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School district has funding for wage hikes MONIQUE TAMMINGA Times Reporter

Langley School District has budgeted to pay for negotiated wage increases for its support staff, says board of education chair Wendy Johnson. “We had directed our secretarytreasurer to create a savings plan to find the money within our budget,” said Johnson. “We paid off our deficit in June so we don’t have a lot of money but we have enough.” She stressed that the money used to pay for the wage increases will not impact classrooms. “But our savings plan we are proposing still needs to be approved by the Ministry of Education,” said Johnson. “Ideally government should pay for wage increases but we are given this framework,” she added. A tentative two-year contract has been reached between the BC Public School Employers’ Association and CUPE BC, effectively halting a strike of 33,000 unionized public school staff in the province. On Tuesday, teachers had been told (by CUPE members) to expect a strike as early as Monday. CUPE BC represents 27,000 of the set-to-strike workers. The new deal provides union members a 3.5 per cent wage increase over the two years of the contract —one per cent on July 1, 2013 (retroactive), two per cent on Feb. 1, 2014, and 0.5 per cent on May 1, 2014. The deal, which would begin on July 1, 2012, is set to expire on June 30, 2014. Both sides have yet to ratify the deal.

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Riding to fight cancer. Left to right, Langley RCMP Constables Keith Rogers, Karen Cyer and Craig van Herk are wearing beads that record the number of times they’ve ridden and the names of the children they are riding for among other things.

Child’s smile is only reward Cops for Cancer rider needs Langley RCMP officer marks 10th year of involvement with fundraising bicycle ride MONIQUE TAMMINGA Times Reporter

On Thursday morning, rain or shine, the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley ride to fight childhood cancers will launch its nine-day, 800 km ride, in Langley. It will mark Langley RCMP Const. Craig van Herk’s 10th year of involvement. He hasn’t ridden for the past several years, but has been behind the scenes organizing and providing support along the way. Despite the incredible number of hours it takes away from family time, van Herk

said he likely will be involved for another 10 years — for one very good reason. “When you meet a kid going through all the horrible things cancer brings to them and you see them smile — well that’s just it for me. “A smile from a child is great motivation to keep riding, to keep fundraising.” And raise funds, police do. Last year, Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley raised $420,000 for pediatric cancer research and for the Canadian Cancer Society’s Camp GoodTimes. Over the years, Cops for Cancer across

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Rescue workers prepare to transport an Abbotsford man from the scene of a single vehicle crash in Langley at 204 Street and 62 Avenue Sunday afternoon to a waiting helicopter. It’s believed the driver crashed because of a medical condition. The man later died.

Medical reason likely cause of fatal crash DAN FERGUSON Times Reporter

A 57-year-old Abbotsford man has died after losing control of his car, crossing four lanes of traffic, hitting a tree and stopping short of a building just north of the 204 Street overpass on Sunday. Langley RCMP believe the man suffered a major medical condition, like a heart attack, before his vehicle started crossing over a meridian and into oncoming traffic, said Const. Craig van Herk. He was airlifted to hospital but died en route, said police. The accident happened at 3 p.m. on 204

Street near 62 Avenue. An eyewitness told The Times the man may have suffered a heart attack or some other medical emergency. She said two people with first aid kits also witnessed the crash and looked after the driver until paramedics arrived on the scene. One of the first people to the scene had his level 3 industrial first aid and tried to help the man, said van Herk. No one else was injured in the crash. Rescue workers could be seen performing chest compressions on the driver before an air ambulance helicopter landed at a nearby parking lot.

The Township of Langley is asking the B.C. Supreme Court to overturn an order by the provincial Information and Privacy Commissioner, even though it has already obeyed the order in question. Preliminary versions of a storm water management plan for the Athenry Development  project in Willoughby were handed over to civil engineer Jacob de Raadt before lawyer James Goulden filed a court application against their release on behalf of the Township. Goulden, a senior litigator with Vancouver law firm Bull Housser and Tupper, told The Times the documents were provided to de Raadt to show “respect” for the commissioner’s decision while the legal action was launched because the order could set a problem-creating precedent if it is allowed to stand. “We’re not trying to keep them [the Athenry documents] a secret,” Goulden told The Times during a telephone interview on Thursday. He said the court application was not a lawsuit directed against either de Raadt or the commissioner, but a petition requesting the court to rule on an “important” issue raised by the order. The Township application argues requiring it to release the draft versions of the documents sets a precedent that, among other things, could make it difficult for the municipality to keep its position secret during bargaining with outside contractors.

“This issue needs to be decided by the court,” Goulden said. Neither de Raadt nor the commissioner’s office has replied to the Township court application yet. No date for a court hearing has been set. de Raadt, who represents residents opposed to the planned Athenry condos and cultural centre, was banned from attending Township council meetings last year following complaints by some council members about his behaviour. At the time, de Raadt was also warned in writing to “cease publishing or delivering any defamatory or racist communications in respect of the Township, current or past staff or elected officials” and told all future communication with the Township must go through Bull Housser and Tupper. In a letter to council, Goulden said de Raadt made a number of “inappropriate” remarks in communications to the Township, including a reference to one person’s Irish ancestry. de Raadt has refused to comment on the allegations. Council also voted last year to have Bull Housser and Tupper send a letter to nine other people who oppose the Athenry project, advising them to direct all future correspondence to the law firm. Mayor Jack Froese said the nine were told to go through their lawyers because they had sued the Township and even though they had abandoned the lawsuit, there was still the possibility it could be revived.

158 tickets handed out in distracted driving blitz MONIQUE TAMMINGA Times Reporter

The Langley plainclothes police officer hadn’t even set up at the Husky gas station at Fraser Highway and Highway 10, and already he had spotted a driver texting on Tuesday afternoon. Like shooting fish in a barrel, Langley RCMP were pulling over vehicle after vehicle, with drivers being handed down a $167 ticket for texting or talking on their cellphones. In just four hours (two hours each day), the teams issued 158 violation tickets, made arrests for drug possession, prohib-

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Police are in the midst of a monthlong crackdown targeting drivers who are still using cellphones while behind the wheel. Distracted driving is the third leading cause of fatal car crashes in B.C., behind speeding and impaired driving. “There is truly nothing worse than having to be that police officer knocking on that door at night. I don’t think people realize how dangerous texting can be,” said van Herk. Between 2008 and 2012, 91 people were killed in B.C. due to driver distractions, such as using a hand-held electronic device while driving, said ICBC.

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RCMP and municipal police “from Ocean to Mountains.” have partnered with ICBC for the distracted drivers campaign. “It’s a co-ordinated effort to change drivers’ behaviour,” said Cassap. Volunteers from Cell Watch, similar to Speed Watch, will also be out documenting the license plates of distracted drivers. A 2012 Ipsos Reid survey, conducted on behalf of ICBC, showed that B.C. drivers consider texting while driving to be just as risky as drinking and driving, yet 40 per cent of those who own cell phones admit they’ve used their hand-held phone while driving.

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“We don’t use any of the donor money for accommodations or food along the nine days of riding,” said van Herk. That means they hope for sponsors like hotels to put them up. But for a few of the nights on this tour, they will be sleeping on the floor of a rec centre. “After riding 135 km in a day, a bed is really comforting but we recognize we aren’t here for our comfort,” he said. “Even riding in the rain, which is what we mostly do, is nothing compared to what these kids go through.” The 26-member team and their full police escorts will visit six schools and several community locations, including the Coast Capital Walnut Grove and 200 Street branches. If you would like to make a donation visit copsforcancerbc. ca.

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The ride, that kicks off at Aldergrove Secondary, will see cops ride for nine days, covering 800 km of road and speaking at dozens of schools. They will travel through several communities including Surrey, Delta, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Maple Ridge, Mission, Hope and Boston Bar. Unfortunately, the tour has five memorial stops to honour junior members who have died of cancer, said van Herk. Aldergrove’s Teresa Sperger will again greet the Cops for Cancer riding team at Shortreed Elementary in memory of her son Christopher, who passed away six years ago after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was a student at Shortreed. Hanging in van Herk’s office is a framed picture of Sperger and him.

Sperger was one of the first junior members van Herk got to know and shared a bond with. “Christopher was a really special kid and losing him has been really tough,” said van Herk, a father of two. Each police officer, auxiliary member and emergency personnel involved in the ride has to do their own fundraising through the year, through car washes, head shaves, barbecues, and any fundraisers at the detachment. Community sponsors also give generously with donations, said van Herk. Mark Peterse, an auxiliary officer who co-owns the family-run Cedarbrook Bakery in Brookswood, had done all his fundraising and training and was ready to join the ride again this year. But two weeks ago, he was called to training at the RCMP’s Depot in Regina.

Several people from one vehicle, including two children, were taken to hospital after a collision in the 22400 block of 56 Avenue on Friday night. Just before 7 p.m., two Honda compact cars collided, sending a grey Honda Civic into the ditch. That vehicle carried four people. The female driver was airlifted to hospital with broken bones. The passenger was taken to hospital

with facial injuries. A boy and girl were in the back. Both were taken to Langley Memorial Hospital. The girl may have had a bone broken and the boy was taken for observation, said Langley RCMP. The investigation into this crash is still in its early stages but alcohol or drugs don’t appear to be factors. The lone occupant of the other Honda wasn’t injured.

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roof of a major shift in the general attitude towards First Nations people came Sunday, with some 70,000 people taking part in a truth and reconciliation walk, part of a series of events in B.C. set up by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The commission was set up following an historic apology by the federal government in 2008 to First Nations people who either attended residential schools, or suffered from the effects of that failed government policy. In other words, the apology was offered to almost every individual of First Nations ancestry in the country. Residential schools were part of an overall federal government policy designed to integrate and assimilate native people into the Caucasian mainstream. Young natives were not allowed to speak their own languages and learn about their culture, and families were deliberately broken up. These were done on the premise that native people and their culture, which stretched back for millennia, were of little worth when compared to European culture. At the same time, there was a strong element of greed within this policy, because the people of British and French ancestry who had settled Canada in the 1800s wanted most of the native land and resources for themselves. Churches were used as the instruments of this policy, with church leaders believing this was an opportunity to turn First Nations people into European Christians who would have no interest in their own background or spiritual traditions. Of course, as has been proven in countries all over the world, this policy was an abject failure. But even worse than that, it did lasting harm to the fundamental institution of the family in almost every native community. When coupled with the paternalistic welfare system that continues today under the outdated Indian Act, this policy has caused tremendous harm to generations of First Nations. But many individuals, and some pioneering First Nations groups, are changing this negative into a positive. They are using their education, culture and skills to create more opportunities for themselves and their fellow native people. All levels of government now know they must consider the effect on native people before undergoing any major economic or social initiative. First Nations people are now partners in Canadian society, as they always should have been.

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the party. ver the past two years, One of the things that he I’ve had numerous opporemphasized was the concept that tunities to talk to NDP From ridings like Langley were winleader Adrian Dix as he visited the Editor nable for the NDP, and that more Langley. He has visited this community FRANKBUCHOLTZ resources needed to be put into these ridings. This was evident far more than any other NDP leader in my memory. He has come to nomina- in the last election, when more money was tion meetings, general NDP events and election spent on NDP campaigns in the two Langley ridings than has been the case for decades. rallies. His predecessor, Carole James, either He believed, and I think he is correct, that never came here in her eight years as leader or more voters who are likely to lean NDP were flew completely under the radar. She seemed to have little interest in issues that were of con- moving into Langley each year. Vote totals in both federal and past provincial campaigns cern to people in this community. bear out this contention. Just one example — when the Port Mann Unfortunately, the NDP ran one of the Bridge twinning project was proposed, James worst campaigns ever in the May provincial was against it, stating there was no need to election. Their vote totals in Langley were improve traffic flow on Highway 1. affected by this. Dix must take some of the I first met Dix when he was the health blame and has now resigned as leader. critic and came here to speak on behalf of The party refused to focus on the shortLangley NDP candidate Kathleen Stephany, comings of the governing BC Liberals and in the run-up to the 2009 provincial election. sent very mixed messages about what it Dix was a very effective health critic, and would do to develop the B.C. economy. With pointed out numerous inadequacies in how a more focused campaign, and some concrete the province was dealing with a wide variety steps to prove to skeptical voters that the of health issues. When the NDP went into a leadership race, NDP would create an atmosphere conducive to creating jobs, the party would have done after James was publicly knifed by several of her MLAs, Dix was one of a number of candi- much better. The problems the NDP face go much dates to replace her. deeper than Dix, one of the smartest politiHe and others came here to speak to NDP cians I’ve ever met. The NDP is an amalgam members, and in its usual tradition of openof public sector and private sector unions, ness and hospitality, the party invited the environmentalists, social activists, small town media to come to these events. I attended residents and urban professionals. meetings with Dix, Mike Farnworth and John There is little they agree on, and the parHorgan, and was impressed with all of them. ty’s muddled campaign reflected their mudDix eventually beat out Farnworth for the leadership and set about putting his stamp on dled philosophy. Dix was collateral damage. www. l a n g l e y t i m e s . com Contact us Main line ........................................... 604-533-4157 Classifieds.......................................... 604-575-5555

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hould we be concerned that NDP leader Adrian Dix is stepping down? After all, other than the election campaign, he only worked 36 days last year. Slacker. Hold on. All the other MLAs only worked 36 days last year too. The Liberals have decided to cancel the fall sitting of the Legislature. It’s become commonplace to avoid, as much as possible, having the Legislature sit, likely because there the Opposition asks pointed questions the Liberals would rather not answer. After the Globe and Mail wrote a scathing piece about the cancellation of the fall sitting, Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Rustad made the following post on his Facebook page: “The Globe (and me, obviously) seems to think the Leg is a stage for the opposition and the columnists.” His rationale works because the governing Liberals don’t seem to think the Legislature is a place for them. It sparked a pretty good debate on his Facebook page. The following post from Rustad summed everything up. “My final word on this topic: Here’s my schedule for next week – Mon. on the road by 5:30 a.m., travel, meeting at 9, UBCM panel on reconciliation at 10, caucus meeting from 9 to 1 p.m., meetings from 2 till 5 then 3+ receptions that I’m expected to drop into going from 5 till 9. Tue, 7:30 to 12:30 Truth and Reconciliation paddle and TRC ceremony, 9 meetings from 1:30 till 5 p.m. then 5+ receptions that I’m supposed to support...” Rustad completely misses the point. No one questions that MLAs and certainly cabinet ministers are busy. We’re all busy. The question is whether we’re busy doing the right things. We elect MLAs to debate and vote on issues facing our province and, at the same time, be held accountable for the decisions they make that affect our lives. Attending functions and meetings is certainly important, but it shouldn’t be the most important part of an MLA’s job. Representing their constituents in the Legislature should be. —Prince George Free Press The Langley Times is a member of the British Columbia Press Council, a self-regulatory body governing the province’s newspaper industry. The council considers complaints from the public about the conduct of member newspapers. Directors oversee the mediation of complaints, with input from both the newspaper and the complaint holder. If talking with the editor or publisher does not resolve your complaint about coverage or story treatment, you may contact the B.C. Press Council. Your written concern, with documentation, should be sent within 45 days to B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby St., Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www. bcpresscouncil.org


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Safety concerns for Mountain students Editor: As a resident of the Willoughby area with three children in the school system, I must draw your attention to a serious and growing traffic safety problem in the R.E. Mountain area, specifically on 202A Street between 74 Avenue and the southern entrance of the school. This section of roadway has no safe pedestrian access and extremely poor lighting, forcing children to walk in competition with vehicles. With no alternative pedestrian access routes to the surrounding residential developments, there have been several close calls and near-misses. Parents are requesting an immediate solution. At one time, with limited density and development, when drivers were less distracted and there were a reasonable number of children in the area, it was not as serious a problem. This has changed, and we are seeking a solution before a tragedy occurs. With morning and after-school activities during the winter months, children are forced to walk down these streets in darkness, compounding the risk further. Even during peak school traffic times in daylight, children are risking their lives. Personally, I have witnessed several nearaccidents on this stretch of roadway. I have spoken to several other parents who are afraid to let their children walk to school due to this issue. Substantial traffic growth has occurred on 202A Street due to the following:

- the opening and continued development of the Langley Events Centre area, with access directly to and from 202A; - congestion and construction in the 208 Street corridor, driving traffic onto 202A via 80 and 74A Avenues; - maturity of families in Willoughby and surrounding neighbourhoods; and - continued development of residential areas in the surrounding neighbourhoods, and increased school populations. All stakeholders are well aware of these issues as the school system and infrastructure struggles to keep pace with development. The Township has recognized the need to work more closely with the school district, and this is one area with an immediate need. R.E. Mountain is bursting at the seams with over 1,100 students in a building designed for far fewer students. We have been told the Township will not develop the sidewalks until development occurs adjacent to the roadway, yet council continues to approve development outside the immediate school area. Without mature infrastructure, students must choose to walk down undeveloped roads or rely on vehicles for transportation, further exacerbating the traffic problem. Although we understand development costs and infrastructure stress is an issue for any growing community, it seems irresponsible to allow this situation to continue, knowing the epicentre of a community is the school,

where there is a concentration of traffic and pedestrians. Here are some simple and cost-effective temporary solutions available: - place temporary cement barriers or high visibility traffic control stanchions between the traffic lane and shoulder; - request a low speed zone be established; - place speed bumps along the road; - build a temporary asphalt sidewalk away from the roadway; and - place a low-rise asphalt divider between the lane and shoulder. We have been told temporary barriers are not considered adequate, due to snow clearing issues. I suggest this is a small problem, especially when the safety of the children over the year is compared to the scope of the snow clearing risk. These ideas should not be rejected so quickly by Township officials without considering the safety of the children. A Facebook page called RE Mountain Student Safety Now has been set up. As elected representatives of our municipal government with the power to help, I ask Langley Township council to recognize your responsibility, and protect our children. Let us do this now before a tragedy forces them to answer the question of why they did not act sooner. Dan Hunter, Langley

Some parting thoughts about Langley politics Editor: We finally broke ties with Langley Township after 40 years. We have sold our home in Aldergrove and are moving to Bradner in Abbotsford. It’s time to reflect on the two Langleys. Instead of common sense, we have organized disarray for someone’s gain We also have a lot of congestion and confusion. Abbotsford is not exempt from this syndrome. We are in the process of restoring my wife’s parents’ mobile home to today’s standards. We stripped it to the walls, upgraded everything to 2013 standards and added a gable roof to make it modern and appeal-

ing. That’s precisely what needs to be done to our Canadian constitution. I recently read the book The Big Shift, which contains thoughts on future Canadian trends. I am concerned about the attitude of deterioration in our communities. We have become victims of inadequate political management, with little planning for responsible outcomes. The name of the game is manipulate and tax, tax, tax. Bradner is very rural, but is seen as a cash cow for city hall. This is tolerated, because many people don’t care. The press must point out inadequacies and hold these

people to at least some accountability. Some politicians in the Township of Langley have used the press for their own purposes — people like Councillor Kim Richter and Councillor Grant Ward. Council and the administration must be challenged to keep our stewards in line — for the good of all. I wish to thank you for publishing my letters over the years. I believe that our democracy will only be preserved by standing up to the status quo — elected or otherwise. Harvey D. Schultz, Abbotsford

Many animals falling through the cracks Editor: As we’ve all noticed, the wildlife population seems to have tripled around Langley City due to the animals being displaced with the ever-increasing construction of bigger and better housing. As the homeless animal population swells in search of new digs, they are being met with the disdain of the property owners whose land they were unfortunate enough to cross. I have seen and heard of coyotes caught in illegal leghold traps, raccoon families burning in chimneys as people start their The

fireplaces, and the constant screech of brakes as vehicles try to avoid everything from ducks on the road to opossums to squirrels. But what’s to be done? Last week, I had occasion to search for assistance myself, as a peacock came strutting into our yard. As peacocks are not native to B.C., I knew he would not survive the winter. I called the SPCA, LAPS, Critter Care, and Mountainview Conservation Centre. All were very polite, but none would help. Not surprisingly, many people I spoke

to have similar stories to tell, as they too required aid in dealing with wild animals from time to time. The above organizations profess to care so much for animal welfare, yet do nothing when approached. This is so frustrating in a time when native habitat is being torn asunder and there’s such a need for real animal rescue. Wake up people. It’s time to organize and build a rescue shelter for all animals, not just a chosen few. Maureen Miller, Langley

Plenty spent on court battles Editor: Re: Langley Township sues over FOI request, (The Times, Sept. 19). This article begs the question: What is the Township council doing that must be so protected and kept secret? Is the requested information unavailable to only Mr. de Raadt, or to the general public also? Council spends a lot of our tax money in court battles. John Winter, Langley

Give back our streets Editor: I have lived in Fort Langley for 40 years, and nothing except taxes and traffic have increased. Our council does not seem to care about the security of our residents, only developers. Why will they not spend money on infrastructure? Our aging population (the ones who live here and pay taxes) get nothing. The roads are patched but worn with cracks on most of our streets, except for the elite downtown area. Sidewalks are a laughing matter. With luck, there is a white line on the road which cars park on. Streets are almost too narrow for cars to pass and we are expected to walk on them. School kids are forced to walk to school on 88 Avenue, on a sidewalk narrow enough that single file is necessary. They also have to duck under tree branches. Trattle Street sidewalk is part of the road with holes and broken pavement with puddles in the rainy season. For health reasons, I like to walk, but I shouldn’t have to drive out of town to do it. The people of Fort Langley should drive their cars downtown and fill the parking area. We could do our walking in the only area of the Fort not swept under the carpet. There isn’t a day that we haven’t had to dive off the road because of traffic, including buses. Bruce Johnson, Fort Langley

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Get a head start on optimal health When it comes to maintaining good health, think of your body as a vehicle that will cruise into the future. If you want to avoid any road bumps, running out of fuel or risk fatal crash, it’s important to keep preventive care in mind.

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With medical research advancing in leaps and bounds, people are now living a lot longer than they used to – this is especially true right here in B.C. According to the province’s most recent vital statistics report, we’re living longer than any of our fellow Canadians in neighbouring provinces. The 140th edition of the report by the Vital Statistics Agency notes that life expectancy climbed to 82 years, up from 81.7 years – the oldest person to die in 2011 lived to be 112 years. While we are celebrating far more birthdays than our ancestors, quantity of life doesn’t always measure up with quality. One may live to 95, but have various health ailments that keep them from enjoying the simplest day-today activities. When it comes to maintaining good health, think of your body as a vehicle that will cruise into the future. If you want to avoid any road bumps, running out of fuel or risk fatal crash, it’s important to keep preventive care in mind. Under the proverbial hood of good health three are major areas from the neck up that can reveal various health issues. Proper preventative care of your eyes, ears and teeth will keep you motoring full-speed-ahead into the next decade or longer.

EYES When’s the last time you had your eyes checked? The truth is most neglect visiting the optometrist until there is an issue with their vision, which can prove to be quite the gamble. Dr. Eva Kalicinsky, the owner of Brookswood Optometry, says annual eye exams are not only for eye health – they maintain general health as well. “Everything in our bodies is connected and can be the “window” to our overall health,” said the Langley optometrist. “Optometrists can help in detecting Type 2 Diabetes, high blood pressure, brain tumors, vascular diseases and cancer of the eye.” While most people see their general practitioner and dentist once a year – the eye exam should be a part

of the yearly check, notes Dr. Kalicinsky. “We should not wait until a problem surfaces and causes serious damage. There are a lot of silent eye diseases that do not have obvious symptoms in the early stages,” she noted. A thorough eye exam helps identify the condition before it becomes too advanced and permanent damage has occurred. “I think any disease that affects one’s vision is serious, but there are varying degrees of eye diseases,” said Dr. Kalicinsky. “I have seen severe vision loss in individuals from Type 2 Diabetes who did not even know they were diabetic.” It’s not just adults who are advised to have their k continued on next page

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canal. This is preceded by a test called a Tympanogram, which checks the eardrum to make sure it is functioning properly. “A Tympanogram can check for holes that may exist on the eardrum and can also check for things obstructing the movement of the ear drum such as ear wax which can sometimes cause a temporary hearing loss.” Upon completion of the hearing test, Gallick is able to determine if the hearing loss is a medically induced loss (such as an infection/ear wax) or if the hearing loss is a nerve induced loss, which is a permanent hearing loss. “If the hearing loss happens to be one of a medical nature, we would then encourage the client to see their family physician to seek a referral for an ear specialist.” Oftentimes people joke about having a hearing loss, but in reality it can be a debilitating condition, says Gallick. Many of the people she sees on a day-to-day basis tell her that their hearing loss has caused them to become distant with loved ones. “They find themselves withdrawing from certain situations because their hearing loss does not

allow them to follow what people are saying.” To avoid falling into the latter category, Gallick encourages anyone who has yet to have their hearing checked to book an appointment. “Life is too short to withdraw yourself from family, fun and social environments –at any age,” she said. “I have clients in their 80s and 90s who are still very socially active.” TEETH Your mouth is another gateway to good overall health – that’s if you take proper care of it. While it’s easy to neglect oral hygiene, not taking care of those pearly whites can cause a lot of problems down the road such as gum disease, periodontal and cavities leading to deterioration of teeth. “These problems can cause systemic issues such as heart disease, says Dr. Sanjit Kooner of the Murrayville Dental Clinic., who has been able to detect both diabetes and heart disease as a result of examining the mouths of his patients. “A number of patients who have poor oral health, cavities and gum problems were also k continued on next page

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or anyone hard of hearing, the world can be a lonely place. In addition to feeling out of the loop amongst family and friends, untreated hearing loss can leave one feeling depressed and disconnected from their surroundings. At Ears Hearing Langley, Kim Galick and her team provide exceptional hearing health care on a professional, yet personal basis to every patient who walks through the door. Even family members who are affected by their loved one's hearing loss benefit from this small clinic with a big heart. "I take great pride with the service that I provide to my patients hearing health care needs and to their family members," said Galick, who has been a registered hearing instrument specialist with the College of Speech and Hearing Professionals of B.C. for the past 18 years. "Many people who know me and are colleagues of mine have heard me say a thousand times, 'I would never provide a product to a client that I wouldn't feel comfortable providing to my own parents or grandparents.'' Galick opened her business – a full-service audiology clinic providing free hearing tests, hearing aids and hearing protection – on the corner of Langley's historic Salt Lane and 56 Ave. last April. "I am blessed to be the owner of Ears Hearing Langley," she said of the independent and locally owned hearing clinic. "Because we are independently owned, when you come to Ears Hearing Langley, you will be given an honest answer of which hearing aid/which manufactures would be best suited for your needs. I feel that customer service is a thing of the past in many industries, including the hearing healthcare industry. My intention is to bring that back – at least at my clinic!" Any adult who is concerned about their hearing should be tested, according to Galick, who notes that tests are always complimentary at her clinic. "Depending on the outcome of the results – if person's hearing is normal or possibly borderline normal, we recommend bi-annual re-testing. If the test results show that there is hearing loss of some degree, we will discuss the concerns the client has about their hearing, and if a hearing aid is suitable, we will discuss all options available." When it comes to hearing aids, there is no one-size-fits-all, Galick explains. "All hearing aids are based on a prescription – very similar to eye glasses – so when a hearing aid is recommended, we take several things into consideration such as lifestyle, dexterity requirements and budget. And for anyone who has difficulty getting to appointments, Ears Hearing Langley is more than happy to arrange transportation to their clinic.

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Natural or artificial sweeteners – how to choose

Jessica Young, a registered dietician from Langley advises her clients to stick with sugar derived from nature for optimum nutrition. “Naturally occurring sugars that are found in fresh foods such as fruits and dairy products are best because with them, you are getting other valuable nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, fibre (in fruit) and protein (in dairy),” she said. Many believe they are making the healthy choice by optioning for yellow sugar or brown in replacement of white, however, all three are equivalent, notes Young. “Yellow and brown sugar are made by boiling refinery cane syrup until brown sugar crystals form by blending white sugar with molasses,” she said. “The amount of molasses is insignificant in the nutritional profile of the sugar when compared to white sugar.” The first artificial sweetener was marketed in the early 1900s’ – today there are several varieties to choose from. Although you often get less calories by using artificial sweeteners, Young advices consum-

ers to use sparingly. “Really, you are only tricking you brain that you have had something sweet and are not reducing your taste buds craving for sweet things,” she said, also noting that artificial sweeteners do have a role as an alternative for individuals with diabetes and glucose intolerance to reduce the impact of sweetened foods on blood sugar levels.” Studies have also show that sugar activates an area of the brain associated with reward, while artificial sweeteners do not, notes Young who also questions its use. “Is that artificially sweetened food truly satisfying your craving?” Some important facts about artificial sweeteners to consider: • Sugar contains 48 calories per tablespoon; • Coconut sugar is equal in calories to sugar yet has a lower glycemic index; • Agave contains 60 calories/tablespoon yet is 1.5 times sweeter than sugar so you

should be able to use less of it. Agave is also high in fructose, which has a low glycemic index but is linked to diabetes, obesity, heart disease and metabolic syndrome; • Stevia contains no sugar and is 10-15 times sweeter than sugar so use sparingly; • Xylitol is a sugar alcohol and contains around 32 calories/tablespoon and has a lower gylcemic index. As with any sugar alcohol, too much can cause intestinal upset (gas, bloating, diarrhea). With perks and pitfalls of both natural and artificial sweeteners, how do you choose? Young advises her clients to take a good look at what they typically eat in a day to help make their decision. “Do you eat mostly fresh, whole foods? Are your meals and snacks filled with vegetables, fruits, dairy, meats, fish, beans, lentils, nuts, seeds and whole grains? If the answer is no, then you may be filling up on food low in nu-

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After a beautiful summer in the Fraser Valley, it is that time again to get the family organized for the school year. As good parents, we are concerned with the health, happiness, and success of our children. From a dental perspective we are all aware of the importance of planning regular check-ups to identify and treat the common diseases of the teeth and gums. A nasty infection, or toothache, runs the risk of missing that important math test, field trip, or (yikes!) the school dance where they are planning to approach that cute boy or girl. The thing that most parents (and even some doctors) don’t understand is the role that growth and development of the jaws can play in proper mental and emotional function. This is especially true when it comes to the reciprocal relationship between dental development and the upper airway. A restricted airway, as in allergies for example, can result in oral (mouth) breathing which, in turn, results in collapsed dental arches. Collapsed dental arches reduce the amount of space for the tongue so that it sits backward and, in turn, further restricts the airway and promotes even more mouth breathing. Drs. H. Torre and J.A. Alarcon stated in their Sept. 2012 paper that “Children who breathe orally generally have an increased frequency of sleep disorders, obstructive sleep apnea, sleep-related breathing disorders, restlessness, excessive daytime sleepiness, lack of attention, behavioral and neurocognitive abnormalities, and DECREASED SCHOOL PERFORMANCE.” They also concluded that orthodontic treatment to expand the dental arches resulted in SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVED SCHOOL PERFORMANCE. Follow this checklist to help your child have a great school year: - Book a check-up and cleaning with your dentist. - Refocus on good oral hygiene habits. Kids 8 y.o. and under need you to help them out! - In the lunch box avoid sweet and starchy snacks. - Observe your child for mouth breathing and snoring. - Have the teeth checked for signs of collapse. - Get the dental arches expanded and WATCH YOUR CHILD EXCEL!! ADVERTORIAL

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The Prodigy returns The Abbotsford Youth Orchestra presents: The Prodigy, Kevin Chen Director: Calvin Dyck

Eight-year-old pianist Kevin Chen is being described as a modern-day Mozart

Friday, Oct. 4, 7 p.m., South Abbotsford Church, 32424 Huntingdon Road Tickets: Adults $20; Students $10 (plus applicable taxes/fees) Kings Music or House of James Sunday, Oct. 6, 3 p.m. Langley Community Music School, 4899 207 St. Langley Tickets:  Adults $21; Students $11 (includes tax). Tickets available in person from LCMS Payment by cash or cheque; no advance reservations by phone.

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hat was fun. Let’s do it again!” said young prodigy pianist Kevin Chen last year after his first ever performance with an orchestra. Now, at only eight years old, Kevin is returning to play with the Abbotsford Youth Orchestra (AYO) — but this time, he’s bringing his own symphonic compositions. Langley audiences will get another chance to hear Kevin play, when he returns to the stage at Langley Community Music School on Sunday, Oct. 6, nearly a year after his first performance in Rose Gellert Hall. For someone who’s been around for less than a decade, Kevin already has an impressive number of accomplishments under his belt. “After getting his ARCT (Association of the Royal Conservatory of Toronto) diploma in June and placing first in the Canadian Music Competition in Montreal this summer, Kevin decided to write a couple of symphonies,” said AYO director, Calvin Dyck. “He was inspired by the orchestra last year, so this year he is coming back for the AYO to play his first ever symphony — in a world premiere.”

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This shy, very childlike and innocent young boy is a highly unusual talent, and because he is so very small, when he is at the piano he requires a box with a system of levers that are his equivalent of pedals. “Kevin is akin to Mozart with his incredible capacity for absorbing and

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Eight-year-old piano prodigy Kevin Chen has been compared to Mozart, because of his capacity for absorbing and memorizing music in a very short time. memorizing music in a very short period of time,” said Dyck. “He hears the music in his head when he looks at a score and while he is composing. He has a mature musical sensitivity that you usually only see in a seasoned artist; and he handles technical and musical intricacies with amazing ease.”

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While his solo piano writing is like that of a Chopin nocturne, Kevin’s symphonies are in the style of Mozart. “They are very melodic and immediate,” says Dyck. “He uses similar orchestrations to Mozart. That’s where his musical love is today, but as he grows older I imagine he will become interested in other styles.”

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At age five Kevin began music studies; at six he was the youngest person in Canada to take and pass the Grade 9 Royal Conservatory of Music exams; at age seven he passed his Grade 10 (with first-class honours); and now he has his ARTC diploma — and he’s only eight.

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His last performance in Abbotsford went really well — so well, in fact, that he received standing ovations and audience members wanted their picture taken with him. “A film crew came out to make a documentary, and music teachers brought along their students,” said Dyck. “There’s a real fascination with his talent.”

Colleen Athparia, Kevin’s teacher, will also be performing along with Dyck.  An international artist, author and RCM adjudicator, Colleen is a sought after teacher at the Mount Royal Conservatory, and considered one of Canada’s top four pianists of contemporary music.

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“While the AYO will be playing excerpts from Kevin’s First Symphony, and accompanying him on Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23, we are also doing the Overture to Rossini’s comedic opera The Barber of Seville,” Dyck said. “This is one of the most loved and best recognized works in the classical/ opera repertoire, thanks in part to its use in countless movies, commercials, and of course, a Bugs Bunny cartoon.”

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• The Langley Times • Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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Rose Gellert, Café Classico seasons return to LCMS Langley Community Music School’s two concert series are launching this autumn, beginning with Rose Gellert Hall season premiere — cellist Paul Marleyn and pianist Mauro Bertoli, this Saturday, Sept. 28.  The artists will present stirring and epic Russian masterpieces of the cello literature.      “We are delighted to open our season with Paul Marleyn, who is a professor at University of Ottawa,” said Elizabeth Bergmann, LCMS artistic director, concerts.  “The school is connected with him as a few of our graduating students have continued their postsecondary studies with Marleyn in Ottawa.  We are excited to welcome him and his piano partner Mauro Bertoli to our school,” said Bergmann.    “This excellent concert is just the beginning of our stellar 2013-14 season,” she added. “Concert enthusiasts can also expect a variety of genres and styles of music ranging from groups like the famous New Orford Quartet to a night of jazz.” The Rose Gellert Hall series continues with the New Orford Quartet on Oct. 19, followed by Daniel Bolshoy, guitar on March 1. The final concert of the series takes place on May 3, with Vancouver’s own vocal ensemble Musica Intima.

Rose Gellert Hall series performances begin at 7:30 p.m. The Concerts Café Classico season begins with Standing Wave, Vancouver’s cutting-edge chamber ensemble on Nov. 24. LCMS Chamber Players take the stage on Jan. 12, with a sizzling program titled “L’histoire du Tango” featuring faculty members Joel Stobbe, cello, Marcel Bergmann, piano, and Paolo Bortolussi, flute. The series continues on Feb. 2 with pianist Doug Johnson, known internationally as the original keyboardist for the band, Loverboy. LCMS Chamber Players return to the stage on March 9, with a program featuring works by Beethoven, Brahms, and Part. LCMS welcomes soprano Stacie Dunlop on April 13, with a concert titled “Kafka Fragments.” The series closes with a Night Jazz Café featuring Alisia Lyne, voice, Jodi Proznick, bass, Jillian Lebeck, piano, and Jimmy D. Lane, guitar. Concerts Café Classico performances start with Coffee and Commentary at 3 p.m., followed by the concert at 4 p.m. Night Jazz Café on April 13, begins with Coffee and Commentary at 7 p.m., with the concert starting at 8 p.m.  continued, PAGE 23

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Foyer art call issued The Langley Centennial Museum is once again offering its Foyer Art Program, and is inviting artists to submit photographs of recent artwork, in any medium, for consideration in the Foyer Art program. Although preference will be given to locals, the program is open to artists from across the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley.

Exhibition space is available in the Langley Centennial Museum, and the small space available can accommodate between three and 10 pieces of artwork. “It’s a great opportunity for artists, particularly new artists, to get some exposure in the community, but to also get some insight into the exhibiting process,” says

the museum’s curator, Kobi Christian. The museum plans to display the artists’ works in two-month time slots. Pick up an entry form, or download one from the museum’s website at langleymuseum.org. The deadline for applications is Oct. 21. Contact Christian at 604-532-3536 or kchristian@tol.ca.

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Season subscriptions are available at 15 per cent off regular ticket prices. Rose Gellert Hall subscriptions are $82 adults, $73 seniors, and $58 students. Regular tickets range from $22 to $30 adults, $20 to $25 seniors, and $16 to $20 students. Concerts Café Classico subscrip-

tions are available for $77 adults, $67 seniors, and $51 students. A Concerts Café Classico flex pass is also available that gives access to any four concerts for $54 adults and $47 seniors. Regular tickets are available for $15 adults, $13 seniors and $10 students. Call the box office at 604-5342848. The Rose Gellert Hall is located at 4899 207 St.

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My Prairie Home, a feature length documentary by Langley filmmaker Chelsea McMullan will make its debut at the Vancouver International Film Festival later this month. Produced by Lea Marin of the National Film Board of Canada, McMullan’s documentary follows Rae Spoon, a transgendered singer/ songwriter on “a lyrical road trip,” offering an intimate portrait of the Calgary-born artist along the way. The film blends stunning images of the Canadian Prairies and imaginative interpretations of selections from Spoon’s songbook. Following its world premiere at VIFF, My Prairie Home will open in Canadian

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Steve Janzen, a teacher at R.E. Mountain Secondary, played professional basketball for seven years in Germany. Now he is running Elevate along with another Mountain teacher, Kirk Weiss. Janzen played his university basketball at Trinity Western (below).

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After an all-star high school career, Steve Janzen was recruited to play university basketball, but failed to crack the roster. But rather than let that hold him back, Janzen dedicated himself to getting better. “After high school, things weren’t necessarily handed to me,” he explained. “Basically, I had to work my butt off. “I was told my defence wasn’t good enough for the CIS level.” Janzen had starred at Richmond’s Hugh Boyd Secondary, earning team, city and provincial accolades for his play as a shooting guard for the Trojans. After failing to land a spot on the University of Manitoba roster, he returned to B.C. and enrolled at Langara College, playing two seasons at the college level, and found his

way to the CIS, spending three seasons with the Trinity Western Spartans. He wasn’t done with the game either, carving out a nice seven-year career playing professionally in Germany. Janzen said the ability to live in another country, travel around Europe, and learn about different cultures “was an amazing life experience.” But with his professional career now over with — Janzen retired in 2011 — he is onto the next phase of his life: a teacher and coach at R.E. Mountain Secondary. The fact he wound up in teaching is of little surprise. “I had done lot of basketball camps, AIA camps, and that got me very passionate about working with young kids,” Janzen said. “Through that, I fell in love with teaching and coaching basketball.” He also coached youth teams while in Germany. His father, Walter, is also a

degree in human kinetics from Trinity Western had earned his teaching certificate from UBC earlier in his playing career. He had gone back to school earlier in his career while rehabilitating a partial tear of his Achilles. He teaches PE and social studies, as well as coaching junior girls volleyball and junior boys basketball. Janzen has also teamed up with fellow Mountain teacher/coach Kirk Weiss, to create Elevate. Elevate offers Thursday night basketball through the fall and spring at photo courtesy of TWU Athletic Department Mountain, as well as retired teacher. camps and clinics for “I got a lot of inspiration basketball and volleyball during from him and the impact he spring and summer. had on kids,” Janzen said. “Right since Grade 3, I have Janzen, who earned his had people investing in me and

helping me out so I think now that I am done with that, it is my turn to help others,” Janzen said. “It is just an opportunity to give back to these kids, give them an opportunity to play and to have good coaching.” “I really think what I have learned playing overseas is that guys who made it, there was something about their character, something about their work ethic, something that was inside of them,” Janzen said. Janzen said the camp is based on an inside-out coaching philosophy, which focuses on the character development and building of strong core/moral values within an individual. Using sport, they hope is to teach players about commitment, work ethic and perseverance, which will set up players for success on the court, in the classroom, and ultimately, in life. For more about Elevate, visit www.elevateyourgame.ca.


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Against the Huskers, the outcome was never in doubt as Langley held the under-manned Huskers to 56 yards of offence. The team’s lone touchdown came courtesy of a blocked punt which Dylan Boykowich scooped up and ran 22 yards for the score. The Rams defence had five interceptions with Joe Patko and Jeff Paras picking off two apiece and Nate De RappardScott with the other. Patko also returned one of his picks for a touchdown. Luke Andrews had Langley’s lone quarterback sack, while Michael Spencer had a fumble recovery. Quarterback Jahlani GilbertKnorren threw for three touchdowns and rushed for two scores. Dan English, Jordan Traversy and Spensor Farbatuk caught one touchdown pass apiece. The team’s other touchdown

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September 21-22 & 28-29 Come for a drive in the scenic Langley countryside and see some of the best art the Fraser Valley has to offer. From emerging artists to dedicated professionals, this year's tour features: • painters in varying styles and media, • pencil artists, • potters, • photographers, • jewellers, • glass makers • and more! The tour features a number of “stops of interestâ€? which have their own unique connection to the local arts community. It’s a unique way to see art being created. It’s also a chance to “buy localâ€? and purchase original pieces of art from the people who make them! There’s a lot of artistic talent in this community. This is a self-guided tour. Printable maps are now available online at www.langleyartstudiotour.ca Bus tours are available with Enjoy Tour and Travel details on their website: www.maximatours.com Now in its fifth year, the event is being made possible by the cooperative volunteer efforts of participating artists.

Abbotsford OCT. 4-6 TRADEX,

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FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

INDEX IN BRIEF FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS ...............1-8

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FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS 7

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FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS 7

OBITUARIES

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS 21

COMING EVENTS

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION 108 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS ...9-57 GROW MARIJUANA COMMERCIALLY. Canadian Commercial Production Licensing Convention October 26th & 27th. Toronto Airport, Marriott Hotel. www.greenlineacademy.com. Tickets 1-855860-8611 or 250-870-1882.

Neil C. Fulmore

TRAVEL.............................................61-76 CHILDREN ........................................80-98 EMPLOYMENT .............................102-198 BUSINESS SERVICES...................203-387 PETS & LIVESTOCK ......................453-483

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MERCHANDISE FOR SALE...........503-587 REAL ESTATE ...............................603-696

Happy 90th Birthday, Kaye!

RENTALS ......................................703-757

Celebrating Sept. 23, 2013

AUTOMOTIVE ..............................804-862 MARINE .......................................903-920

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March 3, 1932 – September 13, 2013 BC Cancer Foundation Legacies accepted. 604.851.4736 or visit: bccancerfoundation.com

It is with heavy heart and great sadness that we announce the death of my dearest husband Neil Fulmore on September 13, 2013 in Langley, BC. Neil was loved deeply by all his family and friends. He will be deeply missed by his wife Marie, two daughters, four grandchildren & seven great grandchildren.

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“Missed by many, forever in our hearts.”

Frankforth Roberta, 67, of Langley, B.C. passed away peacefully at the Langley Hospice on September 16th, 2013. Roberta was born August 16th, 1946 in Vancouver, B.C. Roberta was an amazing, outgoing, strong, and beautiful, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She will be sadly missed by her husband Dennis, mother Catherine, daughter Denise, son Sean, sister Cindy, brother Clive, granddaughter Chelsey, and many other family and friends. Roberta’s compassionate spirit touched the lives of so many. This tenacious, bold, beautiful woman inside and out left us much too soon; her legacy will live on infinitely. The contribution she provided to her community was realized by many while volunteering for the Langley Hospice Society (president of the Langley Hospice Foundation Board), Variety Club charity, and countless other non-profit organizations. Roberta was also a very active member of Beta Sigma Phi for the past 30 years. Roberta was full of life and lived life to its fullest while positively affecting all who had the opportunity to know her. There will be a celebration of Roberta’s life at Henderson’s Funeral Home on September 28th, 2013BUQN. In lieu of flowers, donations in Roberta’s name may be made to the Langley Hospice Society.

VARLEY, Scott Matthew March 29, 1964 - Sept. 3, 2013 Our beloved son, brother, uncle & friend passed away on September 13th at Lions Gate Hospital following a brief illness. Scott was a special person, who blessed us with his love and empathy. All whom he met were graced with his gentle manner, sense of humor, inquisitiveness and sweet innocence. Scott grew up in Richmond, and later lived with his brother and family in Fort Langley. He spent many precious summers at Kawkawa Lake with his pal Gerry, mother, family and community of friends. He loved taking us all out for rides in his “green boat”. Scott is survived by his father John; mother Denise & stepfather Gerry; brothers Mark (Lynn), Charles (Sue), Steve (Sue), Paul (AnnMarie) and Patrick (Shawn); step-sisters Kim and Colleen (Rob), many cousins and friends, as well as 15 loving nieces & nephews. Scott’s family would like to thank the doctors, medical staff and emergency services personnel who compassionately cared for Scott. A Celebration of Scott’s Life will take place on Saturday, October 5th, at 1:30 pm at the Fort Langley Evangelical Free Church, 8870 Glover Rd, Fort Langley (reception to follow). In lieu of flowers, his family is grateful for donations made in Scott’s honor to: The Richmond Society for Community Living, 170 - 7000 Minoru Blvd, Richmond BC V6Y 3Z5; or Langley Association for Community Living, 23535 44th Ave, Langley, BC V2Z 2V2. Condolences for the family may be left in Scott’s online Book of Memories at: www.kearneyfs.com

Kearney Funeral Services 604-736-0268

Henderson's Langley Funeral Home 20786 Fraser Highway Langley, BC V3A 4G6 (604) 530-6488

Condolences may be offered at www.hendersonslangleyfunerals.com

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LOST AND FOUND

LOST: SET of keys, 3 on 1 ring 64th to 72nd on 194th South Surrey, Langley approx. Sept. 19/20. Pls call (604)510-1687 LOST: SWIM BAG red, contains towel, t-shirt & man’s swim trunk, etc. Sept 17th. Call 604-530-1441.

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CARETAKERS/ RESIDENTIAL MANAGERS CARETAKER

A Great Janitorial Franchise Opportunity

• Annual Starting Revenue of $12,000 - $120,000 • Guaranteed Cleaning Contracts • Professional Training Provided • Financing Available • Ongoing Support • Low Down Payment required A Respected Worldwide Leader in Franchised Office Cleaning. Coverall of BC 604.434.7744 info@coverallbc.com www.coverallbc.com

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With Love, Mary & Marcel. Grandchildren Marc, Jenn, Anne, Dominic, Paul & Claire. Great-Grandchildren Isabella, Leo & Max.

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

Resident Caretaker/Maintenance required for multi site complex in the City of Langley. Competitive wages with an excellent benefit package.

FAX resume to 604 530-7104

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OWNER OPERATOR BUNDLE DRIVER Is looking for two owner operators to make deliveries of bulk newspapers to specific locations throughout the cities of Abbotsford & Mission Newspapers are picked up from our plant in Abbotsford. Takes approximately 4 hrs to complete each delivery area deliveries are too made on Tuesday, Thursday between 4:00 am and 1:30 pm. Earn approximately $900.00 to $1000.00 a month Must have a 16 foot, 2 ton cube or a 1 ton cargo van. This is a permanent contract position,Interested parties please submit your resume and picture of vehicle to: Black Press Circulation Department 34375 Gladys Ave, Abbotsford, B.C. V2S 2H5 Your email: circulation@abbynews.com. We thank all those who are interested in this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

www.blackpress.ca

www.abbynews.com

Please help us find Layla LOST the evening of Sept 12th, in the vicinity of Telegraph & Glover in Walnut Grove. She’s a dark brown spayed female Pitt Bull with a white patch on chest, and cropped ears ~ Reward ~ Please call: 604-765-0453

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EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION 108 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES ALL CASH Drink/Snack Vending Business Route. Complete Training. Small Investment Required. 1888-979-VEND (8363). www.healthydrinkvending.co **ATTENTION: JOB SEEKERS!** MAKE MONEY! Mailing Postcards! www.PostcardsToWealth.com NOW ACCEPTING! ZNZ Referral Agents! $20-$60/Hour! www.FreeJobPosition.com HOME WORKERS! Make Money Using Your PC! www.SuperCashDaily.com Earn Big Paychecks Paid Every Friday! www.LegitCashJobs.com

Pressman The Abbotsford Press Centre has an opening for a Pressman on our spare board. Web Offset experience a must. Must be available for shift work. References required. Interested applicants should direct their resume to: Foreman, Abbotsford Press Centre 34375 Gladys Avenue Abbotsford, B.C. V2S 2H5 Fax: 604-853-2195. No phone calls please e-mail: gbuller@abbynews.com We thank all those who are interested in this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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HELP WANTED

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HELP WANTED

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An Alberta Oilfield Company is hiring dozer and excavator operators, Lodging and meals provided. Drug testing required. Call (780)7235051Edson,Alta

To conduct deliveries for international lubricants co. in Vancouver area, Seattle-Tacoma, Prince George, Okanagan & Edmonton. Pay $20/hour, mileage, bonus, profit-sharing & full benefits. Apply with resume by emailing custservpacific@fuchs.com or faxing to 604-888-1145 CLASS 1 DRIVER with super B end dump exp req’d by L.A. Transport Ltd. Wheel loader exp would be of value. Competitive benefit pkg. Fax resume to: 604-854-6176 bcclassified.com 604-575-5555

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EDUCATION

SharePoint Specialist The Vesta Group of Companies

FLAGGERS NEEDED. No Certification? Get Certified, 604-575-3944

FAX resume to 604 530-7104

FLAG PERSONS & LANE TECH PERSONNEL

CUSTOMER SERVICE

NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

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:

TRAIN TO BE AN Apartment / Condominium Manager ONLINE! Graduates get access to all jobs posted with us. 33 years of success! Government certified. www.RMTI.ca or 1-800-665-8339, 604-681-5456.

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Cleaner/Housekeeper required for multi site complexes in the City of Langley. Clean common area and some unit turn over required. Excellent wage with great benefit package.

HR@IDEXPERTS.COM

WE WILL TRAIN! COMPETITIVE RATES Must Have Valid TCP Certificate, Reliable Insured Vehicle And Provide A Clean Drivers Abstract!

Please E-mail Resume: grasdald@telus.net GUARANTEED Job Placement: General Laborers and Tradesmen For Oil & Gas Industry. Call 24hr Free Recorded Message For Information 1-800-972-0209

Supervisors

for Ultra Tech Cleaning Systems in downtown & Burnaby areas.

Must have experience in supervision & janitorial services. Good pay with benefits.

FARM WORKERS

GENERAL FARM WORKER

Apply in person or email: 201-1420 Adanac St., Vancouver info@utcs.com

Full time, required for planting, harvesting and grading vegetables. Ability to perform physical duties and repetitive tasks. Experience is an asset. Needs own transportation. Starting wage at least $10.25. Starting time: Dec 15th, 2013. Fax resume: 604-534-6959. Katatheon Farms Inc. Langley, BC.

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FOOD & APPLIANCE PRODUCT SAMPLERS

CLEANER/HOUSEKEEPER

CLASS 1 DRIVER W/ AIR

HELP WANTED

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

requires a P/T experienced SharePoint specialist to assist with the development, implementation, maintenance and operational support/training of an in-house custom SharePoint 2010-based solution at our Langley location. The position is ideally suited for a part time contractual arrangement in the range of $40-45/hr, depending on experience. Please submit a resume and cover letter to:

sharepoint_resumes@ vestaproperties.com No phone calls please; only selected candidates will be contacted.

• WELDERS • GENERAL SHOP LABOURERS

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

Need To Get Out Of The House, Talk To People & Create Extra Income? Try part-time work as a Food Demonstrator 6-10 days a month in local grocery, drug & department stores. Job Description: You must be a go-getter able to work on your own who enjoys talking to people & doing basic cooking. Great for men & women, seniors, retirees & mature adults. Availability: contracts would consist of 2-3 days on Fri. Sat. and/or Sun. (must be able to work all 3 days) from 11-5 or 6. Requirements: • Fully fluent in English • Own a car to carry supplies • Be well groomed & bondable • Able to carry medium weight equipment into stores. Pay starts at $10.50/hr. Training provided in North Burnaby. Call JMP Marketing at 604.294.3424, local #30 JMP Marketing Services BC’s largest demo company since 1979

MORGAN Creek Tropicals email danielle@mctropicals.com $10.25/h greenhouse planting labour .Flagpersons & Lane Closure Techs required. Must have reliable vehicle. Must be certified & experienced. Union wages & benefits. Fax resume 604-513-3661 email: darlene.hibbs@shawbiz.ca

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Advertising Sales Consultant

Req. for Fabco Plastics, Surrey. A well ESTABLISHED national co. engaged in resale supply of process components and piping. Job requires processing of telephone order sales, may involve some physical warehouse duty. Technical knowledge or aptitude of fluid systems / components is an asset. Willing to train the right candidate! Potential for eventual advancement to outside sales.

The Abbotsford News, one of Canada’s leading community newspapers, has an opening for an Advertising Sales Consultant.

Send resume: wstewart@fabcoplastics.com

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Bindery Workers Black Press has anticipated opportunities for Bindery Workers to assist with the mechanical insertion of advertising flyers into our Lower Mainland newspapers. Applicants must be available to work a variety of scheduled day, evening or night shifts. Additionally, successful applicants will need to be available on a call-in basis for our locations in Surrey and Abbotsford. Competitive wage. Experience an asset, but not a requirement. Reliable transportation is a pre-requisite. Please forward resumes to: Bindery Foreman Campbell Heights Distribution Centre Unit #113, 19130 24th Ave. Surrey, B.C. V3S 3S9 or Fax 604-538-4445

This is a challenging career opportunity for a results-driven individual. Candidates will possess the ability to increase sales to existing clients while successfully prospecting new business in one of the Fraser Valley’s fastest growing markets.

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LABOURERS

FT Labourers needed for Glazing and Exterior Siding. Job sites thruout Lower Mainland. Experience an asset, but not required. $12-$24 hourly, depending on experience. For more info contact 604-9993633.

Please send your application in confidence to:

Andrew Franklin, Publisher 34375 Gladys Avenue Abbotsford, B.C. V2S 2H5 e-mail: publisher@abbynews.com

Become a PLEA

604.708.2628 caregiving@plea.bc.ca www.plea.ca

www.abbynews.com

MIND BODY SPIRIT

*Private Studio *European From $35. By appt: 604.230.4444

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Customer Service Representative

SALARY TO BE NEGOTIATED

Please contact Diane Moses dmoses@overlandwest.ca

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Carpenter Helper/ Framer Wanted

www.INVERTRAC.COM 1-800-667-7795

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Must have own vehicle, tool pouch, hand tools

Phone 604-856-0889 CONSTRUCTION PIPE LAYER

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

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

E-mail resume: kristy@bcclassified.com

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

Kristy 604.488.9161

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

Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic

Mega Cranes Ltd. an industry leader is seeking an energetic, aggressive self starter for a full time position. Required immediately. Must have inspectors ticket and Red seal. Will have hydraulic experience and must be able to read electrical and hydraulic schematics.

BENEFIT PACKAGE! Please contact Mike e-mail: mike@megacranes.com or fax 604.599.5250

PIPE LAYERS BACKHOE & EXCAV. OPERATORS, FOREMANS & SUPERINTENDANTS

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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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Trailer Mechanic

Mega Cranes Ltd. an industry leader is seeking an energetic, aggressive self starter for a full time position.

Please contact Mike e-mail: mike@megacranes.com or Fax: 604.599.5250

FINANCIAL SERVICES

DROWNING IN DEBT? Cut debts more than 50% & DEBT FREE in half the time! AVOID Bankruptcy! Free Consultation. BBB Rated A+ www.mydebtsolution.com or Toll Free 1-877-556-3500

TYBO CONTRACTING is quickly becoming an industry leader in the excavating & civil contracting business. Tybo is currently retained by some of the largest developers in B.C. We are currently offering top wage & benefit pkgs as well as opportunities for advancement. Email resumes to:

Required Immediately.

www.blackpress.ca

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Overland West is currently seeking a full time, after-noon shift Customer Service Rep. Quick data entry skills and able to handle a busy call center required. Will train the right candidate for this position.

BENEFIT PACKAGE! www.blackpress.ca

GREAT HANDS Full Body Massage 10am-8pm A Must Experience 604-507-7043

Family Caregiver.

PLEA provides ongoing training and support. A young person is waiting for an open door... make it yours.

ALTERNATIVE HEALTH

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Closing Date: Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 The interest of all applicants is appreciated, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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

The ideal candidate has a positive attitude, a proven track record in sales, is highly motivated with strong organizational and communication skills. Our work environment sets industry standards for professionalism and innovation. The News combines a salary/benefits package designed to attract and retain outstanding staff.

PERSONAL SERVICES

Required for RH Contracting Ltd. Must have experience with water and sewer piping. Offering Competitive Wages Based on Experience. Benefits Available.

Opportunity for an outstanding

INSIDE SALES ASSOCIATE/ ADMINISTRATIVE PERSON

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GARDENING

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.

ALL LANDSCAPING & LAWNCARE hedge trimming, yard cleanup, weeding. Free Est. Jason 778-960-7109

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

ALWAYS! GUTTER Cleaning & Roof Blowing, Moss Control,30 yrs exp., Reliable! Simon 604-230-0627

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

329 PAINTING & DECORATING

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

HANDYPERSONS

www.paintspecial.com 604.339.1989 Lower Mainland 604.996.8128 Fraser Valley

www.proficientrenovation.com 604-323-4111 for more details.

PAINT SPECIAL

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour

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

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

For all your decorating needs, why not call a Master Painter? 39 yrs exp. FREE Est. Int./Ext. Com/Residential Triple A/BBB Rating Financing avail OAC. www.danlaybournpainting.com Click History, 604-537-3553

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EVERLAST ROOFING All cedar repairs & comp. reroofing. 35 Years Experience. Don 604-781-5433; 604-533-3123

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JUNK REMOVAL By RECYCLE-IT!

HOT TUBS NO PROB!

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Northstar Painting Ltd.- The Residential Specialists. BIG jobs, Small jobs - We do it all! Interior and Exterior Projects. Master Painters at Students Rates. WCB Safe, Reliable, Efficient & Quality Paint. 778.245.9069

www.recycleitcanada.ca

DISPOSAL BINS By Recycle-it 6 - 50 Yard Bins

The Village at Thunderbird Centre Deluxe 2 & 3 bedroom suites available. Large balconies, fireplace, in-suite laundry. No Pets. Live, shop, work & play all in one location. Next to Colossus Theater (200/ #1 Hwy).

European Quality Workmanship

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CONTRACT OR HOURLY FREE ESTIMATES 25 YEARS IN BUSINESS

359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL #1 Soils, manure, gravels, lime stone, lava, sand. Del or p/u 604882-1344 visit www.portkellsnurseries.com / bulk material for pricing.

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

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

Home Pro Renovations Over 20 years experience. Products and Services from a company you can trust!!!!!!

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

Instant Grassifacation!

ASPHALT PAVING • Brick Driveways • Retaining Walls • Foundation Repairs • Sealcoating 604-618-2304

Call: Rick (604) 202-5184

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

~ FINANCING AVAILABLE ~

Phone 604-530-1912 633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS 709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL BROOKSWOOD COMMERCIAL LEASE spaces available at 208th Street and 40th Ave. Sizes 7002100 s.f. $1500 - $4500. Call Frank @ Noort Investments 604-835-6300 or Nick @ 604-526-3604.

COUNTERTOPS

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

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CUSTOM DRYWALL No job too small.Quality guaranteed Call 778-996-0249 THREE STAR DRYWALL LTD Boarding, Taping, & texture. Small jobs welcome! Kam 604-551-8047

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ELECTRICAL

FITZ ELECTRIC. New build. Residential. Tenant Improvements. Com Reno’s, Lighting rebates. work 778-231-8332, www.fitzelectric.net YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899 ALL JOBS Big or Small. Panels, lighting, plugs, fans, hot tubs, etc. Guaranteed work. Ph 604-539-0708 Cell 604-537-1773 (Lic. 26110)

263 EXCAVATING & DRAINAGE Excavator & Bobcat Services •Drainage •Back-Filling •Landscaping & Excavating. •Landclearing & Bulldozing Hourly or Contract 38 Years exp. “Accept Visa, Mastercard, Discovery & Debit”

604-576-6750 or Cell: 604.341.7374

329 PAINTING & DECORATING

BRO MARV PLUMBING 24/7 Plumbing, heating, plugged drains BBB. (604)582-1598, bromarv.com

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

A Gas Fitter ✭ Plumber RENOS & REPAIRS Excellent price on Hot Water Tanks Furnace, Boilers, Plumbing Jobs & Furnace & duct cleaning

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

DRYWALL 320

✭ 604-312-7674 ✭

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

MOVING & STORAGE

$45/Hr

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

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GET THE BEST

SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE

FOR YOUR MOVING

Call Ian 604-724-6373

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

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

Call: 778-773-3737 1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Across the street - across the world Real Professionals, Reas. Rates. Best in every way! 604-721-4555.

A-OK PAINTING

ITALIAN MASTIFF (Cane Corso)

HOMES FOR RENT

Eastcan Roofing & Siding •New Roofs •Re-Roofs •Repairs Liability Insurance/BBB/10% off with ad

604.562.0957 or 604.961.0324

10% DISCOUNT. MG Roofing & Siding. CB. Re-roofing, New Roof Gutters.

604-812-9721

LANGLEY, #313-19830 56 Ave. 2 bdrm +den corner unit with view! 1259 sq/ft. $288,000, David Re/Max 604-328-8250

LANGLEYAUTOLOANS.COM 1-877-810-8649

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS ..

2003 HONDA CIVIC - 4 dr automatic, Low kms only 133,000. $3950: (604)218-9795

RENTALS 706

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APARTMENT/CONDO

Must sell our beautiful 26’ 2000 Komfort Trailer

CARROL COURT 5630 201 A St.

with queen bed, new mattress, full bath, large fridge & oven, A/C, fantastic fan, stereo & 2 doors. Priced to sell $6500. Call 604-824-0580 Chilliwack

604-530-2313, 604-540-2028

LANGLEY CITY APARTMENTS ON 201A P/B blue males Ready to go. 1st shots & tails/dew claws done. ULTIMATE FAMILY GUARDIAN $800. 604-308-5665

RECREATIONAL/SALE

RV-ing South? We Cannot!

LANGLEY:

Renovated Bachelor & 1 Bdrms. Bright & large. Hardwood floors. By transit & shops. Includes heat & hot water. Small Dog OK. $645_$750/mo. Refs required.

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FREE: heat, h/w, cable TV, laundry & parking. No Pets BACHELOR, 1 & 2 BDRMS. SENIORS, ADULT ORIENTED

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

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

Villa Fontana & Stardust Michael - 604-533-7578

LAGOTTO ROMAGNOLO PUPS, perfect family dogs, non-shedding, stable, intelligent & loving, $1900. www.lagottinokennels.com MUNCHKINS KITTENS, born Sept 11, ready Nov 14. 2 Fem, 1 Male. $400 - $700, shots, dewormed & vet chkd. (604)543-1828 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

UNDER $100

PIANO - UPRIGHT. Mason & Rich. In good condition. Free. Call 604-856-7244.

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www.benchmarkpainting.homestars.com

CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977

523

Forget The Rest, Call The BEST! Harry 604-617-0864

Rated best painting & moulding company (2010 & 2012) by consumers.

736

PETS

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

329 PAINTING & DECORATING

604-595-4970

477

PRESSURE WASHING

HOUSES UNDER 2500sf. Gutters, windows & siding. Limited Time Offer. 604-861-6060

604-537-4140

FARMS

EQUESTRIAN Stable for Lease in Delta, near Scott Rd & Hwy 10, approx 8 acres, Large 24 stall barn, outdoor riding arena and paddocks. Close to public horse trails. Phone (604) 220-3929

PETS

SUPER SPECIAL - $299

LOCAL & LONG DISTANCE

1-800-961-7022

www.iDreamAuto.com DL# 7557

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE

• Hot water tanks • Furnaces • Broilers • Plugged Drains 778-862-0560

www.affordablemovers.bc.com

717

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

Aluminum patio cover, sunroom, railing and vinyl. 604-521-2688 www.PatioCoverVancouver.com

CRESCENT Plumbing & Heating Licensed Residential 24hr. Service

AFFORDABLE MOVING

CALL

New SRI *1404 sq/ft Double wide $89,888. *New SRI 14’ wide $62,888. Repossessed mobile homes, manufactured homes & modulars. Chuck 604-830-1960.

S. SURREY. Warehouse, approx 1800 sf. 220 wiring, 4 -14’ doors $1500/m, or approx. 1000 sf $650/m. Gated. Suitable for storage. Avail. now. Call 604-835-6000

PLUMBING

FIXIT PLUMBING & HEATING H/W Tanks, Reno’s, Boilers, Furn’s. Drain Cleaning. Ins. (778)908-2501

damaged concrete. Ken 604-307-4923

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PAVING/SEAL COATING

AUTO CREDIT - Guaranteed Auto Loan. Apply at: uapplyudrive.CA or Call toll free 1.877.680.1231

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

1-250-558-7888 www.orlandoprojects.com

• DIFFICULTY SELLING? •

LANDSCAPING

AUTO FINANCING

Spacious Reno’d bach, 1, 2, 3 bdrm suites. Heat & hot water incl. Walk Score = 75 604-530-0030 www.cycloneholdings.ca

Also; Spectacular 3 Acre Parcel at $390,000

Difficulty Making Payments? No Equity? Penalty? Expired Listing? We Buy Homes! No Fees! No Risk! www.GVCPS.ca / 604-786-4663

homeprorenos@hotmail.com

810

$50 off/month for the first year

PRIME LAKEVIEW LOTS

639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES

Call Gary 604-835-2797

TRANSPORTATION

Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP

WE BUY HOUSES! Older House • Damaged House Moving • Estate Sale • Just Want Out • Behind on Payments Quick Cash! • Flexible Terms! CALL US FIRST! 604-657-9422

SUNDECKS

NO JOB TOO SMALL!

SUITES, UPPER

CLOVERDALE Downtown 180/57 3bdrm newly reno’d, lge yd, $1350. Avail now. 604-576-1987, 537-7873

www.bentallkennedyresidential.com www.ThunderbirdVillage.ca

HOMES WANTED

AAA PRECISION PAINTING. Quality work. 778-881-6096.

Per Molsen 604-575-1240

SUITES, LOWER

PARK TERRACE APTS

627

.Hayden Painting 778-229-0236 Family Owned & Operated Ryan 778.229.0236

Computer Problems? Call Blue Sky Tech 604.512.7082 John Jespersen

751

thunderbirdvillage@bentallkennedy.com

REAL ESTATE

Delivery & Pick-Up Included Residential & Commercial Service • Green Waste • Construction Debris • Renovations • House Clean Outs

INTERIOR/EXTERIOR

750

WALNUT GROVE. 2 bdrm, incls heat/hydro/net, w/d. Prkg in back. A Oct 1. N/P. $900/m. (604)513-5829

Call 604-881-7111

Starting from $199.00

Repairs & Reno’s, Sundecks & Additions, New Homes

RENTALS

APARTMENT/CONDO

LANGLEY

FROM $140,000

SUNDECKS

COMPUTER SERVICES

RUBBISH REMOVAL

• Furniture • Appliances • Electronics • Junk/Rubbish • Construction Debris • Drywall • Yard Waste • Concrete • Everything Else! **Estate Clean-Up Specialists**

Payment upon satisfactory completion.

SAMCON BUILDING. Complete reno’s & additions. Over 25 yrs exp. Call Derek (604)720-5955 www.samconbuilding.com

MISC. FOR SALE

PATTAR ROOFING LTD. All types of Roofing. Over 35 years in business. 604.588.0833

Running this ad for 8yrs

Maid Brigade Cleaning Services. Trained, Uniformed & Insured. maidbrigadebc.com / 604.596.3936

560

RENTALS

STEEL BUILDING - SIZZLING SUMMER SAVINGS EVENT! 20X22 $4,188. 25X24 $4,598. 30X36 $6,876. 32X44$8,700. 40X52 $12,990. 47X70 $17,100. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422. www.pioneersteel.ca

TONY’’S PAINTING

Maintenance S Repair S Renovation

287

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

DISCONNECTED PHONE? National Teleconnect Home Phone Service. No One Refused! Low Monthly Rate! Calling Features and Unlimited Long Distance Available. Call National Teleconnect Today! 1-866-443-4408. www.nationalteleconnect.com.

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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

Rainbow & Majorca Betsy - 604-533-6945 CALL FOR AVAILABILITY LANGLEY CITY. Beautiful, unique, spacious 2 bdrm apt. 2 Stories, 1.5 baths, 2.5 balconies. Heat incl. N/P Avail now. $1140. 604-530-6384 LANGLEY CITY

CHESTNUT PLACE

Apartments 20727 Fraser Highway

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

Ph: 604-533-4061 LANGLEY: *GREENWOOD MANOR* 20630 Eastleigh Cres Reno’d 2 Bdrms. From $850. Hardwood floors. Lots of closet space. By transit, Kwantlen College. Small Pet OK. 778-387-1424, 604-540-2028

. Hugh & McKinnon Rentals 604-541-5244

LANGLEY, Willoughby 7428-198B. Renovated 3 bdrm home on 3 acres Avail now. $1800/mo. Call 604-7281843 or 778-861-4847.

750

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

SUITES, LOWER

ALDERGROVE 2 bdrm bsmt ste, clse to all ament. Incl utils & cable. Avail Oct 1. 604-533-4131 CLOVERDALE west. New 1 bdrm walk out bsmt suite, full kitchen, rec room, adult oriented. Part or fully furn’d avail. Ns/np. Ref’s & credit check req’d. Avail Oct 1st or 15th. $850 incl all utils. 778-574-6038. LANGLEY - Yorkson / Willoughby New bright 2 bdrm suite, 4 new appls incl own laund, n/s, avail now. $975/mo incl utils. 604-671-1858. MURRAYVILLE 2 BDRM above ground bsmt suite, 900 sq.ft. N/S, N/P. $800/mo incl gas/hydro/cable & internet. Call: 604-970-9008. S.LANGLEY nr Campbell Valley Pk. Self cont’d open plan 2 level ste in country home. NS/NP. No w/d. Avl now. $995 incl all utils but phone. Horse board avail. 604-530-3277.

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