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Few show up as city passes tax bump BY PAUL J. HENDERSON phenderson@chilliwacktimes.com

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Sardis homeschooler and backyard chicken advocate Gina Carew poses with her 11-year-old son and nine-year-old daughter by the family’s backyard greenhouse and fruit trees.

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ersistent pecking at a City of Chilliwack bylaw banning urban backyard chickens has gotten some attention at city hall recently, but the dual threats of disease and neighbour complaints make changes to the bylaw a tough sell with municipal officials. Last month, local resident Nicholette Devenney made a presentation to the city’s agricultural committee advocating for the backyard fowl, and the committee has directed staff to look into the matter.

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“Times are really changing and people are getting more concerned about what’s in their food and where it comes from and how the animals are treated.” Gina Carew A report with possible recommendations should be ready for council within a few months, according to one staffer. But Devenney is no lone voice in the wilderness. Chilliwack’s social media pages, including the Life in the ‘Wack Facebook page, have seen numer-

ous debates on the issue (often with Mayor Sharon Gaetz weighing in), and there is now also an online petition urging Chilliwack city council to allow backyard chickens in the city. It was started by health-conscious, Sardis homeschooling mom, Gina Carew, whose family

moved to Chilliwack from Surrey five years ago. “We want to teach our children how to be self-sustaining and how to be able to fend for themselves and that their chicken doesn’t come from the grocery store shelf,” Carew told the Times. “We really, really want them to know where things come from and how things are done and how things are supposed to be done.” Carew and her family already grow as much of their own organic produce as they can in their Sardis yard, and having a handful of chickens See CHICKENS, Page 14

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ity council passed its 2014 financial plan bylaw with little fanfare and little public input after Tuesday’s public hearing in council chambers. The plan will see homeowners hit with a 2.44 per cent tax increase in addition to a similar increase to water and sewer rates. As has become a bit of a tradition, city staff point out Chilliwack’s property tax rate is second lowest in the Lower Mainland, far below the average, and even farther below when garbage, water and sewer are taken into account. As has also become an annual tradition, few re s i d e nt s s h ow up save for local resident Gary Raddysh, who EB IRST annually pans government taxa- First reported on tion at every level chilliwacktimes.com a n d re q u e s t s a zero per cent increase, and Bryden Nelmes, who generally approves of what city hall does suggesting specific areas of improvement. Mayor Sharon Gaetz thanked Nelmes for his annual tradition of turning out to comment on the city’s finanical plan, while Nelmes called it a shame that people discuss city finances in letters to the editor and on social media, but few show up in council chambers. “That really saddens me,” he said. Raddysh pointed to a recent Times article, that listed annual tax increases since 2004, numbers that showed the 2.44 per cent, or $38 on a representative home, is the lowest increase in more than a decade. Raddysh pointed out, however, that if

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hilliwack RCMP are urging local residents not to leave valuables in their vehicles after police received 54 reports of thefts from vehicles during a twoweek period last month. “Thieves are flourishing in the abundance of opportunities to make a profit, especially with thefts from vehicles, a most preventable crime,” RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Len vanNieuwenhuizen said in press release last week. Between Feb. 10 and Feb. 23, police received 54 reports of thefts from vehicles, involving purses, briefcases, backpacks, luggage, ipads, ipods, GPS-navigational devices, laptops, clothes, sunglasses, miscellaneous tools and equipment, and cash. “All were left inside vehicles, in plain view, for the thieves to see and help themselves,” vanNieuwenhuizen said.

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f fans of Chilliwack’s Old Yale Brewery have concerns about the beer now that new ownership has taken over, worry not; one all-important fixture is staying in place: brewmaster Larry Caza. “The product is awesome,” says newly appointed operations manager Zach VanLeeuwen. “It’s going to be just as good if not better.” Caza is the award-winning brewmaster at Old Yale Brewery, which he founded back in 2000. He stopped brewing in October 2010, but a trio of local investors stepped up to revive Old Yale in late 2011. With full-time jobs of their own, however, the new owners made the decision this year to sell the brewery. Enter The 2Story Group, an ownership group made up of two local entrepreneurs that manage a number of successful businesses, the most well known of which is Petcurean pet foods. The 2Story Group is also active in hospitality and commercial real estate.

“With a strong active ownership group and an award-winning brewmaster we know we can take the brewery to the next level.” Zach VanLeeuwen VanLeeuwen is the ownership group’s man on the floor, managing day-to-day operations. He’s a graduate of the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) bachelor of business program. He has worked for the past five years in the tourism and hospitality industries, and he says big things are in the works for Old Yale. “With a strong active ownership group and an award-winning brewmaster we know we can take the brewery to the next level,” he said. Plans are in the works to rebrand, to expand the lineup with seasonal and limited-release brews, and, frankly, to sell more beer.

“The goal is to make as much beer as we can sell,” VanLeeuwen said. “We want to keep it a local operation, but the idea is to grow it to become a real legitimate brewery that makes money and employs people.” Old Yale will stay in its out-of-the-way Venture Place location for at least a year— still filling growlers from its four taps for beer fans—but long-term, they want to find a more central location with more space. VanLeeuwen said they have no plans to grow into a Molson, but expansion and increased marketing is in the works for sure. With money to invest in new equipment, Caza is happy about the plans that will allow him to do more with more. As the Times visited for an interview, Caza was coveting his most recent purchase of hard-to-find galaxy hops from Australia with which he is planning a “big” westcoast IPA. Stay tuned, Chilliwack beer lovers; Old Yale is not only staying local; big things are brewing.

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n estimated 50,000 more residents and 25,000 more homes will be in Chilliwack by the year 2040, a projected growth that will require more jobs, more infrastructure and significant planning. City hall is looking for feedback on the recently completed draft of its 2040 official community plan (OCP), the document that will help to guide the future of Chilliwack. The draft OCP will be presented to the public at two public meetings early next month. There are also a number of ways to interact with city hall on the long-term plans online. In October 2012, the city began its comprehensive review of the 1998 OCP, having reached the 85,000 population trigger point set at that time. As part of the updated draft OCP, five growth scenarios were analyzed by staff. All include growth in the main urban corridor and existing hillside development areas. Three further scenarios also considered development in the Ryder Lake hillsides, which have been seen as a long-term development reserve. Analysis by staff and a consultant, however, have determined that Ryder Lake development potential may not be as practical as was once thought. High cost estimates for servicing together with the city’s experiences with the Eastern Hillsides have led to the conclusion that “this area should be maintained as an urban reserve for the longer term,” according to Karen Stanton, manager of long-range planning who has spearheaded the OCP review. Because of the unlikelihood that comprehensive development will happen in Ryder

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ew stories about Chilliwack—historical, contemporary or anecdotal—can be told without at least some mention of water. The mighty Fraser River lies to the north. The Chilliwack/Vedder system is to the south connected as it is to Cultus Lake and Chilliwack Lake. There are also the hundreds of waterways from fish-bearing streams to mere trickles that criss-cross the city like a spider web. Then of course there is the Sardis-Vedder aquifer, which provides the city’s drinking water, not to mention the skies above, where the city sees precipitation on an average of about 185 days a year. A couple dozen children and adults gathered on the Rotary Trail at Peach Road along the Vedder River on Monday for the first event in a week of events to celebrate Canada Water Week, which coincides with World Water Day on Saturday. The “Get to Know Your Home

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Dean Werk of Great River Fishing Adventures talks about salmon by the Vedder River on Monday as part of a Water Week walk. Waters Walk” was led by Natalie Jones, community organizer with the WaterWealth Project. A few of those also on the walk were Rachel Drennan from the Fraser Valley Watersheds Coalition, who spoke about habitat restoration and spawning channels; Larry Commodore representing the Sto:lo who spoke about the history of the waterway; and Dean

Werk of Great River Fishing Adventures. Commodore pointed out to the assembled group that the river they were standing on is the only river system in Canada with four names. Starting at Chilliwack Lake, the Chilliwack River meanders west until the Vedder Bridge where its name changes to the Vedder River. From are it flows to

Yarrow where it takes a right turn and becomes the Vedder Canal, which flows into the Sumas River before ending in the Fraser. Commodore explained the river is home to the Soowahlie people, who were moved off their once larger reserve to the small chunk of land they now hold between Cultus and the Vedder.

Werk told those who gathered about the economic and recreational importance of the salmon of the area. “This river has more rod hours than any other river in all of North America,” Werk said of the Chilliwack/Vedder system, which is home to sockeye and other salmon as well as steelhead. Jones talked to the group about the importance of protecting the river from as it remains a crucial economically, culturally and environmentally significant part of our area. “Ultimately we want to see our home waters better taken care of in the long term,” Jones said. Water Week events continue locally with a Wet Your Whistle happy hour and pub night at Major League Pub (45768 Gaetz St.) March 21 from 4 to 9 p.m. The event will feature an art raffle and info tables with many water-focused community organizations. And $1 from all drinks sold between 6 and 9 p.m. (excluding specials) will go to support WaterWealth. Then on Saturday, March 22, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. there will be a World Water Day Community Celebration with the theme: Water and Energy at Central Community Park (45951 Victoria Ave.). There will be family friendly entertainment running rain or shine. Guests are asked to wear blue, bring signs and show their water pride.

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xcitement is brewing at city hall as the new Mill Street nears completion. One of the key elements of the reconfigured and upgraded downtown street is a wider west sidewalk to make for a more pedestrian-friendly corridor. To make way for the wider sidewalk, while maintaining the 18 parking spots—something demanded by Mill Street merchants—the roadway will become one-way northbound. The expanded walkway will allow for the planting of street trees and the possibility of sidewalk patios. CITY, from page 1 you multiply those rates together, residential property owners have seen a 45 per cent tax increase in 11 years. “I’ve never seen a zero per cent tax increase in 16 years,” he said. Director of finances Glen Savard said in his presentation to council that Chilliwack’s tax rate is second lowest in the Lower Mainland behind Surrey, and 32 per cent or $494 lower than the average. When sewer, water and garbage is included, a typical Chilliwack homeowner pays 43 per cent less or $1,389 less than the average, based on statistics provided by the provincial government. Reasons for the required increase

At Tuesday’s meeting, city council approved a staff recommendation to reduce the normal application fees to $10 for 2014 for so-called encroachment permits to allow for small patios. Without this reduction, a small patio at 1.5-by-five metres, which would allow for three small tables with two chairs each, would face $670 in fees. Of that, $400 is a non-refundable application fee, $50 a “council referral fee,” and $120 is the annual fee. Council agreed that while permitting was important, it should be encouraged and a reduction in fees for 2014 was a good idea. “The fee schedule may follow the lines of cost recovery but I think

this is one of those things where we could look the other way on and help those businesses along,” Coun. Chuck Stam said. There may be some pushback from businesses elsewhere in the city currently paying the encroachment fees, so council directed staff to take a look at broader exemptions. “Businesses in downtown Yarrow should be offered the same opportunity,” Stam said. As for Mill Street, the concrete curb and gutter is now in place and Rod Sanderson, director of transportation, said road paving is scheduled for Thursday. Completion for the budgeted $350,000 project is expected in April in time for patio season.

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Mayor questions math skills include ever-rising RCMP costs, the addition of two new Mounties and one firefighter, transit expansion, an expanded road rehabilitation program, among other things. In speaking in favour of the financial plan bylaw, Gaetz made reference, if indirectly, to a letter to the editor by former Chilliwack mayor and MLA John Les that appeared in the March 13 Times. In it, Les argued that Gaetz’s claim the city’s taxes were the lowest was untrue because the fee for garbage collection is separate from property taxes unlike in some communities where it’s included. “[I]t is important to compare

apples to apples,” Les wrote. The city does, however, include those utilities when making the comparison that Chilliwack’s homeowners pay the lowest municipal rates in the Lower Mainland. Gaetz said that she hears “people who don’t understand” claiming the rate comparisons are not accurate. “That is simply untrue,” she said. “That has already been factored in.” Council gave financial adoption to the 2014 financial plan bylaw unanimously Tuesday, with Couns. Sue Attrill and Ken Huttema absent. Gaetz, Couns. Jason Lum, Chuck Stam, Stewart McLean and Ken Popove voted for the bylaw.

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s sure as the mercury rises, cherry blossoms start to squeeze out of buds, and awkward, over-wintering mosquitoes appear, the Rotary Trail along the Vedder River begins to bustle anew. Babies who were but glints in their fathers’ eyes a year ago ride in gleaming fitness strollers pushed by new parents, barely holding in their glee at showing off their new pride and joy. Cute babies, too. Yoga pants and earbuds that haven’t seen the outside of a gym for six months are suddenly out and about, feeling the spring air. Housebound older folks and those with disabilities no longer have to endure cold, wet and sometimes snowy scenes to get a little fresh air and a much-needed taste of nature. Spring is here and this popular trail will begin to bustle more and more. There are, however, a few permanent fixtures all year long along the trail. Unless a sudden warm spell causes huge rushes of water, you can be sure to see at least one hardy angler casting his line hopefully or hypnotically into the rushing waters of this, one of the most popular fishing rivers in North America. Wildlife, too, while changing year-round, is ever present: bald eagles wait patiently, monk-like in trees; beavers gnaw away at riverside trees clearing the view; and salmon flow up the river, spawn in side channels, their carcasses providing food for those in the air and nutrients for the river’s future.

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Simply A Musing This place is incredible. For those of us who use the trail year-round, there is a sense of ownership or at least pride along the river. When mist hangs in the January air like moss on the trees, we exchange nods or hellos. And as the new year begins, I start my inconsistent “training” for another late spring run of some distance or another. Last year was my first half marathon, spurred on by a little inter-office competition to tackle the distance for the first time ever. (I lost, more reason than ever to train this year.) This year my training began in the new year again, hampered only by life’s challenges—mostly lack of time and, sometimes, motivation. But it always feels good to be out there. I used to say I liked running the way I liked banging my head against a wall: It feels really good to stop. It does still feel good to end a run, but as more seasoned runners will understand, there is a sort of running euphoria that sets in at a certain point. It can be intoxicating as ideas that seem brilliant four kilometres into a 10-kilometre jaunt are much less than that under the sober second thought of inaction. I tend to overthink and over-an-

alyze when I’m mid-run. Recently I made myself fascinated by the politics of greeting in public. On a city street we rarely exchange greetings. On the trail, in winter, a hello or a nod is near certain. Some will always say hello. Some never. It’s always hard to guess what someone will do when you meet their eye. High with the running juices, I run along and imagine how personal history, disposition or cultural differences might influence a greeting. Like the way some flash the backwards peace sign to say “hi,” but in some places this is a big f%*$ you. So maybe some waves could offend others? Clearly, I think too hard about these things. Runners almost always exchange nods at minimum, the way motorcyclists put out a low wave to one another. Dog walkers and baby pushers, too, have a certain something in common worth nodding or helloing over. Regardless of why, saying hello adds a certain sense of community. The Vedder trail sees around 18,000 visits per month in the peak season. Even in winter that number is close to 15,000. This is one of the most popular locations in Chilliwack and it’s easy to see why. If you’ve been hibernating this winter, or if you’ve never been, get out and check out the river. And if you see me out there—and I don’t look like I’m going to collapse—say hi or give a wave.

n the past few years, there have been a number of natural catastrophes around the globe that we in this corner of the world have had the immense good fortune to “experience” only as media consumers. Each time, we should have paused to reflect upon our own level of preparedness for disaster. Experts have long been warning that the B.C. coast sits on a major fault line. It is a matter of when, not if, a killer quake hits this area. In the days that follow virtually every major quake and/or massive storm, thousands of people are injured, homeless, and searching for water and food. Emergency services are often overwhelmed or cut off. Countless households—including those that escape damage—are simply not prepared to handle such a critical emergency with the most basic supplies and plans. Are we? The answer is, for the majority, no. The ramifications of a major quake will be the same here as they are elsewhere. Stores will be damaged, and those that aren’t will be void of essential supplies in hours. Transportation will be severely interrupted. Telephone and Internet is likely to be down. So, do you have a survival kit in your home? Do you have a complete first aid kit, and the knowledge to use it? Do you have alternate shelter in case your home is uninhabitable? Do you at least have enough water to last three days, for your entire family? Do you have enough food on hand to last that long, or longer? If you answered no to any of the above, you have a choice. You can become prepared now, or ignore this latest warning—at your peril.

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Immunization debate: When ‘we’ becomes all of us

Editor: We can perhaps just barely find it in us to tolerate Rev. Adriaan Geuze’s notion that his (boneheaded, literal-minded, selective) interpretation of Matthew 9:12 (the bit that says “those who are well have no need of a physician”) authorizes him to advise his flock not to vaccinate their children. “We leave it in God’s hands,” he told the Vancouver Sun. “If we get sick, he can also heal us from it.” After all, as the saying goes: everyone is entitled to his own stupid opinion. It is problematic enough that the “we” he blithely puts at risk are the children of his own congregation. But when the contagion spreads to the general population, “we” becomes all of us. It is for this reason, presumably, that other Canadian provinces have made it illegal to refuse vaccination for diseases like measles and mumps. British Columbia has yet to follow suit. This is not right. There ought to be a law. Graham Dowden Chilliwack

Cartoonist took an ‘ignorant’ view

Editor: Re: Ignorance cartoon (Thursday, March 14, Chilliwack Times). I take offence with the cartoon published in the Times this past Thursday that equates non-vaccination with ignorance. To be clear, I am not complaining about the news article published in the same edition titled, “Isolation the only answer.” I found that article a relatively fair, factual, and accurate portrayal of the measles outbreak. My concern is the allegation of ignorance in the cartoon indirectly pointed at my church and school community, an allegation bordering on libel. So we are ignorant. How, may I ask, do you define ignorance? A quick search of numerous dictionaries leaves me with a clear sense. For example, Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it as, “a lack of knowledge, understanding, or education.” Wiktionary (online) defines it as, “The condition of being uninformed or uneducated; lack of knowledge or information.” How, I ask again, do you define it? It seems to me it is fair for your readers to utilize the conventional definitions listed above. What gives you the idea we are uninformed and/or uneducated? That we lack knowledge and understanding? You may disagree with my beliefs and/or personal choices but I fail to see how that somehow gives you supernatural insight as to

Send us a letter TO INCLUDE YOUR LETTER, use our online form at www.chilliwacktimes.com, contact us by email at editorial@chilliwacktimes.com, fax 604-792-9300 or mail us at 45951 Trethewey Ave, Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 1K4. Letters must include first and last names and your hometown and should be fewer than 200 words. To view our letters/privacy policy visit our website at www.chilliwacktimes.com. my mental capacity and why I make the choices I do. I have five years of secular university at both UFV and SFU, graduating on the Dean’s List in 2008. I keep abreast of world affairs and current events. I have made it my business to study both (or is it multiple) sides of the vaccination debate and, in spite of all this, I still choose to not vaccinate for various reasons; some health, some personal, and some religious. Our church community’s position on vaccination is being labelled as a danger to society. Let’s check my math. Fraser Health tells us that the eastern Fraser Valley has immunization rates of 60 to 70 per cent. My church community totals about 1,200 people. If the eastern Fraser Valley has a population of 125,000 (excluding Abbotsford) that make this church community less than one per cent of the population. Since the 60 to 70 per cent are certainly safe, let’s talk about the other 29 to 39 per cent of the population that remain unvaccinated? Where are they? Are they also ignorant? It seems to me you’re talking about a lot of ignorant people. My community is labelled as ignorant, but from what I know the vast majority of its members are co-operating fully with Fraser Health. We are following isolation guidelines, have cancelled travel plans, birthday parties and pretty much any sort of social interaction. This co-operation has been modelled by our church and school leadership as evidenced by the acknowledgment of Fraser Health officials that, “Conversations with church and school officials have been fruitful.” For the record, I also have four children, one of them with the measles, the others obviously exposed to it, and I still stand behind my decision not to vaccinate, albeit with concern for the effects of this disease. Does this make us lousy parents, as some would like to imply? A fair assessment of this question would also take into account that my children are well fed, live in a stable home, and are surrounded by a loving (extended) family. I really hope that readers of this letter will, notwithstanding their disagreement with our personal choice

to remain unvaccinated, respect the fact that we are not ignorant, but in fact thoughtful and engaged contributors to society. Labelling us as ignorant is neither fair nor helpful. Ron Neels Chilliwack

Falcons, drumline were outstanding Editor: “As a basketball fanatic, I have enjoyed attending local high school basketball games at Chilliwack high, Sardis secondary and G.W. Graham schools. As a former coach of 35 years, I know something of the efforts put forth by both the players and coaches. I very much enjoyed travelling to the Langley Sports Centre this past week to watch three games of the Sardis Falcons senior boys team. As you know, they have had a highly successful year and are one of the top teams of any sport to come from Chilliwack. This Langley tournament contained the top 16 division four teams in all of B.C., as well as the top from division three. I watched Sardis win their first two in intense competition. At their third match last Thursday night, they competed in the semifinal against a strong team from Holy Cross of Vancouver. It was an exciting game where Sardis came from behind and made a very close game of it. They lost by five points and went to play on Saturday in the consolation final. Although they lost, eventually finishing fourth overall, they played their hearts out. The players and the coaches deserve to be contratulated for a wonderful year. I was also very impressed with the Sardis Secondary drum-line bandmade up of 24 musicians. They were terrific and added a lot of colour and excitement to the Sardis games. At each game, they were the featured half-time enterainment. They as well deserve to be congratulated for their fine performances. Again, I very much enjoyed supporting the Sardis team and the drumline. Dick Harrington Chilliwack

Harvey Smyl was simply the best Editor: We have been fans of the Chilliwack Chiefs since 1995 and of course fans of Harvey Smyl. It is with sadness as fans that we will have to say goodbye. We don’t know him personally and have had very little direct contact with him yet he feels like family. Harvey has a presence on the bench that demands respect even as a fan as you watch him pace behind the players, tap one on the head, bend over and talk to another. Then, of course, the excitement that ensues when a bad call would be made by a ref and Harvey would yell, go red and stand up for “his boys.” We have been guardian angels the last few years and have had the privilege of getting to know a few of the players. Each of the players has spoken with such high regard and respect for Harvey and his wisdom. Harvey and Mrs. Smyl, I don’t know if you will read this, but please know that you will be missed. I have often thought of the families behind the coaches. So many games away and busy schedules means family sacrifice. Mrs. Smyl and family please know from our house we extend our thank you. Thank you for sharing your husband and dad with us as fans. Harvey, we wish you and your family all the best in your new adventures. Know you will be missed but we send you off with well wishes, prayers and hopes for exciting times ahead. Chilliwack, let’s celebrate a coach who has dedicated his time and passion to our community through the lives of young men of a sport we love. Now, to the Chilliwack Chiefs organization, we believe in you and know that you have your work cut out for you to replace someone who is truly irreplaceable. Respectfully and with sadness. Jackie & Darwin Gartner Chilliwack

Brewer’s teachers comments unfair Editor: Re: Teachers Need To Set a Good Example, letters, Times, March 13. I found Tom Brewer’s letter to the editor extremely offensive because I know how hard teachers work, and to see them be discredited like that is upsetting. I’m not sure what Mr. Brewer’s experience with being a teacher was, but his attitude towards them is appalling. I believe I have a better idea of

what is happening in education today since I am a student, I talk to fellow students, I am taught by teachers, and I am a part of the school environment. I’m currently a student in Chilliwack and I happen to know for a fact that the government is not treating teachers with the respect they deserve for all their hard work. Of course, this means that teachers are going to have to fight for their rights but they are still doing a fine job teaching. I go to A.D Rundle middle school which is a great school. All of the teachers there are incredible. I learn a lot from them. They have taught me to share my opinions and stand up for things I believe in, like I am doing now. The teachers get involved and understand when someone is having a bad day. They help us, they joke around with students, they take time to actually get to know a little bit about each of us, and most importantly they teach us. This year my percentage in math has gone up due to my teacher’s extra help. My teachers put so much effort into making sure everyone understands the curriculum and they spend countless hours of their own time coming up with new ideas and methods of teaching that may benefit their students. I can see that you are most likely speaking from personal experience when it comes to kids’ behaviour out in public. But one bad experience does not mean that all youth behave like this nor does it mean the situation was not later handled by the teachers appropriately. If students are not behaving in public and are blocking your path, you could politely ask them to move. I don’t see the problem. Everyone makes mistakes, and perhaps the students didn’t notice they were in your way. My teachers have been amazing role models for me and have taught me to show simple courtesy, kindness and respect. They have taught many other students these values as well. At my school we have detention and problems are being handled well. I see no lack of discipline or lack of good examples. I think people should do research and actually know a situation before jumping to conclusions and making uninformed statements. Teachers take their jobs seriously and to heart. They work to be good mentors and positive examples. Linda Clarke Harter Chilliwack

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Whenever I find myself over my head BY VERN TOMPKE Vineyard Community Church

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ave you ever been asked to do a task that you felt completely unprepared for? Have you ever felt overwhelmed with what was in front of you? I remember when I was preparing for being a secondary school teacher how “freaked out” I was with my first teaching assignment—middle school students at Templeton secondary in East Vancouver. I had never really done anything like standing in front of people before, and to try to calm my fears, I remember writing down word for word everything I was going to say for the entire class—from the

opening hello to the final goodbye. My fears around the coming practicum came to a head as I took the city bus from UBC heading downtown on my opening day. I remember my heart racing, my body sweating profusely and a barrage of thoughts racing through my mind along the lines of “I can’t do this thing!” I remember grabbing my Bible in desperation and thumbing through the Psalms hoping to find anything to keep me from jumping off the bus. All of sudden, almost in 3D, the following words jumped out from Psalm 116, “be at rest once more Oh my soul – for the Lord has been good to you.” Those verses literally were

the lifeline that I held onto for the next three weeks. Looking back at that experience, it now seems like a lifetime ago— especially since a significant part of my present role involves speaking in front of others. At the same time, I have found that I have simply graduated to new roles, challenges and situations that bring me that familiar feeling of being in over my head. Recently I spoke on the Old Testament character Joshua who took on what must have seemed like an overwhelming task. I am sure the one thing running through his mind (and everyone else’s) was the phrase “you know Joshua, you’re no Moses.” If there ever was a person who

seemed set up for failure it must have been him. Yet, God tells him as he starts to not be afraid or discouraged. Now I don’t want to question God here, but it seems to me that fear and discouragement are pretty instinctive responses to a dangerous, overwhelming assignment. As I thought further about these responses, it seems to me that fear has the effect of tempting us to back away while discouragement has the effect of tempting us to give up. In this light, it seems that God’s command is more along the lines of “whatever you are feeling, do not give way to these emotions.” On further reading, what you find that enables Joshua to actually live out his

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that would eat kitchen scraps and produce organic eggs and meat seems like the next logical step. She almost gave up on the idea, though, after talking to the city’s bylaw department. “I felt like I was beating my head against the wall,” she said. Getting in touch with likeminded people through the Crunchy Living BC Facebook page, however, has revived her determination. The Chilliwack-based group is “dedicated to a natural way of was of living,” according to a statement on the page, and has attracted 553 members in just over two months. “It’s grown like crazy, and it seems like there’s just more and more of us thinking the same way and wanting the same things.” Sasha Selby, who started the page with Daniella Ingram, would also like

to see backyard chickens allowed in Chilliwack. “Times are really changing and people are getting more concerned about what’s in their food and where it comes from and how the animals are treated,” Selby told the Times. “The condition that they’re kept in is another big thing. Yes, there are a lot of farms out here in Chilliwack, but a lot of them are mass-produced chicken farms where they’re just shoved in this giant barn with a ton of other chickens. There’s no space. I want chickens that are running around and living a happy life.” Selby said growing her own food is also the only way a young, single-income family can afford to eat organically since organic food tends to be pricey. Last summer she said she didn’t have to buy any fruits or vegetables after growing them all herself with $40

worth of seed. Now, she’d like to add eggs and meat to that. “I rather not pay the middle man,” she said. “I’d rather grown it myself or have chickens myself and then it’s very affordable.” Despite the growing support for residential poultry keeping in Chilliwack, however, it won’t be public opinion alone that will convince city council to change its bylaw, according to Gaetz. “Political will is one thing, but whenever council has to make a decision, we have to weigh what our staff tell us, we have to weigh what the public have to say to us and we have to weigh all of the knowledge we have ourselves,” Gaetz told the Times. One major argument against backyard chickens, she said, is the memory of the massive 2004 avian flu outbreak that led to the culling of 17.1 million chickens, turkeys, geese and ducks in

the Fraser Valley. “All of the barns and farm vehicles had to go through disinfection,” Gaetz wrote in a Facebook post last summer. “It was very difficult to find all of the farms and would have been almost impossible to find all backyard chickens had they been allowed. The disease would have spread.” The city has also banned urban backyard chickens because of potential noise and odour complaints and because the city wants to support local farmers, Gaetz said in the post. On a different Facebook thread, the mayor also posted a July 2013 National Post article about urban hipsters abandoning their backyard chickens because they’re too much work. With all of the mayor’s arguments against the chickens, however, advocates say they don’t understand why other, bigger cities allow them and not

Chilliwack. “Vancouver can have chickens, for crying out loud. Why can’t we?” Carew said. “We’re in Chilliwack.” Vancouver enacted a backyard chicken bylaw in June 2010. About 100 homes are currently registered in that city to keep between one and four hens, and Vancouver city hall gets about 20 chicken-related complaints a year. “I see more good than bad in it,” Selby said. Gaetz said she recognizes there’s a lot of interest in backyard chickens, and a change to the bylaw is not out of the question, but it would take some convincing. “There will be some who will very much want to have a backyard chicken coop,” Gaetz said. “I’m not presupposing that that couldn’t happen in our community, but all of our experiences to this date have indicated to us it would be very difficult to monitor.”

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The reason this scene resonates so soundly with people is because it rings true. Many pet parents have reservations about sleeping with their cats and dogs, only to find that having a furry partner to cuddle with isn’t so bad. The American Pet Products Association says that sleeping with a pet is quite common. Nearly half of all dogs sleep in their owners’ beds. More than half of cats cuddle up in their owners’ blankets as well. Reports from the United Kingdom, Netherlands, France, and Japan suggest that this isn’t an entirely North American phenomenon. But new research indicates that

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ibromyalgia, a chronic disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and tenderness in localized areas, remains largely a mystery, both to those who suffer from the condition and the medical professionals treating them. Though the cause of fibromyalgia may be unknown, there may be a link between the weather and the symptoms of this often painful condition. In a study published in June 2013 in the journal Arthritis Care & Research, Dutch researchers examined 333 middle-aged women with fibromy-

There are pros and cons sharing a bed with the family pet may not be such a good idea. According to a report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention titled “Emerging Infectious Diseases,” pets may bring more than just comfort to the bedroom. They may harbour bacteria, viruses, parasites, and more, according to the authors of the report, who are also doctors of veterinary medicine. Bubonic plague may seem like something out of the Middle Ages, but it is alive and well. Humans get bubonic plague from fleas, and a nine-year-old boy from Arizona was infected from sleeping with a sick cat. Dogs can carry plague fleas without showing symptoms of the disease. Cat-scratch fever is another condition that can be passed on to humans who have been licked or scratched by a cat harbouring disease-causing fleas. Even the virus MRSA can be linked to sick animals. Humans carry the disease in their noses and so can

dogs. Sharing a bed with a sick canine can spread the disease. Pets may carry worms and other parasites that can be transmitted to sleeping humans. Fleas, which can be an inconvenient pest, also may jump from pets to humans, taking a meal anyway they can get it. While these safety concerns are valid, some people and veterinarians are quick to point out that it is not the pet that is the problem, but rather the parasites. Being diligent in maintaining pet health, including staying current on immunizations and flea and tick control and having pet stool tested regularly for parasites may reduce the risks associated with sharing a bed with pets. These precautions may help people who enjoy sleeping beside pets to continue to do so safely. It is advised that young children and adults with compromised immune systems avoid sleeping and other close contact, including licking and kissing, with pets.

Is there a link between the weather and those with fibromyalgia? algia, which is more common in women than men. Over the course of a month, the researchers paid attention to various weather conditions, including atmospheric pressure, temperature and exposure to the sun. In some cases, the weather had very small effects on pain and fatigue—not enough to support the case that rainy days or those with a drop in barometric pressure can cause fibromyal-

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amined fibromyalgia sufferers and a healthy control group. Participants were asked to rate their pain symptoms on a scale from one to 10 every day for 12 months. After 12 months, these symptoms were matched up to the year’s weather patterns. Researchers found that pain symptoms of the participants with fibromyalgia correlated directly to weather changes, with pain being more persistent when the weather was especially harsh.

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other problem. ◗ Dust off the mower and trim the lawn short, especially if it was left long at the end of last season. This will help seed penetrate the blades of grass and get to the soil beneath. ◗ High-traffic lawns may need aeration to counteract compacted soil. Moss on the ground is often an indication of compaction. Aeration will help with this problem, as it pokes holes into the soil to enable oxygenation that keeps new grass robust and promotes faster growth. Lawn aerators can be rented from many garden centres. ◗ Spread a mixture of topsoil and compost over the top of the lawn. This will add nutrients through organic matter to the lawn and create a good base for the new seed to take root. It will also help strengthen any existing grass and promote longterm health. ◗ Test a sample of the soil to check the pH. Grass prefers a neutral pH, but some soil tends to lean toward the acidic side, especially if you see the presence of moss. Knowing the pH will help determine just how much lime per square foot you will

need to adjust it accordingly. Liming is a corrective measure and does not need to be used on a healthy, thriving lawn. ◗ Invest in a spreader to add seed to the lawn. The spreader will have various settings that enable you to calibrate the rate of seed dispersion depending on your walking speed. Fill the spreader with seed and begin to walk around the lawn. Drop spreaders require you to apply seed in rows with no overlap. Broadcast spreaders will cast seed widely and may need some overlap to guarantee complete coverage. ◗ Spread another thin layer of compost mix over the seed and water thoroughly. The compost will help keep moisture in while the seeds germinate. ◗ Aim for lawn watering two to three times per day. The seed should be barely dry between watering. After seeds have germinated and established, you can reduce the frequency of watering but increase the depth of the watering to keep roots strong. ◗ Avoid foot traffic on a newly seeded lawn until the grass is well established.

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As the weather gets warmer, creosote deposits can start to smell sour and that odour will seep into the home. In addition, moisture can mix with the creosote and start to degrade the flue liner, necessitating costly repairs. The sooner a chimney and flue are cleaned the better. A chimney sweep can do a thorough job of scrubbing down the chimney and fireplace and ensuring that everything will be in working order come next season.

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n 2012, hundreds of miles of coastline along the northeastern United States were battered and decimated due to Hurricane Sandy. More than a year later, many homeowners were still dealing with the consequences of the devastating storm. Hurricane Sandy illustrated just how destructive water can be. Each year, storms across North America have the potential to flood homes or cause water to enter the basement or first floor. According to the National Flood Insurance Program, a mere six inches of water in a 2,000- square foot home can cause around $40,000 in damage. Homeowners looking to avoid such damages can rely on sump pumps and backup emergency systems to

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basin has risen enough to trigger the pump. A flotation device built into the pump will rise enough to turn on the pump, which will then dispel the water until the device returns to its regular level. When operating correctly, sump pumps are effective at removing water and keeping basements and crawl spaces dry. However, in the event of a power outage, which is common when strong winds accompany flooding rains, a sump pump is rendered useless unless there is a backup battery attached to the sump pump. Having a battery hooked up to a sump pump, or a backup sump pump that is battery-powered, can give homeowners peace of mind in any storm. A backup plan

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The BC Government is proposing to offload the province’s world-class recycling programs, run by local municipalities, to an association led by big multi-national corporations. The idea is that we’ll get a better, more efficient program that costs taxpayers less.

Currently, BC homeowners only pay, on average, $35 a year for curbside recycling. Under the proposed regime, you’ll pay more. Every time you bring home a pizza, buy toilet paper,

Unfortunately, what we’ll really end up with is anyone’s guess.

How much more? Well, nobody’s saying.

The association isn’t guaranteeing that we’ll get a better program, or even one as good as the current Blue Box program already in place. Since the association is led by big businesses outside of BC, many of whom are not even headquartered in Canada, one could presume that profits will come before environmental stewardship. They usually do. They also won’t guarantee that there won’t be any job cuts here in BC.

Here’s the only thing anyone does know: we already have a Blue Box program that works, is efficient, managed locally and puts the BC environment first. So why is the BC government flipping a coin, bringing in a questionable recycling program that some of our local elected officials are already calling a “scam?”

And how is this supposed to make things better for BC?

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window frame. Some windows do not have removable screen frames, and you will have to work on the screen in its upright position. 3. Use the screwdriver or awl to pry the edge of the existing spline that holds the screening material in the frame. Pull out the old spline and remove the damaged screening. 4. Measure the new screening from a replacement roll. Lay the screening down on the frame, ensuring there is overhang on all sides. If necessary, use masking tape to temporarily secure the screening to the frame while freeing up your hands. This also works if you must replace screening vertically and cannot remove the window frame and make repairs on a flat surface. 5. Take a new piece of rubber spline and push it into the edge of the screen frame, securing a corner of the new screening to the frame. Continue to press the spline around the perimeter of the screen frame firmly into the groove with the screen rolling tool, which looks like a small pizza cutter. This effectively secures the screen into the frame. 6. Continue around the edge of

the frame, pulling the new screening taut as you go. This helps to keep it free of wrinkles. 7. Once you have inserted the spline all the way around, cut it off from the spline spool and push in the edge. 8. Use a razor knife or sharp scissor to cut off the excess screening, being careful not to dislodge it from behind the spline when cutting. 9. Replace the screen in the window. In the case of small tears in a screen, a complete replacement may not be necessary. Home improvement stores sell screen patch kits. Some work by cutting out a piece of patch that is attached to an adhesive backing and sticking it over the hole. Other patches are small, woven wires that can be threaded through the hole in the screen. A really small hole can be mended with a drop of clear-drying glue. The same method of screen replacement can be used to replace screens on screened-in porches, aluminum doors or sliding patio doors. Just be sure to purchase replacement screening that will fit the dimensions.

traditional dining rooms being eliminated in favour of open, eat-in kitchens and entertaining spaces, more attention than ever is now placed on a well-designed kitchen. The average remodeling budget for a kitchen renovation exceeds $30,000. But there are ways to keep

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Bronze the colour of revenge UFV Cascades women’s hoops T team medals at national finals he University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) Cascades women’s basketball team took sweet revenge on the Saskatchewan Huskies at the CIS national finals Sunday, snatching the bronze medal from their Canada West rivals with a 69-57 victory in the consolation final. The Huskies had beaten UFV to claim the Canada West championship a week earlier by an 11-point margin. On Sunday, the Cascades had the final word, defeating Saskatchewan by 12. The fifth-seeded Cascades entered the game as the underdogs against the third-seeded Huskies. They knew the key would be to shut down Canada West Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year Dalyce Emmerson. In the Canada West final, Emmerson made herself a one-woman army with 19 points, 22 rebounds, and eight blocks, something the Cascades could not let happen again. UFV’s game plan suffered a serious blow right out of the gate, however, as top-scorer and top post-defender Chilliwack’s Sarah Wierks picked up two quick fouls and withdrew to the bench. Without Wierks, the Cascades were forced to call upon Kaitlyn

Brink and Shayna Litman, neither a great match-up against Emmerson on paper. What was on paper, though, didn’t seem to have much bearing Sunday. Litman played only 17 minutes, but picked up eight points and six rebounds against larger opponents. Brink scored five points and played one of her best defensive games of the year. Together they almost matched Emmerson’s total of 16 points and six rebounds, giving the Cascades the chance to rest Wierks and keep her out of further foul trouble. The Cascades trailed the Huskies 13-12 after the first quarter, and led 30-27 at half, but it was the third quarter that decided the game. In that single, 10-minute span the Cascades scored 25 points, shooting 47.4 per cent from the floor, including 62.5 per cent (five of eight) from downtown. Chilliwack’s Courtney Bartel caught fire and hit three for three from behind the arc. Pulling a trick from a Hollywood sports film, Sarah Wierks then hit a buzzer-beater trey in the last second

of the quarter to put the Cascades ahead 55-40. (It was the Chilliwack secondary school grad’s only three-pointer of the season, and one of only three attempts over the same span.) The Huskies never recovered. The bronze-medal finish was an emotional one, especially for four players (Luyken, Bartel, Nicole Wierks, and Samantha Kurath) who started with the Cascades in 20092010 and began their university careers in the basement of Canada West, finishing their first season 2-18. “This is something that [UFV head coach] Al [Tuchscherer]’s been working hard to accomplish for years with this group,” Cascades assistant coach Sean Bosco said. “When he started recruiting these girls that are graduating, he had a vision in mind for something like this. For them to realize that vision is very humbling for a coach. They never stopped believing in the vision that he set up for them, and here they are today as a top three team in the nation.” 6391900

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“To be honest, it’s cool,” Sartori said, “but we all accomplished what we did, and it’s hard sometimes to be pulled out of the group and recognized individually. I don’t know if I deserve it. Actually, I think we all deserve it since I wouldn’t be here without them and they wouldn’t be here without me. All of us can say that.” But the all-star for Sartori signals a new chapter for the team, according to assistant coach Anthony Luyken. “It really starts to solidify her role as the next leader on our team moving forward,” he said. “We’re losing some great leadership, and Kayli has to step into that role.”

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Sardis secondary’s Cam Servatius tries to get a pass inside before hitting the floor during the BC High School Boys 4A Basketball Championship semi final against Holy Cross in Langley Friday. Hayden Lejeune led with 16 points, Grayden Northey scored 11—including three out of four three-point attempts—and Eric

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to his high school hoops career. Rogers earned a first-team tournament all star, while Lejeune picked up second-team honours.

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The Chilliwack Centre of Excellence (CCE) Paddling Club presents two whitewater kayaking races at the Tamihi Rapids in the Chilliwack River Valley March 22 and 23. On March 22, paddlers will compete in a straight-down-the-river, who-can-get-there-fasterwithout-crashing boater cross race. On March 23, the club hosts the Rich Weiss Memorial race in memory of Olympic athlete and world champion, Rich Weiss, who died in a kayaking accident

greet session at Rosedale traditional community school March 25 at 7 p.m. The Spirit of Fraser Valley junior dragon boat team— for youth paddlers aged 13 to 19—is a proud member of the Fraser Valley Dragon Boat Club. Contact Steve Clarke at fvdbcjunior@yahoo. ca or visit www.fvdbc.com.

On deck in 1997. Weiss spent a lot of time training at Tamihi Rapids. Both races will be attended by paddlers from all over the Lower Mainland. Boater cross starts at 1 p.m. March 22. The RW Memorial Slalom races kick off at 10:30 a.m. March 23.

Tickets—available at Bob & Coby’s Toys & Collectibles at 5-5725 Vedder Rd. and online at www.allstar-wrestling. com. Event features six action-packed bouts. Doors open at 7:15 p.m.

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et an adrenaline rush that will blow your usual night at the movies clean out of the water when the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival brings its “Best of the Fest” to Chilliwack. The best-of format showcases some of the winners from this prestigious outdoor film festival in an extra special program at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on March 28. Experience sights, sounds and cinema that will leave you astounded, and treat your senses to the spirit and majesty of the great outdoors in a way usually reserved for the most daredevil of adventurers, all from the comfort (and safety) of comfortable theatre seats. Whether you are an intrepid

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ver with a forum for adrenaline junkies to revel in their passion. Growing every year and gaining momentum as the premiere event in the Lower Mainland’s extreme sports calendar, the festival has evolved from a three-day event to a nine-day extravaganza of film, speakers and activities, that then takes its “Best of the Fest” selection to 30 communities across Canada. Beginning with an audience of 1,700, the event now attracts 20,000 viewers, touching the inner-adventurer in hearts around the country. Adding a local touch to this celebration of the great outdoors will be Chilliwack’s own Sam Waddington, owner of Mt. Waddington’s Outdoors and ambassador for the astonishing landscapes

we admire in the valley every day. Sam has been working on making the most of our area’s incredible natural environment, and increasing Chilliwack’s profile in the extreme sports world as a hotspot for mountaineering, kayaking and more. Waddington will select films from the winners of the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival awards as curator of the local event. ◗ The showing is March 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the main theatre at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. For tickets, $18, call the centre box office at 604-391-SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

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Now in its 17th year, the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival came to life with the intention of bringing the unique and active lifestyle of the outdoor enthusiast to an urban environment, and to provide local residents with a forum for adrenaline junkies to revel in their passion. Growing every year and gaining momentum as the premier event in the lower mainland’s extreme sports calendar, the festival has evolved from a three-day event to a nine-day extravaganza of cinema, speakers, and activities, that then takes its “Best of the Fest” selection to 30 communities across Canada. Beginning with an audience of 1,700, the event now attracts 20,000 viewers, touching the inner-traveller in hearts around the country. Of course with Chilliwack being such a hotspot for all things outdoors we thought we just had to put a local stamp this event’s journey up the Valley, and there was no better way to do it than by asking our very own homegrown globetrotter, Sam Waddington, to be our guide and curator for the evening. “I’m really excited about the event”, he says, “and this year the quality of the submissions has been really amazing; it’s been difficult to choose! There’s a huge representation for each extreme sports discipline from mountaineering, hiking, climbing, kayaking, and more, so there’s something there for everybody.” Sam will be selecting the films to be shown from the winners of the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival awards, and as the owner Mt Waddington’s Outdoors and a native of Chilliwack who champions the area as a

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ostponed from back in February, Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Advocacy Association’s (CRJYAA) fundraising event Blacktie Beanfest is back on for March 29. The event will raise much-needed funds to continue the great work the association does to keep our community safe and healthy. The stage will be set for a variety show featuring “The Magic of the Mind” hypnotist Lee Dyson and “Essence of Elvis” Jeff Bodner. The inaugural Blacktie Beanfest is exactly what it sounds like: Wear your black-and-white best, along with a pair of jeans, and you’ll get a bowl of Elvis Presley’s favourite dish, baked beans. “We want most of your ticket money to go to Restorative Justice and not a fancy meal,” Funk said. CRJYAA need has been made ever more acute as the organization was turned down for two recent government funding requests. In November, Chilliwack city council, while approving a $31,500 request under

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Initially postponed, fundraiser featuring Elvis tribute act and hypnotist now set for March 29 the city’s Community Development Initiatives Funding (CDIF) program, denied an increase of $18,500 from last year. Funk also told the Times that because of denial for a provincial funding grant, the CRJYAA needs to raise $30,000 to make their budget for this year. The meal for the event will be provided by the Chilliwack Bowls of Hope Society. “Supplying beans for this event is a great partnership for the work that we do in this community,” said Mike Csoka of the Chilliwack Bowls of Hope Society. A portion of the ticket sales will go as a donation to their society. As RCMP officers, both Dyson and Bodner know firsthand the effectiveness of restorative justice in the community, having seen the program in action over the years in their careers.

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Local artist Ross Bollerup’s show Unexpected Garden is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre Gallery until April 26. Relief from the cold wet spring comes in the form of this colourful art show. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.

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world. Her work has been exhibited locally throughout B.C. and Washington, and across Canada since the 1960s and more recently in China and Japan. Regular museum hours: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Regular admission is $3 for adults, $2 for students and children 12 and under are free.

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Returning to Chilliwack with its tapestry of contemporary and classical dance, Ballet Kelowna presents a new production, Innovation, at the Cultural Centre on March 22. For tickets call the centre box office at 604391-SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

March at Branch 280

Branch 280 of the Royal Canadian Legion has special events scheduled this month. Dance from 8 p.m. to midnight with Rhythm Street, March 21 and 22; Wylie and the Other Guy, March 28 and 29. Karaoke on March 23 from 2 to 6 p.m. with kitchen open noon till 6 p.m. Rib cook-off on March 30.

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An extras casting call for the movie Match Made in Heaven is March 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Coast Hotel, 45920 First Ave. Looking for 20 to 60-year-old locals of all ethnicities with their own transportation and good weekday availability from March 24 to April 1. No experience necessary. Those interested who cannot come on March 20 email htbextras@gmail.com.

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Standeven signing

Local inspirational speaker and author Glenda Standeven is holding a book signing for her latest book, What Men Won’t Talk About . . . And Women Need to Know. The book chronicles her husband’s journey with prostate cancer from early symptoms to diagnosis, and from treatment to recovery. She and her husband Rick will be on hand to autograph copies at Coles Bookstore at Cottonwood Mall on March 29 from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information visit

The Chilliwack Visual Artists Association is issuing an invitation to visual artists, either singly, with one or two others, or with an art group, to submit entries to the juried exhibitions to be held in the years 20152016. This call for entry is a chance to put work before the public, in the beautiful gallery in the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. To obtain application forms and an overview of the competition,visit the CVAA website, chilliwackvisualartists. ca or pick up a copy from the gallery desk during open hours from Wednesday to Saturday, noon until 5 p.m.

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The Chilliwack Community Arts Council and the Toronto Film Festival Circuit co-present the Spring 2014 Chilliwack International Film Series: April 2, Philomena (UK)/ drama); April 9, The Lunchbox (India, France, Germany/comedy, drama); April 16, The Invisible Woman (UK/drama); April 23, Like Father, Like Son (Japan/drama); April 30, Cas & Dylan (Canada/ comedy, drama); May 7, Le WeekEnd (UK/comedy, drama). All films are at 7 p.m. at the Cottonwood 4 Cinemas. Ticket prices are $6 per screening, or a $30 series pass for all six films can be purchased from the Chilliwack Community Arts Council–The Art Room, 20-5725 Veddder Rd. or The Book Man, 45939 Wellington Ave. For more information call 604-769-ARTS (2787) or visit www.chilliwackartscouncil.com.

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Get an adrenaline rush when the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival brings its “Best of the Fest” to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on March 28. For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391-SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www. chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

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King Henry VIII’s infamous marriage record is the stuff of legend—“divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived!”—but where his unlucky lovers ended up has remained undisclosed, until now. A one-woman theatrical tourde-force, Til Death is a unique and hysterical glimpse into a meeting of these six ill-fated women, and is coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on March 21. For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391-SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

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UFV Theatre’s contemporary version of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet continues at UFV’s performance theatre at 45635 Yale Rd. (at Airport Road). Performances are March 20, 21 and 22 with one more matinee at 2 p.m. on March 23. Ticket prices range from $11 to $23 (plus service fees) and are available for purchase by phone at 604795-2814 and online at www.UFV.ca/theatre.

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Community The Chilliwack Metis Association holds its general meeting March 20 starting at 7 p.m. at Central elementary school multi-purpose room, 9435 Young Rd. Are you Metis? Are you unemployed? Do you need training? This month Chilliwack Métis Association will host representatives from Métis Nation BC who will present information on the Métis Employment and Training Program.

Community events To include your event, contact Tyler Olsen at tolsen@chilliwacktimes.com. Put your event on our digital calendar by visiting www.chilliwacktimes.com.

Tickets are $15 each and being sold at the Yarrow Deli and Inspired Arts in downtown Yarrow.

SAR open house

Chilliwack SAR will host an open house March 22 at the SAR Base (46195 Fifth Ave.) from noon to 3 p.m. The public is invited to come and view specialized vehicles/equipment used by SAR members, and to ask members about the volunteer services they provide. Children are welcome to attend with parent supervision. Information sessions in our classroom will commence at noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. For further information contact Deb Drozda, membership officer at membership@ chilliwacksar.org.

Wildlife rescue

The Chilliwack Library presents “A Day in the Life of a Wildlife Rehabilitator” Friday, March 21 from 11 a.m. to noon. Find out about the life-saving work that takes place at Wildlife Rescue. Learn about local wildlife and what you can do to help the animals around us.

Vintage fashion

The Yarrow Volunteer Society hosts Two Centuries of Bridal Fashion, a vintage fashion show and luncheon on March 22, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Yarrow Community Hall, 4670 Community St.

Sto:lo volunteers

Sto:lo Nation hosts a

volunteer meeting for those looking to contribute to the Sto:lo community March 26 at the Sto:lo Resource Centre on Vedder Road from 6 to 7 p.m. Join them and learn about the Stó:lō culture, history and teachings about being a helper. This session they will be learning about the traditional Halq’eméylem names of the Stó:lō communities. RSVP to Francine Douglas at 604-798-8143 or email: Francine.douglas@stolonation.bc.ca.

Mini medical school

The 6th Annual Chilliwack Mini Medical School will hold free information sessions Tuesday, March 25 and April 1 and 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. This is your chance to speak with local doctors on

important topics such as: memory loss and dementia; staying healthy in your golden years; is there such a thing as a good death (end of life care); no doctor, no hospital, no problem (wilderness medicine). This is a dropin, no registration event.

Peer counsellors

Do you like visiting with seniors and helping them? Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors offers a 32-hour training course to help you listen to concerns and then help the seniors to deal with them. If you are interested in this course, call our office to register and for more information. Phone 604-793-7204.

Prayer shawls

The prayer shawl knitting group is back up and running, meeting at Lynnwood Retirement Residence, 9168 Corbould St., Wednesdays from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Anyone wishing to knit or learn to knit prayer shawls is invited to join. For more information call Svea Mountenay at 604-7950380, or Janine McCully at 604-392-9479.

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Posein, Eileen Beverley

August 13, 1960 - March 6,2014 On March 6th, 2014 our dear Chris passed away from cancer which he courageously fought right to the end. He was born in Huddersfield England and came to Canada in May 1967 with his family. He worked at Clark Trucking for 30 years and will be sorely missed by all those that had the privilege of working with him. Predeceased by his father Reginald, Chris is survived by his ever loving wife and best friend Coleen, mother Olive, mother and father in law Marg and Doug, children who he admired and respected Matthew, Chelsey (Mike), Nicole (Kyle), Mikayla (Kyle), his three grandchildren Addy, Evan and Logan, sister Janet (Keith), brother Rob, sister in laws Diana (Stewart), Simone, cousins, nieces and nephews and many good friends who were always there for him and will cherish his memory for ever in Canada and England. Chris was an exceptional craftsman who could turn his hand to anything woodwork, metalwork, machinery, there was never a challenge too big for him. His boat “The Hangover” is a legacy to Chris’s wonderful workmanship. He was a wonderful father, loving husband and grandpa who was the happiest when he was with his family nearby. He loved to entertain, travel to the sunshine and spend time at his pride and joy their home together on the lake. The family would like to thank Dr. Lee, all the nurses at RCH, CGH, Abbotsford Cancer Clinic, the home care staff and many others for the warm and compassionate care that they gave to Chris. He will be greatly missed by those he loved and by those who loved him. Please join us for a Celebration of Life on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 1pm at The Best Western Rainbow Inn on Lickman Road, Chilliwack.

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June 4, 1942 - March 12, 2014 Born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, she was raised on the family farm until the family moved to Chilliwack in 1959. In 1961, she married Gordon Posein and together they owned and operated a dairy farm for many years. Eileen loved and was loved by family and friends. She is survived by her children; Becky(Ian), Clarence(Nicki) and Connie(Aaron) and her grandchildren; Ashley, Desi, and Adam plus siblings; June, Gordon(Lenore), Wayne(Evelyn); also numerous nieces and nephews. Eileen showed great courage in her seven year battle with cancer. Her family and friends were a great support to her during this time. She will be remembered as a kind, generous and fun loving person. As well as being very active in her church all her adult-life, she was an avid gardener who loved flowers, soft colors and pretty jewelry. Service will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday March 20th, at First Ave Christian Assembly, 46510 First Ave (at Broadway), Chilliwack, BC. Graveside Service will follow directly at Chilliwack Cemeteries, 10010 Hillcrest Dr. Chilliwack, BC. Reception and light lunch immediately afterwards to celebrate her life at First Ave Christian Assembly Church. Flowers are appreciated. Special thanks to Dr. Smith in Princeton, BC and Dr. Bull, Chilliwack, and the skilled compassionate staff and volunteers at Cascade Hospice in Chilliwack. Henderson’s in care of arrangements, 604-792-1344 www.hendersonsfunerals.com

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Wayne passed away suddenly on January 12th while vacationing near Progreso, Mexico. He was a cherished husband, beloved father, proud veteran, community-minded citizen and a friend to many around the world. Wayne is survived by his wife of forty-four years, Sandy, children Tony and Jaime (Kevin). He is also survived by brothers Gordon (Angie), William (Pat), Kenneth, sister Darlene (Paul) and their families. He was the favorite and only (as we would often joke) son-in-law of Esther Braden. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Dorothy Dehnke and infant sister. Wayne was born May 17th, 1945, in Barrhead, AB. He grew up in Winfield, BC. Beginning at the age of 12 ½, Wayne spent six years in the Army Cadet Movement in Kelowna and Vernon. He was a member of the Canadian Army Cadet Rifle Team in Bisley, England, in 1963. In 1964, he joined the Royal Canadian Army Officer Candidate Programme (School of Infantry). His military career lasted 30 years. During this time he served around the world as a member of the Second Battalion Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada, the Canadian Airborne Regiment and Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry. Highlights from Wayne’s military career include: Two Tours with the UN in Cyprus (1967 and 1978), Officer in Charge of the Canadian Armed Forces’ Parachute Demonstration Team “The Sky Hawks” (197173), Member of the Canadian Delegation of the ICCS in Vietnam (1973), Staff Officer at NDHQ in Ottawa (1973-1975 and 1980), Company Commander in the 1st Battalion PPCLI in Calgary (19751978), Staff College in Pakistan (1979), Canadian Forces’ Liaison Officer to the US Army Infantry Centre, Fort Benning, Georgia (1980-1983), Deputy CO, 2nd Battalion PPCLI in Winnipeg and West Germany (1983-1985), Land & Amphibious Section and Chief of Infrastructure Policy HQ AFNORTH Oslo, Norway (1985-1990), Base Administrative Officer CFB Chilliwack (1990-1994). In 1992, he was the recipient of a 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada

Medal awarded to Canadians deemed to have made significant contributions to fellow citizens, their community, or Canada. In 2012, he was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his service on behalf of the CAFA and the Veterans community as a whole. After retiring in 1994, Wayne began a second career in Real Estate, first with Royal LePage and then HomeLife Glenayre in Chilliwack, BC. He was also involved in a variety of community organizations including President and Paul Harris Fellow Chilliwack Fraser Rotary Club (1994-1995), BC Summer Games (1993), Board of Directors Fraser Valley Credit Union and Board of Directors for Central Credit Union BC (19912002), Board of Directors for Chilliwack Community Services (1990-1994), Member Royal Canadian Legion Branch #280 (1990-2013). The past few years he was the President of CAFA Branch #8 Bornewest Association and was committed, along with other members, to keeping the Airborne spirit alive through the development of the Bornewest section of the Canadian Military Education Centre in Chilliwack, BC. Wayne was well known for his Annual Client Appreciation Pig Roasts when he was a Realtor. He was also known for his Family Cookery Book – a collection of favorite recipes from family and friends around the world. Proceeds from the sale of the cookbook were donated to the Salvation Army. During his military career, Wayne’s primary concern was the welfare of his soldiers and fellow officers. Following retirement this continued as he provided veterans with information updates, referrals and advice. In 2013, Wayne helped to organize Heroes Hockey Challenge Yellow Ribbon Gala Dinner and Hockey Game in Abbotsford, BC, to benefit the PPCLI Foundation and their efforts to support wounded or fallen soldiers and their families. Wayne was happiest when surrounded by family and friends.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and camping. And best of all were the last four winters spent in Mexico. He was not content to sit back and so became involved with providing support to two primary schools in the village of Chicxulub. The Dehnke Mexican School Charity has provided funds and supplies and it is hoped that this will continue in the future. Other projects in Mexico included the cleanup of a garbage site and working with the local Catholic Church. His latest project was assisting a Chilliwack teacher, Donnna Boucher, with her Water is Life Project. Together they were working to raise funds for a well at the Food Kitchen in Chicxulub. Although Wayne was taken from us far too soon, we are comforted with the knowledge that he lived life his way. He touched many lives over the years and he will live in our hearts forever. Soft Winds And Fair Landings All are welcome to attend a Celebration of Life on Saturday, 29 March, 2014, at 2:00pm at Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Light refreshments will be served. Internment of ashes will take place at 11 A.M. Sunday, March 30 at Vedder View Gardens Cemetery, 44675 Watson Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Dehnke’s Mexican School Charity Program c/o Prospera Credit Union, Sardis Branch, 7565 Vedder Road, Chilliwack, BC. Account #3079480 Or PPCLI Foundation at www.ppclifoundation.ca or PPCLI Foundation 4520 Crowchild Trail S.W.Calgary, AB, T2T 5J4 Or Water is Life Project c/o Sardis Elementary School 45775 Manuel Road, Chilliwack, BC, V2R 2E6.


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Established Chilliwack Company engaged in construction and financial services since 1973 is seeking a full time experienced Accounting Supervisor/Office Manager. Accounting duties involve assisting the Controller in all accounting aspects of the business and supervising two accounting clerks. Office management is a minor roll. The successful candidate must possess strong accounting skills, be organized and be a self-starter. Computer skills are mandatory in Microsoft Office; experience with Sage Timberline would be an asset. A Competitive salary and benefits package dependent upon the successful applicant’s experience. Please apply by emailing your resume with cover letter attention to Michelle Williams, Van Maren Group: michellew@vanmarengroup.com

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Busy Landscape company looking for Landscape Helper. Must be energetic, physically fit, postitive attitude and enjoys outside work. $11 per hour to start. Email Dave blades@shaw.ca

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Leading local DOOR MANUFACTURER requires TWO FULL-TIME individual to operate a door clamp and stile machine. Good working environment. Will train the right candidate. Training starting wage $11.00/hr which will increase for the right team member. Contact: ehp@shaw.ca VIEWPOINT DOORS

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BIG O Tires has an immediate opening for a full-time Tire Service Tech. Previous tire service experience is required Some of the job duties are: • Passenger & Light Truck tire repairs, rotations, installation & balancing • Custom Wheel Installations • Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) • Basic knowledge of a customers’ vehicle • Customer service skills Starting wage is approx. $2500/month + incentives Full benefits package (incl’s extended medical & dental) with employment Please apply with resume by fax (604)792-0368 email: bigochilliwack@shaw.ca or in person to 45829 Yale Road, Chilliwack

LOOKING TO HIRE: A family run camping/lodging resort Blue Lake Resort located between Boston Bar and Lytton is looking to hire Key Staff Members. Our Manager House is available for residential on/site move-in for short or long term stays. Days off and work schedule negotiable. Your new job will include many aspects of booking and serving guest needs. Resort upkeep duties will be explained. The busy months are coming up. We slow down in the winter months. A good personality, reliability, honesty kindness and willingness to work are the key ingredients. We can show you how to do the job! Welcome. Email with response @ bluelakeresort@hotmail.com

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Technical Marketing Engineer B.C.’s most innovative pre-cast concrete products manufacturer requires a highly motivated individual to expand our success and provide an elevated level of engineering support to our customers and the engineering community throughout our market. With over 60 years history in pre-cast concrete products, The Langley Concrete Group, a family owned enterprise, prides itself in being customer orientated and quality driven. The successful applicant must have the ability to understand the technical aspects of pre-cast concrete products and with conmdence present innovative and proven applications to engineers, and other product specimers. Working with our staff having over 200 years of experience in this industry, the Technical Marketing Engineer will help develop and present effective marketing strategies to further the use of pre-cast concrete products in all aspects of underground civil infrastructure construction. The position entails working with established industry associations and public organizations with the goal of expounding our success in providing practical, long term solutions at the overall least cost for the construction of roads, storm and sanitary sewers, culverts and storm water treatment. You must enjoy working in a casual environment where teamwork is mandatory and support is provided at every opportunity to make you the best you can be at this position. Our team welcomes new ideas, fresh input and works by consultation, involvement and feedback giving you the opportunity to learn and grow bringing projects to completion. Minimum Requirements; 1. Professional designation related to the Engineering discipline, preference given to candidates possessing Professional Engineer certimcation registered with APEGBC. 2. Experience in technical marketing to engineers, municipalities and governmental agencies. 3. Training or certimcation in AutoCad applications. 4. Experience in structural engineering of civil construction products or projects. 5. Excellent written and verbal skills with ability to effectively communicate to individuals or groups. 6. Positive attitude with outgoing personality and willingness to learn and grow. Our progressive Company offers; 1. Attractive salary and benemts including extended health, life insurance, critical illness insurance, employee assistance program, etc. 2. Future personal growth and development program. 3. Ability to travel, network with other professionals and attend industry training events. 4. Supportive, engaged atmosphere with change minded management group.

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The Mill Store is now accepting applications for a RETAIL SALES CLERK in our Chilliwack location ❚ Animal health knowledge required ❚ Must have or be in the process of acquiring Pesticide certificate and Veterinary dispensing certificate ❚ Pleasant and professional ❚ Exceptional customer service skills ❚ Strong work ethic, self motivated, and initiative for quality and superior customer service ❚ Able to work in a fast paced environment and efficiently multi-task ❚ A positive attitude Duties include ordering inventory, meeting with sales reps, processing sales transactions, balancing cash, receiving and displaying merchandise and performing general housekeeping duties. Candidate must demonstrate excellent customer service skills. Email resume to: barb.frocklage@ hiprofeeds.com or fax to 604-792-0169 Deadline for submissions is April 11, 2014 Up to $400 CASH Daily FT & PT Outdoors, Spring/Summer Work. Seeking Honest, Hard Working Staff. PropertyStarsJobs.com

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HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES

FULL TIME COOK, Canton Garden Restaurant, 45595 Yale Road Chilliwack BC 40 hrs/week $17/hr. Permanent employment. Must have 2-3 years work experience in Chinese Restaurant. Be able to perform kitchen routine work such as cooking authentic Chinese food, quality control,supervise kitchen helpers, make suggestions for new dishes and assisting in stock order. This is a fast paced environment you must be able to work under pressure have attention to detail and be able to stand for extended periods of time. Cantonese or Mandarin speaking is an asset. Interested candidates fax resume to 604-792-1458 or email info@cantongarden.ca

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2 FULL TIME COOKS required $18.50 We are looking for someone who meets some or all of the following: Experience in working with Indian cuisine, complete secondary schooling. 3 year apprenticeship program for cooks or completed a college or other program in cooking. 2+ years in commercial cooking experience. Apply by ph 604-793-0188 or email Shandhar_hut@hotmail.com or drop off 8835 Young Rd. Chilliwack

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

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FIREARMS I will purchase Firearms & Ammunition 604-290-1911

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4 1/2 X 9 Pool/Snooker table, excel cond, 1” Italian slate, leather pockets, cue rack, scoreboard, cues & rest, 2 sets of balls, chalk etc. Brand new championship cloth on bed & rails $775 obo. Can arrange reasonable delivery & set up. Jack (604)240-6840

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RUBBISH REMOVAL

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SEWING MACHINES; Hobbylock Serger & Portable Pfaff creative 7550 & Husqvarna. Offers. Ph 604-846-8454 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

PETS 477

563

PETS

BERNAISE MOUNTAIN DOGS CROSS TIBETAN MASTIFF PUPS Bundles of fun. $700. No Sunday calls 604-794-7633, 604-819-3349

GERMAN SHEPHERD P/B puppies 5 M, 2 F, all shots, ready now. $700 Call 604-889-8957 S.Surrey.

736

HOMES FOR RENT

REAL ESTATE 625

FOR SALE BY OWNER

CHILLIWACK. Newly reno’d T/H. 2 bdrm + den 1160 sf. Luckakuck Pl. $169,900 or $1000/mo. + lease to own. 1-604-850-0143

736

HOMES FOR RENT

HOUSE RENTALS 604-793-2200 1 bdrm twnhse................. f/s, coin laundry $$575 1 bdrm twhnse . . . . . . . . .f/s, coin laundry - 575 1 bdrm ste........................... f/s, heat, incl $$550 bdrmapt........................ Agassiz . . . . . . .F/S, coinf/s,d/wlaundry - 500 11bdrm gas incl’d $650 bdrm+steden. . . . .condo...... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F/S,6 appl heat,gasinclincl’d- $$775 550 11 bdrm 11 bdrm bdrmduplex............................. apt . . . . . . . . .4 appl, gas f/p, gas incl f/s- $$500 650 2 bdrm suite........................ f/s heat incl’d $$700 1bdrm+dencondo.....6appl, closetohospital - 875 2 bdrm condo...................... f/s, d/w Sardis$$775 bdrmste.................... apt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . f/s,. . . .dw,f/w,gas,f/p,f/p,d/wSardis- $800 800 22bdrm bdrmste.................... twnhse . . . f/s, w/d,f/s,d/w,w/d, gasFFI, utilf/pincl- $$800 800 22 bdrm 22 bdrm bdrmapt....................... ste . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F/S,f/s, w/d,util gas,incl f/p- $$760 765 32 bdrm bdrmsuite.............. ste. . . .brand new,55appl,appl,2 bath,util UtilinclIncl.- $$1150 1100 3 bdrm hse.............. garage, 2 1/2 bth, 5 appl. $1400 $ 24 bdrm bdrmhse................... hse . . . . . . . . . . . . . f/s, f/s,gasd/w,f/p,woodgaragestove-$1300 975 $ bdrmhse.............. ste . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5. .appl,.f/s,2w/d,bath,utilRosedale incl -$1295 800 52 bdrm 6391194

818

AUTO ACCESSORIES/ PARTS

$

CARS - DOMESTIC

TRADES WELCOME

OPEN HOUSE: Every Sat,11am-5pm Every Sun, 11am-5pm 4 bdrm,3bth 2600 sq ft house with walk-in basement. Was $478,000. Reduced To Sell now $456,500. 47960 Lindell Road Side of Ryder Mtn See Property Guys.com ID # 149373. Ph (604)847-0348 Kelly or Ed email roedd@shaw.ca

627

HOMES WANTED

551

$5,400 07 Hyundai Accent Auto, Air, Power windows & locks

810

AUTO FINANCING

05 GMC Envoy SLT fully loaded leather

CLEAN OUT YOUR CLOSETS!

GARAGE SALES

Chilliwack

46386 Cora Ave Garage Sale Saturday March 22 8am to 2pm Tools, household items, kids stuff

$8,900

We Buy Homes BC • All Prices • All Situations • • All Conditions • www.webuyhomesbc.com 604-626-9647

MULTI UNIT (55) GARAGE SALE: on Saturday March 22, 2014. 9am4pm. Located at 45893 Chesterfield Ave at Young - The Willows. Furniture, clothes, toys, tools, household items, appliances and more! RAIN or SHINE.

551

GARAGE SALES

Chilliwack

9285 Banford Rd Moving & Bakery Sale

March 22 6-2pm

LOTS of stuff. Free coffee, free samples

bcclassified.com 1-866-575-5777

633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS Quality Modular Homes Leading the Industry for over 30 years with product, service and price. Trust in BC Built for ultimate value. Competition Priced from $75 sq ft. Including delivery and set-up 1-800-339-5133

$8,800 04 Chrysler Picifica loaded only 55,000k’s

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

$5,995

639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES

07 Chevy HHR Auto, Air, Cruise, Tilt, Power windows & locks

• DIFFICULTY SELLING? •

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

696

OTHER AREAS

$5,900

20 Acres. $0 Down, Only $119/mo. Owner Financing, NO CREDIT CHECKS! Near El Paso, Texas. Beautiful Mountain Views! Money Back Guarantee. Call 866-8825263 Ext. 81 www.sunsetranches.net

TRANSPORTATION

TRANSPORTATION

04 Dodge Dakota ext. cab V6 5spd, clean truck

845

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

845

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

SCRAP CARS & METALS - CA$H for CARS Up to $300. No Wheels - No Problem! Friendly &

Professional Service. Servicing the Fraser Valley 1-855-771-2855

RENTALS

MISC. WANTED

FIREARMS. All types wanted, estates, collections, single items, military. We handle all paperwork and transportation. Licensed Dealer. 1.866.960.0045 www.dollars4guns.com.

CANE CORSO MASTIFF - pure bred pups, shots, dewormed, vet checked. Call 604-826-7634 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866

TRANSPORTATION

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

524

Mainland Roofing Ltd.

809

GERMAN SHEPHERD Pups & young adults. Quality German & Czech bloodlines. 604-856-8161.

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

.A East West Roofing & Siding Co. Repairs, new roofs, torching, gutter services. 10% off. 604-783-6437

FOR SALE BY OWNER

TRANSPORTATION

700

$2,995

RENT TO OWN

02 Pontiac Sunfire GT loaded

STOP RENTING! RENT TO OWN! No Qualifications! Flexible Terms! CLOVERDALE - 60th and 176th Spacious 1 Bedroom Condo. Only $880/mo. Option Fee Req’d 604-626-9647

706

FINANCING AVAILABLE

Has your vehicle reached the end of its useful life? Have it recycled properly

APARTMENT/CONDO

2 BDRM APT. Incl F/S, D/W, In suite Washer and Dryer Secure underground parking $800. Non Smoker, No Pets, Ref’s Req’d. Call Tasha 604793-9000 or 604-791-3171

Pick A Part is environmentally approved and meets all BC government standards for automotive recycling

45895 Airport Road Chwk - 604-701-6008

6390813

845

CHILLIWACK, 2 bdrm, 1000sf; 1 bdrm, 750sf, clean, quiet, 5 app., near bus, shop & hospital, 55+, n/p, 604-795-9949

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

The Scrapper

HIGHEST PRICES PAID

709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL Chilliwack. 44758 Yale Rd West. 4leaf 6400sf building with mezzanine, zoned M1. Inquiries (604)9243259 or 604-313-1286

736

for most complete vehicles

~ FREE TOWING ~

HOMES FOR RENT

5 BDRM Chwk 3 bth, 2 lrm, 2 car garage, 3 appl, bi/vacuum, fenced yd, nr ament., April 1. $1590. 1-604-888-2831 CHWK 2 bdrm home w/ heated shop avail April 1 $1150/m. Phone 604-316-1523

750

Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm 7 Days A Week www.pickapart.ca

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

752

TOWNHOUSES

We have 2 Playgrounds for your kids! And are “Pet-Friendly”

NEWLY RENOVATED $990 per month + utilities 3 BDRM - 1.5 Baths - 2 Levels 1,100 sq ft and fenced back yard

For more info call Mike at 604-792-8317 or 1-877-515-6696 or Email: wb@raamco.ca WOODBINE TOWNHOUSES 9252 Hazel St. Chilliwack BC - Move in Incentive! Our Gated 5 acre Complex is Quiet and Family Oriented

6295005 6353866

2005 DODGE Dakota well maintained, lady driven,V-8, gas efficient, tow package,box line/ 4 door, never missed an oil change or transmission oil change. “Renovated” March 2014. Tires & brakes replaced fall 2014. All maintenance records, 141,000 gentle kms. Clear coated for easy care. Great truck!! Clean and ready to go. $9000. Contact gkirkpatrick58@gmail.com

1-866-843-8955

SUITES, LOWER

TOWNHOUSES

TRUCKS & VANS

604-792-1221

Chilliwack 1 BD + den daylight F/P, incl util cbl/tel extra. $750. Suit Prof. couple. NS/NP avail now. 604-792-6456

752

851

Pick A Part Used Auto Parts 43645 Industrial Way Chilliwack BC V2R 4L2

6358120

338

PETS

Thursday, March 20, 2014 A37

812

AUTO SERVICES

812

AUTO SERVICES

A loan that puts you in the DRIVER’S SEAT Bad Credit - NO PROBLEM We can help with rebuilding your credit. No Credit - NO PROBLEM We offer a FIRST TIME BUYER PROGRAM. 6353818 6319069

1-855-957-7755

THE WAREHOUSEMAN’S LIEN ACT In the matter of the Warehouseman’s Lien Act and MY Mini Storage. Nicole Anderson Take notice that the personal effects located at: 44335 Yale Rd. West Chilliwack, B.C. will, if not claimed by April 3, 2014 be disposed of accordingly. Any questions regarding this matter should be directed to The Manager. MY Mini Storage 604-703-1111


A38 Thursday, March 20, 2014

CHILLIWACK TIMES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Council Chambers 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 8A4 www.chilliwack.com

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the City of Chilliwack will hold a Public Hearing, as noted above, on the following items: 1. ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENT BYLAW 2014, No. 4007 (RZ000839) Location: 43685 Chilliwack Mountain Road (a portion of) Owner: Cedarsky Developments Ltd. Purpose: To rezone a portion of the subject property, as shown on the map below, from an R1-C (One Family Residential – Accessory) Zone to an R4 (Low Density Multi-Family Residential) Zone to facilitate the construction of a townhouse development. Location Map:

2. ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENT BYLAW 2014, No. 4008 (RZ000840) Location: 46428 Sylvan Drive Owners: Nicole Olson and Robroy Olson Purpose: To rezone the subject property, as shown on the map below, from an R3 (Small Lot One Family Residential) Zone to an R1-C (One Family Residential - Accessory) Zone to facilitate the development of an Accessory Dwelling Unit. Location Map:

3. ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENT BYLAW 2014, No. 4009 (RZ000843) Location: 6560 Vedder Road Owners: Rene Gane, Arleen Gane, David Chu and Lilian Chu Purpose: To rezone the subject property, as shown on the map below, from an R1-A (One Family Residential) Zone to an R4 - A (Townhouse Multi-Family Residential) Zone to facilitate the development of a supportive housing townhouse complex for adults with developmental disabilities. Location Map:

Persons who deem that their interest in the properties are affected by the proposed amendment bylaws will have an opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing or, if you are unable to attend, you may provide a written submission, including your full name and address, to the City Clerk’s Office no later than 4:00 p.m. on the date of the Public Hearing. All submissions will be recorded and form part of the official record of the Hearing. These proposed bylaws may be inspected between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, from Wednesday, March 19, 2014 to Tuesday, April 1, 2014, both inclusive, in the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack, BC. Please direct your enquiries to our Planning & Strategic Initiatives Department at 604-793-2906. Please note that no further information or submissions can be considered by Council after the conclusion of the Public Hearing. Delcy Wells, CMC City Clerk

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Thursday, March 20, 2014 A39

PURCHASE FINANCING

FREE 10 YEAR 160,000 KM

UP TO

POWERTRAIN LTD WARRANTY

WORLD’S BEST

$

WARRANTY

2014 RVR ES FWD**

EASY OWN PLAN

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PLUS

AND YOU OWN THE CAR

p

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FREE

2014 LANCER DE*** 0% 84 MONTHS EASY OWN PLAN

$19,998

Available on Lancer SE AWC and GT AWC§

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SAVINGS

LOYALTY IN REBATES

0% 84 MONTHS

$130 GT AW

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1,500 √ STARTING FROM

RV R

FOR

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BI-WEEKLY √ STARTING FROM Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Excludes Lancer Evolution and Lancer Ralliart

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Excludes Lancer Evolution and Lancer Ralliart

Available on Lancer SE AWC and GT AWC§

$99

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$170

BI-WEEKLY

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Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Excludes Lancer Evolution and Lancer Ralliart

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OUTLANDER GT S-AWC MODEL SHOWN

64 MPG 4.4 L/100 KM HIGHWAY

2014 MIRAGE*

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CHILLIWACK TIMES

A40 Thursday, March 20, 2014

Y in ONL WACK LLI CHI

PROUD TO BE CANADIAN OWNED & OPERATED

Store Hours: Mon - Sat 9am - 6pm Sunday 11am - 5pm

Come see all the great savings at

EVERYONE’S OUTLET CENTRE. 75% ‘Hanover’ Sofa

65%

off

regular $699.99

73% ‘Elba’ Leather Sofa off

‘Porto’ Sofa

off

Accent Chair

Dressers

Media Dresser

52% 56

regular $4299.99

Special $1295.00

Special $595.00

Sofa Table

50

Hide a Bar

%

‘Urbano’ Leather Sectional

off

off

%

off

regular $1399.99

Special $595.00

Special $395.00

70% ‘Rosedale’ Leather Sectional

‘Bart’ Sofa

off

regular$2199.99

$

regular 1099.99

Special $195.00

58%

62%

off up 56 to off

%

regular $899.99

Special 395.00 $

Available in Brown or White

off

regular $479.99

regular$999.99

Special 395.00

Special 245.00

$

Push / Self Propelled Ride On Lawn Mowers Lawn Tractors

Snow Blowers

cause you never know :)

regular 4199.99

off

Special$995.00

$

Weed Claw sale

75%

$

Special 695.00

$

Front Tine

Tillers

regular 1799.99 $

Water Globes

Wasp be Gone

10.00

$

$

sale

3.00

Chilliwack’s Largest

Jewellery Hanger

40% off

Retailer

sale 3.95 $

Summer Hats

40% off

Compatible with other brick brands

APPLIANCES 30” - 36” French Door Fridges

Warranty included with all appliances. Extended warranty available.

Electric , Gas , Induction Ranges Dishwashers

Canister / Upright Vacuums

Washers / Dryers Washers / Dryers Top Load

Front Load

HIGH END Mattresses LOW LOW Prices from $38.00

Sizes Available

Twin from 98 Double from 19 5 Queen from 195

Bedrail

King fro

Boxsprin

m 495

g from 75

Directions from Hope

Take Exit 119 Stay to the right Turn Left on Yale Rd W Turn Right on Evans Parkway Turn Left on Commercial Court

Why pay Retail? When you can get

BELOW WHOLESALE!

Mattress Proctector

Y in ONL WACK LLI CHI

PROUD TO BE CANADIAN OWNED & OPERATED

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Limited quantity on all products. Products / colours may not be exactly as shown. Prices subjected to change without notice. Ssale expires March 27, 2014

Chilliwack Times, March 20, 2014  

March 20, 2014 edition of the Chilliwack Times

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