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Despite an expected funding cut of between five and 10 per cent to the public broadcaster in next spring’s federal budget, the recent expansion of radio service here will not be directly affected, says the head of the CBC. Hubert Lacroix, who was in Kelowna Wednesday as part of a Western Canada tour of CBC station offices and the communities they serve, told the Capital News any cuts that have to be made will be done outside of the resources being used for the four-year plan that included creation of Radio West, a new afternoon radio show out of Kelowna that started last week, and the anticipated start of new morning show out of Kamloops next year. “We will trim around the edges,” said Lacroix, adding it is not his intention to curtail the plan that will also see new regional radio shows in Kitchener-Waterloo and London, Ont., Rimouski in Que., and the addition of evening television news broadcasts on the week-

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Will Smith, 71, may not have much in the way of material riches, but with a plot of land one-quarter the size of an average Kelowna yard, he’s grown ingredients fit for a month-long vegan feast. “I produced a couple hundred pounds of carrots,” said the Pleasantvale resident Tuesday, as he surveyed his six-by-eight foot garden. “And we have another hundred pounds of beets.” The carrots and beets, which will go into dry storage, will help sustain Smith throughout the winter, but there’s a lot of bounty for one man to handle. That’s why he’s already given some of his harvest to his neighbours at the low-income seniors complex where he lives. And, as beets were being pulled from the ground Tuesday, their edible tops were being lopped off and packaged up to be donated to the food bank. By Smith’s estimates, farming and the edible rewards that can be reaped from it, is the best way forward in terms of creating a sustainable community. But he has some concerns that the little niche he’s carved out may cease to be in years to come. Pleasantvale, the city’s oldest seniors’ housing complex, was passed from the Rotary Club of Kelowna to B.C. Housing at the cost of a dollar. The provincial housing authority is expected to change the 38,400 square foot bachelor suites and 12 one-bedroom apartments into a higher density building. Current residents will get housing in the units at the cost they currently pay when anything new is built. Before that happens, however, Smith is making a plea that his garden, or a garden of its kind, be kept in mind. “We’ve put in a request to the board to ask if they rebuild, will they give 1,000 square feet for a garden,” he said. “The people we have here don’t have a lot of money and there’s so much potential. In terms of group development, it could create a dynamic where people work together and feel united and bound in belonging. If the Rotary would support this, and put it through to architects, it would vitalize the future for the old residents.” In addition to a garden space, Smith is hoping any new development could come along with a root cellar, for storage, and he’s said as much to the board overseeing the building. He hasn’t heard anything yet, but in the meantime he’ll keep gardening.

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A bear was likely regretting wandering in the way of traffic in Lake Country on Tuesday after being hit by a vehicle.

The collision occurred at about 11:30 a.m. on Highway 97 near Commonwealth Road. Lake Country RCMP

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and back into the bush. Conservation Officers were called to the scene and as of Wednesday afternoon were still trying

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Cancer chose to not make life easy for Ann Marie Hansen, her husband or the rest of her family. But Hansen chose to not make it easy for cancer to exist in herself, her husband, her family or her community. Two years ago, Hansen heard that the mammogram clinic might not be coming back to West Kelowna, due to a lack of volunteers. “I went over and said, ‘What do you need?’ From that day forward, I organized the mammogram clinics for the Westside,” said Hansen. Hansen’s own experience helped her sympathize with the fact that such clinics make many women nervous. It was Hansen’s goal to make West Kelowna women feel as comfortable as possible. “We decided that we would have two people at

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the clinic at all times, one to greet people at the door because it’s not always comfortable going to a strange place.” It didn’t take long for women to realize the value of the service. “It’s free, it takes 15 minutes and it’s a good experience. We have another clinic coming up on Nov. 5.” After seeing the positive results of the mammogram clinics, Hansen decided to widen her efforts. The fruits of her labour showed on Saturday at the first ever Health and Wellness Fair, held at Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School. Helping her community was always a motivation for spearheading the event; however, the driving force was an incident that hit close to home. “I really wanted to do this Health Fair because last year I lost my cousin to cancer. (I’ve) gone through this journey, my mom went through this

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ANN MARIE HANSEN (left) gets a massage from Jessica Onyschuk, a registered massage therapist, at the Health and Wellness Fair, held at Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School last Saturday. journey, we’re survivors. You’d think all the women in your family would’ve got checked.” Hansen explained that she wanted to make sure that health awareness was reinforced in West Kelowna. She told another story as an example that certain members of the community don’t realize the importance of getting checked.

Among other benefits to the regional district’s free tire collection program, almost 1,800 potential mosquito breeding sites have been removed. And this coming weekend there are more opportunities for property owners to benefit. Drop off any old tires for free recycling

“I was talking to a gentleman the other day about prostate cancer. I gave him the pamphlet that the Cancer Society had and he said, ‘I didn’t know where (the prostate) was.’ Here’s a man of 42 years of age who didn’t know. Men should be looking after their bodies as well as women.” “This is what the whole health fair is about, teaching you how to

disposal this Saturday, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. BWP Consulting staff will be on hand to collect old tires (with or without rims) for recycling in Lake Country at George Elliot Secondary School (10241 Bottom Wood Lake Rd.) and in Kelowna at parking lot No. 17 behind

change your lifestyle so that you can manage it so it doesn’t become a big problem.” Saturday’s Health and Wellness Fair featured booths on spinal function, vision, oral health, hearing, blood pressure, blood sugar, exercise and fitness, massage therapy, weight management, arthritis, cancer prevention and a variety of other areas associated with healthy liv-

Okanagan College (1000 KLO Rd.). If you’re not able to make any of these tire recycling collection events, please call 1-866679-TIRE (8473) and book an appointment to arrange a convenient time to pick up any old tires for recycling.

ing. It is Hansen’s goal that the event becomes an annual one. “It’s my hope that we can do this every year, because we have so much expertise here and we have so many different illnesses and conditions that people need help with that they don’t know what’s in their own area.”

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The Central Okangaan Regional District board approved a contract for reviewing, assessing and providing options for organic solid waste management in the Central Okanagan. According to Peter Rotheisler, regional waste reduction manager, the assessment will look at all of the organic waste streams

including: yard and garden waste, wood waste, food waste and biosolids, which are the residue from waste water treatment plants. “In order to do this type of assessment, we need to have expertise that we don’t have in house. Specifically, we need people with experience using life cycle assessment models,” said Rotheisler. Of the seven companies that bid for the assess-

ment, SLR Consulting Limited’s bid was determined to be the most favourable. Rotheisler said the time is now for the assessment for a variety of reasons. “One of the reasons is that there are a lot of questions from the public and politicians regarding how we’re going to manage our food waste in the future,” said Rotheisler. “The other aspects

have to do with problems that we’re encountering with our current method for managing some of our solid organic waste materials.” One of those problems is finding a market for clean wood. “There used to be a good market through Tolko, which could use it in their cogeneration facility to generate heat and electricity, but they are under some heavy scrutiny (from the Ministry of Environment) regarding the emissions that facility

is emitting. “They’re worried about the contamination within our clean lumber. Things like paints and adhesives and any material that you may find attached to some of that clean lumber. Even though we do our best to ensure the best quality that we can, there are still things that get through and end up being problematic when they combust the material.” According to Rotheisler, another issue is that the province is looking at changing the organic

matter recycling regulation, which regulates major composting operations and regulates the types of materials that can, and can’t, be composted. “They’re looking at making some changes that may impact some of the things that we currently compost. Some of our current programs are vulnerable to some of these changes and are being put into question.” Rotheisler said that the biggest reason for the assessment is to find solutions for managing food

waste, which is estimated to generate more than 30,000 metric tonnes every year to the Central Okanagan solid waste stream. “Food waste is the main organic solid waste component that we’re not doing anything special with. We’re landfilling it. There are numerous techniques that need to be looked at by combining different organic solid waste materials and seeing if there are any economies of scale there by combining multiple organic waste streams.”

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Free downtown parking pondered Alistair Waters ASSISTANT EDITOR

Kelowna council is considering free parking downtown in a bid to ease the strain some businesses expect to feel during the major road work planed for Bernard Avenue next year. In accepting a recommendation that the road work be done in three major phases—fall 2012, and spring and fall 2013—council also in-

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structed staff to look at the potential impact of allowing free parking downtown during the construction. “There’s going to be pain (to businesses in the area as a result of the road work),” said Coun. Andre Blanleil. “It’s how you’re going to manage the pain that’s the issue.” Blanleil suggested the free parking plan, saying while there will be a shortterm cost to city parking revenues as a result, overall it will be a win for the city’s downtown core. “Whatever we can do to keep people coming downtown will be a win,” he said.

And he found plenty of support among his council colleagues. Coun. Michele Rule cautioned the free parking should be for customers, not employees of downtown business or construction crews. Rule agreed with the city’s general manager of community sustainability that it is important there be parking turnover to make spaces available for shoppers. Despite earlier indications from city staff that they planned to wait a week before making a recommendation about a timing schedule for the Bernard Avenue work to council, community ser-

vices general manager John Vos presented a report asking council to approve the work schedule at Monday’s meeting. Now that the schedule has been approved, staff will immediately start work to find a design consultant. The $14 million project will replace utilities and services under the street and beautify the above ground streetscape. Local merchants have agreed to pay for 25 per cent of the streetscape work, estimated to be about $1.5 million. In accepting what staff described as their “preSee Parking A5

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Advance voting in West Kelowna Those who have a full calendar on Nov. 19 will still have a couple of opportunities to make their vote count. Advance voting opportunities will be provided at the District of West Kelowna Community Portable, located at 2760 Cameron Road, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9 and Tuesday, Nov. 15. There will also be an opportunity for individuals, who qualify, to participate in mail ballot voting. Individuals who have a physical disability, illness or injury that affects their ability to vote at another voting opportunity are eligible for mail ballot voting.

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Others who expect to be absent from the municipality on general voting day, and at the times of all advance voting opportunities, may opt to send in mail ballots as well. Anyone wishing to participate in mail ballot voting must apply to the municipality. On Wednesday, Nov. 2, applications will be available for mail ballots on the district’s website or at Municipal Hall. Mail ballots will be available between the first day of advanced voting (Nov. 9) and 4 p.m. on Nov. 17, two days before the general voting day. For more information, contact the Corporate Services Department at 778-797-1000.

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BRIDGE REHAB…Civil engineer Pat Mynett stands before a deconstructed Hereron Bridge

in Kelowna over Mill Creek that is being rebuilt with concrete and steel rails. The bridge will cost around $480,000: More than $150,000 more than expected.

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ferred” work schedule, fcouncil rejected the option tof starting in the fall of 2012 and working straight through the winter and spring of 2013, at a possible cost of nearly $21 million. The city says the extra cost of winter work and running crews at night rwould add $6.9 million to the cost of the project unless the weather was mild through the winter months fof 2012 and early 2013. But that schedule was supported by 100 people who signed a petition circulated by Michael Neill, owner of Mosaic Books. He, like several others who turned out for an open house on possible timing options for the project last week, recognize there will be financial pain for businesses in the area during the construction, and wants the work done as quickly as possible to minimize the adverse effects. Project staff said that in an earlier meeting it held with merchants, there was clear consensus that the businesses did not want work to be ongoing during the summer months as that was their biggest revenue generating time and that request would be honoured. Vos said as the end of each phase of the work, the street would be left in usable condition, likely with an initial layer of asphalt on top. No schedule of which blocks and when they will

be worked on has been established yet. In the end, Coun. Luke Stack appeared to sum up the feeling of most on council when he said the winter work scheduled was rejected because city

taxpayers would not be happy if it added $6 million to cost of project. As part of its plan, the city has also said it will put together an extensive communication strategy to keep the public and

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Breasts focus of transit bus ad Kelowna buses should once again be cause for some titillating conversation. A group of 25 Okanagan women who have either undergone breast reconstruction, or are waiting to have reconstruction are baring all in several bus ads for the sake of teaching others about their plight. “Many people are unaware of what breast reconstruction really is,” said Patrice Dunbar office nurse for Okanagan Health Surgical Centre, in the lead up to Wednesday’s Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day. “It is what happens after women undergo lumpectomies or mastectomies after being treated for breast cancer… These women wanted to highlight how important it was, or is, for them to be able to have breast reconstruction surgery after a mastectomy.”


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Lacroix seeks local feedback of the CBC Cuts from A1 ey it gets, Lacroix has no problem defending the CBC’s operations, noting the high level of Canadian programming it airs, the $3.7 it generates for every $1 in funding received and the quality of the programming it produces. But funding the CBC on 12-month cycle makes it difficult to plan for the future, he said. That is why he is calling on the government to commit to longer-term funding. “How can you run a $1.7 billion company on a 12-month cycle?” he asked. As part of Lacroix’s visit here, he planed to meet with local leaders in the community to learn how the CBC is perceived. Recently, the Kelowna CBC bureau held an open house—one of 32 across the country—and hundreds showed up. To him

Cultural access pass issued For the first time in the Central Okanagan, more than 60 new Canadians will be given the opportunity to experience local cultural facilities through the Cultural Access Program. Passes will be provided to newly swornin citizens at today’s citizenship ceremony at Helen Gorman Elementary School in West Kelowna. “Having been involved in the Ontario launch of this program in 2008, I’m delighted to take part in the launch of the Cultural Access Pass program here in the Okanagan,” said Nataley Nagy, executive director of the Kelowna Art Gallery. “The pass is a win-win for everyone: local arts and culture attractions can connect with a new audience, and new Canadians have the opportunity to experience first-hand the rich cultural assets in our community.”

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are cool, their logos are eyecatching and they are easy to get at corner stores and grocery outlets. A single can of Red Bull or Monster falls within Health Canada guidelines for caffeine consumption for older teens, but what happens if two or more are consumed in a day? Should the government have taken a tougher stance and prevented these drinks from being sold anywhere but pharmacies? The more adults try to regu-

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But are we comfortable with kids picking up an energy drink at lunch or on the way home from school? At the very least, parents should be educating themselves as to what their children are ingesting. Health Canada’s suggested limits for daily caffeine intake are roughly 2.5 mg per kilogram of body weight. Parents can at least use the new content disclosure rules to find out whether their kids’ drinks measure up.

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inally, somebody in the B.C. treaty negotiation system has come out and said it. Releasing the B.C. Treaty Commission’s 19th annual report last week, Chief Commissioner Sophie Pierre announced she has asked for a one-year extension to her term, to see the organization through its second decade. And if things don’t change, particularly in Ottawa, then “shut ’er down.” The commission is the independent “keeper of the process,” and the chief commissioner is appointed by agreement between the federal and provincial governments and B.C.’s

First Nations Summit. Its job is to facilitate talks and dole out funds to aboriginal groups researching and negotiating treaties. As of this year, they Tom have disbursed $500 Fletcher million, $400 million of it loans that must be repaid out of treaty settlements. “We are 19 years into the process, and we have, just on the First Nations side, a half a billion dollar investment, and when are we going to start seeing a return on that investment?” Pierre asked. It’s safe to assume that there has been at least that much spent by the federal and provincial governments as well. And after a burst of progress

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with the Tsawwassen and Maa-Nulth treaties, and a controversial deal with the Yale First Nation in the Fraser Canyon, costly inaction resumed. Sliammon First Nation negotiators finalized a treaty in 2009. Off it went to Ottawa, where it has languished ever since, waiting for a set of initials that would allow a ratification vote by about 1,000 Sliammon people near Powell River. At stake is a settlement in which B.C. contributes 8,300 hectares of Crown land and Ottawa provides $37 million to compensate for a century of trespass and resource extraction from Sliammon territory. (You can object to all this and try to live in the past, as B.C. Conservative leader John Cummins does, but we now have stacks of high court de-

cisions that make aboriginal title real and inescapable, if not well defined.) Other commissioners agreed with Pierre about Ottawa’s role, including the federal appointee, Jerry Lampert. “The Canadian system is such that they are constantly going back to Ottawa for mandates for their individual negotiators,” Lampert said. “This is bureaucratic, and it plays against the idea that we’re in a real negotiation.” With a majority government in Ottawa, and B.C. MP John Duncan as federal aboriginal affairs minister, there is hope of movement. And there is action on another front. Federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq was in B.C. last week to sign an agreement to hand over authority and funding for on-reserve health programs to a new aboriginal

authority that will work with the provincial health system directly to administer reserve health programs. This will end a parallel health system run by Ottawa on reserves. A similar agreement was signed in 2006 for aboriginal schooling. Alas, five years later, there is still wrangling between the First Nations Education Steering Committee and Ottawa over funding. But I’m told there is progress there, with resolution possible by the end of this year. Sto:lo Tribal Chief Doug Kelly, chair of the First Nations Health Council, says its financing terms are clear, and dealing Ottawa out of health care delivery will improve outcomes. See FletcherA9


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Kindly respect my right to democracy To the editor: I have reviewed the FourChange.org website, found that my beliefs aligned with this campaign and am now proud to state publicly I’m a full supporter of this effort. I regret in the past I have been guilty of taking municipal elections for granted. I applaud the efforts of this group in giving me some hope that perhaps this election can be different. Too often, when it comes time to vote we do not hold incumbents accountable for their voting

records and we make our voting decisions based on how pleasant or enthusiastic they may be. Perhaps this is why incumbents nearly always get reelected. I read a recent article in the Capital News by Jennifer Smith about how we all should make up our own minds at the voting polls. Smith takes a position that one should vote based on how many doors councillors have knocked on, and how many volunteer hours these incumbents have put in, how many

people they have met, and how long they have been involved in activism. Well, for me and perhaps many Kelowna readers, this is not an acceptable criterion for electing/ re-electing our community leaders. I am looking for real qualifications such as leadership, the ability to achieve quality results on improving our downtown core, stimulating employment opportunities for our youth and providing a safe place to live. Most importantly, I am seeking individuals who

conduct themselves with honour and integrity. Irrespective of whether you supported CD21 or not, the handling of this issue dishonoured the reputation of our city and offended many, including this writer. Our current council proved ineffective largely because four councillors were lacking in the experience and vision I would expect of community leaders. If one would believe the allegations from Smith’s article, I am bloodthirsty and on the at-

tack. Well, I beg to differ. I am a proud citizen who is going to exercise my democratic right to support those I feel will do the best job for our beautiful city. Kindly respect my right to do so as I respect your right to lobby for who you wish. Thanks FourChange. org for a direction and democratic campaign I can support. Ken Umbarger, Kelwona

homework and found there is a large and varied number of Kelowna residents who share my perception. I encourage others to read information provided on websites like www.fourchange.org where,

under the feedback tab, they can see what others are saying about the mayor and council’s perceived lack of performance. The site also provides some real examples, which support many of the comments. I think it

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To the editor: I’m not one who normally takes part in protest demonstrations. But on Saturday, Oct. 15, I did because I felt the cause was very important. And that is the inequity of our current economic system. Some years ago, the G20 countries made a promise to work towards eliminating poverty in the world. Well years later, what we have is the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer. More people continue to slip into the poor category as time goes by. Even here in Kelowna, in the past year we had an increase of 20 per cent in the demand at the food bank. And for those who believe in the trickle down system, well that trickle isn’t even a drip now. In fact, it’s more like the reverse—the flow going from the bottom to bolster the greed on top. My biggest concern is for the future generations. I myself am a descendant of slaves. And I know of the sacrifices and extreme hardships my grandparents endured, not only for their own freedom but mostly for their future generations, like myself. And while I don’t believe that the future will regress back to what my grandparents’ generation experienced, on the income side, it can regress if the system doesn’t change. So I ask the present generation to speak out, to do whatever is needed to make sure that this does not happen. We owe that to the future generations. Orest Swintak, Kelowna

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To the editor: I watched the semi-final game Sunday at the Apple Bowl between the Okanagan Sun and Langley Rams. I have to come clean and say I was very disappointed. Not so much because we lost, and not so much because the quarterback threw so many interceptions and incomplete passes, but because it was such a beautiful day out and hardly anyone showed up to be supportive of our football team here in Kelowna. There were almost as many Langley supporters as Sun supporters, and there was something totally wrong with that picture. To see the lack of support from Kelowna truly disappointed me as the games are not expensive with ticket prices at $15 for an adult and $10 for

Treaty commission head says start talking or else ‘shut’er down’ Fletcher from A8 B.C. Health Minister Mike de Jong and Aboriginal Relations Minister Mary Polak agree that these broader self-government transfers for health and education, along with forest and mining deals, will bring treaties closer.

Pierre’s blunt warning must have been heard in Ottawa. It appears the Sliammon treaty has been located and will receive federal blessing this week. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com tfletcher@blackpress.ca

seniors and students. I really believe that this lack of support came into play as the game went along and we eventually lost. Kelowna residents should really be ashamed, except perhaps for those who were doing late season gardening or those who are not football fans. I can understand why they were not at the Apple Bowl on Sunday. But for those who do like football, shame on you for not making an effort, for not getting off your lazy butt to turn out to support our local team. No excuses. If you did not show up because the B.C. Lions were playing around the same time, there is a new technical advancement called PVR

to look into. The Okanagan Sun even offer activities for kids while the parents watch the game, such as fun slides, bouncey castles, etc. I hope to see way more support next season and more people who actually leave their house and show some support for our team. The Okanagan Sun play some very hard fought football and the action is very enjoyable, especially when the weather is good. Go Sun! Nol Preen Kelowna

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She championed for better cancer care and research throughout British Columbia before losing her seven-year battle with acute myeloid leukemia in 2010. Hawkins was sympathetic to the needs of other Interior cancer patients. She helped establish the Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Outreach Program of B.C., a first of its kind in North America. This program provides outreach clinics at four locations outside of Vancouver to serve eligible patients who cannot conveniently travel to the Lower Mainland for ap-

pointments. Hawkins understood the economic and personal hardships cancer patients face when travelling to Vancouver for an extended period of time. While serving in cabinet, Hawkins initiated a project to provide better housing options for cancer patients and their families. Today, thanks to a partnership between the province, the Krall family and the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundations, leukemia/bone marrow and solid organ transplant patients needing to travel to Vancouver have access to housing services.

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Finalists: Central Okanagan Child Development Association, Kelowna Gospel Mission, Okanagan Valley Pregnancy Care Centre “We salute those who have recognized a business opportunity, seized it and prospered,” said Karen Hawes, Kelowna Chamber of Commerce president. “The accomplishments and dedication of all the finalists honoured last evening are impressive and their stories inspire us all. We are proud of the contributions these exceptional business leaders have made in our community.” Presented by the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce and platinum sponsors the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) and Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP, the awards presentation is part of the annual Small Business Week, Oct. 16 to 22.

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ing and emerging economies, Canada is looking to the lucrative market of the European Union. With access to a high-income market of one-half billion consumers, a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the EU will offer great potential for economic growth and job creation generating an estimated $12 billion annually in economic activity. When you realize that Canada represents more than 2% of the world’s trade but has only .5 % of the world’s population, you realize just how important trading with the world is to Canada. We’re good at it and our Government, led by International Trade Minister Ed Fast, is committed to expanding trade opportunities for Canada knowing that Canadian businesses and workers can compete with the best in the world. Robust trade worldwide, along with a very competitive tax regime, is just one more way that our government is strengthening the economy, helping Canadian business to grow, and creating jobs for Canadians. Small businesses like Kelowna’s own Anodyne Electronics Manufacturing Corp. are more than ready to take advantage. More information about federal government support for small business can be found at ic.gc.ca or canadabusiness. ca . Ron Cannan is the Conservative MP for Kelowna-Lake Country.

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New family and adult programs The Okanagan Regional Library is a popular place to take preschoolers for storytime, and now branches in Kelowna are adding literary programs for older children, families and adults. The Kelowna downtown branch, at 1380 Ellis St., kicked off its “Reel Books” program last week with a screening of the movie Barney’s Version, based on the popular novel by Mordecai Richler. Each month on the third Monday evening at 6:30 p.m., a movie adapted from a book will be screened free to the public. November’s film will be Julie And Julia, based on the book by Julie Powell, and in December it’s Christmas With The Kranks, based on the book Skipping Christmas by John Grisham. Reel Books runs until June 2012. For more information, call the branch at 250-762-2800 or visit www.orl. bc.ca/branches/kelowna. The Kelowna branch has also partnered with UBC Okanagan on the Visiting Author Series, featuring the talents of seven Canadian authors such as Matt Rader, Ruby Slipperjack and Karen Connelly. Check www. ubc.ca/okanagan/creative/events/literaryevents for dates and times. While the Kelowna downtown branch has run an evening book club for a few years, the Mission branch in the Capital News Centre is now organizing an afternoon book club for reading aficionados to be held on the second Wednesday of each month, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. The next meeting is Nov. 9 to discuss the book Girl With A Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier. Mission Branch has also started a Family Fun and Games Night on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.; families are free to join in Scrabble challenges, chess, checkers and more. Information is available by calling the branch at 250-764-2254 or www.orl.bc.ca/branches/mission. All of these ORL programs are free and drop-in.

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When phlegm has accumulated the dizziness would be accompanied with heavy-headedness, difficulty thinking and concentrating (especially in the morning), nausea, poor appetite, and a sticky taste in the mouth. With Chinese medicine, health is based on the idea that the body is never static—our internal environment is constantly fluctuating as it responds to our external environment. We know this to be true through the study of modern medicine, and the various systems within our body that act to maintain homeostasis, or a stable norm in our body’s functioning. Acupuncture treatment works with your body to promote healing by bringing it back to that balanced state, influencing things like blood pressure, heart rate, hormones, endorphins, and sympathetic and parasympathetic systems. Often improper functioning of these systems can be at the root of mysterious symptoms like dizziness. www.okanaganacupuncture.com

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Veteran Main a mainstay with WHL’s Rockets Warren Henderson STAFF REPORTER

When Spencer Main sees some of his former teammates thriving in the NHL, it’s just another reminder of the history and longevity the 19-year-old centre has enjoyed as a member of the Kelowna Rockets. Now in his fourth Western Hockey League season, the North Vancouver product has seen a lot of players come and go on his way to becoming the Rockets’ active leader in games played. Early in his career, Main suited up for many of those games with the likes of current bigleaguers Tyler Myers, Jamie Benn and Brandon McMillan. “Time goes by fast, and to see those guys up there now doing so well is pretty special,” said Main. “To come back here and see them at the rink before the season, talk to them and see how they’re doing is pretty cool. “I think the funniest thing is when you’re in a hockey pool with your buddies, and those guy’s names all pop up,” Main added. “Your buddies all know you played with those guys, so it’s fun. It’s something you never forget.” While Main takes a keen interest in the progress of his former teammates in the pros, the 5-foot-11, 188-pound forward has quietly etched

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was one of the guys who was at the Memorial Cup with us back in 2009, he’s 19 now and has that experience to pass on. “We expect him to be reliable, to be very good at both ends of the ice. He’s playing in all situations, he’s getting some power play time and he’s been very good for us.” For Main’s part, he’s more than happy to be taking on the added responsibility and, on most nights, is seeing at least 20 minutes of ice time— often playing against the opposing team’s top lines. And while the Rockets’ recent six-game losing streak hasn’t been particularly enjoyable, the veteran centre is confident a reversal of fortunes will be only be a matter of time. “Obviously I would have liked a few more wins but I think our team has been playing the right way the last few games,” added Main. “Unfortunately we haven’t got the results, but I think if we continue to play the same way, eventually we’ll it turnaround. I really like our team and the guys we have here, so the wins will come.” Rocket Shots…The Rockets (3-5-1-0) will host the Vancouver Giants Thursday and the Victoria Royals Saturday at Prospera Place. Face-off both nights is 7 p.m. Kelowna will then visit the Giants on Sunday.

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Heat host Dinos for two in exhibition hoops The UBC Okanagan men’s basketball squad is on the home hardwood this weekend for a pair of exhibition games against the University of Calgary Dinos. The 2011-12 Canada West opponents will meet at the Kelowna campus gym at 8 p.m. Friday, and again Saturday at 4 p.m. The Heat is coming off another close defeat as they rimmed out in the final seconds to fall 79-76 to the NAIT Ooks last Sunday at the UBCO gym. Another superb second half of basketball from Yassine Ghomari

for the Heat as the thirdyear guard tallied 19 of his game high 27 points in the last two frames of the game. Swing man Mack Roth had the three-point stroke going as he hit four threes in scoring 16 points on the day. The second half saw Ghomari and NAIT forward Clayton Crellin put on an offensive display. Crellin and Ghomari, high school teammates at Vancouver’s Kitsilano Secondary in 2007, scored 21 and 19 second half points respectively. In the fourth quarter the Heat managed to hold a lead as Ghomari

and Crellin exchanged baskets. When Morrison fouled out with only a few minutes left in the fourth quarter, the Heat where unable to control the Ooks on the defensive end. NAIT surged ahead and held off the Heat in spite of the last minute spectacular shooting of Ghomari. Yassine was unable to bring the lead back to Heat, falling 79-76. “It was an exciting game and we had another solid game from Yassine,” said head coach Darren Semeniuk. “We also had a couple of different players step up today, but overall the team is still incon-

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UBCO winless in Alberta The UBC Okanagan Heat women’s basketball team returned from a preseason trip to Calgary with an 0-3 record at the Ranger Elite Cougar Classic tournament hosted by Mount Royal University. The Heat faced off against the host Cougars on Friday night and suffered a 66-60 loss. Guard Madison Kaneda scored 12 points in the game and Krystal Schouten finished with 11 points and six rebounds. Saturday night was a preview of the Heat’s Canada West regular season opening matchup, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns who proved to be a bit too much for the Heat and prevailed 7259. For the Heat the only player to score in double digits was post Roz Huber with 11 points and eight rebounds. Sunday morning the Heat played Montana State University and fought back from a large halftime deficit only to fall 68-60. Saturday the Heat stumbled out of the gate trailing Lethbridge by nine at the quarter (23-14), only to tighten up on defense and go into the half trailing by four (36-32). The second half played out exactly like the first with the Heat losing the third quarter 22-10 to trail by 16 and then fight back, but still fell 72-59. For the Heat the only player to score in double digits was

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against the Lethbridge Pronghorns in CIS pre-season basketball action Saturday in Calgary. post Roz Huber with 11 points and eight rebounds. Freshman guard Emily Kanester scored 18 of her game high 22 points in the second half, shooting 8/12 from the field and 3/5 from three in the game. “We played well and competed hard,” said Heat coach Heather Semeniuk. “We are just lacking in consistency and focus. Every quarter we would give up 20 points and score under 20, then

at the end of the game and we had lost by eight or 10. I think a good week of practice will help the girls clear their minds and refocus, if nothing else it will improve our cardio.” The Heat’s next exhibition game is Oct. 28 in Vancouver against UBC. They’ll open their inaugural season in the CIS Nov. 11 in Lethbridgej against the Proghorns, followed by a visit to the U of Calgary on Nov. 12.

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Heat women wrap-up preseason play The UBC Okanagan Heat women’s volleyball squad continued to tune up for the Canada West season by posting a 1-3 record at the West Coast Classic in Vancouver. The Heat finished up the tournament on Sunday with a straight-set loss to the University of Alberta Pandas (25-19, 25-15, 2520). The West Coast Classic saw the Heat play a match Friday night, two

on Saturday and then one Sunday morning. With such a full schedule the Heat found themselves a bit nicked up going into the Sunday morning match and were without the services of a couple of their veteran players. Although the Heat lost in three sets, head coach Steve Manuel thought his team performed well against the Pandas, always one of the top teams in Canada, particularly in

the first and third sets. “We played them real tight until about the seventeenth or eighteenth point and then they would go on a real quick run and the set would end,” Manuel said. “It was kind of like one of those basketball games where the score is close until two minutes to play and one team makes a couple of baskets and the other team has a couple of misses and the game ends as an eight-point loss.”

The Heat was led by Jill Festival with eight kills and two aces, while freshman Brianna Beamish continued her strong play with seven kills, one block and seven digs. The Heat, who closed the preseason with a 5-5 record, will open up their Canada West schedule with a two-game home stand when they host the University of Winnipeg Oct. 28 and 29. Manuel believes his

team is ready for its first CIS campaign. “We are so very close in ability and level of play to the very top teams in Canada. Today was another indication of that as we were able to compete head on with Alberta, without doubt a national title contender again this season. Every time we play one of these upper echelon teams, we inch closer to being able to maintain that level.”

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Heat men fall in exhibition encounter The Heat men’s volleyball team fell in five sets Sunday afternoon in an exhibition match on the Heat’s home court to a Canada West opponent, the University of Saskatchewan Huskies (2125, 28-26, 25-16, 22-25, 15-10). The Heat won the first set and led into the second t kset but were unable to put the Huskies away, losing a see-saw second set before teventually falling in five. “We played them pretty tight just couldn’t come up with it in the end,” said coach Greg Poitras. “We are playing at a high level, we are just not playing at a high level long enough. They (Saskatchewan) know the level, they’ve played in this league (the CIS) forever. “Riley (McFarland) had a good game,” added Poitras “we have been playing him on the left for quite a while....today we played him on the right and he did really really well. He produced from the right more than anybody has so far, that was nice to see.” The numbers bear out Poitras’ observations as McFarland finished the five set match with 19-14 (kills-aces-blocks) and 7 digs. Fellow Heat outside hitter Nate Speijer finished the game with a 15-1-4 stat line. First year middle Leigh Goossen is acclimatizing himself quickly to the level of play leading the team with six blocks. Fellow freshman Jeremy Fostvelt led the

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team with 10 digs. Setter Preston Tucker played in his second match of the year and although not full strength he led the team with 47

assists. Coach Poitras is pleased to have his setter back from his off season ankle injury but notes he is not at 100 per cent yet. The Heat’s preseason

record is now 3-8, while and the Huskies have finished their preseason schedule with a sixwin and three-loss record. The Heat will finish

their preseason schedule this Thursday and Friday when they travel to Kamloops to tune up against the Thompson Rivers WolfPack.

Going The Extra Mile this week...

Students assist community event A tip of the hat goes this week to Rutland Middle School teacher Brian Janzen and his Grade 9 class trades students for assisting with the Kelowna Scarecrow Festival, hosted on Oct. 2 at Lions Park by the Uptown Rutland Business Association. Mr. Janzen’s students constructed 40 wood frames used as supports for the numerous scarecrow entries created at the festival. Mara Lumber also donated the building materials used by the students, as this project gave them the opportunity to put to practical use the woodworking skills they’ve learned in class to help a community event. Appreciation also goes out to Sandra Sellick, who helped to organize and encourage the students’ participation in the scarecrow festival.


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SPORTS ▼ CYCLING

Big names win at Cyclo Cross A pair of world-class riders won their respective divisions at the first annual School of Hard Knox Cyclo Cross Race. Peachland’s Evan Guthrie and Catharine Pendrel of Kamloops were the first to complete the 45-minute race last Sunday at the base of Knox Mountain. Guthrie is a former

world junior men’s cross country biking champ, while Pendrel won the 2011 world women’s

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kids events. A relatively new sport to Canada, Cyclo Cross is an off-road, road bike race which features dismount and run-up sections. Cyclo Cross is extremely popular in Europe with its history dating back some 80 years, while the sport first caught in the U.S. about 30 years ago. Guthrie completed 11 laps of a 2 km loop in the 45-minute timed event, while Pendrel completed 10 laps to wins the women’s division. In the B race, riders competed on the 2 km loop for 30 minutes. The top riders both finished seven laps with Kelowna’s Ian Crosthwaite coming in first among the men, and Kristine Brynjofson winning the women’s race. The School of Hard Knox was the third stop of the five-race season cir-

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WORLD CROSS-COUNTRY mountain bike champ Catharine Pendrel of

Kamloops (right) carries her bike over a barrier during the School of Hard Knox Cyclo Cross Race last Sunday in Kelowna. cuit on the Interior Cross Series. While cyclo cross racing does celebrate its winners, local organizers say the sport is more about general participation and fun. “The attitude around cyclo cross is that it’s

mostly about fun, ability doesn’t matter, it’s people participating that really counts,” said organizer Darrin Caruso of ChainLine Cycle. “Another reason it’s so popular is that it’s very spectator-friendly.” Earlier this season,

ChainLine hosted a cyclo cross series at Telemark in West Kelowna. A similar series of races will be held every Sunday in November at the base of Knox Mountain. For more information, visit www.chainlinecycle. com

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Game will be a battle for first in Okanagan AAA Conference The Kelowna Owls will put their unbeaten record on the line Friday night in Okanagan AAA Conference high school football action. The Owls (3-0) will take on the the secondplace and hometown Salmon Arm Golds (2-1) at Little Mountain Park. With just six games in the regular season schedule, KSS can all but wrap up a playoff berth with a victory. In the previous meet-

ing between the clubs, the Owls won 34-26 Sept. 30 at the Apple Bowl. The Owls are coming off a 33-6 win over the Mt. Boucherie Bears last Friday night. Nathan Brown scored two majors, one on the ground, the other on a pass from Sam Davies. Brook Blackmore, Mitch Weir and Scott McBurnie also rushed for majors while Blackmore had nine tackles on defense. The Bears lone score came

on a three-yard pass from Joe Court to Jarret Young. Cam Spence recorded nine tackles for Boucherie. Meanwhile, the Bears (1-2) and Rutland Voodoos (0-3) can’t afford many more losses if they want to remain in the hunt for one of two Okanagan postseason berths. Boucherie and Rutland will meet head on this Friday night at the Apple Bowl. Kick off is 6:30 p.m. The Voodoos

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past and must not dwell on it. We can control our future and three wins will get us into the playoffs.”

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A pair of 3-1 teams will lock horns Friday at the Apple Bowl in Okanagan AA Conference high school football action. At 4 p.m., the Okanagan Mission Huskies will take on the Clarence Fulton Maroons. OKM, Fulton and

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Kalamalka are all 3-1, while Vernon is unbeaten at 3-0. The Huskies are coming off a convincing 50-7 win over Mt. Baker on Saturday afternoon in Cranbrook. OKM scored four touchdowns on its first five possessions to put the game away early. “It was a good job by the guys, I talked to them about playing an underdog and not letting them get any momentum,” said Huskies coach James

Franssen. “We buried them early, we were able to play our good young JVs, everybody got into the game.” Trevor Swaisland scored three majors for OKM, two on pass receptions from Nick Corman, and another on a kickoff return. Andrew Barr rushed for more than 100 yards and a pair of majors along the ground, with other Huskies TDs being scored by Sam Kwasnycia and Korey MacDonald.

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Women’s basketball League action Mandy Trenholm scored 16 points to lead LifeMark Physiotherapy to a 45-41 win over Pinnacle Sports Physiotherapy on the opening night of action in the Kelowna Women’s Basketball League action. Shandia Cordingley added 11 points in the win. In other action, Lisa Nevoral scored 18 points and Morgan Ashcroft added 17 to lead Triple Threat to a 79-39 win over Blue Steel. Jen Laird scored 21 for Steel. Servco Surge beat the Rookies 65-37. Kim Wheltpon (23) and Ali Radley (16) paced rthe Surge attack, while Shawn Yargeau had 11 in the loss. The Ace vs. Storm game was forfeited.

FIELD HOCKEY

The OKM Huskies field hockey team emerged victorious on Monday beating the Princess Margaret Mustangs 1-0 at the CNC turf. The teams clashed for a second time in less than a week, which saw Huskies

goalkeeper Carys Swan earn her third consecutive shutout, and fourth of the season. Gracie Condon led the attack setting up Kate Culver, whose well placed one-timer opened the scoring in the first half. Solid play from mid-fielders Bri Little and Kandace Robertson along with a strong defensive effort helped preserve the lead through a hard fought second half. The Huskies wrapped up regular season play on Wednesday in Oliver against SOSS.

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Biathlon Demo Days will be held Saturday, Oct. 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Telemark Biathlon Range in West Kelowna. The cost is $5 per person plus a non-perishable food item for the food bank. The event is open all ages. Coffee and treats are available, and there will be a barbecue.

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SPORTS ▼ HOCKEY

Ok Rockets stay at .500 mark It’s been a win-one, lose-one kind of season for the Okanagan Rockets. For the fourth weekend in a row, the B.C. Major Midget League squad picked up a split of two games and now sits at an even 4-4-0 on the season.

On Saturday at the Capital News Centre, the Rockets dropped a 2-1 contest to the North Island Silvertips. Tips goalie Riley Medves made 27 stops to keep the Rockets off the board for two periods. Parker Bowles scored

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sion. Lambert notched a pair of goals including the winner and the insurance marker. Mackenzie Ferner and Mitchell Cook also scored for Okanagan. Cook had three points in the game and finished the contest as the Rockets leading scorer with nine points through the club’s first eight games. Keeper Brenden Mills got back in the win column for the Rockets with a solid 21-save effort. The Rockets will have this weekend off before returning to action against the Thompson Blazers Oct. 29 in Chase and Oct. 30 at CNC.

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NEWS ▼ MENTAL HEALTH

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her in prison or a psychiatric hospital would cost about $120,000. Alternatively, giving access to supportive housing and social services would cost as little as $13,000 to $18,000. Many anti-poverty advocates have been telling us for years that dealing with poverty at its root would be less costly than treating its symptoms. But perhaps coming from a Conservative senator in a report to a Conser-

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NEWS ▼ CIVIC ELECTION

CORD and school trustee election mail ballots available Some Central Okanagan Electoral Area voters unable to cast a ballot during regular voting opportunities for the November election may still be able to have their ballot counted! For the second straight local government election, mail-in balloting is available as an option. Regional district communications coordinator Bruce Smith says, “There

are a number of possible reasons that qualified voters may wish to vote by mail-in ballot. “People who expect to be absent from the jurisdiction and are not able to vote in either Advance voting opportunities, Nov. 9 and 15 or on General Voting Day, Saturday, Nov. 19 or electors who may not be able to vote due to physical challenges, illness or injury, are el-

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Central Okanagan East or Central Okanagan West Electoral Area for 30 days immediately before registering to vote and they must not otherwise disqualified from voting. Electors who wish to vote by mail must complete and return the application form before Nov. 17 to the RDCO Elections Office at 1450 KLO Road; by email elections@cord. bc.ca; or by regular mail

to the Regional District of Central Okanagan, 1450 KLO Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 3Z4. “We need their full name and residential address or the address of the property they own if they are a non-resident property elector and they must provide an address they wish to have the mail ballot package mailed to,” Smith says, “If you are a qualified

elector and your application has been completed correctly, once we receive the ballots in early November, we will send you a mail ballot package by regular Canada Post letter mail. If time doesn’t permit mailing, you should arrange to pick up a package from the Chief Election Officer.” In order to be counted, those using the mailin ballot option must en-

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Nut farm to host annual spooky pumpkin walk The Spooktacular Halloween Pumpkin Walk might be an event worth carving into the calendar. Residents are invited to bring a carved pumpkin, a flashlight and a donation for the West Kelowna Food Bank to the event at Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park on Saturday, Oct. 29. The pumpkin walk will run from 5 to 7 p.m. and will feature a variety of unique designs. Carved pumpkins can be dropped of on Oct. 29 between 3 and 5 p.m. at Gellatly Nut Farm Regional Park. Participants are advised to bring an LED tea light candle or similar device to light their pumpkins. After pumpkins are lit, they will be placed alongside the trails in the nut orchard. From 5 to 7 p.m., visitors can walk the paths and observe the various designs and vote for their favourite pumpkin. Hot drinks will be available and visitors are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes. Last year over 100 pumpkins were on display. Prizes will be awarded to the most original, scariest, cutest and funniest pumpkins. There are also categories for pumpkins submitted by local businesses and schools. For more information, contact the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan at 250-4696140.

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Squaring off: Findlater vs Neis Race for West Kelowna mayor in Nov. 19 civic election will be a choice between the incumbent Doug Findlater and current city councillor and former mayor Rosalind Neis

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They’ve both served as mayor for West Kelowna; they’ve both spent the last four years in the District of West Kelowna council chambers. But only one will continue to hold political power come Nov. 19. Doug Findlater and Rosalind Neis are the two names that West Kelowna residents will see under the mayor category when they head to the polls next month. Findlater, who has lived in the West Kelowna area for 36 years, said that implementing a series of plans is a key ingredient to focus on over the next three years. “We’ve got a multiplicity of infrastructure plans for roads, sidewalks, bike paths, parks, trails and some of the stuff that isn’t very sexy related to sewers and water. We need to implement those plans, but we need to do it in a way that doesn’t impact the taxpayer,” said Findlater. “That’s a real challenge, but there are ways of doing that with partnerships and synergies.” Neis said that unlike the previous two elections, the biggest issue isn’t crystal clear this time around. “I don’t think there is a burning issue; I don’t think there is one single hot topic. The first time out there was the incorporation thing. The second time around there

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Doug Findlater was the name issue. This time I’m not hearing that there is any one driving force. Talking to people, everyone has common issues, but there’s not one that stands out amongst the others,” said Neis. She mentioned a few common issues that she has heard through conversations with residents, such as sidewalks around schools, safety for children, tax implications in the coming years and the overall condition of West Kelowna’s infrastructure. According to Findlater, his experience in West Kelowna governance makes him the best choice for mayor. “I have a long experience with the Westside governance process in

terms of putting together the framework for our municipality. I’m a teamwork person, I facilitate teamwork among members of council where we pull together and take a single vision,” said Findlater. “If I don’t support a council decision, it’s very important for a mayor to still represent the will of the majority. That’s a key thing: What’s done is done. I’ve demonstrated in the past three years that I have what it takes and have since the beginning, but I also think I’m getting better. I find I’m learning new things and gaining steam and confidence on a variety of issues.” Neis said her unique

leadership style is a quality that would make her the best choice for mayor. “My leadership style is very different from what we currently have. I’ve learned a lot in the last four years. There are things that I will do differently this time around that I didn’t do last time, (such as bringing) council together on issues that are important for the community,” said Neis. “I care about people. If a neighbourhood or a community really wants or really doesn’t want something, their voice has to be recognized. When you try to find common ground, you usually can. But that effort has to be put into it.” According to Neis,

she wasn’t taking the easy route when she decided to run for mayor. “I think I could’ve probably done not a whole lot and been reelected to council on my reputation. But I felt that, instead of sitting back and taking the easy road, I’m the kind of person that if I firmly believe in something, I will stand up for it and put my name and myself out on a limb and say this is where I think we need to go. “I wasn’t completely happy with the direction that our community was taking. There’s been a lot of indecision on council. There hasn’t been a real driving individual to just say, ‘We don’t need to look at this anymore, we

actually need to do something about it.’” Findlater said that campaigning this time around has been more difficult than years past. “I’m struggling with being a candidate at the same time as being a mayor because the mayor is a full-time job. What I have been doing is going to events. I have the signs up, they’ve been updated. I have brochures. I hope to get door to door as we go along but that’s really time dependent.” Neis’ campaign strategy will consist of meeting as many community members as possible, face to face. “It’s really the personal contact that I like: Actually talking to people door to door. It’s a great way to get a sense of what it is that people are after and what they feel about their community,” said Neis. “I haven’t been a big fan of signage. I do have signs made, but I’m really intending for people— if they choose to support me—to put them out on their lawn to show their individual support. That may be an unwise political decision, but as a person I just find that really distasteful to see all those signs.” Findlater said that residents can view his “comprehensive platform” at www.findlater.com. Neis is sharing her “brief outline” via e-mail. Those interested can contact her at rneis@shaw.ca.

West Kelowna man caught with shotgun in his pants A complaint of a suspicious vehicle turned into an arrest of a man with drugs and a loaded gun. At 2:40 a.m. on Tuesday morning, police received a call questioning a vehicle that the

caller deemed suspicious. Shortly after, police located a brown Toyota sedan parked off Highway 33 near Goudie Road. A short distance from the vehicle, police located the man walking down Highway 33,

away from the Toyota. Police noticed that he had a shotgun partially concealed down one leg of his pants. Officers ordered the man to the ground and removed the loaded shotgun from his pants.

Upon searching the man, police found nearly 100 grams of marijuana, four grams of cocaine and seven grams of suspected ecstasy. The 28-year-old West Kelowna man appeared in court

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dren under two years old, pregnant women in their third trimester during winter flu season, aboriginal people and those who are very obese. Other B.C. residents not in high-risk groups can get a flu shot by paying a dispensing fee. The influenza vaccine is formulated each year to target the dominant strains of the respiratory virus that infects between 10 and 20

per cent of the population each year. The vaccine program was expanded in 2009 with the emergence of the H1N1 strain around the world. With pharmacists trained to provide the injections, about 40 per cent of B.C. residents received the vaccine in the largest mass immunization in Canadian history. There were 55 deaths in B.C. related to H1N1,

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lawsuit brought forward by the Provincial Court Judge’s Association of British Columbia made headlines last week— “B.C. Provincial Court Judges Sue for a Pay Raise”. It was a hot button headline. The proposed pay raise, from a massive $231,138 salary to a more massive $245,526, is beyond most working people’s comprehension. Particularly in the context of public sector union contracts being negotiated with zero increases, this proposal appears obscene. There was some qualifying detail given in the news reports, but judging from comments electronically posted by readers on the Internet, very few saw past the headline. I read through comment after comment, slamming judges for their perceived greed. The odd comment in support received overwhelming thumbs down in the court of public opinion. I took the time to learn the facts behind the headline. I invite you to do the same by checking out the 2010 Judges Compensation Commission report and the provincial government’s response, which can be found at www. ag.gov.bc.ca/judicialcompensation/index.htm. One key fact is that judges are special. They are not government employees. Quoting from the government response: “It is a fundamental principle

of the Canadian constitution that the courts must

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Paul Hergott be independent of government…”. A 1994 Federal Court of Canada decision is quoted as follows: “(The) independence of the judiciary is an essential part of the fabric of our free and democratic society.” The supreme law of Canada states that “financial security” is an essential condition for judicial independence. The government response also notes: “… judges’ remuneration… must be established through a process that incorporates an independent, objective and effective judicial compensation commission that reports and makes recommendations on judicial remuneration.” Unlike unions that negotiate their pay, armed with the threat of striking, Canada’s constitution prohibits judges from negotiating their pay. That’s where the 2010 Judges Compensation Commission came in. The commission is truly independent, composed of two members of the provincial government, two members appointed by the Chief Judge of the provincial court, and a fifth mem-

ber, appointed by the other four, acting as chairperson. The job of the commission was to make recommendations on remuneration for provincial court judges for the period April 1, 2011, to March 31, 2014. A new commission is appointed every three years. It wasn’t the provincial court judges who asked the government for zero pay increase for 2011-12 and 2012-13, with a pay increase for 2013-14 of six per cent to keep up with the cost of living. No, it was the independent commission that made that recommendation. One of the factors the commission was required to consider is the financial position of the provincial government. The commission’s careful review of our province’s financial situation led to the recommendation of two years with zero increases, which in the context of inflation is a pay cut. It was on a projection of a balanced budget in the third year that the cost of living increase was recommended in that year. Unlike other commission reports that provincial governments sometimes choose to ignore, judicial compensation commission reports cannot be ignored. The law does not mandate the government to automatically implement the recommendations either, although: “…the government retains the power to depart

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Advertising guru shares the power of stories TERRY O’REILLY, host of the CBC radio program The Age Of Persuasion was the guest speaker at the recent Kelowna Chamber of Commerce luncheon. DOUG FARROW/CONTRIBUTOR

Kathy Michaels STAFF REPORTER

With the rise in popularity of TV programs like Mad Men, the ad industry’s image recently gained the Kodachrome finish it usually reserves for the products its shilling. There’s been a nostalgic review of ‘60s era Madison Avenue staples, such as the slickly dressed hedonists getting the best out of life, and convincing the masses to do it their way. Fashion houses even took a cue from the styledrenched, retro programming, while authors and radio show hosts launched new careers highlighting the tricks of their trades for a rapt audience. One of the most successful of that lot was Terry O’Reilly, host of the radio show The Age of Persuasion. The CBC radio program allows the award

winning advertiser a chance to showcase case studies from an industry that shaped our culture one ad-spot at a time. And when he digs a bit deeper into those files, O’Reilly continually shows how each actually reads like a page from our shared history rather than an infoblast that prompts pressure on the remote control’s mute button. When he stopped in Kelowna last week for a Chamber of Commerce speaking engagement, O’Reilly came packing such tales from both his own critically acclaimed body of work and what inspired him. The beauty of a good advert, he explained, is the development of a story readers can buy into. Rolls Royce, for example, is well known today for being the creme de la creme of the automotive industry, but the way it gained a standing in the North American market was with a sin-

gle page. Atop a sheet that launched the advertorial style of advertisement read the words; “At 60 miles an hour, the loudest noise in this Rolls Royce comes from the electric clock.” It was a headline that didn’t just draw the eye,

but made the reader think about both the car and the manufacturing philosophy in the carmaker. Deeper into the text, the company explained the effort they put into creating a luxurious ride. “It ran exactly once, in the New York Times, the New Yorker, the Wall

Street Journal and in Sunset Magazine, in April of 1958,” O’Reilly said. Total media and production costs of the ad: $25,000. Total sales as a result of the ad: $6 million. Back then, $6 million dollars only represented sales of 300 cars. But

Rolls-Royce could only manufacture 400 cars per year in total. The ad resulted in an 18-month waiting list for delivery, which one of the weightiest claims to fame of any print ad. The car company’s legacy is just as impressive as it has continued to be a coveted item among the most elite and wealthy of the world. So, what is it that made Rolls Royce, or any number of other products, “must haves” while others have faded into obscurity? “A great story will make you feel something,” said O’Reilly. “Decisions made on the heart 80 per cent of the time, so why is most marketing aimed at the head? Effective marketing can’t just be a blast of information. Smart advertisers create stories that make you feel something.” Everyone, he said, has

a story and O’Reilly said business owners would be well served by digging into it. “If your story is good, they will listen,” said O’Reilly. “Every product and every service has a genuine story built into it. Stories can add value, value creates margin, and margin creates profit.” O’Reilly explained that to find that story, if it isn’t always clear, business owners need to listen to their customers, ask them questions like: “What do you like about us, what don’t you like about us?” Don’t, in the meantime, ignore your own history. Think about why your company started, what was the vision of the founder and what have been some great successes along the way? Then offer a genuine story that makes people realize they must have the product you’re selling. kmichaels@kelownacapnews.com


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3 is the third instalment of the cult Canadian franchise, with Sure Shot promoted to general mManager. He’s out of therapy and back to what he does best—create mayhem. Once again, Sure Shot leads Team Canada against the U.S. in an international friendly. Then, against all odds, he helps start up a rival professional hockey league. He runs the office like he runs the bench…half cocked. As with the earlier films, it spoofs violence in hockey, but it seems even timelier now with current controversies over head shots and enforcers. God Bless Ozzy Osbourne is a musical documentary the follows the career of the wildest man in rock, from his begin-

nings in a working class family to his groundbreaking work in Black Sabbath and then as a solo artist. But it is his personal struggles with crippling self-doubt and his triumph over substance abuse profiled in the documentary that helps reveal the man behind the image. This film will be shown Wednesday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m., at the Paramount Theatre. The Paramount is also presenting an encore performance of the 25th anniversary of the Phantom Of The Opera on Saturday, Oct. 22, 1 p.m. Rick Davis is the manager of the Capitol Theatre in West Kelowna. capitol_wes@landmarkcinema.ca

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My husband started playing Christmas music on Sept. 25. “Only three more months until Christmas,” he chanted, totally oblivious to how most people might react: ‘Oh, no, I haven’t started shopping or baking . . .’ Scrooge turned from ‘uh humbug’ to ‘living the Christmas spirit 365 days a year.’ So following that literary example, now is as good a time as any to turn your thoughts to making the holiday season meaningful. Does your heart go out to struggling families? You can sponsor a family by giving food, gifts for each family member or money for the host agency to buy needed items. These families are working with local nonprofit agencies to improve their lives. Contact Kelowna Community Food Bank, Kelowna Community Resources, and The Salvation Army. Use your shopping skills to meet basic needs of others. Blankets, socks, towels, linens and hygiene products are distributed by Kelowna’s Gospel Mission.

Scarves, mitts, toques, lip balm, toothpaste, deodorant, combs as well as individually wrapped chocolates and candies are given to patients at the McNair Unit in Kelowna General Hospital. Why not volunteer as a family to serve Christmas dinner? Decorating, table setting, and room cleanup are also part of the festivities. Meals on a large scale are served by Kelowna’s Gospel Mission, Victory Life Fellowship, and First United Church. Financial donations are welcomed throughout our community by nonprofit organizations directly involved with needy men, women and children. Take a collection at work and give as a group. Buy one less present for each of your own family members and give the proceeds away. Begin thinking now about how you want to help brighten our community with thoughtfulness during the holiday season. An easy way to check out organizations in the Central Okanagan is through www.kcr.ca, Community Info Search. Help make this Christmas season memorable. Dawn Wilkinson is coordinator of the Community Information & Volunteer Centre, Kelowna Community Resources, located at 120-1735 Dolphin Ave. 250-763-8008 www.kcr.ca

Guitarist virtuoso comes to Creekside Celebrated virtuoso of the flamenco guitar Juan Martín, twice voted into the top three guitarists in the world by the prestigious U.S. magazine Guitar Player, will perform in concert with his Dance Ensemble on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the Creekside Theatre in Lake Country. Martín performs with a

highly distinctive and creative compositional style of flamenco with some outrageously spunky chords that are real surprises in this genre. Creekside Theatre, is located in Lake Country at 10241 Bottomwood Lake Rd., For tickets, call 250766-5669.

Bob Dylan and Neil Young have both released more than a few of these so called Bootleg albums that explores their past recordings and concerts. While Dylan and Young are both still alive and therefore have the benefit of overseeing their archival material, Johnny Cash does not. But this third edition of rare and unreleased recordings of Cash’s huge legacy is worthwhile for the committed fan. This two CD, 53 song set, subtitled Alive Around The World, finds Cash performing at various concert halls. The most significant gigs here include a nine song set from The Newport Folk Festival in 1964 as introduced by Pete Seeger and a 13-song White House showcase for president Richard Nixon from 1970 which finds the ever reverent Cash in a state of religious bliss and piety. There is a one off live song recorded at a CBS Record Convention where Cash offers a warm and brilliant take of the classic train song City Of New Orleans that is worthy of being released as a single for radio play. The sound is a tad

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dodgy on some of the earlier tunes from the mid 1950s and early ‘60s at The Big D Jamboree and The New River Ranch, but even these songs are worthwhile in illustrating Cash’s growing abilities with his music and playfulness with the audiences. The live gig in Vietnam finds Cash in front of some extremely well lubricated soldiers on relief proving Cash was universally accepted wherever he went. A fine archival release probably best suited for hard core fans. B

HARRY BELAFONTE; SING YOUR SONG, THE MUSIC (COLUMBIA)

The 84-year-old Harry Belafonte has just released his personal memoirs, titled My Song, while HBO has recently completed a documentary film called Sing Your Song. Hence the creation of this 16-track soundtrack CD Sing Your Song: The

Music, taken from the film that captures many of Belafonte’s memorable signpost songs from a lengthy and storied career. Although he was born in Harlem, Belafonte grew up in Jamaica where he grew a love of island music. When he became part of the 1950s folk boom, no one had ever heard anything like him and although his music may seem quaint today, way back then he was considered exotic with his calypso music, a generation before world beat became a global phenomenon. Included are million selling hits such as Jamaica Farewell, Matilda, Banana Boat Song (Day-O), Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair), Island In The Sun (the title song to his big hit movie) and Jump Down Spin Around (used to great humorous effect in the film Bettlejuice). Moreover Belafonte was renowned for his egalitarian and political and social consciousness which makes his story all the more commanding. B+

BRITNEY SPEARS; B IN THE MIX, THE REMIXES VOL. 2 (RCA) This is Spears second volume of remix songs.

Business planning workshop at RCA The Anthill Collective will host a business shared workspace planning workshop on Saturday, Nov. 5, 10”30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. The workshop activities will include an inspirational walking tour of creative spaces downtown starting at 10:#0 a.m., followed by lunch at noon and then the

workshop at 12:30 p.m. Organizers want to hear from prospective users and supporters of the shared workspace concept what is important in the planning, design and operation of that space. Register online at www.facebook. com/anthillcollective or info@anthillcollective.ca.

Her first was from 2005 and included material from her first four albums. This follow-up captures dance mixes, club mixes and extended mixes from the likes of Kaskade, Tiesto, Benny Benassi, Linus, Alex Suarez over ten tunes where the mixologists take great liberty with the originals just like they are supposed to do. I find it ironic that the CD title B In The Mix barely includes Spears other than for her first initial as lately Spears seems like a mere guest on her own albums as the producers have taken over using her as the marketable figurehead. Anyway, big hits such as Gimme More, Piece Of Me, Womanizer, Circus etc. are all here along with the radio edit of Criminal that kicks of the collection. C+

JUDAS PRIEST; THE CHOSEN FEW (SONY) JUDAS PRIEST; SINGLE CUTS (SONY)

These two Judas Priest anthologies have been co-released for fans who want different things from

their superstars. The Chosen Few refers to the hard rock and metal stars who have chosen the songs for this generous 17 track album. However, Judas Priest fans such as Ozzy Osbourne, Alice Cooper, Lemmy Kilmister dwell on their favourite album tracks instead of fan favourites and hits ,which leads to a somewhat puzzling and unusual song selection. To their credit, there are crib notes from the metal star selectors explaining their choices which adds some light to the proceedings. As a result, there is Slayer Kerry King’s choice of Delivering The Goods and Steve Via’s Dissident Aggressor which are taken over some of Judas Priests more popular hits (they have had more of them in their native Britain than in North America). Maybe to hedge their bets, Sony music has also released Single Cuts with 19 tunes that were prepared for radio and the rare edits that are sometimes hard to find. A slew of head banger music for the uber Judas Priest fan. C+

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David Francey

Wed, Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm

David Francey - from carpenter to songwriter. Since leaving construction to record Torn Screen Door in 1999, Scottish-born Canadian David Francey is recognized as one of today’s finest singer-songwriters. “Francey’s straightforward songs tell honest stories of real people and real places. Poetic perception and a keen eye for the heart of the matter are trademarks of Francey and his music.

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Don’t miss your chance to see three great comedians on one awesome show. Garrett Clark, Jamie Charest and Rob Balsdon are all professional comedians from right here in the Okanagan Valley and they will be bringing their in your face, no-holds-barred show to the Creekside Theatre for an unforgettable night of laughter. It’s a show you don’t want to miss!

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or those of us who might think The Big Year is a laugh a minute—and why not considering the stellar cast, notably Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson—you’ll be disappointed. The Big Year refers to a bird watching competition where (mostly) grown men virtually give up a year of their lives to be the best birder in the world by personally viewing the most species of birds—yeah, I know, riveting stuff! Unless of course you’re over 40 and a bird watcher, then you’ll find The Big Year a big deal. Sadly, while I’m way over 40, I’m not a bird watcher. Oh sure, I like

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Susan Steen our winged friends, but I’ve eaten way too many Cornish hens to be taken seriously as a bird person. There were chuckles and how could there not be given the cast that also includes Angelica Huston, John Cleese (narration only) Jo Beth Williams, Brian Dennehy, and Dianne Wiest. But regrettably, even with these names the show did not provide the entertainment value we

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cited, or if you’ve had a recent facelift and you can’t smile for a while, then this show just might be the one to see. There were only a handful of folks at the 6:55 p.m. show I went to so I think the word’s out on this one—the bird may not be the word this time around. Best line from the movie: “ There’s no prize money, but the bird seed endorsements are huge.” I give this one two reels.

Susan Steen is the executive director of the Central Okanagan Hospice Association and a self-confessed movie buff.

Holly’s music legacy still carries on It’s been several generations now since Buddy Holly died in that infamous plane crash on Feb. 3, 1959 that also claimed the lives of Rich Valens and The Big Bopper (J.P. Richardson). But Holly’s music lives on, as captured in the hit musical created by The Arts Club Theatre, called

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hoped for. There was some lovely scenery, probably because it was filmed partly in B.C., for a great deal of the show, and there were a few lessons about life . Martin’s character (Stu Preissler) was so afraid to retire that he kept going back to the corporation he started; Black’s character (Bill Harris) is not taken seriously by his father or his peers; and Wilson’s Kenny Bostick, a former Big Year winner, is so obsessed with repeating his own Big Year that he is willing to give up everything to be the big bird count winner once again. If you have a pacemaker and your doctor has told you not to get ex-

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. The stage presentation of this musical revue will come to Kelowna Community Theatre on Nov. 10. Seen by more than 20 million people worldwide, this production is written by Alan Jones, which earned him a nomiation for an Olivier Award for Best Musical.

Although his success lasted only a year and a half before his death in an airplane crash, Holly wasd escribed by music critic Bruce Eder as “the single most influential creative force in early rock and roll.” Holly was among the first group of inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.

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NEWS ▼ WALDORF SCHOOL

School unveils solar power installation The Kelowna Waldorf School has completed the installation of their photovoltaic system, marked by an official unveiling earlier this month. Among those on hand for the festivities at the school, located at 429 Collett Rd., were Kelowna Mayor Sharon Shepherd, Kelowna-Mission MLA Steve Thomson and Kelowna-Lake Country MP Ron Cannan. Shepherd said she was pleased to see this project completed, reminding people Kelowna was designated a “solar city” two years ago. “Our city receives more than 2,000 hours of sunshine a year making it a great location for solar energy technology,” Shepherd said.

“We have pioneering solar enterprises such as the Best Western Hotel, known for its solar hot water installation and other energy retrofits.” The mayor also spoke about the city’s installation of 100 Carmanah EverGEN solar-powered area lights to be installed in parks, and various locations throughout Kelowna. This initiative is supported by a federal government and municipal funding, along with donations from Carmanah. Cannan said he was pleased to see the school supporting its students in learning about progressive technologies. Thomson added he has sees the school’s solar project as a tangible ex-

ample of positive action towards more sustainable power production. In March 2011, Solar B.C. awarded the Kelowna Waldorf School a $20,000 grant to install a photovoltaic system. Waldorf is the only school within the Central Okanagan School District and the sole independent school to have received this funding. The school chose NOVA Independent Resources Ltd., a Kelowna company, to install a system comprised of 19 solar panels. This system has the capacity to generate 4.37 kW, far surpassing the 2.5 kW requirement of the grant. The installation makes the Waldorf School a centre of education for green power pro-

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PARENTS, students, staff and invited political dignitaries were on hand earlier this month for the official unveiling of Kelowna Waldorf Schools’s new solar power energy system. duction, both for students and community members alike. Pedagogical administrator and Grade 7 and 8 teacher, Cindy Tay-

lor said: “This solar project has been a perfect opportunity for the adults of our school community to model for the students how we, as individ-

uals, can take the initiative to make positive changes in our local environment, and that these actions might reverberate through the whole of Kelowna and

beyond.” The Kelowna Waldorf School has existed for nearly 30 years, currently offering programs from pre-school to Grade 8.

Kelowna student receives Coast Capital Savings citizenship award

Jennifer Andrews Awards handed out by

the credit union rewarding students for overcoming adversity to find success in their academic and community leadership endeavours. “I am thrilled to be one of such a small group to be recognized in this way by Coast Capital Savings,” said Andrews, who has overcome many emotional and physical challenges along her journey. Now enrolled at Oka-

nagan College pursuing her Business Administration Degree, Andrews has found ways to continue with her education despite facing various physical challenges. “I will continue to find ways to achieve my goals regardless of my physical limitations,” she said. Wendy Lachance, director, community leadership, for Coast Capital Savings, said the credit

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NEWS

Kelowna’s Superstore named as finalist for community service award In recognition of supporting their local community, the Real Canadian Superstore location in Kelowna has been named a top 10 finalist for the Canadian Grocer’s Community Service Award. The winner will be announced in

the November issue of Canadian Grocer. The award, which started in 2010 by the Canadian Grocer Magazine, aims to recognize grocery stores and supermarkets across the country that are supporting their local community.

For the team at the Kelowna Real Canadian Superstore location, making a positive difference means cooking breakfast for more than 700 children at schools in Kelowna. “In a country as affluent as Canada, kids should never go hungry,” said

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West Kelowna residents got a healthy dose of information last Saturday at the inaugural Health and Wellness Fair, held at Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School. The event, which was hosted by Our Lady of Lourdes Parish and Westside Health Society, and featured four speakers and various booths with important health information. Speakers talked about cancer patient and family counseling, the importance of chiropractic work, anti-aging medicine and nutrition.

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CLOCKWISE from left: Jessica Onyshuk offers up free messages at the Health and Wellness Fair in West Kelowna; Caden Ross assumes his best fighting stance at the Brazilian Jui-Jitsu fighting booth; Walter Czaja at the Angle Home Care Solutions product booth; Sharmaine Powell shows off a battery powered tooth brush; Joan Crockett and Sonia Newman at the Westside Health Network Society booth. To have your event covered, contact Wade Paterson at the Capital News, 250-763-3212.

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Passed away at her beloved home on October 11, 2011 at 94 years of age. Erica, born to “Willi” and Gracie Willis on March 23, 1917 in Kelowna, lived an adventurous life filled with travel, art, literature and good friends. Her early years were spent attending school in the Kelowna Mission, often making her way there on horseback. Right up until her death, Erica loved telling stories about her childhood, when lights were so rare in West Kelowna that she and her dear friend Becky could send smoke signals to each other from hill tops and could skate each winter on the lake. Erica and her family ran an orchard beyond what is now Cedar Creek Park and Erica recalled tough times during the Depression when her father grew cucumbers amidst the fruit trees so they could painstakingly harvest the seeds and sell them. Married at 18, Erica left Kelowna with her first husband, Ulrich Minion, and settled back East. It was during this time that Erica met renowned Canadian artist F.H. Varley and modelled for him for numerous paintings, most notably “The Unknown Woman.” Erica and Ulrich divorced and Erica returned to Kelowna where she met James “Jim” Leach, whom she married. Jim and Erica subsequently moved to Oshawa, Ontario to be near Jim’s daughter, Karen. Together, Jim and Erica built a home there and lived for many years. In the 1960’s Erica and Jim returned to Kelowna and lovingly hand-built their home, “Combewood”, a beautiful place with many stone walls, beautiful rock paths and a spectacular rock fireplace. Each stone was chosen from the property or surrounding hills. They filled their home with books, art and Kingsmill pottery and later, Erica would cultivate an extensive garden that she adored. Erica and Jim left their home for a good part of the 1970s to sail across the Atlantic, Mediterranean and Pacific with Jim’s daughter Karen and future son-in-law, Arthur. They especially loved Greece and spent months there. Years later at the age of eighty, Erica returned with her granddaughters to her favourite parts of Greece, thrilled that the walking trails through the oregano-scented hills she had tread so many years before were unchanged. Erica doted on the horses she pastured across the road from her lakeshore home and loved nothing more than riding up into the hills, picnicking at one of her many favourite spots and dining on her homemade “riding cake” with a smoky billycan of tea. She rode until she was in her late seventies and after that chose to walk instead, always with her dog, Belle, by her side. In her eighties, Erica lost her home in the 2003 Okanagan Mountain Park Fire. Devastated but not defeated, Erica was able to rebuild a replica of “Combewood” with a copy of the plans of the original home. While so much was lost in the fire, Erica was delighted when much of her garden survived and then thrived, calling her garden the “Phoenix rising from the ashes.” In her last years, Erica lived a quiet life in her home with her family, content to read, walk, and spend hours watching her beloved lake. She took great joy in welcoming 4 great-grandchildren into her life and loved reading to them and listening to them “chatter like little birds.” Erica will be remembered for her dignity, graciousness, wisdom and devotion to her friends and loved ones. She was a fabulous chef and her diverse recipes are one of the many things that will keep our memory of her vivid. Erica was pre-deceased by her husband Jim, parents Herald Arthur “Willi” Willis and local artist Gracie Willis, sister Pat and son-in-law Arthur. Erica is survived by her daughter Karen, granddaughters Sarah (Colin) and Arianna (Woody) and her great-grand children. A plaque will be placed with her parents at St. Andrews Anglican Church Cemetery in the Lower Mission. A private gathering for family and friends will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Erica’s name may be made to the BCSPCA, 3785 Casorso Road Kelowna BC V1W 4M7, or the Kelowna Gospel Mission, PO Box 22087 Capri PO Kelowna BC V1Y 9N9. Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family c/o www.hansonsfuneral.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of

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HAGEN, CHRISTINA

May 13, 1920 - October 9, 2011 At the age of 91, Mom passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 67 years, Hoken, in 2007. Mom is survived by daughter Judy , granddaughter Susan (Warren), great grandson Anthony (Marilyn), grandson Don (Kim), great granddaughters Cierra and Alicia; Son Don, granddaughter Sheryl (Jason), great grandson Trevor, grandson Ken; Daughter Bev(Gerard), granddaughters Daria (Brandon) and Delaney. No service by Mom’s request, however should family and friends so desire, a memorial donation in her honour may be made to The Alzheimer’s Caregivers Society, #209 - 20465 Douglas Cres., Langley, BC. V3A 4B6. Thanks for everything Mom.

HRYCIUK, WILLIAM 1928-2011

The passing of William Hryciuk occurred on Monday, October 17, 2011 at Kelowna General Hospital. William is lovingly remembered by his wife Sharon, his daughters Terry (Gordon) Weir, Shelly (Kerry) Cooper and 3 grandchildren, his extended family: Linda (Ken) Warwick, Woodford Smith, Watson (Samina) Smith and 7 grandchildren. He is predeceased by his first wife Ann Hryciuk (1990), his granddaughter Jordan Cooper (1998), 4 sisters and 3 brothers. His memorial service will be held in the Chapel, First Memorial Funeral Home, 1211 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.mem.com. Arrangements entrusted with First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna. 250-762-2299

Emil Donald (Don) Needoba With heavy hearts we say goodbye to our beloved husband, father & Papa. Born April 29, 1934 at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital and passed away on October 15, 2011 at his home where he wanted to be. He leaves behind his loving wife Joyce of 53 years. Son Jason (Brandy) Needoba, grandchildren Miranda, David, Jailyn & Dane, daughter Tarra (Kent) Pederson, grandchildren Madison, Mitchell, Damian & Kyle. Brother Larry (Winnie) Needoba, niece Kimlee Needoba, nephew Rusty Needoba, Brother in-law Art (Isabelle) Fester, niece Deb Fester & family, nephews Gerry (Heather) Fester & family, Glen (Linda) Fester & family, Brian (Jen) Fester and his many neighbours & friends. Don had a generous spirit, was hardworking, strong and gentle. He will be missed. A celebration of life will be held at the Elks Hall in Vernon. 3103 - 30th St. on Saturday October 22, 2011 at 1:00pm.


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Mother, Grandmother, Wife, Sister, Friend, Gardener, Artist and the light of all our lives, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 14, 2011 at the age of 75 after an heroic 20 year battle with breast cancer.

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Prayers will be recited on October 28th at 7:00 PM at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 839 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on October 29th at 10:30 AM. Interment to follow in Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery. Reception at Kelowna Golf & Country Club. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

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PARTS COUNTER PERSON Experienced parts counter person required for North Island Ford store. We pay competitive wages and offer benefits package. Email resume to: dlsales@telus.net. AUTOBODY REPAIR tech required for busy North Island ICBC shop. Top wages & benefits package to the suitable candidate. Call Don Lawrence at 250-949-6042 or email to: lct@cablerocket.com.

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WANTED: TANK TRUCK DRIVER

- Class 1 Driver’s License w/air - 3-5 Years Experience - Strong Safety Record - Driver’s Abstract Local area work near Fort St. John, BC, scheduled run, excellent wage, home every night, full-time position.

250-787-7809 or 250-262-9211 Fax Resume 250-785-1559

We require a truck driver with a valid Class 1 license. Individual should have experience driving a tractor/trailer unit & be familiar with cross border hauling. Forward resume to McLeod’s By-Products Ltd. 4559 Larkin Cross Rd, Armstrong, BC V0E 1B6 Cash, Cash, Cash! Hiring mgrs to hire, train and supervise kids selling chocolate bars for youth program. Cash $700-$1000 p/w. Reliable vehicle a must. 1-250-545-1065.

Are you into exercise, motivated and wanting some extra income? Capital News is looking for a person or persons with a reliable vehicle to deliver newspapers door to door in the Kelowna and Westside areas. Various sized routes on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Your papers would be dropped at your home early in the morning, and you would have the whole day to complete your deliveries. Work as much or as little as you want. To apply for this position, please call Capital News Circulation at 250-763-7575 and ask for Richard.

Part Time Bakers Kelowna

We knead experienced Bakers for our Kelowna location! If you are energetic, hard-working and passionate about baking we would like you to join our winning team! Candidates must be proficient in all aspects of Baking in a retail setting. Shifts are from early morning to afternoon. We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility and a great benefits package. Compensation will be commiserate with experience.

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Assembly sales, customer service & management trainee positions available within our Kelowna office. Must be 18+ years of age. No experience required as we provide full training. Call 250-860-3590 or send resume to info@plazio.ca

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While we try to ensure all advertisements appearing in the Kelowna Capital News are placed by reputable businesses with legitimate offers, we do caution our readers to undertake due diligence when answering any advertisement, particularly when the advertiser is asking for monies up front. JOBS! JOBS! JOBS! No experience necessary, we will train. Must be 18+yrs. of age. Call 250-860-3590 or Email: info@plazio.ca

ADMINISTRATOR

We are looking for a person possessing strong leadership skills who is bright, energetic & will be responsible for managing all the areas of a non-profit housing society. We offer 158 subsidized units on three sites for low income seniors, families raising dependant children and some persons with disabilities. Successful candidate must be familiar with Property management, RTO rules, Microsoft Access, Excel, Word & Outlook as well as Sage Simply Accounting procedures. Must be familiar with budgets, record keeping and reporting to funding sources. Resumes accepted to November 30th, 2011 position to be filled by February 15th, 2012. Please bring resume and cover letter to: 123-799 Houghton Rd, Mon-Fri, 8:30-4:30 Call 250-862-6507 to confirm office is open.

Help Wanted

SPECIAL FEATURE / NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER The award winning Capital News has an opportunity for a Special Feature / New Business Development Manager that is a result-oriented individual who enjoys working independently. Candidates for this position will possess the ability to develop new business and create strong marketing programs for our print and online publications. The winning candidate will be a team player that is organized, competitive and able to develop and implement processes for our special feature / section calendar. You have built your career on relationships and understand the importance of consulting with clients about their objectives and developing solutions that help them achieve their goals. You are creative, organized and thrive in a competitive market. Our environment is fast-paced and no two days are the same. A valid drivers license and a vehicle in good working condition is required for this position. The Capital News is delivered every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday to over 50,000 homes in the Central Okanagan. We are a part of the Black Press family, Canada’s largest independent newspaper group with over 150 community, daily and urban papers located in BC, Alberta, Washington State, Hawaii and Ohio. Reply in confidence with resume by October 31, 2011 attention: Karen Hill 2495 Enterprise Way Kelowna, BC V1X 7K2 Fax: 250-862-5275 Email: khill@kelownacapnews.com No phone calls please.

Qualified applicants are invited to apply on www.loblaw.ca or directly to ASF01564@loblaw.ca

Education/Trade Schools

Education/Trade Schools

Education/Trade Schools

Education/Trade Schools

HHDI RECRUITING is hiring on behalf of Baker Hughes

EQUIPMENT OPERATORS Baker Hughes Alberta based oilfield services company is currently hiring equipment operators. Class 1 or 3 license preferred, but we will train the right candidate with a Class 5. Please call 250-718-3330 or Fax: 1-888-679-0759 For more information or send your resume & current drivers abstract to: driverclass1@shaw.ca REDLINE Bobcat is looking for experienced bobcat operators & plow truck operators for snow removal. Also looking for bobcat operators for this fall’s regular work, must have 5 years minimum experience. Leave message at 765-1699.

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TIRE TECHNICIAN- experienced to car passenger light trucks. Drop resume in person to KP Tirecraft #6-1952 Spall Rd. T-MAR INDUSTRIES located in Campbell River is hiring for the position of Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic. Position comes with a competitive benefit package and applicant must possess a valid driver’s license. Contact Tyson Lambert. Mail: 5791 Duncan Bay Road, Campbell River BC V9H 1N6 Fax: 250-286-9502 Email: tysonlambert@t-mar.com 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.

Hotel, Restaurant, Food Services

TICKETED WELDERS & FABRICATORS req’d for Jobbing/Repair Shop. Experience w/Stick, Mig, Tig, Mechanical. Work solo or team environment in Sundre Alberta. Wage $70,000-$80,000/yr. DOE+ benefits. Fax resume 403-6384649 or email: fmachine@telus.net

THE Old Spaghetti Factory NOW HIRING! Full-Time Line Cook. Duties Include: -Cooking -Prep Work Training & Supervising -Cleaning Minimum of 3 years experience or vocational training. Wage: $13.54/hour Contact Information Mail: 210 - 55 Water Street, Vancouver BC, V6B 1A1 Fax: 604-6848035 Email: careers@osf.ca

Medical/Dental

Medical/Dental

BOUTIQUE OF LEATHERS is hiring professional F/T SALES ASSOCIATES for our Orchard Park Mall store. The ideal candidate is experienced in the retail environment and able to meet their own personal goals by taking the initiative to make their position efficient and effective. Please submit your resume at the store OR email: shelley@boutiqueofleathers.com Shaw is hiring In Home Sales Representatives. The successful candidate will be accountable for selling Shaw’s products and services home to home and at community events while delivering an exceptional customer experience. We offer base pay plus commission. Please apply on line at shaw.ca/careers

Trades, Technical • EXCAVATOR OPERATORS • DRILLER / BLASTERS • SWAMPERS • ROCK TRUCK DRIVERS • LOGGING TRUCK DRIVERS • GRADER OPERATORS • LANDING BUCKERS • HOOK TENDERS • LOG LOADER OPERATORS

Required for Dorman Timber Ltd. in the Fraser Valley area. Must have previous experience. First Aid is an asset. Competitive Wages. Please fax resumes with covering letter to (1)-604-796-0318 or e-mail: mikayla.tamihilog@shaw.ca

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Xaxli’p Employment Opportunity Community Health Nurse POSITION SUMMARY: The Xaxli’p Health Centre is seeking a R. N. to Bll a part time community health nurse position. The successful applicant will provide CHN health programming for the Xaxli’p members, located about 15 minutes from the town of Lillooet. Within the CHN role, the nurse will provide health promotion and prevention programs for individuals, families and the community. They will also deliver the communicable disease program. QUALIFICATIONS AND QUALITIES: • Bachelor’s Degree in nursing from a recognized Canadian university or equivalent program • Must be registered or be eligible to be registered with CRNBC • Training/Experience in community health nursing is an asset • Experience/knowledge of computer operations and systems • Immunization certiBcation or willingness to obtain • Valid CPR C ticket (or equivalent) • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle • Excellent communication skills • Knowledge of First Nations history, customs and traditions an asset Deadline for Applications: October 28, 2011 Please submit resume/application and cover letter to: A. Administrator, Ed Mountain Sr. Xaxli’p Administration PO Box 1330 Lillooet, BC V0K 1V0 Phone: (250) 256- 4800 Fax: (250)256-4803 Email: o&m@xaxlip.ca

Education/Trade Schools

Education/Trade Schools

Education/Trade Schools

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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Mind Body Spirit

Holistic Health

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CASE Studies needed. Our students are ready for to: Manicure, $20, Pedicure, $20, Reflexology, $29. Massage $29. Acrylic Nails $20. naturalhealthcollege.com 250-868-3114

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HEAVY DUTY Mechanic, Welder or apprentices are required for busy equipment repair shop in West Kelowna. Wages based on experience. Please fax resume to: 250769-6747.

Abandon Stress Whole Body Swedish Massage. Affordable, excellent work.Linda 862-3929

METAL Fabrication shop looking for full-time experienced GTAW welders. Forklift experience an asset. Wages based on experience; excellent benefits package. Please email resumes to careers@rmil.ca or drop off resumes at Reidco Metal Industries Ltd.

BLISS Massage 4 your every need. 10 yrs exp. men only . Call 4 appt. 250-215-7755

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ASIAN MASSAGE Lovely, Peaceful Setting, $60/hr. Call (250)-317-3575

Martial Arts

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Kid’s MMA : Is your child Bully Proof? Respect, Discipline, Kick boxing, Jiu-Jitsu & MMA Sept. Reg. on now: (250860-2126 www.toshido.ca

THAI Massage. Totally relax & energize your body & mind. Call 250-801-7188

Education/Tutoring JENN’S Academic Tutoring, B.C. Certified Teacher. Tutoring for all ages & grade levels. Call 250-808-6636

Mind Body Spirit #1 for a reason. Paradise Massage. Where men come to relax. 778-477-5050 Kelowna

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Accounting/Tax/ Bookkeeping PAPER Trails Bookkeeping Payroll A/R A/P Remittances Financial Reports. Professional,reliable,convenient. Pickup & delivery 778-4771970 papertrails@shaw.ca

Cleaning Services #1 NU-MAID Cleaning “Making U House Proud”! Professional. Reliable. 250-215-1073 AFFORDABLE Quality House Cleaning. Exc ref’s & rates. Weekly/Bi-wkly. 250-575-4001 BEST Quality Cleaning Prof, reliable, bonded, ins’d. Comm, Strata, Restaurant. Med./Dental & offices. 250-868-7224 CASTLES to Shacks. Housecleaning Specialist. Ready to clean for you. Weekly, bimonthly, monthly. Bonded & insured. Environmentally safe products avail. Veterans welcome. 250-215-6866

Services

Cleaning Services CLEANING- weekly/ biweekly, residential, move-in & out. Please call 250-448-1786 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

Concrete & Placing WHEN you think concrete, think S & K. 250-491-7535

Sales & Service Directory CONTRACTORS

Licensed & Insured

765-6898 In business since 1989

EXCAVATION TREMBLAY’S EXCAVATING LTD.

•Full Landscaping •Rock Retaining Walls •Portable Soil Screener •Excavators & Bobcat Loaders CELL: (250) 979-8033 BUS: (250) 861-1500

Licensed & Insured

250-300-3534

“Renovation Experts” Interior/exterior Prompt, clean and reliable Insured 250-826-2284 wellbuiltconstruction@shaw.ca

OVERHEAD DOORS We install, service, & repair all makes of doors & openers. FREE ESTIMATES • INSURANCE CLAIMS Call for appointment

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Kelowna Gutter Cleaning & Repair • Fix leaks • 20 years. experience • Fascia soffit repairs • Downpipes • Re-Slope

250.718.6718

765-6898 In business since 1989

Larry’s Handyman & Renovation Services • Interior & Exterior Renovations • Carpentry • Painting • Small Repairs • Pressure Washing

WEST-WIND Now booking for irrigation blow-outs, repairs & installs. Patti

259.860.0025

Irrigation Blowout

250-317-7773

Min. $40 or $5/zone after.

OKANAGAN BUILDING CARE Professional Janitor Services for your Office or Commercial building.

QUALITY GUARANTEED CALL

250-764-6190

• Kitchen & Bathroom Upgrades • Yard Maintenance • Fences, Decks • Tile • Graffiti Removal

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Natural Stone Surfaces All One Piece Laminate

Repair, Replace, Remodel. All Home & Office Reno’s. No Job Too Big or Small

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EXPERIENCED CRAFTSMEN QUALITY WORKMANSHIP SERVICE YOU CAN TRUST

• Bath Remodels • Decks • Drywall

• Kitchen Remodels • Painting • Plumbing

• Electrical • Tile Work • To-Do Lists • Much More

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Independently Owned and Locally Operated

MARYANNE’S KITCHEN

Seníor Fenton’s

Handyman Services Fencing, Painting, Concrete, House and Yard Maintenance & Repair, Lawnmower Tuneups Worksafe Registered

250-863-2129 Kelowna, West Kelowna, Lake Country

Joe’s Moving Service “The Professionals”

• Local/long distance • Storage Available • No job too small • Free Estimates Call Joe Anytime 250-470-8194

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WELDING METAL FABRICATION LTD. Fences • Gates • Railings • Security Bars • Cargo Racks • Rollcages • Boat Railings & more. Tube Bending Specialists www.getbentmetalfab.ca

250-863-4418

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Free In Home Estimates

TREE SERVICES For All Your Tree Care Needs Complete Tree Removal • Shaping • Thinning • Crown Reduction • Stump Grinding • Fully Insured • WCB

Deck & Rail

Serving the Okanagan 14 yrs. Vinyl Decking up to 80 mil., Modular Flooring, Aluminum, Glass, Topless, Picket Railings, Fences & Gates. Free Estimates

Order now for Christmas & get free wood dove tail soft close drawers, full extension

250-878-2483

TRUCK/BULL DOZING

TNTTRUCKING FREE ESTIMATES Brush & Tree Removal Reasonable Rates Stan Korzinski 250-808-2447

Visit our showroom at THE AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm Family owned & operated for over 40 years

A & S Electric

Residential & Commercial Wiring, New Construction, Renovations & Service Changes. Complete telephone & data cabling services, Prompt quality service. Licensed & Bonded Call Steve 250-864-2099

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RENOVATIONS HIGH CALIBER CONSTRUCTION

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MOVING North End Moving Services

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IRRIGATION LANDSCAPING MAINTENANCE SERVICES

ASPEN LANDSCAPING

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ABC

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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

For more information on our Sales & Service businesses go to Kelownacapnews.com and check out BCLocalbiz

HEATING SOMMERFELD HEATING

Replace existing & install new furnaces, AC’s, heat pumps & fireplaces. Licensed.

Wayne 250-215-6767

(cont#90929)

HOME IMPROVEMENT CASH BACK & SAVE. Replace your windows and doors. Eco Energy & Live Smart BC, sidingsoffit-paint-gutters & pipe metal capping, patio covers, Jeld Wen and Gentek windows/doors. 5 years on labor. Crystalclassic.ca. Call Stan at 250-861-5988 since 1983.

PAINTING AFFORDABLE PAINTING

“ONE ROOM, OR YOUR WHOLE CASTLE”

DALE’S

Senior’s Specials Experience & Quality New Homes & Repaints Ceilings Bondable. Insurance Work Call Terry

862-9333

250-863-9830 or 250-768-1098

PAINTING KELOWNA A BETTER PLACE SINCE 1982

ROOFING

TILING

RYDER ROOFING LTD. Free estimates, senior discounts,

Artistic Ceramics.

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.’

250-765-3191

PAINTING SERVICE

TILE SETTER

Custom tile setting. Travertine, marble, granite & ceramic. Decks, kitchen, baths. Guaranteed work.

Call 250-870-1009

FEATURING

Seníor Fenton’s

Handyman Services Fencing, Painting, Concrete, House and Yard Maintenance & Repair, Lawnmower Tuneups Worksafe Registered

250-863-2129 Kelowna, West Kelowna, Lake Country


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Fruit & Vegetables

Fruit & Vegetables

Fresh From the Fields “Local Produce at Your Doorstep” To place an ad...call the Kelowna Capital News

250-763-7114

BELLA ROSA ORCHARDS

120 Mail Rd.

Ambrosia, Golden’s, Spartan & Gala Apples. Anjou, Bosc & Concord Pears. Bring Containers 250-763-5433

Vegetables, Herbs & More. Open through October! 3609 Gordon Dr.

between KLO and Casorso 10 am - 5:30 pm Tues.-Sat.

Ambrosia Apples 40 cents per lb. 2710 Longhill Rd. Hours Vary Call 250-860-7690.

Graziano Orchards

3455 Rose Rd. E. Kelowna Variety of Apples, Bartlett Pears & Italian Prunes (250)-860-2644.

www.grazianofamilyorchards.com

APPLES

Galas, Macs, Golden & Empires. S.E Kelowna.

40¢/lb. 250-764-0459/250-764-8383

APPLES & PEARS FOR SALE Bring your own containers. Open Daily 3030 Elliott Rd. Westbank. 250-768-5768

GAMBELL FARMS

Green Acres Organic Orchards Scarlett Gala Apples .50¢/lb 3260 Mathews Rd. Kelowna,BC (250)764-4399 K&J PACIFIC PEACHES Macs, Gala, Goldens,Spartans, Ambrosia, Jonagolds Fuji, Granny Smith, Red Delicious Apples, Pears, Prunes, 1145 Morrison Rd.South Only accessible from McCurdy Rd. 250-765-8184.

12133 Okanagan Centre Rd E. Pears, Prunes, Plums, Mac’s, Gala’s & Honeycrisp Apples, Pumpkins, Squash Veggies & more, avail now. 250-766-4036 Open 9-6 daily, 10-6 Sunday

COMMUNITY CERTIFIED ORGANIC APPLE JUICING FAIR At Old Meadows Organic Farm. Saturday October 22, 10-6. 11am: Environmental Presentation by Angela Reid-Naggy 12-4pm: Face Painting 1pm: Kiki the Eco Elf Super Sale on remaining Produce 4213 Gordon Dr. 250-764-0931

Harrow Crisp, Flemish, Bosc & Anjou Pears, Ambrosia, Aurora Golden Gala, Spartan & Gala Apples Hazeldell Orchards

1980 BYRNS Rd, 250-862-4997. Open Mon-Sat, 9am-5:30pm, Sunday 10am-5pm

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Merchandise for Sale

Contractors

Garden & Lawn

Moving & Storage

Feed & Hay

Free Items

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

TOP SOIL $20/yd. Compost Mix $35/yd., Ogogrow, Gravel, Rocks, Mulches 250-868-3380

#1 Family Movers. Moving & Deliveries. $49/hr+up. Guaranteed best rate. (778)-363-0127

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KELOWNA GUTTER Cleaning and repairs, re-slope gutters,etc Richard 250-718-6718

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 Alfalfa mix 600 lb round bales $45. 1 (250)550-6287 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 *HAY-SALES-GUARANTEED Quality Grass, Alfalfa, Mixed square bales, round bales & Silage bales. Delivery avail. (250)804-6081,(250)833-6763.

Free 2 fixed cats 5yrs old to a good home. They must go together as a pair. Good mousers Prefer acreage. (250)8077898 FREE: 3 Kittens, Tabby cats, Ready to go to loving home ASAP. 250-763-0622. FREE Beautiful Spade Female Cat & Supplies. Needs a Loving home. Prefer Senior. Call (250)807-7898 FREE: Collection of over 450 match books. 250-868-3436, 250-801-6141 FREE Dry Bagged Manure. Call (250)765-2580 FREE Horse Manure. Mail Rd Glenmore Area. Self Serve. (250)-765-3093 FREE: Large Wall Unit/TV Unit, Loveseat (beige) & Computer Desk. 250-762-8645 FREE Leather furniture, twin bed, lumber & pallets. Call 250-807-7898 FREE pick up , appliances or any kind of metal. Call (250)765-9303, 250-212-3122 FREE P/U- Appliances, Rads, Batteries, Old machinery, vehicles. Harley 778-821-1317 MISC free furniture, exercise equip, etc. Please call 250768-4974

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. GRANITE SLAB SALE 30% OFF All Kitchens, kitchen counters, bathroom counters, vessel sinks. 150 colors to choose from GREAT QUALITY & SERVICE Open 9-4 Mon-Fri, 10-2 Sat. Showroom: 1115 Gordon Dr. Free Est. 250-870-1577 CUSTOM ROCKCOUNTERS.COM

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)

Garage Door Services GARAGE Doors- install, service, repair all makes of doors & openers. 250-878-2911

Garden & Lawn 1-1-1- All Exterior Hedge & Tree Specialist. Downsizing, pruning, artistic shaping & removing of hedges & trees. Ins. Call Dave, 250-212-1716

A-1 LAWN SPRINKLER BLOW OUTS $40 most homes. Owner operator.

Call or Text -Tim (250)-215-7788 Ace of Spades Irrigation Blow Outs. Hedge & Tree Pruning Rototiling Michael 878-1315 TAM’S Gardening. Fall Cleanups/ Maint. Planting, weeding, pruning & more. 250-575-3750 Top quality topsoil, garden mix bark mulch, sand & gravel, decorative rock. Ensign Bros. Pickup Mon-Sat 250-769-7298

Gutters & Downspouts

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

Heat, Air, Refrig. SOMMERFELD Heating. Replace/install AC’s, heat pumps fireplaces etc. Lic’d. 215-6767

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 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 JOE’S MOVING.reasble rates fully equip’d trucks, local-long dist, no job too small470-8194 NORTH END Moving Service Local/Long Distance. Free Estimates 250-470-9498

Livestock READY TO LAY SEX-SALLINK (Brown egg layers) $10 each Kelowna (250)-765-2580

Pets

Home Improvements

Painting & Decorating

Buggs (Boston Terrier Pug cross), 1st shots, dewormed, 8 weeks old, $400. Call (250)421-0384 (250)426-8560

JELLIS Carpentry & Contracting Ltd. Carpentry & Painting Services. Scott 250-300-3250.

CALL COR’S PAINTING. On time, on budget. Neat & tidy. Focus on repaints. Lic & ins. Senior discount. Cory Doell 250-768-8439

FREE Kittens 9half weeks to good home please call 250-215-2972

OLD SCHOOL Construction. Interior renovation specialist. Done right the first time. Lic & ins. Sen. discount. Cory Doell 250-862-7094

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 ASPEN LANDSCAPING, irrigation blowout. 250-317-7773. Min $40 or $5/zone after. IRRIGATION Blow-outs & Repairs, Book Now! Serving Kelowna for 15 years. Book a friend and receive 50% off! 250-212-8899. WEST-WIND Now booking for irrigation blow-outs, repairs & installs. Patti, 250-860-0025

Kitchen Cabinets 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 ENSIGN BROS. Call us for a quote on all your excavating & landscaping needs. Mon-Sat. 250-769-7298 FULL landscaping, rock walls, soil screening. Tremblay’s Excavating. 250-979-8033

Machining & Metal Work GET BENT Metal Fab, fences, gates, railings, security bars, 863-4418www.getbentmetalfab.ca

NEW OCTOBER AD TOPPERS!!

DALE’S PAINTING Service. Painting Kelowna a better place since 1982. 862-9333

Plumbing DREGER MECH. Plumbing, Gasfitting, comm/res & reno, ins’d, 24hr. Call 250-575-5878.

Pressure Washing OKANAGAN Pressure Washing. Commercial/ Residential. Fully insured. 14 years exp. Call Dave at 250-491-1336

Roofing & Skylights OKANAGAN Roofing All roofing repairs, maint., & reroofs. Warranty on all work Free Est. 769-1100, 878-1172 RYDER ROOFING LTD. Free est, ‘From a hole in your roof to a whole new roof.’ 250-7653191.

Rubbish Removal #1 AAA Junk Removal.Anything,Anytime,Anywhere! Construction/Appls. 778-363-0127 250-808-0733 SKYHIGH DISPOSAL. Full service Junk Removal & Bin Rentals.

ERIK the STUDENT RUBBISH REMOVAL HAULS FROM $39.99 & UP

250-859-9053

Snowclearing SNOW Plowing and sanding now booking for 2011 and 2012 season. contract and hourly. snow hauling available. fully insured.call Jade 250 317 2872 or Bill 250 859 2482 for estimates. billdriscoll@shaw.ca

Sundecks KELOWNA DECK & RAIL. Vinyl, Mod. Flooring, Alum., GlassTopless/Picket878-2483.

Tiling 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

Tree Services

DON ‘O’ RAY VEGETABLES Closing for Season Oct. 31st Growing for the last 30 years Hours: 9am-7pm 7days/week. Roma Tomatoes, Beets, Plums, Apples, Pears, Cauliflower, Wala Wala Onions, Coronation Grapes, Pumpkins, Different Squashes, Herbs, Cabbage, Broccoli, Lettuce, Walnuts, Organic Baked Bread. Lots of dried fruit & canned vegetables. Potatoe Special 50lbs for $19.99. Check out our closing down sale & haunted house! 3443 Benvoulin Rd. 250-860-2557/250-575-7806

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Do you want your ad to stand out from the rest? Pick from our great selection of October Toppers for your ad! Only $1/issue! Call a Classified Representative TODAY at 250-763-7114 or email classified@kelownacapnews.com

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 STANS CHIPPING. Tree Removal & Chipping. Free Est. 808-2447. Licensed & Insured.

Trucking/ Bull Dozing TNT TRUCKING. No load too small. Junk removal, sand, gravel, etc. (250)862-0821 (250)765-2778.

HAVANESE / BICHON frise puppies, come with shots, del available $550 (250)804-6848 Kennel Reduction. Chihuahua male, 4-yrs old, great loving dog. Male Golden Retriever, 8-yrs old. Female Golden Retriever, 5-yrs old, loves people & kids. Very shy Chihuahua X, needs attention. Prices to be negotiated. Call (250)426-8560 (250)421-0384 P.B. German shepherd puppies, 8 wks old. 2 blk, 1 blk& tan females left. Vet check & 1st shots. email pics $750 ea. (250)490-0708 Penticton Portuguese Water Dog X Goldendoodle puppies, born August 17th $1000. Serious inquires 250-547-6744 email: pioneergirl_00@yahoo.com St.Bernard Puppies 3 males Excellent disposition & 1 1/2 year old female. $500 each 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

Building Supplies Steel Buildings. Reduced Factory Inventory. 30x36 – Reg $15,850 Now $12,600. 36x58 – Reg $21,900 Now $18,800 48x96 – Reg $48,700 Now $41,900. Source# 1KG 800-964-8335

$100 & Under 200cm ELAN Cross Country Skis.$40 Call (250)448-5507 BATTERY Cables $25 Call (250)448-5507 CHEST Deep Freeze. Energy Saver $60 (250)448-5507 Kitchen Table with 4 chairs $40 Good condition. Call (250)448-5507 PRINTER: New, HP Printer, Scanner, Copier. New ink cartrages (valued at approx $70 alone) $60 for all. Call 250869-7362 Pristine Vintage Vinyl albums 33’s, 45’s, & 78’s Elvis etc. Excell. cond.$100 (250)448-5507

$200 & Under BAND Saw, Parks, 16’ throat, $200 obo. 250-765-1633 BEIGE Wing Back Chair. Mint Condition. $150. Downsizing Call (778)-754-1743 RADIAL arm saw, 1940’s DeWalt 12” Heavy Duty, $175. 250-765-1633

$300 & Under 2 like new identical black leather sofas. 84” L with low arms, $300ea. 250-763-8392 ULTRA Suede, Moss Green Chair. Excellent Condition. $300 Call (778)754-1743

$400 & Under LARGE Armoire White washed. Beautiful condition. $350 Call (778)754-1743

Farm Equipment FORD 3000 Diesel Tractor with front end loader. $5,900, 250-762-8084.

Firewood/Fuel

FIREWOOD. Fir $175/crd, Jack Pine $150/cd, Ponderosa, $125. Jim, 250-762-5469 APPLEWOOD $160, Fir $120 Pine $80, heaping long box pick-up load, split & dry. Free Delivery Kelowna, Call (250)762-7541 DRY, Pine, delivered, full sized pick-up. Approximately 1 cord. $120. 250-768-5081

Furniture ANTIQUE To MODERN Home Furnishings for all Budgets & Tastes. Come to OK Estates Furniture and More. 3292 HWY 97N (beside Sheepskin Boutique) Tue-Sat, 11-5. 250807-7775 okestates.ca Excl cond table & chairs, ent unit, couch, loveseat, bdrm suite, bar stools, pics, lamps & more. 250-707-1531 KITCH. Table, 4 chairs, Oak Dining Room Table, 6 Chairs, China Cabinet, Coffee/End Tables, TV/Stand, Rocker Recliner, Hide-a-bed, 2 Wall Units, Small Bookshelf, Organ. 250762-0660 or 250-861-3802 PURE Italian Leather Sectional Sofa. Ivory. Flawless Condition $1500 (778)754-1743

Garage Sales W.KELOWNA 836 Hawthorn Rd. Oct, 21 & 22, 8-4. Giant Sale! Antiques, Collectibles, Dolls. New items added! SPRINGFIELD. Fri & Sat Oct 21 & 22nd, 9-5. 1025 Tamarack Dr.Xmas items, hshld, etc MOVING Sale 3161 Hall rd. Sat Oct 22 2011, starting at 8 am. No early birds Please.

MOVING SALE: 230 Bach Rd. Saturday & Sunday, 9am-4pm. Everything must go!

Heavy Duty Machinery 4000lb Toyota Fork lift, good clean cond., shuttle shift, new prop tank, neumatic tires, runs perfect, $3600. 250-491-1227 D8165 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

Medical Supplies Shoprider Mobility Scooters & Powerchairs. Mobility equipment and lifts, New & Used. www.okmobility.ca Kelowna: 250-764-7757, Vernon: 250542-3745, Toll free: 1-888-5423745

Misc. for Sale

GENTLY used ice skates, cleats, ski helmets, halloween, 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.


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Merchandise for Sale

Merchandise for Sale

Misc. for Sale

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Real Estate

Real Estate Mobile Homes & Parks

Stereo / DVD / TV

Business for Sale

Car Dolly: Rewired, wheels have been greased very recently. Works very well. Asking $799. Call 250-354-7471. Located in Nelson PRINTER: New, HP Printer, Scanner, Copier. New ink cartrages (valued at approx $70 alone) $60 for all. Call 250869-7362 RETIRED Goldsmith selling entire shop inventory of used equipment. Lapidary equip, also selling and can be sold separately: All in good condition. Many free tools offered to purchaser. Call Len for more information 1-250-495-2500 TOW Bar to pull a car behind a motorhome. Also white serger sewing machine. Offers. Call 250-768-9358 Winfield Holiday Park Mbrship to 2035 14 days in 10 days out $500+transfer 250-545-1294

DENON AVR-3803 7.1 Home Theatre Receiver with 115 watts per 8 channels: $250.00 obo. DENON DVD-2900 DV D / S A C D / C D / DV D - AU DIO/CD-R Audiophile grade player (not BlueRay): $200.00 obo. Paradigm CC-370 Version 4 Center Channel Speaker: $150.00 obo. Paradigm PDR-12 12 Inch Subwoofer Version 2: $200.00 obo. All in excellent condition. Phone 250-488-6716 between 6:00pm and 8:00pm.

PIZZERIA Business for Sale, In The Heart of Kelowna For Info Call Fred (250)-860-5990

Misc. Wanted

SOMEPLACE AXC SPECIAL CXA

Coin Collector Buying old Coins, Silver, Gold, Olympic + Also buying bulk silver coins. Chad: 250-863-3082 (Local)

Real Estate Apt/Condos for Sale 1BD 1bath 2nd flr. Pool. To view, call evenings 250-4928915 or days 250-487-8917 comfree.ca condos #249559 $125,000. Open to offers

Sporting Goods

Unique 2 bed, 2 bath, 55+ Condo on Mill Creek in downtown Kelowna. Quiet Top floor corner unit. Floor to ceiling windows, 4 skylights. 1750sq’, high ceilings. 600sq’ of deck, tree top mountain views. AACI Appraised at $370,000 Private Sale 250-862-3031

Weber & Markin Gunsmiths The Best Little Gun Shop Around, 4-1691 Powick Rd Kel 250-762-7575 Tues-Sat 10-6

WATERFRONT, Shuswap Condo, 1bd w/ full basement, boat slip, fully executive furn’d. $269,000, 250-859-6606.

PRIVATE Collector/Buyer! I like to buy lots of old coins, olympic coins & $5 & $10 coins. Todd 250-864-3521 Purchase Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Set 250-545-7199 leave msg. if unavailable WANTED Free Moving Boxes Call (250)808-3614

Houses For Sale 2,400 sq. ft, Rutland, 4bdrms, many upgrades, tandem garage, rv parking. MLS, Ken Dempsey, Remax, 717-5000 MORTGAGES LOW RATES. 4YR. 2.99% VARIABLE 2.5% Trish at 250-470-8324 ******* OKHomeseller.com Where smart sellers meet smart buyers! View Thompson Okanagan properties for sale.// Selling? No Commission. (250) 545-2383 or 1-877-291-7576

Homes Wanted FAST CASH for HOUSES no fee/no hassle/any area/any condition recorded message 250 5757126

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

TV Stand $30 & 2 TV’s $10 each. Call 250-764-6135

For Sale By Owner

For Sale By Owner

Stereo / DVD / TV

Mortgages Mortgage Help! Beat bank rates for purchases and refinances, immediate debt consolidation, foreclosure relief, and equity loans. Free, fast, friendly, private consultations. Call 1-888-685-6181 www.mountaincitymortgage.ca

Rentals Apt/Condo for Rent

Why rent? 4bdrm 2bath 1522 sqft, family park many updates $149,500 Call Helmut Huber Century 21 (250)-878-8010

1BD+den, 1bth, priv ent, fenced yard, 4appl, new reno, wheelchair access, suitable for single person or retired couple, $800+ utils. Dec 1st. Call 250-862-5075 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 2BD, 2bath + Den. Penthouse with Lakeview in Westbank. SS Appl’s. $1300 incl strata. No smoking, Small pet ok, Avail Immed. 250-768-5324. 2BD apartment. Close to all amenities, Secure building. Call 250-861-4700

Cars - Domestic

Cars - Domestic

Business for Sale FRANCHISE Opportunity with growing green business Flexible investment, good ROI, financing available. Primary activity is B2B sales and customer service. More info: services@digitechlaser.com

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 (South of the Kelowna Bennett Bridge on Hwy 97, turn North on Nancee Rd and turn left on Spland Rd and then left on Katherine) The Home Boys 778-7552505 Open House Wednesday to Sunday from 10-6 or www.hbmodular.com

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

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2bd/2bth condo; short flat walk to senior centre/shopping; 5 appl; large cupboards; gas FP; balcony; clean; new paint; move-in ready1-250-545-2983

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1 col x 2” size with or without picture for 3 insertions 1600 sq.ft. 3 Bdrm., 2 bath, corner lot, Mission Springs subdivision. Immaculate, workshop, RV parking, close to schools, shopping and H20 Centre. By appointment only 250-878-6872

4 Bdrm 2 Bath TOWNHOUSE Priced to Sell! $249,900 OPEN HOUSE Sunday, Oct.23rd 1pm-3 pm Unit #8 - 1471 Inkar Rd. Mountainview Estates For more info, www.okhomeseller.com #26648 or phone 250-860-4224

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OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS Rare chance to live your dream life in unique elegantly furnished luxurious NEW 2 bdrm bright corner condo, serve drinks at the bar, relax in the spa bath under the stars (skylight), deluxe kitchen, water/ice fridge, slide in range, DW, micro, 6 ft pantry, A/C, many upgrades. Great views etc. Strata $165. No age/ rental restrictions. Pet allowed.

LOWEST PRICED NEW LUXURY CONDO in Kelowna. Only $214,900 See it today 250-808-1554 *low down payment *flexible financing *rent to own

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Rentals

Rentals

Rentals

Apt/Condo for Rent

Homes for Rent

Suites, Lower

2BD, 2bth Condo. L.Mission, Nov 1. Incl pool, WD, FS, DW, Sat TV. NP, NS. Near H2O & OUC. $1050. 250-764-0801 2BDRM, 2bth, 2 prking spots. Available Now. $985.00/ month. Laundry in suite. Call 250-860-5613 or 250-4709523, Baron Rd. BACHELOR. Beautiful view, 1/2 furnished, no complex, bsmnt, everything incl, $650. 250-769-4929 BARBER Rd. Rutland. Brand new, 1bd+den. 2 full bths, avail Nov 1. DD & ref’s req’d. $950. 778-753-4500 or 306867-1893 BELGO AREA, Rutland Rd. S. 2bd, $900 + hydro, f/s/w/d, NO PETS, bus. Avail.Sept 15. 250-491-3345, 869-9788 BROCKTON MANOR. 1 & 2 bedrooms. Please call us at 250-860-5220 CENTURY Manor, 1bd spacious aprt on bus route, close to beach & bike paths, heat & hot water incl, small pet ok, call Onsite Managers, 250763-6867 FAIRLANE CRT. 2 & 3 bdrms, heat & hot water incl. Please call 250-860-4836 Glenmore 2 bdrm, 2 bath condo. Granite S&S appls, U.G. parking. $1150/mo. NS. NP. Nov. 2nd. (250)-215-6790. MILL CREEK ESTATES. 1588/ 1590 Spall Rd. Various floor plans. 250-860-4836. millcreekestates@shaw.ca WILLOW PARK MANOR. Aurora and Hollywood. 1 & 2 bdrms. 250-763-3654

4Bdrm 1.5 bath, Lake & City View. Rutland. Near bus route & shops.$1700 250-870-3294 4BDRM, 2bath. Westbank. NS, NP, close to shopping, bus & school. $1500/mo. ALSO 2bdrm, 2bath suite, $1200/mo. 250-212-8282.

2BD, 2bth, garge, brand new, $1100. Blk Mnt. NS, NP. Ample prking. Paul, 250-864-7504 2BD, full lower flr of house, Westbank, new reno’s, carpet & paint, lrg priv, fenced yard $775. Nov 1. Gary, 768-4383 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 2Bdrm 5appls $1000 + utils Spacious close to amenities Parking NP.NS (250)864-4798 2BDRM New bsmt suite, Black Mountain, Avail now, $850 + utils. 250-300-4817, 250-3004716. 2BDRM suite, N/S, N/P, 5 appl,prkng, Gordon in Mission. $950+util. Oct. 1. 764-5413 2Bdrm W.O 1bath close to all amenites, laundry, priv. entry, NP. NS. $975 utils. incl’d N. Glenmore (250)899-4156 693 Mayfair Crt. 1bd suite, ground level, NP, NS, Nparties, avail now. $700 all incl. Every month inspection. Working person. 250-765-4594, 250-317-4015

Commercial/ Industrial 3500sqft Versitile 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 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 SHOP for rent, 1200sq’, overhead gas furnace w/seperate meter, 20’ overhead door. 250765-5130 or 250-215-5058 WESTBANK INDUSTRIAL PARK, 1200sq/ft. 22ft ceilings Shop on 1/4 acre, fully serviced & fenced, $1500/mo + triple net. Light or heavy industrial use & storage. (250-7697424

Duplex / 4 Plex 2BD& 4bd, 1.5bth, 4 appls, all window blinds, carport, NP. Avail immed. (250)860-8583 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. Vernon (Harwood) 3bdrm nice clean,1.5bath, f/s,d/w,w/d h-up fenced yard n/s n/p Nov 1 $900 250-766-1428, 550-5685 WINFIELD 2 bdrm nice 2 level suite. Lrg deck A/c, cable wi-fi & utils incl’d $900/mo, dd $450. Refs req. 250-766-3551

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.

Homes for Rent 2BD, 1bth on Gaggin Rd, Rutland. $1000+utils. NP, NS. Nov 1. Dwayne, 250-870-3477 2BD,Bright Main floor, Downtown, 4 appl, $1100+utils. NS, NP.Avail Nov.1, 250-769-3672 2BD Mobile on private property, newly reno’d, KLO area, working couple pref, max 2 people, NS, small pet neg. $995+utils. 250-762-6627 3bdrm, 5 acres, w 1 bdrm inlaw ste, near Vernon, pets ok, n/s, 250-542-7833 msg. 3Bdrm Rancher fr., st., dw., attach grg. Couple/small family $1300, Avail now, 861-5757

$800.00 mth, Olalla, 2 bdrm house, n/s screened in deck for smokers, w/d s/f/ n/p, woodstove or gas, lrg fenced yd, carport. 250-499-8079 lorraineatsea@yahoo.com 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 250.317.2707 or info@thepropertysource.ca

FULL House.-Rutland($1600) 2bdrm Bsmt suite ($850), Glenmore (250)-469-2322 FURNISHED. Half executive home. Toovey Heights. Nov. 1 6mo+ lease. Private laundry, driveway, car required, gas FP, 6appls, prefer prof single/ couple. Ref’s. NS, DD. $1250+ utils. Cat neg. 250-491-3090 GLENMORE Area newly reno’d Backing onto Kelowna Golf & Countyry Club Close to school bus All ammaenties This Home has 3 bdrms den 2 full baths + swimming pool $1800/mo Call 250-862-3880 NEWLY Renovated 4bdrm 2.5 baths House West Kelowna $1400/mo NS. NP. Call (250)863-3213 WOODLKE VIEW, dividable 2-kit, 5bd, 5ba, carprt, grg/wrk shp, in-grd pool, acreage, pet negot. $1800 + utils., 250-7664322, 250-862-6646

Office/Retail HWY 97 North, 1800sq’ of retail, 1500-3300sq’ of indust. & compound. Rutland area. 2000sq’ Retail. 250-765-3295 NEWLY reno’d office space, w/lake view. 700sq.ft. $800 + T.N. 250-718-9083 Westbank

Rooms for Rent #1 Accesible address. DT area, furn’d, cable, w/d, w.int, quiet, avail immed. 862-9223 #1 Avail, Furn’d. Quiet, DT area,Int,Cbl/Utils. WD. Wrking/ stdnt/senior $400+ 861-5757 FEMALE. NS, Nparties, $500 incl furn’d room, cbl, wl int, sml fridge. Oct 15. 250-718-2282 FURN’D. bdrm. all cbl/utils. incl’d., $475. Also small trailer $550. Call 250-317-2546

RV Pads ACRES R.V. PARK & TRAILER RENTALS Planning a trip south this winter, but don’t have a trailer? We have large and small, 100% equipped trailers. 5th. wheel or standard .“You tow or we tow” Also local rental in our R.V. Park. No province or U.S.state restrictions Ph. (250) 765-2580 Cell. (250) 870-3198 robertmschneider@shaw.ca Kelowna, B.C.

Shared Accommodation ROOMMATE wanted from $450 or 4rms, $1350. 250860-8106, 250-718-3968 ROOMMATE wanted to share 2bdrm condo. Call for details (778)-478-7278

Suites, Lower 1BD bsmnt suite, Blk Mnt. Sep ent, Nparties, NS, $725 utils incl. Nov 1. 250-491-2209 1bdrm bsmn’t suite, Winfield, F/S, sep/entry, $800/mo + half deposit. util/incl. 250-558-3302 days, 250-766-1950 evenings 1Bdrm + den. Clean, Quiet sep laundry,NS NP. Sep entry parking Avail Nov 1 $900/mo (778)478-7935,250-868-1533 1 bedroom basement suite for rent in Winfield. Large with lots of natural light. $675/month includes utilities and off street parking. No smoking/no pets. Available immediately. 250503-1613 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

AVAIL now, downtown, $750/m incl util Sep entr, bright, modern Kitchen, C/A shared laundry, storage NO SMOKERS!! Cat ok 778-477-4554 or lildaisymay@hotmail.com

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 LRG bchelor suite, furn/ unfurn, $675. Steps to bus. Call 250-765-2532, 250-826-2532

Suites, Upper EXECUTIVE Suite, 2bd duplex, close to hospital. NS, NP. $1250 +50% utils. Lndry & cbl incl. Bachelor suite, $750, utils, lndry & cbl incl. Avail Nov 1. Call 778-478-6991 NEW Bright, Large, 1bdrm Inlaw suite, 45+, main floor, self contained, 5 appl’s, 2 blocks to bus, NS, NP, $800, Call Lorraine, 250-764-2215 On the beach, near Eldorado. Clean,fully furn’d (bedding etc) 2bdrm, w/d, BBQ. wkly/mthly rates. Pls call 250-764-7110. www.coveofsand@shaw.ca PEACHLAND, 1Bd., Lkview, prv ent, furn’d., w/d, f/s, f/p pet OK, avail. immed, $800.mo. utils. incl., 250-767-6433

Townhouses 1BD Townhouse DT, brand new reno’s, fenced backyard, NS, NP. #8-353 Boyce Cres. $700 incl utils & cbl. Call Scott, 250-718-4658

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Antiques / Classics 1970 Chevy Van, 350, Prop, new int., good runner, very rare, $2100. 250-763-5462

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 les.don@shaw.ca NOTE: Seller not available Oct 29 - Nov 14/11.

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Cars - Sports & Imports 1998 Volkswagen Passat, 250K, 1.8L, turbo, auto, full load.$2950. 250-307-0002.

1976 Ford F250, xlt, camper special 3/4 ton, 6cyl, new tranny. $2500. 250-763-5462 1989 Polaris 250 4x6, new blade, rebuilt carb, front end, brakes. $2000. 250-763-5462 1998 Dodge SLT. Laramie 3/4 ton, fully loaded, break pkg incl, runs perfect. $4800. 250491-1227 D8165 2000 Caravan, small 6cyl, 7pass, fully loaded, 5dr, clean cond., $2495. 250-491-1227 D8165 2005 Ford Freestar Sport 4.2 L, clean, sum&wint tires / rims, 89kms, $8900, 250-558-1944 2006 Toyota Tundra, 87,000 miles, great shape. $19,900 Call 250-860-9903, 870-8206 2010 Ford Pick-up, 30,000km. $26,500. Phone Kim, 250-7657619 or Joe, 250-575-0301.

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ELECTORAL AREA â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Eâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; NOTICE OF ELECTION BY VOTING PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the electors of Electoral Area â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Eâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary that an Election by Voting is necessary to elect the position of Director to ďŹ ll ofďŹ ces of members of the Board for the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary and that the persons nominated as candidates for a term that will expire in the Fall of 2014 at the Election by Voting and for whom the votes will be received are listed below: DIRECTOR - One person to be elected Surname Given Names Residential Address Baird Bill 1570 Highway #3, Boundary Falls, B.C. Stevenson Christopher 634 Gold Street, Greenwood, B.C. General voting day will be opened on Saturday November 19, 2011 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. to qualiďŹ ed electors of Electoral Area â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Eâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary in which they reside or own property. The voting place will be located at: Bridesville Sr.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hall Westbridge Community Hall 5724 Bridesville Townsite Road 2935 Highway 33 Bridesville, B.C. Westbridge, B.C. Rock Creek Fall Fairgrounds Big White Community School (Main Pavilion) (Gymnasium) 3880 Kettle Valley Road South 400 Happy Valley Road Rock Creek, B.C. Big White Ski Resort, B.C. Beaverdell Community Hall 5841 Highway 33 Beaverdell, B.C. ADVANCED VOTING OPPORTUNITIES Advanced Voting Opportunities shall be open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday the 9th day of November 2011 and Wednesday the 16th day of November 2011 at: Rock Creek Fall Fairgrounds Beaverdell Community Hall (Main Pavilion) 5841 Highway 33 3880 Kettle Valley Road South Beaverdell, B.C. Rock Creek, B.C. You may register at the voting place as a resident elector provided you meet the following requirements: (a) you are 18 years or older on Voting Day (November 19, 2011); (b) you are a Canadian Citizen; (c) you have resided in British Columbia for 6 months; (d) you have resided in your electoral area for 30 days; and (e) you are not disqualiďŹ ed under the Local Government Act or any other Act from voting in the Election or be otherwise disqualiďŹ ed by law. You may register at the voting place as a non-resident property elector provided you meet the following requirements: (a) you are 18 years or older on Voting Day (November 19, 2011); (b) you are a Canadian Citizen; (c) you have resided in British Columbia for 6 months; (d) you have owned and held registered title to property within the boundaries of the local government in which the election is being held for 30 days or more; (e) you are not disqualiďŹ ed under the Local Government Act or any other Act from voting in the Election or be otherwise disqualiďŹ ed by law; (f) you do not qualify as a resident elector; (g) you provide proof of ownership of property (i.e. assessment notice, title); utility billings will not be accepted as proof of ownership; and (h) you have written consent from the other registered owners of the property. To register on Voting Day both resident electors AND non-resident property electors are required to show at least two documents that provide evidence of your identity and place of residence, at least one of which must contain your signature. Given under my hand at Trail, B.C. this 17th day of October, 2011. Theresa Lenardon Chief Election OfďŹ cer


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