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Wind in their sails: Diehard Members of the Surrey Sailing Club have been braving the cold waters for their annual Frost Bite Series in Boundary Bay for more re than 35 years.  see page 111

Claim filed in B.C. Supreme Court last month

Woods sues Annable for online remark Dan Ferguson Staff Reporter

Former White Rock Coun. Margaret Woods is suing political adversary Cliff Annable for calling her a “git” in a comment posted on the Peace Arch News website last September. In a written claim filed Dec. 21 in the Vancouver B.C. Supreme Court registry, Woods demands an unspecified amount of compen-

sation over the remarks, which were posted Sept. 23 by Annable using the pseudonym “charleymike.” In the online statement, posted as a comment to a PAN story, Annable asked whether another anonymous comment was the work of Woods’ spouse. “Are you Mr. Dickinson the husband of Margaret Woods (the git from Glasgow), who

is always negative and against everything,” the posting said. In October, Annable admitted to the newspaper that he was the author of that comment. Annable said two other comments posted by “charleymike” – one on Oct. 15 promoting Annable’s reputation, and another on Oct. 6 casting disparaging remarks against another

person were not made by him. In her lawsuit, Woods says after Annable confirmed he wrote the Sept. 23 statements, her lawyer contacted him and demanded an apology and retraction of the remarks. She says Annable has refused to date to do either. Woods’ claim states that Annable also  see page 4

Weather closes roads

Snow blankets Peninsula Snow that started falling on the weekend kept falling as the work week began, clogging sidewalks and sending vehicles skidding throughout the Lower Mainland. The weather office issued a snowfall warning Monday, predicting accumulations of 15 to 20 cm through the night for the Fraser Valley and five to 10 cm for Metro Vancouver. The agency also said a strong ridge of high pressure building over northern B.C. will produce strong outflow winds through coastal valleys and inlets resulting in wind chill values near minus-20 degrees or colder. In White Rock, crews closed the usual roads on the steepest hills. People were allowed to access the affected roads at their own risk. City property owners were reminded that bylaws require them to remove all snow and ice from sidewalks near their property no later than 10 a.m. That includes commercial properties, apartments and single-family dwellings. Driving conditions elsewhere in Metro Vancouver were challenging. On Highway 1 RCMP were advising drivers Monday afternoon to stay off the route east of 232 Street, because of dozens of crashes. Also Monday, a jack-knifed semitrailer truck blocked 16 Avenue near 244 Street.

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Above, Jenna Davidson, 10, and her mother Louise take advantage of the weekend’s snowfall for a sledding excursion at Fleetwood Park on Sunday; far left, Tom Crossen and daughter, Chloe, toboggan down a hill at South Surrey Athletic Park, which is where Richard Morin (left) also caught some air on the slopes.

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news White Rock RCMP seeking blond woman and red Mazda

Hit-and-run driver sought Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

White Rock RCMP are looking for a blond woman in her 40s and an older-model, red Mazda sedan with black trim in connection with a pedestrian hit-and-run Tuesday. A 39-year-old South Surrey woman was treated in hospital and released Jan. 10 after being struck by a car while walking westbound on Thrift Avenue, Const. Janelle Shoihet said in a news release issued Thursday morning. The victim was hit by a northbound vehicle that allegedly ran a stop sign around 7:10 p.m., as she crossed an alley just west of Johnston Road. She didn’t report the incident to police until the next day. Shoihet told Peace Arch News it’s possible the driver didn’t know the pedestrian was injured. She apparently stopped and spoke with the victim briefly, then left the scene eastbound on Thrift Avenue. The victim told police she can’t remember the conversation, but suspects she told the driver she wasn’t hurt, Shoihet said. Regardless, police are investigating it as a

hit-and-run. “It wasn’t until (the victim) was walking away she realized she was hurt more than she thought she was,” Shoihet said. “There was scuff marks all over her boots. She thought if she hadn’t jumped out of the way, she would’ve been under the lady’s car.” Police are appealing for the driver – described as a 40- to 45-year-old Caucasian woman, with shoulder-length blond hair and a medium build – to come forward. As well, anyone who may have witnessed the collision or with information regarding the identity of the driver is asked to contact police at 778-593-3600. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Shoihet noted the incident offers lessons to drivers and pedestrians alike: all parties in a collision should always exchange contact information, even if injury or damage isn’t immediately obvious; and, pedestrians walking at night should take care to wear reflective or light-coloured clothing. “We’re lucky here. Had (the victim) been wearing reflective clothing, maybe the driver would’ve seen her sooner,” Shoihet said.

Batalia surveillance photos released Police have released new photographs related to the shooting of Maple Batalia last fall. Batalia, an up-andcoming model and actress, was gunned down in the parkade near Simon Fraser University last September. Police released new photographs on Friday of people of interest in relation to the shooting. Homicide investigators are asking the people in the photos, or anyone who knows them, to contact the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team.

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news NightShift Street Ministries is getting into the work of treating the addicted

A ‘shift’ in dealing with poverty Kevin Diakiw Black Press

MaryAnne Connor has heard many people cry, but she’s never heard the type of wailing she did from Cheryl in 2007. In a world of hurt, suffering from cancer, AIDS and addiction, Cheryl was unburdening a life of pain. Three days later, she was dead. It was at that point, Connor, or MAC as her friends call her, decided feeding the homeless wasn’t enough. The head of Nightshift Street Ministries decided it was time to put her dream of villages for recovery from drugs and alcohol into action. “How many Cheryls have died since then?” she asks. Beginning this weekend, four people will be moving into a test house for recovery on a four-acre parcel of land in South Surrey. The treatment plan is simple, using the same method Connor has employed since she started working with the homeless in 2004: Love people until they learn to love themselves. From the trial house in South Surrey, NightShift is planning a Care Cottage Community on Bible Fellowship property at 64 Avenue and 150 Street. Modelled after a transitional care community on Whitbey Island, Wash., the centre is designed to help people in various stages of “brokenness” to integrate back into society, Connor explains. Still in the planning stages, the number of cottages depends on the size of stream setbacks from Hyland Creek and other density requirements. Connor plans to meet with city planners shortly before bringing a development proposal to council. The project is a long way from Connor’s humble beginnings in 2004, when her goal was simply to feed the homeless and share the Christian word of God with them. Back then, she operated out of the front of a church, and when that came to the attention of the city, NightShift was ushered out. Now, NightShift has a 4,000-sq.-ft. office space on King George Boulevard that accommodates a boardroom, kitchen, counselling offices and Sisters clothing consignment (which now has its own iPhone app in which clothing can be reserved for purchase). Connor is the brain trust behind the mission.

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Former White Rock resident MaryAnne Connor, founder and president of NightShift Street Ministries, has been helping to feed the homeless for several years. She has plans to open a drug and alcohol recovery centre in Surrey and another in northern B.C. Before 2004, she was a high-end realtor living in White Rock. Eventually, she could no longer reconcile how she had a warm place to live, when so many did not. She gave up her practice and went full time into feeding the homeless. But she says God has told her to dream big. And that she has. Beyond the local Care Cottage, she has a Care Village in the works in Fort St. John. She has the use of 580 acres of property, provided by the South Fork Christian Soci-

ety, and has several three- and four-bedroom buildings, which are currently being retrofitted. It will be a working retreat, where people can learn cooking skills, carpentry, and other life skills. Connor works non-stop reaching out to people willing to give of their time, ideas and where possible, donations. Not long ago, she was telling someone about the Fort St. John property and he asked, “How are you going to get them

there?” She thought a bus was the most suitable and affordable way. Nonsense, he said, I’ve got a six-seater plane for you. Connor says she couldn’t have dreamed of having things fall into place as they are. And she thanks God she didn’t let her analytical thinking get in the way. “If I had thought this through, I wouldn’t have done it,” she says. “Do I regret it? Not for a second.”

Overall funding level still lower, critics complain

Eligibility restored for gambling grants Tom Fletcher Black Press

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A parrot refuge on Vancouver Island can once again apply for a provincial grant.

Adult sports and arts groups, environmental and animal welfare agencies will once again be eligible to apply for grants from the B.C. government’s gambling revenues. Those groups were made ineligible after the government cut the budget for community grants following the 2008 recession. They can again apply for grants, but the total fund remains at $135 million, where it was set by Premier Christy Clark last year. Shortly after taking over as premier, Clark restored $15 million of the $36 million that was cut from the fund, and appointed former Kwantlen Uni-

versity president Skip Triplett to hold hearings around the province. Clark and Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Ida Chong released Triplett’s report Wednesday, and promised to keep working on a way to provide multiyear funding for community groups instead of making them apply every year for grants. Clark said the financial pressure on the B.C. government made it difficult to maintain the grant budget at $135 million, and did not allow restoring it to its 2008 peak of $156 million. The province will also increase support for other organizations that have experienced funding cuts in the past

three years, including fairs, festivals, youth arts and community service, as well as the B.C. Summer Games, she said. The announcement reverses decisions made by former minister Rich Coleman in March 2010 to focus grants on organizations helping youth and disabled people. Coleman said the grants were a patchwork that supported some adult groups while others activities received no support, and that it made little sense that the B.C. government was providing $100,000 a year to support a parrot refuge on Vancouver Island while programs for needy children were stretched for funds.

NDP critic Shane Simpson said Wednesday that Triplett’s effort to hear from community groups was sincere, but Clark has essentially ignored it. “(Clark) has expanded the eligibility, but not increased the size of the pot, so there will essentially be more groups looking for a smaller pot of money,” Simpson said. The B.C. government now takes in about $1 billion a year from casinos and other gaming. Triplett’s report said the grant program was established in 1998, to replace revenue charitable groups raised by running their own casinos and bingo games.

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Bakery installs cameras SUPERMARKET Owners of a White Rock bakery and deli hope word that they are installing surveillance equipment will deter whoever broke into their business over the holidays from repeating the gesture. Sheana Moyer said Hillcrest Bakery and Deli, at 1403 Johnston Rd., was targeted sometime between closing Dec. 31 and reopening Jan. 2. The culprit or culprits responsible made off with about $5,000 worth of goods, including meat

and cheese, a scale and a meat slicer, Moyer said. They also left fridge doors ajar. It’s believed two garbage cans that were also taken were used to transport the cache. Moyer said the incident is curious in that access was gained without any damage being done. At the same time, she is confident the doors were locked when she left Dec. 31. “I will swear on my life on that one,� she said. Const. Janelle Shoihet confirmed

police did investigate. Moyer, who took over the business with her husband last May, said it is not the first time that things have gone missing. The couple did not report the first incident, which occurred about three weeks ago, because they thought perhaps they’d inadvertently left a door unlocked. Anyone with information on the latest break-in may contact White Rock RCMP at 778-593-3600. - Tracy Holmes

Woods ‘greatly injured’ by comment  from page 1 repeated the remarks in “various online postings, conversations or emails to other persons...� According to Woods’ lawsuit, the use of the word and the other comments in the posting were defamatory because they implied that Woods was “a foolish or worthless person ... always negative in her approach to issues ... not of good character (and) is a buffoon and otherwise ought to be ridiculed...� The lawsuit goes on to say that “by reason of the publication and widespread distribution of the defamatory posting and the defamatory statements (Woods) has been greatly injured in her reputation and has been brought into public scandal, odium and contempt.� Woods’ lawyer is applying for an

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order forbidding Annable from repeating those remarks and a yet-to-be-determined amount of money in general, aggravated, punitive and special damages. The claim, as filed in the Vancouver court registry, contains statements that have not been proven in court. Annable, a former councillor, sought a return to office in the Nov. 19 civic election, but lost.

Monday (Jan. 16) Annable said he was limited in what he could say because the matter is before the court, but that he would be filing a statement of defence. The issue of politicians making comments under pseudonyms also surfaced during the 2008 White Rock civic election. Veteran councillor James Coleridge was forced to vacate the seat he won in that election less than a year later, after a B.C. Supreme Court judge found he had lied to taxpayers when he said he did not know the source of a pre-election email terming opponents a “real estate slate.� Coleridge – first elected in 1983 – didn’t come clean about where the email came from or who wrote it – even after being confronted with evidence that linked it to his computer – until the court case.

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Suggestions for a new animalcontrol bylaw in White Rock, along with proposed amendments to a bylaw outlining fines for animal-control and building violations, were put on hold last week. In discussing a motion to defer, Couns. Al Campbell and Larry Robinson both expressed concern that proposed fines for dog-related offences were too low. Paul Stanton, the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s director of planning and development services, had recommended council endorse changes that Al Campbell bring the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 23-year-old animal-control bylaw up to date. T h o s e c h a n g e s include the addition of provincial legLarry Robinson islation specific to dangerous councillors and nuisance dogs; better definition of where dogs are allowed; higher fees and fines for nuisance dogs; and new requirements for exotic pets. Including the Community Charter legislation would benefit the city in dealing with nuisance and aggressive dogs, Stanton said. It â&#x20AC;&#x153;takes responsibility out of the hands of the city,â&#x20AC;? he said. Stanton noted the legislation was used successfully in the recent case against a pit bull that killed a small dog in White Rock in

Dog park sought As White Rock officials continue to mull its dog rules, a woman new to the community is doing what she can to pressure the city to create a dog park. Eva Hompot held a walk Saturday, inviting supporters and fourlegged friends to hike from city hall to the 14400-block of Marine Drive and back. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There are so many limitations and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just not right,â&#x20AC;? she said of city restrictions. The city has no official dog park. Hompot, who moved to White Rock from Montreal with her shepherd-wolf cross two months ago, said the lack of facilities is not fair to dog owners - Tracy Holmes

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Tread carefully on snowy roads


he snow arrived on the weekend, and with it, a predictable blizzard of smug comments about the panic that strikes residents of Canada’s Pacific coast whenever the white stuff lands. However it is phrased, the message is the same. What’s the deal with those west coasters who get so worked up about a few little flakes? Much of the snark, it needs to be said, is coming from people who don’t fully understand the uniquely treacherous nature of Lower Mainland snow. It is wet, squishy stuff that is very different from the frozen, powdery precipitation that the rest of the country is crunching through or skiing down at this time of year. Metro Vancouver snow, especially near the ocean, tends to come down moist, quickly freezing into ice. And then, just to make it really interesting, more snow will usually land on top of the ice, a nasty combination of a slippery surface and a damp topping that packs nicely into tire treads to reduce traction. All of this, by the way, spread over hills, some of the steep variety. Our snow bears little resemblance to the sedate, crisp flakes found in drier, flatter climes. On the plus side, it makes for splendid snowmen, because it packs nicely. For the same reason, it also produces potentially injury-inducing snowballs heavy with ice. But as a driving surface? Not so much. It is a challenge, one that local motorists don’t face all that often. Some get anxious while others, it seems, simply pretend nothing has changed. The first sort are the drivers who overcompensate by creeping along at a snail’s pace, terrified they might wipe out on the slippery streets. Interestingly, they often seem to be at the wheel of a four-wheel-drive with snow tires. In fairness, they may be so nervous because they’ve had an encounter with the other type of driver. Those would be the people who operate in a state of apparent denial, barreling along as though the laws of physics don’t apply to them, making sudden stops and turns as if they were maneuvering on dry pavement. Perhaps they need to be in denial, because they often appear to be skating along on worn or inappropriate tires. Maybe ICBC needs to consider a special “S” sticker for such motorists. And maybe the rest of the world could do us a favor by acknowledging the unique nature of our snow and cut us a little slack.


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fter following the opening phase the century-old Treaty 8 zone and others of the National Energy Board’s with no legal settlement. Our courts hearings on the Northern will require at least another generation Gateway oil pipeline proposal, I have a of millionaire lawyers to untangle the prediction. territorial claims involved, no B.C. will never see this matter what the B.C., Canadian Tom Fletcher pipeline. And that’s probably the or Chinese governments may best outcome. wish to do with this oil. The first reason is the nearly The Haisla have embraced unanimous opposition of liquefied natural gas ships, plants informed Kitimat-area residents, and pipelines, which may be all led by Haisla Nation Chief the industrial development the Coun. Ellis Ross and skilled region can handle. Condensate local volunteers who described can continue to be shipped into the marine environment of the Kitimat by tankers and sent Kitimat estuary. by railcar to Alberta to dilute There was speculation that bitumen. Which brings me to Ross, who was just appointed the alternatives to Northern to chair Premier Christy Clark’s Gateway. new Aboriginal Business and CP Rail just announced a Investment Council, might bend on major investment in its U.S. main line the oil proposal. His testimony put that south of Saskatchewan, to transport notion to rest. crude oil from the Bakken Formation, The Haisla, Haida, Gitga’at and other an emerging source of shale oil and gas members of the Coastal First Nations under Saskatchewan, Alberta and North group put their marker down on Dakota. managed logging and eco-tourism years CP shipments out of North Dakota before this pipeline debate heated up. went from 500 carloads in 2009 to more California do-gooders may have coined than 13,000 carloads in 2011. The new the term “Great Bear Rainforest,” but target is 70,000. make no mistake, these tribes run the B.C.’s likeliest alternative for oilsands place. crude is the existing Trans Mountain Moving inland, the Northern Gateway pipeline, which has been pumping pipeline route is a tangle of dozens of Alberta oil and refined products to the asserted traditional territories, some in West Coast at Burrard Inlet for nearly 60

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So far this week you’ve said… yes 63% no 37% 98 responding years. Port Moody’s Ioco refinery is gone, but Chevron’s Burnaby plant remains, and some crude goes out by tanker or pipeline to refineries south of B.C. The current owner of Trans Mountain, Kinder Morgan Canada, is naturally watching the Enbridge battle closely. A Kinder Morgan representative provided the following information about tanker traffic from their Westridge Marine Terminal in Burnaby. In 2011 there were 32 tankers loaded at Westridge, down from 69 in 2010. Demand varies widely (there were no tankers in 2000) and current traffic is similar to what went out of Burrard Inlet in the 1970s. Contrary to popular belief, there is not yet a major surge to Asia. For every 10 ships that load at Westridge, on average eight sail to California, one to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries, and only one to Asia. Current Port Metro Vancouver rules allow Aframax-class tankers (80,000 to 119,000 dead weight tons) to pass under the Lions Gate and Second Narrows bridges, but they can’t take on a full load. That would require dredging in Second Narrows, which would increase general shipping safety as well as capacity. Kinder Morgan has not yet formally applied to twin the Trans Mountain line. If it does expand its priceless right-ofway, the capacity would be greater than the Enbridge proposal. One way or another, that oil will move. The professional environmentalist gong show over Enbridge is still to come. More on that next week. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press tfletcher@ The Peace Arch News is a member of the British Columbia Press Council, a self-regulatory body governing the province’s newspaper industry. The council considers complaints from the public about the conduct of member newspapers. Directors oversee the mediation of complaints, with input from both the newspaper and the complaint holder. If talking with the editor or publisher does not resolve your complaint about coverage or story treatment, you may contact the B.C. Press Council. Your written concern, with documentation, should be sent within 45 days to B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby street, Nanaimo, B.C., V9R-2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www.

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It’s a battle that must be won Editor: As a concerned citizen not backed by “foreign intervention”, I was insulted and angered by the words of Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver, who, along with the Harper government, is condemning people who are not in favour of the Northern Gateways pipeline project. Billions of gallons of bitumen pumped to Kitimat from the Alberta oil sands, then loaded onto tankers to traverse the stormy waters to Asia and southward, is a disaster ready to happen. Sooner or later, the super, natural shores of our province will have to face the horrible situations previously experienced in the Gulf of Mexico, Valdez, Alaska, the Brittany coast, etc. Yes, jobs will be created and certain communities will benefit. But, in the long run, the risks are simply too high. Those of you who fear for our future environment because of this project must make your voices heard through government officials, the media, and interaction with others. It will be a tough fight to defeat the rich oil interests, but it’s a battle that must be won. L.C. Phillips, Surrey

ribbon entwined throughout the wreath and as always, an angel. But if you took them for any other reason, double shame on you. I do not feel sorry for you. I only feel pity because, like a bully picks on the weak, you have sunk to an alltime low to take from a cemetery. I am a firm believer in karma, and someday – I am not looking for revenge – you might find the pain in losing someone and haunt you at some point in your low life existence. On behalf of my husband and beloved daughter. J. Miller, Surrey

Words for a humanitarian Editor: I decided to write this poem in memory of Fulvia Fadigas da Souza, who was a great humanitarian, writer and artist. As well, she won Immigrant of the Year in 2009. Most of all, she was loved by all and fund raised for the less fortunate throughout her life. I loved her very much! She passed away Dec. 11. Where Have All The Trees Gone? Good bye so sad that we destroy our South Surrey heritage trees Now there are less reminders left to empower nature, land and seas;

We are a community driven by development and city planners and what it brings Who do not see a continuity to preserve heritage for any of God’s living things; It is a destructive mentality which David Suzuki would not embrace I am sad and embarrassed by such a disgrace; December was a time where people known lost battles of life at a cost Simultaneously hundreds more trees were destroyed in which wildlife were abandoned and lost; These thousands of trees cannot be replaced but perhaps we can make a difference at no further cost In 2012, it is now time to stop the devastation of nature and the accost! F. Bettencourt, Surrey

Centres grow from history Editor: Whenever one reads Peace Arch News, it appears the main matters White Rock council deals with is parking, dogs and OCP. With the low amount of viable income – residential property taxes being the main source – there is little left to talk about.

So the need is, change the OCP again, an annual affair, the sky is the limit. It is quoted, to be economically safe for a city, the ratio should be 60 per cent residential and 40 per cent commercial (“Billion-dollar year for building in Surrey,” Jan. 10). With no space in the City of White Rock, it is impossible. The summer-cabin-1957 city is no more. It is a part of a large population growth for which it is missing the facilities to accommodate in services for the only resort, the beaches. The vision to have a city centre in between four skyscrapers is a bad joke. City centres develop by appearance and public appeal, which highrises do not provide. Neither does Johnston Road attract. City centres grow from history. That is why thousands in the Lower Mainland go to Granville and Robson in Vancouver. White Rock’s history is long gone. In October, I wrote Ida Chong, minister responsible for municipalities, noting the City of White Rock is on its death bed economically. She wrote back, saying the province will not interfere in the future of White Rock – they leave it up to the city and its neighbours. The time is now to ask the residents. Suan H. Booiman, White Rock

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You can’t take our memories An open letter to the person or persons who took my wreaths. Shame on you. The pain of losing a loved one is something each of us experience at some point in our lives. The acceptance of a loss is sometimes out of reach, but in time we learn to cope. I lost my husband – he was 36 years young – and our beloved daughter, who was 26, in two different horrific car accidents, and both are buried at Victory Memorial on King George Boulevard. The first time a person or persons took both wreaths that I had made up with thoughtful, loving care – always trying to capture the deep love we shared as a family – it brought up the pain of losing, so real again. I chose to let it go, as in some strange way I could hear our beloved daughter – who was a florist and who always looked for the good in people – say, “It’s OK, Mom, they are only wreaths.” They can take away the material things of life but never the cherished memories we created or the love we shared. The accident that robbed me of the greatest gift I will ever receive, my daughter, happened a number of years ago, a few days after spending Christmas with my only sister, whom I lost in the same accident. I would like to think you took the wreaths again because they were lovely and, you could tell, made from love. My daughter’s was done in bronze musical notes, matching

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The Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre was built to take pressure off Surrey Memorial Hospital.

Things to ponder while waiting Editor: There seem to be lots of people complaining about our hospitals these days. I am sure there are some problems, but in the last month I have spent time in Peace Arch, St. Paul’s and Vancouver General. Sure, I had to wait for some of the tests I required, but in no circumstance was I ever mistreated. The nurses and doctors were helpful and answered any questions I had. After all, why do we go to the hospital? Most of us go because we are sick. Too many of us want things instantly. Take a minute and look around. Do you honestly think you are the only patient these people have to look after? I have seen more than one person walk out of the emergency ward because they could not wait. Why were they there in the first place? We do have walk-in clinics.

I, for one, would like to take the time to thank all the people I came in contact with at these hospitals – clerks, nurses and doctors. They are overworked and not appreciated. George West, Surrey Q Wherever I go, people are complaining that they have been waiting months for their medical test. Waiting for one’s test is very stressful because you cannot deal with the unknown. When I visited the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre on a recent Saturday, it seemed half the building was not in use. The place was so empty you could have shot a cannon through the building. Maybe the genius who invented user fees could figure out how to provide the taxpayer with first-class service, since we are paying five-star taxes and user fees. Mary Mikelson, Surrey

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news 10-year sentence Trash app A Surrey man who Surrey residents will stabbed another man to soon be able to get death outside information on a house party garbage pickup in Cloverdale from their nearly two years phone. ago has been The City of sentenced to 10 Surrey has years in jail. developed a Adrian Skara smart-phone was charged application with secondcalled Adrian Skara degree murder “my-waste” sentenced for the March that gives 2010 stabbing maps, times death of 21-year-old and alarms for when Buta Singh Sangha. garbage will be However, in New collected. Westminster Supreme It includes information Court last week, on collection dates; Skara pleaded guilty materials accepted for to the lesser charge of recycling, composting, manslaughter and was or disposal; drop-off sentenced depots and the same rates; and day. more. The earlyThe app morning can be stabbing downloaded happened at www. in an alley near 192 my-waste Street and 71 Avenue. or by searching “City of Surrey” in app stores.

seeking to keep five: a Nissan GTR, two Lamborghini Gallardos, an Aston Martin DB9 and a Mercedes SLS. Actions against the Aston Martin have since been dropped, “due to additional evidence,” and three cases remain before the courts.

At least two people handed lengthy driving bans in connection with the incident are disputing the penalty.

For the record White Rock council endorsed a new policy for the management of trees on city land last

week. A headline in the Jan. 12 Peace Arch News incorrectly identified the guidelines as a bylaw. ■ Jeffrey Jones is a spokesperson for the U.S. Border Patrol. He was incorrectly identified in the Jan. 5 Peace Arch News.

A man, who was stabbed by his son, is facing charges of assault. At about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, a 50-yearold man in the 9800block of 140 Street is believed to have attacked his 15-year-old son, pinning him down and allegedly choking him. Police say the boy felt his life was in jeopardy, and reached for a pocket knife and stabbed his father in the stomach. The man’s 14-yearold daughter was in the apartment at the time and witnessed the events unfold. The father was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening treatment. Police believe the father may have been under the influence of alcohol at the time.

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Senior leaves $60,000 to activity centre Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

The wish of a White Rock senior to see kitchen facilities at the Kent Street Activity Centre improved is a step closer to reality, with receipt of a generous bequest from his estate. Acting city manager Sandra Kurylo told council last week that a $59,074.40 cheque from the assets of Stanley Katsumi Sugita arrived Jan. 3 – nearly three years after the city first received word it was a

beneficiary. “The money has been received,” Kurylo announced. Sugita, who died in November 2008, was an artist and member of the activity centre. A staff report notes he provided paintings for a silent auction to raise funds for the centre’s passenger bus, and was particularly interested in cooking. He was also a regular contributor to Peninsula Arts Foundation’s annual wine-tasting fundraiser.

Sugita’s will specifies the bequest fundraising arm will have input into be used “solely for the benefit and how the money is spent. Kurylo improvement of the gave assurances the Kent Street Activ- ❝He would love… to group would “absoity Centre… and the think that (his gift) lutely” be involved. support of programs went to something Noting Sugita had and services offered at a passion for food, concrete.❞ the centre,” the report Hutchinson said he Pat Faulkner notes. “would be thrilled to kitchen supervisor Describing Sugita as think that the kitchen “a good friend,” Coun. had been upgraded.” Louise Hutchinson questioned if Kent Street kitchen supervisor members of the activity centre’s Pat Faulkner said fundraising for a

new dishwasher, freezer and expansion of the kitchen facility has been underway for two years. Sugita’s bequest would boost the total collected to about $130,000, she said. “He, for about 3½ years, just took every class I offered,” Faulkner said. “He would love… to think that (his gift) went to something concrete.” Until a decision is made – city officials were to meet with Kent Street members Friday – the funds have been placed in a reserve account.

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White Rock would be wise to jump aboard the social-media train, city politicians have been told. Communications co-ordinator Jamie Leggatt told the city’s governance and legislation committee last week the use of such online tools as Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin would enable the city to “expand its communication reach” with residents, visitors, business owners and other stakeholders. Wayne Baldwin She noted many municipalities are already using social media, and that anything White Rock posted would link back to the city’s website, Louise Hutchinson which was revamped last year. It’s an opportunity to interact with residents online and draw them back to the website, she said. In November, the new site drew

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White Rock city officials mulled the city’s social media presence – namely use of websites such as Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin – at a committee meeting last week. more than 16,000 hits, the majority of which were new visitors, Leggatt noted. Mayor Wayne Baldwin said while he uses but doesn’t yet like social media, he believes the city could benefit from it, particularly in efforts to engage the younger generation in municipal government. “Perhaps we should get with the times,” he said. “I don’t think we can neglect it – it’s too well-used.” Coun. Larry Robinson described it as “a very immediate type of communication.” Citing the August 2010 boil-water advisory, he said an avenue like Twitter would be useful in quickly advising people of major events. One committee member expressed concern the city wasn’t ready to implement social media. “Personally, I think it’s a little

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Diehard Surrey Sailing Club members including fleet captain Doug Honey (blue) and club commodore Darren Redies (red) braved the cold for a quick sail Sunday by Crescent Beach.

Surrey Sailing Club’s chilly tradition continues in Boundary Bay

The winter winds are a sailor’s delight been available were wet suits and maybe little sweaters,” Redies embers of the Sur- said, laughing. rey Sailing Club aren’t Now, with material like neogoing to let a little thing prene and some suits that even like winter get in the way of their weave a layer of titanium in to passion. keep the wearer warm, the sailing The sailors embrace the icy club can enjoy the water yearwaters of Boundary Bay every round. week for their annual Frost Bite “We have a great time sailSeries – a club tradition for more ing and then we get out of the than 35 years, with the earliest cold and enjoy a cup of hot chili record of the race dattogether and talk about ❝You get to ing back to 1975. what went on in the Despite the chilly smell and hear water,” he said. conditions, Darren Despite the the the ocean.❞ Redies, the club comadvancements made for Darren Redies modore, says the expesailing, Redies said the rience is well worth it. most important part for “We all go out there and of him is getting back to basics and course it’s a competition, but we getting closer with nature. also enjoy the water and enjoy “It’s pretty addictive. You’re not one another’s company,” Redies only in nature, you’re trying to said. “There’s a sense of camara- harness nature and work with it,” derie – it’s a bunch of diehards he said. out there mostly in laser boats.” Redies first began sailing at the Fortunately for club members, behest of a college friend 10 years the evolution in wetsuit material ago. has made it much easier to sail in He and the friend purchased a the winter. boat together and were immedi“They did it back in the mid- ately hooked. ’70s, when all that would have Despite spending years sailSarah Massah


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ing, Redies admits he may never know everything about the sport – something he says makes it that much more fun. “Because there is a lot of technical skill associated with it, you can never completely master it,” Redies said. “You’ll continually be learning.” Another benefit of sailing is how eco-friendly it is, he adds. “It is a very green sport, the carbon footprint is almost nil,” he said. “You’re out on the water without the sound of an engine and the smell that comes from it – you get to smell and hear the ocean.” The time spent on the water helps many sailors – Redies included – to disconnect from the hectic day-to-day. “My wife tells me to go when she sees I’m getting antsy,” he said. “It can really change our outlook.” The Frost Bite Series will continue next Sunday, Jan. 22, weather permitting. For more information about the club or its events, visit

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Nicole Dubois can’t help but smile as she watches her students wash and style wigs in the school salon. And when they’re done and sitting atop mannequin heads on the top left shelf, she’s even more pleased because she knows she can soon take them to Surrey Memorial Hospital (SMH). It all makes her think of her Aunt Vicky. Dubois, an assistant instructor at the Surrey School District’s hairdressing school, helped start a program last September where students clean, maintain, set and style all the hairpieces that are donated to the wig program at the B.C. Cancer Agency’s centre in Surrey. The idea was actually that of her aunt, Victoria Nichols Simle, who passed away last March after battling throat cancer. Like many patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments, Simle lost all of her hair. One day, she noticed a bag of tangled wigs at SMH. “She said ‘wouldn’t it be great if, where you’re working, you and the students could do the maintenance?’” recalled

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Surrey School District hairdressing student Alyssa Araki works on a wig last Tuesday. Dubois. “And I said ‘oh wow, But the program is provthat’s a great idea. ing equally beneficial for the “After she passed away, I Grade 11 and 12 hairdressreally wanted to get it going.” ing students. With all the wigs Now, only months into the made from a synthetic fibre, program, the students have they require special care. No prepared close to 200 wigs for heat can be used on them, donation. Dubois figures she meaning blow driers and curltakes between five and 20 wigs ing irons – and even hot water to the hospital weekly. – are off limits. The service is invaluable for “There’s a process – it’s not patients who, on top of going like doing real hair,” said through a difficult physical Dubois, a hairdresser for more time, would have to pay a min- than 20 years with an extenimum of $400 for a wig. sive background working with

wigs. It’s specialty training most hairdressing schools do not offer, leaving the Surrey students with something extra on their resumés. The initiative is close to the students’ hearts as well, Dubois notes, as cancer has touched almost everyone’s lives. Grade 12 student Lucia Beltrame’s grandfather passed away just last week after a lengthy fight with cancer. She lost another grandparent to cancer last year. “I totally support the cause because a lot of my family has been through cancer,” Beltrame says. Looking at a photo of Simle hanging near the entrance of the school salon, Dubois is simply happy she was able to help make her aunt’s suggestion a reality. “It’s sort of carrying on her legacy,” Dubois said of Simle, who was a longtime employee with the City of Surrey. “She’s very missed.” The hairdressing school is in need of wigs. Donations can be dropped off at the school at #700-9260 140 St. For further information, call 604-5839554. The school also offers a service for wig wearers to come in for one free setting.

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This is an excellent course for leaves at 3:40 p.m. returning to raud, Don’t be a Victim is White Rock at 11 p.m. (approx.) people of all ages. On successful first in a series of public completion of this one-day Registration includes safety workshops Sylvia Yee course, participants will receive transportation and provided by White Rock admissions; meal not a St. John’s Ambulance CPR-A Community Policing, certificate. included. Call 604co-sponsored by Leisure 541-2231 for more Call for more information and Services at the White to register 604-541-2199. information and to Rock Community register. ■ Dance to the sounds of Centre. Johnny Hsu this Wednesday ■ Bridge play anyone? Sign up now for the night at Kent Street. Kent Street has Jan. 23 session. Hear a The Kent Street auditorium numerous groups in short history of fraud White Rock for all levels is open Wednesday evening and about the types of play, from fun bridge from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. for of frauds, who are the to contract, partners and all those 50+ who enjoy live victims and who are the duplicate. music, friendly people and social fraudsters. dancing. Tickets purchased at For dates, times and Learn who to call and location pick up the the door. what to do to protect Kent Street Activity Centre The Kent Street Activity yourself and your property. schedule-at-a-glance or see page Centre located at 1475 Kent St. There is no fee to attend but 38 in the White Rock Winter is open to persons 55 years of you must pre-register by calling age or better. New members are Leisure Guide. 604-541-2199. The presentation ■ Learn basic first aid and welcome. starts promptly at 9:30 a.m. in CPR techniques for adults and For more information, call the the Gallery. Centre at 604-541-2231 or visit children in our First Aid – CPR You can also sign up for the Feb. 10 presentation on Personal A course Jan. 28. Safety. ■ Do you have balance and mobility Driving Daisies Deliveries impairments and are unable to attend other COURIER SERVICE community-based “The Lower Mainland’s Choice” exercise classes? Then Get Up & Go 65+ might be just what the doctor ordered. This program offers an appropriate entry level exercise for seniors with mobility issues Led by industry professionals, the designed to improve Mini Musical Theatre Intensive strength, balance and co-ordination as well trains students aged 12 to 16 to as functional ability, become better actors, singers independence and quality of life. Subsidies and dancers, enhancing their are available from Fraser ‘triple-threat’ performance skills! Health for those who qualify. The next set of classes start Jan. 24 at the White Rock Community Centre. Call 604-5412199 to register or for more details. ■ Back by popular demand – White Rock Leisure Service’s Travel Talks. Join us Feb. 1 for Awesome Australia with George Bell, and Feb. 15 for Boating on the Waterways of Europe. Call 604-541-2199 to reserve your spot. Are you heading south this year? Brush up on your Spanish by joining our beginner or level 2 Spanish classes. Daytime and evening classes available beginning Jan. 23; call for more information or to register, 604-541-2199. ■ Our Feb. 11 Musical Circles, Famous Families & Friends day trip still has seats available. Start with dinner out Surrey Arts Centre at Kerrisdale’s Cheshire Cheese Inn and continue March 12-16 (Spring Break) | 10am – 4pm | $265 to Ryerson United Church for a great Apply by February 10 at evening of music with the Vancouver Chamber Choir performing from six famous “musical circles”, including Mozart, the Schumanns and Brahms. The trip

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Notice of Intention Downtown Surrey - Business Improvement Area (BIA) TAKE NOTICE THAT: The Council of the City of Surrey proposes to renew for a further five-year period, a Business Improvement Area (BIA) for the Downtown Surrey area which is to include an expanded boundary. The purpose of the BIA is to assist local property owners to upgrade and promote a local business district to improve its economic viability. The Business Promotion Scheme proposed to be undertaken includes joint marketing, physical improvements and beautification. It will be designed to benefit the original designated area shown as the area in grey, and the proposed expanded area is shown outlined on the map below.



The BIA is to be funded by a levy on Commercial and Industrial properties prescribed as Class 5 (Light Industry) or Class 6 (Business or other). The estimated total cost of the work is $4,415,652 over the following five years: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. The property owners will pay 100% of the cost. The estimated charge of $1.15289 per $1,000 of assessed value, will be included on your 2013 tax statement and must be paid in full by the tax due date. FURTHER, TAKE NOTICE THAT pursuant to Section 213 of the Community Charter, S.B.E. 2003, c.26, as amended, the Business Improvement Area may proceed unless Council receives sufficient petition against the service within 30 days after the second date of this publication in the Surrey Leader and Peace Arch newspapers. A sufficient petition must: 1. be signed by the owners of at least 50% of the parcels that would be subject to the local service tax, and 2. the persons signing must be the owners of parcels that in total represent at least 50% of the assessed value of land and improvements that would be subject to the local service tax. Persons desiring to petition against the undertaking of the work must do so by lodging their petition, in writing, within 30 days of the second date of publication of the “Notice of Intention” in the Surrey Leader and Peace Arch newspapers dated January 3 and January 17, 2012. The final date for the acceptance of petitions will be Friday, February 17, 2012 at 4:30 pm. If you wish to petition against the renewal of the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Area, the Petition can be obtained from the Office of the City Clerk, Surrey City Hall, 14245 - 56 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3X 3A2, telephone (604) 591-4132, fax (604) 591-8731, or email: Jane Sullivan CITY CLERK

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Sophie Tweed-Simmons – with her parents Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed – cuts the ribbon to the new Sophie’s Place, a resource centre for abused kids located at The Centre for Child Development building in Surrey.

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Rocker helps open Surrey child centre KISS rocker Gene Simmons and her name. family were on hand Sunday to open “I am so excited to be part of what the region’s first child protection cen- The Centre for Child Development tre in Surrey. is doing,” said Tweed-Simmons. “I The centre will be located within am especially honoured that Sophie’s The Centre for Child Development Place will be an umbrella for chilbuilding in Surrey, a facility which dren where they can go to find help, currently provides profeel safe and just hang out grams and services for in an environment where ❝I have been more than 2,000 children they can be heard, underblessed growing with severe developmental stood and respected – as up in a house disabilities annually. all children should be. Sophie’s Place will pro- where I am treated “I have been blessed vide physically, mentally as an equal and growing up in a house and sexually abused chilwhere I am treated as an with love.❞ dren up to the age of 12 equal and with love, the with professional, compas- Sophie Tweed-Simmons least I can do is help show child advocate sionate and nurturing serchildren that that can be a vice from doctors, police possibility for everyone.” and counsellors, all under one roof. As of yet, there is no financial donaThe facility will bring together a tion from the Tweed-Simmons family. team of RCMP officers, Ministry of The facility will be built with donaChild and Family Services represen- tions from the community. tatives, medical and trauma screening Sophie’s Place will operate as a sepaprofessionals and volunteer advocates, rate arm under the umbrella of The providing highly specialized care in a Child Development Centre and will child-friendly atmosphere. be located within the facility’s secSophie Tweed-Simmons, daughter ond-floor building. of legendary music artist Gene SimOrganizations and individuals wishmons, frontman of the rock group ing to support the cause can make a KISS, became involved in the project donation to: Sophie’s Place Endowto develop a facility of this kind fol- ment Fund care of the Child Devellowing a meeting with Mayor Dianne opment Foundation of B.C. at: www. Watts. or via mail at 170B – 7881 An active participant in the process, 128 St. Surrey, BC V3W 4E7. (ChariTweed-Simmons aided with the con- table Tax # 133210229 RR0001). struction of the centre and will act as For more information, visit: www. the patron to the facility that bears

Human-rights activist to speak The South Fraser Unitarian Congregation will be welcoming former United States diplomat and humanrights advocate Bruce Knotts to Newton this month. Knotts, formerly a member of the US Foreign Service, served in Africa, India and Pakistan for more than 20 years. He will be addressing the congregation about human-rights abuses from around the world. South Surrey resident Steven Faraher-Amidon, who heard Knotts speak last spring, says hearing about the

human rights abuses around the world may be shocking to some. “There are things going on in the world that we don’t know about, things we only read about and hear about, that his organization combats,” said Faraher-Amidon. The South Fraser Unitarian Congregation meets at the Newton Seniors Centre, 13775 70 Ave., at 10:30 a.m. Knotts will attend the Jan. 29 meeting. For info, visit www.surreyunitarians. ca - Black Press

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lifestyles or Don at 604-329-9760. ■ White Rock Social Justice Film Society presents Why We Fight on Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. at First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave.


■ One-on-one nutrition consultations with Sheila Fetter, RD., at Choices Market, 3248 King George Blvd., Jan. 18 and 26. Cost: $25. To register: 604-541-3902. Saturday ■ South Surrey Soul Sisters, a Gogo group, ■ Retro Roy a tribute to Roy Orbison by are holding their monthly Barrie Randle, and Basically meeting on Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. at Brooks, a tribute to Garth Whitecliff Retirement Residence, Brooks by Steve Hillis, Jan. 21 15501 16 Ave. Info: claremar@ at the White Rock Elks, 1469 George St. at 8 p.m. Cost: $15 ■ Free art journaling workshop public, $12.50 Elks. Info: 604for teens and tweens on Jan. 538-4016 or www.whiterockelks. 18 and 25 at the White Rock ca Library, 15342 Buena Vista Ave. ■ Canadian Federation of ■ The Walkers – a University Women White Rock/ contemporary folk group – Surrey meet Jan. 21 at 11:30 perform at the White Rock Elks, a.m. at South Surrey Recreation Centre, 14601 1469 George St., on Jan. 18 from 4-6 p.m. Info: 20 Ave. Info: or 604604-538-4016. 538-1477. ■ Ukrainian Soul Food fundraiser at the Thursday Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 13512 108 Ave., on ■ R.C.L., L.A. #240 luncheon on Jan. 19 at Jan. 27 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Info: 604-531-1923 noon at 2643 128 St. or 604-581-0313. ■ Surrey International Folk Dancers are hosting a free open house on Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. ■ Romancing the Home cocktail party at Belle’s on 32, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. Proceeds to at Walnut Road Elementary, 16152 82 Ave. benefit Nite of Hope in White Rock. Info: 604Information: 604-594-9946. 542-9600 or

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■ White Rock Irish Club open house, Jan. 22 at 3 p.m. at the White Rock Elks Club, 1469 George St. Info: 604-538-4016.

Monday ■ Author Reading by local author and social activist, Pummy Kaur, of her latest book A Season of Non-Violence on Jan. 30 at the White Rock Library, 15342 Buena Vista Ave., at 7 p.m.

Ongoing ■ Conversational ESL Resumes at St. John's Presbyterian Church, 1480 George St., every Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to noon. ■ Mental Health Family Support meet every second Monday of the month at the North Delta Mental Health Centre, 129-6345 120 St., at 7p.m., and in Langley at 20101 Michaud Cres. every first month of the month at 7 p.m. ■ Drop-in Family Storytimes at the White Rock Library, 15342 Buena Vista Ave., Wednesdays until March 7 from 10:30-11 a.m. for two to five-year-olds. ■ TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly, meet during the week at various locations including Semiahmoo Public Library, 14618 148 St. For times and locations, go to ■ White Rock E&E Language Academy’s, 2265 152 St., Bilingual Mandarin program is open for registration. Classes held every Wednesday. Contact: 778-858-9294 or info. ■ Free Workshops offered by White Rock Community Policing including mature driving work shops, fraud workshops and personal safety. For information call 778-593-3611.

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lifestyles various locations in the Lower Mainland. For ■ Semiahmoo Minor information about groups Ball Hockey Association in the White Rock/Surrey registrations open until area call 604-688-1716 or April 30, at Centennial 1-888-4AL-ANON. Info: Arena, 14600 North Bluff Rd. Fee: $175. Info: ■ Ballroom dancing semiahmooballhockey@ lessons and social or 604-729– singles and 9130. couples, Tuesday ■ Parent support/ nights. Information: education group successbloom@yahoo. meets every second com Wednesday of the month ■ Seniors old time at Semiahmoo House dancing to live music Society, 15306 24 Ave., every Monday from 1-4 from 6:30-9 p.m. Info: p.m. at Sunnyside Hall, corner of 18 Avenue and ■ Nar 154 Street. Anon group Information: meets every 604-538-5657 Tuesday at or 604-575Bethany8236. Newton ■ Hominum United Fraser Church Valley (corner of 60 Chapter is Avenue and an informal 148 Street) discussion at 7:30 p.m. and support group to Info: nar-anonbcregion. help gay, bisexual and org questioning men with ■ Weekly meditation the challenges of being classes, Mondays married, separated or from 7-8:30 p.m. at the single. Meetings last Ocean Park Library, Friday of every month. 12854 17 Ave. Suggested Call Art, 604-462-9813 or donation: $10. Info: www. or 604-853- Don, 604-329-9760. ■ Amnesty International 3738. meets the second ■ Jazz Vespers series, Tuesday of the month. first Sunday of every For more information call month – excluding Lisa, 604-541-0825. January – at Crescent ■ Drop-in contract bridge United Church, 2756 127 every Wednesday at 1 St. at 7:30 p.m. p.m. at the White Rock ■ Meditation classes Lawn Bowling Club, 1079 every Monday from 7-8:30 p.m. at Ocean Park Dolphin St. Information: Library, 12854 17 Ave. Joan MacLean: 604-536Suggested donation: $10. 8487. Info: www.dorjechange. ■ Bridge lessons ca or 604-853-3738. for beginners, every ■ Senior Friday Thursday at 10 a.m. at the friendship (55+) every White Rock Lawn Bowling Friday, includes a hot Club, 1079 Dolphin St. lunch and musical Information: Jean Tasker: performance at White 604-536-7944 Rock Baptist Church, 1657 ■ White Rock/South 140 St. Lunch: noon. Info: Surrey Parkinson Support 604-531-2344. Group meets the second ■ Al-Anon meetings in Monday of the month


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ne is a teacher, while the other is a male model. But while their backgrounds may be different, they share a key trait: a love of working out and fitness. And now, Nate Beveridge and Robert Perovich have joined together to open a fitness training facility in Langley. Beveridge, who grew up in White Rock before moving to Vancouver Island, found his love for fitness while at UBC. A wide receiver with the Thunderbirds and a kinesiology student, he worked on the side as a personal trainer. Beveridge won the Bobby Gaul Award in 2005 — presented to the top male UBC athlete — and signed a free agent deal with the B.C. Lions. But after failing to stick with the CFL club, he chose to focus on his work as a personal trainer. “I always grew up thinking I wanted to teach kids,” Beveridge explained. “I had a personal desire to make a difference in people’s lives and I found my training provided that opportunity for me. “It allowed me to (train) kids, like I would in school, and with adults and athletes and everyday people,

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Robert Perovich (left) and Nate Beveridge have teamed up to open Langley’s Hybrid Athletics Inc. really affecting their lives in a positive way. “It fulfilled that desire that I have.” While working as a director of strength and conditioning at the gym at the North Shore Winter

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Enjoying their working relationship, they soon became training partners and Perovich wound up working towards getting his certification to train others. Working for the same gym, they decided to branch out and open their own fitness centre, Hybrid Athletics. “His knowledge and desire and passion matched mine,” Beveridge said. They took over their current building — which used to be the home of the Langley Gymnastics Foundation — and began renovations last February. The gym space is 5,000 square feet with state-of-the-art equipment, a 30-yard field turf strip, Olympic lifting platforms, bars and plates, Strongman training equipment and more. Hybrid Athletics offers services to all ages and levels, including for those rehabilitating from an injury, high-level athletes and groups or teams. In addition to Beveridge and Perovich, White Rock resident Christine Girard, one of Canada’s top female weightlifters, runs classes at the gym, and they have Michelle Fiddler, a coach and nutritional consultant. For more information on Hybrid Athletics, visit


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Quick action foils a ‘foolish’ act of mischief Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

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Debris was found on train tracks by Marine Drive.

Dangerous, crazy and stupid are words being used this week to describe the actions of whoever piled driftwood and rocks across trains tracks south of the 13000-block of Marine Drive Monday. “Any train coming… wouldn’t have been able to see it in time,” said Isabel Bliss, an Ocean Park resident who came across the debris around 4:30 p.m. Jan. 9. “What a crazy thing to do. It just doesn’t make any sense why anyone would be so foolish.” Bliss said she and a man who was also walking in the area moved quickly to clear the tracks – the pile had been arranged

to enable one log to be stood on-end in the centre, and included a large boulder – then watched as a freight train rumbled through about two minutes later. Bliss then reported the incident to railway officials. BNSF Railway spokesman Gus Melonas said Tuesday that the pile likely would not have caused much damage to the train. The bigger danger, he said, comes in the velocity and distance at which the debris would have been thrown aside by the locomotive. “There’s people along the right-of-way and debris can certainly fly for great distances at high speeds, and it’s dangerous,” he said.

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City mulls over triplex policy A meeting to gather public feedback on a triplex policy for White Rock was “not really well-attended,” Mayor Wayne Baldwin said last week. The city is creating a policy to outline development requirements for the structures. The move to amend the city’s Official Community Plan comes nine months after an application to build a triplex at 14968 Beachview Ave. was sunk by a split council vote that defeated a suggestion to amend zoning to create an RT-2 Three Unit Family Residential Zone.

That amendment would have applied only to the one lot. At the time, then-mayor Catherine Ferguson said she believed allowing the amendment would be “precedent-setting.” Then-councillor Lynne Sinclair, however, said she believed the decision could hurt the city in terms of attracting development. The Jan. 4 meeting, held at city hall, was to include a display outlining details of the proposed amendments. Two members of the public

attended. In commenting on the meeting during his mayor’s report to council last week, Baldwin noted the zoning would not affect many properties in the city. A city staff report recommending council give first, second and third reading to the OCP amendments was to be considered at Monday’s land use and planning committee meeting, after Peace Arch News’ press time. For more information, call 604-541-2155 or email

“We won’t tolerate it. We’re going to inspect around the clock to ensure everybody’s safety and protection.” Melonas said such trespassing incidents that include an element of mischief are not common along tracks in the South Surrey/ White Rock area. The track system was not damaged by Monday’s debris, and no further piles were located. Train crews were advised to operate prepared to stop short for obstacles, Melonas said. He added the immediate notification of the debris was appreciated. Anyone with information on the person or persons responsible may contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502.

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N OT I C E O F P U B L I C H E A R I N G - M O N DAY, JA N U A RY 2 3 , 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, January 23, 2012, commencing at 7:00 p.m. Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2011, No. 17507 Application: 7911-0186-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 13453, 13463 - 76 Avenue, 7630, 7646 - 134A Street and Portion of Road Allowance APPLICANT: Amarjit Masson, Balwinder Sidhu, Parampal Jaura, Parvinder Jaura, Bachittar S. Dhaliwal and Kulwant K. Dhaliwal c/o Barnett Dembek Architects Inc. (Maciej Dembek) #135, 7536 - 130 Street, Surrey, BC V3W 1H8 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 1,859 sq. m. (20, 000 sq. ft.) industrial building. (Please Note: This application had public hearings on November 28, 2011 and January 9, 2012, these by-laws did not recieve third reading.) B. Permitted Uses for By-law 17507 The Lands and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses: 1. Light impact industry. 2. Recycling depots provided that: (a) The use is confined to an enclosed building; and (b) The storage of used tires is prohibited. 3. Transportation industry. 4. Automotive service uses. 5. Automobile painting and body work. 6. Vehicle storage and parking facilities including truck parking and recreational vehicle storage. 7. General services uses limited to the following: (a) Driving schools; (b) Industrial equipment rentals; (c) Taxi dispatch offices; (d) Industrial first aid training; and (e) Trade schools. 8. Warehouse uses. 9. Distribution centres. 10. Office uses limited to the following: (a) Architectural and landscape architectural offices; (b) Engineering and surveying offices; (c) General contractor offices; (d) Government offices; (e) Utility company offices; and 11. One retail store, provided that: i. The retail store does not exceed a total floor area of 93 square metres [1,000 sq. ft.]; ii. The retail store is operated by a non-profit enterprise to sell the products and services produced by the trade school operating on the site. iii. There is not more than one retail store on the lot and where a lot has been subdivided by a strata plan then there shall be not more than one retail store within the strata plan. 12. Accessory uses including the following: (a) Coffee shops provided that the seating capacity shall not exceed 35 and the said coffee shop is not licensed by the Liquor Control and Licensing Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, Chapter 267, as amended; (b) Recreation facilities, excluding go-kart operations, drag racing and rifle ranges; (c) Community services; (d) Assembly halls limited to churches, provided that: (i) the church does not exceed a total floor area of 700 square metres (7,500 sq. ft.); (ii) the church accommodates a maximum of 300 seats; and (iii) there is not more than one church on a lot. (e) Child care centres; and (f) Dwelling unit(s) provided that the dwelling unit(s) is (are): i. Contained within the principal building; ii. Occupied by the owner or a caretaker, for the protection of the businesses permitted; iii. Restricted to a maximum number of: a. One dwelling unit in each principal building less than 2,800 square metres [30,000 sq. ft.] in floor area; b. Two dwelling units in each principal building of 2,800 square metres [30,000 sq. ft.] or greater in floor area; and c. Notwithstanding Sub-sections B.11 (f) iii.a. and iii.b., the maximum number shall be two dwelling units for lots less than 4.0 hectares [10 acres] in area and three dwelling units for lots equal to or greater than 4.0 hectares [10 acres] in area. iv. Restricted to a maximum floor area of: a. 140 square metres [1,500 sq. ft.] for one (first) dwelling unit on a lot and where a lot has been

subdivided by a strata plan then there shall only be one 140-square metre [1,500- sq. ft.] dwelling unit within the strata plan; b. 90 square metres [970 sq. ft.] for each additional dwelling unit; and c. Notwithstanding Sub-sections B.11 (f) iv.a. and iv.b., the maximum floor area shall not exceed 33% of the total floor area of the principal building within which the dwelling unit is contained. (g) Sales of rebuilt vehicles less than 5,000 kilograms [11,023 lbs.] G.V.W. provided that: i. it is part of an automobile painting and body work business; ii. the number of rebuilt vehicles ready for sale shall not exceed 5 at any time; iii. the business operator holds a current and valid Motor Dealer’s certificate; and iv. the business operator is an approved Insurance Corporation of British Columbia Salvage Buyer.



Surrey Official Community Plan By-law, 1996, No. 12900, No. 308 Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17541 Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17542 Application: 7910-0113-00

Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17540 Application: 7911-0245-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 2711 - 192 Street APPLICANT: 0917483 B.C. Ltd. c/o David Porte #380, 1665 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6J 1X1 PROPOSAL: To amend “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2006, No. 16180”, Part 2, Sub-section B.2 and Subsection F.2, as follows: 1. Insert a new section in Permitted Uses for Block B, and 2. Insert a new section in Yards and Setbacks for Block B. This by-law amendment will permit the development of two commercial/retail buildings, including a drive through restaurant on the site presently zoned to permit a gas station. B. Permitted Uses for By-law 17540 Block B (a) The following uses are permitted provided that the gross floor area of each individual business does not exceed 370 square metres [4,000 sq.ft.]: i. Retail stores excluding the following: a. Adult entertainment stores; and b. Auction houses; c. Secondhand stores and pawnshops. ii. Personal service uses limited to the following: a. Barbershops; b. Beauty parlours; c. Cleaning and repair of clothing; and d. Shoe repair shops; iii. Eating establishments including drive-through restaurants; iv. Neighbourhood pub; v. Office uses excluding the following: a. Social escort services; and b. Methadone clinics; vi. General service uses excluding funeral parlours, drivethrough banks and vehicle rentals; vii. Indoor recreational facilities; viii. Community services; and ix. Child care centres (b) One dwelling unit per lot provided that the dwelling unit is: i. Contained within the principal building; and ii. Occupied by the owner or the owner’s employee, for the protection of the businesses permitted on the lot.”

CIVIC ADDRESS: Portion of 3075 - 188 Street (also shown as 3083 - 188 Street) APPLICANT: B & B Contracting Ltd. c/o Pacific Land Resource Group (Oleg Verbenkov) #101, 7485 - 130 Street, Surrey, BC V3W 1H8 PROPOSAL: By-law 17541 To redesignate a portion of the property from Agricultural (AGR) to Industrial (IND). By-law 17542 To rezone a portion of the property (Blocks A and B) from “Intensive Agriculture Zone (A 2)” to “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)”. The purpose of the redesignation and rezoning is to permit the development of a head office and warehouse facility in Campbell Heights for a regional contractor. B. Permitted Uses for By-law 17542 The Lands and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses: 1. Light impact industry including the wholesale and retail sale of products produced within the business premises or as part of the wholesale or warehouse operations provided that the total floor area used or intended to be used for retail sales and display to the public shall not exceed 20% of the gross floor area for each individual business or establishment or 460 square metres [5,000 sq.ft.], whichever is less. 2. Warehouse uses. 3. Distribution centres. 4. Transportation industry limited to storage and maintenance of contractor’s construction equipment, materials or supplies. 5. Office uses excluding: (a) Social escort services; (b) Methadone clinics; and (c) Offices of professionals including without limitation, accountants, lawyers, doctors, dentists, chiropractors, physiotherapists, massage therapists and related health care practitioners and notary publics, and the offices of real estate, advertising and insurance. 6. Accessory uses limited to the following: (a) General service uses excluding drive-through banks; (b) Eating establishments limited to a maximum of 200 seats and excluding drive-through restaurants and where a lot has been subdivided by a strata plan then there shall be a maximum of 200 eating establishment seats within the strata plan; (c) Community services; (d) Child care centre; and (e) Dwelling unit(s) provided that the dwelling unit(s) is (are): i. Contained within a principal building; ii. Occupied by the owner or a caretaker, for the protection of the business permitted; iii. Restricted to a maximum number of: a. One dwelling unit in each principal building less than 2,800 square metres [30,000 sq. ft.] in floor area; b. Two dwelling units in each principal building of 2,800 square metres [30,000 sq. ft.] or greater in floor area; c. Notwithstanding Sub-sections B.6 (e) iii.a. and iii.b., the maximum number shall be 2 dwelling units and where a lot has been subdivided by a strata plan then there shall be a maximum of 2 dwelling units within the strata plan”; and Continued on next page

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Restricted to a maximum floor area of: 140 square metres [1,500 sq. ft.] for one (first) dwelling unit on a lot; b. 90 square metres [970 sq. ft.] for each additional dwelling unit; and c. Notwithstanding Sub-sections B.6 (e) iv.a. and iv.b., the maximum floor area shall not exceed 33% of the total floor area of the principal building within which the dwelling unit is contained. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW 17541/17542

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Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17543 Application: 7911-0116-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 12931 and 12939 - 112B Avenue APPLICANT: Sukhdev S. and Harbans K. Bains c/o S & H Transport (Dave Bains) 12931 - 112B Avenue, Surrey, BC V3R 2H3 PROPOSAL: To rezone the site from "Special Industrial Zone (I-4)" (By-law No. 5942) to "Light Impact Industrial Zone (IL)". The purpose of the rezoning is to permit a trucking business in Bridgeview. B. Permitted Uses for Light Impact Industrial Zone (IL) Land and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses: 1. Light impact industry. 2. Recycling depots provided that: (a) The use is confined to an enclosed building; and (b) The storage of used tires is prohibited. 3. Transportation industry. 4. Automotive service uses. 5. Automobile painting and body work. 6. Vehicle storage and parking facilities including truck parking and recreational vehicle storage. 7. General service uses limited to the following: (a) driving schools; and (b) industrial equipment rentals. (c) taxi dispatch offices; (d) industrial first aid training; and (e) trade schools. 8. Warehouse uses. 9. Distribution centres. 10. Office uses limited to the following: (a) Architectural and landscape architectural offices; (b) Engineering and surveying offices; (c) General contractor offices; (d) Government offices; and (e) Utility company offices. 11. Accessory uses including the following: (a) Coffee shops provided that the seating capacity shall not exceed 35 and the said coffee shop is not licensed by the Liquor Control and Licensing Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, chapter 267, as amended. (b) Recreation facilities, excluding gokart operations, drag racing and rifle ranges; (c) Community services; (d) Assembly halls limited to churches, provided that: (i) the church does not exceed a total floor area of 700 square metres (7,500 sq. ft.); (ii) the church accommodates a maximum of 300 seats; and (iii) there is not more than one church on a lot. (e) Child care centres; and (f) Dwelling unit(s) provided that the dwelling unit(s) is (are):

(g) i. ii. iii. iv.

Contained within the principal building; Occupied by the owner or a caretaker, for the protection of the businesses permitted; Restricted to a maximum number of: One dwelling unit in each principal building less than 2,800 square metres [30,000 sq. ft.] in floor area; Two dwelling units in each principal building of 2,800 square metres [30,000 sq. ft.] or greater in floor area; and Notwithstanding Sub-sections B.11 (f) iii.a. and iii.b., the maximum number shall be two dwelling units for lots less than 4.0 hectares [10 acres] in area and three dwelling units for lots equal to or greater than 4.0 hectares [10 acres] in area. Restricted to a maximum floor area of: 140 square metres [1,500 sq. ft.] for one (first) dwelling unit on a lot and where a lot has been subdivided by a strata plan then there shall only be one 140-square metre [1,500- sq. ft.] dwelling unit within the strata plan; 90 square metres [970 sq. ft.] for each additional dwelling unit; and Notwithstanding Sub-sections B.11 (f) iv.a. and iv.b., the maximum floor area shall not exceed 33% of the total floor area of the principal building within which the dwelling unit is contained. Sales of rebuilt vehicles less than 5,000 kilograms [11,023 lbs.] G.V.W. provided that: it is part of an automobile painting and body work business; the number of rebuilt vehicles ready for sale shall not exceed 5 at any time; the business operator holds a current and valid Motor Dealer's certificate; and the business operator is an approved Insurance Corporation of British Columbia Salvage Buyer


Additional information may be obtained from the Planning & Development Department at (604) 591-4441. Copies of the by-law(s), supporting staff reports and any relevant background documentation may be viewed in the "Notices" section of the City of Surrey website at www. or inspected at the City Hall, Monday through Friday (except statutory holidays) between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from Tuesday, January 10, 2012 to Monday, January 23, 2012. All persons who believe their interest in property will be affected by the proposed by-law(s) shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing on matters contained in the by law(s). Should you have any concerns or comments you wish to convey to Council, please fax to 604-591-8731, email, or submit in writing to the City Clerk at 14245 56 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3X 3A2, no later than Monday, January 23, 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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At least nine people in B.C. and Alberta have died due to tainted ecstasy pills.

B.C. user, others in Calgary test positive for PMMA

Ecstasy deaths spark probe bathtub,” he added. “So there’s no guarantee that Pill A At least one of the four recent has exactly the same composition as ecstasy-related deaths in the Lower Pill B.” Mainland and five others in Calgary Kendall said he’s not able to directly occurred because the drug was link the Calgary PMMA deaths with tainted by a much more lethal the one confirmed case in the Lower component. Mainland, but police believe The discovery has touched most of the ecstasy sold in off a wider investigation of Calgary comes from B.C. 16 previous deaths of ecstasy Nor did he disclose which users in B.C. last year that death in B.C. was from public health officials now PMMA. suspect may also be linked Two young people died in to the same contaminant. Abbotsford within the past All the victims tested month after ingesting ecstasy positive for paramand a third is recovering in ethoxymethamphetamine intensive care. ❝Don’t take (PMMA), which Calgary Two women from ilicit pills. You Vancouver, both 22, have police believe is a cheaper don’t know also died in recent weeks. variant being sold as ecstasy. “It’s considerably more Kendall said the B.C. what’s in neurotoxic,” provincial them. They’re Coroner’s office will review health officer Dr. Perry the 16 deaths in 2011 almost Kendall said Thursday. attributed to ecstasy to try certainly He said PMMA takes to determine if the presence going to be effect much more slowly of PMMA was to blame for toxic.❞ than expected by ecstasy any of those deaths or if it’s Perry Kendall users, who may be used to appearance is new. health officer feeling the effects within 45 Deaths due to ecstasy use minutes. are not a new phenomenon Kendall said users may in this province. think the pills aren’t working or B.C. recorded 20 deaths linked to they’re weak and take a second or a ecstasy in 2010, 21 in 2009 and 23 in third one and then overdose. 2008. “They’re thinking they have lower Kendall said the pills are typically dose pills. In fact, they have higher contaminated with other drugs, dose pills that are a lot more toxic.” including methamphetamine, The result can be elevated body ephedrine, caffeine, ketamine (an temperature and potential brain and anaesthetic) and PCP, a horse organ damage. tranquilizer. Asked why only one person in “Don’t take ilicit pills,” he advised. a group of friends that take the “You don’t know what’s in them. same drug might have a negative They’re almost certainly going to be reaction and die, Kendall pointed contaminated.” to different body weights, different Anyone who does take ecstasy medicine or other drug and alcohol despite that warning, he said, should interactions, or even different genetic never take more than one and should predispositions for breaking down have a sober person with them to toxins. seek immediate help at the first sign “These pills are made in the of medical distress. Jeff Nagel Black Press


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Semiahmoo Strings Tickets are still available for the next concert by acclaimed youth ensemble The Semiahmoo Strings, A Little Night Music, Friday, Jan. 20, 7:30 p.m. at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 2530 148 St. The program will include a little something for everybody, including Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, SaintSaens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso (featuring violin soloist Lucy Wang), the Intercontinental Fiddle Suite (with fiddler/violinist Kierah Raymond), plus virtuoso works by Holst, Liszt and Bernstein. Tickets ($15, $8 students and seniors) are available from Tapestry Music, or by calling 604538-1460.

Don Quixote Axis Theatre Company – creators of the hit The Number 14 – collaborated with the Arts Club Theatre on a new version of the classic tale Don Quixote, which opens tonight (Jan. 17) at Surrey Arts Centre’s mainstage, running through Jan. 28. As fans of the earlier show can imagine, masks play an important role in the new production, co-adapted by Colin Heath and lead performer Peter Anderson. Based on the the two-volume 17th century classic by Miguel de Cervantes – celebrated as a high point of the Spanish Golden Age, and as a cornerstone of modern Western literature – Don Quixote uses masks not only to evoke a multitude of characters, but also explore themes of identity. Most of all, the masks – created by Melody Anderson – make possible to recreate with a small troupe the comical and philospohical world of the elderly country gentleman, who has become so obsessed with accounts of knighthood and chivalry that he sets out on his own quest to defend the helpless and destroy the wicked. David Roberts’ literary-inspired set takes theatregoers on the journey from Quixote’s candlelit study to a field of windmills and the castle of a duke. Also along for the trip are Michel Perron, as the Don’s faithful and naive squire Sancho Panza, plus a company of recognized Vancouver talents including Sasa Brown, Marco Soriano, Raphael Kepinski, Beatrice Zeilinger and Allan Zinyk. For reservations, and more information on the Surrey run, call 604-501-5566.

Art journaling A free art journaling workshop for teens and tweens is offered by White Rock Library, Jan. 18 and 25, 4-5 p.m. Aimed at young people who like to express themselves through drawing, colouring, and journaling, the class, taught by local artist and teacher Violette, will cover such techniques as

Strings are the thing

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Fifteen-year-old violin soloist Lucy Wang will be among the highlighted performers at the Semiahmoo Strings’ next show, A Little Night Music, which is scheduled for Friday at South Surrey’s Mount Olive Lutheran Church. Tickets for the event are available at Tapestry Music or by calling 604-538-1460.

collage, lettering and using markers and pencils to create rich, layered visual journals. Students will come away from the class with one or two pages of journaling, plus handouts to refer back to in future work. To register, call 604-542-2204.

Twenties mystery Crescent Beach’s Beecher Street Cafe is presenting another in the popular series of murder mystery evenings by Grim Reaper: Who Stiffed Sammy? (Thursday, June 26, 7 p.m. at the cafe). Producer Trevor Jenkins is offering to take everybody “back to the Roaring ‘20s for a rollicking gangster-and-gun moll-era period show” which blends participatory mystery game, live theatre, fine dining and prizes. Beecher Street Cafe will become a speakeasy for the evening (‘Big Al’ is the password to get in) as participants help unravel the mystery of who pumped gangland chieftan Sammy Nitti full of lead that morning. Flappers and gunmen will populate the venue – diners are invited to join in by donning ‘20s-style costume – while suspects abound, including Sweet Nelly Kelly; Texas (the Queen of the Nightclubs); Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. Cost per person is $55 (including meal, but not including HST and gratuity). For

reservations, call 604-538-1964.

Library reading White Rock-based social justice activist Pummy Kaur – author of the best-selling What Would Gandhi Do? – will read from her latest book, A Season of Non-Violence: 64 Ways for 64 Days, Monday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. at White Rock Library, 15342 Buena Vista Pummy Kaur Ave. author Kaur, who asserts that global peace begins with the individual, outlines 64 suggestions for peace-promoting activities; one for each of the 64 days between the anniversaries of the assassinations of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King. To pre-register (recommended), call 604-541-2201.

Players Club Now is the time for local live theatre fans to indulge their passion by buying tickets for a busy line-up of shows in the current White Rock Players Club season at Coast Capital Playhouse (1532 Johnston Rd.) First up this year is Norm Foster’s Drinking Alone, directed by Susanne de Pencier, at Feb. 8

to Feb 12. Relying on the grand old standby of playwriting – the family reunion – Foster’s situation comedy centres on the uneasy meeting of two adult children with their long-estranged father, with new wife in tow, after 15 years of virtually no contact. The daughter, 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 (played in this production by Terry Thomas) is a self-confessed failure who runs the family’s moribund drycleaning business. In a vain attempt to convince his father he’s not a complete loser, he hires Renee (Vanessa Klein), a woman from an escort service, to masquerade as his fiancee. And that’s the source of many of the laughs in the show: cautioned not to say much about the couple’s history together, the chatty Renee can’t stop herself from weaving an elaborate tapestry of fantasy. Evening performances are at 8 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday, with a 2:30 p.m. matinee Saturday, Feb. 25. From April 11 to 28 the club will present its Theatre B.C. entry, the medieval drama of royal intrigue The Lion In Winter, by James Goldman. The 1966 play imagines a

Christmas in the year 1183 at Henry II of England’s French chateau at Chinon in the Anjou region, and the verbal and psychological battles between the king, his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine (imprisoned by him for supportring a rebellion against his rule) and their sons Richard, Geoffrey and John. Also at court: Philip II of France and his half-sister Alais – who is, in Goldman’s version, at least, Henry’s mistress. From April 29 to May 5, the club will host the Theatre B.C. zone festival, in which its entry will be judged alongside other notable productions from community theatre groups in the Vancouver zone. From June 13 to 30, the scheduled show will be Ken Ludwig’s farce Lend Me A Tenor. Set in Cleveland in 1934, the show depicts the mayhem when famed tenor Tito Merelli, known as ‘Il Stupendo,’ receives an accidental double-dose of tranquilizers, and Saunders, the opera company manager has to find a substitute. Adding to the fun: an autograph seeker mistaken for Merelli’s mistress, Merelli’s enraged wife, and Saunders’ ambitious assistant Max. For tickets and show time information, visit www. or call 604536-7535.

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Tamanawis wins first RCMP Classic title

Wildcats edge Warriors in OT Margaret Lions last Wednesday. Saturday night, there was litFive minutes of overtime was tle separating the two best high needed to decide the Surrey RCMP school basketball teams in Surrey. Classic Saturday night at Enver Tamanawis opened the contest with Creek Secondary. a 10-2 run, and that eight-point But after a 68-66 win by the advantage would be the largest of Tamanawis Wildcats over the White the game. The Warriors came back Rock Christian Academy (WRCA) to go 18-12, but by halftime, the Warriors, coaches for both high Wildcats led 30-29. school basketball teams say the Tamanawis would build the lead tournament champion was all that up to six points at 53-47 by threewas settled. quarter time, but were tied 61-61 “Hats off to White Rock, they’re a after four quarters. great team” said Tamanawis coach Both teams saw the lead in overSurinder Grewal, celebrating the time. Sukhjot Bains put the Wildschool’s first RCMP Classic title in cats in front with a three-point shot, the tournament’s 21-year history. but WRCA guard Tyus Allen tied “But all this is is a city champion- the game with a trey, then stole the ship. Tomorrow, we have to wake up ball and scored on a lay-up for a and do it over again. We’re 66-64 Warriors lead, but going to see these guys two ❝We’re going that was the end of White or three more times.” to see these Rock’s scoring. Which is fine with WarShivi Viria calmly drained riors head coach John Dyk- guys two or a shot from beyond the arc three more to put Tamanawis up 67-66 stra. “We love playing with 90 second to play. times❞ Tamanawis, and I think Ravjot Dhaliwal added one Surinder Grewal Tamanawis loves playfrom the free throw line Tamanawis ing us,” he said. “They’re with 22 seconds left, then always good games, with the Wildcats defended both of us (ranked provincially) in against a last-second Warriors the top ten and all that.” attempt to force a second overtime. As rivals in the Fraser Valley “Tonight was not our night,” said South West division, the two teams Dykstra. “We played well enough to will meet again in league play, get it into overtime. We want to be probably again in the league play- playing our best basketball in about offs, and possibly one more time four weeks. But I’m impressed, we’re at the Fraser Valley tournament. ahead of where I thought we might Both are favoured to qualify for the be at this point of the season.” B.C. championship tournament in Manny Dulay, named the tournaMarch. ment’s Most Valuable Player, led the The only two teams among the Wildcats with 25 points, including 24 entered in the RCMP Clas- seven treys. Bains added 15 points, sic ranked among B.C.’s top 10 – and was a first team all-star. Tamanawis third and WRCA sixth Allen led the Warriors with 23 – it was no surprise they clashed in points, with Jake Newman adding the final. The Wildcats faced their another 20. Both were also named toughest test in the semifinal, where to the first all-star team. they defeated the Southridge Storm For Grewal, the win was his first 67-63. WRCA’s closest contest was as a coach, but his third RCMP a 68-56 victory over the Princess  see page 26 Rick Kupchuk Black Press

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White Rock Christian Academy’s Jake Newman drives to the hoop for a lay-up during Saturday’s final.

Team BC Sevens roster dotted with local talent Nick Greenizan Sports Reporter

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Ian McMaster (right) will play for Team BC.

The roster for B.C.’s Elite Youth Sevens rugby squad – which travels to Las Vegas next month – was announced Wednesday, and the list is chock-full of Surrey and White Rock talent. In total, 37 under-18 players from across the province were named to the roster, which will be split into three teams, all of which will compete at the Las Vegas Invitationals Seven tournament Feb. 9-11. Among the chosen 37 are Bobby Devaney (Bayside Sharks/Earl Marriott Secondary), Robert Jones (Bayside/Lord Tweedsmuir), Joey Kenville (Bayside/Earl Marriott), Alex Klassen (Bayside/Semiahmoo), Ian McMas-

ter (Bayside/Earl Marriott), Quinton Willms (Bayside/Earl Marriott) and Luke Zandbergen (Surrey Beavers/Lord Tweedsmuir). Many among the Surrey and White Rock contingent are no stranger to the Vegas Sevens event; Willms, McMaster, Kenville, Devaney and Jones were all members of Team BC at last year’s event. “It’s going to be sweet – I’m really stoked about it,” Devaney said. “The first time, we didn’t quite know what to expect, but now we do, and we’re going there to win. If we don’t win, we’ll be pretty upset.” “I think we have a pretty good chance,” added McMaster. In Vegas, Team BC will be up against some

fairly stiff American competition, with many teams holding a distinct size advantage. To have success, Devaney said, his side will have to play to its strengths – namely speed and skill. “We’re not the biggest team, but we have a lot of skill, and a great coach in Shane Thompson, who has really taught us how to play defence,” he said. Like in 2011, the Las Vegas Invitational runs concurrently with the USA Sevens event, which features some of the top sevens teams from across the world. Canada’s roster for the USA Sevens has yet to be announced, but last year featured Bayside Sharks and Earl Marriott alum Keaton Styles.

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sports Road wins highlighted by 12-goal outburst in Victoria

Eagles earn five points on trip Nick Greenizan Sports Reporter

While playing three games in less than 72 hours might tire out even the best of hockey teams, the Surrey Eagles showed few signs of fatigue on last weekend’s road trip, taking five of a possible six points. And as if that wasn’t impressive enough, the Eagles exploded for 12 goals in one win, and capped the trip with a shutout victory over the first-place Cowichan Valley Capitals. Friday, the Eagles opened the trip with a 3-2 overtime loss to the Powell River Kings – picking up a single point in the bargain – and Saturday, they crushed the hapless Victoria Grizzlies, which traded many of its top players at last week’s trade deadline, by a 12-3 margin. Then Sunday, playing an afternoon tilt less than 18 hours after their Victoria win, Surrey edged the Capitals 3-0. Last Wednesday, the Birds defeated the Nanaimo Clippers 5-1, led by a two-goal effort from Michael Stenerson. “This time of year, taking five of six (points) – and seven of eight for the week – is huge for us,” said Eagles coach Matt Erhart. Surrey sits in third in the BC Hockey League’s Coastal Conference, one point back of Powell River and just three from the Capitals. Despite losing to Powell River, Erhart – who called it a “playoff-like atmosphere” – said it was a good rebound game, considering the last time Surrey played at Hap Parker Arena, they lost 7-1. “That one really got us pumped up heading into Victoria the next night,” he said. It didn’t take long for the Eagles to hit the scoreboard against the Grizzlies, with two

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Brandon Tanev tries to slide the puck past Nanaimo goalie Billy Faust Wednesday. goals in the first 5:09 and four in the opening 20 minutes. They tacked on five in the second and three in the third to complete the rout. Demico Hannoun had a hat trick, as did Brayden Jaw, who also added two assists. Alex Hagen had a goal and three helpers, Robert Lindores had one goal and two assists, and seven others finished with two points. “We just played our game and scored some goals,” Erhart said of the win. “It was a nice confidence boost for the sticks.” Conor Barrie backstopped the Eagles in the win, facing just 18 shots on net. The next day in Cowichan, the Eagles’ snipers got on the board even quicker than the evening before – and quicker, perhaps, than

any other game in team history. Off the opening face-off, Cowichan won the draw back to a defenceman, who was quickly stripped of the puck by Hagen, who moved up ice and slid the puck over to Lindores for a goal at the eight-second mark of the game. “It may be an Eagles’ record, we’re not sure. We’re trying to find out,” Erhart said. “It was a nice quick start.” Three minutes later, Brett Mulcahy scored to make it 2-0, and Linden Saip added the team’s third goal just two minutes after that. For the remaining 55 minutes, the Eagles held on for the win – a cause that was helped netminder Andrew Hunt, who picked up his second shutout of the year.



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sports Winter Games slated for Vernon next month

Athletes set to star at Games Kerry Vital Black Press

With the 2012 BC Winter Games set to start in Vernon in February, spirit is building in every community across British Columbia. The brainchild of Premier W.R. Bennett, the Games began in 1978 in Penticton. Since then, 38 communities across the province have hosted the Games, some of them more than once. More than 200,000 people have volunteered and over 150,000 athletes have competed since it began. “One of the most important benefits of hosting a BC Games is how it brings a community together,” says Henry Pejril, President of the 2006 BC Summer Games in Kamloops. “There aren’t many opportunities like a Games that can capture the full cross-section of a community. The feeling of pride and accomplishment lasts in a host city for many years to come.” Many well-known athletes had their start at the BC Games, including Tour de France cyclist Ryder Hesjedal and 2010 Olympic women’s snowboarding cross gold medallist Maelle Ricker, who are among the alumni who say their dreams of international competition began at the BC Games. “My Olympic success can be

traced to the provincial Games “The BC Games are an imporin my native Manitoba and I see tant stepping stone towards the the BC Winter Games providing Canada Games and ultimately the same opportunity for young the Olympic Games,” says Kelly athletes today,” says BC Games Stefanyshyn, a former Olympic Society Chair and 1976 Olym- swimmer and BC Games Society pic speedskating silver medalist, board member. Cathy Priestner Allinger. “Learning to (compete) for a “The BC Winter Games pro- team beyond just your sport and vide rising stars an focus while so many opportunity to benefit events are occurring is from excellent coachimperative to an athlete’s ing, while testing their success.” skills against B.C.’s best. According to the offiOur next generation of cial website, the aim of Canada Games athletes the Games is “to provide and Olympians are getan opportunity for the ting ready for the 2012 development of athletes, BC Winter Games in coaches, and officials in Vernon.” preparation for higher Participants are gen- Brian Carruthers levels of competition.” erally under the age of former president Brian Carruthers, 18 (depending on the president of the 2002 BC sport), and have the potential to Winter Games in Williams Lake, move beyond local and regional is proud of the achievements of competition to the national stage B.C. athletes. and beyond. “Sport builds character in Deadline for athletes to reg- individuals and brings people ister for the game is Jan. 20, together in a positive environbut already a handful of par- ment, whether as competitors, ticipants have signed up, among spectators or organizers.” them White Rock’s Kieran Lumb The Winter Games feature 15 (cross-country skiing), Semiah- sports, including curling, figmoo bantam hockey player Syd- ure skating, skiing and women’s ney Kreps, and four members hockey. It is expected that more of the Surrey Female Hockey than 1,500 athletes and more League’s bantam ‘A’ Surrey Fal- than 300 coaches will participate cons – Ashley Long, Stephanie in the Games in February. Renkers, Natalie Richardson and “Surrey will host the 2012 BC Morgan Symington. Summer Games in July.

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FALCONER, Vivian Alice (nee Stevenson) Vivian passed away peacefully at her home, January 2, 2012, at the age of 92 after a courageous battle with congestive heart failure. She leaves behind her dear sister Georgie Strachan, her closest companion over the last several years. She is survived by her loving sons David (Debra), Christopher (Colleen) and Ian, her cherished grandchildren Erin (Reg), Lee (Xiao-li), Dylan (Angie), Amanda, Jordan, Stuart, James (Ildiko) and Michael and her great grandchildren Emma, Alexander and Imre. Vivian will also be sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Vivian was the beloved wife of the late William (Bill) Angus Falconer. She was predeceased by her parents Benjamin and Emilia Stevenson (nee Johnston), her brothers John and Benjamin, and her sisters, Myrtle, Marjorie, Mildred and Heather. Vivian loved Ocean Park from the time she was a girl. In 1985 she and Bill made Ocean Park their home. First and foremost Vivian loved being surrounded by her family. She also enjoyed her walks down to the beach for a swim and sitting on the deck while sipping a cup of coffee or tea. She loved the smell of the ocean and the fresh breeze blowing through her hair. In her mind Ocean Park was heaven on earth. Vivian will be dearly missed and always remembered for her appetite for life, her courage and her integrity. The family wishes to extend a special thanks to Dr.J. Nolte and to her caregivers Perla and Requita for their compassion. A funeral service will be held at St John’s Presbyterian Church on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 12 p.m. Immediately following the service interment of her ashes will take place at the Victory Gardens to be followed by a reception at her home. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation.



Speirs, John, passed away peacefully on January 11, 2012. Predeceased by his first wife, Jean. Survived by his loving wife, Connie; her children, Judy Power, Penni (Don) Haaland, Jennifer (Brian Higgins) Davidson and many other extended family members. The family wishes to thank Gerry Biffart for all his friendship and support. No service by request. John will be missed dearly by all who knew him. Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre 604-536-6522

WHITE, Edna Marietta Sept 2, 1918 - Dec 26, 2011 Mom will be remembered for her pleasant, playful, optimistic nature. She enjoyed 34 years of teaching elementary school in SK, AB and BC, but greatly enjoyed many years of travel, dancing and socializing after her retirement. Mom was predeceased by her brothers, Carl and Russel Gies; the father of her children, Don White; and her grandson, Jack. Mom is survived by daughter, Sandy; son, Jim (Bev); grandchildren, Holden, Parker, Kellen, and Taylor; great-granddaughters, Paris, Shade, and Bowie; sister, Robina; sister-in-law, Yvonne; and nieces & nephews. There will be no service by request.





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THIERSON — John Adam, 83, a resident of White Rock, BC, passed away suddenly on December 19, 2011. Adam was born in Birda, Romania on January 20, 1928 and was one of three children born to the late Adam and Rosina. The family emigrated from Romania to Canada in 1930 and settled in Montreal, Quebec where he was raised. In 1952, he married and had a family of his own. In 1974, he moved his family to White Rock, BC where he resided until his passing. Adam will be forever remembered by his beloved wife of 59 years, Phyllis; his three children, daughter, Ellen (Michael); son, William (Pat); daughter, Karen (Anguel); treasured granddaughters, Michelle, Carolyn, Laura, Kelsi and loving sister, Mary. Adam was preceded in death by his brother and best friend, Simon. Adam was known for his honesty, integrity and willingness to always help a friend in need. He was also an avid gardener and took great pride in tending to the grounds around the condo unit he lived in for 25 years. Adam’s friendly nature will be sadly missed by the many friends he made while out walking over the years in White Rock, BC. His wisdom and loving advice will always be cherished by his children and grandchildren. He will be forever in our hearts. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of John Adam THIERSON to the BC Heart & Stroke Foundation.



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BABYSITTER available evenings S.Sry/White Rock. Grandmother with crim record check. Own transportation. Phone: 604-531-5022 SUSAN’S NANNY AGENCY accepting resumes for Childcare, Housekeeping, Elderly care 5 F/T nannies w/cars looking for work, avail now. F/T L/O. Special needs: F/T L/O, 3 children; P/T 3 days/wk. Avail 3 L/I Filipino & 2 L/I European. Male care aide looking for live-in position. Fax 604-538-2636/Ph 538-2624



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P/T ADMINISTRATOR for truck shop wanted. Simply accounting an asset. Send resume to: 604-513-8004 or

108 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS to Every Hunter in BC! Advertise in The BC Hunting Regulations Synopsis 2012-2014 publication. Increased circulation 250,000 copies! Tremendous Reach, Two Year Edition! Contact Annemarie at 1 800 661 6335 or



Product Support & Sales Representative Surrey, BC - Western Region Reference Number: PSSR-12160-111003

SMS Equipment Inc. supplies equipment parts and service to the construction, forestry and mining industries and utility product users. It was created to provide customers with integrated solutions and to expand our service capabilities as a nationwide organization. Reporting to the Service Manager, the Surrey Branch has an opportunity for a Regional Service Writer / Warranty Administrator.

The Role: Reporting to the Operations Manager and the Parts Manager, this position will: • Promote and market SMS Equipment’s products, services, and support programs to new and existing clients. • Develop new accounts and service current accounts. • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, manufacturers, and internal departments. • Maintain documentation and record keeping such as call reports, machine population listings and quotations. • Assist in solving technical problems and improving product performance to best meet client needs. • Prepare monthly sales reports. • Attends sales meetings with Management Team.

Qualifications: • 3 to 5 years sales experience in industrial/construction/mining/ or automotive environments. • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written). • Strong computer skills and the ability to demonstrate proficiency in software applications. • Ability to operate in a diverse environment requiring significant focus on branch and customer relations. • Parts or mechanical background. • Able to travel and work independently. This is a very exciting time to be a part of SMS Equipment Inc. We are one of the largest Komatsu dealers in the world and believe our continued growth is a result of our highly skilled and engaged employees who deliver excellence in the workplace. If you are interested in working for a very dynamic company where your input, your ideas and your participation is valued, apply today. Our growth means your success.

Apply Today Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume by e-mail or fax, quoting reference number: PSSR-12160-111003, to: E-mail: or Fax: 604.888.9699 SMS Equipment Inc. 19520 Telegraph Trail, Surrey, BC V4N 4H1

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

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Papers are delivered right to your door. No need to insert flyers either! Deliver 2x a week, after school, Tuesday and Thursday Call the Circulation Department at 604 538-8223 ext. 14 or email us at: Route Number Boundaries Number of Papers 17001107 Archibald Rd, Blackburn Cres, High St, Malabar Cres, Mann Park Cres, North Bluff Rd, Saturna Dr 82 17001123 Everall St, Hardie Ave, Oxenham Ave, Oxford St, Prospect Ave, Roper Ave, Thrift 80 17001129 Oxenham Ave, Oxford St, Thrift Ave, Upper Roper Ave 73 18000313 0 Ave, 171 St, 172 St, 172 A St, 175A St, 176 St2 Ave, 4 Ave, 8 Ave, Beach Rd, Hwy 99, Peace Park Dr, 199 18101411 141B St, 142 St, 142B St, 143A St, 16A Ave, 17A Ave, 18 Ave 121 18102503 132A St, 133 St, 133A St, 134 St, 22A Ave, 23 Ave, 23A Ave, 24 Ave 86 18102505 129 St, 129A St, 18 Ave, 19 Ave, 19A Ave, 20 Ave 70 18102507 17A Ave, 19A Ave, Amble Greene Blvd, Amble Greene Close, Drive & Place 120 18102527 129B St, 131 St, 131A st, 131B St, 20 Ave, 20A Ave, 21 Ave, 21A Ave, 21B Ave 81 18102532 138 St, 139A St, 18 A Ave, 18B Ave, 19A Ave, 20 Ave 46 18103612 130 St, 32 Ave, 35 Ave, 35A Ave, Crescent Rd 104 18103624 132 St, 133 St, 134 St, 25 Ave, 26 Ave, 28 Ave 45 18103628 123A St, 124 St, 24 Ave, Christopherson Rd 86 18104703 140 St, 32 Ave, 33 Ave, 34 Ave, 34A Ave, Crescent Rd 94 18104706 142 St, 28 Ave, 29 Ave, 29A Ave, 30 Ave, 31 Ave, 31A Ave, Northcrest Dr 87 18104709 141 St, 142 St, 24 Ave, 25 Ave, 25A Ave, 26A Ave, 27A Ave, 28 Ave 65 18104726 144 St, 144A St, 145 St, 32B Ave, 33A Ave, 34 Ave 52 18104728 144 St, 146 St, 146A St, 28 Ave, 28A Ave, 29 Ave, 29A Ave 58 18105803 156 St, 157 St, 23A Ave, 23B Ave, 24 Ave, Cranley Dr 46 18106911 164 St, 164A St, 165 St, 8 Ave, 9 Ave, 10 Ave 109 18106915 10 Ave, 10A Ave, 11 Ave, 11A Ave, 11B Ave, 161A St, 162 St, 163 St 111 18107012 126 St, 127A St, 128 St, 18 Ave, 18A Ave, 19 Ave, 20 Ave 75 18200103 Canterbury Dr, Crosscreek Crt, Hampshire Crt, Lincoln Woods Crt 52 18200108 36 Ave, Devonshire Dr, Somerset Cres, Somerset Pl 66

For flat deck and heavy haul divisions of a busy Langley based co. Trucks available for lease to own. Must have previous exp.

Fax resume to: 604-888-2987 or e-mail:


for Dorman Timber Location Harrison Mills, must have a minimum of five years low bedding exp. Hauling various types of logging equipment in the Fraser Valley.

DRIVER. COMPANY EXPANDING. Looking for Class 1 driver who can cross border and go into ports, preferably with 1 year flat deck exp. Serious replies only. Fax resume & abstract to 604-853-4179. Exp’d TRUCK DRIVER wanted for BC runs. Exc wages, benefits & equipment + weekends home. Fax or email resume & drivers abstract 604-513-8004 or




Zone Checker The Peace Arch News is looking for energetic and customer friendly individuals for its Circulation Department. The right candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills. Your attention to detail and ability to work with minimum supervision set you apart from other applicants. Basic knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook Express recommended. Duties include overseeing 100+ youth carriers, recruit and hire new carriers, survey old and new delivery areas, monitor carrier performance and follow-up reader delivery concerns. A reliable vehicle is a must. Vulnerable sector criminal record check is also mandatory. This permanent part-time position is available immediately. Closing date: January 31, 2012 Please forward your resume to: Circulation Manager Peace Arch News #200 – 2411 160 Street, Surrey, BC V3S 0C8 No phone calls please All emailed submissions will receive a reply for confirmation of receipt, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted further.

Advertising Sales Representative


Drivers & Owner / Operators Req’d




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M.I.C.s GROUP of Health Services, Matheson-Iroquois Falls-Cochrane. (View job ad at Fax: 705-258-2645.



Competitive Wages! E-mail: mikayla. or Fax: 604-796-0318 Star Fleet Trucking HIRING!! DRIVERS, FARMERS, RANCHERS & RETIREES with 2003 or newer 1-Ton duallie, diese;l pickups & 8’box to deliver new travel trailers & fifth wheels from US manufacturers to Canadian dealers. Free IRP plate for your truck and low insurance rates! Prefer commercial Driver’s License. Top Pay! Call Craig 1-877-890-4523



ACCOUNTING & Payroll Trainees needed. Large & small firms depend on certified A&P professionals. No experience needed! Local career training & job placement available. 1-888-424-9417 AIRLINES ARE HIRING- Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified- Housing available. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance (877)818-0783 Become a Psychiatric Nursetrain locally via distance education, local and/or regional clinical placements and some regional classroom delivery. Wages start at $30.79/hr to $40.42/hr. This 23 month program is recognized by the CRPNBC. Gov’t funding may be available. Toll-free 1-87-STENBERG INTERIOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR SCHOOL. Locations in Alberta & BC. Hands on real world training. Full sized equipment. Job placement assistance. Funding available. 1-866-399-3853 MEDICAL TRAINEES needed now! Hospitals & Doctors need well trained staff. No experience needed! Local training & job placement available. Call for more info! 1-888748-4126. TRAIN TO BE AN Apartment/Condominium Manager at home! We have jobs across Canada. Thousands of graduates working. 31 years of success! Government certified. or 1-800-6658339, 604-681-5456. TRY A CLASSIFIED AD.


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Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628

Please submit your resume with a cover letter by 5:00 pm Friday, January 27, 2012 to:



ALBERTA earthmoving company requires a Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic. You will work in a modern shop and also have mechanics truck for field work. The job is at Edson, Alberta. We require that you have experience on Cat crawlers and or Deere excavators. Call Lloyd at (780)723-5051. .

Does Your Career Need A Lift? Arpac, Western Canada’s leading material handling provide is currently seeking a career minded individual to join our Inside Sales team. This customer-focused position requires related experience and rewards with competitive compensation, RRSP Program, health benefits, social events, and more! Email resume to or 604-940-4082 MAXX MARKETING seeks to hire 15 outstanding sales people in the Fraser Valley. Apply now! More info

ORDER DESK & OFFICE ASSISTANT P/T Surrey Glass company requires personable, motivated person to work Part-Time in our showroom 1 day a week and 1 day as an office assistant. Duties include; telephone, showroom sales, computer quotes & work orders. Good computer skills with exp. in Business Vision & Excel software an asset. Must be good with numbers & able to multi-task with attention to accuracy. Previous exp. in glass trade, retail or related industry preferred. Saturday req’d. Salary negotiable. E-mail resume to:


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PORT HARDY BC- Journeyman GM Technician required. Full-time competitive pay, bonuses, benefits. Aval. immediately. Send resume to or fax (250)949-7440 Attention Cory Klassen.

HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC for busy logging company in the Fraser Valley Area. Must have valid BC drivers licence.

Competitive Wages & Benefits After 3 mos.

Position Available Machinist/ Machine Fitter Industrial Equipment Manufacturing Ltd. designs and manufactures bulk materials handling equipment typically used in mining, forestry and oil sands. The business has been in operation since 1955 and is located in the Port Kells area of Surrey.

The successful candidate will have considerable experience assembling machinery, bearing assemblies, and shrink fitting. To apply submit resume by Email to or fax to 604-513-9905

WE need a MILLWRIGHT to “Ham it up” at Freybe Gourmet Foods Ltd. Contact or

WOODPRO Engineering, Prince George, BC requires Jr Mechanical engineer, must be registered with the Assn of Professional Engineers and mechanical/structural draftsperson. Experience with Autocad and Tekla X-Steel. Email jwestergard@ or fax to: 250-563-5648



RELAXING MASSAGE 68th Ave & 152nd Street. Call Wendy or Coco 604-593-4495 or 778-908-3315 TRADITIONAL THAI MASSAGE

Thai Certified Mon. - Fri. 9am-5pm W.Rock 778-240-5098


Marquise Group is looking for a P/T Night Cleaner for Tsawwassen Quay. Must be able to work evenings & weekends. Janitorial exp. req. Duties include waxing, burnishing & auto - scrubbing the floors. Candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check.

Please e-mail resumes to or fax: 604-214-8526

PURCHASING ASST. Knowledge in mat’ls mgnt & purchasing, read shop dwgs, min 3-5 yrs of buying exp in mfg (glazing) ind. Basic computer skills a must. Own vehicle. F: 604-525-0774, E:, w/salary exp. No phone calls pls.

Give the Gift of Music! Gift certificates available for Piano, Guitar & Kindermusik classes (Pre-School Music and Movement classes) at NUVO MUSIC SCHOOL in Morgan Creek.

Call 604-614-3340

Wild & Crazy Can’t Be Lazy

LOOKING TO Expand Your Horizons? Gulf Islands Film School Camps SPRING BREAK Learn from a pro! 1 and 2 week March 11, 18 & 25 Save$$ Earlybird Special til Jan 31 1800.813.9993.


HOMESTAY FAMILIES NEEDED $40/night Japanese ESL students March 20 - 28. Must drive student to and from school in W. Rock. Call Julie 604-809-9463



BUTCHER for Tibisti Foods. F/T, Perm. Min 5 yrs exp. Farsi an asset, $15/hr. Fax res:866-770-4296

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Kristy 604.488.9161 142 OFFICE SUPPORT/CLERKS MIN. 4 years exp. in an accounting department. Excellent communication skills in english essential. Competitive salaries & benefits Forward your resume by email or fax to: Leslie Green, Administrator Hamilton Duncan Armstrong + Stewart Law Corporation Gateway Tower, Surrey email: fax: 604581-5947



Please fax 604-796-0318 or e-mail:

Inside Sales / Sales Support Rep.

PHARMACY/ Front Store clerk Mon. and Tues. coverage plus day relief, customer service computer knowledge. Please resume 604-536-6864


GARDENERS req’d F/T in Surrey with exp. in garden maint, pruning, lawn & bed work. Must have good English skills & local ref’s. Year-round work avail. Pesticide licence, snow removal & exp driving truck w/trailer an asset. Benefit package. Wage $3,000 to $3,200 depending on exp. Leave msg or Fax, 604-599-5503.

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

We offer a great working environment with a competitive base salary and commission plan along with a strong benefit package.

Serving Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows since 1978


Earn up to $20/hour. NO sales, NO commissions! Full training provided. Travel, dress sharp & have fun! Must be outgoing. Call Marcia 604-777-2195

The successful candidate will be required to meet sales targets by deepening relationships with existing clients and developing new business with an aggressive face-to-face cold calling mandate. The ability to work independently in an extremely fast paced environment while adhering to deadlines is a must. Candidates considered for the position will be results oriented, strong communicators, and be willing to learn and adapt in an ever changing business environment. A vehicle and a valid driver’s license is required.

Thank you to all who apply, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



The award-winning Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows News has an immediate opening for a full time Advertising Sales Representative.

Carly Ferguson, Advertising & Creative Services Manager Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows News 22328 - 119th Avenue Maple Ridge, BC V2X 2Z3 or by email:



Wanted for dump truck maintenance and repairs. For more information call 604-807-4040 or Fax resume 604-856-9172



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


Vincent 543-7776

A 43 Year Old Women who has her Community Health Care Certificate would like to provide the following services: -Companionship -Meal Preparation -Light Housekeeping -Grocery Shopping -Medical and Dental Appts. -Exercise and Walks And I also have my First-Aide and Food Safe Certificates, If you require more information please call me at: 604-626-8572

Private Home Care 25 years experience Your Home or Mine. Would provide meals, Rides in the country, etc.

Call: 604-825-1243 or 604-541-0214



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A CLEAN TEAM. Experienced, reliable, consistent, great ref’s. Residential/Office, Move in & outs. Please call Rene 604-531-7870

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



S Pruning S Removals S Hedge Trimming ISA Certified Arbourist Fully Insured “Right Tree - Right Location”

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AFFORDABLE MOVING Local & Long Distance



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

Jay 604-513-8524 283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS


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



ARCO DRYWALL Ltd. Board, Tape Texture, Frame. New & Reno’s. 20 yrs exp, free est Mike 604-825-1500

Popcorn & Textured ceilings really date your home - We can give you a flat ceilinglovely to look at & easy to clean. If you have crown mouldings - no problem. Also Ceiling repairs.


A-TECH Services 604-230-3539 Running this ad for 7yrs

FINISH CARPENTER Finish Carpentry-Mouldings, sundecks, stairs, siding, painting, drywall. Refs. Rainer cel 604-613-1018

Call for FREE in-home consultation In-house design team and cabinet shop Let MPB make your renovation dreams come true! Showroom: Unit 62 - 15515 24th Ave. (at King George Blvd.) Tel: 604-538-9622

Jim Fournier 604-538-9858 General Contractor/Project Management

Quality at a Fair Price

Cairn Terriers: shots/dewormed. Ready to go to good homes. over 20 yrs of referrals. 604-807-5204 or 604-592-5442 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or


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1YR Seasoned Alder Birch Maple Clean, Split, DRY & Delivered. Family Operated for 20 yrs. (604)825-9264


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



CAN’T GET UP your stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help! No obligation consultation. Comprehensive warranty. Can be installed in less than 1 hour. Call now 1-866-981-6591.

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Light fixtures. Suitable for dining room, gold colour and glass. For bathroom, light vanity bar, white & gold. North Delta. 604-591-9740

NEED YOUR PRE-ENGINEERED STEEL BUILDING ERECTED? Professional crews available. We service Western Canada. All Brands. Excl references. Call MSC at 1-800-979-2993

OFFICE DIVIDERS, 4 pieces 5’x5’, 1 piece - 2.5’x5’. Good condition, $100. 604-531-1711. Ask for Jim.



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

RELIABLE, SERVICE Seniors Discount

T & K Haulaway Family owned & operated


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

578 ROTTWEILER Pups, Reg CKC, Champ lines/health guaranteed. $1600. (778)240-6472,


X COUNTRY SKIIS & BINDINGS FOR SALE. Kneissl & Rossignal Men’s size 10 & Woman’s size 7. Shoes and Poles as well. $45 per set. 3 pin (old style). North Delta. 604-591-9740



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

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*Appliances *BBQs *Exercise Equip *Cars/Trucks/Trailers *Hotwater Tanks *Furnaces * Restaurant Equipment All FREE pickup!

✔ Bathrooms & Kitchens ✔ Basement suites & decks ✔ Finishing work & moulding ✓ Design & colour consultation Free Estimates

Residential Renovation Specialist *No Job too Big or too Small *Always On Time & Budget *Mini Backhoe Service *Snow Clearing *Woodwork / Repair Shop Renovating Homes on the Peninsula for 25 Years. FULLY LICENSED & INSURED

BENGAL CAT beautiful 3.5 year old male, neutered, fully vaccinated, indoor, very friendly, ok w/dogs, must find good home with no other cats and no kids $250 604-820-1603


FREE! Scrap Metal Removal...FREE!!!

Call Dave: 604-862-9379 “White Rock & South Surrey’s Leading Renovator since 1989”

Serving The Lower Mainland Since 1988


Honest, reliable, quality work at good prices. Fully insured.

HUDOLIN’S ON HOMES Complete Home Renos




Handyman from Newfoundland

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


3 rooms for $269, 2 coats any colour (Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services.


CALL FRIENDLY BENJAMIN 604-230-7928 or 604-538-3796



A SEMI-RETIRED CONTRACTOR. Specializing in Renovation’s. Available for work. 604-532-1710

Bathroom repairs, reno’s, taps + sink, shower, tiling, flooring laminate. Painting, drywalling, basement reno’s, door & window trim, baseboard, back splashes, cabinets, range hoods, fence & deck repair + replace, pressure washing & more. Call Robert 778-227-7779

Haul Anything... But Dead Bodies!!

Professional Gutter & Window cleaning. Seniors Discount. Worksafe. Jeremy 778-384-3855



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


Peninsula Tree Preservation


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


MATTRESSES staring at $99

Great price refs Paul 604-328-0527


.Jim’s Moving Winter Service


Call Mark (604)536-9092




• Winter Yard Clean-up • Hedge Trimming • Tree Topping • Pruning • Stump Removal • Lawn & Garden Maintenance • Landscaping Reno’s • Sodding • Fencing • Retaining Wall • ETC. * Free Estimates * 100% Quality Workmanship Guaranteed. Since 1986 Kham 604-375-6877

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

Classified Advertising


Call Mark (604)536-9092

HUNTER green Natuzzi Leather couch and chair.Good cond. $700 Upholstered print chairs in burg/green. $300 pr. 604-535-9117

• Small & Big Moves • Internals • Single Items • Packing Supplies s r

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

ANTIQUE GE DELUXE FRIDGE White ext. chrome and mint green int. Super Cool. Excellent working cond. $200obo. 604.488.9161



Peace Arch Appliance

An effective way to build your business. Phone 604-575-5555


Peace Arch Appliance





BEST FIREWOOD 32nd Season & 37,000 Cust Deliv. Fully Seas. Maple, Birch, Alder 604-582-7095

Best Local Roofs & Repairs

Eric 604-541-1743


Call (604)538-9600


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


Repairs to all major appliances




Andrew 604-618-8585 $ Best Rates $

CRIMINAL RECORD? Don’t let it block employment, travel, education, professional, certification, adoption property rental opportunities. For peace of mind & a free consultation call 1-800-347-2540.

Call 778-883-4262




Weekly, Biweekly, Monthly Exc. Refs & Rates. Move In/Out. Carpet Cleaning, pressure wash, New Const., Res./Comm., offices Welcome! Lic., Bonded/Insured.



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


JAPANESE STYLE yard care. Clean-Up, Fencing, Rubbish & Snow Removal. 604-502-9198

$10 CASH BACK for every pound you lose. Herbal Magic. Lose Weight Guaranteed! Call Herbal Magic now at 1-800-827-8975 for more information. Limited time offer.


Winter rates on now.



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

$38/HR!Clogged drains,drips,garbs sinks, Reno’s toilets. No job too small! Lic’d/insured. 778-888-9184

Fully insured with WCB.

A MAID TO CLEEN For all Your Cleaning Needs


Professional Installations for a Great Price!

phone 604-575-5555

1-8-NOW-PARDON (1-866-972-7366)



The Classifieds: Small Ads, Big Deals!


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


PAWN SHOP ONLINE: GET CASH FAST! Sell or Get a Loan for your Watch, Jewelry, Gold, Diamonds, Art or Collectibles - From Home! ONLINE: or Toll-Free: 1-888-435-7870




INSTALLING Granite to Ceramic. Including Floor, Wall, Backsplash, Tub Surround...Your personal ideas completed Promptly and Affordably Call Mario 604-839-9512

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

MONEYPROVIDER.COM. $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877776-1660.



Swiss Mountain pups, short-hair, family raised, gentle, vet chck, dewormed. Ready. 604-795-7662




Gallery Estate Auctions ZZZJDOOHU\HVWDWHDXFWLRQVFRP TOLL FREE 1-855-795-9995 1-12os GA12

BIG BUILDING SALE... “CLEARANCE SALE YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS!” 20X26 $4995. 25X34 $6460. 30X44 $9640. 40X70 $17,945. 47X90 $22,600. One end included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-6685422.



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


1996 NORTEC mobile home, 14x70. Clean and bright, sunken liv. rm., lam. floors, attached room and deck. Must be moved. $42,000. (604)626-4294

BREAKAWAY BAYS. New kitchen, bath, flooring, and paint. Excellent condition. $42,900. Quick possession. Phone (604)541-5487. Find the

HOME of Your Dreams!

Real Estate Section - Class 600’s

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Mortgage Help! Beat bank rates for purchases and refinances, immediate debt consolidation, foreclosure relief, and equity loans. Free, fast, friendly, private consultations. Call 1-888-685-6181

PRIVATE MORTGAGE Lender. Funding smaller 2nd, 3rd, & interim mortgages. No fees! Please call 604-736-6914 or Courtesy to agents.


LIMERICK MANOR Near Langley City Hall & shops 1 bdrm - $720 - $750/month 2 bdrm - $870/month Inc. heat/storage/parking Adult oriented Sorry - no pets By appt - call 604 - 514 - 1480

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

SOMERSET GARDENS (S. Sry) Family housing, 1851 Southmere Cres. E. 2bdrm appt. starts at $875. Pet friendly, nr all amen, heat, Community garden. 604-451-6676

The White Rock Bellaire South Facing. Luxury Residence. Suit discriminating prof who only wants the best. This 2 bdrm residence offers 1031sf of incomparable luxury. $1695/mo. Drive by Oxford St. & 16th Ave. & admire the award winning majestic tower. Avail. now. n/s, n/p. Refs req. For appt. 604-318-3365 if no answer call 702-325-2868


Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley



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

White Rock ~1243 Best Street Bright, Sunny, South facing 1 Bdrm, Top Floor ~ $795/mo 1 Bdrm 2nd floor, no stairs $775/mo

New balcony, windows & doors Strictly non-smoking building no smoking in suite or balcony No Pets ~ Adult oriented

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

(604) 541-8857, 319-0615 WHITE ROCK 1 bdrm top flr, $800. Prime loc, quiet bldg. Incl heat, hot water, h/w flrs. N/P. 604-218-1535 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.


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

Adult Oriented Secure Building 1 Bdrm. Main Floor, approx. 650sf. Smoke-Free.

To view call 604-531-9874

WHITE ROCK Close to Semiahmoo Mall

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

Call 604-538-5337 WHITE ROCK nr Semiahmoo Mall. Avail. now. Clean bachelor $590: Heat, h/wtr,cov. prk. 604-596-3390.


WHITE ROCK ~ SUNSET VILLA 1 bdrm suite, ocean view, d/w, balcony, concrete bldg. $900/mo. 1 block from Semiahmoo Mall. Call for appt to view: 604-541-6276.

WHITE ROCK, 1 bdrm., 3rd floor corner suite, cable, heat, prkg. $875 mo. N/S N/P. 604-535-0925

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

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

14989 Roper Avenue & 1371 Blackwood St.

Centrally Located

Includes heat, hot water and 1 parking space. n/p, n/s. Walk to Semiahmoo Mall & Amenities. Available Now!

White Rock Square and Rosemary Centre

White Rock Gardens & Bayview Chateau

3388 Rosemary Hts Cres. Surrey, second floor office 859 sq.ft., in quiet Rosemary area. Call 536-5639 to view & for rates

748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION OCEAN PARK - Resp. mature prof. adult to share 4 bdrm Exec. home. Furniture ok. NS / NP. Refs. $600 Shop w/motor hoist avail. 604-541-8088 OCEAN PARK. Room with ensuite w/i closet, good view, prkg, nr bus, NS/NP, $675 incl util 604-531-8147

749 709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL GREENHOUSE FOR LEASE for flowering & bedding plants. Retail and wholesale. Fully computerized and automated system. 2.5 acres incl. greenhouse. Approx. 43,000 covered area. 1.5 acres set up for outside use. City water. High traffic area. 5498 Gladwin Rd., Abbts. Call 604-807-3910 for more info. S. SURREY. Warehouse, approx 1000 sq/ft 220 wiring, two 14’ doors gated, mezzanine. Suitable for storage. Avail Feb 1st. 604-541-9224.



ABBOTSFORD, East.New high end executive 4 bdrm. 3 bath - 3200 sq. ft. Web details. Call 604-864-9534


SURREY - GARAGE STORAGE Secure, clean & dry. Avail now. $125/mo. 604-541-0058 / 314-5973


The Scrapper

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


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


OCEAN PARK 2 bdrm bsmt suite, 1100 s/f, shared laundry, n/s, $1000 incl utils/cable/net. 604-202-6582. OCEAN PARK bright lrg 2 bdrm garden lvl 1000sf priv patio f/p d/w w/d ns/np. Feb. 1. $975mo. 604542-1904 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. S.SURREY 150/35 Ave. Very clean large 2 bdrm. Avail immed, ns/np. $1000/mo incl hydro. 604-531-7561 S. SURREY. Large 1 bdrm bsmt ste. Near Chantrell Creek school & Elgin Park. Ideal for student or teacher. $550/mo incl utils. Fully furn’d. Avail now. 604-538-2474. FREE CASH BACK WITH $0 DOWN at Auto Credit Fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 DLN 30309. Free Delivery. GUARANTEED APPROVAL drive away today! We lend money to everyone. Fast approvals, best interest rates. Over 500 vehicles sale priced for immediate delivery OAC. 1-877796-0514. INSTANT AUTO CREDIT We can finance your auto loan in minutes, you Drive Home Now, or we can deliver to you. 877-758-7311 or 250-7515205.

S. SURREY, new 1 bdrm g/lvl suite, sep entr., in ste W/D, F/S, D/W, blt in mircro, $900/mth. incl utils, parking & basic cable. NS/NP. Suit single. (604)535-4663. S. SURREY new 1 bdrm., new appl., $550 incl. heat, light, int., cable. N/S N/P. Now. 604-613-6045 WHITE Rock 1br/full bath new lgl suite, 685 sqft, $900/mo, 1/4 wtr/hydro, priv ent, w/d, d/w, security sys, 8’ ceilings, &more! Cls to transit, schls & shops. Contact 604-8376720 to view/apply. N/S. N/P.



2000 BUICK LESABRE LTD. Heat, memory, lumbar, HUD, good cond. Estate sale. $4900. 604-364-1554. 2000 BUICK LESABRE, mint cond, 110K Km, 4 dr, full power, leather, $4900. Call 604-614-3416

2002 BUICK LESABRE Limited Edition, 115K, grey leather int, fully loaded, new front brakes, 6/cyl, 4/door. $5900. Call 604-807-3996.

White Rock cls to PAH, newer 1 bdrm priv. entry prkg, h/w, granite W/D, F/S, mi $900 incl. utils. n/s, n/p. Avail. now. 604-535-0429. WHITE ROCK: Large Master bdrm + den and or single bed with desk. Above ground. Bright & spacious. w/d, d/w, fridge & stove. Close to beach, all amen. transit & schools. Own driveway backing onto laneway & park. S. facing front door onto your deck. $1000/mo. Gardeners delight. n/s n/p. Avail now. Looking for long term tenants. 604-315-2440

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 1996 TOYOTA Avalon XLS, loaded, auto, 175 K, new tires, batt., leather,3L V6, $5400 obo.604-812-1278 2008 HONDA CIVIC 4dr sedan auto CD, a/c, p/w. Grey. 35,000kms. $9700. 604-825-9477


OCEAN PARK lovely 2000 sf, 2 lvl, 3 bdrm home, fncd bkyrd, close to schls/bus & beach. New flrg. Feb 1. $2000. (604) 538-3878 or 220-7748 OCEAN VIEW 3 bdrm., 2.5 baths Ocean Park, dbl gar, h/tub, pool Now. $3000/mo N/S 604-542-0152

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. WHITE ROCK, ocean view. 3 bdrm 1100 sq.ft. + loft. N/S, N/P. Refs. $1500 incl utils. 604-531-9689.

PROPERTY OWNERS Big or small propertiesWE MANAGE IT ALL!


2009 HONDA FIT- 4 dr hatch back, 50K, Auto p/w. p/s, red. Auto Start. $9700: (604)836-5931 2010 HONDA CRV 37,000 KMS, auto, 4 x 4, gray. Loaded. $19,800: (604)836-5931



2001 GSXR 1000R only 13,500 km Custom paint-Pearl White, polished whls. Yoshi exhaust, Gucci seat. No accid $6500 must see778-558-6763



Need A Vehicle! Guaranteed Auto

Loan. Apply Now, 1.877.680.1231

for estimate call:

Alfred 604-889-6807 TENANTS

Power tongue jacks, ext.shower, power awning, AM/FM/CD/DVD , and more! $25,483 (Stk.30970)

4 bdrm T/H, at 161A & 24, $2,100/M, Avail. Now! Houses/Condos/Townhouses Rental units available now Office: 604-534-7974 Ext: 205 WHITE ROCK: One of a kind heritage character house steps from beach. Sip coffee looking at water from veranda or go for a stroll on the promenade for ice cream. Super cute, 4 bdrm upstairs, updated galley kitch, w/d, d/w, orig oldstone f/p. Peaceful & quiet. Take a drive by the big little yellow house, 1156 Elm St. if interested. $1800/mo + utils. Avail Feb 1 (778)891-7870

RENTALS: These listings cover all types of rentals from apartments, condos, office space, houseboats and vacation homes. So if you’re in the market to rent, or looking for a roommate, start here. Call 604.575.5555 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644 2011 EVER-LITE 31RKS

Auto Loans Approved!! Largest Dealer Group Huge Selection Cars Trucks Vans Suvs. Free delivery BC/AB Best Rates Always Approved. Apply online: or call Tollfree-1-888-635-9911


2004 JEEP GRAND Cherokee Ltd. 4x4, auto, green, 126K, $8300 firm. Call 604-538-9257 2007 MAZDA CX7, awd, let int. fully equip. nav incl. heated sts. 39,000 mls. $24,000 firm . 604-541-0739.


1987 NISSAN P/U, 4 cyl. auto, 143 km, excellent condition, asking $2,200 obo. Phone (604)530-3289. 1994 CHEV Van $1300 AC’d Apr 2012 gd tires, new batt., 272,653 miles 604-593-1985, 604-617-7832 1999 ASTRO VAN, aircrd, seats 8, drk grey, runs/looks good, $2,000 obo. Phone (604)866-2081. 2001 Ford Ranger XLT 4X4 175,000k, needs some work$2400 604-830-7797 or 604-467-7598 2006 MAZDA B3000, black, 4 dr, 1 owner, 100,000 kms. Exc cond. $9888 obo. 604-562-4168. 2008 Mazda 3000 Dual Sport pickup. Very clean low mileage 24,300km. 5spd standard, PS, PB, PW, A/C, tow package, bed liner/box cover, slider r/window. Black with grey int. $12,700.00. Phone 604-536-1315 to view. 2009 MAZDA 5, mini van series, exc. shape in & out, loaded. $17,500. Call 604-617-5348.




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

851 2003 Cadillac CTS. Black on black, leather, sunroof. Must see! $10,500, Mint. Phone 604 809 6235

WHITE ROCK, 2 bdrm w/loft on 1st flr 2 blk fr beach, Feb1/15. 1200sf. Prkg, garden, ldry. Nr schl. Pet OK $1850 incl util 778-688-0037 MORGAN Crossing Peninsula area bright, older 2 bdrm 1000 sf home, 4 appls, h/w flrs, $1485 + utils. N/S. Pets? (604) 505-2572 or 760-8273

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

WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Christmas in January, $500 cash back. We fund your future not your past. All credit situations accepted. 1-888593-6095.

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


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

1996 FORD TAURUS A/C, new tires, all pwr. driven daily, A1 cond in/out. $725 obo. 604-496-3958.


HOUSE near White Rock For Rent. Immediate occupancy. Just Renovated. 3 level split. Total 5 bedrms + Living, Dining, Kitchen, Laundry & Den. Hobby, Workshop & Recreation extra. $2,000/month. No Pets, No Smoke. 604-671-9467


Auto Financing 1.800.910.6402

Dual pane windows, A/C, slide out bike rack, elec. rear stab jacks, and MORE! $37,483 (Stk.29577) 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS Notice is hereby given to Creditors and others having claims against the estate of Evelyn Werner, that the particulars of their claims should be sent to the executors R. and B. Wilkie at 5770 Abbey Dr., Delta, V4E 2K6, on or before the 3rd day of February, 2012, after which date the executors will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the executor then has notice.


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January 17, 2012 edition of the Peace Arch News