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Ms. Sawatsky’s class at Parkside Centennial Elementary helped celebrate the 30th anniversary of Jump Rope for Heart on May 9. The annual event delivers ﬁtness to 600,000 Canadian students each year and raises funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s research into heart disease and strokes. Aldergrove schools have participated for the past 30 years.
Township questions Metro ‘bang for buck’ By MIRANDA GATHERCOLE Black Press
In 1988, Langley Township joined the Greater Vancouver Regional District to better supply residents with utility services, but now council is questioning this decision for the second time in 24 years. There are some concerns that the Township is not getting enough bang for its more than $19 million contribution to Metro in 2011, of which just over $12 million was sent to TransLink. At a council priorities committee meeting on Monday afternoon, council flagged several issues that it
sees with Metro Vancouver, including: where the Regional Growth Strategy fits in with the Community Charter and how it affects growth in Langley, special study areas such as the University district, the dissolution of the labour bureau and transit services. “My concern is that the voices around our needs are not well listened to,” Councillor Kim Richter said during the meeting. In 2000, council at that time allocated $30,000 to have a third party calculate how much Township was spending on Metro Vancouver versus the benefits they were getting out of
it. Richter would like to see a similar study done again. “I think that it is somewhat of a shame that 10 years later we are asking to do the same, but I for one would be very interested in seeing updated versions of those numbers,” Richter said, adding that she would like to focus specifically on transit numbers and also see an estimate of the amount of gasoline tax, fare revenue and bridge tolls that are being paid by Langley residents. “It seems to me that transit is getting quite a chunk out of this town. Clearly the majority of money that is going into Metro is definitely going
into TransLink,” she said. But according to Port Coquitlam mayor and chair of the Metro Vancouver Regional District board Greg Moore, it is important that council separates issues with TransLink from Metro Vancouver. “They are two completely separate organizations, they are funded completely different, they are voted on completely different, they are governed completely different, there are different laws in provincial government,” he said. The Metro Vancouver region, which is comprised of 22 municipalities, one electoral area, and one treaty
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Parent sentenced to jail term By MONIQUE TAMMINGA Black Press
Brent Parent will spend the next five and a half years behind bars and will not be allowed to drive for 12 years for the hit-and-run death of 21-year-old Silas O’Brien. In front of a full courtroom in New Westminster Supreme Court on Thursday morning, Judge Terence Schultes sentenced Parent, 43, to four years and six months for criminal negligence causing death, nine months for dangerous driving and three months for failing to stay at the scene of an accident. In his sentencing, Scholtes said vehicles must never be used as instruments of aggression. The judge found, through the evidence, that Parent did not intend to hit O’Brien, but his actions to swerve his truck towards the three young men on the side of that dark road were “fraught with risk.” Schultes said he wanted to strike a balance between the Crown’s request to see Parent go away for eight years and the defense’s suggestion of three to four years. He also hoped that Parent would HARRY HUNT PHOTO take advantage of anger manageStudent Bill Germaine screams in pain at the leg hair-waxing fundraiser held at Aldergrove Secondary last week. The senior boys underwent the treatment in order to help raise cash ment counselling that will be made available to him in jail. for the upcoming dry grad celebrations.
After he was sentenced, O’Brien’s father spoke to the media, saying the sentence was what he expected. Rodger O’Brien thanked the Crown and Integrated Homicide Investigation Team “for all the work they put into this.” O’Brien believes it’s unlikely Parent will appeal the sentence. “We would like to put this all behind us now,” he said of the court proceedings. He hopes the sentence sends a message to Parent who will have a lot of time to think about it while in jail. O’Brien said his wife chose not to come to the sentencing. Sam Dooley and Luke Stephen, who were on their way to the airport with O’Brien that tragic night in March 2008, attended the sentencing. In the early morning hours of March 13, 2008, O’Brien, Dooley and Stephen were on their way to a Seattle airport, looking forward to their first vacation to Hawaii. Parent, who was driving a diesel Ford F350, became enraged when he thought that the Chevy Silverado O’Brien was riding in had deliberately flashed its high beams at him on 16 Avenue. The judge
said Parent refused to let them pass, causing the pickup carrying O’Brien and his friends off the road and into a ditch. Parent then returned to the scene, where he swerved towards the young men who were standing on the road shoulder, striking and killing O’Brien. On the second anniversary of O’Brien’s death, Parent was pulled over by police on 16 Avenue after driving 105 km/h. The speed limit was 60 km/h. He said he was rushing home to see if it was his friend killed in an avalanche. Parent has 64 driving convictions and five driving suspensions. Crown Donna Ballyk said the tragedy of this case and the jail sentence should cause all people to reflect on how they drive. “Any criminal offence that results in the loss of a life, whether or not it’s a homicide, needs to be investigated to the fullest extent possible, as IHIT has done here,” said IHIT spokesperson Sgt. Jennifer Pound who attended the sentencing and met with the O’Brien family afterwards. “Every conviction contributes to the confidence and public safety of all Canadians who can take comfort in the knowledge that guilty persons will face justice. “
Split from Metro Vancouver gains momentum Black Press
No RapidBus to Lougheed SkyTrain station from the park and ride in Willoughby, and inadequate bus service, especially in Aldergrove and Gloucester Industrial Estates. As one of the region’s high-growth areas, Langley deserves much more for the taxes residents pay for transportation and other Metro Vancouver services, say Township elected officials. Dissatisfaction with the regional and transportation authorities is a common refrain in Langley, and now Langley Township is saying enough is enough. After a lengthy debate on Monday evening, council backed Councillor Kim Richter’s motion “to explore the possibility and option” of forming a new Fraser Regional District. Neighbouring districts from Delta to Abbotsford, and those north of the
Fraser River, will be invited to participate. Richter’s motion also seeks talks with the provincial government on the process to pull out of Metro Vancouver and form a new regional district. In her motion, Richter argued that the weighted vote system on the Metro board “favours the established metropolitan areas to the detriment of the high growth areas.” She argued that the Metro board is trying to use the Livable Region Strategy to participate in zoning decisions made by member municipalities. This is beyond the scope, direction and intention of the LRS, she added. Councillor Charlie Fox, who seconded the motion, said that after serving just over a year on the Metro board, he observed “a change in the relationship with Metro Vancouver
and I’m not particularly enamoured with the change.” Last week. Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan, who is the regional planning chair at Metro, said Township politicians have themselves to blame because they pushed for Highway 1 expansion, despite warnings from Metro planners that the $3.5 billion project would undercut future demand for public transit. Corrigan did not escape potshots aimed at him on Monday. While warning that “you don’t cut the umbilical cord that easily,” Councillor Grant Ward said that “Corrigan calls the shots and always has. Why are we surprised?” Ward was annoyed that he first heard about the suggestion to break away from Metro on the radio, when a Township councillor he did not name was interviewed. “I’m somewhat surprised at the
speed this is going,” Ward said. Acknowledging councillors’ frustration, Ward said the issue “will make us look like fools if we don’t break away.” Councillor Steve Ferguson reminded council that the agreement with the regional district had originally been only for water and sewer, and he wondered if the motion went far enough. “Why don’t we form our own Langley regional district?” he said, suggesting that Langley could go solo with its own police force, as well as sewer and water services. “It would cost us less,” Ferguson said. Richter said that “the time for action is now.” She added: “I’m tired of this Marie Antoinette attitude Metro Vancouver has towards Langley. We don’t want cake. We want bread ... and we are paying
through the nose.” “Somebody needs to take the initiative. We have been hit so hard by Metro,” Richter said, calling the organization “a booming little empire in Burnaby that thinks it rules the empire. It doesn’t.” Councillor Bev Dornan persuaded council not to limit the possibility of a merger only with municipalities south of the Fraser, as Richter’s motion had originally stated. Getting on with other regional partners “is what it’s all about,” said Councillor Bob Long. “It’s a very challenging situation that we all face,” he said. “Starting our own club may not be the answer.” With the observation that “the grass is not always greener on the other side,” Mayor Jack Froese commented that there is no harm in asking questions about a new regional alliance.
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Megan Hamm Representing Canada at FISU Rugby Sevens Championships Four players and one coach from UBC will represent Canada at the 2012 world university rugby sevens championships. One of the players selected is former Aldergrove Secondary rugby star Megan Hamm. The fifth FISU championships will be held from July 11 to 13 in Brive, France. Head coach Lesley McKenzie of UBC will lead the women’s contingent in France. A former CIS allCanadian with the Thunderbirds, McKenzie played for Team Canada at a pair of World Cups, including in 2010 in England. She will be joined in France by two of her UBC players, Megan Hamm (2nd, Langley) and Gabrielle Hindley (2nd, Guelph). Hamm, a 5’3” scrumhalf, last played for B.C.’s senior women’s team. They will be looking to continue the tremendous success achieved by previous Canadian entries at the world university rugby sevens championships. Canada won the first two tournaments in 2004 (Beijing, China) and
2006 (Rome, Italy) before finishing second in 2008 (Cordoba, Spain) and fourth in 2010 (Porto, Portugal). On the men’s side, the Canadians are coming off their best-ever FISU result as they placed sixth in 2010. Canada did not participate in the inaugural tourney in 2004 and finished seventh in 2006 and 10th in 2008. Canada will have two Thundebirds players on the roster, Jonathan Hill (4th, Edmonton), a veteran of the 2010 FISU team, and Liam Murphy-Burke (1st, White Rock). “Obviously any time an opportunity arises to represent Canada it is a honour,” said Murphy-Burke. “The chance to play rugby overseas at an international level has me very excited for the trip. A big part of a trip like this is also the cultural experience, I am sure Brive will have a lot to offer in terms of that. Playing sevens on the international stage for Canada is my long term goal, so a team like this could potentially be a perfect stepping stone.”
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At top, Honoured Royal Lady Marguerite Sawatsky loads up on ﬂowers at the annual Aldergrove Elks and Royal Purple Plant Sale. The event, held at the Aldergrove Legion on the weekend, raises cash for the Elks Childrens Camps in B.C. Below, the Glover family enjoyed the traditional Mother’s Day Breakfast at the Aldergrove Legion on Sunday.
Farm owner claims ignorance Black Press
The owner of A-1 Mushroom Substratum claimed to have no knowledge of safety measures, dangerous off-gassing from composting or any other functions of his mushroom farm in Langley, where three of his employees died and two others were permanently injured in a 2008 workplace accident. At a Coroner’s Inquest in Burnaby on Wednesday, Ha Quan Truong testified that he hired a supervisor and manager to handle everything on the farm. He said he has no understanding of WorkSafe regulations, nor did he know that the smelly gases could be deadly. The owner considers himself a victim in all of this, he said in his testimony. He said he had lost all
his money in legal fees. This farm had been on the Township’s radar screen for several years before the accident. The Township made several orders to the farm to stop producing compost. The Township also obtained a court order stating that compositing must cease in June, 2007. Truong ignored those orders. He said at the inquest that he had considered suing the Township because it did not help him solve the problem. Aldergrove-Fort Langley MLA Rich Coleman paid a visit to the farm, because he had received so many complaints about the smell, prior to the farm workers’ death. On Tuesday, the lead investigator for WorkSafe BC testified that
A-1 Mushroom was a dangerous place to work. The pump house the men died in was destined to be dangerous, given its poor design and confined space. Most of it was built without engineering consultation. Ut Tran, 35, Han Pham, 47, and Chi Wai ( Jimmy) Chan died on Sept. 5, 2008 while working at A-1 Mushroom Substratum Ltd. on 16 Avenue. Two other employees have been left with permanent brain damage. One survivor, Tchen Phan, is in a wheelchair and cannot hear, talk or walk . The other, Michael Phan, a Langley father of two, has been in a coma since the 2008 incident. Leibel and a jury will hear evidence from subpoenaed witnesses for several more days, to determine the facts surrounding these deaths.
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One of two Abbotsford brothers charged with a series of break-ins in Surrey, Langley and White Rock has pleaded guilty to 12 of the offences. Darwin Duane Dorozan, 38, is scheduled for a sentencing hearing May 25 in Surrey provincial court. He was originally charged with 21 counts of break and enter, one count of possession of stolen property and one count of assault with a weapon. All his guilty pleas are to break-and-enter charges. His younger brother, Dane, 36, was charged with one count of break and enter, and is next due in court on Sept. 21. The charges stem from crimes committed from April to August 2011.
The pair were arrested last August following a residential break-in in South Surrey. Darwin has been in custody ever since, but Dane has been out on bail. He was convicted in January of this year of possession of a controlled substance dating back to December 2010 and was given 18 months’ probation. Dane has prior convictions for break and enter, breach of his bail conditions, and obstructing a police officer. Darwin’s criminal history includes convictions for possession of stolen property, theft, possession for the purpose of trafficking, and break and enter. A third brother, Dennis, 39, also has a criminal history, but was not charged in the latest offences.
A former Langley veterinarian who used an emaciated horse to try to tow a car out of a South Langley ditch three and a half years ago has been spared jail. Mark Marohn was facing the possibility of six months behind bars when he was sentenced on Friday in Surrey provincial court to two years probation and 150 hours of community service. He is also prohibited from owning or caring for animals for three years. In his reasons, Judge Reginald Harris said that incarceration is not necessary to achieve the goal of “denunciation and deterrence,” adding that has already happened, in part because of the intense media scrutiny Marohn has been subjected to since December, 2008, when “Buddy” a former racehorse was tied to the bumper of a car that had become stuck in a ditch and used to try to pull the vehicle out of the mud. The exhausted horse could not be revived and was put down at the scene. In March, Harris found Marohn, 58, guilty of two animal abuse charges, including one of
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Latest stabbing is gang related Black Press
Police are saying the latest stabbing in Langley is gang related. A 37-year-old Langley/Abbotsford man with gang ties and well known to police was found in his pickup truck suffering from multiple stab wounds. His truck was parked at the Petro-Can gas station in the 7200-block of 200 Street early Thursday
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neglect and one of permitting animals to be in distress, and on Friday sentenced him to 24 months probation on each count, to be served concurrently. Marohn must complete his community service within the first 15 months of the sentence, Harris continued. Taking into account Marohn’s poor physical health, Harris suggested the veterinarian’s education and professional background will help him to fulfill his obligation. “I expect your experience and training has a lot to offer the community. It’s a way of giving back to the community,” Harris told Marohn. Before passing sentence, Harris described Marohn as a man of high intelligence, who had earned three bachelor degrees and served with the U.S. military from 1972 to ‘75. After moving to British Columbia in 1993, Marohn enjoyed a life of professional employment and volunteered with the SPCA, Harris noted. But his circumstances changed following a Hawaiian vacation in April, 2000 when a boogie boarding accident left
him with a broken neck. Although he regained his ability to walk following surgery and rehabilitation, Marohn suffered from memory loss, cognitive, visual and spatial difficulties, as well as being diagnosed with fibromyalgia and a number of emotional disorders, including post traumatic stress disorder and depression. In July 2008, Marohn separated from his wife, Carol SchoyenMarohn (whose own trial was postponed after she suffered a stroke). Each of these factors played a role in Marohn’s judgment and decision-making abilities, the judge said. By the fall of 2008, as the family was about to be evicted from their rental property, they had begun to sell personal items to buy food, and the severe financial strain also contributed to the horse’s lack of care, Harris stated. “It’s clear that if (Marohn) had had proper means, he would have properly cared for Buddy,” said Harris. In 2008 Marohn owned six horses, including Buddy, all of which were growing steadily thinner, but he had reportedly
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VICTORIA – The B.C. government has rolled out its plan to reform BC Ferries, continuing the structural and cultural shift that started when the Crown corporation was quasi-privatized in the early years of B.C. Liberal rule. Politically, there is a lot at stake here. Premier Christy Clark’s year-long “families first” routine boils down to two projects, reining in rate increases at BC Hydro and BC Ferries. For weeks, Transportation Minister Blair Lekstrom has been signaling there is bad news to come. Sparring with the NDP in question period, he has bluntly and repeatedly said the days of fully staffed vessels sailing with a third (or less) of their capacity are coming to an end. Tabling legislation to give the ferry commissioner new powers over service levels as well as fares, Lekstrom revealed $80 million worth of sugar to help the tough medicine go down over the next four years. That’s on top of the $150 million annual subsidy. Quadra Island politician Jim Abram was first out with the predictable view of the Gulf Islands elite, dismissing this sum as paltry. It’s difficult to capture how self-centred and insulting this is, but I’ll try. Consider that the B.C. transportation ministry spent $460 million last year on high-
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way operations. That’s for the province’s entire vast, weather-battered road network. This year’s operating subsidy to coastal ferries is approaching $200 million, nearly half of that. And increasingly, it goes to subsidize getaways for those who choose isolation for its own sake. Basic financial information also exposes the falsity of NDP ferry critic Garry Coons’ one-note critique. It’s part of the highway system, he constantly says, comparing empty ferries with empty roads while ignoring the mandatory ferry staff and other costs. This fiscal-fantasy policy implies another huge increase in subsidy, much of it a transfer from working people to the idle rich who can afford Gulf Islands real estate. Coons can’t say how much, probably because he has no idea. A key legislative change will allow BC Ferries to use revenues from its profitable main routes to subsidize littleused runs. This would be even more important if those revenues hadn’t been squandered. And no, I’m not talking about the “fast ferries.” The story is detailed in Head On!, a 2004 book by former B.C. deputy highways minister R.G. Harvey. He describes how the Mike Harcourt government completed the “gross error” of building a new terminal at
Duke Point, near Nanaimo. This run was to take truck and other traffic from congested Horseshoe Bay to the mid-Island from Tsawwassen. An alternative route from Richmond to Gabriola Island, with bridges to Vancouver Island, had been quietly scuttled after the W.A.C. Bennett government was defeated by the NDP’s Dave Barrett in 1972. On a map, it’s clear this would have been the shortest route. Harvey says it would have cut travel time by half, and likely replaced the congested Horseshoe Bay dock. But Barrett would have had to tell his Nanaimo ferry union supporters that they were losing half their work hours. Tsawwassen to Duke Point is 65 km, compared to 54 km from Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay. A ferry worker’s shift includes two round trips and loading time. On the Duke Point run this meant at least eight and a half hours, “thus ensuring the crew at least one hour at double time daily and often more,” Harvey writes. “Later it became a scheduled overtime route.” Something to keep in mind as Adrian Dix and his crew of union bosses prepare to take the helm. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com email@example.com
VICTORIA – Wheelchair ambassador Rick Hansen visited the B.C. legislature Monday as part of his province-wide relay marking 25 years since the completion of his Man in Motion world tour. Hansen presented “difference maker” medals to MLAs, spoke to a reception and then was invited to make a speech to the legislature. The medals represent gratitude, celebration and inspiration for those who have helped their communities, Hansen told MLAs, explaining what that meant to him once his 40,000-km wheelchair journey was completed. “To be a young kid from Williams Lake and to be inspired to pay it forward,” Hansen said. “To move from a period and a place of despair and to see possibilities and know that I’ve been able to get there on the backs of this province, family friends, community. A healthy and inclusive place where a kid can
overcome adversity and then be inspired to wing around the world.” Hansen began his 25th anniversary relay in Newfoundland last summer. The relay entered B.C. on March 19 and is passing through 127 communities before concluding in downtown Vancouver on May 22. “To come back 25 years later and to see the kind of response that still is there, and the progress that’s been made on the part of local champions and difference makers who have really made that possible, those are emotional moments and truly inspiring,” Hansen said. Hansen began his Man in Motion World Tour in March 1985, visiting 34 countries and raising $26 million for spinal cord research. Since 1988, the Rick Hansen Foundation has leveraged that initial effort to $252 million invested in research, accessibility projects and quality-of-life initiatives. Hansen’s tour visits Langley Events Centre this weekend, see page 10 for details
Cruise-In organizing begins Black Press
It’s a changing of the guard. Or as Eric Taylor, the new president-to-be of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In Society, jokingly puts it “the Fords are out and Chevys are in.” This will be the last year presiding president (and huge Ford fan) Riccardo Sestito runs the Cruise-In, before vice-president Taylor (owner of many Chevrolets) takes over. The annual car show, which was named one of the top 10 car shows in North America by Dennis Gage from the TV series My Classic Car, is returning to the streets of downtown Langley on Saturday, Sept. 8. Run completely by volunteers, the event raises tens of thousands of dollars for local charities every year. Until the sun sets on the 2012 show, Sestito still has much work to do. Hosting an outdoor party for 100,000 people is no easy feat. In the early stages of planning, organizers have already confirmed the return of popular attractions such as the Ultimate Garage raffle, the swap meet and car corral on Sunday, Sept. 9, and the customs sideshow and marketplace, which was first introduced last year. California burger chain In-N-Out Burgers will also be heading up north with their famous “double-
double” burgers. And as always, the organizers hope to beat their fundraising goal from last year and break the $100,000 mark. To date, they have managed to raise well over $1 million for local charities since the car show began in 1997. Last year, $86,000 was donated to the official Cruise-In charities Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association, Langley Stroke Recovery and Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. The same three non-profits have been chosen as the Cruise-In beneficiaries again this year. Other community groups, including the four Rotary clubs of Langley and Aldergrove, the Langley and Aldergrove Lions, New Beginnings, Langley Legion, Langley Lodge, Langley Lacrosse, Langley Elks and Douglas Park Community School have also been able to raise additional money for their operations through concession stands and services offered on the day of the show. Car registration is now open and will run until August. The 2012 registration forms are available at the Chamber of Commerce office, 1-5761 Glover Rd. For more information, call the Chamber at 604530-6656, visit the Langley Cruise-In Facebook page or www.langleycruise-in.com
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‘Pagoda’ golf course gets approval By NATASHA JONES Black Press
Township council has approved an Asianthemed golf course, issuing a development permit and approving its liquor application. Featuring buildings with eaves that resemble pagodas, the Pagoda Ridge Golf Course covers 150 acres at 7900 — 264 St. Councillor Steve Ferguson was a member of Township council when he supported a golf course application for the property in
1988. Ferguson drew chuckles from the audience on Monday when he reiterated his support. Councillor Kim Richter wondered if there was a statute of limitations on applications such as the Pagoda golf course which received the preliminary approval of the Agricultural Land Commission 24 years ago. “ALC decisions do not have a sunset clause,” head planner Ramin Seifi advised. “They are valid in perpetuity.”
The 18-hole course is surrounded by agricultural/ rural properties, including Wagner Hills, a community care home for people with addictions. The liquor licence is for two beverage carts, and one kiosk which is a kitchen/snack building. No licensed interior or patio areas are proposed. The development permit and liquor application were approved with only Richter and Councillor David Davis opposed.
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Send to: 27118 Fraser Highway Aldergrove, B.C V4W 3P6 or go to www.aldergrovestar.com, lick on calendar and ‘add event.’ “Here Comes The Sun” - Langley Community Chorus spring concert, May 27. A wide variety of wonderful music relating to the spring and summer seasons will be performed. Afternoon matinee takes place at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 27 at Sharon United Church, 21562 Old Yale Road, Langley. Tickets are available at the door a half hour before each concert. Adult tickets are $15, students $10, and under-6 are free. Further information and music program can be found at: www.langleychorus.org Annual Spring 2012 Art Show - Fraser Valley Watercolour Society host May 8 to 18 at Clearbrook Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way, Abbotsford. Artists’ Reception Wednesday, May 9 from 7-8 p.m. Contact the Clearbrook Library at 604-859-7814 for library hours. Info: Carol Portree at 604-8509694 or Anne White at 604-8555363. Mt Lehman Garden Club - meeting May 17, 7 p.m. in Mt. Lehman Community Hall. Linda Verbeek will be speaking on the Alpines of North America. Everyone welcome. Info: Evelyn at 604-857-5663. Ukrainian Soul Food – Perogies, cabbage rolls and borsch available Friday, May 25 at fundraiser from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 13512 - 108 Ave, Surrey. Eat-in, take away, or ready for your freezer. Info: 604-531-1923 or 604-581-0313. Summer Barbecue Bash - at Jubilee Hall, 7999 Bradner Rd., June 2. Doors 7 p.m., dinner 7:45. Jerry Doucette plus the Longriders, two great bands and a buffet din-
ner. Small venue, huge hardwood dance ﬂoor. Reasonable drink prices. Overnight parking allowed. Tickets $40 ($45 at door) available at Wilway Lumber, 28728 Fraser Hwy, Aldergrove or www.brownpapertickets.com. Info: www. facebook.com/jubileehall or 604856-4375. Bradner’s 93rd May Day Parade and Country Carnival - Monday May 21. Parade at 10 a.m. Join us for May Pole Dancing and Country Carnival at 11 a.m. at Bradner Elementary School, 5305 Bradner Road. Looking for parade entries: contact firstname.lastname@example.org Abbotsford Genealogy Society - meet on Tuesday, May 22, at Clearbrook Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way. Doors open 6 p.m., meeting at 6:30 p.m. Speaker is Chris Longley who will talk about wills and how we can access them and use the information we ﬁnd. Everyone welcome. Info: website at www.abbygs.ca B.C. Premiere of “Mending Fences” - by Norm Foster, directed by Marko Hohlbein, until May 19, Thurs., Fri. and Sat. at 8 p.m. at Surrey Little Theatre, 7027 - 184 St., Surrey. Get set to laugh. Get set to cry. Mending Fences is the sort of comedy that steals your heart. All tickets $15. Info: 604-576-8451, website: www.surreylittletheatre. com Victoria Day - at Fort Langley National Historic Site, 23433 Mavis Ave., May 21, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free admission. Join thousands of visitors along Mavis and Glover Roads to watch the 90th annual May Day Parade, starting at 11 a.m. on May
21 followed by activities at Fort Langley Park. At the Fort activities begin at 10:15 a.m. with an Historic Weapons Demo and continue right on until 5 p.m. Info: 604-513-4777. Divas: Vegas Meets Vaudeville - starring impersonator Bonnie Kilroe, Saturday, June 16 at Cascades Casino Summit Theatre in Langley (604-530-2211). Tickets $25 (plus facility fee and service charges) at www.ticketweb.ca and Casino Guest Services. The Sweet - Thursday, June 14 at Cascades Casino Summit Theatre in Langley (604-530-2211). Tickets $49.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) at www.ticketweb.ca and Casino Guest Services. Downsizing Successfully - a presentation by professional organizer Ranka Burzan, Thursday June 7 at 7:00 pm Murrayville Library, 22071 - 48 Ave. Phone the library to reserve a seat for this free presentation: 604-533-0339. Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security - Find out about the beneﬁts available under CPP and OAS: Survivor/Death Beneﬁts, Canada Pension Disability Beneﬁts, Guaranteed Income Supplement, and Allowance for the Survivor. Learn about eligibility, when to apply, how to access, required documentation and who to contact for help. Presented by Service Canada. Phone the library to reserve a seat. June 6 at 10:30 a.m., Murrayville Library, 604-533-0339 and June 6 at 2 p.m., Fort Langley Library, 604-888-0722. Darren Lee & The Memphis Flash - Elvis impersonator Saturday, May 19 Cascades Casino Sum-
mit Theatre in Langley (604-5302211). Tickets $34.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) at www. ticketweb.ca and Casino Guest Services. Conversation Circles - Thursdays, May 17-June 28, 3-4 p.m., join group leaders Olga Toth and Virginia Miller at the City of Langley Library to practice your English in a fun and friendly environment. You will improve your conversation skills and make new friends. Refreshments provided. Drop-in. Info: 604-514-2855. Langley Elks 12th Annual Hawaiian Pig Roast - Saturday, June 2, doors open 6 p.m., Dinner 7 p.m., Dance 8 p.m. at George Preston Arena, 20699 - 42 Ave., Langley. Tickets $25 per person. Contact: Dave or Deb 604-8563559, Gary or Barb 604-889-1160, Ron 604-532-3126. All proceeds support Elks children charities. RUSH: Race and Urban Scavenger Hunt - BC Lung Association hosts Saturday, June 23, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. all over Metro Vancouver. Teams of two sign up to scour Metro Vancouver on foot and by public transit to complete 10 Checkpoint Challenges within a 6-hour time limit. Checkpoint Challenges will test teams’ limits both mentally and physically with the prize of an amazing trip for two around the world. Space is limited: visit www. rushvancouver.ca or call the BC Lung Association at 604-731-5864. Each team must fundraise a minimum $200 by event day, June 23. TOPS – Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a non proﬁt weight loss support group, meets Monday nights in
Aldergrove. Info: Susan at 604856-1138. Housing Presentations for Seniors - Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon at Langley Seniors Resource and Recreation Centre, 20605 51B Ave. June 16, SAFER (Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters). Call 604-530-3020 to pre-register. No admission fee.
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Rugby camp coming Special Olympians aim FireFit challenge to raise turf cash
Fraser Valley Rugby Union invites all interested boys to attend the Central Fraser Valley U16 (born 1996/’97) and U18 (born 1994/’95) player development and identification camp. The first camp takes place May 26 at the Langley Rugby Club, 21280 Crush Crescent. This camp will teach rugby skills, fitness, share fun and eventually put together a U16 and U18 team to represent the Central Fraser Valley at the Provincial Regional Championships, which takes place at UBC July 6 to 8. More information can be found at langleyrugby.com
for BC Summer Games
On Saturday, June 23, Special Olympics B.C. of Langley will be sponsoring the Regional Qualifier Track and Field Event with 170 athletes competing for a place in the 2013 Special Olympics B.C. Summer Games, to be held in Langley. On May 5, the SOBC Langley Board Chairman Dick Jennens presented the manager of Langley Staples with an plaque honouring their achievement for highest launch day of their national fund raising campaign in B.C.
FROM: Page 9 and their coaches. I am sure they will work hard to get back here next year. Now that we will have a top-notch training facility I expect more of our teams to make the run for Provincials. It is an exciting time for Aldergrove
Soccer. We do, however, need support from the community in helping us raise funds for the addition of the second turf pitch,” added McRoberts. “Our May 26-27 FireFit & TopCop Championships fundraiser is looking for sponsors
Canadians are living longer and costs for the Old Age Security (OAS) are rising. On April 1, 2023 the Government of Canada plans to start raising the age of eligibility for OAS and the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) from 65 to 67.*
What does this mean for you? 54 or older as of March 31, 2012
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53 or younger as of March 31, 2012
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still. Any company or individuals that are interested can contact me via email (email@example.com). We have several sponsors so far; JD Turkey, Molson, Best Western, and we are waiting on a number of others.” The FireFit and TopCop Championships fundraiser is a competition for fire fighters and police officers. This event is the Pacific Regional and will see competitors from all over B.C. and Alberta. It will be taking place in the parking lot at Philip Jackman Park, beside the baseball diamond. There will be a fun Corporate Challenge on the Sunday as well. Any companies that are interested in competing in this should contact McRoberts for an information package. The community can also support the event by coming and cheering on our local fire fighters who will be competing. The Township Fire Fighters will be hosting a beer garden and the local Lions Club will have the concession open at the park. It will be a fun couple of days with Aldergrove United running a skills competition with The Fastest Kick, Passing Drill and Shooting Accuracy Games. The Township Fire Fighters plan on bringing their antique pumper down and local car enthusiasts will be dropping by in their collector cars. A little something for everyone to enjoy. For more details check out the FireFit website at www.firefit.com
Aiming High The number of working-age Canadians for every senior is decreasing** 6 5
The number of working-age Canadians per senior is decreasing, placing additional pressure on the OAS program.
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1999 graduate Jeremy Hollingsworth towers over 1994 graduate Rory Gibbons in the annual Greg Leino Basketball Tournament at D.W. Poppy Secondary on May 12. A total of 65 Poppy alumni gathered for the event last weekend, and eight teams faced off. The 1999 grads won the ﬁnal over the 1994-95 grads by a score of 53-47.
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Women’s Select team makes it to provincial finals
The Aldergrove Adrenaline women’s select soccer team claimed second place in the B.C. Championships. tor in the game. The turf Youth and Adult Soccer was sticky and the ball we provide cradle to grave TH took many odd bounces soccer and with the addithroughout the game. tion of our new artificial This problem will be turf pitches will see our solved with the addi- teams be more and more tion of the two new competitive,” said Ede. Pick up: June 23 | A berry artificial turf pitches at “I look forward to seeAldergrove Athletic Park, ing our Ladies back in due to be finished by this Cup Finals next year,” said September. McRoberts. 13.5 KG PAIL 5 KG PAIL This project has “This was their first (30 lbs) (11 lbs) brought the youth and year in Selects and to adult soccer clubs togeth- make it all the way to er, noted Ede. Provincials is quite an “We have learned that accomplishment. We are we are stronger together. very proud of our ladies Between Aldergrove SEE: Page 8 or order online at
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Rugby Boys Battle for Champions Title
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Betty Gilbert School’s Ash Notti scores a try in the grade 8 boys rugby semi-ﬁnals against Earl Marriott School, May 9. The Aldergrove boys clawed to a 45-42 win over the bigger school, and advance to the ﬁnals, May 16 at HD Stafford. BEST BUY – Correction Notice
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At left, Aldergrove Athletics’ Nick Tujﬂi slides safely to second base in midget AA baseball versus Ridge Meadows Braves, May 9 at Aldergrove Athletic Park. Aldergrove won this game 5-1. At right, Aldergrove Dodgers’ Justin Arnold gets the signal to steal second base in their baseball game last against Tri City Indians.
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D.W. Poppy Secondary’s Roland Sidor is tackled by a Semiahmoo Secondary player in the junior boys’ rugby semiﬁnals, May 9 at Semiahmoo. Semiahmoo won the game by 12 points to advance while Poppy has been eliminated, however, it’s been a great season for the Poppy team.
“It has been an exciting few weeks for the Club,” said McRoberts. The finals this past weekend saw the Adrenaline take on the North Shore Impact. By half time the score was still nil-nil. Early in the second half the Adrenaline struck with a lovely goal headed in by #13 Teshla Bellevance. The Impact levelled the score 10 minutes later with a 2-on-1 breakaway. Then, with four minutes to go, the Impact scored the winning goal. The Adrenaline tried to fight their way back but the clock ran out, giving the Impact the 2-1 win. Bill Ede, President of Aldergrove Youth Soccer, said that the lack of our teams having access to playing and practicing on artificial turf was a fac-
The Aldergrove Adrenaline battled their way through three rounds of Provincial Cup playdowns to earn a spot at the B..C. Provincial B Cup Finals on May 12 at Burnaby Lake. “We are very proud of our ladies,” said Club President Hilary McRoberts. “They have worked very hard to get this far, playing three away games through play downs.” To get to this point the Adrenaline beat local rivals Surrey United 4-1 in the first round of playdowns. They moved on to beat BGSC Selects 1-0 in Burnaby, and then traveled to the Island for the semi-final, taking on the Castaways from LIWSA, and coming out with a 2-0 win.
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For the week of May 17, 2012
dates to note
20338 - 65 Avenue, Langley V2Y 3J1 | 604.534.3211
langley events centre
Thursday, May 17 | 7 - 9pm Agricultural Advisory Committee Civic Facility Salmon River Committee Room
Township of Langley Civic Facility 20338 - 65 Avenue, Langley V2Y 3J1 604.534.3211 | tol.ca
A temporary road closure of Glover Road, Trattle Street, and westbound 88 Avenue will be in effect Monday, May 21, 11am to 1pm.
Langley Junior Thunder Lacrosse
Langley Thunder Lacrosse (WLA) (Home opener) The Langley Events Centre is located at 7888 - 200 Street
Engineering Division 604.533.6006
As part of our maintenance program, the municipal Water Department will be ﬂushing water mains in your area on the dates shown below. As a result of this ﬂushing, you may notice changes in water pressure and there may be some discolouration or sediment in the water. However, this is a temporary condition and is not a health hazard. To avoid inconvenience, please check the water before doing laundry, and you may wish to keep water in the refrigerator for drinking and cooking.
70 AVE. 206 ST.
Willoughby: April 23 – May 31 Fort Langley, Forest Knolls, and Milner April 25 – May 23 Willowbrook May 17 – May 31
Tall Timbers and Acadia May 24 – 31 Engineering Division 604.532.7300
Engineering Division 604.533.6006
Water Main Flushing
Temporary Road Closure on 206 Street Between 68 Avenue and 70 Avenue A temporary road closure of 206 Street will be in effect starting May 22 and ending June 30. The closure is required to allow installation of storm/sanitary infrastructure and road reconstruction of 206 Street.
Engineering Division 604.533.6006
A temporary rolling road closure of 80 Avenue, 202A/B Street, 203 Street, 62 Avenue, and Willowbrook Drive will be in effect Saturday, May 19, from 2:30pm to 4:30pm. The rolling closure is required to enable the Rick Hansen Relay to travel through the Township with minimal delay. RCMP will be on site to provide residents and event participants with a safe means of travel during the event.
The closure is required to allow the May Day Parade to travel through the Township with minimal delay. RCMP will be on site to provide residents and event participants with a safe means of travel during the event.
For ticket information, contact Langley Events Centre 604.882.8800 • langleyeventscentre.com
Temporary Rolling Road Closure on 80 Avenue, 202A/B Street, 203 Street, 62 Avenue, and Willowbrook Drive
Wed May 23 7:45pm vs. Burnaby Lakers Wed May 30 7:00pm vs. Nanaimo Timbermen
Thu May 17 8:00pm vs. Coquitlam Adanacs Sat May 19 5:00pm vs. Victoria Shamrocks Tue May 29 8:00pm vs. Burnaby Lakers
Tuesday, June 5 | 7:30 - 9:30pm Heritage Advisory Committee Civic Facility Salmon River Committee Room
Temporary Road Closure on Glover Road, Trattle Street, Mary Avenue, and Westbound 88 Avenue
Wednesday, May 23 | 7 - 9pm Youth Advisory Committee Civic Facility Salmon River Committee Room
The Township of Langley Civic Facility and Operations Centre will be closed Monday, May 21 for Victoria Day.
lands for sale Township Lands For Sale 252 ST.
NOTICE is hereby given of the intention of the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Langley, pursuant to Sections 26 and 94 of the Community Charter S.B.C. 2003, c. 26, to dispose of Township owned lands, the particulars of which are as follows:
Lot 1 DL 327 Gp 2 NWD Plan BCP46422 PID No.: 028-355-725 Zoning: Rural Zone RU-2 Lot Size: 7.907 Acres (according to BC Assessment)
Lot 2 DL 327 Gp 2 NWD Plan BCP46422 PID No.: 028-355-733 Zoning: Rural Zone RU-2 Lot Size: 7.932 Acres (according to BC Assessment)
Located outside of the Agricultural Land Reserve (non ALR):
Lot 13 DL 327 Gp 2 NWD Plan 1560 PID No.: 008-386-706 Zoning: Rural Zone RU-2 Lot Size: 5.0 Acres (according to BC Assessment) 256 ST.
DESCRIPTION OF LANDS: Located within the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR):
Lot 12 DL 320 Gp 2 NWD Plan 1560 PID No.: 012-266-329 Zoning: Rural Zone RU-3 Lot Size: 5 Acres (according to BC Assessment)
Lot 13 DL 320 Gp 2 NWD Plan 1560 PID No.: 012-266-337 Zoning: Rural Zone RU-3 Lot Size: 5 Acres (according to BC Assessment)
Lot 14 DL320 Gp 2 NWD Plan 1560 PID No.: 012-266-345 Zoning: Rural Zone RU-3 Lot Size: 5 Acres (according to BC Assessment)
Lot 15 DL 320 Gp 2 NWD Plan 1560 PID No.: 012-266-361 Zoning: Rural Zone RU-3 Lot Size: 5 Acres (according to BC Assessment)
Nature of Disposition: Fee Simple
Lot 16 DL 320 Gp 2 NWD Plan 1560 PID No.: 012-266-370 Zoning: Rural Zone RU-3 Lot Size: 5 Acres (according to BC Assessment)
These lots are offered for sale on the BC Bid website at bcbid.gov.bc.ca. Refer to RFO 12-01 for documents and instruction for submitting an offer. Scott Thompson Property Management Department 604.533.6138
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Recreation, Culture, and Parks
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Township of Langley Community Celebration Saturday, May 19 Langley Events Centre, 7888 - 200 Street • 1:30 - 3:30pm Relay arrives approximately 3:00pm • adapted sports • adapted Zumba® • face painting • refreshments • wheelchair curling
RecExpress.ca ALDERGROVE KINSMEN COMMUNITY CENTRE 26770 - 29 Avenue 604.856.2899
LANGLEY CENTENNIAL MUSEUM 9135 King Street 604.532.3536
W.C. BLAIR RECREATION CENTRE 22200 Fraser Highway 604.533.6170
WALNUT GROVE COMMUNITY CENTRE 8889 Walnut Grove Drive 604.882.0408
WILLOUGHBY COMMUNITY CENTRE 7888 - 200 Street 604.455.8821
WILLOWBROOK RECREATION CENTRE 20338 - 65 Avenue 604.532.3500
Recreation, Culture, and Parks General Inquiries: 604.533.6086
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Gordon Lawrence (Larry) Nov 1, 1932 - May 1, 2012.
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Larry passed away peacefully at Langley Memorial Hospital after a valiant battle with several health challenges. Predeceased by his father and mother, Gordon and Flora Blackhall of Toronto. Survived by his loving family: wife Patricia (nee Clapp), son Mark (Victoria), daughter Michele (Alden, and granddaughter Leah) and daughter Alison (Terry), his sister Joanie Blackhall, sister in law Mildred Greenwood and many nephews and nieces. Larry served in the Canadian Armed Forces (Navy) for 30 years and loved to tell stories of his travels. He will be remembered as a champion squash player, for his musical and artistic talents and also for his many contributions to the community of Aldergrove such as creating the original Aldergrove Minor Hockey Association logo, painting the mural for Wix Brown Elementary school, and his political cartoons for The Aldergrove Star. Please join the family at the Aldergrove Legion (#265) on May 23, 5–7pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Aldergrove Legion (#265), or the charity of your choice. “But to every sailor, comes time to drop anchor, haul in the sails, and make the lines fast. You deep water dreamer, your journey is over. You’re safe in the harbour at last. You’re safe in the harbour at last.”
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Bindery Workers Black Press has anticipated opportunities for Bindery Workers to assist with the mechanical insertion of advertising flyers into our Lower Mainland newspapers. Applicants must be available to work a variety of scheduled day, evening, night and weekend shifts. Additionally, successful applicants will need to be available on a call-in basis for our locations in Surrey and Abbotsford. Experience an asset, but not a requirement. Reliable transportation is a pre-requisite. Please forward resumes to: Bindery Foreman Campbell Heights Distribution Centre Unit #113, 19130 24th Ave. Surrey, B.C. V3S 3S9 or Fax 604-538-4445
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South Delta Leader Black Press B.C. The South Delta Leader, a weekly publication serving more than 16,500 homes in Ladner and Tsawwassen, has an opening for a full-time, multi-media journalist. The successful candidate will have diverse writing capabilities, including a ﬂair for narrative. Advanced photography and video skills will be key attributes, as well as excellent time management. An ideal applicant will have a strong grasp of social media best practices (Twitter, Facebook, etc.), a passion for online journalism, and an understanding of how to tailor content accordingly. We are looking for someone who will be a key contributor to the core print product, while bringing creativity and innovation to our web-based branding. Knowledge of basic Photoshop, iMovie and InDesign is a must. Candidates should have a diploma/degree in journalism, or a related ﬁeld. The successful candidate will show keen attention to detail, work well under deadline pressures, and be willing to learn in a fast-paced environment, as well as have the ability to teach others as new strategies and techniques are incorporated into our media package. The South Delta Leader is part of Black Press, Canada’s largest private, independent newspaper company, with more than 150 community, daily and urban newspapers in B.C., Alberta, Washington State, Ohio and Hawaii. Those interested should submit a resume, writing samples and a cover letter to: The South Delta Leader Editor 7-1363 56th Street, Delta, BC V4L 2P7 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline for applications is May 25, 2012.
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DIRECTOR SALES/MARKETING The DSM is a senior level position responsible for leading marketing campaigns that drive real estate sales and educate clients about land development offerings. This position is also responsible for real estate showings and contract negotiations. The DSM will plan, develop and execute marketing campaigns such as direct mailings, social media campaigns, and client seminars The DSM will also develop marketing materials and an overall marketing strategy. Attendance at industry trade shows will be required. Reporting to the Managing Partner the DSM will implement and monitor an approved budget. The successful candidate will be highly organized, have highly developed communication skills, and be able to work in a fast paced environment without the need of constant direct supervision. A sound working knowledge of social media and their applicability to real estate marketing and sales is required. A strong background in marketing and business is essential. A background in the real estate industry is preferred but is not essential. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience. Osoyoos Mountain Estates Inc. is a privately held real estate development company developing +/- 3,300 acres near Osoyoos, BC into single family lots. This is a long term development. Interested applicants should forward a current resume and cover letter to the attention of the Managing Partner: Osoyoos Mountain Estates Inc., Box 327 Osoyoos, BC, V0H 1V0. No telephone enquiries please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Be part of our exciting, worldclass softball tournament, which takes place from June 30 - July 9 in Surrey, BC. We are looking for volunteers in areas such as: scorekeeping, security & parking, tickets & gates, announcers, transportation, batgirls and more! We ask that each volunteer work a minimum of 20 hours. In exchange for your time, each volunteer will receive: • FREE ADMISSION to all playing venues • 1 complimentary item of event apparel • 1 complimentary meal per volunteer shift worked! For more information, visit our website at: www.canadian openfastpitch.com or contact our ofﬁce at 604.536.9287 or info@canadianopen fastpitch.com And don’t forget to like us on Facebook at: http://www. facebook.com/Canadian OpenFastpitch and follow us on Twitter @CdnOpen!
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353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS Mainland Rooﬁng Ltd. 25 yrs in rooﬁng industry
Family owned & operated. Fully insured. We do Cedar Shakes, conversions, concrete tiles, torchon, fibreglass shingles, restoration & repairs. 20 yr labour warranty. 604-723-2626
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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.
A CLEAN CUT Lawn Care, Landscaping, Bobcat, Mini Excavating, Etc 604-220-9097, 604-856-1558
MOVING & STORAGE
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Moving Sale Downsizing Sat. & Sun. May 19/20th 9am - 3pm 24768 - 55B Ave. Langley Must sell - household items, desks, some furniture, filing cabinets, etc.
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604-537-4140 SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240
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HAY FOR SALE First Cut, $4.00 a bale. Call (604)856-4888 MIXED SPECIES HOG FUEL 1” minus mixed berry mulch, Red Cedar coarse hog fuel Phone R.J. Caplette 604-856-6500
BORDER COLLIE X, 8 wks, vet checked, 1st shots, dewormed, black, tan & white, $350. Call 604463-3245 or 604-725-3007
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
Cock-A-Poo x Poo pups. 1st shots Vet checked, non-shedding, S.Sry. $600. 604-541-9163/604-785-4809
ENGLISH BULLIES 2 m. 12 wks. Vet ✔, stable temp., 50 lbs. at most. $1200 (604)725-7191 after 5 FILA GUARD DOGS. Excellent Loyal Family Pet, all shots Great Protectors! Ph 604-817-5957.
LAB PUPS, Chocolate, $700. vet ch, dew-claws rem. 1st shots, dewormed. qual. lines (604)702-0217
OVER 10 years experience installer of tiles and hardwood flooring, bathroom and kitchen reno’s. Visit www.futuristichomes.ca for pictures or call 604-910-4528 for your free estimate
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
SPRING TIME - Springer cross pups, 6 mos, 1st shots, $450. 604823-6739, afternoons/evenings.
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ROTTWEILER puppies, $700. Call Stan (604)860-4303
ST. Bernese pups, vet checked, shots, ready to go. 604-796-0116, or email@example.com. $1000
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“ ABOVE THE REST “ Int. & Ext., Unbeatable Prices, Professional Crew. Free Est. Written Guarantee. No Hassle, Quick Work, Insured, WCB. Call (778)997-9582
FREE ESTIMATES Serving Langley since 1986 Lawn Mowing - Yard Cleanups Power Racking - Hedges Pruning - Rubbish Removal New Lawns - Top Soil & Bark Mulch. Fully Insured
ELECTRICAL - SENIOR ESTIMATOR WANTED
• ROOFERS • LABOURERS Required for Hazelmere Roofing
Licensed, Government Approved, BBB Accredited.
firstname.lastname@example.org visit: www.glencoelectric.ca Ph: 604-850-1499 Fax: 604-850-5473
A SEMI-RETIRED CONTRACTOR. Specializing in Renovation’s. Available for work. 604-532-1710
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APPRENTICE OR LICENSED MECHANIC needed for busy automotive shop in Boston Bar. We are a Kal Tire Associate Store and have been in business for over 23 years. Great place to raise a family; affordable housing and opportunity for Business Partnership or ownership. Experienced Tire Tech would be considered with Mechanical ability. Contact Cathy at 604-8691618
Glenco Electric is looking for a Senior Estimator for institutional & commercial sectors. Candidate must have minimum 2-5 years exp. using Acubid/Bidwinner plus estimating program. Knowledge of Excel, Word, Powerpoint is expected. Successful candidate will be able to provide turn key estimating working independantly and will work towards the ability to close deals & negotiate deals. Full benefits & wages appropriate to ability. Apply in strict confidence to Les Coughlan,
Helping CANADIANS repay debts, reduce or eliminate interest regardless of your credit!
Call Rochelle 604.777.2195 PROFESSIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITIES. Troyer Ventures Ltd. is a privately owned, fluid transport company servicing Northern BC and Alberta. We are an equal opportunity employer now accepting applications at various branches for: Mechanics (Commercial Transport or equivalent). Wage Rage: $25. - $40./hour. Minimum experience requires: second year apprenticeship or equivalent. Professional Drivers (Class 1, 3). Wage Range: $25. - $35./hour. Minimum experience required: six months professional driving. Field Supervisors. Annual Salary Range: $90 110,000. (based on qualifications). Minimum experience required: previous supervisory experience. Successful candidates will be self-motivated and eager to learn. Experience is preferred, but training is available. Valid safety tickets, clean drug test, and drivers abstract are required. We encourage candidates of aboriginal ancestry, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities to apply. For more information and to apply for these opportunities, visit our employment webpage at: http:// troyer.ca/employment-opportunities.
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APPLY NOW: Pennywise Scholarship For Women to attend Journalism certificate course at Langara College in Vancouver. Deadline May 30, 2012. More information: www.bccommunitynews.com
MONEYPROVIDER.COM. $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877776-1660.
PAINT SPECIAL 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, Carpet Cleaning & Maid Service! www.paintspecial.com
BESTWAY PAINTING & DECORATING
283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS
Interior / Exterior Small / Big Jobs Comm/Res. Fully Insured.
GUTTER CLEANING Etc. Rubbish Removal. Pressure Washing, Yard cleanup & trim. Reas rates, FREE EST. Since 1990. (604)854-6469
~ Crown Molding Installation ~ Staining & Custom Painting Laminate ﬂrs ~ H/W Reﬁnishing Mention this ad for $200. off on minimum $1000 job.
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A-TECH Services 604-996-8128 Running this ad for 8yrs
WEED FREE Mushroom Manure 13 yards - $75 or Well Rotted 10 yards - $100. Free Delivery 604-856-8877
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High Caliber Construction Repair, Replace, Remodel...
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Call Ian 604-724-6373
• Basement, Kitchen & Bath Remodels • Room Additions • Drywall • Paint • Texture • Finishing • Floors & More Since 1972 Dan 778-837-0771
353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS GL ROOFING. Cedar shakes, Asphalt Shingles, Flat roofs, WCB Clean Gutters. $80. 604-240-5362
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 548
MATTRESSES starting at $99 • Twins • Fulls • Queens • Kings 100’s in stock! www.Direct Liquidation.ca (604)294-2331
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MISC. FOR SALE
HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper?
821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS
2000 ACURA 1.6 EL Premium, auto, lthr., sunroof, 175K. Lady driven, exc. $6400 obo 604-542-0377 2001 Kia Sephia, 5 spd, low kms, great on gas, black, 4 door. $4900 obo. Good tires. (604)560-3602 2002 HONDA ACCORD SE, fully loaded. 1 owner, 4 door, champagne colour. 5 spd, 220kms. $4400 obo. 604-813-6159.
RV SITES DreamCatcher Auto Loans “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals
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HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS
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2006 JAGUAR X-Type, 3.0, V6, 114K, silver, black lthr, lady driven, exc cond!! $24,900. 604-542-5833.
2004 26’ SPRINGDALE TRAILER, slide out, a/c. Front bdrm., rear kit., exc. cond. $12,900. 604-541-5487
2005 PIONEER 25FQ
All Makes, All Models. New & Used Inventory.
Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley
www.greatcanadianautocredit.com Must be employed w/ $1800/mo. income w/ drivers license. DL #30526
Quad bunk, fiberglass walls, rear slide, slps 8, A/C and more! Dealer #9968 Sale Price $9900
847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES
2006 ZINGER 31BH
2004 JEEP GRAND Cherokee Ltd. 4x4, auto, green, 126K, $6000 firm. Call 604-538-4883 2007 MAZDA CX7 - AWD Leather interior. Fully equipped with Navigation, heated seats & more. 41,000 miles. $19,000 firm. Call 604-541-0739. 2007 NISSAN ARMADA SE silver 44,000 miles, 4x4, Excellent Cond! $23,400/obo. 604-309-7956 (Abby)
HOMES FOR RENT
ALDERGROVE. 2 bdrm. home on acreage. Avail. June 1st. $1100/mo. N/s. 604-856-1515, 604-832-0786 ALDERGROVE: 3 Bdrm + bsmt, newly reno’d. 10 Useable acres, 2 lrg barns. Cls to town & school. Avail June1. $2500. 604-613-5742
Quad bunk,super slide, A/C, loaded with options. Dealer #9968 Sale Price $14,850
ALDERGROVE,3 bdrm, new kit/flrs fncd yd. n/p.$1100. Drive by 2696130Ave or 3015-270 St. $1025. June 1st. Then call 604-617-9373.
Need A Ride, Drive Today. Take $500 to $5000 Cash Home. Carter Credit 1.888.688.1837
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
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
1985 CADILLAC SEVILLE, 4 L, loaded, all options, mint in/out. all orig, and car cover. 70 orig miles. $4500 obo. Phone (604)505-7713. 2000 FORD FOCUS, slilver, 91 k, auto, 4 dr., all pwr, keyless, exc cond. $3,800 obo. (604)502-9912 2001 Buick LeSabre - full load, fully inspected. Show Room cond. 149K’s. $5700/obo. (778)565-4334
ABBOTSFORD! ** MANUALLY BOOKED
Beautiful 2 storey w/ basement. Great curb appeal! 5 bedrooms, 4 bath. Open ﬂoor plan, kitchen w/ maple cabinets, Detached double garage. Call Anne Stromsten 604-308-7365
$439,900 www.annestromsten.com Power Play Realty
27272 Fraser Highway, Aldergrove Ofﬁce: 604-533-3231
Selling or Buying? Spring market is here!
Anne Stromsten 604-308-7365
BIG FOOT SIGHTINGS! New 2012 bigfoot Campers have arrived only at Mike Rosman RV! 1-800-6670024 www.rosmanrv.com
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TRUCKS & VANS
1996 CHEV Cheyenne reliable work truck, 305 motor, AirCare not req’d. $2500. 604-625-8006
2011 WINDRIVER 230 RKS, loaded, total length 28’9”. Asking $26,000/obo. Will take small trade & cash. Don (778)344-8047.
TOP CA$H PAID TODAY For SCRAP VEHICLES!
2007 TRAILITE Travel Trailer 27’ fully loaded with generator, slide & awning. $16,900. 604-556-3731.
1931 FORD Model A Deluxe 2 door Sedan, excellent restoration to original, serious inquiries only, $12,000, call Ron anytime, 604703-5304, OR email@example.com
SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars, trucks & heavy equip. $4.00 each. Free pickup anywhere in BC, Min. 10. Toll Free Call:1.877.334.2288
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FREE BROCHURE - Kings County - “Land of Orchards, Vineyards & Tides” - Nova Scotia’s beautiful Annapolis Valley. Live! Work! Start Business! - Toll-Free: 1.888.865.4647 www.kingsrda.ca
2005 LEXUS RX330, 66,000 miles, no accid./no damage.All power, Very clean. $18,000. 604-722-4264.
AVORADO RESORT. Beautiful waterfront RV Resort. New Sites For Sale ($63,900). All season, full amenities, clubhouse & beach access. Co-op Resort w/Lifetime Ownership! www.avorado.com Call 250-228-3586.
AUTOS: To buy or sell your car, truck, RV, van, 4x4 or trailer - this category has it all. You’ll also find automotive supplies and classic cars for sale, or you can list the vehicle you’re seeking.
** MANUALLY BOOKED
2005 HONDA CIVIC, 2dr, body kit, new rims, 88,000kms. Silver, auto, Best offer. rebuilt. (604)723-3127
New SRI *1152 s/f dblwide $77,900 *14x70 full gyproc single wide, loaded $66,900. Repossessed Mobiles & Modulars. Chuck 604-830-1960.
ALDERGROVE Brand new 2 bdrm bsmt ste, sep lndry, N/P. June 1st. 604-825-8761 or 604-856-7733
FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022
1998 HYUNDAI ELANTRA - 4 dr, exc. cond. auto, new tires. Aircared for 2 yrs. $3300/obo. 604-828-9496
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PART PROCEEDS TO: Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal
1974 RED MGB Roadster, reblt mtr, body redone, exc cond, has collector plts, $7,500. 604-541-5487
WE BUY HOUSES! Older House • Damaged House Moving • Estate Sale • Just Want Out • Behind on Payments Quick Cash! • Flexible Terms! CALL US FIRST! 604-657-9422
ALDERGROVE 2 bdrm bsmt suite, nr schools, shops.Ns/np, incl hydro, DD req’d. June 1st. 778-246-0915.
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673
2008 PONTIAC WAVE, 4 dr sedan, auto, high kms. runs/looks good, white, $3000 firm. 604-538-9257.
INDIVIDUAL Executive Offices Jeske Corporate Centre Langley Single to multi person offices - No long term commitment - AAA space - 24/7 secure access - Furnished or unfurnished - Best professional address Ted Weibelzahl 604-5146825 NAI Commercial
2005 CHRYSLER SEBRING, silver, convertible, 84,000 kms. Auto. Aircared. $5,995. obo. 604-826-0519
615 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY
CARS - DOMESTIC
2003 IMPALA, 60,000 km, like new, all power, good tires, $7,000 obo. Phone (604)531-3840.
17FT. BOSTON WHALER, fully equip with trailer, 100 hrs. $13,900. Call 778-229-9322. 1982 BAYLINER Sierra, 22.5’ ft, economical pocket cruiser, Volvo 4 cyl I.O. Cuddy cabin slps 4, well maint, $4,400 obo. 604-538-4927 2011 Custom weld Jetboat 20ft, c/w 9.9 Suzuki Kickin, depthe sounder, windless anchor system, Stainless steel BBQ, & much more. $49,900. Contact Rich 778-998-9302 ALUMINUM BOAT WANTED, 10’, 12’ or 14’, with or without motor or trailer, will pay cash, 604-319-5720
Sunday, June 3, 2012 Bear Creek Park, Surrey 8:30am Registration • 9am Event Start
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I Live in Aldergrove. I Sell in Aldergrove. Aldergrove. Call the Aldergrove specialist... Ready to move, when you are.
604-857-1100 firstname.lastname@example.org Dan F lokstr lokstra a .COM
m a e r D r u o y e Mak a Reality! $537,900
27145 35 AVE.
Fully finished up and down with 2 bedroom suite, 9’ ceilings, very clean. Great floor plan upstairs - air conditioned, fantastic ensuite, backs onto acreage. Close to schools in great new subdivision.
26635 30A AVENUE
Very unique floor plan in this 1800 sq. ft. home situated on a 5700 sq. ft. lot. close to schools, with sideyard, RV parking – could be extra parking if you want to suite it. Have a look – make your offer. Call Dan!
6141 - 264TH STREET
5 ACRES OK… OK…this is worth a second look – 1900 sq.ft. on main house plus 2 detached suites in a good location. You will not be disappointed, all very neat and clean, here. Very cool floor plan – an easy place to make home.
27908 TRESTLE AVE.
Check out this quality built home in West Abby. 9’ ceilings up and down - all the extras you would want. This home has a very bright suite. Full sundeck plus patio. 3 bedrooms up, 3 bedrooms down - available immediately!
#106 5498 267TH ST
A VERY UNIQUE SITUATION!
1000 sq ft of 2 bedroom living quarters above 1000 sq ft of warehouse in Gloucester Estates, zoned Industrial, its all legal nothing to worry about here. Take a look you will be impressed. Quick possession possible.
25926 FRASER HWY
Look to the future here with this unbeatable location with over 1000 ft of frontage on Fraser Hwy, 2 homes on property with sewer and water connected already . Looking to invest in a great location for the future then this is worth a second look for sure, currently still in the ALR.
27031 - FRASER HWY.
359 - 240 ST
19.5 ACRES Currently rented - about 10,000 sq. ft. - buildable C-2 Zoned 1 Acre – and / or renovate the house to an office. Invest now and wait for redevelopment. Possibilities here?
Very open ﬂoor plan here with vaulted ceilings new ﬂooring, new paint and all the “Green” upgrades done here, as in new High efﬁciency furnace with Air conditioning, tankless hotwater system, dual ﬂow toilets etc. There is nothing to do here but move in! New appliances, R.V. parking, double garage and a large Gazebo in the back yard you gotta see this one, book your appointment now. Very bright home and very clean check it out today.
2825 - 256TH STREET
37 ACRES – HOME PLUS LARGE BARNS Check this out, it’s all here! A large 3,700 sq ft home on a beautiful property. Large dairy barn’s plus tons of hay storage 80’x180’ clear span main barn, square piece of property with fantastic building site. Spring is coming, take a look here - property has a slight southern slope.
2 bedroom 2 bathroom residential unit over 2268 sq ft of industrial unit great location in Gloucester and available for immediate possession. Zoned industrial it’s a legal suite so nothing to worry about here.
Home plus large barn in great area. Property all cleared, make your offer!
2883 - 264TH AVE.
Out of ALR! 2,000 sq. ft home plus 48’x26’ shop on 2.27 acres. 2 road frontages, large graveled area, designated industrial. Take a look here – a safe investment. I always invest in land for security in the future.
26960 25A AVE.
2 STOREYS & FULLY FINISHED BASEMENT Over 3600 sq. ft. of manicured “up-to-date”, “you-will-be-impressed” home. Superior finishing, hardwood, crown mouldings, granite countertops, coffered ceilings, custom everything - high ceilings open concept - 2 bedrooms have ensuites. No expense spared here. Step up and make your dreams a reality.
26258 - 60TH AVE.
Gorgeous 1628 sq. ft. rancher, has partially finished full basement, roughed-in plumbing for 3rd bathroom or in-law suite - with attached 2000 sq. ft. heated shop. Also has 1200 sq ft. modular home with its own 24 x 26 garage.
26641 FRASER HWY, ALDERGROVE • 604-857-1100
RE/MAX ALDERGROVE www.fraservalleyrealestate.net
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NEW DEALS at Murray GM!
IBU, EQUINOX, ON 2012 SONIC, CRUZE, MAL LVERADO LD AVALANCHE, SIERRA LD & SI
2012 CADILLAC CTS
NEW 2012 FORD ESCAPE #EAC11828
MSA FORD SALE PRICE FORD REBATE
21,288 – $1,000
COSTCO MEMBER DISCOUNT
MSRP $ 45,700
MSA FORD FINANCE CASH
Air, power group, anti-theft system, keyless entry, Sirius Satellite Radio, alloy wheels
OR LEASE FOR $499/MO
– 500 $
2011 CORVETTE GRAND SPORT CONVERTIBLE
FINAL SALE PRICE
$139 bi-weekly (taxes inc)
NEW 2012 FORD F150 CREW CAB #F1C091061
MSRP COSTCO MEMBER DISCOUNT MSA FORD DISCOUNT
MotorTrend ! Truck of the Year XLT package, anti-theft, keyless, air, SYNC, power group
2012 CAMARO 2SS
FINAL SALE PRICE
$195 bi-weekly (taxes inc)
NEW 2012 FORD F150 REG CAB #F1C66898
STX package, air, 6 speed auto, anti-theft, keyless entry
MSA FORD SALE PRICE
MSA FORD DISCOUNT
COSTCO MEMBER DISCOUNT
MotorTrend ! Truck of the Year
2012 BUICK VERANO
FINAL SALE PRICE
2012 FORD FIESTA HATCHBACK SE #FEC93870
INCLUDES: 3 YEARS FREE ONSTAR, 3 YEARS FREE XM RADIO & 3 YEARS FREE MAINTENANCE
$144 bi-weekly (taxes inc)
– 2,750 $
FINAL SALE PRICE
Sport pkg, alloy wheels, air, power group, cruise, anti-theft, LED markers
Prices do not include taxes, fees or admin fee of $399, CTS $2500 DOD Res $15081 Verano $559 DOD Res 12843
$109 bi-weekly (taxes inc)
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