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Criminology student ran from crash that killed Kassandra Kaulius

Guilty plea in impaired-driving death Kevin Diakiw Black Press

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Natasha Warren (centre) at court.

The woman charged in connection with a crash that killed Surrey’s Kassandra Kaulius in 2011 has pleaded guilty. Natasha Warren, a criminology student who now lives in Port Coquitlam, initially faced four charges related to the death of Kaulius. On Friday morning in Surrey Provincial Court,

Warren pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing death, impaired driving causing death and failure to stop at an accident. Warren was intoxicated while she was driving northbound in a company van on 152 Street on May 3 last year when she slammed into a BMW being driven by 22-year-old Kaulius. Warren ran from the crash and was later found in a nearby green space.

Kaulius died at the scene. Warren’s defense lawyer Mark Cacchioni said his client wanted to plead guilty right away, but he advised her not to. “A lawyer would be negligent in the extreme for ever advising a client to plead guilty to any offence unless that lawyer would have had the opportunity to review the Crown’s case,” he said.  see page 4

Cocaine smuggling

Ex-border guard gets 15 years Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

A former South Surrey border guard who helped smuggle an “enormous” amount of cocaine through the Pacific Highway border crossing has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for the crime. Baljinder Kandola, a Cloverdale resident, learned his fate Friday morning in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. Justice Selwyn Romilly sentenced Kandola’s co-accused, Richmond resident Shminder Johal, to 18 years. In reasons for the sentence, Romilly wrote that he had “few mitigating factors to consider.” Describing Kandola as the “facilitator” of the operation and Johal as Dan Ferguson sketch the “overseer,” Romilly Baljinder Kandola cited Kandola’s breach of trust and the fact he accepted bribes from Johal as among aggravating factors in determining sentence. The pair’s only motivation appeared to be greed, he said. In a July 9 sentencing hearing, prosecutor James Torrance argued both men should get 20 years for the scheme. “This case is about the corruption of a CBSA (Canada Border Services Agency) officer and the importation of an enormous amount of cocaine,” Torrance said.  see page 2

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Canadian society ‘put at risk’  from page 1 Riar, described as a “minor player” in the Defense lawyer James Sutherland had sug- scheme, pleaded guilty and was sentenced gested a 15-year term. in 2010 to 12 years in jail. A fourth man, Neither Kandola, 40, or Johal, 38, addressed Vancouver resident Charles Lai, was arrested the court personally when given in 2008 in the U.S. as the alleged the opportunity by Romilly. leader of the scheme. He was “I’m advised by Mr. Kandola sentenced to 13 years by a U.S. he does not have anything to District Court judge in 2009. say,” Sutherland told the judge. In determining Kandola’s senOutside court, Sutherland tence, Romilly considered the explained Kandola “felt everyanalysis of the judge who senthing that could be said on his tenced Daniel Greenhalgh last behalf had been said.” year. Greenhalgh, who was a “It’s a difficult day,” he said. South Surrey border guard at Supporters in court would not the Douglas crossing, is serving comment on the sentence. two years for sexual assault and Both Kandola and Johal were breach of trust in connection found guilty June 29 on mulwith incidents that occurred tiple drug- and bribery-related while he was on duty in 2007. charges – including conspiracy to Justice Frits Verhoeven found Dan Ferguson photo Greenhalgh “was not merely disimport cocaine and importation of cocaine – stemming from their Shminder Johal at court. honest. He did not merely breach arrest nearly five years ago. his duties out of negligence. He On Oct. 25, 2007, police found 11 boxes knowingly, flagrantly and repeatedly betrayed with 208 bricks of cocaine worth more than the trust which he had been given…” $5 million inside a GMC Yukon Denali that Romilly describes Verhoeven’s “analysis of passed unchecked through the South Surrey the approach to be taken when dealing with truck border crossing into Canada. a border services officer who has abused his While Sutherland had argued that, as a or her position in order to commit a crimi“mere facilitator,” his client’s role in the nal offence applies equally in this case.” scheme “should be considered less signifi“BSOs, like police officers, occupy a specant than that of Johal,” Romilly disagreed. cial position of trust in the community,” “The level of sophistication indicates that Romilly states. “They are charged with a both Kandola and Johal knew the risk they foundational role in preventing dangerous were taking in pursuing the importation substances from entering the country. When scheme,” the judge said. “This is particularly they abuse their position and seek to profit so for Kandola, who was employed in a role by criminal activities, all of Canadian society that was dedicated to preventing the very is put at risk.” activity he was convicted of.” Both Kandola, who is married and has one According to evidence, Johal and a third young child, and Johal, a father of three, were man – Richmond resident Herman Riar credited for time served. Kandola received – headed for the border in two vehicles, one month credit; Johal, two months. with Johal in the lead and Riar acting as the Kandola’s sentence included two concur“transporter” with the drugs in his vehicle. rent 14-year terms for conspiracy to import They timed their trips so Kandola would cocaine, plus two concurrent one-year terms be on duty, and he waved them through. for breach of trust. Johal’s 18 years include Police believe the conspirators made several two concurrent 16-year terms for conspiracy trips between May 2006 and their arrests. to import cocaine, plus two years for imporEvidence indicated Kandola pocketed at tation of firearms and a concurrent one-year least $10,000 for turning a blind eye to the term for bribery of a border services officer. smuggling, including $4,000 worth of work Both men were also handed 10-year prohito upgrade his car, a Mini Cooper. bitions from possessing firearms.

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news Eight counts include holdups at South Surrey juice bars and non-profit coffee shop

Three years for robberies at knifepoint Dan Ferguson Staff reporter

A 29-year-old Surrey man has been given three years in jail for a series of holdups at businesses in White Rock, South Surrey and Langley. Clayton James Norris was sentenced after he pleaded guilty during a July 10 Surrey Provincial Court appearance to eight counts of robbery. The counts included armed thefts from three Booster Juice stores in South Surrey and Langley, as well as the non-profit Small Ritual Coffee shop in White Rock. Security footage from the holdup at the Langley Booster Juice showed Norris – wearing a hoodie and a single glove – threatening a store cashier with a knife.

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A June 11 robbery in Langley led to arrest. He was wearing sunglasses and a baseball hat with “Police” embroidered on the front. The incident was one of three robberies at the chain of juice bars:

On June 3, the Booster Juice outlet at 15161 Hwy. 10 in South Surrey was robbed at 7:30 p.m. by a man with a knife; on June 7, the outlet at 15355 24 Ave. was robbed around 2:30 p.m.; and on June 11, the Langley location, at 20159 88 Ave. was robbed around 5:15 p.m. On June 12, around 8 p.m. in the 1200-block of Johnston Road, Norris entered Small Ritual Coffee – run by the Church at Southpoint – and produced a knife. He took cash from the till, as well as money collected for a local cancer society fundraising effort. Langley RCMP said Norris was arrested as a result of a conversation between a Langley store owner who had just been robbed and a passerby. “We’d like to convey our appreciation and

thanks to the two civilians who provided key information to police, which assisted us in making an arrest,” Sgt. Ravinder Pawar said shortly after the arrest was announced last month. “We just needed the last piece of the puzzle from the public in order to gather evidence to support robbery charges.” The tip came in June 19. And on June 21, the Surrey RCMP’s Strike Force Target Team, in collaboration with Langley RCMP, arrested Norris. “Since the start of this investigation both detachments have been working together sharing information and resources,” Surrey RCMP Sgt. Drew Grainger said. As well as a jail term, Norris was handed a lifetime firearms prohibition.

Housing development

332 trees face axe at Bose farm Kevin Diakiw Black Press

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Emergency crews respond to a dangerous gas leak after copper thieves broke in to a vacant home in the 2500-block of 168 Street in South Surrey.

Overnight gas leak causes evacuation of one-block radius

Copper thieves endanger residents the pervasive odour and a Fortis BC employee determined the risk was high. Copper thieves who targeted an empty South “The employee got close to the house and Surrey house overnight Thursday were lucky decided it was too dangerous,” Scott said. they didn’t blow themselves sky-high, Neighbours were evacuated while ❝All it needed efforts to contain and avert the danafter cutting through a gas line. Natural gas was left free-flowing was one little ger were undertaken: the home’s gas in the house, undetected for several ignition and it supply was cut and BC Hydro cut hours until the next afternoon, resultelectricity to the area. Fire crews then ing in residents of about eight homes could have been vented the home, successfully bringa bomb.❞ in the 2500-block of 168 Street being ing the gas reading “below explosive evacuated. levels.” “It was lucky, especially the thieves were Traffic along 168 Street north of 24 Avenue lucky,” Surrey fire Capt. Gerry Scott said at the was also temporarily redirected. scene. Scott said damage to the home indicates the “With the proper mixture, the whole house thief or thieves gained access by kicking in a would’ve gone.” fence and the front door. Fire crews were alerted to the problem One man who came to check on the situaround 2 p.m., after an area resident reported ation for a friend said if there had been any Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

little spark, the outcome would have been disastrous. “All it needed was one little ignition and it could have been a bomb,” he said. The situation was under control within an hour, and by 3:40 p.m., 168 Street had been reopened to traffic and residents were allowed to return.

Surrey council has given preliminary approval to a development on a heritage site that will see the razing of more than 300 mature trees. The developer is asking to remove 332 trees – many of them more than 82 feet tall – from the back end of a forest on the 20-acre Bose Farm at 16420 64 Ave. Platinum Enterprises is planning to build 65 single-family homes and 158 townhomes on the property. The developer has agreed to preserve the Henry Bose farmhouse, milk cooling shed and calf barn on the heritage property. Surrey councillors voted 4-3 last week in favour of sending the proposal forward to public hearing. Couns. Bruce Hayne, Barinder Rasode and Judy Villeneuve opposed it. (Mayor Dianne Watts was absent from Monday’s landuse meeting and Coun. Mary Martin, who chaired, did not vote.) “I’ve heard really loud and clear from our town hall meetings how we need to manage our growth better when it comes to issues like our environment,” Rasode said later. Said Villeneuve: “For me, I was a bit horrified with that number of trees. I just don’t want that site to look like the Mary Hill Bypass.” Coun. Barbara Steele noted council asked the developer to save as many of those trees as possible. “I think it’s a development that’s overdue,” Steele said, adding she’s pleased with the heritage preservation. “I went for the scenario that isn’t 100 per cent perfect.” Martin and Watts both said Thursday that they have concerns with the removal of the forest. “This is like a pristine forest area and I’m very concerned about it,” Martin said. Watts noted residents will have their say at the public hearing. “I will go into that with an open mind, but I have some serious concerns,” the mayor said. The public hearing is scheduled for July 23 at 7 p.m. at city hall.

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 from page 1 “We did not have that opportunity until very recently.â€? He said his client plans to do anything she can to become a positive role model. “Ms. Warren was a criminology student and plans to spend the rest of her life making amends for what she has done here,â€? Cacchioni said Friday. He said Warren will be doing jail time for the offence, noting that sentences for her charges range from two to five or six years in prison. Kassandra’s mother, Markita Kaulius, tearfully laid out the stark fact of the family’s loss. “We’re pleased that she’s pleaded guilty to this, it saves us (from) going through a trial, but it doesn’t change anything for us,â€? she said. “For us, Kassandra is still gone‌ it’s a loss to society, it’s a loss to our family, to her friends, and the community lost somebody very special.â€? Markita Kaulius doesn’t buy the defence’s notion that Warren always wanted to plead guilty. Warren has given the family a letter of apology, but the mother couldn’t say whether she would be reading it. “I can’t forgive her – my daughter is gone,â€? she said. “I have a bedroom down the hall that still has all of her things in it and



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Townhouse plans opposed Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

Two townhouse projects proposed for White Rock received little support during public hearings last week. The projects – a 20-unit complex eyed for 1526, 1536, 1550 and 1556 Finlay St., and a fiveunit complex proposed for 15118 Thrift Ave. – both require zoning bylaw amendments to proceed. But the majority of those who spoke July 9 said neither development would improve the areas – or the city as a whole – for those who already live there. “(It’s) too many townhouses on a property of less than an acre,� Louise Grant told council of the Finlay Street proposal, which would be built east of Peace Arch Hospital and south of the power station at North Bluff Road. Grant also named too little green space, small units and the com-

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A five-unit townhouse complex is proposed for 15118 Thrift Ave. plex’s proximity to a “long-term existing residence,� as concerns. Paul Stanton, the city’s director of planning, told council the project is proposed for the Eastside Residential Infill Area, a zone created to permit construction of narrow-lot, single-family homes or townhouses. With four blocks of buildings, the complex would

offer two parking spaces per unit and central access, he said. Russell Avenue resident Donald Fleming said he is concerned people are buying properties without having interest in the community. “It’s more an investment in their own bank account,� he said. Regarding the Thrift Avenue development, city clerk Tracey Arthur said eight letters of opposition – along with a 22-name petition – had been received. Five residents spoke against the project, all of whom cited concerns about proposed laneway access. “It is going to be bedlam if this goes in as proposed,� warned Ron Powell, who lives in a 34-unit building that backs onto the lane. Project architect Maciej Dembek, of Barnett Dembek Architects, assured steps had been taken to address concerns. Proposed amendments are scheduled for a council vote July 23.

White Rock cyclist hit by dump truck A 52-year-old White Rock woman suffered serious injuries Saturday, when she was clipped by a dump truck as she cycled along 16 Avenue. Police say the woman was westbound on the thoroughfare in the 18000-block around 11:30 a.m.

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ousing sales are steady in the Fraser Valley, even as they seem to be in a decline in Metro Vancouver. That’s the story of June real estate sales from the two real estate boards – Fraser Valley, which covers Surrey, White Rock and Cloverdale, and Greater Vancouver. Declines in sales activity and prices are more marked in Greater Vancouver, but as neighbourhoods and Lower Mainland cities are so different, it is hard to paint with too broad a brush. However, there are a few basic trends which seem to be emerging. One is that, despite low interest rates, residents in all cities seem to be unwilling to pay any more for housing. Prices have been going up and up for the past decade, and are now at the point where many working people simply can’t afford to buy. This applies in single-family residential neighbourhoods on the Semiahmoo Peninsula just as much as it does on the pricey west side of Vancouver. Another troubling trend is residents’ inability to qualify for a mortgage. The federal government has tightened up the amortization period for homes requiring Canada Mortgage and Housing mortgage insurance – it is now 25 years. Even with low interest rates, that means bigger monthly payments. With prices so high, and with few people seeing wage increases, it means more and more people simply can’t get into the market. A third trend is more intangible but nonetheless valid. People have a sense that the economy isn’t doing nearly as well as it could, and even positive economic news does not entice them to go out and borrow a great deal of money. Home construction, renovation, real estate sales and businesses catering to homeowners together account for a huge portion of most cities’ economic activity. Any significant downturn in housing construction and sales will have a major effect on many people – even those who are not in the market for a new house. It should be the goal of governments at all levels to make home ownership as easy as possible for as many people as possible. People who own their homes have a real and tangible stake in their community, and this in turns fosters a better sense of community and more involvement with others. If lower prices help more people to eventually buy homes, that’s a good thing.


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said even he was surprised by the surge y the time you read this I should be in Vanderhoof, the geographical in mobile traffic in recent months. But trying out the mobile site, it’s easy to see centre of B.C., to visit relatives. the appeal. Born in the Okanagan, raised in the With a few clicks, the phone Peace country and working for displays incident reports and 20 years in Metro Vancouver, Tom Fletcher web-camera images for my I’ve driven from one end of the chosen route. Webcams have province to the other more times been added steadily all over the than I can count. province, and now watch 18 key A similar trip last year locations on Vancouver Island, began just as a huge mudslide 93 in the Lower Mainland, 73 in was cleared near Chilliwack. the Southern Interior, 35 in the Other drives have featured North and 13 at Canada-U.S. mid-summer hail piled 10 border crossings. At a glance, centimetres deep on the you can check anything from the Coquihalla, a near-miss between traffic at the Lions Gate Bridge two moose in the Pine Pass, plus to the lineup for the Skidegate the usual blizzards and hundreds ferry on Haida Gwaii. of traffic jams for construction, Most pictures update every accidents and growing urban two minutes, offering a real-time look at volume delays. traffic, weather and road conditions. A This time I’ve got a new tool on board, recent addition is “replay the day,” which the mobile version of on my shows the last 24 hours of pictures in a BlackBerry. Launched two years, ago, the mobile site has taken off with the surging few seconds. Another new feature is an email popularity of smartphones. In the past year, DriveBC’s online traffic alert that can be customized. You can averaged 1.2 million visits a month, about subscribe to a particular region or highway and receive notices as soon as half to the five-year-old desktop site and they are posted to the DriveBC network. half from mobile users. It’s by far the And, of course, there is an @drivebc most popular B.C. government website. I asked DriveBC technical leader Twitter feed, where between 6:30 a.m. and midnight, staff update conditions Nainesh Agarwal for these stats, and he

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So far this week you’ve said… yes 54% no 46% 109 responding and respond to inquiries. (Major events are automatically tweeted overnight.) Verified reports are fed from highways staff and contractors all over the province and co-ordinated through the provincial highways condition centre in the Lower Mainland. It’s become a primary source of information for radio and TV traffic and news reporters around B.C. The mobile service now has an option for drivers to report new problems they encounter. After determining your smartphone’s location, the site displays the name and phone number of the local maintenance contractor who can take the report. For those who haven’t joined the smartphone era, there is an oldfashioned option. Dialing 5-1-1 anywhere in the province gives access to a toll-free line that connects to recorded DriveBC messages. Agarwal said use of that service has been declining as phones with web access become more popular. The 5-1-1 service also requires you to use the keypad to select your route from a numerical list, so drivers would have to pull over rather than breach the new restrictions on using handheld devices while driving. The 5-1-1 system still gets surges of heavy use during major events like the recent flooding. The plan is to upgrade the system to allow voice recognition, so drivers can use headsets to get updates on the move. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press. The Peace Arch News is a member of the British Columbia Press Council, a self-regulatory body governing the province’s newspaper industry. The council considers complaints from the public about the conduct of member newspapers. Directors oversee the mediation of complaints, with input from both the newspaper and the complaint holder. If talking with the editor or publisher does not resolve your complaint about coverage or story treatment, you may contact the B.C. Press Council. Your written concern, with documentation, should be sent within 45 days to B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby street, Nanaimo, B.C., V9R-2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www.

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Use green to make green Editor: I was at the White Rock council meeting on July 9 when former councillor Margaret Woods queried regarding the surplus of approximately $8 million. If this is in fact true, would council consider using a tiny portion to retain a little green space by dedicating the lot at 15118 Thrift Ave. as an extension of Bryant Park? (Editor’s note: Woods was asking about money left in the city’s capital asset budget, wondering whether taxes could be reduced. The lot in question is the subject of a current rezoning application to allow five units.) This may sound laughable, but why not give a little breathing space to this two-block radius of Thrift and Johnston? Two towers and another condominium are going up now. Why can we not have a little green corner on the south side of Thrift? L.C. Bjorknas, White Rock

We’re secure without video Editor: Re: An eye on being proactive, safe, July 10 letters. I really think letter-writer Bob Nicholas is highly exaggerating the amount of times people are photographed each day. But even if he wasn’t, does it make sense to be photographed yet another time? I am sure it is going to be mostly the same people day after day, with some deviation in the summer. I don’t understand why he is so preoccupied with “information for first responders.” To what? I live near the pier and I was not aware that there were so many accidents or whatever – except for the beached whale, and there was no absence of information then; everyone had their cellphones out and dispatched information out before the media. Which is a reminder to the writer, that a majority of people carry cellphones and are capable of calling 911 and giving information, should something happen. As for not having the luxury of spare cash to hire more bylaw officers – thank God. Do we need more personnel to hand out parking tickets or harass people who have dogs? As for monitoring the pier, I wasn’t aware there was any threat. It seems everyone I have talked to about the cameras have had a negative response and have said things like, “what purpose would they have when most of the problems which occur in the summer are mainly down at the beach where youths party?” Or, “what is this, a police state?” Or, “isn’t there a better place to spend our money?” What I think is that cameras in the downtown area on Stanley Cup night may have helped to identify offenders, but it sure didn’t help to

prosecute them. So, it makes me wonder, then, when I read on the Peace Arch News opinion page that there was such a high percentage of people for the cameras. (Editor’s note: in our June 20-27 online Question of the Week, 66 per cent of responders agreed with security cameras on the waterfront.) D. Barros, White Rock

Mobile talk will take lives Editor: Even if some cellphones don’t cause brain cancer and kill their users, mobile phones will eventually help to reduce the human overpopulation problem by distracting their users while driving, cycling or walking. Every day, I see drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians – mobile phone in hand – run red lights, drive onto the sidewalk or walk across the street long after the light has changed. Most of them luckily didn’t get into an accident, but they will eventually. Just yesterday, a bunch of us started to cross the street at a

crosswalk after the light had turned green, when a cyclist – blathering obliviously on his phone – blasted through the crowd against the light. He came that close to being hit by a car, and even closer to ramming into one or some of us. Fortunately, I saw him coming and warned the others in time. He still isn’t aware of how close he came to being injured, or killed, or injuring or killing someone else. Yeah, I have a mobile phone, but I never use it while I’m mobile. How about you? Have you killed anyone yet? Jerry Steinberg, Surrey

Quality of life lost over time Editor: I have been visiting my mother since she moved to White Rock 24 years ago, and I am saddened by the changes I have noticed in the town in the last decade or so. Relentless building of highrises has added to the density of people and increased both traffic and noise.

This summer, I see more units being built. How did those in the local government think that adding these buildings would improve the quality of life for the residents of White Rock? Other than making the developers richer – and maybe a few others – has this construction boom made White Rock a better place to live for its residents? Have taxes gone down as a result of their being built? Not according to my mother. Yesterday, I visited a friend who lives in the Oak Bay area of Victoria. He told me the local government decided years ago to outlaw highrises since they would detract from the quality of life of the people who already live there and change the character of the neighborhood for the worse. It’s too bad that the people who have run White Rock for the past 10 years or so didn’t have the same civic mindedness and intelligence. And as for those goofy-looking bears like the one in front of the library and the one on Johnston Road near Thrift Avenue – what a ridiculous waste of money! Pierre Home-Douglas, Dorval, Que.

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The City of Surrey has been doing too little to protect its farmers and ensure food security, writes Donna Passmore.

A disconnect in Surrey’s approach Editor: Re: Family business derailed by overpass, July 12. Thanks to Peace Arch News reporter Dan Ferguson for exposing anti-agricultural practices of the City of Surrey. 152 Street isn’t the only place the City of Surrey has put an agricultural business out of business for highway expansion – they also put out of business the King George Boulevard farm market in the Serpentine Fen area. That particular farm market is now a truck parking lot for business vehicles. Illegally. But without any opposition on council, talking to the city has become like talking to a brick wall. Under Mayor Dianne Watts and her ‘Surrey Burst’ team, the city has turned its back on farmland protection and food security, ironically even as it wrestles with a rapidly growing homeless problem. • Illegal truck parking has flourished under Watts. While communities like Richmond are addressing identical problems head-on, after an initial noble start the City of Surrey has basically turned its back on the problem; • Watts’ road-building party has cost the city hundreds of acres of prime farmland and wildlife habitat. • Dumping/landfilling on farmland is virtually unchecked, and I shudder to guess as to the amount of farmland that has been robbed of its agricultural capability because the city doesn’t want to lose the votes of the Indo-Canadian community that dominates our

local trucking population and that of ALR owners. • Monster houses on ALR have flourished under Watts. • On virtually every serious farmland threat, Watts has refused to take advantage of the expertise of the city’s agricultural advisory committee. This is astounding, given she was such a critic of her predecessor for doing the same with his environmental advisory committee. Last week’s news that the U.S., the world’s largest corn supplier, is losing a third of its crop to global warminginduced drought is a harsh reminder of how fragile food security is, and the importance of protecting agriculture. We appreciate Watts’ personal commitment to homelessness, but there is a serious disconnect in her approach. Simply throwing taxpayers’ money at food banks and homeless shelters is a Band-Aid approach that is not sustainable given the global food-security crisis. Each year the city spends tens of thousands of dollars on advertising and public relations campaigns, like the Stewart Farm agriculture festival, intent on creating the impression that the city is dedicated to agriculture and food security and environmental sustainability. Groups like the Farmland Defence League and Fraser Valley Conservation Coalition don’t have the resources to achieve similar communications reach, so articles like Ferguson’s are critical to providing some truthful balance in the information that voters and taxpayers receive. Donna Passmore, Farmland Defence League of BC

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news Stranded bovine rescued by emergency crews

Moo-ving experience for cow Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

An appeal for help with a stranded cow brought police and fire crews to the 12300-block of Colebrook Road Saturday night. Surrey Fire Service’s assistant Chief Steve Robinson said Engine 11 firefighters and a trio of Surrey RCMP officers – including a supervisor – worked for 90 minutes to free the bovine, which was found stuck up to its neck in a mud-filled ditch. Robinson said the team, which arrived around 10 p.m. Saturday,

“spent a fair amount of time” digging mud out from around the cow. They dug deep enough to insert lumber for the cow to get its footing on, then secured a sling around the animal to help it walk out. “It was a good example of emergency services working together,” Robinson said. “RCMP and firefighters, they were all digging in the mud to get this cow out of there. “It’s a great story.” According to police, an area resident flagged down an officer

to report the situation. At the time, the animal had apparently been stuck for at least two hours. The cow was exhausted by its ordeal, but uninjured. Robinson said Surrey fire crews receive such reports “every once in a while.” And while the city does not have a dedicated animal-rescue unit, the calls are treated “very seriously,” he said. “The bottom line is, the cow was unharmed and is back doing whatever cows do,” Robinson said.

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n his way to the liquor store – after the crushing defeat of the Vancouver Canucks by the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup playoffs last year – Scott Graham saw something on 88 Avenue that made him stop in his tracks. It wasn’t the violent images of cars on fire and Molotov cocktails splashed over the screen of televisions and the Internet; that would come later in the evening. It was a family – a man, a woman and three children – standing on the street, waving their Canucks towels to a chorus of honks from passing cars. The moment of calm was brief. Minutes later, word of the Stanley Cup riots came pouring in. “Everything starts happening downtown and social media just goes nuts blaming the whole thing on Surrey,” he said. “I called my friends, who were at different pubs watching the game in Surrey, and they said everything was fine, so why were we being blamed?” Angry with the way his city was being portrayed, the Fleetwood resident went home and began writing a post on his popular food blog, What’s For Lunch BC. “I’ve been living here since I was nine and I think it’s the best place to live. I normally don’t write about anything other than food but I had to get it out. I went and starting writing a post on my food blog and that’s how it all began,” Graham said. Graham wrote about the skewed – and often negative – vision of Surrey that the rest of Metro Vancouver has. “How is Surrey getting blamed for a riot in Vancouver? The answer is simple, people don’t understand Surrey, especially people who live on the ‘good’ side of the bridges and tunnels,” he wrote. “What did I see last night? I saw my hockey team lose, I saw people in a pub in Surrey upset but not angry and I saw a family standing on the side of the road an hour after the game

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Scott Graham, here with daughter Hayley, blogs about all things Surrey, which he calls the best place on earth. had ended waving their Canucks towels and cheering to cars passing by. That is what Surrey is to me, my home, a misunderstood place that has always treated me well and a place where I’m proud to raise my daughter. I’m from Surrey, the best city on Earth.” The blog post was linked on various social media sites, including in a Tweet posted by Miss604 blogger and Surrey native Rebecca Bollwitt, and quickly began to get comment from a range of followers. “It got huge attention. I had a friend whose children go to Clayton Heights, and at the parentteacher conference my blog post was brought up. People young and old were reading it. I thought it was pretty cool,” Graham said. Following the positive feedback,


Graham decided to start a blog all about his hometown, with the result being SurreyIsTheBomb. com Since its inception, the blog has become a go-to site for those who want to know about all things Surrey – a passion of Graham’s he credits his father for sparking. “My dad never understood why everyone always put Surrey down, we’ve lived in Edmonton and Ontario and this has always been our home. He is the person who kind of instilled this whole anti-hating Surrey thing in me,” Graham said. The blog’s content covers events, issues and reviews from Whalley and South Surrey, West Newton and East Clayton and everything in-between. More often than not, Graham

even includes White Rock – officially not a part of Surrey since April 15, 1957 – which he refers to as “our little cousin.” “This is really a blog that’s all about Surrey. Sometimes you find that the blogs concentrate on one certain neighbourhood, which is fine, but I wanted to cover the whole city,” Graham said. When he’s not writing about events and issues, Graham is tasting the gastronomical gems the city has to offer and posting it on What’s For Lunch BC. Although that blog covers all of Metro Vancouver, Graham said some of the best places to dine are right here in his community. “It’s great to find places that are amazing and doing their own thing, and they’re right here in my backyard,” Graham said, noting he

has made a section for Surrey and White Rock restaurant reviews on Despite having these two online projects, among others, Graham doesn’t plan on slowing down. The jack-of-all-trades also works for Beer Thirst, which imports craft beer, and has formed Surrey Beer Club to raise funds for Surrey Memorial Hospital. Kicking off Aug. 16 at Big Ridge Brewing Co., the club will meet throughout the year to taste a variety of brews while collecting money for the hospital with raffles and draws. The club’s formation was Graham’s way of giving back to the hospital for the exceptional care his daughter, Hayley, received after being born more than three months premature in February 2010. “We went to Surrey Memorial after my wife, Lyndsey, began to experience some pain. They were like ‘OK, something is wrong here and we’re not equipped to deal with it, we’re going to get you to Royal Columbian in an ambulance right away,’” Graham said. Lyndsey spent two weeks at Royal Columbian on bed rest before Hayley was born at one pound, 11½ ounces. Eventually, after blood transfusions and tests, she was transferred back to Surrey Memorial, where she spent three months before coming home on Mother’s Day in 2010. Graham and his wife held a fundraiser for Variety Club on her first birthday, raising $4,000 for the organization. And now, through Surrey Beer Club, Graham hopes to continue his philanthropy work, while drawing people from all over Surrey and the Lower Mainland to enjoy a brew or two. “It’s so important to give back, and it’s great to be able to do it while highlighting all the awesome stuff my city has to offer,” Graham said. “I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else.” For more, go to surreyisthebomb. com or

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Playground celebrated South Surrey’s newest park now has a new playground. City of Surrey officials marked the occasion Saturday, with welcoming remarks and a ribbon cutting at Oliver Park, 15959 28 Ave.

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Notice of Public Hearing - July 23, 2012 NOTICE is hereby given that the Council of the City of White Rock will hold a Public Hearing in the City Hall COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 15322 Buena Vista Avenue, White Rock, BC, on MONDAY, JULY 23, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in accordance with the Liquor Control and Licensing Regulation and White Rock Planning Procedures Bylaw No. 1869. At the Public Hearing, all persons who deem interest in the proposed application shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions. APPLICATION:


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Further details regarding the subject application may be obtained from the City’s Planning and Development Services Department at City Hall. Should you have any comments or concerns you wish to convey to Council and you cannot attend the public hearing, please submit in writing to the Deputy City Clerk by 4:00 p.m., Monday, July 23, 2012. You may forward your submissions by: • mailing or delivering to the City Clerk’s Office at White Rock City Hall, 15322 Buena Vista Avenue, White Rock, B.C. V4B 1Y6; or • faxing to 604.541.9348; or • e-mailing the Deputy City Clerk at with “Liquor License - Marine Drive” typed in the subject line. Please note that Council shall not receive further submissions from the public or interested persons concerning the application after the Public Hearing has concluded. SITE MAP


Copies of the subject application along with associated reports may be inspected in the City Clerk’s Office at White Rock City Hall, 15322 Buena Vista Avenue, White Rock, BC, from Tuesday, July 10, 2012 to Monday, July 23, 2012 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., excluding weekends and statutory holidays. T. Arthur, City Clerk

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Abuse initiative launched A purple bracelet initiative aimed at raising awareness about domestic abuse has been launched in Surrey for a second year. The Rakhi Project is named for a traditional Indian ceremony wherein a sister ties a ribbon on her brother’s

wrist as a symbol of love and respect. The bracelets will be sold for $5, with proceeds benefiting Surrey Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (SCADA). They’ll be available until Aug. 2 at Surrey City Hall, among other locations in the community.

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Hundreds took part in a Celebration of Life for longtime White Rock councillor Mary-Wade-Anderson. Below, White Rock RCMP Const. Deryk Roberts stands guard as people come to pay final respects.

Mary-Wade Anderson remembered by friends, family and colleagues

‘Woman warrior’ eulogized Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

Mary-Wade Anderson was a feisty woman who spoke from the heart and shot from the hip. And, given that the longtime White Rock city councillor was also an admirer of men in uniform, she would have been pleased at the turnout of firefighters and RCMP officers who came to pay her their final respects Wednesday, during a celebration of life at the White Rock Community Centre. “Mary is smiling at the firefighters today,” quipped Judy Forster, one of three former White Rock mayors who spoke at the tribute. Anderson, 84, died June 26, nearly four months after undergoing a heart-valve replacement. She had served the city on council for 12½ years, but her love for the city dates back much further. Forster’s comment was among many stories about Anderson that evoked a chuckle that afternoon from the more than 200 residents, business people and fellow politicos who gathered. Keeping the event lighthearted is what Anderson would have wanted, said Mayor Wayne Baldwin. “We know that she would want this to be an uplifting experience, lots of shared memories… and no sadness whatsoever,” he said. Keeping with the theme, Baldwin recalled the time Anderson suggested she would have liked to see him, too, in a uniform. “I told her, ‘nothing fits but the hat,’” he said. Baldwin described Anderson as a woman who had “a smile and a laugh that could warm up a room and a wit that could cut like a razor,” – qualities he’s sure contributed to her being quoted in the newspapers seemingly more often than many other council members. Surrey-White Rock MLA Gordon Hogg – White Rock’s mayor from 1984-1993 – recalled

the slogan Anderson was considering using when she first decided to run for council: There’s something about Mary. The popular movie of the same name had recently been released, he noted, and Anderson quickly proved herself worthy of the phrase. When Hogg was mayor, Anderson would often visit him at city hall, “to tell me what it was I needed to do.” Shortly after her heart operation in March, Anderson called Hogg to come for a visit, praising the care she’d received in hospital, raving about the family she’d recently reunited with and demanding he bring her a Tim Hortons muffin – “and she told me what I needed to do.” “She was right – there truly is something about Mary.” Other speakers included Jackie Smith, executive director of Peace Arch Hospital and Community Health Foundation, former White Rock mayor Hardy Staub and Marilyn Rice, who first met Anderson in 2001 but became extremely close over the 15 months before she died. Their bond solidified after Anderson called early one morning for help, Rice said. The senior had fallen the night before in city hall chambers and broken her hip. While she was seen in Peace Arch Hospital that night, the fracture wasn’t discovered, and Anderson had been helped home to bed, then left to fend for herself. In the morning, unable to get up, she called Rice. “That phone call changed my life for the next 15 months,” Rice said, describing how the pair discovered they were kindred spirits. Anderson was intensely private about her personal life, Rice noted, but opened up after a

phone call during last fall’s election campaign. It was from a relative in England, who had news that the children she had lost touch with 50 years before had tracked her down and were anxious to connect. “Those years of carrying that private, heavy burden fell off,” Rice said, and Anderson added a new passion – family – to the list that for so long gave priority to city politics and health care. Sadly, while Anderson spent five days with her son and daughter in April when they travelled to Blaine to meet her, her final days were once again burdened by the inability to be with her children. Her daughter, Jenny Awakuni, was denied a passport by U.S. officials, preventing her from crossing the border to be with her mother. “It was very unfortunate that government bureaucracy got in the way of Jenny getting up here to see her mother,” Rice said. Rice said she takes comfort in knowing Anderson is finally getting the break she so needed from the physical pain of the weeks before. “May her rest be eternal,” she said. Wednesday’s service concluded with a blessing and songs by members of Semiahmoo First Nation. Band councillor Joanne Charles said Anderson “has a special place in our heart” for her work to build bridges between the city and SFN, and her efforts to work in partnership for the betterment of the Semiahmoo Peninsula. One song performed – the Woman’s Warrior Song – gives thanks to all of the women who have fought for the community, Charles said. “It’s only fitting that that song be sung today,” she said.

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Ask any of the 15 volunteer directors of the Surrey 2012 BC Summer Games what the biggest challenges are in hosting the Games and he or she will tell you it’s numbers – big numbers. Take the transportation requirements, for example. Games Director of Transportation Jim Prokop says that 80 full-sized buses and some 30 courtesy cars and min-vans will be used July 18-22 to transport approximately 3,400 athletes, coaches and officials to 22 venues throughout the city and outlying communities. The pick-up and drop-off points include 14 Surrey schools where athletes will sleep as well as airports and other points of arrival and departure for out-oftown participants. “There will be approximately 1,500 bus trips scheduled over five days that will accommodate more than 60,000 participant passenger trips,” says Prokop, who honed his skills in trans-

portation logistics during a organizers, Prokop has all the 25-year career with TransLink right stuff, especially given his (and predecessor BC Transit) additional 2010 Winter Games and through his involvement in responsibility as a Director of developing the transit the TransLink Host plans for TransLink Command Centre. ❝There is for the Vancouver He also has a superb actually even supporting 2010 Olympic Winter cast, more to it than including a dedicated Games. “Most of the bus meets the eye.❞ team of six experiservices will be to enced chairpersons Jim Prokop move athletes and who have been at work games director their coaches between for the better part of accommodations at two years laying the schools to the various sporting groundwork for all that they and venues. Most of these are in some 100 other transportation Surrey, but some of the water volunteers will do during the sports will be held in surround- long days ahead. ing areas such as Deas Island “There is actually even more (rowing), Abbotsford (towed to it than what meets the eye,” water sports), and Fort Langley says Prokop, explaining that in and Pitt Meadows (canoe and addition to competition activikayak).” ties, participants also need to It goes without saying that be transported to food service when it comes to ensuring venues, opening and closing certhat athletes and teams from emonies and to special events, the eight competing zones all including two dances that will make it to the right competition be held exclusively for almost venue at the right time, there is 2,400 athletes. zero margin for error. ThankThere is also the challenge of fully for participants and Games  see page 16



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■ Ukrainian Soul Food fundraiser Perogies, cabbage rolls and borscht available July 27 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 13512 108 Ave. Eat-in, take away, or ready for freezer. Phone 604-531-1923 or 604-581-0313.


■ Pic-Knit Knitting Aug. 4, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Surrey Museum, 17710 56A Ave. Bring a picnic and knitting and chat with knitting enthusiasts. For all ages, admission by donation. ■ LEGO: Myths and Muses Greek mythology told with amazing LEGO® creations. On display until Sept. 14 at Surrey Museum, 17710 56A Ave.


■ Mixed Singles Over Sixty White Rock/South Surrey meeting July 19 6:30 p.m. followed by a pot luck dinner and outdoor games. Contact: Kay 604-542-1916 or Colin 604-538-7799 ■ Artists wanted Cres-


■ Summer Animal Adventure day camp for six- to nine-year-olds runs Aug. 6 - 10 at Cinemazoo and Urban Safari Rescue Society. Learn about bugs, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals. For more information, call 604-299-6963.


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■ White Rock Farmers’ Market Sundays until Oct 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Miramar Village Plaza, rain or shine. More info online at: ■ Local author Ron Duffy appears July 22 at Black Bond Books, 15562 24 Ave. 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. signing his book The Unquiet Land set in Ireland during the civil war. Phone 604536-4444.

cent Gardens Retirement Community invites artists to display their paintings on Aug. 16, 7 to 9 p.m. in the courtyard garden at 1222 King George Blvd. Deadline for entries is July 25. Call 604-541-8861 for submission form.

Winter Bridge Club registration ongoing until July 30. Some experience necessary and partner required. Call Polly, 604 535-1325. ■ White Rock Drum Circle Thursdays, 1-2 p.m., White Rock Community Centre, Hall B, 15154 Russell Ave. Drop in: $3.

■ Delta Deas Rowing Club offers lessons to youth and adults. Info, 604-946-3074, or ■ Nicomekl Rowing Club – located on South Surrey’s Nicomekl River – offers lessons to all age




■ Hearts in Motion Walking Club, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Semiahmoo Shopping Centre. $10 fee. Contact 604-531-1588

■ Peace Arch Group Therapy Program offers groups for stress, depression, anxiety, etc. 604-535-4578. ■ Osteofit exercise class, for seniors with osteoporosis, offered through White Rock Leisure Services. Call 604541-2199

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More work in preparation than meets the eye a fraction of the time that it  from page 14 pant luggage and managing a takes a conventional kitchen oven.” lost-and-found service. Director of Results and Reg“These are areas where we will utilize the most volun- istration Vince McKay is literally a numbers guy. He draws teers,” he says. Director of Food Services his expertise from the finanLinda Creighton has a lot on cial services industry in which her plate, too, in preparing he has worked for most of to feed participants. The food his career, including the last 15 as principal services direcof Surrey-based ❝Sport is an tor of the Langley Essential Financial 2010 BC Summer important part Planning Services. Games, Creighof leadership But he also credton says part of development and its his formative the trick to serving thousands in raising children experiences as a Canadian Armed of hot meals in a to be healthy and Forces airborne tight timeframe is the utilization of responsible adults.❞ infantryman for Vince McKay the rigour and dismassive “Jurassic director of results/ cipline required to ovens.” registration ensure the accuTo that end, she racy of the regishas arranged to take delivery of three com- tration process for both parmercial ovens on loan from ticipants and more than 3,000 manufacturer Rational Can- volunteers, not to mention ada that will be set up in enor- electronically recording reams mous army surplus tents out- of competition results. Asked why he would take side Cloverdale Arena, which will serve as the Games dining on such an overwhelming and quarters capable of serving exacting volunteer task, the 640 athletes every 20 minutes. father of three active daughters “The ovens are are absolutely just shrugs his shoulders. “Sport is an important part of critical to our needs,” says Creighton, who served a term leadership development and in on the board of Directors for raising children to be healthy the BC Chefs’ Association as and responsible adults,” says well as the BC Produce Mar- McKay. “The philosophy of our entire team of directors is keting Association. “The ovens can cook food at that, every two years, a B.C. varying temperatures and in municipality has a responsibil-

ity to do its part to provide a memorable sport experience for these kids. In 2012, it’s Surrey’s turn, and so we’re just doing what we have to do, and we’re happy to do it.”

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Summer Games by the numbers: • Number of participating athletes: 2,361 (more than both the Commonwealth Games and the 2010 Olympic Winter Games) • Anticipated number of participating coaches and officials: 800 • Total number of volunteers: 3,148 • Number of meals volunteers will prepare over five days: 32,000 • Box lunch requirements: - 33,000 juice boxes - 16,000 apples - 16,000 slices of bread - 8,000 cups of yogurt - 9,500 bagels - 7,000 granola bars • Number of sports included in the BC Summer Games: 20 • Number of competition venues: 22 • Age of youngest participating athlete: 9 (canoe kayak) • Age of oldest participating athlete: 19 (equestrian)

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• Average age of participating athletes: 14 • Medals awarded: 2,099 • Number of medal presentation ceremonies: 284 • Number of foam mattresses required for participant accommodations: 3,500 • Number of Surrey schools that will be used for participant accommodations: 14 • Retired RCMP volunteers for 24-hour security: 150 • Number of trained first aid workers and sport medicine volunteers: 190 • Number of Friends of the Games (Surrey businesses providing financial and in-kind support): 49 • Value of Friends of the Games support: $500,000 • Expected economic impact in direct spending by games participants, spectators, volunteers and organizers: $2.6 million • First BC Games: 1978 (Penticton) • Previous BC Summer Games held in Surrey: 1989

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Surrey farmers embracing a case of the blues rable to last season, partly due to the increased demand for blueberries Despite the deluge of wet weather on the world market. that ushered in the Lower Mainland’s Gill expects to hire an average summer, local blueberry farmers of 150 pickers for approximately are bracing for another strong crop 12 weeks while selling the freshly of the blue super fruit, picked berries at his which began showing up family farm. ❝Overall, this at farmer’s markets and Increased consumer year’s crop looks grocery stores last weekdemand has been really good, but the steadily rising, with end. The cool, damp weather weather has brought B.C.’s crop bringing in through spring and early some challenges.❞ more than $100 million summer delayed the harlast year. Paul Gill vest of this year’s blueAccording to the B.C. farmer berry crop, but farmers Blueberry Council, anticipate this season blueberries are becomwill be productive and will run as ing more popular because of the late as October. health benefits that are associated They’re also optimistic the bounty with the fruit. will be close to 2011’s record-setting Aside from having a sweet, disharvest. tinctive taste, blueberries are a good “Overall, this year’s crop looks source for nutrients, containing really good, but the weather has vitamins B, C and K. brought some challenges,” said They are also credited for their Paul Gill, owner of Surrey’s M&M antioxidant effect, which can reduce Pacific Coast Farms, referring to the cell damage that can lead to cancer, increased costs involved in chang- cardiovascular disease and loss of ing to nutrients and pesticides that brain function. work well in cool, wet weather, Gill’s farm grows the highbush and operating farm equipment in variety of blueberries which start soaked, muddy fields. with the Duke berries that typically Gill, whose family has operated ripen in July, followed by Blue Crop, the farm on 152 Street and 48 Ave- the world’s most popular blueberry, nue for 33 years, points out that available throughout late July and although there is an increased cost August. in his production, pricing for this The Elliott berry becomes availyear’s blueberry crop will be compa- able in September. Dennis Page Black Press

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complete with opportunities for dockside tours and sails. Wooden, classic plastic and steam boats will also be on display, along with a model-boat collection. Activities include the

5K Run to the Border and a pancake breakfast. At the Blaine Harbour Boating Centre, visitors can take in live music, arts and crafts booths and get in on a chance to win tickets to the

Birch Bay waterslides. The annual Drayton Harbour Maritime Sailing School’s West Marine Community Sailing Regatta takes place on Saturday, getting underway at 11

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elebrate summer with Call 604-541-2199 for more inspiring garden landscapes information and to register for and tranquil these wonderful trips. views on our Aug. 2 Dr. „ Our Mindfulness courses Sylvia Yee Sun Yat Sen Classical continue at the White Rock Chinese Garden tour in Community Centre for the Vancouver. month of July. Enjoy a seafood lunch If you eat to fight in Chinatown followed boredom, stress, loneliness by guided walking or a negative mood, tour through historic Mindful Eating – July Gastown. Take a tasty 21 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. trip to the Cowichan – provides an excellent Valley on Aug. 8. Enjoy opportunity to develop a full day of heritage healthy eating habits for farms, cider and care of the body and mind. wineries. If you are looking for a The trip includes tours simple way to free yourself and a delicious lunch. Please bring from mental chatter, Mindful your gold care card for the ferries. Practice may be just the class for

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you. Join us July 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for this short workshop that could provide a great deal of long-term benefits. Both of these workshops focus on finding healthy ways to keep centered no matter what life brings your way. For more information and to register call 604-541-2199. „ Do you enjoy playing bridge in the company of friends? Come check out our (unsanctioned) Duplicate Bridge activity group Wednesdays from 1-4 p.m. at Centennial Arena. A White Rock Leisure Services annual membership is required to join. Please call 604-541-2231 for

more information. „Make no bones about it! Bone health is super important. Learn about bone healthy foods and the key nutrients you need to keep your bones strong and happy. Top that with an active lifestyle, and your body will love you for it. Join registered dietitian Vasi Naidoo of Choices Market for this fun and interactive session at the Centre for Active Living July 31. Call 604-541-2199 for more information. „ Have you ever been curious about what it takes to put together a theatrical production? Well, now you can find out what happens behind the scenes. Meet director Wendy Bollard, of

the play The Mousetrap, for tea the afternoon of July 22 at the White Rock Community Centre, then walk over one block to the Coast Capital Theatre and enjoy the play in your reserved seats. Advance tickets only, call 604541-2199 to register for this VIP opportunity! „ Support your local farmers and enjoy fresh produce straight from the earth. Come down to the Farmer’s Market located at Miramar Plaza at 15154 Russell Ave., Sundays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Kent Street Activity Centre, located at 1475 Kent St., is open to people 55 years of age or better. For information, call 604-541-2231.

Annual event raises another $12,500 for charities

Ride clears $100k mark Motorcycle riders who participate in the annual Boardroom Ride have raised more than $100,000 since the Peninsula event began nine years ago, founder Doug Holt says. This year, another $12,500 was collected, with $7,500 going to the Kids Up Front charity in Vancouver, and $5,000 going to the White Rock/ South Surrey hospice society’s programs for kids. The June 22 ride began at restaurant sponsor John Kavanaghs’ Hooke Fish Bar in Crescent Beach, and finished on White Rocks’ West Beach at restaurant sponsor Paul McDonoughs’ Jimmy Flynn’s Celtic Snug. “It is with deep appreciation that I thank our sponsors for their continued support which has enabled us to raise ongoing awareness, and pass on at 100 per cent well over $100,000 in support for local children’s charities,” Holt says. Other sponsors include Trev Deeley Motorcycles, Pharmasave, Cobra

Integrated Systems, RBC Dominion Securities, Black Dog professional driver education as well as BIV Media Group, Action Athletic Wear Ltd. and Brian Hawkes Photographic. The ride slogan is “help us, help the kids!” The goal, Holt explains, is to raise awareness and funding for charities that complement the medical, counselling and social service communities by facilitating the delivery of experiences and activities that can raise the “spirit, desire and will to endure” for local children and their families living under trying circumstances. Those circumstances include children living under palliative care, with chronic or life-threatening illness, mental illness, poverty, loss and neglect. Anyone interested in helping with the ride next year is asked to call Doug Holt at 604-787-1575 or email

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GET READY! The Community of Lights Events Society presents: The 63rd Spirit of the Sea Festival This is an annual weekend-long celebration of the sea in the traditional territory of the Semiahmoo First Nation. A variety of events span more than 2km along the waterfront overlooking Semiahmoo Bay. Driven by the dedication and spirit of community partners, donors and volunteers, the festival has evolved into a world-class event.


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Depots accept power tools, sports gear what’s Jeff Nagel Black Press

Hundreds of additional electrical products – from drills and other power tools to sports equipment such as treadmills – can now be returned to B.C. depots for recycling. The July 1 expansion of the ElectroRecycle program means consumers are also now paying an extra recycling fee when they buy products that are covered.

A laser level sold in B.C. now costs 75 cents more, while the fees are $2.75 for sewing machines and $4.25 for exercise machines. Those charges, which fund the industry stewardship program, are in addition to fees on many other small appliances that kicked in last October, adding $2.25 to the cost of new toasters and blenders, for example, or an extra $10 for a large microwave oven.

“With these new product categories, ElectroRecycle will help divert even more electrical products from disposal to resource recovery,” Recycling Council of B.C. CEO Brock Macdonald said. Whether the fees charged are separately itemized on a bill or are included in a product’s price depends on the retailer. Formerly known as Unplugged, the expanded program now covers virtually all


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news Stinky food waste composters face Metro fees

Fines mulled for plant odour Jeff Nagel Black Press

Industries such as organiccomposting plants that stink up a local neighbourhood may soon pay fees to Metro Vancouver based on the severity of the odours they emit. The fees are being proposed on a polluter-pay basis to recover what Metro says is hundreds of thousands of dollars a year expended in staff time responding to industrial-odour complaints. “What we’re saying is you can emit the odour but we’re going to charge you based on what impact that odour Ray Robb has,” said Ray Metro manager Robb, Metro’s air quality division manager. The details are set out in a Metro discussion paper that proposes to categorize different emitters based on high, medium and low risk of posing an odour problem. Officials will consider how much odour is emitted, as well as how well it is dispersed and the proximity to people it might offend. “If you put a stinky thing in the

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An odour-testing panelist sniffs a sample at a lab. middle of nowhere and put it up a tall stack and nobody smells it, who cares?” Robb said. “Put that same emission source in the middle of a community – maybe at the bottom of a hill where it drifts up a hillside and ruins everybody’s weekend – that’s a substantially different matter.” Industries deemed highrisk – which include compost operations with more than 10,000 cubic metres of compostibles on site and animal renderers – would be charged $5 per year for every person they expose to a specified level of smell. Metro estimates the fees might add up to $110,000 per year for

the worst offenders. Robb said about six operators might now be in the high-risk category, but added more new sources are coming on stream as cities divert more organic waste from landfills. Moderate risk facilities would pay a $500 registration fee and have to develop an odourmanagement plan, which could be subject to review and higher fees if Metro decides the odour is offending the community. Low-risk sites face no fees or requirements. Robb said it’s an important issue to address now because Metro’s decision to mandate curbside organic waste pickup means huge volumes of food waste will be composted in the region. Fraser Richmond Soil and Fibre is taking some food waste already but more operators expected to spring up. All organics will be banned from the region’s dumps and transfer stations by 2015 and residents will be required to put all their food waste in a green bin instead of the garbage. Metro’s discussion paper says smelly emissions can interfere with sleep, add to stress and anxiety, disrupt family barbecues and cause health impacts ranging from nausea and watery eyes to headaches and sore throats.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012 Peace Arch News

N OT I C E O F P U B L I C H E A R I N G - M O N DAY, J U LY 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, July 23, 2012, commencing at 7:00 p.m. Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17707 Application: 7912-0060-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 13147 - 76 Avenue (also shown as 13163 and 13177 - 76 Avenue) APPLICANT: 581486 B.C. Ltd. c/o City of Surrey (Planning & Development Department) 14245 - 56 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3X 3A2 PROPOSAL: To rezone a portion of the property from “Light Impact Industrial Zone (IL)” and a portion from “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)” (By-law No. 15851) to “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)” (By-law No. 17707). The purpose of the rezoning is to replace the existing split-zoning of the site thereby allowing the owner to construct another industrial building on the northerly portion of the subject property. B. Permitted Uses for By-law 17707 The Lands and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses: 1. Block A (a) Light impact industry; (b) Recycling depots provided that: i. The use is confined to an enclosed building; and ii. The storage of used tires is prohibited; (c) Transportation industry; (d) Automotive service uses; (e) Automobile painting and body work; (f) Vehicle storage and parking facilities including truck parking and recreational vehicle storage; (g) General services uses limited to the following: i. Driving schools; ii. Taxi dispatch offices; iii. Industrial first aid training; and iv. Trade schools; (h) Industrial equipment rentals; (i) Warehouse uses; (j) Distribution centres; (k) Office uses limited to the following: i. Architectural and landscape architectural offices; ii. Engineering and surveying offices; iii. General contractor offices; iv. Government offices; and v. Utility company offices; (l) Accessory uses including the following: i. 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; ii. Recreation facilities, excluding go-kart operations, drag racing and rifle ranges; iii. Community services; iv. Assembly halls limited to churches, provided that: a. The church does not exceed a total floor area of 700 square metres (7,500 sq. ft.); b. The church accommodates a maximum of 300 seats; and c. There is not more than one church on a lot; v. Child care centres; and vi. Dwelling unit(s) provided that the dwelling unit(s) is (are): a. Contained within the principal building; b. Occupied by the owner or a caretaker, for the protection of the businesses permitted; c. Restricted to a maximum number of: (i) One dwelling unit in each principal building less than 2,800 square metres [30,000 sq. ft.] in floor area; (ii) Two dwelling units in each principal building of 2,800 square metres [30,000 sq. ft.] or greater in floor area; and (iii) Notwithstanding Sub-sections B.1 (l) vi.c.(i) and vi.c.(ii), the maximum number shall be two dwelling units; and d. Restricted to a maximum floor area of: (i) 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; (ii) 90 square metres [970 sq. ft.] for each additional dwelling unit; and (iii) Notwithstanding Sub-sections B.1 (l) vi.d.(i) and vi.d.(ii), the maximum floor area shall not exceed 33% of the total floor area of the principal building within which the dwelling unit is contained; vii. Sales of rebuilt vehicles less than 5,000 kilograms [11,023 lbs.] G.V.W. provided that:

a. It is part of an automobile painting and body work business; b. The number of rebuilt vehicles ready for sale shall not exceed 5 at any time; c. The business operator holds a current and valid Motor Dealer’s certificate; and d. The business operator is an approved Insurance Corporation of British Columbia Salvage Buyer. 2. Block B (a) Light impact industry; (b) Office uses excluding: i. Social escort services; and ii. Methadone clinics; (c) General service uses excluding drive-through banks; (d) Warehouse uses; (e) Distribution centres; (f) Accessory uses including the following: i. Personal service uses limited to the following: a. Cleaning and repair of clothing; and b. Shoe repair shops; ii. Recreational facilities, excluding go-kart operations, drag racing and rifle ranges; iii. 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; iv. Community services; v. Child care centre; and vi. Dwelling unit(s) provided that the dwelling unit(s) is (are): a. Contained within the principal building; b. Occupied by the owner or a caretaker, for the protection of the businesses permitted; c. Restricted to a maximum number of: (i) One dwelling unit in each principal building less than 2,800 square metres [30,000 sq. ft.] in floor area; (ii) Two dwelling units in each principal building of 2,800 square metres [30,000 sq. ft.] or greater in floor area; and (iii) Notwithstanding Sub-sections B.2 (f) vi.c.(i) and vi.c.(ii), the maximum number shall be two dwelling units; and d. Restricted to a maximum floor area of: (i) 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; (ii) 90 square metres [970 sq. ft.] for each additional dwelling unit; and (iii) Notwithstanding Sub-sections B.2 (f) vi.d.(i) and vi.d.(ii), the maximum floor area shall not exceed 33% of the total floor area of the principal building within which the dwelling unit is contained.


Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17714 Application: 7912-0018-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 6501 - 140 Street APPLICANT: Donald Cameron c/o Hunter Laird Engineering Ltd. (Clarence Arychuk) #300, 65 Richmond Street, New Westminster, BC V3L 5P5 PROPOSAL: To rezone the property from “One Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Single Family Residential (12) Zone (RF-12)”. The purpose of the rezoning is to permit the development of 14 lots and 1 remainder parcel.



Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17715 Application: 7912-0045-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 7438 - 124 Street APPLICANT: Darlene and Wayne Hunt c/o Coastland Engineering and Surveying Ltd. (Mike Helle) #101, 19292 - 60 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3S 3M2 PROPOSAL: To rezone the property from “One Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)”. The purpose of the rezoning is to permit subdivision into 9 single family lots in conjunction with the adjacent property at 7435 - 124B Street.


Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2009, No. 17031, Amendment By-law, 2010, No. 17269, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17708 Application: 7912-0146-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 7475 - 135 Street APPLICANT: All Owners Under Strata Plan BCS1684 c/o Jarnail S. Saran 5756 - 125A Street, Surrey, BC V3X 3G8 PROPOSAL: To amend “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2009, No. 17031” as amended, in Part 2, Section B. 11, as follows: (a) Private Schools provided that such use is limited in floor area to a maximum of 1,510 square metres [16,254 sq. ft.]. This amendment will allow the expansion of private school use from the existing 265.4 sq. m. (2,857 sq. ft.) to a maximum of 1,510 sq. m. [16,254 sq. ft.].

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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, J U LY 2 3 , 2 012 Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17716 Application: 7911-0166-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 6270, 6288, 6310 and 6324 - 128 Street APPLICANT: 0791469 B.C. Ltd., Jitendra and Sushila Singh c/o Hub Engineering Inc. (Mike Kompter) #101, 7485 - 130 Street, Surrey, BC V3W 1H8 PROPOSAL: Block 1 To rezone the site from “One Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Single Family Residential (12) Zone (RF-12)”. Block 2 and Block 3 To rezone the site from “One Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)”. DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT To vary “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000”, as amended, Part 17A, Section K, as follows: (a) To reduce the minimum lot width (Type I) from 12 metres (40 ft.) to 10.8 metres (35.4 ft.) for Lots 1 to 15 inclusive. The purpose of the rezoning and development variance permit is to permit subdivision into 27 single family lots with a portion from the adjacent Single Family Residential Zoned lot at 12865 - 63A Avenue.



Application: 7912-0122-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 7058, 7070 and 7076 - 188 Street APPLICANT: Shane Bourel, Paul and Rosemary Jaques, Wayne and Sharon Bovee, B A J Holdings Inc. c/o Munish Katyal, #101, 13463 - 78 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3W 0A8 PROPOSAL: By-law 17712 To redesignate the site from Urban (URB) to Multiple Residential (RM). By-law 17713 To rezone the site from “One Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Multiple Residential 30 Zone (RM-30)”. DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT To vary “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000”, as amended, Part 4, Section E.17(b) and Part 22, Section E and F, as follows: (a) To increase the number of stairs that may encroach into the building setback area from 3 to 10; (b) To increase the maximum lot coverage from 45% to 48%; (c) To reduce the minimum front yard setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 5.0 metres (16 ft.) to the principal building, and 3.1 metres (10 ft.) to the front porch or veranda; (d) To reduce the minimum rear yard setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 6.9 metres (22 ft.) to the front porch or veranda; (e) To reduce the minimum north side yard setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 2.0 metres (6.5 ft.) to the principal building; and (f) To reduce the minimum south side yard setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 2.8 metres (9 ft.) to the principal building, and 1.5 metres (5 ft.) to the front porch or veranda. The purpose of the redesignation, rezoning and development variance permit is to permit the development of 18 townhouse units.


Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2008, No. 16866B, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17711 Application: 7911-0065-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 17750 - 70 Avenue APPLICANT: Vesta Properties Ltd. c/o Hunter Laird Engineering Ltd. (Clarence Arychuk) #300, 65 Richmond Street, New Westminster, BC V3L 5P5 PROPOSAL: To amend “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2008, No. 16866B”, in Part 2. A, by attaching a new Schedule C. This amendment will create one small single family lot shown as Block D2 and the remainder site as open space purposes to protect the ripairan area as shown in Schedule C (on file).


Surrey Official Community Plan By-law, 1996, No. 12900, No. 329 Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17721 Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17722 Application: 7911-0330-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 16420 - 64 Avenue (also shown as 16406, 16412 and 16430 - 64 Avenue) APPLICANT: Alan B Christie, Executor of the Will of Marilyn Louise Christie, Deceased, William B Bose, Reginald N Bose, Audrey M Prestage and Kenneth V Bose c/o McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. (Greg Mitchell) 13160 - 88 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3W 3K3 PROPOSAL: By-law 17721 To redesignate a portion of site from Suburban (SUB) to Urban (URB). By-law 17722 Block A To rezone a portion of the property from “General Agriculture Zone (A-1)” to “Multiple Residential 30 Zone (RM-30)”. Block B To rezone a portion of the property from “General Agriculture Zone (A-1)” to “Single Family Residential (12) Zone (RF-12)”. Block C To rezone a portion of the property from “General Agriculture Zone (A-1)” to “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)”. The purpose of the redesignation and rezoning is to permit the development of approximately 65 single family lots and a future townhouse development (5 RF and 60 RF-12).

Surrey Official Community Plan By-law, 1996, No. 12900, No. 327 Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17712 Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17713

Surrey Official Community Plan By-law, 1996, No. 12900, No. 326 Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17709 Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17710 Application: 7910-0174-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 3023 - 188 Street APPLICANT: Trojan Holdings Ltd. c/o Pacific Land Resource Group Inc. (Oleg Verbenkov) #101, 7485 - 130 Street, Surrey, BC V3W 1H8 PROPOSAL: By-law 17709 To redesignate a portion of the site from Agricultural (AGR) to Industrial (IND). By-law 17710 To rezone the site from “Intensive Agriculture Zone (A 2)” and “Business Park 1 Zone (IB-1)” to “Business Park 1 Zone (IB-1)”. DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT To vary “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000”, as amended, Part 47A, Section F and H.1, as follows: (a) To reduce the minimum south side yard setback from 3.6 metres (12 ft.) to 3.0 metres (10 ft.); (b) To reduce the minimum rear yard setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 5.5 metres (18 ft.); and (c) To reduce the number of required off-street parking spaces from 175 to 83. The purpose of the redesignation, rezoning and development variance permit is to permit a 4,492 sq. m (48,351 sq. ft.) addition to the existing cold storage facility B. Permitted Uses for Business Park 1 Zone (IB-1) Land and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses: 1. Light impact industry including wholesale and retail sales 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. Office uses excluding: (a) social escort services; (b) methadone clinics; (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. 5. Accessory uses including 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; (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 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; c. Notwithstanding Sub-sections B.4(e) iii.a. and iii.b., the maximum number shall be two dwelling units for lots less than 4.0 hectares [10 acres] in area, three dwelling Continued on next page


Tuesday, July 17, 2012 Peace Arch News

N OT I C E O F P U B L I C H E A R I N G - M O N DAY, J U LY 2 3 , 2 012 units for lots equal to or greater than 4.0 hectares [10 acres] in area, 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. iv. Restricted to a maximum floor area of: a. 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.4(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. 6. For the purpose of Subsections B.1 and B.2 of this Zone, parking, storage or service of trucks and trailers on any portion of the lot not associated with the uses or operations permitted thereof shall be specifically prohibited.


Surrey Official Community Plan By-law, 1996, No. 12900, No. 328 Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17717

Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17720 Application: 7912-0092-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 10088 Grace Road APPLICANT: 0775846 B.C. Ltd. c/o McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. (James Pernu) 13160 - 88 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3W 3K3 PROPOSAL: To rezone the property from “Light Impact Industrial 1 Zone (IL-1)” to “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)”. The purpose of the rezoning is to allow for the lease, sale and repair of industrial equipment. B. Permitted Uses for By-law 17720 The Lands and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses: 1. Industrial equipment rental, sales, and servicing. 2. Light impact industry. 3. Recycling depots provided that: (a) The use is confined to an enclosed building; and (b) The storage of used tires is prohibited. 4. Warehouse uses. 5. General service uses limited to the following: (a) Industrial first aid training; and (b) Trade schools. 6. 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. 7. 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) Indoor recreation facilities; (c) Community services; and (d) Child care centres.


Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17718 Application: 7911-0328-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 15114 and 15180 - 24 Avenue (also shown as 15170 - 24 Avenue) APPLICANT: York Fong, Michael and Teresa Fong c/o Dawson & Sawyer (Semiahmoo) Ltd. (Ted Dawson) #101, 15230 No. 10 Highway (56 Avenue), Surrey, BC V3S 5K7 PROPOSAL: By-law 17717 To redesignate the site from Urban (URB) to Multiple Residential (RM). By-law 17718 To rezone 15114 - 24 Avenue and a portion of 15180 - 24 Avenue from “One Acre Residential Zone (RA)” and a portion of 15180 - 24 Avenue from “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)” to “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)”. The purpose of the redesignation and rezoning is to permit the development of 35 townhouse units adjacent to the Semiahmoo Trail. B. Permitted Uses for By-law 17718 The Lands and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses: 1. Ground-oriented multiple unit residential buildings. 2. Child care centres, provided that such centres: (a) Do not constitute a singular use on the lot; and (b) Do not exceed a total area of 3.0 square metres [32 sq.ft.] per dwelling unit.


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Eating establishments excluding drive-through restaurants. Neighbourhood pubs. Liquor store. Entertainment uses excluding arcades and adult entertainment stores. Indoor recreation facilities. Child care centres.


Surrey Zoning By-law, 1979, No. 5942, Amendment By-law, 1992, No. 11302, Amendment By-law, 2004, No. 15501, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17706 Application: 7912-0167-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 16033 - 108 Avenue APPLICANT: Kevington Building Corporation Ltd. c/o Joe Khalifa #1, 2807 West 16th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6K 3C5 PROPOSAL: To amend “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1979, No. 5942, Amendment By-law, 1992, No. 11302”, in Part 2, Section B Permitted Uses by removing Schedule A Site Plan that divides the uses on the site and to replace Part 2, Sections 1 and 6 with the following: (a) Meat market, fruit and vegetable stores, and retail bakeries, and (b) Only one grocery or food store not exceeding 1,300 square metres [14,000 sq. ft.] in gross floor area. This amendment will permit the expansion of the existing food store, Nestors Market, from 1,190 square metres (12,800 sq. ft.) to 1, 300 square metres (14,000 sq. ft.).


Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17728 Application: 7911-0333-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 13409, 13425 - 104 Avenue (also shown as 13427 - 104 Avenue), 13410, 13420, 13430, 13440 - 105 Avenue and Portion of Lane APPLICANT: Bosa Properties (S.C.) Inc. c/o Hermann Nuessler #1800, 4555 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5H 4T8 PROPOSAL: To rezone 13409 - 104 Avenue, 13410, 13420, 13430 and 13440 - 105 Avenue from “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)” and 13425 - 104 Avenue from “Duplex Residential Zone (RM-D)” and Portion of Lane from “Downtown Commercial Zone (C-35)” to “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)”. The purpose of the rezoning is to permit the development of two, highrise residential towers, townhouses and commercial space. B. Permitted Uses for By-law 17728 The Lands and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses: 1. Multiple unit residential buildings. 2. Ground-oriented multiple unit residential buildings. 3. Office uses excluding social escort services and methadone clinics. 4. Retail stores excluding adult entertainment stores, secondhand stores and pawnshops. 5. Personal service uses excluding body rub parlours. 6. General service uses excluding funeral parlours and drive-through banks.

Surrey Official Community Plan By-law, 1996, No. 12900, No. 330 Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17725 Surrey Land Use Contract No. 594, Authorization By-law, 1978, No. 5757, Partial Discharge By-law, 2012, No. 17726 Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17727 Application: 7912-0106-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 10585 - 152 Street and 15105 - 105 Avenue APPLICANT: City of Surrey c/o Bing Thom Architects Inc. (Lisa Potopsingh) 1430 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2A3 PROPOSAL: By-law 17725 To redesignate 10585 - 152 Street from Multiple Residential (RM) to Town Centre (TC). Continued on next page

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news Affected drivers had hoped to win back fines, other costs

Court blocks reversal of drunk-driving penalties Jeff Nagel Black Press

Drivers who were hit with tough roadside impaired driving fines and other penalties before some aspects were declared invalid will not be entitled to any retroactive relief, according to a B.C. Supreme Court ruling. Justice Jon Sigurdson rejected the claim brought by four drivers, ruling they are not entitled to be reimbursed for fines and other expenses because his original Nov. 30 decision finding the law invalid is not retroactive to its September 2010 imposition. He also rejected arguments that the province acted in bad faith when it legislated the Administrative Roadside Prohibitions because it knew they would likely be

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B.C. Supreme Court has blocked a reversal of road-side drunk-driving penalties. challenged. Diego Solimano, a “Any petitioner with lawyer with the Surreyany outstanding fees, based Merchant Law penalties or suspensions Group, said an appeal is still subject to is under consideration, paying/serving such but added the ruling is fees, penalties, and/or a blow to the chances suspensions,” Sigurdson of 700 others who had ruled. so far signed up for a It’s bad news for the proposed class action initial 15,000 motorists lawsuit. swept up in the net of Solimano said many stiffer drunk driving of the affected drivers penalties that took effect had been waiting for in September 2010. possible retroactive

relief and still have not yet undertaken costly requirements such as attending a responsible driving program or installing an ignition interlock. “Those penalties don’t expire with the passage of time,” he said. Litigants in the case weren’t just demanding repayment of their fees and direct costs. Carol Beam, whose car was impounded 34 days after a failed test in October 2010, claimed $6,869 for costs that included six days of lost income, her need to hire a driver, legal fees, the cost of an ignition interlock and taking the responsible driver program. Scott Roberts told the court he agreed to have his $5,000 vehicle destroyed because he couldn’t afford the impound fees. He

claimed nearly $28,000, including lost wages. The province adjusted the law this spring after Sigurdson’s earlier ruling found it invalid because there wasn’t

an adequate method to challenge a failed reading of over 0.08 on a roadside test. Now police officers must tell suspected impaired drivers they

are entitled to blow a second time on the screening device and that the lowest of the two readings will apply. Previously, the second reading was binding.


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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, J U LY 2 3 , 2 012 By-law 17726 To discharge Land Use Contract No. 594, as amended, from 10585 - 152 Street to allow the underlying zone to regulate the site. By-law 17727 To rezone the site from “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)” (By-law No. 2760 and No. 13783) to “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)”. The purpose of the redesignation, Land Use Contract discharge and rezoning is to permit the development of a new aquatic centre in the Guildford Town Centre. B. Permitted Uses for By-law 17727 The Lands and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses: 1. Recreational facilities, excluding bingo halls, outdoor go-kart operations, drag racing operations and rifle ranges. 2. Library. 3. Accessory uses including the following: (a) Office uses, excluding social escort services and methadone clinics; (b) Child care centres; (c) Retail stores excluding adult entertainment stores and secondhand stores and pawnshops; (d) Community services; (e) Cultural uses; and (f) Eating establishments excluding drive-through restaurants.



Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Text Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17703 APPLICANT: City of Surrey 14245 - 56 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3X 3A2 PROPOSAL: “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000” as amended, is further amended, in Part 1 Definitions, Part 5 Off-Street Parking and Loading/Unloading, Part 40 Self-Service Gasoline Station Zone (CG-1) and Part 41 Combined Service Gasoline Station Zone (CG-2). These amendments will include a requirement in the CG-1 and CG-2 zones that alternative fuel refueling or recharging infrastructure be installed in conjunction with the construction of any gasoline station as detailed in Corporate Report R146 dated June 25, 2012.

Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Text Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17704 APPLICANT: City of Surrey 14245 - 56 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3X 3A2 PROPOSAL: “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000” as amended, is further amended to reflect housekeeping amendments that will provide clarification or modification to various sections to ensure the By-law is user friendly and clear in relation to its provisions and restrictions. The proposed amendments are outlined in Appendix I of Corporate Report R159 dated July 9, 2012.

Surrey Heritage Revitalization Agreement By-law, 2000, No. 14203, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17705 Application: 7911-0267-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 13951 Crescent Road APPLICANT: Marc and Mary-Anne Hiatt 13951 Crescent Road Surrey, BC V4P 1J4 PROPOSAL: To amend “Surrey Heritage Revitalization Agreement By-law, 2000, No. 14203” to permit an Accessory dwelling unit above the garage (in addition to the uses already permitted in the “One-Acre Residential (RA)” Zone). This amendment will allow for the reconstruction of the Daniel Johnson House (“Johnson House”), which was destroyed by fire in December 2010 (Please refer to Corporate Report R158 dated July 9, 2012 for additional details).

Additional information may be obtained from the Planning & Development Department at (604) 591-4441. Copies of the by-law(s), development variance permit(s), supporting staff reports and any relevant background documentation may be viewed in the “Notices” section of the City of Surrey website at or inspected at the City Hall, Monday through Friday (except statutory holidays) between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from Tuesday, July 10, 2012 to Monday, July 23, 2012. All persons who believe their interest in property will be affected by the proposed by-law(s)/development variance permit(s) shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing on matters contained in the by law(s)/development variance permit(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, July 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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the scene …on the Semiahmoo Peninsula

Dunlop and Everett Shea. The local production of The Mousetrap is part of the 60th anniversary celebrations worldwide for the venerable whodunit. Tickets are $23 ($18 seniors) and can be purchased at www. or in person at The Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd. Gala opening was July 13, and there is a matinee July 22. For more information, visit

Pied Pumkin Trio Canadian folk band Pied Pumkin Trio will be rolling into town to perform July 27 at Blue Frog Studios, 1328 Johnston Rd. for what may be their final tour. The trio – consisting of Joe Mock’s guitar and vocal harmonies, Shari Ulrich’s violin and Rick Scott’s dulcimer – has been making music for more than 25 years, but have also enjoyed extensive solo success. Mock, who lives in France and has been performing in Europe, released two albums, The Jozu, based on adventures in Tokyo, and most recently, Capgun Cowboy. Ulrich has also earned her fair share of success as the recipient of two Junos and a John Lennon Songwriting Award, while Rick Scott has been nominated for three Juno Awards for his seven children’s albums. Scott has also won NAPPA Gold, Parents’ Choice and iParenting Media Awards in the United States. In September, he is set to release a musical novel called The Great Gazzoon. For tickets to the show, go to newshows.html or call 604-5423055.


Little Shop of Horrors Waiting in the wings for late summer is a new collaboration between Fighting Chance and the White Rock Players Club, the popular musical Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Ryan Mooney (Nunsense, Lend Me A Tenor) at the Coast Capital Playhouse, Aug. 8-25. Announced for the lead role of Seymour, the flower-shop nebbish who nurtures an unusual plant with extraterrestrial origins, is hometown favourite Kerry O’Donovan (also a noted pianist and musical director for Vancouver professional productions) while Adam Olgui (last seen in The Mikado for Fraser Valley Gilbert and Sullivan Society) takes on a challenging double role. For tickets and showtime information, visit www. or call 604536-7535.

Dream tickets Tickets are all sold for the Beach House Theatre Society’s eagerly-awaited production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, scheduled for a brief run at Crescent Beach this summer. Directors Candace Radcliffe and Rick Harmon’s production inaugural Beachhouse Theatre production will be presented Aug. 15-19 under a tent near Blackie Spit. The poetic – yet often rollicking and earthy – tale of mistaken identity, young love gone awry and collisions between mortals and the fairy kingdom provides roles for Fraser Valley Gilbert & Sullivan society regulars, plus talented alumni from many Radcliffe and Harmon’s celebrated Earl Marriott

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Pied Pumkins Joe Mock, Shari Ulrich and Rick Scott will be performing at Blue Frog Studios on July 27. Secondary productions. The talented cast includes James Walker (as Theseus and Oberon), Dana Schindel (Titania), Roger Hussen (Egeus), Rylan Schinkel (Hermia), Nick Hugh (Lysander), Anne vanLeeuwen (Helena), Sheena Johnson (Hippolyta), Sarah English (Philostrate), Adam Olgui (Peter Quince), Paul Richardson (Flute), Reg Pillay (Snout), Rory Tucker (Snug), Nicki Carbonneau (Starveling), Paula Cooper (Peaseblossom), Anna O’ Brien (Cobweb), Russel Chartrand (Bottom) and Marina Benitez-Lazzarotto (Puck). More information is posted on the company website, www.

Red Beans and Rice The White Rock Traditional Jazz Society’s regular season of Sunday afternoon live hot jazz music and dance sessions (usually 3-6 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Crescent Branch 240, 2643 128 St.) have wound down for the summer but that doesn’t mean doing without the sounds of vintage jazz. House band Red Beans and Rice, led by trumpeter Rice Honeywell Sr., will continue to play most Sundays through the summer, 3-6 p.m. at the legion. But there’s also another chance to enjoy the local favourites, On Friday nights, 7-10 p.m. they play at Porter’s Bistro, 21611 48 Ave. in Langley’s historic Murrayville (reservations 604-530-5297).

Golden Cactus Chris MacClure and Marilyn Hurst’s Golden Cactus Studio is now open at 15177 Russell Ave.

(across from the whale mural). Together with their studio partner, glass and multi-media artist Trish Pollock, the painters look forward to meeting with the public and fellow artists at the new studio, which they’d like to see become a hub of White Rock’s evolving uptown arts scene. As part of ongoing activities they will hold a weekly drop-in for artists every Wednesday from 5-8 p.m., at the studio, with a standing invitation to “come by and share ideas, inspiration and camaraderie.” For more information visit or www.

Samphire Fusion Two artists well known on the Semiahmoo Peninsula – particularly as members of the Crescent Beach-based Artists At Hand collective – will be highlighted in a mother-daughter exhibition at Granville Island’s Circle Craft Gallery in July. Pottery by Adele Samphire and glasswork by Lisa Samphire will be featured in the gallery’s Samphire Fusion show, running in the gallery until July 31. The Circle Craft Shop and Gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 1-1666 Johnston St., Granville Island, Vancouver. For more information, call 604669-8021 or visit www.circlecraft. net

Mystery classic Prepare for chills and thrills – Peninsula Productions brings Agatha Christie’s legendary 1952 mystery The Mousetrap to

White Rock, July 11-28 at the Coast Capital Playhouse (8 p.m. performances). “We really feel that the Peninsula is ripe for high-quality entertainment of all kinds and we intend to fill the gap,” said Geoff Giffin, partner in Peninsula Productions with artistic director Wendy Bollard. “Wendy has an extensive background in the arts and is thrilled to be putting her experience to good use in her hometown.” Something like a live-action version of Clue, the theatre classic which has run continuously in London since its debut 60 years ago, concerns mystery and misdeeds at historic Monkswell Manor, recently renovated as a guest house. A strange assortment of characters – a newlywed couple, a persnickety older woman, a flamboyant young man, an army major, a mannish woman, an unexpected guest and a keen young police sergeant – are stranded at the manor by a snowstorm. News of a recent murder arrives, along with the suspicion that the murderer may be one of the group. Among players who will be wellknown locally in The Mousetrap are Paul Kloegman (The Cat’s Meow), Lori Tych (The Lion In Winter), Sam Gordon (A Bedfull of Foreigners) and, in a departure from her usual public appearances as a singer, Laine Henderson, in the lead role of Monkswell Manor’s new owner Mollie Ralston. Also in the cast are Stephen Benjamin Fowler, Spenser

White Rock’s Chelsea Tucker plays the role of Maureen in director Ryan Mooney’s next Fighting Chance production, the musical Rent, running until Aug. 5 at the Waterfront Theatre (1412 Cartwright St., Granville Island). The groundbreaking Pulitzer Prize and Tony award-winning rock opera by Jonathan Larson was a huge hit for Fighting Chance in 2009, breaking box-office records at North Vancouver’s Presentation House with 29 soldout performances. “Our first production of Rent really put us on the map as a theatre company and also introduced some phenomenal talents to Vancouver audiences,” Mooney said. “While it would be easy to just recreate our hit 2009 production we’ve tried to bring a new edge and excitement to the show as well as many talented new faces.” Among members of the ensemble who will be familiar to White Rock and Surrey audiences are Cathy Wilmot, Nicole Smashnuk (Lend Me A Tenor) and Paul Rowell. Performances are at 8 p.m., with 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinees starting July 21. For tickets ($15 to $40), visit or call 604684-2787.

Mystery dinner Producer Trevor Jenkins’ popular Grim Reaper mystery dinner theatre shows are becoming a monthly event at Beecher Street Café in Crescent Beach, starting with The Case of the Strawberry Letter, Thursday, July 26 at 7 p.m. The show invites the audience to participate and play detective (and enjoy a multi-course meal) while professional actors play out an Agatha Christie-style plot. In The Case of the Strawberry Letter, three innocent-seeming people each receive a letter inviting them to partake in a strawberry festival – at which someone was murdered the night before. “Somebody is poisoned – but it wasn’t in the strawberries or in the cream,” said Jenkins, who added he is looking forward to, bringing the mysteries to the cafe regularly in conjunction with Beecher Street proprietor Rob Ahlgren. Price per person is $55 (including dinner but not including tax or gratuity). For reservations, call 604-5381964.

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…on the Semiahmoo Peninsula

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Svein Tuft (left) won Saturday’s criterium; top, a rider from New Zealand’s Pure Black Racing powers through Friday’s hill climb; above, women’s road-race winner Kristine Brynjolfson along Marine Drive. Gord Goble photo

Svein Tuft wins criterium, then wows crowd with road-race comeback

Meier wins White Rock road-race title the day, just ride home,” Tuft said after the race, explaining that a t’s not often the fourth-place lock ring that holds the back wheel finisher of a race upstages in place came loose. the victor, but that was the When the Tour’s bike mechanics case Sunday at the Tour de White took the ring off, “every gear blew Rock’s Peace Arch News out all over the road,” Road Race Sunday. making for a long repair. Cyclist Svein Tuft’s Tuft, who won the road gutsy comeback from a race in 2010, slowly but mechanical issue nearly surely reeled in the rest eclipsed teammate of the field, eventually Christian Meier’s victory. finishing in fourth place Tuft, who also captured – 14 seconds behind thirdSaturday’s criterium in a place finisher Ken Hanson. rout - he nearly lapped Once the 130-km men’s Christian Meier race moved to the shorter the entire field - ran into trouble on the second lap 3.8-km course for the final men’s winner Sunday when a mechanical six laps – after 11 laps of a issue with his bike caused him to 10.1-km circuit – Tuft was gaining stop for repairs. on the leaders by nearly 30 seconds The fix left him nearly four per lap. minutes back of the leaders, and “A few more laps and I could the 35-year-old Tuft, a Langley have maybe caught them,” he said. resident, admits he considered not Meier, meanwhile, rode in a finishing the race. three-cyclist lead group once the “There was a moment I knew I race moved to the short course, was like four minutes down, where and on the final lap, outpaced I thought maybe I’ll pack it in for Hanson and Joseph Cooper and

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A group of cyclists head up Marine Drive during the women’s road race. rode down Marine Drive, toward the finish line, alone. Meier finished the race in three hours, 34 minutes and 26.16 seconds. He rode the final stretch of Marine Drive without a fellow rider in sight. “I attacked straight from the bottom of the hill,” Meier said. “As soon as I attacked Hanson, (he) was straight out. Cooper came with me until halfway up, and finally he cracked and I turned on the screws

and gave it everything I had.” In the 80-km women’s race, Kristine Brynjolfson sprinted to the finish line on the Marine Drive home stretch to capture the roadrace title ahead of Megan Rathwell. The pair of cyclists broke free from the pack early in the race and spent most of the race alone, eventually building a gap that reached more than three minutes. Brynjolfson, 42, admitted after the race that racing head-to-head

– and over a short distance – is not her forté, but she was thrilled with the win. “I’m not a sprinter so I haven’t won many bunch races so this is a big win for me,” she said. “Typically (Rathwell) has a little better sprint but I knew she was hurting. “It means a lot, my parents came out and they were excited to see me win.” The women’s omnium title – awarded to the rider who claims the most points in the Friday hill climb, Saturday’s criterium and Sunday’s road race – was won by Carrie Cartmill, who won the hill climb and finished fourth Sunday. She narrowly edged Rhae Shaw, Canada’s reigining criterium champion, for the title. Shaw won the women’s criterium Saturday but was beset by mechanical troubles Sunday – she had two flat tires and eventually finished sixth. The men’s omnium was won by Germany’s Florenz Knauer, who won the hill climb.


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The City of Surrey is rethinking the way it manages its household waste.


Starting this October 1st, 2012, we will begin collecting combined kitchen and yard waste in new green carts on a weekly basis while alternating garbage and recycling collection on a biweekly basis.



Between mid July and mid September you will receive three new carts, one each for organics, recyclables and garbage, plus a kitchen catcher. If your household contains a registered suite you will receive a secondary kitchen catcher for your suite. We will be publishing details of our cart delivery route schedule in the local papers and on our website at


Each cart will be delivered to your curb side. Please bring your new carts onto your property but do not use them until October 1st, 2012 when our new trucks will come into operation.


Don’t worry if you’re away when your carts are delivered. We will be sending a crew to each completed route the day following delivery to move any carts remaining at curb side onto your property.


Just ahead of receiving your carts, we’ll be sending out your new Rethink Waste Collection calendar and instruction booklet, for services commencing October 1st.


For an instructional video on what to do when you receive your carts, please visit us at or contact our Waste Collection Hotline at 604-590-7289.

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sports experience as a team and can definitely build on our success on this trip in the future,” Tice added.

On the pitch

Robbie Tice and his Canadian futsal teammates may have fallen Game on just short of a World Cup berth earlier this month in Guatemala The BC Summer Games are set to City, but Tice – a South Surrey begin this week across Surrey, with native – was still thrilled with the thousands of the province’s best journey. athletes slated to take part. “It was a fantastic experience The Games run from July 19-22, and so great to get at various locations the the opportunity to city, including many in represent Canada,” said the south-end: Tice, who is back in • baseball, FridaySouth Surrey for a quick Sunday at South Surrey break before resuming Athletic Park; his pro soccer career in • basketball, Sunday at Cloverdale Europe. Futsal is five-a-side Rec Centre and Lord indoor soccer. The Tweedsmuir Secondary; sport is played by largely the same • diving, Friday-Saturday at South rules as the outdoor game, but on Surrey Indoor Pool; a smaller field and with a slightly • equestrian, Friday-Sunday at the smaller, weighted ball. Cloverdale Fairgrounds; In Guatemala City, Tice, who • golf, Friday-Saturday at Hazelmere plays professionally for Norway’s Golf Course; Nesodden IF, and his Canadian • field lacrosse, Friday-Sunday at squad played a two-game playoff Newton Athletic Park; against El Salvador, losing the first • rugby, Friday-Sunday at South 4-1 but winning the second 6-2 – Surrey Athletic Park; scoring twice in the final 15 seconds • sailing, Friday-Saturday at Blackie to take the series on aggregate (total Spit; goals). • soccer, Friday-Sunday at Newton “It was the craziest game I’ve Athletic Park; ever played in by far,” said Tice, • softball, Friday-Sunday at a 22-year-old Earl Marriot grad Cloverdale Athletic Park; who has also played professionally • triathlon, Friday-Saturday at South in Scotland and England since Surrey Indoor Pool and surrounding graduating high school. area; From there, Canada qualified for • beach volleyball, Friday-Sunday at a CONCACAF the following week, South Surrey Athletic Park; where they played Guatemala, USA • indoor volleyball, Friday-Sunday at and Panama. Canada failed to place Semiahmoo Secondary. high enough in that event to earn a For more on venues and schedules World Cup berth. visit and click on “We had a very positive the 2012 Summer Games link.

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Jockey Mario Gutierrez rides Devil in Disguise to victory at Hastings Park Racecourse on July 1.

Another honour for jockey Former South Surrey jockey Mario Gutierrez has another win to add to his resume. The popular jockey – who raced at Hastings Park for Glen Todd before hitting it big in the U.S. – was named top jockey at the ESPY Awards last week in Los Angeles. The award show, created by sports network ESPN, is held annually to honour the top achievements in sports. Gutierrez is certainly deserving of the honour after coming just

one race short of winning the prestigious Triple Crown – which has not been won since 1978. Riding I’ll Have Another, Gutierrez won both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, and was aiming for the third leg of the crown – the Belmont Stakes – but I’ll Have Another was scratched from the race with a leg injury. The injury ended the thoroughbred’s racing career. Since his run at the Triple Crown ended, Gutierrez, who now lives in Los Angeles and races primar-

ily out of famed Santa Anita Park, has been travelling throughout North America, racing at different parks. On July 1, Gutierrez – once the top-earning jockey at Hastings Park – made his return to the East Vancouver track, winning the fourth race of the card – the $30,000 Chris Loseth Handicap – aboard Devil in Disguise. On Sunday, Gutierrez was in Auburn, Wash. racing at Emerald Downs. - Nick Greenizan


Trees are thirsty too! Summer is here; the weather is warm; and the trees on your street and in your yard need water. Like us, trees need long refreshing drinks of water to stay healthy. Here’s what you can do to help your neighbourhood street trees and the trees in your yard this summer: 1. Water the trees twice a week. 2. Water thoroughly at the base of the trees for 15 minutes. 3. Water during the cooler parts of the day (early morning and dusk) and when it isn’t raining. 4. Water slowly so that the water has time to soak into the dry soil and reach the roots, instead of pooling on the surface. For more information about street trees, please call 604.501.5050 For more information about private trees, please call 604.591.4675

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Sea Wolves score provincial swim medals A slew of Pacific Sea Wolves swam their way to the podium at BC AAA Swim Championships earlier this month in Richmond. Esmee Smit-Anseeuw, 13, led the medal charge, with five gold medals in the girls competition – in the 100and 200-m breaststroke; 200- and 400-m individual medley and the 200-m butterfly. Darren Yuan, 15, won three gold medals, in the 50- and 100-m freestyle and the 100-m fly; Mason

Lin, 14, added six medals to his collection, including a gold in the 200-m backstroke; and Aksel SmitAnseeuw, 15, was first in the 200-m back and also picked up medals in the 100-m back, 400-m IM and 1,500-m free. Other PSW swimmers to medal included Trista Tetrault, who won gold in the 200-m back, and also finished on the podium in three other events; Edwin Zhao, who won four medals, highlighted by gold

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sports 2012 SOFTBALL CITY SPRING SLO-PITCH LEAGUE STANDINGS SUNDAY COED LEAGUE WINS LOSSES TIES 9 1 0 8 2 0 7 2 1 7 3 0 7 3 0 6 4 0 6 4 1 6 4 0 5 4 1 5 5 0 5 5 0 5 5 0 5 5 0 5 5 0 1 9 0 1 9 0 1 9 0 0 10 0 MONDAY COED LEAGUE TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES Down & Dirty 12 1 1 DNM Rampower 11 3 0 The Crew 9 5 1 Bloodbath 9 4 1 Smokin Gunz 8 5 1 Village Pub Vipers 8 6 1 Ringers 6 6 2 Trojans 6 7 1 Classics 5 8 2 Blacksox 4 8 2 Flying Kermits 3 10 2 Brewers 3 9 2 Surrey Brewers 1 12 1 TUESDAY COED LEAGUE TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES Sons Of Pitches 10 1 0 Diamond Cutters 10 1 0 To Be Determined 10 1 0 Empty Pitchers 8 3 0 Rock Lobster 7 4 0 Vancouver Black Bears 7 4 0 Bears 6 5 0 Dirty Buckets 5 5 1 Homelife Realty 5 6 1 Dipsticks 5 5 1 The Flying V’s 3 7 1 Screwballs 3 7 1 Surrey Sluggers 3 8 0 Park Rangers 2 8 1 Scared Hitless 2 8 1 Surrey 369 Mafia 0 10 1 WEDNESDAY MENS LEAGUE TEAM WINS LOSSES TIES Dodgers 16 1 0 Titans 16 2 0 F’n F’rz 15 10 0 Franchise 9 8 1 Goon Squad 9 9 0 Silverbacks 8 9 1 Fur Traders 7 11 0 Coach’s Kids 6 12 0 Swamp Donkeys 1 7 0 TEAM Swingers Balls Deep Sons of Pitches Goldschlaggers Basement Jaxx The Sting Dirty Mitts Rebels Predators Canron Short bus Vipers Team Xtreme Got the Runs Original Applewood Malfunctions The Pillies Deceptions

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All three are alumni of 2007 Little League World series steam

Tritons’ trio to play next year at TRU Three White Rock Tritons’ products will suit up for the Thompson Rivers University (TRU) WolfPack’s baseball team in the fall. Shortstop Tony Tabor, infielder Tanner Sandstrom and catcher Evan Douglas will attend the Kamloops university and play under head coach Ray Chadwick in the Canadian College Baseball Conference ranks. “I felt very strongly that I wanted to go to TRU once I got to have a full showing of the campus, facilities and the awesome baseball program

they have to offer,” said Sandstrom, who will pursue a bachelor’s degree in business administration. “With two of my teammates going there as well, it is going to make it a lot easier to make the transition to university.” The Tritons are 11-30 in British Columbia Premier Baseball League play this season. All three the players were part of the 2007 White Rock Little League all-star team that won provincials, nationals Contributed photo and represented Canada at the White Rock Tritons Tanner Sandstrom, Evan Douglas and Little League World Series. – Marty Hastings Tony Tabor will play in Kamloops next season.


Tuesday, July 17, 2012, Peace Arch News

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604.575.5555 fax 604.575.2073 email FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS 1












DAVIES, Mary (née Lewis)

SMITH, Richard Reid

“Here’s to chasing dreams & making more!”

Feb . 26, 1945 - June 19, 2012






Richard Smith of White Rock, BC died suddenly but peacefully Tuesday, June 19, 2012 in Peace Arch Hospital. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba to Willard & Norma Smith, Richard lived his life in several locations across Canada. He worked as a surveyor for the railroad, and was employed with B.C. Highways for 27 years. In retirement, as a lover of sports and wildlife, Richard enjoyed volunteering with the Surrey Eagles and Langley’s Critter Care. Richard is survived by his life partner of 22 years Victoria, his daughter Michelle and granddaughter Raqual, his stepsons Daryl and Michael and sister Debbie. A celebration of Life will be held on July 15, 2012 from 1pm to 5pm at Victoria’s house. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the B.C. Cancer Society.



In Loving Memory

Michael Nichol December 1, 1922 – July 16, 2010 It’s been two years today since dear dad passed away And we’re still feeling empty and numb But we’re muddling through and thinking of you Especially our dear sweet mom All the time that we shared is a gift and so rare As a family you held us with pride And you tried your best nothing more nothing less To be the man that we hold inside We miss your conversation, the stories left untold And all your crazy antics that truly broke the mold The passion in your music flowing through your veins With never an occasion where you didn’t light the flame To the man who spoke what’s in his heart And said what’s on his mind Our thanks for all you’ve given us And all you’ve left behind Always ... Your Loving Family

BAYFIELD, Yvette On June 26th, 2012, our much loved wife, mother and grandmother, Yvette Bayfield died peacefully at Peace Arch Hospital, Palliative Care Unit with John and Ann by her side. Dearly missed and lovingly remembered by her husband John, daughter Ann (Floyd), son Ken (Brenda) and grandchildren Tristan, Brookes, Tyler and Emma. Yvette was born and raised in Vancouver and graduated from Lord Byng High School in 1943 where she was a star track athlete. Yvette graduated from UBC in 1947 with a BA in Psychology. She went on to get her teaching training, starting her teaching career in Dawson Creek with her new husband John. They both taught in Dawson Creek for 2 years. In 1950 they moved to Chilliwack. After taking time out to raise her young family she restarted her career and taught in both Agassiz & Chilliwack until they moved to Coquitlam and on to West Vancouver. She continued teaching for another 10 years as a Counsellor at Argyle Secondary in North Vancouver. Along the way she obtained her Masters Degree in Psychology from Western Washington University in Bellingham. Yvette and John retired in West Vancouver in 1985 and had many years of travelling and enjoying their retirement. In 1999 they moved to South Surrey and continued to enjoy the good life and weather! Yvette’s family would like to thank Drs. Gibbings, Pretty and Parr, the nurses on 6E at Peace Arch Hospital and Rhonda of White Rock Home Health for their compassion and care. In lieu of flowers, donations to Peace Arch Hospital, Palliative Care Unit are greatly appreciated. There will be no service by request.

Mary Davies died quietly in her home in the loving presence of her husband Glanville, son Timothy and daughter Nicola. Mary was born in Aberkenfig, South Wales, and educated in Bridgend County School and the School for Domestic Science in Cardiff. She was always keen on sport and played centre-forward for the University of Wales field hockey team even though she never achieved 5’ in height. She married Glanville Davies when he finished his medical training in Cardiff. She taught and her two children attended the ill-fated Aberfan Elementary School, three years before the disaster which destroyed it. After two years in Biggar, Sask., she left for Saskatoon where she taught Home Economics to children from rural families of varying ethnic origin at Aberdeen Secondary School. This was the most rewarding time of her teaching career. She then left with her family for Kamloops, BC, where she enjoyed an active life with their many friends. In 1981, with the children living independently, she joined her husband in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where she worked part-time in the Medical Records Dept. and enjoyed tennis and racquetball as well as the excellent travel opportunities. Retiring in 1989 she joined her husband on his 39’ Nicholson Ketch in the Caribbean and South America. At the time prior to the Gulf War she returned with her husband to King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh and spent the next five years there helping out Dr Andy Padmos with documenting oncological medical research data. She and her husband spent five more enjoyable and rewarding years there. Returning to Surrey she enjoyed living in an apartment where she could walk to all facilities and loved the companionship of her good friends in Nicowynd Golf Club and in the bridge clubs she enjoyed. She was a devoted grandmother to Nicholas, Christian, Mitchell and Alexander. We would like to thank our family doctor and friend, Dr Glenn Anderson, and the doctors and staff of Peace Arch Hospital and Surrey Memorial Hospital for their loving care, also Dr Derek Lowe and the wonderful Palliative Care Team, who were like a gift from God. We cannot express our heartfelt gratitude to all our dear friends who have helped us through the last few weeks. A funeral service will be held at the Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831 28th Avenue, Surrey, on Friday July 20 at 11:00 am. No flowers by request but onations if desired to Mary’s Fvourite charity, Covenant House, 575 Drake Street, Vancouver V6B 4K8.


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VOTKIN, TAPANI 1931 - 2012

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Passed away on July 8, 2012 at the Peace Arch Hospital in White Rock after a brief illness at the age of 81. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Kaarina; his six children Sirpa, Seppo, Martti, Maire, Irja and Harry, their families, grandchildren and their families. Votkin’s family moved to Canada from Finland in 1968, Tapani worked as a carpenter and a contractor in Vancouver area until he retired in 1986, then lived in White Rock and South Surrey area. The family would like to thank Dr. Angus McDonald and the nursing staff of Peace Arch Hospital for their compassionate care our father received. The family request in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.



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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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GEORGE FRANCIS THOMAS MOORE Born April 25th, 1924 Vancouver, B.C.

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A 2nd Generation Vancouverite, George passed away on July 6th 2012 at 12:20 pm at George Derby Retirement Home. Dad was a World War 2 veteran, fighting in the battle of the Atlantic, a Navy Gunner and Legion Member. A Vancouver Police Officer for 25 years rising to the rank of Sergeant, George then became acting Chief of Police and Deputy Chief of Police in Regina for 3 years and finally Director of Tactics for CLEU for the remaining years with the Police Force. Dad fought crime for his whole career over a period of 30 years. He protected and valiantly defended our Country, our City and our Family his whole life! He also taught Criminology at SFU for years and inspired many of our youth to join the forces. Dad was a real fighter and demonstrated this fighting spirit right to the end in a 2 month battle with his health. A true inspiration to all who knew and loved him, he will be sorely missed. Dad loved travelling to sunny places for most of his years; his favourite spots included Hawaii, Mexico and Arizona. Predeceased by his Second wife Daphne of 28 years and his beloved brother Jerry. Survived by first wife Bernice of 26 years as well as his 3 sisters Marilyn, Beverly and Sharron. Survived by 6 children, George, Larry, Pam, Leslie, Wayne and Shawn; two step children, Scott and Kelly; 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. George had a strong Roman Catholic faith, loved to drink rum on social occasions and tell stories to the children and his friends and had a great sense of humour. Dad loved his dog Frau, the BC Lions and the Vancouver Canucks. He also enjoyed painting and drawing at George Derby and loved all the wonderful women there who helped him! Thank you to all of the George Derby Staff for caring so much for our Dad during his final years with us. We will truly miss his roaring laugh that was infectious Dad we wish you all the best on your new journey. You are our true hero. Love your family and friends. Please join us to celebrate Dad’s life at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre on Saturday, July 21st at 2:00pm; 14831 28 Avenue, Surrey. A 2nd Catholic Service will be held Sunday July 22nd at 10:00am at George Derby Centre,7550 Cumberland Street, Burnaby. Condolences may be offered at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre 604-536-6522

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

Always!pressure washing, window cleaning, Gutter, lawn maintains, yard clean-up. Simon 604-230-0627

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


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


Call Ian 604-724-6373 “



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

ABOVE THE REST “ Int. & Ext., Unbeatable Prices, Professional Crew. Free Est. Written Guarantee. No Hassle, Quick Work, Insured, WCB. Call (778)997-9582

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




MILANO PAINTING & RENOS. Int./Ext. Prof. Painters. Free Est. Bonded & Insured. 604-551-6510


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

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

~ Reasonable Rates ~



A EAST WEST ROOFING & SIDING CO. Roofs & re-roofs. BBB & WCB. 10% Discount, Insured. Call 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437


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


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

Haul Anything... But Dead Bodies!! 604.

SMOOTH MINI DACHSHUNDS, born May 11, too cute, family raised, 1st shots, dewormed. $750. 604-855-6176.


Serving The Lower Mainland Since 1988


JUNK AWAY. Call 778-836-0053


for hire, concrete breaking and removal. Contact (604)715-9199



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





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



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

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

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

604-536-6620 FAMILY OWNED SINCE 1973 1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Real Professionals, Reasonable. Rates. Different From the Rest. 604-721-4555. MOVING? NEED BOXES? Rent Moving Totes Instead SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240


Fridge $195; Stove $175 Washer $175; Dryer $175 Stackers & Dishwasher Warranty, delivery, low prices 604-534-4402 ----------------------------------------APPLIANCES WANTED * Free pick-up* 604-339-0744

(778) 878 - 2617



New Roof, Reroof, Repairs.

Free est.



CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866

All kinds of roofing work.

Call 778-227-2431


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

• Portable Toilets • Fencing • Containers • Waste Management • Storage

We Recycle! GO GREEN!

Complete Home Renos ✔ All types of decks ✔ Bathrooms & Kitchens ✔ Finishing Work & Mouldings ✔ Small Additions/Bsmt Suites ✔ Concrete Work FREE ESTIMATES

Gardening & Landscaping Maint., Pressure Wash. Call Ibro 604-318-5636

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


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


Eric 604 - 219-1513 604 - 576 - 5758


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

Why Flatten Your Textured & Popcorn Ceilings?


Specializing in interior & exterior quality repaints.

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

PSB DRYWALL ★ All Boarding, Taping, Framing & Texture. Insured work. Call Parm (604) 762-4657 THREE STAR DRYWALL LTD Boarding, Taping, & texture. Small jobs welcome! Kam 604-551-8047

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

“Simply the best for less”

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


damaged concrete. Ken 604-532-0662

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

Qualified carpenter for all your home improvement needs.



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

Residential & Commercial Services

For All Types of Renovations

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

Call: Rick (604) 202-5184




A Cut Above Yard Maintenance

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

Aluminum patio cover, NO HST Summer Sale. 604-782-9108

~ Free Estimates ~

Call 604-813-9104

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


Rubbish Removal




Household / Construction



Rubbish Removal, Caring for the Earth. Professional Quality Service at Great Rates. 604-787-8782

* Residential / Commercial * New construction * Re-paint Interior / Exterior We provide the hi-end quality.




* Painting Contractor *

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

COYOTE TILES:27+Yrs. Exp. Specializing in bath and kitchen reno’s. Recently moved back to my hometown. Free estimates.



Local & Long Distance



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

.Hayden Painting Family Owned & Operated

~ PRO PAINTERS ~ INTERIOR / EXTERIOR Quality Work, Free Estimates Member of Better Business Bureau


Vincent 543-7776 A-TECH Services 604-230-3539 Running this ad for 8yrs

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


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

On Time, As Promised, Service Guaranteed!



UNDER $100

MOVED TO sml place, must sell comp. dbl 6/pce Sealy Posturpedic bed, as new. $100. 604-535-5213


AFGHAN THROW, had made, mauve/navy/white. As new. $65. 604-535-5213

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

Beautiful cabinet with glass shelves, cupboards, cream color, glass doors, $75. Phone (778)2943600

Peace Arch News Tuesday, July 17, 2012 MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 523

UNDER $100



WE BUY HOUSES! Older House • Damaged House Moving • Estate Sale • Just Want Out • Behind on Payments Quick Cash! • Flexible Terms! CALL US FIRST! 604-657-9422

BLONDE WOOD brown Rocker/Glider chair. $100. 604-535-5213 FLORAL QUEEN bedspread, never used, rose/green. $65. 604-5355213 FRENCH PROVINCIAL coffee table in very good cond. $75. 604-5355213 LARGE SIZE brown arm chair, needs new cushion. $55. 604-5355213



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


STUDENT’S DESK, has 7 drawers. In new cond. $89. 604-535-5213

542 35


SOMERSET GARDENS (S. Sry) Family housing, 1851 Southmere Cres. E. 2bdrm appt. starting at $875/m. Avail Apr 15th. & May 1st. Pet friendly, nr all amen, heat, Community garden. 604-451-6676 SOUTH SURREY: NEW CONDO 2 bdrm 2 bath -The Morgan -


Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley



FREE BROCHURE - Kings County - ``Land of Orchards, Vineyards & Tides’’ - Nova Scotia’s beautiful Annapolis Valley. Live! Work! Start Business! Toll-Free 1.888.865.4647

FRESH LOCAL RASPBERRIES $9.99 flat - 3 flats $27. U-Pick avail. LOCAL BLUEBERRIES $9.99/flat 5180 - 152nd Street Surrey Farms. 604-574-1390

RASPBERRIES Greenvale Farms


ABOVE WR PIER. Small grnd level bsmt apt. Parking, own entrance, W/D, utilities, alarm. Walk to beach. NS. 1 cat ok. 6046449528

Take 264 St exit off Hwy #1 & follow yellow signs (6030 248 Street, Aldergrove)

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

OPEN Mon.- Sun. 8am to 6pm 604-856-3626 / 604-855-9351



ALL NEW Queen MATTRESS SET Still in Original Plastic! Must Sell. $150 - Call: 604-484-0379


Call 604-538-9669 for information or to visit. CLOVERDALE, Senior / 50+ bldg Quiet. Heat, h/w, storage included 50% OFF 1st month, onsite lndry 1bdrm $740-780.No dogs. 604-5742078


Executive Home Sale Stanley professional office furniture

Bombay/American Drew bd sets Valley Dir. 84” 8 person farmhouse table. Wrought iron 42”h patio/bar table & 4 matching high chairs. Concrete/ceramic planters 5 ft. palms/banana trees. Plus many more quality household/garden items. For info & pricing Call 604 671 7246

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

Call: 604-760-7882




South Hazelton BC, 5-acre Mountain view Farm, newly renovated 4-bdrm, 2.5/bath house, 2 greenhouses, large garden, 2.5 acres fenced, animal shelters. $200,000. Seller Motivated. 1 (250)842-7103

S. SURREY: 55+ Mobile Park, 2 bdrm, 2 bath. Quiet. Must be 55+, 1 sm dog ok, N/S, n/partys. $1200 + D. dep. Avl now. (778)999-5993. Sunshine and Ocean View unit in quiet and safe community (13257 Marine Dr. Surrey) has 2 bedrooms/bathroom / fully equipped kitchen, laundry room & fireplace. Rent is $1195/month (utils incl). To see the unit, call 604-538-4166 or 604-722-9167 (cell).

WHITE ROCK Close to Semiahmoo Mall

WHITE ROCK 1 bdrm. suite, 5 appl., gas f/p, storage, priv. ent. Walk to beach, shops & transit. N/S N/P. $825 incl. utils. Suits single prof. Jacqui 604-531-6229 WHITE ROCK. 2 bdrm suite on the beach, avail immed. $950/mo incl heat & cable. Call 604-728-1448. WHITE ROCK semi-furn. bachelor, steps to beach. Utils., cable incl. N/S N/P. $750/mo. August 1. Suits mature adult. 604-541-9904



Ocean Park, compact 2 bdrm light bright, green outlook, shower, ldry prkg, wifi. Quiet n/s mature. Aug1 or? $775 + util. 604-535-5953 OCEAN PARK. Upper suite gorgeous coachhouse suite. Large 1 bdrm. D/W. W/D. Stroll to Crescent Beach. N/P. N/S. $975/mo. + 30% utils. Avail immed. 604-542-1904.

OCEAN PARK 2 lvl home, 3 bdrms, 1.5 baths, totally updated, newer appls, sec sys, enclosed grge, fully fncd. Bonus: ocean view from deck. N/S, pet neg. Avail Aug. 1st. $2200/mo. (604)728-1436 S.Surrey,12545-26A Ave. 3 bdrm, w/nanny ste, beach, bus, shops nr. np.$2100/mth.July. 604-535-2081

Concrete Hi-rise. 55+, NS/NP

White Rock. 1200 s/f. 3 bdrm home with garage. Pri backyd. Nr amenits. $1650. Aug. 1. 604-454-4141.

Call 604-538-5337


2003 CHEVY CAVALIER, 128 Km, auto, 4 dr, new tires, good cond., $3,800. Phone 604-502-9912.



2009 Saturn Astra XE, 4 dr h/b. Automatic. Options. Silver. 18,000 kms. $8300/firm. 604-538-4883

Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 1975 MGB Good condition! 115,000 miles, coll. plates. $6,500 obo. 604-579-0140

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

WHITE ROCK 2 Bdrm, den rancher 1 bath, lge bkyard w/sunny deck, fp & carport. By Hosp. Pets ok, avail Aug 1. $1450/mo. #604-725-2322

1992 Mercedes 400E - black 4 dr sedan - 186,000 kms. Good cond. $4900/obo. (604)574-4676 2001 AUDI A4 QUAPPRO - 2.8L, V-6, auto, blk. on blk. local, 109k, fully loaded, sun roof, immaculate in /out $7995 Must See!604-312-7415 2001 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA, 1.8T turbo, 4 dr sedan, std, all options, exc cond. $5300 obo 604-780-8404 2002 BMW 525I, Agent maint. M6 wheels, 199,000kms. Mint cond. $10,000. 778-991-4001 2002 MERCEDES luxury, all pwr. like new cond.100km, $10,400. 604-501-6190 or 778-926-6190.


2005 Honda Civic LX sedan, Black. 1 owner. A/C S/rf. p/w, p/l. No acc low mileage. $8400. 604-535-7440.




1964 white T-BIRD convertible. orig. chrome, beaut. lthr seats. 54,000 orig. mi. $20,000/obo. Ralph (778)988-2055 1986 OLDS Cutlass, 2 door, original owner, 92,000 miles. Collector plates. $8000. (604)539-9660



WHITE ROCK. 3 bdrm rancher. H/W floors. F/S, W/D. F/P. Small computer room. Fenced in lrg. yard. 12x12 shed. Pet neg. Close to all amenits. Aug. 1. $1950/mo. incl heat & hydro. Refs req. Call for appt. after July 15. 604-597-1941.


1989 S-CARGO (NISSAN). New Paint & sunroof. Aircare Certified. Right hand drive. Well maint. Great Marketing Opportunity! A real attention Grabber! Call 604-968-0856. $4500 OBO

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673 #1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200 TOP CA$H PAID TODAY For SCRAP VEHICLES!

2 hr. Service (604)209-2026

2005 HONDA CIVIC SE 4 dr sedan automatic, 100,00km, incl 4 winter tires on rims, 2 yr Ex Warranty Pkg (transferable) $9500. 604-531-3562 2006 HYUNDAI SONATA GLS V6 1owner, no accid, loaded, $10,750 100K. Super clean! 778-574-7991 2010 MAZDA 3 GT- FUN SUMMER SPORT CAR. Leather, sun roof, 4 dr. hatch, local, no accident, 5 spd. $16,495. Super sleek 604.312.7415 2011 NISSAN VERSA 4/dr h/back, auto, 25,000/km, red, many options, $9000/firm. 604-538-9257. 2011 VW JETTA TDI - diesel, 4 dr sedan, 35,000 km. Like new. $22,000/obo. Ralph (778)988-2055 MOVING, how quick can you give me $7800 for my nice luxurious 2002 Infinity 4 dr. sedan sport edition. No acc. Aircared. Prev 1 owner. 200 all hiway kms. in exc. cond. This is exceptional value for the money. 604-541-0018



2001 MAZDA TRIBUTE LX V6. 150K, Loaded. Exc cond! Not a scratch. $5750 firm. 604-888-9799.





White Rock Square and Rosemary Centre

2007 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic, mint, 24,000km, studded paniers, wind scrn,$5,500obo.604-209-1039

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

2009 SUZUKI GSXR 750, black, mint cond. 5,000K, with helmet, $8500obo.Must See! 778-891-4501

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




1986 - 33’ Empress Motorhome, 60,000 Km. Excellent cond., $14,000 obo. Phone 604-765-0182.

2003 CHEV SUBURBAN Z71, black, rebuilt trans. w/warranty, used eng. new B.J. & brakes. Inspected $8400obo 604-826-0519

2005 DODGE RAM 1500, Hemmi, 104,200km, $14,700. Call 604-6253625 or 604-866-0281. 2006 MAZDA B3000, black, 4 door, 1 owner, 105,000 km’s. Exc cond. $7900 obo. 604-562-4168.



Beautiful 1 master bdrm. + den. 16th flr. corner suite. Panoramic view. 2 bath, W/D & balcony. Exercise rm. pool & tennis court, secure prkg. incls. hot water. Gas F/P. N/P, N/S. Available Now. Good Tenant = Very Good Deal!

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

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


OCEAN PARK, 2 bdrms, up, furnd, $480/$460. Now, ns/np. Laund. Sml portion hydro/gas. 604-535-5953.

WHITE ROCK. Large 1 bdrm suite, adult bldg, nr shops, prkg. Incl heat/h/w. Np/ns. 604-596-9977


WHITE ROCK. Lrg 1 bdrm from $700/mo. quiet & clean. Close to beach & shops. Avail Aug. 1st. N/S. Incl heat & hot water. 604-589-7818 WHITE Rock spac 1 bdrm & balc, heat/hw incl $800 + $400 DD, np/ns ref’s & 1 year lease req’d. Avail Aug 1st. 778-788-6133. WHITE ROCK SUNSET VILLA. 1 bdrm suite, d/w, lge balc., concrete bldg. $900/mo incl. heat & h/w. 1 blk from Semiahmoo Mall. Aug. 1 Call for appt to view 604-541-6276

707 APARTMENT FURNISHED White Rock: EXECUTIVES - 2 bdrms. JUST BRING SUITCASE. Inc. all + pool, sauna, hot tub, exercise rm. n/s, n/p. 604-880-8785

OCEAN PARK. Room with ensuite w/i closet, good view, prkg, nr bus, NS/NP, $675 incl util 604-531-8147 S SURREY. Furn. bdrm in quiet home. $495/mo incl all util, internet. Avl now. No drugs 604-535-5459 WHITE ROCK. Furnished shared accommodation in comfortable home, nr Peace Arch Hosp. Ns/np. $425/mo. Avail now. 604-536-6303. WHITE ROCK. Large spac. bdrm with own ensuite, female N/S. In well appointment apt. downtown. Asking $500/mo. 778-549-0216



OCEAN PARK: On site parking Med. car or sm. trailer... ? Storage only. Call 604-535-5953.


1974 Dodge D300, flat deck. Com with heavy duty alum loading ramps. Original owner. 318, 4spd. $5000 obo. 604-536-1992 1996 FORD RANGER, ext. cab, 2 whl. drive, auto, ArCrd, 3LV6, canopy, CD, $2500. obo 604-812-1278 2000 DURANGO 4X4, loaded, seats 7, AirCrd, exc. cond. $4500 obo. Call 604-780-8404 2002 FORD E350 Cargo Van, new tires and battery, recently serviced, $4500. Call (604)728-0866 (Surrey)

1990 Dodge Diesel Tow Truck. 5sp Runs exc, needs work, some whl lift parts missing lows km’s Pic’s avail $1900 or sell/parts 604 - 996 - 8734


Call Now! 604-531-9797

GUILDFORD 10082 148th Street


2006 CHRYSLER 300, 4 door, loaded, 77,000K, fresh AirCare, $11,900 obo. Call 604-780-8404

2004 ML 500 - Mercedes - gray, 132,500 kms. Exc. cond. $14,900/obo. (604)574-4676

Call 536-5639 to view & for rates

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


2007 HARLEY SPORTSTER, factory custom, 74 cube (1200) big bore by Denco Cycle, Bassani pipe, Windshield, sissy bar, leather bags. 27,000Km, one old guy owner, $7,450 obo. Phone (604)817-1945 2010 COUGAR 27.5’ 5th WHEEL. Slightly used, with many extras. $24,500. Call 604-530-1197

2003 FORD FOCUS 2 dr., 5 spd., 124K, twin cam, Air Cared, $4900 obo (778)565-4334

PANORAMA 1 bdrm coach house, lndry, utils incl. $750/mo. Local refs 604-598-1177 or 604-219-3369.


1 BEDROOM Newly Reno’d Available July 15th Heat, hot water, & light included


1991 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite, Nice cond. Needs inspection, service reguarly, AirCare & needs transmission service. Has radio & CD player, new winter tires and Air Cond. Asking $1600. 604-535-2393 or 604-999-1958.

WHITE ROCK, 1 Bdrm, priv.entry, H/W flrs, S/F, W/D, n/s, n/pets, c/PAH, $900 incl util.(604) 5350429

S SURREY. The Kaleden. 1300 sq ft 3/bdrm T/H. 2 bthrms. 2 car tandem garage. Avail now. TJ @ Sutton Proact, (604)728-5460 WHITE ROCK. 1 BDRM, 2nd floor, corner suite. Incl cable & heat, $860/mo. Avail Aug. 1 N/S. N/P. Call 604-535-0925.



SURREY: 6295 - 147B St. New 1 bdrm bsmt ste. $550: util & cbl inc. n/p, n/s. Avl. now. 604-841-9235

- cat friendly -

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


SOUTH SURREY: 1 bdrm bsmt suite-almost 1000 sf, sep. entr., new kitchen, own laundry, incl heat, hot water, internet, cable, n/s, n/p. $900/mo. Avail now. 778-908-6116


Professionally Managed by Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP

Appraisals done - Top Prices Paid-


CRESCENT BEACH 12412 - 22nd Ave. Surrey - 2 Bdrm Rancher, 1 bath, lrg fenced yard. $1400/mo. w/d + all app. August 1st. Call John (604)889-1412

Call Mike 604-535-7206

White Rock Gardens

Antiques & Collectable’s of all sorts.

20 Acres - Only $99/mo. $0 Down, Owner Financing, NO CREDIT CHECKS! Near El Paso, Texas, Beautiful Mountain Views! Money Back Guarantee! Free Color Brochure. 800-755-8953

BEAUTIFUL Upper Level family home for rent. 3 bedroom, large yard, close to Elementary School. $1,600 + utilities. N/P N/S Please call 604-536-2649

bach $695 & up, 1BR $825 & up, 2BR $1,150 & up, avail now. Insuite w&d, dw, tiled flrs, spacious, close to beach, shops, buses, recent reno, “quiet building”.

- concrete tower -


4BR House w/Ocean view close to Semiahmoo High school & Bayridge Elementary. Avail Jul 1st/15th - $2300. Pls call (604) 250-8668


2 and 3 Bedroom. Bright Suites with Hardwood Floors Bayview Chateau


1450 SQ.FT., 3 Bdrm & Sunroom, 1 1/2 baths, Cherry Floors, New Kitchen, Gas F/P, Aug 15th, $1650, Lease, Refs, NS/NP, 778-292-1287




OCEAN PARK, 1 bdrm grnd level, open & bright. Gas fireplace, patio, shrd laundry. N/S. Aug 1. $775 incl utils & wireless. 1-250-427-2252




Deluxe Shoprider Scooter. Wheels 12&13”, have new tubes/tires. Paid 7K, Sells 5K firm. 604-535-5213



No Pets ~ Adult oriented

1 parking space. n/p, n/s. Walk to White Rock Beach & Amenities. Available Now! To view call 604-535-3585



BRIGHT large 1 BDRM suite near PAH. $1000/mo incl utils. NS/NP. D/W, shared laundry. Suits single professional. Call 604-560-4528 for more info.

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

Adult Oriented, SMOKE FREE, Secure Building.

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


Wanted ~ non-smokers

1 bdrm. $695/Mo. incls. Heat, Electricity & Hot Water.

MATTRESSES starting at $99



S. SURREY 160 St. 2 Bdrm upper ste.,1000 sq.ft. N/S, N/P. Shrd w/d. $1175 incl utils. Suits quiet person or couple. Ref’s. 778-246-0184.

S/SURREY one bedroom luxury condo in Pacifica Retirement Resort 65 plus. Complex offers daily activities, fitness and outings, all included in the rental. Avail July 1st $1800, utilities incl, NS/small pet OK. Call 604-306-2117 to view.


HIDE-A-BED, queen size, spotless, $150. Moped style elec. bike, $550. TV cabinet & 27’’ TV. Exerc. rower. Offers. CD player. 604-531-3436


Bright south facing. $1250/mo. Some utils incl. Avail. immediately. Just steps away from shopping, restaurants & entertainment, Convenient to bus routes & HWY 99. Sun drenched balcony with view of courtyard & clubhouse. 2 Prime parking stalls located just steps away from elevators. 1 Storage Unit. 9’ ceilings, S/S appl, granite countertops, F/P, W/D. Clubhouse incl outdoor pool & hot tub-full fitness facility, theatre, party room outdoor BBQ area. No Pets Pls. To view contact Sophia 604-808-6752


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

1-800-910-6402 DL# 7557

1989 FORD E250 Van Amera camper van, fridge, stove, furn. bathrm. Only 142,000 km. New front brakes. Everything works. $5500 obo: (604)520-6512 1997 CITATION 5th wheel, 27.5’ with pop out. Good condition, $6000 604-860-5225/604-869-6159

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



2003 BUICK REGAL LS Air Cared, 128K, fully equip., leather int., exc. cond. $5500 obo (604)538-6378

2006 Holiday Rambler Savoy 5th wheel, 29 ft. rear kitchen, 1 slider. $16,900. Call (604)290-5924


MOVING MUST SELL, 12’ Wood/ F.B. cartop boat.exc. fish boat, $650. obo.Call 604-579-0140. TITAN - inflatable boat - 10’, hard bottom. Lunging whls. Rod holders, 2hp motor. $1100 604-531-6634


Tuesday, July 17, 2012 Peace Arch News

2012 Toyota COROLLA #2C8212

Priced from... Outstanding fuel efďŹ ciency. MPG 38 City, 50 Hwy. 7.4 L per 100 km City, 5.6 L per 100 km Hwy.

Automatic transmission, air conditioning, power windows/power mirrors/power door %($+%-,((,"",+,+

$20,580 -$2000

including freight & PDI.

for cash customers

Or Lease for $238* PER MONTH $0 DOWN @ 3.9% 60 MONTHS OR Finance for 0% for 60 months

2012 Toyota RAV4 4 wheel drive Outstanding fuel efďŹ ciency. MPG 30 City, 41 Hwy. 9.4 L per 100 km City, 6.9 L per 100 km Hwy.

Automatic, air conditioning, all power options, Star Safety System with traction and stability control.


up to

$4,000 cash incentive OR

Finance for 0% for 60 months


2012 Toyota PRIUS C

2012 Toyota PRIUS #2P8031


Outstanding fuel efďŹ ciency.

Outstanding fuel efďŹ ciency.

MPG 81 City, 71 Hwy. Starting at


3.5 L per 100 km City, 4.0 L per 100 km Hwy.

including freight & PDI.

Prius C is a bold new combination of style, spaciousness, -',(*#.)* (*&',""#!"+,*, -% 1#'0 ( '0."#%/#,"(-,)%-!')*&#-&%#+,(  +,'* ,-*+%%,.*0 (*%)*#' , *#-+#+,"+,)*#"0*#(',"&*$,

Or Lease for $298* PER MONTH $0 DOWN @ 5.3% 60 MONTHS

MPG 76 City, 71 Hwy. 3.7 L per 100 km City, 4.0 L per 100 km Hwy.

Priced from...


including freight & PDI.

New standard features: 2$-)&*2%-,((,"2#')-,

Or Lease for $326* PER MONTH $0 DOWN @ 2.9% 60 MONTHS OR

Finance for 0.9% for 36 months

For assistance in Cantonese or Mandarin, please call

Webb Si 604-218-8511

While we maintain a large inventory of new Toyota automobiles, in some cases an order may be required. All offers include freight and pre-delivery inspection, tire and battery levy and air conditioning federal excise tax. Federal and provincial sales taxes are not included in the monthly payments.Monthly purchase ďŹ nance plans are available from Toyota Financial Services on approved credit. *2012 Corolla BU42EP CA/Prius C KDTA3P AA/Prius KN3DUP AA. Monthly lease payments of $223.82/$297.59/$326.14 based on a 60 month walkaway lease at 0.9%/5.3%/2.9% with $0 down. Total lease obligation: $13429.20/17855.40/19568.40. Option to purchase at lease end: $7785.90/9,008.50/10917.90. Corolla cash purchase price is $20,580 less $2000 Toyota cash incentive. $10,000 ďŹ nanced at 0%/0.9% requires 36 monthly payments of $277.78/281.65. Total cost of borrowing: $0/$139.40. There are no administration fees.

Since 1966 Dealer #30377

3174 King George Blvd., White Rock 604-531-2916



Peace Arch News, July 17, 2012  

July 17, 2012 edition of the Peace Arch News

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