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Abbotsford thief awaits sentence after pleading guilty to a series of residential break-ins in South Surrey

He’s not a heartless drug addict: lawyer Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

A 38-year-old Abbotsford man who broke into and stole from 11 South Surrey homes did so to feed what had become a $600-a-day heroin habit, Judge Michael Hicks heard Friday. But Darwin Duane Dorozan doesn’t want sympathy for the path that led to the “severe drug addiction” that fueled his actions, defence lawyer Gordon Bowen said during his client’s sentenc-

ing hearing in Surrey Provincial Court. “He’s not here trying to garner your honour’s sympathy for a rough childhood. He’s taking full responsibility,” Bowen said. “It may seem that he’s just a heartless drug addict, but he’s not.” Dorozan pleaded guilty earlier this month – three days before he was scheduled to go to trial – to 12 counts of break-and-enter, in connection with incidents committed between April and August last year, and one in August of

2010. One of the charges stems from a break-in in Langley; another “amounts to a home invasion,” prosecutor Mike Fortino noted. Dorozan 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. He was arrested last August with his younger brother, Dane, after police conducting surveillance on the pair observed the removal of numerous

electronics from a home in the 16400block of 28 Avenue. The suspects fled the area in a van, and officers who followed reported seeing some of the electronics being thrown from the vehicle as it sped along 188 Street, shortly before it was pulled over near 184 Street and 20 Avenue. Damage to the home and electronics targeted that day totalled $20,000, Hicks heard.  see page 4

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Martha Currie Elementary students Holly Spacek (left) and Mia Ford Amendolagine zip down the track at South Surrey Athletic Park Friday.

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Their school colours worn with pride They ran, they jumped, they threw – they even ran across benches and weaved through cones while balancing badminton birdies on rackets. And that was just a taste of last Friday’s Elementary Special Track and Field Meet, hosted by the Surrey School District at South Surrey Athletic Park. The one-day meet featured nearly 200 special-needs athletes from 37 Surrey schools – and hundreds of teachers, parents and other

volunteers – and saw students compete in races of various distances, long jump, softball toss, T-ball and an obstacle course. “It just is a way to get kids with special needs involved (in track and field), too,” said event organizer and William Watson Elementary principal Margaret Geddes, who founded the event four years ago while at Bayridge Elementary. “We just had this idea, myself and the teachers there, to host a track meet for children with

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Members of the Integrated Gang Task Force were at a Pacific Avenue home in White Rock Thursday afternoon. But White Rock RCMP Const. Janelle Shoihet said, due to safety concerns for those involved, she could share little information, including exactly what brought the team to the seaside city. “All I can tell you is the IGTF was in town,” she said Friday. The community, she added, is “absolutely” safe. “It was totally an isolated thing, I can assure you of that.” The officers caught the attention of area residents around 1 p.m. May 24. The home that was targeted is located just east of the White Rock RCMP detachment. One woman who lives nearby and called Peace Arch News the next day described the incident as a “takedown.” The officers wore blue uniforms and carried “bigger guns,” she said. Shoihet said no arrests were made, and that further information would be released to the public “as soon as it is practical to do so.” Monday morning, Shoihet remained tight-lipped, adding only that police are still looking for people associated with the incident. - Tracy Holmes

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news 71% of homes in Surrey and White Rock now have smart meters

Smart-meter foes fail to foil rollout, so far Jeff Nagel Black Press

Smart meters are now installed in more than two-thirds of the households in the Lower Mainland. BC Hydro officials say more than 720,000 meters are now installed in the region with close to 300,000 homes still to go. The penetration rate is about 90 per cent already in Burnaby, Richmond, Delta, Langley and Chilliwack, according to Hydro statistics. The new wireless meters are installed in about 74 per cent of Vancouver homes, 71 per cent in Surrey and White Rock, 63 per cent in Abbotsford and Mission, 61 per cent on the North Shore and 28 per cent in the Coquitlam/Maple Ridge areas. Officials say the rollout of their smart

power grid is continuing without difficulty. “We have had some challenges,” said Gary Murphy, the program’s chief project officer. The Crown corporation continues to field complaints about high bills, but Murphy said that in many cases, customers were not correctly comparing billing periods and many were complaining about bills for usage that pre-dated installation of their smart meters. BC Hydro has pulled 1,057 smart meters from service for testing at the direction of the meter manufacturer, which cited concern about possible manufacturing flaw. Murphy said at least 700 have now been tested and just 0.5 per cent were found to be outside Measurement Canada’s accuracy standard of three per cent. About two per cent of households con-

tinue to oppose installation of smart meters, according to Hydro communications manager Cindy Verschoor. Opponents of the program argue smart meters pose a possible health hazard from adding an extra layer of radio frequency radiation, and numerous B.C. city councils have passed resolutions urging Hydro to allow customers to opt out. “It’s really not viable to offer an opt-out,” Verschoor said, but added Hydro has still not decided how it will respond to holdouts. Nobody in B.C. has yet opted to relocate their meter – at their own expense – to a more distant spot on their property, she noted. The B.C. Utilities Commission had rejected opponents’ request for an injunction halting the program. That decision is under appeal.

Tests by the B.C. Centre for Disease Control found a bank of 10 Hydro smart meters forced to all send signals at once – something that doesn’t happen in practice – results in exposure of about four microwatts per square centimeter at a range of 30 cm, compared to seven microwatts for a microwave oven, 9.6 for a cellphone and 15.6 for a baby monitor. The report said time-averaged RF exposure from smart meters at all of those ranges was “low” – less than 0.001 per cent of Health Canada’s safety limit of 600 microwatts per square centimeter of continuous exposure. According to the opposition group, Citizens for Safe Technology, 48 B.C. municipalities – including Vancouver, Surrey and White Rock – have called for either a smartmeter moratorium or an opt-out provision.

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Market value White Rock Farmers Market organizers counted about 3,000 visitors for opening day Sunday, crowding the record number of vendors – 65 plus five non-profits – at the base of Miramar Village, outside White Rock Community Centre. At right, headliner Chanel Stasiuk performed for the crowds, while above, vendor Rob Pobran talks to customer Lee Beavington of Ocean Park. The market offers locally-grown farm produce, baked goods, preserves, garden products such as bedding plants, hanging baskets and flowers and many specialty food items. It runs Sundays until Oct. 7.

Limits raised for overnight shoppers in the U.S.

Border-town retailers brace for new duty-free rules Jeff Nagel Black Press

B.C. retailers are bracing for the loss of even more business to cross-border shopping starting June 1, even though more generous duty-free allowances that start then apply only to overnight stays. The duty-free limit for visits to the U.S. longer than 24 hours rises from $50 to $200 Friday. Stays 48 hours or longer will qualify for $800 in duty-free purchases, up from $400 previously for visits up to a week. Day trippers or those just nipping across the border for gas and groceries won’t notice a difference, said Mark Startup, executive director of ShelfSpace, an association of Western Canada retailers.

“If you’re going to go down for 25 minutes and spend $80 to fill up your car with bread, milk and cheese, the duty-free allowance change will have no impact on that behaviour,” he said. Nor, he suggested, is it likely many will stay overnight to save an extra $150 in duty. “Where we might see some increases are from the bigger 48-hour exemption,” Startup said. “Some of our members have expressed concern over that.” Bank of Montreal economist Douglas Porter warns in a report that the drain of Canadian shoppers heading south is weighing heavily on retail sales here. He said official estimates that cross-border shopping accounts for less than two per

cent of consumer spending likely “vastly understate” the problem. Porter suggests cross-border spending may actually account for eight to 10 per cent of goods that can flow across the border, since half of all consumer spending goes to rent and other captive services. Startup said Porter is likely right, since many people who cross don’t declare what they bring back and aren’t counted in official figures. Startup said ShelfSpace would like the Conservative government to reduce import duties retailers here must pay on goods they bring in – to help level the playing field. That differential is a prime reason why many products cost less in the U.S. than Canada, even though both dollars now trade at close to par.

There are also different costs here related to labeling and packaging, and higher distribution costs across a Canadian market that is smaller but more spread out. In addition, marketing boards result in significantly higher prices in Canada for everything from poultry and eggs to milk and cheese. “U.S. retailers do not have that constraint,” Startup said, adding he understands the federal government is considering reforms to Canadian marketing boards that might lead to more competitive pricing. “They protect local industry but at a cost in terms of price,” added Ray Hudson, Surrey Board of Trade policy development and communications manager. The Surrey Board of Trade is sup-

porting a resolution to the Canadian Chamber of Commerce pressing Ottawa to investigate crossborder shopping impacts. Removing import tariffs is a key concern, Hudson said, noting retailers here are charged an 18 per cent tariff on imported sports equipment that U.S. competitors don’t pay. Another issue is that many manufacturers or wholesalers charge Canadian retailers more money for the same product. Hudson said Ottawa could help offset the higher limits for overnight stays by tightening enforcement on same-day shoppers. “It seems people can shop the same day and come back with all kinds of goods – hundreds of dollars – and they’re not being challenged.”

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‘I’ve come to a crossroads in my life’ Bowen noted that Dorozan  from page 1 became a drug addict during his In suggesting Hicks sentence previous incarceration; did his Dorozan to eight years in custody, best not to harm people during Fortino made note of the home the latest break-ins; and that a invasion, as well as of another lengthy jail term will only lessen break-in that occurred while a his prospects for future educayoung woman was home. tion and employment. Google image The first, in 2010, occurred in “What we don’t want to see is the 14700-block of 59 Avenue. A map of some of Dorozan’s hits. that he becomes a completely lost Fortino told Hicks how a resident discovered Dorozan in his ately” after he was released from cause,” Bowen said. “The more he’s in jail, the more he’s going home when he went to investi- prison after serving 2½ years. As well, being almost caught to be reinforced as a criminal gate a noise. Dorozan was running down the stairs with a black June 14, 2011, did not deter Dor- person.” Addressing the court, Dorozan backpack and, when confronted, ozan, Fortino said. “Mr. Dorozan has a flagrant expressed remorse to his victims sprayed the homeowner about five times with bear or pepper disregard for the law and the and pledged to change his ways. “I hope that some day they can spray, Fortino said. A struggle community safety and security.” Bowen asked Hicks to consider forgive me for my actions,” he ensued, and Dorozan – whose hoodie and backpack were pulled a sentence in the range of five said. “I’m 38 years old, I’ve done years. He cited mitigating factors most of my life in jail and I’ve off in the scuffle – fled. The second incident of note including that Dorozan’s guilty come to a crossroads in my life. occurred June 14, 2011 in the pleas averted a lengthy trial and I’ve chosen to better my life.” Hicks is scheduled to impose a 2000-block of 129B Street. Police further victimization of those sentence on June 12. were alerted to a break-in by a impacted by Dorozan’s actions. 911 call from a 19-yearold, who reported having at White Rock Beach locked herself in a bathroom after realizing an • Fri., June 1 • Wed., May 30 • Thurs., May 31 intruder was inside. She • Tues., May 29 heard the intruder swear TIME Ht./m Ht./ft. TIME Ht./m Ht./ft. TIME Ht./m Ht./ft. TIME Ht./m Ht./ft. as the sound of sirens 00:21 4.1 13.5 01:01 4.1 13.5 01:40 4.0 13.1 02:19 4.0 13.1 approaching became 07:32 2.0 3.0 6.6 08:19 1.7 5.6 09:04 1.3 4.3 09:47 0.9 audible, Fortino said. 12:48 2.8 9.2 14:38 3.0 9.8 16:01 3.3 10.8 17:07 3.6 11.8 Officers observed a man 17:57 2.1 9.8 6.9 19:08 2.4 7.9 20:25 2.8 9.2 21:37 3.0 run from the area. While no suspect was located, a • Thrifty Foods* • Stihl Limited* • Atlantis Concrete* • Peoples Drug Mart* • Lowes* • Liquor Depot* backpack with numerous THIS • Visions Electronics* • Rona* • White Rock Real Estate Advisor* • Home Depot* • Budget Blinds* items including “bundles TUES. • Prospect Media* • Sears* • Wind Mobile* • Medicine Shop* of papers with hundreds of addresses and associ- FLYERS MORE FLYERS ONLINE Ê ated phone numbers” was IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE THE ABOVE FLYERS, PLEASE CALL DISTRIBUTION DEPARTMENT AT 604-542-7430 * Not distributed in all areas. recovered. Many on the list were homes targeted by Dorozan, Fortino said. Another document in the backpack that noted a cellphone number is how police linked the break-ins to 1st Annual Dorozan, he added. Investigation determined – and Dorozan admitted – that he would call the targeted homes just prior to the break-ins being carried out, to check if anyone was home. Other homes targeted The 1st Annual White Rock International Music Festival were in the 2300-block on July 21 & 22, 2012 on White Rock Beach welcomes of Christopherson Road, Vendor Applications and Sponsorship Partners. the 17400-block of 29 Avenue, the 13900-block Be recognized for giving back to your community of 20 Avenue, the 15600and increase Cultural Awareness and Expression block of 39A Avenue, the through Music and Community Involvement. 3200-block of Canterbury Drive, the 21900-block Sponsor Benefits and Opportunities can be customized of 44 Avenue, the 2700to achieve your specific Odjectives, Goals & Budget. block of 165 Street, the 13400-block of 17 AveFor further details of Sponsorship Opportunities nue and the 2500-block please contact: of Cedar Drive. Vendor Applications on-line at: Dorozan told police that he compiled the address list, and was, in all of the incidents to which he has pleaded guilty, the “principle perpetrator.” His brother, Dane, is scheduled for sentencing Sept. 21, in connection with the Aug. 15 break-in. Friday, Fortino urged the judge not to give much weight to the concept of rehabilitation in determining a fit sentence for Dorozan, explaining that his history shows rehabilitation is unlikely: the latest break-in “enterprise” began “almost immedi-




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news Driving ban after 2009 death


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The family of a Surrey teen killed in a drunken, speedfuelled crash three years ago is not surprised that the teenaged driver, who was just sentenced in February and banned from driving, is now in jail facing new charges – three of which are driving-related. Sanjay and Sara Sharma’s eldest son, 15-year-old Sanjeeve, was in the back seat of a car driven by a 16-year-old in June 2009 when the vehicle crashed into a lamp post near 128 Street and 82 Avenue. Sanjeeve was seriously injured and died later in hospital. The driver, who had taken his mom’s car and had only his learner’s permit, was charged with dangerous driving causing death – a charge to which he eventually pleaded guilty. Though he is now an adult, he cannot be named because he was a minor at the time of the 2009 crash. Earlier this year, he was sentenced to a six-month deferred custody and supervision order (comparable to house arrest) – under which he was to keep the peace and be of good behaviour. He was also prohibited from driving for 3½ years and banned from possessing weapons. During sentencing, the judge

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The family of Sanjeeve Sharma gather at the courthouse last week. advised the youth to “show the world you’re not the man you were two years ago.” Now, just 3½ months later, he is accused of not only being behind the wheel illegally, but committing a series of other crimes. The young man, who is now 19, was arrested May 6 in Surrey and charged with operating a motor vehicle while disqualified, uttering threats, assault with a weapon and driving while prohibited. A fifth charge of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle was added May 23. “This guy will never change,” said Sanjay Sharma. “I’m not surprised at all. This isn’t his last, there’ll be more. Trouble is trouble is trouble.” Part of the teen’s sentence in

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Keep pressure on high-risk drivers he Victoria Day long weekend – which typically ushers in the summer season on the Peninsula and beyond – has come and gone, and with the warmer weather, comes more beach time, more barbecues and, for many people, more time on the road. That’s why police agencies throughout the province are waging a focused assault on speeding and aggressive driving, and are particularly focused on problem roads and intersections to drive home the idea that tailgating, speeding, and high-risk driving – which includes, of course, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol – won’t be tolerated. In Surrey, RCMP also announced this week they’ve began their summertime crackdown on noise complaints, mischief and public consumption of alcohol – all of which usually trend higher in summer months. And while excessive noise from a rowdy neighbourhood barbecue is a nuisance, it’s aggressive driving behaviour that not only frustrates other drivers, but also puts them – and pedestrians – at risk, whether it’s someone riding too close on the highway or weaving in and out of traffic, running yellow and red lights or generally behaving in ways that ramp up road rage. For police, combating reckless driving is a labour-intensive and time-consuming task. Unlike roadblocks where officers can wait for drunk drivers to come to them, traffic patrol officers need to witness and document speeding and dangerous driving. But it’s a worthwhile effort. Culled from police data, ICBC attributes 60 per cent of all crashes at intersections to speed, distracted and inattentive driving and ignoring right-of-ways. The annual campaign against high-risk driving has started up across the province this month, and more people than usual are being hit with tickets. But people need to remember police aren’t the enemy – traffic officers are trying to make the roads safer and more civil for all. Drinking and driving remains a high-profile problem, as does the purely aggressive, highrisk driving that impacts people’s day-to-day lives as they drive to work or school or for a well-deserved day off at the beach. Police and ICBC’s latest efforts to help keep the pressure on bad drivers year-round should be applauded and encouraged.



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So far this week you’ve said… yes 38% no 62% 49 responding identified in Alberta in 2003. B.C. Agriculture Minister Don McRae assures me this legislation will not result in reporters or environmental activists being thrown in jail for telling the public about sick animals. They and the farmers themselves can say all they want, once infections are confirmed and quarantines established. McRae and Paul Kitching, B.C.’s chief veterinarian, pleaded for the public to understand that any farm reporting system must rely on voluntary compliance by farmers. When the B.C. government took the advice of B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham and began releasing fish farm inspection data in 2010, the operators stopped providing samples voluntarily. The fish farmers’ position was that you can have a co-operative system of farm inspections or one that’s imposed, but not both. Imposing inspections on land farms across B.C.’s vast area is even less practical. Former Alberta premier Ralph Klein famously observed that the next rancher to find a possible mad cow should have “shot, shoveled and shut up” rather than file a report and devastate the industry. Denham, the NDP and others appear to operate under an assumption that there should be sufficient government resources to sample and inspect every farm across B.C. for reportable contagious illnesses. This is similar to the fashionable notion that we should have enough park rangers to guard every cedar tree. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press. 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.

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Robocalls need a closer look Editor: Re: Election fraud on Tory radar, May 15 letters. MP Russ Hiebert’s letter to the editor contained contradictions to the minutes of the Government of Canada House and Procedure Committee meeting on March 29. Marc Maynard, chief electoral officer for Elections Canada, spoke about the investigation into the irregularities of the 2012 federal election: “In the last general election, a total of 473 polls, or less than one per cent, were moved, affecting some 300,000 electors.” Hiebert (South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale) writes: “…while the use of phone services to reach voters has certainly been demonized recently by the improper actions of a few, such services are essential to free and fair elections. For instance, in the 2011 election, Elections Canada changed the locations of over 1,000 polling stations during the campaign.” 1,000-473=527. Can Hiebert explain the discrepancy? Hiebert also writes: “The ability of candidates and parties to use phone services to inform voters of the new polling locations, and encourage them out to vote, strengthened our democracy.” Maynard states: “We have the most authoritative and up-to-date information on the electors and their voting locations, and we are accountable for it. This is why we specifically ask political parties and candidates not to communicate with electors in this regard, but refer them to Elections Canada in order to avoid errors and confusion among electors.” Why is Hiebert stating that political parties phoning constituents about polling-station changes strengthens our democracy, when Elections Canada clearly indicated to all parties and candidates not to communicate with electors about polling-stations changes? The failure to follow the rules has resulted in seven election results being contested before the Supreme Court of Canada… so far. Lisa Nolan, White Rock Q Because the Liberal candidate in Guelph was using “robocall” technology, like most candidates, MP Russ Hiebert compares this to the robocalls scandal. I thought he was a lawyer, but he seems to have missed the distinction between the proper use of automated phone calls during an election – which is a procedural or ethical concern – and misdirecting Canadian voters, which is a much more serious criminal offence. An April EKOS Research report found that in seven ridings won by Conservatives, 30,000-50,000 voters “received deliberately misleading calls aimed at suppressing nonConservative votes.” Perhaps that’s why the Harper Cons scheduled the most damning robocalls report during the Budget 2012 lockdown. Their response to that report was,

in my opinion, to desperately try to minimize its importance. So I was surprised when Hiebert mentioned his party is “actively assisting” Elections Canada to solve this crime. The ruling party just slashed the Elections Canada budget, and we all know how the Conservatives like to co-operate with EC people, like suing them until they have to admit guilt. I’m sure they’ll get along really well again this time. Larry Colero, White Rock Q An open letter to MP Russ Hiebert. Unfortunately my question as submitted was not answered, so I will restate. (Voter fraud met by silence, May 10 letters.) Fact: Elections Canada has confirmed that 200 ridings were targeted by robocalls that falsely directed voters to the wrong polling station in the last federal election. Fact: Elections Canada has traced a computer from the Conservative campaign in Guelph, Ont., to the account that paid for the robocalls. Agreed, the “whodunit” could well prove to be isolated to a few individuals. And I’d also like to state for the record that in no way do I believe that this riding was targeted. However, my point is, it is possible

voter wishes aren’t accurately represented in the government, and the only way to right any wrongdoing is to hold byelections in all targeted ridings – yes, even the ones won by Liberals and NDP. Mr. Hiebert, in the immortal words of Public Safety Minister Vic Toews, you can either stand with us – in this case, the voters – or you can stand with the cheaters. Richelle Benoit, Surrey

Legalizing pot only a next step Editor: Another attempt by Vancouver council and others to push for legalization of marijuana. Such a moronic hypothesis lacks fundamental credibility to read. I had done research in the early 1990s comparing revenue received from alcohol – a legal drug – sales versus the cost in dollars, not to even touch on social costs of addiction. The cost to society of alcohol legalization was five times all revenue gained – $500 million in receipts and $2.5 billion then.

The screaming of academic pot advocates and their minions in government can be heard. The government of Canada is like a human body which has been fighting a virus or bacteria in terms of the pot advocates for years. It has not been a war on drugs any more than the Criminal Code declares a war on theft over or under $5,000. Why not legalize that too? I pity the many dedicated and hardworking addiction counsellors if such a thing were to come to pass. Legalization is nothing more than a social experiment which would affect all our children and their children for many years. Those who choose to traffic in drugs would find other illicit endeavours, I am sure, if their products were legal. Most people I know and associate with do not do illegal acts, at least not to my knowledge. Why not legalize heroin, methamphetamine and its derivatives, PCP and all manner of other drugs? Oh wait, that would mean ultimate legalization of homicide, too, as we have lost the war on that as well. Jim Simpson, Surrey

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Digital records far from cheaper e-mail: An open letter to South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale MP Russ Hiebert. In both my capacity as archivist for the community of White Rock and as a Canadian citizen concerned for the documentary heritage of Canada, I am greatly concerned about the recent funding cuts resulting in the elimination of the National Archival Development Program. The support that the NADP has provided for small archives everywhere in Canada – including White Rock – is extremely valuable. In 1993, the White Rock Museum & Archives was organized according to Canadian Archival standards with the support of the Archives Association of B.C. under the auspices of the NADP. What this means is that the records of the past entrusted to us by the people of White Rock are stored and indexed in the best possible way. Without the NADP, this would not have been possible. Over my years as archivist for the WRMA – since 2004 – I have taken 15 courses and seminars provided by the AABC instructing me on best practices for storage, indexing and providing access to the archival material in our collection. Also, the consultants who

have been made available to me time and again through the AABC, and the NADP, are world-class and will be greatly missed by our organization if these funding cuts are not reversed. One of the reasons the federal government implemented these funding cuts seems to be the belief that digitization of conventional records – such as paper documents and photographs – will reduce costs and staff requirements in archives. This could not be further from the truth. Anyone with a modicum of knowledge on the subject knows that digital records are extremely expensive to store and maintain and are not a suitable surrogate for other forms of media. Unfortunately, it seems the important role of archivists and archives in Canadian communities is unclear to some members of the Canadian government. I urge you to speak with your colleagues to make them understand the great danger the loss of the NADP presents to the documentary heritage of small communities across Canada, like White Rock. Hugh Ellenwood, White Rock Museum & Archives


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/ 5 Pay-parking mulled WANTED: 30 visitors do not pay after 8 p.m. While it’s estimated the changes to Exploring construction of a parkade the off-season would cost the city and offering non-residents a parking about $44,000 in parking revenues decal for the off-season were among annually, it’s believed revenue from a slew of suggestions scheduled to a non-resident decal program would come to White Rock council Monday, help recoup the loss. as ways of addressing parking The task force suggested concerns on the city’s waterthe decals could be sold for front. $175 plus tax, and that the The recommendations – program offer buyers stays of considered after Peace Arch up to four hours at a time. News’ press deadline Mon“The financial impacts to day afternoon – were among the city are difficult to pre26 developed by members dict, however, it was recogof the Mayor’s Pay Parking nized there is a market for Task Force, which was estabsuch a program and it is a lished in February to explore good incentive to attract options for the waterfront Sherri Wilson more visitors to the waterMorissette and surrounding area. front during the off-season,” BIA executive The move followed a notes a report authored by director December call for eliminaSandra Kurylo, the city’s tion of winter parking fees director of financial services on Marine Drive by the city’s Business and one of 11 task force members. Improvement Association. The city currently charges $1/hour At the time, BIA executive director from Nov. 1 to Feb. 28, and $3/hour Sherri Wilson Morissette told coun- for the balance of the year. cil it didn’t make sense to charge for It has, for years, struggled to find parking during the winter when sev- a pay-parking equation that satisfies eral malls a short drive away do not. the majority. But instead of free winter parking, While the task force did not sugthe task force recommended extend- gest increasing the peak-season fee, it ing the off-season to six months (Nov. did recommend the city explore pro1 to April 30), increasing the hourly moting alternate ways of getting to fee from $1 to $1.50 and implement- the waterfront, including transit and ing pay-parking hours that are con- hillside walkways, as well as a possisistent year-round, from 10 a.m. to ble partnership with the Semiahmoo midnight. First Nation to make their parking lot Under the current system, winter part of the solution. Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

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Surrey Board of Trade honours top 25 under 25 Kevin Diakiw Black Press

Surrey’s most outstanding youth are being recognized this week by the Surrey Board of Trade. Surrey’s Top 25 under 25 are being honoured tonight (Tuesday) at Eaglequest Golf Course during a dinner event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event will celebrate the initiatives of Surrey’s youth under the age of 25. The winners were chosen based upon an analysis of their business or community achievements, leadership ability, community involvement, professional achievements and uniqueness of their business or community projects. “Their community and entrepreneurial spirit were showcased through their nominations,” said Anita Huberman, CEO of the Surrey Board of Trade. “We have amazing talent in these winners who will take our businesses now and in the future to amazing heights.” The board of trade has been reaching out to Surrey’s youth for some time, Huberman added. “At the Surrey Board of Trade, it is in our mandate to grow our business community by instilling in our youth entrepreneurial support and spirit – and for them to be an active part of Surrey.” The winners are: • Afraj Gill, GammaSocial Inc. & ASHA (Advocates for Social Heritage Awareness), age 20; • Alisa Zukanovic, Voices United (age not provided); • Andrea Danyluk, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, 23; • Brendan Graham, Surrey School District, 23; • Brock Courneya, XNS Technology Group Inc. (age not provided);

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Cherie Wilson, Scott Booth and Troy Derrick are gearing up for Revive ‘em & Drive ‘em, a show they describe as a traditional hot rod/ motorcycle and music event with a modern twist. Tracy Holmes photo

Revive ’em and Drive ’em event set for June 2

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cott Booth may be a White Rock firefighter, but he learned early in life what truly flames his passion. “I should have been born in time to be a pilot for World War II and then live the hotrod scene of the ‘50s,” said Booth, shortly after parking his 1931 Roadster. “That’s when I belong.” For Troy Derrick, a Surrey RCMP constable, the vintage craving that led to the nickname “Hambone” and his perch on an 883 Harley Sportster is a natural progression from the skateboarder lifestyle he once lived – non-conformist, yet still accessible. Not to mention the ultimate destiny of the majority: “somehow, we always manage to

turn into our parents, whether we like it or not,” he said with a grin, noting the hobby reminds him of his dad. The pair – who became friends through the common interest and membership with the Blacktop Bombers car and motorcycle club – have teamed up with Langley photographer Cherie Wilson (of Cherrybomb Photography) to further share what drives them, with a hot rod/ motorcycle and pin-up show they’ve planned for June 2, 2 p.m. at the Pacific Inn. More than 130 enthusiasts have signed on to participate in Revive ’em & Drive ‘em, envisioned as a “back-to-the-basics, traditionalist car show and evening social with like-minded promoters, vendors and participants that are looking for a good time with good people.”

“It’s about coming and having fun, listening to the bands,” said Booth, who also represents show co-presenter, Wicked Customs Rod Shop. “The deal with our club is no attitude, no macho bullshit.” The event name is derived from car club members’ interest in reviving and driving “the fixer-uppers, the unappreciated more doors, the often-discarded, oddball makes and models and even the rusty field-finds.” They want to promote the do-it-yourself mentality and “work-in-progress drivers,” with a focus on quality, not quantity. As example, Derrick describes his Sportster as “a Frankenstein” – among many modifications, it boasts Triumph parts and bars he got for $20 at a swap meet. To keep with the theme, classic-car

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Sukhmeet Sachal gives back to community in variety of ways

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As a child, on each of his birthdays, young Sukhmeet Sachal went to Pingalwara near Amritsar in India to donate his gifts to kids in need. Poor, abandoned and mentally disabled children call the Pingalwara Charitable Society home. Sachal was struck by what he saw. “The first time I went, I was in shock that people are different like this,” Sachal says. “It made me realize how people around the world are living and I can make a change.” For Sachal, the seed had been planted for the Sikh practice known as seva (selfless service). In Grade 3, he and his family came to Surrey, and Sachal soon began applying those principles here. In Grade 7, he joined the Royal Canadian Air Cadets, a youth group that involves a lot of volunteerism and fundraising for the less fortunate. After that, there was no stopping Sachal, who is now 17. He ventured into the debate club, the Global Awareness Club, iDEAS 36 (student leadership), student council and the Cure for Cancer Club. He also started Students Without Borders, which has raised $5,000 to build a well in Kenya, as well as distributing food to the less fortunate. The work continues on another well and even more food distribution. Then, on Father’s Day in 2009, when two teens were killed by their stepfather, Sachal moved to help organize an empowerment night at his school – Tamanawis Secondary – to end domestic violence. The list of his work continues. All the while he remained undistracted from his studies at Tamanawis, where he holds a 4.0

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Sukhmeet Sachal was honoured by the Better Business Bureau. Grade Point Average. Sachal recently caught the attention of the Better Business Bureau (BBB), which awarded him the Student Ethics Award on May 15. The $2,250 scholarship is awarded to a student with the greatest dedication, integrity, and academic excellence. “Sukhmeet showed true leadership and is wise beyond his years,” said Lynda Pasacreta, BBB president and CEO. “Not only did Sukhmeet meet our academic requirements, he also put in nearly 1,600 hours of his own personal time to take the lead in a wide range of activities that have positive local and even global impacts.”

Sachal’s plans are to study sciences at university, then become a medical doctor. “My long-term goal is to then apply my knowledge and serve alongside Doctors Without Borders to provide for those lacking in basic medical care in underprivileged areas,” he says. Sachal says he gets his drive to give back from his parents, who are also involved with non-profit initiative. As to how he finds any free time to be a 17-year-old, Sachal says there’s plenty of time for that. He describes himself as a compulsive planner, who schedules both his work and his free time.


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Police ramp up enforcement With summer just around the safe summer for residents and corner, Surrey RCMP is once visitors alike, the Surrey RCMP’s again ramping up efforts to keep Neighborhood Liaison Units, the city’s parks safe. City of Surrey bylaws The Mounties typi- ❝We understand that officers and commucally see a rise in volunteers will the students want nity noise complaints, not only enforce the mischief, public con- to celebrate… we laws, but also facilisumption of alco- just want to ensure tate information and hol and other illegal prevention sessions that they do so activities in parks as to the public. responsibly.❞ the warmer weather Some of these sesSgt. Drew Grainger draws citizens to outsions involve officers Surrey RCMP door activities. visiting local high But, “while the schools to speak to majority of people will abide by the 2012 graduates about alcohol the City of Surrey’s park by-laws, and drug abuse, as well as some there are often a small number of of the bylaw fines associated with individuals who do not,” said Sgt. these activities in parks. Drew Grainger. “We understand that the stuTo promote an enjoyable and dents want to celebrate. As offi-

cers, we just want to ensure that they do so responsibly and safely,” Grainger said. City of Surrey parks are closed from dusk to dawn. Anyone found in a park between those hours could be fined $200. Those found in possession of open liquor or consuming alcohol in a park could be fined up to $230. For off-leash dogs, the fine is $200. As part of the summer enforcement effort, Surrey police will also be working with their White Rock counterparts and the CN Police to patrol the railway and beach areas in an effort to prevent trespassing on the railway, public intoxication, underage consumption of liquor and illegal beach fires.

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FUEL FOR FITNESS Professional athletes, and everyday active adults alike, have special dietary needs to achieve and maintain peak athletic performance. At the foundation of it all is what we eat from one day to the next. Laying groundwork for a healthy diet is effective in supplying the body with what it needs to perform. Fuelling the body for fitness is much like maintaining a vehicle; running on empty or using the wrong kind of fuel won’t take us very far. But if we plan for pit-stops and give our bodies a steady flow of premium fuel—healthy sources of protein, carbohydrates and fats—we set ourselves up for success. Timing pit-stops is important to a healthy diet, while regular re-fuelling supplies the body with the calories necessary for physical activity. The first pit-stop of the day should be within about an hour of waking. This is the opportunity to break the fast with breakfast, giving the metabolism the jump-start it needs. After pit-stop number one, additional fuel breaks are recommended about every 3 – 4 hours to prevent overeating due to excessive hunger. Here is an example of a pit-stop schedule that’s easy to follow: breakfast at 6:00am, a snack at 9:30am, lunch at 12:00pm, a snack at 3:00pm and finally dinner at 6:00pm. When it comes to breakfast, the body may have difficulty handling a lot of food. The trick is to start small: mix a 1/2cup of yogurt with sliced strawberries or a handful of nuts and seeds with a banana. After a couple of weeks, the body will adjust and will be able to handle a more substantial dose of fuel first thing in the morning. Once breakfast is out of the way, strive to meet regular snack and meal times by planning ahead. Pack your own delicious foods wherever you go, and if you have trouble remembering 13

to eat throughout the day, set an alarm that will prompt you to eat regularly. In combination with pit-stops, there are three vital components for fuelling the body—protein is one of them. The body breaks down protein into building blocks that can be rearranged to repair or build up muscles, immune cells, skin, hair and more. Eating protein at all meals and snacks gives you a sense of fullness and satisfaction without having to overeat. Healthy whole sources of protein ideal for meal times include legumes like beans and lentils, soy products like tofu and tempeh, eggs, lean meats, fish, seafood, nuts, seeds and dairy products. Snackable proteins include hummus, a boiled egg, a handful of nuts or seeds, marinated tofu skewers, poached fish or plain Greek yogurt. Carbohydrates are the second component for re-fuelling. They are the preferred fuel for the cells of our body—and the only fuel for certain cells such as premature red blood cells and nerve cells. Consuming carbohydrates supplies the body with sustained energy and can prevent fatigue as well as mood swings. Trendy diets promise weight loss and a healthier body by eliminating carbohydrates from the diet, but that’s not a realistic solution for healthy living. Instead, focus on cutting out refined grain products like white bread, white pasta and white rice as well as added sugar in the form of baked goods, candies, juice, sodas and sweetened yogurts. Our bodies do best with healthy carbohydrate sources that come in the form of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, legumes and dairy products. It’s easy to make the switch to healthy carbohydrates: choose sprouted grain bread over white bread, whole grain crackers over snack crackers, brown rice or quinoa over white rice and whole fruit over fruit juice. And remember, the closer the food is to its original state, the better it is for us.

The third main component of complete fuel for our bodies is healthy fat, which provides additional energy, cushions our organs and facilitates the absorption of essential nutrients such as vitamins A, D, E and K. While moderating fat intake is recommended, cutting out fat all together would be deadly. Instead, cut back on unhealthy saturated fats (found in dairy products, most meats and certain tropical oils such as coconut oil) and trans fats (found in hydrogenated margarine and many prepared foods such as chips, crackers, pastries, French fries and donuts). Replace unhealthy fats by using nut butter or avocado as a spread or relying on healthy extra-virgin olive oil for home cooking. What it comes down to is that our bodies need regular doses of premium fuel to be healthy and best prepared for everyday activity and fitness. And it’s easy to get this from whole food sources that we periodically eat throughout the day. Then, whether you’re a Tour De White Rock star or everyday active adult, you still win.

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I so often hear stories about how Peace Arch Hospital has changed someone’s life, and how the staff and volunteers have been exceptional. One patient summed it up nicely when he said, “They cared for me with utmost professional courtesy and passion and made me feel like a guest rather than a burden, a number or a patient.”



Thank you, wonderful Peace Arch Hospital!

We have something very special at Peace Arch Hospital. Our hospital is large enough to attract top medical professionals and to offer a good range of services. And it’s small enough to offer care in a setting where people know each other. In the Outpatient Unit, a team of 16 surgeons and GPs perform more than 4,500 procedures a year, including colonoscopies, cataract surgery, removing skin cancers and much more. If you are referred to that unit, you’ll likely meet Nancy Molloy. She is a porter at the Hospital, and smoothly moves patients to and from the Unit with a cheerful greeting and a broad smile. If you need a CT scan, Corinne Plamondon will make sure you are prepped and ready for your time under the scanner.

Amy, Darryl, Trevor (14 yrs. old), Kevin (heart baby 10 yrs. old), Lily (6 yrs. old), Harrison (2 yrs. old)

My name is Amy, and I have had four babies at the Maternity Unit at Peace Arch Hospital (PAH).

was so quick.

When my second baby was born, he was diagnosed with a congenital heart disease called Aortic Stenois. However, if it weren’t for keen ears from the nurses and doctors, who picked up a murmur sound in his heart during routine vital checks, we would never have known of the condition until something serious happened to him.

The birth of my last baby was eventful and one that the nurses won’t soon forget. The baby and I were being closely monitored for heartbeats, movements and contractions while in labor. Suddenly, there was no heartbeat coming through the monitors. I have never in my life seen a team of nurses and doctors rush so quickly from all ends of the Maternity Unit. It was all hands on deck to make sure this baby was safe and wasn’t in any distress. Thankfully -- because of the knowledge that the staff have, quick response and general instincts that they all possess – my son was born with few complications. Today he is a healthy two year old!

He is now 10 years old and has undergone two open-heart surgeries with more to come in the future.

My family is very thankful for the fantastic staff and wonderful treatment we’ve received at Peace Arch Hospital.

Thankfully the next baby was a healthy baby girl. Hers was a very speedy delivery, with one of the nurses having to deliver her because this baby

Amy Gagnon

My mother is a nurse at PAH in the Maternity Unit, so we have a family connection to this hospital. My first birthing experience was pretty average and normal. Our baby was healthy and we received excellent care.

If you’re having a baby, you’ll go to the Maternity Unit on the third floor where Rhonda James has worked since 1988. The babies she helped deliver when she started nursing are now returning to have babies of their own. Those who fall and break a leg, have a heart attack, or are in a car accident may be treated by Dr. Yoshitomi. He has been working in our ER for more than 20 years. If you see red when you arrive at the Hospital and are not looking at the sign above the Emergency Department, you are likely seeing Marie Rougeau, the hospital’s volunteer resources manager, and her team of volunteers (who are dressed in red vests so they are easy to spot). They offer a welcoming hello, help patients find their way, and have an amazing ability to be exactly where you need them when you need them. When you stop by the gift shop for a card or a present, you may be greeted by Debbi Anderson, president the Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary Society, which runs the gift shop. Visit the Foundation office on a Monday morning, you’ll find Gayleen Marshall, our office volunteer, answering phones, filing and making sure the hospital’s waiting rooms are well stocked with the Foundation’s brochures and magazines. Peace Arch Hospital is a community hospital, a community of people who care for each other. That’s why I heart Peace Arch Hospital.

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Stay active in your golden years with hobbies Whether retirement is on the horizon or has already begun, more free time equates to an increased opportunity to fill your days with enjoyable activities. Individuals facing busy schedules are often forced to push hobbies to the sidelines, as more pressing things, such as a job, household responsibilities and parenting tasks, are accomplished. Once retirement arrives, a newfound freedom in your schedule may occur, and there can be plenty of hours to devote to the hobbies and pastimes you find enjoyable. According to research, hobbies can have many benefits. They may serve as an emotional outlet or a way to relax. Hobbies can keep the mind and hands active. They also allow for quiet time and mind wandering – which

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lifestyles Thursday ■ Storytelling with local author Ben Nuttall-Smith May 31 at the Pelican Rouge Coffee House in White Rock’s Central Plaza. Free. 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. ■ White Rock Hiking Club hikes on Thursdays from April to September. New club members are welcome to join. ■ White Rock Drum Circle Thursdays, 1-2 p.m., White Rock Community Centre, Hall B, 15154 Russell Ave. Drop in: $3.

■ Antique Road Show June 16 at Ocean Park Day. To make an appointment, call 604-531-8772 or email ■ LEGO: Myths and Muses Greek mythology told with amazing LEGO® creations. On display June 30 until Sept. 14, Surrey Museum, 17710 56A Ave.

en’s Probus Club for retired and semiretired professional/business women. 1:30 p.m. Cranley Hall, 2141 Cranley Drive. Speaker: Rob Costanzo, City of Surrey, on “Where does my garbage go?” Club information: 604-531-8593. ■ Potluck Party May 30 at Elks Lounge, 1469 George St. 4:30 to 8 p.m. Music by Braidwater. Admission free with potluck. Info: 604-538-4016 or visit ■ Loving an Addict, Loving Yourself May 30 at White Rock Community Centre from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Workshop sponsored by Sources Communtiy Resources Society and the City of Surrey featuring author Candace Plattor. Contact,


■ White Rock Farmers’ Market Sundays until Oct 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Miramar Village Plaza, rain or shine. Info: www.whiterockfarmersFriday ■ Fun fair at Jessie ■ World Ocean Day Lee Elementary School June 3. Guided beach June 8, 4 to 8 p.m. 2064 and bird walks, 11 a.m. 154 St. Rides, games, to 3 p.m. at Blackie cakewalk, prizes, and a Spit Park, east end of concession. McBride St., Crescent ■ 5th Annual Summer Beach. Hosted by city of Sizzle Poker Run for Surrey and the Friends of Semiahmoo Juvenile Diabetes on June 15 and 16 Bay Society. at Barnes Harley-Davidson, 8859 201 Monday St., from 4 to 8 p.m. Register: www. ■ Retiring? White Rock library hosts a Service Canada talk about retireSaturday ment and pensions. June 11, 7 p.m. at 15342 Buena Vista Ave. ■ Crafty Affaire Spring Market June 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m,. Elgin Hall, 14250 Tuesday Crescent Road. Admission $2. ■ Seniors Come Share Society ■ Grand Opening Semiahmoo Arts caregivers support group every Council June 2, 4 to 7 p.m. at new Tuesday (9:30-11 a.m.) and Thursday location, 14600 North Bluff Rd. (to the (10-11 a.m.). Contact: Andrea, 604right of Centennial arena). Drinks, 531-9400, ext. 27. food and dance plus live music by the ■ Mature Driving Workshop June Adrian Michael combo. 12 (and June 25) at White Rock ■ Emergency Services Open House Community Centre 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on June 9 at White Rock RCMP/Fire Presented with ICBC. Call 604-541Department from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 2231 to register. ■ Chinese Language Talent Show by Wednesday preschool-aged to Grade 11 students, June 16, 10:30 a.m. to noon at E&E ■ Trail Walk with Friends of the Education Centre, 2265 152nd St. Free. Semiahmoo Heritage Trail May Info: 604-288-8832 or 778-858-9294. 30, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Meet at the

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…on the Semiahmoo Peninsula

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Yale’s Spencer Miller straight-arms a Semiahmoo Totems player during the Fraser Valley third-place game May 17 in Abbotsford. Both Yale and Semiahmoo lost their first-round provincial contests last Saturday, as Semi fell to St. George’s and Yale lost to Lord Byng.

Rugby rivals set to play in B.C. quarter-finals; Semi knocked out in first round

Mariners, Saints set for rematch were able to do that.” All 16 teams were in action Saturday, as the The Earl Marriott Mariners senior boys first day of provincials were staged at locales rugby team has a quarter-final date with an throughout the province. In other AAA old foe Wednesday, after an impressive win games, the 12th-seeded Semiahmoo Totems last weekend in the first round of BC lost to St. George’s 82-5, thus setting High School AAA Rugby Champiup Wednesday’s quarter-final tilt. onships. Earlier this season, the Mariners Saturday at Vancouver Island’s lost 28-23 to St. George’s, and in the Brentwood College, the fifth-seeded first round of B.C. championships Mariners knocked off No. 12 Cowlast year, Marriott upset the higherichan by a 61-0 score and now move seeded Saints to advance. on to face the No. 4 seed St. George’s “We have an awesome rivalry with Saints tomorrow at Abbotsford’s them. It seems like every year for Rotary Stadium. the last four, we’ve played them at “That was probably our best win Adam Roberts least once or twice, and every game of the season, the most comprehenis decided by four or five points,” sive,” said Earl Marriott coach Adam Mariners coach Roberts said. Roberts. If the Mariners are to send the “The province is becoming a lot more com- Saints marching from contention for a secpetitive – the No. 6 seed lost to the No. 11 ond year in a row, they’ll not only have to on Saturday, and Yale (No. 9) lost to eight, so continue scoring like they did against Cowthere’s no easy ones. You’ve got to make sure ichan – early and often – but also have to play you’re coming out of the gate strong, and we tight defensively. Nick Greenizan Sports Reporter

The Mariners have not allowed a point in their last two games, shutting out the Robert Bateman Timberwolves in the Fraser Valley final before Saturday’s result at Brentwood College. “It’s huge. We’ve been preaching defence to our guys all season, and now they’ve really stepped up and it’s nice to see,” Roberts said. “Against Cowichan, we defended our goal line really well. We were strong across the board.” Roberts was especially pleased with the defensive play of locks Doug Fairbank and Grade 11 Kai Duchnycz. “Kai was coming forward and stuffing everyone at the goal line. Him and Doug, they were our engine back there,” the coach said. Roberts also said Ian McMaster had “his best game of the season,” and helped EMS jump out to an early lead – the Mariners scored three times in the first seven minutes. “Every time we touched the ball, we were electric… if we catch a team sleeping, we can have a go at anyone,” Roberts said.

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With a victory Saturday over Nelson’s L.V. Rogers Secondary, the Southridge Storm have already guaranteed that they’ll at least tie the school’s best-ever performance at BC High School AA Rugby Championships. The Storm, seeded 10th in the 16-team tourney, defeated No. 7 L.V. Rogers 28-7 last weekend in Kelowna, meaning they can finish no worst than eighth in the province, tying a school-best mark. They now face their toughest test of the season – a quarter-final date with No. 2-seeded Brentwood College Wednesday in Abbotsford. Storm coach Paul Doig called his squad “a heavy underdog” heading into the match, adding that Brentwood is good enough to give most of the province’s top AAA teams a run for their money. “They’re strong, ❝It’s all about for sure, and we’re realistic, but it’s all confidence, about confidence, and and we have we have that now after that now.❞ our win in Kelowna,” he said. Paul Doig The winner of Southridge Wednesday’s match will move on to the final four bracket, while the loser will battle for positions five through eight. Against Rogers, the Storm – who have a Grade 11-heavy roster – got tries from Sean Quinn, Max Ferguson and Alex Dobbie, while Grade 10 fullback Tim Stephens had 13 points, with three penalty kicks and two conversions. Southridge’s man-of-the-match was prop Anaahat Dhanju, who Doig said “just dominated in the scrummaging.” Southridge has not played Brentwood this season, but lost to them in the first round of provincials last year, 50-7. “But it’s a different crew for us this time,” noted Doig, who added that his team will need to play a speed game against their much-bigger opponents if they are to enjoy any success. “We have a lot of skill, just not a lot of size, and Brentwood has both. They probably have guys up front who outweigh our guys by 20, 30 even 40 pounds, so we’re going to have to move the ball to our backs and get them running.” The game kicks off at 11 a.m. - Nick Greenizan

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Tea in the Garden Fri, June 8 | 12:00pm-2:00pm | Reg.#4290595 | Free Join us for tea in the beautiful gardens at Bear Creek Park. This afternoon tea will feature informative garden tours, led by City of Surrey staff. Between tours enjoy a cup of tea and delicious treats while listening to some entertainment. Shuttle bus available upon request and for a charge. Pre-registration required.

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Victorious at Fraser Valleys Earl Marriott Secondaryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Grade 8/9 girls soccer team are champions of the Fraser Valley, after a 2-1 victory over Langleyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Brookswood Bobcats Thursday at South Surrey Athletic Park. Marriott â&#x20AC;&#x201C; which has a roster made up solely of Grade 8s while Brookswood field an all-Grade 9 squad â&#x20AC;&#x201C; fell behind 1-0 early on a Brookswood first-half goal, but battled back just before halftime on a goal from Savanna Tsuruda, who was set up on a nice pass from teammate Lauren Hamilton. In the second half,

EMS sweeper MariePhilippe LaRocheNadeau helped anchor the South Surrey schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s defence, which held the fort until Cali Burgin put Earl Marriott up 2-1 with just 15 minutes left in the game. The victory for Earl Marriott capped an undefeated season for the Grade 8 girls. In semifinals, which were held May 22, EMS defeated Delview 2-1, and in quarter-finals, beat Langleyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s R.E. Mountain 3-0, with goals from Emily Dobson, Lauren Jennings and Georgia Cavannah. - Nick Greenizan


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............... HEALTHY LIFESTYLES • EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY • SAFETY ............... All participants registered in the Conference will receive a

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PROTECT YOURSELF! POWERS OF ATTORNEY & JOINT ACCOUNTS 4295450 11:00am-12noon OLD AGE SECURITY BENEFITS 101: THE BASICS 4295459 9:45am-10:45am INTRODUCTION TO BIRDWATCHING 4295449 9:45am-10:45am 4295770 1:30pm-2:30pm WELCOME FITNESS SAMPLER 4295486 9:45am-10:45am “EVERYDAY WATERCOLOUR PAINTING 4295463 9:45am-12:00pm 4295483 1:30pm-2:30pm “COMMUNITY GARDENS TO KITCHENS” 4295464 11:00am-12:00pm 4295482 1:30pm-2:30pm

This event is brought to you through the support of, City of Surrey Seniors Advisory and Accessibility Committee Union of British Columbia Municipalities – Seniors Housing and Support Initiative Surrey Seniors Planning Table (funded by United Way of Lowermainland)

HEALTHY DIGESTION FOR SENIORS 4295460 11:00am-12:00pm 4295465 1:30pm-2:30pm



UNDERSTANDING ARTHRITIS 4295462 11:00am-12:00pm

Door Prizes!

TRAVEL SMART FOR SENIORS 4295461 1:00am-12:00pm 4295466 1:30pm-2:30pm ZUMBA DANCE! 4295487

Transportation is available!



CANADA PENSION PLAN 101: THE BASICS 4295467 2:45pm-3:45pm

Full Lunch Menu Available


To register for workshops


SHUTTLE SCHEDULE Shuttle service going to Seniors' Conference at Fleetwood Community Centre CHUCK BAILEY
























* = wheelchair accessible

Shuttle sponsored by Enjoy Tours.

S O U T H S U R R EY P R E S C H O O L 2 01 2 - 2 01 3 Fall Preschool spaces are still available! Register now for the full year - September 2012 to June 2013 with monthly payment options available. Parent Participation field trip opportunities will be a part of the programs. Social Recreation Year Long Licensed

Pre-K Year Long Licensed

Preschool Social Recreation programs are based on responsive curriculum where the educators offer an exciting, reflective program based on children’s interests. Our approach focuses on the five areas of healthy child development: social, emotional, physical, creative and cognitive. Based on our responsive approach, programs include a wide variety of learning opportunities, open ended activities, free play and exploration. Must be toilet trained. All children must be 3 years old by December 31 of the current school year to enrol. 102 Sessions $1,656.50 3yrs 4285908 M, W, F Sep 10 9:15am-11:45am 74 Sessions $1,202 3yrs 4285907 Tu, Th Sep 11 9:15am-11:45am Meridian Centre 102 Sessions $1,893.25 3yrs 4285905 M, W, F Sep 10 9:00am-12:00pm 74 Sessions $1,373.50 3yrs 4285906 Tu, Th Sep 11 9:00am-12:00pm South Surrey Recreation Centre

Pre-Kindergarten programs are based on responsive curriculum where the educators offer an exciting, reflective program based on children’s interests. Our approach focuses on the five areas of healthy child development: social, emotional, physical, creative and cognitive. Building on our responsive approach, our PreKindergarten programs supports children in continued exploration, free play, open ended activities and learning opportunities as they prepare to enter Kindergarten. All children must be 4 years old by December 31 of the current school year to enrol. 102 Sessions $1,893.25 4yrs 4286023 M, W, F Sep 10 12:30pm-3:30pm 74 Sessions $1,373.50 4yrs 4286024 Tu, Th Sep 11 12:30pm-3:30pm Meridian Centre 102 Sessions $1,893.25 4yrs 4286021 M, W, F Sep 10 12:45pm-3:45pm 74 Sessions $1,373.50 4yrs 4286022 Tu, Th Sep 11 12:45pm-3:45pm South Surrey Recreation Centre

Social Recreation Year Long Licensed (Extended hours)

Pre-K Year Long Licensed (Extended Hours)

Our extended hours program children will benefit from additional time to explore and build on their experiences. All children must be 3 years old by December 31 of the current school year to enrol. 74 Sessions $1,802.75 3yrs 4286081 Tu, Th Sep 11 9:30am-1:30pm South Surrey Recreation Centre

Our extended hours program children will benefit from additional time to explore and build on their experiences. All children must be 4 years old by December 31 of the current school year to enrol. 74 Sessions $2,146 4yrs 4287100 Tu, Th Sep 11 9:15am-2:15pm Elgin Centre

South Surrey Recreation Centre 14601 - 20 Avenue 604-592-6970


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INDEX IN BRIEF FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS . . . . . . . . . 1-8 COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS . . . . 9-57 TRAVEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61-76 CHILDREN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80-98 EMPLOYMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102-198 BUSINESS SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . 203-387 PETS & LIVESTOCK . . . . . . . . . . . 453-483 MERCHANDISE FOR SALE . . . . . . 503-587 REAL ESTATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 603-696 RENTALS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 703-757 AUTOMOTIVE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 804-862 MARINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 903-920 27












Wilma June Carter passed away peacefully at Surrey Memorial Hospital with loved ones

She is survived by her companion, Tom, her step-brother Owen, her daughter, Gail, her son, Doug and 3 grandchildren. Wilma loved to travel the world and enjoyed the warmth of the Arizona and Hawaiian sun. A Celebration of Life will take place at Chelsea Gardens, Fireside Lounge on Friday, June 1st from 1:00pm-3:00pm.


Weldon, Shirley Kathleen (nĂŠe Crosby) 1928 - 2012 I have left you now. Remember me fondly and know that I loved you. I lived a wonderful life, the kind a young girl might dream of. I was born in Toronto and had a lot of fun as a kid growing up in Princeton and Vancouver. I did well in school, graduated with honours from UBC, and became a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. I re-entered the work force once my children were selfsufďŹ cient and retired as the assistant to the vice-president at BCIT. I loved all types of recreation, including running, skiing, tennis, boating and especially singing out-of-tune around a campďŹ re. Then I began to forget the words to the songs. In my later years, dementia took over. Some might say I suffered from Alzheimer's. But I didn't. Those who loved me suffered; I simply ebbed. Thanks to the efforts of my loving family, particularly my husband, I was fortunate to complete my life in the comfort of my own home where I had lived for the past 30 years. I am survived by my husband of 58 years Richard Chapman IV; sons Richard Chapman V (Avril) and Gordon Calhoun (Hanh); grandchildren Heather and Derek (Ayako); greatgrandchildren Sarah and Sean, siblings Ann, Louis, Laurence and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. I was predeceased by parents Michael Gabriel (Gabe) and Mary Isabel (Molly); and siblings Lillian, Jim, Patricia, Eleanor and Ken. I requested there be no funeral service. A gathering of family and friends will be held at a later date. In lieu of ďŹ&#x201A;owers, please consider a donation to my friends at the Alzheimer's Society of BC or Dying With Dignity. Their work will go a long way to helping future generations.

DAVIS, Robert Louis Sept. 19, 1921 March 27, 2012 Robert (Bert) Davis, 90, passed away on March 27 at Royal Columbian Hospital.

Bert was born in Elm Springs, Sask. and raised in Wood Mountain. His father, Henry Davis, was a rancher / farmer from Gonzales County, Texas and his mother, Bessie Davis (nee Wilson), was a school teacher from Elk Mountain, South Dakota. As a young boy on the prairies, Bert spent much of his time trapping, hunting, farming and riding on horseback. In 1940 Bert joined the Seaforth Highlanders Regiment. During WWII he served in Canada and Europe. After the war he lived in Edmonton, Alberta where he worked as a professional photographer and real estate appraiser and enjoyed hunting and playing golf and Whist in his spare time. In the early 1970â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s he moved to the Okanagan Valley where he started his own real estate development company and enjoyed birding, camping and fishing. He later retired in the White Rock area and remained active and independent until his last days as a voracious reader and inspirational health enthusiast who always looked forward to playing bridge with his friends.

~ Sale ~ Jewelry, Watch & Designer Collections

Hospice Cottage Thrift Store

1521- 56 St. Tsawwassen

Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulfilling work? PLEA Community Services is looking for qualified applicants who can provide care for youth in their home on a full-time basis or on weekends for respite. Training, support and remuneration are provided. Funding is available for modifications to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door.

SUSANâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S NANNY AGENCY accepting resumes for Childcare, Housekeeping, Elderly care 5 F/T nannies w/cars looking for work, avail now. F/T L/O. Special needs: F/T L/O, 3 children; P/T 3 days/wk. Avail 3 L/I Filipino & 2 L/I European. Male care aide looking for live-in position. Fax 604-538-2636/Ph 538-2624


Saturday, June 2nd 9:30 am to 4 pm



An Earthmoving Company in Alberta is looking for a 3rd year or Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic. You will be part of a team maintaining and servicing our fleet of Cat dozers, graders and rock trucks plus Deere/Hitachi excavators. You will work at our Modern Shop at Edson, Alberta with some associated field work. Call Contour Construction at (780)723-5051

Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628



The Data Entry Clerk must have a strong familiarity with computers and software. The position involves data entry into a database, checking records for duplication and clerical tasks as assigned. Requirements include:


South Surrey Salon looking for exp. mature Hair Stylist with some clientele. Call Mgr at (604)377-9850 flagel - hall


Fast and accurate key boarding skills (50+ WPM). Knowledge of Word, Excel, and some previous experience with databases. Experience related to general administrative duties. Ability to adhere to confidentiality when working with sensitive information. Strong attention to detail. Ability to work in a fastpaced, team environment and adhere to timelines.


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



CRIMINAL RECORD? Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t let it block employment, travel, education, professional, certification, adoption property rental opportunities. For peace of mind & a free consultation call 1-800-347-2540.

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WITNESS NEEDED Accident Thursday May 10th at 8:45pm between Blue Rav 4 and White 4 Door Honda Civic - which left the scene going wrong way on King George Hwy. Please call Bill Morley at 604631-3131

In the spirit of the joy that Bert found in raising a glass with his loved ones, we invite all his friends and family to share a toast in celebration of Bertâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s life. Please come to the Kwomais Lodge, 1367 128 St. Surrey, from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, June 3, 2012.



LOST: GOLD BRACELET, Tues May 22nd. Vic. Windsor Square/ White Spot, 24th Ave. Please call 778-298-7461. LOST: Maui Jim SUNGLASSES at Crescent Beach, Friday evening May 25. 604-535-5975 LOST: Pentax Camera - new, white in green case vic. of central White Rock approx. May 16th. Please call Linda (250)295-7013 or 604-5368931



STAYCATION at Sun Peaks Resort! Spring Special: Stay 6 nights, pay for 4, Vacation rentals Condos/Chalets,1-4 bdrm. Full kitch. F/P, hot tubs. 1-800-811-4588

EXPERIENCED FURNACE AND AIR DUCT CLEANER NEEDED! Well groomed and excellent driving record a must. References required. Please call Ed @ (604)5365229


Be your own boss publishing your own local entertainment / humour magazine. Javajoke publications is offering an exclusive protected license in your area. We will teach you our lucrative proven system, step by step by step to create the wealth that you want. Perfect for anyone FT / PT, from semi-retired to large scale enterprise. Call today to get your no obligation info packet. Toll FREE 1-855-406-1253

his wife of 40 years and the mother of his children Fern Davis (nee Lewis) and his dear friend and companion Maggie Butler.

Cleaner Kings Services hiring F/T & P/T Res./Comm. cleaners. Start @ $10.25/hr. 604-992-9400. Email to:

Please send your resume to Harmen@BCClassiďŹ


He will be missed by his 3 children Garth, Judy & April, his daughter-in-law Tabb, his sonin-law Rick, his grandchildren and their spouses Sarah & Rob, Shane & Shiona, Gina, Keely, Liam, Elliott, Lilly, Lucy, & Jack, and his great-grandchildren Gavin, Charles, Elizabeth, and Justine. He was preceded in death by his daughter Brenda,




An Alberta Construction Company is hiring dozer, excavator and rock truck operators. Preference will be given to operators that are experienced in oilfield road and lease construction. Lodging and meals provided. The work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Call Contour Construction at 780-723-5051.


by her side. She is predeceased by her late husband, Lawrence, and her son, Brad.




CANCEL YOUR TIMESHARE. NO Risk Program STOP Mortgage & Maintenance Payments Today. 100% Money Back Guarantee. FREE Consultation. Call Us NOW. We Can Help! 1-888-356-5248

CARTER, Wilma June June 5, 1930 to May 16, 2012




EXTRA INCOME Earn Extra $ while working from Home. Be Your Own Boss and Set Your Own Hours. Free online training. Help Wanted!!! Make up to $1000 a week Mailing brochures from home! FREE Supplies! Genuine Opportunity! No experience required. Start Immediately!



TRAILER TECHNICIAN NEEDED Full/time flexible hours Contact 1-877-914-0001



$100-$400 CASH DAILY for Landscaping Work! Competitive, Energetic, Honesty a MUST!



GET IN THE GAME! Up to $20/hr Join our Marketing/ Advertising team now Busiest time of the year! Hiring 12 f/t CSR reps Must be outgoing and motivated!

Call Rochelle 604.777.2195







AIRLINES ARE HIRING- Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified- Housing available. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance (877)818-0783 APPLY NOW: Pennywise Scholarship For Women to attend Journalism certificate course at Langara College in Vancouver. Deadline May 30, 2012. More information:




JUNK REMOVAL STAFF Recycle-It! Earth Friendly Junk Removal is looking for clean cut, hard working, energetic people to join our expanding recycling team. If you have a valid class 5 D.L. and are not afraid to work hard in a challenging but, exciting atmosphere please e-mail your resume to KENNEL Attendant req’d for busy boarding kennel. Must be reliable. Exp. an asset. LANDSCAPING / MAINTENANCE person req. part time for the White Rock / S. Surrey area. $15/hr. For more info call (604)835-6000. PART-TIME SHIPPER/TRAFFIC COORDINATOR Black Press requires a Shipper / Traffic Coordinator for 2 full and 2 half shifts each week. Three shifts will be at the Burnaby printing plant and one at the Surrey distribution center. This position organizes and facilitates the movement of newspapers and other delivery items from the printing hall to the bundle delivery drivers. Applicants must have good organizational and interpersonal skills, a current fork lift operators ticket, and be fluent in English. Apply to:

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PHARMACY CLERK. Permanent P/T, Mon-Wed coverage & vacation relief. Best suited for a mature, customer oriented individual with some basic computer and cash handling skills. Please forward resume by fax to: 604-536-6864

Must have a valid ticket. Send resume to:

RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATES F/T & P/T Rochells Jewellers in S.Surrey / White Rock is currently seeking sales staff with 2 years retail sales experience, selling luxury products and possess excellent customer service skills. We offer a professional work environment, competitive wage & bonuses.

STRUCTURLAM PRODUCTS Ltd., located in beautiful Penticton, B.C. is seeking experienced Timber Framers. For more information and to apply, please visit our website @

We thank all those who are interested in this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. >

KIDS AND ADULTS NEEDED FOR CARRIER ROUTES Papers are delivered right to your door. No need to insert flyers either! Deliver 2x a week, after school, Tuesday and Thursday. Call the Circulation Department at 604 538-8223 ext. 14 or email us at:

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wanted by Fuchs Lubricants Co. in Langley to do shipping / receiving, packaging and yard maintenance. Must be physically fit and capable of some heavy lifting and forklift work.

$17/hr. to start immediately + Benefits & Profit Bonus. Email resume to or fax to 604-888-1145

Number of Papers

140 St, 140A St, 141A St, 142 St, 18A Ave, 19 Ave, 19A Ave, 20 Ave, 20A Ave 95 130 St, 130A St, 131A St, 132 St, 22A Ave, 22B Ave, 23 Ave, 23A Ave, 24 Ave 65 132B St, 133A St, 136 St, 12B Ave, 13A Ave, Marine Dr 90 138 St, 139A St, 18A Ave, 18B Ave, 19A Ave. 20 Ave 47 128 St, 137A St, 139 St, 24 Ave, 25 Ave 89 132 St, 135A St, 28 Ave, Balsam Cres, vine Maple Dr, Woodcrest Dr & Pl 85 140A St, 140B St, 141 St, 28 Ave, 28A Ave, 29 Ave, 29A Ave, 30 Ave, 30A & 31A 92 156 St, 156A St, 34 Ave, 36 Ave, 36A Ave, 37 Ave, 37A Ave 101 154 St, 154A St, 34A Ave, 35A Ave, 36 Ave, Rosemary Heights Dr 81 152 St, 153 St, 154 St, 58A Ave, Kettle Creek Cres East & North 118 152 St, 160 St, 164 St, 168 St, 172 St, 176 St, 184 St, 188 St, 190 St, 192 St ,48 Ave, 50 Ave to 59 Ave, 60 Ave, 61 Ave, 64 Ave, 65A Ave, Bell Rd, Colebrook Rd, Old Mclellan Rd 127 63 Ave, N. Boundary Dr, W. Boundary Dr, Boundary Gr, Parktree Cres, Crt & Pl 103 124 St, 125 St, 125A St, 126 St, 126A St, 126B St, 62 Ave, 62A Ave, 62B Ave, 63 Ave, 63A Ave, 64 Ave, Boundary Drive E 164 125 St, 60A Ave, 61 Ave, 61A Ave, 62 Ave, 62A Ave, Boundary Dr E 87 121 St, 122A St, 124 St, 63A Ave, 64 Ave, N. Boundary Dr 143 129B St, 130A St, 131 St, 131A St, 132 St, 60 Ave, 60A Ave, 61 Ave, 62 Ave 106 131 St, 133 St, 133A St, 133B St, 58B Ave, 59 Ave, 59A Ave, 60 Ave 54 121 St, 122 St, 123 St, 58A Ave, 59 Ave 156 132 St, 132A St, 132B St, 133 St, 133B St, 134 St, 62 Ave, 62A Ave, 62B Ave, 63A Ave, 64 Ave 84 132 St, 133 St, 133A St, 133B St, 58B Ave, 59 Ave, 59A Ave, 60 Ave 92 128 St, 128A St, 129A St, 60 Ave, 61 Ave, 62 Ave 53









HANDYMAN will do all odd jobs. Painting, yard work, lawn cutting, etc. $11/hr. Call (778)239-9517.

Please drop off resume at Crescent Beach Bistro, 12251 Beecher St. or call Linda or Wayne 604-531-1882


EXP. SERVERS, COOKS DISHWASHERS & BUSSERS Required for Pelagos Restaurant. Apply in person with resume: 2728 O’Hara Lane. Crescent Beach. 604-538-6102.



CRITICAL CARE RN’s: INTERESTED IN PRIVATE PRACTICE? BioClin Health Care is hiring casual RNs for our private infusion and injection clinics in Coquitlam, Surrey & Vancouver. RNs must have exceptional I.V. skills and critical care experience. Starting salary: $38/hour.

PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc is seeking skilled Formwork Carpenters and apprentices for projects in the GVRD. Good knowledge of commercial construction forming systems/ processes and training in Fall Pro, Scissor Lift an asset. Send resume via fax:


GRAND OPENING! Green Island Relaxation Body Care 604-598-8733 8673A Scott Road

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WAIST AWAY the summer days in a new bathing suit. Get your 1st 9 weeks for $99 - Proven Results! Call Herbal Magic right NOW 1800-854-5176.



Fax resume to: 1-866-276-2589 or email:

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Fax: 604-536-6030 Email:

Press Manager, Abbotsford Press Centre 34375 Gladys Avenue, Abbotsford, B.C. V2S 2H5 Fax: 604-853-2195. No phone calls please e-mail:




Please forward resume

The Abbotsford Press Centre has an opening for a Pressman on our spare board. Web Offset experience a must. Must be available for shift work. References required. Interested applicants should direct their resume to:



WANT TO SEE Scenic BC! Needed Immediately . Experienced Feller Buncher Operator with Chipper Head/Mower to work around Hydro Transmission Lines. Must be willing to travel throughout BC (based out of Vanderhoof). $28-$34 per hour + Benefits. For more info. e-mail: Send Resume to: SBCJOBS Box 1136 Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A0 or Fax: (250) 567-2550


RELIEF FORKLIFT OPERATOR NEEDED South Surrey location. 4-hour shifts, Tuesdays and Thursdays.


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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:



INSTALLERS & HELPERS for SHOWER DOOR & CLOSET ORGANIZER INSTALLATION Surrey’s Leading Glass & Shower Door Company Rahul Glass Ltd. is looking for experienced Full-Time Installers & Helpers. Exciting packages will be offered to those with previous exp. WILLING TO TRAIN. Punjabi speaking is an asset.

Contact Raj 604-710-1581 or fax resume: 604-592-2690


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Our Regional Credit team works out of our Surrey branch providing support to our customers and branches in BC. We are looking for a dynamic individual to fill the role of CREDIT ADMINISTRATOR. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Evaluating customer credit applications, setting limits, collection of A/R, assisting with dispute resolution and account reconciliation. ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: • Strong communication and organizational skills • Business degree / diploma • Desire for career in credit, willingness to enrol in CCP program • Intermediate computer skills including Excel & Word Steve Hewitt, Emco Corporation • 8308 - 129th Street, Surrey, B.C.V3W 0A6 Fax No: (604) 594-5880 • Email:

Ad Control / Reception The Richmond Review has a part-time position for an Ad Controller/Reception. The position requires an organized individual with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced team environment. Strong written and verbal communication skills, knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel applications and attention to detail are also requirements. Responsibilities of the position include booking and trafficking advertising and flyer distribution plus some general office and reception duties. You will be at the centre of the action, contributing to a team of dynamic sales, marketing and creative professionals. This is a position best suited to those who can offer our internal and external customers unparalleled service. The Richmond Review is part of Black Press — Canada’s largest private independent newspaper company with more than 170 community, daily and urban newspapers in B.C., Alberta, Washington State, Ohio and Hawaii, as well as extensive online operations with over 250 websites. Black Press is also a leading commercial printer with 15 printing plants in operation. Interested applicants should send their resumé to: Mary Kemmis, publisher, no later than June 4, 2012. The Richmond Review #1-3671 Viking Way, Richmond, BC, V6V 2J5 No phone calls please.



DROWNING IN DEBTS? Helping Canadians 25 years. Lower payments by 30%, or cut debts 70% thru Settlements. AVOID BANKRUPTCY! Free consultation. or Toll Free 1 877-556-3500

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES Specializing in Private Events! We Come To You! Doing It All, From Set-Up - Clean-Up.

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.



• Home Dinner Parties • Meetings • Funerals • Weddings • B-B-Ques • Birthdays • Anniversaries


Unique Taste, Unique Menus... Gourmet, Customized Menus Tailored To Your Function...

15+ years experience Bookkeeping, payroll, etc

Kristy 604.488.9161

Helen Petre

In exchange for your time, each volunteer will receive:

604 - 897 - 5771 email:


• FREE ADMISSION to all playing venues • 1 complimentary item of event apparel • 1 complimentary meal per volunteer shift worked!


DEBT CONSOLIDATION PROGRAM Helping CANADIANS repay debts, reduce or eliminate interest regardless of your credit!

For more information, visit our website at: www.canadian or contact our office at 604.536.9287 or info@canadianopen And don’t forget to like us on Facebook at: http://www. OpenFastpitch and follow us on Twitter @CdnOpen!

Qualify Now To Be Debt Free 1-877-220-3328 Licensed, Government Approved, BBB Accredited. If you own a home or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS can lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1.800.587.2161.


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

Linda Klitchcy Lega



Benefiting People in Need on the Semiahmoo Peninsula

THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2012 Hazelmere Golf & Country Club, Surrey, BC

• Best Ball Format • Shotgun Start $

175 per Golfer

Includes: • Dinner • Golf Cart • Gift Items • Prizes To register or receive information on sponsorship, pleace contact Robin Wyss at 604-836-7929 or

Presenting Sponsors:

the richmond


Sponsors: Net Proceeds: WRSS Community Foundation

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RANGERS OCEAN PARK APPLIANCE LTD Repairs to all major appliances

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


damaged concrete. Ken 604-532-0662


Call (604)538-9600

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ABS DRYWALL, res. & comm. Quailty workman ship. Boarding, taping, finishing, textured ceiling, renos. Free est. 604-376-1927

Lawn & Garden Care

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

Horticulture Grad. BCIT Qualified - Insured - Experienced

Why Flatten Your Textured & Popcorn Ceilings?


~CHOICE CARPET CLEANING~ Free Estimates. Guaranteed Work! 604-897-6025 (24 hr) 788-688-0117



For all Your Cleaning Needs

Weekly, Biweekly, Monthly Residential & Commercial Services ~ Excellent Rates!! * Licensed * Bonded * Insured

✔ Bathrooms & Kitchens ✔ Basement Suites & Decks ✔ Finishing Work & Mouldings ✔ Small Additions ✔ Conctrete Work FREE ESTIMATES




Dave: 604-862-9379


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

ELECTRICAL • TREE PRUNING • Topping • Hedge Repair • Trimming



*Seniors Disc. *Insured *24 yrs.


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

Jay 604-513-8524

For All Your Property Improvements Cabins, Renovations Fencing, Decking, Railing Barns & other outbuilding constructions Call me if you have any questions!! Jeff MacMillan 604-762-8664

ELECTRICIAN. Licensed. Local. Low cost. Big/small jobs. Renov. & panel change expert. 604-374-0062 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899



MINI excavating, landscaping, hard scaping, skid steer, drainage, driveway removal. No job to small! Mike, 604-657-5800.




6 FT FENCING, Retaining Walls, Blacktop/Concrete driveway’s, Reno’s, Roofing, Bobcat Service. Snow Removal. Gaary Landscaping Call (604)889-8957.

Eric 604-541-1743


PENINSULA Window Washing Gutter Cleaning Pressure Washing

The Fence Guy Ltd


11 AM - 3 PM BLACKIE SPIT PARK (McBride Ave & Wickson Rd.)


604 . 781 . 9110

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

FENCE & DECK INSTALLATIONS Professional Installations for a Great Price!

Mark (778)855-7038

Fully insured with WCB.

RELIABLE Cleaning Lady for White Rock/South Surrey area only. I have been cleaning for eight years and have a couple of available openings for local residents. Please call me if you have any questions. Natalie 778 294 1044


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

YOUR Castle Cleaning Services Guaranteed to give you an excellent quality residential cleaning job. For free estimate please call Marielou at 604-376-2056.


HUDOLIN’S ON HOMES Complete Home Renos

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

ALL JOBS Big or Small. Panels, lighting, plugs, fans, hot tubs etc. Guaranteed work. 604-539-0708 Cell 604-537-1773 (Lic. 26110)

E & M MAINTENANCE WINDOW WASHING D Windows Out & In D Gutters cleaned In & Out D Pressure Washing D Serving W. Rock for over 30 yrs D Lic. & WCB insured. D Free Est. Seniors Discount

283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS GUTTER CLEANING, window cleaning and pressure washing. Over 20 yrs exp. 778-384-4912

#1 QUALITY WORK, Big or sm. Exp. Electrician avail. Reas.rates.604-773-0341. Lic#9902

778-883-4262 CHRISTINE’S CLEANING. Reas. & Honest. You won’t be disappointed. Seniors Disc. Call 604-328-3733.

~ Reasonable Rates ~

Call 778-227-2431

Call Mike 604-671-3312




-- Since 1989 --

So it is lovely & easy to look at, easy to clean & easy to repair. It increases the value of your home.


Lawn Mowing Trimming & Edging Yard Improvements Planting -Gardening/Weeding Yard Clean-up / Care Rubbish Removal




ECONOMASTERS FLOORS Over 20 yrs exp. in floor installation & refinishing. Mark (604)916-2060.



You can

A Cut Above Yard Maintenance SPECIALIZING IN: Power Raking, Aerating Lawn Cutting, Weeding & Pruning White Rock Owned & Operated Since 1992


Hosted by the FRIENDS OF



For more information, call 604.502.6065 or visit our website. 242


ALL Concrete Brick, Block & Stonework. Good job - Good price. Call Enzio (604)594-1960 CONCRETE. Remove & Replace. Specializing in driveway, patios, etc. All types of finishes. FREE Estimates. 604-996-6878.

PLACING & Finishing * Forming * Site Prep, old concrete removal * Excavation & Reinforcing * Re-Re Specialists 32 Years Exp. Free Estimates.



Always! Pwr. raking, grass cutting, fertilizing, hedging, pruning, Rubbish rem. Free Est. 604-230-0627

s (AVE&5.

EVER - GRO LANDSCAPING Weekly - Bi-Weekly. ◆ Lawn / Garden Care ◆ Hedge Trimming ◆ Power Raking ◆ Moss Control. Exc. Rates! 604-780-6079 HILLTOP LANDSCAPING Lawn maint. Gardening. Landscaping and more. 778-840-1431.


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


Call: Rick (604) 202-5184



Tuesday, May 29, 2012, Peace Arch News








Qualified carpenter for all your home improvement needs.

Call (604)506-2817


Haul Anything...

604-536-6620 FAMILY OWNED SINCE 1973


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



✔ Complete Renovations from Start to Finish For a No Obligation Consultation GIVE ROBERT A CALL Cell: 604-290-4964 Eves: 604-535-0603

From 1, 3, 5, 7,10 Ton Trucks Licenced ~ Reliable ~ 1 to 3 Men Free estimate/Seniors discount Residential~Commercial~Pianos





A1 PAINTING Co. Exterior painting & Pressure Washing. Exc prices. Call Inderjit (604)721-0372

S Pruning S Removals S Hedge Trimming

MLG ENTERPRISES All Aspects Landscaping & Garden Solutions

338 OF Home (604)501-9290


#1 IN RATES AND SERVICE. Licensed. Insured. Clogged Drains. No job too small. 778-888-9184.


(778)997-5757, (604)587-5991


Rubbish Removal Household / Construction

FIXIT PLUMBING & HEATING H/W Tanks, Reno’s, Boilers, Furn’s. Drain Cleaning. Ins. (604)596-2841

Single Item to Multiple Loads

We’ll Move it All ~ Free Estimates ~ SENIORS DISCOUNT

Call 604-813-9104

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




CAIRN Terriers. Shots, dewormed. Ready to go to good homes. $650: 604-807-5204.


Forget the Rest Call The Best! Harry 604-617-0864

FILA GUARD DOGS. Excellent Loyal Family Pet, all shots Great Protectors! Ph 604-817-5957.

Call Ian 604-724-6373 Pressure Washing, window cleaning, sidewalks, parking lots, driveways & gutters. WCB.604-833-1462





RELIABLE, SERVICE Seniors Discount

D Conversion from cedar to Asphalt, Shingles, Fibreglass D 30, 40, 50 years Warranty D WCB, BBB, Liability Ins. Free Estimates. Call Gary 604-599-5611 OR Visit


968-0367 THE DOOR DOCTOR For all your door needs working magic with your kitchen cabinets. Exterior - Interior doors and will make fiberglass look like wood. 40 yrs. experience (Insured). Call Wolfgang 778-878-3304

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


(A Division of Stasch Decorating)



PITTBULL PUPPIES. 8 weeks old. 4M & 2 F. Bluenose. Vet checked. $350. each. 604-825-6793 TOY POODLE puppies. 1 apricot, 1 white, both male. Adorable. $700. 778-240-2400 (Cloverdale)



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


.Hayden Painting Family Owned & Operated

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


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



Mainland Roofing Ltd.



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

~ PRO PAINTERS ~ INTERIOR / EXTERIOR Quality Work, Free Estimates

SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240

Member of Better Business Bureau



Family owned & operated. Fully insured. We do Cedar Shakes, conversions, concrete tiles, torchon, fibreglass shingles, restoration & repairs. 20 yr labour warranty. 604-723-2626


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



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

On Time, As Promised, Service Guaranteed!


Please call for more info. 604-230-4244 or 604-501-1531


Andrew 604-618-8585 $ Best Rates $

JUNK REMOVAL Recycled Earth Friendly • Estate Services • Electronics • Appliances • Old Furniture • Construction • Yard Waste • Concrete • Drywall • Junk • Rubbish • Mattresses & More!

Date: Tues. May 29th Time: 2pm & 7pm Location: 2 – 1475 Anderson Street.


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


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



Vincent 543-7776


Estate Auction being held at the Peace Arch Curling Centre in Centennial Park at North Bluff 16 ave & 146 street in White Rock.

Auction Estate Antique Collectable . June 3 @ 1pm at Dodd’s Auction 3311-28 Ave, Vernon. 1-866-545-3259. View photos at



Valley View Memorial Gardens, 2 plots in Garden of Christus, $4000 ea. (250)499-7198

SATURDAY, May 26, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, 948 Kent Street, White Rock. No earlybirds please.

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


UNDER $400

MAHOGANY CEDAR CHEST 1940’s. Price $350. 604-596-4912



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



TOWNHOME #170 ~ 2450 ~ 161A St., Surrey

GLENMORE at Morgan Heights in sunny South Surrey. End unit with spacious open plan, 3 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms, fireplace, island in kitchen. Complex has outdoor pool, hot tub, exercise centre, clubhouse, games room & more $364,900. Steve & Gloria Hamilton RE/MAX Lifestyles Realty 604.467.8881



FAN, Wood and gold coloured, great condition. Stainless steel KITCHEN SINK, 3 basins, (small in middle) (no faucet) Excellent condition. LIGHT FIXTURES, three. Gold/glass, for ceiling (flush against ceiling). HANGING LIGHT, used for entry way, gold & glass. RECLINER CHAIR green (hardly used) North Delta. 604-591-9740


WANTED: Appraisals done - Top Prices Paid-

Please call Tom Douglas Phone/Fax: (604)595-0298 35 years exp.



ALDERGROVE 7 bdrm, 4 bath, 9 yrs old, 2 a/g stes on 1st floor, 4 bdrms up, open concept kitchen with island, crown moldings, south backyrd. RV access. $579,900. Offers. (604)856-4721



Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley



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



1 Plot @ Valley View; Surrey; $5000; beautiful area; very scenic; Maggie 250-768-9790


Antiques & Collectable’s of all sorts.


AAA Auction Ltd.

25 yrs in roofing industry

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.

SAT May 26 9-1. 2 family G sale @ 2110 127A St Baby & kids items, furniture, electronics, something for all, lots of stuff.


Peace Arch Appliance


A1 BATH RENO’S. Bsmt suites, drywall, patios, plumbing, siding, fencing, roofing, landscaping, etc. Joe 604-961-9937 or 604-581-3822


HUGE Multi-family Garage Sale. Douglas Point Townhouse complex. 17516 4th Ave., S. Surrey. (Near truck border) June 2, 10-2. Something for everyone!

18810 - 96th Avenue Surrey

LAB PUPS, Chocolate, $700. vet ch, dew-claws rem. 1st shots, dewormed. qual. lines (604)702-0217 NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or


Balloons, Hot Dogs, Beverages & Prizes!

BORDER COLLIE PUP, male, 13 wks. Registered. Strong trialing & working pedigree. Vet checked. 1st shots. $500. 604-854-6637 Abbts

COCKER SPANIEL Puppies Family raised – pure bred, no papers, $500. (604) 888-0832



Check Out Our Unbelievable Prices & Products on-line at;

BLUE PITBULL Pups genetics/ razoredge UKC reg, 9/weeks. $500-$1000. 778-237-2824

CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are Spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at or call 1 (604)820-2977


Save upto 80% on assorted Mouldings, Flooring & In-Stock Columns.

BLACK ENGLISH LAB, 3 yrs old, F., spade, all shots. To good home w/lge yard / acreage. 604-308-9348

CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 “ ABOVE THE REST “ Int. & Ext., Unbeatable Prices, Professional Crew. Free Est. Written Guarantee. No Hassle, Quick Work, Insured, WCB. Call (778)997-9582

June 1 & 2nd. 9:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.

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

PATRICK’S RUBBISH REMOVAL *Landscape *Trimming *Yard Clean *Const. Clean. *ANYTHING!!! 1 Ton Truck. Call Patrick for Prompt Quality Service @ 604-808-1652.


“Right Tree - Right Location”

RUBBISH REMOVAL Almost for free!


ANNUAL Lilac Green Garage Sale Saturday June 2nd - 9am - 2 pm 1828 Lilac Drive, South Surrey - 35 homeowners participating Apparel, electronics, collectibles, furniture, small appliances, tools, toys, kids clothing, jewellery, etc

ISA Certified Arbourist Fully Insured

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

Ask for Allen Certified Tradesman White Rock/S. Sry area Call (604)219-9365


Peninsula Tree Preservation

Serving The Lower Mainland Since 1988 604-307-4553 Lorens


Specializing in finish carpentry, crown moulding’s, casings, baseboards, stairs, spindles & railings, renovations. Father & Son Team 35 years exp. Many references.


But Dead Bodies!!



Amazing deals on exterior/interior painting. Up to 20% savings. Call for free est. Member of BBB.

Local & Long Distance


Comm. & Residential Cheapest in White Rock / South Surrey Environmentally Friendly

Rene’s Spray & Brush Painting cell 778-855-5361






D Stucco/Cedar Siding Painting D Repainting - Houses, Condos D Ceilings & Crown Mouldings D Pressure Washing & Concrete Sealing, One stop shopping D 32 yrs exp. painters /FREE Est.

1-4 Bedroom • Internals • Small & Big Moves • Internals SingleItems Items •• Packing • Single Packing Supplies s r



MOVING? For All Types of Renovations




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.

CENTRAL WHITE ROCK Completely renovated lrg. 2 bdrm. & 2 bath grn’d flr. unit in quiet loc. w/ patio facing treed park. All amen’s within 2 blks. incl. bus to Van. Sec. u/g parking & storage, Gas F/P, in-suite lndry. common area Jacuzzi, hot tub and exercise room, adult oriented, no pets & N/S. $1200/mo. Available now.

George at 604-220-3513

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 LIMERICK MANOR Near Langley City Hall & shops

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

604-787-5915, 604-291-7778 10% OFF with this AD


UNDER $100

TV, 20 inch Sony Trinitron TV, excellent condition, $5. (604)813-3710


UNDER $300

MATCHING OFF WHITE SOFA & love seat lovely mint cond. $300 fast sale 604-560-1725

1 bdrm - $720 - $750/month 2 bdrm - $870/month Inc. heat/storage/parking Adult oriented Sorry - no pets By appt - call 604 - 514 - 1480

WHITE ROCK, 1 bdrm + den, across from beach. $1300 Utils inc. Avail now. Phone 604-817-6308.

Peace Arch News Tuesday, May 29, 2012 RENTALS 706




CRESCENT BEACH We are seeking a special tenant for our character house someone who will make it their home and care for it for at last one year and ideally many more. 4 bdrms; 2 1/2 baths; 2 FPs; 2 small offices; large family room & large covered deck. $2,300. 604-290-5673 Executive Townhouse approx 2000 sf. 3 bdrm + 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 now. 152nd/34th Ave Nr Southpoint mall. Refs req.



SOUTH SURREY. 2 bdrm upper suite on half acre, backing onto Peace Portal Golf Course. All appl. Very good neighborhood. 5 min walk to beach. $1450/mo utils incl. Avl April 1 Pet OK. 604-970-1488. WHITE ROCK FULLY furn’d 2 lrg rms, as new. 180 view, patio, quiet, priv. n/s, n/p. $895. 604-535-4084 WHITE ROCK, upper suite, 2 bdrm, NS/NP, sept entr & driveway.Shrd. lndry. Avail. June 15. $900/mth incl. utils. Phone (604)536-3061








1985 CADILLAC SEVILLE, 4 L, loaded, all options, mint in/out. all orig, and car cover. 70,000 orig miles. $5000 obo. (604)505-7713. 1992 CADILLAC FLEETWOOD, Immaculate condition. Loaded, sunroof. Bose gold stereo. 58,000 org. mls. $4000. 604-532-8040.

FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022

2000 SATURN 4 door, auto, 248K, new brakes, tires, waterpump, perfect car, $2500. (778)866-8218

2008 BUICK ALLURE sedan. 6 cyl., auto, radio/cd etc. Gray out, cream in. Approx. 65,000km. Very good cond. $10,000. 604-539-1444

May 29 2012 - June 1 2012

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 1974 RED MGB Roadster, reblt mtr, body redone, exc cond, has collector plts, $7,500. 604-541-5487 1999 TOYOTA COROLLA fully loaded, good cond., silver, auto, 4 dr., $3650 OBO. (604)588-5215 2001 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA, 1.8T turbo, 4 dr sedan, std, all options, exc cond. $5300 obo 604-780-8404

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



Large bright bachelor suite $750/mo


1976 CADILLAC Eldorado conv. 40,000 org. miles, must see, like new $22,000 obo. 604-576-4385.


2002 MAZDA PROTEGE auto 171K. New tires & battery. Aircared $4200. 604-996-0785.


2003 TOYOTA COROLLA, 4 door, auto, AirCared, no accidents. Exc cond. $5500 obo. 604-313-2780

Available Now.

Call 604-209-2004 White Rock ~1243 Best St 1 Bedroom $775/mo 2nd Floor No Stairs New balcony, windows & doors Strictly non-smoking building

2006 JAGUAR X-Type, 3.0, V6, 114K, silver, black lthr, lady driven, exc cond!! $19,800. 604-542-5833.


Call (604) 541-8857, 319-0615 WHITE ROCK

FAMILIES WELCOME 2 and 3 Bedroom. Bright Suites with Hardwood Floors Bayview Chateau - concrete tower -

White Rock Gardens - cat friendly Professionally Managed by Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP

Call Now! 604-531-9797 bayviewchateau@

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

WHITE ROCK, EXECUTIVE home, 2 levels, both have wrap around decks with view, 2 bdrms, office and den. 2.5 baths. SS appls, F/P, garage, prefer long term tenant, NS/NP, $2100. Avail. July 1st. Phone (604)538-5613.

2007 Honda Civic DXG 5 speed standard, 2 dr., grey, 135K, p/w, p/l, a/c, am/fm/cd, no acc. $10,000 604-793-3819 6-9pm

White Rock. For EXECUTIVES 2/bdrm, 2/bath, fully furnished. JUST BRING SUITCASE. Insuite laundry, pool, sauna, hottub, exercise room. Ns/np, lease rates. 604880-8785



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


1480 Foster St. White Rock, main floor office 531 sq.ft., great central White Rock location. DL# 7557

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.

Auto Loans or

GUARANTEED We Will Pay You $1000

All Makes, All Models. New & Used Inventory.

Call 536-5639 to view & for rates

1-888-229-0744 or apply at:



WANTED: 1980-1981 Celica GT liftback, 5-spd; or a 1979-1981 Supra 5-spd. Cell 250-307-1215.


White Rock Square and Rosemary Centre

828 COMMERCIAL VEHICLES 1990 Dodge Diesel Tow Truck. 5spd, new tires, wheel lift, low km’s, does need finishing work. Pictures available. $3500. 604-996-8734.



2001 VICTORY CRUISER deluxe 46,000 kms. 1500 cc, AT H/P $6,500. Call 604-534-2503.


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

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



11’ O/H Camper (only). New fridge, sleeps 6, sink, shower, toilet, 4 burner range/oven, furnace - all good working condition. Lots of storage. No leaks. $600 OBO. 604536-8195 Dave or Beth

WHITE ROCK nr Semiahmoo Mall. Clean 1 bdrm. $675 incl heat and h/wtr, Avail now. 604-596-3390.


WHITE Rock spac 1 bdrm & balc, heat/hw incl $800 + $400 DD, np/ns ref’s &1 yr lse req’d. 778-788-6133.

Crescent Beach Wanted resp rmmate for spac furn hse Lrg bdrm $600 incl util ns/np 604-538-6960

2000 DODGE LEISURE motorhome, 74,000k. Exc. cond. $24,500 obo. Doug 604-833-0500


OCEAN PARK. Room with ensuite w/i closet, good view, prkg, nr bus, NS/NP, $675 incl util 604-531-8147

2004 26’ SPRINGDALE TRAILER, slide out, a/c. Front bdrm., rear kit., exc. cond. $12,900. 604-541-5487


2004 Itasca Senova 30 ft, V10, 75,000k. New tires. Gen. 12 ft slide. $35,000: 1-(604)820-0395

ABBOTSFORD: For Lease: 12,000 sf industrial bldg with 3 large overhead drs & office. 1 acre paved and fenced yard with ample parking. Located close to Mt Lehman interchange. Call Ken 604-855-6430 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.



3 bdrm 1 bth rancher in Cloverdale. Lrg yrd, $1300 + utils. N/S, N/P call 604-468-8155. Avail June 15th. 4BR House w/Ocean view close to Semiahmoo Highschool & Bayridge Elementary Avail June 1st/15th $2400 Pls call (604) 250-8668

OCEAN PARK: Exec. - 4 bdrm. 3 baths. Near Ray Shepherd/Elgin. $2500/mo. n/s, n/p. Short term OK. Shop neg. Refs. 604-541-8088 S. SURREY: 2bdrm, 2 bthrm home. 55 + Mobile Park. Quiet. 1 sm dog allowed. n/s, n/partys. $1200 + d dep. Avl. now. (778)999-5993

847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 2007 NISSAN ARMADA SE silver 44,000 mls, 8 pass Exc. Cond! $21,900/obo. 604-309-7956 (Abby)


S. SURREY, 2 bdrm rancher, Morgan Creek, lrg. priv. lot, sep. dbl gar., NS/NP. $1550. (604)535-8189


BRIGHT, SPACIOUS 2-Bdrm, S.Sry. 5 appl., satellite incl., N/S, N/P. $1225 p/m plus shared gas/elec. Avail June 1st. Call (604)314-1529

2008 FREEDOM SPIRIT 20’ travel trailer, like new, hardly used, a/c, f/s, dble bed, dble sink, nook, couch 2 prop tanks/2 batteries, $10,500 obo. Must sell. (604)581-5117



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Mars has been in Virgo for some time now, so it’s possible that your vitality is dwindling. Don’t allow yourself to neglect your need for sleep, and take care to eat a healthier diet.



You will need to define your feelings more precisely if you’re in a new relationship. Emotions aren’t always easy to cope with in a working environment.

One of your friends may invite you to participate in some interesting activities. Perhaps you should also take the time to relax and go to a spa or some sort of wellness centre.


2005 NISSAN SENTRA 1.8SE, silver, only 34,000kms, no accid. Exc cond. $8500. 604-513-0004


Clean, quiet bldg. Fully reno’d 1 bdrm ste. Bright 2nd floor with patio. Avail June1st. $835/mo incl heat, hotwater & prkg. Hrdwd flrs. Clse to mall, grocery, library & all amens. Safe & secure. NS/NP. Crime free multi-housing awards.

The Scrapper

2005 & 1991 HONDA CIVIC Low Mileage. Call (604)723-3127

No Pets ~ Adult oriented

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


2003 TOYOTA COROLLA 5 spd manual, silver, 152K, 1 owner, great on gas, winter & summer tires. $5500. Call 604-560-1684.

Wanted ~ non-smokers

WHITE ROCK, 2 bdrm executive ocean front, gourmet kitch. w/SS appl, F/P, 2 bths, inste lndry, u/g prk. Avl nw. $2250. (604)368-4427.

2002 HONDA ACCORD SE, fully loaded. 1 owner, 4 door, champagne colour. 5 spd, 220kms. $4200 obo. 604-813-6159. 2002 INFINITI I35, Luxury Edition. 4 door. Very clean. Mint cond. No accidents. 200K. Moving must sell. $9500/obo. (604)541-0018

Incl Heat, H/Water, Prkg & Cable.

WHITE ROCK, 1 BDRM, top floor, corner suite. Incl cable & heat, $875/mo. Avail now. N/S, N/P. Phone 604-535-0925.

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Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal

1998 CADILLAC D Ellegance, 107 km, 4 dr sedan, fully loaded, Aircrd to 2013. Very clean. Exc. runner. $3700 firm. Call 604-534-0923

2001 CHEV CAVALIER, 5spd manual, 4dr, low kms, new aircare, $2450 firm. 604-538-4883


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



1970’s 14ft. FIBERGLASS BOAT, w/ trailer & motor - 2007 Suzuki (new 2008) 9.9hp 4-stroke. Remote steering & throttle w/ electric start & charges battery. Runs great, low hrs. $1650 obo 604-219-6684 1974 Dodge D300, dually flat deck. ramp truck. Original owner. 318 4spd. Best offer. 604-536-1992 1988 CHEVY SILVERADO 2500, 3/4 ton, loaded, a/c, Air Cared, premium cond. 178K. $3500 obo (778)565-4334 1990 Chevy 20 van, good work truck, $1,000. Call 604-298-1238.

1997 VENTURA Mini Van, like new cond in/out, loaded, tinted windows, 4 16” extra new high performance tires on allied wheel avail. $350. AirCared. Picture avail. $1200. 604-9968734. 2000 DURANGO 4X4, loaded, seats 7, AirCrd, exc. cond. $4100 obo. Call 604-780-8404 2002 FORD E350 Cargo Van, new tires and battery, recently serviced, $5500. Call (604)728-0866 (Surrey) 2003 CHEVY VENTURE LS, 7 passenger, auto, 5 door, 189K, $3500 obo (604)298-2659 2005 FORD F150, 4X4, crew cab , green, auto, 160 kms, options, $12,000 firm. Call 604-538-9257.

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LEO Even though you like a bit of luxury, you are also capable of controlling any impulsive shopping. You could decide to organize a very profitable garage sale.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2012 Peace Arch News

A big THANK YOU! to everyone who helped make this year’s Festival a success! PERFORMERS AND ARTISTS

MAY 24-26, 2012 Hope to see you next year!

MAY 23-25, 2013

Surrey Arts Centre & Bear Creek Park



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