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In kindness: The South Surrey/White Rock Oneness Gogos are spending Random Acts of Kindness Week thanking the community for helping raise more than $100,000.  see page 11

T-shirt slogans rile court

Judge dresses down gallery

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Carla Henderson & Paul Thomson.

Valentine’s surprise

Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

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t was a dark, wet Tuesday night on Dec. 7, 2010, and Paul Thomson had just sat down at a computer at Semiahmoo House Society to surf the web. It was a regular evening routine for Paul, as he enjoyed the quiet time by himself. The last few years had been challenging for the lifelong Surrey resident. In October 2003, while driving home from work, vere Paul was overcome by a severe pain in his head. The details that followed remain a mystery to Paul, however, he remembers waking up in hospital and being told he had been involved in a car accident. While behind the wheel, Paul suffered an intracranial hemorrhage resulting in a build-up of blood in his skull that caused serious brain damage. He spent three months in a coma and seven months in hospital learning how to eat, walk and talk again. His battle back had been inspiring to many, but in recent years, Paul had become more withdrawn, and his physical and mental progress seemed to plateau.  see page 4

All that jazz

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Marshall Herridge plays the bass behind trumpeter Alex Webb with the Semiahmoo Secondary Grade 12 Combo during the 30th annual Envision Jazz Festival at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel Saturday. The three-day festival featured 2,500 secondary school musicians and evening performances by jazz professionals, as well as award and scholarship presentations.

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A court appearance for a White Rock woman facing multiple dog-theft charges was short last week, but the presiding judge made sure to let opponents of Janet Olson know that disrespect for the legal process won’t be tolerated. Several attendees seated in the Surrey Provincial Court gallery Thursday wore white T-shirts with the phrase ‘Stealing pets is not rescue’ on the front and ‘Return our family members now’ on the back. Judge Ellen Gordon admonished them for their attire. “For those of you that ❝If you want are in here, the T-shirts to watch… don’t help,” Gordon come dressed said. “If you want to watch… come dressed like normal people.❞ like normal people.” Olson, founder of A Ellen Gordon Better Life Dog Rescue, Surrey judge was one of two women arrested in November in connection with what police described as “an elaborate dog-theft investigation” into allegations a rescue group was stealing dogs from backyards across the Lower Mainland. At the time, police said investigators observed Olson and co-accused Louise Reid enter a Coquitlam backyard and walk away with a bulldog named Samson. Olson – who has acknowledged she took Samson – was also charged with theft and fraud in connection with the alleged theft of a Jack Russell terrier in Surrey on April 13, 2011. Last month, following a flood of tips to police, several more charges were sworn against Olson, in connection with incidents between Nov. 14, 2009, and Dec. 21, 2011 in White Rock, Surrey, Richmond and Abbotsford. A Richmond woman, Michaela Schnittker, was also announced as facing charges.  see page 2

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House party ‘turns ugly’ “(The victims) were clearly engaged with the fight, but the group they were having a fight with took it up to another level, produced a knife,” Grainger said. Most party guests fled the scene when police arrived, including those involved in the fight. Grainger said the victims, one listed in serious condition the next day, are giving “minimal co-operation.” One is known to police for property-related offences. Alcohol was “absolutely” a factor, Grainger said. Police did not have suspect descriptions or know how many were involved in the fight. However, it was believed two strangers entered the suite and started the fight. Surrey’s Serious Crimes Unit is investigating.

Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

An alcohol-fueled fight ended with two young men stabbed last week in Sullivan. Police say they responded shortly after 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, after a disturbance was reported in the 14500-block of 59B Avenue. Surrey Cpl. Drew Grainger said officers found two victims: a 21-year-old with several stab wounds to his upper torso, and a 17-year-old with one wound in his left arm. Investigation determined the wounds were the result of a fight that broke out amongst attendees of a house party in a rented basement suite. The scuffle spilled into the driveway, and turned ugly, Grainger said.

Bail conditions ‘too restrictive’  from page 1 tive nature as creating a custody-like situPrior to her appearance Thursday morn- ation for Olson. She suggested two days be ing, Olson told Peace Arch News she only set aside for the trial on the breach charges learned Tuesday of the new charges against alone, and that Sicotte return to court with Olson prior to that to deal with the her. While she had read about them bail conditions matter. in the news prior to that, Olson said Sicotte later told PAN Olson’s conshe believes “very little” of what she ditions are disproportionately restricsees in the newspaper. tive considering the charges – “she Asked to elaborate, Olson said can’t email me; how about that?” she’d read accusations that her orgaSupporters and opponents of Olson nization took dogs for profit. She expressed frustration outside court. said she spends $50,000 a year of One supporter, a woman from South her own money paying vets and Surrey who identified herself only as covering ABLDR expenses. Janet Olson Manon, said she believes both sides Olson said she has “no idea” what are trying to help dogs, but that the dogs the most recent charges refer to, and that she is still waiting for disclosure of issue has been brought to a personal level at the evidence against her. Regarding an alleged which Olson is being presumed guilty. “They’re doing the same thing. Some peotheft on Jan. 3, 2011 in White Rock, Olson said the incident “doesn’t ring a bell… I’ve ple call it stealing and some call it rescue,” she said. “The ones that are trustworthy never seen a chained dog in White Rock.” rescue dogs.” Samson was the last dog taken, she said. Opponent Megan Ferris, also from South In court, defence lawyer Craig Sicotte asked the judge for the opportunity to argue for Surrey, agreed the issue is partly personal. some of Olson’s bail conditions to be relaxed, At the same time, “it’s hurt the rescue comin order to facilitate efforts to prepare her munity as a whole,” she said. Police say more charges are anticipated. defence on charges she breached her bail conditions. He cited Olson’s ban from using Sicotte noted another name is expected to be added to the list Feb. 21, the same date Olson, computers as a hindrance in the process. The judge described the conditions’ restric- Reid and Schnittker are due back in court.

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Ex-resident trolls for ticket as test case Alex Browne Staff Reporter

Is the City of White Rock legally justified in applying parking bylaws to BNSF property – the waterfront lots south of Marine Drive – and enforcing parking tickets for those who don’t pay? Former White Rock resident Paul LeMay, who recently received just such a ticket, is betting the city doesn’t have the legal authority, and he’s willing to take that bet to court as a test case. If he’s proven right, he said, the case could have far-reaching consequences for the city. “This could have a cascade effect,” LeMay said last week. “People could, en masse, stop paying (in the lots). And it’s a major source of revenue for the city.” Mayor Wayne Baldwin, however, said Monday that he is “absolutely” confident the city has the authority to issue such tickets. “If I were him, I wouldn’t waste my money on a lawyer,” Baldwin said. “How confident am I? I would wager my firstborn on it.”

LeMay’s case will hinge on some definitive wonder if the city actually had the authority rulings about the status of the land owned to write tickets on that property, and maybe by Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, that’s why nothing happens.” he acknowledges. He believes it falls under The next day he called the city and told a federal jurisdiction because the BNSF is a representative of the bylaws department that railway, while the city operates under the he was going to contest the ticket in court. “The person I talked to said, ‘but White authority of a provincial statute. And even though the city leases the land Rock has a lease contract with the BNSF from BNSF, and operates it as a parking Railway.’ I said, ‘yes, and…?’” facility with the railway’s LeMay, who lived in the consent, he’s doubtful that ❝I’m actually doing the City community in 2005-2006, gives the city the right to of White Rock a favour.❞ was founder of the Semiapply its parking bylaws to ahmoo Peninsula Citizens Paul LeMay for Public Safety Coalition private land. Now a Vancouver resident, LeMay admits – later Smart Rail – which has advocated for his challenge to the city was deliberate. Vis- relocation of BNSF’s shoreline track. But he maintains his action with regard to iting with friends in White Rock Feb. 2 to celebrate Groundhog Day, he parked in one the parking ticket is not part of any Smart of the waterfront lots. Rail agenda. “I was going to put money in the meter. “If it was, I would have sat down with But a friend of mine, who lives in White members of their board and discussed it Rock, told me that a lot of people park down with them before doing anything,” he said, there and if they get a ticket, they don’t pay. noting he is no longer an active member of Nothing ever happens – and that made me the group.

The retired LeMay noted he is not a lawyer, but that he has had some experience of law in a career in Ottawa that included being a special assistant to Sen. Sheila Finestone and working for the occupational health and safety section of Human Resources Development Canada. That, he said, leads him to believe enforcing city parking bylaws within the lots could be ruled ‘ultra vires’ – or beyond the power – of the city government. He believes that the land use is comparable with private parking lots in the City of Vancouver, where parking is a contractual agreement with a private entity, or First Nations land, which falls under federal jurisdiction rather than local government bylaws. And he’d like to see a definitive of the property line between BNSF and city property. “This is a test of law and some of the finer points of law,” LeMay said. “I’m actually doing the City of White Rock a favour.” If it were found that the city doesn’t have the authority to write tickets in the lots, LeMay noted, “it could be open season down there.”

Polite call for dog park

Not ready to just roll over Dan Ferguson Staff Reporter

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About a dozen owners and their dogs join organizer Eva Hompoth (far right) and Lola at White Rock City Hall Sunday for a polite protest.

A small group of dog owners took their well-behaved pets for a walk around White Rock City Hall Sunday afternoon. It was a polite protest against the ban forbidding dogs on the city’s seaside promenade and an equally polite call for a dog park. “We are going to have a friendly walk with the dogs on a leash so that we can show that people and dogs can get along together,” said organizer Eva Hompoth, who arrived with Lola, a handsomelooking mid-sized canine with an affectionate disposition. “We would like to have a little dog park if it’s possible,” Hompoth added. “I know White Rock is a small community but it would be nice to have a little dog park (because there are) a lot of people who don’t drive like me, and it’s really hard to socialize dogs without having that facility.” About a dozen dogs and their owners took part in the event.

Vancouver police: ‘This is not about those who stood around and watched the riot’

Charges urged against more accused rioters Jeff Nagel Black Press

Charges are being urged against another 25 suspected rioters for violent acts during the mayhem downtown that followed the Vancouver Canucks’ defeat in last June’s Stanley Cup final. The additional 70 charges recommended by Vancouver Police must still be approved by prosecutors. The VPD have now sought charges against a total of 125 accused rioters and 47 have actually been charged so far. One recommendation was rejected by Crown while the rest

are under review. “These are all serious criminal offences,” Insp. Les Yeo said of the latest files forwarded to prosecutors. In each case, he said, the suspected rioters either destroyed property, looted businesses, started fires or assaulted innocent bystanders. “This is not about those who stood around and watched the riot,” Yeo said. More than 80 per cent of the suspects for whom charges are recommended are from outside Vancouver.

The 25 latest suspects police want charged include an 18-year-old from Richmond who allegedly tried to smash the windows of a police car before helping others to flip it. A Burnaby 18-year-old allegedly first tried to smash a car’s windshield before stuffing a rag into the gas tank of a Hummer. “To the disbelief of investigators, he approached onlookers for a lighter and tried to light this rag while the crowd stood around and watched,” according to the VPD. A 23-year-old from Surrey is also facing charges in the swarming

assault of Robert Mackay, a Vancouver man who was badly beaten after trying to keep looters from entering a store. The Surrey man, who faces two mischief counts and charges of assault, participating in a riot and breach of an undertaking, was in violation of his bail conditions for a previous Surrey robbery at the time of the riot. Three of six suspects who attacked Mackay have now been identified, Yeo said. Three more people turned themselves in to police after their images

were displayed on a revamped VPD riot website launched last month. Yeo also requested public help in finding the rioter who threw a fivepound brick that hit and injured VPD Const. Mike Laurin outside SportChek on Howe Street on the night of the riot. A video of the incident can be viewed at riot2011.vpd.ca Laurin received 14 stitches, a serious concussion and was off work for three months. “Somebody knows something,” Yeo said. “Somebody was with that person and can tell us.”


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Surrounded by love and support  from page 1 live or work independently. ring, but on a limited disability Carla had lived through a income, he has been unable to He found himself relishing find one he can afford. evenings spent alone online, like similar tragedy. It was Jan. 12, 1993 and the then-15-year-old With the help of Sylvia on the wet, dark Tuesday just was heading home with her two Hoeree, program co-ordinator over a year ago in South Surrey. sisters after a night out. at Semiahmoo House, Paul sent But that night there was a The girls’ parents were on a letters to as many jewellers as he commotion outside the computer cruise celebrating their 25th could find, hoping to get a deal. room. A group of people had anniversary when they received Late last month, he received come in from the rain. the call. Their daughters’ car had the response he was waiting for. Recognizing one of the voices, JosĂŠ and Company Custom he wandered out into the hallway been hit head-on by another driver. The collision killed Carla’s Jewellers in South Surrey agreed to say hello, and that’s when he sister, Tricia, 20. Sister Krista, to provide a ring to Paul at cost. first saw Carla Henderson, who 18, suffered a broken femur and Although Paul could only had arrived with her roommate serious lacerations, while Carla afford $300, JosÊ’s staff designed to check out a weekly drop-in suffered a severe head injury. a custom band of 14-karat white program for people living with The RCMP said it was a and yellow gold with one centre an Acquired Brain Injury. miracle anyone survived. diamond and three on either side “I came out of the computer Carla was in a coma for three – a $1,200-$1,500 retail value. room and holy smokes, there “It touched me to see two was Carla,â€? says 48-year-old Paul months, and required a feeding tube and a ventilator to help her people challenged in life, yet be with a laugh. “Actually, I think I breathe for six more. In all, she able to extend a token of their said to myself, ‘holy crap’.â€? spent 22 months in hospital. love for each other,â€? says store Carla, 34, played it cool, but She remembers being told she owner JosĂŠ Latchinian. “I really inside she felt butterflies. would never walk, talk or breathe wanted him to be proud of this. “It was magic,â€? she says now, on her own, “but I showed them.â€? Actually, I feel honoured.â€? looking at Paul through her oval Carla, who resides in an Paul plans to propose to Carla glasses. “It felt like a dream.â€? assisted living home in Langley today at the place where they But before Paul worked up the met. He has her family’s blessing courage to approach her, she was and is working on learning to walk again, grieves the and, with the right support, the gone – a missed opportunity. loss of her older sister but couple hopes to one day live Or so he thought. acknowledges life must go on. together semi-independently. A week later, as the program “I can’t just stop living. I have Last week, as Paul wheeled was getting ready to host one of Paul. I have a reason to live.â€? Carla to her car, one of the group its bingo nights, the front door ••• members called out, “Good night opened and there she was again. Today, for Valentine’s Day, Paul you two, and good luck.â€? “I couldn’t believe it,â€? says has a special plan. Carla answered back: “Thanks, Paul. “I remembered her name. For some time, he has wanted but we don’t need luck. We’ve I’ve never remembered anyone’s to give Carla an engagement got each other.â€? name except Carla’s.â€? Despite being nervous, Paul helped Carla – who at White Rock Beach uses a wheelchair – over to a table set up for bingo • Thurs., Feb. 16 • Fri., Feb. 17 night, making sure she sat • Tues., Feb. 14 • Wed., Feb. 15 nearby so they could talk. TIME Ht./m Ht./ft. TIME Ht./m Ht./ft. TIME Ht./m Ht./ft. TIME Ht./m Ht./ft. “He was so helpful, he 03:29 2.8 9.2 00:33 3.5 11.5 02:06 3.7 12.1 03:13 3.9 12.8 was the best gentleman,â€? 09:26 4.1 13.5 04:39 3.1 10.2 06:10 3.3 10.8 07:47 3.4 11.2 says Carla. 16:57 1.2 3.9 10:12 4.0 13.1 11:06 3.9 12.8 12:15 3.8 12.5 Near the end of the 3.3 20:07 0.9 3.0 18:01 1.1 3.6 19:06 1.0 night, Paul discreetly asked his caregiver if • Thrifty Foods* • White Rock Travel* • Expert Hearing* • Children's Variety Lottery* • Home Depot* THIS he would be able to get • Rona* • Liquor Depot* • Visions Electronics* • Lowes Home Improvement* • Prospect Media* Carla’s telephone number. TUES. • Bank of Montreal* • Carriers Wanted* His caregiver suggested he give Carla his number FLYERS MORE FLYERS ONLINE ĂŠ and then she could decide IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE THE ABOVE FLYERS, PLEASE CALL DISTRIBUTION DEPARTMENT AT 604-542-7430 * Not distributed in all areas. if she wanted to call. A week later, she did. The two spoke for about an hour before Carla decided to offer up her own phone number. “I can’t remember my own number, but I $*(

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Dennis Back comes to White Rock with a “great deal of experience,” says Mayor Wayne Baldwin.

Search begins for new city manager

Good start for acting CAO Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

my interest… is to find that person as soon as possible.” In introducing Back to the public during the Feb. 6 council meeting, Mayor Wayne Baldwin lauded Back’s qualifications, which he said also include stints in Powell River and Oliver. “He comes to us with a great deal of experience,” Baldwin said. In his first five days on the job, the North Vancouver resident toured several city facilities, and met with senior staff and other city employees. He said he was impressed with everything and everyone. “We’ve got a lot of really hardworking folks on staff here with the city, all trying to do a good job,” he said. “Is there work to be done? Well, of course, there always

White Rock’s acting city manager is no stranger to jumping feet first into unfamiliar municipal surroundings. Dennis Back has done the same thing from Squamish to Penticton since retiring as manager for the District of North Vancouver three years ago. “This is my third stint at this,” Back said last week, on his sixth day in the local chair. “It’s the same business, different place. I kind of know what the questions are to ask.” Back, 59, stepped into the local interim role Feb. 1, following the Dec. 20 resignation of Peggy Clark, who had held it since 2006. Prior to Back’s arrival, financial services director Sandra Kurylo filled the position on a temporary basis. Hired on a four-month contract, Back said he’s in White Rock to ensure day-to-day operations run smoothly, to work through the budget – and to see through the process of recruiting a new Bring city manager. “I have to and I am flexible in terms of how long I’m here,” he said. “But

is and there’ll always be challenges. That’s normal in this line of work.” While Back wouldn’t highlight any specific areas as catching his eye for needing attention, he said what he did notice was “nothing serious, that’s for sure.” He described the city’s unique position of having zero longterm debt as “pretty incredible.” “The finances have been wellmanaged in the past,” Back said. Less unique is the fact White Rock’s wish list exceeds the city’s available resources. Asked if the issue of White Rock remaining independent has come up, Back said he did ask questions on the matter, given that Surrey surrounds the seaside city. He said he’s been assured the idea isn’t on the table.

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very once in a while, a story comes along that is a welcome break from the crime and tragic crashes, the fatalities and fires, the relentless milieu of man’s inhumanity to man. Every once in a while a story comes along that reminds you to be grateful for the things you usually take for granted – a place to live, your health, the people that you love, and more importantly, the folks who love you. Appropriately, just in time for Valentine’s Day, the tale of Paul Thomson and Carla Henderson fits the bill. In 2003, while behind the wheel of his car, Paul suffered an intracranial hemorrhage, resulting in serious brain damage. He spent three months in a coma and seven months in hospital learning how to eat, walk and talk again. While he has made remarkable progress over the years, today, at 48 years old, he is unable to live or work independently. Lately, life had become... a little lonely. Carla experienced a similar struggle to survive. In 1993, when Carla was just 15, she and her two sisters were in a car accident that killed Carla’s sister Tricia, 20, and injured her other sister Krista, 18. Carla suffered a severe head injury. She spent 22 months in hospital – much of the time with a feeding tube and ventilator keeping her alive. She was told she would never walk, talk or breathe on her own. As Carla, now 34, says, “I showed them.” She resides in an assisted-living home and is working on learning to walk again. With all the challenges that people with brain injuries face – physical and cognitive disabilities; finding appropriate living arrangements; limited incomes – finding love must seem out of reach. That’s what Paul and Carla thought – until they met each other at a brain injury support group at Semiahmoo House Society. It was an instant mutual attraction, and caregivers say Paul and Carla have blossomed amid their devotion to one another. Today – if Carla says yes to Paul’s proposal – they will become betrothed. And thanks to José Latchinian, owner of José and Company Custom Jewellers in South Surrey, Paul will have a stunning gold and diamond band to slip on Carla’s finger – a gift Paul never dreamed he could afford. Jose sold the $1,500 ring to Paul for what Paul’s budget allowed: $300. Overcoming tremendous personal hardship. Love at first sight. And a generous business owner who says he’s honoured to donate an expensive ring so a couple challenged by adversity can get engaged in style. Now that’s our kind of story.

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Both the carbon market and the export remier Christy Clark’s recent fanfare about developing a natural market have evaporated. While B.C. gas export industry in northern was developing run-of-river to sell to California, the U.S. west coast built new B.C. included a major change in capacity, much of it gas-fired, electricity policy. after an electricity crisis more Last year, Clark’s government Tom Fletcher forced BC Hydro to trim its than a decade ago. operations and keep its next two Today, Washington state producers are actually paying BC annual rate increases below four Hydro to take their excess power per cent. Part of the savings will because they need to move it come from redefining former premier Gordon Campbell’s into the grid, and B.C. is the only place that can store it. climate strategy, which required NDP energy critic John Horgan BC Hydro to be self-sufficient is celebrating this change in in even low-water years, with no net electricity imports. BC Hydro policy. He says the The target is now selfgovernment made a multibillion-dollar miscalculation by sufficiency in average-water assuming California’s electricity years, limiting expansion of shortage would continue independent power projects. It also means B.C. will import more gasindefinitely, and surplus power would fired electricity in the coming years, and be profitable. He says independent power contracts are part of BC Hydro’s burn some of its own abundant gas to current financial problems, but political generate new power up north. North interference is the bigger issue. America finds itself floating on a sea of shale gas. Horgan would not endorse the Campbell’s plan entailed using B.C.’s big Wilderness Committee’s call to cancel electricity purchase contracts BC dams to stabilize and store power from Hydro has signed for more run-of-river new intermittent sources of hydro and wind, building the Site C dam on the developments. Additional projects are Peace River and exporting clean energy planned for the Upper Lillooet, Upper Toba and Harrison Rivers in southern at a premium in a carbon-priced North B.C. and the Kokish River on northern American market.

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So far this week you’ve said… yes 46% no 54% 164 responding Vancouver Island. Most are aboriginal partnerships. Energy Minister Rich Coleman told me no contracts will be cancelled, and he rejected my suggestion that BC Hydro could end up with too much power in the wrong places and at the wrong time of year. BC Hydro can move power around as well as store it, and that will improve when the smart grid is completed. Independent power doesn’t end there. It shifts to northern B.C., where three liquefied natural gas projects will need output equivalent to 2½ Site C dams to operate. Coleman said that at least one modern gas-fired power plant will be needed to develop LNG, which is expected to be in business before Site C could be built. That powerhouse will likely be built by the LNG developers, and used to back up new intermittent sources of offshore and land-based wind and any river or geothermal sites available along a new northwest power line. B.C. will likely have a second gas-fired power plant in the northeast corner, to supply the Horn River shale gas development and processing plant now underway. Coleman says that plant should be able to capture carbon dioxide and sequester it deep underground. Fort Nelson and points north will remain off the BC Hydro grid. Even with carbon capture in the northeast, Campbell’s greenhouse gas targets look to be the next part of his legacy to be abandoned. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press.tfletcher@ blackpress.ca The Peace Arch News is a member of the British Columbia Press Council, a self-regulatory body governing the province’s newspaper industry. The council considers complaints from the public about the conduct of member newspapers. Directors oversee the mediation of complaints, with input from both the newspaper and the complaint holder. If talking with the editor or publisher does not resolve your complaint about coverage or story treatment, you may contact the B.C. Press Council. Your written concern, with documentation, should be sent within 45 days to B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby street, Nanaimo, B.C., V9R-2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www. bcpresscouncil.org


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Not the place for pooches Editor: Re: No support for dogs on the promenade, Feb. 9. I was glad to see the lack of support from council for the “dogs on the promenade” proposal put forward by DOG White Rock. This issue comes and goes every year, and I really wish it would just go away, but I realize that is probably wishful thinking. I know there are a lot of dog owners who would love nothing better than to take their dog on the promenade but it is against the law. The previous weekend, some friends came out from Vancouver and we took them and their dog to Crescent Beach. We went to the off-leash dog park and the dog had a blast. He experienced the ocean for the first time – not overly impressed, I’m afraid. The point is that we took him where it was legal for dogs. Dogs are not allowed on the promenade. Repeat – for those unclear on the concept – dogs are not allowed on the promenade! What we really need now is bylaw enforcement officers who actually enforce the bylaws. Time and time again, my wife and I are on the promenade and sure as heck there are at least two or three people just ignoring all the signage and walking their dogs as if they have some special privileges. Where are the bylaw officers? In the parking lot, of course, nabbing evil tourists who have gone over their time by five minutes – and who contribute largely to our tax base. I know the City of White Rock hired bylaw enforcement officers last year. I would really like the city to provide direction to the same officers to enforce the bylaws and keep the dogs off the promenade. Bill Stockdale, White Rock Q There is a move afoot to change the White Rock bylaw regarding dogs on the promenade. Those in favour of this also complain about the lack of a dog park in the city of White Rock. This may be fact, but just how difficult would it be for those so concerned to load Fido into their cars and take them to the dog parks located very conveniently in South Surrey? There’s one on 20 Avenue around 136 Street and one at Blackie Spit in Crescent Beach. I love my dog – a golden retriever – and I do not allow him to chase waterfowl, leap up onto people or steal their snacks, as they sit on the benches at Blackie Spit. Nor do I leave a pile of his poop for someone to tread on, no matter where I walk him. However, as any observant dog walker can see, there are a lot of people who will not pick up after their dogs, and I see this as the number 1 reason that I would not want to see dogs on the promenade at White Rock. There are just too many lazy, inconsiderate slobs out there, all of whom will flock to the promenade with their excrement-

spewing pets as soon as the bylaw is lifted. I walk down there daily, without my dog, and I have seen dog waste left lying on the brick walkway on numerous occasions, by people ignorant of the bylaw and just plain ignorant. If anyone thinks the bylaw officers would keep this situation under control, think again. In the morning hours, when I often see scofflaws strolling with Fido down there, there is never a bylaw officer to be seen on the whole two-kilometre

length of the promenade. This idea needs to be thrown out of council debate. Forest McCready, Surrey

We’re looking for a sign Editor: We’ve been living in a beautiful townhome complex where we purchased a unit a few years ago in

Morgan Heights. Due to changes in our lives, we’re now wanting to sell and purchase an acreage instead. The thing is, it’s strata here, and the council made a decision recently that no for-sale signs are to be posted outside the front of the complex, as they feel they are unsightly. They opted instead for a small sign to be posted that would then direct potential buyers inside the complex, to the mail box area to read any notices re: units for sale. Fine, but… so far they haven’t posted that little sign, and for several months now have been diligently removing the real-estate signs and hiding them behind a building within the complex. How are we to advertise and lure prospective buyers to our lovely home when they are cruising the neighbourhood looking for a new place to live? Not everyone is on the Internet and reading MLS. Our agent did receive permission from our strata management company to place her sign out front until such time as the small directional sign is posted, but that has made no difference – her sign is removed on a daily basis, and then later found by us and replaced again. Today though, it has apparently been stolen completely! If you hear of anyone looking for a four-bedroom, 3,700-square-foot home in this area, here we are! (I’ll be speaking with our agent about placing an ad in your paper also :)) Gwen McKillican, Surrey

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A police incident in Kelowna results from Surrey students carrying toy guns.

A big contradiction Editor: Re: Teenagers’ toy guns turn into big to-do, Feb. 7. This was reported in the Vancouver Sun with the final line of that article being: “RCMP say altering toy guns is a serious offence. The teens were released without charges.” The Peace Arch News wording is: “They seized the two replicas and the team was subsequently released without charges.” My reply to this was: “Huh?” Am I the only one to see a big contradiction here? A serious offence, but no charges? Nice message we’re sending to these teens. And there was a chaperone with a mock pistol? Surely, she was not one of the always-too-easily-forgiven young offenders! Imagine if one of those teens had pointed a gun at an officer and given the impression that he intended to use it. And what if the officer felt he had no choice but to defend himself? A senseless

shooting, another big inquiry, another round of finger-pointing, more cries of police brutality, etc. And to the school district, please, you should know better than to once again blame “society” – i.e. the stores that sell these guns – for the idiocy of these people. Do we then tell housewares stores to stop selling knives or even costume or prop stores to stop selling replica knives? Must sporting goods stores stop selling bats? Or do we take tire irons off the market? These are all common “weapons” of choice. Need I go on? How about just convincing people through education and law enforcement that a crime’s a crime and commission of such will have swift, strict, just and, it is hoped, deterring consequences. Here was a chance to send a very strong message about the illicit and downright stupid use of a toy and, once again, the justice system fails. Let’s hope there will at least be some serious repercussions at the school level. G. Harrison, White Rock

Editor: I just wanted to say thank you to “Pauline and Bob,” who left a bottle of wine on my doorstep this morning with a lovely note. A couple months ago, I heard rummaging in my front yard quite late in the evening. After bursting out my front door to confront the troublemakers or raccoons responsible for the noise, I saw a somewhat frightened lady looking for pop bottles in my recyclables. I apologized for bursting out; she apologized for being in the yard. I mentioned my house was broken into last year so I was a little jumpy. I went back inside and gave the woman two garbage bags of pop bottles I had been saving up for my next trip. She told me she and her husband made wine, and could bring me a bottle as thanks. I said it wouldn’t be necessary, as clearing out my recyclables was favour enough. It was a very pleasant surprise to see a bottle of wine on the doorstep as I was leaving for work this morning. I have no way of contacting Pauline or Bob to thank them personally, but when I shared this story on my Facebook page it seemed to make people smile, so I thought I would share it with you as well. Dan Deresh, White Rock

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City makes details public Centre for Active Living/Peace Arch Curling Club projFollowing through ect. They included that on an election promcouncil must approve the ise of more open govfinal name for the centre; ernment, White Rock and that certain reports Mayor Wayne Baldwin – including one on namhas released a slew of ing rights and another resolutions from closed titled ‘2010 Year-End council meetings held Surplus’ – remain perbetween March 2009 manently closed. and Dec. 31, 2011. Baldwin had promised Wayne Baldwin All 26 of the items – in his inaugural speech released at the Feb. 6 White Rock mayor Dec. 6 that pre-schedcouncil meeting – were uled closed meetings regarding negotiations around the would be off the city’s agenda Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

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Members of the South Surrey/White Rock Oneness Gogos (above, and right) prepare goodies (below) to hand out during Random Acts of Kindness Week, Feb. 13-19. want to say thank you to the community, who really support us in every wayâ&#x20AC;Ś just telling us to keep going.â&#x20AC;? Each day through Feb. 19, members of the Gogos are dividing into smaller groups and delivering surprise thankyous to businesses and organizations that have offered support over the years. Along the way, theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll spread the kindness to others, from people they pass on the street, to those they bump into in local

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Principal honoured for work White Rock Elementary principal Frances Fagan is one of two Surrey School District principals have received national recognition in the Learning Partnership’s listing of Canada’s outstanding principals. Both she and Yrsa Jensen, principal of Hillcrest Elein Frances Fagan mentary Clayton, have principal both been honoured for exceptional leadership in the organization’s 2012 awards, and will join the National Academy of Canada’s Outstanding Principals in a ceremony Feb. 28 in Toronto. The listing, which recognizes multiple principals for each province, comes as the result of an extensive selection process including nomination by peers, school staff and community members. District communications manager Doug Strachan said such a national honour for Fagan and Jensen “reflects very well on the school district.” “We’re proud of these principals, and proud that the school communities they serve can share in their accomplishments,” he said.

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White Rock Resident Margaret North-Mainwaring celebrates her 101st birthday on Sunday, Feb. 5 with friends and family at First United Church. The active senior, who has one daughter and one grandson, has lived in White Rock for 35 years.

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Welcome to 2012! It’s the year White Rock Travel & Cruises celebrates our 60th year of business. Isn’t that amazing? And it’s only possible through the support of our loyal clients, like you. We owe you a huge, heartfelt THANK YOU! We look forward to many more years of planning unforgettable vacations just for you.

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n Ocean Park business owner has transformed his company’s hydroponic technology to appease an appetite for a different kind of green. Tarren Wolfe, owner of Urban Cultivator, has taken the company in a new direction from being one of B.C.’s go-to suppliers of marijuana-growing equipment to stocking up the province’s most posh restaurants with micro-greens, arugula and other lettuces. “We had been making a similar line for about 12 years and then a couple of years ago we decided to do one that would be more geared towards micro-greens and classic herbs,” he said. And while his BC Northern Lights company – winner of High Times’ Stash Award – is one that may raise a few eyebrows, Wolfe explains that like any business-savvy entrepreneur, he and his partners satiated a need in the market. “Growing up in Kelowna, we knew people who were growing (marijuana) and we knew there was a market that needed to be

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Tarren Wolfe poses with a Kitchen Cultivator in Vancouver’s Yew restaurant. filled,” he said. “It’s legal in 18 states and it’s legal here, as well.” Still, adjusting the focus to Urban Cultivator’s more family-friendly purpose was an easy decision for Wolfe – and his wife – he admits. “She cringes every time she reads about the other business,” he said. Using the technology from his previous venture, Wolfe and his business partners created Urban Cultivator’s computercontrolled hydroponic growing system at a time when demand for local, organic ingredients is at an all-time high. The products, including seeds and a how-to guide, come in two sizes – one for commercial use and the other for

residential use – and are meant to just “set it and forget.” In Metro Vancouver alone, the company has sold products to some of the region’s top restaurants, including Burnaby’s Pear Tree, C in Vancouver and restaurants in the Four Seasons hotel chain, including Yew in Vancouver and Sidecut in Whistler – which was the company’s first customer. “Chef Tory was our first customer and a real pioneer. It’s been a real blessing to have a first customer like that,” said Wolfe, about Sidecut’s head chef. “We were looking for the people who obviously wanted to use it, and there are many.” The increasing demand is a point that was not lost on the business moguls who

make up the panel of CBC’s entrepreneurial reality show, Dragon’s Den. While presenting the product on the episode that aired Jan. 25, three of the panel members quickly made offers to swap services for a portion of the business. But it was marketing maven Arlene Dickinson who sealed the deal with an exchange of 20 per cent of the company for $400,000, after the other two rescinded their offers. Although the help of Dickinson will be a huge boost, just being on the show was enough to raise their status, Wolfe said. “We got a lot of free eyeballs. There are two million viewers who watch that show a night, so it’s awesome marketing,” he said. In fact, Wolfe says he has been approached by four teachers applying for grants to have the equipment as teachers’-aid products. “With their help we’re producing a curriculum and pitching to the school boards,” said Wolfe. “It will teach kids basically how to grow and give them the basic knowledge.” If all goes well, Wolfe says he believes that herbs and greens grown by schools will generate revenue, which can then be put back into the classroom. Although Wolfe says the company’s goal is to go global – they have received offers and inquiries from more than 40 different countries – there are still big plans for right here in Metro Vancouver. The company will be opening up the first living-produce aisle sometime in March, in downtown Vancouver’s Nicli Antica Pizzeria – which goes through $2,000 worth of basil and arugula a month – exchanging four of the commercial-sized cultivators for the space. “It will get people to come in and they can see the produce right in front of them,” Wolfe said. For more information about the company, go to www.urbancultivator.net

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■ White Rock and District Garden Club welcomes new members to next meeting, 2 p.m., Feb. 14 at Cranley Hall, 2141 Cranley Dr. Info, Eileen at 604-538-0496. ■ VACC Surrey/White Rock Committee Bicycle route/signage planning meeting Feb. 28. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Newton Seniors’ Centre, 13775 70 Ave, Activity Room #2.

contemporary & classic folk music. Feb. 22, 4 - 6 p.m. at White Rock Elks, 1469 George St. Contact: 604 538-4016 www. whiterockelks.ca ■ Easter Seals 24-hour Relay information session on Feb. 22 at Ocean Park Library, 12854 17 Ave., at 6:30 p.m. For more information, go to www.24hourrelay.com

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■ Royal Canadian Legion, Ladies’ Auxiliary luncheon noon Thursday, ■ All ages PuppetFeb. 16, 2012, at 2643 128 making Workshop Feb . St. 15, White Rock Llibrary, ■ Osteoporosis Canada 3:30-5 p.m. Create rod, box, sock or hand puppets Surrey White Rock Chapter Feb. 16, 7 p.m. at from recycled paper, Crescent Gardens Retireempty plastic bottles, ment Facility 1222 King costume jewelry, old George Blvd. ribbons, Speaker: lace, socks Sydney and gloves. Massey, Materials B.C. Dairy provided. Foundation Contact: on “Calcium, jarmstrong@ Protein, fvrl.bc.ca or Vitamin D call 604-541- datebook@peacearchnews.com & Bone 2204. Health.” No ■ Kids Can pre-registraKnit Feb. 15 4 p.m.-5:30 tion required. p.m. at Surrey Museum, ■ Seniors Coffee and 17710 56A Ave. Learn Connect Tour Feb. 23, new skills by knitting 2012, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. bookmarks and small (including lunch). Bus bags. Must pre-register tour for seniors to view at 604-592-6956. Cost: 4 community services, learn sessions, $39 (8-12yrs). about the community and ■ Successful Aging enjoy lunch. To register, Fraser Health Home contact Sources at 604Health offering two-hour 542-4357 (call between 9 “Successful Aging” info a.m.-1 p.m.) Cost: $3. session. Feb. 15 from Friday 1–3 p.m. at Active Living Centre, 1475 Anderson St. ■ Guest Speaker, Rev. Space limited to 30. Matthew Low will speak ■ South Surrey Soul at St. John’s Presbyterian Sisters Monthly meeting Church, 1480 George St., Feb. 15, 2 p.m. Whitecliff on March 2 at 2:30 p.m. Retirement Residence, Topic: Justice Will Prevail. 15501 16 Ave. Supporting Saturday African grandmothers ■ Semiahmoo Minor who are raising 14 million Ball Hockey Association orphaned children. Info, registration, Feb. 18, email claremar@shaw.ca 10 - 2 p.m. at Canadian ■ The Walkers

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lifestyles Initiative aims to help grandparents raising their grandchildren

New support line launched The Ministry of Children and Family Development has com“Hi mom, could you pick up the mitted $100,000 a year for the kids?” support phone line and email “OK, where?” service, in response to a request Sharrie Dahl arrived at the from support group Grandparaddress she was given to find that ents Raising Grandchildren. her two grandsons, then aged Two social workers will jobthree and eight, had been left in share one position and provide the care of a drug dealer on the information on government serstreets of Whalley. vices, as well as help Dahl, a Cloverdale ❝As grandparents, people understand it’s a whole new their rights, obligaresident, had already been caring for her journey because tions and options daughter’s then-14raising another you’re parenting when year-old girl since she family member’s the second time child, be it a grandwas a baby. Two years after pickchild or otherwise. around.❞ ing up her grandsons, “Each family’s situSharrie Dahl Dahl’s daughter, who ation is different,” grandmother had long struggled said Minister Mary with drug addiction, committed McNeil. “But you know what, the suicide. need for information, the need for That was 10 years ago, when services and resources, still matshe said there were few supports ters to all of us. for grandparents who find them“If you don’t know where to go selves raising their grandchildren. to find it, it’s awfully hard to get In Dahl’s case, the three grand- there.” children she raised had to cope The support line will be operwith fetal alcohol syndrome and ated by the Parent Support SerADHD, as well as grief issues. vices Society of B.C., a Burnaby“As grandparents, it’s a whole based non-profit group which new journey because you’re par- assists people who have taken on enting the second time around.” a parenting role. Last month in Burnaby, the proAccording to the last census vincial government announced a data, in 2006, there were almost new help line for grandparents in 10,000 grandchildren being such situations who don’t know raised by their grandparents, said where to turn. Carol Ross, the society’s execuWanda Chow Black Press

tive director. It’s a figure the organization believes is growing “just based on the number of people coming to our support groups and the phone calls that mostly I get, so it will be wonderful it won’t just have to be me,” she said with a laugh, of the new help line. Of grandparents who are caring for grandkids, 85 per cent are doing so because of a crisis situation. She noted that many such children also have higher-thanaverage levels of special needs. The calls Ross receives, that now will likely be taken by the help line staff, are often about family court, child protection, health services, counselling and respite services. As for Dahl, before there were such services, she learned to advocate for herself and her grandchildren. She’s now involved in a number of groups, including as a GRG support group facilitator. “We’re the parents and the grandparents. And it really does take a village to raise these kids.” The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Line is at 604-558-4740 or 1-855-474-9777 (toll-free in B.C.) and will operate Monday to Friday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., to start. Emails may be sent to GRGline@ parentsupportbc.ca

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Surrey wants some of the money obtained by the province through proceeds of crime legislation to pay for two local initiatives. Surrey is applying for grants under a provincial civil forfeiture program to pay for a child advocacy centre called Sophieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Place and the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wire theft reduction program. Sophieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Place was just launched this month by Sophie Tweed-Simmons, the daughter of KISS frontman Gene Simmons and Playboy playmate Shannon Tweed. The wire-theft program is designed to cut down on the $2.5 million worth of wire stolen in Surrey last year.

The money Surrey is after comes under the Civil Forfeitures Program, where the province can seize assets that have been used during criminal acts. Most recently, the province sold a Lamborghini that was allegedly used in street racing along Highway 99. It was among 13 vehicles impounded Aug. 31, following reports that a number of high-end cars were speeding down the highway. The vehicles were pulled over in South Surrey and White Rock. Surrey is planning to apply for some of the money the province has made from that, and similar sales of suspected criminal assets. The civil forfeiture program has been

under way since 2006. The funds are put in reserve to support local governments for local programs targeting crime. Since its inception, the forfeiture office has distributed $1.5 million to local government from its seizure of assets. A staff report to council indicates Surrey has been in discussion with the Civil Forfeiture Office (CFO) for some time, as the city looked for projects that might be suitable for a grant. The CFO told Surrey it might get support for Sophieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Place and the wire theft program, the staff report said. In past years, the CFO has distributed grants of $25,000 to $40,000, but has recently indicated it was considering increasing that amount.

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Encouraged by guidelines that will require triplex housing to provide at least two parking spots per suite, restricts their size and where they go, White Rock councillors have given preliminary approval to a new policy that would permit

construction of three-unit residential housing projects in the city. A final council vote is scheduled for Feb. 20. Paul Stanton, the city’s director of planning and development services, said last month that the triplex regulations will require owners to provide two off-street parking spots for every unit.

“What we’re trying to do is not increase the onstreet parking problems we already have,” he said. The overall size of a triplex can’t be any bigger than the duplexes already permitted under city bylaws, and the triplexes must be built in areas where multiple-family dwellings already exist. - with files from Tracy Holmes

N OT I C E O F P U B L I C H E A R I N G - M O N DAY, F E B R U A RY 2 0 , 2 012 The Council of the City of Surrey will hold a Public Hearing pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Act, in the Council Chamber at City Hall, 14245 - 56 Avenue, Surrey, BC, on Monday, February 20, 2012, commencing at 7:00 p.m. Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17582

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Block C Indoor and outdoor amenity space for the residential uses permitted in this Zone; Child care centres restricted to a maximum floor area of 150 square metres [1,600 sq.ft.]; and One dwelling unit per lot provided that the dwelling unit is contained within the principal building and restricted to a maximum floor area of 140 square metres [1,500 sq.ft.]. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW NO. 17584

Application: 7910-0135-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 1122 and 1144 - 184 Street APPLICANT: Randy Bishop and Gordon Hamilton c/o Randy Bishop 936 - 184 Street Surrey, BC V3S 9R9 PROPOSAL: To rezone the site from “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)” (By-law No. 6405) to “General Agriculture Zone (A-1)”. The purpose of the rezoning is to allow a broader range of agricultural uses and activities than is currently permitted under the existing CD Zone.

Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17583 Application: 7911-0259-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 6625 and 6637 - 196 Street APPLICANT: Titus (Clayton) Ventures Ltd. c/o Rick Johal 3093 - 162A Street, Surrey, BC V3S 7E1 PROPOSAL: To rezone the site from “One Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Multiple Residential 30 Zone (RM 30)”. DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT To vary “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000”, as amended, Part 22, Section F, as follows: (a)

To reduce the minimum north setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 3.9 metres (13 ft.) for Buildings 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9; (b) To reduce the minimum east setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 2.9 metres (10 ft.) for Buildings 8, 11 and 12; (c) To reduce the minimum south setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 3.9 metres (13 ft.) for Building 11 and to 4.9 metres (16 ft.) for the amenity building and Buildings 3 and 4; and (d) To reduce the minimum west setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 2.9 metres (10 ft.) for Buildings 2, 7, 9 and 11. The purpose of the rezoning and development variance permit is to permit the development of approximately 62 townhouse units in East Clayton.

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Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17585 Application: 7911-0215-00

Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17584 Application: 7911-0241-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 3303, 3333, 3361 - 152 Street, Portions of 3332, 3352 Croydon Drive and Portion of 3386 - 150 Street APPLICANT: Polygon Development 272 Ltd. c/o Kevin Shoemaker #900, 1333 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6H 4C2 PROPOSAL: To rezone the site from “One Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)”. The purpose of the rezoning is to permit the development of a phased comprehensive development consisting of 510 apartment units, 40 townhouse units, and 743 square metres (8,000 sq. ft.) of indoor amenity space in multiple buildings. B. Permitted Uses for By-law 17584 The Lands and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses, provided that such combined uses are part of a comprehensive design: 1. Block A (a) Ground-oriented multiple unit residential buildings; and (b) Child care centres, provided that such centres: i. Do not constitute a singular use on the lot; and ii. Do not exceed a total area of 3.0 square metres [32 sq.ft.] per dwelling unit. 2. Blocks B, D, E and F (a) Multiple unit residential buildings and ground-oriented multiple unit residential buildings; and (b) Child care centres, provided that such centres: i. Do not constitute a singular use on the lot; and ii. Do not exceed a total area of 3.0 square metres [32 sq.ft.] per dwelling unit.

CIVIC ADDRESS: 14338 - 103 Avenue and 10268 - 143 Street APPLICANT: 0798440 B.C. Ltd. and 0910632 B.C. Ltd. c/o WG Architecture Inc. (Wojciech Grzybowicz) Suite 1030, 470 Granville Street Vancouver, BC V6C 1V5 PROPOSAL: To rezone 14338 -103 Avenue from “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)”, (By-law No. 17105) and 10268 - 143 Street from “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)” to “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)”. The purpose of the rezoning is to permit a townhouse development with approximately 29 units. Permitted Uses for By-law 17585 The Lands and structures shall be used for ground-oriented multiple unit residential buildings. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW NO. 17585

Additional information may be obtained from the Planning & Development Department at (604) 591-4441. Copies of the by-law(s), development variance permit, supporting staff reports and any relevant background documentation may be viewed in the “Notices” section of the City of Surrey website at www.surrey.ca or inspected at the City Hall, Monday through Friday (except statutory holidays) between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from Tuesday, February 7, 2012 to Monday, February 20, 2012. All persons who believe their interest in property will be affected by the proposed by-law(s)/ development variance permit shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing on matters contained in the by law(s)/development variance permit. Should you have any concerns or comments you wish to convey to Council, please fax to 604-591-8731, email clerkswebmail@surrey.ca, or submit in writing to the City Clerk at 14245 - 56 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3X 3A2, no later than Monday, February 20, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. Please note that Council may not receive further submissions from the public or interested persons concerning these applications after the Public Hearing has concluded. Jane Sullivan City Clerk

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A barn in the 3700-block of 168 Street burns on Thursday afternoon. last week. On Thursday morning, a 28-yearold man was installing insulation atop a construction site in the 8700-block of 130 Street. The worker fell and plunged more than 15 metres (50 feet) onto a concrete pad. He succumbed to his injuries.

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Surrey Arts Council. Called Just Birds, it’s open to both two and three-dimensional works on the theme of our feathered residents and visitors, with cash prizes for the top entries (each participant is allowed to enter three works). Deadline for entries is 4 p.m., April 27, with the show itself running from June 3 to 30, with a gala reception June 9. Mould and McMahon are also seeking sponsors for awards and the reception (information: 604-583-4538). For artists, entry forms are available at the centre, 13530 72 Ave., through www. artscouncilofsurrey.com or by calling 604-594-2700.

Explorer Idol The British Invasion – 18th century-style – will come to the First United Church hall (15385 Semiahmoo Ave.) at 11 a.m. on Feb. 18, when Peninsula Productions presents Canadian Musical Theatre’s Explorer Idol. The second show in Peninsula Productions’ fun series of Cushion Concerts aimed at children from kindergarten to age 12, Explorer Idol literally rocks the history of early west coast exploration, particularly the search for the elusive Northwest Passage. Multi-instrumentalist/musical director Allen Desnoyers’ touring pop-rock pastiche is modelled on a televison ‘star search’ program to tell the story of six famed explorers, including British naval captains James Cook, William Bligh and George Vancouver (who form the guitar/bass/drums house band). It’s a life-and-death contest among the celebrities for the title of Canada’s Greatest Explorer, which will be decided by a final audience vote. The show runs about 45 minutes and children are encouraged to bring a cushion to sit on, and to also ask questions of the performers after the show. Tickets ($15) are available at Tapestry Music, 1335 Johnston Rd., or at tickets.surrey.ca

Kwantlen concerts Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s music department presents a series of Wednesday classical and jazz concerts, Music At Midweek, 12:15 to 1 p.m. at the Langley campus (20901 Langley By-pass). This Wednesday (Feb. 15), the featured artists are music department performance majors. Upcoming concerts feature the Kwantlen Chamber Singers (Feb. 22) and the Kwantlen Jazz Band (Feb. 29).

Talent search Musically-gifted young people aged 19 and younger are currently being sought for the Diamond In The Rock competition, Feb. 15 to March 28 at the Roadhouse Grille Restaurant (1781 King George Blvd.). Seven weeks of performances on Wednesdays, from 7 to 9 p.m. will culminate in a final at Blue Frog Studio on Saturday, April 14. The winner and second- and third-place contestants will each

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It’s history with a beat as Explorer Idol, pitched at children in kindergarten to age 12, uses the pop-rock style of the ’60s British Invasion to retell the story of the early exploration of B.C.’s coastline, Feb. 18, 11 a.m. at First United Church.

receive a bursary; the winner will also receive a wide array of prizes including recording time at Blue Frog and Turtle Studios, radio promotion and gigs at the Roadhouse Grille, the Spirit of the Sea Festival and as an opening act in a Rock.It Boy show. All finalists will be offered a 50 per cent discount on recording time and will be provided with video shot at the finals for use on YouTube. Competition is limited to Peninsula residents (south of 40 Avenue and west of 192 Street) and proof of age and residence is required. To register, email doug_ lachance@telus.net

Musicians invited Calling all musicians, singers, songwriters, poets and artists – Five Corners rendezvous Coffee With Attitude (Laura’s Coffee Corner) at 15202 Pacific Ave. is offering an evening of entertainment networking, Thursday, Feb. 16 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Proprietor Laura Cornale said participants are welcome to bring business cards and instruments. “It should be a fun evening – and a jam should break out,” she said. For more information, call 604538-6600.

Art show Locally-known visual artists Gabrielle Greig (Mrs. Picasso) and Linda Bell (featured in a solo show last year by Semiahmoo Arts) are among the participants in the group exhibition Four Women, Four Stories at the Tsawassen Longhouse Gallery, 1710 56 St., Feb. 16 to 26. Sullivan resident Greig’s focus is on acrylic painting with an increasing focus on the semiabstract, while Fleetwood resident Bell’s collages and acrylics are also moving toward abstract compositions. Also participating are Birgit Coath and Nancy Dean. Opening reception is Sunday, Feb. 19 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

City Soul Choir White Rock South Surrey Hospice Society will celebrate its 30th year of serving the community with a concert by Vancouver’s dynamic and uplifting City Soul Choir, 7:30 p.m., Feb. 18 at White Rock Baptist Church, 1657 140 St. Often numbering as many as 90 members, the choir – directed by Brian Tate – has won praise for its high-energy blend of gospel, world music, soul, pop, spirituals and more. Tate will also perform with guest group Tri-Vo, a versatile a cappella trio. Tickets ($25) are available from www.whiterockhospice.org or call 604-531-7484.

Call for artists Newton Cultural Centre artistsin-residence Wendy Mould and Becky McMahon are issuing an invitation for emerging visual artists in all media, including photography, for the centre’s first open call show, sponsored by

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First show of the year in the current White Rock Players Club season at Coast Capital Playhouse (1532 Johnston Rd.) is Norm Foster’s Drinking Alone, directed by Susanne de Pencier, running until Feb 25. Relying on the old standby of playwriting – the family reunion – Foster’s situation comedy centres on the uneasy meeting of two adult children with their longestranged father Ivan (Roger Currie), with new wife, Phyllis (Sheila Keating) in tow, after 15 years of virtually no contact. The daughter, Carrie (Sarah Green) an apparently successful TV news reader, is teetering on the edge of being an alcoholic, just like the mother to whose not-so-tender mercies their father abandoned them. The son, Joe (Terry Thomas) is an unambitious man who runs the family’s moribund drycleaning business. In an attempt to convince his father he’s not a loser, he hires an escort, Renee (Vanessa Klein), to masquerade as his fiancee. Evening performances are at 8 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday, with a 2:30 p.m. matinee Sunday, Feb. 19.

Traditional jazz The White Rock Traditional Jazz Society’s series of Sunday afternoon Dixieland-style live music and dance sessions (3 to 6 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Crescent Branch 240, 2643 128 St.) continue each week until the summer. Admission is $8 for members, $10 for non members. For more information, visit www.whiterocktradjazz.com

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Win improves Southridge record to 6-0

Perfect Storm in league play “And I think we’re putting ourselves in a good position now If the Southridge Storm’s senior (to make a run).” boys basketball team is to enjoy The players, too, are confident, any post-season success, it’ll be the coach added, and the recent the squad’s senior players who do winning streak has only boosted the heavy lifting, says head coach their morale. Steve Anderson. He doesn’t expect the pressure “I’m a firm believer that any of playoffs will adversely affect his team success you have is based group, either. on your seniors. You might have “A lot of these guys have been in some good (younger players), but pressure-packed situations the last from a leadership standpoint, your few years,” Anderson said. seniors lead you,” Anderson said. “Guys like Jonathan Yu – he’s “They drive the bus.” been on the team three And if that’s the years now, so this is a ❝You might case, the Storm would group that knows what have some appear to be in good to expect, and I think good (younger they’re ready for it. hands, as the team’s elder statesmen – all players), but from “For us, our motto is nine of them – have ‘no excuses’ – they know a leadership already led the AA what they need to do.” standpoint, your boys team to an Fraser Valley impressive regular seniors lead you.❞ Championships begin season. Feb. 18 at Archbishop Steve Anderson After an 85-57 win Carney Secondary in Southridge coach last week over D.W. Port Coquitlam. If the Poppy Secondary, the Storm, who will enter Storm – currently No. 5 in B.C. the tournament as one of the AA rankings – finished their favourites to win it, finish in the league schedule with a flawless top four they’ll qualify for a sixth 6-0 record, and a 14-10 mark consecutive trip to provincial overall, including exhibition and championships, slated for tournament games, many of which Kamloops next month. came against triple-A competition. Senior night Against Poppy, the Storm got scoring from nearly all spots The Storm’s nine senior players on the roster. Seniors Shahbaj were honoured Thursday evening Dhillon and Ben Severide led at the South Surrey school, during the charge, with 19 and 14 a game between the current points, respectively, while fellow senior boys squad and a team of Grade 12s Jonathan Yu, who had Southridge alumni. nine points and five rebounds, In addition to Dhillon, Severide, and Mayaz Alam, who had an Yu and Alam, the team recognized 11-point, 10-rebound effort, also graduating Grade 12s Cameron chipped in. Adams, Liam MacDonald, Josh “It’s been a pretty good year, Mays-Quinn, Justin Pannu and overall,” Anderson said. Jonathan Shu. Nick Greenizan Sports Reporter

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Southridge Storm’s Shahbaj Dhillon takes the ball to the hoop during a game earlier this season.

Brayden Jaw, Alex Hagen score overtime goals for Surrey

Eagles win three straight to move into first place Nick Greenizan Sports Reporter

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Eagles’ Brett Mulcahy gets away from Clippers’ Ryan Wells on Wednesday.

Just a few days after head coach Matt Erhart declared that his team had been having trouble finishing off opponents in overtime, the Surrey Eagles went out and proved otherwise. Erhart’s Eagles – who had lost its last four OT contests, dating back to mid-January – won two overtime games last week, and added another win in regulation, and now sit alone in top spot in the BC Hockey League’s Coastal Conference. On Wednesday in Nanaimo, Brayden Jaw scored the overtime winner to boost the Birds to a 4-3 win over the Clippers, and Friday at South Surrey Arena, the Eagles

defeated Cowichan 8-5. Sunday’s game was a lucky one, more than anything. “My shot was just through a screen and it against the Langley Rivermen again took overtime to decide, but Alex Hagen scored just went in, I didn’t expect it. That was a 1:32 into the extra frame to give Surrey two lucky break,” he said. points. Devon Toews, Sean McGovern “We’d definitely been having ❝The only team with and Robert Lindores also scored trouble winning those overtime a worse OT record for Surrey. games, but it’s like I joked with Surrey, winners of four straight the guys going into overtime in than us, was them.❞ and five of the last six, now sport Matt Erhart a 30-10-2-7 record, good for 69 Nanaimo – the only team with Eagles coach a worse OT record than us, was points, one ahead of the equally hot Powell River Kings, who are them, so maybe we can win this one,” Erhart said. 8-2 in their last 10. Third-place Cowichan “Then sure enough, we went out and scored fell off the pace after losing twice to Coquit17 seconds in.” lam on the weekend. Though four-on-four overtime would seem “It’s definitely nice to look at the standings tailored to the Eagles’ game, Jaw said his goal  see page 27


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For the first time this season, the Valley West Hawks are not in a playoff position. The B.C. Hockey Major Midget League team extended its losing streak to four games earlier this month, losing a pair of 4-3 decisions to the Fraser Valley Bruins. The losses, on Feb. 4 and 5, coupled with a pair of wins by the North Island Silvertips over the South Island Thunderbirds, lifted North Island into sixth place, one point up on the Hawks. The Bruins are just two back

of Valley West, which has played then Langley defenceman Austin Bietenbeck of the Hawks closed two more games than each of the two teams they are out the scoring with 45 battling for a playoff seconds to play. Valley West fell behind berth with. The Hawks trailed 2-0 early again in Sunday’s rematch at the Langley after one period Saturday in Abbotsford, and Events Centre, trailing were down 3-0 midway 3-1 and 4-2 at the through the contest until period breaks. Langley forwards Mitch Friesen forwards Lange and Kyle Raymond, and White of Surrey and Langley’s Danton Heinen took Rock’s Matthew Cox Matthew Cox turns setting each other Valley West Hawks were the goal scorers. up. The Hawks had a bye The Hawks remained a last weekend, and will return to the ice Feb. 18-19 with goal down for most of the third period. Fraser Valley made it a home-and-home series against 4-2 with five minutes to play, the Vancouver Canadians.

Lindores tallies four points in win  from page 25 however, Surrey exploded for Other goals were scored by on a Monday and see yourself in five goals – including an emptyTanev, McGovern – with two – first,” Erhart said. “And we still netter – to secure the win. Matt Cronin, Jaw and Morley. have two games in hand on PowLindores had one goal and Surrey is back on the road this ell River and Cowichan, so it’s up three assists, while Steve Koshey weekend, with two games against to us now where we finish.” had a three-point night with a the Alberni Valley Bulldogs. Despite being separated by 32 goal and two helpers. - with files from Greg Sakaki points in the standings, Saturday’s tilt against the Rivermen – who sit last in the conference – was a close one, with the teams trading goals in both the P U B L I C N OT I C E first and third periods, before Hagen potted the OT winner. “Their goalie made some big saves to keep them in it, and they scored a late goal to send it to OT,” Erhart said. “Then when overtime TAKE NOTICE THAT pursuant to sections 24 and 26 of the went to three-on-three, I Community Charter, S.B.C. 2003, c. 26 as amended, the City just threw three forwards out there and said, ‘Go of Surrey (the “City”) hereby gives notice of its intention to get us a goal.’” provide assistance and of a proposed property disposition Tyler Morley and under a partnering agreement between the City and the Brandon Tanev scored Surrey City Development Corporation (the “Development in regulation time for Corporation”) dated April 30, 2007 (the “Agreement”). Surrey, while Jackson Playfair and Mike AND THAT the Agreement as approved by Council is part Tebbutt – on the power of a strategy to maximize the financial returns through play – replied for Langley. development and provide an annual revenue stream to the Surrey backup City from the City’s wholly owned Development Corporation. netminder Conor Barrie The form of assistance is the transfer of beneficial interest was between the pipes for in lands more particularly described below (the “Lands”) the home team, stopping from the City to the Development Corporation, valued at 24 shots en route to $22,171,000.00, in exchange for preferred shares of the third-star honours. Development Corporation. The Lands are more particularly In Friday’s 8-5 win described as follows: over the Capitals, it was special teams – specifically the power Parcel Identifier: 028-138-830 play – that was the story Lot 3 Section 28 Township 7 of the game. New Westminster District Plan BCP43682 Surrey, which has the (3515 - 192 Street) fourth-best power play in the BCHL, was 4-for-6 AND THAT the Agreement and any relevant background with the man-advantage, documentation may be inspected at the City Hall, Office of while the Caps were 2-for-4. the City Clerk, 14245 – 56th Avenue, Surrey, BC, Monday Cowichan’s Darrin through Friday (except statutory holidays) between 8:30 a.m. Robak opened the and 4:30 p.m. scoring with just five seconds in the first Jane Sullivan period, but the Eagles City Clerk scored three unanswered in the second period to take the lead, though Cowichan fought back to tie by the second www.surrey.ca intermission. In the third period,

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It is with great sadness that we say goodbye too early to our dear husband, dad, brother, uncle and friend. Bill died suddenly at home, in South Surrey, BC. Bill was an active man of many and various interests and talents. He loved horses, and rode often as a youth on his family’s ranch at Bragg Creek near Calgary. He was a lover of Shakespearean books and plays, wrote poems and collected anecdotes, stories and jokes whenever and wherever he could. He was a master of bridge and card games of all sorts. Bill was an all-round sports enthusiast. He played baseball, football and hockey, loved skiing, and coached soccer for many years at the high school level, played golf into retirement, and rounded out his retirement by competing in several BC Senior Games, trying a myriad of sports - softball, track and field, cycling, mountain biking, and pickle ball. Bill is survived by his loving wife Sheila, daughter Catherine Higginson (Gordon), son Anthony (Audra), 7 grandchildren, brothers Gary, Doran, Darrell (Carol), Gerry (Lynn), John, sister Madonna Dyson (Russ),sisterin-law Eleanor Hodgins, and 16 nieces and nephews, 19 grand nieces and nephews, and his dog Beni. A funeral Mass will be held at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 2250-150th St, Surrey on February 14th at 1:30pm followed by a reception in the church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Therese Marie Leone Hawthorne, 90 years old, passed away peacefully, at Evergreen Baptist Care Home, on February 10, 2012. She was born on August 12, 1921 in North Battleford Saskatchewan, the youngest of seven children. Terrie graduated from school and received a degree in nursing from Holy Family Hospital in Prince Albert Saskatchewan. She met and married the late Victor Hawthorne on July 20, 1946 at St. Patrick’s Church, Vancouver B.C. Terrie spent many years nursing at St. Vincent’s and Royal Columbian hospital and raising four children. In later years, she was devoted to bringing communion to the sick and shut ins. Terrie is survived by her four children Dennis Hawthorne (Sharon), (Norma), Gerry Hawthorne (Cindy), Julie Lorieau (Henri), Shelley Slanisky (David). She is also survived by fourteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. We would like to thank the staff of Evergreen, for their exceptional care of our mother. Funeral service will be held on Thursday February 16 at 1:00 PM at Good Shepherd Catholic church, South Surrey B.C. with a reception to follow.

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LOGGING TRUCK DRIVER’S NEEDED IMMEDIATELY for Interior and Vancouver Island for well established Company (Kurt Leroy Trucking Ltd). Full time for 12 months. Please fax resume and drivers abstract to 250-287-9914. NO PHONE CALLS!!!!

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INTERNATIONAL Herbs (BC) Ltd, growers of fresh herbs and vegetables located in Surrey, British Columbia is looking for seasonal farm labour. Duties will include (but are not limited to) the follow- ing: Seeding, Planting, Weeding, Harvesting, Processing, Packag- ing. Ability to operate farm ma- chinery is an asset. No skills or prior experience required. Hourly pay is $10.25. Contact work@internationalherbs.net or drop by in person (only between 9am and 4pm) at 4151 184th Street in Surrey. VEGETABLE FARM WORKER wanted for planting, harvesting, weeding & packaging. $10.25/hour, 40 hrs/week. Start early May. Contact Bill Cho Farms, 3728 176 St. Surrey, or ph/fax: (604)576-1490. WA GARDEN, 17535 40 Ave., Surrey req’s F/T vegetable workers, weeding, planting, packaging, harvesting. Good health 40 hrs/week. Start early May. $10.25/hr. Fax 604-574-0268 Call 604-313-1133

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

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Bucky’s Pizzeria is now hiring P/T delivery person 2 or 3 days per week. Apply with resume to Unit 1B, 15562 - 24th Ave. Surrey after 3 p.m. daily except Monday.

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TILING

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

Call Dave: 604-862-9379

Maverick Construction Residential Renovation Specialist

Andrew 604-618-8585 $ Best Rates $

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YOU NAME IT - WE DO IT Renovating Homes on the Peninsula for 25 Years. FULLY LICENSED & INSURED

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Repairs to all major appliances

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CLEANING SERVICES

A DUTCH WOMAN seeks residential / office cleaning, move in/outs. Very exp. consistent & reliable. Great refs. Rene 604-531-7870.

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Vincent 543-7776

CLEANING SERVICE Avail. weekly & biweekly. Move-in & Move out service.$23/hr. Min 4 hrs. Great refs. Call 604-340-1260

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

Call Andrew (778)868-3374

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Call Mark (604)536-9092

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

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283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS

ELECTRICAL

Service to fridges, stoves, washers, dryers & dishwashers. Reasonable.

236

PLUMBING

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

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MOVING & STORAGE

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HOME REPAIRS

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MOVING & STORAGE

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TREE SERVICES

Peninsula Tree Preservation S Pruning S Removals S Hedge Trimming ISA Certified Arbourist Fully Insured

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MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 560

MISC. FOR SALE

Can’t Get Up Your Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift! Call 1866-981-5991 Light fixtures. Suitable for dining room (gold colour and glass) $35. For bathroom, light vanity bar, (white) $15 North Delta. 604-5919740

563

MISC. WANTED

REAL ESTATE 641

TOWNHOUSES

ABBOTSFORD. TOWNHOUSE in 55+ complex. 1200 sf, 2 bdrm. 1.5 baths, large living room, oak kit, 2 decks. Small pet ok. Walk to shops. Quiet area. Moving ~ must sell. $184,000. 604-308-0451 8am-7pm.

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE

RENTALS 706

604-538-6278, 778-839-5034

PETS 477

PETS

AMERICAN Terrier Pitbulls purebred. $1,000. negot. Vet ✔, 3 wks old. Reseve now. 604-217-2983 BEAGLE PUPS, tri colored, good looking, healthy, vet check $400. (604)796-3026. No Sunday calls Cairn Terriers: shots/dewormed. Ready to go to good homes. over 20 yrs of referrals. 604-807-5204 or 604-592-5442/604-854-1978 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are Spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977 CAVALIER King Charles Spaniels, vet checkd, vaccinated. Champion Sired. (604)630-7788

WANTED:

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

OCEAN PARK: Exec. - 12 rms + 3 baths. 8 appl. Near Ray Shepherd. 25 x 20 shop. $3000/mo. n/s, n/p. Owner on ground floor. Share utils. Refs. 604-541-8088

WHITE ROCK

OCEAN VIEW, Ocean Park, s.s, granite kit, 3 bd + den, pool, hot tub, dbl grg, $3000. N/S. 604-542-0152

Close to Semiahmoo Mall

Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

1 BEDROOM

Antiques & Collectable’s of all sorts. Appraisals done - Top Prices Paid-

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

578

SPORTING GOODS

X COUNTRY SKIIS & BINDINGS FOR SALE. Kneissl & Rossignal Men’s size 10 & Woman’s size 7. Shoes and Poles as well. $40 per set. 3 pin (old style). North Delta. 604-591-9740

REAL ESTATE 615 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

626

HOUSES FOR SALE

HAWAII ON THE MAINLAND, where healthy low-cost living can be yours. Modern Arenal Maleku Condominiums, 24/7 secured Community, Costa Rica “the most friendly country on earth”! 1-780952-0709; www.CanTico.ca.

706

APARTMENT/CONDO

2 Bdrm/2 Bth apt Mar 1st. In-suite laundry & storage, bright & clean. Wonderful, quiet building in amazing location steps to Mall, Hospital, parks, transit. Call 604-715-5521

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.

DELTA WEST 4895 - 55B St., Ladner Spacious 1 bedroom Balcony, rent incl heat & h/w. Prkg avail. Refs req’d, N/P

Call 604.946.1094 Bayside Property Services Ltd.

GUILDFORD 10082 148th St.

Dble. yellow head Amazon parrot w/extra large cage. Exp. lrge bird keepers only.$1400. 604-823-6782.

Beaut. 1 bdrm. + den, 16th flr. corner suite. Panoramic view. 2 bath, insuite lndry. Exercise rm. & tennis crt. secure prkg. $1000 incls. hot water. Gas F/P. N/P, N/S. Available Now.

ENGLISH BULLDOG PUPPIES Male/Female, shots, micro-chip, vet checked, health guarantee. $2400. Call 604-970-3807. GOLDEN Retriever puppies, born Jan. 7th, family raised, very well socialized, 1st shots & deworming included. Mission 604-820-4827.

604-990-9991 / Cell: 604-762-2345

MINI SCHNAUZER pups. 1st shots, dewormed, tails docked, vet ✓ $800/ea. Call 604-657-2915.

LIMERICK MANOR Near Langley City Hall & shops

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

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

POMERIAN Teacup loving babies, 1st shots, dewormed, dew claws done $650 + (604)581-2772

Concrete Hi-rise. 55+, NS/NP Heat, hot water, & light included

Call 604-538-5337 WHITE ROCK. Large 1 bdrm suite, adult bldg, nr shops, prkg. Incl heat/h/w. Np/ns. 604-596-9977 WHITE ROCK. Lrg 1 bdrm from $695/mo, quiet & clean. Close to beach & shops. Avail now. N/S. Incl heat & hot water. 604-589-7818 WHITE ROCK. NEWLY reno’d, 1 bdrm. apt. QUIET bldg. Avail. Mar. 1st. $875 incl heat, h.wtr & cable. Sorry no pets. Call 604-538-8408. WHITE ROCK. NEWLY reno’d, 2 bdrm. apt., $950 incl heat, h.wtr. & prk. Available now. Sorry no pets. Call 604-538- 8408. WHITE Rock spac 1 bd, heat & hw incl, $800 + $400 DD Feb 1, NP/NS ref’s &1 yr lse req’d. 778-788-6133. WHITE ROCK SUNSET VILLA. Lrg 1 bdrm suite, d/w, balc, concrete bldg. $925. Blk fr Semiahmoo Mall. Call for appt to view: 604-541-6276

14989 Roper Avenue & 1371 Blackwood St. QUALITY APARTMENT RENTALS IN WHITE ROCK These are condo-like building with breath taking views. This property is surrounded by impressive landscaping; Close to shopping and schools. Some suites with ocean views; Indoor & outdoor parking. Bach, one bedroom and two bedroom suites available. NO PETS. For more information and viewing

please call 604-531-9797 Professionally Managed By Gateway Property Management

709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL S. SURREY. Warehouse, approx 1000 sq/ft 220 wiring, two 14’ doors gated, mezzanine. Suitable for storage. Avail immed. 604-541-9224.

736

HOMES FOR RENT

509

518

BUILDING SUPPLIES

SAWMILLS from only $3997 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800566-6899 Ext:400OT. STEEL BUILDINGS FOR ALL USES! Spring Deals! Make an offer on sell-off models at factory and save thousands NOW! Call for FREE Brochure - 1-800-668-5111 ext. 170.

548

FURNITURE

MATTRESSES staring at $99 • Twins • Fulls • Queens • Kings 100’s in stock! www.Direct Liquidation.ca (604)294-2331 Queen Pillow Top Mattress & Box • 720 Coil 2.5’’ Pillowtop • Brand New • 10 yr. warranty • Your Price $490 604.807.5864 The Mattress Guy

1580 EVERALL ST.

WE BUY HOMES BC The OLDER. The DIRTIER. The BETTER. Flexible Terms. Quick Closing. Call us First! 604.657.9422

639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES

Large 2 bdrm $1300/mo.avail now. Insuite w&d, dw, tiled floors, spacious, close to beach, shops, buses, recent reno.

746

1 Bdrm, 1 bath, hrdwd, Heat, h/w, prkg. Nr amenities. Adult inspired bldg, crime free multi-housing. N/S, N/P.

DSI water heater, micro. elec. slideout, create-a-breeze fan & more! $13,983 (Stk.30852A) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644

WHITE ROCK

Everybody’s doing it! Save time, money & steps. Before you go anyplace else, take a walk through the Classifieds for the best bargains around! Check out our “MERCHANDISE FOR SALE” section in the 500’s!

Auto Financing 1.800.910.6402

845

SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars, trucks & heavy equip. $4.00 each. Free pickup anywhere in BC, Min. 10. Toll Free Call:1.877.334.2288

WHITE ROCK. Upper floor, bright, share kitchen. $495/mo. Avail immed. N/S. N/P. 604-560-4456

OCEAN PARK - Resp. mature prof. to share Exec. home. Own bdrm, Livingroom. NS / NP. Refs. $600/mo. 12 x 20 Shop - $250/mo. 604-541-8088 OCEAN PARK. Room with ensuite w/i closet, good view, prkg, nr bus, NS/NP, $675 incl util 604-531-8147

749

STORAGE

SUITES, LOWER

WHITE ROCK 1 bdrm, all utils incl, internet, cable, f/p, laundry, priv ent, quiet, clean, central, cls to bus, NS/NP, Mar 1, $825, 604-535-1807 WHITE ROCK, 1/bdrm suite. 700 sq ft. storage. Heat/HW incl. New flooring & appli. 2 blks to beach. $800/mo. NS/NP. 604-808-1464

751

SUITES, UPPER

BEAUTIFUL Studio Suite w/full bath and kitchenette. Close to beach, hospital, shopping. Suits quiet professional. Available Now. N/P, N/S. $750. Call (778) 229-6267.

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

OCEAN PARK-Furn sgl bdrm.Lndry cooking,wireless,cbl. N/S. $450/mo +part util. Avail now. 604-535-5953

White Rock - 1 bdr, all appls, w/d, prkg. Quiet, cls to bus. N/S, N/P. incl utils. f/p. $950: (778)385-5933

(604) 541-8857, 319-0615

WHITE ROCK, 2 bdrm, 1 bath, main floor, ocean view. N/S. Newly reno”d. $1000/mo. 778-896-2826

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ROOMS FOR RENT

WHITE ROCK, 1583 Keil St. 1400 sf bsmt. suite, 2 bdrm, 1 bath w/shower, fam. rm w/wood stove, kitchen w/all appls, NS/NP, lots of storage, fncd in garden, very priv. & quiet St. Long term. Cls to schls, shopping & Hosp. $895/mth. Hydro extra. Call John (604)603-8557 Avail. March 1, 2012. Take a virtual tour: www.rentbc.com#77539.

WHITE ROCK

Call 604-538-4599

1994 29’ Class C M/H Yellowstone, A class width, slps 8, walk around mstr, all appls & air, $9000 - $2000 for some repairs = $7000 obo. 604-543-9344

Call 536-5639 to view & for rates

S SURREY. LOWER basement,34 & 150. Two bdrm. with new kitchen full bath, laundry. $800/m for one person, $980/m for two people. N/p, n/s, int. cable, utility included. One year rent min. 778-859-1228

Call Mike 604-535-7206

1 Bdrm avail now $850/mo.; 2 bdrms avail March 1st. $955/mo. Quiet, well kept building. Hot water included. Close to shops, bus, hospital. N/P.

AUTO FINANCING

3388 Rosemary Hts Cres. Surrey, second floor office 859 sq.ft., in quiet Rosemary area.

S. SURREY 140/26 Ave. NEW 1 bdrm bsmt ste. $750 incl utils. Avail now. N/S, N/P. (778)292-0529

WHITE ROCK

HOMES WANTED

A/C, microwave, slideout, DSI water heater, awning, $4000 in savings! $14,983 (stk.28226A) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644

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

SOUTH SURREY: Large 2 bdrm grnd flr ste in 4-plex. W/D, f/p, storage, parking, fenced yard. NS/NP. $1030/mo incl utils. 604-535-2197.

604-209-2004

627

TOWNHOUSES

TRANSPORTATION 810

RECREATIONAL/SALE

2008 TRAIL CRUISER 26QBS

S SURREY, Lilac Green. 1900 sq ft. 2 bdrm, 2.5 bths, with den & 3rd floor. Hrdwd flr, gas F/P, 5 appls. NS/NP. $1700. Call 604-535-8626.

White Rock Square and Rosemary Centre

CLASSIFIED ADS MEAN MORE BUSINESS bcclassified.com 604-575-5555

1 bdrm suite, $865/mo Avail March 1-15

AUCTIONS

752

838

OFFICE/RETAIL

Ocean Park 1 bdrm 1200sf oceanview bright lge ktchn f/p $998 incl cbl/net. Priv ldry rm. 604-538-9367

Incl Heat, H/Water, Prkg & Cable.

Auction Water/Wine Bottling Line, Bottling Line, s/s tanks, filtration system, restaurant equipment & more. Feb 25, 11AM, West Kelowna, BC, View photos at (Special Auction) doddsauction.com 1-866-545-3259

741

QUIET BUILDING

Call Mark (604)536-9092

WHITE ROCK. Main Floor, 3 bdrm suite, cozy comfortable house. Nice backyard, great summer time deck. Great location. Close to schools, shops, beach, on bus route. Lower suite currently rented. Avail. Jan. 15th. Drive by 13876 North Bluff Rd. $1500/mo. Utils not incl. Call to view 778-891-7870.

LOW KMS 2000 Acura 3.2 TL immac. Only 126,000kms, have all service records from new from Richmond Acura. Never missed a service. New water pump, timing belt etc. $8200. 604-538-7155

604 - 644 - 3719

WHITE ROCK: 2 bdrm, 1 bath bright, spacious ground level suite in house. Large yard. All appl. incl. w/d. Cls to bus, parks, schools, mall & amens. F/p & hw flrs. 10 min walk to beach. N/S. Sm pet or pets ok. 144th / North Bluff Rd. March 1st. $1100/mo + some utils. 778-862-1499

SUNNY WHITE ROCK

Service to fridges, stoves, washers, dryers & dishwashers. Reasonable.

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS

FULLY FURNISHED HOME Steps to beach 3 - 4 bdrm, 2 baths, 2400 sq ft. 2 level, Garage, beautiful yard, Short or long term $3000/mo. N/S.

750

www.cycloneholdings.ca

Peace Arch Appliance

SUITES, UPPER

S. SURREY, Brand new 1 bdrm carriage suite, detached bldg on1/4 acre. Very private, prestigious area, 2 prk, all appls incl W/D, blt in vac., NS/NP, March 1st. $1100 + portion of utils. Call (604) 306-0929.

WHITE ROCK,

OCEAN PARK. Secure Open Parking for clean vehicle, small trailer? $50/mo. 604-535-5953.

Nice quiet building. 1 & 2 bdrm suites. Includes: Hot water, cable, underground parking, NO PETS CALL 604-536-8499

APPLIANCES

WHITE ROCK - Beautiful Cottage/ home, spectacular Ocean view. Fully reno’d, 1 bdrm + den, new kitch, w/d, d/w. Vintage reno’d bthrm, spac. l/rms w/luxurious ocean views, w/sun-deck. N/S. Pets neg. $1500/mo. Avail now. Refs. Walking dist to W. Beach. 778-882-2827

748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION

SKYLINE APTS. WHITE ROCK 15321 Russell Ave

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

S. SURREY. FULLY furnished home 4/5 bdrms, 3½ baths. 3,366 sq.ft. 2 level. Garage. 5 min. walk to Elgin & Chantrell schools. N/P. Avail. now. Call 604-535-6981.

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TRANSPORTATION

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

White Rock Gardens & Bayview Chateau

Pacific View @ 5 Corners in White Rock. LRG 2 +Den. $1400/mo. mo. to mo. lease. Contact Jbeck@ ranchogroup.com or 604-331-4283.

Yorkshire Terrier, 10 wks M&F Shots & dewormed. Vet checked Black & tan. $900. 778-708-7932

SOUTH SURREY - 3 bdrm rancher on acreage in new area of Pacific Douglas. Avail. immed. $2000 a month + utilities. Call Heather or Geoff for details 604-531-2200

RENTALS

WHITE ROCK

By appt - call 604 - 514 - 1480

Samoyed Pups Champion Sired, Vet chk/ vac. $1200: 604-630-7788 www.summerhillsamoyeds.com

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OTHER AREAS

RENTALS TIME TO PRESSURE WASH YOUR HOME? Browse through bcclassified.com’s Business Service section in the 200-300’s. Class 341 - Pressure Washing

STEEL OF A DEAL - BUILDING SALE! 20X24 $4798. 25X30 $5998. 30X42 $8458. 32X58 $12,960. 40X60 $15,915. 47X80 $20,645. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422. www.pioneersteel.ca

Chihuahua pups, born news years eve, dewclaws, deworm, 1st shots, 1 m/2 f, sable, $750. (604)796-8685

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HOMES FOR RENT

OCEAN PARK 12674-15A. 2 Bdrm rancher, new lam flr, nr 1001 steps, beach access, shops, library & bus. Mar 1, ns/np, $1500. 604-538-6620

“Right Tree - Right Location”

Rob Kootnikoff

736

WHITE ROCK. 2 Bdrm, 1 bath. Near Mall. $1195 incl heat/hw. Senior oriented. NS/NP. Phone 604-536-9565 or 778-385-9565.

HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS

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APARTMENT/CONDO

RENTALS

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AUTO SERVICES

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CARS - DOMESTIC

1991 DODGE SHADOW, cheap transp, good running cond, needs paint, $500 obo. (604)543-9344. 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP, grey/charcoal. black leather int. loaded. 213k. $3200 604-538-8597 2002 CHRYSLER INTREPID 4 dr. loaded, 100K. No acc. Aircared, new brakes/battery, tuned & serviced, exc. cond. Keyless. Quick sale $3950 obo. 604-541-0018. 2005 CHRYSLER SEBRING convertible, silver, 84 k’s. auto. Mags. $6795/obo. (604)826-0519 2006 IMPALA LS, all options, original owner. $5500 obo. Call 604581-0589.

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 1992 HONDA CIVIC, white, 4 dr, 140 km, $1375 obo. Call 604-6253625 or 604-866-0281. 1993 HONDA DESOLE $3,000 obo. Phone (604)328-9570. 1997 Mercedes S500, auto, sunroof, grey/gold. 154k. exc cond. local car $6500 obo. 604-538-8597 2000 Acura 3.2TL Immac Only 126K all serv records New water pump timing belt $8200 538-7155 2002 MERCEDES luxury, all pwr. like new cond.100km, $10,900. 604-501-6190 or 778-926-6190. 2003 CHEVY MALIBU, 110,000 km., auto, V6, Air Cared, good tires, $4300 obo (604)531-3251 2004 MERCEDES C230 SEDAN auto, sunroof, 47k, Gold Mist Mica over blk. leather, exc. cond. local, no accid. $12,230 (604)328-1883 2007 HONDA CIVIC, auto, 4 dr., no accidents, good cond. 123,000km. $10,500 obo (604)538-6050

847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES

2004 JEEP GRAND Cherokee Ltd. 4x4, auto, green, 126K, $8800 incl. tax. Call 604-538-4883

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TRUCKS & VANS

1999 CHEVY VENTURE, white, auto, rebuilt trans, head gasket, new brakes, $2495. (604)826-0519 2004 F350 LARIAT CREW CAB, 4X4, long box, 180K, full load $15,500/obo. 604-812-1278 2004 Ford F150 XLT - 4 dr auto, fully loaded. 77,000 k. Good cond. Local. $8500/obo. (778)881-1216 2007 FORD F150 XLT crew cab, 4 dr, auto, 4x4. Loaded. Black. 185K. No acc. $12,500: 604-727-8611


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Peace Arch News, February 14, 2012