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THURSDAY MARCH 15, 2012 TOURNEY TIP-OFF The B.C. AAA high school boys basketball championship is underway, and the Yale Lions lost their opener A18 CONNECT YOURSELF News, events, contests 2011 WINNER A B B O T S F O R D Online all the time. In print Tuesday, Thursday & Friday Regional district split: Abby can’t be solo city Minister says Abbotsford could create a new district with neighbours A3 CRASH LITIGATION Lions hit hoops for Josh A3 Husband of woman killed in accident joins civil action TRIP WARNING Karen MURPHY CORR Contributor The 2011 Grey Cup Champion BC Lions will take to the basketball court in Abbotsford on Friday, as they take on the St. John Brebeuf Bears in a fundraiser for a Grade 8 boy battling cancer. It’s Josh’s second fight with the disease. He has rhabdomyosarcoma, which was first diagnosed just days after his birthday in December of 2009. (The family has requested that their last name not be published.) The soft-tissue cancer tumour was in remission after treatment until it was diagnosed again in January. When a former employee of Josh’s father heard the news, she turned to her current employer Kim Chapdelaine, the wife of BC Lions offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Jacques Chapdelaine. “I know Kim and Jacques are Continued on A5 A11 Parents advised to be cautious about student holiday trips not sanctioned by schools KODIAKS CLAW PILOTS A14 The local junior B hockey club lost Game 1 of their second-round series to Aldergrove Letters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A9 „ Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A14 „ Viewpoint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A8 „ Classifieds. . . . . . . . . . A35 Submitted photo Josh and his mother Cheryle in 2009 during his first battle with cancer, which has returned. A special fundraising event will be held tomorrow (Friday) night at St. John Brebeuf, a local private Catholic secondary school. Hearing aids have come a long way... Visit us today to check out the latest technology and hear the difference! UÊVi>ÀiÀÊëiiV…ʈ˜ÊL>VŽ}ÀœÕ˜`ʘœˆÃi UÊÜ՘`Ê>ÃÊVœÃiÊ̜ʘ>ÌÕÀ>Ê>ÃÊ«œÃÈLi UÊVœ“«>̈LˆˆÌÞÊ܈̅Ê՘ˆµÕiÊ`iۈViÃÊvœÀ ÊÊLiÌÌiÀÊÜ՘`ʵÕ>ˆÌÞÊ܅i˜ÊÕȘ}ʓœLˆi ÊÊ«…œ˜iÃʜÀʏˆÃÌi˜ˆ˜}Ê̜Ê̅iÊÌiiۈȜ˜ „ We Beat any Advertised Price by 10%* Since 1987 our team has been dedicated to improving the hearing health of the Abbotsford community. >Ài˜ *comparable product 85¢ +HST We can help you hear better! CALL NOW FOR A FREE HEARING TEST & CONSULTATION >ÀÀÞÊ7°Ê ˆVŽi] BC-HIS >ÀŽÊ ˆVŽi] -V]  604-855-8722 œi}iʜvÊ-«iiV…ÊEÊi>Àˆ˜}Ê*ÀœviÃȜ˜>ÃʜvÊ ROBERTSON HEARING CENTREÊÊ>À`i˜Ê*>ÀŽÊ/œÜiÀÊUÊ£äÈʇÊÓnÓxÊ i>ÀLÀœœŽÊ-Ì° Rd.

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