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HEALTH BUS BARGAIN

The Northern Health Connections bus service offers affordable transportation to health appointments for patients, as well as companions for those who need help.

Routes stop at 100 Mile House, Williams Lake, Quesnel, Prince George and Vancouver three times each week, and also cover many northern communities.

Visit www.northernhealth.ca and select Your Health, NH Connections for scheduling and rates.

PROPERTY PRICES

The British Columbia Northern Real Estate Board (BCNREA) has released its 2012 MLS® statistics.

In the 100 Mile House area, 291 properties worth $58.5 million sold, which is similar to 2011. The 91 single-family homes sold with a median value of $218,000.

Seventy-two bare properties, 65 acreage homes, 33 manufactured homes and 21 recreational properties also sold.

The year ended with 525 properties on the market, down slightly from 2011 (541).

For more information, call BCNREA vice-president Gisela Janzen at 250-395-3424.

SUMMER JOB FUNDING

The 2013 Canada Summer Jobs Program opens Feb. 1, and provides funding to help employers create summer job opportunities for students between the ages of 15 and 30.

Applications are being accepted until Feb. 28 by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. For more information, visit www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/funding_programs/yes/csj/index.shtml.