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With that she started Milica Salon 13 years ago in a small 1,500 sq. ft. studio in Langley. Beginning with a staff of just three, she quickly expanded until she was “bursting at the seams.” Now in a new 4,000 sq. ft. location at 20330 88 Ave. in Walnut Grove, Pargee employs a staff of 37 and runs a distinguished apprenticeship program. But a few years ago she began to get “bored” with styling and wanted to “change it up.” She decided to get more into the photography end of styling, where her true passion is. “It was reigniting what I really love to do,” she said. “As much as we love our salon guests, we tend to do repetitive things.When we do other’s hair it’s not about us, it’s about them and what they want us to do, and we need to listen and fulfill their vision of hair. But when you do your own creative work it’s about what’s in your head. Normally, we don’t get to do that, so it gives us that outlet.” Pargee paired up with photographer Greg Swales, a graduate of Langley Fine Arts, in 2008 to get some original photos done for the walls of her salon.They were so pleased with the results, they decided to submit them to the Canadian Hairstylist of the Year awards, where she won her first internationally acclaimed award in 2009. “The first year I went to the Contessas I was kind of overwhelmed because I had submitted photo never experienced anything Michelle Pargee (right) with model Aidan Morris at the Tokyo After Dark show, like that before,” Pargee said. put on as main stage entertainment for the Contessa23 Show in 2011. “They have all of the finalists names with their pictures Colouring Competition. morning to catch her flight to was never quite satisfied. on a board, and I was just But what no one knew Toronto. Her abusive husband “I worked in other salons standing back in awe of the was when Pargee was had forbidden her to go. but I just had a different air fact that my pictures were reaching the highest point in ••••• of professionalism of how up there.Then I heard two her career, she was also at the Pargee was first introduced I want to behave,” Pargee very famous hairdressers lowest point in her private to the world of hair at a said.“I like to use really in Canada congratulating life. young age by her mother, good quality products and each other for being finalists Just hours before accepting who owned a salon.After I wanted more of a team together, and they looked her first Contessa award, apprenticing with her mother environment, and more of at my pictures and said ‘oh Pargee was sneaking out for five years, she started treating people like they are those are good, who’s that? of her home at 4:30 in the working in other salons, but valued.” Who the hell is Michelle?

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Joe Roberts arrived at Langley’s Gateway of Hope homeless shelter on Tuesday pushing a shopping cart all the way from Calgary to raise awareness about at-risk youth. This is his dry run for his Push For Change tour across Canada next May.

A former homeless man turned successful business person pushed a shopping cart from Calgary all the way to Langley, arriving at the Gateway of Hope on Tuesday afternoon. Since July 1, Joe Roberts, who dubbed himself the “Skid row CEO” has been pushing a shopping cart more than 1,000 kilometers to raise money and awareness about youth at-risk of becoming homeless. He walked 1,171 kilometres in total, and 24 km per day, in some of the hottest weather, in the steepest terrain in Canada in hopes his “Push For Change” campaign would “inspire the country to look at the situation of homeless kids.” Many stops along the way have been at Salvation Army homeless shelters, he said.“The Salvation Army was there for me 25 years ago and here I am again being welcomed home,” said Roberts when he arrived at the Gateway

of Hope. “When we make friends we don’t want to lose them,” responded SA Major James Hagglund. Roberts will end this tour at the very shelter that helped him turn his life around 25 years ago, at the Downtown Eastside Salvation Army Harbour Light on East Cordova on Saturday. Roberts began using drugs at the age of nine, dropped out of school by 16 and started living in the Downtown Eastside at 18. After getting clean and sober, Roberts earned several degrees and took the business world by storm and now is a motivational speaker among other ventures. While successful himself, he felt he needed to do something to shine a light on a situation he is all too familiar with himself. “We don’t have illusions that we will end youth homelessness but we need to try,” he said. “These kids are worth it.They have possibilities. I know that because I was one of them.” Vancouver has the highest

youth homeless population in the country and very few shelters for them. A youth shelter was discussed for Langley but the logistics of housing teens is more challenging than adults, said the Salvation Army at the time. Roberts said the Aldergrove Neighbourhood Services is doing a lot to help youth here. The level of interest in his cause has been much more than he ever expected, he said. Many corporations and businesses have sponsored his cause and donations have been plenty, including the RV that has come along with him. Even the modified shopping cart was created by high school students his wife works with as a teacher. “When we go national we hope this groundswell of excitement will grow and inspire a nation. “We hope our Push For Change cross-country tour will inspire the nation like Terry Fox did.” Roberts plans to make a crossCanada tour next May, pushing his cart 8,000 kilometres from Newfoundland to Vancouver. Check out thepushforchange. com or the facebook page.

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to win anyways and it’s a waste of money so you can’t go.’ “I actually snuck out of the house at 4:30 in the morning, brought my grown daughter with me, changed his ticket to her name and flew there.And I won. It was a month later that I told him to leave, because I realized that I could actually have a life.” Using the services of Ishtar Transition Housing Society for victims of relationship violence, Pargee was able to separate from her husband and begin the process of healing and rebuilding her social life. “For 10 years of my marriage I was hiding it, pretending he was perfect and I was happy and everything was great,” Pargee said.“I did that because I was embarrassed to admit that it wasn’t. Everyone looked at me and thought

of me as a business woman, you don’t want them to know that ‘gee my personal life sucks, my husband controls me.’ “What made me make the decision to leave was winning the award. My son was getting older and I didn’t want to raise him as an abuser, and I knew that’s what he would turn into if he stayed around his dad. I needed to change it.” Three years after separating, Pargee’s ex-husband sees the kids on supervised visits and is working on rebuilding relationships with them. “Everything happens for a reason and I wouldn’t have my kids without him,” Pargee said.“I don’t regret it, but now all I want is for him to be good to the kids.As long as he is a good dad, that’s all I care about. I support the kids, I don’t get child support, so I’m on my own there. But I don’t want it and I don’t

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model you’re putting it on? Does it suit her?” These are the types of lessons she is now teaching to others through her salon and her Goldwell classes. “I will never do anything else,” she said.“I don’t think many people can say they love coming to work everyday after 30 years. I’m really lucky that I get to say that.” She also spends time giving back to her community, hosting two annual fundraisers for Ishtar House to help other families dealing with abusive relationships. But more than anything, Pargee is enjoying her newfound freedom. “I’m so independent and happy on my own,” she said.“I spent my entire life with a significant other, and I realize now that being on your own isn’t actually so bad. I can be in charge of my life. “My life is mine, and I love it.”

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The nearly $30,000 raised by Langley residents to help a hospital in Zimbabwe have been put on hold after the main doctor was abruptly fired and told to leave the country by the leadership of the Salvation Army there. “We have not sent a penny to the hospital so now we will meet and talk with our donors to see where the funds should go,” said Langley Rotarian Brendan Martin who founded International Health Langley — a fundraising arm of the Rotary Clubs that help hospitals in poor nations. “I think the only way our project would go ahead is if Dr. Thistle was reinstated at Howard Hospital,” said Martin. Martin, who visited the African hospital in 2010 and had planned to go back this year, said he was shocked to see on the TV news what had happened to Thistle. On June 27, Paul

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There was a pattern of the money not arriving at the hospital or arriving late,” said Martin. “Dr. Thistle is being punished for being a good steward of those funds. “He met with the Commissioner of Salvation Army about it last Friday and they told him he had 24 hours to get out of his place and 48 hours to get out of Harare.” Around 5,000 villagers demonstrated in support of Thistle. At least a dozen of those were arrested. Martin got word on Monday that Thistle had not taken his ordered flight back to Canada.

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he said there had been some issues of concern and political unrest, but was grateful for a number of fundraising efforts that results in new construction and projects and medical supplies getting to them. He said he looked forward to getting back into work and had an eye clinic set up for this month. Martin said the funds will most likely go to another hospital in need. Funds raised in Langley in 2010 did go to purchase an ambulance which was to be delivered to the Howard hospital this week, said Martin. That ambulance will now go to a different hospital, he said. Martin has written to the head of Salvation Army to ask for a response regarding his concerns with what has happened with Dr. Thistle but has so far not received a reply.

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A publication ban on a young woman’s name has been lifted after no appeal was filed with the courts following her being sentenced to six years in jail in Supreme Court in New Westminster in April. Langley resident Michelle Motola, 21, was sentenced to six years in a federal prison for her part in the killing of Langley’s Marc Bontkes. Originally tried as a youth, the Supreme Court judge decided to impose an adult sentence on Motola, who was just shy of her 18th birthday at the time of the killing. Despite being sentenced as an adult, a publication ban on the woman’s identity remained in place for 30 days, to allow her time to consider appealing her sentence. A query with the Court of Appeals did not turn up any appeals on behalf of Motola. Bontkes’ parents, siblings and other loved ones filled nearly two rows of a B.C. Supreme

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it would take about a year to completely recover and it did. “It was so good to see Tanya. She is back to normal, working like crazy,” he said. At the walk, Hauptman managed to sign up 50 new organ donors.

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here is plenty of talk about the possibility of an NHL lockout this fall. It is likely that at least part of the season may be cancelled. While many people simply can’t get enough hockey, a lockout could have some benefits — particularly if it merely shortens the season, as opposed to cancelling it altogether. For starters, the NHL and its players have to get their finances into synch. Players deserve good salaries — they often are only in the league for a few years, and playing hockey in the NHL offers them the best opportunity to be rewarded for their tremendous skills. At the same time, their salaries must be reasonable enough that the entire league isn’t jeopardized. The league also has to become more realistic. It’s time to stop operating teams in desert cities where there is little fan interest. The NHL is never going to get a top-tier broadcast deal in the U.S., and it’s time the league realized that. With no broadcast deal, it makes far more sense to have fewer teams and place them in cities where there is significant fan interest. That’s why it made so much sense for the Atlanta Thrashers to relocate to Winnipeg last fall. If there is a lockout, it will give hockey fans more opportunities to see some of the other good hockey available at a fraction of the price — Abbotsford Heat in the AHL, Vancouver Giants in the WHL and Langley Rivermen in the BCHL. They can also check out some of the other sports in the area. Professionally, there are the CFL Lions and MLS Whitecaps, and there are many other good sports teams operating in Langley and throughout the Greater Vancouver area. Hockey has a symbolic hold on many Canadians, and that isn’t surprising, considering that much of Canada has a cold winter where sports such as hockey can thrive. Even here in B.C., where the weather is milder, minor hockey has grown tremendously and there is lot of interest in the game. However, the NHL Canucks have become a hard-to-get ticket. Businesses have scooped up many of the season tickets, and it’s hard for the average fan to get to see a game. While TV coverage of NHL hockey is excellent, there are plenty of other sports to see on television or in person. A lockout may help bring the NHL and players onto the same financial page, and could be good for other teams and sports.

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ny time you have made your lunch instead of paying $15 for fish annual pilgrimage to the PNE, and chips. you have no doubt made The Shammy guy was directly McGregor your way into the Marketplace across from us. By day three, I knew building. This fair within a fair is a his spiel by heart and was going Says busy, bustling, noisy collection of JIMMCGREGOR to ask for a job. Did you know that amazing products that you cannot their one-time only, 2 for 1 offer buy on store shelves. But if you can buy them actually goes on every hour, every day for 17 locally, this is your opportunity to pay more for days? them than you would at home. The guy beside us was selling gold chains My artist partner and I looked at an applicaby the inch. He told everyone it was “a unique tion to put a booth in the PNE Marketplace a combination of jewellers bronze and gold few years ago. The initial layout was $2,500, but that will never lose its finish.” I did look after with an estimated 50,000 to 70,000 people com- his booth if he went to the bathroom and my ing by our booth each day and buying art and partner worked on commission for him the poetry, we would make that back the first day. last long week-end. But nobody bought art and We secured our spot months ahead and poetry. started writing and painting and packaging our I walked around and wrote a poem about product. We bought display racks, carpet and everything that was on display and left a copy lighting and made signs and posters. What would with each vendor. The next day Mike McCardell we do with all the money we were going to from Global came by and did a piece with me, make? reading the poem on his show. Surely the next We found out that someone had to be at day would be busy at our booth. It was; a lot of the booth at 10 a.m. and we could not close people stopped by to say they had seen me on down until 10 p.m. Wow, we could sell a lot in TV, asked what Mike was really like and walked 12 hours. We set up, and were ready at 10 a.m. away without buying any art or poetry. opening day. And yes, over 50,000 walked by our We had a great visible location and many booth and some even stopped and told us how people stopped by just to ask where the washnice our work was, but nobody bought art or rooms were. Over the next few months, people poetry that day. that had picked up our cards contacted us for We decided it was because they were loaded commission work so we barely made back our down with Sham-wows, mops, irons, jewelry, money. I bought a gold chain and some Shamtoys, plastic shoes and water buffalo hats. But wows, so I was actually in the hole. the next few days were the same. We changed If you see a guy selling art and poetry in there our marketing, we got right in people’s faces this year, at least take the time to tell him his disas they walked by, but now, only one of us was play looks nice, he’ll like that. At least that’s what going in each day and we were bringing our McGregor says. www. l a n g l e y t i m e s . com Contact us Main line ........................................... 604-533-4157 Classifieds.......................................... 604-575-5555

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s he announced that he would not be seeking re-election, Bill Barisoff said it’s time to pass the torch to the next generation of leaders. After 34 years in the public spotlight, in one form or another, there can be little doubt that’s true for Barisoff. And, in the weeks to come, there will be a lot of looking back over Barisoff’s career as a politician, with many analyzing every mistake with 20-20 hindsight. “It’s not the easiest vocation,” said former MLA Rick Thorpe, and Barisoff’s roommate in Victoria for years. “There is always going to be people that take shots at you.” Most of the scrutiny will likely fall on his 16 years as Liberal MLA for South Okanagan ridings. Though those years have been marked by the occasional scandal, including the recent auditor-general’s scathing report on the finances and accounting practices for the B.C. legislature, which are controlled through Barisoff’s office as Speaker of the House. But, especially for the people of the South Okanagan, it is more important to look back on the work he has done over the last 16 years to benefit the area. It’s a long list, stretching back many years but also including Barisoff’s support and work on behalf of the Penticton Community Centre reconstruction and the Centre of Excellence at Okanagan College. That, in fact, is what Barisoff considers one of the biggest accomplishments of his years in office, a world-class facility benefitting the entire South Okanagan. This then, is the time to say thank you and to appreciate what Barisoff, the man, has accomplished. The time to decide whether or not the Liberals are the best choice for running the province is next spring, when we all head to the polls in May. —Penticton Western News The Langley Times 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 St., Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www.bcpresscouncil.org


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Editor: In response to the letter: “Visit to the zoo depressing experience,” (The Times, Aug. 14), it’s unfortunate that the gate greeter was texting and chewing gum. Complain to the management there. Zoos are educational. And we can learn empathy and compassion for other species besides ourselves. The general admission price of $22.50 and food prices are not that much, considering that a great part of that money probably goes towards building and maintaining those “cool enclosures,” specific diets and medical supplies. It’s all about the money. It has to come from somewhere. Alberta is a very wealthy province, considering the oil sands. Perhaps some of the oil sands money helps out many organizations such as the Calgary Zoo. Unfortunately, we don’t have

oil sands here. I’ve been to the Greater Vancouver Zoo many times with friends, and we enjoy ourselves. Zoos have their place in today’s society. Some species of animals don’t have much time on this planet, because of man’s encroaching into their space. As long as the care and treatment is under the watchful eye of the SPCA, it’s all good. Maybe animals don’t have the capability to show “happiness” like we do. Animals pass away in captivity and in the wild and are left alone. Wild spaces are growing smaller all over this planet. I like to suggest to people who complain about animals shut in cages and look sad, that they try volunteering for awhile. It’s rewarding and you learn a lot.

Zoos and wildlife societies need our help. You can make a difference in an animal’s life. Humans are taking over and soon the only place you’ll see animals is in zoos. Take some time to roll up your sleeves and help out, and learn something about the wildlife which is under-appreciated. Because at the rate global warming is happening, most wildlife will be wiped out. I went online to check, and the Calgary Zoo general admission is $21 —not much less than our admission here. If the ducks that were enclosed are common to this area, they can fly and they can land anywhere. It could mean they like the zoo and want to be there. G.C. Hawrychuk, Langley

Internet voting topic for discussion Editor: For some time now, we’ve been hearing from many British Columbians around the province, as well as from interested municipalities, that they want to know more about Internet voting. As a society, we’ve grown increasingly comfortable with the Internet as a tool. In fact, 93 per cent of B.C. residents now have access to high-speed Internet, making us one of the most connected jurisdictions in the world. Many of us have grown accustomed to the convenience the Internet offers and we often rely on it for functions like online banking, shopping and booking travel plans. This shows the potential Internet voting has to increase accessibility and convenience and reinvigorate democracy in British Columbia. However, when it comes to something as integral to our democracy as our electoral process,

it is imperative that the appropriate precautions are taken. That’s why I, as Attorney General, have requested that Elections BC convene an independent panel to examine the potential for Internet voting here in B.C. This is the Shirley first step in exploring whether or Bond not Internet voting is a feasible option for our province. Specifically, Elections BC has been asked to look at best practices when it comes to internet voting in other jurisdictions — both in Canada and around the globe. The panel will look at Internet voting in both local and provincial contexts, as certain factors may be unique to each level of government. Most importantly, the panel will be examining all potential security and privacy

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Editor: Re: “Put pipeline to voters,” (The Times, Aug. 21). Although B.C. Premier Christy Clark tries to appear neutral and open-minded in regards to the Northern Gateway oil sands project’s potentially detrimental environmental consequences, it’s fairly clear that she’s hoping for any piece of scrap thrown B.C.’s way by Alberta Premier Alison Redford. This could lead to justification for Clark to allow the potential mega-eco-disaster, twin-pipeline project to make its way through countless pristine and eco-sensitive regions of B.C., not to mention through to our northern coast and its waters that are at risk from giant oil tankers. Thus The Times’ “They Say” editorial is likely the best idea so far that I’ve heard. But as for Clark’s B.C. “fair share” ultimatum, hopefully Redford’s foolish, tight-fistedness will give only more reason for B.C.ers and perhaps even our government — not to mention fuel for the ecowarriors’ fight against the project — to just say, to hell with the whole thing. Frank G. Sterle, Jr., White Rock

Who has the first priority?

Happy service is noticed Editor: I would like to personally thank Roland Seguin (The Times, Aug. 16) for commenting on the great service he received at the stores he went to, and to The Times for publishing it. My store was not one of those listed, but being in retail I appreciate the happiness and gratification of a consumer. It makes me ecstatic to know that people notice great service. As a retail manager, I witness many people coming in being incredibly rude to my employees. Sales associates in turn give them great service and maintain calm while serving them.

concerns and how those may be addressed before we would even consider implementation. B.C.’s chief electoral officer Keith Archer will chair the panel, which will have members with expertise in technology, cryptography, Internet security policy and electoral administration. This panel will — and already has — sparked an engaging conversation about modernizing our electoral process. While we remain optimistic Internet voting could increase voter turnout in our province, we are exercising tremendous caution with something as significant as our province’s democracy. I’ll look forward to receiving the independent panel’s report and observing the interesting debate about Internet voting as it unfolds. Shirley Bond, Minister of Justice and Attorney General

‘Best idea I’ve heard thus far’

It seems to me that consumers now expect to be treated like royalty no matter what, and to be quite honest, I agree. But as an employee, I would also like to be treated with the same respect. No matter what your age, your looks or anything else superficial, everyone deserves a great smile and a pleasant greeting when they walk into a store, Do not take offence to us greeting you, just smile and say “I’m good thanks, just browsing.” I am just happy to know that someone has noticed good service and appreciates it. Lauren, Langley

Editor: I am not sure who to address this to at the Langley Township council office, so I thought I would ask if you could assist in my concern. I am a new resident of Langley, recently relocated from England. I am an avid football (soccer) supporter, as are my two sons. On Sunday morning, Aug. 19, at 10 a.m., my two sons and I went to the Langley Events Centre football fields to kick a ball around. When we arrived there, all three turf fields were in use. There was an old-timers game on one of them, a training session on the other and then what really caught my eye was a game between a boys’ team and a girls’

team on the third field. I said to my sons “what a great community we have moved to, to see such utilization of council fields.” However, after watching the boys vs. girls game and speaking to one of the parents, I realized they were two teams from another community — Abbotsford. Their shirts had Magnuson Ford printed on them. My question is simple. As a taxpayer in the community of Langley, do teams from outside the area have priority over a Langley taxpayers? S. Watson, Langley

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just another tax grab? This year, traffic fines netted $1.6 million in

revenue for the City and Township, the provincial government

announced last week. That money goes right back into police enforcement costs, like speed traps. The City will receive $447,847 and the Township gets $1,178,670. Since 2001, that’s $975 million in traffic fine revenue for B.C. municipalities. The grants come from ticket fines and court-imposed fines on violation tickets, and the amount of money a municipality receives is based on its contribution to total municipal policing costs. This money will provide additional funding for local policing services and crime prevention programs. Langley MLAs Rich Coleman and Mary Polak said this amount of ticket fine revenue proves that Langley’s police officers are keeping families and the community safe.


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Spiralling pay for ICBC brass rapped Cost-cutting reforms pledged, president to resign JEFF NAGEL Black Press

ICBC president Jon Schubert will step down and the public auto insurer is pledging reforms after a provincial audit found executive pay had soared far too high. The finance ministry review found ICBC was “not aligned” with the province’s cost-containment priorities and recommended ICBC reduce the number of managers and their pay to levels more consistent with what existed in 2008. “A culture of cost-containment and financial discipline has been lacking in recent years,” it said, adding expense policies were “generous.” ICBC had 13 top managers paid more than $200,000 a year in 2007, but that had more than quadrupled to 54 by 2011. The report also noted there are more than 1,291 other managers and employees earning $75,000 to $200,000 — up 52 per cent from 848 in that bracket in 2007. Despite a 2011 policy change denying bonuses if ICBC profits fail to top $35 million, more than 85 per cent of management still got at least three-quarters of their eligible bonus that year.

The review said averaged 0.8 per cent a the profit target for year for the last decade. allowing bonuses is It competes with “unreasonably low” private insurers on because ICBC hasn’t optional coverage but earned less than $140 has a monopoly on million in the past five basic rates. years. BC Conservative It also detailed leader John Cummins signing bonuses of up accused the Liberals of to $40,000 to attract “profound managerial new staff and annual incompetence” Jon allowances for cars in allowing ICBC Schubert and other spending of executive pay to about $17,000 for each escalate unchecked for senior executive. years. ICBC responded by Canadian Taxpayers announcing a management pay Federation spokesman Jordan freeze, a hiring freeze and said Bateman said a management it will cut 135 management wage freeze isn’t good enough positions by 2014. and called for current managers The corporation has a presi- to take a 15 per cent pay cut. dent, 10 senior vice-presidents ICBC takes in more than $3.7 who each oversee a division and billion a year in insurance premi13 other vice-presidents. ums and earns another $440 milICBC also said it will cut its lion from investment income. operating budget by $50 million The review makes little menby the end of next year. tion of the government’s controSchubert will step down in versial policy of withdrawing a November but work several more “dividend” from the Crown cormonths as a paid consultant. poration to help balance B.C.’s The changes came as the B.C. budget. Utilities Commission gave final ICBC increased its reserves approval to an 11.2 per cent from $314 million in 2002 to hike in basic insurance premi- $3.8 billion in 2010, after which ums that had been provisionally the province ordered it to start in effect since February. handing over surplus cash from ICBC says its six per cent cut the optional side — $576 milin optional rates this year offsets lion in 2010 and $101 million most of the impact of the basic in 2011. Critics argue motorists coverage increase, and overall should instead get the dividends auto insurance increases have — in the form of lower rates.

Osteoporosis support resumes Volunteers are organizing the next set of regular meetings of the Langley branch of Osteoporosis Canada. The support group’s meetings resume after the summer break on Monday, Sept. 10 at the Langley Seniors Recreation Centre, 20605 51B Ave. The next meetings are on Oct. 15 and Nov. 19 at the same location, all beginning at 1 p.m. “As a group of volunteer seniors, we do our best LMD-VAN-LangTimes-Astig2012-103125x35-BW.pdf to help and advise others of new advances in the

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Would-be wine smuggler dogged by border guards Thirty litres of concealed wine uncovered by officers at Aldergrove crossing Border officers couldn’t just let sleeping dogs lie, seizing and destroying 30 litres of wine at the Aldergrove crossing on July 30. It all started when a Canadian resident was referred for a secondary examination to verify his $15 declaration.

During the vehicle examination, officers found six five-litre bags of wine hidden inside a compartment under the bench seats of his pickup. In an effort to conceal the undeclared alcohol, the back bench seat was covered with blankets, a dog bed, containers and

a dog. The empty wine boxes were found in a storage bin in the bed of the pickup. The amount of duty and taxes the traveller attempted to evade was approximately $135. The wine was seized and forfeited to the Crown for destruction.

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B.C. ended the fiscal year with a smaller-than-forecast deficit of $1.84 billion, according to the provincial government. The deficit would have been $241 million had it not been for the one province’s one-time repayment of $1.6 billion in HST transition funding to Ottawa. Finance Minister Kevin Falcon predicted the province is on track to return to a balanced budget in 2013-14. But he cautioned while the 2011-12 results are better than

expected, B.C. still faces great economic uncertainty from fluctuating commodity prices and potential economic impacts from the European debt crisis. “British Columbia stands out globally as a safe harbour for investment because our government continues to keep spending and debt under control,” Falcon said, adding Europe’s plight reflects “the perils of the tax-borrow-and-spend mentality.” But B.C. Auditor General John Doyle pegged the deficit at $2.36 billion, finding the province understated it by $530 million due to its continued practice of

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deviating from accepted the provinces and better accounting methods. than the national average Because the of 2.6 per cent. government posted a Retail sales, an deficit, cabinet ministers indicator of consumer lose 10 per cent of their confidence, increased by salary. 3.1 per cent in 2011. They’re all receiving Excluding the onethe other 10 per cent of time HST repayment, the legislated 20 per cent government spending pay holdback because was held to an increase their ministries met their of 2.6 per cent, down Kevin targets. from the 4.3 per cent Falcon A deficit of nearly budgeted. $2.5 billion had been The provincial budgeted. government spent $42.8 billion B.C.’s economy grew by 2.9 last year, with an additional $934 per cent in 2011, third among million going to health, $67

million to education and $51 million to social services. There were cuts in most other areas to offset the HST repayment. Nearly $3.6 billion went to capital spending on schools, universities, hospitals, roads, bridges and other infrastructure. B.C. took in an extra $1 billion in tax revenue last year, half of it from more personal income tax. The provincial debt climbed $2.8 billion to $50.2 billion. B.C.’s taxpayer-supported debtto-GDP ratio — a measure of ability to pay — fell to 16.4 per cent, one of the lowest ratios in North America.

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B.C. doctors have voted to ratify a new four-year master agreement with the province. The B.C. Medical Association said the deal provides $100 million to continue and expand medical programs until 2014 as well as a “modest” lift in doctors’ fees to cover their overhead costs. The fee increase is 0.5 per cent in each of the next two years and would be renegotiated for the final two years of the agreement. It also expands various incentives for family practice doctors to develop care plans for complex care, chronic disease and mental health patients and to increase access to family doctors. But the 92 per cent vote in favour is being contested by a faction of physicians who don’t like how the pot of medical funding is being divided. Those opposed say the outcome is illegitimate because most members didn’t vote and a further 3,000 to 4,000 non-BCMA members couldn’t vote. Dr. Zafar Essak said the agreement will expand the health care bureaucracy and muzzle doctors, who will be barred from speaking up for patients without approval of government officials. “Most doctors are fed up and want to hold the government and the BCMA accountable for the current crisis in our health care system,” Essak said. Also unhapppy is the B.C. Anesthesiologists’ Society, which campaigned for higher pay for its members and went to the brink of a service withdrawal this spring to try to win the right to bargain separately from the BCMA. BCAS executive director Dr. Roland Orfaly said wait lists have grown longer despite greatly increased funding funnelled through the BCMA —now more than $3.6 billion a year. “It’s been a colossal failure at the taxpayers’ expense and simply pouring more money into a dysfunctional BCMA process is not going to make the problem go away,” he said. BCMA officials contend specialist groups like the anesthesiologists, who got much more rapid fee increases than most doctors in past years, are simply irked because their pay is no longer rising as fast under the latest apportionment between physician groups. “They’ve had quite a few increases,” BCMA president Dr. Shelley Ross said. “In tough economic times you’re not going to get as much as you want.”

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Bosa Properties brings parking innovation to Jameson House

Parking without the hassle Bosa Properties is bringing innovation to one of life’s little annoyances with its automated parking system at its Jameson House development in Coal Harbour. “The parking garage would have been 12 levels” if Bosa had gone with a conventional parking system, says Senior Vice-President Daryl Simpson. There are 250 parking spots in the development, and two transfer stations to move the cars. Simpson says the wait time to park and retrieve the car is about two minutes, but it depends on how many others are waiting. “It’s quicker than driving around and around,” he says, adding that this

system is the first of its kind in Canada, and the second-largest in North America. Homeowners pull into the garage and drive their car onto one of the stations. Then, you lock their car and type in your PIN. You can then go up to your home while the machines move the car into one of the spaces below. When you want to retrieve your car, you go back to the garage and type in your PIN. Your car will appear, and you’re on your way. The homes at Jameson House are now sold out, but with the popularity of the automated parking system, it’s only a matter of time until the technology is used elsewhere.

adjust the thermostat and view the inside of your home from a video camera in the centre of the home. The Lakefront homes include some upgrades as standard items, including hardwood floors on the main level and granite countertops in the kitchen, among several other things. The screened porches at the Cottages are referred to as summer rooms, and overlook the landscape. They are perfect for a mid-summer snooze, catching up with a good book or a quiet cup of coffee watching the sunrise. There is no shortage of ways to wile away your time in Osoyoos. The surrounding area itself is rich in things to do, from touring the amazing nearby wineries to floating around on Osoyoos Lake. Hiking and biking trails are

abundant, or you can book a round of golf at one of the golf courses. If you’re around in the winter, winter sports on Mount Baldy are only about 40 minutes away, or you can venture a bit farther afield to Penticton’s Apex Mountain. The price has been one of the biggest draws for people who have already purchased a cottage. “Where else could you get a 930-square-foot detached home, a three-minute barefoot walk from the lake for under $305,000, including all applicable taxes?” asks Van Maren. “Our prices are lower than many new apartment condos that aren’t even on the water.” Cottages start at $305,000. For more information, visit osoyooscottages.com or call 1-855-742-5555.

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Whether you’re looking for a vacation spot for the whole family or a place to retire after years of hard work, you need look no further than The Cottages on Osoyoos Lake, located right on the shores of the beautiful lake. “We found a spectacular waterfront property at a very affordable price, on Canada’s warmest lake,” says Eric Van Maren, Partner of Van Maren Construction Group. “Most people from B.C., and many from Alberta, are familiar with Osoyoos and have vacationed there in the past. A property like The Cottages just can’t be purchased in the Okanagan.” With over 1,500 feet of waterfront, 500 feet of beach, two swimming pools, a 7,000-square-foot clubhouse, 20 acres of lawn, boat slips and walking trails, the Cottages are the perfect spot for families of all sizes. There are three different styles of home available, Van Maren says, and thus truly something for everyone. “The Meadow homes are most appealing for second-home buyers,” he says. “They have lots of open space between the homes where younger children can play with newly made friends. You’re never more than a few minutes walk to the lake and clubhouse.” The Lakeside homes are made for people who want to live right on the water, while the Hillside homes appeal to those looking for somewhere to live year-round, and are larger. There are 14 different two- to four-bedroom floorplans to choose from, ranging from 1,281 square feet

We found a spectacular waterfront property at a very affordable price, on Canada’s warmest lake,” says Eric Van Maren.

including the screened porch and open deck to over 3,000 square feet. Expansive windows on every home and cottage let the natural light pour in and allow you a beautiful view of your surroundings, while the nine-foot ceilings contribute to a great sense of space, no matter the floorplan or how many visitors you have. You will never feel cramped in the homes at The Cottages on Osoyoos Lake. All of the homes offer wood-clad vaulted ceilings. Vinyl-plank flooring throughout the main living space (with hardwood as an optional upgrade) is ready to stand up to plenty of foot traffic, while the plush carpeting on the upper floors is soft and luxurious. Each home includes a Wireless Smart Home Automation/Security system, which allows you to remotely access your cottage from your smartphone, computer or tablet. It gives you the ability to lock or unlock your doors,

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The Cottages on Osoyoos Lake feature wood-clad vaulted ceilings, above, and vinyl-plank flooring thoughout the main living areas, left. Outside, the expansive windows let the light pour in. Many homes are just a barefoot walk from the lake, top, making them the perfect vacation spot.


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Gary Hooge

Personal Real Estate Corporation #1 in 2011 (FVREB 2 Team Member) With over 87 Sales Like new 7 bdrm “Fairmont” plan in Madison Park Estates. Nice quiet area of the development on bright corner lot. High ceilings on main floor, open plan with lots of windows, hardwood & carpet flooring, light maple kitchen with island, and lots of detail including crown mouldings. Upstairs consists of laundry, 4 large bdrms, master has 2 walk-in closets, and luxurious 5 pce ensuite including soaker tub & sep shower. Professionally fin bsmt with 2 or 3 bdrms, 2 full baths, unauthorized suite with sep laundry and entrance. This is an outstanding home close to schools, shopping & community centre. 9073 217 St., Langley

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Beautifully maintained custom built rancher $ on large (60x140) fully fenced lot on excellent ili 22x66 walls, ll street on the hill in Murrayville. 9 Ft Ft. ceilings, treated shake roof & more. Master has full ensuite & walk-in closet and patio doors to massive rear sundeck. Bright sunken liv/rm with Valor gas fireplace. Raised oak kitchen with eating area. There is also access to rear deck from fam/rm. Lots of glass block, updated furnace, heated 4 ft. crawl, beautiful raised cedar garage doors & new exposed aggregate driveway. This is a great home. 4569 217B St Langley

599,900

NEW FORT LANGLEY HOME

New executive 2 storey $ with fully finished inground bsmt including “Legal bsmt suite” (with sep laundry) in historic Fort Langley. All high end finishing, huge deluxe gourmet kitchen, high ceilings with lots of detailing, in a “Great Room” concept design. Oversized garage & RV parking & superior exterior finishing. 4 oversized bdrms up, master has deluxe ensuite & walk-in closet. Heat pump included, for heat efficiency & air conditioning comfort. There is a bonus area & extra bath finished in bsmt. 3 high caliber golf courses within minutes. HST included, 2 other ¼ acre lots available for your custom plan. 88 Ave & Wright Street, Fort Langley.

1,280,000

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649,900

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Nicely renovated 2,086 S.F. rancher on 4.88 se$ lectively cleared acres with shop, in the heart of Brookswood. 20x30 with 30x111 & 18 18x10 10 llean-tos. t 12 Ft ceilings. water power. Lots of updates; on demand H/W system, furnace, gutters and newer paint. Huge raised oak country kitchen with island, gas stove and new dishwasher. 13x60 ft southern exposed private patio with top of the line 6 person hot tub. Deluxe 10x12 garden shed & all new paint on exterior. Quiet street, no easements or right of ways and flat sandy loam soil. All on city water & updated septic. 3875 212 St. Langley

1,199,000

SUITE BASEMENT ON .9 ACRE

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AUTUMN RIDGE

Big bsmt home on $ private, flat & fenced .9 acre lot in Fernridge. 1 Block from shopping, restaurants, transit and, City water & sewer. House built to one side for excellent future potential. 1 Bdrm unauth suite down, plus bonus famrm for upstairs. Upstairs has tile floors in kitchen, eat/area & Dinrm. Huge bathrm with jetted tub, sep shower & skylight. Master has walk-in closet. 17x16 Sundeck with gas BBQ hookup. 25x27 Pad to build shop & 10x20 construction trailer included. New roof & hot water tank. 19924 24 Ave. Langley

737,000

First time offered for sale, rare 16.6 acres zoned SR-1 $ 1,950,000 in Strawberry ce & dry sandy Hills. 2 Road frontages, nice loam soil currently in raspberries, helps keep property taxes & assessments low. Great location directly south of D.W. Poppy high school. Nice property to build an estate and wait for the future. 52 Ave & 237 St.

WILLOW CREEK

Nicely located 2 bdrm, 2 bath, & 2 $ parking spaces in “Autumn Ridge” on the hill in Murrayville. Bright spacious condo with view of Mountains. New carpets, kitchen appliances, in all white kitchen, plus other updates. Mbdrm has walk-in closet & large ensuite. Gas fireplace in livrm (gas incl in maintenance fees). Easy level walking to parks, shopping, restaurants, & schools. No age restriction, 1 pet allowed. #213 22015 48 Ave. Langley

Perfect layout in this very well $ 169,900 cared for SW corner unit in building 3 in Willow Estates. ow Creek Estates 2 Patios, (Mbdrm has its’ own private patio), with both having a beautiful view of the creek & green spaces. New flooring, neutral colours, 2 bdrms, 2 bathrms, large kitchen & more. Quick possession no problem. This is a great home! #326 27358 32 Ave., Aldergrove

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229,900

Meticulous & fully renovated home in beautiful “Fernridge Park”. 2 $ parking spots (one covered) easy maintenance lot & storage shed. Private covered deck, new furnace, hot water tank & central air conditioning, all new flooring, baseboards (tile in kitchen, laundry & baths). New lighting, wall switches, interior doors & blinds. S/S appliances in kitchen plus new back splashes, hardware & newer high end washer & dryer. This is a beautiful open plan with vaulted ceiling, skylight, full ensuite & famrm and nicely located in quiet part of the park. #228 20071 24 Ave. Langley

109,000

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This 3 bdrm home with a light oak kitchen is bright and spacious, in mint condition and ready to move in. Freshly painted exterior, and updated thermo windows. Close to a neighbourhood park, schools, restaurants and Willowbrook Shopping Mall. If you are a first time buyer, investor or making the leap from a condo or townhouse, this is an awesome family home in a quiet neighbourhood with loads of curb appeal situated on a large (5,251 S/F) nicely landscaped and very private fully fenced backyard. 19416 61 Ave. Cloverdale

“Orangewood” Rarely available, 2 storey end unit with Master $ Bdrm on main. Nice layout, den & large laundry plus 3 pce bath on main. LLarge M Master, his & hers closets and full 4 pce ensuite, Livrm with vaulted ceiling, gas fireplace & patio doors to private patio, plus good size oak kitchen. Open loft up with Murphy bed plus extra bdrm with 2 pce ensuite. Garage plus open parking for RV. This is a great 35+ complex. New furnace & hot water tank. #1206 21937 48 Ave. Langley

329,900

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Tastefully updated 2,270 Sq. Ft. bright & open 2 $ level on large private lot on great street in desirable ‘Newlands” area. Open entry ceilings, try with high ceilings vaulted ceilings in livgrm with gas fireplace. Large kitchen with island, S/S appliances & attached famrm with gas fireplace. Patio doors open to professionally landscaped & private yard with extensive patio & gazebo over hot tub. 3 bdrms up, master has walk-in & 4 pce ensuite (soaker tub & sep shower). 4th bdrm/office on main. New vinyl windows, H/W tank, micro, roof, all new flooring, garage door and all new paint. 4854 209 St. Langley

569,000

RANCHER WITH BSMT ON 1.32 ACRES

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Take the long private $ lane off 72 Avenue to the end, there you will see your beautiful Cape Cod on your completely mpletely private park like 5 acre retreat. Light solid maple kitchen with high end (Wolf stove) S/S appliances. All wood windows, French doors off living/rm lead to 24x28 patio with sunken hot tub & outdoor shower in private backyard. Main part of upstairs has 3 bdrms, master has deluxe 3 pce ensuite & walk-in closet. 2nd staircase leads above (24x24) garage to the games room & 4th bdrm, plus an office at back of garage. New paint, hidden gutters & more. 25403 72 Ave. Langley

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Updated Westcoast Contemporary rancher with bright walkout bsmt on $ beautifully landscaped 1.32 acres. No expense spared on updates incl. a beautiful new custom kitchen w/island, granite, S/S built-ins & E/A. Bright open grt room plan with large high windows, vaulted & beamed ceilings, central F/Pl, elevator & multiple sliders to large exposed aggregate wrap around patio. Main floor includes den & 2 deluxe Mbdrms each with F/Pl, ensuite & sliders to patio. Fully fin bsmt includes unauth nanny suite, theatre room, recrm w/wood stove, games room, 3rd bdrm, laundry & storage. Separate triple garage plus a 31x14 insul shop with 220 wiring & studio above. 8234 196 St. Langley

999,900

SPLIT LEVEL ON 10.22 ACRES

WOW! 10.22 acres with remodeled $ 949,000 split level home for $949,000. Huge new maple kitchen & vinyl windows, 4 full baths, 1 bdrm unauth suite with sep laundry. Master has 4 pc ensuite. There is sep hook ups for a mobile home. Cleared useable land, but all other out buildings have no commercial value. Great opportunity here! 23693 16 Ave. Langley

Flat useable 10+ acres with $ incredible Gold1,499,000 en Ears Mtn. view. Huge shop with lots of power & high doors for working on trucks. 3 commercial vehicles allowed in this zoning. Small home in livable condition. Great location, quiet yet close to everything. 20617 102B Ave. Langley

RANCHER ON ONE ACRE

Great street appeal on this “Strawberry $ 699,900 Hills” rancher on Saddlehorn Cres. Beautiful 1 acre lot with lots of frontage, South facing private ravine lot with in-ground pool. Lots of room to build your shop. All new vinyl windows, upgraded furnace, 3 bathrms including a 3 pce ensuite, raised oak kitchen, valor gas fireplace & more. This is a very nice package. 4543 Saddlehorn Cres.

520,000 1/4 ACRE BUILDING LOT $

“Rare” & ready for your custom plan or plans available. Building lot will take inground basement. Call Gary for more details. 88 Ave & Wright Street. Fort Langley

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$ Future develop715,000 ment potential and/or a great location to build your dream house. 1.21 Acres, 173 Ft frontage, sandy gravel base for easy construction. Older rancher & detached shop, rented @ $1,100.00 per month on a month to month basis. 20945 42 Ave. Langley

Super clean 3 bdrm in McMillan Place. $ Master has new 249,900 quality carpets & walk-in closet, decore electrical switches & light fixtures, renovated powder on main, updated fridge & new dishwasher & kitchen floor. Private patio and large open yard to common area. Good size storage area off entry and 2 parking spots. This is a great unit in a nice family complex, with easy level walking to schools, parks transit & shopping. #28 20307 53 Ave. Langley

Beautifully maintained 2 level plus $ fully finished bsmt with deluxe 1 bdrm legal suite with sep laundry in “Hillcrest st Estates” Estates”. Easy walking to shopping, transit, schools & parks. Corner fenced lot. Very bright with lots of windows, vaulted ceiling in livrm & 9’ ceiling thru the rest of the main floor. Stunning dark shaker cabinets in kitchen. 3 Large bdrms up, Master with walk-in & 5 pce ensuite & large open loft area. Deluxe 1 bdrm suite with large white kitchen, S/S appliances, tile floors, laundry & sep. entrance. 6581 188 St. Cloverdale

584,900

Approx $30,000 spent in recent upgrades on this spacious & bright open floor plan 2 bdrm $ & 2 bathrm top corner unit with view of Mt. Baker. Updates include beautiful cherry wood wide plank laminate floors, new carpet in bdrms, new SS kitchen appliances, updated bathrooms & the unit is freshly painted. Large kitchen with new countertops, faucet & light fixtures. Angled gas fireplace in livrm and lots of windows with new custom window coverings. Large 10x14 deck, sep. laundry with high end Maytag W/dryer. Maint. includes gas & Hot Water. Building recently rainscreened, new deck coverings & new roof. #310 20894 57 Ave. Langley

239,900


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ABBOTSFORD - ONE OF THE NICEST TOWNHOUSES YOU WILL EVER SEE One of the nicest townhouses in one of the nicest complexes in Abbotsford. You will fall in love with Country Lane. This super quiet complex is very inviting and perfect for raising a family. The home itself feels more like a home than a townhome and you will appreciate the 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and huge family and living rooms. Plus no need to worry about upgrading kitchens or baths, it’s already been done. Make an appointment to see this one for yourself. Just minutes from everything. Note new price! $ 31255 Upper Maclure Road, Abbotsford 298,900

Just listed! 2.41 acres with approx. 21,000 sq ft building built by current owners. Ideal for continued church/temple use, or possibly school, nursing home, offices or combined with an industrial use. Modern, level entry design has spacious foyer that separates an approx. 300 seat auditorium, large fellowship room with kitchen, & connects to 9 large classrooms, plus admin. offices. Building has an elevator, lots of storage space, & has been very well maintained & updated. Lots of paved parking. Currently occupied but quick possession is possible or may be leased back for up to 2 years if buyer wishes. Call Alan now for more details & viewing!

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ABBOTSFORD WEST - ALMOST NEW AND PRICED TO MOVE! This is one spotless home. Plus it’s priced under the assessed value. The most meticulous buyer will enjoy the gleaming hardwood floors, and the maple kitchen. This 4 bedroom 1 bath home even provides room for the inlaws to visit. With tons of storage in a newer neighborhood why pass it by? Call Verne Stel today to see this one for yourself 604-857-1100. 27691 Lantern Avenue, Abbotsford

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Are you looking for a secure unit in an adult oriented complex? You have found it here. This rancher style upper unit has lots of appeal. Enjoy its large windows and south facing kitchen and family room with vaulted ceilings making it bright and airy. Almost 1400 square feet in an adult oriented complex at the end of a no through road within walking distance of a new shopping center, this unit is sure to please. Call Verne Stel today and book your showing. #7 5760 174 Street, Cloverdale

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Mail or drop off submissions to 20258 Fraser Hwy.; e-mail datebook@langleytimes.com Or go online at www.langleytimes.com to post your event. Click on calendar and ‘add event.’ Datebook is a free community service for non-profit organizations published twice a week.

TUESDAY

REGISTRATION • City Summer Series happens every OPENS Tuesday and Thursday during the month of DECEMBER 1, 2012free games, crafts, arts August and provides and activities all sumer long. People of all ages are invited to drop in between 10a.m. and noon to participate. Douglas Park Spirit Square, 20550 Douglas Crescent. www.city. langley.bc.ca • Langley Meals on Wheels Service Society Food & Friends in the Willowbrook/Willoughby area takes place twice a month on the second and fourth Tuesday. The new location is at the Renaissance Retirement Residences at 6676 203 St. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $3. Register by calling 604-539-0571. • Langley Newcomers and Friends is a social group open to all women. We meet the first Tuesday of the month at W.C. Blair Recreation Centre at 7:30 p.m. Email newcomers@hotmail.com.

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY • Langley Meals on Wheels will host a book signing at the Walnut Grove Library, 8889 Walnut Grove Dr., on Thursday, Aug. 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Our book, Reminiscences, Recipes and Remedies is a collection of memories from Langley seniors. Come and purchase a book, meet some of the authors, listen to their stories and have your copy personally autographed. • Take time to research a meaningful career, work and lifestyle. This tuition-free (administrative costs apply) daytime program held on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9:20 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., runs Sept. 6 to Dec. 14. Information session on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 10:30 a.m. in Room 2075 at the Langley campus of Kwantlen. Please RSVP to Mary Ann Becher 604-599-3443 or maryann. becher@kwantlen.ca. • Sharing and Caring Social at the Langley Seniors Recreation and Resource Centre will run every second week through August. Next one is Aug. 23. • Langley Amateur Radio Association (LARA) meets first Thursday of the month (unless otherwise advised) at 1900 hrs local; at Brookswood Firehall #5, 20355 32 Ave. Coffee and sweets provided. For more information email: Al ajmunnik@shaw.ca or Don dondee@shaw.ca.

• The Langley Community Chorus begins their fall/Christmas season on Wednesday, Sept. 5. Join them for their combined registration and meet ‘n greet at the Langley Community Music School, 4899 207 St. Registration is at 6:30 p.m. 7:20 p.m. followed by the first rehearsal at 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. All soprano, alto, tenor and bass voices are welcome and there is no audition required. This is their 20th year of singing FRIDAY for the Langley community. For additional • Are you Gay, Bi-sexual or just not sure? membership information, complete chorus Need a safe place to talk? Hominum Fraser history, plus an email link to the membership Valley is an informal discussion and support secretary, visit www.langleychorus.org. group to help gay, bi-sexual and questioning • Wednesday Evening Summer Walks men with the challenges of being married, meet at Douglas Park Rec Centre at 7 p.m. separated or single. Next meeting 7:30 p.m. on for carpooling. Please call leaders for where Friday, Aug. 31. For info and meeting location, to meet at the rec centre or at designated call Art 604-462-9813 or Don 604-329-9760. park and to let them know to expect you. • Young Widows Group meets for coffee The walks are about two hours long and are and conversation. at the Mocha Room Cafe, open to all naturalist clubs and members of 20300 Fraser Hwy. on Fridays at 9 a.m. For the public (adults and children but no pets, REGISTRATION information call 604-510-2610. OPENS please). Please wear suitable walking shoes, light jackets, bring water, binoculars and bug DECEMBER 1, 2012 SATURDAY spray. Call 604-888-1787 or 604-888-7261. • Valley Fushsia & Geranium Club show/ • Classics Book Club Join the lively competition and bake sale, from 10:30 a.m. discussion at this new book club and get to 3 p.m. Aug. 25 at St. Andrews Church Hall, acquainted with the great books of world 20955 Old Yale Rd. For more information, call literature. Meets on the first Wednesday of 604-591-3262. every month at 7 p.m. at Murrayville library. • Summer Sounds Buskers Festival every First meeting is Sept. 5. Please phone the Satudary until Sept. 1. Check out the talented library for more information or to register for buskers from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fraser this free program 604-533-0339 Highway between 204 Street and 206 Street. • Fort Langley Library Knitting Circle meets Visit www.downtownlangley.com. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Drop-in. Bring your knitting • Langley’s International Festival Aug. to the library and enjoy the companionship 25, and 26 at Willoughby Community Park, of working with others on your project. 7888 200 St. The festival highlights Canada’s Beginners welcome. cultural mosaic by having more than 70 • Opus One Women’s Ensemble meets 7 p.m. countries display their traditions. For more to 9 p.m. in the choir room at R.E. Mountain details visit www.internationalfestival.ca, or Secondary School 7755 202A St. This threecall 604-514-2294 to sponsor the festival part women’s choir accepts new members (no experience necessary) throughout the year. MONDAY No audition. For more info email opusonewe@ • Langley Meals on Wheels has expanded gmail.com. its Food and Friends program in the City of • Langley Quilters’ Guild meets the fourth Langley. New location is Yanaki Sushi, 20477 Wednesday of every month at George Preston Fraser Hwy. (across from Value Village). Recreation Centre, 20699 42 Ave. Day meeting They will host F&F on the second and fourth is noon to 3 p.m.; evening meeting is 7 p.m. to Monday of the month, starting on Sept. 10. 9 p.m. Contact Nancy Walker at 604-534-1013 Cost to participate is $3. RSVP to 604-514or www.langleyquiltersguild.com. 2940.

Go to www.langleytimes.com to post your event. Click on calendar and ‘add event.’

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PRACTICE CLOSURE To all Patients of Dr. H.D. Cooper,

As most of you will be aware of by now, as of AUGUST 28th, 2012 I will be closing my practice. In order to have a summary of your medical records forwarded to your new family practitioner, you will be able to contact me by mail at the following address:

c/o Valley Centre Medical Clinic 19851 Willowbrook Dr, Langley, BC V2Y 1A7. Faxed requests can be sent to: 604-534-1463. I can also be contacted through the following email address:

HDouglasCooperMD@gmail.com

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I would like to express how fortunate I consider myself to have been a part of Langley for the last 29 years. I in particular wish to thank my patients for the privilege of attending to them. It has been a most memorable shared journey. My sincere best wishes to you all,

H. Douglas Cooper, M.D.


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public notices

The Township of Langley Civic Facility and Operations Centre will be closed Monday, September 3 for Labour Day.

Temporary Road Closure: 36 Avenue

Be Wildlife Aware on the Road

Please be advised that a temporary closure on 36 Avenue between 200 Street and 202 Street will be in effect from 7am on Tuesday, September 4 until 7pm on Friday, October 5. The closure is required as the culvert for Anderson Creek on 36 Avenue is being replaced. Traffic control will be on site to provide residents with a safe means of travel during the closure.

The Township of Langley is home to a diversity of wildlife habitat. Our residents share the area with many types of animals – large and WARNING small. Preservation Langley has a large wildlife population of wildlife habitat is Watch out for animals crossing, considered in planning particularly at dawn and dusk all of Langley’s communities – let’s keep USE CAUTION them safe! ON ROADS Help protect our wildlife by respecting road signs and obeying posted speed limits. Motorists should use extra caution in the early morning and evening hours. Slow down and watch for animals crossing, especially on arterial roads such as 208 Street, 88 Avenue, 80 Avenue, 72 Avenue and the Willowbrook Connector.

Monday, September 10 | 7 - 11pm Regular Council Meeting Civic Facility Fraser River Presentation Theatre Township of Langley Civic Facility 20338 - 65 Avenue, Langley V2Y 3J1 604.534.3211 | tol.ca

langley events centre Coming Events Langley Thunder Lacrosse (WLA) League Finals Thu Aug 23 7:45pm vs. Coquitlam - game 3 Mon Aug 27 7:45pm vs. Coquitlam - game 5 (if nec) Fri Aug 31 7:45pm vs. Coquitlam - game 7 (if nec)

Pan American Men’s U23 Volleyball Cup Sept. 25-30 Teams include Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Mexico, Dominican Republic and Canada. Tickets now on sale – visit ticketmaster.ca

The Langley Events Centre is located at 7888 - 200 Street For ticket information, contact Langley Events Centre 604.882.8800 • langleyeventscentre.com

public notice Where Is Your Green Can Today? Reminders Are Coming! Properties that receive municipal garbage collection will soon find a sad red face sticker asking “Where’s your Green Can today?” if no Green Can is set out on collection day. This sticker is another reminder to start using the Green Can program and remove food scraps from the garbage, as per bylaw No.4845. All food scraps, bones, paper towels, napkins, and soiled paper are to go into Green Cans. Everyone’s participation is an important step towards reducing garbage destined for the landfill. Engineering Division 604.532.7300 tol.ca/greencan

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Tuesday, September 4 | 7:30 - 9:30pm Heritage Advisory Committee Civic Facility Salmon River Committee Room

public notices

36 AVE.

Engineering Division 604.533.6006

Road Closed

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Willoughby Community Park: Temporary Spray Park Closure The Spray Park at Willoughby Community Park in the 7700 block of 202A Street will be closed for Bard in the Valley’s presentation of “Twelfth Night”: Saturday, August 25 – starting at 6pm Sunday, August 26 – 2pm to 4:30pm Scott Johnson Parks Fields Coordinator 604.532.3538

Cell Towers: Regulation and Processes The federal government, through Industry Canada, is responsible for regulating radiocommunication. This includes approving each site on which radio apparatus, including antenna systems such as cell phone towers, may be located, based on Industry Canada’s general and specific technical requirements. In exercising its mandate, Industry Canada believes that it is important that antenna systems be deployed in a manner that considers local surroundings. In this regard, Industry Canada requires proponents of cell towers to follow local government policies with respect to public notification. In the Township of Langley, local requirements are contained in the Telecommunications Tower Master Plan Policy, which requires proponents to hold a community consultation meeting as part of the public consultation process. Residents with questions or comments about the proposed tower can make their views known through this public consultation process. Public input obtained by the proponents at the meeting is passed on to Township staff, for presentation to Township Council. Council does not have the authority to approve or reject cell tower applications. Council’s ability is limited to either objecting or not objecting to such installations in its referrals to Industry Canada. Council does not have legislated authority to do anything else. Should Council have no objection to the proposed installation, the proponent will be permitted by Industry Canada to proceed, subject to compliance with their requirements. In the event that Council expresses objections that are considered by Industry Canada to be relevant and the proponent still wishes to proceed with an installation, Industry Canada will make a final decision as to whether to:

Using a running hose to wash your car can waste up to 400 litres of water. Using a bucket and a sponge with a trigger nozzle on the hose you can save 300 litres of that water. These nozzles are included in the Township’s outdoor water saving kit, which are available for $15 at any recreation centre.

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Rain barrels are an ideal tool for watering the garden and reducing pressure on our water system during the summer months. These barrels hold 190 litres of water and include one overflow hose and one on/off tap. They can be picked up for $35 each at the Operations Centre. Limit one rain barrel per Township household. Residential use only.

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Blooms fading on Gibbs Nurseryland NATASHA JONES Times Reporter

For 60 years, the flowers tumbling from hanging baskets and three acres of plants and shrubs at Gibbs Nurseryland have offered motorists a visual treat as they drive the grey-black tarmac of 200 Street. By the end of September, the colour will have faded from Gibbs as the business is closing. The property, three acres on the southeast corner of 200 Street and 80 Avenue, was bought last November by Langley Township for $5,750,000.The municipality gave Gibbs Nurseryland owners Dave and Sharon Preston a year to wind down their business. For customers, it all ends on Sept. 30. “It’s bitter sweet,” Sharon Preston said,“because we weren’t quite ready to be moving.” The couple have retained the company name, and although retirement has crept into their conversation, they are keeping open the option to owning another nursery in another place, with the same name. “We’re not closing the door to re-opening, but no property seems desirable,” she said, adding that

customers are quite sad that the garden centre is closing,“but are happy for us.” “Some have shopped here since 200 Street was a dirt road. Some are very broken hearted.” For many customers, going to Gibbs for their Christmas tree, floral Thanksgiving arrangement or spring bulbs became a tradition on which memories are built. The news came as a jolt for the staff, some of whom have worked with the Prestons since they bought the business almost 20 years ago. “They are finding it quite hard. We are a close knit family,” Sharon said.“It will be an adjustment for everyone. “We never realized how much community support there is and how many people are upset that we are leaving. Customers have been awesome. It’s been great for us and we wouldn’t do it any other way. “It’s been a wonderful experience.” Other nurseries have already approached the Prestons with a view to hiring some of their staff, while other workers are finding work in other areas of the industry, including learning landscape design. Manager Randall Wittet has been with Gibbs for 16 years. He is hoping to find work with the

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Jennifer Fruno arranges trays of bergonias, the last of the summer flowers at Gibbs Nurseryland which is closing at the end of September. Township’s parks department. His colleague Jennifer Fruno is returning to school to study greenhouse and nursery production. “It’s been a fabulous 16 years,” Wittet said. He thanked the thousands of

customers “who have been loyal to us over the many, many years, from all over the Lower Mainland.” Scott Thompson, the Township’s property manager, said that there are no immediate plans to demolish the buildings.

The property abuts the northwest corner of the Township’s Events Centre property which covers about 25 acres. Acting mayor Grant Ward said that council will be asked to consider a number of possibilities for the Gibbs Nurseryland property. These include a hotel, restaurant, a theatre that would attract live acts, and some commercial elements. Ward said that he personally feels the property “is an ideal location for a community gaming facility.” He added that he would “like to see the highest and best use for that land.” Ward favours a joint venture with private enterprise.

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Braedon Dolfo (left to right), Dustin Walsh and Dylan Williamson are representing Canada at the Paralympic Games in London. Dolfo has competed for Canada internationally before, but this will be his first Paralympic Games. This will be Walsh’s third Paralympic Games and the first for Williamson, his guide runner. Gary AHUJA/Langley Times

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hile representing your country means something special to every athlete, it holds a little added significance for Braedon Dolfo. Born in Kingstown, St. Vincent, an island country in the Caribbean Sea, life could have turned out very differently for Dolfo. Dolfo was adopted at 18 months old by Brent and Diana Dolfo, with the family first in Coquitlam before settling in Langley. As a toddler, Dolfo developed cataracts and chronic uveitis. He was later diagnosed with glaucoma, an eye disease which over time damages the optic nerve and impairs vision. It can deteriorate to the point of complete blindness. Dolfo underwent several surgeries to try and correct the problem, but at age 11, he lost the majority of his field of vision. His vision now is best described as peering through a straw, unable to see what is on either side of him. “Representing Canada means a lot,” the 18-year-old said following a recent training

session at North Surrey medals at a pair of major meets Secondary. for Canada, winning bronze “Being adopted and coming in the high jump at the 2011 to Canada, it just brings a lot IPC world championships and more meaning. then another bronze in the T13 “It is almost like being saved 100m race at the 2011 Parapan from a life of poverty. American Games. Dolfo also “I could holds several have been Canadian completely records. blind on an At 18 island where years of age I would — and just have just two months been sitting removed on the side, from high maybe selling school bananas or graduation something at Langley for my family.” Secondary — Dolfo left Braedon Dolfo Dolfo goes to for London with paralympic athlete London on Tuesday, no pressure. where Not that he will he doesn’t represent expect to Canada at the Paralympic contend for a medal. Games. “I am just looking forward to The Games run Aug. 29 to getting there and enjoying the Sept. 12. environment,” he said. Dolfo will run in the 100m, “It is not a pressure meet 200m and 4x100 events.The for me. Right now, the goal is latter event features another 2016, so just go in and have local runner, Dylan Williamson, fun and compete. the guide runner for Dustin “When the 2016 Games Walsh, who is completely come around, it won’t feel blind. (see page 39). as big (having that London Dolfo only joined the paraexperience).” athletic national team in 2010, The past few months have but since then has captured been all about London, training

“Representing your country is an amazing thing.”

six days a week at the track, and then retreating home for ice baths and proper nutrition. Not that he is complaining. “The sacrifice is definitely worth the reward,” he said. “What 18-year-old gets to go to the Olympics?” Dolfo has been feeling the Olympic buzz ever since early July when Pacific Sport Fraser Valley held a send-off party at Willoughby Community Park for local athletes heading to London. “It was a proud moment to be able to wear the Canadian flag,” he described. “Being an athlete that gets to represent your country and go to the Olympics is an amazing thing. “You get to see little kids smiling and coming up to you and asking for pictures and autographs. “It means the world to them and it really means the world to you.You are inspiring people.” Dolfo will be joined in London by his parents, his younger siblings — 15-year-old Keynan and 13-year-old Tanika — as well as grandparents. Following the Games, Dolfo will begin his first year at Trinity Western, where he will also compete on the Spartans’ track and field team.


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Dustin Walsh (left) and Dylan Williamson run stride for stride during a recent training session at North Surrey Secondary. Walsh is completely blind and runs holding a tether with Williamson.

he first time Dylan Williamson watched Dustin Walsh and his guide runner in action, he was amazed at the synchronicity between the two men. Guide runners are used for visually impaired or blind athletes, with the two either running in unison by holding either end of a short tether, or with the guide running behind the athlete, giving verbal instructions as they make their way around the track. The athletes must be within 50 cm of one another and the guide runner cannot pull their runner or cross the finish line ahead of their partner. Williamson, a 22-year-old from Langley, was being brought in as a potential replacement for Steve Walters, Walsh’s guide runner of the past seven years. The 29-year-old Walsh was left blind at birth by glaucoma. “You obviously need a good physical match so you can

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But a nagging heel injury changed all that and now, just 16 months after he started as a guide runner, Williamson is also off to London. “I started 2012 not expecting to go, so it was a pretty big surprise,” he said. “I am super excited. Growing up, I never thought this would happen.” Williamson said he is extremely privileged to have been selected, both as a guide runner, and to represent Canada. “Running with Dusty has been I think the best experience in my life,” Williamson added. “And going to the Olympics, it is just an honour for me.” For Walsh, who grew up in Coquitlam and now lives in New Westminster, this is his third Paralympic Games. He competed in Athens in 2004, placing fifth in the T11

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400m race and was 11th in Beijing four years later. Walsh was 11th in the 400m race after suffering through a hip flexor and quad injury. Walsh is running two events in London: the 4x100 relay — alongside Braedon Dolfo (page 38) — and the 400m, and he feels good about his chances. “I have been to two medal ceremonies and had to watch, which is a very frustrating thing,” he said. Walsh said he is one of the lucky athletes who has enough funding where he does not have to work and can concentrate solely on his training. “That is a really fortunate position, because not everyone gets the chance,” he said. He also likes his new role as a mentor of sorts to Williamson and other younger athletes. When Walsh began running with Walters, there was a seven year age gap between the two with Walsh being the

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younger of the two. That is the same gap between Walsh and Williamson “I definitely learned a ton from (Steve) over the years, so it is really cool to pass along what he has taught me,” he said. “I am definitely not perfect, but I try and put out an example that other younger athletes can try and learn from.” Williamson, who will attend Trinity Western in the fall to study to become an athletic therapist, hopes this is just the start of his career as a guide runner. “If Dusty is going to keep it up, I would love to be there with him (in Rio 2016).” Walsh will have his parents in London, and his aunt and uncle may also attend. Since Williamson only found out a few months ago he was going to London, only his mom was able to get time off to travel to London.

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finished tied for sixth at the Canadian Tour’s Jamieson WFCU Winsdor Roseland Charity Classic in Windsor, Ont. over the weekend. Allenby shot an opening round 65 and followed up with a 69. He closed with rounds of 70 and 72 to finish with a 276 four-under par, six strokes back of top spot. So far this season,Allenby had made the cut in five of six Canadian Tour events and his top finish was a tie for third. Allenby golfed collegiately at Texas El-Paso and then Oregon State University. He graduated from Langley Secondary in 2002. ••••• Playing in a tournament named in honour of his late twin brother, Langley’s Jesse Reichelt finished tied for fourth at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s Dylan Reichelt Memorial. The event was held at

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Passed away peacefully at Simpson Manor in Fort Langley at the age of 86. Predeceased by her husband W. T. (Bill) Rogers in September 2001 & brothers Bobby & Ronnie Nelson. Survived by daughter Kathryn Smith (Arnie), sons David & Jamie, grandchildren Steven, Karen (Brian), Grant & great grandchildren Sean, Lee & Robyn. Born in Burnaby, BC, she lived in Fort Langley for over 50 years, worked at the BC Telephone Company (Telus) & was an active member of the St. Andrews United Church in Fort Langley. She will be fondly remembered by her sister-in-law Ruth Nelson, brother-in-law Tom Hunter, nieces Margaret, Beverley, Mary-Jane, Elizabeth & Jennifer, nephews Brian & Bradley. Her enjoyment of family & friends always included cooking, the horse industry, salmon fishing at Pender Harbour, BC winters in Palm SpringsRancho Mirage, CA. The neighbours & friends in Fort Langley were a very special & important part of her life. Thank you to Dr. Steven Hansen & staff for the care & friendship throughout her life & to the management & 2 floor nursing staff at Simpson Manor for the outstanding personal care & comfort they provided her. To Ruth Nelson, Bernice Reid, Lenna Manly, Lou Ringuette, Greta King, Elaine Pokomy & Jean Hope, thank you for the warm & caring friendship you extended & shared with her. As requested, no service. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her name to (St. Andrews United Church-Fort Langley), United Churches of Langley, 21562 Old Yale Rd, Langley, BC V3A 4M8.

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Donaldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fine Foods is a progressive and growing specialty meats processing and distribution company serving both international and domestic markets. As we continue to grow, we are seeking qualiďŹ ed candidates to join our team. We are currently recruiting for: Warehouse Manager The successful candidate will be required to manage the warehouse team which consists of shippers, receivers, drivers, forklift operators as well as liaise with the inside sales team and purchasing department.

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

Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.bc.ca

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The preferred candidate will have: â&#x20AC;˘ A sound technical/mechanical background â&#x20AC;˘ Demonstrated superior performance in material handling, shipping/ receiving and inventory management â&#x20AC;˘ Understanding and knowledge of safety programs â&#x20AC;˘ Effective interpersonal, communication and organizational skills â&#x20AC;˘ Strong supervisory experience and related product knowledge â&#x20AC;˘ Knowledge of export process is an assest Donaldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fine Foods offers a competitive salary and beneďŹ ts package. Please send covering letter and resume to: careers@donaldsďŹ nefoods.com or fax 604-875-6031

The Board of Education of School District No. 34 (Abbotsford) The Abbotsford School District invites applications from qualiďŹ ed candidates for the following ON-CALL position:

CASUAL LIBRARY TECHNICIANS CASUAL TEACHING ASSISTANTS/ YOUTH CARE WORKERS CASUAL TEACHING ASSISTANTS/ YOUTH CARE WORKERS - ABORIGINAL For posting details please visit http://hr.sd34.bc.ca/careers Interested applicants should submit a detailed resume with covering letter and supporting documents to our Human Resources Department via email at hr@sd34.bc.ca.

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GROCERY STORE PRODUCT SAMPLERS Need To Get Out Of The House, Talk To People & Create Extra Income? Try part-time work as a Food Demonstrator 6-10 days a month in Thrifty Foods, Safeway, Save-On-Foods, Price Smart, London Drugs and more! Job Description: You must be outgoing, able to work on your own, enjoy talking to people & doing basic cooking. Great for men & women, seniors, retirees & mature adults. Availability: Fri & Sat and/or Sat & Sun (the 2 days vary; you need to be available any 2 of the 3 days). from 11-5, 11-6 or 12-6. Requirements: • Fully fluent in English • Able to stand 6-7 hr./day • Own a vehicle to carry supplies • Be well groomed & bondable • Able to carry medium weight equipment into stores. Pay starts at $10.50/hr.

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Required for an Alberta Trucking Company. One Class 1 Driver. Must have a minimum of 5 years experience pulling low boys and driving off road. Candidate must be able to pass a drug test and be willing to relocate to Edson, Alberta. Fax resumes to: 780-725-4430 SUTCO Contracting Ltd. has increased our fleet. We have openings for experienced drivers in our flatbed division. Late model equipment, steady work, extended benefits, satellite dispatch, e-logs and fully assigned tractors. We need drivers experienced with flat-bed work, US capable an asset, some Canada Only runs available. Please fax resume and current abstract 1250-357-2009. Contact 1-888-3572612 Ext 230 or check us out www.sutco.ca

RING UP

Training provided in North Burnaby.

Call JMP Marketing toll-free at 604-294-3424, press ext. 30 JMP Marketing Services Reliable since 1979

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JOB FAIR 20+ warehouse positions 19332 24th Ave. Thursday August 23 9:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.

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Job Opportunity Offers: · Great shift(s) with 3 days off! · Day or Evening Shifts Available · Warehouse experience an asset · On the job training provided · Fairly physical environment (walking, climbing and lifting up to 50 lbs.) · $10.75 per hour to start · Regular performance and wage reviews · OTHER UNIQUE PERKS!

Call now at 604-336-8144 to reserve an interview spot or show up with a resume on August 23rd, 2012 between 9a.m.-3p.m. only! & be guaranteed an interview. Searching for your dream home or selling it? This is the location. Listings include everything from acreage, farms/ranches to condos and waterfront homes. Visit bcclassified.com

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Do you want to: • Work a Tuesday – Saturday schedule? • Work a Sunday – Thursday schedule? • Work a Monday – Friday night schedule? …or tell us what works for you! We can work with our available options to help create the position you have been waiting for – we are busy in the West! Get into the Driver’s seat with a recognized industry leader earning the income you deserve! Are you a quality Class 1 Driver or Owner Operator? Our Recruiters are ready to take your call!

1.800.462.4766 Recruit@BisonTransport.com www.bisondriving.com Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

DENWILL THE DRIVE OF EXCELLENCE

BULK PETROLEUM Denwill, a carrier of bulk liquid petroleum products based in Burnaby requires

Class 1 Drivers

We offer: • Competitive Hourly pay with Safety Bonus • Great bene¿ts package • Excellent equipment • 4 on and 4 off work schedule • Steady year round local work • On the job training leading to certi¿cation in the transportation and handling of petroleum products We require Drivers with: an excellent safety record 3 years exp. Class 1 with Air Email your resume and current drivers abstract to: HR@denwill.net

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

604-708-2628 www.plea.bc.ca

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Customer contact at Lewis is about creating magic moments for our clients everyday. It’s going the extra mile to make every customer feel special. A Lewis Customer Whiz knows how important it is to get the simple things right - to engage, to inform, and to be friendly. If you agree, our Customer Contact Centre could be your calling!

To be our newest Lewis Customer Whiz, you’ll need to be:

CARE ATTENDANT req. Casual P/T. Certificate not req. will train. Must be avail. weekends. Fax resume to: 604-533-7362

Class 1 Drivers & Owner Operators

COOK Required Full-Time for Kostas Greek Restaurant Langley. Must have exp. w/ Greek Cuisine and be avail. evenings & weekends. $17.00/hr. + TIPS. Please apply in person 20080 Fraser Hwy. after 4:00p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Customer Service Whiz Wanted

NRI is one of Canada’s leading distribution service providers, headquartered in Kamloops, BC which mainly caters to the active sports apparel & equip. industry.

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Do you Love People?

transportation is required*

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MERCHANDISE: CLASS 500’S From antiques & collectibles, to sporting goods and electronics, to parakeets and pet supplies, if it’s considered merchandise for sale, you can find it here.

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D Great on the phone D Always cheerful and helpful brilliant at making all sorts of people feel at ease D Passionate about helping people D Organized, focused and able to get things done D Driven to do a task right the first time D Experienced in telephone sales and follow-up D A master of the computer keyboard

Any experience you have in dispatching and organizing technicians is definitely an asset. If you live to talk to people, then you could be the Yoda of our Customer Centre. Come and join our fun and enthusiastic team in Langley by sending your resume to:

service@lewisadvantage.ca

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Now hiring Sales Associates P/T. Locations at Langley Crossing & Morgan Crossing. Apply in person or email to:

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Automotive/Light truck Journeyman Mechanic with Diesel experience in Kamloops BC call/fax 1-250-372-7333 email resume to bltc2@telus.net

Must have a min. of three years experience building logging roads.

Competitive Wages & Benefits After 3 mos. Please fax: 604-796-0318 or e-mail: coleen.tamihilog@shaw.ca

Due to continued growth, FLSmidth Knelson, in Langley, is looking for talented trades people to add to our production team on a full-time basis for day, afternoon and weekend shifts. Journeyman Fabricator/Welder 3 yrs. fabricating experience in steel manufacturing environment. 3-5 yrs. welding experience. Proficient in stainless and mild steel. Ability to read blueprints. Fabricators – Material Prep 3 yrs. fabricating experience in steel manufacturing environment. Experience in brake press, rolls, punches, saws, and burn table. Ability to read blueprints. Linatex Applicator Good attention to detail, a willingness to learn, and a positive attitude. Able to use good independent judgment & follow specific instructions.

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Journeymen Fabricators and CWB Ticketed Welders required. Afternoon shift available. Gloucester Industrial Park. FAX: 604-856-2363 Visit our website: www.lesteel.com

Required immediately for Langley based company. Experience needed. Vehicle required (prefer truck).

HOUSECLEANING, trustworthy, reasonable, reliable. Wkly & bi-wkly Ingrid Housecleaning 604-347-9593

Bonniecrete Const Ltd Free Est & Warranties D Crack Repairs D Driveways D Patios, etc. D Provide Proper Drainage

VOLUNTEERS

BECOME A VOLUNTEER LITERACY TUTOR and help a child who is struggling to read and write! You must have excellent English skills, love to read and enjoy working with children. Tutoring locations in both Surrey & Langley. Extensive training provided. Surrey Information sessions held on either Wed., Sept. 5th or Thurs., Sept. 6th at 7 pm the Learning Disabilities Assn office, #201 - 13766 - 72 Ave. Langley Information session held on Monday, Sept. 10th at 7 pm at Douglas Park School, 5409-206 St. Pre-register at 604-591-5156. Info: www.ldafs.org

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HEALTH MASSAGE

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11969 88 Ave Scott Rd. 10:00a.m. - 10:00p.m. 778-593-9788

Competitive Wages & Benefit Package w/ RRSP Match Program & Profit sharing.

Explore this opportunity by submitting your resume to

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MASSAGE CONFIDENTIAL

knelsoncareers@flsmidth.com

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

Established 1947 Established 1947

Hauling Freight for Friends for60 65Years Years Hauling Freight for Friends for Over

OWNER OPERATORS REQUIRED

NO JOB TOO SMALL Serving Lower Mainland 23 Years! *Prepare *Form *Place *Finish *Granite & Interlocking Block Walls *Stairs *Driveways *Exposed Aggregate *Stamped Concrete. *Interlocking Bricks *Sod Placement -Excellent Ref’s -WCB Insured

LEO: Mobile #657-2375, 462-8620 JOE’S CONCRETE - 37yrs exp. All types of renovations, driveways, sidewalks, placing, etc. Small jobs welcome. 604-723-5778

UNIQUE CONCRETE DESIGN F All types of concrete work F F Re & Re F Forming F Site prep FDriveways FExposed FStamped F Bobcat Work F WCB Insured

778-231-9675, 778-231-9147 FREE ESTIMATES

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SIMPLY FOR YOUR HEALTH & PLEASURE. *European *Private A.M. Special 20% Off 604.230.4444

INSTALLERS & HELPERS for SHOWER DOOR & CLOSET ORGANIZER INSTALLATION

HERFORT CONCRETE

damaged concrete. Ken 604-532-0662

GREAT HANDS - Genuine full body massage by Corrina 604-507-7043

GREAT MASSAGE ONLY $25. 20372 Fraser Highway, Langley (across from Casino) 604-510-0588

JOBS: Whether you’re looking to find or fill a position, this is where your search begins. Call bcclassified.com 604.575.5555

Ross 604D535D0124

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

ALTERNATIVE HEALTH

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Concrete Lifting Specialist

Call 604-270-4845 or 604-888-2438 Fax resume to: 604-888-4823 Email: sales@sundecks.com

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ENGLISH LADY. Home Cleaning Honest, reliable, hard working. Refs Pets OK Reas rates 604-533-1711

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All successful candidates must have a personal drive to succeed & work well in a team. Preference will be given to journeymen and ticketed applicants, where applies.

Contact Raj 604-710-1581 or e-mail resume: info@rahulglass.com

DRYWALL

THREE STAR DRYWALL LTD Boarding, Taping, & texture. Small jobs welcome! Kam 604-551-8047 WALTER’S DRYWALL Taping - Texture - Repairs Over 40 yrs exp. 604-308-7943

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

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

263 EXCAVATING & DRAINAGE Specializing in Private Events! We Come To You! Doing It All, From Set-Up - Clean-Up.

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

EXCAVATORS

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

BACKHOES, CATS

Kristy 604.488.9161

DUMP TRUCKS, BOBCATS

threescocatering@shaw.ca

FARM TRACTORS

LINEHAUL SIGNING BONUS Van Kam’s group of companies requires Owner Operators to OWNER OPERATORS be based out of our Surrey Terminal for runs throughout B.C.

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(604)531-5935

GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com

PRINCE GEORGE and Alberta. Applicants have winter and Group mountain,of driving experience/ Van-Kammust Freightways’ Companies training. requires Owner Operators for runs out of our We offer above average rates and excellent employee benefits. Prince Terminal.drivers, call Bev, 604-968-5488 or To join ourGeorge team of Professional email a resume, current and details W ff ll driver’s t tabstractWi t / ofMtruck to: t i careers@vankam.com or fax 604-587-9889 Van-Kam is committed to Employment Equity and Environmental Responsibility. We thank you for your interest in Van-Kam, however only those of interest to us will be contacted.

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Accommodation available.

Please list the position you are applying for in the subject line.

DRIVERS/COURIER/ TRUCKING

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

Vinyl Deck Installers

DRILLER / BLASTER with valid ticket required.

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RETAIL

FASHION ADDITION 14 +

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learn to turn income tax into

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GRAHAM’S EXCAVATING ~ Excavation, Clearing ~ ~ Drainage, Final Grading ~ Free Estimates, 20 years exp. Fully Insured/WCB

(604)533-9108

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H&R Block needs tax professionals. Classes begin mid September Study with us. Q Choose a class schedule and location convenient to you. Q Receive high quality training. Q Start a rewarding career.* Register online at hrblock.ca or call 1-877-32BLOCK (322-5625) for details. *Enrolment in, or completion of, the course is neither an offer nor guarantee of employment. Some restrictions apply.

BECOME AN OPTICIAN IN ONLY 6 MONTHS Optical Dispensing is a high-growth industry with good pay and job security. Train for a “Career With Vision”. START YOUR OWN BUSINESS!!

Sept. 10th, • 6-month program . . . starts starts Feb. 20th, 20122012 • Financial assistance available • Hurry . . . enrolment limited!!

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HOME IMPROVEMENTS

PK CONTRACTING Mini excavator, concrete breaking drainage hauling. (Fully insured). (604)218-0279

Concrete, Forming, Framing & Siding. Crews available for new construction & additions Patrick 604-218-3064

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HANDYMAN SERVICES Reno’s & Repairs 604-625-4655. Electrical, Flooring, Plumbing

GARDENING

INTERIOR/EXTERIOR, Repairs & Reno’s, Sundecks & Additions, New Homes

European Quality Workmanship

CONTRACT OR HOURLY FREE ESTIMATES

Per Molsen 604-575-1240

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

TOPSOIL BARKMULCH, SAND, GRAVEL

Call 604-531-5935

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329 PAINTING & DECORATING

Want to Get That Home Renovation Project Finished, That Hasn’t Even Started?

Commercial/Residential Great Rates, Free Est.

To see some of his amazing craftsmanship and read some amazing testimonials of many of his satisfied customers, check him out online at: www.accuratehomeimprovements.net

Call Jan (778)552-4926 AAA PRECISION PAINTING. Quality work. 778-881-6096.

EXTRA CHEAP PRICES

LANDSCAPING

RELIABLE, SERVICE Seniors Discount

Instant Grassifacation!

CALL ROGER 604-

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(Turn right 1 road East of Pitt River Bridge from Vancouver)

604-230-3539 3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour

HOGFUEL

(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls. Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed.

Please call for pricing 604-465-5193 or 604-465-5197

Andre 604-836-7150 SAMCON BUILDING. Complete renos, decks, kitchens & baths, from start to finish. All trades available. Over 25 years experience. Call Derek (604)720-5955

Advertise where clients look to travel. BCCLASSIFIED.COM Up to 1,000,000 readers will be looking for you!

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Motivated Self-Starter with Home Decor & Design Experience WANTED Ariana Oriental Rug Corp. is looking for a Sales Rep. to join their team. This new team member will be responsible for working with customers both in and out of the store. Full training on Rugs will be provided. arianaorientalrug@yahoo.ca. 604-534-7866. ARIANA ORIENTAL RUG CORP. 20250 Fraser Hwy. Langley

www.paintspecial.com

We Recycle! GO GREEN!

Allied Painting Serving Surrey, White Rock

www.EconPro.com 604-882-2733

MOVING & STORAGE

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

SPECIALIZING IN EXTERIORS WCB Insured / Licensed 3 Year Guarantee D Free Estimates D

Chris: 604-729-2200

AFFORDABLE MOVING Local & Long Distance

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

604-537-4140

778-233-4949

RECYCLE-IT! • Estate Services • Electronics • Appliances • Old Furniture • Construction • Yard Waste • Concrete • Drywall • Junk • Rubbish • Mattresses & More!

On Time, As Promised, Service Guaranteed!

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604.587.5865

PAINTING 35% OFF ALL JOBS! Interior & Exterior *35Years Exp. Free Estimates 604-616-7407

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SL PAINTING

small to LARGE ads get results in bcclassified.com 604-575-5555

Interior/Exterior. FREE Estimates. Quality job. Fully insured - WCB Please call Sonly.

AT PANORAMA PLUMBING, HEATING & GAS SERVICES. Jobs Small-Big, Res/Com 604-818-7801 www.panoramaplumbing.com 10% OFF if you Mention this AD! *Plumbing *Heating *Reno’s *More Lic.gas fitter. Aman: 778-895-2005

PRESSURE WASHING

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

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

Dave’s Pressure Washing and Gutter Cleaning SOFT WASH SPECIALIST 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

Roofs-Siding-Concrt-Paint Prep WCB Insured ~ FREE ESTIMATES ~ “Serving the Langley’s 26 yrs” Water restrictions do not apply Cell 604-889-4925 Handyman - 604-518-4778 WCB & Liability Insured. www.lwrestoration.com

POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE

A-OK PAINTING

SWAP MEET EVERY Sunday 7am

604-856-5165 Weather permitting

SUNDECKS

Call Ian 604-724-6373 STORM FORCE PRESSURE WASHING - Call Terry for Free Estimates. (604)353-3632

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PETS

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

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TILING

A-1 Ceramics, Marble, Glass blocks etc. Install/Repair. Res./Comm. Free Est. 20 years exp. Peter’s Tile (604)209-0173

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

Andrew 604-618-8585 $ Best Rates $

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

604-787-5915, 604-291-7778 www.treeworksonline.ca treeworkes@yahoo.ca 10% OFF with this AD

JUNK REMOVAL Recycled Earth Friendly

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

#1 IN RATES AND SERVICE. Clogged drains, drips, garbs, renos & installs. Lic/Ins. 778-888-9184.

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

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

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

PLUMBING

Location: Chilliwack, BC QUALIFICATIONS: • A degree or diploma in civil engineering (Preference) • Experience in road construction and/or road maintenance • Experience in project planning, scheduling & supervision • Experience with computer programs and data analysis Contact: EAM PO Box 96 51160 Sache St. Rosedale BC V0X 1X0 Fax: 604-794-3863 Email: hr@eac.bc.ca

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

Langley since 1997

ABBA MOVERS & DEL. Res/com 1-4 ton truck, 1 man $35/hr, 2 men from $45. Honest, bsmt clean up. 25 yrs of experience.604-506-7576

604-328-6387

Project Engineer

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

Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services.

www.augustinesoilandmulch.com

Great Prices, Quality Work. *Licensed *Insured *Since 1986

TWILIGHT DRIVE-IN

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PAINT SPECIAL

SAWDUST Hemlock, Fir & Cedar

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Antique Furniture, Lawnmower, Radial & Table Saws, Aquarium, China, Craft Supplies, Material, Books, Misc. Priced to sell - No Early Birds

DECKS - New & Repair Stairs & Railings. Call 604-377-6197

Running this ad for 8yrs

SUN DECKS

MASSIVE 11 FAMILY SALE Moving / Downsizing 5414 - 247A St. Langley Sat. Aug 25th & Sun. Aug. 26th 8am - 3pm

Stuff for everyone including household items, clothes for both children and adults, books, movies and much more. There will be great gift baskets up for raffle too! All proceeds to go to the BCSPCA. Come out get great items for you and save the life of an animal!

A-TECH Services

604-465-9812 1-800-663-5847

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

GARAGE SALES

968-0367

16897 Windsor Road Pitt Meadows

✶ Over 20 Years Experience ✶ Seniors Discount ✶ Services Guaranteed

Giant Multi Family GARAGE SALE Sat. Aug 25th, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 20595 Grade Crest.

RUBBISH REMOVAL

LANGLEY RUBBISH

Or call him @ 778-808-4450

Call Philip 604-616-4751

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Langley

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

Serving: White Rock, S. Surrey, Langley, Ladner & Tsawwassen

Brookswood #38 & #46 3931-198th Street. Saturday Aug 25, 9am-3pm. No early birds. Coffee & Hotdogs.

LANGLEY, Garage Sale. Aug 25, 9am-3pm. Aug 26, 10am-2pm. 19628 65B Place. Misc/ kids items

15 years experience Repaint Specialist.

RECYCLE YOUR JUNK!

From the UK

GARAGE SALES

HUGE MULTI FAM. YARD SALE AUG 25/26, 8am-2pm 9267 207 St Walnut Grove LANGLEY high qual. kids, sports, house stuff etc

.Hayden Painting Family Owned & Operated

Steve is a proud Langley resident and Craftsman who offers FREE Estimates, Quality Workmanship and does the job Right.

“ODD JOB HANDYMAN”

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HUGE Garage Sale. Antiques, furniture, vintage, childrens etc... Sat Aug. 25, 9am-2pm @ 25 210 St (corner of 0 Ave and 210 St)

For all of your fence, deck, shed, crown molding, baseboard, ceramic floor tile, bathroom or kitchen renovations…call Steve at AHI CONTRACTING LTD!

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PRESSURE WASHING

GL ROOFING. Cedar shakes, Asphalt Shingles, Flat roofs, WCB Clean Gutters. $80. 604-240-5362

HANDYPERSONS

10% OFF when you Mention this ad HARDI RENO SVS. *Plumbing *Tile *Drywall*Paint*More! 778-865-4072

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Amazing Secret Discovered by Langley Housewives... Gets the Project Done, On Time, Under Budget and Eliminates the Need for You to Hassle Your Husband Over and Over!

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

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TOPLINE PRESSURE WASHING Siding, gutters, & tile roofs. We use SOAP. WCB insured 604.861.6060

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English Bulldog Pups, 7wks. Ch. Bred, shots.Gorgeous show qual. 3Females. $2800. 604-513-0092

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

P/B MINI Aussie Shepherd puppies, 1M, 1F. Vet3 ready now. contct 604-308-8784 or sbinning@telus.net

SHELTIES SABLE COLOUR full white collars, 9 weeks old, selecting and caring for loveable precious puppies, (604)826-6311

Two Registered German Shepherd Males. Excellent breeding lines. $800 each. Serious inquiries only. Call 604-869-3349.

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PETS 477

PETS

BULL MASTIFF available for stud service. Call 604-997-2001 or 604997-9500 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 P/B Choc. lab puppies, 5 left, born June 27, CKC reg. vet✓ $750. 604217-6551 or 604-825-1730.

509

AUCTIONS

ANTIQUES & VINTAGE

VERY OLD STEAMER CHEST. North Delta. 604-591-9740

506

APPLIANCES

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

509

AUCTIONS

Upcoming Fall Feeder Sales Monday, August 27 Monday, September 10 McCLARY STOCKYARDS LTD. LIVESTOCK COMISSION MERCHANTS 34559 McClary Ave., Abbotsford p. 604-864-2381 f. 604-854-3038


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langleytimes.com

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 523

UNDER $100

FREE: baby stroller, baby swing & jolly jumper. Excellent shape. Call: (604)857-1451

542

FRUIT & VEGETABLES

BECK’S BLUEBERRIES U pick $1.00/lb. No spray on berries Call for picking times. 604-5305405. 1531 232 St. Langley.

548

FURNITURE

A New Pillowtop Mattress Set Still in Packaging! Can Deliver! $150 - Call: 604-484-0379

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

560

MISC. FOR SALE

HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper? VERY OLD STEAMER CHEST. North Delta. 604-591-9740

REAL ESTATE

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

LANGLEY CITY

CHESTNUT PLACE

Apartments 20727 Fraser Highway

1 & 2 Bedrooms avail incl heat/hot water/cable Criminal record check may be req’d.

Ph: 604-533-4061 LANGLEY CITY, The Bentley, beautiful 1 bdrm condo, extra large balcony, 5 appl., f/p, new carpets, lino & paint. u/g prkg & strg. Avail. Sept. 1. $850/mo: inc. gas & h/w. 604-608-1511 or email rmcdonald123@hotmail.com

633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS

bcclassified.com 604-575-5555

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE

706

CLAYMORE APTS 1 & 2 Bdrm Apts Avail Move-In Allowance / Seniors Discount Avail. Close to shopping & schools. Seasonal swimming pool and tennis court. Hot water and parking included. Some pets welcome.

778-898-0083 604-540-2028

Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO 1/2 Month Free LANGLEY CITY Spacious, Clean Bachelor, 1,2 & 3 Bedroom Heat, Hot Water,

604-530-0030 www.cycloneholdings.ca AVAILABLE Sept 1st -1 bdr condo across from Gateway Skytrain call for more info 604-583-8002

LANGLEY, lrg 1 bdrm & den, 4 appl + inste W/D, F/P. Immed. $950/mo. Cat okay. (604)936-0739 LANGLEY

MAPLE MANOR APTS. 20117 - 56 Avenue 1 & 2 bdrm suites $735 to $850 includes heat, hot water, cable to channel 43. On site security

Call 604-534-0108 LANGLEY, Paddington Station. NEW Exec 1 bdrm + den condo. Full bthrm with sep tub & shower, granite countertops, 4 SS appli, laminate floors, W/D. F/P, A/C. u/g security pkng. N/P, N/S. $950/mo + util. Avail. Sept. 1st. 604-514-3466 or 604-518-9613.

Langley

The Parkview Terrace

5400 ~ 204 St. 2 bdrm Corner Suite Avail. Heat, H/W, cable incl, in a adult - oriented building. N/S, N/P. For info

Call: 604-220-6905 LANGLEY

The Village at Thunderbird Centre Deluxe 2 bdrm suites avail. Large balconies, fireplace, insuite w/dryer. No Pets. Live, shop, work & play all in one location. Next to Colossus Theater (200th & #1 Hwy).

Call 604-881-7111 thunderbirdvillage@bentallkennedy.com

www.bentallkennedyresidential.com/ thunerbird_centre.html

Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP

LIMERICK MANOR Near Langley City Hall & shops

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

LANGLEY

BRIGHTON APARTMENTS

Large 1 & 2 Bdrm. Apts Move-In Allowance / Seniors Discount Avail.

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

On-site manager. Hot water & parking included. Close to shopping & schools, on bus route. Seasonal swimming pool & tennis court. Some pets welcome.

Linwood Place Apts

Call 604-533-0209

Newly Renovated Units

LANGLEY:

CARROL COURT 5630 201 A St. Renovated Bachelor & 1 Bdrms. Bright & large. Hardwood floors. By transit & shops. Includes heat & hot water. Cat OK. References required.

604-250-0329, 604-540-2028

LANGLEY CITY APARTMENTS ON 201A FREE: heat, h/w, cable TV, lndry, prkg. BACHELOR, 1 & 2 BDRMS. No Pets SENIORS, ADULT ORIENTED

Villa Fontana & Stardust Michael - 604-533-7578

Rainbow & Majorca Betsy - 604-533-6945 CALL FOR AVAILABILITY Langley Gardens 1 bdrm penthouse 55+ retirement community $1500 all services avail 604-250-6963

20051- 55 A Ave.

HOMES FOR RENT

751

TRANSPORTATION

SUITES, UPPER

812

SUSSEX PLACE APT

MURRAYVILLE- Upper 1 bdrm, f/s, d/w, w/d, f/p. N/P, N/S. Avail. Oct 1st. $800/mo. (604)534-1215

Bachelor, 1 & 2 bdrm suites. Clse to all ament. Seniors Centre just around the corner. Rent incl heat, hotwater, & cable. Resident Managers on site.

752

TOWN & COUNTRY APARTMENTS

LANGLEY, 5255 - 208 St. RENO’D 4 bdrm T/H. 1400 sf. in cozy 9 unit complex. 1.5 bths, gas f/p 5 appls. dbl glazed windows. Cls to schools, shops, bus rt. Backs onto park. Sm pet allowed. 2 prkg spaces. $1450. Avail. Sept.1st. Call 604-939-2729.

5555 208th Street, Langley Studio - 1 & 2 bdrms. Indoor swimming pool and rec facility. Includes heat & 1 parking stall. No pets

Phone 604-530-1912

UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT 2 BDRM APARTMENT FOR RENT in Langley City Ideal for children, next to park and green space. Available for immediate occupancy. Fridge, Stove, Dishwasher Covered Parking Inquire about our huge rent incentives

Please call 604-534-9499

709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL BROOKSWOOD COMMERCIAL LEASE spaces available at 208th Street and 40th Ave. Sizes 7002100 s.f. $1500 - $4500. Call Frank @ Noort Investments 604-835-6300 or Nick @ 604-526-3604. LANGLEY Sm business warehouse + upstairs office. W/room + shower. Good lighting. $895. 604-834-3289 WAREHOUSE for lease 3,000sqft+office, $3,000/mon Located on Production Way and Fraser Hwy in Langley 778-887-7704

715

DUPLEXES/4PLEXES

LANGLEY, central. Clean newly reno 3 bdrm., insuite lndry, close to parks, shops & schools, fenced yard. Avail. immed. N/P. $975 + util. Phone 604-791-0211

717

FARMS

70 ACRES Raspberries Aldergrove. Drip irrigation sys. Lease 1 ton per acre. Call Jatinder 604-504-1825

733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS LANGLEY: 2 Bdrm Mobile home on half acre, separate shop. $950/mo. Avail now. (604)534-6017 LANGLEY Campbell Valley Park. 2 yr/old 2Bdrm mobile on acreage, Avl Oct 1. $1200/mo. 604-828-9943

736

HOMES FOR RENT

208th LANGLEY. Clean 3 bdrm rancher, 5 appl, gas f/p, yard with creek, shed, good parking. Np/ns. $1350/mo.

Call Dan @ 604-504-7368 www.remax-littleoakrentals.com

danlangpm@live.ca ALDERGROVE. 3 bdrm, 1.5 baths. N/P. $1050/mo. Sept 1. Drive by 3015-270th St. Call 604-574-9813. ALDERGROVE 4 bdrm fully renovated bsmt home avail Sept 1. RV prkg. N/P. 778-808-3886 ALDERGROVE. Nice & clean 5 bdrm on farm, 2 full bath, all appls. $1400/mo +utils. Avail Sept 1st. Call 604-835-1200 or 604-825-7166

AUTO SERVICES

Mode-34 SI. Ford chasse, 460CID engine SFI, 4 spd, auto. trans (with over drive) Power steering, power brakes, disk brakes on 4 wheels, tilt st. wheel, a/c, cruise, burner range, oven, double sink & many more extras. A must see! Original owner. Under 70,000 miles.

Price $19,950. Henry 604-309-6012

“SIMRAN VILLAS” 2 & 3 bedrooms

$1100 - $1200/m

LANGLEY/Surrey border 2 bdrm rancher recent reno Prime res area. W/D, D/W. Lrg lot, sep. garage NS/NP Refs Ideal for empty nesters. $1400. Sept 1. 604-534-6019.

Quiet, Clean & Spacious 2.5 bath, patio, storage, d/w, w/d, f/p, N/S, N/P, 2-car garage, next to high school. Avail. Now!!

NEWLY Renovated Home on private acrage 200 th/84 Ave, 3500sqft, 5 bedrooms, 3baths, Covered garage with lots of extra parkings. Available RIGHT AWAY. Shopping, University near by. Looking for good tenants for long term agreement. Please contact (778)919-4270

12730 - 66 Avenue

604-592-5663

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, $7450 obo (604)817-1945

TRANSPORTATION 809

North West LANGLEY - 2 bdrm, 2 bath rancher on acreage. Garden, nicely landscaped. Fabulous view of mtns. Motor home garage avail. Oct. 1st. $1600/mo. (604)888-3357

818

AUTO ACCESSORIES/ PARTS

OVER A THOUSAND VEHICLES TO CHOOSE FROM

WEEKLY SPECIALS

748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION

AUGUST 25 - 31, 2012

LANGLEY, Walnut Grove. Looking for room-mate to share home. 1 bdrm. N/S. Must like pets. $600/mo incl utils. 778-847-2206

STORAGE

SUITES, LOWER

ABBOTSFORD West. Newer 2 bdrm. NS/NP. Avail Sept. 15 $850. 604-855-1331 or 604-832-3532

2006 CHRYSLER 300, 4 dr, loaded, 77K, fresh AirCare, awesome shape, $9950. Jim 604-828-2084 2006 PONTIAC Pursuit - 4 dr auto, gray colour. Spoiler p/l, cd, a/c, p/s, p/b. 122K. $5850 604-502-9912

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS

Door Glasses ............... $1495 Back Glass-Car ............. $2495 Hatch Glass-Car............. $6595 Hatch Glass-SUV ........... $7595 All Bucket Seats -Manual ...................... $1995 All Bench Seats ............. $2495 Any Plain Steel Wheel....... $795

SECURED & FENCED yard space for RV parking available. Fraser Hwy & 238th, Langley. Min. $100 up to 33’. 604-534-9936 daytime.

750

1987 NISSAN STANZA, 100K, loaded, beautiful car, 1 owner, top cond, $1800. Call: (604)583-2113

2011 NISSAN VERSA 4/dr h/back, auto, 25,000/km, red, many options, $8600/firm. 604-538-9257.

827

VEHICLES WANTED

Hours: 8:30am - 5:00 pm 7 days a week www.pickapart.ca

ALDERGROVE, 1 BDRM, quiet home. Avail now. Shrd lndry, $575 incl gas/hydro. 778-240-5798. Aldergrove 2 bdrm ste like new, cls to elem & high schl $950 incl util Own ldry NP/NS 604-807-2405

Now That’s a Deal!

BOUNDARY Park/Surrey: 2 bedroom bsmt suite for rent, including cable and high speed internet. No smoking No pets. Available ASAP. Close to all amenities and schools. Call 604-505-6822.

Metal Recycling Ltd. We Pay CA$H For •Auto •Scrap Metals •Batteries •Machinery •Lead

792-1221

BROOKSWOOD, Renovated 1 Bed Suite, New Floors, New Bath Tub, Gas F/P, N/S ,N/P. Utils Incl. $775/Mo. 604-716-8397

43645 Industrial Way, Chilliwack

CLAYTON 184/Frsr Hwy. 2 Bdrm reno’d home, 1400 s/f +unfin bsmt, 2.5 full baths. $1600. 604-530-2816

8-12H PP23

LANGLEY: 19471-61 Ave. New 1 bdrm bsmt. Near Willowbrook Mall, bus & amens. N/S, N/P. $650/mo. Avail now. Call 604-780-0084.

Find the

830

2004 HARLEY DAVIDSON Screamin Eagle Deuce 9,000k, yellow on silver, no accid. local, $16,990 to take me on the road. 604.328.1883

838

RECREATIONAL/SALE The Scrapper

810

WALNUT GROVE. Lrg 1 bdrm ste, full bath, sep ent, alarm, $850incl utils/wifi. NS/NP, Ref’s, Sept 1 .604808-6487 or 604-218-0087.

AUTO FINANCING

WILLOUGHBY HEIGHTS. New 1bdrm bsmt ste. Sep. entry, w/dryer, storage. Prefer quiet prof. N/s, n/p. Sept. 1. $850. (778)828-6122. 1983 Dodge ext van, wide body raised roof, camperized runs gd, needs lots of sm work. New tires Lots of upgrades Pics avail $1500/obo. 604-996-8734

1-800-910-6402

www.PreApproval.cc DL# 7557 GUARANTEED

Advertise across the lower mainland in the 17 best-read community newspapers! bcclassified.com Call 604-575-5555

LANGLEY CITY: 4/bdrms, 2/baths, 4/appl, $1600 + util. Pet OK. Oct 1 or poss Sept 15 Joe 604-532-8975 LANGLEY. Clean 3 bdrm rancher. F/S, W/D, large fenced back yard. $1500. N/s Oct. 1st. 604-533-8730.

Auto

Loans

1-888-229-0744

or

apply

at:

www.

greatcanadianautocredit.com

851

TRUCKS & VANS

2000 Windstar SEL, mini van 5 dr. exc cond. loaded, a/c $2500 obo. Pictures avail. 604-996-8734. 2002 CHEV VENTURE LS, (extended 8 pass). Well maint. Air Cared, only 158,000 km, 4 dr., all power, A/C, $3295. 604-825-3552 2008 FORD 350, diesel. Black. 3 yr warranty left. $27,000. Call 604589-6032 or 604-807-6022.

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

Must bring in this ad to receive 1st month free

Call: 604.467.0121

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

Real Estate Section - Class 600’s

Ask for details

LANGLEY 4 bdrm farm house, 2 full baths, close to Fraser Hwy, bus, shops. $1550mo. Barn extra. Avail now. Call 604-807-6262.

Scotty 604-313-1887

MOTORCYCLES

bcclassified.com 604-575-5555

HOME of Your Dreams! bcclassified.com

MURRAYVILLE Lrg 2 bdrm priv ent prkg NS/NP $830 incl util/cbl. Sept. 1. Ann 604-614-9841,604-530-9349

Call 604-530-6555

1 BDRM from $725/mo Renv’d, Large, Hardwood flrs, Lots of closet space Incl. heat, h/w & parking Cats ok. Ref Required

2 hr. Service www.a1casper.com (604)209-2026

2010 VOLKSWAGON JETTA 2.5, 35K, excellent cond, heated seats, $19,700. Call: (604)583-2113

$675 to $835 includes Heat, Hot water, Cable to channel 43. On site security

LANGLEY (2 houses) 3 bdrm 2 car prkg $1100; 6 bdrm 5 bath 6 car prkg. $2100 No dog 604-719-1518.

TOP CA$H PAID TODAY For SCRAP VEHICLES!

2006 NISSAN ALTIMA 2.5 SL, 38K fully loaded, heated lthr seats, snrf, exc cond, $16,900. (604)306-6216

Starting at $835.

11867 222nd St.

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

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

2003 CHEVY CAVALIER, 128 Km, auto, 4 dr, new tires, good cond., $3,700. Phone 604-502-9912.

SELF-SERVE DISCOUNT AUTO PARTS

ROOMS FOR RENT

SURREY/ LANGLEY Border, Shared rooms for rent with empty nester. Call (604)833-5499

749

845

1995 GMC JIMMY SLT 4X4, 4 sp. auto, aircared, 4 dr, pwr. everything, leather, NS, 198 km, $3500. 604-351-6134 or 604-318-1643.

SOUTH SURREY / WHITE ROCK Immac bright, 4 mins to beach. Nice neighbrhood. Central loc. 3bd + office. $2400 1yr lse. 604-536-9190.

746

CARS - DOMESTIC

1989 PONTIAC TEMPEST 157K, AirCared, driven daily. Exc car! Gas saver. $650/obo. 604-503-3151

1 MONTH FREE

SELKIRK MANOR

RECREATIONAL/SALE

SURREY TOWNHOUSES

st

MAPLE RIDGE

838

1991 Class A MOTORHOME

LANGLEY. 3 Bdrms, 3 baths t/hse. Clean. Close to Willowbrook Mall. 5 Appl’s, garage. Avail Sept 1st. $1600/mo. Call 604-613-5742

www.cycloneholdings.ca

TRANSPORTATION

TOWNHOUSES

604-530-0932

HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS

www.dannyevans.ca

736

RENTALS

LANGLEY, Willowbrook, Upper 3/bdrms, priv entry, W/D. $1100/mo. + util. N/S, N/P. Large new deck. 604-897-1173

5374 - 203rd St, Langley

LANGLEY: *GREENWOOD MANOR* 20630 Eastleigh Cres Reno’d 2 Bdrms. From $825. Hardwood floors. Lots of closet space. By transit, Kwantlen College. CFMF. Cat OK.

APARTMENT/CONDO

RENTALS

SURREY - Highlands - Deluxe 2 bdrm. 2 bath, h/w flrs. & new carpet / paint, all appli. incl’s w/d, like new. Sept. 1 Grt. Location. 778-883-4262

LANGLEY

Call 604-533-9780 New SRI *1152 s/f dblwide $77,900 *14x70 full gyproc single wide, loaded $66,900. Repossessed Mobiles & Modulars. Chuck 604-830-1960. Glenbrookhomes.net

RENTALS

1989 Chev Getaway van raised roof, new tires, no rust. P/W, alarm, runs good. Pic’s avail. $1550. 604-996-8734 2007 WILDERNESS trailer, bought new in 2009 - 28’, Alum frame, 2 doors, 2 slides, Q bed, comp. w/hitch, exc. shape. $18,500/obo. 604-856-3777 2008 CROSSROADS Seville 38’ 5th wheel. Winter package. 4 slideouts, fireplace, Corian counters, 17 cu.ft. dble door fridge, oak cabinets, electric awning, lots of heated storage. Luxury year round living! $43,800. 604-870-4799


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W I L L o W B R o o K C H R Y s L E R ’s

2010 DODGE NITRO

2011 RAM 1500 CREW CAB SPORT HEmi AND oNLY 39,000 kmS

AuTomATic, SuN RooF, 49,000 kmS

#2uP201

#2uP128

#2uP212A

20,998

31,998

16,998

$

2012 FIAT SPORT

2011 RAM 3500 CREW CAB SLT

AuTomATic, SuN RooF, oNLY 14,000 kmS

DiESEL, 4X4, LoADED WiTH oPTioNS

#2uP114

#2uP270

18,998

2011 FORD EDGE SPORT LEATHER, NAViGATioN, SuN RooF, oNLY 17,000 kmS

#2uP134

#2uP69A

37,998

2010 MINI COOPER MAYFAIR ED.

2007 DODGE CALIBER SXT

2011 GRAND CARAVAN

2011 JEEP WRANGLER SAHARA

AuTomATic, STo ‘N Go

4 DooR, AuTomATic, oNLY 21,000 kmS

2010 VW PASSAT CC

2007 DODGE MAGNUM R/T LEATHER, SuN RooF, DVD AND oNLY 86,000 kmS #1R83A

16,998

$

$

2009 FORD ESCAPE

29,998

#2R49B

$

AuTomATic, WELL EquiPPED, oNLY 97,000 kmS #2m36A

15,998

$

g o ”

2010 KOMFORT TRAIL BLAZER

5TH WHEEL, 29' SLEEPS 8 quEEN BED, BuNkS AWNiNG, SLiDE, A/c 1uP359

2007 HONDA CR-V

LEATHER iNTERioR, WELL EquiPPED, oNLY 8,000 kmS

17,998

$

2000 NEWMAR DUTCHSTAR 36'

28' TRAiLER SLiDE ouT GREAT kiTcHEN A/c, AWNiNG WALk ARouND BED 2uP44

WAS $24,995

18,998

11,998

AuTomATic, LEATHER, NAViGATioN, SuN RooF

“ mu s t

$

#2uP86

$

#2uP110A

2008 FLEETWOOD WILDERNESS

AuTomATic, NicELY EquiPPED, oNLY 69,000 kmS

23,998

25,998

$

18,998

$

#2uP126

$

#2uP118

22,998

$

$

AuTomATic, WELL EquiPPED, oNLY 20,000 kmS

16,998

#2uP90

#2J72A

$

2011 CHEVY CRUZE LT

NicELY EquiPPED, oNLY 74,000 kmS

LEATHER, AuTomATic, SuN RooF

43,998

$

BLOWOUT

2008 TOYOTA FJ CRUISER

LEATHER, AuTomATic, ALLoYS

$

$

2011 KIA SOUL

BLOWOUT

WAS $27,995

22,630

$

2 SLiDES BAck-uP cAmERA GAS, 98,730 km GENERAToR GREAT VALuE #2D38BB

nOW

WAS $34,995

29,998

$

Willowbrook Chrysler

19611 Langley Bypass, Langley Willowbrookchrysler.ca

DL#C5594

604-530-7361

PRICES NET OF ALL CHRYSLER REBATES AND PROGRAMS OAC. PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE TAX, LICENSE, INSURANCE OR DOC FEE OF $399. VEHICLES MAY NOT BE EXACTLY AS ILLUSTRATED.


48 • The Langley Times • Thursday, August 23, 2012

Fresher to You with Healthy Choices!

PRICES EFFECTIVE: Friday, August 24 to Thursday, August 30, 2012

Okanagan Field

Tomatoes

65

¢

Okanagan Freestone

Caselot Specials

lb.

20 lbs or more

Peaches

75

¢ lb.

Okanagan

Cherries

1

$ 79 Lyoner Sausage

1

$ 29

100 gr

MONDAY - SATURDAY 8:00 am - 6:00 pm • 22728 Fraser Hwy. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

lb.

Foccaccia Bread

2

$ 49

each

ralphsfarmmarket.com Division of Ralph’s Produce Ltd.

God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort others

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