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Senior beaten and robbed in Newton 72-year-old man attacked in park during the day by Kevin Diakiw A SOUTH ASIAN senior was taken to hospital after a brazen midday beating to his face and hands in Newton last week. It’s an assault that bears an eerie similarity to a previous attack on a hockey mom a short distance away. Surrey Mounties are asking for public assistance after a 72-yearold man was beaten and robbed at 1 p.m. on Thursday at Newton Athletic Park. Police responded to the call for assistance in the 7300-block of 128 Street to find the elderly man suffering from injuries to his face and hands. See POLICE / Page 4
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A kitchen crammed with pot plants and grow lights (left) and a bathroom filled with wires and power outlets are just a couple of examples of how residential homes in Surrey are being used to grow medical marijuana.
City cracks down on pot homes Remediation work must be done on former medical marijuana grow-ops by Kevin Diakiw MEDICAL POT grow-ops in residential LEADER FILE PHOTO
Police are looking for a man in his 20s in relation to an assault on an elderly man on Thursday.
homes have to be shut down as of next week (April 1), and the City of Surrey will be following up to make sure the houses are safe. People ignoring the city’s requests for remediation work may face thousands of dollars in inspection costs.
The clean-up initiative comes as Health Canada ends the ability for people licensed to use medicinal marijuana to grow it at home (see story, page 3). Medical pot now must now be purchased from regulated commercial producers. In Surrey, about 1,000 homes have been used to grow pot for medicinal purposes, according to Surrey Deputy Chief
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From page 1 Barnscher says notices will be going out to homeowners on April 1, and they will be expected to begin remediation work within 30 days. If they don’t, Surrey will send out inspectors and charge the homeowner $5,200. Every month after that, bylaw officers will show up, which will cost the homeowner between $800 and $900 per visit. Barnscher said the fees are to recover the cost of staff time. Refusal to pay will result in the fees being added to property taxes.
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Medical marijuana users ordered to stop growing But growers may not comply and some cities are reluctant to enforce and other safety hazards behind for future residents. But most also don’t want to take on the burden of fixing what they see as a problem created by the federal government. MEDICAL MARIJUANA home growers have been ordered by the federal governMission Mayor Ted Adlem doesn’t support sending police in to enforce compliment to provide written notification by April 30 that they’ve halted production ance with the new medical pot law, even in cases where Ottawa discloses users who and destroyed any leftover pot. have failed to send their notification. Authorized personal grow-ops for approved medical mari“I’m not interested in throwing people in jail for growing juana users become illegal April 1 as their licences expire and the marijuana,” Adlem said. “Who’s going to foot the bill to close these country switches instead to a system of regulated commercial people down who have not notified and ceased to operate?” production. He predicts many other B.C. municipalities will also have little Health Canada said in a statement March 14 it will notify law interest in making it a policing project. enforcement of any users who fail to comply with the notifica“I think most mayors are concerned about the cost of doing tion requirement, an apparent shift from past refusals to disclose this. Is it something we really want to be spending our policing locations to local authorities on privacy grounds. budget on? I don’t think so.” The new Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulation allows Mission Mayor Ted Adlem Adlem noted soon-to-be-illegal growers may well lie on the licensed medical marijuana users – more than 16,000 of them federal form and keep growing in defiance of the law. are in B.C. – to buy dried pot only from approved commercial Sensible BC campaign director Dana Larsen accused the govproducers via mail order. ernment of reneging on promises of privacy for medical marijuana users. Many B.C. municipalities are keen to stamp out medical marijuana home grows, “There are going to be some people who lie about it, absolutely,” Larsen predicted. which they say often pose an electrical fire risk to neighbours and may leave mold by Jeff Nagel
The city is asking homeowners to hire a qualified professional to conduct the remediation work. A list of qualified professionals can be found at http:// www.surrey.ca/cityservices/14325.aspx. More about Health Canada’s new regulations can be found at http://www.hc-sc. gc.ca
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$50,000 for children of killer Pickton’s victims Missing Women Inquiry made recommendation for compensation by Jeff Nagel CHILDREN OF the victims of serial killer Robert
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ack in the day (not really all that long ago) I used to be quite the social butterfly. My little wings were always a flutter from one party or gathering to the next – time, bills and babysitters were not an issue. However, those days are now long gone –as are many of the friendships formed during that fun and “carefree” chapter of my life. While some have stuck around, the visits and phone calls have dwindled. I take 100 per cent of the blame. It was around six years ago – newly pregnant with my oldest daughter, Molly – that I traded in my delicate wings for some dependable stretchy pants. Sometime during this swap, I also became... dare I say it... a pretty bad friend. (Gasp). I became notorious for breaking plans at the last minute, ignoring incoming calls and zoning-out mid-conversation during a pal’s crisis. Exhausted, bloated and highly hormonal – or irrational, as my husband would tell you (in my defence I really needed a tomato, even if the roads were blanketed in snow), I began optioning for quiet evenings at home with a bag of chips, slippers and my trusty PVR’d recordings. After 6 p.m., the idea of wearing anything other than pajamas and a Scrunchy – yes, I actually still own one – just seemed like way too much Kristyl effort. “Don’t worry, I’ll have more energy and we’ll do things after the baby is born,” I told them all. Boy oh boy, was I wrong. Fast forward to half a decade later – Molly is almost five and Zoe is three-and-a-half – my illfitting wings are still collecting dust in the closet, my stretchy-pant collection has grown and I’m still bloated, hormonal and irrational at the best of times, even without a human life growing inside me. While I used to love chatting on the phone, it’s not nearly as fun with a preschooler screaming “Let me talk. Let me talk!” in the background, or having to put someone on hold mid-sentence so you can wipe a bum or bandage a bloody knee.
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For the sake of salvaging my remaining friendships and my own sanity, I do attempt to squeeze into those wings from time to time. I’m pretty lucky in that I get to go out more than most moms thanks to this blogging gig and a very understanding husband. The difference is that now there’s a dark cloud that hangs overhead – a reminder of the early morning and the inevitable “I wants,” the “she hit me’s,” and the I’m bored’s” that certainly won’t take a break just because mommy is tired or suffering from “wine flu.” I’m not saying I’ve become a hermit. Actually, I’m more social than ever before. My children and I have long conversations about the meaning of life – mostly involving the characters in the film Frozen – and there are plenty of play dates on our calendar. Heck, I even still like to mingle... from the comfort of my couch, behind the safety of a screen. Coffee dates have been replaced with Facebook chats. And Twitter has become a great place to rub elbows and network without having to put on lipstick or pants. I’m great at making an effort online, even if it’s just a comment on a status, a like or a retweet. However, I know that any digital connection runs a high risk of being disconnected. I’m sure I’ve been unfollowed, unliked and forgotten in cyberspace by many fedup friends. I don’t hold it against them. Still, a good handful of pals stand by, Clark accepting our brief interaction as sporadic as it is, not taking my “indifference” personally – or so I hope. I take comfort in knowing that the old adage “at every age, there is a stage” isn’t just meant for kids, it’s for us parents, too. It may not be tomorrow or even next year, but one day when I’m not cocooning on the couch, covered in Spaghettios and a cuddly preschooler or two, I’ll be a good friend again. Maybe even a butterfly. Until then, just know you’re in my thoughts and my news feed. Kristyl Clark is a stay-at-home-mom and founder of the family blogazine, She’s a Valley Mom (www.shes avalleymom.com). She writes monthly for The Leader.
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On Jan. 27, 2014 I wrote to our MP, Nina Grewal of Fleetwood Port Kells. In the email I indicated how outraged I was about the number of times our community mailbox had been broken into since the fall (three times). I also indicated that as her constituent, homeowner and home-based small business owner, the impact of these break-ins go far beyond being a minor inconvenience. I asked Grewal to respond within seven business days addressing the following: 1. What has your role been in addressing this serious problem in you riding? Please cite specific examples. 2. What solution(s) do you have for small homebased business owners who depend upon reliable
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minal 2 expansion at Deltaport. “The growth we’ve been expecting is coming to pass and underlining the importance of the infrastructure strategy we’ve been working on with our federal and provincial partners,” Silvester said. One of the most visible infrastructure upgrades – the Roberts Bank Rail Corridor work to build eight railway overpasses in Delta, Surrey and Langley – should be finished within a year, he said. The overpasses will reduce road congestion from trains blocking level crossings that would otherwise worsen as port traffic grows. They’ll also reduce or eliminate train whistling. Silvester said the port projects a doubling of container shipments over the next 15 years or so and up to 30 per cent growth in grain handling. He said last year’s growth of 11 million tonnes of cargo – to a record 135 million tonnes overall – was the equivalent of adding an entire medium-sized port in Metro Vancouver. He said the port supports 60,000 jobs in the Lower Mainland that earn 50 per cent more than the average wage.
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Varsity brings high class and high style to Langley
By Kerry Vital
Educated elegance has come to Langley with Varsity, a collection of condominium homes that’s sure to impress. Built by Redekop Kroeker Development Inc., Varsity is perfectly located to take advantage of any amenity you can think of. Shopping, dining, education, recreation and leisure opportunities are all nearby. Inside, the one- and two-bedroom condominiums are
spacious and open, with oversized windows that let the natural light flow into your space. The kitchens are perfect for any budding gourmet, with stainless-steel appliances, granite countertops, a ceramic tile backsplash and under-cabinet puck lighting that easily illuminates your every task. The bathrooms are soothing and spa-like, with rich marble countertops in the main bath and granite in the ensuite. Shaker frame and panel cabinetry and ceramic floor tile accented by
an antique white tub surround combine for an elegant and luxurious room. Wide-plank laminate flooring in the entry, kitchen and living room is complemented by luxe nylon carpeting in the bedrooms. In a stroke of convenience, closet organizers are included in every bedroom. Homes at Varsity start at $138,900. For more information, visit www.liveatvarsity.com or call 604-539-2200.
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Clay Construction was recently announced the winner of the Grand Georgie Award for Custom Home Builder of the Year, recognizing their exceptional home-building and commitment to their business. The
awards are handed out by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association of B.C., and honour the best in B.C.’s residential construction industry. “We are highly honoured to win this prestigious award,” says owner Larry Clay. “We’re proud to be a Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association member, and we believe that our client-centred approach allows us to focus on what is important to our customers.” In a competitive and sophisticated marketplace, Clay Construction looks for ways to distinguish themselves. Their clients are successful business owners and leaders in their respective fields who demand the best. The Clay Construction team’s goal is to successfully fulfill their clients’ expectations,
which involve clear communication, agreed-upon expectations, and consistent weekly reports. “Knowing where the project is financially at all times is crucial.” says Clay. “Clay Construction is founded on the principles of integrity, professionalism, quality, and transparency.” As part of their commitment to customer service, Clay and his team implement building practices that few custom home builders emulate. A detailed catalogue of pictures, moisture checks of the framing, and a detailed warranty binder are just three of the thirty items noted on their website where Clay Construction is unrivaled. They’re proud to share important practices on building a better home that will out-perform others.
“Every build has its own unique challenges,” says Clay. Their projects have included: large luxury estate homes on acreages, house and laneways built concurrently in re-emerging Vancouver neighbourhoods, a wheelchairaccessible R2000 house, and a split-lot project resulting in a couple of narrow homes with astonishing spaciousness. Furthermore, they have completed a wide spectrum of architecturally diverse homes from modern to Craftsman. Give them a set of plans and they will bring the home to life. Additionally, they will provide a detailed budget, scope and specifications before they move one stone. They believe that quality and peace of mind is something you should be able to depend on! Clients are guaranteed a homebuilding experience that is collaborative and enjoyable; something that Clay prides himself on. “I love what I do, and I love knowing my company is an award-winning leader in the industry,” he says. For more information, visit their website at www.clayconstruction.ca.
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An auto show for the entire province members employ, directly and It’s that time of year again when indirectly, more than 34,000 high car shoppers can check out the paying, full-time people in the hottest trends, latest innovations more than 50 communities they and some old classics at the 94th serve. annual Vancouver International The show may be at the coast Auto Show. and therefore a little too long This year’s show, which runs a drive for many readers but I from March 25 to 30 at the would encourage you to cast Vancouver Convention Centre your eye over show media West, promises to be a great coverage and use that material family-friendly event with some for information and ideas. Then exciting new features, following In British go to visit some of our members’ a record-breaking year for auto Columbia alone, new dealerships where they operate sales in Canada in 2013. an ‘auto show’ for 52 weeks a The show is owned and opercar dealers account year! ated by the New Car Dealers for more than $10 For those of you who can attend Association of BC, serving as billion annually in be sure to participate in the a new model showcase for the economic activity.” Green Ride and Drive, which Canadian automotive industry puts you at wheel of the latest and representing more than 30 Blair Qualey eco-friendly vehicles. Another distinct brands from the world’s feature is the Exotics, which is leading manufacturers. a selection of truly exhilarating automobiles – Canadians purchased a record-setting 1.74 you can dream! million cars last year: a four per cent increase Visitors at this year’s show will also get to exover 2012 and just the second time in history perience a bit of automotive history at Hagerty that the market has ever surpassed 1.7 million Classic Alley, featuring beautiful cars from the units. 1950s and 1960s, including a special salute In British Columbia alone, new car dealers to the Ford Mustang and its 50th anniversary account for more than $10 billion annually in celebration. economic activity. This makes it an important Two classic cars will also be auctioned off, with industry for entire province where our dealer
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That’s a feeling we can all enjoy when handed the keys to our new vehicle. Today, we use the occasion of the 2014 Vancouver International Auto Show to celebrate what’s new in showrooms throughout BC this year. You can view additional information at drivewaycanada.ca
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Ford has been on a roll here in Canada; finishing out 2013 as the top selling brand for the fourth consecutive year. There are some very big products coming from Ford over the coming year that will make a big impact on its sales and image, and you will get a peek at some of them at the Vancouver International Auto Show. The first is the biggest introduction of any automaker this year, the allnew 2015 Ford F-150 fullsize pickup truck. The F-150 isn’t just the best selling truck in Canada for almost 50 years; it is the overall sales champ, selling more than any other nameplate. Period. Ford isn’t merely introducing an updated model. No, they went to town, developing a entirely new manufacturing process that will revolutionize the full-size truck space. The body of the next F-150 is built of an aluminum alloy material that Ford claims is 318kg lighter but stronger than the outgoing model. In addition, the frame is made of thinner, lighter and stronger hightensile steel that combined with the body, produces the weight savings. This is an industry first, and a revolutionary approach to building trucks. In addition to a lighter body, the engineers have developed two new engines to compliment the existing
3.5L EcoBoost turbocharged V6 model and 5.0L normally aspirated V8 engine. The first is a new 3.5L V6 engine, replacing the outgoing 3.7L model base engine. With a lighter truck, a smaller engine can do the work. A smaller 2.7L turbocharged EcoBoost V6 is also going to be introduced with an auto start-stop function that switches off the engine when the truck is sitting still. Official fuel economy ratings have not been released but Ford executives tell me they hope to have best in class gasoline fuel economy. Other enhancements to the F-150 include a new stepladder that integrates into the tailgate. Ford was the first to have this feature but it has been improved for 2015. The rear tailgate also has a soft-open feature that prevents the tailgate from slamming down, plus a light switch near the back of the truck to eliminate the bed with new LED lights. The second vehicle that will have a big impact of Ford, but more of an image car, is the all-new 2015 Mustang. Interestingly, about 25 percent of all Mustangs are sold here in British Columbia, so this is a big deal for us. The 2015 Mustang is now going to be sold around the world and developed as part of the “One Ford” approach to making cars they can share in every market. This means the Mustang will be sold, for the first time, with right hand drive for countries like the UK, Australia and Japan. The stance of the new Mustang is lower, wider and more muscular, with the wheels pushed out to provide better stability. The fastback has a steeper rake and a bigger trapezoidal grille has enhanced the continued from page 23
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shark nose design. Initially the Mustang will be sold as a coupe and convertible with the base and GT trim, the higher performance models will come later. Inside is another cleansheet design, featuring real aluminum switches and dials, with two large gauges behind the steering wheel. The interior looks more upscale than any Mustang before. Under the hood the GT trim continues with the 5.0L V8 with improved valves and cylinders helping to pump out over 420hp. The base 3.7L V6 is also carried over but now with 300hp. The big news is the introduction of a 2.3L turbocharged EcoBoost 4-cylinder with an estimated 300hp and 300 lb.-ft. of torque. For years, the criticism has been the lack of independent rear suspension in the Mustang but this is no longer the case. A fully independent rear suspension will help get all the power down to the ground from all three engines plus provide improved handling. Ford is hoping with this new platform and available engines, this new model will provide as many thrills as any German sports model and for less money. Pricing has not been finalized but expect it to be in line with existing 2014 Mustang pricing. Ford is doing well here in Canada and with all-new products; it will have a good chance of staying number one. zack.spencer@ drivewaybc.ca
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The model year 2014 is already in full swing for Chevrolet as it rolls its products into the Vancouver International Auto Show. Many of the new and revamped products are already in dealerships so let’s take a look at what’s especially notable for this year.
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By Alexandra Straub While the diesel model was launched last summer, it bears a 2014 designation. Under its hood is a 2.0L turbo-diesel that packs in 151 horsepower and 264 lb.-ft torque. Yes, it has that much torque and is most impressive. According to the Chevrolet, it has a 0-96 km/h (60 mph) performance of 8.6 seconds, “which is better than the Volkswagen Jetta TDI automatic and competitive with German diesel cars that dominate the North American market.” In addition to that, it receives an estimated fuel consumption of 4.2L/100km on the highway and 7.5L/100km in the city. While the Cruze diesel had already been available in Europe, the proven engine needed to be adapted to North American emissions ratings. It comes standard with a six-speed automatic transmission and 376.6L trunk space. It has an MSRP of $24,945
plus $1,550 destination freight charge. Impala Chevrolet’s flagship sedan is all new for the 2014 model year. Released in 2013, this five-passenger vehicle can certainly hold its own in a segment whose competitors are getting stronger and stronger. Among its redeeming new features, an all-new exterior design. I think it looks great. Having had the opportunity to take it for a test drive, Chevrolet has certainly listened to their customers and in the Impala; it has given drivers a vehicle that has flair, as well as potency. Its cabin/interior also received a major overhaul and the result is pleasing to the eyes and to the touch. The 2014 Impala is offered with three engine choices, including two four-cylinder powertrains and a 3.6L V6. Output for the 3.6L V6 is rated at 305 horsepower and 264 lb.-ft. of torque (358 Nm). That is the highest horsepower output
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My next vehicle came from a used car wholesaler*. There was nothing wrong with it, but he couldn’t find a dealer who wanted it. I gladly took it off his hands. How hip was I? I had a new source of newer vehicles that would come right to me. “Two-year-old car for sale. No previous accident history reported, only 35,000km on it. Call with offer.” Shortly after, I got a call from a young man. His car had just broken down, and he needed a new one fast. He agreed to meet me at the local construction site where he worked. He was just finishing up his lunch when I arrived. He was wearing his construction uniform and I immediately noticed his tired eyes. I felt bad for the poor fellow, and I was glad that I was selling him a reliable vehicle. He didn’t need another headache on top of everything. I even knocked $500 off the price I wanted. It was a smooth edd happy h and transaction. The guyy looke looked ely forr all the help. I thanked me immensely beamed back at him. Around 5:00 a.m. the next morning, I got a ructioon worker, yelling so call. It was the construction ely understand u loudly that I could barely him. ” he said over and over “THEY TOOK IT AWAY,” !” again. “REPOSSESSED!” I hung up on him and triedd to make sense of ld th he car be taken the situation. Why would the he night? n Who’s away in the middle of the “they”? ad a lien on it. Liens. Of course. The car ha had ell on a lot. The bank That’s why it wouldn’t sell must have seized it due to an unpaid balance. idnn’t want to get As before, I panicked. I didn’t w. SSure, I sold him the involved in this right now. seed to know it had car, but how was I supposed
a lien on it? I realized the wholesaler* had scammed me! If that fellow had asked for a CarProof history report or even a provincial lien search, I’d be the one screaming. Over the next several hours, I kept letting my phone go to voicemail – I couldn’t bear speaking to the young man. I knew I had to switch phones again. I felt a bit ashamed. But I needed to be selfish about this. At this point, the best thing for me was cash. And lots of it. *Wholesaler – Vehicle sellers may call themselves auto brokers or wholesalers to sound legitimate and cheaper. But if they’re selling to private buyers, they must be licensed as a dealer. Like any curber - an individual posing as a private seller but selling vehicles as a business – wholesalers and brokers offer none of the protection the law provides for purchases from a Vehicle Sales Authority licensed dealer. Walt learned that lesson, sson, but his buyer paid the price.
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in the segment from a naturally-aspirated V6 engine. The Ecotec 2.5L is part of a new family of four-cylinder engines developed with increased efficiency and greater refinement. It is rated at 196 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque The Impala’s Ecotec 2.4L engine with eAssist provides electrical assist in certain conditions to help save fuel. It is rated at 182 horsepower. Malibu The 2013 model year brought forth an all-new Malibu. That said, not much has changed for 2014, but that doesn’t mean it didn’t get a few enhancements. For example, there’s now a fuel-saving start-stop technology added to the standard model, rear knee room improved by 1.25 inches (31.7 mm) and chassis and suspension developments enhance drive experience. That’s on top off the overhauled Malibu, on the inside and out.
Camaro Z/28 For those diehard track day fans who have been waiting for an even more performance inspired Camaro, the wait is over. Almost. For 2014, the Z/28 makes its debut. All 2014 Camaro models feature a revised exterior design that integrates highperformance aerodynamics for more efficient cooling and stability at high speeds. However, the new Camaro Z/28 adds features like a full aerodynamics package that creates downforce at speed, which helps make it the most track-capable offering in Camaro’s history. Alongside its aerodynamic prowess, under its hood is a mechanical wonder. Its 7.0L, LS7 V8 handassembled engine was co-developed with Corvette Racing to make it as potent as possible. Its monster engine produces an estimated 500 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. With those figures on paper, don’t expect amazing fuel results! And just like it takes an experienced driver to put it through its paces, your bank account will most likely need to be seasoned, too! It has an MSRP of $77,400. If you get to the show, all the GM brands, including Chevrolet, are wellrepresented. alexandra.straub@ drivewaybc.ca
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Drop-in format with light refreshments. The Railway Crossing Information System complements the eight rail overpasses and other projects that make up the Roberts Bank Rail Corridor (RBRC) program. The RBRC is a comprehensive package of road and rail improvements funded by an unprecedented collaboration of 12 partners representing local, regional, provincial, and federal governments as well as private industry.
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Trio achieve qualifying times Sungod swimmers to compete in Victoria by Rick Kupchuk THREE MEMBERS of
the Sungod Swim Club have qualified for the B.C. Long Course AAA championships in Victoria this summer. Cory Bullock, Alix Main and Claudia Baxter achieved qualifying times at the BC Short Course AA championships in Chilliwack March 1-2. They were among six swimmers from Sungod to qualify for finals at the meet. â€œEveryone was mentally sharp this weekend,â€? said Sungod head coach Kurt Murphy. â€œIt was great to see every swimmer on their game and going after goals that they had set at the beginning of the season. We are looking at bringing an even bigger team for the long course championships in Victoria this June.â€? Bullock, 13, led the Sungod group in Chilliwack by winning gold medals in the 200m butterfly, and the 100m and 200m back stroke. He also won a bronze medal in the 50m freestyle and was sixth in the 100m freestyle. He achieved a personal best in all events. Main, 16, also won gold, placing first in her 100m breast stroke race,
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while Baxter, 13, took silver medals in the 100m back stroke and 1,500m freestyle. Baxter was also eighth in the 100m butterfly. Nicholas Kidd won two medals and was in seven finals. He won
AFTER FIVE years on the court with the Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) Eagles, Ali Bosir will be on the sidelines. The graduate of Princess Margaret Secondary has accepted an offer from the KPU Athletics Department to serve as an apprentice coach with the menâ€™s basketball program. In five seasons as an Eagle, Bosir played in 86 Pacific Western Athletic Conference (PACWEST) games, scoring 1,112 points (12.93 points per game), while grabbing 797 rebounds (9.27) and earning 145 assists (1.69). He was named a second team PACWEST all-star in 2012-13.
and eighth in the 400m individual medley. Albert Yu, 12, won a bronze medal in the 100m and 200m breast stroke while Caralyn Vossen, 16, was seventh in her 100m breast stroke race.
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Background: Prior to joining SFU in 2012, Petter was a professor in the Faculty of Law of the University of Victoria where he served as Dean from 2001 to 2008. From 1991 to 2001, Petter served as an MLA of the Province of British Columbia and held numerous cabinet portfolios, including Advanced Education and Attorney General. Since becoming President, Professor Petter has led the development of an exciting new Vision for SFU as â€œThe Engaged Universityâ€? innovative education, cutting edge research, and far-reaching community engagement.â€?
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Three B.C. champions from Surrey club SGS wins seven all around medals at provincial championships in Kamloops
by Rick Kupchuk THE SURREY Gymnas-
tics Society (SGS) is home to three provincial champions. Treyson Cerrato, Alon Zvikler and Maria Bashko won all around gold medals at the B.C. Gymnastics Champion-
ships last weekend in Kamloops, accounting for three of the seven all around medals won by SGS competitors. Cerrato, 12, won his second consecutive provincial championship with a consistent performance in the Elite 4 category. He had
a first-place score on pommel horse, won silver medals on floor and high bar, won bronze on vault and parallel bars and was fourth on rings. Last year, Cerrato was first all around in the Provincial 4 group, a category that was topped this year by SGS
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Surrey Gymnastics Society’s Timofey Azhogin, 11, won an all around bronze medal at the BC Gymnastics Championships in Kamloops last weekend. member Zvikler. Zvikler, 13, was second on parallel bars and fourth on rings. In the same category, Martin Malcolm, 10, was fourth
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SGS boys placed second and third all around in the Provincial 2 group. Emanuel Gutierrez-Sandoval, 10, won the all around silver medal after placing first on floor and parallel bars, second on vault, third on high bar and fifth on pommel horse. Teammate Timofey Azhogin, 11, won the all around bronze medal with a silver on parallel bars, bronze on pommel horse and rings, and fifth on floor. Two other SGS boys also won medals in Kamloops. Spencer Principe, 14, won gold on pommel horse and was fourth all around in the Provincial 4 (13-and-over) group while Kevin Naismith, 16, won a gold medal on parallel bars in the National Open category. A pair of female gymnasts from the Surrey club won all around medals. Sarah Tobin, 11, missed first place overall by one-tenth of a point and took the silver medal in the Provincial 2 Tyro division. Tobin won gold on beam and floor, while 11 year-old teammate Eva Woodward was fifth all around with silver on bars. Alanna Jones won gold on vault and an all around bronze in Provincial 5 Open. Jones, 20, was also fourth on bars and fifth on balanced beam. In Provincial 4 Open, Jusleen Sangham 15, was fourth on beam.
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Half Marathon across a bridge
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Aaron Aspinall (centre) of Surrey runs with two other competitors during the Golden Ears Half Marathon on Sunday, March 9. The race began and ended in Pitt Meadows, and saw runners cross the Golden Ears Bridge into Langley. More than 100 runners participated.
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Mother Goose returns Parent-child program based on social bonding Black Press WITH AN EYE on improving
helping parents gain confidence as their child develops cognitive and social skills, the Parent-Child Mother Goose Program is returning to North Delta. The program shares traditional rhymes, songs and stories as tools to strengthen the bond between both parent and child, newborn to 15 months. This is a free program, but due to limited funding, its only open
to Delta residents only. Snacks are provided. There are 15-20 spots still
available for three sessions: • Mondays at 10:30 a.m. from March 31 to June 16 at the George Mackie Library (8440 112 St.) Call 604-5948155 to register. • Mondays at 12:30 p.m. from March 31 to June 16 at Family Place, 11838 88 Ave. at the back of New Hope Church. Call 604-594-8155 to register. • Fridays at 12:30 p.m. from April 4 to June 13 at Family Place, 11838 88 Ave. at the back of New Hope Church. Call 604-594-8155 to register.
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ARTS The Arts Council of Surrey’s annual general meeting is on March 25 at 7:15 p.m. at the Newton Cultural Centre, 13530 72 Ave. All members in good standing are welcome to attend. For more information, call 604594-2700.
Delta Art Council’s next Open Mic takes place March 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Firehall Centre for
the Arts, 11489 84 Ave. Musicians, singers, poets and actors are welcome. No bands please. Admission is $4. Doors open at. 7 p.m. For more information, call 604-596-1025.
Watershed Artworks, home to more than 40 artists, is holding their fourth-annual fundraising celebration with art and music featuring The Timewalkers on March 29 at the Firehall Centre for the Arts, 11489 84 Ave. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with music by Andrew Stevens. Appetizers at 7 p.m. The Timewalkers concert starts at 7:45 p.m. Silent and live auctions, and door prizes. Tickets are $45, available at Watershed Artworks. 11425 85 Ave. or by email at watershedartworks@ gmail.com
CHILDREN Pacific ABA Academy is hosting the second annual “Awards for Autism.” If you know a child between with ages of 2-18 who have a diagnosis of autism and have exceptional talent that deserves recognition, please nominate them in one of the following categories: sports, academics (elementary and high school), music, dance, community service/social responsibility and an Open Category. The Open Category is for nominations received for special talent that does not fit in the above categories but deserves recognition. Winners will be presented with their awards at the “Angels for Autism” fundraising dinner on April 25th at the Crown Palace Banquet Hall in Surrey. Family members can provide nominations for their child with autism along with two other nomination letters accompanying the above applicable category e.g. coaches, teachers etc. Award recipients will be provided with a ticket for the event along with two complimentary tickets. The deadline for all nominations is April 1st, 2014 and all nomination letters can be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to the following address:
P.O. Box #330-12886 96th Avenue Surrey, BC, V3V 6A8
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Register. Volunteer. Donate. Find out more at relayforlife.ca Surrey June 7 Cloverdale Millennium Amphitheatre Delta June 7 North Delta Secondary School White Rock/South Surrey June 13 Centennial Park
What do you get when you cross a wooden duck, a dead rat and off-the-wall jokes? You get the sidesplitting comedy magic of Matthew Johnson’s MagicShow2Go. The event takes place March 23 at 2:30 p.m. at the Firehall Centre for the Arts (11489 84 Ave.) Doors open at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door (free for children 1 and under.)
For spring break, George Mackie Library (8440 112 St.) is hosting Teen Pizza & Games (for ages 12-19) on March 25 from 5-7 p.m. Board games and free snacks provided by Imperial Hobbies.
EVENTS The sixth-annual Fibers West will take place on March 21 (Friday) and 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Cloverdale Show Barn, 6050 176 St. The event will feature
spinning, weaving, knitting, felting, basketry, quilting, embellishing and more. The Hazelmere Heritage Fiddlers will perform from 12-1 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults and $6 for those aged 13-18. For more information, visit www. fibreswest.com/
FUNDRAISING Students from the Accounting Society of Kwantlen will host a burger and brew fundraiser for ALS patient services on March 27 at 6 p.m. at The Henry Public House, 5708 176 St. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door. For more information call Khoung Vu at 778-8858254.
HEALTH Run by a group of volunteers, the new South Asian chapter of The Kidney Foundation of Canada, will open on April 4 from 1-4 p.m. at the Grand Taj Banquet Hall #6, 8388 128 St.
INFORMATION Want to learn some basic bicycle maintenance tips and tricks? Sign up for Surrey Libraries’ Spring Bike Cleaning workshop on March 30 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Guildford Library (15105 105 Ave.) The twohour session will cover the fundamentals of how your bike works and how you can easily have it running smoothly this summer. For adults and teens grades 10+. Register at the library or call 604-598-7366.
SALES/SWAPS A huge kids swap meet will take place March 22 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds, 6050 176 St.
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A vandalized horse with a
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South Surrey artist draws out the real story of ‘Tattoo’ for a new book by Brenda Anderson
hat began last summer as a disturbing and senseless act of destruction is looking more and more like a tale with a happy ending. The beheading and dismemberment of a fibreglass horse sculpture last July outraged many in the community, when someone took a saw to the work of public art shortly after it was placed in a Brookswood park in Langley. The $10,000 sculpture – part of the Horsing Around Langley initiative – had been painted in swirls of silver, blue, black and green and dubbed “Tattoo.” But no sooner had Tattoo been fixed in place at the park at 200 Street and 40 Avenue than someone destroyed the fiberglass sculpture, cutting it off at the hooves and removing its head. The artist, South Surrey’s Marilyn Dyer, said at the time that her disappointment was for the community at large, and not for herself, because she had taken great joy in the creative process, but park users – children in particular – had been cheated out of their enjoyment of the public artwork. After being told about the damage, Dyer, 81, and her grandchildren visited the park and searched the area for anything that had been missed when the larger pieces were collected and taken to a specialist at an autobody shop. Marilyn Dyer fibreglass “We put it all back together,” said Dyer. With its legs bound and head reattached, the life-sized sculpture is back in its place in the park – albeit a little worse for wear. “It’s got its scars and bumps,” said the artist. “But that’s Tattoo’s journey. That’s his chapter in life – like all of us. “It’s a really wonderful thing to be part of.” Now the sculpture’s story is the subject of a children’s book. Titled Tattoo, the Painted Horse, the volume, aimed at children aged five to 11, is expected to be released during Brookswood Days in June. It was written by a Summerland author named Ruthie Charles, and looks at the incident from the sculpture’s viewpoint, explained Dyer. “It tells his story – he is resurrected at the end.” Charles was in Langley visiting family when she heard about the act of vandalism, explained Dyer. The story touched her and she decided it needed to be committed to print. Dyer, meanwhile, is working on the drawings that will accompany the text. Among the vibrant images, which are drawn in coloured pencil, is one that depicts the sculpture with a garland of flowers around its neck and surrounded by playful children — as the artist intended Tattoo to be. Because there is an educational component to the story, Dyer would like
“It’s got its scars and bumps. But that’s Tattoo’s Journey.”
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South Surrey artist Marilyn Dyer works on an illustration for a children’s book Tattoo, the Painted Horse. Written by Summerland author Ruthie Charles, the book tells the story of how a fibreglass horse sculpture designed by Dyer was vandalized shortly after it was installed in a Brookswood Park. The sculpture has since been repaired and is once again on display, still bearing the scars of its ordeal. to see the book stocked in schools and libraries. “It think we have a good opportunity here. I’m willing to do my bit, and Ruthie has too.” At the time the horse was destroyed, Dyer wondered publicly about the reason anyone would want to commit such a random act of destruction. “It seems that there are people who just can’t accept that there is something nice in their community.” In many ways, the horse sculpture’s destruction parallels the experience of being bullied, said the artist. “It was screwed down, it was mute and vulnerable. “For me, it’s a lesson for life – we have to watch out for the vulnerable. Bullies come in the night, and the horse couldn’t run.” Bullies aren’t going to target victims who can fight back, she pointed out. Coincidentally, Dyer spoke to the Brookswood Merchants Association about the restoration on Feb. 26 – Pink Shirt Day – which aims to put an end to bullying. Ella Little – owner of Ella’s, a clothing bou-
tique which is located across 200 Street from the park – said she reacted with disbelief when she heard about the vandalism. But she never had a moment’s doubt that the sculpture would be repaired and returned to the park, she added. “I have great faith in the community that it’s not going to happen again,” she said. “I think it was an isolated incident – not typical of people.” Alongside Brookswood Homes and the Brookswood Merchants Association, Ella’s boutique was a major sponsor of the sculpture. “Public art is important and it gets shoved aside when budgets are short, but it brings smiles to our faces,” said Little. And while Tattoo is a beautiful piece art, Little added, thanks to the upcoming book, its impact promises goes beyond making park users happy. “It is about how the horse feels neglected and abandoned. It’s a great anti-bullying message.” “(Tattoo’s story) is not finished,” she said. “It’s got a message that it’s going to carry.”
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Curtains to close on Clova Cinema Devastating news for fans of the celluloid and Art Deco age
by Jennifer Lang THE OPERATOR of the
Clova Cinema has announced the family-
run movie house will close, despite a push to raise money to convert to a digital projection system.
The building has been sold, and the new owners have told Clova Cinema operator Craig Burghardt “their plans for the build-
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P U B L I C N OT I C E SURREY CLOSE AND REMOVE THE DEDICATION OF HIGHWAY OF A PORTION OF ROAD ADJACENT TO 7124 – 190 STREET, BYLAW, 2014, NO. 18181 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the intention of the City Council of the City of Surrey, pursuant to Section 40 and Section 94 of the Community Charter S.B.C. 2003, c.26, to adopt “Surrey Close and Remove the Dedication of Highway of a Portion of Road Adjacent to 7124 – 190 Street, Bylaw, 2014, No. 18181” at the Regular Council-Public Hearing meeting on the 31st day of March, 2014. This closure is intended to remove the dedication of 465.2 square metres of surplus road allowance in order to facilitate the consolidation with the adjacent properties at 7124 – 190 Street. In accordance with the Community Charter, approval of the disposition of the road will be considered by City Council at a later date.
ing are not conducive to us running as a movie theatre.” For their many loyal patrons and for movie fans who cling to the celluloid age, it’s devastating news. An Art Deco-style gem on Main Street Cloverdale, the Clova theatre opened in 1947, and, apart from a decade-plus where the silver screen was silent until a re-boot as the Clova Cinema in 1992, has been thrilling successive generations of movie fans. Burghardt, a Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary grad, has been operating the Clova along with a tightly-knit crew known as the Clovamily since 1996. “It has been a wonderful and joyous 17-plus years, with many memories, thanks to all of you supportive patrons,” a newsletter sent to subscribers March 10 read. “Sometime this year, the curtain will draw and the show will end for good.” The Clova Cinema building, listed on the
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Clova Cinema owner Craig Burghardt during better days – 2007. City’s Heritage Register, is located at 5732 176 St. It has been sold to Crossridge Church, a religious group that’s been leasing the auditorium for Sunday services. For now, the Clova is still able to obtain movies on 35-mm film. “The church has graciously offered to let us continue running, rent-free, until such a time that film is no longer available,” Burghardt said. He estimates the last show will be near the end
of summer. The theatre – a favourite with local families and movie buffs from across the Lower Mainland – will continue to plan events and “continue to be a giant part of this community.” Burghardt ended his message to patrons on a note of optimism. “We’re still here, for awhile, and hope to cram in as many good memories as possible. And hopefully have some exciting news about a new adventure. Stay tuned.”
Surrey fundraiser to benefit BC Children’s Hospital Black Press AN ABBOTSFORD family
is holding an event in Surrey on March 28 to raise funds for BC Children’s Hospital. Gary and Karm Ahuja
are hosting the “Share a Smile” Bollywood-style event at the Royal King Palace Banquet Hall (8158 128 St.), starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 and include a full buffet
Indian dinner, entertainment, games, a photo booth, raffle prizes and a silent auction. The Ahujas want to raise $100,000 over the next several years to purchase medical equip-
Notice of Field Staff Entering Private Property near Ravines and Watercourses The City of Surrey is completing a Ravine Stability Assessment of ravine slopes and channel banks along various watercourses throughout the City. This is part of an ongoing biennial Ravine Stability Assessment.
Copies of the bylaw may be inspected at the City Hall and any inquiries relating to property issues should be made to the Realty Section (604-598-5700) or for inquiries relating to traffic issues contact the Transportation Planning Section (604-591-4146), Monday through Friday (except statutory holidays) between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, commencing Thursday, March 13, 2014 up to and including March 31, 2014.
From January 15 to April 30, 2014, representatives of the City’s Consultant may require access through private property to safely inspect these ravines. All field staff working on this project will carry identification and an information letter from the City of Surrey. Residents who see field staff in or near their property can ask for these documents. We appreciate your co-operation in enabling field engineers to enter your property in order to access these ravine slopes, channel banks, and watercourses. For further information, contact: Lance Thompson (City of Surrey) at 604-591-4736
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In buying the building, Crossridge Church agrees to make repairs and improvements as a condition of the sale of the heritage property. The next step will be to work out a Heritage Revitalization Agreement with the City of Surrey, which wants to see the Clova restored and preserved as a heritage building. The news that the lights will dim at the Clova Cinema comes despite a campaign to raise money for an expensive digital conversion that would be necessary to secure new films, which are increasingly available only on a digital format as the sun sets on the 35-mm film industry. Some $15,000 had been raised to that end. A new digital projector would have breathed new life into the cinema, but Burghardt was concerned about taking on a major liability without any long-term lease assurances.
Gary Ahuja and his daughter Maya. ment as thanks for the care their daughter Maya received as a baby. Maya, who turns four in June, underwent openheart surgery at the age of four months. Following the procedure, her heart stopped beating for 22 minutes, but quick action by doctors and nurses saved her life. Maya will require another open-heart surgery in the coming years and is followed several times a year by the doctors at the hospital. So far, the family has raised $12,500 toward their goal. Tickets for Share a Smile are available by calling 604-613-5242 or 604-807-8184 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. More information is at teammiraclemaya.com
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Jazz Vespers series this Sunday in Surrey Jaclyn Guillou performs at Northwood United Church March 23 JAZZ SINGER and North Delta
native Jaclyn Guillou will hit the Surrey stage this weekend as part of the Jazz Vespers in the Valley series at Northwood United Church. Guillou, fresh off the release of her new album The Lover’s Walk in January, has toured through Canada, Europe and the U.S. in some of the most recognized jazz
clubs and festivals. She’ll bring pianist Bruno Hubert, bass player James Meger and drummer Andrew Miller with her for her Surrey performance. The ongoing jazz vespers series continues through June. The next concert features singer Christie Grace on April 13. Northwood is located at 8855 156 St. Check www.northwoodunited.org
Lessons just for uke Local musician to lead ukulele course in North Delta
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don’t know what to do with them? F Find ou out at the Uk Ukulele Sing and Strum cour course, which is ret returning to No North Delta. This ccourse is d designed for those who would li like to learn to play the ukulele without
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Society’s Acquired Brain Injury Services presents the Fleetwood Framing and Art Gallery Blowout Sale on March 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Units #5 and #6, 13550 77 Ave. There will be a huge selection of artwork, with prices up to 90 per cent off. Proceeds will go to Semiahmoo House. The society’s Acquired Brain Injury program provides a natural home environment where supported individuals have access to assistance and guidance that builds self-confidence and promotes personal growth. For more information, visit http://on.fb. me/1eM618g
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ransportation policy development and implementation is vast, complex, and hugely expensive but so vitally important— arguably a necessity for collective survival in our urban-centric world— that any shirking of the challenge is really not an option. But in comparison with the seemingly unquestioned worthiness of and hence bottomless public purse for health and education policy development and implementation, transportation policy development and implementation and the funding for same is the subject of seemingly endless questioning, re-definition, and rethinking. Review of policy is not necessarily a ‘bad thing’ although it can become so. No matter how expeditiously undertaken, implementing transportation policy decisions is a long process. Inaction leading to paralysis does not promote economic health and collective prosperity. At the moment, the referendum Metro Vancouver citizens were facing at municipal election time this fall to decide on priorities and new revenue sources for public transit has been placed on temporary hold by the provincial government. In early February of this year, The BC Transportation Minister agreed to move the referendum date to “no later than June 30, 2015,” thereby adding a year-and-a-half more time to … here is where it starts to get murky. The idea for the referendum came from the province. It depends on there being a defined regional transportation plan with options. Presumably the plan would have come from Translink, the government-created authority
responsible for Metro Vancouver’s regional transportation network including public transport and the major roads and bridges. The region’s mayors, however, for many reasons opposed the idea of the referendum and demanded a stronger role for themselves in setting transportation priorities and in acting on behalf of their citizenry to find new sources for and control of funding. In response to the Mayors’ position, the Transportation Minister said he was prepared to legislate change to increase mayoral authority over TransLink’s long-term strategies and projects. This will involve TransLink’s board overseeing operations, budgets and plans in a manner consistent with strategies and plans put forward by the mayors. Then he set a new deadline: “We are asking the mayors’ council to define a regional expansion plan by June 30, 2014,” the Minister explained. “This will allow time for the mayors to build a clear and articulate plan, identify the costs, funding sources and, indeed, finalize the question to support a regional campaign leading to the referendum.” Obviously, identifying funding sources is a crucially important issue. If the mayors conclude that existing funding sources — the fare box and property taxes — will be sufficient, they can proceed without further approval from the province. If they decide, however, to seek a new funding source or sources, then the provincial government will require this to be approved by regional referendum. Vancouverites care about transportation issues but this ‘story’ touching as it does on so many intertwined aspects of the challenge—who defines the vision? What is the proper role for governments at all the various levels? What is the proper role for Translink? And, finally, who pays? It is tough to follow. The mayors have asked for and received an enormous challenge. Vancouverites will face an equally tough challenge if the referendum proceeds as currently planned. …by Cedric Hughes, Barrister & Solicitor with regular weekly contributions from Leslie McGuffin, LL.B.
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In Loving Memory of Arthur Roger Saindon July 21, 1939 - March 22, 2013 How terribly we miss you, our lives are not the same. It has been a year, since Heaven called your name. We live each day without you, our hearts forever sad, for my wise and handsome husband, and our dear loving dad and granddad. Always & forever in our hearts with fond and loving memories. Wife Donna, children, Michael and Lisa (Trevor), grandchildren, Hunter, Kalen and Bronwynn
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Nat passed away in Surrey, British Columbia on March 11th, 2014, at the age of 80. His full life included stints as US Naval
from Clark University in Worcester, MA, and was commissioned in the US Navy. While based in Argentia, Newfoundland he met
his wife Anne. After completing Naval service in 1962, Nat and Anne resided first in St. John’s, Newfoundland, moving to Surrey in 1972. A lifelong lover of aviation, trains, history and myriad other interests, Nat will be missed by his family, his friends and the readers of his many articles and essays published in the Brockton Enterprise. A memorial service was held on Friday, March 14th at Fraser Heights Funeral Home, in Surrey. The family requests that donations in his honor be to the National Park Foundation (www.nationalparks.com) to aid in preservation of the Civil War battlefields Nat wrote about in so many of his articles.
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HIGHWAY OWNER OPERATORS $3500 SIGNING BONUS Van Kam’s group of companies req. Highway linehaul owner operators based in our Surrey terminal for runs throughout BC and Alberta. Applicants must have winter and mountain driving experience/training. We offer above average rates and an excellent employee beneﬁts package.
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broker, Vancouver based market reporter for CKNW and writer for his hometown paper, the Brockton Enterprise. He delighted readers by recounting his memories of life in New England in the 1940’s and 50’s and the history of both the town of Brockton and early New England life. Preceded in death by his beloved wife Anne, the former Anne Ellen Kent, he will be mourned by his children: CAPT John B. Shapira MC, United States Navy, of San Diego, California; Moira White of Surrey, and Johanna Shapira Harkin of Singapore, and by grandchildren, Ryan, Emily and Jack; by his brothers Herbert of Framingham, Massachusetts and Lawrence of Herndon, Virginia, and by his sister Ellen Levin of Severna Park, Maryland; by his nieces and nephews, and by a worldwide circle of friends and correspondents including William Reid of Berkshire, England; daughter-in-law Dr. Donna Roth, MD, PhD, son-in-law Mr. Bill Ronald, and son-in-law Mr. Adrian Harkin. Born in Brockton, Massachusetts in 1933, Nat graduated
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BLANK RUDOLF “RUDY” ALBERT APRIL 2ND, 1948 – JANUARY 18TH, 2014
Robinson, Larry Gordon 1949 - 2014 With the greatest sadness, the family announces the passing of Councillor Larry Robinson on March 15th, 2014 at Peace Arch Hospital. He passed away peacefully with his family by his side after a very courageous battle with cancer. He was a truly wonderful man, a kind and loving Husband, Father, Brother, Son, Grandfather and Step Dad and uncle. Larry was loved and respected by all who knew him. Larry was born in Regina on Feb. 9th, 1949. He was a brilliant scholar, a very talented artist, mentor, fitness instructor and health enthusiast who was often seen pole walking the hills and kayaking on our water front. He was a friend to so many. Larry worked for Air Canada in Regina and Vancouver and was indispensable in the Legal department after many years on the ramp. He will also be sadly missed by his Homelife Benchmark family. Larry loved White Rock and became a valued and respected White Rock City Councillor three years ago and loved the challenges that brought and the friendship of his peers. He was dedicated and brought professionalism to all he did. Left to mourn are his wife, Ann, his mother Margaret, father Gordon, sons Aaron (Lise), Jesse, his brothers, Garry (Ann) and Ron (Lynda) his adored grandaughter Amelia, nephews and his niece, Heather. He had so many friends here and in Regina and will be sadly missed by all who were lucky enough to have known him, including his friends at his favourite coffee shop. A celebration of life will be held at White Rock Community Centre on Monday, March 24th between 1 and 3 p.m. All are welcome.
It is with our deepest sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of our dear brother, uncle and friend, Rudolf Albert Blank. Rudy as he liked to be called or Rudy “Root Beer” as we kids used to affectionately call him, passed away January 18, 2014. He went peacefully after a day of doing some of his favorite things. Rudy was predeceased by his parents Herman and Emma Blank, as well as his older sisters Edeltraud and Hannelore Blank. Rudy is survived by his brothers Herman (Shirley), Heinz (Karen), Karl-Heinz (Suzan). As well are his many nieces and nephews which include Rico and Danny Mielnicki, Anthony, Rosemary, Dwayne, Nicole, Erich, Jason and Donna Blank; Carey Coutino, and Neil Wells. He also left many great nieces and nephews and one great, great nephew as well as many family abroad who will miss him dearly. Born in Germany on April 2nd 1948 he lived there until the age of nine when his parents packed up and immigrated from Germany to Canada. Landing on the east coast they boarded a train and took a trip across the Country before landing at their final destination of Vancouver B.C. Rudy always seemed to long for that feeling of adventure and when he could he did something about it. After finishing school Rudy joined the Canadian Navy and while traveling the world he managed to earn his boiler makers ticket. After his tour was over he came home and helped his brothers and parents run their family dairy farm. Besides farming Rudy tried many different career paths including working early on at Pan abode homes. Rudy also worked as a custodial engineer, a nature park caretaker, he was even a small business owner . Rudy tried a variety of careers before finding a home with his latest employer who he was with until his final days. He enjoyed his job immensely in particular his fellow workers who we found out were extremely fond of him as well. Rudy was a man of many interests and pursued anything he liked with a wonderful almost childlike wide eyed enthusiasm. That was just who he was, and so it’s no wonder kids gravitated to him like he was wearing a suit made out of candy. Rudy was someone who truly enjoyed spending time with both family and friends pursuing all kinds of interests and hobbies. Whether it was a simple game of cards, a dinner and a movie or a heated battle on the computer with his nephew Danny, Rudy went in 100% all the time. Never wanting to sit still, Rudy was always trying something new. He was a treasure hunter, a Golfer a bowler, a fisherman an amateur film maker and so many more things. Rudy was anything that let him be challenged, and his spirit of adventure and enthusiasm will be missed by all. Rudy was laid to rest beside his parents, Herman and Emma, not far from the old family farm. The entire family would like to express our deepest gratitude to all those friends and family who were able to attend Rudy’s funeral as well as those of you who shared stories and words of encouragement in our families time of need.
Goodbye Rudy you will be missed!
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Construction Labourers req’d F/T for JM Stucco Ltd. 13105 70B Ave. Surrey $19/hr. Load and unload construction materials and move materials to work areas. Clean workspace. Remove rubble. Assist in demolishing. Must be physically fit. Heavy lifting req’d. Willing to work during weekend, early or late shifts. Locations of work in Lower Mainland. Contact: Jagdeep Email: email@example.com. Location: Surrey, BC
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CANADIAN FARMS PRODUCE Inc., located in Surrey requires Full Time general farm workers. Accommodation available. Wage $10.25/hour. Must be in good physical shape. Training provided. Heavy lifting req’d. Please fax resume to: 604-574-5773
Long Haul Truck Drivers req’d F/T for Seven Valley Transportation Inc. Business add: #12-19480 66th Ave. Surrey. $23/hr. Drive and operate truck-trailer as a team for long haul. Record cargo info and trip details. Min. 2 years of Truck driving experience req. Location of work: across USA and Canada Contact:Nassim: Fax:778-278-6707 firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Surrey BC
We are looking for outgoing individuals to help take care of our amazing customers. You are responsible for daily pick up and delivery of uniforms, mats, towels and more. Customers are the focus of everything we do, so your face-to-face time with each of them every week is critical. You have a good driving record, a strong work ethic, and a customer service attitude. Enjoy Mon. - Fri. Day Shifts, Beneﬁts, Good Pay, & A Family Culture w/ Many Opportunities For Advancement.
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HIRING NOW 40 HOURS Per Week employment until end of June at South Surrey Nursery. $10.25/hr. No experience required. Apply in person at: 5151 – 152nd St. Surrey
JEWELLERY REPAIRERS Guru Nanak Jewellers Ltd an Ethnic Indian style jewellery manufacturer and retailer located at #103 - 2752 Allwood St, Abbotsford, BC needs 2 F/T Jewellery Repairers. Duties include; repair, examine, cut, shape and polish precious and semi-precious metal and diamond jewellery, set precious & semi-precious stones in jewellery moulds. Knowledge of Hindi or Punjabi an asset. Some Secondary School and 2 yrs of exp. Salary $14/hour. fax resume to: 604-864-6066.
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FULL TIME WORKERS with opportunities for F/T permanent positions. Looking for team players that are self motivated, hardworking & love the outdoors. Duties will include lawn mowing, trimming & gardening. Must be willing to work in all weather conditions and in a team atmosphere in Surrey, Langley & White rock. Wages start at $14/hr + mileage.
EXPERIENCED Lane Closure Tech’s and Traffic Control people req’d. immediately. 604-996-2551 or email Traffic_King@shaw.ca
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Foreman & Gardener Foreman potential req’d F/T. Also Garderner in Surrey, with exp. in garden maint, pruning, lawn & bed work. Truck & trailer exp an asset. Must have good English skills & local ref’s. Year-round work avail. Pesticide lic an asset. Benefit pkg. Wage $2700 - $3200 dependant on experience. Leave msg @ 604-599-5503 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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apprentice with experience.
• Trailer Mechanic • Yard Person
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RESTAURANT MANAGER Plan budgets, direct restaurant operations, be responsible for staff development & schedules, make sure that compliance with employment standards, safety and health procedures are met, handle customer complaints. Minimum 2 years experience. Salary $18.50/hr
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Indian Sweet Maker/Baker Cook make a full variety of Mithai items for retail and banquets, supervision and training of kitchen staff, labor & food cost control. Salary $17/hr.
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We provide great training, beneﬁts, and a fun family atmosphere! If you possess the skills, and have a desire to grow and develop, submit your resume to Francis Ho: francis_ho@unﬁrst.com
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This is a union position, offering a liberal benefit package with an attractive hourly wage rate.
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Are you a night owl? If you give great guest service, take pride in producing quality products and enjoy cleaning, please apply. We provide training, many incentives and benefits. Apply In Person or On Line at www.timhortons.com Select “Join Our Team” and follow instructions to apply to Store 1468, 19875 - 96 Ave, Langley, BC
F/T Cabinet Maker req’d for Kamkraft Kitchen Cabinets Ltd. Business address and location of work: Unit 5, 13415 76th Avenue Surrey Wage: $20 per hour. Study plans, specifications or drawings of articles to be made. Mark outlines or dimensions of parts on wood. Operate woodworking machines. Min. 1 year of relevant exp. req’d Contact:Charan Fax: 604-507-8451 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Reporting to the Maintenance Mgr/Engineer you will carry out a variety of general/preventative maintenance activities throughout our plant & equipment & monitor our waste water treatment facility. Mon.-Fri. operation with early morning & afternoon shifts. The occasional Sat. may be required. Minimum class 4 boiler ticket req. with basic maint. knowledge; hydraulic, electric, pneumatic skills.
3 Years of experience for all cooks. Knowledge of Hindi or Punjabi an asset for all positions. Fax resume to 604-553-1720 SHORT ORDER COOK P/T - F/T. Needed for busy Pub. Apply in person to: KENNEDY’S PUB at: 11906 - 88th Ave. Ask for Sue.
• Home Dinner Parties • Meetings • Funerals • Weddings • B-B-Ques • Birthdays • Anniversaries
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FOOD SERVICE SUPERVISOR Supervise & coordinate the activities of workers, train staff, schedule catering activities. Secondary School & 2 years exp. in food preparation or services is req’d. Salary $15/hr.
TANDOORI COOK prepare all variety of Tandoori dishes for the restaurant & catering, menu design & planning, supervision & training of kitchen staff, labour & food cost control. Salary $17/hr.
Specializing in Private Events! We Come To You! Doing It All, From Set-Up - Clean-Up.
Positions available immediately for a local Industrial company!
RESTAURANT STAFF Indian Bombay Bistro, a new and modern Indian Restaurant at 7558 - 6th Street, Burnaby, B.C. requires following F/T staff
CURRY COOK menu design and planning, back cooking for banquets, labour & food cost control and kitchen staff supervision and training. Salary $17/hr.
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• Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic - Will accept 3rd & 4th year
Req. F/T for Langley Steakhouse. Previous experience required. Must be able to work under pressure, high volume kitchen. Position available immediately. Very Attractive Wage. Apply in person at 20097 40th Ave. or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
SEVERAL KITCHEN HELPERS Work closely with cooks & other kitchen staff, especially in the tasks of preparing meat, vegetables & fruits for cooking, also wash & maintain work tables, cupboards & appliances. Min. 6 months of exp. as a Kitchen Helper. Salary $12/hr.
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EUROPEAN CLEANING SERVICE 18 years exp. References Available Reasonable rates. Call Lidia @ 604-220-9619 (cell)
QUALITY HOUSE CLEANING. $20/hour. Senior’s discount ($19/hr) Insured. Full or partial clean. One hour or more. Call 778-834-0316
CONCRETE & PLACING
Placing & Finishing * Forming * Site Prep, old concrete removal * Excavation & Reinforcing * Re-Re Specialists 34 Years Exp. Free Estimates. coastalconcrete.ca
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RELAXATION BODY CARE 604-859-2998 #4 - 2132 Clearbrook Road, Abby
AKAL CONCRETE. All types of reno’s. •Driveways •Sidewalks •Floors •Stairs •Forming •Retaining walls. •Breaking & Removal Concrete
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604-575-5342 UPCOMING AVAILABLE ROUTES Please Call
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1-11 2-01 2-17 4-02
64 111 97 106
4-04 5-05 5-07 5-09 5-10 6-03 6-04 6-06 6-07 8-13
93 59 103 50 68 89 80 134 105 82
Magnolia Crt, Lyon Rd - Albion Way 78 Ave - 79A Ave, 109A St - 110A St Monroe Dr - 80 Ave, Wiltshire Blvd - 108 St - Garfield Dr - 108B St Huff Blvd - Paterson Rd - Stewart Rd - Stewart Pl - Lyon Rd Kingswood Crt - Newport Pl, Sussex Cres - Ryall Cres Cherry Ln - Lyon Rd - Faber Cres - Hamlin Dr - Kent Cres - Stoney Cres Modesto Drv - Wiltshire Pl - Wiltshire Blvd 80 Ave - 81A Ave, Mackie Crt - 110 St - 111B St Santa Monica Dr - Santa Monica Pl Westside Dr - Modesto Dr, Wiltshire Blvd 86 Ave - 87 Ave, 112 St - 113A St 86 Ave - 87 Ave, 115A St - 116 St 85A Ave - 86 Ave, 116 St - 118 St 85A Ave - 87 Ave, 117 St - 118A St - 119 St 84 Ave - 85B Ave, 108 St - Sullivan Pl - Brooke Rd
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88 119 99 89 136 117 118 72 88 69 82 80 91 84 101 107
62 Ave - 64 Ave, 171 St - 172 St 68 Ave - 69 Ave, 176A St - 178B St, Weybridge 54 Ave - 56 Ave, 181A St - 184 St 53A Ave - 53B Ave, 188 St - 189 St 85A Ave - 87 Ave - Milton Dr, 148 St - 150 St 81B Ave - 84 Ave, 150 St - 151 St 82 Ave -84 Ave, 148 St - 149 St 64 Ave - 65A Ave, 132 St - 133 St 91 Ave - 92 Ave, 137 St - 139 St 112 Ave - 114 Ave, 158A St - 159B St 100 Ave - 102A Ave, 140 St - 141 St Grosvenor Rd - McBride Dr, 142 St - 143 St, Berg Rd - Hanson Rd - Antrim Rd - Park Dr. 99A Ave - 100A Ave, 132 St - 133 St 98A Ave - 100 Ave, 128A St - 130 St 96A Ave - 98 Ave, 128 St - 129 St
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CONCRETE & PLACING
F All types of concrete work F F Re & Re F Forming F Site prep FDriveways FExposed FStamped F Bobcat Work F WCB Insured
damaged concrete. Ken 604-307-4923
Tom 778-895-9030 or 604-582-1875
MUSHROOM MANURE Delivery or pick up Surrey location. Covered Storage. 604-644-1878
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263 EXCAVATING & DRAINAGE
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Excavating ~ Landscaping
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AJM PAINTING Save-More Roofing - Specializing in New Roofs, Re-Roofs & Repairs. 778-892-1266
Mainland Rooﬁng Ltd. 25 yrs in rooﬁng industry
Family owned & operated. Fully ins. We do Cedar Shakes, conversions, concrete tiles. torchon, fibreglass shingles, restoration & repairs. 20 yr labour warr. 604-427-2626 or 723-2626 www.mainlandroof.com
SPECIALIZING IN • Basement Suites • Kitchens • Baths • Remodels • Additions • Flooring • Painting • Drywall • Much More Since 1972 Dan 778-837-0771
Lawn Maintenance Spring Clean Up, Power Raking, Aerating Tree Pruning Hedge Trimming Top Dressing
Doing a Renovation or Drywall Repair?
604-583-0169 A Dream Landscaping. Lawn mowing, aerate, power rake, trim, prune. Res/Com. Special disc. for Townhomes/Plaza 604-724-4987. *Spring Clean *Pruning *Gardening *Garden/Shrub Removal *Fencing *Lawn Services. Call 604-597-8500 www.lawnranger1990.com
Best Prices & Service! Boarding, Taping, Texture paint, Stain removal and Much More! We complete Basements! Carpet & Laminate Flooring Small Jobs Welcome! 25 yrs of exp Free est. & quote! Call Kam @ (604) 551-8047
HARRY’S LAWN CARE
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HANDYMAN Home Repair Services - 45 Yrs Exp Call or Text Henry 604-868-5441
.Jim’s Mowing. 310-JIMS (5467).
YARD CLEAN-UP, Lawn cut, power raking, aerating, hedge trimming, pruning & fertilizing. 604-773-0075
A1 BATH RENO’S. Bsmt suites, drywall, patios, plumbing, siding, fencing, roofing, landscaping, etc. Joe 604-961-9937.
QUICKWAY Kitchen Cabinets Ltd. ****Mention this ad for 10% Off **** Call Raman @ 604-561-4041.
604-773-1349 SPRING SPECIAL: Power Rake + Fertilizer +Lime. Lawn cut $25 & up Banana Landscaping 604-992-5731
MOVING & STORAGE GET THE BEST
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MAYFLOWER CO-OP Surrey Central
APARTMENTS STUDIO $620.00 1 Bdrm. $735.00 2 Bdrm. $875.00
639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES • DIFFICULTY SELLING? •
• Minutes walk to Surrey Central Skytrain Station & Mall & SFU Surrey Campus • 24 Hour On-site Management PETS ALLOWED • Walk To Holland Park, High School & Elementary School
Difﬁculty Making Payments? No Equity? Expired Listing? Penalty? We Take Over Payments! No Fees! www.GVCPS.ca / 604-786-4663
GERMAN SHEPHERD P/B puppies 5 M, 2 F, all shots, ready now. $700 Call 604-889-8957 S.Surrey. GERMAN SHEPHERD Pups & young adults. Quality German & Czech bloodlines. 604-856-8161.
ITALIAN MASTIFF (Cane Corso)
RENT TO OWN
STOP RENTING - RENT TO OWN • No Qualiﬁcation-Low Down • CLOVERDALE - 65th Ave. & 189th Lrg. 3900sqft. HOUSE. 5 bdrm w/ 2 suites. Quiet family neigh..$2,888/M NORTH DELTA -3 bdrm. HOUSE, Handy Man Special. w/ 2 bdrm. suite. Massive double Lot.$1,788/M NORTH SURREY-13828 116th Ave. 3 bdrm. Bright 2800 sqft. HOUSE, w/suite. Quiet cul-de-sac...$2,088/M 604-786-4663 / 604-RTO-HOME www.ReadySetOwn.ca
Heat & Hot Water Included
To Arrange a Viewing Call Joyce
Regency Park Gardens Large 1 & 2 bedroom units Rent from $725.00/mo.
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Phone: 604-581-8332 & 604-585-0063
APARTMENT/CONDO SOMERSET GARDENS (S. Sry)
GUILDFORD GARDENS 1 bdrm. from 2 bdrm. from
Family housing 1851 Southmere Crescent E. 2 bdrm apartments starting from $899/mo. incl. heat. Pet friendly, near all amenities. Community garden.
• 24 Hour On-site Management
* Large 2 & 3 Bdrm Apartments * Insuite w/d, stove, fridge, d/w * 3 floor levels inside suite * Wood burning fireplace * Private roof top patio * Walk to shops. Near park, pool, playground * Elementary school on block * Clubhouse, tennis court * On site security/on site Mgmt * Reasonable Rent * On transit route * Sorry no pets
PETS ALLOWED • Minutes walk to Holly Elementary School • Across from the NEW GUILDFORD TOWN CENTER & WALMART SUPERCENTRE • 1 min. drive to PORT MANN
Running this ad for 10yrs
P/B blue males & females. Ready to go. 1st shots & tails/dew claws done. ULTIMATE FAMILY GUARDIAN Pet homes. $1000. 604-308-5665
PAINT SPECIAL 3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour (Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services. PREMIUM Quality House Painting Local Painter, 27 Years Exp. Int/Ext,Top Quality Cloverdale Paint Power Washing, Tree Trimming Call Carl 604-951-0146 for Free Est POLAR BEAR PAINTING Spring Special $299 ~ 3 rooms (walls only 2 coats) 604-866-6706
~ PRO PAINTERS ~ INTERIOR / EXTERIOR Quality Work, Free Estimates Member of Better Business Bureau
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
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FREE! Scrap Metal Removal...FREE!!!
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BRO MARV PLUMBING 24/7 Plumbing, heating, plugged drains BBB. (604)582-1598, bromarv.com RENOS & REPAIRS Excellent price on Hot Water Tanks Furnace, Boilers, Plumbing Jobs & Drain Cleaning
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RUBBISH REMOVAL Almost for free! (778)997-5757, (604)587-5991
~ Certified Plumber ~ ON CALL 24 HOURS/DAY
Kolumbia Garden 17719 58A Ave.
ROTTWEILER, Three month old, Male Puppy. Ready to go. Loving companion 604.537.9695 Surrey
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 520
1 CEMETERY PLOT in Valley View Cemetery. Save $2000. Call (604)530-8239
FREE. Dble bed mattress & box spring. Sym, brass & bead frame, top & bottom. Exc., clean, no bed bugs or stains. Matt. cover incl. (604)507-1827
Reno’d Spacious 1 Bdrm Apts Laminate flooring, Near racetrack, Transit & Shops. Incl heat & HW. Allow small pets. From $735/mo. 778-551-1514, 778-714-7815
Reno’s and Repairs
MISC. FOR SALE
HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper?
~ 604-597-3758 ~ Aluminum patio cover, sunroom, railing and vinyl. 604-521-2688 www.PatioCoverVancouver.com
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Nice, clean & quiet 2 bdrms W/d in some suites Walk to Guilford Mall Close to transit and schools Upgraded, condo style suites Exterior fully upgraded, new windows & balconies On site manager
Please call DAVE at 604-589-1167 for viewing.
SURREY SOMERSET HOUSE LUXURY 2 bdrms suite available immediately, In-suite W&D, fireplace, 5 app and freshly painted and new carpets. 1 blk to King George Sky train & Mall, Sec. Under Ground Parking.
To view-call The Manager @ 604-580-0520
GUILDFORD GLEN 14860 101A Avenue. Family housing near amenities, transit, and schools. Crime-free multihousing. Onsite laundry. 2 bdrm apartment for $853.00/month
HAWTHORNE HOUSING CO-OP 13820 72 Ave, Surrey
Furnace, Boilers, Hot Water Heat Plumbing Jobs ~ Reas rates
WE’RE ON THE WEB
Quiet community living next to Guildford Mall. Clean 1 & 2 bdrm (some w/ensuites), Cable, Heat & Hot Water included. Onsite Mgr.
But Dead Bodies!!
Serving Metro Vancouver Since 1988
CUMBERLAND PARK MOVE IN INCENTIVE
CLOVERDALE 2 Bdrm - $930 & 1 bdrm - $790 incl heat & hot water. N/P. 604-576-1465, 604-612-1960
CALL FOR NEW SPECIALS
CLOVERDALE - 1 & 2 bdrms- 1 bdrm $770/m & 2 bdrm $950/m. Laundry fac. Rent inc heat & prkg. Call Bea @ 604-576-8230
Cedar Lodge and Court Apts
20 YARD BINS AVAILABLE We Load or You Load !
*Appliances *BBQs *Exercise Equip *Cars/Trucks/Trailers *Hotwater Tanks *Furnaces * Restaurant Equipment All FREE pickup!
FIXIT PLUMBING & HEATING H/W Tanks, Reno’s, Boilers, Furn’s. Drain Cleaning. Ins. (604)596-2841
A Gas Fitter ✭ Plumber
Ofﬁce: 7121 - 133B St. Surrey 604-596-0916
To Arrange a Viewing Call Grace
604.339.1989 Lower Mainland 604.996.8128 Fraser Valley
Spacious, well maintained 2 bdrm units in a clean, quiet, very central highrise. 2 Min walk to Central City Skytrain, mall & SFU. Across from new Surrey City Hall. No Pets. $807 - $847/mo. 1st mo rent free. Shared purchase req’d. Call: 604-583-2122 or email: email@example.com
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Specializing in landscape renos Bobcat - Excavator - Decks Retaining Walls - Paving Stones New Lawns-Irrigation-Drainage Hedging and more *30 Yrs Exp. *Fully Insured Call Brian for a free estimate
CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977
Complete Landscape Service
CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866
DO YOU LOVE DOGS? We need loving foster homes for med.-lrg. sized dogs. 604.583.4237
BBB, WCB & LIABILITY Cell 604-837-6699
Green Garden Service
BERNAISE MOUNTAIN DOGS CROSS TIBETAN MASTIFF PUPS Bundles of fun. $700. No Sunday calls 604-794-7633, 604-819-3349
CHIHUAHUA’S reg’d,micro-chipped cert. of pedigree, health records, shots, dewormed, paper trained, Video avail. $495. 604-353-8750 firstname.lastname@example.org
Repair, Replace, Remodel...
Chihuahua pups, playful, M/F, family raised, vet check, 1st shots, avail now. $$625/650. 604-794-5844
Peter 778-552-1828 www.pskpainting.com
Ticketed Owner Does the Work! A+ Rating
We Buy Homes BC • All Prices • All Situations • • All Conditions • www.webuyhomesbc.com 604-626-9647
CANE CORSO MASTIFF - pure bred pups, shots, dewormed, vet checked. Call 604-826-7634
INTERIOR/EXTERIOR Quality work at the lowest price Phone & compare. In business 25 years. Fully Insured. Free Estimates.
MURPH BROS Contracting - A family business with over 20 years experience in windows, doors, siding, fascia, decks,**WINDOW SPECIALS** on now. Call Shaun 778823-6939 Murphbroscontracting@gmail.com
WILDWOOD FLOORS Custom Hardwood Installation. Dust controlled refinishing. Call Keith 778-892-0500
329 PAINTING & DECORATING
FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS
PRO TREE SERVICES Quality pruning/shaping/hedge trimming/ removals & stump grinding. John, 604-588-8733/604-318-9270
Border Collie, P/B, vet check, 1st shots, dewormed, ready for loving homes, $650. (604)701-4443
.A East West Roofing & Siding Co. Repairs, new roofs, torching, gutter services. 10% off. 604-783-6437
Morris 604-597-2286 Marcus 604-818-2327
Large 5yr old 1 bdrm condo, huge balcony, private parking, S/S appls, granite counters, 1 block to shops & bus. Quiet bldg, Pets OK. Many upgrades. $186,900 604-574-2057
SUNDECKS, RAILINGS & AWNINGS
New Concrete Breaking & Removal
FULLY INSURED **EMERGENCY CALL OUT** Certiﬁed Arborist Reports
FOR SALE BY OWNER 18775 - 68th Ave, Clayton area,
Morris The Arborist
NKI Moving & Delivery
Gravel, Sand, Soil
ABBA MOVERS & DEL Res/comm 1-4 ton truck, 1 man $35/hr, 2 men from $45. Honest, bsmt clean up. 25yrs Exp. 24hrs/7days 604-506-7576
353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS
BEAUT BATHROOM & KITCHEN Plumbing + Drywall + Elect. + Tubs & Showers & Sinks + Toilets & Tile + floors + countertop + painting. Sen disc. Work Guar. 21 yrs exp. Call Nick 604-230-5783, 604-581-2859
*Bobcat *Mini Excavator *Drain Tile www.lawnranger1990.com Call 604-597-8500
DANGEROUS TREE REMOVAL * Pruning * Retopping * Falling Service Surrey 25 years
LOCAL & LONG DISTANCE
Gutters - Windows - Tile Roof cleaning - Pressure Cleaning, Please Call Victor 604-589-0356
From 1, 3, 5, 7 & 10 Ton Trucks Licensed ~ Reliable ~ 1 to 3 Men Free Estimate/Senior Discount Residential~Commercial~Pianos
Check out our FOR SALE sections: class 500’s for Merchandise, 600’s for Real Estate, and for Automotive view our 800’s.
AFFORDABLE MOVING www.affordablemoversbc.com
PSB DRYWALL ★ All Boarding, Taping, Framing & Texture. Insured work. Dump Removal Service. 604-762-4657/604-764-6416
Call Victor 604-589-0356
1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Across the street - across the world Real Professionals, Reas. Rates. Best in every way! 604-721-4555.
Gutter & Roof Cleaning since 1982. WCB/Liability insurance. Call Simon for prompt service. 604-230-0627
Danny 604 - 307 - 7722
All Gutter Cleaning Window & Roof Full house cleaning
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FPatios FPool Decks FSidewalks FDriveways FForming FFinishing FRe & Re 30yrs exp. Quality workmanship Fully Insured crossroadsstampedconcrete.com
POWER WASHING since 1982. WCB/Liability insurance. Call Simon for prompt service. 604-230-0627
- Hedge Trimming -Pruning - Clean-up - Lawn Cutting - Power Raking - Aeration - Spring Clean-up
SEMI-RETIRED contractor will do small concrete jobs. Patio’s, sidewalks, driveway’s. Re & re old or
MOVING & STORAGE
ABE MOVING - $35/Hr. Per Person *Reliable Careful Movers. *Rubbish Removal. *24 Hours. 604-999-6020
All Green Lawn Care
WEED FREE Mushroom Manure 13 yards - $125 or Well Rotted 10 yards - $145. Free delivery in Surrey. 604-856-8877
1 & 2 Bdrm, $610-$755/mo
Shares req’d. No Subsidy N/P. U/G Parking. For details call 604-543-3043 or www.hawthornehousing.org Linwood Place Apts: 604-530-6555 Maple Manor Apts: 604-534-0108 1 & 2 bdrm apts, $650-$900/mo. Ask about our Move-In BONUS.
GUILDFORD bright clean 2bd bsmt wd, fencd yrd,nr transit/schls/amens Ns/np. $800 +utils. 604-283-9055.
Guildford/Sry Ctr 4plex quiet, clean 2 Br main fl. WD, carport, L.yd, strg, $800 ht incl NS/NP 604-576-1746
NEWTON 128/72. 2Bdr above grnd suite, large yard, W/D. Avail immed $875/mo negotiable. 604-502-7794.
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733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS NEWTON MOBILE HOME PARK. 2 Large RV Pads available for mobile home. Call 604-597-4787.
Thursday, March 20, 2014 Surrey/North Delta Leader 39 RENTALS 736
HOMES FOR RENT
3 BDRM Rancher, near Surrey Place Mall, 1 bath, pets ok, $1300 + utilities. Avail. immed. Call 778-861-1257
FLEETWOOD 15687 80th Ave. 1 Bdrm grnd level suite, near elem & high schools. Avail now. NS/NP. $600/mo incl utils. 778-564-1847
FRASER HEIGHTS 4 Bdrm, brand new 3 level house with 5 baths, den, theatre room, spice kitchen & 2 bdrm suite. Avail now. N/P, N/S $3000/mo. (604)584-9293
SURREY near 152/88th. 2Bdr ste in brand new house. Ns/np, avail now. $800 incl utils/cbl/net.778-840-9743
CLOVERDALE 2 bdrm - in quiet C/D/S. Incl gas f/p, d/w, utils & lndry NS/NP. $875/mo. 778-808-5100
SURREY Newton, 2 Bdrm suite nr all amens, bus, schl, avail now. N/P $650 incl utils/cable. 778-878-0619.
ENVER CREEK, 80A/146. 1 bdrm. $625 incl utils. Avail April 1. NP/NS. Quiet & respectable person. 604-543-3715 or 778-229-6180 FLEETWOOD 95A/156 St. 2 Bdrm gr/lvl, full bath. Avail Apr 1st. Ns/np. $750/mo incl hydro. 604-583-4980.
WHITE ROCK 2550 s.f. exec home w/view, 4 bdrms & 2 kitchens. Near all amens. $2700. (604)761-2776
SULLIVAN. Brand new 750 sq ft 1 bdrm suite. Incl laundry, util & cable. New appli. Short walk to YMCA & shopping. $775/mo. N/S, N/P. Avail. immed. Phone (604)599-8946 SURREY 121/66 Ave. 1 Bdrm ste. NS/NP. $500/mo incl util. Avail now. 604-599-0179 or 604-761-9468.
LINDA VISTA Motel Luxury Rooms w/cable, a/c & kitchens. 6498 King George Hwy. Mthly, Wkly & Daily Specials. 604-591-1171. Canadian Inn 6528 K.G.Hwy. 604-594-0010
PANORAMA 1 or 2 Bdrm bsmt ste. Neat, clean and newly reno’d. N/P, N/S. Avail immed. (604)765-9181
ROOMS FOR RENT
SURREY, Scott/72nd. Nice, bright furnished room to share in house. $400/mo incl all utils. NO drugs/ alcohol. Avail now. 604-880-4944.
SURREY. 123/104 Ave. 2 bdrm bsmt. Incl. utils & prkg. No w/d, n/s, n/p. $800. Cell 604-339-2942.
748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION
Surrey 151/76A clean 2 bdrm in quiet area full bath, fncd yd, $750 incl util cbl net 2 min to bus NS/NP no drugs. Refs. 778-251-3857
Surrey 156/92. 3 Bdrm gr lvl. New bath. Nr schls/bus. $900 incl hydro/ cbl. W/D neg. ns/np. (604)581-9141
2BR SUITE, $675, AVAILABLE NOW Near 148 ST & 72 AVE, Utilities and WIFI included No Smoking/No Pets. 604-512-1632 BROOKSIDE 140th & 82 Ave. 1 bdrm, new upper, n/s n/p, wood/tile floor, incl. all util, cable, no lndry, huge bkyd. $600/mo avail now. 604-309-3361 CEDAR HILLS. Lge 2 bdrm bsmt suite. Newly reno’d kitchen & washroom, new appl. N/p. $950 incl. utils & cable. Call Sanjay 778-227-0041
AUTO ACCESSORIES/ PARTS
NEWTON, 7156 144 St. 4/bdrms, 2.5 baths, 2 car Garage. $1600/mo. Avail April 1. TJ @ Sutton Proact, (604)728-5460
1986 BMW K-75 Collector Plate 55K, MEGA UPGRADES! $4277. Cheap Insurance!! 778-773-9033
SURREY 139/68 Ave. 3 Bdrm T/H $1030/mo. Quiet family complex, no pets. 604-599-0931 SURREY 174/57 Ave. 2 Bdrm T/H. $910/mo. Quiet family complex, no pets. Call: 604-576-9969 SURREY 65/135 3 Bdrm T/H $985 and a Bachelor Apt $545/mo. Quiet complex, washer/dryer. Sorry, no pets. Call: 604-596-1099
SURREY SUTTON PLACE 13834 102 Avenue.
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL #1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200
Call 604-451-6676 Searching for your dream home or selling it? This is the location. Listings include everything from acreage, farms/ranches to condos and waterfront homes.
2010 CIKIRA CLASSIC CRUISER 19 FBS, awning, manual jacks, A/C, 2 burner stove, 1 slide, microwave, 2 dr fridge, day/night shades, fold down bunk, queen bed, exterior shower, 3 pc bathroom, deep cell battery, 2 30lb propane tanks, equalizer hitch.. asking $10,995. Call: (604)790-6305
Family housing near amenities, transit, and schools. Crime-free multihousing. Onsite laundry. 2 bedroom T/H, $868/month
SURREY: 76/152, beautiful 2 bdrm ste on golf course. New paint & flr incl util/cbl. NP/NS. (604)339-8729
SURREY 90/121 St. 1 Bdrm bsmt suite. N/S, N/P. No lndry. Avail now. $550 incl utils. (604)543-9623
AUTO ACCESSORIES/ PARTS
SURREY Bear Creek. 4091 88 Ave Bright 3 bdrm bsmt suite, shared laundry. Available now. NS/NP. $700/mo +utils. Call 604-809-0291
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673
SURREY Enver Crk bachelor suite full bath, nice quiet area. Avail now. ns/np $450 incl utils. 604-597-2542
Surrey. 140/92 new 2 bdrm - avail now NS/NP, utils incl. Nr all ament & both schls 604-594-9148
NEWTON. ROOMMATE to share bsmt suite. $400/mo. NP/NS. Avail. Immed. Phone 778-552-4418.
GUILDTOWN HOUSING CO-OP 10125 156 St. is now accepting applications for 3 bdrm Market units www.Guildtown.com for info and application, email request at: email@example.com, or pick up application outside office door.
Surrey 124A/98, 3 bdrm clean bsmt ste in quiet area, full bath, $1000 incl utils, sh ldry, nr ament. NP/NS no drugs Refs. 778-251-3857
SURREY 146/62 Ave. Brand new 1 bdrm. Avail anytime. N/S, N/P, no lndry. Utils incl. Walking distance to elem/high school. 604-572-1204
EAVES TOWING Cash paid for all scrap cars running or not, with or without wheels or registration.
AUTO ACCESSORIES/ PARTS
Call: (778)319-6860 851
TRUCKS & VANS
SELF-SERVE DISCOUNT AUTO PARTS OVER A THOUSAND VEHICLES TO CHOOSE FROM
2000 F350 - 2WD, V10, gas eng. long box. S-cab. 146,000 kms. $7000/firm. (604)538-4883
WEEKLY SPECIALS MARCH 22-28, 2014 GRILLS, REGULAR ....................................... $26.95 FRONT BUMPER COVERS, COMPOSITE ... 59.95 ELECTRIC MIRRORS ..................................... 19.95 STRUTS, 527 ................................................... 15.95 LOWER CONTROL ARMS ............................. 10.95 ALL BUCKET SEATS - MANUAL ................. 19.95 ALL BENCH SEATS........................................ 24.95 ANY PLAIN STEEL WHEEL ............................ 7.95 BATTERIES, EXCHANGE .............................. 24.95 CAR DOORS.................................................... 34.95 TRUCK, VAN, SUV DOORS ........................... 44.95 HOODS ............................................................ 40.95 FENDERS ........................................................ 20.95 Now That’s a Deal!
2000 FREIGHTLINER CENTURY Highway Truck with Sleeper
1.4K. Cummins N14. 10 Speed. NEW PAINT Runs Well! Great Cond! $6900. Call 778-883-5264. Need A Vehicle! Guaranteed Auto Loan. Apply Now, 1.877.680.1231 www.UapplyUdrive.ca
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March 20, 2014 edition of the Surrey North Delta Leader