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METRO DUI CHARGES JUMP NEARLY 30% VANCOUVER (Canadian Press)
Despite B.C.’s tougher drunk driving laws, police in Metro Vancouver say they stopped more impaired drivers over the last two months compared to a year ago. Police say from Nov. 1 to Jan. 2 they laid 399 charges, up from 308 during the same period in 2010. The drunk driving law was challenged in court and a judge ruled parts of it unconstitutional, but has given the government six months to ﬁx the law.
RCMP Superintendent Norm Gaumont says the number of impaired charges may have gone up because some people were confused by the court ruling and believed they wouldn’t be charged if they refused to blow into a breathalyzer. “We’re not backing off,” Gaumont said. “I wonder if people were confused about the Supreme Court decision and what it meant. To set the record straight – refusing to blow remains a Criminal Code offense.” He points out that ofﬁcers also charged 63 people for refusing to blow from Nov. 1 to Jan. 2, compared to 37 last year. RCMP ofﬁcers also handed out 332 three-day suspensions from Nov. 1 to Jan. 2, compared to 240 last year during the same time frame.
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PROSECUTORS SEE RISKS IN TV RIOT TRIALS JEFF NAGEL (Black Press)
B.C.’s plan to televise the trials of Stanley Cup rioters is causing concern among prosecutors, according to the president of the B.C. Crown Counsel Association. Samiran Lakshman warned the planned video broadcasts – if approved by judges – could jeopardize the cases against those rioters or others yet to be charged. “Not every witness will want to be broadcast on YouTube and the six o’clock news,” Lakshman said. “We want to make sure we don’t in any way endanger the prosecution or dissuade people from coming forward.” If courts approve the video broadcast of an accused who objects, “the defence may have another weapon in their arsenal that the right to a fair trial has been violated.” Attorney General Shirley Bond last fall ordered Crown to pursue video broadcasts in the riot cases. B.C.’s Criminal Justice Branch had initially opposed the idea. Bond and Premier Christy Clark have argued that the public nature of the hockey riot offences justiﬁes a more public response. Crown counsel spokesman Neil MacKenzie said applications will be made on a case-by-case basis and
the aim will be to televise substantive appearances, including trial and sentencing. It’s expected the video feed would be streamed on the Internet to provide equal access. Judges will have to carefully weigh the implications of allowing a web-streaming camera in the court. Limiting the broadcasts to the sentencing stage – after rioters have either pleaded guilty or been convicted – may be one way to address many concerns, said
Bentley Doyle, communications director for the Trial Lawyers Association of B.C. “The timing of this is more for political optics than logical,” Doyle said. “Why are we bringing cameras into a system that is already hurting for money?” Broadcasting has been rarely used in B.C. Supreme Court, most recently for lawyers’ submissions in a reference case on Canada’s law against polygamy. No witnesses were recorded.
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ABBOTSFORD NEWS (Black Press)
An intoxicated man thought he was doing laundry in his own home, but it took the Abbotsford Police to convince him otherwise on Monday morning. Const. Ian MacDonald said police received a call from a resident who had heard noises coming from downstairs at about 9 a.m. and discovered a man washing his clothes in her laundry room. The woman informed him he was in the wrong house, but he insisted he had just moved in. Police returned the man to his residence a few houses away. MacDonald said he was new to a neighbourhood where a few of the homes look the same and have the identical interior layout.
FIVE JEWISH GRAVESTONES DESECRATED IN VICTORIA VICTORIA NEWS (Black Press)
Victoria police say ﬁve historic gravestones in Emanu-El Jewish Cemetery – all belonging to Holocaust survivors –were spray-painted with black swastikas and other images sometime between 8 p.m. on Dec. 30 and the early morning hours of Dec. 31. The case is being investigated by police as a hate crime, which potentially could result in hate crime charges in addition to charges of mischief, said Victoria Police Const. Mike Russell.
PEACE ARCH NEWS (Black Press)
Two Chinese nationals were detained by Surrey RCMP New Year’s Day following an alleged border-jumping incident near Peace Arch Park. Police say they were alerted to the two men – reportedly walking into Canada without passing customs – by U.S. Border Patrol, which had been shadowing the pair on the U.S. side. Intercepted by ofﬁcers in the 17000-block of 0 Avenue shortly after 1:30 p.m., the men appeared to be Chinese citizens. The men were booked into cells and then turned over to the Canada Border Services Agency. BLACK PRESS
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CHILD RESCUED FROM SAKWI CREEK AT HEMLOCK AGASSIZ OBSERVER (Black Press)
POLICE VOW FULL PROBE INTO DEATH OF B.C. MAN Mexican police have promised a thorough investigation into the shooting death of a B.C. man during an apparent home invasion. Police say Robin Wood, 67, of Salt Spring Island, B.C., was killed Tuesday when he stood up to two suspects who tried to rob a friend’s home in the town of Melaque, south of Puerto Vallarta. “He struggled with the attacker, he resisted the robbery, and he was shot in the chest,” Hugo Flores, of the Cihuatlan municipal police, said in a phone interview. Four emergency vehicles were dispatched when police got the call and they closed all the exits into the area so the suspects could not escape, Flores said. “We conducted an extensive search but were unable
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to locate them, so we have now turned the investigation over to the state authorities, who will continue the investigation,” said Flores. There isn’t much to go on because the robbers were masked, but police said they would devote all their resources to ﬁnding the suspects. According to police, Wood was taken to hospital after the attack, where he died of a gunshot wound to the right side of his chest. An autopsy has already been conducted and all the information has been turned over to state authorities, who will also deal with the repatriation of his body. Residents of the island where the retired mechanic lived described him as a bright, likable man who got along with everybody and took life’s difﬁculties in stride.
The Christmas holiday week was a busy time for the members of the Hemlock Valley Fire Department. They responded to a call for a child who had fallen off of the trail into Sakwi Creek. The call ended well, however, thanks to a passing adult who pulled the youngster from the creek prior to the arrival of the rescue crew.
SHIPPING CONTAINER FIRE CLAIMS MAN’S LIFE NORTH SHORE OUTLOOK (Black Press)
A 53-year-old man is dead from apparent smoke inhalation after a ﬁre burned in a North Van shipping container police say he was living in. On Jan. 3, at about 10 p.m., ﬁrst responders arrived at a container located behind a business in the 200-block of Lloyd Avenue, after receiving a call from a passerby about smoke coming out of the structure. “It appeared the victim had been living in the container for up to a year, with a bed, chair, hotplate and television found inside,” said RCMP Cpl. Richard De Jong.
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HARPER MUM ON LOCKOUT AT PHOTO-OP PLANT OTTAWA (Canadian Press)
The Conservative government is washing its hands of a nasty labour lockout at a locomotive plant in London, Ont., that was once used by Prime Minister Stephen Harper as a backdrop to tout business tax breaks. Electro-Motive Canada locked out 420 workers on Jan. 1 after making a take-it-or-leave-it offer that the union says included a 55 per cent wage cut. Electro-Motive is owned by heavy equipment giant Caterpillar Inc. through its Progress Rail subsidiary. “This is a dispute between a private company and
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the union and we don’t comment on the actions of private companies,” Harper spokesman Carl Vallee said yesterday in an email. The prime minister showed no such reticence on Mar. 19, 2008 when he visited the Electro-Motive plant to showcase a $5 million federal tax break for buyers of the diesel locomotive-maker’s wares and a wider $1 billion tax break on industrial capital investment. Ken Lewenza, president of the Canadian Auto Workers which represents the unionized ElectroMotive employees, said the prime minister has a duty to make his views known. “Mr. Harper went around, shook workers’ hands and indicated to workers that they had a great future as a result of his announcement,” Lewenza said in an interview. “For him to pass this on as a bargaining dispute between the employer and the union is ridiculous. How do you hand a (corporate) partner a nice big cheque and then say, by the way, there’s no ground rules relative to the cheque?”
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One of Ottawa’s most eligible bachelors is now ofﬁcially off-themarket. Defence Minister Peter MacKay
has quietly married long-time girlfriend Nazanin Afshin-Jam at a private ceremony in Mexico yesterday. He released a statement on his constituency website, announcing the nuptials, which took place in front of family and friends. MacKay described Afshin-Jam, a human rights activist, as the most important person in his life.
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A disgraced Catholic bishop who got busted with hundreds of pornographic photos of young boys has been sentenced to 15 months in jail and two years probation. But since Ontario Court Justice Kent Kirkland is giving Raymond Lahey double credit for the time he has served since last spring, the cleric has essentially done his jail sentence already. Lahey pleaded guilty last May to one count of importing child pornography and voluntarily went to jail.
IPAD DIDN’T AID CANADIAN AT BORDER, U.S. SAYS MONTREAL (Canadian Press)
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency says a Canadian man shouldn’t credit his iPad for helping him enter their country. The agency is responding to the case of Martin Reisch – a Montrealer who says he used a scanned copy of his passport and a regular driver’s licence to get through U.S. Customs. A U.S. Customs spokeswoman says the department does not accept scanned or digital images of passports as identiﬁcation.
$50M JACKPOT CLAIM ON HOLD FOR ONTARIO DUO TORONTO (Canadian Press)
A couple from Hawkesbury, Ont., who hold the winning ticket for last weekend’s $50-million Lotto Max draw will be waiting a little longer for the loot. Lottery ofﬁcials say JoAnn and Gaetan Champagne have been employed as lottery retailers in the past year, so their claim must go through a special process. Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. requires that any prize claims by so-called “insiders” – which includes retailers – must be thoroughly reviewed.
FOUR ARRESTED IN 72,000 KG MEAT HEIST LAVAL, Que. (Canadian Press)
Apparently, the market for 72,000 kilograms of deboned chicken is fairly limited. So limited that Laval police say four men alleged to have illegally plucked a tractor-trailer full of the merchandise from a parking lot unwittingly tried to sell it back to the very person who originally owned it. A police spokesman says the truck was destined for Toronto when it disappeared from a Montreal parking lot on Monday. The next day, the owner of the plundered poultry received a call asking if he wanted to buy deboned chicken at $4.50 a kilo. The owner, suspicious of the offer, agreed to meet with the men, but not before telling Laval police about the meeting on Tuesday night. Const. Franco Di Genova says the owner identiﬁed the chicken from the logos on the boxes – about 350 of cases of which were recovered. Police arrived within minutes to make the arrests in the fowl felony. Four men between the ages of 27 and 54 face charges of possessing stolen goods and were released on a promise to appear at a later date. The tractor-trailer has not been recovered.
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The couple was ﬁrst spotted in public together last year, although they reportedly met seven years ago when Afshin-Jam was in Ottawa to speak about human rights abuses. The new bride was born in Iran, but ﬂed Tehran with her family following the 1979 Islamic revolution and immigrated to North Vancouver.
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Activists accused the Syrian regime yesterday of misleading Arab League observers by taking them to areas loyal to the government, changing street signs to confuse them and sending regime supporters into rebellious neighbourhoods to give false testimony. Activists also said regime loyalists are painting military vehicles blue to make them look like police vehicles – a ploy that allows the government to claim it has pulled the army out of heavily populated areas. Syria’s crackdown on a 9-month-old uprising has killed more than 5,000 people.
Germany’s president says an angry call to a newspaper editor regarding a story on a private loan he received was a serious mistake, but is making clear that he has no intention of stepping down. Christian Wulff – Chancellor Angela Merkel’s candidate for the largely ceremonial presidency in 2010 – has faced questions over a 500,000 euro loan he received from a wealthy businessman’s wife before he became president. But pressure deepened this week with revelations he called the editor of Bild newspaper last month to complain about its plans to publish the original story about the loan.
Counting day arrived yesterday at the London Zoo, and no one was exempt – not even tarantulas. Each year the London Zoo has to take a detailed census of every living thing in its care to comply with its license terms. That means workers armed with clipboards and plenty of patience had to count every animal. It’s not easy when there are more than 18,000 animals at the site, and every one has to be accounted for. Zoo manager Mark Habben says the count is a challenging task because many of the animals are very fast moving and are adept at hiding in their enclosures.
Former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has told his Socialist party that he will not seek re-election as its leader, according to the state TV network NET. Papandreou, who led his country’s government as Greece slipped into its crippling economic crisis, stepped down as prime minister in November to support, along with two conservative opposition parties, a coalition government led by technocrat Lucas Papademos. Papandreou was re-elected as the Socialists’ leader in November 2007 for a four-year term, and a new party vote for that position is now overdue.
A British judge sentenced two men yesterday to at least 14 years in prison for stabbing a black teenager to death in London almost two decades ago – a crime that exposed racism within the police. The murder of 18-year-old Stephen Lawrence in 1993 shocked the country and came to be seen as a festering racial injustice. Judge Colman Treacy called the murder an evil crime motivated by racial hatred. He sentenced Gary Dobson to 15 years and 2 months in jail, and David Norris to 14 years and 3 months. Three other suspects remain at large.
More than 50 ﬁres set over New Year’s weekend —
MAN CHARGED IN L.A. ARSONS Court documents gave “a sense that this particular individual was set off by the incarceration of his A German man was charged Wednesday with 37 mother, with whom he appears to be quite close, and counts of arson in connection with a rash of ﬁres he had latent anti-American views. That combination that terrorized Los Angeles over the New Year’s apparently set him off on this binge,” Cooley said. weekend. Burkhart had an unusual court appearance, where Harry Burkhart, 24, was charged with 28 counts of he alternated between sitting and standing and arson of property and nine counts of arson of an inhabappeared to be in a dazed state, although he spoke ited structure, District Attorney Steve Cooley said. occasionally with a German translator. He wore green The complaint alleged the arson was caused by sleeveless shirt, his long hair matted on the front the use of a device designed to accelerate the of his face as he craned his head and body backﬁre. Court documents revealed an incendiary ward when he stood. device was placed under the engine area of FORMER cars. More charges B.C. “The amount of could be ﬁled when RESIDENT harm he did to Burkhart returns the psyche of to court for arraignthe citizens of ment on Jan. 24. He was these particular ordered held on $2.85 milcommunities and lion US bail and could face all of Los Angeles several dozen years in prison County, I think it if convicted. merits a life term.” “The amount of harm he did – Los Angeles to the psyche of the citizens of District Attorney these particular communities Steve Cooley and all of Los Angeles County, I think it merits a life term,” Cooley said. Burkhart is suspected of setting more than 50 blazes that caused an estimated $3 million in damage. He has refused to co-operate with investigators since his arrest on Monday. The charges are based on a dozen ﬁres in the Hollywood and Sherman Oaks sections of Los Angeles and the city of West Hollywood. Authorities said they believe he was angry over his mother’s legal troubles and went on a nighttime ramASSOCIATED PRESS page of burning parked cars a day after she appeared Los Angeles ﬁreﬁghters battle numerous car ﬁres in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood on Jan. 2. in court last week. LOS ANGELES (Associated Press)
NORWAY KILLER IS NOT PSYCHOTIC, EXPERTS INSIST OSLO, Norway (Associated Press)
Prison psychiatrists monitoring confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik say he is not psychotic and he has not been put on medication, a prosecutor said in a court ﬁling yesterday, adding fuel to calls to reassess whether he is legally insane. The original ﬁnding by two court-appointed psychiatrists has been ﬁercely debated by mental health experts and several lawyers representing the victims of the massacre that rocked Norway last summer have demanded the Oslo District Court order a second evaluation. But, prosecutor Anders Breivik Svein Holden said yesterday in a letter to the court that despite the new information he would not seek another evaluation. Breivik has recently been given access to media in prison and could try to manipulate new experts in ways that would be favourable to him, he said. Prosecutors say they would rather let experts testify at the upcoming trial. Breivik, 32, has confessed to setting off a bomb that ripped through Oslo’s government district on July 22, killing eight people, then opening ﬁre at the summer camp of the governing Labour Party’s youth wing, killing another sixty-nine.
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Ailing | Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh will not travel to the U.S. for medical treatment and will instead remain in his country, a senior ofﬁcial said yesterday.
ROMNEY LOOKS AHEAD, BACHMANN DROPS OUT DES MOINES, Iowa (Associated Press)
Front-running Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney focused on friendlier political territory in New Hampshire yesterday, moving on from the Iowa caucuses where he managed only the slimmest of victories in the ﬁrst-in-the-nation vote to pick a challenger to President Barack Obama. Just eight votes separated Romney, the former Massachusetts governor, from former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum. Santorum staged Just eight votes an abrupt rise from separated Mitt single-digit support in Romney from the Midwestern state Rick Santorum, to become Romney’s who staged an strongest competitor for abrupt rise in the the Republican nominastate to become tion. The race will play out Romney’s strongest over the next six months in competitor. primary elections and caucuses nationwide before the November election. New Hampshire votes Tuesday. “I’ve got a big target on me now,” Romney said. “I’ve got broad shoulders. I’m willing to handle it.” Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, meanwhile, announced yesterday that she was withdrawing from the race after ﬁnishing last in Iowa. Bachmann, an extreme conservative, spoke at length about her reason for entering the race: congressional passage of Obama’s overhaul of the U.S. health care system. She said it “endangered the very future” of the United States.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who ﬁnished ﬁfth in Iowa, declared his intention to continue campaigning. It was widely believed he, too, would leave the race, but he wrote on his Twitter feed yesterday: “Here we come South Carolina!!!” As the returns were counted, they showed a near tie through most of Tuesday night and into yesterday among Romney, Santorum and Texas Rep. Ron Paul. The count from all 1,774 precincts showed Romney with 24.55 per cent support and Santorum with 24.54 per cent. Paul, who drew a younger crowd with his libertarian views, drew 21.5 per cent of the votes.
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POLYGAMIST LEADER JEFFS HAS PHONE PRIVILEGES HALTED
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Texas prison ofﬁcials have suspended indeﬁnitely the phone privileges of convicted polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs while they investigate whether he violated rules with improper telephone calls. Ofﬁcials believe the calls Jeffs made to two people on his phone list were broadcast on a speakerphone to his congregation, a violation of the prison phone rules. “At this point, he’s unable to make phone calls pending the outcome of the investigation,” Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark said yesterday. He said the inquiry would likely wrap up within the next week or so. Jeffs is serving a life sentence plus 20 years in prison for sexually assaulting two of his underage brides. The charges followed a raid in 2008 on a ranch that’s home to followers of his Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Each of the Christmas Day calls lasted 15 minutes, the maximum duration before calls are cut off. People on the list have gone through a registration process and also are made aware of the rules that stipulate the calls must be to a single person, be made to a land line, not to a cellphone, and can’t be to a business or an international number.
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FASHION EDITOR MENTORS DESIGNERS ON PROJECT RUNWAY TORONTO (Canadian Press)
When Marie Claire editor-in-chief Joanna Coles was asked to mentor on the new series Project Runway All Stars, she relished the chance to let contestants know what women want in clothes. Wearable fashion that suits many lifestyles is a big focus for Marie Claire and it should be a priority for more young designers as they face an increasingly conglomerated industry, she says. â€œI think many of them are very, very artistic, but you need to have a real sense of what the market will stand if you WHAT want to go on and be the next Michael WOMEN Kors,â€? Coles said in a recent telephone WANT interview from her Manhattan ofďŹ ce. â€œI think that the marriage of art and commerce in fashion is under-respected. Itâ€™s under-respected in the culture, and I think many of the designers â€“ certainly in the ďŹ rst series of Project Runway they were in â€“ were so intent on showing off their creative skills that they wouldnâ€™t think about the needs of being commercial, the needs of actually growing a customer base and having loyal customers, which as any designer knows is absolutely crucial.â€? Debuting Jan. 9, Project Runway All Stars features 13 past contestants from the Emmy Award-winning Project Runway series. Among them is Austin Scarlett, who came in fourth on season 1; Kara Janx, the fourth-place ďŹ nisher from season 2; and Mondo
Guerra, runner-up from season 8. Prizes include a designerâ€™s boutique in select Neiman Marcus stores, $100,000 in technology and ofďŹ ce space from HP and Intel, $100,000 US cash from Lâ€™Oreal Paris, and a feature spread in Marie Claire for which the winning contestant will serve as guest editor for one year.
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John Grisham says his family members still measure time in terms of â€œB.F.â€? and â€œA.F.â€? â€“ before and after the publication of his 1991 page-turner The Firm. After all, the novel â€“ about a young legal eagle who takes on a mob-riddled Memphis law ďŹ rm â€“ sold millions of copies, spawned a hit Tom Cruise movie, and allowed Grisham to quit his job as a lawyer and become a full-time writer with a rabid fanbase that still eagerly awaits his books. Given that astounding popularity, the author doesnâ€™t sound like heâ€™s losing any sleep over how viewers will receive The Firm TV series, debuting Sunday. â€œIâ€™m not worried because Iâ€™m convinced the show is going to be a success. But also, personally, Iâ€™ve had so much success because of that one book that nothing could, you know, worry me about it now,â€? Grisham said in a recent interview. â€œWhat weâ€™re doing now ... to me is just pure fun to watch it on TV.â€? The authorâ€™s stamp of approval is all over the series, which picks up 10 years after lawyer Mitch McDeere and his wife Abby entered the witness protection program at the conclusion of The Firm.
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Long live the king | Britainâ€™s ďŹ lm academy will honour director Martin Scorsese next month for his â€œoutstanding and exceptionalâ€? contribution to cinema.
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Sheâ€™s a double Oscar winner with a knack for accents, but Meryl Streep says playing Margaret Thatcher was a challenge â€“ although her own experience helped her understand the struggles faced by Britainâ€™s ďŹ rst female prime minister. Streep is transformed into the divisive politician who reshaped Britain in The Iron Lady, which had its European premiere in London yesterday. â€œIt was extremely daunting, because Iâ€™m from New Jersey,â€? Streep said. â€œAnd yet as an outsider, I felt something of what she might have felt.â€? Streep, who won Academy Awards for Kramer Vs. Kramer and Sophieâ€™s Choice, said her experience as one of a handful of women at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire helped her understand Thatcherâ€™s isolation. In 1970, Streep spent a term at the men-only college, which became coeducational in 1972. â€œThere were 60 of us and 6,000 men, and I had a little ďŹ‚ashback to
The once high-ďŹ‚ying dermatologist to the stars who gave massive doses of painkillers to Michael Jackson is auctioning off hundreds of gifts and mementos from his clients to stave off bankruptcy. Dr. Arnie Klein is selling off everything from Cherâ€™s 2005 Bentley to Jacksonâ€™s hats and shirts, to Elizabeth Taylorâ€™s Matisse to a Princess Diana memorial Beanie Baby from Elton John. The Jan. 23 auction, expected to fetch about $700,000 US, will be run by Bonhamsâ€™ in Los Angeles. Klein ďŹ led for bankruptcy last January according to Los Angeles court records. A $25,000-a-day practice dwindled to sometimes $500 a day, his former accountant, who is suing Klein for defamation, told the Los Angeles Times. Allegations of Kleinâ€™s massive Demerol painkiller prescriptions for Jackson started shortly after the singerâ€™s death in 2009. He denied them but they were documented during the trial last year of Jackson physician Dr. Conrad Murray. The California Medical Board subpoenaed him to testify on Dec. 15 about his treatment of Jackson, a client and friend.
that moment,â€? Streep said. â€œAnd so a little bit of my emotional work was done for me.â€? Streep, 62, has been nominated for a Golden Globe and looks likely
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to get a 17th Oscar nomination for her performance as Thatcher, who led Britain from 1979 until 1990. As prime minister, Thatcher fought a war with Argentina over the Falkland Islands, saw the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall and the implosion of communism and was branded the Iron Lady by Soviet journalists for her steely resolve. She presided over the decline of Britainâ€™s industrial might and trade union power and the birth of a free-market culture with new winners and many new losers. That historical drama is only glimpsed in The Iron Lady, which depicts Thatcher, widowed after the death of husband Denis, looking back on her life as a provincial grocerâ€™s daughter rising to the top of a party dominated by men. Streep said while the ďŹ lm has been called a political biopic, â€œI was interested in it precisely because it wasnâ€™t really that.â€? â€œItâ€™s a subjective imagining,â€? she said. â€œItâ€™s not the Godâ€™s-eyeview chronicling this side, that side, the politics of it. Itâ€™s a very deep look at a whole life â€“ from the end of it.â€?
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PENSION PLAN HEALTH FELL IN 2011: INDEX TORONTO (Canadian Press)
The health of deﬁned beneﬁt pensions took a turn for the worse in Canada in 2011, a trend that is expected to continue this year, according to business consultancy Towers Watson. The Toronto-based ﬁrm said yesterday that low interest rates and plunging stock markets weighed heavily last year on deﬁned beneﬁt plans, which attempt to guarantee a certain level of post-retirement income. Data from the ﬁrm’s tracking index found that the funded ratio of a hypothetical deﬁned beneﬁt plan in Canada declined 16.2 per cent from 86 per cent at the start of last year to 72 per cent at year-end. “DB plan sponsors will continue to feel the impact of the double-whammy we experienced in 2011 – a combination of declining long-term interest rates and poor equity market performance,” Ian Markham, Canadian retirement leader at Towers Watson, said in a release.
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All-star | Ottawa Senator Erik Karlsson was ﬁrst among defencemen yesterday with 585,000 votes in fan balloting for this year’s all-star game in the Canadian capital. Voting was set to close last night.
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LUONGO MARKS MILESTONE IN STYLE AS CANUCKS BEAT WILD VANCOUVER (Canadian Press)
Vancouver’s Roberto Luongo celebrated his 700th NHL game by blanking the Minnesota Wild 3-0 last night as the Canucks took the overall lead in the standings. Luongo blocked 28 shots for his second shutout of the year – both over the Wild – and the 57th of his career. The Canuck netminder, who made 33 saves Dec. 19 in a 4-0 win over Minnesota, wasn’t severely tested but was good when he had to be. The Canucks got goals from ﬁrst-liners Daniel Sedin and Alex Burrows while Manny Malhotra ﬁred into an empty net in the ﬁnal minute. Vancouver (25-13-3) has 53 points, one more than Western Conference rival Chicago and the New York Rangers atop the East. The Canucks, winners of seven of their last 10 starts, could have a short stay in the NHL penthouse because other leading clubs have games in hand. The Wild (21-14-6), who led the Northwest before a rash of injuries in December, lost for the 10th time in 11 games and are ﬁve points behind Vancouver in that division. They’ve now lost 10 straight to the Canucks at Rog-
ers Arena. Vancouver took a 2-0 ﬁrst-period lead after Minnesota’s Nick Schultz broke in on Luongo but grazed the post on an odd-man rush. Daniel Sedin, with his ﬁfth goal in six games and 18th of the season, opened the scoring with Vancouver’s NHL-leading 44th ﬁrst-period goal. His shot from above the face-off circle eluded goalie Josh Harding who was screened by Burrows, who made it 2-0 three minutes 42 seconds later. The Canuck forward fell into Harding’s net but managed to ﬁnish a three-way passing play with the Sedin twins. Luongo preserved the lead in the scoreless second period. He got a shoulder on a Pierre-Marc Bouchard blast and snagged Cal Clutterbuck’s power-play shot headed for the top corner. Later in the period he stood his ground against Devin Setoguchi on another odd-man rush and found Nate Prosser’s blue-line drive through heavy trafﬁc. He got a glove on a Setoguchi shot from the slot with four minutes remaining. Burrows almost made it 3-0 early in the third period when Daniel Sedin’s shot hit him in front of the net and glanced off the post.
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The disappointment was still in the eyes of the Canadian players a day after their semiﬁnal loss at the world junior hockey championship. As they prepared to play Finland for the bronze medal, furrowed brows and grim WORLD expressions indicated Tuesday’s 6-5 JUNIORS loss to Russia was still on their minds. But they will have to let it go for Canada to avoid ﬁnishing out of the medals at the tournament for the ﬁrst time in 14 years. Finland, a dark horse which has improved since the competition got underway, will certainly be motivated to win bronze today after falling 8-1 to Canada in the tournamentopener in Edmonton. Russia will play for its second straight title in today’s goldmedal game against Sweden. As per his usual practice, Canadian head coach Don Hay wouldn’t reveal whether it will be Scott Wedgewood or Mark Visentin in Canada’s net because he tells his starting goalie the night before the game. While Wedgewood admitted he was sore after Russian defender Alex Khokhlachev crashed into him in the second period Tuesday, he said he would be able to play. “You’ve got to win a game to get a medal now,” Wedgewood said yesterday. “We’ve got to take pride in that and it still means something to us.” Canada will be down to 11 forwards for today’s game after faceoff specialist Boone Jenner was suspended for spearing Russian captain Evgeni Kuznetsov in the second period of the semiﬁnal. Canadian winger Devante Smith-Pelly broke his foot in the tournament-opener.
ELLER SCORES 4 AS HABS TOP JETS 7-3 MONTREAL (Canadian Press)
Lars Eller had four goals and an assist as Montreal bounced back from a poor road trip with a convincing 7-3 win over Winnipeg. Eller scored his fourth goal of the game on a penalty shot 11 minutes into the third, spinning around to beat Chris Mason for his third tally of the period. Montreal, which went 1-5 on the trip, won for the second time in nine games – the last eight since interim coach Randy Cunneyworth took over for the ﬁred Jacques Martin on Dec. 17. Josh Gorges, Tomas Kaberle and Michael Cammalleri also scored for the Canadiens, who improved to 6-7-6 at home. Carey Price made 24 saves. Lars Eller Andrei Kostitsyn and Erik Cole each had two assists. Blake Wheeler had a goal and an assist, including a powerplay tally 17:51 into the second to draw Winnipeg within 3-2. Tim Stapleton’s sixth goal gave the Jets a 1-0 lead 3:41 in. Andrew Ladd scored the Jets’ ﬁnal goal with 6:57 left.
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American Serena Williams injured her left ankle yesterday at the Brisbane International in what looms as a major setback for her Australian Open preparations. Williams is making her ﬁrst trip Down Under since winning the 2010 Australian Open and playing a tournament for the ﬁrst time since losing last year’s U.S. Open ﬁnal. She
She left the court without comwas serving for the match with a menting and tournament ofﬁcials 6-2, 5-3 lead against Serbia’s Bojana said she was being examined by Jovanovski when she twisted her a doctor. Williams ankle and crashed heavhas been troubled by ily to the court. injuries for much of the The 13-time Grand past two seasons and Slam winner needed spent long periods on treatment as she lay the sidelines. near the baseline for Samantha Stosur, several minutes and who beat Williams in then had the ankle rethe U.S. Open ﬁnal last taped before resuming September, lost 6-4, 6-2 the match and losing the to Iveta Benesova in the next point to surrender Serena Williams preceding match. Stosur a service break. has never advanced beyond the secWilliams limped through the next ond round at her home tournament. game, wincing in pain after at least It was Benesova’s fourth win over two points, before securing a 6-2, 6-4 a top-10 player. win to advance to the quarter-ﬁnals.
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A former inspector for a company that did work on TransCanada’s original Keystone pipeline is accusing the Calgary-based company of a cavalier disregard for the environment. Mike Klink was an engineer for construction company Bechtel Corp., a contractor that worked on the ﬁrst portion of the Keystone pipeline that carries Alberta oilsands crude to reﬁneries in the American Midwest. It was completed in 2010; the controversial Keystone XL would extend that pipeline to Gulf Coast reﬁneries. In an opinion piece published over the weekend in
Welcome back | The return of grey wolves has dramatically altered the landscape in portions of Yellowstone National Park, as new trees take root in areas where the predators have curbed the size of foraging elk herds, a new study reports. Nebraska’s Lincoln Journal Star, the 59-year-old Klink says he raised a series of concerns about alleged sub-standard materials and poor craftsmanship along the pipeline. Klink says he was ﬁred by Bechtel as a result, and ﬁled a federal complaint about his dismissal in 2010. TransCanada spokesman Terry Cunha disputed Klink’s assertions, saying he “appears to have made a number of allegations against his previous employer and others, none of which have been proven.” Klink says, however, that he noticed substandard building materials, construction methods and safety standards as he inspected the pipeline. “Cheap foreign steel that cracked when workers tried to weld it, foundations for pump stations that you would never consider using in your own home, fudged safety tests, Bechtel staffers explaining away leaks during pressure tests ASSOCIATED PRESS as ‘not too bad,’ shortcuts on the steel and rebar that are A former inspector for a company that did work on essential for safe pipeline operation and siting of facilities TransCanada’s original Keystone pipeline is alleging on completely inappropriate spots like wetlands,” he wrote. the company cut corners as it laid down the pipe.
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PROSECUTION: MUBARAK, AIDES ORDERED KILLINGS CAIRO, Egypt (Associated Press)
AFGHAN LEADER WELCOMES TALIBAN OFFICE IN QATAR KABUL, Afghanistan (Associated Press)
Afghan President Hamid Karzai yesterday welcomed a possible deal that would allow Taliban insurgents to open an ofﬁce in Gulf nation of Qatar with the aim of holding talks with the United States. “Afghanistan agrees with negotiations between United States of America and the Taliban which will result in the establishment of an ofﬁce for Taliban in Qatar,” a presidential statement said. It said establishment of the ofﬁce could lead to an end of the bloody Afghan conﬂict. The likelihood that the Taliban will remain a potent ﬁghting force after most foreign forces leave by the end of 2014 is driving the U.S. and NATO to seek even an incomplete bargain with the insurgents that would keep them talking with the Kabul government. On Tuesday, the Taliban announced that they had reached a preliminary understanding to open the representative ofﬁce, an unprecedented step toward peace negotiations that might lead to a winding down of the 10-year conﬂict. The statement did not say when the ofﬁce would open.
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The prosecution in the Hosni Mubarak trial said yesterday it has concluded that Egypt’s ousted president, his security chief and six top police ofﬁcers were the “actual instigators” of the killing of more than 800 protesters during last year’s popular uprising that brought down his regime. Mubarak and his seven codefendants are facing charges of complicity in the killings and could face the death penalty if convicted. Wednesday’s hearing coincided with the second day of voting in the third and ﬁnal round of parliamentary elections that began on Nov. 28. Even before the ﬁnal round, Islamists led by the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt’s largest political group, were assured of a majority in the new legislature. The Mubarak trial brings out conﬂicting visions. Reformers and the victims’ families clamour for a full measure of justice, while many others want the turbulence to end so that Egypt’s battered economy can move toward stability. On Wednesday, chief prosecutor Mustafa Suleiman said the defendants clearly authorized the use
of live ammunition and a shootto-kill policy against peaceful protesters. He also complained that the prosecution had to launch its own probe after security authorities ignored the prosecution’s requests for help in the inquiry. Prosecutors interviewed hundreds of witnesses, physicians and police ofﬁcers to build its case. Suleiman said the decision to use live ammunition was taken
on Jan. 27 last year, just before the most violent day of the 18-day uprising that forced Mubarak to step down on Feb. 11. Dubbed the “Friday of Rage,” Jan. 28, 2011 also saw the deployment of army troops in Cairo and across much of the nation, as well as the yet to be explained disappearance of security forces. The prosecution also showed video of the violence taken by TV stations. They showed police ofﬁcers loading up their weapons with live ammunition and police and ﬁre engine trucks chasing protesters and running them over.
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Pro-regime Egyptians demonstrate their support for Hosni Mubarak in front of a courtroom yesterday in Cairo.
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This Months Fundraising Events Open Every Saturday + Sunday CANUCK PLACE CHILDREN’S HOSPICE CHARITY HOME Eagle Estates, Abbotsford (35623 Eagle View Place) Everyone who visits the house can enter for the chance to win a trip for two to Las Vegas! Net proceeds from the sale of this home generously donated by Ken Voth Family Trust and Joseph Family Foundation and will beneﬁt Canuck Place Children’s Hospice, Abbotsford site.
Curl for Care
JANUARY 28 & 29
Come out and Curl for the “Campus of Care” (Abbotsford Hospice, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice and Matthew’s House). January 28 and 29 at the Abbotsford Curling Club - ends with a dance! To register or for more information, please contact email@example.com.
Extending our Thanks to our community partners
Thank you, British Columbia! The Province of BC is providing an additional $1.5 million to support the construction of the new Canuck Place Children’s Hospice Abbotsford site. This expansion will help meet the growing need for pediatric palliative services for BC families living outside of metro Vancouver.
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Kamloops 3/-2 Whistler 1/-1 Kelowna 3/-6
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Revelstoke 2/-6 Vernon 1/-3
Penticton 3/-3 Abbotsford 6/1
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ACROSS 1 Herr’s spouse 5 Summer hrs. 8 Shut tight 12 Go up in smoke 13 Santa – winds 14 More than misled 15 “La – Bonita” 16 Huge sums of money 18 Act servile 20 Places of refuge 21 Astonish 22 Morse click 23 Referee, slangily 26 Throbbed 29 D’Artagnan prop 30 Quirks 31 Mark of Zorro 33 None
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Hue Little chirper Alleges Plank Really big tees Fritz’s lang. J in JFK Wildﬂower habitat Flue deposit List detail House component Reply to a ques. Still-active volcano 53 Quaint lodgings 54 Mao – -tung 55 Went by bike
Sunrise: 7:55 a.m. Sunset: 4:10 p.m.
Hours of sunshine: 8h15m
Jan 9 Jan 16 Jan 23 Jan 31
Lotto results for WEDNESDAY Jan. 4
Air Quality Health Index
Ratings:1-3: Low; 4-6: Moderate; 7-10: High; BC49: 10 11 30 35 36 10+: Very high.
ANNUAL GALA FUNDRAISER
See the complete schedule at www.fvrl.ca or www.thereach.ca See the complete schedule at www.fvrl.ca or www.thereach.ca Clearbrook Library 32320 George Ferguson Way Clearbrook Library The Reach Abbotsford 32320Gallery GeorgeMuseum Ferguson Way 32388 Veterans Way The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford 32388 Veterans Way
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ABBOTSFORD HOSPICE SOCIETY
Hosted by Clearbrook Library and Hosted by Clearbrook and The Reach Gallery Museum Library Abbotsford The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford in partnership with the MSA Museum Society. in partnership with the MSA Museum Society. All day at both locations — entertainment, Allcommunity day at bothbooths, locations — entertainment, crafts, refreshments community booths, crafts, andrefreshments much more! and much more!
Central Fraser Valley: 2; Metro Vancouver - Northeast: 2; Metro Vancouver - Southwest: 2; North Okanagan: 2; Central Okanagan: 2; Kamloops: 2; South Okanagan: 2; 6/49: 012;08 11 21 24 Williams Lake: Prince George: 2; 41 bonus: 45
JOIN US ON A JOURNEY OF THE HEART
Saturday, January 28, 11 am – 2 pm Saturday, January 28, 11 am – 2 pm
DOWN 1 Mulder’s gp. 2 Twice-baked bread 3 Woody’s son 4 In the dark 5 “Platoon” actor 6 Blizzard maker 7 Mammoth entrapper
8 Says without thinking 9 Ape a pig 10 Wine sediments 11 QB objectives 17 Follows 19 Scottish duo 22 Kind of tape 23 Buddhist practice 24 Homer opus 25 Kind of pepper 26 Brooches 27 Poet – Pound 28 Fawn or doe 30 Allen and Conway 32 Cease 34 Jousting bouts 35 More long-winded 37 Principles 38 Lillie or Arthur 40 Farm fowl 41 Remove wrinkles 42 Gaudy sign 43 Natural elevs. 44 Director – Preminger 45 Move along 46 Dernier – 47 Nose-bag morsel 49 Daisy – Scragg
SATURDAY, FEB. 18 2012 RAMADA PLAZA & CONFERENCE CENTRE
TICKETS: $150 ea.
For tickets or more info call Monica 604.852.2456 ALL FUNDS RAISED DIRECTLY BENEFIT ABBOTSFORD FAMILIES
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
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VALLEY Classifieds.604.854.6397 FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Suzanna Adriana ‘Susan’
FELTRIN Mrs. Marjorie Feltrin late of Abbotsford, BC passed away on December 25, 2011 at the age of 89 at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. She is survived by her four children Dale (Leila), Karla Cook, Ross (Maureen) and Ian, grand children Nina, Edward and Alicia, and great-grandson Liam. She was predeceased by her husband George. Marjorie was a wonderful mother and wife to her husband of 52 years. We would like to thank all the physicians and nursing staff that cared for our mother. In lieu of ﬂowers donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada BC Branch, 1600 6th Ave W Suite 320, Vancouver, BC V6J 9Z9. Tributes and condolences may also be left at hendersonsabbotsfordfunerals.com
Henderson’s Funeral Home 604-854-5534
Vivian Adeline (nee Minge)
September 16, 1958 ~ January 1, 2008 You are always in our thoughts We love and miss you always. Love, Kelora, Carlee - Ann, Kristina, Melissa and Kathleen.
On December 21, 2011 Vivian passed away peacefully at Bevan Lodge with her sister Doris at her side. She was born on April 17, 1920 in Fosston Sask. Vivian is predeceased by her parents and eldest sister Alice Minge. She is survived by her husband, Thurlow, three sisters, Gina Gushel of Regina, Ardiz (Duffy) of Victoria, Doris Barrett of Abbotsford, as well as other extended family and friends. Vivian was a wonderful hostess and enjoyed entertaining family and friends. She will be forever loved and cherished by her beloved husband, Thurlow, of 60 years. A celebration of Vivian’s life will be held at 2 pm on January 11, at Bevan Lodge, 33386 Bevan Avenue in Abbotsford, BC. Please visit the family’s on-line Memorial Register where messages of condolence and memories can be shared at www.myalternatives.ca Donations in memory of Vivian may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. 604-857-5779
HOWARTH, Thomas MacFarlane August 24, 1924 December 29, 2011 It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our Uncle, Great Uncle, and Brother, Thomas MacFarlane Howarth. Tom will be missed by his sister-in-law, Bridie Howarth; niece, Sharon (Doug) Enns; nephew, Doug (Elaine) Howarth; Nieces: Brenda Ritchie, Debra (Cal) Vanderveen, Kathy (Ray) VanStaalduinen, Janice (Ken) Howarth, Denise (Len) Smit & all of his Great and Great-Great Nieces and Nephews, as well as his Manitoba Brothers, Sisters, Nieces and Nephews. Tom is survived by 8 siblings and predeceased by 3 brothers, Gr. Nephew Bryce. Tom was born in Wakapa, Man., where he worked hard on the farm, then in Winnipeg at various jobs until he moved to BC to join his brother, Norm, Bridie & their 7 children, to work at Buckerﬁeld’s. Tom bought a house in 1980 which he proceeded to ﬁll with his woodwork. He loved building furniture, ﬁshing, playing crib, spending time with his family in BC and spending his vacation with his family in Manitoba. There will be a private celebration of his life by family. We love you & we will miss you.
UNGER Paul Klassen December 6, 1924-January 1, 2012
On a cold morning December 6, 1924, Paul was born to John K and Maria Klassen on the family farm at Rush Lake, Saskatchewan. He was the eighth child and fourth son in a family of ten children. When Paul was eight years old, his father died. Five years later his mother was married to John Gunther increasing the family size from ten to nineteen children some of whom were adults no longer living at home. On Sunday, September 19, at age 21, Paul married Mary Gunther, one month after he accepted the Lord into his life. He was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Mary, his parents, stepfather, siblings Tina Peters, Eva Friesen, Annie Busch, Herman Klassen, John Klassen, a number of in-laws, and daughter-in-law Sharon Klassen. He will always be remembered by his children Carol (Burt) Thiessen, Vernon (Andrea) Klassen, Harvey (Lisa) Klassen, Marlene (Dana) Braun, and Earl Klassen, grandchildren, and greatgrandchildren. The family would like to thank the staff at Tabor Court, Tabor Home, and Dr. Ken Dueck for their care, understanding, and patience in assisting our dad. Your efforts will not be forgotten. A Viewing will be held on Friday, January 6, 2012 from 7-9:30 p,m. at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 2310 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Clearbrook MB Church, 2719 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford. Messages of condolence and to read Paul’s life story, please visit: Woodlawn Funeral Home (604) 853-2643
Late of Abbotsford passed away at Abbotsford Regional Hospital December 30, 2011 surrounded by his family. He is survived by Erika, his wife of 65 years; son Art (Susie); daughter Helen (Larry) Ivey; son Walter (Linda); daughter Anita (Henry) Hildebrandt; 11 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He also leaves to mourn 2 brothers and 2 sisters and many nieces and nephews. He was born in Russia, immigrating to Canada in 1949 and moving to his current residence in 1952. His family takes comfort in the knowledge that Arthur is with his Lord and Savior. A memorial service will be held Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at King Road MB Church. Online condolences to the family may be made to www.wiebeandjeskefh.com
Henry C. Peters passed away peacefully on December 30.2011 in Abbotsford, BC. He will be sadly missed by his children Peter (Susan) Peters, Len (Toby) Peters, Ron (Betty) Peters, and Marilyn (Lyle) Swanson, 12 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. Henry was born on December 25, 1920 in Slavgorod, Russia and came to Canada in 1929. He married his wife Clara in 1949 and they had 58 blessed years together, until she predeceased him in 2008. Many thanks to the wonderful staff at Menno Home for the excellent care they provided to him in his last years. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday January 4, 2012 at 10:30 am in the Yarrow MB Church. Internment to follow. Online condolences to the family may be made to www.wiebeandjeskefh.com.
Wiebe & Jeske Funeral Services - 604.859.5885
Wiebe & Jeske Funeral Services- 604.859.5885
PART-TIME BOOKKEEPER required to work in ofﬁce. Some ofﬁce duties necessary, ﬂexible hours. Send resume to: Brodel Developments, A-4555 Hodgins Ave., Chilliwack, V2P 1P3
EXP’D BOOKKEEPER req’d for Langley Law ﬁrm, P/T employment or contract position, knowledge of law ofﬁce procedures and Esi - Law software pref. Please forward resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or Fax 604-534-1021 or deliver to 20432 Douglas Cr., Langley, V3A 4B4
Musch (van Baren) Born in Rotterdam, NL in 1926, has gone home to be with her Lord and Saviour at the age of 85. She passed away peacefully on the morning of December 24th, 2011 after an evening with her family surrounding her. Susan is predeceased by her husband Pieter (1993) and her sister Adriana, brother Adrianus and parents. Married to Pieter in 1953, they immigrated to Canada in 1958 with their two eldest children, and their family grew to include four more children. Susan is survived by her 6 children: Ellen (Daniel), Ria (Pat), Margaret (Brad), Yvonne (Bernie), Peter (Linda) and Flo (Bruce) and is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She was so proud of each and every one of them. Mom is also survived by her life-long friend and our second family, Grace and Bennie and their children. Services will be held on Saturday, January 7th, at 3:00 pm at Willoughby Christian Reformed Church at 20525, 72nd Avenue, Langley BC. Mom touched everyone she met with her loving spirit. Please honour our mother with your donations to The Solid Rock Foundation, 17770 Daly Road, Surrey, BC V4N 4H5 or the Abbotsford Hospice Society, www.abbotsfordhospice.org
Mr. Abram “Abe” Unger late of Abbotsford, BC passed away very peacefully on December 30, 2011 at the age of 91 at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. He is survived by his loving wife, Leona; 4 children, Rick (Sandi), Bob (Eva), Kathy (Eric) Janzen, Jim (Sylvia); 12 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; and other relatives. He was predeceased by his son, Shelby in 1981; and 6 siblings. Born in Russia on April 26, 1920, Abe came to Canada with his family at the age of 3. He met and married Leona in Herbert, SK and they moved to Abbotsford in 1949. Abe was very proud of his work as a carpenter and home builder. He and Leona enjoyed a long and healthy retirement being together at home, traveling and spending time with family. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 2:00 pm at Henderson’s Funeral Home, 34537 Marshall Road, Abbotsford, BC, with Pastor Lyle Magnus ofﬁciating. Donations may be made to the Cardiac Care Unit at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. The family would like to thank the staff at Abbotsford Regional Hospital, speciﬁcally the Cardiac Care Unit, Dr. Sayeh and the Emergency Department for their exceptional care. Tributes and condolences may be left at www.hendersonsabbotsfordfunerals.com
108 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS to Every Hunter in BC! Advertise in The BC Hunting Regulations Synopsis 2012-2014 publication. Increased circulation 250,000 copies! Tremendous Reach, Two Year Edition! Contact Annemarie at 1 800 661 6335 or email@example.com Looking for or need extra income? Then Let’s creat it, don’t wait Free Consultation 604.820.6737 ORGANIC GROCERY DELIVERY FRANCHISE AVAILABLE Unique, proﬁtable, organic grocery delivery opportunity. Over 13 years in business. Low investment to get started. Call Daniel at 604 708-2345.
Getting a job couldn’t be easier!
LIVE-IN CARETAKER Mission ~ Live in Caretaker for 32 unit apartment, duties include showing vacancies, cleaning and minor handyman type work. Reduced rent on a one bedroom suite. Fax resume with qualiﬁcations to ECM Strata Management - Rental Division 604-855-9825
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WITNESSES WANTED. Hit & run motorcycle accident July 24, 2011. At the W. entrance of the Chevron station located on the S. side of Lougheed at Park St. in Mission, BC. Contact Richard 604-465-8107
TRY A bcclassified.com CLASSIFIED AD.
Alcoholics Anonymous If you have a desire to stop drinking, PLEASE CALL 604-819-2644
CARETAKERS/ RESIDENTIAL MANAGERS
Class 1 Drivers & Owner Operators Highway – BC & AB O/O’s $1.70+ per mile Co. Drivers 44c mile
Send resume & “N” print abstract Fax: 1-888-778-3563 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Call: 604-214-3161 Exp’d TRUCK DRIVER wanted for BC runs. Exc wages, beneﬁts & equipment + weekends home. Fax or email resume & drivers abstract 604-513-8004 or email@example.com
Become a Psychiatric Nursetrain locally via distance education, local and/or regional clinical placements and some regional classroom delivery. Wages start at $30.79/hr to $40.42/hr. This 23 month program is recognized by the CRPNBC. Gov’t funding may be available. Toll-free 1-87-STENBERG www.stenbergcollege.com
LOST AND FOUND
FOUND: DOG - Dec 31st, female Shepherd-X, black & tan. Mission Animal Control. Call 604-826-4496.
CHILDCARE AVAILABLE in my Mission home. 26 years exp. Exc. ref’s. Call Sandy 604-826-7149. RUN by RN. 1.5 - 11yrs. Music, stories, nutritional snacks. After school care. UFV area. 604-756-3882
ESTHETICIAN req’d, able to do eye brow threading, waxing, manicures and pedicures. Drop off resume in person to Jeraco’s Hair Design, #633555 S. Fraser Way, Abbotsford
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Dairy milker or general farm labourer required with experience, full or part-time. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
FARM WORKERS R. Aulakh Farms & Nursery Inc. is looking for 2 F/T (40hrs) farm workers for planting, weeding, fertilize, cultivate, irrigation, winter pruining & harvest crops, other farm work etc. Wages $10.50 year round work. Punjabi or Hindi speaking is an asset. Email resumes: email@example.com or Fax: 604-746-1176.
ALBERTA earthmoving company requires a Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic. You will work in a modern shop and also have mechanics truck for ﬁeld work. The job is at Edson, Alberta. We require that you have experience on Cat crawlers and or Deere excavators. Call Lloyd at (780)723-5051.
A New Year = New Career!
Rapid Advancement and Travel Opportunities Paid Weekly - up to $20/hr No comm., beneﬁts available Positive, Outgoing, Team Oriented a must!
Call now start tomorrow! Allison 604 777 2195 COMMERCIAL FALCONERS req’d. Flying exp. incl. falcons mandatory. Landﬁlls, raptor shows, medical knowledge an asset. $18-22/hr. FT/PT depending on exp. Send resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org
YELLOW PAGES PHONE BOOKS Mature persons with car or truck to deliver Yellow Pages™ Telephone Directories Abbotsford, Mission & Aldergrove and surrounding areas.
Call 1-800-661-1910 or 604-421-9171 Mon.- Fri. 8 am - 4 pm
General Greenhouse Cut ﬂower Work Available. Start wage $10/hr. Starting times are: 7am until ﬁnish, Saturdays 6:00am until ﬁnish. Hours range between 30-55 hours/week depending on production. Saturday rotation a must. Part time as in speciﬁc full days will be considered.
Please fax resume to: 604-795-5095 MODERN 260 COW 2X milking heard dairy, looking for F/T worker. Duties incl. milking in double 12 parallel parlor 3-4 times per week, assisting in milkings in morning and afternoon, calf feeding, animal handling and ﬁeld work. Previous exp. is necessary. Progressive wages, housing and beneﬁts are avail. after proven performance and reliability. 604-490-6403 btwn. hrs. 4-8pm RAW DOG FOOD COMPANY in Mission has F/T & P/T positions avail. Duties include grinding & packaging meat, pulling orders, and general warehouse duties. Must have car, be in good physical condition and able to lift 60 lbs. Be well organized and available for early hours. Please fax resume to: 604-814-2584 after 4 pm.
QUICKSHOT LOGISTICS LTD. Hot Tub & Gazebo Installers/Service Company. *NOW HIRING* Do you have great customer relation skills and want to help build a fast growing company? Do you have a clean cut appearance, are a nonsmoker, and are able-bodied (heavy lifting required)? We are looking for you (hot tub experience preferred), and are willing to train. This position is based out of Chilliwack. Please fax resume to: 604-393-0671 or email@example.com SUTCO Contracting Ltd. has openings in our Chip Haul Fleet. Good Equipment, Great Pay, Extended Beneﬁts, Direct Deposit, Satellite Dispatched, Reliable Steady Work! Call us to start your long term career; 250-357-2612 Ext 223 or www.sutco.ca Resumes can be faxed to 250-357-2009
WAREHOUSE ORDER SELECTOR 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 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
Dvi Machinery Ltd. in Abbotsford needs 1 perm FT Technical Sales & Support Specialist ($21/hr) to expand sales and provide support for its machineries and electric bikes domestically & overseas. Training & extensive experience in sales and technical aspects of related products rqd. International travel rqd. A foreign language valued. Pls send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
SECURITY OFFICER TRAINING B.S.T. classes in Abby. Job placement. 604-859-8860 www.brissonsecurity.com
LICENSED automotive MECHANIC or apprentice required. Fax resume to: 604-792-9914.
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. With over 24,000 employees in 27 countries, 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 Operations 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 poising for future growth. Rio Tinto Alcan is seeking qualiﬁed person(s) to ﬁll the following two roles noted below: Operations Supervisor Posting ID# KIT0001Q Under the direction of the Coordinator/Manager, the Supervisors are responsible to manage optimum performance production teams. To this end, and to meet business plan objectives, he/she controls operating, service and maintenance parameters and procedures, ensures that quality standards are met, favours the growth of coaching teams, and promotes continuous improvement and the integration of health, safety and environmental (HSE) issues. The ﬁelds of expertise required for these positions are: Health and safety: Ability to lead HSE activities Accountability of Risk Management System Requirements Cost control: Ensure control over assigned budget Training and development: Ensure employees receive mandatory training Employee relations: Ability to motivate and coach employees to make positive contributions and meet targets Accountabilities To qualify for the Operations Supervisor (#KIT0001Q) position the candidate must have: 5+ years of industrial experience 5+ years of industrial/manufacturing supervisory experience An understanding of Lean tools Strong Computer/Software aptitude Trades Supervisor Posting ID # KIT00016 To qualify for the Trades Supervisor (#KIT00016) position the candidate must have: 5+ years of industrial experience 5+ years of industrial/manufacturing supervisory experience An understanding of Lean tools Strong Computer/Software aptitude Interprovincial Electrical/Mechanical trade
Len Davidiuk Tax Services
LES THE FRIENDLY PLUMBER. Specializing in bathroom renovatons, including ceramic wall and ﬂoor tile. In with the new, out with the old. Call 604-858-8842.
Temporary Ofﬁce Administrative Assistant needed in Agassiz from February to May. Qualiﬁed individual should be comfortable working with the public in a professional and conﬁdential manner. Must be willing to work within a group dynamic and be self motivated. Duties include: Making appointments, greeting clients, answering phones, photocopying, faxing, ﬁling, mail, etc.
To apply, please submit an on-line application (resume) directly at our website at jobs.riotinto.ca. Resumes must be received by Friday, 13 January, 2012.
CRIMINAL RECORD? Guaranteed Record Removal since 1989. Conﬁdential, Fast, & Affordable. Our A+BBB Rating assures EMPLOYMENT & TRAVEL FREEDOM. Call for FREE INFO. BOOKLET
Asphalt roofs, Re & Re, Shake conversions *28yrs Exp. - Also Snow plow & Junk Removal
HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES DRYWALL
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
JUNK REMOVAL Recycled Earth Friendly • Electronics • Appliances • Old Furniture • Construction • Yard Waste • Concrete • Drywall • Junk • Rubbish • Mattresses
PURE CHI. Relaxing Chinese Full Body MASSAGE ~ 604-702-9686 11am-11pm. 9263 Young Rd Chwk
MIND BODY SPIRIT
AMAZING WAVE MASSAGE Professional deep tissue massage. 113-2580 Cedar Park Pl. Abby. 604-746-0099 EMERSON St. Abbts 604-854-0599
DAVIES SAND & GRAVEL LTD 604-826-6736 SAND / GRAVEL TRUCKING / LOADING EXCAVATOR / CATS LOWBEDS
MISC. FOR SALE
FIREWOOD ★ FREE ★
PALLETS Available Come & Help Yourself Also great for crafts etc
BACK PARKING LOT (by shed) ABBOTSFORD NEWS 34375 Gladys Ave.
Collecting Old Coins & Taxidermy Silver, $1, 50c, 25c, 10c, Olympic Please call Travis 604-796-0320 WANTED. MOTOR BIKES & ATVs. Any size, any year or condition. Running or not. Buy for cash as long as the price is right and not stolen. No Chinese made. Give me a call: 604-308-4225 Gary.
REAL ESTATE 627
WE BUY HOMES Damaged House! Older House! Difﬁculty Selling! Behind on Payments! Need to Sell Now? NO FEES! NO RISK! QUICK CASH! Call us First! 604.657.9422
633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS .Jim’s Moving Winter Service
ALMOST Everything Handy Man Service. Junk removal, home repairs, yard/house cleanup, pressure washing, gutters, etc. 792-3018
Complete Handyman/Reno services for your Home & Ofﬁce. Mike’s got the best rates. 604-820-0012 CLEAN OUT YOUR CLOSETS WITH DOLLAR DEALS 604-854-6397
Licenced In-Home Relaxation
PIT - 11496 DEWDNEY TRUNK RD. MISSION Fax: 604-826-6716
MISSION TOPSOIL ✦ Screened Topsoil
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Pick Up or Delivery 8590 SYLVESTER RD. 604-820-0808
New SRI Manufactured Homes. Single Double Modulars on display. Repossessions 1974-2004. Chuck 604-830-1960. New SRI Single and double wides in Ruskin park with river view from $89,900. Chuck 604-830-1960 New SRI single wide in family park and another space in adult park. from $81,900. Chuck 604-830-1960
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CARE AID with experience available for Seniors care. Call Vanessa (604)799-8400
“The Taxman Since 1978”
Temporary Assistant Tax Preparer/Bookkeeper needed in Agassiz from February to June. Previous income tax preparation is required and bookkeeping is an asset. Qualiﬁed individual should be comfortable working with the public in a professional and conﬁdential manner. Must be willing to work within a group dynamic and be self motivated. Duties include: General income tax preparation; sorting & totaling receipts for bookkeeping, HST & tax purposes, various general ofﬁce duties if needed, etc.
FEED & HAY
2459 McCallum Rd. Abby. RELAXING SWEDISH MASSAGE A.M. Special 15% off. *Stress Free *European *Private 604.230.4444
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MOVING & STORAGE
#1 As in movers we trust. Reliable Mini Movers. Same day moves & deliveries. Starting at $45hr + gas. (604)997-0332 / (604)745-7918 1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Real Professionals, Reasonable. Rates. Different From the Rest. 604-721-4555.
Rio Tinto Alcan would like to thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted will be contacted.
SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240
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(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring, Carpet Cleaning & Maid Service! www.paintspecial.com
HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS
Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley
FURRYORNOT Petcare, Abbotsford. Certiﬁed Professional Pet Sitter, bonded & insured. Pet-sitting, dog-walking, house-sitting. 604302-1780; www.furryornotpetcare.ca.
BERNESE Mountain Dog Puppies. Available February 1. Vet checked with ﬁrst shots. Reserve yours now. $1,200. Langley area. 778-2415504. BLOOD HOUND PUPS, CKC reg’d health chk, 2nd vac, micro chipped, 1 male, 5 fem’s. Liver & Tan. Ready to go. $750. 604-574-5788
CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPIES $550: Born Sept. 26th. 1 Male, 1 Female. 604-836-6861 TOM’S PAINTING & DECORATING 35 Years Exp. Tom Van Keulen 604-853-9429 ~ 778-982-2191
JACK RUSSELL pups 1 Female 1 male. Short legs, smooth coat. Dew claws done. $500. 778-883-6049
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LAB cross puppies, vet checked, 1st shots, eager and social $350, 604-823-6739 afternoons/evenings.
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Cairn Terriers: shots/dewormed. Ready to go to good homes. over 20 yrs of referrals. 604-807-5204 or 604-592-5442
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#1 PET SOURCE
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YELLOW LAB puppies 10 wks old $399. 5 males (1 black), 1 female. Strong & healthy (604)466-0562
ABBOTSFORD: 2 bdrm, 2 bath, 2 balc, top ﬂr condo. 1080 sq.ft., nice unit. On Fern St. Avail. Feb. 1st. $795/mo. NS/NP. 778-549-1699.
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ABBOTSFORD, 33509 Marshall, 2 bdrm apt, quiet bldg, corner unit. $800/mo. Avail now. Call: 604-557-0411 or 604-807-3294.
32101 Mt. Waddington Ave Abbotsford, deluxe, large apts Newer, well maintained bldg. ************************************
**CHRISTMAS SPECIAL** 2 Bths in 2 Bdr units from $925 Gas heat, f/p, d/w, inste w/d hookup, gated u/g prkg. Cat OK Call: 604-870-9797 www.apt4rent.ca
Forest Terrace Apartments
Abbotsford Central Mountainview - Bakerview THIS IS WHERE YOU WANT TO LIVE
Abbotsford’s Best Kept Secret
LET’S MAKE A DEAL NEW LOWER RENTS 1 MONTH FREE RENT SENIOR’S DISCOUNT
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
1 & 2 Bedroom Suites
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.
34313 Forrest Terrace
1 & 2 Bdrms Stes
1 Month FREE Rent On 1 Year Lease Early and Immediate Possession Available Age 40 Senior & Adult Oriented Come See What You Have Been Missing! Call Esther 604-853-0549
Rental Incentive on 1 year Lease
33331 Old Yale Road
PET FRIENDLY BUILDINGS!
ABBOTSFORD. 2 bdrm, 2 bath corner unit. Small pet. N/S. Near 7 Oaks. Quiet adult bldg. Refs. $950 incl util. Avail. now 604-850-0015 ABBOTSFORD 2 bdrm nr Super Store mtn view 5 appls incl W/D gas f/p gas & ht/water incl sec u/g prkg with remote $975mo. Jan 1. 604-556-2599 refer to unit 433 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. ABBOTSFORD - Abby Glen Apt’s 2959 Tims St. Reno’d 1 & 2 bdrm suites avail. Call 778-880-0920.
This property is a participant in the Multi-Housing Crime Free Program.
For more info & viewing call
2525 Hilltout Street 1 Bedroom - $665.00 2 Bedrooms - $756.00
ABBOTSFORD Near 5 Corners. 1 bdrm $625/mo (1 person) 2 bdrm $725/mo. Call (604)751-3885 BRIGHT & Clean Condo Abbotsford. 5 min from Sumas Exit.2Bdrm,1.5 Bath,Corner unit.Fireplace,Large covered deck. Incl.All appl,Hydro,parking &outdoor pool.$1,000/Mo.(can furnish for same)950sq.ft Act quick!Amanda 778-808-4793 Plse lve firstname.lastname@example.org
32030 George Ferguson Way
1 Bedroom from $665.00 2 Bdrms from $756.00
Available Now! 1 Bedroom - Also Bach & 2 Bdrms avail
Call 604-852-7350 CHILLIWACK, 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms, family building in good area. Close to shopping, transportation and schools. Parking, laundry hook/up included. available now or Aug 1. Rob 604-316-5404. No Sun. calls or after 7pm.
33136 George Ferguson Way
1 Bedroom from $725.00 2 Bdrms from $825.00
Call 604-557-3708 33184 George Ferguson Way
1 Bedroom from $634.00 2 Bdrms from $722.00
Call 604-751-2165 Mainstreet Equity
Under New Ownership For One Year Lease 13th Month FREE Rent!
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
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
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
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
Under New Management
Rental Incentive on 1 year Lease Pet Friendly Buildings! CHELSEA PARK GARDENS 33710 Marshall Road
1 Bdrms ..... from $625/mo. 2 Bdrms ...... from $771/mo.
Call 604-751-3619 Villa Vista 33292 Robertson Ave East Bachelors ........ from $521/mo. 1 Bdrms ........... from $625/mo. 2 Bdrms ........... from $771/mo. Villa Monaco 33263 Bourquin Crescent East
Bachelors .... from $521/mo. 1 Bdrms ...... from $625/mo. 2 Bdrms ...... from $771/mo. 33298 Robertson Ave. “ A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE “
1 Bdrms ...... from $574/mo. 2 Bdrms ...... from $653/mo.
33405 Bourquin Place
SPACIOUS APT SUITES FOR RENT
1 Bdrms ...... from $665/mo. 2 Bdrms ...... from $756/mo.
1 bdrm *2 bdrm* corner suites Rent includes heat & hot water! Nice decor, clean, speciﬁcally designed for the needs of families, seniors, professionals & university students. Abbotsford Apt Resident Mgrs are Crime Free Multi-Housing certiﬁed Excellent location on bus route. Within walking distance to all amenities - post ofﬁce, shopping, medical clinic, library & rec. centre.
46030 Princess Ave. Fresh and clean Recently renovated 1 Bdrm $600/mo available NOW! *4 appl., *Secure bldg *Small pet negot. *Must have ref’s
Under New Ownership For One Year Lease 13th Month FREE Rent!!
Chilliwack, 46053 Chilliwack Central Rd. 2bdrm, 25+, 2 bath, sec. prking, 3 appl., patio, n/p avail now $800/m. Ross Fullbrook, Royal Lepage 604-792-0077 CHILLIWACK 46340 Princess quiet sec, lrg 2 bdrm, inste lndry, deck, $775. (604) 392-9547 or 793-0571 CHILLIWACK 46356 Margaret Ave. clean 2 BD: $600, avail. now. sm pet negot. Ref’s req’d. Call Ross Fullbrook Royal Lepage 604 792 0077 CHILLIWACK 9422 Victor St, Newmark. 1 bdrm , 5 appl., patio, u/grnd prkg. freshly painted. $650/mo. Avail. now . Ross Fullbrook, Royal Lepage 604 792 0077 Chilliwack
9430 Nowell St.
1 bdrm, starting $550/m avail now. Adult oriented. Heat, hot water window coverings incl, most suites with balcony, laundry on 1st ﬂr with elevator, (604)824-0264 CHILLIWACK
DRIFTWOOD APTS. 9474 Cook St 1/2 Month Free Rent! 2 bedroom & bachelor
fridge, stove, window coverings, hot water heat incl., Adult oriented. wheelchair access, elevator, laundry on every ﬂoor.
604-792-1503 for details CHILLIWACK
LAKESIDE COURT 45810 First Ave., West
1/2 Month Free Rent!! Newly updated lg 1 bdrm, 2 bdrm, 2 bath condos in secure and well maintained building. Secure parking, elevator with wheel chair access. Walk across the street for shopping, next to library, park. Includes 3 appliances, window coverings, insuite storage, laundry on every ﬂoor. Onsite manager. Available now. 604-792-1506 for details
Call 604-751-2125 CHILLIWACK
For leasing enquiries Call 604-751-2934 Mainstreet Equity Corp.
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 MISSION: 1 bdrm $625 (1 person) or 2 brm $725, 2nd or 3rd Ave Call Steve: (604)751-3885 MISSION: 1 Bdrm, new, 5 appls, secure prkg, storage, balcony, avail Feb 1st. (604)820-8664 MISSION: 7696 Grand St. 1 bdrm apt, reno’d quiet bldg. On-site manager. Avail now. $620/mo. 604826-3665; 778-552-1808. Mission
Ross Fullbrook, Royal Lepage (604)792-0077
1 & 2 Bedroom Heat / hot water included 3 Appliances
Ref’s required, no pets Crime-free multi-housing Call for appt. 604-792-3010 or leave message
CHILLIWACK, 45559 Yale, 2bdrm, 2 bath, $800/m 6 new appl., secure u/g prkg, storage, n/p avail. immed. Ross Fullbrook Royal Lepage 7920077
Town & Country Apartments 1948 McCallum Road
Insuite storage Laundry on every ﬂoor Heat & hot water incl Secure underground prkg
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.
Apartment & Townhouse Complex
Clean, quiet building
• • • •
33095 Old Yale Road
Cheam View Apts
Chilliwack, 45530 Market Way, Garrison Crossing, 1bdrm, 1 bath top ﬂoor apt., 6 appl., h/w, ceramic ﬂoor, $800/m, no pets, secure parking., avail now, Ross Fullbrook, Royal Lepage. 604-792-0077
1 bedrooms suites, upmarket quiet building, w/balcony, hot water, 3 appls, good security, u/grd park, storage, ﬁreplaces, hook-ups, laundry on site, on-site manager, n/s, n/p. Suits available now.
1 & 2 Bdrms Starting at $575/m
apartments are well secured and safe homes for your peace of mind.
9473 Broadway St. 604-819-6229
604-615-5402 Professionally managed by Gateway Property Management
Call 604-751-2147 604-557-3592 or 604-751-5595
Heat, Hot Water & Basic Cable included. Crime Free & Certiﬁed. N/S - N/P, Close to all amens. Lease & Refs. Required.
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.
Broadway Maples Apts
Park Lane Manor
2485 Hilltout Street 1 Bedroom - $634.00 2 Bedrooms - $756.00
BACHELOR APARTMENT $440/mo. N/P ~ N/S. Hot water & cable included. Quiet, parklike setting.
For One Year Lease 13th Month FREE Rent!
BIRCHWOOD MANOR ABBOTSFORD
MAINSTREET EQUITY CORP.
2814 Pratt Crescent 1 Bedroom from $655.00 2 Bdrms from $779.00
ABBOTSFORD CRIME FREE Multi Housing Program
Under New Ownership
33382 George Ferguson Way 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.
QUIET, CLEAN, SECURE,
1 bedroom $575/m.
Call Marilyn to view (604)-855-3345
Tenant pays hydro. Incl., free cable, free on site laundry parking, garden avail., sm pet by terms. Application and ref’s req’d. Avail. immed. Frank, 604-8191924 or Harvey, (604)799-0261
Chilliwack, 2bd, country setting, 4 appl. incl w/d, crim check, $800+hydro. 604-793-9000/604-799-2818
CHILLIWACK 46288 Yale Rd, quiet secure, well mgd 1 bdrm, cable & elev, $575. Immed. 604-403-1401.
HARRISON HOT SPRINGS 1 Bdrm condo with 5 appls, 2 prkg. NS/NP. $700. Avl now. (604)826-2006
CEDARWOOD MANOR * * * *
Friendly Management 1 & 2 Bedroom Suites Insuite Laundry Adult Oriented
604-820-0128 MISSION, dwntown. Beautiful quiet spac bach $550, 1 bdrm $625. Secure bldg. Ref’s. N/P.604-814-2435
HABITAT APARTMENTS 33366 2nd Ave. Mission
1 bdrms. from $630/mo. Quiet, well managed, on site manager. Close to Downtown & Westcoast Express. NO PETS. References Required.
604-826-2538 Managed by ECM Strata - Rental Division MISSION HILLS:
APARTMENTS Large, Bright & Clean 2 Bdrms Avail
No Pets. Written ref’s required.
Call 604-826-7880 MISSION: PRINCESS DAPHNE APTS - SPACIOUS 1 bdrm starting at $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.
New Apt Building
Newer 2 bdrm
Top ﬂoor Corner unit
No Rental Increase Guaranteed! Insuite laundry, microwave & dishwasher, electric f/p, hardwood ﬂoors, elevator, garbage disposal & storage. avail now 1 (604)240-4003
OAKMONT MANOR Member - Crime Free Program
Rental Incentives Available 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
✯ Arlington Place ✯ 2487 Countess St., Abbts (Next to MCC) Very Competitive Rates Quiet, Clean, Well Managed.
NOW AVAILABLE LARGE 1 & 2 BDRM SUITES Heat & hot water included. Fridge, stove, d/w, microwave. Senior’s Discount.
Resident Manager ~ LINDA
✯ ASPEN COURT ✯ 2450 Center St. Abbotsford NEW BUILDING VERY COMPETITIVE RATES QUIET, CLEAN, WELL MANAGED NOW AVAILABLE BACHELOR, 1 & 2 BDRM. SUITES Heat & hot water incl. Fridge, stove, d/w, microwave. UNDERGROUND SECURE PARKING
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*SUNDIAL COURT* 9234 Charles Street, Chilliwack 2 bdrm, coin laundry, family dwelling, small pet ok, ref’s req’d. 604-791-0463 or 1-877-817-0289
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 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. FOR LEASE 4700 sq.ft. concrete bldg with outside storage & freeway exposure & plenty of prkg. For more info call Ken (604)850-1228. RETAIL / OFFICE space for lease, 1800 & 3500 s.f. 2485 W. Railway, Abbotsford. 604-850-7731 WAREHOUSE/OFFICE space available immed. 2337 Townline Rd. Abbotsford. Call 604-854-5405.
CHILLIWACK. 2 BDRM, side by side 1/2 duplex, fenced yard, 4 appl, sm pet ok. avail now, covered carport. (604)824-0264 Chilliwack, 46279 Second Ave. 2bdrm 1/2 duplex, incl. 5appl., carport, pets negot. Avail. Jan 1 $700/m, Ross Fullbrook, Royal Lepage 604-792-0077 Chilliwack, 9342 Woodbine St., 2 bdr S/S duplex, 2 appl., hardwd ﬂrs, fenced, share laundry, sm pet ok. Avail now. (604)824-0264 MISSION Duplex 3 bdrm, 1.5 bath, 4 appli, carport, yard. Sm pet ok. Avail now. $1075 604-850-9477
733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS ABBOTSFORD 4972 Tolmie Rd. on #3 & Tolmie. Exit 104. Nr freeway. & schools. 3 bdrm MOBILE on 1 acre greenbelt. Recently reno’d. NS/N/P.Now.$1,000. 604-377-8383
HOMES FOR RENT
3 bdrm + den,wd ﬂrs, 5 appls, deck, fenced yard, NP, NS indoors, 1bth, $1100/m. Cbl/net inc, util xtra. avail. Jan 1. 778-241-7440 3BDM, 2BTH, updated home, wshr/dryer, frdg, stv, dw, quiet area, close to amen. N/s, no pets, $1250/ mth. Damage deposit. 604-8451591
HOMES FOR RENT
MISSION 14/Hurd. 4 bdrm., 2 bath, huge cov patio. 2500 s/f. corner lot. Encl. garage, alarm system, mixed hardwood, tile & carpet. Pets ok. $1600. Avail Feb 1. 604-897-9095. MISSION. Central location. Main ﬂoor 3 bdrm. house. Avail. immed. Ns/np. $1100/mo. 604-820-8208
ABBOTSFORD East - Mt Blanchard 3 bdrm 2 bath rancher. Fenced b/yard sm shed 5 appl gas f/p double garage and dway $1300.00 604-852-6927 ABBOTSFORD. 2400 sq.ft., newer 5 bdrms + extra ofﬁce & liv/rm, 2 f/p’s, 3 baths, new kit, 5 new appls, granite counter. New lam ﬂrs, paint & tiles. Nr schls. Priv fncd yrd. NS, sm pet ok. $1595. 604-309-0148 ABBOTSFORD, 2545 Lilac Cres. 4 bdrm house. Avail now. N/S. Call 778-240-4250. ABBOTSFORD 33466 Marshall Rd Clean 4 bdrm., 2 baths. 2 level, laundry, fenced yard. Avail. immed. $1400/mo. 604-826-3665 or 778552-1808 or 604-557-0411. ABBOTSFORD; 4 BDRM rancher, avail now, close to all amens. N/P. 604-826-3217 or 778-552-3981. ABBOTSFORD, 5 bdrm, 2 level, 2 baths, 2 lrg liv. rms, N/P. avail.Feb. 1st. $1550/mth. (778)241-8727. ABBOTSFORD, W. 4 Bdrm, 2 bath house in the country, compl reno’d. N/S, N/P. $1500/mo. Avail Jan 1st. Call: (604)308-6698 AGASSIZ/HARRISON $1200 Private CLEAN 3BDRM Rancher,easy Hwy access,call778 891 9086 BRADNER. 4 bdrm rancher on farm (only house avail) 4 appl, garage. $1350 Feb 1. Pet ok. 604-807-6477 CHILLIWACK, 4 bdrm, 2.5 baths, quiet cul-de-sac, large yard, central air, $1400 + utils. Immed. Call 604-824-0081 or 778-231-1302. CLEARBROOK 4 bdrm, 4 appli’s, fenced backyard, small shed. Avail immed. $1300/mo. (604)302-9080. LAIDLAW. Laidlaw Rd. 2 bdrm mobile home, private property, addition can be used a 3rd bdrm, , next to freeway, fenced yard, fridge, stove, washer, dryer, Avail immed. $850/m. Call 604-798-7869 MISSION 3 Bdrm Twnhse 1 & 1 1/2 Bth Quiet Complex Good for Kids All Appliances, 1 Carport, Fireplace Small Bkyrd Avilable Jan15 - Feb 1 Close to Westcoast Express/Shopping/School $1200/mth Call 778229-8626
SARDIS, FULL house, incl. in-law suite. short-term rental. 3brm up, 21/2 bath up, 1brm & 1bath in bsmt. Near Vedder elem./GW Graham middle/sec. Porch, single garage. Small fenced yard, view. N/S, $1600 plus util. Avail Jan.15 or Feb.1. Call 604-997-1677 or 778874-3172.
Space for lease Quality mezzanine ofﬁces 400 - 1600 sq. ft. Remax Little Oak Realty Ray Veenbaas @ 604-309-0257 Richard Riemersma @ 604-309-8541
UPPER / LOWER SUITES
Charman - BRAND NEW 2bdrm higher end homes, pristinely manicured property, 1 full bath, insuite w/d $900/mo incl utils.
LATITUDE - designer color scheme, open concept kitchen w/ granite & eating bar - 6 ST/ST appli, in-suite w/d, electric f/p spacious covered deck, gated u/g prkng. Billiards & exercise room, Hot Water Included #133 - 1bdrm+den - 666 sq ft north facing - $825/mo #217 - 1bdrm - 587 sq ft - west facing - $825/mo #324- 2bdrm 2 bath - 885 sq ft end unit SW exposure faces the greenspace $1100/mo FRASER VALLEY HOME TEAM
OFFICE/RETAIL SEVENOAKS SHOPPING CENTRE
McRae - 2bdrm +den lower level twn home, 2 bath, large w/d/strge area, back onto greenspace, sngle gar, gas f/p $1050/mo 2nd Ave - near Stave Lake Rd 3 bdrms 1.5 baths - 5 appli, deep carport, lrg storage shed, conv. to West Coast & dwntwn, Windebank & Heritage Park $1200/mo Tunbridge-Lovely well maint. 3 bdrm home in Tunbridge Station, 2.5 baths, det’d gar., fenced yrd, nice deck, $1650/mo + utils Waxberry - 4bdrm+den family home, 2.5 baths - Great Hillside school catchment area,dble gar, fenced yard, 5 appli $1600/mo
HOMES FOR RENT
ALDERGROVE. 3 bdrm T/H. 1.5 bths. Fncd yd. fam.complex. $1050 & up. Sm dog ok. 778- 551-2696. Chilliwack, 9098 Broadway St., 2bdrm twnhse, w/d, f/s, pets negot. $700/m avail. now Ross Fullbrook, Royal Lepage 604-792-0077
Experience .... TOWNHOUSE Living at WOODBINE TOWNHOUSES 9252 Hazel St. Chilliwack, BC ✒ ✒ ✒
Mini Storage Ltd 45648 Storey Ave (behind 7/11 in Sardis)
1st calendar month.
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3 Bedrooms - 1,100 sq ft 1½ baths Newly Renovated units available now CHILDREN love our 2 Play grounds Puppies & Kitties love your fenced backyard Our contribution: A MoveIn Incentive! Close to all schools, transit & amenities Quiet, Gated + Secured for you! Your choice of Crime-Free Living From $990 PLUS Utilities
STORE - IT Individual Insulated Bays All Bays Alarmed
MISSION: 3 Bdrm Townhome, quiet family complex. Rent geared to income. N/P. 604-820-1715
✦ CARS ✦ BOATS ✦ ✦ SUPPLIES ✦ 12’ x 40’ & 24’ x 40’ Ceiling height 8’
604-854-4664 Located in Abbotsford
New & Used Vehicles
821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 1994 Saab 900-S. 6cyl, 2.5 l engine. 4dr, sunroof, 5spd, green, like new. $1950. 604-541-0344 1997 MAZDA PROTEGE, 5 spd, very good cond, 170K, AirCared til 10/12. Good tires, MP3, cheap on gas. $1900. Call: 778-240-8075 1999 rare M-Benz E320,mint, AWD, no accidents, 81,000 kms, $10,800 obo or trade. 1-778-552-2439 2004 PORSCHE 911 C2 One owner, NCL serviced, beautiful cond! $48,000. Call 604-309-4599. New & Used Vehicles
SARDIS, Newer 3 bdrm rancher, fncd yd carport. Quiet street near prk, $1295/mo. 604-702-8806
2003 27ft Keystone Hornet Sport Bunkhouse Model Travel Trailer for sale. Sleeps 8, includes, 16ft awning, 6 cubic ft fridge with large freezer, Microwave, Spacemaker Coffee Maker, Vacuum, and CD player. Well maintained, and fully winterized. Asking $ 11,500 OBO Call Cliff at 604-850-9449 home or 604-614-6262 cell
2011 LAREDO 266RL
Elec. awning, elec. stab jacks,LCD TV, 2 slides, microwave and much more! $32,483 (Stk.30916) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644
AUTO ACCESSORIES/ PARTS
2011 SALEM T23FD
ABBOTSFORD 2 Bdrm, 2 bth, w/d, $750/mo incl elec/gas. Avail now. NS/NP. (604)828-2985 after 5pm.
Awning, pass-through storage, A/C, DSI water heater, exterior shower AM/FM/DVD. $14,483 (Stk.30371) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644
ABBOTSFORD, 2 bdrm bsmt suite, avail Jan 15. $750/mo incl utils. NS/NP. 604-825-8700 ABBOTSFORD 33160 Marshall Rd. 2 Bdrm ste, cls to hosp. Utils/lndry incl. $750. Avail now (604)897-3147
TIME FOR A NEW CAR?
ABBOTSFORD Clean 1 bdrm suite Saanich St. Available now. NP/NS. $600/mo incl utils. 604-857-4803
See bcclassified.com’s Automotive Section in 800’s
ABBOTSFORD Sandy Hill bright 1 bdrm in newer home, view. Sep ldry. Avail now. $750 incl utils/cable &net. NS/NP. 604-504-0325.
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
ABBOTSFORD. Townline area. Spacious 2 bdrm. Priv entry. A/C. Np/ns, no ldry. Avail. now. $800. 604-857-5855; 604-614-8899. Chilliwack, 1 bdrm bsmt ste on hobby farm, all util, Shaw satellite, partially furn, Ryder Lk. $900/m. N/s, n/p, avail Jan 13. (604)858-8560
Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022
CHILLIWACK, 2 bdrm daylight ste, level entry, 1200sf, 5 appl, lg covered patio & yard, n/s, n/p, W/D, $1200/mo incl cable, & all util. Avail. Feb. 1. (604)792-8844
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673
CHILLIWACK Clean new 2 bdrm grnd lvl suite, bright & open, with insuite laundry, 5 full size appli’s. N/S, N/P. Avail immed. $775 neg with longer lease. (604)997-1887
FAST EASY REMOVAL OF UNWANTED VEHICLES Cash for all cars, trucks, vans, machines.
CHILLIWACK. Newly reno’d 2 bdrm suite, W/D, $850/mth incl utils. NS/NP. Call (604)798-3125. CULTUS LAKE, YEAR ROUND, Large one bedroom suite 900sq’, steps from the beach, hot tub, f/s/wd/dw/built in vac, cable, internet, heat, hydro incl. no phone. must have references. n/s, n/p. $800/m. avail. now. 604-991-1234
SARDIS new area - newer 1bdrm, own laundry, full bath. Ns/np. $695 incl utils. Avail now. 604-791-0026.
ABBOTSFORD; 3 Bdrm, 2 ba, sgle garage. Quiet, clean N/S. Suit prof or retired. Very quiet area. $1300 + % utils. Jan 1. N/P. (604)308-6910.
Chilliwack, 3 bdrm upper ste, 5 appl, gas f/p, nice area, cls to school/amen, cat ok, $1100 incl util. refs & DD, Jan 1. (604)792-9155 Chilliwack, 46367 Chilliwack Central Rd. 2 bdrm upper suite, incl. heat/hydro, 5appl. garage, pets negot, avail. now $900/m Ross Fullbrook, Royal Lepage 604-792-0077
847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 2004 JEEP GRAND Cherokee Ltd. 4x4, auto, red, 160K, $8500 ﬁrm. Call 604-538-9257
TRUCKS & VANS
2002 DODGE CARAVAN, only 78 km, very clean, NS, aircrd, inspected, $5,400 obo. (604)377-8383. 2002 Honda Odyssey EXL, leather int., new tires, new timing belt, 161,000k. $6300. 604-309-4001. New & Used Vehicles
860 WRECKER/USED PARTS Four Motegi Racing FF7 rims in excellent condition, with Venezia Crusade & Ingens A1 205 /40ZR17 mounted tires. About 50 per cent wear on tires. Fits Honda Civic 2001-05 model. $575. Call: 1-604-864-9226, 778-230-9664.
12’ Princecraft Ungava alum. boat 9.9 Merc motor with galv. ez load trailer. Asking $3500:(604)850-7262
ABBOTSFORD. 1 bdrm bsmt suite. W/D. D/W. $750/mo incl util & cable. Avail immed. 1 month free rent. 604-308-7488.
MISSION lrg lower, super nice 3 bdrm. Brand new kit w/3 s.s. appls, huge mstr, beaut bath, own lndry, fncd bkyrd, cls to everything, no dogs, NS. $950 + % 604-556-9903
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
2010 CHEVY IMPALA, 4 dr Sedan, 62,000 K, exc. cond., $12,800. Call 604-309-4001.
Come Have A Look… Check us out @ 604-792-8317 or 1-877-515-6696
CARS - DOMESTIC
1995 Buick, mechanic special 4 dr, V-6, air cared,needs oil pump $995 Call 604-392-3950
ABBOTSFORD, 33499 Marshall, 3 bdrm, 3 level, 1.5 bath, 1800 sf $1100/mo. Avail Jan 1. Call 604-557-0411 or 604-807-3294.
MISSION 1 BDRM UPPER Funky 4plex, river view, near bus, train, etc, suits professional, private, yard, prkng, utils incl. Avail now, 15th or Feb 1st $700/mo 604-970-4031
DreamCatcher Auto Loans “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals
CHILLIWACK 4 bdrm, 2 bath upper ste in newer house, 1 car grg, fully fncd yrd, pri entry, F/S, D/W & shrd lndry incl. $1400 incl utils. N/P, N/S. Avail Feb 1st. (604)997-1887
CHILLIWACK: Lrg 3 bdrm, 3 bath, 5 appls, f/p, pet neg, $1275/mo, move in bonus, avail now, 604-703-3784.
1979 BUICK LESABRE, premium car, top condition, new tires, 148 km, $3,250 obo. (604) 850-1576.
CARS - DOMESTIC
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
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTED SERVICE TO: James Swanney TAKE NOTICE that proceeding No. 137736 has been commenced against you in this Court by First West Credit Union formerly known as Envision Credit Union, as Plaintiff. BY ORDER of the Court made on December 21, 2011, it has been ordered that service of the Notice of Civil Claim and Order for Substitutional Service made December 21, 2011 on you be effected by this advertisement. If you desire to defend the proceeding you must enter a Response to Civil Claim at the ofﬁce of the District Registry, at Begbie Square, 651 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster, British Columbia, V3M 1C9, within 21 days after publication of this Notice, inclusive of such date. A copy of the Notice of Civil Claim and Order for Substitutional Service made December 21, 2011 may be obtained by your request to the District Registrar making reference to No. 137736 at Begbie Square, 651 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster, British Columbia, V3M 1C9. If you do not ﬁle the “Response to Civil Claim” within 21 days of the date of publication of the advertisement, then you will not be entitled to further notice and thereafter the Plaintiff may proceed against you and the legal claim by the Plaintiff, as set out above, may be given against you in your absence.
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Estate Auction on behalf of the late Alexander Hatt of Chilliwack SATURDAY, JAN. 7th at Noon PREVIEW: THURS., & FRI., JAN. 5 & 6: 9AM-5PM • SAT., JAN. 7: 9AM - NOON
Tools: consisting of: Incredible amount of tools, full roller chests, hand tools, Craftsman planer, bandsaw, Bosch table saw and router, large selection of cased power tools, clamps, drills, saws, shop saw, grinders. Machinist tools, old car manuals. Furniture: Superb quality Gibbard dining room suite, Gibbard desk, Gibbard bedroom suite, 3 pc walnut bedroom suite, Victorian bed, modern bedroom suite, new queen bed, several new sofas, leather love seats, display cabinets, quality BBQ. Guitars: Les Paul, acoustic epiphone, Gibson Paul 2, electric epiphone, line 6 amp speaker, Peavey keyboard, Yamaha Rev 100, Peavey crossover. Misc: Royal Doulton, china, collectibles, paintings, pictures, prints, peacocks, toys, kitchen misc. Set of 2010 Harley 22” rims, collection of Olympic boxed coins, set of mint 1966 Mustang wire spoke hub caps.
We Got The Goods! AUCTIONEER’S NOTE: Mr. Hatt was a machinist by trade...incredible tool selecton. Something for everyone!
604-792-9995 email@example.com 8880-B Young Rd., Chilliwack
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THE FRASER VALLEY’S LARGEST, MOST COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE CENTRE
DO YOU NEED TIRES FOR WINTER? Did you know we sell more TIRES than anybody in the Fraser Valley? H E R E ’ S W H AT W E D O E V E R Y DAY. . . MAINTENANCE
STEERING/ SUSPENSION SYSTEMS
• oil ﬁlter change • chassis lubrication • transmission service • differential lubrication
• ball joint & control arms • inner & outer tie rod ends • struts, shocks & springs • power steering pumps
• inspections & diagnosis • disc brake service • drum brake service •ABS diagnosis & repair
• drive-ability diagnosis • e-check repairs • fuel injection service • computer system diagnosis • emission diagnosis & repair
• Shorts diagnosed • batteries • alternators • starters • air bag diagnosed • power windows & locks
COMFORT SYSTEM • heater cores • A/C compressors • blower motor • A/C/ systems service
• leaks diagnosed • overheating diagnosed • water pumps • radiators
• oil leaks diagnosed • timing belts • timing chains • head gaskets • engine replacements
DRIVE TRAIN SYSTEM
• clutch replacements • transmission replacements • FWD axies • CV joints & boots • leaks diagnosed
HIGHWAY #1 EXIT 83, MT. LEHMAN ROAD, ABBOTSFORD Monday - Thursday 8:30 – 8:00
Friday - Saturday 8:30 – 6:00
ABBOTSFORD CHRYSLER 604-857-8888
ABBOTSFORD HYUNDAI 604-857-2622
MSA S FORD O 604-857-2293
SUNRISE TOYOTA 604-857-2657
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THE HONDA WAY 604-857-1430
MURRAY GM 604-857-5200
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