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He may be campaigning on a platform that accuses the current Kelowna city council of being indecisive, but mayoral hopeful Walter Gray had praise for at least one council initiative Wednesday. During a lunch-hour all-candidates meeting sponsored by the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce, Gray, a former mayor of the city, called the current council’s decision to revamp the aging main street downtown, Bernard Avenue, “one of the greatest decision’s ever made in Kelowna.” His description of the $14-million project, set to start in the fall of 2012 and continue in the spring and fall of 2013, came during a question about what he would do as mayor to help development downtown. The question was posed by saying nothing had changed downtown in 10 years, something that did not sit well with Gray’s opponent, incumbent mayor Sharon Shepherd. “I get discouraged when I hear nothing has been done downtown in 10 years” she said noting the emergence of the Cultural District, improvements along Ellis Street, the creation of Jim Stuart Park and plans to expand the park when the Kelowna Yacht Club moves to the space currently held by the downtown seniors’ centre on the lake shore, which in turn is being relocated to Parkinson Recreation Centre. Both Shepherd and Gray said they believe the downtown has a lot of potential, with Gray calling it the “heart of the city.” But Gray said it needs “densification” in order to not only bring more life to the area, but also help improve its safety by having more people out and about in the evenings. And his criticism was not just reserved for the existing council. “I’m disappointed that good activities have come here and have been cancelled. I feel there is not enough passion (for the events) at city hall,” he said. Another candidate in the race for mayor, Cal Condy, pointed to the rejection of the controversial CD-21 zone which would have seen private sector redevelopment of
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FourChange picks its four candidates for change on council Alistair Waters ASSISTANT EDITOR
FourChange has named the four candidates it’s endorsing in the upcoming civic election in Kelowna. The group, headed up by 10 local business people, has endorsed former Kelowna fire chief Gerry Zimmermann, former Social Credit provincial cabinet minister and past Kelowna city councillor Carol Gran, Gail Given, a current Central
Okanagan Board of Education trustee, and Colin Basran, a local businessman and former CHBC news reporter. At a press conference on Tuesday, the group said it made its choice after 23 of the 32 non-incumbent councillor candidates responded to a questionnaire that the group sent out a few weeks ago. The questionnaire was not sent to the eight incumbents who are running for re-election. After drawing up a
short list, the group interviewed the shortlisted candidates before making its final four selections. When FourChange announced in late Septemeber that it would seek out four candidates to support, the only incumbents given their support would be Robert Hobson, Graeme James, Andre Blanleil and Luke Stack. FourChange has since backed away from that position, with one of the organization’s spokespeople, David Langton,
saying prior to Tuesday’s announcement that they would not publicly support any incumbents. While the endorsed quartet said they are grateful for the support, all four said they do not consider themselves part of a team or a slate in this election as a result of the endorsement. All said they will continue to run individual campaigns. Gran said she was happy to have the endorsement and admires
FourChange for making its choices public. Like the others, Gran said she wants to see council focus more on business. Given, the widow of the late Kelowna city councillor Brian Given, said she was “honoured” by the endorsement, particularly because of the rigorous process that was used to select the four candidates. “I still don’t see it as a slate. We are four individual candidates,” she said.
Zimmermann said while the four have some views that are similar, they also have differing views on issues. He said the fact they were all endorsed by the same group should not be viewed as the foursome joining forces in this election. “I’m not marrying into any one view,” he said. Basran said at the end of the day, all the candidates want the same things for the city—jobs, safe streets and proper ser-
vices for residents. He said winning the FourChange endorsement was a huge boost for his campaign. Meanwhile other groups have also publicly endorsed candidates as well. Basran, Will Gow, Tisha Kalmanovich and Mohini Singh have all been endorsed by the North Okanagan Labour Council. The civic election takes place Nov. 19. email@example.com
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Wade Paterson STAFF REPORTER
Residents got an opportunity to match faces to the signs, brochures and buttons that have been scattering around West Kelowna since Oct. 14. Mayoral and councillor candidates visited the Westbank Lions Community Centre on Thursday evening for the first all-candidates meeting of this year’s civic election. Put on by the West Kelowna Residents’ Association, the meeting gave all candidates an opportunity to introduce themselves, answer three questions and give closing remarks. The evening was especially beneficial to new candidates who were previously unknown to many members of the community. Candidates Gux Albrecht, Rick de Jong, Rusty Ensign, Gordon Ficke, Randall Robinson and Cathy Sinclair attempted to steal the spotlight from incumbent councillors David Knowles, Gord Milsom, Duane Ophus, Bryden Winsby and Carol Zanon. The only councillor candidate not in attendance was Mike Smith. The first question posed to Albrecht, de Jong and Ensign was whether or not council’s decision to increase taxes by approximately 50 per cent of what was suggested by the chief financial officer three years ago, was a smart idea. “I believe this community needs to focus on economic development so we will not be faced with tax increases,” said Albrecht. “Government needs to realize that they do not have any finances of their own: The tax burden is on the taxpayers and the business investment community of West Kelowna,” said de Jong. “You get what you pay for. It’s about taxation reserves, so if you don’t want any taxes, you’re not going See Attention A4
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The Kelowna Community Food Bank is actively encouraging all eligible voters to exercise their democratic right to vote on civic election day, Nov. 19. “Voter turnout is in steady decline,” said Vonnie Lavers, the Kelowna food bank executive director. “Less than 20 per cent of eligible voters bothered to vote in our last civic election. This trend says that more people are feeling disconnected from the issues and the democratic process. This is a huge problem.” In an effort to boost voter turnout this year, Lavers is in particular reminding food bank recipients to vote. “We’ve included an election notice in our hampers through November. If people want progress on issues like affordable housing, chronic hunger, poverty and the living wage, they are going to have to get involved.” Lavers says their message is simple: Every vote counts. “Our staff and volunteers are encouraging recipients to educate themselves and to find out where the various candidates stand on the issues that matter to them,” La-
KELOWNA MAYORAL candidates (from left) Cal Condy, Walter Gray, Ken Chung and Sharon Shepherd at the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce mayoral candidates forum held Wednesday. vers said. “Everyone has a voice, but you have to use it to be heard.”
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Candidates quizzed on illegal suites and police spending Attention from A3 to get any services,” said Ensign. The first question asked of Ficke, Knowles and Milsom dealt with council’s decision to extend an amnesty period by another year for owners of illegal secondary suites to come forward, despite a dismal three per cent response in the first amnesty period. “Illegal suites have always been a very touchy
issue in every municipality. I think that it was a good policy and I think that we should continue with it,” said Ficke. “If there weren’t the secondary suites, the people would literally be out on the streets. I think it was really important that council put this policy forward,” said Knowles. “The whole idea was to ensure that the suites were safe and to encourage affordable housing and to ensure that
the owners paid their fair share of utilities. The results have been favourable compared to most communities in the Okanagan,” said Milsom. Ophus, Robinson and Sinclair were asked if they believed council has done enough to gauge public reaction before introducing new bylaws. Ophus took the opportunity with the microphone to address an earlier question. “I want to go back to
the tax question that was asked because I want to make the point that council increased taxes less than five per cent every single year because of savings we found. It was never done at the expense of the reserves. We went out with our staff and found savings so that we could bring those savings home to the taxpayer,” said Ophus. “Everybody’s hearts are in the right place, (but) we need to do a much bet-
ter job of hearing what people are saying, paying attention to that and looking for the pitfalls that might affect the people that didn’t happen to show up at the council meeting,” said Robinson. “I think the bylaws need to go to the people. Far more advertising needs to be done as far as the bylaws go,” said Sinclair. The last group of councillors to answer the first round of questions was Trenn, Winsby and Zanon. They were asked if they were satisfied with where their police dollars were going. “Every one of us that’s a property owner here pays an average of $346 per year for policing,” Trenn said. “I never used the police last year, can I get my money back? Are we getting good value for it? It’s a very expensive item and
I think it needs attention; we can work with our finance department (to) dig out good information. “There is a short answer and that is: Yes. Without a thorough cost benefit analysis, I can’t give you precise details on whether we’re getting full value for what we’re spending on protective service,” Winsby said. “But I’ll give you some numbers. Between 2009 to 2011, break and enters are down 22 per cent for residences, theft of auto is down 39 per cent, fraud is down 50 per cent (in West Kelowna). I’d give the police credit. “You’ve given me a really tough one to answer because I have a son who is an RCMP officer, a son-in-law who is a fire chief and a son who is a paramedic. Each of them would tell us that we’re getting far more value in service that we’re actually paying for,” added Zanon.
The two mayoral candidates, incumbent Doug Findlater and former mayor Rosalind Neis, faced off with a unique set of questions. They were asked what their vision of West Kelowna is. “We’re already an attractive, livable place. We have to have safe places to walk, drive and cycle. We can get a good start on that by upgrading our major roads with sidewalks, bike paths and streetlights. Our greatest public asset is our waterfront and we have to begin the transformation of that,” said Findlater. “Three years from now I hope that everyone here will say that the council that had just served them, listened to them. I hope they say that the council was able to bring some change to our community and heal some of the old wounds that we all know exist,” said Neis.
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pieces of ID to prove residency and identity (at least one with a signature) to the polling station. The first day of advance voting is Nov. 9. Residents can find a complete list of all candidates, with links to candidates’ websites and campaign statements on the city’s website at kelowna. ca/election.
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Mayoral hopeful slowed by illness Alistair Waters ASSISTANT EDITOR
Kim Ouellette’s campaign for mayor will not include public appearances or filling out questionnaires. Ouellette, who is running in her third campaign for mayor of Kelowna, announced Wednesday she is too ill to appear at all-candidates’ forums or complete questionnaires submitted to candidates. She did not attend Wednesday’s lunchhour Kelowna Chamber of Commerce mayoral all-candidates forum or the Capital News/CBC mayoral forum held at the Mary Irwin Theatre in the Rotary Centre For the Arts later that night. While declining to reveal the exact nature of
Fintry Queen may need to be moved Alistair Waters ASSISTANT EDITOR
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her illness, Ouellette said that if elected mayor Nov. 19, her illness would not interfere with her ability to fulfill her duties over the next three years.
“I am not pulling out of the race. My name will still be on the ballot,” she said. “But I have to look after my health.” Ouellette said she still
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hat’s the big deal? A group of business people feeling disenfranchised from the existing council get together and decide to endorse four candidates for council. Other organizations active in civic politics do that every election. The difference this time around is they don’t make a big deal about it, and they don’t target specific incumbents for defeat, at least not before even seeing what other candidates will
come forward to be voting alternatives. While the release of the names of those four incumbents was unintended, a little naïvety in thinking that Internet communication is the same as a close-door meeting put FourChange in the media spotlight. But now while the mystery of choosing four candidates for them is over, the reality of what FourChange hopes to achieve may be something different than was originally intended. Almost before the announce-
ment of support was made Tuesday, the four candidates and FourChange were disavowing any sense of obligation. So if the candidates are saying they will speak their minds on council and be owing to no one, and FourChange is encouraging people to continue checking out all the candidates, what was all the fuss about? A little of that has to do with being associated with a pro-business lobby effort, and how that might not go over with citizens
who have rejected such initiatives as the CD-21 zone proposal in the past. Theirs is a collective voice in our city that is not being openly considered when the mayoral and city candidates advocate their pro-business stance. FourChange’s biggest contribution has been to generate more interest in the election, to get talking about issues and to hopefully encourage more people to vote. Whether that works to the favour of FourChange’s chosen candidates remains to be seen.
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t’s been said that there is nothing as constant as change. And Kelowna, over the last 20 years, has been a testament to that. A growing population and the services it requires as well as the ramifications of exploding development— at least up until the last few years— and a movement away from a reliance on agriculture and tourism as the sole economic staples here have changed this city. And so too have the expectations from both inside and outside Kelowna when it comes to issues that used to be handled by higher levels of government so city hall could concentrate on providing services, building roads, sidewalks and making sure the toilets flush. So when the word “change” gets
bandied around during CITY seats. an election campaign, One group, which CONFIDENTIAL calls itself Fourit’s not a new concept. When was the last Change.org, made an time you heard about early splash by anany election that did nouncing last month not include candidates it wants four of the calling for change? Alistair eight incumbent counBy their very nature, Waters cillors replaced when elections are about voters go to the polls change—being for it or Nov. 19. At the time, against it—if not incumbents would the group, led by local business types, simply be returned to office by acdid not have four specific candidates clamation. to present but said it would identify But stating the obvious has not them before election day. stopped the current civic election The group finally announced its campaign from focusing on yet anchosen quartet earlier this week, four other call for change from those trycandidates it expects to show the ing to unseat the nine council incumleadership FourChange feels is lackbents who are trying to retain their ing on council these days. And by
lacking, it appears to mean not being as pro-business and pro-development as FourChange would like to see council be. Other groups have, and are also expected, to endorse candidates as well—that’s the nature of elections. But change is not just about replacing faces at a table. Change is about doing things differently. And therein lies the question. Do Kelowna residents want to the city run differently? With 40 candidates running for the eight councillor positions available and five people running for mayor, voters will have a myriad of choices when it comes time to vote. There will be well-known names on the ballot and not-so-well-known
ones. There will be candidates with lots of experience and others with little. There will be younger, middleaged and older people vying for votes. And there will be candidates whose views mirror yours and those whose views do not. The key, as always, is the voters. If you want change, make it happen. But if you don’t vote—like more than 80 per cent of city residents in 2008—don’t complain. If you can’t be bothered to vote for the change you want, why should anyone listen when you don’t get it. Alistair Waters is the assistant editor of the Kelowna Capital News. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Comments from the web City a community To the editor:
Our View: Gun Registry Fiscal Waste to End, Oct. 26 Capital News. Registries, in general, serve no legitimate purpose, handguns or otherwise. If police are using the database to see if there are guns in a residence, they are going to get themselves killed. Liberals around the world fail to accept that legally owned firearms in the hands of the law abiding are not the threat for police. If the officer is about to enter a premises to question someone who is a criminal, and the database says “no guns” and he fails to proceed with caution, it will be bagpipes and roses. Officers always need to act as if everyone has a gun until proven otherwise, in which case the regis-
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try is not about officer safety, not that it ever was. Ask gun owners in England what a gun registry is used for. They will tell you that it is to find out who has guns and where they are kept. Open your eyes people. What importance is the location and number of firearms to any government? It tells them where to go to round them up. There is no other legitimate purpose, not officer safety, not crime reduction, not taxation—only confiscation. If you think that disarming citizens is a good Idea, keep watching England—the summer riots were just the beginning. 2alago
Money wasted on new schools To the editor: The provincial government has announced it will build a new school in West Kelowna, while the site where Lakeview Heights elementary once sat sits empty on prime land the school district sold in 2003 for a fraction of what this new school will cost. In the meantime, parents who live in Lakeview Heights are driving their kids right past the next closest school (Hudson Road Elementary) to Rose Valley and Shannon Lake in search of schools they perceive as “better” than Hudson but as good as the school that has now been torn down.
It is this trend, along with explosive development in areas that cannot support it, that has led to the need for a school we can’t afford and wouldn’t need if government were to have limited development (or out-of-catchment enrolment) in areas where the schools were already full. There is no doubt that Rose Valley and Shannon Lake need a new school, however, this need is one the municipal government created by allowing development in those areas rather than in Lakeview Heights, where land is plentiful and a perfectly good school once sat. Anne-Rachelle McHugh Lakeview Heights
restrictions that make a development unfeasible and have a process that is not frustrating. I don’t see this vision and value in our current mayor and the majority of council. Nor do not see the leadership in our current mayor or the decisiveness we need from the majority of this council. Residential development has gone from 1,711 units in 2007 to 820 units in 2010 and commercial/industrial development has gone from 658,434 sq. ft. in 2007 to 354,295 sq. ft. in 2010. Yet full-time equivalent city staff has gone from 422 in 2007 to 512 in 2010 (excluding police, fire and utilities). In this election Mayor Shepherd is stating her number one issue is to have a zero or close to zero property tax increase. Where was the leadership of Mayor Shepherd and the majority of council in the last three years? Why was there no discussion during budget deliberations to reduce staff levels in planning, building and engineering? What is the same staff doing with half the customers they had in 2007? If this was a business and the economic times were such that the business lost 50 per cent of their volume, they could not afford to keep the same staff levels, no matter how talented they were. They would have reduced costs rather than increase costs. This has not happened with this current council. There are some members of this council that understand these business concepts but they are in a minority. They need to have colleagues elected who will
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To the editor: I was recently shocked and quite frankly disgusted at reading that mayoral candidate Walter Gray refers to the city of Kelowna as a “corporation”. While most of us do not understand the inner workings of a corporation, we know what one is—a business—a money-making enterprise that sees everything and everyone as a profit or a loss, a benefit or a deficiency, a shareholder or a nonshareholder. And while, of course, there are corporations functioning within Kelowna, these businesses do not make up the city, nor should they be the primary concern of our governing bodies. So, I’d like to remind all electoral candidates that Kelowna is, first and foremost, a community. It is a group of people who have come to call this piece of the earth home. Not profits. Not employees. Not shareholders. People.
And this is who our governing bodies are in place for—the people. The families and facilities that make Kelowna a vibrant, healthy community. A community that is looking to create longterm sustainability, not short term profits. A community that is a home, not a workplace. A community that looks to our grandchildren and asks how we can better the world for them, rather than looking to old-guard politicians to ask how we can make more money. And to the community of Kelowna, a reminder as you go to the polls that a government functions primarily for you— the citizen. It is a body that is there to represent your interests and concerns, your family and friends, your well-being and safety. Let us continue to look to those people who will best represent us as citizens in this beautiful community. Melissa Shea, Kelowna
Developers make the economics of a city work To the editor: The City of Kelowna mayor and council deal with many issues and when they vote they do so based on their vision and values. The tone taken by many letter writers indicates that development is and developers are somehow a bad thing for our city. I have dealt with developers and builders in Kelowna since 1972. They are truly the risk takers. If someone had not taken a risk, put up their own money to buy some land and develop it, we would not have the houses we live in and our favourite grocery store or clothing store would not have a place in which they can operate their business. I would guess that 80 per cent of all Kelowna businesses do not own the space from which they operate their business. They lease their space from developers. The alternative to developers is some level of government putting in subdivisions and building commercial/industrial buildings. I prefer a system that encourages developers to continue to take the risk and develop residential and commercial properties. Two major things prevent development from happening—restrictions that make the development unfeasible and a process that frustrates the developer. Future growth will happen although there are some ‘I am here now so close the door’ type of people in our city. In order for developers to continue the take the risks and meet our future growth, we need to have a city staff and city council that encourage development, don’t place
have the business sense to understand and control costs, reduce staff levels if need be, and make good solid decisions that will encourage growth and development from the private sector. In order to have a change on council we need to have a concerted effort to elect people that have alternative vision and values to some of the incumbents. For me I will be voting for…the suggestions from FourChange.org. Not because I can’t think
for myself or that I will agree with all of their suggestions, but because I want change and I understand the math. There are more than three to four new people that would do a better job than some of the incumbents but with 32 new people running for election as councillor, math tells me that unless a large number of voters vote for the same three or four people, the incumbents will be re-elected. Gerry Fee, Kelowna
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Thursday, November 3, 2011 Capital News
Keen kitchen contest supports Olympic athlete Judie Steeves STAFF REPORTER
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Criticism leads province to review B.C. Transit’s performance Downtown from A1 a large area of the downtown waterfront as part of the problem. He said the public was kept out of the picture for too long and that hurt the chance of getting public support. “City hall needs to be more open to public suggestions,” he said. The forum addressed several issues including homelessness, transportation and environmental issues. There was general agreement among the candidates that housing is critical to helping improve the quality of life for many of the less fortunate in the city, and the water and air quality are the top environmental concerns facing the city. Condy, who choked tup when he spoke about the need for more affordable housing to get people off the streets, said there is no need in this town for people to be left out in the cold. On transportation, Gray said there is a need to identify corridors for a second crossing and when
Grizzly trapped Bear from A1 Before the grizzly bear was transported, they equipped it with an ear tag so it can be identified and its movements checked on if it comes into contact with people again. The bear was taken up Beaver Lake Road, “far enough that we hope he won’t return,” said the CO. Myroniuk figures the grizzly is a three or fouryear-old male. The vineyard where it was caught was actually well-protected with a tall fence, but the grizzly dug underneath the fence to get in and feast on ripe fruit, Myroniuk reported. One good sign in its behaviour was that it was not day-active, so it has retained its natural fear of humans. There have also been recent sightings of a grizzly in the area of Gallagher’s Canyon, so Myroniuk wonders whether that one might have been a sibling and they chummed together and ended up moving down into the valley together looking for food.
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City history told from the view of a pioneer Judie Steeves
to tell our stories. In this way I can give back to my community.â€? Although some of what sheâ€™s written about is from her own memory, she also For Sharron Simpson, who was born did considerable research. here to a pioneer local family, her reâ€œI loved the research. It was funny turn to Kelowna as an adult meant comand breath-taking, and it was fun. The ing home. hard part was stopping to write,â€? she And, it wasnâ€™t just that she had laughs. family here still. Sheâ€™s divided the book into seven â€œKelowna is my home. Thereâ€™s roughly-chronological chapters, from something very profound about the blue Before Kelowna to the Past 35 Years. Itâ€™s of the sky and the way the mountains go hard-cover, with lots of black and white into the lake. It gives you a hug; it envelphotos, most from the Kelowna Museum opes you,â€? she muses, recalling a walk archives or Simpsonâ€™s own collection, in in Knox Mountain Park this week and 320 pages. looking down on the valley below. Simpson left Kelowna to take Grade She says the pine forests of the Oka12 at York House in Vancouver, then nagan are where her comfort zone is. went on to UBC and Living now on the York University in Toronshoulder of Knox Mounto, first earning a BA and tain, Simpson says she then a Bachelor in Social can â€œwalk on my mounWork. However, a decade tain, go by the pavilion (KELOWNA IS in social work found her and give grandfather a IN ITS) LATE back at university, and, pat. Iâ€™m blessed to live on ADOLESCENCE. armed with a masterâ€™s in the side of this mountain.â€? IT HAS TO FIGURE environmental studies, Her return to the Okashe next became a stocknagan is not unusual. OUT WHAT ITâ€™S broker. Many people who grew GOING TO BE In the 1980s, with inup here return to their WHEN IT GROWS terest rates through the roots in adulthood. It gets UP. roof, she admits, â€œIt was a hold on people. interesting times.â€? It was partly because Sharron Simpson With such an eclecof her deep connection to tic career behind her, she rethis community that Simpturned in 1984 to Kelowna and turned son embarked on writing The Kelowna to politics. She served a term in 1986 as Story: An Okanagan History, which has just been released by Harbour Publishing a Kelowna city councillor, but was defeated in her bid for mayor the next term. and is being launched at Mosaic Books Writing beckoned, and she put on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 3 p.m. Itâ€™s the most comprehensive and sub- together local histories of Kelownaâ€™s General Hospital: the first 100 years; stantive book on Kelownaâ€™s history yet then Boards, Boxes and Bins: Stanley M. published, but Simpson is quick to note Simpson (her father) and the Okanagan that itâ€™s her version of the cityâ€™s history; Lumber Industry. one that itâ€™s not totally objective. Today, she says Kelowna is in its â€œKelowna has changed so much in â€œlate adolescence. It has to figure out the past 20 years, and grown so quickwhat itâ€™s going to be when it grows up. ly, that, as a community, we no longer Weâ€™re still fighting about that; trying to have a collective memory of Kelowna,â€? sort out what itâ€™s going to be like. We she says. canâ€™t agree on a model. We havenâ€™t yet â€œNew people want to change things. articulated an alternative to the idea of They donâ€™t realize why thereâ€™s a sawhigh rises downtown,â€? mill downtown or why Bernard Avenue Sheâ€™s not sure what will be next, but is so wide. she does intend to continue to write. â€œHopefully, some of these stories email@example.com will bridge that gap. I believe we all need
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SPORTS ▼ WHL
Bulmer ready to lead Rockets Warren Henderson STAFF REPORTER
Being on the ice with his Kelowna Rockets teammates in practise this week brought a much needed smile back to Brett Bulmer’s face. The 19-year-old forward’s National Hockey League dream was put on hold last weekend when he was reassigned to the WHL team by the Minnesota Wild. Still, as disheartened as he was initially, Bulmer insists he’s ready to make the best of his return to Kelowna. “It was pretty disappointing, I thought I was going to be there and I worked hard to make that an opportunity,” Bulmer said Tuesday before practise. “Being 19, you don’t want to rush things, going back to junior is only going to help me, and benefit me I think. “It’s something you dream about as a kid, and I got a big taste of it,” he said of his time in the NHL. “It’s tough to go back, but I can’t really dwell on things, I need to move forward.” Bulmer played nine games with the Wild, scoring no goals, adding three assists and a +1 rating. Rather than keeping Bulmer through the 10game mark and activating the first year of this threeyear contract, the Wild opted to give the Prince George native one more year of seasoning in major junior. Bulmer, who will make his season debut with Kelowna Friday at home to Portland, is ready to assume a leadership role with the Rockets, on and off the ice. “I need to be a huge leader for this team and try help every single kid in that room, just be a great teammate to them…and be a guy everyone in the room can count on.” And what does Bulmer think about the possibility of suffering an emotional letdown after experiencing the best month of his hockey life ?
“Not at all,” Bulmer said. “I’ve got to keep the same level of play and you know, it might feel a little different at practise, and the first couple of games, but I played here I know what it’s like and I also played at the higher level, so I need to bring that here.
IT’S SOMETHING YOU DREAM ABOUT AS A KID, AND I GOT A BIG TASTE OF IT. IT’S TOUGH TO GO BACK, BUT I CAN’T REALLY DWELL ON THINGS, I NEED TO MOVE FORWARD. Brett Bulmer
“I wouldn’t have got as many minutes playing (in Minnesota) as I will here, and being 19 I still have a big year develop.” Another source of motivation for Bulmer being back in junior is the prospect of an invite to the Canadian junior team’s selection camp in December for the 2012 World Junior Championship in Edmonton and Calgary. “(The world juniors) is something I think about, it’s definitely in the back of my head as motivation and I definitely want to be there.” Bulmer’s return couldn’t come at a more opportune time for the Rockets who are riddled with injuries. Six players are currently sidelined, however help could come from forward Jessey Astles who is expected to return this weekend after missing nine games with a head injury. The Rockets and Winterhawks will play a doubleheader at Prospera Place, with face off both Friday and Saturday nights at 7. whenderson @kelownacapnews.com
FORWARD BRETT BULMER will make his season debut with the Rockets Friday night against Portland.
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Gouldsborough. “Let’s get number one because they’re number one. It’s kind of interesting to be on the other side now, because they’ve got the bulls-eye on their back and we’re the ones aiming for it.” The men’s match on Friday will feature a pair of unbeaten teams. The Heat (2-0) took two matches from Winnipeg last weekend, while the T’Birds (2-0) took a weekend set from the University of Regina. Based on last week’s matches, the Heat looks to pack more of an offensive punch, while the Thunderbirds have an imposing defense with a tall front line. UBC Okanagan coach Greg Poitras expects his squad to play much the same way as is did in last weekend’s sweep. “Our approach will be consistent from last weekend: run an efficient offense and manage our errors,” said Poitras. “UBC is big, but that is not going to effect our confidence and how we attack them. We have to expect longer rallies this weekend than versus Winnipeg. Hopefully we are those team winning those long fought points.”
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For the second week in a row, history will be made inside the UBC Okanagan gymnasium. Last weekend, both Heat volleyball squads played their first ever CIS matches against the University of Winnipeg. This weekend, two UBC programs—Okanagan and Vancouver— will meet head on for the first time ever in Canada West conference play. The Heat and Thunderbirds will square off on Friday and Saturday nights in Kelowna, with the women’s matches starting at 6 p.m., and the men at 8 p.m. In the Thunderbirds, the Heat women will face the four-time defending CIS champs and the topranked team in the nation. For the perennial collegiate powerhouse UBCO team, this weekend’s matches will feature a reversal of roles as the Heat will now be the decided underdogs. Heat veteran Kaylan Gouldsborough knows from experience what the favoured T’Birds go through on a weekly basis. “It feels like you’ve got a big bulls-eye on your back, like everyone wants to take you down,” said
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SPORTS ▼ BASKETBALL
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Heat wrap preseason Knights win VCS tourney Heat wrap up preseason The UBC Okanagan men’s basketball squad concluded its 2011-12 preseason schedule with a 78-65 loss to the VIU Mariners on Sunday at the Kelowna campus. Yassine Ghomari paced the Heat attack with 19 points, with Steve Morrison, Simon Pelland and Bret Macdonald contributing 15 points apiece. The Heat, who finished exhibition play with a 3-7 record, will open their inaugural season in the Canada West confer-
ence on Friday, Nov. 11 in Lethbridge, and Saturday, Nov. 12 at the University of Calgary. The UBC Okanagan women will also open up 2011-12 in Lethbridge and Calgary. The Heat women closed their preseason Friday at War Memorial gym with a 75-67 loss to the UBC Thunderbirds. The Heat started slowly as the Thunderbirds jumped out to a 25-11 first quarter lead, then extended the margin to 5026 at the half. But the second half be-
longed to the Heat as they won the last two quarters, 21-12 and 20-13. “It was really good to see the girls regroup at the half, step up their defense, and put two quarters of good play together,” said Heat coach Heather Semeniuk. “Team defense was a huge factor as well as full bench support offensively as every Heat player got on the score sheet. This was a very positive step for the team as our last exhibition game before we begin regular season play.”
The Kelowna Christian Knights took care of business at the Vernon Christian boys volleyball tournament by claiming the gold medal. The Knights, ranked No. 2 in B.C. at the A level, defeated the host VCS team in straight sets in the final, 25-17, 25-19. KCS was coming off a 2-0 win over Pleasant Valley in the semifinals, while Vernon Christian had been put to the test in a hard, three-set match against Cedars Christian. “The KCS boys played well in the final, using
steady play and a mutiple attack to overcome Vernon, who seemed to by quite tired after their tough semi with Cedars,” said Knights coach Dave Bingham. Ben Van Dyk was recognized as the player of the game in the final, while KCS setter Connor Loewen was picked as the tournament MVP. The Okanagan senior A boys championship will be held Nov. 19 and 19 in Vernon.
ELLIOT, OKM STRONG IN KAMLOOPS…
A pair of 2A level teams from the Central Okanagan raised eyebrows with their play last weekend at the Thompson Rivers University high school boys volleyball tournament. In a 24-team field, which included several top-10 AAA teams, the Coyotes finished in a tie for seventh place while the Huskies ended up in 10th spot. Ranked No. 4 in AA in B.C., George Elliot finished atop their pool for the third straight tournament, with wins over per-
ennial AA contender Mt. Sentinel 25-18, 25-18, and the No. 4 ranked AAA team in the province, Earl Marriot, 25-22, 26-24. In the first game of the playoffs, GESS knocked off Kelly Road from Prince George, the 10th ranked team in AAA, 2-1 (25-20, 28-30, 15-8). Playing in the top eight, the Coyotes then lost to Langley Christian (AA No. 2) in two sets, 21-25 and 17-25. Coach Chris Frehlick and the Coyotes wrapped up the tournament losing to AAA No. 8 Elgin Park in two close games, 2325, 24-26v to place seventh. Meanwhile, the Huskies went 3-3 at TRU to take 10th place. OKM’s final match produced an upset win over the Mt. Boucherie Bears, the No. 7-ranked team in AAA. After splitting the first two sets by identical 2523 scores, the Huskies won the deciding set 1511. Alex Forcade had eight kills and five stuff blocks, libero Taylor Robinson provided steady
passing and defense, while Alex Beitel’s huge block clinched the match. This victory put the Huskies in the consolation final against PenH who had defeated KSS in the other semi-final. OKM fought hard but fell short 26-24, 25-23 to the Lakers. Alex Forcade was selected as a second team all-star. KSS and Boucherie finished in a tie for 12th. This weekend George Elliot will host the Coyote Classic featuring many of the best AA teams in the province, as well as KSS, Mt. Boucherie, Penticton and Kelowna Christian.
BEARS JUNIOR BOYS
The Mt. Boucherie Bears juniro boys were the top team at their own tournament last weekend. The Bears defeated Vernon’s Clarence Fulton in the championship match. Boucherie took the first set 25-20. In the second set, the Bears fell behind 9-2 but rallied for a 28-26 victory. The Bears will be in action this weekend at the OKM Top Dog Invitational.
UBC OKANAGAN scrum half and captain Judah Campbell tries
to shake loose from a tackle, with Bryce Stirling (right) in support against the University of Calgary in the final of the Hindson Cup Western Canadian University Rugby Championship Saturday at the Apple Bowl. The Heat won the game 21-17.
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Owls repeat as valley champs Make it 10 straight Okanagan AAA girls field hockey titles for the Kelowna Owls. KSS secured the valley championship with a 1-0 victory over South Kamloops in the final game Saturday on the Mission artificial turf. The lone marker came at the 20-minute mark of the opening half when Maddy Swordy scored on a short corner pass from Jolanda Kondrak. The Owls had several good scoring chances in the second half but couldn’t capitalize. Nav Bahia was in net for the entire game and recorded the shutout. The player of the game for KSS was Kay Bolsinger who twice saved the ball from going over the line. Jolanda Kondrak, Chelsea Marshall, Kiana Lalonde, Megan Johansen, Brooke Mapstone and Kaileigh Mapson scored the goals,
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while Chloe Grayson had the shutout. In the semifinal earlier in the day, the Owls defeated the Mt. Boucherie Bears 6-0. The host Owls will be the No. 1 Okanagan seed for the provincials which will be held Nov. 9 to 11 on the Mission turf and Nonis Field at UBC Okanagan.
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Bears vs Owls in junior action The top two teams in junior varsity football in the Okanagan will square off Thursday afternoon in Kelowna. At 4 p.m., the firstplace Mt. Boucherie Bears (5-0) will take on the second place KSS Owls (4-1). Boucherie remained unbeaten in league play last Saturday with a 35-0 win over Salmon Arm. Keegan Hughes led the Bears attack with
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Lidstrom led the defense with seven tackles and two sacks, while Brock Zelinski had a pair of interceptions. In the other game last week, the Owls beat Rutland 36-0.
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OKM Huskies take valley swim meet every which way The Okanagan Mission Huskies left the competition in their wake at the 2011 B.C. School Sports Okanagan Zone swim meet. The Huskies won the girls, boys and overall teams titles last weekend at the H2O Centre in Kelowna. OKM’s total team score of 493.5 points was 171 points clear of the second-place finishers
from Revelstoke Secondary. Mt. Boucherie was fourth, while Constable Neil Bruce placed seventh. Leading the way for the Huskies was Josh Zakala who won gold in the boys 100 freestyle, and silver medals in the 100 backstroke and 200 IM. He also won gold the 200 freestyle relay along with Ian Dixon, Korey Mac-
Donald and Mitchell Segal. Segal added a gold in the boys 100 backstroke and silver in the 200 butterfly, while Dixon grabbed silver in the 200 freestyle and bronze in the 100 fly. OKM’s Mary Koehle won gold in the 50 breaststroke ands silver in the 100 IM. In the 100 free, Emalie Schueler won the girls 100 free, while Dom-
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nique Frost took silver. Koehle, Frost, Schueler and Ealin Rae won gold in the 200 free relay. Zachary Torres won two gold for OKM in para-swim events. Kelowna Secondary’s Jennifer Short won two gold medals in the girls open 200 IM and 100 breaststroke.
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Ten students representing Mount Boucherie Secondary School competed last weekend at the zone swim meet. The Mount Boucherie girls finished third and the Bears swim team finished
fourth overall in points. Grade 10 student Danielle Douglas went three for three on her events, winning the girls open 50 metre freestyle, the 100 m free and 100 m backstroke. With the wins, Douglas qualified to advance to the B.C. School Sports Provincial Aquatics Championships Nov. 18 and 19 in Richmond. Luke McIntosh, a Grade 11 student, swam a 27.90 to win the boys open 50 free and qualify for Richmond. Grade 10 student Lauren Fauchon came second in the 100 back and third in the 100 m. breaststroke
and 100 m. butterfly to qualify for the championships. Kassidie Cornell, in Grade 10, placed second in the 100 m. breaststroke to qualify. Liz Aguiar, in Grade 9 swimming for MBSS, placed second in the 200 m. individual medley to earn a spot at the provincial meet. Grade 10 student Scott Andreen qualified with a third place finish in the 100 free. The Boucherie girls had success in the relays with Fauchon and Douglas teaming up with Kirsten Allen and Melissa Vipond to win the girls
open 200 metre medley relay, while Douglas, Cornell, Aguiar and Chenoa Bondar won the girls open 400 freestyle relay. Fauchon and Cornell swam with Andreen and Luke McIntosh to win the mixed open 200 m medley relay. Const. Neil Bruce Middle School also sent seven students to the meet. Craig Mathieson, Robbie Wiebe, Will Zittlau and Alex Diaz placed second in the boys open 200 m freestyle relay. Nick Oliver joined Zittlau, Mathieson and Diaz to come third in the boys open 200 m medley relay.
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Midget boys hockey, tier 1 style, will be on display this weekend in Kelowna as the Fripp Warehousing Rockets play host to their 2011 tournament. The eight-team event opens Friday at noon at Memorial Arena with
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tier girls shutout Kamloops 4-0 Sunday Okanagan Mainline hockey action. Rachel Lobay opened the scoring early in the first period on a pass from Naomi Yamaoka. Five minutes later, Jade Banman made it 2-0. Ashley Mak and Lobay, with her second, added insurance for the four-goal victory. Kirsten Wiltshire earned the shutout.
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NEWS â–ź JOCK HILDEBRAND
West Kelowna sculptor shares his talents with Belize Wade Paterson CONTRIBUTOR
After Jock Hildebrand bought property and built a small cabin in Belize two years ago, he fell in love with the Central American country. This led Hildebrand to show affection the best way he knows howâ€” through the art of sculpting. The West Kelowna artist came across the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH), an organization created by the government of Belize in 2003 to bring together diverse government departments, which had historically worked to preserve and promote Belizean culture. Hildebrand tracked down the president of NICH and spoke to him about the possibility of initiating a few projects. One of these ideas was to create an International Sculpture Symposium. The president and members of NICH liked what they heard. â€œIt really captured their imagination. With the 30th anniversary of (Belizeâ€™s) independence coming up, they thought it would be a good flagship project to
WEST KELOWNA sculptor Jock Hildebrand focuses while working on a project. Hildebrand is preparing to go to Belize to participate in the countryâ€™s inaugural International Sculpture Symposium, an event that he helped organize. attract some international attention,â€? said Hilde-
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They currently have three children, ages 5, 11 and 14, all attending schools in West Kelowna. Chairperson for the board of education, Rolli Cacchioni, said: â€œDr. Oliver has distinguished him-
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ject would look like. They decided that the symposium, which runs from Nov. 12 to Dec. 10, will explore the role of young Belizean people who are responsible for the new Belize. Young Belizean artists will be encouraged to work alongside professional international artists to facilitate exposure to cross-cultural sculptural themes and techniques, while encouraging the development of a Belizean sculptural identity. The international artists joining Hildebrand will be: Colin Figue from the United Kingdom, Roland Mayer from Germany, Petre Petrov from Bulgaria, Caroline Ramersdorfer from Austria, Canan Somnerzdag from Turkey and Florin Strejac from Romania. According to Hildebrand, these world-class sculptors will act as mentors for the young Belizean artists. â€œBelize does not have a history of stone carving. What weâ€™re doing is weâ€™re taking a couple of sculptors who have been working with wood for quite a long time and introducing
them to carving stone. Each of us involved in the project will be taking on two assistants.â€? Hildebrand is also planning on going to Belize a week early to give stone carving lessons to the local artists so that they have a bit of practise before the symposium. According to Hildebrand, it can be challenging making the switch from carving wood to carving stone. â€œWhen youâ€™re moving from one medium to another, itâ€™s really great to have somebody who has lots of experience to show you a little shortcut thatâ€™s going to reduce your time by hours.â€? Narrowing down the field of international sculptors was no easy task. â€œWe did a call and we ended up with 60 or 70 sculptors who wanted to participate. Then my wife, a friend and I reduced the number down to 20. The final pick was made by NICH.â€? Hildebrand said that the NICH looked at the artistsâ€™ experience and familiarity with stone carving when deciding
who would participate in the symposium. Another project that Hildebrand will work on while in Belize is the creation of a sculpture for the main roundabout in Belize City. â€œI canâ€™t tell you exactly what itâ€™s going to be until I go and take a look at the stone that I get. I have several ideas floating around in my head, but Iâ€™ll wait until I take a look at the stone to see which one is going to be most appropriate.â€? Hildebrand is optimistic that the International Sculpture Symposium can be more than a one time event. â€œI think the possibility of making it an ongoing thing is good,â€? he said. â€œTheyâ€™re very excited about getting their local sculptors to (work on) more monumental size pieces. There are several good stone quarries there so they can carve marble or granite thatâ€™s from Belize, which is very good material. â€œItâ€™s a big investment for a small country like this, in terms of putting the arts forward.â€? firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Board of Education for the Central Okanagan School District has hired Rick Oliver as its kindergarten to Grade 12 director of instruction. Oliver is filling the job vacancy created when Lisa McCullough was appointed as the new school superintendent for the Sea to Sky School District. Oliver has experience working at all levels in the school system at two different school districts. He has held the positions of teacher, counsellor, vice-principal and school principal at multiple schools, and is currently the districtâ€™s principal in charge of the Central Okanaganâ€™s International Education Program. During his career he has also been seconded by the B.C. Ministry of Edu-
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NEWS ▼ MP’S REPORT
Bravery recognized in different ways H
ave you ever met a hero? You might have without really knowing it. More often than not, they are ordinary people; a neighbour or the teenager down the street, someone who wouldn’t hesitate to help others when needed. In my capacity as the Kelowna-Lake Country Member of Parliament, I’ve had a few occasions to not only meet these folks in person, but to see
them honoured for what they have done. At the end of October, I had the great privilege of attending a ceremony at Rideau Hall where Governor General David Johnston bestowed the Medal of Bravery upon a number of Canadians. I can’t tell you how proud I felt when two of the medals were given to our own constituents—Matthew Jackson and Tyler Lockerby, both of Kelowna—for saving
four people from a vehicle submerged in Griffin Lake. Two ordinary people who are heroes in our community. In fact, as we approach Remembrance Day, quite a few heroes in our community come to mind. As a young boy growing up in a middle class family in Edmonton, Remembrance Day was always an important reminder of what it meant
to make the ultimate sacrifice for others. Like most people, our family honoured our brave men and women in uniform by purchasing poppies, reciting In Flanders Fields and pausing for a moment of silence on a chilly November day precisely at the 11th hour on the 11th day. So many of those heroes have left us but others remain, especially Canada’s young veterans returning from Afghani-
stan. They all deserve to be honoured. Such was the case last Saturday, when I attended the funeral of Bishop Fraser Berry. Bishop Berry, a recipient of a Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation, was a member of the Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. Back here at home, he was a lifelong member of the Royal Canadian Legion and chaplain to the
Roadshow is coming to Kelowna: 5 Days Only! TERRY INKLER Canadian Collectors Roadshow Staff Writer
After very successful shows in White Rock and Tsawwassen, The Roadshow is returning to Kelowna. So you had better search through your attics and garages, go through your lock boxes and jewellery, because you may be sitting on a small fortune and not even know it! Roadshow experts are here to examine all your antiques, collectibles, gold and silver.
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noticed a substantial increase in the amount of precious metals such as gold and silver coming to the Roadshow, which makes sense considering how high it’s currently trading at. He added, “The Roadshow is great because it puts money in people’s pockets, especially during such hard times. Lots of items that are just sitting around collecting dust in basements and jewellery boxes can be exchanged for money, on the spot!”
At another Roadshow event, a woman, named Mira Kovalchek, walked in with a tin full of hundreds of old coins that During a show near Toronto, a woman were given to her as a young child by her came in with a jewellery box that she grandfather. She Ànally decided to come had just inherited from her late aunt. “I in to the Roadshow and see what he don’t wear jewellery,” explained Barbara had given her. She was ecstatic to learn Engles, “so it was an easy decision to she had coins dating back to the late come down to the Roadshow to sell it”. 1800’s, some of which were extremely She was very excited when she was able rare. Roadshow consultant Perry Bruce to walk away with a cheque for over explains “We had uncovered an 1871 $2,100 for jewellery she was never going Queen Victoria 50 Cent piece, valued at to wear anyway. over $2,000!! She had a nice assortment of coins that were not rare dates, but Expert Elijah Gold explains, “We have
she was able to sell them for their silver content”. She explains, “I never would have thought that my old tin of coins was worth so much! I can Ànally afford to renovate my kitchen”. Perry Bruce continued, “Canadian coins prior to 1967, and American coins prior to 1964 are all made with silver, and we have noticed a large increase of customers coming to the Roadshow with coins and cashing them in for their silver value”. Experts at the Roadshow will evaluate and examine your items, FREE OF CHARGE, as well as educate you on them. The Roadshow sees hundreds of people during a one week event, and they have been travelling across Canada to different cities and towns, searching for your forgotten treasures. Trains, dolls, toys, old advertising signs, pocket watches, porcelain and bisque dolls, pretty much everything can be sold at the Roadshow. Any early edition Barbie’s are sought after by the Roadshow collectors, as well as a variety of
Dinky Toys and Matchbox cars. Lionel Trains and a variety of tin toys can also fetch a price, especially if they are in their original box or in mint condition. If a collector is looking for one of your collectibles, they can always make an offer to buy it. A man brought in a 1950’s Marx Tin Toy Robot, in fairly good condition, still in its original box. They were able to locate a collector for that speciÀc toy within minutes, and that gentleman went home with over $700 for his Toy Robot and a few other small toys. So whether you have an old toy car, a broken gold chain, or a Barbie sitting in the closet, bring it down to the Roadshow, they will take a look at it for FREE and it could put money in your pocket!
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LOCAL MP Ron Cannan with Medal of Bravery
recipients Matthew Jackson and Tyler Lockerby, both from Kelowna. Okanagan division of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Veterans’ Association. Right up to his passing at the age of 85, Bishop Berry continued to officiate at military and veterans’ functions and remained active in our community. He was helping veterans and their families until his last breath, always putting others first. I’ll have a chance to meet with our veterans and their families when I’m back in the riding Nov. 4 to the 13 attending some of the local Remembrance Day ceremonies. Once again this year, it will be my honour to accompany Mary Cardiff (also a recipient of the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation) at some of the ceremonies for veterans confined to hospital and retirement and home care facilities. Thanks to Cardiff’s efforts in the past 25 years,
our veterans have been able to participate in this important day of remembrance, and I know from speaking with them that it means so much. I hope you’ll buy a poppy, wear it proudly and take the time next Friday to join with our community to honour our veterans at one of our cenotaphs in Lake Country, Lions Park in Rutland or Kelowna City Park. While you’re remembering their sacrifice, I hope you’ll also take heart knowing that all around us in our community there are good people willing to do what it takes to help each other when we need it the most. These are the heroes who walk among us and it’s quite possible you are one of them. Ron Cannan is the Conservative MP for Kelowna-Lake Country. 250-470-5075 email@example.com
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The Kelowna branch of SPCA is in the final planning stages for its largest signature fundraising event in Kelowna—the 4th annual Kelowna Gala. Presented by The Mortgage Group—Aquarius Mortgages Inc., it takes place Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Coast Capri Hotel. There is an exciting evening planned including a VIP Reception featuring See Ya Later Ranch Brut, SPCAcertified appetizers and the smooth jazz sounds of Anna Jacyszyn and her trio. There will be a four-course meal paired with local Okanagan wines to follow. Wineries featured for dinner this year include Mission Hill Winery, Desert Hills Winery, CedarCreek Estate Winery and Quails’ Gate Estate Winery. “We have moved our event this year to a larger venue as last year was very popular and we needed to be able to sell more tickets this year,” said Adams, regional development officer. We will be hosting 225 guests at the Coast Hotel and the evening will include silent and live auctions as well as dancing and live entertainment.” The auction will prove to be exciting including some fabulous packages such as a Big White Ski Getaway, an all-inclusive weekend at the Free Rein Guest Ranch, tickets, dinner and accommodation in Vancouver to see our Vancouver Canucks take on the Detroit Red Wings, some wine from the cellar of Tom Budd and an opportunity to have celebrity chef Michael Lyon come to your home and cook for you and your friends. For tickets or more information, contact the B.C. SPCA Kelowna branch at 250-861-7722.
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CURRENT SWELL, one of the top three finalists in the Peak Performance Project, will perform at O’Flannigan’s on Nov. 8.
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▼ LIVE IN NOVEMBER
Current Swell gears up for Peak Performance with Kelowna gig Jennifer Smith STAFF REPORTER
If the impending Okanagan winter conjures images of a convalescent stuck in dreary limbo, sunny days glimmering just beyond grasp, it’s time to break out of the box. Thankfully, November’s live music scene in Kelowna promises to be anything but square. From the release of the new K96.3 compilation CD with locals Jeff Piattelli, Thomas Kjorven and Aaron Gordon at Habitat on Nov. 2, to the Latin soul rhythms of internationally renown singer/songwriter Alex Cuba in the Rotary Arts Centre on Nov. 9, there’s plenty of opportunity to get your groove on (if you’re into talkin’ all speakeasy like). There’s one of those too, incidentally. Jazz Café has reopened for winter, with music once a month in the Black Box
Theatre, serving cold gin in old tea cups and cool tunes on the piano. If “breakout” is what you’re looking for, then one act slated for the early part of the month should stand above the rest. “Tonnes of energy and really good times” is how guitar player Scott Stanton describes his band Current Swell, playing O’Flannigan’s Nov. 8. The Victoria-based band has just been named a top three finalist in the B.C. band bootcamp, known as The Peak Performance Project. This means they have a guaranteed $50,000 heading their way and possibly up to $100,000 if they secure first prize. Kelowna band We Are the City won the very first edition of the contest, which takes bands to a Princeton ranch to learn the ins and outs of the business from industry insiders. “We knew a lot about tour-
ing, but the lawyer side of things and the rights side of things—how you own your own music and why you would sign a record label versus stay-
had a couple of others over the years. Named at the whim of their first web designer—“we had an interview and we needed
ME AND DAVE (LANG) WOULD JUST JAM A COUPLE OF OLD DYLAN TUNES ON SUNNY DAYS IN THE BACKYARD AND THEN WE STARTED WRITING SONGS. Scott Stanton
ing independent—was pretty new to us,” said Stanton, who is also an original member of Current Swell. By and larger, the band is made up of Stanton and good friend Dave Lang on guitars, Chris Peterson on drums and Dave St. Jean, though they’ve
a name and a website to give them”—Stanton said no one in the band was actually trying to be in a band when it all began. “Me and Dave (Lang) would just jam a couple of old Dylan tunes on sunny days in the backyard and then we started writing songs,” he said.
As intrinsic as good food to good wine, the gigs washed in with the music, creating a ripple in the Greater Victoria music scene. Pretty soon the group, minus a few original members and plus a few new ones, were building a name virtually on touring alone. On Oct. 25 they released their fourth album and have been touring extensively ever since, down to Seattle last week and up to the Interior for their Kelowna show before heading to the Prairies. (The other two Peak Performance finalists, The Boom Booms and The Matinée last hit Pop Okanagan.) “Ultimately, we want to make money off the band,” said Stanton. “The ultimate goal is not to have to come home from touring and go back to work.” With that clear vision dancing across the dashboard, the part-time carpenter, part-time
tile layer and generally fulltime jacks of all trades say they’re rolling along, building the name and putting the business foundation in place to make that dream a reality. The big Peak Performance Project jackpot, for example? “It’s all just going back into the band. Maybe a little bit of gear, but we’re heavily invested into the band, so we’ll use it for marketing, trying to get us touring in different countries,” Stanton said. And one can imagine it will soon be Current Swell at the top of the bill. Thus far they’ve played with the Beach Boys, Ron Sexsmith, K-OS and K’Naan (when they hit the Salmon Arm Roots and Blues festival last year), Bedouin Soundclash and Xavier Rudd. To see Current Swell in Kelowna, head to O’Flannigan’s Pub, Nov. 8; cover is $8 at the door. firstname.lastname@example.org
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ENTERTAINMENT ▼ MOVIE REVIEWS
Solid performances In Time but you can skip Puss In Boots IN TIME
In the new world order, time has replaced money as the new currency master. Each person does not grow old past the age of 25; however, to even out the playing field just a bit, after the age of 25 each person is given only a year of time—well, every person, except the very rich of course, who seem to have all the time in the world. Into this world of time zones and bioluminescent
BEHIND THE SCREEN
Susan Steen clocks comes Will Salas (Justin Timberlake, formerly of the boy band N’ Sync) who is born in the ghetto time zone and has to eke out a living, one day at a time—literally.
The rich, on the other hand, for whom time has no meaning, live in New Greenwich (get it?) and go about their business as though they have all the time in the world—and they do. In the lower time zones 1-10, the ghetto to middle class live and have to rush daily to ensure they have time left on their bio-clocks. Most actually work for just one more day, while the cost of living costs more time
each day. Will Salas is just that, a day-to-day guy who, in a stroke of luck, gets 100 years given to him. And in his quest to give time to those in need, he starts to shift the balance of time. It’s an interesting concept as we look at our own busy lives and wonder what we would do if we only had one more day. Timberlake and his love interest (isn’t there always one?) Sylvia Weis
(played by Amanda Seyfried, former child actress and a regular on All My Children and As The World Turns) change the “balance of time” which is held in check by timekeepers.They are also at the mercy of time stealers so there are car chases and lots of running as this Bonnie and Clyde of time begin the break down the system, particularly affecting Weis’ father,who still has his first million— years that is!
This is a good way to spend a couple of hours (if you have the time). Best line: “I’ve given over 50 years of my life to this job…”said by a 30 year old, and: “It’s not illegal to change time zones, no, but it’s rare.” Three and a half reels for this solid performance by the whole cast. It could be a few minutes shorter, but then you’d have time on your hands.
PUSS IN BOOTS
I also made it to Puss In Boots. Oh why did I do this? Well, kids won’t understand why Humpty Dumpty, who all the King’s horses and all the King’s men, couldn’t put back together again, was indeed back together, with nary a scar, and that’s no yolk! Or why Mother Goose is fairly ugly, or why Jack and Jill are truly large, ugly, evil people who cannot be trusted. Or, in fact, why this movie was ever made in the first place. Puss In Boots is a
mish mash of every fairy tale and every character, and don’t bother with the 3D version, I doubt if it will improve this one at all. Sure, Antonio Banderas’ voice is wonderful, but the silly lines he’s given (most directed at his new love, Kitty Soft Paws, a declawed cat fighter voiced by Selma Hayek) are not funny to child or adult. Too bad. I love cartoons (years of psychotherapy have yet to change this) and it was shown in the largest theatre in the Okanagan. Only five of us, thankfully, were spending our Saturday night with this computer generated film folly. The rest of the town obviously have lives and way better taste—but I’m not bitter or anything. One good line was: “Cat people are crazy.” I can only give this one reel—and that’s a stretch.
Susan Steen is a local non-profit executive and movie buff.
Latin Extravaganza! Major Mambo & THE DYNAMIC HORNS
Saturday, Nov. 5 7:30 pm
As well as performing for many Elvis Tribute Shows, THE UPTOWN HORNZ have recently shared the stage with Al Baby Webster "Canadian Blues Drummer of the Year 2010", Sonny Rhodes, The Trailer Park Boys, The Sleddogs as well as being the exclusive horn section for Legends of Rock 'n' Roll. They are the Okanagan Valley's premier Latin ensemble. They play ideal dance music for your Caribbean theme night: Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha Cha, Bolera, Bossa Nova, Samba, Latin Jazz and more.
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A celebrated virtuoso of the ﬂamenco guitar who has been voted into the three guitarists in the world by US magazine Guitar Player, Juan learned his art in the land of its origin, in Southern Spain. He has recorded 20 albums, mostly as a composer, the most recent of which are Serenade with the Royal Philharmonic and Solo.
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ENTERTAINMENT ▼ FOOD AND WINE
Pintxo a casual, delicious way to dine when visiting Spain
skerrik asko San Sebastian! After a pleasant five-hour train ride across Spain we arrived in Basque country. Like our introduction to the Catalan language and culture of Barcelona, we were quickly lost in yet another strong new culture and the language of Euskara. Euskara is an ancient language that is linguistically interesting because it has not been shown conclusively to be related to any other language. Alas, the only word in the Basque native tongue that we mastered on our visit to San Sebastian was eskerrik asko- which means thank you. We utilized this world several times a day, usually after consuming something delicious, and our fumbled pronunciation and earnest effort won us many smiles. Our accommodation in San Sebastian was chosen after careful investigation through my favorite travelling tool: Trip Advisor www.tripadvisor.com. We chose Pension Belles Artes because of its almost ridiculously high praise from Trip Advisor’s visitor reviews. Guests went on and on about Carmen and Liere the amazing mother daughter team that ran this small pensione (familyowned boarding house)I wondered, could they really be this wonderful? Answer: An emphatic yes! We were greeted like family, (or more like really, really well loved family) with hugs, kisses, a tutorial on the city complete with in depth infor-
The Annual International Film Festival draws many stars each year; I guess we could have been sitting beside Antonio Banderas if we had been at ARZAK two nights before. Oh, and don’t miss breakfast at Avenida XXI near
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SAVE 50%! mation on where to eat, what to see and even who to say hi too – they planned our trip resulting in our whirlwind three-day food and wine extravaganza. www.pension-bellasartes.com The highlight of the visit, which was actually the main reason for going there, was dinner at ARZAK Restaurant. There’s so much to tell, I’ll let you know all about it next week. The rest of the trip was filled with bar hopping from pintxo (pronounced “pincho”) bar to pintxo bar (pintxo is the Basque word for tapas). They are called pintxo’s because many of them have a pintxo (Spanish for spike), typically a toothpick —or a skewer for the larger varieties— through them. The old part of town where we hung out is set on a hillside with cobblestone streets and bar after bar. Our absolute favorite is a One Michelin star eatery called Fuego Negro (black smoke). Uber hip with a young, cool crowd we absolutely freaked over the tasting menu we ordered – it was course after course of orgas-
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Sunday, December 4, 7:30 pm One of Canada’s most widely recognized and awarded family country singers, performing her annual I’m Dreaming of a Wright Christmas show, sure to be enjoyed by the whole family.
Monday, March 26, 7 pm World renowned spiritual teacher and psychic, Sylvia Browne returns to Kelowna after selling out at the Kelowna Community Theatre in August of 2010. Get your tickets early to avoid disappointment.
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ENTERTAINMENT ▼ CD REVIEWS
DAYS of CARING Thank You
to the following donors and volunteers for their products, expertise, time, and the spirit they brought to helping the RED CROSS set up their new location at 124 Adams Road in Kelowna Dulux Paints Ultra Painting Students from UBC and Okanagan College Volunteers from our community Red Cross Volunteers and Staff
You can never go wrong with a Paul Simon CD, likewise Michael Buble PAUL SIMON; SONGWRITER (SONY)
I don’t want to be too obvious about this excellent new collection of 32 Paul Simon songs, but the key to this set is simply in the title—Songwriter. This collection is not designed as a Greatest Hits package although there are many hits here, but the focus is on Simon the genius songwriter. As a result, gems such as Slip Sliding Away, Duncan, You Can Call Me Al and 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover are not on Songwriter, whereas several ‘album’ cuts are that I suppose illustrate better the song craft of our main man. Furthermore, Simon’s signature song Bridge Over Troubles Water is performed here by Aretha Franklin (Simon probably not wanting to be compared to Art Garfunkel), while the 2011 live take of The Sound Of Silence has some gorgeous acoustic jazz guitar. There are scads of single and two-disc Greatest Hits collections on the market from Simon, who actually started recording in the 1950s. If you are looking for just the hits, one of these may be what you are after. But this new beautifully appointed two-disc set has all the lyrics to the songs within and help justify the anthology’s title. B+
MICHAEL BUBLE; CHRISTMAS (143/REPRISE) I actually got this disc
Bruce Mitchell a week before Halloween but I just cannot bring myself to cover a Christmas release before November. However, Michael Buble’s new album, simply titled Christmas, cuts to the chase with 15 tracks of warm and comfy seasonal fare with mostly secular songs like It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas, Santa Claus Is Coming To Town, Holly Jolly Christmas, Santa Baby and two sacred songs in Ave Maria and Silent Night. As expected, this is a light and breezy affair where I suppose the highlights are recorded with big time outside help. Buble offers a nice take of White Christmas with the re-emerging Shania Twain, while the duet with the Puppini Sisters Jingle Bells is styled like a WWII boogie song a la The Andrew Sisters. There is a generous folky version of Mis Deseos/Feliz Navidad with Thalia to close out the disc. My fave track was Its Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas where Buble channels a little Bing Crosby charm. Solid family fare with a swinging, easy going attitude.
THE NEW CITIES; KILL THE LIGHTS (SONY)
This group opened for Avril Lavigne a couple of weeks ago but the major arena gig doesn’t seem to have done much for their career. Their single, Heatwave, barely made a ripple over the airwaves and I think this may have a correlative in the career of Lavigne herself. On the back liner of Kill The Lights the sixmember group looks like a typical cute boy band whereas the inside liner photo makes The New Cities look like they might have been fans of The Clash at one time. Lavigne too is having her own identity problems. Her new mature sound away from chasing Sk8er boys and binge shopping to a mature adult, single mom didn’t resound with her old fans as much as she had hoped for and multiple hits just did not materialize. The New Cities also sound like a band with identity issues with the faux rebellion of The New Rule and the quasi-hedonism of The Hype (a failed single) all wrapped up in cheery goodtime summer pop. Also using an ’80s sample from Baltimora and his Tarzan Boy is a little too late and cheesy for a summer could-havebeen hit with the aforementioned Heatwave. This band out of Montreal isn’t inspiring me to write “a band to watch.”
JASON DERULO; FUTURE HISTORY (WARNER)
This is young 21-yearold Jason Derulo’s second album after the platinum success of his self-titled debut that was an international smash with top charting hits like Watcha Say, In My Head and Ridin’ Solo. This new disc, titled Future History, suffers from the classic “difficult second album” syndrome in that it isn’t very good and pales in comparison to its predecessor. This album only barely scraped into the top 30 and a couple of weeks later it is nowhere to be found in the top 100 album sales charts in Canada or Derulo’s native USA. He has scored only a couple of minor hits with the club-centric It Girl and the goofy I Don’t Wanna Go Home that samples Harry Belafonte’s classic Day O (The Banana Boat Song) as in the lyrics “daylight come and I don’t wanna go home” that bemoans the end of yet another night of clubbing. Derulo continues his uninspired music with a goofy sample of Toto’s Africa for the plodding mid-tempo Fight For You. I have nothing in general against club pop music but Future History is just too average in a very overcrowded field. Jason Derulo’s Future History is—passed. C
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Master flamenco guitarist at Creekside A celebrated virtuoso of the flamenco guitar, voted into the top three guitarists in the world by US magazine Guitar Player, is coming to perform in Lake Country on Nov. 8. Juan Martín learned his art in the land of its origin, Andalucia in southern Spain, where he still has a home in Málaga. He now spends much of his time on tour and in London where he has formed an international company, Flamencovision, for the promotion of high quality flamenco which he rehearses and brings direct from Andalucía.
Martín is “The leading flamenco guitarist of his generation” according to the Guardian (2008). He has recorded 20 albums, mostly as a composer, the most recent of which are Serenade with the Royal Philharmonic and Solo. “In Martín’s hands flamenco is not so much a musical style as an entire culture compressed into a quivering box of air,” a Guardian reviewer wrote. His recent Barbican appearance in May 2009 was filmed in preparation for a TV program about his life and a live concert DVD was produced.
He performs with a highly distinctive compositional style formed from his early years in Málaga and developed through wide experience in Madrid. At 17 he featured in the film Donde tu estés filmed in the Málaga area. Further experience and polish came through recordings and live performances with artists such as Miles Davis and the Nash Ensemble. He was greatly honoured to be asked to play for Picasso’s 90th birthday celebrations on which he based his album Picasso Portraits. Martín’s music is cur-
rently being used as part of the Guernica exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery. His collaborations have included a CD of his compositions with film composer Mark Isham, called Painter in Sound, and Through the Moving Window, a recording with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Reviews of his solo compositions on The Andalucian Suites and Luna Negra have compared him to the great Spanish composers Tárrega and Turina. His interest in the Moorish roots of flamenco
led him to record Musica Alhambra and rediscover Andalusí and Sephardic music from the 12th and 13th centuries which is no longer performed in Spain. “Martín spans the centuries with a mixture of the dazzling and the profound,” wrote The Observer. He has also recorded albums with flamenco singers and dancers including Live en Directo that received a critics’ award in Spain. Juan Martin performs at Creekside Theatre in Lake Country, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8.
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I have heard it said that volunteering and donating money are the essence of democracy. We put our resources where our mouth is and clearly declare where our priorities lie. Volunteering is a follow through for the initial step of voting. Have you thought any more about combining the two and volunteering to support a candidate in our upcoming municipal elections? “I read your column,” three different candidates mentioned to me. “Tell them how to contact us, we’d like to hear from more people and get them directly involved.” That made sense to me, so here goes. In addition to the Volunteer Opportunities Search that I promote
every week, our website also hosts the Central Okanagan listings for community information. On www.kcr.ca, do a Community Info Search to get a Google-type of search page. In the find box you can enter District of Lake Country, City of Kelowna, District of West Kelowna or District of Peachland. The records you find will give you live links to the government websites. I double checked and each website has election information on their home pages. Review the candidates listed. Once a particular candidate stands out for you, make direct contact. Please do not wait to be asked. Exert your democratic initiative and get involved. In my Oct. 13 column about engaging in the political process, I mentioned
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SPOOKTACULAR… The ‘Black Mountain Group’ poses with the pumpkins that they brought to the Spooktacular Halloween Pumpkin Walk at Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park last Saturday. The third annual pumpkin walk attracted more than 1,500 people, many dressed in their Halloween costumes. They were able to stroll along the pathways of the historic nut orchard that were lined with more than 120 glowing, carved pumpkins vying for votes in the various categories available for prizes. M. Straub’s Tyrannosaurus Rex entry was voted Most Original pumpkin; the Scariest pumpkin was entered by M. Shalley; the Funniest entry was an assortment of pumpkins and gourds from P. Klimuk; the Cutest entry came from S. Kirkey; the Best Sport Team pumpkin was from S. Richard (Montreal Canadiens pumpkin); and the Best School pumpkin was submitted by the Kelowna Waldorf School Class #1 and #2. Another big winner at the event was the West Kelowna Food Bank as visitors donated over $260 in cash and enough food to fill a West Kelowna Fire Rescue fire truck. ▼ LOW VELOCITY IMPACT
Criticism for accident policy I f ever there was an unfairness screaming out to be exposed, it’s the “Low Velocity Impact” policy employed by British Columbia’s monopoly auto insurer. To understand how ridiculous this policy is, you need to understand that if you are injured in a crash that is not your fault, you have two sets of rights. One set of rights is owed to you by ICBC under a legislated policy of insurance available to most British Columbians whether or not you are at fault in a crash. This policy entitles you to a basic set of medical and disability benefits that arise out of Part 7 of the Insurance (Vehicle) Act. I will refer to those rights as “Part 7” rights. When ICBC is administering those Part 7 rights, ICBC is acting as your insurance company and, as such, owes you a legal duty to treat you fairly. The other set of rights is against the driver that wasn’t paying attention and smashed into the back of your car. Of course, due to the liability insurance monopoly in British Columbia, ICBC is typically that driver’s insurance company as well. That’s the set of rights that entitles you to full and fair compensation for any losses you suffer arising from a collision, including full income loss, full reimbursement for medical expenses, and compensation for “pain and suffering.” When negotiating that set of rights with you, ICBC’s duty is to that other driver, and doesn’t owe
you any duty to treat you fairly. The clearest distinction between how those two sets of rights are administered is when there Paul is a small amount of Hergott damage to vehicle bumpers. We are all different. Some of us will not be injured at all in a collision that causes minimal damage to the vehicle bumpers. On the other end of the spectrum, some of us, because of our particular physiology and particular dynamics of the collision, will end up suffering from a whiplash injury that will never fully resolve. It doesn’t help that vehicle bumpers are designed to withstand a certain velocity impact without crumpling. That design saves the insurance industry a lot of money in vehicle repair expense because the forces involved in the collision are not absorbed by crumpling steel. Instead, the car has a bounce effect that delivers even greater forces to the vehicle occupants. Let’s say you are sitting at a red light and your vehicle is rear-ended. You suffer injury and are referred by your doctor to expensive therapies. Your doctor tells you to take time off work to assist in your recovery. Nobody, not even the insurance company, disputes that you have been injured. The insurance adjuster specifically tells you that he believes that you are injured. In fact, you are given full access to the Part 7 benefits I described (a portion of treatment expense and in-
come loss). Remember, when administering those benefits the insurance company owes you a duty of good faith. When you ask for fair compensation for the rest of your losses, though, the insurance company outright denies your claim. Why? The answer is the Low Velocity Impact policy. There is not enough damage to the bumpers. What? You didn’t hurt before the collision and now you hurt. Your doctor has diagnosed a whiplash injury and has referred you to therapy. You are spending a bunch of money on the prescribed therapy. You have been told to take some time off of work to assist with your recovery. The insurance adjuster specifically agrees and acknowledges that you were injured. But your claim for fair compensation is outright denied. Does this sound just a little bit wrong? The only way to beat the Low Velocity Impact policy and achieve justice, to achieve fair compensation for your losses, is to pursue a lawsuit. The insurance adjuster might lie to you and say that nine out of 10 of those lawsuits are thrown out of court. Don’t believe it. A judge is likely to believe the truth just like the insurance adjuster does. They want you to just give up and go away. In fact, many of these cases settle before ever getting to court. This column is intended to provide general information about injury claims. It is not a substitute for retaining a lawyer to provide legal advice specifically pertaining to your case. Paul Hergott is a lawyer at Hergott Law in West Kelowna. firstname.lastname@example.org
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To help point out the differences between the field of 13 candidates seeking a seat at the District of West Kelowna council table in the Nov. 19 municipal election, the Capital News asked each candidate to give a 50-word answer to four questions. The questions: #1—What would you do to improve the economic development cooperation between Westbank First Nation and the District of West Kelowna? #2—What improvements would you advocate regarding transit and roads in West Kelowna? #3—What can the district do to improve the poverty situation in West Kelowna? #4—What can the district council do to encourage more commercial and industrial growth in West Kelowna? One candidate, Mike Smith, did not respond to the questions by our press deadline.
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#1: One needs only to drive down Highway 97 to see that WFN has focused on retail and commercial development over the past few years. The opportunities for DWK lie in focusing on excellent industrial and tourism-based development. By complimenting each other’s strengths and working together, we can offer the whole package in our area. #2: It’s difficult to justify improvements in transit when 85 per cent of 2010 survey respondents said they don’t ever use the system. As for roads, council should do the following: • Consult with and implement recommendations from the engineering department regarding road issues that impact public safety. • Ensure collector routes are designed and built with consideration of future development. #3: Council should do
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the following: • Encourage private sector employment by implementing policies from the economic enhancement plan. • Actively seek out nonprofit organizations that provide social services and encourage them to locate here. • Encourage low-cost housing proposals from the development community and fast-track their implementation. #4: The entrepreneurial spirit is very strong in the district and council must encourage growth by addressing the following concerns: • Reduce the cost of local government by improving efficiency. • Increase local government’s awareness of small business. • Reduce the bureaucratic burden on businesses and developers.
such methods as joint council meetings to explore opportunities of mutual benefit and partnership. #2: Increase transit service frequencies across the district to levels now seen in Glenrosa. Continue with bus stop upgrades such as shelters and benches. Move forward with road and sidewalk upgrades, as finances allow. #3: Support balanced economic development and investment that generate jobs in West Kelowna. Higher density residential development, where appropriate, would help ensure a supply of more affordable housing. Work with other levels of government to support social programs that bring support and help the vulnerable members of society. #4: Work with district staff to ensure that the development application and approval process is streamlined and efficient.
Initiate a process of ongoing dialogue with the local business community through organizations such as the local chamber of commerce. Ensure that the district’s development charges are as low as possible to attract and support growth.
have regular 15 minute service to Kelowna. #3: Give the food bank whatever help (the district) can with no property taxes and a generous annual grant in aid. Facilitate investment and job creation with a “we are open for business” attitude. Create a Housing Trust Fund for affordable housing to empower volunteers to participate and help address the need. Partner with WFN. #4: Become a competitive jurisdiction that attracts investment. Streamline the approval process. Establish firm timelines to advance applications. When businesses or residents come to the counter, treat them like a customer. End the endless bureaucratic procedure. Create a development services department. Implement “Investment Zones” downtown and in the industrial park.
council should honour the Memorandum of Understanding that was signed by Mayor Doug Findlater and Chief Robert Louie. We must start there in good faith that we can work together on all the issues that are common to both WFN and the district. Regular ongoing meetings need to be scheduled and adhered to. It is imperative that all issues need to be brought to the table by both parties and quickly resolved before they become insurmountable. #2: Transit for our entire region should be reviewed and improved. Having to wait for an inordinate amount of time to connect with another bus makes the service impractical. If riders can’t count on timely connections then people will not utilize it. Existing roads should be continually upgraded to current standards in the district as our budget allows. Adequate roads that will accom-
modate increased traffic flows should be built first in those areas that are considered for new development. #3: The district could provide a grant in aid to a registered society willing to set up a shelter, similar to the Gospel Mission (in Kelowna). Local churches and service clubs may be willing to help fund the operating costs. Council should initiate an open discussion on this important topic. #4: Controlled economic development is the key pillar in my platform. I believe this is crucial over the next three years as we move towards self sufficiency. The first step is to relocate our DWK administration and council back to Westbank, the economic heart of our community. Vacant buildings can be leased in the interim until we have the financial resources to build a new civic centre.
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#1: Start by living up to the Memorandum of Understanding with WFN based upon mutual respect, honour and recognition by not negotiating through the press. Enter into joint venture projects between WFN and the district in order to secure our own Crown lands. Same as Peachland with Ponderosa Golf. #2: We can’t afford everything at the same time, but Boucherie, Glenrosa and Shannon Lake Roads must be a priority for pedestrian safety. No more sidewalks to nowhere. A Park & Ride should be implemented where you can park and
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#1: To improve the economic development cooperation between Westbank First Nation and the District of West Kelowna: • Use the existing economic development Memorandum of Understanding with WFN • Continue to direct our new business develop-
ment officer, new land agent and DWK staff to work with WFN #2: Transit: Implement Rapid Bus BC, frequent, high speed, minimal stop, Westbank Centre/UBCO in conjunction with improvements/ streamlining to the neighbourhood feeder system. Roads: Based on Master Transportation Plan, using Road Rehabilitation Program with Road, Developer Cost Contribution Program, upgrade the urban roads to urban standards and the designated rural roads to true rural standards. #3: Generate more legal secondary suites to
provide more affordable housing for the secondary suite occupant and the home owner. Encourage the province to expand/ enhance and DWK to expand programs for at-risk youth through our Westside Youth Centre. #4: Replace couplet with pedestrian friendly downtown Main Street and two-way Dobbin. Build urgent care centre, and a city hall. Encourage mixed-use commercial/ residential development. Implement program of reduced DCCs for Westbank development and reduced business taxes for new or expanded businesses. Thereby, generate
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#1: Support a close working relationship between the District of West Kelowna’s business development officer and the Westbank First Nation’s economic development office. Continue to work together in support of Westside tourism activities and the Visitor Information Centre. Establish a cooperative relationship in the best economic interests of both communities. #2: Continue to invest in improvements to district roads, including the addition of sidewalks and bike paths. Support the extension of the Highway 97 Rapid Bus to the Westbank Centre, providing fast and direct connections through West Kelowna and Kelowna on route to UBCO. #3: Focus on economic development efforts, which can lead to more local jobs. The district’s more permissive secondary suite bylaw should encourage a greater supply of affordable rental housing. The district can continue to approve the property tax exemption for the Westside Community Food bank. #4: Respond quick-
ly and efficiently to inquiries from interested businesses. Focus on implementing the Westbank Centre Revitalization plan. Promote advantages of West Kelowna’s well situated industrial area. Communicate with and involve key stakeholders (commercial real estate agents, landowners, business owners, Urban Development Institute, Chamber of Commerce and others).
#1: We have established a template for economic development cooperation with WFN over several years with our joint work on tourism services and this partnership continues today. I will build on this work and expand to other economic development initiatives. Business development staff from both governments work closely together. #2: BC Transit is completing a full review of all routes in the district, to be completed by December, 2011. I want to see Bus Rapid transit to Westbank, with service to the airport and UBCO and maximum possible local coverage of our neighbourhoods, within the constraints of affordability. #3: People need jobs and access to affordable
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#1: I will leverage my fresh perspective on council to help foster a climate of trust and cooperation with the people of Westbank First Nation. I will support a joint economic development committee with a mandate to identify joint development and investment opportunities, and to champion effective and transparent communication. #2: I will insist on prioritizing safer roads. Pedestrian paths, sidewalks and bike lanes must be expanded and improved, especially around schools, parks and community amenities. Transit routes and schedules need to be revamped to better address local considerations and needs. I support a centralized transit exchange, Park and Ride and express bus routes. #3: Attracting new business and investment in order to create sustainable career employment is crucial. Training and mentorship are fundamental ingredients. Education creates employability and a strong workforce—both key factors for businesses when deciding where to locate. The district should also improve and encourage interagency cooperation. #4: Our current processes are slow and complex, discouraging sustainable businesses and developments. We need to attract the right kinds of sustainable business and investment, but we must do this with a sense of urgency and an open mind. Council must scrutinize and revise processes so that new business is encouraged and accelerated when appropriate.
#1: I believe that right now there is a strain between our two communities and that needs to be rectified. We need to build and develop a trusting relationship that supports our families, but honours our individuality as separate communities. We are neighbours and we need to work together for the betterment of all our people. We need to work together, to support each other and we need to be able to talk about our wants, our needs and our concerns for our individual communities that share this amazing topography. #2: The roads and sidewalks around our community schools need to be a focus. Children need to develop independence, but parents have a strong concern about the lack of sidewalks and the speed of vehicle’s around the school’s. Due to poor transit scheduling, people are more likely to take a car or be driven by a family member to activities or shopping than hop on a bus. We want to be a sustainable community. #3: We need councillors, support workers and the resources to help improve the lives of people living in poverty. We need to be able to encourage and support families and seniors, and give them opportunities to succeed. Without the resources, we don’t have the availability to help people end their cycle of poverty. We need a resource centre that helps lift up people in our community who are struggling. #4: I believe we can support developers and entrepreneurs to reach their dreams of building success by providing learning opportunities and support within our commercial areas. The OCP consultation exercise created a very good document from which to shape our future. Individuals clearly came out with the desire to move forward with the creation of several commercial centres that support the growth of neighbourhoods and a community that is accessible by more than just vehicles.
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More than 150 kids made their way to the Webber Road Community Centre on Saturday to celebrate Halloween a little early. The West Kelowna Family Halloween Howl was a major success, said Christy Stuanton, community recreation coordinator with the District of West Kelowna. Staunton credited the event’s success to assistance from volunteers. “All of the volunteers are from the Mount Boucherie Secondary School. They help every year to run the event. The Lioness Club do the goodie bags for the event. This year they paid a dollar towards every admission so that the parents only had to pay $2 instead of $3.”
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CLOCKWISE from top left: A witch stands guard over the haunted maze; Darius Green, 5, and sister Oceana, 4, dip into Bobs Body parts bin where spooky surprises await; Sam Robson, 3, gets a little help from his dad before flying around a track on a broomstick; volunteer Ashley Lennox watches over the entrance way to the Spooky House; Kori Lalave, 5, successfully tosses a bean bag for her pick of candy; Airlie Eason, 10 months old, experiences her first Halloween Howl dressed in a pumpkin costume. To have your event covered, contact Wade Paterson at the Capital News, 250-763-3212.
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Council hopefuls offer their insights on local issues Candidates from B8 plans. We should then look for opportunities that we can partner on, that will benefit both communities. For example the Urgent Health Care Centre, or combine resources to establish a YMCA/ YWCA. #2: The Master Transportation Study advocates the development of a connective, more responsive transit structure and routes to move people to destinations across to Kelowna. Students’ usage issues, both secondary and post secondary, needs attention and action. The biggest challenge with roads, is speeding. We need more traffic calming. Improved roads increase speeding issues. #3: Review the delivery of social services. Identify issues and define areas that are under municipal jurisdiction, then prioritize and implement short-term solutions, using existing effective outreach programs that are in place with local churches and charities. Thereafter establish medium and longer-term strategies. #4:The district council should be actively seeking out knowledgebased businesses in Canada, U.S., Europe and Asia that are looking to expand/relocate. Find out what businesses are looking for. Market the benefits of our area: The proximity to UBCO, Okanagan University College and our international airport.
#1: The District of West Kelowna’s relationship with Westbank First Nation must not be a
matter of “us and them.” Open and frank dialogue will help develop a more cohesive approach to economic development. One way is through continuation of our council-tocouncil discussions. #2: Public transit is very expensive and heavily subsidized. Scheduling changes are not made easily. A major improvement could come with Rapid Bus, providing express service from Westbank Centre to UBCO. A close look at its success, or lack thereof, will help determine what connection adjustments are needed. The municipality’s Transportation Master Plan will classify roads and set construction standards for each type. We must then approve a capital expenditure program to implement elements of the plan. My priorities include Boucherie Road and the intersection of McIver and Glenrosa Roads. #3: “Poverty” is a complex social issue for which there are no oneparagraph solutions, especially for local governments, which have limited resources and tools. A collaborative effort with agencies involved directly with problems faced by low-income residents could provide the municipality with an action plan. #4: We have adopted an Economic Development Strategy and hired a business development officer to pursue its goals, which include increasing local job opportunities and expanding the commercial tax base. Progress will be monitored closely during 2012 and we will also develop a land acquisition strategy that may
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#1: Working with WFN is a part of our economic development strategy and strategic plan. The business development officers have worked on tourism initiatives. This year we had another successful Community in Bloom program winning national awards. Personally, I relish more interactions, such as building a Gateway Centre together. #2: Council has approved the roads classification, a necessary task before developing more detailed plans, and each year we have scheduled road rehabilitation. We need a new governance system for transit, and a better image. It is the future if we truly believe in the Climate Charter that we signed. #3: We need jobs for people who can work, such as construction on the major expansion at the Mission Hill Winery, with more projects to come. Council could consider providing a directory of appropriate federal and provincial programs and provide opportunities for all to enjoy a better quality of life. #4: Our 14 master plans, upon implementation will make West Kelowna a more desirable place to live, work and play. A policy for acquiring land for industrial and commercial use, a new zoning bylaw, as well as support for the creation of a business improvement area will provide certainty for businesses.
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Grand opening for shopping centre Westbank First Nation and Anthem Properties Group Ltd. will celebate the formal opening for Phase 1 of the Snyatan Shopping Centre on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Snyatan, which means gathering place in the Sylix language, is located at Butt Road and Highway 97, a 93,000 square-foot retail centre that includes Winners, Future Shop, Dollar Tree, Bulk Barn, Second Cup and Peace Hills Trust. At the ceremony to mark the occasion, starting at 5:30 p.m., an original work of art by Virgil “Smoker” Marchand, a renowned sculptor and a member of the Confeder-
ated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation, will also be unveiled. Marchand’s sculpture for Snyatan is a 13foot high representation of a horse and rider at ease. The rider holds a shield that identifies him as a member of Westbank First Nation. Eric Carlson, CEO of Anthem Properties, said his company is excited to partner with WFN on this project. “We are really pleased with the end product… This is the third retail project on WFN lands that we have developed and look forward to many years of continued good business in the area.”
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MORGAN, MICHAEL WILLIAM JOHN Mike passed away peacefully in the presence of his family on October 30, 2011 at the age of 71. Mike is survived by his partner Muriel, daughter Julie (Kris), grandchildren: Sabrina (Kevin), Ceinwen, Jasmin (Wade), Mandy (Kyle), Kyle, Nicholas (Nicki), great grandson Travis, Mother-In-Law Margaret, daughter-in-law Kim (Tony). Mike was predeceased by his ﬁrst wife Joyce in 2009, daughter Lucille in 1977, brother Ivor. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, November 4, 2011 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Valleyview Funeral Home, 165 Valleyview Road. In lieu of ﬂowers donations maybe made in Mikes memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, #4 ~ 1551 Sutherland Avenue Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.valleyviewfuneralhome.com Arrangements entrusted to Valleyview Funeral Home, HONOURED PROVIDER OF DIGNITY MEMORIAL (250) 765-3147.
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Born January 8, 1911 in Point Grey Vancouver, middle of 4 siblings, Marion loved to sketch, to swim, and play tennis. After meeting husband Lucien Brun, Marion moved to Alberta and had two Sons. In 1948, Marion Moved with her family to Winfeild BC, where Lucien “Mick” owned property and started a chicken farm. Marion was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, and zealously served her Creator for 76 years. She loved to tell all she could about his wonderful qualities and her hope to live forever on a paradise Earth. Gomie was known for her hospitality, visiting often with her countless friends & family - usually by her ﬁreplace, with a glass of good scotch. She was well travelled, having been all through Europe, France, Russia, Spain, Poland and the Oregon Coast, she always had a good story to tell, a listening ear to lend and an opinion to offer. Marion passed away on October 29th 2011 at Lake Country Manor of a stroke after 100 years. She survived by one sister, Barbara, two sons; Peter (Esther) & Robert (Eunice), 6 grandchildren; Carmen, Natalie, Jason, Jeff, Shellie and Casey, and 10 great grandchildren. Her comfort, love, and originality will be missed by all who knew her. “On t’aime Gomie.” Memorial will be held on Saturday at 2 pm at the Glenmore Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1880 Dallas Rd.
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MILLER, A. LES Passed away at Kelowna General Hospital on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at the age of 91. Survived by his loving wife Phyl of 64 years, his sons Keith (Donna) of Salmon Arm, Ron of Vancouver, grandchildren Les Miller (ﬁancée Sarah) and Rebecca Miller and numerous nieces and nephews. Les and two of his brothers enlisted in the Canadian Army in 1939 and served in the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders for six years in Europe. Following the war he moved from Manitoba to British Columbia where he met and married the love of his life, Phyl. He was a lifetime member of the Royal Canadian Legion. A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 4, 2011 at 1:00 pm at Springﬁeld Funeral Home, 2020 Springﬁeld Road, Kelowna, BC. Interment at a later date. In lieu of ﬂowers, memorial donations may be made to Kelowna General Hospital Foundation, 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1T2. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springﬁeldfuneralhome.com 250-860-7077.
NARGANG, BLAINE CLIFFORD Nargang, Blaine Clifford suddenly passed on October 27th, 2011 at the early age of 47. He is lovingly remembered by his Mother Linda, Father Gerry, Sisters Tara, Tanja, and sisters he was lucky enough to meet later in life, Daughter Kaylin, Granddaughter Madison, his loving partner Sandy Reed and family, as well as the countless lives he touched. He will be most remembered for his witty sense of humour; his passionate love for rock and roll which inﬂuenced his little sisters and daughter, his steadfast commitment to sports (Roughriders, Broncos and Canucks) and his love of the outdoors and nature. Blaine’s love and respect for and time spent on the ocean was paramount in his life. His gorgeous smile, repetitive jokes and contagious laugh that could ﬁll a room with happiness and utter joy will never be forgotten. His sporadic personality and adventurous soul will be deeply missed by all. A memorial service will be held on Friday November 4th at 11:00 am at 2330 Butt Road (Club House), Westbank BC. Donations can be made in lieu of ﬂowers to the Kelowna Salvation Army.
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Medical/Dental F/T Expd. CDA Req. MonThurs. Dentrix comp. exp. preferred. Please email resume email@example.com drop off #208-1139 Sutherland Ave. Kelowna or fax 250-869-4038. Mission Creek Dental. Dr. Bruce Prokopetz
Please call 250-718-3330 or Fax: 1-888-679-0759 For more information or send your resume & current drivers abstract to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Retail THE WARDROBE Women’s Clothing Boutique is seeking an enthusiastic, friendly and reliable person to join our team. Permanent PT or FT position available. If you are friendly and thrive on delivering excellent customer service enquire with resume to The Wardrobe 2987 Pandosy St. Kelowna. www.thewardrobeapparel.ca
NOW HIRING Welding Supervisors Journeyman & Apprentice Welders Journeyman Electricians CNC Sales Representative Structural Engineer Draftsman Project Manager NDE Inspector, (MPI, Level 2 or 3.) Chief Estimator. Email resume to email@example.com or Fax 403.340.1105
SHORT on cash? Need money? We can help, get a loan on your directly deposited income. Call (250)868-2020 We are still hiring - Dozer & excavator operators required by a busy Alberta oilﬁeld construction company. We require operators that are experienced and preference will be given to operators that have constructed oilﬁeld roads and drilling locations. You will be provided with motels and restaurant meals. Competitive wages, bonus and transportation daily to and from job sites. Our work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Call 780-723-5051. We require processor and feller buncher operators, plus owner operators and truck drivers. Work in the Vanderhoof, Fort St. James & Prince George areas. Call or send your resume. This can be a career for the right person. Jared Gulbranson Gulbranson Logging Ltd. 250-567-4505 or 250-5675446 Cell:250-570-2261 Fax: 250-567-9232 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
POSITION Available for 4th Year. or Lic. Auto Tec., with well rounded exp. integrity for well established BCAA approved RPM Auto located in Kelowna, eight fully equipped bays, with the latest equipment. Email resume: email@example.com or Fax (250)868-3587 or Drop off to:1761 Harvey Ave
PROCESSOR OWNER OPERATORS WANTED
Hiring Processor Owner / Operator for Tamihi Logging Co. in the Fraser Valley area. Prefer dangle head 622/624 or similar. Willing to pay top rates. Will pay by the hour or meter, Paid bi weekly. E-mail: mikayla.tamihilog @shaw.ca or Fax: 604-796-0318
Services Mind Body Spirit #1 for a reason. Paradise Massage. Where men come to relax. 778-477-5050 Kelowna
Hotel, Restaurant, Food Services BIG E ‘s is looking for exper’ed Bartenders & Servers to work evenings & weekends. Must have Serving It Right. Please Apply in person to Hwy97 Peachland Center Mall Full time Japanese Cook Wanted $14.00~17.50/Hr, 40Hrs/W, 3y exp Sushi, Maki, Roll, Teriyaki, etc. Oh Sushi, #3B-605 KLO Rd, Kelowna firstname.lastname@example.org WANTED Sushi Cook. $15.50/hr 3-5 yrs exp. Can handle multiple jobs such as prep and cooking food, cutting and cleaning ﬁsh, plan menu, ordering stocks, estimating food req’d and costs, maintaining inventory, cleaning kitchen and work areas. Submit resume to email@example.com.
EXPERIENCED Machinist needed for a busy shop in Penticton. Must be able to weld and line bore in addition to machining. Contact us at: (250)492-2412 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Abandon Stress Whole Body Swedish Massage. Affordable, excellent work.Linda 862-3929 ASIAN Ladie’s Massage. Lovely, Peaceful Setting, Men and women welcome $60/hr. Call (250)-317-3575 BLISS Massage 4 your every need. 10 yrs exp. men only . Call 4 appt. 250-215-7755 THAI Massage. Totally relax & energize your body & mind. Call 250-801-7188
Holistic Health CASE Studies needed. Our students are ready for : Manicure, $20, Pedicure, $20, Reﬂexology, $29. Massage $29. Hypnosis, $45. 250-868-3114 naturalhealthcollege.com
Become a Psychiatric Nurse in your own community There is an urgent need for more Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPN), particularly outside the urban areas of the province. And with the workforce aging – the average age of a Registered Psychiatric Nurse in BC is 47 years – the number of retirees from the profession is exceeding the number of graduates. Entry-level earnings start at $30.79/hour to $40.42/hour. Train Locally – The only program of its kind in BC, students can learn within their local communities via distance education, local and/or regional clinical placements, and some regional classroom delivery. This 23 month program is accredited by the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC (CRPNBC). Government student loans, Employment & Labour Market Services (ELMS), band funding & other ﬁnancing options available to qualiﬁed applicants.
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Sales & Service Directory COUNTERTOPS
Licensed & Insured
In business since 1989
“Renovation Experts” Interior/exterior Prompt, clean and reliable Insured 250-826-2284 email@example.com
A & S Electric
TREMBLAY’S EXCAVATING LTD.
Residential & Commercial Wiring, New Construction, Renovations & Service Changes. Complete telephone & data cabling services, Prompt quality service. Licensed & Bonded Call Steve 250-864-2099 (cont#90929)
HEATING SOMMERFELD HEATING
Replace existing & install new furnaces, AC’s, heat pumps & ﬁreplaces. Licensed.
Res/Comm Repairs & Service Work. Fast & Friendly Service.
• Local/long distance • Storage Available • No job too small • Free Estimates Call Joe Anytime 250-470-8194
Crystal Classic Exteriors
CASH BACK & SAVE Replace your windows and doors. We offer all your exterior needs. STAN @ 250-317-4437
Serving the Okanagan 14 yrs. Vinyl Decking up to 80 mil., Modular Flooring, Aluminum, Glass, Topless, Picket Railings, Fences & Gates. Free Estimates
Senior’s Specials Experience & Quality New Homes & Repaints Ceilings Bondable. Insurance Work Call Terry
250-863-9830 or 250-768-1098
Red Seal Journeyman Carpenter
e. firstname.lastname@example.org renovations, int/ext, res/comm, kitchen, baths, flooring, drywall, paint, licensed & insured. Free Est.
OVERHEAD DOORS We install, service, & repair all makes of doors & openers. FREE ESTIMATES • INSURANCE CLAIMS Call for appointment
Kelowna Gutter Cleaning & Repair • Fix leaks • 20 years. experience • Fascia sofﬁt repairs • Downpipes • Re-Slope
WEST-WIND Now booking for irrigation blow-outs, repairs & installs. Patti
GLM ENTERPRISES End of season pricing. Fall cleanups, pruning, cedar trimming, retaining walls, full landscapes
OKANAGAN BUILDING CARE Professional Janitor Services for your Ofﬁce or Commercial building.
QUALITY GUARANTEED CALL
“ONE ROOM, OR YOUR WHOLE CASTLE”
862-9333 PAINTING KELOWNA A BETTER PLACE SINCE 1982
RYDER ROOFING LTD. Free estimates, senior discounts, member of B.B.B. Fully insured, WCB coverage. All types of shingle rooﬁng & torch on rooﬁng systems. ‘From a hole in your roof to a whole new roof.’
SEEGER & SON PAINTING Quality painting, reasonable and reliable.
CALL JASON 762-4039
• Re-roofing & new construction • Specialize in cedar shake removal • Gutters & down spouts • All roofing practice to building code • 40 years experience • Licensed and Insured
Free Estimates ~ All work guaranteed Call: 250-860-7665
TRUCKING Larry’s Handyman TNT
& Renovation Services • Kitchen & Bathroom Upgrades • Yard Maintenance • Fences, Decks • Tile • Graffiti Removal
No load too small • BARK MULCH • SAND • GRAVEL • YARD CLEAN-UP • JUNK REMOVAL LIGHT FLAT-DECK Nick Nixon - Trish Nebot Cell 250-862-0821 Ofﬁce 250-765-2778
1630 Innovation Dr. Kelowna, BC V1V 2Y5 P 250.765.3004 | F 250.491.1773
On select colors only | Installation available
Natural Stone Surfaces All One Piece Laminate
Visit our showroom at THE AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm Family owned & operated for over 40 years
HANDYMAN Larry’s Handyman & Renovation Services • Interior & Exterior Renovations • Carpentry • Painting • Small Repairs • Pressure Washing
• Kitchen & Bathroom Upgrades • Yard Maintenance • Fences, Decks • Tile • Graffiti Removal
Handyman Services Fencing, Painting, Concrete, House and Yard Maintenance & Repair, Lawnmower Tuneups Worksafe Registered
250-863-2129 Kelowna, West Kelowna, Lake Country
MOVING North End Moving Services
Local or Long Distance Polite & Professional
Ph: 250-869-0697 Cell 250-470-9498
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RENOVATIONS HIGH CALIBER CONSTRUCTION
Repair, Replace, Remodel. All Home & Office Reno’s. No Job Too Big or Small
GARAGE DOOR GUTTER & SERVICES DOWNSPOUTS
• Interior & Exterior Renovations • Carpentry • Painting • Small Repairs • Pressure Washing
Scott Jellis 250-300-3250
RENOVATIONS Deck & Rail
Complete Carpentry Services Decks, millwork, sheds, garage organization, renovations & improvements.
HOME IRRIGATION LANDSCAPING MAINTENANCE SERVICES IMPROVEMENT
MOVING Joe’s Moving Service
•Full Landscaping •Rock Retaining Walls •Portable Soil Screener •Excavators & Bobcat Loaders CELL: (250) 979-8033 BUS: (250) 861-1500
JELLIS CARPENTRY & CONTRACTING LTD.
EXPERIENCED CRAFTSMEN QUALITY WORKMANSHIP SERVICE YOU CAN TRUST
• Bath Remodels • Decks • Drywall
• Kitchen Remodels • Painting • Plumbing
• Electrical • Tile Work • To-Do Lists • Much More
Canadian Homebuilders Association
Kelowna • 250-717-5500 kelowna.handymanconnection.com
Licensed, Bonded & Insured
Independently Owned and Locally Operated
Custom tile setting. Travertine, marble, granite & ceramic. Decks, kitchen, baths. Guaranteed work.
WELDING METAL FABRICATION LTD. Fences • Gates • Railings • Security Bars • Cargo Racks • Rollcages • Boat Railings & more. Tube Bending Specialists www.getbentmetalfab.ca
speak with a classiﬁed rep to get this space working for you
For All Your Tree Care Needs Complete Tree Removal • Shaping • Thinning • Crown Reduction • Stump Grinding • Fully Insured • WCB
FREE ESTIMATES Brush & Tree Removal Reasonable Rates Stan Korzinski 250-808-2447
• Re-roofing & new construction • Specialize in cedar shake removal • Gutters & down spouts
• All roofing practice to building code • 40 years experience • Licensed and Insured Free Estimates ~ All work guaranteed Call: 250-860-7665
Capital News Thursday, November 3, 2011
Cleaning Services #1 Affordable Quality House Cleaning. Exc ref’s & rates. Wkly/Bi-weekly. 250-575-4001 #1 NU-MAID Cleaning “Making U House Proud”! Professional. Reliable. 250-215-1073 CLEANING- weekly/ biweekly, residential, move-in & out. Please call 250-448-1786 Exp. Cleaners Will do all types of cleaning. Ofﬁce evenings $20/hr. 250-765-8880 Professional Janitor Services, for ofﬁce/commercial buildings. Quality work. 764-6190
Computer Services 12/7 A MOBILE COMPUTER TECH. Certiﬁed computer technician, virus removal, repairs, upgrades. Let me come to you. 250-717-6520. 12/7 In-Home Repairs. New Systems/Upgrades. 20+yrs Prof. Service. Peter 215-4137
Contractors DCR. Reno’s, Kitchens, bth, Flooring Res/Comm. Int/Ext. Paint. Free est 250-862-1746 KSK Framing & Foundations. Quality workmanship at reas rates. Free est 250-979-8948 WENINGER CONST. Family company commited to Kelowna & Big White. 250-765-6898
Countertops CALL MIKE’S ELITE Countertops- All Countertops - Granite, Caesar Stone, Sile Stone, Han Stone, Marble and all natural stone products. Hundreds of colours to choose from. We offer a special every month, call Mike to ﬁnd out this month’s deal! Please call (250)575-8543, 2392 Dominion Road. QRANIT and Quartz Countertop from $50/SQF Solidwood Cabinets from $150/Each (10’x10’ kitchen $1,500) Buy Cabinets over $4,000 Free granite or quartz slabs showroom location: 5-2720 Hwy97 N. Free estimate: 250-8992661 REFACE Countertops. 1/2 the Cost of Replacing. Granite & Corian Designs. 470-2235.
Drywall PESL DRYWALL Service Inc. Renovations, new construction and repairs. Boarding, taping, textured ceilings. Call Tomas at 250-212-4483 or 860-3495.
Electrical ALAN Dignam Electric. Resid/ Comm. Service calls, Reno’s, Upgrades. lic’d, bonded & Insured. Alan 250-808-6595 A&S ELECTRIC. Resid/Comm Wiring. New constr, renov. & service changes. lic’d & bonded. Steve 864-2099 (cont #90929) MJB ELECTRIC Residential & commercial repairs and service work. Fast & Friendly Service. 250-212-5610
Fencing CEDAR Panels, Gates, Custom fencing & Decks. Quality Workmanship Repair & Reno’s Josef 250-864-7755.
Garage Door Services GARAGE Doors- install, service, repair all makes of doors & openers. 250-878-2911
Garden & Lawn TAM’S Gardening. Fall Cleanups/ Maint. Planting, weeding, pruning & more. 250-575-3750 TOP SOIL $20/yd. Compost Mix $35/yd., Ogogrow, Gravel, Rocks, Mulches 250-868-3380
Gutters & Downspouts KELOWNA GUTTER Cleaning and repairs, re-slope gutters,etc Richard 250-718-6718
Handypersons LARRY’S Home Repairs. Drywall, painting, electrical, plumbing etc. No job too small! 250-717-3251 NEED a hand inside or out from painting to yard work. 250-215-1712, 250-768-5032 SENIOR Fenton’s Handyman Services. Fencing, Painting, House Maint.(250)863-2129
Pets & Livestock
Merchandise for Sale
Merchandise for Sale
Merchandise for Sale
Moving & Storage
Feed & Hay
$100 & Under
Stereo / DVD / TV
TERRY’S Handyman Service. Indoor/outdoor painting, carpentry, furniture repair, dump runs, No job too small! 250575-4258 or 250-450-6939
FAMILY Movers. Moving? Anything, anywhere. Local and long distance trips. Packing service available, weekly trips to Vancouver, Alberta, full and partial loads. Cheapest rates in the valley. Free Estimates, 250-493-2687 FENCED secure storage avail for RV’s, boats, trailers, vehicles or what have you. Also indoor secure storage for motocycles, ATV’s or what have you. Reasonable rates. Call 250-491-3113 NORTH END Moving Service Local/Long Distance. Free Estimates 250-470-9498
HAY FOR SALE; Grass or Grass Alfalfa mix, Round bales $70 each, approx. 800lbs. Large square bales, 3x3x8, $160/ton. Delivery avail. on larger orders. 250838-6630
WINDOW double glazed, sliding with screen, vinyl framed, gold trim panels, 60”x60” $50 OBO 250-768-2137
HOUSE Sold, two weeks to sacriﬁce contents, Call for articles of your choice! (250)7637513
$200 & Under
1 bdrm suite for sale. 2 dressers, 1 night stand, Queen size bed, $200 obo. 250-769-2851 3” memory foam & covers, new, cost $400, sell $200. 250-868-0448 CRIB w/ mattress, change table, and chested drawers.$200 Call (250)860-5709 after 5 GENTLY used “kroesler” sofa and love seat, off white and beige. $180 (250)979-7642
Heavy Duty Machinery
DENON AVR-3803 7.1 Home Theatre Receiver with 115 watts x 8 channels: $180.00 obo. DENON DVD-2900 DV D / S A C D / C D / DV D - AU DIO/CD-R Audiophile grade player (not BlueRay): $180.00 obo. PARADIGM CC-370 v.4 Center Channel, (2) ADP-370 v.4 Surrounds and a PDR-12 v.2 12” Subwoofer, all together for $500.00 obo. All in excellent condition. PENTICTON. Phone 250-488-6716 after 6:00pm. TV Stand $30 & 2 TV’s $10 each. Call 250-764-6135
Heat, Air, Refrig. SOMMERFELD Heating. Replace/install AC’s, heat pumps ﬁreplaces etc. Lic’d. 215-6767
Home Improvements JELLIS Carpentry & Contracting Ltd. Carpentry & Painting Services. Scott 250-300-3250. OLD SCHOOL Construction. Interior renovation specialist. Done right the ﬁrst time. Lic & ins. Sen. discount. Cory Doell 250-862-7094 THE Odd Jobs Guy. Home repairs. Semi-retired professional, 30 years experience. Seniors discount. Jim 250-3060731. WELL BUILT CONSTRUCTION
Renovation experts. Int/Ext. Ins’d. Call 250-826-2284
Home Repairs A Full Home Reno Service. GaviaConstructionServices.ca Call Chris at 250-300-3534 High Caliber Construction. All home & ofﬁce reno’s. No job too big or small. 250-864-0771 LARRY’S Handyman & Reno Serv., Lg. & Sm. jobs, Grafﬁtti Removal etc., 250-718-8879 Replace windows/doors. Call Stan at 250-861-5988 Since 1983 Crystalclassic.ca
Irrigation/Sprinkler Systems A-1 LAWN SPRINKLER BLOW OUTS $40 most homes. Owner operator.
Call or Text -Tim (250)-215-7788 ASPEN LANDSCAPING, irrigation blowout. 250-317-7773. END of Season Special. Irrigation Blowouts $30. 15 yrs. Experience.(250)-212-8899 WEST-WIND Now booking for irrigation blow-outs, repairs & installs. Patti, 250-860-0025
Painting & Decorating CALL COR’S PAINTING. On time, on budget. Neat & tidy. Focus on repaints. Lic & ins. Senior discount. Cory Doell 250-768-8439 DALE’S PAINTING Service. Painting Kelowna a better place since 1982. 862-9333 SEEGER & Son Painting. Quality painting, reasonable & reliable call Jason 762-4039
Plumbing DREGER MECH. Plumbing, Gasﬁtting, comm/res & reno, ins’d, 24hr. Call 250-575-5878.
Rooﬁng & Skylights RYDER ROOFING LTD. Free est, ‘From a hole in your roof to a whole new roof.’ 250-7653191.
Rubbish Removal 250-808-0733 SKYHIGH DISPOSAL. Full service Junk Removal & Bin Rentals.
ERIK the STUDENT RUBBISH REMOVAL HAULS FROM $39.99 & UP &
FALL CLEAN UPS
TERRY THE JUNK GUY.ca 778931-0741 Rubbish, Cars, Junk, Reasonable Rates from a Reasonable Guy
KELOWNA DECK & RAIL. Vinyl, Mod. Flooring, Alum., GlassTopless/Picket878-2483.
MARYANNE’S KITCHEN. Free drawer upgrade. No HST in Oct. Call 250-317-7523
Landscaping #1 STOP FOR ROCKS. www.bcrocks.com. Please call 250-862-0862 FULL landscaping, rock walls, soil screening. Tremblay’s Excavating. 250-979-8033 GLM Landscaping & Irrigation 12% Discount!!! Custom landscaping 250-864-5450
Machining & Metal Work GET BENT Metal Fab, fences, gates, railings, security bars, 863-4418www.getbentmetalfab.ca
GUARANTEED Prof. installs tile, granite, travertine, hrdwd. granite countertops, pools, decks res/comm250-808-0753 TILE Setter. Artistic Ceramics. Custom tile setting. Call 250870-1009
YOUNG laying Bonave hens, exl layers, lrg brown eggs. Also Muscovy ducks, all $10ea. 250-765-8540
Pets Bichon Pups, ﬁrst shots, dewormed, litter trained, great dispositions. For more info and pricing call 250-832-4923 CHOCOLATE Labradoodle 6 mth old female. Has had all shots and micro-chipped $600. Call (778) 480-2271 COCKATIEL’S for sale. Call (250)766-4528 DOBERMAN (2) pups, 1-female, 1-male, Ready to go! $450.ea (778)212-2468 HAVANESE / BICHON frise puppies, come with shots, del available. (250)804-6848 ST.BERNARD HUSKY 1 1/2 year old Female. $250 Firm. Ready to go. 250-832-7625. Trinity Shepherds Old World Style Long Haired Shepherds, puppies avail now, pure black. Vet checked all shots $350.ea 250-547-9763
Merchandise for Sale
Antiques / Vintage RUTLAND Centennial Hall. Fri Nov 4th 3-8. Sat 9-4. Great variety of antiques. Big sale!
Camera Equipment FUJIFILM FinePix S2950, 18x optical zoom, 3.0’’ LCD monitor, rarely used. $120 OBO Call 250-575-3165
21” Toshiba TV with remote. $70 Call 250-979-7642 2 Michelin X ICE Tires 205/65/15 in Good Shape For Sale $75. (250)-764-2569 33” Round Top, Oak Bar Table 36”High. $100 Call (250)862-3014 6’ xmas tree with lights, $30. 250-868-0448 BELL Satellite & HD Receiver $100 Call (778)480-2236 GLIDER rocker & foot stool, $35. 250-868-0448 OAK Swivel Bar chair $50 Call (250)862-3014 ROUTER & tools, $100. Call 250-769-6399
Fruit & Vegetables
Feed & Hay
✔ AAA Best Rates Moving $59+.
“Why Pay More” Short/Long Distance. Free Est. Res/Comm, 861-3400 DAN-MEL MOVING SERVICES Local & long distance, also Fifth Wheel moving. 250-2150147 or 250-766-1282
FOR SALE - ROAD BICYCLES 2011 Norco CRR - SL, M, SRAM Red complete group 53/39, Ritchey Bars and Stem, Mavic Elite wheels $3800. 2008 Cervelo R3 - 54cm, DuraAce 7800, 53/39, FSASL Bars, Stem, Seatpost, Cranks, Mavic Elite wheels $2800. 2009 Norco Diabolique II TT Bike, M, Vision Bars, Carbon Seatpost, forks, DuraAce 7800 brakes, shifters, derailleurs, FSA NeoPro Crank 54/42 - $3500 (no wheels) 2005 Cervelo P3K TT Frame only - 51cm, Carbon Fork and Seatpost - $200 Contact 250-462-4441 or email@example.com
Medical Supplies Shoprider Mobility Scooters & Powerchairs. New & Used, Stairlifts & Vertical lifts, www.okmobility.ca Kelowna: 250-764-7757, Vernon: 250542-3745, Toll free: 1-888-5423745
Misc. for Sale
$400 & Under QUEEN size boxspring, mattress & frame. Brand new. $350 obo. 250-300-8322
Free Items FREE: 2 glass sliding bathtub enclosure doors. Call 250-8618907 FREE female kitten, eight weeks old (250)860-1978 FREE horse manure. Dilworth area. You load or we load. Call 250-762-4600 FREE pick up , appliances or any kind of metal. Call (250)765-9303, 250-212-3122 Free pickup,of aluminum windows, wire, pipe, air conditioners & batteries. 250-717-0581 FREE P/U- Appliances, Rads, Batteries, Old machinery, vehicles. Harley 778-821-1317 STEEL box wheelbarrow. Call 250-862-9223
FIREWOOD. Fir $175/crd, Jack Pine $150/cd, Ponderosa, $125. Jim, 250-762-5469 FIREWOOD For Sale 12”-14” Pine Rounds U-pick up. $60/cord (250)764-4509
GENTLY used ice skates, cleats, ski helmets, ski pants, snowsuits & winter clothes, 0-10 yrs. With a sale off clothing 20-50%. Baby equipment, cribs, car seats, swings etc. Moms the Word 187 Hwy 33E past Rutland Rd 765-3422 V/S MC DD. Collector Buying Native Indian Art Artifacts, Baskets, Totems, Silver, Gold, Coins, Antiques + In Town Now: (604) 377-5748 GOVERNMENT Auction Lawn Equipment, Snowblowers, Vehicles, Etc. www.bcauction.ca
Misc. Wanted Coin Collector Buying old Coins, Silver, Gold, Olympic + Also buying bulk silver coins. Chad: 250-863-3082 (Local)
Sporting Goods Weber & Markin Gunsmiths Quality Firearms Buy & Sell at The Best Little Gun Shop Around, 4-1691 Powick Rd Kel 250-762-7575 Tues-Sat 10-6
For Sale By Owner
Fruit & Vegetables
Real Estate Apt/Condos for Sale $126,000 Rutland Top Floor Seniors Condo, View, Secured Parking, MLS Ken Dempsey ReMax $250-717-5000 $148,900 Rutland 2Bd, small pet welcome, family friendly, huge patio, MLS Ken Dempsey ReMax 250-717-5000 WATERFRONT, Shuswap Condo, 1bd w/ full basement, boat slip, fully executive furn’d. $269,000, 250-859-6606.
Business for Sale BISTRO for Sale, all equipment set and ready to go. $15,000 Call(250)762-9298
Houses For Sale $419,900. Rutland. 4bd, shop/ garage, RV parking, cork, tile & hrdwd, skylights. MLS, Ken Dempsey, Remax, 717-5000 HAVE cash buyer, want lovely home with pool, lakeview, close in 12 days, serious sellers only! Call Grant @ Sundance Realty Group (250)8626436 MORTGAGES LOW RATES. 4YR. 2.99% VARIABLE 2.5% Trish at 250-470-8324
Classiﬁeds Get Results! For Sale By Owner
OPEN HOUSE THIS WEEKEND Saturday, Nov. 5 & Sunday, Nov. 6 10:00 - 1:00 pm
Furniture Solid Wood Used Furniture OK Estates Furniture & More 3292 Hwy 97N, Kelowna (1.5 Kms North of McCurdy) 11-5 Tues-Sat OKestates.ca (250)-807-7775
Fresh From the Fields
Rock Ridge • #107 - 2120 Shannon Ridge Drive, West Kelowna
Approx. 1300 sq.ft., 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, large living great room and more. Rare, elevated 1st ﬂoor backing onto green space. Includes 2 underground heated parking stalls and 2 private storage units (approx. 9’x 5’ each), gym & rental suite. Strata: $256.39. Contact Doug @ 250.212.9908 for more info & for more pictures email firstname.lastname@example.org
For Sale By Owner
For Sale By Owner
“Local Produce at Your Doorstep”
Pets & Livestock 800 lb round bales: this years grass hay $50./bale, last years grass hay $25./bale. Wheat Straw bales 3x3x8 700 lb $40/bale 250-804-6720 *HAY-SALES-GUARANTEED Quality Grass, Alfalfa, Mixed square bales, round bales & Silage bales. Delivery avail. (250)804-6081,(250)833-6763.
CENTRAL vacuum, complete, powerful, special price, $299 Will install.1 (250)762-3468
$100 & Under
1-1-1- All Exterior Hedge & Tree Specialist. Downsizing, pruning, artistic shaping & removing of hedges & trees. Ins. Call Dave, 250-212-1716 ROB’S Tree Care Ltd 1975. For all your tree care needs. Ins. & Cert. WCB. 212-8656
Moving & Storage
$300 & Under
Will pay cash for oversized scrap steel, cats, yarders, saw mill equipment, farm equipment, etc. All insurance in place to work on your property. 250-260-0217
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Houses For Sale
Apt/Condo for Rent
Homes for Rent
Rooms for Rent
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2BDRM, 2bth, 2 prking spots. Available Now. $985.00/ month. Laundry in suite. Call 250-860-5613 or 250-4709523, Baron Rd. BARBER Rd. Rutland. Brand new, 1bd+den. 2 full bths, avail Nov 1. NS, NP. DD & ref’s req’d. $950. Call 306-8671893 BELGO AREA, Rutland Rd. S. 2bd, $900 + hydro, f/s/w/d, NO PETS, bus. Avail.Now. 250491-3345, 869-9788 BROCKTON MANOR. 1 & 2 bedrooms. Please call us at 250-860-5220 DELUXE 1bdrm apartment. For rent or rent to own. Incl. all utils. Underground parking & storage area. At the Verve in Glenmore. 250-763-4264 FAIRLANE CRT. 2 & 3 bdrms, heat & hot water incl. Please call 250-860-4836 MILL CREEK ESTATES. 1588/ 1590 Spall Rd. Various ﬂoor plans. 250-860-4836. email@example.com WILLOW PARK MANOR. Aurora and Hollywood. 1 & 2 bdrms. 250-763-3654 APARTMENTS FOR RENT in Granada Gardens for Nov & beyond, ranging from $800-$850/mo 250-766-4528, 250-718-0881
4BDRM, 2bath. Westbank. NS, NP, close to shopping, bus & school. $1500/mo. ALSO 2bdrm, 2bath suite, $1200/mo. 250-212-8282. DROWNING IN THE RENTAL POOL? If you can make monthly mortgage payments but don’t have a down payment, you may be eligible for a $45K non-repayable grant to put down on a brand new home-no strings attached! Contact us about the Project Build II Attainable Housing program today! Gino 250-3172707 or firstname.lastname@example.org FULL House. Bsmt suite ($750), 5bdrm, 3bath, Glenmore $2000+ utils. 250-4692322 HOUSE w/in-law suite (sep. entrance), 2bd up, 2 down. Dbl Carport, Creek access, Lrg back yard & Deck. Near school, (Springvalley) 5appl. 1700+util 231-1632, 367-7164. WOODLKE VIEW, Dividable 2kit, 5bd, 5ba, carprt, grg/wrk shop, in-ground pool, acreage, $1800+utils OR 3bdrm side $1300+utils. 250-766-4322
#1 Avail, Furn’d. Quiet, DT area,Int,Cbl/Utils. WD. Wrking/ stdnt/senior $400+ 861-5757
1 BDRM, $600 utilities included. Call (250)491-9383 1bdrm bsmn’t suite, Winﬁeld, F/S, sep/entry, $800/mo + half deposit. util/incl. 250-558-3302 days, 250-766-1950 evenings 1 Bedroom Walkout available December 1st, Glenrosa. Utilities,cable included. Shared laundry. NS, ND, NP. References. $700. 250-768-2845 1 LRG. Bdrm, in L.Glenmore Avail. immed. Private. entry, shared laundry, cable & utils., incl’d. Mature person;couple negot. Ref’s & DD.req’d. $795 (250)-864-2981 2BD, 1bth, WO, $900 utils incl. Westbank. Avail now. NS. NP. 250-769-7751, 250-864-4255 2 BD BSMNT suite for rent, brand new (Rutland) avail nov 1, FS incl, full bth, above ground, sep ent., NO pets allowed, quiet, non-smoking employed person wanted. $900. Ref’s may be req’d. 250-7656895 2BD bsmnt suite, w/o, 5appls, NS, NP. Ref’s. $950 incl utils. Nov 1. Call 250-317-0373 2BD bsmt suite avail. Rutland area. $800 incl utils. Nov. 1st. NS, NP. Call 250-864-7404 2BD. Glenrosa. Sep. ent., lg. bright, 2ba. $900 incl. int/cbl, dw & all utils. Pool. Pets/children ok. Immed.250-768-3890 2BD legal suite Rutland. Nr. bus & shopping. 4appl, ns, np. $950 + utils. Avail Dec 1st. Call 250-863-1155
2BD lower suite, Springﬁeld area, $925/mo incl utils & cable. Cat OK, W/D hook-ups. Avail. Immed. 250-448-0456 or 250-863-9477 2bd suite, Springvalley/Cosco area. 1200sq’. all appl incl WD, NS, NP. $950 utils & net incl. Dec.1 250-861-6094 Available Now 1bdrm Peachland. 7appls, FP, Spectacular Views, lrg deck, 1 block to mall & beach. Prefer one single person. Sm pets ok. $675 utils incl’d. Call (250)212-3923 BRIGHT 2bd, Capri area, gas FP, own lndry, utils incl, cats ok. NS. 250-869-7144 Bsmt suite. On bus route. 2 bds. S/laundry. $950 incl utilities cable and wi-ﬁ. N/S, N/P. Refs req 250-859-0547, Avail Oct 15 NOV 1st Queen 2bdrm lower suite CAPRI area 4 appls new ﬂooring utils incl’d No Smoking No Parties. No Pets. $800 (250)-860-9856
Mobile Homes & Parks 1973, 916 sq ft Trailer 3bdrm 1bath, covered deck, shop & shed. Paved parking for 2. Adult section of Westview Village #95-1999 Hwy 97S $42,900 call 250-769-4564 $35,500.Rutland.Seniors, 2bd. carport & RV parkng #64-1133 Findlay Rd. MLS Ken Dempsey, Remax, 250-717-5000
Down payment holding you back from moving into a brand new home? We’ll consider anything of market value on trade for the down payment on 64A McCulloch Heights.S.E. Kelowna. About 15 mins from Orchard Park. Call Accent Homes 250-769-6614
Free washer /dryer. Factory outlet featuring Can-Am Palm Harbor Homes. Singles starting at $54,500 + Tax. 1500 sq ft. 3bed, 2bath Double section $109,500 + Tax. Includes shipping & handling within Lower B.C. Regions.Show Homes at: 1680 Ross Rd. West Kelowna. Accent Homes 250-769-6614 www.accenthomes.ca promo code 31/12/11 WHOLESALE FACTORY DIRECT. Manufactured, Modular & Park model Homes. Tremendous savings. Luxurious 1512 sq. ft home including delivery and installation only $114,950. Many other plans available. Come see our new display homes 610 Katherine # 58 in West Kelowna Estates Highway 97 to Westside Road, exit North 200 meters to Nancee Way, left 100 meters to Spland Road, right 100 meters to Katherine, left to #58 on right. The Home Boys 778-755-2505 Open House Wednesday to Sunday from 10-6 or www.hbmodular.com Why rent? 4bdrm 2bath 1522 sqft, family park many updates $149,500 Call Helmut Huber Century 21 (250)-878-8010
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Townhouses $189,000. 1292sq’, 2bd+den, 2bth, garage, jacuzzi, vaulted, skylights. MLS Ken Dempsey, Remax, 250-717-5000 BEST TOWNHOME VALUE ON DILWORTH. Very Private Backyard & Patio. 2692 SQ.FT. 4 Bdrm. Pristine condition. MLS#10036216. $471,100. Call Mike Cadieux 250-215-2486. Prudential Kelowna Properties.
Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent 1&2BD. Pandosy, Adult building, NP, NS, heat, WD, heat & water included. $795-$995. Call 250-878-0136 1 Month FREE! 1Bdrm Apt, 55+, NS, ND, NP, Appliances. Excellent condition. Gordon Manor near Capri Centre. $775/mo. Includes Strata Fee! Call (250)764-5151 2 bdrms, 1.5 baths across from Okanagan College. $950/month. Dec 1. np, ns. Call 250-717-3714.
(2)1BD aprts for rent. 1 Dec 1st, other Dec 15th, secure building, close to all amens, $650+ utils. 250-861-4700 2Bd Corner View. SS., Granite, Avail. Nov 1.NS NP. $1200 West Kelowna 250-470-3383
Apartment Furnished TOP-ﬂr 2bd, insuite lndry, NP. $1195, incl utils. Furn’d. Avail Now or Dec 1 (250)764-8440
FOR LEASE 600 sq.ft. Ofﬁce Trailer fully serviced on fenced 1/2 acre. Zoned Heavy Industrial Including Auto Wrecking. $2500 + triple net. Fenced 1/2 to 1 acre serviced industrial lots available. Central Westside Location. will build to suit. 250-769-7424
Duplex / 4 Plex 1600 sf, 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, new cabinets, modern appliances, washer/dryer, parking, no smoking, small pet OK. November 1st. Utilities extra. 250-317-8990. 2BD& 4bd, 1.5bth, 4 appls, all window blinds, carport, NP. Avail immed. (250)860-8583 3BD, 2bth, living area, lrg rm downstairs, garage, $1300. 250-765-3884 & 250-878-9303 Hein Rd, Kelowna, 2 bdr, f/s, w/d, 1 or 1.5 bath, sundeck, rent starts from $900. Looking for management for reduced rent. Call 250-317-8844 or 250-490-0046. RUTLAND. 1/2 Duplex $1500+Util *4 Bed *2 Bath *5 Appl *Cls to Schools & Bus 250-718-4622
Misc for Rent MONTH to Month parking. Christleton Ave, directly south of the KGH parkade. $50/mo. Contact Robert at 250-7636789, Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm.
RUTLAND furnished room for working man, 30+, livingroom, TV, kitchen, laundry, utils incl, $490+DD. Call 250-215-1561 FURN’D. bdrm. all cbl/utils. incl’d., $450. Also small trailer $500. Call 250-317-2546
Senior Assisted Living CAPRI Mall Area, over 65, need assistance? Non smoker/drinker, One Bedroom Suite, fully furnished, incl.Utilities, Meals, Laundry, general cleaning $2500.00 single or $3,500.00 double or couple call Elena 250 870-7215 or Richard 250 869-7217, email@example.com
Shared Accommodation 1BD, shared. $500. Available Now. Downtown area. Call (250)-212-8909 GLENROSA Bright, Spacious, lower lev. incl family rm, 1bd, 3pc bath, sep. entry, $750, utils incl. Avail Dec 1. 778754-2048, Call to view. ROOMMATE wanted from $450 or 4rms, $1350. 250860-8106, 250-718-3968
Suites, Upper 2Bd Quite lower mission fourplex, Dec 1, large deck, parking, appliances, $950 + utils. 4345 Turner Rd 250-878-6159 2BDRM 1 bth covered deck, view, quiet, parking for 2, NS, ND, NP, damage deposit required, monthly inspection, includes W/D, F/S, near college, prefer 1 person, $1200/ mo. 1/2 utils. (250)765-2878
Homes for Rent
3500sqft Versatile Commercial Building. Excellent exposure in Vernon, BC $2042.+TN 1-250-550-5647 600 sqft ($600) or 1200 sqft ($1200). 2nd ﬂoor, DT Rutland No Triple Net, utils extra. 250860-6325 or 878-3619 900SF Warehouse/ Ofﬁce w/600sf. mezzanine & 12’x20’ overhead door, incl. 10’x20’ fnc’d. area, $900/mo.+tax. 250-258-6566 PRIME Location! Reasonable rates. 3100sqft unit #3-690 McCurdy Rd. Kelowna Warehouse shop ofﬁce for lease. Rick 250-770-0903.
$1450 + utilities, Avail. Immediately, Lakeview Heights, 3bd up, 1bd down, appliances incl. 250-769-6992. 2BD Mobile on private property, newly reno’d, KLO area, working couple pref, max 2 people, NS, small pet neg. $895+utils. 250-762-6627 2BDRM Townhouse. Great location. Near amens & bus. FS, WD, free prking, balcony overlooking big yard, $950. NP. Gilles, 250-470-0000 2BD. Upper, $1100 2BD Lower $1000 or All $1800 ac, gas f/p up, 2-car grge, shared heat, Avail now, 250-868-7360 3bdrm, newly reno’d., 2 1/2 bath, house w/view, bsmt, DreamEasy kitchen, close to Mission Hill Elem. $1,300/mth + utils. (250) 503-1540
Cars - Domestic
Cars - Domestic
Ofﬁce/Retail HWY 97 North, 1800sq’ of retail, 1500-3300sq’ of indust. & compound. Rutland area. 2000sq’ Retail. 250-765-3295
1BDRM roommate New, $410 Incl’s wi-ﬁ, fridge & cable. NS ND. No Pets. DEC 1 (250)7652331. (250)-878-6576
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Antiques / Classics
Cars - Domestic
Cars - Sports & Imports
Trucks & Vans
Want to Rent Executive couple with mature animals looking for home with small acreage for long term lease. Call 250-546-3606.
2005 Toyota Scion, 2007 Toyota Corolla, $7200. ea exc cond, loaded, 250-549-1703 VW Enthusiasts & Skiers. Rare
Auto Accessories/Parts LYLE’S TOWING Free removal of unwanted vehicles. Pay up to $1000 for good vehicles. Lots of used parts for sale. 765-8537
For Sale - 1936 Ford Deluxe Model 68, 2 Door Roadster. Amazing, Show Quality, Very Rare, low production#s of 3,862. Rebuilt 221C1, Flathead V8, full body off restoration to original specs in 2008. Over $100 thous spent. Too many extras to list. A steal at $84,900.00 obo, serious inquiries ONLY. Full details and photos available for those. Phone (250) 545-7052 or email@example.com NOTE: Seller not available Oct 29 - Nov 14/11.
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3 bedrm 2 ba Upper ﬂoor of house. Separate laundry, util., and entrance. Large yard and full attached garage. Rutland area close to schools and YMCA. 1400/month + utilities. NP NS Avail Nov 15th Dec 1st or ASAP. Contact Don at 250 764 8305. AVAIL Spacious 2bdrm Apt in LakeView Heights area. HrdW ﬂoors, tiles, Very priv, All utils. appls incl’d. single /couple prefer’d $900/single,couple/$950 Call after 7pm 250-769-3088 EXECUTIVE Suite, 2bd duplex, close to hospital. NS, NP. $1250 +50% utils. Lndry & cbl incl. Avail Nov.15 Call 778-478-6991 NEW bachelor suite, plus extra storage, behind Costco. NP, no parties $725 incl. utils. Call (250)763-7553 On the lake,1 or 2 bdrm furnished, $950/$1150 incl. utils. near eldorado, immediate to June/12 or monthly.250-8784259. www.coveofsand.com
Cars - Domestic 1989 Olds 88, good cond., new windsheild & trailer hitch, $800 obo. 250-300-8322
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MUSTANG GT, 4MSR-068 Silver wheel rims, 17x7 with 4 Snow Blazer tires plus new full vehicle cover. Never used. $950 for all. 250-717-0099
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Cars - Sports & Imports 1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL, standard, FWD, alarm, alloy wheels, anti-theft, cloth interior, cruise, PL, Sony CD player, sunroof, tinted windows, winter tires, 218,000kms, Gold, new alternator 2006, new battery 2008, winter tires 2008, new clutch 2011, very clean, $2900, call 250-488-1989
1992 Syncro AWD G60 Super charged eng.$3500. 250-7652727
Come discover my secret garden & taste the forbidden fruit of this sin-fully sweet package of maturity. 250-317-4315 DISCOVER “Body Bliss” with Mia. Seniors of all ages also welcome. 10am - 10pm. 7days a week. Mia. (250)-317-8043
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Scrap Car Removal
$100 cash Paid for unwanted vehicles. Call Paul Haul (250)808-9593 1AA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Min $60 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 250-899-0460
1 and only Garden of Eden. Voted #1 in Customer Satisfaction. Only agency in Kelowna open 24/7 and accepting credit cards. GFE avail. 250868-9439 Now Hiring A 30 yr old, Busty, Blonde 36D-28-36. Daytime Specials. Call MJ, 250-864-3598. AN Open Minded Mature Sexy Busty Blonde, Ready To PLEASE YOU! GFE. Independant. 250-808-9673 Are you looking for work? Escorts Needed. For More Info Call Crystal (250)-681-5279 BEACH BUNNIES New First Class Spa Now Open! #32-2789 Hwy 97 Blue Heights www.beachbunnies.ca 250-448-8854 We only hire the very best BEAUTILFUL Blonde 5”2. 120lbs 36B (250)-826-6459 BRANDY Ready To Play. Hot Busty Blonde. GFE. In/Out Independant. 250-826-8615 BRUNETTE BEAUTY, Long Hair, Blue Eyes, 25 yrs. 5’5. 125lbs Petite, Natural 36C-2835. Discreet. 250-681-8369 SEXY, 40 DD, 28/32 brown eyed brunette. Sexy & Sweet, Discreet. Enjoys couples & dom, GFE. Kelly 765-1098.
SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars & trucks & heavy equipment. $4.00 each. Free pick-up anywhere in BC, Minimum 10. Call Toll Free 1.877.334.2288
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Sport Utility Vehicle 2001 GMC Jimmy, new winters, tune up, tranny serviced, new battery, rotors, hub bearings. Perfect shape. $4500. Call 778-478-2765 aft 6 pm
Trucks & Vans 1990 Toyota, 4x4, ext cab. V6, 234K Good ext/int. Well maint/receipts. $3600 obo. 250-306-9893 2003 Chevy Silverado 4 x 4 extended cab, new transmission (with 160,000km 5 yr warranty), Z71, Tonneau cover, power option, 220,000km well maintained $9,995 250-3086142 2006 GMC 3/4 HD, 129K, Duramax diesel, every option offered that year, Asking $31,800 250-540-7695
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Thursday, November 3, 2011 Capital News
IT’S BIG AND IT’S BACK. RECYCLE YOUR RIDE IS ALL ACROSS CANADA.
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Ford’s Recycle Your Ride program is a great incentive for consumers looking to save on their next vehicle while responsibly recycling their old one. Since the program was ﬁrst offered in 2009, Ford’s Recycle Your Ride program has retired more than 50,000 old vehicles. And now, in an effort to recycle even more, the program has been expanded to include 2005-model-year-or-older vehicles. So even more people can receive between $500 and $3000* in incentives towards purchasing or leasing our smartest, safest, and fuel-efficient Ford vehicles. Like the Focus, Fusion, and F-150. Even the award-winning Fiesta and Edge. Our goal is to replace as many older vehicles still on the road today with more fuel-efficient, lower-emission Ford cars, CUVs, SUVs, and trucks. And you can help. If it’s time to recycle your ride, just visit any Ford Store across the country. But hurry, because Recycle Your Ride is only back for a limited time.
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* Program in effect from October 1, 2011 to January 3, 2012 (the “Program Period”) To qualify, customer must turn in a 2005 model year or older vehicle that is in running condition (able to start and move and without missing parts) and has been properly registered/plated or insured for the last 3 months (the “Criteria”). Eligible customers will receive [$500]/[$1,000]/[$2,500]/[$3,000] towards the purchase or lease of a new 2011/2012 Ford [Fiesta (excluding S), Focus (excluding S)]/[Fusion (excluding SE), Taurus (excluding SE), Mustang (excluding Value Leader), Escape (excluding XLT I4 Manual), Transit Connect (excluding EV), Ranger (excluding Regular Cab 4x2 XL), Edge (excluding SE), Flex (excluding SE), Explorer (excluding base)]/[F-150 (excluding Regular Cab 4x2 XL), Expedition, E-Series]/[F250-550] – all Raptor, GT500, BOSS302, and Medium Truck models excluded (each an “Eligible Vehicle”). Taxes payable before Rebate amount is deducted. To qualify: (i) customer must, at the time of the Eligible Vehicle sale, provide the Dealer with (a)sufficient proof of Criteria, and (b) signed original ownership transferring customer vehicle to the Authorized Recycler; and (ii) Eligible Vehicle must be purchased, leased, or factory ordered during the Program Period. Offer only available to residents of Canada and payable in Canadian dollars. Offer is transferable to persons domiciled with the owner of the recycled vehicle. Offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Offer not available on any vehicle receiving CPA, GPC, or Daily Rental Rebates and the Commercial Fleet Rebate Program (CFIP). Limited time offer, see dealer for details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. ©2011 Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited. All rights reserved.
Published on Nov 2, 2011