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By Kevin Diakiw made it clear she would serve no longer than three terms. Looking as relaxed as she has in She is coming to the end of that years, Surrey Mayor self-imposed time limit. Dianne Watts sat in the As to where she’ll be meditation room of her going next, she insists Cloverdale home and she’s unsure. said what many pre“I don’t know what’s dicted, but none have around the corner,” she been able to confirm says. “It’s just a new chapuntil now. ter. I find that settling.” “I’m not running for The room she sits in mayor this fall,” Watts was once a home office told Black Press in an where she burned the interview last week, two midnight oil on civic days before making her business. formal announcement at It’s now been stripped the grand opening of the Dianne Watts of the desk; the only piece new city hall. of furniture remaining Her reason for leaving is a large meditation chair. Buddha is simple, she said. From the time she was elected See CLOSE OF A CHAPTER / Page 5 mayor in 2005, Watts said she has

Ferrari driver clocked at 100 km/h over limit By Jennifer Lang A 49-year-old Langley man told police he was just “testing” his Ferrari when it was clocked last Saturday in Surrey going more than 100 km/h over the posted limit. The man was pulled over without incident by the Fraser Valley Integrated Road Safety Unit as the vehicle was traveling southbound on 176 Street and 32 Avenue. Officers were surprised to discover a child in the car. What’s more, the driver was aware it was the same intersection that was the scene of a horrific crash last April that claimed five members of the same family. “He remembered that crash,” said Cpl. Robert McDonald of “E” Division RCMP traffic services. The man told police he’d purchased the

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grey 2005 Ferrari F30 a few days earlier and was “just testing it out,” McDonald said. The driver was fined $483 – the maximum penalty under the Motor Vehicle Act for excessive speed – and the vehicle was impounded for a week. The incident occurred at 6:50 p.m. April 19, nearly a year to the week after a Dodge Caravan ran a red light and collided with a northbound car, claiming the lives of three generations of the same family. A sixth person later died in hospital. Recently, there have been a number of incidents involving drivers in high-end cars traveling at excessive speeds, but this one seems “extreme,” McDonald said. The time of day, the speed, the fact that there was a child in the vehicle, and the location make this incident even more

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Confessions of a bad friend B

ack in the day (not really all that long ago) I used to be quite the social butterfly. My little wings were always aflutter 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 are far and few in between. 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 defense 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. The idea of wearing anything other than pajamas after 6 p.m. and a Scrunchy – yes, I actually still own one – just seemed like way too much 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 ill-fitting 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. For the sake of salvaging my remaining friendships and my own personal sanity, I do attempt to squeeze into those wings from time-to-time. I’m pretty lucky in

that I get to go out online, even if it’s just more than most moms a comment on a status, thanks to this blogging like or a ‘retweet.’ Howgig and a very underever, I know that any standing husband. digital connection runs The difference is a high risk of being disthat now there’s a dark connected. cloud that hangs overI’m sure I’ve been ‘unhead – a reminder followed,’ ‘unliked’ and of the early morning forgotten in cyberspace and the inevitable “I by many fed-up friends. Kristyl Clark wants,” the “She hit I don’t hold it against me’s,” and the “I’m them. bored’s” that certainly won’t take a Still, a good handful of pals break just because mommy is tired stand by, accepting our brief interor suffering from the “wine flu.” action as sporadic as it is, not takI’m not saying I’ve become a ing my ‘indifference’ personally  – hermit – actually, I’m more social or so I hope. than ever before. My children and I take comfort in knowing that I have long conversations about the the old adage of “at every age, meaning of life – mostly involving there is a stage” isn’t just meant for the characters in the film Frozen – kids,  it’s for us parents, too. and there are plenty of play dates It may not be tomorrow or even on our calendar. next year, but one day when I’m Heck, I even still like to min- not cocooning on the couch, covgle... well, from the comfort of ered in Spaghettios and a cuddly my couch, behind the safety of a preschooler or two, I’ll be  a good screen. friend again. Maybe even a butCoffee dates have been replaced terfly. with Facebook chats. And Twitter Until then, just know you’re in has become a great place to rub el- my thoughts and my news feed. bows and network without having – Kristyl Clark writes monthly for Black to put on lipstick or pants. Press and founded the blogazine She’s I’m great at making an effort A Valley Mom.

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EXHIBITIONS FAKES & FORGERIES Can you spot the difference between clever fakes and real artifacts? Learn how to tell authentic pieces from sly forgeries with this interactive exhibit. From the Royal Ontario Museum. On display February 11 to Is this a genuine ancient Greek terra-cotta figurine? May 24.   KOMAGATA MARU: 100 YEARS LATER Personalized through image, sound and video, this exhibit tells the social story of the Komagata Maru–a steamship carrying 376 passengers from Punjab, India that was refused entry into British Columbia by Canadian immigration officers in 1914. The exhibit marks the beginning of a year-long project with partners across the Lower Mainlalnd to commemorate the centennial of this episode. On display February 11 to July 12.   PROGRAMS MAKE BELIEVE BIRTHDAY PARTIES Celebrate your birthday with the Surrey Museum! Invite your friends then choose one of our fun themes: Trains, Pirates, Ancient Egypt, Classic Greek Mythology, or Medieval Europe. Must pre-book at 604-592-6956. Saturdays, 2:00pm-4:00pm. $13.50 per child, birthday child is free.   SHEEP TO SHAWL May 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come to the Surrey Museum to cheer on local spinning and weaving teams as they participate in this traditional competition.

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First, but Hepner was tight-lipped about it on Thursday. “I told you, you will be the first to know,” Hepner said. Coun. Barinder Rasode, who left Surrey First earlier this month, told Black Press she would run for mayor if Watts was stepping aside. Rasode said Saturday, this day is about honouring the mayor. “Today is about recognizing Mayor Dianne Watts and all

the excellent work she’s done,” Rasode said. As to when she’ll make her plans public, she would only say “there willl come a time very soon to have that conversation.” Couns. Bruce Hayne and Tom Gill also said they would consider running for mayor if the seat is vacant. Coun. Judy Villeneuve said she hasn’t given it any thought. And Coun. Mary Martin said that she would absolutely not consider

a mayoral run, saying she’s focusing on running with Surrey First as a councillor. As for Watts, she’s going to stay out of the sticky end of politics this fall, and focus on being mayor for the next seven months. She has mixed emotions about leaving municipal government. “It feels like the close of a chapter,” she says, “but in the same respect, I will miss it.”

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the slate will be chosen by all elected members of Surrey First, but Watts says she’s absenting herself from the vote. As president of the slate, she says she will be at the table, and will help to get the chosen person elected. But that will be done as a back-room supporter, not as part of a public campaign. Speculation has it that Coun. Linda Hepner is getting the nod from Surrey

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and alcohol treatment centres, mental health facilities and a child advocacy centre. She says she, her colleagues and city staff have done a lot to bring the city forward in the last nine years. “There’s been a collective vision, an ability to move beyond petty politics, and we’ve taken the city from a residential suburb to the second metropolitan core in the region.” She notes that has been done not by thinking outside the box, “we did it without a box.” Whoever takes the mayoral position in the general civic election on Nov. 15 will still have some work to do, Watts says. Moving into the future as one of the country’s fastest-growing cities has inherent challenges, she says, not the least of which are transportation, building on the city’s infrastructure and expanding on

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With no mayoral incumbent, could he win that position? Or is he satisfied with a run for city councillor? There’s also a widely held belief that former Coun. Judy Higginbotham might return to the civic scene. She’s got

good name recognition and might do well in the polls. The abiding question is, does she have an appetite for the mayor’s chair? And could she win it? No matter how it shakes out, this is going

to be one of the most exciting elections Surrey has seen in decades. Stay tuned to www. cloverdalereporter.com. We will be bringing you up to date coverage as it becomes available.

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Heritage railway powers up again Thousands more passengers expected in 2014 By Jennifer Lang The volunteers who operate Cloverdale’s heritage railway are getting ready to welcome the first passengers of the season. And if all goes according to plan, restored Interurban Car 1225 will pull out of Cloverdale Station with its first paying customers of the year on May 11 – Mother’s Day. The electric-powered heritage railway launched weekend passenger operations last June, making good on the dream of returning a working Interurban to the original line through Surrey. More than 5,000 passengers climbed aboard for the trip to Sullivan Station and back, and many more visitors are expected this year, according to Allen Aubert, secretary of the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society. The 55-minute train ride appeals to multiple generations, from little kids taking their first ride on the rails to seniors and retirees who remember riding the Interurban as kids. Aubert said the replica 1910 passenger station, located at the foot of 176A Street south of Hwy 10, has been the

focus of intense preparations this spring. The grounds have been spruced up as part of a landscaping project designed by Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s horticulture department. Sponsors BC Hydro, Scotiabank Cloverdale, and Potter’s Nursery have also helped out. The centrepiece is a new, paved pathway connecting Cloverdale Station to the car barn. The path includes an optimal viewpoint that’s bound to be a hit with shutterbugs. New this year will be a speeder ride and car barn tour for just $5. There will be guided tours every hour. Passenger service begins Sunday, May 11 and operates Saturdays and Sundays to Oct. 13. Cloverdale Station will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets $10. No advance sales. Trains run at 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:45 p.m., and 3 p.m. – subject to availability of the track, which is used by the Southern Railway of B.C. Passengers are advised to call ahead or check the society’s website before heading to Cloverdale Station; Aubert said there were

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BREAKFAST WITH THE BANK A fundraiser for the Surrey Food Bank, Friday, May 2 at the Bombay Banquet Hall, 7475 135 Street, Surrey, from 7-8 a.m. sharp. Join us in seeding the future in one hour of inspiration and information about the Surrey Food Bank. Free continental breakfast. Pledge your support to people like you and I, who struggle with life’s greatest challenges. For more information or to attend, contact your table captain or Katrina Albert at 604581-5443. Surreyfoodbank.org. FREE GIVEAWAY Clothes2U will be giving away, clothes, toys, linens, books, diapers,footwear, personal/ household items FREE to those in need, male/female, babies to seniors. Sat. May 3, at Zion Lutheran Church gym, 5950 179 St., in Cloverdale. For more information, to volunteer or donate, please visit www. clothes2u.ca or call 604-857-4617.

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By Jennifer Lang On a quiet Wednesday afternoon in the cosy library at East Kensington Heritage School in Surrey, a 210-pound English mastiff named Leroy is draped across the floor, snoring loudly. A boy curled up by his hefty haunch reads out loud from a storybook. Close at hand, Leroy’s handler, B.J. Novak, offers quiet prompts when the human reader hesitates. The boy, Kaylem Mercer, is in Grade 1, and doesn’t seem to mind that his furry companion might be drifting off. Leroy’s calm, contented bulk is reassuring. Seconds later, Leroy shifts position and starts pawing at the book, eager for a pat or a cuddle. Kaylem’s single-minded focus is admirable. Unfamiliar words are sounded out, and the story proceeds. In spite of his bulk, Leroy is practically still a puppy. But at just 14 months, he’s only days away from formally certifying as a registered therapy dog. Fleetham, his handler, lives on rural acreage in

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facing the dog. Others lie on the floor, leaning back, using the dog as a cushion. The dog’s presence

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him focused long enough to get through a book, that’s wonderful,” she said, adding Otto looks forward to his Wednesday sessions. “It’s just being focused in a positive atmosphere where he wants to carry on,” she said. “It’s wonderful.” According to Kindergarten/Grade 1 teacher Angie Witzel, the children benefit from reading to someone who is supportive and won’t criticize them. “It’s that freedom to just read,” she said, adding it’s also a novelty, and works as a positive reward. Reading isn’t the only reason Fleetham and her therapy dogs have been invited to the school. “It’s also for kids

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without pets, who can learn not to be fearful of dogs,” Witzel said. The one-on-one sessions also seem to benefit a student who has a rare genetic disorder that makes her shy around dogs, but also prone to verbal outbursts. When school’s out, Fleetham and her stable of therapy dogs guest star at summer camps for the BC SPCA, teaching children how to avoid getting bitten by dogs, among other tips.

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Krossing, who has written many books for kids and teens (Take the Stairs, The Yo-Yo Prophet), will be at the library from 11:15 to 11:15 a.m. May 8. It’s one of four stops at Surrey Libraries as part of TD Canadian Children’s Book Week, a celebration of children’s love of books that’s promoting literacy. – Cloverdale Reporter

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‘Money Man’ Marino lives up to his nickname, off to Canadian driving nationals

Contributed Driver/trainer Jim Marino indicated to me that his past weekend at Fraser Downs was one of the best weekends of his racing career. On Friday night (April 25), Jim lived up to his nickname that former track announcer Rick Uppal gave him: “The Money Man Marino.” Jim won both of the $25,000 Sire Stake Finals and one of the $75,000 finals. He also captured the $15,000 Open race on the card.  The Money Man’s horses earned over $76,000 on the night for various owners. During the week I was quoted as saying that if any of the B.C. drivers finished in the top two of the Standardbred Canada Western Region Drivers Challenge, they would have to do it on sheer talent.  Of the four B.C. drivers (Bill Davis, John Chappell, Jim Marino and Scott Knight) I thought Davis had the best chance and Marino with the least chance.  After the seventh leg of the contest, Alberta Driver Brandon Campbell had cinched the championship with three wins, but four drivers had a chance to finish second going in to the ninth and final leg.  Earlier in the week, after looking at the program, the Money Man stated Pureform Olym-

CELTIC NIGHT Tartan Pride Highland Dance Team hosts a night of Celtic fun and entertainment. This year, we will also celebrate the 20th anniversary of the team, from the Joan Murray School of Dance in Cloverdale. Saturday, May 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at Cloverdale Catholic ParishHall, 17475 59 Avenue. All ages. Blackthorn and the Vancouver Police Pipe Band will be guest performers. Tickets at 604576-1619 or tpride@shaw. ca.

Good luck, Jim, and Brandon Campbell, you will be great ambassadors for Western Canada.

Last Saturday wrapped up this part of the Fraser Downs harness race season. The next live race day is

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pia (12-1 morning line) had “no chance”, but I guess “sheer talent” came through and with the win, Marino edged Gerry Hudon by one point to finish second in the championship and earn a spot to the national championship in PEI in August.

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QUATSINO First Nation is seeking the services of a Band Administrator to oversee all band programs and band related business. PostSecondary education in Business Management, Human Resources or related fields is a preference. A minimum (3) years experience in administration, human resources or related field or setting is required. Please direct any questions and/or your cover letter, resume complete with 3 references, and a criminal record check to: Attn: Rob Cahill 305 Quattishe Rd. Coal Harbour, BC V0N 1K0 Tel: 250-949-6245 Fax: 250-949-6249 Email: kakotlatsi@rocketmail.com

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MOVING & STORAGE

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A & B Holdings Inc. dba A & S Meat & Poultry located at 12827 76 Ave #105, Surrey, BC V3W 2V3 seeks to hire 1 Assistant Manager. Min. high school graduate, previous retail or whole experience, workable spoken English is required. Duties incl. managing store, customer relations, inventory control , hiring new employees etc. Wage is $18.00/hr and working hours are 40 hrs/per wk Email your resume to: asmeats127@gmail.com

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RECREATIONAL

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