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Budget Rent A Car now in Trail, BC SEE ADVERTISEMENT INSIDE. GOLDEN GLORY TRAIL MARKS HOCKEY HIGHLIGHT SPRING BLOSSOMS AT VA N D U S E N G A R D E N FISH STORIES FROM LEGACY LODGE YOUR COMPLIMENTARY COPY FEBRUARY MARCH 2011 VOLUME 5 NUMBER 1

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CONTENTS S O A R PA C I F I C C O A S TA L A I R L I N E S I N F L I G H T M A G A Z I N E PRESIDENTS MESSAGE February March 2011 Volume 5, Number 1 Xyxyxyx Xyxyxxyx 16 MAKING THE CASE WERE IN THE BUSINESS OF BC Over the winter my team of creative thinkers and I spent time considering how we can continue momentum specifically, the progress gained by the customerinspired initiatives introduced in 2010. During the first stage of these talks we brainstormed for something new, but then came

Support the Museum at Campbell River at its annual book sale UPFRONT BOOK SALE BENEFITS T H E M U S E U M AT C A M P B E L L R I V E R Stop by the Museum at Campbell River for the museums sixth annual Used Book Sale and Fundraiser, March 5 and 6. Find favourite authors and discover a few new ones at this fundraiser featuring hundreds of gently used books sold at minimum prices. With titles covering topics ranging from history to mystery, youre sure to find something for yourself, family and fri

The Cheesecake Burlesque Revue we have accomplished so far and give fans a look at the next decade. We have new music that just adds to the fun. Emerson Drive has earned both a Grammy Award nomination and multiple JUNO Award nominations, and has recorded more than 15 hits in Canada, a No.1 single in the US and many Top 5 songs on the Billboard charts in both countries. Cant catch the band in Cranbrook The group is launching its tour in Victoria, Feb. 8 at the McPherson Playhouse. FMI www.emerso

annual seed exchange and garden fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the recreation complex. Swap or buy seeds and plants grown in Powell River, while taking in gardening workshops, seedsaving tips and techniques and community information booths. Bring your seeds or garden plants for swapping along with plants and bulbs to trade. Admission is just 1, with children free. FMI httpseedsavers.wordpress.com Bootleg Sled Dog Races Trail The Schumann Letters February 8 Trail Society for the Performing Arts pre

supremacy in CBC Hockey Night in Canadas Play On, a fouronfour street hockey national championship tournament. Played in conjunction with the 10th annual Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada celebration, teams will take to the pavement on Belleville Street in Victorias picturesque Inner Harbour for the chance to hoist the Redwood Cup. Play On features both mens and womens recreational and competitive street hockey tournament divisions for all skill levels and all ages. The twoday event is free to spe

Tales of the Cocktail March 13 to 15 For eight years Tales of the Cocktail has been bringing cocktail lovers from around the world to New Orleans. What began as a small gathering of cocktail lovers has grown to become the premier cocktail festival, serving as an annual meeting place for the worlds most influential professionals. For the first time, this acclaimed cocktail festival is taking its show on the road, with the first minifestival coming to Vancouver. This threeday festival will give co

The World Champion 1961 Trail Smoke Eaters Photo courtesy Trail Historical Society Trail to the Cup THE TRAIL SMOKE EATERS CELEBRATE THE GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY OF THEIR SECOND WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP arch 12 marks 50 years since the Trail Smoke Eaters took the 1961 World Hockey Championship giving The Smokies the distinction of being the last Canadian amateur hockey team to win a World Championship. The City of Trail is certainly not about to let such a milestone pass unrecognized Its a very big deal,

However, local historian Greg Nesteroff refutes this story, noting that Trail sports teams had been called Smoke Eaters as early as 1901, likely referring to the emissions from the local smelter, built in 189596. References to the Trail Smoke Eaters appear more frequently in the Trail newspaper into the 1920s, when the paper began to report on the teams games. By the 1930s, the name had been adopted by the team and the famous crest was created. Further, Nesteroff discovered that the famous carto

of Czech Hockey and is a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame. And in 1969, Anatoli Tarasov, the great Russian National Team coach, told a Vancouver group that the 1939 Trail Smoke Eaters were one of the greatest teams he had ever seen, amateur or professional, and that he tried to pattern his teams after the great team play and passing of that team. Notable names among the Smokies alumni include sports commentator and former NHLer Ray Ferraro, Vancouver Giants captain

All roads lead to Trail Welcome to Trail FATE Photography W hile the Trail Smoke Eaters have been one of Trails best known sports exports over the years, the city has many more attributes to recommend it. Sitting on the Columbia River in the picturesque West Kootenays, near the US border, the community that would become City of Trail was settled in the 1890s, supporting the goldcopper mines in the mountains surrounding nearby Rossland. In 1895, a small smelter was built to refine ore from the

in recognition of its outstanding athletes and there are many see the previous Trail Smoke Eaters anniversary story for just a sampling or stop by its main street monument and check out the Home of the Champions statue, paying tribute to all who have contributed in Trail through sports, industry or lifestyle. On the job, Trail is home to a thriving business community, providing todays visitors and residents with a wealth of retail services while also blazing trails in technology, research and d

Snow Time ASSOCIATION MAKES ALPINE SPORTS ACCESSIBLE FOR ALL before Christmas from the Canucks for Kids Fund and VANOC a grant to provide improved access to adaptive snow sports. Because of this funding our Snowbility program will be able introduce adaptive snow sports to remote communities across the province by helping to establish communitybased and volunteersupported clubs, says Forrester. Additionally, the grant will allow us to provide enhanced support to existing adaptive snow sport clubs

Spring Blossoms VanDusen Garden at S pring comes early on the West Coast and one of the best places to welcome its arrival first hand is Vancouvers VanDusen Garden. An oasis in the middle of the city, VanDusen Garden grew out of the an unoccupied property owned by Canadian Pacific Railway. The VanDusen Botanical Garden Association formed in 1966 to help the Vancouver Park Board save the 22hectare site, purchased with shared funding from the City of Vancouver, the BC government and the Vancouver

In the Office Photos courtesy Pottinger Gaherty ...WITH WILL GAHERTY, MS, P. ENG., PRESIDENT AND COFOUNDER OF POTTINGER GAHERTY PGL, ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS or two decades, Pottinger Gaherty PGL has been delivering environmental management solutions and strategies to a diverse array of clients, ranging from financiers, engineering firms and lawyers to First Nations, industry and government agencies. Their aim To develop effective, innovative and intelligent management strategies to help clien

Photo courtesy Pottinger Gaherty Second, like many other professional industries, such as legal, accounting and engineering, our industry has over the last few years seen a number of larger firms buying up the smaller ones. While an indicator of the economic growth the industry has had and will have, the variety of service type and level has been reduced, to the detriment of the client, I think. What role has PGL played in that evolution Since beginning the company, we have always approached ea

Fish Stories MADE IN BEAUTIFUL BC Photos courtesy Legacy Lodge By Jennifer Blyth I n real estate, its said that location is everything. As any outdoorsman knows, the same is true for a great fishing lodge. Set amid bountiful waters and breathtaking BC scenery, Legacy Lodge, on the protected waters of Rivers Inlet, boasts just such a location. One of the differences with Legacy Lodge is that were close to the mouth of the inlet were in an ideal location, says Legacy Lodge owner Phil Dawson.

Photos courtesy Legacy Lodge This allows those familiar with mooching to fish on their own as much as desired while having the benefit of a guides knowledge of the waters, techniques and premier fishing locations. For those new to salmon fishing, the guides create success for all anglers by accelerating the learning curve and providing inboat assistance throughout their trip, Dawson notes. Every year we have people who have never operated a boat and who have never gone fishing and they have a

FOODFORTHOUGHT PORK LOIN CHOPS WITH PEAR RELISH AND BRANDY BUTTER SAUCE Recipe Ingredients 4 servings 4 x 300g pork loin chops Marinate pork loin chops for 24 hours in olive oil and fresh herbs suggested fresh thyme and rosemary Wildfire Rustic Grill Panorama Mountain Village Panorama, BC V0A 1T0 Tel 250.341.3054 www.panoramaresort.com Pear Relish 2 pears 30ml onion 10g cinnamon 250ml red wine 30g brown sugar 5ml white vinegar 10g butter Peel and dice pears and fine dice onion. Cook off in th

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A T R I V E R S I N L E T, B R I T I S H C O L U M B I A THE FISHING ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME Battle the legendary Rivers Inlet Chinook and Coho Salmon on calm protected waters. Legacy Lodge offers allinclusive salmon fishing adventures for those seeking the ultimate fishing experience. Come enjoy our superior amenities, inboat instructor program and warm hospitality as you renew your passions for the great outdoors. Unlimited use of Scout boats with electronics and premium gear Private rooms

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