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Don’t trash it, chip it Get a fresh start on 2014 by turning your Christmas tree into mulch, by donation, and recycling your bottles and cans, Saturday, Jan. 4 at Adams Road Elementary, 18228 68 Avenue, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds go to the school.

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4TH ANNUAL ADAMS ROAD TREE CHIPPING & BOTTLE DRIVE Saturday, Jan. 4, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adams Road Elementary, 18228 68 Avenue, Surrey. Get 2014 off to a fresh start by turning that tree into mulch, by donation, and cleaning out those stinky bottles and cans. Special appearance by the Cloverdale Rodeo Mascots. CALL FOR AUDITION Surrey Shines is seeking performers from Surrey aged 13 to 21for its upcoming showcase of youth talent. Are you a performer? Do you dance with a group? Belong to a band? Sing? Audition by appointment only, Jan. 11 at Newton Cultural Centre and Jan. 12 (bands only) at Tom Lee: info@artscouncilofsurrey.ca or call 604-5942700. Mandatory dress rehearsal Jan. 31, evening and the event is Feb. 1. VALLEY WOMEN’S NETWORK MEETING & LUNCHEON Wednesday, Jan. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunrise Banquet and Conference Centre, 188 Street and Hwy 10. The Valley Women’s Network invites you to join us for a buffet luncheon and meeting.We will be making a “Clean Sweep” to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Who are you? What do you do? How can we help you? Call 604-530-7304 or email vwnlangreservations@gmail.com. ROBBIE BURNS 20TH ANNUAL DINNER AND DANCE Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Star of the Sea Hall, 15262 Pacific Ave., in White Rock. Starts at 5 p.m. Tickets $55. Hosted by Tam o’Shanter Dancers. Info: 604-535-8949 or 604-2882458. CLUBS/GROUPS FOOD PROBLEM? Is food a problem for you? Do you eat when you’re not hungry? Do you go on eating binges? Is your weight affecting your life? Overeaters Anonymous offers help. No fees, no dues, no weigh-ins, no diets. We are a fellowship. We meet every Thursday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Cloverdale United Church basement, 1757558A Ave., Cloverdale. Everyone welcome. CLOVERDALE LIONS CLUB The Cloverdale Lions Club is looking for new members. Past and ongoing projects include sponsoring three senior citizen buildings, Cloverdale Minor Baseball, Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School bursaries, Timmy’s telethon, the Surrey Memorial Hospital Children’s Cancer Clinic and more. We also help out at the Blueberry Festival Cloverdale Rodeo, Halloween Costume Parade and the Christmas parade. Meetings are the second Thursday of the month. Please volunteer your time to assist us in serving our community. Call 604-574-4680 or 604-574-7417 for more information. CLOVERDALE SENIOR’S STAMP CLUB The Cloverdale Senior’s Stamp Club meets on the second and third Mondays of the month at 1 p.m., at the Cloverdale Recreation Centre, 6188 176 Street. Beginner and advanced collectors welcome. For more information, contact John Jackman at 604-574-3182. THE WONDERFUL WIDOWS AND WIDOWERS CLUB The club meets twice a month for fun activities. Call 604-574-7103.

To the editor; Just wanted to give a huge shout out to Chris Jarman and all the amazing people at Peak Fitness Management for helping with this year’s Langley Christmas Bureau Toy Drive! Over 1,500 children registered this year and thanks to the generosity of Peak people they’ll all have a little (and big) something to unwrap this Christmas.

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Treatment of senior hurts the heart To the editor; We have been talking to our neighbors, family, friends, co-workers, merchants and we can’t believe the 88-year-old woman that didn’t have power for two months and now can’t buy a trailer. Shame on BC Hydro for accidentally cutting the power. Like she said, “She has paid her way for years.” We all believe this women has paid her taxes and now she has to deal with this. Really? Why? All of us will be seniors one day. Do we want this to happen to someone else? No. It just hurts the heart. We all sure wish someone buys her a trailer for all her issues she has to deal with. No one deserves to be treated like this. Merry Christmas all. Shelley Hader

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A new kind of resolution This New Year’s Eve, why not make a pledge to be kinder to yourself in 2014?

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t the end of every year people tend to reflect on the previous 365 days. Sometimes we reminisce about fun times with friends and family. Other times we look back and recall the things we didn’t accomplish. Inevitably we end up discussing the dreaded New Year’s Resolution. I say dreaded, because let’s face it, resolutions usually include giving things up and hard work. Things like lose 15 pounds, give up wheat, give up sugar, hit the gym every day, drink less beer… these resolutions are always negative and for the most part we fail at them. I can’t even count the resolutions I have made and given up on in the first couple of weeks in January. Can you? So here’s an idea; why not make a different kind of resolution this year? Come up with

something like be kinder to on things. Your year will start yourself, make more time for out happy, expectant, and filled friends, enjoy the food you eat, with promise. That is the kind of commit to enjoy life more. Those start we all deserve. things are a lot more positive There is a great tool I found and probably more online this year. It is fun too. called a Celebration Sure, getting in Jar. Basically, you shape and eating write down all of the healthier are imporcool, fun, happy, and tant, but perhaps exciting things that the start of the year happen to you, on doesn’t need to be small pieces of paper. filled with guilt and They don’t all have the possibility of failto be big things; actuure. Maybe the start ally they shouldn’t of a new year can be only be the big things. Dawn Carson something more. You can write down If you choose to things like seeing a resolve differently for 2014, you bald eagle, getting a raise, taking will definitely be setting yourself a class, winning a contest, trying up for greater things. Your mena new food, finally sorting your tality will be positive and more closet, reconnecting with an success-focused. old friend…the possibilities are You will be starting the New endless. Year off with a totally new spin All that matters is you write

down the things that matter to you. This is a very personal exercise. At the end of the year, as you ring in the new, you get to pull out your jar and celebrate just how awesome the previous 365 days were for you. I bet you will be surprised at how amazing your year really was. What’s more, you get to empty that jar, knowing you will be filling it again, with all the great things that will happen in the coming year. This simple activity can be powerful. It can help you start your new year off right. So, as we say goodbye to 2013, reflect on all the good things that have happened and look forward to all the amazing things that 2014 will hold. Have a Happy New Year!

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OLD TIME DANCE The Surrey Old Time Fiddlers host an Old Time Dance, Thursday, Jan. 2 at Clayton Hall, 18513 70 Avenue (1/2 block north of Fraser Hwy on 184 Street). From 7:30-10:30 p.m., admission $3. For more info, call 604-576-1066 or 604-538-3363.

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Students devour a giant sundae Clayton Heights Secondary makes quick work of a 100-foot-long banana split

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By Jennifer Lang Hordes of hungry high school students inhaled a 100-foot long banana split that was so massive, it sprawled across the school hub at Clayton Heights Secondary. Organizers hoped as many as 350 students would turn out, but there’s no telling how many actually spooned and slurped their way through the giant sundae, because it was devoured in minutes. The lengthy ice cream concoction was created by the school’s Link Crew, student leaders in Grade 10 who planned the event as a way to

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foster overall school spirit – and include the Grade 8s and 9s in a fun activity that was open to all. Building such a massive banana split was a feat that required 90 gallons of ice cream, pre-scooped and placed into large, plastic buckets for faster assembly, along with untold numbers of pre-sliced bananas, pineapples, and other delicious ingredients. “We’ve been scooping ice cream all week,” said Link Crew member Emily Markwart, adding several food classes

were enlisted to slice up the many pounds of bananas for the split. Paper cups and plastic spoons were provided. The Grade 8s were invited to dive in first, politely scooping up single portions in sections before it melted. Older students took a turn by donation, helping raise $175 for charity in the process. Latecomers turned to more desperate tactics as the ice cream started to melt; in some cases using ladles to scoop up what had essentially become a

sugary soup, with some bravely drinking the dregs straight from their bowls. The “dish” was a long, tinfoil-covered mold built with the assistance of the school’s wood shop students. It was set up on folding tables arranged in a large U-shape in the school hub. “The trays were the worst to carry,” said Markwart. The sundae-makers had to work fast, but the resulting banana split was picture perfect, complete with bananas, pineapples,

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Old homes for the holidays Historic houses offer plenty of old-fashioned appeal and are an easy drive away By Ursula Maxwell-Lewis Are the kids driving you Christmas crackers? How about taking them to someone else’s house for the afternoon?  Perhaps you’ll enjoy three favourites of mine. House admissions are by donation, children will enjoy the little perks each location offers, and all three are within easy driving distance of Surrey.

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touches the skin. The spark is static electricity and does not hurt or burn. This electric spark generates a gas called ozone (“hyper oxygen�, or “super oxygen�) that has strong oxidizing, sterilizing, and cleansing properties. The ozone sterilizes the skin, as well as neutralizing harmful contaminants that had accumulated on the surface of the skin. The ozone generated by OxyliftŽ lasts only a fraction of a second. It does not penetrate the skin so it will not counteract the effects of anti-oxidants in the cells. The sparks stimulate circulation so your skin may appear pinkish after use. The increase in circulation, coupled with the infra red glow from the argon gas in the head promote the production of collagens and hence regeneration of connective tissues. Many anti-aging products and techniques actually thin the skin, while OxyliftŽ promotes regeneration. The mechanical massage and electric stimulation tightens the skin thus producing an astringent effect. The cleanliness it produces on the skin surface brings general skin health. Decrease in serface tension of the skin produced by the electric sparks, the improved circulation and the electric current across the skin surface help ingredients of anti-wrinkle or moisturising creams to be absorbed into the skin. Hence it is an excellent catalyst for anti-wrinkle creams. OxyliftŽ has a graduated dial for adjusting the strength of the spark and the current. The variable setting allows you to use differ-

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8 The Cloverdale Reporter Thursday, December 26, 2013 ADVERTORIAL FEATURE

Fraser Downs Anniversary Celebration – Dec. 26 and Jan. 1 The holidays bring more live horse racing to Fraser Downs this year! On Dec. 26 and Jan. 1, Cloverdale’s premier racing venue will host fun events with the first race starting at 12:45 each day. New Year’s Day will mark the 38th anniversary of Fraser Downs, which opened its doors for the first time in 1976. The first 200 guests that day will receive a beautiful Fraser Downs Winter Scarf, while the first 200 people

on Boxing Day will receive a free Great Canadian Casino 2014 pocket calendar. There’s nothing better than the thrill of the pounding hooves, but if you’ve never placed a bet before, Learn to Wager Ambassadors will be available to help you read the program and tote board, learn what the odds mean and how to place several different types of bets. While guests of all ages will enjoy the races, please keep in mind that only

those 19 or older can place a wager. Fraser Downs has a great variety of dining options available, including two different buffets, as well as an indoor heated grandstand so you can enjoy the races even in the coldest weather. Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino is located east of 176th Street on 60th Avenue in Surrey. For more information, visit www.fraserdowns.com.

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Irving House fascinates Guides, visitors tell ghostly tales From page 7

Races start at 12:45pm The first 200 people in the Atrium after 11AM on December 26TH receive a free 2014 pocket calendar.

The first 200 people in the Atrium after 11AM on January 1ST receive a free Fraser Downs Scarf. Live Racing Continues Every Friday at 7pm and Sunday at 12:45pm

Does this house fascinate me because Capt. William Irving was a Scottish sea captain who earned the romantic title King of the Fraser River? Or, is it because it is…haunted?  Picture the Captain and Mrs. Irving keeping a weather-eye on his fleet from the windows of one of the oldest and best preserved period houses in British Columbia. If location mattered, many locals must have envied this 14-room Royal City home.  Perhaps the three mysterious nightgowned children once reported frolicking on the back lawn at midnight are still loathe to leave their happy memories behind.  And, recently a professional friend not given to hallucinations described being shocked by a red ball suddenly bouncing inexplicably around upstairs late one evening while she closed the house.  Costumed guides here are a wealth of information, and tell similar ghostly tales, though always with the caveat that nothing untoward has happened recently…  Irving House ladies fashions and accoutremonts clearly indicate wealth and position. Picture the family gathered around the imposing sitting room grand piano, or the maids flitting from room to room.

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London Heritage Farm 6511 Dyke Rd., Richmond. Tel: 604-271-5200  

This is a particular favourite of mine – because it has a Tea Room!  Homemade jams, scone mixes, aprons and assorted treats are for sale in the gift shop.  Currently, turn of the century decorations are a reminder of an elegant, but simpler era. In spring and summer, the herb and rose gardens are a photographers delight. Even on a clement winter day the garden gazebo is a pleasant place to stop while the children run free in the spacious grounds. Decorated inside and out, try for a late afternoon visit to admire the lights on the house, barn, and gazebo. Inside you probably given permission to play some carols on the 1904 upright piano with London family also enjoyed.

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Assisted by volunteer Barbara Taylor (top, centre) Surrey Heritage Services staff member Melissa Nevison (left) prepares a brown sugar sauce on a vintage wood stove for pudding for the visiting Kimball family during the OldFashioned Christmas Open House at the Historic Stewart Farm on Dec. 14.

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There’s a charge to ride this train, but the ride through the Christmas Forest delights little children. It’s a treat, something of a Surrey tradition and concludes with a candy cane and colouring book. Dave Penn, whose passion for trains drove him to promote this venture, enthusiastically promoted it until his death in 2012. Linda, his wife, continues the tradition.

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When did you last ride a carousel? The fiery peripheral steeds on the C.W. Parker one onsite here gallop around at 7 mph. I can guarantee you time hasn’t dimmed the fun of the ride. Children will enjoy the Twelve Days of Christmas Scavenger Hunt, and if you’ve always wondered what a Moustache Curler looked like your answer is here. If the Christmas spirit has been illusive, I’m guessing the 400 sound-reactive lights at the bandstand will cure that – or at least make you smile. It’s your very own magical light show. This used to be a strawberry farm, and houses a collection of over 50,000 artifacts, from a hatpin to the 1893 Love Farm House.   Dress warmly because you’ll be walking from building to building outside. But, fear not. All boardwalks inevitably lead to the Ice Cream Parlour. Gate admission is free. Carousel rides are $2.21 per person. 

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Registration Information Boys and Girls living in the Cloverdale area born between 1989 and 2009 can register now! On-line Registration and Registration details can be found on the Cloverdale Minor Baseball website:

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Drift cards model oil spill flow Two environmental groups that dropped wooden drift cards to model the flow of oil from a spill in Vancouver Harbour say the initial results demonstrate how quickly local beaches could be fouled. Raincoast Conservation and the Georgia Strait Alliance dropped 1,644 cards six weeks ago at nine locations and asked people who found them to report the locations and times. Cards dropped off Point Grey and at the Second Narrows washed ashore very quickly, the groups say, suggesting oil spilled in the harbour could reach Vancouver and West Vancouver beaches within 24 to 48 hours and continue to wash up there for weeks. Those cards eventually circulated to the San Juan Islands, the Sunshine Coast and other locations, sometimes travelling 200 to 300 kilometres. The preliminary report of the Salish Sea Drift Card Study says it’s likely oil spilled at any of the test sites would reach much of the south coast of Vancouver Island from Sidney to Tofino, the San Juans, the southern Gulf Islands and the north coast of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. Project coordinator Andy Rosenberger said that’s a broader spread than Kinder Morgan estimates as a result of a spill of an oil tanker in the area filed in its application to twin its Trans Mountain pipeline. About 28 per cent of the dropped cards have been recovered so far. The map is updated as more are found and can be viewed at salishseaspillmap.org.

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Apartment rents rise slightly Metro Vancouver apartment vacancy rates are down slightly to 1.7 per cent and monthly rents have climbed $10 to $20 from a year ago, according to a new survey. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.’s Rental Market Report shows the average rent paid for a one-bedroom apartment in Metro Vancouver is now $1,005 (up from $982), while two-bedroom units rent on average for $1,281 (up from $1,261.) Apartment demand has been fanned by the nearly 30,000 new residents who moved to Metro Vancouver from other countries in 2012, the report said. It’s cheaper in Victoria, where average one-bedroom rents are $833, and the Abbotsford-Mission area is even more affordable at $676. Average rents below $600 were measured in Terrace, Prince Rupert, Williams Lake, Powell River, Port Alberni and Quesnel, which came in lowest at $534 for a onebedroom apartment. The vacancy rate rose slightly in Victoria to 4.0 per cent, but dropped in Abbotsford-Mission to 3.9 per cent. – Black Press

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CLOVERDALE WOOD CARVING CLUB Meets from September to June Tuesday evenings at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School 6151 180 Street from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. The woodwork shop is in the back of the school.

ENJOY GARDENING? The Cloverdale Garden Club meets on the second Thursday of each month from Sept. to June at Clayton Community Hall, 18513 70 Avenue from 7-9 p.m. Monthly guest speakers, field trips, raffle, etc. For further information please call Linda at 604-539-0068.

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South Fraser highway opens Controversial SFPR came at cost in dollars and farmland, but cuts travel times By Jeff Nagel The South Fraser Perimeter Road is now open fully open, providing a major new route that improves traffic flow for truckers and other motorists South of the Fraser. The new four-lane Highway 17 (the former Highway 17 to Tsawwassen is renamed Highway 17A) connects Deltaport to Highway 1 at 176 Street, with links to all five major crossings of the Fraser

River from the Massey Tunnel to the Golden Ears Bridge. “This new route is a game-changer for industry, commuters and tourists,” Transportation Minister Todd Stone said at the Dec. 21 official opening. “It will cut commute times for families and make B.C. more competitive by connecting key port and rail facilities with access to borders, the Tsawwassen ferry terminal and

the B.C. Interior.” The ministry estimates motorists will be able to get from Highway 1 in Surrey to the Tsawwassen ferry terminal in just 30 minutes via the SFPR, compared to an hour previously via Highway 10. The new 37-kilometre truck route, with an 80 kilometre per hour speed limit, is expected to take pressure off Highway 10, which is heavily congested in

Langley and Surrey, and pull trucks off other arteries, including River Road. Originally estimated at $800 million, the project cost soared to $1.26 billion as a result of higher-than-expected costs of land acquisition and environmental mitigation. It was to be complete in 2012, but only partially opened that year, mainly to provide a free route to the Pattullo Bridge for drivers seeking to avoid

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EXPERIENCE FRESHLY SQUEEZED BANKING Our Cloverdale branch located at 6456 176th Street, is now open after renovations, for you to enjoy our freshly squeezed approach to banking. G&F Financial Group is here to provide you with a fresh banking experience, ready and waiting. Banking has never looked this good! Questions? Contact our Member Hub at 604-419-8888 from Monday - Saturday (excluding statutory holidays) or bank online at www.gffg.com

Whether you are buying a home or refinancing an existing home, it is important to make informed housing finance decisions that will help make home ownership viable and affordable over the long term. Take the time to plan and review your mortgage options, terms and conditions and prepare yourself for managing your mortgage in the future. Mortgage Planning Tips When financing a home, the following considerations can help you to save money and provide for greater economic stability in the event of financial challenges down the road such as lower income levels, increased monthly expenses and/or higher interest rates. 1. Consider a lesser mortgage amount than the maximum you can afford Mortgage Professionals use two simple calculations to determine the maximum mortgage that you can afford. The first calculation, your Gross Debt Service Ratio, assumes that your monthly housing costs (mortgage principal and interest, taxes and heating expenses and half of the monthly condo fee if you are purchasing a condominium) should not be more than 35% of your gross monthly income. The second calculation requires that your entire monthly debt load (including housing costs and other debts such as car loans and credit card payments) not exceed more than 42% of your gross monthly income. This figure is your Total Debt Service Ratio. While these ratios help to determine the maximum mortgage and payment that you can afford, obtaining home financing at these levels may not leave you with much room to comfortably deal with any unexpected changes in your monthly budget. Taking a smaller mortgage can help to ensure that your monthly housing costs remain within your means. 2. Evaluate the impact of an increasing interest rate on your monthly payments Over the past few years, interest rates have been at historical lows. While this helps to make home ownership affordable today, an increase in interest rates could have a significant impact on your future monthly housing costs. For instance, home owners renewing a mortgage of $300,000 with a 3% interest rate could see an increase in payments of $325 per month if rates were to increase by 2%. Evaluating the impact of

increasing interest rates on your monthly payment today may help you to avoid financial difficulties in the future. 3. Plan to be mortgage free faster by reducing your amortization period The amortization period of your mortgage is the length of time it will take to pay off the entire mortgage. A longer amortization period can help to reduce your monthly housing costs, but will result in significantly higher overall interest costs. For example, choosing a 30 year amortization over a 25 year period on a mortgage of $300,000 at 4% would lower your monthly principal and interest payments ($1,427 vs. $1,578) but will result in additional interest costs of over $40,000. Besides higher interest costs, maximizing both the amortization period and mortgage amount can leave little room for flexibility in the event of future changes in your financial situation. 4. Create a “cushion” in case of unforeseen financial difficulties In addition to choosing a shorter amortization period, there are other ways to pay your mortgage down sooner, save money, and create some breathing room should you face unforeseen financial difficulties in the future. These include making accelerated weekly or biweekly payments, taking advantage of pre-payment privileges such as making lump sum payments to your mortgage principal, and increasing your regular payment amount. Ask your Mortgage Professional for additional information on these topics when arranging your financing. 5. Seek help if you have difficulty making your mortgage payments When unforeseen financial circumstances impact your ability to make regular mortgage payments, it’s important for you to take quick action. With early intervention, you can work together with your mortgage professional to find a solution to your financial difficulties. Your mortgage professional wants to establish and maintain a positive relationship with you over the long term, and is fully trained and equipped with the tools to help you deal with the temporary financial setbacks that you may be facing. If you have any questions, please feel free to give us a call. Be sure to always benefit from our expert advice and make sure you have a mortgage strategy that is properly structured and integrated into your overall financial picture.

the Port Mann Bridge toll. The fully opened route now lets tollavoiding drivers connect to either the Pattullo, the Alex Fraser Bridge or the Massey Tunnel. The project was controversial. Highway expansion opponents camped out for weeks at construction sites in protest and neighbourhood groups raised concerns about pollution and other impacts. The project also paved over ancient aboriginal archaelogical sites and ran along the edge of Burns Bog. But Independent Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington said the biggest impact has been the loss of about 1,000 acres of Delta farmland for the SFPR and other related Gateway road and rail upgrades. It really has had an impact on agriculture,” she said. “Even though some of the irrigation projects that came with it were good for the farmers in east Delta.” She and other critics fear the new transportation corridor will increase pressure to industrialize more agricultural land. “I can see a scenario where most of the land in Delta – a mile on either side – will go,” Huntington said. “The big winner is the port and the transportation industry – they’re who it was built for.” The province forecasts the route will generate 7,000 longterm jobs in Delta and Surrey by fostering industrial development. Instead of a freeflowing route, the province decided to build the SFPR with traffic lights at three interchanges to avoid the cost of completing additional overpasses and ramps right now that officials said are not yet needed. Various groups and politicians said that will mean more congestion and slower traffic flows than necessary. The federal government contributed $365 million to the project. The opening of the SFPR and also newly built lanes on Highway 1 west of the Port Mann Bridge has meant significant traffic pattern changes for some motorists this month.

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Cloverdale Animal Hospital is commited to providing compassionate comprehensive veterinary care to each and every pet who comes through our door. From routine checkups to advance surgery, we are equipped to handle all of your pet’s healthcare needs.

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Registration for the BC SPCA’s January and February youth workshops is open now – and the humane education department is urging parents to register quickly.

be held at nine BC SPCA locations in the Lower Mainland, South Vancouver Island and the Okanagan. Dates and times vary, as do themes, which include wildlife, cats, pet health and, in one case, horses.

Also in Maple Ridge, the second After-School Action for Animals Series starts up on Jan. 29. The series, geared at keen kids looking to make a difference, will run for four alternating Wednesday afternoons.

In the Lower Mainland, workshops will take place in Vancouver, West Vancouver, Richmond and Maple Ridge. “ We’re especially excited to host the first-ever Hurray for Horses Pro-D Day workshop in Maple Ridge on Feb. 28,” says Leiki Salumets, humane In January and February, education coordinator youth workshops will for the Lower Mainland.

Along with educational games and crafts, all workshops include a tour of the animal shelter or wildlife facility, as well as approximately one hour of interactive animal time (excluding the workshop held at Wild ARC).

“Every month we see workshops fill up more quickly than ever,” says Paula Neuman, humane education manager for the BC SPCA. “Unfortunately space is limited, so the best advice we can give parents is to sign up early.”

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

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329 PAINTING & DECORATING

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

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Only those of interest will be contacted. Van Kam is committed to Employment Equity and Environmental Responsibility. Getting a job couldn’t be easier!

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JOURNEYMAN AUTOMOTIVE Service Technician(s) in Hanna Alberta. Hanna Chrysler Ltd. offers competitive wages, relocation allowance, negotiable depending on experience. Bright, modern shop. Full-time permanent with benefits. Friendly town just 2 hours from major urban centres. More info at: hannachrysler.ca. Fax 403-854-2845; Email: chrysler@telusplanet.net.

PERSONAL SERVICES 182

FINANCIAL SERVICES

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.

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 320

MOVING & STORAGE

1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Across the street - across the world Real Professionals, Reas. Rates. Best in every way! 604-721-4555. MOUNTAIN MOVERS- Your trusted choice for residential moving services. (778)378-6683

329 PAINTING & DECORATING EDUCATION

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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Door distributor & manufacturer has a F/T afternoon opportunity available for 40hrs./wk. with our growing company. Experience is an asset. Must be career driven to join our dynamic team! Opportunity Available For Career Advancement! Competitive Wages & Benefits!

Fax resume: 604-881-2374 E-mail: MFortuna@ mouldingandmillwork.com

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TIMESHARE

www.paintspecial.com 604.339.1989 Lower Mainland 604.996.8128 Fraser Valley

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PLUMBING

10% OFF if you Mention this AD! *Plumbing *Heating *Reno’s *More Lic.gas fitter. Aman: 778-895-2005 CRESCENT Plumbing & Heating Licensed Residential 24hr. Service

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

BRO MARV PLUMBING 24/7 Plumbing, heating, plugged drains BBB. (604)582-1598, bromarv.com LOCAL PLUMBER $45 Service Call Plumbing, Heating, Plugged Drains. Mustang Plumbing 778-714-2441

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

604-812-9721

AUTOS: To buy or sell your car, truck, RV, van, 4x4 or trailer - this category has it all. You’ll also find automotive supplies and classic cars for sale, or you can list the vehicle you’re seeking. call 604.575.5555

JUNK REMOVAL By RECYCLE-IT! 604.587.5865

Carriers Needed! Routes available right away in Cloverdale, close to your home.

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3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour

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

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.

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108 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

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EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

James Western Star Truck & Trailer Ltd. in Williams Lake has an immediate opening for an experienced parts person. Full Time, competitive wages, benefits & signing bonus. Fax resume to: 250-398-6367 or email: nwejr@jamesws.com

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

GL ROOFING. Cedar/Asphalt, Flat roofs, WCB Clean Gutters - $80. 604-240-5362. info@glroofing.ca

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PETS 477

PETS

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

PETS

TOY POODLE PUP 8 weeks old. Male, white with black markings $700. 604-820-4230, 604-302-7602

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 512

BICYCLES

BMX BIKE

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

Grey BMX bike for sale - $215. The tires have great tread, nothing is worn down. Only problem is the back brake isn’t working properly but like it’s a bmx bike you don’t really need brakes in the first place.

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 P/B GERMAN ROTTWEILERS 3 female pups. Vet . Ready to go. $500/each. 778-899-3326

SALES

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TRANSPORTATION

MISC. FOR SALE

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS

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.

2007 MERCEDES. A luxury car like no other. This fully loaded Mercedes S550 4-Matic S class. Premium and comfort package includes - navigation, voice command, heated and cooled seats, power rear shades and blinds, premium sound system, panoramic roofs both front and rear. Absolutely has it all. Very clean inside and out. No accidents. 150,000 km. Asking $29,500 OBO. Contact me via email for further information at:

HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper?

CHIHUAHUAS, tiny tea cups, ready to go now, 2 males. $650. Call 604794-7347

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MERCHANDISE 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

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Advertising Sales Representative The Surrey Leader has an opening for an experienced Advertising Sales Representative. By joining the number one community newspaper serving Surrey/North Delta, you can realize your full potential while contributing to one of the fastest growing communities in Canada. The team environment at The Leader will inspire you to the highest level of customer partnership and reward your motivated approach to excellence. The ideal candidate will have experience, be a strong communicator, well organized, self motivated and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. A car and a valid driver’s license is required. The Leader is part of Black Press, Canada’s largest private independent newspaper company with more than 100 community, daily and urban newspapers in B.C., Alberta, Washington State, Ohio and Hawaii. Send your resume with cover letter by January 10th, 2014. Jim Mihaly publisher@surreyleader.com The Surrey Leader #200-5450 152nd Street, Surrey, BC V3S 5J9

REAL ESTATE 845 627

HOMES WANTED

639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES • DIFFICULTY SELLING? •

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RENTALS 736

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Fully Furnished & Equipped Like New Townhouse. Only 3 years old. Immaculate Deluxe, 2 bdrm. + Rec. Room/Office + 2 Full Bath T/House. Flr. to ceiling storage + storage rm. in garage. 6 s/s appli. d/w, w/d, Garburator. Crown Mouldings, 9ft. ceilings, H/W laminate flooring and slate tile. Gas F/P & Alarm. 1 car garage parking. Covered patio lower & outdoor patio upper. Amenities room incls. full gym, outdoor hot tub & pool. Walk to Morgan Heights shopping. NO Smoking inside & NO Pets! $2350/month. Available March 1.

604.488.9161

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SUITES, LOWER

CLAYTON HTS lrg bright 2bdr gr/lvl suite, 1100 s/f, sep laund, full bath, priv pkng, near transit, schools & all amens. NS/NP. Avail immed. $900/mo incl utils. 604-575-7636.

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Cloverdale Reporter, December 26, 2013