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By KURT LANGMANN Aldergrove Star
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Cassidy Buchanan (in white jersey) of the Aldergrove Lightning U-12 Girls splits the defense of Langley United Saturday at Aldergrove Athletic Park.
Arson ‘targets’ Aldergrove home By MONIQUE TAMMINGA Aldergrove Star
An Aldergrove home was the scene of an arson on Sunday morning, said police. Around 4 a.m., a passerby called 911 after seeing the side of a home on fire in the 2500 block of 272 Street. “When we arrived the siding was burning,” said Township assistant fire chief Bruce Ferguson. “Our axes and fire hoses woke up the people inside.”
Langley RCMP have been investigating and said there isn’t reason for alarm after the suspicious fire. “This wasn’t a random act, it was targeted to this home,” said Cpl. Ali Mirza. Police have their sights on two males as possible suspects in the blaze. The investigation is active and ongoing, said Mirza. The residents of the home, who managed to escape without injury, told police they don’t know anyone who
would target them. Around $10,000 damage was done to the home. Fire investigators had taped off the house and were investigating Sunday. Police are still hoping to speak to anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in and around the time of the fire. Anyone with information that could help police is asked to call Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200. To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
More than 130 people filled the Aldergrove Legion Hall on Monday, to hear the Langley-Aldergrove federal election candidates speak. Three party candidates from the NDP, Greens and Liberals were questioned primarily on senior citizen issues, although the Libertarian and Conservative candidates were conspicuously absent from the event. The meeting was co-hosted by a number of local seniors’ organizations, and moderated by retired Langley Times editor Frank Bucholtz. Incumbent Conservative candidate Mark Warawa was unable to attend due to other commitments, according to Bucholtz, but there was no explanation for Libertarian Lauren Southern’s absence. Liberal hopeful Leon Jensen opened the proceedings by stating that, “The present government has not been honest and Canada’s international reputation is not what it used to be.” Noting that he had recently retired after 40 years service with the military, Jensen said, “”Justin Trudeau is just what we need.” Green hopeful Simmi Dhillon said “Langley is where I chose to raise a family nine years ago,” and while she had seen many changes in that time here she hoped to see the community grow in a positive fashion.
NDP hopeful Margot Sangster described herself as an “advocate for seniors to stay in their homes as long as possible” and for providing long-term care services when that time of life comes. “(NDP leader Thomas) Mulcair is the man we can trust to undo the damage (Prime Minister Stephen) Harper and the Liberals have done.” All three candidates pledged to reinstate 65 as the age of retirement for full pension benefits and to expand the Canada Pension Plan to help the more than 11,700 seniors in Langley, who on average live on $24,000 a year in pensions. Housing and health care were among the most important issues cited by those who stepped up to the microphone to question the candidates. Dhillon said the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation “needs to do more, provide access to grants, and the local community, builders need to contribute more to infrastructure and adaptable housing.” Noting that “too many people are priced out of home ownership,” Jensen said a Liberal government would provide $125 million in tax incentives to finance construction of new housing.” “Canada needs a bill asserting housing as a right,”
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Three Langley-Aldergrove candidates promise ‘change FROM FRONT:
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Federal election candidates Margot Sangster (NDP), Simmi Dhillon (Green) and Leon Jensen (Liberal) took questions from the public at a two-hour all-candidates meeting Monday, Oct. 5 at the Aldergrove Legion. Retired Langley Times editor Frank Bucholtz (at left) moderated the meeting and Libertarian Lauren Southern and Conservative Mark Warawa were no-shows.
asserted Sangster, promising that an NDP government would provide $2 billion for housing co-ops by 2020. All three agreed that Canada needs a new health care strategy to replace the Romanow Commission’s Health Accord, which expired in 2014. In response to a question about changing the present “First-past-thepost” electoral system, all three expressed a desire for a more representative system. Jensen pointed out that, “60 per cent of the 60 per cent who voted
chose our previous MP. That’s 36 per cent who voted for our representative who doesn’t have the decency to show up at this meeting.” On the issue of the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, the candidates questioned the validity of the regulatory processes, although Dhillon went a bit further, saying, “Kinder Morgan is not coming through here.” One questioner noted that unless voters “vote together for a different government we’ll see the same MP elected again. I like all three of you but who do I vote for, give me
reasons why I should vote for you.” Dhillon replied that “the Greens are the only party that mandates that we speak for you, the constituents.” Sangster said she has a track record of “working hard for over 30 years, I’m educated and experienced, and Mulcair is the best leader. The NDP has not been given the opportunity to govern this country; give us a shot.” Jensen said the Liberals “will not vote against the Charter of Rights... and we will keep our promises. Look and see who will make real change.”
Zoo receives conservation award By KURT LANGMANN Aldergrove Star
Aldergrove’s Greater Vancouver Zoo has received the Peter Karsten Conservation Award from Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums (CAZA), in acknowledgement of its conservation efforts for the Western Painted Turtles. This award recognizes an individual or institutional achievement in the field of conservation. Applications are encouraged for projects in the fields of conservation education, “green” operations, habitat preservation, species restoration or support for biodiversity. For the past three years the Greater Vancouver Zoo and its partners have established a successful “head start” program with the goal of rearing and releasing individuals with an increased chance of survival, increasing population numbers and creating self-sustaining populations at historical and restored sites
Andrea Gielens, wildlife biologist, releasing turtles back into the wild. Photo below: transmitters placed for tracking purposes. Turtle Recovery Team and supported by site assessments pre-release as well as continued monitoring and habitat restoration. The releasing of some of the only remaining pond turthrough captive breeding and tles in B.C., Western Painted Turtles, back to the wild are head starting. The head started animals have grown from 73 hatchlings are released at targeted popu- in 2013 to 120 hatchlings last lation recovery sites deter- year. About 130 hatchlings mined by the Western Painted slated for release in 2016.
“There is very little known about hatchling and juvenile turtle behaviours, movements and habitat needs, and this data will help to inform both this species’ conservation as well as many related species and turtles in general,” says Andrea Gielens , wildlife biologist. Gielens is a respected biologist who has worked with the zoo’s animal care department for the past 10 years, on both the endangered Oregon Spotted Frogs and Western Painted Turtles conservation projects. According to the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC), the Pacific Coast population of the Western Painted Turtle is listed as endangered, while the Intermountain - Rocky Mountain population is listed as special concern. A short supply of suitable habitats due to urban development, drainage of wetlands, forestry, road building, and other human activities are a limiting fac-
Tess Zhang, zoo vice president, Barbara Lafresnaye, education and tour manager, and Jody Henderson, general manager, accepting the Peter Karsten Conservation Award. tor for this species and other ity, competition from invasive freshwater turtles. species, slow to mature, reproThe Western Painted Turtle duce at most every second is named after the bright yel- year, and lay only one clutch low stripes on its head, neck, per year. What to do if you see tail and legs, and the glowing these turtles in the wild? Keep red on its plastron (shell cov- your distance, do not move ering the belly) and under- them or take wild turtle’s edge of its carapace (shell cov- home as pets. Be careful not to ering the back). They can grow trample on turtle nest sites. to over a foot in length, and The Greater Vancouver can often been seen basking in Zoo is very grateful and thankareas completely surrounded ful for the continued support by water to avoid predators. of the Western Painted Turtle Why should we help the Recovery Program from the coastal population of turtles? Wildlife Preservation Canada Loss of habitat, poor nesting (www.wildlifepreservation. sites, increased road mortal- ca).
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The officer in charge of the Langley RCMP detachment, Supt. Murray Power, told Township council that Langley is in the “middle of the pack” when compared to other Metro municipal crime rates. stranger walking down the streets,” Power said. Property theft remains a “frustrating” problem, however, he said. Mail theft in the Langleys is up 90 per cent from the previous year, but Power said the number of incidents has begun to subside as Canada Post replaces
community mail boxes with new, sturdier models that are harder to steal from. “I have to give some kudos to Canada Post,” Power said. Auto theft is up 34 per cent and theft from autos is up 26 per cent, the result of an “alarming” regional crime wave across the entire Lower Mainland, Power said. “They’re stealing cars to go from community to community to commit crimes.” There has also been a recent spike in business break-and-enters, a trend that Power thinks isn’t the work of the usual Langley-based suspects. “I have a suspicion that we have visitors,” Power said. Home invasions are down 45 per cent from the previous year and down by 14 per cent over the last five years. “That’s a direct result of law enforcement by police putting certain people away for significant periods of times,” Power said.
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On Saturday, Oct. 3, Muriel Arnason Library and the Township of Langley celebrated their 12th annual Diwali, or Festival of Lights. About 550 people participated in this colourful event and enjoyed henna art, crafts, face painting, Indian classical dance and music, displays and food, in a festive atmosphere. Arno Kamolika, a Bharatanatyam dancer (at left) from Mandala Arts and Culture, performed a beautiful Indian classical dance. Children painted diyas or clay lamps, created lanterns, and did a variety of crafts. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Langley was a ‘sea of orange’ By MONIQUE TAMMINGA Aldergrove Star
It was a sea of orange last Wednesday, as students, teachers and administrators donned the bright coloured shirts to honour the children who survived Indian residential school and remember those who didn’t on Sept. 30. Assemblies were held, and members of the Kwantlen First Nation spoke to students at several schools across the district explaining about what happened at residential schools and the reconciliation process underway. Former Langley school trustee
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dents and then spoke to the large group of students. That school was a sea of orange, as were almost every other elementary, middle and secondary school in Langley. Dozens of pictures can be found on Twitter at #orangesd35 On Thursday, Oct. 8, the Aboriginal Enhancement Agreement will be signed at the Kwantlen Community Centre. Langley will be the 111th school district to sign the historic agreement that will incorporate Aboriginal culture and history into the new B.C. curriculum.
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It is the scariest kind of real-life Halloween story, but this one has a happy ending. A few years ago, a little girl was out trick or treating in Langley when the unthinkable happened: her costume came into contact with a jack-o-lantern and the candle inside set the material on fire. She was only five years old, but when the flames started consuming her clothes, the child knew exactly what to do: she stopped immediately, dropped to the ground, covered her face with her hands, and rolled over and over to put out the flames. While she had quite the scare, the young girl wasn’t injured, thanks to information she learned and practiced with Township of Langley firefighters. The stop, drop, and roll technique is taught to local school children by the Fire Department, along with other fire safety information, and Public Fire and Life Safety Educator Krista Barton said it is really rewarding to hear children are putting the potentially life-saving lessons to use. “It only takes a few seconds to make a huge difference,” said Barton, who encourages parents to review the procedure with their kids and ensure they practice. “It is how they remember and learn,” she said, noting that children as young as three can benefit from fire safety lessons, such as how to recognize and respond to smoke alarms. And with Halloween fast approaching, now is the time to take precautions and think about safety, to keep everyone in the family free from harm. “Halloween should be spooky fun, not dangerous,”
Editor: For the past several months, we have been honoured to serve as community representatives on the Mayor’s Standing Committee on Public Engagement. As residents of the Township of Langley with a passion for public participation, we are pleased for the opportunity to help enhance two-way communication between the Township and residents during planning and development processes. When it comes to development in our communities, we believe the Township has done a great job in engaging its citizens in some decision-making processes. Some decision-making processes have shown there is still room to learn and grow. That is why it is so important that residents get involved in the upcoming Open Houses on Public Engagement, being held by the Committee on October 20, 22, and 24. This is your opportunity to have your say. Tell us how you would like to be heard in regards to managing growth and developing neighbourhoods. How do you like to express your opinion? Do you like face-to-face interaction or prefer to engage digitally? What works for you? Everyone has a different viewpoint, and the committee needs to hear from as many people as possible to reach the most effective conclusions. Input collected from the open houses and other committee activities will be used to inform a recommendation to council on how to enhance public engagement during development and planning processes. Life can be hectic, but we hope you take the time to attend one of the events and give us your input. Drop in at your convenience and stay as long as you like. These Open Houses will be fun and interactive – and promise to be unlike any other public drop-in you’ve been to. Every opinion counts, and by dropping in, expressing your views, and having some fun, you can help shape the way the Township grows. Susanna Haas Lyons, Ellen Peterson, Barb Sharp, Citizen Appointed Representatives on the Mayor’s Standing Committee on Public Engagement
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Keep Halloween safe by avoiding open flames and using battery operated tea lights to illuminate pumpkins and decorations, advises Township of Langley Public Fire and Life Safety Educator Krista Barton. Barton said, adding that the blocks escape routes. When dressed up, chilworst offenders are open flames. Battery operated tea dren should be able to walk lights are the safest way to illu- freely in their costume and minate jack-o-lanterns. Those carry a flashlight or glow who insist on real candles stick to enhance their visibilshould put them in proper ity. Avoid long trailing fabrics containers such as jars, not and ensure eye holes in masks leave them loose in the pump- are large enough to see out of kin, and keep them away from properly. Make sure all smoke doors, walkways, and other areas where trick or treaters alarms in the home are working, and if children are going congregate. Ensure all decorations are to a Halloween party at somekept away from open flames one else’s place, tell them to and other heat sources like look for ways to get out and light bulbs and heaters. Dried have a plan in case of an emerflowers, cornstalks, and crepe gency. For more information, call paper catch fire very quickly. Remember to keep exits clear the Township of Langley Fire of decorations, so nothing Department at 604-532-7500.
Editor: My mom was born in Russia into a Mennonite culture. During the civil war period from about 1918-1929 many of the pacifist Mennonites formed a self-defense militia against government forces to avoid getting slaughtered. Mom’s family left Russia in 1929 for fear of reprisals. José Figueroa is still living in the Walnut Grove Lutheran Church because of a deportation warrant issued in October 2013, by the Canada Border Services Agency for being a terrorist. On July 10, 2014 a federal court judge declared José was not a terrorist and demanded that Citizenship and Immigration Canada restart his permanent resident application. A call to a friend who works at CIC confirmed that invariably they comply with the federal court orders. A call to CBSA confirmed that in all cases they cancel a deportation order with such a federal court order. But neither was done. If José is a terrorist, then so were many Mennonites. A meeting with Mark Warawa, my local Conservative member of Parliament, himself of Mennonite heritage, proved disappointing. Officially, Mark is on record as supporting José, but said that it’s a private matter and his meetings with others in government on the case are secret. Actually, it’s everybody’s business if the process of government is not just or democratic. There actually is an official terrorist list passed by Parliament. The intent is that CBSA use it, but they don’t. José’s name is not related to this list in any way. Individual agents pass judgment as they please with Gestapo-like powers. I’m inherently non-partisan. Political labels mean nothing. It’s the current thinking of leadership that counts. Justin Trudeau (Liberal), Tom Mulcair (NDP), Elizabeth May (Green) all warned about this loss of democracy and lack of oversight with present Conservative policies on security. My own fear is that most Conservative policies are tilted in favour of the wealthy, powerful, and concentrated government leadership. This is flavouring government departments with the resulting loss of democracy. Ben Weins, Langley
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The Township of Langley is dedicated to ensuring its citizens stay active, safe, supported, and connected to others as they get older. In June, the Township was officially designated an Age-Friendly Community and this year’s annual Economic Forum will discuss what aging in place means for local businesses, industries, and community stakeholders. The fifth annual event gets underway at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5 at the Langley Events Centre, 7888 – 200 Street. A buffet lunch will be served at noon, with Forum speakers and panelists offering presentations and discussions from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. The event, including lunch, is free, but space is limited and registration is required. Register online
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Age-friendly Task Force. Guest speakers and panelists featured at the 2015 Forum include: Isobel Mackenzie – B.C.’s Seniors Advocate; Mike Harcourt – Age Well; Roslyn Kunin – Roslyn Kunin and Associates; Noha Sedkey – City Spaces; Tim Bontkes – Infinity Properties; Rhonda Latreille – Age Friendly Business Academy; and Andy Warkentin – Quadra Homes. The panel discussion will be moderated by retired Langley Times editor Frank Bucholtz. As well, a new business attraction promotional video showcasing the Township of Langley’s many business advantages and opportunities will be launched. The video features business owners and managers who share their success stories and highlight the benefits of working within the Township.
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with federal health transfers to rise six per cent each year into the future. The future for Martin’s government lasted only two years, as his minority was replaced with one led by Harper. These galloping increases continued until the Conservative majority of 2011, after which thenfinance minister Jim Flaherty came to Victoria to inform provincial finance ministers of the new plan. (I was there, and the joke was that this was as far from Ottawa as Flaherty could get without leaving Canada.) The six-per-cent increases, by that time triple inflation, would continue for another five years. Starting in 2017-18, increases would be tied to economic growth, with a minimum hike of three per cent, still well ahead of today’s inflation. That remains the Conservative plan today. All provinces east of Saskatchewan pitched a fit. Manitoba’s NDP finance minister termed it “un-Canadian.” Lefties immediately called it a cut, to which Flaherty replied that transfers to provinces would rise from $30 billion to $38 billion in 2018-
19, and continue to grow after that. In B.C., then-finance minister Kevin Falcon praised the longterm approach, acknowledging that health spending was ballooning to half of the provincial budget and had to be brought under control as baby boomers start to retire. B.C. has largely accomplished that, with spending increases below three per cent and health care outcomes that continue to lead the country. As the current election campaign turns into the home stretch, Statistics Canada has announced a milestone. For the first time in history, the number of seniors exceeds number of children. This demographic shift is inexorable, predictable and must be addressed by whoever wins the Oct. 19 federal election. NDP leader Thomas Mulcair is on record that he will scrap the Conservative formula for growthbased increases that he pretends are cuts, returning to six per cent every year while balancing the budget. Little detail has been provided on how this would be done. Liberal leader Justin Trudeau announced in Surrey last week that he will ante up an extra $3 billion over four years for health care, and “sit down with the provinces immediately” to renegotiate, a rerun of Paul Martin’s political theatre. Tom Fletcher is legislature reporter and columnist for Black Press. Twitter: @tomfletcherbc Email: email@example.com
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A brief history of Canada’s health spending The federal budget document began with an ominous warning about deep cuts. Social programs, justice and corrections would be spared as much as possible, but no department would escape the knife. The stark truth was revealed in a table of figures. Health care spending, the core of the Canadian state, was cut by 3.8 per cent in just the first year of the fiscal plan, as population and need continued to grow. No, this is not from the Stephen Harper budget of April 2015, or any other in the last decade. It’s from the Jean Chretien budget of 1995, more than 20 years ago. That’s the last time anyone actually cut health care spending. But wait, you may say. Didn’t I hear that Harper has slashed health care spending by $30 billion? Yes, you probably did hear the biggest, most brazen lie of this election campaign, either from the government unions that advertised it or the politicians who parrot it. If health care really is everyone’s high-priority issue, as pollsters have long assured us, voters should at least know the facts. After cutting provincial health and social services transfers for years to end the string of operating deficits that began under Pierre Trudeau and continued under Brian Mulroney, Liberal finance minister Paul Martin rose briefly to the top job. In 2004, Martin staged meetings with premiers, emerging with what was billed as “a fix for a generation,”
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Offices at the Township of Langley Civic Facility and Operations Centre will be closed Monday, October 12 for Thanksgiving Day.
2016 Council Advisory Committee and Board of Variance Appointments
Tuesday, October 13 | 7 - 9pm Seniors Advisory Committee Civic Facility Salmon River Committee Room Wednesday, October 14 | 7 - 9pm Recreation, Culture, and Parks Advisory Committee Civic Facility Salmon River Committee Room Monday, October 19 | 7 - 11pm Regular Council Meeting and Public Hearing Meeting Civic Facility Fraser River Presentation Theatre
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langley events centre Coming Events Langley Rivermen BCHL Hockey Fri Oct 9 7:15pm vs. Wenatchee Wild Sun Oct 11 3:00pm vs. Chilliwack Chiefs
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public programs and events Economic Forum 2015: Age-Friendly Development Industry, business, and community stakeholders are invited to join us for the Township’s 5th Annual Economic Forum. Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015 Time: 11:30am – 3:00pm Location: Langley Events Centre Address: 7888 – 200 Street This year’s event features speakers discussing the emerging needs of Age-Friendly Development. Guest speakers and panelists will include: • Tim Bontkes – Infinity Properties • Mike Harcourt – Age Well • Roslyn Kunin – Roslyn Kunin and Associates • Rhonda Latreille – Age Friendly Business Academy • Isobel Mackenzie – B.C.’s Seniors Advocate • Noha Sedky – City Spaces • Andy Warkentin – Quadra Homes Space is limited and registration is mandatory so register today. The forum, including lunch, is free. Register online at tol.ca/ EconomicForum2015 before October 26, 2015. Economic Development 604.533.6084
Volunteering is a great way to get involved, provide input on important issues, and make a positive contribution to our diverse and growing community. The Township is presently seeking volunteers for the following Council Advisory Committees: • Agricultural Advisory and Economic Enhancement Committee (one and two-year term positions available) • Board of Variance (three-year positions available) • Heritage Advisory Committee (two-year term positions available) • Recreation, Culture, and Parks Advisory Committee (two-year term positions available)
• Seniors Advisory Committee (two-year term positions available) Each Advisory Committee has a position for a youth member aged 16 - 24. Youth are encouraged to apply. A description of each Advisory Committee and an application form is available on the Township’s website at tol.ca/committee. Please complete the application form and attach a brief resume. Current Advisory Committee members are welcome to reapply. Applicants will be notified after Council has made their appointments in early December. Deadline: Friday, October 30, 2015 Online:
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public open houses Input Sought on Better Engagement for Planning and Development When it comes to managing growth and developing neighbourhoods, people have many different viewpoints. The Township of Langley wants to hear them all – and wants to know the various ways residents would like to have their say regarding planning and development in their communities. A series of open houses will be held this fall by the Mayor’s Standing Committee on Public Engagement. Residents are encouraged to come by any time during the open houses to share their ideas and opinions on how they would like to better engage with the Township regarding planning and development projects and processes.
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public notices Burning Permits are Now Available The Township of Langley Fire Department will be issuing burning permits for open air burning in the following categories from September 22, 2015 to November 30, 2015, weather permitting. Please note: Township fire halls and some civic facilities will be closed to the public on statutory holidays. Please visit tol.ca for further information. **ALL PERMITS EXPIRE November 30, 2015. Yard and Garden Clean-up of Vegetation: • Available only to properties .2 hectare (.5 acre) and larger and in areas where surrounding properties are equal or greater in size than .2 hectare • BURNING IS NOT ALLOWED and permits WILL NOT BE ISSUED FOR THE URBAN AREAS of Aldergrove, Murrayville, Brookswood, Walnut Grove, Fort Langley, and Willoughby If the applicant is not the registered owner of the property, the following documentation is required: • A letter from the registered owner permitting the applicant to purchase an outdoor burning permit for the property • If a spouse is not on the title of the property, a valid driver’s license with the address of the fire location is acceptable • Permit fee is $25 Permits are available at: Aldergrove Community Centre 26770 - 29 Avenue Civic Facility 20338 - 65 Avenue Fire Hall 6 22170 - 50 Avenue Operations Centre 4700 - 224 Street
W.C. Blair Recreation Centre 22200 Fraser Highway Walnut Grove Community Centre 8889 Walnut Grove Drive Willoughby Community Centre 7888 - 200 Street
Land Clearing Debris Permits: • Are NOT available to properties less than 1.7 hectare (4.2 acres) • Are ONLY available at Fire Hall 6, 22170 - 50 Avenue, Murrayville • Applicants MUST meet the METRO VANCOUVER and WASTE MANAGEMENT prerequisites of clearances, time limits, and recycling • Fires MAY have to be accelerated by the use of forced air techniques • Permits will be SITE SPECIFIC of SHORT DURATION and INSPECTION may be required prior to issuance. CALL FOR INFORMATION • Permit fee is $250 Township Fire Department Administration: 604.532.7500 Emergency: 9-1-1
Call for Artists The Township of Langley is calling on artists to submit designs for a public art installation at McLeod Athletic Park. The competition will celebrate field and stadium sports, and is open to all BC visual artists and designers, including students, aged 16 and up.
These three drop-in, interactive events will be held: Date: Time: Place: Location:
Tuesday, October 20 5 - 9pm Langley Events Centre, Banquet Room 7888 - 200 Street
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Saturday, October 24 11am - 4pm George Preston Recreation Centre, ABC Room 20699 - 42 Avenue
Input collected will help form a new engagement policy, guidelines, and suggested tools for development processes that will be presented to Township Council for consideration in late fall. Contact members of the Committee by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit tol.ca/engagetol to learn about the Committee’s progress, provide comments, and sign up to receive alerts on future updates and notifications. Mayor’s Office 604.533.6000
The theme for the competition is Track and Field / Outdoor Team and Individual Sports. A jury will chose four designs that will be made into eight flat steel fence panels that will separate spectators from athletes on the track. Artists may submit up to five designs using the template design sheet provided and $500 will be awarded to artists for each design concept selected. An application form, design template, and Call for Artist document with information and submission instructions can be found under Artist Opportunities at the Langley Centennial Museum website at museum.tol.ca. Email scanned applications and high resolution designs to email@example.com or drop them off at Langley Centennial Museum, 9135 King Street, in Fort Langley. Deadline for submissions is Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 4:30pm. Peter Tulumello Cultural Services Manager 604.532.3537
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16 Avenue corridor study nearing completion ies have been done and improvements made to 16 Avenue by the Township, TransLink, and ICBC to increase safety on the road. Two years ago, the current 16 Avenue Corridor Study was initiated to improve the safety of the entire corridor and address traffic demands now and into the future. The report is looking at land uses and issues, the functional use of the corridor, its intersection configurations, current traffic and safety conditions, and conditions that are anticipated over the next 20 years. Preliminary results and recommendations are developing from the study, which should be concluded within a couple of months, Cordeiro said. The study suggests short term improvements to be done over the next five years would include improving sightlines through additional signage and lighting, more speed enforcement, pull-out lanes for slow moving farm vehicles, a policy to reduce the number of driveways on 16 Avenue and through Campbell Valley Park, and wildlife fencing where feasible. Proposed medium term improvements recommended for a six to 15 year timeline would aim to reduce unsafe passing and side road delays by adding two-way left lanes in sections with the most driveways and upgrading and installing signals at certain intersections. Long term improvements recommended for 15 years from now would focus on widening the corridor to four lanes. Approximate costs for the improvements within the Township of Langley are currently estimated at $3 million in the short term, $11.5 million in the medium term, and $119 million in the long term. The Township will likely seek funding from outside sources to help with the costs.
Safety while driving, travel time, and speeding vehicles are emerging as residents’ top concerns about 16 Avenue, according to a study being done to identify strategies to improve the busy corridor. The 16 Avenue Corridor Study was launched by TransLink in November 2013, upon request from the Township of Langley, and involves the City of Surrey, the City of Abbotsford, the Ministry of Transportation, and ICBC. The goal is to provide a high level overview of the corridor and prioritize enhancements that can be made in the short, medium, and long term. The Township contributed $47,000 towards the study, which is looking at 16 Avenue through multiple jurisdictions, from Highway 1 to Highway 99. On September 28, a presentation on the status of the study and a history of road and its development was given to Township of Langley Council by the Township’s Manager of Transportation Engineering Paul Cordeiro and Transportation Engineer Richard Welfing. “16 Avenue is a major arterial road, a designated truck route, and part of the regional Major Road Network (MRN),” Cordeiro said. A main road running east/west from Abbotsford to White Rock, it links to several Canada/US border crossings. Since 1986, it has been identified as an arterial road in the Township’s Master Transportation Plan, to be widened to four lanes. “Traffic volumes on the corridor have increased from 8,880 vehicles per day in 1992 to approximately 12,400 vehicles per day in 2011,” said Cordeiro. “That’s an average annual increase of 2.1% per year, a large percentage of which is truck traffic.” Over the years, several stud-
As part of the 16 Avenue Corridor Study, safety, collision, and traffic data has been analyzed and stakeholders such as the Agricultural Land Commission, Chambers of Commerce, and the Metro Vancouver Parks Department have been consulted. The public was also asked for its input through “Online Open Houses” that were hosted by the Township and other study partners. In July, a PowerPoint presentation and survey was posted on the Township’s website and participation was sought through social media. Survey respondents were asked to rank their top three concerns about the 16 Avenue Corridor and their level of support for the short, medium, and long term improvements proposed. Feedback was received by 168 respondents, the majority of whom supported the three phases of proposed improvements. Common comments received included calling for the widening to four lanes to be implemented sooner, concern for cyclists, pedestrians, and wildlife, and the need to consider other alternatives such as transit. The public’s input has been added into the 16 Avenue Corridor Study draft and an additional public consultation period will be held in late October. Township staff expects to report back to Council with the finalized study later this year. However, Cordeiro noted that, because the study is looking at the overall 25-km long corridor, a more detailed look at the Township’s 16 km portion of the road may be required. He suggested the Township’s short and medium term improvement options be examined in 2016 and the longer term solutions be re-examined in ten to 15 years.
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Glen Valley 4-H Club members receive the Kiwanis Perpetual Trophy (for Top Club) from the Kiwanis Club of Vancouver. Pictured from left, Raven S., Emma D., Caylea D., Frisco “the Fox”, Wyatt H., and Kali S.
Local 4-H club earns top awards at 2015 PNE Aldergrove Star
The Glen Valley 4-H Club earned top awards at the 2015 PNE. The five 4-H members of the club earned first place in the 4-H Herdsmanship Competition. The Herdsmanship Competition is designed to encourage clubs to maintain their exhibits at the highest standard of efficiency and attractiveness throughout the period of the 4-H Festival. The club members also earned the Kiwanis Perpetual Trophy (Top Club). This trophy is awarded to the club whose total points in Herdsmanship, Interclub and club average in Showmanship classes along with displaying an outstanding contribution to the show. Member Emma D. (age 12) also won Reserve Champion Intermediate Rabbit Showman at the 2015 PNE. The club is also hosting an Open House Information Day on October 24, at Laurica Farm located at 25775 12th Avenue in Aldergrove from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The club is hosting this event for families to come out and see what 4-H is all about. Information, fun activities and
refreshments will be available throughout the day, stop by for five minutes or four hours. The club has members who participate in one or more of the following projects: outdoor living (camping/ hiking), photography and rabbits. We are also open to kids who would like to participate with horses or guinea pigs or goats. If you are interested in a project that is not listed please inquire as there are 10 clubs in the Langley District that have many different projects. Local 4-H members can also participate in fun activities such as speeches, demonstrations, educational displays and speak-and-shows. They also help others in the club and community and meet new friends from our community and around the province. If you might be interested in joining our club contact leader Jessica Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our Facebook Group at www.facebook. com/groups/glenvalley4h/ for more information. Glen Valley 4-H Club is open to members from Abbotsford, Aldergrove, Langley and Surrey.
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Household Hazardous Waste Plus Recycling Event
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The Heritage Building Incentive Program is designed to assist with the costs of restoring, repairing, and maintaining eligible heritage buildings within the Township of Langley. Grants are available to property owners of heritage buildings included in the Township of Langley’s Inventory of Heritage Resources. The next deadline for the grant program is Friday, October 16, 2015 at 4:30pm. For an application form, visit the Township of Langley website at tol.ca/hbip.
The Township of Langley is home to a diversity of wildlife habitat. Our residents share the area with many types of animals – large and small. Preservation of wildlife habitat is considered in planning all of Langley’s communities – let’s keep them safe!
Drop off your hazardous waste items, small appliances, and more for free at our Household Hazardous Waste Event. The Township will safely dispose of these materials on your behalf. When:
Saturday, October 17: 8:30am - 4:00pm Sunday, October 18: 8:30am - 3:00pm
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Township of Langley and City of Langley residential waste only. Residents coming out to the event are also encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the Langley Food Bank. Visit tol.ca/hhw for a complete list of items accepted. Engineering Division 604.532.7300 email@example.com
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Help protect our wildlife by respecting road signs and obeying posted speed limits. Motorists should use extra caution in the early morning and evening hours.
Langley has a large wildlife population Watch out for animals crossing, particularly at dawn and dusk
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Slow down and watch for animals crossing, especially on arterial roads such as 208 Street, 88 Avenue, 80 Avenue, 72 Avenue and the Willowbrook Connector. William Ulrich Community Development Division 604.533.6044
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New Breast Health Centre Autumn cleanup falls over two days opens at Abbotsford hospital Aldergrove Star
The opening of the new Abbotsford Breast Health Centre was celebrated on Friday at Abbotsford Regional Hospital On hand for the opening were members of the Crystal Gala Foundation, along with partners John Laing Infrastructure Fund, Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation and Fraser Health. The John Laing Infrastructure Fund donated the space, valued at $1.8 million, while Fraser Health contributed more than $1 million to renovate the area. The Crystal Gala Foundation pledged $500,000 through the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation to provide medical equipment and furnishings. The Crystal Gala
Abbotsford Breast Health Centre officially opened at Abbotsford Regional Hospital last week. Foundation first pledged grams, remains on level 2 a gift of $500,000 to the of the BC Cancer Agency. hospital in 2007, resultThe new Breast Health ing in the opened of the Centre, located in the second-floor Crystal Gala “JLIF clinic,” is where Breast Health Unit, for people self-refer for screening mammography, breast exams. in 2010. A triple assessment A further $500,000 service is provided, was pledged, and the including medical imagCrystal Gala Foundation ing, a physical exam and fulfilled this $1 million a biopsy. commitment last year. The centre also offers The Crystal Gala encouragement, support Breast Health Unit, where and counselling through patients receive mammo- diagnosis and beyond.
The leaves are changing colours, a chill is in the air – fall is here and it is the perfect time to pitch in and clean up the community. For the past four years, the Township of Langley’s Adopt-AProgram has been holding a cleanup each spring to rid local streets, parks, trails, and waterways of litter and debris. The events have been so successful that this year an additional event has been added in the autumn. The fourth annual Fall Clean Up Langley Days will be held Friday, Oct. 23 from noon to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. “Clean Up Langley Day has been really well received by local residents, organizations, and businesses,” said Amanda Connolly of the Township’s Strategic Initiatives Department.
“Everyone has been very enthusiastic, so this time we are holding the event over two days. We hope also having it on a Friday will give businesses and schools a better opportunity and more convenient time to participate. All volunteers are welcome to sign up for either day.” This is the second event to be held this year, following an April 25 cleanup that saw 200 dedicated volunteers collect close to two tonnes of waste – the largest turnout and most amount of material collected in the event’s history. Providing an additional Clean Up Langley Day event is also part of a new Litter and Illegal Waste Management Strategy adopted by Township Council this spring.
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“The Township of Langley is a great place to live and people take a lot of pride in their community,” said Tanya Drouillard of the Township’s Strategic Initiatives Department. “We are trying to find ways to keep Langley clean and beautiful, and for residents to get involved in that process. The Strategy is based on education, infrastructure, and enforcement, and awareness plays a major role in that approach.” The Litter and Illegal Waste Management Strategy recommends holding Clean Up Langley Days twice a
year, to beautify the Township in conjunction with Earth Day in the spring, and again during Waste Reduction Week in October. Businesses, schools, community groups, families, and individuals who would like to pitch in and help out this fall can register online at tol.ca/adopt, or contact Amanda Connolly at 604-5327300 or email adopt@tol. ca. Cleanups will be held throughout the municipality and everyone who joins in will be provided with gloves, safety vests, garbage pickers, and garbage bags. Participants can choose to work in specific neighbourhoods and can organize a cleanup of their own or join an existing work group. Garbage collected will be picked up and disposed of by Sierra Waste Services Ltd.
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Kodiaks roll with two wins 5-2 win over Panthers, 6-1 win over Knights, moves Aldergrove to second place By KURT LANGMANN Aldergrove Star
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Kodiak Spencer Unger had a three point night with a goal and a pair of assists against the visiting Port Moody Panthers, Sept. 30.
The Aldergrove Kodiaks took their second win in a row with a 5-2 defeat of the Port Moody Panthers at Aldergrove Arena, Sept. 30. This win and the 6-1 win over Langley Knights two nights earlier improves the Kodiaks standing to nine points after 8 games (4-3-0-1) and second place in the Harold Brittain conference. Mission City Outlaws lead the Junior B Hockey division with 11 points after seven games, while the Panthers remain mired at the bottom of the Tom Shaw conference with two points after seven games. The Kodiaks led the game from the start, with Spencer Unger earning three points in the first three goals for the game’s first star. Unger scored the only goal in the first period on a breakaway, assisted by Davin Padgham and Edvins Jansons. Kodiaks’ scorers in the second were Erik Bocale, Cameron Davitt on the power play, and Matt Oliver, before the Panthers notched their first goal. Kodiaks’ assists were from Unger (2), Eric Callegari, Elijah Vilio, Wyatt Versluis and Quinncy Leroux. The Panthers upped the intensity in the third and were rewarded with their second goal
Kodiak Dryden Wust’s shot is stopped by Panthers’ keeper Spencer Kozlowski. at 5:18 by Keito Lee, before the Kodiaks responded with the night’s last goal at 11:39, by Dryden Wust, assisted by Bocale and Joshua Pollock. Pollock was
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Aldergrove was the only team to score with the extra man. Kodiaks keeper Naythan Lange stopped all but two of the 24 shots on his net.
Thunderbirds off to slow major midget start By GARY AHUJA Aldergrove Star
Holding leads continue to be a problem for the Fraser Valley Thunderbirds. The major midget hockey team was up 4-1 on Saturday after one period against the Vancouver North East Giants, but managed just a single point in the 5-5 draw. And in the rematch the next morning, the Thunderbirds were up 3-2 heading into the third period but let another point slip away as the Giants scored late for
the 3-3 final score. The B.C. Major Midget Hockey League teams were playing a home-and-home series with Saturday’s contest at the Poirier Sports and Leisure Centre in Coquitlam and the rematch at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre. Langley’s Jonathan Stein and Abbotsford’s Jake Mulder led the way in game one with a goal and an assist apiece while Zac McKee (Abbotsford), Andrew Sorenson (Abbotsford) and
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once loved was now the place they to move back in the family home On Sept. 19, Langley MP Mark dreaded to be because their attacker after his release despite that he lived Warawa’s Safe at Home bill came was there. The mother, with tears, across from his victim. asked me, ‘Why should The victim’s mother into effect. pleaded with the judge to “Tomorrow is an important we have to move… we’re not allow this but he came occasion for me, for Canada’s the victim?’ “Mr. Speaker, that home. The Parliament, and LANGMANN for victims across player for the Richmond Blues. By KURT on Oct. back 5. Both players are neighmemAldergrove great bourhood was Academy outraged eighthquestion. season as a goalie. bers of the Delta Hockey our country,” said Star Warawa, who wasIt isa his have theand stands of the CSSHL. and posters went up warnAldergrove goalieinJordan He weighsshould 156 pounds delivered the hockey statement the Everyone to feel safe in their ing about Naylorofhas been named goaltender 5’9” tall. Langley’s JamieBalducci. Fiset — the House Commons the day before. right home.isThis bill helps Safe at Home Bill of Team BCtoU-16. an honour roll student head coach “The of the junior B Ridge “I want share this milestone ownNaylor to ensure that victims is now the law because The 15 year old goalie with at Aldergrove Secondary school Meadows Flames, as well as part with a victim and her family. A being heard of the Secondary strong support the years Fraserago, Valley in concerns and wasarenamed most valuable of the Langley hockey few theyThunderbirds came into my ” our Prime the B.C.office Majorand Midget player on MP Mark Warawa ofacademy — willMinister, serve as Langley told their story and considered. It was in 2010 when theanJustice League was assault. selected They for lived in Aldergrove assistantMinister, coach. and of a sexual Marco Balducci was found guilty my colleagues on both sidescomof Team BC at the national junior boys The team will anguish when the sex offender was and Oct. the 28 Senate. Thank championships, starting b aof s kinvitation e t b a l l to sexual this Housepete to Nov. 1 in sentenced to serve house arrest of two counts with me to make October 28 the in Calgary. teampersons last sea- under the you for working Calgary. right across street from their touching with age of 14. He served four months in a stronger, safer The games will be webson. ••• Canada,” said home,” said Warawa. cast“The on the BC Hockey they had jail. The judgeAgranted pairhis request Warawa. Aldergrove’s Amy neighbourhood website. of Langley Potomak has been Tryouts for Team hockey playnamed to Team B.C.’s BC began in April in ers will also U18 roster. Salmon Arm with 16 be going for The team will comBy MONIQUE TAMMINGA brand new truck during a test drive, trees on the property where the two goalies, andAldergrove narrowed to gold with pete at the 2015 national Star and stealing a bulldozer and trailer. men live. However, when officers six goalies in July at the Team B.C. at women’s U18 hockey Amy Potomak An Aldergrove senior willJordan be Naylor Additionally, when police went there, no truck was found. Nanaimo camp. the Western championships, which sentenced next month for several arrived on the property in the Also that March, Langley Naylor is protected by Canada U16 Challenge Cup. is scheduled to run Nov. 4 to 8 in property theft crimes committed 6600-block of 256 Street and RCMP received a report that a Kamloops Blazers in the WHL. Forward Brendan Budy and Huntsville, Ont. The 16-year-old two years ago. announced they would be execut- Caterpillar loader and a Komatsu In the most recent season defenceman Luke Zazula were Potomak attends the Pursuit of A trial has concluded and ing a search warrant, Den Dryver bulldozer had been stolen from Naylor was named top bantam named to the roster by B.C. Hockey Excellence Hockey Academy. 74-year-old Roelof Den Dryver was was accused of punching one of the a construction site. During the found guilty of theft over $5,000 officers in the face. search, both the loader and bulland possession of stolen property Police allege that Den Dryver dozer were recovered, as well as a over $5,000,Aldergrove as well as attendedwilla receive local dealership forfirst theaid newkits, Dodge pickup that Starreporting an had Association $100,000 key sey’s, pucks, coaching offence committed when it was not. and test drove a new 2012 Dodge had allegedly been carjacked. and the Langley Girls Ice Hockey resources, just to name a few,” said Langley Minor Hockey He was acquitted on a charge of pickup. Additionally, a large utility trailAssociation: $17,500. Langley Minor Hockey Association Association and Langley Girls Ice assaulting a police officer,arehowever. A“The shortimportance time later, of he the reported was located the property and com- er president Steveon Pitt. Hockey Association receivAfter a lengthy investigation, to police that he had been carjacked determined to have stolen. It munity gaming grant to our minor “We are able tobeen provide addiing $117,500 in support thanks charges were laid against him and and the truck had been stolen. was returned to the owner. hockey association is never undertional resources increasing the posito community gaming grants Fort his co-accused Derek Hall, 31. They LaterThethat Dryverforisour scheduled to grantmonth, allows usLangley to pro- tiveDen experience players. Our Langley-Aldergrove MLA Rich valued. are accused in a number of propRCMP received a report of a new be sentenced on Oct. 3 in Surrey vide additional resources to our appreciation goes out to all those Coleman announced. ertyLangley crimes, including a Dodge pickupintruck parked in the Court. membership the form of new jer- Provincial who provide this funding.” Minor stealing Hockey
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The world indoor lacrosse championships are coming to the Langley Events Centre in 2019. The announcement was made after the closing ceremonies of the 2015 championships. Canada won their fourth consecutive gold medal defeating Iroquis 12-8 on Sunday. The championships were hosted by the Ogondaga Nation in upstate New York. Thirteen teams competed at the 2015 championships. This will be the first time Canada has hosted a major international menâ€™s indoor lacrosse event on the west coast. â€œOur community has quickly become a â€˜lacrosse townâ€™ and we welcome the chance to experience the game at this level,â€? said Township Mayor Jack Froese. The tournament will be staged in partnership with the Canadian Lacrosse Association and the B.C. Lacrosse Association. â€œItâ€™s an honour to be able to host Canada and the rest of the world in a sport we are so actively involved in and we look forward to working with our partners, the Canadian Lacrosse Association and the B.C. Lacrosse Association in helping put on a terrific event,â€? said Jared Harman, the LECâ€™s director of business development. â€œThe LEC has played host to many high profile events including the prestigious Mann and Minto Cups, the highest performance of senior and junior A lacrosse championships in Canada,â€? said Sohen Gill, the president of the BCLA. â€œAlso home to the Vancouver Stealth of the National Lacrosse League, the LEC facility is first class from the structure itself to its management and staff, who are exceptional and experienced in their administration, promotion, and co-ordination of activities on and off the floor.â€? â€œThe value of being able to host an international event such as this will have a positive impact on the growth of our sport,â€? said Stewart Begg, the CLA director of high performance and international relations. â€œThis level of play highlights international lacrosse and our national team program as it showcases the speed, skill and athleticism of lacrosse.â€?
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Seniors Old Time Dances - every second Saturday at OAP Hall, 3015 - 273 St., Aldergrove. Oct. 17, 31, Nov. 14, 28, Dec. 12. $6 per person includes refreshments and snacks. Music provided by alternating bands: Ukrainian Prairie Band, Central Fraser Valley Fiddlers, Hazelmere Heritage Fiddlers. Port Kells Art Club – presents Colourful Impressions Fall Art Sale, Sunday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Fort Langley Community Hall, 9167 Glover Road, Fort Langley. Original art and greeting cards for sale. Free admission, light refreshments available. Meet the artists. Everyone welcome. 2015 Western Canadian National Pigeon & Dove Show - Ag-Rec Building, Abbotsford Fairgrounds, Oct. 30 - Nov. 1. Exhibitors will check in Friday, Oct. 30 after 6 p.m. Judging conducted Saturday, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Raffles, “for sale” area for exhibitors wishing to downsize and make available extra birds to new members. Live auction of quality birds on Saturday at 11 a.m. Show ends Sunday, Nov. 1 at 10 a.m. Show is free to the public. Beyond Fibre Artisan Show and Sale - Langley Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild Annual Juried Show and Sale, Saturday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 8, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Fort Langley Community Hall, 9167 Glover Road. Features woven, knitted, spun and felted items handcrafted by Guild members as well as jewellery, pottery, leather work, soaps and more made by other local artists. Visit the Wool Room at the Sale for yarn, fibre, supplies and equipment. Door prizes, a silent auction and ongoing demonstrations of spinning and weaving. Info: www.lwsg.org Langley 4-H Open House Information Day - Saturday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Laurica Farm, 25775 - 12 Ave., Aldergrove. Glen Valley 4-H Club is also hosting this event for families to come out and see what 4-H is all about. Information, fun activities and refreshments will be available throughout the day, stop by for 5 minutes or 4 hours! Info: email firstname.lastname@example.org Matthew Good - Chaotic Neutral Fall Tour with special guest Scott Helman, Wednesday, Nov. 11 at Hub International Theatre, Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Tickets $39.50 (plus facility fee & service charges) available at Centre Box Office. Charge by phone at 604-391-7469 or online at www. chilliwackculturalcentre.ca Halloween Howler - Saturday, Oct. 31 at Jubilee Hall, 7989 Bradner Rd., West Abbotsford. Back by popular demand is the March Hare Show Band, who perform all your favorite tunes,
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March Hare performs at Jubilee’s Halloween Howler. and dress the part as well. Enjoy the huge hardwood dance floor, small venue and reasonable drink prices (cash bar only). Tickets $30. (includes buffet style dinner) available at Wilway Lumber (28728 Fraser Hwy, Aldergrove) or online at: http:// www.brownpapertickets.com/ event/2304058. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Overnight parking allowed (no plug ins). Info: 604-856-4375. Abbotsford Women’s Connection - Fall Fair Breakfast, Wed. Oct. 14, 9:30 a.m. at Garden Park Tower”s Azalea Room, 2825 Clearbrook Rd. Cost $14, featuring our Fall Bazaar with Loonie Bags, Nearly New, Silent Auction, Bake and Craft tables and speaker Afona peters will share “Stress of Changes”. Reservations: Joyce 604-997-5093 or Rose 604852-8240 or email@example.com Singalong Songfests - join in or listen while the Autumn-Tones celebrate “the old tunes” with singalongs in Abbotsford, Mondays, 1-3 p.m. All ages, genders and ethnicities are welcome. Song lyrics are provided. Requests welcome. Instruments invited (piano and organ available) at the ASAA Drop-in Centre, on Cyril St. (between Essendene and George Ferguson Way), Abbotsford. Info: Ed 604-853-8624. Three’s A Party Tour 2015 Featuring Jason Blaine, Tebey and James Otto, Friday, Nov. 27 at Clarke Theatre, Mission. Tickets $32.50 (Plus Facility Fee & Service Charges) available at all Ticketmaster locations. Charge by phone at 1-885-985-5000 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca Cirque Musica - Holiday Spectacular, Sunday, Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $25, $45, $55 & $80 (Plus FMF & service charges) available at: abbotsfordcentre. ca, Venue Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, By phone 1-855985-5000. West Coast Women’s Show returns to TRADEX in Abbotsford Oct. 16-18 packed full of new exhibitors, inspirational speakers and endless shopping options. Christmas Craft Fair - Nov 1314 at Saints Joachim and Ann Parish in Aldergrove, 2827 - 273 St. Friday, Nov. 13 4-9 p.m.,
Saturday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Handmade goods from local artisans and crafters, along with baked goods and preserves. Admission is free for shoppers. Whether you’re looking for the perfect present, charming Christmas ornaments, or the ultimate strawberry jam, you’ll find it here. Hungry? We’ll be serving chili and pie for supper on Friday night, or homemade soup, sandwiches, perogies on Saturday afternoon. Everything for a Dollar Sale returns to Parkside Elementary School, Thursday, Oct. 22. Doors open at 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Every single thing is $1. Your help is needed. This is a great time to go through your items at home and see if you still want them. All gently used toys, books, clothes, small household items, bikes, sports equipment and Halloween costumes will be greatly appreciated as donations. These will be accepted inside the school between 8 a.m.-3 p.m. only, Oct. 8-21. This is a grade 5 fundraiser and all money raised will go towards their memory items. ESL Classes - free English as a second language classes, start Sept. 15 every Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Dunstan’s Anglican Church, 2035 - 264 St. All are welcome, no charge. Info: 604856-5393. Aldergrove Veterans & Seniors 55+ Drop In Centre – join us at 27247 Fraser Hwy. We prepare a full, hot, home cooked meal including tea, coffee and dessert which we start serving at 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., followed by games. Great place to meet new people, drop in for a coffee to see what we are all about. Open 10 a.m., Tuesday to Friday. Carpet Bowling - at the Aldergrove OAP Hall, 3015 - 273 Street, on Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. Cost per person is $1. Partners Bridge - every Friday except second Friday of each month, 7 p.m. at Aldergrove OAP Hall, 3015 - 273 St. Newcomers welcome. Cost $2. Info: 604607-0504. Juice Newton - performs Thursday, Oct. 8 at Blue Frog Studios, White Rock. Tickets $54.50 (plus service charges) available from Blue Frog Studios or charge online at www.bluefrogstudios.ca/ newshows.html/.
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Langley Schools honour residential school survivors Orange Shirt Day was held September 30th and many students and staff chose to wear orange in recognition of the harm the residential school system inflicted upon many children of Aboriginal families. Cultural Presenters shared stories of residential school survivors and many schools held assemblies that included Aboriginal Support Workers and guest drummers. Orange Shirt
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Langley Schools are Power Smart October is BC Hydro’s Power Smart Month and Langley Schools are committed to energy efficiencies all year. The Langley School District has become a Top Power Smart District for 2014 through its conservation efforts. Recently, District teams have been hard at work changing to more efficient lighting to reduce consumption at Langley Fundamental Middle Secondary, WGSS and ACSS. Those changes alone will save enough to power 11 houses for a year!
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329 PAINTING & DECORATING
353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS .Need Cash, Own Vehicle? Borrow up to $25,000. SnapCarCash. 604-777-5046
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CEDAR roof specialists, all repairs and reroofing. Call Don at 604 7815433 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
356 A-1 Painting Company - Interior / Exterior 20 years exp. Summer Special 10% off (604)723-8434
283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS
www.paintspecial.com 778-322-2378 Lower Mainland 604-996-8128 Fraser Valley Running this ad for 10yrs
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1 Female, 2 Male blue Purebred 1st shots, tails / d c removed. ULTIMATE FAMILY GUARDIAN Pet homes. $800. 604-308-5665 NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com
Short-haired Bernese Mountain pups, family raised, gentle, vet checked, 1st shots, dewormed. $900 each. 604-795-7662. TOY POODLE PUPS 6 weeks old. 1 black/brown & 4 chocolate brown. $800. 604-820-4230, 604-302-7602
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633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS
New SRI *1296 s/f Double wides fr $94,900. *New SRI 14’ wides fr $72,900. Chuck 604-830-1960 www.glenbrookhomes.net
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ALDERGROVE. 2 bdrm bsmt suite. Incl hydro, w/d. N/P. Nr park, schl & bus stop. $900/mo. Oct 15 or Nov. 1st. 778-246-0512, 604-825-8761
Have Unwanted Firearms? Have unwanted or inherited firearms in your possession? Don’t know how to dispose of them safely and legally? Contact Wanstalls and we will come and pick them up and pay you fair value for them. Wanstalls has been proudly serving the Lower Mainland firearms community since 1973. We are a government licensed firearms business with fully certified verifiers, armorers and appraisers.
ALDERGROVE 50+ Adult Building. 1 & 2 Bdrm apts. Central location. 604-317-1926 or 604-856-4307
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.Jim’s Mowing. 310-JIMS (5467).
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NEW LISTING 27056-27 AVE
HOME ON 1/4 ACRE LOT
Big basement home with new roof and new wrap around deck and new lots of stuff, you should have a look here as there is lots of room for everybody. Could be 4 bedrooms on the main floor alone with Â open country kitchen plan here so bring the family. Home has southern exposed back yard. Make an appointment and make an offer. this one is walking distance to schools as well.
Call Dan Flokstra 604-857-1100 26791 FRASER HWY
READY TO GO
This subdivision has had 3rd reading and is ready to be subdivided so if you are looking for two affordable lots to buy check this one out. Or rezone duplex or a large single family lot Â as it is over 10,000 sq ft.(1/4 acre). Make your offer!
SOUTH LANGLEY 55 ACRES
Mostly cleared land that rises to the back with a great view of Mt. Baker and surrounding areas. Older home and barn on property in great shape all fenced an cross fenced this is great property in a great location. Paved driveway and pasture in excellent shape this is a great opportunity here.
Call Dan Flokstra 604-857-1100 Call Dan Flokstra 604-857-1100
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WHEN YOU CAN
TAKE ON WINTER IN -40°C NEW 2015 F-150 SUPER CAB XLT
NEW 2015 F-150 CREW CAB XLT 4X4
NEW 2015 F-150 CREW CAB XLT
MSRP MSA DISCOUNT
39,099 – 12,639 $
$ SALE PRICE
MSRP MSA DISCOUNT
44,349 –$10,871 $
MSRP MSA DISCOUNT
40,399 –$10,795 $
Vehicle(s) may be shown with optional equipment. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offers. Offers only valid at MSA Ford Sales. Retail offers may be canceled or changed at any time without notice. Limit one (1) incentive redemption per Eligible Model sale. Offers are not rain checkable. All prices plus taxes and fees. See dealer for complete details for all advertised offers. All offers good on in-stock MSA Ford Sales vehicles only. All offers subject to prior sale. All available Ford incentives, Ford Loyalty/Conquest, Finance cash, Non finance cash, Non stackable Cash and rebates/rates have been used in advertised prices. Financing/Leasing on approved consumer or business credit. Vehicle(s) may be shown with optional equipment or may not be exactly as shown. Dealer may sell or lease for less. For factory orders, a customer may either take advantage of eligible Ford retail customer promotional incentives/offers available at the time of vehicle factory order or time of vehicle delivery, but not both or combinations thereof. The Ford Winter Tire Rebate is available in lieu of the “no charge” winter tire offer. Some incentives may not be eligible for all incentives. Our advertised prices include Freight, and P.D.I., Add dealer documentation and registration fees of $420, and applicable taxes and fees. Finance payments are calculated at 6.24% over 96 months, on approved credit. Low APR Financing not compatible with Ford non-stackable cash or MSA Discounts. Purchasing Customers must credit qualify (OAC) to qualify. Some finance fees may apply were applicable. All offers expire October 10th 2015 at 6:00 pm (PST).
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See dealer for details, limited time only. Prices do not include taxes, license, admin fee of $499. Cruze F0337 MSRP $22,120 0%/84mon $1000 loyalty/$1000 Welcome to Canada. ATS sale price includes $1500 Conquest loyalty. Prices in effect until September 30, 2015.
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October 08, 2015 edition of the Aldergrove Star