THE FERNIE FIX'S GREEN EDITION is great to get us all thinking about how we can reduce our impact on the environment. However, this legal article is difficult to make “green,” particularly since environmental lawyers are usually only in bigger cities, and I am a small-town lawyer and can’t be so specific in my practice. Don’t get me wrong, I care about the environment, but I wasn’t quite sure where to start to write my “green” legal article. Thus, a little research was in order and as a result, this article is comprised of ideas and information from on-line sources.
Bella Décor, www.belladecors.com 250-423-4100
Bella Décor offers professional and free design consultation to help you choose the right window covering that fits your need for functionality and design, all within your budget. Bella Décor is operated and owned by designers who work with you to achieve the perfect solution for your window needs, and can provide the support you need.
I wrote about the new Family Law Act in my June 2012 Fernie Fix article; see http://www.ferniefix.com/article/change-coming if you are interested in what I had to say then. However, at the time that I wrote that article, the proposed legislation was relatively new and it was unknown when it would come into force. We now have a date that it will be enacted – March 18, 2013.
The Arts Station, www.theartsstation.com 250-423-4842
The Arts Station offers everything from pottery classes to concerts with Juno Award winning musicians. Supported by the City of Fernie, the BC Arts Council, corporate sponsors such as Teck and Stanford Resort and by memberships, this spring The Arts Station is embarking on an ambitious membership drive.
Glenys Johnson – Edward Jones, 1361 C 7th Ave 250-423-4472
Glenys Johnson, financial advisor for Edward Jones is pleased to announce the opening of her branch office in Fernie. Glenys brings a wealth of professional experience to her position as financial advisor with over 15 years working in finance. She chose to work with Edward Jones in servicing this community due to its reputation as one of the top financial firms in the country.
It is winter. In Fernie. It hardly needs to be said, but, winter conditions are going to be everywhere in town – and for quite a while longer. Of course, this snow and ice can create slippery conditions for pedestrians visiting or passing over the property that you own or are renting. If you are wondering what your responsibilities are for clearing away this snow and ice, look no further.
Your dog is friendly, right? Your dog wouldn’t hurt a fly. Your dog has never hurt any person or animal. Your dog barks or growls, but it’s just its way of playing. If these are some of the justifications you use to let your dog out without a leash, this article is for you.
In Fernie, there seems to be an epidemic of dogs off leash, but if this is commonly how you deal with your dog, you aren’t doing your dog, yourself or your neighbours any favours.
In the Community Charter (S.C.B. 2003 c.26), a “dangerous dog” is a dog that:
(a) has killed or seriously injured a person,
Dr. Karley Denoon, ND, 571 2nd Ave 250-531-0154
Having recently moved back to the Elk Valley, Dr. Karley Denoon, ND, is excited to have opened Fernie’s first Naturopathic medical clinic. With a convenient downtown location she looks forward to meeting clients, offering a 15-minute complimentary consultation to meet the doctor.
L'Association Francophone des Rocheuses du Sud
Parlez-vous français? L'Association Francophone des Rocheuses du Sud (AFRoS) does!
With the holiday season approaching, you should be aware of possible liability as a result of the various festivities you might be hosting. Host liability can be divided into two categories: the “social host” and the “commercial host.” A social host is simply someone that has a party where alcohol is consumed and a commercial host is an establishment that serves alcohol for profit.
Big Bang Bagels, 502 2nd Ave 250-423-7778
Big Bang Bagels is very sad to report that, this coming winter season, there will be no Little Bang Bagels at Snow Creek Lodge. “We are grateful to have been able to serve you bagels and coffee the last three winters up at Fernie Alpine Resort,” says owner Carolyn Doyle.
“We hope to still satisfy your bagel need in our downtown location, which is still open 7am daily.”
Etheridge Law, 401 2nd Ave 250-430-0007
There is a new choice for legal services in the Elk Valley. Etheridge Law is a new law office in Fernie operated by Angela Etheridge, who has been providing reliable legal service to residents of the Elk Valley for over seven years. Etheridge Law will be located at 401 – 2nd Avenue (2nd Floor) and can be reached at 250-430-0007 or email@example.com.