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City is willing to soften HST blow BY PAUL J. HENDERSON phenderson@chilliwacktimes.com

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Chilliwack MLA John Les received applause when he told Metro Vancouver representatives Wednesday that local residents aren’t interested in incineration.

‘Wrong dog and pony show’

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e t r o Va n c o u v e r politicians and bureaucrats faced a cold reception from Chilliwack residents and Fraser Valley politicians Wednesday night at the consultation meeting into Metro’s draft waste management plan. “You brought the wrong dog and pony show,” Mayor Sharon Gaetz said to the panel, which included Delta mayor and Metro Chair Lois Jackson, and Port Coquitlam

Politicians and citizens make it loud and clear that waste-to-energy not wanted in the valley mayor and waste management committee chair Greg Moore. Gaetz added that even though Metro was involved in the successful fight against the SE2 power project five years ago, things have changed. “What will you say when SE3 comes knocking?” she asked. “I’m afraid you’ll have to be silent because you’ve lost credibility.” The meeting was the latest in the

ongoing consultation meetings Metro has held to present its plan, which at its heart is a proposal to build a waste-to-energy ( WTE) incineration facility rather than continue to truck garbage to the Cache Creek landfill. Opponents of the plan from across the Lower Mainland point to the unique funnel-like airshed in the Fraser Valley that simply cannot take more point sources of

air pollution. Before the public meeting and during the open house, Zero Waste B.C. organized a small rally in front of the Best Western in Chilliwack where the meeting was held. John Vissers led the rally and introduced speakers that included Gaetz, Abbotsford Coun. Patricia Ross, Ben West from the Wilderness

he Harmonized Sales Tax will hit parks and recreation users in Chilliwack, but a new city bylaw will soften the blow by phasing in cost increases over time. The bylaw came to council at the last meeting and was designed to change fees at city-owned facilities starting July 1 for the 2010/2011, 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 years. A staff report to council said the fee changes are based on finding a balance between “full cost recovery and current market rates.” “The most significant impact to the bylaw this year, affecting both the city and our customers is the implementation of the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST),” the staff report said. The city has always collected five per cent GST, but the HST would mean a seven per cent bump in costs to users if passed on. Many events, such as Loonie/ Toonie special events, have GST included in the cost, so some other rates will go up nominally to make up for the extra seven and 14 cents that won’t be charged to users. “If the city were to soften the blow to our customers, by absorbing some or of all of the HST impact, the costs to the city would be up to $20,000 per year until the full cost of HST were passed along to consumers,” staff said. An example of an increase users will see to help offset the increased costs is a reduction in the punch card discount for skate programs, which will be the cost of nine regular drop-ins (10 for the price of nine), rather than the current offer of 12 for the price of 10.

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The sudden resignation of half of the Chilliwack Museum and Historical Society left the organization in a precarious legal position. Infighting amongst the board has left the Society without the ability to hold a quorum as the president, vice-president and two trustees handed in their resignations following a board meeting. Coun. Dorothy Kostrezwa accused the board of acting in an irresponsible manner.

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he Harmonized Sales Tax may be even less popular in Chilliwack than many other places in B.C., but you can still find out all about it on Monday. Just as the number of signatures on the Fight HST petition in the ridings of Chilliwack and ChilliwackHope have surpassed the number of votes either MLA received in the 2009 election, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will hold information seminars in town. CRA hosts an information seminar at the Chilliwack Library on June 21 to make sure local businesses get

Get the ‘real facts about HST,’ says MLA Penner the facts on B.C.’s HST, which takes effect July 1. “It’s an opportunity for businesses that create local jobs, and anyone else interested in knowing the real facts about the HST,” said Chilliwack-Hope MLA Barry Penner in a caucus press release. “Employers will benefit from the HST as it will reduce the cost of investing in new equipment by eliminating the PST and it will reduce the paperwork burden that came with two different sales taxes.” “There’s a lot of misinformation being spread and it is important for

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f you’re driving near a shopping centre or a highway on-ramp look out: you’re probably driving through one of Chilliwack’s most dangerous intersections. ICBC and the Chilliwack RCMP have released a list of the city’s most accident-prone intersections and the top six are either highway interchanges or high-traffic areas near shopping centres. At the top of the list, and far ahead of the pack, sits the very busy Luckakuck Way and Vedder Road intersection. About 75 accidents (the report rounds to the nearest five) were reported at the intersection in 2009, 20 more than the second-most dangerous traffic exchange, where Promontory, Vedder and Watson roads meet. Both those intersections sit between shopping centres. The next four intersections-of-shame all feature Trans-Canada Highway on-ramps and off-ramps. The most dangerous highway exchange is also the one currently undergoing a facelift; the Lickman Road intersection with the highway saw about 50 crashes last year. The Prest Road highway exchange sits tied for fourth with the Vedder Road off-ramp/onramp and the Yale Road on-ramp/off-ramp is the sixth most accident-prone intersection. If combined together, the short section of Yale and Vedder roads that cross the highway would almost take top spot. Of the 21 most accident prone locations, 14 are along the Yale-Vedder roads corridor. With this information in hand, Chilliwack

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Mounties hit the road Monday to crack down on speeders along Vedder Road. Drivers were allowed two chances to recognize they were going too fast—a posted speed limit sign and a volunteer-manned speed reader board. If they still didn’t slow down, police handed out a ticket. Sixty-two tickets were issued Monday, according to police, along with seven warnings. Two prohibited drivers were taken off the road. Police say they also arrested two men in a stolen vehicle. They are charged with possession of stolen property and possession of a controlled substance. “What we’re trying to do is focus our enforcement around some of the main roads leading into the intersections where we do have a high incidence of collisions and attempt to reduce the speed,” RCMP spokesperson LeaAnne Dunlop told the Times. “Speed is almost always a factor in serious collisions.”

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News Council informed about FVCDC Run, Walk ’n‘ Roll fundraiser Karen McLean and Nicole Misura from the Fraser Valley Child Development Centre (FVCDC) gave Chilliwack city council a presentation at the last meeting on what the FVCDC does and on the upcoming Run, Walk ‘n’ Roll fundraiser. The FVCDC deals with the short- and long-term needs for children with developmental issues. The centre has offices across the Fraser Valley, helps 2,200 children annually and, while they are funded in part by the provincial government, fundraises for a significant amount of services. The Run, Walk ’n‘ Roll is June 26 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sardis secondary. There is a one-kilometre walk or roll and a fivekilometre fun run. To find out more information or to register visit www.fvcdc.org. Roads closed periodically while Ryder Lake toads migrate City council agreed to a request from the Fraser Valley Conservancy to periodically close two roads in the Ryder Lake area to help this year’s migration of western toads. Each year tens of thousands of western

Council briefs toads cross Ryder Lake and Elkview roads on their natural migratory path from the wetland to the forest. Last year volunteers successfully helped 38,750 toadlets cross the roads while many more made it on their own. In 2009, the city gave permission for a closure of Elkview for a total of 17 hours in late July to aid in the toad rescue. This year the closure will be more extensive by including Ryder Lake Road, but is not to exceed 25 hours. Tyson-Stevenson sewer project given go ahead The bylaw to allow for the completion of the sewer project in the TysonStevenson area was given final adoption at the last meeting of council. The $4 million infrastructure project will provide sewer service to replace septic fields for 442 properties in the Sardis neighbourhood. Federal/provincial grants of $2.5 million paid

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Sardis principal tops graduating pranksters soon called to the mat by the school’s administration. At first the trio’s offers to reverse the prank t’s not every year a high school principal gets were rejected, but when staff ran into problems expunging the website’s new Pommy the last laugh at graduation time. But that’s just what Sardis secondary princi- theme, the boys were called back in. Altogether their handiwork lasted online for pal Bob Long did last Friday when he handed Dan Stephenson, Jordan Evans and Nathan a week. Long didn’t intend to take that sitting down, Wiens their commencement certificates at the and at last week’s commencement ceremony, school’s grad ceremony. The three graduating techies had created a Dan Stephenson’s parents noticed their son sharing a laugh with the major headache for Long senior administrator on the week before when they stage when he was presented hacked into the school’s “What a good natured his certificate. website and doctored its principal to turn it They learned later that, homepage. around like that. My along with his regular cerThe trio had doodled tificate, their son and his two top hats, bowlers and thick son will never forget cronies were also handed a moustaches onto a crowd that.” commencement certificate of students pictured milling around the Sardis lobby/cafJeannie Stephenson for Ye Olde Sardis Secondary. Naturally, all three were eteria in the website’s main pictured in top hats with photo. thick moustaches and eyeIn keeping with their British theme, the pranksters had also added a Union Jack and brows doodled in. “What a good-natured principal to turn it changed the school’s name to Ye Olde Sardis Secondary with the motto “Improveth thine around like that,” said Stephenson’s mom, Jeannie. “My son will never forget that.” intellectual capacity.” Lest future pranksters get the wrong idea, “Good, clean fun, but certainly ill advised,” said Stephenson’s dad, Scott, trying to sound though, the three hackers were also handed community service penance for their online duly disapproving. The skullduggery was first traced to the high jinks and will spend the next little while school’s IT lab and then to the student’s setting up chairs for this year’s provincial and individual ID numbers, and the three were final exams.

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party, donated by Panago, for its efforts. Chilliwack resident Jim McIsaac also took home one of the BTWW grand prizes—a Whistler bike getaway, complete with a twonight stay at the Listel Hotel and two Whistler Bike Park passes. McIsaac cycled every day during Bike to Work Week despite the rainy, cold weather. McIsaac was part of the Tyson Tigers—Tyson elementary school’s BTWWFV Team. Other notable local teams included: City of Chilliwack’s seven-person team who cycled a total of 967 kilometres; Best Western Chilliwack’s eight-person team who cycled a total of 634 kilometres; Soprema’s six-person team who cycled a total of 424 kilometres; and Ministry of Transportation’s two-person team who cycled a total of 370 kilometres.

Just before Memorial Day, in a nod to the traditional start of summer road trip season, the New York Times Room for Debate blog invited eleven road safety experts to answer whether the United States should be working harder to reduce fatalities from crashes—the number while trending downward “still hovers around 37,000 fatalities a year”—and to identify the one thing that could achieve this.

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Fundamentally, argues one, our tolerance stems from having “built our communities for cars, not people.” Starting in the 1930’s, “America changed the DNA of its cities in a manner that led to autocentric streets and places” that ultimately led to accessibility “almost exclusively by car.”

Plus we see ourselves as being in control of our individual “crash” destiny. Studies show that drivers know about unsafe driving behaviours but nevertheless choose to engage in them and also find it easy to blame “the drunk or careless driver saying it can’t happen to me.”

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The first question, clearly rhetorical, begs analysis of the thornier issue noted by almost all of the bloggers of our seeming “societal willingness” to tolerate such numbers. As one blogger put it: were such numbers “the result of “disease, contagion or environmental disaster people would be marching in the streets and raising money door to door.” Another highlights the scale of the problem by comparing the fatalities for each month to the “same number of people who were killed on 9/11.” Recognizing that we distinguish road fatalities from other causes of death and react differently to them is at the heart of the notion of there being a ‘tolerance’.

Our tolerance stems from courtesy and deference to competing interests: of the telecommunications industry, of the automakers, and even of the distillers and food service interests.” We tolerate lack of driving skillfulness “in service to the most American notion of universal mobility” and while generally favouring health and safety, “dislike [any] restrictions on personal freedom or comfort.”

The bloggers offer a number of explanations:

Some link tolerance to character shortcomings:

Above all, we accept these tragedies as “the cost we pay for the mobility we enjoy.” We seem psychologically able to tolerate a certain number of deaths—the cost—and collectively will drive recklessly until the number exceeds the limit of our tolerance—the cost becomes too high.

We lack the stomach for the fight to make the changes that would really work. We lack vision: “many of us haven’t realized that we can do far better.” And our tolerance is a manifestation of our collective unwillingness to take responsibility for our own actions and to make safety “Priority No. 1.”

But we also don’t see the ‘big picture’. Crashes “happen in small numbers, are geographically dispersed and aren’t considered headline-grabbing news.” Taken one by one, crash fatalities and injuries are comparatively small, discrete tragedies that are “all too easy to ignore.”

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Sardis secondary grad Dan Stephenson sports a top hat and whiskers in the prank commencement certificate principal Bob Long handed him last Friday during the school’s grad ceremony. Stephenson and fellow grads Jordan Evans and Nathan Wiens had hacked into the school’s website a week before and added similar doodles.

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Be Our Guest was that I didn’t want to have to explain myself and my actions. I didn’t want everyone to discover my secret, as I feared that would open the door for others to start hoarding coffee grounds for themselves, thus limiting the available supply for me to tap into. You see, I figure I’m going to need about two gallons of used (the fresh ones won’t do) coffee grounds this year. They’re for my carrots. I can’t remember who first told me, but somewhere in my past, I was told that old coffee grounds are effective in fending off carrot flies. Those who keep vegetable gardens hereabouts—especially those who try to do so without dosing their future table fare with an array of deadly poisons—will have cringed at the mere mention of those dastardly little pests. It’s not the flies that are the problem, technically, but their eggs, which turn into maggots, which crawl around inside the carrot root, creating little tunnels that blacken and hasten rot. Once the flies have laid their

eggs, there’s nothing to be done— the maggots will hatch, and the carrots are lost. Carrot fly maggots can destroy an entire row of healthy carrots in days. So the trick is to keep the flies away from the carrots—and that’s where the coffee grounds come in: carrot flies do not like coffee (too bad, Starbucks and Timmy’s, you’ll have to expand your market elsewhere). Indeed, carrot flies despise coffee so much that it will deter them from approaching even their favourite egg-laying places. Or so I was told. And it seems to work. No guarantees here, you understand, but it has seemed to work for me when I’ve tried it. Before your baby carrot plants are big enough to house those miserable fly babies, sprinkle a light layer of old coffee ground over the row. Keep sprinkling some fresh (old) grounds on the row every week or so until the carrots are ready to harvest. No pesticides, and no pests— it’s win-win. And the carrots seem to like the coffee and put more effort into growing big and strong and delicious—for which I reward them by throwing them, live, into a pot of boiling water at the end of the season! ◗ Bob Groeneveld’s is the editor of the Langley Advance.

he federal government’s push to kill the long gun registry is irrational. The private member’s bill to abolish the controversial database, widely supported by Conservatives and by a handful of opposition MPs, will achieve nothing beyond buying a few rural votes. As its critics are quick to point out, the registry—basically an electronic list—cost taxpayers a mind-boggling $1 billion to create. True, this is as inexcusable as it is incomprehensible, but it is not by itself a reason to end the project. At this point, the registry costs just $3-to-4 million annually to maintain—peanuts by federal standards. Its death will save that relatively small sum, but it will not recoup the initial outlay. It will just mean that, rather than a billion-dollar database, that initial outlay will have bought us nothing. Police in B.C. have made it clear they want the registry to stay. Officers here search it close to 3,000 times daily in the course of their work. Surely, as the frontline workers most likely to come face to face with a gun on the job, they are best positioned to judge the registry’s value—and in their estimation it’s worthwhile. The only people who adamantly oppose the database are gun owners themselves or the ideologues who support them. Registering a gun is no more onerous or unfair than registering a vehicle—some people just don’t want to do it. The registry is being killed for no other reason than to appease this group. There is nothing in it for the rest of us except an erosion of public safety.

In praise of Lekstrom

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hen provincial Liberal cabinet minister Blair Lekstrom resigned from cabinet (kissing goodbye to tens of thousands of dollars in pay and perks) on Friday, he did what few politicians ever do—he listened to what his constituents were telling him. People in his riding told him they either hated the HST or hated the sneaky way it was implemented.

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Letters

Put busing fees on hold for now

Editor: To: Corinne McCabe, superintendent, School District No. 33. I recently received a letter from School District No. 33 addressed to the parents/guardians of students requiring busing next school year. The letter stated that a $200 fee for each student was being implemented for the 2010/2011 school year in order to offset the budget deficit. Furthermore, the fee must be paid in full or arrangements made by June 30, 2010 or the school district will conclude that the student does not require busing for the school year. The letter also stated that an application could be submitted to waive the fees if the family claimed financial hardship. Asking parents to come up with $200 per child by the end of the month or risk losing their spot is unreasonable. Asking taxpayers to take on yet another increase is unreasonable. Some parents will apply for the hardship waiver but many parents will not apply for personal reasons instead they will drive their children or arrange for someone else to drive them. At a time when we are trying to teach our children to take environmental responsibility this is not a good example. The students may need to come to school earlier or stay later to accommodate work schedules. The safety risks involved are of grave concern to parents particularly for younger children. In addition to the financial concerns, the deadline for payment, the environment and significant safety concerns, I am concerned that parents were not given any options for partial ridership. I know there were several public meetings regarding how to best meet the budget shortfall. I don’t believe this is the best way to help alleviate budgetary concerns. I feel as though this is being pushed through at a time when PAC, DPAC and school board meetings are finished for this school year. I respectfully request that the school district put the busing fee on hold until parents can bring their con-

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Strahl’s poll questioned Editor: Most residents of the Chilliwack Fraser Canyon received the latest unofficial poll from Chuck Stahl’s office. These monthly brochures highlight a main issue of pressing importance to the Conservative government and provide an opportunity for people to voice their concerns. Sounds democratic right? The catch is that the issue is handpicked by the local Conservative MP. What has he chosen as this month’s pressing issue? One would think, in the wake of the worst environmental oil leak the world has seen, the brochure would focus on our growing concern over offshore oil and gas drilling. After all, the Conservative government ended the moratorium on drilling with the plan of opening up our Pacific coast to this extremely risky industry. It would stand to reason that a poll surrounding this important decision is timely. No such luck. Even braver yet, a carefully worded, of course, poll which focused on government expenditures may be warranted given the frivilous costs associated with the upcoming G8/G20 Summit. Now I’m not suggesting that Strahl come right out and ask if the government should be spending money to build a fake

indoor lake while many of our real lakes are left endangered, but perhaps he could ask his electorate if they feel the Conservatives are on the right track in terms of government spending. Nope. Not even close. Rather, Strahl’s question of the month is “Should you have to be bilingual to sit on Canada’s Supreme Court?” Recall the Supreme Court is comprised of nine appointed judges, who may render service until the age of 74. Currently eight of the nine of the judges profess bilingual capabilities. Not to belittle the issue but to put it into perspective, the question as to whether a Supreme Court judge must be bilingual as part of his or her job requirement is not on the hearts and minds of working families. In fact, I’d hazard a guess that this question of language requirement has been posed simply to distract from the bigger issues— issues that are sadly being ignored. My thought on this misguided monthly pick is that in reality, the biggest issue weighing on the minds of local families is how they are going to afford the HST which is about to come into effect next month. The success of the anti-HST petition spells this out loud and clear. The Conservatives could have saved the cost of postage and paper, this month’s “Have your say!” has already been done and the answer is: No, the citizens of B.C. don’t support unfair taxation. That’s this month’s real issue to raise in Ottawa. Gwen O’Mahony federal NDP candidate

HST madness must be stopped

Editor: We are being told that the HST is “revenue neutral,” meaning that they are simply combining the GST five per cent and the PST seven per cent and implementing a tax of 12 per cent. In point of fact, if this were the case, the voting public would be fine with it. However, this is not the case and regardless of benefits to small business, we the voting public are being taxed an additional seven per cent to assist the province to payback the deficits they have run up with their mismangement of tax dollars. It is very difficult to believe that there is a benefit to consumers who must, as of July 1, 2010, pay an additional seven per cent on newspapers, certain school supplies, magazines, energy star windows, thermal insulation, weather stripping and caulking, First-Aid kits, smoke detectors less than $250, food producing plants for the garden (tomatoes, plums, apples, etc.), household moving services, adult- sized clothing for children, shoe repair, tailoring services, dry cleaning, used adult clothing under $100, snack foods, restaurant meals, alcoholic beverages, catering and event planning, basic cable TV, residential phones, appliance repairs, plumbing and electrical repair and/or maintenance, lawn care, snow removal, house cleaning, computer repairs, taxi rides, camping sites, air, rail and bus travel, vehicle parking fees, real estate commissions, massage therapy, over the counter medications, vitamins, sports events tickets, movie tickets, sports safety helmuts, golf memberships, driving range fees, gym memberships, ballet, karate, trampoline, hockey or soccer lessons, live theatre tickets, bicycles, museum and art gallery admissions, ski lift passes, music concerts, adult ski gloves for kids, adult ski boots for kids, children’s ski boots, hall rentals, music or video downloads for MP3, funeral services, fitness trainers, hair stylists, esthetic services (manicures, pedicures), accounting services, interior

design services, wedding planning, veterinarian services, cigarettes, cigars, tobacco, and nicotine replacement products. That list is what is causing the hot collars among taxpayers. This is a tax grab of an additional seven per cent for the province alone, that is being added to our costs of living on a daily basis as of July 1, and we will never see a seven per cent reduction in any costs to us. The vast majority of taxpayers are not eligible for any tax rebates, so to say that is an added bonus when those who are eligible have been receiving PST and GST rebates all along is once again a misnomer. Is it any wonder that the Liberal party is going down come the next election and unfortunately the only other option will be Carol James and the NDP, which will most definitely not be any better. It is time the Conservatives ramped up their provincial candidates and got the ball rolling to stop the madness. This tax must be stopped and re-visited by referendum or recall. Wendy Chaplin Chilliwack

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Faith Today BY DARRELL LAHAY Teen Challenge

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hat would you do if you had one billion dollars? Imagine it, one billion dollars in your bank account right now. For years people have daydreamed about what their life would be like if they won the lottery. Many people have bought lotto tickets in hopes of a great windfall that would perhaps give them the security they always wanted, and make some of their wildest dreams come true. Recently, I asked a large group of people what they would do with one billion dollars and got a variety of answers. Some said they would purchase dream homes in various destinations in the world. Some talked of boats, world travel and

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sports cars. Someone said they would purchase a hockey team. Some talked about travelling the globe and visiting every nation. On the flip side, there were certain people who had less selfish plans on how to spend their winnings. Some said they would give it all to a trusted charity of some kind. Others said they would give to missionary or humanitarian work in the Third World. Some took joy in the idea of being a real-life Santa Claus. The idea of looking around for families and individuals in great need of housing, or education, and being the one to bless them with a significant financial gift with no strings

attached brought feelings of great joy to people. Some had ideas of putting the money away for future generations—to deny the pleasures of spending it in their own lifetime—to ensure the prosperity of their children and their grandchildren. While it is easy to see how much value one billion dollars has, I wonder how much value can be placed on your life? Jesus, the famous and always controversial Rabbi, made a bold statement about the value of a human life: “For whoever desires to save his own life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it. For what profit is it to a man if he

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gains the whole world, and loses his own soul?” Economically speaking, this saying implies that a single life is worth much more than one billion dollars. The value of one human life, with its potential, its influence and experience, is worth more than all the money in all the earth. Granted, there are many who see their life on this planet as a relatively insignificant blip on the radar screen of history. I submit to you, that your life is worth more than the whole world. You may not be successful in the world’s eyes. You may not have everything you always wanted. You may not even have all of your

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basic needs. You may have talents and opportunities, or you may be in some ways disadvantaged. Regardless of what you’ve done, regardless of what you look like, no matter your age, race, religion or gender, you’re life is more valuable than you could ever imagine. To God, your life is so precious that He willingly sacrificed Himself (through Jesus) just to show you how deeply He loves you, how willing He is to forgive you of every mistake, and to demonstrate how important a relationship with you is to His heart. If you had all the money in all the world, how would you spend it? How will you spend your life?

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News

InterFit can bring new freedom

Awareness lacking when it comes to adapted sports BY TYLER OLSEN tolsen@chilliwacktimes.com

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nya McRae never dreamed of rushing down a snowy mountain on a single ski, the wind whipping her hair. Having contracted polio when she was four, growing up in Taiwan, “the ocean and the sandy beach was my playground,” she says. “I didn’t touch or see snow until my late 20s.” Today McRae needs a cane to walk but regularly streaks down Lower Mainland mountains on a monoski with Vancouver Adapted SnowSports. “That experience being on top of a snowy mountain it’s, I don’t know how to describe it,” she says. A friend offers: “it’s exhilarating,” a sentiment with which McRae agrees. Now McRae, a local classical music teacher, wants to bring the excitement of physical activity to other disabled would-be athletes in Chilliwack by launching a local branch of the Integrated Fitness Society (InterFit). InterFit is a North Vancouver nonprofit that aims to provide equipment and opportunities to disabled people and seniors who find it difficult or impossible to exercise on their own. While Chilliwack touts itself as paradise for outdoor recrea-

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Integrated Fitness Society (InterFit) president Brian Bell is assisted by two volunteers during a hike in North Vancouver. Bell is teaming with locals Anya McRae and Alexander Patton to bring InterFit to Chilliwack. tion enthusiasts, disabled athletes like McRae have had to travel to Vancouver or Kelowna to get up close to nature. That travel is difficult when you have a disability so McRae, volunteers like Alexander Patton, and InterFit’s president Brian Bell, want to bring the activities closer to Chilliwack. “There are no programs at all but

we have very beautiful nature here,” says McRae. “The awareness here in the Fraser Valley is very lacking about adapted sports.” The aim is to replicate the success of InterFit in Vancouver, where a core of 40 people and more than 60 volunteers organized 70 individual disabled hikes. Hikers use either a trail rider, which functions like a sled, or one

of Bell’s custom-designed off-road wheelchairs, which features rugged mountain bike wheels, a hydraulic suspension and plenty of steel. McRae will focus on the outdoor opportunities while Patton, who works at the Landing Leisure Centre, hopes to connect young disabled fitness buffs with existing leisure centre facilities.

The goal is to provide opportunities that most able-bodied Chilliwack residents take for granted. Both Bell and McRae said a disability can create a sense of cabin fever and foster depression. But the excitement that comes from exploring a new trail can provide an adrenaline rush that can last for weeks. “For many people, life kind of stops at the end of the pavement, so to be able to go out on a trail and be back in nature, it’s important and fantastic,” said Bell, who was paralyzed in a mountain biking accident 12 years ago. InterFit Chilliwack hopes to build from long trips along the Rotary Trail—the off-road chair makes longer trips much easier—to other previously unaccessible mountain hikes. McRae has her eyes set on Teapot Hill, above Cultus Lake, but she eventually wants to sit atop Mount Cheam, with the Fraser Valley spread before her. InterFit is already attracting community support, said McRae. The Youth Services program at Chilliwack Community Services has expressed interest in teaming up for hikes and InterFit is in talks to access two school district-owned trail riders. Now they just need volunteers and disabled partners. McRae will lead a public music recital to officially announce InterFit Chilliwack June 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army Church. The music has been chosen to emphasize InterFit’s mission. The public and anyone interested in volunteering or benefitting from the organization’s mission is urged to attend.

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This is a reminder to all City of Chilliwack Taxpayers that taxes are due Friday, July 2, 2010.

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For your convenience, the City tax office will be open from 8:00 - 5:00pm Monday to Friday from June 28 to July 2, except July 1, 2010. Payment may also be made at most Financial Institutions up to and including July 2 or through automated bank machines until June 25. A drop box is available at the front door of the City Hall after hours. If mailing your payment, please be sure to allow adequate delivery time. A penalty of 5% will be applied to current taxes unpaid after midnight of July 2, 2010 and a further 5% will be applied after August 2, 2010.

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Sports On deck

Cricket anyone? Chilliwack’s Eastern District Cricket Club is looking for old hands, ex-pats and new Canadians to join the club. Competitive and social games available, contact Scott at easterndistrictcricket@live.ca or at 778-988-3260. The locals are undefeated so far this year, having beat clubs from Abbotsford, Richmond, Surrey, Vancouver and even a squad of Aussies by way of Kitsilano.

Zumba fitness Come Zumba and kick-off the summer at the YMCA at 45844 Hocking Ave. This new fitness dance class is a great way to get your blood pumping. This fun event will be held in the YMCA parking lot on June 19 from 9 to 11 a.m. The entry fee by donation goes to help support the YMCA Annual Campaign.

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Tyler Olsen

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Greendale elementary Grade 6 student Jesse Hooge (right) puts the shot hard at the 49th annual Chilliwack school district track meet on Thursday. A Promontory elementary student (far right) looks worried about how much air he’s getting in the boys long jump.

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A group of enthusiastic students cheer on their teammates at the 49th annual Chilliwack school district track meet on Thursday.

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Junior golf Junior golfers will hit the links at six local local golf courses from June 30 to July 13 for the Fred Wellsby Optimist Junior Divot Golf Tournament. The six local courses are now accepting registrations for up to 50 junior golfers so get your names on the sign-up sheets that are located at each course for whichever date you’re available to play: Kinkora on June 30; Cheam GC on July 2; Aquadel on July 5; Cultus Lake on July 6; Valley Golf on July 7, Fraser Glen on July 8. The event wraps up with an invitation-only tournament July 13 at The Falls Golf Course.

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Yarrow elementary runner Josh Dyck streaks ahead of Sean McCracken of Evans elementary in the the Grade 4 boys 100-metre dash at the 49th annual Chilliwack school district track meet on Thursday.

hilliwack elementary students dashed, leapt and hurled their hearts out at the 49th Annual Chilliwack School District Track and Field Meet on Thursday. All 20 district elementary schools, four independent schools and a handful of homeschoolers converged on the Sardis secondary track continuing a tradition of friendly competition despite the soggy weather. Students competed in six different running events and four field events including one you won’t find at the Olympics—the ball throw. “It’s just not safe for them to throw javelin,” said meet director, Roberta Smith with a laugh. The event is put on every year by the Chilliwack Elementary P.E. Association with the help of more than 100 volunteers—parents, grandparents, retired teachers and members of the Chilliwack Track Club. Volunteers keep time, measure throws, herd kids and, of course, hand out ribbons.

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Sports

Back on the pitch BY TYLER OLSEN tolsen@chilliwacktimes.com

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fter a scheduling quirk left them on the sidelines for nearly a month, Chilliwack FC’s Pacific Coast Soccer League women’s premier squad returns to action Saturday determined to make a push for the playoffs. Bruce Errington’s U-21 side takes on the undefeated Whitecaps Prospects Saturday at Townsend Park before travelling to North Vancouver to face the NSGSC Eagles Sunday. CFC has won three of its first five games and currently sits fifth in the league, although it has played two to four games less than all other teams. Errington said the break was not entirely unwelcome, with several women—most notably key midfielders Chelsea Brotherston and Megan Webster—nursing injuries left over from the college winter season. “It’s always tough when you don’t have a lot of games to look forward to,” said Errington. But if CFC’s 1-1 tie in a friendly with the University of British Columbia’s women’s team last weekend is any indication, the locals have the legs to sprint into the playoff picture. “The girls are looking a lot fitter, getting back into the swing of things.” Errington was not satisfied with his team’s middling start to the season, which included convincing wins over Okanagan Whitecaps FC but losses to rivals NSGSC Eagles and Fraser Valley Action. Those two teams sit right above Chilliwack in the PCSL standings and CFC will likely have to vault past one of them to make the four-team playoff round. Errington has been impressed with his

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defence and goaltending, and especially with the play of new centre-back Rachelle Broom. “She brings a lot of competitiveness to the game . . . she does very well in the air.” But while the back line and keeper Chantelle Biagioni have been stingy, allowing just three goals all year—no Robert Green shenanigans here—Errington wants to see his players start capitalizing on their chances. “We’ve struggled with our finishing as of late, we have not been as good as we could be around the opponents 18-yard box,” he told the Times. “The last few weeks we’ve been working on a lot of finishing and trying to improve on that.” Four goals from Danika Snook have led the way so far for the locals and Errington will hope the supporting cast starts to put the ball in the back of the net. Chilliwack will need to be fantastic at both ends of the park on Saturday if it hopes to stymie the high-flying Whitecap Prospects. Made up of the very best of the Lower Mainland’s young women soccer players, the Whitecaps have destroyed their opponents so far this year, potting 48 goals while allowing just three in eight games. Chilliwack played the Prospects tight last year, hanging on for a narrow 2-1 loss at home, and Errington is hoping his squad can muster a similar display this weekend. Even more important will be Chilliwack’s showdown with the Eagles Sunday in North Vancouver. “The North Shore on Sunday, that’ll be a big game for us,” he said. “That’s really a six-point game.” ◗ Chilliwack takes on the Whitecaps Prospects Saturday at 2 p.m. at Townsend Park.

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Vaulters from around the globe competed at the CVI Chilliwack event last weekend at Heritage Park. vaulting competition, was second in Division D walk and took home the first place ribbon in the costume class. Cheam’s Alanna Stewart was fourth in the costume class and fifth in Division D walk. In the Division D walk class for

vaulters under 10 years of age, Levi Pankonen took top honours while teammate Kayla Ferguson was fourth. The girls were third and second respectively in the costume class. Liam Sutcliffe was second in the costume class, while Aleah Towle placed fourth.

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olin Schmidt, head coach of Chilliwack’s Cheam Vaulters, won the silver medal in the men’s division at CVI Chilliwack, the first internationally-sanctioned equestrian vaulting competition ever organized in Canada. Schmidt also won a special award for the best performance by a male athlete in the competition. Schmidt led 15 of his teammates in the competition, which featured almost 200 vaulters, ranging from tiny tots to those aspiring to represent Canada at the 2010 World Equestrian Games in Kentucky. Both Colin and sister Alisa Schmidt of Chilliwack have now achieved the qualifying points necessary to compete at WEG in October Three local vaulters represented Canada in the second highest level of vaulting. Raven Schmidt and Chelsey Wierks were joined by teammate Darla Ricka, who made her debut in international level competition. At the provincial level, Jennifer Sedler and Shelby Maletz-Comm placed second and third respectively in Division B canter. At the zone level, Cheam teammate Abigale Wynberg finished third in Division C canter. Rianna Stiller of Chilliwack’s Savvy Vaulters placed fifth at that level. Rianna’s teammate Alia Herrin joined the local forces for her first competition at the Division D canter level and took home an eighth place ribbon. Several members of the Cheam Vaulters competed in walk, trot and stationary barrel classes. Alexis Hamilton and Sierra Pankonen competed for the first time in the trot division. They placed second and third respectively in the costume class and both earned eighth place in the compulsory and freestyle classes respectively. Bailey Sutcliffe, in her first recognized

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Q: I have a rhubarb patch in a 12-inch raised bed. I started out with three plants and they kept multiplying. Now I have a dozen but they are very spindly. What can I do? Joan Coffey E-mail A: Your rhubarb plants are overcrowded and possibly undernourished. They need digging up and dividing. It’s a job for a sharp spade and good muscles because rhubarb has enormous, deep roots. You may have to slice through to divide them. An axe can help if the spade isn’t sharp enough. There are always deeper bits of root that won’t come up. That’s normal. The divisions for replanting should be cleaned up of any old brown bits left over from previous harvestings. It would be best to renovate the bed by digging in composted manure before replanting. A yearly topdressing of more composted manure will keep up the

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Green Thumb nutrition level. This can be done either in spring when harvesting is over or in fall or winter when rhubarb has gone dormant for the year. Q: We did a yard reno last fall and dug up many tulips, which I planted in pots. They bloomed this spring and have now died back in the pots. I plan to put them back in the ground. Will it be okay to leave them in pots until the fall and then plant them. Or should I dig them up and keep them in my garage until fall. Or is there another alternative? Bev Pearson Coquitlam A: Storing your tulips in pots is fine but they must be in a very, very dry place.

The old-time gardeners routinely dug up tulips after flowering, stored them in a sheltered spot until the leaves finished dying down then stored them under cover. They replanted them in fall and, I suspect, did most of the fertilizing then. But I do think you should dig your tulips out of the pots when the leaves have died down, take a good look at them before returning them to storage in the pots. Any diseased or rotted bulbs should be discarded. Also many tulips (especially the large-flowered exotic ones) split up into little bulblets after flowering. Some tulips will have a very small main bulb surrounded by tiny mini bulbs while others will have nothing but tiny bulbs. These bulblets could develop into big, flowering tulip bulbs—but only if you grow them in perfect conditions for a few years. This is difficult to do because our climate is far too wet for

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A20 FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

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CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010 A21

The hard working nice guy.

Sports

Amazing Vipers unbeaten The Chilliwack Vipers continued its unbeaten run in its last tournament this year before provincials last weekend in Fleetwood. Despite featuring several A and B rep teams and a B.C. Summer Games team from the Kootenays, the Vipers extended its season record to 27-0. The Vipers won their first game by mercyruling Langford 13-1 in four short innings. Moving on, the Vipers faced a strong combined Richmond All-star team. While Chilliwack won the game 12-5, it took amazing pitching by Ryan Kaplanis and clutch hitting by Shane Tilbury, Carson Chambers and Santana Mckay to seal the final five runs to kick the mercy rule into effect. Game three of the round robin had the Vipers facing powerhouse Sooke. It was a pitchers battle in more ways then one as Vipers pitcher Brendon Donegan hit a threerun over-the-fence home run in the first inning to give Chilliwack the lead. He then went five innings, striking out 14 and giving up only one run on two hits to lead the Vipers to a 3-1 victory.

The final round robin game was a battle for first place in the standings between Chilliwack and Fleetwood. Tied 2-2 in the last inning, fleetwood decided to walk around Vipers power hitter Thomas Bunn. The strategy failed when Parker Hendsbee hit his first over-the-fence grand slam to give the Vipers a 6-2 win and seal first place. In the medal round, the Vipers once again faced Langford. In a mirror image of the first game Austin Unger provided clutch hitting to give the Vipers a 5-1 win and a spot in the gold medal game. Playing their second back to back game in two days, the Vipers showed no signs of being tired. Facing Richmond, the Vipers opened up the hitting and were once again led by a Parker Hendsbee grand slam. The Vipers scored runs from the top to the bottom of the line up to claim their third tournament gold. Up next for the Vipers is the provincial championships where they hope to turn their stellar record into a berth at the Western Canadian Championships in Calgary.

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“BEST EVER TOYOTA RED TAG DAYS!” Extended & Even Better !! 2010 RAV4 FWD

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IT PAYS TO READ THE FINE PRINT: Finance & Lease offers for qualified retail customers only, on new 2010 models sold & delivered between June 1 - June 30/2010. * Additional $1,500 -$2,000 cash buyer discounts can be applied towards the purchase of any new unregistered 2010 Toyota Prius, Camry Gas, Yaris Hatchback,Yaris Sedan, RAV4, & Venza models but can not be combined with special Toyota Financial Services lease or finance rates. **All listed financing from rates are for terms listed from on approved credit financed through Toyota Financial Services.*** Selling prices listed include cash discounts offered by both Toyota Canada and Valley Toyota, prices also include both freight and pre-delivery inspection. ****No security deposit required on all Toyota Financial Services lease contracts on approved credit, advertised monthly payment does not include monthly taxes. Lease payments of $349/month for the 2010 Prius KN3DUP (AL) based on a 48-month walk away lease w/ $3,000 down@ 3.9% A.P.R. purchase option price of $12,232.00. Lease payments of $199/month for the 2010 Yaris Sedan BT9K3M (BA) based on a 48-month walk away lease w/ $1,000 down@ 0.9% A.P.R. purchase option price of $6,839.15. Lease payments of $188/month for the 2010 Corolla CE BU42EM (BA) based on a 48-month walk away lease w/ $2,842 down@ 1.9% A.P.R. purchase option price of $7,274.40. Lease payments of $199/month for the 2010 Yaris Hatchback KT9K3M (EA) based on a 48-month walk away lease w/ $1,970 down@ 0.9% A.P.R. purchase option price of $13,189.50. Lease payments of $299/month for the 2010 Camry LE BF36KT (AA) based on a 48-month walk away lease w/ $1,650 down@ 1.9% A.P.R. purchase option price of $10,707.00. Lease payments of $299/month for the 2010 RAV4 FWD ZF4DVP (AA) based on a 48-month walk away lease w/ $3,195 down@ 3.9% A.P.R. purchase option price of $11,313.70. Lease payments of $377/month for the 2010 Venza FWD ZA3BBT (AA) based on a 48-month walk away lease w/ $3,282 down@ 4.5% A.P.R. purchase option price of $13,189.50. Lease payments are based on a maximum of 24,000km/year. Additional upfront km charges are applicable. License, insurance, & applicable taxes on monthly payments are extra. Prices include a maximum for freight and pre-delivery inspection & environmental levies. Other payment plans available. Dealer may sell for less. Some conditions apply, and offers may change without notice. See Valley Toyota for more details.

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CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010 A23

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9,980

$

*When compaired to other 08 Yaris HB`s with manual transmission and no A/C, within the Lower Mainland.

09 COROLLA LE

4 Cyl, Auto, A/C, Power Options, Sunroof, Alloys, 21000km, #12052A

$

19,980

08 YARIS HB

4 Cyl, Auto, A/C, Power Options, Keyless, Local, 20100km, #11630A

$

13,480

08 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER LTD

V6, 4WD, Auto, A/C, Leather, Loaded, 113500km, #12078A

$

32,980

07 FJ CRUISER

V6, Auto, 4x4, Loaded, DVD Player, 44000km, #B1299

$

29,980

07 BMW X3

3.0L, 6 Cyl, Pana Roof, Loaded, Luxury, 73,500km, #B1302

$

31,980

07 YARIS SEDAN

4 Cyl, Auto, A/C, Power Options, Keyless, 73200km, #12118A

$

11,980

06 RAV4 SPORT

V6, AWD, Auto, A/C, Power Options, 64000km, #11670A

$

24,980

05 TUNDRA D-CAB

TRD-V8, 4X4, Auto, A/C, Power Options, Canopy, 88500km, #12097A

$

26,980

03 COROLLA S

4 Cyl, Auto, Power Options, Sunroof, Very Clean, 107700km, #12172A

$

10,980

09 YARIS HB

4 Cyl, 5 Speed, AM/FM/CD/MP3, Local, 1 Owner, 12700km, #11479A

$

11,980

08 MATRIX XR

SOLD

4 Cyl, Auto, Power Options, Keyless, 26100km, #B1289

$

17,488

07 COROLLA LE

4 Cyl, Auto, Leather, Loaded, 59400km, #11607A

$

14,788

07 PRIUS HYBRID

4 Cyl, CVT, A/C, Power Options, Smart Key, Local, 96500km, #11860A

$

19,980

07 SOLARA CONVERTIBLE V6, Auto, A/C, Power Options, Keyless, local, 94200km #12154A

$

21,980

06 TACOMA TRD

V6, 4x4, 6 Speed, A/C, Power Options, Local, 77700km, #11642B

$

27,980

06 TUCSON

V6, 4WD, Auto, Keyless, Alloys, 76700km, #10908A

$

16,980

05 COROLLA S

SOLD

4 Cyl, 5 Speed, A/C, 118700km, #B1286

$

9,980

03 CAMRY XLE

3.0L, V6, Auto, Power Options, Leather, 143300km, #10778A

$

08 CIVIC DX-G

4cyl, Auto, A/C, Keyless, 29000km, #B1261A

4cyl, 5 Spd, AM/FM/CD,MP3, Tint, 59908km, #11697A

$

This 08 Civic DX-G is priced below market value!*

13,980

15,980

*When compaired to other 08 Honda Civic DX-G’s with Automatic transmission’s with in the Lower Mainland

09 YARIS HB

4 Cyl, Auto, Power Options, Keyless, 14300km, #11748B

14,788

09 COROLLA CE

4 Cyl, Auto, Power Options, Keyless, Local, 48000km, #11681A

$

$

08 CAMRY HYBRID

4 Cyl, Hybrid, Auto, A/C, Power Options, Local, 79700km, #11789A

19,980

08 TACOMA TRD

V6, Auto, 4x4, Power Options, Tow Pkg, 57300km, #11907A

$

07 SIENNA CE

V6, Auto, A/C, Power Options, 66500km, #11388B

21,980

$

V8, 4X4, Auto, A/C, Power Options, 122000km, #11457A

$

28,980

07 RAV4 SPORT

V6, Auto, 4WD, Power Options, Tinted, 35500km, #B1294

$

27,288

06 COROLLA S

4 Cyl, Auto, Power Options, Keyless, 72000km, #11621A

13,980

$

06 COROLLA S

4 Cyl, 5 Speed, A/C, Power Options, Keyless, Local, 28000km, #11951A

14,980

28,980

07 YARIS RS

4 Cyl, 5 Speed, A/C, Power Options, Keyless, Alloys, Local, 23200km, #B1295

$

07 TUNDRA TRD

$

14,980

07 TACOMA D-CAB

TRD, V6, 4x4, Auto, Power Options, Tow Pkg, 144600km, #B1285

$

4 Cyl, 6 Speed, Power Options, Sunroof, Local, 54200km, #11891A

$

16,480

03 CAMRY SE

3.0L, V6, Auto, Power Options, Leather, Local, 141200km, #12035A

$

14,480

25,480

07 TACOMA TRD D-CAB V6, 4X4, Auto, A/C, Cruise, Power Options, Keyless, Alloys, 103000km, #11960A

$

29,980

06 MATRIX

SOLD

4 Cyl, Auto, A/C, 32500km, #11915A

$

14,980

06 YARIS HB

4 Cyl, 5 Speed, A/C, Tilt, Power Options, Local, 179700km, #12065A

$

05 COROLLA XRS

14,980

$

7,980

04 SIENNA XLE LTD

V6, Auto, AWD, DVD Player, Loaded, 141700km, #11724A

$

24,980

02 HIGHLANDER

V6, 4WD, Auto, A/C, Tilt, Cruise, Power Options, Leather, #11785B

$

12,980

* see dealer for full program details.

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Community GREAT WEATHER FOR RAMBLING Ken Goudswaard/TIMES

Folks took advantage of last weekend’s great weather to flock to Ryder Lake for the annual ramble. Artist Butch Francis (far left) carves a mask in his shop. David Brodie Tara Keefer and Hannah Brodie (left) couldn’t resist holding the two-day-old goats at End of the Road Farm. And visitors (right) were amazed by the beautiful grounds at this Elk View Road home.

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young ones. Theme nights include: pirate, Hawaiian, western and fairy tale. This year the party will feature 14 high school students who have had lessons in face-painting and who have volunteered to help us out. Mandy Watts, program co-ordinator for continuing studies at UFV, says, “I am excited to be hosting the Fraser Valley’s largest ‘Night Market’ at Party in the Park this season. To date, we have over 40 vendors representing everything from fresh produce, arts, jewelry and some great new ethnic and Canadian food vendors.” Last year partial proceeds from the booth rentals went to Community Ser vices Family Place. Watts says “We are committed to giving back to this great downtown community.” Bring your lawn chairs, family and friends and enjoy this free downtown community event. This year the grand finale on August 27 will include O’Connor’s Sunset Cruisin’ in the Park car show. ◗ Applications for vendors and more information is available online at www. downtownchilliwack.com.

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Allegations led to search warrant “’I worked in the city, I have lots of contacts there, we will be able to do it,’” Fridriksdottir said she was told by Sanborn. “‘It’s a cakewalk’ he said.” But after months of unreturned phone calls about her Young Road property, Fridriksdottir decided to contact the city directly to see the status of her application. There she was told that not only was the application never made, and the $650 application fee never paid, but that she didn’t need to pay Sanborn to

Those allegations are connected to Sanborn’s current role as a private consultant specialzing in Agricultural Land Reserve applications. Landowner Peggy Fridriksdottir paid Sanborn $1,670.98 in late 2007 for an ALR subdivision application she says he never made and, that she found out later, would have never had a hope. Fridriksdottir also said that in July 2007 an RCMP officer with the commercial-crime section told her that police were investigating Sanborn’s business dealings.

tell her that. The CBC report stated that the information used to obtain the search warrant alleges that Chilliwack farmer Butch Goertzen had a similar experience with Sanborn; that Sanborn forged a document by cutting and pasting from other letters to convince Goertzen that the application had been filed with the Agricultural Land Commission. Another contentious property Sanborn was allegedly involved with was once owned by Alexander

Kosub, a retired high school teacher. Kosub asked his son Geoff to talk to Sanborn, who dismissed the likelihood of ALR exclusion. But then in an ALR removal application in July, 2005, Sanborn said he was acting on behalf of Kosub and Butterscotch Holdings, aVancouver company that eventually purchased the property off Kosub for $400,000 and flipped it for $2 million. None of the allegations have been brought up in court and Sanborn faces no charges. He denied any wrongdoing when contacted on camera in the CBC report Wednesday.

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Unpredictable fuel WASTE, from page 1 Committee and Alexandria Mitchell, an Abbotsford high school student and an environmental activist. “We should be talking about closing down the Burnaby incinerator rather than talking about new incineration,” Gaetz told the crowd of 50-orso that gathered outside. “Garbage is one of the most toxic, complex, unpredictable fuels on the planet,” Ross said. West, who has attended many of the other Metro consultation meetings, said the proponents are doing a good job of making a sales pitch, something with which many inside the meeting quickly agreed. To start the meeting, both Jackson and Moore spoke to the audience of more than 150 about Metro’s plans. The plan is a draft, they are seeking comment, and the final version will be presented to Environment Minister Barry Penner by the fall. Things were mostly polite as Metro’s corporate communications director David Hocking presented the plan.Thatis,untilhesuggested there was community support for WTE pointing to a study that found 63 per cent of Metro residents support WTE and 37 per cent of Fraser Valley residents did. He then mentioned another study had produced different results, but he declined to mention what those results were. “This is a sales pitch,” called out Chilliwack resident Jim Phelps, interrupting Hocking. “This is pure sales job, nothing else.” The rest of the presentation compared landfills to mechanical biological treatment to a WTE incineration plant. “Waste-to-energy clearly outperforms the other two

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Caroline Davies, Misty Jantzen and Gillian Powers (left to right) will be handling art classes this summer. completed her bachelor of arts degree at UFV in visual arts, she looks forward to pursuing her

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Only a limited number of subscription series tickets are being printed so fans must act fast. There are 20 dress circle seats at $95 on offer. These seats are the first two rows of the centre section and are by far the best seats in the house. There are also 80 orchestra seats at $80, which are also prime seats: they are rows three through 12 and are located in the centre. There will be 200 general tickets offered at $65 in the series as well. This subscription series offers you a chance to mingle with the two co-conductors of the orchestra and chorus, Maestro Clyde Mitchell and Paula DeWitt-Krause, as well as other performers in a private reception after the Dec. 11 “A Christmas You Can Handel” concert at the new Chilliwack cultural centre. One concert not included in the subscription series is the Dec. 12 matinee performance of “A Family Christmas” at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. All tickets for this concert are $15. These tickets are on sale until Nov. 12. Don’t be disappointed as the Christmas concert is sure to sell out. For inquiries please call 604-858-0216 or e-mail chilliwacksymphony@gmail.com.

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Strawberry Social

The Chilliwack Branch of the United Empire Loyalists’ Association of Canada will be hosting a Strawberry Social on June 19 at 2 p.m. in Carman United Church Hall, 7258 Vedder Rd. For more information contact Shirley at 604-858-6748.

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Chilliwack band The Darkest of the Hillside Thickets play the Echo Room on June 19 at 10 p.m. Tickets available at the Echo Room, 9282 Main St.

Players Guild open auditions

The Chilliwack Players Guild will be holding auditions for their upcoming production of Noises Off. This hilarious comedy is set to take place the last week of October in the new cultural centre. Cast includes four females and five males ages 20 to 60-plus. Auditions will be held at 7 p.m. on June 20 and 21 at the Chilliwack Community Arts Centre, 45899 Henderson Ave. Rehearsals will begin Aug. 29. Call 604-858-2498 or 604-824-8013.

Erin & Jeremy live

Husband and wife Jeremy Stewart and Erin Arding make up Erin & Jeremy, a talented two-piece from Prince George. They are stopping in Chilliwack to play songs from their new EP “we like to dance & leap & run around in parks at night” on June 21 at 8 p.m. at the ENiGMArt Gallery, 46116 Yale Rd., near Five Corners. Tickets are $5 at the door. All proceeds will go to the band.

Celebrate solstice June 19

June 21 marks the summer solstice. Celebrate at Amethyst Books & Essence at 8989 Young Rd., on June 19 with a variety of events. Start with a chair massage by Judy from 10 a.m. to noon. Drumming and blessing with Leonard starts at 10:30 a.m. Bring your drum, rattle or tambourine. Intuitive card readings with Regina run from 1 to 5 p.m., and readings with Loneard Howell run from noon to 5 p.m. pre-book or drop in to both. Refreshments and products also available. Call 604-7923730 or visit www.amethystbookstore.com.

June at Legion Branch 280

It’s always a good time at Vedder Legion Branch 280 in May. Every Friday and Saturday dance to live bands from 8 p.m. until midnight. Appearing on June 18 and 19 it’s Moonlighters. On June 25 and 26 it’s Greg Hampson. On June 20 there will be a Father’s Day breakfast from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and cost is $5. On July 1 there will be an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. with a free barbecue—ham-

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The work of award-winning artist Marney-Rose Edge is on display at the Chilliwack Museum until June 30. The Secret Life of a Garden presents a world of natural

The Chilliwack Visual Artists Association exhibition entitled A Small Small World is on now at the Artists Gallery on Henderson Avenue. This is a members show of small pictures in a variety of media as well as photographs, all with a maximum image size of 10 inches by 10 inches. The gallery is open from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, and the show will run until June 29.

Anavets events

At the Anavets Unit 305 at 46268 Yale Rd. we now have entertainment six nights a week, Tuesdays to Sundays. Almost Alan plays June 18 and 19 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Every Sunday Wylie and the Other Guy 6 to 10 p.m. A different band plays every Thursday. Monday poker registration at 6:30 p.m. starts at 7 p.m. Free pool on Tuesdays with jam session starting at 8 p.m. Wednesday karaoke. Every Friday steak draw at 5.30 p.m. Saturday meat draw every half-hour from 3 to 5 p.m. with live music. The kitchen is open Tuesday to Friday, noon to 2 p.m., 4:30 to 7 p.m and Saturday from noon to 6:30 p.m. Sunday breakfast from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., all proceeds to scholarship fund. Cribbage Sunday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m.

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Cornerstone art exhibit

On display at Cornerstone Custom Picture Framing and Gallery until June 25 is At the Water’s Edge, paintings in pastel and acrylic by award-winning artist Christine Camilleri. Also featured at the gallery is World of Whimsy, a selection of paintings by artist Aileen Molloy. Visit Cornerstone during regular business hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 9:30 a.m.

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Marc Atkinson at Bozzini’s

The Marc Atkinson trio is in concert at Bozzini’s Upstairs Lounge, June 25 at 8:30 p.m. Call 604-792-0744 for tickets or reserve in person at Bozzini’s.

David Gogo at Bozzini’s

Bozzini’s Upstairs Lounge presents another great night of blues featuring David Gogo for the first time. The show is on July 4. Doors at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 and there is a $10 minimum charge. Reserve in person or call 604-792-0744.

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NEW HOLLAND 268 baler and disc mower. Call after 5pm 604-858-9568 Chilliwack WANTED TO buy farm tractors, back hoe. bobcat loaders, any cond Call collect 1-604-794-7139

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For Sale Miscellaneous

APPLY TODAY for a brand NEW FULLY LOADED MDG Desktop, Laptop or LCD HDTV delivered to your doorstep & get a FREE 22’’ LCD HDTV! FInance from 49 cents/day, $0 down, 1yr/2yr/3yr terms. Everyone’s Approved thanks to MDG’s In-House Financing 1-800-791-1174. ESTATE SALE, 8 pce bdrm ste, electric bed w/individual controls, oak enter ctr & many misc. furn & HH items. Call 604-869-1555

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Buck Stretcher

FATHERS DAY IS SUNDAY Get him a special and unique gift. Like a beautiful mounted deer head with full antlers (or dad, buy it for yourself) $280, how about a patio fireplace completely screened in for $130, a tool box for back of his pickup $20 - $160, almost new smaller gas chain saw $70, new sliding mitre saw $200, nice 2500 electric generator gas powered for camping or work, easily installed new back up camera and monitor for RV, van, etc $100, complete with checker plate box liner for long box pick up, includes checker plate tool box, all polished aluminium $500, covered dog run 5’x10’x6’ high with floor, never used $400 obo, dog carrier crates small $15, med $30 large $40, extra large $60, gorgeous old iron & wood park bench $60, complete antique cream separator $150, a nice small deep freeze for his fish $100, very nice gas powered golf cart totally enclosed with $3000 plexi glass cab and heater $2500 obo, how about a trailer for his alum boat $300, or a nice utility trailer 4’ 6' wide to haul up to 12 material or soil or garbage, wired and ready to go $500, or even a covered cargo trailer for keeping his tools secure also lots of drills, sabre saws, skil saws etc for $5 - $30 and antique tools if he is a collector even old texas mickeys & beer signs! and used wheel barrows $10 & up. 604-793-7714 HOT TUB 8 man, Coast Spa, fully loaded $5000 obo 604-703-9880 KITCHEN CUPBOARDS, U-shaped, oak, includes sink, $500 obo. Call 604-824-4269

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DOG RUN or security fence panels, liquor and beer signs especially lighted ones, small utility trailer, cement mixer, used rubber roof, membrane, gas pressure washer, long extension or step ladder, used railroad ties, chain link gates & fencing all sizes, small outboard motor gas or electric, cheap elec lawn mower, push type reel mower. 604-796-6661

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Cats

CATS. Fixed - male and female rescued cats. Free to good, n/s indoor homes only. 604-513-9310

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Cancer June 21-July 22: Your energy will start growing soon! (Monday onward.) The four weeks ahead are your time to wield your clout, attract others, interview, ask favours, make major changes in direction and set important projects in motion. In all this, you will have to be more diplomatic than usual, especially this week – huge opportunities might face you, but they depend at least partly on the goodwill or co-operation of others. (If you’re an artist, writer, this –now through 2024 – is a time of potential fame.) Romantic atmosphere Monday/Tuesday. Those opportunities/oppositions Friday/Saturday.

Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: The weeks ahead (especially this one) brew a change in your living circumstances and your career or social position. To some degree, you have control over this, and can “play your hand” or attempt to squelch these changes. But consider: the forces of change will only grow stronger (and inevitable) over the next 14 years, and at present change represents a great opportunity for you, can bring bright new horizons in romance, marriage, relocation, contracts and partnerships – and fame! Talk/writing’s lucky Wednesday, but if you talk too much late week you could blow a deal.

Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: The weeks ahead accent relationships, opportunities and oppositions. You could meet an exciting member of the opposite sex – he/she seems quite talkative, might be “flustered” by events surrounding him/her. (This would indicate that marriage is not a good long-range possibility. Be aware.) You’re like a walking destiny flag this week; you’ll come into people’s lives at critical junctures. Be diplomatic, humble, not withdrawn. Be ambitious Sunday. Hopes, happiness, bright horizons Monday/ Tuesday! Take a breather Wednesday p.m. to Friday eve. You shine, attract others, Saturday.

Taurus April 20-May 20: The month ahead brings short trips, communications, details, paper (computer) work, sibling visits – a busy but not hugely important time. However, events around you will be important. You went through your major life crises in the 1980s through early 2008. Others go through theirs now, especially Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn. For you, these crises affect your communications and other secondary life activities. So make adjustments in these areas, especially Monday and Thursday/Friday. Relationships excite Monday/Tuesday. Sweet luck in intimacy, finances Wednesday!

Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Retreat. Rest, lie low, contemplate, avoid the spotlight while you do four things: catch up on neglected chores or government paperwork, plan, recharge your energy reserves, and re-connect with the spiritual realm. All these, as well as your work and health areas, face big changes this week, and generally to 2024. Realize flexibility is sometimes a good thing. When we aren’t charitable toward others we destroy ourselves. Your social connections and your attitude toward romance are also changing – see brightness here. The delusions/ illusions of the past decade will disappear, very soon!

Scorpio Oct.23-Nov.21:This week features change – and difficult relations with a Gemini or Virgo and/ or in communications, especially legal, publishing, intellectual or long-distance communications. Consider in these areas, that Gemini or Virgo is likely right, is fighting your limitations (which makes you uneasy). The change is not central – you went through your main life struggles in the 1980s to mid-’90s. It affects four areas, in order of intensity: communications, siblings; background, government; work, health; and those areas first listed (legal, publishing, etc.) and (gentle but deep) love areas.

Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Tackle chores over the few weeks ahead. It’s humdrum, but you might as well plunge in.You’re rather insulated from the big changes going on all around you. Still, this month, especially this week, might transform work, employment, health and your relations with institutions, the government or head office. Listen to your hunches, to the spiritual side. You often find Gemini romantic, Virgo sexy. This week, either someone in these signs has a lot of difficulty, or you have difficulty with him/her. Be patient. Sunday’s mellow. Friendship Wednesday/ Thursday. Retreat Saturday.

Gemini May 21-June 20: Read Taurus message – you, too, have largely gone through your life’s walk of fire, and your future is growing more calm. But major changes still loom, now to 2024, in finances, sex and to 2017 in friendships, romance, sports, and creative or child-related zones. All these are strongly affected this summer, particularly this week. You probably won’t see fireworks, but things are changing! Take the helm of your ship, especially Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. Anyone who will not cooperate will never co-operate. Turn elsewhere. A big money change!

Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: The four weeks ahead boost your popularity. The future will brighten, optimism will reign! The world has more problems than usual, all this spring/summer, but these intrigue you, you can find opportunities “in the cracks.” Like Gemini, you’ve been through the main crises of your life, the last 12-15 years. It’s time to raise your sights – and your head! (Posture affects how others “handle” you.) A wish is likely to come true, could involve friendship or romance, creativity or children. Main accent all week: change in friendships and love. Be ready for it, respond, be happy!

Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: The few weeks ahead accent life’s mysteries and depths – including sex, investments, debts, lifestyle commitments and major changes, and health. Your subconscious will float to the surface, bring dreams, hunches. Pregnancy is possible for “eligibles.” Change will come to, or manifest via, these areas – and it will affect not only these zones, but also what (and whom) you possess, and what you earn. Dig deep, don’t be satisfied with surface answers. But also accept changes, especially in money, social and communications zones. Hard truths are true truths this week. Don’t invest – yet!

Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Your passionate, romantic, love-oriented, creative, risk-taking side rises strongly over the next few weeks. You’ll ride a winning streak! But one you meet this week might not be a good marriage prospect. Your own marriage and/ or business partnerships might also face difficulties. The problem isn’t in the relationship, it involves work, health and similar practical difficulties (e.g., the army ships your mate out). A soul-deep, serious but blossoming change occurs this week in social connections and/or romance. Mysteries Sunday. Be ambitious Wednesday! Joy (sensual?) Saturday!

Aries March 21 - April 19: Relationships are important and potentially lucky Sunday. Talk, visit, travel or make a decision about one that has been a bit of a burden (or support!) for some years. You want to dive into the depths (sexual intimacy, financial commitment, research, secrets, investments, big health change) Monday to Wednesday morning, but think first. Wisdom and luck seldom go hand-inhand (ain’t that unfair, eh?) but both might combine Wednesday/Thursday. Still, major separative possibilities loom by Friday, so tread cautiously in law, love, education, international, career and family zones.

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Dogs

4600 LAB SILVER / Charcoal PUPS, PB RARE! vet chd, social, quiet temp. $950. 778-549-8621

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Vacation Spots

CULTUS LAKE, Lindell Beach. 2 BR, sleeps 6, pool/jacuzzi, kitchen. $800/week. 604-534-6714 www.mycultuslake.com MT. BAKER SKI AREA 2 cabins, 1 property. Rent one, use one. Gated community w/ amenities. 35 min. from border $454,900 U.S. Maryann Angus 360-224-6704 www.mymtbakerhome.com

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Feed & Hay

Triple Five Trucking

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Horses & Tack

Dog & Pony Shop Tent Sale Everything On Sale Sunday June 20th: 10am - 4pm 4830 Delta St, Ladner REG.HALF ARAB 12YO 15hh Gelding Experienced Rider Aldergrove $2,500 OBO 778-808-7810

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Lessons/Training

The Heal-Well Centre for Dogs in Chilliwack is now accepting clients for obedience instruction, behaviour problems & consultation. New group classes starting now! Call 604-556-9966

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Up to $10,000 Canada Wide Settlement Lenders 1-866-210-7200

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Accounting/ Bookkeeping

BOOKKEEPING, PAYROLL (incl direct debit for your employees), personal taxes, special projects, etc. Connie 604-703-8509

Financial Services

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Business Services

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Cares! The Chilliwack Times has partnered with the BC SPCA to encourage responsible pet guardianship and the humane treatment of animals. Before purchasing a new puppy, ensure the seller has provided excellent care and treatment of the animal and the breeding parents. For a complete guide to finding a reputable breeder and other considerations when acquiring a new pet, visit spca.bc.ca.

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Garage Sale

#2 - 9493 Broadway St. Garage Sale Saturday, June 19 9am to 3pm Craft supplies, household item.

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Tent trailer, boys Mnt bike, Street hockey equip, household & children’s items

9392 Young Road Garage Sale

Snowpeaks Toastmasters Saturday, June 19 9am to 3pm Furniture, TV & great deals. No Early Birds!

Chilliwack

FARMERS MARKET Sat, 9am - 2pm 10015 Young Rd N Front parking lot Minter Gardens Store North Chilliwack Farm Fresh Vegetables

Franchises

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Agents

NEED A MORTGAGE 1st and 2nd Mortgages, Self Employed, Refinancing, Forclosures, Low Rates. 604-629-8628 www.MazumaCapital.ca

Real Estate Services

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Condos/ Townhouses

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Burnaby

W.End/Down/ Yaletown

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Clothes, shoes, furniture, collectibles and much more.

FLEA MARKET 45707 Princess Avenue

30+ Vendors

EVERY SUNDAY Call Sharon @ 604-316-4459 for info

51970 Yale Road E Mon - Fri by appointment

Yard Sale Sat only 9-2pm 44866 Doreen Place

NO EARLY BIRDS! Electrical supplies, cabinets, tools, tv & electronics ETC. Sardis

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Saturdays 8am - 6:30pm

PLANT SALE

5 gal Physocarpus, Weigela, Sorbaria, Lavender, Flowering Currant etc. Landscapers welcome. Closed Sundays 604-798-9140 or 604-703-6234

Sat June 19

5675 Montesina Place Childrens Clothes Saturday, June 19 8am to 1pm

Girls pants & shirts $4, boys 3-6 mos, 12-18 mos & up to 2+. Jackets, jeans & shoes.

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Houses - Sale

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Real Estate

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Household items & rare hockey cards Sardis

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5635 Janis St

Garage Sale Sat June 19 & Sun June 20 9 am to 4 pm following week if raining

Apt deep freeze, spin wheel, furniture, crystal, canning coloured TV, tools, tent. Many new items

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Houses - Sale

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Port Moody

33 FLAVELLE Dr. 3 BR, 3 lvls, 2.5 baths, 2 f/ps. 3,360 sf home in CDS, on greenbelt. 7,260 sf lot. $917,000. By appt, 604-767-6742

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Surrey

Quik Sale! Cash Bonus! 7BR, 3lvls, 3yrs old, 1 + 1 BR ste, $1200/mo rev, in new sub div, $567K, Mala @ Sutton 710-9030

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Vancouver East Side

SAT, Jun 19, 2-4, Cntrl Loc 5 BR w/morgt helper, recent reno’s, f/yrd, wlk to skytn/schls, $649K, Mala @ Sutton, 604-710-9030

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Lots & Acreage

1 ACRE gd - Mission All usable building lot, room for shop, pool & lrg home. High end homes built in this prestigious cul de sac subdivision. 10 mins to downtown. Drive by lot #7 - 8732 Jones Terrace, near the Abby on Dewdney Trunk Rd. $330,000. Call Len 604-763-4118

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Mobile Homes

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Garage Sale

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STAINLESS STEEL FRIDGE, D/W, GAS RANGE AS NEW Sat Jun 19th 8 am-2pm

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SUN, 2-4pm, #207-921 Thurlow, Westend 1 BR + Den, 679sf, Fully Reno’d. Michael Lepore, Royal LePage Westside 604-295-3974 www.AccoladeRealEstate.ca

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46276 Margaret Ave

Garage Sale

Rosedale Chilliwack

VIEW! Fully reno’d 1 BR condo, granite counters, 737sf, wlk to L’heed, schls, $218,900, rental ok, Mala @ Sutton, 604-710-9030

Business Services

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Garage Sale

Princess Armories

5798 Carter Rd

7010

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Downtown Chilliwack

Chilliwack

Multi Family Garage Sale Sat June 19 8 am to 3 pm

Pets - Other

HAMSTER WITH cage and all accessories $20 obo 604-997-0179

GARAGE SALES

Chilliwack

✫ PRETTY BRUNETTE ✫ Phone 604-703-3080

5035 PUPPIES FOR SALE, father American Bulldog, mother Whippit/Pit Bull, 7 wks, healthy, no shots $375 obo 778-862-3568

IN A CAR Accident? Getting DIVORCED? INHERITANCE coming? GET MONEY TODAY!

1245488_0618

SUNNY SPRING Specials At Florida’s Best Beach New Smyrna Beach. Stay a week or longer. Plan a beach wedding or family reunion. www.NSBFLA.com or 1-800-541-9621.

Business Services

5391 Chinook St.

Lots of household , childs bed, creative memories scrapbooking, towels, xmas items nad much more!! Saturday Market in the Park June 12th - Sept 4th 10am - 3pm CULTUS LAKE East Side Main Beach Parking Lot behind Bumper Boats & Giggle Ridge Produce, Home Baking, Crafts, Flea Market Items Vendors Welcome Entertainment when avail. Lorna 604-858-6593 Yarrow

4528 Poplar Road Garage Sale Saturday, June 19 Sunday, June 20 8am to 5pm

John Deere riding lawn mower, lumber, tools, doors, etc.

6035

Mobile Homes

FACTORY DIRECT New 14 ft wide $56,500 F.O.B. SRI; New 1152 sq ft dbl wide $76,900 F.O.B. 604-830-1960

PARK SPACES AVAILABLE — QUALITY HOMES —

1-800-339-5133 Adult Park. Move in today. New Home with nice Deck

$99,000

TO BE MOVED - 2004 14 x 70 deluxe 2 BR, 1 bth $59,900. 1982 - 14 x 70 3 BR, 2 bth, $24,900. 1976 - 12 x 68, 2 BR + bth, $12,900. 12 x 60, 2 BR, $9,900. 12 x 60, $3,000. 604-830-1960

6040

Okanagen/ Interior

EXCEPTIONAL LAKEVIEW Lots from $160,000 also: 1 panoramic 3 - acre parcel. Owner Financing, 250-307-2558 www.orlandoprojects.com

6052

Real Estate Investment

GRANDVIEW @ Las Vegas on South Blvd brand new concrete bldg, 2 sep 1 br XLrg units, Luxurious, ldry, 2 jacuzzi, a/c, plasma, king bed, slps 8, full equipped kitchen. Timeshare 4 x per yr, you own % of property, Rentals ok Asking $35,000 604-374-4350 * 604-506-7576

6065

Recreation Property

SUNSHINE VALLEY DEVELOPMENTS Camping Cabins starting @ $199,000 to lock up. 604-599-3861, 778-888-4574

6085

Waterfront

10 ACRES on the Sunnyside of Harrison River. Boat access only. Only 10 min from Harrison Hot Springs. Will consider house in Chwk area. $390,000. Serious inquiries pgauffray@shaw.ca

6082

Warehouse

FOR SALE Warehouse/Office on Vantage Way, Tilbury, Grade lvl access. 2150 sq/ft 2 washrooms, High Traffic Area, Visual Exposure, Avail. Aug 1. 604-940-9900


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RENTALS 6508

Apt/Condos

1 BR, $540 heat & h/w, garbage incl, no pets, Chwk near amens Resident Mgr. Member of Crime Free Multi-housing, avail July 1, 604-792-8974 1 BR, Chwk. downtown, 'Crime free multi family housing' $525incl utils, avail June 15, 604-392-5006 1 BR + den, large condo, in adult bldg, top flr beautiful view, 9 ft ceilings, skylights, gas f/p, insuite w/d, 3 appls + garburator, large bath with jacuzzi tub, secured u/g prkg, nr hospital July 1. $975. 604-867-9399, 604-869-1725 1 BR over 700sf, 5 appls including wd, nice & an adult oriented bldg. np, new reno. 604-792-1959 2 BR adult orient. $750; 1 blk from hospital, DD & Refs req’d. NP, great location 604-795-3344

6540

STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN No Qualification - Low Down CHILLIWACK – 9557 Williams St, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49x171’ lot, excellent investment property in heart of town, close to shops & schools................ PITT MEADOWS -11860 Springdale Dr. 4 Bdrm, 2½ baths, inside freshly painted family HOUSE, 5 appl, huge family room, gas f/p, fenced yard, garage, close to WC Express, Schools & shops................$1988/M

Call Kristen 604 435-5555 or 786-4663

www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

6555

Mobiles/Pads

3 BR Mobile home, Vedder area, yard, bright, $900/mo + $400dd, ns, np, July 1, 604-703-8967

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

1 BD main flr incl hot water, garbage, cable, sh’d laundry. Quiet bldg. Close to dwntwn. $545/m Avail now Sharon 604-824-1902, M-F 8-4

• Residential • Residential area Area • Elevator • Adult Oriented • Elevator • Adult Oriented • Sparkling Renovations • Sparkling Renovations • 1 Bdrm Smoking From $590 • 1 No Bdrm from $600

9530 Fletcher St. 793-9572

Beautiful 1 bd + den, 802 sq top flr, granite counter brand new appl, in suite laund, gas f/p, a/c, 9’ ceiling, security camera, balcony, 1 park stall, 1 storage locker. The Regent is in a beautiful location 2 blks from hospital, mins from new stadium. Small pets ok, $875. Avail Aug 1, 778-867-0482 or email alextzilios@hotmail.com

CHWK at the Vibe. Beautiful DELUXE gr flr 2 BR, 2 bath, 5 appls, 900sf, 2 sec prkg. Mtn view. Gym/Games room. Av now. $950. NS/NP. 1-604-861-6303 Harrison Hot Springs 1 br, reno new flrs etc, across Lake, ns, np $625 incl cable 604-853-4273

THE VIBE, newer 2 br, 2 bath ground end unit, large patio, fp, 4 appls w/ensuite wd, Near Hwy 1, UFV & Cottonwood Mall. 2 ug prkgs, storage, ns, no pets, refs req . $925+dd. 604-794-7335

6515

Duplexes - Rent

2 BR (4 plex), Lewis Ave, spacious, 4 appls, ns, cat ok, $895 incl utils, avail July. 604-847-0545 2 BR duplex, Agassiz, avail now, nr schools, lg back yd, bsmt with rec rm & extra Bdrm, written and documented ref’s required. $899. 604-796-2550 3 BR 4 plex, 1.5 bath, Lewis Ave, spacious, 4 appls, ns, cat ok, Jul 1, $1095 incl utils, 604-847-0545 SARDIS 3 br upper 1.5 bath, 5 appls, ns np, $1150 incl utils, mtn view, Aug. 1, refs. 604-795-9651

6520

Farms/Acreage

LOVELY 4 bdrm farm house on acreage with 2 stalls pasture adjacent to Vedder Mnt trails and indoor arena, ns, pet nego $2500/m. Ph 604-823-4741 or 1-604-787-6070

6540

Houses - Rent

AVAIL JULY 1, 5 bdrm newly reno’d home, all appl, lrg yard, nr Dwntown, $1200 +utils, call 778-808-8944 or 604-825-7479 email: dhillong78@gmail.com CHWK 3BR Rancher, 2 full bath, large family & rec rm, fp, double garage, 2200sf, park like setting, yard, now, $1600, 604-594-7790 CWK, SMALL 2 br house July 1st $800+sec dep, incl 4 appl, lrg yrd+shed. Tammy 604-791-2559 *RENT to OWN*

We have a home for you! Poor credit okay, small downpayment required. Call 604-857-3597 or 604-418-3162

SARDIS 2 BR HOUSE FOR RENT $950. CALL 604-991-7200

Suites/Partial Houses

6602

Houses - Rent

1 BD new suite Promontory own entry & park, w/d, laminate flr, $800 incl utils/cable/internet, n/s, n/p., 604-847-3610 or 778-823-5317 1 BDRM view lge daylight suite. Sep entry, quiet n/s person only. $750/m incl util. Ph 604-791-9670

1 BR above ground ste, lge, quiet, Promontory, no smoking, no pets, $650 incl. Avail Immed 604-824-1730

1 BR bsmt new Sardis nr Mall, suit mature quiet person, ns, np, $575 inc util 604-858-7747 aft 6pm

Townhouses Rent

6605

2 BDRM 2 bth t/h in Garrison Crossing. N/s, N/p, avail July 1. $1100/mo. Ph 604-819-1760 2 BDRM Garrison Crossing, new, 6 new appliances, deluxe bath $1100+ hydro 604-824-4677 4 BDRM, 3.5 bath, 2 yr old T/H. a/c, resp renters only, fully fin bsmt, w/d, n/s, $1500, avail July 1, 1-604-831-831-7466

6615

WANTED STORAGE In barn for boat & motorhome, ideally in under used barn close to Abbts or Chwk. Reas rent 604-756-0239

6620

Warehouse/ Commercial

6580

RENT

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LEGALS

WAREHOUSE & office space for lease, up to 12,000sf of Warehouse and 3,200sf of executive offices. Available Aug 15, 2010 Chillwack. Call 604-991-7200

NOTICE OF PROPERTY DISPOSITION

Clean Sweep?

1BR, BSMT $650, Avail. now close to Chill. Sec. n/s,n/p ref. req. 604-807-5448

SARDIS NEWER 3-4 br, exl area, level priv entry, 5 apl, own laund, RV pkg, wood fls $1050 incl util. 604-701-9299 aft 6 - M-F

Do You Need To

Wanted To Rent

1 BR bsmt, Sardis Garrison Crossing, own entry & wd, ns, np refs $600, July 15, 604-847-3273

3 BDRM main floor, huge lot, pets ok, shrd w/d, d/w, f/s, wood f/p. $1095, July 1, 604-392-5924

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604

795.4417

In accordance with Section 26 of the Community Charter, notice is hereby given that the Council of the City of Chilliwack intends to transfer the properties located at 45361 and 45421 Calais Crescent to Her Majesty the Queen in the Right of Canada in care of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, excepting a 250.9 square metre portion (the “Proposed Legacy Trail Lot”) located at the east side of the property at 45421 Calais Crescent. The City of Chilliwack is the registered owner and trustee of these 2 properties with the Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation being the beneficial owner. Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation, as the beneficial owner of these properties, will receive one hundred percent (100%) of the proceeds of this sale. The lands to be transferred to Her Majesty the Queen in the Right of Canada are as shown outlined in bold linage on the map below.

Rental Services

RENTALS | 604-793-2200 1 bdrm condo Newmark, 6 appl..... $700 1 bdrm suite incl heat. ...................... $550 1 bdrm condos Sardis...... starting @ $625 1 bdrm suite close to town F/S W/D. .. $625 1 bdrm condo F/S,W/D, close FVU.... $600 3 bdrm bsmt suites 5appl. inc util... $950 3 bdrm rancher 4 appl, garage..... $1200 4 bdrm house 5 appl, garage FFI... $1300 HARRISON VEDDER ROAD 2 level townhouse HOTSPRINGS •• Bach & 1 bdrm suites

• Large 1 Bdrm • Fridge, Stove, D/washer • Close to amenities • Laundry on-site • Fridge & stove

Starting at $500/month Starting at $525/month

For: CITY

SPACE BOOKING OF CHILLIWACK Rep: JWarren Ad#: 1247055

Inquiries with respect to this matter may be directed to Wayne Moseanko, Property Manager, 604-793-2936 or in writing to Karla Graham, City Clerk, 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 8A4.

Karla Graham, CMC City Clerk 1247055_0618


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010 A41

AUTOMOTIVE 9105

Auto Miscellaneous

9125

Domestic

PARKER’S

CLEARANCE

9130

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

2008 HONDA ATV

ENDS JUNE 26 $

2004 Dodge SX 2.0

4 dr, auto, loaded, 111 km......................... $4,000

4 speed

6,800

#AP001

$

4 cyl, auto, leather, factory roof, loaded, 131 km..... $4,475

2 dr, 5 spd, factory roof & wheels, service history... $4,150

2001 PT Cruiser Ltd Ed

4 cyl, 5 spd loaded, 171 km......................... $3,750

2002 Saturn SG2

3 dr, 4 cyl, 5 spd loaded, 130 km......................... $3,595

2000 Chevy Blazer LT

4 dr, 4 cyl, fully loaded, 183,500 km.................. $4,375

2002 Chrysler Sebring LTD

Convertible, V6 auto, loaded, 132 km......................... $5,860

2001 Toyota Corolla LE

4 cyl, auto, loaded, 173 km......................... $4,745

604-795-5454

2005 Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa 3,500 Miles, mint $

8,500

1992 GEO METRO. Auto, 4 drs. 190,000 km. New head gasket & radiator. Aircared until June ’11. $1,500 obo. Call 778-285-9324

2000 Ford Crown Victoria

Parts & Accessories

$

6,000

$

6,500

#JY001711

2006 Kawasaki KLX 125 As new $

2,100

#JS100343

2006 Yamaha FZ6 600cc Street Bike - 3,783 Miles $

5,500

#JY006596

2003 Honda Civic LX 4 dr, 5 speed $

5,995

#AP1023

2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport

$14,995

#1D131277

SELF-SERVE DISCOUNT AUTO PARTS OVER A THOUSAND VEHICLES TO CHOOSE FROM

WEEKLY SPECIALS June 19 - June 25, 2010 Engines (gas)

$ .......................................

Transmissions

149

..........................................

95

4995

$

Starters

$

Alternators

$

Elec Distributors

$

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Sports & Imports

$

15,900 #2G245202

1996 Chev Silverado

.......................................... ..........................................

$

8,400

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

9155

E

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

1979 GMC 1/2 ton pick-up, 350, auto rallys, looks & runs good $1350 604-794-3084 1992 MAZDA B2200, double cab, burgundy, good cond, air cared. $2800. Lang. 604-888-6075 1993 JEEP Grand Cherokee 4x4 auto, 4L, Avoid the HST, exc cond. $2750 obo, 604-858-2523

2495

1996 GMC Jimmy, 4x4, V6, 4dr, AC, aircared, good cond, no accid. $2000 obo. 604-582-5000 1998 GMC 2500 SL Sierra, Ext’d Cab, 5.7 Vortek Eng, 2WD, 134K’s, all power, air, elec brakes, tow hitch, air cared,$6,500obo 604-826-1041 1999 FORD 250XL, auto, 8cyl, 210K, long box, bed liner, trlr pkg. extra cab, $9000, 604-467-4188

792-1221

#1G012499

9160

Sports & Imports

2000 Silverado 4x4

6,900

#1G159307

1991 Chev S-10 Ext Cab 4x2, 4.3 V6, auto, A/C, pw, pl, tilt, cruise, 145,000 kms $

Runs perfect, AirCared, mint interior, a/c,pwr pkg,124,000 km,75hp nitrous boost, dual 2.5 exhaust, Posi, very clean. $4250 obo. Call 604.316.4342

2,900

#1G109674

Toll-Free: 1-866-843-8955 9145

Scrap Car Removal

1990 MERCEDES 560 SEL AirCared, fully loaded, leather, heated seats, pw, pl, alarm, pwr sunroof, pwr seats, CD, new tires & brakes, 228,000 km, runs well. $3000 obo.

604.845.5010 2002 Honda CR-V AWD

Auto, A/C, sunroof, pw, pl, tilt, cruise, mags $

9,900

#JH001155

2001 BUICK CENTURY. 59,000 km. Original elderly 1 owner. Mint cond. 6 cyl, 4 drs. Loaded. $6,500 obo. 778-278-1997 (Langley)

1997 Plymouth Neon Clean car, great buy! $

1,895

#AP1302

2003 Honda CR-V AWD

Auto, A/C, pw, pl, tilt, cruise

10,995

$

#JH010223

Has your vehicle reached the end of its useful life?

Have it recycled properly Pick A Part is environmentally approved and meets all BC government standards for automotive recycling

$

5,995

$

#4Y002911

Parker’s 7981 Atchelitz Road (turn north on Atchelitz off Yale Road West

Steve 778-828-0055 Dale 604-799-0310 1246234_0618

DL#10257

Trailers/Tents/ Campers

2005 TOYOTA Echo, 4 door hatch back, 5 spd, only 72K, $5800, D9921 ..1-877-855-6522 Located in Abbotsford

2006 MITSUBISHI Eclipse GT V6

loaded auto, leather, sr, 2 set tires, $16,300. D9256 604-768-8762

2006 SMART FOR Two, diesel, 38K, exterior silver & black, $9500, 604-820-4119

2002 MONACO La Palma 35 foot 'Class A' motorhome. Ford chassis. Loaded! $63,000 obo. Serious enquiries. 604-464-8507

2007 SUZUKI SX4-JX h/b, auto, 41k, front wheel drive, options pkg, $6300 Firm. 604-538-9257

9173

Vans

2007 DODGE Grand Caravan SXT, loaded, p/drs, 8 tires, many extras, very low milage, full stow & go, bring trades 604-795-4277

9522

1999 CORSAIR 30ft, 5th wheel large slideout, sleeps 5-6, new condition. $24,900 604-465-9512

2003 32’ Cougar by Keystone 5th wheel. In exc cond; two large slides; lots of solid oak cabinets, oak table w/4 oak chairs; 2 arm chairs, ent. unit; a/c, furnace; hydraulic front jacks; large awning; heated underbelly; corner shower; queen bed, closet, dresser; new washer/dryer; lg living room window; skylight; too many extras to mention. $21,000. 604.316.1018 1991 PROWLER 5th whl 25.5 gd cond everything works, new tires, 2 6V batt’s. $6200 obo. 604-795-6302

2003 ADVENTURER 22ft RV, 84K km’s, slps 6, new tires, Exc Cond $28,500 604-819-6130

Motorhomes/RVs 2005 29’ JAYCO Trailer. like new, bunk beds, Awning, lrg storage, slide, A/C, $21,000 604-792-9210

1996 26’ Komfort 5th whl, 13’ slideout, excl cond, N/S, alum ext, awning & slideout awning. new tires, brakes, hotwater & toilet. a/c, skylights, dual fridge, furnace, micro, 4 burner stove, All in 1 bth w/ tub, walk around queen bd, hitch incl if req’d. $17,900. 604-701-6252 or 604-798-3966 47325 Mountain Pk Dr Little Mnt

To advertise call

604-795-4417

up to

15000

604-792-1221 Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm 7 Days A Week www.pickapart.ca

1992 NISSAN Maxima, fully loaded, automatic, air-cond, power windows, power seats, climate control, keyless entry. $1500.00. Call 604-852-3456.

HOUR 2Service From Call

Family Owned & Operated

(604) 209-2026

8025

Cabinet Making

(shop) 604-316-1711 (cell)

8055

Cleaning

Detailed house cleaning & Ldry, ironing, windows & weeding, etc. Honest Ref’s Annya 604-745-6257

2002 NISSAN Altima 2.5 S, auto, loaded, pwr pkg, burgundy, $6600. D9256 604-768-8762

2003 TOYOTA Corolla S, 5 spd, pl, cd, ac, silver, spoiler 105K,, $7400 D9256 604-768-8762 2004 HONDA Accord EX, auto, 4 cyl, sun roof, loaded, leather, excellent condition. No Saturday calls 604-316-2971

8065

2006 HONDA Civic DX Coupe $13,500. Auto, PWR Locks & Windows, heated mirrors, digital dash, 4 new tires, new brakes, Honda Serviced. NO Accidents. 100k. Great on gas, many extras. Coq. Call ★ 604-868-3128

Contracting

• Land Clearing • Small logging jobs • Building site prep • Road building • Landscaping L200 Hitachi Backhoe on tracks w/hydraulic thumb, 5 ft rake & 3 buckets. Cat 966 Loader w/4 yd bucket & quick attach log grapple. Dump Truck. Compare our rates Ron’s Contracting: 604-858-8648 Ryder Lake Local

8080

Electrical

www.AbacusElectric.ca Res & comm. 40 yrs exp. 1 stop! Reas. rates! 778-988-9493. Reg. 97222

8130

Removal FREEScrap/Car No Wheels No Problem

HOME SERVICES Streamline Cabinets

for most complete vehicles ~ FREE TOWING ~

Pick A Part Used Auto Parts 43645 Industrial Way Chilliwack BC V2R 4L2

Which SUV sips gas like a subcompact?

* Kitchen * Vanities * Counters * Free Est. Dave 604-824-0841

1172319_0818

2009 Carry-on 14 x 8 HD Tandem Cargo Trailer

9540

Research vehicles on driving.ca

4.7 V8, auto, pw, pl, tilt, cruise $

Motorhomes/RVs

1795

Computers(ECM)..... $1495

3500, 4x4, dually, loaded, ready to tow

9522

1795

Hours: 8:30am-5pm 7 Days A Week www.pickapart.ca 2006 GMC Sierra quad-cab 5.3 V8, auto, A/C, cloth, pw, pl, ps, tilt , cruise.

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL 2H

#JY002852

2007 Yamaha YZF 600cc Street Bike - 1,000 Miles

THE SCRAPPER 604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC

2005 Yamaha FZ6 600cc Street Bike - 2,300 Miles

Domestic

1990 BUICK Regal air cared, rebuilt transmission, gd cond $900 obo Call 604-316-0362

9135

#AP1300R

DL# 9898

9125

STEVE TOWING SERVICES Scrap Car Removal. We Pay $$ for all cars. Call 778-316-7960

604.826.6201

Chipped Hemi, K & N, Flowmaster, Pioneer, Jensen, Hard Tonneau Cover

8140 Young St., Chilliwack

4999

1245765_0618

2005 Pontiac Sunfire

#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200

9160

1988 GMC MH 140 K, slp 6, 21FT tub, awning, ac, fridge, t pkg, stereo, $10,500. 604-463-4831

420, 4x4, semi-auto Call JASON at

2001 Hyundai Tiburon SE

4 cyl, suto f/load, new tires, safety checked, 199 km .. $6,325

Scrap Car Removal

1979 CAMARO RS

GRAD SPECIALS

2001 Honda CRV

9145

Handyperson

ANY BIG or small home improvements including R.A.P.P. Call Les for price & quality work. 30 yrs exp. 604-858-5557 DON THE HANDYMAN Retired Carpenter. All Jobs Big or Small. Carpentry, Plmb, Elec. 1- 604-807-5334

8150

Kitchens/Baths

Streamline Cabinets

8160

Lawn & Garden

Organic Screened & Blended

Great Prices $$$ * Kitchens * Vanities * Counters * Free Est

Call Dave

604-316-1711 (cell) 604-824-0841 (shop) Established 20 yrs

8155

Landscaping

COL-RIC CONTRACTING

PERFECT FOR LAWNS & GARDENS Also Available

• Bark Mulch • Mushroom Manure U PICKUP OR WE DELIVER

604-794-3388 WRIGHT YARD CARE Lawn mowing, landscaping, Free Est. Jeff 604-316-7625

8205

Paving/Seal Coating

ALLEN Asphalt, concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187

• Excavating • Dumptrucking • Landscaping • Fencing

•turf instalation (top soil spreading •mini excavator • dump truck service • retaining walls • fencing • concrete breaker • land clearing • demolition

604-290-8845 823-2382 or 795-1027

Need a Painter? Find one in the Home Services section.

Looking to do some

Refer to the Service Directory for all of your home improvement, decorating and gardening needs.


A42 FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

C O N T R A C T I N G H O M E

Spring Has Sprung!

We dispose of any household items Suite Clean-ups Reno / Construction Back-Yard Clean-ups Deliver Dirt, Gravel, Sand Call Andy for a quote Home: 604-792-5803 Cell: 604-771-9343

FINAL FINISH CONTRACTING • Bathrooms • Kitchens • Basements • Sun Decks • Additions TED BOOTH

604-793-3631 604-819-4362

BILL BOUTHOT

‘Your Home Renovation Specialists Inside & Out’

HOME EXPERTS

P Is your house ready for the season? O W T.D. Powerwashing E Friendly Professional Services R W • House washing A • Gutter cleaning S • Driveways H Reasonable Rates I FREE QUOTES N G Please Call: 604-378-5313

C O N T R A C T I N G

O U N T One Call Does It All! E Free Estimates R Phone Wayne S • Basements • Additions • Renovations

604-825-3884

(formerly the Counter Guy)

604-845-1141

BUSINESS OF THE WEEK

When Quality Counts!

ROOF EVALUATIONS by PROFESSIONAL ROOFERS Family owned & operated since 1961

BEAT THE HST

604-792-1479

homesteadheatingandair@shaw.ca

PRIDE PAINTING

P 3 Room A I Spring Special N $ T I N Call Rob to book today G 604-819-5693

299

R O HOWARD O F When Quality Counts! I ROOF EVALUATIONS by N PROFESSIONAL ROOFERS G Family owned & operated since 1961

L A W N S

604-792-1479

Interior and Exterior Painting

Holland Screens L LANDSCAPE AWAY L

“Protect yourself from West Nile virus”

CALL FOR YOUR FREE ESTIMATE

Chilliwack 604.792.6725 Vancouver 778.866.3010 www.hollandscreens.ca

A N D S C A P I N G

• Pressure Washing • Gutter cleaning • Lava Rock Placing • Yard Waste & Rubbish Removal • Dump Trailer Service • Lawn Mowing • Weeding • Bark Mulch

We do it all!! Call Scott 604-793-5558

A Man & His Mower

A Book Early for Lawncutting Specials W N FRIENDLY PROFESSIONAL AFFORABLE • Complete Lawn Care Complete Lawn & Garden Care C • Turf Installation ✓ Lawn Mowing, Trimming, Edging U ✓ Fertilizing • Pruning & Gardening ✓ Weeding • Landscape Design & Upgrades T ✓ Yard Clean-up ✓ Bark Mulch Beautification • Spring Clean Up T ✓ Yard Pre-sale * Seniors Discount * • Retaining Walls I I will care for your yard like it’s my own! Residential • Strata • Commercial N CALL TERRY 604-858-2292 G

604-845-1467

in the garden • Pruning, including hedges • Regular garden maintenance/ seasonal clean up • Lawn mowing / fertilization programs • Design & installation

Jo Lester 604.819.5413

P BEAT THE HST! NORTH GATE L PLUMBING By Gord U • Renovations Repairs M •• All Work Guaranteed B • Licensed w/ 30 years I experience Low Rates N 604-847-0440 G Cell. 604-798-6370

W A S H I N G

HOWARD

H E A T and take advantage I of provincial rebates. N Call for a FREE quote. G 604.769.0724

G A R D E N I N G

P O W E R

RESIDENTIAL

I & FARMING M P Framing, Concrete R and Steel Cladding O V Commercial Framing E Building Quality structures in M the Fraser Valley since 1996 E Tony VanOort 604-819-2740 N winter_wood@aebc.com T

S C R E E N S

Frame to Finish Contracting C

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R U B B I S H R E M O V A L

C O N T A I N E R S

604-703-3319 Toll Free: 1-888-400-8822 604-796-0189

Lil’ Red Containers and Disposal Bin Rentals 8-12-20 yard containers for yard clean ups & green waste. ROOFING, CONSTRUCTION & CONCRETE Call Bruce for a price today

604-316-3792

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09 Expedition Eddie Bauer t u Was 49,495 BPlorwicoe! $39,995 $

u Was 27,895 BPlorwicoe! $23,495 $

04 Mustang GT

ut Was 18,795 BPlorwicoe! $16,295 $

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08 F350 Crew Dually t

u Was 47,995 BPlorwicoe! $43,595 $

09 Explorer Eddie tBauer

u Was 33,975 BPlorwicoe! $31,898 $

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07 Mustang GT

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05 Pontiac Grand tPrix u Was $10,995 BPlorwicoe!

07 F350 Crew XLTt

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08 Ranger S/C 4x4t

u Was $19,995 BPlorwicoe! $16,995

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06 Hummer H2

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See www.chilliwackford.com for complete inventory


OTHER GREAT ITEMS IN STORE: Yoga Mats, Stand Mixers, Stand Mixer Attachments, Placemats, Coolers, Pop-

Great Gifts for Dad

Vertical Air Compressors

Hot Water Heaters

Father’s Day - June 20, 2010 Key Start tart Self Propelled Lawn Mowers

Electric & Gas from

vertical 17 gal from

195.00

195.00

from

7”h Tree Troll Oil Burner

8” Golf Club Lighter

Jungle Animal In Log

23.5” Motorcycle Canvas Prints

Butane re-fills availble

19.95 /ea 4 different styles

4.95 /ea

19.95

3.95 /ea Fitness Equiment in Stock

Upright, Canister & Central Vacuums

upright bikes

Great Selection of Bikes!

ellipticals

treadmills

Cordless e Phones with answering machine

with out answering machine

100% Wool Area Rugs 5’ x 8’

from

22.95

24”, 30”, 33”, 36” wide Top Freezer, Bottom Freezer, Side-by-side, French door White, Black, Stainless starting from

395.00

Directions from Vancouver

Take Exit 118 Turn Left over the Overpass Go Through Roundabout Turn First Left on Commercial Court

24”, 30” wide

Laundry

Coil, Smooth Top, Gas, Wall-ovens Easy-clean, Self-clean, Convection

starting from

Top Load, Front Load, Stackers

starting from

375.00

from

starting from

Tight-Top, Pillow-Top, Euro-Top, Foam, Memory Foam

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295.00

Mattresses / Boxsprings / Rails

When you can get

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Built in plastic tub & Stainless steel tall tub

295.00

Why pay Retail?

195

Dishwashers

Individual units & sets available

White, Black, Stainless

Direction from Hope

Take Exit 119 Stay to the right Turn Left on Yale Rd W Turn Right on Evans Parkway Turn Left on Commercial Court

from

195.00

Ranges

39.95

Over-the-Range Microwaves

.00 from

Fridges

Counter-top Microwaves

Retails $999.99

from

12

Stress-less Chair w/ottoman

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Bed Rails from

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Bar Sttols, Coutner-Height r-He Chairs, Recliners, Lift Chairs, Sofas, Lovesets, Chairs, Tables, End Tables, Indoor Plants, Indoor Trees, Vases, Lamps, Jewelry, Sea Shells, Night Lights, Candy,

Vacuum Bags, Closet Organizers, Cribs, Dressers, Change Tables, Gliders & Ottomans, Crib Bedding, Mobiles, Strollers, Car Seats, Fridges, Stove, Dishwasher, Microwaves, Washer, Dryer...

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