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Christine Jamieson wins 2019 crown She did it! Mission’s Christine Jamieson has been crowned Miss Canada for 2019. The announcement was made Saturday night in Montreal during the Miss Canada pageant. There were 37 contestants from around the country participating in the event, but in the end, it was Jamieson’s name that was announced. “Shock! Shock is a very good word to describe it,” said Jamieson as she explained how she felt when she heard her name called out. “The Miss Canada Pageant is very similar to the Miss BC Pageant in where it focuses on personality and self-presentation as well as the charity work you do,” she said. Jamieson spent the last week in Quebec and said she was thrilled to have the opportunity to meet so many other women from across the country who do amazing things and have stories that Mission’s Christine Jamieson has been named Miss Canada 2019. The announcement was made last weekend, are so inspiring. during the annual pageant held in Montreal. “For the judges of the comALLY MATOS PHOTO

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pelling, it took more than that to win the crown. Jamieson explained that 50 per cent of the competition was judged before the gala evening. Half of the event was based on the contestants’ personality, teamwork and how they interacted with other people at activities set up by pageant organizers. During the past week, all the contestants were taken ice skating, to a spa, to laser tag and other events so that judges could assess how they interacted. They were also asked to fundraise for Opération Enfant Soleil, a charity based out of Quebec that supports child pediatric care. The second half of the judging took place during the pageant itself. During the gala, contestants were asked to make a 30- to 45-second self presentation. From there, judges selected the top 10 finalists. Those 10 contestants then had to answer the question “What does your province bring to Canada?” After that, the top six finalists were announced. Continued on A3

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Miss Canada: ‘Each Prolific offender no longer permitted to be in district person is inspiring’ A chronic property crime offender is no longer allowed to be in Mission Jada Bailey, 21, was sentenced in Abbotsford provincial court on Feb. 19 to 15 days in jail for a number of offences related to breaching her bail conditions. Bailey is now required to abide by a 12-month probation order which includes a condition that she “must not be found in Mission, British

From A1 With Jamieson in the top six, she was asked to answer one final question – “If you were Miss Canada, what would you want the world to know?” Although she can’t remember exactly what she said, Jamieson obviously did enough to win the title. “I spoke a lot about how I believe that each person is inspiring and we need to share the stories that piece together Canada as a nation.” Now that she has won the Miss Canada title, Jamieson plans to continue and expand on the work she has been doing. “I’m actually meeting with a couple of people while I’m here in Montreal to talk about creating programs for mental health. When I get back to B.C. I’m going to continue to do that and continue to, hopefully, inspire and make positive change in the world.” As for being Miss Canada, Jamieson said there aren’t a lot of commitments. “You don’t have a lot of set

Columbia, except while on a highway in a moving motor vehicle on [her] way to some other place.” Mission RCMP say Bailey is known to residents in Mission, some of whom have confronted her allegedly in the progress of stealing items from their vehicles. This was confirmed on posts on a local social media page. The RCMP did not release

a photo of Bailey, but she is described as: – Caucasian – 21 years old –reddish blonde hair – hazel eyes – 5’ 1” tall, 127 lbs. “We are asking the public to immediately report sightings of Jada Bailey in Mission to the Mission RCMP at (604) 826-7161,” said Steve Crawford, operations NCO for the Mission RCMP.



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artists. If you are interested in being part of this commission, the intake for new members takes place in the fall.” The public art piece known as the Tartan The final myth she wanted to dispel is that has been cancelled. the piece had no significance to the community. On Monday night, Mission council reconsid“That couldn’t be further from the truth.” ered its previous unanimous decision to move Alexis said the tartan signifies the work the art work forward. of dedicated women in the community who Coun. Mark Davies asked council to recon- “worked tirelessly in the social, cultural and sider the decision and vote again. heritage sectors, creating the Mission we are After statements by the mayor and each so proud of today.” councillor, a vote to approve the piece was “It was Rona Jacobsen, who will be 99 this held for a second time. Again the vote was year, and is a life-long advocate for public unanimous, but this transit, who firmly time every councillor placed her hands on was against the project the counter at Rex Cox moving forward. in the early 1990s and The original vote said Mission needed its to approve the piece, own tartan.” designed by artist Imu The Mission WeavChan, created a huge ers and Spinners got backlash on social to work and the tartan media was created. The piece – described Alexis also quoted as a three-dimensional, the public art network cube-shaped interprecouncil, saying “Cittation of the District of ies gain value through Mission tartan made public art – cultural, of coloured Plexiglas social and economic with a colour palette value. and pattern inspired “And in my own by the district’s tartan words, public art does – was largely panned not incite hate. And it’s online, as was the cost hate that I have seen The public art piece called Tartan will not be moving over and over again of $50,300. Along with negative forward after Mission council reversed its decision. on social media.” feedback on social Finally, Alexis told media, council members also received emails council that they will make hundreds of decidemanding the project be scrapped. sions each year and will never be able to please During the debate, Mission Mayor Pam Alex- all of the public, all of the time. is took the opportunity to “dispel some of the One by one, each councillor expressed their myths” that were circulating on social media. feeling about the public art controversy. She told the crowd at the meeting that funds Coun. Cal Crawford said he believes the profor public art do not come from general tax cess of choosing the artwork was done correctly revenue. and thanked people for their hard work. “It comes from gaming revenue. We use the “However, I also believe that due to the overgaming revenue for various projects through- whelming negative response that council has out the community, not just cultural ones,” received from the citizens of Mission, this art Alexis said. object has been tainted beyond repair. In my She also explained that the proper process opinion, if we went ahead with this art piece, was followed, as it has been for other public it will always be viewed in a negative and abuart pieces in the past. The Cultural Resources sive light, rather than what was intended,” Commission was tasked to vet the submissions Crawford said. and guide council. Coun. Carol Hamilton said she feels the “Two of the members are professional local piece of art “has been marred and could be

the subject of vandalism.” “I believe it is OK to take a sober second look after a decision has been made, if council feels it is warranted. With the public feedback, mainly on social media, respectfully I believe this to be the case that we take a second look,” she said. Coun. Ken Herar said he thinks everyone can agree that public art can be controversial and very subjective. While he, like the rest of council, originally voted in favour, the situation has evolved.

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Recent outbreaks of measles just south of the border and in Vancouver have once again brought to the fore the issue of vaccinating to prevent serious illnesses. There are some people who cannot get vaccinated. Those who are immuno-compromised are one group. Another is the small portion of the population who have adverse reactions or allergies to ingredients in vaccines. These folks are why it’s not just a question of your personal choice whether to get you or your children vaccinated. They depend on herd immunity – that is, enough of the population being vaccinated that the risk of infection is very low. When herd immunity is compromised, their health and lives are put in danger, through no choice of their own. Black Press had a story last month about a B.C. mom who was upset that her daughter, who could not be vaccinated because she had a heart transplant, may be put at risk by those who have decided not to vaccinate. That little girl and those like her need to be considered when people think about not giving their children vaccines.


Many of those who choose not to vaccinate make that decision due to fears over ingredients in vaccines causing various health conditions in their children. Many of these fears, which have spread virally over social media, have been thoroughly discredited. People need to take a serious look at the very real consequences their children may experience if they get something like measles: impaired or loss of hearing, impaired or loss of sight, pneumonia. And then there’s the fact that, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control, one in every 3,000 people who contract measles will die. That’s a big roll of the dice. Vaccines work. There were no reported cases of polio – which crippled and killed thousands, many of them children – in Canada from 2011 to 2015. We don’t even talk about the horrors of smallpox anymore. Why would we risk reversing that kind of progress? We should not. We believe you’ll be convinced when you take a real look at the facts. – Black Press

Public art decision reversed It is great that the new council are more open to hear the input from Mission residents by engaging more in social media and including us in the process. I am looking forward to more of the same in the future! Terry Gonzalez I like the idea of an art piece, and the tartan idea was great. I also like the “M” piece that had been put in. I did think the two were too close in proximity. Good job council for reconsidering all the options. Donna Gibson Thank God! Before you do something like this again go to the Mission Arts Council and you will find some real artists, that could design something that everyone would be proud of. Gina Esche Very proud of the young Council handling matters well in a democratic way. Well done Mayor and Council. Ken Selvaraja

Killer whales: the new polar bears of politics Tom Fletcher

B.C. Views Premier John Horgan says it over and over. He keeps staging media events with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee because they share concerns about southern resident killer whales, and the threat posed by additional oil tanker traffic in the Salish Sea. That’s why they teamed up to oppose the twinning of a 65-year-old pipeline that carries Alberta crude to southwestern B.C.’s last remaining refinery in Burnaby and to Washington’s much larger refineries. One of those, the Phillips 66 refinery at Cherry Point, was built in 1954 specifically because the Trans Mountain pipeline was completed that year. By the 1970s, crude from Alaska’s North Slope and the adjacent Arctic Ocean was

heading down the B.C. coast in tankers, to refineries at Cherry Point, Anacortes and on to California. Now, more than one Alaska tanker a day sails past Victoria, but it’s not enough to supply Washington’s demand, with Trans Mountain still the only oil pipeline in the state. Shale oil from North Dakota and additional oilsands crude from Alberta are coming by rail in record amounts, and even the occasional Russian tanker has been seen docking in Washington. The Horgan-Inslee show plays to downtown Vancouver and Seattle media, conditioned for years by covering professionally staged protests. The propaganda message is that one extra tanker a day from Burnaby would be it for southern resident orcas. If you still believe that, I have news for you. That one tanker represents about a five per cent increase in shipping traffic from Vancouver harbour, and much less for the whole region. It’s nothing like the “seven-fold increase” that B.C. Environment Minister George Heyman and his former employer

the Sierra Club keep claiming. A study published last fall in the scientific journal Nature examines the threats to southern resident orcas from three sources: shipping, abundance of salmon and PCB contamination. Tankers are a tiny fraction of the shipping that deters orcas from feeding grounds. Ferries are a much greater problem on both sides of the border. In February, the B.C. government quietly announced it is restoring 2,700 B.C. Ferries sailings that were eliminated in 2014, making a total of about 120,000 per year. Some of these off-peak sailings ran at less than five per cent capacity, the crew outnumbering the passengers. Two of the routes serve Quadra Island, home of Transportation Minister Claire Trevena. The massive taxpayer subsidy to B.C. Ferries is being increased to pay for these nearly empty sailings. Back to southern resident orcas, among the most studied marine creatures in the world. Since 1972, the population of this tiny subgroup has fluctuated from 70 to 99 animals. As of 2017 it was 76, which is why the Nature

study examined inbreeding as a factor in calf survival. Last summer an orca calf died and its mother carried it for days. Serious biologists described an instinctive effort to help calves breathe on their own, but the media story quickly became that the whale was “grieving.” It’s similar to fake news stories about disappearing polar bears. Those have faded away after the world-wide misrepresentation of pictures of a dying bear, and subsequent accurate reports of northern communities overrun by polar bears. Another study of marine life and shipping came out a couple of weeks ago. The National Energy Board approved the Trans Mountain expansion for a second time, recommending efforts to reduce the impact of all shipping on whales, including ferries and whale watching vessels. Tom Fletcher is B.C. legislature reporter and columnist for Black Press Media. tfletcher@blackpress.ca

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Voters are tired of more tax increases, spending I am not surprised that few turn out to question tax hikes. I have spoken at these budget hearings and after a number of times, you begin to realize these hearings are just lip service or checking off the boxes. In the past, very little has changed from concerns by ratepayers. As with most government jobs, the demands by various departments are self-serving and council is weak at challenging these demands. There is a scandalous waste in the public works and the RCMP need to think smarter.

To quote someone’s metaphor “some swamps need to be drained,” in management. The council should and could demand each department to hold their wants to the cost-of-living increases as has Abbotsford. We have four well-meaning (I hope) neophytes on council being led by the incumbents from previous tax-and-spend councils. The voters have some responsibility for this dilemma as there was only one candidate in the last election who talked at length about tax concerns and had extensive experience

as a municipal staff member. He also had experience on Mission council that brought down a zero per cent tax increase, probably the one and only in the annals of Mission history, but he never received enough votes. But wait, there’s more – yes, more pain to come via tax hikes because previous councils gave, in my opinion, a sweetheart deal to Polygon and, as clearly evidenced, current taxpayers subsidize residential development. T.B. Mortimer Mission

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Sharpen your pencils and start cutting I ask council to reconsider this purchase. I have just returned from a month out of the country and was totally shocked to read Then I see a proposed 4.62 per cent tax hike! in the Mission Record that council had voted In my opinion, this is totally unacceptable. to purchase a $50,300 piece of art from a Van- Most Mission taxpayers cannot afford this couver artist. increase. I ask that the district sharpen their We already have a very expensive piece of pencils and start cutting. Sharon Parkinson art downtown but at least the money went to Mission a local artist.

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Polio Eradication Fitness Challenge Inaugural fundraising event took place Saturday at Mission’s Fraserview Elementary School. Teams participated in a truck pull, tire carry, onekilometre run, building-block challenge, pong game, egg race and more.

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Brooklyn Emary sang the song Never Enough and took second place in the Junior category at the Optimist Club of Mission’s 20th annual Talent Show for Youth. Emary’s photo ran in last week’s edition of the Mission Record with the wrong name in the caption. BOB FRIESEN PHOTO

March is Distracted Driving Month and the Mission RCMP is cracking down on distracted drivers as well as promoting awareness and education on the issue. More than one in four fatal crashes on B.C. roads involves driver distraction. Every year, on average, 27 people are killed in distracted-driving-related crashes in the Lower Mainland. The Mission RCMP wants to remind drivers of the following tips: – If you find it difficult to take a break from your phone while driving, turn it to silent and keep it out of reach and out of sight. – Even when stopped at a light or in heavy traffic, you’re still driving and need to be aware of what’s going on around you. You’re less likely to see pedestrians and cyclists when you’re distracted. – Drivers in the Graduated Licensing Program (GLP) are not allowed to use their phones at all, even hands-free. This restriction includes streaming music, using maps or GPS apps. “We will be out in full force with a focus on distracted driving. It’s not about writing tickets or filling a quota; it’s about keeping people safe,” said Cpl. Nathan Berze of the Mission RCMP.



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7. Amusement centers: bring the little ones to let off some steam with inflatable playgrounds, mazes, zip lines, trampolines, slides, bumper cars and more.

Council is seeking your input on a proposed application for a new brewery and pub to be located at 33192 - 1st Avenue. You are invited to share your comments in person at the Regular Council meeting on March 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers of Municipal Hall (8645 Stave Lake Street). Written submissions about this proposal will be accepted until Friday, March 15. You can drop off or mail written submissions to the District of Mission, 8645 Stave Lake Street, Mission, BC, V2V 4L9, or send an email to info@mission.ca

8. Escape rooms: are you up for a challenge? Solve the puzzles before time runs out! 9. Bowling: everyone loves a good, old-fashioned trip to the bowling lanes. 10. Performances: theatre, circus, puppets, ,music and more- when it comes to quality local entertainment, the possibilities are endless!

The subject property for the proposal is approximately 265 square metres (2,849 square feet) in size and located in the Downtown of the Mission Core Neighbourhood. The property is a vacant three story building located on the southwest corner of 1st Avenue and Welton Street. The applicant proposes to utilize the first two floors of the existing building for the brewery, providing liquor services from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm Sundays through Thursdays and 10:00 am to 1:00 am on Fridays and Saturdays.

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For the particularly adventurous, ice climbing, sea kayaking and kite skiing are just a few possible ways to spend a thrilling day. Treetop obstacle course parks offer another option to see the green outdoors from a different perspective, On the other hand, if you prefer team sports, spring break is a perfect time to reunite your friends and family members for a rousing game of hockey or broom ball.


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Council approves 3.83 per cent tax increase Kevin Mills Mission Record

Mission council has approved a municipal tax increase of 3.83 per cent. That figure is lower than the 4.62 per cent increase previously

debated. Along with the 3.83 per cent tax increase are increases to the drainage levy (9.75 per cent), water utility user fees (one per cent) and sewer utility user fees (five per cent). There will be no in-

crease for waste and recycling. The 3.83 per cent tax increase translates into an additional $76.19 for the average assessed home in Mission. The five per cent increase in the sewer

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utility user fee equates to an extra $21 per year. The one per cent water utility user fee increase equals an additional $5.28, and the 9.75 per cent increase to the drainage levy equates to $10.37. Totaling all the proposed increases results in the average assessed home in Mission paying an additional $112.84. During the budget meeting on Wednesday (March 6) afternoon, council listened as staff explained how they managed to shave 0.79 per cent off the original recommended increase. After consulting

with BC Assessment, it was discovered that several new lots – the biggest being a 25-lot subdivision on Hatzic Ridge – had been approved in time to make the 2019 assessment roll. That amounts to approximately $120,000 in extra tax revenue. Other savings found include an additional $40,000 due to budget changes to the train bus operations, which have not been fully utilized. Smaller savings found include Mission RCMP changing its request for a holiday relief position from .6 of a full-time position

to .45 (a savings of $17,700). There was also an unexpected increase in transit ticket purchase revenue last year, which also deceases the amount needed in the new budget. As a result, the new proposed municipal tax increase was lowered to 3.83 per cent. “I’m actually comfortable (with the budget), but I absolutely recognize… that it’s not sustainable to keep going to the residents for tax increases,” said Mission Mayor Pam Alexis. “But there’s a lot that we need in this community and

we need to absolutely share the tax burden.” Alexis said the most important thing council has to work on is increasing employment land availability so they can share the tax base with industry and business. “Over time it is unsustainable to continue to rely on the taxpayer. We compare to West Vancouver, White Rock, Lion’s Bay with respect to the percentage – the 75 per cent that we rely on residents – and that’s ridiculous. We have to have industry in the community. We have to have light industry

and so it’s a priority for this council.” Alexis commended district staff for managing to reduce the overall increase. “They have worked feverishly in trying to find more savings, more efficiency, more compromise in sharing with staff and time. Kudos to our staff.” Coun. Cal Crawford pointed out that 1.07 per cent of the increase required was the result of the new BC Payroll Tax, which came into effect on Jan. 1, 2019. Had the province not created the new tax, Mission could have had a tax increase as low as 2.76 per cent.

Reversal decision unanimous From A5 Connect Hearing, with hearing researcher Professor Kathy Pichora-Fuller at the University of Toronto, seeks participants who are over 50 years of age and have never worn hearing aids for a hearing study investigating factors that can influence better hearing. All participants will have a hearing test provided at no charge and if appropriate, the clinician may discuss hearing rehabilitation options including hearing aids. Qualifying participants may also receive a demo of the latest hearing technology. The data collected from this study will be used to further our understanding of hearing loss and improve lifechanging hearing healthcare across Canada. Why participate in the hearing study? Hearing problems typically result from damage to the ear and researchers have spent decades tr y ing to understand the biology behind hearing loss. More importantly, researchers now realize the need to better understand how hearing loss affects your everyday life*.

In this new hearing study, Professor Pichora-Fuller and her team are trying to find out how people learn to live with hearing loss and how new solutions could help these people take action sooner and live life more fully. It is estimated that 46% of people aged 45 to 87 have some degree of hearing loss1, but most do not seek treatment right away. In fact, the average person with hearing loss will wait ten years before seeking help2 . This is because at the beginning stages of hearing loss people often find they can “get by” without help, however as the problem worsens this becomes increasingly harder to do. For some people this loss of clarity is only a problem at noisy restaurants or in the car, but for others it makes listening a struggle throughout the entire day. By studying people who have difficulty hearing in noise or with television, we hope to identify key factors impacting these d if f icu lt ies a nd f u r t her understand their influence on the treatment process.

If you are over 50 years of age and have never worn hearing aids, you can register to be a part of this new hearing study† by calling: 1.888.242.4892 or visiting connecthearing.ca/hearing-study.

“What we have seen, in the conversation to follow, was there was no spark for this particular public art choice and it certainly

did not resonate with the general public, unfortunately,” Herar said. Coun. Danny Plecas commended any artist who takes on the challenge to create public

art. However, it would be difficult to move this piece forward. “There would be ridicule, there would be damage to the piece of art. It just simply would be a

challenge to put that art there today,” he said. Coun. Jag Gill said he appreciated the amount of work the commission put in to get the art project


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this far. “Public art does cause controversy, but I just believe that if we go ahead with this art, it’s been tainted. In respect to the artist, it won’t be appreciated,” Gill said. Coun. Mark Davies thanked council for taking a second look at the project. He said the process was followed correctly. However, “it seems the process has become politicized and we need to solve that problem.” “Public art is incredibly important… We want to see it continue to move forward in Mission, but I don’t want to see what happened this last two weeks happen again,” Davies said. The contract between the district and the artist has not yet been signed and there are no major ramifications for changing the vote. It did cost the district $1,000 to pay the artist for materials used to create the scale model. No plans are in place at this time for a new art piece as council decided to wait before determining how to move forward.

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Heritage Park finishes third Grade 9 girls excel at provincial basketball tourney Ben Lypka Abbotsford News

The Heritage Park Middle School Highlanders Grade 9 girls basketball team impressed at provincials over the weekend, finThe Heritage Park Highlanders celebrate a third-place finish at the Grade 9 girls ishing a strong third in the province. provincial basketball tournament over the weekend. SUBMITTED PHOTO

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Handsworth on Feb. 28. HPMS continued its winning ways in the quarter-final round, with a 50-41 win over Seycove on March 1. The club suffered its lone defeat at the provincials later that day, when they lost 38-24 to the Abbotsford Tra-

ditional Titans. The Highlanders then bounced back on Saturday with a 27-26 win over Maple Ridge to finish third. That result is the best-ever finish for HPMS at the Grade 9 girls level. Grade 8 student Natalie Curley was named the defensive player of the tournament, while Grade 9s Isabella Vetter and Maddie Hofer were both named to the tournament all-star team. Coach Frank Chan said he was thrilled with his team’s play at the event. “We’re happy with the result,” he said. “If you had asked us at the start of the year if we’d be happy to finish third, I think myself and the girls would be

pleased with that finish. The girls worked really hard and it was nice to see that pay off.” Chan noted that the team finished first overall in the Abbotsford-Mission Grade 9 girls league regular season with a record of 24-6, but the team stumbled a bit in the Fraser Valley championships and finished fourth. He said it was nice to see the team overcome some of the adversity they faced in the regionals and perform so well at the provincials. McMath defeated the Titans 49-24 in the provincial final. For complete results from the event, visit bbc9girlsprovincials. weebly.com/results. html.

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March 14, 2019 is the date for the Annual General Meeting (AGM), the event will be held at the Copper Hall on Railway Avenue. What happens at the AGM? The AGM is a combination of function and information sharing. During the meeting, you will learn about the latest initiatives happening in the Chamber world as well as the lineup of events and educational opportunities that the MRCC will be making available to the community. The functional aspects of the AGM can include voting on proposed bylaw changes and of course, electing the Board Executives, as well as new Directors to the Board. Members in attendance have the opportunity to vote to elect the new Board representatives. After the business portion of the meeting, we will have Paul Horn of Bootstrap Consulting give a fun and informative presentation on governance and Robert’s Rules of Order. Register to reserve your spot today. MEET YOUR 2019 BOARD EXECUTIVES

to further our “Mission”. Raj has continuously volunteered her time in her community whether it be Rotary, kid’s events, and Chamber. FOR VICE PRESIDENT | One Year Term One Candidate to Serve Until March 31, 2020 Ellen Nguyen, What’s On! Mission Magazine Ellen comes from a diverse background of work experience: teaching at Khalsa School and Western Town College; production and marketing with Creative Media and Promise Consulting; managing a family business, Jimmy’s Lunch Box. Currently, she is the owner of What’s On! Magazine in Mission. Ellen is a recipient of the Premier’s Excellence Award. Ellen is also active in the community: volunteering as an Executive for both the Mission Minor Baseball Association and Mission Skating Club; managing kids’ volleyball and baseball teams, and has volunteered in hospitality at The BC Winter Games. There are many causes close to her heart, and to that end, she has participated in the CIBC Run for the Cure, Spartan Sprint, Colour Me Rad Run, Coldest Night of the Year Walk. NOMINEES FOR THE BOARD DIRECTORS FOR DIRECTORS | Two Year Terms | Five positions open

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Angel Elias, Mission Hospice Society

Raj Patara, Silverhorse Consulting Raj Patara is the founder and CEO of Silverhorse Consultants, her company has vast experience working on advocacy work, Government relations, fundraising development from Major Gifts to developing Annual Giving and Stewardship programs, and campaigns. Raj has over 20 years’ experience in the Development world and has been a business owner since the age of 25. Her experience working with different communities has given her a better understanding of how to utilize the resources that may not sit in your community but can be leveraged. Raj has worked on both sides of government the political and the bureaucratic end to help her understand the inner workings of how to get policy through and passed. She has been raising her family in the Fraser Valley for over 8 years and looks forward to working with the business community

Angel is the Executive Director of the Mission Hospice. She once worked in the Mission Chamber office as the membership and events coordinator which gives her a solid understanding of the Chamber World. Angel also has experience with Boards and governance which will be very helpful as all new Boards rely on experienced members as they navigate the process. As ED of the Hospice she is also a very active community member and has or is involved with the Mission Mid-Day Rotary (Past President and current Secretary), Mission Secondary Dry Grad Committee (Chair), Mission Minor Lacrosse Association, and Mission Minor Hockey Association.


Services provider in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley. A company that is growing at a fast pace. She has been a member of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business since 2015 and an entrepreneur since 2009. Celine has been an active volunteer with the Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce and currently sits on the events committee. She is also passionate about the District of Mission and is known to frequent the Mission Farmers Market, local festivals, cultural celebrations and artisan markets with her son. Denise Fowle, Inspire Me Fitness Denise is the owner-operator of Inspire Me Fitness and the General Manager of the Stage. She is a group fitness instructor with a background in early childhood education, event planning, graphic design, and promotion. Denise is an active Chamber member and has attended many luncheons, events, workshops, and seminars. She also enjoys volunteering in the community and is involved with the Fraser Valley Youth Society (FVYS) Pride Committee, FVYS Gala Committee, Mission Environmental Stewardship Society Volunteer, and spearheads many fundraisers using the Inspire Me Fitness classes for local non-profit organizations. Doug Lifford, Doug Lifford Mortgage Services Doug is the owner and broker at Doug Lifford Mortgage Services, he has been in the industry for 32 years and has been operating his business in downtown Mission for 13 years. He is a proud member of the Downtown Business Association and has been a Director of the Mission Chamber in the past and a long-time member. Doug is also an active community member having been a Rotarian, and youth soccer coach.

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MLA Roundtable with Simon Gibson Date: March 12, 2019 Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

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As our 125th Anniversary year draws to a close, I am not just reflecting back on this past year, but on an entire century of incredible work done by our local Board of Trade. Like many of you, I wasn’t fully aware of the history of the Chamber in Mission, until participating in our 125th Committee. At every meeting, what resonated with me, and continues to resonate with me today, is the impact that the business leaders have had on the entire Mission community. We face interesting global political times where mass opinion is often critical of leadership being “out for themselves”, my personal journey into the history of the work done by Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce has been a bright spot of positivity. The community that we live, work and play in today was significantly impacted by the decisions made and the advocacy work done by the businesses who started here 125 years ago and that legacy continues today. The Chamber’s investment of time and our commitment to Mission can be seen by every

person who lives here, who travels through here, and who owns a business here. While we cannot say every year of our 125 years has been perfection, each of them has collectively had an impact. This past year has been an introspective and transitionary year, navigating the changes in community leadership, tourism and staffing. I liken it to taking a big, deep breath in, and now here I am, still waiting to exhale. The final transition of tourism takes place later this year, along with a new strategic plan. This is our opportunity to evolve and it’s important that we take our time forging our new path in this community. The launch of our new branding this past year signaled the start of a new 125 years for Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce. I am filled with gratitude to have been involved in the start of this new era and I’m wrapping up my time has President of this important organization with confidence that we are on track for more great business leaders and continued impact on our community. I am

very honoured to now take my spot as Past President of the Board which allows me to continue working on the Board as well as I am able to act as a mentor and guide for the up and coming business champions that will be stepping into their new roles.

Mission Chamber of Commerce dives into 2019 budget and its impact on Mission’s Business Community Mission, British Columbia: Last Tuesday, the 2019 provincial budget was released. Overall, while the strategy to create affordability for British Columbians is welcomed, concern grows for the tax weight place on Small – Medium Enterprises (SME). As stated by Val Litwin, President & CEO of the BC Chamber of Commerce “A new Employers’ Health Tax, an increasing carbon tax, a rising minimum wage, climbing corporate tax rates – these costs are weighing down the backbone of BC’s economy.” This is British Columbia’s SMEs. Social issues are strong at the forefront, building on the policy priorities over the past year. This is causing many Chambers of Commerce’s including Mission, a note of caution to the reciprocations placed on businesses. To reiterated Kelowna Chamber of Commerce, “We need to be sensible - $5 billion in costs over the next three

years in on the backs of business- and, there is a limit to how much can be underwritten by business in BC.” To see BC provide a balanced budget, that tackles affordability head-on, is most certainly good for British Columbians. We have pursued as a province for continued investments in housing, enhanced Child Opportunity Benefits that improve workplace flexibility and Clean BC Credits and incentives, all of which are positively supported in the budget. These concepts identified from the 2019 BC Budget are welcomed ones. However, there are a few parts that have been identified in the Budget that give the business community reason to pause: • Double-dipping on the Employer Health Tax & MSP Premium payments for 2019 • No action to make the spec tax more fair

• No real action to incent business competitiveness, especially for SMEs The 2019 BC Budget, remains balanced, while also collecting the concern of its revenue being fuelled by large tax increases; especially to business. With these tax increases, the BC Chamber of Commerce continues to showcase warning of its impact on the province’s overall tax competitiveness and furthermore, its ability to attract business to British Columbia.

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It takes only small changes to make a marked difference in your health and feeling of wellbeing, and Denise and Candyce Fowle, owners of Inspire Me Fitness, demonstrate it is possible not only by showing, but by doing it in a very fun and local way. Operating out of The Stage on First Avenue for two hours, four days a week and at other local venues when required, the pair are the recipients of the 2018 Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce Local Focus Business Excellence Award. They run their business like a non-profit and operate like philanthropists with the belief healthy people are the foundation of a strong community.

The company was launched in 2017. Denise lost 100 pounds and Candyce lost 60 pounds through Zumba, and are an inspiration to the 60 clients in their classes. They also offer Zumbini for babies at another local studio, plus pilates, Strong by Zumba, POUND fitness, yoga, meal planning, cardio boxing and more. By day, Denise is general manager of The Stage (also a Business Excellence award winner the same night) and Candyce works for Translink. The couple are raising a 10-year-old daughter and spend their free time hiking and camping. They engage in fundraisers like Mission Christmas Bureau, Winter Warmup for Coldest Night of the Year to support MY House and Hope Central, Mission Skate Club, and Fraser Valley Youth Society (serving on Pride committee and board).


“We do it because we love it,” said Denise about teaching others fitness and supporting community groups. “Our goal is to be open to all age groups and to grow the business to sustain our own studio space. We don’t make a profit.” Inspire Me Fitness is also nominated for a Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Award this year, and they are pleased with their Mission Chamber membership, indicating it helped “get the ball rolling with their marketing” and inspired them through the lunch-and-learn events. Denise, who plans to run for the Mission Chamber board, was raised in Mission. Candyce grew up in Whonnock. “We love Mission. We will never go. We are super lucky to be here,” they said. To learn more about Inspire Me Fitness, click on inspiremefitness.ca or call 604-671-5182.


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Two suspects arrested for alleged car theft

Two suspects are now in custody after trying to evade Mission RCMP. Last Thursday (Feb.28) at about 10:45 a.m., police were conducting proactive patrols when they located two suspects driving a stolen vehicle near the area of Stave Lake Street and Lougheed Highway. When police attempted to stop the stolen vehicle, the suspects fled, hitting a police car in the process. A short time later, police located the stolen vehicle after the suspects abandoned it and ran into a wooded area. With the assistance of the Integrated Police Dog Service and RCMP Air Services (a helicopter), the two suspects were located and taken into

custody. There were no injuries and the matter was resolved quickly. The incident is still under investiga-

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District Update Council Highlights

March 4, 2019

These highlights are a synopsis of the March 4, 2019 Regular Meeting of Council. Visit mission.ca to read the complete agenda or watch the recorded webcast of the meeting.

Proclamations March 26, 2019 has been proclaimed as Purple Day in Mission, in support of the global effort dedicated to promoting epilepsy awareness, reducing stigma, and improving quality of life for people living with epilepsy. In recognition of the 24th Annual BC Ukrainian Cultural Festival, May 4, 2019 has been proclaimed Ukrainian Cultural Festival Day in Mission.

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Council received the final report for an Enterprise Application Strategy.This project sets the roadmap for transforming the use of technology within the District and will guide efforts to improve efficiency, productivity, and service for the community.

Changes to Public Art Process Council brought forward a motion to reconsider the recent resolution that approved the awarding of a contract for $50,300 for a public art project for Downtown Mission. Upon reconsideration, the resolution failed to pass; therefore the project will not move ahead. Council also asked that staff review the public art process and propose recommendations for the future. District of Mission Council wishes to invite you to the following open and regular meetings of Council which are scheduled for the weeks of:

PUBLIC MEETINGS OF COUNCIL March 8, 2018 to March 22, 2019

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KOPLOWITZ, Colleen Dolores Colleen Dolores Koplowitz, age 83, passed peacefully on Friday, Feb. 22 at Silverado Memory Care Community in Bellingham, Wa. surrounded by family. To read Colleen’s full obituary and to share your memories, please visit www.molesfarewelltributes.com.

DOUGLAS, Dorothy Evelyn Nee Anderson Sunrise August 6, 1920 – Sunset February 27, 2019 Dorothypassedawaypeacefully on Feb. F 27th, 2019 at the age of 98 years at Worthington PPavillion in Abbotsford. Predeceased by parents Bill and Eva Anderson, husband of 55 years Bob Douglas. Graham BBeck. Survived by Niece Sharon Carter & Al and Sh family, Douglas Carter fam & Car arol Carter- Daughter, Nephew Wayne Douglas, son Duff & family. Niece Lynn Beck-Wilson, son David, Nyle and family. Daughter in – law Susan and family. Dorothy enjoyed a full life- she was in Lion’s Kinettes, played bridge, went fishing, golfing and gardening. Dorothy and Bob had their own Real Estate office for many years. They enjoyed travels to Palm Springs, New York, Hawaii, England and Scotland. In later years to Victoria. Dorothy will be missed. Our thanks to the staff at Worthington for the wonderful care Dorothy received. By request No funeral. A private family gathering will be held in the Spring.

Suzanne Doreen Staines (nee Ruddick) Suzanne, born February 25, 1948 to Bruce and Shirley Ruddick (both deceased), passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on March 4th, 2019 at the Christine Morrison Hospice. She was strong woman who faced many health challenges and would somehow come out smiling at the other end. She grew up in Websters Corners (Maple Ridge) and moved to Mission in 1970. Predeceased by her husband and love of her life, “Harry� in 2011, she is survived by daughter Tracy (Drew) Kiefer, son Len (Judy) Staines, grandchildren Kaitlin, Alexis, Nolan and “lil� Kaitlyn, and her brother Craig (Gwen) Ruddick. Suzanne was a much loved artist and also known for her kick-ass shortbread cookies at Christmas. She will be missed by many family and friends. A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date. The family would like to express deep gratitude to the compassionate staff who cared for Suzanne in the Christine Morrison Hospice. In lieu of flowers, we ask that you make a donation in Suzanne’s name to this amazing facility.

The night will be brighter with a new star!

The Rose Beyond The Wall A rose once grew where all could see, sheltered beside a garden wall, And as the days passed swiftly by, it spread its branches, straight and tall... One day, a beam of light shone through a crevice that had opened wide The rose bent gently toward its warmth then passed beyond to the other side Now, you who deeply feel its loss, be comforted - the rose blooms thereits beauty even greater now, nurtured by God's own loving care.

INDEX IN BRIEF FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS ..............1-8 COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS....9-57 TRAVEL .......................................61-76 CHILDREN ...................................80-98 EMPLOYMENT .........................102-198 BUSINESS SERVICES ...............203-387 PETS & LIVESTOCK .................453-483 MERCHANDISE FOR SALE........503-587 REAL ESTATE...........................603-969 RENTALS.................................703-757 AUTOMOTIVE...........................804-862 MARINE...................................902-920

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Community Announcements

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Funeral Homes

Funeral Homes

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Arranging your own service? Gathering room rental $285.00. Located right on the Hatzic Cemetery 34863 Cemetery Ave, Mission


604-820-8844 Information

DEWDNEY AREA IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT Box 3005, Mission, BC V2V 4J3 Phone: 604-826-2713 (messages) www.daidinfo.com email: admin@daidinfo.com


Board of Trustees Meeting Monday, March 11th, 2019 7:00 p.m. Hatzic Prairie Community Hall 10845 Farms Road, Hatzic Prairie NOTICE TO RATEPAYERS All district property owners are cordially invited to attend all district Board meetings.

Until there's a cure, there's us.

LOST DOG. Black & white. American Cocker Spaniel. Lost morning of Feb 26 in Lake Errock. 778-871-5487

Personal Services Mind Body Spirit #1 in the Fraser Valley

SPRING RELAX SPA 604-859-9686 2451 Clearbrook Rd Abbotsford

Financial Services GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877-987-1420 www.pioneerwest.com

Home Business Services

Computer Services

COMPUTER laptop repairs Income Tax. #103 - 2464 Clearbrook Rd 604-724-0440

Concrete & Placing

SEMI-RETIRED contractor sm concrete jobs Patio’s sidewalks driveways Re&re old or damaged concrete Ken 604-307-4923


DRYWALL TAPING, ceiling texture/repairs. Sml/lge jobs 604-556-4696; 604-859-1354

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Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities


WITH BLACK PRESS STARTS HERE Black Press Media is the leading North American local news champion with operations across British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon, Washington State, California, Alaska and Hawaii. Over 2,000 talented employees work with us delivering unique community news and information across a full suite of digital and traditional media channels. We value diverse viewpoints, new ways of thinking and a collaborative approach to delivering results.


Black Press is looking for a high energy, enthusiastic go-getter to take our leading print and digital advertising solutions to market. Your multi-tasking skills will be put to good use as you balance the day-to-day advertising requirements of existing customers while growing business through dedication to acquiring new customers. You are relationship oriented and understand how to organize yourself to be successful in a deadline driven environment. Outgoing personalities that focus on business needs through creativity, high energy and excellent problem solving are most successful in our industry.


Abbynews.com and the Abbotsford News is looking for a dynamic Multi-Media Sales Manager who will be responsible for the revenue development of a successful and growing advertising sales team. The ideal candidate will have a successful track record leading a sales team, will be an exceptional communicator, well organized, a strong problem solver and enjoy working in a competitive environment.


Van Press Printers has an opening for a part-time Pre-Press Operator at our Burnaby location to work 24 to 40 hours per week. Must be willing to work nights and weekends. Preference will be given to those with experience however; we are willing to train the right person. Working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat an asset.

Career Opportunities

MEI is an independent pre-K-12 school system with over 1400 students. All applicants must be dedicated to Christian education. MEI Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following available positions at MEI Schools. MEI Secondary, Middle & Elementary Schools Teachers Education Assistants MEI Schools Facilities & Transportation Bus Drivers Facilities Maintenance Worker

Farm Workers


We’re currently looking for an energetic team player to join our fast-paced accounting office. This is a high volume position, with several key deadlines each month. Strong Excel skills are a must. Candidates must be detail-oriented, possess excellent keyboard skills, have excellent customer service skills, and be skilled in the use of Excel, Word, e-mail, and internet.


Help Wanted

S & H Gill Farms Ltd. is now accepting applications for F/T Seasonal Farm Workers to start June 2019. 6 positions avail. Duties incl: Picking Berries and Stacking up to 40 lbs blueberries totes and forklift exp. Must be able to work in hot weather. $13.85/hr Call: Cell 778-240-0708, Fax: 604-854-5961 TWENTY (20) F/T Farm Workers req’d at A&P Fruit Growers 1794 Peardonville Rd., Abbotsford, BC. Work starting May 1, 2019, 5 - 6 days/week. No education / exp. req’d. Heavy lifting req’d., planting, weeding & harvesting of crops / berries, outdoors in all weather. $12.65/hr. Fax:

604-864-4964 or email reenu@apfruitgrowers.ca

.RG HandyLandscaper 604-504-1559

Home Improvements Registered Nurses

• Servers • Cooks • Pro Shop Crew • Grounds Crew Required for Mission Golf & Country Club

Part-time & Full-time available. Days, afternoons, evenings & weekends. Must be 19 years of age. Golf benefits. E-mail resume: missiongolf@shaw.ca or apply in person at 7983 Nelson Street, Mission

Casual Registered Nurses needed for in home 1:1 Pediatric Respite/Nursing care for medically fragile children in your area. Offering union wages, paid training & full support. For full details and to apply visit: www.resourceability.ca

VECTOR RENO’S Interior & Exterior Additions repairs/strata improvements Also fences, decks, sheds, garages & wood planters. Call 604-690-3327

Painting & Decorating

Medical/Dental DENTAL RECEPTIONIST P/T for Abbotsford office. Dental Reception experience req’d. Wednesday to Saturday. Email resume to:

.M&M SPARKLING SERVICE Interior / Exterior Painting. 20 Years Experience. Free Estimates. We take pride in our work! BBB. WCB coverage. Cell 604-861-0624.


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Help Wanted

Ticketed Painter. N/S. In Business 25 Yrs. A+ Rating

For details on these positions, please visit our website www.meischools.com under Employment

Drivers/Courier/ Trucking DUMP TRUCK DRIVER WithTandem or

Pony Experience Please fax resumes to:

604-856-9172 or for more info call:


BBB, WCB & LIABILITY Cell 604-837-6699

Roofing & Skylights

20 Farm Labourers Required at Randhawa Farms Ltd. 5 or 6 days a week 40 or 50 hours/week $12.65/hr Greenhouse work such as picking, pruning, twisting and other misc. greenhouse labour. Employment to start immediately Fax: 604-864-8858 33677 Hallert Rd. Abbotsford


Black Press Media has an immediate opening for a Network and Server Specialist to support our business server infrastructure. This is your opportunity to be part of a team that manages the IT requirements of offices in BC, Alberta, Washington and Alaska. The ideal candidate will have strong communication (both verbal and written), problem solving, and decision-making skills. The ability to work with minimal supervision but as part of a team and is highly organized and detail oriented with the ability to prioritize daily tasks.

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Motor Route Driver The Abbotsford News is looking for Motor Route drivers to deliver in rural areas of East Abbotsford. The applicant must have a reliable vehicle. This is a contract position with flexible hours. The routes are approximately 1.75 hrs and 3.5 hrs per day.

ROOFING Repairs, reroofs & sheet metal work. Gutter cleaning. Free Estimates. Reasonable. rates. Senior’s Discount. 604-763-3201

Rubbish Removal

FAMILY MAN w/truck for yard & home clean-ups, odd jobs, scrap removal. Free est. 604-820-2383


Wednesday and Friday delivery must be completed by 5:00pm. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to supplement their income. Interested applicants should send a resume and covering letter to: circulation@abbynews.com

Farm Workers GREENHOUSE WORKERS Picking, pruning, twisting etc. Start immed. Mount Lehman Vegetable Farm Inc. 6592 Mt. Lehman Rd Abbotsford, BC V4X 2G5. Starting wage $12.65/hr 5-6 days/ wk. No exp necessary, will train. Fax resume: 604-856-3360

GREENHOUSE WORKERS Picking, pruning, twisting etc. Start immediately. Mt. Lehman Greenhouse Inc. 29092 Mt. Lehman Road, Abbotsford, BC V4X 1S1. Starting wage $12.65/hr. 5-6 days/wk. No exp. necessary, will train. Fax resumes: 604-856-3360

Seasonal Farm Workers Needed March 2019 – Nov . 40 – 60 hrs / wk, $12.65 / hr. Field work, weeding, pruning, picking, planting, general farm work. Heavy lifting required. Outdoor, all weather conditions. No exp. needed. Work location is Abbotsford BC. Send resumes to collinr@telus.net. Collin Regehr Farms Ltd. 30162 Marshall Rd. Ext. Abbotsford BC V4X 2L1

Electrical YOUR ELECTRICIAN Lic #89402 Same day guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

General Labourers Required full-time for our growing company. Steady, year round work indoors in Chilliwack. Several roles available based on skill set and experience. On site industry training will be provided. Monday Fridays with weekends and holidays off. Competitive wages. Benefits plus MSP after 3 months. Apply in person with resume and references to: 43851 Industrial Way, Chilliwack, B.C. No phone calls please

Periodontal Hygienist Needed Thursdays and Fridays. Position is available immediately. Candidate must have a high interest in comprehensive periodontal and implant therapy. We are seeking a friendly and energetic individual to join our team Fax: 604.859.5919 or email: drhenrylouie@telus.net

Circulation Department Abbotsford News 34375 Gladys Ave Abbotsford BC V2S 2H5 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

.Davies Sand & Gravel Ltd. 604-826-6736 All Types of Gravel & Sand. Top Soil. Excavations. Low Bed - Trucking - Bulldozer - Demolition - Road Building. Pit - 11496 Dewdney Trunk Rd., Mission info@daviessandgravel.com


Motor Route Driver The Abbotsford News/Mission Record is looking for a Motor Route Driver to deliver papers in the business area of Mission. Applicant must have a reliable vehicle with delivery insurance. This is a contract position with flexible hours.

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Tree Services

Wednesday and Friday delivery to be completed by 5:00 pm Approximately 1.5 hours per day. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to supplement their income. Approximately $264 per month. Interested applicants should send a resume and covering letter to circulation@abbynews.com Circulation Department Abbotsford News 34375 Gladys Ave Abbotsford BC V2S 2H5 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

.TREE WORKS, Res/Com. Tree rem, pruning, land clearing 604-787-5915. www.treeworksonline.ca

A & D TREE SERVICE Fruit Tree Pruning Experts, Pruning and Tree Removal Hedges, Insured, Exp. Free Est. 604-226-6514 or 604-845-5547

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Rayway Operator Training School Ltd. Learn to operate an EXCAVATOR or BACKHOE Be employable in as little as 604-546-7600

Junk Removal RECYCLE IT Earth Friendly Junk Removal, Junk/Rubbish, Furniture, Appliances, Electronics, 604-587-5865

House Smart Home Improvements Windows & Patio Doors FREE in Home Estimates: 604-537-5410






CATS GALORE, TLC. For adoption, spayed/neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388

Merchandise for Sale

Auctions 2 Online Auctions Of Food & Restaurant Equipment - Opens March 12th - Closes March 19th View Online at activeauctionmart.com Onsite Viewing One Day Only - Complete. Restaurant - Formerly Jacksons Grill in Chilliwack, BC plus Surplus Grocery Store Equipment in Langley BC - Lots incl: Auto Slicers, Hobart Mixer, 7 True Refrig units, Smallwares, Robot Coupe, Blendtec Blenders, Complete Booths, Tables, Chairs PLUS 3 x 30 Quart Axis Mixers, 5 Henny Penny Combi Ovens, Slicers, Cook & Hold, Vacuum Sealer , Savage Bros Fudge Makers and MORE. For Viewing Times & More Details Visit www. activeauctionmart.com email buyit@activeauctionmart. com - Tel 604-371-1190 Catalogs Avail.

Fruit & Vegetables

The Valley’s Premier Farm Market for 43 years! ~~ OPEN ~~ Friday & Saturday 8 am to 6 pm SECURITY OFFICER in 40 hours training classes avail in Abby. Full job placement 604-859-8860 to registe

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Paragon Lawn & Landscape Ltd. - Spring lawn start up, powerraking, lawn overseed. 10% off bark mulch installation. 778-241-8962

.TRASH B GONE Odd Jobs - Yard Maintenance. Remove anything / any size from house, yard, business: Electronics, furniture, appliances, weeds, blackberry bushes. Fast & Affordable. Free Estimates. Call Dave 604-825-0066. trashbgone.ca

Mr Home Inspector -604-837-3603 Daniel@mrhomeinspectorltd.com Over 250 Items inspected

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CHINA CABINET, glass doors on top, drawer in cabinet in bottom. 6’ x 2’10” cherry wood $250. 604853-0277 Quality Micro Fibre Reclining Loveseat & 2 Matching Reclining Chairs Dark brown, smoke free, good cond! Sell as set for $650 or Loveseat $300 & Chairs $200/ea. Or BEST OFFER! 604-859-6863.

Real Estate Epide Cleaning Services Ltd. The best commercial cleaning in Abbotsford! BBB and Chambers of Commerce. 604-996-6622

Can-Pro Paint and Drywall Over 30 years of Quality Service The Real Deal 3 ROOMS $250 604-771-7052 We’re Tough to Beat!

ATLAS VINYL SUNDECKS. Your Complete Sundeck Specialists. Vinyl Waterproofing. Deck Rebuilds. Custom Build Railings. Patio Covers. Using DURADEK. 778-285-2107.

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New Park Spaces

Now Available Adult/Family spaces available Pet friendly Quality Homes 1-800-339-5133

Visit your local community Black Press Media newspaper website & click on the E-EDITIONS button at the top of the page. .Timmermans Tree Service. Friendly Service, Stump Grinding, Free Estimates, Tree Removals Big & Small, Professional Certified Pruning. Call 604-504-5381.

.HANDY RICHARD - Does most any job big or small! Kitchen / Bath Reno’s. Electrical / Plumbing. Painting / Drywall. Decks & Railings. Anything else, just ask! Serving Abbotsford for 20 years. Call 604-556-8183.

TONY’S Painting 604-329-3802

SRI Manufactured homes glenbrookhomes.net Chuck 604-830-1960

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Misc. Wanted

Misc. Wanted

Apt/Condo for Rent

Cars - Domestic

Scrap Car Removal

Legal Notices

Arlington Place

Mint 2004 Impala


Hemingway’s 33765 Essendene Ave. Abbotsford 604.855.1894

Jack’s Towing


29092 Fraser Hwy, Abbotsford Will be selling the following vehicles on March 15, 2019 for non payment.

(Next to MCC) Very Competitive Rates, Quiet, Clean, Well Managed. NOW AVAILABLE LGE 1 & 2 BDRM SUITES

Heat & hot water incl. Frige, stove, d/w, micro Senior’s Discount. Resident Manager Linda @ 604-850-7050

Aspen Court


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1-800-674-WOOD (9663) For information about Northwest Hardwoods, please visit: http://northwesthardwoods.com/company/selling-logs/

2450 Center St. Abbotsford NEW BUILDING Very Competitive Rates Quiet, Clean, Well Managed. NOW AVAILABLE BACHELOR, 1 & 2 BDRM. SUITES Heat & hot water incl. Fridge, stove, d/w, micro. UNDERGROUND SECURE PARKING Resident Manager Martha @ 604-870-1118

Bantview Gardens 33415 Bourquin Pl. Abbotsford NEW OWNERSHIP Park-like setting, close to Mill Lake, Centennial Park & 7 Oaks Mall. Quiet, clean, well-managed, competitive rates. NOW AVAILABLE LARGE 1 BDRM + DEN & 2 BDRM SUITES Heat & hot water incl. Fridge, stove, d/w. Senior’s Discount SECURE U/G PARKING Resident Managers

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Abbotsford Central

Forest Terrace Apartments

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1, 2 & 3 Bdrm Suites Clean & Large, Hot Water included. Secured U/G parking available. Outdoor pool in garden setting. Sorry N/P, N/S. Close to all amenities.

34313 Forrest Terrace Abbotsford’s Best Kept Secret 2 BDRMS Fireplace, In-Suite Storage, Fridge, Stove, Dishwasher, Garburator. In-Suite Laundry Hookups, On-Site Mgmt. Avail Now. Starting at $1100 - $1400 Pets Neg. Age 40 & older Senior & Adult Oriented NO WAITING LISTS Immed. possession avail. Come See What You Have Been Missing! Call Cathy 604-855-0010


MEADOWOOD Apartment & Townhouse Complex

Phone 604-852-4696 or Email meadowood@ pacificquorum.com Apartments 1 & 2 Bedroom Heat / hot water included 3 Appliances Townhouses 1 Bedroom lofts & 2 Bedrooms 5 Appliances

$ Senior Discount $ Resident Managers $ Sorry No Pets Please call for Availability Conveniently located at 3046 Clearbrook Road www.pacificquorum.com Pacific Quorum Properties Inc.

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STP# 6652..........$3,495. ‘09 FORD FOCUS auto 2 dr, 4 cyl, loaded, 160K STP#1651..........$2,995. ‘05 HONDA CIVIC SI 2 door, 4 cyl, fully loaded STP#5006........... $2,995. ‘03 OLDS ALERO 4 dr V6 auto loaded local STP#0153..........$2,995. ‘03 Mazda Protege 5 Wagon, 4 cyl, auto,p/pkg, rebuilt status, 194K STP#3727........$1995. ‘02 MERCEDES C240 4dr 6cyl auto loaded 102K STP#3865..........$4,995. ‘06 PONTIAC VIBE 4 dr, 4 cyl, auto, h/b, loaded, 1 owner STP#8019.............$1995 06 MALIBU MAX LT V6 auto, full load, local, STP#2867............$1995 05 CHRYSLER 300 4dr v6 fully loaded, local, black on black STP#2386............$2995.

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Homes for Rent

1 Bdrm. $750/mo. 2 Bdrm. 1 ba. $925/mo. 2 Bdrm. 2 ba. $950/mo. Close to schools, shops & bus stop. Free parking. No Pets. Available Now. 33370 G. Ferguson Way

ABBOTSFORD. 5 bdrm. 2 baths. Full house. Near Clearbrook Rd. $2400/mo. hydro & util. extra. N/s, n/p. Avl. April 1. 778-808-0307.

‘08 JEEP COMPASS 4cyl auto 4dr loaded local STP# 6963..........$2,995. ‘08 DODGE CARAVAN 7psg, V6, auto, full load STP#0417........$2,995. ‘07 DODGE CARAVAN 7psg, V6, auto, loaded STP#6417........$2,995. ‘06 NISSAN X-Trail AWD 4cyl, auto, full load, local STP#7074.......$2,995. ‘04 JEEP LIBERTY 4X4 Sport, V6, auto, full load STP#5233..........$1,650. ‘03 FORD EXPLORER 4x4, 4dr V8, auto full load STP#5287.......... $2,995. ‘03 HONDA CRV AWD 4 cyl, auto, loaded STP#6610........$2,495. ‘02 FORD ESCAPE XLT 4x4, V6, auto, full load STP#6082.........$2,995. ‘97 CHEVY ASTRO 8 psg, V6, auto, full load STP#6382..........$2,495.

Suites, Lower


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Ryan - 778-302-8833

Commercial/ Industrial ABBOTSFORD. Attractive Office & or Retail Spaces Located within business core. We can accomodate up to 5500 s/f. Frank @ Noort Invest. 604-835-6300

ABBOTSFORD. 2 bdrm. Bateman area. Full bath. Ns/np. Laundry & utilities incl. $1300/mo. Wheelchair accessible. 604-832-9005

604.854.2832 or 604.864.6239 DL#9912

2015 Dodge Ram 1500

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Trucks & Vans 1998 Honda Odyssey. 5 pass. CW/ trailer hitch. $1200 obo. 604-556-7877.

KEY TRACK AUTO SALES 30255 Cedar Lane, Abbts DL# 31038 604-855-0666 2005 FORD Focus 4dr s/w auto a/c STK#829 $1,295. 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser 4 door, auto, loaded STK#1006 $1,500. 2001 MAZDA Tribute 4dr loaded STK#1109 $1,900. 2002 HONDA ACCORD 4dr auto loaded 246K, STK#1141 $1,900. 2004 HONDA CIVIC 4dr auto, p/l, a/c. Only this week. STK#1140 $3,495. 2006 HONDA CRV AWD 4 door, auto loaded. No trades. STK#1139 $3,500. 2005 FORD Escape auto loaded STK#1116 $3,800. 2005 NISSAN ALTIMA 4dr auto loaded. Only this week. STK#1007 $3,900. 2006 DODGE Chrysler 4 door sedan, auto loaded STK#1020 $3,900. 2007 FORD Freestar 4dr auto, 7psg, loaded 123K. STK#886 $3,900. 2006 HONDA Accord 4dr auto. STK#1120 $4,900. 2007 DODGE Caliber, 4dr auto, 145K, fully loaded, a/c STK#1093 $4,900. 2008 NISSAN Versa 4dr sedan STK#1056 $5,900. 2010 FORD Fusion 4dr, auto, STK#1033 $5,900. 2012 NISSAN SENTRA 4dr sedan auto a/c loaded STK#1142 $5,900. 2014 Volkswagen Golf TDI S/W, auto 4dr, loaded Diesel. STK1131 $5,900. 2007 NISSAN Marano 4dr AWD lth STK#1114 $6,800. 2008 DODGE Charger 4dr sedan STK#1046 $6,900. 2009 FORD ESCAPE 4dr auto, AWD, leather, loaded. STK#1135 $6,900. 2009 JEEP Patriot 4dr auto STK#1088 $6,900. 2010 NISSAN Sentra auto 4 dr STK#1061 $6,900. 2010 HONDA CRV 4WD auto 4dr STK#1134 $7,800. 2010 Chev Equinox LT 4dr auto loaded a/c p/w p/l 127K. STK#1128 $7,900. 2011 Volkswagen Jetta 4dr, auto, 2.0 gas, loaded STK#778 $7,900. 2013 FORD Focus 4 dr auto STK#1014 $7,900. 2015 Dodge Gr Caravan 7psg STK#1137 $9,900. 2016 Dodge Gr Caravan 7 psg auto, loaded. STK#1133 $9,900. 2013 MAZDA 3 auto 4dr 114K STK#872 $10,900

2013 JEEP Patriot 4dr auto 4dr auto 4X4, loaded STK#1095 $10,900. 2012 Volkswagen Jetta 4 door auto sedan, loaded 116K.T.D.I. Diesel. STK#1106 $11,900. 2016 HYUNDAI Accent 4dr sedan auto loaded 77K STK#1103 $12,900. 2014 Toyota Camry 4dr auto, STK#970 $13,900. Financing Available



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1992 Lincoln Executive A Beauty!

1991 CLASSIC SUNFLYER Winnebago- a winner 32 ft look up this beauty on your website first. 604-621-8860. 20,000.

Debtor Charlene Heatherington VIN 1C6RR7STXFS586868 Amount Owing $4544.79

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HEATER HONEYWELL WITH remote adjustable control and rotates as new $40. Heater Delonghi remote control oscillates $35. 604-744-5647. SOFA AND CHAIR dark orange/gold tweed with maple wood trim excellent condition $50. 604-744-5647. LIVING ROOM SUITE sofa, loveseat, chair and hassock brown velvet with beige trim scotch guarded and in good condition $100. 604-744-5647. DINING ROOM SUITE, bureau and hutch, 8 chairs cane backs lovely set very good condition $100. 64-744-5647. LADIES BLUE HUFFY 15-spd bike $40. Youth teck team 21-spd $40. Girls pink barbs bike $20. 604-854-0536 or 604-820-6733. CHILDS MOUNTAIN TOUR BIKE $25. Johnson 48” level with case $20. 50 lb box 5” nails $35. 604-854-0536 or 604-820-6733. PYLEX 5-STEPS ALUMINUM stringers new $40. Husky slide bomb level 60117 inch with case $45. 604-854-0536 or 604-820-6733. NEW DOLPHIN SMART hygiene toilet seat $100. 604-854-0536 or 604-820-6733. TILT TABLE ON casters 24” by 60” $100. 604-854-0536 or 604-820-6733.

4 CLOTH CHAIRS with arms $7.50 each. Leather chair arms $7.50. Cloth adjustable chair arms on casters $15. 604-854-0536 or 604-820-6733. 6 FOLDING CHAIRS with padded cloth back and seat $90. Thule 532 ride on adapter $10. 604-854-0536 or 604-820-6733. 4 ELECTRIC 1500 watt heaters profusion lasko uberhaus intertek $20 each. Two sets of 10 paint brushes $20. 604-854-0536 or 604-820-6733. 2000 2002 CAVALIER Z24 bug deflector $30. Harley Davidson beer glass metal wall medallion sign $30. Text only. 778-822-0078. WATER COOLER BLACK and stainless small fridge on bottom. Hot and cold water bottle on top $50. 604-853-0277. WANTED DIE CAST cars. Will pay up to $100.00. 604-854-0744. WANTED VIDEO GAME system with games. Will pay up to $100.00. Leave phone no. 604-854-0744. WANTED RECORDS 60’s 70’s 80’s. Will pay up to $100.00. Rock records, leave phone no. 604-854-0744. BRAND NEW DAKOTA work boots. Size 11 insulated waterproof duratoe Firm new $250. 604-859-6863.



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