide has a far-reaching ripple effect on a community. The latest numbers are from 2017 and show 572 people in B.C. — including 16 in Kamloops — took their own lives. The people impacted first and the most are the closest to the deceased — friends and family. The physical space their loved one once inhabited is gone. A mother can no longer hug her son, daughter or partner. A father can’t play catch with his child or kiss his partner anymore. He no longer feels like making dad jokes. Who can the best friend talk to now? Who is going to talk them out of stupid mistakes, or talk them into ones that are worthwhile? The person’s co-workers and/or classmates are the next ripple. Teachers, bosses, church members, co-workers, club members, first responders and search crews are impacted by it. According to a 2016 study, Exposure to Suicide in the Community: Prevalence and Correlates in One U.S. State, at least 115 people are impacted by a single suicide. One in five reported it either caused a major life disruption or devastating impact. The study’s conclusion was “exposure to suicide is pervasive and occurs beyond family; as such, it is imperative to identify those with perceived closeness to the decedent. This hidden cohort of suicide-exposed people is at elevated risk for psychopathology and suicidal ideation.” While the study was an American one, it’s not unique. Suicide is one of the leading causes of death around the world. We all need to work on decreasing the stigma around it. Talk about it. Don’t isolate yourself in your pain, don’t let the people close to you do it either. Don’t let depression, sadness, hopelessness and anger grow inside of you. Access community, provincial and national hotlines: Kids Help Phone (1-800-668-6868), Hope for Wellness (1-855-242-3310), Suicide Hotline (1-800-885-2433), Crisis Call Center (1-800-273-8255 or text ANSWER to 839863) and Youthspace (Text 778-783-0177 from 6 p.m. to midnight daily).
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orry to interrupt your peaceful, smoke-free summer, but the dark clouds of confusion and contradiction gathering on the horizon are the first signs of a looming federal election. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau set the tone at a recent $1,500-a-plate party fundraiser in Vancouver after his official business of announcing partial funding for 10 new electric buses for Victoria — in 2021. Yes, the prime ministerial jet, motorcade and all that were deployed across the country to announce the latest bold move to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. At the swanky dinner, Trudeau pledged to avoid divisive and negative politics and warned about those bad Conservatives who are fighting his national carbon tax. Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario are headed to the Supreme Court of Canada in an effort to set their own policies. Not B.C., though. The John Horgan NDP government is battling Trudeau’s oil pipeline project, but not his $20 per tonne minimum national carbon tax. B.C.’s carbon tax is already twice that high and Horgan’s NDP is currently in favour of raising it more, while at the same time grilling petroleum companies about the rising cost of gasoline. “Here in B.C., you really matter,” Trudeau assured well-heeled Liberal party donors in his drama-teacher style. “You are a province of people who get it, who understand that the way to positive growth is to
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VICTORIA invest in the environment.” With due respect to our dear leader, I doubt B.C. residents “get it” if “it” is the logic of the federal government’s strategy to combat what is now ritually referred to as the “climate emergency.” I suspect this is one reason why Trudeau and Environment Minister Catherine McKenna have been trying to change the channel to plastic bags and drinking straws. Token bans on plastic items in Canada are as unlikely to stop the vast outpouring of ocean pollution from rivers in China, India and Vietnam as a few electric buses are to stop the huge and increasing use of carbon-emitting fuels in Asia and around the world. Indeed, B.C.’s current $40 per tonne carbon tax isn’t lowering emissions in the province. They have continued to increase since a recessioninduced dip ended in 2010. Granted, per capita emissions are declining, but that’s largely a result of urbanization and
industrial struggles. Here’s a sample of the international scene: Reuters News Agency reported this past spring that China added 194-million tonnes of coal mining capacity in 2018, bringing its total capacity to 3.53-billion tonnes by the end of that year. To put that in perspective, Canada’s total coal production is about 63-million tonnes, meaning China’s expansion for 2018 alone is more than three Canadas. China’s People’s Daily reported last week that its Menghua Railway is due for completion in October. The country’s longest line, at 1,837 kilometres, is dedicated to carrying 200-million tonnes of coal each year from Inner Mongolia to Jianxi in eastern China. Closer to home, the Port of Vancouver reports that it shipped 37.6-million tonnes of coal in 2018, with India being one of the biggest markets. That’s mostly metallurgical coal, but thermal coal shipments to India started in 2018 after U.S. West Coast ports refused to ship them. As our federal election campaign begins to unfold, you will hear about other unlikely plans from the Conservatives, NDP and Greens to meet Canada’s solemn 2015 commitment in Paris to reduce emissions. That’s the commitment developed by the Stephen Harper government that remains Trudeau’s target. email@example.com Twitter: @tomfletcherbc
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TRUTH-TELLING THE FIRST STEP
RESISTING THOSE SELF-CHECKOUT TILLS TO THE END Editor: Re: KTW editor Christopher Foulds’ column of Aug. 2 (‘Automatic for the people’), in which he writes about the inevibility of automation like selfserve checkouts prevailing in the end. There are still a lot of us left who “still like bologna on white bread now and then.” When I have filled my grocery basket and go to the till, I enjoy having a chat with the cashier while she/he adds up the bill and packs up my re-usable bags. Yes, I have embraced some changes for the good of the environment, but changes for the good of lining someone’s pockets? I will miss Walmart. Gloria Goode Kamloops Editor: After reading Foulds’ column, I would like to add that those folks who are scanning their own shopping products at Walmart (or at any other self-check-out machines at any other store) are working for no pay. E. Faraday Kamloops
Editor: Let me express my thanks to archeologist Joanne Hammond for her illuminating column of July 24 in KTW (Dig it: Proof is under the pavement’) that helps us address her concluding question: “How is Kamloops going to reconcile this past with the future we want to make?” Truth-telling is the necessary first step, even when it is hard. We need to learn about our history and the actions taken by the early colonial government and
politicians in B.C. And we need to open our eyes to see how these actions have continued into the present, notably for us in Kamloops with the development of Sun Peaks — as the B.C. Liberal government, without consultation and consent, gave or sold developers the right to destroy unceded Secwepemc land. We need to stop doing that. The way forward in “reconciling this past with the future we want” is to advo-
A DESIGNATED COUNCIL SEAT FOR TK’EMLUPS? Editor: Re: Archeologist Joanne Hammond’s July 24 column in KTW (Dig it: Proof is under the pavement’): Kamloops council should take a moment to read this interesting, informative and relevant column. We draw council’s attention in particular to the author’s
concluding question, which has real poignancy for us and we believe for many other Kamloops residents: “This is the reality of colonial occupation. The question is: How is Kamloops going to reconcile this past with the future we want to make?” We appreciate that the city has for years been mov-
ing in a positive direction toward reconciliation with the Secwepemc peoples, but we support such ongoing calls for all of us, as settlers, to further educate ourselves and increase our efforts. Hence, our question today to mayor and council: Would it be possible for council to work with Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc
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A CITY FULL OF KIND-HEARTED AND CARING PEOPLE Editor: Our community is not perfect but recently, when I needed help, more than a few reached out to ask if I was OK. I was headed to work when the clutch on my car shut down, leaving me and my dog in the middle of a
busy street with no way of getting out of the way. I put on my emergency flashers and went into a nearby Tim Hortons to borrow a phone to call my place of employment and BCAA. Everywhere I went, people were so helpful and understanding.
Dan B. stopped and offered to pull my car into the Superstore parking lot, which he did with the blessing of an RCMP officer. Then BCAA showed up, with Mike ready to help. Dan B. actually put my dog in the back of his truck and drove me to my
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cate, as a city, first for an apology from the provincial government to the First Nations of B.C. for stubbornly refusing to return the land the government stole from them. Then, we need to advocate, as a city, for a just land settlement in B.C. that restores jurisdiction over more lands to the First Nations and shared jurisdiction over the remaining land. Barbara Liotscos Kamloops
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The Thompson-Nicola Regional District and Recycle BC are sounding the alarm over the rising number of explosive and hazardous materials residents are placing in the province’s residential packaging and paper recycling bins. B.C.’s major recycling collectors and processors have seen seven fires in 2019, with several of them having endangered lives and forced the temporary closure of facilities. “Hazardous materials present a very
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LOCAL NEWS Don McCuaig was one of more than 170 people to lose their jobs when Canfor decided to close its sawmill in Vavenby, a small town just east of Clearwater. United Ways of B.C. sent a letter to Premier John Horgan on July 19, requesting $3 million worth of social aid. The United Way wants to partner with the province to invest $200,000 into each of 15 communities impacted, doled out through the United Way’s established relationships with agencies and communities. JESSICA WALLACE/KTW FILE
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The executive director of the United Way of the Thompson Nicola Cariboo labelled positive a recent meeting with the province to discuss social aid for communities impacted by sawmill closures or curtailments. Danalee Baker met with staff from the Ministry of Forest Lands and Natural Resource Operations after the United Ways of B.C. sent a letter to Premier John Horgan on July 19, requesting $3 million worth of social aid. “I feel really encouraged,” Baker told KTW. The United Way wants to partner with the province to invest $200,000 into each of 15 communities impacted, DANALEE doled out through the BAKER United Way’s established relationships with agencies and communities. Baker said the organization reacted during the wildfire crisis and hopes to be proactive this time, with money in place by October or November in anticipation of severance packages running out and the holiday season increasing stress on families affected by layoffs. Baker noted a spinoff effect in the community, in addition to those directly impacted. “It’s the contractors, it’s those who provide the mills with services, deliver equipment, do maintenance, do cleaning,” she said. “It’s also the communities where they would buy their groceries.”
There have been myriad announcements in recent months linked to sawmill closures or curtailments throughout the province. One such closure took place in Vavenby, near Clearwater, where the Canfor mill closed at the end of July, leaving more than 170 people out of work. As communities and the province grapple with the economic impacts, the United Way said non-profits will be left to manage increased need for programs and services that improve quality of life amidst crisis. “Severance packages and transition teams will ensure that the future is planned for in the short term,” the letter from the United Way states. “But as winter and the holiday season approaches, food, heating, clothing and mental health with be a growing concern for those facing unemployment.” Baker said the Clearwater Food Bank has already seen a spike in usage and she anticipates family, mentalhealth and addiction services will also see increased demand. The money requested by the agency would allow United Way chapters to increase capacity in those communities, as well as replace fundraising dollars lost from workplace campaigns at the mills. The employees who now need the services were the ones previously supporting others. Baker noted mill workers at the Vavenby mill workers continued to contribute to United Way via payroll deductions until the mill shuttered at the end of last month. “None of them cancelled their donation,” she said.
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When Kamloops Mayor Ken Christian (left) met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in January, the mayor made sure the PM was tracking railway issues in the city.
Mayor bends PM’s ear on railways
DAVE EAGLES/KTW FILE The driver of a pickup truck waits for a train to pass downtown in Third Avenue, between Lansdowne and Lorne streets.
When Kamloops Mayor Ken Christian had a short window to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the PM’s visit to Kamloops earlier this year, rail issues were among topics discussed. Following that meeting in January, Christian said 55 trains per day were coming through Kamloops, which has 25 level crossings, with trains increasing in length and decreasing in speed — adversely affecting commerce and safety in the city. “The PM indicated that is a reality that is only going to get worse,” Christian told KTW at the time. Trudeau apparently agreed with Christian that Kamloops residents should not shoulder the burden and that Transport Canada should be looking at infrastructure needs, including overpasses.
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In the past six months, KTW has heard from residents with concerns about rail traffic. In December, Diane Czyzewski pleaded for help from city council on the issue of lengthy CN trains spanning two rail crossings in Rayleigh. City staff told Czyzewski the rail companies are complying with regulations, despite the train lengths. The rules stipulate rail crossings cannot be blocked for more than five minutes unless the railway equipment is continually moving. Czyzewski argued Transport Canada should update its regulations and called for an overpass or underpass to be built. Recently, just down the tracks in Rayleigh, farmers, residents and business owners have also grown frustrated. They said longer trains
are leading to wait times for Nu Leaf complex due to the frontage road • Cut off at times for 20 minutes around to find a detour. Another Produce Market vans, which roumeeting the highway and railroad or longer, Rayleigh residents reported person noted something similar at tinely get stuck on one side, waiting crossing. issues during an emergency situaMission Flats, resulting in employees to access Dhaliwal Green Acres Farm. being late for work. tion, in which paramedics were held While vehicles at the front of the Last week, Top 40 Woodworks up by a train blocking the tracks. line may be waiting to go straight • Residents in the east end of the controller Rob Brown brought to “Please don’t wait until tragacross the train tracks, others behind city have noticed a flaw in the way KTW’s attention the issue of drivers of edy strikes to provide this essential CP and highway signals interact. At looking to turn left off Vicars Road vehicles backing up down the Trans access,” a resident said. Vicars, River and Tanager roads in onto the highway via a temporary green arrow drive around the Canada Highway while waiting for • A Lorne Street resident moved Valleyview, the highway signals go backed-up vehicles. trains to cross at Kelly Douglas Road. to Kamloops from Vancouver last through a cycle in which they shut “A bad setup all around,” the resiHe noted his company alone on September and noticed the first few down traffic to clear the intersection dent said. that side of the tracks has 70 employ- as a train approaches. One resident months were quiet, with only occaees who travel to work in the morn• Speed appears to be at issue sional train noises. suggested sensors to stop traffic ing. That creates a traffic backlog past based on demand, not automatically, for residents on Ord Road in However, once the windows open the off-ramp down the highway. Brocklehurst. in the spring, the noise can be so bad in order to maintain traffic flow. “Somebody needs to do someA mobile home park resident between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m. that it is • Another resident noted the thing before someone gets killed,” takes issue with the vibrating caused impossible to sleep. impact of open, uncovered coal railcars on breathing and the fine layer Brown said. from trains travelling at high speeds, “The trains typically come in KTW asked readers for additional of black coal dust that covers their “like an earthquake tremor,” which screeching for a very long time and concerns related to railways in the home’s interior. apparently occurs between 20 to 25 then the shunting happens,” the resicity, some of which included: “I can only imagine what we are times daily. dent said. “I knew that I would have • One person said a train is breathing in,” the resident said. “Why Noise is also apparently a factor some train noise when I purchased often stopped at Singh Road in aren’t the coal cars covered?” in that area, with empty cars creatmy condo, but I was not prepared • At Vicars Road in Valleyview, ing a loud crashing sound that was Brocklehurst and they have waited for this. I can’t believe that all of that Sminutes unny Shores Dental is very to welcome ourisnewest dental and educatornoise has to be done at night.” one excited resident said the intersection described to hygienist be “worse than thunder.” about 20 before turning Colleen Brochu to join our newly renovated clinic. Colleen has extensive experience in general dentistry as well as many years working with dental specialists such as periodontist and oral surgeon. She looks forward to welcoming new families and friends looking for quality care. NEW PATIENTS
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As KTW met with councillors at city hall, a train came screeching along the tracks nearby in the city’s downtown core. Located behind fencing, but well-known to residents, business owners and the city’s elected officials, a railyard spans several blocks downtown. Its proximity to apartment buildings, Riverside Park and an increasingly pedestrian-friendly area raises the question — could the rail yard be moved elsewhere, other than downtown Kamloops? What about moving train tracks in Kamloops to areas that would not impact residents? Topography is at issue, Sarai said, arguing the idea is not feasible. “They’re coming into our city at the flattest part,” Sarai said. “That’s why Kamloops was created to begin with. So, for them to change now, to divert it to a mountainous side behind Westsyde or up Summit, it’s just not feasible for the city or them.” KTW did not hear back from CP, which owns the downtown railyard. However, CN — whose railyard is on the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc First Nation reserve — said in an emailed statement that relocation of a rail yard is “complex and costly” and is “not typically considered the best solution.” Meanwhile, another Canadian community is in the midst of a substantial redevelopment project, which included moving a rail yard out of its city’s core. Regina purchased 17.5 acres spanning multiple blocks on Dewdney Avenue from CP in 2012, partnering with the province of Saskatchewan and the federal government to undergo the largest revitalization project in its history. Initially eyed for a new stadium, the street will be beautified and the railyard land will be sold off to developers with the goal of creating a new neighbourhood that will transform Regina’s city centre.
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City councillors say longer trains are due to a strong Canadian economy, but specifically pinpoint growth in oil-by-rail. CN Rail, the country’s largest railroad operator, reported its highest-ever quarterly revenue in July, driven in part by crude delivery by rail. The railway company hit 200,000 barrels a day in June, compared to 150,000 barrels a day in April. Kamloops Coun. Mike O’Reilly reiterated that Kamloops is “bearing the brunt” of the country’s economic growth, with impacts on local commerce and residents’ safety. Employees and transport trucks are being stopped multiple times throughout the day as they wait for lengthy trains to pass. Those who live beyond the tracks feel trapped and worry about what will happen in the event of an emergency situation. Both Sarai and O’Reilly are calling for support from the provincial and federal governments. O’Reilly spearheaded a request to meet B.C. Transportation Minster Claire Trevena on the issue at this fall’s Union of BC Municipalities convention in Vancouver. The city has yet to receive a reply. O’Reilly wants to request a safety study that looks at expanding left-hand turn lanes on the Yellowhead and Trans Canada highways, due to traffic backing up down the highways while vehicles wait near crossings for trains to pass. CP tossed the baton to the Ministry of Transportation when asked by KTW about concerns linked to traffic backed up on
Highway 1 as a result of trains blocking the Kelly Douglas Road crossing in Valleyview. CP essentially said it’s a highways issue, not a rail issue — despite trains being the root of the problem. The Ministry of Transportation has said it is working with the city and railway to review traffic signals in the area, but there has been no mention of expanding the turn lane. Kamloops South-Thompson MLA Todd Stone noted railways fall under federal jurisdiction, with legislation giving railways significant power. Stone said the province can advocate to federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau about safety and delay concerns at railway crossings, something he said he did when he was B.C.’s former transportation minister. If there is a significant safety issue, the province can partner with the federal government on infrastructure, including overpasses, Stone said. “But even that is very, very complicated and time consuming because the railways have a very significant amount of power as per the legislation, that’s federal, in place,” Stone said. “As a province, you can’t really do anything without the full support of the federal government. Even with that, it requires a lot of discussion and co-operation with the railways.” Under federal regulations, railways cannot block public rail crossings for more than five minutes to vehicles and pedestrians. That rule is null and void, however, when the train is moving.
Transport Canada does note railway companies must clear crossings as quickly as possible when emergency vehicles need to get through and maintains its role is to monitor rail companies for compliance of those rules through audits and inspections. “If an inspection reveals that a company is not following the rules, Transport Canada does not hesitate to take appropriate action, which is based on the severity of the safety issue and can involve one or more of several compliance and enforcement tools,” Transport Canada stated in a email to KTW. Still, that does little to mitigate wait times or safety concerns of Kamloops residents, according to those with whom KTW has spoken. O’Reilly said he spoke with Garneau in recent months, with Garneau saying he hadn’t heard of rail concerns in Kamloops. “I made him aware of that and he kind of said, ‘Put something together, what you ask,’” O’Reilly said. “ That’s where it’s going — to be looking to do studies and figure out what is a best solution for Kamloops to deal with this rail problem. “Because it’s not going to get better. It’s only going to get worse as we go, so it’s something that needs to be looked at now. It’s a long-term program, but it’s something that needs to be addressed currently.” Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy McLeod was unavailable for an interview during compilation of these stories. — with files from Canadian Press
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Police arrest man at gunpoint after hose mistaken for handgun KAMLOOPS THIS WEEK
Dyssenia (left) and Dehesa (middle) Francois pose for a selfie with their aunt, Dawn, at the 40th annual Kamloopa Powwow on the B.C. Day long weekend. For more photos turn to page A16 and go online to kamloopsthisweek.com.
A hose mistaken for a gun was the reason for a heavy police response to the intersection of Richmond Avenue and Eighth Street on Sunday. At least three police vehicles flooded the northbound lanes of the intersection where officers arrested a man at gunpoint — two holding handguns and another with a rifle — according to a witness to the arrest. RCMP Cpl. Jodi Shelkie confirmed police responded to the intersection with weapons drawn in response to the call. “A person called in saying that a man was carrying a handgun and he was coming out of Canadian
Tire and they could see that it was a handgun in his hand,” Shelkie said, adding the caller went on to say the man put the reported weapon in his pocket. The man arrested, who was walking along the sidewalk in front of 7-Eleven, dropped what appeared to be a bag he was carrying and raised his hands to comply with police, according to the witness. What was believed to be a firearm, however, turned out to be a piece of tubing from a vehicle, so the man was released by police, Shelkie told KTW. She said the man was taken down at gunpoint because he was believed to be carrying a firearm.
Five-year-old drowns A five-year-old child drowned when he climbed into a neighbour’s above ground pool in Anglemont last Saturday, according to Chase RCMP Sgt. Barry Kennedy. “The parents were actively looking for the child and it was the neighbour that came out into their backyard and found the boy in the bottom of the pool,” Kennedy said. The child was unable to be revived after roughly two hours of attempting to resuscitate him at the scene and in an ambulance en route to a waiting helicopter at a landing strip in Anglemont,
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43 thefts from vehicles last week Kamloops RCMP say there were 43 thefts from motor vehicles in the city last week. That number is just below the five-week average of about 50 thefts across the city each week. “These maps are not just a reminder to motorists to lock their vehicles, but also to all citizens, to remind them that if they see suspicious behaviour
in their neighbourhood, to call the police,” Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said when announcing the mapping project. Kamloops RCMP began providing weekly theft from motor vehicle statistics on July 1. Previous figures include 39 from July 22 to July 28, 48 from July 15 to July 21, 60 from July 8 to July 14 and 58 from July 1 to July 7.
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Kamloops This Week photographer Allen Douglas captured scenes from the annual Kamloopa Powwow — this year marking its 40th year. Visitors and participants came from all over Western Canada and the Western United States to attend the annual gathering at the sky-lit arbour at the Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc powwow grounds at Highway 5 and Shuswap Road. To see more of the B.C. day long weekend event, go online to kamloopsthisweek.com.
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mystery has been swirling around West Highlands Park in Aberdeen for the better part of two years, with residents wondering about anonymous automata that pop up sporadically along a busy pathway. Made out of wood, gears and recycled goods, the hand-crafted scenes are in fact abstract machines, performing simple functions when hand-cranked by passersby. Of the nearly two-dozen automata that have been quietly left on a picnic table or hanging from a fence along the pathway during warm weather, scenes have depicted everything from the nearby community garden to U.S. President Donald Trump.
Automata date back to the 1600s, when watch and clockmakers started making them to entertain royalty. It is a relatively rare form of artwork, but a piece entitled Are We There Yet by David Dumbrell can be found in the Vancouver International Airport.
The latest creation, called Do you wanna dance?, could be spotted strapped down to a picnic table and protected from recent rainy weather beneath a plastic cover. It portrayed a family music room circa the early 1900s. “If you turn the crank very slowly (count two seconds for each turn), you may be able to recognize the song that is playing. If the crank is turning slowly enough, you may also be able to hear the morse code message that he is sending,” read a note, left behind by the automata’s creator. Longtime neighbourhood residents Dan and Kathy Crawford frequently walk their dog along the pathway, which boasts one of the city’s best views of Mount Peter and Mount Paul. They first noticed the automata a couple years ago and said three have emerged so far this year. Every time the couple spots a new scene, they stop and take a look. “I don’t recognize the song,” Crawford said, turning
the crank and prompting a record to spin. Maybe next time. It’s all part of the fun — like the take-home-and-build-them-yourself kits, which are also left for passersby, along with a comment book. “We’re so thrilled to be able to bring one of your amazing record kits to bring home to our girls,” someone wrote to the creator. “One daughter is 12 years old and has a real passion for music and sound and we know she will be fascinated. Thank you for sharing your artistry, talent and imagination with strangers.” Season after season, passersby turn the crank and enjoy watching the scenes come to life. There’s just one aching question: who is behind them? Runners, dog walkers and kids have theories. Someone raised on a farm who had a lot of space to build? Maybe a retired neighbourhood resident? An artist? A Kamloops Makerspace member? A student? “Somebody just takes a whack of time to do this,” Crawford said. “I’d like to look in their garage. Goodness knows how many are sitting in there.” KTW was able to track down the creator. But, in looking behind the curtain, this newspaper was sworn to secrecy and will not disclose the person’s identity. “The mystery of it is a big part of the fun,” the artist told KTW. What can be told is automata are a hobby and challenge. The creator enjoys making them and never knew what to do with them, once completed. The idea to leave them in the park was borne of an initiative to take back community space in Surrey after a mother was attacked and beaten to death near a recreation centre in 2013. In an area riddled with criminal activity, a group in the neighbourhood introduced music, events and automata to liven and reclaim the space. “That gave me the idea. Oh, it’s just kind of neat to have a little place in the community where people talk about things that are going on,” the Kamloops creator said. “Happy, positive things. It really changed the whole area because of what they had done there.” The automata were just one piece of that, but sparked the idea. “I kind of got the idea that it would be kind of neat to put it out there and see what happens.” What has happened is residents get out for a walk, neighbours stop to talk and another generation has been inspired to make their own machines. Only once has a creation been vandalized. Though he may never learn the identity of the person behind the creations or get a chance to peer into that garage, Crawford has a message for the anonymous automata artist: “Thanks for making my day. Every time we walk by, even if it’s the same one, we walk by and marvel at it. It’s just really a nice touch.”
ABOVE: Aberdeen resident Dan Crawford checks out the latest automata creation left in West Highlands Park. LEFT: The anonymous creator often leaves kits for passersby to take home. BELOW: Joining the automata are comment books, in which residents have left notes for the artist behind the creations. DAVE EAGLES PHOTOS/KTW
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COMMUNITY In the Aug. 2 print edition of KTW and online at kamloopsthisweek.com, we presented a 20-question B.C. Day quiz. We received many entries and thank all those who took part. The answers are below, as are the names of those who have won passes to The Dunes at Kamloops Golf Course. Q1: Who is this man and what is his claim to fame in B.C.? A: Amor de Cosmos (a.k.a. William Smith), the second premier of B.C.
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Q10: The exact geographical centre of British Columbia is located close to Highway 16, a few kilometers east of what town? A: Vanderhoof
Q2: Which B.C. Interior town was moved from the north side of a lake to the south side of a lake in the late 1800s, with the buildings shimmied across the ice? A: Savona Q3: On Nov. 27, 1989, 146 centimetres of snow fell on one day on this British Columbia ghost town, setting a Canadian record for greatest single-day snowfall. Name the ghost town. A: Premier
Q12: What is the largest natural lake located entirely in the province? A: Babine Lake
Q4: Name the last three chiefs of the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc First Nation, including the current chief. A: Shane Gottfriedson, Fred Seymour, Rosanne Casimir
Q14: What is the length, in kilometres, of the TransCanada Highway in B.C.? A: 961 (1,039 including ferry travel)
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Q11: The British Columbia provincial flag was adopted in 1960. It depicts the Union Jack on the top. The bottom shows blue and white wavy lines topped by a setting sun. What do the blue and white lines represent? A: Pacific Ocean and Rocky Mountains
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When? Thursday, August 15th, 2019 at 1:15 PM The Board of Directors of the Thompson-Nicola Regional District gives notice that it will hold a Public Hearing in the TNRD Boardroom, 4th Floor - 465 Victoria Street, Kamloops, BC, to consider proposed Bylaw Nos. 2685, 2688, and 2689. What is Zoning Amendment Bylaw 2685, 2019? It amends Zoning Bylaw 2400 by rezoning a 3.2 ha (7.91 acre) portion of land at 6421 Upper Louis Creek Rd in Whitecroft (legally described as Lot 1, Section 1, Township 22, Range 15, W6M, KDYD, Plan KAP59503), as shown in bold on the map at right, from AF-1: Agricultural/Forestry to SH-1: Small Holding. This rezoning will correct an existing building encroachment and improve the overall agricultural capability of the adjacent parcel to the west. This is a part of a lot line adjustment (subdivision) between this and the adjacent parcel, aligning with the proposed rezoning.
Q5: Who was British Columbia’s first female premier? A: Rita Johnston Q6: What was officially opened at Rogers Pass on Sept. 3, 1962? A: Trans-Canada Highway
What are Cherry Creek-Savona Official Community Plan (OCP) Amendment Bylaw 2688, 2019, and Zoning Amendment Bylaw 2689, 2019? Both concern properties at 4796 and 4836 Trans-Canada Highway in Cherry Creek (legally described as Lot A and Lot B, District Lot 550, and of Section 34, Township 19, Range 19, W6M, KDYD, Plan KAP51631), as shown below. Bylaw 2688 amends the Cherry Creek-Savona OCP by shifting the existing designations on Lot A from Agri-Residential and Commercial to Manufactured Home Park and on Lot B from Agri-Residential to Commercial, all to match the current parcel boundaries and on site development.
Q7: According to the B.C. Assembly of First Nations, how many First Nations are in the province? A: 203 Q8: What year did British Columbia join Confederation? A: 1871
Bylaw 2689 amends Zoning Bylaw 2400 by rezoning Lot A from C-3: Highway Commercial to MH-1: Manufactured Home Park. It also amends the zoning of Lot B from MH-1: Manufactured Home Park to C-3: Highway Commercial and enables re-construction of a two family dwelling (lost in a 2018 fire) to be used in conjunction with highway commercial uses.
Q9: The Last Spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was the ceremonial final spike driven into the railway on Nov. 7, 1885, at 9:22 a.m. at what B.C. location? A: Craigellachie
Bylaw 2689 proposes to adjust zoning to match current parcel property lines. All persons who believe that their interest in property may be affected by the proposed Bylaws shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing. Additionally, they may make written submissions on the matter of Bylaws 2685, 2688, and 2689 (via the options below) which must be received at our office prior to 9:00 a.m. on the 13th day of August, 2019. The entire content of all submissions will be made public and form a part of the public record for this matter. How do I get more information? A copy of the proposed Bylaw and all supporting information can be inspected from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday (except statutory holidays) at our office, from July 26, 2019 until 1:15 p.m. the day of the Hearing; or please contact us via any of the options below.
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Q13: What is the fourth-largest city in British Columbia, in terms of area within its boundaries? A: Kamloops
Q15: What mountain contains the highest point in the province, at 4,663 metres (15,299 feet)? A: Fairweather Mountain Q16: How many U.S. states border British Columbia? A: Four: Washington, Idaho, Montana and Alaska Q17: The name “Kamloops” comes from the Secwepemc word, “Tk’emlups.” What does it mean? A: Meeting of the waters Q18: Name Canada’s highest waterfall, which is located in B.C. A: Della Falls Q19: What did newspaper publisher Joseph Coyle of Smithers invent in 1911? A: Egg carton Q20: The British Columbia Lions are the province’s oldest professional sports organization. How did the team get its “Lions” nickname? A: The team is named after two prominent peaks on the North Shore mountains overlooking Vancouver
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DRIVING TOWARD A WORTHY GOAL: During each employee pricing period, Kamloops Ford Lincoln supports a local Kamloops charity. This summer, the North Shore dealership has chosen to partner with the Overlander Residential Care Facility in Brocklehurst. The goal is to raise approximately $20,000 to help rebuild Overlander’s outdoor area with a new gazebo, garden area and place for families to visit their loved ones and for residents to spend time outside. In July, August and September, Kamloops Ford Lincoln will donate $100 from each vehicle sold to the campaign. Entering the B.C. Day long weekend, $5,300 had been raised.
Share It Forward with Save-On September 14 The VW Turtle River Race will return for its ninth year in a row. The fundraiser for Western Canada Theatre’s education program will see hundreds of floating plastic turtles poured into the Thompson River to race down. The races will be held at the Riverside Park beach on Saturday, Sept. 14, from noon to 3 p.m. Race tickets are $10 each or three for $35, available at the Kamloops Live box office at 250-374-5483, or at Andre’s Electronics, Save-onFoods (Sahali store), Volkswagen of Kamloops, Surplus Herby’s and Home Hardware. Three prizes are available for each of the two races, with prize packages worth as much as $5,500 up for grabs. -----------------------------------------------------------------Ongoing As it prepares to celebrate the 550th birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Ji in November, the Sikh Cultural Society of Kamloops is collecting donations for Royal Inland Hospital via the Guru Nanak Fund that exists at the hospital. The society is urging all Kamloopsians to donate to the Guru Nanak Fund, money from which is used to buy much-needed items for the hospital. Donations can be made through the Sikh Cultural Society of Kamloops, which is located at the Sikh Temple at 700 Cambridge Cres. on the North Shore. Receipts will be issued to donors who contribute until November, when a cheque for the total amount raised will be presented to RIH officials. The Guru Nanak Fund was established in 2003 by the Sikh Cultural Society of Kamloops. Since then, more than $165,000 has been raised to help RIH. Of that amount, $30,000 was collected by Tarsem Singh Gill and sons Sukhwinder Singh and Surinder Singh via the annual Indo-Can Golf Tournament.
CARIBBEAN FLAVOUR IN KAMLOOPS: The Kamloops Caribbean Cultural Society will be hosting the Caribbean Music and Food Festival on Sept. 21 in Riverside Park. The event, which will run from noon to 8 p.m., will feature the music of Mostly Marley. More information can be found on the society’s Facebook page. In this photo, society president Denise McInnis-Smalling and Velma Williams have some goodies for sale at a recent Kamloops Caribbean Cultural Society event in the city. ALLEN DOUGLAS/KTW
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DIG IT: LEARNING TO EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED KIM CHRISTENSON
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ith the cooler temperatures and rainy conditions we’ve seen in the Interior this year, wildfires have been further from our minds than in years past. And, while there haven’t been nearly as many wildfires in 2019 as there were in 2018 and 2017, First Nations organizations and the archeologists they work with have been wrapping up the archeological assessments of the emergency response efforts from the 2017 Elephant Hill wildfire. During that fire, many kilometres of fire guards were bladed through the forest in an attempt to save the forest and people’s homes. While a few of the guards were built by hand, and some were simply expanded existing roads, mechanically constructed guards cut 10-to-30-metre-wide swaths through previously undisturbed forests and grasslands. These were, for the most part, necessary, and in some cases did indeed work to stop the wildfire from spreading. But the construction of these guards also impacted hundreds of archeological sites, some of which were previously recorded, but the majority of which were previously unknown to us. While working with two First Nations organizations, a colleague
LEFT: Artifacts on 25 to 30 per cent trade side slopes, several hundred metres from a water source. ABOVE: An extinct drainage with several hundred artifacts in the poorly drained bottom of the landform. KIM CHRISTENSON PHOTOS
and I have helped record more than 100 new sites and have revisited approximately a dozen previously recorded sites. Our assessments of these guards, and our ability to find so many archeological sites, has been successful in part due to the bladed exposures created during construction. It’s not ideal that these sites were disturbed and, in some cases, destroyed by the guard construction, and there is ongoing discussion about how to do better next time. But it’s what we deal with in an emergency response situation. So, we are now conducting post-impact archeological assessment. Experienced First
Nations field technician crews are walking and visually examining every kilometre of guard, looking for evidence of archeological materials and features disturbed by the guard construction. They are finding sites in droves. One specific and re-occurring theme we’re observing is how the results of this postimpact assessment are changing our notions of where sites are located and how they are being transported in a postwildfire landscape. Very generally speaking, we think of areas that have level to gently sloping terrain, favourable (south or west) aspect and are close to water and other food and medicinal resources as hav-
ing high potential for archeological sites. Think of good camping spots. You should not be surprised to learn that a good portion of forest recreational sites are located on archeological sites. A good spot to camp now was a good spot to camp 500 or 1,000 years ago. We are finding an abundance of sites in these expected high potential locations, but because we are doing 100 per cent surface inspection, we are also finding many, many more in locations where we did not expect to find them. These are on steep slopes, in the bottoms of boggy drainages and far away from any current or extinct water sources.
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What we are also observing is that many of the previously recorded archeological sites extend outside of the boundaries recorded by archeologists who noted these sites before the fire guards were built. In many cases, shovel testing and site boundary definition stopped at the edge of landforms and did not continue into these steep or boggy areas, as the assumption was people would not have used those areas — thus the site wouldn’t extend into them. But the fire guards that cut through these recorded sites did continue into those less favourable areas, and in the recently exposed ground we can see that in many cases, the
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archeological sites do, too. We are also able to see how the ground surface is being impacted post-wildfire. In many areas, the fire has completely burned off the vegetation and the thick organic duff layer atop the ground surface, leaving the sediments bare. These exposed sediments are quite vulnerable to erosion, especially those on slopes. We can see how heavy rains have caused rivulets that carry smaller artifacts downslope, redistributing these away from their original locations. The culmination of these experiences and observations tells us we need to not only think about how people
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might have been using the landscape differently than we expected, but also that natural processes may have moved artifacts from their original locations. As a result, we should consider expanding our searches and be more willing to expect the unexpected. Kim Christenson is a Kamloops archeologist. Interested in more? Go online to republic ofarchaeology.ca. Dig It is KTW’s regularly published column on the history beneath our feet in the Kamloops region. A group of nine professional archeologists living and working in the area contribute columns to KTW’s print edition and online at kamloopsthisweek.com.
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Grant offers food for thought in Kamloops MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE HAS AWARDED NEARLY $50,000 TO GROUPS INCLUDING KAMLOOPS FOOD POLICY COUNCIL, WITH FOOD PROCESSING CENTRES THE SUBJECT OF STUDIES MICHAEL POTESTIO STAFF REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
amloops is among a number of communities examining the potential to house a food processing centre as part of the provincial government’s B.C. Food Hub Network. The Ministry of Agriculture has awarded nearly $50,000 to the Kamloops Food Policy Council and groups in five other communities to conduct feasibility studies and business plans. The Kamloops grant also involves a pilot project in which six local businesses are being sought to test how to support businesses and food processing in the region. “The big thing we’re trying to do is figure out what the needs are in Kamloops and what model would serve those needs,” said Robyn McLean, project manager from the Kamloops Food Policy Council. McLean said the group’s feasibility research will look at what food processing resources already exist in town, the gaps that are evident and the demand for a shared-use commercial kitchen space that can be rented by local businesses for food processing. “That might be someone who’s growing their own food and wants to can it … or people that have a food business where they’re doing some kind of processed or packaged food,” McLean said. The research will also examine whether a decentralized network of food processing services in town would work instead of a brick and mortar facility, which can come with a steep capital cost.
Lincoln Smith (left), executive director of Kamloops Innovation, and Robyn McLean, food hub project manager from the Kamloops Food Policy Council.
McLean said she also wants to “dig a little deeper” into Kamloops’ history in the cannery industry and understand what came of it. “We know we’re a prime location to increase food processing as well as food production,” she said. “That’s what we used to be in the past, so understanding what the barriers are to that and trying to get back to doing more of that is a big goal of the project.” As for the pilot project, six businesses will be connected with Kamloops Innovation, which will draw on its experience offering mentorship to the tech industry and apply it to provide tailored mentorship to the food industry.
McLean said the council is still searching for businesses to participate in the project and would like at least two of them to be owned by Indigenous people. A local business wanting to increase production and its customer base, but is having a hard time securing commercial kitchen space, would be an ideal participant, she said. “Maybe they want to quit their day job and do their food business full time and they’re not exactly sure how to get there,” she said. The pilot project and feasibility study will take place between September and December. “What we hope to do then is come out with a solid business plan and know what our next
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steps are to actually bring it to fruition in the longer term, and that will include looking for more startup funding,” McLean said. A survey for the feasibility study can be found online at kamloopsfoodpolicycouncil. com/food-hub-pilot-project. Those wishing to partake in the pilot project can call 778-3762141 or email email@example.com. Other groups receiving funding include: the Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable in Victoria, the Upper Skeena Development Centre Society in Hazelton, Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo, North Island College in Courtenay and Good to Grow Natural Products Coaching in
North Vancouver. The six projects are sharing $275,375 to develop feasibility studies and business plans, having been selected from an open request for proposals process through BC Bid. The studies are the next step in advancing the B.C. Food Hub Network, which is part of the Ministry of Agriculture’s Feed BC mandate to encourage more food and beverage processing in the province. The goal of food hubs is to connect B.C.’s agriculture food producers and processors with shared technology, research and development, specialized equipment, expertise and services in a dynamic environment that benefits the local community.
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WEDNESDAY, August 7, 2019
TNRD, union agree to terms on a five-year contract JESSICA WALLACE
The Thompson-Nicola Regional District and the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 900 have a new five-year deal, amounting to wage increases on par with a recent deal between the City of Kamloops and its union. The new collective agreement, which is retroactive to Jan. 1, includes wage hikes totalling 10.75 per cent over five years. The previous agreement expired at the end of 2018.
TNRD CAO Sukh Gill said the city settled with the union, then the union brought a similar proposal to the TNRD table. “We do appreciate the union coming to the table and working with us to get this collective agreement,” Gill said. In addition, workers will see enhanced vacation and extended health benefits. Sukh called them “minor adjustments,” including flexibility around work hours. While schedules were specified to be worked between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. previously, depart-
ments will now have the opportunity to start earlier and finish later, depending on department needs. The new contract impacts about 50 TNRD employees, including office staff, utility workers, environmental services technicians, parole and finance. The TNRD continues to negotiate with the British Columbia Government and Service Employees’ Union, which represents library employees. That union represents about 100 TNRD library workers. Its agreement also wrapped up at the end of 2018.
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Although he has said a few times that the Caisse is and will remain “ a long-term investor in SNCLavalin during this turbulent period,’’ he said that the engineering giant “must move quickly and must focus on execution.’’ Unwilling to comment on the risk of a hostile takeover bid by foreign investors, Sabia acknowledged that the Caisse remains watchful and that SNC is important to Quebec and to Canada and “the engineering ecosystem in Canada.’’ — Canadian Press
WEDNESDAY, August 7, 2019
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INSIDE: SUN DEVILS WIN B.C. TITLE | A25
WOLFPACK PROGRAM GARNERING RESPECT MARTY HASTINGS
ead coach John Antulov has helped transform a basementdwelling U Sports expansion team into a podium contender in a span of six years. The TRU WolfPack men’s soccer team followed its best-ever season — 2017, in which it won bronze at nationals, hosted in Kamloops, and at the conference championship — with another Canada West bronze in 2018. Medals mean something when it comes to recruiting and this past off-season marked another step forward for the program. “The big thing is not having to chase as much,” Antulov said. “Guys are more contacting you, interested in coming to the program. It makes it a lot easier in regards to finding players, being maybe a little bit more selective. “Good athletes, good in school — I even had some tough decisions to make in regards to some other guys that wanted to come here. We’ve never had that opportunity before. “That’s where we wanted to be.” Great contribution from a nucleus of international players has been key to the WolfPack’s ascension in recent years, in part out of necessity, with a dearth of Lower Mainland players interested in leaving home to play in the Tournament Capital. The move up the Coquihalla to Kamloops for post-secondary soccer is becoming less taboo. “We’ve got at least four or five players coming from Vancouver this year, which we’ve never had in the past,” said Antulov, who became head coach of the WolfPack in time for their debut U Sports (then CIS) campaign in 2014. “That dependence on international players … Even though that
ALLEN DOUGLAS/KTW FILE James Fraser (left) has scored some big goals for the TRU WolfPack. The local Canada West club will need more from him and several of his teammates in the absence of graduated Mitch Popadynetz, a prolific producer of offence.
door is still open for us, we’ve got that good balance and that good mix.” Last year’s season was marred by a horrid start, which included a pre-season undone by poor air quality in Kamloops, the result of wildfires blazing in the region. Five exhibition matches were cancelled and the team did not gel in time for regular-season play, with a 2-6-2 start making it a long
shot to crack the post-season. The WolfPack found form, to say the least, and were among the hottest teams in the nation down the stretch, riding a six-match unbeaten streak into the Canada West Final Four. Gold-medal hopes were dashed with a 3-0 loss to Trinity Western in the conference semifinal round, but TRU blanked Fraser Valley 1-0 in a torrential downpour in
Vancouver to win bronze. Justin Donaldson of Kamloops bagged the winning goal. “It should have been better,” said TRU defender Josh Banton, a Leigh-On-Sea, England, product who has become a pillar of the squad since coming to Kamloops three years ago. “But we take the positives. Now, it’s time for us to push on from bronze and get silver and gold.”
Defender Finlay McPhie of Vernon, midfielder Thomas Lantmeeters of Belgium and forward Mitch Popadynetz of Nelson are among graduated WolfPack players who leave big cleats to fill. Popadynetz accounted for about 18 per cent of the WolfPack’s scoring [28 of TRU’s 153 points] over the last two seasons, McPhie was a rock at the back and Lantmeeters was influential in the middle of the park. “It’s up to the other guys who have been here for a couple of years to step up,” Antulov said. “And you hope the players that you bring in integrate quickly enough.” Donaldson, James Fraser of Penticton and Dylan Hooper of Winnipeg are among returnees who will be counted on to pick up offensive slack. Daniel Sagno, a midfielder/ forward from Winnipeg, played one season at NCAA Division 1 San Diego State after graduating from the Vancouver Whitecaps’ residency program. Midfielder Jordano Pinto and forward Stefan Kamner are Lower Mainland products. Christopher Rass is a 6-foot-2 midfielder from Austria. Dodi Sharma, a winger/attacking midfielder from Toronto, brings NCAA Division 2 experience to the club. Centre back Callum Etches adds to the team’s ample English flavour. They are among new recruits, some of whom may not have considered playing for the WolfPack just a few years ago. “We’ve got a good group of lads,” Banton said. “You can see what’s happening. We’re very young, but it’s a very exciting time.” Defender Harry Coles of England and Jan Pirretas Glasmacher of Spain round out the Pack’s international contingent. Goalkeeper Oli Jumeau is from Lancashire, England, but has Canadian citizenship. See WOLFPACK, A24
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WEDNESDAY, August 7, 2019
SPORTS WOLFPACK HEADING SOUTH FOR EXHIBITION MATCHES From A23
ANSWERS TO CROSSWORD FOUND ON A26 MARISSA BAECKER/SHOOT THE BREEZE Kuda Murasiranwa led the Kamloops Broncos in rushing in a 26-3 loss to the Okanagan Sun in Kelowna on Saturday. The Broncos will host the Langley Rams this Saturday.
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Sun get best of Broncos The hometown Okanagan Sun of Kelowna knocked off the Kamloops Broncos 26-3 in B.C. Football Conference action on Saturday. Lawrenzo Dissee rushed for one touchdown and Kian Ishani and Javen Kaechele caught one touchdown pass each for Okanagan, which maintains a perfect record against its rival from the Interior
since Kamloops joined the league in 2007. Alex Douglas threw both touchdown passes for Okanagan and finished 9-for-17 for 125 yards through the air. Ethan Newman also spent time under centre for the Sun, completing seven of 10 passes for 127 yards. Broncos’ quarterback Nick Nica was 11-for-27 for 74 yards. Kuda Murasiranwa
led Kamloops in rushing with 62 yards on 15 carries. Landon Munk tallied the visitors’ only points, connecting on a 31-yard field goal. Kamloops (0-1) will play host to Langley (1-0) on Saturday. Game time is 6 p.m. at Hillside Stadium. The Sun (1-0) will square off against the Valley Huskers (0-1) in Chilliwack on Saturday.
Kamloops products include returnees Donaldson, Zahk Barone and Kolton Storzuk and rookies Denzel Marican and Adam Calne. The WolfPack will begin pre-season play with matches against UBC Okanagan and Langara College this weekend in Vancouver. “That was definitely a tough start last year and we never really recovered from that until the end, but I feel like John and us, we won’t make that same mistake again,” Banton said. A trip to Fresno, Calif., planned to avoid potential wildfire season in Kamloops, will run from Aug. 19 to Aug. 23 and afford bonding time to a roster featuring 13 new players. The Pack will play a few exhibition matches against U.S. competition. “For the guys com-
ing back again, they know they can do it,” Antulov said. “To come back and show that mettle last year, that steel and that fight, for me, was huge. “We’re only six years in. That’s still very young in Canada West. The fact that we’ve been able to do the things we’ve been able to do in a short period of time is fantastic.” The regular season begins on Aug. 31, when the UBC Thunderbirds come to town. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m. at Hillside Stadium. THE WOMEN For a look ahead to the WolfPack women’s soccer team’s season, pick up a copy of this Friday’s edition of KTW.
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Sun Devils claim provincial championship JIM BAILEY
The Kamloops Sun Devils muzzled the Burnaby Bulldogs’ bats to win the 2019 Pacific Western Brewery BC Senior Men’s Baseball Championship on Monday. Butler Park proved the Sun Devils’ lucky charm, as the team repeated its 2014 provincial victory with a 1-0 shutout win over Burnaby. Kamloops won the provincial title five years ago in Trail, when the AM Ford Orioles last hosted, in a marathon 15-inning 5-4 decision over the Langley Blaze. “I told these guys before we came down here, ‘You know the last time we won it, we won it in Trail,’” Sun Devils’ coach Ray Chadwick said. “There’s something about Trail. We play well. We play really well.” The winning run came in the top of the fourth inning. Zac Comeault walked to lead off and was sent to third on a single from Evan Douglas. Burnaby pitcher Braeden Allemann struck out Rob Morrison for the second out, but the next batter, tournament MVP Taylor Van Ham, lined a pitch into centre-field to score
TRAIL TIMES PHOTO Kamloops Sun Devils’ veterans (from left) Rob Morrison, Zac Comeault and Connor McKenzie are presented the BC Senior Men’s Baseball Championship trophy by tournament co-ordinator Wayne Florko on Monday in Trail.
Comeault for the 1-0 lead. “He [Van Ham] came up with a bunch of big hits,” said Chadwick. “He hadn’t a hit in the first two games, then he just turned it up and got some clutch hits for us and it
made a big difference.” The Sun Devils, who feature current and former TRU WolfPack baseball team members, dropped their opening game of the tournament against the Coquitlam Angels 14-4, then
beat Victoria Mavericks Blue 4-1 before suffering a 5-2 loss to Ladysmith. Kamloops turned its game around in the playoffs, doubling the Trail AM Ford Orioles 8-4 in Sunday’s quarter-final and knocking off 3-0 Coquitlam 7-1 in the semifinal on Monday morning before facing the undefeated Bulldogs in the final. “Friday night didn’t go too well. They struggled. But we got the ‘W’ and, after we got the win, we knew we were in [the playoffs] regardless, so I switched the pitching up,” Chadwick said. The Sun Devils were shorthanded, made up of a young group of college players and Chadwick’s son, Ty, a 16-year-old pick-up. In head-to-head matchups this summer, Kamloops lost six times to Burnaby, with just two wins. The game was a pitching duel from the start, but with two very different approaches. The Bulldogs went with ace Allemann for six innings, while the Sun Devils competed by committee. Chadwick threw Regan Gillis in to start, followed by Tyler Moskalyk, who came
on in the third. Dillon Ferguson pitched the final two innings. “The pitchers were outstanding,” said Chadwick. “We just shut down two of the best teams in B.C. – 14 innings, one run, so that was pretty good. And all of those guys had to throw twice this weekend, so a lot of character, a lot of heart and the guys really played well.” Van Ham went 1-for-3 with the crucial RBI for the Sun Devils, while Jeff Bouchard was 2-for-4 and Nolan Weger 2-for-3 for the Bulldogs. With its fourth provincial title, Kamloops earns a berth into the 2020 Canadian Senior Men’s Baseball Championship, leaving coach Chadwick, who was set to retire, with a difficult decision. “I told them it was my last year. I said, ‘The only way I’ll do anything next year is if you guys win.’ So they did — and now I got to figure it out.” A former professional baseball player, Chadwick, 56, has been coaching college baseball since 1998. In 2003, he became coach of the WolfPack baseball team and leads the Sun Devils during the summer.
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WEDNESDAY, August 7, 2019
OBITUARIES & IN MEMORIAM Anne Campmans
Mable Florence McAuliffe (née Henderson)
Johanna “Anne” Campmans passed away peacefully at home on July 31, 2019 with her children by her side. Anne was born in the Netherlands in 1924 and immigrated to Canada with her husband Marinus in 1953. Together they raised four children and built a good life. She was a woman of great faith, loving, kind and patient but also strong and determined. She will be missed by all. Anne was predeceased by her husband Marinus and her children Ria and Ted and many of her siblings. She is survived by her children John (Cathy), Peter (Alaine), Rita (Marcel), her grandchildren Aimee (Cody), Julie (Nick), Matthew, Ria, Sylvia (John), Lyne (Remi), Lucy (Eric) and her great-grandchildren William, Oakley, Johanna, Faryn, Cole, Emily, Michel, Matthew, Lucas and Aidan and her sister Mieni and numerous nieces and nephews. Prayers will be held on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 635 Tranquille Road. The Reverend Father Vijay Martin OCD will celebrate the Funeral Mass in the church on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 10:00 am. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Should friends desire, donations to the Kamloops Food Bank would be appreciated in her memory. Condolences may be expressed at www.schoeningfuneralservice.com
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Mable McAuliffe, a self-described restless, gypsy spirit, was always on the look-out for a new home and a new adventure. Mable died at Royal Inland Hospital on July 28, 2019, finally at peace and ready to begin her new journey. Mable was born in Kamloops on October 29, 1921, the fifth child in a family of eleven children. In 1930, the Hendersons moved from Pleasant Street to a farm at upper Louis Creek, where Whitecroft Village now stands. Mable recounted many years of school shenanigans, fun and laughter with families and friends from nearby farms. She also recalled the hardships and the backbreaking work of farming in the thirties. Mable was an avid target shooter in her younger years. She loved to dance, sing, travel and go on camping trips and picnics. Mable was a true-blue, honest, and loyal wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She loved family above all else. Mable was known for her sense of humour, her fierce independence and her dogged determination. She often wore a sly grin as though she knew something that no-one else knew. Mable was predeceased by her husband of 61 years George, her grandson Garth, and her great-grandson Tyler. Mable is survived by her son Glenn McAuliffe (Vi) and two daughters Sharon Bergstrand (Eric) and Georgina Flower, seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. The family extends its deep gratitude to Dr. Kanwal Brar for his extraordinary compassion, care and understanding during Mable’s last stay at RIH. Moreover, we thank the caring nurses on Five North who offered Mable warmth and comfort during her transition. Family and friends will gather at the Heffley Creek Hall, 6995 Old Highway 5, Kamloops, on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm to celebrate Mable’s long life and her indomitable spirit. We love you granny pants…fly high and we will see you on the other side! Arrangements entrusted to Kamloops Funeral Home 250-554-2577
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Elsie Louise Corbin June 26, 1924 – July 21, 2019
Elsie Louise (Elisa) Corbin drew her final breath at Kelowna General Hospital on Sunday, July 21, 2019. She was born in Rosthern, Saskatchewan to loving parents Mary and David Hamm. At the age of 10, Elsie moved with her family to Kamloops, BC. Here she met Russell Corbin whom she would later marry in 1946 and with whom she would raise their two daughters. Elsie and Russ lived in Kamloops for all 63 years of their marriage and Elisa remained there until she relocated to Kelowna only three weeks before she died. She is survived by daughters Shelley Corbin (Ronn Boeur) and Cathy (Bob) Johnson, grandchildren Georin (Andria) Costello, Timothy Costello (Melanie), Kaley Johnson (Ben Kirk) and Reed (Theresa) Johnson, great-granddaughters Kennedy and Thea Kirk, nephew Mark Hamm, niece Mary Hamm and several cousins and second cousins. She was predeceased by her husband Russell, her brother Walter, her parents David and Mary Hamm and her infant sister Frieda. Elisa’s abiding wish was to see and be with them again in the warm ambiance of a Hawaiian-like sun. We trust that her prayers have been answered.
Albert “Bert” William Mockford We are sad to announce the passing of Bert Mockford of Kamloops at the age of 91 on July 25, 2019. Bert was born in Abbotsford on July 13, 1928, moving to Kamloops in 1948 to be with the love of his life. Bert is survived by his wife of 69 years Ione Mockford, daughter Marilee (Tom) Fletcher, sons Doug Mockford and Gary Mockford, grandsons Ryan (Sacha) Little and Quentin (Lucy) Little and great-grandson Flynn Little, sister Vi Saniger and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Bert was predeceased by his sisters Lou Bond, Pat Crawshaw and Marnie Hardwick. Bert was always a hard worker and, with his business partner and best friend Allan MacLaurin, owned Northsyde Sheet Metal until his retirement. As well as spending quality time with his family, Bert was an avid gardener and enjoyed his vehicles, travelling and RV camping, fishing, music and watching wrestling. He was always ready to lend a hand or fix something. His quiet nature and calm demeanour will be truly missed.
Many thanks to the paramedics (Doug and Chris) and the many doctors, nurses and staff at Kelowna General Hospital who saw mom through her difficult last days.
The family wishes to express our gratitude to all the health care workers that have supported Bert over this past year for your kindness and professionalism.
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May tender memories soften your grief, May fond recollection bring you relief, And may you find comfort and peace in the thought Of the joy that knowing your loved one brought For time and space can never divide Or keep your loved one from your side When memory paints In colors true The happy hours that Belonged to you.
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MJB Lawyers is looking for qualiďŹ ed legal assistants or paralegals. Successful applicants will be able to work independently as well as in a team environment, have good English and communication skills, and be well organized. Our staff is well supported by an accounting department, receptionist and runners. We offer a competitive salary, group RSPs, paid vacation in excess of the Employment Standards Act requirements, paid sick leave, an excellent health insurance package and MSP for you and your family.
MJB Lawyers is looking for a conveyancer with a minimum of two yearsâ€™ experience to do residential purchases and sales. Experience with mobile home registry or Indian Lands Registry would be an asset.
Wills and Estates MJB Lawyers is looking for an experienced legal assistant to join our expanding wills and estates department. Assistants in this department draft wills, powers of attorney, representation agreements, and probate estates.
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ABERDEEN Rte 512 â€“ Ainslie Pl, Balfour Crt, 504-698 Braemar Dr, MacIntyre Pl. â€“ 70 p BATCHELOR Rte 175 â€“ 1800-1899 Norfolk Crt, Norview Pl, 821-991 Norview Rd. â€“ 38 p. BROCKLEHURST/ NORTH KAMLOOPS Rte 5 - 2606 â€“ 2697 Young St. â€“ 44 p. Rte 19 â€“ Downie Pl. & St., Moody Ave. & Pl. 23072391 Tranquille Rd. â€“ 49 p. Rte 21 - 2300-2397 Fleetwood Ave, Fleetwood Crt, Fleetwood Pl, 10031033 Schreiner St, 10201050 Westgate St â€“ 53 p Rte 37 - 1710-1797 Fleetwood Ave, 913-981 Newton St, 999-1085 Stardust St. â€“ 37 p. Rte 40 - Newman St, 1710-1728 Sunnycrest Ave, 1712-1740 (Even Side) Tranquille Rd. â€“50p. Rte 55 - 1001-1099 Lincoln Crt, North Glen Dr, 1543-1571 Parkcrest Ave, 950-1099 Singh St. â€“ 66 p. Rte 61 - Popp St, Stratford Pl, 1371-1413 Tranquille Rd., Waterloo Pl. & Woodstock Pl. â€“ 39 p. Rte 125 - Alexander Ave, Angus St, Campbell Ave, 403-455 MacKenzie Ave, Ross St, 393-399 Tranquille Rd.(odd side), Williams St. â€“ 83 p. DALLAS/ BARNHARTVALE Rte 701 - 5317-5356 Freda Ave, 601-906 Klahanie Dr, 5310-5430 Morris Pl, 5300-5399 ShellyDr, 901-935 Todd Rd. â€“ 92 p. Rte 706 - 1078-1298 Lamar Dr, 1001-1095 Mo-Lin Pl.-29 p.
Rte 710 - 1350-1399 Crestwood Dr, Ronde Lane, 1300-1399 Todd Rd.-43 p. Rte 750 - 5101-5299 Dallas Dr, Mary Pl, Nina Pl, Rachel Pl-31p Rte 755 â€“ 6159-6596 Dallas Dr, McAuley, Melrose, Yarrow. â€“ 72 p. Rte 759 â€“ Beverly Pl, 6724-7250 Furrer Rd, McIver Pl, Pat Rd, Stockton Rd. â€“ 40 p. Rte 761 â€“ 6022-6686 Furrer Rd, Houston Pl, Parlow Rd, Pearse Pl, Urban Rd. â€“ 57 p. DOWNTOWN Rte 308 â€“ 355 9TH Ave, 703-977 St. Paul St. â€“ 36 p. Rte 311 - 423-676 1st Ave, 440-533 2nd Ave, 107-237 Battle St., 135173 St. Pau; St.-30 p. Rte 317 - 535-649 7th Ave. 702-794 Columbia St,(evenside)702-799 Nicola St.-46 p Rte 319 - 545 6th Ave, 609-690 Columbia St,(evenside), 604-692 Nicola St.-16 p Rte 320 â€“ 483-587 9th Ave, 801-991 Battle St, 804-992 Columbia St (Even), 803995 Nicola St. 51 p. Rte 322 - 694 11th Ave, 575-694 13th Ave, 10031091 Battle St, 1008-1286 Columbia St, 1004-1314 Nicola St. â€“ 61p. Rte 324 - 606-795 Pine St. â€“ 30 p. Rte 325 - 764-825 9th Ave, 805-979 Columbia St(odd), 804-987 Dominion St, 805-986 Pine St.-65p Rte 327 â€“ 1103-1459 Columbia St, 1203-1296 Dominion St. â€“ 38 p.
Rte 331 - 984-987 9th Ave, 1125 10th Ave, 901-981 Douglas St, 902-999 Munro St, 806-990 Pleasant St. â€“ 38 p. Rte 334 â€“ 975 13th Ave, 1104-1276 Pine St, 12011274 Pleasant St. â€“ 43 p. Rte 380 - Arbutus St, Chaparral Pl, Powers Rd, Sequoia Pl. â€“ 71 p Rte 381 â€“ 20-128 Centre Ave, Hemlock St, 605-800 Lombard St. â€“ 41 p. Rte 382 â€“ 114-150 Fernie Pl, Fernie Rd, 860-895 Lombard St. â€“ 24 p. Rte 384 â€“ 407-775 W. Battle St, 260-284 Centre Ave. â€“ 43 p. Rte 385 â€“ 350-390 W. Battle St, Strathcona Terr. â€“ 27 p. Rte 390 â€“ Fernie Crt, 158-400 Fernie Pl, Guerin Creek Way. â€“ 46 p.
Rte 459 - 404-496 Monarch Crt, Monarch Pl. â€“ 38 p. Rte 460 - 555-696 Gleneagles Dr, Skagit Pl, & Wentworth Pl. â€“ 54 p, Rte 464 â€“ 1775 McKinley Crt. â€“ 48 p. Rte 470 - 102-298 Waddington Dr. & Farnham Wynd. â€“ 63 p. Rte 475 - 102-194 Castle Towers Dr, 160-190 Sedgewick Crt, 1801-1938 Sedgewick Dr.-44 p Rte 478 - 191-299 Chancellor Dr, 2025-2085 Sentry Pl, 2021-2099 Sovereign Crt, 1904-1992 The Pinnacles â€“ 42 p. & Panorama Crt.- 76 p. Rte 481 â€“ Robson Lane, Whistler Dr, Crt & Pl. â€“ 68 p. Rte 487 - 201-475 & 485-495 Hollyburn Dr, Panorama Crt. â€“ 75 p.
JUNIPER RIDGE Rte 655 - 2202-2458 Finlay Ave, 2202-2385 Skeena Dr , 2406-2458 Skeena Dr. â€“ 36 p. Rte 667 - Birkenhead Dr & Pl, 1674-1791 Cheakamus Dr, Similkameen Pl. â€“ 64 p, Rte 670 - Galore Cres. Crt. & Pl. â€“ 91 p. Rte 671 â€“ 1830-1997 Quâ€™Appelle Blvd, Myra Pl.
MT DUFFERIN Rte 586 - 1505-1584 Mt. Dufferin Cres, 1575 Park Way, 1537-1569 Plateau Pl.-27 p.
LOWER SAHALI/SAHALI Rte 407 - 137 McGill Rd. â€“ 59 p. Rte 410 - 56-203 Arrowstone Dr, & Silverthrone Cres. â€“ 47 p. Rte 449 - Assiniboine Rd, Azure Pl, Chino Pl, Sedona Dr. â€“ 90 p. Rte 454 - Crosby Rd,Humphrey 5G6SULQJĂ€HOG3O 1799 Springhill Dr, 580 Sedona Dr-45p
VALLEYVIEW Rte 602 - Apple Lane, Knollwood Cres, Parkhill Dr, 1783 Valleyview Dr. - 47 p. Rte 603 - Chickadee Rd, Comazzetto Rd, Strom Rd, 1625-1648 & 1652-1764 Valleyview Dr. - 40 p. Rte 621 - 27-90 Duck Rd, 20-25 Skelly Rd, 96 Tanager Dr, 2606-2876 Thompson Dr. â€“ 51 p. WESTSYDE Rte 253 - Irving Pl, 2401-2477 Parkview Dr, Rhonmohr Cres, 2380 & 2416 Westsyde Rd.-54 p. Rte 257 - Alpine Terr, Community Pl, 2192-2207 Grasslands Blvd, Grasslands Pl, 881-936 McQueen Dr, Woodhaven Dr. â€“ 53 p. Rte 258 - 806-879 McQueen Dr, Perryville Pl. â€“ 36 p. Rte 260 - 2040â€“2185 Westsyde Rd. â€“ 24 p.
PINEVIEW VALLEY Rte 562 - Englemann Crt, 1802-1890 Lodgepole Dr. - 64 p. RAYLEIGH Rte 830 â€“ Chetwynd Dr, Stevens Dr. â€“ 55 p. Rte 831 - 4904-5037 Cammeray Dr, Mason Pl, Pinantan Pl, Reighmount Dr. & Pl.-62 p. Rte 833 â€“ Cameron Rd, Davie Rd. â€“ 44 p. Rte 836 - Cahilty Cres, Hyas Pl, 4551-4648 Spurraway Rd. â€“ 36 p. Rte 837 - Helmcken Dr, 4654-4802 Spurraway Rd. â€“ 24 p. Rte 842 â€“ 3945-4691 Yellowhead Hwy. â€“ 35 p.
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Acting on the Instructions of The Executor, Dodds will Auction the Estate Items of Jean Marie Bernardet of Pritchard, B.C. Partial List Includes: John Deere 350 Cat, Caterpillar Forklift, Fordson Tractor w/ Backhoe, International Haybine, Buggy Axles & Springs, Hay Rake, Rear Blade, Fordson Tractor, Chev 4x4 Pick-up, Sickle Mower, Kverneland Hay Rake, Massey 12 Baler, Tandem Axle Trailer, Gas Powered Wood Splitter, Gas Pressure Washer, 230 Amp Welder, Oxy/Act Cutting Torch Set, Cabinet Makers Table Saw, DeWalt Compound Miter Saw, Wood Lathe, Sanders, Radial Arm Saw, Honda Generator, Husqvarna Gas Cut Off Saw, Stihl & Husky Chainsaws, Electric and Air Hand Tools, Band Saw, Paint Sprayers, Wire, Ladders, Jacks, Chains, Air Compressor, Wood Clamps, Wood Furnace, Honda Water Pump & Hose, Garden Tools, Roof Tiles, Disc, Shop Vacs, Form Boards, Chain Link Kennel, Forklift Forks, Older Jeep, Tidy Tank, Wood Cook Stove, Antiques & Collectables, Horse Tack & Much More!!
Date: Saturday, Aug 10th Time: 11am Place: 4762 - Cory Rd. Pritchard B.C. Viewing: Fri, Aug 9th â€“ 9 a.m. â€“ 5:00 p.m. & Sat, Aug 10th - 8:00 a.m.
FARM SUPERVISOR Horstingâ€™s Farm in Cache Creek, BC requires a Farm Worker Supervisor, 5-6 days/week, 8-12 hrs per day at $17.00 per hour. Duties include supervising and working with farm workers planting, cultivating, weeding, irrigating, harvesting and preparing crops for market. Employment start date of March 1st, 2020. Submit application by email: horstingsfarm @shaw.ca By fax to: 604-792-7766 Or by mail to: 2540 Hwy 97, PO Box 716, Cache Creek, BC V0K 1H0 Secondary Work Location is at 47558 Yale Road, Chilliwack, BC.
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up Prior to the Garage Sale.
Scrap Car Removal
BROCK Block Kamwood Place. Sunday, Aug 11th. 8am-1pm. Furn, tools, clothes, shoes, hshld.Something for Everyone!
Garden & Lawn * 30 Years Experience
2003 Arctic Cat Quad. 800 miles. Like New. $5,000. 250372-8177.
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2004 Cougar 5th wheel. 12ft slide. Excellent cond. $14,000/obo. 250-554-1744. 2005, 38’ RV trailer 2 slides, sleeps 6, appl incld, fully loaded, $16,900. 236-421-2251 .
2006 Terry 28ft. 5th wheel. 12ft. slide-out. Good cond. $15,000/obo. 250-554-2528. 2008 Komfort 5th Wheel 24.5ft. 1-slide. Exec shape. $15,000. 250-256-0084. 2013 Keystone Fusion Toy Hauler slps 9, 41ft 12ft garage asking $55,000 250-374-4723 2014 Adventurer Camper 89RB solar 13’ awning + extras $24,000 (250) 523-9495
Run until sold
Trucks & Vans 1995 Chev 2500, 4x4, 5std Canopy, w/tires on rims $2000obo 250-579-8675 2010 Chevy Express Van. 12/15 passenger. Good shape. Needs transmission repair. $4500. 250-376-4163.
Boats 14ft. Runabout boat. 40hp Johnson motor on trailer. $1500/obo. 778-469-5434. 2016 Lowe Pontoon. 20ft. 10 person, 115 hp, low hrs. $37,900. 1-250-551-8666.
1999 - 32ft. Southwind. Slide, V-10, Jacks, Solar, Generator, Dual-air, TV’s, Vacuum, Inverter etc. Low kms. $28,900 250-828-0466
*Some conditions & restrictions apply. Private party only (no businesses).
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)
GET YOUR STEPS IN AND
Cars - Domestic
For quiet N/S male, in downtown apartment. TRU student OK $600/mo. 236-425-1499. N/Shore 2bdrms shared. Pets neg. $800/mo.includes everything + some food. 318-7320
Suites, Lower Vacant 2bdrms in N.Kam with C/A, sep entr, patio. $950 +DD. 250-376-0633. Westsyde 1bdrm. Priv ent. F/P. Lndry, util/cable incld. N/S, N/P. $1000. 579-0193.
2010 Dodge Charger SXT Sedan. 4dr., AWD, V-6, auto. 50,001 kms. Must see to appreciate. $14,900. 250-374-1541. Share your event KamloopsThisWeek.com /events
Antiques / Classics
Cars - Domestic 1997 Buick Century 4dr Sedan fully loaded, newer paint very gd cond $2000 250-579-5346 2002 Subaru Outback. 279,000kms. New fuel pump, all options. $3,250. 319-5849
Monashee Community Forest LLP Harvesting and Road Building Contractors The Monashee Community Forest is accepting tenders for conventional roadside harvesting, and road construction contractors. This cutting permit (CP AA 2019) has an estimated volume of 16,800 m3, and approximately 11 kms of permanent road to be maintained on Deafies, Vance and Putnam FSR’s. The Monashee Community Forest is located Northwest of the Village of Lumby. Information packages are available for pick up at the village of Lumby municipal office located at 1775 Glencaird Street in Lumby between July 31st and August 16th, 2019. Final tender submissions must be received by noon on Monday August 19th, 2019.
1965 Mercury 4dr., hardtop. 55,000 miles. 390-330HP. $4,000. 250-574-3794.
For further information please contact Brad Sindlinger, Forestry Manager at 250838-0775 ext.125.
WEDNESDAY, August 7, 2019
month of the
Nickie Lasaga What piece of art did you buy The Artwork that I earned by volunteering in our great community is “Exodus” by Shelley Penner.
What organization(s) did you volunteer with to pay for your art
I did 100 hours of Volunteer work with Kamloops Alliance Church, Operation Red Nose, Canadian Blood Services, Canadian Cancer Society, Kamloops Art Council, Kamloops Food Bank,Beta Sigma Phi and Kamloops Adopt a Road.
What do you like best about the organizations you volunteered for
I enjoy volunteering with different organizations. It gives me the opportunity to learn from different people and to help in different ways. It is very rewarding to see how many lives are touched by these great organizations as well as impacting my community.
What do you like best about your artwork
The artwork is amazing. The definition of Exodus is the movement of lot of people from a place. It means 'going out' in Latin. It is about how the Hebrew people were lead out of Egypt in the bible. When I look at the art I see movement and peace.
What do you like about the timeraiser event
The Timerasier Event is a great evening. It give you an opportunity to mingle with people from our community with the common interest of giving back. The artwork is amazing. So many pieces to bid on. It's a elegant evening with great food and socializing. Great opportunity to learn about all the different organizations around Kamloops. I highly recommend this event to anyone who wants to give back to the community and gain some beautiful artwork.
HOW TIMERAISER WORKS
Local artwork is selected and purchased for auction
Non-profit agencies gather at the time raiser event
SPONSOR of the MONTH “We built a highly organized wealth management process that we follow to ensure real advice and straightforward direction for business owners, high net worth individuals and their families.”
Participants bid volunteer hours on works of art they are interested in
Volunteer Kamloops Current Hot Opportunities Provincial Winter Fair Event Volunteers Volunteer Kamloops Administrative Assistant Habitat for Humanity Restore Kamloops Immigrant Services Yoga Instructor
# 201 – 242 Victoria St., Kamloops, BC V2C 2A2 250-372-8117 or 1-800-669-8489 firstname.lastname@example.org www.consenheim.ca
The winning bidders complete their volunteer pledge over a year
Ask Wellness Society Shuttle Driver
FOR DETAILS VISIT
www.volunteerkamloops.org or call 250-372-8313
Bidders bring their artwork home!
The next KTW COMMUNITY
TIMERAISER FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15 7:00 - 11:00 pm The Rex Hall 417 Seymour St. Live Music ~ Appies ~ Art
EVERYONE WELCOME No obligation to volunteer
www.kamloopsthisweek.com WEDNESDAY, August 7, 2019
TOTAL STOCK LIQUIDATION
The entire store has been marked down! Huge Savings! Deepest Discounts Ever!
pERFECT FOR GUEST ROOm! $1000 QUEEN SIZE SLUmbER COmFORT II
mODERN bEDROOm SET
RUSTIC bEDROOm SET
MUST GO! SAVE
WITH PURCHASE OF SELECT FULL BEDROOM SETS
5pC DINING SET
DINING SETS 5pC DINING SET
LIKE US ON FACEBOOK FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A NEW ACCENT CHAIR
MUST BE LIQUIDATED!
We must LIQUIDATE our entire excess overstock inventory of fine quality furniture and mattresses!
30% – 40% – 50%
bUY bEFORE NOON FREE MATTRESS!* SLEEp ON IT TONIGHT!* NO GST! NO PST! LIQUIDATION PRICE LIQUIDATION PRICE
$2000 pOWER LIFT RECLINER
ON PURCHASES OVER $799
SOLD IN SETS
SOLD IN SETS
250-374-3588 • 1289 Dalhousie Dr.
*See in-store for details. We reserve the right to limit quantities. Some pictures may not be identical to current models. Some items may not be exactly as shown. Some items sold in sets.
Kamloops This Week Aug 7, 2019