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End of an era: Rev. Joan McMurtry’s Sunday service at First United Church March 30 marked the end of 38 years of tireless work, but the social-justice advocate plans to stay active in her community. i see page 11
Broken nose, loose teeth among injuries suffered in ‘unprovoked’ attack
Bus driver injured in Newton assault Sheila Reynolds Black Press
A bus driver was punched and had his nose broken by a passenger during an unprovoked attack in Surrey on Wednesday evening. Transit Police say the incident happened around 8 p.m., after the driver picked up a man and woman at 72 Avenue and 132 Street in Newton. The man was agitated as he boarded the bus, complaining about not being able to
smoke and asking for a free ride. The driver, say police, asked the pair to sit down and carried on with his route toward Guildford. According to police, the man then started “verbally challenging” the transit worker, who did not respond, and as the bus pulled into the left-turn lane at 72 Avenue and 144 Street, the male passenger stood up and punched the driver in the face. He and the woman then fled the scene. The driver was taken to hospital and
treated for a broken nose. The assault also left him with blurred vision in one eye, a bruised jaw and loose teeth. The suspect is described as a clean-shaven, muscular white male in his mid-20s to early30s, standing between six-foot-two and sixfoot-four, with short bleached-blond hair and a large tattoo on the back of his neck. He was wearing a black leather jacket with a grey or white hoodie underneath, jeans and light-coloured runners.
His companion is described as a thin white woman in her mid-twenties, with blond hair. The incident brings to 42 the number of reported driver assaults this year. Monday, Transit Police launched a campaign called “Don’t Touch The Operator,” but union leaders say it doesn’t go far enough. Drivers and supporters staged a rally outside of the New Westminster headquarters, calling for more security and stiffer penalties for assaults.
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Designated site at athletic park ‘a stepping stone’ to bigger projects
South Surrey paves way for new longboarders Nick Greenizan Staff Reporter
A designated site for longboarders will be built at South Surrey Athletic Park, the City of Surrey has announced. The site, part of a pilot project, will be located on the “service access road” that begins near the 20 Avenue parking lot and runs south between the baseball diamonds and running track, which is in the southwest corner of the 14600 20 Ave. park.
Surrey’s manager of parks, Owen Croy, estimated the grade of the pathway to be “about 6.5 per cent,” and especially good for boarders who are new to the sport. The location’s proximity to public transit is also noted. The city is to add barriers on either side of the pathway – which is already paved – to ensure it does not intersect with any other walking paths in the area, Croy said. Appropriate signage will also be posted.
He estimated the cost of the project to be “a few thousand dollars” and said he would “like to get it up and running in the next six weeks,” though he added that timeline is not definite. “It’s a work in progress, but it engages youth, and we think it’s an excellent way to get (young longboarders) off the streets, where there are safety concerns.” Croy believes the longboarding project would be the first of its kind in B.C.
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Longboarding – similar to skateboarding, except the board’s dimensions and wheels are bigger – has become a popular sport on the Peninsula in recent years. And with its growth in popularity has come increased concerns about the safety of boarders, pedestrians and motorists. “It’s very unfortunate but there have been some tragic incidents in other places in recent years,” he said. i see page 4
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few months back, I had to declare whether Buckerfields was a ‘producer’ of printed paper or packaging material. If so, we would have to implement an ‘approved stewardship plan.’ Otherwise, we would have to join another ‘stewardship plan’ and pay fees. I thought it was a scam. But I looked into it further and determined that there was indeed provisions in effect and according to the regulations, Buckerfields is now a ‘producer’ of printed paper and packaging material. I discussed the alternatives with a Ministry of Environment official and came to realize that we had no choice but to join the only approved stewardship plan in the province, Multi Material B.C. We signed the contract. But we also read it. It stated that MMBC had to file audited financial statements on its website. I recently went there and no such statements exist. Now I have discovered: Q MMBC is a corporation under the Societies Act comprised of three directors, two of which live in Ontario; Q MMBC is only accountable to the Registrar of Companies; Q MMBC is not governed by the province’s rules for the administration of all public monies; Q none of the monies collected by MMBC go to any government organization; Q MMBC is not subject to oversight by the auditor general of B.C.; Q under its ‘stewardship plan’, MMBC has the authority to charge companies unlimited fees based on whatever MMBC spends, regardless of what the actual costs; Q municipal governments do not know the background of MMBC and don’t yet realize the fees charged amount to double taxation;
Q the provincial government did not consult with municipal governments or the public. Until it is resolved, we are being taxed twice for the same service; Q taxpayers and voters are unaware that the fees being charged by MMBC are so onerous that they will cause newspaper closures and job losses of 300-500 in the newspaper industry in B.C. My position is, we ain’t paying a dime to MMBC and neither should anyone else, until: Q the provincial government reconciles what it is doing so that taxpayers don’t pay twice; Q the provincial government takes back the legislation which ‘blames us’ for choices made by manufacturers that are completely outside of our control. Q any monies charged under the auspices of the Recyling Regulation are included in the public accounts of the province and subject to the provisions of the Financial Administration Act and the Auditor General Act. Q whatever is going to be done is introduced into the Legislative Assembly so that the proper public debate can occur; Q there is an independent public inquiry into the financial operations, sources and uses of funds, contractual procedures and expenditures of MMBC. Ninety-six per cent of all printed paper and packaging material is already being picked up or deposited into municipally financed facilities. Despite what MMBC is saying, at least 53 per cent of that is already being recycled. In reality, there is no basis for setting up a recycling dictatorship and charging punitive fees to companies. We don’t have to change a thing to see recycling take off in B.C. We need to send the MMBC regime to the recycle bin. Kelvin McCulloch is CEO of Buckerfields, a home-and-garden and animal feed company.
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Candidates will have to register, report donations
Disclosure rules on way for local elections Tom Fletcher Black Press
Candidates for municipal and school board elections will have to register with Elections BC and report donations of $50 or more when they run in province-wide elections this November. Legislation tabled by the B.C. government Wednesday will extend the term of office to four years as well as tightening rules for campaign financing and advertising. Third-party advertisers will also have to register before promoting candidates, and
financial disclosures will have to be filed with Elections BC within 90 days of the vote. Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Coralee Oakes said the new rules have been developed in consultation with the Union of B.C. Municipalities, and that discussion determined that an outright ban on anonymous donations is too strict. The disclosure rule will also apply to thirdparty advertisers, who will have to report sources of donations more than $50 and identify themselves in advertising. Campaign spending limits won’t be imposed
until after the elections scheduled for Nov. 15, 2014. Oakes said that measure is complex because the variety of local governments in B.C. is the widest in Canada, including large and small communities, regional districts, school boards, park boards and the Islands Trust that governs the Gulf Islands. The legislation also moves the date of local elections from November to October, but that won’t take effect until 2018. UBCM president Rhona Martin, a director of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District,
said the move to four-year terms is not a “perfect solution,” but it was supported by a majority of delegates at last year’s convention. In previous votes, some small community representatives said even three-year terms may be too long for a time-consuming commitment with little pay. The change in reporting rules creates a large task of compliance for Elections BC. Oakes said the Elections BC will present its proposed costs to the legislature committee that determines budgets for all independent officers, including the auditor general.
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Healthy win for 17 co-workers Pooling their money together for a Lotto Max ticket has paid off for a handful of Surrey healthcare workers. The 17 co-workers will share in a $1-million MaxMillion prize, won in the March 14 draw. Each will receive $58,823.17. The ticket was purchased in South Surrey, at the Mac’s convenience store at 160 Street and King George Boulevard – a different purchase location than usual. “I was busy running kids around to Scouts and Girl Guides so I stopped at my neighborhood Mac’s instead of where I usually go,” said Irene Wong, representing the winners as trustee. “This is a true case of ‘right place, right time.’” Wong did not check the ticket until a week after the draw, when she fed it through a self-checker “around 10 times” before believing it was a winner. When she got home, she began calling her co-workers, many of whom didn’t believe her. “I had to bring the slip into work the next day to prove to them I wasn’t lying,” she said. The winner of the March 14 $50-million Lotto Max jackpot has yet to come forward. – Black Press
A group of Surrey healthcare workers celebrate their $1-million Lotto Max win. The ticket was purchased at a South Surrey convenience store.
Apartment plans for White Rock hilltop site to be unveiled
Public meeting planned for Oxford Street towers Alex Browne Staff Reporter
A public meeting next week will give area residents a first chance to see plans and drawings for two apartment towers proposed for the White Rock hilltop at Oxford Street. The meeting, April 9 at 5:30 p.m. at First United Church (15385 Semiahmoo Ave.) will provide a look at detailed plans for The Oxford – at 1454 Oxford St. – prepared by Chris Dikeakos Architects on behalf of Richmond-based Elegant Development Inc. Current plans call for a 24-storey tower and a 21-storey tower, providing a total of 124 luxury apartments. The site is a 2.7-acre parcel to this point
owned by water utility Epcor, adjacent to Epcor’s newly redeveloped pump station, chlorination and water-treatment facility. The development is subject to the city rezoning the land from its institutional use, said Mark Sager of Sager LLP, representing the project. “There’s no fixed timeline for this – it’s entirely at the discretion of council,” Sager said, adding that the rationale for the current tower configuration is the preservation of a one-acre stand of mature trees. Initial informal presentations on the project and potential change in land use were held on Jan. 23 and Feb. 20 he said, and the message from public feedback – particularly at the first meeting, attended by around 90
people – was loud and clear. “We asked people what their concerns were about the change in land use, and they said ‘please save as much of the treed area as possible’,” Sager said. The area in question, he said “looks like a park, but it’s not – it’s zoned for a public utility.” As a result of the feedback, the company has moved away from a lower, more squat – and more easily developable – building concept, Sager said. “(They’ve) decided to go to higher buildings with a much lower density,” he said. “It would be around 60 units per building and larger units – this allows for all of the trees to be retained and the (treed) area to be dedi-
cated to the city as a park.” Sager said the first informal meeting on the proposal indicated that it was “better received than one might expect.” “There were about 17 to 20 people who were opposed to everything, but the balance presented input and a lot of different views,” he said. “An issue I’ve heard a lot is that (the proposal) offers a chance to improve the municipal tax base, which is not what one commonly hears about a proposal of this kind.” He said the April 9 meeting will provide “lots of opportunity for the public to ask questions and look at floor plans, drawings and elevations.”
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Project a response to longboarder initiative
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Planned path for longboarding at South Surrey Athletic Park. first presentation to the committee, and said though he is not a local resident, he was thrilled for the opportunity to speak to civic leaders on behalf of other longboarders. “This project is a real step-
ping stone to bigger projects in the future, so it was great,” he said. “This (site) is pretty mellow, and might be more for beginners, but it’s a good start, and it’s better than just banning longboarding altogether.
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“Everyone was very (receptive) to our presentation. We have this opportunity to show the city that this is something they should allocate some of their budget for in the future.” The pilot project will be monitored over the summer, and if deemed a success, the city would be open to creating more sites where the activity would be permitted. In White Rock, longboarding is prohibited in the city, while skateboarding is banned within an area bounded by Oxford Street to the west, North Bluff Road to the north, Best Street to the east and Buena Vista Avenue to the south. Last spring, local longboarders asked White Rock to review its bylaw. Consideration was deferred to this year.
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i from page 1 Those include the 2010 death of experienced longboarder Glenna Evans in North Vancouver, who died of injuries suffered when she collided with a van. This past January, separate incidents on Vancouver Island claimed the lives of two teenaged longboarders. Croy said the impetus for the project came from the local longboarding community, members of which had recently made a presentation to the city’s park and recreation committee. “We have had a growing interest in longboarding from the community, and we are responding to that interest,” he said. Vancouver longboarder Graham Collingwood made the
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Car thefts in the Lower Mainland have fallen 78 per cent in the past decade and police are crediting the bait-car program for much of that drop. The latest statistics show an eight per cent drop from 5,200 vehicles stolen in the region in 2012 to 4,700 last year. In contrast, more than 21,000 cars were stolen in 2003 – a year before the first use in B.C. of vehicles implanted with cameras and technology to safely disable them as officers converge to catch thieves red-handed. ICBC road safety director John Dickinson said the payoff in reduced auto insurance claims has been dramatic. ICBC handled $98 million in stolen auto claims in 2003, when an average of 70 cars were stolen every day in B.C. By 2013 that had dropped to $27 million claims, or 17 stolen vehicles per day. Justice Minister Suzanne Anton said the number of vehicles not stolen last year – compared to 2003 – was equivalent to filling B.C.’s largest ferry with vehicles 40 times over. The single biggest 10-year decreases in car theft have been recorded in Coquitlam (down 88 per cent from 2003), White Rock (down 87 per cent) and Burnaby and New Westminster (both down 86 per cent). The bait-car program, run by the Integrated Municipal Provincial Auto Crime Team (IMPACT) has since expanded to include
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he high degree of secrecy surrounding what is transported through the Lower Mainland by rail is completely unnecessary. It also could, in theory, prevent emergency officials from responding properly in the unlikely scenario of a derailment or spill. Rail transportation – long a contentious issue on the Semiahmoo Peninsula – is one of the safest means around, given the fact that railway companies control their own lines and use a high degree of sophisticated approaches to managing rail traffic. There are virtually no head-on collisions, tracks are maintained to very high standards and those who operate and oversee trains must follow myriad rules and procedures. However, rail companies’ insistence that local fire chiefs and emergency providers sign nondisclosure agreements to even get access to what they have hauled in the previous year is overly secretive, and this is not even up-to-date information. Transport Canada issued a directive after the July 2013 Lac-Megantic disaster, stating that rail companies must provide information to municipalities about dangerous goods on a “yearly aggregate basis”and also supply information about “any significant change… as soon as (possible).” It didn’t say the information had to be kept secret. Rail companies say that disclosing what is hauled to the public would compromise security. While this hasn’t been spelled out in detail, presumably they feel this information would aid terrorists or others with ulterior motives. While this is unlikely, it isn’t impossible. A terror attack on a passenger train in Ontario was planned in recent years. The types of goods being transported through any particular city by rail are easily known, simply by consulting the list of placards which must be displayed on hazardous cargoes, hauled by rail or road. There is no need for secrecy. The most important point is that fire departments and other emergency officials must be fully prepared to quickly deal with whatever could happen along the rail lines. That means there needs to be good communication, current information and transparency by rail companies. The public should not be kept in the dark about what goods are hauled by rail, because it is their lives and property that are equally at risk in the event of any derailment or spill. Rather than being secretive, railways need to be open and transparent with the public – ultimately, their customers.
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ootenay’s Bill Bennett has done Steves, the hero of all Lower Mainlanders what I reported last November who try to tell northern farmers what to he was doing: seizing the do. horns of the sacred cow that is “My real fear is that they want Tom Fletcher the Agricultural Land Reserve. to open the door for fracking Henceforth, there shall be two and natural gas and oil,” he said. land reserves. The Island, South I’ve got bad news for the Coast and Okanagan, which socialist sage of south Richmond. produce 85 per cent of B.C.’s total Oil and gas companies have farm revenue on 10 per cent of operated on farmland since before protected land, retains its strict the ALR was created in 1974. anti-development rules. Conspiracy buffs should read In the much larger area, the delegation agreement that Bennett likes to call “beyond took effect just weeks after last Hope,” non-farm uses will be May’s election, giving the Oil considered to help maintain the and Gas Commission authority many economically marginal to administer wells, pipelines farmers. This is the Interior, and waste pits on farmland. If Kootenay and North, where development the ALR interferes with the prescribed pressure is mostly an urban myth. In handling of drilling waste, it interferes remote areas, ALR diktats with no with safety measures. relation to reality are routinely ignored. University of the Fraser Valley “food Political critics were quick to call this a security” professor Lenore Newman B.C. Liberal hidden agenda to pave the went on CKNW to refute what she called ALR for their developer pals. Certainly “uninformed arguments,” and then neither party’s 2013 platform talked offered one of her own. This two-zone about the ALR, although B.C. Liberal change is connected to the exclusion of leadership candidates Kevin Falcon and large tracts of Peace land for the Site C Mike de Jong promised relief from its dam, she said. more senseless bureaucracy to Peace Actually, the government exempted that country farmers in 2011. project last December using the longWhen the zone plan was revealed last standing “provincial interest” provision, week, media went to ALR pioneer Harold so this phase of the alleged capitalist plot Rita Walters Publisher
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against farmland has no effect on Site C. Steves is also concerned about second homes being built beyond Hope, and later sold rather than being destroyed, as is the current disastrous rule. He warns that farmers might end up with “nonfarm neighbours,” or as we like to call them up north, “neighbours.” Again, this is an urban problem projected onto rural B.C., where costly restrictions mainly serve to accelerate the depopulation of rural and remote areas. Delta South independent MLA Vicki Huntington is livid about the legislation, which has no effect on loss of farmland in her constituency. The growing federally regulated port supersedes provincial laws, and the Tsawwassen First Nation is growing a big shopping centre on its treaty land. Aboriginal entrepreneurs are also starting to force big-box development on southern Vancouver Island, home of the purest of the pure left. This is where farmers can’t even protect themselves against deer. The most damning charge is that the six regional ALR panels now in place are open to corruption under new rules. Panel members have always been cabinet appointments, but currently they have to be from outside the region so they are less likely to hand out exemptions to their friends. That is certainly something to keep an eye on. So is the status of B.C. farms, where the average farmer age is 56 and rising, and half of farms have income of less than $10,000 a year. Tom Fletcher is legislature reporter and columnist for Black Press. The Peace Arch News is a member of the British Columbia Press Council, a self-regulatory body governing the province’s newspaper industry. The council considers complaints from the public about the conduct of member newspapers. Directors oversee the mediation of complaints, with input from both the newspaper and the complaint holder. If talking with the editor or publisher does not resolve your complaint about coverage or story treatment, you may contact the B.C. Press Council. Your written concern, with documentation, should be sent within 45 days to B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby Street, Nanaimo, B.C., V9R 2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www.bcpresscouncil.org
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Councillor’s views clearer Editor: Re: Green machine gathers here, not there, March 18 column. It is revealing to contrast the views of late White Rock councillor Larry Robinson and your man in Victoria, Tom Fletcher. I did not know Robinson, but his reputation is that he was always respectful of others’ opinions, and he always sought the middle ground. Unlike Fletcher. The title of his rant led me to think that Fletcher was mellowing. Nothing, of course, could be further from the truth. A very telling comment, “I’ve written before about the distortions and evasions required to present such a fossil-fuel fairy tale,” could, in fact, describe his column. Achieving the height of silliness, he protests that you don’t see protesters in places like Libya and Saudi Arabia. Tom, people in those countries would be killed by the authorities for protesting against government policy. Is that what you are recommending? If my grandson, Kian, ever asks me how to communicate clearly and accurately with anyone, I will point him towards Robinson rather than Fletcher. William Bell, White Rock
operating actions and five-round magazines as other hunting rifles. But to people uninformed about how firearms actually work, they look scary; b) these firearms have, in the decade or so since they have been in Canada, been used as hunting and range rifles and have been involved in zero crimes or accidents, to my knowledge. Minister Blaney, the officials doing, recommending or covering up these things shouldn’t even have jobs. If you listen to their advice, you shouldn’t. David Danylyshyn, Surrey
White Rock’s homes and beaches? Now is the time to get the word out. Come to Marine Drive with your attention-seeking behaviour and you will be fined. Mayor and council need to let our RCMP detachment know our need to have the rising volume of noise pollution turned down on the beachfront. We have controlled the spewing of cigarette smoke in public places. Let’s enforce the law against noise pollution, as it too is damaging to our health. V. van de Wint, White Rock
Enforce noise bylaws
Preparedness hard to buy
Editor: Spring is here. We look forward to warm, pleasant days in ‘My City By the Sea’. Except those of us whose ears are assaulted by the arrival of the bikers on their unmufflered hogs. Why do we allow this behaviour on our water-view drive? The noise laws are clear. We need the impetus to enforce them. Should we allow unwelcome visitors to disturb the peaceful enjoyment of
Editor: I am a little surprised at the lack of earthquake-survival kits available in Surrey. I recently saw a TV news program stating how unprepared we are in the event of a quake. BCAA showed a kit that you were given an opportunity to win. Inspired by this, I went to a BCAA centre to try to purchase a kit but was told they don’t sell them and had no idea where to get one.
In view of the seriousness of earthquake threats in this region, wouldn’t you think that they would be readily available at a variety of locations, such as supermarkets, Home Depot, Rona, etc? Monika Edmunds, Surrey
Train horns easy to quell Editor: I know a simple and inexpensive way to stop the trains blasting their horns at night through Crescent Beach and White Rock, and the trains from Blaine back. Instead of the City of White Rock spending $10 million to make changes that will not stop the trainhorn blasts, BNSF can be made to use one of their trucks with rail wheels and their police officer to pilot and clear the way for all their trains from 11 p.m. to 8 a.m., 500 feet in front of the trains and the engineers would not be allowed to blast their horns through the night. They have the equipment and the staff already employed to do this. This is a simple and instant procedure. Robert Melynchuk, Surrey
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The noise laws are clear. We need the impetus to enforce them.a V. van de Wint
Firearms advice misfires Editor: An open letter to Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney and MP Russ Hiebert. I write regarding some recent examples of – to phrase it gently – poor decision-making skills on the part of some elements of your government’s police and firearms administration. They are, in no order: 1. News reports now indicate that when the RCMP broke into hundreds of houses in High River, Alta., and seized firearms, a) there was no longer any sort of “potential danger-to-civilian” emergency going on, and b) they had evidently used copies of the useless and expensive long-gun registry, which your government had told us was destroyed; and, 2. Your otherwise laudable tough-on-crime agenda brought with it some odd, unintended consequences. You should know that if a citizen misplaces documents for restricted firearms, that is listed for a mandatory minimum prison sentence. What happens when the government misplaces the documents for those same firearms? 3. Some of your senior officers recently decided – based on no event whatsoever – to reclassify an imported Swiss rifle from “unrestricted” to “prohibited.” Do bear in mind, a) that these now-reclassified, very expensive rifles use identical ammunition,
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Focus on financial savings is the wrong way to value Surrey schools’ extended spring break, says letter-writer.
More to school break than money Editor: Re: Two-week break to stay, March 27. $1.43 per pupil per day? Is that really how much we saved? Your article reported, “The extra spring break days add up to a savings of at least $500,000 for the school district.” That might be impressive until we see that the Surrey
Schools website states that “more than 70,000 students returned to school on Sept. 3, 2013”. That works out to a savings of $1.43 per student for each of the five days of the extended break. The extended spring break is a wonderful break for our students and our teachers, but let’s not allow its value to be based on its purported savings. K. Johnson, Surrey
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More power for PAH Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter
Plans are in the works to increase Peace Arch Hospital’s emergency-generator capacity. According to a City of White Rock staff report, the work is to meet Canadian Standards Association requirements for power supply and electrical safety in health-care facilities, as the existing space does not have room to accommodate additional generators and new seismic-upgrade standards. Fraser Health initially sought a variance that would allow the 15521 Russell Ave. facility – eyed for a 54-stall parking lot on the hospital’s south side – to be built closer to area homes than city bylaws allowed, prompting residents who attended a public
information meeting earlier this year to cite noise and proximity as among concerns regarding the planned generator building and exhaust stack. Council, meeting as the land-use and planning committee, voted unanimously (with Coun. Al Campbell absent) in February to reject those plans and refer the application back to staff.. City manager Dan Bottrill said that the health authority has since withdrawn the variance applicationt. He added that noise concerns – staff had described planned weekly testing of the generator as “the equivalent of a gas lawn mower at a 100-foot distance” – “should be alleviated” as a result. Bottrill did not know a timeline for the project.
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A White Rock man is pushing the federal government for increased disclosure on food labels. Ross Phillips, 68, has created an online petition asking for labelling to include whether or not the product has genetically modified organisms (GMOs). So far, the petition has more than 340 supporters. “The federal government is
ing all the food labels on food products and they have asked for input into what people would like to see and I think that a lot of people want to know if the food they’re eating contain GMOs or not,” he said. To view Phillips’ petition, visit http://www.change.org/ Ross Phillips en-CA/petitions/canadiangovernment-the-honourablerona-ambrose-p-c-m-p-includewhether-the-product-contains-gmosrevis- on-all-food-labels
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Serious burns for Surrey man
Truck fire â€˜unusualâ€™ Aaron Orlando Black Press
A Surrey man suffered serious burns to the lower half of his body after a fire broke out in the cab of the tractor-trailer he was travelling in. Revelstoke RCMP Cpl. Thomas Blakney said emergency crews were alerted to the incident â€“ which occurred about 10 kilometres east of Revelstoke on the Trans-Canada Highway â€“ just after midnight Friday. When they arrived, the tractor was fully engulfed and the 29-year-old driver and 32-year-old passenger, both from Surrey, were already out of
the truck. The driver suffered minor burns and cuts. The more seriously injured passenger was treated at Queen Victoria Hospital in Revelstoke before being transported to the burn unit at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. He is listed in stable condition, police said. The truck was travelling down the highway when the fire broke out. After bringing it to a stop, the driver had to help the passenger out of the cab. Blakney said police donâ€™t know what caused the sudden fire. He described the incident as â€œvery unusual.â€? Investigation is ongoing.
Temporary closure for Jimmy Flynnâ€™s Celtic Snug
Four-day penalty for pub A four-day closure that kept patrons out of Jimmy Flynnâ€™s Celtic Snug on White Rockâ€™s West Beach last week was a delayed hangover â€“ from the St. Patrickâ€™s Day before last. General manager Jeff Eley said the restaurant was closed from March 22 to 26 due to a penalty from the B.C. Liquor Control and Licensing Branch for overcrowding on March 17, 2013. â€œWe were overcrowded by about 11 people, and after it all got straightened out, we had the four days,â€? he said, noting that the restaurant has no record of other infractions. â€œThatâ€™s why we did the tents for St.
Paddyâ€™s this year â€“ we were able to serve two or three times the people and stay within licensing regulations.â€? The restaurant has a â€˜food primaryâ€™ license for 55 patrons inside and 12 on the outdoor patio, according to licensing branch information. Eley said the restaurant took the closure as an opportunity to spiff up the premises. â€œWe repainted and touched up the place,â€? he said. â€œAnd all the staff needed a break, anyway â€“ weâ€™re normally going 364 days a year. It all got good.â€? â€“ Alex Browne
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Rev. Joan McMurty steps down after 12 years at First United Church
‘Time to retire’ after 38 years of service Sarah Massah
t’s hard to imagine the average 23-yearold woman deciding to devote her life to her faith and her God. But anyone who knows Rev. Joan McMurtry would likely admit that she is far from average. And, after 38 years of service as a minister – including more than a decade at First United Church in White Rock – McMurtry retired her post on March 30, with Rev. Bruce McAndless-Davis to take her place. “I sort of feel finished with this part of my life,” she said last week as she prepared for her successor to take over April 1. “I’ve been happy here, I feel I’ve been productive. I’ve felt very alive in my ministry. And it’s time to retire.” McMurtry’s intuition was what first brought her into the church. After growing up with a minister ❝I’ve been happy as a father, the then-college student here, I feel I’ve been productive. in Saskatchewan in 1976 I’ve felt very alive decided to follow in his in my ministry. And footsteps. it’s time to retire.❞ “I always had planned on being a high-school teacher, but I got a bit disillusioned with that when I was in high school,” the 62-year-old laughed. “I didn’t really know any women ministers (growing up) so it wasn’t really big on my horizon. But I think it was when I was in university, a number of things came together – both my faith, my sense of calling by God, my interest in people and community and some of my leadership skills – and it just began to make sense. “When I entered theology school I was the only female in my class.” Being one of few women ministers at the time, McMurtry was a pioneer of a more progressive and welcoming take on Christianity. She noted that her experience fighting discrimination as a female minister helped shape the way she connected with her congregations, whether it was in rural Saskatchewan or here in White Rock, when she took over in 2002. “I was looking for a congregation that was looking to connect more with the community and was looking for someone with a more open and progressive approach to Christianity,” she said. “Even today, 90 per cent of the Christian community wouldn’t
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Above, Rev. Joan McMurtry outside of First United Church, where she has served for more than a decade. Right, McMurtry with donated items for the cold-weather shelter, which she first started up with volunteers from her congregation. call me a minister because of my gender. So That progressive approach, she noted, 38 years later, I’m still representing a new way includes an open policy to the gay and understanding of being Christian. One community. that takes the Bible seriously, but not literally.” “We’ve done weddings, baptisms and
that – combined with our commitment to people on lower-income – makes us a very vital and rich congregation,” she said. Since taking over the post, McMurtry’s dedication to those who are “living on the edge” of the poverty line – and those who are below it – has been an integral part of her work. “We’ve really become a place here where that compassion and justice is lived out. It’s been costly to the congregation to do some of the programming that we’ve done, we’ve put significant energy into that,” she said. Two of the many programs and services the church has offered have been the weekly community dinners, which are open to all, and the cold-weather shelter program, McMurtry said. And like many of the programs she started, now the minister is able to take a back seat, thanks to the dedication of members of her congregation. “A lot of the programs going on now are not run by me, they are run by individuals and groups of people who caught the passion,” she said. “They are pretty selfsufficient. They don’t rely on me but I was able to support and nurture their ideas and programs.” McMurtry added that her latest project – a divisive proposal to redevelop the church property and potentially include four storeys of affordable housing – is still in the early stages. She noted that after she is retired, she will be on the sidelines. “I’ll still live in the community and will stay in the community and stay involved, but I’m not sure in what capacity,” she said. “It’s been my life pattern to be connected with the community and community organizations. That passion is really strong in me.”
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Votes needed for family to win wheelchair-accessible vehicle
Call out to the community Jennifer Lang Black Press
A Cloverdale family is hoping community support will help them win a wheelchair-accessible vehicle. Bobbi and Gary Taylor entered the 2014 National Mobility Month Local Hero contest to assist them with the transportation needs of their four-year-old son, Kenny. Kenny is the youngest of the Taylors’ four children, and one of three who have special needs. Son Joe, 9, is on the autism spectrum. Daughter Kristen, 8, has been deaf since birth, and also has an autism diagnosis, Bobbi says. She describes six-year-old Courtney as “our little spitfire.” Kenny was born premature and has a range of physical and developmental delays – an “alphabet soup of diagnoses,” Photo courtesy Picture Perfect Moments Photography says Bobbi. Gary and Bobbi Taylor with Joe, Kristen, Courtney and Kenny. The Taylors say the challenges they face as a family have made “We had chosen two years ago Voting in the 2014 National them stronger parents, and they to hold off on the charities and Mobility Month Local Hero confeel fortunate to have met many conversion at that point, as most test closes May 9. people – including through the of the grants are a one-time Winners will be announced in Fraser Valley FiT (Families in grant. And, (with) Kenny being June. Touch) Network – who have as young and as little as he was, To vote for the Taylors, visit helped them navigate the speed www.mobilityawarenessmonth. bumps that have come along the we wanted to ensure that the need was a necessity and not a com/entrant/bobbi-taylorway. want at that time. ” surrey-bc “We have learned that we are a normal everyday family doing everyday normal things,” Bobbi says. “But with a twist.” With the oldest three attending Cloverdale Traditional School and SAVE Kenny in daycare three A U T H E N T I C I TA L I A N UP TO days a week, transportaxE xS xT xA xU xR xA xN xT R for $13 tion is key for the Tay(Not including Lasagna, Cannelloni lors. Plenty and daily Pasta Specials) While the parents are of FREE ANY EVENING used to devising their Parking Your choice of sauce including: own mobility solutions, Vongole, Pesto, Prawns, Scallops, Shrimps, they had been holding Bolognese, Alfredo, Sausage and many more. off on getting a wheelTo avoid confusion at billing, coupon MUST be presented before ordering - 1 coupon per couple and limited to a max. of 3 coupons chair-accessible vehicle per table. Cannot be used with any other promotion. No separate bills. while Kenny was small Expires Thurs., April 17, 2014 enough to transfer. 15791 Marine Drive • 531-6261 Closed Mondays. Open Tues.-Sun. from 5 pm Now that he’s four, it’s VISIT OUR WEBSITE: www.labaiarestaurant.com evident the time has come. The contest is sponsored by the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association, a non-profit organization working to expand PA R K S , R E C R E AT I O N A N D C U LT U R E mobility options for As part of our series of forums for seniors, this forum will raise awareness of financial situations people with disabilities. impacting seniors, as well as provide valuable information on financial abuse and legal resources. In light of National * Please note: this session will not include financial management or investment Mobility Awareness advice, rather it will help you to decrease your financial vulnerability. month in May, the association is giving away Financial Awareness custom wheelchairSaturday, April 12, 2014 | 9:00am – 3:00pm NEW! accessible vehicles to Presented in English | #4353661 raise awareness and show Guildford Recreation Centre, 15105 105 Avenue that there are mobility Adult family members are welcome to attend as valuable information will be provided! solutions for people with THREE EASY WAYS TO REGISTER FREE for all seniors disabilities. Featuring a • Lunch will be provided The Taylors say a 1 604-501-5100 PERSONAL Monday - Friday 8:30am-4:30pm • Lots of great prizes! wheelchair accessible SAFETY SEGMENT any City of Surrey presented by vehicle – or home – • Grand prize gift basket 2 At Recreation Facility Surrey RCMP would really come in • Wheelchair accessible Presented in partnership with the BC Securities Commission handy for their family. 3 www.surrey.ca/register • Register to secure your spot “We’re aware that there are charities available to help supplement a vehicle conversion,” Bobbi www.surrey.ca/seniors says.
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Wednesday QPride of Erin performs April 2, 3:30-6 p.m. at White Rock Elks, 1469 George St. No cost.
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QDirty Wars to be screened April 25 for the White Rock Social Justice Film Society’s spring film series at 7 p.m. at First United Church.
QMiss World Canada Variety Show fundraiser April 5, 7-9 p.m. at White Thursday Rock Baptist Church, 1657 QLife after Stroke work140 St. All Ages. $5. shop Thursdays from 9 QGold Rush Fundraising a.m. to noon at the Centre Gala April 5, 5:30 p.m. at for Active Living, 5-1475 Hazelmere Golf & CounAnderson St. Info: Judith, try Club, 18150 8th Ave. 604-671-7761 or Gayl, 604Tickets: www. 536-4673. sourcesbc.ca QBC BonQSpring sai Society Fling Concert to hold a at Sunnyside meeting United Church, April 3, 7-9 p.m. at firstname.lastname@example.org 15639 24 Ave., April 12. All Sunnyside Ages. $15, Community Hall, 1845 154 St. Visitors welcome. Info: adults or $5, children. Info: www.sunnysideeuc. 604-463-4560. ca QWhite Rock & Surrey QLawn bowling at Mann Naturalists host Ursula Park open house and Easterbrook at Sunnyside registration April 12, 10 Community Hall, 1845 154 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 14560 St., April 10 at 7:30 p.m. North Bluff Rd. Info: 604QTranscendental Medi531-0833 or www.mantation - Intro talk April 10, nparklbc.com 7-9 p.m. at Ocean Park QWhite Rock Chamber Library, 122854 17 Ave. Music program April 12 at Free. Info: Joseph, 604Crescent Gardens Retire536-9049 or 604-263-2655. ment Residence, 1222 QComplimentary natuKing George Blvd., at 7:30 ropathic doctor consults p.m. Admission: $5. with Dr. Tom Grodski at
QAntique Roadshow at White Rock Museum & Archives April 26-27, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $15. QSpring Open House April 26-27 at OWL Rehabilitation Society, 3800 72 St., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: www.owlcanada.org QAlexandra Festival May 31, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Alexandra Neighbourhood House, 2916 McBride Ave. Free. All ages. Info: www. alexhouse.net QSemiahmoo Heritage Trail Walk May 31, 2-4 p.m. Meet at the southeast corner of 148 Street and 28 Avenue. Free.
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Monday QStart Smart for Small Business lecture April 7, 2-4 p.m. at White Rock Library, 15342 Buena Vista Ave. Free. Info: www.fvrl. bc.ca QUnderstanding Stroke support group meets April 28, 1-3 p.m. at Centre for Active Living, 1475 Anderson St. Free. Register: Michelle, 604-5354500 ext. 757373.
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How to succeed Earl Marriott Secondary presents the Mad Men-era Broadway musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, April 15-19 and April 23-26, 7:30 p.m. at the Wheelhouse Theatre, 15751 16 Ave. (note – there will be no show on Good Friday, April 18). Set in the corporate offices of the World Wide Wicket Company, the tuneful (“I Believe In You”, “A Secretary Is Not A Toy”), stilltimely satire of the business world follows the fortunes of window-washer J. Pierrepoint Finch (Travis Clifford) who – armed with the titular book of advice – begins a fast climb up the corporate ladder and into the good graces of CEO J.B. Biggley (Peter Soda), with help from secretary Rosemary Pilkington (Cassidy Johnson). Also featured in the production are Rachel Fournier as fellow office worker Smitty and Emma Schellenberg as blond bombshell Hedy LaRue. How To Succeed... is directed by EMS performing arts department head Candace Radcliffe, with the clever Frank Loesser score in the capable hands of orchestra director Rodger Owens and vocal director Bev Schellenberg, and choreography by Carol Seitz. For tickets ($16, $14 seniors, $12 students), call 604-531-8354, ext. 171.
Back to Bach The Handel Society of Music presents the musical genius of Johann Sebastian Bach and his magnificent St. John Passion – a powerful and emotional retelling of the last weeks of Jesus’ life as related in the Gospel of John – Friday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. (St. Jospeh’s Parish, Port Moody) and in South Surrey Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Good Shepherd Church, 2250 150 St. Choir and orchestra will be conducted by society artistic director Johan Louwersheimer, with South Surrey tenor Christopher Simmons as Evangelist, bass Willy MilesGrenzberg as Christus, bass Robert Gelderman as Pilatus, and also featuring the vocal talents of soprano Nancy Washeim and alto Sonya Sweeney.
The latter band, including leader Rice Honeywell Sr. (or pinchhitter Leigh Smith) on cornet and vocals, Gerry Green (reeds), Ray Batten (trombone, vocals) and Casey Tolhurst (bass), can also be caught at Porter’s Bistro, 21611 48 Ave., in Langley’s historic Murrayville, most Friday nights from 7 p.m. (call ahead to confirm and for reservations at 604-5305297).
Cassidy Johnson (as Rosemary Pilkington) and Travis Clifford (as J. Pierrepoint Finch) star in Earl Marriott Secondary’s production of the Broadway musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (April 15-26).
Tickets ($20, $15 students and seniors) are available at the door or from Tapestry Music and Christopher’s Gift Gallery, Ocean Park. For more information on the South Surrey performance, visit www.handelsociety.ca or call 604585-9102.
Moonlight, Magnolias Gone With The Wind (1939), starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh, is now considered one of the most celebrated productions of the golden era of Hollywood. But few knew that David O. Selznick’s risky venture of filming the Margaret Mitchell bestseller came close to being a total disaster. White Rock Players Club’s latest production, Moonlight and Magnolias by Ron Hutchinson (Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd., April 2-19), directed by Ryan Mooney relates an exclusive – and hilarious – behind-the-scenes view of a movie in trouble. With filming already underway, Selznick (Fred Partridge) fires original director George Cukor
and abandons the existing adaptation. Pulling strings to get director Victor Fleming (Ryan Johnson) reassigned from megaphoning Munchkins for The Wizard of Oz, he then locks Fleming, himself and ace screenwriter/script doctor Ben Hecht (Paul Ferancik) in a hotel room for five days in a desperate attempt to create a new shooting script, with the aid only of bananas, peanuts and loyal secretary Miss Poppenghul (Laine Henderson). Costume design is by Laura McKenzie, with set by Tim Driscoll and props by Naomi Mitchell and Rosemary Schuster. Performances are at 8 p.m. with a 2:30 p.m. matinee Sunday, April 13. For tickets ($18, $16 students, seniors and Coast Capital Savings members), call 604-536-7535, or visit www.whiterockplayers.ca
Classical series Encore Peninsula Concerts presents series founder, internationally-celebrated pianist Eugene Skovorodnikov, April 6 at 3 p.m. at White Rock’s First United Church, 15385
Semiahmoo Ave. Co-presented by Music Encore Society, Peninsula Productions and the City of White Rock, the current series of classical concerts runs until May. The May 4 concert will be a solo performance by pianist Marco Tezza. Tickets are $25 ($15 seniors and students) for each concert, and are available at Kent Street Activity Centre, Centennial Arena, White Rock Community Centre and Surrey Arts Centre. To book, or for more info, call 604-541-2199 or visit www. peninsulaproductions.org
Traditional jazz The sounds of Dixieland and retro jazz continue into the spring with White Rock Traditional Jazz Society’s regular sessions from 3 to 6 p.m. most Sundays at the Royal Canadian Legion Crescent Branch 240 (2643 128 St.). Admission is $10 ($8 for members). Coming up April 6 are The Crescent City Shakers, followed by WRTJS house band Red Beans and Rice (April 13).
Fraser Valley Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s latest production of the exquisitely satirical HMS Pinafore drops anchor at Coast Capital Playhouse (1532 Johnston Rd.) April 30-May 10, with performances at 8 p.m. and a 2:30 p.m. matinee, Sunday, May 4. Directed by Jaquollyn Keath, with musical direction by Kerry O’Donovan and choreography by Carol Seitz, the production features James Walker as Sir Joseph Porter, First Lord of the Admiralty, Dodi Barillec as captain’s daughter Josephine, Mike Friesen as her beloved, lowly sailor Ralph Rackstraw, and Paul Beckett as the Captain. Also featured in the cast will be Breanna Branson as Buttercup, Kevin F. Hrankowski as the boatswain, Clive Ramroop as Dick Deadeye and Elaine Francis as Hebe. For tickets ($27, $24) call 604-536-7535 or visit www. whiterockplayers.ca
Singers wanted Pacific Showtime Men’s Chorus, based in Ocean Park, rehearses Monday nights at 7:30 p.m. at St. Mark’s Church, 12953 20 Ave. The small community chorus of experienced singers is currently seeking new members for all vocal ranges: lead, tenor, baritone and bass. The repertoire is designed to include songs and a singing style that appeal to a wide variety of music preferences, with emphasis on entertainment value and chance to develop singing skills while having fun and enjoying camaraderie. Male singers are invited to attend rehearsals to check out the group and, hopefully, join in. For more information, call 604-536-5292 or email email@example.com
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One of the most ambitious productions by the Elgin Park Players this year is also a student-directed show. Peter Pan and Wendy, by Doug Rand, based on the novel by J.M. Barrie, will be on stage all this week (April 1-5), with performances at 7 p.m. and a matinee Saturday, April 5 at noon at Elgin Park Secondary, 13484 24 Ave. The elaborately costumed show – with Grade 9 student Ethan Donnelly ably embodying Peter – follows in the Elgin Park tradition of giving students a learning opportunity by producing and staging a major production themselves. Directed by Grade 12s Cassidy Poulton, Demi Montes and Morgan Phillips, with guidance from interim drama department head Sheena Johnson, the show is a colourful version of Barrie’s 1904 tale about the boy who never grows up, and his adventures with Wendy (Sophie Stanger) and her siblings John and Michael (Asher Chapman, Zach Gamble) in Neverland. The strong cast also includes Max Kelly as infamous pirate Captain
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Laurent Brossoit makes NHL debut
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Cloverdale’s Laurent Brossoit has been well-travelled this year, and made his NHL debut last week.
After four stops in minor league cities, Cloverdale’s Laurent Brossoit finally made the one he wanted. The goaltender was called up to the National Hockey League (NHL) by the Edmonton Oilers last week on an emergency basis after Viktor Fasth was injured in practice. Brossoit was on the bench for last Tuesday night’s game in Edmonton against the visiting San Jose Sharks, backing up starting netminder Ben Scrivens in a 5-2 loss. With Fasth sidelined, Brossoit – who wore jersey No. 1 – stayed with the Oilers through the weekend, though he never saw any game action, though he came close during Edmonton’s game against the highpowered Anaheim Ducks Friday night. Midway through the game, Scrivens went down in the crease, and appeared to be injured, though he stayed in the game. Brossoit was re-assigned to the American Hockey League’s Oklahoma City Barons on Sunday. Brossoit’s stint with the big club was the first time he had dressed for an NHL game, and did so after two stops in the American Hockey League and two more in the ECHL. “A hectic year. I’d never been traded before…if you’d ask me to
define how this year would go, I definitely wouldn’t have thought I’d be on five different teams,” Brossoit told the Edmonton Journal. “Five different jerseys, three different leagues.” Brossoit had been playing for the Oilers’ ECHL affiliate, Bakersfield Condors, where he was putting together a very impressive rookie season. As the starter, he compiled a 19-9-2 (won-loss-overtime loss) record with a 2.20 goals-against average, a .920 save percentage and a league-best seven shutouts. He has been named the ECHL Goalie of the Week three times this season. Brossoit, 21, was drafted in the sixth round by the Calgary Flames in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft while he was with the Edmonton Oil Kings of the Western Hockey League. He turned pro over the summer, playing for the Flames prospects at the Young Stars competition in Penticton in September. He was sent to Calgary’s AHL affiliate, the Abbotsford Heat, to start the season but after two starts was sent to the Alaska Aces of the ECHL. The Oilers acquired Brossoit in November and the netminder was on the move again. He played eight games for Oklahoma City, before starting a four-month stint in Bakersfield.
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Coastal FC squads advance in hunt for cup titles Nick Greenizan Sports Reporter
A number of Coastal FC teams are through to the quarter-finals of the BC Coastal Cup. Ten Peninsula sides – four boys, six girls – were on the pitch last weekend during the ‘B’ tournament’s Round of 16, with six teams winning to advance to the next round. On the girls’ side of the tournament, the Coastal FC U13s defeated the Burnaby Blaze 2-1 Sunday evening at South Surrey Athletic Park, and will now square off this weekend against the North Shore Pegasus in
the next round. At the U15 girls level, Coastal also emerged victorious, shutting out the North Shore Riptide 2-0 to move into the final eight; they’ll face the Chilliwack Attack this weekend. Coastal’s U16 girls also won their game, 2-1 over the Royal City Rampage, and will now face either Chilliwack or Richmond in the next round. Coastal FC’s U17 girls, playing at home Sunday afternoon, advanced with a 3-2 win over the North Shore Vipers.
The South Surrey-White Rock association’s oldest team in cup contention, the U18 Coastal FC Royals, fell by the narrowest of margins in their first-round game, losing 1-0 to Chilliwack Sunday afternoon at Chilliwack’s Exhibition Park. On the boys’ side of the draw, Coastal’s U13 team rolled to an impressive 5-0 shutout win over South Burnaby United, while the club’s U17 boys team also advanced after a 2-1 victory over the North Vancouver Fury Sunday evening. The U17s now move on to face the Van-
couver United Rovers Saturday at Jericho Park in Vancouver. The U16 boys played their first game Monday night, after Peace Arch News’ press deadlines. After quarter-finals this weekend, teams will advance to semifinals April 11-13, with the cup finals set for April 26 and 27. Winners of the Coastal Cup championship – one of the province’s oldest youth soccer trophies – in each age division then move on to battle for the provincial cup later this spring.
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Bowling in Far East One of the Semiahmoo Peninsula’s top lawn bowlers was in the Far East last month, testing her skills on one of the sports’ biggest stages. In mid-March, Mary Wright – who also serves as head coach of the White Rock Lawnbowling Club – headed to Kowloon, Hong Kong, joining a Bowls Canada team that competed in the 2014 Tiger Bowls World Invitational tournament. After the Tiger Mary Wright Bowls event, lawn bowler Wright and her teammates headed to Shenzhen, China for the China Open, which ran March 18-21. Wright – a past B.C. and Canadian champion – was chosen for the team during the 2014 Commonwealth Games selection camp in Sarasota, Fla., which took part in late February. “It makes us proud that we have produced, at the White Rock Lawn Bowling Club, a member that is competing at this level,” said club president Rollie Cook.
Frozen Four The Surrey Eagles were well-represented when the NCAA’s men’s Div. 1 hockey championship hit the ice in
the United States last weekend. The two-week tournament – dubbed the Frozen Four – held its regional round last weekend, and a handful of collegiate players with South Surrey ties were front and centre. On the rosters of the 16 schools taking part were former netminder Michael Santaguida and forwards Brady Shaw and Michael Stenerson (Vermont), defenceman Devon Toews (Quinnipiac), forward Brandon Tanev and blue-liner Josh Monk (Providence), and forward Daniel Gentzler, a forward with Colgate. The four teams to advance out of their regional tournaments will compete a the Frozen Four finals in Philadelphia April 10 and 12.
Spring camps Their BC Hockey League season may be over, but the Surrey Eagles’ are already looking forward to the 2014/15 campaign. The team is accepting registrations for its spring prospect camps – set for mid-April – and a few spots still remain for the team’s goaltender camp, April 12. The prospect camps for skaters is set for April 17-20. For information, visit www. surreyeagles.ca or email email@example.com Later this month, the Eagles will also co-host the Junior ‘B’ Columbia Valley Rockies’ spring camp, April 25-27.
Swimmers nab medals while also winning a silver medal in the 200-m freestyle and a bronze in the 50-m butterfly. Craig Slater, 54, also came home with some gold medals, taking top spot in the 200-m backstroke, 50-m butterfly, 200-m individual medley and 100-m backstroke. Mike Mittermaier, 55, won gold in the 50-m breaststroke, silver in the 100-m breaststroke and bronze in the 50-m and 100-m freestyle. Rounding out the Wave competitors was Tony Peasse, 75, who won silver in four freestyle distances – the 50-, 100-, 200- and 400-m. Next up for members of the Wave are B.C. Masters Swim Championships in Kelowna later this month. – Nick Greenizan
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The White Rock Wave masters swim club has been a busy bunch of late, with members having competed in a pair of recent meets. On March 23, Wave swimmer Becky Willis was in Burnaby, taking part in a meet at the Bonsor Recreation Complex. Willis, 66, snagged a handful of podium finishes, including two gold medals – in the 50-m and 100-m backstroke – and two silver medals in the 50-m and 100-m freestyle events. Earlier in the month, a handful of swimmers travelled to Vancouver Island to compete in a long-course meet in Victoria. Theo Manley, 59, won gold in the 400-m and 800-m freestyle swims,
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Heather Baldwin April 2013 Til memory fades, and life departs, you live forever in our hearts.
Love From Your Family & Friends
SCARFE, John Henry (Jack) December 2, 1929 March 25, 2014 Passed away peacefully at Peace Arch Hospice after a long struggle with cancer. Predeceased by his young brother, Frank, in 1978. Survived by his loving wife Jean, daughters Susan and Julie (Matt) and their girls Alysha (Chris), Sydney and Emma; his loving son Derrick (Julie T) and their boys Andrew, Nicholas and Travis; and his daughter Pamela (Cliff) and children. The family would like to thank Jack’s surgeon, Dr. Kwan, the Home Care and Palliative Care team for their kindness and help throughout Jack’s illness. A very special thank you to Dr. Lowe, who has shown such compassion and friendship. Please join us in celebrating Jack’s life on Sunday, April 6th from 1:00-4:00pm at Sunrise Banquet Centre, 5640 - 188th St, Surrey. “Jack of all Trades”
Please call Annemarie 1.800.661.6335 email: ﬁsh@blackpress.ca
Our Mom, Jennie Helene Miller (née Maertens), of White Rock, BC passed away peacefully after a brief struggle with cancer. With her family by her side, Jennie began her next journey. Born in St. Boniface, Manitoba, Jennie is predeceased by her parents Julien and Emmerence Maertens, siblings Irene, Andy, George, Blanche, Margaret, and the love of her life, husband Frank. She is survived by her son Gary and Barb, their sons Lee (Tarah), and great granddaughters Julia and Gracin, Kevin (Megan), and Scott; daughter Kathy and Tim, their son Jeff; son Randy and Connie, their sons Kirk and Ross; son Mark and Donna, their son Nicholas; son Paul and Teresa, their daughters Cora and Scarlett; and sister Lillian (Julian), brother Gerry, brother-in-law Michael (Margaret) and sisters-in-law Terry, Lorraine and Denise and many, many nieces and nephews. She will be remembered for many things, including making birdies on the golf course, drawing to the button at the curling rink, taking tricks at the bridge table, and as a fantastic hostess of parties for friends and family. A caring and loving woman, she gave much and asked for very little in return. Her fun loving spirit will be forever missed. We thank the kind hearts at Peace Arch Hospice who cared for our Mom in her final days. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Children’s Hospital, White Rock South Surrey Hospice Society, and Canadian Cancer Society. A Prayer Service will be held on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 7:30pm at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831 28th Ave., Surrey and a Funeral Service will be held on Friday, April 4, 2014 at 2:00pm at Good Shepherd Church 2250 150th Street, Surrey. Condolences may be offered at www.victoryfuneralcentre.ca Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre 604-536-6522
Suddenly on March 14, 2014, William (Bill) Sexsmith passed away in his 76th year. Predeceased by wives Patricia Sexsmith and Virginia Sexsmith. Survived by sons, David Sexsmith, Scott Sexsmith (Kim), Bill Shaw (Wendy) & Michael Shaw. Also survived by sisters Louise Tuffnail (Jack), Elaine Harris (Allan), Mary-Jane Glaser, Elaine Eccles (John) and brothers Robert Karn (Betty), James Karn (Marilyn). Grandsons Andrew Shaw (Megan), Matthew Shaw (Janice) and granddaughters Julie Shaw, Paige & Lyndsey Sexsmith. Great grandchild Jonathan. A career spanning 45 years, mostly in the Royal Canadian Navy, as well as Veteran related positions, Bill was also a Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion, holding several positions in both Ontario & BC Commands achieving 50 years of service. He will be missed by family and friends coast to coast. Memorial service to be held on April 4, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church, White Rock. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Heart & Stroke and the Cancer Society in Bill’s memory.
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WILLIAMSON, Douglas Keith Jan. 10, 1946 - Mar. 21, 2014 Doug slipped quietly away March 21 after suffering a stroke. He is survived by wife Linda, daughters Michelle and Karen, granddaughters Alanna and Cassidy as well as brothers Rob (Pat), Dan and their families. Thank you Dr. Sandra Derkach and staff at Peace Arch Hospital for your care and support. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation, BC and Yukon. A “Celebration of Life” will be held at “The Cherry Brook Park Clubhouse”, 1640 162nd Street, Surrey, BC on April 6, 2014, 1-4pm.
SEEKING WITNESSES Motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian and a black Lincoln 4 door SUV which occurred on December 18, 2013 at approx. 2:15 p.m. in the 15100 block of 16th Avenue (vehicle was exiting the Semiahmoo Shopping Centre parking area), Surrey, B.C. Please call collect: J. Craig Moulton - 604-531-2992
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109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
ENGINEER Langley Concrete requires an individual to expand our success and provide an elevated level of engineering support to our customers and engineering community. Applicants must have the ability to understand the technical aspects of pre - cast concrete products and with confidence present innovative and proven applications to engineers and other product specifiers and help develop and present effective marketing strategies to further the use of pre-cast concrete products in all aspects of underground civil infrastructure construction. The position entails working with established industry associations and public organizations with the goal of expounding our success in providing practical, long term solutions at the overall least cost for the construction of roads, storm & sanitary sewers, culverts and storm water treatment. Minimum Requirements; • Professional designation related to the Engineering discipline, preference given to Professional Engineer certification registered with APEGBC. • Exp. in structural engineering of civil construction products or projects. Assets; • Exp. in technical marketing to engineers, municipalities and governmental agencies. • Training or certification in Auto Cad applications. We offer; • Attractive Salary • Beneﬁts including extended health, life insurance, critical illness insurance, employee assistance program, etc. • Future personal growth and development program. Please send cover letter and resume to our Human Resources: mikejr@ langleyconcretegroup.com
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MCINTOSH Gardens will be opening Wednesday April 2 in South Surrey. Fresh grower direct bedding plants, geraniums, begonias, impatiens, hanging baskets, container gardens and much more. Top quality, great prices! 1264 176th Street, South Surrey
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Established in 1900 E.B. Horsman & Son is the only independently owned and operated electrical wholesaler in BC. We currently have full-time openings in our South Surrey Distribution Centre for:
MATERIALS HANDLERS (13.00 – 16.50/hour, DOE)
If you are experienced, reliable and quality driven this job is for you! R.F. scanning, shipping/receiving, and forklift experience is a strong asset. Please submit your resume to HR@ebhorsman.com or apply in person at 19295 25ave, Surrey BC. For more information contact Hannah at 778-545-4614 or visit our website at www.ebhorsman.com.
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. To join our team of professional drivers, email a detailed resume, current driver’s abstract and details of your truck to: email@example.com or Call 604-968-5488 or Fax: 604-587-9889 Only those of interest will be contacted. Van Kam is committed to Employment Equity and Environmental Responsibility.
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KIDS AND ADULTS NEEDED FOR CARRIER ROUTES Papers are delivered right to your door. No need to insert flyers either! Deliver 2x a week, after school, Tuesday and Thursday. Call the Circulation Department at 604 538-8223 ext. 14 or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org Route Number Boundaries Number of Papers 17002220 Buena Vista Ave, Finlay St, Lee St, Maple St, Roper Ave, Thrift Ave 71 17002218 Finlay St, Goggs Ave, Maple St, Russell Ave, Thrift Ave 67 18102501 129 St, 129A St, 129B St, 21A Ave, 21B Ave, 22 Ave, 22A Ave, 22B Ave, 24 Ave 93 18102502 130 St, 130A St, 131A St, 132 St, 22A Ave, 22B Ave, 23 Ave, 23A Ave, 24 Ave 62 18102514 136 St, 137 St, 137A St, 138 St,138A St, 139 St, 16 Ave, 17 Ave, 17A Ave, 18 Ave 162 18102525 132A St, 133 St, 134 St, 20 Ave, 20A Ave, 21 Ave, 21A Ave72 18103601 Agar St, Gardinier St, Gilley St, Kidd Rd 54 18103602 Beecher St, Gordon Ave, McBride Ave, McKenzie Ave, O’Hara Ln, Sullivan St, Taylor Ln 112 18103604 Bayview St, Beecher St, Crescent Rd, Gordon Ave, Maple St, McBride Ave, McKenzie Ave, O’Hara Ln 90 18103605 124 St, Cedar Dr, Crescent Dr, Dogwood Dr, Seacrest Dr 82 18103612 130 St, 32 Ave, 35 Ave, 35A Ave, Crescent Rd 104 18103617 134 St, 136 St, 25 Ave, 26 Ave, 27 Ave, 28 Ave 49 18103624 132 St, 133 St, 134 St, 25Ave, 26 Ave, 28 Ave 44 18103625 136 St, 137A St, 138 St, 138A St, 139 St, 31 Ave, 32 Ave, 33 Ave 79 18103626 132 St, 135A St, 28 Ave, Balsam Cres, Vine Maple Dr, Woodcrest Dr & Pl 70 18103627 Agar St, Dunsmuir Rd, Kidd Rd, McBride Ave, O’Hara Ln, Sullivan St 80 18103629 124 St, 124B St, 127A St, 128 St, 24 Ave, 25 Ave 92 18104722 141 St, 30 Ave, 30A Ave, 31A Ave 47 18107001 123 St, 124 St, 21A Ave, 22 Ave, Cove Pl, Harbourgreene Dr, Haven Pl 83 18107011 22B Ave, 24 Ave, Christopherson Rd 49 18200103 Canterbury Dr, Crosscreek Crt, Hampshire Crt, Lincoln Woods Crt 47 18511812 129B St, 130A St, 131 St, 131A St, 132 St, 60 Ave, 60A Ave, 61 Ave, 62 Ave 77
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• Short Order Cooks • Bowling Customer Service Staff Required for Sandcastle Bowl Bar & Grill. Must be energetic & enthusiastic team players. Previous experience is an asset. TRAINING PROVIDED!
JANITORIAL SERVICES REQUIRED
White Rock Legion Branch #8 is accepting applications for daily janitorial services. Must be bondable with references. Please contact: Gail @ 604-531-2422 or email@example.com for further info.
apprentice with experience.
Journeyman Painter Needed Is seeking a F/T JOURNEYMAN PAINTER Must have reliable vehicle. Excellent wage.
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PCL ENERGY - Now Hiring Journeyperson Pipefitters ($40+/hr) and Scaffolders ($38+/hr) For an industrial project in Vanscoy, SK. LOA of $145/day worked and bonuses! We offer competitive wages and benefits. Send resume to: email@example.com.
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You’ll never believe how many good buys we can pack into one place!
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Gala Volunteers Needed 2014 PARTNERS IN CARING GALA
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RELIABLE Cleaning Lady for White Rock/South Surrey area only. I have been cleaning for eight years and have a couple of available openings for local residents. Please call me if you have any questions. Natalie 778-294-1044
Residential ~ Commercial ~ Strata - Acreage Mowing - Lawn Mowing - Fertilizing Programs - Weeding - Pruning / Hedge Trimming - Leaf Clean-up - Garden Design - Yard renovations - WCB Insured
ALL JOBS Big or Small. Panels, lighting, plugs, fans, hot tubs, etc. Guaranteed work. Ph 604-539-0708 Cell 604-537-1773 (Lic. 26110)
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YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
D Inside/Outside Windows D Fully Insured/Licensed D Free Estimates - Seniors Disc. D Friendly - Dependable D Quality Work- Reasonable rates
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PENINSULA Window Washing Gutter Cleaning Pressure Washing
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We are currently recruiting for Strata Manager positions to care for our growing portfolio of strata clients, in both our Surrey and Vancouver Offices. Applicants must be Licensed Strata Managers with previous experience.
We are BC’s leading strata management ﬁrm and offer a competitive salary, beneﬁts plan, a positive work environment.
STRATA MANAGERS Baywest Management Corporation
CALL FRIENDLY BENJAMIN 604-230-7928
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Successful candidates will have: - strong people skills. - very good communication skills. - excellent computer literacy and systems skills. - ability to lead and serve our clients. - organization skills that allow them to respond to many directives in a timely fashion. - previous experience in strata management.
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A MAID 2 CLEAN
• Trailer Mechanic
F/T Tour Co-ordinator for White Rock Tour Co. Advance MS office & customer service skills required. Coordinate all aspects of overnight tours and other admin duties. Excellent organizational skills a must and event planning skills an asset. Email your resume to email@example.com No calls or drop-in please.
CONCRETE & PLACING
Stratas & Executive Homes Window & Gutter Cleaning WCB + Ins. Randy 604-341-5831
THIS AD APPEARS FIRST TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH
• Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic - Will accept 3rd & 4th year
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Call Joe for a free estimate (604) 530-9647
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Must have class 5 license & minimum grade 12. Start Immediately! Pension Plan & Extended Beneﬁts. Please e-mail mike@ megacranes.com or fax resume 604-599-5250
*Spring Clean *Pruning *Gardening *Garden/Shrub Removal *Fencing *Lawn Services. Call 604-597-8500 www.lawnranger1990.com SHINE LANDSCAPING firstname.lastname@example.org Call 778-688-3724 LAWNCUTTING & HEDGE TRIMMING, Aerating, Fertilizing & Liming. Summer Breeze Lawncutting Service Call Brian 604-318-2192
283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS Gutter & Roof Cleaning since 1982. WCB/Liability insurance. Call Simon for prompt service. 604-230-0627
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329 PAINTING & DECORATING
353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS
HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 372
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE
Homes & Condo’s Commercial Buildings Small Reno’s Drywall & Ceiling Repairs
LIFE FITNESS C3 Upright Bike. #1 brand in health clubs worldwide. Like new, rarely used. Exceptionally quiet, with heart rate monitor, and multiuser programmable console. Retail price $1784.00, will sell for $1200.00 firm.
RENE’S SPRAY & BRUSH PAINTING
778-855-5361 .A East West Roofing & Siding Co. Repairs, new roofs, torching, gutter services. 10% off. 604-783-6437
~ PRO PAINTERS ~ INTERIOR / EXTERIOR Quality Work, Free Estimates
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
Member of Better Business Bureau
D Conversion from Cedar to Asphalt, Shingles, Fiberglass D 30, 40, 50 year Warranty. D WCB, BBB, Liability Ins. Free Estimates. Call Gary 604-599-5611 or Visit www.bestbusyboysroofing.com
SAWMILLS from only $4,897 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800566-6899 Ext:400OT.
Deck Experts Specializing in all Decking, Railings & Outdoor Living GVHBA Member 604.626.7100
STEEL BUILDINGS/METAL BUILDINGS 60% OFF! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-457-2206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca.
CANE CORSO MASTIFF - pure bred pups, shots, dewormed, vet checked. Call 604-826-7634 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866
REAL ESTATE 625
DO YOU LOVE DOGS? We need loving foster homes for med.-lrg. sized dogs. 604.583.4237
Only 3 years/old with granite countertops & a huge livingroom.
FOR SALE BY OWNER 1 Bedroom Condo located in downtown CLOVERDALE
.Hayden Painting 778-229-0236 Family Owned & Operated Ryan 778.229.0236
JUNK REMOVAL By RECYCLE-IT! 604.587.5865 www.recycleitcanada.ca
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.
FIREARMS. All types wanted, estates, collections, single items, military. We handle all paperwork and transportation. Licensed Dealer. 1.866.960.0045 www.dollars4guns.com.
Chihuahua pups, playful, M/F, family raised, vet check, 1st shots, avail now. $600/$650. 604-794-5844
Running this ad for 10yrs
.COM Seniors Discount RELIABLE, SERVICE 7 days a week
CALL ROGER 604-
A Gas Fitter ✭ Plumber RENOS & REPAIRS Excellent price on Hot Water Tanks Furnace, Boilers, Plumbing Jobs & Drain Cleaning
$155,800. Call Gary 778-855-7140 Entlebucher/Swiss Mtn pups, short-hair, family raised, gentle, vet chck, 1st shots, dewormed. $1200 each. 604-795-7662. GERMAN SHEPHERD Pups & young adults. Quality German & Czech bloodlines. 604-856-8161.
ITALIAN MASTIFF (Cane Corso)
✭ 604-312-7674 ✭
But Dead Bodies!! 20 YARD BINS AVAILABLE We Load or You Load !
FIXIT PLUMBING & HEATING H/W Tanks, Reno’s, Boilers, Furn’s. Drain Cleaning. Ins. (604)596-2841
604.220.JUNK(5865) Serving Metro Vancouver Since 1988
10% OFF if you Mention this AD! *Plumbing *Heating *Reno’s *More Lic.gas fitter. Aman: 778-895-2005
922 SQ.FT 2 Bdr. 2 Bath. Quiet condo at 5 corners in White Rock. Walk to beach or farmers market. Partial ocean view from 300 sq. ft. patio. Transit nearby. No age restrictions, rentals and one pet OK. Move in condition. Asking price $325/sq.ft. below assessment. Available immediately. For viewing pls. call or text 604-538-1811. RETIREES! 2-year old luxury 50+ Townhome, 2200 square feet open concept, 18 foot fireplace & ceiling leading to spacious loft master suite with upper views; fenced deck/patio on deep forested berm, 3 bed, 4 bath, finished basement, media room, crown molding, granite, shaker cabinets throughout. Electrolux stainless steel. $625,000. Email:email@example.com to view; 778-292-1479.
P/B blue males & females. Ready to go. 1st shots & tails/dew claws done. ULTIMATE FAMILY GUARDIAN Pet homes. $1000. 604-308-5665
HOMES WANTED We Buy Homes BC • All Prices • All Situations • • All Conditions • www.webuyhomesbc.com 604-657-9422
LAB PUPPIES. Chocolate, golden, black. 6 weeks. Ready. Mission area. $600. Norm 604-814-0706
1 & 2 Bedrooms Well maintained Concrete High Rise in White Rock close to shopping.
Swimming Pool & All Amenities.
White Rock 1 & 2 Bdrm Suites Hot Water & U/G Parking Incl
Call 604-536-8499 www.cycloneholdings.ca
Call: 604-247-2639 ext 242 Email: Zenterraads@gmail.com
Family housing 1851 Southmere Crescent E. 2 bdrm apartments starting from $899/mo. incl. heat. Pet friendly, near all amenities. Community garden.
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MURRAYVILLE 2 Bdrm + den gr/lvl, 1500 sq/ft, 2 baths, priv ent, gas f/p, all appli’s. NS/NP. $1500 incl utils. Suit mature couple. 604-534-1619, 604-809-9291.
WHITE ROCK area: Spac 1 bdrm & den suite. Walk to malls, bus, rest; large deck. In-ste lndry. $1200/mo incl gas. N/P, N/S. 604-531-9457.
S. SURREY new L. bsmt. 1 bdr. + den, full bath, W/D. $850/m incld. all. N/p, n/s. 778-859-1228
WHITE ROCK SUNSET VILLA
1 Bdrm. w/ D/W & Gas F/P Large balcony. Concrete building.
$900 incls. HEAT & H/W. 1 block from Semiahmoo Mall. Available Immediately!
Call for appt to view 604.541.6276
WHITE ROCK. 15506 Buena Vista. 1 bdrm + den, shared w/d. $950 elec/gas incl. Suits quiet indiv. N/S N/P. Phone 604-250-0017. White Rock bright lrg g/lvl 1Bdr, lots of closets, 4app, newer flrs/bthrm Ns/np. Apr 1. $800. 604-318-1188 WHITE ROCK central 1bdrm, share w/d, incl utils/cable/net, f/p, priv ent, patio, prkg, clean & quiet. Ns/np. Suits one. $850/mo. 604-535-6622.
MALABAR AVE, WHITEROCKS BEST FAMILY AREA. Updated 2200 sq. ft. 2 level family home with very private yard, steps to beach, gleaming hardwood floors, 2 fireplaces, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, separate studio suite included, garage. April 15th. $2400. No smoking. Call Chris 604-644-3719
Service to fridges, stoves, washers, dryers & dishwashers. Reasonable. Also Appliance Removal Call Mark (604)536-9092
WHITE ROCK Ocean View 15307 Columbia Ave 3 bd, 3 ba, 2 kitchen Appls incl $2300 NS. 604-536-1525
GARAGE SALES 696
POWER WASHING since 1982. WCB/Liability insurance. Call Simon for prompt service. 604-230-0627
HUGE ANNUAL CLOVERDALE HILLTOP Aluminum patio cover, sunroom, railing and vinyl. 604-521-2688 www.PatioCoverVancouver.com
GARAGE SALES Sat April 5th 9-NOON OVER 50 SEPARATE SALES!
20 Acres. $0 Down, Only $119/mo. Owner Financing, NO CREDIT CHECKS! Near El Paso, Texas. Beautiful Mountain Views! Money Back Guarantee. Call 866-8825263 Ext. 81 www.sunsetranches.net
maps provided at corner of 60 Ave & 186 St and on our website www.Tony-Z.com
POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE
* RAIN or SHINE *
Call Ian 604-724-6373
329 PAINTING & DECORATING
2005 Chevy Colorada Z71 P/U, quad cab, 4 cyl 5 sp, black on black $6000 obo. 604-347-0061 aft 6pm
Need A Vehicle! Guaranteed Auto Loan. Apply Now, 1.877.680.1231 www.UapplyUdrive.ca
SPRING SUPER SPECIAL SALE Gutter windows skylights siding for $350. (under 2500sf) We use soap to shine your house. Taking care of your property since 2000. People love our Service. WCB Insured 604-861-6060
TRUCKS & VANS
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RUBBISH REMOVAL Almost for free!
• DIFFICULTY SELLING? •
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673
CRESCENT BEACH. Short term. Beautiful, priv. executive furnished home. Sunny 1/3 acre. May - Oct. (flex). N/S. $2850. 604-538-8768.
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE
HOMES FOR RENT
.Russells Rubbish Removal 604-787-7355 White Rock / South Surrey
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL #1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200
Difﬁculty Making Payments? No Equity? Expired Listing? Penalty? We Take Over Payments! No Fees! www.GVCPS.ca / 604-786-4663
LAB X PUPS, very eager, ready to go. $500. Call/text 604-845-3972 Chwk.
WHITE ROCK: Exec 3 bdrm, fabulous ocean view. Cls to beach & town. Inc util, off road pkg space. $2800/mo.Avail now. 604-560-2735
2010 CIKIRA CLASSIC CRUISER Trailer. 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
OCEAN PARK 1 bdrm + den in mint cond, nice location, quiet area, suit single prof. W/D, gas f/p. ns/np. $800 incl utils. 604-356-3418
WHITE ROCK clean, bright, 1 Bdrm ste avail June 1st. Ocean view, 1 year lease req’d. $820/mo + $410 security dep. NS/NP (604)360-1403
CARS - DOMESTIC
639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES
LAB / SHEPHERD puppies Best of both breeds Vet checked,1st shots. $500 Ready soon 604-826-3063
ROOMS FOR RENT
OCEAN PARK lrg bdrm, up, furn., sink, lndry. $485. Now. ns/np. Sml portion hydro/gas. 604-535-5953.
WHITE ROCK - Central 1 bdrm. Walk to mall & bus. Quiet, adult oriented. N/S, N/P $830/mo. incls. heat/hot water, prkg. 604-535-3585
2005 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 130k kms, Leather, Power Everything. 604-385-4082. $6900.
1455 Fir St WHITE ROCK 1 Bdrm suite avail now Heat & hot wtr incl. Swimming pool & rec room On site mgr
Zenterra Business Centre Brand New Office Space located in South Surrey FREE PARKING Fully Furnished with Access to 12 Person Boardroom. Walking distance to ALL Amenities. The Shops at Morgan Crossing. Internet, Telephone, all Utilities included in Low monthly rent. Full Time Receptionist for greeting your clients.
SOMERSET GARDENS (S. Sry)
WALK-in ground suite with two bedrooms, fully furnished kitchen,laundry, dishwasher, separate entrance, 1200 sq. ft space. Utilities, internet, tv, included. $1,150 per month. Country woods, South Surrey. 604787-7821
Call 536-5639 to view & for rates
Quiet community oriented living.
3388 Rosemary Hts Cres. Surrey, ground floor office/retail unit 526 sq ft.; 2nd floor office spaces from 220 sq ft. to 859 sq ft. in quiet Rosemary area.
UTILITIES INCLUDED. NS/NP
Phone 604 859-7270 (evenings)
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HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper?
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STOP RENTING! RENT TO OWN! No Qualifications! Flexible Terms! CLOVERDALE - 60th and 176th Spacious 1 Bedroom Condo. Only $880/mo. Option Fee Req’d 604-657-9422
WHITE ROCK. 2 Bdrm Walk to mall/bus. $1195 inc heat / h.water, washer/dryer Adult oriented. NS/NP 604-536-9565 / 604-765-9565.
BNSF Railway Public Notice In order to maintain the safe and efficient functioning of train operations, BNSF Railway will be conducting their Spring 2014 vegetation management program on the tracks and ballast areas within the City of White Rock during the week of April 8 to 11. The exact timing will be dependent on weather and track availability. 48 hours prior to treatment, Treatment Notices will be posted at all public and road accesses to the proposed treatment areas advising of the date and time of treatments. Precautions to minimize exposure to herbicides and contact information will be contained on the Treatment Notices. For further information about this notice, please contact:
Stuart Craig, SMC Consulting, Agent for BNSF, at: Phone: (250) 492-6193 • E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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