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With her husband still missing after 13 years, a Delta woman’s son is now also gone

A mom’s plea: ‘Just bring my boy home’ by Kevin Diakiw THIRTEEN YEARS ago, Tracey Fry’s

husband went missing and never returned. And at the beginning of this month, her son has dropped from sight, leaving the family in a dreadful state of déja vu. On Valentine’s Day in 2000, Tracey Fry, a Delta resident, woke to find her husband Glenn Fry gone. The second she realized he was missing, she had an awful feeling he was gone for good. “I woke up in a start at 7 a.m. that morning (and) I had a really hard Kevin Fry feeling in my gut,” Tracey told The Leader Tuesday. Glenn Fry didn’t show up for work that day, and he remains missing. As to whether he left on his own volition – or met with foul play – Tracey is not sure. “Through the years, I’ve gone through everything that you can imagine,” she said. “There’s times when I think he’s gone, there’s times when I think he just skipped out.”


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Final say is Jan. 14 for proposed complex in South Surrey

From left, Amrit Ghuman with Anoop Ghuman, 10 months, Aman Virk with Mahi Virk, 7 months, and Amy Ghuman Sara with Vardaan Sara, 3. Nine years ago, Ghuman Sara and other members of Trinjan – the Punjabi Folk organized the first Kuri Mundey Di Lohri in Surrey.

If 100 to 150 speakers address council, casino hearing could last more than 12 hours by Kevin Diakiw


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nights Surrey council has seen in recent memory. City staff are “guesstimating” that on Monday, Jan. 14, there will be as many as 1,000 people packing city hall for a decision about a South Surrey casino application. Further, it’s estimated that 100 to 150 of those people will want to address council. If that many people take their full fiveminute time limit for speaking, the casino hearing would run in excess of 12 hours. Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts told The Leader last week she plans to carry the meeting through to the end rather than interrupt the process and continue it on a subsequent night. Watts said that’s out of respect for the people who come to share their thoughts. It will be up to council whether to vote on the project immediately following speakers’ comments. The wide-spread attention is regarding a plan to build a $100-million casino and entertainment complex on an 18-acre parcel of land at 10 Avenue and 168 Street. As a host city, Surrey stands to reap about $3 million annually in casino revenues. If approved, the slots at the existing casino in Newton at 7093 King George Blvd. will be shut down. Whether the bingo hall at that location stays or goes would be completely up to Gateway Casinos, which will be responsible for an upgrade of the Dianne Watts Newton site no matter what council decides on Monday, according to Surrey’s General Manager of Planning and Development Jean LaMontagne. Meanwhile, all eyes are now on the South Surrey casino. To go ahead it needs the blessing of the B.C. Lottery Corporation, which is looking for a nod from Surrey council. The public hearing is scheduled to start at 7 p.m., however, there are five other items on the council agenda prior to the casino. That means the casino application won’t likely be heard until 8 or 8:30 p.m. Some tips for people planning to attend: • Speakers must sign up, and the tables for registering will be open at 5:30 p.m. (Hint: if you want to speak early, get there early). • Speakers in favour will line up on one side of council chambers; those opposed on the other. The mayor will alternate hearing comments between pro and con. • Speakers will be limited to five minutes and are asked to keep it shorter if possible. • Council chambers will open at 7 p.m. and there’s only seating for about 140 in chambers. To get a seat, arrive early. • The city is asking that once you have spoken, leave the council chambers. Several viewing areas will be set up outside.

Lohri in Surrey: All new beginnings are celebrated Cultural festival promotes the value of both boys and girls by Sheila Reynolds

with long-held traditions. “What’s wrong with modifying our traditions?” she asks. “We’re just WheN She and her husband welcomed their son into the world adding the girls to Lohri, instead of just having boys. It’s a life celebrathree years ago, Amy Ghuman Sara’s friends and family were tion, not a specific gender.” thrilled, extending love and best wishes to the new parents. While culturally, much progress has been made, Ghuman Sara Others also offered their praise, but Ghuman Sara got the feeling admits that socially, there’s still plenty of work to be done. She points some were offering congratulations, not just because they’d had a baby, to last month’s gang rape and murder of a young woman in Delhi as an but because the infant in her arms was a boy and not a example. girl. “That really puts things into perspective again. Are It’s an attitude that persists in many cultures, and one we really there? It seems like when we take one step the Surrey woman has been battling for years. ahead, 10 steps back are taken.” It’s been nine years since she and other members of While helping educate about gender equality, Kuri Trinjan - the Punjabi Folk helped organize the first Kuri Mundey Di Lohri is intended to be mostly about havMundey Di Lohri in Surrey. While Lohri has traditioning fun. The evening begins at 4 p.m. with a bonfire ally been for Indian families to celebrate a male birth, where families can perform their personal Amy Ghuman Sara outside the Surrey event has always focused on the birth of all rituals, such as throwing peanuts on the fire. The children born in the last year – boys and girls. celebration inside begins at 5 p.m. when all newborns When Kuri Mundey Di Lohri first began, most of and newlyweds will be introduced and receive a gift. the organizers were barely in their 20s and “just kids” Dinner, dancing and entertainment will follow. themselves. Now, many of them are having their own children. The event takes place Jan. 13 at Dhaliwal Banquet Hall, #206-8166 “We can see the perspective of both sides now,” says Ghuman Sara. 128 St. Tickets are $20, with proceeds benefiting Pratham, an organiza“We know how it feels. It’s given me a stronger edge that if I have a boy tion that supports literacy for disadvantaged children in India. Call and my other friends have girls, there’s no real difference.” 604-612-4586 for tickets or more information. Still, she’s faced criticism from the community for messing

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Missing men: ‘It’s heartbreaking’ From Page 1

Glenn Fry has been missing since 2000.

In either case, she knew in her heart from the outset that he wasn’t coming back. She doesn’t have that same feeling about her son Kevin Fry, who was last seen on Jan. 1. But she says it’s still hard to separate the search for her son with the fact that her husband is still missing without a trace. “It’s heartbreaking,” Tracey said. “It’s one thing to lose your husband, but to lose your son? My God, you didn’t think it could get any worse.” She’s pleading with the public

to keep an eye out for Kevin. “Just bring my boy home. Somebody bring my boy home.” Kevin Fry, a 20-year-old Caucasian, was reported missing on Jan. 4, three days after he was last seen in the area of 157 Street and 108 Avenue. He is 6’1”, 155 lbs, with brown/dirty blond hair and green eyes. When he was last seen, he was wearing a plaid shirt, ball cap, jeans, red-and-black checkered winter coat, and a red backpack. He has a tattoo of a sword with two snakes wrapped around it on his inner

left forearm. Kevin has no known medical health or addiction issues and did not pick up his last paycheque from his employer. It is unusual for him to fail to stay in contact with his family. He does not have a vehicle and uses transit or friends to get around. Tracey believes he may be in the Lower Mainland, however, he has relatives in Kamloops. Anyone with information about Kevin is asked to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800222-8477 (TIPS).

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Flu surge hits B.C. H3N2 usually a ‘more severe’ influenza strain

by Jeff Nagel A spike in flu cases to abnor-

mally high levels in late December has public health officials watchful in case the illness spreads even faster now that kids are back in school. The B.C. Centre for Disease Control said the province is seeing the highest levels of suspected influenza activity in a decade. The main flu virus circulating this year is H3N2, which is one of the three varieties covered by this year’s flu vaccine. The reopening of schools may mean even more potential for the virus to spread between students and then to homes. “It is a potential concern that children can facilitate the spread, they can amplify the spread,” epidemiologist Dr. Danuta Skowronski said. Kids are more susceptible to flu because they have less lifetime exposure to the various viruses than adults, she said. They also have richer social networks and they’re confined together in schools, making transmission more likely. The H3N2 virus generally tends to be “more severe” than other types, Skowronski said, but added it’s too early to say if this year’s flu cases are tending to be


it’s not too late to receive the flu vaccinne, health officials say. worse than normal. The virus has been in circulation in the human population since 1968 but constantly mutates to defeat the immunity of its hosts. There have also been several flu outbreaks at long-term care homes so far this season. Skowronski said it’s not too late to get the flu shot and strongly urged the elderly and those with chronic conditions or compromised immune sys-

tems to get it soon. She also recommends vulnerable groups get early treatment with antiviral medication within 48 hours of symptoms to reduce the risk of a dangerous flu bout. Skowronski said she’s not concerned about a reported shortage of Tamiflu antiviral medication, adding B.C. has enough stockpiled for high-risk patients. The flu season typically runs from November through April and Skowronski said a late-winter wave of flu cases is possible this year from a different flu virus. Health officials are also grappling with a new strain of norovirus, which changes its form every few years, resulting in more cases than usual. “Many people don’t have immunity to this new strain,” said Fraser Health spokesperson Tasleem Juma. “This is a very unpleasant virus but it usually passes within 24 to 48 hours.” The “very contagious” gastrointestinal infection causes vomiting and diarrhea. Officials have battled norovirus outbreaks already at Royal Columbian, Eagle Ridge and Vancouver General hospitals, prompting some ward closures. Juma said ward closures due to norovirus are normal each winter.

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aged when Surrey Memorial Hospital’s ER was flooded in November will be replaced and not repaired. Fraser Health officials say they decided against fixing the old scanner at a cost of about $700,000 because it’s 11 years old and at the end of its useful life anyway. The insurance payout for the repair costs will instead be put against the estimated $2- to $3-million cost of a new MRI scanner and shield, said

Fraser Health executive director Rowena Rizzotti. “We were scheduled for a replacement [MRI] in the new year,” she said. “To invest in a repair that would then be replaced would not be as costeffective.” In late November, Surrey Memorial’s ER department was closed for two weeks after a water line break flooded it under several inches of water. It reopened Dec. 3. Exact insurance proceeds and whether it will come from the policies of Fraser Health or the responsible contractor is

still to be resolved. Damage and related costs from the flood is estimated at around $3 million. Meanwhile a mobile MRI unit is now up and running at SMH and will provide the same services as a stationary unit for the next three or four months until the new one can be ordered and set up. The portable unit was trucked from California at a rental cost of $100,000 per month. It means patients no longer have to go to the neary Jim Pattison

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t’s a ritual observed in offices and workstaEmboldened by $200 from a realtor who sold tions across the land at this time of year. the adjacent property, she offered to volunteer It’s the annual excavating-of-the-desk her time to do the planting, maintenance and ceremony. Well, to be honest, it’s really upkeep and said she welcomed any help or more of a chore, isn’t it? Or a well-intentioned, input from other residents. woefully optimistic stab at establishing order. Mahon’s subsequent letter is addressed to the But if not now, when? “Rosewood Park Community” – suggesting the It helps to regard the task as a trip through exercise has brought the neighbourhood closer time, to a better place. in addition to resolving an eyesore. Sadly, to the casual observer, the before and “First of all a big THANK YOU!!! for all your after scenes are virtually indistinguishable, at support on our community entrance beautileast at my desk. fication project,” she begins. “What started as The same to-do list pile of story ideas that a project to clean up one corner inspired the haven’t quite outlasted their shelf life is still community to touch up and renew them all to a there, only smaller. Tidier. And holding the level that we can all be proud of.” same promise of some day grabIt seems once her neighbours bing important, dutiful headlines. heard about her plan, they (Think zoning amendments and city responded in force – showing up reports). armed with shovels, paint, vehicles And then there are the nuggets and power tools. that had great story potential, but “A little like the old community just never got written and continue barn raisings we used to see on the to inspire. prairies,” she said, thanking everyAmong the finds this year? one for their support, and singling Two letters from Sheron Mahon, out a few individuals for their cona resident of Cloverdale’s Rosewood tributions, along with city waste Park subdivision, thoughtfully removal crews who eventually Jennifer Lang hauled away 85 bags of yard waste brought to my attention this summer by one of her grateful neighbours. from the two corners of 60 Avenue The first letter, addressed to when all was said and done. Rosewood Park residents, explains how Mahon, “Hopefully every time we drive into our a 22-year resident of the neighbourhood, has subdivision we will be reminded how big a diftaken it upon herself to address the longference a community can make when they come standing neglect of the signature garden at the together,” she concluded. 60 Avenue entrance. Sheron Mahon and neighbours, thank you for With some help, Mahon spearheaded a garsetting an example for us all in 2012. bage clean-up and weed removal from the site I’m delighted to be able to finally share your – 35 recycling bags full. story with readers. I feel certain you’ll under“We discovered a fire hydrant, water main stand when I say, “Better late than never?” access and the brick wall that had all disappeared,” she wrote, adding it was her vision to Jennifer Lang is the editor of The Cloverdale bring the entrance back to the “showpiece it was Reporter, a sister paper to The Leader. when the subdivision was created.”

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Can’t we just elect ‘none of the above’? Forget ‘smoke shacks,’ just quit WaYne Clark’s letter of Jan. 1 blames the

B.C. Liberals with a lot of things, and while not a particular Liberal fan, I’m sure the current “most likely” alternative is not likely to fare much better in the long-term planning and fiscal management department. Remember, Adrian Dix was in the Glen Clark government that brought you the $454-million fast ferries, something we all will continue to

pay for years to come. The old Pattullo Bridge was built by a Liberal government though, so at least in 1936 the Liberals thought ahead. Many of the other things we take for granted today, however, were brought to us by the longgone Social Credit. The George Massey Tunnel, Alex Fraser Bridge, Expo ’86 and the real estate develop-

ment it spurred, the first SkyTrains… all Socred legacies, with the last three all derided at the time by the NDP. They were against the Olympics too, weren’t they? I don’t see what other option we have in this province at the moment; can we vote “none of the above” and start again?

Jeff Snowdon, Surrey

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Pictured at right is last weekend’s rally at the Peace arch border (see story, page 15). a letter writer hopes the enthusiasm generated by the idle no More protests will lead to change in the federal government and encourage self-reliance, accountability and pride in aboriginal society. BOAZ JOSEPH / THE LEADER

Protest no idle opportunity

aboriginal leaders and government bureaucrats have squandered too much time, money and energy playing the blame game. Idle No More has captured the imagination of Canadians. The aboriginal people, including the Métis and non-status Indians, need the support of ordinary hard-working law-abiding taxpaying Canadians if the politicians are going to become sufficiently motivated to get off their butts and modernize that out-dated, inefficient, incompetent, colonial-based

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Bridge appears to be the newest white elephant for Surrey and Langley taxpayers. Will drivers go back to using the bridge given ice bombs and black ice and who knows what’s next? How about faulty billing to credit cards and misreading of licence plates? Mary Polak, our illustrious B.C. Minister of Transportation, claims taxpayers will not be left holding the bag for new expenses because the contract states there will be no ice build-up on over-

head cables. However, logic would dictate that moisture from high above must go somewhere and that is likely onto the bridge deck. My suggestion is we go back to using the old bridge (until summer has arrived), or last I heard was some tourist got a good deal on the Brooklyn Bridge. The fast ferries sold for about $20 million. A good bridge auction could raise the money to get the 300 new buses required for our Surrey-Langley bus network. David Walters, Surrey

babysitting service known as the Department of Indian Affairs. Before Idle No More spokespeople ride off in all directions, the so-called grassroots movement needs a national organization to articulate an action plan of short-term and long-term goals. The politics of power might be distasteful for many banner-waving idealists, but a coordinating organization is necessary to select and negotiate pragmatic change. Hopefully the enthusiasm generated by

Idle No More will also focus on the day-today governance of reservations and thereby encourage self-reliance, accountability and pride. Hopefully, Stephen Harper’s government will view the enthusiasm generated by Idle No More as an opportunity for change and not as a political threat that must be destabilized, disassembled and destroyed. Lloyd Atkins

No votes for three wishes letter Writer Mr. Sangha (“Three wishes for the new year,” The Leader, Jan. 1) is off his rocker on all three points. 1. Very few 15-year-olds are even remotely interested in politics. Raging hormones and testosterone dictate that. Why should a 15-year-old that cannot be either identified or punished as an adult

be allowed to vote? 2 .Why would we demand individuals vote who have neither any interest or knowledge about the process? 3. We have enough politicians on the public purse without doubling the cost to taxpayers. And the principle of electing the best person for the job is not based on ethnic-

ity or sex. It ain’t perfect as it is, but your wishes fulfilled Mr. Sangha, would include a number of uninterested, unqualified individuals in the process. Bad ideas. Rick Hobbs Delta

what Barry Mudge says in “Practical solution: build a gazebo for hospital smokers,” (Letters, The Leader, Jan. 3), we must focus much more on what smokers need, as opposed to what they want because, frankly, I don’t give a damn about what they want. Building a gazebo or any other structure on hospital property to accommodate smokers is not a practical solution.  While most hospitals around the world are striving for 100-per-cent smoke-free property status (and an everincreasing number of them have achieved that), building such a structure – a “smoke shack” – would be a huge step backwards. Getting back to smokers’ needs vs. wants: What smokers need is nicotine. Bearing in mind that smoking is not addictive (nicotine, which occurs naturally in tobacco, is the most addictive drug known, but the actual act of smoking, per se, is nothing more than an albeit powerful habit), a much better solution would be for hospitals to provide, either free or for sale, any or all of the very wide range of NRTs (Nicotine Replacement Therapies) that are now on the market – from nicotine gum, lozenges, patches, rubs, implants, inhalers to, believe it or not, nicotine water – to name just a few. So smokers get their nicotine fix and, if they still feel the need to suck on something, well, the options there are pretty much endless too – anything and everything except a burning tube of sliced, diced and carcinogen-laden tobacco leaves, thank you very much.  And the rest of us get the 100-per-cent smoke-free air that we need.  Everybody’s needs are met. Problem solved. 

Errol E. Povah, president, Airspace Action on Smoking and Health Delta

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Yet another quake rocked B.C.’s northwest early Saturday. Thus, whenever the hollow assurances of oil pipeline “safety” are brought up by oil pipeline proponents, it should be noted that there can never be true pipeline safety, nor anything near it. One need only consider what a major tectonic-plate shift – which B.C. is overdue to experience – of even just a metre would do to any strength or solidity of, as a good

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example, the proposed Northern Gateway twin pipelines. They’d breach, to put it mildly, leaving behind detrimental environmental consequences throughout countless pristine and eco-sensitive regions of B.C. Then, of course, there’s also the issue of our northern coast and its waters that are at risk by giant oil tankers. Frank G. Sterle, Jr. White Rock


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Jail for man who attacked a bus driver, passenger Steven Fayant sentenced to 22 months by Monique Tamminga In front of a large contingent of

bus drivers and his parents, Steven Fayant was sentenced to 22 months in jail and three years probation in a Surrey courtroom on Tuesday. He was given the jail sentence for stabbing an innocent man who was getting off a transit bus in Aldergrove last February. Fayant was also sentenced to time served plus a day in jail for choking a bus driver a few days earlier in Surrey. He was given three years probation and numerous strict conditions after his release, including not being allowed to ride public transit without permission from his probation officer. Last year, the 20-year-old crack cocaine addict pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and assault. The Crown was asking for three years in jail and his defence lawyer asked for 14 months. Judge Paul Dohm sentenced Fay-

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ant to 33 months but brought it down to 22 months for time served. “This sends a message to the accused that random attacks on unsuspecting individuals will not be tolerated,” said Dohm. Upon Fayant’s release from jail he isn’t to have any contact with his victims and is not allowed to be in Langley City or in Aldergrove. The judge said that if Fayant refuses to take prescribed medication he will be forced to report to his probation officer daily. Outside the courtroom, Coast Mountain bus driver union representative Gavin Davies said the sentence was a “step in the right direction.” “It’s good the courts are taking these cases seriously,” said Davies. “The best way to deal with this is stiffer penalties. So the next time a rider is upset a bus is late, they will think twice about spitting on the driver or throwing coffee at them because it might land them in jail.”

by Kevin Diakiw A suspected bank robber has been caught.

Surrey RCMP arrested Robert John Paton on Wednesday night without incident in the City Centre area of Surrey. Police allege that he is responsible for several bank robberies throughout the region. Paton is currently in custody facing outstanding robbery charges in Vancouver. Additional charges are expected to be laid against him for alleged bank robberies in the Metro Vancouver area, including Surrey, Langley and Burnaby.

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charge of manslaughter, but then-B.C. Attorney General Wally Oppal nixed the deal. Details surrounding the planned plea and appointment of a special prosecutor in the Panghali case were released by the B.C. Criminal Justice Branch Monday. Panghali was charged in 2007 with the second-degree murder of his 30-year-old wife Manjit the year before. He was found guilty in 2011 and sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 15 years for strangling his wife and leaving her burned body on a South Delta shoreline. An appeal of his conviction was rejected last October. However, the documents released publicly this week reveal the Crown and Panghali’s lawyers had a deal worked out that he would plead guilty to manslaughter, primarily because there was little direct evidence – mainly circumstantial

– surrounding the circumstances of Manjit’s death. But Oppal disagreed with the plea bargain. “Having reviewed all the available evidence, I disagree with the view of the Branch,” reads a Feb. 10, 2009 letter from Oppal. “It is my opinion that there remains a strong, solid case of substance to present to the Court, and that there continues to be a substantial likelihood it is in the public interest to proceed with the prosecution on the charge of second degree murder.” Because of the differing views, a special prosecutor was appointed to take the case to trial – a step taken to “ensure there was no risk of real or perceived improper influence,” according to the Criminal Justice Branch. Jasmine Bhambra, Manjit Panghali’s sister, said her family was privy to the discussions about a plea deal. At the time, she recalls

Mukhtiar Panghali being taken aback that her sister’s killer might face a lesser charge and punishment, but understood the difficult position Crown prosecutors were in. “If we had a different outcome, I’d probably be singing a different song,” said Bhambra on Tuesday. “We’re just happy with the result that we have. I think about her every day and that’s enough.” The details about the special prosecutor and plea deal were not released until now to “safeguard the integrity of the trial and any associated appeals process, as well as the fair

trial interest of Mr. Panghali,” said a Criminal Justice Branch release. In finding Panghali guilty, Justice Heather Holmes said the evidence, while perhaps circumstantial, showed beyond a reasonable doubt that Mukhtiar killed Manjit. Holmes had “no doubt” it was Mukhtiar seen on gas station surveillance video buying a lighter and newspaper on the night Manjit disappeared and pointed to the fact the killer used her cellphone for months after her death, despite claiming he hadn’t seen her after she left for a yoga class on Oct. 18, 2006. Holmes also denied that the charge be downgraded to manslaughter, saying that although Manjit’s strangulation may have been brief, it was extremely forceful. “Mr. Panghali meant to cause bodily harm,” said Holmes. “... and he knew it would likely cause death.”

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Prior the draft 2013 Financial Priorto toCouncil Councilsetting settingthe the2013 2013tax taxrates, rates,we weinvite inviteyour yourinput inputonon the draft 2013 Financial Plan. Council is committed to an open, accessible budget process for all Delta residents. This is Plan. Council is committed to an open, accessible budget process for all Delta residents. This is your opportunity to share your views on the budget regarding muninipal services and priorities. your opportunity to share your views on the budget regarding muninipal services and priorities.

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Regional Library Regional Library $3.2M 1.2% $3.2M 1.2%

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Capital $87.4M 33.7% Capital $87.4M 33.7%

Parks, Recreation & Culture Parks, Recreation $26.7M 10.3% & Culture $26.7M 10.3%

E-Comm E-Comm $1.6M 0.6% $1.6M 0.6% Police $33.6MPolice 12.9% $33.6M 12.9% Fire & Emergency Services Fire & Emergency $22.7M 8.7% Services $22.7M 8.7% Finance $7.2M 2.8% Finance $7.2M 2.8% Community Planning & Development Community Planning $4.5M 1.7% & Development $4.5M 1.7%

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Y Murder suspect no R A U N A J stranger to the system EARANCE CL

Jason Brewer accused of killing Cole Manning on Dec. 31 by Monique Tamminga The man charged in a New

Year’s Eve murder near the Surrey-Langley border was no stranger to the criminal justice system. He was on probation for assaulting his mother with a knife at the time of his arrest, and currently faces charges in relation to a car crash that permanently injured two people. Jason Brewer, 24, is charged with the second-degree murder of a Cloverdale man police are calling “his friend,” Cole Manning, 40. He was shot to death in a Langley basement suite in the 19800-block of 69 Avenue in the early morning hours of Dec. 31, 2012. Brewer led police on a short pursuit and it took several police cars ramming his vehicle to affect his arrest. Brewer was taken down on 264 Street, near the Greater Vancouver Zoo. The following day he will be back in court for a pre-trial conference in connection with

a 2009 multi-vehicle crash on Highway 10 that left two victims with life-long, serious injuries. In that incident, he is charged with two counts of criminal negligence causing bodily harm and two counts of dangerous driving causing bodily harm, with the Crown alleging he deliberately drove his vehicle into oncoming traffic with the intention of killing himself. Originally, Brewer pleaded guilty to those charges. But soon after, he applied to change that plea to not guilty and take the charges to trial. In June 2012, provincial court Judge P.D. Gulbransen ruled in Brewer’s favour, allowing him to withdraw his guilty plea. The crash he is accused of causing occurred on Nov. 15, 2009, at about 3:20 p.m. Brewer was driving a pick-up truck eastbound on Highway 10 near 192 Street. Brewer’s vehicle hit an oncoming car on its front passenger side, then collided head-on with a second vehicle, a GMC Jimmy,

occupied by two people. The pick-up then “barrel-rolled” over three vehicles which were travelling behind the GMC. The occupants in the Jimmy both suffered “devastating, permanent, life-long injuries,” noted Gulbransen. Brewer was also trapped in the truck, suffering a broken jaw and minor injuries. Charges weren’t sworn until March 2011. By then, Brewer had been on bail for charges of robbing a Mac’s store in Langley in 2009. His mom posted his $2,500 bail. Brewer’s mother took back her bail money after her son assaulted her with a knife. Brewer was found guilty of attacking her and was sentenced to one day in jail and 18 months probation. For the two counts of robbery in connection to the Mac’s store theft, Brewer was found guilty in July 2012, and given one day in jail, 18 months probation and a lifetime firearms ban. His next court appearance for the Dec. 31, 2012 murder charge is Jan. 16.




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Abbotsford and New Westminster looking for new partnerships. MIERT, often referred to by the public as the SWAT team, was formed in 2003 to respond to high-risk situations in all four cities. These included drug busts, gang-related arrests and armed stand-offs.

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“There was a consulting group that looked at all the avenues we could take,” Const. Ciaran Feenan said. “We believe at this time that Vancouver is our best option.” Delta spent $390,000 on MIERT last year, and is budgeting the same for its partnership with Vancouver for this year.

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Interested in participating in your local government? A number of opportunities exist to serve on an advisory committee at Delta to collaborate and provide advice to Council on various issues aecting our community. Mayor Lois E. Jackson and Council are seeking volunteers for the following committees:

Agricultural Advisory Committee

Heritage Advisory Commission

Are you interested in farming initiatives and issues related to agriculture and irrigation in Delta?

Help promote the preservation and celebration of heritage in Delta. Participate in the review and discussion of policies and development issues related to history and heritage conservation.

Meets at the call of the Chair

Boundary Bay Airport Advisory Committee Want to be involved in the operation and development of the Boundary Bay Airport and lands?

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Hunting Regulation Advisory Committee

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Community Planning Advisory Committee

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Environment Advisory Committee Concerned about the environment and want to get involved in planning policies and green initiatives to address climate change?

Are you interested in addressing issues related to seniors and services available in our community? Meets at the call of the Chair

Meets monthly (2nd Thursday at 7:00 pm)

If you are interested in being appointed to one of the above advisory committees or commissions for a one-year term, please submit a brief resumĂŠ and covering letter indicating your areas of interest, why you would like to serve, and any relevant knowledge and experience you may have. Application deadline is January 25, 2013 Please forward submissions to: The Office of the Municipal Clerk - Delta Municipal Hall 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, B.C. V4K 3E2 Fax: 604-946-3390/email: For additional information, please contact Sandra MacFarlane, Deputy Municipal Clerk, at 604-952-3175. The Corporation of Delta 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent Delta BC V4K 3E2

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Native protesters call for action


Hundreds of protesters held a peaceful rally and drum circle in support of the Idle no More protest movement saturday at the Peace Arch border.

Idle No More comes to Peace Arch border by Melissa Smalley Hundreds of protesters

marched at the Peace Arch Saturday in support of the growing Idle No More movement. The peaceful demonstration at the Douglas border crossing included supporters from both sides of the border and as far away as Vancouver Island. Many wore traditional aboriginal clothing, carried flags and played drums. The Idle No More movement started in November in opposition to the omnibus federal bill C-45, introduced by the Harper government in October. The bill, which passed into law in December, implements changes to the Indian Act, the Navigation Protection Act and the Environment Assessment Act, and has been criticized by opponents due to lack of consultation with First Nations.

Marilyn Borgen, a South Surrey resident of Cree-MĂŠtis heritage, brought her aboriginal foster children to Saturday’s demonstration. “It’s time to take a stand,â€? Borgen said. “The Harper government should smarten up. I don’t think they should take the rights away from the natives.â€? The movement has gained momentum in recent weeks since Theresa Spence, chief of the Attawapiskat First Nation in Ontario, began a hunger strike in December, seeking a meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Harper announced last week he would meet this Friday with Spence and members of the Assembly of First Nations. Speaking to the enthusiastic crowd at the Peace Arch demonstration – one of several protests to take place Saturday across Canada and the U.S. – Joan

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Real estate to pick up in 2013: Economist The end is in sight for ‘mild market correction,’ Credit Union Central’s Helmut Pastrick says by Jeff Nagel Home prices dipped in

much of the Lower Mainland last year but not by nearly enough to count as a bursting of what some had considered a real estate bubble. The composite benchmark price of all residential property in Greater Vancouver dropped 5.8 per cent from the price peak in May to the end of 2012. That represented a 2.3-per-cent one-year drop from December of 2011, according to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver. “It’s a mild market correction,” said Credit Union Central economist Helmut Pastrick. He predicts a continued soft real estate market for the next several months before buying and prices perk up in the second half of the year. He said the recent decline in prices may also help draw some prospective buyers

Fraser Valley real estate Board president scott olson called the last half of 2012 a ‘mexican standoff’ when it came to realty sales, with buyers holding out for deals and sellers taking their homes off the market. back into the property market. Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board president Eugen Klein said the “modest” change in home

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for detached houses in the Greater Vancouver area was down 2.7 per cent year-overyear to $904,000. Composite residential prices fell the most in 2012

on the Sunshine Coast (-6.3 per cent), Richmond (-5.3 per cent) and Vancouver’s west side (-2.8 per cent.) Areas that gained yearover-year included Port Moody (up three per cent), Pitt Meadows (up 2.6 per cent) and Coquitlam (up 1.3 per cent.) The average single detached homeowner in Greater Vancouver saw an 18-per-cent gain over the past five years, but apartment owners actually lost money – 1.3 per cent – over the same period. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB), which includes Surrey, White Rock and North Delta, reported a benchmark detached house price of $539,000 – up 1.2 per cent from a year ago. Townhouses were down 2.2 per cent and apartments were up 1.6 per cent. “The last half of 2012 was like a Mexican standoff,” said FVREB President Scott Olson. “Buyers kept

hoping for greater price drops while sellers who didn’t have to sell just took their home off the market rather than lower their price.” Sales in the Fraser Valley were down 11 per cent for the year.

Benchmark prices, one-year percentage change: Greater Vancouver • Detached house – $904,200 (- 2.7 %) • Attached – $450,900 (- 2.6 %) • Apartment – $361,200 (- 1.9 %) Fraser Valley • Detached house – $539,000 (+1.2 %) • Attached – $296,400 (-2.2 %) • Apartment – $200,100 (+1.6 %)


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The Lower Mainland will continue to see the influence of rapid transit in 2013, with communities such as Surrey’s City Centre and Richmond continuing to grow. Home construction will also continue, with a trend towards smaller spaces.

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Public Hearing - January15, 15,2013 2013 Public Hearing - January The Municipal Council of The Corporation of Delta will hold a Public

The Municipal Council of The Corporation of Delta will hold a Public Hearing, in accordance with the Local Government Act, to consider the Hearing, in accordance with the Local Government Act, to consider the following proposed projects and related applications: following proposed projects and related applications: Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 Date: Time:Tuesday, 7:00January p.m.. 15, 2013 Time: Place: 7:00 p.m.. Council Chamber Place: CouncilDelta Chamber Municipal Hall Delta Municipal HallTaylor Crescent, Delta, BC 4500 Clarence 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, follow BC this Public Hearing A Council meeting is scheduled to immediately in the event Council wishestotoimmediately give further consideration to anyHearing projects at A Council meeting is scheduled follow this Public that time. in the event Council wishes to give further consideration to any projects at that time. Additional Information Additional information, copies of the bylaws, supporting staff reports, and Additional Information any relevant documentation may be inspected until January 15, 2013. Additional information, copies of the bylaws, supporting staff reports, and Municipal Hall: Community Planning andJanuary Development any relevant documentation may be inspected until 15, 2013. Municipal Hall: Website:


Community delta.caPlanning and Development Department Email: Website: Phone: 604-946-3380 Email: Hours: 8:00 am to 4:45 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Phone: 604-946-3380 and Friday; 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Thursday Hours: 8:00 am to 4:45 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; for 8:00Rezoning am to 8:00 Application (Filepm No.Thursday LU006681) ▼Project No. 1 and Location: 4507 and 4509 52A Street, as shown outlined in bold on

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Location: 4507 and 52A Street, as shown outlined in bold on Applicant: Joe4509 Muego MAP NO. 1 Telephone: 604-266-4677 Applicant: Joe Muego Proposal: Application

for rezoning in order Telephone: 604-266-4677 to permit strata title Proposal: Application conversion of an existing for rezoning duplexinonorder the subject to permit strata title property. conversion of Zoning an existing “Delta Bylaw duplex No. on the subject 2750, 1977” property. Amendment Bylaw No. 7143Bylaw “Delta Zoning No. 2750, 1977” the subject To rezone Amendment Bylaw property from RM1 Multiple Family No. 7143 MAP NO. 1 (Duplex) Residential To rezone the subject FILE NO. LU006681 to Comprehensive property from RM1 Development Zone N Multiple Family No. 419 in order to bring the existing duplex into conformity with zoning MAP NO. 1 (Duplex) Residential regulations and to allow strata title conversion. FILE NO. LU006681 to Comprehensive Staff Contact: Lisa King – 604-952-3164 Development Zone N Web Location: December 17, 2012 Regular Council Meeting Agenda No. 419Item in order E.11 to bring the existing duplex into conformity with zoning regulations and to allow strata title conversion. Staff Contact: Lisa King – 604-952-3164 Web Location: December 17, 2012 Regular Council Meeting Agenda The Corporation of Delta 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent Item E.11 Delta BC V4K 3E2

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Project No. 2 Application for Rezoning and Development Variance ▼▼Project No.Permit 2 Application for Rezoning and Development Variance (File No. LU006665)

Permit (File No. LU006665) Location: 4589 53 Street, as shown outlined in bold on MAP NO. 2 Location: 4589 53 Street, as shown outlined in bold on MAP NO. 2 Applicant: Yogesh Arora Applicant: Yogesh Arora Telephone: 604-290-4968 Telephone: 604-290-4968 Proposal: Application for Rezoning and Proposal: Application Variance forDevelopment Rezoning and Permit in order to Development Variance permitinsubdivision Permit order to and development of two single permit subdivision and family residential lots. development of two single “Deltaresidential Zoning Bylaw family lots. No. 2750, 1977” “Delta Zoning Bylaw Amendment Bylaw No. No.2750, 7158 1977” Amendment Bylaw To rezone No. 7158 the subject property from RS2 Single ToFamily rezone theha) subject (0.40 Residential MAP NO. 2 property from Family RS2 Single to RS7 Single (335 FILE NO. LU006665 m2) Residential. Family (0.40 ha) Residential MAP NO. 2 toDevelopment RS7 Single Family (335 Variance Permit LU006665 FILE NO. LU006665 m2) Residential. To vary “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” as follows: Development Permit 1. Section Variance 305 by varying theLU006665 front setback averaging requirement 6.5 m Zoning for bothBylaw lots from required ranging from To varyto“Delta No.the 2750, 1977”setbacks as follows: 6.52 m 305 to 6.55 m; and the front setback averaging requirement 1. Section by varying 2. Section 915 in order to reduce the special setback from the centre to 6.5 m for both lots from the required setbacks ranging from line of 53 Street from 17.5 m to 16.5 m for both lots. 6.52 m to 6.55 m; and Staff Contact: Susan Elbe –to 604-946-3389 2. Section 915 in order reduce the special setback from the centre Webline Location: December 17, 2012mRegular Meeting of 53 Street from 17.5 to 16.5Council m for both lots.Agenda Item E.09

Staff Contact: Susan Elbe – 604-946-3389 Any persons who believe that their interest in property will be affected Web Location: December 17, 2012 Regular Council Meeting Agenda Item by the proposed projects shall be given an opportunity to be heard at the E.09 Public Hearing on matters contained in the bylaws and/or proposed by the applications. Any persons who believe that their interest in property will be affected byShould the proposed shall or becomments given an opportunity to be heard to at the you haveprojects any concerns you wish to communicate Public Hearing on matters contained in the and/or Council in advance of the Public Hearing, youbylaws can write to: proposed by the applications. Mayor and Council The Corporation of Delta Should you have any concerns or comments you wish to communicate to 4500 Clarence Tayloryou Crescent Council in advance of the Public Hearing, can write to: Delta, BC V4K 3E2

Mayor and Council Fax: 604-946-3390 The Corporation of Delta Email: 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent To be considered, correspondence must be received by the Office of the Delta, BC V4K 3E2 Municipal Clerk no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. Fax: 604-946-3390 Please note that Council may not receive further submissions from the Email: public or interested persons concerning any project after the Public

ToHearing be considered, correspondence must be received by the Office of the has concluded. Municipal Clerk no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. Please note that Council may not receive further submissions from the public or interested persons concerning any project after the Public Hearing has concluded.

Polling conducted by Metro last year found just eight per cent of residents knew what it was – 13 per cent knew it by its formal name, the Greater Vancouver Regional District – and many of those who were aware confused it with TransLink. “We have some work to do,” Metro board chair Greg Moore said in a year-end interview. He said the region will aim to better communicate its role, without spending any extra money. “Metro Vancouver needs to do a better job of letting people know about the billion litres of water that we clean up a day – and that nothing goes wrong with it.” Instead, he admits, the regional district is often criticized as too focused on green initiatives and immersed in decisions such as whether to ban smoking in regional parks. And then there’s the ongoing debate on building a new garbage incinerator, fought by Fraser Valley opponents who fear more air pollution. It’s sure to be a source of continued controversy this year, as prospective partner firms are identified and a list of proposed sites is made public by fall. Moore admits to “frustration” with some opponents who portray the waste-to-energy project as a costly boondoggle in the making without talking to regional officials or proposing a viable alternative. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation and the Independent Contractors and Businesses

Association of B.C. have both slammed the expected $450-million price tag. “I find it disappointing when these groups decide to come out and comment they don’t bother to talk to Metro Vancouver,” Moore said, arguing other options are not necessarily cheaper. “A landfill is over a billion dollars over that same lifespan when you look at the total life cycle of the project. And you have to deal with the liability of having garbage in the ground for the next 100 years.” Moore notes Metro’s garbage volumes are falling as the region’s ban on residential organics disposal kicks in and cities provide curbside pickup of food waste. The reduced waste flow means Metro has already scaled back the size of the expected waste-fired plant and Moore said the region is on target to slash the amount of garbage dumped at the Vancouver Landfill in Delta to below 100,000 tonnes per year by 2020. Metro has yet to face a major test of its new Regional Growth Strategy – the master plan for development across the region signed in 2011 and cornerstone of efforts to contain sprawl and ensure livability. But cities should soon begin submitting their regional context statements for board approval. They’re the contracts by which each municipality pledges to ensure local land-use plans conform with the designations and goals in the regional strategy.

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The creative ‘attack’ that changed her life An occupational therapist finds her own therapy in writing children’s books by Bronwyn Scott


rudy Davies has always painted recreationally when brief periods of creative momentum, or “craft attacks,” as she calls them, are too strong to resist. Recently, for medical reasons, Davies has been unable to work, and her bouts of creativity have taken on another dimension. The occupational therapist found her own therapy in art and one particular “attack” turned out a project she didn’t know she had in her. Butterfly Dreams: Milo’s Adventure is the children’s book that resulted and has Davies sharing her work all over the Lower Mainland. She gave a presentation on illustrating children’s books in October at a Thursday Artist Talks session held by the Surrey Art Gallery Association, and she’s been busy reading her book to elementary school children – with more readings scheduled this month. Butterfly Dreams tells the tale of a Trudy Davies young boy who misses his butterfly friend he met in the summer. With the onset of winter, the boy is left sullen, until one night he observes an eagle out his window and falls into a peaceful sleep. The eagle sweeps him off into a nighttime dreamland and together they explore the natural wonders of the world, which Davies illustrated with original paintings. The idea of writing a children’s book had been floating around in Davies’ mind for a few months when she sat down spontaneously and began to write a poem. “It just flowed out of my hands,” she recalled. “I was amazed because I hadn’t written a poem… probably since first-year university, which was many moons ago,” she says, laughing. The mother of two grown daughters, 24 and 26, Davies laughs often. A butterfly pendant around her neck and pewter earrings, shaped as feathers, accent her warm features. She speaks with hesitation, but concisely once she finds her words. “I express myself in writing more easily,” she says, adding that although creative writing is a relatively new enterprise for her she wrote “many, many reports” throughout her career. What she likes about creative writing is sharing beauty, “being able to make people smile, laugh, touching their feelings in a positive way… those things touch me in a positive way,” she said. When Davies shared the poem with her family,

“i express myself in writing more easily.”

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Trudy Davies published her first children’s book, Butterfly Dreams: Milo’s Adventure, last year and a sequel is already in the works.

her daughter was a source of encouragement. She vividly remembered bedtime stories her mother told her when she was young about a magic butterfly that would whisk her off on flying, wondrous adventures and lull her into a happy sleep – and she loved it. The theme would soon become a narrative for children, with “Butterfly Dreams” leading into the story. Her daughter suggested she paint a picture for every verse, which Davies did, but one stumped her and she didn’t know how to illustrate it. Her daughter picked up a brush and the result is a mystic night scene with a brilliant moon casting light for a lone ship out at sea. Creative talent runs in the family, it seems. Butterfly Dreams was a year in the works but since its inception last February, hundreds of

schoolchildren now know about Milo and his adventures. Davies has been visiting elementary schools to share Butterfly Dreams with kids even before it was published. She wanted to gauge their reaction, halfexpecting their attention to wane and for them to become fidgety. She was astounded with their spellbound response. “I think I’ve had one wiggler!” she says. Their enthusiasm motivated Davies to seek publication. These days she has no trouble putting thoughts to paper. “I started writing… and it hasn’t stopped,” she says. Butterfly Dreams: Milo’s Adventure is available on for $11.90 and a sequel is in the works.

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Elvis tribute show set to shake Surrey up


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The Arts Council of Surrey invites dancers, singers, magicians and other nonband performers aged 13-21 for auditions to Surrey Shines 2013 on Jan. 12 at the Newton Cultural Centre. Auditions are by appointment only. Callbacks are on Jan. 13. To register, call 604594-2700 or email info@ Call-backs are on Jan. 13. Surrey Shines gives youth a professional performing experience under the mentorship of arts council president Carol Girardi and theatre professional Ellie King, including auditions, call-backs, dress rehearsal and a live performance in front of a large audience.

Join Agent C and Top Secret at the sixth-annual Blues for the Bank fundraiser on Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. at Central City Brewing, 13450 102 Ave. Featuring Chris Thornley, Dave Gilbert, Kenn Moyer, Brian Linnitt, Bill Kudenchuck, Jim DeKleer, plus special guests. Tickets are $25. All proceeds will go to the Surrey Food Bank’s Tiny Bundles Program. For tickets, call 604-581-2827 or 604-581-5443.

Wanted: A one-legged pirate, answering to the name of Long John Silver. No, it’s not the plea of a wanted poster from the 1700s, but an urgent request from Surrey Youth Theatre Company (SYTCO) and founder/artistic director Susan Pendleton. The company’s February youth production of Treasure Island is looming, but the adult actor originally cast as the wily sea cook is unavailable. The part of long-abandoned castaway Ben Gunn may also need to be filled. Males and females aged 17 and up are welcome to audition for the roles immediately, but individuals cast must be available for Monday and/or Wednesday late afternoon rehearsals in South Surrey. Contact Pendleton at 604-538-9793 or

Take part in Art for the Health of It, a discussion on art and its relationship to health, takes place Jan. 26 from 1:30-3 p.m. at the George Mackie Library, 8440 112 St. A simple art exercise is included. To register, call the 604-594-8155.

Youth Are you a teen between ages 12 and 19 years who loves to play board games? Come to the George Mackie Library (8440 112 St.) on Jan. 19 from 1-4 p.m. for Teen Pizza and Games Day, a fun afternoon of gaming and free pizza. Games and snacks provided by Imperial Hobbies.

EvEnts SFU Surrey will celebrate Robbie Burns Day on Jan. 25. staff, faculty and students will gather at 11 a.m. for the procession of the haggis around the campus, culminating in the mezzanine for a toast and taste.

inFormAtion Deltassist is hosting a 12-week long Healthy Relationships and Stress Management Group for adults 19 and over. Learn about effective communication, problemsolving and conflict resolution. Sessions will be on Thursdays from 5-7 p.m. starting today (Jan. 10), held at 9097 120 St. There is no cost, and snacks are provided. To register, call 604-594-3455, Ext. 110.

mEEtings Cyclists: The next HUB Surrey/White Rock/North Delta Committee bicycle route/signage planning will be held on Jan. 15 from 7-9 p.m. at the Newton Seniors’ Centre, 13775 70 Ave. For more information, visit

sEniors The Delta Seniors Planning Team is hosting a panel on services for seniors at their next meeting, Jan. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at Deltassist Family and Community Services, 9097 120 St. Seniors and caregivers are welcome. Visit http://www.deltassist. com/deltaseniorsplanning. html, call 604-946-9526 or email

Randy Elvis Friskie brings the King to life on stage

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THOSE CRAZY kids from the Arts Club’s hit Sexy Laundry are back. And this time Henry (Andrew Wheeler) and Alice (Beatrice Zeilinger) are camping – sort of – at Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage from Jan. 15-26. In Henry and Alice: Into the Wild, the couple is forced to examine their relationship in the tangle of the wilderness – including collapsing tents, uninvited guests (Alice’s free-spirited sister, played by Deborah Williams), and their own particular style of alfresco “cuisine.” Will they discover how to survive a true mid-life crisis?


Andrew Wheeler and Susinn McFarlen in the Arts Club Theatre Company’s production of Henry and Alice: Into the Wild. Viewer discretion is advised. Patrons who purchase tickets to the opening night performance (Jan. 15), are invited to arrive a bit early to relax, socialize, and enjoy complimentary appetizers from 7 p.m.

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Digitizing visual art Surrey Art Gallery hosts conversation with artist Rain Longson

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tize their art for web and print will benefit from an illustrated talk by Rain Longson tonight (Jan. 10) at 7:30 p.m. at the Surrey Art Gallery. Longson, who transitioned to visual art from graphic design, will share tips on photographing and scanning art work, how to calibrate a monitor, the difference between DPI (dots per inch) and monitor resolution, and editing and backing up images. The artist’s realistic-style paintings and drawings, which can be seen at www.rainlongson. com, have received critical acclaim, and many reside in private collections. Admission is free and there will be time for questions and conversation during and following the talk, which concludes at 9 p.m. The event is presented by the Surrey Art Gallery Association in partnership with the Surrey Art Gallery, and with support from the Arts Council of Surrey. The Surrey Art Gallery is located at 13750 88 Ave. Phone 604-501-5566 for further information.

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With the generous support of: A painting entitled Dark Fae by Rain Longson.

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RCMP Classic starts Sunday

Wildcats to defend title

by Rick Kupchuk

Fourteen schools begin play in the qualifying round of the 22nd annual One is the defending RCMP BasRCMP Classic Sunday at Earl Marriott ketball Classic champion. The other and Enver Creek Secondaries, the has 10 championship banners from winners advancing to the round-of-16 the all-Surrey senior boys high school Tuesday at Fleetwood Park and Southtournament hanging in its gym. ridge high schools. Both are ranked among the top Fleetwood Park will host one of five teams in the province, and are three quarterfinal games Wednesday, favoured to meet in a rematch of last the other three being played at Enver year’s tournament final Jan. 19. Creek, which will also host next FriThe Tamanawis Wildcats won day’s (Jan. 18) two semifinals as well as their first-ever RCMP title a year ago, the championship game. edging the White Rock Christian In total, 43 games will be played at Academy (WRCA) Warriors 68-66 six Surrey schools. Lord Tweedsmuir in overtime and denying will host consolation the South Surrey school an games next Thursday (Jan. 11th championship. 17), while Frank Hurt Ranked fourth and fifth will be the site of Pool B respectively in the BC Boys (qualifying round losers). Basketball Association A 16-team junior boys provincial rankings, the tournament will again be Warriors and Wildcats part of the RCMP Classic, Rick Inrig might be the most likely with games at Panorama teams to reach this year’s Ridge and Princess Marfinal. But the eighth-ranked garet Monday through Enver Creek Cougars and the Lord Thursday of next week, with the final Tweedsmuir Panthers (honorable at Enver Creek on Jan. 19. mention) could also be factors in the With a total of 39 teams, more than 23-team knockout competition. $10,000 in scholarship money, and an It is expected that having four teams invitation to Grade 12s to the All-Star from Surrey considered among B.C.’s Classic game on April 5, the tournabest will make this year’s RCMP Clasment is as big as it can get, said Inrig, sic one of the more competitive in adding a new look to the host sites is recent years. the only change that can be expected. “It should be,” agreed Rick Inrig, co“There will be some new banners, chair of the tournament’s organizing more logos in the gym. It will look committee. “Having three of the top more professional,” said Inrig. “There’s 10 teams helps. It’s nice to see three not much more we can do.” (Surrey) schools ranked, and Lord Tournament schedule and scores are Tweedsmuir is fairly good as well.” online at

“Having three of the top 10 teams helps.”


Manny Dulay of the tamanawis Wildcats drives to the hoop during the final game of last year’s RCMP Classic. tamanawis beat the White Rock Christian Academy Warriors 68-66 in overtime.

More travel coming for B.C. champs Surrey skip leads Langley club to junior men’s provincial curling title by Gary Ahuja A lOng DistAnCe relationship has paid off. All season, the curling quartet of skip Tyler Klymchuk of Surrey and lead Rhys Gamache — who are both out of the Langley Curling Club — and Victoria Curling Club’s Corey Chester and Sanjay Bowry, the team’s third and second, respectively, have ferried back and forth between the Lower Mainland and Victoria. They are coached by Victoria’s Todd Troyer. Chester and Bowry would typically come over on Wednesdays so the team could play their league matches out in New Westminster. And on Sundays, it would be Klymchuk and Gamache’s turn to visit Victoria, catching an early ferry, training all

day, and then returning home. But it all paid off as the quartet captured the Tim Horton’s junior men’s provincial championships. The event, for curlers 20 years old and younger, was held Jan. 1 to Jan. 6 at the Coquitlam Curling Club. “That was definitely one of the goals that we set for ourselves at the start of the year,” Klymchuk said. “We have put in a lot of hard work, a lot of ferry trips, and it definitely feels good to win.” The Klymchuk rink went 7-0 )won-loss) in the round robin. “We just went into each game with a game plan and tried to execute it as best we could,” Klymchuk said. “We were fortunate enough to come out with a bunch of wins.” In the provincial finals on Sunday night,

the team faced Langley Curling Club’s Tardi rink, which is made up of skip Tyler Tardi, third Jordan Tardi, second Nicholas Meister and lead Zachary Umbach. They are coached by Paul Tardi. The Klymchuk rink scored four in the second end and never looked back, prevailing 9-4. “Corey (Chester) made a real key triple in the second end to leave us lying four in the house,” Klymchuk described. “That gave us quite the edge to the game.” The Tardi rink (the Tardi family is from Cloverdale) was 5-2 and in third place after the round robin, but defeated the secondplace Henderson rink 13-6. The Klymchuk rink will now spend the next three weeks preparing for the junior national curling championships, which will

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be held Feb. 2 to Feb. 10 in Fort McMurray, Alta. “We will keep doing our practices, tweaking a few things, making minor adjustments and just make sure we are ready to go when February rolls around,” Klymchuk said. Jordan and Tyler Tardi will join a third Cloverdale curler, Rhett Hildenbrandt this weekend at the Langley Curling Club where they’ll compete for a berth at the Juvenile Curling Provincials in Prince George in March. Next weekend, Jordan, Tyler, Rhett and his brother Brad represent Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary at the high school playdowns at the Tunnel Town Curling Club in hopes of qualifying for the high school curling provincials in Kamloops.


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losses in as many games to the third place team in the BC Hockey Major Midget League, the Valley West Hawks managed to defeat the Cariboo Cougars in their final meeting of the season. The Hawks doubled the Cougars 4-2 Sunday afternoon at the CN Centre in Prince George, maintaining their sixth-place standings in the elite league for 15-17 year-olds. Cole Plotnikoff of Surrey and Carter Dickson, a call-up from Semiahmoo Minor Hockey, scored firstperiod goals to give the Hawks a 2-0 lead. Cariboo got one back before the first intermission, but Plotnikoff deflected a shot from Cloverdale’s Parker Wotherspoon in the Cougars goal for a 3-1 Valley West lead midway through the second. Leading 3-2 after 40 minutes, the Hawks got an insurance goal from Rhett Wilcox of Surrey with 15 minutes to play. The win came in the second of two games last weekend in Prince George. Cariboo defeated the Hawks 3-1 Saturday, with Jake Fletcher of Surrey getting the lone Valley West goal to briefly tie the game 1-1. The Cougars scored twice in the last six minutes of play to get the win. Luke Stripp was in

the Hawks goal in both games, making a combined 56 saves. Valley West remains at .500 on the season

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All-Bowl honour Surrey’s Covington excels at Rice University

by Rick Kupchuk A victory in the





Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas has capped a solid first football season at Rice University for Surrey’s Christian Covington. The defensive tackle had one of his most productive games of the season in the Dec. 28 bowl game, making five solo tackles and one assisted tackle in a 33-14 win by the Rice Owls over the Air Force Academy Falcons. He also had a quarterback sack, his fourth of the season. His efforts earned him a place on the USA Today All-Bowl Team, announced Tuesday. “Covington was the key factor behind Rice’s ability to slow down Air Force’s running game, which entered the Armed 8 Forces Bowl ranked No. 2 nationally in rushing yards per game,” wrote USA Today’s Paul Myerberg.

christian covington Covington signed with the Owls in February, 2011, just months after leading the Vancouver College Fighting Irish to a Subway Bowl provincial championship. A team captain, he was credited with 83 tackles, 15 sacks, six fumble recoveries an interception and two defensive touchdowns in 14 games in his final season of high school football. He is the son of Grover Covington, a Hamilton Tiger-Cats legend who is in the Canadian Football League (CFL) Hall

of Fame and is the league’s all-time quarterback sack leader Covington was a red-shirt (practice, not play) last season, but was a regular in the Owls lineup this past season. The sixfoot-three, 285-pound freshman started in 11 of 13 games, and played in all but one. He led the team with 17 hurries, and finished the regular season with 43 tackles (26 solo), five sacks and a forced fumble. Eight tackles were for loss of yards. The Armed Forces Bowl was the first bowl appearance for the Owls in the past four seasons. Rice was 6-6 (won-loss) overall, and 4-4 in Conference U.S.A. They were 4-8 (3-5 in conference play) each of the past two seasons. Covington was one of three defensive linemen from Rice to earn honorable mention status on the All-Conference U.S.A. team selection.

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Eagles offence outguns Bearcats A win for Kwantlen

by Rick Kupchuk PlAying their first

game in PACWEST league play in more than a month, the Kwantlen Eagles women’s basketball team seemed at the top of their game last Friday in Abbotsford. Three players scored in double digits to help the Eagles to a 67-42 victory over the Columbia Bible College (CBC) Bearcats, improving their record to 5-4 (won-loss), tied for third place in the eight-team league with the Quest Kermodes and Vancouver Island Mariners. “We had a great start and pushed the basketball up the court to get some easy baskets,” said Eagles head coach Dan Nayebzadeh. “It was great to get back to league games, we

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Kwantlen: Women win, men fall in overtime From page 32 have a competitive road ahead.” Six of the eight teams will qualify for the playoff tournament, and with a two-game lead over two teams tied for seventh, Kwantlen should be able to advance to the postseason if their play remains at its current level. Christina Brown had a huge game, hitting six three-point shots to finish with a game-high 23 points. The firstyear point guard from Langley also had six steals, three rebounds and a pair of assists. Haeley Williams added 14 points along with three rebounds and four steals, while Jessica Villadiego contributed 10 points, seven assists, six steals and three rebounds. Samantha McPhail grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the Eagles on the

boards, while also scoring seven points. The Eagles will host two rivals next weekend at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Surrey. Tomorrow (Friday), the first-place Capilano Blues (8-1) will be the visitors. Quest will be the opponents on Saturday night. Kwantlen’s men’s team had a chance to hang on to sole possession of fifth place, but are now in a three-way tie after falling 108-107 in overtime to the Bearcats in Abbotsford. Now at 3-6, the Eagles are even with Capilano and CBC. Kwantlen led 48-42 at halftime, and held a lead late in the game until a three-point shot by the Bearcats at the buzzer knotted the score 98-98 and forced overtime. Three graduates of local high schools were part of a group of four players handling most of the scoring. Ali Bosir (Princess Margaret)

recorded a double-double, netting 22 points and adding to his PACWEST rebounding lead with 26 boards. Jag Takhar (Guildford Park) added another 25 points, while Aaron Ram (Seaquam) contributed 20. Chris Arcangel of Toronto, in his second year in an Eagles uniform, scored 24 points while earning five assists and nine rebounds. “It seems that both teams could not miss shooting from the field. This was the first game after the break, so I was expecting a much lower scoring game,” said Kwantlen head coach Stefon Wilson. “We have to keep our offense playing at a high level and improve on the defensive side of the ball.” The men will also host Capilano and Quest at Kwantlen on the weekend. The women tip-off at 6 p.m., following by the men at 8 p.m.

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Tyler Wotherspoon (26) chases a Russian opponent during Saturday’s bronze medal game.

Just short of a medal Cloverdale’s Wotherspoon played for Team Canada

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Canada at the World Junior Hockey Championships was worth a medal. Tyler Wotherspoon of Cloverdale was one of the 21 members of Team Canada to come up one position short of the podium in Ufa, Russia, falling 6-5 in overtime to the host country Saturday. It was the first time since 1998 that Canada finished out of the medals, placing fourth at the 10-team championship tournament. “Fourth place for Canada is unacceptable,” said Steve Spott, head coach of Canada following the loss Saturday. “Unfortunately that’s something we’re going to have to deal with and we’re all going to have to answer questions too.” Canada had a perfect start to the tournament, winning all four round robin games to place first in their pool and earn a bye through the quarterfinal round of the playoffs. But the wheels fell off in the playoff round, with a 5-1 loss to the U.S.A. in the semifinal round before the loss to the Russians in the bronze medal match. Canada fell behind 3-1 after just eight minutes of play, but rallied from three deficits to force overtime. But despite a 45-25 shots on goal advantage, they were knocked from the tournament podium when the Russians scored 95 seconds into extra time. “Today was a tough game,” said Spott. “I thought our players played extremely hard, but at the end of the day when you look at the big picture, the end result is unacceptable for our country.” Wotherspoon played in all six games for Canada, scoring one goal (in the tournament-opening 9-3 win over Germany) and adding one assist (in a 6-3 victory over Slovakia). The 19-year-old defenceman has returned to Oregon, where he will rejoin the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League. In 29 games played this season, he has three goals and 23 points. His plus-minus rating of plus-34 is second best on the team. n Surrey’s Riley Stadel was a member of Team Pacific, which won four of five games to place fifth at the 10-team World Under-17 Hockey Challenge Dec. 29 to Jan. 4 in Quebec. Stadel, a five-foot-11, 183 pound defenceman, played in all five games, earning four minor penalties.

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The defending champions appear headed towards a third consecutive Surrey Fire Fighters’ Goodwill Classic title. The Holy Cross Crusaders advanced to tomorrow’s semifinal round of the all-Surrey senior girls high school basketball tournament with a 91-16 romp over the Panorama Ridge Thunder Tuesday afternoon at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary. The Crusaders are currently ranked number one among B.C.’s Senior AA schools and won last year’s tournament while led by a group of Grade 10s. Several players from that group were among the leading scorers Tuesday. Michelle Bos, the tournament’s Most Valuable Player a year ago, netted 24 points, while Amy Sprangers scored 14 and Rachel Beauchamp notched nine. Nicole Vander Helm added 22 for the winners, who were up 52-6 at halftime. The Crusaders will tip-off against the North Surrey Spartans tomorrow (Friday) at 2:30 p.m. in one semifinal, while the other will pit the Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers against the Fleetwood Park Dragons at 4 p.m. North Surrey advanced by knocking off the Semiahmoo Totems 52-43. The Panthers stopped the Earl Marriott Mariners 60-41 in their quarterfinal contest Tuesday, getting 13 points from Vanessa Jakubowski. Nicole Frketich and Sam Horth contributed nine each. Chantal Colby with 15 points and Hanna Jawani with 10 paced the Mariners. Fleetwood Park, ranked eighth in the provincial Senior EVAN SEAL / THE LEADER AAA poll, handled the Elgin Park Orcas 65-36. Alysha Brennan of the Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers keeps the ball from The semifinal winners will advance to Saturday’s cham- an earl Marriott Mariners opponent during first round play at the pionship game, tipping off at 4 p.m. at Lord Tweedsmuir Surrey fire fighter’s goodwill Classic. The Panthers won 60-41. Secondary.

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BRUCKER, J. Don Brucker, J. Don born August 31st 1936 in Regina, Saskatchewan passed away peacefully in Surrey B.C. on January 3rd 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Violet, his children Crystall (Mike), Andy, Tammy (Renato), Brian (Michelle), his grandchildren Joshua, Amanda, Anthony, Alisia, Nicholas, Caleb, Matteo, Michayla, Jessica, Monica, Brandon, Hailey and great granddaughter Brooklyn. Don is survived by his sister Hilda and brother Robert. Don was a retired Battalion Chief for the Surrey Fire Dept. and enjoyed serving his community. A Memorial Service will be held at the Barge Inn located at 7372 144th St. Surrey on Friday January 11th, 2013 at 1:00 PM. No flowers by request. Donations can be made to Kinsman Lodge or the Surrey Fire Dept. Charitable Assoc. Our family wishes to express our sincere gratitude to the ER and ICU staff at Surrey Memorial Hospital.

DOUBLEDAY, Colin Jan. 8, 1921 - Jan. 4, 2013 It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of our beloved father Colin Doubleday. He lived in Surrey since 1948. He was employed for many years with the City of Surrey. He left behind a large family and will be greatly missed. A celebration of Colinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s life will be held on Jan. 12, 2013 at 2:00pm at St. Helens Anglican Church 10787-128th St. Sry. All that knew Colin, are invited to join us for a â&#x20AC;&#x153;cuppaâ&#x20AC;? at St. Helenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hall after the service.

It is with great sadness that our family announces the passing of Heinrich George (Henry) Schuette. Henry suffered a stroke during surgery on July 1, 2012 and remained in hospital until he was brought home by his family on September 27. The Lord took him peacefully in his sleep on December 29. Henry was born in Germany in 1934. His father died in World War II when Henry was just 6 years old. He immigrated alone to Vancouver in 1955 and was married there in 1959. In 1972, he moved his young family to Richmond where he spent the rest of his life as a self-taught builder and businessman. Henry will be lovingly remembered for his dedication, advice, and humour by his wife Elfriede of 53 years, his sister Wilma, his 5 children Diana, Ralph (Margaret), Ruby (Gordon), Derald, and Randy (Rhonda) and his 12 grandchildren, Amanda, Chelsea, Matthew, Spencer, Jake, Jessica, Sam, Ben, Jeffrey, Jackson, Joshua and Gracelynn. Henry was predeceased by his parents, and younger brother Helmut. The family wishes to thank all the staff at Classic LifeCare for the loving care they provided during Henry`s final months at home. A memorial service to honour Henry will be held on Saturday January 12, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Richmond Funeral Home - 8420 Cambie Road Richmond, BC - with a reception to follow.

SCHUETZE, Herman Lothar June 9, 1923 December 21, 2012 It is with sadness we announce the death of Herman Schuetze. Born in Winnipeg, Herman spent his early years in Little Grand Rapids and Berens River. He had many fond memories of those years. During the war the family moved to Oregon and Washington State where he joined first the American, then Canadian Army. After the war he became a teacher and moved around British Columbia: Vancouver, Bella Coola, Kitimat, Port Hardy, Revelstoke, Ladysmith and Surrey. He was active politically in the community and with his church and loved hiking and canoeing. He received the Governor Generalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Confederation Commemorative Medal in 1992 for his advocacy work for Green Timbers Urban Forest in Surrey. He is predeceased by his first wife Vera and son Eric, grandson Brian, three brothers and three sisters. Survived by his wife Sadie; children Mary Jane, Don, Alan and Gaye; grandchildren Andrew, Julian, Zoe, and Jeffrey, two brothers, a sister, many nephews, nieces and extended family. In lieu of flowers please donate to your favourite charity. For more information visit A memorial service will be held 2pm, Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Valley View, 14644 72 Ave, Surrey, BC.

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Mom finished out the year and passed away peacefully on News Years Day. Predeceased by her husband Dave in 1994, Jean will be sadly missed by her loving family; daughter Heather (Peter) Dyck, son Dave (Karen) Smith, grandchildren Alexandra, Christopher, Jo-Anne, Ryan, Julie, Kendel, Carlie and Jordan, greatgranddaughter Isabella, her sister Norma (Alex) McKay; many nieces and nephews, other family members and friends. Memorial service to be held January 12, 2013 at Maple Ridge Funeral Chapel 11969 216th St. Maple Ridge, BC, at 1:30 PM. Pastor John Wyness officiating. Special thanks to the staff at Ridge Meadows Hospital and the Home Health for taking such good care of our Mother. In lieu of flowers, donations to BC Heart and Stroke foundation in Jeanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s memory would be appreciated.


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We have Gifts & Information WITNESS needed: K.G. Hwy & 62 Ave, Wed Nov 28th, approx 5:30pm HIT & RUN involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. Call: (604)376-9787



LOST - DOG: Shih Tzu / Bichon X, male, 112 & 90 area of Delta, on Jan 2nd. Blue & black patterned collar w/name tag. Please call: (604)596-8006


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JOBS: Whether youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re looking to find or fill a position, this is where your search begins.

Class 1 Drivers wanted. Offering top pay. Close to home. Family comes first! 1 year flat deck exp. & border crossing a must. Email resume & driver abstract to:



WANTED Sales Rep for B2B Outside Sales in Metro Van area. Must have great people skills & working knowledge of MS Office. FT M-F 9-5 Salary + Comm. Resume to

ACCORD TRANSPORTATION Ltd. requires full - time LONG HAUL TRUCK DRIVERS. $24/hr +benefits for 50 hrs/week. Email resumes to: or Fax: 604-575-7510.


If anyone witnessed a reddishburgundy motor vehicle collide with a pedestrian wearing a backpack and a leaf blower on September 29, 2012 at approximately 8:45 p.m. at or near 128 Street and 85 Avenue, please contact: Amrik Narang of Dhami Narang and Company at 1-877-864-6131.

Contract Analyst CARESTREAM MEDICAL, a distributor of Respiratory, Anesthesia and Biomedical devices across Canada has a full-time position available for a Contract Analyst in Langley, British Columbia. Responsibilities include: â&#x20AC;˘ Monitoring industry-related tender bidding sites for potential opportunities â&#x20AC;˘ Analyzing tenders and all related documents â&#x20AC;˘ Maintaining a Tender Log and ensuring all timelines are met â&#x20AC;˘ Creating price books preparing tender submissions â&#x20AC;˘ Managing contract renewals Requirements: â&#x20AC;˘ College/University Degree in Business or equivalent an asset, minimum requirement post secondary diploma â&#x20AC;˘ French Bilingual an asset â&#x20AC;˘ Direct experience in contract/tender analysis work is a preference â&#x20AC;˘ Strong attention to detail and excellent verbal and written skills â&#x20AC;˘ Strong computer skills - Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Salary is commensurate with experience. We offer great health/ dental benefits, Group RRSP plan, as well as education and wellness allowances. Interested candidates should forward their resumes to the attention of: Harjit Sull, Vice President of Operations,


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Forever missed and always in our hearts.

Happy 102 nd Birthday

March 1, 1920 - January 2, 2013

passed away peacefully at Cedar Hill, in Langley, BC, after a long full life of 92 years. Predeceased by his son Daniel Lockyer. Stan will be especially missed by his wife Helen and her children (Max, Kelly, Jay and Debbie), daughter Jo-Anne (Dennis), 3 grandchildren, Le-Ann (Jamie), Tammy, Kelly (Theresa), 5 great grandchildren, Miranda, Justin, Marshall, Kevin, Colton, his great- great grandson Jayden and his large extended family here and in Ontario. The family would like to thank the staff at Cedar Hill for making his last days so comfortable. Known as Stan, Dad, Grandpa, Papa and Old Papa, Stan will be remembered with fondness for his welcoming smile, kindness, gentle manner, generous nature and the way he called the cattle in â&#x20AC;&#x153;coh bosâ&#x20AC;?. Stan will be greatly missed by all. At the request of the family, a private service will be held January 12, 2013. Condolences may be sent directly to the family through email to;

SMITH Jane Alexandra (Jean) March 1 1926 - Jan. 1 2013





HARLENS TRUCKING Ltd. reqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s LONG HAUL TRUCK DRIVERS. Class 1 Driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lic. reqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d. Ability to drive truck, maintain equipment, keep log book, inspection reports, etc. $23.50/hr, 50 hrs/week. Send resumes to: 10716 Scott Rd. Surrey BC V3V 4G6, Fax: 604-957-5265

TRUCK DRIVERS Located at Harold Bishop Elem. 15670-104th Ave, Surrey Register now for PRESCHOOL 604-773-2781

Ancor Transport Ltd is Hiring F/T Long Haul Truck Drivers ($23.00/hr). By Mail: 13926 89A Ave., Surrey BC V3V 6K9 or by Fax: 604-572-5262.



A store specializing in high-end fashion jewellery and crystal has a position available for a full time office clerk at their Langley location

SIMPSON, Dorothy Bernice April 19, 1927 - Dec. 5, 2012 With great sadness we announce the death of Dorothy Simpson, aged 85, of Surrey B.C. Survived by husband Crawford, sons Scott, Graham and Murray, and many treasured grandchildren, cousins, nephews, nieces and friends. Memorial is January 12, 2013, 2:00 pm, Valley View Funeral Home, 14660 72nd Ave, Sry.


Valley View Funeral Home 604-596-8866

Love from your friends, family and the staff at Amenida Seniors Community.


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CANADIAN FARMS PRODUCE Inc., located in Surrey requires Full Time general farm workers. Accommodation available. Wage $10.25/hour. Must be in good physical shape. Training provided. Heavy lifting reqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d. Please fax resume to: 604-574-5773



Burnaby Company Doubling in Size $2500+/mo to start. No Experience Needed. Must be 18+ Call 604-435-2345 or Email resume to

CAREER POSITION 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

Delta based state of the art technology provider, national in scope, requires career minded individual with post secondary education for interesting long term position. Excellent computer, people and customer service skills required. Please reply to:


F/T EXP HAIR STYLISTS â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;World Class Trainingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; provided Please apply at location or e-mail resume:



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.


Brandi, 604-777-2195

CASHIER and STOCK PERSON for produce store. F/T, P/T. Langley/Willowbrook area 604-533-8828 Dispatcher / Co-Ordinator

MANAGER OF ASSETS / INFRASTRUCTURE We are offering an exciting opportunity in a new management position. Reporting to the Director of Engineering & 3ublic Works, you will ensure that the District¡s long term organizational vision, mission and goals are met through reliable and cost effective methods of managing the District¡s civic assets/infrastructure. As this is a new start-up position, we are looking for a proactive and goal-oriented individual who displays strong communication, leadership, problem solving, planning and teamwork skills. As a key member of the Engineering & Public Works team, you will develop and implement asset management systems and programs to ensure that the best possible decisions are made regarding the building, operating, maintaining, renewing, replacing and disposing of the District¡s assets. You will possess an open, team-oriented leadership style and welcome the challenge of seeking continuous improvements in organizational efĂ&#x20AC;ciency. It is essential that you are able to develop and maintain positive relationships with a wide variety of internal and external customers and that you are able to demonstrate that you bring a distinguished customer service philosophy to the position. Complementing a post-secondary degree in a related discipline, a minimum of 5 years¡ experience in managing the following asset categories: water distribution systems, wastewater and storm sewer infrastructure, transportation and related pavement management assets, equipment and vehicle Ă eets, and facilities/buildings, are necessary for success. The ideal candidate will have experience working in both the private and public sector environments. Those interested will Ă&#x20AC;nd additional details about this position and Mission, BC at If your experience and education have prepared you for this career opportunity, please forward a cover letter and resume, marked #2013-E02, by Monday, January 28, 2013 to: District of Mission Attn: Human Resources Box 20, 8645 Stave Lake Street Mission, BC V2V 4L9

LANDSCAPER LABOURERS & LEAD HAND, with exp in retaining walls. Starting @ $16-$18/hour Email:


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ADULT SUBSTITUTE CARRIERS for Surrey North Delta Leader Part-time, Small vehicle required. Door to door delivery Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please call 604-575-5344


MANAGER OF CIVIC ENGAGEMENT & CORPORATE INITIATIVES Bring your strategic professionalism to a team that cares about making a difference in our community to an exciting opportunity with this new excluded position. Reporting to the Chief Administrative 2fĂ&#x20AC;cer, you will raise citizen and business awareness and understanding of municipal initiatives, programs and operations, and create opportunities for citizen input. As this is a new start-up position, we are looking for a goaloriented individual who displays strong communication, consultative, strategic planning and teamwork skills. You will be responsible for developing and promoting opportunities for public engagement and feedback by developing, coordinating and implementing civic engagement strategies that are based on the District¡s vision and strategic direction. 7his position will also oversee the District¡s brand and related marketing materials, serve as a key liaison on internal and external communications and public relations matters, and manage speciĂ&#x20AC;c corporate initiativesproMects. Complementing your post-secondary degree in public administration, business administration, communications, or a related discipline, you will have a CertiĂ&#x20AC;cate in Dialogue and Civic (ngagement and a minimum of 5 years¡ experience. However, we are looking for talent so candidates with an equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.











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PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR J & S Cabinet Doors is looking for an energetic, reliable, and hardworking individual for the position of Production Supervisor in our manufacturing plant. Duties: Report to Manager; organize and direct manufacturing and maintenance operations; Recommend strategies and action plans; Design and initiate plans and processes that help to minimize manufacturing costs through effective utilization of workers, equipment, facilities, materials, and capital; Prepare safety and production reports for company management. Wage: $23/hr Email resume:


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:

Room for travel and rapid advancement. Must be outgoing and avail immediately

Frontline Framing Ltd. is Hiring F/T Carpenters ($24.00/hr) & Construction Helper ($18.00/hr). By Mail: 11768 Kerr Bay Street, Delta, BC V4C 1K1 or by Email:



INDUSTRIAL MOVERS Commercial Moving Company requires Industrial Movers for their Surrey location. Clean driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s abstract & an excellent work ethic are required. Experience considered an asset but willing to train the right people. Drop off resume: Wingenback #204, 9710 187 St. Sry or fax 604-513-1446

Up to $800/wk


F/T Int/Ext PAINTERS req. $13hr to start. Min 3yrs exp. Will train. Must have own vehicle. 604-788-2055



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Commercial Moving Company reqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a Dispatcher/ Coordinator. Clean drivers abstract, above average organizational skills & previous dispatch experience is essential. Must be able to work well as a team & have excellent customer service skills. The ability to work with Microsoft Office is reqâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d. Drop off resume Wingenback Inc. #204 9710-187 St. Sry or fax 604-513-1446







COOKS S.C Dhillion Enterprises Ltd o/a Lovely Sweets & Banquet Hall is Hiring F/T Tandoori Cooks, Curry Cooks & East Indian Cooks all @ ($12.00/hr). By Mail: 7168-12th Street, Suite 101, Surrey, BC V3W 4E2 or by Fax: 604591-6888


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PRACTICAL NURSING Career Opportunities Licensed Practical Nurse Health Care Aid Operating Room Tech* Foot Care Nurse*

NEW Provincially Recognized PN program. Available at select campuses.

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION Career Opportunities Family Child Care Teen Parent Programs Cruise Ships and Resorts Supported Child Development Recreation, Program, Child Minding

LEGAL ASSISTANT Career Opportunities Legal Administrative Assistant Real Estate Assistant Commercial Law Assistant Corporate Law Assistant Trademark Assistant

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER - SS Career Opportunities Child/Youth Care Worker Teen Pregnancy Worker Parenting Support Worker Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Shelter Worker Family Place / Newcomers Worker

7hose interested will Ă&#x20AC;nd additional details about this position and Mission, BC at www.mission.cacareers. If your experience and education have prepared you for this career opportunity, please forward a cover letter and resume, marked #2013-E01, by Monday, January 28, 2013 to: District of Mission Attn: Human Resources Box 20, 8645 Stave Lake Street Mission, BC V2V 4L9

We thank all interested candidates however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We thank all interested candidates however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.




604. 583.1004


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CLARK FREIGHTWAYS Food Counter Attendant reqd. Sal $10.50/hr, F/T, Pmt, No exp. reqd. Duties: Take customersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; orders. Prepare, heat and finish simple food items. Serve customers at counters. Use manual and electrical appliances to clean, peel, slice and trim foodstuffs. Portion and wrap or serve food. Package take-out food. Stock shelves and refrigerators. General cleaning of restaurant and work area. Lang: English. Contact Imran from Chicken World, at Surrey, BC. Apply at ATEEQ07@HOTMAIL.COM

F/T CertiďŹ ed Commercial Transport Mechanic We are a growing, progressive and well respected carrier specializing in the transportation of perishable and dry freight, since 1957. Currently looking for a Full-time CertiďŹ ed Commercial Transport Mechanic. Must be physically fit and fluent in English. Ownership of basic tools required. We offer an attractive compensation package which includes a competitive wage commensurate with experience and group health benefits. Please forward your resume and cover letter to: or fax to 604-472-2136. FABRICATOR (Pipe fitter) required for Maple Ridge Union Shop. Email resume:


We are currently interviewing for F/T & P/T Experienced

LINE COOKS & DISHWASHERS If you are looking for secure employment with long term prospects please apply in person to: ABC Restaurant, 2160 King George Blvd. Surrey/W.Rock to Rod or Kammie between 8am -4pm Monday to Sunday. Phone 604-531-2635



FAB Machine Shop looking for entry / int. level MFG or CAD/CAM technologist. Must be proficient in autoCAD/Inventor and masterCAM XV. Diploma from BCIT or equivalent. email:



SENIOR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY. Insulated panels and EPS manufacturing plant in Surrey. 2 part-time positions available at Shipping Dept. Duties include: monitoring gate, sign-in/out sheet, fill out paper work, etc. Contact Jack 604-534-8626 or e-mail


SHIPPER/ORDER PICKER Busy food processing plant requires a shipper/order picker with good multi-tasking & math skills to handle a wide range of incoming materials & outgoing mixed pallets with different case counts. Applicants need good organizational skills, be prepared to work in a freezer, follow detailed instructions in a high energy food safe facility F/T. Good opportunity for further growth. Wage rate commensurate with experience incl. benefits. Send resume & references to Fax 604 534-2280 or email








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Commercial Moving Company requires a Warehouse person. Clean drivers abstract and the ability to work with Microsoft Office are required. Able to work with minimal supervision. Forklift ticket would be an asset. Drop off your resume to Wingenback at #204, 9710 187 St. Surrey or fax to 604-513-1446

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2 GUYS-A-MUDDIN, We board & l tape it. Over 20 yrs exp. David 778-317-3065 A Call to Vern. Free Est. Drywall, Reno & Texture Specialist, Painting.

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




PRESA CANARIO P/B UKC, fawn Both parents approx. 120 to 150 lbs. Call 604-302-2357 STAFFORDSHIRE bull terrier, P.B. CKC registered. Staffies, only 6 left. Call Candace 604-780-4771

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







5 ACRE DEVELOPMENT PROPERTY IN MAPLE RIDGE potential 35 building lots. $1,190,000. Vendor can finance. 2 Houses, $2400/mo. Also 2.5 acres for $750,000. 604-760-3792

639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES List Home! Save Big $$$ Buy/Referral $500 cashback Call today for a free market evaluation.

STEAMER CHEST, very old. curved top. needs some work. $50. North Delta. 604-591-9740



WE BUY HOUSES! Older House • Damaged House Moving • Estate Sale • Just Want Out • Behind on Payments Quick Cash! • Flexible Terms! CALL US FIRST! 604-626-9647

CIRCA 1920 American double pedestal solid walnut dining room table with three skirted leaves,set of six chairs and matching sideboard. Priced below recent appraisal. $3500. 778-558-7305

Yunas:604.345.9461 Omax Realty Ltd.




2 WINGBACK ARMCHAIRS, rich taupe Jacquard diamond pattern. As new, orig labels $200/ea or $350/pair. (604)588-9030



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


• Twins • Fulls • Queens • Kings 100’s in stock! www.Direct (604)294-2331 *NEW QUEEN MATTRESS SET* Pillow Top in Plastic. Mfr. Warranty Must Sell $200 ~ 604-484-0379







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


~ 604-597-3758 ~


TOSHIBA 19 inch TV. LCD. $100. Brand new never used, in box. North Delta. (604)591-9740



• Hvac Gas Fitting • Electrical *Free Est. *Licensed *Insured 24hr. Emergency Service


C & C Electrical Mechanical



BEAGLE PUPS, tri colored, good looking, healthy, vet check $700. (604)796-3026. No Sunday calls

EXCEL ROOFING LTD. All kinds of roofing work. New Roof, Reroof, Repairs.Free est. (778)878-2617

BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOGS, pure bred at Diesel Kennel, 3 male, $1500. each. Call (604)869-5073

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

CANE CORSO MASTIFF all blues 6F, 2M, ultimate family guardian. Ready to go. $1000. (604)308-5665



SULLIVAN STN stunning mtn views 3 bdrm t/h, 3 baths. $344,900, 604760-3792.



GUILDFORD GARDENS 1 Bdrm. From $685 2 Bdrm. From $850 • 24 Hour On-site Management • PETS ALLOWED • Minutes Walk To Elementary School & Guildford Mall

Heat & Hot Water Included


All new tenancies will be entered into a draw for 1 mth of free rent. 1 & 2 bdms avail. now & Feb. 1st. Close to shopping, schools & transit. Some pets ok.

5374 - 203rd St, Langley Call 604-533-9780

Phone: 604-581-8332 & 604-585-0063

SUNCREEK ESTATES * Large 2 & 3 Bdrm Apartments * Insuite w/d, stove, fridge, d/w * 3 floor levels inside suite * Wood burning fireplace * Private roof top patio * Walk to shops. Near park, pool, playground * Elementary school on block * Clubhouse, tennis court * On site security. Sorry no pets

Office: 7121 - 133B St. Surrey 604-596-0916

SURREY: 2bdr, 2 bth, spac. beaut. Gateway. 5 app. Grnd flr. Across Skytrain. $1275: 604-951-7992

SURREY 92/120. 3 Bdrm, 2000 sf PENTHOUSE modern, quiet 2 baths 5 appls, $1425.604-951-7992

SURREY, PACIFICA. #30413277 108 AVE. Junior 1/bdrm condo. 1 block to Gateway SkyTrain. 500sq ft. 5/appli. N/S, N/P. Avail Dec 1. $675/mo. Call Luke 604-590-4888 Remax



To Arrange a Viewing Call Grace at 604-319-7514


CEDAR COURT & CEDAR LODGE Call for seniors special CLEAN 1 & 2 BDRM SUITES (some w/ensuites) in Park-like setting. Cable, heat, & hot water incl. Laundry rest area on each floor.

604-588-8850 604-584-5233

CLOVERDALE. 1 bdrm 2nd flr $790 incl. heat /ht.water / prkg. N/P. 604-576-1465 or 604-612-1960. Guildford/152 St. 2bdr, 2bths, exec. style condo, f/p, i/s ldry, u/g prkg, n/p n/s. $1250/mo. 778-999-6345


FLEETWOOD 171/84 Ave. 7 Bdrm, 5.5 bath, 5485s.f. house incl’s 2 mstr stes, no agents, $1,125,000, call: 604-727-7679

Large 1 & 2 bedroom units Rent from $725.00/mo.


Guildford Mall / Public Library

AMERICAN BULLDOGS $800 Ready NOW 4 females, 2 males Call for appt. (604)230-1999


Sell your Home without the huge commission Fee’s. Save Your $$$$$ Call Allan for more info at 604 - 357 - 3105


PUNCHING BAG, GLOVES & HANGER. $25. North Delta. Call (604)591-9740

Furnace, Boilers, Hot Water Heat Plumbing Jobs ~ Reas rates


MATTRESSES starting at $99

HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837

Reno’s and Repairs


Regency Park Gardens

UNDER $400



Call: 604-585-1966.

N. DELTA: 7500 Scott Rd. Brand new1 bdrm apt on 2nd flr. Inste ldry, d/washer, granite. $900mo. Avail now. 604-614-8280 /604-417-7468

Party String in a spray can. Sprays over 500 feet. $7.00 Call 778-239-9517

PRO TREE SERVICES Quality pruning/shaping/hedge trimming/ removals & stump grinding. John, 604-588-8733/604-318-9270


1, 2 & 3 Bdrms available. Close to shopping, transit, schools & park. Some pets welcome. Onsite security. Seasonal swimming pool.


UNDER $100



MOVE-IN BONUS Family Friendly Complex


BRIDGEVIEW FLEA MARKET Every Sunday, Year Round, 80 Vendors 7am-3pm, 11267-125a St. Sry. Info./Book Table 604-625-3208



2 Bdrm unit. $807/mo. 5 Min walk to Surrey Ctrl Skytrain, and all amenities. Well maintained, clean, quiet, sec’d adult only bldg. No Pets. Shared purchase required. Call: 604-583-2122 or email:

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

AN EXPERIENCED TILE SETTER Interior / Exterior Call BRUCE @ 604-841-1080 We always advertise with “THE LEADER”

~ Certified Plumber ~

10% OFF if you Mention this AD! *Plumbing *Heating *Reno’s *More Lic.gas fitter. Aman: 778-895-2005

Surrey 107A/130 St. S/S duplex 10,025sf lot, 2bdrm 900sf up & 600sf down. $530,000. No agents plse. 604-584-8684

T & K Haulaway





PRICES SO LOW I MUST BE MAD Call MAD ABOUT PAINTING. Free Estimates. Int/Ext. 778-773-3918


GET the best for your moving 24/7 From $40/hr Licensed & Insured Senior Discount 778-773-3737

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

Serving The Mainland Since 1988


BEST WEST MOVING. FAST 24/7 short notice moves. Great mid mo. rates! Free Est. Tim (604)319-1010

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

POLAR BEAR PAINTING $299 ~ 3 rooms (walls only 2 coats) 604-866-6706



(778)997-5757, (604)587-5991


Call 604-754-0555

QUICKWAY Kitchen Cabinets Ltd. ****Mention this ad for 10% Off **** Call Raman @ 604-561-4041.

WEED FREE Mushroom Manure 13 yards - $125 or Well Rotted 10 yards - $145. Free delivery in Surrey. 604-856-8877

RUBBISH REMOVAL Almost for free!

604.339.1989 Lower Mainland 604.996.8128 Fraser Valley

Call 778-231-8332


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


C & C Electrical Mechanical


German Shepherd/Lab pups, 1M/1F, both black, $200. (604)3162757. No Sunday calls

TOY POODLE. 6 weeks old, black, male. $700. Call 604-820-4230, 604-302-7602





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

Member of Better Business Bureau





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

Canuck Roofing All Roof Repairs Any job big or small. Free Est. *WCB *Insured *BBB 778-772-1969

BEAUT BATHROOM & KITCHEN Plumbing + Drywall + Elect. + Tubs & Showers & Sinks + Toilets & Tile + floors + countertop + painting. Sen disc. Work Guar. 21 yrs exp. Call Nick 604-230-5783, 604-581-2859


Crime Free Multi-Housing Certified Ask About Incentives! Spacious Suites, very competitive prices. Extra large 1 & 2 BDRM ste’s, lots of storage. Heat/hot water incl. Access to Vancouver via freeway, 1 bus to Skytrain. No pets.

Phone 604-582-0465

1 Bdrm. $700.00 2 Bdrm. $815.00 • Close to Skytrain, Sry. Central Mall, & SFU Sry. Campus • 24 Hour On-site Management PETS ALLOWED • Minutes Walk To Park, High School & Elementary School

Heat & Hot Water Included “Part of the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program”

To Arrange a Viewing Call Joyce at 604-319-7517

Tsawwassen Windsor Woods 1 bdrm inste ldry new carpet f/p, strg prkg Feb 1 $1025m 778-838-9057

VISTA GREEN APTS 7575 140 St. Available now or Feb 1st. 2 Bdrm, newly reno’d, 3 appls, F/P, underground prkg. No pets. Starting at $850 & up.

604-594-8534 or 604-583-6844

Thursday, January 10, 2013 Surrey/North Delta Leader 39 RENTALS 736










6 BDR Hse $2000 n/s, n/p big yard. Call 778-578-1500 for more info. Avail Feb 1st. 124A st and 94th.

S SURREY: 3 bdrm, 2 bath, lge Rancher. Dble garage. $1900/mo. Avail now. N/S, N/P. 604-809-5974.

ENVER CREEK 1 Bd, full bth, patio $550 incl util. NS/NP. Must be clean quiet, respectable. 778-229-6180

SURREY: Fleetwood - Bsmt suite. NP/NS. $650/mo cbl/internet & utils incl. Avail now. (604)440-8280

BOLIVAR HTS. 11046 110A Ave. 5/bdrm house. 2 bthrms. 2 story. 2 kitchens. $1700/mo +util. Avail now. 778-882-7378, 778-565-4558

S.SURREY Updated 5 bdrms whole house + utils OR 3 bdrm up $1350 & 2 bdrm down $800 NS/NP. more details/pics text 604-537 2426

ENVER CREEK 83/145A, Lrg 1 bd nr schl/bus, NS/NP. Incl utils, cable & wifi. Avail now. 604-572-7390

SURREY Fraser Heights 174/104. 1 Bdrm, full bath, $700 incl everything, NS/NP, immed 604-537-4532

Chimney Hills 3 bdrm bsmt 3 bath 2 liv rms, strg, nr schl $1000/mo incl utils. NS/NP. Feb 1. 604-690-9994

SURREY 2700 sq.ft. 4 bdrm, fin bsmt w/bdrm. Close to 184, 64 & Fraser Hwy, 5 mins to mall. NS/NP $2200. Avail now. (604)530-8715

FLEETWOOD 150/84, new extra lge 3 bdrm., 2 baths, bright, lam. & tile floors. Own ldry. Fenced yard. Near schools & bus, ns/np, Feb1. $1400 incl utils/sat. 604-599-8231

SURREY large 2 bdrm. bsmnt. suite, 10088 133rd. N/S N/P, shared W/D. 6 min. walk to SkyTrain + mall. Cl to school & Holland park. $800+util. (778)896-0554

FLEETWOOD, 85/149A St. 1 bdrm. $500 mo. Incl. elect., Tv. Avl now. 778-322-6509 or 778-706-6509

SURREY NORTHRIDGE, 62/134. Cozy 1 bdrm suite, g/l, pri ent, n/p, n/s. $550/m. incls utils & cable, refs req. Avail now. (604)596-3499, (778)862-5720 (604)808-5214

DELTA: 3bdr, 1-1/2 bths, clean house. All new appl. N/S, $1500 + 2/3 util: 604-786-1215 or 572-8305 FRASER HEIGHTS 15892 108 Ave 3/Bdrm Rancher, 2 baths, double garage. $1600/mo. Immed. TJ @ Sutton Proact, (604)728-5460 GUILDFORD 15912-101 Ave. 3bdrm bsmt hse 5 appl fncd yd sundeck $1900m N/P 778-564-1847

SURREY Bolivar Hts. 5 Bdrm, 2.5 baths, fam r. nr elem schl & bus. Avail now NS/NP, $1550. Call eves 604-599-6489 or 604-725-8503 SURREY CENTRAL. Reno’d 3 Bedroom house, laundry. Avail now. $1100 +utils. 604-722-8733. SURREY/Guildford 15711-104 Ave, 3 Bdrm rancher, avail Jan 15, NP. $1100. 604-710-8914 or 728-8110 SURREY Newton 132nd 3 Bdrm rancher, big yard, nr bus, shops, schls. Feb 1. $1200. 778-896-4533 WHITE ROCK. 3 bdrm rancher, f/s, w/d, d/w, freezer, f/p, fenced yrd, lrg shed, pets ok, nr amens, $1975/mo incl elec, gas, water, avail Feb 1st, ref’s req’d. Call daily 9am-7pm 604-597-1941 or 604-531-8359.



LINDA VISTA Motel Luxury Rooms w/cable, a/c & kitchens. 6498 King George Hwy. Mthly, Wkly & Daily Specials. 604-591-1171. Canadian Inn 6528 K.G.Hwy. 604-594-0010

748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION CEDAR HILLS. Lrg bdrm in quiet clean home. $400 incl utils, cable, shr kit, lndry, bath, prkg No parties. Furnished or Unfurnished. Walk to SkyTrain. 604-951-0146

BRAND New One bedroom basement at ground level on rent for $600. Near by elementary school, shopping complex, and bus station. Located in newton area at 140 St. NO Pets ! NO Laundry!. Contact at 604-306-3416 CHIMNEY HTS. 2 Bdrm bsmt suite with w/d, new carpets. $850/mo incl utils. Avail immed. NS/NP. Call 778-998-6521 lve msg or text msg. CHIMNEY HTS. 76/151. 2 Bdrm suite. Washer NP/NS. Avail now. 604-502-9945, 604-767-7391 aft 4

NEWTON 72/144 Beaut. 2 bdrm suite 2 car prkg. $700+1/3 util. n/s, n/p. social drinker. 604-897-2216

CLOVERDALE 2 Bdrm daylight bsmt suite, suit resp tenant. Ns/np. Immed.$700 incl utils 778-574-5347

Newton 77/124 3BR rancher 1286sf lrg fam & liv rm patio, carpet, N/P ref $1350+util 604-771-1232

DELTA - brand new 1 bdrm bsmt ste. All new app. n/s, n/p. $550/mo 604-786-1215 or 604-572-8305





2 LOCATIONS - Avail Now 14295-71A Ave, 10793-142A St Sry Upper house, 3 Bdrm, 1500 sq.ft., 5 appls, very clean, newly reno’d. No pets. $1000/mo. (604)583-6844

GUILDFORD. Brand new 2 bdrm suite. Avail. now. Nr amenits & schools. N/P. N/S. $675/mo. incl cable & hydro. 604-825-7658. K. GEORGE/92 Bright,clean, spac. 2 bdr bsmt ,1 prkg, ns,np, util. & incl, lndry. $850: 604-729-5682

N.DELTA. Desirable Annieville, nice 1 bdrm bsmt. 92A/112th Street. Shrd lndry/utils. Priv/quiet No dogs. $625/mo. Avail now. 604-889-5327. NEWTON 65/141. 2Bdr, quiet gr/lvl near schls/amens. Avail now. Ns/np $750/mo incl utils. 604-507-1933 NEWTON, 67/146 St. 2 Bdrm ste, $725/mo incl utils & internet. Avail immed. N/S, N/P. 604-808-0089. NEWTON, 68/144 St. 3 Bdrm grnd lvl, 2 full baths & lndry. Feb 1st/15th N/S, N/P. $1050. Close to school & bus. 604-786-6078. NEWTON, 68/150th. 1 Bdrm suite. N/S. N/P. $575/mo incl utils. Sec system. Immed. 604-502-7098. NEWTON West. 2 Bdrm suite with full bath, avail Feb 1st. N/S. N/P. $675 incl utils/cable. 778-885-9501. PANORAMA RIDGE, Scott Rd/#10. 900sf lge 1 bdrm g/l oceanview ste. F/P, prkg. Suit quiet mature. NS/NP. Short or long term. $875 incl utils. 604-501-9592 PORT KELLS 2 bdrm, 1500 sq.ft., insuite lndry, alarm, $900/mo incl utils. Now. NS/NP (604)830-6921 SULLIVAN STATION. 2Bdrm, Near Trnst/School/YMCA. Avlble Now. NS/NP, Refs Rqrd, $800/mo incl Utils/Cable 778-887-5481 SURREY 106/142 St. 2 Bdrm gr lvl. Nr park/amens. $780 incl utils & pri w/d. No dogs. Feb 1. 604-582-6937 SURREY 134/90 spac. a/grnd. 1 bdrm. Incl. lndry, int. & hydro. Avail. now. $575 mo. N/S. (604)781-4099 SURREY 144/74 Ave Large 1 bdrm bsmt. Own prkg. NS/NP. $575 incl utils. 604-599-9395. SURREY,147/63 Ave NEW large 1 & 2 bdrm, $600 & $700 incl util cbl ldry Avail now. (604)807-2967.


WEEKLY SPECIALS JAN. 12 - 18, 2013

Computers - ECM ...................... $17.95 Wiper Motors ............................ $14.95 Window Motors ........................ $14.95 Composite Headlights ............. $27.95 FWD Axles - 447-4 .................... $19.95 Trunk Lids - Bare....................... $25.95 Any Plain Steel Wheel .............. $7.95 Now That’s a Deal!

CLOSED TUES, JAN. 1 792-1221 01/13H_PP10

SURREY, 1 of 2 bdrm bsmt suite $500-650. NS/NP. Jan 1st. call for more info. 604-593-8021 or 604812-6761

43645 Industrial Way, Chilliwack

ABBOTSFORD Upstairs Suite for Rent! Christian Landlords. 1,000s.f. 2 BR, 1 Bath. Patio entrance/carport. Hydro. W/D. Stove/Oven/Fridge. NO Pets/NO Smkg. Ideal for newly-weds. Downes Rd, near Abb Auto Mall. Available Feb 1. $800 + Gas. Chris 604-308-4292

RV 57 David Bilyk 20620 67 Ave., Langley, BC 2004 Ford Ranger - White VIN 1FTYR44044PB63857 License plate AR 3725 (BC) Temp plate 5X3EGE A sale will take place at the storage location on Friday, January 25th, 2013. Viewing 10:00AM-12:00PM. Sealed bids will be opened at 12:30PM. Room contents are personal/household goods unless noted otherwise.

Claims a Landlords Contractual Lien against the following persons goods in storage at: 19316 56th Ave. Surrey, BC, Tel: 604-530-4455

Auto Financing 1.800.910.6402

DreamTeam Auto Financing “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals

1-800-961-7022 DL# 7557



CLAYTON 1/bdrm Coach house. Avail now. N/P, N/S. W/D. $680/mo. incl util. 604-787-1294. CLAYTON 2 level house. 1700 sf. 4/bdrms. 2 f/p, 3 baths. garage. $1500/mo. NS, NP 604-787-1294. CLAYTON HTS. Newer Lrg 5 Bdrm (2800 sq/ft) upper suite. Avail now. $2500/mo incl utils. 604-574-0068. GUILDFORD. Lrg 3 bdrm, 1.5 bath, inste lndry, fncd yard, 1 car garage, nr bus, ns/np, avl now, refs. $1075 +utils. 604-951-6416, 604-961-6531 HUGE 4 BR, 2 Baths. Upper Level . 2 Car Garage. Quiet St. Close to all amenities. $1500 plus utils. Avail After Jan 15. Dino 604-339-2223. PANORAMA 60/150, clean, bright 1 bdrm. Lndry, heat & light inc. $750: Refs req. 604-598-1177, 219-3369

1988 OLDS CUTLASS CLASSIC SUPREME. 154K, V8, 5L, well maint. Reliable car for student! $2800/obo. Call 604-534-6098.

SURREY, 98/148 St. 3/Bdrms, 2 bthrms, family room, living room, single garage. Avail now. Call TJ @ Sutton Proact, (604)728-5460





SURREY central. 64/152nd. Furn’d 1Bdr upper suite, suits 1, n/s, $600 incl tv/cable/utils. 604-576-4129.


EPSOM DOWNS 13699 76 Ave.

The Scrapper

Guildford. 2 bdrm t/h, 1½ baths. 5 appls. N/S. N/P. Now. Hottub, swimmingpool $850. 604-591-7986.

SURREY 58/K.George. Brand New 2bdr 2bath or 3bdr 3bath suites in brand new home. Avail Jan 15th. NS/NP. $850/mo or $1150/mo. Call 604-897-2677 or 778-385-6239

2 bdrm T/H $850/m. Near Guildford Mall, schools & transit. Call Now!! 604-451-6676

SURREY, 63/122. Spacious 1 bdrm. suite, 1.5 baths, f/p. N/P. N/S ONLY. $600/mo. Avail now. 604-590-1956 or 778-386-9658

SURREY 139/68 Ave. 3 Bdrm T/H $1010/mo, quiet family complex, no pets. Call 604-599-0931.

E-360 Gordon Harding 19820 40 A Ave., Langley A sale will take place at the storage location on Friday, January 25th, 2013. Viewing 10:00AM-12:00PM. Sealed bids will be opened at 12:30PM. Room contents are personal/household goods unless noted otherwise. Bids will be for entire contents of each locker unit.

For more information call Elite Bailiff Services@ 604-539-9900 WWW.REPOBC.COM

No qr code reader? Text info: 778.786.8271

SURREY, 8912 - 146A St. 3 Bdrm, 2 full baths, din/rm, liv/rm. Avail now. $1300 +2/3 utils, incl lndry. 604-496-0201 or 604-306-6138.


B-163 Dora Cosgrove 210 - 5609 201A St., Langley

LOOKING FOR A DEAL ON A NEW VEHICLE? Save up to 40% OFF your next new vehicle... No games or gimmicks, deal direct with local dealerships.

SURREY: 3 bdrms 1.5 bth, nr amens. Avl. now. $1150/mo pet ok. 604-521-0032, 604-318-8227.

SURREY; 2 Bdrm. Close to City Ctr & Skytrain. Incl hydro & cable. Avail now. N/P. 604-341-4974

B-143 Jennifer McKenchnie 9200 9th St., Dawson Creek,

1999 MERCURY MARQUIS 4 door sedan, 175K, top condition. Call: Ralph (778)988-2055

SURREY 152/88. 3 Bdrm upper suite, avail. now. $1000 +half util 604-369-1058 or 604-931-1068

3 bdrm T/H with w/d hookup, car port $1040/m. Close to all amen’s, schools & transit. Call Now! 604-451-6676

B-141 Samantha Waterton C 406 - 20159 88 Ave., Langley

1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme V6, 163,800/km’s, p/w, 4/dr, remote ent,a/c, 2 new tires, teal green, very clean! $1795/obo. 604-584-5431.

SURREY 148 St./110 Ave. 3 bdrm., 1.5 baths, nr. school. Avail. now. $1200 mo. incl. utils. 778-883-2530


Warehouseman’s Lien Act Whereas, Asuad Ali is indebted to Gold Key Sales & Lease Ltd. dba Gold Key Isuzu for storage and towing on a 2001 Isuzu FTR with VIN: 4GTJ7C1391J700992. A lien is claimed under the Act. There is presently an amount due and owing of $18,368.00 plus any additional costs of storage, seizure and sale. Notice is hereby given that on the 31st day of January, 2013 or thereafter, the said vehicle will be sold. The vehicle is currently stored at Gold Key Isuzu, 19575 Langley Bypass Surrey BC V3S 6K1. The vehicle was placed in storage on February 26th 2009.

A-35 Taylor Morecombe 303 - 1378 Georgte St., White Rock

CEDAR Hills 100/128 3 bdrm top flr patio, $1100/mo incl hydro & shrd lndry. N/P. Immed. 604-754-1582

GUILDFORD Holly Park Lane. 2 Bdrms, 1bath, nr schl, bus & mall. Pet ok. $1000/mo. 604-992-2247.

SURREY 68/121A, LRG. 1 bdrm, grnd lvl, cls to Mall. NP/NS. Immed. $600 incl utils/cable. 604-507-3442.

Claims Landlords Contractual Lien seizure against the following persons Vehicle(s) or Boat(s) in storage at 19316 56 Ave., Surrey B.C., 604-530-4455. If not paid in full on or before January 25th, 2013. Vehicle(s) or Boat(s) will be sold or disposed of without further notice.

2006 FORD F150 XLT 4x4, 4 dr 5.4L V8, bedliner, new brakes, 138K, loaded, $14,500 obo. Call: 604-812-1278


SURREY: 2 bdrm-$675: 1 bdrm $600/mo inc. hydro. Cls to bus, shopg, schools. Jan. 15. DD dep. req. 604-501-9886/778-578-4545

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

FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Up To $500 CA$H Today Fast Service. JJ 604-728-1965 #1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200

NO. 21018 ABBOTSFORD REGISTRY IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BETWEEN: MICHAEL GEORGE LEVINSKY CLAIMANT AND: ROLAND BERGER, JULIANNA BERGER and INSURANCE CORPORATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA DEFENDANTS ADVERTISEMENT To: The Defendant, Roland Berger TAKE NOTICE THAT on August 22, 2012 an order was made for service on you of an Amended Notice of Claim issued from the Abbotsford Registry of the Provincial Court of British Columbia, Action No. 21018, by way of this advertisement. In the proceeding, the Plaintiff claims the following relief against you: wage loss and damages. You must file a Reply to the Notice of Claim within the period required under the Small Claims Rules failing which further proceedings, including judgment, may be taken against you without notice to you. You may obtain from the Abbotsford Registry, at 32203 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, B.C., a copy of the Amended Notice of Claim and the Order providing for service by this advertisement. This advertisement is placed by Cascade Law Corporation whose address for service is #300 – 2777 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford, B.C., V2T 4V1. Fax: 604 850 8519.

SURREY 70 Ave/150 St. 1Bdr gr/lvl suite, priv laundry, full bath. Ns/np, Jan 17th. $550/mo. 778-389-3532. SURREY: 76/152, beautiful 2 bdrm ste on golf course. New paint & flr incl util/cbl. NP/NS. (604)339-8729 SURREY: 96 & 154 - 2 brand new 1 bdrm bsmt stes. Ground level. $600/mo ea utils inc. n/s. n/p. cls to amen. shopping & transit, schools. Avail. now. (604)780-5899

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FRASER HTS. Large clean 3 bdrm ste. Insuite W/D. $1200 incl all utils, cbl, net. Avail now. 604-957-2666.

GUILDFORD 2 bdrm ste avail now. NP/NS. Incl hydro, cable/net & lam flrs. 604-496-1532 or 604-802-1899


SURREY two 2 bdrm suites, $675 all incl, nr amens, avail now. NS NP. 778-564-2008, 778-549-2811


GUILDFORD: 2 Bdrm bsmt ste, nr school & bus. Avail now. $700/mo incl hydro. N/S, N/P. 778-895-0566.


SURREY Scott Rd/100 Ave. 3 bdrm gr flr. Lndry, F/P, Cls to all amens. $875 + utils. Dec 15. 604-951-7992

FRASER HEIGHTS: Lrg 1 bdrm liv/rm & kitc, sep entry w/patio. Utils incl. NP/NS. $700. (604)584-9111

N. DELTA. 7600 116th, 2 bdrm bsmt suite. $750/mth N/S. N/P. Avail now. Hung 604-719-8546



FRASER HEIGHTS. 2 bdrm gr/lvl ste, nr bus & schls. Avl now. ns/np $700mo incl util. 604-781-8165.

South SURREY. Large Room. full house priv. Parking for trucker, gravel or tractor. $450: Jim 788899-8095 or 604-575-7271


N DELTA, Newly reno’d 3/bdrms up, 1/bdrm down, 2 kitchens, $1900/mo. Avail Jan 15. Close to all schools, shopping & transit. Call (778)552-0502

FRASER HEIGHTS 2 bdrm bsmt suite with water heat, quiet area, nr all amens 5 min fr Guildford. Strictly NS/NP.Avail immed. 604-767-9197.

N. DELTA; 2 Bdrm, $700 incl cable & hydro. New carpet/paint. NS/NP. Avail now. 778-288-1677 aft 4pm.

$650 NEW ground level 2bd bsmt suite avlb now or Feb 1st. cable and utils incld. no laundry. Pls call Amy 604-376-4252

N.DELTA 118/76 Ave. Newly reno 2 bdrm, garage. Nr amens. $1150. Small pet OK 604-725-6606

FRASER HEIGHTS 1 Bedroom ste 2yrs/old, Feb 1st. NS/NP. $700 incl lndry/utils/cble. Ref’s (604)999-2525

GUILDFORD: fully furn’d rooms $375 & $400 incl util/sat. Avail now. No drugs or parties. (604) 992-2247

SURREY Newton. Furnished room. $600 inc utils. N/S. (604)595-7737

N.Delta 114/96 Ave. 5 Bdrm hse, 2 up 3 dwn 2 bath lrg fnd yd N/P $1200 604-591-8386 778-239-1946

FLEETWOOD PARK 2bdrm f/bath, ns/np, avail now, ref’s. $850 incl hydro. 604-961-8426, 604-518-0241.



Surrey, 98/120, 2 bdrm ste in brand new house $700 incl util NP/NS Nr all ament. Avail now 778-891-4211 SURREY Brand new 2 bdrm bsmt $725 incl utils/basic cbl/net & lndry. NP/NS. Nr elem schl. 778-895-2591 SURREY Fleetwood 94/157. New 3 bdrm grnd lvl $1000 incl lndry N/S, N/P. 604-498-0460 / 778-865-1265

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January 10, 2013 edition of the Surrey North Delta Leader

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