Jan 25, Pennywise – Trail, Beaver Valley, Rossland

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Complete coverage of Trail, Rossland, Fruitvale, Montrose.

Interior Health

We remain grateful to community leaders

for their support, and remind everyone not to

stigmatize or judge others who seek testing or

test positive for COVID-19.

WANTED COIN

COLLECTIONS

Old money, rare coins, all gold & silver coins,

Royal Canadian Mint coins. Also BUYING

999 BULLION bars & coins. ENGELHARD,

JOHNSON MATTHEY, RCM, MAPLE LEAFS

+ ALL OTHER MINTS. + BUYING all things

GOLD or SILVER!

Todd’s Coins • 1-250-864-3521

We’re Hiring

Procurement &

Contracts Lead

Are you results-oriented

with knowledge of

tendering processes and

contract language?

Apply by February 7:

ourtrust.org/careers

Booking a COVID-19 test:

Online: You can book an appointment

online through the COVID-19 Test Booking

Form: https://interiorhealthcovid.secureform.

ca/index.php By phone: Call the COVID-19

Test Booking Line at 1-877-740-7747 for assistance

with booking your test.

Interior Health

The joy of

ice-fishing

Despite a warm start to winter,

many Interior lakes now

have enough ice to be safe for

ice-fishing. Plenty of anglers

have been getting out there to

enjoy this unique and family-friendly

activity.

What gear do you need to get

started? At the minimum, an

ice-fishing rod or short spinning

rod; tackle; an ice auger

for creating a hole in the ice;

and warm clothes. Nice-to-have

items include a chair; ice shelter

fishing tent; and sled for transporting

gear across the ice.

Wondering where to go

ice-fishing? Many lakes are

accessible during winter where

you can catch trout, char,

kokanee, and other species.

❤❤

Check the gofishbc.com website’s

Where-to-Fish map for

ideas on stocked lakes near

you. Thousands of unstocked

lakes in the province have

great fishing, too use the

resources in this post to learn

what species are present in

these lakes. To get an idea

whether a lake has enough ice

cover to fish safely, consider its

elevation, and consistency of

below-freezing temperatures

in the past few weeks. Online

forums and local fishing clubs

can be excellent sources of

information on local conditions.

Research your route

in advance, but remember

that some roads will not be

plowed. Check the Freshwater

Fishing Regulations for any

closures or restrictions on any

water body you intend to visit.

Stay safe. Tell someone

where you are going. Make

sure that the ice is at least

10 centimetres (four inches)

thick before venturing out.

Be respectful of other anglers,

and mindful of the COVID-

19 pandemic.

gofishbc.com

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Animals/Pets ....................................................................................11

Annoucements .................................................................................11

Automotive .................................................................................11, 12

Auto Parts/Service ...........................................................................12

Boats/Watercraft ..............................................................................12

Building Supplies ...............................................................................3

Bulletin Board .................................................................................2, 3

Business Opportunities ......................................................................5

Cars ..................................................................................................11

Classes/Workshops ..........................................................................11

Computers/Electronics .......................................................................4

Contractors/Trades .........................................................................5, 6

Firewood .............................................................................................4

Furniture & Appliances .......................................................................4

Gardening/Landscaping ...................................................................10

General Services ......................................................................6, 7, 10

Health/Personal Care .......................................................................10

Help Wanted .......................................................................................5

Hiring ..................................................................................................4

Lost & Found ....................................................................................10

Markets/Fairs ......................................................................................3

Merchandise ...................................................................................3, 4

Musical Equipment Service ................................................................4

Notices .......................................................................................10, 11

Personals ............................................................................................3

Puzzles .............................................................................................12

Real Estate .......................................................................................12

Real Estate Agents ...........................................................................12

Rentals .............................................................................................12

RVs/Campers ...................................................................................12

Sporting Goods ..................................................................................4

SUVs .................................................................................................12

Trucks .........................................................................................11, 12

Wanted/Looking For ...........................................................................3

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Columbia Basin Trust operates in the unceded

traditional territories of the Ktunaxa, Lheidli T’enneh,

Secwepemc, Sinixt and Syilx Nations.

Puffy

Little grey handsome boy, this is Puffy. Out of his siblings he

is definitely the most shy, but don’t let that fool you. He is

becoming more and more comfortable every day that he is with

us. If you can give him that extra time you won’t regret it. I know

his photos look a little sad but he really is a happy boy once he

gets used to you. He’s never shown any aggression whatsoever

and has the sweetest demeanour, even when being held.

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Bulletin Board

MIRROR LAKE WATER USERS

COMMUNITY: Boil water advisory

for all users. Inform renters

and guests.

AA KASLO GROUP MEETS TUES-

DAY 4:30 at St Mark’s Church. Call

250-353-3428 or 250-353-9617

for more info.

ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS!!

KOOTENAY INTEGRATED

HEALTH is open and now accepting

new patients for Physiotherapy,

Chiropractic care, Registered

Massage Therapy and Acupuncture.

Same day appointments

available for Dr. Tyler Phillipson,

DC. WORKSAFE, RCMP, DVA AND

ICBC accepted without medical

referrals. Laser therapy and Orthotic

prescription also available.

Call 250-365-3365 or visit www.

kootenayintegrated.com

APPLEWOOD MASSAGE THER-

APY: Paul Chernoff, Registered

Massage Therapist, injury related

treatments, deep tissue therapy,

ICBC, RCMP, VA, MSP. Appointments,

please call 250-365-7752.

785 Silverbirch Lane, in the Oglow

Subdivision, Castlegar.

Bulletin Board

CANADIAN MADE HOT TUBS!

New & used softubs, service &

spa chemicals, including low CI

Nature2. Serving all the West Kootenay.

Call Kootenay Springs Softub,

limited tub supply so please

call to order, 250-354-8557 in Riondel.

www.softubcanada.com

12-MILE STORAGE: LOCKERS,

BOXES, MOVING SUPPLIES

& “LEVEL 4” HIGH-SECURITY

SHREDDER. The area’s only fully-staffed

facility, 7 days/wk...

the largest & most experienced

too! www.12milestorage.com,

250-825-9666.

SHARPENING SERVICE: Saws,

tools, scissors, knives, clipper

blades. C&D Sharpening Service,

250-365-3658.

DOGSLED TOURS IN SALMO:

Book now for winter fun! Join us

for a Great Canadian Adventure.

COVID protocols followed. 250-

357-9390 or almagaw@telus.net

CUSTOM PICTURE FRAMING IN

SALMO: Artwork, documents, textiles.

Tara’s Framing on Fourth St.

250-357-0022, www.tarabooks.ca

Bulletin Board

BOIL WATER NOTICE for Fletcher

Creek Improvement District water

users. Please inform all renters &

guests. FCID has a moratorium on

all connections until further notice.

Visit www.fletchercreekwater.com

CHIROPRACTORS ACCEPTING

NEW PATIENTS: Dr. Krysha Pereverzoff

& Dr. Nick DiCesare have

joined our team to help us serve

you better. Head 2 Toe Holistic

Health Clinic, 276 Columbia Ave,

Castlegar. Call 250-304-8700 or

book online www.head2toecastlegar.ca

ACUPUNCTURE & TRADITIONAL

CHINESE MEDICINE & Chiropractic

Care. Head 2 Toe Holistic Health

Clinic, 276 Columbia Ave, Castlegar.

Call 250-304-8700 or book online

www.head2toecastlegar.ca

VITALITY MASSAGE THERAPY,

ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS:

Friendly clinic, one patient at a

time on premises, mask & sanitization

required, extended medical

insurance. Book online www.trailvitalitymassagetherapy.com,

250-

364-3024, 250-777-3024.

Bulletin Board

DR. McKENZIE, CHIROPRAC-

TOR at ALIGNMENTS PHYSICAL

THERAPY CLINIC, 2025 Hwy 6.

Hours: 2:30-7pm, Thursdays. Appointments,

call 250-352-1322.

After 2:30pm on Thursday, call

250-359-2227.

CHIROPRACTOR in KASLO: 409

Water St, (behind Figments), DR.

McKENZIE, Tuesdays, 250-551-

3225. For appointments, 250-

352-1322.

CHIROPRACTOR, DR. McKEN-

ZIE, SALMO: Thursday mornings,

Harmony Health Centre, call 250-

551-3225. NELSON, M.W.F, Community

First Health Co-op, 250-

352-1322.

USA - NEW AUTHORS WANTED!

Page Publishing will help self-publish

your book. Free author submission

kit! Limited offer! 866-

951-7214.

MEDICAL/RECREATIONAL CAN-

NABIS SEEDS: Local West Kootenay

Mom/Pop Organic Breeders

Association. Offering affordable

Outdoor/Indoor Seeds. www.outlawseeds.online

Bulletin Board

VHKAS IS RUNNING A CONTEST

to update and redesign the Auxiliary

logo. All contest details are on

posters around town and on the

VHKAS Thrift Store and Community

Web Facebook pages. $100

prize, contest ends Jan. 31.

More information: kate@kaslo.org,

250-353-7655.

BIBLE STUDY: A study of The

King James Version Bible from

Genesis to Revelation; chapter

by chapter, verse by verse, making

sure the Bible is understood

in completeness. Studying God’s

word will give you the meaning,

purpose, love, and fulfillment you

are looking for. For more information

please contact Don at 778-

877-0579.

FIGMENTS WINTER HOURS:

Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5:30pm.

Visit Kaslo and see our great selection

of cards, jewellery, slippers,

pottery, prints, and more...

Bringing you the best in Canadian

Crafts since 1986. www.figmentscanada.com

250-353-2566.

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A great gift for

The Trail Chamber

Celebrates New Year,

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Local Economic Resilience at the

Forefront for 2021

Entrepreneurs generally take greater risks

than other business people. But after last year’s

lockdown shifted the business landscape for

everyone, all small-to-medium-sized enterprises

in the South Kootenay region faced

change with an entrepreneurial spirit.

That willingness to fight and adapt brought

the business community closer than ever

before. This year, the Trail & District Chamber

of Commerce (the Chamber) is motivated to

carry on with the same determination.

“We have 900 businesses across the South

Kootenay region. If we compare that to the

approximate population of 20,000 people, that’s

basically one business for every 22 people,”

explains Erika Krest, Executive Director. “Our

region is full of entrepreneurs and dedicated

business people, and the Chamber is focused

on celebrating and supporting them.”

The Chamber works hard to increase the visibility

of the region’s different businesses through

its #ThinkLocalFirst initiatives. Last year’s digital

bingo cards, industry-focused social media

posts, virtual silent auction, and cross-promotional

holiday initiative encouraged residents to

spend their money locally. Chamber members

and residents can expect enhanced iterations

of these campaigns in the coming months.

“It’s all about local economic resiliency,” adds

Krest. “The more dollars we keep in our communities,

the stronger our economy.”

It’s still happening at

The Bailey

The Trail and District Arts Council returns

this month with their live performances of 6

Beats Apart in the safety and warmth of The

Bailey Theatre.

In 2021 we are bringing you a range of

amazing, intimate 50 person shows, with The

Bailey’s big sound and technical expertise,

from classical music to Cuban Son, family

Providing a platform for businesses to

share their message and brand is one function

of the Chamber, which also advocates for the

business community at large on the provincial

level. For example, in collaboration with

the BC Chamber of Commerce network,

the Chamber recently asked the province to

consider regional COVID-19 numbers when

instituting future orders.

“It’s not enough to just encourage the public

to think local first; we need the BC government

to support our local economies, too,”

says Krest.

More than 125 chambers of commerce

and boards of trade across the province work

physical theatre to thought provoking spoken

word and music performance.

Kicking off these exclusive, small club

atmosphere shows on Tuesday, February 9

is Alex Cuba as he brings his unique mix of

bolero, son, guajira, jazz and pop to Trail.

February

continues

with a range

of sounds

on Sunday,

diligently at making resolutions to policies

that impact their local economies. This year,

Krest hopes to further engage the business

community in key policy issues, such as

transportation and infrastructure.

“We are stronger together; our words carry

more weight when delivered collectively,”

she says. “We want to involve more people,

strengthen our voice, and really focus on the

things that matter the most to our communities

and business leaders.”

While 2020 was ultimately

a year of economic struggle,

the hardship certainly

sparked creativity, action,

and collaboration. Additional

Chamber highlights

from the year include:

• South Kootenay Business

Virtual Roundtable

• Business Walk

• New Chamber branding

and website

• Business Excellence

Awards

While the Chamber continues

to communicate digitally

to comply with social

distancing, the team is working

hard to personalize its

messaging and empower its

members to get involved.

Their free monthly Business

After Business networking

events have gone virtual,

taking place via Zoom on

February 21, with the

dynamic brother-sister

Cheng² Duo, named

one of CBC Music’s “30

hot Canadian classical

cont’d on pg 4

For All Your Currency Exchange Needs

Better Than

Bank Rates

when buying or

selling US dollars

the third Thursday of each month. Details on

these events and others can be found at: trailchamber.bc.ca/events.

The Chamber enters 2021 embracing

change and hard work, much like the region it

serves. No matter what new challenges arise,

the organization is ready and willing to continue

supporting and advocating for members

and the South Kootenay community as

a whole.

~ Erika Krest, Executive Director

Nook’s Books

Accounting

11 years experience in all

types of bookkeeping.

• Corporate and private taxes

• Payables & receivables

• Bank reconciliations

• General bookkeeping

Covid implications for this tax year.

Keep your money, you earned it!

Fah, Hope &

Chary

Barnstorming Co.

A great gift for

airplane

enthusiasts!

Go for a fl ight in this

Vintage Boeing PT-17

for a donation.

Looking for

tax breaks?

Call me

to discuss!

Reasonable rates, quallity service.

250-551-4055 • admin@nooksbooks.com

The beautiful Kaslo Golf Club Restaurant

is available for lease for the 2021 season.

For further details on this clean, very

well-equipped kitchen, please view:

kaslogolf.org/lease-opportunity

Questions? email kaslogolfclub@gmail.com

$

kootenay currency exchange

• foreign exchange • drafts

• gold • silver

715 Vernon St., Nelson • 250-354-1441

Hours: Monday - Friday 9 am 5 pm

$

Based in

Grand Forks, BC

for more information: 250-825-0070

or email: moparmel@gmail.com

All proceeds go to

BC Children’s Hospital

Bulletin Board

SELKIRK TRUSS, can provide

all your custom trusses for your

reno or new build. Visit our website

www.selkirktruss.com and get

the answers to many of your questions.

Selkirk Truss, 2894 Sentinel

Rd, South Slocan. 250-359-7000.

CRAVING MORE CROSS-

WORDS? Sign up for weekly

puzzles! Freshly-crafted Classi-

Canadian Crosswords delivered

straight to you. Great gift! $19.99/

yr. www.ClassiCanadianXwords.ca

DO YOU LOVE SOMEONE WHO

DRINKS TOO MUCH? Al-Anon

can help. For meeting info, please

call 250-551-2531 or 250-353-

3427 for meeting information.

AFFORDABLE & SECURE

HOUSEHOLD STORAGE CON-

TAINERS: 20´ & 40´ units, for

sale or rent. Kootenay Containers,

Castlegar. 250-365-3014.

REMINDER OF VALLEY VIEW

GOLF COURSE early bird rates

until January 31. Check Website

www. golfvalleyview.ca or Facebook

page.

Bulletin Board

APPLY NOW! ARTS & CULTURE

FUNDING: Columbia Kootenay

Cultural Alliance, in partnership

with Columbia Basin Trust, invites

individuals of all artistic

disciplines, and arts and cultural

groups in the Columbia Basin

to apply for project funding. For

more details please see our display

advertisement in this issue of

Pennywise.

LOOKING FOR LANGHAM INFO?

Check out our display ad in this issue

or www.thelangham.ca

Markets/Fairs

SLOCAN VALLEY BLACK ANGUS

BEEF: Sides $4.99/lb; ground beef

special, $100 freezer packs; 50lb

dog bones, $49.99, soup bones

and organs. Government inspected.

Home of the Happy Cows.

Wayne Savinkoff, 250-226-BEEF.

TARZWELL FARMS: Top grade, locally

grown & naturally raised beef.

Grain & grass finished, available

year-round. Delivery to Nelson,

Castlegar & Trail available. 250-

428-4316 or find us on Facebook!

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Free for Free

FREE SHARP FAX MACHINE:

Working condition. 250-608-9310.

Personals

HANDSOME MAN, 60’s, honest,

responsible, sincere, seeks a mature

lady, medium to slim built, in

Castlegar or Trail. Reply to PO Box

188, Genelle, BC. V0G 1G0.

Looking For

OLD BEER/POP SIGNS, wooden/metal

crates, old gas/service

station items, old Coke/pop machines.

250-231-9397.

FIREARMS: Call John Urquhart in

confidence anytime. I will come to

your home. 250-367-7540.

$$$ COIN COLLECTOR LOOKING

TO PURCHASE COLLECTIONS,

Accumulations, Royal Canadian

Mint Coins & Sets, Olympic, Gold

and Silver Coins, Paper Currency,

etc. Please call Chad, 250-499-

0251, Kootenays.

SMALL TO MEDIUM DOG, no

more than a year or two old. Must

be house trained. 250-359-7704.

Looking For

WANTED: Cedar poles. Bell Lumber

& Pole, Rossland. Contact

Sean Fredrickson, 250-521-3031,

sean.fredrickson@blpole.com

LOOKING TO BUY a piece of land

in Ainsworth area or off local off

trail system. Email sgconway@

hotmail.com

USA - !!OLD GUITARS WANTED!!

GIBSON, FENDER, MARTIN, Etc.

1930’s to 1980’s. TOP DOLLAR

PAID. CALL TOLL FREE 1-866-

433-8277.

MATURE, NON-SMOKING COU-

PLE, with long term employment

at the same company are seeking

a LONG TERM RENTAL. We are

proud owners of a single, small

dog with immaculate references.

The ideal rental would be cozy,

well built, and clean. Preferably

between Terry’s Hall and Nelson.

Serious considerations only,

please. 250-304-7628.

HONDA 90, STREET OR TRAIL;

Colt 45 ACP. Call 250-367-7819.

Looking For

WANTED COIN COLLECTIONS!

Please see our display ad in this

issue of Pennywise for more details,

or call 250-864-3521.

Merchandise

Building Supplies

PERRY RIDGE PANELLING: Manufacturer

of cedar, pine, knotty fir/

clear fir, edge or flat grain into siding,

molding, panelling, flooring,

decking and trim. 250-226-7530.

HARROP-PROCTER FOREST

PRODUCTS: Your local source for

sustainably harvested building materials.

A wide variety of cedar/fir

lumber for every project. We also

custom cut to order. Go green by

supporting BC’s only Eco-Certified

Community Forest. Check out our

products at http://www.hpcommu

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email sales@hpcommunityforest.

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8am-4:30pm & Saturday, 9am-3pm.

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The Bailey...

cont’d from pg 3

musicians under 30”. Then, on Saturday

January 16, instrumental jazz group

Fractal Jazz, play everything from cookin’

bebop tunes to original compositions.

The Wilds, a truly unique, award-winning

show from WONDERHEADS, features

the group’s signature masks along

with dazzling puppetry to move its audience

to both laughter and tears on Saturday,

March 13. Followed on Saturday,

March 20 by the powerful hand drum,

clean, crisp acoustic guitar and full-bodied

voice of Kym Gouchie, as her trio’s

traditional First Nations, folk, and country

songs and inspirational lyrics have a

profound and often emotional impact.

Then, on Saturday, March 27, Harry Manx

blends Indian folk melodies with slide

Alex Cuba

Is it a good time to buy?

Yes! Because mortgage rates are at historic lows.

Is it a good time to sell?

Yes, to that too, since house prices in the

West Kootenay are at an all-time high.

Want some advice? Call Patty for superior,

reliable real estate services. 250-231-4490

NEW LISTING!

Genelle $459,900

MLS#24560146

Inside this one-of-a-kind, wheelchair

accessible rancher with attached 2 car

garage there’s a sunny kitchen, a cozy gas

fireplace in the dining room and a spacious

great room. There are 3-4 bedrooms

including a nice master bedroom with

ensuite, plus one full bathroom. Many

upgrades including newer hot water tank,

windows, doors and eavestroughs. Outside,

the .75 acre lot has plenty of room for

parking, a fully fenced park-like back yard

with garden space and a patio.

Take your pick!

Check out these two

beautiful sunny lots in the

heart of Montrose. Easy

access! There’s a paved

road right to the lot line.

Very nice views of the

valley and mountains.

These competitively priced

lots are ready for you to

build a home just for you

Montrose $45,000 and your family. Montrose $46,000

MLS#2455590

MLS#2455591

Live in the heart of Trail, close to the

Riverfront Esplanade and all amenities!

This well kept building includes a restaurant with a

full list of equipment

and a huge

apartment upstairs.

Many recent upgrades.

So many possibilities

for the entrepreneur!

MLS 2431154

$450,000

SOLD

Patty Leclerc-Zanet

250-231-4490 r.p.d@telus.net

guitar blues and a sprinkle of gospel to create

musical short stories.

The diverse range

of shows doesn’t

stop there as we

celebrate local performers.

Nelson’s

Pat Henman premieres

Beyond the

Legal Limit, her

memoir of trauma

and recovery, to

life through a passionate

one act

drama with music

developed entirely

during the Covid-

19 crisis on Friday,

April 16. The show

will be followed by

a Q&A and book

signing. Rock the Kootenays showcases local

favourites Blue Crush, Flipside

and RUCKUS as they

rock you off your seats with

all your favourite songs

from the 50’s to the present

on Saturday, April 24,

followed by the energetic

music of Brazil in Carnaval

as The Paul and Laura

Landsberg Quintet increase

the heat on Friday, April 30.

BC Timber Sales Operating Plan #22

Arrow/Cascadia Timber Supply Areas

The public is invited to review and comment on Operating

Plan #22 being prepared by BC Timber Sales under its

approved Forest Stewardship Plan #601. Operating

Plan #22 includes proposed timber harvesting and road

construction in BCTS operating areas:

• Barnes

• Big Sheep

• Burton

• Cai

• Eagle

Maps can be viewed at:

The season closes out on Saturday, May 15

with the Myrtle Sisters as they get “Lost in

Time” on a quirky adventure that thrills and

entertains you with a mix of singing, dancing,

music, comedy, and physical theatre. Fun for

the whole family.

To be part of this exclusive experience tickets

must be bought in advance, either online

at thebailey.ca, or by calling the Box Office

at 250-368-9669. Tickets are $15 to $35 per

person, depending on the show. On-line purchases

can be made 24/7 until noon on the

day of the performance. The Box Office will

be open for phone purchases ONLY from

12-4 pm from Monday to Friday.

Anyone attending will have to adhere to our

safety protocols to ensure social distancing

and to prevent mingling. Full refunds will also

be given to anyone who can no longer attend

if they feel ill.

Our 6 Beats Apart Series is sponsored by

Kootenay Savings Credit Union, Century 21,

McEwan Law, Trail Beer Refinery and Teck

Metals Ltd. Our programming is made possible

thanks to funding from the Government

of British Columbia, BC Arts Council, BC

Touring Council, Canadian Heritage, and the

Vancouver Foundation.

The Trail and District Arts Council want to

thank everyone in the community for their

continued support, and hope to see some of

you in the audience this year. To keep updated

on what is happening visit trail-arts.com and

sign-up for

the newsletter.

Charles Bailey

Theatre

• Limpid

• Robson Ridge

• Snowshoe

• Stagleap

• Whatshan Lake

• Ymir

www.for.gov.bc.ca/ftp/TKO/external/!publish/FSP/Operating-

Plans/Operating Plan 22_Arrow/

Written comments will be accepted on or before

March 25, 2021:

BCTS Planning Forester, Arrow Field Team

845 Columbia Ave, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1H3

tko.ref@gov.bc.ca

Ph. 250-365-8651, Fax 250-365-8568

Local government

sessions now on

Youtube

Recordings of the City of Trail Regular

Council and Governance and Operations

Committee Meetings are now available online

at www.trail.ca/YouTube. Users can find the

videos on the City’s YouTube home page and

under the “Council Meetings” playlist.

Meeting minutes are available at www.trail.

ca/minutes and agendas can be viewed at

www.trail.ca/agendas.

City of Trail

Talk about happiness

Book clubs need books, but a riff on

the book club theme by the Nelson Public

Library is the club that doesn’t. The Podcast

Club is like a Book Club but for podcasts.

Listen to the curated lists of podcasts and

then join the discussion! In February podcast

club members will be learning about

the many different layers of happiness,

from the Gross National Happiness Index,

a look at the “Wellness Industry” and the

things we can do personally to increase our

happiness.

The Podcast Club gets together February

2 at 6:30 pm on Zoom. Get the playlist and

other details on downloading the podcasts

at https://tinyurl.com/y2f7ktj8

Email hgoldik@nelson.ca to register.

Nelson Public Library

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www.kootenayintegrated.com

Merchandise

Computers/Electronics

WINLAW FINE COMPUTING.....

www.winlawtech.com, Windows,

Apple, Linux. Pat, 250-226-7215.

HEXA-TEK REPAIR: Computer repairs,

upgrades, maintenance, diagnostics,

406 Baker Ave, Salmo.

250-357-9271, www.HexaTek.ca

Firewood

FIRESTARTER: Dry, clean cedar

kindling cut with vegetable oil,

$20/full banana box. Ernst, 250-

353-2427.

Furniture & Appliances

BEARS FURNITURE & APPLI-

ANCES: 612 Lakeside Dr, Nelson,

BC. 250-352-2202, www.bearsbrandsource.ca

HOME GOODS FURNITURE: A

family business serving Kootenay

families since 1950. 1790 Home-

Goods Rd, Genelle, BC. www.

homegoodsfurniture.com and on

Facebook.

Merchandise

Furniture & Appliances

NEW HIDE-A-BED: Queen size,

cream/gray texture, paid $2200,

asking $1700; solid wood table,

30˝x30˝, extends to 30˝x46˝, paid

$379, asking $250. Both items

never used. 250-352-7946, 250-

777-2449.

GE 4 BURNER GAS RANGE: Extra-large

self-cleaning oven, excellent

condition, $300obo. 250-

365-6503.

Merchandise

BEEKEEPING GEAR! Boxes,

clothing, etc. Kootenay Beekeeping

Supplies. 250-365-5454, kootbees@shaw.ca,

www.kootenaybeekeeping.com

TEMPORARY POWER POLE:

6˝x6˝x20´, comes w/head gear,

meter base, bare 6 and ground

plate, $350. Phone 250-353-7719.

FIBERGLASS CLOTH: 100mLx-

1mW roll, 16kg, type E fabric,

TF970 finish, $280. 250-226-7100

Merchandise

SNOWBLOWER: Manual EXER-

CISER; tools; Royal Family & Avon

collectables; red sleigh & wagon for

kids. Much more! 250-352-7873.

WE KNOW OUR STUFF! Mallard’s

Source for Sports, Castlegar &

Nelson locations. 250-365-5588,

250-352-3200.

PICTURE FRAMES: Various sizes,

some w/glass, starting at $1 and

up. 250-353-7128.

YOUR FAVOURITE NEIGHBOUR-

HOOD HARDWARE STORE! Slocan

Valley Home Hardware, 5763

Hwy 6, Winlaw. 250-226-6748.

THE BLINDMAN, A WHOLE

NEW VIEW! Nelson, BC. 250-

352-3800, 1-855-681-1123.

www.theblindman.ca

VINCE DEVITO SHOES AND OR-

THOTICS: Your New Balance headquarters!

411 Hall St. Nelson. 250-

352-6261. www.vincedevito.ca

HOUSEHOLD STORAGE: Steel

shipping containers for sale/rent.

20´ & 40´ units. Kootenay Containers,

Castlegar. 250-365-3014.

Merchandise

MASSIVE VIKING SWORD, 40˝,

Damascus steel; Damascus bowie

and hunting knives; laminated

rolling pins, bowls & animal ashes

urns; hand carved, old man bird

houses. Call Len, 250-365-3554.

Musical Equipment

PIANO TUNER AVAILABLE: Professional

service, quality workmanship,

repairs, appraisals. Work

guaranteed. Call “Anything Piano”,

250-354-8872.

Sporting Goods

BUYING, SELLING & TRADING

FIREARMS: BEST PRICES PAID.

Call Wally, 250-231-3721.

Hiring

PART TIME POSITION: Continuous,

reliable student or semi-retired

person w/own transportation

for local yard work and light equipment

maintenance. Average 15-30

hrs/wk. Send resume & references

to: chamroad@shaw.ca

PENNYWISE, the Kootenays’

one stop market place.

Hiring

GALENA CONTRACTORS LTD.

is currently seeking a heavy duty

mechanic, experienced with logging

equipment. This is a permanent

full-time position that offers

competitive wages and a health

benefit plan. To apply please contact

Kevin by email at shop@galenacontractors.com

SALMO VALLEY ESTATES is

looking for individuals who are

interested in the position of cook.

This is a permanent, part-time position.

Qualifications must include

Food Safe and WHMIS. Applications

will be assessed on qualifications

and experience. For further

information, call the office at

250-357-2629.

WEST KOOTENAY CLEANERS is

hiring for janitorial positions. More

info, call Sabine 250-231-8597.

PART-TIME CDA REQUIRED

ASAP to join our busy, friendly

dental practice in Nelson. No evening

or weekends. Please email

resume & cover letter drksmith@

telus.net

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Rossland continues

renewable energy

leadership

Rossland City Council unanimously

adopted the West Kootenay 100% Renewable

Energy Plan on January 4, 2021.

They are the third local government to

adopt the 100% renewable energy plan that

they have been collaborating on with eight

other West Kootenay local governments

and West Kootenay EcoSociety. The renewable

energy plan aims to save people money,

make Rossland healthier and safer, support

a stronger local economy and lower carbon

pollution.

“I am so pleased that the City of Rossland

adopted the 100% Renewable Energy Plan.

It’s been a pleasure collaborating with our

other local Kootenay government partners

and the West Kootenay EcoSociety to bring

the plan this far. I am confident that by

working together our region can continue

to lead the way towards a low carbon future

by implementing the plan,” says Rossland

Mayor Kathy Moore.

The plan has regional strategies as well

as local actions that each community has

prioritized as the most relevant to their

community.

“It’s been an incredible experience seeing

the community coming together the

past few years to support the council in

the renewable energy transition. Rossland

has been a true leader in the transition to

100% renewable energy, and they are setting

the path forward for other small and

rural communities like theirs to live healthier,

safer and cleaner lives,” says Natasha

Edmunds, organizing director at West

Kootenay EcoSociety.

Actions in the plan that Rossland has

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identified as priorities include:

strategic planning for the

• Developing an electric vehicle

City of Rossland.

charging strategy

Rossland, Warfield, Castlegar

and Kaslo have now

• Supporting residents and builders to

increase efficiency in new and existing

buildings

energy transition plan.

adopted the renewable

The remaining local governments,

New Denver,

• Establishing and improving the trail

network within Rossland, and between

Rossland, Warfield and Trail

Silverton, Slocan, Nelson,

and the RDCK will be

• Participating in regional organics bringing the plan before

composting

their councils and boards

Mayor Moore indicated at the Monday for adoption this year.

council meeting that she hopes to see these

West Kootenay

priorities integrated into the upcoming

EcoSociety

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Lisa Rein

Grants Coordinator

rdckgrants@rdck.bc.ca

250.352.8170

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202 Lakeside Drive

Nelson, BC V1L 5R4

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COMMUNITY INITIATIVES AND

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(CIP/AAP)

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Wish to apply for project

funding? The guidelines,

worksheet and online

application are available

on the RDCK website at

rdck.ca/cip-aap

Apply by 4:30pm, Friday,

February 26, 2021.

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arts &

culture funding

Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance, in partnership with Columbia

Basin Trust, invites individuals of all artistic disciplines and arts and

cultural groups in the Columbia Basin to apply for project funding.

Program information and applications are available online at

www.basinculture.com.

Application deadlines: March 5 or March 12, 2021,

depending on the program.

Administered and managed by:

Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance

P.O. Box 103, Nelson, BC, V1L 5P7

1-877-505-7355

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Employment

Business Opportunity

FREE BUSINESS COUNSELLING

FOR BUSINESS STARTUPS: Free

appointments on Thursdays, Jan.

7 & 21 and Feb. 5 & 19. Email:

info@futures.bc.ca to book a time

for a counsellor to call you. All

counselling appointments are currently

being held over the phone.

Community Futures offers business

loans, business workshops,

resource library, Self-Employment

Program, 1 on 1 business counselling

and the Basin Business Advisors

Program! www.futures.bc.ca

WELL ESTABLISHED WHOLESALE

SUSHI BUSINESS for sale. Call 250-

365-6375 for more information.

WINLAW BREW OP IS CLOSING:

All or part of the equipment is for

sale, and/or the business itself.

Prices negotiable. Phone Jim,

250-226-7328.

KASLO GOLF CLUB RESTAU-

RANT: Is available for lease for

the 2021 season. For further details

please view kaslogolf.org/

lease-opportunity or email kaslogolfclub@gmail.com

Employment

Help Wanted

HELP WANTED TO SHOVEL

SNOW, from walkways and decks.

250-359-7661, Crescent Valley.

HOUSEKEEPER WANTED: In

Fruitvale area. Part-time, references

please. 250-231-3404.

NEED HELP SHOVELLING SNOW

near Taghum bridge. Please leave

message, 250-551-1641, Rob.

Contractors/Trades

A&A PAINTING LTD. 32 YRS IN

BUSINESS: Professional and best

service guaranteed. Bonded, licenced

and insured. Call now

250-354-9015 Nelson; 250-304-

5237 Castlegar; 250-368-1044

Trail. office@aapainting.ca www.

aapainting.ca

TILE YOUR WORLD WITH

ADONIS TILE: Custom, quality

tile/stone installation, over 20yrs

experience. www.adonistile.ca,

250-357-2715.

BALFOUR BOBCAT SERVICES:

Grading, driveway repair, site prep,

etc. Experienced, efficient operator.

Free estimates. 250-509-0070.

Contractors/Trades

ALL PHASES HOME RENOVA-

TIONS: Kitchens, bathrooms,

windows & doors. Licensed, registered,

insured. Photos, references.

Book in advance. Michael Nesbitt

Contracting, 250-825-4771.

LICENSED ELECTRICIAN: Renovations,

New Construction, Service

Upgrades, Surge Protection,

Service Calls & Troubleshooting.

No Job too small! Serving Nelson,

Castlegar and Kaslo. Call/text

Matt, 250-551-6220 or email mocontracting@outlook.com

PARADISE VALLEY PLUMBING:

Plumbing contractor serving the

Kootenay area, www.paradisevalleyplumbing.ca

250-226-7947,

250-777-3588 (cell) or schaferspeare@gmail.com

ALUMINUM RAILINGS AND VI-

NYL DECKING: Free estimates.

Call Royal Vinyl Decking at 250-

231-7905 or email royalvinyl@

shaw.ca

RENK MASONRY: High quality

stonework, tile, bricks, blocks,

etc. Call Brian Renk, 778-460-

0028, 604-313-9374 (cell) or email

brianrenk@shaw.ca

Contractors/Trades

BULLDOG CONCRETE FINISHING:

Your Kootenay Concrete Specialist!

Basement/garage floors, patios,

driveways, form to finish. Organized

journeyman. 250-365-5573, www.

bulldogconcretefinishing.ca

MONASHEE CONSTRUCTION:

Serving the community for over

30yrs. Home renovations, bathrooms,

kitchens, basements, etc.

Fully insured & licensed. 250-

368-1850.

AMC PLUMBING AND HEATING:

Furnaces, Hot Water Tanks, Gas

Fitting, Air Conditioning, renovations

and more. 250-608-3240,

amcplumbing6@gmail.com www.

amcplumbing.ca

RNR ELECTRIC & CONTROLS:

Your local Kaslo & Area electrician

for residential, commercial and industrial

projects. Call Randy, 250-

366-0087.

SALMO ROOFING: Certified.

Serving the Kootenays for over

30yrs. All roofing types. Senior

discount. 250-354-8548.

Contractors/Trades

SASQUATCH CARPENTRY:

Skilled carpenter available. Red

Seal certified with over 15 years

experience in reno’s and new construction.

Energetic and efficient.

Tom, 250 509-0021, sasquatchcarpentry@gmail.com

WITH AN ACCENT FINE CAR-

PENTRY: Specializing in interior

finishing, built-ins and railings.

250-551-1842.

CRESTVIEW PAINTING: 25yrs+

experience, reliable/quality work

that lasts, new construction, residential,

repaints, certified journeyman.

Fully insured. 250-304-5197.

ELECTRICIAN FOR HIRE: Licensed,

experienced, semiretired.

Furnace work, renos, small jobs,

serge protection. Reasonable

rates. Jim Rogan, 250-353-9638,

250-354-8910.

BRENTON INDUSTRIES LTD:

Kaslo Excavation Contractor,

Septic & Utility Installations, Land

Clearing & Tree Trimming. Call

Sean, 250-551-4058, www.brentonindustries.ca

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2020 State of the Basin

The 2020 State of the Basin Snapshot Report is now available.

The Snapshot Report is an annual region-wide check-up

conducted by the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute

(RDI). Using the most recent available data, it examines indicators

of environmental, economic, social, and cultural well-being,

including subjective well-being.

• The 2020 Snapshot Report answers the following questions, and

much more:

• What is the leading factor in human-wildlife conflict in our region?

• What are residents’ perceptions around climate change?

• How much money is invested into major projects within the Kootenay

Development Region?

• What percentage of owner and tenant households have unaffordable

housing?

• How many historic places are recognized within the Columbia

Basin-Boundary Region?

• What is the population of the Columbia Basin-Boundary Region?

• How do high school completion rates within the region compare to

the provincial rate?

• How do residents’ feel about the safety of their community?

The Snapshot Report signals where challenges exist and

where accomplishments can be celebrated. Both challenges and

accomplishments are useful in helping support evidence-based

decision-making by residents and organizations of the Columbia

Basin-Boundary Region. By blending quantitative data

from numerous sources (governments and non-profit organizations)

and qualitative data from the RDI’s subjective well-being

research, a comprehensive understanding of regional well-being

is captured. This research contributes to regional collaboration

by motivating discussion, information sharing, and collective

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Contractors/Trades

R.J. EARTHWORKS EXCAVAT-

ING AND CONTRACTING: E50

Bobcat, dump trailer. Land development,

site prep, land clearing,

driveways, boulder walls, retaining

walls, basements, septic, underground

utilities, fencing, hauling.

Fully insured, fast, efficient. Call/

text 250-551-7347, r.j.earthworks@outlook.com

SAMURAI HARDWOOD FLOOR-

ING: Residential/Commercial Flooring

and Tiling Services, Professional

Installations, Custom Stairs,

Refinishing Services, 295 Baker

Street, Nelson. 778-463-5388.

Contractors/Trades

RESIDENTIAL/COMMERCIAL

SNOW REMOVAL, paver installations,

decks, fences, retaining/

garden walls, stone work - natural/faux.

250-505-6004, www.

CascadiaLandscaping.ca

HIM N HER CONTRACTING:

Home renovation, maintenance &

repair, licensed and insured, over

32yrs in construction industry,

excellent references and photos

available, check us out on Facebook.

For fast, friendly and courteous

service please call, Vanessa

or Dusty, 250-212-2384.

Contractors/Trades

HOOVER MASONRY, CERTIFIED

EXPERIENCED MASON: Stonework,

Bricklaying, Tile Setting,

Custom Masonry Fireplaces, Restoration,

Chimney Re-pointing,

Stone Patios & Stairs, Retaining

Walls, Manufactured Stone. Communication...Service...Satisfaction!

250-551-3245, hoovermasonry@

gmail.com

DINNISSEN DESIGN CO LTD:

Kitchen And Bath Design & Custom

Millwork. Located In South

Slocan, BC. Call Us For Free In-

Home Consultation. 250-521-

0537, nathalie@dinnissendesign.

com, www.dinnissendesign.com,

@dinnissendesignco

Contractors/Trades

ED’S ELECTRIC: New construction,

service upgrades, renovations,

service calls, free estimates.

Call Ed at 250-304-7621.

GUTTER SOLUTIONS, BY HY-

BREED CONTRACTING: Installation,

cleaning, repair and replacement

related to gutters, soffits,

downspouts and fascia boards.

Are you having issues with water

diversion? Water can cause huge

damage to your investment, we

are your rainwater diversion specialist.

Please call for free estimates,

250-608-7777.

HYBREED CONTRACTING: We

are a locally owned and operated

General Contracting/Construction

company, offering a wide range of

services. Licensed HPO Residential

Home Builder, residential and

commercial construction, septic

repair/design, concrete work including

foundations, earthwork,

gutter cleaning/installation and

more. Please visit www.hybreedcontracting.com

for more info or

call 250-608-7777

Contractors/Trades

CLELAND ROOFING & REPAIRS:

30yrs experience, 23yrs certified.

Certified roofers are the only way

to get your manufacturer’s warranty,

10yr transferable warranty.

Old-fashioned service. Call 250-

367-9380.

JM ROOFING: Asphalt, shingles/

metal installation. Knowledgeable,

professional service. Workmanship

guaranteed. www.jmroofinghome.ca,

250-231-5327.

General Services

KERRY’S STITCHERY: Custom

sewing, alterations & repairs, including

denim, leather, canvas &

drapery. In Kaslo, 250-353-7722.

BOOKKEEPING BY LOUISE:

Bookkeeping, payroll, GST. 250-

352-9858, bookkeepingbylouise@

shaw.ca

BEAVER’S SEPTIC TANK CLEAN-

ING SERVICE: Serving the Kootenays.

Goes the distance! 250-354-

3508 (cell) or 250-357-9724.

SMALL ENGINE REPAIR: Lawn

mowers, rototillers, garden tractors,

etc. 250-368-5219.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the Columbia

Basin-Boundary Region in 2020, yet limited data to quantify

this impact is available at this time. Some preliminary 2020

data, where available, is included in the Snapshot Report to

start showing the pandemic’s impact. When the 2020 annual

data becomes available, a deeper understanding of the pandemic’s

impact will be known. In the meantime, the 2020

Snapshot Report delivers a summary of conditions leading up

to the pandemic. This provides a useful baseline to compare

future data. As an example, in 2019, there were 594 business

incorporations and three business bankruptcies within the

Kootenay Development Region. Comparing this data to the

2020 data, when it is available next year, will show how the

pandemic impacted the business climate within the Region.

See the State of the Basin website https://stateofthebasin.ca

for more information on the full suite of well-being indicators.

Check back often to see updates as new data becomes available.

Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute

BUYING OLD JEWELRY GOLD,

SILVER & COSTUME JEWELRY!

charm bracelets, rings, chains, necklaces,

pocket watch chains, watches, coins,

bracelets, necklaces, earrings,

brooches, all old jewelry wanted,

quality, estate, even ugly & broken

jewelry with all the bits and pieces

you no longer want!

Todd’s Coins 1 250 864 3521

Start 2021 with

a whole new view

What A Huge

Selection!!!

The buyers at Home Goods have been searching

our best suppliers for inventory…

And We Bought Lots!

OUR SHOWROOM IS JAM PACKED

ONCE AGAIN AND GUESS WHAT?

it’s all on sale!

Our biggest sale of the year!

Wood Blinds 50% off

Roller Blinds 40% off

Honeycomb Blinds 40% off

Free installation and we pay the PST!

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General Services

PROFESSIONAL MOVING, Junk

Removal, Plumbing, Sewer Backups,

Dry Cleaning, Laundry Service,

Furnace/ Air Duct Cleaning,

Carpet Cleaning. 24/7 Emergency

Service. 250-231-8529, 250-921-

4356, 250-364-0145. www.koote

naymoveandjunk.vpweb.ca www.

dirtbusters.vpweb.ca

PASS CREEK TOOL REPAIR: Air

and electric tools, small compressors,

quality repairs, fair price.

250-304-4811.

RUBBISH REMOVAL & RECY-

CLE, SNOW REMOVAL, estate

removal, gutter cleaning/sealing,

moving, deliveries, building demolition.

250-231-9397.

VALHALLA SEPTIC SERVICES

LTD.: Fully insured for all your

residential and commercial septic

pumping needs. 778-454-2221.

General Services

STEER ENVIRONMENTAL ASSO-

CIATES LTD: Dependable expertise

in environmental risk assessment,

etc. 250-777-3318, Nelson.

GARBAGE CAN DAN JUNK RE-

MOVAL: Full estate clean-outs

done quick! 250-608-7274, www.

garbagecandan.com

KEEP IT SIMPLE: For small businesses

and proprietorships, 20

years public accounting experience,

references upon request. alice.white.bookkeeping@gmail.com

HandyMattServices.ca Rossland,

Trail, Fruitvale, for all your Handyman

needs. Licensed and insured.

778-821-4720, handymattsrvcs@

gmail.com

CONOR’S COMPUTER REPAIR:

Troubleshooting, network setup, virus

and Malware scans. Castlegar

and Nelson housecalls. Courtesy

computer available. 250-608-1583.

NEED A PLUMBER? CALL VIR-

GO! We have up-to-date technology

to help us analyze and repair

any plumbing problem. Call Sean

at 250-353-3237. Visit www.virgoplumbing.com

for all our services.

General Services

BOB’S DOOR SERVICE: Commercial,

industrial and residential garage

door sales, service, repair and

installation. 24hr emergency service.

236-972-2627.

KOOTENAY CURRENCY EX-

CHANGE for all your foreign currency

needs. Better than bank rates

when buying or selling US dollars.

Canadian Gold and Silver . Call 250-

354-1441

PHILIP KANIGAN BSC. DMD, A

NAME YOU CAN TRUST: 250-365-

2289, www.castlegarnotary.com

JEN’S SERVICES AND MIGHTY

MOVERS: Commercial moving company,

also offering Gutter Cleaning,

Pressure Washing and more! We

strive to have the best customer service

and pricing! Call 250-231-3516.

TOO MUCH CLUTTER? HOARD-

ING? Call Michelle to help reorganize

your home for peace of mind, or

to get ready to sell! Services include

cleaning, painting, dump runs and

more. 250-538-7877.

THE DOCTOR IS BACK: Snowblower

special on now! All small engine

repair and service. 250-365-0005.

General Services

KOOTENAY WASTE SERVICES:

Commercial/residential garbage &

recycling pickup, roll off bins. Serving

Castlegar, Nelson, Slocan Valley,

Kaslo to Meadow Creek, and

everywhere in between. Weekly

residential pick up from just $14/

mo. See the full service map or sign

up on our website at www.kootenaywaste.com

JEN’S SERVICES: Offering Power

Raking Core Aeration, Mulch/

Topsoil delivery, Spring Cleanups,

Weekly/Biweekly Lawn Care, Gutter

Cleaning, Pressure Washing, Junk

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moving services. We strive

to have the best customer service

and pricing! Call 250-231-3516.

USA - PROPANE, RV, refrigerator

service. Dometic, Norcold, Crystal

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208-777-1759.

General Services

CLEANING GENIES: Professional

Clean Team. You’ve tried the rest,

now call the best! Fully insured,

WorkSafeBC. All employees on

payroll. Call Marilyn, 250-505-

8346. www.cleaninggenie.ca

BLADE DOCTOR: Best knife

sharpening service in Nelson. Super

fast same day return, also includes

a local area (Nelson) pickup

and return service, and a 2hr rush

order service, for additional cost.

Basic service charges range from

$5 to $14 per blade depending on

length. 10% off orders over $50.

Call 778-463-3034.

EXCAVATION CONTRACTOR

and certified septic designer and

installer, serving the Kootenays

since 1996. Essential C19 support.

Nelson Onsite Solutions, 250-354-

3709.

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General Services

IS YOUR MORTGAGE UP FOR

RENEWAL? Before you sign, why

not compare all the options? The

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1-888-998-9513, mortgages@

nancytrotman.com

STRONG GUY WITH A TRUCK:

Yard clean up, dump runs, small

moves, item deliveries, general

handyman. Have building experience.

Call Sage, 250-221-8520.

WHEN YOU HAVE SOMETH ING

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OR SELL, har ness the pow er of

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Gardening/Landscaping

**LUCKY LUMBERJACK TREE

SERVICE: Great rates for all your

tree needs. Danger tree removal,

pruning, 25yrs experience, fully

insured, fuel mitigation management.

Call Bo for more details,

250-354-3600.

Gardening/Landscaping

*AAATREEWORKSNELSON.

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2005. Professional Tree Care and

Wildfire Protection. WCB Certified

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Large Residential Removals, Selective

Harvesting and Wildlife/

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15˝ Tree Chipper, Stump Grinder,

14´ Dumper Trailer and 4x4 John

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Free estimates. Wylee Charbonneau,

250-551-4672.

*GLACIER VALLEY TREE CARE:

Local danger tree professionals.

Utility certified lift trucks. Whole

tree chippers. Stump grinding.

Pruning. Land clearing. Certified

arborists, fallers, assessors. Free

same day assessment and advice.

Certified & insured WCB. Jim

Sipkes, 25yrs experience. 250-

304-3774, jim@glaciertree.com

CANADIAN GARDEN SUPPLY: We

now deliver to the entire West Kootenay

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growing supplies! 250-304-2911,

www.canadiangardensupply.com

Gardening/Landscaping

COLUMBIA TREE SERVICES/

SIMS CONTRACTING LTD: Call

Pat Sims for a free estimate for 60´

bucket truck, chipping, climbing/

rigging, stump grinding, soil delivery.

Certified, Insured, WorkSafe.

Thousands of satisfied customers

since 1980. 250-367-7939.

Health/Personal

ARE YOU TIRED? DO YOU

SNORE? You may have sleep apnea.

Call Columbia Respiratory for

your free consultation, no referral

required. 1-844-440-0277.

REGISTERED MASSAGE THER-

APY: Joli Guthrie RMT, MSP available.

By appointment. 250-353-

7605, Kaslo.

SHADE TREE MASSAGE THER-

APY NOW WELCOMING new and

returning clients for therapeutic

and relaxation treatments. Clean,

quiet, professional office located

in Winlaw. Jessica Coonen, RMT

250-226-6887, shadetreemassagetherapy@fastmail.com

Health/Personal

GRATITUDE MASSAGE AND

WELLNESS: Relax on an amethyst

crystal Biomat w/a deep tissue relaxation

massage or Reiki session.

Raynor certified and Reiki Master,

Laurie. 250-219-9908, Kaslo.

GLASS HOUSE OPTICAL: 701

Front St, Nelson, 250-354-3937

and Unit 2, 688 18th St, Castlegar,

250-365-2026. Free sight testing

at both locations.

RED CLOVER DENTAL: Committed

to providing you with the best

in oral health care! #201 402 Baker

St, Nelson. 250-352-5012.

IRIDOLOGY HEALTH ASSESS-

MENT: Introductory Offer. Now

booking online at Spectrum

Treatment Centre, Castlegar. Visit

www.KootenayWellness.com.

Aaron Ander, Holistic Nutrition.

250-551-4233.

Health/Personal

PROFESSIONAL HAIRCUTS AND

STYLES: For one and all. Clean

comfortable home setting, reasonable

prices, flexible days and

hours, COVID regulations in effect.

By appointment only please. 250-

226-6833, Slocan Valley.

KOOTENAY INTEGRATED

HEALTH Chiropractic, physiotherapy,

massage therapy, acupuncture.

Same day appointments

available. 250-365-3365. www.

kootenayintegrated.com

Notices Page

Legal

CHRIS BORN PLEASE BE AD-

VISED the storage fees at Playmor

Storage, South Slocan BC,

are past due. If full payment is not

received by Feb. 26/21 contents

shall be removed, sold or disposed

of on said date or thereafter.

Lost

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Credit Union, Castlegar, reward

offered. 250-365-7352.

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Sail Nelson is back

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Captain Penny has been working on safe operating procedures

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reorganizing the curriculum to limit the overlap of movement

of students on the boat. She is confident that programs and

classes can

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this summer!

Courses

planned for

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Notices Page

Notice

PASSMORE HALL IS HOSTING

THEIR AGM on Feb. 11 at 6:30pm

via Zoom. Anyone interested in

joining the meeting and learning

what we are about please join at

Meeting ID 856 1199 0465 with

Passcode V7dLeg. Alternatively

contact Ruth at 250-226-0021.

CORRECTION RE: Spelling error

in Jan. 11 editorial ‘Katrina Conroy,

BC’s new Minister of Forests’.

The correct spelling of her name is

Katrine Conroy. Our apologize Katrine.

Pennywise.

Announcement

APPLY NOW! ARTS & CULTURE

FUNDING: Columbia Kootenay

Cultural Alliance, in partnership

with Columbia Basin Trust, invites

individuals of all artistic disciplines,

and arts and cultural groups in the

Columbia Basin to apply for project

funding. Info and applications available

at www.basinculture.com For

info call CKCA at 250-505-5505 or

1-877-505-7355 or email admin@

wkartscouncil.com Application

deadline is Mar. 5, or Mar. 12, 2021,

depending on the program.

Education

Classes/Workshops

ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS:

Online Music Production Lessons.

Try 1hr FREE at www.spacefood.ca

Classes/Workshops

SELKIRK COLLEGE COMMU-

NITY EDUCATION & workplace

training. www.selkirk.ca/ce,

1-866-301-6601 for information.

COMMUNITY FUTURES SMALL

BUSINESS WORKSHOPS ARE

NOW ONLINE! Create or update

your brand to attract more business:

“Branding Logo and Business

Card Design” w Alex Balcer,

Feb. 2, 9am-4pm, $90 +GST. You

will need a computer and decent

WiFi to attend via zoom. Email:

info@futures.bc.ca to register. Full

schedule: www.futures.bc.ca/

workshops/

Education

Classes/Workshops

IN KASLO ONLY - PRENATAL/

POSTNATAL CORE RESTORE: a

free workshop with Megan Lowe,

Integrative Movement Specialist.

Care for yourself! Join us on

Zoom to learn and practice! Safe

strengthening designed specifically

for pre and postnatal women.

Prepare core and pelvic floor for

birth, restore your deepest core

muscles, postpartum. Gentle exercises,

breath and awareness.

Tuesdays, Feb. 2-23, 1:30-2:20pm.

Free catered lunch delivered to

participants each week. Register

with Barb Cyr: barbcyr@nklcss.org

or 250-353-7691 ext.209 Offered

by North Kootenay Lake Community

Services Society.

COMMUNITY FUTURES SMALL

BUSINESS WORKSHOPS ARE

NOW ONLINE! Get your small

business onto Facebook: “Facebook

for Business - Beginner”

with Amanda Murray, Feb. 3, 9am-

1pm, $50 +GST. You will need a

computer and decent WiFi to attend

via zoom. Email: info@futures.

bc.ca to register. Full schedule:

www.futures.bc.ca/workshops/

Animals

Livestock

HAY FOR SALE: $7 per bale. 250-

551-0955.

HORSE HAY: Small squares,

55lbs. Grass mix. $10/bale. 250-

254-8415 or 250-428-4316.

Pets

DOG-SITTING SERVICE in the

comfort of my home. Daycare and

overnight boarding (meds/shots).

Drop-ins for cats. Dog walking.

Housesitting/checks. Susan, 250-

365-0778.

DOG BOARDING: Dogs love it at

Spirit of the North Kennels, Salmo.

250-357-9390, almagaw@telus.net

A NICE FAMILY ATMOSPHERE

for your small dog at Willacres

Dog Boarding, Fruitvale. Joan,

250-367-7706.

LOOKING FOR A young female

German Shepherd or cross. 250-

353-7128.

RETIRED GENTLEMAN LOOK-

ING TO ADOPT young adult,

small breed non-shedding or short

haired dog. 250-505-2624.

Animals

Pets

FEBRUARY IS PET DENTAL

HEALTH MONTH: Once again

Kootenay Critters in Castlegar

is offering anesthetic-free teeth

cleaning for an incredible price,

starting at $75. Talk to Angie, our

certified hygienist if you have any

questions about this or any of our

pet care services. 250-365-7370.

STUD NEEDED FOR PUREBRED

ROUGH COLLIE: Prefer Purebred

Collie, Shepherd or other. 250-

512-0909.

Automotive

Cars

CANADA’S BEST SELLING VEHI-

CLE BRAND - FORD! Check out

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Trucks

WE’RE CONFIDENT THAT WE

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Sudoku puzzles are formatted as a 9x9 grid,

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January 25

ACROSS

1 ---

6 ---

13 Dig deep amongst

14 Triangular team flags

16 Pull up anchor

17 Judas ___ (Biblical

betrayer)

18 U.S. grp. for cookie-selling

tweens

19 With 34 and 55-Across,

a little unrefined ... or a

description of this grid (see

unclued answers)

21 “I Can’t Take ___ More”

Knowing Your Boundaries

continue

(John Fogerty)

22 Hit the gas, with “it”

23 Bacon-frying sound

24 Pita wrap that’s big in

Halifax

26 Gave off, as C0 2

29 “Ladder” in Leggs

30 Active phase at a sleep lab

31 Sweetie, in Grandma-

Across

that counts.

1 ---

Winston Churchill

6 ---

13 Dig deep amongst speak

32 This time and never again

14 Triangular Advertising team flags

Works.

33 Canada ___ (ginger ale

16 Pull up anchor brand)

34 See 19-Across

17 Judas ___ (Biblical betrayer) 38 Suffix with glob- or ov-

41 Do for Colin Kaepernick

18 U.S. grp. for cookie-selling 42 Hip-related

tweens

46 “I’ve told you ___

thousand times!”

19 With 34 and 55-Across, 47 Word a from little a

unrefined ... or a description Drummondville of downer

48 Heed one’s every whim

this grid (see unclued 50 Like answers) cheap knock-offs

52 Email letters?

21 "I Can't Take ___ More" (John

53 Schnozz attachment?

Fogerty)

54 Deviate sharply

55 See 19-Across

22 Hit the gas, with "it" 57 Only, in Berlin

23 Bacon-frying sound

58 Land of gold, and a

Cadillac model

24 Pita wrap that's big 61 in Wrongful Halifaxfirings?

63 Hammered to a wall, say

26 Gave off, as C02 64 Golf lesson tee-off topic

65 ---

29 "Ladder" in Leggs 66 ---

30 Active phase at a sleep lab

31 Sweetie, in Grandma-speak

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1 Gobble up

2 Its capital is Bucharest

3 ___-Aztecan (language

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4 Chic Christian

5 Piaf classic “La vie ___”

6 “In ___ eye!” (“B.S.!”)

7 Hebrew R

8 Pol. email hacking target,

2016

9 Spanish “a”

10 Stick one’s___ (meddle)

11 Onesie worn at the barre

12 More deadpan

13 ---

Knowing your Boundaries

15 ---

20 Cross-border shopper’s

currency: Abbr.

24 Home heating conduit

25 Musical wonder kind?

27 ___ la la (singing syllables)

28 Ruthless boss

29 Orb-shaped: Abbr.

32 She co-founded Artists

Against Fracking

35 “The Wizard ___”

36 Ode object for Keats

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Pat Henman, theatre artist and BC Arts

Council member commented, “As an independent

artist myself, I know how daunting

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welcome by artists trying to maintain their

practice. These grants offer financial support

for professional artists who are vital to our

communities and our economy.”

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According to Statistics Canada, unemployment

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and has not recovered at the pace of other B.C.

industries.

• A 2006 study showed for every dollar

invested through the BC Arts Council,

arts and cultural organizations generate

$1.57 in gross domestic product.

• As part of Stronger BC,

the Province is providing

$21 million to support

arts and culture

organizations’ recovery

through the BC Arts

Council.

• In addition to regular

grants through the

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B.C. government has

provided the following

targeted relief funding

for artists since March

2020:

• More than 108 microgrants

to artists to help

them adapt to changes

in the sector through

the BC Arts Council, in

partnership with Yosef

Wosk Family Foundation

and City of Vancouver.

• More than 740 microgrants

to musicians

to support free livestreams

on Showcase BC

through Creative BC.

To apply for the Pivot for Individuals program,

visit: www.bcartscouncil.ca/program/

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JANUARY 7 TH 2021 - FEBRUARY 4 TH 2021

CRA issuing T4As to

COVID-19 benefit recipients

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government

of Canada rolled out measures to support Canadians

through this public health crisis. This assistance has

included the delivery of unprecedented financial support

programs through the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA),

such as the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB),

the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB), the Canada

Recovery Benefit (CRB), the Canada Recovery Sickness

Benefit (CRSB), and the Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit

(CRCB) . As stated from the beginning, these benefits

which have helped millions of Canadians put food on the

table and keep a roof over their head during this crisis are

taxable.

Starting January 11, Canadians will begin receiving T4A

slips from the CRA for these benefits to support their tax filing.

The T4A is virtually identical to the T4 slips Canadians

are used to receiving from their employers, but rather than

employment income, they provide the amounts of COVID-

19 benefits received from the CRA in 2020.

If you have questions about the slip, including if you think

there may be a mistake or have received it in error, please

contact the CRA by phone at 1-800-959-8281. The CRA

knows there have been questions in recent weeks about eligibility

for these programs. The Government of Canada continues

to look at options to respond to these concerns as we

continue to support Canadians through this crisis.

Quick facts:

Canadians who received relief payments but do not get a

T4A slip by March 10th need not worry. They may be able to

get a copy by using the My Account for individuals service or

contacting the CRA directly (phone 1-833-966-2099).

Canadians who received benefits from Service Canada

will receive a T4E Statement of Employment Insurance and

Other Benefits from Service Canada in order to complete

their 2020 tax and benefit return. Contact Service Canada for

more information on T4Es and when they can be expected.

Information from a T4E will need to be entered on line

11900 of your 2020 income tax and benefit return. As with

a T4A, this information could be entered automatically

for individuals who are registered for My Account, use the

Auto-fill my return function, and file with NETFILE-certified

software.

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Recover and grow with

skilled student talent

Jenna Buhrmann, a Biochemistry and Microbiology student

at UVic helps in a brewery in Victoria

Like many businesses in BC, finding good talent may be

one of your top-of-mind challenges. You have too much

work and not enough staffing capacity to move your business

forward.

Hiring skilled student talent can provide your business

with short-term labour support that addresses your business

needs. By bringing a student into your workplace, you can

save costs, innovate, and increase your productivity.

As Dan Baxter, Interim CEO, BC Chamber of Commerce,

puts it, “By bringing a student into the workforce for shortterm

labour support, businesses can save costs, increase

overall worker capacity, and drive productivity. This in turn

helps to build a stronger BC now, and in the future.”

The Talent Forward program connects businesses with

student talent to help businesses recover and build for the

future. This free program is a benefit to BC Chamber members

and is funded by the Ministry of Advanced Education,

Training, and Skills in partnership with the Association for

Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning BC/

Yukon

Free one-to-one advisor support

Talk to one of our BC Chamber advisors to learn which

student talent programs can best fit your business needs. We

will connect you to the appropriate post-secondary school(s)

and will help you identify funding sources and wage subsidies.

Throughout the process, we are available for any questions you

have regarding student talent.

Contact us at talentforward@bcchamber.org to set up a

free advising session. ~ BC Chamber of Commerce

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