MARCH 9, 2012
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Although the Mission school district is among those across B.C. whose teachers could exercise their option for a one-day strike next week, that is not likely to happen. The B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) has promised it will not strike for the first three days of next week, and Education Minister George Abbott said he hopes to have government legislation imposing a cooling-off period in place by Thursday, March 15. “It appears that schools will be open on Monday and that’s a wonderful thing,” Abbott said Thursday. “And barring some change of mind (by the BCTF), they will also be open on Tuesday and Wednesday.” Once the legislation is in place, it will be illegal for teachers to conduct any further strikes until Aug. 31. If they do, the BCTF would be subject to a fine of $1.3 million a day, as well as $2,500 a day for each BCTF officer who orders strike action, and $475 a day for any teacher who strikes in defiance of the legislation. The Abbotsford school district is not impacted by any job action that might occur next week. It is among more than half of the districts across the province that begin their two-week spring break on Monday. About 1,000 teachers across Abbotsford took part in the three-day province-wide strike at the beginning of this week, but returned to the classrooms on Thursday and Friday.
ADDICTION ‘PANIC’ A5 Phase-out of heavily abused OxyContin will spell grief for addicts
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Terrel Bramwell and Mark Mullen of the Humber Hawks combined to block Andrew Keddy of the St. Thomas Tommies during the opening game of Canadian college volleyball nationals at Columbia Bible College on Thursday. Top-seeded Humber made short work of St. Thomas, winning in straight sets. The tournament continues Friday and the bronze and gold medal games take place Saturday at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., respectively. For updates visit abbynews.com.
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More than 60 people marched down South Fraser Way on Tuesday as part of the annual rally to raise awareness about sexual exploitation of children and youth.
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Public awareness of problem key to solutions Kevin MILLS Abbotsford News
More than 60 people turned out for the Fraser Valley Community Action Team’s (FVCAT) rally to protest and bring awareness to the sexual exploitation of children and youth. The public event was held on Tuesday at the Abbotsford Youth Commission office, in front of Abbotsford city hall. The rally included a march down South Fraser Way as well as a series of guest speakers. “Sexual exploita-
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tion of youth in the Fraser Valley is an issue which we are aiming to raise awareness about,” said Bev Olfert, chair of FVCAT. Josie Kane, a clinical counsellor at Abbotsford Addictions Centre, said youth continue to be exploited sexually in exchange for alcohol, drugs, money, food and shelter in the Fraser Valley. “Without access or awareness of services for youth to make positive changes and get the help they need, this cycle of exploitation can continue,”
she said. C h r i s t i n a H e n d e r s o n , of Abbotsford Community Services, was on hand to lead the crowd on its march. She works with sexually abused youth as part of the Stop Exploiting Youth program offered at ACS. Henderson told the crowd that exploited youth include anyone under 19 who trades sex for resources. She said that includes escort services, brothels, street prostitution, pornography and Internet sex. “They often believe
A walk being held in Abbotsford on Thursday, April 12 raises funds to support projects in Burundi, Haiti, North Korea and Sudan. A Walk for the Rice Reason, hosted by Hunger Response International (HRI), acknowledges the distance many women and children in developing countries have to walk daily for food, water and fuel, says HRI director Lorri Sawatsky. The event takes place at Mill Lake Park, and participants can choose from either a 5 km or
they are choosing to be sexually active when, in fact, their youth, inexperience and often mental health or cognitive issues are being taken advantage of through manipulation, deceit, persuasion, threats, violence and grooming for sexual abuse.” Henderson added there is a “ton of shame” felt by those kids who fall into this sexual trap. She said the public needs to realize that sexual exploitation exists in this community. They have to accept it, before any solutions can be
found. She told parents to pay attention to their children and to their children’s friends, to monitor web use and educate themselves about the warning signs of exploitation. Henderson also has a message for the atrisk youth in the community. “There is a whole community out here to support you. We believe that you are beautiful and worthwhile and there is hope for a better life.” For more information call Abbotsford Community Services at 604-859-7681.
10 km route. Check-in time and warm-up is at 3 p.m., followed by a rally at 3:30. The cost is $25 plus a bag of rice for the local food bank. Family and team rates are also available. HRI hosts the Rice Raiser campaign, focusing funds on four global food projects each year, as well as helping the local food bank. For more information or to register for the walk, visit hungerresponse.org, call 604-8505891 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Emails fly on sex show poll An online Abbotsford News poll about the Taboo sex show resulted in an email campaign to attract respondents for the “no” side. A mass email was reported to have been received by people as far away as Los Angeles, California. The poll, posted on The News’ website (abbynews. com) from March 2 to 8, asked the question: “Do you approve of the return of the Taboo sex show?” As of press deadline early Thursday afternoon, more than 1,000 respondents had replied, with 75 per cent indicating they were opposed. On Wednesday afternoon, before the email campaign began, the poll had received about 350 votes, with 57 per cent in favour. About 300 responses is a typical participation rate. A copy of the mass email was forwarded to The News by a reader. The author urged people to vote no in the poll because the yes side was ahead. “Let’s get behind this and prove them wrong ... You can only vote once (per computer). Find as many computers as you can and get voting,” the writer indicated. “Pass this on to your friends and let’s make a difference.” A woman living in Los Angeles phoned the newsrooom Thursday morning to say she had received the email from a pastor. Canwest Productions, which runs the Taboo Naughty but Nice Sex Show, announced last month that it was cancelling its fifth annual show at Tradex in Abbotsford. It cited two reasons – problems with its liquor licence and opposition from “Christian fundamentalists.” Canwest then announced last week that it is working with the provincial government to address its liquor licence issues, and the Taboo show will return to Abbotsford this year, from May 11 to 13. The News poll is changed every Thursday afternoon. It now invites responses on the municipal tax increase.
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‘Spend half a million’ to save $2-3 million? City to call for core services review proposals
neering – to look for cost savings. It is estimated each efficiency review would cost about $50,000. Braun stated, “If we spend half a million dollars Now that city council has completed the 2012 budget, staff is turning its focus to a request for and we save two or three million dollars every year, core services and efficiency reviews. It is estimated that is well worth the investment.” He said the city has to deliver services differently the process could save the city as much as $2 million otherwise it is “going to end up in a worse per year. position” than it is in now. First suggested in January by Coun. Henry Abbotsford Mayor Bruce Banman agreed Braun, a core services review examines all with Braun, and said both core services and aspects of city services. efficiency studies, performed by an outside Pat Soanes, the city’s general manager of party, are needed. finance and corporate services, told council “It’s going to give us a clear transparent it needs to ask some key questions including view as to what’s going on. There’s been a what the vision for the community is and if call for that, for transparency,” he said. the services provided support that vision. Coun. Simon Gibson had concerns about “Achieving fiscal sustainability is not just BRAUN spending money on such an initiative, callabout cutting costs. It also needs to look ing it “extravagant,” and said much of the at what services can and should be susstudies could be done internally. tained.” City manager Frank Pizzuto said staff will preToronto recently performed a similar review, costpare the RFPs for the core service and efficiency ing $350,000. Along with a core services review, Soanes said a reviews, which will focus on the parks and recreservice efficiency review could also be performed. ation department, engineering and the Abbotsford That is a detailed examination of specific services Police Department. Staff will report to council in a month. – for example parks recreation and culture or engiAbbotsford News
OxyContin phase-out will bring ‘panic’ for addicts B.C. moves to curb abuse of prescription drugs Jeff NAGEL Black Press
B.C.’s decision to clamp down hard on prescription access to oxycodone-based narcotic painkillers has prompted concern that desperate addicts may turn to other drugs or crime. OxyContin, dubbed “hillbilly heroin” on the street, is being phased out by its maker and replaced with OxyNEO, which contains the same active ingredient but comes in a different pill form that’s harder to crush and then snort or inject. B.C.’s health ministry said Wednesday it will no longer cover OxyContin through PharmaCare as of March 8 and new prescriptions for the replacement OxyNEO will be approved only in exceptional cases through a special authority program. Dr. Caroline Ferris, who works at the 30-bed Creekside Withdrawal Management Centre in Surrey, said more than onethird of incoming detox patients
are addicted to prescription drugs and many of them are on OxyContin. “It’s a big problem,” she said, predicting a rise in armed robberies and other crime as the last of the drug vanishes later this month and its street price skyrockets. “I think there will be a lot of panic,” Ferris said. “We’re probably going to see more break-ins to pharmacy warehouses and other places stockpiling the last of the OxyContins.”
Most illicit users will simply switch to heroin, she predicted. Legitimate patients will still have access to either OxyNEO or other opioids, Ferris said, adding she supports the province’s decision to try to curb abuse of the prescription drug. “It’s just as well that this stuff comes off the market,” she said. OxyContin sells for $50 to $60 per 80-milligram tablet on the street, where it trades like currency. Ferris said part of the problem is that plenty of people obtain the drug by prescription who don’t actually use it themselves. Some who have good benefit plans get it for free and pass it on to friends or family who would have to pay more for it. Ferris said others on welfare may get OxyContin free through PharmaCare, sell the pills, and then use the money to buy alcohol, crack or heroin – all of which are much cheaper. Continued on A7
NewsBytes $45,000 DONATION Scotiabank recently donated $45,000 to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice in Abbotsford. Canuck Place CEO Filomena Nalewajek, in accepting the donation, said Scotiabank has supported the organization since 1995, when it opened its first children’s hospice in Vancouver. The second 30,000-squarefoot hospice is currently under construction on Marshall Road, adjacent to Abbotsford Regional Hospital, as part of the Dave Lede Campus of Care. The project also includes the Abbotsford Hospice Society’s Holmberg House and Matthew’s House, a respite facility for children with severe disabilities.
REWARD FOR INFORMATION The family of a girl who was murdered in Abbotsford in 1975 has offered a $10,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible. Kathryn-Mary Herbert, 11, was last seen in the area of Townline and Marshall roads on Sept. 24, 1975, after a friend, whom she ran into while walking home from another friend’s, doubled her part-way home on his bicycle and dropped her off. Her partially decomposed body was found on Nov. 17 of that year near Harris Road in HERBERT an undeveloped area of the Matsqui First Nations. An autopsy confirmed her death was a homicide. Despite extensive investigation and reviews over the years, police have not been able to solve the case and are urging anyone with information to step forward. Witnesses reported seeing a suspicious white oldermodel American-made vehicle, occupied by a lone male, on the day that Kathryn-Mary went missing in the area between her home and where she was dropped off by her friend. Anyone with information is asked to call 1-877-543-4822 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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Unauthorized use She estimated 20 per cent of controlled prescription drugs like OxyContin end up in unauthorized hands. She expects PharmaCare to carefully scrutinize all OxyContin patients who seek to switch to OxyNEO. Ann Livingstone, an advocate with VANDU (Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users), also expects reduced oxycodone access to trigger a switch to more potent narcotics such as morphine derivative Dilaudid or heroin. “There needs to be some outreach,” Livingstone said. “People can be very, very vulnerable when
Hair salon goes a cut above An Abbotsford hair salon is providing free haircuts to those in need this Sunday, March 11. Black Pearl Hair Loft is holding the cuta-thon in partnership with the Abbotsford Community Services’ Food Bank. Owner Valentina Samoilov said five stylists will volunteer their time to give free haircuts to people. As well, Beauty Systems Group Canada has donated products that will be handed out to clients that day, and items will be collected for the food bank. Samoilov said she wanted to give something back to the community and approached the food bank with her idea. Samoilov previously organized a cut-a-thon for young mothers and their kids at the New Beginnings program in Abbotsford.
they’re in withdrawal. That’s when you’ll see women take stupid chances if they’re selling sex or men decide to rob some place.” She said OxyContin abuse is big in the Abbotsford area, where recreational users have taken to crushing the pills and snorting the powder. Others start on the drug after a car accident or sports injury and over time increase their dosages beyond what is covered as their dependency grows. “Then they just start buying from the black market.” Livingstone said health officials should look at ways to offer substitution therapy drugs, like Suboxone,
to help wean users and prepare for a surge in detox demand. But at Creekside Withdrawal, the sole inpatient detox centre serving the entire Fraser Health region, there are no empty beds and a three-week wait to get in. Health ministry spokesman Ryan Jabs said OxyContin was prescribed to 11,000 B.C. patients last year, mostly for short-term use. He said that represents about 1.5 per cent of all opiates prescribed for chronic pain. There will be a oneyear transition period allowing patients with existing special authority approvals to continue to get OxyNEO until Feb. 28, 2013.
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Workers from Maurer Log Homes of Penticton were busy Thursday as they constructed a display home inside Abbotsford’s Tradex facility. The display will be part of the BC Log Home, Timber Frame and Country Living Show which runs March 10 and 11. The show is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. For information visit www. fvtradex.com.
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Do you feel this year’s municipal tax increase should have been lower than 1.66 per cent?
If it’s not about the money...take it off the bargaining table then. Dave Randall
Also, if the government is not giving raises to other government employees, i.e. doctors, what makes the teachers so special? Jay Listos
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Why is no one holding the teachers accountable? Their union told media they would not be picketing this week, but just handing out pamphlets. Unless pamphlets are big posters stapled to long sticks waved in my face as I drive by, they don’t seem to be accountable to their own word. Tammy Lang
LAST WEEK, WE ASKED:
Do you approve of the return of the Taboo sex show?
Posters on long sticks are considered informational and not picketing,v according to the Labour Relations Board. We are passing out leaﬂets to help the public understand why we are taking a stand against Bill 22. I am proud to be taking a stand against unjust laws and undemocratic bills. I’m doing this for my students because I believe they all have a right to a better education. Tara Landry
YES: 25% NO: 75%
The bus stops here – or maybe not Andrew
On Point Recent letters on the local bus service, and its apparent shortcomings caused me to recall a tale that might put our system in another perspective. I harken back to a trip my newly wedded wife and I took to Costa Rica, many miles ago. Now, I don’t do buses – at least not on this continent. I prefer a big personal space bubble. It gets compressed only when necessary, such as on a jet airliner. Not much option there if you want to travel. And when you get where you’re going, renting vehicles sometimes doesn’t make ﬁnancial sense, as my frugal wife is quick to remind me. Hence, there are times when I have to do buses. And we did, in a surprisingly contemporary coach to Cahuita, a small village on the east coast of Costa Rica.
It was an untrammelled spot on the edge of a national jungle reserve. The town is like most out-ﬂung Costa Rican communities – much in the way of tin, but not much tinsel. Just the way a place ought to be if you want to experience the real culture of the country. After a few days, we decided to explore down the coast, to a little town called Manzanillo. There was a bus going there, leaving from a spot just a few blocks down from where we were staying. So, with a good degree of conﬁdence based on the previous experience, we walked over to the bus stop the next morning at about 5:30, in plenty of time to catch the 6 a.m. bus. Six o’clock went by – with no bus. So did 6:15. As did 6:30. Costa Rican buses deﬁnitely do not run on time, I decided. There weren’t many locals on the street, but we did manage to chat with one of the few, and asked the obvious question, in my pidgin English and my wife’s serviceable Spanish: “Does the bus to Manzanillo come here at six o’clock?”
“Si.” Satisﬁed we had not misunderstood the meagre local instructions, we continued to wait. Seven o’clock passed. At 7:30, we asked another local, “Is this where you get the bus to Manzanillo?” “Si.”
Utterly confused, we approached one more passerby and went through the same round of questioning. We put our packs down and waited some more. No bus. At 8 a.m., the little local corner store with the warm Cokes and the cheap rum opened its doors across the street. We queried the clerk: “Does the bus to Manzanillo stop over there?” “Si.”
“Does it come on Tuesdays?” “Si.” “Does it usually arrive at 6?” “Si.” “But it hasn’t come yet.” An agreeable nod and a shrug. OK then. Back out to the bus stop. Utterly confused and frustrated, we approached one more passerby, and went through the same round of questions, except this time, we wisely added one more. “Will the bus come here today?” “No.” “Why not?” “Because the bridge to Manzanillo is washed out. The bus cannot go there.” Argh! “Why isn’t there a sign at the bus stop telling people that?” “Everyone knows.” “So how do people get to Manzanillo?” “They walk.” We shouldered our packs, and managed to grab a ride in the back of a truck heading in the right direction. At the washed-out bridge we joined all the other walking villagers. Quite pleasant actually. Much better than a bus.
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Strikes teach â€˜me firstâ€™
With all the pros and cons about the teacherâ€™s strike, My heart goes out to the children of today. So many of them come from broken homes or one-parent homes that they donâ€™t have the stability and the love and care we had a generation ago. It was a time when they could feel loved and secure, and both the home and the school aimed to make them kind and considerate, and helped them become all they could be. The teachers felt it was their duty to teach them respect and obedience. They were to help them, and to be an example for them. What do strikes teach students? Me first? If you canâ€™t get what you want, refuse to work â€“ nobody else matters. Regardless of whether the students lose a year
Cut back service to save costs I have been meaning to write about the bus service in Abbotsford for some time now and I congratulate (letter-writer) Jason Alexander for taking a stand. I agree fully that the bus service needs immediate attention as to the operating schedule and capacity. When the service was every 30 minutes, the buses were getting very few riders. Now the bus goes by every 15 minutes and they are getting less riders. All that has done is increase the operating costs by doubling everything. Double the number of drivers, double the amount of diesel and double the number of empty seats. There should be a definite cut-back of service after 6 p.m. Smaller buses and less runs. While youâ€™re at it, please do something about the schedule, especially where and when the bus can stop and take a break. There is nothing more frustrating than getting stopped behind a bus on South Fraser Way and the driver is sitting there on a break or wasting time because he is early. Larry Harris
and their opportunity to enter university, the teachers wonâ€™t even give them report cards. With all the modern technology, anyone can get an education. The schools are there to teach people how to get along with each other, and to prepare them to become productive members of society. What are they really learning now? Remember, you are teaching them! It was like a breath of fresh air when Andrew Holota (March 2 column) explained how the teacherâ€™s union was asking for the impossible. The only money the government has is what they collect from taxpayers; and they are bogged down with their own debt. Has common sense really become a casualty? Justine Warkentin
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The News article â€œArena/Heat loss estimated at $3.25 million in 2011â€? left me confused. Why would city staff be considered responsible for tax dollars disappearing into the AESC? It was the city leaders of the day who voted to build a very expensive building in an area offering too little parking combined with limited ingress and egress. Would more shows help the bottom line? Somehow, I think not. In fact it seems that operating costs increase with increased activity. And this was and remains entirely predictable. The folk who questioned the fiscal
sense of the AESC werenâ€™t trying to rain on everyone elseâ€™s parade. Some sat down and crunched numbers, the data including estimated cost of shows matched with apparent disposable income of friends and relatives. Even comfortably middle class families were (and are) unlikely to have sufficient funds left over to support expensive entertainment on a regular basis. Councillors back then could have done these same calculations. But it didnâ€™t happen. It seems a tad late to expect â€œstaff â€? to dig us out of this morass. Regina Dalton
Red light district, too Seems the good olâ€™ boys are at it again, asking for another chance, begging the city to yet again take a gamble on more slots. I recall former councillor Bruce Beck being quite proud of himself that he could find 1.9 million results for â€˜online slotsâ€™ on Google.
I guess business is good, because I see over 38 million results now. But I ask you this. Shouldnâ€™t we also open up a red light district in Abbotsford? Because thereâ€™s 101 million results for â€˜online slutsâ€™ on Google.ca when I checked tonight. What was supposed
Challenge for men Men of Abbotsford, I have a challenge for you! I ask you to stand up and to defend the value of women, no matter what age! Why do you think it is that women dress in underwear to play football or sit in windows in red districts around the world? Yes, I put them both in one sentence, because the reason for it is the same â€“ menâ€™s wrongful behaviour against women and exploitation of them. It doesnâ€™t matter if you yell at one, you lust after one that is not your wife or if you sit in front of your computer to search for porn. Any behaviour that is degrading a woman is wrong and only men who are man enough to make a difference will change the direction of society. There is a right and a wrong way to treat women. I challenge you to choose the right way! Werner Klotz
to be 50 slot machines now has to be 300, and with booze. Because the times and the city, they are a changinâ€™. We shouldnâ€™t restrict peopleâ€™s ability to part with their money, no matter what their vice is. I was thinking that at least three blocks would do. Keith Hebert
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Give up constitutional rights Regarding a recent article about how drugs are being smuggled into prisons and another story about the ineffectual tracking of sex offenders, has it not been made obvious yet that convicted persons should have all their constitutional rights waived while they are serving their time? Including after they’ve been paroled as, technically, they are still convicts and are still serving their sentence. It seems to me that while the criminals get to have this and that constitutional right upheld the victims get very little, if any, constitutional recognition. On top of this the criminals get double credit
for time served while waiting to go to trial and then get an early release as well. That’s a pretty harsh sentence for peddling drugs to elementary schools or raping someone or killing someone. What “credit” do the victims get? Watching these people get an even easier ride? I think our constitution is well and good. I think applying it to convicted criminals is not. I’d like to see if a petition to our public safety minister would have any effect in my lifetime. I can’t be the only person that has this politically incorrect view. Dan Garrett
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Most of the discussion about the carbon tax has been about gasoline, and automobiles. What is being ignored is the natural gas used in our homes. My hydro and gas bills have been on a budget, so I didn’t really pay much attention
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PUBLIC BUDGET CONSULTATION MEETING TO PROVIDE INPUT ON THEIR PROPOSED 2012 BUDGET on THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012, starting at 6:30 pm IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS OF MUNICIPAL HALL Council is proposing a 0% tax increase for 2012. The 0% has been achieved with minimal impact on District services or service levels. Council would like to hear and/or receive your input or comments before they ﬁnalize the District’s 2012 budget and related property tax rates. Council is also proposing a 2% increase in water and sewer rates for 2012, in order to pay for major water and sewer infrastructure that will be needed in the future. There is no plan to increase refuse and recycling/composting user rates for 2012. After a brief presentation by staff, members of the public will be invited to address Council in order to provide feedback. A 2012 budget overview document that explains the District’s proposed 2012 budget is available on the District’s website (at www.mission.ca/2012budget). Copies of this document will also be available at the meeting.
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A silent walk ceremony will be held in Abbotsford on Sunday, March 25 in honour of the memories of murdered and missing women in Canada over the past five years. The event will be staged by the Art Matters Society, a charitable organization that aims to stop violence and raise awareness through live theatre and community events. This year, a “Shoe Memorial” will also be held in remembrance of women murdered in B.C. The collection of new and gently used shoes will be donated to The Warm Zone – a women’s drop-in centre – in Abbotsford, and the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre. The Memory March will run from noon to 3 p.m. at the Civic Plaza in Abbotsford (off Trethewey behind the Matsqui Centennial
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A healthy challenge Mayor, community urged to get active As a chiropractor, Abbotsford Mayor Bruce Banman understands the importance of good health. That’s why he jumped at the chance to take part in a fitness challenge. “It’s time to get back in shape. I’d like to see my abs again one more time before I die.” Banman said he wants to be an example to citizens to show that a few lifestyle changes can have a big effect on health and he’s hoping the city will get behind the program. The 2012 Healthy Community Challenge doesn’t begin until March 12, but tomorrow (Saturday), Abbotsford residents can sign up for the challenge and have their metrics (body mass index, weight, etc.) taken and recorded. Registration takes place at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre (2499 McMillan Rd.) or Innovative Fitness (#103 34609 Delair Rd.) from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The goal is to get B.C.’ers more active. Once registered participants can log onto the website, record their activities (which earns them points) and track their progress. After 90 days, the community that records the most online points is the winner. While Banman wants Abbotsford to win, the important thing is to participate. When he registered, the first-time Abbotsford mayor tipped the scales at 198 pounds, which he said is already a big improvement from a year ago when he hit the 230-pound mark. “I did lose 20 pounds while running for office,” he said. He believes in exercise and its positive effects and said the public has a responsibility to take charge of its own well-being. “We cannot expect the health care system to do everything for us. Health is something you can make a personal choice about. “Motion is life. When your not moving anymore, there’s only one place they put you.” For more visit www. healthycommunitychallenge.com.
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Abbotsford Mayor Bruce Banman feels the burn while working out at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre on Wednesday morning. His trainer, Yoshia Burton of Innovative Fitness, is preparing the mayor for the Healthy Community Challenge, which kicks off on March 10 with free registration. The challenge is free and open to everyone.
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Making â€˜Connectionsâ€™ Slice Abbotsford Womenâ€™s Connection hosts a â€œComedy of Errors Fashion Breakfastâ€? on Wednesday, March 14 at 9:30 a.m. at Garden Park Tower, 2825 Clearbrook Rd. The event features fun and zany fashions, as well as outdoor enthusiast Shirley Loewen discussing â€œMaking Amends and Itâ€™s All Good.â€? Cost is $11. Reservations: Joyce at 604-744-5159 or abbyconnectreservations@ gmail.com
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The Fraser Valley Autism Society meets Wednesday, March 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Fraser Valley Child Development Centre in Chilliwack (45474 Luckakuck Way). Speaker Koreen Hildreth from Community Living BC discusses â€œTransitioning to Adulthood.â€? Info: fraservalleyautism.com or 604-490-3827
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MEDITATION Meditation classes with Dorjechang Buddhist Centre take place every Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at #106 - 31581 South Fraser Way in Abbotsford. The sessions run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Classes also run Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Legal Grounds Coffeehouse, 33775 Essendene Ave. Suggested donation is $10. Info: dorjechang. ca or call 604-853-3738
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Raj Chouhan, NDP labour critic, speaks before a crowd of more than 100 people who turned out last Sunday to honour the memory of three women. Itâ€™s been five years since a tragic van accident took the lives of Sukhvinder Kaur Punia, Amarjit Kaur Bal and Sarabjit Kaur Sidhu. The Abbotsford farmworkers were involved in a crash on March 7, 2007 as they and 14 other passengers were being transported to work. The incident spurred a push to improve safety regulations for farmworkers. The ceremony was held at Thunderbird Stadium, adjacent to Abbotsford city hall.
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Jeff Dunham’s 100-city Controlled Chaos tour will stop in Abbotsford on March 23. The tour offers fans some brand new laughs and new additions to his troupe of sidekicks that include: Walter the Grumpy Retiree, Achmed the Dead Terrorist, the beer-fueled redneck Bubba J. and the manic purple creature Peanut. These new creations include Achmed Junior, the not-as-equally skeletal son of Achmed the Dead Terrorist, and Little Jeff, a miniversion of the ventriloquist. Dunham has quickly become a hit on the comedy tour circuit. He has received numerous awards and accolades, including being named “the most successful comedian working in America,” by the New York Times and was named Pollstar’s #1 Comedy Tour in North America for three years in a row. He has also authoured a bestselling autobiography titled All By My Selves: Walter, Peanut, Achmed, And Me. The show takes place at 8 p.m. at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre (33800 King Rd.). For more information, visit www.abbotsfordcentre.ca
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SUCCESS FOR ALL! WJ Mouat Secondary FEBRUARY 2012
would like to recognize the following students for their outstanding academic and/or extra curricular achievements!
ABORIGINAL STUDENTS CON’T
Congratulations to the cast & crew of “Face Forward, Growing Up in Nazi Germany.” WJ Mouat’s fall production hosted the Upper Fraser Valley Drama Festival & was runner up for Best Production. The presentation boasted awards for Best Actor: Zach Melhus, Best Supporting Actor: Mitch Flann, & runner up for Best Actress: Stephanie Piper. Mr. Billo & Ms. Raine took home Best Director.
Congratulations to our Junior & Senior girls volleyball teams who had great seasons. An outstanding effort was put forth by all girls.
Our wrestling team competed in the BC High School Wrestling Championships & placed 6th in the province! Amrit Benning & Nishan Randhawa won silver medals; Austin Batra won a bronze medals & Pooja Batra, Amrit Sund & Tanvir Brar placed 4th, 5th & 6th respectively. Congratulations to the team on representing WJM so well at the provincials!
The Improv Team
The Improv Team keeps WJ Mouat students in stitches every Friday at lunch in the theater. Their antics keep the crowd entertained & coming back for more. Mitch Flann, Zach Melhus, Mark Creegan, Stephanie Piper, Jadon Plett, Will Jogia & Kevin Beaton.
won the bronze medal from the Jr/Sr. Bantam Combo Girls Team in the Lower Mainland “Four Steps to Stardom” bowling competition.
ACADEMICS Kwantlen Science Challenge
Congratulations to Mouat’s two Junior Science teams for their impressive performance at the Kwantlen Science Challenge. Teams from across the Lower Mainland competed against each other in ¿ve science categories: Geology, Physics, Math, Engineering Design, & Science Jeopardy. The two Mouat teams placed fourth & seventh, one earning a spot as a “top 5 team” in the scoring. Congratulations to our competitors: Nureen Bahraini, Tam Le, Emma Beaumont, Alexandra Selinger, Anita Dos Santos, Ansh Shukla, Alaina Dowling, Spencer Spenst, Arsh Ganda, Ciara Tremblay, Benjamin Klammer, Kulvir Sekhon, & Pascal Reiners.
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Food Drive
Our Grade 12’s continued Mouat’s tradition of “Pranks That Make Us Proud”. The Graduating Class of 2012 collected & donated over 700 cans of food to the Abbotsford Community Food Bank.
Our Benevolent Nerds
The Benevolent Nerd Society is still committed to supporting WJ Mouat students achieve academic success with free tutoring afterschool. The Nerds are an invaluable resource to our students and we appreciate all their volunteer work. Merci Nerds!
Senior Varsity Football
The boys had a great season with 10 wins, 3 losses, & ¿nished second in BC AAA when they played in the Subway Bowl at B.C. Place on Dec. 3rd. All-conference players were Jake Heathcote, Dairien Silva, Devin Logan, Deion Bain, J. D. Paul, Taylor Hinton, & Nathan Henczel. Well done boys!
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Junior Boys Football
The Junior Boys were quarter ¿nalists in the BC Provincial Championships. They had a great season with 6 wins, 4 losses & were presented the Bill Diett Memorial Award for Most Sportsmanlike team in the province. Nice work gentlemen!
WJ Mouat staff and students are proud to have been able to give back to the Abbotsford community this Christmas by supporting 15 families through the Christmas Bureau’s Adopt-a-Family program, providing Christmas food & gifts for families in need.
WJ Mouat’s Character Council has begun meeting monthly with over 35 students participating in this new & important initiative. The Council’s Executive meets weekly to determine the direction the student-led initiative should take.
ABORIGINAL STUDENTS Swimming
The swim team had an awesome season with hundreds of personal bests. Jordan Aikema & Morgan Woolley had great showings at the BC Provincial Championship. Congrats to all our swimmers!
has been awarded a scholarship to the University of Saskatchewan where he will be playing football next September. Congratulations Devin & best of luck next year!
Many of our students excelled on their provincial exams and we would like to congratulate students who scored perfect exams:
scored 100% on her June English 10 exam!
Anita dos Santos
scored 100% on her January Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10 exam!
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A b b o t s f o r d Christian Secondary School has already held a run of its latest theatre production Hide and Shriek, and are hopeful this weekend’s performances will go just as well.
The comedy tale is full of lively, larger than life characters. From the hillbilly family to the city folk to the swamp monster, the play features crazy antics at every slamming door. It’s the story of June Hungerford, who is on the run from Edwina Hyde, a crazy woman who is convinced June has stolen the man she loves. June heads to the hills to hide and encounters a bizarre hillbilly family: Mom yells a lot, Dad’s not too sharp, and their son Aesop doesn’t
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The Watchmen Four gospel quartet will be in concert tonight at the House of James, 2743 Emerson St. in Abbotsford. The local group has been performing since 2006 and consists of David Nickel, Hans Kruger, Randy Raine and Jim Goodwin, plus Glen Cuthbertson on piano. It begins at 7:30 and admission is a suggested donation of $7.
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Murder mystery opens Mission’s Opening Nite Theatre Society’s (ONTS) production of the Agatha Christie play And Then There Were None opens tonight. The story revolves around eight strangers who are lured to the mysterious Soldier Island. Some of them believe that they’ve been invited by an old friend. The rest have been hired by a mysterious employer. After their first dinner, once they’re all in the drawing-
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The Yale Lions’ defence is no joke. The New Westminster Hyacks found that out firsthand on Wednesday, as the Lions mauled them 72-36 in the first round of the B.C. AAA high school girls basketball championships at Capilano University in North Vancouver. Yale raced out to a 36-11 lead at halftime – a performance so dominant, even head coach Euan Roberts was amazed. “When it was 36-11, I was like, ‘Is this us?’” Roberts marveled with a chuckle. “But we had a very good defensive presence. Everybody was talking, everybody was moving, and our help side was alert.” Wednesday’s game represented the first AAA provincial appearance by a Yale senior girls basketball team in more than two decades, and Roberts made sure they got to the gym early to soak up the atmosphere and allow any pregame jitters to dissipate. “The ball’s the same, the court’s the same,” Roberts said, echoing Gene Hackman’s famous speech from the classic hoops movie Hoosiers. “It’s still basketball. The only thing that changes is you might have to do a few more interviews afterward.” Hailey Kendall (15 points, 12 rebounds) and Kendra Arnold (13 points, 10 rebounds) both posted doubledoubles, while Sara Kurath was named player of the game after notching 14 points and five boards. The Lions faced the Brookswood Bobcats in the quarter-finals on Thursday, but that result was not available at press time. Visit abbynews.com for updates.
Fast-maturing Aliu leads Heat past Aeros Dan KINVIG Abbotsford News
For the first few years of his pro hockey career Akim Aliu struggled to fit in, but he’s found a home with the Abbotsford Heat. The most recent evidence of the burly (6’3”, 220 pound) winger’s growth came on Wednesday evening, as he scored twice to lead the Heat to a 4-1 triumph over the Houston Aeros before 3,520 fans at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre. “The neat thing is . . . he’s scored nine goals as a checker,” Heat head coach Troy ALIU Ward said of Aliu. “That says a lot about his development right now, and we’re really happy with him. “I think he’s developing as much off the ice as he is on the ice. He’s becoming a real good teammate.” Aliu became a member of the Heat on Boxing Day 2011, when the Winnipeg Jets loaned him to Abbotsford. He’d spent most of the fall and winter at home in Toronto after a falling-out with the Jets during training camp. Upon his arrival, Aliu – a former second-round pick by the Chicago Blackhawks originally touted for his scoring potential – was told by Ward that he needed to excel in a checking role before he’d be entrusted with more offensive re-
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Twisters gymnasts lead charge at BC Games A podium sweep by a trio of male gymnasts from Abbotsford highlighted a massive medal haul for local athletes at the recent BC Winter Games in Vernon. Dawson Friesen, Cohen Kiers and Curtis Olivier finished first, second and third, respectively, in the allaround boys standings at the BC Games, in addition to winning multiple medals in individual events. Their remarkable performance paced Twisters Gymnastics Club to a terrific showing in Vernon. Brendan Ansell won gold on the pommel horse, while Emily Moorthy took silver on the vault. Moorthy and Shayla Ogloff helped the Fraser Valley zone squad to a gold medal in the girls team event, while Friesen, Kiers,
Olivier, Ansell and Elijah Horner led the boys zone team to a first-place finish as well. The Abbotsford Judo Club also cleaned up at the Games. Jeff Swadden (81 kg boys)
and Jesse Merrick (66 kg boys) both won gold, while Connor Jones (60 kg boys) took bronze. That trio, plus Simren Brar, Brayden Cryer, Austyn Rabinovitch, Melina Potvin, Noemie Potvin and Bethany
Cannon of Abbotsford, led the Fraser Valley zone squad to gold in the overall team standings. Local speed skaters Madison Karpes and Trenton Chard also climbed the podium.
Q Kayla Bruce of the University of the Fraser Valley women’s volleyball team has been named a CCAA All-Canadian. The fourth-year middle was the PacWest player of the year after leading the conference in blocks (87), aces (73) and total offence (4.1 points per set). Q The Fraser Valley Bruins missed the B.C. Major Midget League playoffs after a pair of losses to the Vancouver North East Chiefs last weekend. The Bruins came in tied with the Valley West Hawks for the league’s sixth and final playoff berth. But the Chiefs beat the Fraser Valley squad 6-0 on Saturday and 7-4 on Sunday, while the Hawks won both their weekend games. Q The Magnuson Ford FC Hurricane U17 boys squad won the District 5 Cup championship recently, beating the Surrey United Saints 2-1. Surrey opened the scoring in the second half, but the Abbotsford side equalized on a goal by Austin Lymburner. The game went to penalty kicks, and Hurricane goalie Sebastian Calderone saved four of seven shots, while Bhura Khabra converted the winning kick.
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"It's one of my career highSunny Dhinsa, the 18-yearold wrestling phenom from lights, beating him," said Dhinsa, Abbotsford, is heating up in a Mouat Secondary grad who his quest to earn a trip to the now studies at Simon Fraser University. Summer Olympics in London. Dhinsa is already qualiDhinsa won a pair fied for the Canadian of medals at the Olympic wrestling team recent Senior Pan Am in Greco-Roman by virChampionships in tue of his victory at the Colorado Springs, taking Canadian championships silver in the freestyle and in December. bronze in Greco-Roman But he needs a topin the heavyweight (120 two finish at the Pan kg) division. American Olympic qualThe freestyle finish DHINSA ifying meet, to be held was particularly impressive. Canada's top-ranked March 23-25 in Orlando, Fla., to heavyweight freestyle grappler, confirm his ticket to London. "Everything's feeling good," he Arjan Bhullar of Richmond, was injured, so Dhinsa stepped in said. "My technique is getting better, and my conditioning is and beat Disney Rodriguez of Cuba – the fifth-place finisher at good. Everything seems to be the 2008 Beijing Olympics – en falling into place, and hopefully I can qualify." route to second place.
Canada has come calling for several Abbotsford Rugby Football Club players. A trio of local products – Patrick Shields, Jared Douglas and Clayton Meeres – have been selected to the national U20 men’s side for a pair of test matches against Romania on Vancouver Island this week. Additionally, Jorden Best and Spencer Miller have made the cut for the B.C. U18 sevens squad which will compete at the prestigious International Youth Sevens tournament in Hong Kong, March 23-25.
Q Don Frycz’s Delta rink took the top prize at the Abbotsford Curling Club’s mixed bonspiel. Frycz knocked off a team skipped by B.J. Gagnon, the ice technician at the local club, in the ‘A’ final. Mike Freeman of Mission and Jerry Wallace of Abbotsford rounded out the top four. The ‘B’ and ‘C’ event finals were all-Abbotsford affairs. The Krys Beketa rink skipped by Rod Benjamin won the B final over Team Egan,
while Derek Robinson beat Mike Curtin in the C final. Q The Abbotsford Judo Club will be hosting an “explore our sport” program during spring break 2012. The program is offered at no cost and is intended for children and teens that wish to try out the sport of judo. The event runs March 13, 15, 20 and 22, with ages 7-12 going at 6 p.m., followed by ages 13-18 at 7 p.m. Space is limited, and
participants must preregister by calling at 604-852-8014 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Q Abbotsford’s Reign Valley Vixens sailed over the Salish Sea Rollers 185-70 in roller derby action at the Ag Rec Building on Saturday night. The Mardi Grasthemed bout featured fans and skaters decked out in masks and coloured beads, and a 25-point jam scored by Reign Valley’s captain, Sugah Bomb. Tickets are on sale at rvvrd.com for the Vixens’ season opener on April 28.
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MULLER Muller - Henry passed into the presence of his Lord on March 6th, 2012 at the age of 73 years. He is survived by his loving family, wife of 50 years Helen, daughter Laurel (Wayne) Brown and grandchildren Warren, Evan (Katie), Joshua and Joel; son Ray (Kathryn) and grandchildren Alexandra, Logan and Rusty. He is also survived by his siblings Rita (Len) Friesen, Erna Gobbett, Bruno (Anne) Muller, Kathy (Jake) Hintz, Eva (Roy) Dueck, Doris (Sam) Friesen, Maggie (Abe) Block and many in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by one sister Olga and brother’s-inlaw Bill Gobbett and Menno Wiens. Henry built many schools, post ofﬁces, police stations and churches in his 50 years as a building contractor. He loved sunny, warm weather and enjoyed travelling to wherever he could ﬁnd the sun. Viewing will be held on Sunday, March 11 from 7:00 9:00 p.m. in Woodlawn Funeral Home, 2310 Clearbrook Road. A graveside service will be held at South Poplar Cemetery, 721 Gladwin Rd. on Monday, March 12 at 12:00 noon followed by a memorial service at 2:00 p.m. in South Abbotsford Church, 32424 Huntingdon Road, Abbotsford. In lieu of ﬂowers, donations may be made in Henry’s memory to Radio TV Ministry, David Manuel (IECM) at South Abbotsford Church, Abbotsford, BC. The family expresses deep appreciation to the doctors and nurses at Abbotsford Regional Hospital, Emergency and Baker 3, for the attention and care given to him during his stay there. Condolences may be offered on-line at: www.woodlawnfh-abbotsford.com.
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Donald Keith Frost passed away on Wed., February 29, 2012 in Abbotsford Regional Hospital at the age of 82. He will be lovingly missed by his wife of 57 years Margaret, his children Graham (Anne) and Kathy (Brian), 5 brothers-inlaw, one sister-in-law, and many other family and friends. Donald lived in Abbotsford, working for BC Tel and TWU for 33 years, retiring in 1987. He loved his summer holidays in Peachland, ﬁshing, traveling in his 5th wheel and spending time with his family. A heartfelt thank-you to the doctors and staff of the ACE unit of ARHCC for the special attention and care of Donald during his stay. A celebration of his life will be held on Sat., March 31 at 1:00 pm at Cascade Community Church, 35190 Delair Road, Abbotsford, BC. In lieu of ﬂowers, donations in Don’s memory may be made to the Parkinson’s Society, British Columbia.
Dignity Memorial Funeral Homes in Abbotsford has donated $20,000 to Holmberg House thus far. Abbotsford Hospice Society / Holmberg House is our charity of choice. We support the Abbotsford Hospice Society and their events to raise funds for the free services that it provides for the residents of Abbotsford. I do understand the pain of losing someone. Having Holmberg House will help our city have a dedicated facility that will provide quality care to those who are dying and bereavement support services to their families.
When someone is dying, there are many challenges that a family faces. Holmberg House is paramount in providing end of life care. As chairperson of Abbotsford Hospice Society, we are in need of $2.5 million dollars to achieve our goal in building Holmberg House. The drive to $2.5 million dollars translates into 2,500 people donating $1,000 each. This is approximately $83.34 a month. Please go to www. abbotsfordhospice.org to donate or call 604-852-2456. Help to transform and touch someone’s life.
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EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION 109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYMENT Opportunity Life Skills Outreach Worker Term Employment: 1 Year The Life Skills Outreach Worker will be responsible for providing counseling, support and life skills training, in a culturally relevant manner, in one-one residential and family or group settings, also ensuring that each individual has the opportunity to develop to the fullest extent of their abilities and desires. - Provide support/counseling and life skills training in a culturally relevant manner to assist clients in breaking the cycle of self-destruction - Provide mediation between residents in conﬂict - Assist and teach clients aspects of self-care, budgeting, banking, home management as appropriate - Refer clients to current healing workshops as they arise in the community Case Conferences with Tenant Liaison, Health Liaison, ECE leader and other agencies as appropriate Education, Training and Experience - A diploma or certiﬁcation in a ﬁeld related to counseling and life skills training. Degree Preferred - Excellent English written and verbal communication skills - Extensive experience working with First Nations and Aboriginal communities - Experience with program development and implementation - Experience in community consultation - Excellent organization skills - Demonstrated ability to work within a team setting, with an emphasis on leadership, self-initiative, patience, maturity and cultural awareness - Required to work a ﬂexible schedule as necessary based on client schedules and program schedules - This position may be required to work in a stressful environment often dealing with clients in crisis or ongoing destructive behaviors. The ability to function independently and under pressure is an ongoing expectation of this position. Other - Class IV Driver’s License - Favorable Drivers record - Current First Aid and CPR certiﬁcation - Criminal Record Search required annually - Current TB test Salary: Subject to qualiﬁcations and experience Closing Date: March 29, 2012 Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry. Only shortlisted applicants will be notiﬁed To submit your resume and/or to pick up complete Job Description: Mamele’awt Qweesome Housing Society PO Box 3563 Mission BC V2V4L1 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax: 604-820-2175
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Bindery Workers 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. 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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Distribution Warehouse in Langley requires a mature individual to drive a light truck. The position includes order picking and parts delivery. COMPETITIVE SALARY & BENEFITS PACKAGE Fax resume & Abstract GREGG DISTRIBUTORS (B.C) Ltd. 604-888-4688 Attn: Personnel Manager
OWNER OPERATORS & CLASS 1 Company Drivers Surrey Terminal Van Kam Freightways’ group of companies requires Owner Operators and Class 1 Company drivers to be based out of our Surrey Terminal. Applicants must have winter and mountain driving exp./training. We offer above average rates and an excellent employee beneﬁts package. Call Bev at 1-800-663-0900/ 604968-5488 or send a detailed resume and current driver’s abstract. (For owner operators, provide details of your truck) to: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax, 604-587-9889 Van Kam is committed to Employment Equity and Environmental Responsibility. Thank you for your interest however only those of interest to us will be contacted.
20 FARM LABOURERS REQUIRED at RANDHAWA FARMS LTD. 5 or 6 days a week 40 or 50 hours a week $9.56/hr Greenhouse work such as picking, pruning and general greenhouse labour. Employment starts Apr. 2, 2012
Fax: 604-864-8858 FARM Workers req’d for cut ﬂower Nursery in Bradner. PT & F/T, longterm, entry level jobs. Must speak English be reliable & motivated. Also looking for ﬁeld lead hand. Resumes to: email@example.com or call 604-857-8817
SEASONAL WORKERS Local cut ﬂower greenhouse operation in Maple Ridge looking for F/T and P/T seasonal workers from March to October. Duties include ﬂower harvesting, greenhouse experience an asset. Email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or Fax: 1-866-262-7751 SEASONAL WORKERS req’d for berry farm. Harvesting, weeding & pruning starting approx June 2012 $10.25/hr or applicable piece rate. Physical outside work, all weather conditions. Fax resumes to: 604859-1634 or mail: Berry Haven Farm, 320 Mt. Lehman Road, Abbotsford, BC. V4X 2L4. CLASSIFIED ADS MEAN MORE BUSINESS PHONE 604-854-6397
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FARM WORKERS req’d at G. Gill & Sons, starting April 1, 2012. Duties are weeding, harvesting, and pruning. Hard demanding work. 50 hrs. per week. Hourly rate $9.56 hr. Fax resume to: 604-744-8331 or mail to 464 Columbia St. Abbotsford B.C. V2T 5X6
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HAIR STYLISTS ESTHETICIAN Room available. Applicants should be highly motivated & reliable. Own clientele would be an asset. Wage + high paid Commission. Apply in person with resume #6 - 32465 S.Fraser Way No phone calls please
ABBOTSFORD WHOLESALE nursery is looking fo seasonal F/T labourers. Wage is $11.25 per hour. Must be physically ﬁt and like working outside. Also looking for F/T seasonal forklift drivers. Please apply to: email@example.com
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MEAT CUTTER required F/T. Must have min 5 years retail experience. Drop off resume: The Mad Butcher, 33310 South Fraser Way, Abbots. PIZZA COOK / DRIVER req’d P/T Experience preferred, but will train. email resume email@example.com OR FAX 604-746-3836
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Person for Counter Sales (with Forklift Certiﬁcation) required in our Concrete distribution yard in Abbotsford. Should be able to do counter sales and load /ofﬂoad our customers / vendors as well. Candidate with experience in Concrete / Drainage Industry and computer knowledge would be preferred. Monday – Friday, Day Shift. Good Beneﬁts. Email detailed resume with references and certiﬁcations to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note candidates with the above skilled set and experience may only apply.
EXPERIENCED Lane Closure Tech’s and Trafﬁc Control people req’d. immediately. 604-996-2551 or email Trafﬁc_King@shaw.ca
MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN. Propose, plan, budget for, and execute new construction projects; aid in daily maint. of all buildings and equipment; assist with shipping in April - May. Minimize equipment breakdowns; quick response to repairs, assessing needs and minimizing increased down time; complete construction projects on schedule and on budget. For full details: www.vanbelle.com. Reply to email@example.com. MALE CAREGIVERS REQ. Work with youth, 24/hr shifts. Abbotsford. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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PHYSIOTHERAPIST CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Fraser Health has opportunities for new graduates and experienced Physiotherapists at Fraser Canyon Hospital, Chilliwack General Hospital and Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre. Full time, part time, relief and casual positions are available throughout Fraser Health in Acute, Home Health and Residential Services. As the successful candidate, you will have graduated from an approved school of Physical Therapy.
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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. 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. Starting wage is $12.95/hr with an attractive incentive program as well as 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. 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). To join our team and start your career in logistics, apply on-line at www.evlogistics.com
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An earthmoving company based in Edson Alberta requires a full time Heavy Duty Mechanic for ﬁeld and shop work. We require Cat Dozer/Deere excavator experience. You will work a set schedule for days on and off. Call Lloyd @ 780723-5051
Vancouver Career College Abbotsford Campus is looking for RNs to teach, lead, motivate and inspire students in our PN Program. Applicants must have two years recent acute care experience and a valid CRNBC license. Please check our website at http://www.vccollege.ca/ for more information.
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Essential duties: • Forecasts goals and objectives for the departments and strives to meet them. • Hires, trains, motivates and monitors the performance of the service and parts department managers. • Prepares and administers an annual operating budget for the service and parts departments. • Maintains reporting systems required by general management and the manufacturer. • Monitors the performance of the service & parts departments. • Strives for harmony and teamwork within the departments and with all other departments. • Understands and ensures compliance with manufacturer warranty and policy procedures. • Establishes and maintains good working relationships with customers to encourage repeat and referral business. • Maintains high-quality service and repairs and minimizes comebacks. • Conducts periodic spot checks of completed jobs for thoroughness and quality. • Makes customer satisfaction a department priority, ensuring that service and parts personnel are courteous and respectful in their interaction with customers. • Handles customer complaints immediately and according to dealership’s guidelines. • Administer warranty claims, review warranty policy adjustments, understands and applies warranty guidelines, ensures correct processing of claims and communicates warranty information and clariﬁcations to customers. • Develops dealership service and parts pricing plans and recommends to dealer or general manager. • Work with department managers to ﬁnd ways to improve the overall proﬁtability of dealership. • Serves as liaison with factory representatives. • Maintains safe work environment. • Maintains a professional appearance. • Other duties may be assigned. Summary: Manages the efﬁcient and proﬁtable operation of the service & parts departments.
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Trades qualiﬁed manual machining background an asset. Afternoon shifts available.
MANUAL MACHINIST Trades qualiﬁed with good skills. Boring mill experience an asset.
P/T leading to F/T. Heaving lifting involved. Must have driver’s license. Call 604-832-4075
Seeks Labourers for project in Surrey. Must have own vehicle. Min. 2 year experience in construction labor. Fulltime $16 - $20 (depending on experience) Plus OVERTIME and BENEFITS Fax resume to 604-507-4711 or Email: Paul.email@example.com www.wilcocivil.ca
Capable of precision grinding. Experience on internal, external and universal grinders.
HARD CHROMED PLATER Prefer experience in the hard chrome plating industry. Competitive Wages & Beneﬁts Package including RRSP Plan. Wartsila Canada supports the Federal Contractors Program as it relates to Employment Equity for Women, Aboriginals, Visible Minorities and Persons with Disabilities. Send/email resume to: Bob.firstname.lastname@example.org 1771 Savage Rd, Richmond, B.C V6V 1R1 Fax: 604-244-1181 www.wartsila.com
GAS MECHANIC for busy logging company in the Fraser Valley Area. Must have valid BC drivers licence and good work ethic. Ticketed mechanic’s are considered an asset.
Competitive Wages & Beneﬁts After 3 mos.
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Heavy Duty Mechanic or Millwright Legal Administrative Assistant and Medical Ofﬁce Assistant Instructors Needed CDI College Abbotsford Campus is looking for experienced and enthusiastic instructors to teach, lead, motivate and inspire students in our Legal and Health Care Programs. We are looking for instructors with strong leadership and communication skills who have a degree or diploma related to the area of instruction, minimum two years practical experience and teaching experience. Please check our website at http://www.cdicollege.ca/ for more information.
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Basement Systems Vancouver Inc. is a basement waterprooﬁng repair company and is growing You will run Company Provided high quality leads and close sales. Some previous sales exp. is required - you’re computer wise and outgoing. 100% commission based income, offering the highest commissions in the industry. We provide the BEST training, systems, products, and services in the business. We are the biggest and best. Reply with Resume as a word or PDF document to
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Our client, a Langley based international venture is looking for an experienced Heavy Duty Mechanic or millwright who will be responsible for assembling, installing and testing drive train and transmission equip. This is an indoor role for someone who enjoys daily challenges that come with working on new and innovative technologies. with Red Seal Certiﬁcation is an asset. COMPETITIVE SALARY AND BENEFITS OFFERED
E-mail resume: email@example.com or call: 604-278-1824 LUBE TECHNICIAN. Experience. an asset. Bring resume: 2474 West Railway St. or Fax 604-853-2778 QUALIFIED JOURNEYMAN or 3rd year apprentice plumber for full time employment in renovations and new construction. Must have own transportation and hand tools Please fax resume to (604)7957749 or email Bathe@telus.net WELDERS WANTED. Journeyman 2nd and 3rd year apprentices with tank manufacturing experience. Automated Tank Manufacturing Inc. Located in Kitscoty, Alberta. 20km West of Lloydminster is looking for 15 individuals that want long term employment and a secure paycheque. Journeyman wages $33. $37.50/hour. Wages for apprentices based on hours and qualiﬁcations. Beneﬁts, training programs, full insurance package 100% paid by company, proﬁt sharing bonus. Join a winning team. Call Basil or Blaine for an appointment or send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. 780-8462231 (Ofﬁce), 780-846-2241 (Fax).
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RELAXING SWEDISH MASSAGE ~ SPECIAL $65. *Stress Free *European *Private 604.230.4444 Rio Tinto Alcan is the aluminum product group of Rio Tinto, headquartered in Montreal, Canada. Building on more than a century of experience and expertise, Rio Tinto Alcan is the global leader in the aluminum industry. Rio Tinto Alcan is a global supplier of highquality bauxite, alumina and primary aluminum. Its AP smelting technology is the industry benchmark and its enviable hydroelectric power position delivers signiﬁcant competitive advantages in today’s carbon-constrained world. As part of Rio Tinto Alcan Primary Metal North America, the company’s BC Operation is based in Kitimat, British Columbia and is one of the largest industrial complexes in the province. Employing about 1400 people and contributing more than $269 million annually to the provincial economy, the Kitimat based aluminum operation is poised for future growth. Rio Tinto Alcan is seeking to ﬁll the following role at our Kitimat, BC operations with a successful candidate who will reside in the Kitimat/Terrace area. Metallurgist Position ID: KIT00020 The Metallurgist is responsible to assist the day to day operation with solving process and quality challenges, conducting studies of the properties of metals and alloys produced in Kitimat. The Metallurgist is also called upon to participate in continuous improvement initiatives and projects within the Operation. General overview of responsibilities: - Collect metal sample from production areas to monitor quality standards - Test composition in the lab through destructive and non destructive testing - Analyze metal samples in the lab - Perform structural analysis using sophisticated computer software - Documentation - Monitor and conﬁrm production process control status - Conﬁrm outgoing metal conformance with speciﬁcations - Issue reports and technical letters to advise management To qualify for this position, the candidate must have: - Engineering Degree in Metallurgy or Materials - Previous experience in an industrial setting (aluminum preferred) - Strong communication skills - Proven commitment to Health, Safety & Environment - Proven ability to foster and build relations The rewards and beneﬁts of working for Rio Tinto Alcan are market benchmarked and very competitive, including an attractive remuneration package, regular salary reviews, employee savings plan, competitive pension plan, a self education assistance policy, and comprehensive health & disability programs. To apply, please submit an online application (resume) directly at our website at www.jobs.riotinto.ca. Resumes must be received by Friday, 23rd March 2012. Rio Tinto Alcan would like to thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted will be contacted.
MILKER/dairy farm worker. I am seeking p/t morning milking position, 1-2/wk. Bonnie, 604-858-4909
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353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS AT NORTHWEST ROOFING Re-rooﬁng, Repair & New Roof Specialists. Work Guar. WCB.10% Senior’s. Disc. Jag 778-892-1530 GL ROOFING. Cedar shakes, Asphalt shingles, ﬂat rfs. Cln Gutters $80.604-832-1053. 1-855-240-5362
175 CATERING/PARTY RENTALS .
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Come Home to a Clean House 30 yrs exp.~ fast & reliable ~ $20/hr Mission area (604)820-6455 EXPERIENCED HOUSEKEEPER avail. Mon-Fri. Very thorough & efﬁcient. Exc refs. Nini 604-826-0722. EXP LICENSED HOUSECLEANER From Aldergrove to Mission. Call Barb @ Simply Clean 604-308-0849 HOUSEKEEPING BY KATHY $20/hr. (Not looking for staff) 604-850-5933 or 604-226-1988 RISE & SHINE CLEANING has an opening for 1 new client. Call: Laurie Moulton 604-820-3050
ALL DRYWALL BOARDING, TAPING, SPRAYTEX Basements & small jobs. Residential - Renovation - Repairs & Water Damage. JJ 604-671-0206 D & D DRYWALL. Boarding, taping, texturing painting & remodelling. Big or small jobs. Over 25 yrs exp. Free estimates. 604-853-3640. DRYWALL TAPING, Ceiling texture & Repairs. Small or large jobs. 604-859-1354 / Cell: 604-556-4696
359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL
MISSION TOPSOIL ✦ Screened Topsoil
✦ Mushroom Manure ✦ Bark Mulch ✦ Sand & Gravel
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.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
Call 1-866-690-3328 or see web site: www.4pillars.ca
SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240
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ABBOTSFORD. For rent or lease 12,000’ coverall. Good for storage or equestrian. Call (604)556-1966
FEED & HAY
Pick Up or Delivery 8590 SYLVESTER RD. 604-820-0808
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Spring Clean Up $195.00 Incld: power rake, moss, fertilizer, & lime. Add Aeration $40. Call Chris today 604-807-9020 www.yardprolandscaping.com
Coarse cedar Hay, $3/bale. Call (604)823-4710 GOOD LOCAL HAY No rain. Exc. for horses $6/per bale. (No delivery). 604-855-1153
“ ABOVE THE REST “ Int. & Ext., Unbeatable Prices, Professional Crew. Free Est. Written Guarantee. No Hassle, Quick Work, Insured, WCB.
GUTTER Cleaning Service, Repairs Free Est, 20 yrs exp, Rain or shine. 7 days/week. Simon 604-230-0627
Northstar Painting Ltd.- The Residential Specialists. BIG jobs, Small jobs - We do it all! Interior and Exterior Projects. Master Painters at Students Rates. WCB Safe, Reliable, Efﬁcient & Quality Paint. 778.344.1069
AMERICAN Cocker Spaniel pups. P/B. 1 shots, family raised. Ready for good home $750 ﬁrm 604-826-3655
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BERNESE Mountain Dog Puppies. 3 females vet chckd, 1st shots. $950. Langley.778-241-5504
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BUY - SELL - SWAP Gord, 604-880-4706 or Al, 604-941-8489 see our website:www.HSCSbc.ca
Door Installations Crown Moldings Additions
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TOM’S PAINTING & DECORATING 35 Years Exp. Tom Van Keulen 604-853-9429 ~ 778-982-2191
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AFFORDABLE CONTRACTOR Residential & Commercial Renovations & Repairs Floor To Ceiling Interior & Exterior. ~ Mold Removal Specialist ~ * Licensed * Insured * 25 Yrs Exp. 604-287-2600 www.salishdevelopments.ca
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ADDITIONS, Renovations & New Construction. Concrete Forming & Framing Specialist. 604.218.3064
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#1 PET SOURCE • Pet Food & Accessories • Livestock Feed & Hay • Wild Bird Seed & Accessories • Whole Lot More 34633 Vye Rd. Abbotsford B.C. (just past Costco) 604-556-7477 www.buckerﬁelds.org
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Robert or Gen 604-504-1559
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STANDARD SCHNAUZER pups. 17 - 19” / 30 - 35lbs full grown. $500. each. 604-826-5846 Mission.
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3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour
Yard Maintenance, Clean Up,
NORWEGIAN ELKHOUND pups. Dewormed, 1st vaccination. Ready March 15 - 21st. 604-823-2259 email@example.com
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R. G. HandyLandscaper
1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Real Professionals, Reasonable. Rates. Different From the Rest. 604-721-4555.
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Hemlock, Fir & Cedar
GAN LANDSCAPE. Pruning, lawn cutting & yard maintenance. Call Greg for free est. (604)857-9023
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ADRIAN’S LAWN CARE. All yard maintenance & cleanup, pruning, power raking & aerating. Certiﬁed & insured. Call Adrian 778-242-2807
LAMINATE ~ HARDWOOD ~ TILE Installation. Baseboards, Trim. Exp. Fast, Reliable. Rick 604-798-4681
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Cocker Spaniels: Proud parents of 8 pups, born Feb 2. 1st shots, dewormed, vet chkd, tails/dews done. Ready Apr 1. Purebred, no papers. $600. 604-888-0832 Eves
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A32 Abbotsford News Friday, March 9, 2012 MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 524
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MISC. FOR SALE
GENUINE HUDSON BAY 4 point wool blanket, gold color, excellent condition, $125. 604-859-0694
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FRUIT & VEGETABLES
OPEN Friday & Saturday 8 am ~ 6 pm 5486 Riverside Street Corner of Harris & Riverside Matsqui Village
FUEL FIREWOOD 778 - 878 - 5930
• Twins • Fulls • Queens • Kings 100’s in stock! www.Direct Liquidation.ca (604)294-2331
SLEEP DEPOT #9 - 32912 Mission Way,
615 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY STEEL OF A DEAL - BUILDING SALE! 20X24 $4798. 25X30 $5998. 30X42 $8458. 32X58 $12,960. 40X60 $15,915. 47X80 $20,645. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422. www.pioneersteel.ca
FOR SALE BY OWNER AGASSIZ $272,000
WE BUY HOUSES The OLDER. The DIRTIER. The BETTER. Flexible Terms. Quick Closing. Call us First! 604.657.9422
633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS
Mismatch Sets w/steel Edge Guards.
Single $229 / Dbl $309 / Queen $339
12x68 3Bed, 2bath Mobile in Abby park. Home $29,900. Pad $480/mo. Call 604-830-1960
With Ad - $100.00 off all: BackSupporter & Pocketcoil Sets Starting @ $599.
New SRI *1152 s/f dblwide $77,900 *14x70 full gyproc single wide, loaded $66,900. Repossessed Mobiles & Modulars. Chuck 604-830-1960. New SRI Single and double wides in Ruskin park with river view from $84,900. Chuck 604-830-1960
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Saturday, March 10th 8:30 - 3:00
32101 Mt. Waddington Ave
HOMESTEAD ESTATES Abbotsford, deluxe, large apts Newer, well maintained bldg. 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
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.
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Miscellaneous furniture & household items. 33830 Fern. 2 bdrm., 3 appl., lg deck, u/g parking, n/p, n/s $775. 33539 Holland The Crossing. 2 bdrm., 2 bath, end unit, top ﬂoor, 5 appl, granite, deck, u/g parking, n/s, n/p. $1100. 2535 Hill-Tout W. Abbt. 1 bdrm, 5 appl, u/g parking, n/s, n/p. $575
2594 James St. 560
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24’ LADDER; 7 Pce Dining Room ste; Loveseat, chair & 3 occasional chairs. Call 604-852-0128
HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper?
ReMax Little Oak Prop. Mgmt.
Eddy Wong Landmark Realty 26 years in Real Estate 604-308-6628
660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS
Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley
ABBOTSFORD CRIME FREE Multi Housing Program
CHELSEA MANOR 2977 Dahlstrom Pl.
BACHELOR APARTMENT $440/mo. N/P ~ N/S. Hot water & cable included. Quiet, parklike setting.
1 & 2 Bdrm ~ 2 Bath From $700 to $875/mo. photos@craigslist search Chelsea Manor Resident Manager
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2 Months FREE Rent or $300 Move-In Allowance - You Choose! Ask for Details! 2750 Fuller Street at George Ferguson Valley View Terrace Beautiful Large Updated Suites ✶ Large Kitchen Incl’s D/washer ✶ Quiet Well Maintained Bldg
PING PONG TABLE, $100. 604-853-6192. WHITE KENMORE DISHWASHER, $100. 604-853-6192. WHITE KENMORE STOVE, $100. 604-853-6192. WHITE KENMORE FRIDGE, $100. 604-853-6192. 27” SANYO TV, $50. 21” TV, $30. 604-853-6192. WANTED MOTOR BIKE, dirt or road, any size, running or not, will pay up to $100. 604-850-1528. MAYTAG CLOTHES DRYER, good condition, $75. 604-853-2664. CLINICAL PROCEDURES for Medical Assistants with CD Rom, $25. 604-851-9515. WANTED DVDs will pay up to $100. 604-864-9786. GREAT FOR CRAFTS, medium density MDF fiberboard, 32” X 48” X 1” and 36” X 48” X 1/2”, $8. Craftsman electric hand wood planer, $20. 604-859-4244. WASHER IN TOP SHAPE, $65. 604-864-6361. 2 MATCHING SINGLE HEADBOARDS, padded, white with touch of gold, $15. each. Ride-on duck, like new, $5. 604-864-2995. LADDER, 10’, ALUMINUM, like new, $75. Mexican sombrero, black, silver cord, excellent condition, $25. 604-864-2995. DELUXE CHILDCRAFT CRIB, white, metal hinges, both sides drop, casters, $100. 604-864-2995. CRIB MATTRESS, BEDDING, crib toys & more, $100. 604-864-2995. EXERCISE BIKE, good condition. Bargain! $30. Blank CD cases, 75, $10. 604-851-9515. CLOTHES DRYER, $75. 604-853-7223. 8’ ALUMINUM LADDER, $20. Two metal 6 shelf storage racks, 72” X 18” X 36”, $15. each. Two sheets, 3/4” plywood, $20. 604-852-4889. SMALL OAK TV STAND with storage underneath, $75. Small pine night table, $25. 604-758-1179. TWO DRAWER GREY filing cabinet, $40. Smaller oak coloured filing cabinet, $20. Phone 604-758-1179. TALL PINE BOOKCASE, $50. Large oak coat rack, $25. Phone 604-758-1179. BLUE JAMIS CROSS country mountain bike, $75. Sportek Path Finder, girl’s bike, $25. 604-758-1179. BISCUIT JOINER, $30. Airless sprayer, $70. 604-864-2227. 2 TRIGGER ALUMINUM SAW horses, $50. Portable planer, $25. Pine shelf / dresser, $25. 604-864-2227. DEWALT COMPOUND MITER saw, $50. Homesense loveseat slipcovered, $50. 604-864-2227. FLY MOTOR CROSS boots, size 5, excellent condition, $75. 604-859-0694. MEN’S MOTO X BOOTS, size 10 10 1/2, good condition, $45. Kid’s downhill Nordica ski boots, excellent condition, $45. 604-859-0694.
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2 BEDROOM ~ 1 BATH Extra Large Suites Free Heat & H. Water 3 Appls, Laundry Hook-Up. From $860/mo.
ABBOTSFORD,32120 Peardonville 2 bdrm, 1 bathrm. apt., F/S, D/W, gas f/p, A/C NO SMOKING, NO PETS. Doreen @ 604-302-1229.
WASHER IN GOOD clean working cond $100.00 604-826-2430 DRYER IN GOOD clean working cond $100.00 604-826-2430 GE DISHWASHER GOOD clean working cond $75.00 604-826-2430 FOR SALE HEAVY DUTY ratchet chain come along USA made brand, uses chain not cable $85.00 takes 604-768-9904 FOR SALE ONE white crane bathroom vanity sink, Correnet model A-1 condition with waste kit, taps $100.00 obo 604-768-9904 ANTIQUE CAST IRON Canadian Beaver 8” table saw with stock fence and blade guard, 110 Volt motor and guide $100.00 604-768-9904 OLDER STEEL BODY CANADIAN Beaver 8” table saw with original fence and blade guide. Good working condition $85.00 604-768-9904 FOR SALE STEEL body 8” table saw Dunlop brand sold through Simpson Sears as is condition 115 volt $50.00 takes 604-768-9904 BRAND NEW UNUSED auto parts washer, still in box 79X44X32 cm, green colour, has electric pump $100.00 firm 604-768-9904 FOUR SALE: FOUR heavy duty truck, car tire floor dollies never used A1 mint, black with lock brakes $100.00 604-768-9904 WHITE POLY LAUNDRY tub with brass drain tail pipe, used but in good condition, first $25 takes 604-768-9904 NEW APT SIZE microwave oven Danby brand white used a couple of times first $50 cooks 604-768-9904 OLDER MODEL CHAIN saw McCullogh Mac-110 yellow new chain rarely used asking only $75.00 604-768-9904 RARE CAST IRON H.D. house crew jack number 18, 16-ton capacity, nice condition first $75 takes 604-768-9904 ONE PAIR OF 16” white 6-bolt pattern GMC rims very clean like new with chrome beauty rings, caps $45.00 604-768-9904 SEVEN PAINTED WHITE mahogany solid Bi-fold closet doors A1 condition 25”X79” take all for $100.00 firm 604-768-9904 FOR SALE BLACK and Decker radial arm saw 10” blade type in excellent order has stand one owner $100.00 604-768-9904 NEW WHITE interior provincial door and hardware 32”X80” A-1 condition $85.00 takes 604-768-9904 ANOTHER WHITE INTERIOR new provincial door and hardware 30”X80” A1 condition first $85 takes 604-768-9904 FOR SALE ONE 40-gallon nat gas H.W.T. almost 5 years old, John Woods brand good working cond $100.00 604-768-9904
PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY – ONE WORD IN EACH SPACE
Close to schools and Shopping
604-556-7742 “Seniors Discount”
BMX 20” BIKE, hand brakes, pegs back and front 360 degree steering, excellent condition, $65. Solomon snow blades, adjustable binding, $35. 604-859-0694. KID’S BURTON SNOWBOARD boots, size 1, excellent condition, $35. Roller skates, very nice condition, $45. 604-859-0694. WALKER, SUNBURST MEDICAL, 4 wheels & resting seat, personal mobility freedom, short, adjustable, light weight, new, easy handling, $100. 604-854-8741. WALKER, INVACARE adjustable to height, two wheels, indoor use, new, $75. 604-854-8741. YARN DONATIONS WANTED free by local non-profit, to knit and crochet blankets for homeless and needy in Abbotsford. 604-504-3713. 6 KITCHEN CHAIRS, OAK finish, good condition, $50. obo. Call 604-851-2210. FREE 32” TOSHIBA TV, excellent picture & color. 30 CDs, Josh Groban, 3 Tenors, Ray Charlies, Kenny G., Phantom Opera, etc. All $35. 604-853-5959. 30 MORE CDs, Elvis, KD Lang, Mariah Carey, Bryan Adams, James Taylor, Andrea Bocelli, 3 Tenors, Sarah McLachlan etc. $35. 604-853-5959. G.E. FRIDGE, good shape, $99. obo. 604-850-2185. ZENITHTV, 25”, $35. obo. Britannica encl., $50. obo. Canadian ency., $15. obo. 604-850-3621. FISH TANK 44 GALLON corner unit with stand canopy light and rock. $100.00 604-826-8510 WINDOW WHITE VINYL slider 57X34 V.G.C. $50.00 604-826-0041 DOOR INTERIOR NEW white 80X32 6 panel design incl frame $50.00 604-826-0041 INSULATION WANTED R10 or R14 must be clean up to $25.00 604-826-0041 WALL MOUNT ELECTRIC fireplace $100.00 604-826-2393 BRAUN MULTI-PRACTIC De-Luxe food processor exc cond $45.00 604-820-0942 BELGIUM 100% WOOL area rug approx 8X12 emerald chateau imperial design, almost new cond $50.00 604-820-8218 OUTBACK CHAPS FOR motorcycle or bush $25.00 604-820-8218 WANTED: OLD STEEL CHAINSAW in any cond, Model 08S for parts, pay up to $20.00 604-826-0482 WANTED: SOFFITS pay up to $100.00 depending on what you have 604-826-0482 FRIDGE IN GOOD clean working cond $100.00 604-826-2430 STOVE IN GOOD clean working cond $100.00 604-826-2430 FIR STAIR SPINDLES 34 total, 32-32”X1 1/2”X1 1/2”, 2-32”X3 1/2”X3 1/2” some are used some new A! condition $100.00 takes all 604-768-9904
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1 Bdrm from $680/mo 2 Bdrms from $795/mo
ABBOTSFORD. Charlotte Manor. 2 Bdrm - $750/mo. incl hot water. Near rec center/bus. Ref’s. On duty manager. Call: 604-864-8565.
ABBOTSFORD. Aldergleen 2 bdrm, quiet location, 5 appls cls to amnts, ns/np, $850 Refs 604-437-8880
PEARL DRUM SET, $1000, receipts for $1000 in upgrades, located in Hope. Call 1 (604)869-7329
Abbotsford. 33850 Fern St. 2 bd, 2 bath, 2nd ﬂr. undgrnd prkg. Coin laund., 3 appl., N/P, $750 Avail now. Collin, Stratatech Property Management (604)703-6209
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33810 Fern St.
Mission Phone 604-820-2282
Avail now. 2 bdrm. 3 appl. Parking. Ns/np. $780/mo. Move in allowance. 778-344-7654
Private Coin Collector Looking to Purchase Collections,Mint Sets, Accumulations, Olympic, Gold, Silver Coins etc. Please call Travis 604-377-5748
(assessed value) Completely Reno’d 3 bdrm w/partial ﬁn ste. Large lot, garage, deck & great view in all directions. Owner will take trade. (auto, trailer, etc.) Call: (604) 5416391 or 671-7498
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ABBOTSFORD,32120 Peardonville 2 bdrm, 2 bathrm. apt., F/S, D/W, gas f/p, A/C NO SMOKING, NO PETS. Doreen @ 604-302-1229.
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Abbotsford News Friday, March 9, 2012 A33 RENTALS 706
Abbotsford Central Mountainview - Bakerview THIS IS WHERE YOU WANT TO LIVE
MAINSTREET EQUITY CORP.
Under New Ownership For One Year Lease 13th Month FREE Rent!
LET’S MAKE A DEAL NEW LOWER RENTS SENIOR’S DISCOUNT
Rental Incentive on 1 year Lease
1 & 2 Bedroom Suites
PET FRIENDLY BUILDINGS!
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.
2485 Hilltout Street 1 Bedroom - $604.00 2 Bedrooms - $688.00
This property is a participant in the Multi-Housing Crime Free Program.
For more info & viewing call
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.
Phone 604-556-7705 ABBOTSFORD
Forest Terrace Apartments 34313 Forrest Terrace Abbotsford’s Best Kept Secret
1 & 2 Bdrms Stes 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
2525 Hilltout Street 1 Bedroom - $604.00 2 Bedrooms - $688.00
Park Lane Manor 33331 Old Yale Road
604-615-5402 Professionally managed by Gateway Property Management
Call 604-751-2147 604-557-3592 or 604-751-5595 2814 Pratt Crescent 1 Bedroom from $655.00 2 Bdrms from $779.00
Call 604-557-6054 32030 George Ferguson Way
1 Bedroom from $665.00 2 Bdrms from $756.00
Under New Management
Rental Incentive on 1 year Lease Pet Friendly Buildings!
1 Month FREE Rent On 1 Year Lease Early and Immediate Possession Available
33136 George Ferguson Way
CHELSEA PARK GARDENS 33710 Marshall Road
Age 40 Senior & Adult Oriented Come See What You Have Been Missing!
33184 George Ferguson Way
1 Bdrms ..... from $625/mo. 2 Bdrms ...... from $771/mo.
Call Esther 604-853-0549
1 Bedroom from $725.00 2 Bdrms from $825.00
1 Bedroom from $634.00 2 Bdrms from $722.00
Call 604-751-2165 Mainstreet Equity
Villa Vista 33292 Robertson Ave East
apartments are well secured and safe homes for your peace of mind.
Bachelors ........ from $521/mo. 1 Bdrms ........... from $625/mo. 2 Bdrms ........... from $771/mo.
33263 Bourquin Crescent East
Great View Available Now! 1 Bedroom - Also Bach. & 2 Bedroom SENIORS DISCOUNTS Heat, Hot Water & Basic Cable included. Crime Free & Certiﬁed. N/S - N/P, Close to all amens. Lease & Refs. Required.
Call 604-852-7350 ABBOTSFORD
Heat & Hot Water Included D D D D
Outdoor Pool Parking Extra Storage Renovated / No Pets
1 BDRMS from $595/mo. 2 BDRMS from $750/mo. 3 BDRMS. from $1050/mo.
Under New Ownership For One Year Lease 13th Month FREE Rent!
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
MEADOWOOD Apartment & Townhouse Complex
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 Near 5 Corners. 1 bdrm $625/mo (1 person) 2 bdrm $725/mo. Call (604)751-3885 ABBOTSFORD. Tempo: 2 bdrm + den $1100/m; 1 bdrm + den, $875, Avail immed. Call Collin at Stratatech Consulting, 604-703-6209 CLEARBROOK. 2 bdrm, 2 baths, condo on Mt. Waddington. No dogs, N/S. 2 u/g parking stalls. Avail. immed. $1000/mo. 604-853-3873 MISSION: 1 bdrm $625 (1 person) or 2 brm $725, 2nd or 3rd Ave Call Steve: (604)751-3885 MISSION 2 BDRM APT on quiet cul-de-sac. W/D incl. Background & credit check performed. $750/mo. No pets. Avail now 604-820-6927
CENTURY 21 ACE AGENCIES LTD. Nature’s Gate-2 bd, 2 bath, quiet gated location, 6 appli, plus f/p, laminate ﬂr, open concept, w/high ceilings, N/P N/S $1150.00 Corina Court Top Floor- 2 bed, 2 bath, 5 appli, south view, gas f/p, u/g park. N/P N/S $900.00 Beautiful Citadel Ridge - 2 units, both 1 bed + den, in suite laundry, s/s+black kit. appli, some h/w & granite, encl. single garage, stone f/p. N/P N/S $900.00 The Westwood - 2 bed, 2 bath, 6 appli, f/p, open concept, some granite & some laminate, walk to Mouat School N/P N/S $1100.00 Tamarind Westside – ½ month free rent!! several units, 1 bed & 1 bed& den, urban ﬁnishes, laminate, some have granite, 6 appl. u/g park + storage locker, 2nd parking $25.00 N/P N/S $800.00 - $825.00 The Tempo!!!! - 1 bed, 1 bath, laminate and carpet, 6 appl, easy freeway access, close to shopping. N/S N/P $800.00 Carriage Lane Age restricted, heat & hydro included, upper large 1 bed & den. 5 appli, newer ﬂooring (laminate & carpet), 2 covered decks, 1 parking, storage locker. N/S N/P, $950.00 ALL PROPERTIES CAN BE VIEWED AT kijiji.ca
CLEARBROOK Crime Free Living 31790 UNION AVENUE HURON COURT $200 MOVE-IN ALLOWANCE (Ask For Details)
✳ 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
Bachelors .... from $521/mo. 1 Bdrms ...... from $625/mo. 2 Bdrms ...... from $771/mo. 33298 Robertson Ave.
1 Bdrms ...... from $574/mo. 2 Bdrms ...... from $653/mo.
Under New Ownership For One Year Lease 13th Month FREE Rent!! Town & Country Apartments 1948 McCallum Road 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
Under New Ownership For One Year Lease 13th Month FREE Rent! Richard Court 33333 12th Avenue 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
Member - Crime Free Program
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Rental Incentives Available
Friendly Management 1 & 2 Bedroom Suites Insuite Laundry Adult Oriented
1990’s Well Maintained Condo Secured & Quiet. No Pets Pls. Amenities nearby & bus at front
1 bdrm +den/strg +prkg $625 2 bdrm +den/strg +prkg $780
33370 George Ferguson Way
33366 2nd Ave. Mission
Quiet, well managed, on site manager. Close to Downtown & Westcoast Express. NO PETS. References Required.
MISSION area. 800 SQ. FT. SHOP. Available April 1. $450 + hst + hydro + gas. Security check and ref’’s. Call 604-820-8477, 604-820-0832.
Managed by ECM Strata - Rental Division
MISSION FOR Rent 2 bedroom Duplex. Close to Hospital, transit & Schools. Large fenced yard. $800/month Call 604 826-5654
MISSION post & beam 2 bd nr secluded lake, owner occ, n/s, no parties, sm pet neg $975/mo incl utils, chedit ✔ refs. (604)820-7721 eves
APARTMENTS Large, Bright & Clean
733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS
1 & 2 Bdrms Avail No Pets. Written ref’s required.
Mission -GARDENER’S DELIGHT HAZTIC LAKE 2 bdrm mobile home in quiet park. Refs req. $800/mo. 1 Small dog ok. Call after 6pm 604855-8169 or 604-820-9332
Call 604-826-7880 MISSION: PRINCESS DAPHNE APTS - SPACIOUS 1 bdrm starting at $630 & 2 bds starting $750, 1.5 bth, h, h/w & prkg incl.Games rm Criminal Record check may be req. 33561 Third Ave. 604-820-3013.
Mind your business!
EXCEPTIONAL LEASE RATE Located in downtown Vancouver Yukon/2nd Ave. where average rates for retail are $33 per foot giving a gross mthly lease rate of $12375.00 but this 4500 sf shop in this very prime location across from ICBC is avail. for $7500/mo net lease cost. A smaller 2500 sf shop is also avail. for $3500/mo net. Ray 778-999-0581
ABBOTSFORD, 32052 George Ferguson Way. Reno’d 2 bdrm, 2 baths, 2 storey, in suite ldry, 2 prk, $950/mo. + utils. Avail. April 1st. 778-552-1808 or 604-557-0411.
NOW available CHILLIWACK, Patten Ave. 1bdrm/bachelor. Below market value. Near hospital, ideal for students, Intended for people of aboriginal descent. Laundry facilities available onsite. Close to bus routes. N/P. N/S. Call 604-8203324 or firstname.lastname@example.org
WAREHOUSE/OFFICE space available immed. 2337 Townline Rd. Abbotsford. Call 604-854-5405.
1 bdrms. from $630/mo.
709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL ABBOTSFORD - Attractive ofﬁce &/or Retail Spaces Available. All located within Abbotsford’s business core. Ph Frank@ Noort Investments 604-835-6300. Abbotsford, Ross Rd., quiet, clean, practical 2700sf rural warehouse/storage/workshop. Ideal for hobbiest. $900/m. Avail March 3. Call Gary @ Stratatech Property Management, (604)793-5055 ABBOTSFORD WAREHOUSE / WORKSHOP ind for lse. 3000/7500 sf. High ceiling, bay drs. 3 phase power. Reas. rate. 1653 Salton Rd. across from UFV. 604-859-4315.
HOMES FOR RENT
129 Sumas Way 950 sq. ft. home. 2 bdrm, 1 bath. Near Shopping, park and entertainment. Large Lot for parking an RV. Available March 1 $950/mo. Pets Allowed. Call 604 309-8523 Abb. Clearbrook Rd. Newly Reno’d 2450 sq. ft. House w/ sauna & shower. 4 bdrms, 1½ baths, large rooms. Laundry, gas f/p. Alarm. Fenced yard, large garage. Close to all amenits. N/S. N/P. Avail. March 1. $1475/mo. + Utils. 604-5439820. ABBOTSFORD 1785 Mt Lehman Rd. 3 bdrm, 1 bath, F/S W/D. Avail immed. $800. 604-854-6101. ABBOTSFORD. 4 bdrm house, ctrl area near schls & shops. $1400 + utils. Avail now. 604-850-7609
33405 Bourquin Place
1 Bdrms ...... from $604/mo. 2 Bdrms ...... from $688/mo.
Call 604-751-2125 For leasing enquiries Call 604-751-2934 Mainstreet Equity Corp.
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1909 SALTON RD.
Forest Village Apartments
WALK TO UNIVERSITY - 1Large 1 bdrm @ $650/mo. - 1Large 2 bdrm @ $820/mo. - 1Large 3 bdrm @ $938/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.
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WEST POINT VILLA 31831 Peardonville Rd. 2 bdrm Inside suite, 2 bath, lndry, gas F/P, U/G prkg lnd. $880/mo incl’s hot water and gas. Avail Now!
Paul (604) 864-4942 MISSION, 7696 Grand St. 2 Bdrm apt, reno’d quiet bldg. On-site manager. Avail now. $750/mo. Call: 604-287-6787 or 778-552-1808.
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A34 Abbotsford News Friday, March 9, 2012 RENTALS 736
HOMES FOR RENT
ABBOTSFORD $1100 - 1/2 duplex on Princess, 2bd up, 1 down, rec room, 2 bath, w/d hook-ups, f/s, fenced yard, n/p, avail NOW. Excellent references required.
Call 604-855-7393 - Ask for Hans ABBOTSFORD. Available immed. 2078 Peardonville Rd. Very clean 4 bdrm + 2 dens, 2 bath, gas heat / ďŹ replace, ldry, large rec-room, 5 appl. N/s. Would suite an extended family, $1800/mo. To view 604-8514169. References required. ABBOTSFORD. Avail. April 1st 2644 Cyril St. Central location, very clean 2 bdrm rancher, 1 bath, f/s, garage for storage, wood f/p, fcd yd, new carpet, gas heat, ldry hook up. Prefer n/s. $900/mo. 604-851-4169 ABBOTSFORD. Avail. April 1st. 2865 Justice Way. Near schools, bus route & shops. 3 bdrm, 2 bath, f/s, lge rec-room & ldry hook ups. Large yard with 2 sundecks. N/s. $1300/mo. Refâ€™s req. 604-851-4169
HOMES FOR RENT
821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS
MISSION: 1 Bdrm ste incl cbl/hydro N/P, N/S. Avail now. $600/mo. No lndry. Call: (604)615-6700.
ROOMS FOR RENT
ABBOTSFORD ROOM FOR RENT Available immediately. $400/mo. Call: 778-552-4418. ABBOTSFORD. Rooms fr $450. Nr UFV, shops, Mill Lake, bus. Incl net TV, w/d, utils. Np/ns. 604-746-0446
Looking for mature student. 2min to bus. Furn bdrm. own bthrm, sh ldry, m/w, TV cbl, internet, refs. DD. N/d, n/p. $700mo. Apr 1. 604-864-0355
ABBOTSFORD. For rent or lease 12,000â€™ coverall. Good for storage or equestrian. Call (604)556-1966
MISSION 2 bdrm. bright, lower level walk-out, f/p, w/d. ns/np. Fcd yd, avl immed $675 +% util 604-820-8853 MISSION: 2 bdrm bsmt. suite. Available now. N/S, N/P. Nr sch. 604-820-3931 - 604-751-4186 MISSION NEW LARGE 2BDRM n/s, n/p, avail now. Rent incl utils (604)826-0493 or 604-807-9221
ABBOTSFORD 2 bdrm., all utils. & appl. incl. No cable. Close to all amens. $1200 mo. Avail. immed. N/S N/P. (778)808-2222 Refs reqâ€™d ABBOTSFORD. 3 bdrm. house, 2 baths & rec room. Nr 3 schls, bus & Townline Plaza. $1250/mo. Immed. Np/ns 604-852-3452; 778-549-0911 ABBOTSFORD. 3Bd upper, 2 bath, quiet area nr school/plaza. $1000 incl lndry +60%utils. 604-866-7493 ABBOTSFORD. Lovely 2 bdrms, 1,000 sq.ft. New paint & ďŹ‚ooring. Free lndry. $895/mo. incl hydro & gas. Cat ok. April 1. 604-830-2906. ABBOTSFORD nice 4 bdrm suite with 3 baths, near all amens. N/S, cat ok. $1300 + utils. 778-552-1703 ABBOTSFORD Townline area. Renovated 4 bdrm. upstairs. NS/NP. Avail now. $1300/mo. 604-807-4540 aft 12 pm MISSION 3 bdrm upper, 2full baths, d/w, f/s, fresh paint. Ns/np, refâ€™s, dam.deposit. $1100. 604-826-2950.
LOCKABLE STORAGE / WORKSHOP spaces. 20â€™ X 40â€™, drive in. Small sizes available. 6 am - 10 pm access. Chase Monday - Friday. 8 am - 5 pm. 604-826-2383
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2427 McCallum Rd. 3 bdrm, drive way parking, new paint, small yard, pets okay $900.
Individual Insulated Bays All Bays Alarmed
31313 Upper Maclure 4 bdrm, dbl garage, 5 appl, 2.5 baths, small yard, n/p, n/s $1400.
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33330 Westbury 3 bdrm and den end unit, 2 baths, shared yard, carport, new paint, new ďŹ‚ooring, pets considered $1000
604-854-4664 Located in Abbotsford
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ABBOTSFORD. 2 bdrm. 1300 sf. Recently remodeled. Lge living rm, f/p, spac priv yard. $850. incl cable, hydro & ldry. Ns/np. 604-855-8163
1977 PORSCHE TARGA, 6 cyl, 12,000 kms, green, excellent cond., $9950. Call: (604)921-9162
ABBOTSFORD. 2 bdrm. bsmt. suite on farm, Matsqui area. Ns/np. Avail. now $750/mo. incl. hydro. No ldry. 604-826-3842; 604-615-4545
2008 PONTIAC WAVE, 4 dr sedan, auto, 150K, runs & looks good, white, $4850 ďŹ rm. (604)538-9257
1990 VOLVO 740 SW. Needs TLC. Aircared. $800. obo. Call (604)9961082
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MISSION 1 Bd & Bachelor, furn or unfurn. FARM, SHOP & pool. W/D. $500-$600 incl. 604-826-3874
MISSION FARM: quiet, safe, ample prkg. Hydro, water, sewage, lndry, cbl/net. $300-$500. (604)826-3874
Sweet Rancher by Thriftyâ€™s â€“ 3 bed, 1.5 bath, 5 appli, gas f/p, some laminate, great patio,db. garage,sm pet neg N/S $1100.00 Large on Empress - view from 5 bed, 4 bath family home, 7 appli dbl. gar, 2 gas f/p, fam on main, rec rm dwn, N/PN/S $2000. Cute on Clearbrook! 2 bed, 1 bath, reďŹ nished original hardwd, clean w/bsmnt. N/S N/P $950.00 McCallum Rd. Rancher - 2 bd, 1 bath, walk to Abby Collegiate or Abby Middle, part fenced backyard, cov. prkng.N/S N/P $800.00 ALL PROPERTIES CAN BE VIEWED AT kijiji.ca
ABBY. 1 BR BASEMENT STE NICE CLEAN NO SMOKING NO PETS AVL NOW 604-852-7370
MISSION Clean 2 bdrm. mobile home. Adult park. W/d, f/s, yard. April 1. $750/mo 604-820-1301
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CLEARBROOK 5 Bdrm house with 4 appls and big yard, avail now, $1200/mo. NS/NP. 604-855-8300
Townline Rd., W. Abbt. Large 6 bdrm., 3 bath on acreage, deck, garage, $1900. No pets. Topaz W. Abbt. 6 bdrm., 2.5 bath, carport, covered deck, 7 appl. N/p, n/s. $1600. Near Lumar Pl. E. Abbt. 3 bdrm & den, detached sgl garage, quite private area $1300 pets okay. Fairlane St. 4 bdrm, 5 appl, deck, dbl carport, dead-end street. Pets okay $1300 Peterson, Mission. 4 bed, incl 2 bed suite, 7 appl, carport, fenced, n/p, n/s $1400
2009 Montana 3400RL
912 Microwave, washer/dryer combo, 3 burner stove, 2 recliners, and free standing dinette. $54,983 (Stk.32434) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644
847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 2004 ACURA NDX black on black 2nd owner, loaded. Asking $15,500. 604-805-7773 2004 FORD EXPLORER SP. 2 door, 5 spd, standard, 176,000 kms. New brakes & tires. Aircared. Well maintained, good condition. $4900. obo. 604-813-6763
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ABBOTSFORD. 3 bdrm. All appls. $1200 Incl utils. No cable. Close to high school. Avail. April 1. N/S N/P. Refs required. Call (778) 808-2222.
ABBOTSFORD 3 bdrm big deck all appl incl laundry close to Godson school fenced yard NP/NS $1090/mo Tim 604-856-4440
ABBOTSFORD: 3 bdrm bsmt ste. $1200 incl lndry & utils. Cls to schls & hosp. N/P, N/S. (604)302-9949 ABBOTSFORD Bachelor suite. Suit person w/light cooking, no stove. Sh ldry. $600/mo. util incl 604-854-8741 Need A Vehicle! Guaranteed Auto Loan. Apply Now, 1.877.680.1231 www.UapplyUdrive.ca
ABBOTSFORD. Bright, lge 1 bdrm. & den, walkout bsmt. off Whatcom Rd. 6 appl., private yard. Totally renodâ€™d Avail. immed. N/s. Pets? $800/mo. incl. utils. 778-878-7518
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ABBOTSFORD E Delair/Whatcom 2 bdrm. walkout bsmt. in new house. Insuite ldry. $750/mo. incl. utils. & cable. April 1. Np/ns. 604-556-7358
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1997 20 ft. Slumber Queen Class C Motorhome. Chev chassis, fully equipt. Many Extras. $15000. Call 604-796-0230 1997 ALPENLITE. 26â€™ 5th wheel. Like new. $10,900. obo. Call 604853-6639
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ABBOTSFORD E. Lge 1 & 2 bdrm bright suites. Insuite laundry. Safe area, cls to fwy. Avail now. NS/NP. $750 & $900/mo. 604-852-8280.
ABBOTSFORD. Near Townline. Neat & spacious 2 bdrm. Sep entry. Near 3 schls. Immed. 604-852-2697 ABBOTSFORD. New 2 bdrm., basement suite, $675 mo. Avail. now. N/S. Pet OK. (604)835-9540 ABBOTSFORD, new 2 bdrm grd lvl bsmt ste. Nr bus & UCFV. Apr 1st. Incl utils/cble. N/S. (604)855-7175 ABBOTSFORD. Rural setting on Sumas Mtn. 600sq/ft bachelor suite. Partly furnâ€™d, patio, priv entry, gas f/p, shared laundry. Ns/np, refâ€™s. reqâ€™d. 4 WD an asset. $585/mo incl utils, satellite & WiFi. Avail Apri 1st. Call 778-786-4163 after 4pm. ABBOTSFORD WEST. Bright spac. 1 bdrm ste abv. grd. $800 incl utils. net/cble. lndry. Fncd yd. Avail now. 778-982-4144 or 1-780-862-8781.
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AND OTHERS RE: THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM THOMAS GORDON RITCHIE,
Creditors and others having claims against the estate of WILLIAM THOMAS GORDON RITCHIE are hereby notiďŹ ed under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executors on or before April 22, 2012, after which date the Executors will distribute the estate among the parties entities to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executors then has notice.
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KEY TRACK AUTO SALES CARS & VANS:
1999 PONTIAC SUNFIRE 4dr auto sdn Aircare ST#152 $1995 2002 PONTIAC SUNFIRE 4dr auto sdn ST#195 $2995 2002 PONTIAC SUNFIRE 2dr, auto AirCare ST#182 $2995 1996 ACURA TL 4dr auto, leather, fully loaded ST#177 $2995 2002 PONTIAC MONTANA 7 passenger, auto, Aircare ST#186 $3495 2002 FORD WINDSTAR sport 7 pass auto Aircare ST#108 $3495 1997 ACURA LE auto 4dr sdn leather full load ST#175 $3995 2000 HONDA CIVIC 4DR auto sdn st#169 $3995 1997 HONDA CRV Aircare auto only this week ST#97 $3995 2000 SUZUKI ESTEEM 4dr auto sdn ST#88 $4500 2005 NISSAN SENTRA 4dr auto sdn full load ST#03 ST#89 $5,900 2003 BUICK GRANDVUE 7 pass auto ST#189 $6900 2004 NISSAN ALTIMA 4dr auto sdn ST#168 $7900
TRUCKS THIS WEEK:
2002 GMC SONOMA EXT cab auto st#166 $4995 2007 FORD RANGER 4X4 auto super cab st#193 $12,900 2005 FORD F250 XLT quad cab 4X4 auto diesel ST#125 $8,900 2005 FORD F350 XLT crew cab 4X4 auto diesel ST#134 $10,900 2001 FORD F350 Dually 4X4 crew cab XLT 7.3L pwrstrk diesel ST#130 $11,900 2001 FORD F350 Crew cab Lariat 7.3L power stroke diesel 4x4 ST#46 $12,900 2007 FORD F350 XLT crew cab 4X4 auto diesel ST#128 $14,900 2006 FORD F350 CREW cab Lariat 4X4 auto long box diesel ST#118 $15,900 2008 GMC 2500 HD quad cab SLE 4x4 auto fully loaded ST#145 $16,900 2006 FORD F350 QUAD CAB 4X4 auto diesel ST# 17 $15,900 2006 FORD F350 CREW CAB Lariat leather 4X$ auto diesel ST#164 $17,995
deceased formerly of Abbotsford, BC.
BRIAN JOHN LOUGHLIN and STEWART JOHN RITCHIE by their solicitors, RDM LAWYERS LLP 33695 South Fraser Way Abbotsford, BC V2S 2C1
REPAIRERS LIEN WHEREAS JOHN SHAW Is indebted to MSA Ford Sales Ltd. for service debts on a 2001 Ford F250. Vin# 1FTNX21F61EB04058. A lien is claimed under the act. There is presently an amount due and owing of $4393.59 plus any additional costs for storage and sale. Notice is hereby given that on the 20th of March, 2012 or thereafter, the said vehicle will be sold. The vehicle is currently stored at MSA Ford Sales Ltd. 30295 Automall drive, Abbotsford BC V2T 5M1. For more info call MSA Ford Sales at 604-857-2293
Warehouse Lien Act We will dispose of namely one (1) 1994 Mustang VIN # 1FALP404XRF162351 for storage of $347.20, registered to Rai Ravinder Singh of 32741 Kudo Dr. Mission, B.C. V2V 6T5 plus ongoing storage & HST. View & bid at Ginos Towing, 2645 Kingsway Ave, Port Coquitlam, BC.
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ABBOTSFORD large newly renoâ€™d 2 bdrm grnd lvl suite, nr Rick Hansen Sec. Ns/np, $700 incl utils/net. 604-855-0053 or 778-240-4819. ABBOTSFORD. Matsqui area. 2 bdrm. bsmt. suite. Np/ns. No laundry. Avail now. Incl hydro. 604-5563691 or 604-557-8023
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
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2004 JEEP GRAND Cherokee Ltd. 4x4, auto, green, 126K, $7000 ďŹ rm. Call 604-538-4883
2001 GMC SIERRA 4x4, extâ€™d cab, auto, green, 135K, $8000 ďŹ rm. Call: (604)538-9257
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ALUMINUM BOAT WANTED, 10â€™, 12â€™ or 14â€™, with or without motor or trailer, will pay cash, 604-319-5720
2011 Hyundai Accent GL, 4 dr sedan, loaded, only 25,000km, $12,800, exec. cond. 604-793-5520 (5961)
â€˜06 FORD TAURUS 4dr, V6, auto, fully loaded #STP9023....$4000 â€˜06 DODGE Grand CARAVAN Sto-N-Go 7 pgr V6 auto loaded #STP7404....$3995 â€˜05 DODGE CARAVAN 4dr, 7 pgr, V6, auto, loaded #STP9917....$3495 â€˜04 CHEVY EPICA 4dr, 4 cyl, auto, loaded, 91K #STP8816....$4000 â€˜04 PONTIAC SUNFIRE 2dr, 4 cyl, 5 spd, a/c, cd #STP4112....$2800 â€˜03 CHEVY CAVALIER 4dr, 4cyl, aotu a/c #STP8994....$3400 â€˜03 CHEV 12 Passenger VAN V8 auto loaded, local #STP7387....$5000 â€˜03 OLDS SILHOUTTE Van, V6, 7psgr, auto, full load #STP6805....$3495 â€˜02 MAZDA PROTEGE 4dr, 4cyl, auto, a/c #STP8783....$3000 â€˜01 CHEVY CAVALIE 4dr, 4cyl, auto, a/c #STP6897....$2800 â€˜01 FORD WINDSTAR 4dr, 7pgr, V6, loaded, Aircared #STP2411....$2995 â€˜00 GMC SAFARI 8 pgr, V6, auto, loaded #STP5217....$3200 â€˜98 GMC SAFARI AWD 8 pgr, V6, auto, loaded #6074....$2400 â€˜92 VOLVO 960 4dr, auto, loaded, local, 1 ownr #STP2916....$1150
2004 HONDA CIVIC DX 4cyl 4dr auto a/c p/dl keyless entry,103K Great cond! $7900. 604-626-8894
Fri Mar 9th
REESE TRAILER HITCH, heavy duty, allmost new $200 obo. (604)820-8218
1999 BMW 323i - black on black, 180k, local, 5 spd. 4 dr. sedan, very clean, one owner, pwr. options, just serviced. $6495 / 604.312.7415
2467 Clearbrook Rd
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1994 CHRYSLER INTREPID 4 door, automatic. 130,000 kms. 3.3L, good gas mileage, green. $2500. Call (604)850-6976 1995 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE. Aircared. Work done, good condition. $1000. 604-859-3439 1997 BUICK LESABRE LTD leather, 139 kms, prem. cond., one owner, $3900/obo. (778)565-4230 2000 CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE. Silver,black top. 350 auto.Too much to list!! $24,900. Call 604-313-7014 2001 CHRYSLER INTREPID SE 2.7L, V-6, air, loaded, 170K, Exc. Cond. $2850 (604)556-4242 2002 OLDSMOBILE INTRIGUE, senior driven, 89,000kms, $4500. Hope (604)869-7329 2005 PONTIAC G5, 4 dr. 4 cyl., auto, 87,000km. $5300 obo (604)746-2458
Camera rear vision, dual pane windows, elec. Awning, A/C, 2000 watt inverter, $5000 IN SAVINGS! $94,483 (Stk.31063A) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644 2007 20â€™ CLASS C FORD Adventurer, 114K kms sleeps 4, f/s,full bath $29,500 obo (604)826-4925 40â€™ DUTCH STAR with Cummings turbo diesel, less than 59,000 mi. Always stored indoors, looks like new, economical to operate, 2 slides, din. booth, 2 a/cond, 2 TVâ€™s, 2 CD & 2 VHS players, ldry., propane generator (6500W). Must be seen. 604-854-3266 MISSION - Sun Valley Trout Park & RV - RV - 33 - 1/2 ft long. Deck, sunrm, 2 sheds, fenced yrd. Many options. Must be seen to be appreciated. $16,000/obo. Call (604)826-5280 or 604-855-5673
33166 S. Fraser Way, Abbotsford DL#31038
Warehouse Lien Act of B.C.
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BigSteelBox.com, 37400 North Parallel Road, Abbotsford, BC claims a Warehouse Lien against Chimere Derkatch of Abbotsford, BC for arrears of container rent amounting to $1673.40, plus any additional costs of storage that accrue. If not paid in full the contents, household goods, will be sold or disposed of March 19, 2012.
Warehouse Lien Act of B.C. BigSteelBox.com, 37400 North Parallel Road, Abbotsford, BC claims a Warehouse Lien against Brenda Perly of Fort Fraser, BC for arrears of container rent amounting to $1591.39, plus any additional costs of storage that accrue. If not paid in full the contents, household goods, will be sold or disposed of March 19, 2012.
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