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14-month sentence for crossing double-line on 16 Avenue, killing South Surrey man

Dump-truck driver jailed for fatality Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

The man found guilty of dangerous driving causing death in connection with the head-on crash that killed South Surrey resident Jim Neiss has been sentenced to 14 months in jail. Glen Edward Theriault learned his fate – which includes a four-year driving ban – Friday afternoon in Surrey Provincial Court.

In imposing the term, Judge Paul Dohm said it had to be enough to “strongly denounce” the driving behaviour that resulted in Neiss’s death. At the same time, he acknowledged that incarcerating the 65-year-old “will not help him or his family.” Neiss, 59, died on Jan. 18, 2011 when his SUV was struck head-on by Theriault’s dump truck as Neiss drove east along 16 Avenue en route to his job as a

Langley school-bus driver. Theriault had just crossed a doubleyellow line in an effort to pass two vehicles when the collision occurred. The court heard during trial that Theriault told police the move was “a bad three-second decision.” In rendering his guilty verdict last November, Dohm described that same decision as “conscious, deliberate, risky.” “No reasonable person would even

consider driving in the manner the accused did in this case,” he said. Friday, an emotional Theriault apologized to the court and Neiss’s wife of 20 years, Brenda Michie. “There is no words that can ever undo what happened,” he said. “From the bottom of my heart, I apologize, for everything. I just pray that someday you’ll forgive me.” i see page 2

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Pursuit ended in death

Charges reduced against officer Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

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Officers surround a residential neighbourhood after receiving a report of a “barricaded person,” however, no one was arrested at the scene.

Police presence felt in White Rock neighbourhood – again

Armed ‘standoff’ a non-issue: RCMP Tracy Holmes & Nick Greenizan Staff Reporters

A suspected “barricaded person” in a White Rock home prompted a short but intense police response Friday afternoon. The response included several marked police cars, an armoured vehicle and a helicopter. Witnesses describing a “hostage situation” reported seeing officers with assault rifles at the scene and roadblocks throughout uptown White Rock. “It looked like a whole lot, but there was nothing,” Sgt. Manly Burleigh said Monday of activity near Maple Street and Goggs Avenue. Officers raced to the scene shortly after 3

p.m., surrounded the home and left by 5 p.m. Former MLA Ken Jones told Peace Arch News the owner of the targeted house told him police were “looking for a known person who had befriended a person who was a tenant of hers.” While responding officers were treating it as a “mental-health” situation, White Rock detachment issued no public statement that day. Monday, Burleigh told PAN it was “a nonincident… just a situation that involved what was believed to be a barricaded person.” “At the end of the day, there was not anybody even in the house, so it was a non-issue.” The incident drew a crowd of bystanders to

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Thrift Avenue and Maple Street. Police blocked that intersection and several others, and RCMP vehicles were parked at the Kent Street Activity Centre, which connects to Goggs Avenue. It was the second incident involving a heavy police presence in the area in just over two weeks. On Jan. 29, a plainclothes officer fired upon a taxi near Finlay Street and Russell Avenue, after investigating a “known crack shack.” Three people, including the taxi driver, were taken into custody and later released. Investigation into the alleged drug house is ongoing, as is an independent investigation by Coquitlam RCMP into the police-involved shooting.

A White Rock police officer who was charged following the 2011 hit-and-run incident that killed pedestrian Marilyn Laursen will not be tried in connection with the 56-year-old’s death. But Const. David Bickle will go to trial on a charge of dangerous driving causing bodily harm. The pursued driver who struck and killed Laursen, Kyle Brandon Danyliuk, is currently serving a two-year sentence, after pleading guilty in 2012 to four charges in connection with the incident. Following last week’s preliminary inquiry into the case against Bickle, prosecutor Steven Black advised the court he would be directing a stay of proceedings on a charge of dangerous driving causing death. It was one of two charges announced against the officer in August 2012, following a Vancouver Police Department investigation into the events leading up to Laursen’s death. The VPD alleged that the officer’s “actions and failure i see page 2

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‘Jail is not always the answer’ i from page 1 Sayson said. Outside court, prior to the sentence and Defence counsel Rishi Gill argued for a after reading her own emotional victim- suspended sentence, with extensive comimpact statement, Michie told Peace Arch munity service and a lengthy probation and News that she trusted that the judge would driving prohibition. make the right decision. He noted Theriault was diagnosed Regardless, “it’s not going to with post-traumatic stress disorder change anything for me,” she said. as a result of the incident and has “I just came because I want to see sought extensive professional help. it through to the end.” “It was not a pattern of behaviour. Michie told the court her life had It was an extremely wrong decision,” been forever changed by the death Gill said, describing Theriault as of Neiss, who she described as her an “active member of his church, a “soulmate.” devoted family man and a devoted “I miss my entire life,” she said. friend” who will never drive a comJim Neiss Prosecutor Winston Sayson had mercial truck again. victim asked Dohm to impose a jail term “Jail is not always the answer – in the range of 18 to 24 months and especially in this case. There is and a five-year prohibition, arguing that as nothing constructive that can happen, we someone who drove for a living, Theriault say, by sending Mr. Theriault to jail.” “knew better” than to drive as he did that Following sentencing, Theriault hugged fateful morning. wife Rose and son Ezra goodbye, emptied “The disobedience of the law by Mr. The- his pockets and was escorted out by the riault has caused significant grief and harm,” sheriff.

Victim’s sister embraces officer i from page 1 to follow the numerous federal and provincial guidelines regarding pursuit driving contributed to the death of a pedestrian.” After hearing submissions from Black and defence counsel G. Jack Harris, along with the evidence of several witnesses, Judge Paul Dohm ordered Bickle to stand trial in B.C. Supreme Court. The second charge relates to injuries suffered by the driver of a car struck during the pursuit. A publication ban prevents disclosure of any of the evidence or submissions heard during the inquiry, which several of Bickle’s co-workers and Laursen’s sister and brother-in-law – Lynné and Neale McCutcheon – attended.

Outside court Thursday morning, Lynné McCutcheon hugged Bickle, then described the stay of proceedings on the more serious charge as a relief. It means her family can finally move forward, she said. “I’m glad it’s kind of behind me,” she told Peace Arch News. “I just feel bad for David that he has to face another trial.” RCMP officials have confirmed that Bickle remains “operational” in the Lower Mainland. They would not confirm if he is still assigned to the White Rock detachment. The McCutcheons said they do not plan to attend Bickle’s trial, the date for which is to be set during a March 27 appearance in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster.

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PriceSmart switch backed by parent company, union members

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A Save-On once more.

The PriceSmart Foods store at Semiahmoo Shopping Centre is a SaveOn-Foods once again, in a move heralded as a win-win for both customers and union members. The changeover to new signage was completed as of Friday, part of a corporate move that transformed a total of 11 PriceSmart locations in B.C. – virtually overnight – to the Save-On banner. (The South Surrey location had previously operated as a Save-On-

Foods, and as an Overwaitea.) A statement from parent company the Overwaitea Food Group says the renaming is part of efforts to strengthen the Save-On-Foods brand, while offering more selection and more specials. Overwaitea spokesperson Julie Dickson Olmstead said Monday that noticeable impacts for customers of the renovated Semiahmoo store will be increased selection, plus “expanded options for natural, organic, glutenfree and local products.” At the same time, retaining five

PriceSmart stores – at the Fleetwood, Richmond, Grandview, King Edward and Coquitlam locations – allows that brand to focus on what the company terms a “low price platform with market-specific international food offerings.” In most of these markets, this translates to more food options catering to Asian-Canadian customers. The changes are seen as good news for United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1518 members in the 11 stores who voted 94 per cent this month in favour of the switch.

Dickson Olmstead said that while the two banners operate under different labour contracts, “wages are not negatively impacted by this change.” “Members will have increased job security and greater opportunity to reach a living wage…,” according to the UFCW website. This month, Overwaitea also announced the purchase of 14 Vancouver Island stores owned by Sobeys – primarily under the Safeway and Thrifty Foods banners – which it plans to convert to Save-On-Foods stores.

Vacancy rates high

City hall for rent Kevin Diakiw Black Press

During the 2011 civic election, Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts insisted the new city hall would cost a net $50 million. She arrived at that figure by estimating a lease on the old building at 14245 56 Ave. would bring in $47 million to offset the cost. She now says that number is $38 million. So far, no one has signed a lease agreement, however leasing agent Colliers International says Crown counsel will occupy about 45,000 square feet of the building, which will bring in $900,000 annually. That leaves 21,000 sq. ft. in the west tower and another 56,000 sq. ft. in the south tower. “Tenants are currently looking at entire floors of each of the buildings, subject to further negotiation,” said Colliers’ Dilraj Sohi. If the entire building can be leased, it will generate $2 million annually, Sohi said. Leasing the whole building may be challenging, however, given Surrey’s vacancy rate. An Avison Young report examining the region’s market paints a dark picture for Surrey at the end of 2013. “Surrey’s office-vacancy rate hit a record high of 17.3 per cent, up from 11.5 per cent at year’s end 2012, as a soft leasing market combined with a handful of large tenants leaving the market or moving into build-to-suit projects,” the Avison report says. The report also indicates suburban lease rates that throughout the region, will remain flat for the next six months to a year because of the heightened vacancy: “Surrey rental rates will likely face compression.” Canadian Taxpayers Federation’s Jordan Bateman remains skeptical as to whether the old city hall will be leased any time soon. Sohi noted the campus – part of a justice precinct – is wonderfully positioned for leasing. “The towers are situated on 15 acres of immaculately landscaped land, including walking trails, water features and access to an on-site restaurant,” Sohi said.

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Moving on up to City of Surrey’s north side

New digs palatial to some, gaudy to others Kevin Diakiw

ceiling windows and gracious views. The councillors’ offices are located on the fifth Black marble walls reach up eight metres inside level. Mayor Dianne Watts’ office, with adjoining the foyer of Surrey’s new city hall, while six sto- balcony facing south, is on the top floor. The 180,000-sq.-ft., LEED (Leadership in reys of window panes offer a view of a public Energy and Environmental Design) gold-certiplaza, a city library and Central City tower. The open atrium, with stone tile floors, fied building is touted as being more than just a spans the full six floors of the building, with city hall, with its council chambers also serving a 20-metre-long artwork centerpiece – a metal as a performing-arts venue and meeting place. Its district energy heating system uses geotherflock of birds – flying toward the large window. A wide staircase on the north side ascends, and mal energy, sewer-heat recovery and industrial at each landing serves as a bridge between the waste, reducing reliance on traditional methods. The new city hall has been east and west sides of the building. On Thursday – with just three ❝We can’t expect the described as “grand” and “palatial” days until city staff moved from private sector to invest by some, and “gaudy” by critics. A 56 Avenue into their new digs in our downtown core few have referred to the building as in North Surrey – workers were if we’re not prepared “Watts Mahal,” referencing the opuscrambling to put the finishing to do it ourselves.❞ lent palace in India. The city has been criticized by some for bortouches on the structure, sanding Mayor Dianne Watts rowing $97 million for a city hall down surfaces, covering exposed when other civic needs are becoming apparent. wire and screwing banisters into stairwells. Canadian Taxpayers Federation’s Jordan BateOfficials were confident the $97-million building at 13450 104 Ave. would be move- man said he’s getting an increasing number in ready by Monday, when the city officially of calls concerning how tax dollars are being spent. He says complaints are coming from started doing business at the new city hall. Much of the back areas of the hall are con- both the residential and business sectors. “Any time you’re spending almost $100 million structed as one would expect, with typical hubstyle workstations. The outermost offices – for on a building for bureaucrats, when you’re undermanagers and city councillors – have floor-to- policed, when you have other issues facing the Black Press

community, I think a lot of taxpayers are going to be nervous about it,” Bateman said last week. “Obviously, in Surrey, there are higher priorities for most people than building a new city hall.” Bateman – a former Langley Township counccilor – said city halls are never a popular project. “Most people go their whole lives without stepping inside it,” he said. “It certainly looks grandiose from the outside. The question is: have they gone for reasonable cost-saving measures inside? Is it going to be super fancy? Are there going to be marble counter tops, expensive carpet tiles, things like that?” Watts said that once the city announced it was moving its city hall, Surrey attracted $3 billion in private-sector development in Whalley. “We get those taxes in perpetuity for other pieces of infrastructure,” Watts said. “We can’t expect the private sector to invest in our downtown core if we’re not prepared to do it ourselves.” Watts said Surrey’s City Centre is going to be the region’s next downtown core. “It’s really important, when you’re building a downtown core, you have to have a city presence,” Watts said, noting the building has to meet municipal needs for decades into the future. While the building opened to the public on Monday, council meetings will begin there on March 31, once audio-video work is complete.


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City pledges more for safety Kevin Diakiw Black Press

Surrey is promising to beef up its law enforcement presence, adding 20 more community safety personnel over the next two years. The announcement, made Friday, comes as a result of the Mayor’s Task Force on Crime, which was struck after the city recorded a record 25 murders last year. Surrey has already planned to hire 12 RCMP officers this year and the same number next year.

Pedestrian fatality A man was killed when he was struck by a car in Surrey early Saturday morning. Police say the man was walking on King George Boulevard near 64 Avenue at about 6 a.m. Feb. 15 when he attempted to cross the road and was hit by a vehicle travelling northbound. He was taken to hospital but later pronounced dead. Police did not make the victim’s name public by Peace Arch News’ press time Monday. The driver of the car remained at the scene and no charges have been laid.

Five civilian support staff are also being added this year. However, Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts said Friday the city will also be hiring 20 new personnel who will be dedicated to community policing. They will not be gun-carrying police officers, but will patrol high-crime areas. “We want them embedded in the community, and that’s where they stay,” Watts said. Chief Supt. Bill Fordy noted a

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etro Vancouverites love a deal. That’s why they line up like lemmings to cross the border for savings in the U.S. or drive far out of their way to cross an untolled bridge – never mind the waste of gas and lack of value they place on their time. So the key to selling higher taxes to finance more transit expansion and bridge replacements will be appealing to their wallets with some personal benefit beyond paternalistic assurances that they must sacrifice for the livability of the region. Some mayors have suggested reducing the existing 17-cent-a-litre TransLink gas tax if a vehicle levy or comprehensive road-and-bridge tolling is imposed. That makes sense, as it would give drivers less reason to fill up outside Metro. Another proposal heard before is creating a homeowner grant for the TransLink property tax, which now averages $235 per home. The tax rate could then be increased somewhat without any impact on the typical homeowner – nonresidents and other investor owners would absorb the increase. Here’s another idea. Imagine a $200-per-year vehicle levy is imposed; but half of that – $100 – is returned to the vehicle owner in the form of a credit they can direct to either their TransLink Compass card account or their TReO tolling account. Drivers who shun toll bridges would be encouraged to cross them at least some of the time, helping unclog traffic jams on free crossings. Those who rarely commute across tolled bridges could take the Compass credit instead and would have more incentive to use transit, at least some of the time. Either TransLink or the province would get the credits eventually, so the revenue wouldn’t vanish, and the credits could be time-limited if necessary. The concept could form one of a series of value propositions that may better inspire a short-term focused me-first public that has difficulty imagining the gridlock of the future if nothing is done. There is no magic wand to solve Metro Vancouver’s transportation challenges. The reality is we will all have to pay more somehow. But it’s thinking like this that will be needed if the province remains determined to give voters the final say over TransLink expansion in an eventual referendum.

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the province on its likely impact. Here’s a partial list: Cancellation of specialty programs for vulnerable youth, construction of portables to meet arbitrary class-size restrictions, transfer of some students to other schools, closure of daycare and Strong Start preschool programs to free up space reallocated over the years, layoff of non-teaching staff and cancellation of school participation in the internationalstudent program. Premier Christy Clark and Education Minister Peter Fassbender have begun to push back against the conspiracy theory that has taken hold, pointing out that when the BCTF finally did get permission to strike, the cabinet of the day acted to prevent it. Here’s a recap. In late February 2012, nearly 28,000 teachers (90 per cent) voted to go to the full strike allowed by the LRB. The government tabled legislation to impose a cooling-off period, with provision for steep fines on the union for any further strike action, and appointed a mediator. This kept schools open, and eventually yielded a two-year deal. In April 2012, the union voted to withdraw all volunteer work by teachers. By this time they had been ordered by the LRB to prepare second-term report cards, in part so students would know if they could apply for post-secondary studies. Once again this mess is before the court of appeal. Perhaps there will be better recognition of the real world this time around. Tom Fletcher is legislature reporter and columnist for Black Press. tfletcher@blackpress.ca The Peace Arch News 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 Street, Nanaimo, B.C., V9R 2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www.bcpresscouncil.org


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Editor: I have always been led to believe that as adults, we are to set an example of appropriate behaviour and courtesy for youth to emulate. It seems that this does not apply to the automobile drivers on 148 Street in front of Semiahmoo Secondary. On any day of a school week – startup, lunch or school’s day end – one can witness the epitome of the worst aspects of driving to be found anywhere in B.C. Here, one can observe all the conduct that you wouldn’t ever want your son or daughter to do behind the wheel – talking on a cellphone, cutting in, inappropriate gestures, road rage and much more. Let us hope the students of Semiahmoo don’t copy this driver buffoonery or, heaven help us all, we are doomed. You can be sure the first student to lose his/her life in front of Semiahmoo will be at the hands of an adult parent driving like a moron. James Golightly, White Rock

Tie transit fee to Care Cards Editor: Recent articles in Peace Arch News raise the issue of how to fund transit, with the usual suggestion that it be related to home ownership. However, only a segment of the community are homeowners, and a large number of homes are lived in by extended or multiple families. We all have transit available for our use – some to a greater degree than others, admittedly. Surely a more equitable way to spread the financial burden can be found. In addition, it is understood that there is a lot of health-care fraud in our province. By some reports,

there are three to four times more Care Cards in circulation than the total of the population. So, how about linking transit funding to one’s Care Card? We all have Care Cards, which would mean we would all contribute to transit funding. Meanwhile, this extra charge would act as a disincentive to health fraud. Anthony Walter, Surrey

No lesson in later start Editor: Re: Early to rise not necessarily wise, Feb. 6 letters. This is in reply to the ‘loving mother’ who hates to wake her teenagers up on dark, cold mornings to get to school. She would like the school board to change the start times so that her children could have another hour’s sleep.

There is an easy, old-fashioned way to let them get their sleep quota; it’s called going to bed earlier. Also, bedtime should not include TV-watching, and there should be no phones, iPads and other sleepstealing devices in the bedroom. By carrying out this easy home remedy, she would save the school board millions of dollars and not incur the wrath of thousands of parents. Perhaps the letter-writer could put things in perspective by reminding her teenagers that 100 years ago, when this wonderful country was being created, teenagers had to get up before dawn to do chores to help the family and then walk miles to school in all weathers. No warm cars or big yellow school buses to make life easy. The greatest lessons children can learn and take with them through life are those taught at home. Your children are part of this world but the world does not revolve around them. K. Kent, Surrey

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Issues beyond B.C.’s borders Editor: Re: Clearing up coal issues, Jan. 28 letters; More than a health concern, Feb. 6 letters. Put me in the camp of letter-writer R. Morton in the coal-transport debate. I’m 70 years old and showing no ill effects from years as a shift engineer in three of Alberta’s coalfired generating stations. Letter-writer Bill Stewart’s response compares working with coal to smoking – a classic red herring. As in any industrial plant, you wear personal protective equipment and clothing while working safely. Stewart wanders off asking why we should accept the transport of American thermal coal. Because we are partners in North America’s free trade – and free transport – system, enjoying the prosperity delivered by that arrangement. After all, some Canadian potash is shipped from American ports on the Columbia River. Vancouver is one of the world’s leading ports with an advanced infrastructure that attracts customers like Wyoming’s coal producers. Stewart then asks why we should accept Alberta’s bitumen for shipment to Pacific Basin customers. What would happen to Canada as a nation if each province threw up barriers to its neighbours’ trade? Thankfully, the federal government regulates interprovincial trade and railways, thus doing away with such narrow-minded nonsense. Crude oil is already moving by rail through White Rock from southern Saskatchewan to American refiners. Bitumen is as easily moved by rail; this export commodity will reach customers one way or the other. While I’m a lifelong rail fan, I recognize pipeline is the best transport mode of hydrocarbon

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Organizing and scheduling medication is an essential part of health care too often missed, writes Zoe Menge.

Family docs not the sole solution Editor: Re: The family-physician dilemma in B.C., Feb. 6 column. Although I applaud the Ministry of Health and BC Medical Association’s attempts to improve access to family physicians, I have doubt this effort will make much of a difference to the health of our health-care system. Almost every week, I hear of overcrowding in hospitals or people affected by slow health care. Health care has become so complex, we need to consider doing things differently. The group BC Emergency Doctors states that up to 94 per cent of emergency-department patients already have a family physician. So what is the problem? As a home-care nurse, I see a variety of issues. First, although you may have a family GP, it is near impossible to see them in a timely manner. Second, those with chronic health conditions, who are on multiple medications, rarely receive the time they need to be fully assessed. I had one patient who became short of breath but had to wait three days to see her GP. The next day she ended up in emergency. Often I see patients who are elderly and dealing with dementia. My first visit is usually spent organizing medications. GPs don’t see this, so many patients miss medications that are essential to staying out of hospital. As columnist Chris Bryan states, he was left waiting for hours while his GP was delivering a baby. I highly doubt his GP would have had the time to help an elderly person organize their daily regimen.

Further, there are areas of practice that GPs just don’t have time to keep up on, such as wound care and immunization. I propose the BCMA and ministry of health consider the use of registered nurses and nurse practitioners, working in a team with family physicians. RNs and NPs have wide scopes of practice, as well as a mandate to educate our patients. Further, I’d like to ask why GPs are still performing women’s exams, STI counselling, wound care and immunization practice. These are all topics nurses are well educated in and sometimes more educated than GPs. I have heard of a number of teams of doctors and nurses or other health-care professionals that work effectively together. In fact, a doctor at an orthopedic practice in Ontario loves working with advancedpractice physiotherapists, as they ensure patients really need to be seen by a doctor. He says patients are educated about surgeries and recover faster, as they are better prepared, both physically and mentally. More importantly, their wait list for surgery has been reduced. There are some GPs who employ nurses in their practice. Unfortunately, because the nurse’s salary has to come from the GP, there is little incentive to hire more. We need to create a system where the right professional takes care of the right scope. If we do this, perhaps we will free up time for GPs to see patients who really need their expertise and thus decrease visits to emergency, which leads to decreased overcapacity in hospitals. Zoe Menge, Surrey

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Bylaw No. 2042 proposes to amend “White Rock Zoning Bylaw, 2012, No. 2000” to allow the City to prepare for the new Federal Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations. The other amendments are considered “housekeeping” amendments to the zoning bylaw to improve and better clarify those provisions that have been found ambiguous or difficult to administer. In addition, the subject bylaw proposes to amend the RI-2 One Unit (Infill 2) Residential zone to reduce the principle building height from 10.0 metres (32.8’) to 7.7 metres (25.26’). This proposed change will not affect any building permit applications currently issued or under review with the City.

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n 1965, Puran Singh Janetpura, then in his early 80s, was offered a chance by his family to join them in Canada from his native Punjab. Although he predicted – accurately – that his family and descendants would live prosperous and educated lives in their new country, he refused to go. He was still bitter, more than 50 years after an incident that affected his life, as well as relations between Canada and India. In 1914, the then-30-year-old was preparing for the trip of a lifetime. He was already well-educated, having studied at an English-language high school in Ludhiana, and had studied telecommunications at the University of Amethi. He was told at the time that any Indian was part of the British Commonwealth and would be welcome to study further in Canada. In March of that year, with passport in hand and $200 for a Head Tax, Janetpura – dressed in a suit, tie and turban – boarded the Komagata Maru in Calcutta. He was passenger No. 235 on a ship that would become legend. After two months at sea, the 376 passengers were refused entry in Vancouver for two months, from May 23 to July 23, 1914. Local officials cited the Continuous Passage Regulation, which stated that all immigrants must come directly from their country of origin. Due to the great distance between India and Canada, this was impossible, as ships required a stopover. The Komagata Maru had stopped in Hong Kong. It was in fact pressure from the white community that kept the passengers on the ship, deprived of food, water and medicine. Only the assistance from the 3,000-strong Sikh community in the Lower Mainland kept the 376 people alive. “They were not illegal immigrants,” says Janetpura’s grandson, Jaswinder Toor, a 52-year-old Surrey man. Under threat of Canadian naval gunfire, the ship was sent back to India, with only 20 passengers remaining in Vancouver. The voyage home meant the exiled passengers had been confined to the ship for six months. As they became increasingly agitated, they were hit by British gunfire when they returned to India. Twenty were killed, and scores were wounded. Janetpura and others were imprisoned for years, and he was later restricted to his home village. Toor says the Komagata Maru incident

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had a direct effect on Indian politics, and was a catalyst for an independent India – specifically as passengers spread the word that the British misrepresented what citizenship meant in its Commonwealth. Janetpura died in 1974, having told his family that while it was possible to have all of one’s possessions taken away, an education was eternal. It was a prescient statement, as all of Janetpura’s great-grandchildren in Canada have attended UBC for studies in the field

of medicine. Two of his grandchildren, Toor and his brother Raj, 49, who immigrated to Canada in 1976 and 1983 respectively, are observing this month’s opening of an exhibit marking the 100th anniversary of the Komagata Maru’s arrival on B.C.’s shores at the Surrey Museum. Echoes of the Komagata Maru: 1914-2014 features interviews with direct descendants of the steamship’s passengers, first-hand accounts of the boat’s arrival in Burrard Inlet, and images, video and sound clips from Surrey youth on the importance of the Komagata Maru incident today and issues that persist.

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Race winners The opportunity to hang out with a sasquatch spurred one family not just to enter the Ocean Park Amazing Race, but to win it. The race – which was held on Family Day last week – was won by the Tyler family, who entered the event after one of their children saw a photo of the Amazing Race mascot – the sasquatch-like Creature of Kwomais Park – in an earlier edition of the Peace Arch News and wanted to take part as a result. In the amazing-race style event Feb. 10, families received a package of challenge cards, which included brain teasers, physical challenges and Ocean Park history questions, as well as challenges in which family members had to identify community landmarks. In total, 20 families took part. Proceeds from the event – registration was $25 per family – will be put towards the revitalization of Fun Fun Park (1472 128 St.).

Order of B.C. Nominations are being received for the 2014 Or der of British Columbia. The honour recognizes individuals who demonstrate “outstanding achievements, excellence and distinction in their particular fields of endeavor,” a news release states. Nominations must be received by the first Friday in March. An independent advisory council, chaired by the Chief Justice of British Columbia will consider nominations. Forms are available from the Honours and Awards Secretariat in Victoria (250-3871616) or online at www. orderofbc.gov.bc.ca

Paint the town Peace Arch Hospital and Community Health Foundation will be painting the town red this spring. On Saturday, May 3, the organization will hold its annual Partners in Caring gala and this year’s theme – Paint The Town Red – will see White Rock’s Centennial Arena decorated in “a dramatic sea of black, white and red.” Guests at the event are also requested to wear the

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The Tyler family – dad Paul, mom Cristin and sons Ben and Graham – show off their Amazing Race trophy alongside George Docolas and event mascot, Creature of Kwomais Park. official colours. all in support of our Christopher Gaze, hospital.” the executive director For more, or to of Bard of inquire the Beach, about will MC the sponsorship event. or an Since auction 1989, the donation, gala has editorial@peacearchnews.com call the raised $2.5 PAHCHF million for office at Peace Arch Hospital. 604-535-4520, email “This year’s event is gala@pahfoundation. shaping up to be our ca or visit www. best ever in terms of pahfoundation.ca the evening’s festivities, auction items and Book sale entertainment,” The Rotary Club of said event co-chair White Rock is gearing Louise McKnight. up to host its 32nd “Everyone that attends annual book sale. will experience a Set for March 2-9, true celebration and it will be held in the fun-filled evening,

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Semiahmoo Shopping Centre (1701 152 St.) in South Surrey. Funds raised are to benefit the Source’s White Rock/South Surrey Food Bank, to which the club has committed to contribute $50,000 over the next two years towards the purchase and installation of an elevator – a muchneeded addition to the food bank’s new location at 2343 156 St. The book sale – which every year offers up tens of thousands of gently used books – has raised about $1 million over the years. For more information or to volunteer to help out with the sale, email wrrotary2014booksales@gmail.com

Animal gala The BCSPCA will be hosting its 10th annual Animal Lovers’ Gala on March 1 at Northview Golf & Country Club. Hosted by the Surrey branch, the gala will celebrate a decade of raising funds to support abused and abandoned animals, as well as the new Surrey SPCA facility. There will be a cocktail reception, live and silent auctions, a plated dinner and live music from Beatles tribute band the Day Trippers. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $125 each or $1,000 for a table of 10. For tickets and information, visit www. spca.bc.ca/surreygala

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YOUR FINANCIAL WELLNESS

There is Wealth Through Partnership

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Earl Marriott grads pose during a dance practice for their upcoming fashion show.

Cultural dances to be highlight of fashion show

Fusion fundraiser at EMS Tickets to Earl Marriott Secondary’s annual grad fashion show are now up for grabs. Dubbed ‘Grad Wishes’, organizers say the Arabian-nights themed show features unprecedented participation by the grads, with more than 90 playing a role. “It’s the first time ever we’ve had so much participation from the grads,” said Nirma Desai. The event, set this year for March 6, has been an annual tradition for about 15 years. It is a key fundraiser for the students’ drygrad celebrations. This year, dances Desai describes as “Persian/Bollywood” fusion are highlights of the evening.

“A little bit of drama, a little bit of dance and then the fashion show,” she said. A number of students are rehearsing routines weekly under the guidance of Shaimuk Bollywood dancer Priya Pranjivan, she said, noting Pranjivan is volunteering her time to the effort. In addition to the display of local merchants’ fashions, the evening is to include a silent auction, 50/50 draw, concession and door prizes. Doors open at 6 p.m., the show begins at 7 p.m. Tickets – $15 in advance, $20 at the door – are available at the school (15751 16 Ave.) or through Desai, at 778-896-3548. – Tracy Holmes

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE

TAKE NOTICE THAT pursuant to sections 24, 26 and 94 of the Community Charter, S.B.C. 2003, c.26, as amended, the City of Surrey (the “City”) hereby gives notice of its intention to provide assistance under a Partnering Agreement between the Phoenix Drug and Alcohol Recovery and Education Society (“Phoenix”) and the City, dated for reference the 17th day of December, 2013 (the “Agreement”). AND THAT the Agreement, as approved by Council on December 16, 2013, is part of a strategy to construct and operate a Social Innovation Centre (the “Centre”) on lands owned by Phoenix in the City in order to provide services that support the residents of Surrey, with the legal description and civic address as follows: Parcel Identifier: 029-246-067 Lot A Section 26 Block 5 North Range 2 West New Westminster District Plan EPP32495 13959 – 100 Avenue

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The form of assistance which is included in the Agreement involves a contribution of $1,000,000 for the construction of the Centre, payable in two equal installments, first upon 50% completion of construction of the Centre and second upon substantial completion of construction of the Centre. The City will also provide assistance under the Agreement in the form of secondment of City staff time to work with Phoenix regarding the development of collaborative community recreation or cultural programs and to coordinate the delivery of said programs with other City services and programs. AND THAT the Agreement and any relevant background documentation may be inspected at the City Hall, Office of the City Clerk, 13450 - 104th Avenue, Surrey, B.C., Monday through Friday (except statutory holidays) between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. Jane Sullivan City Clerk

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YOUR FINANCIAL WELLNESS How much life insurance do you really need in this province? B.C. has the second most expensive global real estate market. That means we have big mortgages. The average B.C. mortgage (including consumer debt) is $329,000. Is there a scientific way to figuring life insurance needs? Kind of. It depends on what your goals are. Do you want the funeral home cheque to bounce or do you want to leave the world a little bit better off when you depart? Life insurance is an important part of any Financial or Estate Plan. It creates money and solves problems for the ones we love. To figure it out, calculate: Last expenses plus income needs. Usually we want debts paid and our final expenses covered. Is it ‘bare bones’ or are you going out with a big bang?

A basic cremation might cost $5,000, whereas, a grand celebration of life could run about $25,000. Income needs at death: will someone miss your income when you die? To keep a family in “their world” takes about 70 per cent of family income. Add up your family income and multiply by 70 per cent. When you are gone, what’s the shortfall? Take this number and multiply by 15 and that’s a close estimate. The best way to figure it all out is to get some expert advice. Talk to a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU). They will help you for free. And free is a good thing in B.C.! Good luck to you in taking care of those that you love. - Courtesy AO Winter Financial Services

The key to investing without emotion Warren Buffett once said to look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy. When markets are volatile and negative news dominates, emotions can sabotage even the best long-term investment strategy. Investing is usually founded on the belief that the value of a security will go up. However, as an investment’s value rises, euphoria kicks in. Instead

of selling when markets are high, most investors buy more, as they believe values will continue to increase. On the other hand, when markets are experiencing a decline, emotions can lead to investors selling when they may be better off buying. To put it simply: emotional investing can lead to buying high and selling low – the opposite of an investor’s goal. Removing emotion

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Celebrating Chamber of Commerce Week FEBRUARY 17th - 21st

The South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce is proud to celebrate 77 years serving the South Surrey & White Rock Business Community.

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our local Chamber of Commerce is the heartbeat of your business community. A strong chamber provides your business with powerful representation to all levels of government on important issues that affect you. The Chamber allows you to network with other businesses, be part of seminars, join business groups and take advantage of special group life, dental and other programs. Without a strong chamber, the heartbeat of local business is silenced‌ Keep your community strong. Join your Chamber of Commerce.

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Council Message

CHAMBER MEMBER

Wayne Baldwin

Gordon Hogg MLA

White Rock City Council would like to thank the South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce for their commitment and contribution to the development of our local commerce and their ongoing support of the White Rock and Peninsula business communities.

Mayor

SURREY-WHITE ROCK My congratulations and thanks to the South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce for their dedication and efforts in promoting our local businesses and community.

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Louise Hutchinson

Bill Lawrence

Grant Meyer

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Larry Robinson Councillor

The Voice of Business for 77 Years "Having a Chamber of Commerce membership is not just about being a member of an organization; it is an investment in your Chamber and the Business Community"

Your Business' Competitive Advantage Grows With Your Chamber Membership

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Supporting Peninsula business owners since 1937

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unning a business is no easy task, and having a support and networking system in your community can be of huge value to an entrepreneur. For close to 77 years, the South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce has been dedicated to promoting local business, economic growth in the community and tourism on the Peninsula.

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From humble beginnings as a small, 35-member Board of Trade in May of 1937, the chamber is now comprised of more than 700 members, including businesses, professionals, community organizations and residents. The chamber has always been focused on supporting the economic and social well-being of the Peninsula, and making the area a prosperous and favourable

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place to do business. With so many members, the chamber is able to provide access, support and marketing opportunities to help its members’ businesses expand and create partnerships that benefit individuals and the community alike. One of the biggest benefits to becoming a member of the SSWR Chamber of Commerce is the

Please contact us to learn more about the many programs and services we offer, how you can help, and why our Society believes

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Chamber evolves each year with community › from page 18 opportunities, including business listings in the chamber’s various directories, event sponsorship and brochure placement are another important part of the chamber’s mandate to promote its members. Another perk to being a member is the second-tonone group health plan – including medical, dental, disability and extended benefits. Being part of a network that is comprised of hundreds of businesses also means referrals – a crucial aspect to any business, new or old. In 2009, the chamber fielded more than 30,000

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inquiries about businesses, services, programs, accommodation and attractions in the community. The chamber also initiates programs and events like the Business Excellence Awards, Taste of the Peninsula, Spirit of the Sea Festival, regatta and golf tournaments, and has helped promote the community as a cultural hub, attracting visitors from all over the Lower Mainland while showcasing the best the Peninsula has to offer. The chamber is constantly looking to the future as the business community on the Peninsula evolves and expands.

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Best in local business celebrated at annual awards The South Surrey-White Rock Chamber of Commerce honoured some of the region’s top people and businesses at its annual Business Excellence Awards last month at Hazelmere Golf and Tennis Club. The awards “honour those businesses, persons and organizations who motivate and inspire others through their exceptions achievements and participation in community service.” The business person of the year

(corporate) award went to Greg Timm of Pacific Customs Brokers. In addition to serving as CEO and president of the South Surrey company, Timm is chair of the Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championships, and in 2013 he led a Surrey committee that successfully bid on the 2016 Women’s World Fastpitch Championships. The other two nominees in the

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Libra, your patience is wearing thin, but you need to keep your cool or you could end up in a sticky situation at work. Ride things out until the weekend arrives.

TAURUS Feeling restless, Taurus? Spend some time with a hobby that you enjoy, whether that is cooking in the kitchen or building something out in the garage.

GEMINI Others may have trouble reading you this week, Gemini. That's because you are putting forth a few different faces. It is better for all involved if you remain consistent.

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White Rock. Info: Jacqui Querin Fownes, 604-531-6212. QStorytimes in French at the Newton Library every Wednesday, 3:45-4:15 p.m. from Feb. 19 to March 26. All welcome. QParents group for gifted children meets Thursdays at the Cloverdale Recreation Centre at 6:30 p.m. in room 206. Info and registration: Niovi, 604-329-0850. QVolunteers sought for Peace Arch Hospital’s PATH Weekend Volunteer program on Saturdays and Sundays. Training provided. Info: 604-535-4500, ext. 756708. QSalute to a senior nominations accepted to March 6 at www. salutetoasenior.ca Winners will receive $500 to donate to charity. QTsawwassen Tuesday Ladies Golf Club welcoming new members for 2014. Will play at Kings Link golf course. Info: Pat, 604531-5003.

QGardening presentations at White Rock Museum & Archives Feb. 16, 1-3 p.m. Topic: Sustainability and invasive species. Free. QA Snug Night In, an afternoon of celtic-themed stories March 9, 3-5 p.m. at White Rock Elks Lodge, 1469 George St. By donation. Info: standingroomonlythea. wix.com/standingroomonly QShoreline cleanup and invasive plant removal at Blackie Spit March 16, 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Register: Alison at a.prentice@ shaw.ca

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SCORPIO It isn't in your makeup to be meek, Scorpio. If something needs to be discussed, speak up and let others know your perspective on the situation.

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Join the cause and buy a pink shirt at London Drugs or at

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Cancer, now is the time to introduce your family to a special friend of yours. This person will be received graciously, so there is no need to fret about the meeting.

Capricorn, you have been doing a lot of waiting around, but now your patience is bound to pay off. You just need to wait a little while longer to bear the fruits of your labors.

LEO

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Leo, when you want to get something done, it is probably best if you do it yourself this week. This way you can bring your own unique approach to the task at hand.

Aquarius, a big adventure is on the horizon. The trouble is, you do not know what to expect and what to bring along for the ride. Things will come into focus soon..

VIRGO

You need to take a rest, Pisces. Otherwise, you will burn out very quickly. Friends are urging you to slow down this week.

Cash seems to be flowing out of your pockets this week, Virgo. You may want to sit down and make some adjustments to your spending habits so you can get your finances in order.

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Semi on roll since January

Totems take aim at Valleys Nick Greenizan Sports Reporter

Only a loss last week in the Fraser Valley Southwest championship game has put a damper on the run the Semiahmoo Totems senior boys basketball team has been on in 2014. The Totems have lost just twice since the Surrey RCMP Basketball Classic, once in the week after the early January tournament, and then last week in the aforementioned league championship, in which they dropped an ❝They know 80-63 decision to the Wildcats. they’re a good Tamanawis But in between, the team. They’re Totems reeled off 10 playing with straight victories, some confidence.❞ of which have come against provincially Ed Lefurgy ranked opponents, coach including Claremont, which was No. 6 in senior boys AAAA ranks at the time. “It’s just been a great stretch. The boys are really playing well,” said Semi head coach Ed Lefurgy. “They’ve been pretty good all season, but the difference now is that they know they’re a good team. They’re playing with confidence.” Despite wins over teams like Claremont, the Totems – who have not been among the province’s elite teams for years – have not cracked this year’s provincial rankings list, which is something Lefurgy and his troops are OK with. “We’re still under the radar, and that’s just fine. We like it that way,” he said. “We can still surprise people.” The ultimate goal for the Totems, Lefurgy said, is to earn a berth at senior boys provincials – something a South Surrey public school has not done in decades. But first, they’ll have to get through the Fraser Valley Championships, which start Wednesday at various locations, and wrap up at the Langley Events Centre at the end of the month. The Totems head into the Fraser Valley i see page 27

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Surrey Eagles defenceman Kale Bennett makes a pass up the ice during Sunday’s 5-2 loss to the BCHL-leading Victoria Grizzlies.

Team blows late lead against Chilliwack Saturday

Eagles win once on weekend Nick Greenizan Sports Reporter

The Surrey Eagles managed just one win in three games on the weekend, two of which were played on home ice. On Friday, the Birds celebrated Valentine’s Day with a convincing 5-1 win over the visiting Salmon Arm Silverbacks. But the next night at Chilliwack’s Prospera Centre, Surrey failed to make it two in a row after what appeared to be a victory-in-the-making over the last-place Chiefs went sideways in the final minute and collapsed into a 5-3 loss. The Eagles capped the weekend Sunday afternoon with a 5-2 home-ice defeat at the hands of the Victoria Grizzlies. But of the two losses, the toughest to

swallow, head coach Peter Schaefer said, was that he gave the team a bench penalty for Saturday against the Chiefs. unsportsmanlike conduct. With Surrey up 3-2 late in the third period, The Chiefs scored the go-ahead goal 25 Chilliwack tied the game with 56 seconds seconds later, and tacked on another 13 left – Matthieu Tibbet scored seconds later to put the game on a play that Schaefer thought ❝I don’t know what out of reach before the final should have been whistled it is, but it just seems buzzer. dead and a penalty dealt to the “I don’t know what it is, but like anything can Chiefs when Chilliwack’s Carter happen when we it just seems like anything Cochrane took out Surrey happen when we play play Chilliwack.❞ can forward Nathan Renouf. Chilliwack,” Schaefer said. Peter Schaefer “We thought there should’ve Jonaf Renouf scored Surrey’s been a penalty there – Renouf first goal, and Joseph Drapluk Eagles coach was face-down on the ice,” had the other two – one Schaefer explained. shorthanded and one on the power play. After the tying goal, Schaefer and others Surrey goalie Bo Didur was between the on the bench voiced their displeasure pipes, and was tagged with the loss while with referee Nick Swaine to the point i see page 27

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Purpose of Bylaw and Permit: The applicant is requesting to rezone the hatched site from One-Acre Residential to Comprehensive Development in order to develop a 70-unit townhouse project. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BYLAW 18165

Purpose of Bylaws and Permit: The applicant is requesting to redesignate the property from Suburban to Urban and to rezone the hatched portion of the property from One-Acre Residential Zone to Single Family Residential (12), Single Family Residential (9) and Semi-Detached Residential in order to subdivide into 15 small lots (7 RF-12, 4 RF-9, 4 RF-SD). In addition, a development variance permit is being sought to reduce setbacks in order to incorporate detached double car garages on proposed lots 1, 5, 6, 7 and 8. DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BYLAW 18161/18162

Surrey Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 18166 Application: 7907-0016-00 Location: 12538 Old Yale Road Purpose of Bylaw and Permit: The applicant is requesting to

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Surrey Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 18167 Application: 7913-0229-00 Location: 17715 – 65A Avenue Purpose of Bylaw and Permits: The applicant is requesting to rezone the hatched property from One-Acre Residential to Business Park in order to develop a multi-tenant industrial building. In addition, a development variance permit is being sought in order to increase the number of parking spaces and reduce setbacks in order to improve site circulation at the front of the proposed building DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BYLAW 18167

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Senior boys, girls events begin this week i from page 25 showdown seeded eleventh out of 24 teams. The top six teams will earn berths into the provincials. “That’s the goal – that’s what we’ve talked about,” the coach said of making the B.C. championships, which are set for March at the Langley Events Centre. “But first, our goal is to make it into the

final eight (at Fraser Valleys) and go from there.” Semi will open the tournament tomorrow against No. 22 Johnston Heights. Other south-end schools also playing included Tamanawis (ranked second), Elgin Park (24th) and Lord Tweedsmuir (15th). The senior girls AAA Fraser Valley

tournament also began this week, with teams playing first-round games Monday; results were not available by PAN deadlines. Tweedsmuir, ranked eighth, was set to play ninth-ranked Charles Best, while No. 12 Elgin Park was to play No. 5 MEI. The final rounds of the girls tourney will be played at the LEC this Friday and Saturday.

Final road trip of season set for this weekend i from page 25 stopping 28 shots on net. Sunday’s game against Victoria was easier to deal with, despite the loss, Schaefer said. Playing their third game in as many days, Surrey was also forced to play without Braeden Russell, Michael McEachern and Anthony Conti, who were injured against Chiliwack the night before. As a result, the Eagles played the BC Hockey League’s top team with four affiliate players in the lineup – Karsten Seidel from the North Delta Devils and Matt Bradley, Eric Callegari and Paul Savage from the major-midget Valley West Hawks – with the latter three coming straight from one of their own games. Veteran forward Colton Mackie – who has been in and out of the lineup with a hand injury most of the season – was also forced to dress, though Schaefer said he “played sparingly.” “We were short-staffed, and had some tired guys – especially the (affiliate players) – but we played the top team in the league hard, and we played fairly well,”

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Nathan Renouf celebrates a goal Sunday. Schaefer said. Darius Davidson and Nathan Renouf scored for the Eagles in the loss. Devon Fordyce got the start in net, stopping 27 Victoria shots. The lone bright spot for Surrey – aside from the moral victory of playing tough against the Grizzlies – came Friday, when the Birds jumped all over Salmon Arm en

route to the 5-1 win. Surrey took a 2-0 lead after 20 minutes thanks to goals from Chase McMurphy and Jonah Renouf, and captain Danton Heinen added a paid of power-play goals in the first 11 minutes of the second period to double the lead. One minute after Heinen’s second goal made it 4-0, affiliate player Nigel Swab scored his first-ever BCHL goal, with fellow AP player Ty Westgard – a South Surrey native – adding an assist. Alex Gillies scored the Silverbacks’ lone goal, with 1:06 remaining in the second period, and neither team scored in the final frame. The Eagles have three games left on their regular season schedule – a three-gamesin-three-days road trip this weekend on Vancouver Island – before they get a week off to prepare for the post-season. As they have for the entire second half of the season, the team sits fourth in the Mainland Division, seven points back of the Coquitlam Express, and will face the first-place Langley Rivermen in the first round of playoffs.

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Records for DeLeeuw White Rock Wave swimmer Elsa DeLeeuw wasted little time setting some new masters swim records. In just the second meet of the 2014 season, DeLeeuw, 90, swam four races, winning gold in each while also setting new B.C. and Canadian masters records in the bargain. In her age group – 90-95 – the South Surrey resident is also firmly in the top-10 all-time in the World FINA rankings. DeLeeuw won gold in 50-m free, 100-m free, 200-m free and 50-m breaststroke. Other results from Wave swimmers included Tamiko Fry, who was first in the 100-m butterfly, second in the 50-m freestyle and third in the 100-m backstroke; Tom Rayment, second in 50-m breast; Craig Slater,

first in 50-m back and 200-m individual medley and second in 50-m fly and 100-m IM; Teri York, second in 100-m back and third in 50-m free; Sharyn Richardson, first in 100-m IM and 50-m fly and second in 100-m breast and 50-m back; Andree Leduc, who won gold in 50-m back, 50-m free and 100-m free and bronze in 50-m free; Becky Willis, first in 50-m breast and 50-m free, second in 100-m free and 100-m breast; and Alida Brichon, who won gold in 50-m back, 100-m breast and 200-m breast, and snagged silver in 50-m free. Another Surrey swimmer, competing unattached from any team, was Ivan Vonic, who won silver in 200-m IM and 200-m breast. – Nick Greenizan

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Fourth-place The South SurreyWhite Rock Thunder ’99 returned home from Las Vegas last week with a fourth-place finish to their credit Playing in the Las Vegas Valentine’s Day Blast tournament, the Thunder fastpitch squad began with three games on the first day – against teams from Idaho, Vegas and Colorado – finishing with a 2-1 record. In playoffs, South Surrey lost its first game but – due to the doubleknockout format – had one more chance at a medal. To get back into contention, the Thunder played four straight games, only to face the Idaho Crossfire – whom they beat in the round-robin – in a do-or-die game. The Crossfire won the game 7-3 to capture the bronze medal. The Thunder, meanwhile, finished with a 5-3 wonloss record.

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RIDLEY, Fred On the day of love, February 14, 2014, Fred Ridley passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Peace Arch Hospital. Born April 28th,1929 in Newcastle, England he immigrated to Canada in 1954. Leaving behind six brothers and one sister to start a family in Vancouver, Fred moved to Richmond in 1967 and retired to White Rock in 1996. Fred was a family man first who taught the importance of love,laughter and dance. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Terry Ridley (still as slim as ever) and his eight children, including two sets of twins, 17 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Paul (Laura) Nikki (Tim) Chris and Carey (Anabel and Brenda) Mark (Johanna) Kevin and Katherine (Trina and Garth) Tricia (Rick). Grandchildren: Andrea, Meghan (Jamie), Jerod (Allison), Shauna (Tom) Tina (James) Tessa, Andrew, Jordan (Jessie) Kevin, Jennifer, Sara, Mikayla, Braeden, Christian, Luke, Elise, Quinn. Extended family Catherine Koch, Jackie and many more. Auntie Joan and her kids, Anne (Mike) Marie, Bernadette (Mark) Peter, Joan (Donna) Gabe (Safwat) Norman (Jeannette) Gwen (Mike). Their kids and so many more wonderful friends and family in Canada and England. Special thanks to Kim, Jane, Angela, Isaac, Cameron and all the smiling staff at Peace Arch Hospital. The mass will be held on Thursday Feb 20th, 2014 at 9am at the Star of the Sea parish 1153 Fir Street White Rock. Followed by a celebration of Fred’s life at 11am at Victory Memorial Park 14831 28th avenue Surrey.Donations will be graciously accepted by Loveistheanswer.ca to help empower the children in Uganda. A charity close to Fred’s heart.

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Joyce O. Alp APRIL 28, 1928 - JANUARY 12, 2014 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loving Mom and Nana. Joyce is survived by her daughter, Katherine, granddaughter Samantha, partner Jack Moyes, and brother Douglas Bowman. Predecased by her son Robert and brothers, Larry and Ken. Joyce was a bright, happy amazing person that loved to dance and everyone she loved, loved her back even more. Her laugh was contagious and her friends were almost too numerous to count. Joyce grew up in Ford City, Ontario during the depression, with her Mom, Elsie and her father, Sydney. Her family decided pack up all three brothers, Doug, Larry and Ken in an old Ford and Elsie drove them all out to live in Vancouver. Quite the drive through the Rocky mountains in the mid 40’s. Joyce had numerous careers, working at Mainland Foundry, raising two children (Kathy and Rob) working for Frank MacKinnon as a conveyancing secretary, and then overcame the great challenge to obtain her grade 12 graduation to then study at UBC to become a Notary Public. She became a well-known business woman in White Rock /South Surrey and loved her work and staff and threw the best Christmas parties in town… Joyce lived best when she was entertaining … and loved to cook for crowds, the more the better. She was one of the best fruit pie makers in the whole world. She had a deep love for the ocean and salmon fishing, instilled by her beloved father, and could often be found out in her boat, by Saturna Island trolling for the big Pink. She loved to dance and was married twice , first to John Craig and then to Ernie Alp , but found her true love late in life, meeting Jack and travelling the world .Joyce lived her 85 years with a big smile on her face every day. We would like to thank the wonderful staff at Crescent Gardens, who provided such loving care for Joyce in her last few years, as Alzheimer’s disease took hold. There will be a Celebration of Life on Thursday, February 27 2pm at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock.

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Tochi KANHAY SINGH 1925 - 2014

TIRLOCHAN (TOCHI) KANHAYA SINGH (NEE KAUR), 1925 - 2014 Tirlochan K. Singh, born in New Delhi, India on Nov 21st, 1925, transitioned on January 28th, 2014 at 7:27 pm in White Rock, B.C. Tochi was preceeded by her father, Dalip Singh, mother Prem Kaur, brothers Nirmal Singh and Davinder Singh, and both husbands, Tej Bhan Singh and Kanhaya Singh. Tochi was the eldest of 8 siblings: 5 sisters and 3 brothers. Her father worked for the National Life Insurance Corporation of India, and was transferred often, so Tochi lived in many places throughout India. In 1946, she married Tej Bhan Singh, a forester. They had one son, Romi Singh, and one daughter, Pummy Kaur. Tochi received BA, BEd, and MA degrees in India by 1954. After separating from Tej Bhan Singh, Tochi went to the U.S.A. in 1954 to attend Duke University, North Carolina, to complete an M.Ed, while her children remained with her mother, Prem Kaur, in Agra, India. Upon return to India in 1956, she began teaching and eventually became the head of a teacher training college. In December 1959, Tochi migrated to Leeds, U.K. with her children, where she taught till August 1963. Tochi and her children were then sponsored by the Canadian government to migrate to Winnipeg, on the condition that she teach there for two years. Which she did for more than 26 years, till retirement in December 1989. In the summer of 1966, she vacationed in India and brought back a new husband: her father’s boss, the President of the National Life Insurance Corporation of India! Kanhaya Singh, a top agent with Great West Life, and Tochi lived in Winnipeg, and travelled the world during school vacations. They hosted large, lavish parties for their friends, and together were a prominent feature of the Indian landscape in Winnipeg, helping in the foundation of a Sikh Gurudwara and a Sikh library. Tochi loved fashion, her family and travelling. She was famous for her story telling and for her raunchy jokes at parties. Her home knew no limits to hospitality. Tochi’s last few years were spent at The Al Hogg Pavilion of The Peace Arch Hospital, where she was truly loved by so many on staff, to whom the family is very grateful. She transitioned very peacefully, while in the arms of her daughter, looking into each others eyes, and with one grand-daughter, Cadence, by her side. Tochi is survived by her son Romi Singh of Washington, U.S.A., daughter Pummy Kaur of White Rock, B.C., sisters Sarbjit Kaur, Harbhajan (Kaur) Pal, Manjit Kaur, Amrit (Kaur) Smagh, 9 grandchildren, 7 nieces, 4 nephews, many grand-nieces and grand-nephews, and dozens of cousins, spread all around the world. There was a small service and cremation held for immediate family on Sunday, February 1st,. It will be followed by a big celebration of her life, on Feb 22nd, to be held in Surrey, BC and another full Sikh memorial service and big celebration in the summer in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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CLEANING SERVICES

$12.00/hr on Most Odd Jobs. Painting, yardwork, lawncutting, etc. Call 778-239-9517 (NOT HIRING)

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

2014 PARTNERS IN CARING GALA

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

Call (604)538-9600

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

VOLUNTEERS

• TREE PRUNING & TOP • HEDGE TRIMMING • TREE REMOVAL

.www.dialalaw.org 1.800.565.5297

Required for PSR focused home. HEU Certified.

163

(604)347-6239

A+ Lawn & Garden - Residential & Commercial services. 604.908.3596

MENTAL HEALTH

SUTCO requires a dispatcher for flat deck division, position is based in Salmon Arm BC. Working knowledge of highway logistics is a must. Experience with Qualcomm and Tailwinds Programs would be definite asset. Sutco is an equal opportunity employer and offers employees great pay, extended health benefits, and a pension plan. Submit resumes on line www.sutco.ca / fax to 250 357 2009 or email brandon@sutco.ca

Homes & Condo’s Commercial Buildings Small Reno’s Drywall & Ceiling Repairs

RUTHERFORD PAINTING

MEDICAL/DENTAL

PROFESSIONALS/ MANAGEMENT

Repaint Specialist

778-855-5361

CARE AIDE WORKERS

151

329 PAINTING & DECORATING

RENE’S SPRAY & BRUSH PAINTING

TILBURY Restaurant in Delta need part or full time kitchen or front counter helper. Mon.-Fri. 10-2 p.m. start at $12.00/hr. Experience needed and fluent English. Call before 11 a.m. or after 1:30 p.m. 604-9465050

139

GARDENING

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

MECHANIC

NOW HIRING

Gala Volunteers Needed

Paint the Town Red for your ER

239

Required F/T for Vancouver Outboard. Primary duties will include maintenance troubleshooting and repair of diesel & gas marine engines. Knowledgeable in vessel electrical systems is an asset. Must have own tools and a valid drivers license. Exc. Compensation Based On Experience. Please forward resume: vancouveroutboard@ telus.net

DELUXE RESTAURANT

You'll find something for the kid in you in the Classifieds! 604-575-5555

VOLUNTEERS

LEGAL SERVICES

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

*Spring Clean *Pruning *Gardening *Garden/Shrub Removal *Fencing *Lawn Services. Call 604-597-8500 www.lawnranger1990.com

WANTED: OPERATIONS FORESTER required to lead team in Alberta. Permanent full-time opportunity for qualified experienced forester with supervisory experience. Email resume to: njb_ins@telus.net

163

188

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

LOOKING FOR FAMILIES to host students. 604-538-7536 or Email: mariastauntonhomestay families@gmail.com

Resumes may be dropped off between 12- 5pm 15475 Marine Drive

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

PERSONAL SERVICES

www.affordablemoversbc.com

$45/Hr

LOCAL & LONG DISTANCE

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

338

PLUMBING

PEACE ARCH Plumbing & Heating http://plumbingvancouver.ca CALL NOW: 778-998-6420 20% Off for seniors 55+ hot water tanks, plumbing, heating, gas fitting, specializing in kitchen and bathroom renovations! 10% OFF if you Mention this AD! *Plumbing *Heating *Reno’s *More Lic.gas fitter. Aman: 778-895-2005

A Gas Fitter ✭ Plumber

604-537-4140 778-230-4150

RENOS & REPAIRS Excellent price on Hot Water Tanks Furnace, Boilers, Plumbing Jobs & Furnace & duct cleaning

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

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

329 PAINTING & DECORATING

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 378

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

VACUUMS

560

RENTALS

MISC. FOR SALE

706

APARTMENT/CONDO

Restless Leg Syndrome & Leg Cramps? Fast Relief In One Hour. Sleep At Night. Proven For Over 32 Years. www.allcalm.com Mon-Fri 8-4 EST 1-800-765-8660. SAWMILLS from only $4,897 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT.

S.Surrey LUXURY CONDO 2 bdrm 1069sf, S.facing corner unit, large gourmet kitchen w/granite counters, gas stove, both bedrooms with ensuite. Incl gas f/p, W/D, sec u/g prkg, spacious deck & amenties room. Fully furnished $1800/mo, unfurnished $1700/mo. 604-574-3067

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

REAL ESTATE .vacuumstoretoyoudoor.com 1.888.454.2299

RENTALS 736

741

PETS

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

341

PRESSURE WASHING GUTTER CLEANING POWER WASHING

SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE

Call Ian 604-724-6373 POWER WASHING since 1982. WCB/Liability insurance. Call Simon for prompt service. 604-230-0627

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

477

PETS

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

627

HOMES WANTED

CHIHUAHUA’S - Reg’d microchipped, cert. of pedigree, health records, shots, dewormed, paper trained, $595. 604-353-8750 charlesfoyers@gmail.com

We Buy Homes BC • All Prices • All Situations • • All Conditions • www.webuyhomesbc.com 604-657-9422

DO YOU LOVE DOGS? We need loving foster homes for med.-lrg. sized dogs. 604.583.4237

WHITE ROCK. 2 Bdrm Walk to mall/bus. $1195 inc heat / h.water, washer/dryer Adult oriented. NS/NP 604-536-9565 / 604-765-9565. WHITE ROCK: Avail now. 1 Bdrm Heat, h/w, cble & prkg incl. NS/NP, ref’s, adult oriented. (604)385-0275 WHITE ROCK, Haighton Manor 1 Bdrm, balc, heat/h/w, quiet bldg, central loc. NS/NP. 604-531-6714 haightonmanor@terracrestpm.com

WHITE ROCK SUNSET VILLA

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

1 Bdrm. w/ D/W & Gas F/P Large balcony. Concrete building.

$900 incls. HEAT & H/W. 1 block from Semiahmoo Mall. Available Immediately!

D Conversion from Cedar to Asphalt, Shingles, Fiberglass D 30, 40, 50 years Warranty D WCB, BBB, Liability Ins. Free Estimates. Call Gary 604-599-5611 OR Visit

www.bestbusyboysroofing.com

356

RUBBISH REMOVAL

WHITE ROCK .COM

CALL ROGER 604-

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 506

CHEAPER PRICES

Service to fridges, stoves, washers, dryers & dishwashers. Reasonable. Also Appliance Removal Call Mark (604)536-9092

www.castrosjunkremoval.com You Name It & It’s Gone! Also, Demolition Services. 778-891-4017

EXTRA

RUBBISH REMOVAL Almost for free! (778)997-5757, (604)587-5991

APPLIANCES

523

UNDER $100

CLOSET DOOR. Mirror sliding closet door - 2 panels - 4’ bypass opening. $100. Call 604-535-1369.

524

UNDER $200

SALAD MASTER - FULL SET with: pots, pans, elec pan, grater, instruction books, etc. Like new. Bought $2000. Sell for $150. 604-597-4184

551

GARAGE SALES

S.Surrey. In House MOVING SALE Saturday, Feb 22nd, 9am-1pm. 2714 PARKWAY DRIVE Furniture, Household Goods, Clothes, Pump Organ, Etc.

560

MISC. FOR SALE

JUNK REMOVAL By RECYCLE-IT! 604.587.5865 www.recycleitcanada.ca

.Russells Rubbish Removal 604-787-7355 White Rock / South Surrey

bradsjunkremoval.com

Hauling Anything.. But Dead Bodies!! 20 YARD BINS AVAILABLE We Load or You Load !

604.220.JUNK(5865) Serving Metro Vancouver Since 1988

TOWNHOUSES

TOWNHOUSE $299,900 SALE 3 bed 2 bath & 2 car garage, just by Costco. 1-20540 66 Av, Langley, Visit www.RealtorGlen.ca or call 604-618-0484

RENTALS

Peace Arch Appliance

968-0367

CHEAP

709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL

RON Morin

641

RUBBISH REMOVAL Seniors Discount RELIABLE, SERVICE 7 days a week

BEAUTIFUL open concept executive studio condo available for rent now. Unit is fully furnished and features top furnishings and granite countertops as well as top of the line appliances including gas range, dishwasher and insuite front loading washer, dryer. Bathroom has soaker tub and multi jet shower. Call now for a viewing or with more questions 604-679-1510 Jeff. Rent is $1200 per month thanks!

MINI DACHSHUND puppies - born Dec.11, 2 females, unique smooth coat silver dapple, raised by 12 yr old girl in 4H dog obediance, well socialized. 1st shots and deworming, $800 (will go toward education fund) 604-820-4827 Mission 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

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.

FEBRUARY STEEL OF A DEAL 1/4�, 3/8� Plate. Var sizes & widths available. 7 truck loads of Plate still available. Call for lists of loads. 400,000 lbs 1/2� X 4’ wide, Coils Mild Steel 4½� ODx.337 wall & 7� ODx.317 wall x 44’ Pipe. Sea Container - 20’ $1,999 & 40’ $2,199. Call or email for further information or prices. TARGET STEEL & SEA CONTAINER SALES targetterry5@gmail.com 604-792-3434

746

700

S. SURREY WAREHOUSE approx 1000 sq.ft., concrete flr, 16� roll up door, gated, suitable for storage, $650/mo, avail now. 604-835-6000

736

HOMES FOR RENT

AMAZING OCEAN View East Beach 4 Bdrm Home $1990 2100 sq ft. April 1st call 778-240-4319 w w w. V I E W W R H O M E . YO L A SITE.com

RENT TO OWN

CRESCENT BEACH - charming newly renovated (inside and out) 2 bdrm, 1 bath home with gas fireplace, w/d, small office, garage and lovely fenced in yard.

STOP RENTING! RENT TO OWN! No Qualifications! Flexible Terms! CLOVERDALE - 60th and 176th Spacious 1 Bedroom Condo. Only $880/mo. Option Fee Req’d 604-657-9422

706

The Scrapper

OFFICE/RETAIL

851

Minimum one year lease. $1700. 604-290-5673

APARTMENT/CONDO

TRUCKS & VANS

747B SENIOR ASSISTED LIVING

750

Swimming Pool & All Amenities.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS

SUITES, LOWER

OCEAN PARK - Quiet area. Large grnd level, 1 bdrm with private entry, lrg patio, full kitchen w/skylight, jetted tub, shower, gas f/p, cvrd prkg, share W/D, near bus & amens. N/S N/P. $825/mo incl utils & cable. Avail Mar 1st. Call 604-531-1082

OCEAN VIEW WHITE ROCK avail March 1. 2 bdrm sunny, lower suite w/own driveway, level entry & walkout patio area. Ocean view, only 2 min to White Rock pier & 5 min to uptown shops & restaurants. Quiet, no-through traffic street. 1 bath, in-suite lndry & gas f/p. All utils & heat incl. $1200/mo NP/NS. Refs req please. Anytime after 6pm 604-535-5899. S.SURREY Ocean Park. Newly reno’d grnd flr 2 bdrm ste. Walk to all amens/shops. Shrd lndry. Avail now $950/mo incl utils. 604-541-9082. SURREY 127/61. Clean 1 Bdr, suit quiet person, ref’s, ns/np. Avail now $600 incl cable/hydro.604-596-5591 SURREY: Panorama - 2 bdrm bsmt suite. avail. Feb. 15th. Close to both levels of school, banking, shopping YMCA, easy access to Hwy 99 & 91. Inc. utils, cbl, net & phone lines. $800/mo. N/S, N/P. (604)503-0532

Auto Financing 1.800.910.6402

812

AUTO SERVICES

BRIAN BROWN’S Auto-Tech Clinic LTD.

NOTICE is hereby given that creditors and others, having claims against the estate of Johannes Hermanus Schryvers formerly of #198 - 1840 - 160th St, Surrey, B.C., V4A 4X4, deceased, are hereby required to send the particulars thereof to the undersigned Executor, c/o Highpoint Law, 308-2626 Croyden Dr., Surrey, B.C., V3S 0S8, on or before March 13, 2014, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that have been received. Caroline M Klein & Johannes H Schryvers Jr, Executors.

~ Since 1980 ~

General Service & Repair #4 - 2450 King George Blvd. Surrey

(604) 531-1363 Behind Don Beck Collision

WHITE ROCK. 15506 Buena Vista. 1 bdrm + den, shared w/d. $950 elec/gas incl. Suits quiet indiv. N/S N/P. Phone 604-250-0017. White Rock, 1/bdrm suite. Newly reno’d. SS appl, d/w, W/D. Granite countertops. Incl util. Suits 1 professional person. N/S, N/P. Avai. now $1000/mo. 778-322-5057 WHITE ROCK: NEW 2 bdrm, very large, new appls, inste lndry & cvrd patio. Immed. $1200. 604-626-5680 WHITE ROCK small 1 bdrm in priv home, gas f/p. incl utils/cbl shr lndry NP/NS Suit 1. $700. 604-542-2244

SUITES, UPPER

WHITE ROCK, Hospital area. Walk to mall/bus/schools. Large updated 2 level with yard. Parking, storage. 3 baths. 3+ bdrms or den or office with sep entrance. Refs req. $1950. Avail Jan. (604)315-0782.

1 & 2 Bedrooms Well maintained Concrete High Rise in White Rock close to shopping.

2004 F250 - 4x4, KING CAB, shortbox, auto, black, 180kms. $7700/firm. (604)538-9257

S. SURREY 1 Bdrm. Resort 65 plus retired living @ the Royale Pacifica (walk to mall) 1 prkg, lrg patio, grnd level, pet ok. Furn. or unfurn. $1800/mo. Milan 604-505-1326

751 ACTIVE SENIOR

ROOMS FOR RENT

OCEAN PARK lrg bdrm, up, furn., sink, lndry. $485. Now. ns/np. Sml portion hydro/gas. 604-535-5953

707 APARTMENT FURNISHED

MALE WESTIE. Top of the line pup. Registered, email for more info. Video avail. $795. 604-353-8750 charlesfoyers@gmail.com

AUTO FINANCING

WHITE ROCK - 2nd floor back of commercial bldg. Large space previously residential, would suit studio or light office. $900. Avail now. Call for more info: (604)531-6916

Call for appt to view 604.541.6276

MALE POMERANIAN registered, micro-chipped, all health records, video avail. $795. 604-353-8750 charlesfoyers@gmail.com

BEST BUSY BOYS ROOFING LTD.

#1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200

Need A Vehicle! Guaranteed Auto Loan. Apply Now, 1.877.680.1231 www.UapplyUdrive.ca

• DIFFICULTY SELLING? •

FEMALE YORKIE - Micro-chipped Reg’d, cert of pedigree, video avail. health records. $795. 604-353-8750 charlesfoyers@gmail.com

810

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

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

TRANSPORTATION

Call 536-5639 to view & for rates

Call 604-538-4599

639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES

FEMALE PEKINGESE top of the line pup, reg’d. Email for more info. Video avail. $795. 604-353-8750. charlesfoyers@gmail.com

Save-More Roofing - Specializing in New Roofs, Re-Roofs & Repairs. 778-892-1266

2 Bdrm, 4th flr, $1065/mo. Kitchen & bath renod. Avail Now. Quiet, well kept building. Hot water incl. Nr shops, bus, & hospital.

845

Surrey, one ground floor office/retail unit 526 sq ft. in quiet Rosemary area.

WHITE ROCK

BRIGHT 2 Bd. 2 Bth. quiet condo in Ocean Ridge at 5 corners in White Rock. Beautifully finished and updated. Central location with transit at your door. Enjoy the ocean view from 300+ sq. ft. south facing patio. No age restrictions, rentals and one pet allowed. Move in condition. Available immediately. Asking $309,000. Call 604-538-1811

TOWNHOUSES

S.Surrey,Morgan Crossing, 4 bdrm, 2.5 baths. $2200/mo. 5 appls, NS. RENT or RENT TO OWN. Avail March 1st. Call 604-538-0940

Rosemary Centre

WHITE ROCK. 1 & 2 bdrm suites $860/m & $985m incl cbl/heat/prkg, NS/NP. Avail now. 604-535-0925

APARTMENT/CONDOS

752

TRANSPORTATION

3388 Rosemary Hts Cres.

.604.536.2216 www.bhserviceplumbing.org

609

HOMES FOR RENT

S. SURREY EXECUTIVE HOME 4 Bdrms, 3.5 baths, main floor mstr with 5 pce ensuite, dble detached gar, granite counters, oak cabinets, SS appls, hot tub on cvrd deck off mstr & games room over garage, 3200 s.f. 1 Year lease with option to renew, $3350/mo., ref’s req’d. N/S, sm pet neg. Apr 1st earliest; May 1st preferred. Call Chris, days 604579-1505, eves 604-536-1055.

RENTALS

752

UTILITIES INCLUDED. NS/NP

827

VEHICLES WANTED

Model T or Model A Pickup truck body in fairly good shape wanted. Motor not necessary but needs to be on wheels. Cash! 604-576-0181

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TOWNHOUSES

Call 604-538-5337 BRAND new apartment. MORGAN CROSSING - South Surrey. Top floor, corner unit. 2 Bdrms,2 Baths,6 Appliances, common patio for bbq’s, underground parking and storage. Shopping, dining, Steve Nash Gym all close by. N/P, N/S. $1350/MO. Over 800 sqft. References req. Contact: Shafiq Rahman (primary) 604-541-3664 Raheel Rahman 778-883-4417

Skyline Apts White Rock Quiet community oriented living.

1 & 2 Bdrm Suites Hot Water & U/G Parking Incl

Call 604-536-8499 www.cycloneholdings.ca

S. SURREY: 1bdrm, h.w & heat inc. u/g prkg, pool. Cls to Semiahmoo. Mar 1. $825/mo. 604-535-8199

~ Fir Apartments ~ 1455 Fir St WHITE ROCK 1 Bdrm suite avail now Heat & hot wtr incl. Swimming pool & rec room On site mgr

Call 604-536-0379

..

SOUTH SURREY EXECUTIVE

Fully Furnished & Equipped

Short Term or Long term! Hotel Living

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! $2250/mo. Avail. Now or March 1

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604.488.9161 WHITE ROCK, 3/bdrm home with attached garage, 5/appli, hdwd floors. f/p. N/S, N/P. Avail March 1. $1600/mo. Mt Baker view from front deck. (604)835-4186

         


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