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A small portable commercial storage structure that has been located at a TNI property on First Street since 2003 should either be removed, or the property owner, TNI, should be required to pay $24,000, district staff recommended to council this week. The small storage trailer has been in noncompliance with a Peachland bylaw since 2003, but each year since then council has approved a letter of permission allowing the trailer to remain. When TNI’s annual request for a renewal letter of permission came before council last month, council referred it back to staff to come up with a way to make the noncompliant trailer legal so they could once again issue the letter. In light of the kerfuffle that ensued earlier this year following events surrounding TNI’s proposal to build a threestorey multi-use building on Beach Avenue, the recommendation that TNI now be required to pay $24,000 or else remove the trailer from the property next year could be Continued on page 3

LEST WE FORGET at the ceremony on Remembrance Day at the Peachland Community Centre. At left (in maroon beret) Henry Leaman, Peacekeeper. Centre (green jacket) George Barr, World War Two and Korean War Veteran.

Peachland council renews support for Tabletop Mountain project Joanne Layh Editor, Peachland View Last Tuesday Peachland council gave first and second reading to a zoning amendment that would allow some minor changes to the proposed Tabletop Mountain Re-

sort project formerly known as Trepanier Manor. On Monday the developers held a public information meeting that was attended by over 75 people. At the meeting the developers provided new drawings and a brief question and answer

handout outlining the proposed changes. The site of the development was previously approved by council for a hotel and 20 cottages, however the developers are now proposing to make some minor changes to the zoning before

they move the project forward. Those changes include: • The addition of a vineyard to replace trees burned in the Trepanier fire and conversion of the originally approved caretaker/service building to a Continued on page 2

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Peachland council renews support for Tabletop Mountain project Continued from page 1

vineyard service building; • An increase in hotel density from 38 to 58 suites and an area increase from 51,300 square feet to 54,000 square feet; • An increase in the maximum area permitted for each cottage to 3,400 square feet; • A 1.5-metre increase in hotel height on approximately one-third of the previously approved roof; and • An increase in hotel parking from 63 to 109 spaces. A public hearing will be scheduled after the following information is received: • Updated Engineering reports including analysis of the water reservoir requirements, fire flows and updates pertaining to the other engineering servic-

A REVISED RENDERING of the proposed Tabletop Mountain Resort hotel. ing requirements; and • Updated supplemental technical reports pertaining to urban wildfire, environment, and geotechnical and traffic impact. Peachland council voted 7-0 in support of giving first and second reading, indicating the project could likely receive third

reading and adoption. “Peachland is enthusiastic about having a hotel and I think this project is a vision that has been quite a few years in the making and obviously had a lot of problems but it’s good that they’re moving forward. I’m sure other members of council will support it and I certainly

do,” Councillor Hall said at Tuesday’s committee of the whole meeting. “We all want to try to see this happen.” Councillor Schierbeck questioned why additional engineering and technical reports are necessary. “Is it really necessary to update these? From what I’ve seen the difference

Regular council meeting highlights - November 13 Temporary use permit for portable commercial storage structure Council approved a temporary portable commercial storage structure located at 3322 First Street, as requested by the TNI Network, for use until December 31, 2013. Planning Excellence Award for New Monaco development Council was presented with the Canadian Institute of Planners Award for Planning Excellence in the Rural/Small Town category for the New Monaco

development. The project aims to be a world pioneer in creating sustainable living to fit the “live, work and learn” model of community development. The Canadian Institute of Planners annual Awards for Planning Excellence “honours planning projects judged on their excellence, innovation, impact on the profession, implementation potential, and overall presentation”. Customer service feedback kiosks Mayor Fielding announced the District of

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is miniscule…I’m really curious as to why these additional expenses have to be done.” Director of planning and development services Dave Smith said it could be true that on many of these issues there is not a change, but on at least two of the issues there needs to be further analysis.

“That issue of the water supply, fire flows reservoir – possibly not, but it could be a deal-breaker in terms of how those reservoirs have to be constructed and what timing they are and until we have engineering on that we don’t know,” Smith said. “The other factor here is we recently had a fire up in that particular area… in my opinion we need to scan that out and see that those impacts weren’t a problem. They may not be a problem.” In a recent interview with The View one of the project’s developers, Scott Wilshaw, said the hotel will take a minimum of 16 months and a maximum of two years to build and if all goes well construction will begin in late spring 2013 at the latest.

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Contentious recommendation rejected by council Continued from page 1

viewed by some as somewhat contentious. District staff’s rationale behind suggesting TNI pay $24,000 is that it would restore the off-street parking requirements under Bylaw No. 1375 if TNI were to pay cash in lieu for four parking spaces at a rate of $6,000 per parking space. “The original intent of granting the letter was for allowing temporary office structure to assist TNI on a short-term base,” director of planning and development services Dave Smith explained to the committee of the whole on Tuesday. “It is now storage space and is no longer used for office structure. The building as such is in non-compliance with the zoning. At the last council meeting when this was discussed it was asked that staff find a way to rectify the situation and make it legal and come up with a reasonable solution to make this come into compliance. We feel we’ve done that in the sense of being reasonable.” However, judging by the response from Peachland council to the recommendation, “reasonable” is not likely how they would describe it.

THE TNI STORAGE trailer is OK to stay, council decides. Hall said. “We’ve issued a letter of permission for many years and I think when we debated the redevelopment issue I was quite proud that the mayor was very keen to move on and deal with our relationship with TNI in a positive way…I think the message we need to send is it’s business as usual.” Councillor Hall also went on to say the build-

“Why are we making it so tough to do business in Peachland?”

Councillor Peter Schierbeck

“TNI is good for Peachland therefore I believe we should be issuing the letter [of permission] without any new conditions…I think any attempt to put new conditions at this point is indicating we have a problem with this business,” Councillor

ing is temporary and will eventually be unnecessary if TNI go ahead with the plan to build a new structure on Beach Avenue in the future. “I generally agree with my colleague,” Councillor Condon said. “I thought the message we had sent

to staff was pretty clear but apparently not. What we had said to them in my view was ‘we condone this use. Bring us back what you need to bring back to make this work.’ In my mind it was never contemplated that there would be a perpetual charge for parking. It was my expectation that the letter that had authorized this process in the past would be reissued simply with the recognition that it wasn’t office space anymore it was a storage facility but that no other conditions would change. I think we’re making a bit of a mountain out of a molehill in the direction that we’re taking here.” Councillor Schierbeck also agreed with his council colleagues and went as far as to say the recommendation was “out in left field”.

“Why are we making it so tough to do business in Peachland?” he asked. “I think that we shouldn’t rock the boat. TNI is pro-

posing to still go ahead with their development project and consequently there would be lots of parking available.”

Peachland council voted unanimously to renew the letter of permission without imposing any new conditions.

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ast Monday I attended the public information meeting for the proposed Tabletop Mountain Resort project. As I was looking at the drawings, I suggested, half in jest, it was missing just one thing – a pub. Of course, the scale of the project is too small (just one hotel and 20 cottages) to make that a realistic consideration, but when it comes to larger scale developments, I think before we get into community amenities and so-called voluntary contributions, we should first consider making a local pub a mandatory requirement. Instead, many of the drinking establishments in our nation are big bars isolated far away in some desolate commercial or industrial neighbourhood, where the noise and vulgarities are less likely to offend the neighbours….because there aren’t any. In my view, it’s just one of the many things that are completely arse-backwards about traditional North American city planning. If I had any kind of say in how things run in this country, the first thing I would do is make a pub mandatory in every neighbourhood. It sounds a bit outrageous and silly, but consider this: according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) on average, impaired driving claims between 1,250 and 1,500 lives and causes more than 63,000 injuries in Canada each year. Totally unnecessary tragedies. I don’t have much sympathy for drunk drivers, but I do have to wonder if we gave people better options to drink socially and get home safely how many lives could be saved because of it. The sad fact is, most of us don’t have the opportunity to meet friends for drinks and stumble home on our own steam because the nearest drinking establishment is just too far away. Luckily, some local businesses are addressing some of those concerns by offering a shuttle service to help get people home safe, which is great. But it’s not just about the drink. There are far too few drinking establishments that are what you might call a pub in the traditional sense. Convening at the local pub is a great way to meet your neighbours and build a sense of community. In an age when most people no longer regularly go to church, where else do people of all different ages get to mix and mingle? No wonder why some older people are so frightened of youth and younger people can seem disrespectful – there aren’t many opportunities for people of different ages to get to know each other socially and that has lead to a serious disconnect. In my hometown, when I sat down in the local pub around the corner, it was usually with a table of friends that included people from 19 to fifty-something. This country could use more places like that.


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Tories mishandling fish, report states The Cohen Commission Report was recently tabled in the House of Commons. This report paints an incredibly dismal picture of the Conservative government’s handling not only of British Columbia’s iconic sockeye salmon, but all of Canada’s fisheries. On top of Justice Cohen’s 75 recommendations to improve the chances for sockeye survival, he also dedicates much of his report lamenting the recent decision by the Conservatives to gut the protection of fish habitat from the Fisheries Act in their spring omnibus budget bill. The Fisheries Act changes are made all the more serious considering how much of the Cohen Report is dedicated to the importance of improving rather than eliminating the protection of fish habitat in order to ensure the future survival of the sockeye. Justice Cohen states, “If current trends persist, there will be a significant decline in the productive capacity of Fraser River sockeye habitat.” If the Conservative government does not immediately change course, current trends will not only persist, they will accelerate. This government has not just eliminated federal protection of fish habitat, they have fired one third of British Columbia’s habitat protection staff, and many more across the country. According to Justice Cohen, some of the most harmful environmental effects on the sockeye are contaminants and algal blooms. Much of the research in these areas was done by DFO’s Contaminants Program and at the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) in northwestern Ontario, yet these programs have been axed by the Harper Conservatives. Eliminating the

Contaminants program involved firing 75 DFO scientists, many of whom were based at the Institute of Ocean Sciences in Victoria. The ELA is Canada’s flagship environmental research centre that was run on an annual budget roughly equal to that of one Conservative cabinet Minister’s office. These measures are clearly not about saving taxpayers’ dollars; they are based purely on an extreme anti-science ideology. I recently moved a motion in the House of Commons Committee on Fisheries and Oceans to study the Cohen Report and bring Justice Cohen forward as a witness. Unfortunately, the Conservatives moved the meeting in secret and my motion is no longer on the agenda. This kind of thing is becoming far too common in Ottawa. There are many serious factors that need to be addressed to ensure a positive future for all of Canada’s fisheries, including the iconic sockeye. Action must be taken and strong decisions must be made. The Conservatives can start by reversing their changes to the Fisheries Act and their devastating cuts to DFO such as the Contaminants program and the ELA. They must commit to begin implementing the recommendations found in Justice Cohen’s report. If these changes do not take place, the blindly ideological path this government has taken since they achieved majority status will prove disastrous for the sockeye, for fish habitat, for our environment, and for all of Canada’s fisheries. Lawrence MacAulay, MP for Cardigan, PEI and Fisheries and Oceans critic for the Liberal Party of Canada

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The importance of commemoration Since becoming elected as a Member of Parliament I have come to better understand some of the great diversity of our amazing country that we are proud to call home. Diversity in geography, culture, industry, opinion, faith, and ethnicity are just some of the unique attributes that we collectively embrace as Canadians. Yet for all that is unique that may set us apart, we are unified in the love of our country. From this common love comes a desire to protect those who would be harmed by the actions of aggressors who seek to oppress freedom or carry out threats of violence against the vulnerable. It is for these reasons that we must never forget the immense sacrifice of the many brave Canadians who so willingly left loved ones behind and fought to defeat tyranny and op-

dedication is never forgotten. We must pass the torch of remembrance on to future generations so they, too, can understand and appreciate the importance

Dan Albas, MP of commemoration. Fortunately I have received multiple reports from area veterans who were invited to attend or participate in local school Remembrance Day assemblies. These solemn gatherings demonstrate to our veterans that the next generation wishes to continue to honour these sacrifices. Our young people will take

These solemn gatherings demonstrate to our veterans that the next generation wishes to continue to honour these sacrifices. Our young people will take the torch and hold it high. pression. We must also be mindful of the immense price that has been paid by the sacrifices of these brave Canadians. As I had an opportunity to share in the House of Commons recently in the Dieppe raid alone, of the nearly 5,000 Canadians who participated, only 2,210 returned to England, many of them wounded. Tragically, 916 young Canadians perished in this battle. In fact there were more than one million Canadians who served during the Second World War. Their efforts helped ensure victory was achieved. During the Second World War, approximately 55,000 Canadians were wounded and more than 45,000 gave their lives in the fight for freedom. This was a remarkable sacrifice for a young nation with a population of only 11 million people. It is our duty to preserve the legacy these courageous men and women granted us and ensure their selfless

the torch and hold it high. As the House of Commons will be adjourned this week, I will be back in Okanagan Coquihalla with visits planned to Merritt and area, West Kelowna, Peachland, Penticton, Summerland and Okanagan Falls. If there is a question, concern or a suggestion you have I would very much appreciate hearing from you. Recently Sum-

merland resident Don Gemmell shared with me a concern along with a constructive suggestion pertaining to excess charges on prepaid credit cards. In turn I was able to pass this suggestion and concern directly to our finance minister who was also interested in taking action on the issue. Recently I received word from the finance minister that new regulations have been announced that increase disclosure requirements and also eliminate some unfair existing charges and fees. From speaking to Mr. Gemmell, he not only welcomed these changes to protect consumers, but shared with me that this was a good example of how our federal system of democratic representation is supposed to work - a concern raised by a constituent to a member and from there, representations made to a minister of parliament. Much like Mr. Gemmell, I also have another citizen in Penticton who has gone above and beyond to provide some helpful information in another matter that we are currently working on. I have found that many residents of Okanagan-Coquihalla have interesting ideas and constructive comments to pass on. This week I can be reached at 1-800-665-8711. I welcome your input. Dan Albas is the Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla and can be reached at

PAINTING RESTORED TO SCHOOLHOUSE Over the last couple of months, visitors to Peachland’s Little Schoolhouse may have wondered what happened to the painting that is usually displayed outside. The original oil painting, by local artist Emmy Put, had suffered some heat and water damage. Emmy and her husband Bert were able to get a laminated copy for the outside. Emmy was also able to repair the original, which now hangs inside the building. Eric Hall photo







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LOCAL ACTIVITIES & EVENTS | SUNDAYS Jerry Dober Breakfast, 8am, Peachland Wellness Centre Peachland Baptist Sunday School, 9:45am, 4204 Lake Ave. Peachland United Service, 10am, United Church St. Margaret’s Anglican Church Worship, 10am, St. Margaret’s Anglican Church Emmanuel Church Workship Service, 10am, Peachland Elementary School Peachland Baptist Service, 10:30 fellowship, 11am, 4204 Lake Ave. Meat Draw, 2pm, Royal Canadian Legion Branch #69




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Friendship Tuesday, blood pressure readings and massage 1pm, The Cemetary Club movie 1:30pm, 50+ Activity Centre BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS High School Teens, 6:30-8pm, community centre Tai Chi (Wellness Centre), 6pm, United Church Hall Bridge, 6:30pm, 50+ Activity Centre

Yoga, 1:30pm, 50+ Activity Centre Sunshine Singers, 1:30pm, Peachland Wellness Centre Teen Volunteers, 4-5:30pm, Peachland Wellness Centre Central Okanagan Model Railway Company Group, 7pm, Peachland Museum BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS, Tweens 5-6:30pm, middle teens 6:30-8pm, 4th St. Anglican Church

THURSDAYS Tai Chi (Wellness Centre), 9:30am beginners, 10am continued level, United Church Hall Bereavement, 10am, Peachland Wellness Centre Ladies Cribbage, 10:30am, Peachland Wellness Centre Iron and Silk Exercise, 11am, 50+ Activity Centre Peachland Rotary Club Meeting, 12pm, Gasthaus Pub AA, 12pm, 50+ Activity Centre Meat Draw, 4pm, Royal Canadian Legion Branch #69



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NOVEMBER 18 NOVEMBER 19 NOVEMBER 20 NOVEMBER 21 NOVEMBER 22 NOVEMBER 23 NOVEMBER 17 Let Loose @ The Peachland Royal Canadian Legion Friday, November 23rd, 6:30 to 10:30 Dinner & Entertainment Entertainment by Diamond Road Duo (Dagmar & Garry) Tickets $10.00 (can be purchased at the Legion (includes chicken lasagna dinner @6:30) – Entertainment @7:30 p.m. (Entertainment Only - by donation to Legion)

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MEMBERS OF THE PEACHLAND TREKKERS walking club enjoy their walk on Sunday at Smith Creek Road in West Kelowna.

Highlights of the regional board meeting November 8 No water feasibility study for Paradise and Trepanier areas The regional board has received a report from staff on a proposed feasibility study for a water system to serve properties in the Paradise and Trepanier areas of the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area. Almost two-thirds of property owners in the areas that responded to an online questionnaire did not support the idea of establishing a community domestic water system that would provide fire flows. Based on the lack of support from the community, the board agreed not to consider a feasibility study for at least three years. Starling control program The regional board will ask local government partners and the North and South Okanagan regional districts if they wish to continue funding a program to control starlings across the Okanagan. If they agree that they will fund the program from 2013 through 2015, a new service establishment bylaw will be considered providing $25,000 each year from the Central Okanagan. The City of Kelowna, District of Lake Country, District of Peachland and

the two electoral areas have participated over the past three years in funding the program, spearheaded by the BC Grapegrowers Association. The valley-wide program is designed to control the number of starlings that cause damage to agricultural crops across the Okanagan Valley. The District of West Kelowna has provided its own grantin-aid to support the program. Short-term borrowing The regional board has approved a shortterm (under five years) borrowing bylaw to finance the stage three upgrade expansion of the Westside Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant. Up to $3 million will be borrowed through the Municipal Finance Authority, with the principal portion of the debt to be repaid at least each year and interest payable monthly. The debt repayment is budgeted in the current RDCO five year financial plan. Westbank First Nation handi-dart The regional board supports a request from the Westbank First Nation to establish its own handi-dart service operating agreement with BC Transit. The board has agreed to repeal

RDCO Handi-Dart Transit Local Service Area Establishment Bylaw No. 419 that saw the regional district provide the service on WFN reserves. The board has now given three readings to an Amendment Bylaw No. 1313 to reflect the service change. Once approved by the province, the amendment bylaw will be considered by the regional board for adoption. National child day The regional board will send a letter to the Community Action Toward Children’s Health (CATCH) recognizing November 20 as National Child Day. CATCH is a coalition of individuals, agencies, businesses and government representatives that advocate for and raise awareness of the importance of providing the best opportunities for children during their early years. Regional board meetings Regional board meetings are held at the regional district office located at 1450 KLO Road in Kelowna in the Woodhaven Board Room. Residents are welcome to attend. • Monday, November 26 - 7 p.m.; and • Monday, December 10 - inaugural meeting 7 p.m.

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Rec Report: Is that Christmas in the air? Cheryl Wiebe District of Peachland Snow falling this weekend is a sudden reminder that we are only six weeks away from Christmas! Public Works staff are busy putting up Christmas lights as well as getting Peachland cleaned up from fall and ready for the festive season! Are you wondering where to start with your Christmas shopping list? Let local artisans help you choose something unique and special at the 19th annual Christmas Craft Fair that will be held on November 24 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Peachland Community Centre. Over 55 crafters will display wares such as baked goods, knitting and fabric art, woodwork,

soaps, jewellery, puzzles, crafts, skincare and more. General admission is $1 at the door. This years’ fair is completely sold out with some amazing opportunities for you to get a jump on the holiday season. For the kids, we are now taking table reservations for Breakfast with Santa. This favoured Peachland tradition sells out each

year so be sure to book your table early. Breakfast with Santa features a pancake breakfast, entertainment and of course a special visit with Santa. Breakfast with Santa will take place on Saturday, December 1 at the Peachland Community Centre. For more information on these and other seasonal happenings, call 250-767-2133.

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Richard Smith Special to the Peachland View It was many years ago while I was a teacher at George Pringle Secondary School that I became fascinated with the history of Pringle. I began doing the Remembrance Day ceremonies, meeting his family and friends and discovered where his remains were buried with his entire crew, in a row of military headstones, at St. Mary’s Church. The pilot, Andrews, is buried in the family cemetery a few miles away. Pringle’s home air base was located nearby in the New Forest where 12 airfields operated during the war, as is the pub, he and his crew frequented, the 16th century Three Tuns (Three Barrels), which is coincidently across the street from the church where the cemetery is located. Having lunch after the Remembrance service it was not hard for me to imagine all those airmen walking and on bicycles gathering there between flights to enjoy themselves. In a nearby area the Canadian Third Division assembled prior to disembarking on D-Day. There is a large cross memorial

to those Canadians as well. Many never made it home. Years ago I contacted the vicar of St. Mary’s and was sent an album of current photos of the area and the grave. It was very touching to finally be here and have the minister conducting the Remembrance service mention the two special guests from Peachland, Doug Armitage and myself. We were present to honour all airmen lost in World War Two. Three of the four on our cenotaph are RCAF airmen, a pilot, a navigator and a bombadier. Immediately after World War Two George’s girlfriend travelled to England to lay a wreath at his grave, which was no small feat in those days. His grave was marked only by a wooden cross at that time. A procession of dignitaries and groups were led down the main road to a nearby cenotaph for the 11 a.m. service by four uniformed bobbies. Of course similar ceremonies were taking place in thousands of small villages across Britain at the same time. A large crowd was on hand for the event.


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Wellness Centre speaker series presents eBooks and eReaders Tara Thompson Special to the Peachland View The next Wellness Centre speaker series is coming up soon! On Tuesday, November 20, I will be presenting on behalf of the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL) on eBooks and eReaders. eBooks are books that are read digitally on either eReaders, tablets, smartphones, or computers. Through the ORL, eBooks can be downloaded almost anywhere and read on a variety

of compatible devices. These books are loaned, just like traditional books, only at the end of the loan period they are automatically returned, so no overdues! As of November 10, the ORL has over 5,200 eBooks and an additional 660 Disney online books. This collection will grow every year as more books are added with every budget. Generally, there are still a limited number of books, just like on library shelves, due to copyright and limited

budgets so some wait lists exist. However, some of the collection is always available, such as fiction classics and Lonely Planet travel guides. All the compatible devices have different features, so a small collection will be at the presentation for audience members to view. The biggest difference between devices will be the difference between eReaders and tablets. eReaders are devices that are primarily used for reading books and offer very few addi-

tional features. eReaders are smaller, tend to weigh less and often use e-ink screens which are easier for the eyes, especially in bright light. Tablets enable reading magazines, checking email, browsing the web, viewing photos, and playing games. Tablets tend to be heavier and don’t require an additional light source in the dark. Some other features to consider include: screen size, Wi-Fi capabilities, and operating software. A brief compare and contrast will occur

and a discussion of the different sources for reviews of the devices will be included. In addition to providing an introduction to the library collection of eBooks and eReaders, I will be covering the basic set-up that is required to download and read ORL eBooks. This process includes downloading, installing, and registering some software, so it can be a little overwhelming. At the end a handout will be provided with some resources that could be

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Having a valid will is the only way to ensure that your assets devolve in the manner you want upon your death. If you die without a valid will (or “intestate”), legislation determines how your estate will be distributed – and it may not be exactly what you had envisioned. According to British Columbia law, your spouse will inherit the majority of your property. However, if you have children, your estate will be divided amongst your spouse and children, after your spouse receives their “preferential share”. For example: the estate of Bob, who is married with two children, would devolve as follows: The first $65,000 of the estate would go to his wife (her preferential share). The remainder of the estate would be split in equal shares between his wife and two children. Even if Bob is separated, his estranged spouse may be entitled to a share in his estate. Even if that sounds just fine with you, there are

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many other interesting scenarios that could befall your family if you die intestate. If your spouse is not on title to your home, for example, your spouse only receives what is called a “life interest” in that home. She does not automatically inherit a fee simple interest. A will allows you to appoint a guardian for your minor children. Without a will, the court is left to decide. A will also allows you to decide who will hold any minor children’s shares in your estate. Without a will, the public guardian and trustee steps in and becomes the trustee of that child’s share until they reach the age of majority. Lastly, when you make a will, you can name an executor to take on the arduous task of administering your estate. Without a will, anyone can apply to take on this task. They will be responsible for making funeral arrangements, filing terminal tax returns and locating family members who are legally entitled to the estate. The only true way to

have a “voice” after death is to make a will. Odina Skovgaard is a notary public practicing in Peachland, and the

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Rotary’s donations to Peachland total $300,000 John Abernathy Special to the Peachland View At their annual charter night dinner on October 20 Peachland Rotarians celebrated the 15th anniversary of the club’s founding. The club has raised and contributed a total of approximately $300,000 for community support and artifacts, youth and charitable causes, the pavilion, the clock, the mural and downtown Wi-Fi. An additional $25,000 to $30,000 has gone to various Rotary International projects including polio eradication. As well club members have personally donated nearly $100,000 to Rotary International. Rotary Christmas hampers are funded by the sale of raffle of tickets for a gourmet five-course dinner for six. We bring it all to your home, including varieties of wine. Harry Gough, owner-manager of the IGA, lets us sell our tickets in his lobby. Tickets are $5 and the draw will take place on December 13. Winners are grinners. Good luck.

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Carbon monoxide prevention Catherine Mamo Special to the Peachland View The Peachland Players are hard at work rehearsing another fun family show. A musical version of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, this production features a local cast of all ages with the youngest just four years old. Everyone is familiar with the fairy tale Snow White, but this musical

offers a livelier, more playful version of the story. The larger than life characters feature a wicked queen, her equally wicked sister Witch Wicked, pure and innocent Snow White, a prince, some ladies in waiting, a wisecracking mirror, bumbling Sir Pompous, and of course the seven quirky miners. Will the queen’s evil plans be thwarted? Will Snow White live hap-

pily ever after? You’ll have to come and find out for yourself. The production runs from November 28 to December 2 with show times at 7 p.m. and weekend matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at Peachland Pharmacy, the Washtub in West Kelowna, or at the door. Check out the Peachland Players’ new website at

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The Peachland Ambassadors have frozen unbaked apple pies for sale at $7.00 each. Please call Linda at 778-479-2843 or Wendy at 250-767-6560 to place your order. They may be picked up at the Christmas Craft Fair on November 24. N-2

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NOTICES Peachland United Church Christmas Sale & Tea November 24, 2012 10 am - 3 pm (Includes jewellery, artwork, handknitting, and bake sale)

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Fundraiser for the Friends of Parrot Sanctuary Society taking orders for unbaked Okanagan Fruit Pies. Please phone 250 767 9607. N-1

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Meets Monday at 7 p.m. (closed meeting) and Friday at 8 p.m. (open meeting). Call 250-763-5555 for more info.

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House Sitting House sitter available for Winter of 2012/2013. Working, middle aged, non smoker, non drinker. References available. Call 250869-2421 and ask for Mike S-4 Cabins to Castles Housekeeping, cleaning, offices or yard work. move ins & move outs, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly appointments. Experienced & reliable. Call Michelle 250-8266285 S-6 Renosense Home Repair Ltd. Renovations including dry walling, textured ceilings, etc., decks, tiling, etc. No job too small. Call Eric at 250-767-2593 S-2

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Evelyn Bertha Trembath (nee Yousie) February 20, 1926 – November 7, 2012 It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Evelyn Bertha (Yousie) Trembath. Evelyn was born at the home farm in Zelma, Saskatchewan, February 20, 1926, one of the 7 children of Amos and Evelina Yousie. Evelyn is predeceased by all her siblings, Merle (Roy) Isherwood, Lawrence (Ruth), Clayton (Bernie), Howard (Kay), Wes (Emma), Floyd (Lillian) and her husband Robert Trembath. Evelyn is survived by two sisters-in-law, Bernie (Clayton) of Saskatoon and Emma (Wes) from Colonsay, Saskatchewan. Also, many nieces and nephews, and their extended families too numerous to list. She will be remembered with much love by Evelyn (Scott), Robyn (Larry) Merchison, Trace (Laurie), and Scott (Debbie). Also four grandchildren and two great-grandsons. Expressions of sympathy may be made in memory of Evelyn by way of a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Project Limelight Society or to a charity of your choice. A celebration of Evelyn’s life will be held November 17, 1:00 p.m. at Hanson’s Funeral Chapel, 2541 Churchill Road, West Kelowna, B.C. 250-768-3702



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Food for the Soul: How much land does a man need? Derek Koch Special to the Peachland View I came across a story the other day that I found quite interesting. It was a summary of a portion of Leo Tolstoy’s story How Much Land Does a Man Need? It goes like this. A peasant farmer who wasn’t content with his lot in life received an unusual offer one day. After paying 1,000 rubles, he could buy all the land that he could walk around in a day. The only condition was he had to be back at his exact starting point by sundown. He started early in the morning and was tired by midday but he continued on, walking over new land with every step. In the afternoon he became aware that he had travelled quite far from his starting point, maybe even too far. As the sun began to sink in the sky, he ran desperately, heart pounding through his chest and breathing becoming almost impossible. He staggered across the starting line and col-

lapsed on the ground. And then with blood streaming from his mouth, he died. He was buried by his servants. Greed had entered and the peasant farmer had been overcome. The battle between our needs and wants rages everyday. Our human nature naturally defaults to discontent, a desire to keep up with the Joneses, and greed. This is nothing new. Historically, in the first national law the Israelites received from God, the tenth of ten foundational laws (more commonly known as the Ten Commandments) states you must not covet your neighbour’s house. You must not covet your neighbor’s wife, male or female servant, ox or donkey, or anything else that belongs to your neighbour. Jesus Himself had to deal with the same attitude in those with whom he interacted. In the context of wills, someone from a crowd yelled out and said to

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road. He responded, “Friend, who made me a judge over you to decide such things as that?” and “Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own.” He then went on to tell a parable (a fictional story with a lesson) about a wealthy farmer consumed by expansion who dreamed about the future when he would spend the last years of his life resting easily in his wealth. Unfortunately, he died that night. From a holistic analysis of wealth in the Bible, it is clear that wealth itself is not the issue. It is the fact that money and possessions can consume us and can become a root of all kinds of evil. Two of the clearest statements in the Bible on how to deal with money and possessions tell us that we should not store up treasures up for ourselves on earth where possessions can be destroyed or


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damaged but we should instead focus on eternal treasures. And we need to remember God gives us wealth in order to give it away. As we do, He continues to bless. How greedy are you? Each one of us needs to honestly evaluate our own relationship to material possessions and money. How do you respond to people who purchase something new? Are you sincerely happy for them, living in your own state of contentment or do you feel jealousy rising up inside of you as you respond with a plastic smile of congratulations? The battle against greed is a battle we all face every day. I pray that we win against it. I’ve seen families ripped apart because of an inability to win the battle. On the other hand, I’ve seen the beauty of generosity and sacrifice and how families have been brought together in an environment of sharing. Choose your legacy today. Will it be one of greed or generosity?

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Peachland Campus Pastor cell’s: 250-870-3087 Of Office: fice: 5848B Beach Avenue Avenue 2600 Hebert Road, West Kelowna 250.768.7638

250-767-2206 “Let Us Worship Together”

Christmas Sale & Tea November 24, 2012 10 am - 3 pm (Includes jewellery, artwork, handknitting, and bake sale) Office Hours - Tue, Wed, Thur 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Hall rental contact Doreen 250-767-2132 Sunday Morning Service 10 a.m. Rev. Elaine Diggle

A Friendly Welcome Awaits You At...

Peachland Baptist Church Sunday school for all ages at 9:45 am Fellowship time with coffee and cookies at 10:30 a.m. Church service at 11:00 am (Children’s church during service) Pastor John Rankin Join us for: Good Music Bible Messages - Great Fellowship 4204 Lake Avenue



NOVEMBER 16, 2012



50+ Activity Centre



5672 Beach Avenue, Peachland 250-767-9133 Call for Info Office open Tues. & Thurs., 9:30-11:30

This is the time to get started on long-overdue work, Aries. Things will go smoothly if you focus all of your attention on the tasks at hand and avoid distractions.



Every Thursday, All Year - 6:45 p.m.

TAURUS - Apr 21/May 21

Taurus, do not worry about being productive all of the time. You need to recharge to be in top form when you are called into action. Tuesday could be busy.

Jackpot Grows Weekly Lotto License #103899 - 19 years or older




YOGA Advanced Beginners 7:30 - 8:30 am TOPS Weight Loss Program - 9:30 am; Variety Singers 9 am Tai Chi - Noon; Needle Arts - 1 pm; Wood Carvers 7 pm

Friendship Tuesdays 2nd and 4th 1 pm Carpet Bowling 10 am AA at Noon Noon Bridge (experienced) 6:30 pm

Aerobics 9:30 am Chess 1:15 pm Yoga, Basic Beginners 1:30 pm




Iron & Silk Exercise 11 am AA at Noon Noon Bingo - 6:45 pm

Art Classes 1 pm Beginners Yoga - 10:30 am

Carpet Bowling 10 am Great Place... Great People...

No Mon, Wed, or Fri yoga classes Nov 12 to 23. Resume on Nov 26th

Potluck Supper Meeting Friday November 23

Dinner at 6 pm • “Papa Thom” 7 pm

Christmas Dinner Dec. 14 - tickets on sale now “New Members Welcome - $15 Per Year”


CLUES ACROSS 1. Massages 5. Automaton 10. The side that goes last 14. Lowest female voice 15. Roar of acclaim 16. Tennis’ Kournikova 17. Canute (alt. sp.) 18. Blind gut 19. Insures bank’s depositors 20. Cathode (abbr.) 21. Appendage 22. Of I 23. The reciprocal of cosine 27. Rubs away 30. Bravo! 31. Crash into 32. Radioactivity units 35. Dynasty’s “J.R.” 38. Components specified individually 42. Facial skin disease 43. The Peach State 44. Exist 45. Precipitation 46. Mazzard 47. Earthy pigment color 49. Hail (nautical) 50. Back 52. Deviating from the familiar 54. Inveighed 56. Within reach 59. Blood group 60. Howl 63. Farm state 64. Aba ____ Honeymoon

67. Seizure 69. College army 71. Graphic symbol 72. Intense trepidation 73. Of an ode 74. Capital of Shaanxi Province 75. Acid + alcohol - water 76. Flat tableland CLUES DOWN 1. Display stands 2. Forearm bones

GEMINI - May 22/Jun 21

Gemini, expect some additional energy that enables you to sail through tasks at work in record speed. The sky is the limit when you have so much energy.

CANCER - Jun 22/Jul 22 Here’s How It Works - Sudoku puzzles are formatted as a 9x9 grid, broken down into nine 3x3 boxes. To solve a sudoku, the numbers 1 through 9 must fill each row, column and box. Each number can appear only once in each row, column and box. You can figure out the order in which the numbers will appear by using the numeric clues already provided in the boxes. The more numbers you name, the easier it gets to solve the puzzle!

3. British thermal unit 4. Drunkard 5. Corpuscle count (abbr.) 6. Pitcher Hershiser 7. Rod-shaped bacterium 8. Egg 9. Dancing With the Stars host 10. British Air Force 11. Opposite of beginning 12. Zanzibar Copal 13. Running contests 24. Arms factory 25. Sodium 26. Current Margulies show 28. Ancient Egyptian sun god 29. Former Hess Corp. name 32. Scrap of cloth 33. Highest card 34. Double helix nucleic acid

36. WW2 female corps 37. One point E of due N 39. Express pleasure 40. Data executive 41. Honey (abbr.) 48. One’s usual environment 51. Edison’s company 53. Delaware 54. Base of a system of numbers 55. Ancient computing devices 57. African adder genus 58. Podocarpus coriaceus 61. Plural of 33 down 62. An enticement 65. Tropical constrictor 66. “Birdie” star ___-Margaret 68. Sirius Satellite Radio (abbr.) 69. Memory hardware 70. Lyric poem

Cancer, there are certain tasks that you may find you cannot complete on your own. That is when you should delegate or ask someone with more experience to help you.

LEO - Jul 23/Aug 23

Leo, it’s smart if you hold your tongue for a few days until a situation at home has a chance to blow over. Otherwise you can run the risk of escalating things unnecessarily.

VIRGO - Aug 24/Sept 22

Virgo, if there’s something that you have wanted to try, such as a hobby or sport, now is the time to do so. You have the confidence needed to try different things.

LIBRA - Sept 23/Oct 23

What you need most of all this week is to escape the confines of the four walls and simply spend plenty of time outdoors, Libra. Your mind will be cleansed.

SCORPIO - Oct 24/Nov 22

Scorpio, adventure brings excitement and you are ready for some creative flow of energy and a change of pace. Keep your eyes peeled for all of the opportunities coming your way.

SAGITTARIUS - Nov 23/Dec 21

Sagittarius, this week you will take steps toward getting more organized at work and at home. Clean out drawers and closets and remove any clutter that has accumulated.

CAPRICORN - Dec 22/Jan 20

You may face a decision that gives you pause from an ethical or humanitarian standpoint, Capricorn. Give it some thought before deciding what to do.

AQUARIUS - Jan 21/Feb 18

Aquarius, this week you may want to make a second attempt at something that didn’t quite work out the first time. You may be surprised by the results this time around.

PISCES - Feb 19/Mar 20

Pisces, your innovative approach could certainly work in your favor this week. Don’t be afraid to apply this approach to your finances.




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More Great Homes:


3738 Lornell Court, Peachland - Built in 2008, this fantastic 4 bed/3 bath lakeview home is filled with high end touches throughout incl. granite, s/s appliances, hardwood, modern lighting, spa-like bathrooms and a sleek gas fireplace. Open concept main floor includes 3 bedrooms up, a perfect layout for a growing family! Great cul-de-sac location, oversized double garage & RV parking. CALL TRACEY FOR A FREE MARKET EVALUATION! MLS® 10048668


7168 Brent Road - .42 acre lot with great lake view. 2 bedroom home with lake and mountain view from Kelowna to Penticton. Is this your Okanagan get-a-way or your new home? Buy now, build later?

$59,900 EDGEWATER PINES#7 6663 Hwy 97 S What an opportunity here; well maintained, updated and spacious open floor plan with this 2 bed / 1 bath 974 sq ft single wide in Peachland’s finest 55+ community, Edgewater Pines. MLS®10056109


Bryon Knutsen

(250) 863-1282 “Our” Community “Your” Realtor

• Director’s Platinum Award • President’s Gold Award • Master Sales Award

Looking for the Perfect Home?

#137 - 4350 Ponderosa Drive • $337,500

Excellent Building Lot! - Excellent building lot with double frontage and wonderful lake views. Build a walk out rancher off of Sherburn with additional parking and access off of Ferguson Place. Lots of room to build your dream home plus garage with a .27 acre lot. 6483 Sherburn Rd. See pictures on my website, call Dave to enquire. MLS®10055549

Derek Personal Martin 250-878-1555 Real Estate Corporation Charles Martin 250-717-7000 KELOWNA

6447 Renfrew Road • $739,000

Dave Collins 250-870-1444

Experience & Enthusiasm Serving Kelowna & West Kelowna for over 33 years



6177 Wilson Road • $427,000


G! N I D N E

The Cody Sisters! For all your mortgage needs...


5 yr fixed rate 2.99% 10 yr fixed rate 3.89% 5 yr variable (Prime – 0.35%) 2.65% Home Equity Line of Credit (Prime + 0.5%) 3.5% Some conditions apply. Rates may change at any time.

Let us negotiate for your best mortgage! 5226 Clarence Road • $469,900

3902 Desert Pine Ave. • $447,000

6032 Garraway Place • $409,000

6044 Jackson Crescent • $359,000

5831 Columbia Ave • $695,000

5065 Elliott Ave • $539,000

5205 Law Street • $799,900

6157 Seymour Lane • $839,000

One of these fine Realtors® might have a suggestion or two! Call the Peachland View to Advertise Today! We are always happy to custom design your ad.




4456 Trepanier Creek • $675,000

Lara Cody 250-868-7114

Leanne Cody 250-215-5028

$599,000 6093 Gummow Road is Peachland’s hidden diamond! Enjoy vista views of Lake Okanagan to Kelowna and north, to Summerland and south. Elegance abounds in this private 3,354 square foot home that has a fully contained legal suite downstairs renting for $850/monthly. Double car garage, RV and pad parking. Call Martha for your private viewing 778-363-2003. MLS ® 10056554

Drew Irvine

Martha King




5962 Victoria Street - Stylishly renovated 4 bed 3 bath lake view home. Exquisite detailing & finishings with open floor plan PLUS a Master Suite to die for - fitness studio, elegant 5 PC bath & huge bedroom w/sitting area & f/p, custom closet with built-in cabinets & private decks. Separate detached heated garage with shop. MLS®10052837 Virtual Tour

Cecile Guilbault

250-212-2654 Buyers are watching this website for their new home!

Plenty of Parking SO

Call for a free market evaluation today!


00 ,9 99 $8

LD !

2524 Tuscany Dr.

$329,700 • #205 3996 Beach Ave “Lakeshore Gardens” semi waterfront complex with miles of beachfront walking to restaurants, cafes, grocery store & bank, wonderful location, immaculate like new condition 2 bdrm/2 bath, 1366 sq ft approx., tiled floors in great room, halls and baths wonderful for pets or allergies, upgraded SS appliances, 3 sided gas F/P, 2 decks, quiet side of the building, rare one of the few with secure semi private garage. MLS®10055934

MLS ® 10055581

You’ll be torn between staring at the jaw dropping lakeviews or the gorgeous finishing of this upgraded, stylish and classy home in Lakeview Heights. Grand entertainer’s dream kitchen that overlooks the vast Okanagan lakeviews and room for your guests to stay overnight (most bedrooms have their own bathrooms). Perfect property for an infinity edge pool, generous room sizes, lots of privacy.



Bring the kids! 4879 Princeton Ave. Great Peachland Family home with 3 Bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms plus a den/office. This home has in-law suite potential and a full workshop in the basement. Let the kids play in the huge backyard! Loads of parking so bring all the toys, RV and boat. Perfect starter home for the young family. MLS®10055460


cell: 250.470.2075 Office: 250.717.5032 Address: #100-1553 Harvey Ave, Kelowna

Kelowna Westside

Troy Fischer 250.878.0626

Integrity without compromise

Darcy Elder 250.869.2345

You’ll love this gorgeous Tuscany Rancher overlooking the 15th fairway at Shannon Lake Golf Course. This 3 bed 3 bath plus den home has superb views and a huge private sundeck overlooking panoramic, park-like scenery and 4 treed fairways. The open concept, spacious design with oversized windows allows gorgeous views from every room. The expansive kitchen, dining room and great room are richly finished in solid hardwood. Like new, without the HST. Great value!



John Kilpatrick Peter Wannop Bradly Dillman

Call: 250-862-1350

Issue 46, November 16, 2012  

Issue 46, November 16, 2012 of the Peachland View

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