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Need for increased services topic of emotional debate in legislature Vikki HOPES and Tom FLETCHER Abbotsford News

Heather McPherson feels some relief that the community living crisis in B.C. is being acknowledged by politicians. Now the Abbotsford grandma, who raises her 20-year-old grandson with fetal alcohol syndrome, wants to see some action. McPherson is among the hundreds of families across the province who have been impacted by issues with Community Living BC (CLBC), which provides program funding for adults with developmental delays. Families have said services for their children are drastically reduced when they reach the age of 19 and fall under CLBC guidelines, rather than the Ministry of Children and Family Development. In McPherson’s case, her grandson, Brent, went from attending a day program five times a week to just twice. McPherson, 69, said the additional days Brent is now at home are stressful for the two of them. Brent enjoys the structure of a program where he can socialize with others, but at home he often wanders around, not knowing how to occupy his time. Continued on A5

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Heather McPherson looks on as grandson Brent displays a picture he drew of the friends he misses in his day program, which was cut from five days to twice a week by Community Living BC when he turned 19.

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Carlton Leith still hears the nurse’s screams in his nightmares. On March 18, at Abbotsford Regional Hospital, those terrifying sounds jolted him into action. He followed them to the nurse’s station, where a nurse was unconscious on the floor, bleeding from her head, and a huge man was still raining punches down on her. Another nurse was trying to stop the out-of-control psychiatric patient. Unable to push the panic button, she screamed. The man’s arm cocked back for another blow, aimed at the nurse trying to control the patient, and Leith grabbed it. He quickly switched his grip to a chokehold, on the neck of a man close to twice the size of Leith’s 155 pounds. The stronger man grabbed Leith’s arm and pulled it away from his throat, but with the nurse also grabbing at the patient, Leith reapplied the hold. They held him for an impossibly long minute, until two hospital security members arrived, and then it was over.

Those moments were recounted at the Abbotsford Police Board meeting on Tuesday morning. Mayor George Peary, Leith’s former principal at Yale Secondary, presented the 36-year-old with a Police Board Commendation. The victim of the assault was seriously injured. She sustained a laceration to her head, a cerebral hematoma, cuts and severe facial swelling. She has not been able to return to work. Leith has been thanked by her, and the other nurse, which he appreciated. They said the situation could have been much worse if he didn’t intervene, and there may have even more grievous injuries. “I had no fear for myself, I had fear for them,” he recalls. “I don’t feel like a hero. I’m just a normal guy,” said Leith, a local entrepreneur, who founded Top Notch Food Services. “The other nurse is equally as much a hero.” Still, he said the Police Board Commendation helped to put the incident in perspective. Looking down at his framed award he said: “It means a heck of a lot.”

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Carlton Leith holds the commendation he received for coming to the aid of a nurse being beaten by a patient.

Dual honours for Abby Pair of awards cite city for business and airport initiatives Kevin MILLS Abbotsford News

Abbotsford will receive two major awards in the coming week. Today, the Vancouver Chapter of the National Associationof Industrialand Office Properties (NAIOP) will name Abbotsford the Most Business Friendly City in B.C. for 2011. On Oct. 27, the BC Aviation Council will present the Abbotsford International Airport with its William Templeton Trophy, awarded annually for outstanding initiative and achievement in the successful development of a community airport. Today’s award – called the NAME Awards (NAIOP Award for Municipal Excellence) – marks the first time the association has recognized top performers in their annual municipal re-

port card. $156.5 million in 2009. Abbotsford earned the Employment figures in the honour due in part to its Abbotsford CMA (Census implementation of a five- Metropolitan Area) are also year staggered tax incentive on the rise. At the end of program for commercial August 2011, the labour force and industrial development hit 95,900, compared to 95,200 which encourages new in- in 2010 and 93,400 in 2009. vestment. However, the unemploy“It’s reassuring ment rate also grew when what you to 8.2 per cent so far are doing is being in 2011, as compared recognized by outto eight per cent in side groups,” said 2010 and 7.9 per cent Abbotsford Mayor in 2009. George Peary. Despite the global The city’s recent economic concerns, economic developPeary said compared ment and planning to other parts of the PEARY services statistical world, Canada and report shows buildB.C. have done well. ing permit values in the “Abbotsford is a good place city rose for the third year to live and a good place to do in a row. As of the end of business ... the hospital, the September 2011, building university, the airport – it’s permits had just reached the all part of the Abbotsford $222 million mark compared package,” said Peary. to $207 million in 2010 and Next week, representa-

tives from the Abbotsford International Airport will accept the William Templeton Trophy from the BC Aviation Council in recognition of recent improvements made to the local facility. According to the council, Abbotsford “is an outstanding example of how multiple levels of government working with the airport’s board and staff can completely transform a regional airport in a stunning 15-month period.” The local airport has steadily grown into the largest secondary airport in Canada, with more than 460,000 passenger movements per year. The renovation project has positioned Abbotsford towards its goal of attracting new airline routes and accommodating over two million passengers per year by 2025.

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Premier Christy Clark and Social Development Minister Stephanie Cadieux are under fire over growing caseloads and turmoil at Community Living BC.

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who have looked after ture debate, Hawes their kids forever, and described one family they’re aging out,” whose developmenHawes told reporters tally disabled son after an emotional grew to more than six debate in the legis- feet tall and became lature. “They’re 80 violent as he reached years old with 50- and his 20s. He was put in 60-year-old children a home-share but that who need to lasted only two have some weeks. service, and “It was a we never knew fight, a real they existed.” hard fight, to CLBC has find a space been phasfor him,” ing out some Hawes said. group homes “Definitely, he as facilities has to be in a HAWES

They’re 80 years old with 50- and 60-year-old children who need to have some service, and we never knew they existed. MLA Randy Hawes and residents have aged, moving to homeshare arrangements with contracted caregivers. During legisla-

group home.” Sur rey-Panorama MLA Stephanie Cadieux was appointed social development minister in

September, replacing Bur naby-Lougheed MLA Harry Bloy in the ministry responsible for CLBC. Cadieux said Monday she supports the CLBC board’s decision to make changes, and she does not agree with the NDP’s demand for an outside review of the agency’s operation. “That’s my job as minister, to dig in and see what’s going on,” Cadieux said. “I’m doing that.” In question period, NDP MLAs continued to hammer the government over the closure of 65 group homes and the growing wait list for CLBC services. Hawes described one constituent, a man in his 70s with a developmentally disabled son in his 50s. His wife now suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, and the man told Hawes his three days of respite care are no longer enough.

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“He looks at his calendar, waiting for Wednesday and Friday. He wishes he could go every day.” McPherson must keep a watchful eye on him, and cannot leave him on his own. She is hopeful that changes will be made with the announcement last Friday that the CLBC board of directors had fired CEO Rick Mowles. As well, there has been government acknowledgment of the issues, with Liberal MLA Randy Hawes (AbbotsfordMission) joining opposition calls for an overhaul of services. NDP MLAs called in the legislature Monday for an outside review of CLBC. Although Hawes rejected the NDP motion as “too simplistic,” he said his constituents need more help than they are getting. “There are people

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A long-time employee of Black Press in Abbotsford who was actively involved in the community died Sunday at the age of 64. Jim Ainsley, who retired in February after 39 years with the newspaper company, passed away in Vancouver General Hospital due to complications from surgery for lung cancer. At the time of his retirement, he was vicepresident of finance and operations for the Black Press Group and was based in the Abbotsford News build-

ing on Gladys Avenue. newspaper in 1972 as Ainsley was born on the head accountant. Jan. 18, 1947 in Prince Ainsley moved to Albert, Sask., where Abbotsford in the early he was involved as an 1980s and began workarmy cadet through ing for Hacker Press – a his teens. After gradua- predecessor to Black tion, he studied Press. Later to become an that decade, accountant but he became never wrote his more involved final exams. in the human He and his resources family moved side, including to Lethbridge, union negoAlta. when tiations, labour he was in his issues and capiAINSLEY early 20s, and tal projects. he worked as an “Jim was accountant for Boise known as gruff with Cascade – which dis- a big heart, but at the tributes office products end of the day he was and building supplies a very level-headed – before being hired by guy who could bring the Red Deer Advocate parties together and

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$21K of drugs at prison A package of drugs and other contraband, valued at more than $21,000, was seized Monday morning at Matsqui Institution in Abbotsford. It is believed that the package – containing marijuana, heroin and a digital scale — was lobbed onto the property, perhaps with a potato gun fired from a distance. Police were notified and the investigation is continuing, said acting assistant warden Scott Verwold. As well, a toll-free tip line (1-866-780-3784) is set up for people to anonymously report illegal activities in federal jails, including drug use and trafficking.

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The need for redundancy is one of several reasons put forth by the City of Abbotsford when discussing why the Stave Lake water project needs to move forward. On Monday, council heard a presentation on why redundancy has become an issue. “As demands on our water system grow, year by year, redundancy becomes more of a concern,” said Jim Gordon, the city’s general manager of engineering and regional utilities. Currently, the city’s water supply comes from Norrish Creek, the primary source, as well as Cannell Lake and 19 wells. In

the past, if something were to happen to the Norrish Creek line, the city could still provide water from the other sources. But city growth has increased the daily use of water. If Norrish Creek were to be compromised, as it was in 2003 when heavy rains caused the system to be temporarily shut down, a water shortage may result. “Our usage this month is about 70 MLD (million litres a day). We could get about 50 MLD from our wells,” explained Gordon. The Cannell Lake permit only allows nine MLD but Gordon said it could be increased for a short period to 20 MLD to “barely meet demands.”

However, if the problem occurred in other months, like May to August, when the average use rises to more than 80 MLD, taps could run dry, he said. “We would drain our reserves and lose fire protection. Residents in higher areas of town would have no water,” said Gordon. Those who did still have water, said Gordon, would have little pressure and likely face a boil order. “Every year, as our

usage grows, our redundancy shrinks.” The city wants to create a new water source and treatment centre at Stave Lake. The proposed project will cost an estimated $291 million and could be funded with up to $61 million in federal funds if it becomes a P3 (public-private partnership). A referendum has been scheduled for Nov. 19 to allow voters to approve or reject the proposal.

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Monitoring the buzz Insomnia, anxiety, allergic reactions, palpitations and withdrawal – a list of symptoms from an illegal drug? No, it’s what adults have known for years are the downsides of drinking too much coffee and tea. Unfortunately, now the kids are emulating their parents by drinking energy drinks that typically have twice the caffeine of pop and just about as much as a cup of drip coffee. The kids think these drinks are cool, their logos are eye-catching and they are easy to get at corner stores and grocery outlets. A single can of Red Bull or Monster falls within Health Canada guidelines for caffeine consumption for older teens, but what happens if two or more are consumed in a day? Should the government have taken a tougher stance and prevented these drinks from being sold anywhere but pharmacies? The more adults try to regu-

late teen behaviour, the more challenges they face. And the fact that caffeine is mildly addictive is not lost on companies marketing their products to kids in new and innovative ways. The popularity of these beverages among teens looking for a light buzz is reminiscent of the older generations’ interest in cigarettes. For teens, water is boring, pop is oldschool and so is juice, although neither are great as they are full of sugar. But are we comfortable with kids picking up an energy drink at lunch or on the way home from school? At the very least, parents should be educating themselves as to what their children are ingesting. Health Canada’s suggested limits for daily caffeine intake are roughly 2.5 mg per kilogram of body weight. Parents can at least use the new content disclosure rules to find out whether their kids’ drinks measure up. – Black Press

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B.C. Views Finally, somebody in the B.C. treaty negotiation system has come out and said it. Releasing the B.C. Treaty Commission’s 19th annual report last week, Chief Commissioner Sophie Pierre announced she has asked for a one-year extension to her term, to see the organization through its second decade. And if things don’t change, particularly in Ottawa, then “shut ’er down.” The commission is the independent “keeper of the process,” and the chief commissioner is appointed by agreement between the federal and provincial governments and B.C.’s First Nations Summit. Its job is to facilitate talks and dole out funds to aboriginal groups researching and negotiating treaties. As of this year, they have disbursed $500 million, $400 million of it loans that must be repaid out of treaty

settlements. “We are 19 years into the process, and we have, just on the First Nations side, a half a billion dollar investment, and when are we going to start seeing a return on that investment?” Pierre asked. It’s safe to assume that there has been at least that much spent by the federal and provincial governments as well. And after a burst of progress with the Tsawwassen and Maa-Nulth treaties, and a controversial deal with the Yale First Nation in the Fraser Canyon, costly inaction resumed. Sliammon First Nation negotiators finalized a treaty in 2009. Off it went to Ottawa, where it has languished ever since, waiting for a set of initials that would allow a ratification vote by about 1,000 Sliammon people near Powell River. At stake is a settlement in which B.C. contributes 8,300 hectares of Crown land and Ottawa provides $37 million to compensate for a century of trespass and resource extraction from Sliammon territory. (You can object to all this and try to live in the past, as B.C. Conservative leader John Cummins does, but we now have stacks of high court decisions that

make aboriginal title real and inescapable, if not well defined.) Other commissioners agreed with Pierre about Ottawa’s role, including the federal appointee, Jerry Lampert. “The Canadian system is such that they are constantly going back to Ottawa for mandates for their individual negotiators,” Lampert said. “This

After a burst of progress with the Tsawwassen and Maa-Nulth treaties... costly inaction resumed is bureaucratic, and it plays against the idea that we’re in a real negotiation.” With a majority government in Ottawa, and B.C. MP John Duncan as federal aboriginal affairs minister, there is hope of movement. And there is action on another front. Federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq was in B.C. last week to sign an agreement to hand over authority

and funding for on-reserve health programs to a new aboriginal authority that will work with the provincial health system directly to administer reserve health programs. This will end a parallel health system run by Ottawa on reserves. A similar agreement was signed in 2006 for aboriginal schooling. Alas, five years later, there is still wrangling between the First Nations Education Steering Committee and Ottawa over funding. But I’m told there is progress there, with resolution possible by the end of this year. Sto:lo Tribal Chief Doug Kelly, chair of the First Nations Health Council, says its financing terms are clear, and dealing Ottawa out of health care delivery will improve outcomes. B.C. Health Minister Mike de Jong and Aboriginal Relations Minister Mary Polak agree that these broader self-government transfers for health and education, along with forest and mining deals, will bring treaties closer. Pierre’s blunt warning must have been heard in Ottawa. It appears the Sliammon treaty has been located and will receive federal blessing this week. tfletcher@blackpress.ca

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Support for water project can grow and prosper in this community, just as we have. One of the main opponents of the partnership project is the union sector. They have their own interests and agenda that I hope everyone can see through. They want to secure more high-paying jobs. The private sector should be used to benefit the city and this should be explored more and more as a way to fund

projects and keep the financial impact on taxpayers to a minimum. This is an important issue for our community. I hope everyone takes time to do research on this project and come to their own conclusions. However, I support this project and the benefits that it will bring to Abbotsford. Denise Friesen

Priorities are backwards

First, I would like to thank Abbotsford general manager Jay Teichrob for clarifying the debate for the proposed P3 water supply and treatment centre, which seems to be causing a lot of confusion lately. He states at the be-

Schools over meters

According to the latest news from the Vancouver School Board, there are over 40 schools that need upgrading in case of earthquakes. The cost is estimated to be $1 billion which, according to B.C Hydro, is the cost of installing smart meters on every home in B.C. It seems to me it would make more sense for the provincial government to upgrade the schools instead of installing a gadget on every home that could cause illness. Robert Riedlinger

ginning of the article that voters don’t seem to realize this issue is an “all or nothing” deal. He even says that people “are being left with the impression that there is another option.” At sometime during this interview he must have realized that “nothing” isn’t really an option – logic would dictate that there obviously has to be some op-

tion – and he then says that if the electorate says no to the proposal that the city would have to “limit new development,” and “use water rates to create a financial motivation to conserve.” Well, if limiting development and water conservation are in Teichrob’s opinion the default, and therefore the negative option, I would say that Abbotsford council

has got its priorities backwards. Secondly, doesn’t Stave Lake belong to the District of Mission? Having themselves voted “no” to this proposal, would it not be conceivable that the residents of Mission would also say “no” to another city attempting the same thing they voted down in the first place and on their land? Erik Bosma

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After a short but intense battle with cancer, Mona passed away peacefully with friends and family by her side at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband Norm, her children, Stefanie and Christopher, many other family members, colleagues, and dear friends, as well as her ‘shadow’, Wilson. Mona will be remembered for many things including her incredible smile, her love for Christmas, her constant kindness and her unselfish nature. Her family will especially miss her contagious laugh, her unfailing support and encouragement, as well as her famous roasted potatoes! Many thanks for the attentiveness and loving care of the staff at ARH. A Celebration of Life will be held on October 21, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Valley View Funeral Home, 1464472nd Ave. Surrey. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Red Cross Society would be greatly appreciated.

Alice MacDonald, age 91 passed into our savior’s arms Oct. 17th, 2011. Born May 2, 1920 in Logie Coldstone, Scotland. Preceded in death by her husband Victor E. MacDonald, her great granddaughter Alexandra Lorinc and grandson Gordon Allan MacDonald. She is survived by her sons Gordon Williams and Allan MacDonald; daughters Alice (Sue) Bews, Patricia (Joan) Heine and Irene Barclay; seven grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. During WWII Alice served in the WAF’S. She married a Canadian soldier and came to Canada in 1946. She was known for her devotion to Christ and also her good sense of humor. She loved her Royal Daulton china figurines and having good conversation over tea with her numerous lady friends. She will be missed by her loving family and friends. Services for friends and family will be held at Bethel Assembly Church, Mission at 1:00 pm, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011.

June left us suddenly on Monday, August 29, 2011, while at home. Born in Sarnia on June 13, 1951, June grew up in Ontario, completing a BA before moving to Vancouver in the late 1970’s. There she met and later wed Grant Dickin, who would remain her partner for life. June’s introduction to skydiving in 1979 led to a 12 year long passion for the sport, during which time she made over 1600 jumps, accumulated about 14 hours of freefall time, and contributed several years as an instructor. In more recent years, June’s artistic and creative side was expressed through her nature photography, with some of her photographs and collages appearing in shows throughout the Fraser Valley. June nurtured people and nature the same way – recognizing the unique and beautiful and lending just the right touch so they would thrive. June gently organized her world and the world of those who came to her in need. She began her helping career as an early childhood educator and went on to become a much loved and valued outreach support worker with the Women’s Resource Society of the Fraser Valley. June provided loving unconditional support to women in distress who had lived in violence, helping them find hope and a belief in a future for themselves. June treasured the restorative value of the natural world, both directly, through many canoe, camping and kayaking trips, and through her interpretations in art. June was an avid reader with far-reaching interests and a book constantly on the go. She had a great appreciation for other cultures and views of the world, but her heart was firmly planted in her home and family, whom she adored. June was predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Grace Dickson, her sister Margaret and her nephew Ethan Sutcliffe. June will be deeply missed and forever loved by her husband of thirty years Grant Dickin, her brother Ian Dickson, nieces Tracey Brook and Tammy DeRush (Steve), great nieces and nephews Mitch, Ally, Sami, Jenna, and Ava, as well as her many dear friends and relatives throughout Canada and Scotland. June’s final contribution to bringing renewal and a sense of hope to others was to be an organ donor. Cremation has taken place, and June’s wish to have her ashes scattered will be fulfilled at a later date. A Celebration of June’s Life will be held Saturday, November 05, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the hall of the Matsqui Evangelical Lutheran Church at 5781 Riverside Dr. Abbotsford BC (in Matsqui Village). In lieu of flowers, donations to honour June may be made to the Nature Conservancy B.C. RSVP to serviceforjune@hotmail.com

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Service Advisor

Phone: 604-851-4537 Fax: 604-853-6065 email: bonniep@bcclassified.com

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EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

Chilliwack area auto dealership has an immediate opening for a Service Advisor. Preference will be given to those with experience. Applicants must possess a valid B.C. drivers license, be bondable and available to work Saturdays. Basic computer skills are mandatory. The successful applicant will posses strong organizational skills, a strong commitment to customer satisfaction and be able to work in a team environment. You will be working in a high volume, fast pace environment, where attention to detail is a must.

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SHAKE & SHINGLE PUB looking for: Full & Part Time

Servers / Bar Tender & Line Cook

Competitive wages, medical & dental for those who qualify. Must be available for all shifts. Apply in person with resume to:

9610~ 287 St. Maple Ridge or Fax: 604. 462. 0392

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We are seeking an intermediate level corporate legal assistant. The successful candidate will be detail oriented, with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

We are still hiring - Dozer & excavator operators required by a busy Alberta oilfield construction company. We require operators that are experienced and preference will be given to operators that have constructed oilfield roads and drilling locations. You will be provided with motels and restaurant meals. Competitive wages, bonus and transportation daily to and from job sites. Our work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Call 780-7235051.

Please forward resume to

Fax Resume: 604-850-8519 or e-mail: jgibbons@ cascadelaw.com

Campbell, Burton & McMullan, LLP Attn: Cheryl Scott, Office Administrator #200-4769 222nd Street Langley, B.C. V2Z 3C1

Looking for a “SUPER” employee? Advertise in the best-read community newspapers 604-854-6397

Fax: 604-533-5521 or email: cscott@cbmlawyers.com

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CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY • Forming & Framing Program1 Year Apprenticeship to ITA Qualification as an RCFT, complete with certification and wallet card. • Finishing & Renovations 70% HANDS ON TRAINING SMALL CLASS SIZES RED SEAL CARPENTER INSTRUCTORS PROGRAM STARTS NOVEMBER IN MAPLE RIDGE ARY TRAVEL BURS BLE LA AI AV BE MAY

We are now accepting applications for the position of part-time Warehouse Order Selector, which will include timely and accurate order picking of grocery products in a safe, clean, team-based environment.

To join our team and start your career in logistics, apply on-line at www.evlogistics.com

Langley law firm requires Experienced Legal Assistant five years plus for plaintiff and defence, personal injury practice.

We offer a competitive salary and benefit package.

WAREHOUSE ORDER SELECTOR

As one of the largest employers in the Fraser Valley, EV Logistics operates two distinct facilities - a 380,000 sq ft refrigerated facility, and a 485,000 sq ft dry goods building - both facilities are located in the Gloucester Industrial Park (at the 264th St exit off Hwy #1).

LEGAL

BUILD YOUR FUTURE!

T-MAR INDUSTRIES located in Campbell River is hiring for the position of Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic. Position comes with a competitive benefit package and applicant must possess a valid driver’s license. Contact Tyson Lambert. Mail: 5791 Duncan Bay Road, Campbell River BC V9H 1N6 Fax: 250-286-9502 Email: tysonlambert@t-mar.com

Starting wage is $12.95/hr with regular progressive increases every 500-1000 hours worked. We offer flexible work schedules (will include a minimum of 1 weekend day), and an excellent training program is provided.

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CORPORATE LAA

Please email resumes to servicejob2011@hotmail.com.

Successful applicants will be available for day, afternoon and weekend shifts, have reliable transportation (no public transit available), possess proficient English communication skills, and enjoy repetitive physical work that requires lifting 20-80 lb cases of grocery products.

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

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HOUSEKEEPING STAFF P/T & F/T DAYTIME Must be able to work weekends.

Please Fax Resume to: 604-854-1385 or apply in person at BEST WESTERN BAKERVIEW INN 1821 Sumas Way ABBOTSFORD MAINTENANCE STAFF P/T DAYTIME Must be able to work weekends.

Knowledge of plumbing, electrical & building maint. an asset. Please Fax Resume to: 604-854-1385 or apply in person at BEST WESTERN BAKERVIEW INN 1821 Sumas Way ABBOTSFORD

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LEGAL

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JUNIOR TO INTERMEDIATE LAA

We are seeking a legal assistant with a minimum of 2 - 5 years experience, preferably in the area of Plaintiff personal injury. The ideal candidate will have the following skills: · Good working knowledge of MS word and Outlook · Ability to work independently and within a team setting · Detail oriented, with excellent organization skills and the ability to prioritize · Strong communication and client relation skills.

We offer a competitive salary and benefit package. Fax Resume: 604-850-8519 or e-mail: jgibbons@ cascadelaw.com

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Local manufacturing firm located in Matsqui Village is looking for a full time receptionist / bookkeeping clerk. Duties would include accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, preparing shipping documents and general daily tasks. Working experience in Simply Accounting, Excel and Word would be beneficial. Excellent written and oral English communication skills and pleasant telephone manner. Please email resume to:

loretta@loewenwelding.com We thank all applicants, however, only those requested for an interview will be contacted.

We are looking for someone with the following skills to look after our busy front desk.

Requirements: • Customer focus • Strong communication skills

160 At Sunrise Toyota, we have provided our clients with the best in Automotive products, services and purchase experiences in the Fraser Valley for over 45 years. As part of our strategy to continue to be one of the dominant Vehicle retailers in the Fraser Valley, we are seeking an exp’d and proven Sales Professional to join our team and market our products to a large and diverse client base.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.

This is a full time position and includes working Saturdays.

Please submit your resume with cover letter to: email: office@eximus.com Fax: 604-859-4499 We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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D Carpenters (2) D Apprentice/Helpers (3) D Labourers (5) Email resumes to: yaleconstruction@shawbiz.ca

WANTED FRAMERS HELPER Highly motivated individuals for Framers helper in Maple Ridge area. Steel toes, hardhat, tools & own transportation required. Wage negotiable depending on exp.

Phone Todd 604-928-7511 or Dayne 604-908-7371

Want to advance your career? Drillers Assistants (labour) Entry level positions Job entails: Lift 25-100lbs, repetitive manual labor, working outdoors, long hours, travel in BC, strong work ethic, team player, multitasking, self-motivated. Ability to take direction, valid BC drivers license, clean abstract, reliable transportation. Mechanically inclined an asset. Provide resume and drivers abstract to: careers@mudbaydrilling.com or fax to 604-888-4206. No phone calls.

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Abbotsford Youth Commission 32315 South Fraser Way Abbotsford, BC V2T 1W7 Fax: 604-854-8092 info@abbyyouth.com A P P L I C AT I O N D E A D L I N E : O C T O B E R 2 1 s t , 2 0 1 1

Black Press has anticipated opportunities for Bindery Workers to assist with the mechanical insertion of advertising flyers into our Lower Mainland newspapers. Applicants must be available to work a variety of scheduled day, evening, night and weekend shifts. Additionally, successful applicants will need to be available on a call-in basis for our locations in Surrey and Abbotsford. Excellent remuneration. Experience an asset, but not a requirement. Reliable transportation is a pre-requisite. Please forward resumes to: Bindery Foreman Campbell Heights Distribution Centre Unit #113, 19130 24th Ave. Surrey, B.C. V3S 3S9 or Fax 604-538-4445

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DRYWALL TAPING, Ceiling texture & Repairs. Small or large jobs. 604-859-1354 / Cell: 604-556-4696 WALTER’S DRYWALL Taping - Texture - Repairs Over 40 yrs exp. 604-308-7943

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#1167 $25 service call, BBB Lge & small jobs. Expert trouble shooter, WCB. Low rates 24/7 604-617-1774 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

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FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS

LAMINATE ~ HARDWOOD ~ TILE Installation. Baseboards, Trim. Exp. Fast, Reliable. Rick 604-798-4681

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ADRIANS LAWN CARE all yard maint / fall cleanup. Pruning Fully certified & insured. 778-242-2807. CK FALL SERVICES Shrub / Hedge Trim, Tree Pruning & Removal. Free Est 604-217-2772

ASIAN BEST MASSAGE (604) 557-8270 www.fraservalleymassage.com

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.Jim’s Mowing-Same Day Service More than just mowing

Landscaping, new lawns, rototilling, mowing, power raking, fences, ret. walls, hedging, pruning, maint. program.604-832-8304, 604-832-8305. Unique Taste, Unique Menus... Gourmet, Customized Menus Tailored To Your Function... • Dinner Parties • Executive Meetings • Family Gatherings • Weddings / Banquets • B-B-Ques • Funerals We Come To You! Doing It All, From Set-Up - Clean-Up.

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Bindery Workers

CLEANING SERVICES

Jade & Friends $80. & up.

$12.00 per hour

Applicants should send resume by email or drop in person to:

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DUNN & DUSTED. From $22/hour inc HST. Licensed & insured. Free estimates. Gift certificates available. Contact 778-344-8724 HOUSE Cleaning Service/Thorough,Efficient. affordable 604-9970970 Ref avail. MISS Milly House Cleaning Serv. Weekly*Bi-Weekly*Occassional* ICBC/DVA Claims (604) 996-8470 www.missmilly.ca

Licenced In-Home Relaxation RELAXING SWEDISH MASSAGE A.M. Special 15% off. Gift cert avail *European *Private 604.230.4444

• Experience working directly with youth, planning and running youth activities, preferably in a recreation setting. • Strong leadership skills, positive role-model and attitude. • Excellent communication skills. • Ability to work independently and in a team environment. • Preference given to those with First Aid Certification and Class 4 Driver’s License. • Criminal Record Check Required.

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

EMERSON St. Abbts 604-854-0599

5+ casual positions available 4-16 hours per week

Requirements:

EDUCATION

TRADES, TECHNICAL

Looking for a great company to work for? YALE has several new projects starting in November, in the lower mainland. If you have experience in concrete/formwork we would love to talk to you.

The Abbotsford Youth Commission is seeking 5+ energetic, motivated, youth-focused individuals to supervise and facilitate our youth recreation programs.

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ABBOTSFORD YOUTH COMMISSION

Youth Recreation Program Leader

LEGAL SERVICES

CRIMINAL RECORD?

Experienced Sales Professional

Should you feel that you possess the skills, knowledge and passion to take this challenge on, please forward your resume in strictest confidence to mark@sunrisetoyota.ca

D A friendly outgoing personality D Fantastic phone skills D Ability to multi-task D Proficient with MS Office D Real estate experience preferred

PERSONAL SERVICES

SECURITY OFFICER TRAINING B.S.T. classes in Abby. Job placement. 604-859-8860 www.brissonsecurity.com

For the successful candidate(s), we will provide a very competitive pay plan (including a 3 month income guarantee), Medical & Dental Benefits, demo plan & a great atmosphere in which to succeed.

Receptionist / Admin Assistant

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Preference will be given to an individual with a successful track record in Vehicle sales, strong Customer Satisfaction results, and a desire to succeed. The successful applicant will be a driven, results focused individual with a “can do” attitude.

MEDICAL/DENTAL

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you think big and: have excellent communication skills, previous customer service experience, want to work in a high-volume, fast paced environment, have strong attention to detail, want to solve problems and provide top-notch support, and have the Àexibility to work various shifts,

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

RECEPTIONIST / BOOKKEEPING CLERK

MOA REQUIRED for busy GP office PT possibly FT, exp preferred, exp in Wolf systems an asset. Fax:604-820-1174 Attention Penny or drop off resume to 32243 Hurd St Mission.

Stream is looking for customer service professionals! If • • • • • •

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283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS GUTTER CLEANING Etc. Rubbish Removal. Pressure Washing, Yard cleanup & trim. Reas rates, FREE EST. Since 1990. (604)854-6469 GUTTER Cleaning Service, Repairs Free Est, 20 yrs exp, Rain or shine. 7 days/week. Simon 604-230-0627

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HANDY RICHARD Does most any job, big or small! D Kitchen / Bath Reno’s D Electrical / Plumbing D Painting / Drywall D Concrete / Forming D Decks - Wood / Vinyl D Portable Sandblasting - steel and concrete Anything Else? Just ask! Serving Abbotsford for 18 yrs

Call 778-908-5056

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HOME IMPROVEMENTS

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 338

PLUMBING

PETS 456

FEED & HAY

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(604)854-6792 Furnaces & Boilers Service, Repairs & Installation

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LANDSCAPING

ALPINE LANDSCAPING, serving the Fraser Valley for 30 years. Free est.Walter 604-814-3060/ 864-1193

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Hemlock, Fir & Cedar Available for Delivery Call for pricing 604-465-5193 or 604-465-5197 www.augustinesoilandmulch.com

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MOVING & STORAGE

1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. We move - We ship - We recycle. Senior- Student Discount. 604-721-4555. .PAUL’S MOVING 5 TON truck, will beat any other mover’s price! BC/Alta/Ont. Packing. Family O/O 604-851-5901 / 778-808-2398 SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240

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POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE

Call Ian 604-724-6373

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DHESI ROOFING & DISPOSAL Ltd. New Roofs or Repairs Any Kind of Roofs Gutter Cleaning Commercial / Residential WCB Fully Insured Free Est. ~ 18 years exp. Waste Disposal, Construction, Renovation, Recycling

329 PAINTING & DECORATING 778-344-1069 Big jobs-Small jobs-We do it all! Serving the Fraser Valley WCB Insured - Bonded Visa & M/C accepted

Call 7 days/week

778-344-1069 andrew.northstar.interiors@gmail.com

PRESSURE WASHING

Sukhdev Dhesi cell: 604-825-3107 or 604-850-6460 Email: s_dhesi23@hotmail.com

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RUBBISH REMOVAL

RECYCLE-IT! JUNK REMOVAL Recycled Earth Friendly • Electronics • Appliances • Old Furniture • Construction • Yard Waste • Concrete • Drywall • Junk • Rubbish • Mattresses

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Junk/Rubbish Removal Load our trailer full for $75 plus tax and dumping fee.

A-TECH Services 604-996-8128 Running this ad for 7yrs

Call for more details Bakerview Cleaning Company

604.755.0905

PAINT SPECIAL 3 rooms for $269, 2 coats any colour (Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring, Carpet Cleaning & Maid Service! www.paintspecial.com

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DAVIES SAND & GRAVEL LTD 604-826-6736 SAND / GRAVEL TRUCKING / LOADING EXCAVATOR / CATS LOWBEDS

“ ABOVE THE REST “ Int. & Ext., Unbeatable Prices, Professional Crew. Free Est. Written Guarantee. No Hassle, Quick Work, Insured, WCB. Call (778)997-9582 Quality professional courteous painters avail. Free est. 778-8085821. www.southwestpainting.ca

PIT - 11496 DEWDNEY TRUNK RD. MISSION Fax: 604-826-6716

MISSION TOPSOIL ✦ Screened Topsoil

✦ Mushroom Manure ✦ Bark Mulch ✦ Sand & Gravel

Pick Up or Delivery 8590 SYLVESTER RD. 604-820-0808

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ANTIQUES & VINTAGE

SERIOUS BUYERS of fine china: (Carlton ware, Wilton ware, Crown Derby, Royal Doulton, etc.) furniture: (Birdseye Maple, chest of drawers with mirror, etc.) and an Opalescent Madonna lamp. Please call 604-853-9256 appt. to view

FUEL

1YR Seasoned Alder Birch Maple Clean, Split, DRY & Delivered. Family Operated for 20 yrs. (604)825-9264

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FURNITURE

BRAND NEW QUEEN SIZE PILLOW TOP MATTRESS & BOX

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 1866-981-5991

FIREWOOD ★ FREE ★

PAVING/SEAL COATING

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

Cartage Ltd.

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TREE SERVICES

RESIDENTIAL PAVING

A.C. TREE SERVICE

No job too small

30 years experience

DRIVEWAYS

D Sealing D Resurfacing D Patching & Repair D Senior’s Discount D Free Estimates

Bob Fitz-James 604-786-1333

All Areas

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PLUMBING

$38/HR!Clogged drains, drips garbs sinks, Reno’s, toilets. No job too small! Lic’d/insured. 604-217-2268

NO HST! Call: 604.807.5864 Glass table dining room suite with cream metal base, 6 cream metal chairs with padded seats-3 china cabinets in cream lacquer with glass doors lit inside. 33” w x 76” high - $600: King size bed with cream metal foot & headboard. Matt & box. Memory foam topper. $200: (604)859-3597

MATTRESSES staring at $99 • Twins • Fulls • Queens • Kings 100’s in stock! www.Direct Liquidation.ca (604)294-2331

1-888-670-0066 Rite-Way Paving

• Leftover from Hotel Order • 720 Coil 2.5’’ Pillowtop • Original Plastic • Limited Quantity • 10 yr. warranty Your Price $490 Retail $1,299!

Tree removal done RIGHT! • Tree & Stump Removal • Certified Arborists • 20 yrs exp. • 60’ Bucket Truck • Crown Reduction • Spiral Pruning • Land Clearing • Selective Logging ~ Fully Insured • Best Rates ~

604-787-5915, 604-291-7778 Info: www.treeworksonline.ca info@treeworksonline.ca 10% OFF with this AD

MOVING TO RETIREMENT HOME Selling all household furnishings Solid oak China cabinets; table with three 1’ leaves; entertainment center with glass doors & components; bedroom suite; oak kitchen table with 4 chairs; brand new Lazy Boy rocker recliner. All exc. cond! 604-864-2931 or 604-864-1067

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Mortgage Help! Beat bank rates for purchases and refinances, immediate debt consolidation, foreclosure relief, and equity loans. Free, fast, friendly, private consultations. Call 1-888-685-6181 www.mountaincitymortgage.ca

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Portable greenhouse, desk, camping equip. lots of Xmas decorations, garden tools, toys, books, puzzles, Persian rugs, lots of dishes, lamps, etc.

BACK PARKING LOT (by shed)

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SPORTING GOODS

706 660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

APARTMENT/CONDO

Abbotsford Central Mountainview - Bakerview THIS IS WHERE YOU WANT TO LIVE

ACREAGE

Forest Terrace Apartments 34313 Forrest Terrace Abbotsford’s Best Kept Secret

612 BUSINESSES FOR SALE ESTABLISHED vending route, great start up with cash flow. Vehicle incl. (604)828-9881

FOR SALE BY OWNER

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HOUSES FOR SALE

Vernon Duplex on 4.5 acres, 1 side rented, $1900/mo $789,000.obo 1-250-558-9993

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HOMES WANTED

Older Homes! Pretty Homes! Moving! Estate Sale! Divorcing! Need Your Cash Now! Just Want Out! Any Price Range! No Fees! No Risks!

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633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS NEW SRI Mobile, Modular and manufactured homes on display in Abbotsford. Chuck 604-830-1960. New SRI Single and double wides in Ruskin park with river view from $89,900. Chuck 604-830-1960 New SRI single wide in family park and another space in adult park. from $81,900. Chuck 604-830-1960 PARK Model with car port fully furnished & turn key. $50,000 includes lot, shed, small patio in gated park in Desert Hot Spriongs, California. Nice clubhouse, pool & jacuzzi. Call 360-659-0120 REPOSSESSED MOBILE HOMES to be moved, 1974-2008. Chuck 604-830-1960.

MAINSTREET EQUITY CORP.

PET FRIENDLY BUILDINGS!

Call 604-751-2147 2525 Hilltout Street 1 Bedroom - $544.00 2 Bedrooms - $619.00

Call 604-751-2147 604-557-3592 or 604-751-5595 2814 Pratt Crescent 1 Bedroom from $725.00 2 Bdrms from $825.00

Call 604-557-6054 32030 George Ferguson Way

1 Bedroom from $665.00 2 Bdrms from $756.00

Call 604-557-3592 33136 George Ferguson Way

1 Bedroom from $604.00 2 Bdrms from $708.00

2 Full Baths, In-Suite Storage, Fridge, Stove, Dishwasher, Garburator, In-Suite Laundry Hook-ups, On-Site Mgmt Please call for Prices. Sorry no pets

Call 604-557-3708

Age 40 Senior & Adult Oriented Come See What You Have Been Missing!

OPEN house Sat, Oct 22 $535,000 1yr old Prvt Grnblt Cstm 2732sqft Home beside McKinley Prk. Quite CDS in Sandy Hill. Built by owner. National Home Wrnty. Bsmnt entry,4 bdrm, 3 bath, lrg rec room, kitchen/great rm, 9ft ceilings BBQ while your kids play on playground! Robin @604-751-5196 marlistoews@hotmail.com 3692 Hajula Court (off McKinley Dr)

ABBOTSFORD

1 & 2 Bdrms Stes

1 Month FREE Rent On 1 Year Lease Early and Immediate Possession Available

ABBOTSFORD, Beautiful 1 level town home in gated, Karlan built View Pointe Properties. 2 bedrooms plus den, 2 bathrooms, 1541 sq’, hardwood, radiant heat floors, custom finishing, built-in cabinetry, 2 car garage. Quiet, next to greenspace and walking trails on culdesac. Call 604-852-7457 for apt.

APARTMENT/CONDO

2485 Hilltout Street 1 Bedroom - $665.00 2 Bedrooms - $756.00

ABBOTSFORD

Arizona Building Lots! 50% OFF! 15, AAA+ View Lots. $0 Down! Starting $99/MO! Guaranteed Financing! Near Tucson’s Int’l Airport www.sunsiteslandrush.com 1-800659-9957- Mention Code 7

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1 & 2 Bedroom Suites

ABBOTSFORD E. Edgebrook Condo. 2 bdrm., 2 full baths, 2 parking, cov’d balcony, w/i closet, s/s appl., 9’ ceilings, extra security measures. Near schools & shops. Walk to 7Oaks & Superstore. $950/mo. Avail. Nov. 1st. 778-549-3180.

REAL ESTATE

RENTALS

RENTAL INCENTIVE AVAIL.

Phone 604-556-7705

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ESTATE SALE New & used Household items, New & used garden tools. Oak furniture, New Lazy Boy Recliner and much more. All in excellent condition. Sat & Sun. Oct 22 & 23 9:30 - 4pm Evansbrook Estates #25-3351 Horn St. Abbotsford Everything Must Go!!

LET’S MAKE A DEAL NEW LOWER RENTS 1 MONTH FREE RENT SENIOR’S DISCOUNT Clean & Large, hot water included. N/S Secured U/G parking available. Outdoor pool in garden setting. Sorry N/P. Close to all amenities. Ref’s req’d.

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GARAGE SALES

RENTALS

www.dannyevans.ca

2009 KONA STINKY great cond, new Chromag Fubar OSX 32” bars, + more $1500 obo (604)820-3910

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MISSION Flea Market Every Sat & Sun 9-4 33167 London Ave 8205074 Great place to buy & sell

ABBOTSFORD NEWS 34375 Gladys Ave. MOVING SALE, must sell like new curio cabinet, 22” color TV, 42” round oak table w/4 chairs, 58” oval colonial style tble. Set colonial end tbles. 4 highback tble. chairs, lge. sofa chair w/matching footstool, 21” microwave, etc. 604-751-4680

GARAGE SALES

33439 Rainbow Ave. Abbotsford Fri. Oct 21st & Sat. Oct 22, 9am - 2pm

Also great for crafts etc

* WE BUY HOUSES * 332

REAL ESTATE

PALLETS Available Come & Help Yourself

PETS

2 Yorkie puppies for adoption, AKC registered with shots up to date contact plsmith111@gmail.com 7 ADORABLE, loveable kittens. Very cute. $40 each. Call 604-8553723 Abbotsford. ADORABLE KITTENS, black & white tabbies. Litterbox trained, dewormed. $75. 1 (604)823-2191 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are Spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977 CHIHUAHUA male, tiny teacup, only 3 lb, 4yrs, $600; teacup puppy, 9 week, male, $800. 604-794-7347 CKC Registered BICHON or PUGS. Tattooed, vet checked, 1st shots, health insurance. 604-791-0480. GERMAN SHEPHERD Puppies & young adults. Big strong, exc. for protection. 604-856-8161. GER SHEP reg. 3 female long hairs,1 short blk Tan working lines 12 wks, $1100. 604-512-3310 KING PITBULL X Rottweiler pups. very cute 8 wks old, 1st shots, vet chkd. $450 ea. (604)240-1668 LABS, 2 black females, ready now. 1st shots & dewormed, $400. Call (604)803-9999. 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 NEWFOUNDLAND pups, P/B. 1 females, 1 brown. $1000 (604)8191466. No Sunday calls PITBULL Puppies 1girl & 3 Boys. First shots, vetchecked, razor/gotti bloodlines. 604-807-1367 $500 Purebred bluenose pitbull pups. Exc. temperament. 1st shots, vet chk’d, d’wrmd, breeding rights, Parents avail. to view. 11 F $800/ea, 4 M $1000/ea. Call 604-819-7075 RAGDOLL MANX KITTENS Vet checked shots, dewormed. Guaranteed. $300. 604-780-3810. Shitsa-poo puppies, 4 females. 8wks old, ready to go, $500., 604701-6281 or 604-819-2974 Toy Poodle cross pups, 2nd shots, short & stocky, 4 mo, male, $600; female, $750. 1(604)354-3003 or email: dinkytoi@hotmail.ca

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PET SERVICES

SHAKE A PAW PET SERVICES Private dog walking 604-302-7587 www.shake-a-paw.ca

SAWDUST

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

Call Esther 604-853-0549

33184 George Ferguson Way

1 Bedroom from $634.00 2 Bdrms from $722.00

Call 604-751-2165 Mainstreet Equity apartments are well secured and safe homes for your peace of mind. Website:

www.mainst.biz ABBOTSFORD

MEADOWOOD Apartment & Townhouse Complex ABBOTSFORD 32101 Mt. Waddington Ave

HOMESTEAD ESTATES Abbotsford, deluxe, large apts Newer, well maintained bldg. ************************************

**FALL SPECIAL** 2 Bths in 2 Bdr units from $895 Gas heat, f/p, d/w, inste w/d hookup, gated u/g prkg. Cat OK Call: 604-870-9797 www.apt4rent.ca 33382 George Ferguson Way

Great View Available Now! 1 Bedroom - Also Bach & 2 Bdrms avail Heat, Hot Water & Basic Cable included. Crime Free & Certified. N/S - N/P, Close to all amens. Lease & Refs. Required.

Call 604-852-7350

BIRCHWOOD MANOR Abbots. clean & spacious *2 Bdrm units from $750 & up Some w/insuite laundry hook-up, d/w, prkg. Part of the Abbotsford Crime Free Housing Program Cat OK . Call: 604-832-8909 ------------------------------------------Baywest Management Corp. ABBOTSFORD 1 bdrm apt, avail Nov. 1st. $595/mo incl heat, h/w, u/g pkng + res caretaker. Small pet ok. Call 604-308-9528 ABBOTSFORD 1 MONTH FREE RENT nr 5 Corners. 1 bd $625/mo 2 bd $725/mo. Call (604)751-3885 ABBOTSFORD: 2581 Langdon Newer 1 bdrm + den, inste lndry, s.s. appls, f/p, u/g prkg, nr park & amens. Dec 1st $900 604-833-8772 ABBOTSFORD, 2/bdrms condo. New lam floor, $750/mo incl util. 33758 Essendene. 604-807-1188 ABBOTSFORD - Abby Glen Apt’s 2959 Tims St. Reno’d 1 & 2 bdrm suites avail. Call 778-880-0920. ABBOTSFORD. Charlotte Manor. 2 Bdrm - $750. Avail now. Incl hot water. Near rec ctr & bus. Refs req. On duty mgr. Call: 604-864-8565.

ABBOTSFORD ✭ $700/m 2 bdrm, 1bath, 2 appli H/W incl, close to UFV, N/P, N/S

Call Marilyn(604)855-7393

Phone 604-852-4696 or Email

meadowood@ pacificquorum.com Apartments 1 & 2 Bedroom Heat / hot water included 3 Appliances

Townhouses 1 Bedroom lofts & 2 Bedrooms 5 Appliances

✦ Senior Discount ✦ Resident Managers ✦ Sorry No Pets Conveniently located at

3046 Clearbrook Road www.pacificquorum.com Pacific Quorum Properties Inc ABBOTSFORD:

Abbotsford

VILLA CHRISTINA 2 Bedroom Secure u/g parking. Available Immediately Move-in discount for seniors Sorry no pets. Ref’s required. Please call 604-855-9697 for an appointment to view. ALDERGROVE. Condo, 5 years new. 2 bdrm. 2 bath, + den. Sec. parking. Near shops & schools. 6 high eff. appl., granite, mint. cond. $1200/mo. (778)879-9778 MISSION. 1 bdrm 7696 Grand St. Clean. On-site manager. $640/mo. Avail. Nov. 1st. 604-826-3665 or 604-557-0411 or 778-552-1808.

WALK TO UNIVERSITY October occupancy - 1Large 1 bdrm @ $630/mo. - 1Large 2 bdrm @ $800/mo. Great view of Mt. Baker. Incl heat, H.W., parking & storage. Close to all amenities. Excellent for student, seniors or commuters. 2 Seconds to freeway on/off ramp. One Cat welcome with deposit. No smoking suite. Ref’s required.

1916 McCallum Rd. Call 604-852-0827 or wellesleymgr@shaw.ca


Abbotsford A21 AbbotsfordNews NewsThursday, Thursday,October October20, 20,2011 2011 A21 RENTALS 706

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ABBOTSFORD

Under New Management

Under New Management

Park Lane Manor 33331 Old Yale Road

Rental Incentive on 1 year Lease

Cozy 3 storey bldg, close to all amen. 1 & 2 bdrm suites. Close to transit, parks, schools; covered pkg, balconies, laundry room. Small pets ok. This property is a participant in the Multi-Housing Crime Free Program. For more info & viewing call

604-615-5402

APARTMENT/CONDO

Pet Friendly Buildings! CHELSEA PARK GARDENS 33710 Marshall Road

1 Bdrms ..... from $563/mo. 2 Bdrms ...... from $694/mo.

Professionally managed by Gateway Property Management

Call 604-751-3619 Villa Vista 33292 Robertson Ave East

Abbotsford/Mission

Bachelors ........ from $495/mo. 1 Bdrms ........... from $594/mo. 2 Bdrms ........... from $732/mo.

Under New Management

Villa Monaco

Town & Country Apartments 1948 McCallum Road

33263 Bourquin Crescent East

Spacious Bachelor 1 & 2 bdrms avail Large Landscaped Grounds Public Transit at the Front Door Small pets ok This property is a participant in the Multi-Housing Crime Free Program For more info & viewing call

604-615-5382 Professionally managed by Gateway Property Management

Abbotsford/Mission

Bachelors .... from $521/mo. 1 Bdrms ...... from $625/mo. 2 Bdrms ...... from $771/mo.

Richard Court Cozy 5 story complex in quiet park like setting on Mission Hillside. 1 & 2 bdrm suites avail. Close to transit, parks, schools; pkg, balconies, laundry rm. Small pets ok. For more info & viewing call

778-788-1857 Professionally managed by Gateway Property Management

1 Bdrms ...... from $574/mo. 1 Bdrms ...... from $653/mo. 33405 Bourquin Place

1 Bdrms ...... from $634/mo. 2 Bdrms ...... from $722/mo.

Call 604-751-2125 For leasing enquiries Call 604-751-2934 Mainstreet Equity Corp. Website: www.mainst.biz CLEARBROOK

WEST POINT VILLA 31831 Peardonville Rd. Top floor inside suite newly reno’d 2 bdrm, 2 bath, lndry, gas F/P, U/G prkg lnd. $900/mo incl’s hot water and gas. Avail Nov. 1

Paul (604) 864-4942

GARIBALDI Court (604) 463-9522 Central Maple Ridge Available Now 3 BEDROOM

Abbotsford/Mission

Under New Management

Nelson Court 33095 Old Yale Road Comfortable 3 storey low rise, convenient & affordable. 1 & 2 bedrm stes, balconies, lockers in & outdoor pkg, lndry rm. Close to schools & transit. Small pets ok. This property is a participant in the Multi-Housing Crime Free Program. For more info & viewing call

604-615-5397 Professionally managed by Gateway Property Management

Great location for seniors!

Clean, quiet & affordable! Incl. heat, h/w, cable. Senior Move-In Allowance.

Refs & Credit check req. Sorry No Pets For more info. google us. MISSION. 2 bdrm. 1 bath T/H, 5 appl, top 2nd flr, balc. Nr hospital, 1 small pet allowed. Prof & personal ref’s req’d. $850. 604-820-6938 MISSION 2 BDRM APT on quiet cul-de-sac. W/D incl. $750/mo. No pets. Avail. Nov 1st. 604-820-6927 MISSION: 7696 Grand St. Top flr, 2 bdrm apt, reno’d, quiet building. On-site manager. Nov 1. $750/mo. 604-826-3665 or 778-552-1808. Mission

CEDARWOOD MANOR * * * *

“ A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE “ www.AbbotsfordApartments.com SPACIOUS APT SUITES FOR RENT

1 bdrm *2 bdrm* corner suites Rent includes heat & hot water! Nice decor, clean, specifically designed for the needs of families, seniors, professionals & university students. Abbotsford Apt Resident Mgrs are Crime Free Multi-Housing certified Excellent location on bus route. Within walking distance to all amenities - post office, shopping, medical clinic, library & rec. centre.

Friendly Management 1 & 2 Bedroom Suites Insuite Laundry Adult Oriented

604-820-0128 MISSION

HABITAT APARTMENTS 33366 2nd Ave. Mission

1 bdrms. from $630/mo. Quiet, well managed, on site manager. Close to Downtown & Westcoast Express. NO PETS. References Required.

Call Marilyn to view (604)-855-3345

CLEARBROOK Crime Free Living 31790 UNION AVENUE HURON COURT ✳ 1 Bdrm. from $625/mo. ✳ 2 Bdrms from $745/mo. Rent incl’s; Heat, H/wtr, U/G Pkg Quiet, Well Maint. Build. No Pets.

Seniors Discount $25

604-850-2467 Baywest Mgmt Corp MISSION 1 bdrm recently reno’d, f/s, share w/d, prkng 2 blcks to W.C.E. $570/m+utils (604)826-4082 MISSION: 1 MONTH FREE RENT 1 bdrm $625 or 2 brm $725, 2nd or 3rd Ave Call Steve: (604)751-3885

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604-826-2538 Managed by ECM Strata - Rental Division

RENTALS 736

HOMES FOR RENT

✯ ASPEN COURT ✯ 2450 Center St. Abbotsford NEW BUILDING VERY COMPETITIVE RATES QUIET, CLEAN, WELL MANAGED NOW AVAILABLE BACHELOR, 1 & 2 BDRM. SUITES Heat & hot water incl. Fridge, stove, d/w, microwave. UNDERGROUND SECURE PARKING

CALL 604-870-1118

709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL ABBOTSFORD - Attractive office &/or Retail Spaces Available. All located within Abbotsford’s business core. Ph Frank@ Noort Investments 604-835-6300. MISSION area. 800 SQ. FT. SHOP. Available immed. $450 + hst + hydro + gas. Security check and ref’’s. Call 604 820-8477, 604-820-0832 RETAIL / OFFICE space for lease, 1800 & 3500 s.f. 2485 W. Railway, Abbotsford. 604-850-7731 WAREHOUSE/OFFICE space available immed. 2337 Townline Rd. Abbotsford. Call 604-854-5405.

33298 Robertson Ave.

Under New Management 33333 12th Avenue

RENTALS

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DUPLEXES/4PLEXES

ABBOTSFORD, 32052 George Ferguson Way. Reno’d 2 bdrm, 2 baths, 2 storey, in suite ldry, 2 prk, $950 +util. Avail now. 604-826-3665 778-552-1808 or 604-557-0411.

733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS HOPE, Large pad site for rent at beautiful Crystal River Court. Fully serviced, south facing back yard, mountain views. Call (604)6848880

736

HOMES FOR RENT

33500 Rainbow Ave. 3 bedroom rancher 2 up, 1 down. Nearly 2,000 sq.ft in new cond. new appls. kitchen, 2 bathrms. rec rm. laundry, windows. flooring, paint. Large pri fully fenced backyd with new sundeck. $1450. Nov. 1. N/S. Sml pet ok. 604-855-3303 or 604-807-3461. GOLDFISH WELCOME. Abbotsford East. 4 bdrm, 2½ baths, newly reno’d, large cvrd deck, bright fin’d bsmt. Incl d/w, fridge/stove. Ns/np. $1485/mo. Nov. 1st. 604-852-8936 ABBOTSFORD 2 story house, 5 bdrm., 2 baths. 5 bay shop, avail. now. $3500 mo. 604-825-6940 ABBOTSFORD, 33476 Mayfair. Large 4/bdrms, 2/bath house on 1/4 acre fenced yard. Seeking long term tenant. Avail now or Nov 1. $1550/mo incl 3/appls + w/d hookup. 604-557-0411, 604-807-3294. ABBOTSFORD 5 bdrm, 2 full baths nr park, mall, bus, lrg fncd yard $1400. Avail immed. 604-855-1931 ABBOTSFORD SPACIOUS 4 bdrm home, finished bsmt. Garage, huge yard.$1450. 604-852-8160 ABBOTSORD, E. 2 Bdrms, 1 bath, nr all amens, new W/D & windows. $1400. Avail now. (778)552-6166 Clearbrook 4 bdrm up & 1 down, brand new, avail now, $1800 Drive by 2641 Victoria St. 604-751-1443 Mission 14/Hurd. 4 bdrms, 2 bath. Huge cov patio. 2500 s/f. corner lot encl garage. Alarm system. Mixed hardwood/tile/carpet Pets ok. $1700. Avail now. 604-897-9095. MISSION 3500 sq. ft., 4 bdrm. + den, 2.5 baths, 2 f/p’s, 5 appl., dble. attached gar., fenced yard, deck, great neighborhood. $1800 mo. Avail. now. Eddy (604)785-3873 MISSION. 3 bdrms 2 washrms. 1300 sq.ft. workshop w/power. Avail immed. $975/mo. Drive by 32811 4th Ave. Jonathan 604-807-2222. MISSION, 5-6 Bdrms, 3 bath, lrg yard, sgl car garage, 5 appls, avail Nov 1st, $1500/mo. (604)826-7878 MISSION - HATZIC - pri. acreage, 3 bdrm. 3 full bath, Gas F/P, laminate, lndry, dbl. car garage. Avail. Now $1900/mo. (604)859-0165

MISSION - Heritage Home 3200 sq/ft, 5 min walk to WCE. Incl f/s, d/w, w/d. Avail Nov 15th. $1800/mo. 604-855-5826. MISSION, Myrtle Ave. 4 Bdrms, carport, deck, 4 appls, lam/carpet, avail Nov 1, $1500. (604)557-3170

MISSION UPPER / LOWER SUITES Lightbody - nice 2bdrm in newer home, open layout, big bdrms, shared w/d, $750/mo +% utils Carter-2bdrm above grnd suite in 3 yr new home, bright &spacious, share w/d, $800/mo +%utils 3rd Ave - 2bdrm UPPER in desirable west side location walking distance to Heritage Park High, Windebank, West Coast Express & D/T, all laminate or tile floors, huge south facing deck, f/s d/w, shared w/d, a/c, $850 + % utils Williams- 2bdrm + den above ground bsmnt suite, 2 full baths, sauna, large strge/workshop, gas f/p, private w/d, $900 /mo+& utils Hood - BRAND NEW 2bdrm 1 full bath above grnd, priv in suite W/D, gas f/p for heat control, new applis incl d/w, $925/mo +% utils Charman - BRAND NEW 2bdrm higher end homes, pristinely manicured property, 1 full bath, insuite w/d $1000/mo incl utils

APARTMENTS 7th Ave - “The Mews” Rare opportunity! 2 bdrm 2 bath ground floor unit on Heritage Park where everything happens! Music Festivals, fireworks, holiday events! Small pet OK! This is an upscale gated development with granite & stainless - Would suit professional person or couple $1400/mo

HOUSES McRae - 2bdrm + den lower level twn home, 2 bath, large w/d/strge area, back onto greenspace, sngle gar, gas f/p $1125/mo Lougheed Hwy - adorable 2 bdrm rancher on acreage - appx 1000 sq ft, recently remodelled w/ new kitchen, bath, windows, flooring etc, unfinished bsmnt for storage, RV parking $1200/mo 12th Ave - fantastic 3 bdrm 1/2 duplex near Centennial park, brand new paint, flooring & countertops, 1.5 baths, carport, large fenced backyard, f/s w/d h-up, $1150/mo+utils Johnson Rd - spacious 3bdrm country home on approx 1 acre w/ pasture area mostly fenced, unfinished low bsmnt, double carport - $1250/mo Tunbridge - Lovely well maintained 3 bdrm home in Tunbridge Station, 2.5 baths, det’d garage, fenced yard, nice deck, $1750/mo + utils Nottman - appx 3000 sq ft executive home, 3bdrms + den + large office or games room, 3 car gar., lrg detached strg bldng lovely large fenced lot $1800/mo Hawthorne - 3800+ sq ft rancher w/bsmnt, 3 bdrms, 2 baths up & 3 bdrms, 1 bath & huge games room & den down, fantastic home, fabulous area, $2,000/mo

ABBOTSFORD HOUSES Mayne - good central location near Clearbrook & McLure, 5 bdrms w/2 kitchens, 3 full baths - cul-de-sac location backing onto McLure Trail Park, well maint. single gar.,fenced yard $1900/mo for whole house or rent separately $1200 up & $700 down

APARTMENTS LATITUDE - designer color scheme, open concept kitchen w/ granite & eating bar - 6 ST/ST appli, in-suite w/d, electric f/p spacious covered deck, gated u/g prkng. Billiards & exercise room, Hot Water Included #133 - 1bdrm+den - 666 sq ft north facing - $825/mo #209 - 1bdrm+den - 686 sq ft east facing - $895/mo #323 - 2bdrm 2 bath - 885 sq ft end unit - SW exposure - faces the greenspace $1150/mo #406 - 1bdrm+den - 686 sq ft east facing - top floor- $900/mo FRASER VALLEY HOME TEAM

604-820-8888

www.andersonavenue.com

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RV PADS

HARRISON. RV pad, $325+utils. ldry + Lake/off road, indr pool, hottub yr round. Ns/np. 604-864-8094. WINTERIZED RV SITES $315/mo incl water/sewer, heated washrooms, free showers, metered elec., laundry, phone/satellite available, nr conv. store/post office. 20 mins east of Mission Hwy #7 (604)826-2741

748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION MISSION HILLS:

APARTMENTS Large, Bright & Clean 2 Bdrms Avail No Pets. Written ref’s required.

Call 604-826-7880 MISSION: PRINCESS DAPHNE APTS - SPACIOUS 1 bdrm starting at $650 & 2 bds starting $780, 1.5 bth, h, h/w & prkng incl. Criminal Record checked may be req’’d 33561 Third Ave. 604-820-3013. CLEAN OUT YOUR CLOSETS WITH DOLLAR DEALS 604-854-6397

55 & over. Shared home, 3 bathrms all utils incl. Food & rent $850, DD $250. N/S. N/P. 604-853-3525 ROOMMATE WANTED, 1 bdrm. $450 mo. incl. utils. Home is in newer quieter area of Mission. Students welcome. Quiet N/S pref. Avail. now. (604)615-4670

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SUITES, LOWER

ABBOTSFORD. 1 bdrm. above ground bsmt. suite. New flooring. $550/mo. incl. util. F/s. N/s, n/p. Available now. Call 604-744-9232 ABBOTSFORD 1 bdrm bsmt suite, lndry, D/W, F/P, 800 sq.ft. N/S, N/P. Avail Nov 1st. $650/mo incl utils. (604)626-5757

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SUITES, LOWER

ABBOTSFORD 2 bdrm. N/S N/P. Utils. incl. Nr. school & bus. Nov. 1. $800 mo. 604-825-3189 ABBOTSFORD. 2 bdrm ste. $800 incl hydro, cable, wireless net. Avail now. 604-309-0511. ABBOTSFORD. 2 bdrm. suite. Clean, private entry, avail. now. Close to Chief Dan George School. Np/ns. $650/mo. 604-556-7734 ABBOTSFORD. 2 bdrm. suite. Near shops, school & bus. incl. cable & hydro. Avail now or Nov. 1st N/S. N/P. 604-855-4876; 604-308-7972. ABBOTSFORD, Blueridge. 2 bdrm, sec. system, ldry. Np/ns. $800 incl utils/cble. Avail. now. 604-825-3022 ABBOTSFORD brand new spac. 2 bdrm., 2 baths. Own entry & ldry. Nr. amens. Cable & heat incl. N/P N/S. Clean, pet friendly. Avail. now. (778)241-3262 ABBOTSFORD E. Lrg 1 bdrm bsmt ste with view, pri entry, utils incl, own lndry. NS/NP. Avail immed. $750 + sec. dep. Contact Rob 604751-1465 or Sonia 604-309-6545. ABBOTSFORD. Fairfield Estates. New spacious 1bdrm ste in cds. Incl utils, ns/np. 778-241-1746. ABBOTSFORD. LARGE 1 bdrm. No pets. Avail. now. $575/mo. incl hydro & light. 604-825-6747. ABBOTSFORD: New 1 bdrm, legal 5 appl., mtn view, sep w/d $800/M. N/S N/P. Refs req’d. 604-992-3399. ABBOTSFORD. Newly reno’d lge 1 bdrm. a/g legal bsmt suite, in-suite lndry. Incl. gas & hydro. Np/Ns. Oct 15th $700/mo. Call 604-309-1438. ABBOTSFORD: Townline area. 2 bdrm legal suite. Suit mature person. $650/mo. incl util, w/d. Avail. now. NS/NP. 604-807-3834 ABBOTSFORD W. 2293 Imperial St. 2 bdrm, shared laundry. Driveway parking. $600/mo. incl util. Nov 1st. Pet ok. 778-888-0200 ABBOTSFORD West. Newer 2 bdrm. N/S, N/P. Avail now. $800. 604-855-1331 or 604-625-3532. EAST Abbotsford - Large one bedroom basement suite $700.00 includes utl. 5 appliances(w/d, dishwasher). Small pet ok. No smoking. Ref. required. 604-217-9015 MISSION: 2 BDRM., lev. ent. N/P. N/S. $700/M. incl. utils. Avail. now. 604-756-2876 MISSION 2 bdrm ste, no w/d, NS/NP $750 incl utils. Avail Nov 1. 604-826-9502 MISSION 3 bdrm. bsmnt. suite. N/S N/P. Utils. incl. Nr. school. $1000 mo. neg. Nov. 1. (604)825-3189 MISSION, like new 2 bdrm, incl utils & cable. Nr bus/school. Avail now. NP. 604-832-8572 / 604-820-3427. MISSION NEW 2 BDRM grnd lev, w/d, gas f/p, a/c, Nov 1 sm pet neg $1100/mo incl utils (604)820-1997

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SUITES, UPPER

MISSION 3BDRM, convenient dwn twn loc. cls to WCE, bus route, w/d $1100/mo incl utils 604-751-5666 MISSION. Main floor unit, 4 bdrm, 2 liv/rms, 1 ba. W/D. No dogs. $1200. incl util. 604-513-9445 lve msg

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TOWNHOUSES

ABBOTSFORD, 33499 Marshall, 3 bdrm, 3 level, 1.5 bath, 1800 sf $1100/mo. Avail Nov 1. Call 604-557-0411 or 604-807-3294. ALDERGROVE. 3 bdrm T/H. 1.5 bths. Fncd yd. fam.complex. $1050 & up. Sm dog ok. 778- 551-2696. CHILLIWACK

NEWLY RENOVATED

Woodbine Townhouses A Gated Community Designated as Crime Free Multi-Housing

✶ MOVE-IN INCENTIVES ✶ D D D D D D

1,100 s.f. 3 bdrms, 1.5 baths Very quiet, family oriented. Well maintained, 2 playgrds. New carpeting & lam. floors Large, private fenced yards Close to amenities, schools and bus routes. D Pets ok upon approval. Refs. D Rents start at $990/mo.

For viewing ... Call: 1-877-515-6696

Mission - 3 Bdrm TOWNHOMES RENTAL BONUS! ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆

Washer Dryer & Dishwasher Fireplace Garage and Yard Laminate and / or carpet Rents start at $1100/mo.

ONSITE OFFICE 604-820-1205

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2011 FunFinder 18’ travel trailer. Electric jacks, awning, stabilizers, slide-out, TV, microwave, sleeps 4. Too much to list! $20,395/obo. Call 604-521-6037.

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1977 Oldsmobile Omega hatchback, white leather, 40,400mi, V8, offers to $5000. (604)795-5342

Elec. awning, elec. stab jacks, “family sized” dinette, LCD TV, Microwave. $29,995 (Stk.30632) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644

1979 MERCEDES 300D, AirCrd, runs great, reblt mtr/trans, $1600. Phone (604)945-1003 (Coquitlam). 1989 Corvette Roadster Convertible many new parts. $9000. Call for details. (604)847-0013 aft 3pm. 2000 CHEVY MALIBU, perfect cond., very clean. No accidents. 150K. $3750. (604)825-3632 2000 FORD FOCUS - BLUE, stnd trans. aircared. cd player. $2995 obo. (604)826-0519 2000 MALIBU low mileage, auto, 4 door, burgandy, very good cond. $2000 obo (778)880-0646 2002 BUICK CENTURY, 149k. New tires & brakes. Perfect condition. $3900 obo. 778-565-4230.

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2005 CHRYSLER SEBRING convertible, silver, 84 k’s. auto. Mags. $7895/obo. (604)826-0519 2006 PT CRUISER blue only 97,000kms, fully load, a/c, detailed like new $7500 obo (778)891-6985 2007 DODGE CALIBER, 2L, auto, p/s, p/b, p/w, p/l, a/c, 89K, exc cond $7900. (604)378-7047. 2008 PONTIAC G5, low kms. 33,000. Asking $11,000. Call 604793-0799.

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SCRAP CARS & METALS - CA$H for CARS Up to $300. No Wheels - No Problem! Friendly & Professional Service. Servicing the Fraser Valley 1-855-771-2855

1989 PORSCHE Carrera 911, 80000 kms, power windows, seats, locks, sunroof. 100% stock. Upgraded Alpine stereo. EXCELLENT CONDITION!! Ready to go, $14000 Contact: luisrotson@gmail.com 2000 Mercedes 4 dr. 230 Classic compressor, 1 owner, garage kept, exc cond. $6900. 604-619-5501. 2001 BMW 320i gd cond, low kms, aircared news tires, auto $6200obo 604-832-7072 / 778-552-1462 2001 Honda Civic, 4dr, p/w, p/l, a/c, auto, 245000km, engine 114000km, new timing belt, water pump, snow tires, lady driven, garage kept. mostly hwy kms. $6200 obo. 604-819-3819 after 6pm 2002 BMW, 325i, 4/dr, 83K’s, clear coat red w/black interior,recent tune up/brakes, tires. If you’re looking for an excellent pristine car, ths is the one! $11,500/obo. 604-541-0018. 2002 Honda Civic 4 dr auto aircared mag whls. 170,000k. $4,900 obo. 604-836-5931, 778-895-7570.

Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022

SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars, trucks & heavy equip. $4.00 each. Free pickup anywhere in BC, Min. 10. Toll Free Call:1.877.334.2288 FAST EASY REMOVAL OF UNWANTED VEHICLES Cash for all cars, trucks, vans, machines.

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It’s a question of quality versus meet people such as work or clubs quantity. Chatting online for a long were not working. period of time does not And despite online datnecessarily mean that you ing still being relatively Melissa WELSH Abbotsford News are engaging in the deep new in 2006, Bobby-Jo and conversations needed to Wes had heard success develop intimacy, she maintains. stories. Wes’s two sisters met their Instead, couples should plan husbands on the Internet prior to to meet within a shorter period him joining. Their online courtship made com- of time if they are serious about establishing a healthy relationship. munication the foundation of their Making a plan to meet also forces a relationship early on, Bobby-Jo level of honesty. says, even though she jokes that some of the tough questions she Having a friend or family look over your profile is also a good idea, asked Wes in the beginning may Dr. Piché adds. Their feedback may have led others to run. give you a fresh perspective on how But asking those questions, and you are representing yourself. likewise offering that self-discloFor Bobby-Jo it might have made sure is what it takes to make online all the difference. A girlfriend dating successful, says Abbotsford revamped her first profile, making psychologist Dr. Lyne Piché, who it more fun, but also more accurate specializes in couples counselling.

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Unreal lashes The question, “Are those real?” usually doesn’t relate to any area on a person’s face and is often considered an offensive question, but maybe you’ve been lucky enough to have someone ask you this question as a result of your stunning and lengthy eyelashes. Eyelashes vary from person to person, just like hair, body shape, eye color, and well, pretty much everything about us. There are long lashes, short lashes, thick lashes, thin lashes. White lashes, black lashes, brown lashes, red lashes. They vary in thickness, length and color, yet with some of the more recent advancements in beauty technology, we now have the opportunity to grow fuller lashes of our own, or have faux lashes skillfully glued to each of our own individual lashes. My point is that there’s no longer a need to feel “less than” in the lash department. Whether you already have ample lashes and want to create even more drama or whether you are struggling to add emphasis along your lash line, there is help (and hope). False eyelashes are generally the easiest way to appear like you have fuller, longer lashes. Many people are completely scared of them though and so it’s important to remember that not all false eyelashes are created equal. There are strip lashes, which are a full strip (or row) of lashes on one base that are usually glued from one corner to the other corner of the eye. They range from natural to dramatic in thickness and length and can always be trimmed to fit the natural width of your own eye. There are also individual eyelashes,

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To Abby and beyond! Disney on Ice brings Toy Story 3 to AESC “To Abbotsford and Beyond!” is the billing that Disney on Ice gives its coming show to the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre in November. Toy Story 3, the Academy Awardwinning blockbuster, “so hot it’s cool,” according to a Disney press release, will see everyone’s favourite toys take to the ice in Disney On Ice presents Disney/ Pixar’s Toy Story 3! Disney’s creative team uses a cast of world-class performers, including local B.C. skater Robbie Harris in a lead role, to bring to life a cast that includes Woody the pullstring cowboy, space ranger Buzz Lightyear, Jessie the yodeling cowgirl and the rest of the Toy Story gang for fans and families. Inspired by the number-one animated movie of all time, Toy Story 3, and memorable moments from Toy Story and Toy Story 2, everyone’s favourite characters are hitting the ice in this live production. The action sees Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie and the Toy Story gang escape from the rambunctious tots of Sunnyside Daycare and race for home, “in their most daring adventure ever.” A few new faces join the fun, including Barbie’s groovy bachelor Ken and Lots-o’-Huggin’ Bear. “It’s the biggest Toy Story experience ever on ice, jam-packed with fast-paced adventure such as Buzz’s galactic battle with Emperor Zurg and a hoe-down on the set of Woody’s Roundup.” The show will be offered Friday, Nov. 18 at 7 :30 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 19 at noon, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 20 at 1:00 and 4:30 p.m. Tickets cost $17, $32, $55 (VIP) and $70 rinkside, and went on sale last Saturday. Tickets are available online at www.abbotsfordcentre.ca or by calling 1-866-977-AESC.

Backyardigans will visit in the new year Tickets are on sale this Saturday for a whimsical expedition that promises to capture the wonder of children everywhere. This January, The Backyardigans will pop up at the Abbotsford Arts Centre, 2329 Cresent Way, with the hit Quest for the Extra Ordinary Aliens. The musical will feature the show’s favourites: Pablo the penguin, Tyrone the moose, Uniqua the purple-spotted creature, Tasha the hippo and Austin the kangaroo. These five characters will sing songs, and tap their feet as they travel to the shivering Frozen Toes Mountain, the blistering Hot Footsy Desert and the Volcanic Lost Pirate Island. Along the way, the audience will help them uncover a mysterious space ship and its missing passengers. A Koba Entertainment production, the show is one of many that seek to educate young viewers through catchy melodies, fun choreography and interesting stories. Other productions include Max & Ruby: Bunny Party, as well as Toopy and Binoo and the Marshmallow Moon. The Backyardigans will become Daring Detectives, Cookie Security Guards and Space Ace Reporters in this theatrical tale. And the show’s new state-of-the-art 3D video design will bring the toprated preschool television program to life. Tickets are $25.50 and can be purchased at www.TheBackyardigansOnTour.com. The matinee show is at 1 p.m., Jan. 29, 2012. Koba Entertainment productions are performed in more than 165 North American cities, 12 countries and four continents.

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in his (North Saanich) home – that it’s just mind-boggling,” said a very emotional Ernie He was a man who, in his retirement, gave Skinner, who, together with Campbell, founded more of himself and his accumulated wealth Thrifty Foods in 1977. “I would kid him that he was going to have to than anyone could have expected. expand it if he kept going at that rate.” But Alex A. Campbell Sr.’s body gave out on Only a few close friends and family members him too soon. The Thrifty Foods co-founder, community booster and philanthropist died were privy to Campbell’s private side. “He could take a joke even if it was directed early last Tuesday morning at age 70, after a at him, which I made sure, in a lot of lengthy illness. cases, it was,” Skinner said chuckling. His wife, Jo, remembered her husband “That was my duty as his partner.” of 49 years as an “amazing man who Campbell was highly regarded for his loved life.” people skills and business prowess. “He constantly gave of himself to “I think his business can be defined by improve the lives of others,” she stated his approach to people – the good, the in a release. “He believed strongly in warm-hearted, engaged in community,” the importance of paying it forward – said Victoria Mayor Dean Fortin. giving back in gratitude of what you With Campbell as CEO, Thrifty Foods, have received. His dedication to outCAMPBELL which grew to 20 stores on Vancouver standing community service stands as Island, Salt Spring Island and the Lower an example to us all, and he will be Mainland, was named one of Canada’s 50 Bestdearly missed.” The Victoria-born Campbell worked to help Managed companies four years running. Among his many accolades, Campbell was various charities on the Island after retiring presented an honourary doctorate of laws by from the grocery business, both in a leadership the University of Victoria in 2009. And given his role and as a face for fundraising efforts. Campbell contributed more than $2 mil- generosity, leadership, unique customer service lion in personal and corporate donations to the approach and humble personality, it was an easy Victoria Hospitals Foundation, but gave much decision for the business faculty to recognize him as its 2010 Distinguished Entrepreneur of more in terms of his time. “He was one of those people that made you the Year, said Ali Dastmalchian, dean of UVic’s want to be your best whenever you were around Peter B. Gustavson School of Business. Campbell was also a champion of the B.C. him,” said Melanie McKenzie, the foundation’s Cancer Foundation. He chaired its $10-million executive director. Campbell received numerous awards in the Inspire the World fundraising campaign and later stages of his career, as well as in retire- with his wife, donated $1 million to the camment, including the Order of British Columbia paign. The B.C. Cancer Agency’s Vancouver Island Centre’s new patient and family support in 1999 and a 2011 Leadership Victoria award. “I used to kid him about his trophy room centre was named in their honour. Black Press

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NOTICE OF ADVANCE VOTING 2011 General Local Election and Other Voting (Referendum) City of Abbotsford and School District No. 34 An election by voting will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2011, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., to elect candidates for a three-year term for the of¿ces of Mayor, Councillor, and School Trustee, and will also include the Stave Lake Water System Partnering Agreement and Loan Authorization Bylaw Referendum Question: Are you in favour of the City of Abbotsford developing a new water supply source at Stave Lake (consisting of a water intake in Stave Lake, a pump station, a water treatment plant and a water transmission line from the Stave Lake to the City of Abbotsford) to ensure that the current YES and long term water needs of the City of Abbotsford are met by: the City entering into a partnering agreement with a private sector partner that will design, build, partially ¿nance and operate a water supply and distribution system from Stave Lake for up to thirty (30) years, incurring a maximum capital cost and liability to the City of TWO HUNDRED AND NINETY-ONE MILLION DOLLARS ($291,000,000)

Abbotsford City Bylaw No. 2105-2011, “Stave Lake Water System Loan Authorization Bylaw, 2011” WHEREAS: A NEW WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM, using water from Stave Lake, consisting of a water intake in Stave Lake, a pump station, a water treatment plant and a water transmission line to the City of Abbotsford (“Stave Lake Water System”), would be of bene¿t to the City; THE ESTIMATED TOTAL COST to construct the Stave Lake Water System, including incidental expenses, is $291,000,000, of which $230,000,000 is the maximum amount of debt intended to be created or guaranteed by this bylaw to cover the capital costs; THE CITY HAS APPLIED to the Government of Canada for a contribution of approximately $61,000,000 in funds to assist with the cost of designing and constructing the Stave Lake Water System under a partnering agreement; THE DEBT INTENDED TO BE CREATED OR GUARANTEED by this bylaw falls within the limits prescribed by the Municipal Liabilities Regulation under the Community Charter; THE INSPECTOR OF MUNICIPALITIES has approved this bylaw; and ASSENT OF THE ELECTORS has been obtained; NOW THEREFORE, the Council of the City of Abbotsford, in open meeting assembled, ENACTS AS FOLLOWS: CITATION Bylaw No. 2105-2011 may be cited as “Stave Lake Water System Loan Authorization Bylaw, 2011”. LOAN AUTHORIZATION (1) The Council is hereby empowered and authorized to undertake and carry out, or cause to be carried out, the construction of the Stave Lake Water System, to guarantee repayment or provide security for borrowing under an agreement, to do all things necessary for those purposes and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, to: (a) borrow upon the credit of the City of Abbotsford an amount of up to TWO HUNDRED AND THIRTY MILLION DOLLARS ($230,000,000) to cover the capital cost of constructing the Stave Lake Water System; and (b) acquire such real property, easements, rights-of-way, licences, rights, or authorities as may be requisite or desirable for, or in connection with, the construction of the water supply system. (2) The maximum term for which debentures may be issued to secure the debt created by this Bylaw is thirty (30) years. READ A FIRST TIME this

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You must produce at least two documents that provide evidence of your identity and place of residence - at least one of which must contain your signature. The types of documents that will be accepted as identi¿cation include:

Abbotsford City Council adopting Bylaw No. 2105-2011, “Stave Lake NO Water System Loan Authorization Bylaw, 2011” to authorize the borrowing by the City of the remaining TWO HUNDRED AND THIRTY MILLION DOLLARS ($230,000,000), for up to thirty (30) years, for the capital cost of constructing the water supply and distribution system from Stave Lake?

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Required advance voting opportunities will be conducted at both of the following two locations on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.) and Wednesday, November 16, 2011 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.):

Resident Electors

of which up to $61,000,000 will be paid for through a federal contribution; and

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This bylaw may be inspected at Abbotsford City Hall, 5th Àoor, 32315 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford BC, during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, excluding Statutory Holidays).

11. a current British Columbia Driver’s Licence; 12. a current British Columbia Identi¿cation Card issued by the Motor Vehicle Branch; 13. an Owner’s Certi¿cate of Insurance and Vehicle Licence issued by the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia; 14. a British Columbia CareCard or British Columbia Gold CareCard; 15. a Ministry of Social Development Monthly Report Form; 16. a Social Insurance Card issued by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada; 17. a Citizenship Card issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada; 18. a real property tax notice issued by the City of Abbotsford; 19. a credit card or debit card issued by a savings institution; or 10. a utility bill issued for the supply of electricity, natural gas, water, telephone services or cable services. If your name does not appear on the List of Registered Electors, you will be required to register on voting day, or at an advance voting opportunity, by completing the required application form available at the voting place. To register you must meet the following quali¿cations: • you are a Canadian citizen; • you are 18 years of age or older on general voting day; • you have lived in BC for at least six months immediately before the day of registration; • you have lived in the City of Abbotsford for at least 30 days or more immediately before the day of registration; and • you are not disquali¿ed by any enactment from voting in an election or otherwise disquali¿ed by law.

Non-Resident Property Electors If you own property in the City of Abbotsford but reside outside the boundaries of the City, you may qualify to vote in the 2011 General Local Election. Non-resident property electors must produce at least two documents that provide evidence of your identity and place of residence, at least one of which must contain your signature. In addition, proof that you are entitled to register in relation to the property in the City of Abbotsford and, if applicable, written consent from a majority of the other registered owners of the property, will also be required. You may only register as a non-resident property elector in relation to one parcel of real property in the City of Abbotsford. No corporation is entitled to be registered as an elector or have a representative registered as an elector and no corporation is entitled to vote. You may register in advance at Abbotsford City Hall, 32315 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, BC during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, excluding Statutory Holidays). You may also register up to the end of voting on General Voting Day, Saturday, November 19, 2011, at Abbotsford City Hall, 32315 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, BC, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Voting Divisions Each Abbotsford household will receive a single envelope, during the week of October 24-28, for all registered electors in that household, with clear instructions on where to vote. If you do not receive a Voter Noti¿cation Card, please contact the Election Of¿ce at 604-864-5600 or visit the City’s website at www.abbotsford.ca to determine where you vote. Additional information on elections may be obtained from the BC Government website at: http://www.cscd.gov.bc.ca/lgd/governance/elections.htm. You may also contact the Abbotsford 2011 General Local Election phone line at 604-864-5600. Bill Flitton Chief Election Of¿cer

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