Fall 2009 Volume 18 Number 3

Fall 2009 Volume 18 Number 3

 
 


COVER STORY:

Soup and Sandwiches with Spiritual and Social Support

 

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THE SECRETARY AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Your Notary, Education, and You! Part II
Wayne Braid
Page 6

FEATURES

Volunteering

THE PRESIDENT
Volunteering
Susan Davis
Page 7

KEYNOTE
Volunteering Vignettes
Val Wilson
Page 8

Message from The Honourable Steven L. Point, OBC Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
Page 9

The Courage to Volunteer
Nigel Atkin
Page 10

Saluting the Everyday Volunteer
Tammy Morin Nakashima
Page 12

The Point Grey Fiesta:
Celebrating our Community

Filip de Sagher
Page 14

The Art of Recruiting and Retention
Chuck Salmon
Page 16

Born to Volunteer
Cheryl Bennewith
Page 17

Supporting Bras for a Cause
Noreen Straker
Page 18

For Girl Guides
Page 20

For the Animals
Page 20

In the Arts
Page 20

In a Girls Club
Page 20

In the Community
Page 21


What Does it Take to Become a BC Notary Public?
Page 3

The Scrivener: What’s in a Name?
Page 4

Honouring Our Own:
The Excellence of Bob Reid
Val Wilson
Page 26

Lunch Date with the Illustrious Dr. Hoeter
Page 28

The Newest Members of Our 25-Year Club
Page 29

The Board of Directors of The Society of Notaries Public of BC
Page 29

BC Notaries’ Annual Fall Conference and AGM 2009
Derek Smoluk
Page 30

Our Friend Pam Lawson
Cheryl Vavra
Page 36

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
Activity Keeps Margaret Jeffels Young
Page 38

Profile of a BC Notary: Sparwood, BC
Marian Gravelle
Page 40

Life is Good in Sparwood!
Page 41

Services a BC Notary Can Provide
Page 47

Advertise in the Winter Scrivener
Page 47



The Board of Governors of the Notary Foundation of BC
Page 42

SPOTLIGHT ON GOOD WORKS
Vancouver Community College Legal Administrative Assistant Program
Page 43


VIGNETTE
Weihnachtsgänse and Wiedervereinigung
Bernard Hoeter, PhD
Page 44

PRIVATE RECIPE
Erika’s Recipe for Christmas Goose
Page 45

Charity Profile
Embracing Life: Canuck Place
Filomena Nalewajek
Page 46

Editor’s
Page 47

Education
Finishing Your University Degree: Mission Possible at SFU!
Ruth Price
Page 48

Financial Planning
How to Choose a Financial Advisor
Larry Jacobson
Page 50

LETTERS
Page 51

SENIORS
“It Takes a Village . . . . “
John Crawford
Page 52

Help Services for British Columbians
One-Stop Help: Information Services Vancouver
Myrna Holman
Page 54

Business to Business

GUEST COLUMN
Lunch with the Honourable H. A. D. Oliver and Observations on the Early History of The Society of Notaries Public
John Burgoyne
Page 56

History
Roman Civil Law Part III
Bernard W. Hoeter, PhD
Page 58

TRAVEL
Walking across England
Laura Johnson
Page 62

BC HISTORY: Part 9
The Canadian Pacific Railway and British Columbia: 1878 – 1881
Bob Reid
Page 64

TAXES
Lots of Interest—in the Home Renovation Tax Credit!
Kathryn Edwards
Page 71

Wills & Estates
Wills Variation Act: Consideration of Benefits Passing Outside Estate
Trevor Todd, Judith Milliken
Page 73

Technology
Upgrade, Backup, Have Fun
Akash Sablok
Page 76

Honours & Events
PEOPLE
Page 78

Where in the World has The Scrivener Been?
Page 78

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