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Police fear there may be more victims of a Chilliwack man now charged with sexual assault in addition to earlier charges of possessing child pornography. James Osell, 43, was arrested at his Chilliwack home in April by members of the RCMP’s Internet Child Exploitation Unit. The residence was searched, and Osell was released the next day after he was charged with possession of child pornography, Now, after examination of items seized during the first search, Osell is facing nine charges of sexual assault. He was arrested at an Abbotsford residence on Aug. 22 with assistance from the Abbotsford Police. “These charges are more significant in the sense that we have evidence of what we allege is handson abuse of children by Mr. Osell,” ICE member Cpl. Van Laer stated in a news release. He said Osell is charged with two counts of sexual assault, two counts of sexual exploitation, two counts of sexual interference, one count of possession of child pornography, one count of accessing child pornography and one count of voyeurism. Police are withholding details to protect the identity of the child victims, but believe there may be more victims. “We have already received a call from a person claiming to have been a victim of Osell in the past, and we encourage anyone in that situation to come forward,” Osell said. “If we have adults today, who allege to have been victimized by Osell when they were kids, by illage coming forward they could be a great source of support for the current children affected by this case,” he said.

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Running shoes or golf clubs? Local Liberals: De Jong plans to seek re-election, Hawes still deciding

tics, when they have been key parts of the everything about that continues to excite Abbotsford News party and the government. me.” However, he said when people have been De Jong said he has served as an opWith high-profile Liberal cabinet ministers announcing they will not be seek- in politics for more than a decade, “nobody position MLA in the past, and is willing to ing re-election, similar decisions face should be surprised when they decide to accept that role if the public decides to put hang up their skates.” the Liberal party there. However, despite Abbotsford’s representatives. “This is part of the reguplunging poll numbers, he believes Last week parliamentary secrelar ebb and flow of governthe Liberals could still form govtary John Les (Chilliwack), Finance ment.” ernment. Minister Kevin Falcon (SurreyDe Jong has been an “Getting there is going to involve Cloverdale), Education Minister MLA going on 19 years, a lot of hard work.” George Abbott (Shuswap) and but politics still holds more Randy Hawes, MLA for Children and Family Development appeal than returning to a Abbotsford-Mission, told The News Minister Mary McNeil (Vancouverlaw practice. he will make a decision whether to False Creek) all announced that “I still enjoy the work. I run again in the coming week. they will not be running in the 2013 enjoy interacting with the “I will either have a new pair of HAWES DE JONG general election. constituents,” he said. “I running shoes, or a new pair of golf In Abbotsford West, MLA Mike clubs,” said Hawes. de Jong, the health minister in Premier think I’ve got the best job in the world.” In next spring’s provincial election, votAbbotsford South MLA John van Dongen Christy Clark’s government, says he defiers will assess his performance as an MLA was among the first in the Liberal caucus nitely plans to run again. Speaking to The News on Labour Day, de and a leading member of a government, to decide he will not stand with the existing government, as he crossed the floor Jong said he feels a sense of loss in seeing he said. “That’s the essence of democracy, and people like Abbott and Falcon leave poliNeil CORBETT

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Thousands head back to classes UFV ‘squeezed,’ while School District 34 sees modest enrolment growth

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A new school year has begun and the University of the Fraser Valley is “really squeezed” according to Eric Davis, provost and vice-president, academic. The post-secondary institution will serve approximately 16,000 students this year, the same as last, with as many as 3,000 students on waiting lists. Davis said UFV is serving about five per cent more students than it is being funded for. “We have also reached a space capacity. We are operating at close to 130 per cent in terms of utilization of space in the Abbotsford campus. So we are really, really squeezed,” he said. While it is a challenge to try and meet the needs of Valley students, Davis said it is better to have this problem, rather than the opposite. The high demand for courses has forced the university to close applications for most programs. Davis said a lack of

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growth funding from the province and increased costs to run the university means UFV has to become more entrepreneurial about raising funds. “At some point we either find new sources of revenue or we have to get smaller.” He said finding cost efficiencies can only go so far. Eventually, cutting programs could become a possibility. “Nobody wants to get smaller.” About 20 years ago, 80 per cent of the in-

stitution’s funding came from the provincial government. That amount has shrunk to about 50 per cent. Davis said the Fraser Valley is the fastest growing region in the province, and has a high demand for postsecondary education. More than 70 per cent of Valley students choose UFV. “We are the institution of choice.” In Abbotsford School District 34, close to 19,000 students and 1,200 full-time teach-

ers will heading to classrooms. “It’s that time of the year for anticipation, excitement and busyness,” said Kevin Godden, school superintendent. He said the district has experienced “relatively flat enrolment” for the last five years. Kindergarten numbers will be slightly up, between five and 10 per cent more than the previous year. Official numbers will not be known for up to two weeks.

In September of 2011, there were 18,291 students enrolled. That number grew to 18,358 by April 2012. Godden said the biggest challenge facing the district is not new enrolment, but keeping students interested and engaged, especially in Grade 10 and 11. “There is a direct correlation between attendance and student engagement. And when they’re engaged, they’ll run to school,” he said. Technology plays a key role in capturing students’ interest. “We are on a bold plan to outfit every school with the technology to allow them to, in a dynamic way, access the Internet and get information.” The school year also marks the opening of the newly constructed Abbotsford Senior. The $45-million renovation and replacement project is ready to accept students today, although construction crews will still be working on some finishing touches for several more weeks. Abbotsford principal

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NewsBytes cyclist killed A 72-year-old cyclist was struck and killed by a five-ton truck just after 9 a.m. Friday morning at the corner of Bourquin Crescent and Mill Lake Road. Identity of the older male cyclist had not been released by press time. The bus loop at that location was shut down for several hours as police investigated the accident. The driver of the truck that hit the cyclist remained on scene and cooperated with police.

body identified The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died after falling into the Fraser River while fishing. Sixty-six-year-old Hope resident Herbert Wells was fishing from rocks on the banks of the Fraser River about three kilometres north of Yale on July 28 when he slipped and fell into the river. An extensive search was mounted immediately, but the body was not located. On Aug. 13, 2012, a body was found in the Fraser River at Abbotsford. The body was located in a two-foot wide channel of the river between a large boom and a barge from the Mainland Sand and Gravel Quarry. Further investigation confirmed the body was that of Wells. The Coroners Service is continuing to investigate this death.

mop causes fire Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service was called out to the Pizza Hut on South Fraser Way on Thursday night, shortly after 10 p.m. When crews arrived they found heavy smoke coming from the roof and sides of the building. Quick action by firefighters prevented the blaze from spreading. Reports indicate the cause of the fire was a mop. “In one of the back utilities rooms there was an old mop that was sitting up against the boiler that had heated up and caught on fire causing a little bit of fire damage and a little bit of smoke damage,” said Jeff Adams, assistant fire chief. He said damage was minimal, but charring occurred.

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to join the B.C. Conservative party. He became the party’s first MLA, and will run under that banner. Hawes said people should not read too much into highprofile Liberals deciding not to run. He said Falcon has served for 12 years, and his wife is expecting. “I bet he can make double what he can as an MLA working in the private sector,” added Hawes. By the time he leaves the legislature after May’s election, Abbott will have served some 17 years, including a bid for premier in which he and Falcon challenged Clark for the job. “That’s enough for anybody,”

said Hawes. “It’s a lot tougher and a lot more pressure than a lot of people think.” Hamish Telford, a political science professor at the University of the Fraser Valley, said the loss of these veteran politicians from the Liberals is no shock to observers, but he believes the situation should have been managed better by Clark. “What does surprise me is how poorly this has been handled by the premier’s office.” Telford said Clark should have given every MLA a deadline of the end of the summer to let her know whether they planned to run again. She could plan the future of the party accordingly, and hold a press conference to introduce

new ministers. “We should have heard about this by way of a cabinet shuffle,” he said. “The story would be about change, not disintegration.” Ross Hill, the Liberal riding association president for Abbotsford West, said more MLAs left during the 2005 and 2009 elections than those who have said they aren’t running so far. “It’s not abnormal – it’s very normal. It allows for some renewal,” he said. He pointed out there are eight months for the picture to change before the May election. “We’re planning on winning the election, we’re not planning on being second or third.”

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Lance McDonald said he expects the 900 students will have a little anxiety, but also a “ton of excitement” when they enter the new school. Teachers could experience the same thing. “We just don’t know all the curve balls that will be thrown our way. There will be all the unknowns that will cause the first week to be exciting and challenging and sort of take it a day or a week at a time because we are still in a construction zone.” Last-minute touch ups, including painting and sidewalk work, along with the new

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do whatever we can to keep the tion with those assembled in the Abbotsford News program moving on,” Boyes told park. Marcy Doyle was an addict who The Warm Zone, a drop-in centre a crowd that included about half for women struggling with life on of the centre’s clients, volunteers, lived on the streets for five years in the streets in Abbotsford, will re- Abbotsford Police officers, local Chilliwack, and more in downtown main open for another few months. politicians and members of the Abbotsford as she relapsed. For her, the Warm Zone was more That was the good news at a re- public. Henneveld noted it is than just a place to have a lationship-building event donations from individushower and a meal, and the on Thursday afternoon als and businesses that staff ’s caring approach got in Jubilee Park, where have kept the lights on at her off the streets. there was barbecue, kids the Warm Zone. “It’s just the family oriengames, a band and a dunk “I had an individutation. They’re like friendstank with Abbotsford al walk up and give us slash-councillors. They rePolice officers. $10,000 last week,” she ally care. They give you a Federal funding for the told the crowd. hug, a word of encouragefacility has run out, and Now, she said, the proment – whatever you need.” it appeared the Warm henneveld boyes vincial government and She is upgrading to get her Zone could possibly close the city also need to be high school diploma, and is in September. It is operated by the getting straight A’s. Women’s Resource Society of the convinced to back the facility. The Warm Zone began as a pilot Doyle has done 115 hours as a Fraser Valley (WRSFV), and execuproject funded by Status of Women Warm Zone volunteer and peer tive director Dorothy Henneveld and president Ellen Boyes were at Canada, which offered $93,000 an- counsellor. She is going to visit Jubilee Park to announce that they nually. That ran out in March. family in Alberta, and would like have some funds to continue opera- Since then it has operated with re- to get a job as a commercial driver. The idea of the Warm Zone clostion for “a few months,” and hope to serve funds from the WRSFV, but that is not sustainable. ing is “a sad story,” Doyle said. secure government funding for the Many of the clients shared their “I’ve cried about five times $270,000 per year budget. “It’s our priority this year to stories on the mic and in conversa- here.” Neil CORBETT

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Boys assaulted, one bitten, DO YOU in airport washroom R E B M E M E R Police ask suspect’s ‘guardian’ to come forward NEIL CORBETT Black Press

Two young boys were assaulted by a teen in a washroom at the Abbotsford Airport on Wednesday, and police are asking the apparent guardian of the suspect to contact them. At 12:10 p.m., two brothers aged six and nine entered the men’s washroom near the arrivals area inside the airport terminal building. Both boys were standing in front of urinals when a teenage male approached. The suspect grabbed at the genital area of the younger brother, and then quickly bit the stomach area of the older sibling. The boys started yelling, and drew attention. The teenaged suspect appeared to have been accompanied by an older man, who physically escorted him out of the washroom immediately following the incidents. The Abbotsford Police Department’s Major Crime Unit is investigating, and detectives are anxious to identify both the suspect and the older man in his company. A witness to the incident felt it was possible the suspect had special needs, and that the older man was either his guardian or caregiver. “It’s possible the guardian didn’t understand exactly what happened,” said police spokesman Ian MacDonald. The witness saw him and the teen suspect leave in a hurry. MacDonald said it would be timely for

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Icy roads, whiteouts and crushed metal are common sights on the Coquihalla Highway every winter. The transportation route features some of the steepest and most treacherous terrain in North America, which thousands of truckers must travel daily. Climbing the eight per cent grade during the winter, truckers often spin out and pile up. During the worst storms, big wrecks can come as often as every 12 hours. When backups shut down the highway, it’s up to Jamie Davis and his heavy rescue crew in Hope to get traffic moving again. “It’s guaranteed to happen,” said Davis, who also started Aggressive Towing in Abbotsford. “During the winter, you sometimes don’t even sleep. The volume of calls that happen within a short span are very hard to deal with because it pushes your resources to the max.” The busiest time

for Jamie Davis Heavy Rescue is between October and February, where there can be up to 35 drivers on the payroll. “No two accidents are ever the same. These guys probably see more carnage and wreckage then all the emergency services put together. It really gives you a respect for life and what you do every day.” Davis owns a fleet of custom-built heavy rescue trucks with some of the most sophisticated equipment on board. This specialized equipment and the drivers that operate it will be showcased in a new original eight-part series called Highway Thru Hell. Produced by Vancouver’s Great Pacific TV, the show follows Davis and his heavy rescue crew as they work to clear the Coquihalla Highway under unpredictable winter conditions. Filming for the series took place between Dec. 1 and March 31, when the route was covered in nine metres (30 feet) of snow. “There’s nothing

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Canada’s crime rate is at a 30-year low, but despite this good news story, people still feel the justice system is too lax on criminals. Recent sentencings, like that of shamed senior RCMP officer Monty Robinson, give credence to people’s cries of foul. For obstructing justice in a hit-and-run death, he received a small conditional sentence and a temporary curfew. This is in contrast to the sentencing of the Stanley Cup rioters. Some young men being sentenced for taking part in the riot are receiving seven to nine months jail time for their part. This may seem either harsh or just in the eyes of the public. But in comparison, an Abbotsford man recently convicted of child pornography received only 18 months. A conditional sentence is a common sentence for the crime, even if the perpetrator is not just looking at child porn but distributing it.

Convicted pedophiles usually do see the inside of a jail cell, but sentences range and often aren’t longer than two years. It is particularly troubling that in this study on crime rates, the offence which saw the largest increase was child pornography, which jumped 40 per cent in 2011 from 2010, say police. The judicial system doesn’t appear to take sexual crimes against children as seriously as it does rioters. The provincial government wanted to send a strong message that those who riot will pay for the crime they committed. The message was heard loud and clear by our judges who by B.C. judicial standards, are handing down harsh sentences. If our government can carry that kind of weight and influence with the provincial judicial system in sending a message of deterrence for rioting, can it not send an even stronger message to protect our children from predators? – Black Press

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Other Hand Because of its rarity, it’s called a “blue moon,” but it was nothing less than awe-inspiring as the big orb arced over us last week, the skies cloudless at midnight Thursday. Spectacular in its presence, and amazing that man has actually walked on it. And the first, Neil Armstrong, perhaps prophetically was buried last week while Earth’s satellite reached its zenith for the second time in a month, thus the “once in a blue” reference. The day Armstrong made history, July 20, 1969, was one like so many others that stick in memory for those of us alive when monumental events occur. I recall distinctly where I was and what I was doing on that July day 43 years ago, as I also have fixed in mem-

ory my location when John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, when the Challenger Space Shuttle exploded, and when the twin towers of the World Trade Centre came crashing down. And while they all changed the world, Armstrong’s first step onto the moon was incredible, not so much that he did it, but how it was done. Today most of us carry cell phones that have far more power and features than were in the Apollo 11 space capsule, or for that matter probably in the NASA space centre at the time. In those days computers were larger than cars, required special air-conditioned rooms and were so delicate that even a particle of smoke from a cigarette could cause them to crash. Now they fit in your pocket. Because of the relative crudeness of technology in the ’60s, the shot at the moon was little more than exactly that: point a rocket at it and, based on trajectory, hope it arrived – and hope even more that you could get the astronauts back home. With current technology, you can mount on the windshield or dash of your car a GPS system that, aside

from finding the quickest route to your destination, can also direct you to the nearest pizza parlour. Armstrong and his lunar travel partners had to guide them little more than a modified sextant developed to aid explorers trying to discover the

Today, most of us carry cell phones that have far more power and features than were in the Apollo 11 space capsule... world, let alone space. And the grainy black and white television images sent back to Earth of the historic moment (and yes, for the skeptics among us there still is a debate over whether they were real or staged before the actual flight) took a long time to get to the Kennedy Space Centre. Now a video of the grandkid running about the home lawn can be beamed instantly to me in the backcountry via

my iPhone – though using such devices is generally frowned upon when one is supposedly there to enjoy the ‘get away from it all’ isolation and serenity. So what is left to discover, to microize and where do we go from here? The moon, thanks to Armstrong and a few others who followed him, is ‘been there, done that’ old news. Mars might be next, but truly what is the point of travelling to inhospitable places? And anywhere else is simply too far away given human life spans. Then again, if anyone ever determines how to travel through time, or dramatically slow the human aging process, distant space discovery may yet resume. After all, one of the alleged driving forces behind the Apollo 11-like exploration of this world was Ponce de Leon’s search for the fountain of youth. Come up with the technology to create that and new worlds will be found – if only to give us room to house a population that, with death virtually eliminated, would surely overwhelm the Earth.

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Medical care among the best On Aug. 3, I had a heart attack. We were staying in Abbotsford with our grandchildren while their parents were away. In the morning I went golfing in Chilliwack, where I live, and experienced chest pains. I thought it was only indigestion, so I finished the 18 holes. Upon arrival in Abbotsford, my wife took me to the emergency ward, where nurses quickly realized I was having a heart attack. They readied me for transport to the Royal Columbian Hospital, where doctors and nurses went into action. Special thanks to nurse Lexie McLellan for her TLC, and to Dr. Chan, who quickly unblocked the blood vein that caused the

problem. During my life I have worked in many countries in Europe and the Middle East, and have some knowledge of their health care systems. I was impressed with the speed and efficiency of the medical staff in both Abbotsford and Royal Columbian Hospitals. These doctors and nurses are real professionals, and we should all be thankful we have such people when emergencies arise, because, in my opinion, they rank right up there with the best in the world. These kudos are genuine, because I am not connected with health care, and I did not/ will not vote Liberal. Terry Biggar

Air show enjoyed by thousands A letter published in the Abbotsford News of Aug. 16 was written by a person who wants the Abbotsford Air Show discontinued. This would deprive tens of thousands of spectators from the thrills and excitement of performances by those gallant young men in their flying machines, because this person is frustrated by the noise. Consider this, frustrated person – many airfields are a hundred years old and were located many miles from human habitation. These airfields were used by early inventors and experimenters, and that led to today’s modern aircraft. Gradually people built houses closer and closer to these airfields in the full knowledge there would be aircraft noise, but they complained anyway. Three days of an air

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Eight months and $5,000 worth of work has restored one of the Downtown Abbotsford art benches to its original form. After an accidental coat of red paint was sprayed over it, the antique farm rake piece created by artist Norm Williams is back. On Thursday morning it was remounted to its cement pad on Essendene Avenue. “I’ve got to say that the whole downtown business association has been great,” said Williams, who was on hand for the unveiling. He said the association “bent over backwards” to make it right. While Williams did not perform the restoration himself – Abbotsford’s Big Rig truck repair and restoration took on the challenge – he was consulted throughout

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Artist Norm Williams at his downtown art bench, which has been restored to the colour he painted it.

the process. “It looks pretty good. It’s pretty close,” said Williams. He said it took months to get all the details correct. Originally created in 2001 and sponsored by the Abbotsford News, the art bench was green, with colour added to create the illusion of rust. In December, when workers were painting railings and garbage cans in a bright red colour to spruce up downtown, the bench was acciden-

tally included in the process. The farm bench is not the only downtown art piece to fall victim to error. In July, the Bookworm bench disappeared. Eventually, it was learned the artwork had been thrown out. The property manager of the mall where the piece was located saw that the wood was rotting and had it hauled off to the garbage dump. He had no idea that it was part of a series or art benches.

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The Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) will be holding its 43rd annual weekend relief event at the Abbotsford Tradex on Sept. 7 and 8. The MCC is striving again this year to meet its target of $700,000, after coming up slightly short the past two years. The weekend will kick off Friday with a silent auction from 5-8:30 p.m., as well as a children’s auction from 6:30-7:30. Events end at 9 p.m. and begin Saturday at 8 a.m. with a pancake breakfast. Saturday’s live auction will begin at 9:30 a.m., with the ceremonial auctioning of a loaf of bread. This item sold at the lofty price of $173,770 last year. Traditional hand-

made quilts will also be sold at the auction. Unlike last year’s efforts to assist in Africa, funds raised this year will not go to a specific, single cause. Instead, the money will be directed to where it’s needed most. “While you are enjoying the good food, meeting friends, and finding treasures to buy, you will be helping those in need around the world,” said Dora Hoeppner, relief sales coordinator. The MCC will also hold its fourth annual Pedalling for Hope Cyclathon on the weekend. Cyclists will depart from Tradex and complete either a 20-kilometre or 40-kilometre route. Coordinator Jon Nofzinger expects a larger turnout this

year, with upwards of 60 riders participating in the event, with a fundraising total of about $75,000. Money generated in support of the cyclists

will aid the MCC’s efforts in West Africa’s Sahel food crisis. The MCC’s weekend relief event is not only popular for its auctions, but for its

entertainment and food as well. Traditional Mennonite dishes such as vereniki and przelky can be enjoyed at the various food stands, while

music performances take place in the entertainment tent. The MCC relief event will come to a close Saturday at 2 p.m.

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High hopes for new soccer season Cascades aim for Canada West playoffs

As the University of the Fraser Valley women’s soccer team plots a return to the Canada West playoffs, the goal is, well, more goals. In 2010, the Cascades staged a memorable breakthrough, winning the Canada West title and a bronze medal at CIS nationals. During the regular season, they racked up 34 goals, second-most in the conference. But in 2011, the UFV women saw their goal-scoring output plummet to just 13 in 14 regular-season games, and they missed the playoffs altogether with a 3-8-3 record. “Pretty much everything that could go wrong, went

wrong,” Cascades head coach Rob Giesbrecht said. “We lost games where we had 20 corners to their one. It was just crazy, but that’s soccer. You have to be prepared for it, and you have to be prepared to face adversity.” As they embark on a new Canada West campaign this week, the Cascades’ ability to deal with adversity is already being tested. Sophomore midfielder Mackenzie Shopland, perhaps UFV’s best all-around player, went down with a suspected ACL tear during an exhibition game. Between Shopland’s absence, however long it may be, and the graduation of last year’s leading scorer Megan Webster (five goals in 2011),

much of the scoring load will fall to veteran strikers Carly Neeson and Danika Snook, along with midfielder and team captain Chelsea Steffen. But it’s the performance of the youngsters which will determine the Cascades’ level of success. Two-thirds of the roster is comprised of freshmen and sophomores, and Giesbrecht started six rookies during a recent scrimmage against SFU. Defenders Sam Ricker and Tristan Corneil, midfielder Kara Delwo, and striker Danica Kump will be key contributors. “We’re very young, but we’ve improved the overall athleticism and depth,” Giesbrecht noted.

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Alexandra Chutskoff’s tireless work ethic in the face of adversity earned her the most improved player award with the NCAA Div. III Finlandia Lions last season.

Being a two-sport athlete at the NCAA Division III level while juggling a demanding class schedule is sure to pose a challenge for Alexandra Chutskoff this fall. The 18-year-old Abbotsford native, fortunately, knows a little something about taking on challenges. Last year, as a freshman at Finlandia University in Hancock, Mich., Chutskoff weathered a winless season with the Lions women’s hockey team. It’s easy enough for an athlete to keep a positive attitude when things are going well, but enduring an 0-20-2 campaign posed a mental test

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the likes of which she’d never experienced. It’s a good thing, then, that Chutskoff buys into the notion that suffering produces character. “Every day I had to look at it like, ‘Look where I am – I’m playing college hockey,’” she explained. “It’s something I’ve wanted to do for years, something I’ve strived to do, and now I’m living it. “In the moment, it’s always tough to be like, ‘Wow, we keep losing.’ But it’s something you have to work at, and it’s one season. There’s three more left in my career to play. ” Chutskoff’s never-quit attitude in the face of adversity didn’t go unnoticed. At season’s end, the left winger was voted Finlandia’s most

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A pair of Abbotsford lacrosse players have earned scholar athlete awards from the Burnaby Mountain Selects club. Rhys Burnell and Jesse Worley, both members of the BMS boys elite squad and students at Yale Secondary, were honoured. The award recognizes players who participated in the BMS elite touring program, while achieving an academic average of 80 per cent or higher for the 2011-12 school year.

university stars – Jordan Baker (Alberta Golden Bears), Dominyc Coward (Lethbridge Pronghorns) and Jarred OgungbemiJackson (Calgary Dinos) – to win a first-round tournament in Edmonton in June. That victory advanced them to a tourney in New

York City in mid-August. They made the semifinals, which was enough to qualify them for to the championship in Miami. The finals will feature 12 teams from around the world. Friesen’s squad went 3-1 in the group stage, with wins over Orlando (21-11), NY

Bronx (14-10) and Dallas (21-8), and a loss to San Juan, Puerto Rico (16-12). In the knockout round, the Canadians punched their ticket to Miami with a 21-12 win over Philadelphia. They fell to eventual tourney champ Denver in the semis (20-18).

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Joel Friesen is taking his talents to South Beach. The Abbotsford basketball player has advanced to the finals of the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Masters competition, which runs Sept. 22-23 in Miami. Friesen teamed up with a group of fellow Canada West

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men’s soccer league has been divided into two divisions, Pacific and Prairie, and three teams from each will qualify for the postseason. Previously, there were only four total playoff berths available. “I think this year, it’s the strongest we’ve been,” noted Errington, whose Cascades will play in the Pacific Division with UBC, UVic, Trinity Western and Canada West newcomer UNBC. The Cascades bring back a core of veterans including strikers Craig Robinson and Sasa Plavsic, right back Colton

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The Abbotsford Olympians swim club returns to the water in September with a new coach at the helm. Jason Chugh is joining the club from Edmonton, where he was assistant coach with the Edmonton Keyano swim

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HEARTFELT thank you to Shawn B and Zeus for making sure we got to Whistler August 25th without running out of gas. You are a true gentleman. The Sea to Sky Girls.

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ANNOUNCE THE BIRTH OF YOUR BABY in The Abbotsford News or The Mission Record and receive a complimentary sitting & 8x10 portrait of your baby by Scott Pankratz at PARAMOUNT PORTRAITS.

Abbotsford Curling Club 2555 McMillan Rd. Abbotsford, BC V3G 1C4 604-859-9244 The Annual General Meeting will be held on Wed. Sept. 26, 2012 at 7:00 pm.

ABBOTSFORD

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Sticky Hands Baby Sign Language amanda@StickyHands.ca www.StickyHands.ca

778-808-4476 Call or email Bonnie

604-851-4537

bonnie@bcclassified.com

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Help Wanted!!! Make $1000 a week mailing brochures from home! FREE Supplies! Helping HomeWorkers since 2001! Genuine Opportunity! No experience required. Start Immediately! www.themailingprogram.com

The BC Milk Marketing Board is currently looking for a Market Supply and Development Manager. For more information please go to

184 Corbould Road PLUS receive 1 free baby sign language class ($25 value) for babies between 6 months - 2 years old. Abbotsford location only.

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PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN (Never known to fail) O most beautiful flower of Mount Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. O Star of the Sea help me and show me that you are my Mother, O Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth. I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to help me in my necessity (make request). There are non that can withstand your power. O Mary conceived without sin, pray to us, who have resource to thee (three times). Holy Mary, I place this prayer in your hands, (three times). Say this prayer for three consecutive days and then you publish and it will be granted to you. CLASSIFIED ADS MEAN MORE BUSINESS PHONE 604-854-6397

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Director of Operations The Director of Operations (DO) oversees the day-today activities of FIOSA-MIOSA and reports to the Chief Executive Officer. This position is pivotal to ensuring effective operations. The DO leads the Business Support team who coordinate the business functions within the organization. The business functions include developing policy, overseeing financial accounting, customer service, programs, training, marketing & communications and trade shows and events. The DO also acts as one of the key presenters and spokespersons for the organization. Candidates will have a proven track record of success in the key areas outlined. She/he will have an entrepreneur's heart and passion, a strong work ethic and be able to work in a fast paced innovative organization. Salary: commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full Benefits Package: will be offered on completion of probationary period. For a full job description and to apply please visit: http://www.fmiosa.com/about/careers-


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Phone: 604-851-4537 Fax: 604-853-6065 email: bonniep@bcclassified.com

For online obituaries visit

www.abbynews.com

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or e-mail karen.massier@ufv.ca

BC Cancer

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LIVE-IN Manager for Self Storage Warehouse in South Surrey. Couple preferred. Generous salary plus two bdrm apartment. Send resumes and cover letter to: employment@sunnysidestorage.ca

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ECE - GROWING Business in Mission is looking to hire ECE / Infant Toddler Educator. ECE / ITE graduates are welcome to apply. Phone 604-826-5612 to arrange an appt.

LADIES

BIBLE STUDY

FALL SESSION STARTS

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 11

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CLASS 1 DRIVER required to run Alberta, BC, Washington, Oregon or long haul. Minimum 2 years flatbed experience. Must be able to tarp & cross the US border. Pay up to .50 per mile, benefits after 3 months. Sign up bonus if you stay 3 months. Please forward abstract to fax: 604-746-3735 or email jira@shaw.ca CLASS 1 DRIVERS WANTED! Sign bonus $2000 for Owner/op ph: 604-598-3498/fax: 604-598-3497 CLASS 1 DRIVER with super B end dump exp req’d by L.A. Transport Ltd. Wheel loader exp would be of value. Competitive benefit pkg. Fax resume to: 604-854-6176

9:30 AM ABBOTSFORD BAPTIST CHURCH (DOWNSTAIRS) 33651 Busby Road, Abbotsford, BC

Helen Grace Lescheid

www.abbybaptist.com Throughout the years, Helen Lescheid has published hundreds of articles in magazines, such as Reader’s Digest, Guideposts and other magazines. Her stories have also appeared in 40 books either in English or in German. Helen has published five books: Lead, Kindly Light, Neta (German), Treasures of Darkness, He Raised Me Up To Stand On Mountains and her latest addition, called Prayer: When Answers Aren’t Enough. Ladies - plan now to attend. You will be blessed and encouraged by the warm fellowship with other ladies and your life will be enriched by the study of God’s Word and how it relates to your everyday life. The fall session will explore the abundant life Jesus talked about in the Gospel of John. Christianity is not a belief system, it’s a life - the life of Christ in us. ...I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. John 10:10 (NIV)

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OWNER OPERATORS Signing Bonus Van Kam’s group of companies req. Owner Ops. to be based out of our Surrey Terminal for runs throughout BC & Alberta. Applicants must have winter and mountain driving experience / training. We offer above average rates and an excellent employee beneďŹ ts package. Call Bev at 604-968-5488 or send a detailed resume and current driver’s abstract, and details of your truck to: careers@vankam.com Fax: 604-587-9889 Van Kam is committed to Employment Equity and Environmental Responsibility. Thank you for your interest however only those of interest to us will be contacted.

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STINGRAY TRANSPORT immediately hiring 7 Long Haul Truck Drivers on permanent full time basis. Applicant must be flexible for overtime, weekend and evening, with NO Experience and have some high school education. Class 1 or A driver license with air brake endorsement (Z). Salary $25.50/hour for 50 hours/week. Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials. Pretrip inspection and loading and unloading of cargo. Plan travel schedules and routes. Communicate with central dispatcher. Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy. Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes. Perform brake adjustments. Monitor vehicle performance and mechanical fitness. Basic Knowledge of English. Fax resumes 604-746-1617

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INTERIOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR SCHOOL. NO Simulators. In-the-seat training. Real world tasks. Weekly start dates. Job board! Funding options. Apply online! IHEschool.com 1-866-399-3853

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PA RT-T I M E

Recreation/Fitness Coordinator CEDARBROOKE CHATE AU

We are seeking a part-time recreation/fitness coordinator who is a team player and a dynamic self-starter with strong interpersonal and organizational skills. A strong passion for promoting an improved quality of life for mature adults is evidenced by your knowledge and understanding of the aging process and its significance to mature adult programming. You have a degree/diploma in Therapeutic Recreation/Leisure Studies, background in fitness, and 1-2 years experience working with older adults. Current certification in CPR and First Aid is preferred. Criminal record check required.

bcclassified.com 604-854-6397

PLEASE FAX RESUME IN CONFIDENCE TO:

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NEED EXTRA CASH? We’re looking for carriers! Be part of a GREAT team!

WE’RE LOOKING FOR CARRIERS TO DELIVER THE ABBOTSFORD NEWS & THE MISSION RECORD ABBOTSFORD Route

Boundaries

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• LOCAL DRIVERS

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WE OFFER; • STEADY F/T WORK • COMPETITIVE WAGES • EXTENDED MEDICAL & DENTAL BENEFITS • OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADVANCEMENT

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Our organization is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from Aboriginal people, members of visible minority groups and women.

Deliver newspapers TUESDAY, THURSDAY & FRIDAY in your neighbourhood.

FOR INFO: 6t$*3$6-"5*0/!"##:/&84$0. CIRCULATION OFFICE OPEN: Mon. - Fri. 8:30 - 5 pm & Sat. 9 - 12 (phone only)


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HAIRCARE PROFESSIONALS

GREAT CLIPS Gladwin Location Abbotsford & Eagle Landing Location Chilliwack

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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Now Hiring

APPRENTICE WELDERS & GENERAL SHOP LABOURERS

• ASSISTANT MANAGERS & • STYLISTS

If you enjoy team work, a fun enviro. and being in a busy salon our locations have Full-Time and Part-Time Opportunities for you!. We Provide Customers for Hair Stylists That Love To Cut Hair!

HELP WANTED

An Alberta Construction Company is hiring Dozer and Excavator Operators. Preference will be given to operators that are experienced in oilfield road and lease construction. Lodging and meals provided. The work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Alcohol & Drug testing required. Call Contour Construction at 780-723-5051.

Required F/T for TIDY TANKS LTD. Langley BC. We are currently recruiting for applicants with an aptitude for metal work. Fax resume 604.534.5814 or e-mail: jacquie@tidytanks.com We thank all applicants however only those considered for interviews will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! .

Call Keith 778-908-2136 or Apply in person at 2955 Gladwin, Abby. 8249 Eagle Landing

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Are you a hard working individual that is trustworthy? We are looking for a few good people to join our team. F/T or P/T hours, 6am to 9pm wkdy, 8-4:30 wknds

Drop off in person to 41420 Yale Rd. (West) 9am to 3pm

CASHIERS Whatcom Shell Station Now Hiring Part -Time Must be available to work weekdays 2pm to10pm shifts. Please apply in person with resume 2061 Whatcom Road, Abbotsford

HELP WANTED

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Squiala First Nation is seeking 2 qualified Early Childhood Educators with First Aid Certification. Please send your resume and qualifications to Squiala First Nation, 45005 Squiala Road, Chilliwack, BC V2P 7Z9 or Fax to 604-792-4522 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. Scheduled Days Off. Call Lloyd 780-723-5051

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.

.Flagpersons & Lane Closure Techs required. Must have reliable vehicle. Must be certified & experienced. Union wages & benefits. Fax resume 604-513-3661 email: darlene.hibbs@shawbiz.ca

Training provided in North Burnaby.

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Bindery Workers Black Press has anticipated opportunities for Bindery Workers to assist with the mechanical insertion of advertising flyers into our Lower Mainland newspapers. Applicants must be available to work a variety of scheduled day, evening, night and weekend shifts.

The Abbotsford News is looking for a part-time Substitute Carrier to deliver open routes in the Abbotsford area, two days per week. Must have a reliable vehicle and be available Tuesdays and Thursdays for approximately 3-4 hours per day. Remuneration works out to approximately $10 per hour.

RELEVANT SKILLS. MEANINGFUL JOBS.

HELP WANTED

GROCERY STORE PRODUCT SAMPLERS

Early Childhood Educator

Chicken Catchers Wanted Top wages up to $20 per hour Transp. avail. Abby. 604-857-2221

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Additionally, successful applicants will need to be available on a call-in basis for our locations in Surrey and Abbotsford. Experience an asset, but not a requirement. Reliable transportation is a pre-requisite.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to supplement their income. Interested applicants should email the Circulation Department at: circulation@abbynews.com, or call 604-870-4595.

Please forward resumes to: Bindery Foreman Campbell Heights Distribution Centre Unit #113, 19130 24th Ave. Surrey, B.C. V3S 3S9 or Fax 604-538-4445

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

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Bodyman Since opening it’s doors in 2009 our new state of the art body shop has experienced significant growth. Mertin Paint and Collision Centre requires a fourth-year Apprentice or Licensed Bodyman to join our highly skilled and experienced team. We are looking for a team player that is available to start as soon as possible. We offer a competitive wage and a superior benefits package in a company that has seen growth every year since inception 5 years ago. Top quality team players only need apply with resume, to: Jeff Boylan, Body Shop Manager Mertin Paint and Collision Centre. 45930 Airport Road, Chilliwack, BC

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Become a Psychiatric Nurse in your own community There is an urgent need for more Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPN), particularly outside the urban areas of the province. And with the workforce aging – the average age of a Registered Psychiatric Nurse in BC is 47 years – the number of retirees from the profession is exceeding the number of graduates. Entry-level earnings start at $30.79/hour to $40.42/hour. Train Locally – The only program of its kind in BC, students can learn within their local communities via distance education, local and/or regional clinical placements, and some regional classroom delivery. This 23 month program is accredited by the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC (CRPNBC). Government student loans, Employment & Labour Market Services (ELMS), band funding & other financing options available to qualified applicants.

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EV Logistics offers an attractive compensation package with an ability to earn up to $15.45 an hour and regular progressive increases every 500-1000 hours worked. We are now accepting applications for the position of part-time Warehouse Order Selector, which will include timely and accurate order picking of grocery products in a safe, clean, team-based environment. Successful applicants will be available for day, afternoon and weekend shifts, have reliable transportation (no public transit available), possess proficient English communication skills, and enjoy repetitive physical work that requires lifting 20-80lb cases of grocery products. We offer flexible work schedules (will include a minimum of 1 weekend day), and an excellent training program is provided. As one of the largest employers in the Fraser Valley, EV Logistics operates two distinct facilities - a 380,000 sq ft. refrigerated facility, and a 485,000 sq ft dry goods building - both facilities are located in the Glouchester Industrial Park (at the 264th St. exit off Hwy #1). Apply on-line at: www.evlogistics.com

LEGAL

Legal Assistant

WAREHOUSE ORDER SELECTOR

National Franchisor seeking Legal Assistant / Paralegal with 3 years corporate / commercial exp. Franchise disclosure & lease documentation is an asset. Send resume & cover letter including salary expectations by Sept. 12/12 to: byron@shefield.com

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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.

CERTIFIED MILLWRIGHTS NEEDED for growing northern company. Competitive wages and benefits. Safety tickets necessary. Fax resume to 250-775-6227 or email: info@torqueindustrial.com. Online: www.torqueindustrial.com.

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

or 1-866-669-9222

Civil & Road Builders

CIVIL & PARK CONSTRUCTORS

Seeks Excavator Operators for projects in the Vancouver area. Must have own vehicle. Min. 5 years experience in heavy equipment operation. Fulltime $25 - $30 (depending on experience) Plus OVERTIME and BENEFITS Fax resume to 604-507-4711 or Email: paul.orourke@wilcocivil.ca www.wilcocivil.ca

TRADES, TECHNICAL

INSTALLERS & HELPERS for SHOWER DOOR & CLOSET ORGANIZER INSTALLATION

or 1-866-669-9222

LABOURERS Seeks Labourers for project in Surrey. Must have own vehicle. Min. 2 year experience in construction labor. Fulltime $16 - $20 (depending on experience) Plus OVERTIME and BENEFITS Fax resume to 604-507-4711 or Email: Paul.orourke@wilcocivil.ca www.wilcocivil.ca

LOOKING for experienced erectors for pre-engineered steel buildings. Must be willing to travel. Send your resume via fax to 250-717-5751 email to admin@mscsteel.com or call 250-979-2798

NOOTKA SOUND TIMBER Requires the following:

Hydraulic Loader Operator/Hoe Chucker • Grapple Yarder Operator • Hooktender Level III OFA would be an asset. Operates on Nootka Island on a 14&7 or 10&4 shift

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nootkasoundtimber@gmail.com

FURNITURE BUILDERS WORKERS NEEDED in Abbotsford seafood plant (HWY 1 & Mt. Lehman), Also hire drivers with more than 10y exp.; send resume to ritashi@pseafoods.com 604-600-3509

THE Friesen Group of Companies is looking for two outstanding team players to complement our existing accounting department in Abbotsford. See our website www.cgmilling.com/careers for detailed job descriptions and how to apply.

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ALBERTA BASED COMPANY looking for qualified & experienced: Equipment Operators, Mulcher, Feller Buncher & Processor Operators. Out of town & camp work. Safety tickets & drivers abstract required. Email resume: jobs@commandequipment.com. Fax 780-488-3002.

REQUIRED FOR

SAHARA FURNITURE MANUFACTURING CO. Day Shift, Full-Time Opportunity

PERSON experienced with Piping & Structural Welding needed for a growing Northern Company. Competitive wages & benefits. Please email resume to: info@torqueindustrial.com. Fax 250-775-6227 or apply online: www.torqueindustrial.com.

Apply in person with resume to:

Sahara Furniture #9 - 31088 Peardonville Rd. Abby. or fax 604-864-4943 sales@saharafurniture.com

Vinyl Deck Installers

HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC for a busy logging company in

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

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

Harrison Mills . Must have valid BC drivers licence & provide own tools. At least two year’s previous experience required.

HELP WANTED

Competitive Wages & Benefits After 3 mos.

is seeking three persons to serve as public directors on its 11-member Board of Directors. Public Directors serve two-year terms and are eligible to serve four terms. A nominal per diem is paid for meetings. Candidates should have a record of community involvement and an interest in print and online media issues. Applications together with names of two references and telephone numbers should be submitted by Sept. 30, 2012, to: The B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby, Nanaimo, B.C., V9R 2R2. See www.bcpresscouncil.org for information about the Press Council. CLASSIFIED ADS WORK! CALL 604-854-6397

PERSONAL SERVICES

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

DRIVERS WANTED

HELP WANTED

With industrial type vehicles only. Vehicle must hold 5000 papers . NO MINI-VANS. • Twice weekly: Tuesday & Thursday • Pick up newspapers from our warehouse • Deliver newspapers to our carriers

Times The Langley

www.langleytimes.com

HELP WANTED

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GARDENING

CK LAWN & TREE SERVICE Hedge Trimming, Tree Pruning & Removal. Lawn cutting 604-217-2772

2459 McCallum Rd. Abby.

HEALTH PRODUCTS

ELECTRICAL

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

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DRYWALL TAPING, Ceiling texture & Repairs. Small or large jobs. 604-859-1354 / Cell: 604-556-4696

Happy Place Garden & Home Services. Gardening, Pruning, Landscaping, Trimming and Handy Home Services. 604-615-4356

COMMERCIAL BEEKEEPING Certificate Program. GPRC Fairview Campus, Alberta. Extensive study of beekeeping, queen rearing, & honey business. Paid work experience. Affordable on-campus residences. Starts January 7, 2013. 1-780-835-6630; www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview.

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Spiritual Specializing in Palm, Tarot Cards, Crystal Ball Readings. Reunites loved ones. One visit will amaze you! Call today for a better tomorrow. 3 Readings $45

.Jim’s Mowing www.jimsmowing.ca

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

604-653-5928

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

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An industry leading grocery distribution facility is

Hosting a Job Fair

Landscaping, new lawns, rototilling, mowing, power raking, fences, ret. walls, hedging, pruning, maint. program.604-832-8304, 604-832-8305. bcclassified.com 604-854-6397

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threescocatering@shaw.ca

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Residential, Commercial & Mobile Homes Interior & Exterior Renovations We Do It All....Jack Of All Trades Plumbing, Electrical, Drywall, Tiling, Framing & More! * Great Rates * Written Quotes

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Creditors Calling? Need control back?

Call us for free information. Our friendly staff will review your options for dealing with unpaid bills.

HANDYPERSONS

COMPLETE HANDYMAN SERVICES

Kristy 604.488.9161

Mike 604-820-0012

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HOME IMPROVEMENTS

www.wihnan.ca 604-(604)859-5585

HELP WANTED

33781 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford. Wihnan Trustee Corp Trustees in Bankruptcy DROWNING IN DEBTS? Helping Canadians 25 years. Lower payments by 30%, or cut debts 70% thru Settlements. AVOID BANKRUPTCY! Free consultation. www.mydebtsolution.com or Toll Free 1 877-556-3500

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

or 1-866-669-9222

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 IF YOU own a home or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS can lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1.800.587.2161. or 1-866-669-9222

5111 - 272 Street, Langley, BC Entry-level warehouse order selector positions are available at our perishable facility, as well as for our dry goods facility. Stable, part-time, union positions with hours ranging 16-40 hours per week. EV Logistics offers an attractive compensation package with an ability to earn up to $15.45 an hour and regular progressive increases every 500-1000 hours worked. An excellent training program is provided. Requirements: Ability to do repetitive physical work that requires lifting 20-80lb cases of grocery products. Weekend work, flexible daytime and afternoon availability and English communication skills essential. No access to public transit.

Please bring your resume for the interview. Check out our web site www.evlogistics.com to learn more!

www.aldergrovestar.com

604-859-9686

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

Physic Healer

11:00am – 3:00pm

Delivery Drivers

SPRING RELAX SPA

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Saturday, September 8th NOW HIRING!

#1 in the Fraser Valley

Call Carol at 604-556-7102

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One that will develop knowledge, skills & especially the children’s self-esteem & self confidence? Located in central Abbotsford. I am very experienced in the teaching field & really enjoy the music / children combination.

Please fax 604-796-0318 or e-mail: mikayla.tamihilog@shaw.ca

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VOLUNTEERS

Are you looking for a positive musical experience for your children?

or 1-866-669-9222

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PERSONAL SERVICES

The British Columbia Press Council

Fax resume to 250-594-1198 or

Must be able to work weekends.

Please Fax Resume to: 604-854-1385 or apply in person at BEST WESTERN BAKERVIEW INN 1821 Sumas Way ABBOTSFORD

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EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

CERTIFIED ELECTRICIANS WANTED for growing northern company. Competitive wages and benefits. Safety tickets needed. Fax 250-775-6227 or email: info@torqueindustrial.com. Apply online: www.torqueindustrial.com.

EXCAVATOR OPERATOR

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EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

MONEYPROVIDER.COM. $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877776-1660. or 1-866-669-9222

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LEGAL SERVICES

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

CRIMINAL RECORD? Guaranteed Record Removal since 1989. Confidential, Fast, & Affordable. Our A+BBB Rating assures EMPLOYMENT & TRAVEL FREEDOM. Call for FREE INFO. BOOKLET

1-8-NOW-PARDON (1-866-972-7366) RemoveYourRecord.com

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1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Real Professionals, Reasonable. Rates. Different From the Rest. 604-721-4555. SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240

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CLEANING SERVICES

FRASER VALLEY MAID GREEN $39/hr. Includes 2 cleaners. Several cleaning options available. Insured & Bonded. (604)302-1696

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CONCRETE & PLACING

Anderson’s Concrete & Home Repairs Placing, finishing, forms. All types concrete & home repairs. 30Yrs exp Steve 604-855-1791/604-996-1694

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COUNTERTOPS

ONE STOP COUNTERTOP SHOP Call Al or Ron at 604-746-2282 FOR A FREE QUOTE.

MOVING & STORAGE

#1 As in movers we trust. Reliable Honest Movers. Same day moves & deliveries. Starting, $45hr + gas. (604)997-0332 / (604)745-7918

329 PAINTING & DECORATING TOM’S PAINTING & DECORATING Interior ~ Exterior / Ind ~ Residential 604-853-9429 ~ 778-982-2191 AAA PRECISION PAINTING. Quality work. 778-881-6096.


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PRESSURE WASHING POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING

SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE

Call Ian 604-724-6373 ABOVE THE REST “ Interior & Exterior Unbeatable Prices & Professional Crew. • Free Est. • Written Guarantee • No Hassle • Quick Work • Insured • WCB

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS AT SKY VIEW ROOFING LTD Lic. & Ins. Exc. Refs. 10% Discount 604-317-4729 skyviewroofing1.com

A-TECH Services 604-230-3539

Mainland Roofing Ltd.

Running this ad for 8yrs

CLEAN OUT YOUR CLOSETS WITH DOLLAR DEALS 604-854-6397

PAINT SPECIAL 3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour

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(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services.

25 yrs in roofing industry

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

PLUMBING

www.paintspecial.com

Northstar Painting Ltd.- The Small jobs - We do it all! Interior and at Students Rates. WCB Safe, Reli778.344.1069

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RUBBISH REMOVAL

RECYCLE-IT!

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

On Time, As Promised, Service Guaranteed!

604.587.5865

www.recycleitcanada.ca

DISPOSAL BINS Residential & Commercial Services

www.mainlandroof.com

RUBBISH REMOVAL

Rubbish Removal, Caring for the Earth. Professional Quality Service at Great Rates. 604-787-8782 CLASSIFIED ADS MEAN MORE BUSINESS PHONE 604-854-6397

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WANTED MOTOR BIKE any size or kind, running or not, pay up to $100. 604-308-4225. SWING SET WITH 2 swings, glider and slide, $70. 604-852-5953. 4 TEAK CHAIRS in good condition, $100. 604-832-0706 or 604302-0407. DAVENPORT COUCH, Kroehler, tan, firm, in new condition. $100. 604-832-0706 or 604-302-0407. GRACO “Marquis” STROLLER, navy / dark green plaid, good clean condition, $20. 604-8506726. TWILIGHT BOOK SERIES set of 4 - 2 hardcover, 2 soft cover, also hardcover Director’s Notebook “Story of how they made the movie”, excellent condition, $15 for all. 604-850-6726. TEEN MOUNTAIN BIKE, $75. 604504-0212 or 604-807-7864. 4 USED TIRES 185 65 R15, good tread, $100. 604-504-0212 or 604807-7864. WANTED 10 X 10 CANVAS gazebo replacement cover, 8 seams, will pay $50. 604-852-2440. WHITE ARBORITE DINING table, four velour chairs, excellent condition, $100. 604-852-2440. SMALL BLOCK MOPAR E body exhaust manifolds stock, $80. 604850-3114. NINTENDO 360, $100. 604-8506498. NINTENDO 360 ACCESSORIES and two wireless controllers, $50. 604-850-6498. NINTENDO 360 GAMES, 14, $100. Call for more info 604-850-6498. WANTED 30 X 80 STORM DOOR, pay up to $40. 604-853-3756. SCROLL SAW, 16” THROAT, $30. 604-853-6070. DADO SAW, 7” CARBIDE, 3/16 13/16, $20. 604-853-6070. WALTER 4” ANGLE grinder with 20 extra discs, $40. 604-853-6070. FORD ESCORT HATCHBACK 1994 master cylinder, new, $50. 604859-0906

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SHOPMATE HALF SHEET sander, $20. Ryobi belt sander, used once, 3”, $30. Power planer, new, 2 1/2”, carrying case, $30. 604-853-6070. SMALL DRILL PRESS on cabinet stand, castors, $75. 604-853-6070. RYOBI BAND SAW, new on cabinet stand, $100. obo. 604-853-6070. BRAZING TORCH self ignite with propane tank, full with regulator, $40. 604-853-6070. BELT SANDER BELTS, 3” X 23 3/4” various grits 80, $40. 604853-6070. FOR SALE NEVER USED dart board, $45. Canning jars, .25¢ each. 604-859-5916. TURNTABLE YAMAHA P450 full automatic servo diamond stylus 33/45 assorted vinyls LP-45. All for $100. 604-852-2298. EGYPTIAN HAND PAINTED plates, 6, $15. each. New iron board, $10. 604-557-9474. NEW CARD TABLE with 4 padded chairs, $100. 604-557-9474. TWO OLD MOTHER & CHILD 23” high statues, red buddha, all $75. Microwave, family size, $10. Ouiji board, $10. 604-557-9474. BATHROOM CABINET with mirror, $95. 604-557-9474. MICH ALL SEASON 195 65R 14” plus alum sport rim, 80% tread left, $99. firm. 604-859-0906. MICH ALL SEASON 195 65R 14” plus alum sport rim, 80% tread left, $99. firm. 604-859-0906. MICH ALL SEASON 195 65R 14” plus alum sport rim, 80% tread left, $99. firm. 604-859-0906. MICH ALL SEASON 195 65R 14” plus alum sport rim, 80% tread left, $99. firm. 604-859-0906. FORD ESCORT HATCHBACK 1994 timing belt, new, $40. 604-8590906. FORD ESCORT HATCHBACK 1994 water pump, new, $50. 604-8590906 ADAM’S TRAIL A BIKE tow along bike for child, good cond $50.00 604-820-8218

MAZDA 1994 PROTEGE left CV axle, new, $80. 604-859-0906. GRACO HIGHCHAIR, almost brand new, $50. New still in box, bathtub grip, $30. 604-807-5449. GRACO PLAYPEN, rarely been used, $100. 604-807-5449. METAL DINING ROOM table, glass top & 4 chairs, $80. 604-807-5449. AIR CONDITIONER, SEARS “Kenmore” 12,000 BTU, only used two seasons, $100. Moving must sell (if no answer leave message). 604-850-0727. FISH TANK, $100. 604-853-4050. COMPUTER CHAIR, $50. Exercise bike, $30. 604-853-4050. DISHWASHER, WHITE, $100. 604853-4050. AIR CONDITIONER, $50. 604-8534050. STOVE, WHITE, almost new, $100. 604-853-4050. STURDY CHROME TABLE, arborite top, great for sewing or crafts, $50. China cabinet with hutch, glass doors, $50. 604-859-4048. WANTED: LAWN MOWER FREE for parts working or not 604-8262644 HEAVY DUTY WASHING machine GE, 4yrs old excellent cond $100 obo 604-814-3228 HEAVY DUTY DRYER GE, 4yrs old excellent cond $100 obo 604-8143228 2 MIRROR 41”X66 3/4” and 41”X64 3/4” $10 each Phone Kim 604-826-9322 DRYER IN CLEAN good working cond $100.00 604-826-2430 WASHER IN CLEAN good working cond $100.00 604-826-2430 APT SIZE FREEZER chest type IN CLEAN good working cond $100.00 604-826-2430 FULL SIZE FRIDGE Side by side, in good clean working cond $100.00 604-826-2430 COIL TOP REG STOVE in clean good working cond $100.00 604826-2430

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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

SHORKIES beautiful Yorkie/Shih Tzu X pups, $600. 2 M & 2 F, happy, 1st shots, vet chkd, good pet homes only. (604)510-1477 Toy Australian Shepherds, 3 merle males, 1 tri color male, 8 wks old, $500, 604-819-5500, 604-794-3231 YORKIE PUPS. P/B no papers. Shots, vet checked, female, 8 weeks. $850. 604-702-8338 Chwk

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 509

Pick Up or Delivery 8590 SYLVESTER RD. 604-820-0808 www.jonesbroscartageltd.com

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

AUCTIONS Big Valley Auction 604-857-0800 www.bigvalleyauction

SPECIALTY AUCTION

✦ Mushroom Manure ✦ Bark Mulch ✦ Sand & Gravel

MAX. TOTAL VALUE OF BUCKPASSER AD: $100

FRUIT & VEGETABLES

Sept. 5th @ 5:00pm Preview 9:00am

*Tool Cabinets *Tool Chests *New In Box Hand Tools *Estate & Storage Lockers *Yakima Roof Racks

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

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BOARDING

MISSION: Barn with room for 2 horses on 2 acres. Near Municipal Hall - Dewdney Trunk Rd. Avail. now. Call 604-826-2271

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FEED & HAY

#1 PET SOURCE • Pet Food & Accessories • Livestock Feed & Hay • Wild Bird Seed & Accessories • Whole Lot More 34633 Vye Rd. Abbotsford B.C. (just past Costco) 604-556-7477 www.buckerfields.org

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BOUVIER PUPS, home raised, loyal & loving. var. colors $800. Call 250-486-6773. sm.white@shaw.ca CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866

The Valley’s Premier Farm Market Family owned & operated since 1975

CANNING TIME!! Peaches Green Beans Beets ~ Carrots Dill Cukes Silver Skin Onions

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS

www.dannyevans.ca

Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

Open Daily 8am ~ 6pm 5486 Riverside Street Corner of Harris & Riverside Matsqui Village

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FUEL

FULLY SEASONED, Alder, Maple, Birch. Split & Delivered. Free kindling. Phone 604-789-1492 anytime

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FURNITURE

A New Pillowtop Mattress Set Still in Packaging! Can Deliver! $150 - Call: 604-484-0379 BEAUTIFUL round glass top bamboo table & 4 chairs $300. obo. 22” flat screen TV $100. 604-744-8272

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

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GARAGE SALES

31790 UNION AVENUE

CLEARBROOK

Viewing Sunday, Sept 9th

Crime Free Living HURON COURT ✳ 1 Bdrm. from $625/mo. ✳ 2 Bdrms from $745/mo.

CENTRAL AUCTION #313 - 20560 - Langley By Pass (#10 Hwy) 604-534-8322 www.centralauction.ca LOOKING FOR A NEW JOB? Use bcclassified.com - Employment Section 100’s

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Rent incl’s; Heat, H/wtr, U/G Pkg Quiet, Well Maint. Build. No Pets.

Seniors Discount $25

★ GARAGE SALE ADS ★

UNDER $300

GARAGE SALE ADS

2008 ATV in good condition. Recently overhauled. Asking $300. obo. 604-859-2247

ARE PUBLISHED IN THE THURSDAY

STOVE; ‘’Gallery’’ 4 burner gas stove, self-cleaning, in good cond, $275. Please call: (778)240-4246

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Abbots. clean & spacious *2 Bdrm units from $750 & up Some w/insuite laundry hook-up, d/w, prkg. Part of the Abbotsford Crime Free Housing Program Cat OK . Call: 604-832-8909 ------------------------------------------Baywest Management Corp.

TUESDAY @ 11:30 AM

FARM EQUIPMENT

FRUIT & VEGETABLES APPLES

★★ NOW OPEN ★★ U-Pick also available Frozen IQF raspberries, blackberries & blueberries. Fresh potatoes and squash. Willow View Farms Country Store Open Mon-Sat 9 - 5:30 ~ Sun 11- 5:30 288 McCallum Rd. 2 mi S of fwy 604-854-8710

www.willowviewfarms.com

Taking orders only, while supplies last. Bluecrop - ORGANIC spray only $2.00/lb. min. 10 lbs. or $1.90/lb. with your containers.

604-852-4776 GlenmoreBlueberryFarm@live.com

Abbotsford, deluxe, large apts Newer, well maintained bldg. 2 Bths in 2 Bdr units from $895 Gas heat, f/p, d/w, inste w/d hookup, gated u/g prkg. Cat OK Call: 604-870-9797 www.apt4rent.ca

DEADLINE:

MIRAX LUMBER SHAVINGS & SAWDUST SALES Good for blueberries, dairy farms, etc. Call Sunny @ 604-807-2097

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32101 Mt. Waddington Ave

HOMESTEAD ESTATES

33382 George Ferguson Way

WOODEN CRIB (Convertible), from Sears, almost new, includes bed sheets, $500. obo. 604-807-5449

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604-850-2467 Baywest Mgmt Corp

& THE MISSION RECORD

$499 & UNDER

Blueberry Farm

bcclassified.com 604-854-6397

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

LOTS OF LOCAL FRUIT & VEGGIES!

Monday Sept 10th

Glenmore CHINESE SHAR PEIS. Healthy happy M. & F. Variety of colors & ages. Brush & bear coats. House raised. Well socialized. Vet ✔, shots. Now 604-814-0038. sonjasdogs@yahoo.ca

APARTMENT/CONDOS

633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS

Antique furnishings and local collectibles, consignments welcome • Tree & Stump Removal • Certified Arborists • 20 yrs exp. • 60’ Bucket Truck • Crown Reduction • Spiral Pruning • Land Clearing • Selective Logging ~ Fully Insured • Best Rates ~

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TREE SERVICES

Tree removal done RIGHT!

REAL ESTATE

NEWER 2 bdrm, 2 bath condo at Willow Creek Aldergrove. Nice kitchen, view from balcony. Walk to shops. N/S. Available Immediately. Call Susan at 604-308-2359

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MALTESE pups, Born July 13. 2 Males-Non-shed. vet ✔, dewormed, 1shots. $750/ea. 604-464-5077

CEDAR HEDGES ~ Samrac 1 1/2’ to 2’. 50¢ each. 4’ to 7’ also available. Good quality. 4123 Wright St. Call 604-825-2536

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ENGLISH BULLDOG P/B pups. Beautiful, loving, healthy, family raised. 1st shots, micro chipped, 2 year genetic health guart’d. Born June 12th. $2,000. 604-850-4192.

MISSION TOPSOIL ✦ Screened Topsoil

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ENGLISH Springer Spaniel Puppies- Non-reg. $850 Ready end of Sept/12. 5 br/wht 2 blk/wht male/female. call after 6pm or text before to 604-798-4998

359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL

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

DEADLINE: Wednesday, 4:00 p.m.

PETS

DALMATIANS, 3M, born july 9, ckc reg., shots, dewormed, $1000-$1500. (604)793-5130, (604)723-2232

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

CLASSIFIED ADS WORK! CALL 604-854-6397

RECYCLE YOUR JUNK!

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P/B Choc. lab puppies, 4 F. left, born June 27, CKC reg. vet✓ $700. 604-217-6551 or 604-825-1730.

Residential Specialists. BIG jobs, Exterior Projects. Master Painters able, Efficient & Quality Paint.

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BIRCHWOOD MANOR

ABBOTSFORD: 1 bdrm from $620. 30+. Under new management. Close to UFV, hosp & walking dist. to shops. Full size F/S D/W. All units fully renovated. Available now. Call 604-615-9727

CANOPY FOR BOAT or trailer, size 13 X 26, white. New in boxes, $150. obo. 604-852-2440.

ABBOTSFORD 2184 McKenzie Rd Spac 2 bdrm. New carpet & paint, $675. No dogs. Dirk 604-535-3475.

FIREWOOD

Abbotsford, 2bd, incl. W/D, 2 week early move in, no charge $800, avail. immed. Collin, Stratatech Consulting Ltd. 604-703-6209

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PALLETS Available Come & Help Yourself Also great for crafts etc

BACK PARKING LOT (by shed) ABBOTSFORD NEWS 34375 Gladys Ave. SAWMILLS from only $3997 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT. THE BARGAIN STORE BUY / SELL USED FURNITURE 604-826-3810

ABBOTSFORD. 2 bdrm, 1.5 baths, 2 prk, N/S N/P. Cls to frwy & hosp, $750. Sept. 1st. Call 604-870-9555

ABBOTSFORD 2 bdrm., 2 baths, f/p, w/d, d/w. lam., patio, 2 u/g prkg. $900 mo. incl. gas (604)819-7574

ABBOTSFORD 32120 Peardonville 1 bdrm. apt., top floor, F/S, D/W, gas f/p, NO SMOKING, NO PETS. Call Doreen @ 604-302-1229.

ABBOTSFORD,32120 Peardonville 2 bdrm, 2 baths apt., corner unit, F/S, D/W, gas f/p, A/C NO SMOKING, NO PETS. Phone Doreen @ 604-302-1229. Abbotsford

33810 Fern St.

Lge 1 Bdrm, 3 appl. Prkg. NS/NP. $695. Move in Allowance, Immed 778-344-7654 / 604-744-5173.

ABBOTSFORD - Abby Glen Apt’s 2959 Tims St. Reno’d 1 & 2 bdrm suites avail. Call 778-880-0920.

ABBOTSFORD. Charlotte Manor. 2 Bdrm $750/mo incl hot water. Near rec center/bus. Ref’s. On duty manager. Call 604-864-8565.


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RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

ABBOTSFORD

MAINSTREET EQUITY CORP.

Under New Management

Rental Incentive on 1 year Lease

Rental Incentive on 1 year Lease

NEW LOWER RENTS SENIOR’S DISCOUNT

PET FRIENDLY BUILDINGS!

Pet Friendly Buildings!

1 & 2 Bedroom Suites

2485 Hilltout Street 1 Bedroom - $604.00 2 Bedrooms - $688.00

Clean & Large, hot water included. N/S Secured U/G parking available. Outdoor pool in garden setting. Sorry N/P. Close to all amenities. Ref’s req’d.

Call 604-751-2147

THIS IS WHERE YOU WANT TO LIVE

LET’S MAKE A DEAL

Phone 604-556-7705 Abbotsford - Close to Everything! Quiet area, HUGE suites, unique layouts, Storage and more. 1- Bd from $650. 2- Bd from $800. Call Park Lane Manor to view: 778-344-Apts (2787) ABBOTSFORD, College Park. 2 bd, 975 sf, 2 bath, inste lndry, 2 prkg stalls, excercise room, 1 yr lease. $900/mo. N/P. 604-504-7730.

Call 604-751-2147 2814 Pratt Crescent 1 Bedroom from $604.00 2 Bdrms from $788.00

Call 604-557-6054 32030 George Ferguson Way

1 Bedroom from $665.00 2 Bdrms from $756.00

Call 604-557-3592 33136 George Ferguson Way

1 Bedroom from $604.00 2 Bdrms from $688.00

604-853-0333 ABBOTSFORD

Forest Terrace Apartments 34313 Forrest Terrace Abbotsford’s Best Kept Secret

1 & 2 Bdrms Stes

Mainstreet Equity apartments are well secured and safe homes for your peace of mind.

Available Now! 1 Bedroom - Also Bach. & 2 Bedroom SENIORS DISCOUNTS Heat, Hot Water & Basic Cable included. Crime Free & Certified. N/S - N/P, Close to all amens. Lease & Refs. Required.

Call 604-852-7350 ABBOTSFORD

Heat & Hot Water Included D D D D

1909 SALTON RD. Abbotsford

604-853-6620

Forest Village Apartments ABBOTSFORD. Large, modern 2 bdrm., 2 full baths, top flr w/greenbelt view, 3 appl, insuite ldry. Sept. 15. N/S. $900. Marty 778-846-9400 Looking for a “SUPER” employee? Advertise in the best-read community newspapers 604-854-6397

1 Bdrms ...... from $604/mo. 2 Bdrms ...... from $688/mo. 33405 Bourquin Place

11 LOCATIONS

• Bachelor • 1 Bdrm. • 2 Bdrm. Inquire About Current Rental Incentives...

PET FRIENDLY BUILDINGS! FOR LEASING & INFO.

Call Shawn 604-751-2934 or E-mail: abbotleasing1@mainst.biz Abbotsford

You Choose! Small selection of standard and upgraded suites. 1-beds from $650 2-beds from $800. Indoor pool, fitness & games room!

Call to view 778-344-Apts (2787)

2441 COUNTESS ST. Phone 604-850-5375 (Senior’s Discount & Dam. Dep. Reduced) Secure Undgrnd Prk & Elevator! 1 bdrm from .......................$620 1 bdrm + den from .............$650 2 bdrm from ......................$700 2 bdrm (totally reno’d)...... $790 Furn 2 bdrm .....$990 incl hydro

MAPLE RIDGE

1 & 2 Bdrms $790/$890 GREAT LOCATION

Queen Anne Apts. * Renovated Suites * INCLUDES: HEAT, HOT WATER & HYDRO Near Shopping & Amenities.

Upper floor; 2 bdrm suite in 4-plex unit. On quiet well established street. Gas f/p, balcony, extra storage space. 1 block to hospital, bus stop, shops and close to schools. Washer/dryer, fridge/stove. $875/mo incl utils. Min 1 year lease. Non smokers. Refs. required. Available now.

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SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

MISSION 1 bdrm. in Hatzic. Large, n/s, all inclusive, wifi, own patio, w/d small pet okay. $750. 604-820-7198 MISSION. 2 bdrm. bsmt. suite. Nr Albert McMahon schl. Avail Sept 1. 604-820-2219 or 604-615-4538 MISSION Cedar/10. 1 bdrm & den, freshly renovated. Suit single prof. Ref’s. $850/mo. 604-820-5251.

Metal Recycling Ltd.

MISSION, COLLEGE HTS. 2 bdrm g/l. Nice quiet area. Priv deck/ entr. $800/mo. N/P. N/S. 604-820-4627

751

We Pay CA$H For •Auto •Scrap Metals •Batteries •Machinery •Lead

Scotty 604-313-1887

SUITES, UPPER

FAST EASY REMOVAL OF UNWANTED VEHICLES Cash for all cars, trucks, vans, machines.

MATSQUI. Brand new 2 bdrm. upper suite on farm. Close to town. N/p. Call 604-825-8090 CLASSIFIED ADS MEAN MORE BUSINESS PHONE 604-854-6397

752

TOWNHOUSES

ABBOTSFORD, 33499 Marshall, 3 bdrm, 3 level, 1.5 bath, 1800 sf $1100/mo. Avail Sept 1. Call 604-557-0411 or 604-807-3294.

(604)826-9076

MISSION: 3 Bdrm Townhome, quiet family complex. Rent geared to income. N/P. 604-820-1715

TRANSPORTATION

Call 604-853-8830

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ABBOTSFORD. 2 bdrm house, (1,000 sq.ft.) on acreage. Close to UFV and town. $975 + utils. N/P. Avail. now. Phone 604-852-4021 TOP CA$H PAID TODAY For SCRAP VEHICLES!

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

The Scrapper

ABBOTSFORD. Avail now. Clean 6 bdrm, 3 baths, dbl garage, 5 appls, NP. $1500 + utils. 604-807-6477. ABBOTSFORD, East. 5 Bd, 6 appl, 3 level home. Avail now. $1500/mo neg for long term. 604-768-9508. ABBOTSFORD. Large exec. home in country setting. 3-4 bdrm, 5 appl, b/i vac. $1350. N/S. 604-309-8611. ABBOTSFORD SPACIOUS 4 bdrm home, finished bsmt. Garage, huge yard. 604-852-8160 after 6pm

MISSION GROUND LEVEL SUITE North Side of Hatzic Lake Water Front Property w/ Dock.

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

Beautiful, Bright, Main level, 1,200sf. 3 bdrm. 1 bath. $1000/mo. + utils. Available Now!

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ROOMS FOR RENT SCRAP CARS & METALS - CA$H for CARS Up to $300. No Wheels - No Problem! Friendly & Professional Service. Servicing the Fraser Valley 1-855-771-2855

SENIOR’S DISCOUNT

604-463-7450 604-463-2236 12186-224 St, Maple Ridge Certified Crime Free Buildings Mission

CEDARWOOD MANOR * * * *

Friendly Management 2 Bedroom Suites Insuite Laundry Adult Oriented

604-820-0128 MISSION

ABBOTSFORD East furn.rm incl utils, use of lndry & kit. Ns/Np $425 +$200DD. 604-853-8175, 751-1520

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33366 2nd Ave. Mission

1 bdrms. from $630/mo.

STORAGE

LOCKABLE STORAGE / WORKSHOP spaces. 20’ X 40’, drive in. Small sizes available. 6 am - 10 pm access. Chase Monday - Friday. 8 am - 5 pm. 604-826-2383

Quiet, well managed, on site manager. Close to Downtown & Westcoast Express. NO PETS. References Required.

APARTMENTS Large, Bright & Clean 2 Bdrms Avail

with 1 YEAR LEASE.... GET 12th MONTH FREE!!! No Pets. Written ref’s required.

750

830

RV PADS

QUIET FAMILY CAMPGROUND On #7 Hwy 20 Min. East of Mission monthly year round sites 4 rent $315/mo incl water & sewer, elec. metered. Park model RV’s welcome. No GPS Service avail Call for location (604)826-2741

HABITAT APARTMENTS

MISSION HILLS:

MISSION: PRINCESS DAPHNE APTS - SPACIOUS 1 bdrm starting at $630 & 2 bds starting $750, 1.5 bth, h, h/w & prkg incl.Games rm Criminal Record check may be req. 33561 Third Ave. 604-820-3013.

MISSION: WANTED: Responsible Individual(s)

Clean, very quiet, large,

Managed by ECM Strata - Rental Division

MISSION Downtown 1 bdrm $625/mo; beaut. bachelor ste $550 Sec bldg. Ref’s. N/P.604-814-2435.

MISSION. Newly reno 2 bdrm 1200 sf., w/d. Wheelchair accessible. $775 + utils. No dogs. 604-5139445 leave message

TRANSPORTATION

E ABBY. 3BR, 2BTH, Lrg, Bright Bsmt suite, walk to schools N/P, N/S. Ref. Reqd. $1250. 778-2418530

DUPLEXES/4PLEXES

ABBOTSFORD. 2 bdrm. with bsmt, fcd yard nr UFV. $875. Immed. Pet on approval. Ref’s. 604-852-7695.

SUITES, LOWER

CARS - DOMESTIC

ABBOTSFORD: AVAIL. IMMED. 2100 sq.ft., 4 bdrm, rec room, 2.5 baths, 2 gas f/ps, single garage, lrg, fenced b/yard, hot tub. $1600/mo + util. N/S. Pets negot. Ref’s. Located 31443 Winton Ave. 604-854-2085

604-826-2538

MISSION: 1 bdrm $625 (1 person) or 2 brm $725, 2nd or 3rd Ave Call Steve: (604)751-3885

715

ABBOTSFORD. 4 bdrm house, ctrl area near schls & shops. $1300 + utils. Avail now. 604-850-7609

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ABBOTSFORD RENOVATED SUITES

MISSION: RUTLEDGE HSE CTR 775 sf. 3-office Suite + ktchn; wshr. New carpet; new paint $985/mo.+ HST Call 604-826-5847

CEDAR GREEN APARTMENTS

or Email

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Mission Downtown 550sf bright 2nd flr office 33121 Railway St. New floors. Immed. $500 604-816-2435

ABBOTSFORD-4 bdrm. 2 bath, f/s, w/d, fnc’d. nr. Tenbroek elem. Avail. now $1225/mo. 604-807-2020

meadowood@ pacificquorum.com

3046 Clearbrook Road

MISSION AREA. 800 SQ. FT. SHOP. Available now. $450 + hst + hydro + gas. Security check and ref’’s. 604-820-8477, 604-820-0832.

Website: www.mainst.biz

Phone 604-852-4696

✦ Senior Discount ✦ Resident Managers ✦ Sorry No Pets

MATSQUI 1600 sf. 12’ ceiling, good for shop / storage. 12 X 12 doors. Close to town. N/p. 604-825-8090

ABBOTSFORD 2 bdrm. cottage, nr UFV util incl. N/p no w/d. $750 + 1/2 DD. Ref’s. 604-864-7366 10 - 6 pm

Apartment & Townhouse Complex

Townhouses

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CLEARBROOK: Bright 2 bdrm. Cls to bus routes & pools. N/P. Avail. now. 604-852-6879, 604-308-9795

For leasing enquiries Call 604-751-2934 Mainstreet Equity Corp.

MEADOWOOD

Apartments

709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL ABBOTSFORD - Attractive office &/or Retail Spaces Available. All located within Abbotsford’s business core. Ph Frank@ Noort Investments 604-835-6300.

Need

ABBOTSFORD

Outdoor Pool Parking Extra Storage Renovated / No Pets

1 BDRMS from $595/mo. 2 BDRMS from $695/mo. 3 BDRMS. from $1050/mo.

33298 Robertson Ave.

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RENTALS

33263 Bourquin Crescent East

Bachelors .... from $573/mo. 1 Bdrms ...... from $688/mo. 2 Bdrms ...... from $848/mo.

Website:

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1 Bedroom lofts & 2 Bedrooms 5 Appliances

Great View

Villa Monaco

Call 604-751-2125

1 Month FREE Rent On 1 Year Lease Early and Immediate Possession Available

ABBOTSFORD

Bachelors ........ from $521/mo. 1 Bdrms ........... from $625/mo. 2 Bdrms ........... from $771/mo.

33184 George Ferguson Way

1 & 2 Bedroom Heat / hot water included 3 Appliances

Call Esther 604-853-0549

Villa Vista 33292 Robertson Ave East

Call 604-557-3708

2 Full Baths, In-Suite Storage, Fridge, Stove, Dishwasher, Garburator, In-Suite Laundry Hook-ups, On-Site Mgmt Please call for Prices. Sorry no pets

Age 40 Senior & Adult Oriented Come See What You Have Been Missing!

Call 604-751-3619

1 Bdrms ...... from $604/mo. 2 Bdrms ...... from $688/mo.

Call 604-751-2165

BACHELOR APARTMENT $440/mo. N/P ~ N/S. Hot water & cable included. Quiet, parklike setting.

1 Bdrms ..... from $625/mo. 2 Bdrms ...... from $771/mo.

2525 Hilltout Street 1 Bedroom - $604.00 2 Bedrooms - $688.00

1 Bedroom from $604.00 2 Bdrms from $688.00

ABBOTSFORD CRIME FREE Multi Housing Program

CHELSEA PARK GARDENS 33710 Marshall Road

RENTALS

SUITES, LOWER

ABBOTSFORD: 1 Bdrm bsmt, newly reno’d, Sept15. $575 incl hydro & cbl. No lndry, ns/np. 604-614-2764 ABBOTSFORD 2 bdrm suite. Mt. Lehman. N/s, n/p. $700/mo. incl util. No ldry. Sept. 1/15. 604-859-6014 ABBOTSFORD 32095 Rogers Ave. Clean 2 bdr gr lvl ste, full bath, avail now. 778-983-2270, 604-217-4541. ABBOTSFORD E. 1 bdrm suite nr ARC. Suit single mature person. N/s N/p. Avail now. $700. 604-308-6238 ABBOTSFORD E. Large 1 bdrm. suite on Sumas Mtn. Incl all utils & wireless internet. Close to all amen & Hwy 1. Np/ns. $600/mo. Sept. 1. 778-388-0006 or 604-834-5798. ABBOTSFORD, New 1 or 2/bdrm suite. Avail now. N/S, N/P. Close to Mission. Call (604)814-3041

Call 604-826-7880

ABBOTSFORD W. 2 bdrm. 1 bath, w/d. N/p, n/s. Avail. now. Suit small family. $850/mo. + 1/2 utils. Call 604-854-6025 or 778-549-0211.

WE’RE ON THE WEB www.bcclassified.com

ALDERGROVE: Gloucester area 2 Bdrm bsmt suite, W/D, $1150/mo Avail immed. Ph: 604-649-3557.

MOTORCYCLES

2009 SUZUKI S40. 650 cc. 2,700 kms. Like new. $5,200. Call 604-309-3564

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RECREATIONAL/SALE

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

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

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CARS - DOMESTIC

1988 CHRYSLER LEBARON convert. new top, brand new brakes & tires. 100 km on 2nd mtr. Will trade for older pickup in good shape. Phone (604)625-3299. 2005 LINCOLN SL. Collectible. Automatic. Black w/chrome wheels. Asking $20,000. 604-852-4879 2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA LS V-6, auto, ice cold air, loaded, no accidents. Only $3750 604-556-4242

1991 Class A MOTORHOME 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

2006 CHRYSLER 300, 4 dr, loaded, 77K, fresh AirCare, awesome shape, $9950. Jim 604-828-2084

WE’RE ON THE WEB www.bcclassified.com

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 2002 NISSAN SENTRA 128,000km, silver, manual trans. ps., pb., pl., keyless, one owner, no accidents. $4200. (604)657-6844

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

2007 HARLEY SPORTSTER

2006 MAZDA 3 - 4 dr sedan. auto, 2l, 70,000 kms, Blue. Many options. $7700/firm (604)538-4883

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

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

Use bcclassified.com - Merchandise for Sale 500’s

BUYING OR SELLING?

TRUCKS & VANS

1991 TOYOTA PICKUP, 4 X 4, 5 speed standard, 3L, V6. Asking $2,200. Call (604)859-3596 1997 Aerostar XLT sport, 3L auto, 148K, RWD, a/c, fresh aircare, runs great, $2200 obo, 604-820-8218 2000 Honda CRV. $5000 obo. 250K Km. Original ower. Kept in very good shape. Recent tune up. Call 604-768-6824. 2008 FORD F150 regular cab 2 whl dr 8ft box auto V6 only 14,000kms, silver $10,000 firm 604-538-4883 ‘84 Chev. Red P/U 1/2 Auto, looks & runs great $2900 o.b.o 794-3084 WANTED TO BUY 1992 to 1998 Chev 1/2 ton Silverado with reg. cab. Private deal. (604)823-6530


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September 04, 2012 edition of the Abbotsford News