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Time will tell if ride-hailing will have an impact on the Kamloops taxi industry, according to the manager of one local company. Kami Cabs manager Simar Singh described the Passenger Transportation Board’s newly announced regulations for ride-hailing services in B.C. as creating an uneven playing field. Taking the wait-and-see approach, Singh said he won’t know if a Kamloops ride-hailing service would pose a threat to Kamloops’ two taxi businesses until more details are known. “We have to see which jurisdictions they’ll be working and how many cars they’ll be registering — all these factors play a huge role in how ridehailing will effect the taxi industry in Kamloops or anywhere,” he said. If the competition does come to the Tournament Capital, they won’t have the same restrictions taxi companies face. Ride-hailing companies like Lyft will not face caps on the number of drivers on B.C. roads or limits on surge pricing to raise rates during busy events, under rules unveiled last week by the PTB. “They can just throw all these cars on the road and we have a limit,” Singh said, adding Kami Cabs has 35 licenses, which is its limit.
The third annual Kamloops Pride Parade took place on Sunday downtown, where thousands took to the streets boasting signs and colourful outfits in support of the LGBTQ community. The overarching message can be summed up in the above sign: “Love is love.” ALLEN DOUGLAS/KTW
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A wildfire burning 16 kilometres east of Cache Creek was being held on Tuesday before KTW’s deadline, thanks to the efforts of BC Wildfire Service crews. The grass fire burned approximately 40 hectares in an area between
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While the board set the minimum charge for ride-hailing companies as the taxi flag rate, there will be five much larger geographic regions for ride-hailing companies to operate in compared to municipal borders for traditional taxis. Kamloops is part of the Okanagan-Kootenay BoundaryCariboo region, encompassing the entire southern Interior. Kami Cabs is restricted to picking up fares within the city of Kamloops and cannot pick up fares in other jurisdictions such as Chase and Merritt, which ride-hailing companies will be free to do, said Singh. “They can pick up in Chase, they can end their trip in Kamloops and they can pick up a fare back in Kamloops and take it back to Chase,” Singh said. Singh also noted that while both services will have the same flag rate, there’s no maximum rate for ride-hailing as the Passenger Transportation Board has set for taxi companies. “We can’t charge more than $1.99 per-kilometre,” Singh said. The per kilometre price flexibility for ride-hailing companies will undercut taxi company fares as well, Singh told KTW. “When it’s slow, Uber can go ahead and do a trip for $3 or $4,” Singh said. Companies can begin applying for licenses in September. BC Taxi Association president Mohan Kang said at this time it doesn’t appear ride hailing services such as Lyft will operate outside Metro Vancouver. “Basically, right now, they have not shown an inclination to come to Kamloops,” said Kang, adding he thinks Uber and Lyft are more focused on setting up in places with denser populations. Both companies are non-committal on the Kamloops market at this point. According to a spokesperson for Uber, the ride hailing service is still reviewing the regulations released by the PTB to determine if it will even operate in B.C. A Lyft spokesperson told KTW that while the company intends to offer its service throughout the province, the Class 4 commercial licensing requirement will make it more difficult for it to deliver ride-sharing services to all B.C. residents. “We are committed to B.C. and
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will continue to work with the PTB and the province to create the conditions for us to bring Lyft to the Lower Mainland before the end of the year, and to more regions throughout B.C. in the future,” stated the spokesperson via email. Kamloops Liberal MLA Peter Milobar has described the license requirement as a hindrance to the ride-hailing model. Class 4 licenses create a barrier to the part-time drivers known to pursue ride-hailing work, and would prefer both they and taxi drivers be required to have just a Class 5 license, Milobar told KTW. Milobar, who sat on the all-party committee on ride-hailing, has also said the geographic borders, fleet size and pricing decisions all make sense and were endorsed previously by MLAs, but the NDP’s insistence of Class 4 licenses is a problem. “What really it’s going to boil down to is this adherence to the Class 4 designations,” said Milobar. “You are likely going to see a shifting of drivers from the taxi industry to ride-hailing companies which will be further harm to the taxi industry in terms of their ability to compete.” PTB chair Catharine Read said unlimited fleet sizes and surge pricing are key to the models of ridehailing companies and her independent tribunal decided to allow them. “As data becomes available, fleet size may be re-addressed,” she said. The NDP government had asked the Passenger Transportation Board, an independent agency, to study and set the rules. At least one ride-hailing service has intentions to begin operating in Kamloops. Kater Technologies operates a hybrid taxi and ride-hailing service in Metro Vancouver and has plans to launch a traditional ride-hailing option throughout B.C. this fall. Chief executive officer, Scott Larson, said his company’s arrival in Kamloops will depend on driver and rider supply and demand. — with files from the Vancouver Sun
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Parts of Sandman Centre will look a little different this year as the City of Kamloops works to complete renovations in the 27-year-old facility. Renovations include an expansion of loge seating introduced last year, renovated concession stands and new boards and glass that bring the facility up to league standards. City parks and civic facilities manager Jeff Putnam showed off the city’s work on the downtown arena on Friday morning. Most recently, the city completed upgrade work on the boards and glass encircling the ice surface, bringing them up to Canadian Hockey League standards intended to help player safety. Putnam said the new boards and glass system is stateof-the-art and a significant improvement. Changes include a new material — acrylic rather than tempered glass — and boards that are four
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inches lower. “The glass is what has the shock absorbers in it,” Putnam said. “So when a player goes into the glass, they [boards] will bend significantly.” Another benefit of the new glass is that it’s much lighter, meaning there may be operational savings to the switch as well. Previously, Putnam noted, a forklift with suction cups was required to take down the boards for a concert, but now two people can handle the panes. The previous system also had 47 different shapes, meaning storage needed to be highly organized. Now, there are 23 different shapes of glass, making everything easier to take down and put back up. The project cost the city just under $1 million and came in about $50,000 under budget, Putnam said. Another project nearing completion is the expansion of the arena’s loge seating. Last year, third-level seating on the arena’s south side, which Putnam
said was “very under-utilized,” was converted to loge seating, featuring 16 tables with four seats each, available for about $6,500 per season. That money goes to the Blazers, but the city is benefiting from additional food services revenue. Because of how popular the arena’s loge seating has proven, an additional eight tables have been added to the area and will be ready by the start of the the Western Hockey League season in September, Putnam said. “We’re one of the first facilities in the entire WHL to have this and we’re getting calls from all over Canada asking us how it has gone,” he said. Sandman Centre is also getting its first food service renovation since the arena opened in 1992. Both concessions will be retrofitted with new countertops, cabinetry and tiling. Putnam couldn’t provide details, but said a new menu is also in the works by Compass Canada, the arena’s food service contractor.
A minor ammonia leak at Memorial Arena took Kamloops Fire Rescue crews to the downtown facility at about 1 p.m. Friday afternoon — but no injuries were reported. “There was a very minor ammonia release and the alarm went off,” said city parks and civic facilities manager Jeff Putnam, who noted protocols were followed and worked well, with no issues. “It’s fairly standard when you start up ice plants for the season that there will be a very minor release.” The Memorial Arena ammonia alarm differs from a similar one at Brock Recreation Centre on Aug. 12, which was a false alarm due to a faulty sensor. “In this case, as part of the recommissioning and getting it ready, there was a little bit of weeping in the fittings and the detector picked it up. It was reported accordingly, the fire department came and everything was handled properly,” Putnam said. He said releases such as this are somewhat common, though he couldn’t recall it happening at Memorial Arena. “It’s very minor and in a controlled environment,” he said. — Sean Brady, KTW
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unveiling, Tully hopes the bench can be a place to remember lost loved ones and inspire conversation about the drug crisis, both in Kamloops and across the country as the opioid crisis continues. “Part of International Overdose Awareness Day is about starting that conversation and reducing the stigma surrounding it,” she said. “Just starting those conversations.
That’s how we’re going to get through this. People have to talk about this.” The memorial bench unveiling will take place on Thursday, during an International Overdose Awareness Day event at Riverside Park. The event takes place from noon to 2 p.m. It all gets underway beginning at Heritage House, showcasing the PhotoVoice project. Jessica Mensinger,
from Addiction Matters Kamloops and Interior Health said local people who had experience with substance abuse will be featured among the pictures. They’ve also worked with local video production company Joy Factory Films to put together a video spotlighting some of the photos and captions. Thursday’s event is free and open to the public. “We are sharing it widely and hoping we get a really good turnout,” Mensinger said. “Our hope, really, is to always increase awareness around overdose and the services and supports that are available in our community. But also to increase compassion.”
About those bears . . .
BEAR FAMILY KEPT CONSERVATION, BYLAWS BUSY LAST WEEK
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A bear family that led conservation officers and bylaw services around the city last week has apparently left town. The sow and her two cubs were spotted in McArthur Island last Monday, leading to the park’s closure. By Tuesday the trio was spotted in trees along Schubert Drive, and on Wednesday the sow and one of the cubs were recognized in Waterfront Park, leading to a closure of that area between Riverside Park and Pioneer Park. The city reported the two bears had moved on from the Waterfront Park area Thursday afternoon. It was reopened to the public. City of Kamloops acting
bylaw services manager Tammy Blundell said conservation officers went looking for the bears on Friday, but the sow and cub were nowhere to be found. “We’re praying that she got out of town. That’s where she’s supposed to go,” Blundell said. Blundell said conservation officers aren’t sure what happened to the second cub, noting its possible the bears swam to the Waterfront Park area and the cub didn’t make it or it was attacked by a male bear conservation officers were dealing with on the south side of the river. “We’re not sure. It’s all suspect right now,” Blundell said. While the bylaw service
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doesn’t receive all the same calls as the Conservation Officer Service, Blundell said she’s received just two other calls since Thursday for bears — a male spotted on Rabbit Island and another lone bear that got into a beehive on a property in Sahali. Since Sunday there has been one call of a bear sighting to the Conservation Officer Service — a sharp decrease from the 25 calls received last week. Bears are known to be moving through town this time of year as they prepare for hibernation. Residents are reminded to manage their attractants by picking fruit trees and refraining from leaving their trash cans out at night.
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Jim Lightbody has been president and CEO of the BC Lottery Corporation since 2014. He will take a medical leave until early 2020 to seek treatment for cancer.
Lightbody to take leave BCLC HEAD WILL SEEK TREATMENT FOR CANCER The president of the BC Lottery Corporation has announced he is stepping away from his job following a cancer diagnosis. Jim Lightbody will take medical leave that is anticipated to extend until early 2020. Lightbody joined
BCLC in 2001 and has been the lottery corporation’s president and CEO since 2014. “Jim Lightbody’s number one priority must be his treatment and recovery,” BCLC board chair Peter Kappel said. BCLC board member Greg Moore will
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was the mayor of Port Coquitlam from 2008 to 2018 and served as chair of the Metro Vancouver Board of Directors from 2011 to 2018. Moore is based in the Lower Mainland and will work from the BCLC offices in both Vancouver and Kamloops.
A short-term rental battle at East Barriere Lake has caused “conflict,” pitting neighbour against neighbour in the lakeside community, one of the residents said in a letter to the ThompsonNicola Regional District. The letter followed a recent decision by the board to deny a temporary-use permit for property at 5115 East Barriere Lake, which would have allowed a Langley family to rent out its family cabin on Airbnb. Short-term rentals are allowed under lakeshore resort and recreational-commercial zoning, but the property in question is zoned rural, allowing only one
dwelling for singlefamily residential use. In June, neighbours and residents turned up to a TNRD public hearing on the matter, telling the board they had concerns about impacts to their properties and community. It was the first application to go before the board since the regional district put in place short-term rental regulations. The letter to the board, signed by neighbouring property owners Linda and Phil Hartl, listed a number of suggestions to avoid such neighbourhood conflicts in the future, including: proof of liability insurance for short-term rentals, a maximum number of guests and bookings per month, sign-off
from Interior Health to verify septic systems, earlier communication with more people impacted and a visit to the applicant’s property. “I believe that taking these additional steps prior to recommending the application would go a long way to educate the applicant and provide the planning staff with necessary facts to make their decisions,” the letter states. Calling it a “hot” public hearing, TNRD chair Ken Gillis said he expects the suggestions to be taken into consideration, but added he has heard nothing from the director in the East Barriere Lake area to suggest it is an urgent matter. “I understand how there might be some lingering unhappiness,” Gillis said.
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t’s a little hard to understand why anyone would choose a life in politics these days. Even at the local level, we’ve seen death threats to at least one B.C. mayor from a citizen who disagreed with the direction his community’s city council was taking. We’ve seen another mayor, once a proponent of social media for directly communicating with taxpayers, give it up because of the unending negativity he was on the receiving end of. You might say it goes with the job, and it does. People who agree with your political decisions are unlikely to say anything to you, and those in disagreement have always been vociferous about their objections. Heckling a politician is nothing new, either. But the nature of the conversation has changed, especially over the last couple of years. Much of the commentary seems to be of the worst kinds, from people repeating half-understood points drawn from less than reputable sources, or outright falsehoods to commentary lacking any meaning whatsoever, like ad hominem attacks on the intelligence, maturity or even looks of the politician in question. This isn’t to say there aren’t interesting, wellinformed voices with a point-of-view. There are, but you have to listen hard; they tend to get drowned out by the quantity and volume of others. That’s not including the possibility of purposeful interference by foreign powers using online trolls and fake websites in attempts to weight an election in favour of a candidate they would prefer to see elected. Everyone has a right to have an opinion, of course. But we should never confuse opinion for fact, even if telling the difference isn’t always easy. This coming election, and probably all elections for the foreseeable future, it’s going to be up to voters to truly consider the information they’re basing their opinions on before choosing where to make their mark. — Black Press
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he federal election campaign got off to an unofficial start in Victoria with a rare appearance by Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, who was in town last week to re-announce one of 49 new conservation projects established across the country in the Trudeau Liberals’ preelection budget. The beautiful seaside vista of Cattle Point in Oak Bay was an appropriate choice to kick off the chaos and lunacy that will pass for debate about how Canada can continue to develop its energy resources while somehow leading the world into a carbonfree future. It’s a good spot to watch the daily Alaska crude tankers wind their way past the San Juan Islands to the massive refinery complexes at Anacortes, Cherry Point and the Ferndale Industrial Zone, the Washington state terminus of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline for 65 years. McKenna was greeted by a handful of members of our protest community, with the obligatory plastic orca and banners. An elderly fellow declared himself a representative of the previously unknown Extinction Rebellion Vancouver Island and announced he was going to use plastic zap straps to take McKenna into “protective custody.” This was to protect her from more violent protesters because, according to his sign, she is a “climate criminal.”
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VICTORIA The old guy was led away by police. It’s not clear to me whether this spin-off from a British road-blocking protest group wants to eliminate carbon fuel use in 12 years, or three years, or three months — but get used to this kind of nonsense around federal campaign events. Green Leader Elizabeth May recently declared that it’s four years to the tipping point for Canada. Not this October’s election, but the one after that, some kind of magical transformation has to take place so Canada can eliminate its CO2 emissions, a shift that would be overtaken by China’s industrial expansion in a few weeks. This will be a key topic of the leaders’ debates in the days ahead, but I predict no one will mention the China part. Meanwhile, in the real world, the Trans Mountain expansion got the go-ahead to resume work last week, as promised by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Builders were given one month
to hire workers, set up sites and get some pipe into the ground by early October to deliver the project Trudeau’s government bought in order to complete it. That’s not all that will be rolling at election time. LNG Canada and its gas pipeline across northern B.C. is gearing up and it will soon be joined by Woodfibre LNG, with a liquefied natural gas export facility near Squamish. Woodfibre began buying key equipment after the Trudeau government exempted Asian LNG components from its steel tariffs. That was denounced by the United Steelworkers, which demands that someone create a parallel industry in North America. According to the latest economic forecast by Central 1 Credit Union, these megaprojects, along with the ongoing Site C dam, the Pattullo Bridge replacement between Surrey and New Westminster and the Broadway subway in Vancouver, are going to drive the B.C. economy in the years to come. The group representing credit unions in B.C. and Ontario calculates that interprovincial migration is going to jump from 3,400 people this year to 12,000 in 2020, as skilled workers migrate. Add that to thousands of international immigrants to B.C. each year and you get a clearer picture of our impact on the environment and its direction. email@example.com Twitter: @tomfletcherbc
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LEAVE A MESSAGE IN THE BASKET BY THE CHECKOUTS Editor: Re: Steve Barnes’ a letter to the editor of Aug. 16 (‘Checking out of self-serve lines’): He states, among other things, “self-serve seems to be the only viable option” when shopping at Walmart. Shoppers have yet another option to send a message to Walmart and other stores that eliminate staffed checkouts and that presume their customers to become unpaid employees of their store at the expense of paid employees. If shoppers who oppose self-checkouts cannot access a staffed checkout in a reasonable time, they should simply leave their goods in an aisle close to the checkouts and walk out of the store. Their money walks out with them. Better yet, they should leave an unsigned note as to why they deserted their items. The only thing these stores appear to understand is the bottom line. If these companies begin to observe large amounts of potential sales lost because their customers cannot access a staffed checkout in a reasonable time, they may wake up. We may help bring some entry-level jobs back. So far, I have not noticed any discounts offered to shoppers who become unpaid employees at these stores. When it becomes necessary to re-stock merchandise left behind as a result of customer frustration and corporate greed, these companies just might finally get it. Bob Wren Kamloops
RAILWAYS NEED TO UPGRADE Editor: Canadian National’s commitment to safety includes this statement: “Our vision is to be the safest railroad in North America by establishing an uncompromising safety culture that leads to sustained leadership in safety. “We believe in a systematic approach that leaves nothing to chance. At CN, we look out for each other, and by everyone looking out for others in their communities, we can help keep them safe.” A recent KTW article noted longer trains are a sign of a strong Canadian economy. This is just confirmation that, indeed, things have been changing. With the advent of online shopping, the shipping of oil and a great deal of imports arriving from around the globe, our trains have increased in length and frequency. Neighbourhoods have also seen changes. They have gone from areas that had little or no population to communities with thousands of people. In recent years, some of those homeowners have begun taking in boarders or
have converted their homes to include basement suites, due to the housing shortage. This has also added to the number of residents in various areas. Yet, the railway companies haven’t changed entrances or exits to these communities. This is a danger for everyone living in those areas because it is imperative that residents have a way to get out safely should any type of emergency happen. Emergency vehicles must be able to access people needing medical care or tend to fires and gas leaks in homes. Due to trains blocking entrances/exits, traffic has been forced to remain on the highways, filling up the turn lanes and overflowing onto passing lanes of busy highways. This is unacceptable. I’d like to thank Mayor Ken Christian and councillors Bill Sarai, Mike O’Reilly and others who have stepped up in an effort to help us try to improve safety in our communities. This matter of rail cars traveling through
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OTTAWA — Canada’s offer of money and air tankers to help Amazon countries battle raging wildfires threatening the “lungs of the planet” is still being assessed by Brazil and other nations in the Amazon basin, Canadian officials say. Adam Austen, a spokesman for Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, said Tuesday the $15 million Canada has put on the table itself is distinct from US$20 million in firefighting money offered to the South American nations at the end of the G7 leaders’ summit in France Monday. Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has rejected the G7 offer amid a spat with French President Emmanuel Macron but Austen said Brazil, Bolivia and other countries affected by the fires are still looking at the separate proposal from Canada. “Countries are currently assessing their needs and Canada stands ready to help,” Austen said. There has been much confusion even within the Canadian government about exactly what Canada has offered to help with the fires and exactly what Bolsonaro has rejected. In fact, 24 hours after the G7 leaders hurriedly announced their monetary offer at the end of their meetings in France, Freeland’s office still wasn’t sure how much Canada was contributing to it. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna also was under the impression that Bolsonaro’s rejection covered Canada’s offer after reports he wouldn’t accept the G7 cash unless Macron apologizes for an aide’s calling Bolsonaro a liar over previous climate-change commitments. McKenna told reporters in Toronto it was a shame Bolsonaro had rejected the money but that other countries in the Amazon region would be willing to accept the help. She said Environment Canada is already helping Argentina with technology to map how air pollution disperses, as it deals with smoke lingering in the air from the massive number of fires. McKenna’s spokes-
woman later said Freeland’s office had more current information than McKenna did. There has been a sharp rise in the number of fires burning in the Amazon this year, a fact environmental scientists blame on rapid deforestation under Bolsonaro. The Brazilian president denies his policies have anything to do with the fires, blaming them on everything from weather to activists trying to discredit him. At 5.5 million square kilometres, the Amazon rainforest covers an area more than five times the size of Ontario. Much of it is in Brazil but it extends into several neighbouring countries. It is a critical area for both the earth’s climate and the species that inhabit the forest itself. The Amazon produces one-fifth of the world’s oxygen supply, is home to one-fifth of its fresh water and half of all the planet’s animals, plants and insects. It also works as a significant carbon sink, with its growing plants absorbing vast amounts of carbon dioxide every year. If the rainforest burns it releases some of that stored carbon, and with fewer trees it is unable to absorb as much. Scientists also report that the amount of carbon dioxide the Amazon can absorb has fallen by at least one-third, partly due to logging and agricultural activities and partly due to damage caused to the remaining trees from other influences. Macron and other G7 leaders put the Amazon fires on their weekend agenda, resulting Monday in the announcement they would jointly provide the US$20 million to help fight the fires across the Amazon. A Canadian official, speaking on background because he was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly, indicated that separate from the G7 summit, Canada considered its own assistance after Brazilian authorities quietly began making inquiries about what Canada might do to help last week. Those inquiries resulted in the $15 million Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced while still in France for the G7 summit Monday.
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Fires across the Brazilian Amazon have sparked an international outcry for preservation of the world’s largest rainforest. Here’s a look at the role the Amazon plays in regulating the world’s climate: IS THE WORLD’S OXYGEN SUPPLY AT RISK? No. While it’s commonly said that the Amazon produces 20% of the world’s oxygen, climate scientists say that figure is wrong and the oxygen supply is not directly at risk in any case. That’s because forests, including the Amazon, absorb roughly the same amount of oxygen they produce. Plants do produce oxygen through photosynthesis, but they also absorb it to grow, as do animals and microbes. That doesn’t mean the fires aren’t a problem for the planet. The Amazon is a critical absorber of carbon of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas produced by burning fossil fuels, like oil and coal. IS THE AMAZON ‘THE LUNGS OF THE PLANET?’ The Amazon rainforest is frequently referred to as the “lungs of the planet,” but it may not be the most accurate analogy for the forest’s role. Carlos Nobre, a University of Sao Paulo climate scientist, says a better way to picture the Amazon’s role is as a sink, draining heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Currently, the world is emitting around 40 billion tons of CO2 into the atmosphere every year. The Amazon absorbs 2 billion tons of CO2 per year (or 5% of annual emissions), making it a vital part of preventing climate change. WHAT DO THE FIRES IN THE AMAZON MEAN FOR THE WORLD’S CLIMATE? Fires in the Amazon not only mean the carbonabsorbing forest is disappearing, but the flames themselves are emitting millions of tons of carbon every day. Nobre says we’re close to a “tipping point” that would turn the thick
jungle into a tropical savannah. The rainforest recycles its own water to produce a portion of the region’s rain, so deforestation makes rains less frequent, extending the dry season. Nobre estimates that if 20% to 25% of the forest is destroyed, the dry season will expand enough that it will no longer be a forest, but a savannah. “Unfortunately, we are already seeing signs of the Amazon turning into a savannah,” he said, citing the increasingly long dry seasons. “It’s not just theoretical anymore, it’s happening already.” WHAT IS CAUSING THE FIRES? The current fires in the Amazon are not wildfires. They are manmade and are mostly set illegally by landgrabbers who are clearing the forest for cattle ranching and crops. Deforesting the Amazon is a long, slow process. People clear the land by cutting down the vegetation during the rainy season, letting the trees dry out and burning them during the dry season. Fully clearing the dense forest for agricultural use can take several years of slashing and burning. “When I’m talking about 21st century deforestation, I don’t mean a family headed into the woods with a chainsaw,” said NASA researcher Doug Morton. “I mean tractors connected by large chains. They’re pulling trees out by their roots.” He said researchers could see piles of trees months ago in satellite images. “They’re burning an enormous bonfire of Amazon logs that have been piled, drying in the sun for several months.” “What has changed is the political discourse,” Nobre said. President Jair Bolsonaro has decreased the power and autonomy of forest protection agencies, which he says get in the way of licensing for developing land and accuses of being “fines industries.” “The number of fires increasing is because people think law enforcement won’t punish them,” Nobre said.
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Canadian-trained all-female military unit going through their paces in Jordan LEE BERTHIAUME
OTTAWA — As thousands of troops from more than two dozen countries kick off an annual military exercise in the Middle Eastern country of Jordan amid heightened tensions between the West and Iran, Canadian trainers hope an all-female platoon of Jordanians they’ve been working with for nearly a year are ready to be deployed. “It’s one of the key marks to evaluate where they’re at, if they’re ready to go and how the training has benefited them,” said Master Warrant Officer Lisa Kachanoski, who has been working with the Jordanians since the fall. “The troops have been working really, really hard and are really excited to show everybody what they’ve learned.” Exercise Eager Lion has been held every year since 2010. This year, 8,000 military members from 29 countries are taking part. The unit’s creation could be seen as a reflection of changing societal norms in the Middle East. It is also a response to a very real threat in Jordan: an influx of extremists from Syria
and other neighbouring countries where the so-called Islamic State and other militant groups have been active. Canada has been helping the Jordanians bolster border security for the past few years to prevent extremists from slipping into the country undetected or posing as refugees. While most of those extremists are likely to be men, there have been women in their ranks as well, which can pose a challenge to the male-dominated Jordanian security forces. “Searching women, segregating women, physically controlling women, is a much more complicated thing in a more traditional society,” said Col. Paul Lockhart, who is helping oversee Canadian training efforts in the Middle East. “It’s even a problem at home in Canada, right? But it’s even more so here because the cultural norms are a bit different.” The all-female unit is part of the Jordanian military’s quickreaction force, whose mission is to respond to emergencies inside the country. “They have such an influx of refugees coming in plus (Islamic State) extremists that they have to be able to search women and children,” said
Kachanoski, who described the women as helping with vehicle checkpoints and many other situations. “Culturally it’s inappropriate (and) it’s in their religion as well that (men) are not allowed to touch women. So bringing a female platoon to be able to do this gives them the capability to vet all the refugees coming in, not just 50 per cent of them.” As for the women who volunteered for the unit, Kachanoski said they run the gamut in ages and military experience. “Mostly they have pride in their country and they want to serve in the military because it is regarded very highly and is an honour to serve their country,” she said. “Some want the benefits and money — not only for them but it benefits their families as well.” Now, with months of training behind them, all eyes are on how they do during Eager Lion, which runs until Sept. 11. “Could they be employed (in the field)? Yes,” said Lockhart. “Have the Jordanians decided they are employable? That’s for the Jordanians to make that decision and I think that would be something that would come out of Eager Lion.”
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VANCOUVER — An expert in medicine and law says an Oklahoma court ruling that found Johnson & Johnson helped fuel the opioid crisis and ordered the company to pay US$572 million will indirectly affect a similar lawsuit launched by the British Columbia government. Dr. Michael Curry, a clinical associate professor at the University of British Columbia with a legal background, says the Oklahoma case does not directly apply to B.C. because it was
based on a state law related to creating a public nuisance. B.C. filed a proposed classaction lawsuit a year ago alleging dozens of pharmaceutical companies falsely marketed opioids as less addictive than other pain drugs and helped trigger an overdose crisis that has killed thousands. But Curry says the fact that Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries were ordered to pay Oklahoma more than twice the amount another drug manufacturer agreed to pay in a settlement will add pressure to settle
the various claims the companies facing. B.C. Attorney General David Eby says the two cases are different in that B.C. names a number of manufacturers and distributors, while Oklahoma named only one company, but they are based on very similar facts. Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin and a defendant in B.C.’s lawsuit, has said that it followed all of Health Canada’s regulations, including those governing marketing, and it’s very concerned about the opioid crisis in B.C. and across Canada.
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gang a “top-echelon” criminal organization like the Mafia, operating in more than 20 countries. Others like the United Nations, Red Scorpions and Brothers Keepers have emerged at the mid-level and the province’s anti-gang agency says much of that structure remains in place today. “The main conflicts are still there, however, you see now the gangs are more loosely tied,” said Sgt. Brenda Winpenny, spokeswoman for the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, the provincial anti-gang agency. Also distinctive today is how quickly allegiances shift and the number of lower-level “cells” or unnamed subgroups emerging, she said. It makes defining and quantifying the number of gangs difficult. The number of gangs controlling criminal markets listed by the anti-gang agency grew from a handful in 1980 to 188 by 2011, but there’s no available estimate today. The Criminal Code defines a gang as a group of three or more people with the main purpose of committing or facilitating serious offences for financial benefit. But many so-called “gangsters” don’t identify with the word. “A lot of these kids, they’re not seeing themselves joining the gang,” McConnell said. If you’re selling illicit drugs though, you’re associated, he said. “You’re not independent, or if you are, you’re not independent for very long. You have to get the drugs from somebody and the drugs are coming in from organized crime and filtering down to mid-level and low-level street gangs.” In contrast to the military-like hierarchy of the Hells Angels, McConnell likened the structure of many gangs today to a “bag of marbles.” They are not tied to particular geographic areas but move location and shift loyalty according to business opportunity. And with that has come more public violence. When Canada’s homicide rate reached 660 in 2017 — the highest in almost a decade — Statistics Canada attributed part of the spike to gang-related violence and shootings, singling out British Columbia as a hot spot. The province saw the homicide rate rise by 32 per cent that year. The homicide rate in B.C. levelled off again in 2018 but gang-related violence continues
to represent 37 per cent of all killings in the province. “In the, quote, ‘good old days,’ when the Hells Angels were in control of the whole lot, those acts of violence were minimal because they would go and talk to people about behaviour and about expectations and about attitudes, and if you did not listen carefully there were consequences,” said Rob Gordon, a criminologist at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C. “There’s no subtlety anymore. I’m being a sentimentalist.” VIOLENT NEW STAKES Joe Calendino was lying on a prison floor, emaciated and sick from drug withdrawal symptoms when he says he hit rock bottom. He was a member of the Hells Angels’ infamous Nomads chapter when he was busted selling $10 worth of crack cocaine to an undercover cop. It was the moment he began turning his life around, which he says was possible because the outlaw motorcycle club was ready to cut him loose. But the gang landscape has shifted so dramatically in the 10 years since then that today’s youth won’t have the same second chance, Calendino said. “There’s no rock bottom anymore, it’s a grave,” he said. Calendino now works with youth in gang prevention and intervention through his non-profit Yo Bro Yo Girl Youth Initiative. The organization offers programming in classrooms, after school and during school breaks that aim to keep kids busy, active and empowered with support from positive role models to choose a healthier life path. When he looks back on his early entry into criminal life, beginning with drugs in Grade 8 and high school fights with other kids, he said the stakes were different than those facing the kids today. “We didn’t go around shooting each other. We got into fights, a man or boy got beat up and it was over, it was done. You may have fought someone 10 to 15 times but you never ever thought of picking up a gun and going to shoot him,” he said. Vancouver Police Chief Adam Palmer told reporters in January 2018 that the region was experiencing a swell of gang-related violence unparalleled in the past 10 years after an innocent 15-year-old was killed by a stray bullet while his family was driving past a shootout.
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Dyer: About those Amazon fires
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Ambrose disagrees with Scheer’s assertion that Trudeau caved to Trump on NAFTA CANADIAN PRESS
OTTAWA — The Conservatives’ former leader doesn’t agree with the current leader’s assertion that Canada got taken to the cleaners by Donald Trump on the renegotiated NAFTA. Rona Ambrose, who was interim Conservative leader after the party’s 2015 election defeat, says Canada did make some concessions to get a deal but it also made some important gains.
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Trump downplays differences, portrays G7 as lovefest DARLENE SUPERVILLE ZEKE MILLER
BIARRITZ, France — Never mind his differences with world leaders on China, trade, Russia, Iran and more. President Donald Trump’s takeaway message from the Group of Seven summit in France was “unity.” In fact, “flawless” unity. During this year’s gathering of leaders of the world’s wealthiest democracies, Trump went to great lengths to portray it as something of a lovefest, papering over significant disagreements on major issues. “If there was any word for this particular meeting of seven very important countries, it was unity,” Trump said at a news conference Monday closing out the two-day gathering in the French resort of Biarritz. “We got along great,” he said. “We got along great.” He continued that message Tuesday after returning home from France. “The G7 was a great success for the USA and all,” he wrote in a tweet. “LameStream Media coverage bore NO relationship to what actually happened in France - FAKE NEWS. It was GREAT!” After Trump disrupted the last
two G7 summits with his erratic behaviour, other world leaders seemed determined to play along this year in the interest of keeping any negative drama out of the headlines. First came the decision by French President Emmanuel Macron, the summit host, to scrap the annual practice of issuing a lengthy joint statement, or communique, at the summit’s conclusion. The document typically spells out the consensus that leaders have reached on issues on the summit agenda and provides a roadmap for how they plan to tackle them. Trump roiled the 2017 meeting in Italy over the climate change passage in that summit’s final statement. And he withdrew his signature from the 2018 communique after complaining he had been slighted by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the host that year. “I think it’s against that background that Macron decided it’s not worth it” to issue a statement, said Thomas Bernes, a distinguished fellow at the Center for International Governance Innovation in Canada. Instead, the leaders issued a final “declaration” that began, “The G7 leaders wish to empha-
size their great unity and the positive spirit of their debates.” Macron also sought to play down awkward differences and said that what the G7 leaders were “really keen on was to convey a positive and joint message following our discussions.” The French leader stressed that everyone had worked “together, hand in hand, with President Trump over these two days.” For all of the happy talk, though, Trump came under pressure to end his lengthy trade dispute with China that is hurting other nations as well. Macron said the dispute had served to “create uncertainty” that is “bad for the world economy.” Differences over Russia didn’t stay hidden, either. Trump, as he had before last year’s summit, said he would like to see Russia re-admitted to the club. The former G8 kicked Russia out after President Vladimir Putin annexed the Crimean Peninsula in 2014. While his affinity for Russia has been questioned at home, Trump said Monday he’d prefer Russia be “inside the tent” rather than outside since so many of the issues the leaders discussed involved Russia.
Other members of the Group of Seven besides France, Canada, Italy and the U.S. are Britain, Germany and Japan. Canada’s Trudeau told reporters he had privately aired his objection to Russian readmittance. “Russia has yet to change the behaviour that led to its expulsion in 2014, and therefore should not be allowed back into the G7,” he said at a news conference. For all the courting of Trump by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Trump wouldn’t adopt Abe’s position that shortrange ballistic missile tests by neighbouring North Korea violate U.N. resolutions. Trump insisted that he and Abe were on the “same page” — but he appeared to defend the missile tests by North Korea’s Kim Jong Un by saying a lot of other people were testing missiles, too. “We’re in the world of missiles, folks, whether you like it or not,” he said. Trump also claimed that “great unity” existed on Iran, but he largely just restated his long-held views about the country, some of them hardly shared. France, Germany and other G7 members are unhappy that Trump withdrew the U.S. from a 2015 international pact that
eased sanctions on Iran in exchange for the Iranians agreeing to limit their nuclear program. Trump said the biggest conclusion the leaders reached was that Iran “can’t have nuclear weapons.” Far from a breakthrough, that has been the world’s position for decades. Asked about his efforts to ensure that fighters for the Islamic State group be returned to their home countries across Europe rather than housed by the United States, Trump said during a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the G7 leaders had “a pretty good meeting.” But then he allowed that they had “not reached a total conclusion.” “It’s unfair for the United States to take them, because they didn’t come from the United States,” he complained. Macron flicked at the challenges of smoothing over differences by reaching back in history. Seeking to justify the role of mediator between Iran and the United States that Macron is carving out, the French leader quoted one of his predecessors, World War II hero Gen. Charles de Gaulle, who said, “Diplomacy is trying to hold together broken windows.”
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OTTAWA — The owner of the billboards that featured ads promoting Maxime Bernier and his stance on immigration said they would have stayed up had the third-party group that paid for them not left his company twisting in the wind. Randy Otto, the president of Pattison Outdoor
Advertising, said his company agreed to run the ads on the condition that True North Strong & Free Advertising Corp. identify itself and let people viewing the billboards know how to get in touch. Otto said his company felt the group, which is registered with Elections Canada as a third-party advertiser in the 2019 campaign, was entitled to promote the
views on immigration held by Bernier and the People’s Party of Canada — as long as it was prepared to deal with any fallout. The billboards, which feature preelection advertising with Bernier’s face, the People’s Party of Canada logo and a slogan advocating against “mass immigration,” started appearing in different spots across the
country last week. They quickly sparked criticism, including from Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil, for promoting anti-immigrant rhetoric. Otto said he did not like having been left alone to defend the ads or appreciate Bernier’s accusing him of caving to a “totalitarian leftist mob” after deciding to take the ads off Pattison billboards.
“I think probably for me, the biggest concern I have is people’s impression of the company and that we are trying to restrict free speech,” Otto said in an interview Tuesday. “More than that, has been the very strong vocal, sometimes venomous, calls to my staff across the country, where people are expressing their opinions about the decision
to either put the ads up or take them down,” he said. “And so people who had nothing to do with this decision and are simply answering the phone are getting extremely vicious calls from members of the public and that’s very unfortunate.” Otto said he was “overwhelmed” and “appalled” to see Frank Smeenk, the head of the third-party group, tell
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Education and prevention needed to tackle addiction, substance use ADDICTION, SUBSTANCE-USE DISORDERS REMAIN UNDER-REPORTED, UNDERFUNDED AND UNDERTREATED
reviewed some interesting stats about alcohol-use disorder (AUD). I apologize for it being American-based, but it is still somewhat noteworthy and relevant to consider in our way of being today: • 88,000 people died of alcohol-related accidents and illness between 2006 and 2011, compared to 33,000 who died from opioid overdose in 2015. • AUD is the thirdleading cause of preventable death in U.S. • AUD affects more people than the disability of diabetes, produces more early mortality than heart diseases and costs the medical system as much as Alzheimer’s disease. • 25 per cent of people over the age of 12 have engaged in binge drinking in the past 30 days. • AUD is the seventhleading factor for death
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overall for people ages 15 to 49. • Only seven per cent of people with AUD seek help, despite scientific facts and evidence-based approaches that can help treat it. • Between 40 per cent 70 per cent of substance-use disorder is genetic. • People who use alcohol before the age of 15 are four times more likely to become addicted to some substance compared to those who have
their first drink at age 20 or older. Those are interesting statistics, especially the low percentage — seven per cent — of people who seek help. This means 93 per cent of people suffering with a treatable disease are not seeking medical attention. Medicine has advanced greatly in the field of addiction; unfortunately, most general practitioners are not aware of what treatments help best. Perhaps this is
why many people don’t reach out. More education is needed. For example, with AUD, medications such as Naltrexone, Acamprosate and Disufirsam can be prescribed to address craving and use. It greatly pains me to know that, despite these facts, addiction/substance-abuse disorders remain under-reported, underfunded and underor untreated. Prevention is key. Considering the statistic that 25 per cent of people over the age of 12 bingedrink and that those who use alcohol before age 15 are four times more likely to become addicted to some substance in life, imagine what impact education could have if we taught more about alcohol/drug use before students enter this crucial stage. In order to educate now, I present what all
doctors should ask if they ever question the presence of a substance abuse disorder. You can do it yourself right now — or at a party with friends. It can be eyeopening, especially to anyone with the disease of addiction. CAGE is simple, easy and consists of four short questions to ask. To remember this quiz, imagine what happens when one is addicted. We become entrapped in a CAGE. CAGE: 1. Have you ever tried to cut down? 2. Have you ever become annoyed when someone mentions your use? 3. Have you ever experienced guilt after use? 4. Have you ever had an eye opener to settle your nerves, treat your hangover or prevent withdrawal from use? Answering yes to two or more of those ques-
tions is indicative of a possible substance-use disorder. I wish someone in the education system would have taken time to teach me about drugs (and, yes, alcohol is most certainly a drug). I don’t know if it would have made a difference, but at least I would have been made aware that if I, as a teen, was having more than five drinks a week (for males) or more than four drinks per week (for females), I was at a high risk for developing substance abuse disorder. (And I was. I drank more than that every weekend as a teenager). This is not rocket science. It is based on scientific fact. Planting this seed early might not have stopped me from drinking, but it might have made a difference in the length of time I have lost.
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TMX pipeline expansion work to begin TRANS MOUNTAIN GIVES CONTRACTORS 30 DAYS TO GET WORKERS, SUPPLIES READY FOR PIPELINE TOM FLETCHER B.C. residents could see about a one per cent rate decrease at the hydro meter next spring, pending approval from the B.C. Utilities Commission.
BC Hydro applies for rare cut in electricity rates next year PROVINCE WROTE OFF $1.1 BILLION DEBT TO HELP REVERSE RATE INCREASE TOM FLETCHER
BC Hydro has applied for a rare rate decrease to take effect next spring — before the cost of hydroelectricity to B.C. consumers is forecast to climb again. Documents released Friday by BC Hydro project a rate decrease of just under one per cent, an abrupt change from an upward trend in recent years driven by debt piling up to upgrade aging facilities and build the Site C dam on the Peace River. The rate decrease is subject to approval by the B.C. Utilities Commission and would take effect on April 1, 2020. It would be followed by a 3.5 per cent rate increase a year later, according to the latest rates forecast. BC Hydro CEO Chris O’Riley cited lower that forecast debt costs, stronger income from Powerex, the utility’s power trading subsidiary, and reduced costs from purchasing independent power. The B.C. NDP government tried to freeze rates in 2018, but the BCUC
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Indigenous partnerships to develop power in remote regions that are off the BC Hydro grid, Mungall said at the time. The NDP govern— Energy Minister Michelle Mungall ment produced a controversial report in February, entitled Zapped, that said rejected its application. Since then, it former premier Gordon Campbell’s 2002 has suspended independent power contract purchases and, in Finance Minister push into contracted run-of-river, wind Carole James’ latest budget, wrote off and biomass power will cost the Crown $1.1 billion of BC Hydro’s deferred debt corporation $16 billion over the next 20 by transferring it to the provincial debt. years. “I’m thrilled that BC Hydro is now B.C. Liberal energy critic Greg Kyllo able to apply for a rate reduction for said the NDP’s “assault on clean energy the first time in decades,” said Energy producers” was a move to protect the Minister Michelle Mungall, whose term unionized monopoly of BC Hydro progot off to a rocky start when she promduction. ised a rate freeze and couldn’t deliver. “British Columbia has been a leader The NDP government moved to in green tech and clean energy, and suspend BC Hydro’s “standing offer the advances we have seen over the program” for independent power projpast decade have been thanks to entreects, after years of characterizing indepreneurs, private businesses and First pendent power as a key driver in rising Nations investing in the future, certainly costs. Exceptions would be made for not government bureaucrats,” Kyllo said.
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Construction is slated to begin again on the Trans Mountain pipeline. In a notice issued this week by Trans Mountain Corp., the federal Crown corporation said it had given its prime construction contractors 30 days notice to begin “hiring workers, procuring goods and services and developing detailed construction work plans.” About 4,200 workers are expected to be employed building the pipeline, Trans Mountain Corp. said. The federal government purchased the pipeline expansion back in 2018 for $4.5 billion. It went through a re-approval process earlier this year and was green lit in June. Work is scheduled to start up again in communities along the route between Edmonton and the terminals in Burnaby.
This will include a right-of-way in Alberta and an “immediate” return to work at the Burnaby and Westridge Marine terminals. Work will also commence in the Kamloops area. “Clearly, this project has been subjected to numerous delays and setbacks over the past several years,” CEO Ian Anderson said last week. “With today’s announcement on the commencement of construction, I firmly believe that we are finally able to start delivering the significant national and regional benefits we have always committed to.” The Crown corporation said if it gets the permits and approvals it needs on time, the expansion project could be in service by mid-2022.
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Kamloops residents will have more opportunities to hop on board the bus, courtesy an expansion in transit hours that will take effect beginning in September. Fair changes will also occur at that time, one of which was controversial at the time of its announcement. Effective Sept. 1, the City of Kamloops and BC Transit are expanding the city’s transit by 3,000 hours. The hours will be added to existing routes to improve reliability, especially in the Thompson Rivers University area. The expansion includes: • improvements to route 1 Tranquille, route 7 Aberdeen and route 9 Gleneagles; • increased weekend peak-hour service
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frequency on routes 7 Aberdeen and 9 Gleneagles; • service hour extension on routes 1 Tranquille, 7 Aberdeen and 17 Dallas • and route 10 North Shore TRU Express improvements. In addition, changes will also take effect to transit rates, including the elimination of transfers that allow riders to take two consecutive buses and arrive at a final destination without having to pay for two bus fares. BC Transit has said transfers provide
conflict for drivers. In place of transfers, a DayPASS will be available for $4 on board the bus or with two bus tickets. Student and senior tickets will increase by $2.50 to $18, but monthly passes will decrease. Adult monthly passes are going down by $3 to $50, while student and seniors will pay $4 less per month at $30. HandyDart rates will not change. For more information, go online to bctransit. com or pick up a new copy of the Rider’s Guide.
KTW FILE PHOTO The City of Kamloops and BC Transit will add 3,000 hours to the bus schedule effective Sept. 1 to improve reliability of routes, especially those headed to and from Thompson Rivers University. Bus fares will also be tweaked.
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DAVE HOLLAND/CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE Greg Stewart of Kamloops shows off hardware on Sunday at the Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru.
Injured Stewart claims silver MARTY HASTINGS ALLEN DOUGLAS/KTW Garret Kryzanowski had himself a game against the Valley Huskers of Chilliwack on Saturday at Hillside Stadium.
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Nick Nica needed a monster game in a big way. The quarterback from Langley left the Valley Huskers of Chilliwack in the off-season to join the Kamloops Broncos, who gave the 6-foot-4 pivot the starting job, the keys to a new-look offence under co-ordinator Jeremy White. Kamloops stumbled to an 0-3 start and Nica’s numbers during that stretch — completing 25 of 62 passes for 221 yards and three interceptions — were not great. Backup Cameron Wright had thrown the Broncos’ only touchdown pass of the campaign, a 43-yard strike to Ian Finstad in garbage time in a 63-7 loss to the Langley Rams at Hillside Stadium on Aug. 10. With his old team in town on Saturday, the new guy
had the confidence-inspiring performance he was desperate for, albeit in a 47-35 defeat to the visitors from Chilliwack. Nica was 20-for-42, with 366 yards passing, four touchdowns and one interception. “As a quarterback, you can get into your own head and other people can get into your head, so you need to have bounce-back games to reassure yourself that you still can do the job and show people you’re still the No. 1 guy,” Nica said. “I have a lot of friends on that team, my best friends. It was very emotional at the end of it. I really wanted to win against them.” Kamloops (0-4) is the B.C. Football Conference’s only winless team heading into the Labour Day bye weekend. Valley is 1-3.
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When large men fall, good things generally don’t happen. Greg Stewart, a 7-foot2 powerhouse from Kamloops, was in the gym training last Wednesday when he bailed and hurt his back, an injury that nearly kept him from moving the implement on Sunday at the Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. Great work by a physiotherapist and massage therapist enabled Stewart, 33, to compete and win silver in shot put, his throw of 14.96 metres second only to Joshua Cinnamo’s worldrecord heave of 16.49m. Cinnamo, 38, is from
San Diego, Calif. “My physiotherapist, as well as my massage therapist, did an extraordinary job pulling me back together,” Stewart said in a message on Facebook. “I’m extremely grateful for this opportunity and I’m looking forward to competing at worlds in November.” Stewart, whose personal-best throw of 15.82m is a Canadian record in his category, will be aiming to peak this year at the World Para Athletics Championships, which will run from Nov. 7 to Nov. 15 in Dubai. “Shout out to all the athletes competing here at the Parapan American Games,” Stewart said. “Continue to strive forward, push the limits and be the best that you can be.”
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Swiss import Baragano hits ground running Inaki Baragano (top row, third from right) celebrates with Team Holland after its Blazers Cup victory on Sunday at Sandman Centre.
Inaki Baragano made a good first impression on Kamloops Blazers’ general manager Matt Bardsley, who found the Swiss import defenceman in the Sandman Centre weight room the day after arriving from Europe. The 5-foot-10, 170-pound right shot from Lausanne didn’t let any jet lag catch up to him at training camp, either. “We thought he had an outstanding camp,” Bardsley said. Baragano, who turns 18 on Sept. 4, scored the overtime winner for Team Holland in the Blazers Cup final, the marker putting an end to the split-squad tournament and training camp, which wrapped up on Sunday at Sandman Centre. The goal was just an exclamation point. Bardsley said the import showed mobility, a crisp first pass and a physical component to his game during practices and scrimmages, tools the GM thought he was getting when he selected Baragano 16th overall at the CHL Import Draft in June. “But sometimes, you never know,” Bardsley said. “You see
hold a candle to the WHL, a great training camp does not necessarily mean a strong pre-season and performing well in exhibition games does not guarantee success in the regular season. But Baragano touched down in Kamloops and hit the tarmac running — and that’s never a bad thing. “He seems like a very comfortable person,” Bardsley said. “We’re really happy with where he’s at.”
video and you kind of have to lean on your contacts.” Bardsley nabbed a pair of players at the 2018 import draft, defenceman Joonas Sillanpaa of Finland and forward Martin Lang of the Czech Republic. Sillanpaa’s tenure with the Blazers ended after the 2018-2019 campaign. Lang stuck and it was his agent who recommended Bardsley take a look at Baragano.
“For junior, it’s the best league,” Baragano said. “In Switzerland, the junior league is not very good. That’s why I wanted to play for the Kamloops Blazers.” Baragano toiled last season for Lausanne in the under-20 Swiss Elite League and finished fourth among defencemen in scoring, with 22 points in 39 games, including six goals.
The three defencemen ahead of him are two years older, born in 1999. “I’m an offensive player,” Baragano said. “I love the puck. Good skating. Good passes.” And how was he able to make a statement at training camp? “I knew I can play,” he said. “So I played. Relaxed. No stress. That’s why I play like this.” The U20 Swiss league does not
KUEFLER SHINES Baragano’s overtime winner in the Blazers Cup final would not have happened if 17-year-old forward Daylan Kuefler did not score with 4.7 seconds remaining in regulation to force the extra session. The marker was Kuefler’s 10th of training camp, to go along with two assists. KTW will have more on the Stettler, Alta., product — who spent 10 months living with Shane Doan— in its Friday edition. See BLAZERS, A22
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PACK TO OPEN SEASON AT HOME AGAINST DEFENDING CHAMPS Regular season action gets underway for the TRU WolfPack men’s soccer team on Saturday, when the UBC Thunderbirds come to town. Kickoff is 1 p.m. UBC, two-time defending Canada West champion, is ranked No. 1 in a pre-season conference coaches’ poll. The Pack are ranked fourth. TRU will play host to Victoria on Sunday, another 1 p.m. start. The WolfPack were undefeated in pre-season play, with five victories and one draw, and wrapped the exhibition slate by thumping the College of the Sequoias Giants 7-0 on Saturday in Fresno, Calif. Dylan Hooper scored a hat-trick, Justin Donaldson netted two goals and Denzel Marican and Scott Cramer had singles. Donaldson and Marican are from Kamloops. Oliver Jumeau and Jackson Gardner shared the clean sheet. TRU began the road
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trip down south with a 2-1 victory over the Apple Valley Storm last Tuesday and played to a scoreless draw with the NCAA Division 2 Fresno Pacific Sunbirds on Thursday. On the women’s side, TRU posted a 1-2 record against Canada West opposition last week in exhibition play in Saskatchewan.
Camryn Curts, Chantal Gammie, Robin Price and Emily Clark scored for TRU in a 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Wesmen on Saturday. Rookie goalkeeper Mae Hobenshield picked up the victory between the pipes. The Saskatchewan Huskies blanked TRU 2-0 on Friday.
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The Regina Cougars knocked off the Pack 3-1 on Thursday. TRU will finish the pre-season against UBC Okanagan on Wednesday in Kelowna. Match 1 of the regular season for the TRU women is slated for Sept. 5, when they tackle the UNBC Timberwolves in Prince George.
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The Langley Rams are atop league standings at 4-0, the Westshore Rebels of Langford are 3-1 and the Vancouver Island Raiders of Nanaimo and Okanagan Sun of Kelowna are both 2-2 The Broncos have this week off to visit family and friends and recuperate from injuries before beginning preparations for the Rebels, who will be in town on Saturday, Sept. 7. Game time is 6 p.m. at Hillside Stadium. Westshore, which fell 40-30 to hometown Langley on Saturday, will enter the contest as a heavy favourite. The Broncos were forced to alter offensive strategy following the permanent exodus of running back Kuda Murasiranwa, who did not play on the weekend and will be returning to Ontario this week, according to his father, Armstrong. Murasiranwa, a 21-year-old speedster who runs track for the University of Guelph Gryphons, led Kamloops in carries in weeks one, two and three. “We had to adjust the game plan accordingly, with our best assets being Nick and the receiv-
ing corps,” White said. “And the one group that’s been excellent all year, from the get-go, is our O-line.” Kuda’s younger brother, Darlington, has also left the Broncos for Guelph. The Westsyde secondary graduate is expected to play soccer next season for the Gryphons. Garret Kryzanowski torched Valley’s defensive backs for 188 yards receiving on six catches, two of them for touchdowns. Evan Guizzo of Kamloops caught seven passes for 82 yards and one major. “It was very reassuring that our offence can put up points and comforting that we can be in games to the very end,” Nica said. “It was very reassuring.” Ferdinand Somda moved into the No. 1 spot on the Broncos’ running back depth chart and carried 12 times for 41 yards. Nica scampered five times for 54 yards and one touchdown. “This was Nick’s game, against his former team,” White said. “It boosts his confidence, for sure, and also the team rallying behind him.” Linebacker Darby Kwan led the Broncos’ defence, with six tackles, one assisted tackle
and two special teams tackles. Kamloops product Kaden Cook and Austin Kimbriel had one interception apiece. Valley racked up 361 yards passing and 151 yards on the ground. The Broncos and Huskers will clash again in Chilliwack on Sept. 28. BERNARDO HONOURED The Kamloops Broncos honoured former president Dino Bernardo during a halftime ceremony on Saturday. Bernardo, a founding board member in 2007, resigned from his position with the club in December, part of sweeping changes that followed last year’s 0-10 campaign. “To all the players that made it out, and for all the messages I received, thank you,” Bernardo wrote on Facebook. “The legacy for me is a fantastic group of young people that have turned out to be fantastic adults.” ELLIS ABSENT Broncos’ head coach Rob Ellis was not on the sidelines on Saturday. He was out of town dealing with family health issues.
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SPORTS TRIPS DOWN THOMPSON
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Thompson River Interior Paddle Sports (TRIPS) welcomed visitors from the Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club on the weekend. Four voyageur canoes and two tandems travelled to Ashcroft from Savona on Saturday. A smaller group navigated the challenging Black Canyon on the way to Martel Rapid from Ashcroft on Sunday. The Kamloops club has co-ordinated the excursion for 15 years. For more information on TRIPS, go online to kamloopspaddlers.net. GREG ARVIDSON PHOTO
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ACTIVITY PROGRAMS Fall Activity Guide is out, registration for programs begins Wednesday August 21 . Programs are cancelled if the minimum numbers are not met.
Watercolour Open Studio
Fully explore your favourite techniques from previous classes at your own pace in the open studio watercolour session. You will have the chance to review techniques from the beginner class and work independently. Guidance and critiquing will round out the experience. South Kamloops Secondary School Tue Sep 24–Nov 5 6:30–8:30 pm 7/$105
We Bike’s inclusive program coaches new riders and/or those who do not have the physical skills and/or confidence to ride a bicycle. This program focuses on safety, balance and the fundamental movement skills of biking. Participants will learn to shift weight, pedal, and brake on a variety of surfaces. Prince Charles Park Ages: 6–8 Sat Sep 14–Sep 28 10:00–11:00 am 3/$30 Ages: 9-12 Sat Sep 14–Sep 28 11:00 am–12:00 pm 3/$30
FAST stands for Fun Adult Starter Tennis. In this program, you will learn tennis fundamentals, including basic tactics and techniques, rules, and scoring. In partnership with the Kamloops Tennis Centre. Kamloops Tennis Centre Sat Sep 7–Sep 28 10:30–12:00 pm 4/$75
Blazers make cuts ahead of pre-season From A20
The Blazers trimmed their roster to 31 players on Monday. Forwards remaining include Ryley Applelt, Caedan Bankier, Reese Belton, Orrin Centazzo, Zane Franklin, Riley Ginnell, Kuefler, Lang, Kobe Mohr, Jerzy
Orchard, Josh Pillar, Matthew Seminoff, Kyrell Sopotyk, Tye Spencer, Logan Stankoven, Brodi Stuart, Connor Zary and Alec Zawatsky. KTW will take a closer look at the forwards on Friday. Defencemen remaining include Logan Bairos, Baragano, Ethan Brandwood, Jackson
Caller, Mats Lindgren, Montana Onyebuchi, Quinn Schmiemann, Sean Strange, Trevor Thurston and Luke Zazula. Dylan Garand, Rayce Ramsay and Dylan Ernst are the remaining goaltenders. The D corps and netminders will be examined next week in KTW.
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Here is how you can encourage kids to love music
usic education can have a profound impact on children. According to PBS, research has found that learning music facilitates learning other subjects, enhancing skills children will inevitably use elsewhere. The benefits of music education might be even more tangible than that. A 2004 study published in the journal Psychological Science found that six-year-olds who were given weekly voice and piano lessons benefitted from small increase in IQs. Groups that received drama lessons or no lessons at all experienced no such increases. Additional studies have linked music education to other benefits. The Children’s Music Workshop notes that research has shown that musical training physically develops the part of the brain associated with processing language. These are just a handful of the ways music education can positively impact young minds.
Parents who want their children to reap these rewards and more can take these steps to encourage a love of music in their children: • Cut a rug with your kids: Children are bundles of energy who want to expend as much of that energy as possible. Dancing along to music is a great way for kids to use it up. Kids might not be able to waltz or dance an Irish jig, but many love to jump up and down. If they begin to associate music and dancing with jumping up and down, they’re more likely to smile when mom and dad crank up the stereo. • Sing and encourage kids to sing along: Kids won’t know if their parents are classically trained opera singers or performers whose vocal talents are best restricted to the shower. Singing along to favorite songs may encourage kids to follow suit, allowing them to learn words and language. Singing is also a fun activity kids are sure to embrace, making them look forward to daily music sessions.
• Let kids be the DJ: When you start playing music, keep a close on children to see how they react to different types of music. If they seem to favour one style over another, play that favourite style more often. If they tend to like it all, continue to expand their horizons, which many even open your eyes to musical styles and acts you’d never consider otherwise. • Let kids participate in music: Younger children might not be able to pick up a guitar and make it sing, but that doesn’t mean they can’t participate. Purchase age-appropriate instruments for your children the moment they start playing with toys. Their curiosity might compel them to embrace musical lessons as they grow older. In addition, look for children’s musical events in your community, whether it’s a sing-along at the local library or an introduction to musical instruments at a nearby music tore. Music can enrich kids’ lives in various ways and it’s never too early for parents to encourage a love of music in their children.
Volunteer with the family Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community. Volunteers play an integral and invaluable role in helping charities achieve their goals. Without volunteers, many charities wouldn’t be able to meet their missions — and some might even cease to exist. Volunteers often note that helping others is its own reward, and research backs that up. Researchers at the London School of Economics found that the more people volunteered, the happier they were. Published in the journal Social Science and Medicine, the study found that the odds of being “very happy” rose by 12 per cent among people who volunteered every two to four weeks compared to people who did not volunteer.
Keep your children moving Medical experts say children should get at least one hour of physical activity per day. Many kids easily achieve that marker simply by being children and engaging in the activities kids are drawn to each day, such as running, climbing and playing games like tag with other youngsters. The Canadian Paediatric Society notes that exercise needs change as children advance through various stages in life — and that means activities should
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With such benefits, it’s no wonder many families look to volunteer together. Find a fun activity. Kids like to mimic their parents, so parents who already volunteer may find their children are excited about following mom and dad’s lead. That excitement level will only increase if parents find an activity in which their kids are interested. Teachers can be great resources in making age-appropriate suggestions. Parents shouldn’t hesitate to ask for recommendations from teachers, who may be in the best position to suggest opportunities that children can handle and enjoy. As always, Volunteer Kamloops is the go-to resource for volunteering. The agency is online at volunteerkamloops.org.
change along with them. For example, the society recommends physical activities for toddlers should be fun and encourage children to explore and try new things. Unstructured physical activity or free play can benefit toddlers. As toddlers become preschoolers, physical activities can become more structured, though the society notes children of this age may not understand the rules of organized sports, nor are they necessarily co-ordinated
enough to take part. However, structured activities like games of tag and throwing and catching may be appropriate for some preschoolers. As children enter kindergarten and advance through elementary school, physical activities can be moderate to vigorous in intensity. Organized sports can become part of the fitness regimen at this time, though the CPS recommends short instruction times and flexible rules.
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How to help children make friends at school The average student likely spends more time at school and participating in extracurricular activities with classmates than he or she does at home. In close proximity to so many peers, it may seem like making friends would be a snap. However, some students have trouble connecting and can use a little push to make friends. The family and parenting resource Parenting Science notes that research indicates that the most popular children are those who exemplify certain traits. These traits include being caring, a willingness to share, a willingness to offer help and strong verbal skills. Children who embrace these traits may prove better at making friends. Parents may find that youngsters need some encouragement to build their social circles and the following are some ways parents can offer that encouragement: • Encourage kids to seek out someone on their own: It may be challenging to walk up to a group and introduce yourself. Encourage students to seek out
someone who is alone and then strike up a conversation, which can be less intimidating than approaching a group. Emphasize to kids that other students may also be a little shy and looking to make friends. • Practise conversation starters at home: Children can work with their parents to come up with topics that can help foster communication. These can include ice breakers and common interests, such as favourite television shows or video games. • Teach kids approachable body language: Wearing earbuds or exhibiting negative body language, such as crossed arms or avoiding eye contact, can make a person seem less approachable. Smiling, engaging in conversation and being friendly can make it easier to make friends. • Ask teachers to help: The education resource Understood says teachers can give children responsibilities, such as the opportunity to hand out snacks or papers, which can build confidence and provide opportunities for kids to
converse with their peers. • Help children be active listeners: An active listener is someone who makes it clear that he or she is paying attention. Making eye contact, orienting the body toward the speaker and making relevant verbal responses are some active listening strategies that can help kids more fully engage with their peers. Feeling valued and listened to may encourage other children to be more friendly and engaging. • Ask open questions: The social networking advisement site Young Scot suggests having students ask open questions, such as: “How was your summer?” or “What sports do you like to play?” These types of questions can kick-start in-depth conversations. • Join a team or club: Students often make friends in social or extracurricular settings, such as on a sports team. With a shared interest, it’s easy to find topics to discuss. Making friends in school can make time spent in the classroom more enjoyable for youngsters.
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Over the course of an academic career, the average student switches schools three to four times. Elementary school gives way to middle school or high school. If a student chooses to keep their academic journey going after high school, university awaits. Adolescence is a transitional period when many students may be learning how to make decisions and taking their first significant steps toward becoming independent adults. That can make the transition from middle school to high school more complicated than previous transitional periods young people experienced. Several changes take place in high school that can impact students’ anxiety levels.
To help make high school a positive experience and less likely to induce anxiety, students and their parents can employ these tips. • Establish a consistent routine. The education resource CollegeVine advises students to build good study habits, create a calm and organized homework environment and focus on studies while keeping distractions at bay. • Encourage extracurricular activities. Activities outside of the classroom are a great way for students to make friends and involve themselves socially with their peers. • Buddy up. Just as they might have done upon entering kindergarten, students on the cusp of starting high school can find someone who will be attending the same school and go over schedules and potential meet-up times.
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ARIES - Mar 21/Apr 20
CANCER - Jun 22/Jul 22
AUGUST 28 - SEPTEMBER 3, 2019 LIBRA
- Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, if you have put a high level of trust into other people, you won’t be disappointed when they live up to all of your expectations. Take some time to thank them.
Cancer, you may be worrying about things that are troubling you instead of enjoying time spent with friends. Enjoy time with loved ones and your troubles will subside.
Aries, you may be feeling sociable this week. Make the most of opportunities to hang out with those people you prefer to spend time with regularly.
TAURUS - Apr 21/May 21
LEO - Jul 23/Aug 23
Your work will be a labor of love for someone special, Taurus. Even though you are doing it for generous reasons, give yourself ample time to breathe and unwind.
- Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, you may feel a desire to be fully understood by others this week. But they can only understand you if you’re open and honest with them. Be more forthcoming.
Surround yourself with loved ones this week, Leo. You will take away much joy from these interactions. Do something fun and playful with siblings or cousins.
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VIRGO - Aug 24/Sept 22
Gemini, your routine offers you comfort this week, but you may want to find some way to veer off course for a little bit. Who knows what waits around the bend?
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Virgo, you may feel the need to be responsible for others over the course of the next few days. They can probably handle themselves, but a little help never hurt.
CAPRICORN - Dec 22/Jan20 Capricorn, little financial uncertainty should compel you to take inventory or even revise spending habits. Unforseen circumstances can pop up.
AQUARIUS - Jan 21/Feb 18 You may feel confused about your current situation in life, Aquarius. This may be the case if you’re comparing yourself to others. You’re actually doing quite well.
Sagittarius, you are alert and inspired this week, and you may be on a quest to expand your social circle. Go to community events or other social activities in your area.
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WEDNESDAY, August 28, 2019
OBITUARIES & IN MEMORIAM In Loving Memory of
Caroline (Dragica Kathleen) Matonovich (née Katalinic)
September 11, 1928 - August 20, 2019
October 15, 1936 - August 17, 2019
It is with great sadness we announce that Lenore Gordon passed away on August 20, 2019 after a lengthy battle with cancer at the age of 90. Survived by her daughter Susan (Ron) Bestward, grandchildren Kelly (Paul), great-granddaughter Olivia, Paul (Christina), son Steve, sister Gloria along with niece Sandy and nephew Kirk and brother Doug. Predeceased by her parents, two husbands Keith and Bill and son Len. Mom retired from the Kamloops School District in 1989 and spent her retirement golfing, travelling and crafting. Mom was our rock and she will be greatly missed by her family. As requested there will be no service. Lenore’s wish is that you raise a glass of bubbly in her memory. Thank you to the Kamloops Palliative nurses and the staff at the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice House for your care and compassion. Condolences may be sent to the family at DrakeCremation.com
We are the children of Caroline. We have been given an incredible mother who showed great love, wisdom, care and compassion. Her gift to us is the special part of her that will live in each of us. She was loving, giving and the most unselfish person we have known. A mother’s love is the strongest bond and she showed this to us daily. The love that she has taught us will continue to grow and will only strengthen over time in our lives and in our memories. We know that she is in heaven and they have received a beautiful angel. Thank you mom and we will always love you. We are the grandchildren of Caroline (Bubbie). We have been given a grandmother full of kindness, joy and love. The wonderful gift that you have instilled in our parents will live in each of us as well. She encouraged our dreams and praised our every success (small or big).
Caroline was born in Flin Flon, Manitoba on October 15, 1936 to John and Manda Katalinic, who immigrated from Croatia to create a better life for their family. In 1937, her family moved to Richmond, BC where she was raised and went to school. She had many friends growing up and had remained lifelong friends with many of them. After graduating from high school, she worked in Richmond until she married and moved to Kamloops in 1958. Here is where she raised her four children. Mom worked very hard on the family orchard and made the best apple pies in the world. This was well received by her family and friends. She was an avid reader and loved her books. She was regularly exchanging books with friends that could be compared to the book club phenomena we have today. She had a real passion for helping others in need and was a strong advocate for supporting those from vulnerable populations. The most enjoyable part of her life was to watch her children and grandchildren grow, play and be involved in their activities. She so loved watching all of us perform in more ways than one. She is survived by her children Lani (Doug) Malanchuk, Debbie Matonovich, Nicky (Kathy) Matonovich, Johnny (Sukh) Matonovich, her grandchildren Julia, Nicholas, Jayse, Raiya and John Matonovich (father of her children). She is also survived by her sister Mary Ann (Barrie) Hunt, brothers Joseph Katalinic and John Katalinic and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents John and Manda Katalinic, infant brothers Marco and Louis Katalinic. We would like to thank Dr. Hollman for her care and love to our mother and our family. Also, the loving care provided at the Ponderosa Lodge and Trinity Hospice. A private family service was held.
Bubbie, you will always have a cherished place in our memories and our hearts.
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Harold Michael Mackintosh McGiverin “Mike” October 24, 1926 August 21, 2019
It is with a sad heart that we announce the passing of Mike McGiverin on August 21, 2019 at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops surrounded by family. Predeceased by his parents Harold Mackintosh McGiverin and Agatha Birney (Farrington), his sister Agatha (Gay) Jarvis, his wife of 66 years June Doreen, son Michael John and two grandsons.
Gennarina Guido 1936 - 2019
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our Mother and Nonna Gennarina Guido on August 21, 2019 at the age of 83 years. Mom was born in Grimaldi, Cosenza, Italy, on January 1, 1936. In January of 1959, she married our Dad Armando Guido and they shared 61 years together. They were blessed with three children Peter (Joan), Maria (Ivan), Dino (Karla), eight grandchildren and one greatgranddaughter.
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James (Jim) Frank Davidson
In Loving Memory of
Wm (Bill) Valli 1933 – 2017
May 8, 1949 — January 16, 2019
Mom’s family was the focus of her life. She was firm but loving. She held herself and her family to a high standard and was not shy in letting us know when we needed to pull our socks up.
Mike is survived by his sister Shelia Bentley (Peter), son Mack (Brenda), son William (Wendy), daughter Patricia Schley (Ken), son Gerald (Cynthia) and son Robert, eleven grandchildren and fifteen greatgrandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Mom was proud of her family and always was our greatest defender and support system.
Mike was born and raised in Victoria, BC. He went to Rigley College in Ontario and showed himself to be an avid sportsman. He moved to the mainland to raise a family and the majority of his career was with the Canfor Corp. In his retirement years he and June loved to travel to Arizona, go cruising, boating, cabin life and finally settled down in Kamloops, BC.
Mom loved to cook big meals and all her children and grandchildren will be left with fond memories of lovely times and long conversations around the kitchen table.
At Mike’s request there will be no funeral service, a small family gathering will be held at a later date.
Thank you to all the caregivers that helped our mom over the past few years and to family and friends who have offered their support.
I wanted to let you know I am thinking about you. You are in my thoughts and prayers ***great big hug**** Love you.
The Reverend Father Vijay Martin will celebrate the Funeral Mass in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at 11:00 am on Thursday, August 29, 2019. Entombment will follow at Sage Valley Mausoleum, Hillside Cemetery.
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Should friends desire, donations to the Kamloops Hospice Association in her memory would be most appreciated.
She was creative and loved to sew for herself and all the members of her family. She loved fashion and always presented herself in her usual classic elegant way.
Mom also loved her flower garden and vegetable garden and spent much of her summers, there, in her happy place. We will remember our mom as a powerhouse, packaged in the kind, quiet, reflective and thoughtful person she was.
Condolences may be expressed at www.schoeningfuneralservice.com
Friends and colleagues of Jim are invited to reminisce and celebrate his life on Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Coast Hotel, 1250 Rogers Way, Kamloops, BC.
I miss your forever smile and all the fun we had hiking. I miss the warm hugs. We all miss you very much. Dearly missed and always remembered. Love Ann and family
WEDNESDAY, August 28, 2019
OBITUARIES & IN MEMORIAM Susanna Fawkes It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Susanna Fawkes who passed away peacefully with family at her side on August 11, 2019 at her home. Susanna will always be lovingly remembered and tremendously missed by all who knew her. Left to cherish her memories and carry on her legacy of love and kindness are: her husband Andrew Fawkes, her daughter Ania Grigoryan, her sister Lilya Tsaturyan, her brother Artyom Movsisyan, her step-son Darren (Tara) Fawkes, her step-daughter Angela (Marvin) Voigt, her sister-in-law Marietta (Richard) Laing and the family in Ashcroft, as well as her grandchildren Emmett Fawkes, Jade Benoit and Amanda and Daniel Voigt.
Rivers University in 2010, where she taught ESL, TESL, and Russian, and also in ITC programs on campus, in Korea, China and the USA. She has also taught ESL at the University of Alberta, the University of Calgary and taught seminars through Paragon. She also served as an interpreter.
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Her love of learning led her to be a true academic through her constant publications, presentations and attendance at PD events. She was a great teacher and was always thinking about her students.
May tender memories soften your grief,
Susanna was also an artist with many of her paintings and ceramics on display at TRU and for the Canada 150 events. She loved the outdoors, especially skiing with her daughter and husband and hiking and taking walks by the lake near her house. She was a strong advocate for healthy living. Susanna was always experimenting with cooking and when she wasn’t reading, planning lessons, going to the theatre or cultural events, Susanna would be in the kitchen. She was on a plantbased diet and was often sharing recipes and food ideas with colleagues and friends.
Born in Armenia, Susanna received her first degree in Philology. Her family later moved to Russia. In 2004, Susanna immigrated to Canada and married her loving husband Andy.
She was genuine, witty, sarcastic, and always direct with her opinions.
Susanna lived love. In everything she did, she demonstrated passion for learning, zest for life and commitment to family, friends and students.
She was tenacious, endearing and loving. Her courage and bravery to fight cancer for nine years is an inspiration to us all. She was a brilliant light of energy. The world is much smaller without her.
Her curiosity led her to always question, always seek new answers, and to be a true life-long learner. As Thompson Rivers University (TRU) alumna, Susanna completed level five ESAL courses in 2004, a TESL certificate in 2006 and a BA in 2007. She was also recipient of Scholarship Awards through the TRU Foundation. In 2009, Susanna completed her MA through the University of Massachusetts. She started teaching at Thompson
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made either to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Thompson Rivers University Foundation, Susanna Fawkes Memorial Award. Donations can be made online at tru.ca/makeagift, by calling contact the Foundation office at 250.828.5264 or by mail to 805 TRU Way, Kamloops, BC V2C 0C8.
BY HELEN STEINER RICE
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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Norma Lillian Sanderson Born on October 17, 1933 in Vita, Manitoba. Passed away on August 20, 2019. Norma was the mother of six children, became a grandmother at 34 and a great-grandmother at 52. She worked hard and had a great sense of humour, though she didn’t have an easy life. She is survived by her children Gary Sanderson (Vicki), Gayle Smith and Edward (Eddie) Sanderson, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-greatgrandchildren. Norma was predeceased by her parents and her two brothers, her first husband Allen Sanderson, her second husband George Flett, her sons Robert Sanderson, Brian Glen Sanderson and Roy Flett and her grandson Kirk Sanderson. Norma operated a boarding house; she was a professional seamstress; she was a leatherworker; she could knit Cowichan sweaters. Norma was also the bookkeeper for her husband’s company George Flett Construction. It was odd to arrive home from school and not find Norma in the kitchen cooking a huge meal each night for our many boarders. She wasn’t one to complain she just got things done. At 54 years of age, Norma survived a disabling stroke. Though she lost the use of language, she was always smiling and preparing feasts at family gatherings. Norma’s kindness and strength spoke volumes. She will be dearly missed. Norma will be laid to rest at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Burnaby, BC, beside her husband George Flett. The family would like to thank all the staff and volunteers who made Norma’s life at The Hamlets at Westsyde in Kamloops more comfortable. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation in Norma’s name. Condolences may be expressed at
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Eileen Marie Bradley
November 17, 1924 - August 16, 2019
Cheers to a wonderful Lady!! Mom was born in Cumberland, BC. Life’s stories from mom were always fun to hear. Much later, mom moved to Vancouver where she met dad. They had three great kids…Kathy, Dave and John. Mom loved helping dad with canning his home grown vegetables, ha ha, and keeping chickens in their pens and even ducks.When not hard at work, they would take a break and go to Reno on bus tours. In 1999, mom and dad moved to Kamloops. Mom lived in her own home until recently. She loved to sit on her deck in the sun having her cup of coffee in the morning and relaxing. Mom looked forward to our visits and in the evenings having a small glass of wine. Mom also had a passion for cruising and travelling…..”sure wish I could go on another cruise!” Mom is survived by her sister Shirley Simpson (Keremeos), her kids Kathy, Dave (Judy) and John (Janice), grandchildren Jason (Nancy), Carlea, Christina (Elliott), Darrin (Jennifer), Jocelyn (John), Brian (Nicole), Stephen (Karly), John and Taylor (Heidi), great-grandchildren Ella, Landon, Easton, Ty, Cade, Lennon, Cooper, Lily, Calder, Abigayle, Quinn, Benjamin, Zora, Payton, as well as Nicolas, Graem and their mother Lori . Many, many thanks to ALL the wonderful staff at Ridgeview. Always enjoyed a coffee there. No formal service by Mom’s request. Small family get-together at a later date. WE WILL MISS YOU MOM, GRANDMA AND GRANNIE XX00
The Ship by Henry Van Dyke
I am standing upon the seashore. A ship at my side spreads her white sails to the morning breeze and starts for the blue ocean. She is on object of beauty & strength & I stand & watch her, until at length, she is only a speck of white cloud just wheret he seas & sky meet and mingle with each other. Then someone at my side exclaims, “There, she’s gone!” Gone where? Gone from my sight, that is all. She is just as large as she was when she left my side & just as able to bear her load of living freight to the place of her destination. Her diminished size is in me, not her. And just at the moment when someone at my side says she is gone, there are other eyes watching for her coming and other voices ready to take up the glad shout “There she comes!”.
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Duplex / 4 Plex Homes for Rent Country House 3bdrms on 5acres. $2200/mo. inclds util. 250-377-3457.
1965 Mercury 4dr., hardtop. 55,000 miles. 390-330HP. $4,000. 250-574-3794. 1980 Triumph TR7 Convertible. Well restored, original manual. Great gas mileage. Summer driven only. Must Sell! $4,000 250-374-8727.
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N/Shore 1bdrm bsmnt suite near Dairy Queen. N/S, N/P. $620 +hydro. 250-852-0909. Vacant 2bdrms in N.Kam with C/A, sep entr, patio. $950 +DD. 250-376-0633.
10.5ft Timberline truck camper exc cond,w/all the extras, must see, $8500 250-376-1123 17’ Aerolite Trailer like new, slide out, stabilizer bars. $10,900 (250) 372-5033 1972 Triple E motor home 25’ 77,000miles 402 Chev lots of extras $8000 250-523-9495 1993 Terry 5th wheel 21.5’ slps 5 includes hitch exc cond $4900 (250) 372-3321
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 1998 Subaru Legacy Runs well 250,000kms. A/C, body fair, good tires, some mech work required. $1,500 250-554-2016 2000 Jaguar XK8 Convertible 4L, V-8, fully loaded. Exec shape. $17,500/obo. 250-3764163. 2002 Subaru Outback. 279,000kms. New fuel pump, all options. $3,250. 319-5849 2006 Buick Allure CXS. 1owner. Fully loaded. Excellent condition. 207,000kms. $4,900/obo. 250-701-1557, 778-471-7694.
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2003 Arctic Cat Quad. 800 miles. Like New. $5,000. 250372-8177.
Recreation **BOOK NOW FOR BEST WEEKS IN 2019** Shuswap Lake! 5 Star Resort in Scotch Creek BC. REST & RELAX ON THIS PRIVATE CORNER LOT. Newer 1bdrm, 1-bath park model sleeps 4 . Tastefully decorated guest cabin for 2 more. One of only 15 lots on the beautiful sandy beach with a wharf for your boat. Provincial park, Golf, Grocery/Liquor store & Marina all minutes away. Resort has 2 pools, 2 hot tubs, Adult & Family Clubhouse, Park, Playground. Only $1,400 week. BOOK NOW! Rental options available for 3 & 4 day, 1 week, 2 week & monthly. Call for more information. 1-250-371-1333.
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Brand New Yamaha R3 Motorcycle with only 6kms. 320CC, liquid cooled, ABS brakes. Still has 1 year Factory Warranty. $4,700. 250-578-7274.
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2008 Komfort 5th Wheel 24.5ft. 1-slide. Exec shape. $15,000. 250-256-0084. 2014 Adventurer Camper 89RB solar 13’ awning + extras $24,000 (250) 523-9495 2016 24ft. Jay Feather 23 RBM. Fully loaded. 1500kms. $22,000/obo. 250-377-1932.
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