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Colourful crowds Crowds pack the streets near 128 Street and 84 Avenue during Saturday’s annual Vaisakhi parade in Surrey, where police say attendance matched the record 200,000-person turnout from last year. Police say it was a peaceful crowd, adding there were no arrests. There were 39 reports of missing children, who were quickly returned to their caregivers. Traffic was heavy, but no one was hurt in any accidents. BOAZ JOSEPH / THE LEADER

‘Mr. Surrey’ named 2013 Good Citizen Cloverdale’s Bill Reid honoured by mayor and council for his extensive contributions to the community

by Jennifer Lang

HIS NAME is Bill Reid, but to many, he’s known as “Mr. Surrey”

and the unofficial mayor of Cloverdale, where at 78, he remains at the centre of business and community life. And Wednesday night he was singled out for a fitting tribute from the city he’s served for five decades. Reid has been named Good Citizen of the Year by Mayor Dianne Watts and Surrey council. The honour was announced at the city’s annual volunteer services celebration. Reid, who was too ill to attend the event, was recognized for his contributions as a politician, service club member and as business community leader. “Bill Reid has been tirelessly serving our community for over five decades,” Watts said. “He has demonstrated an exceptional

commitment to our city and has spent most of his life working to enhance our business environment.” The Good Citizen recipient is chosen by council and is presented to a Surrey resident who has performed outstanding service for the community. Reid, executive director of the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, is a tireless promoter and booster who’s fond of describing Cloverdale as the “centre of the universe.” Well-known for his list of contacts in governBill Reid ment, business and the community, Reid remains an active force, recently lobbying Surrey council on behalf of the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce over a controversial casino proposal for South Surrey. Reid’s other recent chamber initiatives include an ongoing anti-

graffiti campaign in Clayton Heights. He’s served as president of the White Rock/Surrey Chamber of Commerce, was vice-president of the Cloverdale Business Improvement Association, and is a past governor for B.C. Kinsmen Clubs. He sits on the Cloverdale Rodeo and Exhibition Association board of directors, the Surrey Heritage Society, and the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society. Reid and his wife Marion moved to Surrey in 1960. He owned a car dealership and served eight years on Delta council. Reid represented Surrey as a Social Credit MLA from 1983 to 1986, and Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale from 1986 to 1991. He was B.C.’s tourism minister during Expo ’86.

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Tidying up Scott Road/120 Street Surrey and Delta mayors aim to bring shared road up to snuff

by Kevin Diakiw Delta iS tidying up Scott Road

and would like Surrey to tend to its side of the street as well. Scott Road, or 120 Street, is the dividing street between North Delta and Surrey. Delta has been working for some time to beautify the western Delta side of the street and recently passed a “Incompatible Uses – Scott Road” bylaw. It will prohibit any more businesses such as pornography stores, chequecashing centres, dating and escort services, massage parlours, pawn shops and tattoo parlours. Current stores can stay, but no more stores of that type will be issued business licences. Delta Mayor Lois Jackson Dianne wants to know Watts (top) what can be done and lois to tidy up Surrey’s Jackson. side of the street. Both Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts and Jackson will be getting together in the coming weeks to develop a strategy for the 16-kilometre Scott Road corridor.

Hey Ocean! is one of the headlining performers at the City of Surrey’s Party for the Planet event this weekend.

Ready to Party for the Planet? Surrey celebrates Earth Day with a free event April 27 at Central City Plaza Black Press

how they can do more to help the Earth. “Surrey is a leader in sustainability and Party for the B.C.’S largeSt Earth Day celebration is once again Planet is a fabulous opportunity to showcase our many about to make the rest of the province green with envy. accomplishments and future directions,” said Mayor Surrey’s Party for the Planet – a free, all-day event – takes Dianne Watts. “Plus we have outstanding musical acts and place Saturday, April 27, featuring a line-up of top-notch lots of free interactive eco-activities for the entire family.” entertainment and family fun while showcasing the city’s Budding gardeners will be able to buy a tree, plant a eco-friendly initiatives. This is the second year the city has vegetable in a compostable pot and take it home, or ask hosted the party. (Earth Day was April 22). plant experts questions. There will also be a Sustainability Headlining musical acts include Hey Ocean! and Lights, Scavenger Hunt, eco-friendly crafts for children, a Salmon who will be preceded by a series of dancers and children’s Life Cycle Obstacle Course and the chance to “walk” on entertainers, as well as other bands such as Fighting for while learning about water pollution. Old electronMayor Dianne Watts water Ithaca, The Matinee and musician Shane Philip. ics can even be brought to the event for recycling. Lights and Hey Ocean! will hold an autograph session at The Party for the Planet runs from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 3 p.m. near Future Shop inside Central City Shopping Centre. Central City Plaza near 134 Street and 102 Avenue. Throughout the day, visitors will be able to learn more about Surrey’s green For more information, visit www.surrey.ca/partyfortheplanet newsroom@surreyleader.com efforts around waste, transportation, energy and water management, and

“Surrey is a leader in sustainability and Party for the Planet is a fabulous opportunity to showcase our many accomplishments...”

Control ‘misuse’ of FSA marks, or drop the tests: Trustee Surrey’s Laurie Larsen says school rankings based on standardized exams has to stop by Sheila Reynolds a Surrey school trustee wants the province

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to either stop the “misuse” of Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA) results, or eliminate the controversial tests altogether and replace them with something else. Trustee Laurie Larsen made the suggestion to her fellow board of education members at a public board meeting Thursday (April 18). The FSAs are given to B.C. Grade 4 and 7 students annually and measure reading comprehension, writing and numeracy skills. The tests are administered in January and February, with individual results available to parents and teachers by late March. Overall district and school results are posted online. The problem, said Larsen, is that organizations such as the Fraser Institute, an independent public policy research group, take the test results and rank schools provincewide based on the scores.

“They rank them and from there, parents and other people draw conclusions that shouldn’t be drawn,” argued Larsen. “The rankings are so misleading. Sometimes parents reject schools because of where they rank, when in fact that school may be the perfect school for them.” The Ministry of Education’s own website, she noted, contains a warning not to attempt such comparisons. “Attempting to rank schools or districts based on FSA results,” reads the web page, “invites misleading comparisons that ignore the particular circumstances that affect achievement in each school.” The tests, said Larsen, not only don’t consider the cultural and economic diversity of a school, but also don’t take into account the province’s push toward 21st century learning or critical thinking. “It’s an oxymoron that the government’s pushing these tests, and yet that’s not the type of

learning that they’re trying to get schools to do.” She suggested other randomized testing is much more effective and provides the same “snapshot” of achievement the government is seeking. Plus, Larsen said, teachers are experts at assessment. “That’s their job,” she said. “They produce far better reports and remarks on those children.” The FSAs have proven controversial since their inception more than a decade ago. Teachers have argued they consume precious instruction time and provide little valuable information. The Fraser Institute maintains the rankings – especially now that there’s several years of data to compare – provide more than a snapshot and show some schools and teachers are simply doing a better job than others, despite of advantages and disadvantages. Larsen wants the board to contact the education ministry to express concern about use of FSA data. The matter will be discussed further at the May 9 board meeting.


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Delta Leader took home top prize Saturday night in the 2013 B.C. and Yukon Community Newspapers Association’s Ma Murray Awards gala held at the River Rock Casino & Resort. The paper was awarded Gold for Newspaper Excellence, an honour that distinguishes The Leader as the best community newspaper in B.C. and the Yukon. “Continued excellence, and clearly the leader once again,” said competition judges. “The Surrey/North Delta Leader is a fine example of journalism a its best, with strong community news and opinion throughout, superior photography and production quality.” The Leader and its writers also won: • Gold for Investigative Journalism went to reporter Jeff Nagel and Team for the special series “Oil and Water, examining the potential effects of twinning the Kinder Morgan pipeline, which ran in The Leader and its sister publication The Burnaby News Leader, which was awarded the top prize. • Best Editorial for columnist Frank Bucholtz’s piece “Apology Long Overdue,” about Japanese internment. • Bronze for Feature Series for reporter Sheila Reynolds’ “The XX Factor: Are females falling victim to the pressure of giving birth to boys?” about gender-selective abortions. • Silver for Best Ad Campaign for “Faces of Amenida,” by Glory

Wilkinson, Blair Cox, and Gavin Roache. Earlier this month, the Local Media Association announced its 2012 contest winners. The Leader topped the list with 14 awards (tying with the St. Albert Gazette and the Living Lake Country Reporter). The Leader was recognized for: • Best Editorial Page – First place. • Best News Photo – First place. • Best Feature Photo – First place. • Best Photojournalism –First place. • Best In-Depth Reporting – First place. • Best Feature – First place. • Best Feature Series – First place. • Best Arts & Entertainment Writing –First place. • Best Special Section – Second place. • Best Non-Page One Layout – Second place. • Best Continuing Coverage – Third place. • Best Coverage of Local Education/School District Issues – third place. • Best Photojournalism – Honourable mention. • Best Front Page – Honourable mention. And The Leader also won five awards in the Canadian Community Newspapers Association’s annual competition: • Best All-Round Newspaper – second place. • Blue Ribbon for excellence. • Best Front Page – second place. • Best Environmental Writing – first place. • Best Feature Series – second place.

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Proposed Delta school cuts criticized Reductions in busing and culinary programs decried by parents, teachers and students

by Sheila Reynolds

“He does not hear cars coming from behind,” said Stewart. “Student safety, to me, should be the top Cuts to rural busing and culinary programs domipriority of the board.” nated the discussion at a Delta School District budget Supporters of Delta’s high school culinary arts promeeting last Tuesday night. grams also decried a planned $64,000 cut to teaching About two dozen parents, students and teachers cafeteria funding. had their say on the Delta Board of Education’s proGerald Worobetz, chef instructor at South Delta posed spending cuts aimed at balancing the operating Secondary, said though there may not be many budget for the 2013-2014 school year. students in the culinary program, the benefits are far The board has tabled $1.9 million in cuts to staff, reaching. He said the inclusive program provides the programs and supplies to help cover a projected much-talked-about “experiential learning,” leading to $3.5-million deficit. The rest of the money would achievement and job skills, while simultaneously feedcome from a $1-million reserve and increasing coning staff and students. tinuing education and international student revenue. Lori Pilling, culinary arts teacher at Delta SecondThe largest shortfall in Delta’s budget is due to the ary’s kitchen, pointed to the fact the program attracts province slashing student busing funding by 47 per students who may not succeed in other areas. cent over three years, meaning the district “Our program catches students that has to reduce its busing costs by $380,000 would fall through the cracks,” Pilling said. in each of the next two years. “We provide students with opportunities To do that, it’s been proposed rural bus to feel pride in themselves, opportunities routes be discontinued, except for children to succeed.” with special needs. The suggestion raised Student Sam Ross, who attends the ire of many parents. Seaquam Secondary, said he had never Mom Skye Zabil said she felt the board’s cooked for anyone but his family before recommendation bordered on discriminathis year, and has now served food to a tory. thousand people. He said it disturbs him “What I’m hearing… is that the needs of that other students might not be provided special needs students’ parents takes pre- tony Clark the opportunity he has. cedence over ours, but more importantly, “The culinary program is a program we the safety of special needs students takes cannot afford to lose,” said Ross. priority over my children’s, and that offends me.” Worobetz, Pilling and Seaquam teacher Michael Other parents worried about the safety of kids Boyle said cuts to kitchen support staff would inevitawalking beside busy roads and through remote and bly lead to safety issues and accidents. forested areas, possibly in darkness. Other speakers suggested Delta trustees look elseTony Clark has two kids at Pinewood Elementary in where to trim costs, such as administration. North Delta, near Watershed Park. His children would Delta Teachers’ Association president Paul Steer have to walk to school along Highway 10, where there said after a decade of restraint, services need to be is no sidewalk and speeding is prevalent. restored, not cut further. He said slashing school “You want kids to walk there with trucks going a supply accounts by a proposed $80,000 will only leave hundred kilometres an hour?” Clark asked trustees. parents on the hook. Parents, said Steer, should not be “It’s not going to take very long… there’ll be an acciasked to “shoulder a greater burden” than they already dent along there.” are. Jeannie Stewart lives in Boundary Bay and her son Tuesday night’s meeting was for “information gathtakes the bus to South Delta Secondary daily. She’s ering” purposes only, said trustees, who vote on the particularly concerned about his well-being walking final budget tonight (April 23). because he’s deaf. sreynolds@surreyleader.com

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OPINION

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

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ELECTIONS

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he 2013 provincial election will be one of the most important in recent memory. At a time when the economy appears to be in slow motion, yet demands on the public purse are increasing, voters need to pay attention. Of course, we say this for every election – to no avail. Last time around, in the 2009 provincial election, only about 50 per cent of voters bothered to cast a vote. Who is to blame? It’s hard to say. Is it negative advertising that turns people off ? BC NDP leader Adrian Dix says so and has promised a more positive campaign. But will that end indifference or will people turn away in boredom? Is it helplessness and apathy that keep people away from the polls? Many people simply don’t connect with government. B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark has tried to be a populist premier, appealing to the hockey mom vote, but has failed to attract women’s support. Why? Perhaps B.C. voters simply distrust anything politicians say. Clearly there is a disconnect and the media may have contributed to this malaise by blowing every little incident out of proportion. As in the story of the boy who cried wolf, many voters simply tune out after a while, yet, sadly, when there is a real issue, such as lack of funding for transit, many eligible voters simply don’t see the connection between their vote and government policy. Instead, they leave the field to special interest groups – business, unions, lobbyists – to hijack the results. The truth is that politicians will only be accountable if we hold them accountable. We have a right to toss any of them out if they don’t do what they promised so voters need to pay attention to what politicians say and they need to find out who they are. The Leader is providing riding-by-riding election coverage, and over the next few weeks, will be covering political issues as they arise. In other words, we’re doing our best to keep you informed. The rest is up to you. – Black Press

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he B.C. Liberal party deserves credit for releasing its policy book in full on the eve of the formal election campaign. That’s about the only positive thing to be said about it. For those who take the time to read party leader Christy Clark’s 40-page booklet, there are a few nuggets of news. For instance, a re-elected B.C. Liberal government would continue its justice reform agenda by moving traffic ticket disputes out of courtrooms, as they did with impaired driving cases. Most of it consists of glowing descriptions of the government’s 12-year record, and attacks on the NDP of the kind that are not normally seen in a platform. This is consistent with Clark’s style since she was anointed party leader two years ago. The main focus, as revealed in February’s throne speech, is a plan to pay off B.C.’s growing debt and perhaps even get rid of the provincial sales tax with an Alberta-style “prosperity fund” from liquefied natural gas exports.

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Whether this is from imposing a new trillion-dollar LNG boom with a Quebecexport tax on LNG or simply from a style moratorium on “fracking” to extract windfall of gas royalties is not clear. Clark gas from deep shale formations. and her energy minister contradicted each That’s not an outright lie, but it’s almost other on that when it was announced, as speculative as Clark’s notions of a and the platform doesn’t shed 30-year windfall that could any new light. All we have is a at best barely start during the big logo on the side of Clark’s next four-year term. campagn bus declaring “DEBT The NDP are not calling for FREE B.C.” a moratorium on natural gas As I’ve written before, there production. They’re calling is plenty of real evidence of a for yet another “review,” one huge new LNG industry in the of many vague, wobbly posimaking. As for paying off the tions that have been adopted $60-billion debt that the B.C. by both dominant parties. Liberals’ pre-election budget An earlier premier named predicts will keep growing, carGlen Clark became famous Tom Fletcher for “freezing” toonist Adrian Raeside summed things like ferry it up best: LNG revenues are fares and car insurance rates. “Christy Clark’s invisible friend.” Now Christy Clark is “freezing” personal Clark finished up last week with stops income tax rates for five years, and carbon in Terrace and Prince Rupert, promising tax rates too. That implies she’s planning to an LNG windfall for local governments win this election and the next one, at a time as well. She repeated the platform’s attack when it is unclear whether she can even line that the NDP are going to wreck the hold her own seat in Vancouver-Point Grey.

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The B.C. Liberals will cut small business taxes by a point, some time in the next five years. They will also increase income tax on large businesses and personal income of more than $150,000, but that’s not mentioned in their platform, since it goes against 12 years of their policy as a government. • A clarification of last week’s column on the B.C. Conservative platform. Leader John Cummins informs me his plan to phase out the carbon tax does not include reversing the personal and business income tax rate reductions that were legislated as the fuel tax reached its current level. The platform asserts that total provincial revenues will continue to rise in the next four years, despite the uncompensated loss of $1 billion from the carbon tax.

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LETTERS

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Nine years for child molester not enough Re: “teaRs, cheers as Surrey child

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molester jailed 9 years,” The Leader, April 18. James Cardno’s actions have affected many people, not just the victims. He took the boys’ lives away. They will never have the innocent lives

they were leading. He took my son away from the family. Many of the victims have become addicted to drugs, closed themselves in, are socially inept and suffer from depression. The nine years is a long time for Mr. Cardno, but not long enough

for his victims and families. We will never forget. Name withheld (Editor’s note: By court order, nothing may be published that could identify any of James Cardno’s victims).

Lifelong values learned at the track

Re: applIcatIon to return auto rac-

ing to Langley Speedway.  I started going to Langley Speedway as a nine-year-old in 1967,  attending until the track closed in 1984 when I was 26. Over the years my stepfather and five uncles drove regularly at the speedway.  My family and I spent a considerable amount of time at the track; I take pride in telling people, “I grew up at Langley Speedway.”  I am who I am today because of the environment I was raised in. I am thankful for that opportunity. Such an environment does not exist today anywhere near what it was; that is unfortunate.  I believe the foundation of the racing life style has four pillars of equal value: respect, safety, competition and fun. If I was to add a fifth, it would be generosity. I believe I am living a successful life because, for the most part, I like to keep things in line with these values.  I know many other successful people that have shared a similar experience. They feel the same way and are looking forward to the possibility of having a track again to enjoy and share all the benefits such a facility would bring.  A legacy of the speedway that was closed in 1984 is the strong reputation Langley still has for being extremely friendly to car enthusiasts, and the economic benefits of that well-deserved reputation.  Many local businesses that employ a large number of people exist today because Langley Speed-

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a letter writer argues that the motorsports community is asking for a little, but ends up giving back a lot. way existed yesterday. It really is that simple.  Langley is a diverse community that is the self-proclaimed “Horse Capital of Canada” but could just as easily proclaim themselves the “Car Enthusiast’s Capital of Canada.”  I remember how threatened the racing community was when the track was sold for the purpose of becoming a park. Even though assurances were given, complete with long-term lease and renewal options, the proverbial “stuff” hit the

fan and ultimately, for a variety of debatable reasons the track closed.  I have seen some of the responses to the application for an investigation into the feasibility of returning racing to the facility and I understand the fear. I remember how I felt as a kid when I thought I was going to lose my racing.  I truly believe all issues can be worked through. The racing community’s contributions to the park will actually enhance the experience in a variety of ways for

the equestrian people and other park users.  All the motorsports community is asking for is less than two per cent of the park for less than four per cent of the year. In exchange they will restore the facility to racing and spectator safety standards at no cost to the tax payer and pay a negotiated percentage of sales to Metro Vancouver. Dan Olson, Maple Ridge

Line between civilians, soldiers blurred

In the wake of the Boston bomb-

ings, we have sadly been reminded of the dangers that today’s world carries. Any random or targeted act of violence is unfortunate, and especially one where children are involved. One is left to ponder why such violence continues to escalate. I believe the source of this previously unheard of violence lies within the mental state of people and their willingness to harm others without any regard or consequence. It is necessary to note that random or targeted bombings were not common news, even 30 years ago.  Whether we are talking about North America or other parts of the globe, historically speaking this type of horrific and indiscriminate manner

of killing is a fairly new trend in domestic/global situations. In the past, countries would declare war and their soldiers would be the main source of violence excluding civilians, but war has been experiencing a metamorphosis where civilians and soldiers are becoming more difficult to distinguish. Political boundaries are no longer the parameters of rules which people must follow. Having said this, we have to raise the question of why, with an increase of worldwide security, we have more violence? Having additional security is definitely more of a deterrent for those individuals who are easily intimidated by police presence, but clearly this plan has not been effective enough.

A more rational approach would require a deeper understanding of political ideologies and respect for all humans, regardless of race and religion. It goes without saying that a retaliation disposition has failed, and in fact exacerbated the situation to a point where people are paranoid and choosing to make irrational decisions. Technology has certainly progressed, however, people are not absorbing this technology so as to make a greater effort at continuing peace.  Finally, whether in Boston, Baghdad, or London, these senseless acts of violence will unfortunately persist until governments educate their citizens in a more inclusive and positive manner.

In a world where we are constantly tracked and easily exposed, how do certain individuals “fool” the system and bring such tragedy so close to home? Regardless of who is planting these bombs, there must come a time where dialogue and self -reflection are used as provisions to extinguish this burning fire that has been fuelled by human lives in the name of religious or political freedom. Clearly, both sides of this battle acknowledge the compulsion to engage in physical combat is unquestionably necessary, most likely because they have made immense misinterpretations and now feel backing down will be a symbolic loss. Lucky Virk

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service-based business with an enormous budget and a huge number of employees. Adrian Dix lacks business-based managerial skills and could inadvertently make some terrible mistakes. Hopefully Mr. Dix knows his own limitations and will not allow the NDP’s socialistic exuberance to contort into know-it-all stupidity.  As someone once commented, the government cannot give anything to anybody that it doesn’t first take from somebody else.  If Adrian Dix does become the premier and then drives our province even further into the ditch of fiscal mismanagement, middle-ofthe-road British Columbians will not allow a leader of the NDP to sit in the driver’s seat of this province for a long, long time. In spite of misgivings about Adrian “Left Wheeler” Dix, I would rather have him at the wheel for the next four years than Christy “Fender Bender” Clark.    Lloyd Atkins, Vernon

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liferation of advertising for the big hospital lotteries? Day after day there are full-page and halfpage newspaper advertisements, sometimes both, urging us in huge letters to get our tickets as there are five, four, three days left – and this is the final weekend. How much does this advertising cost? What  about the brochures and billboards, the pamphlets and mailouts, the Internet messages – not to mention the office overheads and the salaries for the staff? Would any of the proceeds of these  lotteries – if indeed there is a reasonable sum left after all expenses are taken into account – be needed, if our government kept our hospitals up-to-date, fully equipped and wellstaffed? I think not. Sheila Gair

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Bridge traffic down 5% after tolls Rapid Bus use accounts for some, but not all, of decrease in vehicles on Port Mann

by Jeff Nagel Use of the new Port Mann Bridge is down

around five per cent since tolls took effect in December. Transportation ministry officials say 200,000 fewer vehicles crossed the toll bridge in February – 2.7 million compared to 2.9 million in February of 2012 before the crossing was tolled. About 100,000 fewer vehicles crossed in January, compared to three million a year before. Transportation Investment Corp. spokesman Greg Johnson said bridge traffic is continuing to fluctuate and it will take time before it stabilizes. “We are seeing similar volumes to this time

last year,” he said. Asked if the drop in Port Mann traffic equates to a similar increase in traffic at non-tolled bridges, Johnson said he could not speculate on that. Some of the drop in vehicle traffic may be due to drivers parking their cars and taking the new #555 express bus from north Langley over the Port Mann to New Westminster. More than 38,000 passengers rode the rapid bus in March, TransLink spokesman Derek Zabel said. The service runs ever 15 minutes at peak times and the 47-seater highway coaches typically carry 35 to 40 passengers over the bridge during the rush. “It’s meeting expectations and it has room to grow,” Zabel said.

Travel time for commuters has been cut thanks to the new span. The province also released GPS measurements of the time taken to travel Highway 1 before and after the new bridge opened.

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is dangling the possibility of an early reduction in tolls on the Port Mann Bridge while contradicting her transportation minister’s claim a referendum on TransLink funding would raise taxes for transit one way or another. In an interview with The Leader Friday, Clark said a planned Prosperity Fund, raised from expected liquefied natural gas royalties, can be used to pay down not just the provincial debt, but also the Port Mann/ Highway 1 project debt, allowing an early cut in tolls. “As we can afford to, we want to reduce those tolls,” Clark said. “Once we’ve paid off the debt on the Port Mann Bridge, those tolls can go down pretty substantially.” Asked how that squares with past statements that funds benefitting Metro Vancouverites must be raised within the region, Clark said provincial debt would have “first call” on the fund, but it can also be used against BC Ferries, BC Hydro and Port Mann debt. Clark also refused to endorse a statement by Transportation Minister Mary Polak that a regional referendum would force Metro voters to choose from revenue options for TransLink, not let them veto them all. “If voters don’t want it, we’re not going to impose it on them,” Clark insisted. Polak indicated Thursday there would not be a none-of-the-above option in the referendum – the outcome would have to result in new revenue for TransLink and it was just a matter of voters choosing from a menu of tools. “We don’t know what the referendum question will look like yet,” Clark said, adding the province will work with TransLink to design it. “I’m sure one of the options is going to be a status quo option. And the status quo option is the same thing as not approving any new funding.” She said she hopes proposals to finance

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“We found a way to get it done,” she said. “For people in Surrey, that’s the most important part – that it got done.” On the Liberals’ promise to replace the Massey Tunnel, Clark wouldn’t say if the new bridge or tunnel will be tolled. “I don’t know what it will look like at the end,” she said. “But the

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Ridings in focus: SURREY-WHALLEY by Rick Kupchuk The B.C. NDP’s Bruce Ralston handily

defeated B.C. Liberal candidate Radhia Banalia in 2009 to win a second term as MLA for Surrey-Whalley, collecting 66.5 per cent of the vote. A Liberal victory in 2001 is the only success the party has had in Surrey-Whalley in the last five elections, and came in a year when the NDP was crushed province-wide, winning only two seats. Ralston won easily in 2005, taking 55 per cent of the vote compared to just 31 per cent for the Liberals. That margin grew to more than 6,000 votes four years ago. The Liberal party, which received 26 per cent of the vote in the last election, will send Radio Punjab talk show host Kuljeet Kaur to battle Ralston in Whalley. Pradeep Kumar, a welder who immigrated to Canada in 1985, was to represent the B.C. Green party, but a party spokesperson told The Leader last week Kumar has resigned due to “unforeseen circumstances.” The Greens have until April 26 to register a new candidate with Elections B.C. Sunny Chohan, a manager in the telecommunications industry, is representing the B.C. Conservatives. And Jag Bhandari, leader of the new B.C.

Vision party, is also running in SurrreyWhalley. According to an Bhandari’s online blog, the main objective of B.C. Vision “is to enhance the lives of all British Columbians.” Surrey-Whalley is a riding where the percentage of homeowners spending more than 30 per cent of their income on shelter is the sixth-highest in the province. Surrey-Whalley ranks among the electoral districts where the percentages of self-employed are among the lowest in the province. Visible minorities account for 45 per cent of the population, with roughly 21 per cent of immigrants coming from India, and another 14 from the Philippines. Close to 30 per cent of the population in SurreyWhalley can speak a language other than English. Punjabi is the language at 23 per cent, followed by Hindi (17 per cent), Tagalog (10 per cent) and all Chinese languages (eight per cent).

Surrey-Whalley fast facts: • 2011 population: 60,615 • 2006 population: 51,405 • Increase: 17.9 % • Median age: 37.4 • Non-English mother tongue: 47% • Average income: $54,409

If you live within these boundaries, Surrey-Whalley is your riding.

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Surrey-Whalley: Candidates on the record The Leader asked local candidates to respond to the following questions:

B.C. NDP

1. What is your name, age, education and neighbourhood of residence? 2. Why should people vote for you? 3. What are the most significant issues facing your riding and what would you do about them? 4. What are the most significant issues facing B.C. and what would you do about them?

BRUCe RALSTON (Incumbent)

Name, education, and residence: Bruce Ralston was educated at Universities of British Columbia and of Cambridge in England. He ran his own law business in Surrey for many years. He served two terms as a Surrey city councillor and nearly 12 years as a Vancity board director including several years as chair of the board. I have lived in the riding since 1990.

B.C. LIBERALS

KULJeeT KAUR

Name, education, and residence: Kuljeet Kaur, 56, masters degree, arts, Guildford.   2. Why should people vote for you? I have been an advocate for women’s empowerment through my radio program for nearly 20 years and have been involved in my community, raising

2. Why should people vote for you? Elected first as an MLA in 2005 and re-elected in 2009 I bring the right mix of experience, knowledge and commitment to make a difference for the citizens of Surrey Whalley. My children have attended local public schools and participated in a variety of community sports. I believe I know Surrey-Whalley and its citizens well.

3. What are the most significant issues facing your riding and what would you do about them? Those living in Surrey Whalley have many of the same concerns as others in British Columbia: skills training and jobs, better education for our children, reducing child poverty, and addressing inequality. The NDP platform will address these issues and set a course for change one practical step at a time. I will work to build

the Surrey City Centre in my riding and bring public investment to help it grow. Public transit to connect Surrey better to the region is another priority.  

funds for cancer, volunteering for the Fraser Health Authority and assisting new immigrants to become acclimated to their new Canadian life. I feel I can contribute to making British Columbia an even better place to live, work and play.

Surrey-Whalley is changing rapidly with new development. We need to continue to provide family-supporting jobs so that we can get the full benefit of a growing economy and support better social services to people in our community who need them. With support of the growth of new housing development, we will be able to provide more and better low-income housing

for young families and seniors. 

 3. What are the most significant issues facing your riding and what would you do about them?

4. What are the most significant issues facing B.C. and what would you do about them? British Columbia needs a change for the better. Adrian Dix and the B.C. NDP will offer that program on practical step at a time. British Columbia’s

4. What are the most significant issues facing B.C. and what would you do about them? B.C. is uniquely positioned to take advantage of the changing world economy. Our geographic location on the Pacific Rim and our rich multicultural community will allow us to increase cultural ties, tourism and

economy faces the challenges of declining productivity, growing inequalities, and an increasing shortage of those with the right skills to do the job of the future. We will set goals to create new jobs and increase the number of skilled workers. To achieve a thriving prosperous economy a focus on skills training to help our children and young people get the good jobs of the future is crucial.

trade between us and the economic powerhouses of China, India, Korea and South-East Asia. Our B.C. Liberal government has adjusted our focus from the single market of the United States for our products and successfully created a buffer against the recent economic downturn.

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Learn about your candidates

B.C. CONSERVATIVES Editor’s note: Sunny Chohan did not return his questionnaire by The Leader’s deadline. The following information was gleaned from the B.C. Conservative party’s website.

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Estate Board (FVREB) is sponsoring nine all-candidates’ meetings across the region in advance of B.C.’s provincial election on May 14. Organized by local chambers of commerce and the Surrey Board of Trade, the meetings for Surrey-Delta are being held as follows: • Delta-North: Tuesday, April 30 from 7-9 p.m. – Delta Lion Public House & Bistro’s private meeting room, 11186 84 Ave. •   Surrey-White Rock: Friday, May 3 from 7-9 p.m. – Star of the Sea Hall, 15262 Pacific Ave., White Rock. • Surrey’s eight ridings:   Tuesday, May 7 from 5:30-9 p.m. – Eaglequest at Coyote Creek East/ West room, 7778 152 St. For more information: http://www.fvreb. bc.ca/2013election_meetings.html

Name, education, and residence: Sunny Chohan was born in India and immigrated

to Canada in 1971. Chohan studied at the National College in Vancouver where he obtained his high school diploma. Chohan joined the Grace Community Church in 1984 where he volunteered his time on a part time basis, while working

in the furniture manufacturing industry. Chohan became a successful entrepreneur when he established a local manufacturing plant that specialized in hotel furniture, which was in operation for 30 years. Later, Chohan joined the Vedic

Hindu Cultural Society, where he became vice-president in 1995 and later again in 2001. Finally, he became president of Vedic Hindu Cultural Society and completed the development and grand opening of a newly constructed temple in 2003.

Chohan currently works in the telecommunications industry as a manager. Sunny has been happily married for 26 years to Jaspal Chohan. Together they have six children.

to-date transportation means; lack of modern medical facilities; Whalley roads are neglected especially Bridgeview area; no tax credits for low-income families; no focus on the development of skilled labour; lack of communications among three generations  (children, parents and grand parents); lack of intercultural and inter-faith activities to promote multiculturalism; worsening violence among youth; big  gap between rich

and poor; people’s negative approach towards Whalley. Solutions: More funds for Whalley development especially in neglected areas; inter-cultural exchange events; up-to-date medical facilities; up-to-date transportation system; equality for all.

youth violence; traffic; corruption; discrimination; stereotyping; stagnation; lack of education; high unemployment. Solutions: Deficit-free B.C. and sound economy; counselling and seminars to reduce youth and domestic violence; car pooling and local job creations; transparent government; education seminars about different faiths; focus on multiple skill development projects; using technology  for all aspects of developments.

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1. Name, education, and residence: Jag Bhandari. Born in Model House in Jallandhar, Punjab, India. 2. Why should people vote for you? I am the founder of B.C. Vision to bring a positive change in  every sphere of the day-to-day life of British Columbians. B.C. Vision is a visionary party that creates an equal platform for all. We believe firmly

that there is no “I” in a team. Teamwork creates strength and strength creates success. We need a direction in today’s volatile world. One vision….one world creates a world where there is equality in all spheres of life for all human beings.  3. What are the most significant issues facing your riding and what would you do about them? Issues: Poverty and inequality; lack of up-

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One of a series comparing party platforms on an issue-byissue basis. by Tom Fletcher

Parties in the May 14 B.C. election have highlighted their commitments to improve postsecondary skills training. The province faces a wave of baby boomer retirements, shortages in trades and industrial jobs, an increase in temporary foreign workers, and under-employment of some university graduates. Trades and apprenticeship Vertical x 10”) training is(7.375” a major point of

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young people in the apprenticeship system, the number of graduates is at a record level.

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NDP leader Adrian Dix also promises $40 million new investment for skills training, to “increase apprenticeship training spaces, shorten completion times and improve completion rates.” The NDP notes that while the B.C. Liberal government touts its jobs plan in ads, its February budget projects a $42 million cut to the advanced education ministry over three years. • The B.C. Liberals highlight a $75-million commitment for upgrading training facilities and equipment, on top of the $500-million annual skills training budget. The B.C. Liberals emphasize plans to expand vocational training in high schools, and encourage partnerships between high schools and employers. Their platform also promises to develop “relevant training programs” for B.C. residents to work in the LNG (liquefied natural gas) industry. • The B.C. Conservatives promise to “increase training and apprenticeships in the trades and technical sector,” but don’t specify how. They also promise to increase on-line learning capabilities in colleges and technical institutes, and give qualified B.C. students priority for admission to the province’s post-secondary institutions.

• The B.C. Green party promises to eliminate interest on student debt over five years, “immediately”

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Eagles’ overtime win clinches Fred Page Cup Surrey defeats Penticton Vees 4-2 in BCHL championship series

by Nick Greenizan For the fourth time in

franchise history – and the first time since 2005 – the Surrey Eagles are kings of the BC Hockey League. The Eagles won the Fred Page Cup Sunday night at Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre, when Adam Tambellini’s one-timer in double-overtime beat Vees’ goalie Chad Katunar, who up until that point of extra time had been nearly unbeatable. The goal gave Surrey a 3-2 victory, and a 4-2 series win, dethroning the Vees, who were the defending league champions. “It feels great,” said Surrey head coach Matt Erhart, who won a Fred Page Cup as a player with the Eagles in 1998. “To get it as a coach is almost more satisfying. It’s a little more work when you’re a coach – when you’re a player, you just show up and play, but we have a great bunch of guys who want to work hard. It makes it easy as a coach.”

But Surrey’s ascension to the top of the mountain was not without a few missteps Sunday – namely, two blown leads in the last 10 minutes of the third period. But the Birds are nothing if not resilient – a quality Erhart has trumpeted throughout the post-season. In the third period, with the Eagles protecting a 1-0 lead, Penticton finally got on the board at the 12-minute mark when John Seimer, streaking down the left wing, took the puck below the Surrey goal line and threw it into the high slot, where Louie Nanne found it and wired a wrist shot past Eagles’ goaltender Michael Santaguida. The deadlock didn’t last long, however. Just over three minutes after Nanne’s tying goal, Eagles forward Brady Shaw – a former Vee – restored the visiting team’s lead on the power play when he chipped the puck past Katunar. Surrey had a chance to add an insurance goal late in the period

when Penticton’s Bryan Sinz was whistled for a hit-to-the-head penalty with 2:29 to go, but the power play was short-lived; Shaw took a tripping penalty one minute later. And though the Eagles’ penalty killing had been strong all series, they weren’t able to kill of Shaw’s infraction – with 23 seconds left in the game, Surrey blew its second lead when Penticton’s Michael Rebry tipped a point shot past Santaguida to send the game to overtime. “When we took that penalty, I kind of had a bad feeling, knowing the way the Vees are, knowing the amount of firepower they have,”

said Erhart. “But the first 10 minutes of overtime I thought we dominated, and the last 10 we somehow found a way to hold on, and get the goal in double overtime.” Tambellini put the series to bed 2:34 into the second overtime period when he onetimed a pass from Demico Hannoun past Katunar. “I don’t really know what happened,” said Shaw. “Me, Tambellini and Hannoun were down low, cycling the puck, and then I think Hannoun threw it out in front. One of the Vees’ players missed it and it went right to Tambellini. “He’s got a pretty nice

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A dozen scholarships from RCMP Classic All-Surrey tournament distributes more than $12,000 to local high school basketball players

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Ten local hockey players were in Salmon Arm last weekend for the 2013 BC Cup male under-16 competition. Staged by BC Hockey, the BC Cup featured eight teams of players selected from four regional camps staged over the past two weekends across B.C. Each team practiced once and played four games over the four-day camp which concluded Sunday afternoon. A group of players from the BC Cup will be invited to the under-16 provincial camp July 10-14 in Nanaimo. Local players selected for the BC Cup were forwards Trevor Ayre, Jeffrey Stewart, Justin De Vos and Michael Regush of Surrey, forwards Dante Hannoun and Ken Kylyshbek of North Delta, defencemen Matt Barberis

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Surrey/North Delta Leader 19

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ne morning three years ago, staff and volunteers arrived at A Loving Spoonful’s head office in downtown Vancouver to find a fivefoot tall mural of their rainbow-andheart-shaped logo on the wall of their loading bay. The paint perpetrator was never identified – not that it was a problem, as the culprit apparently had the spirit of the rest of the crew: Do good, and be subtle. Their discretion occurs every Tuesday afternoon, as drivers, their cars loaded with coolers, fan out from downtown to the city and its suburbs. With no logos on the cars, no uniforms, and plain white plastic bags, they deliver tailored food packages to clients living with HIV/AIDS. A Loving Spoonful Executive Director Lisa Martella says clients’ privacy is such a priority, that in some families, even the children of parents with HIV/AIDS don’t know their mom or dad are sick. Yes, the stigma still exists, even if the illness isn’t considered the death sentence it once was. A Loving Spoonful started as far back as 1989, when a Vancouver woman named Easter Armas (now still a board member) saw a friend eating from a dumpster. He had lost his job because he was HIV-positive. She began to prepare meals for him in her kitchen. Before long, she had clients, donors and volunteers – some with cars. Based in an office and warehouse in False Creek, the mission of A Loving Spoonful is to ensure that no one living with HIV/AIDS also lives with hunger. Each Tuesday, a portion of the society’s volunteers arrive to sort the food load it into cars that arrive in the afternoon. Meals for the 250 to 300 clients in Greater Vancouver are rarely identical, and are closely monitored by a staff dietitian that evaluates the needs

of each individual client. For some clients with serious health issues, the food is minced or puréed, for others restricted-diet. “Food is medicine,” explains Martella, a North Delta resident and former staffer at the Vancouver Food Bank. “In order for the medications to work, you need good food to go with that.” Packages to individual clients hold seven meals and snacks, meant to last as one meal per day for one week. Hampers for families are much larger, providing three meals a day, plus snacks, for the entire family for the week. Each individual and family receiving service is screened for eligibility and nutritional risk. Adapting new program models to tailor to its growing client community over the years, the non-profit society delivers 100,000 meals per year. A Loving Spoonful currently serves three client families and two individuals with HIV/AIDS in Surrey, and the number of clients is expected to grow. “We’ve been in Surrey since 2007,” says Martella. “We have a shortage of volunteer drivers – we’re in desperate need.” While A Loving Spoonful has 300 volunteers and 42 drivers, none are involved in Surrey. Currently, the small staff of seven (two work part-time) is forced to make those deliveries south of the Fraser River. “We’re a very lean organization,” says Martella. “We don’t even have a receptionist.” Martella says drivers for Surrey’s clients don’t have to reside in Surrey. They can live in Delta, White Rock or even Langley, and can deliver the hampers on their way home after picking them up in Vancouver. If you can help, contact Adria Karchut at 604-682-6325 (office), 604-786-6337 (cell) or adriak@ alovingspoonful.org or visit www. alovingspoonful.org

A Loving Spoonful’s programs: • The Daily Meals Program: Provides seven easy-to-reheat, homedelivered meals and snacks to people

BOAZ JOSEPH / THE LEADER

Lisa Martella is the executive director of Vancouver’s A Loving Spoonful, which delivers food to people living with HIV/AIDS. In operation for almost 25 years, the organization is seeking drivers who live in Surrey or commute to or through Surrey and can spare one Tuesday afternoon each week. who are primarily home-bound with AIDS. • The Family Pantry: Provides produce, dry goods and canned protein to individual families not capable of sourcing their own meals. • Supervised Meals Distribution: Working with other agencies in the Downtown Eastside, they offer daily, supervised meals provision to those living with AIDS whose living environment is not stable enough for them to store or reheat our meals safely. • Emergency Service: Provides full nutrition (three meals per day plus snacks) for those who have just been released from the hospital and/or have an acute medical condition that leaves them housebound and in need of complete nutrition care. First deliveries are on the day of release from hospital. • Ensure Program: Involves short-term provision of high-protein meal supplements to assist with

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nutrition absorption and weight-gain in those who present an elevated nutritional risk. • Easter’s Sundays: A monthly catered hot lunch service open to 50 individuals living with HIV/ AIDS in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. The service is named after the program’s founder, Easter Armas. • Hot Meals for Homeless Youth: A Loving Spoonful has partnered with a youth AIDS organization to provide nutritious hot meals to homeless HIV-positive youth once a week. • Prenatal Program: A Loving Spoonful launched this program in 2010 due to the increased number of pregnant women applying for service. Clients are given attention by a dietitian throughout their pregnancy.

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a 30-60 second original film proposing a solution to end and/or prevent being homeless. Deadline for submissions is May 17. Full contest guidelines and entry form are posted at www. surreyhomeless.ca

FundrAising Ukrainian Soul Food – Perogies, cabbage rolls and borsch – will be available on April 26 at a fundraiser from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Ukrainian Cultural

Centre, 13512 108 Ave. Eat-in,  take away, or ready for your freezer. For more information, call 604-5311923 or 604-581-0313.

Ramen Saggu at 604-8380785 or Bobby Saggu at 778-868-7771.

The Angels for Autism fundraising dinner will be held April 26 at 6 p.m. at the India Banquet Hall, 13030 76 Ave. Guest speaker Dr. Glen Davies. The cost is $25 per person 10 years and up, $15 for kids ages six to nine, and free for those five and under. Purchase your tickets from

A workshop called “Supporting Our Daughters’ Sexual Wellbeing: A Workshop for Mothers,” will be held at The Children’s Health & Wholeness Centre (13364 57 Ave.) on April 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost is $37. Please register at http://childrenswholeness. eventbrite.ca or call Karina at 604-506-7961.

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Register online… On April 6th, Angie helped to raise $70 at her local Kin’s Farm Market in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. Overall the 13 Kin’s Green Fighters helped raise over $2000 that day. Congratulations to Carolyn, the Chilliwack Green Fighter, the winner of this Angie Bunnell challenge, raising $382. takes the challenge for Surrey!

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Bear Creek Villa is holding their first annual Senior Health and Wellness Resource Fair on April 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 8233 140 St. Included are breakout sessions, workshops and activity classes. Admission is free and includes morning snacks, lunch, vendor giveaways and door prizes. Call 604-599-9057 or email monica.c@bearcreekvilla. com to reserve your spot.

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The North Delta Lawn Bowling Club (11760 88 Ave.) runs from May 2 to mid-September. This is dropin bowling for those seven and up. Weekdays at 6:45 p.m. (Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. for ladies) and Saturdays at 1 p.m. To book a free lesson, call 604-583-3793. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/15naolo

meetings Hominum Fraser Valley Chapter is an informal discussion and support group to help gay, bi-sexual and questioning men with the challenges of being married, separated or single. The next meeting is on April 26 at 7:30 p.m. For information and meeting location, call Art 604-4629813 or Don 604-3299760.

musiC The Surrey-based Young Peoples’ Opera Society of B.C. presents Evening in Paris, a night of opera in various languages, April 28 at Tsawwassen Arts Centre, 1172 56 St. in Delta. Tickets ($20 for adults, $12 for students/seniors) are available at the door of each venue, or may be reserved by phoning 604496-5194.


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Thrift store helps clients, staff Home-like atmosphere nurtures all involved by Evan Seal For Community Thrift

Store manager Donna Chubb, creating a place where clients feel at home is what the store is all about. “There’s something about the work,” says Chubb. “It’s not just a store, it’s a community.” In 2005, the Surrey Firefighters’ Charitable

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Pursuant to Sections 26 and 94 of the Community Charter S.B.C. 2003, Chapter 26, as amended, the City of Surrey hereby gives notice of the intention to dispose of the following City lands:

EVAN SEAL / THE LEADER

From left: Surrey Hospice and Firefighters’ Charitable Society Community thrift Store volunteer Shelley Paul, manager Donna Chubb, and volunteer Soraya Wright inside the newton store. Society was looking at finding another way to give back to the community, something they have done for many years. Firefighters Jon Caviglia and Terry Hunt approached Yves Thibeault from the Surrey Hospice Foundation about forming a partnership to open a thrift store in Newton. The firefighters had

the manpower to transform the vacant space at 72 Avenue and King George Boulevard, and Surrey Hospice had the volunteers ready to help. The match proved to be perfect. “It seemed to be a great partnership from the beginning,” says Caviglia. “Both sides had something to offer, and really, it

went quite smoothly.” Over the last eight years, the thrift store has developed at loyal clientele, with many of the items donated being new brand-name items – from clothing, to furniture, to small appliances. For volunteer Mae Garland, years working in customer service

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Store: Customers the top priority From page 21 proved extremely valuable experience for the

thrift store. “Spending time with the customers is what it’s

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volunteered with hospice for many years. “I’m a real people person. It’s good company for me,” she says. For Judy Hunt, mother of firefighter Terry Hunt, spending time at the store has been a tremendous experience. Having been a cashier at a grocery store for more than 30 years, volunteering at the store was a natural transition. “When I retired, my son didn’t want me to get bored so I’ve been at the store since the beginning,” says Hunt. “And I also recently lost my husband, so it’s nice to have people around.” Since 2005 the store has averaged 84 volunteers a year donating nearly 10,000 hours of their time, but they are always looking for more people to come on board. The thrift store has also proven to be an effective tool in the Surrey Fire Department disaster assistance program, offering basic household items to people who are looking

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to get back on their feet following a fire. “We’re not just a thrift store,” says Chubb. “It’s a fun place. There’s just a lot of joy.” The Surrey Firefighters Community Thrift Store is located at 7138 King George Blvd. It is open Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dontations of goodquality household goods, electronics, art, linens and clothing are welcome. For more information, call 604-599-9930 or email thriftstore@surreyhospice. com

Fast facts: • Volunteer hours, 2005 to 2012: 96,851 • Hours per week: 252 • Number of volunteers: 676 • Average volunteers per year: 84 • Donations brought to the store per week: 382,822 pounds • Bags donated every day (average): 88 • Volunteer driver hours 2005 to 2012: 4,552

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RESPONSIBILITIES ¡ Pursue company generated leads and provide estimates ¡ Oversee projects from estimate to completion including specs and drawings REQUIREMENTS ¡ Understand construction and building processes with some ability/familiarity to read blueprints ¡ Post-Secondary Education in construction design is a definite ASSET ¡ Previous experience in a related industry a PLUS ¡ Must be customer service oriented ¡ Will posses excellent communication and critical thinking skills

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COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Truck Drivers req’d. Rai Express Ltd. is hiring F/T $23/hr. Drive and operate trucks over long distances. Perform pre-trip inspection. Record cargo info & trip details. 2 years of exp. as a truck driver required. F/T Truck Mechanic $26/hr. Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts. Clean, lubricate & perform other routine maintenance work. Mechanic certification and 3 years of experience req. Contact: Kal@expressrai@yahoo.ca Fax:604-575-6966 Surrey BC

Van Kam’s group of companies req. Owner Operators for our Surrey based terminal for runs throughout BC and Alberta. Applicants must have winter and mountain driving experience / training. We offer above average rates and an excellent employee beneďŹ ts package. Email a detailed resume and current driver’s abstract and details of your truck to: careers@vankam.com or Call Mark 778-866-5497 or Fax: 604-587-9889 Van Kam is committed to Employment Equity and Environmental Responsibility. Thank you for your interest however only those of interest to us will be contacted.

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DRIVERS/COURIER/ TRUCKING

KHS Trucking Ltd. Is hiring F/T Long Haul Truck Driver ($22.29/hr). Mail 13864 89A Ave., Surrey, BC V3W 6K9.

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Terrific career Opportunity with outstanding growth potential to learn how to locate rail defects. No Rail Experience Needed!! Skills Needed - Ability to travel 3 months at a time, Valid License w/ air brake endorsement. Extensive Paid Travel, Meal Allowance, 4 weeks Vacation and BeneďŹ ts Package. Compensation based on prior driving experience. Apply at www.sperryrail.com under careers, keyword Driver. DO NOT bcclassified.com FILL IN CITY OR STATE

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EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION 130

HELP WANTED

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HELP WANTED F/T PAINTERS

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

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

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$100-$400 CASH DAILY for Landscaping Work! Competitive, Energetic, Honesty a MUST!

PropertyStarsJobs.Com Budget Power Washing now hiring exp. person with driver’s license to work day or night. Ph 604-727-2525

Can you clean a house better than anyone you know?

JOIN MOLLY MAID We are a paid performance company we need mature, bondable applicants with housecleaning exp. Current BC drivers license, RoadStar an asset. Good English required.

Call Mon-Fri 9am-3pm

604-599-9962

Chilliwack Ford is hiring for the position of Assistant Service Dispatcher. Applicants for this position must be highly organized and self-motivated and possess excellent customer service skills. If you are looking for an exciting career in a fast paced environment with great wages and benefits this is the job for you! Please email resumes to: hrdepartment@chilliwackford.com or apply in person at our service department. CONCRETE FINISHERS & Form Setters. Edmonton based company seeks experienced concrete finishers and form setters for work in Edmonton and Northern Alberta. Subsistence and accommodations provided for out of town work; Jobs@RaidersConcrete.com. Fax 780-444-9165.

CUSTOMER SERVICE Delta based state of the art technology provider, national in scope, requires career minded individual with post secondary education for interesting longterm position. Recent graduates are welcome to apply. Job related training will be provided.

Please reply to:

HR@IDEXPERTS.COM EXPERIENCED Lane Closure Tech’s and Traffic Control people req’d. immediately. 604-996-2551 or email Traffic_King@shaw.ca

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

GUARANTEED Job Placement: General Laborers and Tradesmen For Oil & Gas Industry. Call 24hr Free Recorded Message For Information 1-800-972-0209

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Nijjar Drywall Construction Ltd., seeking FT Painters. $19/Hr. Apply @ 16375 30B Ave., Surrey, BC V3S 0E3.

Chilliwack Ford is hiring for the position of Lead Service Dispatcher.

Full Time Workers Needed

Applicants for this position must possess a strong working knowledge of automotive service department operations, be highly organized and selfmotivated. Excellent customer service skills are essential. If you are looking for an exciting career in a fast paced environment with great wages and benefits this is the job for you!

Fun promos! $11/hr to start, up to $20/hr. No commissions. No sales, no experience, no problem. Start work at noon.

Call Candice:604-777-2195 P&R WESTERN STAR & FREIGHTLINER TRUCKS requires qualified Heavy Duty / Commerical Mechanic for our Duncan location. Possession of an Authorized Motor Vehicle Inspection ticket an asset. Excellent wage and benefit package. E-mail resume to michele@prwstart.com or fax to 250-746-8064.

Please email resumes to hrdepartment@chilliwackford.com or apply in person at our service department.

F/T INSIDE WORKERS

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required for COMMERCIAL LAUNDRY in Port Coquitlam. 8am-4:30pm Mon-Fri. $11/hr + benefits

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Apply in person at: #205, 1515 Broadway St, Port Coquitlam

Call for details 604-575-5555

Tip Top Kitchen Cabinets located at #3-8287 124 St. Surrey, BC is looking for 2 Kitchen Cabinet installers. No formal education required. Applicant should be able to read blue prints and drawings. Knowledge of Kitchen Cabinet installation products & Spoken English is required . Email resume to: tiptopcabinets@gmail.com

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

604-708-2628

HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES

Harshat AggarwaL o/a Aggarwal Sweets in Surrey is hiring 2 F/T FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVERS. No experience required, but applicants with experience preferred. Salary would be $11/hour with 40 hours/week. Fluent English speaking is required and knowledge of Hindi or Punjabi language is an asset. Willing to work in shifts. Duties include; greeting patrons, presenting menus, taking orders and relaying to kitchen staff, serving food & beverages, etc. Interested applicants can email resumes to: aggarwlsweets@ymail.con

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HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES Casual Dining Room Servers Food Safe required.

Submit resumes attention of: Chef Warren Dean Imperial Place Retirement Residence 13853 102nd Ave Sry V3T 5P6 Fax: 604-583-3243 Cook, F/T, Sushi Tengoku (Surrey) 3-5yrs exp. English/Korean is beneficial. $17/hr. Ph: (604)584-9787

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TRADES, TECHNICAL

PERSONAL SERVICES 175 CATERING/PARTY RENTALS

PERSONAL SERVICES 182

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Exp WELDER req by Machine/Fabrication Shop located in Surrey. Sub Arc or basic machine shop exp would be an asset. Starting wage $16.50/hr + benefits. Email resume to: sales@premierbandwheel.com

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MECHANIC

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

F/T-Licensed-Experienced

Immediate Opening Apply in person at: 13433 King George Blvd. Surrey

Fax: 604-583-0524

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ALTERNATIVE HEALTH

AMAZING MASSAGE New Location. Hot Oil. 10am - 10pm. Call: 604-719-5628

HEALTH MASSAGE

Grand Opening 11969 88th Ave. Scott Road 10:00a.m.-10:00p.m.

778-593-9788

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

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EXCELLENT MASSAGE $25.00 for 30 min.

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threescocatering@shaw.ca or Visit us at: www. threescompanycatering.ca

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DRIVING SCHOOLS

Own A Vehicle? Borrow Up To $25,000

No Credit Checks! Cash same day, local office.

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Government Certified & Bonded. Best rate in town. For Lessons. Evenings & Weekends

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

(604)644-3937

Searching for your dream home or selling it? This is the location. Listings include everything from acreage, farms/ranches to condos and waterfront homes.

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LEGAL SERVICES

JOB SEARCH - MADE EASY 181

ESTHETIC SERVICES

Massage & Laser 778-898-7881 Hair removal, Skin rejuvenation, Fractional laser & Body contouring

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FINANCIAL SERVICES

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

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ACCOUNTING/TAX/ BOOKKEEPING

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

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ACCOUNTING/TAX/ BOOKKEEPING

J. KANG & ASSOCIATES

☛ Bookkeeping & Payroll ☛ Full Cycle Accounting ☛ Personal & Corporate Returns Small Businesses Welcome! Certified Management Accountant of 20 years.

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APPLIANCE REPAIRS

ABDUL APPLIANCES: Cert’d tech. 20/yrs exp. 1/yr parts & labour warr. 24/7. Buy / Sell. Zeb: 604.596.2626.

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CARPET CLEANING

Carpet Cleaning. 4 bdrm & up $89-$139: All Natural, deodorize & sanitize. Guar. 778-772-9164

@ 8th St. New Westminster

Spiritual Reader & Healer Solve all problems, relationships, family issues, stress & depression, aura, living conditions (sex drugs & alcohol) 100% Guaranteed Result !!!!! BEST LIFE COACH

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www.topdogloans.com 604.503.BARK (2275) If you own a home or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS can lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1.800.587.2161.

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 281

GARDENING

ELITE LANDSCAPING & GARDEN SERVICES, aeration, power raking, lawn maintenance, cleanup and more. Free estimates 778-835-4706

C & C Electrical Mechanical • ELECTRICAL • FULL PLUMBING SERVICES • HVAC GAS FITTING *Licensed *Insured 24hr. Emergency Service

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CLEANING SERVICES

ECO INNOVATION GREEN Res/Comm. Senior Disc. Licensed. Honest & Reliable. (604)726-0852 www.seacleaningservices.com

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CONCRETE & PLACING

FENCING

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

GARDENING

HANDYMAN with great finishing touch. Carpentry, Tiling Painting, Drywall, etc. Free Est. Call Denis 778-240-2160

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604-583-0169

ALL BEST LANDSCAPING All Lawn Care ~ Free Est.

damaged concrete. Ken 604-532-0662

PLACING & Finishing * Forming * Site Prep, old concrete removal * Excavation & Reinforcing * Re-Re Specialists 34 Years Exp. Free Estimates.

Call: Rick (604) 202-5184

Concrete Lifting Sunken Concrete Specialist

D Driveways D Patios, etc. D Provide Proper Drainage D Eliminate Tripping Hazards

Ross 604D535D0124

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CHICKEN MANURE You Haul - $55 per load (604)574-5942

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

KITCHEN CABINETS

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

312 MAINTENANCE SERVICES

Blissful Massage

Lawn Cut, Ride-on mower, Pwr Rake, Aerating, Weeding. Hedge Trim, Pruning, Reseed, Edging, Moss Killer, Bark Mulch, Pressure Wash., Gutter Clean. Roof Clean. Res/Comm. Reas. Rates, Fully insured. WCB.

AQUA SPA

Deep Tissue & Relaxation Massage & Skin Care

604.510.6689 20437 Douglas Crescent Langley

Bill, 604-306-5540 or 604-589-5909 A Dream Landscaping. Lawn mowing, aerate, power rake, trim, prune. Res/Com. 604-724-4987.

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Always! Landscaping Services, Pwr Raking, Delivery, Spreading, Yard &Rubbish cleanup 604.230.0627

1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Across the street - across the world Real Professionals, Reas. Rates. Best in every way! 604-721-4555.

POWER RAKING $75 U-RAKE We rake $150; Aeration $55. Lawn Cutting.Fast Service. 604-818-4142

MOVING & STORAGE

BUDGET SURREY MOVERS. Fast, reliable short notice moves. Great mid mo. rates! (604)812-5252

SUNNY DAY LANDSCAPING Aeration, power rake, fertilize, moss control, trimming Jay 778-862-2400

BEST RATE MOVING EXPERIENCED MOVERS W/ AFFORDABLE RATES

AKAL CONCRETE. All types of reno’s. •Driveways •Sidewalks •Floors •Stairs •Forming •Retaining walls. Best rates! Best Service!

Starting $40/hr. LICENSED & INSURED ✶ Local & Long Distance ✶ ✶ Seniors Discount ✶

Call 778-881-0961

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

Lawn Cut Power Raking, Aerating, Fertilizer, Trimming. Year round care. Comm. & Res. 604-825-5545.

Landscaping & Lawn Maint. *Grass Cutting *Hedge Trim *PowerRaking *Fencing. Free Est. 778-688-3724.

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“QUARTZ/GRANITE/ARBORITE” JMS Countertops, 30 yrs/refs ★ John 604-970-8424 ★

Lawn Maintenance Spring Clean Up, Power Raking, Aerating Tree Pruning Hedge Trimming Top Dressing

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

TIMWOOD HOMES ** Specializing in Reno’s ** Framing. Sundecks. Stairs. Rooms. Garages. Sheds. Patios. Bsmts. Interior/Exterior Painting. Tiles. Laminate Floors. Vinyl Siding.

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

HARRY’S LAWN CARE

UNIQUE CONCRETE DESIGN

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

Additions, Home Improvements Restorations, Renovations, & New Construction. Specializing in Concrete, Forming, Framing & Siding. 604-218-3064

1-A1 BRAR CEDAR FENCING, chain link & landscaping. Block retaining wall. Reasonable rates. Harry 604-719-1212, 604-306-1714

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“QUARTZ/GRANITE/ARBORITE” JMS Countertops, 30 yrs/refs ★ John 604-970-8424 ★

#22047 WE LOVE SMALL JOBS All work guaranteed. High Outlet Electric. 604-220-8347

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

Call Prem 604 761-1743

604-475-7077

Green Garden Service

GEMINI STUDIO

604.523.6689 Unit D - 768 Princess Street

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

604-787-8061

DRYWALL

GET THE BEST

PSB DRYWALL ★ All Boarding, Taping, Framing & Texture. Insured work. 604-762-4657/604-764-6416

FOR YOUR MOVING

ABS DRYWALL, res. & comm. Quailty workman ship. Boarding, taping, finishing, textured ceiling, renos. Free est. 604-376-1927

Experienced Mover w/affordable rates, STARTING AT $40/HR 24/7 - Licensed & Insured. ** Seniors Discounts ** fortiermoving.ca

DRYWALL - 30 Years Exp.

Call: 778-773-3737

Reliable Work - Res. & Comm.

Mike 604-789-5268

AFFORDABLE MOVING

THREE STAR DRYWALL LTD Boarding, Taping, & texture. Small jobs welcome! Kam 604-551-8047

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Local & Long Distance

$45/Hr

From 1, 3, 5, 7 & 10 Ton Trucks Licensed ~ Reliable ~ 1 to 3 Men Free Estimate/Senior Discount Residential~Commercial~Pianos

ELECTRICAL

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

WE’RE ON THE WEB www.bcclassified.com GARDEN TOPSOIL $20 per yard. Mushroom manure $10/yard. Delivery available with 5 yard dump trailer. 604-768-7571 or 604-856-4255.

283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS ALWAYS! GUTTER Cleaning & Roof Blowing, Moss Control,30 yrs exp., Reliable! Simon 604-230-0627 Gutters - Windows - Tile Roof cleaning - Pressure Cleaning, Please Call Victor 604-589-0356

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HANDYPERSONS

SENIOR’S HANDYMAN SERVICE Semi-Retired businessman. Honest - Reliable - Insured. Call Brad for free estimate. 604-837-5941

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HOME IMPROVEMENTS

A-1 CONTRACTING. Renos. Bsmt, kitchens, baths, custom cabinets, tiling, plumbing, sundecks, fencing, reroofing. Dhillon 604-782-1936.

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 338

PLUMBING

FULL PLUMBING SERVICES “ ABOVE THE REST “ Interior & Exterior Unbeatable Prices & Professional Crew. • Free Est. • Written Guarantee • No Hassle • Quick Work • Insured • WCB

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL

560

Always! Delivering Top Soil, Bark Mulch, Sand and Gravel, Spreading services. Simon 604-230-0627

SAWMILLS from only $3997 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT.

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SUNDECKS

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

MISC. FOR SALE

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

C & C Electrical Mechanical

604-475-7077

778-997-9582

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

Licensed Journeyman • Plumbing • Heating • Gas Fitting

Quality Work - Fair Price

REAL ESTATE

Paul: 604 626-1641 24/7

REAL ESTATE 639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

SURREY

Regency Park Gardens Large 1 & 2 bedroom units Rent from $725.00/mo. Self Employed? Credit Damage? New to Country? No Down Payment? I CAN HELP! Rates: 2.60% 5 yr Variable 2.79% 5 yr Fixed Martinique Walker Verico Assent Mortgage Corp. Call: 604.984.9159

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

SUNCREEK ESTATES

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PRESSURE WASHING

Always! Power Washing, Window & Gutter cleaning, all your exterior cleaning needs. 604-230-0627 Pressure Washing: Drwys patios decks, etc, Res/Comm Lic/Ins. Specializing in moss removal fr roofs Same day service 604-779-8741

POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING

Aluminum patio cover, sunroom, railing and vinyl. 604-782-9108 www.PatioCoverVancouver.com

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Call Ian 604-724-6373

FULLY INSURED **EMERGENCY CALL OUT** Certified Arborist Reports

Morris 604-597-2286 Marcus 604-818-2327

604-787-5915/604-291-7778

PETS

(778)980-8368 (New phone number) PRICES SO LOW I MUST BE MAD Call MAD ABOUT PAINTING. Free Estimates. Int/Ext. 778-773-3918

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

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Mainland Roofing Ltd. 25 yrs in roofing industry

Family owned & operated. Fully ins. We do Cedar Shakes, conversions, concrete tiles, torchon, fibreglass shingles, restoration & repairs. 20 yr labour warr. 604-427-2626 or 723-2626 www.mainlandroof.com

WCB INSURED

Vincent 543-7776

www.paintspecial.com 604.339.1989 Lower Mainland 604.996.8128 Fraser Valley

FEED & HAY

COURSE CEDAR HOG FUEL Roofing Experts. 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank.

Call 604-856-6500

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PETS

BEAGLE PUPS; mom AKC & dad CKC reg’d. Born Feb 9th, avail immed. Shots & dewormed. 3 M’s $600/ea & 1 F $650. (604)820-0264 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866

ITALIAN MASTIFF (Cane Corso)

509 WEEKS Crescent, Nanaimo. Solid family home with 3bdrms, 2baths, 2nd kitchen in basement. Lrg fenced yard, mature trees, covered sundeck, HW floors, carport, new thermal windows. $279,000. (250)740-1130.

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PLUMBING

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NOVA SCOTIA’S Eastern Shore. Waterfront Lots for Sale. Excellent Climate. Near the Atlantic Ocean. Three Bedroom House for Sale or Rent www.sawmilllanding.com waterfront@bellaliant.net 1-902-5222343 1-902-328-4338.

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BRO MARV PLUMBING $49 Service Call. 24 Hrs. Plumbing, Heating, Electrical, (604)582-1598 LOCAL PLUMBER $45 Service call Plumbing, Heating, plugged drains. Mustang Plumbing 778-714-2441 FIXIT PLUMBING & HEATING H/W Tanks, Reno’s, Boilers, Furn’s. Drain Cleaning. Ins. (604)596-2841 ABDUL Plumbing/Heating/Drainage Low rates, same day service, guar’d qual work. 24/7. Zeb 604-596-2626

329 PAINTING & DECORATING

HOMES WANTED

OKANAGAN

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PRIME LAKEVIEW LOTS

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329 PAINTING & DECORATING CALL

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From $140,000. No time limit to build. Near by lake access. ALSO: 1 spectacular 3 acre parcel at $390,000 owner wants to retire and will carry financing. 1-250-558-7888 www.orlandoprojects.com

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

Price Reduced. Luxury Parkside townhouse 2039 s/f. Reno’d 3bdr 2.5bath, dbl garage, granite, A/C, h/w flrs, 5’10” heated crawlspace, 2 f/p’s. Nr Terry Fox High School. $521,400. May 23rd Possession. Owners Motivated to Sell. Call Tim 604-818-6293 or John 604-341-1500. 1 Percent Realty.

SURREY

QUEEN MARY PARK, rancher on large lot over 8500sf. $469,000: Call Byron 604-761-6935 WE’RE ON THE WEB www.bcclassified.com

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TEXAS USA BEST BUYOwn a 20 acre foreclosure Ranch. Now only $395 per acre, $99 per month. Free Brochure available. Call toll free 1-800-875-6568.

RENTALS 700

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APARTMENT/CONDO

GUILDFORD GARDENS $700 2 bdrm. from $875 1 bdrm. from

LAB PUPS, Chocolate, $700. vet ch, dew-claws rem. 1st shots, dewormed. qual. lines (604)702-0217

• 24 Hour On-site Management

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LOTS

• PETS ALLOWED

PUG AVAILABLE for stud service. He is a rare silver male, purebred but not registered. ALSO GOLDEN RETRIEVER (not reg.) available for stud (OFA hips and cert eyes). Mission 604-820-4827

Building Lot in Surrey

• Minutes Walk To Elementary School & Guildford Mall

Close to 196/73 Single family coach house lots, near all amens. Ready to build this Summer. 778-772-1313

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MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

SURREY 5 LOTS @ 10709 - 157th Street. Subdividing in progress. (604)584-0733 lve msg.

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FURNITURE

*NEW QUEEN MATTRESS SET* Pillow Top in Plastic. Mfr. Warranty Must Sell! $200 ~ 604-484-0379

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HOUSES FOR SALE

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TREE SERVICES

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

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SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE Gutters - Windows - Tile Roof cleaning - Pressure Cleaning, Please Call Victor 604-589-0356

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GARAGE SALES

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SURREY LOTS FOR SALE, building lots in Cloverdale full bsmts allowed. Call: (604)244-1112

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2 Bdrm unit. $847/mo. 5 Min walk to Surrey Ctrl Skytrain, and all amenities. Well maintained, clean, quiet, sec’d adult only bldg. No Pets. Shared purchase required. Call: 604-583-2122 or email: maycoop@shawbiz.ca

SURREY 75/120A St. 2 Bdrm $960 + $40 cable. Quiet family complex, no pets, call 604-501-0505

SURREY Guildford. Clean 1 bdrm 650 sq/ft, full bath, 1 u/g pkng. Ns/np. May1. $750. 604-306-9488.

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APARTMENTS

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1 Bdrm. $700.00 2 Bdrm. $825.00

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Large newly renovated 1 and 2 bdrm. units available from $900 in well-kept concrete building. New floors and appl’s. Freshly painted. Patio and large storage room inste. 3 laundries in bldg. Rent incl’s heat & hot water. Sauna & jacuzzi. 5 min. walk to skytrain, Douglas College & New West Quay. Close to all amenities. Please call 604-834-1756 www.aptrentals.net SOMERSET GARDENS (S. Sry) Family housing, 1851 Southmere Crescent E. 2 bdrm apt. $880/mo. incl. heat. Pet friendly, near all amenities. Community garden. 604-451-6676 SURREY - 13819 100th Ave. Nice large 1 bdrm. Top floor. Wood Burning F/P. Vaulted ceilings. $750 incls. HEAT & HOT WATER, N/P, N/S Available NOW. Walk to transit. C21 Prudential (604)232-3025

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CEDAR HILLS deluxe 2 bdrm 1026sf, inste ldry nr pub, mall, bus. $925m Refs. May15. 604-786-7977

Yunas:604.345.9461 Omax Realty Ltd.

CLOVERDALE. 1 bdrm $780 Inc heat / htwater N/P. 604-576-1465 / 604-612-1960 CLOVERDALE: Kolumbia Garden* 17719 58A Ave. Spacious 2 bdrm. Incl closet room & balcony. Near transit & shops. No pets. Ref’s req’d. Call: 778-888-2497. GUILDFORD

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Surrey/North Delta Leader 27 RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

WHITE ROCK. Large 1 bdrm from $650/mo. Quiet & clean. Close to beach & shops. Avail now. N/S. Incl heat & hot water. 604-900-1092

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DUPLEXES/4PLEXES

GUILDFORD beautifully reno’d lrg bright 1000sf 2bd,inste w/d, lg deck ns/np, $975 +utils. 604-283-9055.

733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS NEWTON MOBILE HOME PARK. 2 Large RV Pads available for mobile home. Call 604-597-4787.

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HOMES FOR RENT

2 BR basement suite. No P/S. No W/D. All utilities included except cable. $650/month. Call 778-8854899. 4 BEDROOM, 3 washroom, 2 kitchens, well kept home, open space through out the house. 148 & 72. $1600 month + hydro and gas. Call 604-805-6748 4 BEDROOM house on 116th and 72 ave to rent. $1650/month. Please call 778-574-5721 or 1-250992-2198 BOLIVAR HTS. 14067 Antrim Ave. (Close to 140 St/110 Ave.) 5/bdrm house. 2 bthrms. 3 level split. Very big yard. Workshop. $1550/mo +util. Avail now 778-882-7378 or 778-565-4558. CLOVERDALE: 3 Bdrm up, lrg den, dble garage. Avail June 1st. $1675/mo. Call: 604-328-6995

RENTALS 750

SUITES, LOWER

RENTALS 750

SURREY Tynehead. 2 Bdrm, avail now, nr amens. N/S, N/P, no lndry. $750 incl utils/wifi. 604-505-9790

CHIMNEY HTS 79/146 newer spac 2 bdrm, full bath $550 incl utils NS/NP Avail immed. 604-786-6078

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CLOVERDALE 168/60 Ave. 2 bdrm suite. N/S, N/P. Avail. now. Nr all amenits. 778-908-4142.

CLOVERDALE 2 Bdrm nice, grnd level, $750/mo incl hydro. NP/NS. Avail now. 604-576-9428, 576-9238 CLOVERDALE. 2 bdrm suite in quiet CDS. Close to schools, shops & bus. N/P. N/S. $700/mo. hydro & cable incl. Immed. 604-576-0318. CLOVERDALE. 64/168 Ave. Across from Cloverdale Athletic park & bus. Huge 1 bdrm. bsmt. suite. N/s, n/p. Incl. utilities. $625/mo. 604-306-8015 CLOVERDALE Near Kwantlen, new 1 bdrm, cvrd entry, $550 incl utils. Immed. N/S, N/P. 604-575-2138 or 604-780-2138. ENVER CREEK, lge. 1 bdrm., utils., int., alarm incl. N/S. Refs. Avail. now. $600/mo. 604-889-0860 FLEETWOOD 156/81A Ave. 3Bdrm avl now/May1, nr schl/amens, ns/np $1000 incl util/lndry 604-501-4900

13699 76 Ave. 3 bdrm T/H with w/d hookup, car port $1040/m. Close to all amen’s, schools & transit. Call Now! 604-451-6676

Panorama Rancher - 130th & 60th 2 bdrm. 1 bath w/ workshop, lrg. yrd. $1100 No dogs 604-833-0736 SURREY 13091 Fairford Pl. Clean 5bdr, 2kitch, 2baths, $1600 +utils. Ns/np. Refs. Lease. 604-617-8872. SURREY Fleetwood15560 85A Ave. Upstairs: 3Bdr, livrm, dinrm, kitch $1300 & Down: 2Bdrms, kitch, livrm $700/mo. Call 604-763-5025. SURREY Newton 128/66. 4 Bdrms, 3.5 baths, gas f/p, 5 appls, b.i. vac. Avail June 1st, small pet ok. $1650/mo. 778-233-6606 txt/msg. Whalley 94/125 3 bdrm 2 bath dble garage 5appl cls to both schl & transit 604-616-4576, 572-8447

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MOTELS, HOTELS

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

748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION

RIVERSIDE GARDENS FAMILY COMPLEX 3 BR TOWNHOMES available now & May 1/13 Nr shops/schools/parks/transit. Outdoor pool & Resident Manager. Some pets ok. #36 – 5210 203 Street, Langley.

1999 BMW 328i convertible 6 cyl auto, loaded, silver, 190kms, mint $5500 firm. 604-535-5997 2003 ACURA EL auto, loaded. 153K. No acc. Nr new brakes, tires. Senior owned $7800. 604-574-7450

Call 604.532.2036

NOTICE IS HEREBY given that creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Jasveer Natt also known as Jasveer Singh Natt, Deceased, who died on the 3rd day of January 2011, are hereby required to send them to the undersigned Administrator at #205, 8788 120 Street, Surrey, B.C. V3W 3N6, before the 30th day of May 2013, after which the Administratix will distribute the said Estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard to the claims of which he has notice.

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SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

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SURREY, 65/135 St. 2 Bdrm T/H $835 & 4 bdrm $1030. Quiet family complex, no pets, washer/dryer incl. Ph 604-596-1099

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SULLIVAN HTS: 1 Bdrm & den, brand new bsmt ste. n/s, n/p. $650 incl utils. Avl. now. 604-220-0383 SURREY 105/128 St. Brand new 2 Bdrm $600/mo. Avail. now. n/p, n/s. (778)564-4450.

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Sale of the following Item will be May 1, 2013 at AAA Brians towing Ltd. at 3-990 Leathead Rd. 1995 BMW 740I, 4 Door Sedan Vin#WBAGF6320SDH03672 Debtor: King of Cars BC Ltd. for the amount of $6152.50 owed for towing and storage by AAA Brians Towing Ltd.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: The Estate of Linda Joy Toope, also known as Linda Toope, deceased, formerly of 303-7175 134th Street, Surrey, British Columbia, V3W 4T1

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

SURREY: 2 Bdrm. K.G & 80th Ave. New floor. NS/NP Incl. utils, net, cbl. $750m. Walk to transit. May 1 (604)764-8124, 778-960-7217

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SURREY 2 BDRM SUITE, $650 all incl, near amens, avail April 15th. N/S, N/P. Call: 778-593-2552

CEDAR Hills 12185-98A Ave. 2Bdr gr/lvl, suit 1 or 2. Avail now, ns/np. $750. 604-951-7351, 604-722-8267

Surrey 61/127 2 bdrm bright & clean ste, full bath, NS/NP Incl all util. Avail now $700m 604-506-1227

CHIMNEY HEIGHTS. 2 Bdrm suite part furn’d, ns/np, avl now $600/mo. 778-318-0288 or 778-565-1879.

SURREY 82/167A. Bright new 2 bdrm, shared laundry. NS/NP. Avail now. $800 incl utils. 604-808-7059.

CHIMNEY HEIGHTS lrg bright 1 bdrm in new hse, 4pce bath, alarm. $550 incl util/cble. 604-600-5342

Surrey: 88/130. Newly reno’d 2 bdrm. NS/NP. $650/mo incl util. 604-951-4453 or 604-841-8854.

CHIMNEY HILLS- brand new 2 bdrm, avl. May 1. $950/mo. In ste lndry, util, net incl. Nr schools. n/p, n/s. 604-710-2255 or 604-727-8584

Surrey: BEAR CREEK: 1 Bdrm ste. Nr elem & trans. Immed. $550 incl hydro. ns/np strictly enforced. 604-572-4327, 778-877-6541 aft 5

CHIMNEY HTS. 2 bdrm bsmt. New carpet/fresh paint. Cls to schools. $750/mo incl utils. 604-507-1815

SURREY, ENVER CREEK. 146/81 Ave. 1 Bdrm $525 incl utils & cable. Now. 778-847-4421, 778-708-9697

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SURREY 148/FRASER. 2 Bdrm, shrd w/d, lam. flrs, full bath, new blinds $750/mo+ util. 604-575-3253.

Name: Jim Wigmore Vehicle : Ford F250 Vin #: 1FTNX21L03EB17042 Amount owing: $1802.43

Gary M. Cohen COHEN BUCHAN EDWARDS, LLP Solicitors for Corinda Elizabeth Speer, Administrator.

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SURREY 148/84. 2bdrm grd lvl ste, Nr schl,bus,shops. No cable/laund. N/P. $800 incl utils. 778-823-1200.

Golden Towing Ltd. is seizing the following vehicles under the WAREHOUSE LIEN ACT.

DATED at Richmond, BC, this 8th day of April, 2013.

SURREY, 128/105A. 2 Bdrm suite May 1st. $850 incl util/cbl/net/lndry. NP/NS. (604) 644-7535, 805-2421.

SURREY.14571 82A Ave. 1 bdrm, near amens. NS/NP $600 incl utils. & cbl. Avail now. 604-590-9353

Public Notice Notice is hereby given:

Creditors and others having claims against the estate of Linda Joy Toope, also known as Linda Toope, deceased, are hereby notified under Section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the undersigned Administrator, c/o Cohen Buchan Edwards LLP, Lawyers & Notaries, Suite 208 4940 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC, V6X 3A5, on or before May 16, 2013, after which date the Administrator will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Administrator then has notice.

Surrey, #10 Hwy/132nd. NEW 1 bdrm. Avl. now. $575 inc sat & util. N/P. No lndry. 604-341-9192.

SURREY, 135/58 A Ave. 2 bdrm. ste, no ldry., $650 incl utils. N/S N/P strictly. Avail now. (604)572-8019

THE ESTATE OF JAMES ROBERT McCUTCHEON ALSO KNOWN AS ROBERT McCUTCHEON, DECEASED All persons having claims in respect of James Robert McCutcheon also known as Robert McCutcheon,deceased, formerly of 17 - 17516 4th Avenue, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, are required to send full particulars of such claims to the undersigned Executor, at 900 - 885 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia on or before the 31st day of May, 2013, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to claims that have then been received. W.W. Lyall D. Knott, Executor CLARK WILSON LLP Solicitors

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SURREY 132/92. Lrg 2 bdrm, new paint, carpet & windows. $750 incl hydro, ns/np, ref’s. 604-583-2155.

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SURREY 139/68 Ave. 2 & 3 Bdrm T/H’s $890 & $1020/mo. Quiet family complex, no pets. 604-599-0931

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NOTICE IS HEREBY given that creditors and others, having claims against the Estate of PHILIP HERBERT MANSELL, otherwise known as Philip H. Mansell and Philip Mansell formerly of 10976 McAdam Road, Delta, British Columbia, Deceased, are hereby required to send the particulars thereof to the undersigned Administrator, c/o Li Hua Chen, 10976 McAdam Road, Delta, British Columbia, on or before May 10, 2013, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that have been received.

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N. DELTA. Cougar Canyon Co-op is accepting applications for 1, 2, 3 bdrm units. Nr schools, shops. Priv yd. pet ok. $1900 share purchase. Send S.A.S.E. or P/U application 6842 Nicholson Rd. V4E 3G5. www.cougarcanyoncoop.com

SURREY 174/57 Ave. 2 & 3 bdrm townhouse $900 & $1,050, quiet family complex, no pets, call 604576-9969

NOTICE is hereby given that Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Karnail Singh Mangat, Deceased, who died on the 21 day of May 2012, are hereby required to send them to the undersigned Administrator at # 205, 8788-120 Street, Surrey, B.C. V3W 3N6, before the 9 day of May 2013 after which the Administrator will distribute the said Estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard to the claims of which he has notice.

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PANORAMA HILLS, 148 / 58th. 1 Bedroom bsmt suite. 6 appls, utilities, internet. N/S, N/P, near bus. Single person only. $650/mo. Avail. immed. 604-590-2947.

CARS - DOMESTIC

2 bdrm T/H $895/m. Near Guildford Mall, schools & transit. Call Now!! 604-451-6676

GUILDFORD. 2 BDRM $750. Avail Now. N/S, N/P. Near bus/school. Call 604-583-7679.

PANORAMA. Bright and spacious 1 bdrm suite, grnd level entry. N/S, N/P. for one person only. $500/mo. incl utilities + DD. Available May 1st (604)592-5089

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GREEN TIMBERS: 1 Bdrm, full bth. NS/NP, pref single. sm cat ok. Refs. $550 incl util. Immed. 604-688-8176

PANORAMA: 2 Bdrm ste. Avail now Suit cple, NP/NS. $650 incl utils. Nr bus & school. (604)710-4195.

TOWNHOUSES

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SURREY, Near Gateway Stn, 3 bdrm cozy home, lrg shed & deck, Share lndry. $1050 + 60% util. N/S. Dog ok. April. 604-889-5075 (text)

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SURREY; 3 Bdrm, 2 bath, lrg liv/rm, quiet neighbourhood. Credit check. No drugs, no big dogs. Avail now. $1200/mo. (778)708-9938

FRASER Hts. Bright 2 bdrm, lrg kit, full bath, ns/np. $800 incl utils/cbl. 604-953-1841, 604-537-8579.

N. SURREY ‘’BIRDLAND’’ 108/148 area. Avail May 1st. Lrg 1 bdrm + den (1100 sf), newer Ikea kitchen, inste W/D. Near all amens. N/S, 1 cat ok. $750 + utils. (604)531-8931

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NEWTON 72/144. TWO SUITES: Large 4 bdrm suite up with 2baths, avail May 1st, $1400 +1/3 utils. Large 2 bdrm suite down, full bath avail May 6th, $700. Nr all amens in nice area. NS/NP. 604-897-2216

Fraser Heights Bright 2BR w/patio Mon alarm Hydro sat net W/D N/S May 1. $1000. 604-240-8924

NEWTON 65/141. 2 Bdrm, quiet g/l nr schls/amens. Avail now. NS/NP $750 incl util/net/cble 604-507-1933

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SUITES, UPPER

FRASER HEIGHTS 161/110, 4 bdrm + den, open flr plan, beautiful like new, 3 baths, prime location, nr both schls, shops & bus. Long term tenants only $1980m 778-928-0201

FLEETWOOD: 3 bdrm grd lvl ste. Nr all amens. May 1st. $950 incl utils & lndry, np/ns, 604-582-7224

N.DELTA 82/116. Beaut 1 bdrm grn lvl ste, lots of light, full bth. Nr bus/shops/school. $600 inc util/net. Avl May 1. n/s, n/p. (604)543-0550

AUTO FINANCING

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AVAILABLE MAY 1st 2 Bdrm level entry base ste, 1250 sqft, 5 appls, newly renovated, fncd backyard. 10793 142A St. No Pets. $850/mo + utils. (604)583-6844

FLEETWOOD, 2 BDRM STE. Avail now. Near school & bus. N/S, N/P. Call 604-307-9034

LARGE 2 BDRM basement suite in desirable Crescent Park area. D/W, Washer/Dryer, utilities/cable incld. N/S, N/P. $1000/mo. Avail Immed. 604-760-3007

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FRASER HEIGHTS 161/110, 3/4 lge bdrms, vaulted ceiling $1100mo nr both schls shops bus, prime location. Avail now. 778-928-0201

Langley - Walnut Grove - WEEKLY RENTAL Furnished home on 1 acre, all utilities, cable & internet. Double garage. $1200/week. Call Louise 604-888-2226

SUITES, LOWER

CHIMNEY HTS: 2 Newer 1 bdrm suites. Nr all amen. $500/mo incl uitls. Avail now. 604-970-5786

CLOVERDALE 1 Bdrm bsmt ste in new home, avail now. Ns/np $600 incl all utils/net/cble. 604-307-9537.

TRANSPORTATION


28 Surrey/North Delta Leader Tuesday, April 23, 2013

presents

Be the change A DAY OF PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT “You must be the change you want to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

DATE: May 3, 2013 TIME: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm LOCATION: Langley Events Centre, 7888 200 Street Langley, BC Me to We: How One Person Can Make a World of Difference

Craig Kielburger

Motivating Marginalized Students for Success

Dr. Victor Rios

Co-founder of Free the Children & We Day

Former LA gang member, now Professor of Sociology & authority on gangs and marginalized youth

What Do You Want to Do Before You Die?

Person Centered Thinking and Planning for Everyone

Stars of MTV reality television show, “The Buried Life” and New York Times bestselling authors.

Co-developer of Person Centred Thinking

The Buried Life

Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Dr. V. Mark Durand

World-renowned authority on autism & author of “Optimistic Parenting: Hope & Help for You & Your Challenging Child”

Michael Smull

After the Event: BOOK SIGNING with Craig Kielburger, The Buried Life, Dr. Victor Rios & Dr. V. Mark Durand

Opportunities Fair:

If our inspirational speakers inspire you to “be the change,” our Opportunities Fair can help you to put change into action. Over twenty organizations dedicated to supporting others will be exhibiting at the Symposium (from 8:30 am until 4 pm). Ranging from charity and volunteering to education and careers, the Opportunities Fair will provide you with a diverse set of life-changing options. Please come and support the inspirational work of our Opportunities Fair partners.

www.kinsmenlodge.org

POPARD

Vancouver, British Columbia

ADMISSION IS FREE

For more information or to pre-register online: www.bethechangesymposium.com Pre-registration required if you want to reserve a seat and/or receive a professional development certificate. Media Sponsors:

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