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PAN judged best in Canada Peace Arch News was named the country’s best large community newspaper Thursday evening by the Canadian Community Newspaper Association. The CCNA announced the award at a gala in Toronto, giving Peace Arch News highest marks out of 50 entries in the 25,000-and-over circulation category. The adjudication was based on several criteria, including range of coverage, quality of writing, Member photography, layout and CCNA advertising design. Second-place honours went to Mountain News in Hamilton, Ont., and third prize went to PAN’s sister paper, Surrey/North Delta Leader, which won gold for best front page. Thursday’s announcement followed several accolades received by PAN in recent weeks. Earlier this month, PAN was named the province’s best overall newspaper in its distribution category – for the second year in a row – by B.C. & Yukon Community Newspapers Association judges, and members of PAN’s writing staff received international honours by the U.S.based Local Media Association. “It’s an incredible testament to the perseverance and dedication of our entire team to our readers, especially given the heartbreak we suffered last year,” said longtime ad manager Rita Walters, who was named publisher last fall following the sudden death of communitychampion Linda Klitch. “We take great pride that the newspaper we present to our readers and business partners in our community has been judged so highly by our peers.” Receiving the award in Toronto, Black Press COO Rick O’Connor, a South Surrey resident, dedicated the award to Klitch’s memory.

Green pride: When it comes to protecting the environment, Surrey’s Deb Jack – named the city’s Good Citizen of thee Year – has it down to an art.  see pagee 9

Neighbours frustrated by repeated standoffs in quiet neighbourhood

ERT swarms home three times Dan Ferguson Staff Reporter

Residents of a normally quiet South Surrey neighbourhood estimate more than a dozen police officers – including heavily armed members of the Emergency Response Team (ERT) – swarmed their street Saturday evening.

It was the third time in less than three weeks that police have been called to the same rental property in the 16400-block of 10 Avenue, a small older house hidden behind overgrown hedges. All three times, it was the result of reported screaming and vandalism inside the house. Twice, the

26-year-old male occupant was forcibly removed from the scene following a standoff with police. In the most recent incident, RCMP closed 10 Avenue near 164 Street to all but local traffic around 10 p.m. after neighbours heard loud noises inside the house. “Howling and wailing and bash-

ing,” is how one resident remembers the disturbance. “It was eerie.” An RCMP report indicates a man had punched out several windows. He was described in the report as “heavily intoxicated” and suffering from “mental-health issues.”  see page 4

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Neil Midgley was among residents who had to flee their Vinewood apartment units, after a fire broke out on the ground floor Thursday morning.

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‘Flames were as high as the building’ Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

Two people were taken to hospital Thursday after an early-morning fire broke out in a White Rock apartment building, causing extensive damage. But the city’s fire chief says it was sheer luck that the blaze didn’t end in tragedy – given that the smoke alarm in the unit where it started wasn’t working. “(She was) a very fortunate resident to have made her way out of that suite… she woke to

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the smell of smoke,” Chief Phil Lemire said. Residents of the Vinewood – an older, threestorey wood-frame complex in the 14900block of Vine Avenue – were alerted to trouble around 6:25 a.m. April 26, as building alarms sounded and smoke filled the hallways. Second-floor resident Neil Midgley said he heard a bang, then the sound of breaking glass, before the alarms went off. “There was like a really loud explosion,” he said, noting his first thought was that a nearby transformer had blown.

He quickly realized it was much more. “I went out on my balcony, looked down and the apartment one below and over, the flames were as high as the building. I got my clothes, then the alarm bells went off.” Midgley said he had to stoop to avoid the smoke that quickly filled his suite. Byron Robertson, who lives in a second-floor unit on the building’s east side, said it was the third time alarms have gone off in the building in the past month.  see page 4

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Newton casino more ambitious: Watts Kevin Diakiw Black Press

Plans for a Newton casino are forging ahead and look even more ambitious than those previously considered by city council, Surrey’s mayor says. The 7093 King George Blvd. property has had a long and troubled history. In 2009, Boardwalk Gaming promised a $25-million investment that would see a revitalized mall and community policing station in exchange for a lucrative zoning change that would allow slot machines at Newton Square Bingo Country. The rezoning was in violation of Surrey’s existing gaming policy, but it passed on a 5-4 vote.

Last June, Boardwalk flipped the property to Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, which now has the legal authority to fire up slot machines but no obligation to invest the $25 million that Boardwalk had promised. Although the building looks the same from the outside, Gateway marketing officer Randy Sears says interior work has been extensive. “We’ve got a lot of work to do on the building, so we’ve had some contractors in there, smartening the place up and redoing the wiring and getting it up to code,” Sears told Black Press last week. Sears said nothing firm has been decided regarding more ambitious construction. “We’re exploring all options, but we’re really

not committing to anything at this time.” However, Mayor Dianne Watts met with Gateway Thursday to look at rough drawings of the plans to completely renovate the mall and casino. “The architectural drawings are almost completed and by the looks of things, they will be redeveloping the entire site,” Watts said, noting the Gateway plan is more ambitious that the one pitched by the previous owner. “Boardwalk was just going to do some façade work on those old buildings,” Watts said. “Right now, they’re looking at redeveloping the (entire) mall.” How soon the work will happen is unclear. “The architect’s drawings will be done in

a couple of weeks,” Watts said, adding she’s happy to see it moving forward. “The redevelopment of that site is something we’ve wanted for quite some time.” It’s believed the redevelopment plans could be before council in two to three months. Some have said it could be the site of Newton’s first mixed-use highrise. Other observers still would rather the area had no slot machines whatsoever. “We’ve got enough problems without casinos in that area,” said resident Pat Cechetto. “It’s the poor people that are going to go there looking to make money.” Cechetto expressed concern for welfare recipients gambling away their money.

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Porn plea reversed again Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

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Newton Learning Centre students (from left) Robin Smith, Juvon Parkes and Roxanne Hawks hope to keep the school at its current Newton site.

Learning Centre to move to North Surrey

Students lament school’s relocation Sheila Reynolds Black Press

Teens who attend a specialized high school program in Newton are worried that a plan to move their school to North Surrey could have a negative impact on at-risk students. The Newton Learning Centre, for students who haven’t found success in the mainstream school system for various reasons, is slated to move by September. More than 200 Grade 10 to 12 students currently attend classes in a building near the corner of 64 Avenue and King George Boulevard that the district has leased for years. They’ll move into the Discovery School building at 109 Avenue and 131 Street (the 60 or so students at Discovery are moving into another elementary school) this fall. Roxanne Hawks has attended the Newton alternative school for the past four years. The 18-year-old said harassment she faced in her regular high school made school a “pain” for her and set her on a path that included illegal drug use.

“I was kind of like a street kid and didn’t care about anything,” said Hawks. Her mom, desperate to help her daughter, enrolled her at Newton Learning Centre. At first, the teen said, she was afraid and resisted her new school. “But I realized, even after a couple of days, that everyone accepted me.” Now, she gets As and Bs – a sharp contrast to the failing grades she used to bring home – and hopes to graduate next year. But she worries how the school’s planned move to North Surrey will affect her schoolmates. Many of the kids have told her they can’t afford the transit costs to get to the new locale in Whalley. Others, some of whom are battling issues of addiction or abuse, are worried about the temptations and reminders they’ll face travelling through the downtown core. “There are a lot of vulnerable students here,” said Hawks. She and three of her fellow students met

with Surrey’s superintendent of schools Mike McKay, school board chair Laurae McNally and assistant superintendent Dave Paul on Thursday morning. McNally said she was impressed with the articulate students and the sincerity of their concerns. She said the school move will go ahead, but district staff will work on a plan to ease the transition for students and allay their fears. “What we want to do is get them into a school district-owned building so that they never have to move again,” McNally said. Due to demand, Surrey has been searching for a place to open a learning centre in the north end of the city for years. When they decided to move the Discovery program, they knew they’d finally found the spot. McNally said having a learning centre location both in Newton and North Surrey is unlikely right now due to financial dilemmas and the lack of appropriate space in the Newton neighbourhood. Vacating the current location will save the district thousands per year in lease payments.

A South Surrey man who went to court to withdraw his guilty plea on charges of possessing child pornography announced Monday he is withdrawing his application. Douglas Wayne Bowers made the change before Judge Michael Hicks in Surrey Provincial Court. It means his original guilty plea – entered in December 2010 – stands, and sentencing will proceed. “It can be dismissed with prejudice, by consent,” Bowers’ lawyer, Robert Doran, told the court. “Those are his instructions to me.” Bowers, a carpenter, was charged in September 2009 with possessing and accessing child pornography, after an investigation by the RCMP’s Integrated Child Exploitation Team led investigators to a man they called a “prolific distributor of child sexual abuse images and video online.” While a teenaged B.C. victim was identified, police found no indication Bowers was involved in the production of child pornography. Bowers pleaded guilty to the possession charge shortly before his three-day trial was scheduled to begin Dec. 13, 2010. At the time, he told Peace Arch News he accidentally downloaded child porn while visiting adult-pornography websites, and that he was pleading guilty on the advice of his lawyer, who at the time was Gordon Welock. A sentencing hearing set at that time was postponed after Bowers objected to a pre-sentence report that said he deliberately downloaded the illegal porn. He applied to withdraw his guilty plea March 21, and the application was scheduled to be heard April 30. Monday, Hicks asked Bowers to confirm his intent to proceed to sentencing. “You’re not pursuing that application… and the guilty plea stands,” the judge said said. Bowers responded, “Correct” to each statement.


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Landlord plans to demolish house  from page 1 Eyewitnesses, who spoke to Peace Arch News on condition of anonymity, said police used a bullhorn to urge the man to reveal himself. “Go to the window,� one witness heard an officer say, addressing the occupant by his first name. “Let us know you’re OK.� Around midnight, police entered the house and extracted the man without incident. He is being held for a psychiatric assessment, the police report states. Two other, similar, incidents involving the same man at the same location occurred earlier on April 10 and April 14. On April 10, the man suffered

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The scene of three standoffs. minor injuries during a confrontation with police. Residents say they saw officers drag the man from the house through a window when he put his arms out and demanded to know if they had a warrant. He was taken away in an ambulance and briefly incarcerated, the police report shows. On April 14, the man was

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district, to provide enough longterm supply for reconstruction of the destroyed Burns Lake sawmill. There is also the prospect of awarding unassigned timber to “a single representative of the six First Nations in the Lakes TSA.” Speaking to forest scientists who work in B.C., a couple of things become clear. This pine beetle epidemic may be the largest on record, but it is far from the first. And despite many assertions by former premier Gordon Campbell, it is not certain if this one is the result of a broader climate trend or just a string of warmer winters after decades of fire suppression kept older stands around. Lodgepole pine forests are firepropagated. The term “old growth” has little meaning in a cycle of natural fires that doesn’t occur in wetter zones. But none of this will matter much in the urban political debate that is about to ensue. “Old growth” is now a quasi-religious notion. International environmental groups have convinced most people that logging is the primary cause of forest loss. In fact, the UN’s “State of the World’s Forests” reports have shown that 95 per cent of global forest loss is due to agriculture. Forest cover is increasing in industrialized countries, which use farmland more efficiently. The BC Liberal government needs to make some tough decisions quickly, before next year’s election. The premier’s vow to “create and defend” jobs is about to be tested like never before. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press. tfletcher@blackpress.ca The Peace Arch News is a member of the British Columbia Press Council, a self-regulatory body governing the province’s newspaper industry. The council considers complaints from the public about the conduct of member newspapers. Directors oversee the mediation of complaints, with input from both the newspaper and the complaint holder. If talking with the editor or publisher does not resolve your complaint about coverage or story treatment, you may contact the B.C. Press Council. Your written concern, with documentation, should be sent within 45 days to B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby street, Nanaimo, B.C., V9R-2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www. bcpresscouncil.org


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Limited options to fight pipeline Editor: Oilsands-projects proponent Stephen Harper and company know that they’ll almost certainly have the last say on Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline megaproject to Kitimat and Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion to Burnaby. Thus, what realistically can be done by concerned, eco-conscious protesters – along with determined aboriginal nations who have much to lose environmentally in the matter and refuse to be bought out – dead against these eco-unfriendly oilsands projects spreading throughout much of pristine B.C.? Fight through the courts? Likely limited success, particularly with the federal Tory cabinet spewing out legislation en masse to insidiously evade any obstacle to Alberta’s Big Oil bucks via B.C.’s north and south coast. Apparently the plausible, progressive option is passiveresistance obstruction to such pipeline construction on B.C. territory. Frank G. Sterle, Jr., White Rock

Chain right on a major earthquake fault line. (Editor’s note: Fletcher corrected the information the following week.) Port Alberni had been devastated a few years earlier by a tsunami originating in that area, and B.C. residents feared the underground nuclear tests could trigger another earthquake and tsunami. Following a successful fundraising rally by a group called the Don’t Make A Wave Committee, an old fishing boat, the Phyllis Cormack, was chartered and, later joined by the larger Edgewater Fortune, set off for Amchitka Island to try to stop the test. They didn’t get to Amchitck, and the test went ahead, but the international publicity generated by the protest boats forced the U.S. to cancel of the rest of the test series, and the rag-tag collection of protestors morphed into Greenpeace, taking their name from the slogan on a button they issued as a fundraiser. Well, enough of the history lesson, Tom. Back to your usual routine of falsely claiming that the B.C. economy grew faster under the BC Liberals than under the NDP. Have you ever checked the Statistics Canada website? Terry Lawrence, Surrey

Our vulnerable need your help Editor: It is time for the people of British Columbia to lend their voices on how our most vulnerable women can be made safer. Along with the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry hearings, we are set to hold a series of six important public-policy forums as a component of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry Study Commission. These forums will be held in downtown Vancouver from May 1-10 and will focus on how to improve the safety and security of vulnerable women. More information can be found by going to the commission’s website at www.missingwomeninquiry.ca The public-policy forums need the input, feedback and ideas of the people of British Columbia. While the information gathered in these forums is not considered evidence relevant to the testimony put forward in the hearings, your input will provide me with proposals for change and related contextual information that will help to inform

the writing of my report. We need to hear from you – as mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, aunts, uncles and friends. We need to hear from you as a person, as a fellow human being, as someone who cares about improving the safety and security of vulnerable women who are still at risk today. We need you to tell us what you feel needs to be addressed, improved upon and changed – so a report can be produced that has practical, effective recommendations that can be implemented in the real world that we live in. While space is limited at the forums in Vancouver, there are many additional ways to participate. The forums will be live streamed via our website at www. missingwomeninquiry.ca You can provide your feedback via email at participate@ missingwomeninquiry.ca or send a letter to us at #1402 – 808 Nelson St., Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2H2. We are asking the good people of British Columbia to stand up and tell us what you believe needs to be done to help save the lives of vulnerable women at extreme risk. Wally Oppal, commissioner, Missing Women Commission

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History lesson for columnist Editor: Re: Environmentalism for dummies, April 17. I see your resident propaganda writer, columnist Tom Fletcher, has taken time out from his usual job of attacking hospital workers, teachers, and anybody to the left of Attila the Hun to falsify the history of events that led to the foundation of Greenpeace. With long-lived toxic nuclear testing byproducts like Strontium 90 building up from atmospheric tests, the U.S., U.S.S.R. and U.K. signed a Limited Test Ban Treaty in 1963 that banned atmospheric, space, and oceanic tests, but at the insistence of the U.S. and U.K., left the door open on underground testing. In 1971, under Richard Nixon, the U.S. – not the U.S.S.R., as Fletcher falsely claims – decided to carry out a series of underground tests on Amchitka Island in the Aleutian

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Four-year cycle stymies growth Editor: Re: Parents need more help: board of trade, April 17. It was with great interest that I read this article, because I did work in daycare, many years ago. I feel I understand the devastating and humiliating situation that parents find themselves in when looking for quality, cost-effective daycare. I am new to White Rock and enjoy reading your newspaper. I worked in an inner-city Ottawa daycare, from 1975-’78, with single parents and immigrant families. Then-prime minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau said one of his goals was to bring into effect a national daycare program similar to that described by the Surrey Board of Trade in your article. Years later, another Liberal prime minister, Paul Martin, had the same goals. So, in essence, these dreams have been in the works for more than 40 years. What has stood in our way? Conservative governments don’t philosophically believe in subsidized daycare. The Liberals and the NDP believe in it, but the main goal of politicians is to get in and stay in power. They make promises, then backslide to stay in for another term. It is the game of politics, and the fickle, lethargic, apathetic, sometimes-misinformed public play an important part in this short-sighted political ‘game.’ The Conservatives sometimes call the Liberals and NDP “socialists.” If we want quality, affordable daycare, we will have to be more “socially inclined,” less greedy

and more generous with those who are disadvantaged. Unfortunately the “fruits of the crop” – or results of standardized daycare – would not come to fruition for 20 years. We would probably have happy, motivated, employable and well-adjusted young adults ready to enter the work force. But “they,” unfortunately, don’t grow in the allotted four-year political time frame. This dream of daycare for all may never happen because, presently, the rich portion of our society – the top five per cent of our population – can easily afford private nannies. These upper-middle-class and wealthy, sometimes articulate and well-connected individuals and corporations control politics. The other 95 per cent are sometimes apathetic and don’t always have the language skills, confidence and/or political clout. We may not have the energy – too busy working frontline while juggling children’s needs – to change things. So, if we want quality and affordable daycare, we need to: collectively work very hard to rise up; become more aware of politicians and their actions; vote municipally, provincially and federally; and get involved. Otherwise, all this talk is merely dust in the wind. In the words of R.K. Grace’s letter to the editor (Our apathy is beyond reason, April 19), we need to step up to the plate and be more involved/active in the democratic process. S. Teasdale, White Rock

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If there’s a matter of environmental importance in this city, you’ll find her there. She may be tucked in a corner, scribbling notes about a meeting, or leading a presentation herself. The fact is, Deb Jack has been a leading powerhouse pressing for protection of Surrey’s environment for years, and for that, she was named the city’s Good Citizen of the Year last Wednesday evening. Those who know Jack well say she’s a tireless worker who refuses to give up on issues she sees as important. “If there’s any issue in the City of Surrey that involves environmental protection, Deb Jack is there,” said John Werring, a fisheries biologist with the David Suzuki Foundation. “God bless her for all that she does. “Seriously, she raises awareness and keeps issues on the front burner, and she forces council to act,” Werring added. “We need more people like her.” When she appears before city council, Jack will have researched the issue extensively, making counter arguments next to impossible, according to friend and environmental advocate Darlene Bowyer. Bowyer said she has an abun-

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With her new job, Karlene Loudon, who grew up in White Rock, has taken on the task of engaging with Revelstoke’s young people. ones. She brought up examples like creating a youth category of the recent Revelstoke photo showdown, or a youth film fest, bike rides and other activities. “We’re just formulating ideas right now of what events and what programming we’re going to get up and running and I’m very open with people contacting me with their ideas,” she said. A part of her job will be to bring in funding for different projects, and she said one that was in the

works was to hire someone on contract to work on employmentrelated issues. After being raised in White Rock, Loudon attended Thompson Rivers University where she graduated with a degree in adventure tourism and entrepreneurship. She arrived in Revelstoke three years ago to work for Selkirk-Tangiers Heliskiing and for the many outdoor opportunities. She also works for an environmental consulting

company and does contract work at Okanagan College. “As a youth – and I consider myself still a youth, I’m just in a different phase of it – I was very engaged in competitive sports, art, sales of arts, and adventure recreation as well,” she said. “I feel very fortunate that I had those opportunities and know that not everybody does.” When asked what she felt was the biggest advantage Revelstoke possessed when it came to

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Hospital runs on volunteers A t Peace Arch Hospital, hours. Young Canadians – aged nearly 400 volunteers 15-24 – volunteer more hours donated more than 57,000 than any other age group, with a hours of time to our organization rate of 58 per cent. last year. Last year, nearly 100 high These are the people school students who help make PAH a Felicity Matthews contributed more than centre for excellence in 3,500 hours of time to health care. residential-care units Our first volunteers at Peace Arch. These were stay-at-home students participated women who saw the need in recreation therapy, for a hospital in White at the information desk Rock, as the closest one and in the cardiacwas Royal Columbian in rehab department. New Westminster. They Two students annually started the Peace Arch are the recipients of Hospital Auxiliary in $2,000 bursaries for 1948. health-care education, Our present volunteers donated by Peace Arch are people of all ages, Hospital Auxiliary with varied skills and Society. backgrounds. People give their time and The latest statistics from talents for many reasons, and Volunteer Canada says 13.3 volunteering is a great way to million Canadians over the learn a new skill, or a great way age of 15 volunteered in 2010, to teach a skill. contributing 2.1 billion volunteer Many who volunteer are

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The Mikado Tickets are available now for the Fraser Valley Gilbert & Sullivan Society’s 30th anniversary production, The Mikado, running May 9-19 at a new venue, White Rock’s Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd. One of B.C.’s most recognized tenors, Mark Donnelly – well-known as ‘Mr O Canada’ for his anthem singing at Canucks games – trades his microphone for a kimono as he plays the title role of the imperious Mikado of Japan to his own son Sean’s performance as “wandering minstrel” Nanki-Poo. A strong cast of popular G&S players includes James Walker as Ko-Ko, the Mikado’s Lord High Executioner; Adam Olgui as the pompous Pooh-Bah; Rebekkah MacEwan as Yum-Yum, Tamara Wilhelm as Pitti-Sing, Samantha Andrews as Peep-Bo and mezzo Jacquollyne Keath as Nanki-Poo’s “slightly bloodthirsty” would-be fiancé, Katisha. Produced by Kate Bethell (director of the recent White Rock Players Club pantomime Robinson Crusoe), the show’s artistic director is well-known actor/musician Dann Wilhelm, while music direction is by Herbert Tsang and choreography by the ever-creative and reliable Carol Seitz. Evening performances are Wednesday to Sunday at 8 p.m. with a 2:30 p.m. matinee May 13. To reserve tickets, call 604-536-7535, or visit www.whiterockplayers.ca

Michael Jerome Browne The White Rock Blues Society presents roots music expert, singer and guitarist Michael Jerome Browne, Saturday, May 5, at 8:15 p.m., at the Pacific Inn’s Rhumba Room, 1160 King George Blvd. Browne, three-time Juno nominee, Canadian solo folk artist of 2008 and a Maple Blues acoustic award-winner, is currently touring in support of his latest album, The Road Is Dark. Whether playing slide guitar, gourd banjo or doubling on fiddle, he’s won acclaim for his skill, passion and virtuosity, and his ability to help listeners understand the interconnections between gospel, blues, old-time, country, soul and Cajun-style music. Browne’s original song, At It Again, was recently nominated in the blues category for the Independent Music Awards; when not playing his own material, he’s an in-demand sideman for such recording artists as Eric Bibb, Jordan Officer and Susie Arioli. Tickets ($20 in advance, $25 at the door) are available at the Pacific Inn, Tapestry Music, Surfside Music, or online at http:// tickets.surrey.ca

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White Rock Elks This Wednesday’s (May 2) Celtic-style entertainment is 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the White Rock Elks Hall (1469 George St.), featuring the toe-tapping Scottish and Irish melodies of Pride of Erin, for listening, singing and dancing.

Theatre festival White Rock Players Club is hosting the Theatre B.C. Greater Vancouver Zone Festival this week (until May 4), celebrating excellence in regional community theatre. The adjudicated festival will determine a show to go on to Theatre B.C.’s provincial finals, the Mainstage Festival, scheduled for June 30-July 7 in Kamloops. Following Monday’s presentation of its own entry, The Lion In Winter, by James Goldman, the club will present three other competing shows at the Coast Capital Playhouse (1532 Johnston Rd.): Fractured (Tuesday), by West Vancouver’s Seacoast Studios; The Kitchen Witches (Wednesday) by New Westminster’s Vagabond Players; and, on Friday, Home Again, by Vancouver’s Raving Theatre. There will be no show on Thursday. as Theatre B.C. will present a voice workshop conducted by professional actor Peter Jorgensen. Adjudicator for the festival is theatre director and teacher Scott Swan.

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Roots music expert and award-winning performer Michael Jerome Browne will play everything from gospel and blues to old-time, country and soul in a concert for the White Rock Blues Society, May 5 at The Pacific Inn.

Curtain for each show is 8 p.m. For tickets and information, visit www. whiterockplayers.ca or call 604-540-1434.

Starchild Well-known Peninsula singer-songwritersmulti-instrumentalists Fanny Starchild and Vegari Cendar, and their band The Mystiques, are currently appearing in a series of live events to promote their new album Liberte (available in both a French language and bilingual CD). The White Rock release party will take

place Saturday, May 5, at 9 p.m. at the White Rock Elks Club, 1469 George St., featuring Starchild, Cendar and the Mystiques (Victor Smith, piano and accordion; Ron Stelting, drums and percussion; Randy Schultz, guitar; and Ena, aka Catherine McLellan, backup vocals). Tickets are $15 at the door. Also scheduled are concert events at the CBC Espace Studio (700 Hamilton St.) May 18, 7:30 p.m. (recorded for broadcast, tickets $10), and at Ocean Park Community Hall (1577 128 St.) June 9, 8 p.m., also $10.

A Peninsula tradition, the annual Mother’s Day afternoon show by dance troupe Flamenco del Mar, returns to Ocean Park Community Hall (1577 128 St.) Sunday, May 13, 3-5 p.m. An exhibition of the spirited Spanish dance and music style, the show will highlight adult members of the troupe as well as some of the youngest budding talents, under the direction of Flamenco del Mar founder Jill Tunbridge. Admission, which includes coffee or tea and dessert, are $12 ($5 for children five and under). Tickets are available from Christopher’s Gift Gallery in Ocean Park, by calling 604542-2096 or by emailing flamencotickets@ hotmail.com For more, visit www.flamencodelmar.com

Jay Aymar Nominee for the emerging artists category in the 2010 Canadian Folk Music Awards, Jay Aymar, will bring his unique and passionate vocals, guitar and life-on-theroad-inspired songwriting to the Royal Canadian Legion, Crescent Branch 240, Thursday, May 17, 7 p.m. Aymar had the distinction of having one of his songs, My Cherry-Coloured Rose, a tribute to sports commentator Don Cherry, covered by the legendary Ian Tyson in his last CD. For more information, visit ww.jayaymar. com. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door.

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N OT I C E O F P U B L I C H E A R I N G - M O N DAY, M AY 7, 2 012 The Council of the City of Surrey will hold a Public Hearing pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Act, in the Council Chamber at City Hall, 14245 - 56 Avenue, Surrey, BC, on Monday, May 7, 2012, commencing at 7:00 p.m. Surrey Official Community Plan By-law, 1996, No. 12900, No. 318 Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17638 Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17639 Application: 7911-0236-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 10173 and 10183 - 152A Street APPLICANT: West Coast Hay Management Ltd. c/o Matthew Cheng Architect Inc. (Matthew Cheng) #202, 670 Evans Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6A 2K9 PROPOSAL: By-law 17638 To redesignate the property from Commercial (COM) to Town Centre (TC). By-law 17639 To rezone the site from “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)” to “Town Centre Commercial Zone (C-15)”. The purpose of the redesignation and rezoning is to permit the development of a three-storey retail/office building with two levels of underground parking. B. Permitted Uses for Town Centre Commercial Zone (C 15) Land and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses: 1. Retail stores excluding the following: (a) adult entertainment stores; and (b) secondhand stores and pawnshops. 2. Personal service uses excluding body rub parlours. 3. General service uses excluding drive-through banks. 4. Eating establishments excluding drive-through restaurants. 5. Neighbourhood pubs. 6. Liquor Store, permitted only in conjunction with a “liquor-primary” licensed establishment, with a valid license issued under the regulations to the Liquor Control and Licensing Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, chapter 267, s. 84, as amended. 7. Office uses excluding: i. social escort services ii. methadone clinics 8. Tourist accommodation. 9. Indoor recreational facilities. 10. Parking facilities. 11. Entertainment uses excluding arcades and adult entertainment stores. 12. Assembly halls. 13. Community services. 14. Child care centres. 15. Multiple unit residential building may be provided subject to such use forming an integral part of the commercial uses on the lot. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW 17638/39

Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17640 Application: 7911-0175-00

DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT To vary “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000”, as amended, Part 48, Section F, as follows: (a) To reduce the minimum rear yard setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 1.5 metres (5 ft.). The purpose of the rezoning and development variance permit is to permit a broad range of light impact industrial uses and reduce the rear yard setback. B. Permitted Uses for Light Impact Industrial Zone (IL) Land and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses: 1. Light impact industry. 2. Recycling depots provided that: (a) The use is confined to an enclosed building; and (b) The storage of used tires is prohibited. 3. Transportation industry. 4. Automotive service uses. 5. Automobile painting and body work. 6. Vehicle storage and parking facilities including truck parking and recreational vehicle storage. 7. General service uses limited to the following: (a) driving schools; and (b) industrial equipment rentals. (c) taxi dispatch offices; (d) industrial first aid training; and (e) trade schools. 8. Warehouse uses. 9. Distribution centres. 10. Office uses limited to the following: (a) Architectural and landscape architectural offices; (b) Engineering and surveying offices; (c) General contractor offices; (d) Government offices; and (e) Utility company offices. 11. Accessory uses including the following: (a) Coffee shops provided that the seating capacity shall not exceed 35 and the said coffee shop is not licensed by the Liquor Control and Licensing Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, chapter 267, as amended. (b) Recreation facilities, excluding go-kart operations, drag racing and rifle ranges; (c) Community services; (d) Assembly halls limited to churches, provided that: (i) the church does not exceed a total floor area of 700 square metres (7,500 sq. ft.); (ii) the church accommodates a maximum of 300 seats; and (iii) there is not more than one church on a lot. (e) Child care centres; and (f) Dwelling unit(s) provided that the dwelling unit(s) is (are): i. Contained within the principal building; ii. Occupied by the owner or a caretaker, for the protection of the businesses permitted; iii. Restricted to a maximum number of: a. One dwelling unit in each principal building less than 2,800 square metres [30,000 sq. ft.] in floor area; b. Two dwelling units in each principal building of 2,800 square metres [30,000 sq. ft.] or greater in floor area; and c. Notwithstanding Sub-sections B.11 (f) iii.a. and iii.b., the maximum number shall be two dwelling units for lots less than 4.0 hectares [10 acres] in area and three dwelling units for lots equal to or greater than 4.0 hectares [10 acres] in area. iv. Restricted to a maximum floor area of: a. 140 square metres [1,500 sq. ft.] for one (first) dwelling unit on a lot and where a lot has been subdivided by a strata plan then there shall only be one 140-square metre [1,500-sq. ft.] dwelling unit within the strata plan; b. 90 square metres [970 sq. ft.] for each additional dwelling unit; and c. Notwithstanding Sub-sections B.11 (f) iv.a. and iv.b., the maximum floor area shall not exceed 33% of the total floor area of the principal building within which the dwelling unit is contained. (g) Sales of rebuilt vehicles less than 5,000 kilograms [11,023 lbs.] G.V.W. provided that: i. it is part of an automobile painting and body work business; ii. the number of rebuilt vehicles ready for sale shall not exceed 5 at any time; iii. the business operator holds a current and valid Motor Dealer’s certificate; and iv. the business operator is an approved Insurance Corporation of British Columbia Salvage Buyer.

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Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17646 Application: 7910-0280-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 6706 King George Boulevard APPLICANT: Ziv Properties Ltd. c/o David J. Ho Architect Inc. (David Ho) #202, 3190 St. Johns Street, Port Moody, BC V3H 2C7 PROPOSAL: To rezone a portion of the property from “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)” to “Community Commercial Zone (C 8)” and “Multiple Residential 15 Zone (RM 15)”. DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT To vary “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000”, as amended, in Part 21 Section F. and Part 36 Section F., as follows: (a) To reduce the minimum east and west setbacks from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 5.0 metres (16.4 ft) for the townhouse development; (b) To reduce the minimum west (front yard) setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 3.1 metres (10.2 ft.) for the existing commercial building; (c) To reduce the minimum south side yard setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 6.4 metres (21.0 ft.) for the existing commercial building; and (d) To reduce the north side yard setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 3.0 metres (9.8 ft.) for the existing commercial building. The purpose of the rezoning and development variance permit is to allow subdivision into two lots shown as Block A and Block B; and permit the development of ten townhouse units on Block B. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW 17646

Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17647 Application: 7911-0033-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 14941 - 68 Avenue APPLICANT: Cory and Jacquiline Smith c/o Kenneth G. Semenoff 22318 - 51 Avenue, Langley, BC V2Y 2V2 PROPOSAL: To rezone the property from “One Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)”. The purpose of the rezoning is to permit subdivision into 2 single family lots. Continued on next page

CIVIC ADDRESS: 13376 Comber Way APPLICANT: South Hill Holdings Ltd. c/o Mainland Engineering (2007) Corp. (Avnash Banwait) #206, 8363 - 128 Street, Surrey, BC V3W 4G1 PROPOSAL: To rezone the property from “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)” (By-law 12425) to “Light Impact Industrial Zone (IL)”.

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N OT I C E O F P U B L I C H E A R I N G - M O N DAY, M AY 7, 2 012 DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW 17647

PROPOSAL: By-law 17641 To redesignate 7241 - 192 Street from Suburban (SUB) to Urban (URB). By-law 17642 To rezone 7241 - 192 Street from “One-Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to the following: Block A to “Single Family Residential (12) Coach House Zone (RF12C)”, Block C “Multiple Residential 23 Zone (RM 23)”, Block D to “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)”; and to rezone a portion of 7259 - 192 Street from “Single Family Residential (12) Coach House Zone (RF-12C)” Block B to “Multiple Residential 23 Zone (RM-23)”. The purpose of the redesignation and rezoning is to allow subdivision into 4 RF-12C lots, 3 RM-23 lots and 1 remainder lot. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW 17641/17642

Family Residential (9) Zone (RF-9)” (Block 1) and to “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)” (Block 2). DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT To vary “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000”, as amended, Part 17A, Section F, as follows: (a) To reduce the minimum side yard setback from the east property line from 1.8 metres (6 ft.) to 1.3 metres (4.3 ft.) for Lot 5. The purpose of the redesignation, rezoning and development variance permit is to permit subdivision into 8 single family lots. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW 17650/17651

Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17648 Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17649 Application: 7909-0132-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 6181 - 142 Street APPLICANT: Kulwant S. and Gurpreet K. Gill, Sarwan S. Dhaliwal, Manjit K. Dhaliwal, Pritam S. Mander, Lakhwinder S. Sidhu, Inderjit K. Sandhu, Harleen K. Brar, Darshan S. Dhillon, Gurpal S. and Charanjit K. Gill, Randhir S., Jaspal S., and Manjinder K. Sihota, Kulwinder S. and Malwinder S. Kharod c/o Matthew Cheng Architect Inc. (Matthew Cheng) #202, 670 Evans Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6A 2K9 PROPOSAL: By-law 17648 To rezone portions of the property from “One Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)” (Block A) and to “Half Acre Residential Zone (RH)” (Block C). By-law 17649 To rezone a portion of the property from “One Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)” (Block B). The purpose of the rezoning is to permit the development of 62 townhouse units (Block B), a park greenway lot (Block A), and a remainder lot (Block C). B. Permitted Uses for By-law 17649 The Lands and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses, provided such combined uses are part of a comprehensive design: 1. Ground-oriented multiple unit residential buildings. 2. Child care centres, provided that such centres: (a) Do not constitute a singular use on the lot; and (b) Do not exceed a total area of 3.0 square metres [32 sq.ft.] per dwelling unit. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW 17648/17649

Surrey Official Community Plan By-law, 1996, No. 12900, No. 319 Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17641 Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17642 Application: 7911-0291-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 7241 - 192 Street and Portion of 7259 - 192 Street APPLICANT: Legendary Developments (Clayton) Ltd. c/o Aplin & Martin Consultants Ltd. (Maggie Koka) #201, 12448 - 82 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3W 3E9

Surrey Official Community Plan By-law, 1996, No. 12900, No. 320 Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17643 Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17644 Application: 7907-0283-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 19565 - 72 Avenue APPLICANT: Jagbir S. Malhi c/o McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. (Greg Mitchell) 13160 - 88 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3W 3K3 PROPOSAL: By-law 17643 To redesignate the property from Suburban (SUB) to Urban (URB). By-law 17644 To rezone the property from “One Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Single Family Residential (9) Coach House Zone (RF-9C)”. The purpose of the rezoning is to permit subdivision into 10 lots. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW 17643/17644

Surrey Official Community Plan By-law, 1996, No. 12900, No. 321 Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17650 Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17651 Application: 7912-0068-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 2786 - 160 Street APPLICANT: Elizabeth McJannett c/o Coastland Engineering & Surveying Ltd. (Michael Helle) #101, 19292 - 60 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3S 3M2 PROPOSAL: By-law 17650 To redesignate the property from Suburban (SUB) to Urban (URB). By-law 17651 To rezone the property from “One Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Single

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Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17652 Application: 7911-0220-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 2650 - 137 Street APPLICANT: Lakhbir S. Bindra and Raghbir S. Bindra c/o H.Y. Engineering Ltd. (Lori Joyce) #200, 9128 - 152 Street, Surrey, BC V3R 4E7 PROPOSAL: To rezone the property from “One Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Half Acre Residential Zone (RH)”. DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT To vary “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000”, as amended, Part 15, Section K, as follows: (a) To reduce the minimum lot width from 30.0 metres (98 ft.) to 28.8 metres (94.5 ft.) for Lot 1; and (b) To reduce the minimum lot width from 30.0 metres (98 ft.) to 24 metres (78.7 ft.) for Lot 2. The purpose of the rezoning and development variance permit is to permit subdivision into two single family half-acre lots. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW 17652

Surrey Official Community Plan By-law, 1996, No. 12900, No. 322 Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17653 Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17654 Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17655 Application: 7911-0288-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 13557 and 13589 - 16 Avenue APPLICANT: Po T. and Yuen F. Ng c/o Fraser River Consulting Ltd. (Craig Garden) #200, 2626 Croydon Drive, Surrey, BC V3S 0S8 PROPOSAL: By-law 17653 Continued on next page


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Surrey crabber fined $5,500 in Port Hardy what’s A commercial crab harvester from Surrey was fined $5,500 in Port Hardy Provincial Court after being found guilty of numerous violations of the Fisheries Act. Phong Thanh Do appeared in court Feb. 16 facing three counts of failing to comply with the conditions of his commercial fish-

ing licence. He was found guilty of 22 violations including: using commercial crab traps that lacked the required identification tags, using treated rot cord and using two traps with undersized escape rings. He was ordered to pay $250 for each violation, and fishing gear was forfeited.

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The charges stem from a 2011 incident, when Fisheries and Oceans Canada officers patrolling the area near Port Elizabeth, off northern Vancouver Island, inspected a commercial crab vessel operated by Do. Do’s conviction marks the first successful prosecution of a trap tag violation.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012 To redesignate a portion of the subject site from Suburban (SUB) to Multiple Residential (RM). By-law 17654 To rezone a portion of 13557 - 16 Avenue (Block A) from “One Acre Residential Zone (RA)” and “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)” to “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)”. By-law 17655 To rezone a portion of 13557 - 16 Avenue (Block A) from “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)” and 13589 - 16 Avenue from “Local Commercial Zone (C 4)” to “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)”. The purpose of the redesignation and rezoning is to permit the development of 4 single family suburban lots and a mixed-use development consisting of 10 townhouse units above 687 square metres (7,400 sq. ft.) of commercial space. B. Permitted Uses for By-law 17654 The Lands and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses: 1. One single family dwelling which may contain 1 secondary suite. 2. Accessory uses including the following: (a) Bed and breakfast use in accordance with Section B.2, Part 4 General Provisions of Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, as amended; and (b) The keeping of boarders or lodgers in accordance with Section B.2, Part 4 General Provisions of Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, as amended. B. Permitted Uses for By-law 17655 The Lands and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses: 1. Multiple unit residential buildings or ground-oriented multiple unit residential buildings. 2. The following uses are permitted provided that the gross floor area of each individual business does not exceed 370 square metres [4,000 sq.ft]: (a) Retail stores excluding the following: i. Adult entertainment stores; ii. Auction houses; and iii. Secondhand stores and pawnshops; (b) Personal service uses limited to the following: i. Barbershops; ii. Beauty parlours; iii. Cleaning and repair of clothing; and iv. Shoe repair shops; (c) Office uses excluding the following: i. Social escort services; and ii. Methadone clinics; (d) General service uses excluding funeral parlours; drive-through banks and vehicle rentals; (e) Indoor recreational facilities; (f) Community services; and (g) Child care centres. 3. Eating establishments, excluding drive-through restaurants, provided that the gross floor area of each individual business does not exceed 150 square metres [1,615 sq.ft]. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW 17653/17654/17655

CIVIC ADDRESS: 13028 - 109 Avenue APPLICANT: Joe and Queen Ehizode c/o Joe Ehizode 13028 - 109 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3T 2N5 PROPOSAL: To rezone the property from “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)” to “Child Care Zone (CCR)”. DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT To vary “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000”, as amended, Part 5, Table C.2, as follows: (a) To reduce the minimum number of parking spaces from 8 to 5 spaces. The purpose of the rezoning and development variance permit is to permit a child care centre within a single family dwelling, for a maximum of 25 children. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW 17656

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LIBRA

You find yourself with a lot of work to do, especially some emergencies you need to sort out quickly. You may even have some urgent tasks to do at home.

It’s possible that you will decide to adopt a completely new lifestyle, one that is more suitable for you. Stress and fatigue are likely to catch up with you, making changes in your life a real necessity.

TAURUS

SCORPIO

Your love life is going to improve. If you’re single, you succumb to the bewitching charms of a new admirer.

GEMINI If you are thinking about moving house soon, you quickly find all the necessary resources in order to make this move as efficient as possible. Any kind of change is beneficial to you.

CANCER

APPLICANT: City of Surrey 14245 - 56 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3X 3A2 PROPOSAL: “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000” as amended, is further amended, as follows: (a) Schedule F – Map of Neighbourhood Concept Plan and Infill Areas is amended by inserting Map 27. - Area XXVII. (b) Schedule G - Amenity Requirements in Neighbourhood Concept Plan (NCP) and Infill Areas is amended by inserting a new Item 27 after Item 26. These amendments are necessary to include amenity contributions for the Anniedale-Tynehead Neighbourhood Concept Plan as detailed in Corporate Report R087 dated April 23, 2012. Additional information may be obtained from the Planning & Development Department at (604) 591-4441. Copies of the by-law(s), development variance permit(s), supporting staff reports and any relevant background documentation may be viewed in the “Notices” section of the City of Surrey website at www.surrey.ca or inspected at the City Hall, Monday through Friday (except statutory holidays) between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from Tuesday, April 24, 2012 to Monday, May 7, 2012.

SAGITTARIUS You will be given new responsibilities at work. This will help to increase your revenue and allow you to anticipate the future with much more optimism.

CAPRICORN

You are extremely articulate and are able to reach an agreement with people who have difficulty in expressing themselves in English. Let yourself be guided by your instincts.

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You need more social activity in your life. Family or friends will be successful in getting you out of the house for some well-deserved moments of enjoyment.

LEO

Go ahead and start planning your vacations for the summer. You certainly need to escape for a while, and a nice get-away will help you to relax.

AQUARIUS

You may be faced with an unexpected expense. Don’t worry, as it will have the merit of correcting a situation that has caused you unhappiness for some time. A promotion is in the air at work.

With summer on the doorstep, you would love to redecorate your entire home. This is a good time to treat yourself to a bit more luxury in order to improve your comfort.

VIRGO

PISCES

With Mars in your sign, it’s clear that you are feeling constantly pressured by events. Fortunately, you’ll be twice as efficient this week.

A lot of your attention will be caught up with the emotional side of your life. You could receive some surprising advances from someone who will know how to charm you.

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Fans of the Earl Marriott Mariners (left) and Semiahmoo Totems (right) will be out in full force at South Surrey Athletic Park Tuesday afternoon, cheering on their respective schools at the Sandcastle Cup. The annual senior boys rugby grudge match has been won the last three years by the Mariners.

Senior boys from Earl Marriott and Semiahmoo to square off in rugby grudge match

Rivalries renewed at Sandcastle Cup Nick Greenizan Sports Reporter

Crosstown rugby rivalries are set to be renewed today when the Sandcastle Cup hits the pitch at South Surrey Athletic Park. The annual senior boys rugby grudge match pits the defending champion Earl Marriott Mariners against the Semiahmoo Totems, who owned the trophy for nearly two decades before the Mariners finally ended the streak in 2009. Earl Marriott has had a stranglehold of the trophy since then, winning three straight – including a 28-0 shutout win last year – and the Mariners are again one of the province’s best AAA senior boys sides. They were ranked fifth in B.C. heading into a Friday contest against No. 2 Oak Bay. But despite the team’s recent success, Marriott head coach Adam

Roberts – a Semiahmoo alum – series, after dominating it for so knows his team has a long way many years. to go to catch the Totems’ overall “We’d really like to win that tromark. phy back. It’s one of the biggest Semiahmoo won the rivalry games of the year – a real grudge game each year from 1995 until match,” said Totems Grade 12 cap2008, and won 19 of 20 over- tain Dylan Kiselbach, who was in all prior to Marriott’s Grade 8 the last time current streak. Prior ❝It makes you want Semi won the Cup. to ‘09, the Mariners’ “It’s very important to hit that much lone win was way for our school and our harder, and play that team. We want to win back in 1994. much better.❞ “Overall, Semi leads it.” us 19 to four (in SandKiselbach knows his Dylan Kiselbach castle Cup wins). That team is considered Totems captain just shows you the the underdog heading strength of their program, and the into today’s tilt, but expects that kind of success they’ve had,” Rob- his teammates will give the Marierts said. “We’ve got a long way to ners a good run, nonetheless. go before we even it up, but we’re “We’re definitely the underdogs, working on it.” sure, but I still think we have the On the other side of the field, talent to pull this off. There’ll be the Semiahmoo Totems will be some nerves at first – everybody looking to regain a foothold in the always feels the pressure – but we’ll

be very competitive,” he said. Regardless of the outcome of Tuesday’s game, which is also a Fraser Valley league contest, Roberts knows the game will be an exciting one, as fans from both schools traditionally come out in droves, lining the slope west of the rugby pitch with painted faces and school-coloured flags. And it’s often been a little rowdy. In recent years, students – sometimes wearing team-coloured capes and little else – have streaked the field, and in 2010, with an estimated 1,000 fans in attendance, fans threw plastic water bottles and other projectiles at each other, which resulted in a number of fights, a few of which had to be broken up by RCMP members in attendance. But those instances aside, Roberts said the usual atmosphere

makes it fun for the players and coaches, alike. “I don’t know what it is about the Sandcastle Cup that gets everybody so pumped up – even students who don’t care about rugby – but I love it. It’s unbelievable,” he said. “ “The whole school – both schools – get behind it, and it’s fun to be a part of. I wish more of our sports were like this.” Kiselbach agreed, and suggested the raucous atmosphere might be a benefit to his squad, considering they’re playing on their home field. “You want to put on a good show for all your fans that show up,” he said. “It makes you want to hit that much harder, and play that much better.” The game begins at 4:15 p.m.


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Tritons win pair on trip tagged with the loss in a relief effort. He pitched the final three All’s well that ends well. innings of the game after replacAt least that is the mantra the ing starter Joel Lamont, who White Rock Tritons are subscrib- lasted four-and-a-third. ing to this week, after their weekEach team’s offence was in top end road trip to Vancouver Island gear in the second game. did not get off to the greatest of White Rock scored four in the starts, but was salvaged with a third, another in the fourth and pair of wins Sunday. two in the seventh, but White Rock, now 5-7 in the Pirates edged the the BC Premier Baseball visitors, scoring at least League season, opened one run in each inning their four-game excursion except the first and the with two one-run losses sixth, again winning Saturday to the first-place in extra innings, when Nanaimo Pirates, losing Alex Roger scored in the the first game 6-5 and the eighth inning on a Bryan second 8-7. Odgers single. But on Sunday, the visiCatcher Brett Walker tors rebounded in Parks- Evan Douglas led the Tritons with two Catcher ville, taking two from the hits and two RBI while Royals, 4-1 and 7-5. Evan Douglas also went On Saturday, the Tritons nearly 2-for-4 with an RBI. pulled off the Game 1 win, losing Reliever Connor Kenwood was in extra innings after Nanaimo’s the pitcher of record for the losing Griffin Andreychuk scored on a squad, allowing two runs in twosacrifice fly in the bottom of the and-two-thirds innings of work. eighth inning. Cody Didyk started the game, White Rock got off to a good working into the fifth inning. start in the game with two runs A day later in Parksville, White in the top of the first inning – Rock got its first win of the weekTony Tabor, on a wild pitch, and end against the Royals, thanks to Jackson Temple both scored – but a late-game offensive push. the Pirates responded with runs The contest was scoreless until of their own in the bottom of the the fifth, when the Tritons tallied first and the fourth, and the teams three runs. The first two came each scored three in the fifth. when Tanner Sandstrom and On the mound, Max Koltai was Talon Van Horn both scored on Nick Greenizan Sports Reporter

a Parksville error – which also allowed Temple, who was at bat, to reach first base. One batter later, Temple came around to score on another error. A sixth-inning single from Shay Buis, which cashed in Lamont, extended the lead. Koltai earned the win on the mound, striking out six batters and allowing just three hits in six innings of work. In the nightcap, White Rock’s pitching was again sturdy, as Adam Shumka improved his record to 3-1, going the distance in the team’s 7-5 win. Shumka struck out nine, and allowed nine hits and five runs. And though the five runs were the most Shumka has given up this season, he was backed by an offence that smacked five doubles off the Royals’ pitching tandem of Calvin Sandhu and Nic Annau. Douglas went 3-for-4 at the plate, improving his team-best batting average to .314. The Tritons are back on the road for four games this weekend. They play a doubleheader Saturday against the North Shore Twins, and Sunday travel to Victoria for games against the Mariners. Through the first month of the season, White Rock has played just twice at home. A home game against Abbotsford, slated for last Wednesday at South Surrey Athletic Park was rained out.

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Cyclists and golfers are out of luck, but most other high school athletes looking to compete in provincial championships late next month should be able to do so. B.C. championships in eight spring season sports were put into question last week when 73 per cent of the voting membership of the B.C. Teachers’ Federation cast their ballot in favour of withdrawing involvement in extra-curricular activities. The action is to protest the government’s proposed Education Improvement Act, which imposes a settlement on public school teachers. Teachers withdrawing their services as coaches or sport administrators has led to the cancellation of mountain biking and golf provincial championships. But B.C. School Sports executive director Sue Keenan said most other sports are a go. “Girls soccer, rugby, tennis and badminton are on,” she said last week. “The entire provincial experience might not be the same without banquets and (souvenir) clothing. But the commissions are doing the best they can.” Mountain biking provincials were to take place in North Vancouver May 23, while golf championships were also slated for the end of March. The cancellation of golf hits Earl Marriott Secondary particularly hard – co-coach Michael Mackay-Dunn said Thursday his team was “probably the best in the province.”

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Track and field provincials are still on schedule, but others have been cancelled. Late last month, the EMS squad won the Delta Police tournament, and a few days after that, won the Surrey Championships by 11 strokes. Semiahmoo finished second and Lord Tweedsmuir placed third. “It was a really successful season for us,” said EMS co-coach Mark Figueira, adding that the decision by the high school golf commission to cancel provincials was “a tough one, but one that had to be made. “A number of teams had dropped out, so there wasn’t much anybody could do.” One of the largest sports by participation is track and field, and a decision has not yet been made on whether they will proceed.

“Everyone is asking about track and field, but we won’t know until (this week),” said Keenan. “It’s an event that includes thousands of athletes, so the (track and field) commission is doing their due diligence. They want to make sure there’s enough kids able to compete.” Much of the high school track and field season has already been wiped out, but the May 15-17 Fraser Valley Championships are on. It was announced earlier this week the meet – which qualifies athletes for the B.C. Championships June 1-2 at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby – will take place in Langley. Also canceled this year are three qualifying events leading up to the Valley meet, including Surrey Championships, which were to be held this week at South Surrey Athletic Park, North Surrey Secondary and Bear Creek Park. Girls soccer is going ahead, although four teams have withdrawn from the Fraser Valley West Senior AAA zone due to the job action. As a result, the season has ended for players on the Guildford Park Sabres, Kwantlen Park Timbervolves, Frank Hurt Hornets and Johnston Heights Eagles. As with most sports, more volunteers will be needed to replace the teachers unable to assist with tournaments. “We’re getting great support from many parents who are stepping up,” Keenan said. “We have to mention that.” Keenan advises athletes, parents, community coaches and anyone else seeking information to go to the BCSS website at www.bcschoolsports.ca.

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HELP WANTED PART-TIME/FULL-TIME POSITIONS Experience in dealing with cash is essential. Entry level positions. Drop off resume, Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm Express Currency Exchange Ltd.

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CALL 604-558-2278 PLUMBER’S HELPER Permanent full time days. Salary: $16.50/hr. - 40 hrs /wk. To start immediately. Vancouver and lower mainland area. Skill Requirements: Grade 12 education, trade school certificate required. Must have 5 years experience. Speak English and Hindi an asset. Applications only by mail to: William Kelly, P.O. Box 75254, RPO White Rock, BC, V4A 0B1 MAIN DUTIES: - Read blueprints, drawings, and specifications to determine layout of plumbing system, water supply network and waste and drainage systems. - Assisting in installing, repairing, and maintaining commercial and/or industrial plumbing fixtures and systems. - Assist to locate and mark positions for pipe connections, passage holes and fixtures in walls and floors. - Assist to cut openings in walls and floors to accomodate pipe and pipe fittings. - Assist to measure, cut, bend and thread pipes using hand and power tools or machines. - Assist to join pipes using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement or soldering, brazing and welding equipments. Assist to test pipes for leaks using air and water pressure gauges. - May prepare cost estimates. - Assist in selecting type and size of pipe required. - Assist in cleaning & maintaining pipe units & fittings and flush systems. WHOLESALE Craft Manufacturer looking for people to make our handmade native crafts. Must be reliable and eager to work. Work from home. Free Training provided at our location in Mission. Great earning potential, ideal for stay at home Moms, semi-retired or anyone looking to supplement their income. Call 604-826-4651 to schedule your spot in one of our training sessions.

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DELI STAFF Required Part - Time for a well established EUROPEAN DELICATESSEN in White Rock. Must be fluent in English. No exp. nec. willing to train. Perm. long term position in a pleasant working enviro. No eves. or Sundays. Must live locally. Wolf’s Deli 604-531-5030 NANDO’S CHICKEN restaurant in White Rock req’s Food Service Supervisors. $13/hr for 40/hrs week. Food Counter Attendant $10.50 for 40hrs/week. Supervisors must have at least 2 years experience. Please apply in person or mail at #101 3010 152 Street, Surrey, BC V4P 3N7 or fax: (604) 542-5791

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AUTOMOTIVE Technician Required for North Vancouver Island GM Dealer. Full time. Wage Benefits pkg. Competitive wage with bonus plan. Great small town to bring up a family. email resume to admin@klassengm.com CVI CERTIFIED MECHANIC wanted for Langley Fleet Shop. F/T, Good wages & benefits. Fax resume to: 604-513-8004 or email: tridem@telus.net JOURNEYMAN TECHNICIAN required immediately for Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep dealership in Salmon Arm, BC. Proven producer, good attitude, quality workmanship a must. Excellent wage and benefit package. Contact Pat - phone 250832-8053, fax 250-832-4545, email pat@brabymotors.com

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APPLIANCE REPAIRS Peace Arch Appliance Service to fridges, stoves, washers, dryers & dishwashers. Reasonable.

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Efficient, Reliable, Friendly, Bonded Excellent References with 18 yrs of experience. Call Ivet: 778-235-4070

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EXP FILIPINA CLEANING SERVICE avail anytime. References. Affordable. Res/Comm. 778-998-4658

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European Ladies who are Bonded, Insured and covered by Worksafe BC. $25 per hour.

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Peninsula Window Washing D Inside/Outside Windows D Fully Insured/Licensed D Free Estimates - Seniors Disc. D Friendly - Dependable D Quality Work- Reasonable rates

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PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc is seeking skilled Tower Crane RIGGERS for projects in the GVRD. Rigging ticket, experience on a commercial construction site working under a crane is required. Send resume via fax:

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Respite Caregivers PLEA Community Services Society is looking for individuals and families who can provide respite care in their homes for youth aged 12 to 18, who are attending a recovery program for alcohol and/or drug addiction. Qualified applicants must be available on weekends and have a home that can accommodate one to two youth and meet all safety requirements. Training and support is provided. If interested, please call a member of our Family Recruiting Team at:

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HOME CARE PROVIDER Experienced, mature, Christian lady to provide care for all your needs. Minimum 2 hours. Seniors discount. Bonded and insured with own car. Please call Sharon at: 604-5937025 or e-mail me at: sharonruth64@live.com

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

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SENIOR’S HANDYMAN SERVICE Semi-Retired businessman. Honest - Reliable - Insured. Call Brad for free estimate. 604-837-5941

1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Real Professionals, Reasonable. Rates. Different From the Rest. 604-721-4555.

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#1 QUALITY WORK, Big or sm. Exp. Electrician avail. Reas.rates.604-773-0341. Lic#9902 ALL JOBS Big or Small. Panels, lighting, plugs, fans, hot tubs etc. Guaranteed work. 604-539-0708 Cell 604-537-1773 (Lic. 26110)

Pac-Man Movers 20 years exp ~ Reas rates. Call Kevin: (604)837-2744 SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240

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.Lawn Dogs 10% off for new customers

MASTER GARDENER and her team available for all your gardening needs. Call Kathy 604-250-1745.

D Additions D Decks D Bathrooms / Kitchens D Skylights / Windows D Tiling D Laminate Flooring

Member of Better Business Bureau

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✔ Complete Renovations from Start to Finish For a No Obligation Consultation GIVE ROBERT A CALL Cell: 604-290-4964 Eves: 604-535-0603 “ ABOVE THE REST “ Int. & Ext., Unbeatable Prices, Professional Crew. Free Est. Written Guarantee. No Hassle, Quick Work, Insured, WCB. Call (778)997-9582

A-TECH Services 604-230-3539 Running this ad for 8yrs

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Call now for Lawn & Garden Maintenance for 2012

Moon Construction Building Services. Your Specialists in; • Concrete Forming • Framing • Sliding 604.218.3064

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SOUTH-WEST ROOF 604.760.7937 RESTORATIONS INC.

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“White Rock & South Surrey’s Leading Renovator since 1989”

Designing and renovating new kitchens, bathrooms, basements, house make-overs and additions since 1989

Call for FREE in-home consultation In-house design team and cabinet shop Let MPB make your renovation dreams come true!

3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour (Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services. www.paintspecial.com

EVER - GRO LANDSCAPING Weekly - Bi-Weekly. ◆ Lawn / Garden Care ◆ Hedge Trimming ◆ Power Raking ◆ Moss Control. Exc. Rates! 604-780-6079

POWER Raking & Garden Rototilling , Prices $50 & up. Mark 604560-2050

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NAHAL CONSTRUCTION New and Re-Roof Specialist Residential & Commercial. Shakes, Shingles and Duroid. 25 year of experience. Call for your FREE estimate.

Jas 778-896-4065 Bell 604-339-2765

Roofs New, Repairs Pressure Washing Exterior Painting Interior Renovations

Brad Elliott H.R.

(604) 535-2526

✔ Bathrooms & Kitchens ✔ Basement Suites & Decks ✔ Finishing Work & Mouldings ✔ Small Additions ✔ Conctrete Work FREE ESTIMATES hudolinrenos@gmail.com

HILLTOP LANDSCAPING Lawn maint. Gardening. Landscaping and more. 778-840-1431

D Stucco painting, Cedar Siding D Repainting - Houses, Condos D Renovations D Finishing D Ceilings & Crown Moulding’s D 32 yrs exp. painters /FREE Est.

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HUDOLIN’S ON HOMES Complete Home Renos

GARDEN TOPSOIL $20 per yard. Delivery available with 5 yard dump trailer. Mushroom manure $10/yard. Small tractor avail. for levelling. 604-768-7571 or 604-856-4255

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For All Types of Renovations

604-536-1345

ELECTRICIAN. Licensed. Local. Low cost. Big/small jobs. Renov. & panel change expert. 604-374-0062

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

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• Basement, Kitchen & Bath Remodels • Room Additions • Drywall • Paint • Texture • Finishing • Floors & More

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Northstar Painting Ltd.- The Residential Specialists. BIG jobs, Small jobs - We do it all! Interior and Exterior Projects. Master Painters at Students Rates. WCB Safe, Reliable, Efficient & Quality Paint. 778.245.9069

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PSB DRYWALL ★ All Boarding, Taping, Framing & Texture. Insured work. Call Parm (604) 762-4657

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MASTER BRUSHES PAINTING Spring Special 15% off int. 20% off ext. Top quality paint & workmanship 778-545-0098, 604-377-5423

ARROW ROOFING. Duroid. 35 yrs exp. WCB & Insured. Call for free estimate. Mark (604)760-4698

Local & Long Distance

SPECIALIZING IN: Power Raking, Aerating Lawn Cutting, Weeding & Pruning White Rock Owned & Operated Since 1992

TENMORE Property Services Inc. General renovations and repairs. Bathroom Renovation Special Complete Four Piece Bathroom Renewal from $5,795.00* plus tax. Craig 604-290-5539 tenmore@telus.net Licensed - WorkSafeBC - Insured

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A CLEAN CUT Lawn Care, Landscaping, Bobcat, Mini Excavating, Etc 604-220-9097, 604-856-1558

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Pressure Washing, window cleaning, sidewalks, parking lots, driveways & gutters. WCB.604-833-1462

B & B MOBILE SERVICES

AAA PRECISION PAINTING. Quality work. 778-881-6096.

SEMI-RETIRED contractor will do small concrete jobs. Patio’s, sidewalks, driveway’s. Re & re old or

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CONCRETE. Remove & Replace. Specializing in driveway, patios, etc. All types of finishes. FREE Estimates. 604-996-6878.

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FAMILY OWNED SINCE 1973 JAPANESE STYLE yard care. Spring Clean-Up, Trimming, Fencing, Rubbish Removal, Pressure Wash & Lawn Maint. 604-502-9198

SHEDS MADE EASY. Will build to suit. This month’s special: 6x8, $795.00, materials, delivered and assembled. Call 604-536-9710.

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

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▲ Joes External Cleaning POWER WASHING • Windows • Roofs • Gutters * Fully Insured * Licensed * Bonded Since 1989. Joe 778-773-5730

Hardwood Floor Specialist •Installation•Sanding•Refinishing Express your unique & individual style with a custom stain. Dust free sanding. 778-995-Wood (9663). View our picture gallery at www.visionexotik.com

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GUTTER Cleaning Service, Repairs Free Est, 20 yrs exp, Rain or shine. 7 days/week. Simon 604-230-0627

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Lawn & Garden Care

Professional Installations for a Great Price!

FENCING & DECKS Proudly serving W. Rock / S. Surrey for over 10 yrs. Lic. & Insured. Free Est. Call Dave 604-306-4255

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SEMIAHMOO LAWN CARE. Cut & trim; $35.00. Hedge trimming special. Call 604-536-9710.

FENCE & DECK INSTALLATIONS

COMPUTER SERVICES

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

For all your landscaping needs. Comm/Res. Free Estimates. Call: 604-600-7790

FENCING

All types of fencing, decks & sheds. Free estimates ~ 778-240-0975

YOUR CASTLE CLEANING SERVICES. Gives you an Excellent Residential Cleaning job. For free estimate please call Marielou at 604-376-2056.

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AT YOUR SERVICE. Carpentry, Concrete, Painting, Rubbish Removal. Call Dave (604)999-5056

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

RENOVATIONS: Sundecks, patios, stairs, sheds, garages, basements. 25 yrs exp. Free est. 604-614-9140

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10% OFF if you Mention this AD! *Plumbing *Heating *Reno’s *More Lic.gas fitter. Aman: 778-895-2005 $38/HR!Clogged drains,drips,garbs sinks, Reno’s toilets. No job too small! Lic’d/insured. 778-888-9184 $39 SERVICE CALL plumbing, heating, plugged drains. Big & sm jobs. Ironman Plumbing (604)510-2155 FIXIT PLUMBING & HEATING H/W Tanks, Reno’s, Boilers, Furn’s. Drain Cleaning. Ins. (604)596-2841


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GARAGE SALES 10th ANNUAL WHITE ROCK GARAGE SALE

Saturday, May 5 - 9:00 AM SALE ITEMS VIEW www.whiterockwalker.com/blog Elgin Park: off 144 Str. 14322 30 A Ave. Chantrel Park: 2289 138A Str. off 140 Str. 2099 138 Str. off 20 Ave. Bell Park: Off 140th Street 13868, 13839, 13836, 13824 and 13816, 13669 19A Ave. 1874, 1851, 1823 136A Str. 13701, 13761, 13768, 13781 and 13885 18A Ave. 1944 139A Street Bell Park South 13824 16 Ave. Back Lane Amble Greene: 13499 17 Ave. off 136 Str. 13508 19Ave. off 136 Str. 12874 19A Ave. off 20th Ave. Ocean Park Terrace: off 128 Str. 2286 129B Street Sponsored By: Dave, Cindy, Amanda & Kimberly Walker HomeLife Benchmark Realty Dominion Lending Centres Leading Edge

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3 CRAZY guys Group/moving Sale, kids stuff, 3 fams. Trash and treasures. 9 - 1 Sat April 28. No early birds. 13320 21st Ave

RUBBISH REMOVAL

Rubbish Removal Household / Construction Single Item to Multiple Loads

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 373B

374

SENIORS DISCOUNT

CLOVERDALE:

CLAYTON VILLAGE

GARAGE SALES Sat. May 5th, 9-NOON OVER 25 SEPARATE SALES!

Andrew 604-618-8585 $ Best Rates $

MAPS PROVIDED at 194 + 69, near park

Peninsula Tree Preservation

* RAIN OR SHINE * ARRANGED BY TONY Z Team

S Pruning S Removals S Hedge Trimming

REMAX TREELAND RLTY DOWNSIZING SALE 13867-17a Ave 8am-2pm Apr 28/29 Including Antique Furniture, Patio Set, Bookcase, Kitchen items, Books, Jewelry Armoire, Prints, Office Desk and much more

WHITE ROCK FLEA MARKET ~ STAR OF THE SEA HALL ~ 15262 Pacific Ave., White Rock. Saturday, May 5th, 9 am ~ 2 pm

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RUBBISH REMOVAL

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PETS

Adorable Cocker Spaniel Puppies Only 4 left – purebred, no papers (604) 888-0832 asking $500

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EXTRA

560

SUNDECKS

STRATA Pro Maintenance & Renovations- Deck specialists, vinyl decks & wood decks. Insured and WCB call Kyle 604-830-3316

373B

TILING

OCEAN VIEW TILE. Install marble, granite, slate. Journeyman tile setter, guar’d. work. (604)809-8605.

706

APARTMENT/CONDO

W. Rock. The Morgan, new 2 bdrm 2 bth. den. s/s appls. 2 u/g prkg. amenits/pool/gym. $1450. n/s. n/p. Immed. 604-541-0274, 841-4142.

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

709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL

SELF contained building in S. Surrey 2000sq ft. 5 offices, conf room, 4 wrk stations. Call 604-574-5756

MISC. FOR SALE

S. SURREY. Warehouse, approx 1000 s/f. 220 wiring, two 14’ doors, gated, alarm, mezzanine. Suitable for storage. Avail. immed. $850/mo. Call 604-835-6000.

Can’t Get Up Your Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift! Call 1866-981-5991 KITCHEN SINK, Stainless Steel, 3 basins, (small in middle) (no faucet) Excellent condition. Three Light fixtures. Brass/glass, for ceiling (flush against ceiling). Hanging light, used for entry way, brass & glass. Recliner chair green (hardly used) North Delta. 604-591-9740 ONE STOP SHOPPING, get a million different products here. High quality, 20% less than Walmart, vitamins, health, nutrition, cosmetics, jewelry, cleaners, soaps, shampoos, guaranteed; tonyspacil.ca.

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COTTAGES

LOON LAKE CABIN sleeps 7, full kitchen & bath, dock, boat launch $100 p/day - 3 day min. 250-8265575 or e-mail krissie01@shaw.ca

MISC. WANTED

WANTED: Antiques & Collectable’s of all sorts. Please call Tom Douglas Phone/Fax: (604)595-0298 35 years exp.

REAL ESTATE

604-787-5915, 604-291-7778

On Time, As Promised, Service Guaranteed!

APARTMENT/CONDO

MATTRESSES staring at $99

Appraisals done - Top Prices Paid-

Always! deliver Top soil, bark mulch, sand & gravel. 7days/wk. Simon 604-230-0627 will spread

• Estate Services • Electronics • Appliances • Old Furniture • Construction • Yard Waste • Concrete • Drywall • Junk • Rubbish • Mattresses & More!

706

RENTALS

.Encore 1 bdrm; 2 bdrm Rent Now $950 - $1225

CALL ROGER 604-

359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL

FURNITURE

BRAND NEW Designer Mini Sofa, (Jordan’s) 65” off white - current stock - $2600: (604)531-0264

Rob Kootnikoff 604-538-6278, 778-839-5034

RELIABLE, SERVICE Seniors Discount

968-0367

548

RENTALS

“Right Tree - Right Location”

@ hotmail.com

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 356

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

Call 604-813-9104

HUGE ANNUAL

TILING

RUSSELL TILES No Job Too Small. 18 yrs on the Peninsula. All types of tile & laminate floors. Install & Repair. Free Est. Perry 604-538-6976

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

BEAGLE - SPAYED female. Good with kids and pets. Professionally trained. $100. Call Kym at 604-5420754 (evenings). CAIRN Terriers. Shots, dewormed. Ready to go to good homes. Over 20 years of referrals. 604-807-5204, 604-592-5442 or 604-854-1978 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are Spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977

609

APARTMENT/CONDOS

SOUGHT AFTER SOUTHWYND, sunny White Rock, quality construction, 2 bdrm, 2 bath, s/w facing, open priv green space, 2 decks, convenient location. 604-541-1776

615 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY SAWMILLS from only $3997 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800566-6899 Ext:400OT.

627

HOMES WANTED

WE BUY HOUSES! Older House • Damaged House Moving • Estate Sale • Just Want Out • Behind on Payments Quick Cash! • Flexible Terms! CALL US FIRST! 604-626-9647

639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES

By appt - call 604 - 514 - 1480

SKYLINE APTS. WHITE ROCK 15321 Russell Ave Nice quiet building. 1 & 2 bdrm suites. Includes: Hot water, cable, underground parking, NO PETS CALL 604-536-8499 www.cycloneholdings.ca

SOMERSET GARDENS (S. Sry) Family housing, 1851 Southmere Cres. E. 2bdrm appt. starting at $875/m. Avail Apr 15th. & May 1st. Pet friendly, nr all amen, heat, Community garden. 604-451-6676 S. SURREY / WHITE ROCK, Reno’d large 2 bdrm, 1 bath, walk in shower, 6 appls, undg prk, gas F/P, hrd wd flrs, $1399 incl. h.wtr & heat. Call Suzanna 604-767-5150.

Wanted ~ non-smokers White Rock ~1243 Best St 1 Bedroom $775/mo 2nd Floor No Stairs New balcony, windows & doors Strictly non-smoking building

DUPLEXES/4PLEXES

2BDR, ocean view,sep entry, laminate floor, coin lndry, small pet OK with dep, incl heat parkng $1275 + hydro, 604-818-0840 May 1

S. SURREY 160 St. 2 Bdrm upper ste.,1000 sq.ft. N/S, N/P. Shrd w/d. $1100/mo + utils. Suits quiet person or couple, Ref’s req’d. Avail May 1. Call: 778-246-0184.

S. SURREY, (Crescent Park), lower duplex, extra lrg bdrm. Insuite W/D, jetted tub, F/S, sec sys. Nr transit, walk to Crescent Park. $960/mo. Call (604)542-0001. 250-7661137

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HOMES FOR RENT

4BR House w/Ocean view close to Semiahmoo Highschool & Bayridge Elementary Avail June 1st - $2400 Pls call (604) 250-8668 Executive Townhouse approx 2000 sq. ft. 3 bdrms + den & fam rm with f/p State of the art 6 s/s appls, gourmet kitchen w/granite countertops. Double garage. N/s, n/p. $2000/mo. Avail April 152nd/34th Ave Nr Southpoint mall Refs req.

604-725-8124

No Pets ~ Adult oriented

604-536-8428

WHITE ROCK 2nd flr 1 bdrm corner ste, ocean view $820. Westview, clean quiet adult oriented bldg Incl heat, h/w elev. Nr bus/shop ns/np. 1yr lease. Avail now. 604-560-9841

Daschund X Border Collies, 6/wks, ready Apr 30, black, tan & white, $350. (604) 463-3245, 725-3007 ENGLISH BULLIES 2 m. 11 wks. Vet ✔, stable temp., 50 lbs. at most. $1400 (604)725-7191 after 5

WHITE ROCK area: Spac 1 bdrm & den suite. Walk to malls, bus, rest; large patio. In-ste lndry. $1200/mo incl gas. N/P, N/S. 604-531-9457.

LAB PUPS, Chocolate, $750. vet ch, dew-claws rem. 1st shots, dewormed. qual. lines (604)702-0217

WHITE ROCK

NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com

Clean, quiet bldg. Fully reno’d 1 bdrm ste. Bright grnd floor with patio. Avail May 1st. $835/mo incl heat, hotwater & prkg. Hrdwd flrs. Clse to mall, grocery, library & all amens. Safe & secure. NS/NP. Crime free multi-housing awards.

REG BORDER collie pups, born Mar 6, 2012, strong trialing & working pedigree. Vet checked 1st shots. $500. 604-854-6637 Abby

YELLOW LAB PUPS. Ready to go. vet chk, $500. 2 males left. Parents on site. 604-852-6176 Abbts

1 bdrm - $720 - $750/month 2 bdrm - $870/month Inc. heat/storage/parking Adult oriented Sorry - no pets

715

WHITE ROCK, 1 bdrm., Incl cable & heat, $850 mo. Avail now. N/S N/P. 604-535-0925

CHIHUAHUA, male, very tiny tea cup, just 15oz at 3 mos old, vet checked, $900. (604)794-7347

TOY POODLES. 8 fem, phantom colour, blk & brwn. 7 wks. $700. Call 604-820-4230, 604-302-7602

LIMERICK MANOR Near Langley City Hall & shops

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS

Call (604) 541-8857, 319-0615

WHITE ROCK

www.dannyevans.ca

Close to Semiahmoo Mall

RENTALS

Concrete Hi-rise. 55+, NS/NP

Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

1 & 2 BEDROOMS

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

Heat, hot water, & light included

506

APPLIANCES

APPLIANCES LIKE NEW Super capacity WASHERS/DRYERS Newer self & easy clean STOVES Super clean Fridge’s, Stackers & more Warranty, delivery, low prices 19897-56 Ave. 604-534-4402 ----------------------------------------APPLIANCES WANTED * Free pick-up* 604-339-0744

Peace Arch Appliance Service to fridges, stoves, washers, dryers & dishwashers. Reasonable. Call Mark (604)536-9092

518

BUILDING SUPPLIES

DIY STEEL BUILDING DEALS! Many sizes and models. Make an offer on clearance buildings today and save thousands of dollars. FREE BROCHURE - 1-800-6685111 ext. 170.

706

APARTMENT/CONDO

Beautiful & Affordable Kiwanis Park Place For Adults 55+ rental apartments in a modern complex, right next to beautiful Crescent Park! On site maintenance & office staff Mon. through Friday. 1 bdrm. units from $751 - $844 incls. heat, electricity and friendly reliable service.

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

CRESTWOOD MANOR 1321 Foster St. Bachelor $765/mo. 1 Bdrm $895/mo. In well maintained, newly updated building. Heat, hot water and secured u/g parking stalls incld. No pets, no BBQ’s.

Call: 604-760-7882 LANG City 2 Bdrm 1 Bath Laundry Patio Locker Parking No smok/pets $950/mo. May1 Form K 604-9512866 NEWTON reno’d 2 bdrm adult bldg. Heat, h/wtr, sec prkg. NS/NP. Avail now. 604-596-9977/ 604-572-4675.

Call 604-538-5337 WHITE Rock, in Flagstone Walk - 2 beds + Den, 2 baths in newer building incl Granite CT’s, all S/L kitchen appls, Microwave, in suite laundry, two sec. parking. This top floor 1100 sq ft corner Condo faces South East offering exquisite views. Avail. June 1st. N/S,N/P $1550/mo. e-mail: gary.mullins@comcast.net ph: 360-312-0331 WHITE ROCK

White Rock Gardens & Bayview Chateau 14989 Roper Avenue & 1371 Blackwood St. QUALITY APARTMENT RENTALS IN WHITE ROCK These are condo-like building with breath taking views. This property is surrounded by impressive landscaping; Close to shopping and schools. Some suites with ocean views; Indoor & outdoor parking. Bach, one bedroom and two bedroom suites available. NO PETS. For more information and viewing please call 604-531-9797 bayviewchateau@ bentallkennedy.com Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP

OCEAN PARK: Exec. - 4 bdrm. 3 baths. Near Ray Shepherd. $2500/mo. n/s, n/p. Short term OK. Shop neg. Refs. 604-541-8088 South Surrey/ White Rock 1. 2 bdrm condo Ocean Bay villa $2000/mo. long term rental 2. 2 bdrm + manufactured home Searidge bays $1400/mo. 3. 2 bdrm upper house- lrg lot outside garage & shed. $1100mo Call for details Heather or Geoff @ C21 604-531-2200

S.SURREY; 3 bdrm house, 1.5 bath, fncd yard, 5 appls. N/S, pets ok. $1850/mo + utils. 604-8380355 or Jamieh@aqua-coast.ca

S.SURREY; 5 bdrm house, over 4000 sq.ft. + 2500 sq.ft. storage, 3 full baths, gas f/p, on 5 acres, great loc near Hazelmere. Avail immed. $3000/mo. (604)619-6263


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SUITES, LOWER

RENTALS 752

TOWNHOUSES

TRANSPORTATION 810

TRANSPORTATION

AUTO FINANCING

810

AUTO FINANCING

TRANSPORTATION 818

TRANSPORTATION

CARS - DOMESTIC

845

White Rock Square and Rosemary Centre

1BDRM bsmt lctd@at 188st &53ave,SRY,n/p,n/s. util.inc.$600. 604-726-8014

2003 IMPALA, 60,000 km, like new, all power, good tires, $7,000 obo. Phone (604)531-3840.

1480 Foster St. White Rock, main floor office 531 sq.ft., great central White Rock location.

MORGAN Creek/Rosemary Basement (Lg. Bachelor) Suite on Acreage. Washer/Dryer. $1,000 (util. incl.). June 1. 604-831-3226

2008 Chrysler Sebring Convert. Grey/grey. Loaded, priced to sell. Please call Richard 778-222-0140.

3388 Rosemary Hts Cres. Surrey, second floor office 859 sq.ft., and two ground floor office/retail units 1012 & 1052 sq ft. in quiet Rosemary area.

S.Sry, 24th/King George brand new 2 bdrm bsmt ste, all utils incl. W/D, NS/NP $1100/mo 604-537-4638

Call 536-5639 to view & for rates

746

2008 PONTIAC WAVE, 4 dr sedan, auto, high kms. runs/looks good, white, $3500 firm. 604-538-9257.

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS

S. SURREY 140/26 Ave. NEWER 1 bdrm bsmt ste. $750 incl utils. Avail now. N/S, N/P. (778)292-0529 S SURREY. Rosemary Heights: 2 Bdrm. Avail now. Incl. W/D, D/W, wireless net, heat & light. $1000/mo N/S, (604)880-8234

ROOMS FOR RENT

OCEAN PARK-Furn sgl bdrm.Lndry cooking,wireless,cbl. N/S. $465/mo +part util. Avail now. 604-535-5953

748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION OCEAN PARK - Resp. mature prof. to share Exec. home. Own bdrm, Livingroom. NS / NP. Refs. $600/mo. Also Shop neg. 604-541-8088 OCEAN PARK. Room with ensuite w/i closet, good view, prkg, nr bus, NS/NP, $675 incl util 604-531-8147

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SURREY, 168/57, 1 bdrm suite. $575/mo. utils. & cable incl. Avail. immed. Phone 778-885-5971. WHITE ROCK: Small 1 bdrm bsmt. Above pier, (no view), w/d, cbl, utils & alarm, own entry & prkg. Cat ok, N/S. $975. May 1st. (604)535-7007

751

SUITES, UPPER

SOUTH SURREY avail June 1st. Newer 1 bdrm coach house 500 sf. 1 prkg spot. Good for 1 prof person. N/S, N/P. $850/mo. 604-808-2109 WHITE ROCK FULLY furn. 2 rms studio, 180 view, priv. patio, prkg. N/S N/P. $895 mo. 604-535-4084

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

Need A Vehicle! Guaranteed Auto Loan. Apply Now, 1.877.680.1231 www.UapplyUdrive.ca

S. SURREY.Designer 3 bdrm Solay T. H. Open concept. 2 baths, SS appls, hrd wd, backs onto creek, $1850/mth.June 1st. (778)227-8777

TRANSPORTATION AUTO FINANCING

DreamCatcher Auto Loans “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals

1-800-910-6402

www.PreApproval.cc DL# 7557

1993 Toyota Corolla, champagne color, 4 dr. sun-roof, auto, 265 km, runs well, $1500.Call 604-820-0696

GUARANTEED

Auto Loans or

1998 HYUNDAI ELANTRA - 4 dr, exc. cond. auto, new tires. Aircared for 2 yrs. $3500/obo. 604-828-9496

We Will Pay You $1000

818

All Makes, All Models. New & Used Inventory.

1-888-229-0744 or apply at: www.greatcanadianautocredit.com

810

Must be employed w/ $1800/mo. income w/ drivers license. DL #30526

WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Christmas in May, $500 cash back. We fund your future not your past. All credit situations accepted. www.creditdrivers.ca 1-888-5936095.

CARS - DOMESTIC

1985 FORD TEMPO. Blue, 2 door, AirCared. $475 obo. 604-597-5054 or 604-640-0024. 1987 CHEVETTE, 4 cyl. 5 speed, runs excellent. $500 obo. Phone 604-538-4927 2002 CHRYSLER INTREPID, 4 dr, V6, auto, loaded, just turned 100K, exc cond. Aircared. $3750 obo. Phone (604)541-0018.

1999 MERCEDES - C230, 4 dr auto, a/c. In & out very cln. No acc. 151K. $5700: (604)607-4906

ARBOR DAY

The Scrapper

2000 INFINITY i30, 4 dr. sedan 163,000 kms. good cond. Beige let int. $5500 obo. 604-542-0358. 2001 HONDA ACCORD-4 dr. sedan, 4 cyl. auto, local, silver w/ grey cloth, 161k, pwr. options, A/C, very clean in/out. $5399 / 604.312.7415

2004 VOLKWAGEN TD 4/dr sedan, fully loaded, leather interior,sunroof, blue, 157K. 1 Owner. Mint cond! $9,900/obo. Call 778-240-1966.

F R E E F A M I LY E V E N T

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

2000 HONDA CIVIC SE, silver sedan, auto., CD player, tilt steering, a/c, 160,000K, comes with 4 winter tires, $5200 obo. (604)581-4326

2001 Kia Sephia, 5 spd, runs great, black/grey int., 4 door. $5500 obo. Good tires. (604)560-3602

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RECREATIONAL/SALE

847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES

2004 JEEP GRAND Cherokee Ltd. 4x4, auto, green, 126K, $6000 firm. Call 604-538-4883 2009 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER LTD Edition, top of the line. $38,900. Call: 604-781-5679.

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1982 DODGE Camperized Van, gas & propane conversion, new brakes, radiator & tires. $3000/obo. Good cond! Call 604-591-3360.

1999 DUTCHMEN CLASSIC

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TRUCKS & VANS

1998 DODGE Caravan, new tires & brakes, etc fully loaded, anti-theft, AirCared, $1400obo. 604-828-9496

2006 MAZDA B3000, black, 4 door, 1 owner, 100,000 km’s. Exc cond. $7995 obo. 604-562-4168.

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1982 - 22½ ft BAYLINER 4 cyl. I/O. Well maint. $4,400 obo. Cuddy cabin. Ph: 604-538-4927

30ft Rear Kit. fifth whleel, a/c, awning, stove/oven, double door fridge, large slide. $9,760obo Dealer #9968 Stk.#2614

(at 104 Ave & Old Yale Road)

www.meridianrv.com 604-941-8635

lp e h d n a t Come ou Surrey’s us grow Forest! Urban

2004 ITASCA SPIRIT 29.4 ft. Class C motorhome, 50,000km. 2 slide outs, awnings, generator & ext. warranty. Exc. cond. $42,900. 604856-8177 / 604-308-5489(Aldergrv) 2011 WINDRIVER 230 RKS, loaded, used 2 short trips, brought Jul. 21/11,asking $26,000 obo. Must sell. Don (778)344-8047.

Learn more about why trees are so important in your community! Fun for all ages! Take a ride to the tree tops in a bucket truck, play games and enjoy live music. Lots of fun activities for kids such as bouncy castle, face painting and crafts!

Rear kit. slideout, a/c, tv, awning, stove/oven,double door refer, like new. $16,340obo Dealer #9968

www.meridianrv.com 604-941-8635 BIG FOOT SIGHTINGS! New 2012 bigfoot Campers have arrived ony at Mike Rosman RV! 1-800-6670024 www.rosmanrv.com

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SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

TOP CA$H PAID TODAY For SCRAP VEHICLES!

2 hr. Service www.a1casper.com (604)209-2026

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673

For more information: 604-502-6065 or environment@surrey.ca

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS ESTATE OF LEILA ADA VIETTA RUBY BLACK CREDITORS AND OTHERS having claims against the estate of Leila Ada Vietta Ruby Black formerly of # 313 - 2525 King George Blvd, Surrey, B.C., Deceased who died on the 13th day of September, 2011 are required to send full particulars of such claims to the undersigned co-executors at 5944 Kildare Close, Surrey, B.C. V3S 6C2 on or before the 17th day of July, 2012 after which date the estate assets will be distributed having regard only to claims that have been received.

2012 KEYSTONE HIDEOUT 23RKS

Join J oin us to he help plant several shade trees in the park and enjoy free refreshments.

Neil Douglas Higgins and Catherine Lily Black Co-Executor NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS ESTATE OF CLARENCE JAMES COWAN, DECEASED CREDITORS AND OTHERS having claims against the Estate of Clarence James Cowan, formerly of #12 - 2120 King George Boulevard, Surrey, B.C. V4A 6Y8 Deceased who died on the 20th of December, 2011 are required to send full particulars of such claims to the undersigned Executor at # 106, 1656 Martin Drive, Surrey, B.C. V4A 6E7 on or before the 21st day of August, 2012 after which date the estate assets will be distributed having regard only to claims that have been received. Roy Cammack Executor

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

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#1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200

1991 VOLKSWAGON GTI 16V - 2 dr. hatch, 5-spd. original car, BBS wheels, Recaro Seats, exc. cond. local, red. $6500 604.312.7415


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