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Day the earth moved: One year after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, local nurse Michele Goodsell shares her experience volunteering in the impoverished country, which she says is still in desperate need of help.  see page 11

Councillors vote to condemn Ferguson’s comments after August interview

Mayor rebuked over staff criticism Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

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City staffer Chris Smith returns photographs of past mayors after current Mayor Catherine Ferguson said she was told they were going into storage.

Mayor says photos were bound for storage; councillor says it was ‘routine maintenance’

Forefathers’ photo flap at White Rock city hall Melissa Smalley Staff Reporter

The removal of old photographs from the walls at White Rock city hall ignited concern and confusion last week, prompting the mayor to halt city staff ’s redecorating efforts. Mayor Catherine Ferguson returned to city hall Friday after being on vacation to discover a number of photographs of past mayors and

councils had been removed from the walls of council chambers and the outer hallway. When she asked city staff about the photos, Ferguson said, she was told they would be put into storage. “I’m not happy about it,” Ferguson told Peace Arch News Monday morning. “I think it’s extremely disrespectful to those people who have served and built the city. To have (the

photos) taken all down and to have no dialogue with council and myself is inappropriate. The direction never should have been given.” However, Coun. Lynne Sinclair said she was not surprised to learn the photos were taken down, citing an email she had received last week from City of White Rock communications officer Colleen Pepper advising council of  see page 4

Fallout continues from comments in a Peace Arch News article.

White Rock council has slapped the wrist of Mayor Catherine Ferguson, in connection with public criticism of a staff member last summer. A motion to declare “inappropriate” Ferguson’s actions and statements – made in response to the removal of photographs from the city hall foyer and council chambers last August – passed Monday with all but the mayor in favour. “To remain quiet would’ve been wrong in this circumstance,” Coun. Grant Meyer said Monday. “Someone needlessly lost their job.” The controversy began last summer, after Fer-

guson expressed concern to Peace Arch photographs. Later, Fathers said Pepper’s News that photographs of past elected email had said nothing about the photos coming down in council chambers. officials had been removed from city hall walls while she was on holiday. City manager Peggy Clark and FerguFerguson said at the time that she was son each said later that the matter had told by then-communications officer been resolved. It resurfaced, however, Colleen Pepper that the photos would when Pepper resigned in September, be put in storage. Ferguson described citing in a PAN interview the incident the move as “extremely disrespectful.” as a key factor in her decision. The issue was further complicated Catherine Ferguson In a move made behind closed doors, when Couns. Lynne Sinclair and Helen a committee was soon struck to exammayor Fathers weighed in: Sinclair told PAN ine the matter in-camera, and a formal that Pepper had advised council by email of inquiry to determine if Ferguson had breached planned esthetic improvements involving the  see page 4

Monitoring the tracks

More slides Alex Browne Staff Reporter

More mudslides swept down from the Ocean Park bluff Friday and Saturday, leading to suspension of Amtrak’s Seattle to Vancouver service through the weekend until Monday morning. The latest slides also prompted longtime rail critic Don Pitcairn to write to federal Transport Minister Chuck Strahl with concerns that Burlington Northern Santa Fe is continuing to run freight trains at times when mudslides have cancelled passenger service. BNSF corporate communications representative Gus Melonas confirmed a major mudslide Friday afternoon in the vicinity of 123 Street and 22 Avenue covered the tracks to a depth of four feet over a 30-foot section. Although it was cleared quickly by a rail-mounted excavation vehicle, Amtrak passenger service continued to be suspended until 8:30 a.m. Monday. A further slide Saturday morning almost a mile away at the east end of 131 Street covered the line to a depth of three feet over some 20 feet of the line, Melonas said, and did result in suspension of freight service for some two hours while

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Passersby examine the residual effects Sunday morning of a mudslide on the Ocean Park bluff, which buried a 30-foot section of the track. debris was cleared from the line. “These incidents were not related to the tree cutting,” Melonas added, referring to the inadvertent cutting of mature alder trees below Kwomais Point Park last month by a Surrey city contractor – which Pit-

cairn and other critics have blamed for a recent slide. Melonas said a geo-technical company retained by the railway is continuing to study the stability of the entire slope. He also defended the company’s decision to allow freight trains to

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operate while passenger service was halted, noting the two types of trains use “differently designed equipment.” “Passenger cars are not as heavily manufactured as freight cars – they’re streamlined and much

lighter,” Melonas said. “Freight trains (function) at different speeds and under different operating conditions.” Melonas also said the railway continues to monitor its line, and  see page 2

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Storm drain emptied over cliff  from page 1 study slope and roadbed conditions, particularly during periods of heavy rainfall when mudslides could be expected. “Given the angle of the slope adjacent to our trackage, and with heavy saturation and weight from above, (slides are) no surprise.” Melonas said conditions on the BNSF line in Canada this winter have been “worse than we’ve seen in the last few years – but in the States it’s been better.” There have been no significant incidents due to slide impact, he said, adding the company’s approach is to anticipate problems at this time of year. “We’re proactive, not reactive,” he said. “We take protective measures.” But it’s an explanation that doesn’t satisfy Pitcairn, who said in his letter to Strahl that he was alarmed freight trains on the line – which routinely carry dangerous chemicals such as chlorine – continued even during a slide that was sufficiently serious to carry large trees down with it. One of those trees ruptured a City of Surrey storm drain line which, Pitcairn said, poured “thousands of gallons of water onto the slide-damaged slope for several days before repairs were eventually completed.” Pitcairn asked Strahl to review the Railway Safety Act to ensure that freight shipments of hazardous materials are cancelled for at least as long as passenger service during slide clean-up, and also that all rail service be

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cancelled in areas where unrepaired storm drains cause “uncontrolled water release and ongoing slope saturation.” “They’ll suspend the Amtrak, but they’ll still allow freight trains to rumble through,” Pitcairn told Peace Arch News. Surrey drainage manager Carrie Baron said a tree felled by the slide on Friday afternoon took out a 21-inch storm drain pipe on a city easement between two properties. “Where it’s flat (this kind of drain) is underground, but a lot of the pipe was above ground,” she said, adding the destroyed drain had transitioned to a 12-inch pipe designed to take water all the way to a ditch beyond the tracks at the bottom of the hill. Baron said that until a pump and threeinch discharge hose could be installed to safely reroute the water to the ditch by late Saturday morning, “all the neighbourhood water was pouring over the top of the cliff.” Ironically, the city was aware of the problem just prior to the slide, Baron said. “A neighbour noticed a tree leaning and contacted a consultant, who alerted the city,” she said. “We had people out there before the slide happened, but just after they’d taken their first look, it came down.” Over the weekend a new large pipe storm drain line was quickly engineered, and threaded through trees down the slope south of the slide area, Baron added. “It’s not an easy place to lay pipe,” she said.

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news Trial date to determine dog’s future set for July

City on hook for cost of keeping pit bull Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

The City of White Rock will have to wait until at least July to learn if a pit bull that attacked and killed a small dog on Marine Drive last November can be euthanized. In the meantime, costs of holding the dog continue to mount, and it is “highly unlikely” those dollars will ever be recovered from the owner. “She’s not an owner of property,

which makes it difficult for us,” Paul Stanton, the city’s director of development services, said last week. “If it were an owner of property, we could put it on the property taxes. Otherwise, it’s like having somebody owing you a debt then trying to claim it, collect it.” The city impounded the at-large female Staffordshire Nov. 22, after it killed a 12-pound yorkie-poodle cross belonging to Doug Fenwick

and Debra Ogilvie. The attack was not the first incident involving the pit bull in White Rock. It was, however, the dog’s first-known kill. Stanton told Peace Arch News in an earlier interview that numerous complaints were logged during 2008 and 2009 concerning the dog roaming unchecked and attacks on other dogs. It was ordered removed from White Rock in spring 2009.

Stanton said a July trial date was set during a Dec. 22 appearance in Surrey Provincial Court. Under the BC Community Charter, the city has authority to hold the dog until the court orders it destroyed or the matter is otherwise resolved. The cost of holding the pit bull is “less than $20 a day,” city manager Peggy Clark said. By the July court date, the bill will be about $4,500. Stanton said that while city records

list a woman as the dog’s owner, a man has since stepped forward claiming ownership. The man took a licence out for the dog in Surrey four days after the attack, Stanton said, noting “he’s claiming ownership of the dog after the incident.” The claim does not change the city’s position, Stanton said. “Irregardless… we’re following the requirements of the legislation and doing what we have to do.”

Crash injures two

Injured senior airlifted A 70-year-old woman was airlifted to hospital with undetermined injuries Tuesday morning following a dramatic collision in South Surrey. Impact of the crash, reported just before 9:30 a.m., spun the senior’s Chrysler New Yorker into a light standard at the corner of 16 Avenue and Amble Greene Boulevard. The pole crushed the driver-side door. Preliminary police reports indicate the New Yorker was westbound on 16 Avenue when it was rear-ended by a Ford Expedition. The Ford, driven by a woman in her 40s, came to rest upside-down in a nearby yard, after crashing through a bus stop, shrubbery and a fence. The driver was taken to hospital with suspected head injuries. At press time, RCMP reported both South Surrey women were expected to recover. Investigation is ongoing. - Tracy Holmes

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Former employee had pleaded guilty to taking more than $400,000

Softball BC bookkeeper sentenced to three years Tracy Holmes Staff reporter

A woman with “serious psychological problems” who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $400,000 from Softball BC has been sentenced to three years in prison for the crime. In pronouncing the sentence in Surrey Provincial Court, Judge Peder Gulbransen said Karline Frances Elliott’s conduct “deviates substantially from the norms of society, which require trust in so many aspects of our lives, and the harm caused was substantial.” The sentence, rendered Oct. 26, was posted to the provincial court website this week. According to the reasons for sentence, Elliott, 58, was hired by Softball BC in 2000 and worked at its South Surrey headquarters until Sept. 21, 2009. She took the money over a 2½-year period, while working as the organization’s accountant and bookkeeper, and lost all of it gambling, court documents state. In sentencing, Gulbransen considered several factors, including Elliott’s abusive childhood and husband, diagnoses of post-

traumatic stress disorder and obsessive- take the money undetected, he writes. compulsive disorder and her moderate to The theft started in the 2006-’07 fiscal year, when Elliott transferred $500 into her own severe agoraphobia. “She has trouble sleeping, and for a large account. In each of the next three years, she part of her life she has coped with her prob- stole $103,000, $204,000 and nearly $100,000, lems by retreating into a fantasy world,” respectively, through 173 bank transfers. Gulbransen writes. “Thus, I would say that Elliott also drew on Softball BC’s line of credit, took from a when this crime was ❝There were 173 deliberate acts committed, the accused $122,000 GIC that she was a lonely, isolated, of theft… the accused engaged in collapsed, and applied depressed person. She deliberate and obviously successful for fraudulent GST lived a very constricted refunds, Gulbransen deceit in concealing the theft.❞ notes. life. It appears that gamJudge Peder Gulbransen The association now bling held an attraction for her in that being in a owes $143,315 for the casino, gambling, but also being just among fraudulent GST funds, owes more on its line other people, helped alleviate many of the of credit and is not earning what would have stresses in her life.” come from the GIC, he writes. The misappropriation was detected by the Gulbransen notes Elliott – now a Port Hardy resident – had almost exclusive access organization’s vice-president of finance, who to the organization’s financial resources, noticed “serious discrepancies” in financial obtained from registration and membership reports created by Elliott. In an email to the fees. She was also the only one with online VP, Elliott described herself as “a gambling access to the funds, which enabled her to addict and a thief,” Gulbransen writes.

The judge notes Softball BC spent about $62,000 investigating the theft. He also notes Elliott was co-operative with the organization and police, and expressed “serious regrets.” Gulbransen describes the theft as a callous breach of trust that had a “crushing impact” on the association’s finances. “There were 173 deliberate acts of theft… the accused engaged in deliberate and obviously successful deceit in concealing the theft,” he writes. While “one cannot help but be sympathetic to the accused’s personal circumstances… she always knew, in my view, that what she did was wrong.” In addition to the prison term, Elliott was ordered to submit DNA samples, and pay restitution in the amount of $406,731.01. Gulbransen noted Elliott does not have the funds, “but I don’t think your former employer should be put to the further expense of a civil action, and in the remote chance you come into some money you will have to pay it to them.” A suit was filed against Elliott last spring.

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Reputation still under attack: mayor “It was incumbent upon ethics investigation. My  from page 1 reputation was, and still the city’s code of conduct began. me to seek legal advice to is, under attack.” Ferguson, as council chair, was ensure I was protecting While Fathers did not made to read aloud a motion the office of the mayor,” address the issue at the Monday chastising her handling Ferguson said. “That is my job and I take it very, meeting, she called PAN of the issue. to say she supported the “Whereas there has been media very seriously.” Sinclair said it was motion despite disagreecoverage and an impact on staff ing with the process arising out of the mayor’s com- incumbent on council to “right from the start.” ments and actions in respect of investigate. “When a public servant Lynne Sinclair “It was about, really, the removal of various photocouncillor saying the mayor could graphs from the walls of the foyer is criticized in the press have handled it in a of city hall in August 2010,” Fer- by a politician, she has guson said. “Be it resolved that no recourse, she has no defence,” different way,” Fathers said. “As council wishes to express its view Sinclair said. “Our staff – (who) time’s gone on, I’ve been really that the mayor’s actions were watched one of their valued col- more concerned with the process inappropriate and that working leagues pack and leave with no – of how we got there and what’s through council and senior man- apparent process – needs to see happened in-between.” Campbell agreed. agement staff would have been that council will abide by its own “We’re saying council and a better approach to addressing rules of conduct, particularly with the issue of the replacement and regard to staff. How else can we senior staff could have dealt with expect staff to abide by a code of the matter more appropriately,” placement of the photographs.” he said Tuesday, later noting the The motion was brought for- conduct if we don’t ourselves?” Gesturing to the photos hanging investigation began after Meyer ward after the inquiry – led by an independent expert – had to on chamber walls, Sinclair told and Coun. Doug McLean called be aborted after Ferguson hired Ferguson it is ironic the investiga- a special meeting in August. Fathers said the majority of a lawyer to dispute the legal- tion revealed all Pepper was trying ity of the investigation, Coun. to do “was make this more attrac- council and staff were surprised Al Campbell said in a prepared tive and find room, ironically, on to see the motion on this week’s the wall, for your picture.” agenda, as minutes she took statement Monday. Ferguson said Tuesday that she at the in-camera meeting had “The question of whether or not there had been a breach of believes the issue is about “posi- not been approved. But Ferguson said she received only two the code of conduct was actually tioning for the next election.” “As you heard last night… the responses to her request for any diverted to one of whether or not the code is legal,” said Campbell, investigation of the mayor was clarifications on the matter, and chair of the committee that was based on a flawed code of con- that it was put on the agenda as a duct and is meritless. Council result of a directive from council struck to examine the issue. “In my opinion, all that the knew this and continued to pro- at the in-camera meeting. Ferguson would not disclose mayor had to do was answer some ceed, incurring cost to the taxher cost of hiring a lawyer, but questions… and this matter would payers,” she said. Ferguson added she was not confirmed the expense came out have long since been resolved, treated with “basic fairness” in of her own pocket. Campbell said with little time and expense.” Couns. Grant Meyer and Mary- the investigation, and said evi- the city’s cost of the investigation Wade Anderson, Sinclair and dence in her favour was “consis- has not been released. Pepper could not be reached for Ferguson herself also spoke to tently withheld from me.” “I was made the subject of an comment Tuesday. the motion, all but Anderson reading from prepared statements. Defending her actions at White Rock Beach as without malice and appropriate – given the • Wed., Jan. 12 • Thurs., Jan. 13 • Fri., Jan. 14 • Sat., Jan. 15 information available TIME Ht./m Ht./ft. TIME Ht./m Ht./ft. TIME Ht./m Ht./ft. 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They were asked a series of direct questions, such as: Have you been a victim of physical or sexual abuse? Do you know a victim? Do you use drugs? What ones? How often? The questions were part of an anonymous survey given to about 400 students throughout the Lower Mainland – and the results, says RCMP Sgt. Jet Sunner, might come as a shock. On Jan. 15, those results will be revealed at a youth forum presented by Team Izzat, a group of police officers and university students who volunteer their time to connect with youth through sports and education. Six Surrey students who were initially enlisted in high school have been researching the topics of child exploitation and drugs for the past three years. Now in university, the students, who also interviewed experts, police and other experts for their study, will give a presentation on their findings. “It was very, very interesting. I think it will wake up a lot of people,” said Sunner, spokesperson for Team Izzat. “Kids are not feeling safe. Why are kids being victimized sexually in the Lower Mainland in 2011? This should not happen at all.” Also featured at the event is former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy. The former hockey star came forward as a victim of sexual abuse at the hands of his coach, Graham James. In 2006, Kennedy released

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urrey-Cloverdale MLA Kevin Falcon is quick to dismiss critics of his teachers’ merit-pay proposal – to be enacted should the BC Liberals appoint him premier next month – as unclear on his concept. Most distinctly, he suggests, his plan is not true “merit pay,” basing an individual’s salary on performance. Rather, it would provide cash bonuses to teachers deemed exceptional. Potato, pot-ah-to. While this distinction seems a tenuous sticking point, Falcon is learned enough to realize the onus is on him to explain how his suggestion – which he says is borrowed from Australia’s left-leaning government, though it coincides with debates among the U.S.’s right-and-righter parties – would work in practice. The question is clear. How does one determine which teachers are more deserving of our tax dollars? One common answer is measuring students’ academic improvement. But while rising grade-point averages in one term would suggest greater learning, what about subsequent terms – after the cream has already risen? Pity the pocketbook of the teacher who starts the year off with a bunch of Grade A all-stars, with nowhere to go but stay the course or (gulp) drop. How about student and parent feedback? Sure we’d see a lot of kowtowing by some. But would this really result in better classrooms? Clocking teachers’ extracurricular hours? Not necessarily an accurate measurement of quality teaching, and could be akin to measuring fine dining by the pound. In defending his plan, Falcon talks about his experiences as a student, and being encouraged by a teacher who got him into history and, subsequently, politics. How would this have been measurable, had there been a like-minded premier in Falcon’s day? Perhaps others have fond memories of teachers who made such a difference – the educator who instilled an appreciation of the arts, the counsellor who nurtured athletic prowess, the principal who saw through a teenager’s bravado and averted a life in crime or a suicide attempt. Until a well-thought-out argument is put forth, teachers’ remuneration should continue to be negotiated in more traditional ways, with exceptional teachers compensated through the knowledge of a job well done and a pat on the back. And if Falcon has indeed uncovered a way to measure merit, please encourage him to say how. Otherwise, it reads merely like a ploy to woo support from the party’s conservative hardliners, a vote we suspect Falcon might already take for granted.

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ICTORIA – The crisis over party controlling not only election the harmonized sales tax and timing but also the legislature schedule. Governments could (and did) table subsequent leadership contest reams of legislation at the end of the have shaken up the BC Liberal party spring session to ambush the and produced some serious suggestions for reform. opposition, which would react Tom Fletcher For the post-Gordon Campbell with delay tactics that dragged into the summer. It was a BC Liberals, accountability travesty. is an unavoidable theme. Campbell deserves credit for Shuswap MLA George Abbott led the way last week with a imposing a sane schedule on the legislature, although it was easy package of initiatives, including when his government held all but restructuring the way the two seats. He then squandered legislature works. Abbott proposes moving the that progress by retreating from annual throne speech from the the legislature when faced with his first substantial opposition. spring to the fall. Hardly an Whoever wins the leadership exciting reform, but it leads to a should restore that commitment. couple of important changes. First, it implies that there Christy Clark has taken up the will actually be a fall legislative session, cause raised by independent MLAs, to restore the proper function of legislative something Campbell first instituted and committees. To the average person trying then proceeded to truncate or cancel most years to avoid opposition questions. to pay the mortgage, this is also about as Abbott also wants to move the exciting as watching a mailbox rust, but scheduled election date to the fall, as early it, too, is important. Campbell tried this once in 2005. as 2013 if the opposition will agree. Both Stung by the loss of north coastal seats, parties have noted that May elections disrupt the spring budget process, he created a committee to hold hearings resulting in delays and uncertainty for on fish farming and gave the NDP a majority. But the tradition of partisan voters at the most critical time. warfare dies hard, and NDP members Longtime observers will recall the ended up demanding a ban on open-pen circus that resulted from the ruling

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97 responding fish farms in five years, whether closed containment is feasible or not. Still, hearings were held in affected communities and debate ensued. Clark is proposing these touring committees become the norm, and whoever wins should follow through with that as well. Kevin Falcon caused a stir last week with his suggestion for merit pay for teachers. Falcon cites Australia’s program, with bonus payments offered outside union contracts. Here in B.C., teachers load up on postgraduate degrees because they guarantee wage increases. Whether these master’s and PhD qualifications actually improve classroom performance is difficult to say, since the union fights any effort to assess teacher performance. Again, whoever replaces Campbell should proceed with this idea. It’s similar to what the Obama administration in the U.S. has embraced, despite political backlash from its unionized teachers. This week the B.C. NDP contest starts to take shape, after the entry of three fringe candidates who haven’t done much to address the policy vacuum at the heart of the anti-Carole James revolt. Just as the BC Liberals got arrogant after nearly a decade in power, the NDP grew dangerously dependent on the antiCampbell theme that brought them back to life. If the political upheaval of 2010 results in new leaders for both parties actually committing to serious debate about ideas, it will be worth it. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press. tfletcher@blackpress.ca

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Editor: Dear Joanne Charles and fellow Semiahmoo Band members, After reading some letters and articles in the PAN, as well as hearing what some people have to say about the fact that you have chosen to erect a fence around your land in order to protect the public, I feel a need to apologize to you. I have been grateful to have been allowed unfettered access to your land over the years, bringing many family members, visitors from my homeland and, of course, my trusty dog. In light of recent developments, I am somewhat ashamed to admit to being a part of the demographic that has used your land as a place for my dog to run free and chase her ball. But I did, and was always thankful for having the freedom to do so. Thank you for allowing us to use your land, and I am sorry that so many have abused the privilege and am deeply ashamed and baffled by the minority of people who cannot comprehend that what they considered to be “their park” is actually private land, and still refuse to respect the wishes of the landowners. Many thanks for the wonderful years of allowing us to have use of such a beautiful ocean-front piece of your land, for our summer barbecues, car shows, outdoor cinema, frisbee, and of course, playing catch with family pets. B. Jakob, White Rock Q Inasmuch as it appears that land in question is the private property of the First Nations group, there should be no argument that it is their prerogative to deny public use to canines or humans. A possible solution would be to open up the public beach/walkway area in White Rock to dogs and their owners. I was down there over the holidays and there were a fair number of dogs visiting although signs clearly prohibited them. There is some concern about canine feces being left there and I realize that this is a risk to public hygiene. There are a number of city employees or contractors already in the area supervising parking violations, so I don’t think there is any reason for them not to issue tickets to hygiene violators or more to the point their owner/handlers. My suspicion is that a fine in the neighbourhood of $1,000 would discourage violation. For the record, I am a dog owner who walks his dog twice a day, but until now, never on either the First Nations land nor White Rock beach. Bob Holden, White Rock Q Re: Troubled times ahead over fence, Dec. 31 letters. Why is everyone putting blame on White Rock? Semiamoo Park is in Surrey, not White Rock. Art Rose, White Rock

Editor: Re: So what if my faith is wrong, Dec. 24 letters. When I read the above-noted letter, I was disappointed the editor printed a letter in which Albert Einstein is misquoted, leaving the reader under the false impression that Einstein believes in God. Einstein did not believe in God. You can find his expression of this opinion in a 10-second Internet search of his quotes. Referring to those who deliberately take his quotes out of context, Einstein said: “It was, of course, a lie what you

read about my religious convictions, a lie which is being systematically repeated. I do not believe in a personal God and I have never denied this but have expressed it clearly. If something is in me which can be called religious then it is the unbounded admiration for the structure of the world so far as our science can reveal it.” By printing the writer’s letter, you are complicit in perpetuating the religious myth that Einstein believed in God. I find it ironic that the faith of some religious followers is so weak that they resort to misrepresenting an atheist’s view to support their superstitions, but I would hope that as an editor, you would resist such misleading letters. Curtis Brassington, Surrey

Vandalism puts safety at risk Editor: While having a lovely, sunny walk on a recent Sunday afternoon, we stopped at the washroom at the pier. The phone had been completely torn apart and left in pieces on the ground. Could someone please tell me what kind of pleasure people might get out of this wanton destruction? That phone was probably the most important in the City of White Rock for emergencies on or near the beach. Diane Hill, Surrey

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Pat MacPherson, a volunteer at Sources food bank, sorts food in the troubled days leading up to Christmas.

Happy endings for those in need Editor: Re: Food bank shortage strikes Peninsula, Dec. 22. Sources White Rock/South Surrey Food Bank is deeply grateful to the community that has sustained it for 29 years. The slow trickle of both food and monetary donations that produced a growing concern a week before Christmas, changed to a heavy flow filling the shelves and corners of the food bank as well as its coffers. By the end of 2010, the atmosphere at the food bank had dramatically changed to one filled with great relief and gratitude. The final food bank tallies were surprising and amazing. During the month of December, 65 of our ongoing volunteers – along with an additional 49 seasonal volunteers – worked a total of 1,357 hours. By the end of the month, food donations totalled 74,438 pounds – or 37.21 tons – while monetary donations, which surpassed the food bank’s goal of $150,000, reached a grand total of $160,242. The generosity of this community never ceases to amaze us. Giving comes in many ways including the arduous and continual work of volunteers, the generous and ongoing sharing of food and funds, as well as the diverse efforts of groups to undertake events to generate support for the food bank. The commitment and generosity of this community is truly astounding! These individual and collective contributions are made not only during December, but throughout the entire year –year after year after year – often by the same people.” Sources White Rock/South Surrey Food Bank extends

its appreciation and gratitude to each and everyone in this community who has contributed to the food bank. All donations play critical roles in sustaining and maintaining food bank operations and service delivery to the community of White Rock and South Surrey. Caring and responsive to the needs of its local food bank and the residents it serves, the White Rock/South Surrey Community – for the 29th year - has rallied to provide support that will continue to sustain the food bank for a large portion of the coming year. Ruth Chitty, Sources White Rock/S. Surrey Food Bank Q The best way for a community to move forward is to give back. Surrey is definitely moving forward, as proved by the tremendous generosity of local residents, businesses and organizations this holiday season. Putting aside busy lives and economic concerns, hundreds of people unselfishly came forward to donate to others. Large teams of volunteers picked up items, registered families, and sorted toys to keep things running smoothly. Thanks to this support and hard work, 1,800 families received gifts, food vouchers, clothing and household items that made their holiday brighter and happier. On behalf of the board and staff of the Surrey Christmas Bureau, we express our appreciation to everyone who so freely gave donations, volunteered precious time and provided services. As we pack up the 2010 toy depot, we send a giant “thank you” to all. K.C. Gilroy, Surrey Christmas Bureau

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destroyed a heritage home in South Surrey, Caviglia said damage was so severe, investigators were unable to pinpoint the cause beyond that it was electricalbased. “We suspect it was caused from an electrical pump that was on the outside of the house, but there’s been a lot of damage, very severe damage,” Caviglia said. “That’s what our suspicions are. We can’t say for certain.” Caviglia noted investigators needed a machine to help sift through the rubble. Six people and a dog escaped the early morning blaze at the house, located at 13951 Crescent Rd.

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Police caught 43 per cent fewer drinking drivers in the second half of the December Counterattack campaign in the Lower Mainland. And RCMP Traffic Services Supt. Norm Gaumont is crediting the province’s tougher roadside penalties for dissuading motorists who’ve consumed alcohol from getting behind the wheel. “That’s a marked decrease,” he said. “What we’re hearing from our members on the road is a lot of people are now talking about this and have designated drivers.” A total of 427 drivers stopped by police were given prohibitions, suspensions or were charged for impaired driving in the Lower Mainland during the December

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Gaumont rejects that criticism, noting a repeat offender can now have his or her car towed for 30 days, be given a 90-day prohibition, be forced to use an ignition interlock at a cost of $1,400plus per year and take a $700 course to return to the road. “That is not a minor consequence,” he said. “We’re hoping to change their driving behaviour immediately instead of them going back next weekend and drinking and driving again.” Pursuing criminal charges can typically mean a twoyear wait through the justice system, he added. By not charging a drunk driver, he said, an officer saves about 20 hours of time that would normally be spent investigating, filing paperwork and testifying in court.

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efore Michele Goodsell boarded a plane to Haiti in November, she spent time speaking with other people who had been there on volunteer trips to prepare herself for her first visit to the impoverished country. However, the registered nurse said the devastation she encountered was far worse than she could have imagined. “When you say Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, I don’t know what that really means to the average person,” Goodsell said a month after returning home to White Rock. “It’s horrific the way the people are living.” Many Haitians are Michele Goodsell still living in tent cities – shelter that was supposed to be temporary after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck one year ago today (Wednesday). Those who don’t live in a tent are typically housed in modest

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10-by-10-foot structures. “As much as I hate to say it, you kind of get used to the smell of burning garbage, just filth everywhere. And seeing people who have passed on the side of the road, amongst garbage,” Goodsell recalled. In September, Goodsell spoke with Peace Arch News about her plans to visit Haiti with a group called Team Canada Healing Hands, providing rehabilitation care for children and adults. The group visited several orphanages over the two-week span they were in Haiti, treating spinal cord injuries, amputations and wound care, as well as providing health education to the locals. They also had the opportunity to do home-care visits, in teams of five healthcare professionals and an interpreter, which Goodsell said

was the most rewarding part of the trip. She recalled treating one young girl with cerebral palsy – among a host of other health issues – and said the experience was an eye-opener to the possibilities of how efficient healthcare could be in Canada. “We went into the home with the intent of doing as much as we could for this little girl,” she said, noting they spent about three or four hours treating her. “She came out probably having the equivalent of seven weeks of home care. “It was so rewarding as a nurse. That’s what we should be doing in Canada. It takes going to a Third World country to figure out what works.” Goodsell notes the trip wasn’t all smooth sailing, however. The group arrived in Haiti just in time for

Hurricane Tomas to hit, and were also there for the initial stages of a cholera outbreak, which Goodsell said was limited to specific tent city cholera zones. The political unrest resulting from suspected voter fraud during a presidential election that took place that month was more of a cause for concern for the group. “There were manifestations occurring during the time we were there, so we had to keep our ear to the ground and see if it was safe for us to travel to certain parts of the country,” she said. Despite the dangers, Goodsell said she will definitely go back to Haiti, and is planning on joining Healing Hands when the group returns next November. She’s also encouraging others to get involved, not just by supporting the country financially, but by finding ways to help Haitians to help themselves. “If people are going to give money, try to give to organizations that support the thought process of empowering Haitians to learn and rebuild on their own,” she said. “They’re starting to rebuild, but other areas are starting to fall behind. But they’re hopeful and optimistic about the future.”

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■ Arthritis Society Pain Management Seminar Jan. 19 from 8 to 9:45 a.m. at Frond’s Bistro, 14989 Marine Dr. Tickets, $20 (includes breakfast). Limited seating. Info, 604-530-7304. ■ Clothing Swap Party Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Roxy’s by the Beach, 15565 Marine Dr. Swap unwanted women’s clothing, shoes and accessories in good condition. All unclaimed clothing will be donated to a local charity. Info, 778-960-0319.

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■ Tiller’s Folly: high energy, Celtic, roots, bluegrass performing at the White Rock Elks Club, 1469 George St., Jan. 22 at 8 p.m. $15/nonmembers, $12.50/members. Info, 604-538-4016. ■ 17th annual Robert Burns Dinner – Meet Burns at Mercat Square – hosted by the Tam o’Shanter Dancers, Jan. 22 at 5:30 p.m. at Star of the Sea Hall, 15262 Pacific Ave. $52. Thursday Info, 604-536-7660. ■ Soitsfun! Singles ■ White Rock Social Social Dancing Justice Film Society Thursdays starting Jan. 13 for ages 25 to datebook@peacearchnews.com Film Festival Feb. 19 at First United Church, 60 at RCL, 2643 128 St. 15385 Semiahmoo Lesson: 7:30 to 8:30 Ave., featuring Crude Sacrifice (10 p.m. Dancing: 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. a.m.), Poor No More (11:30 a.m.), ■ R.C.L. L.A. #240 luncheon Jan. 20 Chemercial preceded by The Story at noon at 2643 128 St. of Cosmetics (2 p.m.), The New Friday Rulers of the World (4 p.m.), and ■ White Rock Social Justice Soundtrack for a Revolution (7 p.m.) Film Society screening of The Yes Monday Men Fix the World Jan. 21 at 7 ■ Investors Group Walk for p.m. at First United Church, 15385 Memories Jan. 31 at Eaglequest Semiahmoo Ave. Discussion to Coyote Creek, 7778 152 St., follow. Screening of Blue Gold as part of National Alzheimer preceded by The Story of Bottled Awareness Month. For info, to Water March 18 at 7 p.m. register or to donate, visit www. ■ The Hominum Fraser Valley walkformemories.com or call 604Chapter – a support and discussion 681-6530. group to help gay, bisexual and questioning men with the Tuesday challenges of being married, ■ Fraser Valley Estate Planning separated or single – meets Jan. Council dinner meeting Jan. 18 for 28 at 7:30 p.m. For information and professionals from financial and meeting location, call 604-329-9760 estate planning fields, featuring or 604-462-9813. presentation on US Estate Tax and ■ White Rock Social Justice Film Cross Border Issues. Held from Society Film Festival Feb. 18 at First

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VisitOcean Congratulations to Betty Eisenman, Financial Planner at CIBC and Mike Powley on receiving the 2010 Business Person of the Year Award from the Ocean Park Business Association. Both Laura Thibeault, have been terrific supporters Past President of Ocean Park businesses over Ocean Park the years – Betty with her work Business Association as Treasurer and organizer of banner sales and fundraising events and Mike as web administrator for the OPBA website. Their tremendous energy and dedication to the group and the Ocean Park neighborhood has been invaluable and recognition is long overdue. The awards were presented at the well-attended December “Business After Business” social meeting hosted by Beth Faester at Eurovision Optical. Thanks go out to Beth (and her family!) along with Candlelight Cuisine, Salt Cellar Deli, Belle’s Restaurant, Ocean Park Village Pub, Pizza and Steakhouse, Melange, Cotton’N’Crayon, Pop Art Culture and Framing, Tara Sketchley and a host of others whose donations of food and door prizes made this successful event possible. Membership in Ocean Park Business Association continues to grow by leaps and bounds due to the hard work and enthusiasm of members and executive. Speaking of the OPBA executive, please note the Annual General

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Meeting of the group will be held on Thursday, February 10, 2011 at the Ocean Park Community Association Hall located at 1577 128th Street, South Surrey. Some executive members are retiring and others are encouraged to step forward to provide new leadership and fresh ideas. The executive in the past has worked as a team so responsibilities aren’t arduous; it’s a terrific way to get to know the area merchants and professionals well and network in a meaningful and positive way. If you’re interested in learning more about how to participate, please contact Sandy Smith at 604-535-0466. Or plan to attend our next regular January meeting to ask questions then. For those of you looking for a fun way to rev up your fitness resolutions for the New Year, try the Zumba lessons that Debbi Gagnon is running at Curves Fitness in Elgin Corners. Zumba is a complete toning, strengthening and cardio workout system set to Latin dance music. Call Debbi at 604-531-4007 for more information. Judy and Steve Barrett of Ocean Flower Nook are offering a creative opportunity that requires a little less energy but is no less satisfying. They will be running classes in floral design at their shop at 12891 16th Avenue in the Ocean Park Mall. Stop by the store to learn more or call them at 604-531-7133 to learn more. The next OPBA meeting is set for Thursday, January 13, 2011 at the Ocean Park Community Hall, 1577 – 128th Street, South Surrey from noon until 1:15pm. Light lunch is available for $6. We look forward to seeing you there!

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is featuring the masterpieces by Picasso on loan from the Paris Museum. Travel date is Jan. 17, so call today. Q The City of White Rock is hosting a public-information meeting on the new Green Can collection program on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2-4 p.m. in the Kent Street auditorium. Drop in and find out more about this new vegetative recycling program. Q There are still a few seats available for the afternoon excursion to Fraser Downs on Sunday, Jan. 23. Share in the excitement of horse racing and also enjoy a sensational buffet in the clubhouse. The Jan. 27 daytrip to the Tacoma Museum of Glass also has seats available. Please call 604-541-2199.

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Snowbirds to return The Snowbirds are coming (back) to town. The City of White Rock announced Monday the high-flying demonstration team will take to the skies over the seaside city Wednesday, July 27, for the 2011 Snowbirds Fly for CHILD event. “It’s an incredible opportunity for our community to see the Snowbirds while supporting the CHILD Foundation,” said Mayor Catherine Ferguson. The Snowbirds, comprising members of the Canadian Forces, are ambassadors for the Children with Intestinal and Liver Disorders Foundation, which raises funds for medical research into Crohn’s Disease, ulcerative colitis and liver disorders in children. The team performed over White Rock for the cause in 2004, 2005 and 2008.

The upcoming July show – the exact time of the performance has not been determined – is hoped to raise further awareness of, and support for, CHILD. “Many of the Snowbirds are parents with young families and sympathize with the challenges faced by the families of children with intestinal and liver disorders,” said Capt. Marc Velasco. “It’s our hope that we can raise support for this worthy cause while inspiring the imagination and hope in our youth.” Event co-ordinator Scott Harrold, a White Rock resident and CHILD Foundation director, said the show will be a “huge and very inspiring event.” The goal is to surpass all past records of attendance and raise CHILD awareness, Harrold said. Attendance at previous shows was estimated at upwards of 40,000.

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Creative chef follows heart S heila Cox just can’t seem to stay out of the kitchen, ever since she experienced her first taste of the culinary industry at the age of 15 while working in a family-owned Italian restaurant. On most days, the White Rock Kristyl Clark mother of two can be found behind the counter of Sheila’s Deli and Catering in South Surrey, a thriving mom-’n’-popstyle eatery/catering business that has been a dream come true for the creative foodie, who was born and raised in central Florida. “I tried to pursue other avenues, but food has always called me back,” said Sheila who enrolled in a business program at Florida State University back in 1989. “I’m not Italian but I must have some old Italian grandma in my DNA, because I’ve always loved feeding people – it just feels good to have that instant gratitude.” It was while on vacation to the Cayman Islands 15 years ago that Sheila met Batty, a bar manager from Canada who shared her passion and would later become her husband and father to their two boys, Caleb and Brady, as well as her business partner. The couple lived and worked on the Cayman Islands for 10 years before deciding to make a home and name for themselves in White Rock. Upon moving to the Peninsula, Sheila got a job as sous chef and then head chef at Cielo’s Oyster and Tapas Bar, while Batty worked as a server and bartender at local restaurants. In 2009, they decided to open their own deli and catering company, Sheila’s Deli and Catering, which was nominated for the Best New Business by the Chamber of Commerce in its first year. Last summer, the couple took over the kitchen at the newly renovated Ocean Beach Lounge.

“It’s definitely been busy, but we love what we do so that makes all the difference,” said Sheila. “Whenever we do get some downtime, it’s spent as family time.” In this week’s edition of Local Flavours, Sheila shares a recipe for Sweet Chili Salmon, a West Coast dish that is sure to tantalize taste buds.

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Instructions: Season the salmon with the salt and white pepper. Heat small amount of canola oil in a nonstick-skillet. Add salmon to hot pan and quickly sear on both sides. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes per side. Remove salmon from pan. Add white wine and lemon juice and cook for one minute, stirring. Add sweet chile, soy sauce and basil. Bring to a simmer and reduce until starting to thicken. In another pan, heat small amount of canola oil. When hot, quickly add ginger and garlic and saute for one minute. Add mushrooms and saute for another minute or two. Add bok choy and cook, stirring until bok choy is tender, but crisp. Place vegetables on plate, top with salmon and spoon sauce over it all. Drizzle with tiny amount of sesame oil.

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Health, Mind & Body Lose weight and feel great for spring 2011

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Health, Mind & Body

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Running for better health With exercise on the minds of many, now is a good time to discover a new fitness program – one that you’re likely to stick with. For those wanting to lose a few pounds, running is one of the easiest, affordable and effective forms of exercise. In addition to weight loss, benefits of running include cardiovascular health, better bone health, improved mood and co-ordination. But before you head for the trails or track, it’s important to be properlyequipped with a good pair of running shoes, according to Lisa Farrow, a manager at Peninsula Runners in White Rock. “Proper footwear is the major piece of the puzzle you’ll need in order to get out there and get going,” said the avid runner. “They’ll protect your bones, joints and muscles by making sure everything is in proper alignment.” As it still gets dark early, Farrow said it’s vital to always wear reflective clothing so you are visible to motorists. “Most running jackets, hats and shoes have a bit of reflective material on them, but if you can add a blinking safety light, that can make a huge difference. Headlights don’t need to be on you for a driver to be able to see you – this way they can see you from a mile away. In both warm and cold weather, dehydration is a very real threat, which is why all runners should recognize and develop a plan of action for avoiding this common problem. Farrow said runners should make sure they’re hydrated throughout the day, not

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Advocates of a modern light rail line connecting Surrey to Chilliwack say the province’s new study recommending expanded bus service never gave trains an honest chance. Rail For The Valley founder Jon Buker accuses the transportation ministry-led study of “extreme bias” by using “grossly inflated” cost estimates to undermine the case for a light rail service running on the old Interurban corridor. He said the study is what he expected – one “designed simply to discredit light rail and push Victoria’s agenda for rapid bus implementation for the Fraser Valley.” The Strategic Review of Transit in the Fraser Valley estimated it would cost $112 million a year to launch a 98-kilometre heavy rail commuter line – akin to the West Coast Express – from Surrey to Chilliwack or $176 million annually for a light rail line that could serve more passengers. It said the region instead needs a $90-million-a-year investment in local and regional buses. That would be a big jump from the $11 million a year currently spent on transit service in the Fraser Valley Regional District.

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Highlander. Roots-rock singer-songwriter Gurr, while possesed of her own individual sound, has won favourable comparisons with the likes of Bonnie Raitt, Lucinda Williams, John Hiatt and Sheryl Crow. Tickets are available by calling 604-536-8333.

Alfie Zappacosta Two-time Juno award-winner Alfie Zappacosta will return to White Rock Jan. 18 and 19, 7:30 p.m., for a live-recorded event at Blue Frog Studios, 1328 Johnston Rd. While the Jan. 18 evening is sold out, there are still tickets available for the Jan. 19 show. Long considered one of the finest vocal talents in Canada, Zappacosta, whose chart-topping singles include Nothing Can Stand In Our Way and When I Fall In Love Again, has a brand new CD, Bonafide. Opening the show will be keyboardist-vocalist Diane Lines (who doubles as keyboardist for Dal Richards in addition to her own solo career). Her past credits include a two-year stint with Michael Bublé. For tickets, call 604-542-3055, or email info@bluefrogstudios (tickets can also be purchased at Tapoestry Music, Surfside Music and Tommy Salsa Restaurant).

Jazz Society White Rock Traditional Jazz Society’s regular schedule of Sunday sessions, rotating Rice Honeywell’s Red Beans and Rice zazz band with other Lower Mainland traditional jazz groups, continues Sundays, 3-6 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Crescent Branch 240 (2643 128 St.). Upcoming bands include The Swing Patrol (Jan. 16), The 49th Parallel Jazz Band (Jan. 23) and The Crescent City Shakers (Jan. 30). For details, visit www. whiterocktradjazz.com

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Abba Cadabra Tickets are on sale now for Abba Cadabra’s tribute to the music and magic of Abba, Friday, Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m. at Coast Capital Playhouse (1532 Johnston Rd.) Created eight years ago by Jeanette O’Keefe (Anna Frida) and Jonas Falle (Bjorn), the group, which also includes Kylee Epp (Agnetha) and Mark Olexson (Benny), has toured all over the world, including an unprecedented five shows for the Royal Family of Malaysia. Presented by Rock.It Boy Entertainment, the concert promises a journey through the well-loved songs that is fresh, original and respectful. For tickets ($37.50 plus service charges) call 604-536-7535 or visit www.whiterockplayers.ca

Literary series Semiahmoo Arts’ series of literary evenings resume with the regular open mic evening (now called Zero to 360) Thursday, Jan. 13, 7:30 p.m., at Pelican Rouge Coffee House, Central Plaza. Local writers are invited to read a short excerpt (six minutes maximum) from their work at the regular event. Semiahmoo Arts’ Readings By The Salish Sea series by invited authors will also resume shortly.

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Sandpiper music Live music is coming to the fore Wednesday nights as part of a new policy at the Sandpiper Pub, on Marine Drive (shows starting at 8:30 p.m.) Upcoming artists will include exotic rock fusion band Dal Hothi and the Headlines tonight (Jan. 12), Vancouver ‘soul sister’ Sibel Thrasher, with keyboardist Doug Louie and Company (Jan. 19) and Urban Affair, featuring charismatic vocalist Tina Chalmers (Jan. 26).

Semiahmoo Strings The White Rock-based youth orchestra The Semiahmoo Strings will present A Russian Spectacular, Friday, Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m. at the Wheelhouse Theatre, Earl Marriott Secondary (15751 16 Ave.). The program features the splendour of Russian Romanticera music, including Glazunov’s Autumn from the ballet

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Actress-singer-director Wendy Bollard and her newly minted theatre group – 16th Ave. Productions – are looking for five women aged 20-50 for a spring production of Waiting For The Parade by Canadian playwright John Murrell. The play relives civilian life in Calgary during the Second World War through the eyes of five very different women. Show dates are April 28-May 7 at the Coast Capital Playhouse. For more, email wendybollard@ gmail.com

SLT auditions Surrey Little Theatre will hold auditions Sunday, Jan. 16, 6 p.m. and Monday, Jan. 17, 7 p.m. at the theatre (7027 184 St.) for its Theatre B.C. zone festival entry A Murder of Crows, by Ed Graczyk. Auditions will be cold reads from the script. The play offers roles for both males and females, 30-plus, including roles for actors willing to play elderly characters. For more, visit www. surreylittletheatre.com. The company is also gearing up for its first musical production in a long time, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, which is due to run Feb. 3-26. Performances of the show are at 8 p.m., Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, plus 2 p.m. matinees on Feb. 6, 13 and 20. For reservations, call 604-5768451.

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The Gondoliers The Fraser Valley Gilbert and Sullivan Society will be auditioning Jan. 18 and 20, by appointment only, for this year’s major show from the Gilbert and Sullivan canon; The Gondoliers. Artistic director Christina Wells Campbell, musical director Vashti Fairbairn, chroreographer Carol

Get Reel Semiahmoo Arts’ Get Reel film series returns Wednesday, Jan. 19, 7 p.m. at a new venue, the White Rock Community Centre (Miramar Village in uptown White Rock). First up is Fathers and Sons, a comedy by Vancouver-based director Carl Bessai. A schedule of films is available at www. semiahmooarts.com

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Three out of RCMP contention Nick Greenizan Sports Reporter

After struggling at last week’s Legal Beagle Tournament in Coquitlam, the White Rock Christian Academy Warriors are looking to get their groove back this week at the tournament they’ve owned for more than a decade. But though the Warriors senior boys – who’ve won 10 of the last 12 Surrey RCMP Basketball Classic tourneys – weren’t scheduled to tip off at the annual all-Surrey showdown until Tuesday after press deadline, three other South Surrey teams began play Sunday, with all three suffering qualifying-round losses. The Elgin Park Orcas played the first game of the tournament Sunday at Fleetwood Park Secondary, losing 56-49 to Guildford Park. The Semiahmoo Totems nearly pulled off a Day 1 victory, but in the end fell 87-84 to Johnston Heights. Rounding out the day were the Earl Marriott Mariners, who dropped a 69-54 tilt to L.A. Matheson Mustangs at Enver Creek Secondary. “It was very disappointing. I thought we played well at times – we rebounded well – and we led by four with five minutes to go, and then things kind of just fell apart,” said Earl Marriott coach Sean Stewart. “It was a morning game, too, and I think it was just a product of us being a little tired, and not having played much basketball over the past six weeks or so – I think we’ve only had four, five games.” All three squads were bumped to Pool B after the losses. Like WRCA, the Peninsula’s fifth entry into the tournament, Southridge Storm, did not play until Tuesday, when they tipped off against the Frank Hurt Hornets. Despite being a double-A school up against triple-A squads, Storm head coach Steve Anderson was confident his team would be able to compete with any team in the tournament. “I think we’ve improved a lot since the beginning of the year,” he said. “We don’t go in with any expectations except to compete at a high enough level to be in every game. If we do that, we can play with anybody, regardless of what level they are.” WRCA – which lost by 17 points to the Gleneagle Talons in the first round of the Legal Beagle – was set to battle Sullivan Heights in the first round. “To say it lightly, we underperformed,” WRCA coach John Dykstra said of his team’s loss to Gleneagle last week. “We turned the ball over… we didn’t do the little things right.” The Warriors rebounded after the loss to the Talons, however, beating W.J. Mouat. In their third game, they lost by two points to Kitsilano. “It was close. With 36 seconds left, down by

Holy Cross wins Firefighters Classic

Elgin Park finishes third Rick Kupchuk Black Press

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Semiahmoo’s Liam Murphy-Burke drives past Johnston Heights’ Jeremy Kwan Sunday. two, we had two shots from the (free-throw) line, but missed them both,” Dykstra said. “That’s how it goes sometimes.” He hoped the pressure of being the defending RCMP champions would spur his team to a

strong performance this week. “I hope there’s some pressure on them, and I hope they (embrace) it,” Dykstra said. The tournament continues all week, with the championship game slated for Saturday.

For several seasons, the Holy Cross Crusaders have had their run at the Surrey Firefighters Classic halted by the Elgin Park Orcas. So when the perennial provincial powerhouse team from South Surrey was upset in the preliminary round, Holy Cross took full advantage, topping the host Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers 79-42 Saturday evening in Cloverdale to win the all-Surrey senior girls high school basketball tournament ❝We were always for the first time since 2002. getting “For the last few knocked out, years, it always seemed we and playing for third would be playing Elgin Park in the place.❞ semifinal round,” Steve Beauchamp said Crusaders Holy Cross head coach Steve Beauchamp. “We were always getting knocked out, and playing for third place. “And last year, we finally got to the final, and we gave them a good game, but lost again.” The Orcas were favoured for a sixth straight Firefighters title last week, but in their second game of the round-robin portion of the competition, were upended 56-49 by a Panthers team playing in their home gymnasium at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary. Elgin Park ended up third, after finishing the tournament with an 89-39 win over Fleetwood Park. Winners of their three-team group with a pair of wins, Lord Tweedsmuir advanced to the tournament final for the first-time ever. Holy Cross, meanwhile, easily won their group in preliminary play, starting with a 70-26 victory over the Panorama Ridge Thunder, then finishing up with an easy 83-27 triumph over the Fleetwood Park Dragons. “We had played Tweedsmuir  see page 34

Soccer prez recovering after cardiac arrest in U.S. Nick Greenizan Sports Reporter

Darryl Jones

Longtime Semiahmoo Soccer Club president Darryl Jones is “getting better every day” according to friend Cliff Annable, after Jones went into cardiac arrest last Tuesday while boarding a Vancouverbound plane in Denver, Col. Jones, who was in Denver on a business trip, was transferred by air ambulance to St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver late Sunday. According to an email Annable received from Jones’

sister, Sandra, the SSC president “is in good spirits wouldn’t have survived. and glad to be back in Canada.” “Apparently they’re calling him ‘the miracle man,’” “Touch wood, say a prayer, but it looks Annable said. like he’ll be OK, looks like he’s improv- ❝Apparently they’re Jones’s medical situation shocked many ing,” said Annable. in the soccer community, but news of his calling him ‘the “But I tell you, that’s a real scary thing.” recovery was met with relief. miracle man.'❞ United Airways staff were the first to “We wish Darryl a quick and speedy Cliff Annable attend to Jones and performed CPR until recovery,” said friend Maeve Glass, presifriend medical staff arrived, Annable said, notdent of Peace Arch Soccer Club. ing that had Jones gone into cardiac “We will miss his wisdom around the arrest on the plane or back at his hotel, he likely board table and at the field for the next while.”

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Eagles drop pair to Vees Nick Greenizan Sports Reporter

The surging Surrey Eagles – winners of five straight games, and nine of the last 11 – finally hit a road block last weekend, with a pair of losses to the Interior Conference-leading Penticton Vees. On Friday at South Okanagan Events Centre, the Vees edged the Eagles 4-3, and followed up Saturday – after a long night of travel – with a 5-1 win over the Birds at South Surrey Arena. The losses were the first for the Eagles since dropping a 3-1 decision to the league-leading Powell River Kings on Dec. 10. Penticton’s Joey Benik scored two goals in Friday’s game – the first of the game, and also the game-winner midway through the third period – while Riley Sweeney, Tyler

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Alfons Richard Fromholt Born April 18, 1928 in Germany, Alfons passed away peacefully on December 20, 2010 at Evergreen Baptist Care Home. Predeceased by loving wife Germaine, and survived by daughters Lorraine and Rita. The family wishes to thank the staff at Evergreen who provided compassionate care to both Alfons and Germaine in their final years. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in their names to Evergreen Baptist Care Society or the Canadian Cancer Society.

Campell, Maxine M. Dec. 24, 1916 Jan. 4, 2011 It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of our loving wife, mother, grandmother and GG. She will be deeply missed and forever remembered by her loving husband Ray Jones and his family. Her son Gordon (Cathy), daughter Agnes, grandchildren Shawn and Tanya and her beloved great - grandson Austin. Mother is also survived by her sister Clara, sister-in-law Peggy, nieces Margo (Neil), Carolyn (Chris), nephews Duff (Marionette), Bob (Mary Lynn), John (Donna) and their families. She was predeceased by her husband George Campbell, sister Agnes and brother Jack and her great-great nephew Eric. Maxine and Ray were married for 12 years during which time they had several wonderful holidays, Europe, tour through the US, Mexico and a cruise to Hawaii. She also enjoyed the many outings with his family and the wonderful friends she met through out those years. At her request there will be no service. In lieu of flowers those wishing to make a contribution in her memory may do so to the Alzheimer’s Society, Cancer Research or charity of choice. A celebration of life Tea will be held at her Retirement Home, Crescent Gardens, 1222 King George Hwy, on Sat. Jan 15th at 2 pm. The family would like to thank Dr. Robert Cheyne and the staff at Crescent Gardens Secure Care Unit for their support, care, understanding and compassion.

JOHNSON, Shirley Marion, a longtime resident of White Rock, on January 3, 2011. She is survived by her mother, Helen Svingen, her grandson Dayton Loverick, other family members and by her dear friend Oshi Taylor. There will be no service by request.

Alex celebrated his 96th birthday December 17th, then passed away peacefully on January 7th, 2011 at Morgan Place Residential Care Home. Born in Greenock, Scotland, he lived in Hong Kong till the age of 14. He returned to Scotland, served with the 11th Scottish Commando in the Middle East and North Africa during WWII, and spent more than three years as a prisoner of war in Italian and German camps. After working several years as a cinema manager Alex brought his wife May and family to Canada in 1954 working with Amoco Canada in Calgary until his retirement at age 62, then moved to White Rock. He was an elder and Clerk of Session at St. John’s Presbyterian Church for many years. Predeceased by May, he is survived by his wife Janice, son Campbell (Marilyn), daughter Anne (Edward), stepsons Paul and Kim (Margie), grandchildren Kathi (Keiran), James, Kenneth (Jacqui), Alex (Candy) and great-grandchildren Nicholas, Alexandre, Aislyn and Sam. There will be a memorial service Thursday January 13th at 3pm at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 1480 George Street, White Rock. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Peace Arch Hospital. RENSHAW, Doug – Passed away peacefully on December 30 in Edmonton at the age of 85. Pre-deceased by his wife Yvonne and his elder brother Malcolm, and survived by his son Bill of Edmonton and daughter Janice of Guelph, Ontario and brother Ken, also of Ontario. Doug will also be missed by his grandchildren Shaun, Connor, Andrew and Matthew, as well as by nine nieces and nephews and their families from the Vancouver and Montreal areas. Doug grew up in Verdun, Quebec and spent more than 30 years working for Canadian National Railways. After marrying Yvonne in 1947 the couple moved to the Montreal suburb of Lachine to raise their family. They moved to White Rock in 1986. After Yvonne’s passing, Doug became an active and well-known member of the White Rock seniors’ community, participating at the Spirit of the Sea Festival among other events. Funeral arrangements are private.

Died January 1, 2011 in Victoria. Born February 21, 1915 in Vancouver, she also lived in Windsor, Ste. Hyacinthe, Halifax, North Vancouver, California, White Rock and Burnaby. She attended Carleton and John Oliver schools in Vancouver and graduated from UBC in 1935. Connie taught for 24 years, from kindergarten to university level, on the Lower Mainland. She took great interest in her pupils and kept in touch with many after graduation. Connie also worked at Riverview Hospital, Woodwards, Eatons and Statistics Canada. After retiring in the 1970s she volunteered at the UBC library and White Rock Museum and Archives. Connie travelled extensively to visit far-flung relatives and friends and to experience other cultures. She was a member of the University Women’s Club of Vancouver and the PEO Sisterhood. Connie was predeceased by son Alan in 1952 and by Alfred, her husband of 46 years, in 1990. Survivors include son John (Sylvia) and sister Kathleen Hutchinson of Victoria, brother Stan (Ellen) of Calgary and many nieces and nephews across Canada. Thanks to Dr. A. Nielsen and everyone at Glengarry Hospital who cared for her with such compassion since 2004. Connie continued her interest in those around her and endeared herself to many caregivers. She always found a four-leaved clover where no one else could. A celebration of her life will be held in the spring. Memorial contributions are welcome at the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon. VAUPSHAS, Anthony “Uncle Tony” Passed away peacefully, age 91 on January 3rd, 2011 in Surrey BC. Born in Montreal Quebec on May 24th, 1919, retired Teacher, Montreal Catholic School Board Administrator and mentor and friend to many. Left to mourn are his Sister Eleanor Vaupshas-Intas (Joseph), many Nephews, Nieces, Relatives and Friends. Religious service to be held at Star of the Sea Church, 1153 Fir Street, White Rock, B.C. on Wednesday January 12th, 2011 at 11:00AM. Interment in St. John Roman Catholic Cemetery, Mississauga, Ont., at a later date.

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2st CENTURY FLEA MARKET 175 tables of Bargains on Deluxe 20th Century Junque! Sunday, Jan 16, 10am-3pm Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commerical Dr, Vancouver Info: 604-980-3159. Admission $4.

PRE-SCHOOLS SANDCASTLES & Sunshine Preschool 14633 - 16th Avenue Fun Family Phonics & Fine Arts Program Accepting Registration (Est. since 1995) BRENDA 604-531-2100 for info.

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION 108 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES !!ABSOLUTE GOLDMINE!! Looking for serious entrepreneurs, MLM leaders and business owners. UNLIMITED INCOME POTENTIAL!!! Launch of New Total Health Company. Call 1-888-283-1398. ATTN: BE INDEPENDENT Learn to operate a Mini-Office Outlet. Work from home, P/T. www.freedom-unlimited.info

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FOUND: CAMERA, Crescent Beach dog park, Jan. 2nd. Call to identify 604-535-1273. FOUND - JACKET with KEYS: man’s green camouflage jacket and key’s (with Save-On-Foods tag) found in the 1500 blk of 16th Ave on Jan 10th, has been turned into the White Rock RCMP. LOST: large silver ring, with sanskrit writing, lost New Years Day, possibly W.Rock Beach area. Great sentimental value. Reward. Please call: (604)535-0807 LOST: Large white glass case with mauve metal frame prescription Ladies glasses. Vic. of Crescent Beach waterfront on Sat. Jan 8th. Reward. Pls call (604)261-1258 LOST - MEN’S PRESCRIPTION GLASSES in black case in Ocean Park area about Dec. 30th. Reward. (604)535-0877

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SUSAN’S NANNY AGENCY accepting resumes for Childcare, Housekeeping, Elderly care 5 F/T nannies w/cars looking for work, avail now. F/T L/O. Special needs: F/T L/O, 3 children; P/T 3 days/wk. Avail 3 L/I Filipino & 2 L/I European. Male care aide looking for live-in position. Fax 604-538-2636/Ph 538-2624

HYGIENITECH Mattress Cleaning & Upholstery Cleaning/Sanitizing Business. New “Green” Dry, Chemical-Free process removes bed bugs, dust mites, and harmful allergens. Big Profits/Small Investment. 1-888-999-9030 www.Hygienitech.com

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Become a Psychiatric Nurse train locally via distance education, local and/or regional clinical placements, and some regional classroom delivery. Wages start at $29/hour. This 23 month program is recognized by the CRPNBC. Gov’t funding may be available. Toll-free: 1-87-STENBERG www.stenbergcollege.com

DGS CANADA 2 DAY FORKLIFT WEEKEND COURSE Every Saturday at 8:30am #215, 19358-96 Ave. Surrey NO reservations: 604-888-3008 www.dgscanada.ca Ask about our other Courses... *Stand up Reach *Fall Protection *Aerial Lift *RoughTerrain Forklift *Bobcat *WHMIS & much more. “Preferred by Employers

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Is Hiring Hair Stylists For Full and Part-Time positions for our BOUNDARY PARK NEWTON & CLOVERDALE CROSSING salons.

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who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulfilling work? Qualified applicants receive training, support and remuneration. Funding is available for modifications to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door. Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.bc.ca

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CHAIR RENTAL available for shop in the heart of White Rock, for hairdressers with clientele. Please call: 778-840-9443 or email: hairbyesperanza@msn.com HAIR STYLISTS Firefly Hair Co. Now Hiring motivated Hair stylists at our new Morgan Crossing location! Looking for a high end, fun work environment with medical & dental benefits? Drop off resume to G106 15785 Croydon Drive, Surrey Start the New Year as your own Boss (Hair Stylists Chair Rental Uptown White Rock). Ph: 604- 536-4711 or 604-538-8689

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ACCOUNTING & PAYROLL Trainees Needed! Large & Small Firms Seeking Certified A&P Staff Now. No Experience? Need Training? Career Training & Job Placement Available. 1-888-424-9417 FLAGGERS NEEDED If not certified, training available for a fee. Call 604-575-3944 LOOKING FOR Someone who loves animals to take care of 2 small dogs in your home on occasional basis. Call (778)294-2017 LOVE BOOKS? Cdn. Ind. chain of Bookstores need a versatile indiv. for our warehouse in Surrey. Looking for person who can be flexible with daytime avail. M to F. Phys. job, req. good math, organization and computer skills. Trans req. as not on bus route. $10/hr to start. Send resumes to Audrey at booksbb12@hotmail.com or fax to 604-536-9782. No phone calls please.

LUBE TECHNICIANS

PENNZOIL 10 MIN. OIL CHANGE Now accepting resumes for motivated individuals who wish to join our growing team! Striving for automotive excellence we offer: qFull-Time Opp. qPaid Training qFull Benefits qBonus Program Apply w/ resume: 15120 32nd Ave. South Surrey, or 5797 200th St. Langley or E-mail: mynewjob@shaw.ca

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MEDICAL OFFICE Trainees Needed! Drs & Hospitals need Medical Of���ce & Medical Admin staff! No Experience? Need Training? Local Career Training & Job Placement also Available! 1-888-778-0459 NEWSPAPER CARRIERS NEEDED in the White Rock area. 2x a week, Wed. & Fri. Call (604)542-7430

Part Time Work Great pay, students welcome, flex schedule, sales/svc, Conditions apply, 604-595-1040, earnparttime.ca

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wanted for growing dynamic Pharmacy ~ F/T. Experience an asset. Good command of English language req’d. Wages depending on experience. Apply with resume to: Community Care Pharmacy, #102, 9648-128 St., Surrey. P/T / F/T Person to help assist in Ext. Building Cleaning & Yard Maintenance Bus. in S. Surrey/WR area. Will train. 604-531-3448

F CASHIER F SERVICE CLERK (daytime, evening & weekend availability) Part Time Help Wanted

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STINGRAY TRANSPORT Ltd, is hiring qualified independent Class 1 Owner Operators to join our team. Long-haul routes, must be able to cross border, and have 2 years of highway driving experience. Please fax or email driver’s abstract and 10+ yrs of employment history. Fax 604-746-1617 or email hr@stingraytransport.com

Caregiver needed in White Rock for 2 seniors, husband & wife. $12/hr. Duties inc/light cleaning, cooking, laundry, driving. 8 hrs/day or less as needed. Exp. driver. Email: barbbrown99@gmail.com or call 604-531-5631. LIVE-IN COMPANION for active senior with memory loss. Cooking, cleaning, walks & help with medications. No personal care required. Overnight & morning/evening supervision only (daytime companions already in place). Room & board plus salary negotiable. Please email resume to: the.zeds@hotmail.com

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HOMESTAY FAMILIES Mar. 19-Mar 27 - $40/day Must be able to drive Japanese student to and from school in White Rock Call Julie 604-809-9463

Apply at: Safeway Peninsula Village Applications are available at the CUSTOMER SERVICE DESK

Star Fleet Trucking HIRING! DRIVERS, FARMERS, RANCHERS & RETIREES needed with 3/4 Ton or 1-Ton pickup trucks to deliver new travel trailers & fifth wheels from US manufacturers to dealers throughout Canada. Free IRP plate for your truck and low insurance rates! Pref. commercial Lic. or 3 yrs towing exp. Top Pay! Call Craig 1-877-8904523 www.starfleettrucking.com

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Well established Lower Mainland company is looking for a Sales Consultant to service & develop our market share of fireplace installation sales. The ideal candidate will: Be self-motivated with the ability to work independently. Be well organized. Have excellent communication skills. ■ Ensure that our customers receive the level of service they expect. ■ Experience in the heating/fireplace industry preferred or equivalent success in the direct sales field.

NOW HIRING In the Lower Mainland SOMETIMES ALL YOU NEED IS A CHANGE OF SCENERY! Is casual dining or fast food leaving you less than challenged? At Denny’s, we offer you more than just greeting customers and waiting tables. As a Manager, we’ll give you the chance to share your expertise in a team focused, full service operation. In return for your efforts, we provide outstanding growth opportunity, competitive salaries, Performance-based bonus, advancement opportunities and an excellent benefit package.

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To the right candidate, we offer an exciting and challenging career where success is recognized and rewarded. In addition, training and technical support will be provided to the successful candidate. Remuneration includes an extended medical benefits plan. In return, we seek an energetic and ambitious longterm employee with a strong desire to develop their career and earnings potential. Please email your resume to gasfireplace@live.com

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CARE AIDES REQUIRED For PSR focused mental health home. Fax resume to 604-514-0886 FULL AND PART Time Certified Dental assistants position in Abbotsford. No evenings some weekends. $20/Hour. 778-373-8441 email credentials: ims4d@yahoo.com

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CARPENTER Weststar Restoration & Contracting Service Ltd. Carpenter Renovation (7271), P/F $25, 40 hr week, Med. Ben, ASAP, Sdary school or 3 to 4 yrs apprenticeship, program or over 4 yrs, exp in the trade, spk English. maintenance, repair, renovation,specific skills: measure, cut, shape, wood materials, etc. Apply by email: info_weststar@shaw.ca

Construction Inspectors Needed for upcoming underground utilities / roadwork infrastructure projects for the Surrey, Delta, Vancouver areas during the 2011 construction season. Min. 7 - 10 years experience req’d. Email: wes.elias@stantec.com

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PLUMBING & HEATING • Foreman • Journeyman • Apprentices

Respected local Mechanical Contractor requires Plumbing & Heating Foreman, Journeyman & Apprentices for all aspects of Commercial Institutional Mechanical work (New Construction). Previous experience an asset. Team Environment. Long Term Opportunity. Competitive Wages, & Excellent Benefits. Fax: 604.576.4739 or E-mail: mike@dualmechanical.com

JONKER AUTO GROUP Join the fastest growing Nissan/Honda dealership in Western Canada. Required immediately full time position for 2 busy dealerships. Duties include delivery of parts over the total lower mainland. Must have people skills and computer skills driver abstract must be included with the resume.

Right candidate must have minimum 3 years experience working as a conveyancer for a Real Estate company, be proficient in the use of all modern office technologies (Email, Internet, Microsoft Office, Etc), have excellent customer service skills and be bondable. Please email resume & cover letter, stating salary expectation, to kkayat@royallepage.ca and cindyday@shaw.ca

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Large Surrey Real Estate Company looking for Full Time Conveyancer.

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DELI STAFF Required Part - Time for a well established EUROPEAN DELICATESSEN in White Rock. Must be fluent in English. No exp. nec. willing to train. Perm. long term position in a pleasant working enviro. No eves. or Sundays. Must live locally. Wolf’s Deli 604-531-5030

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This is a fantastic opportunity to develop a rewarding career in advertising and marketing. The Burnaby New Westminster NewsLeader is a division of Black Press Ltd., Canada’s largest independent newspaper company, with more than 180 community, daily and urban newspapers in BC, Alberta, Washington State, Ohio and Hawaii, and extensive online operations with over 250 websites. Black Press is also Western Canada’s largest privately-held commercial printer with 14 printing plants. The NewsLeader is the recent recipient of the Suburban Newspapers of America 2009 Best Community Newspaper. The position requires a highly creative individual with an ability to multi-task in a fast-paced team environment. Good interpersonal skills are a must and experience is an asset. To apply, please forward your resume with a cover letter to: Tracy Keenan publisher@burnabynewsleader.com Burnaby / New Westminster NewsLeader 7438 Fraser Park Drive Burnaby, BC V5J 5B9 2009 north american newspaper Deadline for applications is: of the year Friday, January 21, 2011.

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Psychic Sephia Palm & Tarot Card Reader Will tell your - Past Present-Future. She will not ask your problems She will tell-you-helps with depression-Family quarrels, removes Ja-doo-aura-cleansing. Tells your enemies by name. Couples trying to conceive. Reunites loved ones. Most problems solved in 24 hrs. 3 readings for $25: All readings private. Call today

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142 OFFICE SUPPORT/CLERKS ECONO CENTRAL CITY Self Storage is now accepting resume p/t office clerk for our Surrey loc. Must have own trans. Approx 20 hrs/wk incl wknds. Please send resume and cover letter attn. Tina to: tinastone_is@hotmail.com.

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SALES ASSOCIATES req’d P/T for Fashion Addition 14+ location(s) at Morgan Crossing/Langley Crossing. Fax resume: 604-514-5918 or email

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ESTABLISHED AND Growing for Over 90 Years Combined Insurance is an international company established and growing since 1919. We are seeking results oriented management minded individuals to service a very well established block of existing accounts in the Disability and Life field. Duties include: service of existing accounts, set up new business accounts We offer: 3 weeks of hands-on training paid for by Combined Insurance, competitive compensation package, excellent benefits program, management training and development Qualifications: a successful past work history, valid drivers license, reliable automobile available for full time use, bondable, honest and ambitious, have a positive attitude If you are a motivated professional with strong goals, and a commitment to excellence, an opportunity with Combined might be for you! Send your resume to: karen.rokosz@ca.combined.com Website: www.combined.ca

The White Rock Museum and Archives Society is a community organization dedicated to preserving and promoting local history and culture. Our Museum is located in the historic White Rock Train Station building on the beach. We are actively recruiting for the position of Museum Manager. The White Rock Museum is a place for celebrating our community and its history, through collecting and preserving artifacts, researching and designing exhibits, and interpreting and communicating stories. Having recently completed a Strategic Planning review and while currently in the process of restoring our facility to its original form, we are experiencing and embracing a time of monumental change. To be the ideal candidate, you are described as a dynamic and passionate leader. You have expertise in human relations, supervision, budgeting, facility management and administration. As a creative and strategic thinker you are able to make a variety of key decisions while maintaining strong and positive relationships to ensure the on-going development of programs and services. Your combined education and experience allows you to effectively manage, direct and further build upon the strong foundation set for the Museum. For a detailed position description, visit: www.whiterock.museum.bc.ca Email your resume and a cover letter by JANUARY 14, 2011 in confidence to: colleenk@shaw.ca ~ No phone calls or drop ins please ~

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MUSIC LESSONS In Your Home Piano * Music Theory Ages 3 - Senior. Preschool - ARCT diploma Reasonable Rates. Qualified Exp. Teachers Contact Michael @ (604)531-3959

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ATTENTION DIABETICS with Medicare. Get a FREE Talking Meter and diabetic supplies at NO COST, plus FREE home delivery! Best of all, this meter eliminates painful finger pricking! Call 888449-1321

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CLEANING SERVICES

A MAID TO CLEEN For all Your Cleaning Needs

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ELECTRICAL

ALL JOBS Big or Small. Panels, lighting, plugs, fans, hot tubs etc. Guaranteed work. 604-539-0708 Cell 604-537-1773 Lic. 26110 ALL JOBS welcome. Your trouble shooting expert. Tel/Cable incl. *Seniors Discount* Work guaranteed. Insured & Bonded. GWN Electric. 604-862-9650 Lic#99986

Weekly, Biweekly, Monthly Exc. Refs & Rates. Move In/Out. Carpet Cleaning, pressure wash, New Const., Res./Comm., offices Welcome! Lic., Bonded/Insured.

Call 778-883-4262 “ Not only for Rich & Famous. More Affordable than you Think ! We enjoy leaving your home bright & clean! “

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EXPERIENCED HOUSECLEANING Local lady will make your home sparkle. Openings avail. Please call Darlene 604-309-4003

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HANDYMAN. Very reliable. 20 yrs exp. Senior’s discount. Make a list. CAN DO IT ALL! 604-866-4977

*Historical performance does not guarantee future returns. AVOID BANKRUPTCY - SAVE UP TO 70% Of Your Debt. One affordable monthly payment, interest free. For debt restructuring on YOUR terms, not your creditors. Call 1-866-690-3328 or see web site: www.4pillars.ca

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For Computer Repairs and Home Theatre setups. Call Dan at: 778-231-6654 or email:

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APPLIANCE REPAIRS

Call Mark (604)536-9092

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ALL Concrete Brick, Block & Stonework. Good job - Good price. Call Enzio (604)594-1960

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DRYWALL

David 604-779-5320 HUDOLIN’S ON HOMES RENO’S ✔ Basement suites, decks ✔ Bathrooms,Kitchens ✔ Finishing work & moulding

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#1 Roofing Company in BC

PSB DRYWALL ★ All Boarding, Taping & Texture. Guaranteed work. Call Parm (604)762-4657 THREE STAR DRYWALL LTD Boarding, Taping, & texture. Small jobs welcome! Kam 604-551-8047

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Efficient, Reliable, Exc. Ref. Senior disc.18 yrs exp. Ivet: 778-235-4070.

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#1167 LIC’D, BONDED. BBB Lge & small jobs. Expert trouble shooter, WCB. Low rates 24/7 604-617-1774 #1 QUALITY WORK, Big or sm. Exp. Electrician avail. Reas.rates.604-773-0341. Lic#9902

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Info: www.treeworksonline.ca

All types of Roofing

Cane Corso Mastiff x Rottie pups, avail Jan 20, 1st shots, tails, dewrmd, vet chk $750 (778)240-5859 CANE CORSO puppies, 12 weeks, shots, dewormed, vet ✔, ready to go. $1500. 604-825-5124 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 856-4866 CHIHUAHUAS 3rd generation Purebred, 1 long haired tiny male & 1 short hair female. Shots, ready to go, 8 wks/old, $650. 604-860-4499. CHINESE SHAR PEI pups. House raised. Well socialized. Vet chek’d., shots. Avail. now. (604)814-0038 CHOCOLATE LABS p.b. pups, 4 M, 2 F. avail. Asking $600 each. Born Nov. 1, 2010. Kevin 604-835-3845 CKC Reg. soft coated Wheaton terrier pups, hypo-allergenic. Guarntd. Vet ✓ $1,000+. Call 604-533-8992 DOBERMAN PUPPIES 8 wks/old, 1st shots, CKC Registration. $850. 604-575-8291 or 604-996-7533.

Looking for a “SUPER” employee? Advertise in the best-read community newspapers 604-575.5555 GERMAN SHEPHERD Reg’d pups, quality German & Czech bloodlines. Guaranteed. Call 604-856-8161.

MINI SCHNAUZER pups, 1st shots, dewormed, tails docked vet ✓ $750/ea. Call 604-657-2915. NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com PRESA PUPPIES, family farm raised. Great temperment. Great guard dog. $500. 604-855-6929. PUG PUPPIES, fawn, 4 M, 3 F. 7 wks old, P.B., vet ✓, 1st shots, dewormed, home raised. $850 firm. Phone (778) 288-7204 PUREBRED Doberman puppies, ready now. 4 girls, 1 boys $700 obo. 604-807-9095.

Over 35 Years in Business Call now & we pay 1/2 the HST

TERRI-POO PUPPIES. $350 each. 10 weeks. Ready to go. Call 604-596-7642.

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Yellow Labs, p/b, 5 male, 3 female, $600 or $700 w/papers, dewormed, vet chkd. Chwk. (604)794-7633 (604)997-3040 No Sunday calls.

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PETS 477

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RUBBISH REMOVAL

RECYCLE-IT! #1 EARTH FRIENDLY JUNK REMOVAL

604.587.5865

APPLIANCES Peace Arch Appliance

PETS

Service to fridges, stoves, washers, dryers & dishwashers. Reasonable.

BEAUTIFUL ROTTWEILER PUPPIES, vet checked & ready to go. $800. 604-861-3745 BERNESE Mountain Dog Puppies. Vet checked & ready for good homes.$850.Langley.778-241-5504 BERNESE Mountain Dog Pups. Incredible bloodlines. Show/pet. 99% house trained. Call 604-7400832 or 604-740-2986.

Call Mark (604)536-9092 RANGERS OCEAN PARK APPLIANCE Appliances Wanted Cash for Some. Call (604)538-9600

www.bernerbay.weebly.com BERNESE MOUNTAIN dog X Border Collie pups, 2 fem., 1st shots & worming. $650. 604-857-5212

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EXTRA CHEAP

Rubbish Removal Almost for free! (778)997-5757, (604)587-5991 Greencare Rubbish Removal Commercial & Residential Cheapest in White Rock/S. Surrey Call (604)506-2817 MESA PAINTING INTERIOR and EXTERIOR Quality work at reas rates.Free Estimates. Michael (cell) 604-724-7458

PAINTING

WCB INSURED

Vincent 543-7776

Quality Workmanship Guaranteed Complete Residential & Commercial Painting Interior • Exterior Finishing Carpentry

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MILANO PAINTING. Int./Ext. Prof. Painters. Free Est. Written Guar. Bonded & Insured. 604-551-6510

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ONLINE SERVICES

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TWO OLD MEN TOO YOUNG TO RETIRE. Top Quality Renovations. Bathrooms, Kitchens or Your Whole House.

✓ Tree & Stump Removal ✓ Certified Arborists ✓ 20 yrs exp. 60’ bucket truck ✓ Crown reduction ✓ Spiral pruning ✓ Fully insured. Best Rates

SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240

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- By plastering right over existing. Giving a Beautiful, Clean, Flat ceiling. Lovely to look at & will update your home. Complete Drywall Services CALL FRIENDLY BENJAMIN 604-230-7928 or 604-538-3796

A1-TRI-CRAFT Tree Serv. Dangerous tree removal, spiral pruning hedge trimming, stump grinding, topping. Insured, WCB Free Est Arborist Reports

Pac-Man Movers 20 years exp ~ Reas rates. Call Kevin: (604)837-2744

Rene’s Spray & Brush Painting cell 778-855-5361

Flatten Popcorn & Textured Ceilings

TREE SERVICES

Get your trees or tree removal done NOW while they’re dormant

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Handyman Services Commercial & Residential Repairs, renovations, additions painting, plumbing, electrical, carpentry & much more Servicing BC since 1980 Reasonable rates - Free est. One call does it all

ARCO DRYWALL Ltd. Board, Tape Texture, Frame. New & Reno’s. 20 yrs exp, free est Mike 604-825-1500 DRYWALL, TAPING for small renos. & repairs 778-968-7568

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AAA HANDYMAN SERVICES Repair, Replace, Remodel. Room Additions. Kitchen, Bath Remodels. Drywall, Paint, Texture. Finishing, Floors & more. 30 yr. exp. Dan 778837-0771 FINISH CARPENTER Finish Carpentry-Mouldings, sundecks, stairs, siding, painting, drywall. Refs. Rainer cel 604-613-1018

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Service to fridges, stoves, washers, dryers & dishwashers. Reasonable.

HANDYPERSONS

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604-537-4140

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TILING

TILE/LAMINATE SPECIALIST With Design Expertise. Grout color adjustment & restoration.16 yrs on the Peninsula. No Job Too Small. Free Est. Perry 604-538-6976

PETS

MALTESE PUPS: 3 M, 1 F. Incl 1st shots, vet chked, dewormed, dep will hold. $800. firm 604-464-5077.

• Small & Big Moves • Internals • Single Items • Packing Supplies

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MOVING?

From 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10 Ton Trucks Insured ~ Licenced ~ 1 to 3 Men Free estimate/Seniors discount Residential~Commercial~Pianos

GUTTER CLEANING, window cleaning and pressure washing. Over 20 yrs exp. 778-384-4912 GUTTER Cleaning Service, Repairs Free Est, 20 yrs exp, Rain or shine. 7 days/week. Simon 604-230-0627

SNOWCLEARING

SNOW REMOVAL & BOB CAT SERVICE. MLG Enterprises (604)501-9290

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Peace Arch Appliance

10% OFF if you Mention this AD! *Plumbing *Heating *Reno’s *More Lic.gas fitter. Aman: 778-895-2005 #1 IN RATES & SERVICE. Lic’d. LOCAL Plumber. Plugged drains, renos etc. Chad 1-877-861-2423 $38/HR!Clogged drains,drips,garbs sinks, Reno’s toilets. No job too small! Lic’d/insured. 778-888-9184 $39/HR. LOCAL PLUMBER 20 yrs. exp. Big & small jobs. Call 604-308-5639.

AFFORDABLE MOVING

AAH ABOVE ALL APPLS REPAIR Quality work. Also appls for sale. Elect & plumb serv 604-588-2828

PLUMBING

FAMILY OWNED SINCE 1973

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BOXER PUPPIES, 3 males left. Purebred, no papers. Ready to go. $500. 604-302-3707

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DEBT CONSOLIDATION PROGRAM Helping Canadians repay debts, reduce or eliminate interest, regardless of your credit. Steady Income? You may qualify for instant help. Considering Bankruptcy? Call 1-877-220-3328 FREE Consultation Government Approved, BBB Member

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STEVE MURRAY TRUCKING BACKHOE SERVICE Call (604)240-3237

ALLAN Const. & Asphalt. Brick, conc, drainage, found. & membrane repair. 604-618-2304; 820-2187.

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LITTLE LOAD SPECIALIST. Sand & gravel delivered. Small orders welcome. Topsoil available. Call (604) 532-0662 days/eves.

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604-720-9244 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

A1 BATH RENO’S. Bsmt suites, drywall, patios, plumbing, siding, fencing, roofing, landscaping, etc. Joe 604-961-9937 or 604-581-3822

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1 CALL ABOVE all Handyman Serv Elect,. Plumb, Appls, Gen Repairs, No job too small. Sell repair & install major appls. Also do kitchen, baths, bsmt, renos. 604-588-2828.

Expert in electrical repairs & troubleshooting. Panel upgrades, Renovations Guart. work. Licensed/bonded BBB app. No job too small

AIRLINES ARE HIRING- Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified - Housing available. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance (877)818-0783

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Eric 604-541-1743

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Showroom: Unit 62 - 15515 24th Ave. (at King George Blvd.) Tel: 604-538-9622

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 Peace Arch News MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 509

AUCTIONS

REAL ESTATE 633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

RENTALS 736

RENTALS

HOMES FOR RENT

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HOMES FOR RENT

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ANTIQUE AUCTION Mon. Jan. 17th ~ 7pm Victorian Rosewood furniture; Georgian sliver, Westcoast Indian baskets; English china; electronics, etc. View: Sun 1-5pm; Mon from 10:30am. Central Auction 20560 Langley Bypass. 604-534-8322 centralauction.ca RENTALS: These listings cover all types of rentals from apartments, condos, office space, houseboats and vacation homes. So if you’re in the market to rent, or looking for a roommate, start here. Call bcclassified.com 604.575.5555

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ANTIQUE Singer Sewing Machine, Pedal type, cabinet. Needs a little work. $100/obo.(604)968-0367 APT SIZE Freezer - works well. Has key. Clean. $65/obo. (604)9680367 DELUXE BBQ - Side burner, brand new. Needs assembly. $90/obo. 1 (604)968-0367 PEDESTAL BATHROOM SINK white. $60/obo. (604)968-0367 PINK CLUB CHAIR & Matching foot stool. Exc. cond. $75: (604)531-6354 PRIDE EASY LIFT RECLINER works exc. Tan colour. $90/obo. (604)968-0367

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For Sale 1993 Trailer located in Birch Bay, WA. @ the highly sought after Leisure Park - just 25 mins south of White Rock. A gated community useable yr round. 1993 - 35’ (400 sq. ft.) Park Model $11,500 / obo. Call (604)531-5743 or 604- 816-9398

MORTGAGES

BANK ON US! Mortgages for purchases, renos, debt consolidation, foreclosure. Bank rates. Many alternative lending programs.Let Dave Fitzpatrick, your Mortgage Warrior, simplify the process!1-888-711-8818 dave@mountaincitymortgage.ca

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FURNITURE

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE

WHITE ROCK 3 Bdrm, 2 bath, expertly reno’d, D/W, lrg closet, hrdwd, $1350/mo 1 Bdrm, 1 bath, hrdwd, $840/mo Close to amenities. Adult Inspired Building, crime free multi-housing N/S, N/P. Call:

www.dannyevans.ca

GARAGE SALES

MOVING SALE Sat. Jan 15 @ 12216335 14 Ave, Pebblecreek complex 8 - 1 Furniture, kitchen & baby

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MISC. FOR SALE

CAN’T Get Up Your Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift! Call 1-866-981-5991.

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APARTMENT/CONDO

MEDICAL SUPPLIES

SHOPRIDER mobility 4-wheeled electric scooter - $1,950. 604-3153585.

MISC. WANTED

WANTED:

SOUTH SURREY 184th and 16th area. 1 bedroom upper suite 800 sq ft. Newly renovated inside - On acreage. Minutes from White Rock. fridge/stove. Shared laundry. $800/mo util. included no pets. 778986-7798 SOUTH SURREY- 2nd Ave. deluxe coach house, brand new 1 bdrm. W/D D/W, lam. flrs. $800 incls. cbl. (300 channels) Wi-Fi, utils. Avail. Now. (604)312-5763 S.SURREY: 1860 Southmere Cres East. 1 Bdrm, quiet well maint bldg. Nr shops/bus. Incl heat/prkg. N/S, cat ok. $800/mo. Avail Feb 1st. (604) 541-2511 or 838-4884. WHITE ROCK 1340 Fir St. 1 Bdrm $795/mo incl hw & heat. Avail now. N/P. (604) 536-0196 WHITE ROCK 16A/154. Quiet 2bd, 2ba end unit, sec prk. n/s, pet neg, Feb1, ref’s. $1400. 604-970-9510 WHITE ROCK. 1/Bdrm, Thrift & Fir, corner ste. $765 incl heat, h/w. N/S. Feb 1 604-531-0657; 604-614-4602

HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

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100 - 20436 Fraser Hwy, Langley WHITE ROCK CONDO Ridgecrest 15 & Vidal, Clean neat & tidy 1 bdrm condo on 2nd flr, 712 sq ft, 5 appl, heat incl, 1 bath, deck, 1 sec u/g pkging stall, locker, n/s, n/p, lease req’d. Avail Now $850/Mos. Call Sandi 604-534-7974 sandi@naicommercial.ca Visit us on the web at: www.goddardrentals.ca

(604) 541-8857, 319-0615 WHITE ROCK. Also 3rd flr ocean view 1 bdrm $850. Avail immed. Clean quiet, adult oriented bldg. 1 yr lease. $100 move-in bonus. NS/NP Incl. h/w. 604-560-9841. WHITE ROCK area: Spac 1 bdrm & den suite. Walk to malls, bus, rest; large deck. In-ste lndry. $1175/mo incl gas. N/P, N/S. 604-531-9457. White Rock: Avail. Now. 1 bdrm Top flr suite. Heat & h.w, cbl, prkg incl. n/s, n/p. Refs. Adult oriented. (604)531-7946

WHITE ROCK Close to Semiahmoo Mall

1 & 2 BEDROOM Concrete Hi-rise. 55+, NS/NP

Antiques & Collectable’s of all sorts.

Beautiful & Affordable Kiwanis Park Place

Heat, hot water, & light included

Appraisals done - Top Prices Paid-

For Adults 55 , rental apartments in a modern complex, right next to beautiful Crescent Park! On site maintenance & office staff Mon. through Friday. 1 bdrm units from $805 - $844 incls. heat, electricity and friendly reliable service.

Call 604-538-5337

Please call Tom Douglas Phone/Fax: (604)595-0298 35 years exp.

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SPORTING GOODS

SKIIS & BINDINGS FOR SALE Rossignol Bandit, 177 cm. Boots Nordica size 8.5 (woman’s) Salomon Boots size 7 (woman’s). 604-591-9740 N DELTA X COUNTRY SKIIS & BINDINGS FOR SALE. Kneissl & Rossignal Men’s & Woman’s Boots and Poles as well. North Delta. 604-591-9740

REAL ESTATE 603

ACREAGE

Own 20 Acres $129/mo. $13,900 Near Growing El Paso, Texas (safest city in America!) Low down, no credit checks, owner financing. Free Map/Pictures. 866-254-7755 www.sunsetranches.com.

Call 604-538-9669 for information or to visit.

CRESTWOOD MANOR 1321 Foster St. 1 Bdrm: $885/mo. In well maintained, newly updated building. Heat, hot water and secured u/g parking stalls incl’d. No pets, no BBQ’s.

Call: 604-760-7882 GUILDFORD

LOTS

ARIZONA BUILDING LOTS FULL ACRES AND MORE! Guaranteed Owner Financing. No Credit check. $0 down - 0 interest. Starting @ just $99/mo. USD. Close to Tucson’s Intl. Airport. Hear free recording at 800-631-8164 Code 4001 or visit www.sunsiteslandrush.com.

633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS 2011 CANADIAN Dream Home 3 bed/2 bath, 1512 sqft, CSA-Z240 $109,950 includes delivery and set up in lower BC, 877-976-3737, http://www.hbmodular.com/images/email.jpg NEW DELUXE modular home $169,900. Rent or buy strata pad. Glenbrook. Chuck 604-830-1960

White Rock Gardens & Bayview Chateau

Great location. Family complex. 1 & 2 bdrm units avail immed. Near schools, shop & bus. Security Card Access.

QUALITY APARTMENT RENTALS IN WHITE ROCK

WE BUY HOUSES

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WHITE ROCK

14989 Roper Avenue & 1371 Blackwood St.

HOMES WANTED

Older Home? Damaged Home? Need Repairs? Behind on Payments? Quick CASH! Call Us First! 604.626.9647

WHITE ROCK - Large 1 bdrm. $715/mo. n/s, n/p. Adult oriented. Heat, hot water & parking included. 604-538-7868 to view. WHITE ROCK. Large 1 bdrm suite, adult bldg, nr shops, prkg. Min 1 yr Incl heat/h/w. Np/ns. 604-596-9977 WHITE ROCK. Lrg 1 bdrm, partial ocean view. Nr beach & shops. $750. Avl now. N/S 604-951-8632 WHITE ROCK. Marine Drive. Furnished 1 bdrm apt. 5 Appls. Avail now. $920/mo. 604-541-9000 WHITE ROCK, studio apt, avail. Feb. 1st. 400 sf, 3rd flr w/balcony, h. wtr heat, prk, NS/ND/NP. Lndry. $685/mth. Phone (604)837-1333.

GROSVENOR SQUARE

Call 604-589-5693

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Visit:

Nice quiet building. 1 & 2 bdrm suites. Includes: Hot water, cable, underground parking, video surveillance. NO PETS CALL 604-536-8499

White Rock - 1 block off beach. Pacific Point deluxe 1 bdrm suite + den. U/G parking. F/P. In-ste laundry. N/P, N/S. Refs. Avail. now. $1095/mo. (604)541-1313

1YR Seasoned Alder Birch Maple Clean, Split, DRY & Delivered. Family Operated for 20 yrs. (604)825-9264 BEST FIREWOOD 32nd Season & 37,000 Cust Deliv. Fully Seas. Maple, Birch, Alder 604-582-7095

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FUEL

LAZY-BOY Lift Chair, brown, 9/mo’s cost $1430 ~ sell for $600 obo. Call: (604)542-8374 btwn 9am-5pm.

SKYLINE APTS. WHITE ROCK 15321 Russell Ave

LANGLEY 20064 - 56 Ave. 2 br. 2 bath. 5 appl. g/fp, 2 balconies, 2 sec. pk. avail. imm. $1150/m, elec. incl. 604-787-6944

These are condo-like building with breath taking views. This property is surrounded by impressive landscaping; Close to shopping and schools. Some suites with ocean views; Indoor & outdoor parking. Bach, one bedroom and two bedroom suites available. For more information and viewing

please call 604-531-9797 Professionally Managed By Gateway Property Management

WANTED

LANGLEY, 232 St. Gated executive home on 5 acre vineyard, all appli’s, $2800/mo. Call 604-716-3551 NEWTON 14137 75 Ave upstairs 3 bdrm 2F/bath sep laundry no utilities incl. $1300 For more info call:604-591-2850 NEWTON, Large house. 3/bdrms & fam rm up, 2/bdrm suite down. $1800/mo. Close to amen. Immed. 604-597-7874, 778-688-1442 PANORAMA, 131A/60. Brand new, detached 2 bdrm coachhome. Pri entry & prkg, new appls incl d/w & laundry. Avail immed. $1100/mo. NS/NP. 778-839-8468. PARKWAY DR & 152ND. Executive 2100 SF townhouse MARCH 1. 2 bdrm + loft, 2.5 baths, rec. rm. Gas fp, s.s. appl. 1 cov. prk. 1 open. NO SMOKING. SMALL pet OK. $2100/mth + utilities. 604-541-8564 nhull@shaw.ca

PROPERTY Rentals Have Qualified Tenants Need Homes Houses S. Sry. 1551-160A. 3 bdrms. 1 & 2 half bathrooms. Large yard. N/S. Sml pet neg. $2,000. S. Sry. 18253-0 Ave. Updated 3 bdrms, 2 bath. N/S N/P. $2,000. S. Sry. 1551-160A St. 3 bdrm 1 full & two 1/2 bathrms. Lrg fenced yd. N/S. $2,000. S. Sry. 3470-154A. 4 bdrms, 3 1/2 baths. Behind Rosemary Hts. elem. N/S. N/P. $3,000.

Townhouses/Condos S. Sry. 2970 King George Blvd. 1 bdrm, 1 bath units in the Watermark Bldg. 15’ ceilings. You’ll like it? You’ll love it! N/S. N/P. $995 w/13th. month free. W. Rock, 1119 Vidal. Top flr 2 bdrms, 2 bath. N/S. N/P. $1400. S.Sry. #155, 16275-15th Ave. Lge bright 2 bdrm & den, 2.5 baths, basic cable incl. $2000. W. Rock 15164 Prospect. 2 bdrms, den, 2 bath. View condo. Waterford. N/S. N/P. $2200. S. Sry. #58, 2603-162 St. 4 bdrms, 3 1/2 bathrm. 3000 sq.ft N/S. N/P. Avail now. $2800.

Suites S. Sry. 1211-164th. Upper 3 bdrm 1 1/2 bathrm. N/S. N/P. $1150 incl utils. Call Sheri M 604-535-8080 Plus! Full pictures & info. on our website www.croftagencies.com South Surrey- 2400 sq ft bungalow. W/D, Fridge, Stove, Microwave. Gas heat & hot water. Close to Morgan Crossing. Avail. Feb. 1st. $1700/mo. (604)290-5924 SOUTH SURREY, 2 bdrm, 1 bath, den area, gas FP, W.D. on 1/4 acre, NO smoking, No pets, NO grow ops. Refs. Req. $1600. Lorn, 604-536-8535 eves, gr8te88@gmail.com SOUTH SURREY Avail Feb 1 Fully Renovated 4 Bd 2.5 ba home, 2 gas fp, w lg South facing back yard & deck on large lot near So. Surrey pool and Semiahmoo Mall. Gourmet kitchen w gas & granite. Fenced back yard, carport on quiet street near exc schools, transit. Non-smoking, pets negotiable. $2,300/month 604-787-8252 South Surrey: Avail. immed. 3 bdrm + Rancher with bsmt on acreage. Pets ok. n/s. $1800/mo. Call (604)908-0030 S. Sry: 4 Bdrm incl. suite, Lrg yard. Cl to beach, shops & bus. n/s, n/p. $2000/mo avail. now. 604-535-2081 S.SURREY 16th/160th spac 5 bdrm 2500 sq.ft. home, rec updates, 2.5 baths, 2nd kitch on grnd flr, deck. $2400. Jan 1st. N/S. (604)591-7991

TWO MODERN Houses on Acreage 8,000 ft. h t t p : / / w w w . c o t a la.com/tours/?tourid=0894 $4900/mo. 604-771-1931

Luxury Retirement Living @ the Pacifica 2511 - King George Blvd. Next to Peninsula Village Shopping Centre. NEW 1 Bdrm, Full S/S Kitchen, washer & dryer. U/g parking. Storage facility. Heat & light incl. Full service facility. Swimming pool, exercise rm, Beauty Salon Movie Theatre, Bus Tours Etc. Recreation Director on site. Meals & Assisted Living avail. REASONABLE RATES 604-250-3037 or 604-538-7729

White Rock. 2 bdrm, 2 bth, lndry rm, fully equipped spacious luxury Guest Suite including heat/tel/int/cable/prkg. Centrally located on Hillside. Avail. for Jan & Feb. $2400. 778-294-7768.

SOMERSET GARDENS (S. Sry) Family housing, 1851 Southmere Cres. E. 2bdrm appt. starts at $875. Pet friendly, nr all amen, heat, Community garden. 604-451-6676

CRESCENT BEACH Heights, 3 Bdrm , 2 Baths , 2000 Sq. ft Rancher for rent between Feb 20 and April 20. Rent for $1000/mon Please Call Gordon 604-538-2996

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HOMES FOR RENT

WHITE ROCK 2000s/f totally reno’d 4Bdrm 3Bath, 2carports, 2decks, nr beach. Lots of prkg! N/S. Avail now $2000/mo +utils. Call 604-541-1173 WHITE ROCK 4 Bdrm + den, 3 ba, 2600 sf, newer kitchen. $1875/mo. n/s/n/p. 650-520-5267 or pinniw@aol.com. Lease length negot. WHITE ROCK, Exec hm 3 bdrm 3 bth 2100 sqft walk to downtown express garage, fenced, quiet st. cat OK Feb 1 $2400 Tel 250-702-6586 WHITE ROCK. Private, beautiful, ocean view, 2 bdrm., 2 baths, on 2 floors. 50’ wide lot, parking for 3-4. $2000/mo. 604-538-4543.

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@rentinfo.ca

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WHITE ROCK, sm 2 bdrm, gas stove / fridge, new paint & , carpets, etc. Avail. Jan. 15. $1250/mth. Bank reference.Call 604-536-9720

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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.

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ROOMS FOR RENT

OCEAN PARK: Furn sgl bdrm. N/s, Ldry, cooking, wireless, cbl & prkg $450 + part util. Now. 604-535-5953 WHITE ROCK: Furn 1 bdrm & den. TV, priv bth. Fridge, shr w/d, d/w. Nr bus & beach. Very priv. $600 all incl. Phone (604)536-7247.

748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION S.SURREY Priv room w/en-ste in newer home, nice view nr shops & bus, ns/np. $700 incld utils. 604531-8147 eve/wkends.

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WHITE ROCK E BEACH 1 bdrm bright 1 block to beach new house private entrance/patio alarm w/d Suits 1 person NS/NP Avail now $875/mo Refs 604-318-9925 WHITE ROCK. Nice & clean 2 bdrm. Fenced yard. N/S, N/P. Avail now. $850/mo + utils. 604-541-0005 WHITE ROCK W., new home, 750 sq. ft., 2 bdrm., bright, very clean, lower level walk out to 250 sq. ft. priv. patio, individual prof. pref. N/S N/P. $950 mo. 604-970-5725

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2000 LEXUS 300 GS, 4dr, auto, fully loaded. no accidents, local. 214 kms. $7800.obo (778)881-1216 2002 NISSAN SENTRA GXE-4 dr. auto, 4 cyl. Air, Tilt, Cruise, pw, pdl, c/d, mint. $3650 (604)309-3135 2002 VW BEETLE, auto, exc. cond. spoiler, silver, sunroof, a/c, heated seats $14,000 obo 604-864-8164

SUITES, UPPER

Show Room Condition 1995 Porche Cayenne SUV, V6, Triptronic R.R. auto, brand new brakes & tires. Real eye catcher, black on black. Less than 1/2 the price of a new one. Only $28,000/ono. No Strokers. 604-541-0018 (Private)

OCEAN PARK: Mature tenant. Bright, clean 2 bdrm. Quiet home. $750/mo+ utils. N/P, N/S. Lease. Ref’s. 604-535-5953 OCEAN PARK, stroll to Crescent Beach. Great yard. 1200 sq.ft main level home, 3 large bdrms, 2 baths. Wood burning F/P, H/W floors, bright modern kitchen, D/W, W/D. Close to schools & transit. Avail Feb. 1. N/S. N/P. $1750/mo. + 60% utils. Call 604-760-4276. SOUTH SURREY - Brand New 1 bdrm Coach House - w/d, fridge, stove, d/w $850/month incl. utils/cable/wifi (2nd Ave & 173 St) call Rick 604-595-1313 WHITE ROCK - Ocean View, lux. exec. 2 bdrm + den, Lrg deck, garage prkg. 2 blocks to beach. W/D. n/s, n/p. $1700/mo. (604)538-7651

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TOWNHOUSES

MORGAN HEIGHTS 3 bdrm. t/h in the “Brownstones” 15833 26 Ave. 6 appl., 1.5 baths, roof deck, garage, $1650 mo. Feb. 1. C.21 Prudential 604-232-3039 South Surrey: 152nd / 34th Ave. “Sereno” - Gated community, 1650 sf. 3 bdrms + den. 2.5 bths, f/p, 6 s/s appl. Garage. Beautiful kitchen with granite countertops. Near Southpoint Mall. Walk to bus stops. Close to Hwy 99. n/s, n/p. Refs. $1900/mo + utils. Avail. Feb. 1. (778)858-2800 SOUTH SURREY: Sereno 15151/34th Ave. 3 bdrm & den. 3 bths, marble counter top & s/s appl. Modern townhouse. Close to bus. N/P. $1800/mo. (604)818-7899 WHITE ROCK, new 3 bdrm., 2.5 baths, 5 appl., dble. garage, 1430sf nr. schls, shops & trans. $1900 Avail now N/P N/S. 604-312-6993

2005 DUTCHMAN CLASSIC 5th wheel toy hauler, 2 slides, generator & fuel stn, c/w 5 star resort membership and sec’d storage. $25,500. Call Ed (604)240-2871.

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SUITES, LOWER

CLEAN, BRIGHT 2 bdrm lower suite in quiet area, priv. ent. 5 appl. incl w/d. Util incl. N/S, N/P. Mature single or couple. $1100. 778-8783137 FULLY FURNISHED 2 bed suite for rent on a monthly basis, avail Feb 1. All utilities inc. minutes walk from White Rock beach. $1700/mo contact Peter @ 604-649-7744 No smoking, pets negotiable MORGAN CREEK AREA 1 Bdrm suite, maple kitchen & floor, granite countertops, crown mouldings, sep entry, insuite lndry. Easy access to hwy. Np/ns. Suit single prof. $875/mo incl utils. Avail. Immed 604-538-9180 NEWTON, Large 1/bdrm suite. $600/mo incl util. Close to school, college & bus stop. Avail Immed. 604-597-7874, 778-688-1442 OCEAN PARK. 129/14A. 1 bdrm ste, spotless, beautiful, very quiet. Lrg cvrd porch, oak flrs. Nr amens, 4 blks to beach. Suit sgle prof. Incl internet/cable. $850/mo. NS small pet OK. Feb. 1. 604-541-2404 OCEAN PARK. 1 bdrm bright g/l apt. Nr shops and ocean steps. Sep entry, utils, w/l incl. Wood f/p, heated ceramic flrs in kitchen and bath. Jan 15. $950. Tricia 604-782-5553 OCEAN PARK - Lrg new 2 bdrm, 2 bths. Close to schools & bus. New appl. NS/NP. Avail Jan 1. $1100/mo incl utils/heat/cbl. 604-780-3676 South Sry: 2bdrm, f/p, 5 appl. newly remodeled, off st. prkg. Priv., view, $950mo. Jan 1 604-535-6288 S. SURREY 168/31 Ave 1 bdr suits quiet mature adult. Priv.ent garden lvl to patio w/mtn view. Gas f/p, h/w flrs, prkg, shr W/D. $825 incl utils. Ns/Np. Avl immed. 604-531-2677 S. SURREY 3 Bdrm suite. Laundry, gas F/P. No smoking, no pets. $900/mo. Call 1-250-629-3781 WHITE ROCK-1 bdrm above grnd ocean view suite-sep. entry, 1 parking, own lndry. Incl. utils. n/s, n/p. $750/mo. Julia 604-803-7951 WHITE ROCK: 2 Bdrm, modern, uptown, all appls incl w/d. Quiet, N/S, N/P. $900/mo. (604)538-6604 WHITE ROCK 4 yr/old 3bdrm ste with ocean view deck, nr E.beach, ns/np. $1600 +utils. 604-720-8655 WHITE ROCK area 1 bdrm grnd lvl suite, Incl own entrance, in-ste laundry, shower, no tub. Internet access. $875/mo incl. utils & cbl. n/s. Avail. Feb. 1st. (604)836-9629 WHITE ROCK. Avail. now. Modern 1 bdrm ste. lrg patio deck w/partial ocean view, nr beach. Pri ent, prkg, inste lndry. ns/np $1050 incl utils. 604-536-6295 or 778-788-0577. WHITE ROCK. Beautiful Ocean View on Bluff. Lg bright 1 BR suite. 5 appl. F/P. Suited for prof single,N/P N/S. Avail Jan 1 $1350/mo, Priv Ent 604-541-8991, Kathi WHITE ROCK: bright 2 bdrm grnd lvl, recently updated, shr lndry, sep. entr, gas F/P, NS. Pets negot. Suits mature single or cpl. $975/mth incl utils. Ref. Feb 15. (604)535-6635. WHITE ROCK. Lrg 2 bdrm with laundry & gas f/p. Avail now, ref’s req’d, ns/np. $995. 778-292-1287.

1998 VOLKSWAGON JETTA. Blk, Wolfberg Edition. 156K. $2995. (778)388-5751 or (604)538-7503

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AUTO FINANCING #1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $100 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673 The Scrapper

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TRUCKS & VANS

1995 FORD AEROSTAR XLT, Great condition. auto, AirCared. $1300. 604-889-0593 2000 GMC 1 TON Reg Cab P/U, 4x4, 5.7L gas, l45km, pwr. options, excellent cond. no accident, local, $7,800 Must See! (604)328-1883 2002 DODGE DAKOTA Quad cab with canopy, V6, 2WD, 156K, well maint. $9900. Call 604-464-5097. 2004 TUNDRA TRD acc cab, orig owner $16,800 c/w canopy/boxliner or $15,800 without. Financing oac. 604-793-8158 2006 CHEV Uplander, $14,000. 69,000K, serviced every 6 mo. by GMC. 604-557-1668 after 8pm 2008 F350 FX4 off road, 4 dr, Lariat deisel, black/black, 41K, $36,500 obo. Call Ed (604)240-2871.

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CARS - DOMESTIC

1979 LINCOLN MARK V, collector’s series, loaded, mechanically sound, 182K, $2000. Ph: (604)856-8593 1995 BUICK LESABRE 1 owner, low km’s, loaded! Pristine cond! $3900. Private 604-593-5072. 2005 PONTIAC G6. 4 door. New brakes. Exc. cond. $4,200. 604302-0985 aft 6:30 pm or lve msg. 2006 FORD Fusion 82K 4 dr beige new cond 3 yr warranty $10,500 604-617-9809 2009 FORD FOCUS SES, silver, 39K. 2L auto, O/D. Loaded, leather. Mint. $11,800. 604-505-6260

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 1998 ACURA, 2.3 cl, auto, 117K, 2 dr, leather, fully loaded, s/roof & AirCared. $4400 no tax. 604-502-9912 1998 MERCEDES E320, 4 dr, auto, fully loaded, no accid, 80,000 K, local, $8,200 obo. 604-727-8611.

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BOATS

1979 24’ BERTRAM EXECUTIVE C/B, windlass, GPS, radar, VHF, sounder, Volvo 265 (100 hrs), 290 Volvo O/D, new 9.9 O/B, new Highliner tandem trailer, all teak interior, stand-up electric head, hotwater, propane oven/stove, holding tank, always stored indoors, exc cond & rigged for fishing. Asking $25,000.

Call Peter (604)538-6421.

Must sell this week 70’ Monk McQueen yacht, twin 300 HP cat, new Onam diesel gen. Bow thruster. Sacrifice price $250,000. Ralph 778-988-2055.

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While we maintain a large inventory of new Toyota automobiles, in some cases an order may be required. All offers include freight and pre-delivery inspection, tire and battery levy and air conditioning federal excise tax. Federal and provincial sales taxes are not included in the monthly payments. Lease payments are based on a maximum of 96,000 km over 48 months. Monthly purchase finance plans are available from Toyota Financial Services on approved credit. 2010 Yaris JT9K3P EA. Monthly lease payments of $186.13 based on a 48 month walkaway lease at 0.9% with customer’s $500 down and applying Toyota’s $1250 incentives towards downpayment. Total lease obligation: $9,434.24. Cash purchase price is $16,280 less $2000 Toyota incentives. Option to purchase at lease end: $5,962. 2010 Matrix KU4EEP BA. Monthly lease payments of $233.38 based on a 48 month walkaway lease at 0.9% with customer’s $500 down and applying Toyota’s $2000 incentives towards downpayment. Total lease obligation: $11,702.24. Cash purchase price is $21,675 less $2500 Toyota incentives. Option to purchase at lease end: $8,467.20. Disclaimer for 0%: $10,000 financed at 0% requires 36 monthly payments of $277.78. Total cost of borrowing: $0 and there are no administration fees.

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