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Tuesday February 12, 2013
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Surrey Board of Trade calls on Victoria to triple the seats south of the Fraser by Sheila Reynolds THE NUMBER of college and univer-
sity student spaces in the South Fraser region needs to triple by 2025, says the Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT), or Surrey will suffer both socially and economically. The board, which represents about 1,900 businesses, presented a paper called Can the Future Learn in Surrey and the South Fraser? on Thursday, stating investment in Anita Patil post-secondary Huberman education is “urgently needed.” The document says that with 940,000 people, Surrey and the South Fraser region are the fastest-growing areas of B.C., and yet there is relatively little local access for those wanting to attend college or university. While the area produces 22 per cent of B.C.’s high school graduates,
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Pedestrian overpass, RCMP changes suggested in wake of Surrey teen’s death Inquest into death of Ashley Christine Guiboche concludes by Sheila Reynolds
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Dhaliwal steps down as B.C. Liberal candidate Former MP facing charges over not filing income taxes by Kevin Diakiw Longtime Surrey politician Sukh
Dhaliwal stepped down from his run with the B.C. Liberals, the day after it was revealed he is facing six charges under the Income Tax Act. Dhaliwal, who was the B.C. Liberal candidate for Surrey-Panorama leading up to the May election, announced before a crowd at the Grand Taj Banquet Hall in Newton on Friday that he’s stepping down. Dhaliwal is facing six charges under the Income Tax Act for failing to file returns for a company for which he Sukh Dhaliwal was responsible. “The last two days have been extremely difficult for me and my family,” Dhaliwal told a group of reporters Friday afternoon. “I want to make sure I take care of the outstanding matters that are before the courts.” He said in no way did the B.C. Liberal party push him to make the decision to step down. “Absolutely not,” he said. “It’s my decision, it’s my family’s decision, and that’s what I’m making.” Dhaliwal is president of Genco Consultants Inc., the firm that allegedly failed to file tax returns for six years. The federal indictment reads that Dhaliwal, “being director of Genco Consultants Inc... did unlawfully direct authorize, assent to, acquiesce in or participate in Genco ConsulSee TAX PROBLEM / Page 5
A coroner’S inquest into the death of a Surrey teen who was struck and killed by a police vehicle in North Surrey two years ago concluded Thursday with five recommendations for the RCMP and one for the City of Surrey, ICBC and TransLink.
Ashley Christine Guiboche, 18, was killed Jan. 31, 2011 when she was walking across King George Boulevard near 98 Avenue and was hit by an RCMP cruiser. The driver, Const. Albert Luk, was speeding without his siren or emergency lights activated, responding to a report of a stolen vehicle. The jury at a coroner’s inquest may not make any findings of legal responsibility, but can make recommendations aimed at preventing deaths under similar circumstances in the future. The first of the six recommendations
last week was that the city, ICBC and TransLink work together to find a solution to the “serious jaywalking problem” along King George Boulevard between 98 and 100 Avenues. It’s suggested that either an overhead walkway be built over the road stretch, or that a pedestrian-activated crosswalk at 98B Avenue be installed. “This needs to be a priority,” said the jury. The city says it is working on the recommendation. See LIGHTED CROSSING / Page 8
City objects to parody T-shirts Owner of online business says slogans are meant to spark dialogue by Alex Browne Surrey community
activist and former B.C. Green party candidate Don Pitcairn said he wasn’t looking to stir up a media furor about his online business, surreyshirts. com, which sells silkscreened shirts with logos and slogans that celebrate the city with a satirical edge. But the story went viral across Canada – and the website registered more than 65,000 hits in the space of 24 hours – after it was leaked ‘Surrey the future dies here’ and ‘better safe than Surrey’ are just two t-shirt designs offered by Don Pitcairn’s to media that company. City of Surrey solicitors had to Jason Arsenault of Surrey Clothing, another Six massacre, in which six individuals, includsent out a cease-and-desist letter to quash the company that produces parody-style shirts. ing two innocent bystanders, were executed parody shirts he manufactures. While Surrey’s objections are grounded in gangland-style, and the five firearm deaths Particularly offensive, according to the potential copyright and trademark violations, in the city this January alone, have created a emailed letter from assistant city solicitor Pitcairn said he believes the variations on the reputation for gun violence in Surrey that has Philip Huynh, are two shirts parodying the original designs are sufficient to be well within spread across the continent. city’s stylized skyscraper logo and slogan “the “fair dealing” parameters established for satiriIn his other business, landscape and garden future lives here.” cal or parody uses. maintenance, he has twice seen spent handgun In Pitcairn’s version, the buildings have He created the basic designs, bullets retrieved from properties in been replaced by a vertical handgun and the he said, which were subsequently Surrey in the space of four years, slogan: “Surrey – the future dies here,” while worked on by a graphic designer. which “speaks for itself,” he said. on another shirt, stylized buildings are sur“I had a lawyer look at them. He “I’m sorry if I’ve ruffled feathers rounded by six bullet holes and the legend with the City of Surrey, but I live here, didn’t think there would be any prob“Better safe than Surrey.” too,” he said, adding that he wants lem, although he thought the City of “It’s not the shirts that are giving Surrey the to create dialogue that may lead to Surrey wouldn’t be very happy about bad image problem, it’s the bodies at the side community-based solutions to the them.” of the roads or in the driveways of homes,” problem. He noted that Surrey city solicitor Pitcairn said, noting he wants the shirts to help Craig MacFarlane has been quoted as “If our city is to be as great as I promote dialogue on gun violence in the city. think it could be, and it is, this is saying he is not intending to take the Although he acknowledges he is in discussomething we want to end,” he said, matter further. Don Pitcairn sions with the B.C. Green party to run again noting that community-based initiaPitcairn, who is also president of in the May 14 provincial election – he ran in tives in Abbotsford several years ago Surrey United Naturists, organizers Surrey-White Rock in 2009 – he denies that effectively addressed its reputation for violence. of the annual New Year’s Day Polar Bare Swim he is using the shirt issue to gain publicity for Green party spokesperson Craig Spence said at Crescent Beach, admitted the shirts’ intensuch a bid. tion is to push buttons and promote discussion the party is anticipating Pitcairn will seek the He said he had been intending to take a “let nomination in Surrey-Panorama, although a about Surrey’s reputation as a centre of gangsleeping dogs lie” approach to the letter from nomination meeting has not yet been held. and gun-related violence. Surrey, which had been incorrectly addressed He said incidents such as the 2007 Surrey email@example.com
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N OTI C E OF PUBLIC HEARI N G - M O N DAY, FEBRU ARY 18 , 2 013 The Council of the City of Surrey will hold a Public Hearing pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Act, in the Council Chamber at City Hall, 14245 - 56 Avenue, Surrey, BC, on Monday, February 18, 2013, commencing at 7:00 p.m.
DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY‑LAW 17871
Surrey Official Community Plan By‑law, 1996, No. 12900, No. 346 Amendment By‑law, 2013, No. 17868 Surrey Zoning By‑law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By‑law, 2013, No. 17869 Application: 7911‑0240‑00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 2494, 2510, 2526 and 2544 – 156 Street APPLICANT: Fei Liu, Hong Li and South Land Holdings Ltd. c/o Barnett Dembek Architects Inc. (Maciej Dembek) #135, 7536 – 130 Street, Surrey, BC V3W 1H8 PROPOSAL: By‑law 17868 To redesignate the site from Urban (URB) to Multiple Residential (RM). By‑law 17869 To rezone the site from “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)” to “Multiple Residential 30 Zone (RM-30)”. DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT To vary “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000”, as amended, Part 22, Section F, as follows: (a) To reduce the minimum west front yard setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 3.5 metres (11.5 ft.); (b) To reduce the minimum south side yard setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 4.9 metres (16 ft.); (c) To reduce the minimum north side yard setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 7.4 metres (24 ft.), 6.7 metres (22 ft.), 6.1 metres (20 ft.) and 5.4 metres (17.5 ft.); (d) To reduce the minimum east rear yard setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 4.6 metres (15 ft.), 5.5 metres (18 ft.), 5.8 metres (19 ft.) and 6.4 metres (21 ft.); and (e) To allow for four (4) visitor parking stalls within the required setbacks. The purpose of the rezoning and development variance permit is to to permit the development of 46 townhouse units. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY‑LAW 17868/17869
Surrey Zoning By‑law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By‑law, 2013, No. 17866 Application: 7912‑0158‑00 CIVIC ADDRESS: Portions of 14652 and 14656 – 105A Avenue APPLICANT: City of Surrey and Triple S Holdings Ltd. c/o Barnett Dembek Architects Inc. (Maciej Dembek) #135, 7536 – 130 Street, Surrey, BC V3W 1H8 PROPOSAL: To rezone a portion of the site from “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)” to “Multiple Residential 30 Zone (RM-30)”. DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT To vary “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000”, as amended, Part 22, Section F, and Part 4, Section 8(a)(ii), as follows: (a) To reduce the minimum front yard (north) setback from 7.5 metres 25 ft.) to 5.4 metres (18 ft.) to the building face and to 4.5 metres (15 ft.) to the porch column; (b) To reduce the minimum front yard (south) setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 7.2 metres (24 ft.) to the porch column; (c) To reduce the minimum side yard (west) setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 2.9 metres (10 ft.); (d) To reduce the minimum side yard (east) setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 2.9 metres (10 ft.) to the building face and 2.4 metres (8 ft.) to the electrical rooms; and (e) To increase the maximum height of a fence within the northern front yard from 1.2 metres (4 ft.) to 1.8 metres (6 ft.). The purpose of the rezoning and development variance permit is to permit the development of approximately 29 townhouse units in Guildford on a portion of the site shown as Block A. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY‑LAW 17866
Surrey Zoning By‑law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By‑law, 2013, No. 17871 Application: 7911‑0169‑00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 1657 Ocean Park Road APPLICANT: Kartar S. and Jasmail K. Grewal c/o Lamoureux Architect Inc. (Brad Lamoureux) 3392 – Marine Drive, West Vancouver, BC V7V 1M9 PROPOSAL: To rezone the property from “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)” to “Single Family Residential Oceanfront Zone (RF-O)”. DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT To vary “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000”, as amended, Part 15B, Section E and Part 4, Section E.17(b) and (c), as follows: (a) To increase the maximum Lot Coverage from 25% to 37%; (b) To allow stairs of a maximum of ten (10) risers to encroach into the north side yard setback area; and (c) To increase the maximum permitted height of a structure encroaching into the building setback area from 0.6 metre (2 ft.) to 1.4 metre (4.6 ft.) above finished grade in the south side yard setback and from 0.6 metre (2 ft.) to 1.2 metre (4 ft.) above finished grade in the rear yard setback. The purpose of the rezoning and development variance permit is to permit the development of a larger single family dwelling on an oceanfront lot.
Surrey Official Community Plan By‑law, 1996, No. 12900, No. 345 Amendment By‑law, 2013, No. 17864 Surrey Zoning By‑law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By‑law, 2013, No. 17865 Application: 7912‑0239‑00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 12451 – 88 Avenue and 12592 – 89 Avenue (also shown as 12463, 12467, 12477, 12525 and 12555 – 88 Avenue) APPLICANT: Surrey West Shopping Centres Limited and City of Surrey c/o SmartCentres Management Inc. (Dave Major) #201, 11120 Horseshoe Way, Richmond, BC V7A 5H7 PROPOSAL: By‑law 17864 To redesignate 12592 – 89 Avenue from Industrial (IND) to Commercial (COM).
By‑law 17865 To rezone the site from “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)” (By-law No. 15241, Amended by By-law No. 16539) and “Business Park Zone (IB)” to “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)”. The proposal is to consolidate the two properties and to rezone the site to permit the development of two (2) multi-tenant commercial buildings on Blocks 2 and 3. B. Permitted Uses for By‑law 17865 The Lands and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses: 1. Block 1 The following uses are permitted provided that the gross floor area of each individual business exceeds 370 square metres [4,000 sq. ft.], except that up to 25% of the total developed gross floor area may be used by businesses that individually occupy less than 370 square metres [4,000 sq. ft.] of floor area, but no more than three-fifths of this 25% may be used by businesses that occupy less than 185 square metres [2,000 sq. ft.]: (a) Retail stores excluding adult entertainment stores and secondhand stores and pawnshops; (b) Personal service uses excluding body rub parlours; (c) General service uses excluding funeral parlours; (d) Beverage container return centres provided that: i. The use is confined to an enclosed building or a part of an enclosed building; and ii. The beverage container return centre does not exceed a gross floor area of 418 square metres [4,500 sq. ft.]. (e) Eating establishments; (f) Neighbourhood pubs; (g) Liquor store; (h) Office uses excluding social escort services and methadone clinics; (i) Automotive service uses of vehicles less than 5,000 kilograms [11,023 lbs.] G.V.W., provided that such use is associated with a use permitted under Section B.1.(a) of this Zone; (j) Indoor recreational facilities; (k) Entertainment uses excluding arcades and adult entertainment stores; (l) Community services; (m) Child care centres; and (n) One dwelling unit per lot provided that the dwelling unit is contained within the principal building and occupied by the owner or the owner’s employee for the protection of the businesses on the lot and where the lot has been subdivided by a strata plan then there shall only be one dwelling unit within the strata plan. 2. Block 2 (a) Retail stores excluding adult entertainment stores and secondhand stores and pawnshops; (b) Personal service uses excluding body rub parlours; (c) General service uses excluding funeral parlours; (d) Beverage container return centres provided that: i. The use is confined to an enclosed building or a part of an enclosed building; and ii. The beverage container return centre does not exceed a gross floor area of 418 square metres [4,500 sq. ft.]. (e) Eating establishments; (f) Neighbourhood pubs; (g) Liquor store; (h) Office uses excluding social escort services and methadone clinics; (i) Automotive service uses of vehicles less than 5,000 kilograms [11,023 lbs.] G.V.W., provided that such use is associated with a use permitted under Section B.2. of this Zone; (j) Indoor recreational facilities; (k) Entertainment uses excluding arcades and adult entertainment stores; (l) Community services; and (m) Child care centres. 3. Block 3 (a) Retail stores: i. Including a small-scale drug store provided: a. The small-scale drug store not exceed a total gross floor area of 112 square metres [1,200 sq. ft.]; b. The small-scale drug store is operated in conjunction with offices of medical doctors who are licensed with the College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the gross floor area of the medical doctors’ offices is a minimum of 112 square metres [1,200 sq. ft.]; c. There is not more than one small-scale drug store on the lot and where the lot has been subdivided by a strata plan then there shall only be one small-scale drug store within the strata plan; and d. The small-scale drug store is contained in the same principal building as the medical doctors’ offices. ii. Excluding adult entertainment stores and secondhand stores and pawnshops.
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Tax problem: ‘I take full responsibility,’ Dhaliwal says From page 3 tant Inc.’s failure to file a completed Corporate Income Tax Return on Form T2” for the years 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. Dhaliwal told The Leader he accepted complete responsibility for the problem, but noted he was not involved in day-to-day operations of the company. “I relied on others to make sure the company was in good standing in regards to taxes and other matters,” Dhaliwal said. “That was my mistake. I am the director, so I take full responsibility, and I’m working to resolve these matters through the proper channels.” He noted he owns Dhaliwal and Associates Land Surveying, which has filed taxes every year, as has he personally. The charges against Dhaliwal were sworn on Oct. 15, 2012, just two weeks before the B.C. Liberals announced he was their candidate for the Surrey-Panorama riding for this May’s election. Dhaliwal was running on a platform of fiscal responsibility. The indictment states a “notice of requirement was served personally on him on August 24, 2011...” Asked why he didn’t file the back years’ taxes at that point, he said the matter is complicated. “This company is reliant on many other things, and it’s before the courts and I cannot say that right now,” Dhaliwal said. “I can’t comment any further.” According to B.C. Registry Services, Dhaliwal’s wife Roni is secretary of Genco. She is facing 14 charges under the Income Tax Act, according to court documents. A spokesperson at Canada Revenue Agency said he couldn’t comment on tax matters that are before the courts. Both Sukh and Roni Dhaliwal were
arraigned Dec. 17 and their next court date is Feb. 21. Given the chance to do things differently, Dhaliwal said he would have put Genco in the hands of his land surveying company. The maximum penalties under the act for the offence are a $ 25,000 fine and a year in jail. Dhaliwal was MP for Newton-North Delta from 2007 to 2011, losing his seat to New Democrat Jinny Simms in the May 2011 federal election. It’s not the first time Dhaliwal has been at the heart of controversy. In 2008, when he was MP, he made headlines when he wrote a letter of support for international drug trafficker Ranjit Cheema to California District Judge Stephen Wilson, urging him to give Cheema a chance at rehabilitation. Dhaliwal described Cheema as a man who would one day return to his family in Canada and seemed committed to rehabilitation. “I personally believe, along with tougher laws, rehabilitation is fundamentally essential to make our society, our country, and our planet a better place to live,” Dhaliwal wrote in the letter on Government of Canada letterhead. “I have no doubt that if he (Cheema) is given support and direction, he will be a strong, active member of his community in years to come.” Despite the support, Cheema was sentenced in California to five years in prison for conspiring to smuggle 200 kilograms of heroin from Pakistan to North America in 1998. Dhaliwal, when asked about the correspondence during a re-election campaign, regretted not having checked with police before writing the letter. Cheema was gunned down last May. firstname.lastname@example.org
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2013 (b) Personal service uses excluding body rub parlours; (c) General service uses excluding funeral parlours; (d) Beverage container return centres provided that: i. The use is confined to an enclosed building or a part of an enclosed building; and ii. The beverage container return centre does not exceed a gross floor area of 418 square metres [4,500 sq. ft.]. (e) Eating establishments; (f) Neighbourhood pubs; (g) Liquor store; (h) Office uses excluding social escort services and methadone clinics; (i) Automotive service uses of vehicles less than 5,000 kilograms [11,023 lbs.] G.V.W., provided that such use is associated with a use permitted under Section B.3. of this Zone; (j) Indoor recreational facilities; (k) Entertainment uses excluding arcades and adult entertainment stores; (l) Community services; and (m) Child care centres. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY‑LAW 17864/17865
Surrey Zoning By‑law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By‑law, 2013, No. 17870 Application: 7911‑0247‑00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 14066 and 14084 – 61 Avenue APPLICANT: Porte Developments (Henley) Ltd. c/o Porte Development Corp. (David Porte) #380, 1665 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6J 1X1 PROPOSAL: To rezone the site from “One-Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)”. The purpose of the rezoning is to permit the development of a 93 unit townhouse development with full underground parking. B. Permitted Uses for By‑law 17870 The Lands and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses: 1. Ground-oriented multiple unit residential buildings. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY‑LAW 17870
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The Council of the City of Surrey proposes to pass a resolution to issue a APPLICANT: City of Surrey Temporary Commercial Use Permit, pursuant to the provisions of the Local 14245 – 56 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3X 3A2 Government Act, at the Regular Council - Public Hearing meeting in the PROPOSAL: “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000” as Council Chamber at City Hall, 14245 - 56 Avenue, Surrey, B.C., on Monday, amended, is further amended in Part 1 Definitions, Part 4 Surrey Zoning By‑law, 1993, No. 12000, October 1, 2012, commencing at 7:00 p.m.. General Provisions, Part 36B Community Commercial B Zone Amendment By‑law, 2013, No. 17867 PERMIT NO. (C-8B) and 7912-0237-00 Part 52 Comprehensive Development Zone (CD). APPLICANT: 0912712 B.C. Ltd. the growing of medical This amendment will prohibit Application: 7912‑0202‑00 c/o in Calvary Worship A MinistryCommercial of marijuana all Zones exceptCentre in the Community Standard International (Sam Owusu) (C-8B) Zone. This Bearers change will require a rezoning process CIVIC ADDRESS: 14265 and 14289 – 60 Avenue 260 12th Street to be undertaken prior to establishing any such growing APPLICANT: Oswald and Dorothy Seiler, Frederick and New Westminster, BC V3M 4H2 operation in Surrey. Sharon Sale ADDRESS: 11125 - 124 Street c/o Park Ridge Homes (Panorama) Ltd. (Brad Hughes) PURPOSE: To allow for anmay assembly use limited toPlanning 4,920 & Additional information be obtained from the 16811 – 60 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3S 1T1 squareDepartment metres of gross floor area for a period Development at (604) 591‑4441. PROPOSAL: To rezone the properties from “One-Acre not to exceed three (3) years. Residential Zone (RA)” to “Multiple Residential 30 Zone Copies of the by-law(s), development variance permits, (RM-30)”. supporting staff reports and any relevant background DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT documentation may be viewed in the “Notices” section of the To vary “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000”, as amended, City of Surrey website at www.surrey.ca or inspected at the Part 22, Section F, as follows: City Hall, Monday through Friday (except statutory holidays) (a) To reduce the minimum front (south) yard setback from between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from Tuesday, January 29, 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 5.6 metres (18.4 ft.); 2013 to Monday, February 18, 2013. (b) To reduce the minimum west side yard setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 2.4 metres (7.9 ft.) and 5.5 metres All persons who believe their interest in property will be (18 ft.); and affected by the proposed by-law(s)/development variance (c) To reduce the minimum rear (north) yard setback from permits shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard at 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 6.9 metres (23 ft.) and 4.9 metres the Public Hearing on matters contained in the by-law(s)/ (16 ft.). development variance permits. Should you have any The purpose of the rezoning and development variance permit concerns or comments you wish to convey to Council, please is to permit the development of 55 townhouse units. fax to 604‑591‑8731, email email@example.com or submit in DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY‑LAW 17867 writing to the City Clerk at 14245 – 56 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3X 3A2, no later than Monday, February 18, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. Please note that Council may not receive further submissions from the public or interested persons concerning these applications after the Public Hearing has concluded.
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hings are clearly getting desperate for Lower Mainland mayors if they are seriously proposing a sales tax to help pay for public transportation in the region. The proposed TransLink sales tax would add up to 0.5 per cent on to the GST and/or PST on goods and services sold in the Metro Vancouver area. At five cents on every $10 spent, the tax is modest, so much so that most consumers wouldn’t ever notice it, yet it will generate $250 million in new revenue. The fact is, cost-efficient public transportation benefits everyone. It facilitates trade, eases automobile traffic, reduces the need for costly freeways, and unlike roads, it is a user pay system. In that light, the proposed tax makes a lot of sense. It’s an investment in our economy. But any new tax is politically poisonous, especially a sales tax. Just ask Gordon Campbell or Brian Mulroney. So for Lower Mainland mayors to float this idea, you can be sure of one thing: They are out of ideas. There are many reasons for Translink’s funding woes. One that rarely gets mentioned is that Metro Vancouver is largely a victim of its geography, and what makes it beautiful also makes it a nightmare to get around. Mountains, rivers, and ocean are pretty to look at, but designing transit infrastructure around them is costly. We’re also nearly 4,500 km away from Canada’s seat of power, and as such, we are an afterthought politically. This might be Metro Vancouver’s most tragic geographical shortcoming. Of the 12 current projects listed on Transport Canada’s website as receiving federal money, seven are for projects located in the Greater Toronto Area, totalling more than $1.6 billion in funding. For all of B.C., the feds are contributing just $500 million, the bulk of that going to construction of the Evergreen Line in Coquitlam. No word on how a Surrey SkyTrain expansion will be funded. Metro Vancouver is not getting its fair share of federal transportation funding. We may have half the population of Toronto, but we’re getting one-third the funding, and our need is arguably greater. Before more taxes, it’s time for all levels of government to take responsibility for public transportation in the Lower Mainland. – Black Press
magine a province where party leaders are chosen in an independently supervised vote, with 12-year-olds, dead people and pets prevented from voting. Imagine a province where roving gangs of influence-seekers aren’t allowed to join multiple parties, and the rule is actually enforced. One where corporations and unions have to advertise in their own name instead of financing political parties and then disclosing millions in donations months after the election is over. Imagine a province where elections are held based on audited financial statements, not a collection of election promises that will be dismissed as a work of fiction by the new regime if the incumbent party is defeated. A cat joined the B.C. Liberal Party to support Christy Clark. Adrian Dix won the NDP leadership with the help of bags of $10 bills stapled to new memberships. As parties go to online voting, multiple PIN numbers may be activated from the same phone number or the same address. These and other glaring problems with our
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party-based political system were highlighted One is to give backbench MLAs a meaningful last week in a set of reforms proposed by three role in policy-making. independent MLAs. Vicki Huntington broke Simpson gave the example of Prince George the party choke-hold on B.C. politics by getting MLA Shirley Bond’s term as education elected as an independent in Delta South in minister, where she had to reverse ministry 2009. Bob Simpson was kicked out policies that didn’t make sense of the NDP caucus shortly after in rural school districts. The winning re-election for the party in all-party standing committee on Cariboo North, because he dared education could have prevented to criticize then-leader Carole this error, he said, but it didn’t James for a lack of policy specifics. because it never meets. They were belatedly joined by The party voting irregulariAbbotsford South MLA John van ties described above could be Dongen, who quit the B.C. Liberals addressed by giving Elections in an orchestrated move to the B.C. BC authority to supervise party Conservatives, and then quit that leadership votes, the way it does party soon after. Van Dongen does and referenda. There Tom Fletcher elections not have the credibility of the othare unknown costs for this, and ers to speak on integrity, given his other problems. For instance, self-serving party antics and his questionable should the Marijuana Party be subject to this, decision to hire his fiancée and pay her one or the Work Less Party, should either one musand a half salaries to serve as his constituency ter enough organization to stage a leadership assistant. contest? Leaving that aside, there are some good The independents had high hopes for ideas in the independents’ reform package. one fundamental reform, moving B.C.’s set
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election date from the spring to the fall. This would take a simple amendment. The idea is for the government to table the annual budget, present the audited public accounts for the previous year, then have an election that rests on tested financial statements and initial results for the current forecast. Both the B.C. Liberal Party and the NDP have expressed support for this idea. The independents suggest that this brief threeweek legislative session is a good time to do it, so the next government can implement it. I asked Mike de Jong, the B.C. Liberal finance minister and house leader, if he would consider it. He allowed that it is interesting, but it’s not contemplated for the pre-election session. That will be dominated by returning the provincial sales tax, and the usual jousting over untested spending and revenue proposals.
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Jobs for Youth can take Clark’s jobs plan to the bank premier’s hirees
ChrIsty Clark created another
new government bureaucracy with the “BC Jobs Plan” (more than $25 million) employing a 17-member board of directors. Now she is blowing $15 million in tax dollars bragging about the jobs plan with expensive partisan propaganda TV and radio ads. Every time I hear another insulting ad it makes me sick as the B.C. Liberals care not one iota about creating a job in B.C., it’s all about making political points. Clark brags about skills and training in the jobs program, but training suffers as they look to outside contractors. She imposed a governmentwide public hiring freeze, then hired three more executive advisers for her office. She made a deal with the Chinese to exploit our mining resources and import cheap foreign labour. She exported our jobs to Germany for three standard steelhulled ferries that our shipyards could have built. She is exporting jobs to Holland for a new $25-million SeaBus when the last three SeaBuses were B.C.-shipyard built. BC Hydro is exporting contracts to Alberta and Texas for transmission line and other jobs. The Liberals blew $1 billion in borrowed tax dollars on smart meters with outside contractors to eliminate the student meter reader jobs. Now it’s too bothersome to train policing jobs so they are looking to import them from Europe. We are losing thousands of bright young people migrating out of B.C. looking for jobs elsewhere, as we undermine them with cheap imported labour. We need to start building a new centre/right party now and get rid of these Liberal destroyers. Common sense dictates that our job spin-offs should circulate within B.C.’s economy. The inept Liberals are low in the polls because we are learning how they have ruined our province, as more disastrous stories follow. Roland Seguin, Langley
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I’M afraId it’s that time for all of us in British Columbia to start thinking about who we are going to vote for in the provincial election this spring. It’s not a decision that I’m taking lightly, especially when I think about what the future holds for the younger members of my family. One thing I would like to say, however, is how appalled I am about the unfair treatment Premier Christy Clark seems to get. Why this is so, I don’t really know. But she does not seem to be getting a fair shake at all. But then, putting on my sexist hat, perhaps
it’s not very surprising. As a woman myself, and having worked and competed in a man’s world, it once again demonstrates to me that a woman must juggle home, work and perception on a daily basis in a way that her male counterparts never have to. Of all the women who have ever been put in a leadership position in our country, from prime minister to premier, none has ever been able to demonstrate fully what they could do. They’ve only been treated as a stop gap for the next male leader. For once, I would really like to see what a
woman could do with her vision of our future. That’s why I’ve decided to support Christy Clark. As a daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother, I’ve seen how we’ve gotten to where we are now and I’m anxious for a change. So, let’s see what Christy Clark can do. It’s clear to me that she is genuinely focused on creating jobs for the younger members of our society, and that is something they can literally take to the bank. Diane Walters, Williams Lake
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a letter writer says surrey users of the 152 street access points to the new port Mann bridge are being penalized by not being able to cross over to the hoV lane.
was with much frustration to learn that if you use the 152 Street on-ramp or off-ramp for the Port Mann Bridge, you cannot get the HOV discount. The on-ramp enters the freeway at a point where you cannot cross over to the HOV lane in time for the cameras to take your picture. For the 152 offramp, you will need to be in the exit lanes well before the cameras can take your picture. I called Treo to ask about the issue and the response I was given was to use the 156 Street on-and off-ramps. This entry and exit forces a consumer to travel approximately two kilometers out of the way and through single lane access points. The simple solution would have been to put the HOV cameras in the middle of the bridge to accommodate both issues. Surrey users of the 152 Street access points are being penalized due to another flaw in the design of the bridge.
What happened to Abortion a matter for the classic rancher? a woman and a doctor
In reply to “Putting up with monster houses,” (Letters, The Leader,
Feb. 5), I too have watched how North Surrey has slowly turned from a suburb of lovely family homes into monster houses that would have been better zoned duplexes and triplexes. What happened to the classic rancher and the slightly larger split level, the types of homes that are perfect for small families, couples or single people who just want a small home to call their own? These monster houses are shutting many people out of the market and not everyone wants to live in a condo or a townhouse. And who is going to buy these huge homes that are now appearing on the market for resale, most of which have anywhere from five to eight bedrooms and three to five bathrooms with one or two suites? Surrey council, it is time you pulled your head out of the sand on this issue and started making some hard and fast rules in regards to these mega houses and those decisions need to reflect the wishes of all the people who live here. Mavreen Jones
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still not settled,” Letters, The Leader, Jan. 31. Contrary to the propaganda from the “God’s law trumps human rights” crowd, Canadian abortion laws are settled. The decision as to whether to continue pregnancy is a matter to be decided by the pregnant woman in consultation with her doctor. It is a matter of medical confidentiality and no one else has the right to know the woman was pregnant. Religious fanatics of all denominations claim they are protecting human lives. Where are they when one of the women under their control is raped or seduced and
becomes pregnant? In far too many cases, they apply their barbaric biblical rules to shame the woman, leading to women hiding their pregnancy and trying to end it without medical assistance. There are many studies supporting the fact that restrictive abortion laws lead to more (and more deadly) abortions. Religious fanatics continue to chip away women’s rights to control their bodies. These fanatics are not prolife. They are anti-liberty. Check http://bchumanist.ca for evidence-based discussions of this and other issues.
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investigation and locating the suspect,” said Surrey RCMP Cpl. Bert Paquet. “Any information regarding this case could be extremely useful to our investigators.” Anyone with information is asked to call the Surrey RCMP at 604599-0502, or Crime Stoppers, at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca
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Vincent Lalonde, Surrey’s general manager of engineering, said overpasses tend to be safer, because they are completely separated from the traffic. That said, he added that pedestrians are less likely to use them, so the lighted crossing will be the most effective safety measure. Lalonde anticipates the crossing will be up in the next few months. All of the other jury
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recommendations were aimed at RCMP training, procedures and equipment. Additional and more frequent instruction as to when to activate lights and sirens was suggested, as was an increase in the length of time – from three months to one year – that senior officers ride along with new recruits. The RCMP, said the jury, should also consider a hands-free, verbal system for offi-
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B.C. NDP leader Adrian Dix corporation, after their difficulties in both Vancouver and Surrey, has to reflect on the issue of casino expansion at this time.” A proposal to convert Vancouver’s Edgewater
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Mike de Jong rejected NDP criticism of his government’s sale of Crown land Thursday. De Jong’s comments came after NDP leader Adrian Dix and finance critic Bruce Ralston visited one of the properties – a vacant lot at Highway 10 and 152 Street that was bought in 1998 as a possible future hospital site. Ralston said the government has counted on raising $475 million in 2013 and more than $200 million the following year through asset sales, to help balance a 2013 budget after the current one ends in the red by $1.4 billion. “It’s not sustainable. It’s not good public policy,” Ralston said. The Surrey site was bought for $6 million and is currently assessed at $25 million. “It just makes eminent sense that the Crown would divest itself of that asset,” de Jong said.
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Public Hearing - February 18 & 19, 2013 The Municipal Council of The Corporation of Delta will hold a Public Hearing, in accordance with the Local Government Act, to consider the following proposed projects and related applications: Date: Time: Place:
Date: Time: Place:
Monday, February 18, 2013 – Project 1 3:00 p.m. Main Hall Kennedy Seniors’ Recreation Centre 11760 88 Avenue Delta, BC Tuesday, February 19, 2013 – Projects 2 - 9 7:00 p.m. Council Chamber Delta Municipal Hall 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent Delta, BC
A Council meeting is scheduled to immediately follow the conclusion of the Public Hearing on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Delta Municipal Hall 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 any relevant documentation may be inspected until February 18, 2013 for Project 1 and until February 19, 2013 for Projects 2 to 9. Municipal Hall: Community Planning and Development Department Website: Email: Phone: Hours:
www.corp.delta.bc.ca email@example.com 604-946-3380 8:30 am to 4:45 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:30 am to 8:00 pm Thursday
▼ Project No. 1 Application for Bylaw Amendments (File No. P12-09)
b) For any detached garage or accessory structure, a maximum of one plumbing fixture, limited to a sink only, is permitted except that where a lot contains an in-ground swimming pool, one additional plumbing fixture for a shower is permitted; and c) For any detached garage or accessory structure greater than 20 m2 the property owner enter into a restrictive covenant stating that: i. There is a maximum of one plumbing fixture, limited to a sink only except that where a lot contains an in-ground swimming pool, one additional plumbing fixture for a shower is permitted; and ii. A detached garage or accessory structure cannot be converted into or used as a detached secondary dwelling unit. “Municipal Ticketing Information Bylaw No. 6639, 2007” Amendment Bylaw No. 7173 To amend “Municipal Ticketing Information Bylaw No. 6639, 2007” by adding to Schedule 1 the penalty of $500 for contravention of a covenant with respect to Section 610C of “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977”. “Delta Bylaw Notice Enforcement Bylaw No. 7009, 2011” Amendment Bylaw No. 7174 To amend “Delta Bylaw Notice Enforcement Bylaw No. 7009, 2011” by adding to Schedule A penalties for contravention of a covenant with respect to Section 610C of “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977”. Staff Contact: John Hopkins – 604-952-3155 Web Location: January 14, 2013 Regular Council Meeting Agenda Item E.05 ▼ Project No. 2 Application for Rezoning and Development Variance Permit (File No. LU006327)
▼ Project No. 3 Application for Rezoning (File No. LU006714) Location: 4644 51 Street, as shown outlined in bold on MAP NO. 3 Applicant: T. E. Andres Home Building Ltd. Telephone: 604-946-8876 Proposal: Application for Rezoning in order to permit subdivision and development of two single family residential lots. “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” Amendment Bylaw No. 7178
To amend “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” by rezoning the subject property from RM1 Multiple Family (Duplex) Residential to Comprehensive Development Zone No. 425 to allow a two-lot subdivision and construction of a three-storey single family dwelling with a secondary suite on each lot. Staff Contact: Susan Elbe – 604-946-3389 Web Location: February 4, 2013 Regular Council Meeting Agenda Item E.06 ▼ Project No. 4 Application for Official Community Plan Amendment, Land Use Contract Discharge, Rezoning and Development Variance Permit (File No. LU006647) Location: 4686 53 Street, as shown outlined in bold on MAP NO. 4 Applicant: J. R. Pallan
Location: 11491 and 11493 87 Avenue, as shown outlined in bold on MAP NO. 2
Location: All lots containing a single-family dwelling or a duplex dwelling in any residential zone other than the RS9 Single Family (330 m2) Infill Residential Zone.
Applicant: Narinder K. Klair
Applicant: The Corporation of Delta
Proposal: Application for Official Community Plan Amendment, Land Use Contract Discharge, Rezoning and Development Variance Permit in order to permit subdivision and development of two single family residential lots.
Telephone: 604-946-3380 Proposal: Application for bylaw amendments to add new provisions regarding in-ground basements, detached garages and accessory structures. “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” Amendment Bylaw No. 7164 To amend “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” as follows: 1. Part IV, Section 430 1.1(b) by adding that the 20 m2 floor area exemption for an Accessory Structure cannot be combined with the exemption for a Garage; 2. Part VI, by adding Section 610C which requires the following: a) For any in-ground basement the property owner enter into a restrictive covenant stating that: i. There shall be no more than one set of cooking facilities in the in-ground basement; ii. There shall be no more than one secondary suite in the single family dwelling; iii. A secondary suite shall be no larger than 90 m2 in area; iv. If there is a secondary suite, the owner shall provide the required parking space without obstructing the access to other parking spaces required on the lot; v. The site coverage shall not exceed the percentage of the total area of the site that is specified in the Zoning Bylaw; and vi. The total area of the lot covered by impermeable material shall not exceed that specified in the Zoning Bylaw;
Proposal: Application for Rezoning and Development Variance Permit in order to permit strata title conversion of an existing duplex. “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” Amendment Bylaw No. 6999
MAP NO. 2 FILE NO. LU006327
To amend “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” by rezoning the subject property from RM1 Multiple Family (Duplex) Residential Zone to Comprehensive Development Zone No. 408. Development Variance Permit LU006327 To vary “Subdivision and Development Standards Bylaw No. 5100, 1994” as follows: 1. Section 5.2(b) by waiving all road and street lighting requirements along 87 Avenue; and 2. Section 5.6 by waiving the requirement for lot grading improvements. Staff Contact: Lisa King – 604-952-3164 Web Location: January 14, 2013 Regular Council Meeting Agenda Item E.06
MAP NO. 3 FILE NO. LU006714
MAP NO. 4 FILE NO. LU006647
“The Corporation of Delta Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 3950, 1985” Amendment Bylaw No. 7136 To amend the land use designation for the subject property in the Ladner Future Land Use Plan from ISF Infill Single Family Residential to MGR Medium Density Ground-Oriented Residential. Land Use Contract Discharge Bylaw No. 7137 To discharge Land Use Contract SA No. 3312 in order to bring the property under current zoning regulations. “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” Amendment Bylaw No. 7138 To amend “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” by rezoning the subject property to RS7 Single Family (335 m2) Residential. Development Variance Permit LU006647 To vary Section 915(6) of “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” by reducing the special setback requirement from the centre line of 53 Street from 17.5 m to 16.5 m for both proposed lots. Staff Contact: Alex Cauduro – 604-952-3156 Web Location: February 4, 2013 Regular Council Meeting Agenda Item E.04
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Public Hearing - February 18 & 19, 2013 continued ▼ Project No. 5 Application for Official Community Plan Amendment and Rezoning (File No. LU006775) Location: 10775 80 Avenue, as shown outlined in bold on MAP NO. 5 Applicant: Jaspal Mundy Telephone: 604-725-2672 Proposal: Application for Official Community Plan Amendment and Rezoning in order to permit subdivision and development of two single family residential lots. “The Corporation of Delta Ofﬁcial Community Plan Bylaw No. 3950, 1985” Amendment Bylaw No. 7176
MAP NO. 5 FILE NO. LU006775
To amend the land use designation for the subject property in the North Delta Future Land Use Plan from SFR Single Family Residential to ISF Infill Single Family Residential. “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” Amendment Bylaw No. 7177 To amend “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” by rezoning the subject property from RS3 Single Family (0.4 ha) Residential to RS7 Single Family (335 m2) Residential. Staff Contact: Nancy McLean – 604-952-3814 Web Location: February 4, 2013 Regular Council Meeting Agenda Item E.05 ▼ Project No. 6 Application for Development Variance Permit (File No. LU006729) Location: 7534 Minster Drive West, as shown outlined in bold on MAP NO. 6
into three single family infill residential lots with a maximum floor space ratio of 0.73, and to increase the maximum allowable floor space ratio for the properties at 4784, 4790 and 4794 47A Avenue from 0.65 to 0.68, thereby resulting in a comprehensively planned single family infill (coach house) subdivision of six lots with rear lane vehicular access.
Applicant: Peter J. Dandyk Telephone: 604-943-1213
MAP NO. 7 FILE NO. LU006675
“The Corporation of Delta Ofﬁcial Community Plan Bylaw No. 3950, 1985” Amendment Bylaw No. 7132 To amend the land use designation for the property at 4780 47A Avenue in the Ladner Future Land Use Plan from ISF Infill Single Family Residential to RG Ground-Oriented Residential. “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” Amendment Bylaw No. 7133 To amend “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” by rezoning the property at 4780 47A Avenue from RM1 Multiple Family (Duplex) Residential to Comprehensive Development Zone No. 417 and the properties at 4784, 4790 and 4794 47A Avenue from RS9 Single Family (330 m2) Infill Residential to Comprehensive Development Zone No. 417. Development Variance Permit LU006675 To vary Section 5.2 of “Delta Subdivision and Development Standards Bylaw No. 5100, 1994” by varying the required lane dedication width from 7.5 m to 3.75 m, which would be augmented by a 2.75 m wide right-of-way for lane access.
Applicant: Joseph & Zoia Tarasenko
Staff Contact: Alex Cauduro – 604-952-3163 Web Location: January 28, 2013 Regular Council Meeting Agenda Item E.04
▼ Project No. 8 Application for Zoning Text Amendment (File No. LU006731)
Proposal: Application for Development Variance Permit in order to permit construction of a new single family dwelling.
Location: 5188 Springs Boulevard, as shown outlined in bold on MAP NO. 8
Development Variance Permit LU006729
MAP NO. 6 FILE NO. LU006729
To vary “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” as follows: 1. Section 305(a) by varying the front setback averaging requirement from 7.3 m to 6.5 m, and 2. Section 632 by varying the rear setback from 12 m to 9.9 m to the rear of the principal building and to 9.5 m to allow for a window seat projection. Staff Contact: Lisa Grant – 604-946-3334 Web Location: January 7, 2013 Regular Council Meeting Agenda Item F.08 ▼ Project No. 7 Application for Official Community Plan Amendment, Rezoning and Development Variance Permit (File No. LU006675) Location: 4780 47A Avenue and 4784, 4790 and 4794 47A Avenue, as shown outlined in bold on MAP NO. 7 Applicant: H. Smid Enterprises Ltd. Telephone: 604-644-2754 Proposal: Application for Official Community Plan Amendment, Rezoning and Development Variance Permit at 4780 47A Avenue and Rezoning and Development Variance Permit at 4784, 4790 and 4794 47A Avenue in order to allow subdivision of the property at 4780 47A Avenue The Corporation of Delta 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent Delta BC V4K 3E2 delta.ca www.corp.delta.bc.ca
Proposal: Application for Official Community Plan Amendment, Rezoning, Development Variance Permit and Development Permit in order to permit the development of a 4-storey, 58-unit apartment building.
MAP NO. 9 FILE NO. LU006682
“The Corporation of Delta Ofﬁcial Community Plan Bylaw No. 3950, 1985” Amendment Bylaw No. 7180 To amend “The Corporation of Delta Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 3950, 1985” as follows: 1. By changing the land use designation in the Future Land Use Plan from MC Main Street Commercial to MR Multi-Unit Residential and in the Tsawwassen Future Land Use Plan from C Commercial to MDR Medium Density Residential for the front portion of the site as shown hatched on the enclosed map; and 2. By adding the subject property to the “Four Storey Height Limit Boundary” map in Policy C.2 of the Tsawwassen Area Plan. “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” Amendment Bylaw No. 7181 To amend “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750,1977” by rezoning the subject property from Comprehensive Development Zone No. 153 to Comprehensive Development Zone No. 426. Development Variance Permit LU006682 To vary “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” as follows: 1. Section 406 by increasing the maximum permitted height of a landscape structure from 1.2 m to 3.6 m at the intersection of 12 Avenue and 54A Street; and 2. Section 914(11) by reducing the required special setback from the centre line of 12 Avenue from 21 m to 13.6 m for the underground parking structure and to 17 m for the principal building. Development Permit LU006682
Applicant: Tsawwassen Golf & Country Club
To regulate the form and character of the proposed multiple family residential development.
Telephone: 604-657-8681 (R. Clouston)
Staff Contact: Tanya Mitchner – 604-952-3472 Web Location: February 4, 2013 Regular Council Meeting Agenda Item E.03
Proposal: Application for Zoning Text Amendment in order to permit eating and drinking establishments on the commercial site of the subject property to have drive-through service or operation.
Any persons who believe that their interest in property will be affected by the proposed projects shall be given an opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing on matters contained in the bylaws and/or proposed by the applications. MAP NO. 8 FILE NO. LU006731
“Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” Amendment Bylaw No. 7165 To amend C.D. 360-4 Zone in Part VIIIA of “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” by adding eating and drinking establishment, including drive-through service or operation, as a permitted use.
Should you have any concerns or comments you wish to communicate to Council in advance of the Public Hearing, you can write to: Mayor and Council The Corporation of Delta 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent Delta, BC V4K 3E2 Fax: 604-946-3390 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Staff Contact: Mike Ruskowski – 604-946-3382 Web Location: January 28, 2013 Regular Council Meeting Agenda Item E.03
To be considered, correspondence must be received by the Office of the Municipal Clerk no later than 12:00 noon on February 18, 2013 for Project 1, and no later than 4:30 pm on February 19, 2013 for Projects 2 – 9.
▼ Project No. 9 Application for Official Community Plan Amendment, Rezoning, Development Variance Permit and Development Permit (File No. LU006682)
Please note that Council may not receive further submissions from the public or interested persons concerning any project after the Public Hearing has concluded.
Location: 5454 12 Avenue, as shown outlined in bold on MAP NO. 9
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SBOT: Growth hindered From page 1
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NOTICE OF TEMPORARY INDUSTRIAL USE PERMIT The Council of the City of Surrey proposes to pass a resolution to issue a Temporary Industrial Use Permit, pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Act, at the Regular Council – Public Hearing meeting in the Council Chamber at City Hall, 14245 - 56 Avenue, Surrey, B.C., on Monday, February 18, 2013, commencing at 7:00 p.m. PERMIT NO. APPLICANT:
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Kwantlen Polytechnic University and SFU Surrey together provide less than 13 spaces per 100 residents aged 18 to 25. The rest of the province gets four times the number of seats, according to the SBOT. Anita Patil Huberman, the board’s CEO, says there needs to be a firm commitment from the province to invest in a phased-in approach that will triple the current number of university spots in the next 12 years. “This is going to be a key provincial election issue for us this year,” she said. “We’ll be asking all of the candidates, including the leaders of both parties, where they stand. We don’t want to hear ‘fiscal restraints’, ‘challenging for the economy’. There has to be a mindset that education is a fundamental foundation for driving our economy now and also in the future. “I want it to be a campaign promise.” The post-secondary push is part of the SBOT’s Education Today, Productivity Tomorrow paper, which was
launched with a focus on kindergarten to Grade 12 in 2009. “We’re finding that businesses… are finding it really challenging to find skilled workers, the types of workers they need to build their products or sell their services,” said Huberman. “There has to be access. A third of our population in Surrey is under the age of 20, and when they can’t access SFU or Kwantlen university, it compromises the workers within our workplaces.” SFU turned away about three-quarters of applicants this year due to high demand and raised admissions criteria so that only those with a high school average of 80 per cent or higher were admitted, closing the door on thousands of potential students. SFU president Andrew Petter says the board of trade’s advocacy has helped shine a light on a problem of growing concern. He said the government, through a single strategy, could address two major issues: lack of student access to university and the looming skills shortage in B.C.
“The skills that are needed include university education… people who are going to be innovators. The people who are going to create the jobs are going to be people who have a range of different capabilities, many of which are going to come through university education,” said Petter.
“The skills that are needed include university education...” Andrew Petter Gord Schoberg, chair of Kwantlen’s board of governors, says Kwantlen has been underfunded for some time, but said new president Alan Davis has helped provide “fresh inspiration” around how the school collaborates with SFU and other universities in terms of program delivery and other potential efficiencies. “I think that’s part of the story when we go to the government, is not
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just ask for more money, but do our part, too,” Schoberg said. Still, he added, having the SBOT recognize the value of higher education is invaluable. “The folks that the board represents are our customers. These are the folks that hire our grads, so it’s very important that we align with them.” Huberman also noted that if students are travelling farther to schools such as UBC, they leave the South of Fraser, taking their talents with them. Research has shown that if those who go elsewhere for education, tend to stay there. About 62 per cent of Surrey’s workforce has post-secondary education versus 71 per cent in the rest of Metro Vancouver. For every 1,000 people in the region, there are currently 12.6 full-time post-education spaces – a number the board of trade wants bumped up to 37.8 by 2025. With the population also growing over the 12-year time frame, that means an expansion from the current 12,210 spaces to 46,060. Last October, SFU reiterated a request made in 2006 that SFU Surrey’s physical space needed to double by 2015 to meet demand. There has been no financial commitment from the province to date. Without the investment in post-secondary education in the region, the SBOT says the lack of skilled labour and research facilities “will continue to significantly hinder the growth of Surrey’s core business community.” As well, socioeconomic problems will increase, says the board SBOT will now forward its advocacy paper to Minister of Advanced education John Yap and request a meeting.
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Drunk driving orders reviewed
by Jeff Nagel A provinciAl review
is underway to reassess whether 1,200 drivers caught under B.C.’s tougher impaired driving penalties must still undertake responsible driver programs and use ignition interlocks. The review applies to drivers who were caught and penalized prior to a November 2011 court decision that found part of the original Immediate Roadside Prohibition program was unconstitutional, forcing a revision. According to the Ministry of Justice, the roadside fines and suspensions handed out to those drivers won’t be reversed. The case-by-case review looks at each of the 1,200 drivers’ driving records, including alcohol-related infractions, to determine whether they still require the costly remedial measures. The reassessment comes after a handful of affected drivers sought a judicial review of their requirements.
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improper use. B.C.’s Medications Return program (www. medicationsreturn.ca) helps coordinate the safe, free disposal of unwanted pharmaceuticals at pharmacies. It’s seen the volume of returned drugs double over the past four years to 36,000 kilograms last year. “Please don’t flush your medications down the toilet or throw them in the trash,” added Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie, who chairs Metro Vancouver’s zero waste committee.
Urban mission settles in
by Kevin Diakiw A group helping the homeless and hungry has settled into a much smaller space and is considering which programs may be cut for lack of room. Surrey Urban Mission Society (SUMS) is still at its current location, at 13388 104 Ave.,
but after a Jan. 25 deadline to move, has had its space cut dramatically. Which programs will have to be slashed is yet to be determined, according to executive director Jonquil Hallgate. The society continues to look for new accommodation in the Whalley area.
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Bus drivers get pay hike Union ratifies new contract with Coast Mountain
by Jeff Nagel Coast Mountain Bus Co.
drivers and other unionized staff will get a fourper-cent pay increase over the next two years under a new contract ratified Tuesday. The three-year deal reached last week provides no retroactive wage hikes for the first year – the old contract expired last March – but gives two per cent raises in 2013 and 2014. The new collective agreement was ratified
in an 88-per-cent vote by members of two Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) locals who work at TransLink’s bus subsidiary. It covers more than 4,700 transit operators, mechanics, maintenance and SeaBus workers, running to March 31, 2015. CAW local 111 president Don MacLeod said the deal ensures no concessions for workers while complying with the net-zero government mandate for other public sector unions in the first year.
MacLeod said the union also negotiated improvements to bus scheduling running times to improve service and address its concerns about pass-ups, overcrowding and lack of night bus service. He said the union will continue to work with TransLink to reduce fare evasion as well as violent attacks on bus drivers. The annual pay increases will add at least $6 million in each of the next two years to the $320-million annual cost of wages for the
drivers and other operations staff, according to Coast Mountain Bus director of operations Don Rice. “There’s no net increase in costs other than the straight wage increase,” Rice said. Coast Mountain is still bargaining with two smaller groups of workers – transit and maintenance supervisors, as well as other workers in depot dispatch and security. Rice said Coast Mountain has made significant savings in its cost structure after two audits last year.
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Minister undecided on proposed sales tax Mayors suggest regional levy for TransLink by Jeff Nagel TransporTaTion
Minister Mary Polak isn’t ruling out the request of Metro Vancouver mayors to enable a regional sales tax to fund TransLink, saying more work would have to be done ahead of a decision. Area mayors on Tuesday suggested adding an additional sales tax charged in the Metro region of 0.1 to 0.5 per cent, with each tenth of a point adding $50 million a year for the transit system. “We’re nowhere near a decision that says whether it’s on or it’s off,” Polak said Wednesday. “There just isn’t enough information yet.” Polak said mayors have made “good progress” in making the case for new funding sources for TransLink. But she said she’d need greater detail, including how much new money in total mayors envision raising for TransLink and the timing of major rapid transit lines in Vancouver and through Surrey to White Rock and Langley. “They’re referencing Broadway corridor SkyTrain as well as the Surrey one,” Polak said. “We need them to find consensus on what would come first.” Polak last fall spelled out the province’s criteria for new TransLink funding to be considered – any new source must be affordable, regionally based and, critically, have public support. “We all saw what happens when you try to implement a tax that the public has not been consulted about and the pbulic has not been engaged with prior to it being implemented,” she said, referring to the imposition and withdrawal of the harmonized sales tax. “We don’t want to see that happen again.” Canadian Taxpayers Federation B.C. director Jordan Bateman said area residents can’t afford to pay more in sales tax and TransLink should find more waste to cut instead. “The mayors have shown just how tone deaf they are to the public’s wishes when they come back and float the idea of increas-
Mary polak ing sales tax,” Bateman said. “TransLink has a spending problem, not a revenue problem.” Sales tax would be just one potential new source, with road pricing, a vehicle levy, a share of carbon tax and land value capture near new rapid transit stations also on the table. Road pricing could be implemented by 2016, the letter suggests. Bateman predicts road tolls or a vehicle levy will be just as unpopular. “Enough fleecing driv-
ers,” he said. Bateman said sales tax had not been previously proposed for TransLink, adding he suspects mayors are raising it to “distract attention from what they really want, which is the vehicle levy.” Although the regional mayors’ council’s Jan. 31 letter to TransLink supports a regional sales tax of 0.5 per cent – which could raise $250 million a year – council chair Richard Walton said he thinks a smaller ‘RST’ of 0.1 to 0.2 per cent more likely. Bateman predicted even a small “toehold” into the sales tax would be disastrous because TransLink will keep coming back for more. The BC Business Council doesn’t have a position but would entertain the idea of raising sales tax for TransLink, said executive vice-president Jock Finlayson. He said many U.S.
cities have a small local sales tax added on top of the regular state sales tax for specific projects or services. “For taxpayers, obviously, the lower the better,” Finlayson said, when asked if a TransLink sales tax of less than 0.5 per cent would be more palatable. “We do see a need for a more stable funding arrangement in place for TransLink which has really be struggling with a series of financial challenges,” Finlayson said. The business council is also open to considering a vehicle levy or comprehensive road pricing in the region, he added. The NDP plan for financing transit is to redirect carbon tax revenue that now goes to corporate tax relief under the province’s revenue-neutral policy, effectively raising business taxes.
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maintain your reduced spending plan for two years, what would the financial return be? Imagine what you could do with that. When the going gets tough, think of the end prize! 5. Use the buddy system. This final tip has proven to be effective when it comes maintaining a workout or exercise schedule – involve a friend or relative who can keep you accountable. Find someone you trust and share your financial goals with them and ask if they will help keep you honest. For example, if you want to pack lunch and save the money, do a weekly check in with your friend to report how well you did. If you both have financial goals, you can exchange them and commit to providing support and motivation to each other by sharing your progress and if necessary, encouraging each other to get back on track with your goals. No matter your financial goals for 2013, I wish you nothing but success and a happy and prosperous New Year! Kathy McGarrigle is chief operating officer for Coast Capital Savings.
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applicable, always link a time to those key financial decisions. It’s not a magic formula to get you to follow through, but it will increase your chances of beating the proverbial thief of time – procrastination. Did you resolve to consult with a financial planner this year? When? If you leave the timing up in the air, your New Year’s resolution may evaporate into air as well. Or maybe you resolved that this year you would start a RESP for your daughter. Great goal, but you’ve got too much wiggle room to postpone if you don’t establish a time objective. 4. Picture the results. You probably learned not to count your chickens before they’re hatched. However, the ability to picture the positive end result of the sacrifices you’re making can serve as a powerful motivator. Use a calculator to work out the measurable results that will flow from the changes you’re making, or the plan you’ve developed, if you stick with it over the medium or long-term. How much would you have saved over a year, or three years? Let that figure tempt you. If you
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to overreach. If you are now developing a savings habit, determine to set aside an amount that won’t throw your regular living budget totally out of whack. Remember you can’t remedy your finances overnight. Focus on one or two key areas and once you
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NOTICE OF INTENTION TO DISPOSE OF INTERESTS IN MUNICIPAL PROPERTY (Pursuant to Section 26 of the Community Charter) TAKE NOTICE that The Corporation of Delta (“Delta”) intends to grant to Telus Communications Inc. and British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority perpetual statutory rights of way for the purpose of installing and maintaining electrical and telecommunication works on and under the following municipal properties: Civic Address: 4680 Clarence Taylor Crescent PID: 017-687-144 Lot B, Section 35, Township 5, District Lot 516, Group 2, New Westminster District, Plan LMP3338 Civic Address: 7167 116 Street PID: 003-569-004 Lot 3, Section 13, Township 4, New Westminster District, Plan 19707 The consideration to be received by Delta for the above interests is $Nil. THIS NOTICE IS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PUBLIC DISCLOSURE ONLY. IT IS NOT A TENDER CALL OR AN INVITATION TO SUBMIT AN OFFER. Copies of the relevant documents and plans may be inspected at the Municipal Hall at 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, B.C. Any inquiries should be made to Lisa van den Dolder, Lands Solicitor, (604) 946-3234, Monday through Friday (except statutory holidays) between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. Reference file LAN-12-836. Dated this 28th day of January, 2013. The Corporation of Delta 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent Delta BC V4K 3E2 delta.ca
cloverdale’s laurent Brossoit (above) of the Edmonton oil Kings was named the Goaltender of the Month by the Western Hockey league. north Delta’s nic petan of the portland Winterhawks was named player of the Month.
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Player of the Month award for January, while Cloverdale’s Laurent Brossoit of the Edmonton Oil Kings was named the Goaltender of the Month. Petan, 17, is in his second full season of Major Junior hockey
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Prior to this season, he won a gold medal while playing for Canada at the Under-18 World Championship tournament in Slovakia, and at the time said the 30-goal mark in Portland was the goal for this season. “Yeah, absolutely the goals have been exceeded so far,” Petan told whl.com. “Coming into the season, I knew I was going to get more playing time, but I didn’t know who I’d be playing with and what role I fit into.” Playing on a line with Ty Rattie and Brendan Leipsic, Petan is making the most of skating alongside a pair of players drafted by NHL teams last spring. Leipsic (Nashville Predators) is fourth in the league scoring race, while Rattie (St. Louis Blues) is fourth. “We knew Nic would have a bigger impact than he did last year, but to say we expected him to be performing at this level, we wouldn’t have thought that,” said Travis Green, acting head coach with the Winterhawks. “He’s obviously a highly skilled player, but he’s also very intelligent and has a very high compete level.” Brossoit has also been drafted by an NHL team, and is hoping to play professionally in the Calgary Flames
See WHL / Page 19
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onship game against Brentwood College. “It was obvious that the road to the final had taken a toll on our team as they seemed exhausted,” said coach Matt Lechasseur. “Brentwood came out flying in front of their fans. But as the game
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Left: Bassists Andrew Che (right) and Alistair (last name withheld) play bass with the Rec Rockers at Semiahmoo House. Below left: Semiahmoo House support worker Krystyl Downing sits with Rec Rockers drummer Derek Armstrong at a jam session. Below right: Music therapist Katherine Graff backs up Rec Rockers lead singer Brenna Finch. boaz joSeph the Leader
Finding the rhythm of life A group of novice musicians finds harmony at Semiahmoo House
by Boaz Joseph
o one can say rock is dead – not after meeting the Rec Rockers. Guitarist Andrew Kison is one of this band of dedicated musicians who gather every Monday night for a unique jam session at Semiahmoo House. The Rush fan finds it easier each week as he accompanies the band’s old-school rock rhythms and modern favourites on his new axe. Sometimes he’ll show off fresh riffs, working high up on the fretboard. “The more you work on them the better you get,” says the 21-year-old. Alistair, a 23-year-old from South Surrey, borrowed a Semiahmoo House bass when he started playing just over a year ago. Then he went out and bought his own. “I really like it a lot, I find it a blast,” he says. “I’ve learned Three Little Birds (Bob Marley), I’ve Gotta Feeling (Black Eyed Peas) and What Makes You Beautiful (boy band One Direction).” Music therapist Katherine Graff has been guiding the Rec Rockers for the last four of their five years. “The more we do it, the more they get better at listening to each other and following non-verbal cues, which are really important social and communication goals for people with autism,” Graff says. Tonight, there are nine musicians packed into the Semiahmoo House rehearsal room. There are four guitarists (most brought their own), and people on bass, drums, keyboards, an omnichord (an electronic harp), and a lead singer in 28-year-old Adele fan Brenna Finch. The musicians, assisted by support workers Stella Lee, Braden Deans and Krystyl Downing from Semiahmoo House Society, all have some form of autism, acquired brain injury, or Down Syndrome. After a quick rhythm warm-up session – a tapping/clapping circle around a table – the Rec Rockers are off, giving each of the night’s songs three or four full runs. The objective – apart from rockin’ – is for these adults
with developmental disabilities to reach physical, psychological and emotional goals through a musical activity that’s engaging and rewarding. (Semiahmoo House Society, a non-profit organization located in South Surrey – with a Newton satellite office – exists to provide the support to people with disabilities and their families). Lead singer Finch, exuding an impressive amount of confidence in an interview during a break, says the Rec Rockers help her continue the path of getting out of her shell. Looking like a rocker with his long hair, Isaac Vondy, 17, practises on his guitar at home “every day, non-stop.” While his taste is harder-edged, leaning towards Metallica and Pantera, he’s happy to play more mainstream material with the Rec Rockers. “It’s really cool. They think they’re rocking out, but they’re actually practising teamwork,” says Graff.
“People with developmental disabilities such as autism often march to the beat of their own drum, but by playing music together, it brings them out of their shell and allows them to follow a common external stimuli and engage in an enjoyable social activity with others, which can be rare and difficult for them.” The Rec Rockers jam each Monday from 6-8 p.m. at Semiahmoo House, 15306 24 Ave. Registration for a new season takes place each fall. The Rec Rockers will perform on May 29 in Semiahmoo House Society Recreation and Services’ sixthannual Extravaganza at the Surrey Arts Centre, 13750 88 Ave. Performances include The Rec Hot Peppers’ salsa dancing, musical theatre play Into the Woods, and Semi Famous Players’ theatre performance of Jimmy Down the Well. The show starts at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $21. Sales will be announced soon. For more information, visit www.semi-house-society.com or call 604-536-1242.
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Gutter Cleaning Only $125. Tile Roof & Gutter Cleaning $375 Hse btwn 3500-4000sf. 604.861.6060
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Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Surrey/North Delta Leader 27 PETS 477
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FOR SALE BY OWNER
11 Staffordshire Terrier Puppies 4 sale. Ready week of Feb 11. Vet checked & shots. 7 boys, 4 girls. $500. 778-387-8013
CHIHUAHUAS, tiny tea cup puppies, blonde & white, M/F, 8 weeks, ready now. $700. 604-794-7347 ENGLISH Bulldogs, 8 weeks, 2 female, 1 male. Not reg. $1800. firstname.lastname@example.org, chilliwack
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BORDER COLLIE X, born Dec 5th, ranch raised, getting lots of atten. $350. Carol 604-316-4668 or email: email@example.com CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866
Surrey-Bolivar Hts, Great lot w/ rancher. Priv Setting. 50’x180’. No HST. $344,900. 604 375 5525
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1/2 Month Free + $200 Gift Card CLEAN 1 & 2 BDRM SUITES (some w/ensuites) across from Guildford Mall. Cbl/heat/htwtr incl Walk Score = 92
CLOVERDALE, Senior / 50+ bldg Quiet. Heat, h/w, storage included, onsite laundry 1 bdrm, $765. No dogs. Cats ok. 604-574-2078 firstname.lastname@example.org CONDO for rent. 1 bedroom. Pets ok. Close to skytrain, Central City Mall. 2 yr old building. $850. Avail asap. 604-857-4714
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
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1 Bdrm. $700.00 2 Bdrm. $825.00 • Close to Skytrain, Sry. Central Mall, & SFU Sry. Campus • 24 Hour On-site Management PETS ALLOWED • Minutes Walk To Park, High School & Elementary School
ITALIAN MASTIFF(Cane Corso) P/B blues, ready to go, 1st shots, tails/dew claws done. Ultimate family guardian $800 (604)308-5665
Heat & Hot Water Included
Lab/Shepherd/Rotti x pups, 3M/3F. vet check, dewormed, ready to go, $495. Call 604-864-1004. MULTI POM puppies, 2 F, 1 M, 7 weeks old. Ready to go. All shots. $550. obo. Phone 604-825-2271. NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com SHELTIES 2 SABLE PUPS 1 w/ white body + spots D.O.B Oct 19th Loveable, sweet pups 604-826-6311
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 523
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640 sq.ft. corner unit, top floor. Includes heat, hotwater, u/g parking & storage. N/P, Ref’s. $700/mo.
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CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT ie: scaffolds, table saws, chop saws, dust extractor, drills, etc. Must sell Offers accepted to take all TO MAKE APPT TO VIEW... Call 604-560-4772 evenings South Surrey
REAL ESTATE ACREAGE
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If you would consider selling your property of 3 Acres or more and want maximum value, send the details to: email@example.com
There will be no pressure and no obligation, but let’s discuss possibilities.
FOR SALE BY OWNER
CHILLIWACK 3 lots for sale on Promontory Hill, nice view. Can build 3 storey house. $199K each assessment value. 604-719-7428
MOVE-IN BONUS Family Friendly Complex 1 Bdrms available immediately or March 1. Close to shopping, transit, schools & park. Some pets welcome. On-site security. Seasonal swimming pool.
Available now or Mar 1st.
3 BDRM mobile home on acreage in Aldergrove, owner lives onsite $1200 plus utilities. Ref required. 604-809-3847 3 BDRM mobile home on acreage in Aldergrove,owner lives onsite 1200 plus utilities. Ref required. 604-809-3847 NEWTON MOBILE HOME PARK. 2 Large RV Pads available for mobile home. Call 604-597-4787.
HOMES FOR RENT
$1275 4 bdr 3 bth Upper Suite for rent with Dbl garage, deck and lg yd. N/S N/P. Call 778-578-1500 CLOVERDALE - 3 bdrm up 1 bdrm down house for rent. 1-1/2 bths, rec room, 4 appl. cls to amen. n/p, n/s, $1500mo. March 1. (604)572-7679 FLEETWOOD; 3 bdrm, 2 full baths, dble garage, huge yard w/big shed, Avail now. $1700. (604)543-9769
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
SURREY two 2 bdrm suites, $630 all incl, nr amens, avail now. NS NP. 778-564-2008, 778-549-2811
CHIMNEY Heights 148/74. 1 & 2 bdrm stes ns/np, n/laund. $550 & $650 incl utils/cable. 778-889-7496 CHIMNEY HEIGHTS lge bright 1 bdrm in new hse, 4pce bath,alarm . $550 incl util/cble 604-600-5342 CLOVERDALE, 189/55th. 1 bdrm suite. $675 incl hydro/cable. Avail. now. N/S. N/P. 778-574-8283. FLEETWOOD 156/89B Ave. 2bdrm suite, nr all amens, avail now. N/S, N/P. $675 incl utils. 604-763-6001
SURREY 72 & Scott. 2 bdrm. G/L condo, 1 prk., Ldry., N/S N/P. $900 (604)418-0858 or 778-552-9940
55 and older, 1 bedroom suites. 2 bedroom handicapped unit. Smoke free/no pets
SURREY CENTRAL. BACHELOR suite, $575. Avail NOW. N/P. Call: 778-317-5323 or 604-916-2906.
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SURREY: Spac. 1 bdrm, top floor, very quiet. Great view. Cls to Guildford Mall. $750 incl heat & hot water. 604-565-2121 or 604-440-7171
Call Mon-Fri btwn 9am-noon.
SURREY, 140/92. Spacious 1/bdrm suite. Incl util & cable. $650/mo. N/S, N/P. March 1. (778)861-3715
GUILDFORD. 150/95A. Newly renod 2 bd suite incls utils. Nr all amens.NS/NP. Now. 604-996-4848 GUILDFORD 2 bdrm, newer home near all amens, $650 incl utils/net. NS/NP. Avail now. 604-581-5541 LG 2 bdr 1bth ground level suite. $650, incl. shared laundry. no smk, no pets. Call 778-578-1500 N. DELTA 11665 82nd Ave. 3 bdrm, 1 bath, $1050 incl util/cbl/net. No lndry. N/P, N/S. Avail Mar 1st. 604-507-1221 or 778-708-6900
NEW 1 bdr suite. 500 sq ft, Laminate, Alarm. Close to bus. Lndry & Util. incl. Newton 145 St & 77 Ave No Smoking/Pets. $575. Avail Feb. 15. firstname.lastname@example.org or (604) 788-7779
#1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200 The Scrapper
• Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022
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AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673
3 Bd Townhomes avail now and 2 Bd Townhomes avail March 1 Close to shopping, schools, parks & transit. Outdoor pool & Resident Manager. Some pets ok. #36 – 5210 203 Street, Langley.
TOP CA$H PAID TODAY For SCRAP VEHICLES!
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FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Up To $500 CA$H Today Fast Service. JJ 604-728-1965
TRUCKS & VANS
Call 604.532.2036 SURREY 139/68 Ave. 2 & 3 Bdrm T/H’s $890 & $1020/mo. Quiet family complex, no pets. 604-599-0931
2005 DODGE CARAVAN - 145K, no acc. Very clean, good cond. All power. $5300: (604)502-9912
SURREY 124A/98. Reno’d 3 bdrm, fncd bkyrd, lndry, Fresh paint. $900 +40% utils. N/P. 604-765-8497 SURREY 129/109Ave 2 Bdrm bsmt ste. Cls to transit. Feb 15. $850 incl utils. Strictly NS/NP. (604)930-0075
SURREY 148/72A. 1 Bdrm suite in new home with laundry, wifi & utils. Avail now. Call 778-688-8767.
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SURREY 110/140 St. Brand new 2 bdrm bsmt ste. $750 incl utils/lndry. Nr school & bus. Avail immed. Call btwn 10am-7:30pm. (778)893-5972
SURREY 184/74 Ave. whole hse, 4 bdrm, 3 bath, 2.5 acre, avail now. $1950. Ref’s req’d. 604-574-4135
SURREY 105/128 St. New Suites: *3Bdrms up, 3ba, famrm,livrm, kitch $1200+utils. Down: *2Bdr $600 incl utils &*Bachelor $400 incl utils. NP/NS. Avail now. (778)564-4450.
SURREY 134/90 spac. a/grnd. 1 bdrm. Incl. lndry, int. & hydro. Avail. now. $575 mo. N/S. (604)781-4099
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GUILDFORD GLEN 14860 101A Avenue. Clean 3 bdrm. T/H. Family housing. Available NOW. $995/mo. Near all amenities & transit. 604-451-6676.
2 bdrm T/H $855/m. Near Guildford Mall, schools & transit. Call Now!! 604-451-6676
N.Delta: New 2 bdrm bsmt ste $850mo. inste w/d, d/w, new carpet. 900sf. Avail now (604)594-7172
SURREY 138/90th, 3 bdrm rancher large fenced yard $1400/month. Susan 604-805-0579
13699 76 Ave.
PORT KELLS 2 bdrm, 1500 sq.ft., insuite lndry, alarm, $900/mo incl utils. Now. NS/NP (604)830-6921
S. SURREY, 4 bdrm., 2 full & 2 part baths. fam. room., lge. lot, $2600 mo. Avail. immed. Refs. Lease Call 778-565-3155
3 bdrm T/H with w/d hookup, car port $1040/m. Close to all amen’s, schools & transit. Call Now! 604-451-6676
N.SURREY new spac 2 bdrm ste, $800 incl utils. Full bath, sep heat, patio nr ament pet on approval, prkg. Feb 15. 778-996-3292
N.Delta 3bdrm bsmt home painted + 2 rms down 2bath f/p long drwy nr ament $1500 Feb15 604-583-7371
821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS
2008 VW GOLF City, 5 spd manual, silver, 85,000k. a/c, p/w, $7300/firm (604)538-9257
N.SURREY 102A/140 2bdrm g/l recent reno. Feb. 15. $700 utils incl N/S Cat ok. No ldry. 604-585-0032
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PANORAMA 60/150, clean, bright 1 bdrm. Lndry, heat & light inc. $750: Refs req. 604-598-1177, 219-3369
GREEN TIMBERS 2 bdrm suite, newly reno’d. Nr schl/amens. Avail now. NS/NP. $750. (604)897-0503
Phone: 604-581-8332 & 604-585-0063
Affordable Housing for Seniors
N. DELTA. 3-BDRM upper ste. Lrg patio, W/D, D/W. Avail. immed. No pets. $1300. (778)823-4170.
GREEN TIMBERS, 142/91, 2 Bdrm nice & clean, Feb 15 or Mar 1. $650 incl utils. NP/NS. 604-825-4931
1 Bdrm. From $700 2 Bdrm. From $875
13819-100th Ave, Top Flr, Huge 1 bedrm, Vaulted Ceil. in Living Rm., NS/NP, $775/m incl. heat and hot water. Avail Now. Near rapid Transit. C21 Prudential 604.351.9452
GUILDFORD. Lrg 3bdr, 1.5bath, inste w/d, fncd yrd, 1car gar., nr bus, ns/np, avl now, refs. $975 + share utils. 604-951-6416, 604-961-6531
NEWTON 68/123A. Large 2 bdrm gr/lvl suite, nr all amens, ns/np,avail now. $625 incl utils. 778-218-3677.
SOMERSET GARDENS (S. Sry) Family housing, 1851 Southmere Crescent E. 2 bdrm apt. $875/mo. incl. heat. Pet friendly, near all amenities. Community garden. 604-451-6676
AVAIL NOW OR MARCH 1st. 14295 - 71A Ave Surrey. 3 Bdrm upper, 5 appls. No pets/no utils. $1100/mo. Call: (604)583-6844
FRASER HEIGHTS 1 Bedroom ste 2yrs/old, Feb 1st. NS/NP. $700 incl lndry/utils/cble. Ref’s (604)999-2525
NEWTON / Surrey; 2 Bdrm suite, near bus, avail now, N/S, N/P, $725 incl utils. 778-552-3570
S. SURREY- Brand new apt -Morgan Crossing (444-15850-26th Ave) Top flr corner unit. 2 Bdrms, 2 Bths, 6 App, secure pkg, laundry & storage. Shopping, dining, Steve Nash Gym cls by. N/P, N/S. $1300/mo. Avail March 1, 2013. More than 900 sf. Refs. Contact Raheel Rahman primary (778)8834417 Secondary 604-270-7868
15065-58 Ave- 3bdrm, 3 level T.H., family room, huge kitchen, single garage, NS/NP, avail now. $1550/m C21 Prudential 604.889.2470
NEWTON 80/121. 2 Bdrm, 1000+sf inste ldry, fam/rm w/fp, big kit/dining full bath 2 car prkg fncd yrd. $750m. 604-338-5397 604-634-0281
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SURREY Royal Heights-Brand new 2 bdrm. 1 bath, in suite lndry. N/P N/S, Now. $850/mo. 604-329-9233
Central Sry 106/141, 1 lge bdrm incl hydro cbl net. Cls to skytrain bus. $550 ns/np/npartiers 778-883-8557
Large 1 & 2 bedroom units Rent from $725.00/mo.
To Arrange a Viewing Call Grace at 604-319-7514
SURREY Green Timbers 2bdrm grnd lvl. Sep lndry. D/W. 1 bthrm, avail now, Newly reno’d kitchen. n/s n/p. $775 inc utils. 604-897-0503
BRAND NEW 2 bedroom suite (West cloverdale). Quiet cul de sac location surrounded by walking trails. Stainless steel appliances. Insuite laundry. Granite countertops. Laminate flooring. incl. utilities/cable. Non smokers. No pets. $950. email@example.com 604-328-3227.
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SURREY Green Timbers. 1 Bdrm grnd lvl, new paint/flrs. Ns/np, Avail now, ref’s. $600/mo. 604-761-4402.
SURREY Guildford new 2 bdrm g/l patio, alarm. $750 incl util & lndry. NS/NP. Avl March. 1. 604-377-9037
GUILDFORD GARDENS • 24 Hour On-site Management • PETS ALLOWED • Minutes Walk To Elementary School & Guildford Mall
SURREY Fleetwood. 2 Bdrm gr/lvl suite, shared laundry, avail now, n/s $800 incl utils/cbl/net.778-968-1285
146/63. 1 & 2 bdrm stes. Near Bell Centre. Close to schools & bus. $550 & $700 incl. utils. N/s, n/p. Avail. now. (778)889-6920.
NEWTON 68/121A. 2 Bdrm. $750. Private entry. N/S inside, small pet neg. 604-250-2222, 778-882-4759
Surrey Central 109/128, brand new 2 bdrm, cls to skytrain & bus. N/P. Incl hydro cble net. 604-837-5254.
NEWTON 1 bdrm spac bsmt ste . Feb 15. $550 incl hydro/wifi. NS/NP 604-599-5817, 778-772-1887
Spacious Units, great park-like setting nr shops & bus. No pets. BAYWEST Mgmt Corp. To view 604-501-4413
SURREY, 8069 135A St. 2 Bdrm suite. Incl util, cbl, net. Avail now. N/S, N/P. Feb 15. (604)593-4867.
NEWTON. 1 bdrm grnd lvl. $530/mo. incl util. No lndry, no cble. Nr schools. Avl now. 604-572-0449.
3 Appli’s, 950 sq/ft. $850/mo incl heat & HW.
SURREY: 76/152, beautiful 2 bdrm ste on golf course. New paint & flr incl util/cbl. NP/NS. (604)339-8729
NEWTON 142A/69 AVE 2 Bdrm bsmt ste. NS/NP, avail immed. Rent neg incl utils. Call 604-764-0254.
2 Bdrm Apartment
WHITE ROCK. 3 bdrm rancher, f/s, w/d, d/w, freezer, f/p, sm computer room, fncd yrd, lrg shed, pets ok, $1935 incl elec, gas, water, avail now, ref’s req’d. Call daily 9am-7pm (604) 597-1941, 531-8359
604-594-8534 or 604-583-6844
733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS
SURREY 148/FRASER. 2 Bdrm, shrd w/d, laminate flrs, full bath, new blinds $850/mo. 604-575-3253.
FLEETWOOD 3 bdrm home 2 baths, incl ldry, avail now. NS/NP. Incl utils. 604-716-4603
NEWTON - Glencoe Estates
HOMES FOR RENT
FLEETWOOD 2 bdrm grnd lvl suite d/w, w/d, ensuite, quiet area. $825 incl util/cbl, ns/np/nd.604-543-3355
5374 - 203rd St, Langley Call 604-533-9780
SURREY, Cedarhill 4 bdrm. house, liv & rec rm, 3 baths dble gar.,big lot Mar1 604-781-4546, 604-727-4440
2 Bdrm, newly reno’d, 3 appls, F/P, underground prkg. No pets. Starting at $850 & up.
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VISTA GREEN APTS 7575 140 St.
1 bdrms avail immediately & 2 bdms avail. immediately and March 1. Close to shopping, schools & transit. Some pets ok.
STEEL BUILDINGS/METAL BUILDINGS 60% OFF! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-457-2206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca
Canadian Silver Dollars up to 1967. Top paid. Call Dan (604)560-0355
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.
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ESTATE Sale: Sat Feb 16. 10 to 3 pm. 20384 41a Ave, Langley. Antique Glass & Dishes; and some Household furniture.
To Arrange a Viewing Call Joyce at 604-319-7517
Auto Financing 1.800.910.6402
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