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Friday May 21, 2010 (Vol. 35 No. 41) V O I C E O F T H E S E M I A H M O O P E N I N S U L A w w w. p e a c e a r c h n e w s . c o m String star: Musical prodigy Kierah Raymond � and her distinctive blue fiddle � are back with a new CD and a book showcasing her original compositions. see page 23 Controversial issue criticized in other Metro Vancouver areas Garbage-burning plan gets easy ride Jeff Nagel Black Press Semiahmoo Peninsula residents lodged nary a peep of protest Tuesday evening over Metro Vancouver's controversial strategy to build a new garbage incinerator to replace the Cache Creek landfill. Just 25 people attended Metro's public meeting in White Rock on its proposed solid waste management plan, and none raised concerns over air quality or health impacts from burning waste � the dominant issue at earlier meetings further east in the Fraser Valley. Instead, officials fielded questions ranging from composting to strategies to reduce smoke from fireplaces and open burning. Ocean Park resident Bruce Ferguson took aim at continued landfilling, particularly the growing mountain of waste at the Vancouver Landfill in Burns Bogs. "In another 20 years, we won't have to go to Whistler," he said. "We can use that as a downhill ski run." Ferguson said an incinerator paired with a district heating system would pollute less than landfills. "We should be building modern waste-to- energy plants like they have all over Europe," he said. Metro's plan calls for new steps to reduce, reuse and recycle to increase the diversion rate from 55 to 70 per cent. It proposes a new waste-to-energy plant in the region to handle up to 500,000 tonnes of remaining waste, as the region would stop see page 4 Crime hits businesses Autopsy complete Call for backup Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter Number of shooters still unclear Police investigating the shooting death of a 32-year-old Morgan Creek man still don't know how many assailants were involved. However, officers are optimistic that information will soon be athand, according to Cpl. Dale Carr, spokesperson for the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team. "We're confident, in time, we'll have a list of individuals we'll want to focus on," Carr said Wednesday. Chhminder Singh Gill was shot to death outside his Morgan Creek home early Sunday (May 16). Police and emergency crews responded to his 3779 156 St. house at approximately 12:30 a.m, after neighbours reported hearing shots fired. They found the father of two in his garage. He had multiple gunshot wounds. Despite 40 minutes of resuscitation efforts, he was pronounced dead at the scene. Carr said an autopsy conducted Tuesday did not yield any surprises as to the cause of death. He would not reveal exactly how many times the victim had been shot, describing the detail as "holdback information." "There are a limited number of investigators that will know the true number of rounds," Carr said. "It helps us separate the wheat from the chaff, if you will." Police had planned to interview more than 100 area residents. - Tracy Holmes Klayne Kozak knows how it feels to be victimized. An owner of Gasland, Kozak said his South Surrey business has been targeted twice in the past month, most recently on May 1 when thieves made off with $10,000 worth of equipment. Kozak knows he is not alone. Other businesses around Gasland � at 24 Avenue and King George Boulevard � have also been hit in recent months, he said. After attending a Crime Reduction Solutions meeting last week, he knows he's not the only one feeling frustrated by a perceived lack of police action to address such crime in the neighbourhood. But while Kozak feels at a loss as to how to prevent further crime to his own business, he is more concerned about the steps some of his neighbours are taking to protect their property. "I'm hearing story after story of how people are taking the law into their own hands because they don't feel the system is going to do it," Kozak said. "People... are kind of booby-trapping their business and they're not calling police to discipline and perform justice on these crooks. They're performing their own justice and then they're phoning police. "Innocent people are going to get Tracy Holmes photo Business owner Klayne Kozak speaks with South Surrey Staff Sgt. Scott Campbell and Surrey Crime Prevention Society's Mary-Lou McCausland, at a meeting sponsored by the Surrey Board of Trade. hurt when that starts happening." Kozak spoke after attending a meeting hosted by the Surrey Board of Trade at Earls Restaurant in South Surrey, touted as "an opportunity for local businesses... to talk about their issues with crime in their neighbourhood, with the key people in Surrey." Some attendees spoke of feeling unsafe near the bus exchange at 17 Avenue and 152 Street, where concerned clients have gone so far as to ask for an escort back to their cars after doing business. Others simply wanted to arm themselves with ways to prevent crime at their business. "It's just making our place a safe place," said Roop Ghuman, assistant general manager of the Cactus Club. "It's just good knowledge and information to take back to our team." Kozak said he went to the meeting hoping it would include roundtable discussions, along with answers as to how victims of crime navigate the process that follows. He told Surrey RCMP's Chief Supt. Fraser MacRae, South Surrey Staff Sgt. Scott Campbell and other attendees that police responding to the most recent break-in at Gasland gave him "the sense we know who the perpetrators are," but that there was little hope of putting them behind bars for it. He said his frustration was compounded by the difficulty he had in the days that followed trying to reach the officer who had attended, to advise him of a neighbour's video surveillance that appeared to have footage of the culprit. Multiple messages over the next 11 days went unreturned, Kozak said. MacRae told Kozak his experience with the unreturned calls was "no good," and assured him it would be addressed. Regarding those committing such crimes, MacRae said the see page 4 Book your summer birthday or group event and receive 15% OFF a mid week (Mon-Thurs) party package -or- 10% OFF a weekend (Fri-Sun) party package TA K E YO U R P I C K ! -or- $25 OFF a Sleepover or Rockin Evenin' See our website www.thege.ca for all party packages information #105-20645 Langley Bypass � 604-530-1400 Not valid with any other coupons, discounts or special offers. New Bookings Only. 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Many people are coming important as a cash source to in and out of the building every the city, and the city's insistence day. on collecting parking Frank Bucholtz The pay parking, at $1 revenue at times when per hour, ensures that demand is low has hurt the parking spots are local businesses. only occupied by people While the parking there to do business. As charge is reasonable, a result, it is easy to find it's enough of a turnoff parking there and the for some people to cost is very reasonable. keep them out of local This is the basic businesses. approach that Surrey However, the city wants to take with pay has improved the parking � put it in areas enforcement system. It with high demand, used to be impossible where it is important to to enjoy a leisurely meal have a healthy turnover at a restaurant without of parking spaces. rushing out to plug the meter. White Rock took this approach Now it can be done by cell when it first brought in pay phone. parking at the beach more than In Surrey, pay parking has 20 years ago. Prior to that, thus far gone ahead near many people who worked in Gateway, near Surrey Memorial the area would park in one spot Hospital and along 8 Avenue/ all day. This had the effect of Marine Drive adjacent to the making parking scarce, and it White Rock border. It will be encouraged those who found a expanded in the Gateway area spot not to leave. and, in South Surrey, it will be When White Rock first introduced near Semiahmoo brought in pay parking, the Mall. turnover of parking spots It would be nice to see the city changed dramatically. All of a think a little more broadly about sudden, it was possible to find a the parking issue, and consider spot at a high-demand time. opening up some large payWhite Rock also brought in parking lots near the SkyTrain pay parking to help pay for stations. There is city-owned WE PAY CASH!!! We Are Buying Gold!!! 9:00 a.m. Thurs., May 20/10 Prices fluctuate according to market P ...and frankly a y property in several of these locations. The current parking arrangements at SkyTrain leave much to be desired. At King George station, a large private lot keeps boosting its rates. For the bloated rate, people who park there must trudge a long distance to find a parking machine. Lighting is also insufficient at night. The Scott Road parking lot is more reasonably-priced, but it isn't big enough. If a large cityowned parking lot could be put in place near Gateway and/or Surrey Central stations, it would be a great service to Surrey residents. The city must also be sensitive to the concerns of local businesses when it comes to expanding parking. As White Rock's example has shown, pay parking does deter some customers from going to certain businesses. Businesses should not be punished for locating in hightraffic areas, particularly when most of their competitors offer free parking. So far, Surrey's more-gradual approach to this issue seems to be working. However, the city needs to consult widely with businesses and neighbouring residents to ensure that pay parking does not put too onerous a burden on a few people. Frank Bucholtz writes Fridays for the Peace Arch News. He is the editor of the Langley Times. Marie Alves Canada 1 oz. Gold Maple .... $1272.36 ea. � WE BUY ALL GOLD COINS Rec 1 oz. Gold Wafer .......... $1264.90 ea. � WE BUY YELLOW DENTAL GOLD � WE BUY ALL GOLD JEWELLERY 8K TO 24K (BROKEN OR OTHERWISE) EXPRESS GOLD LIMITED 15223 RUSSELL AVENUE (1/2 block east of Johnston Road) 604-542-4266 BIGGER AND BETTER KIDZ ZONE, AGRI ZONE AND NEW ART ZONE! 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Named to the committee, which will be chaired by Ferguson, are chartered-accountant David Mitchell (co-chair), Kwantlen University president Dr. David Atkinson, bank branch manager Bob Bezubiak, business and tourism consultant Peter Dakha, artist and entrepreneur Robert Genn, realtor Len Doray, investment advisor Nancy Shewfelt, business development and interna- tional relations expert Mike Sommer, social worker and community leader David Young (Sources BC) and Homebuilders Association CEO Peter Simpson. They will be joined by two council members � Doug McLean, chair of council's finance and audit committee, and Al Campbell, chair of the economic committee One of the tasks for the committee is developing a vision for the town centre and waterfront business districts, guided by the city's economic development strategy, the OCP and other strategic documents devel- oped by the city. "The committee will be reporting back with specific recommendations on how to generate increased investment in the community and attract new businesses and employment," Ferguson said. "The committee members bring a broad range of experience and expertise to the table. They're not only knowledgeable in the local community, but have proven business and investment acumen. I'm looking forward to working with them to address the challenges that are clearly facing us." Back in the saddle Kevin Diakiw Black Press Brian Giebelhaus photos Voices of experience Occupational therapist Melissa Wessel speaks to Earl Marriott's class of 2010 Thursday morning. Wessel and Surrey RCMP Const. Collin MacDonnell (far right) were among seven EMS alumni to share their post-high school experiences and career paths with the students during a presentation in the Wheelhouse Theatre. Doctors have told Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts she can return to work on a part-time basis for now. She was expected to take until June or later to recover from an April 23 South Surrey car crash that left her with broken ribs and some internal injuries. She made a brief appearance Wednesday at a Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce Dianne Watts luncheon to mayor kick off the Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair, which takes place this weekend. "I've gone to an event today, and I'll go to a few meetings next week," Watts said. "And as I feel better, I'll continue to add more." Watts said she's still in a bit of pain and is taking her physical recovery day by day. Inquest reveals illicit drugs found in man's system Officer's radio calls for help were over-ridden Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter David James Stitt had cocaine and marijuana in his system the night he died, ER physician Dr. Kerry Yoshitomi said Wednesday. Subpoenaed to give evidence at an inquest into Stitt's June 2008 death, Yoshitomi told jurors and coroner Jeff Dolan he didn't know what quantity of the illicit drugs the 46-year-old might have consumed � or exactly when they were taken � only that they were identified during a urine screen conducted at Peace Arch Hospital early June 18, 2008. Stitt, who was transported to the hospital after collapsing following an altercation with police outside his Crescent Road home late June 17, arrived virtually lifeless, Yoshitomi said. "He was not breathing and was neurologically unresponsive... which is never a good sign when a person has been resuscitated," he said. Yoshitomo was one of 21 subpoenaed witnesses to testify at the three-day inquest. A jury decision was expected Thursday afternoon, after Peace Arch News deadline. The Burnaby court heard that police, firefighters and paramedics had conducted CPR on Stitt prior to his arrival at PAH. According to one witness Tuesday, the 46-year-old father had been behaving strangely prior to police being called. Stitt was shouting religious rhetoric, snapping a garden hose like a whip and jousting at Crescent Road motorists with a stick, Richard Dilworth said. A second witness, equine vet- ernarian Eric Martin, was on his way home to Crescent Beach when he came across the altercation between Stitt and Const. Jayne Stewart. Stitt was "uttering incoherent things... `hell hath fire,' `death to the sinners,' things like that," Martin said, noting the comments were directed "into air," and not at anyone he could see. After determining Stewart needed help, he and Dilworth both offered the officer assistance in restraining Stitt. It was a feat the trio struggled with, even after a second officer joined the effort, Martin said. Despite the struggle described to the court � including that Stitt fought to gain control of Stewart's baton and, at one point, pulled her to the ground � Yoshitomi said Stitt's visible injuries upon examination were largely superficial; minor cuts and lacerations, and welts on his thighs. Yoshitomi said he was surprised, however, at the difficulty he had starting a central line in the patient; a catheter to administer fluids and medication. It took about 30 minutes to complete and was the most difficult central line he has started in his 20 years as an ER doctor. The doctor said Stitt, who had gone into cardiac arrest at the scene, was also determined to have a fever, which is unusual in such cases. Stitt spent several hours in the emergency ward before he was transferred to the intensive care unit. He was taken off life support at 2:40 p.m. June 19. An emotional Stewart told the court Tuesday she didn't believe any of her actions to control Stitt contributed to the man's death. She said she had repeatedly called for help on her police radio as Stitt's behaviour progressed from unco-operative to violent, to the point she feared for her life. But, according to a transcript of the night's transmissions, not all of those appeals were heard, she said. In instances where two people are transmitting, "one is normal volume, the other is like they're whispering," Stewart told the court. Cpl. Dwayne Croll, patrol supervisor in South Surrey the night of the altercation, confirmed Stewart's calls had been over-ridden by discussion on another file. The inquest is a formal fact-finding proceeding that may result in recommendations for preventing future deaths. It is a mandatory step for cases in which the deceased was in the control of police. 4 Peace Arch News Friday, May 21, 2010 news More concern over fires from page 1 trucking waste to Cache Creek. If a publicly owned in-region incinerator can't be built, one out of the region � possibly at Gold River on Vancouver Island � would be pursued. If both scenarios are blocked � they require the province's approval � the region would return to landfilling. In other discussions Tuesday, South Surrey resident Grant Rice questioned the wisdom of curbside organic-waste pickup when most houses are capable of composting in their backyards. "We should be encouraging people to deal with their waste at home, rather than collecting it, taking it somewhere and processing it," he said. Port Coquitlam Mayor Greg Moore, who chairs Metro's waste management committee and whose city has a curbside kitchen-waste pickup program, said few compost on their own. Moore noted the program allows residents to dispose of not just food scraps, but also bones, soiled paper and greasy pizza boxes � all harder to compost in the backyard. Rice called for more action to rein in backyard burning and residential wood burning. Chief administrator Johnny Carline said open burning is a vastly larger source of air contaminants than the entire waste disposal system, including the existing Burnaby incinerator. Some speakers asked Metro's position on a proposed private composting operation at 12 Avenue and 176 Street, which they said could smell. Metro staff noted the proposal will be up to Surrey council and the Agricultural Land Commission, which would rule on the use of 25 acres of ALR land. Officials said they're confident new technology would prevent odour problems at new compost or biofuel plants proposed by Metro, but could not vouch for private proponents. "Some are very well-operated, some have challenges," said Metro residuals manager Ken Carrusca. White Rock resident Andrew Schulz was one of the few in attendance who raised air-quality issues, urging Metro officials to consider pollution beyond the Lower Mainland if waste is sent out of the region. After the meeting, Schulz said he has some concern a waste-to-energy plant could add more hard-to-detect toxins to local air. On balance, Schulz said, Metro's plan to build an in-region incinerator coupled with a district heating system is a "terrific solution" that might even be a good fit for Surrey's burgeoning Campbell Heights industrial park. "It turns waste into something useful," he said. The White Rock meeting wrapped up an hour early because there were no more questioners. Remaining public meetings are June 16 in Chilliwack and June 17 in New Westminster. GET READY FOR SUMMER NOW FREE * Unreported crimes eyed from page 1 majority are "very aggressive, persistent" prolific offenders, some with as many as 120 criminal convictions. It's a problem driven by drugs that has developed over generations, he said. And while Surrey RCMP's target teams have had a "very good success rate" with identifying many of these offenders � through a pilot project with the attorney-general's office and other levels of government, 37 of 40 identified prolific offenders have been apprehended, he noted � MacRae said there is still a long way to go. "There is no quick fix," he said, adding drug prevention, education and family support programs are part of the solution. Campbell added that police keep close tabs on known prolific offenders when they are released from jail and act on that knowledge when criminal activity in the area alerts them that the individuals have reverted to their old habits. Earlier in the meeting, MacRae said a trend toward unreported crime is also challenging police efforts to address concerns. Strategies for tackling crime in each of the city's five policing districts are predicated on crime statistics for the area, he said. If people aren't reporting crime, the focus may not be getting to where community and business members believe it is needed. Kozak later said he realizes there is no one answer to addressing the problem. He suggested a network of support to assist South Surrey business owners to work with police could help. "I think perhaps the police department has a lot of information on what's going on and could pull us together as a group," Kozak said. "That's what I was hoping for." PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES PLETE NE COM RIPTION * BUY O F PRESC PAIR O S GLASSE e pair of d get on an IPTION PRESCR ES FREE! SS SUNGLA * With purchase of complete pair. Some restrictions apply DON'T PAY THE MIDDLE MAN! 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With freedom looming and the prospects of university, travel or simply doing nothing within arm's reach, senior students are likely to mix their excitement with alcohol. And while the combination can be lethal in itself, factoring the operation of a vehicle into the equation is all the more troublesome. According to Traffic Research Foundation of Canada, of the more than 1,000 people who died in Canada from alcohol-related crashes in 2007 � from which the most recent statistics are available � teenagers accounted for the second highest number of incidences. In response, schools continue to take a firm zero-tolerance stand, and there's no doubt increased measures to cut alcohol out of celebrations have made liquor consumption more difficult. Dry grads are known for strict constraints, with participants prohibited from leaving early without consent of a parent; body and purse searches conducted upon entry and the presence of security personnel prominent. But wherever there is a rule, there is someone ready to break it. No matter how stringent the regulations, alcohol will play a role in this year's grad parties. Students will get drunk, and many will find their way behind the wheel. A certain number will crash, and some will become injured. Others will die. The only hope the public has to lessen the impact of drinking and driving is by continuing to educate. Elgin Park showed it's on the right track by scheduling an appearance today (Friday) with Kevin Brooks, who was to explain how he left a party after consuming large amounts of alcohol, and drove at excessive speeds before crashing. His story of becoming a wheelchair-bound paraplegic as a result is sure to strike a chord with the audience. Many of those listening to Brooks' presentation will likely be faced with similar decisions in the coming weeks. When they are, hopefully those students think of Brooks and what his actions cost him. After all, there's a whole life after graduation worth living. T question week of the ? Should Metro Vancouver build a new garbage incinerator to burn our waste? Vote online at www.peacearchnews.com Last week Should White Rock have contracted out we asked... fire services to save $800,000 a year? yes 24% no 76% 273 responding hardware and other tools, though not the 13 tape measures we found in a cabinet in the basement. And many decades ago, he built the wine cellar. Stand in that wine cellar and breathe in. There is an entire history in there. The shelves where our mom stored her canned peaches and cherries and jams are made from old kitchen cupboard doors. The small ladder used to lead to the coveted upper deck of my brother's and my bunk-beds. The inside wall is the original outside wall of the house, a greenish stucco with the texture of peanut brittle. The stained concrete floor has undoubtedly absorbed drips of the red wine he made every year and may still hold the residue of a failed attempt more than four decades ago to make champagne. And then there's the foundation. Last week, before the keys had been handed over, I took one last walk through Joe's house. I wandered from room to room, taking in every angle. And in the wine cellar -- my God, that smell -- I looked at the concrete foundation that forms the outside wall and something occurred to me. I strode out to the shed, where we'd left some old tools. I grabbed a level and walked back to the cellar, where I held it up against one wall, then the other. And damn if they weren't straight and true. Richard Dal Monte is editor of The TriCity News. The Peace Arch News is a member of the British Columbia Press Council, a self-regulatory body governing the province's newspaper industry. The council considers complaints from the public about the conduct of member newspapers. Directors oversee the mediation of complaints, with input from both the newspaper and the complaint holder. If talking with the editor or publisher does not resolve your complaint about coverage or story treatment, you may contact the B.C. Press Council. Your written concern, with documentation, should be sent within 45 days to B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby street, Nanaimo, B.C., V9R-2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www. bcpresscouncil.org Joe laid solid foundation at old family house he never threw away wood.) Although during construction I mainly handed him things and maybe swung the odd hammer, he used to say we had built it. "Remember when we did that roof?" he would say. He built the forms, mixed and poured the cement -- hey, we're Italian -- for o the new owners, the patio that takes up half the Let me start with an apology, or at least a Richard Dal Monte backyard. Summer evenings, we would warning: You live in Joe's house. Yes, you own it now. The set a dinner table there, in the shade of the garage, eat names on the title and mortgage barbecued chicken with pasta are yours. But to some of your and bread and salad from his new neighbours, that little white house with a lovely view of the garden, drink his red wine. North Shore mountains and He tilled and planted and weeded that garden, and situated within sniffing distance harvested tomatoes, radicchio, of PNE fried onions will always onions, zucchini and other be Joe's house. It's not just Joe's house because treats from the manureit's the only house he ever owned enriched soil. He built the back porch or because he lived there for 53 where, as children, my brother, years, the last 28 as a widower. Paul, and I would often sleep (Before it was Joe's house, it was Irene and Joe's house.) on hot summer nights in sleeping bags. He later enclosed the porch, turning it It's Joe's house because he made it that into another room, though I've always way. thought it was better open so the breezes The neat one-car garage used to be a could flow through. carport but he took that down in the He enclosed the space under the mid-1980s and built this one. (Note porch so he could store his gardening the extensive use of recycled wood, implements, lawnmower, assorted much of it from the carport, because In June 2009, my father, Giuseppe Dal Monte, died at the age of 83 due to complications from heart surgery. In April of this year, my brother and I sold the family home in East Vancouver. Last week, the new owners took possession. T other views Linda Klitch Publisher Lance Peverley Editor Rita Walters Sales manager Marilou Pasion Circulation manager Jim Chmelyk Creative Services manager 200 - 2411 160 Street., Surrey, B.C. V3S 0C8 Phone: 604-531-1711 Circulation: 604-542-7430 Classified: 604-575-5555 Fax: 604-531-7977 Web: www.peacearchnews.com 2008 WINNER Published at White Rock by Black Press Ltd. letters Peace Arch News Friday, May 21, 2010 Peace Arch News 7 Stealth attack on medicare Editor: Re: Short-term patients pay up, May 12. I read with considerable alarm about the new practice for pay-asyou-go convalescent care fees, and the accompanying editorial. Is this a quiet trial balloon for private-pay medicare? I think the public needs to be better informed and aware of quiet changes happening, before they need medical care. All patients need to know that if they are not medically stable to return home, they should not be forced into paying for what is included in Canada's medicare. Even though the provinces are charged with operations, the prior healthy federal transfer funds need to be reinstated as well as accountability for applying the national standards. There is an attempt by some political leaders and bureaucrats to subtly introduce more profit models in various ways and in diverse departments � health care can not be one of them. It will be useful for people to learn more at www.bchealthcoalition.ca People can speak out and say no. This is part of medicare and if you are not OK to go home, you should not have to pay rent at home plus convalescent fees. It's deconstructing medicare by stealth. Do they want to bankrupt seniors and make them homeless? Pat Petrala, White Rock Re: It's seniors who pay the price, May 12 editorial. Thank you for your response to the charging of fees to the elderly who, after leaving hospital, stay shortterm in residential-care homes. Reading about it is heartbreaking. Your reply to it is uplifting. Arnold de Roode, White Rock make it the first-class experience it was... for all involved. Maybe next time the names of the adults could be included. Steven Faraher-Amidon, Surrey Thank you for pesticide ban Editor: Thank you to Surrey council for voting in a cosmetic pesticide bylaw on private and public lands. This May bylaw was the best Mother's Day gift for our family. Chemical pesticides do not disappear after application: they persist, contaminating our air, water and soil. They are linked to serious illnesses, such as leukemia, cancer, birth defects and neurological problems. In 2001, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled unanimously in favour of city cosmetic pesticide bylaws which protect the health of their citizens. The decision stated, "Our common future, that of every Canadian community, depends on a healthy environment." The City of Surrey's bylaw will protect the health of our children, pets and planet. The benefits far outweigh the frivolous use of chemical toxins on our lawns, parks and gardens. Mel Tomiyama, Surrey ...and more `thank you's Editor: My wife took me to my favourite restaurant for my birthday treat. Denise, the server at Poultry In Motion, brought me my favourite plate, "The Big One." I commented to her that it was my birthday. Later, after coffee, my wife went to pay the bill and was advised that it had already been taken care of, and a healthy tip given, as well. My birthday comment had been overheard by two ladies sitting near us. They picked up the tab with a promise from Denise that she say nothing until they were well out of sight. I say a fond "thank you" to those two ladies. You made this birthday truly memorable! Don Dutkowski, White Rock Thank you to the kind person who responded to my calls for help on April 27. I was entrapped by a moving steel gate in my condo's parking garage. I didn't get your name but I want you to know I am very grateful for your help. Carol Bjarnason, White Rock quote of note I didn't get your name but I want you to know I am very grateful for your help. Carol Bjarnason " " write: 200 - 2411 160 Street, Surrey, B.C. V3S 0C8 File photo The intersection on Marine Drive at Vidal Street, before traffic lights were made active there and at Oxford Street. No love for chaperones? Editor: Re: Band spreads joy in Cuba, May 14. While a much-appreciated article about the Elgin Park band trip to Cuba � including a very touching photo of Spanish teacher Christianne Zurowski with a Cuban child � reporter Hannah Sutherland's article should have showed more appreciation for those who spearheaded the trip. Chaperoning 73 teenagers on an island nation thousands of kilometres away must be more than a soft palm tree vacation. It has to be a lot of work. In this day and age, where teacher bashing is still only right around the corner, it would have been nice to show recognition to the teachers, and the organizer � band teacher Rob Leader � as well as the parents who went along, for all the work and effort they put into the trip to Can't be in a hurry in White Rock Editor: Re: Light speed stalls Marine Drivers, May 14. My wife and I moved to B.C. in October 2001. We were both in our early 50s, and we decided to live in White Rock because of the easygoing, laid-back, and seemingly "no-big-hurry" attitude of most of the residents here. If you go anywhere in White Rock, you cannot be in a hurry. You have to stop at crosswalks for pedestrians, you have to wait a little longer in line at the checkout, etc. My point is, things just seem to move a bit slower in White Rock, and that is the way most of us like it! If letter-writer John Howard doesn't like slowing down a little bit when he visits our fair city, then maybe he should just stay in Surrey, where he can use his derogatory name-calling on his own city council members. In my personal opinion � and I'm sure I'm not alone in this � those traffic lights on Marine Drive were a long time coming. If Howard wants to complain about something, then let it be about something important, not about a nice leisurely drive along our beautiful beach. You cannot be in a hurry in White Rock. Richard Godfrey, White Rock fax: 604.531.7977 Lights will encourage speeders I concur with letter-writer John Howard. I have been observing the traffic between Oxford and Vidal streets on Marine Drive since the new traffic lights were installed. The weather has been quite nice since the lights' installation, and if what I have seen these past couple of weeks are any indication of what we will be facing throughout the summer, it will be total traffic jam with a great deal of exhaust. I'm not sure when city council came up with this idea and how much thought and planning went into this, but I believe anyone who lives along Marine Drive in this vicinity would have advised council that perhaps they install the lights at Oxford and Marine for the first while and observe the changes from this one traffic light. If they insist on spending the money on two sets of lights, then at least consider the lights at Vista and Marine be used for pedestrians only as a trial. This is only frustrating the drivers, and once they have finally got past both these lights, they are going to speed as much as they possibly can to get to their destination after that very long bottle-neck wait. What did the city expect to accomplish with the installation of both these traffic lights? Allie Chapman, White Rock e-mail: editorial@ peacearchnews.com questions? 604.531.1711 Submissions will be edited for clarity, brevity, legality and taste. 8 Peace Arch News Friday, May 21, 2010 CITY NEWS PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING OCP Amendment � Large Lot Infill Policy The City of White Rock is developing a Large Lot Infill Policy for the east side. A public meeting will be held on Wednesday May 26, 2010 to discuss amending the Official Community Plan to include this policy and related development permit guidelines. More specifically, this meeting will highlight changes made to the proposed policy following input from the public at a previous meeting. The meeting will be held at 6:30pm at City Hall (Council Chambers), 15322 Buena Vista Ave. If you believe that your interests are affected by these proposed changes, you may attend the public information meeting or submit written comments to the Planning and Development Services Department, City of White Rock by Wednesday May 26, 2010 to be received no later than 4:00 p.m. Your written comments may be faxed to the Department at 604.541.2153 or emailed to email@example.com For further information, please contact Connie Halbert at 604.541.2155. NEW COMMITTEE FORMED The economic climate in White Rock needs to change and that's exactly what Mayor Ferguson is hoping to achieve with the formation of a new Mayor's Advisory Committee on Investment and Revitalization. Announced yesterday, the new committee will provide advice to Council on possible initiatives to create a more sustainable business climate in White Rock. "The committee will be reporting back to Council with recommendations on how to generate increased investment in the community and attract new businesses and employment," says Mayor Ferguson, who will serve as chair. Other members of the committee will be Councillor McLean, chair of the Finance and Audit Committee, Councillor Campbell, chair of the Economic Committee, and 10 individuals from the community representing a variety of sectors including banking, investment, arts, tourism, and education. "The committee members bring a broad range of experience and expertise to the table," says Ferguson. "They're not only knowledgeable in the local community, but have proven business and investment acumen. I'm looking forward to working with them to address the challenges facing our community." VALET PARKING ON THE BEACH Hate circling around looking for a parking spot? Valet parking on the beach is back. White Rock City Council has approved a new 7-day a week valet service to operate from 4:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. on the waterfront from now until the end of October. The service is located on Martin Street at Marine--between Uli's and Dolce Gelato. Follow the signs and check with the attendant on duty for pricing. NOTICE HOLIDAY GARBAGE AND RECYCLING SCHEDULE Please be advised that White Rock City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 24, 2010 for Victoria Day. Recycling, garbage and yard waste collection will be scheduled as follows: Garbage and Recycling � Detached Homes/Duplexes If you live in a detached home or duplex, your collection will be unaffected by this holiday. Garbage and Recycling � Multi-Family Homes/Commercial Bins If you live in a multi-family home or are a commercial property with overhead bin collection and your garbage/recycling schedule falls on Monday, May 24, your garbage/recycling will be collected on Tuesday, May 25. Yard Waste If you are a single-family home, duplex, multi-family home or a Commercial Property and your yard waste schedule falls on Monday, May 24th; your yard waste will be collected on Tuesday, May 25th. Please have all garbage, recycling and yard waste receptacles curbside before 8:00am on your collection day. Need More Information? Do you have questions about our solid waste programs? Please contact the Municipal Operations Department at 604.541.2181 or visit us online at www.city.whiterock.bc.ca. Poor condition of pavement on North Bluff Road Please be advised that the poor condition of the pavement on North Bluff Road between Best St. and Anderson St. is a result of a BC Hydro project. Earlier this year, BC Hydro contractors removed a portion of the pavement to allow for the installation of new underground duct banks and manholes. BC Hydro has advised the City that the damaged road surface will be permanently repaired soon. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Looking for a new challenge? The City of White Rock is currently inviting applications for the following positions: � Icemaker/Maintenance Worker (Permanent Full Time) Application deadline: May 31 � Auxiliary Firefighter Application deadline: June 7 For more details, please see the City's website www.city.whiterock.bc.ca. NEXT WEEK May 25 Health and Social Committee Meeting 4:00 p.m. May 27 Cultural Committee Meeting 4:00 p.m. May 27 Economic Committee Meeting 4:00 p.m. All meetings held at City Hall, 15322 Buena Vista Avenue CU U LT RE C OM M I T M E N T COM MU NIT Y www.city.whiterock.bc.ca Friday, May 21, 2010 Peace Arch News 9 news Police, officials step in to halt activity Boys make `game' of seducing younger teens ing at the school in this regard Black Press and it's not known how many A so-called game in which a Grade 8 girls may have actually small group of senior been involved in any high school boys were way with this activity," ...it's not trying to seduce Grade wrote Buggie. known how 8 girls has been interAn outside group many Grade 8 called SafeTeen was cepted by Surrey school officials and police. girls may have brought in to meet with Through Facebook actually been the girls, supported by and talking to students school counsellors and involved. at Lord Tweedsmuir the RCMP, to talk about Secondary, the activity self-respect, health and Allan Buggie was uncovered. how to respond to situprincipal A letter from princiations that make them pal Allan Buggie went out May uncomfortable. 6 to parents of Grade 8 girls at A subsequent letter about the the Cloverdale school informing matter was sent on May 10 to them of the situation. parents of Grade 11 and 12 boys "I need to emphasize that noth- at the school, stating it was also ing untoward has been happen- uncertain how many boys were Sheila Reynolds FINAL 4 DAYS at our current location (We're moving to Morgan Crossing across from Winners) involved. The principal said he would meet with the teen boys, again with counsellors and RCMP members, and speak to them about "respect, health and related issues, information about the law and other consequences of being involved in such a `game'." School district spokesman Doug Strachan said parents appreciated the proactive handling of what he called a "community issue." There's nothing going on at the school, he clarified, and the alleged activity may not involve only students of Lord Tweedsmuir. "We don't know how widespread or real it is in the stated goal of this game," Strachan said. NO PST NO GST Friday - thru Holiday Monday Diamond Anniversary Ring $88 1 per customer while supplies last RCMP officer faces new charge A Surrey RCMP officer facing trial for allegedly assaulting two men while on duty has now been charged with a new count of assault relating to a separate incident. On Monday, Const. 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Car break-ins also dropped by 20 per cent in Surrey, and 50 per cent in White Rock. The Delta theft-fromvehicles rate, already low, was unchanged. Province-wide, there were 22 per cent fewer thefts and 15 per cent fewer break-ins, with overall numbers falling to a 14-year low. Before the Olympics started, the provincial government announced there would be stepped-up enforcement with bait cars during the Olympics to make sure visitors to the Games didn't have their experience ruined by vehicle theft. The Integrated Municipal Provincial Auto Crime Team (IMPACT) planted bait cars at transit park-and-ride lots, Olympic training centres and spokesman Sgt. Gord Elias would say. Some of the bait cars left cameras and laptops out to lure thieves. They were marked with laseretched micro-dots the size of a grain of sand. IMPACT computers crunched numbers from crime reports to locate the bait cars and surveillance teams in areas where thieves were likely to be most active. Officers patrolled with undercover cars equipped with automatic licence plate recognition technology to scan plates and locate stolen vehicles in parking lots and on the road. "We warned car thieves that bait cars would be everywhere during the Games, and it appears they got the message," B.C. Solicitor General Mike de Jong said. Since bait cars hit B.C. roads in 2004, ICBC's stolen vehicle claims have been cut from $98 million in 2003 to $47 million in 2009, while break-in-related claim costs have fallen from $27 million to $17 million. For more information on IMPACT's Bait Car program, go to baitcar.com. For auto theft statistics and avoidance tips, visit www.icbc. com. Father's Day Look-A-Like Contest Please send us your favourite Father & Child Look-A-Like pictures! Your pictures will be entered into a random draw and will be eligible to win 1 of 3 great prizes for Dad. We will also publish as many photos as possible in our special Father's Day Feature on June 16th. Please send your photo, names and phone number to: Photo courtesy IMPACT The use of bait cars reduced the number of reported car thefts. Winter Games parking and departure hubs. IMPACT would not comment on speculation some of the bait cars bore out-of-province licence plates to make thieves believe they were stealing visiting vehicles. "We change our bait cars all the time," was all IMPACT Peace Arch News #200 - 2411 160th Street, Surrey, BC V3S 0C8 or email to: (prefer JPEG's) firstname.lastname@example.org *ALL PHOTOS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, JUNE 11TH *Prizes have no cash value. Employees of Black Press are not eligible to enter. Second break-in at Elgin cafe Police are once again investigating a break-in to the Elgin Corners' location of the Wired Monk. The coffee shop, at 140 Street and 32 Avenue, was targeted just after 2 a.m. Friday, May 14. Const. Peter Neily would not confirm the affected business, but said police responding to an alarm at the Elgin Corners complex found a window of one business smashed. "Looks like a computer was stolen, but not much else," Neily said. The Wired Monk was also targeted just after 2 a.m. March 25, along with two other Elgin Corners businesses. Police will be reviewing video surveillance from the latest incident in hopes of identifying those responsible, Neily said. Investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information may contact police at 604599-0502. - Tracy Holmes Mary's Garden OPENING MAY 24th Best Home Grown Produce Around! WE ALSO CARRY MADE IN BC: � Juices � Fresh Fruit from Okanagan & local farms � Jams, Syrups, Honey & Local Salad Dressing ...AND WE CARRY DAIRY PRODUCTS: Strong teeth and beautiful smiles to last a lifetime! � Milk � Butter � Yogurt � Fresh Bread & Made in B.C. Pasta Open until the end of November HOURS: 9:30am 6:00pm Mon. to Sat. 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Sheri Blaker photos Country Market misses fundraising goal for new playground Hundreds celebrate at Hall's Prairie party Hannah Sutherland he sun shone brightly on Hall's Prairie Elementary Saturday, as the school welcomed hundreds of guests to its 125th anniversary celebration. The garden centre sold out of flowers, the garage sale was emptied of treasures and two large birthday cakes were devoured as the 11th annual Country Market experienced one of its highest turnouts. "From what I can tell, it was probably more well attended than in past years," PAC president Jacqueline Sephton said. "It was one of those days where it seemed like people didn't want to leave, they were having such a good time." The May 15 event, at 18035 8 Ave., featured a food concession, local crafters and vendors, a raffle and live and silent auctions, among other family-friendly activities, such T Staff Reporter as dog agility and a kids corral area. "I think it was a fabulous success," Sephton said. "We were very, very pleased with the number of people that came and all the crafters, and how the events went. "From all our reports, everyone had a blast." The school's interior � where classrooms were decorated with displays depicting different 25-year time periods � served as a space for alumni to reunite. "There was a sense of people being inside the school and chatting and getting together," Sephton said, noting several local dignitaries also attended. "That sort of really made the celebration real, for us to have these people come and honour the school." Despite the high attendance, Sephton said the event fell short of its fundraising goal of $10,000-$11,000 for the third and final stage of a new wheelchair-accessible playground. This year's market brought in $9,000 for the approximately $65,000-project. "It's been an ongoing thing now for several years, and we're a small school, so that's a lot of money for that small of a population base to come up with." 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We reserve the right to limit quantities. Not all items may be available at all locations. We reserve the right to correct printing errors. Friday, May 21, 2010 Peace Arch News 15 lifestyles Sharing a classic bond Philip Raphael Black Press Father's Day is still weeks away, but a father-son duo is planning to have a special time together this weekend. And how could car buffs Sid and Ted Laturnus not enjoy themselves? The pair are entering the 25th annual All British Field Meet at VanDusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver Saturday, each with a classic car. Ted, a well-known automotive journalist, is entering his red Triumph TR4. And 81-year-old South Surrey dad Sid, a former automotive shop teacher for 21 years in Vancouver and on the Semiahmoo Peninsula, is taking along his dark green 1953 Austin Countryman van � thought to be one of only 10 left on the planet. Just as rare as Sid's diminutive, British-built van is the father-son entry to the long-weekend car meet, which draws about 600 British cars of virtually all manner, make, model and vintage to the emerald-green lawns of VanDusen. "I don't know how many other father-and-son combos there are at the show, we may be the only ones," says Ted, a Ladner resident. "That's part of the problem of the classic car hobby. It's made up mostly of older guys." Younger car enthusiasts tend to gravitate to custom and muscle cars, as well as hot rods. HEALTH CARE SOLUTIONS FOR BETTER LIVING Shoppers Home HealthCare, Home Instead Senior Care and Vancity are co-hosting a "SENIORS' SAFETY" DAY Philip Raphael photo Sid Laturnus (left) and son Ted are both entering a classic car in the All British Field Meet this weekend at VanDusen Botanical Garden. "Truth be told, my heart is with old cars. I don't know what it is, but I like to work on them. I find that relaxing, to a point. "I can handle most things, and when I can't I can ask him," Ted says, pointing to his father who starts laughing. "We're not in the same league, he's in another league by himself." Sid smiles as he recounts how he rescued his Austin from the previous owner who had it languishing in a South Surrey greenhouse 20 years ago. While that wasn't an ideal storage place, it did help preserve the van's interior. Thanks to the restoration work that Sid put into it, the van has captured top honours in its vehicle class in 13 of the past 14 trips to the Vancouver show. In addition to the accolades, both Sid and Ted enjoy the social aspect of the car meet, and the memories they can stir up. "People come up to me and say, `My dad or granddad had one of those.' And since mine is about 90 per cent original and I let them stick their head inside the window and smell the leather," says Sid. "And they say that smells so familiar." 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Used under license by LoyaltyOne, Inc. and IRIS The Visual Group. 604.541.2645 iris.ca 16 Peace Arch News Friday, May 21, 2010 lifestyles Rethinking toilet paper D espite the absence of any for water. They are so `thirsty' one-third of discarded waste is immediately obvious they are used to drying out paper, most of which is suitable connection, it mosquito-breeding for re-processing as tissue or Roy Strang isn't difficult to show swamps and marshland, toilet paper. One ton (909 kg) of that a discussion of such as Italy's Pontine recycled paper can replace 1,625 toilet-paper production Marshes between Rome kg of wood, save 90,000 litres of can lead to a lesson in and Naples, and wellwater and use just two-thirds of biodiversity, ecology and intentioned plantations the energy. environmental linkages. have been removed The difficult problem of Read on. from some valleys in disposal of inks and clays is not Today, the average South Africa to improve insoluble; much of this residue global annual usage downstream water yield. is now being incorporated into of toilet paper is 3.8 How then can paperroad construction materials or kilograms per person production plantations used as soil covering in landfills. but, as is often the be reconciled with Alternative acceptable sources of case with averages, water shortage? raw material for processing into this statistic conceals A significant toilet paper are flax or stalks of information. proportion of timber hemp and sunflower. Usage ranges from 23 kg in harvesting for toilet paper It seems the principal obstacle North America to 0.4 kg in production to much greater In North America, some use of waste Africa. Usage is rising anything happens in the one-third of discarded paper and other from three to five per cent boreal forests of annually in China, Europe Canada, northern waste is paper, most of materials � instead and Japan, though it is fairly Europe and Russia, which is suitable for of virgin pulp � is constant in North America. forests where simply industrial re-processing as tissue resistance, justified The global amount is reforestation or toilet paper. equivalent to nearly 30,000 is notoriously as consumer trees felled each year and this is difficult. preference but in generating a debate about the Couple this with a debatable reality based on unwillingness to relative merits of virgin pulp and obsession with carbon and adjust an established technology recycling. a failure to realize that a despite its drawbacks. For example, not well provided single-species plantation is a Thoughtful gardeners should with natural forests, China has monoculture very different from note that there will be a sale of embarked on a massive program a natural forest and seriously native plants at the A Rocha which aims to cover more than lacking in biodiversity, and the Field Centre, on 172 Street, 40 per cent of the country environmental problem begins 1-4 p.m., Monday, May 24 � a with plantations by 2050. 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Shorekeeper volunteers: Join Friends of Semiahmoo Bay Society for methods training to survey intertidal habitat and identify species of marine invertebrates and algae May 28 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at White Rock Elementary, 1273 Fir St. Free. To register, call 604888-9558 or visit www. birdsonthebay.ca Ukrainian Cultural Centre fundraiser May 28 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 13512 108 Ave., featuring borsch, perogies and cabbage rolls. Eat-in or take away. Info, 604-531-1923 or 604-581-0313. Semiahmoo Bay Society for methods training to survey intertidal habitat and identify species of marine invertebrates and algae May 30 from 10:45 Sunday a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at West South Surrey and Beach boat ramp, 14500 White Rock Art Society block of Marine Drive. exhibition of more than Free. To register, call 604100 original works May 888-9558 or visit www. 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. birdsonthebay.ca at Semiahmoo House, White Rock Farmers' 15306 24 Ave. Admission Market summer season by donation to Semiahstarts May moo House, 30, and runs a non-profit to Oct. 10 at that supports White Rock individuals Community with develCentre, opmental 15154 Rusdisabilities. sell Ave. Info, www. Info, www. artsociety.ca firstname.lastname@example.org whiterock GlutenfarmersFree Health market.ca Fair May 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Choices MarMonday kets, 3248 King George South Surrey and Blvd. Cost, $15. To regisWhite Rock Art Society ter, call 604-541-3902. exhibition of more than Nature Walk in Man100 original works May 24 darin May 30 at 3 p.m. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at in Crescent Park with Semiahmoo House, 15306 Joseph Lin, editor and 24 Ave. Admission by publisher of www.greendonation to Semiahmoo club.bc.ca Members, $2; House, a non-profit that non-members, $4. Info, supports individuals with 604-327-8693. developmental disabili Shorekeeper volunties. Free parking. Info, teers: Join Friends of www.artsociety.ca New Westminster. $20; $18, seniors/students. Info, 604-594-6235, 604520-3337 or tickets@ maple-leaf-singers.com. Tuesday date book Semiahmoo Heritage Trail annual Interpretive Trail Walk May 25 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., beginning at 148 Street, 100 metres south of 28 Avenue. Historian Jack Brown will explain how the trail was built, while biologists Dr. Roy Strang and Lynn Pollard talk about the fauna and flora of the forest. Parking available on 28 Avenue, east of 148 Street. Wednesday Whole Food Nutrition for Women with medical herbalist Bev Maya May 26 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Choices Markets, 3248 King George Blvd. Cost, $5. To register, call 604541-3902. WR/SS Women's Probus Club for retired and semi-retired professional/ businesswomen meets May 26 at 1:30 p.m. at Cranley Hall, 2141 Cranley Dr. Topic: container gardening. Info, 778-294-8426. Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary Society annual general meeting June 2 at First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave., at 1:30 p.m. Saturday 45+ Singles Pajama Party Theme Dance May 22 at Star of the Sea Hall, 15262 Pacific Ave. Free country two-step dance lesson from 7 to 8 p.m.; live band from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. $18 includes snacks, refreshments and sandwich buffet. Newcomers and couples welcome. Info, 604-535-1388 or www.joysdanceclub.ca Journey, Donny Chen � a recital with Jacqueline Gu, Angie Lin, Winnie Liu, Julia Yang and Patty Chen � May 22 at 7 p.m. at White Rock Baptist Church, 1657 140 St. For tickets ($15) contact 604-866-7188. Proceeds benefit Canadian Cancer Society. South Surrey and White Rock Art Society exhibition of more than 100 original works May 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Semiahmoo House, 15306 24 Ave. Admission by donation to Semiahmoo House, a non-profit that supports individuals with developmental disabilities. Free parking. 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Fairmont Hotel Vancouver Attend FREE with a Table of 10 One extraordinary day that impacts a lifetime www.the WOWevent.com REGISTER NOW FOR WOW 18 Peace Arch News Friday, May 21, 2010 lifestyles Churches spend century keeping the faith I t is no coincidence the settlement time, other church supporters had of White Rock and (the now) First arrived, among them the Vidal and United Church congregation have Hughes families, tireless lifetime shared a century of togetherness. members. It all started in 1910, the year after the Columbia College in New arrival of the railroad, when Rev. W.P. Westminster provided student Goard, a retired Methodist minister ministers, and help as needed came and land speculator, began conducting from a reserve of retired ministers services in his home near Oxford Road. resident in Ocean Park. Within months, his The congregation Lorraine and Hugh Ellenwood house burned and he numbered 35 by 1915. and his family moved to At times, churchgoers Vancouver, but not before employed at the he had performed White Campbell River Lumber Rock's first recorded Co. mill found it hard to marriage. take part in church events Goard left the faith at the other side of town. in good hands � those The Anglicans helped of Henry Thrift and out, allowing services postmaster Fred Philp, to take place in their who improvised by new church on Victoria holding Sunday School Avenue, as long as a classes on Thrift's lawn, qualified minister was in and prayer sessions and charge. hymn-singing in Philp's White Rock was house. Services took on a more formal growing quickly, though, and the tone in the schoolhouse on Thrift's congregation had outgrown its original property, until the church was built on building. Prospect Avenue in 1913. In 1920, two lots were purchased on From the beginning, church Victoria Avenue near Johnston Road. membership read like a Who's Who of The new Union church opened on early White Rock. April 9, 1922, with seating for more The business of organizing and than 200. constructing a church was not new to Among other groups, the Red Cross Thrift. He had earlier donated land for and Boy Scouts met regularly in the a church building at Hazelmere, "on the church schoolroom. In 1923, the condition that it be a Union Church marriage of Marion Philp and Gordon open to people of any faith." Cottington was the first in the new Under the auspices of the Methodists, church. White Rock's first church was also Upon entering the United Church of designated a Union Church. By this see page 19 historical p p perspective Photo courtesy of White Rock Museum & Archives The church built on Prospect Avenue near Oxford Road in 1913 by the Methodists was open to community members of any faith. 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Plant Sale 3 Day s � May 22nd, 23rd and 24th Photo courtesy of White Rock Museum & Archives Church served as community hall from page 18 Canada in 1925, the congregation purchased new pews and built a bridge across the ditch leading to the church. Although the building still served as a quasi community hall, tolerance was not unlimited. It did not extend to the White Rock branch of the Ku Klux Klan, who asked permission to hold meetings in the church basement in 1926. And in 1928, church spokesmen asked Surrey council to support their motion opposing Sunday baseball games. Although the church was expanded and rededicated in 1952, it was destined to suffer the fate of its predecessor. The Women's Auxiliary had been active since 1950 raising funds. Dr. Allan Hogg headed a building committee, and the cornerstone of First United Church at the corner of Buena Vista Avenue and Centre Street was put in place in the fall of 1957. On Feb. 16, 1958, the first service was held with Rev. Peter Kelly, B.C.'s legendary aboriginal United Church leader, preaching the sermon. White Rock's first resident minister was B. Hedley Balderston. Another early incumbent, Rev. W.C. Frank, had represented the White Rock area on Surrey council during the Second World War. The longest-serving was Howard Filsinger, who retired in 1995 after shepherding the flock for 32 years. He had baptized 1,228 babies and performed 1,477 marriages. For the church's anniversary service in April 1950, B.C.'s only woman minister at the time, Rev. Norah Hughes, was invited to occupy the pulpit. And, to further acknowledge women's leadership, the congregation honoured local resident Lydia Gruchy in 1986, on the 50th anniversary of her ordination as the first woman to be admitted to the United Church of Canada ministry. Deservedly, for a hundred years, the church has enjoyed a high community profile. Through those years, many local organizations have had occasion to appreciate White Rock's first congregation for adopting and maintaining an inclusivity concept. Congratulations, First United. The Peninsula's bestknown mother-and-son historians, Lorraine and Hugh Ellenwood, are dedicated to preserving local history through the White Rock Museum & Archives. If you want to learn more about White Rock's history, or if you want to share your memories, call 604-541-2222 or email whiterockarchives@ telus.net Assorted Annuals 2 x 4 inch cells Assorted Herbs 2 inch cell 1.29 each .99 each Clay Pots! Assorted Annuals 4 x 6 inch cells Basil, Tomatoes, or Strawberries 6 inch clay pots Summer is just around the corner. 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"As vice-president and chair of the provincial lobby committee, it would be my goal to launch a sustained province-wide campaign with ongoing scheduled events and protests to raise public awareness," she states on her campaign website. Buchanan � who has worked in the Peace Arch Hospital maternity ward for the last 25 years and is co-chair of the union's South Fraser Valley Region � was elected with 2,031 votes, outpolling Coastal Mountain chair Kath-Anne Terret (1,428 votes) and Pacific Rim chair Jo Taylor (1,173). Debra McPherson � who has been union president since 2000, after serving two terms from 1990 to 1994 � was re-elected to the top position. From May 3 to May 17 at noon, 4,632 union members cast their ballots by televote. Results were announced Monday. opally Shoc L Save Money Save Time Save Gas SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL BUSINESSES! 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Sears Canada Inc. Open Friday 10 am-9 pm Saturday 8 am-6:00 pm Sunday 10 am-6 pm Guildford Guildford Town Centre 604-584-4149 Friday, May 21, 2010 Peace Arch News 23 arts & entertainment ...on the Semiahmoo Peninsula Kierah Raymond exudes maturity and talent with latest releases New album, book from young fiddler Alex Browne he girl with the trademark blue violin is back. You may have seen Kierah Raymond's CDs for sale in Peninsula coffee shops or, if you are fortunate, have caught her solo fiddle performances at local events, or down at Granville Island, at fiddle camps or stops across the country. You may have observed the youngster's self-assurance as a featured soloist or co-concertmaster with the Semiahmoo Strings youth orchestra, directed by her classical teacher, Carla Birston. If you've been impressed by Raymond's incredible musical maturity in the past, stand by to be doubly impressed. At the tender age of 14, she has followed her debut CD Irish Madness � which won her a Canadian Folk Music Award nomination when she was only 12 � with a one-two punch: a new CD, A Fiddle Affair and a book of her I love performing own compositions, for big crowds. Kierah � Original West Coast Fiddle I get more into Music. playing when Even one would be a major there's a larger accomplishment for audience . the home-schooled Kierah Raymond South Surrey student, who confesses to a certain need for relaxation in the aftermath. "I think I spent most of last summer writing out music," she said, while the CD took more than a year gathering material, as well as the actual recording and mixing. Raymond acknowledges her mother Jenni's incredibly accurate ear was working overtime during both recording sessions and the final mix of the CD. But whatever toils and travails went into the recording � and there are usually a few � are not evident in the final product, which emerges as a joyful, high-energy blend of 16 of Raymond's originals with traditional Canadian East Coast, Irish and Scottish jigs and reels. And never, for a minute, would a firsttime listener suspect that this was anything other than the work of a gifted adult musician, well matched by the professional, idiomatic accompaniment of Toronto guitarist Andy Hillhouse (Mad Pudding) and pianist Troy McGillivray (also a noted fiddler and teacher in his native Nova Scotia). In her warm tone on ballads, and accurate intonation and spirited attack in faster pieces � influenced by her affinity for the lively Cape Breton style � Raymond is a thoroughly convincing artist who makes the T Arts Reporter Contributed photo Kierah Raymond, 14, is celebrating the release of her latest album, A Fiddle Affair, as well as a book of her own songs, entitled Kierah � Original West Coast Fiddle Music. issue of her young years virtually irrelevant. Surprisingly, according to Jenni, all of the tracks were laid down in just 16 hours of recording. "And Kierah didn't use one piece of music," she said. Shyly, Raymond admits all of the tunes, whether originals or traditional pieces, had already been committed to memory by the time she came to record them. "I couldn't tell you how I memorized all that," she said. "But I do like learning things by ear on piano and guitar." Jenni attributes this to early Suzuki eartraining, although noting her daughter has also, through her classical training, developed strong sight-reading skills. "But when you memorize things, you focus on the musicality of what you're playing." One of the charming aspects of both Raymond's CD and music book is that many of her originals are named for and inspired by people and places she knows and her own family history � ranging from We Gavin, celebrating the birth of Prime Real Estate for Savvy Investors her nephew, to The Empress of Ireland, named for the ship that brought her great grandparents to Canada in 1906. A lot of the little stories that go with her compositions can be found in the book. For all her prodigious talents, Raymond is in no hurry to be turned into a musical star. At this stage, she and Jenni agree, she's more interested in sharing her music with others than winning concert and album deals. But she is thinking more about a career in music � she will shortly begin her two-year Royal Conservatory of Music course to gain her teachers' certificate. "Teaching would be more stable as a career," Raymond said. "But I love performing for big crowds. I get more into playing when there's a larger audience � I really do feed off the crowd." Surprisingly, she said she finds taking the spotlight harder in classical music. "When I have a solo with the orchestra, I get very nervous � Carla was really surprised about that. Once I start playing, I'm fine, though. But fiddling � there's no fear of that. It's natural to wonder what the actual musical maturity of Raymond will be like � but one can report happily that, in person, she is completely and appropriately her age; a typical young girl who loves to hang out with friends and listen to favourite country singer Taylor Swift and alt-rock performers like David Gray and Coldplay. "On piano, David Gray and Coldplay particularly inspire me to write," said Raymond, who admits the compositional flair evident in creating her fiddle melodies � which to the outsider seem to spring almost unbidden from her fingertips � is also finding expression in more mainstream songwriting. "I've written about 10 different piano melodies with lyrics, but making them completely different from other songs is the hard part," she said. "It's so different, writing for piano. It's hard coming up with a melody and then enlarging it and making it fuller." Just as she has gathered music from many different sources, including books which collect tunes by other fiddlers, Raymond hopes her book of 40 original tunes will provide inspiration and some material for fiddlers at all levels. "To this point nobody's played any of them except me," she said. "Hearing one played by someone else � that would be very cool." 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These days, more often than not, you'll find Weimer and Carr at the microphone, honing their act in rehearsals or doing standup gigs in comedy clubs like Vancouver's Yuk Yuks or at the regular comedy night at Port Coquitlam's Second Storey Theatre. While they started out doing solo spots, a sketch they developed recently won them a place earlier this month in one of Canada's biggest comedy festivals, the 10th annual Funnyfest in Calgary. Cowslip Corners, as it's called, was written by Carr, a former newspaper columnist and Governor General's award winner, to fit their comedy personas, Prairieraised `Evelyn' and "hoity-toity" English-accented `Frances.' It's a routine about two rather naive ladies in Saskatchewan S U I T E 4 0 4 , 16 8 8 - 15 2 N D S T R E E T � 6 0 4 . 5 4 2 . 2 4 4 5 Contributed photo Evelyn Weimer (left) and Andrea Carr team up for a comedy sketch entitled Cowslip Corners, which takes place in Saskatchewan. venturing out to a bingo hall one evening and losing their way, only to find themselves in another kind of hall � a venue featuring muscular males wearing very little clothing. "We only have five minutes, so we have to be really funny," said Sheffield-born Carr, who noted the double act started when they were both booked into the same spot for a showcase at Yuk Yuk's. "They thought we were performing together, so I thought why not write a piece that works for the both of us? "We ended up doing a benefit in Vancouver before 500 people." An admirer of Weimer's solo act, Carr says she has seen her comedy partner's natural sense of timing "bring down the house with one line." "It's phenomenal she can get out and do this � she's 70 and I'm in my 50s, and we're both having a lot of fun," she said. Both give great credit to comedy-coach Chris Molineux, who made tweaks and changes to their sketch and improved the timing. It was through a stand-up comsee page 26 Has a New Team Member! M Marty has been a resident and business owner in the Langley/Surrey area for 28 o years and brings with him over 27 years y of o automotive experience. He wishes to extend an invitation to all his clients, friends and Hwy 1 family members to stop #10 Highway by Preston. X 200 St. 1829 Call 604.308. 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She said that after retiring from Air Canada after 28 years ("I wasn't a flight attendant or a pilot") she was looking around for something to do when she hit on the idea of taking the comedy course. "I'm fit for my age, and I need to keep healthy and I need to exercise my mind," she said. Weimer's previous stage experience included writing, acting in and directing a mystery play. She also admits to being a bit of an activist, and she's hoping that some of her causes � including saving salmon stocks and preserving farmland from development � can find their way into future comedy routines. "I'm also taking writing classes," she said. "This has given me a new lesson in life � it's given me a lot to look forward to." Carr and Weimer will next perform Cowslip Corners June 24 at the Second Storey Theatre in Port Coquitlam. 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The Mariners, who had yet to play an Abbotsford team before dismantling Mouat, will now face either Robert Bateman Secondary � which finished first in Abby league play � or Yale Wednesday in the finals. Regardless of opponent, EMS coach Bryn Johnson knows his squad, which beat Lord Tweedsmuir 64-7 in quarter-finals Monday, will be ready. "After (Wednesday's) win, I saw a little bit of emotion from the guys, which was good because it wasn't just another win," he said. "They knew what this one meant." Wednesday, EMS jumped out to a good start and took a lead before the skies opened up and a storm rolled end zone Monday were James MacKenzie, who had three tries, while singles went to Greg Makasoff, Liam Bealieau, Ian MacMaster, Sean Einnerson, Hayden Averill and Jake Nasadyk. Senior boys The Mariners senior boys rugby side was also successful this week, advancing to Fraser Valley finals after a 24-10 win over Robert Bateman. 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EMS runner Ally Ginther won silver in the junior girls 3,000 m, while Semi's Rachel Cho was third, and in the junior boys 3,000, Earl Marriott's Deon Clifford won � by 40 seconds, no less � and Semi's Jalen Sekhon finished with bronze. Clifford also won gold in the junior boys 800 Tuesday. In the senior boys 3,000 m, WRCA's Blair Johnston was second � Kwantlen Park runner and provincial medal favourite Justin Kent was first � while Semi's Declan White rounded out the podium finishers in third spot. Elgin Park's Jake Bruchet was fourth. In senior girls pole vault, Semi's Cassidy Scott was second, while Riley Van Ryswyk was second in senior boys pole vault. On Day 2 of competition Tuesday afternoon, WRCA's Beck was second in senior girls hammer throw while Marriott's Florence Clifford was third, and at the Grade 8 level, Amy Vicic, Saturday May 29, 2010 Evening Session John Van Putten photo Earl Marriott's Ally Ginther (second from right) runs the 3,000 m. from EMS, won the girls high Hunter Walkow also scored a jump, clearing the bar at 1.5 m. medal this week, with a bronzeVicic followed that with another medal run in the boys 200. gold in triple jump. In junior Elgin's Ali Connor finished girls high jump, Elgin's Reta first in the Grade 8 girls 800, Dobie was third, while Elliott and in Grade 8 hurdles, also Stewart, from EMS, was third in Tuesday, Elgin's Alexa Martin junior boys long jump. was third among girls and Semi's In the Grade 8 boys javelin Mackenzie Satterfield first throw, Elgin Park's Reid Chanin among boys. claimed third place, while his In the junior boys steeplechase, junior-aged teammate Max Semi scored a pair of medals � Hanna won gold in boys javelin. Brandon Figueroa was second Semiahmoo's Meghan Palesch and Sekhon was third. In the also had a strong day, winning senior boys steeple, Elgin's bronze in junior girls 200-m Bruchet won silver. In junior dash and gold in 80-m hurdles, girls steeplechase, EMS' Davis in which Kathryn Van Ryswyk was first and Semi's Cho third. placed second. 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Cindy Poppy 604-531-1111 HomeLife Benchmark Realty 14681 WINTER CRESCENT � $599,000 PLUS GST Anderson Walk, mins. from freeway, transit, local shopping. Custom built-ins, granite counters, stainless appliances, sec. system, R.I. vac., prewired for media system on main & lower level, wet bar in rec rm., 3 full baths, 1 half bath, 4 bdrms., den. Detached dbl. gar., fenced yd. Cindy Poppy 604-531-1111 HomeLife Benchmark Realty 3612 - 154TH ST. � ST. ANDREWS � $779,000 Immaculate 3 bdrm. (potential for 4th), 3 full baths & powder rm., master with new carpet, laundry room on main. Private treed backyard, 348 sq. ft. cedar deck w/hot tub, water feature, workshop, media rm., wet bar & study. Cindy Poppy 604-531-1111 HomeLife Benchmark Realty OPEN SAT. MAY 22 2:00-4:00 P .M. OPEN SAT. & MON. MAY 22 & 24 1:00-4:00 P .M. OPEN SAT. MAY 22 2:00-4:00 P .M. OPEN SAT. & SUN. MAY 22 & 23 1:00-4:00 P .M. OPEN SAT. MAY 22 2:00-4:00 P .M. OPEN SAT. & SUN. MAY 22 & 23 2:00-4:00 P .M. 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Large windows, detailed MON. lighting & millwork, solid 3/4" maple hardwood, granite & ss kitchen, MAY highest security & technology standards. $389,900 - $471,900.Terry 23 & 24 Newman 604-531-1909 Shama Vohora 1:00-3:00 778-245-1535 Hugh & McKinnon Realty P .M. OPEN Rock,, 7500+ sq. ft. lot, 5500 sq. ft. luxury home, hardy plank & stone SUNDAY ext., 3-car garage, views from almost every room, beautiful kitchen, MAY 23 2:00-4:00 large games rm. w/wet bar, bsmt. media rm., central sound system, central air cond., bmst. has sep. entrance, potential for secondary P .M. 1031 LEE STREET � PANORAMIC OCEAN VIEW � $2,274,900 White accom. Neil Higgins 604-803-6615 RE/MAX Colonial Pacific Realty #212 - 15918 - 26TH AVENUE OPEN Close to all the new stores and restaurants � The Morgan � gorgeous SUNDAY designer condo, owner-occupied 2 bedroom and den. Loads of MAY 23 upgrades, fabulous common amenities 2:00-4:00 and in a quiet location. A must see. P .M. Susan Vollmer 604-805-2941 RE/MAX Colonial Pacific Realty 1645 AMBLEGREENE DRIVE � OCEAN PARK � $639,500 OPEN Prestigious Amblegreen Park. Well-kept 3 bdrm. rancher on a huge SUNDAY MAY 23 lot, large kitchen and eating area, lots of windows throughout. Close 2:00-4:00 to elem. school, high school & shopping. P .M. Malik Dillon 604-531-4000 Bay Realty Friday, May 21, 2010 Peace Arch News 33 OPEN HOUSES 2815 COUNTRY WOODS DRIVE Three bedroom, 2892 sq. ft. Country Woods OPEN home on tranquil CDS, SUNDAY 31741 sq. ft. lot with MAY 23 2:00-4:00 south-west exposure. $999,000 P .M. Beebe Cline 604-830-7458 Hugh & McKinnon Realty 13026 - 16TH AVENUE � $499,900 Stop the car! Right in the heart of beautiful Ocean Park, perfect rancher for 1st timers or empty nesters, 3 bdrms., modern updated kitchen, oodles of space & storage, open floor plan with laminate flooring in main living areas, gas fp. Everything is done, wait till you see the bonus family room, perfect for home theatre or children to play. Sunny south-facing back garden is fully fenced and a quiet, serene place to relax. This is a great location, superb home, unbeatable price. Sarah Daniels 604-531-4000 Bay Realty OPEN MONDAY MAY 24 2:00-4:00 P .M. #309 - 15621 MARINE DRIVE AT MAPLE OCEAN VIEW! FIRST OPEN! PRICE REDUCED! Two bdrm. plus large family room unit across from beach and promenade. Set back from the street for reduced traffic noise. South and west ocean view. Move-in condition. Reduced to $479,000. 1278 sq. ft. Pets okay. Doug Russell 604-328-0924 Doug Russell Realty Ltd. OPEN SAT. MAY 22 2:00-4:00 P .M. #202 - 1765 MARTIN DRIVE � $419,900 Rarely available! 1313 sq. ft. SW corner of second floor, concrete apartment at OPEN Southwynd in White Rock! One owner, SAT. 2 bdrms., 2 full ensuite baths PLUS den. MAY 22 House-size rooms, fabulous private 2:00-4:00 terrace. Newer flooring, carpets and paint. P .M. Wheelchair access with extra wide hallways and doors. Wonderful gardens, a well-run strata and a forested outlook. Please call for more info. Terrence Flahiff 604-732-1336 RE/MAX Crest Realty (Westside) 14202 - 36A AVE. � S.SURREY � SOUTHPORT Waterfront living by Nicomekl River & golf course. Entertainers dream, high-end finishings throughout, 3 bdrms. up, den on main, adnl. bdrm. in finished bsmt. of same quality. Hurry on this one. Kendra Andreassen, PREC & Dan Bennett 604-888-7424 or 604-250-5227 HomeLife Benchmark Realty OPEN SUN. & MON. MAY 23 & 24 2:00-4:00 P .M. OPEN SUNDAY MAY 23 1:00-4:00 P .M. OPEN SAT. & SUN. MAY 22 & 23 2:00-4:00 P .M. 15631 MOFFAT LANE (OFF PACIFIC) Wow! Ocean view! Secluded, winding street, older home with additional 1 bdrm suite. Very special setting. $669,000. Daphne McFarland 604-531-1909 Hugh & McKinnon Realty 1485 BEST STREET � $499,900 Large, bright 4 bdrm., 4 bath townhome. Kitchen with eating area. Freshly painted, built-in vacuum. Close to beach, schools, hospital and shopping. Pets allowed. Ian Kerr 604-541-4888 RE/MAX Colonial Pacific Realty 14598 - 36A AVE. � PRICE REDUCED: $599,900 + GST � ANDERSON WALK Quality finishing thru-out all 3 levels, granite countertops in kitchen & bathrooms, undermount sinks, real hardwood flooring on main, open floor plan, 3 bdrm. up & 2 in bsmt., master with vaulted ceilings. Brand new! 2-5-10 warranty. Beat the HST! Lulu Sorbara 604-541-4888 RE/MAX Colonial Pacific Realty 1:00-3:00 AT #104 - 1378 FIR ST. AT THRIFT SW 1545 sq, ft, 2 bdrm. & garden sunroom, new hardwood, carpet, jetted tub, shower, slate++. 50+, no pets. Asking $345,000. 3:15-4:15 AT #104 - 13959 - 16TH AVE. � $192,000 One bdrm., huge bathrm, delightful west garden patio. Bldg. under warranty. Shelley Mare 604-531-1111 HomeLife Benchmark Realty #201 - 1467 BEST STREET � $279,500 Rainscreened corner 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom suite. Lovely Mt. Baker view from your garden bay windows. Kitchen has eating area, a window & massive skylight. Pets welcome, age 19+. Steve & Margie Chapman 604-538-8888 Sutton Group West Coast Realty #402 - 15350 - 16A AVE. � OCEAN BAY VILLAS � GREEN BUILDING $329,900. Top floor corner unit, perfect for investors or 1st time buyers, 903 sq. ft., 2 bdrms., 2 baths, south-facing lvgrm. w/vaulted ceilings. Open and bright, massive SW facing patio overlooks mature greenery, quiet st. Walk to shops and transit. Lulu Sorbara 604-541-4888 RE/MAX Colonial Pacific Realty #160 - 15236 - 36TH AVENUE � SUNDANCE Three bedroom, three bath. Hardwood floors, new Berber carpets, granite, S/S appliances, garden off flex room, patio off living room. Samantha Zaharia 604-230-9679 Sutton Group West Coast Realty 16332 - 26B AVENUE � $929,900 New listing. Morgan Heights, stunning executive 5 bdrm., 3800 sq. ft. new home, 3 levels, fully finished bsmt., so many gorgeous features, quality built by Iron Gate Homes. Price does not include GST. Jacquollyne Tomsin 604-538-8888 Sutton Group West Coast Realty 13139 - 19TH AVENUE � $899,000 � LOVELY OCEAN PARK HOME Wow, 5 bdrm. home with finished bsmt. including 1 bdrm. in-law suite, a rec room, main floor games room and office and family room, on a quiet cul-de-sac, one block from Laronde Elementary in Hampstead Heath subdivision. Kathleen Thomas 604-531-4000 Bay Realty 12296 GARDINER STREET � CRESCENT BEACH � $799,900 The perfect beach house. Vaulted ceilings, four bedrooms and games room located on one of the quietest streets at the beach. Walk to everything the village has to offer. Dave Erickson 604-541-4888 RE/MAX Colonial Pacific Realty Ltd. OPEN SUNDAY MAY 23 2:00-4:00 P .M. OPEN SAT. & SUN. MAY 22 & 23 2:00-4:00 P .M. SAT. SUN. & MON. MAY 22, 23 & 24 2:00-4:00 P .M. 2250 - 123RD STREET � OCEAN PARK CUL-DE-SAC � $795,000 Large 3 bedroom home with southwest yard exposure. Separate entrance to nanny suite / home office. Part of Rockcrest Estates on the bluff. A one-of-a-kind property. Rhys Leonard 604-531-4000 Bay Realty Ltd. #304 - 1569 EVERALL STREET � SEA WYND MANOR REDUCED! � $229,000 55+ building. Top floor unit. Two bedrooms, two baths, 1138 sq. ft. Jacquollyne Tomsin 604-538-8888 Sutton Group West Coast Realty #303 - 15290 - 18TH AVENUE � STRATFORD BY THE PARK Bright, top floor corner unit, over 1300 sq. ft. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms. $350,000. Louise McKnight 604-531-4000 Bay Realty OPEN SUNDAY MAY 23 1:00-4:15 P .M. OPEN SAT. & SUN. MAY 22 & 23 2:00-4:00 P .M. OPEN SUNDAY MAY 23 2:00-4:00 P .M. OPEN SAT. MAY 22 2:00-4:00 P .M. OPEN #1401 - 1473 JOHNSTON RD. � MIRAMAR - CORNER UNIT SAT. & View, view, view. Central location, 1274 sq. ft., 2 bdrms., 2 bath, SUN. gourmet kitchen. Live in White Rock! All top-of-the-line appliances & MAY blinds incl. Good floor plan. Come have a look! 22 & 23 Evon Mayer 604-538-8888 2:00-4:00 Sutton Group West Coast Realty P .M. OPEN SAT. MAY 22 2:00-4:00 P .M. 14787 MCDONALD AVE. � $699,000 Rare opportunity. West side White Rock view property! Character home with many updates: kitchen appls, planked wood flooring, painting. Large deck w/ unobstructed ocean views. Endless possibilities in bsmt. w/separate entrance. Live in current home or build your dream home. Maureen Fritz 604-541-4888 RE/MAX Colonial Realty Ltd. OPEN SUNDAY MAY 23 1:00-3:00 P .M. OPEN SAT. & SUN. MAY 22 & 23 2:00-4:00 P .M. OPEN SUNDAY MAY 23 2:00-4:00 P .M. Realtors � To Advertise call Joanne 604-542-7414 OPEN HOUSE OCEAN VIEW! 2-4 pm - Sat., May 22 13058 Marine Drive REDUCED TO $689,900! � Rare property Ocean park � Outstanding lot 66'x122' � Solid investment, 3 bedroom, basement � Area of million dollar homes (Best buy for lot size and location) GROSVENOR COURT PRICE REDUCED! $279,900 � Absolutely stunning decor � 2 bedrooms and 2 baths � Fantastic location � Small ocean view � Corner unit, windows on two sides � Bright, open space, feels like a house DOUBLE WIDE BREAKAWAY BAYS #306 - 1840 - 160 Street $52,900 NEW LISTING! � Open plan � 2 bedrooms and 2 baths � Living, dining and family room � Storage shed � Pad rent $701 Call me for a FREE market evaluation today! 604-531-1111 HomeLife Benchmark Realty Corp. email: firstname.lastname@example.org OPEN SUNDAY MAY 23 1:00-4:00 P .M. 34 Peace Arch News Friday, May 21, 2010 Congratulations REAL ESTATE LEGAL SERVICES � Purchases � Sales � Mortgages � Development Serving our community since 1986 Ocean Park's Lowest Price! Adult-oriented third floor, 2 bedroom corner unit with side window! Lots of natural light and a cross breeze! Large rooms, insuite laundry, and overlooking a nicely landscaped garden. Quiet, yet only steps from Ocean Park Shopping Centres' amenities. Less than 1 Km walk to the beach and parks. Peace of mind in a desirable area. Vendor very motivated. Offers to $219,000. Call Gerrit @ Royal Pacific Rlty 270-8831 Ron Morin, Lawyer 604-538-9887 Notary Public www.morinlaw.ca Find locations at encorp.ca/locations White Rock/ South Surrey Michael Grahame (left) receiving award from Len Doray Len Doray, Managing Partner of HomeLife Benchmark Realty White Rock, is pleased to congratulate Michael Grahame for his fantastic accomplishments in 2009. Michael was the Number 1 Sales Representative for HomeLife in Western Canada and Number Five overall for HomeLife in Canada. 604-535-8429 Then Enter "Talking Ad" ID Number South Meridian Beautifully Renovated, 9500+ Sq Ft private lot, 3 bedrooms, 3 bath, Hardwood, new tile and granite in bright kitchen. Talking Ad # 201 1920 - 152nd Street, South Surrey 604-531-1111 Affordable Rancher Solid, 3 bedroom, 2 full bath rancher on 7000+ square foot lot with private front and rear yard. With huge lighted deck. Talking Ad # 202 BAYVIEW WEST LOT 1 38,628 sq.ft. LOT 2 EXISTING HOME LOT 4 30,128 sq.ft. LOT 3 30,149 sq.ft. Prestigious HOT NEW ELGIN LISTING!!! Heritage Trails, Close to Semiahmoo Secondary and Semiahmoo Trails Elementary Schools, 3600+ Sq Ft Talking Ad # 203 Live at the Beach!!! 1200+ Sq Ft Condo, 2 Bed 2 Bath, Open Floorplan, Huge Patio, Walk the Pier and Promenade. Talking Ad # 204 1 ACRE GD LOT S INVESTMENT PROPERTIES!!! (2) 1 Acre Properties in Grandview Heights, side by side Both with well kept homes, with outbuildings, Excellent income potential, Buy and hold, or Live in. Talking Ad# 205 1Acre Country Estate Luxury Executive Estate. Absolutely no expense spared in this timelessly elegant, spectacular custom-built home. Talking Ad # 208 Don't miss this rare opportunity to build your dream home in South Surrey's most desired neighbourhood. Unrivalled location and setting with park-like privacy. First time offered and soon to be serviced offered at $995,000. Existing home is a stunning west coast contemporary boasting 4 bedrooms, 6000 sq. ft., vaulted beamed ceilings, oversized chefs kitchen and great room nestled on a full acre lot. View it at www.paulquinn.ca. 604-541-4888. 1031 Lee St Open Sunday 2-4 PM Panoramic Ocean and Mountain Views. This 5500 sq ft Luxury Home features a wonderfully designed open floor plan. Talking Ad # 210 Free Market Evaluation Or Online ext 250 www.whiterockhomeappraisal.com Re/Max Colonial Pacific PAUL QUINN � www.paulquinn.ca Friday, May 21, 2010 Peace Arch News 35 Kids outgrow everything. Except a Heritage Homes from $540,900 Classic Homes from $699,900 Summerfield home. Built with the needs of a growing family in mind, Summerfield is a brand new community of Built Green Certified character homes in South Surrey. And thanks to a rich variety of colour palettes, architectural details and exterior finishing, the houses on each street are as unique as the families who call them home. 604.536.1155 www.summerfieldhomes.ca # 109 � 172A Street Surrey BC V3S 9R2 Presentation Centre Open 12-5pm daily (closed Fridays) 172ND ST 176TH ST N 8TH AVE 4TH AVE 2ND AVE 15 99 HWY 99 Prices subject to change without notice. 36 Peace Arch News Friday, May 21, 2010 New Lots & Custom Build email@example.com www.genexdevelopment.ca LOT LOT 2 the FINEST in N EIGHBOU R HOOD LI V I NG We are pleased to announce the next Ocean Park offering: an enclave of 7 stunning cul-de-sac lots just off of 128A Street and 21st Avenue. Starting at just $449,000 and ranging in size from 6027 � 8940 sq.ft., all of these lots will be conditional upon a building contract with Genex Development. For further details please visit our showhome in Ocean Park One at: 2056 128th Street, Surrey or call us at 604 538-2345. Open Saturday - Tuesday 12 - 5 pm For an appointment call 604-538-2345 128th Street reet 1 LOT SOLD SOLD LOT 9 128A Street 5 LOT LOT 6 7 21 Avenue 124th St 128th St O C E A N PA R K I I I O C E A N PA R K I O C E A N PA R K I I 20th Ave R 16th Ave SHOW HOME Oc ea ark nP Rd Friday, May 21, 2010 Peace Arch News 37 38 Peace Arch News Friday, May 21, 2010 Friday, May 21, 2010 Peace Arch News 39 Thinking of Buying or Selling? NOW IS THE PERFECT TIME! For a FREE Home Evaluation, call Sarah Daniels and Philip DuMoulin WATCH FOR SARAH TALKING REAL ESTATE EVERY WEDNESDAY ON THE GLOBAL TV NOON NEWS! Home, New England-style. Coast 49 single family homes fit perfectly into the sunniest part of the Lower Mainland, just a short walk from Peace Arch Park and minutes from White Rock beaches. With shiplap or shingle siding, sun drenched flower boxes, wooden shutters, authentic weather vanes and breezy, light filled interiors, you'll fall in love the moment you see them! value priced from $499,900 Grand Opening this weekend, noon - 6 pm G N KI ER UV CO VAN Y W H Sarah is the author of: E RG EO G HWY 1 "Welcome Home: Insider Secrets to Buying and Selling Your Property" published nationally by Wiley & Sons, in stores now! 15 8TH AVE PEACE PORTAL GOLF COURSE 176TH ST 172ND ST 4TH AVE 99 USA 2ND AVE Bay Realty Ltd. 604-531-4000 www.TrustisKey.ca Sales Centre & Display Homes 17226 - 3A Avenue Surrey BC 778.294.2918 www.coast49.ca $584,900 GST/HST INCLUDED* NOW SELLING MARK LOFTHOUSE Personal Real Estate Corporation PHASE III & STEVE ANDERSEN 604 538 2125 * Provided buyer qualifies for rebate. 40 Peace Arch News Friday, May 21, 2010 superior location | convenience | design Grosvenor quality | amenities warranty | finishes | value Move-in ready homes from $279,900! 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Best Care Dog Walker 604340-8400 firstname.lastname@example.org - $1,000 $ PETS APPLIANCES LIKE NEW Grandview Petland #10 � 2215 160 St, Surrey 604-541-2329 Chihuahua X Yorkie Pomeranian Type Cocker Spaniel Type Boston Terrier X Poodle Siamese Type Kittens All Petland puppies are vet inspected & come w/vaccinations up to date, a spay / neuter incentive, health guar., training DVD & more! JACK RUSSELL/Mini Schnauzer X pups. 7wks. 1st shots, vet checked, dewormed. Family raised. $380. 604-858-6731 JACK RUSSELL PUPS short haired, smooth coats, nice markings, vet , 1st shots, tails done, view parents $420 ea. 604-8205242 Mission LAB PUPS, yellows & blacks, CKC reg p/b, shots, tattooed, exc temp, view parents, $750. 604-377-0820 Lab/Retriever born April 6th,dewormed and 1st shots. All golden, 4 M, 6 FM. $500 each 604-316-7615 NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! www.856-dogs.com or call: 604856-3647. P/B border collie puppies. 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ON SELECT 2008 SPECTRA 2010 MODELS 47 0 $ OR STK#RO1655 $ 2010 $ 2.9% $0 KIA RioEX OR BI-WEEKLY PAYMENT 526 UNDER $400 TEAK BUFFET & HUTCH - $400: (604)538-1392 AY $1 27 REE O F GST ST Soul DAY 2008 DON'T MAGENTIS PAY $ 2008 SEDONA LX 16,450 - $1,000 $ 2.9% $0 OR 72 - $750 $ LX $ 2008 SPORTAGEKIA Sportage 2010 62 % 0.9% $0 $0 0 STK#SP6613 139 $ $ 20,095 - 750 OR $ BI-WEEKLY PA YMENT 23,800 13881 MARINE Drive. ONE DAY ONLY GARAGE SALE!!!! 8 am Saturday May 22. No Early Birds Please. Sold our parents' house, + our family items. Includes leather sofa, leaf blower, outdoor furniture, household, decor items + MUCH MORE! CRESCENT BEACH 82 MSRP $23,545 Moving Sale 1441 BISHOP RD. White Rock Sat. May 22nd, 9am - 12:30pm Furniture, Household items, & Some Free items. S Surrey: OR M e ain Bik ount PAYMENT MSRP $18 55 8,550 0 2008 SPORTAGE LX $ 0.9% $0 OR BI-WEEKLY $ 23,800 OR GARAGE SALE - $3,250 $ Saturday & Sunday, May 22nd & 23rd, 9am-3pm Household items, furniture, small electrical appliances & more! NO EARLY BIRDS PLEASE Q or BB EVERY WITH HASE PURC 62 20,095 $ 12295 Gilley Street -$ 2008 SEDONA LX 2,750 $ $ 0% Sat & Sun, May 22 & 23 9am - 4pm Holiday Monday 9 - Noon H/hold, collectibles, books, lp's, Christmas decorations... Something for everyone! LARGE GARAGE SALE - $3,250 $ 82 28,645 0 OR 15336 - 29 Ave 2008 2010 KIA SEDONA LX 20,095 $ Daisy's Clothing Close Out S. SURREY, Garage Sale Sat & Sun, May 22 & 23, 9am-3pm. 17140 24 Ave. `'Rain or Shine'' Some nice furniture & misc items. S. SURREY STK#SO6596 Payments are Biweekly, 2010 Kia Rio EX #RO1655 payments are based on the MSRP $15,305 minus KIA rebates 60/84 term @3.49% for the payment of $89 biweekly and the residual is $4499. 2010 Kia Sportage #SP6613 payments are based on the MSRP $23,545, minus Kia rebates 60/84 term @2.9% interest for the payment of $139 biweekly, and the residual is $6992. 2010 Kia Soul #SO6596 payments are $127 based on the MSRP of $18550 minus KIA rebates 60/84 term @ 3.9% the residual is $6386. 2011 Kai Sorento #SR540B payments are $158 based on the MSRP of $24,145 minus KIA rebates. 60/84 term @ 3.9% the residual is $8800. All offers exclude license, insurance, other taxes, down payment and variable dealer administration fees. Other dealer charges may be required at the time of purchase. Other lease and finance options also available. Prices subject to change without notice. Certain restrictions may apply. 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No interest will accrue during the first 60 cays of the contract after this period interest accrues and purchaser will repay principal and interest monthly over the term of the contract. $ 0% 82 0 OR - $2,750 $ APPLEWOOD KIA FR - $2,750 EE $ 28,645 WE SPEAK ENGLISH, PUNJABI, HINDI, KOREAN, FRENCH, PERSIAN, CANTONESE, MANDARIN & ARMENIAN 24-HR ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE 7 DAY/1,000 KM CUSTOMER EXCHANGE PRIVILEGE 1 YEAR/12,000 KM COMPREHENSIVE WARRANTY COVERAGE SPECIAL PREFERRED INTEREST RATES AVAILABLE EXTENDED WARRANTY UP TO 200,000 KMS 28,645 $10 a bag 12 - 4 Daily 14955 Victoria Ave Everything Must Go!! MORGAN CREEK: Too many items to list!! MULTI FAMILY CUL-DE-SAC GARAGE SALE SAT. MAY 22, 9-12 2022 OCEAN CLIFF PL. g pp APPLEWOOD KIA 16299 Fraser Hwy. SURREY 16299 Fraser Hwy. SURREY DL#10659 778-889-6717 ss REE 94 www.applewood.ca 19764 Langley Bypass Fraser Hwy. 16299 Mon.-Thurs. 9-9, The Power SurpriseTM LANGLEY toTOLL FREE TOLL FREE SURREY Fri-Sat. 9-6, Sun. 11-5 1-877-245-0092 1-877-245-0113 1-877-245-0113 1-877-245-0113 1-888-726-2394 Bypass DL#30728 APPLEWOOD16299 Fraser Hwy. KIA "It's all good at Applewood!" 16299 FREE 19764 SURREY SURREY TOLL FREE TOLL Fraser Hwy. Langley 19764 Langley Bypass LANGLEY MOVING SALE Sat May 22, 8am-12pm 3315 ~ 155 ST. Household, baby items, clothes, hardware & misc. No Early Birds Please. *Cancelled if Raining * www.applewood.ca Friday, May 21, 2010 Peace Arch News ADVERTISING FEATURE 45 Highlander Hybrid delivers SUV benefits with few of the downsides By Neil Moore Metroland Newspapers Carguide Magazine It seems quite the contradiction � the Hybrid SUV. Hybrids � in general � are the darlings of the urban `greenie', along with cloth grocery bags, fair trade lattes and David Suzuki documentaries. SUVs on the other hand are the flagships of suburban excess. When they're not taking the lone executive on his or her daily two-hour commute, these gas guzzlers are loaded up with kids' soccer teams or schlepping mass quantities of boxes and cans from the local Costco. Can these two interests co-exist? I'd say `yes' as many of the former eventually have kids and move out to the `burbs. And besides, not all of us who have shunned downtown living hate the environment. Still, there aren't many hybrid SUVs on the market. Among them are the behemoth Chevrolet Tahoe and GMC Yukon hybrids, the compact Ford Escape hybrid, the premium Lexus RX 450h (starting at just under $60K) and the even pricier (and less green) BMW ActiveHybrid X6, priced at just under $100K. The Highlander Hybrid, starting at $43,025, is comparatively well priced, and for a mid-sized SUV, is surprisingly roomy and can realistically accommodate up to seven passengers. Some have criticized its styling, calling it slab-sided and plain. I like its uncluttered sheet metal. And when decked out in Limited trim � as was my tester for the week � with its big 19-inch alloys and roof-mounted spoiler, the Highlander looks quite upscale. The fully-loaded Limited at $55,075, with its leather seating surfaces, birch woodgrain-style trim, leatherwrapped steering wheel and shifter knob, illuminated entry with fadeout, and loads of tech amenities, blurs the line between Lexus and Toyota. But you need not go all the way to get a well-equipped vehicle. All Highlander Hybrids come with such standard items as air conditioning with filtration, six-speaker AM/ FM/CD/MP3/WMA audio system, cruise control, power doors and windows, smart key with pushbutton start, backup camera and more. There are two upgrades to the base hybrid: the Comfort Package at $47,510 and the Leather Package at $49,790. Comfort adds a third-row seat, rear A/C with climate control, upgraded audio system, 8-way power driver's seat, power rear door, roof-mounted rear spoiler, 19inch alloys and more. The Leather package adds leather seating surfaces, heated in front. Limited goes even further, adding a 4-way power seat for the front passenger (10-way for the driver); premium nine-speaker JBL Audio system with AM/FM/six-disc CD/MP3/WMA (satellite-ready and with Bluetooth); steering wheel audio controls; three-zone automatic climate control; automatic headlamps; power moonroof and more. Like all Highlanders, it is powered by 3.3 Litre DOHC, 24-Valve V6, working with high-torque electric motors front and rear. Combined, Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive delivers 270 hp across a broad power band and up to 212 lb/ft of torque. This is mated to a continuously variable transmission. Despite its size, the Highlander launches quickly and enjoys a strong, linear flow of power. This hybrid is no wimp, but quickly loses the fuel-saving benefits of its green powerplant when you mash the pedal. To keep you on track, this Highlander provides an Economy Drive Indicator, located in the power meter, that displays the optimum power 'zone' for maintaining a constant speed or for acceleration. Another fuel-saving feature is the `Econ' Mode, which reduces throttle response. It also improves traction on ice and snow, as the decreased engine output helps to minimize wheelspin. All of this contributes to Toyota's optimistic combined city/highway fuel consumption rating of 7.7 L/100 km. In real-world driving, I typically don't get this kind of fuel economy from a subcompact, so I didn't expect it from the bulky Highlander. After a few days, with most of my driving in the city, I averaged 10.2 L/100 km, which is still remarkable for a vehicle of this size. Not satisfied with those numbers, I put the Highlander in Econ mode, and driving with far more discretion than usual, pulled off 8.2 litres/100 km (combined city/hwy). It's not a driving style I'm used to, but proves that hybrids can achieve outstanding fuel economy with a little restraint. In addition to its on-demand electronic four-wheeldrive, the Highlander Hybrid includes all the standard safety items you'd expect from Toyota: seven airbags, ventilated front and rear discs with ABS, brake assist and electronic brake force distribution. Traction control and stability control are also standard, along with Toyota's Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management system, which uses a series of sensors to anticipate problems and automatically take corrective action. A big reason for buying an SUV � Hybrid or otherwise � is for its ability to haul people and their stuff. For its dimensions, the mid-sized Highlander is surprisingly spacious. As expected, there's not much room behind the third row bench (.29 cubic metres), Clean, unadorned sheet metal, big 19-inch alloys and a distinctive trapezoidal front grille give the 2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid a strong presence. Birch woodgrain-style trim adds a nice accent to the Highlander Hybrid's almost Lexus-like interior. but fold it flat and you'll have 1.2 cubic metres of cargo space. Drop the second row for a cavernous 2.66 cubic metres. You may expect less cargo room in a hybrid, but the conventional, gas-powered Highlander only offers .04 cubic metres more. Passengers in the front and middle rows have plenty of head, shoulder and leg room. There's a middle position (with shoulder belt) in the 40/20/40 second row, but it's narrow and minimally padded, with a backrest doubles as a drop-down armrest. I wouldn't recommend it for anything more than a trip to the corner store. This middle seat, however, can be folded, removed and cleverly stowed under the large front console. There's plenty of travel in the second-row, and if you move these seats forward (no need to overdo the second-row leg room), there's a reasonable amount in the third row for two mid-sized adults. It's not spacious, but far from claustrophobic. If you're wondering about the recent recall affecting 2008 to 2010 Highlanders, this is for an optional Toyota "tray-type" floor mat. When it is unsecured or improperly installed in the driver's position, there's a risk of trapping the accelerator pedal. The company is asking customers to remove it. That aside, the Highlander Hybrid is less about compromise and more about delivering the benefits you'd expect from an SUV � with few of the downsides. And it shouldn't attract the scorn of your chardonnay-sipping downtown friends, who may even invite you to their own big-box shopping adventure. 2010 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER HYBRID AT A GLANCE BODY STYLE: Mid-size SUV DRIVE METHOD: front-engine, four-wheel-drive ENGINE: DOHC 3.3 Litre DOHC, 24-Valve V6 with high-torque electric motors (270 hp and 212 lb/ ft of torque) FUEL ECONOMY: 7.4/8.0/7.7 L/100 km (city/hwy/combined) PRICE: Base $43,025; as tested $55,075 WEBSITE: www.toyota.ca MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 548 FURNITURE 603 REAL ESTATE ACREAGE 20.24 ACRES Premiere Langley location. Agricultural land, ideal for vineyards, equestrian, organic farming plus build your dream home. Lot value only $1,299,000. Rick Zayonc Sutton Westcoast 604-329-8049 REAL ESTATE 630 LOTS 696 REAL ESTATE OTHER AREAS 706 RENTALS APARTMENT/CONDO 706 RENTALS APARTMENT/CONDO 706 RENTALS APARTMENT/CONDO OCEAN VIEW! Quiet lifestyle with a view. Beautiful, large 1 & 2 bedroom suites available. 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E. 3 bldgs, 1 bldg n/s, renovated 2 bdrm apt $1150, pet friendly, nr all amen, heat, h/w incl. Community garden. 604-451-6676 RENTALS 706 APARTMENT/CONDO S.Surrey, BARCLAY ARMS CLASS AT SEMIAHMOO Very large & open 1 & 2 bdrm apt homes w/very lrg patios or balc's. Rents incl heat & h/w. Beautiful grounds, pool & rec/rms. No Pets Barclay Arms - 1635 Martin Dr (604) 535-1174 to view www.porterealty.com WHITE ROCK, Casabella, 5 corners. Bachelors & 1 bdrms. $700 $850. Incl cable. h/water. N/S. Sml pet considered. 15391 Buena Vista Ave. Sml. quiet bldg. 2nd flr, walkup. Hardwood flrs. 604-803-2005. WHITE ROCK - Central Location 1 bdrm- $775/mo. Heat/water & sec. prkg. n/s, n/p. Avail. now. (604)721-4713 WHITE ROCK 609 APARTMENT/CONDOS WHITE ROCK Close to Semiahmoo Mall Find just what you are looking for? www.bcclassified.com 559 MEDICAL SUPPLIES 639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES WHITE ROCK. 2 Bdrm walk out, 1 bath, laminate floors. Near Mall. $209,000. Senior oriented. NS/NP. 604-536-9565, 778-385-9565 CRESTWOOD MANOR 1321 Foster St. 1 bedroom ~ $850/mo. In well maintained newly updated building. Heat, hot water and secured u/g parking stalls incl. No pets 1 BDRM or 2 BDRMS Concrete Hi-rise. 55+, NS/NP Heat, hot water, & light included 615 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY WHITE ROCK: Commercial/Retail Strata 5 corners revenue property. 2214 sq.ft. Call 604-996-9887. 604-760-7882 GUILDFORD SUNNY WHITE ROCK QUIET BUILDING 2 Large bright 1 bdrm's. $810 avail now / $830 June 1 Includes: * Heat * Hot Water * Parking & Cable * Call 604-538-5337 WHITE ROCK WHITE ROCK USED MOBILITY AIDS Scooters, Walkers, Lift Chairs, Pwr/Wheelchairs. 604.539.8200. 625 FOR SALE BY OWNER EVERALL ESTATES 1580 Everall Street Recently renovated one bedrooms from $795 & up (avail. now) and two bedrooms from $1050 & up (avail May 1st). Spacious, close to beach, shops, and buses. Quiet, well kept building. Hot water included. Close to shops, bus, hospital. N/P. 1 Bdrm $795/mo avail now 2 bdrms avail June 15. GROSVENOR SQUARE Great location. Family complex. 1 & 2 bdrm units avail immed. Near schools, shop & bus. Security Card Access. 560 MISC. FOR SALE $749,000. PROFESSIONALLY reno'd one-level house. 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath on 7200 sq lot. Near 14th ave/132 street. 604-825-4142 GRANDVIEW HTS, 1/2 acre view lot 4 bd 2 bath & rec/rm magnificent fir trees $699,000. 1-604-796-0073 WHITE ROCK, 1 bdrm + den, garden condo, some upgrades, F/P, 3 outside walls, cls to town centre. $225,000. Phone (604)531-3484. WHITE ROCK, East Beach: 888 Address, Exec Hse, 13 yr old, 1 blk to Beach! 6/Bdrms, 5/Bath, inclds 2/Bdrm Auth'd ste w/$1150 Rental Income! PLUS Nanny's Quarters. $878K. No Agents. 604-671-7865. 604-209-2004 / 604-842-2916 Call 604-538-4599 email@example.com #1A STEEL BUILDING SALE! Save up to 60% on your new garage, shop, warehouse. 6 colors available! 40 year warranty! Free shipping, the first 20 callers! 1-800-457-2206. www.crownsteelbuildings.ca BUILDING SALE! 25x30 $4,577. 30x40 $7,140. 32x60 $11,950. 32x80 $18,420. 35x60 $13,990. 40x70 $14,650. 40x100 $24,900. 46x140 $37,600. OTHERS. Ends optional. Pioneer MANUFACTURERS DIRECT 1-800-668-5422 HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com NEW Norwood SAWMILLS LumberMate-Pro handles logs 34" diameter, mills boards 28" wide. Automated quick-cycle-sawing increases efficiency up to 40%. www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT - FREE Information: 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT Qu size adjustable bed; folding treadmill; 4x8 pool table w/all access, left hand Diawa golf clubs, quality set; entertainment unit; 4 drawer filing cabinet; oxy acetlyene welding torch w/jewellery tip; TV's, BBQ & misc h/hold. (604)535-3366 Call 604-589-5693 The White Rock Bellaire North facing park & mtn view Luxury Residence. Suit discriminating professional who only wants the best. This 2 bdrm residence offers 1132 sf of incomparable luxury. Asking $1800/mo. Drive by Oxford St. & 16th Ave. & admire the award winning majestic tower. Avail. June 1. For appt. 604-318-3365 WHITE ROCK - 1 & 2 Bdrms for rent. Behind the library. Heat, hot water & u/g parking incl. Avail. now. (604)721-4713 WHITE ROCK 1340 Fir St. 1 Bdrm $790/mo incl hot/wtr & heat. Avail immed. N/S, N/P. Please call: (604)536-0196 or (604)842-9581. WHITE ROCK. 1 bdrm, Thrift / Fir, Corner suite. $765 incl heat, h/w. N/S. 604-531-0657; 604-614-4602. WHITE ROCK. 2 bdrm corner suite, quiet bldg, $950 incl heat, H. water, prk. Avail. June 15. 604-538-8408. WHITE ROCK. 2 bdrm walk out, 1 bath. Nr Mall. $1195 incl heat/hotwater, lam flrs. Senior oriented. ns/np.604-536-9565,778-385-9565 WHITE ROCK Avail Now. 2Bdrm ground level, 6 applis incl insuite w/d, patio, nr amens, 2 prk, storage. N/S, small pet ok $1400/mo. Call: 1-250-376-7141 or 1-250-574-5919 WHITE ROCK. Bachelor $700. Clean, quiet, adult oriented. Near bus & shops. NS/NP. Includes H/W, heat.. 1 year lease. 778-245-7074. Call Mike 604-535-7206 736 WHITE ROCK July 1, reno. 3 bdrm. 1200sf., lge. liv. & kit. New carpets & bathroom, quiet building, nr. PAH & shopping. Ideal for single prof. use 1 bdrm. as office, and still have extra bdrm. $1050 + hydro. N/S N/P. 604-535-8971, 836-9045 HOMES FOR RENT 660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE OCEAN VIEW CONDO - THE CONTESSA White Rock's most exclusive, luxury, unobstructed panoramic ocean view condo. Concrete bldg. 2 units per floor. 2100 sq. ft. 2 bdrm. master w/ large sitting area, 2 bath, den, large island kitchen, Gas cook top & F/P, large marble entrance, full size freezer, radiant heat, 2 car secure u/g parking, large storage areas, built in vac. syst. SW corner of Prospect & Martin. N/P N/S $3200/mo. Avail. August 1 Call : George or Marian at (604)220-3513 or (604)535-9948 Long term lease available if desired! 627 HOMES WANTED WHITE ROCK New High End Condo Top floor, steps to park, shops, & bus. 1 bdrm plus den. 9ft ceilings. Granite, hardwood, s/s appliances, f/p, balcony. n/s, cat ok. Avail. Now. $1300/mo. BEAUTIFUL OCEAN Park split house. Move in at the perfect time to enjoy the beach, nearby parks and schools. This 3 bdrm features a fenced yard and is pet friendly. It also has many updates including the kitchen and a custom teak entertainment wall. Has a single garage and plenty of room for extra storage/parking. It also has a built in indoor hot tub. Rent is $1950 + utils. firstname.lastname@example.org or Master on Main. Ocean park area preferred. Good sized 3 bdrm home. Cash Buyer. 604-328-2559 RANCHER WANTED 14048 - 30th Ave. French country rancher with full basement 2373 sq.ft. on main. Total quality throughout, Maple hardwood floors. Sunwood Maple cabinets, quality appliances. Great room concept. Antigua lime stone fireplace. Rear yard with 20'x10' covered patio. Beautifully landscaped. 3rd garage for workshop or ? Basement includes 2 bedrooms, games room w/bar wine cellar and family room area. Asking $1,450,000. To view call: Ron Kline 604-312-6086 New World Realty Ltd. HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley (604)531-5615 WHITE ROCK PACIFIC VIEW CONDOS 2 bdrms, 2 baths, heat, hot water & gas incl'd. Great Location at 5 corners. Avail. immed. or June 1. From $1400/mo. No smoking, No pets. Reno'd suites available. Shop from home! Check out our FOR SALE sections: class 500's for Merchandise, 600's for Real Estate, and for Automotive view our 800's. SKYLINE APTS. WHITE ROCK 15321 Russell Ave 1 MONTH FREE RENT!! CALL FOR DETAILS Nice quiet building. 1 & 2 bdrm suites. Includes: Hot water, cable, underground parking, video surveillance. NO PETS CALL 604-536-8499 www.cycloneholdings.ca bcclassified.com 563 MISC. WANTED Call Jennifer 778-881-3402 WHITE ROCK SUNSET VILLA. 1 bdrm apt w/balcony, cement bldg. f/p, d/w. 1 block fr Semiahmoo Mall. Avail. April 1st. $850. Call for appointment to view: 604-541-6276 OCEAN PARK 12674-15A. 2 bdrm rancher. Quiet st nr. 1001 steps, beach & amenits. $1400/mo. Avail July 1. N/S N/P. Call 604-538-6620. ATTN: NEED 25 People-Serious Weight Lose? We Pay You to Lose! Call Tamara Today 604-789-1895 * SELL YOUR HOME FAST * Buying Any Price, Cond., Location. NO COMMISSIONS ~ NO FEES ~ No Risk Home Buying Centre (604)435-5555 www.dannyevans.ca 46 736 Peace Arch News Friday, May 21, 2010 RENTALS HOMES FOR RENT RENTALS 748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION WHITE ROCK-Large furnished, n/s, n/p. Nr Peace Arch Hosp. $450/mo inc. utils Avail. now. 604-536-6303 TRANSPORTATION 810 AUTO FINANCING TRANSPORTATION 821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS PREMIUM USED CLEAROUT 2008 HONDA FIT - power group, air, local vehicle, honda warranty, rated at 50 mpg hwy, STK G5381-1, NOW!! $15995 2007 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 4x4, 7 pass. auto, loaded, alloys, Toyota warr., STK WS2917, NOW! $23995 2006 TOYOTA CAMRY LE, V-6 auto, loaded, Bal of Toyota warr., STK # WS2916, NOW! $14995 2006 MAZDA 5 GT, 6 pass., loaded, moonroof, auto, local vehicle w/only 32500 km, Mazda warr., 4 cyl. economy, STK # T7397-1, NOW! $16995 2006 AUDI A3 AVANT SPORT WAGON, 6 spd auto, loaded, 17" alloys & 2.01 turbo charged engine, Bal of Audi Warr., STK # WS2917, NOW! $19995 2005 HYUNDAI TIBURON GS coupe-5 spd, 84400 km, local vehicle, power group, alloys, STK J3129-1, NOW! $8995 2002 TOYOTA TUNDRA 4x4, local vehicle, long box, fiberglass canopy, 87000 orig kms, V8 auto, STK J4393-1, NOW! $10995 2007 DODGE CALIBER, local vehicle, equipped with power group, a/c,alloys, dodge warr., STK G1212-1, NOW! $9995 2007 FORD FOCUS SE hatchback-5 spd, power moonroof, a/c, local vehicle, ford factory warr., STK T0930-1, NOW! $9995 2007 FORD ESCAPE LIMITED 4wd, loaded w/leather, power roof, 62000km, ford factory warr., STK 2858, NOW! $19995 2005 SATURN ION 2- auto, pwr group, low kms, a/c, STK 2768, NOW! $6995 2005 DODGE SX 2.0-5 spd, alloys rear spoiler, economical, local vehicle STK J4175-1, NOW! $5995 VOLKSWAGEN OF SURREY 13820 - 104th AVE., (604)-584-1311 Website: vwsurrey.ca TRANSPORTATION 827 VEHICLES WANTED 845 TRANSPORTATION SCRAP CAR REMOVAL NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS ESTATE OF PHYLLIS ZOE MARSHALL CREDITORS AND OTHERS having claims against the estate of PHYLLIS ZOE MARSHALL formerly of Al Hogg Pavilion, 311 - 15521 Russell Avenue, White Rock, British Columbia Deceased, who died on May 19, 2009 are required to send full particulars of such claims to the undersigned Executor at 106 1656 Martin Drive, Surrey, British Columbia, V4A 6E7 on or before the 23rd day of June, 2010 after which date the estate assets will be distributed having regard only to claims that have been received. Roy Cammack Executor NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: The Estate of DOROTHY ANNE MARY LEWIS, deceased, formerly of Evergreen Baptist Care Home, 150 Oxford Street, White Rock, BC. Creditors and others having claims against the estate of DOROTHY ANNE MARY LEWIS are hereby notified under Section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executor, DARRELL POWELL, c/o PERRY & COMPANY, Barristers and Solicitors, P.O. Box 790, Smithers, BC, V0J 2N0, after which date the Executors will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims which the Executors has notice. DARRELL POWELL Executor of the Will of, DOROTHY ANNE MARY LEWIS, Deceased. Landlord/Investor To take care of your properties www.bcforrentinfo.ca Tenants Houses/condos/Townhouses Rental units available now Alfred 604-889-6807 Office:604-534-7974 Ext:205 749 STORAGE SURREY - GARAGE STORAGE Secure, clean & dry. Avail now. $125/mo. 604-541-0058 750 SUITES, LOWER 830 MOTORCYCLES The Scrapper PROPERTY Rentals Have Qualified Tenants Need Homes HOUSES W. Rock, 14746 Gordon. 2 bdrm 1 bath 1/2 duplex. Small pet neg w/dep. $900. W. Rock, 14046 Blackburn. 3 bdrm & den, 3 baths, H/W flrs. N/S. N/P. July 1. $2600. S. Sry. 15663 - 23A. 5 bdrm 3 1/2 baths. 3400 sq.f.t home. N/S. N/P. July 1. $2800. CONDOS S. Sry. 1870 Southmere Crest 1 bdrm, 1 bath grnd flr. open flr plan. Lrg patio. N/S. N/P. $950. W. Rock 15361 Marine Dr. Lrg 1 bdrm. 1� bths. Upper 2 lvl. June 16. N/S N/P. $1800 + 50% utils. SUITES S. Sry. 15566-37B. Lower 1 bdrm/den. 1 bth. Pri lndry/ent N/S N/P. June 15. $1000 utils. incl. Call Sheri M 604-535-8080 Plus! Full pictures & info. on our website www.croftagencies.com S. SURREY. 1 bdrm house, 900 s/f. New paint/carpets. W/D hook-ups. June 1/now. $950. Sm pet ok. Min 1 yr lse. 15170-24 Ave. 604-535-3412 S. SURREY. 3 bdrm. 2 bath, nice area near park/beach/bus. New carpets & kitchen, lge yard w/big patio. Ns/np. $1850. July 1. 604-319-5901 WHITE ROCK 1 block to beach. Partial ocean view, 3 bdrm + den, 2 decks, garage, gas f/p, 5 appl, n/s, lease. $1850 + util, July, 778-8980778 WHITE ROCK, ocean view, 3 bdrm. home, minutes from beach, 2 baths, rec room, pets OK, N/S. Avail. now. $1800mo 604-541-8300 WHITE ROCK. Top flr, ocean view home, 2 bdrms, bright, very clean. Laundry & storage in bsmt. N/S. N/P. $1200. Immed 604-535-9866. EAST BEACH, W.R. lovely 2 bdrm. 1000 sf., open great room, w/f/p, d/w, w/d, alarm. s.c. oven, Island in kit., 2 car prkg., storage shed, award winning b/yard. Suit adults. N/S N/P. 1/2 block from E. Beach. June 1. $1200+utils. 604-531-5553 OCEAN PARK. 1 BDRM BSMT suite. Full bath & kitchen. Gas F/P. $900/mo. incl utils. Sep entry. Patio. Laundry Avail. June 1. N/S. Pets considered. Call 778-788-0362. PANORAMA. Large, spac., bright 2 bdrm gr lvl, avail. immed., incl utils, np/ns, (604)542-8788, 599-8030 SOUTH SURREY: 2 Bdrm suite, $1100/mo Incl. utils. Cbl, w/d, n/s, n/p. Avail. now. Refs. 604-535-5984 S. SURREY. 2 or 3 bdrm. bsmt. suites. 5 appl., own ldry. $900/mo. or $1050 incl. hydro. Ns/np. Avail. June 1st. 778-294-0886. WHITE ROCK - 1 bdrm on ground floor, $1000/mo incl. utils. Very clean. 3 appl. w/d. (604)531-7784 WHITE ROCK Lrg 2 Bdr bright new paint & flr, f/bth, patio, w/d Ns/Np. July 1, $900 incl util. 604-541-4649 WHITE ROCK. Modern 1 bdrm suite, large patio deck with ocean view, close to beach, priv entry, prkg, insuite lndry, ns/np $1050 incl utils. Avail June 1. 604-536-6295 WHITE Rock nr beach. Lrg 1 bdrm, sep ent. d/w, shrd lndry, full bath, a/c, gas f/p, prkg. Suits quiet sgl. NS/NP $825 incl util. 604-531-1779. WHITE ROCK. SHORT TERM fully furn & equipped main flr suite. 2 bdrm. Patio, prkg. TV, net. 2 mins walk to beach & Hwy 99. N/S, pet neg. Avail till June 18. May special $325/wk. Incl utils. 604-541-1457. WHITE ROCK Spacious, looks like new 2 bdrm, lrg kitch, s/s appls, lrg famrm, gas BBQ & lamp hook-up, laundry, pkng, exc area, Panoramic ocean view. $1550/mo incl utils. Ns/np, avail July 1st. 604-538-4543. 1985 Honda Gold Wing Aspencade, as new, summer use loaded 29,000 org kms. $6,800. 604-220-5005. 2001 HONDA Shadow 600 black w/black let saddlebage, 2,600 org rural mls. $5,400. 604-220-5005. 838 RECREATIONAL/SALE 847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 1991 JEEP YJ - new tires, lots of new parts. Good cond. $4200: air cared. 604-317-2448/604-250-5695 2000 IZUZU TROOPER LS. loaded, 164kms, clean, great shape. Safetied $7500. (604)538-4524 2002 BMW XN5 SUV. 4 door, auto. 147,000 kms. Black. Fully loaded. $12,900. Call 604-825-9477 2006 FORD EXPLORER Limited Edition. Red. Fully loaded. 21,000 kms. $28,500 obo. 604-584-0016 NEED A VEHICLE? Need cash? Up to $10,000. cash back! Guaranteed approvals! Over 400 vehicles to choose from. Call Will or Ashley today! 1-888-289-8935. WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Last week 9 out of 15 applications approved! We fund your future not your past. Any Credit. www.coastlineautocredit.com or 1-888-208-3205. 1996 NASH 22' TRAVEL TRAILER clean, in good working order, MUST SEE. 1st $5000 (firm) takes it! Call Dave 604-716-9241 2000 Frontier 5th whl, f/g 24ft, air, microwave TV, full bath, new tires, exc cond. $10,500. 604-584-5619 2007 BIG HORN 5th Wheel. 38'. 4 slides, b/i generator & vac, w/d, f/p, king size bed & more. $53,000. obo. 604-630-7999; 604-312-2592 845 SCRAP CAR REMOVAL 818 CARS - DOMESTIC 751 SUITES, UPPER S. SURREY: 2855-152nd, 2bdrm, 2 full bths, 1000sf, all appls, sec prkg (2 spots). n/s, n/p. Cls to amen. $1180/mo. June 1. (604)538-8902 WHITE ROCK: 2/Bdrm main flr deluxe ste, 2 mins to beach, D/W, inste W/D, f/p, patio, garden. $1450 mo inclds utils. N/S. (778)294-0084. 1996 OLDS CUTLASS Supreme. Small 6 cyl, auto, AirCared, new tires, 186K. $1500. 604-581-4048 1998 DODGE NEON, 176 km, $2200 obo. Exc. cond. A/C. 604590-1279 or 828-9496 1999 CHRYSLER CIRRUS LX- 4 cyl. auto, air, tilt, cruise, PW, PDL, mint. $2950 Surrey 604.590.1661 2001 CHEV CAVALIER, 4 dr. clean air, CD, P/D, P/W. Aircared 125,000 kms. $4200. Call 604-534-6656. 2002 FORD FOCUS - 4 dr automatic, 136,000 kms. a/c, p/w, p/l. CD player. $5500: (604)779-8579 2003 CHEVY CAVALIER, auto, 88K, 4 dr, ac, cd, silver, like new, $5600. No accidents (604)502-9912 2003 PONTIAC GRAND Prix, black 4 door. loaded 73,000 kms. 1 owner N/S. $9,500 obo. 604-583-4200. 2006 PT CRUISER, 59,000 kms, auto, no acc, garage kept, senior driven, $8000. (604)539-2040 2008 Ford Taurus 120,000K, V6 a/c, stereo, sunroof, metallic blue. $12,600. 604-597-6816 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $100 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673 #1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200 851 TRUCKS & VANS SCRAP CAR REMOVAL "No Wheels, No Problem" Proud supporters of Monarch House Autism Center 1991 FORD E350, 15 pass. van. 234K, hd susp., clean, all seats, aircrd, new alt., brakes & tires gd. $2,500 obo. Randy 604-721-0872 1993 GMC. SLE short box, 4x4, 265K, AirCared till 2012. very good condition. $4500. 604-597-3555 2001 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN Sport-loaded, incls. pwr. dr. & tail gate, gd. cond.$2500 604-309-3135 2003 GMC SLE. Step side, spotless $$ CASH FOR SOME $$ or donate vehicle for Autism CALL 604-328-0081 7 Days/Week Vancouver Scrap 4x4, Z71, only 55K, f/g tonnaeu, Never been off roaded. $16,500. Call 604-534-5483 2004 F250 super cab diesel 4x4 auto Lariat, leather, loaded, auto start 133K. $15,500 604-812-1278 MARINE 912 821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS BOATS BOAT WANTED. 10'-12'-14' aluminum boat. With/without motor, trailer. Will pay cash. 604-319-5720 WHITE ROCK Marine Drive ON THE BEACH, 1450sf. 2 lvl. large 1 bdrm. loft 1.5 bath, awesome view, large pri. deck, across from the pier & next to gourmet restaurants. H/W floors, vaulted ceilings. $1,900/mo. incls. utils & prkg. n/s n/p avail. June 1. 821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 1986 VOLKSWAGON CABRIO 120K on new motor, wolfsburg edition, auto, leather, new top, exc. cond. local $2850 (604)328-1883 1988 BMW 325is exc cond. 5 sp 2 dr. Black New stereo syst. Sunroof. Aircared. $2500 obo. 604-536-5107 1990 NISSAN SENTRA SE auto 4 dr, New tires, $600 obo. Runs good. 604-597-9547 1991 FIREBIRD V8 5L org cond. Alway in garage 30,000K, a/c parttly fitted. $7500 obo. 604-596-6816 1994 Honda Civic LX, spec edit. 260 km, A/C, rmt strt, new frt brks, well mant. $2100obo.604-716-0595 1996 TOYOTA CAMRY-champagne, 1 lady owner. Great cond. No acc 153K $4500: 604-536-0468 1997 TOYOTA CAMRY LE, 4 cyl, auto, loaded, 197K, AirCared. 4dr, $5,400 obo 604-812-1278 1998 Mercedes ML320, 4drs, 256kms, loaded, clean & good cond. $6400 obo. 778-551-0944 1999 Volkswagen Golf, diesel, 4 dr. auto. 1,000 kms for 50L. exc cond. 191,000K. $9,600. 604-220-5005. 2000 ACURA INTEGRA COUPE, silver/blk leather int. S.roof, AirCrd, all pwr, 195K, serv. rcrds, 1 ownr, good cnd, $6500obo. 604-574-2057 2001 VW Passat V6 Station Wagon GLS. Local car, automatic, lady driven. 161,000km Silver, black leather interior. Tonneau cover, 6 disc stacker,am/fm/cassette,5 new tires,new brakes, alloy wheels. $9700obo. 604-536-4165. 2003 NiSSAN Sentra 4 dr auto, a/c good cond. new tires, MP3 player, 121,000K, $5995. 604-290-8163 2007 SUZUKI SX4, 4 dr h/b, auto, 2WD, 40K, many options, copper metallic, $7000 firm. 604-538-9257 2007 SUZUKI SX4-JX h/b, auto, 41kms, front wheel drive, options pkg. $7300 Firm (604)538-9257 BRAND NEW Visit: 604.218.2177 WHITE ROCK, West beach. Studio/ cabin suite with character. Suit single person. F/P, laundry, cable, utils $645/mo. Immed. 778-881-0169. www. rentinfo.ca WANTED Houses, Townhomes, Condo's & Suites! Serving White Rock / S. Surrey, Surrey, Langley, Delta, Ladner & Tsawwassen Steveston, New West & Coquitlam Call Now! 604-536-0220 or email info: 752 TOWNHOUSES email@example.com 741 OFFICE/RETAIL CENTRAL White Rock. 2 Ground Floor Offices in newly renovated building, 1425 sqft bright new office, 747 sq ft office with outside entry. Both incl washroom and u/g pkg, gross rents. 604-536-5639. WHITE ROCK central - OFFICE approx 250s/f, 2nd flr, quiet, large opening windows, heat & lights all included. Lease or month-to-month. $700 +gst. Call 604-538-5835. WHITE ROCK - avail. June 1. Fully renovated 2 bdrm T/H with new bathrms & kitchen w/ granite counter tops, located on Vidal St. White Rock. Call John at 604-536-2860 WHITE ROCK. New 3 bdrm T/H, open concept. 2 car prkg.NP/NS. $1900/mo.Avail now. 604-721-2013 WHITE ROCK: Quiet 55 + T/H partial ocean view 4 decks 2 bed den 2.5 baths 5 appls garage bsmnt NP/NS refs reqd. June 1 $1275 + utils/water. View ph 604-732-6782 WHITE ROCK/ SOUTH SURREY: 2 storey, 2 bdrm, 1-1/2 baths, 5 appl. balcony, approx. 1900 sq ft, carport, close to major amenities. N/P, $1350/mo.Call (604)224-6286 TRANSPORTATION 810 AUTO FINANCING $0 DOWN at auto credit fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599. www.autocreditfast.ca. DLN 30309. 5 Speed Manual Trans, 2.0 L 4 cylinder, Air Conditioning, Power Locks, Keyless Entry w/alarm, Tilt and Telescopic steering, CD w/MP3 and USB, 16" Custom Alloys, Tinted Glass, 4 wheel disc brakes with ABS, VW Monster Mats. 2 Available in Sandstone Metallic with Black Cloth. 746 ROOMS FOR RENT WHITE ROCK. Furn. rm across fr beach for quiet mature person. $395 incl utils/cble. N/S, N/P, Non drinker. 604-535-6316, 312-0194. 748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION PEACE ARCH-Wanted: Roommate starting July 1st to share house within walking distance to Peace Arch hospital, the bus stop, and the mall. r Rent $450 including internet, cable, utilities. Prefer female. Call 604-535-5469. S. SURREY. Furnished bdrm in Country home. $495/mo incls all utils, internet & laundry. Avail immed. N/P. Pls call 604-535-5459. S.SURREY Priv room w/en-ste in newer home, nice view nr shops & bus, ns/np. $700 incld utils. 604531-8147 eve/wkends. 2008 Acura TL Type S Rare 6 spd man. Black on black/grey int. 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